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Walt Disney's Dumbo (Walt Disney's Little Library D3)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1947

Seller ID: 2015979

Condition: Very Good


Rebacked with new cloth, pencil name & address inside front board. 1947 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A publication based on one of Walt Disney's earliest films, featuring color and black & white illustrations from the motion picture. View more info

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Mother Goose's Melodies for Her Little Goslings: Linen Edition

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McLoughlin Bros., New York:

Seller ID: 2132184

Condition: Fair


Spine cloth mostly gone, boards rubbed, a few pages with minor pencil scribbles, light stain on one page. Color pictorial boards, printed on linen. A collection of Mother Goose nursery rhymes. View more info

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Beauties and Achievements of the Blind.

By: Artman, Wm. [William]; Hall, L.V.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Published for the Authors: 1854

Seller ID: 2174961

Condition: Good


1863 printing. Page edges stained, board edges faded, top corner of front endpaper clipped. 1854 Hard Cover. 387 pp. 8vo. An account of the achievements of various blind individuals, including Homer and John Milton. View more info

Trial of the Stauntons (Notable British Trials Series)

By: Atlay, J.B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Hodge and Company, Limited: 1952

Edition: Review Copy

Seller ID: 2278337

Condition: Very Good


Review copy. No jacket, faint smudge along top page ridge, two small spots on page ridge, review copy bookplate on front endpaper. 1952 Hard Cover. 327 pp. The Murder of Harriet Staunton took place in the London suburb of Penge in April 1877. Harriet Staunton (née Richardson) died in a Penge lodging house on 13 April, five days after her one-year-old child, Thomas Staunton, died of malnutrition at Guy's Hospital. In September of the same year, Harriet's husband Louis St... View more info

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The American Preceptor; Being a New Selection of Lessons for Reading and Speaking.

By: Bingham, Caleb

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Manning and Loring: 1807

Seller ID: 2197180

Condition: Good


Thirty-second edition. Binding shaken with a couple gatherings sprung, pages toned, boards rubbed, ink name & date inside with watercolor doodle. 1807 Full-Leather. iv, 228 pp. By the author of The Columbian Orator (the primer Frederick Douglass used to teach himself to read and speak eloquently). View more info

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Ground Water Resources of Monroe County, New York

By: Bonner, J. Franklin; Leggette, R.M.; Gould, L.O.; Dollen, B.H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Monroe County Regional Planning Board: 1935

Seller ID: 2203478

Condition: Good


Former institutional library copy (Haloid Research Laboratories), usual marks. 1935 Large Hardcover. 141 ff., with numerous tables and figures, including several fold-outs, preceding and following text. A municipal report on the local geology of Monroe County, New York, focusing on the ground water resources. View more info

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The Hills Around Havana

By: Bottom, Carl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., New York: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2192662

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Business card of a Havana agent for United Fruit Company with a handwritten note ('With best wishes 4/30/48') laid in, jacket edges rubbed with some loss and a few tears.Good. 1948 Hard Cover. 297 pp. 8vo. A novel of the expatriate experience in Cuba, published shortly after Ernest Hemingway took up residence at Finca Vigia, which likely glamorized the idea of expat living to some degree, despite the political tensions associated with the nation. View more info

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Blood and Daring: How Canada Fought the American Civil War and Forged a Nation

By: Boyko, John

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Vintage Canada: 2014

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2139710

ISBN: 0307361462

Condition: Fine


First paperback printing. 2014 Trade Paperback. 355 pp. Blood and Daring will change our views not just of Canada's relationship with the United States, but of the Civil War, Confederation and Canada itself. In Blood and Daring, lauded historian John Boyko makes a compelling argument that Confederation occurred when and as it did largely because of the pressures of the Civil War. Many readers will be shocked by Canada's deep connection to the war--Canadians fought in eve... View more info

Ex-Cub Fitzie

By: Boyton, Neil

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bruce Publishing Company: 1950

Seller ID: 1310134

Condition: Good


No jacket. Pages toned, ink marks on endpapers, rear hinge weak, metallic tape on rear board. 1950 Hard Cover. 206 pp. CONTENTS: Silver Fox; Bananas and the Beast; A Tooth for a Tooth; Halloween Party; Kim's Game Pays Off; A Gift of Fingerprints; 'Please Help the Red Cross'; On Hiking to Heaven; From Old New Amsterdam; Pies in the Skies; Goat Trails; Jerry, Fire Builder; Little Stinkweed; Social Outcast's Return. View more info

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Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington

By: Brookhiser, Richard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Free Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202472

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Rear jacket panel lightly rubbed. 1996 Hard Cover. 230 pp. A revisionist biography of George Washington chronicles his remarkable quarter-century career in public life, from his heroic deeds as a leader through the legacy that has been passed down to his political descendants. View more info

Image for Sketches of Universal History, Sacred and Profane, from the Creation of the World, to the Year 1818, of the Christian Era: in Three Parts. with an Appendix, and a Chronological Table of Contents, Fourth Edition, Corrected by the Author, and Continued Down to the Year 1822.

Sketches of Universal History, Sacred and Profane, from the Creation of the World, to the Year 1818, of the Christian Era: in Three Parts. with an Appendix, and a Chronological Table of Contents, Fourth Edition, Corrected by the Author, and Continued Down to the Year 1822.

By: Butler, Frederick

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oliver D. Cooke.: 1822

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2134747

Condition: Good


Fourth edition. Boards rubbed and slightly bowed, first few gatherings slightly sprung, ink & pencil ownership marks of Hoit (Hoyt) Hamilton dated 1823 on endpapers. 1822 Full-Leather. iv, 412 pp. 12mo. Full calf. Includes engraved illustrations of historical events. A Christianized history of the Western world, from the day of creation through the date of publication. This edition includes information on events not included in the 1818 original, such as the revolutions ... View more info

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The Wonderful History of Peter Schlemihl

By: Chamisso, Adalbert Von

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Story Classics: 1950

Seller ID: 1510102

Condition: Good


Hinges weak, boards rubbed, slipcase edges chipped & faded. 1950 Hard Cover. 88 pp. Hardcover in slipcase. View more info

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The Return of Don Quixote

By: Chesterton, G.K.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2119246

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Boards lightly soiled, owner bookplate with ink name & date on front endpapers, top edge of front endpaper lightly stained. 1927 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 302 pp. 8vo. Chesterton utilizes the same farsical chivalry used by Cervantes to satirize the modern world. View more info

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Captains Outrageous: The Amazing Voyage of the Glory Be

By: Clark, Morton Gill

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Company: 1938

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2008315

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Very good in good jacket. Jacket heavily rubbed, reverse of jacket spine lightly stained, jacket flap corners trimmed (list price still present). 1938 Hard Cover. viii, 295 pp. 8vo. A nautical adventure in the South Pacific aboard the schooner Glory Be. From the jacket: The hilarious (and incredible) story of four young men in a boat - their voyage from Tahiti to Cannes with a madcap company and crew. View more info

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A Team for the Ages: Baseball's All-Time All-Star Team

By: Cohen, Robert W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Lyons Press / The Globe Pequot Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263543

ISBN: 1592284027

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2004 Large Hardcover. 291, [1] pp. Who are baseball's all-time greatest players? That's a question the game's fans never tire of trying to answer. Position by position, and with statistics at the ready, fans go around the diamond arguing the merits of, for example, Ty Cobb versus Bobby Bonds, Babe Ruth versus Roberto Clemente, Lou Gehrig versus Mark McGwire, Honus Wagner versus Cal Ripken Jr., Yogi Berra versus Johnny Bench, and Lefty Grove versus Sandy Ko... View more info

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The Place Within: Portraits of the American Landscape by 20 Contemporary Writers

By: Daynard, Jodi

Price: $3.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1536918

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes original jacket.Near Fine. 1997 Hard Cover. 272 pp. 8vo. Twenty distinguished American authors--including Harry Crews, Joy Williams, and Alan Lightman--explore places in the country's diverse landscape, from the neon lights of Times Square to the brush fires of Alaska. Contents include: Ellen Meloy- A Map for Hummingbirds, Harry Crews- Swamp as Metaphor, Alan Lightman- Hallelujah, Diane Ackerman- The Grandeur of the Grand Canyon, Suzanne Berne- Cl... View more info

Image for A Frenchman in Lincoln's America: Huit Mois en Amerique: Lettres et Notes de Voyage, 1864-1865, in Two Volumes (The Lakeside Classics Volumes 72 & 73)

A Frenchman in Lincoln's America: Huit Mois en Amerique: Lettres et Notes de Voyage, 1864-1865, in Two Volumes (The Lakeside Classics Volumes 72 & 73)

By: de Hauranne, Ernest Duvergier; Bowen, Ralph H.; Krebs, Albert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Lakeside Press / R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company: 1975

Seller ID: 2201280

Condition: Near Fine


1975 Hard Cover. liv, [4], 532; xlii, [4], 634 pp. French title: Huit Mois en Amerique: Lettres et Notes de Voyage, 1864-1865. This book is comprised of the notes & journals of a young Frenchman traveling in the Northern States and Eastern Canada during the latter part of the Civil War. This unconstrained narrative presents a candid view of the lands, its people, and its political thought. View more info

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The Final Move Beyond Iraq: The Final Solution While The World Sleeps

By: Evans, Mike

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Front Line: 2007

Seller ID: 1518076

ISBN: 1599791889

Condition: Near Fine


2007 Trade Paperback. 348 pp. In The Final Move Beyond Iraq, Mike Evans addresses the greatest threat America has faced since the Civil War: the Islamic revolution, or Islamofascism. While the United States debates the best way to solve the situation in Iraq, the terrorists are claiming victory and planning to take their show to American soil once again. Drawing from extensive interviews with prime ministers, CIA directors, and other insiders, Evans looks at the history ... View more info

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Winter of the World (The Century Trilogy Book Two [2])

By: Follett, Ken

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dutton: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2043259

ISBN: 0525952926

Condition: Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy.Fine. 2012 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 940 pp. 8vo. Ken Follett follows up his #1 New York Times bestseller Fall of Giants with a brilliant, page-turning epic about the heroism and honor of World War II, and the dawn of the atomic age. Ken Follett’s Fall of Giants, the first novel in his extraordinary new historical epic, The Century Trilogy, was an international sensation, acclaimed as 'sweeping an... View more info

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Old New York; or, Reminiscences of the Past Sixty Years. Being an Enlarged and Revised Edition of the Anniversary Discourse Delivered before the New York Historical Society, (November 17, 1857,)

By: Francis, John W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Charles Roe: 1858

Seller ID: 2275139

Condition: Good


Former library copy, only a few marks. Moderately foxed throughout, corners a bit rubbed. 1858 Hard Cover. 384 pp. 8vo. View more info

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Russia: A History

By: Freeze, Gregory L. (Editor)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271078

ISBN: 0192158996

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Page ridges faintly foxed. 1997 Hard Cover. Here, thirteen American and European historians exploit the archival revolution of 1991 as well as the best contemporary scholarship to provide a major reinterpretation of Russian history. This essay collection, the first history of its kind to appear since the fall of the Soviet Union, covers Russian history from the eighth century up to the Commonwealth of Independent States. Readers encounter a nation of extre... View more info

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Cleo's Misty Rainbow

By: Garis, Lilian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1927

Seller ID: 2275773

Condition: Very Good


Multiple chips along top edge of jacket partially obscuring some text, a few smaller chips along bottom edge of jacket, one-and-a-half inch tear along bottom edge of front jacket panel. Ink name on front endpaper. 1927 Hard Cover. 270 pp. Illustrated by Thelma Gooch. The mist that obscured Cleo's rainbow merely made the glow more brilliant as it was cleared away, for the complications added zest to the mystery story wherein Cleo determined to unravel the interesting tang... View more info

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New: American & Canadian Poetry, Sept. 1969, No. 10

By: Gill, John; Birney, Earle; Mollin, Larry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New: A & C Poetry: 1969

Seller ID: 2263770

Condition: Very Good


Light crease on front corner, spine a bit toned. 1969 Stapled Binding. [1]-52 pp. A literary journal featuring new works by American and Canadian poets, including: Brown Miller; Len Gasparini; Bruce Severy; Charles Simic; Jefry Poniewaz; Robert Hershon; Mike Levinson; Larry Mollin; Pat Lane; Stephen Vincent; Chaim Mendelson; Allen Planz; Ted Kooser; Dick Lourie; Marge Piercy; E.E. Greengrass; Coleman Barks; Lyn Lifshin. Reviews by: Stephen Vincent; Hale Chatfield; Jack A... View more info

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The Condor Passes

By: Grau, Shirley Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266781

ISBN: 0394472497

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Faint crease to jacket front and front jacket flap. Ink name on front endpaper. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 421 pp. The ruthless accumulation, the spending, and the ultimate disposition of a great New Orleans fortune furnish the motive force in Shirley Ann Grau's brilliant novel of three American generations whose lives are caught up in and shaped by the currents of southern power. As his family hovers around him, heirs a... View more info

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Book of the Earth & Sky, Books I & II [1 and 2]

By: Grossinger, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Black Sparrow Press: 1971

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2263298

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printings, one of 1500 copies released simultaneously with the hardcover edition. Slight discoloration to front wrapper of book II, ink stamp inside wrappers. 1971 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 155, [3]; 145, [5] pp. Grossinger's third book, comprising a two-volume collection of verse and prose, each introduced by a Robert Kelly poem. The author is also the founder of North Atlantic Books, a non-profit publisher in Berkele... View more info

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To The Elephant Graveyard

By: Hall, Tarquin

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1528139

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Lightly rubbed.Very Good. 2000 Hard Cover. 260 pp. In To the Elephant Graveyard, journalist Tarquin Hall does more than chronicle the daring, adventure-filled search for a killer elephant -- he creates a vivid account of the people in an isolated area of India whose culture is intimately connected to the region's elephants and, like the elephants, is quickly dying out. In Assam it is not unusual to see signposts in villages saying... View more info

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Trudi & Pia

By: Hegi, Ursula

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197077

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2003 Hard Cover View more info

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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

By: Isaacson, Walter

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks: 2003

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2132453

Condition: Near Fine


Book club paperback edition. Minimal wear to corners, light smudges to page ridge. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. x, 590 pp. Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us, the one who seems made of flesh rather than marble. In this authoritative and engrossing full-scale biography, Walter Isaacson shows how the most fascinating of America's founders helped define our national character. In a sweeping narrative that follows ... View more info

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Thomas Alva Edison: Sixty Years of an Inventor's Life

By: Jones, Francis Arthur

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1908

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2056905

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth edition. Former Buffalo Public School Library copy, only marks are two bookplates on front endpapers. 1908 Hard Cover. xii, 362 pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles, top edge gilt. Illustrated with photographic plates. A fairly early biography of the famous inventor, printed during his lifetime, and about thirty years after his first successful test of the light bulb. View more info

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The Mohawk, Volume 13, Number 1-4, First-Fourth Quarter, 1996

By: Kelly, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Mohawk / Valley Quarterlies: 1996

Seller ID: 2123454

Condition: Near Fine


Custom bound in hardcover by Tassinari Bros. Marginal stamp and notation on a couple pages only. 1996 Hard Cover. 180 pp. 8vo. Genealogical information for the 19th century in the Schenectady and Montgomery counties of New York State, comprising the complete year of 1996, with an index for all four numbers following the text. Includes: Deaths - Herkimer Reformed Church, 1802-1899; Bail Book; Schenectady County Cemetery Inscriptions; Marriage and Death Notices; Schenectad... View more info