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Image for Images of RLT: We'd Only Just Begun - An Historic Montage of the People Who Made R.L. Thomas a High School, 1962-1994

Images of RLT: We'd Only Just Begun - An Historic Montage of the People Who Made R.L. Thomas a High School, 1962-1994

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1994

Seller ID: 1813005

Condition: Near Fine


1994 Large Hardcover. 304 pp. A collage of articles, photographs, verse, and descriptive text telling the story of R.L. Thomas High School from 1962-1994. View more info

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One Hundred Years of Publishing: 1837-1937

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261521

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket faintly toned, minor chip along top edge of jacket rear. 1937 Hard Cover. 83 pp. A history of one hundred years of publishing at Beacon Street in Boston. View more info

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Pictorial History of Christ Church, Boston: The Old North Church of Paul Revere Fame

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Acme Printing Company:

Seller ID: 2008359

Condition: Near Fine


[32 pp.] Stapled binding, photographic printed wrappers. Black & white photographs throughout. A brief historical sketch of the church made famous by Paul Revere's midnight ride View more info

Image for The German Army from Within, By a British Officer Who Has Served In It

The German Army from Within, By a British Officer Who Has Served In It

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1914

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: 2261627

Condition: Very Good


Text on front board lightly rubbed. 1914 Hard Cover. 192 pp. CONTENTS: Introductory; In the Cadet College; The Officer at Work and Play; The Non-Coms; Married Life in a German Garrison; The Training of Recruits; Uniforms and Badges; Transport and Manaeuvres; General Staff; The Secret Service; The War Lord and His Entourage; Random Recollections; Conclusion. View more info

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The Harvard Medical School, 1782-1906

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harvard Medical School: 1906

Seller ID: 2135139

Condition: Near Fine


Slip tipped in on front flyleaf states 'With the compliments of the faculty of the Harvard Medical School'. 1906 Hard Cover. xi, 212 pp. Tall 8vo. Three panel panoramic photographic fold-out of Harvard Medical School precedes title page, photographic plates of grounds and faculty in text. View more info

Image for The New York Tribune. A Sketch of its History. Illustrated.

The New York Tribune. A Sketch of its History. Illustrated.

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1883

Seller ID: 2006584

Condition: Good


Wrappers toned, top edge slightly gnawed affecting margin only. 1883 Stapled Binding. 26 pp. Printed wrappers, stapled binding. An account of the foundation and development of Horace Greeley's newspaper, The New York Tribune. The paper was founded in 1841, and existed through several name changes and mergers until 1966. During the 1850s it was among the most widely circulated newspapers in the United States. Includes engravings of Tribune counting room, Mr. Reid's study, and circulation map. View more info

Image for Henry Ford: A Personal History, 1863-1947: A Guide to an Exhibition (Henry Ford Museum, a Permanent Exhibition)

Henry Ford: A Personal History, 1863-1947: A Guide to an Exhibition (Henry Ford Museum, a Permanent Exhibition)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Henry Ford Museum: 1960

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2208626

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Very faint crease to rear wrapper, faint stain to bottom corner of last half of pages. 1960 Stapled Binding. vi, 64 pp. A brief history of the life of Henry Ford. Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was an American captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.Although Ford did not invent the automobile or the assembly line, he developed and manufactured the first automobile that many middle-class Americans could afford. In doing so, Ford converted ... View more info

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Views of Los Angeles and Vicinity

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: H.M. Mosher: 1904

Seller ID: 2208481

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly creased, faint stain to bottom edge of pages, ink note on front flyleaf, a few captions in pencil. 1904 Soft Cover. Unpaginated. Black-and-white photographs of various places in and around Los Angeles, California. View more info

Image for Work and Win: An Interesting Weekly for Young America -- Fred Fearnot In New Orleans or, Up Against the Mafia by Hal Standish (New York, February 13, 1903, No. 219)

Work and Win: An Interesting Weekly for Young America -- Fred Fearnot In New Orleans or, Up Against the Mafia by Hal Standish (New York, February 13, 1903, No. 219)

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Frank Tousey: 1903

Seller ID: 2208479

Condition: Fair


Front and rear wrappers loose from binding but included, three-inch tear to rear wrapper, edges heavily rubbed. 1903 Stapled Binding. 28 pp. The story of Fred Fearnot In New Orleans or, Up Against the Mafia by Hal Standish.KEYWORDS: MAGAZINES PERIODICALS EPHEMERA WORK WIN AMERICANA AMERICAN HISTORY View more info

Image for The R.O.T.C. Manual Infantry: A Text Book for the Reserve Officers Training Corps, 1st Year Basic, Vol. I (20th Edition)

The R.O.T.C. Manual Infantry: A Text Book for the Reserve Officers Training Corps, 1st Year Basic, Vol. I (20th Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Military Service Publishing Co.: 1938

Seller ID: 2208425

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, front board lightly rubbed, ink name on front paste-down endpaper. 1938 Hard Cover. 398 pp. CONTENTS: National Defense and the Educated Man; The National Defense and the Reserve Officers' Training Corps; The Obligations of American Citizenship; Evolution of the Military Policy of the United States; The National Defense Act; Military Organization; Military Discipline, Courtesies and Customs of the Service; Military Sanitation and First Aid; Map Reading; The Rifle and Rifle Marksmanship; Leadership (Infantry Drill Regulations) Physical Training; Organization of the Infantry.KEYWORDS: ... View more info

Image for New City on the Merrimack: Prints of Lawrence, 1845-1876

New City on the Merrimack: Prints of Lawrence, 1845-1876

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Merrimack Valley Textile Museum: 1974

Seller ID: 2259829

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faintly toned. 1974 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Prints and drawings which illustrate the growth and development of Lawrence from grassy river banks in Methuen and Andover into a separate entity, an urban community of 35,000 people by 18176. There are several hundred items in the collection of the Merrimack Valley Textile Museum, illustrating with precision and detail the building and maintenance of the dam, canals, mills, and housing for the city. View more info

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Tales of the Great Lakes: Stories from Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Castle Books: 1986

Seller ID: 2207850

ISBN: 1555211208

Condition: Fine


A fine copy.Near Fine. 1986 Hard Cover. 474 pp. They can be as still as a millpond, as angry as any storm swept ocean. The Great Lakes and the major states bordering them—Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota—are the heartland of America. The land supplies the goods: grain, meat, timber, and steel. The Lakes provide passage for those goods around the world. The two—land and water—are inseparable, their destiny interlocked.Tales of the Great Lakes encompasses the stories of the men who built the Midwest—the giants of industry, builders of cities, intrepid seafarers, writers who ch... View more info

Image for The Eclectic Medical Journal, Vol. XXXIX, Nos. 1-12, January - December 1879 [Volume 39, Complete, Comprising Monthly Issues One - Twelve]

The Eclectic Medical Journal, Vol. XXXIX, Nos. 1-12, January - December 1879 [Volume 39, Complete, Comprising Monthly Issues One - Twelve]

By: N/A

Price: $225.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1879

Seller ID: 2077069

Condition: Good


Rebound with title, date, and owner's name in gilt on spine. Spine heavily toned, 1 inch split to top of front joint, corners rubbed, owner bookplate on front endpaper, light marginal stains to binding edge of first volume. 1879 Half-Leather. vii, 584 pp. 8vo. Red leather spine & corners, pebbled cloth boards, gilt titles. A bound volume of twelve monthly pamphlets for the year 1879, comprising the complete thirty-ninth volume in this serial medical journal, which features transcripts of addresses, articles, editorials, reviews of recently published medical books, etc. Index for the full volum... View more info

Image for African Victory with the British Forces from El Alamein to Cape Bon

African Victory with the British Forces from El Alamein to Cape Bon

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: British Information Services: 1943

Seller ID: 2206915

Condition: Good


No publisher date (circa 1940s), wrappers rubbed with a few light creases, page corners lightly dog-eared. 1943 Stapled Binding. 63 pp. At the First Battle of El Alamein (1 – 27 July 1942) the advance of Axis troops on Alexandria was blunted by the Allies, stopping the German Panzers who were trying to outflank the Allies' position. At the Second Battle of El Alamein (23 October – 4 November 1942) Allied forces broke the Axis line and forced them all the way back to Tunisia. Winston Churchill, the British Prime Minister at the time, said of this victory: Now this is not the end; it is not... View more info

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Early Arts in the Genesee Valley: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Genesee Valley Council on the Arts: 1974

Seller ID: 2206705

Condition: Good


Wrappers lightly toned, pages faintly dog-eared, pages 55-62 loose from binding but included. 1974 Soft Cover. 158 pp. Number three in a series published by the Genesee Valley Council on the Arts. CONTENTS: Acknowledgements; Biographies of contributors; Preface; A cornucopia of Genesee Valley history in art; Portraiture in the Genesee Valley; Landscape in the Genesee Valley; Still-Life & scenes from history, fantasy, and daily life; Animal painting in the Genesee Valley; Fabrics & stitches in the valley; Furniture in the Genesee Valley; The other decorative arts; Other exhibition items; Bibli... View more info

Image for Objectif Paris: Images de la Ville a Travers Cinq Collections Photographiques Parisiennes

Objectif Paris: Images de la Ville a Travers Cinq Collections Photographiques Parisiennes

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Phileas Frog Paris Musees: 2003

Seller ID: 2202734

ISBN: 2879008085

Condition: Near Fine


Text in English and French. Page very faintly toned. 2003 Soft Cover. 142 pp. Text in English and French. Can anyone every capture Paris? Through the magificent visual journey that is prposed to use, we can find at once the high moments of History and the simplicity of common life, the great portraits of the capital as well as its metamorphoses. Reflected by the masters of yesterday or the photographers of today, the urban landscapes appeal to us like so many inner landscapes and moments of emotion. View more info

Image for The Mentor: January 1925 (Serial No. 263), March 1925 (Serial No. 265), April 1925 (Serial No. 266), September 1925 (Serial No. 271), October 1925 (Serial No. 272) (5-Volume Set)

The Mentor: January 1925 (Serial No. 263), March 1925 (Serial No. 265), April 1925 (Serial No. 266), September 1925 (Serial No. 271), October 1925 (Serial No. 272) (5-Volume Set)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Crowell Publishing Company: 1925

Seller ID: 2260201

Condition: Very Good


Five-volume set of The Mentor: January 1925 (Serial No. 263)--one inch tear along spine-base; March 1925 (Serial No. 265)--spine lightly bumped; April 1925 (Serial No. 266)---light smudge to rear wrapper; September 1925 (Serial No. 271)--quarter-inch tear to top edge of front wrapper, two small surface tears to front wrapper; October 1925 (Serial No. 272)--very good. 64, 74, 62, 66, 72 pp. Five-volume set of The Mentor: January 1925 (Serial No. 263): Romance of Rings, by George F. Kunz; Anthony Van Dyck--Painter of Royalty. March 1925 (Serial No. 265): Joseph Conrad, Personal Memories; Old New... View more info

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The Columbian Portfolio of Photographs of the Worlds Fair

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Jones Brothers Publishing Company: 1893

Seller ID: 2262613

Condition: Very Good


23 unbound prints in hardcover portfolio. Pencil note and light stain on front board. Red stain along bottom left edge of photographs, a few light creases and faint spots to some photographs. The Columbian Portfolio of Photographs of the Worlds Fair. Includes 23 black-and-white prints. View more info

Image for The Four Kings of Canada. Being a Succinct Account of the Four Indian Princes lately arriv'd from North America. with a particular Description of their Country, their strange and remarkable Religion, Feasts, Marriages, Burials, Remedies from their Sick, Customs, Manners, Constitution, Habits, Sports, War, Peace, Policy, Hunting, Fishing, Utensils belonging to the Savages, with several other Extraordinary Things worthy Observation, as to the natural or curious Productions, Beauty, or Fertility, of that Part of the World.

The Four Kings of Canada. Being a Succinct Account of the Four Indian Princes lately arriv'd from North America. with a particular Description of their Country, their strange and remarkable Religion, Feasts, Marriages, Burials, Remedies from their Sick, Customs, Manners, Constitution, Habits, Sports, War, Peace, Policy, Hunting, Fishing, Utensils belonging to the Savages, with several other Extraordinary Things worthy Observation, as to the natural or curious Productions, Beauty, or Fertility, of that Part of the World.

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Publisher: J.E. Garratt & Co: 1891

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265379

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly toned, 1/2 inch tear to spine head. 1891 Soft Cover. 47, [1] pp. Printed wrappers, sewn binding. 1891 reissue of 1710 original (Sabin 25282, Howes C106: These were Iroquois chiefs taken to London by Col. Schuyler of Albany.). An account of colonial Canada published for the British book trade, providing a great deal of contemporary detail about Native American culture, specifically within the Iroquois tribe. View more info

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Tropical Storm Agnes!

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: United States Army Corps of Engineers: 1972

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2005575

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. 1972 Large Softcover. Unpaginated. Oblong. Stapled binding. An account of Tropical Storm Agnes in 1972, with color and black & white photographs throughout. View more info

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History of Franciscan Philosophy

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 2205613

Condition: Very Good


Boards rubbed. Lecture notes on the history of Franciscan philosophy from the 13th Century to the present day. Includes a bibliography of Alexander Halensis and his collaborators. View more info

Image for The History of the Rhode Island Medical Society and Its Component Societies, 1812-1962

The History of the Rhode Island Medical Society and Its Component Societies, 1812-1962

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Roger Williams Press: 1966

Seller ID: 2197329

Condition: Very Good


Page ridge foxed, two tiny spots on front wrapper. 1966 Trade Paperback. xi, 276 pp. Contents: The Rhode Island Medical Society, The Bristol County Medical Association, Kent County Medical Society, Newport County Medical Society, The Pawtucket Medical Association, The Providence Medical Associatioin, Washington County Medical Society, The Woonsocket District Medical Society. Includes black and white illustrations.Keywords: MEDICAL MEDICINE RHODE ISLAND MEDICAL SOCIETY BRISTOL COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION KENT COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY NEWPORT COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY PAWTUCKET MEDICAL ASSOCIATION PRO... View more info

Image for The Religious Monitor, or, Evangelical Repository. Devoted to the Principles of the Reformation, as Set Forth in the Formularies of the Westminster Divines, and of the Churches in Holland. Volume I.

The Religious Monitor, or, Evangelical Repository. Devoted to the Principles of the Reformation, as Set Forth in the Formularies of the Westminster Divines, and of the Churches in Holland. Volume I.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: C. Webster: 1825

Seller ID: 2204631

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, pages foxed. 1825 Hard Cover. 472, [vii] pp. Biblical commentary, theology, religious philosophy, history, and poetry. May 1824-April 1825 (Volume I, Numbers 1-12). Devoted to the Principles of the Reformation, as Set Forth in the Formularies of the Westminster Divines, and of the Churches in Holland.Keywords: RELIGIOUS MONITOR EVANGELICAL REPOSITORY THEOLOGY RELIGION CHRISTIAN CHRISTIANITY BIBLE STUDY PHILOSOPHY HISTORY POETRY View more info

Image for The Famous Parks and Gardens of the World, Described and Illustrated.

The Famous Parks and Gardens of the World, Described and Illustrated.

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons: 1880

Seller ID: 2200409

Condition: Good


Deaccessioned Reynolds Library copy, usual marks, ink stamps on some of the engravings. Boards rubbed, endpapers and margins of a few pages lightly stained. 1880 Large Hardcover. 230 pp. Tall 8vo. Leather spine, gilt titles and rules, marbled paper over boards, marbled endpapers. A popular description of Remarkable Parks and Gardens, public and private, ancient and modern, interspersed with illustrative anecdotes and notes on the history of Gardening. Engraved illustrations throughout. View more info

Image for Five Color Natural History Prints Depicting Seashells from the Turbo Genus [Conchology, Sea Shells, Snails, Mollusca, Turbinidae]

Five Color Natural History Prints Depicting Seashells from the Turbo Genus [Conchology, Sea Shells, Snails, Mollusca, Turbinidae]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Seller ID: 2066331

Condition: Very Good


Each print faintly foxed. Five matted and framed color prints. Frames 8 5/8 x 11 3/8, images 5 7/8 x 8 1/4. Matted and framed by Summit Glass and Picture Frame Company on Aug. 1 1966. These were acquired as part of a large collection of books and prints on seashell collecting and conchology, and most likely came from a 19th century volume on conchology (they are labeled plates 9, 10, 21, 24, and 33), though we were unable to identify which work this might have been. Each print features shells from the Turbinidae genus, also known as turban snails or turbos. View more info

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Tribute to the Memory of Alden March, M.D., LL.D.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles van Benthuysen & Sons: 1870

Seller ID: 2203774

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, edges rubbed, ink note, rear endpaper creased. 1870 Large Hardcover. 112 pp. A tribute to the memory of Dr. Alden March. Alden March (1795–1869) was a leading nineteenth century American physician, surgeon and medical inventor. March grew up in Sutton, Massachusetts. His brother was army surgeon, David March. March married Joanna P. Armsby in 1824. He received his MD from Brown University on 1820. In 1821, March taught the first anatomy course in the history of New York State. He later founded the Practical School for Anatomy and Surgery in Albany, NY, and held the first chair in ... View more info

Image for [Ordinances, City of Portland, 1855] The Charter and Ordinances of the City of Portland, Together with the Acts of the Legislature Relating to the City, Collated and Revised by a Joint Committee of the City Council

[Ordinances, City of Portland, 1855] The Charter and Ordinances of the City of Portland, Together with the Acts of the Legislature Relating to the City, Collated and Revised by a Joint Committee of the City Council

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Benjamin D. Peck: 1856

Seller ID: 2203738

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed. 1856 Hard Cover. vx, 384 pp. CONTENTS: List of Ordinances in this volume; List of Statutes cited; City Charter and Amendments; Agents; Alien Passengers; Amusements; Auctioneers; Billiard Rooms; Boats and Lighters; Boundary Lines; Bowling Alleys; Bridges; Buildings; Carriages; Cemeteries; City Clerk; City Constable and Messenger; City Engineer; City Hall; Clerk of the Common Council; Constables; Courts; Cows; Criers; Dogs; Drains and Sewers; Elections; Finance; Fire; Gunpowder; Harbor; Hawkers and Pedlers; Hay; Health; House of Correction; House of Reformation; Intelligence office... View more info

Image for Germany Surrenders Unconditionally: Facsimiles of the Documents (National Archives Publication No. 46-4)

Germany Surrenders Unconditionally: Facsimiles of the Documents (National Archives Publication No. 46-4)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The National Archives: 1945

Seller ID: 2203504

Condition: Very Good


Spine faded and lightly stained. 1945 Stapled Binding. 41 pp. Facsimiles of the original documents that brought World War II to a close in the European Theater of operations. KEYWORDS: MILITARY HISTORY WWII GERMANY GERMAN NAZI SURRENDER View more info

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The Co-Operative Century [Cooperative]

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Colorado Cattlemen's Centennial Commission: 1967

Seller ID: 2079720

Condition: Very Good


Faint crease on front corner, pages lightly toned. 1967 Large Softcover. 200 pp. A historical survey of ranching and other industries in Colorado, published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Colorado Cattlemen's Association. Black & white photographs and reproductions of historical advertisements throughout, section of color images in front portion. View more info

Image for History of Herkimer County, N.Y., with Illustrations Descriptive of Scenery, Private Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactories, from Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability; and Portraits of Old Pioneers and Prominent Residents

History of Herkimer County, N.Y., with Illustrations Descriptive of Scenery, Private Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactories, from Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability; and Portraits of Old Pioneers and Prominent Residents

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: W.E. Morrison & Co.: 1980

Seller ID: 1837059

Condition: Near Fine


1980 facsimile of 1879 original. No jacket. Boards faintly rubbed. An exceptional copy. 289 pp. Original green cloth, gilt titles. Numerous historical engravings throughout, map of New York State precedes text. Extensive, detailed table of contents for easy reference. View more info