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A POCKET GUIDE TO ALASKA
1 A POCKET GUIDE TO ALASKA
Washington War and Navy Departments 1943 Paperbound Very Good 12mo Frank Brannoff & Pvt.Ruge, 
two color, pict paper wraps, 52 pages, illustrated, illustrated, title page vignette, two full page cartoon illustrations,wraps lightly soiled, Dashiell Hammett, who was stationed in Alaska and who contributed to another publication of a similar nature, may have had a hand in this???? Has two verses from Robert Service's Spell of the Yukon printed on inside rear wrap. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 AMERICAN INDIANS; Catalog 385 Argosy Book Stores
New Yotk Argosy Book Stores Paperbound Very Good 8 Vo., 
pict paper wraps, 30 pages, stapled at spine, illustrated, 8 full page plates of North /South American indian art. 625 items, Books, pamphlets, prints oil paintings on the indians of both North and South America 
Price: 20.00 USD
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BROTHERHOOD of LOCOMOTIVE FIREMEN and ENGINEER'S MAGAZINE, March 1914, Vol. 56, No. 3
3 BROTHERHOOD of LOCOMOTIVE FIREMEN and ENGINEER'S MAGAZINE, March 1914, Vol. 56, No. 3
Columbus, Ohio Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen 1914 Paperbound Very Good 
pict. paper wraps, illustrated through out, one chart in color, small piece missing from lower rear wrap, Size: 8 vo,. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 LINCOLN LORE; Quarterly Bulletin of the Lincoln Museum; 114 Issues
Fort Wayne, IN, The Lincoln Museum Paprbound Very Good 4 to 
114 issues, No. 1725, Nov. 1981, to No. 1841, 199?; 4 pp per issue, illustrated, printed on white stock, horizontal creases from mailing. in 3 ring binder. 
Price: 130.00 USD
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THE ART OF PLEASING; or, The American lady and gentleman's book of etiquette.
5 THE ART OF PLEASING; or, The American lady and gentleman's book of etiquette.
Philadelphia Porter & Coates First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Hardcover 16 mo, (12 cm) 
n.d. (circa 1850),green, gilt dec. cloth,gilt spine, pp., vii, 9-64, "printed by Caxton Press of Sherman & Co., Philadelphia." Cover title: The lady and gentleman's book of etiquette. Compiled from the Latest and Best Authorities.light wear at edges and corners, else a very good copy of a rare title. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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6 THE CRUISER; A Quarterly Magazine of Cruising Tales and Adventures; Vol.1,No. 1
New York & London The Rudder Publishing Co. 1906 Hard Cover Very Good Magazine 
bound in red gilt dec. cloth, gilt spines, pp., 308, (2) index; illustrated. b & w plates from photographs, moderate soil to covers, articles on sailing in Japan, Maine, (Isle of Shoals), Lake Michigan, California, (Catalina),Ceylon (Pearl Fisheries), St. John to Grand Manan,Marblehead to Monhegan,Cruising Maine Waters, and various other stories of cruises . Size: 8 Vo., 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 Aberg, Alf THE PEOPLE OF NEW SWEDEN: Our Colony on the Delaware River, 1638-1655
Stockholm Natur och Kultur 1988 9127019098 / 9789127019096 Hard Cover Fine 8 Vo., Cover Design By Anders Rahm 
pict. fabroid covers, 203, [1] , illustrated, map,index, translated by Roger Tanner. Size: 8 Vo.22 cm. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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Ansel Adams engagement calendar 1987, Adams, Ansel
8 Adams, Ansel Ansel Adams engagement calendar 1987
Boston Little, Brown 1986 0821216139 / 9780821216132 Paperbound Very Good 8 Vo,.(23cm) 
pict. card wraps, spiral bound, unpaginated, illustrated with black and white high quality images from Adams photographs, in very good condition, 
Price: 35.00 USD
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THE FEDERALIST, Alexander Hamilton; James Madison; John Jay
9 Alexander Hamilton; James Madison; John Jay THE FEDERALIST
Franklin Center, PA Franklin Library 1977 A Limited Edition Hard Cover Fine 8 vo,. 
blue, full leather,xiii, 654 p., [9] leaves of plates :illustrated, gilt dec. covers and spine, all edges gilt, 5 raised bands, moire endpapers,silk page-marker, Contents; A volume in the 100 Greatest Books of All Time, as new, unread, Size: 8 Vo,. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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PECOS : a history of the pioneer West, Signed Copy, Alton Hughes
10 Alton Hughes PECOS : a history of the pioneer West, Signed Copy
Seagraves, Texas Pioneer Book Publishers 1978 0933512341 / 9780933512344 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 4 to (28 cm) Signed By Author
pict. cloth, vi, 401 pages : illustrations, a clean, bright copy , signed by authro on front free endpaper. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Superb signed bindings by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson, books illustrated by Cruikshank, Rowlandson, Alken and other prominent English illustrators ... Collection of Mrs. Henry D. Hughes, Philadelphia, Pa., American Art Association Anderson Galleries
11 American Art Association Anderson Galleries Superb signed bindings by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson, books illustrated by Cruikshank, Rowlandson, Alken and other prominent English illustrators ... Collection of Mrs. Henry D. Hughes, Philadelphia, Pa.
New York American art Association, Anderson galleries, Inc 1934 Paperbound Very Good 8 vo,. 
printed paper wraps, 129 pages facsimiles, "Superb signed bindings by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson, books illustrated by Cruikshank, Rowlandson, Alken and other prominent English illustrators ... Collection of Mrs. Henry D. Hughes, Philadelphia, Pa." 
Price: 30.00 USD
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SCHOONER AMERICA; 8 x 10" Framed Photogravure, American Sailing Ships
12 American Sailing Ships SCHOONER AMERICA; 8 x 10" Framed Photogravure
1891 Very Good 
8 x 10 inch, matted and framed photogravure print of Schooner America, from a photograph taken August, 1891. some minor spots on image, else in very good condition in a sound black frame with silver surround.Overall dimensions 12 x 14 inches. An 8 x 10 " glass negative of the same image is held by the Library of Congess. Only partial image shown in scan since the item is too large for my scanner. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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EXAMPLES : the making of 40 Photographs, Ansel Adams
13 Ansel Adams EXAMPLES : the making of 40 Photographs
Boston Little, Brown and Company, A New York Graphic Society Book 1983 0821215515 / 9780821215517 First Edition Hard Cover FINE Very Good 4 to 
black cloth, x, 177 pages : illustrations, very minor pulls to fore-edge of d,j at rear Forty of Ansel Adams's black and white photographs are accompanied by his commentary upon taking them.CONTENTS: Monolith, the face of Half Dome -- Alfred Stieglitz, an American place -- Frozen lake and cliffs -- Base of upper Yosemite Fall -- The Golden Gate before the bridge -- Surf sequence -- Boards and thistles -- Rose and driftwood -- Carolyn Anspacher -- Moonrise -- El Capitan, winter sunrise -- Lodgepole pines -- Early morning, Merced River, autumn -- Sand dunes, sunrise -- Aspens -- Mount Williamson -- Martha Porter -- Mount McKinley and Wonder Lake -- Tenaya Creek, dogwood, rain -- Buddhist grave markers and rainbow -- Rock and surf -- Saint Francis Church, Ranchos de Taos -- Farm family -- Silverton -- Clearing winter storn -- Arches, North Court, Mission San Xavier del Bac -- Still life -- Jacques Henri Lartigue -- Nevada Fall -- The black sun -- White house ruin -- Moon and Half Dome -- Church and road -- Merced River, cliffs, autumn -- Edward Weston -- Sand dune -- Georgia O'Keeffe and Orville Cox -- Old water tower -- Winter sunrise -- Graffiti, abandoned military installtion -- Glossary. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK; northern Arizona., Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company.
14 Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company. GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK; northern Arizona.
Chicago Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company. 1955 Paperbound Fine 
trravel brochure, {24 pages}, in text maps (2), 9 x 4 inches, opening to 9 x 7 3/4 inches,"Printed in the U.S.A. 11-22-55" -- from p. [24], illustrated throughout, some from photographs, depictions of native artwork, 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Athearn, Robert G WESTWARD THE BRITON;
New York Charles Scribner 1953 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8 Vo., 
mauve cloth, gilt spine, pp.,xiv, 208, illustrated, 16 full page bb & w plates from photographs, 16 pp bibliography, index, ex private library with bookplate inside front cover, spine of d.j. toned, small loss at top of spine of d.j. not affecting type, light chips to bottom of spine and corners of d.j.some soil to back panel of d.j. tight, sound copy "The American Far West, 1865-1900 seen and described by more than 300 traveling Englishmen, Capitalists and Cowboys, Homesteaders and Sportsmen, Ladies and Lords." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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MEZZOTINTS, Barker Laura Cooke
16 Barker Laura Cooke MEZZOTINTS
Wausau, Wisc Philosopher Press 1900 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 8 Vo., (20 cm) 
gilt dec.purple cloth, 70 pages,deckle edges, title page vignette in color, (design of cover and title page by Agnes Bassett) some scattered foxing,some uneven fading to coves, spine faded, Laura Elizabeth Cooke was the daughter of Pittt Cooke and Mary Townsend Cooke . (Pitt Cooke was the brother of Jay Cooke, the Civil War financier.) She wrote several books . Her first book was entitled A Strange Experiment, (1897) was also published by the Philosophers Press of Wisconsin.The Sandusky Register (Ohio)reported in its April 29, 1900 issue that Laura's poems were "especially interesting from a psychological standpoint, showing how the mind of the woman of strict orthodox training refines and interprets human desires." All of her books are difficult to find. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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17 Bartlett, John; A COLLECTION OF FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS, With Complete Indices of Authors and Subjects.
Cambridge Self Publlished 1858 Third Edition, Hard Cover Very Good 
orig. pebble grained, blind-stamped, cloth, gilt spine letters, pp.,viii,446. spine is faded, 2 small worm holes at hinge on front cover, light wear at edges, end-papers lightly soiled, The last edition to be published. privately, by Bartlett. Size: Sm. 8vo., 
Price: 40.00 USD
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PASSAMAQUODDY; Genealogies of West Isles Families, Barto, Martha Ford
18 Barto, Martha Ford PASSAMAQUODDY; Genealogies of West Isles Families
Deer Island, New Brunswick Self Published 1975 First Edition. Paperbound Very Good Paperbound 
pict. paper wraps, pp., vi, 228; illustrated, maps,map on back wrap, charts, bibliography, A comprehensive history of Passamaquoddy, and the geneologies of all the families who settled in west isles between 1765 and 1860. The book covers in depth, history of indians, explorations to Canada and Passamaquoddy Bay, settlement of the area from 1604 thru the arrival of the loyalists in 1783, the 59 year dispute over the boundary between U.S. and Canada, a complete history of Deer Island including the Loyalists' strugggle for land (over thirty years) from Thomas Farrell, and letters, records, pictures, photographs, and maps pertaining to West Isles. The geneological records of many of the 84 families covered, are traced to the early seventeen hundreds from research into the records of Rhode Island, New York, Masssachusetts, Maine, and Nova Scotia. A work of scholarship published in a limited printing Size: 8 Vo., 
Price: 135.00 USD
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MAINE ATLANTIC SALMON: A National Treasure, Baum, Ed
19 Baum, Ed MAINE ATLANTIC SALMON: A National Treasure
Hermon, Maine Atlantic Salmon Unlimited 1997 0966049691 / 9780966049695 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
green cloth, gilt cover and spine,pp. xiii, 224 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) The author does not consider this book as the obituary for Maine Alantic salmon. He wishes to demonstrate the value of wild Atlantic salmon to society and also to contribute to the conservation and management of the species. An admirable effort! Size: Foilio, (29 cm.) 
Price: 40.00 USD
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THE DESTRUCTION OF SLAVERY; Series 1, Volume 1, Berlin Ira (and others)
20 Berlin Ira (and others) THE DESTRUCTION OF SLAVERY; Series 1, Volume 1
Cambridge ; New York Cambridge University Press 1985 0521229790 / 9780521229791 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8 vo,. 
blue cloth, xxxviii, 852 pages : illustrations, frontis., index, first edition, very good copy, in protective mylar, from the series; Freedom, a documentary history of emancipation, 1861-1867, series 1, v. 1., CONTENTS: Acknowledgments; Introduction; Editorial method; Symbols and abbreviations; 1. Tidewater Virginia and North Carolina; 2. Lowcountry South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida; 3. The District of Columbia; 4. Southern Louisiana; 5. The Mississippi Valley; 6. Maryland; 7. Missouri; 8. Kentucky; 9. The confederacy; Index., winner of the Society for History in the Federal Government Thomas Jefferson Prize, 1987. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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