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Image for A POCKET GUIDE TO ALASKA

A POCKET GUIDE TO ALASKA

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, War and Navy Departments: 1943

Seller ID: 1204

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

AMERICAN INDIANS; Catalog 385 Argosy Book Stores

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Yotk, Argosy Book Stores:

Seller ID: 123346

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

THE CRUISER; A Quarterly Magazine of Cruising Tales and Adventures; Vol.1,No. 1

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York & London, The Rudder Publishing Co.: 1906

Seller ID: 123419

Condition: Very Good


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., View more info

Image for BROTHERHOOD of LOCOMOTIVE FIREMEN and ENGINEER'S MAGAZINE, March 1914, Vol. 56, No. 3

BROTHERHOOD of LOCOMOTIVE FIREMEN and ENGINEER'S MAGAZINE, March 1914, Vol. 56, No. 3

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen: 1914

Seller ID: 1124433

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, illustrated through out, one chart in color, small piece missing from lower rear wrap, Size: 8 vo,. View more info

Image for THE ART OF PLEASING; or, The American lady and gentleman's book of etiquette.

THE ART OF PLEASING; or, The American lady and gentleman's book of etiquette.

By: N/A

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Porter & Coates:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11255587

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

THE PEOPLE OF NEW SWEDEN: Our Colony on the Delaware River, 1638-1655

By: Aberg, Alf

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Natur och Kultur: 1988

Seller ID: 1125231

ISBN: 9127019098

Condition: Fine


pict. fabroid covers, 203, [1] , illustrated, map,index, translated by Roger Tanner. Size: 8 Vo.22 cm. View more info

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Ansel Adams engagement calendar 1987

By: Adams, Ansel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1986

Seller ID: 11255683

ISBN: 0821216139

Condition: Very Good


pict. card wraps, spiral bound, unpaginated, illustrated with black and white high quality images from Adams photographs, in very good condition, View more info

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THE FEDERALIST

By: Alexander Hamilton; James Madison; John Jay

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: A Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1124831

Condition: Fine


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,. View more info

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PECOS : a history of the pioneer West, Signed Copy

By: Alton Hughes

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Seagraves, Texas, Pioneer Book Publishers: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 11255710

ISBN: 0933512341

Condition: Very Good


pict. cloth, vi, 401 pages : illustrations, a clean, bright copy , signed by authro on front free endpaper. View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: American Art Association Anderson Galleries

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, American art Association, Anderson galleries, Inc: 1934

Seller ID: 1125274

Condition: Very Good


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." View more info

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SCHOONER AMERICA; 8 x 10" Framed Photogravure

By: American Sailing Ships

Price: $125.00

Publisher: 1891

Seller ID: 1123594

Condition: 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. View more info

Image for EXAMPLES : the making of 40 Photographs

EXAMPLES : the making of 40 Photographs

By: Ansel Adams

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company, A New York Graphic Society Book: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11255633

ISBN: 0821215515

Condition: FINE


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, ... View more info

Train and bank robbers of the West A romantic but faithful story of bloodshed and plunder, perpertrated by Missouri's daring outlaws. A thrilling story of the adventures of Frank and Jesse James ..

By: Appler, Augustus C

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, Belford, Clarke & Co: 1882

Edition: 128th Thousandth

Seller ID: 112557042

Condition: Fair


blue, gilt pict. cover and spine, pp., 358, 287 pages, 18 full page b & w illustrations, + 2 frontispieces, patterned endpapers, Spine title: Bank and train robbers of the West. "The life, character and daring exploits of the Younger brothers ... Also, The war record of Quantrell ... by Augustus C. Appler Chicago, Belford, Clarke & Co., 1875" has separate title page and paging. covers show some soil and edge wear, front hinge is starting, some scattered soil to t... View more info

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GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK; northern Arizona.

By: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company.: 1955

Seller ID: 1124385

Condition: 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, View more info

WESTWARD THE BRITON;

By: Athearn, Robert G

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03055

Condition: Very Good


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, ... View more info

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MEZZOTINTS

By: Barker LAura Cooke

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Wausau, Wisc, Philosopher Press: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124884

Condition: Very Good


gilt dec.purple cloth, 70 pages,deckle edges,dec.title page in 3 colors, (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 Wiscons... View more info

A COLLECTION OF FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS, With Complete Indices of Authors and Subjects.

By: Bartlett, John;

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Self Publlished: 1858

Edition: Third Edition,

Seller ID: RE 0101

Condition: 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., View more info

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MAINE ATLANTIC SALMON: A National Treasure

By: Baum, Ed

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hermon, Maine, Atlantic Salmon Unlimited: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125122

ISBN: 0966049691

Condition: 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.) View more info

Image for RICE & DUCKS : the surprising convergence that saved the Carolina Lowcountry, Signed Copy

RICE & DUCKS : the surprising convergence that saved the Carolina Lowcountry, Signed Copy

By: Beach Virginia Christian ; Ducks Unlimited.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Charleston, South Carolina, Evening Post Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 112557152

ISBN: 1929647190

Condition: Fine


gilt,pictorial cloth covers, gilt spine, pp., xi, 236 : illustrations (some color), color maps. full color map endpapers,first edition so stated, index,signed on title page by author, a fine copy. CONTENTS: The plantation landscape -- Rise of the rice kingdom -- Calamity and collapse -- Reviving the Lowcountry -- Genesis of a land legacy -- Day of reckoning -- Catalyst and convergence -- Common ground -- Saving the past for the future. "Rice & Ducks records the history o... View more info

Image for Death Valley Junction : the story of the Amargosa Opera House; Signed By  Author.

Death Valley Junction : the story of the Amargosa Opera House; Signed By Author.

By: Becket Marta

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Las Vegas, Nevada Publications: 1979

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 112555825

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, 16 pages : illustrations (some color), map, edited by Stanley Paher, signed on the title page by Marta Becket, 4 pp brochure dated June 1981 with info regarding the opera house and the Death Valley Junction area laid-in., very good condition View more info