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TRAIL'S END

By: William MacLeod Raine

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cleveland & New York, World Publishing Company: 1947

Edition: Tower Books Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 112555648

Condition: Very Good


brown cloth, 263 pages, top edge stained brown, text block toned as per usual, light wear to edges, dust jacket has edge wear and minor edge chips, closed tear at spine near bottom, in protective mylar View more info

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SOUTH AMERICAN CLIPPER (Etching)

By: Wilson, Charles J.A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Charle J A Wilson:

Seller ID: 1124411

Condition: Very Good


an etching, image measuring 3 3/4 x 5 inches, overall matted 9 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches, by the listed American artist Charles J.A. Wilson, (1880-1965,Scottish American), with artists monograpm in the plate at lower right., pencil title at lower left "South American Clipper" The subject is a Sigorsky V1-44A , of which there were three models. Which one this is I am not certain but if I were to guess I would say "Excambrian." The V1-44A was a four engined "Flying Boat" which carried 40 + passsengers and was built for the Trans Atlantic passenger trade. Size: 9 3/4 x 11 1/2 View more info

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THEY LYNCHED JIM CULLEN : New England's Only Lynching , (signed copy)

By: Winslow, Dena Lynn

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Presque Isle, Maine, Sleepy Hollow Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1124473

ISBN: 0977145913

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, pp., ix, 212 , illustrated, 15 pp bibliography, index, originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Maine, 2000., The story of the lynching of James Cullen, in Mapleton, Maine, in 1878, the only known lynching in New England. It also compares this lynching to others that took place in the US ,examining the phenomenon as a whole. Few events in the history of the Northeast borderlands region between Maine in the United States , and New Brunswick in Canada, can match the story of the lynching of Jim Cullen. It involved brutal axe murders, a mob lynching o... View more info

ENCHANTED AISLES

By: Woollcott, Alexander

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6706

Condition: Very Good


cloth, gilt ocver & spine, pp., viii,260, t.e.g., spine darkened, wear at spine ends, tight, copy, signed on front free endpaper," For Harold Gould from Alexander Woollcott" Harold Gould ( Harold V. Goldstein) American actor, best known for playing Martin Morgenstein in the 1970's sitcom Rhoda and Miles on the Golden Girls. View more info

AMERICAN FICTION, 1851-1875; A Contribution Toward a Bibliography;

By: Wright, Lyle H.;

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Marino, CA, The Huntington Library, ,: 1957

Seller ID: RE 1013

Condition: Very Good


8 vo., cloth d.j., pp., xx, 413, frontis.illustration, ex lib, ink stamps, book plate, traces of label removal from spine of d.j with loss of some type, tape residue on covers of book, and a trace of the same on free end-papers, tight, sound copy. . View more info

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MADISON MAINE

By: York Dena Lynn Winslow

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Presque Isle, Maine, Self Published: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124594

Condition: Very Good


pict. card wraps, pp.vi, 110 , (p. 101-110 advertisements) illustrated, on cover: "1880-1980." published on the occasion of the Centennial of the community. many photographs , of interest to genealogists. View more info

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WEST ALEXANDER : a small town with a majestic History 1776-1976

By: Zajac Arma H.,Mayes, Joseph F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Roneys Point, WV :, R.M. Reed & Son,:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1124350

Condition: Very Good


n.d., (1976) pict. paper wraps, 80 pages, one text illustration, signed by author on title page, part one of the work was written by Joseph F Mayes. part two of the work contains articles of interest, Newspaper Clippings, Items written by Individuals, Memories, etc., part three; is entitled West Alexander-1876-1976 by Arma H. Zajac.,contains many names, much informatio on churches, businesses, schools, graveyard censuses, a very hard to find book on the tiny borough which is now part of Donegal Township PA., View more info

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THE SHEPHERD OF GUADALOUPE

By: Zane Grey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap,:

Seller ID: 112555647

Condition: Very Good


n.d. (circa 1950) blue cloth, black cover and spine letters, 335 pages, some spotting to covers, minor edge wear to d.j. Dust jacket blurb states; "The issuance of this Complete and Unabridged New Edition at a reduced price is made possible by (a) use of the same plates made for the original edition: (b) acceptance by the author of a reduced royalty. Produced in fulll compliance with wartime regulations. European veteran returns to parents' ranch in New Mexico, finds property in hands of enemy. View more info

THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF JOAQUIN MURIETA, The Celebrated California ...

By: [Ridge, John Rollin], Yellow Bird

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma PRess: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03140

Condition: Very Good


pp., L, 159, (10, 4 b & w illustrations, ex private library with bookplate nside front cover, d.j. is price-clipped, light chips to edges of d.j. with small closed tear at top edge of front cover, overall light soil to d.j. A book in the Western Frontier Library series. View more info