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The lives and times of the patriots; an account of the Rebellion in Upper Canada, 1837-1838, and of the patriot agitation in the United States, 1837-1842

By: Edwin C Guillet

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1968

Edition: Reprint of 1938 Edition

Seller ID: 1124745

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, xiv, 304 pages. illustrated., maps, ports. light wear to wraps, three lines in ink on half title, The American Patriot movement inducted between 40,000 and 160,000 largely American men into a broad popular secret association, the "Hunter's Lodge" across the north-eastern states in support of the 1837 Rebellions in Upper and Lower Canada. It was a grass-roots militia that threatened British rule, but that also led to the largest deployment of American troops against their own citizens since 1794 Whiskey Rebellion. View more info

THE LAND TENURE OF THE NEW ENGLAND COLONIES; Fourth Series

By: Egleston, Melville

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Johnson Reprint Corporation: 1973

Edition: Reprint of Baltimore 1886 Edition

Seller ID: 123168

ISBN: 0 384 13963 9

Condition: Good


printed paper wraps, 66 pages, ex library, label on front wrap, paper pull to front wrap which has removed author's name,remains of pocket inside bck wrap,ink stamp on front free endpaper, clean, binding tight. A volume in the Johns Hopkins Univ.Studies in Historical and Political Science series, Herbert B. Adams Editor. View more info

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EMILY DICKINSON, a Self Portrait; Read By Julie Harris

By: Emily Dickinson; 33 1/3 Sound Recording, Read By Julie Harris

Price: $50.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Caedmon Records Inc.: 1968

Seller ID: 1124168

Condition: Very Good


double LP, 2, 12 inch,33 1/3 Rpm. Microgroove. Stereophonic records, in gatefold sleeve, program notes, by Herbert Leibowitz, on Slipcase, poems and letters Read by Julie Harris., Caedmon TC 2026. very light wear to album sleeve, records are very good, no marks, skips or flaws, View more info

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ALLEGIANCE IN AMERICA : the case of the Loyalists

By: Evans, G.N.D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Reading, Mass, Addison-Wesley Pub. Co: 1969

Seller ID: 11255653

ISBN: 020101890X

Condition: Very Good


pict. trade paper, ix, 197 pages, spine is faded, else a v.g. copy, CONTENTS: Contemporary observations. Loyalists speak for themselves : Samuel Seabury, Joseph Galloway, Robert Proud, James Allen, William Eddis, Jonathan Odell ; Patriots look at Loyalists : Benjamin Franklin, John Jay, Benjamin Rush, George Washington, Thomas Paine, "A Whig" writes to the editor ; Some British comments : Charles Cornwallis, Ambrose Serle, Sir Henry Clinton, James Simpson ; Through foreign eyes : A French view, Baroness Frederika von Riedesel, Johann Heinrichs --, etc, etc... View more info

THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

By: Everett,Edward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Sheldon and Company: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123067

Condition: Very Good


brown, blind-stamped,decorated cloth, gilt spine, xviii,348,(12) publisher's adverts, frontis.engraving with tissue-guard, bumping to lower corners, moderate shelf wear, some foxing to endpapers, a sound, tight copy View more info

Chichicastenango : the Kiche Indians : their history and culture : sacred symbols of their dress and Textiles; Signed Copy

By: Flavio Rodas N; Ovidio Rodas Corzo; Laurence Faulkner Hawkins

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Guatemala, Union Tipogra´fica: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 112557442

Condition: Very Good


printed paper wraps, ix, 155 pages : illustrations (some color), signed in ink at top of forward by Flavio Rodas, some age toning to pages, else a very good copy, "This book is based upon and in part translated from Simbolismos (maya quiche┬┤s) de Guatemala, by Flavio Rodas N. and Ovidio Rodas C., published ... 1938 ... The first part ... was written by Laurence F. Hawkins ... The section on 'The origin of the symbols, ' a paraphrase of part of the Popol buh, is a faithful translation by Mr. Hawkins of the corresponding section of the Simbolismos written by Ovidio Rodas C."--Forewor... View more info

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FLETCHER'S FLY SHOP; Fly Tying Materials, Fishing Tackle, Sportswear, Bass Outdoor Footwear,

By: Fletcher George E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Rangeley, Maine, Fletcher's Fly Shop: 1956

Seller ID: 1124471

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, 32 pages, illustrated, numerous text illustrations, a clean, bright copy Size: 8 vo,. View more info

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FLETCHER'S RANGELEY REGION SPORTS SHOP, Rangeley, Maine 1964

By: Fletcher's Rangeley Region Sports Shop

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rangeley, Maine, 1963

Seller ID: 112557904

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, 48 pages, illustrated, color plates, The catalog of the landmark sports shop in the Rangeley Region of Maine began by the well-known fly tyer and salmon angler George Fletcher. In 1963 Fletcher sold his business to Gertrude and Gerry Richards. This is the first catalog produced under their ownership. The catalog contains the best of everything available to the angler of the day. The flies, rods,reels,clothing and supplies were carefully selected. The 6 pp center-spread in color advertises the Maine-made Bass Camp shoes and moccasins, etc. An interesting item of Maine angling... View more info

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THE BALSAMS; Dixville Notch, New Hampshire

By: Frank Doudera Company,

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dixville Notch? N.H., Frank Doudera Company: 1935

Seller ID: 1123626

Condition: Very Good


no date, (circa 1935), oblong, full color wraps, with die-cut over flap creating 2 dimentional cover, unpaginated (28p), center spread panoramic view of the Balsams from Lake Gloritte,one page map, illustrated with b & w half-tone illustrations from photographs accompanied by letterpress, stapled at spine, light soil to wraps, minor shelf wear, one sig (4)p disbound, .The Balsams is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Here, every four years, in the Ballot Room of the hotel,the residents of Dixville Notch cast the first ballots for President of the United States. The original re... View more info

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A SHORT HISTORY OF PACIFIC BEACH

By: Fry, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: [San Diego, Calif.], John Fry Productions: 1987

Seller ID: 11255638

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper, wraps, 44 pages : illustrations. Centennial edition, in very good condition, View more info

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Edward Hopper : an intimate Biography

By: Gail Levin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557426

ISBN: 0520214757

Condition: Very Good


pict paper covers, pp., xvii, 684, illustrated, Includes bibliographical references (p. 581-644) and index,very good condition.first paperback edition, In this intimate biography of artist Edward Hopper, author and curator of major studies and exhibitions of Hopper, Gail Levin, reveals the nature and personality of the man himself - and of the woman who shared his life, the artist Josephine Nivison. View more info

Proceedings of the First San Salvador Conference Columbus and His World

By: Gerace, Donald T., (Compiled by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Port Charlotte, Florida, U.S.A., College Center Finger Lakes: 1987

Seller ID: 123606

ISBN: 0 935909 23 0

Condition: Very Good


pict paper wraps, pp., ix, 359; illustrated, 5 pp bibliography, View more info

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TERRY GILKYSON, the solitary singer : singing his own songs.

By: Gilkyson, Terry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Decca: 1950

Edition: Vol 2

Seller ID: 1124100

Condition: Very Good


10 inch, 33 1/3 , Decca Microgroove, vinyl phonograph record in original album, Contains the following songs:The solitary singer --Runnin' away --Fast freight --The secret --Nellie Lou --The tick tock song --Mr. Buzzard --Ev'ryone's crazy 'ceptin' me. record is in very good condition, album cover has edge wear and is beginning to separate slightly at open end, "Terry" Gilkyson, American, singer-songwriter, wrote several great hits of the early 1950s. He wrote and recorded "The Cry Of the Wild Goose", which became a hit song for Frankie Laine 1950, as well as the 1953 hit song &... View more info

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ALLAGASH : the story of Maine's legendary wilderness Waterway

By: Gilpatrick Gil

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Freeport, Maine, DeLorme Pub. Co: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557174

ISBN: 0899330444

Condition: Very Good


red cloth,dust jacket, 235 pages : illustrations, first edition, (so stated), a very good,clean copy in a very good, clean d.j., in protective mylar jacket View more info

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STITCHED FROM THE SOUL : slave quilts from the ante-bellum South

By: Gladys-Marie Fry; Museum of American Folk Art.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton Studio Books : in association with the Museum of American Folk Art: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557106

ISBN: 0525248420

Condition: Very Good


dec. paper covers. pp., ix, 101: illustrations (some color ), full page newspaper article on author laid-in at rear, This richly illustrated book offers a glimpse into the lives and creativity of African-American quilters during the era of slavery. Originally published in 1989, this was the first book to examine the history of quilting in the enslaved community and to place slave-made quilts into historical and cultural context. View more info

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THE PLANTS OF ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

By: Glen H Mittelhauser; Marilee Lovit; Donna Kausen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Orono, Maine, University of Maine Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557003

ISBN: 089101120X

Condition: Very Good


pict paper covers, pp., x, 530: color illustrations, map, a very good copy, compiled and edited by Glen H. Mittelhauser [and others] ; photographs by Marilee Lovit, Donna Kausen, Glen H. Mittelhauser, and others, "In association with the Garden Club of Mount Desert, Friends of Acadia, and the Maine Natural History Observatory." Profusely illustrated with color plates and not limited to Acadia National Park but many plants are found elsewhere in New England. A well researched book. View more info

THE GLORIOUS NOSEBLEED, Fifth Alphabet

By: Gorey, Edward,

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2251

ISBN: 0396070310

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper over boards,(1974) unpaginated,(56) pp., spine is sunned, very light wear to spine ends, clean, tight copy in UN-CLIPPED d.j. Size: Oblong 4 to., View more info

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DRACULA; A Toy Theatre; The Sets and Costumes of the Broadway Production of the Play Designed By Edward Gorey;

By: Gorey, Edward;

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125119

ISBN: 0684164019

Condition: Very Good


pp., 21, very minor wear at top edge, a bright. clean copy."This book is based on the sets and costumes created by Edward Gorey for his award-winning Broadway production of Dracula." .the book contains adaptations of the three sets for the play, with furnishings which can easily be cut out and assembled, along with the play's eight characters and other appropriately atmospheric details." Size: Large Folio (39 Cm.) View more info

MONUMENTAL PLACES : national parks and monuments in the Grand Canyon state.

By: Gregory McNamee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Phoenix, Ariz, Arizona Highways: 2007

Seller ID: 11255637

ISBN: 1932082786

Condition: Fine


pict. wraps, 80 pages : color illustrations, color map, "Featuring select images by Arizona highways photographers." Includes index., CONTENTS: Grand Canyon National Park -- Pipe Spring National Monument -- Vermilion Cliffs National Monument -- Grand Canyon-Parshant National Monument -- Canyon de Chelly National Monument -- Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site -- Navajo National Monument -- Petrified Forest National Park -- Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument -- Walnut Canyon National Monument -- Tuzigoot National Monument -- Montezuma Castle National Monument -- Tonto Natio... View more info

THE FIRST WAY OF WAR : American war making on the frontier, 1607-1814

By: Grenier.John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557029

ISBN: 0521845661

Condition: Very Good


cloth, dust jacket, xiv, 232 pages : illustrations, maps, some ink underlining in text, CONTENTS: The first way of war's origins in Colonial America -- The first way of war in the North American Wars of King George II, 1739-1755 -- ontinential and British Petite Guerre, circa 1750 -- The first way of war in the seven years' war, 1754-1763 -- The first way of war in the era of the American Revolution -- The first way of war in the 1790s -- The first way of war and the final conquest of the Transappalachian West. This book explores the evolution of American war, showing how the first war waged ... View more info