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JOSH WHITE SINGS; 10 Inch, 33 1/3, Folksay Records

By: Josh White, Langston Hughes,

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.p, Folksay Records:

Seller ID: 1124105

Condition: Very Good


no place, no date (195?), (New York?) , 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. vinyl recording, FLP 15 Contents; One meat ball --Motherless children --St. James Infirmary --Careless love --Outskirts of town --T. B. Blues --Joshua fit the ballet of Jericho. record is in very good condtiion, no scratches, marks, cover is very good with light surface soil, Josh White, vocals, guitar. cover copy by Langston Hughes View more info

JOSH WHITE SINGS; 10 Inch, 33 1/3, Folksay Records

By: Josh White, Langston Hughes,

Price: $50.00

Publisher: (New York?), Folksay Records:

Seller ID: asd

Condition: Very Good


no place, no date (195?), (New York?) , 33 1/3 rpm, mono, micro-groove. 10 in. vinyl recording, FLP #15. Contents; One meat ball --Motherless children --St. James Infirmary --Careless love --Outskirts of town --T. B. Blues --Joshua fit the ballet of Jericho. record is in very good condtiion, no scratches, marks, cover is very good with light surface soil, Josh White, vocals, guitar. cover copy by Langston Hughes. Stinson Records was an American record label formed by Herbert Harris and Irving Prosky in 1939, initially to market, in the US, recordings made in the Soviet Union. Between the 1940s... View more info

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THE GRAND OLD MAN OF MAINE : selected letters of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, 1865-1914

By: Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain; Jeremiah E Goulka

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chapel Hil, University of North Carolina Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125513

ISBN: 0807875856 9780

Condition: Fine


cloth, xlvii, 335 pages, illustrations, maps., "A collection of letters from the hero of Little Round Top at Gettysburg and the commanding officer of the troops who accepted the Confederates' surrender at Appomattox. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain's postwar letters offer important insights for understanding Chamberlain's later years and his place in chronicling the war." View more info

WANDERINGS OF AN ARTIST AMONG THE INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA

By: Kane Paul

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications,: 1996

Seller ID: 1123668

ISBN: 048629031X

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, xlviii, 329 pages, illustrated, During the years 1845-48, Canadian artist Paul Kane undertook two journeys from York (modern Toronto) to Vancouver's Island and Oregon through the Hudson's Bay Company territory and back again. His purpose was to paint landscapes and scenes of Indian life in Canada and the Pacific Northwest. View more info

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THE OPEN HAND:an epic poem dealing with the early settlement of Maine and New Brunswick, founded on Tradition

By: Kearney W D

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hartland, N.B, Hartland Publishers: 1981

Seller ID: 1124707

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, 58 pages, In double columns., the story of the plight of the Indians after the landing of the "Mayflower" in New England. First printed in 1864 at Presque Isle, Me., by W.S. Gilman, reprinted by Fred H. Stevens in 1920 and Observer Ltd. in 1926. View more info

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GOOD FENCES MAKE GOOD NEIGHBOURS;

By: Kennedy, John F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fredericton N.B., University of New Brunswick: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124376

Condition: Fine


printed paper wraps, 11 pp., first and only edition, frontis illustration of JFK receiving degree from Lord Beaverbrook, Chancellor of the University Then, Senator.Kennedy gave the convocation address on Tuesday, Oct 8th, 1957. View more info

GOOD FENCES MAKE GOOD NEIGHBOURS;

By: Kennedy, John Fitzgerald;

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fredericton N.B., University of New Brunswick: 1960

Edition: First & Only Edition

Seller ID: 00362

Condition: Fine


printed paper wraps,11 pp., frontis illustration of JFK receiving degree from Lord Beaverbrook, Chancellor of the University Senator.Kennedy gave the convocation address on Tuesday, Oct 8th, 1957. View more info

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RARE BOOKS; Catalogue Thirty-four

By: Kenneth Nebenzahl, Inc.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Kenneth Nebenzahl, Inc.: 1979

Seller ID: 112557340

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, unpaginated, (approx. 100 pp.) "Atlases, Voyages,Americana, Natural History, Illustrated books, Early Printing, Science Women" very good cond., View more info

Trimming Yankee sails : pirates and privateers of New Brunswick

By: Kert Faye

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton N.B., Goose Lane Editions: 2011

Seller ID: 112557211

Condition: Fine


pict. paper covers, 105 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits, CONTENTS: Ch. 1. New Brunswick's undeclared war, 1812 -- Ch. 2. At war at last, 1813-1814 -- Ch. 3. The Chesapeake affair, 1863-1864 -- Ch. 4. The legacy. "Sailing from New Brunswick ports, pirates and privateers scourged the Atlantic coast throughout the 19th century. Legitimized with letters of marque and reprisal, they fought a private war against the King's enemies - the Americans. The final act in this enterprise came during the Civil War, when a gang of Saint John ne'er-do-wells captured a passenger steamer, the SS Che... View more info

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THE KIRKPATRICK FAMILIES; An Historical Sketch of the Name,and the Families Bearing the Name,from the 12th to the 20th Century

By: Kirkpatrick, J.E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.p.,, Kirkpatrick Family Association: 1908

Seller ID: 1125399

Condition: Good


printed paper wraps, reinforced at spine, 23 pages, illustrated, overall soil, spots, minor edge tears, the author was an :Assistant in History, Yale University" postage will be reduced. very scarce. View more info

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PHOTOGRAPH OF CALIFORNIA LOGGERS & OXEN (circa 1890)

By: Knight George H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, George H Knight:

Seller ID: 1123952

Condition: Very Good


mounted albumen photograph, measureing 7 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches, (19 x 24 cm) mounted on card measuring, 11 x 14 inches, ( 27 x 35 cm) ,depicting 6 men and a team of oxen in a logging scene, some minor spotting to card, photograph is shape, well defined image. Photographers name and address are printed below image, Geo. H. Knight, 19 Sixth Street, S.F. View more info

ANNALS OF CALAIS, MAINE AND ST STEPHEN NEW BRUNSWICK; Including the Village of Milltown, Me., And the Present Town of Milltown, N.B.

By: Knowlton, I.C. Rev.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Calais, J.A. Sears: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3581

Condition: Very Good


brown, blind-stamped, cloth, gilt cover, 208 pages, wear at spine ends, light wear at corners, newspaper clipping of review of book pasted to front free endpapers, ex private library with bookplate inside rear cover, "Francis B. Greene" tight, clean copy of a scarce town history, many local families noted for genealogists Size: 12mo (18 cm) View more info

THE STORY OF THE METROPOLITAN OPERA 1883-1950, A Candid History;

By: Kolodin, Irving;

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AR 2037

Condition: Very Good


dec. two-color cloth, gilt spine, dust jacket, pp., xx, 607, xxxviii (index), numerous black & white illustrations, small pick in the spine of d.j.,"Compilation of works (operas, ballets, choral pieces) presented at the Metropolitan Opera House during the regular subscription seasons from 1883-4 to 1951." View more info

Image for AMERICANA : manuscripts, books, maps, views ... including a special collection of California views (Kuchel & Dresel) and many items relating to the American revolution.

AMERICANA : manuscripts, books, maps, views ... including a special collection of California views (Kuchel & Dresel) and many items relating to the American revolution.

By: Kraus H. P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, H.P. Kraus: 1974

Seller ID: 1125309

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, 96, [1] pages : illustrations, facsimiles. index, ink stamped "advance copy" spine lightly toned, else a sound, clean copy View more info

A BIRDER'S GUIDE; 4 Volumes

By: Lane, James A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, L and P Press:

Seller ID: 1123235

Condition: Very Good


4 volumes, pict. paper wraps, stapled at spine, illustrated, Volumes include; "A Birder's Guide to the Texas Coast, 1984,117 pages; A Birder's Guide to the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, 1986, 111 pages; A Birder's Guide to Florida, 1984,160 pages; A Birder's Guide to Southeastern Arizona, 1988.122 pages. Size: 8 Vo., View more info

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Leahy's hotel guide and travel atlas of the United States, Canada and Mexico

By: Leahy, F.E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, American Hotel REgister Company: 1948

Edition: 73rd Edition

Seller ID: 112557179

Condition: Good


green cloth, gilt cover title, pp., 175, 112, ( Rand McNally Road Atlas), wear at corners, and spine edges, minor spotting to front cover, signature pp 50 to 62 disbound with minor wear at edges, Atlas of motels hotels, roads, railroads, bus, airlines and much more in 1948 View more info

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THE SIXTH FAMILY : the collapse of the New York mafia and the rise of Vito Rizzuto

By: Lee Lamothe; Adrian Humphreys

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mississauga, Ont, Wiley & Sons Canada: 2006

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 112555706

ISBN: 0470837535

Condition: Very Good


cloth, gilt spine, pp.,xiv, 386 ,xiv, 386 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits Includes ibliographical references (p. [363]-371) index, "In a mansion in an exclusive area of Montreal, Canada, lives a clan named Rizzuto. When the Rizzuto patriarch, Nick, arrived in the New World from a remote village in western Sicily, he brought with him his most valued possessions: his young family and the old code of the Mafia. He relied on both - his family and his code - to build a robust criminal organization that flourished in the shadow of the notorious Five Families of New York ... View more info

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The American governors-general and high commissioners in the Philippines : proconsuls, nation-builders and Politicians

By: Lewis E Gleeck

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Quezon City, Philippines, New Day Publishers: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125509

ISBN: 9711002191

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper covers, xiv, 397 pages : illustrations, clean, tight copy, Gleeck was a member of the US Foreign Service from 1940 to 1969. He published more than a dozen books on the American experience in the Phillipines. View more info

LINCOLN LORE; Quarterly Bulletin of the Lincoln Museum; 114 Issues

By: Lincoln Abraham

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Fort Wayne, IN,, The Lincoln Museum:

Seller ID: HS 0283

Condition: Very Good


114 issues, No. 1725, Nov. 1981, to No. 1841, 1995; 4 pp per issue, illustrated, printed on white stock, horizontal creases from mailing. Size: 4 to., Lincoln Lore began as a weekly publication from the Lincoln National Life Insurance Company in 1929. 1929 Lincoln Lore eventually became a monthly one-sheet dedicated to a single topic, and then became a multi-page journal published quarterly by the Lincoln Museum and now by The Allen County Public Library and The Friends of the Lincoln Collection of Indiana. View more info

WE;The Famous Flyer's Own Story of His Life and His Transatlantic Flight, Together with His Views on the Future of Aviation;

By: Lindbergh, Charles A;

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York- London, G.P. Putnam's Sons,: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VA 2677

Condition: Fine


blue, gilt decorated cloth covers and spine, blue illustrated end papers, illustrated, port. frontis., illustrated throughout with b & w illustrations from photographs, stated first edition ,a clean, bright copy View more info