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Image for Quilt That Walked To Golden: Women and Quilts in the Mountain West From the Overland Trail to Contemporary Colorado

Quilt That Walked To Golden: Women and Quilts in the Mountain West From the Overland Trail to Contemporary Colorado

By: ;Dallas, Sandra; Simonds, Nanette

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Elmhurst, Illinois, U.S.A., Breckling Pr: 2007

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: 9130

ISBN: 1933308176

Condition: New


Inspiration drawn from letters, journals, historical sources, and quilts--essential vehicles of women's storytelling through the years--fills this narrative re-creation of the history of the West, from the time of the early pioneers to the present day. 70 color photos. 60 b&w photos. 20 line drawings. View more info

Image for The History of Napolean Bonaparte, Complete in 2 volumes

The History of Napolean Bonaparte, Complete in 2 volumes

By: Abbott, John, S. C.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1895

Seller ID: 11741

Condition: Near Fine


A quite handsone set bound in deep blue cloth with bright silver design embossed on the front boards and the spines. Spinel lettering is in gold. Each volume has a frontis portrait with tissue guard. Numerous b&w illustrations and maps in each volume. Pages bright and clear. volume one has a few spots at the rear hinge wear the paper has broken, corners sharp.. Volume one is 611 pages, volume two is 666 pages View more info

Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

By: Adams, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1957

Seller ID: 11226

Condition: Fine


348 pages, introduction by Francis Henry Taylor, illustrated withphotogravures by Samuel Chamberlain. Bound in blue linen, gold lettering and design on the spine. Firm slipcase covered in gold paper. Sandglass number I:22 laid in. Bright, crisp pages.. View more info

Image for History of Clearfield County Pennsylvania with Illustraions and Biographical Sketches of Some of It's Prominent Men and Pioneers

History of Clearfield County Pennsylvania with Illustraions and Biographical Sketches of Some of It's Prominent Men and Pioneers

By: Aldrich, Lewis Cass (editor)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Mt. Vernon, IN, Windmill Publications: 2005

Seller ID: 12354

Condition: Fine


Reprint of the 1887 edition published by d. Mason & Co. an idex of names has bbeen added to this edition, after the regular index. It contains 2,700 family names and hundreds of individual names. 731 pages plus the 51 page name index. blue binding with gold lettering. As new. View more info

House of Goodyear

By: Allen Hugh

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Akron, Oh, Superior Printing & Litho: 1936

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 8107

Condition: Very Good


413 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, frontis portrait of P. W. Litchfield. Author signature and inscription on ffep "To A.D. Trembly with best regards, Hugh Allen, June 1936". Above this inscription is a former owner's name. There are no other markings. Pages clean, binding firm. Dark blue boards with gold lettering, light wear at corners, spine ends and edge of back board. View more info

Image for 1897 Atlas and Directory of Medina County, OH, Including a Directory fo Free Holders and Official Register of the County and a New Index to the Genealogical Sketches

1897 Atlas and Directory of Medina County, OH, Including a Directory fo Free Holders and Official Register of the County and a New Index to the Genealogical Sketches

By: American Atlas Compnay

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Knightstown, IN, Medina County Historical Society: 1981

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: 11552

Condition: Very Good


14" x 17". Reprint of the 1978 edition, facsimile of the 1897 Atlas. 110 pages, all interior pages bright and clean. Tan wraps with black cloth spine. Slight soiling on front cover and light soilding on rear cover. View more info

Celebrating Akron's History in Picture Postcards

By: Ayers, Chuck; Musarra, Russ (editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Akron, OH, Summit County Historical Society: 2000

Seller ID: 9968

ISBN: 0883916053

Condition: Near Fine


185 pages, full-color reproductions of postcards with historical scenes, each with a caption. Unmarked and crisp View more info

Image for Ghost Liners:  Exploring the World's Greatest Lost Ships

Ghost Liners: Exploring the World's Greatest Lost Ships

By: Ballard, Robert D.; Archbold, Rick; Marschall, Ken (illustrator)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown & Co.: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 11863

ISBN: 0316080209

Condition: Fine


Presenting the stories of five great ships lost at sea--including "Titanic"--Ballard and Archbold shows readers what it's like to dive down to a gigantic wreck. Marschall's thrilling color illustrations enhance the fateful tales of these majestic vessels View more info

Image for Immortal Songs of Camp and FieldL  The Story of Thier Inspiration together with Strikling Anecdotes connected with thier History

Immortal Songs of Camp and FieldL The Story of Thier Inspiration together with Strikling Anecdotes connected with thier History

By: Banks, Louis Albert

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, Burrows Brothers Company: 1899

Seller ID: 12915

Condition: Very Good


298 pages, covering 25 songs. Contains 26 portraits and 30 illustrations (frontis included). Binding is firm, pages are clear and unmarked. There is a small newspaper clipping containing a poem that is taped inside the front cover, it's shadow is opposite. bound in green cloth with gold lettering and decoration. Light wear at spine ends, top edge gilt, rough cut pages. Two places within have a narrow crack in the gutter. View more info

Image for Panama Canal What It Is, What It Means

Panama Canal What It Is, What It Means

By: Barrett, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Pan American Union: 1913

Seller ID: 8207

Condition: Very Good +


120 pages, illustrated with b&w photographs, color frontis, color folod-out map of Panama Canal and Canal Zone, in the back. Unmarked copy bound in tan cloth. Jacket has two large chips missing from the lower edge. View more info

Image for Longing for Darkness: Kamante's Tales from Out of Africa, with Original Photographs (January 1914-July 1931) and Quotations from Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen)

Longing for Darkness: Kamante's Tales from Out of Africa, with Original Photographs (January 1914-July 1931) and Quotations from Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen)

By: Beard, Peter, Kamante; Dinesen, Isak

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1975

Seller ID: 11702

ISBN: 0151530807

Condition: Very Good++


108 drawings, 160 photographs and 15 pages in color. Afterforward by Jacqueline Bouvier Onassis. Unmarked, clean copy. A bit of chipping on the top edge of the front board, slight wear at corners. Jacket is not price-clipped ($19.95). View more info

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The Olmec World

By: Bernal, Ignacio

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley CA, University of California Press: 1973

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 12265

ISBN: 0520015037

Condition: Very Good


273 pages, bibliography, index, 103 b&w plates and 43 maps and drawings. Unmarked with bright pages. There is an errate sheet from the History Book Club which states that three pieces of artwork were omitted from this edition and are included as loose pages for the owner to insert in the correct spot. These are present in their intended spots. bound in ivory cloth, spine lightly sunned. jacket has wear at extremities. View more info

The Panama Gateway

By: Bishop, Joseph Bucklin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1913

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 8379

Condition: Very Good++


459 pages, indexed, illustrated with b&w photographs, fold-out map in the bak. Origianl owner's personal bookplate inside front cover, otherwise, unmarked, crisp and clean. Bound in deep red cloth with bright gold lettering on front and spine. View more info

Image for Lift Every Voice and Sing A Celebration of the Negro National Anthem; 100 Years, 100 Voices

Lift Every Voice and Sing A Celebration of the Negro National Anthem; 100 Years, 100 Voices

By: Bond;Julian; Wilson, Sondra Kathryn (editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2000

Edition: Ex-Library Edition

Seller ID: 10071

ISBN: 0679463151

Condition: Very Good +


Minimal library markings, pages crisp and fresh. Illustrated throughout with b&w photographs, 275 pages, bibliography. This collection of 400-word essays from a wide range of famous contributors--from Maya Angelou to former President and Mrs. George Bush--celebrate the centennial of the Negro national anthem, "Lift Every Voice and Sing". The Schomburg Center for Black Research has provided 100 photos for display. View more info

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Lakewood: The First Hundred Years

By: Borchert, Jim; Borchert, Susan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norfolk, VA, Donning Co: 1989

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 7244

ISBN: 0898657741

Condition: Fine


191 pages, indexed, illustrated throughout in b&w. A bookplate in the front contains the signature of both authors. Early maps of Lakewood on endpapers. As new. View more info

Life of Samuel Johnson (3 volumes)

By: Boswell, James

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Co.: 1901

Seller ID: 000847

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes, bound in green cloth with giilt on front covers and spines. 'about 100 illustrations by Herbert Railton and many portraits'. Maps on endpapers, clean set, no markings. Front hinge cracked on volume 1 and ffep along with frontis portrait, loose.. Front hinge starting on volume 3. View more info

Image for The Imperial Cruise A Secret History of Empire and War

The Imperial Cruise A Secret History of Empire and War

By: Bradley, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Little Brown & Co: 2009

Edition: Advance Reading Copy

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 7128

ISBN: 0316008958

Condition: New


387 pp. Advance copy, signed by Bradley on the title page. Fine save for a faint crease on bottom corner of cover. In 1905, President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Howard Taft on the largest U.S. diplomatic mission in history to Hawaii, Japan, China, and Korea. A century later, Bradley travels in the wake of Roosevelt's mission to discover what transpired in these meetings. View more info

Image for Stone Fields: An Epitaph for the Living

Stone Fields: An Epitaph for the Living

By: Brkic, Courtney Angela

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A., Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004108

ISBN: 0374207747

Condition: Fine


Memoir of a Croatian family, first printing, signed by the author. View more info

City of New York

By: Brown, Henry Collins

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, J. F. Tapley Co.: 1917

Seller ID: 004365

Condition: Very Good +


Small (2 1/2" x 3 1/2") book with history of New York plus many statistics, illustrated throughout with b&w photographs from private collections. Some of the photos are early 1900's but many are New York in the 1800's. 287 pages, unmarked. Binding is dark green with lettering and coat-of-arms in gilt on the front cover. Top edge gilt, very light edgewear on cover. A fascinating little book. View more info

Image for Letter from the Rt. Honourable Edmund Burke to His Grace the Duke of Portland, on the Conduct of the Minority in Parliament. Containing Fifty-four Articles of Impeachment Against the Rt. Hon. C.J. Fox From the Original Copy, in the Possession of the Noble Duke

Letter from the Rt. Honourable Edmund Burke to His Grace the Duke of Portland, on the Conduct of the Minority in Parliament. Containing Fifty-four Articles of Impeachment Against the Rt. Hon. C.J. Fox From the Original Copy, in the Possession of the Noble Duke

By: Burke, Edmund

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, 1797

Seller ID: 6712

Condition: Good


94 pages, unmarked, marbled edges, wrapped in a plain sheet of paper, which has edgewear and a 1" tear on the back. The first two sheets, consisting of the title page plus page one and page two are separated from the rest of the the booklet. Printed by J. Owen. View more info