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Hesperothen: Notes from the West: A Record of a Ramble in the United States and Canada in the Spring and Summer of 1881
Hesperothen: Notes from the West: A Record of a Ramble in the United States and Canada in the Spring and Summer of 1881
by W. H. Russell
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London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1882. Octavo, 18.5 x 13 cm. ix 240 iv 218 pp. Two volumes in one. Red cloth stamped in gilt and black. Rubbing to edges; fraying to head and foot of spine. Front hinge cracked. Book cocked. Good condition.... (read more)

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The Taking of America 1-2-3
The Taking of America 1-2-3
by Richard E. Sprague
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[No place]: (Richard E. Sprague, 1976). Softcover, 13.5 x 20 cm, 236pp. Revised second edition. Printing error on page 16; a corrected version of page 16 inserted. Light wear to the wrappers and text block edges; wrappers toned and sunned. Good condition.... (read more)

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Histoire des Etats-Unis d'Amerique, 2 Volumes
Histoire des Etats-Unis d'Amerique, 2 Volumes
by John Bristed
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Paris: Les Principaux Libraires 1832. 2 volumes. Contemporary half calf marbled paper over boards. All edges marbled. Text in French. Boards very worn especially at bottom. Leather corners worn away. Some offset and foxing to text. Good condition. First... (read more)

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The Longest Day: June 6, 1944 Signed Edition
The Longest Day: June 6, 1944 Signed Edition
by Cornelius Ryan
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959. Octavo, 16 x 23.5 cm, 350pp. First edition. Signed by the author, Cornelius Ryan, to Eleanor Roosevelt, with the following inscription: "For Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt / whose husband nearly led / the way to victory... (read more)

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Ex-Convict: How to Pull Time and Parole
Ex-Convict: How to Pull Time and Parole
by David Allan Coe
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[No place]: David Allan Coe, 1982. Softcover in pictorial paper wrapper, 13.5 x 21.5 Wrapper lightly rubbed, soiled, and edgeworn with a glass-ring stain on the front panel. Good condition. MP... (read more)

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Representative Men of Massachusetts 1890
Representative Men of Massachusetts 1890
by William F Moore
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Everett MA: Massachusetts Publishing Co 1898. Bound in full leather with gilt title & illustration on front board blind stamped border pattern gilt title on spine blind stamped ruling & fleurs raised bands all edge gilt with numerous plates of the... (read more)

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Reaping for Another: A Realistic Page in Life 1st Edition
Reaping for Another: A Realistic Page in Life 1st Edition
by Horace Wadingham Calhoun
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Toledo: Hines Publishing Company, 1904. Duodecimo, 19 x 13 cm. 109 pp. First edition stated. Publisher's green cloth-covered boards. Front board stamped in black. Boards rubbed and soiled. Corners bumped. Occasional soiling to textblock. Marginal closed... (read more)

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Travels in the Interior Parts of America; Communicating Discoveries Made in Exploring the Missouri, Red River, and Washita, by Captains Lewis and Clark, Doctor Sibley, and Mr. Dunbar...
Travels in the Interior Parts of America; Communicating Discoveries Made in Exploring the Missouri, Red River, and Washita, by Captains Lewis and Clark, Doctor Sibley, and Mr. Dunbar...
by Meriwether Lewis
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London: Printed for Richard Phillips by J.G.Barnard 1807. Octavo. Recent quarter blue calf with marbled paper over boards; gilt title to spine; new endpapers. 1-24; 17-116pp. Foxing throughout; 3 closed tear across leaf 23/24 from fore edge. One folding... (read more)

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History of Pike and Dubois Counties, Indiana
History of Pike and Dubois Counties, Indiana
by Goodspeed Bros. & Co. Publishers
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Chicago: Goodspeed Bros. & Co., 1885. Octavo, 22.5 x 14.5 cm. 786 pp. Morocco leather over boards. Spine stamped and decorated in gilt. Raised bands. Recent endpapers. Boards rubbed, bumped and soiled. Textblock edges soiled. Several pages and plates... (read more)

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Two Flightpaths: Evidence of Conspiracy
Two Flightpaths: Evidence of Conspiracy
by R. B. Cutler
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Manchester, MA: R. B. Cutler, 1971. Comb binding, 22 x 28 cm, 81pp. Limited first edition, #431 of 500 copies, inscribed and signed by the author on the copyright page. Light wear to the edges; wrappers lightly worn and faded with a couple of small spot... (read more)

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Narrative of a Journey Across the Rocky Mountains to the Columbia River and a Visit to the Sandwich Islands, Chili, &c. with a Scientific Appendix
Narrative of a Journey Across the Rocky Mountains to the Columbia River and a Visit to the Sandwich Islands, Chili, &c. with a Scientific Appendix
by John K. Townsend
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Philadelphia: Henry Perkins, 1839 8vo., viii, 352pp. Rebound in full modern green cloth. Cloth rubbed, lightly soiled, spine bumped at head & tail. Text is soiled & foxed. Dampstaining to entire text, affecting top 2 inches. Good Only Condition. DJM/kb... (read more)

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Harvey and Lee 1998: Text and Documents from the John Armstrong Lancer Conference Presentation
Harvey and Lee 1998: Text and Documents from the John Armstrong Lancer Conference Presentation
by Jerry Robertson
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(Lafayette, IN: Jerry Robertson, 1999). Binder with clips and plastic covers, 22.5 x 29 cm. Revised edition. Binding rubbed and worn, particularly at extremities. Good condition. GK... (read more)

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History of Shiawassee and Clinton Counties, Michigan, With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Their Prominent Men and Pioneers
History of Shiawassee and Clinton Counties, Michigan, With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Their Prominent Men and Pioneers
by D. W. Ensign & Co.
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Philadelphia: D. W. Ensign & Co., 1880. Quarto, 23 x 30 cm, 540pp. Original brown cloth over boards with beveled edges and leather spine, lettered and decorated in gilt and blind; all edges gilt. Boards are rubbed and worn, especially at the edges... (read more)

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Beverly Hills: The Anatomy of a Nightclub Fire
Beverly Hills: The Anatomy of a Nightclub Fire
by Robert G. Lawson
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Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, (1984). 8vo, 21.5 x 14 cm. xii 304pp. Full red cloth-covered boards; spine stamped in gilt. Illustrated in black & white. In a pictorial dustjacket. Dustjacket a little edgeworn with several short closed tears to front... (read more)

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Harvey and Lee 1997: The John Armstrong Research: Evidence and Documents that Support the John Armstrong Findings That There Were More Than One Lee Harvey Oswald, 2 Volumes
Harvey and Lee 1997: The John Armstrong Research: Evidence and Documents that Support the John Armstrong Findings That There Were More Than One Lee Harvey Oswald, 2 Volumes
by Jerry Robertson
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(Lafayette, IN: Jerry Robertson, 1998). 2 volumes in binders with clips and plastic covers, 23 x 29 cm. Revised edition. Bindings rubbed and worn, particularly at extremities. Good condition. GK... (read more)

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The Professional: Lyndon B. Johnson Signed Edition
The Professional: Lyndon B. Johnson Signed Edition
by William S. White
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., (1964). Octavo, 14.5 x 21.5 cm, 273pp. Fourth printing, with a secretarial signature for Lyndon B. Johnson on the half-title page; inscribed to Alfred E. Alquist, a member of the California State Assembly from 1962-66 and a... (read more)

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Berryman's Autograph Books 2 Volumes
Berryman's Autograph Books 2 Volumes
by Clifford K. Berryman
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No place [Norwalk]: No publisher [Easton Press], no date. 2 volumes. Oblong octavo, 19.5 x 12 cm. Unpaginated. Original black leather stamped in gilt. Each volume stored inside a paper sleeve, and both volumes housed together in a leather-covered... (read more)

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Great Britain and the Illinois Country 1763-1774
Great Britain and the Illinois Country 1763-1774
by Clarence Edwin Carter
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Washington: The American Historical Association, 1910. Octavo, 13 x 19 cm, 223pp. Dark blue cloth, spine stamped in gilt. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Spine is mislabeled, with the first part of the title missing and an... (read more)

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Chronicles of the Cape Fear River, 1660-1916
Chronicles of the Cape Fear River, 1660-1916
by James Sprunt
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Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton, 1916. Octavo, 15.5 x 24 cm, 732pp. Original black gilt-stamped cloth over boards, half-bound in leather. Binding rubbed and worn, particularly at corners and spine; spine shaken with a few gatherings loosened. Extensive... (read more)

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Picture of Philadelphia for 1824 Containing the Picture of Philadelphia for 1811
Picture of Philadelphia for 1824 Containing the Picture of Philadelphia for 1811
by James A Mease
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Philadelphia: Thomas Town, 1823. Octavo, 19.5 x 11.5. 96 (4) xii 358 pp. Recently rebound in quarter black leather over marbled paper boards. Spine stamped in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Two black & white illustrations. Textblock toned and edgeworn... (read more)

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