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Clement M. Biddle 1838-1902
1 Clement M. Biddle 1838-1902
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Co. 1904 1st Edition Hardcover VG/NONE 
Original gray cloth boards with gilt stamping lightly rubbed with a few minor stains, small wrinkle to cloth on front panel. Internal dampstain mark on lower corner of leaves, does not affect photographic plates. ; MCN15157; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pp 
Price: 35.00 USD
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James Ayer In Memoriam Born October 4, 1815 Died December 31, 1891
2 James Ayer In Memoriam Born October 4, 1815 Died December 31, 1891
Boston Art Publishing Co. 1892 Hardcover VG+/NONE 
Two-toned boards with gilt lettering, light rubbing with offsetting to endpapers, address sticker front endpaper. Light foxing, mainly to photographic plates and tissue guards, a few pages starting to detach at gutter but overall a solid and clean copy. Includes brief Ayer ancestry, numerous plates. ; MCN18293; Large 8vo 9" - 10" ; 58 pp 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Brooks, Lucy Thompson The Time It Takes
Private Printing 1983 1st Edition Hardcover VG/VG 
White pictorial dj has minor staining. Memoirs and family history with much on growing up in northern Michigan during the early twentieth century. ; MCN15640; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 83 pp 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Brown, Thurston and Cynthia E. Nolen Moving On...
Artcraft Graphics 1994 1st Edition Softcover VG+ Signed by Author
Sticker remnant on front cover. Small booklet with large print containing informal family history, memoirs of Texas resident. ; MCN19542; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 66 pp; Signed by Author 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Thaddeus Stevens: Commoner, Callender, E. B.
5 Callender, E. B. Thaddeus Stevens: Commoner
Boston A. Williams and Company 1882 1st Edition Hardcover VG+/NONE 
Original navy cloth boards with gilt trim rubbed, small nick to spine cloth. Foxing to frontispiece portrait and tissue guard, else binding strong, corners square. Now in protective clear archival cover. ; MCN18787; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 210 pp 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Story of the Alcotts, Cheney, Ednah D.
6 Cheney, Ednah D. The Story of the Alcotts
Private Printing Softcover VG+ 
Small booklet is a condensed summary of the Alcott family with 2-page genealogy, illustrated with photographs. ; MCN21354; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 23 pp 
Price: 11.00 USD
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7 Cole, Galen Allie Cole A Maine Pioneer
Portland Casco Printing Co. 1980 1st Edition Softcover VG+ Signed by Author
Author signed front endpaper. Biography of the owner of A. J. Cole & Sons trucking company, illustrated. ; MCN22397; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pp; Signed by Author 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 Connelly, W.A.C. Jambalaya of Long Ago and Far Away
Private Printing 1981 Hardcover VG+/NONE 
Author's memoirs written in novel form. ; MCN20827; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pp 
Price: 18.00 USD
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9 Crawford, Fred E. The Life and Times of Oramel Crawford A Vermont Farmer 1809-1888
Private Printing 1952 1st Edition Hardcover F/VG+ 
A fine copy in a lightly worn tan dustjacket. ; MCN24143; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 263 pp 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Crawford, Fred E. The Life and Times of Oramel Crawford A Vermont Farmer 1809-1888
Private Printing 1952 1st Edition Hardcover F/VG+ 
A fine copy in a lightly worn tan dustjacket. Uncommon first edition copy. ; MCN24144; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 263 pp 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The History of Charles the Twelfth, King of Sweden, de Voltaire, M.
11 de Voltaire, M. The History of Charles the Twelfth, King of Sweden
Hartford Silas Andrus 1828 Hardcover VG/NONE 
A New Translation, From the Last Paris Edition. Original full leather boards with gilt stamping red spine label shipped. Heavy wear to extremities with loss at points, moderate foxing throughout. Penciled notes and some penciled scribbles rear endpaper, a few penciled notes to text margins. Else binding sturdy and a complete copy. ; MCN15007; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 276 pp 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Devens, Dorothy Memories
Custom Communications 2003 1st Edition Softcover F 
Author's memoirs and brief family history, growing up in Echols, Minnesota. Illustrated. ; MCN20949; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 142 pp 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Fenn, Mary Beardsley Francis, Mildred & Emma Fenn
Springfield Printing Corp. 1993 1st Edition Hardcover F/NONE 
Family memoir - "Francis Talcott ("Cork") Fenn Born, July 13, 1887-Died, January 29, 1979. Mildred Quiggle Fenn Born, July 11, 1888-Died, December 8, 1957. Emma Wupperman Walsh Fenn Born, July 11, 1898." ; MCN19440; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 55 pp 
Price: 29.00 USD
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14 Fenn, Mary Beardsley Will & Anna Beardsley My Parents
Springfield Printing Corp. 1991 1st Edition Hardcover F/NONE Signed by Author
Author inscribed front endpaper. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Family memoir - "William Henry Beardsley, Born, October 11, 1882-Died, March 2, 1935. Anna Jackson Hartness Beardsley, Born, January 7, 1889-Died, December 28, 1966." ; MCN19439; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 82 pp; Signed by Author 
Price: 32.00 USD
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15 Finch, Jr., Orville H. A Family Named Finch Volume II
Trafton Printing 1993 Hardcover NF/NONE Signed by Author
Author inscribed front endpaper. Autobiography of Texas rancher, includes brief family genealogy. Illustrated with photographs. ; MCN21736; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 188 pp; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.00 USD
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16 Geiss, Newton W. Reminiscences of a Berks County Rural Boy A Biography of His Life
Kutztown Publishing Co. 1970 Hardcover VG+/NONE 
Memoirs and personal history of Oley Township, Pennsylvania educator and school superintendent. ; MCN21132; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 138 pp 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Francis Butler Simkins 1897-1966 Historian of the South, Graydon, Augustus T.
17 Graydon, Augustus T. Francis Butler Simkins 1897-1966 Historian of the South
Columbia State Printing Co. Softcover VG+ Signed by Author
Minor sticker remnant on front panel else a fine copy. Not dated, published circa 1967. Title page inscribed "For Sylvia and Mark Neely from the nephew of (Francis Butler Simkins) Augustus Tompkins Graydon." "A Pamphlet published by His Family in Memory of the Edgefield Native Who Spent His Teaching Career at Longwood College in Farmville, Virginia." Includes narrative Simkins family history plus brief genealogy at rear. ; MCN24091; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 85 pp; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Thomas Sumter, Gregorie, Anne King
18 Gregorie, Anne King Thomas Sumter
Sumter County Genealogical Society 2000 Hardcover VG+/NONE 
Navy cloth boards with gilt stamping slightly bowed else a fine unmarked copy. Facsimile reprint of the 1931 biography of General Thomas Sumter, illustrated. ; MCN24592; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 313 pp 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Memoir of Gen'l William Wallace Grout and Autobiography of Josiah Grout, Grout, Josiah
19 Grout, Josiah Memoir of Gen'l William Wallace Grout and Autobiography of Josiah Grout
Newport, VT The Bullock Press 1919 1st Edition Hardcover VG+/NONE 
Original green cloth boards lightly rubbed on points and spine edges, name written front endpaper. Tightly bound and an attractive copy. The memoirs of both General William Wallace Grout, congressman for eighteen years, and his son Josiah Grout, Civil War major and governor of Vermont. Includes genealogy of Grout, Ayer, Hinman families, Civil War experiences, politics, etc. With family photos, index. ; MCN20727; Large 8vo - 9" to 10" ; 402 pp 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Lake Erie Baron The Story of Colonel Thomas Talbot, Hamil, Fred Coyne
20 Hamil, Fred Coyne Lake Erie Baron The Story of Colonel Thomas Talbot
Toronto Macmillan Company of Canada 1955 1st Edition Hardcover VG+/VG Signed by Author
Green cloth boards fading to extremities with previous owner's name inside front board. Dustjacket rubbed with large chipping to edges and edgeworn, front flap price clipped, detached but present and a solid copy now in protective mylar. Map endpapers. ; MCN22668; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 326 pp; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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