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Image for Barns of the Genesee Country, 1790-1915 Including An Account of Settlement and Changes in Agricultural Practices

Barns of the Genesee Country, 1790-1915 Including An Account of Settlement and Changes in Agricultural Practices

By: Fink, Daniel

Price: $60.00

Publisher: James Brunner: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31989

Condition: VG+/VG+


Name written front endpaper, small stain tail of spine else a fine copy in a mildly rubbed dustjacket. Author signed title page. Thick volume is a history and architectural study of New York's barns along the Genesee River, illustrated throughout. ; MCN26320; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 526 pp; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Annual Report Nebraska State Board of Agriculture, For the Year 1886

Annual Report Nebraska State Board of Agriculture, For the Year 1886

By: Furnas, Robert W.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Lincoln, State Journal Company, Printers: 1887

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33247

Condition: VG+/NONE


Blue cloth boards with gilt stamping rubbed, small nick to cloth front panel, internally age toned. ; MCN27252; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 387 pp View more info

Image for Men of Illinois

Men of Illinois

By: Halliday, Witherspoon

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Halliday Witherspoon: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29129

Condition: G+/NONE


Navy leather boards with gilt stamping rubbing to extremities, spine darkened, damaged and repaired, all edges gilt. Else corners square and securely bound, a solid copy. Photographs and very brief biographical information on Illinois men of note, arranged by occupation. ; MCN24012; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 535 pp View more info

Image for The Federalist, On The New Constitution, By Publius, Written In 1786, To Which Is Added Pacificus, On The Proclamation of Neutrality Written In 1793. Likewise, The Federal Constitution, With All The Amendments (Two Volumes)

The Federalist, On The New Constitution, By Publius, Written In 1786, To Which Is Added Pacificus, On The Proclamation of Neutrality Written In 1793. Likewise, The Federal Constitution, With All The Amendments (Two Volumes)

By: Hamilton, Alexander, James Madison and John Jay

Price: $13,000.00

Publisher: New York, George F. Hopkins: 1802

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 26749

Condition: VG/NONE


Two volume second edition set with two pages numbered 167 and two numbered 168 as noted; pages 263-270 repeated. Original full calf binding with five black horizontal lines and volume number on spine, heavy rubbing and worn on points with some loss at spine ends. Volume I has 1" chip to leather head of spine, front hinge quite weak and literally hanging on by threads, needs some tightening; has penciled numbers and signature inside front board. Volume II has identica... View more info

Image for Commercial History of the State of Iowa by the Iowa Division Travelers' Protective Association of America

Commercial History of the State of Iowa by the Iowa Division Travelers' Protective Association of America

By: Harvey, T. Edgar

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Des Moines, Press of The Kenyon Printing & Mfg. Co.: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33019

Condition: VG/NONE


Blue cloth with gilt decoration front panel, worn on points with sticker shadow lower spine, one library stamp and name penciled inside front board. Shaken, weak front hinge and dedication page repaired with binding tape at gutter. "Representing the Manufacturing, Wholesale, Banking, Railway, Hotel, Educational and Commercial Interests, and the Resources of the State in General." Commercial history with many advertisements for Iowa businesses and firms. Quite sca... View more info

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Omaha

By: Heyn, George

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Geo. Heyn: circa 1890

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33254

Condition: VG+


Thin leather covers with red cord string binding rubbing to extremities, front panel has 1" chip lower spine. Not dated, published c1890. Collection of about thirty oblong photographs of Omaha, Nebraska historic homes and places of interest - banks, churches, manufactories, etc., each photograph indicates that it was published by George Heyn. A native of Germany, George Heyn (1856-1892) moved from Detroit to Omaha where he opened a photography studio in the early 188... View more info

Image for Once Their Home or Our Legacy From the Dahkotahs Historical, Biographical and Incidental From Far-Off Days, Down to the Present

Once Their Home or Our Legacy From the Dahkotahs Historical, Biographical and Incidental From Far-Off Days, Down to the Present

By: Holley, Frances Chamberlain

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Chicago, Donohue & Henneberry: 1892

Seller ID: 33105

Condition: VG/NONE


Brown cloth with gilt and black decorations rubbed, mice have done some nibbling tail of spine and bottom edge of front board, nick to cloth at fore-edge. Spine lettering faded. Decorated endpapers, tightly bound. Much on western and Dakota Native American Indians, illustrated with historical photographs. ; MCN27113; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 419 pp View more info

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Georgia Homes and Landmarks

By: Howard, Annie Hornady

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Southern Features Syndicate: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29575

Condition: VG+/NONE


Original brown leatherette boards show mild wear, newspaper clipping pasted front endpaper with gift inscription, else corners square and tightly bound. Descriptions, history and photographs of several prominent homes of Georgia. ; MCN24433; 186 pp View more info

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Vignettes of American History

By: Howitt, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, S. W. Partridge & Company: circa 1876

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32977

Condition: VG+/NONE


Decorative blue cloth boards with gilt and black design rubbed on points and extremities, rear hinge cracked with webbing visible. A handsome copy now in clear protective archival cover. Historical essays illustrated with line drawings - Christopher Columbus, Pocahontas Interceding for John Smith, John Eliot Preaching to the Indians etc. ; MCN26985; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 121 pp View more info

Image for American Imprints Inventory No. 32 A Check List of Tennessee Imprints 1793-1840

American Imprints Inventory No. 32 A Check List of Tennessee Imprints 1793-1840

By: Illinois Historical Records Survey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Illinois Historical Records Survey: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33149

Condition: VG+


Tan decorated wraps show light wear, price sticker shadow front panel. ; MCN27156; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 285 pp View more info

Image for Ninth Annual Report of the Nebraska Corn Improvers Association Annual Meeting at Lincoln, Nebraska January 15 and 16, 1918

Ninth Annual Report of the Nebraska Corn Improvers Association Annual Meeting at Lincoln, Nebraska January 15 and 16, 1918

By: Kiesselbach, T. A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 1918

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33246

Condition: G+


Tan wraps thumbed, staples rusted, heavy loss to spine paper and covers starting to detach, a complete but fragile copy. Pretty much everything you need to know about corn in Nebraska, illustrated with maps, charts and photographs. List of association members. ; MCN27251; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 152 pp View more info

Image for Oregon East, Oregon West Travels and Memoirs by Theodor Kirchhoff 1863-1872

Oregon East, Oregon West Travels and Memoirs by Theodor Kirchhoff 1863-1872

By: Kirchhoff, Theodor. Edited by Frederic Trautmann

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oregon Historical Society Press: 1987

Seller ID: 30861

ISBN: 0875951740

Condition: NF/VG+


Small tear to dustjacket flap else a clean and bright copy, now in protective mylar. ; MCN25280; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 195 pp View more info

Image for Lincoln Telephone News Vol. 36-37 1954-55

Lincoln Telephone News Vol. 36-37 1954-55

By: Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Co.: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33252

Condition: VG+/NONE


Red cloth boards sunned with faint discoloration spots front panel, name stamped in gilt on front board. Back issues of Nebraska telephone company's newsletters from January 1954 through December 1955 bound together in one volume. These newsletters were published monthly and each issue offers about 20 pages of company and employee news and events, illustrated throughout. ; MCN27257; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Image for Annals of the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association 1795-1892

Annals of the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association 1795-1892

By: Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Boston, Press of Rockwell and Churchill: 1892

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29021

Condition: VG/NONE


Burgundy cloth boards with gilt stamping slightly tilted, bottom edge bumped and spine faded, Boards mottled near fore-edge, previous owner signed front endpaper. Else binding secure and a solid copy with Association blurb laid in. History and minutes of the Association, plus numerous biographical sketches of members. Illustrated with photographic plates. Index. ; MCN23285; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 621 pp View more info

Image for Prospectus of Preston County, West Virginia A Hand Book of Information on the County for the Home and Health Seeker, and the Capitalist

Prospectus of Preston County, West Virginia A Hand Book of Information on the County for the Home and Health Seeker, and the Capitalist

By: McRa, Duncan

Price: $230.00

Publisher: Kingwood, Journal Printing House: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33295

Condition: VG


Tan wraps and last page have chipping to edges, does not impact text. Pages age toned, frontis photograph of the city of Kingwood has rough edges. Else a complete although fragile copy. History and promotional booklet illustrated with photographs and line drawings, mail of Preston County on rear panel. "Treating of This Rich County, As To Its Situation, Size, Division, Surface Soil, Climate, Streams and Scenery...". An uncommon early West Virginia item. ; MCN2729... View more info

The Road to Providence Colorful Tidbits of Appalachian Folklore, Recipes, Remedies and Verse...

By: Moles, Evelyn Smith and Jody Lawrence Moles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31262

Condition: VG+


Sticker remnant on front panel else a fine copy. Both authors signed first page. Authors are residents of Jonesborough, Tennessee and have compiled a collection of local recipes, local sayings, verse, etc. Illustrated with photographs. ; MCN25650; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 610 pp; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Nichols Hills Country Club District A De Luxe Residential Subdivision

Nichols Hills Country Club District A De Luxe Residential Subdivision

By: Morrow, E. L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: G. A. Nichols:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 31203

Condition: F/NONE


Brown leatherette boards with gilt stamping in excellent condition. Modern facsimile reprint of the 1930 promotional sales book for the Nichols Hills district in Oklahoma City. ; MCN25593; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Image for Centennial Biography Men of Mark of Cumberland Valley, Pa. 1776-1876

Centennial Biography Men of Mark of Cumberland Valley, Pa. 1776-1876

By: Nevin, Alfred

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Fulton Publishing Co.: 1876

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29418

Condition: VG+/NONE


First edition copy professionally rebound in green cloth with new endpapers, bookplate front endpaper, pages toned with mild foxing. Else a well preserved copy containing biographical sketches of early Pennsylvania men with portraits and tissue guards. ; MCN24298; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Image for A History of the New York Swamp

A History of the New York Swamp

By: Norcross, Frank W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Chiswick Press: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33187

Condition: P/NONE


Orange cloth boards worn with staining, chipping to points, binding loose and severak handwritten notes rear endpapers. A few pages detached and missing pages 23-30, 61/62, 89/90. Being sold here as is, perhaps useful for replacement pages. ; MCN27194; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 243 pp View more info

Image for Iowa As It Is In 1857; A Gazetteer For Citizens, and a Hand-Book for Emmigrants, Embracing a Full Description of the State of Iowa

Iowa As It Is In 1857; A Gazetteer For Citizens, and a Hand-Book for Emmigrants, Embracing a Full Description of the State of Iowa

By: Parker, Nathan H.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Chicago, Keen & Lee: 1857

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32996

Condition: VG/NONE


Blue cloth boards with gilt decorations to spine rubbed with splitting to cloth at spine ends. Penciled notes on endpapers and some marginalia. Foxing throughout, corners square and securely bound. Obituary of Col. Richard H. Richardson (served with 26th New York regiment) pasted inside read board. "New and Revised Edition With Numerous Illustrations." Lacking any map. Scarce. Additional photographs available on request. ; MCN27004; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; ... View more info