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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 identical penciled signature and date of 1871, binding secure. Previously owned by "R Watts" who signed title pages. Foxing t... View more info

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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 scarce. ; MCN27027; Ex-Library; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 174 pp 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 1880s. After his marriage, he and his family moved back to Detroit, where George committed suicide in 1892 by jumping off a ferr... 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

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Eighth Biennial Report of the Commissioner of Public Lands and Buildings to the Governor of the State of Nebraska

By: Humphrey, A. R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Pace, Williams & North: 1893

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33694

Condition: G


Lacking front cover, pink rear cover and spine paper chipped, pages toned and page 173/174 has large closed vertical tear, else a fragile copy with no loose pages. Includes report on the Institute for the Deaf and Dumb with names of pupils, State Industrial School, State Penitentiary, Norfolk Hospital for the Insane, etc. ; MCN27723; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 461 pp View more info

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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 Thirteenth Biennial Report of the Department of Public Works to the Governor of Nebraska For the Years 1919-1920

Thirteenth Biennial Report of the Department of Public Works to the Governor of Nebraska For the Years 1919-1920

By: Johnson, Geo. E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Private Printing: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33714

Condition: G/NONE


Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering spine tilted with mottling, worn on spine ends. In good condition only with foxing to endpapers, pages toned, binding secure. Illustrated with photographs of rivers, canals, construction projects, fold-out map. Scarce. ; MCN27743; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 797 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

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King's Handbook of New York City An Outline History and Description of the American Metropolis

By: King, Moses

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Moses King: 1892

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33536

Condition: VG/NONE


Original gold decorated cloth boards rubbing to extremities and worn at spine ends, spine dulled. Decorated endpapers, hinges repaired with tape and front endpaper has 2" tears near gutter at both ends. Spine cloth a bit wrinkled and creased. Securely bound, a well used but but solid copy. Late twentieth century guide to New York City with historic photographs. Index. Additional photographs available on request.; MCN27565; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 928 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 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

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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. ; MCN27298; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 49 pp 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

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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 California for Health, Pleasure, and Residence A Book for Travellers and Settlers

California for Health, Pleasure, and Residence A Book for Travellers and Settlers

By: Nordhoff, Charles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1882

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 33436

Condition: VG/NONE


Original green cloth boards with gilt and black stamping rubbed, worn and with loss at points, library number lettered on spine and usual library markings. Tightly bound with square corners, a solid copy. "New Edition, Thoroughly Revised Giving Detailed Accounts of the Culture of the Wine and Raisin Grape, the Orange, Lemon, Olive, and Other Semi-Tropical Fruits, Colony Settlements, Methods of Irrigation, Etc. With Map and Numerous Illustrations." Early Calfornia travel and history, includes map frontis and two pages of ads at rear. ; MCN27426; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 20... View more info

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The Iowa Handbook, For 1856 With a New and Correct Map

By: Parker, Nathan H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, John P. Jewett and Company: 1856

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32997

Condition: G/NONE


Original brown cloth boards show heavy rubbing and discoloration, chipping at points. In just fair to good condition, internally toned with a few pages having pencil scribbles, binding cracked and separated at center. Scattered foxing, lacking map and being sold here as is! ; MCN27005; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 188 pp View more info