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Image for Men of Affairs in The State of Utah

Men of Affairs in The State of Utah

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Press Club of Salt Lake: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21580

Condition: P/NONE


Original suede covers with gilt lettering very worn with chipping at edges, lacking spine, signatures loose but seemingly a complete copy. Pages unfoxed, many detached, a fragile copy being sold here As Is. Collection of Utah one-page biographical sketches and photographs compiled for newspaper reference work. Starts off with biography of Joseph F. Smith, nephew of the prophet Joseph Smith and former president of the church. ; MCN17691; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Image for Telephone Directory for Mendota, Illinois Compton and West Brooklyn Issued by Illinois Commercial Telephone Company September, 1933

Telephone Directory for Mendota, Illinois Compton and West Brooklyn Issued by Illinois Commercial Telephone Company September, 1933

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 23793

Condition: Fair


Gray wraps very stained, fragile condition with chipping to edges, soiled. Early telephone directory for the Mendota, Illinois area in LaSalle County, being sold as is. ; MCN19152; Large 8vo 9" - 10" ; 30 pp View more info

Image for Library of Cape Cod History & Genealogy No. 104 Sandwich and Bourne Colony and Town Records

Library of Cape Cod History & Genealogy No. 104 Sandwich and Bourne Colony and Town Records

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: C. W. Swift: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24923

Condition: VG+


Tan wraps show minor wear. ; MCN20119; Large 8vo 9" - 10" View more info

Image for Nebraska Blue Book and Legislative Manual for the Year 1889 Compiled From Official Records

Nebraska Blue Book and Legislative Manual for the Year 1889 Compiled From Official Records

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lincoln, State Journal Company: 1889

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32804

Condition: G/NONE


Navy cloth boards with gilt lettering rubbed, worn extremities with fraying, lacking front endpaper and one signature loose. Name stamped in several places on endpapers, light soiling with some smudging to text block. ; MCN26813; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 174 pp View more info

Image for Nelsons' Pictorial Guide-Books Salt Lake City, With a Sketch of the Route of the Central Pacific Railroad, from Omaha to Salt Lake City, and Thence to San Francisco

Nelsons' Pictorial Guide-Books Salt Lake City, With a Sketch of the Route of the Central Pacific Railroad, from Omaha to Salt Lake City, and Thence to San Francisco

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Edinburgh, and New York, T. Nelson and Sons:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32850

Condition: VG-/NONE


Red cloth boards worn on points, spotting to spine cloth. Gift inscription front endpaper, light foxing. Rear hinge cracked and missing right half of final chromolithograph (The Wahsatoh Mountain Range) otherwise complete copy of this early western travel guide. Includes frontis double page view of Salt Lake city looking south. Not dated, published c1873. Additional photographs available on request. ; MCN26858; 31 pp View more info

Image for The American Blue Book of Biography Men of 1912 Twentieth Century Edition

The American Blue Book of Biography Men of 1912 Twentieth Century Edition

By: N/A

Price: $36.00

Publisher: American Publishers' Association: 1913

Seller ID: 33263

Condition: VG+/NONE


Black embossed cloth boards with gilt stamping, hinges a bit weak but repaired, title page detached. All edges gilt, decorated endpapers and a solid copy. "An Accurate Biographical Record of Prominent Men in All Walks of Life Who Have Achieved Success in Their Chosen Vocations in the Various Civil, Industrial and Commercial Lines of Activity." Biographical sketches arranged alphabetically. ; MCN27268; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 656 pp View more info

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First Steamship Pioneers

By: A Committee of the Association

Price: $1,100.00

Publisher: San Francisco, H. S. Crocker & Company: 1874

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33464

Condition: VG-/NONE


Original embossed leather boards show heavy rubbing, gilt lettering to spine dulled with chipping head of spine and missing bottom 3" of spine leather. Boards loose but still attached, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt with no markings or tearing. Tissue guard at title page, text pages outlined with red border. Just needs some tightening and repair to spine, additional photographs available on request. Biographical sketches compiled by the Society of First Steamship Pioneers. ; MCN27453; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 393 pp View more info

Image for Beatrice Nebraska A City of Factories and Homes (In Word and Picture Beatrice Nebraska)

Beatrice Nebraska A City of Factories and Homes (In Word and Picture Beatrice Nebraska)

By: Allen, Thos. R.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Milburn & Scott Co.: circa 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33297

Condition: G+


Tan wraps rubbed and edgeworn with clear cellophane tape repairs, spine paper torn, no markings. Oblong promotional item for the city of Beatrice in Gage County, Nebraska with historical photographs of homes, factories, schools, etc. Approximately 20 pages. Scarce.; MCN27300; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall View more info

Image for The American Blue Book of Biography Men of 1912 Twentieth Century Edition

The American Blue Book of Biography Men of 1912 Twentieth Century Edition

By: American Publisher's Association

Price: $38.00

Publisher: American Publishers' Association: 1913

Seller ID: 33453

Condition: VG+/NONE


Black embossed cloth boards with gilt stamping on spine slightly dulled. All edges gilt, decorated endpapers and a solid copy. "An Accurate Biographical Record of Prominent Men in All Walks of Life Who Have Achieved Success in Their Chosen Vocations in the Various Civil, Industrial and Commercial Lines of Activity." Biographical sketches arranged alphabetically. ; MCN27442; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 656 pp View more info

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The Story of Beaver Falls Pennsylvania

By: Beaver Falls Board of Trade

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tribune Printing: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24188

Condition: VG+


Tan wraps show mild wear, minor spotting to rear panel else a nice copy. Promotional booklet for Beaver Falls in Beaver County, Pennsylvania sponsored by the Beaver Falls Board of Trade. Illustrated. ; MCN19529; Large 8vo 9" - 10" ; 33 pp View more info

Image for The Old Town on the River A Little Book of Visions

The Old Town on the River A Little Book of Visions

By: Bullock, Flora

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Ivy Press: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32815

Condition: VG/NONE


Two-toned paper covered boards have chipping to points and center spine, rubbed and darkened. Front hinge just starting. Bookplate of Arbor Day founder Sterling Morton inside front board with inscription from Morton to his grandson dated "xmas 1900". Poetry and literary prose, illustrated with photographs. Additional photographs available on request.; MCN26824; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated View more info

Image for Nebraska Its Characteristics and Prospects

Nebraska Its Characteristics and Prospects

By: Butler, James D.

Price: $210.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 1873

Seller ID: 32855

Condition: G


Name and address written front cover, masking tape remnants on front panel and table of contents page. Covers detached with rear panel an illustration of Salt Creek Valley, West From Ashland. Unobtrusive beige stain top edge of several pages. Early Nebraska promotional item, illustrated. Additional photographs available on request. ; MCN26863; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 36 pp View more info

Image for Mayor Jim

Mayor Jim

By: Carey, Fred

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Omaha, Omaha Printing Co.: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33379

Condition: VG+


Light blue wraps lightly rubbed, staining to spine tape. A flattering biographical account of Omaha, Nebraska's eight term mayor James C. Dahlman (1856-1930), illustrated with photographs.; MCN27382; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 175 pp View more info

Image for Colorado Mountain Playgrounds

Colorado Mountain Playgrounds

By: Chicago & North Western Ry.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago & North Western Ry.: 1931

Seller ID: 32598

Condition: VG+


Blue wraps with pictorial pastedown, a few minor white spots to rear panel else a lightly used attractive copy. Colorado travel and railways illustrated in both color and black-and-white. ; MCN26607; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 47 pp View more info

Image for Seventh Annual Report of the Nebraska State Railway Commission to the Governor

Seventh Annual Report of the Nebraska State Railway Commission to the Governor

By: Clarke, Jr., Henry T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Woodruff Press: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33364

Condition: VG+/NONE


Dark brown cloth boards show mild shelfwear, hinges cracked with visible webbing but binding secure. ; MCN27367; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 672 pp View more info

Image for In the Early Days Along the Overland Trail in Nebraska Territory, in 1852

In the Early Days Along the Overland Trail in Nebraska Territory, in 1852

By: Cole, Gilbert L. Compiled by Mrs. A. Hardy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Press of Franklin Hudson Publishing Co.: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32879

Condition: VG+/NONE


Original green cloth with gilt lettering lightly rubbed on points, front hinge repaired but still a bit weak, name penciled inside front board. Internally age toned, no other markings or tearing, a handsome copy. With frontis of author. ; MCN26887; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 125 pp View more info

Image for Solitary Places Made Glad: Being Observations and Experiences for Thirty-Two Years in Nebraska; With Sketches and Incidents Touching the Discovery, Early Settlement, and Development of the State

Solitary Places Made Glad: Being Observations and Experiences for Thirty-Two Years in Nebraska; With Sketches and Incidents Touching the Discovery, Early Settlement, and Development of the State

By: Davis, Rev. Henry T.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Cranston & Stowe: 1890

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32680

Condition: VG/NONE


A good to very good copy with original brown cloth boards with gilt lettering worn and rubbed particularly at spine ends, faint vertical crease to spine cloth. Bookplate front endpaper, title page has been replaced by tipped in facsimile, foxing to frontis portrait and tissue guard. A bit of smudging to first few pages, with faint dampstain along top edge of several pages that does not impact text block. Securely bound and fairly straight. Nebraska and California, early Western Americana. Additional photographs available on request.; MCN26689; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 422 pp View more info

Image for The American Manual and Patriot's Handbook

The American Manual and Patriot's Handbook

By: Fallows, Samuel

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Chicago, Century Book and Paper Co.: 1889

Seller ID: 33653

Condition: VG/NONE


Original brown cloth boards with gilt stamping rubbed with lettering to spine dulled, fraying at spine ends. Decorated endpapers, tearing to gutter paper. Corners square and tight. ; MCN27682; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 423 pp View more info

Image for The States and Territories of the Great West; Including Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minesota, Kansas, and Nebraska

The States and Territories of the Great West; Including Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minesota, Kansas, and Nebraska

By: Ferris, Jacob

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Miller, Orton & Mulligan: 1856

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33600

Condition: VG/NONE


Original brown cloth with gilt front panel, discoloration to extremities and spine dulled, loss at spine ends. Front free endpaper clipped, scattered foxing. Lacking map but other illustrations included, ads at rear. Early look at western areas, "Their Geography, History, Advantages, Resources, and Prospects; Comprising Their Local History, Institutions, and Laws. Giving a Table of Distances, and the Most Direct Routes and Modes of Conveyance; Also, Pointing Out the Best Districts for Agricultural, Commercial, Mublering, and Mining Operations." ; MCN27629; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 35... View more info

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