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The Epic of America

By: Adams, James Truslow

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Little, Brown & Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013912


013912: No dustjacket is included. Boards are Dark Blue with embossed emblem and Gilt Lettering on front and spine. Spine lettering is faded and top/bottom edges are lightly worn. Copy has prior owner's name neatly at top of front flyleaf. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no other writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Content Chapters include: Prologue * The Men of Destiny * A Civilization Establishe... View more info

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Hacking Movable Type

By: Allen, Jay / Choate, Brad / Hammersley, Ben / Haughey, Matthew / Raynes, David

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana, Wiley Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005420


005420: Lower corner of front cover is slightly creased. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. First Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Foreword by Ben and Mena Trott. "Movable Type, that amazingly powerful personal publishing application, is the superhero of the Internet age. But when you push, poke, stretch, and otherwise coax it into producing even more, the possibilities for your Web content are simply superlative. Roll up your sleeves and get moving-here's the ... View more info

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Portrait Of The Rails, From Steam To Diesel

By: Ball Jr., Don (Author) / Morgan, David P. (Introduction By)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Galahad Books: 1972

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 007146


007146: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. LCCN# 74-77007. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name printed at bottom of inside of front cover) , bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket is worn along top edge and has well-repaired edge cut. "In hundreds of stirring photographs, this book chronicles America's most colorful industrial transition: the change-over of the railroad indu... View more info

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The Antiques Roadshow

By: Battie, David (Editor) / Malcolm, Fiona (Editor) / Atterbury, Paul (Consultant) / Kay, Hilary (Consultant)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Mitchell Beazley: 2005

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 007595


007595: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Foreword by Michael Aspel. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Copy has very small black/red remainder mark on edge of page block. Previously published as The Antiques Roadshow: A Celebration Of The First 21 Years. "Partake in an on-the-page celebration of Antiques Roadshow’s continuing success! A full 27 years after its debut, the series remains one of the most popular on television, with its enduring appeal b... View more info

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The Antiques Roadshow

By: Battie, David (Editor) / Malcolm, Fiona (Editor) / Atterbury, Paul (Consultant) / Kay, Hilary (Consultant)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Mitchell Beazley: 2005

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 007598


007598: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Foreword by Michael Aspel. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Copy has very small black/red remainder mark on edge of page block. Previously published as The Antiques Roadshow: A Celebration Of The First 21 Years. "Partake in an on-the-page celebration of Antiques Roadshow’s continuing success! A full 27 years after its debut, the series remains one of the most popular on television, with its enduring appeal b... View more info

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Bailments, Carriers And Sales : With Questions, Problems And Forms And Text Of Uniform Sales Act And Uniform Bills Of Lading Act: American Commercial Law Series Series

By: Bays, Alfred W.

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Callaghan And Company: 1920

Edition: Second Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011147


011147: Dark Black Boards, with gilt lettering on front and spine, and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at board corners). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. This is the original book printed in 1920, as seen in the actual photo, not a recent reprint. Content Chapters include: BAILMENTS AND CARRIERS - Definitions * Rights and Obligations of Ordinary Bailees * Extraordinary Bailees * Bills of Lading and Warehouse Rec... View more info

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Our National Heritage Bicentennial Cookbook

By: Beddos, Justin M. (Editor) / Otms, Bert S. (Editor)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Bellevue, Washington, B & O Publishers: 1976

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005089


005089: Plastic Comb Bound. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, and tightly bound. "This little volume contains a broad cross-section of the results - still cherished family recipes dating back to those earliest of times. Despite its somewhat ponderous title, it has a very simple purpose: to help you experience the real flavor of American history - our incredible diversified "home-cooked" history. From 17th-century New En... View more info

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We Americans (A Volume In The Story Of Man Library)

By: Boorstin, Daniel J. (Editor)

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., National Geographic Society: 1975

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003256


003256: No Jacket as Issued. Boards are colorful pictorial hard cover with a leatherette spine and gilt title on front & spine. Contains 659 illustrations, including 439 photographs. Content sections include: Picturing Our Past, From the Land to the Machine, Voyage to Eden, Working the American Land, The Planting of Cities, Living Through a Revolution, 1776 Birth of the Nation, A New World of Learning, Americans on the Move, Tying the Nation Together, The People's Choic... View more info

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The Flowering Of New England 1815-1865 (The Modern Library Of The World's Best Books)

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, New York, The Modern Library - Random House: 1941

Store ID: 005017


005017: No Jacket as Issued. Front flyleaf has originakl owner's name and date (November 1942) neatly inscribed. Otherwise, copy would be categorized as in Fine Condition; boards and pages are clean, otherwise unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Boards are gray/black cloth with gilt lettering on spine and "Runner" emblem on front. Winner of the 1937 PULITZER PRIZE.: 5.75 x 8.25 in.: 550 pages View more info

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A. Lincoln Prairie Lawyer

By: Duff, John J.

Price: $39.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Bramhall House: 1960

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004221


004221: Boards are light brown cloth. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "This is a book about an unpretentious Midwestern lawyer, whose career at the bar, though freighted with significance, rests in comparative obscurity." Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 433 pages View more info

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The People's Standard History Of The United States (Volume One -1-)

By: Ellis, Edward S.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Jones Brothers Publishing Co. - Knight & Brown: 1900

Store ID: 002186


002186: No Jacket as Issued. Boards are red with gold gilt lettering on spine. Corners are rubbed. Volume has a full-color lithograph of "The Dutch Surrender New Amsterdam Sept. 8, 1664", with onion paper covering, in front of the title page, and many fine-detailed black and white drawings throughout. Book is Volume ONE (only) of the six volume set. Pages are complete and intact, but page block is separating from spine; needs re-gluing. Scarce, Out Of Print, Boo... View more info

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Salt The Fifth Element (The Story Of A Basic American Industry)

By: Eskew, Garnett Laidlaw

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, J. G. Ferguson Publishing: 1948

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005998


005998: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is price clipped and has a small mark on the back. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards are dark blue cloth with bright silver lettering on spine and cover. Book contains 19 illustrations. "Everybody uses salt; everybody depends upon it in ways beyond numbering to enhance health and daily living. Yet, it is safe to sa... View more info

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Steam Trains

By: Fitzsimons, Bernard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Connoisseur Press - Brian Trodd Publishing: 1982

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006646


006646: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is price clipped and slightly roughened at top spine edge. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "Captures the unique appeal of its fascinating subject in contemporary illustrations and photographs from around the world, and in a commentary which traces the origins of the railways, the growth of the national systems... View more info

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The Old World And American History

By: Furlong, Rev. Philip J. (Author) / Smith, Joseph F. (Foreword By)

Price: $67.00

Publisher: New York, William H. Sadlier: 1924

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012598


012598: Boards are light brown cloth with embossed emblems, drawings and lettering on front and spine. Ship emblem on front still retains original surrounding orange color. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at board and spine corners). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Includes many black and white detailed illustrations and maps.: 5.5 x 7.75 in.: 336 pages View more info

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The Story Of Antiques

By: Glencross, June

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, England, Tribune Books: 1973

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003119


003119: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Treasures of 400 years of antique furniture, silver, glass and ceramics in Europe and America - with 240 illustrations including 40 in color." Dustjacket has small cuts along edges and a large one inch chip missing in lower corner of front. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 8.5 x 11 in.: 144 pages View more info

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These United States (Our Nation's Geography, History And People)

By: Hitchcock, Charles B. (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pleasantville, New York, The Reader's Digest Association: 1968

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003643


003643: "The Reader's Digest Family Reference Series. Over 500 Maps, Charts and Illustrations in Full Color. Indexes With 46,000 Entries. " Dustjacket has several tears along edges. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Price INCLUDES FULL EXTRA COST of Media Delivery. USPS Priority would be extra. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 11 x 15.75 in.: 236 pages View more info

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The CIA And The Cult Of Intelligence

By: Marchetti, Victor (Author) / Marks, John D. (Author) / Wulf, Melvin L. (Introduction By)

Price: $61.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1974

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012430


012430: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. LCCN# 74-4995. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "There have been many books about the CIA, but never before has there been one that laid bare the facts so explicitly and with such absolute authority. Victor Marchetti spent 14 years in the CIA, much of the time as a high-ranking officer. Co-author John Marks learned a... View more info

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Theodore Rex

By: Morris, Edmund

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Random House Inc: 2001

Store ID: 005709


005709: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket has some small, well-repaired by archival tape, cuts along bottom edge. Believe book is a BCE, due to smaller size and no price on dustjacket, even though Copyright Page states First Edition, with a correct number line for Random House, beginning with a 2. "It begins by followin... View more info

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Our Country In Picture And Story

By: Peabody, Mary H.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: J. T. Moss: 1909

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010745


010745: Boards are worn at edges/corners and starting to separate for about one inch at top of spine. Otherwise, boards are colorful (black white and blue pictures on front), and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Delightful True and Interesting Stories of the Thrilling Incidents in the History of America. All That is Noblest and Most Instructive in the Annals of our Country - the Country We Love - Set ... View more info

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The Beauty Of America (In Great American Art)

By: Polley, Robert (Editor)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Waukesha, Wisconsin, Country Beautiful Foundation: 1965

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004139


004139: "With selections from the writings of renowned American authors. More than 120 reproductions. " Corners of boards and spine are rubbed. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Introduction by Tracy Atkinson (Director, Milwaukee Art Center) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book: 9.25 x 12.25 in.: 162 pages View more info

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First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir

By: Reagan, Maureen

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Little Brown & Co: 1989

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006162


006162: Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Offers an inside account of the workings of the Reagan administration and of the President's relationship with his elder daughter, presenting many never-before-published anecdotes about the President. ": 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 415 pages View more info

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Main Street (The Face Of Urban America)

By: Rifkind, Carole

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Row Publishers: 1977

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006678


006678: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Stated First Edition, Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10) . Dustjacket is complete (not price clipped) , but it has a small edge cut and the front flap is vertically creased. Book's boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "Documents the development of urban America' it captures moments of the American environment as it once existe... View more info

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Illustrated History Of Pro Football

By: Smith, Robert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Madison Square Press - Grosset & Dunlap: 1972

Edition: Revised Edition

Store ID: 006629


006629: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket has several edge cuts but is not price clipped. Corners of Bright Red boards are lightly worn, with bright gilt lettering and football helmet emblem on front and lettering on spine. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "It features the stars of the game, from Lawson Fiscus, the 'Samson of Princeton' - th... View more info

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America's Ancient Cities

By: Stuart, Gene S.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., National Geographic Society: 1988

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 001616


001616: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Spanning more than 14,000 years of human history, AMERICA'S ANCIENT CITIES reveals how settlements evolved and how urban centers grew and functioned. Millennia ago, prehistoric hunters and gatherers dispersed and peopled the continent. Later, Eastern Woodland cultures constructed mounds and earthworks, and fishing and whaling villages developed along the Northwest Coast. "... View more info

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Life - The American Immigrant (An Illustrated History)

By: Sullivan, Robert (Editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Time-Life: 2004

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003688


003688: Foreword by Frank McCourt. Magazine-style book. Volume 4, No. 4 * September 20, 2004. Content Chapters include: The First Americans * The Promised Land * All-American Food * Growing Pains * All-American Music * Playing by the Numbers * All-American Fun & Games * Our Diverse Nation * Just One More. : 9 x 11 in.: 128 pages View more info