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Walking The Hudson Batt To Bear : From The Battery To Bear Mountain

By: Adler, Cy A.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Green Eagle Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007411

ISBN: 0914018043

Condition: Very Good


007411: Lower corner of front cover is slightly creased. Otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Includes many black & white pictures as well as detailed maps. "A Unique Guide to Walking the First 50 or so Miles of the Proposed Hudson River Shore Trail. This book will guide fishermen, bird watchers, saunterers, environmentalists, and vacationers as well as walkers. It desc... View more info

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Industrial Studies (United States)

By: Allen, Nellie B.

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Ginn And Company: 1910

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004006

Condition: Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


004006: No Jacket as Issued. Boards are olive green with black printing and embossed rectangles on front and spine. Has a faded white library marking on spine and school name (Sisters Of St. Francis) on front flyleaf. Back cover is spotted/stained. Pages are clean, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : Ex-Library: 5.25 x 7.5 in.: 335 pages View more info

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US Army In The Plains Indian Wars 1865-91 (Battle Orders)

By: Chun, Clayton

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Oxford, England, Osprey Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006011

ISBN: 1841765848

Condition: Fine


006011: "The Plains Indian War was one of the most controversial conflicts in American military history, as the US Army faced a tough opponent that challenged it for decades following the end of the Civil War. The Army leadership endured a severe lack of resources, political constraints, an indifferent public, tough environmental conditions, and other problems of the frontier. Army officers and men had to adapt to these constraints, and this period also proved to be ... View more info

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Those Wonderful Old Automobiles

By: Clymer, Floyd (Author) / Rickenbacker, Captain Eddie (Foreword By)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Bonanza Books: 1953

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006628

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


006628: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. LCCN# 53-9010. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket has a couple of small edge cuts. "With over 600 photographs, jokes, cartoons, ads, songs, & fond memories of American cars of yesterday. This new book will prove every bit as fascinating, filled with entertaining memories for the middle-aged and amusing surprises for the young. ": 8.75 x 11.25 in.: 212 pages View more info

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150 Years Of North American Railroads

By: Fitzsimons, Bernard

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Secaucus, New Jersey, Chartwell Books: 1982

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 007142

ISBN: 0890095345

Condition: Very Good in Fine Dust Jacket


007142: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Book has whited-out prior owner's name at bottom of inside front cover; otherwise would have classified book as in Fine condition. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (other than whited-out area), brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Covers the whole 150-year history of the world's most formidable transport system, from the pioneering days of the last century t... View more info

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Carroll College: The First Century, 1846-1946

By: Langill, Ellen

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1980

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013914

ISBN: 0916120066

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


013914: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is complete but has some well-repaired edge cuts. Book is in Fine condition; boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Forward is by Robert V. Cramer; Preface is by Merle Curti. Carroll College is located in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Content Chapters include: To Civilize a Heathen Frontier * Princeton on the Prairie * The Sava... View more info

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Upstairs & Downstairs In A Victorian Dolls' House

By: Moe, Mary Hamilton (Rhymes)

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Hamilton Cottage Press: 1975

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005367

Condition: Very Good


005367: "A Child's Introduction to Great-Grandmother's Way of Life." LCCN# 75-34603. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Copy has small stain near edge of inside back cover and edge of last page; otherwise no writing or marks found. Corners/edges of covers are lightly softened. Book's covers are yellow and white striped, with black lettering and illustrations. : 8.5 x 11 in.: 14 pages View more info

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Wilderness Treks By Foot, Canoe, And Adobe Rocket, And Father's Far-Flung Fables (Drawings, Journals, And Fables)

By: Neely, William L. (Author) / Shields, Allan (Editor)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Mariposa, California, Jerseydale Ranch Press: 1995

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006941

ISBN: 1882803108

Condition: Very Good


006941: LCCN# 94-80241. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Book has prior owner's name on inside of front cover. "With John Muir, Will Neely called wilderness 'home. ' Going into wilderness was always a return home, never just a renewal, a sojourn, a diversion, or recreation. In 1942, Will's trek alone into the wilderness east and above Los Angeles is instructive to other hikers to this day. His canoe trek into the Minnesota-Canadian lakes region in 1944, gives a different ... View more info

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The Wells Fargo Book Of The Gold Rush

By: Rau, Margaret

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Antheneum Books For Young Readers: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005493

ISBN: 068983019X

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


005493: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Takes young readers on a thrilling journey through the California gold rush, from its dawning moment in 1848 in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada through the riotous days of its height, to the 1855 recession that signaled the end of an incredible era in American history. This account is illustrated with prints and photographs of the people, places, and events of the gold rush... View more info

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Nineteenth Century Modern (The Functional Tradition In Victorian Design)

By: Schaefer, Herwin

Price: $39.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Praeger Publishers: 1970

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004213

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


004213: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is price clipped and is slightly stained due to age. Book has prior owner's name and 1992 inscribed in corner of front flyleaf. Boards and pages are otherwise clean, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "Challenges an almost universally held view: that all Victorian design was overdecorated and that the only men to go beyond the pervasive bad taste were a few enlightened 'pioneer... View more info

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An American Jubilee: The Art Of Jane Wooster Scott

By: Scott, Vernon (Author) / Selbrede, Guenther (Editor)

Price: $94.00

Publisher: Canoga Park, California, Collectors Editions Inc.: 1993

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007329

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


007329: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. INSCRIBED / SIGNED BY ARTIST on half title page, "To Karen Best Wishes Jane Wooster Scott". Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Stated First Edition. "Wooster Scott captures the essence of the American people, their traditions and institutions. Her naif art brings to life the broad American landscape, dotted as... View more info

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The Will Rogers Scrapbook

By: Sterling, Bryan B. (Editor)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1976

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005403

ISBN: 0448123622

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


005403: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Stated First Printing. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Foreword by James Blake Rogers. "A Nostalgic Return to Will Rogers' America * Plus 100 Photographs and Exclusive Interview with Some of Rogers' Famous Friends. Share memories of Will Rogers with Joel McCrea, Peggy Wood, Dorothy Stone Collins and Charles Collins, Lew Ayres, Hal Roach, Sr. , Irene Rich, Evelyn Venable Mohr and Hal Mohr, Patricia Ziegfeld St... View more info

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Frank Leslie's Sunday Magazine: Volume XII - July to December, 1882

By: Talmage, T. De Witt (Editor)

Price: $87.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Frank Leslie's Publishing House: 1882

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011387

Condition: Fair with No Dust Jacket as issued


011387: Front and back boards are complete, attached but with worn leather corners. Spine cover is missing completely. Content pages appear to be complete, clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound (except for a few locations where they have been reinforced to the spine with white bookbinder tape) and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Issues include hundreds of beautiful black and white illustrations. Articles of the time include: Martha's Vineyard * Musical ... View more info