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Allen, Alice.   THE PENNSYLVANIA MANUAL VOLUME 88, 1947-1948  
Harrisburg: Commonwealth Pennsylvani, 1948. Reprint. 1164 pages. Hardcover. B/w illustrations, fold-out maps, index.
VG/No Jacket. Firm, clean. Rep. Albert O'Connor's name and stamp. # B6976. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Banks, Charles Eugene.   ARTISTIC GUIDE TO CHICAGO AND THE WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION  
Chicago: R.S. Peale Co., 1893. 1st ed. 419 pages. Hardcover. Gilt and black titles and decorations on grey cloth-covered boards. Fold-out bird's-eye-view of Chicago. Illustrated with b/w plates throughout the book.
Good/No Jacket. Solid binding. Corners sharp. Previous owner's name. Page edges shows previous insectsoiling. # E0874. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barnes, Ruth A.   I HEAR AMERICAN SINGING: AN ANTHOLOGY OF FOLK POETRY  
Chicago: John C. Winston, 1937. 1st ed. 346 pages. Hardcover. A fine collection of folk songs, ballads and poems from around the nation. Illustrated with woodcuts in orange ink.
X-Lib Good+/Good+. Former non-circulating library copy, minimal markings. # B4203. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bateman, Audray.   AN AUSTIN ALBUM  
Austin: Encino Press, 1978. 1st ed. 129 pages. Hardcover. A selection of 175 b/w photos, newspaper clippings and other illustrations comprise this photohistory of Austin, Texas. 11x9 inch landscape format.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Dustjacket and endpapers show some foxing. O/w clean, tight, unmarked. # B0439. $29.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Beckel, J.C.   ODES USED BY NATIONAL, STATE AND SUBORDINATE CAMPS PATRIOTIC ORDER SONS OF AMERICA (P.O.S.A.)  
Philadelphia: Camp News, 1893. 1st ed. 29 pages. Hardcover. Music and songs used in ceremonies and meetings of the patriotic fraternity. Black cloth covered boards. Fancy gilt title on front, spine blank.
VG/No Jacket. Firm, clean, no name or writing. Worn at corners. # B1383. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Belhaven Memorial Museum, .   WHAT'S COOKING¨: A COOK BOOK IN MEMORY OF MRS. EVA BLOUNT WAY 1869-1962  
Belhaven, NC: Belhaven Memorial Mus., 1964. 118 pages. Spiral Bound. Not dated, but probably mid 1960s as Mrs. Blount passed in 1963. In orange card covers with black comb binding. Local history and recipes from Belhaven, NorthCarolina. B/w photos and illustrations.
Good+/Wraps. Covers a bit worn. # B2488. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bernikow, Louise.   AMERICAN WOMEN'S ALMANAC: AN INSPIRING AND IRREVERENT WOMEN'S HISTORY  
New York: Berkley Books, 1997. 1st ed. 388 pages. Hardcover. 0425156869 0-425-15686-9. A fun and lively photo history of women in America. Hundreds of b/w photos.
Fine/Fine. # A9254. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Bingham, F.F.   ASHORE AT MAIDEN'S WALK  
New York: Broadway Publishing Co., 1913. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. Novel of Civil War blockade runners off the Florida coast by F.F. (Fraiser Franklin) Bingham. Very scarce. Decorative navy cloth cover with pastedown illustration.
Good+/No Jacket. Light spotting to covers, else VG. # B2286. $125.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bowers, Q. David.   PUT ANOTHER NICKEL IN: A HISTORY OF COIN-OPERATED PIANOS AND ORCHESTRATIONS  
Vestal, NY: Vestal Press, 1966. 1st ed. 248 pages. Hardcover. B/w illustrations and photos throughout. Historic view of thirty-year heyday of these automated music machines. Endpapers illustrated with old manufacturers' ads.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. A little silverfish nibbles along bottom edge. Dj price-clipped and has a half-inch tear at lower edge. # B7754. $18.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bradley, Ann, & Lawrence Sharp.   ECHOES OF THE SOUTHLAND: BOOK ONE  
Austin: Steck Company, 1948. 422 pages. Hardcover. School text on literature, biographies, & culture of the South. B/w photos,
X-Lib Good+/No Jacke. Textbook with stamps on inside cover no marks otherwise. Appears unused. Has moderate foxing to page edges. # A0043. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Broadwater, John D.   USS MONITOR: A HISTORIC SHIP COMPLETES ITS FINAL VOYAGE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. 1st ed. 239 pages. Hardcover. 1603444742 1-60344-474-2. History of the prototype ironclad warship during the Civil War, its loss, rediscovery and the immense archeaologial undertaking to recover its remains. Color & b/w photos, illustrations & diagrams, bibliography & index.
VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, cover has faint creasing. # E0566. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bryant, H. Stafford.   GEORGIAN LOCOMOTIVE  
New York: Weathervane, 1962. 1st ed. 89 pages. Hardcover. 0517172666 0-517-17266-6. History & b/w photos of steam locomotives in the South & Southwest, before diesel & streamlining brought them to an end.
VG/VG. Corners lightly bumped, Dj has 1/2" tear bottom front near fold. # A4145. $8.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bunker, John.   HARBOR & HAVEN: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY FO THE PORT OF NEW YORK  
Woodland Hills: Windsor Publications, 1979. 302 pages. Hardcover. 0897810023 0-89781-002-3. Photohistory of the port of New York. Lots of b/w photos. 15 pages in color.
VG/No Jacket. # A9988. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Byrd Printing Co., .   BYRD'S EYE VIEW MARCH 1914 THIRD VOLUME, THIRD NUMBER  
Atlanta, GA: Byrd Printing Co., 1914. 1st ed. 16 pages. Paperback. A self-confessed house-organ created in Atlanta monthly with the selfish motive to advertise "Byrd" as a "buy"-word for Good Printing and service. Some business and tech info, homilies, and humor.
Fine/Wraps. In near-perfect condition. Stapled and tied with colored string. # B1038. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chelson, Edna Barnett.   OUR PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN FAMILIES: A HISTORY AND GENEALOGY OF THE ANCESTORS OF EVA MINERVA BAIR BARNETT, WHO SETTLE IN BERKS COUNTY  
Morgantown, PA: Masthof Press, 1998. 1st ed. 626 pages. Hardcover. 1883294789 1-883294-78-9. [continued from title] ... Pennsylvania and her descendants. An extensive and well-produced genealogy of this German family. B/w photos, family charts, maps, brith, death and marriage records, facsimilies of wills and other legal documents, etc. Indexed.
Fine/No Jacket. A bright, nice, unmarked copy. # B4142. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chicopee Manufacturing, Corporation.   CHICOPEE GEORGIA  
New York: Doyle, Kitchen & McCormi, 1927. 39 pages. Boards. Book produced by Chicopee Manufacturing describing their newly-built mill and partly finished company town near Gainesville, Georgia. They would produce gauze, cheese cloth & hygiene products such as Modess. B/w photos of the mill, Experimental Farms, 3,4, & 5 room houses, rules & regs for living there (cleanliness in all things was emphasized). Dated Sept. 1, 1927 & inscribed to J.E. Churchwell, a Johnson & Johnson exec who came down to oversee operations.
VG/No Jacket. Light foxing to covers, else VG+. A very scarce historical item. # B6891. $135.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cohen, Marvin H.   1973 STEAM PASSENGER DIRECTORY INCLUDING ELECTRIC LINES/MUSEUMS: EIGTH ANNUAL EDITION  
Middletown, NY: Empire State Railway, 1973. 8th ed. 144 pages. Paperback. An illustrated directory listing tourist railroad, trolley, and museum operations with regularly scheduled or intermittent passenger service. B/w photos every page.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Surface rubs and reader crease on spine. # B5376. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Corbett, Ruth.   DADDY DANCED THE CHARLESTON  
S. Brunswick, NJ: Barnes, 1970. 324 pages. Hardcover. 0498073939 0-498-07393-9. The American scene between 1920 & 1950 illustrated with 600 b/w photos & drawings. Index.
VG/VG. # A3567. $5.25     Inquire Now  
Cunnigham, Thomas Mayhew.   GEORGIA: BEFORE PLYMOUTH ROCK AND AFTERWARDS!  
New York: Newcomen Society England, 1949. Reprint. 28 pages. Paperback. 6 x 9 inch pamphlet providing an overview of Georgia history. This address was delivered during the "1949 Georgia Dinner" of the Newcomen Society of England, at which Mr. Cunningham was guest of honor, held at Savannah, Georgia, March 16, 1949.
VG/Wraps. Firm, no name or marks. Food spots on back, like it was laid on table. # A6754. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Currier, Mary M.   A SUMMER IN NEW HAMPSHIRE: OUT-OF-DOOR SONGS FOR ALL WHO LOVE THE GRANITE STATE  
Concord, NH: Rumford Printing, 1904. 184 pages. Hardcover. Currier compiles a selectio nof songs and verse on New Hampshire. Occasional small b/w photos. In olive green boards with gilt lettering.
VG/No Jacket. Just a hint of corner wear, else a handsome little copy. # B4199. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Daughters American Colonists, .   COLONIAL COURIER WINTER 1979 VOL.XXIV, NO.3  
Toledo, OH: Daughters Amer. Colonist, 1979. 1st ed. 51 pages. Paperback. Published three times a year by the National Society Daughters of the American Colonists. Contains essays from local chapters and many b/w photos.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight stapled binding. Some writing on front & back covers. O/w clean. # B0640. $5.00     Inquire Now  
Davidson, Marshall B.   LIFE IN AMERICA (2 VOLUME SET IN SLIPCASES)  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1951. 1076 pages. Hardcover. "The story of the American Adventure form the medieval dream of a western paradise to the complex society of today" Wasn't post-war America just so fun, just & right. Here's the story of how we got there. Over 1,200 b/w illustrations help present the American experience. In two windowed slipcases.
Near Fine/Good+. One dj has spine chips, else VG in slightly edgeworn slipcases. PON. # A5625. $15.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Downey, Lynn, & Lynch & McDonough.   THIS IS A PAIR OF LEVI'S JEANS ... THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE LEVI'S BRAND  
San Francisco: Levi Strauss & Co., 1995. 1st ed. 316 pages. Hardcover. 0961746017 0-9617460-1-7. Fine history of Levi Strauss and their emblematic jeans through advertising history and their role in our culture. Much on varieties, labels, buttons, snaps, etc. Cloth spine over paper boards. Oversized 10.5 x 13 inch format on heavy stock, 6 pounds.
VG/No Jacket. # B4877. $67.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dunham, Gerald F.   ECHOES FROM THE MOUNTAIN TOP: A TRIBUTE TO DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.  
Houston: Infinity Bound, 1983. 30 pages. Paperback. Original poetry occompanies some of Dr. King's quotations. Stapled pamphlet printed on heavy tan stock.
X-Lib VG/Wraps. Former library copy w/ stamps & marks. A clean, reference-only copy. # B3622. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fischer, Stan.   UPTOWN DOWNTOWN: A TRIP THROUGH TIME ON NEW YORK'S SUBWAYS  
New York: Hawthorn Books, 1976. 271 pages. Paperback. 0801581966 0-8015-8196-6. Excellent history of New York's subways, the planning, construction, expansion and disasters of one of the largest underground transportation systems. Lots of historic b/w photos.
VG/Wraps. A clean solid copy. # B7748. $4.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Glueck, Grace, & Paul Gardner.   BROOKLYN: PEOPLE AND PLACE, PAST AND PRESENT  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1991. 250 pages. Hardcover. 0810931184 0-8109-3118-4. Excellent photo history of the New York Borough, its inhabitants, architecture and culture. 279 excellent b/w photos and illustrations printed on heavy, glossy paper. 9.25 x 12 inch format in maroon cloth covers.
Fine/Fine. A beautiful copy in all respects. # B7997. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Grimsted, David.   NOTIONS OF THE AMERICANS 1820-1860  
New York: George Braziller, 1970. 1st ed. 347 pages. Hardcover. A study of the American culture in the Jackson age. Third book in the American Culture Series.
VG/VG. Dj rubbed on edges. # A4743. $6.75     Inquire Now  
Hale, Edward Everett.   HOW TO CONQUER TEXAS, BEFORE TEXAS CONQUERS US  
No Place: Roger Beacham, 1978. 1st ed. 53 pages. Hardcover. Limited to 395 copies, being a reprint of Hale's tract urging northerners to settle in Texas to dilute the impact of her entrance into the Union as a slave state. Reproduction of the tract cover tipped in. Included is a reprint of a speech by Charles J. Jack at the meeting in favor of the Re-annexation of Texas to the United States, April 5, 1844. Cover reproduction also tipped in. Paper covered boards with map decoration and gilt. Fine printing, a Holman design, being # 1 in the Rate Texana Series.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # A4727. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hambough, Maria Morris, & Rosenheim & Ek.   WALKER EVANS  
New York: Metropolitan Museum Art, 2000. 1st ed. 318 pages. Paperback. 0870999389 0-87099-938-9. Fine biography and catalog of the exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in early 2000. The first half of the book presents his life and progression of works. The last half are plates from the exhibition which were pulled from many collections and donors. A great resource on one of Americans great photographers and chroniclers of the human experience during the Great Depression and early 20th century.
Fine/Wraps. A fine, sharp copy. # B7747. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hatfield, L.D.   TRUE STORY OF THE HATFIELD AND MCCOY FEUD  
Charleston, WV: L.D. Hatfield, 1944. 48 pages. Paperback. Cover title reads: The True Story of the Notorious Feud Between the Hatfields and the McCoys in the Hills of Kentucky and West Virginia. Written by L.D. (Lawrence) Hatfield, this work seems to provide a fairly even-handed account of the events of one of longest and most famous American feuds. Much on 'Devil Anse' Hatfield. B/w photos. Printed by Jarrett Printing. A nice, quite uncommon original.
VG/Wraps. Light browning to the cover, otherwise no marks, bends or creases. # B8663. $90.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Johnson, Paul C.   BEAUTIFUL CALIFORNIA  
Menlo Park, CA: Lane Book Co., 1963. 319 pages. Hardcover. The complete picture of California, presenting in outstanding photographs the many & varied scenic wonders of the state. Mostly b/w.
Near Fine/Good. Dj has some nicks, chips & tears, in mylar. # A5809. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Kirkland, Turner.   SOUTHERN DERRINGERS OF THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY (1ST)  
Union City, TN: Turner Kirkland, 1967. 1st ed. 80 pages. Paperback. First printing of Kirkland's history of Derringer makers. Undated, but per the preface, printed between 1966 and the 1972 enlarged edition. Kirkland indicates on page 8 that he printed only 1,000 of these. Printed on coated photo stock in stapled white coated card covers. B/w photos of 51 different guns, by 29 makers.
Near Fine/Wraps. Slight darkening to covers, interior is fine. # E0877. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Krehbiel, Henry Edward.   AFRO-AMERICAN FOLKSONGS: A STUDY IN RACIAL AND NATIONAL MUSIC  
New York: Frederick Ungar, 1971. Reprint. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0804455716 0-8044-5571-6. Reprint of the 1914 classic. Examines origin and structure of slave songs, spirituals, funerary, creole songs and more. Indexed.
Fine/Fine. An immaculate, tight copy. # A3021. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Krell (ed.), Dorothy.   BEAUTIFUL CALIFORNIA  
Menlo Park, CA: Lane, 1969. 2nd ed. 287 pages. Hardcover. This book shows the almost unbelievable scenic diversity of California in 280 photographs.
VG/Good+. Dj has a closed 1-1/2" tear at back fold. # A5810. $5.25     Inquire Now  
Luce, Henry Booth.   LIFE NOVEMBER 23, 1936 (FACSIMILE)  
New York: Life Magazine, 1936. Reprint. 96 pages. Paperback. Miniature FACSIMILE of the first Luce published Life Magazine. This was done as an advertising gimmick at some date not divulged in the piece. B/w photos by Margaret Bourke-White, Alfred Eisenstadt, and others. Stapled magazine 8.5 X 6.5 inches.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Staples still shiney. No wear. # B7228. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Luther Burbank Society, .   GIVE THE BOY HIS CHANCE  
Santa Rosa: Luther Burbank Society, 1913. 1st ed. 16 pages. Paperback. Small stapled Pamphlet encouraging farming, food crop & flower propagation, fruit grafting, etc. Three color photos, unusual for such a publication. Somewhat uncommon.
Good+/Wraps. Some browing to cover and foxing on pages. Small nick on cover. Unmarked. # E0417. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Luther Burbank Society, .   START THE BOY RIGHT  
Santa Rosa: Luther Burbank Society, 1914. 1st ed. 32 pages. Paperback. Small stapled pamphlet encouraging farming, food crop & flowert propagation, fruit grafting, etc. Three color photos, unusual for such a publication. Somewhat uncommon.
Near Fine/Wraps. A very nice copy. # E0416. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mark, Norman.   MAYORS, MADAMS & MADMEN  
Chicago: Chicago Review, 1979. 1st ed. 240 pages. Hardcover. Anecdotes, stories and more from the early days of Chicago. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Mark. Indexed.
Good+/No Jacket. # A2869. $6.75     Inquire Now  
McKenney, Thomas L., & James Hall.   THE INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA WITH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES AND ANECDOTES OF THE PRINCIPAL CHIEFS (3-VOLUME SET)  
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1933. 1st ed. 1255 pages. Hardcover. Solid three-volume set, printed 1933-1934; 442, 458 & 355 pages with 123 full-page color plates and 2 fold-out maps. In blue coth with gilt lettering and blindstamped cover.
VG/No Jacket. Some silverfishing on spines, minor bruise to two corners. A clean and solid set which appears to have seen little handling. # B4689. $675.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Melder, Keith.   HAIL TO THE CANDIDATE  
Washington, DC: Smithsonian,. Paperback. 1560981784 1-56098-178-4. Presidential campaigns from banners to broadcasts. Details two hundred years of campaigns, chronicling the changing character of American electioneering.
New/Wraps. New in publisher's shrinkwrap. # A5829. $8.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Memphis Board of Realtors, .   THIS IS MEMPHIS  
Vancouver, B.C.: Quest Travelbooks, 1974. 96 pages. Hardcover. Promotional color phot book for Memphis. 9x12 format.
VG/Good+. Dj has some edgewear and foxing. # A2330. $3.50     Inquire Now  
Morgan, Barbara.   COUNTRY WAYS  
Pleasantville: Reader's Digest, 1988. 1st ed. 304 pages. Hardcover. 0895772906 0-89577-290-6. A celebration of country life, including country essays & stories, country cooking recipes & country songs with music & lyrics. Color & b/w photos & drawings.
Fine/Near Fine. # A5635. $7.75     Inquire Now  
Morris, Willie.   NORTH TOWARD HOME  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1967. Reprint. 438 pages. Hardcover. Autobiography of Willie Morris, who grew up in Mississippi, was educated at UT Austin & became Editor-in-Chief at Harper's Magazine.
VG/VG. Book nice with no wear, bit of foxing on top edge. Dustjacket has light rubbing. # E0424. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mother's Oats, .   MOTHER'S OATS BOOK OF PREMIUMS AND HOUSEHOLD HINTS, NUMBER 11  
Chicago: Mother's Oats, 1926. 24 pages. Paperback. Illustrated premiums and their cost in coupons and cash. All kinds household goods, silverware, clothing and toys, including a jointed Felix the Cat doll (as seen in moving picture theatres and funny sections of newspapers).
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked, stapled pamphlet. # B6592. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Myers, Robert J.   CELEBRATIONS: THE COMPLETE BOOK OF AMERICAN HOLIDAYS  
Garden City: Doubleday, 1972. 1st ed. 386 pages. Hardcover. History of civil, religious, and patriotic holidays, and the manner in which each is observed in the U.S. Jacket flap states BCE, copyright page says FIRST EDITION. Dustjacket has a wreath on front and rear decorated with symbols for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Star of David, Valentine hearts, Christmas angel, Easter, and U.S. patriotism. Red and blue cloth-covered boards.
Near Fine/Good+. Book is bright, tight, crisp, and unmarked. Dustjacket has minor wear at tips and quarter inch tear at lower back edge. # E0869. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nash, Eric P.   MANHATTAN SKYSCRAPERS  
New York: Princeton Architectural, 1999. 1st ed. 175 pages. Hardcover. 1568981813 1-56898-181-3. Nice photohistory of many of the iconic Manhattan highrises. Color and b/w photos.
Fine/No Jacket. A beautiful copy. # B4533. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
National Geographic, .   AMERICA'S WONDERLANDS & AMERICA'S HISTORYLANDS 2 VOLUMES IN SLIPCASE  
New York: national Geographic, 1967. 2nd ed. 1100 pages. Hardcover. A new enlarged edition of America's Wonderlands: The National Parks and America's Historylands: Landmarks of Liberty. Both books have hundreds of color illustrations and folded maps in rear pockets. In slipcase with a cover image on each side.
Fine/Fine. All as new...no wear, no marks. # E0893. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nicholson, Meredith.   THE HOOSIERS (1900 EDITION)  
New York: Macmillan, 1900. 277 pages. Hardcover. Studies of notable cultural writers, poets and authors of Indiana. In dark red cloth coverd boards. From Macmillan's series National Studies in American Letters.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with pocket and stamps. Light silverfish marks in one area of cover. # B0153. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Parker, editor, Fred C. W.   KIWANIS MAGAZINE VOL. 22, NO. 5 MAY, 1937  
Chicago, IL: Kiwanis International, 1937. 64 pages. Paperback.
Near Fine/Wraps. A corner crease on front cover, o/w fine. # A8360. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Parker, editor, Fred C. W.   KIWANIS MAGAZINE, VOL. 23 1938, 9 MAGAZINES  
Chicago, IL: Kiwanis International, 1938. 768 pages. Paperback. Nine magazines, the months of May, October, and November are missing, for 1938.
Near Fine/Wraps. All are in Very Good or Near Fine condition. # A8362. $17.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pepsin Syrup Company, .   SALESMEN'S DIARY AND EXPENSE BOOK COMPLIMENTS OF PEPSIN SYRUP COMPANY, MONTICELLO, IL 1927 (DR. CALDWELL'S SYRUP PEPSIN)  
Monticello, IL: Pepsin Syrup Company, 1927. Hardcover. Early day planner from Dr. Cadwell's Pepsin Syrup Company. A few pages of useful data like postal rates, world maps, conversions, etc, then pages for a diary.
VG/No Jacket. Nice, no marks. # B2537. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Porter, Eliot.   INTIMATE LANDSCAPES: PHOTOGRAPHS BY ELIOT PORTER  
New York: Metropolitan Museum Art, 1979. 143 pages. Hardcover. 0870992090 0-87099-209-0. Renown photographer Eliot Porter presents 55 full-page color plates, showing the diversity of the nature. 9.8 x 13 inch format. In taupe silk cloth covers with photograph pastedown on front cover.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Spine and top 3/4 inch of front board slightly sun-faded. Otherwise a sharp, unmarked copy. # B8665. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rever, James O.   POTOMAC PORTRAIT  
New York: Liveright, 1974. 1st ed. 96 pages. Hardcover. Nice b/w photo study of the Great Falls and Mather Gorge on the Potomac River.
Fine/Fine. # A4550. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Scanlon, Marion S.   TRAILS OF THE FRENCH EXPLORERS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1956. 1st ed. 79 pages. Hardcover. History of the Joliet-Marquette expedition in Quebec, Wisconsin, Illinois and along the Mississippi River. Indexed.
Fine/Near Fine. DJ printing faint. # A7419. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schmeal, Jacqueline Andre.   IOWA FOLK ARTISTS  
Ames, Iowa: Iowa State Univ., 1998. 1st ed. 126 pages. Hardcover. 0813828899 0-8138-2889-9. The work and brief biography of sixteen Iowa folk artists. B/w photos. Book has a gift inscription, possibly that of the author, but name is not legible.
Near Fine/Near Fine. DJ a bit sun discolored. Gift inscription in book. # B5979. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sherman, Charles, & Kenneth Marsden.   CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF HIAWATHA LODGE 434: FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, 1857-1957  
Mount Vernon, NY: Hiawatha Lodge, 1957. 1st ed. 72 pages. Hardcover. Limited book number 696/1000 presented to Fred'k Walker by the lodge upon the 100th anniversary of its organization. Blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title and seal on front. Invitation and program for the anniversary meeting, and promotional leaflet for the book are laid in.
Fine/No Jacket. No indication of use. Clean, tight, bright. # B7778. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shute, Henry A.   FARMING IT  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1909. 1st ed. 248 pages. Hardcover. Humorous account of a city slicker living the farm life. B/w illustrations, chapter flourishes. Decorative cloth cover.
VG/No Jacket. # A8785. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Suares, J.C.   THE SNOOPY COLLECTION: ONE THOUSAND FABULOUS SNOOPY PRODUCTS  
New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1982. 1st ed. 96 pages. Hardcover. 094143415X 0-941434-15-X. Relatively scarce history of mugs, dolls, watches, books, calendars, toys and other items featuring Charles Schulz's beloved Snoopy. 150 b/w photos.
Fine/Fine. New copy still in shrinkwrap. # A8618. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sutphen, Dick.   THE MAD OLD ADS  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1966. 1st ed. 128 pages. Hardcover. Humorous advertisements pre-1900.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, no wear, but has gift inscription on half-title page. Dj is price-clipped. # B8005. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Weymouth, Lally.   AMERICA IN 1876: THE WQY WE WERE  
New York: Vintage Books, 1976. 1st ed. 320 pages. Paperback. 0394716167 0-394-71616-7. U.S history in the first hundred years. People and events as the country developed. Hundreds of illustrations, mostly b/w, but a few color.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B8140. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Whitfield County Historical, & Mrs. R.M..   OFFICIAL HISTORY OF WHITFIELD COUNTY, GEORGIA  
Georgia: Whitfield-Murray Hist., 1981. Reprint. 260 pages. Hardcover. Reprint of the 1936 edition. Well-organized history of Whitfield COunty which was commissioned in 1930 and published in 1936. B/w photos, much on Cherokees, Civil War and Reconstruction, schools, churches & social organizations, soldier rolls, census listings, etc. Extensively indexed. In navy blue cloth with gilt lettering.
Fine/No Jacket. A beautiful, unmarked copy. # B7100. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wilcox, Carrie.   THE AMERICAN LEGION IN TEXAS 1919-1949  
Dallas: Banks, Upshaw, 1951. 1st ed. 520 pages. Hardcover. A thorough history of the American Legion's formation, activities and accomplishments in Texas. Posts listed alphabetically by town. Constitution and by-laws, index.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, no owner name or marks. Dustjacket has a half-inch tear at front flap fold. Price intact. # B8383. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wilcox, Carrie.   THE AMERICAN LEGION IN TEXAS 1919-1949  
Dallas: Banks, Upshaw, 1951. 1st ed. 520 pages. Hardcover. A thorough history of the American Legion's formation, activities and accomplishments in Texas. B/w photos, index, appendices.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. X-Lib, but quite nice. # B0443. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Woofter, Jr., T.J.   THE PLANTATION SOUTH TODAY: COTTON IS STILL KING IN THE SOUTH SOCIAL PROBLEMS SERIES NUMBER 5  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1940. 1st ed. 27 pages. Paperback. This pamphlet is fifth in a series designed to present factual information in non-technical terms on social problems of general interest, published by Work Projects Administration.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, firm, PON. Very little wear or sign of handling. # B4751. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wright, Elizabeth.   TEXAS SOCIETY / NATIONAL SOCIETY OF DAUGHTERS OF AMERICAN COLONISTS 1981-1983 STATE YEARBOOK  
Dallas: Texas Society, 1983. 1st ed. 47 pages. Paperback. Officers roll (national and Texas chapters), highlights, and bylaws. Date on cover is 1983-1985, on title page is 1981-1983.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, white cover starting to darken around edges. # B0623. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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