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Memoir of Rev. John Moore :  With Selections from His Correspondence, and Other Writings, Adams, John G. >>
1 Adams, John G. >> Memoir of Rev. John Moore : With Selections from His Correspondence, and Other Writings
Boston: A. Tompkins; 1856 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
360 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt spine lettering, 360 pages, pale yellow endpapers, b/w frontispiece portrait engraving of John Moore, footnotes. ; Amazonbuyers please note: This is an actual hardcover book from 1856, not a flimsy computer-generated reprint. See our image. ; The Rev. John Moore (1797-1855) was a pioneer Universalist preacher in New England and New York, editor-publisher of several denominational papers, founder of several charitable organizations, well-known anti-slavery activist and much more. ; Book shows overall little wear, cloth worn at extremities. Small area of discoloration to portrait page affecting margin only, not portrait. No other marks, no writing. Spine lettering bright and readable. Binding tight. 
Price: 44.00 USD
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2 Alger, Horatio Jr. >> Joe's Luck : Or, a Boy's Adventures in California
Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Company; 1920 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket Illustrated by John Watson Davis 
286 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Green cloth, black lettering, full-color glossy paste-down on front showing several boys in a rough and tumble game of football, 286 pages, 3 b/w illustrations by J. Watson Davis. ; Copyright 1913. This edition has no date but we estimate about 1920. Original subtitle was Or, Always Wide Awake. This edition subtitle is Or, A Boy's Adventures in California. ; We have graded this item Fair due to missing frontispiece. Otherwise, physically, this book is better than most specimens we have seen from this publisher, who was notorious for cheap materials. ; Defects: Very light edgewear. Spine tanned but readable. Pages only slightly yellowed. Owner name stamped twice on front endpaper in old ink. Different owner name neatly penned on lower margin of front cover. In main text, printing is a bit sloppy in places but all readable. Binding tight. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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3 Andersen, Hans Christian >> Fairy Tales from Hans Christian Andersen : Illustrated by Tasha Tudor
N. Y. : Oxford University Press; 1945 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Tasha Tudor 
273 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, pale blue cloth, silver lettering, silver snowflake design on front, 273 pages, 31 fairy tales retold, each illustrated with at least one b/w illustration. Book also includes 10 beautiful full-color plates. ; 1st edition, copyright 1945, no additional printings listed. ; Some well-known and some obscure tales, including: The Tinderbox. The Mermaid. Little Ida's flowers. Emperor's new clothes. The Goloshes of fortune. Snow queen. Steadfast tin soldier. Flying trunk. Ole Lukoie (Olé Luköié). Swineherd. The Fir tree. Soup from a sausage-stick. Ugly duckling. More. ; Very light exterior wear. Cloth is faded around edges and on spine, but still quite readable. Very small bookseller label on rear endpaper. No marks or scribbles. Lacks jacket. Binding tight. ; Please note: scan shows striped (moire) pattern -- this is only a scanning artifact -- book is not striped. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Andreev, Ivan >> Miracles of Saint Nicholas, the : The Sacred Places of St. Nicholas in Bulgaria
Sofia, Bulgaria: Antiba Society; 1993 9548580020 / 9789548580021 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
178 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, brown textured leatherette boards, 178 glossy pages, numerous small b/w maps, 108 large full-color photos with captions. English throughout. ; Edited by Diana Tsolova. Technical editor Iskra Koinova. Photos by Ivan Andreev. ; A beautiful book depicting and describing ancient and medieval monasteries, churches, chapels, holy springs, graveyards, etc, of Bulgaria, all dedicated to Saint Nicholas. ; No defects to book. Jacket has two small closed tears. Quite scarce. (Amazonbuyers please note: their page says leatherbound; this book is not leather but a very good imitation) ; Sacred Places of the Earth Series 
Price: 54.00 USD
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5 Arceneaux, Marc >> 50 Years of Cars to Color, Fold and Display
San Francisco: Troubador Press; 1975 Second Printing Softcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Timothy Gauss 
32 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall softcover, fold-and-staple binding, 32 pages, of which 12 pages have illustrated instructions and 20 pages (10 leaves) have b/w line diagrams to be cut out and assembled (scissors, glue, colored pencils, etc, not included) ; This item is from collection of Peter H. Foss, founder and former president, Michigan Model Car Collectors. ; Isbn 0912300582. Designs by Marc Arceneaux. Illustrations by Marc Arceneaux and Timothy Gauss. ; Not for children or beginners. ; Includes paper materials to build seven classic American cars, which are: 1934 Chrysler Airflow, 1940 La Salle, 1946 Pontiac Torpedo, 1951 Hudson Commodore Eight, 1964 Studebaker Avanti, 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Super Bird, 1984 Lectra. ; Covers show a touch of edgewear and a few small spots. Old pricesticker inside rear cover. No other defects. Interior is clean. Nothing cut out or colored in. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Author Unknown >> Antique Photo Album
Detroit: Burkhardt Company; 1915 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
22 pages; Oblong 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Oblong hardcover (12.5 x 9.75 inches) 32 x 25 cm, dark brown textured buckram boards with raised decor in orange, green, red, silver. Lovely black moire endpapers, black moire page lifter. Three inner rings spaced 3.5 inches apart. 11 black leaves (22 pages) on heavy board stock. ; No date but Burkhardt was founded 1911. We estimate this item about 1915.; Exterior shows moderate rubbing and wear, mainly on rear cover. All rings function and are aligned correctly. No photos. No marks. Rare and quite attractive. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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7 Bailey, Eben H. >> Bailey's School Songs and Music Reader : A New Singing Book for Schools, Containing a Complete Course of Elementary Instruction, and a Large Collection of Exercises, Songs, Duetts, Trios and Quartettes . . . (1880)
Boston: White, Smith & Company; 1880 Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
222 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Pr ice just reduced. Dark brown cloth over spine, green lettered boards, about 50 pages of music theory, numerous scales and exercises, about 150 songs. Printed on rag paper, light foxing here and there. ; Complete subtitle: 'A New Singing Book for Schools, Containing a Complete Course of Elementary Instruction, and a Large Collection of Exercises, Songs, Duetts, Trios and Quartettes, Adapted to the Use of Primary, Intermediate, Grammar and High Schools, Singing Classes, and the Home Circle'. ; Heavily worn. Boards chipped and soiled but readable. Owner name (Burt Clough, Marine City) penned on front endpaper, another (Miss L. C. Smith, Marine City) on title page, in very faded ink. Rear page partly missing, affecting final two songs. No interior marks. Binding intact. Quite scarce. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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8 Barclay, Florence L. >> Following of the Star, the : A Romance (1st Edition, 1911)
N. Y. : G. P. Putnam's Sons; 1911 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by F. H. Townsend 
426 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, purple cloth, gilt lettering on front and spine, blindstamped decor, 426 pages + 6-pg publisher catalog in rear, lovely full-color glossy frontispiece illustration by F. H. Townsend. ; Same date. NAP. A m a z o n b u y e r s please note: image matches this edition, but this edition is a true first by G. P. Putnam's Sons, NOT a reprint by Grosset & Dunlap. ; Charming love story set in the small village of Bramble Dene, England; the three sections of the novel are entitled Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh. ; Extremely light shelfwear visible at heel and crown. Otherwise book appears unread. No defects. Binding tight. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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9 Bianculli, David >> Dangerously Funny : The Uncensored Story of the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
N. Y. : Touchstone/Simon & Schuster; 2009 1439101167 / 9781439101162 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
382 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, brown and orange boards, 382 pages, index, bibliography, 37 b/w photos on glossy plates, with captions. ; 'A dramatic behind-the-scenes look at the rise and fall of one of the most controversial and provocative television programs ever aired in the US.' The Smothers Brothers starred in their own variety program for a brief two and a half years when they were suddenly cancelled under pressure from the Nixon administration for their satire and criticism. Written by veteran television historian who researched ten years and conducted hundreds of interviews. ; No defects, only a whispter of shelfwear. Appears unread. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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10 Bradford, Mary E. >> Treatise on Lace Making and Embroidery with Barbour's Irish Flax Thread, A
N. Y. : Barbour Brothers Company; 1900 Softcover Good+ 
102 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Softcover, gray illustrated covers, 102 pages, several ads for Barbour's thread, 57 complete patterns for lace items, borders, bags, etc, of which 45 are shown in high-quality b/w photos and 12 are shown in color. Glossy throughout. ; Volume 7 of Barbour's Prize Needlework Series. This is an actual book from 1900, not a flimsy print-on-demand tissue. ; Spine chipped about 1 inch at both heel and crown. Covers rubbed, worn around edges. Interior clean, binding tight. Fragile but intact. Rare. ; Barbour's Prize Needlework Series Series; Vol. 7 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Britton, F. J. (Frederick James Britten) >> Escapements, the : Their Action, Construction and Proportion (Clocks and Watches)
Chicago: George K. Hazlitt & Company; 1895 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
66 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, no exterior lettering, tan floral-pattern endpapers, 66 pages, 21 detailed b/w diagrams with captions. ; Published in Chicago by George K. Hazlitt & Company, 1895.; Topics: Lever escapement. Cylinder escapement. Chronometer escapement. Pin pallet escapement. Pin wheel escapement. Duplex escapement. Dead beat escapement. Anchor escapement. Verge escapement. ; Very minor wear. Pages are slightly yellowed from age. No marks. (Amazonbuyers PLEASE note: their image does not match our book. Our book is blue unlettered cloth) 
Price: 23.00 USD
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Highlights of Templar History, Brown, William Moseley >>
12 Brown, William Moseley >> Highlights of Templar History
Greenfield, Ind: William Mitchell Printing Company; 1944 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
87 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt lettering and knight on front, 87 glossy pages, chronology of Templars in US from 1769 to 1816, 16 b/w photos and illustrations including chart showing development of Freemasonry and Templars from ancient times to today (in French) otherwise all text is English. ; Published under auspices, Grand Encampment, Knights Templar, United States of America. Foreword by Charles Noah Orr. Preface by author, with Andrew D. Agnew and Chalmers L. Pancoast, being the committee on Templar history. ; Cloth shows light wear at tips. Front free endpaper missing. Old b/w bookplate with name in fountain pen. Gilt on spine worn and nearly unreadable. Interior clean, binding tight. Quite scarce. ; Two items included: 1) small booklet, Highland Park (Michigan) Commandery No. 53, list of members, 1943, 24 pgs, affixed to front endpaper.. 2) booklet, Grand Commandery, Knights Templar of Michigan, 1943, 16 pgs, articles by William J. Cameron, Arthur J. Lacy, Fred B. Freeman, laid in. 
Price: 47.00 USD
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13 Brownell, Elizabeth B. >> Really Babies, 1e : (1st Edition, 1908)
Chicago: Rand, McNally & Company; 1908 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Elizabeth B. Brownell 
63 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Large hardcover, brown cloth, gilt lettering, 63 glossy pages, title on front in gilt edged in black, small b/w photo paste-downs on front and rear. ; Original nursery rhyme-style poems, illustrated with b/w photos of real children, age about 1-5 years, wearing normal (1908) clothing. Glossy throughout. ; Cloth quite worn, small chips to photo paste-downs. Light foxing here and there, also pale dampstains to lower margins of rear leaves, none affecting text or pictures. Several leaves have small tears to lower margins, a common feature of large books well-loved by children; these have been professionally repaired. Front endpaper partly split along hinge, otherwise binding intact. A truly charming book, scarce in any condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14 Brunhammer, Yvonne, and Georges Vindry >> Hymne au Parfum, Deux Siecles d'Histoire dans les Arts Decoratifs et la Mode Musee des Arts : Hymn to Perfume, Two Centuries of the Decorative Art and Fashion of Perfume
Paris: Musee des Arts Decoratifs Louvre; 1990 0999876015 / 9780999876015 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
100 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; French text throughout. Tall softcover, 100 glossy pages of text, 30 b/w photos in text, plus large rear pocket containing 40 color glossy plates with captions. Plates depict antique and modern perfume bottles, perfume advertisements by great artists, etc. ; Isbn 2901422292. Addfitional material written by Henriette Touillier Feyrabend, Jean-Luc Olivie, Claudette Joannis, Fabienne Falluel, Rejane Bargiel. ; Light wear to exterior which is of uncoated white paper, and faint wrinkles to covers here and there due to unusual construction of book. All plates are present and intact, except Plate 1 has small crease to one corner not affecting text or image. Plates wrapped in two narrow paper strips which are present but creased. Scarce. Sold as is. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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15 Bryant, William Cullen >> Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant : Collected and Arranged by the Author, Illustrated by One Hundred Engravings from Drawings by Birket Foster, Harry Fenn, Alfred Fredericks, and Others
N. Y. : D. Appleton & Company; 1878 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
501 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Full brown cloth, beveled boards, exquisite decor on front and spine in gilt and black and lettering in gilt, all edges gilt, floral endpapers, appendix of notes in very small type, b/w frontispiece portrait engraving by H. B. Hall Jr with tissue guard, 180 poems, 100 b/w illustrations in text. ; Copyright 1854. This is 4th edition, 1878. ; One of American's greatest poets, William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) was an ardent abolitionist and free speech advocate. His first great poem was Thanatopsis, published in 1817. For 52 years he was an editor at the New York Evening Post and at one time was vice president of the National Conference of Unitarian Churches. ; Cloth has small areas of fraying at crown and lower tips. Otherwise hardly any wear. No marks, no rips, no tears. A beautiful book. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Caine, Hall >> Eternal City, The, 1e : (1st Edition, 1901)
N. Y. : D. Appleton & Company; 1901 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
638 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Dark burgundy-red cloth, gilt lettering and decor, 638 pages + 10-pg publisher catalog in rear. ; 1st edition, 1901. Same date. NAP. Lists to this title. ; One of this popular Manx author's most celebrated novels, made into a play and two films in the early days of cinema. A modern (1902) romance set in London and Rome, with kings, barons, and the pope himself. ; Very light exterior wear. Gift note penned on front endpaper dated Dec 25, 1901. No other marks. Gilt is beautifully bright, no flaking or dullness visible. Binding tight. ; Laid in: small clipping on author reaching his 75th birthday (1928) ; (Please note: book looks much better than image, which shows blotchy moire pattern which is an artifact of scanning process, not part of the book) 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Carroll, J. M. , with Ross L. Range >> Trail of Blood, the : Following the Christians Down through the Centuries, Or, the History of Baptist Churches from the Time of Christ, Their Founder, to the Present Day
Lexington, Ky: Ashland Avenue Baptist Church; 1979 47th Edition Softcover Near Fine 
52 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small red softcover, stapled binding, 52 pages, bibliography, b/w portrait of author. ; Complete yet concise history of Christianity and the origins of the many different denomminations, written by a Southern Baptist. ; Originally published in 1931. This is 47th edition, 1979. Edited by Ross L. Range. Introduction by Clarence Walker. Complete subtitle: 'Following the Christians Down through the Centuries, Or, the History of Baptist Churches from the Time of Christ, Their Founder, to the Present Day.' ; Originally written as a series of lectures and accompanied by a fold-out historical chart. This item includes a copy of the chart, laid in. Inside rear cover (bibliography) partly unreadable, otherwise no defects to book. Chart is edgeworn, taped, and has been highlighted with red indelible ink to show progress of Baptist church. Scarce with chart. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Charnay, Desire >> Ancient Cities of the New World, the : Being Voyages and Explorations in Mexico and Central America from 1857-1882
N. Y. : Harper & Brothers; 1888 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
562 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover, dark steel-blue cloth, gilt lettering on front and spine, red and silver and gilt illustration of ancient Toltec or Mayan sculptured pottery face on front, [xlvi] + 514 + 2 pages, about 220 illustrations and diagrams in text, large fold-out map of Toltec Migrations in southern Mexico. ; Written by Désiré Charnay (1828-1915) who explored Mexico 1857-1861, 1880-1883, making both anthropological and archaeological investigations. Translated from the French by Mrs. J. Gonino and Helen Stevens Conant. Originally published 1884. This English edition copyright 1887, published 1888. Expedition financed by Pierre Lorillard IV of New York. Book introduced by Allen Thorndike Rice. ; Overall a beautiful book. Cloth is chipped at heel, worn at tips. No other defects. No marks or writing. Binding tight. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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19 Chichester, Dermot >> Christie's Dearborn : Unique Design Prototype and Concept Auto Show Models from the Ford Motor Company Collection
Beverly Hills, Calif: Christie's Publications; 2001 Softcover Near Fine 
150 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Tall black softcover, about 200 high-quality full-color photos including at least three photos of each vehicle. Each vehicle described in great detail. ; This is a magnificent glossy 150-page original Christie's auction catalog for sale number 1176, 16 June 2002, where 58 stunning concept cars and prototypes from 1962 to 1999 were auctioned in Dearborn, Michigan. ; No visible wear to catalog. Laid in: 1) Sheet with prices realized from this auction. 2) Different sheet with prices realized from this auction, showing item names and buyerpremiums. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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20 Conkey, W. B. >> Blue Fairy Book, the : For Boys and Girls, Copiously Illustrated
Chicago: W. B. Conkey Company; 1906 Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
138 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Tall hardcover, blue cloth over spine, blue boards, 138 unnumbered pages, beautiful full-color and gilt illustration on front, b/w illustrations throughout, including endpapers. ; Stories are: Sleeping Beauty. Beauty and the Beast. Little Red Riding Hood. Cinderella. Aladdin. Jack the Giant-Killer. Puss in Boots. ; Please note: This is not part of the famous colored fairy book series edited by Andrew Lang, but appears to be an imitator published by a competing company. ; We have graded this item Poor. Exterior quite worn, edges of boards chipped, as usual. Pages yellowed from age. One text page colored in red wash. Three other pages have red wash neatly applied to small parts of illustrations. Our artist with red also painted the edges of the textblock. Everything still quite readable. Both hinges have play but binding is otherwise intact. Sold as is. (Amazonbuyers please note: Our image is shown) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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