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81 Briggs, Mary Balch >> We and Our Kinsfolk : Ephraim and Rebekah Waterman Briggs, Their Descendants and Ancestors, with a Few Collateral Branches
Boston: Beacon Press; 1887 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
141 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark blue-black cloth, 141 pages, gilt lettering, 2 indexes, endnotes, 5 b/w illustrations including 2 large fold-out heliotype family trees. ; Includes several Congregational clergymen and one Unitarian, the Rev. Charles Briggs, son of the Rev. Ephraim. ; Cloth lightly worn at extremities. Rear board shows several light scrape marks. Both fold-outs fragile, small closed tears to each near folds. Several pages have margin corrections very lightly penciled in. Hinges intact. Binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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82 Brine, Mary D. >> Jingles and Joys for Wee Girls and Boys
N. Y. : Cassell Publishing Company; 1895 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
150 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, pale blue cloth, beautiful black and gold lettering and decor, about 150 unnumbered pages, short poems and nursery rhymes throughout, hundreds of b/w illustrations by various artists. ; Dozens of wonderful children's rhymes by beloved poet and lyricist Mary Dow Brine, 1816-1913. ; Exterior shows moderate wear, sunning around edges, spine lightly rubbed but all readable. Pages are tanned from age, with some small edge chips here and there, not affecting any text. Binding is tight. ; This is an actual book from 1895, not a flimsy modern reprint. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 44.00 USD
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Encyclopedia Britannica, 11e, 11th Edition, Complete in 29 Volumes : (Encyclopaedia) a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Britannica >>
83 Britannica >> Encyclopedia Britannica, 11e, 11th Edition, Complete in 29 Volumes : (Encyclopaedia) a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information
N. Y. : Encyclopaedia Britannica; 1911 Eleventh Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
8vo (9") 23 cm; Complete 29-vol set. Reddish-brown full leather bindings, spines stamped gilt, text in 2 columns. 28 vols of text + Index vol. Hundreds of b/w illustrations; scores of glossy plates, some in color; numerous b/w, 2-color, and 3-color maps per vol, many fold-outs. ; Preface by Hugh Chisholm. Handy edition stated. Full index of authors and their topics at front of each vol. Final vol contains complete index. About 900 pages per vol. Date on half titles is 1910-1911. Each article written new for this edition, by top experts in field; this is the Rolls Royce of encyclopedias. ; Minor wear, mainly to crowns of four vols, which show very small closed tears. No major defects. No marks. Interiors pristine. All bindings tight and intact. Extremely scarce in this condition. 
Price: 675.00 USD
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84 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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85 Bronstein, Herbert >> Passover Haggadah, a : The New Union Haggadah, Central Conference of American Rabbis
N. Y. : Viking Press; 1982 Second Revised Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Leonard Baskin 
123 pages; Folio (14.25") 36 cm; Very tall hardcover, green cloth, 123 pages, numerous full-page color illustrations, 33 songs with tunes. English throughout, with headers, scripture passages and prayers in Hebrew and English. Song lyrics in transliterated Hebrew. ; Published under auspices, Central Conference of American Rabbis. Beautifully illustrated edition of Passover Seder liturgy. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No defects. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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86 Brown, Anna Caroline Baker >> Study of Women Influentials in Three Michigan Communities, a : Their Attitudes Towards and Perceived Ability to Influence Adult Education Practices, a Dissertation for Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan
Ann Arbor: Anna Caroline Baker Brown; 1963 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
320 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Hardcover, [xii] + 320 pages printed one side only, 10 appendixes, 46 tables, 9 figures and illustrations, all the usual footnotes. Bound in extremely heavy-duty black buckram cloth ringless binder. Author address label affixed to spine, as found. ; Complete title: 'A Study of Women Influentials in Three Michigan Communities: Their Attitudes Towards and Perceived Ability to Influence Adult Education Practices, a Dissertation for Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan'. ; Exterior shows a touch of shelfwear. No other flaws. Quite scarce. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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87 Brown, Margaret Wise >> Golden Egg Book, The
N. Y. : Simon & Schuster; 1968 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Leonard Weisgard 
24 pages; Folio (13.25") 34 cm; Hardcover, very tall (9.75 x 13.25 inches) 246 x 338 mm, 24 unnumbered pages, full color illustrations on all pages, boards and endpapers. ; Dated 1947, no other dates. Code indicates 1968. ; A wonderful story with adorable rabbit and mysterios egg. ; This is one of the best condition children's picture books we have ever seen. No marks, no rips, no tears, no bumps to corners. Book appears never to have been fully opened. Small dealer label on rear endpaper, small amount of wear at heel. No other defects. ; Big Golden Book Series 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Highlights of Templar History, Brown, William Moseley >>
88 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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89 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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90 Brumwell, Jill Lowe >> Drummond Island's Part in the War of 1812 : (Signed)
Saginaw, Mich: Black Bear Press; 2012 0979426537 / 9780979426537 Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
293 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; White softcover, 293 pages, appendix, bibliography, 58 b/w photos and illustrations in text. Title page inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Part of Chippewa county, Michigan, Drummond Island sits at the northern tip Lake Huron on the border between the US and Canada. ; No defects. No marks apart from autograph. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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91 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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92 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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93 Buchanan, Bob >> Redford High School Senior Annual, June 1950 : Yearbook, Year Book, Redford, Michigan
Detroit: Redford High School; 1950 Softcover Poor 
72 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Softcover, brown pictorial leatherette covers, 52 unnumbered pages, b/w photos of seniors, clubs, faculty, football and other teams. Nice memorial page for Principal William R. Stocking, 1881-1949. ; (Amazonbuyers please note: This is an actual publication from 1950, not a flimsy computer-generated reprint) Not to be confused with Redford Union high school, Redford high school was situated in northwest Detroit and served students in Old Redford, Grandmont, Rosedale Park and Brightmoor; it graduated two classes per year, one in January, one in June; each class had its own colors. This yearbook is for June graduating class of 1950.; We have graded this item Poor. Binding is almost completely shot but center pages are holding together. All pages are present but some are photocopies, not originals. Many leaves have small edge-tears and creases but everything is readable. Many marks, names, greetings, etc, in pen and pencil. Quite scarce. Sold as is. ; Items laid in: 1) color glossy photo of photocop from 50th Anniversary Reunion. 2) four articles on champion girls swim team, with Jean McConnell's name underlined, all photocopies. 3) clipping on birth of Jean McConnell in 1931, photocopy. 
Price: 74.00 USD
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94 Buchanan, Thompson >> Castle Comedy, the : 1e, 1st Edition, 1904
N. Y. : Harper & Brothers, Publishers; 1904 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket Illustrated by Elizabeth Shippen Green 
235 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, pale lavendar cloth, lettering and decor in white and gilt, 235 pages, green monochrome decorative page borders throughout, 4 full-color plates including very nice frontispiece. ; 1st edition, title page 1904, copyright page 1904. ; Light romance set in France, illustrated by the very underrated Elizabeth Shippen Green (1871-1954) prolific illustrator for Harper's Magazine and dozens of books. ; We have graded this item Very Good Minus. Cloth worn at extremities. Lower part of spine discolored. Owner name (B. M. GlenDening) on front blank page in old ink. Light foxing here and there. Binding tight. Overall still quite attractive. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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95 Buckingham, Dora I. >> Songs for Children
Springfield, Mass: Milton Bradley Company; 1927 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
38 pages; Folio (12.5") 32 cm; Tall hardcover, brown cloth and boards, 38 pages, 33 delightful original songs for young children of kindergarten age, with tunes, lyrics, and full piano. ; Copyright 1913. This edition 1927. Songs by Dora Buckingham, assistant professor of early education, Western State Normal School, now Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo. Foreword by Lucy Gage. ; Songs, which were successfully "tested" on children who loved them, include: Christmas eve. Daddy long legs. Mango pepper. Soldier boy. Bumble bee. Grasshoppers. Foolish puppy dogs. Naughy bunny. Morning sun. More. ; Edges visibly worn. Rear board (unprinted) discolored. Two stamps and small label from Detroit Schools, all quite old and faded. No other marks or defects. Binding tight. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 44.00 USD
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96 Bulwer Lytton, Edward (Lord Lytton) >> Pelham, Paul Clifford, Zanoni, Falkland : (Omnibus of Four Novels and Tomlinsonia)
N. Y. : P. F. Collier, Publisher; 1855 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
715 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Tall hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt lettering and decor, 715 pages, all edges speckled blue, main text in 2 columns, footnotes, endnotes. Dated 1855 but appears to be a bit later, perhaps 1885. ; 1) Pelham, or Adventures of a Gentleman, with prefaces to 1828, 1840, 1848 editions. 2) Paul Clifford, with prefaces to 1840, 1848 editions. Yes, this is the famous novel that begins 'It was a dark and stormy night'. 3) Tomlinsonia, or, The Posthumous Writings of the Celebrated Augustus Tomlinson. 4) Zanoni, with dedicatory epistle from 1845 edition and preface to 1853 edition. 5) Falkland, with prefatory note. ; Moderate edgewear. The main defect is that most of the gilt has worn off the spine, leaving it essentially unreadable. Gilt on front is mostly bright, with some patches a bit dull, but overall quite attractive. No marks. Binding tight. ; Works of Edward Bulward Lytton Series; Vol. 8 
Price: 14.00 USD
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97 Bunkley, Josephine M. >> Testimony of an Escaped Novice, the : From the Sisterhood of St. Joseph, Emmettsburg, Maryland (1e, 1st Edition, 1855)
N. Y. : Harper & Brothers, Publishers; 1855 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
338 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, gilt spine lettering, pale yellow endpapers, 338 pages, + 10-pg publisher catalog in rear, footnotes, b/w frontispiece engraving of St. Joseph's Institution, 3 line diagrams showing floorplans of ground floor, second floor and third floor of entire complex. ; 1st edition. Same date. Super-title on title page: Miss Bunkley's Book. Complete subtitle: 'From the Sisterhood of St. Joseph, Emmettsburg [Emmitsburg], Maryland, the Mother-House of the Sisters of Charity in the United States.' ; Author tells harrowing true story of her ten months as nun-in-training with Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, where she experienced 'slave labor, physical abuse, emotional torment and the imminent threat of sexual coercion.' ; Exterior shows normal wear. Owner name (J. D. Slaughenhaupt, Smithsburg, Md) penciled on front endpaper in an old hand. Oldprice inked on same. A few pages have brackets penciled in margins. Light foxing here and there. Gilt lettering dull but readable. Binding tight. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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98 Burtis, C. Edward, with Lee S. Roberts >> Real American Tragedy, The
Milwaukee, Wisc: Lee Foundation for Nutritional Research; 1960 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
262 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, dark red buckram cloth, 262 + [iv] pages, endnotes, bibliography. Warmly inscribed and dated 26 May 1961 and SIGNED by Lee S. Roberts. ; Copyright 1959. This is 2nd printing, 1960. Foreword by Lee S. Roberts (aka Dr. Royal Lee) president of the Lee Foundation for Nutritional Research, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. From jacket blurb: 'Here is the real story behind the rapid degeneration of American's young men, the boom in the tranquilizer market, the growing problem of juvenile delinquency, the high rate of divorce, etc, threatening changes that are destroying millions of Americans needlessly.' Author gives reams of scientific data on poor-nutrition processed foods, and recommendations for improving health through good nutrition. ; From the estate of a podiatrist. Book shows little wear, but many pages have ballpoint underlining, all done very neatly with ruler. Jacket has small chips at heel and crown but is all readable. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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99 Butts, Mary F. >> Fence of Trust, A
Boston: United Society of Christian Endeavor; 1898 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by J. J. Saut 
45 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Small hardcover, pale gray cloth decorated in green and red, 45 + 4 pages, frontispiece b/w portrait of a young woman. ; A nice collection of short, inspirational poems. ; Exterior shows little wear, a few very pale spots. Three gift notes in pencil on front endpaper, dated 1907, 1916, and unknown. Several pages have faint pencil marks, apparently for purposes of elocution or dramatic reading. Rear endpaper has three old clippings affixed with nine additional inspirational poems. Laid in: old pale blue ribbon, presumably a bookmark. Binding tight. ; Temple Series; Vol. 4 
Price: 16.00 USD
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100 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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