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STARS FOR NAVIGATORS AND POLARIS TABLES FOR THE YEAR 1910. (Appendix to the American Nautical Almanac For the Year 1910)

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1909

Seller ID: 002784


Published by the Nautical Almanac Office U.S. Naval Observatory, under the authority of the Secretary of the Navy. 56 pp. Foldout chart of location of stars. Ex. museum with stamp and locator numbers on front cover and stamp on title page. Paper wraps in Fair condition with dirt smudges on front and back, and corners slightly bent. Title page is dirt smudged. Interior is tight and clean. Overall documentin Good+ condition. View more info

ARCHAEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA, Eighth Annual Report. 1886-87

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, John Wilson and Son: 1887

Seller ID: 002850


Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Council of the Institute, Boston, May 14, 1887. 48 pp. Ex. lib. with library stamp imprint on front cover and front freepaper, and library tracking number at top of front cover. Water stain on spine, and browning to edges of paper. Cover edges are chipped and corners are bent. Top and bottom of spine are ripped exposing interior. Interior is tight. Overall document in Good condition. View more info

ARCHAEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA: Fiftieth Anniversary and Thirty-first General Meeting

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1929

Seller ID: 002853


Preliminary Program in conjunction with American Philological Association and College Art Association upon invitation of the Boston Society of the Institute and of Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts. Held December 26, 27, 28, 1929. Back page of document is separated from the document. Wraps are dirt smudged, and edges are chipped. Overall document in Good condition. View more info

INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION ALMANAC 1966

By: Aaronson, Charles S., Editor

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Quigley Publications: 1966

Seller ID: 006186


Almanac including list of Who's Who, Stations, Programs, Services and Companies for the television industry in 1966. 773 pp. Black cloth covers with bronze spine. Listings and advertisements. Cover corners are bumped, particularly on spine edge with significant creasing. Spine ends are bent. Cocked spine. Pencil marks in margin edge throughout book, otherwise clean. Book in Good condition. View more info

MEMORIES OF GEORGE WARBURTON

By: Adair, Ward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, J. J. Little & Ives Company:

Seller ID: 005194


216 pp. with 7 illustrations. Frontispiece illustration of Warburton in b/w. Minor bumping to corners, otherwise covers in Very Good condition. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. View more info

TABLEAUX VIVANTS

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press, Inc.,: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 005909


Fifteen Erotic Tales. Translated from the French by a Member of the Erotika Biblion Society. With drawings by Nicolaus Vadasz. 116 pages with index. Black cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. DJ in VG condition with rubbing to corners and sun fading on spine. Covers clean. Interior tight and clean. Book in VG+ to NF condition. View more info

LIFE AND CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE: GIVING AN ACCOUNT OF ALL HIS ENGAGEMENTS, FROM THE SIEGE OF TOULON TO THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO

By: Arnault, M. A. And C. L. F. Panckoucke (trans.)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Porter & Coates:

Edition: Alta Edition

Seller ID: 005437


Also, embracing accounts of the daring exploits of his marshals, together with his public and private life, from the commencement of his career to his final imprisonment and death on the rock of St. Helena. Translated from the French edition. New Edition, Illustrated. Two Volumes in One. B/W frontispiece portrait of Bonaparte. Vol. 1: 247 pp. Vol II: 251 pp. Brown cloth covers with black gilt floral design and lettering on front cover, gold gilt lettering and blac... View more info

GOSSIP FROM THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY: PART I

By: Bowen, William Alvin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A, The Bowen Press: 1938

Seller ID: 005436


Only 125 copies printed by the Bowen Press. B/W frontispiece portrait of author. 49 pp. Black covers with faded embossed lettering on front. Cover edges rubbed, small white markings on back cover by spine. Inscribed by previous owner on front inside cover. Interior is tight and clean. Book is in VG condition. View more info

THE REVOLUTION IN AMERICA: A LECTURE

By: Cairnes, John Elliot

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dublin, Hodges, Smith and Co.: 1862

Seller ID: 005423


Fourth Edition - Revised and Enlarged. Published by the Committee of The Dublin Young Men's Christian Association in connexion with the United Church of England and Ireland. Cairnes was a professor of jurisprudence and political economy, in Queen's College, Galway. 48 pp. Foxing/dirt smudges to covers, edges chipped/torn. Previous owner's inscription "John Holm 1863" on front cover. Small tear along spine. Some interior pages have pencil markings along pag... View more info

THE WAYS WE TRAVEL: CARPENTERS' JOURNEY CLUB TRAVELS

By: Carpenter, Frances

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1929

Seller ID: 005430


"...the story of the adventures of the children of the Journey Club as they find out about the different means by which man and his messages are taken from one place to another." Black/white photographs throughout of various methods of early transportation and images from the destinations. 298 pp. with index. Color frontispiece of the Journey Club members. Brown cloth covers with red embossed image of early automobile travel scene, lettering on both front and... View more info

PANTHER'S CUB

By: Castle, Agnes and Egerton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1911

Seller ID: 005797


Color illustrations by Florence R. A. Wilde. 411 pp. Red cloth covers with gilt lettering and blindstamp floral decoration on front and gilt on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges are rubbed, spine tips are bent and fraying. Foxing to page edges. Previous owner's names written on front free endpaper. Foxing to front endpapers. Page 45/46 corner is dog-earred. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

DEATH VALLEY: THE FACTS

By: Chalfant, W. A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stanford University, California, Stanford University Press: 1939

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 002100


160 pp. Yellow decorative covers in Very Good condition with small dirt smudge on bottom of spine. Endpapers are cartograph showing the principal features of Death Valley drawn by Charles Hamilton Owens. Previous owner's bookplate on front inside cover, gift inscriptions on both sides of front freepaper. Interior is tight and clean. No dust jacket. View more info

THE NEW CONSTITUTION

By: Cunning, John N.

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Chicago, Donohue, Henneberry & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 005420


"How the farmer may pay off his mortgage, and the working-man become his own master." 271 pp. Ex. museum with stamp and location numbers on front and back inside covers. Brown cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Dirt smudges on front cover, corners bumped, edges rubbed, and top/bottom of spine shows signs of bookshelf wear. Interior pages are browning from age, but text is easily legible. Book is in VG condition. View more info

AN ACCOUNT OF SOME OF THE VEGETABLE PRODUCTIONS, NATURALLY GROWING IN THIS PART OF AMERICA

By: Cutler, Rev. Manasseh

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Lloyd Library and Museum: 1903

Seller ID: 005434


Bulletin of the Lloyd Library of Botany, Pharmacy, and Materia Medica: J. U. & C. G. Lloyd. Bulletin No. 7, 1903, Reproduction Series No. 4. B/W frontispiece portrait of Rev. Cutler. Pages 396-493. Ex. museum with identification stamps and locator numbers on front cover, and stamp on title page. Uncut pages. Paper wraps in Fair condition with chips and bends to edges and corners, particularly significant on back cover. Interior page edges are browning from age and... View more info

ASTRONOMICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL OBSERVATORY DURING THE YEAR 1866

By: Davis, Rear-Admiral Charles H., Superintendent.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1867

Seller ID: 002070


Subjects covered: THE PRIME VERTICAL TRANSIT INSTRUMENT, THE MERIDAN TRANSIT INSTRUMENT, THE MURAL CIRCLE, and THE EQUATORIAL, MEAN DECLINATIONS FOR 1870.0 OF STARS OBSERVED WITH THE MURAL CIRCLE, OBSERVED RIGHT ASCENSIONS, DECLINATIONS, AND SEMI-DIAMETERS OF THE SUN, MOON, AND PLANETS, CATALOGUE OF STARS OBSERVED IN THE YEAR 1865, CONSTANTS RELATING TO THE INSTRUMENTS IN USE AT THE U.S. NAVAL OBSERVATORY. 2 Appendices: DESCRIPTION OF THE TRANSIT CIRCLE OF THE U.S. NAVA... View more info

THE OPEN VISION: A STUDY OF PSYCHIC PHENOMENA

By: Dresser, Horatio W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1920

Seller ID: 006191


"The purpose of this book is to distinguish psychical phenomena from other kinds of experience, and to point out the way beyond mere phenomena to clear knowledge of the human spirit and the spiritual life." 352 pp. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, spine ends bent, spine corners are starting to fray. Crease down middle of spine. Front hinge broken. Previous owner's name written... View more info

ADDRESSES: EDUCATIONAL, POLITICAL, SCIENTIFIC, RELIGIOUS

By: Edwards, J. T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Eaton & Mains: 1896

Seller ID: 005411


"Most of the speeches and several of the more formal addresses in this volume were delivered extemporaneously, and are printed from stenographic reports." 295 pp. B/W portrait frontispiece of the author. Brown cloth covers with gold gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Cover corners bumped and edges rubbed. Spine edges are bent from bookshelf wear. The paper edges are unevenly toned with the middle section of the book lighter in color than the rest of t... View more info

A PRACTICAL GERMAN GRAMMAR

By: Eysenbach, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn and Company: 1893

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 005429


Collar's Shorter Eysenbach. Revised and largely rewritten, with notes to the exercises, and vocabularies, by William C. Collar. Revised Clara S. Curtis. 242 pp. Green cloth covers are in Fair condition with black ink (?) splotches on front cover, white rubbing along spine, corners bumped and edges well rubbed. Gift inscription on front freepaper. Foxing along page edges and on some interior pages, but text is not affected. Overall book is in Good + condition. View more info

ILLINOIS

By: Federal Writer's Project

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Chicago, A.C. McClug & Co.: 1947

Edition: Revised, Enlarged

Seller ID: 000485


A Descriptive and Historical Guide. American Guide Series. The first comprehensive guide to the Prairie State ever published. Literally hundreds and hundreds of cities and towns are described, their histories recorded; amusing and little-known stories told about their founders and early residents. In this new revised edition appear two new chapters:" Illinois in World War II" and "Religion in Illinois". 707 pp. Map in back pocket. Map of Illinois on front... View more info

WHOSE WOODS THESE ARE: THE STORY OF THE NATIONAL FORESTS

By: Frome, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc: 1962

Seller ID: 005427


The history and guide to the woods and wilderness under the protection of the Forest Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Color photographs of the flowers of the forests on endpapers. 360 pp. with index. Gilt title lettering on front cover and spine. Rubbing to cover corners and edges, top/bottom of spine shows signs of bookshelf wear. Previous owner's stamp on front freepaper. Missing DJ. Uncut page edges. Interior is tight, clean and in VG condition. View more info