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Memoirs of the Life, Character and Writings of the Late Reverend Philip Doddridge, D.D. of Northampton

By Doddridge, Philip

London: Printed by J. Eddowes, 1766. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. pp. xvi, 1-307, 4 pages of books written by and ads. Frontispiece of the author. Stated Second Edition. Early full leather binding, spine with raised bands and title label. Binding is worn at corners and edges, inner and outer hinges are cracked, but holding. Head and foot of spine are chipped. Previous owner's name on title page. Small worm hole in lower margin of last few pages not effecting text. Pages are very clean, text block square and tight. A very early, rare copy of Doddridge's Memoirs.


Speaking of Freedom: The Collected Speeches, (Signed by George H. W. Bush, New in Original Shrink Wrap and Box)

By Bush, George H. W.

Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press, (2009), 2009. Hardcover. New. 8vo. pp. xiv, [4], 1-302. Signed by the author on a special page stating that the book has been personally signed. Brand new in shrink wrap, never opened. In the original publisher's shipping box. Bound in full genuine leather with raised bands on the spine and gilt decorations. Acid neutral paper, Smyth-sewn pages. All edges are gilt. Permanent satin ribbon page marker sewn in. The book comes in a protected slip case. Includes a Certificate of Authenticity from the Easton Press. Speeches and remarks from President Bush's time as President. A beautiful, gift quality, collectible copy.


A History of Noel Shore

The Women's Institute , 1981. Soft cover. Fair. 4to. 149 pages. Illustrated. Second Edition. Soft cover book now protected in new mylar. Some edge and corner wear. Interior has a few minor stains, but mainly clean. Starts with introduction, title page missing. Maitland. Cobequid Shore. Nova Scotia. A scarce copy.


The Early Histories of St. Louis

By McDermott, John Francis, (Editor)

St. Louis: St. Louis Historical Documents Foundation, 1952. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. pp. xi, [6], 6-171. Illustrated. Maps. Map end papers. Dust jacket is protected in a new mylar sleeve. Dust jacket has a few spots and two tape repairs on the front panel. Binding and interior are solid, square, and tight. No previous owner's names. Pages are clean except for three yellow high light marks on the index pages.


Hawaii, Our New Possessions. An Account of Travels and Adventure, with Sketches of the Scenery, Customs and Manners, Mythology and History of Hawaii to the Present, and an Appendix Containing the Treaty of Annexation to the United States

By Musick, John R.

New York and London: Funk & Wagnalls Company, (1898), 1898. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Thick 8vo. pp. xxii, [3], 2-534. Includes 56 full page plates, containing over one hundred half-tone reproductions from photographs, with border decorations. Folding map. Most likely first edition with date on the title page. Red illustrated cloth binding with Hawaiian surfer. Binding has edge and corner wear, slight spotting. Book now protected in new mylar. No former owner's names or marks. The front free end paper is missing. Book is solid, square, and tight. Pages are very clean. Published soon after annexation by the United States in 1897. A scarce copy.


Slinkard-Wilson and some related families

By Wilson, Doris Slinkard

Doris S. Wilson, (1973), 1973. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to, (11 3/4" tall). 113 pages plus xi page index. Illustrated. Former owner's book plate on the front free end paper and embossing stamp on the title page and rear free end paper. Some yellow high lighting and ink notes on a few pages. The blue binding is clean, solid, and square. Interior of book is clean except as mentioned above. A very scarce family genealogy.


The Presidency, (Limited Edition, Numbered)

By Sidey, Hugh

West Stockbridge & New York: Thornwillow Press, 1991. Hardcover. Fine/No Slipcase. Tall 8vo. No slip case, not issued with a dust jacket. 135 pages plus colophon page. Illustrated. Copy number 228 of 400 copies. Printed at the Stinehour Press. The author covered presidents Eisenhower, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, and Bush for Life and Time Magazines. Handsome black & white photographs of each president and the white house. A fine, high quality book now protected in new mylar. No former owner's names or marks. Slip case is missing. Very attractive, gift quality.


Appletons' Railroad and Steamboat Companion. Being a Travellers' Guide through the United States of America, Canada, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia. With Maps

By Williams, W.

New York: Appleton & Company, 1848. No Binding. Fair. 16mo. 313 pages. 29 of 30 maps present, map number 1 missing. Front and rear boards missing, spine chipped. Interior mostly clean with some light staining. Maps in very good condition, some with light staining. A binder's copy or for maps.


Mattoon: A Pictorial History, (Limited, Numbered Edition)

By Johnston, Jean; Larrabee, Alice; Lumpkin, Gail; Thie, Marianne

St. Louis, Missouri: G. Bradley Publishing, Inc., (1988), 1988. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Folio - 12 1/4" tall. 200 pages. Illustrated. Pictorial end papers. Mattoon, Illinois. Signed by all four authors on the title page. Limited to 2500 numbered copies. Dust jacket protected in a new mylar sleeve, price clipped. No former owner's names or marks. A very attractive, like new copy.


Delaware: A Guide to the First State, American Guide Series

By Federal Writers' Project

New York: The Viking Press, 1938. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. pp. xxv, [4], 4-549. Illustrated. Maps. Map end paper. Includes an excellent fold out map in the rear pocket with no tears, chips or marks. First Edition, First Printing. Dust jacket is protected in a new mylar sleeve, priced clipped. Dust jacket is very attractive and bright with slight fraying along edges and corners, light soiling on rear panel. Interior of book is solid, square, and clean, no former owner's names or marks. An attractive copy.


In Search of the Hollidays: The Story of Doc Holliday and His Holliday and McKay Families

By Pendleton, Jr., Albert S. and Thomas, Susan McKay

Valdosta, Georgia: Little River Press, (1973), 1973. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. pp. viii, [1], 1-69, 1-21 appendix, [12 pages of notes and bibliography]. Illustrated. Maps. Reproductions of photos of Doc Holliday including the first publication of his graduation from dental school photo. Very slight browning of soft cover binding, now protected in new mylar. Spine has a couple of minor chips and creases. No former owner's names, internally very clean, tight and square. A scarce copy.


Decision Points (Signed, Limited, Numbered, Deluxe Edition)
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Decision Points (Signed, Limited, Numbered, Deluxe Edition)

By Bush, George

New York: Crown Publishers, (2010), 2010. 1st Edition . Hardcover. As New/Slipcase as new.. 8vo. pp. xii, 497. Illustrated. Issued in a slipcase box as new. First edition, first printing with the "1" in the full number sequence on the copyright page. President Bush has signed on a special page which states, "This limited edition of Decision Points has been specially printed and bound. Each copy is signed by the author and numbered." No other marks or owner's names. A great collector's item. Gift quality.


The Kingdom, (Limited, Bound by Zaehnsdorf, Presentation)

By Lacey, Robert

London: Hutchinson, (1981), 1981. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine. Thick 8vo. pp. xv, [5], 3-630, [1]. Includes notes, glossary, and indexes. First Edition. Illustrated. Maps. End paper maps. Limited to 102 copies specially bound by Zaehnsdorf's of London at the request of Xenel Industries of Saudi Arabia and presented to an ex CEO of Coca Cola who's name is printed on the presentation page. Gilt stamped, full, red morocco by Zaehnsdorf, raised bands on spine. Silk end papers with gilt stamped border. All edges are gilt. Protected in a felt lined cloth slipcase of matching color. Slipcase has minor wear. Binding and interior of book are in excellent, like new condition. A detailed history of the Arabian Peninsula and the House of Saudi. A magnificently bound copy presented by the powerful Saudi Xenel Industries to a former CEO of Coca Cola.


Clark of the Ohio: A Life of George Rogers Clark

By Palmer, Frederick

New York: Dodd Mead & Company, 1929. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo. pp. xv, 482. Illustrated. Maps. Map endpapers. Protected in Mylar. Inscribed to previous owner by friends, dated 1929. A nice, solid, square copy.


A Journal of the life, Gospel Labours, and Christian Experiences of that Faithful Minister of Jesus Christ, John Woolman, Late of Mount-Holly, in the Province of New Jersey, North-America

By Woolman, John

Dublin: E. M. Jackson, 1794. Hardcover. Very Good Minus. 8vo. pp. xv, [2], 2-464. Leather boards with a new spine, new end papers. Binding is tight and square. Old previous owner's names on the front end papers. Interior of the book is clean with just a few spots on first four pages. A very solid copy.


Wicomico County History, (Maryland)

By Corddry, George H.

Salisbury, Maryland: Wicomico Historical Society, (1981), 1981. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to. pp. viii, 1-272. Illustrated. Map end papers. Signed by the author on the title page, not inscribed to anyone, signed only. Dust jacket protected in a new mylar sleeve. Dust jacket has a 1/4" hole on front panel otherwise in very good condition. The binding and interior of book are very clean, solid, square and attractive. A scarce signed copy.


Captain Canot; or, Twenty Years of an African Slaver

By Mayer, Brantz

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1854. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo. pp. (2 ads), frontispiece, engraved title, xvii, 448, (12, ads). Illustrated with 5 additional plates. Protected in mylar. Binding is worn with chips at top and bottome of the spine, a few spots, corners frayed. Interior is mostly clean with some minor writing and spotting. From hinge is cracked, but holding. Two book plates on the front paste down. A worn, but solid copy.


Early Life and Times in Boone County Indiana, Giving an Account of the Early Settlement of Each Locality Church Histories, County and Township Officers from the First Down to 1886; Histories of Some Pioneer Families of the County

By Harden, Samuel

Lebanon, Ind: Harden & Spahr, (1973), 1887. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo. 498 pages. Protected in mylar. Illustrated. This is a 1973 facsimile of the original 1887 edition. Binding is a library type binding, but this book has no library markings. The book is very clean and solid. A pencil note by a former owner on the front free end paper. A fairly scarce book both in the first edition and this reprint.


Some Records of the Wingfield Family

By Wingfield, John M. (edited by)

Athens, Georgia: Wingfield Family Society, 1991. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo. pp. ix, foldout key to frontispiece, 263. Illustrated. Errata sheet freely laid in. No previous owner's names or marks. A very attractive, scarce copy.


In the Savage South Solomons: The Story of a Mission

By Raucaz, S.M., Right Rev. L. M.

Society for the Propagation of the Faith, 1928. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo. 270 pages. Illustrated. Maps. Book protected in mylar. Binding has minor fraying at the top and bottom of the spine. Book is clean with no former owner's names or marks. The edges of the pages are slightly tanned as a result of the paper quality. The author was Vicar Apostolic of the South Solomon Islands.


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