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cover of Bean Hill

Bean Hill

by Beatrice Lamarre

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biblioboy
Published
1988
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780533080489
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New York: Vantage Press 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. 0533080487 This copy has been dated, inscribed and signed by the author in blue ink on the half-title page. [The inscribee's surname has been added in pencil, possibly by the inscribee]. "A rollicking recollection of life in a small Rhode Island town near Providence, and it… Read more
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cover of "Old Rowley" A Private Life of Charles II

"Old Rowley" A Private Life of Charles II

by Dennis Wheatley

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biblioboy
Published
1934
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Very Good
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First Edition Thus
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New York: E. P. Dutton & Co Inc. 1934. Hardcover. First US edition. Green cloth with black spine lettering/rule, 201 pages, illustrated, index and key partly unopened. "This is the story of the life of Charles II, England's favourite king, of his exile, his triumphant return and the golden years of his reign.We meet the king, attending affairs… Read more
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cover of The Hundredth Milestone

The Hundredth Milestone

by Edward S. Jones Sons Co. Printers, Blackstone Canal National Bank

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biblioboy
Published
1931
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Author: Edward S. Jones Sons Co. Printers, Blackstone Canal National Bank Title: The Hundredth Milestone A Few Pages of Rhode Island History Suggested by the Coming of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Blackstone Canal National Bank of Providence, Rhode Island. Includes a letter from the Bank President, Albert R. Plant.Publisher: The Blackstone Canal National Bank Date: 1931Edition: First Edition… Read more
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cover of Atlantean Chronicles

Atlantean Chronicles

by Eichner, Henry M., Barbara Eichner Levitt, Bill Crawford, Ray Bradbury, Eduard Eichner M.D., Hulbert Burroughs, Forry Ackerman, A. E. van Vogt, Walt Dougherty, Donald M. Grant, Ross Rocklynne, et al] [Dust Wrapper author drawing by Bill Nelson

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biblioboy
Published
1971
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Alhambra: Fantasy Publishing Company 1971. First Edition. Hardcover . Light brown binding variant. 230 pages, illustrated non-fiction study of Atlantis including bibliography. Map frontispiece. Brief tributes [in three pages, combined] to Henry M. Eichner [1909-1971] by Barbara Eichner Levitt, Bill Crawford, Ray Bradbury, Eduard Eichner M.D., Hulbert Burroughs, Forry Ackerman, A. E. van Vogt, Walt… Read more
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cover of Joseph Badenoch Clearihue

Joseph Badenoch Clearihue

by Jackman, Sydney W. and Ronald R. Jeffels (editor) Frederic G. C. Wood, Henry F. Angus, Archie H. Wills, R. A. Wootton, Norman A. M. MacKenzie, W. Harry Hickman, Laurence E. Devlin]

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biblioboy
Published
1967
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£28.79

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Victoria, B.C University of Victoria 1967 Preface by Malcolm G. Taylor. Paperback. First edition Yellowish decorated wrappers [about 6" x 9"], 48 pages, photo-illustrated. Tipped [with a small label with "Philip Hofer" printed on it] to the inside front cover is a one page, two paragraph, creased at one upper corner T.L.S. [Typed Letter… Read more
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cover of Concentrated New England  A Sketch of Calvin Coolidge

Concentrated New England A Sketch of Calvin Coolidge

by Kenneth L. Roberts

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biblioboy
Published
1924
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Title: Concentrated New- England A Sketch of Calvin Coolidge Author: Kenneth L. Roberts Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Co., Indianapolis, IN Date: 1924 Edition: First Edition Pages: 58 Size: 8vo -5.5" x 8" Format: Hardcover. Lacking the Dust Jacket… Read more
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cover of Memoirs of Constant The Emperor Napoleon's Head Valet

Memoirs of Constant The Emperor Napoleon's Head Valet

by Constant and translated from the French by Percy Pinkerton

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biblioboy
Published
1896
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Good
Edition
1st edition thus
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HS Nichols, London, 1896. Buckram. 1st Editions in English. A 4 Volume set the Memoirs of Constant who was the Emperor's Head Valet. Containing the details of the private lives of Napoleon, His family and his Court. Each volume with a different engraved frontispiece of the Emperor. First translated from the French by Percy Pinkerton. Set bound in… Read more
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cover of The First 100 Years of the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association

The First 100 Years of the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association

by Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association

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biblioboy
Published
1972
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First Edition
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The First 100 Years of the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association. Published as a tribute to the late Henry N. Flynt, President 1949-1970. Old Deerfield, MA 1972.9 x 6 inches, 30 page booklet on the history of the association. Founded in Deerfield, Massachusetts in 1870 as the first historical society in Western Massachusetts. Condition: Wear, Soiling and age toning to… Read more
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cover of The Way We Were 1963, The Year Kennedy Was Shot

The Way We Were 1963, The Year Kennedy Was Shot

by Robert MacNeil

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biblioboy
Published
February 1991
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780881844337
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£15.62

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First edition published by Carroll & Graf. Hard cover, fine in a fine dust jacket. 9 x 12 inches tall, 256 pages.
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cover of John Holden Greene Carpenter Architect of Providence

John Holden Greene Carpenter Architect of Providence

by Neu, Charles, Mrs. (editor)

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biblioboy
Published
1972
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition ex-library
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Providence, Rhode Island: John by Mowbray Company Publishers 1972. First Edition. Softcover. "Published on the occasion of the John Holden Greene Festival on May 20, 1972". Pictorial wrappers [about 6" x 9"], saddle-stapled, 38+ pages, heavily illustrated with photographs and drawings and a 2 page map. Fine SUPPLEMENT leaflet [11.5" x 9" leaf folded to… Read more
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cover of The Story of the Alcotts

The Story of the Alcotts

by Cheney, Ednah D

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biblioboy
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
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Vertical crease to the rear cover [which has a museum shops price sticker affixed], else VG+ copy with one minute spot stain to the rear cover. .
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cover of The Clearing House: a Survey of One Man's Mind: a Selection from the  Writings of John Buchan

The Clearing House: a Survey of One Man's Mind: a Selection from the Writings of John Buchan

by Buchan, John (Lord Tweedsmuir)

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biblioboy
Published
1946
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Good
Edition
Second Printing
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£37.01

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London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1946. Hardcover. 2nd printing. This copy has been inscribed and signed by Anna Buchan, the author's sister, on the front free endpaper. Green cloth with gold gilt spine lettering, 233 pages. Some fading to the cloth at the spine and along the top edge else VG+ copy in torn and badly … Read more
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cover of Contrary Country: A Chronicle of Vermont

Contrary Country: A Chronicle of Vermont

by Hill, Ralph Nading

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biblioboy
Published
1961
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Very Good
Edition
Later Edition
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Later Edition. Hardcover. Second Edition [presumed first printing thus]. 255 pages, illustrated with drawings, bibliography, index. Small bookseller's label, light wear in like dust jacket with light rubbing. bx308
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cover of The Imagery Of John Donne's Sermons

The Imagery Of John Donne's Sermons

by Winfried Schleiner

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biblioboy
Published
1970
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780870571169
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£10.28

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Providence: Brown University Press 1970 Hardcover. 0870571168 . First edition . "Examines the relation between Donne's imagery and Renaissance standards of decorum to find precise meaning for decorum as applied to the sermon genre". 254 pages, notes, bibliography, index. Near Fine copy [slight spine cocking] in worn and spine toned jacket with tears… Read more
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cover of Lamson Of The Gettysburg: The Civil War Letters Of Lieutenant Roswell H.  Lamson, U.S. Navy

Lamson Of The Gettysburg: The Civil War Letters Of Lieutenant Roswell H. Lamson, U.S. Navy

by Lamson, Lieutenant Roswell H., U.S. Navy and edited by James M. Mcpherson and Patricia R. McPherson

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biblioboy
Published
1997
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780195116984
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£12.01

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New York: Oxford University Press.1997. First Edition. Hardcover. 0195116984. First edition. 240 pages, illustrated with photographs and maps, index. Near Fine copy in Near Fine Dust Wrapper. See Photos bx 202
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cover of A Historical Memoir Of Fra Dolcino And His Times

A Historical Memoir Of Fra Dolcino And His Times

by L. Mariotti

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biblioboy
Published
April 5, 2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780766190498
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£16.45

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Kessinger, MT 0766190498 Printed wrappers, 376 pages. This is a facsimile copy of the Longman, Green, Brown, and Longman's edition published in London in 1853.See photos 298E
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cover of Stranded in Mexican Revolution 1923-1924

Stranded in Mexican Revolution 1923-1924

by Hugh Dixon McKay

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biblioboy
Published
1969
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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£12.34

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Wilton, CT: no publisher [self-published by Hugh Dixon McKay?]. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Presumed first edition. 108+ pages, illustrated [including map endpapers]. Near Fine or better copy in edgeworn Dust Wrapper with a few tears [mostly to the flap fold ends] and some creasing at the top of the front panel.… Read more
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cover of Castro's Final Hour: The Secret Story Behind The Coming Downfall Of  Communist Cuba

Castro's Final Hour: The Secret Story Behind The Coming Downfall Of Communist Cuba

by Oppenheimer, Andres

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biblioboy
Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671728731
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£12.01

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New York: Simon & Schuster 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. 0671728733. 461 pages, photo-illustrated, index. A near fine copy with lightly bumped corners, in a fine dust jacket. See Photos bx 205
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cover of Faces of the West A Record of Life in the West of Ireland 1875-1925

Faces of the West A Record of Life in the West of Ireland 1875-1925

by Art Byrne; Sean McMahon

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biblioboy
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
later printing
ISBN
9780904651119
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£8.88

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Blue pictorial wrappers [about 7.75" x 7.75"], profusely photo-illustrated. VG copy horizontal crack across lower spine, cover and light lower corner creasing bx158
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cover of The Clearing House: a Survey of One Man's Mind: a Selection from the  Writings of John Buchan

The Clearing House: a Survey of One Man's Mind: a Selection from the Writings of John Buchan

by Buchan, John (Lord Tweedsmuir)

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biblioboy
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
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£24.68

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Green cloth with gold gilt spine lettering, Very good copy with small brown stain/ghost to the front free endpaper] in otherwise fairly bright and fresh looking but very good Dust Wrapper with some short tears and a few minor chips.bx55
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