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Memoirs of Constant The Emperor Napoleon's Head Valet

by Constant and translated from the French by Percy Pinkerton

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Published
1896
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Good
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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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The First 100 Years of the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association

by Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association

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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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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
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First Edition
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9780881844337
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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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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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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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From Massacre to Matriarch - Six Weeks in the Life of Fanny Scott/De la Masacre a Matriarca (Tales of the Vir) (Tales of the Vir)

by Clara Talton Fugate

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biblioboy
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good+
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First Edition
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9780936015088
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Blacksburg, VA: Pocahontas Press Inc [1989]. First edition [stated First Printing]. Bi-lingual English and Spanish texts [bound dos-a-dos]. Pictorial wrappers, 42 + 41 pages, illutrated with drawings and maps. VG+ copy [stress creasing to the spine area]. 11P
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IN SEARCH OF DRACULA: A TRUE HISTORY OF DRACULA AND VAMPIRE LEGENDS

by McNally, Raymond T. and Radu Florescu

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biblioboy
Published
1972
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Very Good+
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Later Printing
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9780821204856
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$14.60

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Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society [1972]. Later Printing. Hardcover. 223+ pages, illustrated [60 black-and-white illustrations], appendices, bibliography, filmography, travel guide. VG or better copy [top edge foxing else Near Fine] in price clipped else VG Dust Wrapper [a few edge tears, shallow fraying/very light chipping to the spine head]. poet7
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Gentlemen Under the Elms

by Barry Jay

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Published
1982
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Providence,RI Brown Alumni Monthly, 1982. first edition, photographs.Very good in very good jacket 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Inscribed by author on title page " For Ruth, who has given so much of her time, effort and creativity to the college we both love. Hope you enjoy spending some time with my eleven "gentlemen"! Jay " Previous owner blind… Read more
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Memoirs of a Farm Boy

by Turner William H

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biblioboy
Published
1995
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Fine
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First Edition Limited Edition
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VA: Turner Press 1995 Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Blue cloth, all edges gilt, with gilt titles. Signed by Author this book is number 730/4500 Dust jacket has a small closed tear and crease to the lower edge of the front panel. 8vo naut4
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Battlefields and Playgrounds

by Nyiri, Janos

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biblioboy
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good in Fine dust jacket
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First Edition
ISBN
9780333490594
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near fine in fine jacket Light toning to pages 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. wh75
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From Fourteen to Fourscore

by Jewett Mrs. S. W

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Published
1871
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Fair with no dust jacket
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First Edition
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NY: Hurd & Houghton 1871. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall.416 page biography of the author's life. Soiling to pages front hinge starting, cloth worn tear to cloth at lower front spine gutter, corners bumped, soiling to page edges.ref24
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The Rector and the Rogue

by Swanberg W. A

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Published
1968
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Near Fine
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2nd printing
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Near Fine in Near Fine jacket 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. A trace of edge wear in like dj with a crease to the front flap. ; Photographs .genfic 17
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image of Tributes to the Life and Character of Rev. Frank Rector Pastor to the First Baptist Church of Pawtucket, R. I. , from Aprilk 1. 1900, to  September 1, 1930, and Pastor Emeritus from September 1, 1930, to February  26, 1933

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28 page pamphlet from the First Baptist Church containing tributes from various members of the Church and community. Light wear and soiling to covers. wb8
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Khubilai Khan: His Life and Times

by Rossabi, Morris

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Published
1988
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Fine in Fine dust jacket
ISBN
9780520059139
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California: Univ Of California Pr. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1988. Hardcover. 0520059131 . A fine book and fine dust jacket that ius in a mylar protector. Neat previous owners name to top corner of the front endpaper. .
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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

by Brompton Books Corp

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Published
1993
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780861247981
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Greenwich, CT: Brompton. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1993. Hard Cover. FThe dust jacket is protected by an adjustable mylar cover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. ; Photographs . ref1
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William Gammell a Biographical Sketch with Selections from His Writings

by Murray James O. edited by

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Published
1890
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st edition
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MA: Riverside Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1890. Cloth. Very Good. No Jacket HARDCOVER. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. LIGHT EDGE WEAR, LIGHT WEAR TO SPINE ENDS, LIGHT DUST SOILING. PREVIOUS OWNERS NEAT GIFT INSCRIPTION. ; Frontis . Ref 28
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The Education of a Yankee: a New England Memoir

by Hale, Judson D

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biblioboy
Published
1987
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060157524
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New York, NY: Harpertrade, 1987. 261 page biography of a member of a very promininent Boston family. Illustrated withphotographs. Very light soiling top bottom page edges in fine dust jacket. mil 11
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La Fayette

by Sedgwick Henry Dwight

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Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
early printing
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Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs Merril. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1928. hardcover. Very Good. No Jacket 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Very light wear and soiling to covers and spine. previous owner name and notations inside front cover and front free end paper. mystery 26
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Intimate Papers of Colonel House Volumes I & II

by Seymour Charles

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Published
1926
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Very Good with no dust jacket
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First Edition
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Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin 1926. Red cloth. both volumes light edge wear and light rubbing to covers. Volume II bumped at top corners, previous owner bookplate to front free endpapers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. ; Photos & Drawings .Edward Mandell House was a powerful American diplomat, politician, and presidential advisor, commonly known… Read more
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New England Son

by Prescott Marjorie Wiggin

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biblioboy
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st edition
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NY: Dodd, Mead, & Co.. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1949. Hard Cover. Edge wear, light soiling to page edges, review slipped tipped ito the front free endpaper, in dust jacket with chipping to spine and edges, small closed tears 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. ; Photographs .
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America's Families: a Documentary History

by Scott Donald M. & Wishy Bernard editors

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biblioboy
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060909031
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New York, NY: Harper Very Good with no dust jacket as issued 1982.trade paperback 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. reader's crease,light edge wear and sunning to spne. Previous owner name to top edge title page mystery 26
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