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Across the Busy Years: Recollections and Reflections (2 volumes)

by Butler, Nicholas Murray

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1939
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Edition not stated
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$39.95

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1939. Edition not stated. Hardcover. Near Fine. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering with blind stamped lines on front boards and spines. Illustrated with black and white plates in both volumes. Minor age toning on endpapes. Both volumes clean and tight, no markings. Mr. Butler was the president of Columbia University, the American… Read more
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Robert Todd Lincoln: A Man in His Own Right

by Goff, John S.

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1969
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Stated First edition
Item Price
$55.00

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Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1969. Stated First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. Green cloth boards with gilt spine lettering. Green endpapers. Illustrated with eight pages of black & white plates and frontis portrait of Robert Todd Lincoln. Signed by author on title page. Unclipped dj has minor edgewear and a closed tear. Verso lists of Oklahoma Press… Read more
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Gilded Age Cate: The Life of Walter Q. Gresham

by Calhoun, Charles W.

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
edition not stated
ISBN
9780813116150
Item Price
$25.00

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Kentucky: University Press of Kentucky, 1988. edition not stated. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. Black cloth boards with silver spine lettering. Frontis portrait of Gresham. Shadow of previous owner's name on front free endpaper, otherwise clean and tight, no markings. Dj has discoloration on back panel. In protective mylar jacket. 12/2019
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Jane Austen

by Margaret Kennedy

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First printing
Item Price
$20.00

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Denver: Alan Swallow, 1950. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Tan cloth boards with blue lettering. Clipping from NY Times book review laid in and has left shadow on rear endpapers. Otherwise clean and tight. No dustjacket. All books packed and shipped with care.
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Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus (2 volumes)

by Morison, Samuel Eliot

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1942
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$99.95

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Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1942. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Red buckram with gilt and blue medallions on front boards. Blue spine label with gilt lettering. Map endpapers. Top edges dyed blue. Illustrated with maps and charts, including one fold-out map in Volume 1. Volume 1 has a small stain on fore-edge that affects pages 78-86, but… Read more
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Horaito Gates: Defender of American Liberties

by Samuel White Patteron

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1941
Condition
good+
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$49.95

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New York: Columbia University Press, 1941. First edition. Hardcover. good+. Red buckram with black spine label, gilt lettering. Ex-library with library name stamped on front free endpaper and bottom and top edges. Book plate on front pastedown states that the books was a gift of Henry Steele Commager. No other library markings. Frontis portrait of Gates by Gilbert… Read more
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Our Revolutionary Forefathers

by Eugene Parker Chase, Editor/Translator

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1929
Condition
Good +
Edition
First edition
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$18.50

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New York: Duffield & Co., 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Good +. Lavender cloth boards faded on edges and spine; slight foxing on edges of text. Contains the letters of the Marquis during his residence in the United States as Secretary of the French Legation.
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Gentleman Johnny: The life of General John Burgoyne

by Lauren Paine

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First printing
ISBN
9780709139287
Item Price
$25.00

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London: Robert Hale & Co., 1973. First printing. Unknown Binding. Very Good/very good. Orange paper boards with white spine lettering. A name on front and rear pastedowns whited out. Minor foxing on endpapers and edges, otherwise clean & tight. Unclipped dj has very minor edgewear. In protective mylar jacket.
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An Apology for the life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Comedian, and Late Patentee of the Theatre-Royal.

by Cibber, Colley

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1740
Condition
Good
Edition
Second edition
Item Price
$225.00

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London: John Watts, 1740. Second edition. Leather_bound. Good. Book plates of original owner on front pastedown along with three other bookplates. First blank page clipped, I assume to remove someone's name. Brown leather boards with two red leather spine labels, one for title and one for "London 1740," and five raised bands. Exterior hinges starting but still well… Read more
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$225.00