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The 1928 Bunion Derby:  A Historical Tour and Driving Guide, Chicago to  New York City
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The 1928 Bunion Derby: A Historical Tour and Driving Guide, Chicago to New York City

By Powell, James R.

Sarasota, FL: Seascape Publishers. Very Good. 2017. Softcover. 9780692760864 . Softcover with wire spiral binding. x, 342 pp. Many photos and reproductions of historic postcards. The 1928 Bunion Derby was a 1,000-mile, cross-country foot rate from Los Angeles to NYC, which took 84 straight days and during which runners amazingly covered 3,4000 miles. This book covers the last part of the race, from Chicago to the finish line in New York City, with a driving route, descriptions of historic events and landmarks, and stories about 1920s America. ; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$15.00

The Early History of New England: Illustrated by Numerous Interesting Incidents

By White, Rev. Henry

Concord, NH: I. S. Boyd. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards worn, front hinge cracked and tender, . owner penciled book return policies and other writing on front endpapers, . front flyleaf, and rear flyleaf, spine cracked, foxing.. 1841. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. Original brown leather binding. Spine label perished. Howes W 356. Sabin 103387. ; 420 pages .

$30.00

Samuel de Champlain: Father of New France

By Morison, Samuel Eliot

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. 0316583995 . Brown cloth. xix, 299 pages. Illustrated endpapers, black and white frontispiece illustration, black and white illustrations and photographs, appendices, bibliography, notes, and index. A biography of the noted explorer, artist, and mapmaker with a focus on his relations with the Algonquin and Huron, the founding of the colony of Quebec, and the charting of the Atlantic coast from Newfoundland to the tip of Cape Cod and points west. Promotional ad for the book and an article about the author from the John Harvard Journal laid in. .

$10.00

Dealings with the Dead, in Two Volumes
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Dealings with the Dead, in Two Volumes

By A Sexton Of The Old School; [Lucius Manlius Sargent]

Boston: Dutton and Wentworth. Very Good with no dust jacket; Minor wear to boards, pages toned.. 1856. First Edition. Hardcover. A married set of first editions with Volume One bound in brown blindstamped cloth and Volume Two bound in maroon blindstamped cloth. 350 pp; 351-698 pp, index. Vol. I bears armorial bookplate of T. Bigelow Lawrence on front pastedown and has engraved frontispiece of man at desk with books and engraved title page featuring man digging in graveyard. A collection of essays, previously published in the Boston Evening Transcript, which discuss burial and funeral practices of various cultures and eras, his opinions and prejudices about various ethnic groups, criminal justice, Boston society, ghosts, literature, and social history. Gilt titles on spines. Sabin 77004. .

$125.00

France and England in North America
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France and England in North America

By Parkman, Francis; Morison, Samuel Eliot (editor)

London: Faber & Faber. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped.. 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Selected, edited, and with an introduction and notes by Samuel Eliot Morison. xv, 533 pp, index, bibliography. Folding map at rear. A selected abridgement of seven volumes of Parkmans work describing the first two hundred and fifty years of French and English history in North America. .

$20.00

A Testimonial to Charles J. Paine and Edward Burgess:  From the City of  Boston, for Their Successful Defense of the America\'s Cup
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A Testimonial to Charles J. Paine and Edward Burgess: From the City of Boston, for Their Successful Defense of the America's Cup

Boston: Boston City Council. Very Good with no dust jacket; Head and foot of spine and corners bumped . and rubbed, penciled inscription on front flyleaf, front hinge cracked, . small dampstain to the top of several pages.. 1887. First Printing. Hardcover. Brown cloth, beveled edges, gilt spine titles and front emblem. Black and white frontispiece photo with tissue guard, black and white photos and illustrations. An introductory history of the America's Cup, a complete description of the 1887 race in which Paine and Burgess represented the US with their sloop Volunteer, biographical sketches of Burgess and Paine, and details of the reception in Faneuil Hall commemorating the race. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 159 pages .

$50.00

The Centennial History of Glen Rock, New Jersey
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The Centennial History of Glen Rock, New Jersey

By Maynard, William Benz (compiler)

Baltimore: Gateway Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1994. First Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth. xvi, 475 pages. Endpaper maps, black and white photographs and illustrations, and index. General history, development, industry and commerce, and biographies are among the topics chronicled and explored. Inscribed by the editor on the title page. ; Signed by Author .

$40.00

Darien: 1641-1820-1970 Historical Sketches
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Darien: 1641-1820-1970 Historical Sketches

By McPherson, Bertha Mather (editor)

Darien, CT: Darien Historical Society. Very Good with no dust jacket; Page edges dust spotted.. 1970. First Printing. Hardcover. Red cloth. viii, 123 pages. Black and white frontispiece photograph, map, black and white photographs and illustrations, and index. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the town's incorporation, the Darien Historical Society put together this volume which is part historical summary as well as a collection of articles that had appeared in the Society's Annual. .

$15.00

The Yankee Exodus:  An Account of Migration from New England
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The Yankee Exodus: An Account of Migration from New England

By Holbrook, Stuart H.

NY: The Macmillan Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket toned and chipped.. 1950. First Printing. Hardcover. Red cloth. xii, 398 pages. Endpaper map, black and white illustrations and photos, acknowledgements and bibliography, index. Over 2000 Yankees are described or mentioned by name in the story of their migration to New York and the Middle Atlantic states, the middle West, Far West, Southwest and even a bit of the South. .

$20.00

Across the Wide Missouri
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Across the Wide Missouri

By Devoto, Bernard

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly sunned at spine with . small closed tear.. 1947. Tenth Printing. Hardcover. Tan cloth. xvii, 483 pages. Endpaper map, black and white illustrations, color illustrations, notes, bibliography, appendix, and index. The story of the lives of the mountain men during the 1830s and focusing on an expedition headed by William Drummond Stewart and artist Alfred Jacob Miller and includes an account of the discovery of the Miller collection by May Reed Porter. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .

$25.00

More Merry-Go-Round
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More Merry-Go-Round

By [Pearson, Drew; [Allen, Robert S.]

NY: Liveright. Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and rubbed with a couple of nicks . on the spine.. 1932. First Edition; Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Orange cloth. A collection of muckraking news items concerning key figures in public life that challenged the journalistic code of the day. ; 482 pages .

$12.00

Free Speech and the Right of Congress to Declare the Objects of the War:   Speech of Hon. Robert M. La Follette of Wisconsin in the Senate of the  United States, Saturday, October 6, 1917
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Free Speech and the Right of Congress to Declare the Objects of the War: Speech of Hon. Robert M. La Follette of Wisconsin in the Senate of the United States, Saturday, October 6, 1917

By La Follette, Robert

Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office. Good; Pages toned and brittle, chipping at spine.. 1917. Softcover. Stapled printed wraps. Measures 8.5 x 4 inches. A copy of the progressive Senator La Follettes famous speech in which he continued to state his opposition to American entry into World War I and his support for free speech, even during wartime. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 31 pages .

$25.00

Our Martyred President:  The Life and Public Services of Gen. James A.  Garfield Twentieth President of the United States
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Our Martyred President: The Life and Public Services of Gen. James A. Garfield Twentieth President of the United States

By McCabe, James D.

Cincinnati: Jones Brothers and Co.. Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed in worn, owner name, light damp . staining, flower pressed between pages 78 and 79.. 1881. Hardcover. Decorative brown cloth binding. Black and white frontispiece portraits with tissue guard, black and white illustrations. A popular account of Garfield's life together with the history of his assassination embellished with steel portraits and wood engravings. ; 768 pages .

$15.00

A Pretty Story Written in the Year of Our Lord, 2774
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A Pretty Story Written in the Year of Our Lord, 2774

By Grievous, Peter

Williamsburg, VA: Colonial Williamsburg. Very Good; Lightly wrinkled.. 1971. Facsimile. Softcover. Facsimile reprint of this 1774 pamphlet printed in Williamsburg, Virginia by John Pinkney for the benefit of Clementina Rind's children. String-tied and printed on tan paper. Measures 11.75 x 8.5 inches. Third in a series of reprints by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. ; 16 pages .

$15.00

The Judgment of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
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The Judgment of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg

By Wexley, John

NY: Cameron & Kahn. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards worn, corners rounded, jacket . tattered and has tape repairs. In new jacket protector.. 191955. Third Edition. Hardcover. Bold jacket art by Rockwell Kent. .

$15.00

Eros, Summer 1962
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Eros, Summer 1962

By Ginzburg, Ralph

NY: Eros Magazine. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn.. 1962. Hardcover. Photo-illustrated boards. Contains short story by Ray Bradbury, articles on male chastity belt, contraception industry, Mark Twain, JFK, condoms, and "Love Among the Indians". Volume One, Number 2. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall .

$20.00

Customs and Fashions in Old New England
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Customs and Fashions in Old New England

By Earle, Alice Morse

Detroit: Singing Tree Press. Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings.. 1968. Reprint. Hardcover. Brown cloth binding. ; Ex-Library; 387 pages .

$15.00

Stride Toward Freedom:  The Montgomery Story
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Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story

By King, Martin Luther

NY: Harper and Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Ex-church library copy with tape stains on . boards and endpapers, usual library stamps and markings, water stains on . endpapers, jacket wrinkled.. 1958. Later Printing. Hardcover. Index, photos. A look at the Montgomery Bus Boycott through Dr. King's eyes. Library of Congress number 58-7099. ; 230 pages .

$25.00

From the Missouri to the Great Salt Lake:  An Account of Overland  Freighting
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From the Missouri to the Great Salt Lake: An Account of Overland Freighting

By Lass, William E.

Lincoln, NE: Nebraska State Historical Society. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly faded at spine and . shelfworn.. 1972. Hardcover. 0933307071 . Gray cloth spine with olive cloth boards. xv, 312 pages. Endpaper map, color illustration, charts, black and white photographs and illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, and index. A history of overland freighting concentrating on the activity through the Platte Valley, the activity on the Oregon Trail, the Mormon movement, and the Mexican War. Volume 26 of the Nebraska State Historical Society Publications. .

$12.00

The Militia in the Revolutionary War
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The Militia in the Revolutionary War

By Deerin, James B.

Washington, DC: The Historical Society of the Militia and National Guard. Very Good; Covers lightly rubbed.. 1976. Softcover. Pictorial card covers. Many illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 32 pages .

$10.00

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