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Hunting in Maine

by Milliken, Henry (L.L. Bean introduction)

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Stone Soup Books
Published
1947
Condition
Poor
Edition
First Edition
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$10.00

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L. L. Bean, 1947. First Edition. Hard Cover. Poor/No Jacket. Text block almost fully separated from spine. First Edition. Toned at bottom edge of front cover, Gift inscriptions
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Do and Dare

by Alger, Horatio

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Condition
Good
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$7.50

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The World Publishing. hard cover. Good/Fair. No date. DJ has many chips and tears,clipped but still bright. Toned heavily and previous owner's name and city, state but nice and tight
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The Works of Mr. Francis Rabelais

by Rabelais, Francois

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Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
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$10.00

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Navarre Society, 1954. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 3rd printing, Red cloth with copper title to spine. Some rubbing, wear at corners, chip to cloth at top of spine. Clean and unmarked with crease to bottom edge in middle of book for a few pages
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Little Friends

by EleanorScott Sharples

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Stone Soup Books
Published
1914
Condition
Very Good
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$45.00

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BIDDLE PRESS, 1914. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. VG with clean unmarked text. Brown covers with black lettering. B/W photos throughout with interesting captions. Tight and square. Small stain at top edge front cover
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Old Meeting Houses

by John Hayes

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Stone Soup Books
Published
1909
Condition
Very Good
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$28.00

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The Biddle Press, Headley Brothers, 1909. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. VG with clean, unmarked text. Light wear to covers. B/w illustrations throughout.
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The Passion of Yang Kwei-Fei

by George Soulie de Morant

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Stone Soup Books
Published
1928
Condition
Good+
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$15.00

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Covici, Friede, 1928. Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket. Previous owners bookplate on fep. Tight and square. Toning to textblock and spine is faded, sun-toned some light spotting to covers
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A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method

by Sir Banister Fletcher

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Stone Soup Books
Published
1931
Condition
Fair
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$26.00

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 9th Edition. Nice copy with blue covers and decorative gilt imprint to front of cover and faded gilt to spine. Heavy chipping and tears at spine edges, creaking at hinges. Most likely previous owner's name blacked out on ffep otherwise clean textblock. Ribbon marker is laid in, detached
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In Northern Mists : Arctic Exploration in Early Times (Volume II only)

by Fridtjof Nansen

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Stone Soup Books
Published
1911
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$55.00

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Frederick A. Stokes, 1911. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket. Ex Library with minimal markings, barcode sticker to back and library stamps to top edge and fep, lib sticker residue at bottom of spine. Blue covers with bright decorative gilt.. Moderate rubbing at eges and corners, tissue torn at title page but otherwise text and book in… Read more
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Lifes Handicap - Being Stories of Mine Own People

by Rudyard Kipling

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Published
1891
Condition
Good+
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$35.00

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Macmillan & Co, 1891. Cloth. Good+/No Jacket. Good+, Tight and square, couple heavy spots on front cover else very good. Red cloth with gilt imprint to cover and gilt lettering to spine, 1/2" tear at top edge of spine. Interior is clean and unmarked, light toning
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Manual of Child Development a Handbook for Parents and Teachers

by Unknown

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Stone Soup Books
Published
1927
Condition
Good
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$18.95

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The University Society, 1927. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Red cloth heavily worn. Faded at spine, cannot read title. Slightly shaken to right and toned but unmarked text. Spotting to back cover and text edges.
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Fishing in American Waters

by Genio Scott

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Stone Soup Books
Published
1869
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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Harper Brothers, 1869. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. First Edition, Original brown cloth laid down on new with new endpapers. Brown cloth with gilt to fish imprint on front cover and gilt to spine heavily faded. Cracked at front hinge but tight, frontispiece and tissue in good shape. Heavy toning with illustrations throughout. No other markings.
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Of Men and Women

by Pearl Buck

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Stone Soup Books
Published
1941
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$65.00

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John Day, 1941. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Presumed First, "Special edition for the Committee on Economic and Legal Status of Women of the American Association of University Women" DJ has some chips and tears at spine and corners in protective mylar. Interior is toned but unmarked. Tight and square.
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Where the Meadow Lark Calls

by Verne Wheeless

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Stone Soup Books
Published
1955
Condition
Poor
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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Pageant Press, 1955. First Edition. Hard Cover. Poor/Fair. First Edition. DJ is bright, unclipped. Many small tears and chips especially at top edge. Yellow cloth with corners slightly bent. Cracks at hinge and missing front free end paper. Spine cloth beginning to separate from binding but text block is tight, unmarked.
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The Citizen of the World Vol I and Vol II

by Dr Goldsmith

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Stone Soup Books
Condition
Poor
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$50.00

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Cooke. Full-Leather. Poor. 2 Volumes full calf. Heavy wear to covers, chipping and cracked at hinges. Vol1 front cover, front endpaper and frontispiece fully detached but remaining binding is tight. Previous owner's name and date on ffep, foxing throughout and frontispiece engraving clipped and creased on vol II.
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The Three Days'' Tournament

by Jessie Weston

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Stone Soup Books
Published
1902
Condition
Fair
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$75.00

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David Nutt, 1902. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. A Study in Romance and Folk-Lore. Grimm Library #15. Green paper and cloth at spine. Corenrs heavily rubbed with boards exposed. Chip at top edge of spine and gilt is legible but faded. Heavy spotting to endpapers and some small notations on ffep. Text block is sewn and pages uncut begginning… Read more
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Random Records Vol I and Vol II

by George Colman

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Stone Soup Books
Published
1830
Condition
Fair
Item Price
$125.00

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Henry Colburn, Richard Bentley, 1830. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 2 Volumes with marbled boards and leather spine. Marbled text edge and endpapers. Some rubbing, scuffing to boards and 1/4" chip off Vol II top spine edge. FFEP loose or separated but otherwise binding is tight. Some foxing throughout.
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Ellen Terry

by Christopher St John

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Stone Soup Books
Published
1907
Condition
Good
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$95.00

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John Lane, 1907. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Stars of the Stage with sixteen full page illustrations. Green cloth with gilt title. Teg. Light wear at edges and lightly toned to spine. Previous owner's bookplates on fep and frontispiece photo beginning to separate otherwise tight and square.
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Stage Confidences

by Clara Morris

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Stone Soup Books
Published
1902
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$17.50

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Lothrop Publishing, 1902. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. Good with red cloth and bright gilt to front cover, slightly faded gilt to spine. Top edge gilt. Rubbing and light fraying at spine edges and corners. Previous owner's bookplate on inside cover but otherwise unmarked. Slightly toned but nice and tight.
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Apology for the Life of Colley Ciibber, Comedian and Late Patentee of the Theatre-Royale

by Colley Cibber

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Stone Soup Books
Published
1756
Condition
Fair
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$45.00

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R J Dodsley, 1756. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. Rebound in green cloth with gilt on spine. 4th Edition in two volumes re-bound together. Previous owner's bookplate to front endpapers. Toning throughout
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Soga um Bjorn Hitdolakappe

by Stefan Frich

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Stone Soup Books
Published
1926
Condition
Fair
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$18.00

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Gamalnorske Bokverk Nr 20, 1926. Soft Cover. Fair. Red covers with protective tissue. Previous owner's name on title page. Beginning to separate from binding especially at back hinge
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