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A Facsimile Reproduction in One Volume of HISTORY OF TEXAS from Its First Settlement in 1685 to Its Annexation to the United States in 1846, Yoakum, H.
1 Yoakum, H. A Facsimile Reproduction in One Volume of HISTORY OF TEXAS from Its First Settlement in 1685 to Its Annexation to the United States in 1846
Austin, Texas The Steck Company (1855) Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
An undated 20th century reproduction of the 1855 Redfield first edition bound in a single volume. Publishers blue cloth, red spine label with gold lettering, illustrations include two fold-outs. ; 6" x 9"; 482+576, 11 (ads) pp; This copy with mild rippling to pages along the bottom edge.Very slight cover wear. This copy is otherwise in excellent condition, with solid hinges, no writing and pages clean and without tears or writing. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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A Guide to Marblehead, Roads, Jr., Samuel
2 Roads, Jr., Samuel A Guide to Marblehead
Marblehead, Mass. Frank L. Bessom 1936 Softcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Abbreviated guide by the author of The History and Traditions of Marblehead (1880). Tan illustrated stapled wraps, illustrated. ; 5 x 7.5"; 56 pp; Cover has become brittle. Front cover missing corner piece and cracked/torn at spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A PICTORIAL RECORD OF THE MUSKEGON LUMBERING ERA ... THE BRINEN LUMBER COMPANY PRINTS
3 A PICTORIAL RECORD OF THE MUSKEGON LUMBERING ERA ... THE BRINEN LUMBER COMPANY PRINTS
Muskegon, Michigan The North Muskegon Historical Committee (1976) Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
White wraps, perfect bound, full page b&w photos with opposing captions, pages not numbered. Printed by Custom Service Printers, Muskegon, Michigan. This copy with inscription on title page: A gift to Bob from host family, Muskegon, Summer '76. ; Oblong, 8-1/4" x 5-1/4"; Slight wear to covers and to page corners. 
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ACCOUNT BOOKS Kept by BENJAMIN FRANKLIN-- Ledger: 1728-1739, Journal: 1730-1737, Simpson, George Eddy; Benjamin Franklin
4 Simpson, George Eddy; Benjamin Franklin ACCOUNT BOOKS Kept by BENJAMIN FRANKLIN-- Ledger: 1728-1739, Journal: 1730-1737
New York Privately Issued 1928 No edition noted Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Reprints of selected transactions and notes from the account books of Franklin annotated with comments by Eddy. Printed at Columbia University Press. Bound in brown card covers. Compliments slip laid in from the author noting his 1 West Seventy-Second Street address.; 7" x 10-1/4"; 59 pp; Covers with light edgewear and very light soiling, no appreciable wear inside. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Jordan, David Starr AMERICA'S CONQUEST OF EUROPE
Boston American Unitarian Association 1913 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Gray paper boards. cream (parchment-like) paper spine, gilt image of Minerva's Owl on cover, gilt lettering, top edge gilt, cream endpapers.; 5-1/2" x 7-1/2"; 70 pp; Spine darkened, boards with some soiling and edgewear, sound binding. Lightly toned paper, two pages darkened where a clipping was once laid, light soilnig to rear endpaper, free of writing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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America's Next Twenty Years, Drucker, Peter F.
6 Drucker, Peter F. America's Next Twenty Years
New York Harper's Magazine [1955] Reprint Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Consists of four parts: I -- The Coming Labor Shortage, II -- The Promise of Automation, III -- The New Tycoons, IV -- Eleven Coming Issues in American Politics. Reprinted from the March, April, May and June, 1955 issues of HARPER'S MAGAZINE. Tan stapled wraps.; 8-1/2" x 11"; [27] pp; Covers and page corners with mild creasing, covers and pages somewhat toned, clean and unmarked. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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AMERICAN ORDERS & SOCIETIES AND THEIR DECORATIONS The Objects of the Military and Naval Orders, Commemorative and Patriotic Societies of the United States and the Requirements for Membership therein, Hood, Jennings and Charles J. Young (Compiled by)
7 Hood, Jennings and Charles J. Young (Compiled by) AMERICAN ORDERS & SOCIETIES AND THEIR DECORATIONS The Objects of the Military and Naval Orders, Commemorative and Patriotic Societies of the United States and the Requirements for Membership therein
Philadelphia Bailey, Banks & Biddle Company (1917) First Edition; No printing noted Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on front cover, With Illustrations in Colored Relief - XVIII plates with captioned tissue guards. ; 7" x 10"; 107 pp; Mild wear to covers including small nick along edge of rear board, solid binding, generally light foxing -- to page edges, on the rear of the first and last plates and scattered elsewhere, no tears or writing. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 ANNUAL REPORT of the Selectmen, Assessors, Treasurer, Superintendent of Town Farm, and Road Commissoner of the TOWN OF BROWNFIELD, together with the report of the Supervisor of Schools, for the Municipal Year, A. D. 1893.
Portland, Maine O. H. Fellows, Transcript Printing House 1894 Softcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Green wraps, stapled, detailed report includes accounting for expenses and lists names of all parties receiving funds from Town treasury. Scarce, will be compelling to those interested in the history of Brownfield, Maine. ; 6 x 9"; 26 pp; Publication retains faint vertical crease, most pages are dogeared lower right, rear cover creased at upper right, small tears no writing on pages. 
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Bonneville County in the Making, Clark, Barzilla W.
9 Clark, Barzilla W. Bonneville County in the Making
Idaho Falls, Idaho 1941 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Printed for The Author by The Post-Register, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Brown cloth, gilt lettering front and spine, frontispiece map of Idaho Terrritory in 1863, illustrated mostly with photos of early area residents. This copy bears a presentation inscription on the FFEP penned and signed by the author: To my friend ______ _______, Barzilla W. Clark, Sept 15- 42. ; 6-1/4" x 9-1/4"; 140 pp; Signed by Author; Boards rubbed and lightly soiled, spine quite rubbed with loss of gilt lettering. Spine with lean, hinges are solid, a few spots; pages are generally clean and unmarked. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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CHICAGO FAMILIES A Study of Unpublished Census Data, Monroe, Day
10 Monroe, Day CHICAGO FAMILIES A Study of Unpublished Census Data
Chicago, Illinois University of Chicago Press 1932 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Publishers blue cloth, gilt lettering front and spine, many tables accompany the text. ; 5-1/2" x 8-1/4"; xxi, 344 pp; Ex-library with the usual markings, pages generally clean and free of tears or writing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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CORPORATE CHARTER of the WINNEBAGO TRIBE OF NEBRASKA, Winnebago Tribal Council; United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
11 Winnebago Tribal Council; United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs CORPORATE CHARTER of the WINNEBAGO TRIBE OF NEBRASKA
Washington, D. C. 1963 Softcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Salmon wraps, stapled. Edition Dated April 18, 1963, references Amendment No. I as attached though no attachment is present. Scarce in printed form.; 5-3/4" x 8-3/4"; 6 pp; Creased vertically (folded in half), slight cover soiling, clean and unmarked within. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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COUSIN WASH'S PRIMER, Vol. 1, Cousin Wash (Pseud. of Curtis Hunt)
12 Cousin Wash (Pseud. of Curtis Hunt) COUSIN WASH'S PRIMER, Vol. 1
Oakland, California Les-Lurn Publishers (1981) Softcover Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Brief reminisces of a man born in Texas, graduate of Wilberforce University, was principal of an Oklahoma school; discusses the 1910 Jack Johnson - Jim Jeffries fight, Frederick Douglass and MLK among topics. Stiff yellow wraps, black cloth spine, b&w cover photo of author, printed on paper of various colors, illustrated. Uncommon, OCLC locates copies only in Oklahoma City and at the NY Public Library. The copy signed inside the front cover To ______, From Cousin Wash, 2/3/82. ; 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"; 30 pp; Signed by Author; Front cover soiled with small spots to the first two leaves, rear cover lightly soiled with faint spotting inside the rear cover, otherwise clean and unmarked. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Blanchard, Rufus Discovery and Conquests of the NORTHWEST with the HISTORY OF CHICAGO in Two Volumes, Vol. II (ONLY)
Chicago R. Blanchard and Company 1900 First Edition Thus Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Pebbled leather over beveled boards, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, decorative blue endpapers, illustrated in b&w with many plates. Heavy, extra for international postage.; 6-3/4" x 9-3/4"; 681+ pp; First edition (1880) was revised and expanded into two volumes, published 1898 (Volume I) and this 1900 (Volume II).; Leather is well-worn at spine with losses at top and bottom, front hinge nearly detached and held on solely by cords, sound rear hinge, little-seen text block VG+, clean and unmarked, with some pages remaining unopened. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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GIRTY, Taylor, Richard
14 Taylor, Richard GIRTY
Berkeley Turtle Island 1977 0-913666-18.1 / 9780913666180 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
White wraps, perfect bound, cover with illustration in orange, brown free endpapers, illustrated. One of 950 paper copies. ; 5" x 7-3/4"; 148 pp; Covers lightly soiled, solid binding, pages clean and free of tears or writing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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HIS AMERICAN BIRTHRIGHT and Other Stories, Bencliff, Thomas
15 Bencliff, Thomas HIS AMERICAN BIRTHRIGHT and Other Stories
Saint Louis Western Junior Publishing Co. 1903 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stories to set forth the ideals of the Junior Order of United American Mechanics. Appendices set forth the principles of the Junior Order U.A.M. and of the Daughters of America. Mustard cloth, white titling, decorative endpapers, 5 b&w illustrations, ad at rear promotes Western Junior - A Journal devoted to the promotion of well-balanced patriotism. Scarce. ; 6 x 8.5"; 194 pp; Slight edgewear, light soiling to rear cover, paper for plates is toned, infrequent spotting of other pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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HISTORICAL NOTES on The Constitutions of Connecticut / 1639 - 1818 Particularly On the Origin and Progress of the Movement which resulted in the Convention of 1818 and the Adoption of the Present Constitution, Trumbull, J. Hammond
16 Trumbull, J. Hammond HISTORICAL NOTES on The Constitutions of Connecticut / 1639 - 1818 Particularly On the Origin and Progress of the Movement which resulted in the Convention of 1818 and the Adoption of the Present Constitution
Hartford Printed by Order of the Comptroller 1901 Softcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Gray wraps, original edition was published in Hartford by Brown & Gross in 1873. This is Publication No. 2 of the Connecticut Constitutions Series. ; 6 x 9.5"; 62 pp; Covers chipping at edges, pages slightly chipped and uncut. 
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History of Labor in the United States, Volume III - Working Conditions and Labor Legislation, Lescohier, Don D. and Elizabeth Brandeis
17 Lescohier, Don D. and Elizabeth Brandeis History of Labor in the United States, Volume III - Working Conditions and Labor Legislation
New York The Macmillan Company 1935 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
This volume continues the series started in 1918 by John R. Commons, though "Labor" was spelled "Labour" in the earlier titles. Wine cloth, gold spine titling, dust jacket describes contents. Scarce as first edtion or with dust jacket. ; 6 x 9"; xxx, 778 pp; Very light shelfwear, prior owners bookplate, dust jacket is chipped top and bottom at the spine, slightly chipped at the corners and nearly separated at one of the creases, jacket spine darkened. Solid hinges, pages bright and without writing. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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18 Palfrey, John Gorham HISTORY of NEW ENGLAND During the Stuart Dynasty (volumes I, II and III)
Boston Little, Brown, and Company 1876 Reprint Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Volumes uniformly bound in publishers brown cloth, blindstamped decorations to boards, gilt spine lettering, brown endpapers, includes 2-page maps, additional illustrations. heavy, USPS Media Mail as expected, others extra.; 6-1/2" x 10"; 636+640+659 pp; Ex-library with bookplates, slips pasted in at rear, call numbers on spine, tender hinges, wear to corners and edges, toning to page edges, a few pages with marginal tears. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 Allen, John G. HISTORY OF ROCHESTER IN VERSE with ILLUSTRATIONS
[Rochester, New York] ca 1928 Not First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Illustrated with portraits of Rochester politicians, educators, etc. and photos of it's schools, includes poems about Rochester's schools. Blue card wraps, gold titling, blue endpapers.; 6 x 9"; 161 pp; Covers sunned, staples rusted, Rochester school ownership inscription on top of first page, unused envelope from Rochester school laid in. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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HISTORY OF SHELBY COUNTY, OHIO. With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers., Anon.
20 Anon. HISTORY OF SHELBY COUNTY, OHIO. With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers.
Piqua, Ohio Printed by Hammer Graphics for The Shelby County Historical Society 1968 Reprint Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Reprint of 1883 Sutton edition. Brown leatherette, gilt lettering front and spine, frontispiece map and additional illustrations. Heavy, USPS Media Mail as expected, others extra.; 11-1/4" x 14"; vii, 398 pp; Spine quite chipped-missing about 2" at the top and at the bottom, rubbed at spine, worn at corners, binding weak at title page (though still holding quite well), no inscriptions, inked notes inside rear cover are index to a few pages with brief annotations (mostly tickmarks), pages are otherwise clean and unmarked. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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