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Only Yesterday on the Lehigh & New England Railroad: A Photographic Remembrance

by Fischer, Robert F.

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Published
2004
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First Edition Limited #447 of 500 copies
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AU$156.03

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Englewood, FL: Published by the author, 2004. First Edition Limited #447 of 500 copies. Oblong 8vo. (8 1/2" x 11"). 158 pp. Profusely illustrated with 364 black & white photo-reproductions of train engines, stations and cars, 22 maps, 4 tables. Illustrated cardstock covers, black spiral spine. A fine copy. An illustrated look at the facilities and equipment of the… Read more
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cover of America and Japan in Amity and Trade: The Osaki Mainichi. The Tokyo Nichi-Nichi

America and Japan in Amity and Trade: The Osaki Mainichi. The Tokyo Nichi-Nichi

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Published
1938
Edition
Being Special edition of Japan Today and Tomorrow, 1938
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AU$234.79

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Osaka, Japan: Osaka Mainichi, 1938. Being Special edition of Japan Today and Tomorrow, 1938. Tall 4to (15" x 10 1/4"). 384 pp. Illustrations througought; 18 color plates (most with titled tissue guards, 1 double-sided). Text in English. Color illustrated wrappers in about near fine condition (light general wear; short closed tears, more so to spine ends). Includes 100+ articles… Read more
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cover of The History of South Carolina, from its First European Discovery to its Erection into a Republic: With a Supplementary Chronicle of Events to the Present Time

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Charleston: Printed by S. Babcock, 1840. First Edition. 8vo. viii, [9]-355 pp. Contemporay tree-calf covered boards with later brown leather spine & gilt lettered red leather title label. Crackling to leather boards; corner tips showing; light internal foxing; a very good copy. BAL notes two printings of this first edition, no sequence established; our copy being BAL 18069 Printing… Read more
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AU$936.18
cover of The Devil's Brigade: The Story of the Hatfield-McCoy Feud

The Devil's Brigade: The Story of the Hatfield-McCoy Feud

by Spivak, John L.

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Published
1930
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First Edition
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AU$702.88

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New York: Brewer and Warren, 1930. First Edition. 8vo. [iv], 325 pp. Full-page map. Red cloth with black design & lettering in publisher's color illustrated dustjacket designed by George Annand. Small bookseller label inside rear cover; light spotting on one page; else a fine, bright copy. Here is "...the story of the longest, most bitter, and most dramatic vendetta… Read more
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cover of 50e anniversaire de la liberation des Vosges Bruyeres-France: 1944-1994 (signed by ~ 50 of members of the Japanese American 442nd Regimental Combat Team)

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Paris: Editions du Chemin de la Paix et de la Liberte, 1994. 1st. Glossy Pictorial Cover. Quarto; [16], 251 pp plus 48 pp appendix of personnel, awards and decorations. Illustrated photographic endpapers, numerous photographs, facsimiles, maps. French and English text. Near Fine copy ('CABABA' to bottom page edges). Published on the occasion of the ceremony to mark the 50th… Read more
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AU$312.06
cover of The Last of the Mohicans; A Narrative of 1757

The Last of the Mohicans; A Narrative of 1757

by Cooper, James Fenimore

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Published
1826
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First Edition, First Issue
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AU$18,723.60

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Philadelphia: H. C. Carey & I. Lea, 1826. First Edition, First Issue. Complete in two volumes. 8vo. Beautifully bound in full red morocco with gilt ruling, gilt decoration & lettering to spines, floral gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers; housed in full red morocco clamshell case with gilt ruling and gilt decoration & lettering to spines. The text block has been… Read more
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cover of The Hill Cadet (28 issues); Hill Military Academy

The Hill Cadet (28 issues); Hill Military Academy

by Hill Military Academy

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Published
1922
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First Edition
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Portland OR: Hill Military Academy, 1922. First Edition. Small octavo; Volumes 1 (1922), #s 1-8; Vol. 2 (1922-23), #s 1-10; Vol. 3 (1923-24), #s 1-10 (together in 1 volume). In blue cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gold. Some wear to extremities and front internal hinge, else a Very Good copy. The Hill Military Academy was a non-sectarian, all… Read more
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cover of Social Register Washington 1937 (Vol. LI, No. 2)

Social Register Washington 1937 (Vol. LI, No. 2)

by Social Register Association

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Published
1936
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First Edition
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New York: Social Register Association, 1936. First Edition. 12mo. 192 pp. 1 pp Dilatory Domiciles printed on salmon paper at front. Black cloth with red ruling and lettering. Minor wear else a fine copy. Contains full names and addresses of members of prominent families grouped together, the clubs to which they belong, and the marriage and death of each… Read more
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cover of Social Register Washington 1930 (Vol. XLIV, No. 2)

Social Register Washington 1930 (Vol. XLIV, No. 2)

by Social Register Association

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Published
1929
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First Edition
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New York: Social Register Association, 1929. First Edition. 12mo. 193 pp. 1 pp Dilatory Domiciles printed on salmon paper at front. Black cloth with red ruling and lettering. Front & rear corners creased; light circular mark & spotting on front cover; a very good copy. Contains full names and addresses of members of prominent families grouped together, the clubs… Read more
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cover of Social Register Washington 1936 (Vol. L, No. 2)

Social Register Washington 1936 (Vol. L, No. 2)

by Social Register Association

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Published
1935
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First Edition
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New York: Social Register Association, 1935. First Edition. 12mo. 197 pp. 1 pp Dilatory Domiciles printed on salmon paper at front. Black cloth with red ruling and lettering. Small spot to lower front board else a fine copy. Contains full names and addresses of members of prominent families grouped together, the clubs to which they belong, and the marriage… Read more
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cover of Social Register Washington 1929 (Vol. XLIII, No. 2)

Social Register Washington 1929 (Vol. XLIII, No. 2)

by Social Register Association

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Published
1928
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First Edition
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New York: Social Register Association, 1928. First Edition. 12mo. 188 pp. 2 pp Dilatory Domiciles printed on salmon paper at front. Black cloth with red ruling and lettering. Light spotting to front cover; else a fine copy. Contains full names and addresses of members of prominent families grouped together, the clubs to which they belong, and the marriage and… Read more
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cover of Information for People Going to Guam: A Copy to be Given to (attached to orders of) Every Officer, Chief Petty Officer, Non-com. Officer with Rank Above Sergeant, and Man with Family, Ordered to Guam

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[Washington DC]: [GPO], 1929. Revised Edition. 16mo; 16pp. Near fine copy (owner name to front cover) in blue printed stapled wrappers. Advice on living conditions on the island for U.S. Navy personnel being assigned there].
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cover of Historic Buildings of America: As Seen and Described by Famous Writers

Historic Buildings of America: As Seen and Described by Famous Writers

by Singleton, Esther

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Published
1906
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First Edition
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New York: Dodd Mead, 1906. First Edition. 8vo. 341 pp. Photo-illustrated plates. Book designed by Alice Cordelia Morse with her initals stamped in gilt on front cover. Striking green cloth binding with elaborate gilt decoration front cover and spine; gilt lettering; top edge gilt. Minor wear, light bump to upper front corner else a fine, bright copy. In this… Read more
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cover of George (53 issues)

George (53 issues)

by Kennedy, John F. , Jr.; Michael J. Berman

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Published
2001
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First Edition
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New York: George Publishing Co. - Hachette Filipacchi Magazines, 2001. First Edition. The issues include: Dec. 1995/Jan. 1996 to Dec. 1996 (9 issues); 1997 (10 issues); 1998 (12 issues); 1999 (11 issues); Dec. 2000/Jan. 2001 (11 issues). 4to. Various paginations. Color illustrations. Uniformly near fine to fine condition (some issues retain the addressee label on lower front covers). "An… Read more
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cover of A History of 359th Regiment Engineer Regiment

A History of 359th Regiment Engineer Regiment

by Beeber, Capt. Holland and 1st Lt. Arthur S. Beaman (Edited by Beaman and Cpl. John H. Cooper)

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Published
1945
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First Edition
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Brussels, Belgium: Louis Desmet-Verteneuil, 1945. First Edition. 8vo. 265 pp. Portraits, map of Northern Pipeline System; complete roster, group photos of the line companies and officers. Black cloth and red paper-covered boards with the regiment's insignia in gold on upper board. A Very Good sound copy ('Leon C. Foster,/Capt. C.E./0-1108666 to ffep; Captain Foster, commanding officer of Company B,… Read more
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cover of Hugh Hefner's Playboy (SIGNED)

Hugh Hefner's Playboy (SIGNED)

by Hefner, Hugh

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Published
2009
Edition
First Limited Collector's Edition, Number 268 of 1500 sets
ISBN
9783822826133
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Koln; London: Taschen, 2009. First Limited Collector's Edition, Number 268 of 1500 sets. SIGNED by Hugh Hefner and includes a 7 x 7 cm piece of Hef's famous red silk pajamas, worn by the gret man himself. Complete in six volumes plus a facsimile edition of Playboy #1 from 1953 featuring Marilyn Monroe, in Plexiglas slipcase. 4to. 3506 pp.… Read more
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cover of The Old Chandler Farm in Pomfret

The Old Chandler Farm in Pomfret

by Holt, George C.

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Published
1929
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First Edition
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Winter Park, Florida: The Rollins Press, 1929. First Edition. 8vo. 16 pp. Signature for "B. Grosvenor" on front cover, most likely Benjamin Grosvenor, descendent of the early pioner founding family of Pomfret, CT. Stiff tan illustrated wrappers in fine condition of an uncommon title; only 2 copies located in online institutions. Chandler Farm is typical of the productive farms… Read more
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cover of Abraham Lincoln (Color Engraving)

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9" x 7." Color engraving adhered to cream colored pasteboard. Near fine (colors may be a bit faded). The presidential portrait of Lincoln is in an oval setting surrounded by pictorial images (most likely designed by W. Momberger) in each corner symbolic of important issues during Lincoln's presidency. Research indicates this is the J.C. Buttre Memorial Engraving of Abraham… Read more
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cover of George Washington in Sculpture (SIGNED)

George Washington in Sculpture (SIGNED)

by Whittemore, Frances Davis

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Published
1933
Edition
First Edition
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Boston: Marshall Jones Company, 1933. First Edition. SIGNED by the author. 8vo. 203 pp. Numerous photo-illustrations, including frontispiece with tissue guard. Previous owner name else fine in very good dustjacket 9light fading to spine; minor wear to extremities and spotting to covers). Artists from around the world have contributed to various works of art depicting George Washington ranging… Read more
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cover of A Description of the New York Central Park

A Description of the New York Central Park

by [Cook, Clarence C.]

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Published
1869
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First Edition
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AU$546.85

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New York: F. J. Huntington and Co, 1869. First Edition. First Edition. Small 4to. 206pp. Frontispiece & 2 full-page maps (with tissue guard) of the Plan of the Park depicting The South and North Ends by A.B. Fitch, and numerous charming wood engraved illustrations throughout by A. F. Bellows. Publisher's gilt-pictorial purple cloth. A good copy only (uneven fading… Read more
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