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History of the City of New York

by Martha Lamb

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CraigsClassics
Published
1877, 1880
Condition
Very Good+
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$425.00

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This is a handsome set of the "History of the City of New York" - Its Origin, Rise and Progress by Martha J. Lamb in great condition. 1877 & 1880; A.S. Barnes & Company; New York and Chicago. Three-quarter leather binding with marbled covers, 5 raised bands on the spine, marbled page edges on all sides and marbled end papers.… Read more
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$425.00
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Along Four-Footed Trails

by Ruth Cook

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CraigsClassics
Published
1903
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
1st Edition
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$30.00

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"Along Four-Footed Trails" - Wild Animals of the Plains as I Knew Them by Ruth A. Cook. 1903 1st edition; James Pott & Company; New York. Illustrated with 13 full-page plates by Mabel Williamson. Please see the photos for the complete list of contents. From the author's "Preliminary Words": "Earlier, in my girlhood days, animals were daily, even hourly, seen that… Read more
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$30.00
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The Hudson - From the Wilderness to the Sea

by Benson Lossing

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CraigsClassics
Published
1866
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$275.00

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This is a richly illustrated antique copy of "THE HUDSON (River) - From the Wilderness to the Sea" by Benson Lossing. 1866 1st edition; Virtue and Yorston; New York. Three-quarter leather binding with marbled covers, 5 raised bands on the spine, gilt top page edges and marbled end papers. The book features 306 "engravings on wood" from drawings by the… Read more
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$275.00
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Sweetser's White Mountains - A Handbook for Travellers

by M.F. Sweetser

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CraigsClassics
Published
1895
Condition
Very Good+
Item Price
$150.00

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This is a nice condition antique copy of "Sweetser's WHITE MOUNTAINS - A Handbook for Travellers" - compiled by M.F. Sweetser. 1895; Houghton, Mifflin and Company; Boston and New York. The book features numerous fold-out maps ("six maps and six panoramas, including the new Appalachian-Club map"). With an Index and many advertisements at the front and back. "A guide to… Read more
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$150.00
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Modern Skating

by Frederic Lewis

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CraigsClassics
Published
1938
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$26.00

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Nice condition copy of "MODERN SKATING" by Frederic Lewis with original dust jacket. 1938 1st edition; The Reilly & Lee Co.; Chicago. The book features numerous photographs and illustrations. "A Simplified Method for Learning the Techniques of Plain Ice Skating, Figure and Speed Skating." The chapters are as follows: Choosing Equipment; Conditioning; Just Skating; School Figures; Special Figures; Free Skating;… Read more
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$26.00
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The Compact with the Charter and Laws of the Colony of New Plymouth

by William Brigham (compiled by)

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CraigsClassics
Published
1836
Condition
Good-
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$120.00

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"The Compact with the Charter and Laws of the Colony of New Plymouth by William Brigham (compiler). 1836 1st edition; Dutton and Wentworth; Boston. "Together with the Charter of the Council at Plymouth, and an Appendix, Containing the Articles of Confederation of the United Colonies of New England and Other Valuable Documents." One of only 1,500 copies published. There is… Read more
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$120.00
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The History and Antiquities of Boston

by Samuel Drake

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CraigsClassics
Published
1856
Condition
Very Good-
Item Price
$375.00

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This is a handsome, three-quarter leather bound copy of "The History and Antiquities of Boston" by Samuel Drake. 1856; Luther Stevens; Boston. The book contains all 3 fold-out maps, numerous illustrations, engraved portraits and in-text maps. "The Capital of Massachusetts and Metropolis of New England, from its Settlement in 1630, to the Year 1770. Also, an Introductory History of the… Read more
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$375.00
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Japan and Her People

by Anna Hartshorne

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CraigsClassics
Published
1902
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$175.00

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This is a beautifully bound set of "Japan and Her People" by Anna Hartshorne with gilt illustrations on the covers. 1902 1st edition; Henry T. Coates & Co.; Philadelphia. Complete set in 2 volumes. Each volumes 25 illustrated plates (with textual tissue guards), intricate ribbon page markers and gilt top page edges. At the back of volume II is a… Read more
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$175.00
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The American Boy's Book (with all 4 color plates, including BASEBALL)

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CraigsClassics
Published
1864
Condition
Good-
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$1,200.00

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This is a rare copy of "The American Boy's Book" or, Sports and Games: A Repository of In-and-Out-Door Amusements for Boys and Youth. All four color plates are present, including the scarce BASE-BALL plate, which is considered to be the first color depiction of the game of baseball. 1864 1st edition; Dick & Fitzgerald; New York. Profusely illustrated with over… Read more
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$1,200.00
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Mount Vernon

by Paul Wilstach

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CraigsClassics
Published
1916
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$32.00

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Clean copy of "MOUNT VERNON" - Washington's Home and the Nation's Shrine by Paul Wilstach. 1916 1st edition; Doubleday, Page & Company; New York. The book features numerous photographs, illustrations and portraits, as well as the following Appendices: The Title to Mount Vernon; Table of General Washington's Visits to Mount Vernon While President; Table of Those Born, Married, and Buried… Read more
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$32.00
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Howard Pyle's Book of the American Spirit

by Howard Pyle

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CraigsClassics
Published
1923
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$95.00

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This is a beautifully illustrated book of Americana, "Howard Pyle's Book of the American Spirit" - The Romance of American History by Howard Pyle. 1923 1st edition (stated); Harper & Brothers; New York. The book features illustrations throughout (many are in color) by Pyle, with "narrative descriptive text from original sources." From the Foreword: "The title of this volume was not… Read more
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$95.00
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Representative American Orations to Illustrate American Political History

by Alexander Johnston (edited by)

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CraigsClassics
Published
1884
Condition
Very Good+
Item Price
$120.00

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This is a great condition set of "Representative AMERICAN ORATIONS to Illustrate American Political History" - edited, and with introductions by Alexander Johnston. 1894; G.P. Putnam's Sons; New York. Complete set in 3 volumes. Each volume features numerous full-page engravings; gilt top page edges; decorative floral end papers. From the Introduction: "The design which has controlled the present collection has… Read more
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$120.00
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Old Boston Museum Days

by Kate Ryan

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CraigsClassics
Published
1915
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$26.00

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Nice condition antique copy of "Old Boston Museum Days" by Kate Ryan. 1915 1st edition; Little, Brown, and Company; Boston. The book features numerous black & white photographs. The Contents are as follows: Early History of the Boston Museum; My First Visit to the Boston Museum; William Warren; Mrs. J.R. Vincent; Miss Annie M. Clarke; Charles Barron; Salad Days; Three Comedians;… Read more
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$26.00
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A Book About the Unknown Man, George Washington - In Love and Otherwise

by Eugene Prussing

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CraigsClassics
Published
1925
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Signed, Limited, First Edition
Item Price
$45.00

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This is a signed, limited edition copy of "A Book About the Unknown Man, GEORGE WASHINGTON - In Love and Otherwise" with original dust jacket by Eugene E. Prussing. 1925 1st edition; Pascal Covici; Chicago. "Published in a de luxe edition, consisting of 1,100 copies, numbered and autographed (by Prussing), of which 1,000 are offered for sale" - this copy… Read more
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$45.00
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Harper's New Monthly Magazine - 1861 to 1866 (10 Bound Civil War Era Volumes, 60 Issues)

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CraigsClassics
Published
1861-1866
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$450.00

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This is a collection of 10 consecutive CIVIL WAR era volumes of "Harper's New Monthly Magazine" from June, 1861 to May, 1866 (a complete run of volumes 23 to 32 - 60 issues in all). The July, 1865 issue features a full-page illustration of Abraham Lincoln with his son. The June, 1864 issue contains the first serialized installment (Chapter 1)… Read more
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$450.00
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Harper's New Monthly Magazine - 1867 to 1873 (10 Bound Volumes, 60 Issues)

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CraigsClassics
Published
1867 - 1863
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$395.00

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This is a collection of 10 volumes of "Harper's New Monthly Magazine" from June, 1867 to November 1873 (there are 60 issues in all). Though the volumes were published after 1865, there is still much content related to the CIVIL WAR. Content includes both fiction and non-fiction stories, poetry, fashion and more. Published by Harper & Brothers in New York. Here… Read more
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$395.00
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The Romance of Empire

by Philip Gibbs

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CraigsClassics
Published
1906
Condition
Very Good+
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$40.00

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This is a custom leather-bound copy of "The Romance of Empire" by Philip Gibbs. 1906; Edwin Arnold; London. There are numerous full-page illustrations. Beautifully bound in fine leather by Relfe Brothers in London with a decorative gilt border around the covers, marbled end papers, gilt decorations and 5 raised bands on the spine, marbled page edges on all sides, and… Read more
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$40.00
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This is a bound volume (12 issues) of an antique agriculture/farming publication, "THE CULTIVATOR - A Monthly Journal for the Farm and the Garden, Devoted to Agricultural and Rural Improvement, and Designed to Improve the Soil and the Mind." The volume contains all 12 issues (January through December) for the year 1853. The issues are illustrated "with engravings of country… Read more
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$175.00
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Life of Mary Queen of Scots

by Agnes Strickland

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CraigsClassics
Published
1873
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$85.00

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This is a handsome, fine leather binding set of the "Life of Mary Queen of Scots" by Agnes Strickland. 1873; George Bell and Sons; London. Complete set in 2 volumes. The set has been custom bound in three-quarter leather with marbled covers, gilt lettering and decorations on the spine, marbled end papers and gilt top page edges. Volume II contains… Read more
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$85.00
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A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and His Companions

by Captain M'Clintock

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CraigsClassics
Published
1860
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Author's Edition
Item Price
$195.00

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This is a nice condition copy of "A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of SIR JOHN FRANKLIN and His Companions" - The Voyage of the "Fox" in the Arctic Seas by Captain M'Clintock. 1860 "Author's Edition"; Ticknor and Fields; Boston. The book features numerous engraved plates, in-text illustrations and fold-out maps (all maps and illustrated plates are present… Read more
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$195.00