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101 Lathrop, Elise Historic Houses of Early America
New York Tudor Publishing Co. 1936 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Photographs and Drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 464 pages; Oversize HC/DJ in publisher's original pictorial giftbox. Square, snug and solid in original pictorial dust jacket. Prior owner's name penned neatly to front endpage. Light foxing to the first and last few leaves. Mild foxing and light general toning to the dust jacket panels. Box also lightly toned with mild rub and archival tape repair to the extremeties. Illustrated with B&W photographs and drawings. A nice copy, scarce in original box. VG/VG... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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102 Leake, Isaac Q. Memoir of the Life and Times of General John Lamb, an Officer of the Revolution, Who Commanded the Post At West Point At the Time of Arnold's Defection, and His Correspondence with Washington, Clinton, Patrick Henry and Other Distinguished Men of His...
Albany J. Munsell 1850 First Edition Hard cover Fair 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 431 pages; Original blind stamped brown cloth boards. Backstrip detached and missing. Binding sound; includes original endpages. Verso of front free endpage with a gift inscription dated 1850 "John Lamb 96 John St. , presented by his Father, Oct 4 ~ 1850" Presumably an inscription from descendants (son? ) of the book's subject. No frontis or maps present, nor any indication of their being removed. No mention in contents or index of maps or illustrations. Subsequent owner bookplate on front pastedown. Some few pages with pencilled annotaions. Here and there a page with a decidedly different tonal range of toning. Some pages foxed. A soundly bound copy, though lacking spine and with none of the maps or ills as called for. Fair 
Price: 75.00 USD
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103 Lief, Alfred (Ed. ) & Oliver Wendell Holmes & George W. Kirchwey (Foreword) The Dissenting Opinions of Mr. Justice Holmes
New York The Vanguard Press 1929 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 314 pages; 1st edition, prseumed - with no subsequent printings noted. Snugly bound and neat with original title lettered dust jacket. Black cloth with titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Gift inscription penned to front endpage dated 1949; small period bookseller label to the gutter of the rear pastedown. Dust jacket with light general toning, some light silverfish preadation patches to front panel and more significant silverfishing along the rear jacket flap fold edge. Jacket clipped lower corner of front flap. VG++/VG- 
Price: 25.00 USD
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104 Lincoln, Abraham & Carol Van Doren (Ed. ) Abraham Lincoln, Speeches and Writings 1832-1858. Tow Volumes (The Library of America, Nos. 45 and 46)
New York Library of America 1989 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1685 pages; Two volume HC/DJ set. LOA vols # 45 & 46. 1st and 2nd printings respectively. Bright, square and clean in uniformly bright pictorial dust jackets. No marks. Jackets just slightly rubbed to edges. NF/VG++ ... Oversize set may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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105 Lindsey, Jack L. Essays by Richard S. Dunn, Edward C. Carter II & Richard Saunders. Worldly Goods The Arts of Early Pennsylvania, 1680-1758.
Philadelphia Philadelphia Museum of Art 1999 Paperback New 
4to 11" - 13" tall; New copy in publisher's shrink wrap. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 21.95 USD
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106 Linn, John B. and Wm. Egle (Eds) Papers Relating to the Colonies on the Delaware, 1614-1682. Pennsylvania Archives; Second Series, Vol V
Harrisburg Meyers, Printer To The State Of Pennsylvania 1890 First Edition Hard cover Very Good 
912 p. ; Maps; 912 pages; Includes: illustrations, maps, index. Includes very large ornate color fold-out fascimile of the 1620 map of exploration, Americae Septentrionalis Pars...from the West Indische Paskaert. Recently and professionally rebound in bright maroon buckram. Large fold-out map in splendid condition with none of the fraying or separation at folds common to this large fold-out. Page block clean and neat. Marbled edges. Lovely high quality rebinding. VG+ 
Price: 65.00 USD
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107 Lossing, Benson John A Biography of Garfield
Chicago, IL Henry S. Goodspeed and Co. 1882 First Edition Leather Very Good 
Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 840 pages; In publisher's embossed leather with decorative title lettering in gilt. Solid copy; no marks. A few mild spots of rub and a tiny tear to the leather at the edges. Endpages complete and sound. Page stock with expected mild toning; foxing to steel plate frontis. Image/plate facing page 42 has been repaired and reinserted. VG copy. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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108 Lossing, Benson John The Home of Washington, And its Associations, Historical, Biographical, and Pictorial
New York W. A. Townsend 1866 Second Edition Leather Good 
Engravings and woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 376 pages; In publisher's pebbled brown calf binding with ruling and titling in gilt. Text block snug and neat with all edges gilt and tissue guards intact. Rear board and marbled endpage detached. Leather at spine rubbed over raised bands and at ends. Fore edge of rear board well rubbed. Solid contents with binding dull and rubbed at spine and detached rear board. A candidate for rebacking. Good only 
Price: 35.00 USD
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109 Lukas, J. Anthony Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets Off a Struggle for the Sou...
New York Simon & Schuster 1997 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 875 pages; 1997 Simon & Schuster HC/DJ Square sound and neat. No marks. Lower corners lightly bumped; dust jacket has a short closed tear lower edge of front panel. VG/VG 
Price: 12.50 USD
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110 MacDonald, William Select Charters and Other Documents Illustrative of American History, 1606-1775
New York MacMillan 1899 0837724430 / 9780837724430 First Edition Hardcover 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 401 pages; 1899 Macmillan Co HC 1st edition. Original heavy maroon cloth with titles stamped in gilt to spine. Soundly bound copy with light to moderate surface rubbing spine edges and ends. Endpages with some moderate pencil notations. A few pencilled check marks on contents page and scattered on a few pages in text a few lines pencil underlined. Spine slightly off square. Sound generally clean copy. VG-. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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111 Madison, James and George Washinton; Stan Henkels et. al. Washington and Madison Papers, Collected and Preserved by Jas. Madison, and Belonging to the Est. J. C. Mcguire Catalogue of the Sale, Dec. 6 and 7, 1892, Compiled and Sold by Stan. V. Henkels
Philadelphia The Bicking Print 1892 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 284 pages; 1892 Auction catalog, presumably issued in wraps has been recently cased in heavy buckram with gitl title lettering to spine. Includes, bound in at front, the auction house published list of puracsers and prices paid. Notable for the number of documents which are reproduced in facsimile on folding plates. Original owner has penciled in winning prices in margins for some lots. Facsimile letter at front from the executor of the estate to Henkels is separated at one fold, but with piece laid in. Titlte page is fragile in gutter due to the placement of a stub for attaching the Henkels letter. A few early pages with an archival mend to short margin tears. Contents fresh and neat, In a recent utilitarian binding. Important catalog and an excellent reference. VG. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 385.00 USD
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112 Marine, William M. The British Invasion of Maryland, 1812-1815; With an Appendix Containing Eleven Thousand Names
Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Co 1977 0806307609 / 9780806307602 reprint Hardcover Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 519 pages; HC in publisher's brown cloth, titl elettered in gilt to cover and spine. Reprints in facsimile the 1913 edition. With folding map of the Chesapeake Campaign at front and massive appendix of the names of the Maryland Roster. Prior owner name/address stamp to front endpgae and his notation of the Lib. Of Congress number to the bottom edge of the same page. Text unmarked. VG+ 
Price: 35.00 USD
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113 Marsh, William A. 1880 Census of West Virginia, Compiled Alphabetically by Counties, Volume I Lewis, Upshur, Taylor, Barbour
Parsons, WV McClain Printing Co 1979 0870123564 / 9780870123566 Hardcover Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 792 pages; 1979 McClain Printing Co. Stout hardcover in original maroon cloth boards. Volume 1 featuring records from Lewis, Upshur, Taylor, Barbour counties. Solid clean copy; no marks to text. Just trivial shelf evidence at edges. Prior owner's small name sticker to the top edge of the front end page. VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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114 Maryland. General Assembly. Archives of Maryland: Vol. XIII Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly of Maryland, April 1684-June 1692
Baltimore, MD Maryland Historical Society 1894 First Edition Hard cover Good+ 
4to 11" - 13" tall; 573 pages; Tight clean copy rebound in library buckram. Retired from a PA academic library. With only minimal library indications; call label, bookplate, and return slip rear endpg. Appears never checked out. Binding tight and neat. Text unmarked. Solidly bound copy in superb reference or research condition. VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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115 Mayer, George H. The Republican Party, 1854-1966
New York Oxford University Press 1967 Second Edition Paperback Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 604 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. 2nd edition. Square and soundly bound copy. Prior owner has penned the Library of Congress number to the half-title page; otherwise unmarked and neat. Slightly toned pagestock and covers. Mildy rub and small tape removal abrasion base of spine. VG- 
Price: 8.00 USD
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116 Mays, Terry M. Historical Dictionary of the American Revolution
Lanham MD Scarecrow Press 1999 0810834049 / 9780810834040 Hardcover Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 555 pages; HC is snugly bound in original green cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to cover and spine. But with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Tight and fresh; graded down for institutional ownership indications but generally quite VG. G+ thus 
Price: 32.00 USD
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117 Mccausland, Elizabeth Life and Work of Edward Lamson Henry N. A. : 1841-1919
New York Da Capo Press 1970 0306718669 / 9780306718663 Hardcover Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 381 pages; 1970 Da Capo Press. HC in original faux brown leather with titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Facsimile reprinting of the NY State Museum Bulletin #339 from 1945. Tightly bound with very clean text, but with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Snug with clean text; condition graded down to reflect prior institutional ownership indications but generally about VG. G+ thus 
Price: 20.00 USD
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118 McConnell, Robert Earll The Autobiography of Robert Earll McConnell
New York Cross, Hinshaw & Lindberg, Inc. 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 133 pages; HC/DJ is snug and sound in original pictorial dust jacket. Just mild surface rub to jacket externals. Boards lightly splayed at front edge. Illustrated with B/W photographs. Text clean and unmarked. VG++/VG+ 
Price: 39.50 USD
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119 McLean, David Timothy Pickering and the Age of the American Revolution
New York Arno Press 1982 0405140983 / 9780405140983 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 511 pages; HC in original blue cloth with title lettering brightly in white to cover and spine. Inscribed and siogned by the author on the front flyleaf. Snugly bound and fresh. Book for publication of the author's 1975 thesis. Issued without dust wrapper. NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 45.00 USD
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120 McLean, Donald B. The Plumber's Kitchen; The Secret Story of American Spy Weapons [The Combat Bookshelf]
Wickenburg, Arizona Normount Technical Publications 1975 0879472030 / 9780879472030 Hardcover Near Fine 
B&W Illustrations and Photos; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 282 pages; Tight and neat in heavy black cloth with title-lettering in white to spine. The original paperback edition has been bound sturdily in cloth by the original owner. Illustrated with B/W photographs and drawings. Tight and very neat. NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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