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121 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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122 Michael, William H. & Pitman Pulsifier (compilers) Tariff Acts Passed by the Congress of the United States from 1789 to 1895 Including all Acts, Resolutions, and Proclamations Modifying or Changing Those Acts
Washington DC Government Printing Office 1896 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good- 
Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 588 pages; Large HC near 4to in original burgundy colored cloth with title lettering in gilt to cover and spine. Soundly bound and clean with mild crimping and trace fray to cloth at spine ends and and corner tips. Expected light toning to page stock. Superficial shelf soil to boards. VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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123 Moore, Robin The Bread Sister of Sinking Creek; Life on the Pennsylvania Frontier
Springhouse, PA Groundhog Press 1986 0961343303 / 9780961343309 First Edition; Third Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by William Sauts Bock. Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 179 pages; [SIGNED] 1986 Groundhog Press. HC/DJ Original publisher and edition; 3rd printing. Signed by the author on the half-title page. A tight bright and very neat copy. Crisp clean dust jacket has a mild vertical crease on the front flap. All else tight and immaculate. F/NF About as new.; Signed by Author 
Price: 22.00 USD
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124 Morrow, John H. First American Ambassador to Guinea
New Brunswick, N. J. Rutgers University Press 1968 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 291 pages; [SIGNED] 1968 Rutgers University Press. HC in original yellow cloth with titles in green and red to spine. Solid copy. A sincere personal gift from the author; inscription penned to the half-title page. Prior owner has penned his name top edge of the front end page. Light shelf soiling on page 110 & 111. Lacking dust jacket; else about VG; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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125 Morton, Oren Frederic A History of Highland County, Virginia
Monterey, VA O.F. Morton 1911 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- 
fold-out map; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 418 pages; 1911 [author published]. HC. 1st edition. Original brown cloth with titles in gilt to spine. Fold-out map at front. Prior owner name and genealogical note penned neatly inside front cover and a subsequent owner's name stamp same page. Several scattered pages among the genealogical section at rear have names highlighted in red. Another note inside rear cover and owner name stamp on rear endpage and lower edge of page block. Corners lightly bumped; short closed tear to cloth at crown. Inside front endpage partially split in the gutter. Sound and decent copy of this scarce VA county history. G+ to VG- 
Price: 110.00 USD
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126 Muller, James W. & William J. Bennett The Revival of Constitutionalism
Lincoln University of Nebraska Press 1988 080323127x / 9780803231276 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 288 pages; New copy still in publisher's shrinkwrap 
Price: 13.50 USD
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127 Murat, Ines & Frances Frenaye (Trans. ) Napoleon and the American Dream
Baton Rouge, La Louisiana State University Press 1981 0807107700 / 9780807107706 Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 243 pages; Bright, tight and neat in crisp-edged, uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Prior owner's name/address blind stamp at base of title page. NF/F 
Price: 18.50 USD
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128 Myers, Richmond E. The Long Crooked River; The Susquehanna
Boston Christopher Publishing House 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 380 pages; 1st edition is snug, square and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Lining sheets illustrated with maps. Publisher's trade binding of thatched red cloth is brightly title- lettered in gilt to cover and spine. Light shelf rub to jacket edges with nicks and small chips missing from spine ends and corners. A small open snag to the front jacket panel just below the top edge. Inscribed snd signed by the author on the title page. A handwritten note regarding the different pens used in the inscription is mounted to the facing page. VG++/VG; Signed by Author 
Price: 50.00 USD
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129 Neely Jr., Mark E. & R. Gerald McMurtry The Insanity File; The Case of Mary Todd Lincoln
Carbondale, IL Southern Illinois University Press 1993 0809318954 / 9780809318957 Second Printing Paperback Very Good 
B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 203 pages; Paperback in matte pictorial covers. Square, sound and unmarked copy. Mild toning and soiling to covers. Illustrated with B&W photographs. VG 
Price: 9.00 USD
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130 Neufeld, Maurice F American Working Class History; A Representative Bibliography
New York R. R. Bowker Company 1983 0835217523 / 9780835217521 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 356 pages; HC in glossy title lettered boards. Square, sound and clean; no marks. Lightly sunned spine. Trace shelfrub to front board. NF 
Price: 10.00 USD
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131 Nichols, Isaac T. Historic Days in Cumberland County, New Jersey, 1855-1865 : Political and War Time Reminiscences
Bridgeton, NJ Self-Published 1907 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Photographs; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 257 pages; 1907 self published HC in original green cloth with title lettering in gilt to cover; spine unlettered, as issued. Cloth moderately shelf soiled and rubbed at edges. Printed on heavy, glossy stock paper, the contents are too heavy for the sewn binding supplied by the original printer. The binding is expectedly shaken with tender inner hinges and a mild split at the title page. Contents are clean and bright with just occasional mild soiling. Profusely illustrated with period Civil War era photographs. Small ink stamp of the prior owner surname in thegutter of the preface page. Two nicks to the top edge of the same page. Uncommon in the original edition, this is a complete and decent copy. G+. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 140.00 USD
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132 Nixon, Richard M. & Nixon-Agnew Campaign Committee Nixon Speaks Out; Major Speeches and Statements by Richard M. Nixon in the Presidential Campaign of 1968
New York Nixon-Agnew Campaign Committee 1968 Paperback Very Good 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 291 pages; Square format paperback in matte title lettered covers. Snugly bound and generally neat. Light shelf/handling wear to covers at edges. Two small surface abrasion to the cover at the front edge. Just mild toning to spine. Solid unmarked copy. VG to VG+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
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133 Northrop, N. B. Pioneer History of Medina County
Medina, OH Geo. Redway 1861 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Tables; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 224 pages; HC 1st edition. Smaller format (12mo) HC in original dark brown cloth; title lettering in gilt to cover with blimd stamped borders and floral outline. Spine cloth missing a one inch chip at the crown and split along the front hinge with a closed horizontal tear to the cloth mid spine. It appears the cloth at spine was not lettered with titles. Spine cloth is 85% complete and could be used in a rebacking restoration. Contents soundly bound and generally clean with expected light toning and only occasional mild foxing and superficial spotting. Cloth rubbed at edges with boards showing at corners and along bottom edge. Historical narratives for townships generally followed with tables indicating property statistics. Prior ownership of "A. B. Root Sharon Center, Ohio Sept 14, 1861" imprinted to the front endpage - perhaps by woodblock - in an exceptionally clean letterpress fashion. Penciled ownership and doodle sketch of another Root family memeber to the rear endpage. With original cloth at spine present needs minor restoration in the form of rebacking. Uncommon early Ohio primary history. Good only thus 
Price: 95.00 USD
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134 Onofrio, Jan Pennsylvania Biographical Dictionary Volume 2, L - Z
St. Clair Shores, MI Somerset Publishers 1998 0403099501 / 9780403099504 Second Edition Hardcover Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 688 pages; HC in publisher's green cloth with title design in gilt and silver. Volume 2 only, with entries from L through Z. Bright tight and fresh. A Fine copy 
Price: 22.00 USD
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135 Orcutt, Samuel History of Torrington, Connecticut, From its First Settlement in 1737, With Biographies and Genealogies
Albany J. Munsell 1878 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Woodcuts, lithographs and engravings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 817 pages; In original burgundy cloth. Ex-library with expected library ownership attachments and indications. Black cloth tape reinforces the external joints and a full length application of archival mylar tape covers the spine.. Internal binding split mid-book, with one plate there losse and laid in and some mild tearing in the gutter margins of adacent leaves, Contents clean with expected light general toning. Reading or restoration copy. Illustrated with woodcuts, engravings and lithographed portraits, including one of John Brown. Fair only thus. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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136 Paine, Albert Bigelow Th. Nast His Period and His Pictures
New York Harper & Brothers 1904 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
facsimile cartoons and photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 583 pages; 1904 Harper & Brothers. HC. 1st edition. Stout royal octavo in original brick red cloth; top edge gilt. Title lettering brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Binding sound if just a little shaken. Attractive bookplate of Redmond Conyngham, apparently the descendant of the prominent Pennsylvania historian and antiquarian of the same name. Trace splotchy lightening to the color of the cloth along the lower edge of the boards, apparently from silverfish predation of the sizing. Light rub to tips and spine points. Solid and attractive. Profusely illustrated with examples of Nast's pioneering work in editorial cartoons. Includes separate index for text and for illustrations. VG ... Heavy or oversize book will require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 97.50 USD
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137 Peca, Paulette Lockport
Charleston, SC Arcadia Publishing 2003 0738512222 / 9780738512228 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Fine 
Images of America; B&W Photographs & Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; Trade paperback in glossy, pictoral covers. Bright, tight and fresh copy. Binding snug, pages unmarked. Profusely illustrated with historical photographs. About Fine 
Price: 14.00 USD
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138 Peckham, Howard H. (ed.) Narratives of Colonial America, 1704-1765; The Lakeside Classics
Chicago The Lakeside Press, R.R. Donnelly & Sons Company 1971 First Edition Hardcover Fine 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 314 pages; Remains in original unopened cardboard mailer. Year stamped to end of mailer with metered postage label of 29 cents still present but address label removed. Essentially new 
Price: 35.00 USD
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139 Peet, Rev. Stephen D. (Ed. ) American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal Volume IX, No. 1, January 1887
Chicago, IL F. H. Revell 1887 Wraps Very Good- 
B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 65 pages; Paperback in matte pictorial covers. Side stapled binding. Sound and neat. Numerous pages remain unopened at top edge. Covers just a little chipped and toned, spine edge chipped wity archival reinforcements of japanese tissue over short chips. Illustrated with B&W maps and diagrams. VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
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140 Pepper, George Wharton Family Quarrels; The President, the Senate, the House
New York Baker, Voorhis & Company 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages; [SIGNED, association copy]1931 Baker, Voorhis & Company. HC in heavy, textured cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine. Snug, solid and neat. Inscribed by Pepper on the 2nd free endpage to William R. Castle, the prominent politician of Hawaii. Corners very lightly worn and spine ends slightly crimped. Expected light toning and offsetting to front and rear endpapers. A very nice copy. VG++ to NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 39.00 USD
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