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History of Southeastern Dakota-Its Settlement and Growth Geological and Physical Features-Counties, Cities, Towns and Villages-Incidents of Pioneer Life-Biographical Sketches of the Pioneers and Business Men, with a Brief History of the Territory in General

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Sioux City, Iowa, Western Publishing Company: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61233


Blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. Inscription in pencil to the front pastedown reading, "Peter Morse's Book, Dell Rapids, D. T." His name in pencil also to the rear pastedown. A 3/8" tear to the fore edge of the title page. There are three spots to the interior upper pages at the spine where there was a piece of old newspaper laid in. This caused browning at these areas. Foxing to the rear endpapers. There is much light colored staining/discolorat... View more info

RICHFIELD SPRINGS AND VICINITY. Historical, Biographical, and Descriptive.

By: Bailey, W. T.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, A. S. Barnes & Company: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55226


Brown cloth, gilt titles. Ex-library, with plates/stamps to endpapers, small number to copyright page, stamp to first page, spine ends lightly chipped, corners and lower edges worn to boards, rubbing along spine edges and a 1" split to cloth along front edge of spine, sticker stain to lower spine, foxing/discoloration to two plates, their tissue guards and the adjacent pages (one of these is the frontispiece/title page). Binding strong and tight, text clean but for a... View more info

WHITE QUARTZ AND GOLD Stories of the Mother Lode and the Boom Town Shylock

By: Beach, Roy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Placerville, CA, Davis Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45859


Green cloth, gilt titles. Some rubbing/wear to boards; across lower fourth of front cover an area of scattered lighter soiling/staining; light bumping at spine ends and corners. ; Frontispiece photo of author; 8vo; 239 pages View more info

THE PUBLIC LEDGER BUILDING, PHILADELPHIA With An Account of the Proceedings Connected With Its Opening June 20, 1867

By: Childs, George W.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: George W. Childs: 1868

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 63171


Inscribed to "Mrs. Genl. Grant with kind regards", dated and signed by G. W. Childs on second fep. This is the wife of Ulysses S. Grant, and the book came from a collection that once belonged to the Grant family. Green leather covered boards with gilt titles and motifs. Front hinge is tender, and split from bottom edge up by about 2''. Rear hinge is not as fragile, but the surface of the leather over it is worn and chipping as it is over the front hinge. Watersta... View more info

MONTANA IN MINIATURE The Pictorial History of Montana from Early Exploration to Early Statehood

By: Cole, Philip G. ; edited by Van Kirke Nelson and Cato K. Butler

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Kalispell, Montana, O'Neil Printers: 1966

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 30176


Number 49 of 300 copies signed by both editors. Full brown leather, inside brown cloth slipcase. Gilt title on spine is dulling and gilt title and cowboy decoration on front are entirely green; slight wear at corners and a tiny nick to leather on rear board near lower corner. Slipcase with light rubbing. ; B&W and Color Illustrations; 4to; 216 pages; Signed by Editors View more info

DEMOCRACY IN DECLINE Rhode Island Constitutional Development, 1776-1841

By: Conley, Patrick T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rhode Island Historical Society: 1977

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 59236


Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title on spine. Light edgewear, bumped corners. Offwhite dj with light edgewear, chipping, foxing and soiling. A couple of small tears to the top edge have been repaired with scotch tape. Binding tight, text clean. Previous owner's blindstamp to dedication page. Top of text block foxed. Inscribed "To Gil, a fine student with sincere best wishes, Pat Conley" on ffep.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 433 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Usage of the Past

By: Donald von Ruysdael Drenner

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Coffeyville, Zauberberg Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 60387


Green wraps, stab sewn. Title plate to the front cover. Limited to 100 copies. Hand printed and bound. With an original wood engraving by John De Pol on the title page. Short inscription, signed by De Pol, on the front free endpaper. A bookplate, designed by De Pol, on the inside front wrap. Bumps to the spine ends but all else is quite nice. Very clean and tight. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Illustrator View more info

NEW MEXICO Otherwise, the voiage of Anthony of Espejo, who in the yeare 1583. with his company, discouered a lande of 15. prouinces, replenished with ... inhabited go to the lande Tearmed De Labrador

By: Espejo, Antonio de & F. W. Hodge

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Lancaster Press: 1928

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 58371


Number 14 of 200 limited, signed, numbered copies. Quarter vellum and dark indigo blue paper covered boards with title in gilt on spine; light soiling and scuffing; spine somewhat yellowed; tiny splits in paper at ends of spine; light edgewear. Binding tight, text clean. Deckle edged pages. Scratched and slightly yellowed presentation plate inside front cover stating "Zamorano Club, Gift of Dr. Frederick Hodge, Los Angeles California 205". Trace pencil erasure to... View more info

THE MISSIONS OF NEW MEXICO, 1776

By: Fray Francisco Atanasio Dominguez; Adams, Eleanor B. & Chavez, Fray Angelico, translators

Price: $60.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 68204


Beige cloth. Signed by both Adams and Chavez on the half title. Not inscribed. Minor shelf wear. Trace soiling to text block. Former owner bookplate to the front free endpaper. The dust jacket is very worn with much chipping to all edges including the fore edges. A number of tears. Spine is darkened. Light staining. There is a 1" piece missing from the upper, rear flap fold. Old clear tape at the spine ends and corners and a few other edge areas. Original price of $1... View more info

CHICAGO AND ITS MAKERS A Narrative of Events from the Day of the First White Man to the Inception of the Second World's Fair

By: Gilbert, Paul and Charles Lee Bryson; with a chapter by Wallace Rice; historical adviser Caroline M. McIlvaine

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Chicago, Felix Mendelsohn: 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 44056


Bumps to lower corners, 1/4" of one upper spine corner is torn and frayed a bit. The other spine corner is just starting to fray. Rubbing to back cover, light soiling to fore edge pages. A tight copy with light overall wear. Interior is quite clean. QUITE A HEAVY BOOK AND EXTRA SHIPPING MAY BE REQUIRED. ; A Narrative of Events from the Day of the First White Man to the Inception of the Second World's Fair. #162/2000 copies. Black cloth, gilt lettering to spine and f... View more info

Sheep

By: Gilfillan, Archer B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1936

Edition: First Edition; Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 65995


Green cloth. Third printing. Long, full-page personal inscription from the author to the front free endpaper. A very good copy but for some darkening to the spine and a number of small pencil marks to the rear pastedown that appear similar to cattle brands. The front panel of the dust jacket is laid in loose. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Raven A Biography of Sam Houston

By: James, Marquis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1988

Seller ID: 66778


Full leather, gilt lettering. All page edges gilt. Ribbon marker. Unused Easton Press bookplate glued to the front pastedown. Page of notes laid in loose. Nearly fine. ; Easton Press; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 489 pages View more info

Mission of Sorrows Jesuit Guevavi and the Pimas, 1691-1767

By: Kessell, John L. & Ernest J. Burrus S.J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Arizona Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 67911


Maroon cloth stamped in gilt. Corners are bumped. Very tight and unmarked otherwise. The dust jacket has light wear and chipping. Some rubbing. The orange color on the spine is faded. Not price clipped. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" View more info

Fray Angelico Chavez A Bibliography of Published Works

By: Morgan, Phyllis S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Rio Grande Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 67093


Glossy pictorial wraps. An excellent copy, light bump to the upper spine corner. All else is clean and tight. Signed by the author on the title page and then inscribed and signed on the half-title. ; 1925-2010; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 156 pages; Signed by Author View more info

A Brief History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley

By: Pierce, Frank Cushman

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Menasha, Wisconsin, George Banta Publishing Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 68236


Tan cloth, black lettering. Illustrated, including three folding maps. Some soiling to the front. Some light browning to the endpapers. Signed, inscribed by the author to his cousin and dated 1917. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 200 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The History of the District of Maine Illustrated by a new correct Map of the District

By: Sullivan, James

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Boston, I. Thomas and E. T. Andrews: 1795

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56923


Rebound in half-leather and marbled boards sometime in the earlier 20th. century. Spine with five raised bands and in six compartments. Gilt lettering and decoration on the spine is extremely bright. A 1/2" split to the outer hinge of the lower front cover. Marbled endpapers. TEG. Fore and lower page edges are untrimmed. Wide margins. The large map by Osgood Carleton is present and has been expertly linen backed and tipped back in opposite the title page during the p... View more info

Canadian Scenery, Illustrated (Two volumes bound in one)

By: Willis, N. P.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Virtue and Company: N.D.

Seller ID: 52501


Originally two volumes now bound in one. Dark blue cloth, gilt decorations and lettering with very nice scenic and figural illustrations in gilt on spine. Circa 1850's. 128 & 116 pp. Bevelled boards. With map and 116 engravings. Missing the portrait of Bartlett. A previous owner has penned the plate number below every image. Some light foxing to the margins of plates and some pages. All plates with tissue overlays with many of the tissues foxed. Professionally rebacked,... View more info