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A Golden Gate Bridge Jubilee 1937-1987
1 A Golden Gate Bridge Jubilee 1937-1987
Cincinnati, Ohio University of Cincinnati College of Engineering 1987 Soft Cover Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Crisp, as new book, very gently kept by former owner. Measures 8-1/2"x11-1/4" and is unpaginated. This is as much a celebration of the role the University of Cincinnati played in the designing and building of the Golden Gate Bridge as the anniversary of the bridge itself. This iconic San Francisco landmark was designed and built by Joseph B. Strauss, a Cincinnati native who graduated with an engineering degree from the University of Cincinnati. Beautiful photpographs in both color and black and white, as well as art. A lovely keepsake. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Atlas of Licking County, Ohio Combination Atlas From Actual Surveys 1866 & 1875 (Reprinted 1971)
2 Atlas of Licking County, Ohio Combination Atlas From Actual Surveys 1866 & 1875 (Reprinted 1971)
Knightstown, Indiana Mayhill Publications 1971 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good 
This over-sized atlas measures 13"x 17" with 32 pages. Everything is clean and nice and there is no real defect of note, including no names or writing.The atlas draws from both the 1866 and 1875 editions. To add to the maps there are beautiful drawings on most pages depicting homes and buildings. At this writing we also have the Centennial History of Licking County, Ohio. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Boilers for Steam Heating Underfeed and Topfeed  Manufactured By the  Peck-Williams Foundry Company
3 Boilers for Steam Heating Underfeed and Topfeed Manufactured By the Peck-Williams Foundry Company
Cincinnati, Ohio Peck-Williams Foundry Company Soft Cover Very Good 
No date on this attractive illustrated catalog, but research shows it's betweem 1900 when the foundry opened its doors and 1911 when it merged with five other heating supply companies. The catalog is clean as a whistle inside and out with 28 illustrated pages. Picures are large and the products displayed optimally and accompanied by detailed text. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Centennial Souvenir of Steubenville and Jefferson County, Ohio
4 Centennial Souvenir of Steubenville and Jefferson County, Ohio
Evansville, Indiana Wippporwill Publications 1986 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good Oblong 
Very crisp, clean reprint measuring 8-1/2" high and 11" wide with light blue cover featuring black pictorial front and black binding at spine. Only tault is a small bit of wear to top of spine. facsimile reprint from the original 1897 issue. Book is lavishly illustrated with attractive historical photographs throughout, but also contains much text. Printed in obeservation of the 100th year anniversay of the area which was celebrated August 24, 25, and 26, 1897. 200 pages, plus a lengthy index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Cleveland National Air Show Burke Lakefront Airport September 1,2,3, 1979 Souvenir Program
Cleveland, Ohio Cleveland Air Show 1979 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very nice, clean program showing faint toning to upper right hand corner of cover only. Tightly bound with no creasing and no names or writing. A special issue commemorating Clevleland's 50 year history in aviation. In 1929 the city hosted the world's most important aviation event, the 10-day National Air Races and Aeronautical Exposition. Great articles, photos, and ads honor the past and celebrate the present. 104 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Commemorative  Biographical Record of the Counties of Huron and Lorain, Ohio  Volume I
6 Commemorative Biographical Record of the Counties of Huron and Lorain, Ohio Volume I
Evansville, Indiana Unigraphic 1977 Reprint Very Good No DJ, as Issued 
Clean, attractive book with no names or wriiting.. No bumps to boards, vey clean pages. designed without dustkjacket. Originally published in 1894 by J.H. Beers, Chicago. Bound here in strudy buckram and measures 7"x10" with 515 pages and a 57 page index. Very good reference for Huron and Lorain genealogy. Illustrated with portraits. This is VOL&UME I ONLY. If you are looking for a specific name please inquire and I will look for you. The book is not designed alphabetically. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Cuyahoga Falls The Home of Your Family
7 Cuyahoga Falls The Home of Your Family
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce 1929 Soft Cover Very Good 
Very attractive, colorful cover art and relative rarity make this piece of 1929 ephemera a stand-out. The booklet was published by the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce in hopes of attracting new residents to the community located north of Akron. It's very clean and tightly bound with no glaring faults and measures 6"x9". Pages are printed on coated paper and illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. 27 pages cover all aspects of the town and why its real estate, amenities and low taxes made it a prime choice. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 Dated Events War Map V-E Commemorating Victory In Europe May 8-45 (Akron Tarpaulin Company)
Coshocton, Ohio Shaw-Barton 1945 26th Edition Map Very Good 
Crisp, colorful, large map measuring 17-1/4" tall and 39" wide. Folds handily to 8-1/2"x9-3/4". Only fault is a small tear to edge repaired discreetly at back by me with archival tape. Spotlights and dates the most important events of WWII since the Munich Agreement of Sept, 30, 1938. Seems to have been a promotional item companies could purchase and have printed with their name. In this instance it was the Akron Tarpaulin Company which had the following message added, "We, the Akron Tarpaulin Company, are endeavoring ro serve you the best we can with the best merchandise we can get under wartime restrictions." Nice Ohio collectible. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Fifteenth Annual Report of the Chief Inspector of Mines to the Governor of the State of Ohio
Columbus, Ohio The Westbote Company, State Printers 1890 Soft Cover Good 
Book is tightly bound and clean save reisitant soiling which could not be safely removed from orange paper cover. No spine crease and clean unmarked pages which have uniformly age-toned, though not severely. Small tear to bottom font spine, lower corner missing from back cover, a small picce likewise missing from upper front corner, and small edge tears. No names or writing. Bound-in at front is a slip of paper which reads Compliments of Robert Haseltine, Chief Inspector of Mines. What makes this book so interesting is a crisp fold-out showing a mine in Hocking County and illusrtrations of equipment, of which there are six. Also includes a section on mining law in Ohio at the time of writing. Book measures 6-1/2x9-1/2" annd has 266 pages plus back matter. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Fingerpoint Map of  Providence Rhode Island
10 Fingerpoint Map of Providence Rhode Island
Providence, Rhose Island Sampson and Murdock Co. 1927 Soft Cover Very Good 
Beautiful, crisp map contained in small folder, but which unfolds to an enormous 25"x30". Folds show no wear or tearing and map is pristine. Outer blue and gold folder measures 5"x6-3/4" and is marred only by a single errant pen mark. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Hinckley High School Class of 1940 Memory Book Hinckley, Ohio
Hinckley, Ohio Hinckley High School 1940 Soft Cover Very Good 
Clean blue card cover printed in back with gold medallion stating the year of 1940. Tied with gold cording and tassel. Measures 5"x7-3/4" and is likewise clean inside. In addition to the usual signatures and filled-in info about the class, there is a charming array of calling cards each slipped into its own designed spot -- a total of 14. At the back there is also a special pocket for momentos in which is found a handwritten menu for the class banquet which was held at the Lake Shore Hotel. In addition to pertinent info about the event, there is also a crisp folded coaster from the hotel. This menu measures 4-1/2"x6" is covered with ribboned tied black paper featuring a cut-out design of a boat on water. The previous owner was Florence Marie Conant. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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History of Hancock County, Ohio
12 History of Hancock County, Ohio
Evansville, Indiana Unigraphic 1978 Hard Cover Near Fine No DJ, as Issued 
Excellent condition -- red boards are clean and bright, augmented with shiny gilt to face and spine. No names or writing and pages and page edges pristine. Book measures 6-1/2"x9-1/2" and has 880 pages. This is a facsimile reprint of a history origjnally published in 1886. Illustrated with portraits of early settlers and prominent people from the area. Much historical information on the country, townships, towns, schools, churches, industries etc. TWO like copies available, the second with a brown cover. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Honor Roll of Ohio 1917-1918 Stark County, Ohio
13 Honor Roll of Ohio 1917-1918 Stark County, Ohio
Canton, Ohio Liberty Publishing 1919 First Edition Flexible Boards Good-plus 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very handsome book, clean and tightly bound with some wear along spine, none of which impinges on the binding -- topical only. There is also visible wear to spine corners as evidenced in photo one. Former owner's name and address are penciled inside, but could be easily removed if desired. Pages are very clean with no foxing. Book measures 10"x13" and has 609 pages. An amazing look at the vast number of Stark County men engaged in the first World War. Book is primarily dedicated to honoring those who served, but there are also division histories at back. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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In Our Day; Cleveland Heights Its People Its Places Its Past
14 In Our Day; Cleveland Heights Its People Its Places Its Past
Cleveland Heights Cleveland Heights Community Congress 1978 Soft Cover Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Crisp, as new book -- very white pages and no names or writing. Illustrated profusely with black and white photographs, but also contains ample text.Measures 8-1/2"x11" and has 86 pages.Includes history on landmarks, but the most intesting section is the interviews with older residents of the day. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Living Out Our Heritage; A Minerva Bicentennial  Project
15 Living Out Our Heritage; A Minerva Bicentennial Project
Minerva, Ohio Village of Minerva 1977 Limited Edition Hard Cover Good -plus No DJ, as Issued 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
This is a rather hard-to-find book with a print run of just 1000 copies of which this is numbered 707 on the pocket affixed to back pastedown which holds a booklet titled " Welcome To Our Town Minerva, Ohio Growing To Be A City." This booklet is pristine. The book itself measures 9"x11-1/4" and has 211 pages, plus a lengthy index. Illustrated throguhout with black and white photographs. Book is clean and atrractive except for some odd staining at back (see last photo). 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Marriage Certificate Booklet Trinity Lutheran Church, Akron, Ohio
16 Marriage Certificate Booklet Trinity Lutheran Church, Akron, Ohio
Reading, PA Rev. I.M. Beaver 1900 Soft Cover Very Good 
Charming marriage certificate booklet printed in 1900 and used in 1913 and then given to the couple as a memento from the church in which they were married. Tied with a cord and filled with pretty period flowers and flourishes, poems and religious admonitions, it's thirteen pages of turn-of-the century charm -- and large too at 6"x7-1/2" The clear, easy to read handwriting declares that it certifies that Henry J. Burnett and Miss Elizabeth K. Anderson were united in Holy Matrimony on the third day of December, 1913 at the minister's residence. It's signed only by E.W. Simon, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, Akron, Ohio.The booklet shows mild soiling to back cover and creasing to last page and back cover at same lower corner, as well as a small tear to outer back edge of cover. Pages are lovely. A pretty piece of the past. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Moments in Time; 150 Years of Marietta College in Pictures
17 Moments in Time; 150 Years of Marietta College in Pictures
Marietta, Ohio Marietta College 1985 Soft Cover Very Good Oblong 
Beautiful book, spiral bound to lie flat. Comprised of large photos -- many full page -- with captions which collectively trace the history of Marrietta College located in Ohio's Washington County. All photos are in black and white and printed on glossy, quality paper. Book measures 9-1/4" tall and 12-1/2" across. Other than a small bit of corner wear, it's clean and nice with no names or writing. 97 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Ohio Archaeological and Historical Society Publications Vol. IV
18 Ohio Archaeological and Historical Society Publications Vol. IV
Columbus, Ohio Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society 1895 Hard Cover Very Good No DJ, as Issued 
Very nice, book, tightly bound with only a small bit of external wear to boards. Light foxing to endpapers, otherwise clean pages. NOT an ex-lib. Very crisp, untorn fold-out map of Fort Ancient at frontis. The preceding edition, Volume III, was published in 1892, but this publication took three years due to the state's involvement with the World's Fair Columbian Exposition. It's quite a good one, as it contains lengthy articles on the Ohio Company and the Scioto Purchase, the border dispute between Ohio and Michigan, an early abolitionist colony and its founder, the Underground Railroad and Rutherford B. Hayes. Illustrated with black and white plates. Numerous other volumes from the Society available 
Price: 18.95 USD
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19 Ohio State Fair Horse Show, 1934
Columbus, Ohio Ohio State Fair Board 1934 Soft Cover Very Good Wraps, Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very nice, clean copy. Small amount of soiling to yellow cover and a few very flat creases to same. Pages quite white and clean with just an errant smudge here and there.. Tightly bound and oversized at 9"x12." Lots of ads, as well as a list of judges and committee people, an index of advertisers, a time program for each event and day, lists of sponsors and competing horses and riders, and an event-by-event breakdown. Classification include hunters, harness ponies, saddle horses, draft horses, roadsters, fine harness horses, heavy harness horses, harness ponies, and more. 56 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Ohio's Museums and Momentos (two books)
20 Ohio's Museums and Momentos (two books)
Columbus, Ohio State of Ohio Devlopment Department 1967 Soft Cover Very Good 
We are offering two books with the same title, one an abbreviated version of the other. The main book is quite handsome and printed on heavy paper. There is some light foxing to the face, but very minimal and just a small mount at back outer bottom corner. Very clean with no names or writing, no spine crease and no creasing to corners. Book is printed on heavy paper and illustrated strikingly in shades of brown, black, gray and white. Covers 104 cities and towns with multiple listings for many. Interesting to see past attractions, some of which are now gone and others transformed. Unpaginated. Smaller book has 14 pages and is illustrated with black and white photos. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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