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The Light and Life of Lakeside-on-Lake Erie 1923-1948

By: Butler, John Harding

Price: $30.00

Publisher: John Butler Harding: 1948

Seller ID: 20932

Condition: Very Good


Scarce booklet in very good condition. Red plastic comb binding in very good working order and nice blue-tinted pictorials on card covers, front and back. Former owner, a minister at Lakeside at the time of publication, wrote his name on the front free endpaper. Otherwise no writing. Numereous photographs and much information, including a timeline at back. Text tells the story the unique summer place on Lake Erie which has been called Ohio's chatauqua. 68 pages. Nice blu... View more info

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Illustrations of Historic Colorado

By: Buys, Christian J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lake City, Colorado, U.S.A., Western Reflections Pub Co: 1999

Seller ID: 25842

ISBN: 1890437425

Condition: Fine


A beautiful book in as new condition. No faults of note and dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 9"x11-1/2" and has 242 pages including index. Illustrated beautifully with over 250 19th century historical illustrations printed on coated paper. An unblinking look at both the colonization and expolitation -- the good and the bad -- of the settlement of the west. View more info

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A Century of Community Payton, Pennsylvania 1893-1993

By: Cammarata, Frank J. (editor)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Payton, Pennsylvania, Payton Centennial Book Committee: 1993

Seller ID: 23464

Condition: Very Good


Very handsome book with a gilded image and printng on face board and like gilt printing on spine. The book also sports pastel art with a different scene at front and back. Historic photographs abound to augment the ample text. The book is very clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. It measures 8-3/4" x 11-1/4" and has 196 pages. Includes the centennial program, a list of donors and local advertising which is interesting ecause there isn't too much of it. Th... View more info

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Berrien Bicentennial (Michigan)

By: Carney, James T. (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berrien County, Michigan, Berrien County Bicentennial Commission: 1976

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 21082

Condition: Fine


Book itself is beautiful -- like new with no names or writing and pristine, unbumped blue boards. Jacket is also very nice with no tears or chips. Only fault is minor staining at back -- a few small spots. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Measures 9"x11-1/4". Illustrated throughout with drawings, maps and historical photographs. 300 pages. Printed on quality coated paper. View more info

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Absaraka Home of the Crows

By: Carrington, Margaret I.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23539

Condition: Near Fine


This book, and the other annual books of Lakeside Classic, s were given as Christmas keepsakes to friends of the Lakeside Press. Every 25 years the binding is given a new color. The book is a reprint of an original which was written by Margaret Irvin Carrington, an officer's wife who kept a journal of her stay in the outposts of the West. She jotted down notes on scenery and the inhabitants of Absaraka, which was located in present-day Wyoming, Montana, and the weste... View more info

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The Marquis De Lafayette; Bright Sword for Freedom

By: Carter, Hodding

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1958

Edition: Young Readers of America Book Club 1st P

Seller ID: 25150

Condition: Fine


Book itself is pristine with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Jacket shows a few small edge tears and a chip to top back edge, but the chip is hardly noticeable as the white backing of the brand new mylar cover blends with the white paper of the jacket back. Illustrated and indexed. Hodding Carter was a journalist who won the Pulitizer Prize for a series he wrote about the mistreatment of the Japanese confined to American internment camps for the duration of ... View more info

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Fort McIntosh; The Story of Its History and Restoration of the Site

By: Carver, Frank F.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Beaver, Pennsylvania, Beaver Area Historical Foundation: 1993

Edition: Second Editon

Seller ID: 26078

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book which appears unread. No spine crease, no cover lift, no names or writing. NOT a remainder. Book measures 6"x9" and has 101 pages. Part I discusses the historical background of the fort; Part II is focused on research and restoration and Part III is an appendix which includes a roster of officers and men. Illustrated with 25 images, both photography and art. View more info

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Poplar Forest and Thomas Jefferson

By: Chambers, S Allan

Price: $28.00

Publisher: The Corporation for Jefferson's Poplar Forest: 1993

Edition: First Edition States

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 25108

Condition: Fine


Book is very handsome and oversized at 9-1/2"x12". Pages and page edges pistine with no nams or writing other than author's signature which reads, "With best wishes, Al Chambers May, 1993." It was not inscribed to a particular person. Books jacket shows minor creasing to top back edge, but no tears or chips and is clean and bright in brand new mylar. As you can see from the photo, there is also laid-in a print showing the geometry of Poplar Forest which is a perfect cube... View more info

The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962: A National Security Archive Documents Reader (National Security Archive Documents Readers)

By: Chang, Laurence; Kornbluh, Peter (editors)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: U.S.A., New Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 23570

ISBN: 1565840194

Condition: Fine


An excellent book for both contents and physicality. The book is clean and nice with no names or wriitng and no bumps to boards. Pages and page edges are clean and there are no names or writing.The jacket has not been price clipped, shows no ters or chips and is msot handosme in brand new mylar. (The writing on the dustjacket is part of the design.) At the time of publication the 30th anniversary of the Cuban Misille Crisis came with a present of newly released doument... View more info

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The Spirit of St. Louis

By: Charles A. Lindbergh

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Charles Scrribers' Sons: 1981

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 23573

ISBN: 0684144212

Condition: Fine in NF Slipcase


Book was published prior to this one by Charles Scibner in 1959. This one shows the 1959 copyright, but there is also an ISBN which shows that this book was published in 1981. Book and slipcase are lovely -- clean and beautifully designed. The boards are covered with a metallic gold, a brown cloth spine and a sky blue inked top edge, There are no names or writing. the pictorial slipcase is likewise clean and attractive with no real defect. Book in its case measures ... View more info

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The Western Reserve and Early Ohio

By: Cherry, P.P.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Firestone Park, Akron, Ohio, R.L. Fouse: 1921

Seller ID: 15995B

Condition: Very Good


Very handsome book with virtually no exterior wear save a small bit to bottom of spine. Dark geen boards with gilt to face and spine.. Pages and page edges clean and tightly bound. Only interior defect is browning to front endpapers from something having been laid-in. Book is nicely illustrated throughout and was published by the then superintendent of the Kenmore Schools, Akron, Ohio, who was aware of the Cherry manuscript and the 60 years it took to complete it. Book d... View more info

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The House On Observatory Hill Home of the Vice President of the United States

By: Cleere, Gail S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washignton, D.C., United States Printing Office:

Seller ID: 27089DH

Condition: Very Good


An exceptionally attractive booklet for both its contents and its elegance. It's a soft cover measuring 7-1/2"x10" with 74 pages printed on quality coated paper and generously illustrated with both black and white and color photographs. There's also a color fold-out depicting the lay of the land which comes tucked into a pocket on the reverse side of the back cover. Very interesting and very beautiful. Only fault is two small flat creases at back cover. by spine. View more info

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Voyages and Commercial Enterprises of the Sons of New England

By: Cleveland, Richard Jeffry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Burt Franklin: 1968

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 27792

Condition: Very Good


Book is clean and tightly bound with no bumps to boards and no names or writing. Pages and page edges pristine and gilt to spine is bright. Originally published in 1855. 407 pages including appendix. View more info

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New York Area Key: A Guide to the Genealogical Records of the State of New York including Maps, Histories, Charts, and other Helpful Materials

By: Clint, Florence

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Elizabeth, Colorado, Keyline Publishers: 1979

Seller ID: 27813

Condition: Fine


Very nice, clean book with no names or writing and no spine crease. Very clean inside and out with just a small embossed circle with original owner's, a genealogist, name. Book measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 208 pages covering history, maps, social and economic influences, official records, libraries, societies and publications. View more info

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Kanwha County Images; A Bicentennial History 1788-1988

By: Cohen, Stan

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Charleston, West Virginia, Pictorial Histories Publishing: 1988

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 25291

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp, clean book with pristine pages and page edges and no bumps to grey boards. Only fault is gift inscription to top of front pastefown. Jacket shows no tears or chips and no price-clip. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 8-1/2"x11-11/2" and is printed on coated paper and illustrated with numerous historical photographs. 466 pages, plus back matter which includes a 19th century map and a roster of those who lost their lives in war. Also inclu... View more info

Uncle Dick Wootton the Pioneer Frontiersman of the Rocky Mountain Region

By: Conard, Howard Louis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, R.R. Donnelley & Sons (Lakeside Press): 1957

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 24321

Condition: Fine


Beautiful little book, part of an ongoing series, one volume of which has been published each year since 1903 by R.R. Donelley to be given to customers, stockholders ,and employees as Christmas keepsakes. The first time these enter the marketplace it's the SECONDARY marketplace. The color changes every 25 years -- this is from the navy blue series. Book measures 4-1/2"x7", has a gilded top edge and 264 pages. Illustrated. The foreword offers a sort of "State... View more info

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Dayton, Ohio An Intimate History; The Land Between the Miamis (Two Volume Set)

By: Conover, Charlottle Reeve; Ronald, Virginia and Bruce

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dayton Ohio, Landfall Press: 1995

Edition: Reprint; First Edition

Seller ID: 25167

Condition: Very Good


Two very clean, attractive books, volumes 1 and II of the Bicentennial Bookshelf set. Missing volume III which is about sports in Dayton. The books themselves are pristine with no bumps to the boards and no names or writing and jackets protected by bran new mylar. Volume I was published originally in 1932 and again in 1970, making this one from 1995 the third edition. Volume II was published for the first time in 1996. Both were presented in commemoration of the city's b... View more info

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Historic Michigan

By: Cook, Louis

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Beaverton, Oregon, Beautiful America Publishing: 1980

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 23648

ISBN: 0898021316

Condition: Near Fine


Other than a light bit of toning to white sections of cover this is a beauty. No names or writing, no spine crease and pristine pages with many full color photographs from all over the state. The booklet measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 72 pages. The text and its illustrations provide history plus information on the most beautiful buildings, homes, and natural beauty. No wonder the state's slogan is "Pure Michigan." View more info

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A History of Sylvania for the First One Hundred Years and Centennial Celebration Program (Ohio, 1933)

By: Cosgrove, Maynard Giles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sylvania, Ohio, The Sentinel Publishing Company: 1933

Edition: Frist Edition

Seller ID: 23531

Condition: Very Good


This is a really scarce booklet and in clean, tightly bound condition with no foxing and just a penciled name on the back of the front cover. I think it would be easily erased, but I don't like to be the one who does it. The name is Floyd W. Hennessy. The booklet combines a program for the centennial festivities followed by a history of Sylvania, a town which is close to Toledo, Ohio. It also covers the war with Michigan over boundaries. The booklet measures 5-1/2" x 8... View more info

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Lucy Crawford's History of the White Mountains

By: Crawford , Lucy. Morse, Stearns (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Hanover, New Hampshire, Dartmouth Publications: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23435

Condition: Near Fine


Very handsome book with no names or writing and a tight binding. The dustjacket is missing, but the brick red cloth is sturdy and showing no wear, This is not entirely a history of the White Mountains, but rather that of the Crawford family and its place in Vermont and New Hampshire. Personal histories such as this are wonderful finds for people meeting their long-lost ancestors. This one is especially good because it is was taken from the Crawford manuscripts.There's... View more info