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Our Heritage; A Bicentennial Salute to Michigan City

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Michigan City, Indiana, The News-Dispatch: 1976

Seller ID: 19375IN


Scarce collection of five paperbound booklets in a red, white and blue slipcase published by the Michigan City, Indiana newspaper. Paper is newsprint, but it is extremely crisp with only minimal toning. Slipcase is likewise clean and nice with just one small abrasion from a price sticker to upper front corner and a small chip inside the opening at the top. Booklets each have 39 pages and are titled as follows: The Making of a Community; Lakefront Legacy; People From Our ... View more info

Records of the Particular Court of Connecticut 1639-1663 (Collections Volume 22)

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hartford, Connecticut, Connecticut Historical Society; Society of Colonial Wars in the State of connecticut: 1928

Seller ID: 20219GNC


Very handsome book in excellent condition. Dark burgundy boards pristine with crisp gilt to spine and a nice beveled edge to boards. Fitted with a crisp plain brown dustjacket which may, or may not, be original. Pages printed on heavy paper and have not been opened. A fairly scarce book which offers a wealth of information about the Puritan courts and law from 1639-1663 from actual cases, including civil and criminal cases, and probate actions. The Particular Court ceas... View more info

The Dorchester Book (Booklet on Old Dorchester Burying Ground Laid-In)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, George E. Ellis: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20453HNC


Charming inside and out, plus contains a hidden treasure laid-in -- a booklet about the Dorchester Burying Ground published in 1901. The main book is oversized at 8"x11-1/4" and is beautifully decorated at face with silver printing and ornamentation. Book is tightly bound and clean as a whistle with no names or writing. Only fault is light rubbing to spine and a small bit of wear to crown and tail. Appears to have been published via advertising dollars, as there... View more info

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The Centennial Book; Official Program of the Ceremonies and Pageant in Celebration of the Centennial of Fountain County at Covington, Indiana

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Covington, Indiana, Daughters of the American Revolution: 1926

Seller ID: 22055AT


Very nice program with only a few small faults, being a tiny loss of paper to tail of spine. a small chip to top front corner next to spine and a minor bit of soiling to very edge at bottom of title and frontis pages. Measures 8"x10-1/2" and is handsomely illustrated throughout with photographs and maps. Much history, as well as the program of events and the script of the pageant staged in honor of the festivities. Unpaginated. View more info

The Journals of Major Robert Rogers & an Historical Account of the Expedition Against the Ohio Indians in the Year 1764 Under the Command of Henry

By: N/A

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Bargersville, Indiana, U.S.A., Dresslar Publishing: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23080


Very nice clean book. no spine crease and no names or writing. Pages and page edges pristine. Reprinted from a rare 1769 Dublin printing of the combined Rogers journal and Bouquet's account of the expedition against the Ohio Indians. View more info

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The History of North Royalton 1811-1991

By: N/A

Price: $48.00

Publisher: North Royalton, Ohio, North Royalton Historical Society: 1992

Edition: First

Seller ID: 24113


Book is clean as a whistle inside and out. Dark blue boards show no bumping and pages and page edges are pristine. Only fault is a small name written at upper corner of front free endpaper. Book measures 7-1/4"x 10-1/4" and has 230 pages. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. View more info

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Ohio Archaeological and Historical Society Publications Vol. IV

By: N/A

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society: 1895

Seller ID: 24118


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 Purchas... View more info

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History of Hancock County, Ohio

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Evansville, Indiana, Unigraphic: 1978

Seller ID: 24307


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 copi... View more info

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Southern Historical Society Papers Volume 9

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Broadfoot Publishing: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 24437BV


BRAND NEW book still in original publisher's shrinkwrap. Navy blue embossed boards with gilt printing to spine and gilt decoration to face. Covers the period from January to December 1881. Part of a set, but also a stand-alone title. View more info

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Maps of Indiana Counties in 1876 with the Plat of Indianapolis and a Sampling of Illustrations

By: N/A

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Indiana Historical Society: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 24462


Beautiful, crisp atlas with only one fault -- toning to edge of spine. Otherwise truly lovely with pristine pages and no names or writing. Oversized at 14-1/4"x17-1/2". Taken from the Historical Atlas of the State of Indiana originally published by Baskin Forster & Co. in 1876. View more info

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"Att A Society Meeting"; The Records for the Fourth Ecclesiastical Society of Saybrook 1741-1808 Now Chester Connecticut

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chester Connecticut, The Chester Historical Society: 1980

Seller ID: 20314HNC


Very nicec, clean book measuring 5-1/2" tall and 9" across. Handsome tesxtured tan paper cover with art at face rendered in brown ink. Contains an almost verbatim transcription of meeting from 1741-1808 and is considered "about the only authentic historic record of public affairs in the town of Chester at the dates this volume covers ..." Illustrated with art, maps and photographs. 64 pages including index. View more info

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The Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Quarterly 1945 (Full Run, 4 Issues)

By: N/A

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Columbus Ohio, Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society: 1945

Edition: Vol. LIV, Nos. 1,2,3,4

Seller ID: 25799HC


It's unsuual to find a whole set of these early journals, but here we have them. Were it not for the yapped edges, which protect the contents well, but themselves tear and fall off, or get trimmed off by the owner after they run amok, these would be incredibly good. As it is, there has been some trimming and there are some edge tears, but the journals are clean and nice inside and are tightly bound. One contains ghotographs, the others do not. Topics include, but are not... View more info

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Living Out Our Heritage; A Minerva Bicentennial Project

By: N/A

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Minerva, Ohio, Village of Minerva: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 27176


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 (se... View more info

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The Pike's Peak Cog Road Centennial Edition

By: Abbott, Morris W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Pulpit Rock Press: 1990

Edition: Centennial Edition

Seller ID: 27572DH


Crisp, clean, as new book -- very handsome with no tears or chips, non bumps, no names or writing and no price-clip. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 8-3/4" x 11-1/4" and has 176 pages. Book comes with a little something extra too -- two souvenir tickets stamped June 16, 1982 which certifies that the riders ytaveled on the World's highest CCoh Railway from Manitou Springs, Colordo 6571 feet, To Pikesd Peak, 14, 110 feet. Book sports handsome... View more info

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Memoirs of the Life of John Adlum in the Revolutionary War

By: Adlum, John; Peckham, Howard H. (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Caxton Club: 1968

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 24650


Very handsome, small book printed in just 500 copies bound in slate blue cloth and published by the esteemed Caxton Club, a bibliophilic association.The book measures 5-1/4"x7-1/2" and bears a handsome paste-on title box to front board.. Clean as a whistle inside and out with fading to spine only. Text published here for the first time. 143 pages View more info

Colonial Folkways (#9 Chronicles of America Series)

By: Andrews Charles M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1921

Seller ID: 20397


It's a rarity to find this book with a dustjacket, but here we have it and in very good clean condition. Only faults to jacket are sunning to spine, a few tiny tears and two small rubbed spots to bottom of spine. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar. Book itself is beautiful -- navy blue boards with much ornamentation and gilded top edge. #9 in the Chronicles of America series, but a stand-alone title. Photo of a colonial era kitchen with tissue protection at frontis... View more info

The Fathers of New England (#6 Chronicles of America Series)

By: Andrews, Charles M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1921

Edition: Extra Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 20645


It's a rarity to find this book with a dustjacket, but here we have it and in very good clean condition. Only faults are sunning to spine of jacket and two very small dark spots to back of jacket. Will arrive protected by brand new mylar. Book itself is beautiful -- navy blue boards with much ornamentation and gilded top edge. #6 in the Chronicles of America series, but a stand-alone title. Book is Subttled A Chonicle of the Puritan Commonwealths and covers the arrival... View more info

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The Amherst Story (Ohio)

By: Armstrong, Grenville, Robert

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Evanston, Indiana, Unigraphic: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23734


Book was written in 1914 and in its original binding was issued under the auspices of the Amherst Old Home Week Committee. This book is a very nice reprint with sturdy gold cloth and clean, tightly bound pages. There is much to read about the history of Amherst, Ohio and its early i habitants. There are also 15 large black and white photographs throughout, the text covers the sesettlers, the later pioneers, good times, founded on a rock, the story of the churches, the st... View more info

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Reminiscences of Taunton

By: Atwood, Charles R.

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Taunton, Massachusetts, Republican Steam Printing Rooms: 1880

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 23445


Book is nicely made with beveled edges, bright gilt to face and spine, and a tight bining with no cracks to hinges. the dark brown endpapers are lovely, both front and back. There are no names or writing. either. The only fault is a smattering of foxing on the photogrraph of the author at frontis and on the tissue over itBook measures 5" x 7" and has 266 pages. Some of the topics addresed are early settlers,, old time preaching, old houses, quirrky characters, ... View more info

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Greensboro. The Best Place to Live (SIGNED By Son, Funeral Program laid-in)

By: Banner, Ray

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Greensboro, North Carolina, Self-published: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28086


Crisp, bright book with no defect of note. Bright,clean and beautiful in brand new mylar. The author died at 90 years old in 1998, the same year the book was published. The book, however, is SIGNED by his son thus, "9-20-98, To --------------, Please read and love this account of Greensboro, as Dad loved Greensboro. Kindest regards, Mathew "Peter" Banner." Book also contains program from the author's funeral. Text of book covers why Greensboror is best; Greensboro peop... View more info