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Image for Historical Collections of Harrison County in the State of Ohio

Historical Collections of Harrison County in the State of Ohio

By: Hanna, Charles A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Evansville, Indiana, Unigraphic: 1973

Edition: Reprint from 1900

Seller ID: 27132

Condition: Very Good


Very clean, well cared for book bound in sturdy buckram, a facsimile edition of the original from 1900. Former owner's name and address stamped on front free endpaper only fault, but we will provide a brand new bookplate to use, or not, at buyer's discretion. A genealogist's dream bpook -- contains lists of first land owners, marriage records to 1841, will records to 1861, burial records of the early settlements, and numerous genealogies from the area. Book has 615 pages... View more info

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The Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly ( Four Issues, Full Run 1997)

By: Hansen, James A. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Museum of the Fur Trade: 1997

Edition: Volume 33; Nos. 1-4

Seller ID: 27046PH

Condition: Fine


Crisp clean magazines not often seen. Each measures 7"x10" and is slim featuring one article and a few short topics. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Topics include military canteens of the Fur Trade era, canteen manufacturing, identifying open kettles of copper and brass, point blankets, the matchcoat, French marmites, British Indian fusees and French trade guns. Several extras from the museum laid-in. Other issues available, including full runs. Co... View more info

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The David Adams Journals (Related Material Laid-in)

By: Hanson, Charles E. Jr. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chadron, Nebraska, Museum Association of the American Frontie: 1994

Seller ID: 27333

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book with no defect of note. The pamphlet about the book was published by the The Museum of the Fur Trade in the summer of 1998. Book measures 7"x10" and has 110 pages. Illustrated with historical photographs. View more info

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Boston and Its Story 1630-1915 (SIGNED By Mayor of Boston James M. Curley

By: Hartwell, Edward M.; McGkenen, Edward W.; Skelton, Edward O.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Mass., City of Boston: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27099

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book measuring 5"x7" with 200 pages, plus a clean crisp fold-out at back.No dustjacket. There is also small bit of wear to top and botom of spine and a tiny puncture next to the "y" in "story" on the title. Book is, however, SIGNED in beautiful Spencerian script by the notorious Mayor James Curley who had ties to Tammany Hall and once was relected while serving in prison on a felony charge. Curley's inscription reads thus, ... View more info

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A History and Civics of Dover Village (Separate Index Laid-in)

By: Hasdell, R.S.; Rutherford, Hazel

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Cover Center, Ohio, Dover Village Board of Education: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25309

Condition: Fine


Very handsome book with a sturdy pebbled black cover printed in bright gilt at face. Measures 8-1/2"x11" and has 126 pages of text followed by a lengthy, but unpaginated, photograoh album that equals it. There is a also a separate index laid-in which was written by William M. Robishaw. View more info

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A History of Bradford Vermont

By: Haskins, Harold W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Littleton, New Hampshire, Courier Printing Co.: 1968

Seller ID: 25788

Condition: Very Good


Beautifully clean book with handsome red boards showing no bumps or soil. No names or writing. Printed on qualty coated paper and amply illustrated with historical photographs. Striking pictorial black and white endpapers. Book was published at the request of the town at the 1966 Annual Meeting. 455 pages. Indexed. View more info

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The Stonington Chronology 1649-1976; Being a Year-by-Year Record of the American Way of Life in a Connecticut Town

By: Haynes, Williams

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chester, Connecticut, The Pequot Press: 1976

Edition: Bicentennial Edition

Seller ID: 23037HNK

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, crisp, clean volume. Pristine beige boards, very clean pages and page edges and no names or writing. Measures 8-1/2"x11". Illustrated with art protraits and black and white photographs. As the subtitle states, the town's history is related as it happened, year by year. 168 pages. View more info

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The William McKinley Story (Three Vintage McKinley Postcards Laid-in)

By: Heald, Edward Thornton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canton, Ohoio, Stark County Historical Society: 1964

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 23564

Condition: Vety Good


The book itself is very clean and nice with no spine crease and no names or writing. Pages are pristine and there are ample photographs throughout the 125 pages.plus index. The surprise are the three vintage postcards, all in good condition. Only one has a postmark with a date (1909) sent to Warren, Ohio and has a black and white image of the McKinley home in Canton, Ohio along with a photo of Mrs. McKinley. The third card shows the McKinley vault in West Lawn Cemetery... View more info

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The Browns of Providence Plantations; the Nineteenth Century (Volume II)

By: Hedges, James B.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Providence, Rhode Island, Brown University Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27395TB

Condition: Fine


Beautifully kept book woth pristine pagea and page edges. Ditto for boards which show no bumps. There is also no names or writing and no remainder mark. Dustjacket is likewise clean and has not been price-clipped. Only fault is a small closed tear to top front edge which is almost invisible. in y brand new mylar cover. This is volume II of a two volume set --volume I is the Browns of Providence Plantations: Colonial Years. Together the books trce the economic history of ... View more info

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The Indian Historian Magazine Volume I Number 1 Premier Issue December, 1967

By: Henry, Jeanette (editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, The American Indian Historical Society: 1967

Edition: Voume 1 No. 1

Seller ID: 24301

Condition: Very Good


Premier issue of a now scarce magazine. No mailing label and magazine is clean inside and out with just a touch of wear to crown and tail of spine. Illustrated in black and white with art. Articles include: The Meeting of Two Cultures at Christmas; American Indian Influence on Medicine and Pharmacology; Native Dances; The Art of the Indian in the Frame of Two Cultures; The Paintings of Frank Day; Our Inaccurate Textbooks; and Pre-Columbian Ridged Fields. Measures 8-1/2&#... View more info

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The Indian Historian Magazine Full Run 4 Issues, 1971

By: Henry, Jeanette (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, The American Indian Historical Society: 1971

Edition: Voume 1 No. 1

Seller ID: 24302

Condition: Very Good


Four very nice clean issues of a now scarce magazine, a full run for 1971. Mailing label present, but at back cover. Browning to one magazine at back cover along spine. Illustrated in black and white. Topics include, but are not limited to: mythology of the ancient Tlingit; a functional analysis of Cheyenne dress; Menominee termination; the anthropologist as Indian image-maker; death, burial and mourning among the Western Iroquois; the Eskimo seal hunt; the Maidu In... View more info

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Cannonsburg Reflections 1802-2002 (Pennsylvania)

By: Herron, James T. (editor)

Price: $56.95

Publisher: Cannonsburg, Pennsylvania, Cannonsburg Bicentennial Commission 2002: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED by Editor

Seller ID: 26004

Condition: Fine


Lovely clean book measuring 9"x11-1/4". Faux leather boards are very handsome with golden raised seal on front board. High quality momento of the town's 200th year birthday SIGNED by its editor. . Printed on nice quality glossy paper and illustrated with black and white photographs of historical interest. Much text also. 336 pages. View more info

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Cloth and Costume; 1750 to 1800 Cumberland Cpunty, Pennsylvania

By: Hersh, Tandy and Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Carlisle, PA, Cumberland County Historical Society: 1995

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 25680

ISBN: 0963892320

Condition: Fine


Beautiful, quality made book with orange cloth binding and black printing to face and spine.Very clean with no bumps to boards. Pages likewise pristine with no names or writing. Dustjacket is protected in mylar and shows just a tiny tear to lower spine. Printed on coated paper with many black and white photographs. Research from primary sources, including all estate inventories filed with the county, plus wills, deeds, advertisements., manuscripts, tax lists, indictment... View more info

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The Citizen's Companion ; The Voice of Civilian Reenacting (Volume VIII -- Full Run, Six issues)

By: Highes, Susan Lyons (editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Marietta, Ohio, 2001

Seller ID: 22094

Condition: Very Good


Not too commonly found on the secondary market -- six issues, a full run of Volume VIII covering April through December 2001. January is included in the last issue of Vol. VII which is why this appears to be lacking one. Fascinating information for historians and those involved in Civil War reenactment. Among the varied topics are these: the importanceo f quinene in the Antebellum South, planning a mid-19th century wedding, 19th century rug hooking, Civil War emigrants, ... View more info

The Public Records of the State of Connecticut From October, 1776 to February, 1778 Inclusive Volume I

By: Hoadly, Charles J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hartford, Connecticut, Lockwood & Brainard: 1894

Seller ID: 20811HNK

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean, tightly bound book. Dark blue embossed boards show mild wear to crown and spine and corners. A few tiny spots of foxing to title page and small half circle light stain in to top of gutter on a few pages at front. Rest of text very clean throughout. Rough-cut pages. 653 Pages. Indexed. View more info

Colorado Volunteers In New Mexico

By: Hollister, Ovando J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, R.R. Donnelley & Sons (Lakeside Press): 1962

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 24280

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 309 pages. Illustrated. The foreword offers a sort of "State... View more info

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The Civil War In 50 Objects

By: Holzer, Harold; New York Historical Society

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2013

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 23703

ISBN: 067001463X

Condition: Fin3


Very handsome book cared for by its previous owner. There are no bumps to boards, no tears or chips to the jacket, no names or writing, and no price-clip or remainder mark. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. The author worked with the New York Historical Society which helped him focus on 50 objects including such items as slave chain, daguerreotypes, a "John Brown" pike, a flag, a uniform, a painting, a snare drum and much more. It's sort of history meeti... View more info

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Men of Grit and Greatness; A Historical Account of Middleburg Township, Berea, Brook Park and Middleburgh Heights

By: Holzworth, W.F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25467A

Condition: Very Good


Only sign of previous library ownership is at back pastedown where there is a sticker and a card pocket stamped Withdrawn. Otherwise very clean and attractive with no toning and no writing to text. Book is illustrated with numerous historical photographs and has a map of Berea as front enpapers and photos of the city as the back. Much text too -- not just a picture book. 217 pages plus few pages of ads at back. Book measures 9"x11". View more info

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The Greene County Catskills: A History

By: Horne, Field

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Hensonville, New York, U.S.A., Black Dome Press: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 20868RC

ISBN: 1883789036

Condition: Near Fine


Very nice, clean book. Small corner crease at lower back and former owner's name written small at first page. Hard to find. Illustratd throughout in black and white with art and photographs. Book's publication sponsored by the Greene County Historical Society. Introduction by Mario Cuomo. 236 pages. View more info

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A Sense of Place: in Centerville and Washington Township

By: Houser, Howard R. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Centerville, Ohio, Centerville Historical Society / Landfall Press Inc.: 1986

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 27856

ISBN: 0913428590

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards.Pages and page edges pristine. Book measures 8-1/2" x 11-1/2" and has 230 pages including errata page. Illustrated throughout with maps and large black and white photographs. Among the historical topics are these: the first inhabitants, the first setltlers, early architecture, the Presbyterian Settlement, Woodbourne, The Ywnkee Settlement, the Qualkers, and the The Mill. View more info