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Lone Scouts of America: First Degree, Second Degree, Third Degree, Fourth Degree

By: No Author Stated

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Chicago, Lone Scouts of America:

Seller ID: 28033

Condition: Good-plus Condition


These four booklets taught young boys all manner of subjects -- first aid, Indian crafts, natural history, astronomy and more. The Lone Scouts were loosely organized, as membership did not hinge on adult leadership. Many kids lived in rural areas and were truly lone scouts. All you had to do was sign up through the mail and you could obtain the various publications and other items. In 1924, however, the loners merged with the Boy Scouts. The strong Native American influence was that of the works of Ernest Thompson Seton. Booklets measure 4" x 6" and have a cumulative 223 page count. Booklets a... View more info

From the Age That Is Past: A History

By: Ormonde De Kay

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York City, Harvard Club of New York City: 1994

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 30297B

Condition: Fine


Very nice clean book with no names or writing and no defect. The book measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/2" and has 490 pages including an index of alumni names. The history of the Harvard Club of New York City tells its strory with both prose and photos. There's also a letter inside the book written by Charles T. Lee on Havard Club stationery. The story begins with "The Club Is Launched 1865-1866" through the pages to the "The Age That Is Waiting Before (1993-94)." View more info

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The Shakers and Their Homes; A Concise History of the Unicted Society of Believers Called shakers

By: Robinson, Charles Edson.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Somersworth, New Hampshire, Shaker Village Inc./ New Hampshire Publishing Company: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 25751DH

Condition: Fine


Crisp beautiful book, reprinted from original which appeared in 1893, written at a time when the number of Shakers were dwindling rapidly. Book tiself is without fault and has no names ow r writing. Dustjacket shows a tiny teae to crown of spine, but this is only faintly visible in brand new mylar cover. Pritned on very nice paper and illustrated with photographs and art throughout. 134 pages covering anicient communal living, the origin of Shakerism, the birth, life and and death of Mother Ann Lee, immigration and hardships, community, music and dance in liturgy, and much more. covers aspe... View more info

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In the Workers' Interest: A History of the Ohio Afl-Cio, 1958-1998

By: Van Tine, Warren; Slanicka, C.J.; Jordan, Sandra; Pierce, Michael

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A., Center for Labor Research: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25061

ISBN: 0966628403

Condition: Fine


Very clean, attractive book with no names or writing and no tears or chips to jacket which is protected by brand new mylar cover. Former owner's name and date written at upper front corner of front free endpaper only fault. A scarce book printed on coated paper and illustrated with black and white photographs. Measures 6"x8-1/2" and has 220 pages. View more info

The Duquesne Club A Hundred Years Old and Still Growing

By: Vondas, Jerry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, The Duquesne Club: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25641DH

Condition: Fine


Book and its plastic jacket are both pristine with no defects of note. Inside plastic cover is a message from Secretary Gurdon Flagg which came with the book and was issued Noveber 16, 1981 to commemorate the anniversary of the club's formation signed by Henry Clay Frick. Book measures 7"x10" and is beautifully made with red cloth boards and striking full page photographs, some historical, others in full color. Includes a history and a list of officers and directors over the century. Unpaginated. Very handsome keepsake of a Pittsburgh treasure, founded by the greatest industrialists o... View more info

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The Elks Magazine May 1927

By: William Cody/Buffalo Bill; Babe Ruth; Ty Cobb

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Benevolent Abd Protective Order of the Elks: 1927

Seller ID: 18925K

Condition: Good-plus


Great issue in good solid condition with a few faults. Toning to paper at upper right corner, one small tear to upper edge mended with non browning archival tape, light soiling at back and a small hole (tear mended with archival tape) at margin of masthead page. Otherwise tightly bound with clean, bright pages.Cover shows painting of William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill) to kick off part I of a long article about him. Other articles include story on baseball with action photos of Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb and other greats of the day and a long piece on the Indianapolis 500. Also, a fun (lengthy) literary qu... View more info

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The Tavern

By: Wood, James MacPherson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cleveland Ohio, The Tavern Club: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24670

Condition: Fine in VG Slipcase


A very handsome book which is quite scarce. Green cloth boards with matching green slipscase. Only fault to all is one small errant black mark from a pen on reverse side of slipcase. Tells with colorful prose the story of The Tavern Club from the laying of its cornerstone in Cleveland on June 11, 1904 to the 21st century where at last writing it still celebrated the Y chromsome, drinking, and the Republican party. Measures 7-1/2"x11" View more info

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Sixty Years of Southwestern Archaeology: A History of the Pecos Conference

By: Woodbury, Richard B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Univ of New Mexico Press: 1993

Seller ID: 27061TB

ISBN: 0826314112

Condition: Fine


Beautiful, crisp book which appears unread. Only fault is a stamp to upper corner of front free endpaper bearing the names of the former owners. We will provide a brand new bookplate to use, or not, at buyer's discretion. Jacket will also arrive in brand new mylar cover.. The Pecos Conference of 1927 was the first regional archaeological conference to be held in the United States. Year after year it continued with no dues, no permanent officers, no treasury and no headquarters and yet prounfoundly infleunced the field of archaeology. illustrated with black and white photographs. View more info