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THE REVISED ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: CHICAGO, EDUCATIONAL PUBLISHING: 1891

Edition: REVISED

Seller ID: 7332

Condition: FAIR


THE COMPLETE 2O VOL SET OF THE REVISED ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITTANNICA ADAPTED FROM THE NINTH EDITION ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA FOR THE USE OF AMERICAN READERS TO WHICH IS ADDED ABOUT FOUR THOUSAND BIOGRAPHIES OF DISTINGUISHED PEOPLE . MANY FOLD OUT COLOR MAPS BUT NO ILLUSTRATIONS , CONDITION RANGE FROM FAIR TO VERY GOOD , SOME WEAR ON , SPINES SOME FOXING AN INTERESTING 128 YEAR OLD SET View more info

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Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames With Special American Instances

By: Bardsley, Charles Wareing

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Genealogical Publsiohign Co. Inc,.: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23470

Condition: Very Good


Book is very clean and bright with pristine red cloth binding and bright gilt on face and spine. Book is a library cull with very little evidence of its origin. There is one neat, small stamp which reads "Discard:" on the bottom of the text block, a plastic strip with numbers on the copyright page and a very light shadow at the back cover in the upper outer corner with no stickiness and no residue. There is also a nice book plate affixed to the back paste-down from another previous owner Book measures 6-1/2" x 9-1/2" and has 837 pages. View more info

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Early Printed Books to the End of the Sixteenth Century; A Bibliography of Bibliographies

By: Besterman, Theodore

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gevena Switzerland, Societas Bibliographica: 1961

Edition: Second Revised & Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 26091TB

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book with just a touch of wear to upper front corner. Nice title box label on spine and the original bill of sale laid-in made out to the previous owner whose name is stamped on the front pastedown. He also stamped the date he bought it and then across the gutter on the front free endpaper he stamped the day he let it go. There's also evidence of an erasure there and a stamp on the title page which says Editioral Library Johnson Reprint Company. Book is a corrected and expanded second edition covering various subjects and from different countries. There are also indices at ... View more info

Character Sketches of Romance Fiction and Drama (8 Volume set)

By: Brewer, Rev. E. Cobham

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, Selmar Hess: 1902

Seller ID: 18499

Condition: Very Good


Lovely set-- leather at corners and spine. Dark brown with gilt printing to faces and spines. Contents pristine with no cracking to hinges, no names or writing and bright gilt to all edges. Books are quite large with each volume measuring 9-1/4"x12". There is a small bit of corner wear in spots and a bit of wear at spines, but overall this is a set that was well cared for by it's previous owner -- in fact, it It appears that he has applied a leather dressing Books were published as a new version of the original "Reader's Handbook of Allusions, References, Plots and Stories" b... View more info

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WESTERN PENNSYLVANIANS A WORK FOR NEWSPAPEREONALIBRARY REFERENCE

By: CHARLES ROOK EDITOR

Price: $65.00

Publisher: PITTSBURGH PA., WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA BIOGRAPHICAL ASSOCIATION: 1923

Seller ID: 7457

Condition: VERY GOOD


PHOTO AND BIO ON A GREAT MANY WELL PLACED BUSINESS MEN IN WESTERN PA. IN THE MID 1920'S MEN LIKE HOWARD HEINZ , ANDREW MELLON , CHARLES SCHWAB , HENRY WESTINGHOUSE AND MANY OTHER MOVERS AND SHAKERS OF THE DAY IN THE PRECOMPUTER AGE THIS COULD BE AN IMPORTANT TOOL FOR WRITERS AND RESEARCHERS COVER SHOWS MINOR CORNER WEAR ,OTHER WISE VERY GOOD CONDITION View more info

Ohio Lands South of the Indian Boundary Line

By: Clark, Marie Taylor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chillicothe, Ohio, Marie Taylor Clark: 1984

Seller ID: 27809

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book with no names or writing and no spine crease. Measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 141 pages. Very hard to find. Book consists of records and information helpful for historians and genealogists. Included are the following: Virginia Military District Land Owners Prior to 1821; United States Military Land Owners Prior to 1821; Tax Lists for 1800, 1801, 1803 ans 1804 for southern Ohio; History of Ross County Boundary Lines 1798-1850 with map illustrations; History of the Virginia Military District; and VMD Survey Numbers and Owners' Names primarily in Ross County. View more info

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Colt Peacemaker Encyclopedia (One Vol. A-Z)

By: Cochran, Keith

Price: $60.00

Publisher: U.S.A., K. Cochran: 1986

Seller ID: 27889

ISBN: 0936259035

Condition: Fine


Book itself is in excellent condition. Pristine pages and page edges, handsome brown boads with bright gilt and no names or writing. Dustjacket shows no tears or chips, but does show a few small stains to plain brown back and a fainy shadow at front from a price sticker (see photos). Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Book is a stand-alone volume which covers topics from A to Z. It measures 8-1/2" x 10-1/4" and has 434 pages. Handomely illsutrated with black and white photographs throughout. View more info

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

By: Espositio, John L.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2001

Edition: Reprint (1995 original)

Seller ID: 20694

ISBN: 0195148037

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp, beautiful, uncirculated books confined to reference room. Though ex-library, this is as good as it gets. There is just ONE stamp to exterior top edge of text block on each volume. Otherwise pristine with no cover lift, no spine creasing, so stamps or marks. Books have halso been laminated in clear plastic so very sturdy. Comprehensive coverage on all facets of Muslim social and religious life in 750 articles grouped into five categories: Islam thought and practice; Islam and politics; Muslim communities and societies; Islam and society; and Islamic studies. A massive amount of material... View more info

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George Eliot; A Reference Guide

By: Fulmer, Constance Marie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Mass., G.K. Hall: 1977

Seller ID: 25930TB

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean reference title of interest to Eliot collectors and/or academics. Material divided into five detailed indexes: Writing about Geroge Eliot 1858-1971; George Eliot's Works; Title Index to Writing About George Eliot and Her Work; Author Index to Wrtings About George Eliot and Her Work; and Subject Index to Secondary Writings. 247 pages. Only fault is former owner's name written at top of front free end paper. View more info

Encyclopedia Of Disasters; Environmental Catastropes and Human Tragedies; Two Volume Set

By: Gunn, Angus M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Westport, Connecticut, Greenwood Press: 2008

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 18327

ISBN: 0313340021

Condition: Near Fine


Very nice copies -- look almost new were it not for a plain white BLANK bookplate ornamented at edges in black affixed to front pastedown of both volumes. Pages and page edges very white, no bumps to boards, and no names or writing. Laminated pictorials boards are designed with dustjackets. A history of disasters through the ages beginning with the supervolcanoe in Toba, Indonesia in 74000 B.C. to the Greensburg, Kansas tornado of 2007. Includes other sorts of disaster as well as weather related such as the plague, the bombing of Hiroshima, the Teton Dam collapse of 1976, Chernobyl, 9/11 -- ev... View more info

Rescue, A Handbook of Remedial Reading Techniques For the Classroomn Teacher

By: Hall, Nancy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stevensville, Michigan: Educational Service Inc. 1969:

Seller ID: 5561


Stiff Wraps. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued. No Edition Stated, Likely First. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Stiff boards are spiral ringed to lie flat for easy readaibility and reference. Very clean and nice. Only defect of note is former owner's name has been clipped from title page. Illustrated with sample problems and simple line drawings and charts. Begins with a glossary of terms, then advances to exercises for students who reverse letters, are confused by look-alike letters and do not study words carefully, as well as a discussion of morale and phonics. Concludes with language activit... View more info

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Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824-1900 VOLUME II

By: Houghton, Walter E.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press: 1972

Seller ID: 25107

ISBN: 0710075014

Condition: Very Good


Clean, tightly bound book. Former oner's small label affixed to top of front free endpaper for which we will provide a brand new bookplate to use, or not, at buyer's discretion. Esges of text block lightly toned as is spine of jacket which is otherwise without fault and handsome in brand new mylar. Measures 7-1/4"x10: and has 1221 pages in just this volume. A comprehensive guide which is especially useful for its recognition of the authors of various articles who were published anonymously as wa s the wont of the times. View more info

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Wars of the Americas; A Chronology of Armed Conflict in the Western Hemisphere

By: Marley, David F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, ABC-Clio: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition, 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 18756A

ISBN: 0874368375

Condition: Fine


Very nice, clean oversized book -- no bumps to black boards, no names or writing and no tears or chips to jacket which will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. Book measures 9"x11-1/4" and has 722 pages. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Organized chronologically beginning with Columbus. Covers thousands of specific battles, conflicts between Europeans and Native Americans,wars between European powers, wars of independence throughout the New World, civil wars, and wars between nations of the Americas. View more info

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Rand McNally Ideal Atlas

By: No Aauthor Stated

Price: $95.00

Publisher: USA, Rand McNally: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27282DH-A

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean oversized book measuring 11"x14". Tightly bound with no names or writing. Front board is a bit mottled and both boards show a few small wear spots at top edge .Corners are a bit soft, but not creased. Book is an atlas of the world, but with a strong emphasis on the United States. Maps are in color and there are also color photographs accompaning informational articles about the individual states. Also includes charts showing such things as religions of the world. View more info

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Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Newsletters: Part 1, Newsletters c1564-1667 and Related Papers c1607-1794 From the Public Record Office

By: No Author

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, Adam Matthew Publications: 2002

Seller ID: 27043TB

ISBN: 1857112407

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book which shows no spine crease and no names or writing. Measures 6"x8-1/4" and has 124 pages printed on quality coated paper. Book is a reference tool to provide information on the items available -- it is NOT the papers themselves. Covers Paris, Venice, Madrid, Brussels, The Hague and Zurich, as well as newsletters of Viscount Scudamore (Charles I's ambassador to Paris (1635-1639), Edmund Rossingham, John Pory, John Flower, James Scudamore, Henry Herbert and Roger Palmer. 123 pages. View more info

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Wadsworth, Ohio Con Survey City Directory 1946

By: No Author

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wadsworth, Ohio, Ohio Mullin-Kille Co. and News-Banner: 1946

Seller ID: 27454

Condition: Very Good


Clean, tightly bound book which offers a picture of the town in 1946. The book is clean and tightly bound with just a bit of exterior wear and a page that browned due to a small page bound in. Measures just 6-1/2" x 9-1//4" and has 290 pages. Wonderful for genealogy, but also a nice Ohio collectible. There's several sections -- a business directory and phone number service and a telephone directory for private citizens. View more info

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New Linguistic and Exegetical Key to the Greek New Testament, The

By: Rogers Jr., Cleon L.; Rogers III, Cleon L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Zondervan: 1998

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 27363

ISBN: 0310201756

Condition: Near Fine


Very nice clean book with sharp corners and pristine pages and page edges. No names or writing. Laminated boards, most likely issued without jacket. Book makes tackling the Greek New Testament much easier than in the past.; Provides lexical, grammatical, and exegetical information easily. Measures 7-1/2"x9-1/2" . Not paginated. View more info

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Shakespeare Index: An Annotated Bibliography of Critical Articles on the Plays 1859-1983 (Two Volume Set)

By: Sajdak, Bruce T. (editor)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Millwood, New York, Kraus International Publications: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27165TB

Condition: Near Fine


Two handsome volumes -- very clean and nice with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Books measure 7"x10-1/2" and have a collective 1765 pages. Volume I is the Citations and Author Index and Volume II contains the Character, Scene, and Subject indexes. View more info

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Official Roster III Soldiers of the American Revolution Who Lived in the State of Ohio

By: Smith, Mabel Curry; Johnson. Hilda Musgrove (compilers)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ohio, Daughters of the American Revolution of the State of Ohio: 1959

Seller ID: 24259PL

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book with unbumped bue boards which show only a small bit of wear to tail of spine. Pages are very clean and there are no names or writing. Printed on quality coated paper. An excellent reference which lists Ohio Revolutionary War soldiers alphabetically, includes their county of origin, and provides as much biographical material as possible which In some cases is quite considerable. Book has 448 pages including index. View more info

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Cleveland: A Chronological and Documentary History, 1760-1976

By: Vexler, R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dobbs Ferry, New York, Oceana Publishing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25560

ISBN: 0379006049

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean, attractive book with no wear to cover -- pages and page edges pristine, as are orange boards. No names or writing. Text divided into two sections -- the historical chronology and a gathering of improitant documents.153 pages. Indexed. View more info