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1 CELEBRATED COLLECTION OF AMERICANA FORMED BY THE LATE THOMAS WINTHROP STREETER, MORRISTOWN, NEW JERSEY, VOLUME ONE.
New York Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc. 1966 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
...[431pp]... Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on front cover and spine... Illustrated with B/W plates... STREETER SEAL ON INSIDE FRONT COVER... Hammer prices in ink... Discovery and exploration, atlases, New France, Spanish southwest, Mexico, the Mexican War, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Indian territory and Oklahoma... Spine lightly sunned... 005885 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Tucker's Hotel Register. Peterboro, N. H.
2 Tucker's Hotel Register. Peterboro, N. H.
Peterboro, N.H. 1886 Half-Leather Good + Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall 
...HOTEL GUEST REGISTER...UNPAGINATED BUT INCLUDES HUNDREDS OF GUEST SIGNATURES DURING THE PERIOD AUGUST,1886 THROUGH MARCH, 1887...OPPOSITE EACH PAGE OF SIGNATURES IS A REPETITVE FULL PAGE OF ADS FROM THE NORTHEAST, EACH AD MEASURING 3" x 3" AND SOME ARE ILLUSTRATED...PROFESSIONALLY REBACKED LEATHER SPINE WITH ORIGINAL BOARDS ...FIRST TWELVE PAGES LIST ALL THE HOTELS IN THE U.S. WHICH SUBSCRIBE TO THE "AMERICAN HOTEL GUIDE"...MARBLED ENDPAPERS WITH THE AD PLATE OF MAYNARD, GOUGH & CO. ADVERTISING HOTEL REGISTERS...Corners worn. 002584 
Price: 375.00 USD
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3 Bowers, Q. David. MOXIE ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOLUME I: THE HISTORY.
Vestal, New York. Vestal Press. 1985 0911572430 / 9780911572438 First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
...760pp... COLOR illustrated wraps... Heavily illustrated with B/W photographs... Includes index... Minor flaws only to wraps... SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR... Clean inside... 005307 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 Bumgardner, Georgia B. (Compiler). AMERICAN BROADSIDES. SIXTY FACSIMILIES DATED 1680 TO 1800 REPRODUCED FROM ORIGINALS IN THE AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY.
Barre, MA Imprint Society 1971 75-142581 Hard Cover Very Good Folio 
....Unpaginated....LIMITED EDITION....OF 1950 COPIES PRINTED, THIS IS NUMBER 1642....Brown Cloth Boards with Blue Spine....GILT LETTERING ON SPINE....BOOKPLATE OF WILLIAM GUTHMAN ON FRONT ENDPAPER....FROM THE W. H. GUTHMAN COLLECTION....Modest wrinkling of pages throughout...Book weighs approximately 3.5 lbs.....Lacks slipcase... Shipping Charges to be determined.... 008122 
Price: 18.00 USD
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5 Burnap, George W. MISCELLANEOUS WRITINGS OF GEORGE BURNAP.
Baltimore John Murphy 1845 First Edition. Hard Cover Good 8vo 
...[343 pgs., plus 4 pgs. ads.]...FIRST EDITION...COLLECTED AND REVISED BY THE AUTHOR...Stamped cloth boards, worn and faded, with gilt lettering and design on spine also worn and faded...Spine ends chipped...Uncommon title... 005403 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 Dobie, J. Frank Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest
Dallas Southern Methodist University Press 1952 Hard Cover Very Good Good + 8vo 
...viii, 222pp...REVISED AND ENLARGED IN BOTH KNOWLEDGE AND WISDOM...ILLUSTRATED...SECOND EDITION...Spine sunned on D.J.. Edges lightly worn. 001352 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Franklin, Benjamin, Bridgewater, Dorothy W., Cohn, Ellen R. B. Franklin, Wit.
New York Unknown. 1957 Hard Cover Fine 12mo 
...32PP...PUBLISHED AS A SOUVENIR OF THE CELEBRATION OF PRINTING WEEK IN NEW YORK, 1957, THE 251ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, PRINTER...PRIVATELY PRINTED...ILLUSTRATED. 002317 
Price: 14.00 USD
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AMERICAN TRAMP AND UNDERWORLD SLANG., Godfrey, Irwin (Edited By).
8 Godfrey, Irwin (Edited By). AMERICAN TRAMP AND UNDERWORLD SLANG.
New York Sears Publishing Co. 1971 Hard Cover Very Good - 8vo 
...Words and Phrases used by Hoboes, Tramps, Migratory Workers and those on the Fringes of Society, With their Uses and Origins...With a Number of Tramp Songs...264pp...Maroon Cloth Boards...Covers are somewhat rubbed in spots...No publication date but circa 1971...Minor age-toning...Hinges starting but holding...With a Terminal Essay on American Slang In It's Relation to English Thieves' Slang by Eric Partridge...Partridge was a noted New Zealand/British lexicographer of the English languate, particularly its' slang, and is the author of over 40 books...TEXT IS CLEAN...a GOOD COPY of a Hard-to-find book.... 005618 
Price: 125.00 USD
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9 Hale, Mrs. Sarah Josepha SKETCHES OF AMERICAN CHARACTER
Boston Russell, Odiorne & Co. 1833 Fourth Edition. Hard Cover Good 16mo 
...[267 pgs.]...FOURTH EDITION...AUTHOR WAS AN ACCOMPLISHED WRITER AND EDITOR OF THE" LADIES" MAGAZINE IN BOSTON...Engraved frontis...Topics include Walter Wilson, Ann Ellsworth, William Forbes, etc...Leather spine(chipped at ends) with paper covered boards(very chipped and worn)... Hinges cracked but holding and there is a 2" split at top of front cover... 005402 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Holland, J.G. Scribner's Monthly. An Illustrated Magazine For the People. Vol. VIII. From May, 1874, To October, 1874.
New York Scribner & Co. 1874 Three-Quarter Leather Very Good 8vo 
...iv, 764pp...MAY - OCTOBER...ILLUSTRATED... MAPS...INCLUDES AUTHORS SUCH AS HENRY JAMES, JULES VERNE, HARRIET PRESCOTT SPOFFORD, BENJAMIN TAYLOR, ETC...Some staining to first few pages but does not affect text. 002181 
Price: 39.00 USD
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Roycroft Birthday Book. A Selection of Epigrams Chiefly From The Writings of Elbert Hubbard., Hubbard, Elbert
11 Hubbard, Elbert Roycroft Birthday Book. A Selection of Epigrams Chiefly From The Writings of Elbert Hubbard.
East Aurora, N.Y. The Roycroft Shops 1924 Soft Cover Good + 8vo 
...160PP...FIRST EDITION...FRONTIS SKETCH OF AUTHOR...RED FLORAL BORDER ON EVERY PAGE...Scuffing on spine and edges... Small chip at spine base...STAMPED COVER WITH GILT TITLE...T.E.G. 002465 
Price: 90.00 USD
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12 Morrison, Shelly (Compiled and Edited By). TEXANA & WESTERN AMERICANA CATALOGUE PRICES, VOLUME 17-1999. PRICED ENTRIES FOR TEXANA AND WESTERN AMERICANA OFFERED FOR SALE IN 1999.
Austin, Texas W. M. Morrison Books. 2000 Soft Cover As New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... [x, 278pp]... Stiff paper wrappers with brown cloth spine... Includes books, pamphlets, maps, documents, photographs, government documents, broadsides, manuscripts, newspapers, magazines and journals, etc... 007527 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Storm, Colton. (compiled by). Catalogue of The Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana.
Chicago. University of Chicago Press. 1968 Hard Cover Near Fine. Very Good 4to 
...xxv, 854pp...Published for the Newberry Library...FIRST EDITION...RED CLOTH BOARDS WITH GILT LETTERING ON SPINE...FRONTIS PORTRAIT OF GRAFF...ILLUSTRATED DJ WITH PROTECTIVE PLASTIC COVER...Some shelfwear to DJ....Standard Reference...BOOK IS TIGHT, BRIGHT & CLEAN!! 002193 
Price: 19.95 USD
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ATLANTIC SOUVENIR:  A CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S GIFT., Unknown
14 Unknown ATLANTIC SOUVENIR: A CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S GIFT.
New York Leavitt & Allen. 1943 Hard Cover Good + 8vo 
...263pp...1 additional page with a poem entitled "Guess My Name!"...FULL LEATHER...RED LEATHER COVER... EXTREMELY ORNATE GILT DECORATED COVERS & SPINE... ALL EDGES ARE GILT. VERY COLORFUL & DECORATIVE TITLE PAGE... SEVERAL PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATIONS WITHIN... No publication date but inscription on presentation page (preceding title page) is dated December 1943...Book edges slighty chipped and worn, some foxing within... Corners are bumped.. Previous owners' name & address on fep. 000788 
Price: 150.00 USD
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15 Unknown. ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, SHOWING THE OPERATIONS, EXPENDITURES, AND CONDITION OF THE INSTITUTION FOR THE YEAR 1865.
Washington. Government Printing Office 1866 Hard Cover. Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
...496pp... Dark green cloth boards, stamped, gilt lettering on spine... Includes such important essays as "The Aurora Borealis, or Polar Light: Its Phenomena and Laws" by Elias Loomis & "Palafittes, or Lacustrian Constructions of the Lake of Neuchatel" by E. Desor... Illustrated with several B/W engravings... Spine cracked in middle of volume, but holding... Moderate foxing and toning... Light wear to boards... 005445 
Price: 60.00 USD
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16 Unknown. REPUBLICAN CENTENNIAL- PHILADELPHIA, DECEMBER, 1874- VOL. I, NO. 12.
USA Agents of the National Life INS. CO. 1874 Wraps Very Good + Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
...About 20pp...Monthly periodical...J. HENRY SMYTHE, EDITOR...Illustrated with B/W drawings...Pages are clean and bright...B/W ADVERTISEMENTS COVER FRONT AND BACK ENDPAPERS...Christmas themed...Includes poems and short stories...A SONG "THE UNFINISHED PRAYER" BY FRANK H. THOMSON FOUND AT END OF PAPER...Cover has small chips...Wear for its age... 004174 
Price: 40.00 USD
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17 Weeks, Lyman Horace and Edwin M. Bacon Historical Digest of the Provincial Press. Massachusetts Series. Volume One.
Boston The Society for Americana 1911 Hard Cover Fine 8vo 
...564PP...ILLUSTRATED...FRONTISPIECE...TIGHT, BRIGHT AND CLEAN COVER...REPRODUCTIONS OF RARE EPHEMERA...PERSONAL AND HISTORIC REFERENCE RELATING TO AMERICAN AFFAIRS PRINTED IN THE NEWSPAPERS. 002518 
Price: 60.00 USD
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