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CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MILLBURY MASSACHUSETTS. INCLUDING VITAL STATISTICS, 1850 - 1899.
1 CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MILLBURY MASSACHUSETTS. INCLUDING VITAL STATISTICS, 1850 - 1899.
Millbury. Under the Direction of a Committee Appointed By the Town. 1915 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... [814pp]... SCARCE ORIGINAL FIRST EDITION...Black cloth binding, stamped, gilt lettering on spine... Frontispiece illustrated with B/W photograph of the Town Hall... Heavily illustrated with over 100 B/W photographs... Includes index... Contents include chapters on Topography, Indian History, Soldiers of the Colonial Struggles; of the Revolutionary War; and of the War of 1812, Millbury in the Civil War, Industries and Businesses, Biographies of Living People, Cemeteries, Genealogy, etc... Thick, heavy volume, additional shipping cost... 006279 
Price: 325.00 USD
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RECORDS OF OFFICERS AND MEN OF NEW JERSEY IN WARS, 1791 - 1815.
2 RECORDS OF OFFICERS AND MEN OF NEW JERSEY IN WARS, 1791 - 1815.
Trenton, NJ. State Gazette Publishing Co. 1909 Hard Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
...12, 63, 9, 9, 286, 17pp... Library binding in cloth, leather type label with gilt lettering... Compiled in the office of the Adjutant General... Published by authority of the Legislature, 1898 - 1903... Contents consisting of: Expedition against the Indians in 1791, Pennsylvania Insurrection in 1794, Naval War with France, 1798 - 1801, Naval War with Tripoli, Africa, 1801 - 1805, War with Great Britain, 1812 - 1815, and Naval War with Algiers, Africa, in 1815... From the New England Historic Genealogical Society Library with original library label... Includes index after each war... First two leaves partially broken from binding, but holding... Minor tears from use on edges of first few leaves... Clean interior... Solid binding... Heavy volume, additional shipping and handling will apply... 005672 
Price: 145.00 USD
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HISTORY OF BRAINTREE, MASSACHUSETTS (1639-1708) THE NORTH PRECINCT OF BRAINTREE (1708-1792) AND THE TOWN OF QUINCY (1792-1889)., Adams, Charles Francis.
3 Adams, Charles Francis. HISTORY OF BRAINTREE, MASSACHUSETTS (1639-1708) THE NORTH PRECINCT OF BRAINTREE (1708-1792) AND THE TOWN OF QUINCY (1792-1889).
Cambridge. Charles Francis Adams. 1891 Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... {365, 43pp}... Red cloth boards, gilt lettering on spine... Information included: Highways, Dwellings and Modes of Life, Population and Wealth, Social Life, etc... Bound with the article: "SOME PHASES OF SEXUAL MORALITY AND CHURCH DESCIPLINE IN COLONIAL NEW ENGLAND" by the same author... AUTHOR INSCRIBED BOOK TO EDWIN WILSON MARSH, A LIFETIME RESIDENT OF QUINCY, MA... EDITION LIMITED TO 50 COPIES, AUTHOR INDICATED ON PREFACE PAGE THIS IS NO. 30 WITH HIS INITIALS... Printed by the Riverside Press... Bookplate of William C. Edwards on inside front cover... Some ink marginalia...Indentation made on front cover 1/2" x 3"... 006004 
Price: 425.00 USD
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4 Austin, Jr. W. Wallce. TALES OF TAUNTON: INTERESTING INSIGHTS INTO TAUNTON'S PAST. A COLLECTION OF HISTORICAL PAPERS COMPILED FOR THE OCCASION OF THE 350TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF TAUNTON, MASSACHUSETTS.
San Diego, CA. R. W. Austin. 1989 First Edition Soft Cover As New 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... [viii, 112pp]... Grey paper wraps with B/W photograph on rear... Clean interior... Tight... A couple of penned numbers on rear wrap corner... 006334 
Price: 18.00 USD
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5 Bakker, Boudewijn et al. NEW NETHERLAND STUDIES: AN INVENTORY OF CURRENT RESEARCH AND APPROACHES.
Bohn, Scheltema & Holkema. 1985 First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
...181pp... Blue paper wraps... "Bulletin Knob, Tijdschrift van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Oudheidkundige Bond, Jaargang 84, Nummer 2/3, Juni 1985"... Text written in English and Dutch... Illustrated with B/W photographs, diagrams, maps, drawings, etc... Clean and bright interior... SIGNATURE OF HARRIET DYER ADAMS (1910 - ), ARTIST, ART HISTORIAN, GALLERY DIRECTOR, LIBRARIAN, AND AVID COLLECTOR OF FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT MATERIALS, FOUND ON FRONT WRAP... 005700 
Price: 40.00 USD
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HISTORY OF UTAH., Bancroft, Hubert Howe.
6 Bancroft, Hubert Howe. HISTORY OF UTAH.
San Francisco. The History Company. 1890 Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... [xlvii, 808pp]... Burgundy cloth binding, decoratively stamped, gilt lettering on spine... B/W illustrations throughout... Interior clean and bright... Bancroft "was an American historian and ethnologist who wrote, published and collected works concerning the western United States."... "Bancroft’s Works is Number 3 on the Zamorano list of 80 distinguished California books."... Spine recolored... Hinges cracked but stable... 007579 
Price: 95.00 USD
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7 Bardell, J. C. DE LUXE SOUVENIR VIEW BOOK. SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA.
San Francisco, CA. J. C. Bardell. 1943 Soft Cover Very Good 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall 
... Unpaginated... Stiff cardstock wrappers, illustrated... 50 DIFFERENT VIEWS... Illustrated with 50 B/W photographs with captions... With brief description of city on inside rear wrapper... Minor edgewear to right side of front wrapper... 007467 
Price: 19.50 USD
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8 Bloomingdale Bros. BLOOMINGDALES DIARY 1909 AND SOUVENIR COMMEMORATIVE OF THE OPENING OF THE QUEENSBORO BRIDGE 1901-1909.
New York. Bloomingdale Bros. 1909 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
... [350pp]... Dark green cloth binding, gilt illustration and lettering on front cover, lettering on spine... Rebacked using original covers and spine, new endpapers... Illustrated throughout with B/W photographs and advertisements.. In commemoration of the completion of the Queensboro Bridge, Bloomingdale Bros. published this volume, "giving interesting facts relative to [the Bridge], with a number of illustrations taken during the course of construction."... Other features of this book are: Illustrations of Notable Buildings and Scenes About Town, Full List of Theatres, Places of Interest, Subways, Tunnels, Monuments, Parks, Cab and Taxicab Rates, Street Directory, Calendar for 1909 and a 200 Year Calendar, Pages for Daily Diary, etc... SCARCE... Corner of back cover replaced, mild discoloring to back cover... 007580 
Price: 295.00 USD
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9 Bookbinder, Judith Arlene. MARGARET SUTERMEISTER: CHRONICLING SEEN AND UNSEEN WORLDS. 1894-1909.
Milton, MA. The Milton Historical Society. 1993 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... [52pp]... Stiff card covers with portrait of Sutermeister on front... Clean and tight... Illustrated with Sutermeister's photographs of Milton, Mass... SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR TWICE... 007086 
Price: 19.75 USD
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10 Colby, Virginia Reed; Atkinson, James B. FOOTPRINTS OF THE PAST: IMAGES OF CORNISH, NEW HAMPSHIRE & THE CORNISH COLONY.
Concord, NH New Hampshire Historical Society 1996 0915916223 / 9780915916221 Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
... [xiii, 525pp]... Cream cloth covered bindin with black lettering on front cover and spine... Illustrated with several B/W and COLOR photographs... Clean interior... Burgundy DJ in protective mylar, illustrated in color... "...a beautiful book about a time and a place that nurtured the creative spirit in many significant American artists... This book brings together for the first time the biographies and stories about hundreds of Cornish Colony artists, writers, musicians, and philosophers whose creative impulses have shaped American art and culture since the mid-nineteenth century."... 007247 
Price: 95.00 USD
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OTHER HALF OF OLD NEW ORLEANS, Coulter, Merton
11 Coulter, Merton OTHER HALF OF OLD NEW ORLEANS
Louisiana Louisana State University Press 1939 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good + 8vo 
...[107pgs.]...FIRST EDITION..."SKETCHES OF CHARACTERS AND INCIDENTS FROM THE RECORDER'S COURT OF NEW ORLEANS IN THE EIGHTEEN FORTIES AS REPORTED IN THE "PICAYUNE."...INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR....Light soiling to DJ...Brown cloth boards with brown lettering...Illustrated...A NICE CLEAN COPY... 006580 
Price: 145.00 USD
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VIRGINIA ILLUSTRATED: CONTAINING A VISIT TO THE VIRGINIAN CANAAN, AND THE ADVENTURES OF PORTE CRAYON AND HIS COUSINS., Crayon, Porte (David H. Strother).
12 Crayon, Porte (David H. Strother). VIRGINIA ILLUSTRATED: CONTAINING A VISIT TO THE VIRGINIAN CANAAN, AND THE ADVENTURES OF PORTE CRAYON AND HIS COUSINS.
New York. Harper & Brothers 1857 Hard Cover Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
... [ix, 300, 4pp]... Brown cloth covered boards, decoratively stamped, gilt lettering on spine... ILLUSTRATED WITH MANY B/W WOOD ENGRAVINGS... Original brown cloth rubbed and frayed along edge, light scattered foxing... (HOWES S1084)... 007609 
Price: 110.00 USD
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13 Damrell & Moore and George Coolidge. BOSTON ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1852.
Boston. B. B. Mussey & Co. 1852 First Edition. Hard Cover Very Good - Fine 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall 
... [168pp]... Dark brown cloth binding, decoratively stamped, gilt image and lettering on front cover... NUMBER 17... LARGE COLORED FOLDING MAP OF BOSTON, small tape marks... Illustrated with B/W woodcuts... Penciled entries written in old hand in diary portion... 007588 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14 Damrell & Moore and George Coolidge. BOSTON ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1856.
Boston John P. Jewett & Co. 1856 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Fine 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall 
... [240pp]... Dark brown cloth binding, decoratively stamped, gilt lettering on front cover... NUMBER 21... LARGE FOLDING MAP OF BOSTON... COLORED GOLD LEAF ADS INSIDE COVERS... Illustrated throughout with B/W woodcuts... Penciled entries written in old hand in diary portion... 007591 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15 Damrell & Moore and George Coolidge. BOSTON ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1860.
Boston Brown, Taggard & Chase 1860 First Edition Hard Cover Good + 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall 
... [255pp]... Brown cloth binding, textured, gilt lettering on front cover... NUMBER 25... VG FOLDING MAP OF BOSTON... Illustrated throughout with B/W woodcuts... Penciled entries written in old hand in diary portion... Mottled cover... Front cover cracked... 007592 
Price: 30.00 USD
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16 Dickinson, S. N. BOSTON ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1844.
Boston Thomas Groom & Co. 1844 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall 
... [178pp]... Olive cloth binding, decoratively stamped, gilt lettering and image on front cover... NUMBER 9, VOLUME 2... 2 DECORATIVELY EMBOSSED AD CARDS ON INSIDE FRONT AND BACK COVERS... Map of the Hudson River... Penciled entries written in old hand in diary portion... 007595 
Price: 38.00 USD
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17 Dickinson, S. N. BOSTON ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1848.
Boston B. B. Mussey & Co. 1848 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall 
... [189pp]... Dark green cloth binding, decoratively stamped, gilt lettering on front cover... NUMBER 13, VOLUME 4... 8 FOLD-MAP OF CITY OF BOSTON... B/W woodcut of Mount Auburn Chapel... Penciled entries written in old hand in diary portion... 007598 
Price: 42.00 USD
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18 Dickinson, S. N. BOSTON ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1849.
Boston B.B. Mussey & Co. And Thomas Groom. 1849 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall 
... [214pp]... Brown cloth binding, decoratively stamped, gilt lettering and image on front cover... NUMBER 14, VOLUME 5... LARGE FOLDING MAP OF BOSTON... MULTIPLE AD CARDS... Illustrated throughout with B/W woodcuts... 2 small Scotch tape marks on map... Penciled entries written in old hand in diary portion... 007599 
Price: 45.00 USD
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19 Drake, Samuel G. HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF BOSTON, THE CAPITAL OF MASSACHUSETTS AND METROPOLIS OF NEW ENGLAND, FROM ITS SETTLEMENT IN 1630, TO THE YEAR 1770. ALSO, AN INRODUCTORY HISTORY OF THE DISCOVERY AND SETTLEMENT OF NEW ENGLAND.
Boston. Luther Stevens. 1856 Three-Quarter Leather Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
... [x, 840pp]... Black leather spine and corners, marbled paper covered boards, raised spine bands, gilt lettering on red leather spine compartment... HEAVILY ILLUSTRATED WITH B/W FOLDING PLANS, ENGRAVED PORTRAITS, PLUS INSETS... Includes appendix and index... The author was an eminent American antiquarian who, fond of literary pursuits, went to Boston where he established an antiquarian bookstore, the first of its kind in the United States, and devoted himself to the study of early United States history. He also was one of the founders of the New England Historic Genealogical Society... Interior is clean and bright... Book weight is approx. 5 lbs, additional shipping and handling will apply... FROM THE FRANK C. DEERING COLLECTION... 007420 
Price: 375.00 USD
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20 Esarey, Logan. HISTORY OF INDIANA FROM ITS EXPLORATION TO 1850.
Indianapolis. W. K. Stewart Co. 1915 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... [ix, 515pp]... Dark blue cloth binding, stamped, gilt lettering on spine... ILLUSTRATED WITH 15 B/W MAPS... Interior is clean and bright... NOT EX-LIBRARY... Untrimmed... Front hinge starting at top... 007571 
Price: 48.00 USD
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