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Argyle, My Argyle
1 Argyle, My Argyle
Argyle, NY The Argyle History Group 1998 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Various 
White cover with photos. A wonderful compilation of information about Argyle, Washington County, New York from several authors. Sections include, among others, Pre-History, Argyle Patent, The 19th Century, Churches, Schools, Organizations, Business, Places, Wartime, Farm Life, Families, People, Memories. Includes many photographs. Rare. ; Map, Photos; p 
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In Service to American Pharmacy The Professional Life of William Procter, Jr.
2 In Service to American Pharmacy The Professional Life of William Procter, Jr.
Tuscaloosa, AL The University of Alabama Press 1992 1st Thus; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
As new in shrink wrap. Rare.The position of the pharmacist in the structure of health care in the United States evolved during the middle half of the 19th century, roughly from the founding of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 1821 to the passage of meaningful pharmaceutical legislation in the 1870s. Higby examines the professional life of William Procter, Jr., generally regarded as the “Father of American Pharmacy,” and follows the development of American pharmacy through four decades of Procter’s professional commitment to the field. 
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3 Portland by the Sea
Agusta, Me Katahdin Publishing Co 1926 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover with gold print. Handsome book. Fully indexed. 
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4 The Complete Angler, or Contemplative Man's Recreation being A Discourse on Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish and Fishing
London, England L. A. Lewis, 125, Fleet-Street 1839 Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Leather binding has been repaired with a complete new leather spine (Dark brown with boards lighter leather). Foxing on some pages and end papers otherwise clean and bright. Engravings and drawings. . Includes notes biographical and explanatory and the lives of the authors. THe epistle dedicatory is to the right worshipful John Offley of Madley Manor, in the county of Stafford, Esq. There is also an epistle to the reader. The descriptive list of the Embellishments (woodcuts and copper plates) contains a detailed description of each "embellishment" including source, artist, etc. Also contains a entensive notes section with" biographical notices of the principal persons mentioned in the complete angler". In addition to the lives of Walton and Cotton the contents include: Chapter I. A conference betwixt an angler, a hunter, and a falconer; each commending his recreation. Chapter II. Observations of the Otter and the Chub. Chapter III. How to fish for, and to dress the Chavender, or Chub. Chapter IV. Observations of the nature and breeding of the Trout, and how to fish for him. And the Milkmaid's song. Chapter V. More directions how to fish for, and how to make for the Trout an artificial minnowandflies; withsomemerriment. Chapter VI. Observations of the Umber or Grayling, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter VII. Observations of the Salmon: With directions how to fish for him. Chapter VIII. Observations of the Luce or Pike, with directions how to fish for him. Chapter IX. Observations of the Carp, with directions how to fish for him. Chapter X. Observations of the Bream, and directions to catch him. Chapter XI. Observations of the Tench, and advice how to angle for him. Chapter XII. Observations of the Pearch, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter XIII. Observations of the Eel, and other fish that want scales, and [directions how] to fish for them. Chapter XIV. Observations of the Barbel, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter XV. Observations of the Gudgeon, the Ruffe, and the Bleak, and how to fish for them. Chapter XVI. Is of nothing; or that which is nothing worth. Chapter XVII. Of Roach and Dace and how to fish for them; and of Cadis. Chapter XVIII. Of the Minnow or Penk, of the Loach, and of the Bull-head, or Miller's-thumb. Chapter XIX. Of several rivers, and some observations of fish. Chapter XX. Of Fish-ponds, and how to oreder them. Chapter XXI. Directions for making of a line, and for the colouring of both rod and line. Part II. being instructions how to angle for a Trout and Grayling in a clear stream. To my most worthy Father and Friend, Mr. Izaak Walton, the elder. To my most honoured Friend, Charles Cotton, Esq. The Retirement: Irregular verses addressed to Mr. Izaak Walton. Chapter I. Conference between a country Gentleman proficient in fly-fishing, and a Traveller who becomes his pupil. Chapter II. An account of the principal rivers in Derbyshire. Viator lodges at Piscator's house. Chapter III. Conference containing a description of Cotton's Fishing-house, with his apology for writing a supplement toWalton'sbook.ChapterIV.Ofangling for Trout and Grayling, divided into three branches. Chapter V. Of Fly-fishing. Chapter VI. Fishing at the top continued--- Further directions for fly-making--- Time when the Grayling is in season--- Rock in Pikepool. Chapter VII. Fishing at the top--- Flies for the months of January, February, March, April, and part of May; including, under May, particular directions how to bait with the Green-drake. Chapter VIII. Fishing at the top, continued--- Flies for the end of May, and for the following months, till December; containing, under May, instructions when to dape with the Stone-fly. Chapter IX. Fly-fishing, in windy weather, best in the still-deeps. Chapter X. Directions how to dress a Trout and Grayling. Chapter XI. Of angling at the bottom for Trout or Grayling--- By hand, with a running line--- With a cork or float--- Various baits. Chapter XII. Of angling in the middle for Trout or Grayling.While not a first printing this is an excellent rebound collectible copy. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. 
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Washington Missouri Sesquicentennial 1839-1989
5 Washington Missouri Sesquicentennial 1839-1989
Washington, Mo Washington Historical Society 1989 First Edition; Various Hardcover As New with no dust jacket 
Red leatherlike cover with gold lettering. Books looks new. An extensive historical account about the people, businesses, and events of Washington, MO. Has numerous family histories, photos, organizations, churches and other historical data. End papers are a map of the city. Rare. ; Photos, Maps, Illustrations; p 
Price: 89.97 USD
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HEART OF THE CITY History of the First Presbyterian Church, Orlando, Florida, 1876-1987., Abberger, Nancy Hardy
6 Abberger, Nancy Hardy HEART OF THE CITY History of the First Presbyterian Church, Orlando, Florida, 1876-1987.
First Presbyterian Church 1988 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed "Best Wishes, Nancy Abberger" on Title page. Blue coverwith gold lettering. Book looks new. Extensive history of this church located in Orlando,Fl. Has extensive name index for genealogial and historical research.Book has plastic cover for protection. Excellent condition. ; 9.25 X 6.25 X 1.50 inches; Signed by Author 
Price: 39.97 USD
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7 Abbott, Lyman Signs of promise Sermons preached in Plymouth pulpit, Brooklyn, 1887-9
New York , NY Fords, Howard & Hulbert 1889 1st Thus; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cloth cover with gold lettering. Clean and tight. Many advertisments in back. Scarce. ; 301 pages 
Price: 27.97 USD
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The Letter Book of James Abercromby Colonial Agent, 1751-1773  (Author Signed), Abercromby, James & John C. Van Horne & George Reese
8 Abercromby, James & John C. Van Horne & George Reese The Letter Book of James Abercromby Colonial Agent, 1751-1773 (Author Signed)
Richmond VA Library of Virginia 1991 088490170X / 9780884901709 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
John C. Van Horne editor signed on Book Plate. Fully Indexed. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. James Abercromby was active in American affairs for almost half a century, commencing with his appointment in 1730 as attorney general and advocate general of the Court of Vice-Admiralty for South Carolina. He represened the colony of NC in London from 1749 through 1757 and served as the chief agent for VA from 1752 through 1775. His correspondence with other colonial agencies, gov't officials and rechants on both sides of the Atlantic sheds new light on the rationale behind British imperial affairs in the critical years before the American Revolution ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 471 pages; ; Signed by Editor 
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Walk This Way  The Autobiography of Aerosmith (Author Signed), Aerosmith &  Stephen Davis
9 Aerosmith & Stephen Davis Walk This Way The Autobiography of Aerosmith (Author Signed)
Avon Books 1997 0380975947 / 9780380975945 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by Tyler, Hamilton, Whitford, and Kremer. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. From Aerosmith's heyday in the late 1970s, which they spent "gacked to the nines" (as lead singer Steven Tyler puts it), to the Aerosmith of today--clean, sober, and adored by millions--the band has a long, hard history. Walk This Way chronicles the whole story: drugs, booze, and all.Prefaced with the now familiar rock-star "intervention," when Steven Tyler's loved ones cornered him in his manager's office in 1986, the autobiography traces Aerosmith's twisted road, from their New Hampshire roots to their success in Boston to the worldwide fame that they long craved and currently enjoy. Tyler kicks off this rock & roll exposé, briefly recounting the history of his ancestors in Italy and sharing incidents from his own Northeast childhood. The book is written in interview style, with all five band members talking candidly about the good times--and the bad. We also hear from girlfriends, wives, friends, and various hangers-on. ; Photographs; 9.40 X 6.40 X 1.50 inches; 513 pages; Signed by All Authors 
Price: 159.97 USD
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Keuka College  a history, Africa, Philip A
10 Africa, Philip A Keuka College a history
Judson Press 1974 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Green cloth with gold print. Looks almost new. Keuka College is an independent, liberal arts-based, four-year, residential, coeducational college that emphasizes experiential learning as well as career and pre-professional education. Founded in 1890, the school is located in Keuka Park, on the shores of Keuka Lake in the U.S. state of New York's Finger Lakes region. Since the early 2000s, Keuka has also become a major educational provider in the Pacific Rim, with more than 3,000 students pursuing Keuka degrees at partner universities in China and Vietnam. Keuka College was founded in 1890 by George Harvey Ball (1819-1907), who envisioned a college that would provide a high-level education to all deserving students, regardless of economic background. As a brochure produced in 1891 attested: Keuka College was “pre-eminently, for the common people…With ample endowment,” the brochure continued, “it will raise an army of...superior men and women who shall bring strength to the nation and help to humanity.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages 
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11 Albanov, Valerian & Linda Dubosson; Roberts, David & Jon Krakauer & Alison Anderson In the Land of White Death An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic
New York Modern Library 2000 0679641009 / 9780679641001 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed "I hope you enjoy this true adventure, Christmas 2000" and signed. The signature could be of author or just someone gifting the book. Jon Krakauer is the writer of the preface and author of Into the Wild and Into Thin Air. Dust has been price clipped otherwise in new condition. In 1912, six months after Robert Falcon Scott and four of his men came to grief in Antarctica, a thirty-two-year-old Russian navigator named Valerian Albanov embarked on an expedition that would prove even more disastrous. In search of new Arctic hunting grounds, Albanov's ship, the Saint Anna, was frozen fast in the pack ice of the treacherous Kara Sea-a misfortune grievously compounded by an incompetent commander, the absence of crucial nautical charts, insufficient fuel, and inadequate provisions that left the crew weak and debilitated by scurvy. For nearly a year and a half, the twenty-five men and one woman aboard the Saint Anna endured terrible hardships and danger as the icebound ship drifted helplessly north. Convinced that the Saint Anna would never free herself from the ice, Albanov and thirteen crewmen left the ship in January 1914, hauling makeshift sledges and kayaks behind them across the frozen sea, hoping to reach the distant coast of Franz Josef Land. With only a shockingly inaccurate map to guide him, Albanov led his men on a 235-mile journey of continuous peril, enduring blizzards, disintegrating ice floes, attacks by polar bears and walrus, starvation, sickness, snowblindness, and mutiny. That any of the team survived is a wonder. That Albanov kept a diary of his ninety-day ordeal-a story that Jon Krakauer calls an "astounding, utterly compelling book," and David Roberts calls "as lean and taut as a good thriller"-is nearly miraculous. First published in Russia in 1917, Albanov's narrative is here translated into English for the first time. Haunting, suspenseful, and told with gripping detail, In the Land of White Death can now rightfully take its place among the classic writings of Nansen, Scott, Cherry-Garrard, and Shackleton. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover.; Signed by Author 
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UNDER THE LILACS, The Children's Bookshelf Edition, ALCOTT, LOUISA M. & Eunice Stephenson
12 ALCOTT, LOUISA M. & Eunice Stephenson UNDER THE LILACS, The Children's Bookshelf Edition
John C. Winston Co. 1934 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Eunice Stephenson 
Blue cover with color label. very handsome book. Minor rubs to edges. Dust has minor creases, now in Brodart mylar cover. Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832 – March 6, 1888) was an American novelist best known as author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys.[1] Raised by her transcendentalist parents, Abigail May Alcott and Amos Bronson Alcott in New England, she grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau. Nevertheless, her family suffered severe financial difficulties and Alcott worked to help support the family from an early age. She began to receive critical success for her writing in the 1860s. Early in her career, she sometimes used the pen name A. M. Barnard.; Illustrations; 8.75 X 6.50 X 1.50 inches 
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Fighting for the Confederacy  The Personal Recollections of General Edward Porter Alexander, Alexander, Edward Porter, Gary W. Gallagher
13 Alexander, Edward Porter, Gary W. Gallagher Fighting for the Confederacy The Personal Recollections of General Edward Porter Alexander
57025 The University of North Carolina Press 1989 0807818488 / 9780807818480 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Editor, Gary W. Gallagher inscribed and signed bookplate. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Book looks new. Rare. ; 1.81 x 9.6 x 6.53 Inches; 692 pages; ; Signed by Editor 
Price: 57.97 USD
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Covered Bridges of the Northeast, Allen, Richard Sanders
14 Allen, Richard Sanders Covered Bridges of the Northeast
The Stephen Greene Press 1957 First Edition; Third Printing Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
A compliation of covered bridges in northeast (Massachusetts, N.Y., Maine, Conn., R.I., Vermont, NJ, and New Hampshire with history and photos. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.We provide delivery tracking to all US orders. ; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 121 pages 
Price: 10.77 USD
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Bobby Allison  A Racer's Racer (Author Signed, Allison), Allison, Bobby & Tim Packman
15 Allison, Bobby & Tim Packman Bobby Allison A Racer's Racer (Author Signed, Allison)
Sports Publishing LLC 2003 1582617236 / 9781582617237 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by Bobby Allison. CD is unopened like new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful rare collectors grade copy of this book. When traveling amongst the racing circles of drivers and fans alike, the mere mention of Bobby Allison causes excitement. And, rightfully so, too. He's not only one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers, the 1983 Winston Cup Series champion and tied (so they say) for third on the all-time win list at 84 victories--he is a true legend of the sport. His accomplishments on the track are still heralded and referred to as reference points in many record books. Bobby is a self-made legend--not much ever was handed to him that he didn't earn through talent and determination. Few will doubt or offer debate that, too. He has so many stories to tell that sharing them at only racing banquets, among friends and the fornutate fans who happen to run into him just doesn't seem fair. This book is a collection of his favorite stories and happenings that occurred during his illustrious career. And, the best part about all these stories is they are all told in his own words. When Bobby ! Allison tells a story, people stop and listen. Some of Bobby Allison's favorite stories of his life and times - on and off the various tracks he thrilled so many fans - is now available for you to enjoy. If you're looking for a smile or laugh from a true racing legend, then this book is for you. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 200 pages; Signed by Biographee 
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Nixon, Vol. 3  Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1990, Ambrose, Stephen E.
16 Ambrose, Stephen E. Nixon, Vol. 3 Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1990
Simon & Schuster 1991 0671691880 / 9780671691882 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book and dust look new. There is a stamp from prior owner embossed on title page, otherwise clean and neat. Bibliography, Notes, and Fully indexed. Full number line indicating 1st edition. "Watergate is a story of high drama and low skulduggery, of lies and bribes, of greed and lust for power. With access to the central characters, the public papers, and the trials transcripts, Ambrose explains how Nixon destroyed himself through a combination of arrogance and indecision, allowing a "third-rate burglary" to escalate into a scandal that overwhelmed his presidency. Review. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 667 pages 
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17 American Institute of Steel Construction Plastic Design of Braced Multistory Steel Frames
New York American Iron and Steel Institute, New York, NY, U.S.A. 1968 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gold print. Clean contents.; Tables, Charts, Graphs 
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18 Ames, Mary Clemmer A Memorial Of Alice And Phoebe Cary, With Some Of Thier Later Poems
New York , NY Hurd and Houghton 1873 Not First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Green cloth stamped in black and gold. A little wear to edges, otherwise fine. One leaf section loose. Alice (1820-1871) and Phobe (1824-1871) were both authors, writing poetry with Alice writing short stories and novels of hardship of life in the west. Both were abolitionists and sympathetic to the woman's rights movement. Both left their Ohio homes for New York City where they supported themselves by writing--an unusual achievement for women in antibellum America. In fact, they established a well-regarded literary salon in New York. Their "at-home" Sunday evenings were frequented by Robert and Elizabeth Stoddard, Susan B. Anthony (Phoebe helped as an assistant editor on her journal Revolution) , Horace Greeley, John Greenleaf Whittier. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; 7.20 X 4.80 X 1.40 inches 
Price: 18.98 USD
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19 ANDERSON, JOHN A. Fiordland Memories The New Zealand Wapiti Saga
Concord, NH HALCYON PUBLISHING 1996 0908685483 / 9780908685486 1st Thus; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Paper cover has chips and stains. Contents clean. Rare. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. an annual calendar containing important dates and statistical information such as astronomical data and tide tables. 
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20 Andrews, Charles M.; Johnson, Allen The Fathers of New England A Chronicle of the Puritan Commonwealths
New Haven CT Yale University Press 1921 1354306503 / 9781354306505 Roosevelt Edition; First Impression Flexible leather Good with no dust jacket 
1921 edition. Flexible leather cover of Roosevelt Edition with gold lettering. Map included. Scarce.; The Chronicles of America Series; Vol. 6; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
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