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The Long Death  The Last Days of the Plains Indians, Andrist, Ralph
1 Andrist, Ralph The Long Death The Last Days of the Plains Indians
New York Macmillan 1965 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket 
Red cloth cover gold print. Dust is sunfaded around edges and has minor chips or tears to edges. A stated first printing. This compelling narrative explains how Native Americans found themselves time and again betrayed by the ever-expanding white nation of the East, fighting for lands on the edge of the shrinking frontier. Long considered a classic" Many maps throughout. Ralph K. Andrist, scholar & radio journalist, is the author of "California Gold Rush", "Steamboats on the Mississippi", & "Andrew Jackson, Soldier & Statesman". He resides in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.; December 1, 1964; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Cape Cod New and Old, Edwards, Agnes
2 Edwards, Agnes Cape Cod New and Old
Boston, MA Houghton and Mifflin Company 1918 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Ruyl, Louis H. 
Riverside Press blue cover with gold lettering. Inscribed "From Annie F. Peirce 12-25-1918" on front endpaper. Agnes Rothery, or Agnes Edwards Rothery, was the pen name of American author Agnes Pratt. Primarily known as a travel writer, she also published novels. Rothery died in 1954 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Her papers are at the University of Virginia. Wikipedia Louis H. Ruyl was an American Born (1870) artist famous for his painting of Rockefeller Center, 1939. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. "Even though the text dates from 1918, it is incredible how much of what the author describes (landmarks, beaches, buildings, customs) still exists today. And how many of the concerns of a century ago (over-development, automobile traffic, over-fishing) persist! Also interesting are the people and places lost to history, but whose tales live on in current Cape museums, books, and tourist attractions. Descriptions of Cape towns are beautifully written, and accompanying sketches are lovely." Reviewer. Very clean contents.; B&W Illustrations; 12mo; 239 pages 
Price: 17.97 USD
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Four Quartets, Eliot, T. S.
3 Eliot, T. S. Four Quartets
New York Harcourt Brace and Company 1943 0151330530 / 9780151330539 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Original Dust Jacket on First American Edition book. Dust has $2.00 price not clipped, there is a 1/8 inch x 2 1/2 inch tear at top edge of dust and two minor chips. (see photo Black cloth boards has some discoloration spots and corners are slightly dented and cover lightly worn, spine lettered in gilt is faded. First Printing of the First Edition, First issue, with the "First American Edition" statement listed on the copyright page which is one of only 788 copies thus issued. Has the signature of a former owner Evelyn V. Estes on front endpaper with otherwise clean contents. Some browning to endpapers. Nine (9) of Eliot's works listed opposite title page with Four Quartets listed last. First issue dust jacket has nine works on back of dust jacket ending with Old Possum's and back flap of dust is blank. Contents page of Eliot's wartime masterpiece includes four works Burt Norton, East Coker, The Dry Salvages, Litle Gidding together in one book that formerly had been published seperately.. East Coker is the village in Somerset from which Eliot's ancestors departed for the New World in 1669; Burnt Norton refers to the Gloucestershire manor house erected on the foundation of a house that burned to the ground in the seventeenth century; The Dry Salvages is a group of rocks off Cape Ann, and so harks to the poet's New England roots, and Little Gidding was the manor in Huntingdonshire that was the destination of poets' pilgrimages as the site where Nicholas Ferrar founded an Anglican religious community in the mid-seventeenth century. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. A very good collector's grade item. Scarce if not rare. ; 8.70 X 5.60 X 0.40 inches; 39 pages 
Price: 799.97 USD
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Cape Horn Snorter  a Story of the War of 1812, and of Gallant Days With Captian Porter of the U.S. Frigate, Essex, Finger, Charles J.
4 Finger, Charles J. Cape Horn Snorter a Story of the War of 1812, and of Gallant Days With Captian Porter of the U.S. Frigate, Essex
Houghton Mifflin, 1939 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Map end papers. Grey and red cover. Dust has tears, but now protected with mylar cover. Handsome scene on cover. Scarce. May have dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time. Charles Joseph Finger (December 25, 1869 – January 7, 1941) was a British born American writer. He also directed an orchestra and taught piano. Finger was born in Willesden, England, and educated at King's College London. He eventually settled in Fayetteville, Arkansas, where he consecrated to writing . The epitaph on Finger's gravestone is "This voyage done, set sail and steer once more To further landfall on some nobler shore." He is buried in the Farmington, Arkansas cemetery. (Wiki) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 263 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Queer Judson, Lincoln, Joseph
5 Lincoln, Joseph Queer Judson
Bristol, Ct D. Appleton 1925 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed "Sincerely yours, Joseph C. Lincoln". Book and dust show wear. Hinges weak. Scarce copy with dust that has chips but has been covered with archival sleeve. Joseph Crosby Lincoln (February 13, 1870 – March 10, 1944) was an American author of novels, poems, and short stories, many set in a fictionalized Cape Cod. Lincoln's work frequently appeared in popular magazines such as the Saturday Evening Post and The Delineator. Lincoln was aware of contemporary naturalist writers, such as Frank Norris and Theodore Dreiser, who used American literature to plumb the depths of human nature, but he rejected this literary exercise. Lincoln claimed that he was satisfied "spinning yarns" that made readers feel good about themselves and their neighbors. Two of his stories have been adapted to film.Lincoln was born in Brewster, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod, and his mother moved the family to Chelsea, Massachusetts, a manufacturing city outside Boston, after the death of his father. Lincoln's literary career celebrating "old Cape Cod" can partly be seen as an attempt to return to an Eden from which he had been driven by family tragedy. Lincoln died in 1944, at the age of 73, in Winter Park, Florida; 7.40 X 5.30 X 1.20 inches; 362 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 89.97 USD
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Head Tide, Lincoln, Joseph C.
6 Lincoln, Joseph C. Head Tide
New York D. Appleton & Company 1932 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Blue cover has minor spotting. Dust has chips and tears with both front and back flap repaired with tape but now in brodart protective cover. Has former owners book plate in front. JOSEPH C. LINCOLN, author of Head Tide an Appleton publication, was born in Brewster, Mass,, on Feb. 13, 1870. Brewster is a typical Cape Cod town, settled by the Pilgrims soon after the landing at Plymouth, and was named for Elder Brewster. But Mr. Lincoln's Cape Cod, as portrayed in his stories, couldn't be found on any map. "His" Cape Cod is not bounded by stilted lines of latitude nor formal lines of longitude. If it suits the purpose of his story to locate an inlet where nature has built promontory, to erect a village in place of woods and marshes, the author has "never hesitated to do so." "Head Tide" is, like the thirty-one volumes which have preceded it in the twenty-eight years since Lincoln's first novel, "Cap'n Eri," was published [1904], about a Cape Cod community, and it is, like most of the later novels, the story of the conflict between an "import" and the natives. "Head Tide" is a good, man sized story of a good man sized job faced with courage. By this time readers are not so completely bedazzled by the quaintness of Mr. Lincoln's characters as they were at first, for they have become accustomed after thirty-one volumes to the local dialect which drove the readers of "Cap'n Eri " into spasms of glee. Scarce if not Rare with dust jacket. ; 7.30 X 5.10 X 1.30 inches 
Price: 24.97 USD
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7 Mather, Edith B. D The gingerbread church; St. Peter's by the Sea, Cape May Point, New Jersey, 1880-1970,
Wynnewood, Pa Produced by Livingston Pub. Co 1970 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with gold print. Very clean booklet. Booklet now in archival sleeve to protect condition Booklet; Photos; 79 pages 
Price: 20.67 USD
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The gingerbread church;  St. Peter's by the Sea, Cape May Point, New Jersey, 1880-1970,, Mather, Edith B. D
8 Mather, Edith B. D The gingerbread church; St. Peter's by the Sea, Cape May Point, New Jersey, 1880-1970,
Produced by Livingston Pub. Co 1970 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue cover with gilt print. Signed by author on endpaper. Map endpapers.; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 79 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
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9 Wray, Christopher Art Nouveau Lamps & Fixtures of James Hinks & Son
New York Arch Cape Press 1989 0517678837 / 9780517678831 Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Excellent condition. Fantastic illustrated plates of lamps and fixtures. Was originally published in 1907 as Electric Fittings by the Manufacture of James Hinks and Son Ltd., Birmingham, England. Wikipedia says of Art Nouveau: "Art Nouveau ([a? nu vo], anglicised /'??t nu?v?u/) is an international movement[2] and style of art, architecture and applied art—especially the decorative arts—that peaked in popularity at the turn of the 20th century (1890–1905).[3] The name 'Art nouveau' is French for 'new art', it is also known as Jugendstil, German for 'youth style', named after the magazine Jugend, which promoted it, and in Italy, Stile Liberty from the department store in London, Liberty & Co., which popularized the style. A reaction to academic art of the 19th century, it is characterized by organic, especially floral and other plant-inspired motifs, as well as highly-stylized, flowing curvilinear forms.[4] Art Nouveau is an approach to design according to which artists should work on everything from architecture to furniture, making art part of everyday life.[5]Art Nouveau's fifteen-year peak was most strongly felt throughout Europe—from Glasgow to Moscow to Spain—but its influence was global. Hence, it is known in various guises with frequent localized tendencies.[6] In France, Hector Guimard's metro entrances shaped the landscape of Paris and Emile Gallé was at the center of the school of thought in Nancy. Victor Horta had a decisive impact on architecture in Belgium.[7] Magazines like Jugend helped spread the style in Germany, especially as a graphic artform, while the Vienna Secessionists influenced art and architecture throughout Austria-Hungary. Art Nouveau was also a movement of distinct individuals such as Gustav Klimt, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Alfons Mucha, René Lalique, Antoni Gaudí and Louis Comfort Tiffany, each of whom interpreted it in their own individual manner.[8][9]Although Art Nouveau fell out of favor with the arrival of 20th-century modernist styles,[10] it is seen today as an important bridge between the historicism of Neoclassicism and modernism.[9] Furthermore, Art Nouveau monuments are now recognized by UNESCO on their World Heritage List as significant contributions to cultural heritage.[11] The historic center of Riga, Latvia, with "the finest collection of art nouveau buildings in Europe", was inscribed on the list in 1997 in part because of the "quality and the quantity of its Art Nouveau/Jugendstil architecture",[12] and four Brussels town houses by Victor Horta were included in 2000 as "works of human creative genius" that are "outstanding examples of Art Nouveau architecture brilliantly illustrating the transition from the 19th to the 20th century in art, thought, and society."[1] It later influenced psychedelic art that flourished in the 1960s and 1970s"Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Scarce. ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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