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A Man with a Maid

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press/Evergreen Book: 1969

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 13458

Condition: Good


Pictorial wraps with back titles. Wraps have much superficial creasing that seems to be the result of a printing flaw or a flaw in the clear wrap that was applied to the covers -- the creases do not extend through the covers. Some agetoning both interior and exterior. Book is square and securely bound. Vertical reading crease on spine. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 254 pages; Underground Victorian sex novel. View more info

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Eveline The Amorous Adventures of a Victorian Lady

By: Anonymous

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ware, Wordsworth Editions, Limited: 1996

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 10612

Condition: Very Good+


Light edge and corner wear. Still square and securely bound with an uncracked and uncreased spine. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 208 pages View more info

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Dick Whittington

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Saml. Gabriel Sons & C0.: 1939

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13115


Stapled, full-color pictorial wraps. Light, general edge and corner wear, along with light age toning. Square and securely bound. VG to VG+. ; Color Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Unpaginated pages; "Linenette." Late thirties children's book of Dick Whittington. Each page has a near full page, color illustration by well-known illustrator R. A. Burley. Burley was known for his slightly risquae magazine covers and his later work in comic books. He did... View more info

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The Autobiography of a Bellboy

By: Anonymous

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 8541

Condition: Very Good+


Book has only very light, overall wear and aging. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; This is a totally anonymous -- no author, no date, no publisher, no price, no nothing except the novel -- book of semi-erotica about the adventures of a bellboy in New York. It was probably written in the 1920's or 1930's -- there are references to Clara Bow -- but no clue as to when this volume was actually published. You can feel very "edgy" just holding this book. View more info

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Pauline: Memoirs of a Singer

By: Anonymous

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Holloway House: 1967

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 13149

Condition: Very Good+


White wraps with stlylized portrait of singer and black titles. Some minor wear at corners and usual light toning on interior pages. Binding is secure. Book appears unread; spine is neither creased nor cracked. Solid copy; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 312 +catalog pages; #HH-146. First published in German, this book is supposedly the autobiography of singer Wilhelmine Schroeder-Devrient. However, it was most likely writtenin two parts by two separated authors. Holloway House says... View more info

A History of the Mansion

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tennessee, Forestry: N.D.

Seller ID: 12952

Condition: Very Good+


Staples pictorial wraps. Very light wear and aging with some soiling/aging on back wrap, which is plain white. Square and securely bound. ; B&W Frontispiece; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 13 pages; Brief but informative booklet on the Mansion constructed by Elisha Johnson near Tellico Plains TN two decades before the Civil War. I would guess that the booklet came from the Mansion itself or the Forestry Service. Sold website 2.22.17 Porter View more info

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Gateways of Charleston S. C.

By: Anonymous

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Unknown, Unknown: N.D.

Seller ID: 12015

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Light edgewear and toning. Staples are rusted but secure. Some of the pictures are attached slightly askew. ; B & W photos; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 12 pages; This is an interesting little booklet. The cover title looks professionally printed, but the interior has an introduction and pictures of gates in Charleston that look like they were cut out and pasted in at the top of each. Each gate has been labeled but a separate label strip has been pasted to the bottom of tw... View more info

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Obituary -- Rev. William McWhir

By: Anonymous

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Savannah, 1851

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 11136


Blue paper with an embossure in the upper right corner. Some toning around the dges and two short closed tears. Several old horizontal, but near flattened folds. Overall VG + or better. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 1 pages; McWhir was born in Ireland in 1759 and emigrated to America. He supervised the Academy at Alexandria Virginia where George Washinton was a Trustee. McWhir then moved to Sunbury near Savannah Georgia and was friends with C. C. Jones and many oth... View more info

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The Bunker Hill Songster: Containing National and Patriotic Songs

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Murphy, Printer and Publisher for Franklin Street Bookstore: ca. 1850

Seller ID: 15799

Condition: Very Good+


Stitched, tan wraps with comic image of Revolutionary War soldier. Only very light wear, along with some age-toning on wraps. Very attractive copy, about near fine. This collection of songs is undated but probably comes from the 1840's or 1850's. The songs are popular numbers from the early 19th century and are sometimes attributed to singers of the day, including The Ethiopean Serenaders (a blackface minstrel group), Mr. Quayle, Thomas H. Hadaway (who received "rapturou... View more info

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The Psalms of David in Metre According to the Version Approved by the Church of Scotland and Appointed to be Used in Worship

By: Anonymous

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Sir D. Hunter Blair and M. S. Tyndall Bruce: 1844

Seller ID: 10416


Dark brown leather with gilt trim on front. Tile in gilt on spiine with gilt decoration. Preliminary pages are missing to the title page. This copy appears to have been misbound (or possibly reglued) . A middle signature is pressed forward, but this problem appears to have been caused by the bindery -- looking down at the top of the binding there is a distinct curve forward. All of the book of Psalms is present and the book is quite usable. Overall book is F-G. ; 12mo 7... View more info

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Anecdotes of Missionary Worthies in the Moravian Church Related by a Father to His Children

By: Anonymous

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday School Union: 1832

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 10420

Condition: Good


Marbelized papers with brown cloth backstrip. Binding appears to be original to the book. Much edge corner and surface wear with much of the marbleized paper scraped away on the back. There appears to have been a paper label on the spine bit only small remnants remain. If there were any preliminary pages before the title page, they are missing, but there may have been none. No endpapers exist after the last page of text and there is no indication that any have been torn ... View more info

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The Glen Cabin; Or, Away to the Hills

By: Anonymous

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, American Tract Society: 1865

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 10869

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Green cloth with gilt design on spine, title nset in green within design. Edge, corner and surface wear, but still square and securely bound though a couple of pages have pulled loose at one stitich none are completely detached. ; B&W Frontispiec; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 232 pages; Presumed religious novel. Presumed first edition. View more info

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Little People's A B C : A Picture Alphabet for Litle Folks

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Graham & Matlack: N.D.

Seller ID: 10916

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Stapled board covers with frap backstrap covering staples -- see sca. Edge and corner wear with some damage to backstrap especially on the back. The ffep and the title page have come loose from the staples but are still present in the book. Binding is secure and book is square. ; B&W Illstrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; This alphabet book probably dates from the late 1800's. View more info

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World War II Soldier's Diary

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1945

Seller ID: 11223

Condition: Very Good


Some wear and folds; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 2 pages; Two page short diary of solder in 1945. Mentions the death of the President, Lists various ships and ports. View more info

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Christmas 1943 U. S. Naval Air Station Atlanta, Georgia

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Atlanta, U. S. Naval Air Station: 1943

Seller ID: 11224

Condition: Very Good-


Top inch of back torn away. Otherwise, this card with Christmas menu is NF. ; Color Drawings; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 4 pages; Christmas card with that opens to menu for Naval Air Station in Atlanta in 1943. View more info

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To Pay the Piper

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Hollywood, Brandon House: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9246


This copy has some creasing along the spine and next to it, but is not cracked. Otherwise it has only minor aging. It is square and securely bound. VG to VG+. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 208 pages; This is a copy of To Pay the Piper by Anonymous published in 1968 by Brandon House. Brandon House was one of the three largest adult publishers in the late 1960's and used photographic offset reprint to print classic European works and some more modern books, often from the ... View more info

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Ten Acres Enough: A Practical Experience. Showing How a Very Small Farm May Be Made to Keep a Very Large Family

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atlanta, The Cultivator Publishing Co.: 1905

Edition: New and Revised

Seller ID: 13846


Gray cloth with black titles. Some edge and corner wear along with aging and soilin, mainly on front (see scan). Book is square and binding secure. ; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 242 pages; Early 20th century edition of this classic work on independent farming, first published right after the Civil War. The photos are from early 20th century Georgia farms. View more info

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Jack and the Beanstalk and Other Famous Folk Tales

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, A Golden Book: 1986

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 14450

ISBN: 0307128024

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Book has only minor hints of wear and use. Classic retelling of this famous story with Richard Walz illustrations. Nice copy. ; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Unpaginated pages View more info

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A Pictorial Tour of Black America: Past & Present : Some of 'History's Missing Pages'

By: Anonymous

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, United Publishing Corporation: 1974

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14836

Condition: Very Good


Stapled black wraps with white titles. Rear wrap is a collage of B&W pictures. Light edge, corner and surface wear but, overall, an attractive copy. Many relatively unusual photographs including Henry O. Flipper, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, the New York Rens and a young Bill Cosby. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 33 pages View more info