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1 LONGFELLOW REMEMBRANCE BOOK: A MEMORIAL FOR THE POET'S READER-FRIENDS
Boston D Lothrop Company 1888 Cloth Fair to Good- Memoir Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 7 1/4" Illustrated 
Author contributions include Elbridge S. Brooks, John G. Whittier, Rev. Samuel Longfellow, Harriet Lewis Bradley, Culling Clive Eardley, and Louise Imogen Guiney. 114 pp. Blue cloth covers with white/silver decorative spine. Covers in Poor condition with corner and edges bumped and rubbed, dirt/stains completely over the cover faces and spine, cloth is bubbling, spine is rubbed and faded, spine ends are bent. Gilt page edges. Browning and stains to endpapers. Hinges are loose. Interior pages have some dog-earred corners, some browning. Book in Fair to Good- condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Austin, Alfred THE GARDEN THAT I LOVE
London MacMillan and Co., Limited 1898 Fourth Edition Cloth Good Memoir Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 8 1/4" Drawings 
168 pp. Olive cloth covers with gilt image of flowers, faded gilt title lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, fading to color, dirt smudges and wear to cover faces, rubbing to joints, wear to spine, spine ends are torn and fraying. Loose hinges. Foxing to endpapers and throughout interior pages. Spine broken within interior. Browning along edges of interior. Book in Good- to Good condition. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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3 Bunner, H. C. THE STORY OF A NEW YORK HOUSE
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1887 Cloth Good Memoir Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 1/2" A. B. Frost 
Illustrated by A. B. Frost. Blue decorative cloth covers with image of front door on front and gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed with some small patches of board exposed, moderate scuffing/bubbling to cover faces, rubbed areas on joints. Spine ends are bent, fraying and torn. Gilt top page edge. Cocked spine. Front hinge broken, back hinge and spine loose. Interior page edges browning, some foxing spots. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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4 California Academy of Sciences PROCEEDINGS OF THE AGASSIZ MEMORIAL MEETING, MONDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 22, 1873, AT MERCANTILE LIBRARY HALL
San Francisco California Academy of Sciences 1874 Paper Cover Good Memoir Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
In Memoriam -- Louis Agassiz. Remarks and a tribute to the memory of Professor Agassiz, given by Academy President George Davidson, Professor D. C. Gilman, Professor Joseph Le Conte, Robert E. C. Stearns, Rev. Dr. Horatio Stebbins, Rev. Dr. W. A. Scott, and Henry Edwards. 26 pp. Purple paper covers with black title lettering on front. Cover corners and edges are rubbed with some creasing/chipping, covers are soiled and dirty, spine is creased, spine ends are rubbed and torn. Ex. museum stamp on front cover, ink notation from musem on top of title page. Large crease down middle of document that runs throughout. Interior pages are tanned along edges, some foxing spots, few creased corners. Document in Good- to Good condition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 Emerson, George B. WHAT WE OWE LOUIS AGASSIZ, AS A TEACHER
Boston 1874 Paperbound Good+ Speech Size: Approx. 6 " x 9" 
An Address by George B. Emerson, Before the Boston Society of Natural History, Jan. 7, 1874. 17 pp. Olive green paper wraps are browning along edges, chipped and creased, some soiling, ex. museum stamp on front cover. String-tied document has separated from wraps. Document has crease down the middle, some soiling to pages and creased corners. Pamphlet in Good+ condition. Scarce original printing of memorial speech. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 Farmer, John GOV. THOMAS DUDLEY'S LETTER TO THE COUNTESS OF LINCOLN, MARCH, 1631. WITH EXPLANATORY NOTES.
Washington Peter Force 1838 Paper Cover Good Massachusetts Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" 
"Note. Governour Dudley was one of the five undertakers of the Settlement of Massachusetts, and came over with the Charter in 1630. The following Letter, addressed to the Countess of Lincoln, in whose family he had been steward nine or ten years, was written nine months after his arrival, and contains the events pertaining to the Colony during that period." 19 pp. String-tied document. Many pages uncut. Page edges are chipped and some small tears, corners creased. Foxing and browning throughout, text is easily legible. Document in Good/Good+ condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7 Hulit, Leonard FISHING WITH A BOY: THE TALE OF A REJUVENATION
Cincinnati Stewart Kidd Company 1921 Boards Very Good- Memoir Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 7 3/4" Photographs 
214 pp. Green cloth covers with gilt title lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, scuffing to cover faces, rubbing to joints, spine ends and corners are bent and fraying, with small tears. Cocked spine. Faded red top page edge. Uncut page edges. Tears and stain to page edge on front pages, rest of interior is slightly browning, some foxing marks. Book in VG- condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 Jaccaci, August F. ON THE TRAIL OF DON QUIXOTE: BEING A RECORD OF RAMBLES IN THE ANCIENT PROVINCE OF LA MANCHA
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1896 First Edition Hard Cover Good Spain Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" Daniel Vierge Gift Inscription By Author
"This book is the natural outgrowth of a friendship between artist and author - the one a Spaniard, the other familiar from youth with Spain, and both lovers of the book wherein are recounted the adventures of the good Knight and of his faithful Squire." 239 pp. Illustrated by Daniel Vierge. Gift inscription by author on second free endpaper. Maroon cloth covers with gilt imprint of Quixote on his steed on front cover, faded gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, cover faces are scuffed and darkened along edges, spine is discolored and faded, wear to joints, spine ends are quite torn and frayed. Gilt top page edge. Bookplate from previous owner on front inside cover. Front hinge broken, back hinge loose, spine loose or broken within interior. Pages are browning along edges, some edges uncut, few corners are lightly creased. Book in Good to Good+ condition. Scarce first edition signed by author. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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9 Keynes, Simon (ed.) QUENTIN KEYNES: EXPLORER, FILM-MAKER, LECTURER AND BOOK-COLLECTOR 1921-2003
Cambridge Simon Keynes 2004 0-907435-17-3 / 9780907435174 Limited Autographed Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Memoir Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" Illustrated Signed by Editor
"For fifty years, Quentin Keynes led small groups of teenagers on safari in Africa. He made films of his adventures, wrote articles for the National Geographic Magazine, and showed his films in schools and colleges throughout America and Britain. This book contains the texts of the addresses given by his friends at one or other of the two memorial meetings held in October 2003, at the Royal Geographical Society (London) and the Explorers Club (New York). It also contains a memoir by his elder brother, Richard Keynes, and a more extended account of his life, and collections, by his nephew, Simon Keynes." This edition is limited to 500 copies of which this is number 476 for Stephan Pollard from Simon Keynes on Quentin's behalf (the latter part of the message is handwritten by Simon Keynes). 246 pp. Turquoise cloth covers with gilt initials on front cover, gilt title on spine. DJ in NF condition, protected in glassine cover. Cover spine ends are bent from shelf wear. Decorative endpapers. Interior is pristine. Book in NF condition. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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10 Lindbergh, Reeve NO MORE WORDS: A JOURNAL OF MY MOTHER, ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH
New York Simon & Schuster 2002 0-7432-0314-3 / 9780743203142 Trade Paperback Very Good Biography Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Gift Inscription By Author
"No More Words is a moving and compassionate memoir of the final seventeen months of Reeve's mother's life.... Anyone who has had to care for an elderly parent disabled by Alzheimer's or stroke will understand immediately the heartache and anguish Reeve suffered and will find comfort in her story." 174 pp. Trade paperback with image of author on front cover. Gift inscription from author to previous owner on front free endpaper, along with previous owner's name written at top. Light wear to cover corners and edges, spine is bent and spine ends are worn. Interior pages are tight, clean. Photocopy of one of Anne's poems is scotch-taped to back inside cover. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Malcom, Lydia M. A BRIEF MEMOIR OF MRS. LYDIA M. MALCOM, LATE OF BOSTON, MASS. WIFE OF REV. HOWARD MALCOM
Boston William D. Ticknor 1835 Fourth Edition Cloth Good- Memoir Size: Approx. 3 3/4" x 6 1/4" 
122 pp. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped, fraying and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, fading to lettering on spine, spine ends are bent and torn. Water damage on bottom of book with bubbling/rippling/fading to cover faces, water stains to endpapers and page edges, some stains on interior of book. Writing on front inside cover, gift inscription on back of front free endpaper. Bookstore sticker on back inside cover. Significant tear to bottom of page 109-10. Foxing to interior, otherwise tight. Book in Good- condition. Scarce. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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12 McKibbin, Bill THE AGE OF MISSING INFORMATION
New York Random House 1992 0-394-57601-2 / 9780394576015 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Television Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" 
"...will forever alter our fundamental view of television and what it has brought to and stolen from our lives." 261 pages with index. Cream paper hard cover with red cloth spine. Very light wear to cover corners and edges, spine ends are bent. DJ in VG+ condition with slight wear to edges, corners and spine ends, small scuff on front of jacket. Uncut page edges. Interior pages are crisp, clean, easily legible. Book in VG+ to NF condition. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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13 Nelson, Captain A. W. YANKEE SWANSON: CHAPTERS FROM A LIFE AT SEA
New York Sturgis & Walton Company 1913 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- Memoir Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" Illustrations 
"To most of us the sea is an adventure to which we gladly go and from which we return with relief. To others it is romance, vaguely enticing, dimly alluring, always maintaining its distance. To Captain Nelson the sea is a place where men are bred, toil, live, struggle and so reach their desired haven." 374 pp. Blue cloth covers with image of boats on front cover, title in gilt on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, light wear/scuffing to cover faces, wear to spine, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Spine slightly cocked. Interior pages are lightly browning, small number of foxing spots. Book in VG- condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Scripps, Ellen Browning A SAMPLING FROM TRAVEL LETTERS 1881-1883
Claremont, California Scripps College 1973 Paper Cover Very Good+ Early Travel Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 7 1/2" 
"The letters, of which this publication presents choice excerpts, deserve to be published in their entirety, for they are in a very real sense the beginnings of at least one of the important news services upon which the informed public in our modern world has come to depend." 41 pp. Light blue stiff paper covers with light wear to corners and edges, spine ends rubbed. Interior pages are tight, clean, no marks. Pamphlet in VG+ condition. 
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15 Stoddard, John L. JOHN L. STODDARD'S LECTURES: COMPLETE IN TEN VOLUMES, VOLUME TEN (SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, GRAND CANON OF THE COLORADO RIVER, YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK)
Boston Balch Brothers Co. 1906 Hard Cover Good Early Travel Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" Photographs 
Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the World's Famous Places and People, Being The Identical Discourses Delivered During The Past Eighteen Years Under The Title of The Stoddard Lectures. Tells the world travels of John Lawson Stoddard (1850-1931), a teacher, author and lecturer. 304 pp. 58 pages of index and list of illustrations. Red marbled board with dark brown leather corners and spine, gilt title on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, significant wear to leather with tears and chipping, spine worn, spine ends are torn and fraying. Gilt top page edge. Floral endpapers. Spine slightly cocked. Interior pages browning along edges, entire book is dusty. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Stoddard, John L. JOHN L. STODDARD'S LECTURES: SUPPLEMENTARY VOLUME NUMBER FOUR (SICILY, GENOA, A DRIVE THROUGH THE ENGADINE)
Boston Balch Brothers Co. 1906 Hard Cover Good+ Early Travel Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" Photographs 
Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the World's Famous Places and People, Being The Identical Discourses Delivered During The Past Eighteen Years Under The Title of The Stoddard Lectures. Tells the world travels of John Lawson Stoddard (1850-1931), a teacher, author and lecturer. 336 pages with index and list of illustrations. Red marbled board with dark brown leather corners and spine, gilt title on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, significant wear to leather with tears and chipping, spine worn, spine ends are torn and fraying. Gilt top page edge. Spine slightly cocked. Floral endpapers. Interior pages browning along edges, back pages dusty. Book in Good+ condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Stoddard, John L. JOHN L. STODDARD'S LECTURES: SUPPLEMENTARY VOLUME NUMBER TWO (CANADA, MALTA, GIBRALTAR)
Boston Balch Brothers Co. 1906 Hard Cover Good+ Early Travel Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" Photographs 
Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the World's Famous Places and People, Being The Identical Discourses Delivered During The Past Eighteen Years Under The Title of The Stoddard Lectures. Tells the world travels of John Lawson Stoddard (1850-1931), a teacher, author and lecturer. 336 pages with index and list of illustrations. Red marbled board with dark brown leather corners and spine, gilt title on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, significant wear to leather with tears and chipping, spine worn, spine ends are torn and fraying. Gilt top page edge. Floral endpapers. Interior pages browning along edges, back pages dusty. Book in Good+ condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Thomas, Robert E. SALT & WATER, POWER & PEOPLE: A SHORT HISTORY OF HOOKER ELECTROCHEMICAL COMPANY
Niagara Falls, New York Hooker Electrochemical Company 1995 Hard Cover Very Good- Business Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" Photographs 
As written on the included lay-in message from the President and Chairman of Hooker Electrochemical Company: "This is the story of the Hooker Electrochemical Company. It was written to celebrate our fiftieth anniversary and to acquaint our employees, customers and friends with Hooker's growth and progress." 109 pp. B/W photographs throughout. Orange cloth covers. Cover corners and edges are lightly rubbed, top back corner is rubbed exposing board, minor soiling to cover faces, spine is faded, spine ends are rubbed. Residue on front free endpaper and back of lay-in (residual adhesive?). Front hinge loose. Interior clean, tight. Book in VG- to VG condition. 
Price: 6.50 USD
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19 Tunstall, Brian NELSON: GREAT LIVES
London Duckworth 1933 Hard Cover Good No Jacket Biography Size: Approx. 4 1/2" x 7 1/2" Maps 
144 pages with bibliography. Red brick cloth covers with gilt title lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, soiling and scuffing to cover faces, small holes in joints, spine is worn, spine ends are bent and fraying. Stains to top page edge. Slightly cocked spine. Previous owners' names written on front free endpaper. Evidence of water damage on back inside cover, with stains to top page edge of back pages. Some foxing on interior pages, discoloration to top edges. Book in Good- to Good condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 Various Authors STUDIES IN HONOR OF A. MARSHALL ELLIOTT (VOLUMES I AND II)
Baltimore The Johns Hopkins Press Cloth Very Good- Memoir Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" Fold Out Map 
"There have been collected in the accompanying volume a set of studies prepared by present or former members of the department of Romance Languages in the Johns Hopkins University and recent lecturers before that department. These studies were planned to celebrate the completion of Professor Elliott's thirty-fifth year of service in the University, and were to be offered to him as a mark of his pupils' esteem for their teacher and an evidence of the profit they have derived from his scholarly example." Volume I: 450 pp. Fold-out map. Volume II: 334 pp. Brown cloth covers with gilt title lettering on front and faded lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, wear to cover faces. Spines are darkened, spine ends are bent and fraying. Volume II front cover is slighly warped and doesn't rest flat on interior of book. Page edges are browning with foxing spots. Endpapers are heavily foxed. Interior pages are browning along edges, some foxing spots. Books are in VG- condition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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