Antique & Vintage Books #339

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Great lots of antiquarian books, collectibles of all sorts, ephemera and some coins. Great collection of items! NO RESERVES - REASONABLE SHIPPING!

South Boston Books


(978) 331-0895
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Common Sense in the Household: A Manual of Practical Housewifery (1898) Cookbook - Recipes

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Common Sense in the Household: A Manual of Practical Housewifery by Marion Harland. Published by Scribner, Armstrong, New York (1898) Harland went on to write a series ...moreof cookbooks in the wake of the success of Common Sense. Good sections on seafood & shellfish - terrapin, fried eels, stewed eels, pickled oysters, scalloped clams (but not, curiously, the reverse). Size: 8vo. Good condition, hardcover.

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THE NEW BIBLICAL ATLAS (c.1890) with 16 Colored Maps

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THE NEW BIBLICAL ATLAS, JOHNSTON, A. K. Published by Religious Tract Society (c.1890) Good condition as shown, hardcover. 87 pp and illustrated with 16 colored maps and...more plans.

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STAMPEDE TO TIMBERLINE : The Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Colorado

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STAMPEDE TO TIMBERLINE : The Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Colorado Wolle, Muriel Sibell (Author-Illustrator) Published by Sage Books, Chicago, IL (1971) Later Printi...moreng large hardcover with dust jacket in protector. A local history of Colorado mining towns, travel narrative and pictorial record; a distillation of some 22 years of visiting and pictorially recording mining towns before they disappeared, or, "restored" beyond semblance of their past. Text in 20 chapters w/Glossary of mining terms to rear. 90 pages of plates.

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ROBERT CAPA: Photographs (2005)

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Robert Capa: Photographs (Aperture Monograph) Forward by Henri Cartier-Bresson. Rembrance by Cornell Capa. Introduction by Richard Whelan. Published by Aperture (2005) ...moreVery Good. 1st Edition. Bright, crisp, unclipped dust jacket in Bro Dart cover. "The first true retrospective book of one of the century's greatest photographers. Drawing upon hundreds of previously unseen images, this collection reveals Capa as one of the great poets of the camera. In these photographs we see through the eyes of a driven humanist who was also a documentarian of the highest caliber. Shows us the remarkable range of his work, which encompasses the sufferings as well as the tenderness, humor, and wonder of his subjects."

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The PSALMS, HYMNS and Spiritual Songs by Issac Watts (1850)

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Good- condition, as shown old leather boards....more

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NEW TESTAMENT of the Lord and Savior JESUS CHRIST

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Fair/Good to good condition with wood boards, wear. Leather....more

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PILGRIM'S PROGRESS by John Bunyan (c.1890)

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Good- condition large blue hardcover with color illustrations. Nice for shelf....more

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LEADERS of MEN Types and Principles of Success (1903) with TEDDY ROOSEVELT

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Good condition hardcover with some general wear. Includes President Theodore Roosevelt and many others....more

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(7) BRITAIN TO-DAY Magazines WW2 ERA 1940-1941 - London

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Eight copies, all in VERY GOOD condition, some WW2 articles, July 25th 1941, September 5th 1941, December 27th 1940, July 11th 1941, November 15th 1940, October 17th 1941...more, February 1942. One article on Women Making Munitions.

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PEPPERBOX FIREARMS by Lewis Winant (2004) DELUXE FIREARMS EDITION

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Palladium Press, Birmingham, Alabama, 2004. Facsimile Edition. Leather bound. A few black and white illustrations. This facsimile reprint edition was privately printed fo...morer the members of The Firearms Classic Library.

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PISTOL and REVOLVER SHOOTING by Himmelwright (2004) DELUXE FIREARMS EDITION

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Palladium Press, Birmingham, Alabama, 2004. Facsimile Edition. Leather bound. A few black and white illustrations. This facsimile reprint edition was privately printed fo...morer the members of The Firearms Classic Library.

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ON THE ROAD by Jack Kerouac (1957) Viking Press

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Early Printing with no dust jacket, hardcover, Viking Press (1957)...more

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The Case of the Grinning Gorilla by Erle Stanley Gardner (1952)

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The Case of the Grinning Gorilla Erle Stanley Gardner, Published by Walter J. Black, New York (1952) Good condition with dust jacket....more

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APACHE, NAVAHO, and SPAINIARD (1982) University of Oklahoma Press

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Apache, Navaho, and Spaniard (Civilization of the American Indian Series ; V. 115) Jack D. Forbes, Published by Univ of Oklahoma Pr (1982) Good condition hardcover with...more dust jacket. The Spanish advance in the seventeenth century into northern Mexico and the Southwest, and of the American Indian response. Illustrations & maps. ; 304 pages.

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Ancient American Pottery by G.H.S. Bushnell (1955)

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Ancient American Pottery by Bushnell, G.H.S. & Digby, Adrian. Published by Faber and Faber, London (1955) Good condition hardcover. Expert account and the first book ...moreto cover the whole field of Ancient American Potteriy in Mexico, Peru and the Southwest United States. The authors were in charge of the collections in the British Museum and Cambridge Museum.

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POET'S COUNTRY by Andrew Lang (1907) Shakespeare - Byron - Tennyson - Milton

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Poet's Country by Lang, Andrew (Editor) Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack, Edinburgh (1907) Purpose of the volume is to "trace the relations of poets with the aspects of 'the...moreir ain countrie', or the scenes where they built their homes, or pitched their transient tents." Includes: Shakespeare, Woodsworth, Byron, Coleridge Shelley, Milton, Tennyson, Keats and more. Good condition hardcover.

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The Bluejacket's Manual (1940) WW2 United States NAVY

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Good condition, sofcover, as shown, 1940, tenth edition....more

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William Henry Harrison and the Conquest of the Ohio Country: Frontier Fighting in the War of 1812

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Very good condition hardcover. "In his study of William Henry Harrison, David Curtis Skaggs sheds light on the role of citizen-soldiers in taming the wilderness of the ol...mored Northwest. ..."

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RARE Around the World with GENERAL GRANT (1879) Two Volume Set

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Around the World with General Grant: A Narrative of the Visit of General U.S. Grant, Ex-President of the United States, to Various Countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa i...moren 1877, 1878, 1879. to Which Are Added Certain Conversations with General Grant on Questions Connected with American Politics and History [William Safire copy] John Russell Young. Published by Subscription Book Department of the American News Company, New York (1879) Young was invited to accompany Grant on his famous world tour, and so impressed the former President that he gained a position as Envoy to the Qing Empire under the Arthur administration, and later became the 7th Librarian of Congress. GOOD condition, some general overall wear, nice set.

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HERSELF - IRELAND by Elizabeth P. O'Connor (1918)

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Herself - Ireland by Elizabeth P. O'Connor, Published by Dodd, Mead and Co., New York (1918) good condition, hardcover. Frontis photograph of The Four Courts, Dublin. 24 ...moreother full-page plates throughout text.

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RARE RESTRICTED WW2 Government Report (1939) National Product in Wartime by SIMON KUNETS

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Over 100 page report from the National Bureau of Economic Research and Simon Kunetz in 1939. Listed as Restricted & Confidential. As for Kunetz, his name is associated w...moreith the formation of the modern economic science such as an empirical discipline, the development of statistical methods of research and the emergence of quantitative economic history. Among his several observations which sparked important theoretical research programs was the Kuznets curve, an inverted U-shaped relation between income inequality and economic growth.

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The Man Who Won the BATTLE OF BRITAIN by Robert Wright

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Good condition, hardcover with dust jacket....more

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SIGNED Carolina Folk Comedies by Frederick H. Koch (1931) Father of AMERICAN FOLK DRAMA

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Carolina Folk Comedies by Koch, Frederick H. Published by Samuel French, New York (1931) good condition, hardcover, inscribed by Frederick Koch. Frederick Henry Koch wa...mores the founder of the Carolina Playmakers at the University of North Carolina and considered the father of American folk drama.

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A Memoir of CHINA in Revolution by Chester Ronning (1974)

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Very Good condition hardcover with dust jacket. Title, A Memoir of China in Revolution: from the Boxer Rebellion to the People's Republic. Author, Chester Ronning. Publis...moreher, Pantheon Books, 1974

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The Narrative of Alvar Nunez De Cabeza De Vaca (1972) with Slipcase

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The Narrative of Alvar Nunez De Cabeza De Vaca. Nunez Cabza De Vaca, Alvar. Published by Imprint Society, Barre. MA (1972) Good condition with slipcase. Translated by Fan...moreny Bandelier, Introduction by John Francis Bannon. Contains the Oviedo's Version of the Lost Joint Report Presented to the Audiencia of Santo Domingo, translated by Gerald Theisen.

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