RARE BOOKS (113)
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    Constitution, By-Laws and Rules of Social Lodge No. 182 by: Independent Order of Odd Fellows [I.O.O.F.] $30.00

    Orange MA: Enterprise and Journal Print, 1918 – [for ‘I.O.O.F. of Orange, Mass., Instituted October 24, 1877’] – Good+ paperback – black-lettered green paper covers, detached but present, lightly rubbed, sunned – 6″ tall x 4″ – certificate page not filled – staples rusted, light wrinkling, otherwise clean, no markings – 28 pages. I.O.O.F. Odd Fellows social organization. Size: 16mo – over 5¾” – 6¾” tall

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    The Pictorial History of the United States of America, from the Discovery by the Northmen in the Tenth Century to the Present Time…in Four Volumes by: Frost, John $45.00

    This is Volumes I and II, bound in one volume. Philadelphia PA: Walker & Gillis, 1846 – Good hardcover – 10″ tall x 6.5″ – full leather; spine has raised bands, red and black title labels, gilt lettered on spine, gilt dec on cover edges – full page illustrations by W. Croome ahead of each volume title page and throughout – exterior rubbing at cover corners and edges, previous owner name penciled on t.p., toned edges, no other marks and very light foxing on otherwise bright paper – rear cover loosening partly at hinge, otherwise tight binding with slight lean. Vol. I : xvi + 17-240 pages; Vol. II: xii + 13-240 pages. Volumes I and II of set of 4. Ships from the U.S. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    FIFTY SEASONS A Gathering Memoir at The Millennium 1950-2000 by: Lovett, Sidney (editor) $20.00

    New Haven CT: Yale University, 2000 – Very Good hardcover – 10.25″ tall x 7.75″ – dark blue covers, gilt lettered – light to moderate exterior/edge wear, otherwise unmarked, tight, as new interior – liv + 589 pages. Heavy book surcharge included in price. Ships regular mail to U.S. addresses only. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    The Yale Banner 1949 (Volume CVIII) by: Unknown $39.00

    New Haven, CT: Yale Banner Publications, [1949] – Very Good hardcover – 11″ tall x 8″ – dark blue textured cover, white stamped lettering – previous owner name, 1949 date, edge toning, on front pastedown, otherwise no markings – lavish bw photos include G.H.W. Bush – acknowledgements + 279 pages. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    Dictionnaire Geographique ou Description de Toutes les Parties du Monde by: Vosgien $29.00

    Paris: Chez Menard et Desenne, Fils, 1826 – full leather, gilt lettered red title label, gilt bands & dec – 8.25″/21 cms tall – marbled endpapers, marbled edges – 7 maps: frontis pullout map of France (clear but torn), 4-panel pullout global projection of the world; Carte d’Afrique, Amerique Meridionale 1826, Amerique Septentrionale 1826, Carte d’Asie 1826, Carte d’Europe 1826 – vii + 672 pages + 5-page section on contemporary coin images. Moderate exterior wear with rubbed extremities, faded edges; text, edges, and maps toned with varied foxing; few margin stains; no markings. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Skizzen aus Umbrien by: Howald, Herold $25.00

    Bern SWITZERLAND: Kunstgesellschaft, 1940 – SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION (# 303 of 500) – Good+ paper covers, string bound – 9″ tall x 12.25″ tanned at the edges with shallow dampstaining along the top rear edge – the text by Hans Bloesch “Wandern in Italien” and the 20 sketches are clean, clear and unmarked with a very, very light hint of edge tanning. Text in German. Umbria, northern Italy.

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    The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American Forces…and First President of the United States. . In Two Volumes. Volume II. by: Marshall, John $39.00

    Compiled under the inspection of the Honourable Bushrod Washington, from original papers bequeathed to him by his deceased relative. Philadelphia PA: James Crissy and Thomas, Cowperthwait and Co., 1843 – Second Edition (“revised and corrected by the author”) – Good hardcover – full leather with gilt dec edges, spine has 4 raised bands, 2 black gilt lettered labels on spine – marbled edges and endpapers – exterior, corners rubbed, outer edge toned; hinges tender but holding; toning on front and Index pages, otherwise bright text – previous owner names on front blank endpaper, no other markings – 448 pages + 32pp Notes + [i]-v Index. Marshall’s Washington. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Dr. Watts’s Imitation of the Psalms of David by: Isaac Watts. Barlow, Joel (ed.) $200.00

    Hartford: printed by Barlow and Babcock , M,DCC,LXXXV. [1785] – First Edition, leather bound – 6″ tall x 3″ – Good+ full leather with 4 raised bands on spine – cover corners rubbed but binding tight; 2 small worm holes at base of spine – pages toned with some edge chipping but 95% legible; last page detached but present – index of hymns, index of first lines – 348 pages. Owner Jeremiah Baldwin’s signature with purchase date 1786 and his age as 14 years is repeated on the front fly leaf. The same handwriting has marked Com [Common metre] and Long [Long metre] next to several hymn titles. The preface states how a committee appointed by the (Congregational) General Association of Connecticut invited Mr. Joel Barlow of Hartford in 1785 to adapt Isaac Watts’s hymns for use in American thought and worship (Congregational church) and publish them together with “a Collection of Hymns; The whole applied to the state of the Christian Church in General.” Joel Barlow (1755-1812), Yale graduate; poet (“Hasty Pudding”), Revolutionary editor and publisher, and U.S. diplomat. His wife Margaret had Baldwin family connections. Size: 16mo – over 5¾” – 6¾” tall

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    Memorial Album. Pictorial History of the 1st Division by: Unknown $25.00

    San Diego CA: The Society of the 1st Division, n.d. (1950) – First Edition – Very Good paperback – string-bound oblong 10″ tall x 13.75″ – bw photos – light edge sunning, light eyelet and corner wear, small tape liftoff scuff, otherwise unmarked, clean covers and text; string replaced – 102 pages. Album designed to supplement the World War I history and the World War II history of the 1st Division, “the Fighting First”. Size: oblong

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    Catalogue of the Marine Invertebrata of Eastern Canada by: Whiteaves, J.F. $25.00

    Ottawa, CANADA: S.E. Dawson, printer; Geological Survey of Canada, 1901 – First Edition – Good+ paperback in hardcover library binding – 10.25″ tall x 6.5″ – blue covers, gilt-lettered on spine – taped tear on title page, usual library marks and stamps, otherwise unmarked – Harvard Library label on pastedown – errata sheet + 271 pages. Whiteaves, Joseph Frederick, 1835-1909. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    The Flower of the Flock and The Badgers of Belmont by: Egan, Maurice Francis $99.00

    New York: Benziger Brothers, 1894 – Second Edition – Good+ hardcover – 7.5″ tall – green lettered green cloth, dulled but clean exterior, faded at spine, with moderate edge wear – tender at front hinge, but otherwise tight and square; edges darkened but interior bright and clean, unmarked – 179 pages. Two stories in one volume by Maurice Francis Egan (1852-1924). Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    Memories of 1904 at Yale by: Parks, G. Elton $29.00

    New Haven CT: printed for the author by E.L. Hildreth, master printer at Yale University Press, April 1913 – near Very Good hardcover – 6.5″ tall x 4.25″ – blue papercovered boards – white paper backstrip with paper title label – endpapers same blue paper – top edge gilt – outer and bottom page edge deckled – backstrip is sunned, loosening slightly at top with chip and 2″ cracking at bottom but holding; otherwise interior like new – 132 pages. 1904 events at Yale: Fence Orations; Class Oration; Class Poem; Class History; Ivy Ode; Baccalaureate Address. Size: 16mo – over 5¾” – 6¾” tall

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    British Railway Signalling by: Nock, O.S. $12.00

    London: George Allen & Unwin, 1969 – VG+ hardcover/Very Good dust jacket – 8.75″ tall – red covers, silver gilt lettered on spine – bw photos – small red stain inside dust jacket; no markings on book inside or out, appears new – index – 180 pages. History of the development of railway signaling from mechanical arm signal to modern methods of electronic remote control. ISBN: 0-04-625002-6 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    The MacCarthys of Munster The Story of a Great Irish Sept by: McCarthy, Samuel Trant (The MacCarthy Mor) $149.00

    Little Rock AR: Gryphons Publishers and Distributors, 1997 – Very Good hardcover – 9.25″ tall – gilt-lettered red covers – bw heraldic arms; bw illustrations, photos, maps, charts – 5-6 tiny scattered miniscule spots on the outside edge, otherwise as new, unmarked – index – 564 pages. First Edition (stated) of a Facsimile of an earlier publication, with additional Commentary by the author. ISBN: 0-9654220-1-1 Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    The Book of the Hamburgs. A Brief Treatise upon the Mating, Rearing and Management of the Different Varieties of Hamburgs by: Baum, L. Frank $69.00

    NY: Books of Wonder, 1991 – Very Good+ paperback facsimile of L. Frank Baum’s first publication of 1886 (Hartford CT: H.H. Stoddard) – 7″ tall – bw ills – faint edgewear, otherwise tight, bright, unmarked – bio note + 71 pages. ISBN: 0-929605-14-4 Ships from the U.S. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    Liber Brunensis 1914 by: Moffat, William A. ed. $30.00

    Providence RI: Chester A. Files, n.d. [1914] – 56th edition – Good hardcover – gilt lettered and dec brown covers with gilt bear and color seal of Brown University on front – binding shaken, backstrip sunned with wear and some separation at rear; one page taped neatly; generally complete and clean, unmarked – 9.75″ tall – ads + 300 pages. Brown University yearbook. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    A HANDBOOK OF LATTICE SPACINGS AND STRUCTURES OF METALS AND ALLOYS Volume 2 by: Pearson, W.B. $49.00

    Oxford UK & NY: Pergamon Press, 1967 – First Edition (stated) – Very Good hardcover – 10″ tall – lightly rubbed blue cloth, gilt-lettered – opens easily at title page (not cracked) but tight, clean unmarked interior, edges tanned but clean – ex corporate library/minimal markings (no pocket) – indices – 1,446 pages. (Metal Physics and Physical Metallurgy series, Vol. 4). Ships by standard mail to U.S. addresses only. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    Message from the President of the United States Transmitting the Treaty Between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (The Start Treaty) by: 102nd U.S. Congress $20.00

    Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1991 (Treaty Doc. 102-20) – printed November 25, 1991 for the use of the Senate – Very Good paperback – blue paper covers – 9.25″ tall – bw photos – exterior light handling wear, otherwise clean, tight, with no markings – xiv + 1101 pages. Ships to U.S. addresses only, by Media Mail. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Benny’s Birds by: E.H.R. $25.00

    Boston: Henry Hoyt, 1863 – Good+ hardcover – 5.75″ tall x 3.75″ – clean brown blindstamped decorated covers – tissue guarded bw frontis, chapter initial illustrations – endpapers removed, otherwise surprisingly tight with 2-3 marginal smudges and light foxing (not impeding legibility) – ads + 39 pages. Summer adventures of little Benny and his sister Nellie. The Hillside Library. Size: 24mo – over 5″ – 5¾” tall

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    PHOTO-VIEWS OF HARTFORD, American Headquarters, Lion Fire Insurance Company, of London, and Scottish Union and National Insurance Co., 1892 by: Bennett, M., Manager $66.00

    Very Good hardcover – oblong 10.75″ tall x 14.25″ beveled edge covers – art-deco style gilt lettering on burgundy cloth with gilt Connecticut insignia lower left and graceful gilt City of Hartford insignia upper right which includes the city’s Latin motto “Post Nubila Phoebus” (After clouds, sunshine) – covers are sunned at the spine and edges with narrow 3″ scrape in front, with interior very lightly toned (no foxing or smudges). The title page includes the names of M. Bennett, the London (and joint) bank manager as well as the Scottish Union and National Insurance Co. manager, J.H. Brewster. 25 bw fine tissue guarded photo plates cover the major monuments, interiors and street scenes of Hartford as well as bank headquarters. Price includes heavy book surcharge. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall