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Twelfth [12th] U.S. Infantry 1798-1919: Its Story by Its Men

By: Aloe, Alfred; Gordon, Clifton R. (Preface); Taft, William Howard (Foreword)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Members of the Twelfth U.S. Infantry / The Knickerbocker Press: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201686


First edition. Signed, inscribed & dated May 1st 1919 by Clifton R. Gordon, a member of the 12th infantry, and the author of the preface. Light 1 inch smudge on front board, front & end matter lightly foxed. xvi, 425 pp. Original blue cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped borders. Black & white photographs throughout, several woodcuts. Frontispiece of 12th infantry commander Alfred Aloe. View more info

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The Dragons and George

By: Cadigan, George L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: G. Cadigan: 1987

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1528194


Inscribed & signed by author. Spine faded. 1987 Trade Paperback. 255 pp. A history of the Cadigan family, from early times in Ireland to today, featuring various notes, documents, etc. View more info

Image for The Arachnid Order Chelonethida (Stanford University Publications University Series, Biological Sciences, Volume VII, Number 1 [Vol. 7, No. I])

The Arachnid Order Chelonethida (Stanford University Publications University Series, Biological Sciences, Volume VII, Number 1 [Vol. 7, No. I])

By: Chamberlin, Joseph Conrad

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press: 1931

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2260279


Inscribed to fellow arachnologist Robert L. Gering (from whose library this volume was acquired) and signed by author on dedication page, signed by author again without inscription on title page. Possible custom rebinding (we have another copy from the same collection in red cloth with gilt titles on the spine - this is plain brown cloth with no title on the exterior). Rear hinge a bit shaken. 1931 Hard Cover. 284 pp. 8vo. A study of pseudoscorpions by an arachnologist w... View more info

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A New Pleiade: Selected Poems

By: Chappell, Fred; Cherry, Kelly; Dillard, R.H.W.; Galvin, Brendan; Garrett, George; Slavitt, David R.; Taylor, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: LSU Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2117909


Inscribed & signed by one contributor (Kelly Cherry) on title page ('To Abe, I thought this might interest you. Hope so! Love and admiration forever. Kelly, 11/98'). First edition. Rear jacket flap lightly creased.Very Good. 1998 Hard Cover. A New Pleiade is a celebration of close literary friendships among seven eminent American poets -- Fred Chappell, Kelly Cherry, R. H. W. Dillard, Brendan Galvin, George Garrett, David R. Slavitt, and Henry Taylor. The affection, fun,... View more info

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Russian Literature in the Age of Catherine the Great: A Collection of Essays

By: Cross, A.G. (Editor); Rice, James L; Hart, Pierre R.; Budgen David E.; Jones, W. Gareth; Baehr, Stephen L.; Page, Tanya; Smith, G.S.; Cross, A.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Willem A. Meeuws: 1976

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1291610


Inscribed & signed by author. Association copy -- from the working library of Professor Brenda Meehan, fellow expert on Russian studies. Light wear. 1976 Trade Paperback. CONTENTS: Introduction; The Memoirs of A.T. Bolotov and Russian Literary History; Continuity and Change in the Russian Ode; Fedor Emin and the Beginnings of the Russian Novel; A Trojan Horse within the Walls of Classicism: Russian Classicism and The National Specific; Radishchev's Polemic Against Sentim... View more info

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Marcus Whitman, M.D.: Pioneer and Martyr

By: Drury, Clifford Merrill

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd.: 1937

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265347


Limited edition, #494 of 500 copies. Signed twice by author: once on limitation page, and again on the half-title page with an inscription to a friend: To Dr. Cornelius J. Brosnan, authority on Northwest History, teacher of youth, scholar, and friend, this book is inscribed by the author with best wishes, Clifford M. Drury, June 8. 1938'. Edges lightly rubbed with bottom fore-edge corners exposed, Brosnan's name in pencil on front endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. 473, [3] pp. ... View more info

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From Heroin to San Quentin: A Novel

By: Duffy, Clinton T.; Linkletter, Eva Irene; Cranston, Alan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Java Books, Morro Bay: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2022010


First edition. Inscribed & signed by Eva Irene Linkletter to Carlson Wade, her literary agent, on front endpaper. Very faint stain to front endpaper along binding edge. Includes original jacket.Very Good. 1977 Hard Cover. 304 pp. A novel focusing on the struggle of a heroin addict during his time in San Quentin prison. View more info

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The Advantage of Being Born Poor (SPECIAL SIGNED COPY)

By: Eastman, Whitney Haskins

Price: $50.00

Publisher: s.n.: 1966

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1838960


Signed by Whitney to his personal friends Tom and Mabeth Hope. Includes a glued-in article from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle following Whitney's death, and two tipped-in correspondences from the Eastman family to the Hope family. The first is a Christmas letter from Whitney and his wife Karen, and the second is another letter sent the next January after his death. The first is signed by both Karen and Whitney, and the second is tenderly notated and signed by Karen.... View more info

Image for Report to Hon. Harold W. Baker, City Manager of a Study of Flood Conditions in the Genesee River, Having Specific Relation to a Civic Center, also to the General Subject of Flood Protection for the City of Rochester, together with a Digest of Former Reports -- Also a Reference to the Large Floods of 1935, 1936 and 1937 in the Eastern Part of the United States, 1925-1937 [with] 1865 Rochester Flood Carte-de-Visite

Report to Hon. Harold W. Baker, City Manager of a Study of Flood Conditions in the Genesee River, Having Specific Relation to a Civic Center, also to the General Subject of Flood Protection for the City of Rochester, together with a Digest of Former Reports -- Also a Reference to the Large Floods of 1935, 1936 and 1937 in the Eastern Part of the United States, 1925-1937 [with] 1865 Rochester Flood Carte-de-Visite

By: Fisher, Edwin A.; Covas, Perfecto A.; Freeman, John R.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Henderson-Mosher, Inc.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205234


First edition. Presentation copy - bookplate signed by author affixed to front endpaper. 1865 CDV photograph taken in Rochester during the Genesee River flood laid in. Spine lightly soiled, edges of a few pages faintly foxed. 1937 Hard Cover. xix, 251 pp. 8vo. Numerous fold-out figures, tables, and plates (120 total) throughout text. A report presented to the Rochester, New York's city management regarding the history of flooding in the Genesee River area, with recommend... View more info

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Never a Dull Moment

By: Gerling, Curt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Plaza Publishers: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201858


First edition. Association copy - signed & inscribed by Gerling to friends of his, with a postcard and a short typed letter to the same laid in, both referring to a shared interest in music. Very good in good jacket. A few jacket tears repaired with tape on reverse, jacket lightly toned, still nice under fresh mylar. 1974 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 322 pp. A collection of short writings by the author of Smugtown, U.S.A. and Good Enoug... View more info

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The Southwest Review Reader

By: Hartley, Margaret L.; Maxwell, Allen; Oates, Joyce Carol; Horgan, Paul; et al

Price: $25.00

Publisher: SMU Press, Dallas: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2118879


First edition. Signed by editor and inscribed to a close friend on front endpaper ('For Abe Rothberg, whose friendship during twenty-six years has meant much to me personally and whose contributions have added greatly to the value as well as the prestige of the Southwest Review. With every possible good wish, Margaret, 6-4-79'). Minimal wear to jacket corners.Near Fine. 1974 Hard Cover. xiv, 242 pp. 8vo. A collection of literary works (short stories and poetry) by variou... View more info

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Monroe Country (1821-1971): The Sesqui-Centennial Account of the History of Monroe County, New York [Sesquicentennial]

By: Hosmer, Howard C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Flower City Printing, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201949


First edition. Inscribed without attribution and signed by author on front endpaper. Laid in is a note written by a Democrat & Chronicle photographer explaining his relationship with Hosmer. Near fine in good jacket. 1 inch chip from jacket corner. 1971 Hard Cover. 327 pp. A sesquicentennial history of Monroe County in Western New York, by the editor of the Rochester Times-Union newspaper. View more info

Mold of Fortune: Lionel B. Kavanaugh and the First Half Century of Plastics

By: Kean, Sumner

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Standard Tool Company: 1959

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1309112


Presentation copy. Note from author to previous owner laid in. Small ink mark on front endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1959 Hard Cover. 90 pp. CONTENTS: 'Bob'; Horn to Plastics; Birth of a Business; Turning Point; Molding of Plastics; Second World War; Expansion Era; Travel; Lost Wax Successor; Pianist and Fisherman; Second Generation; Management Group; Sales; Financial; Labor; Half Century. ILLUSTRATIONS: Lionel B. Kavanaugh; Lionel and Ada Kavanaugh; Golf, Gardening and... View more info

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Surrogate Proletariat: Moslem Women and Revolutionary Strategies in Soviet Central Asia, 1919-1929

By: Massell, Gregory J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1974

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1291765


Inscribed & signed by author. Association copy -- inscribed to Professor Brenda Meehan, a fellow researcher of Russian society. Review letter from publisher laid in. Includes original jacket. Jacket price clipped.Very Good. 1974 Hard Cover. CONTENTS: Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; The Concerns of This Book; The Structure of This Study; Some Limitations of This Study: Problems of Data and Interpretation; Map; Revolution and Tradition: The Initial Confrontat... View more info

Image for Magnalia Christi Americana; or, The Ecclesiastical History of New-England, from its First Planting, in the Year 1620, unto the Year of Our Lord 1698. In Seven Books., in Two Volumes, with an Introduction and Occasional Notes, and Translations of the Hebrew, Greek, and Latin Quotations [Beecher-Stowe Family Copy]

Magnalia Christi Americana; or, The Ecclesiastical History of New-England, from its First Planting, in the Year 1620, unto the Year of Our Lord 1698. In Seven Books., in Two Volumes, with an Introduction and Occasional Notes, and Translations of the Hebrew, Greek, and Latin Quotations [Beecher-Stowe Family Copy]

By: Mather, Cotton; Robbins, Thomas; Robinson, Lucius F.

Price: $3,750.00

Publisher: Silas Andrus & Son.: 1853

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1955932


Second American edition, including a new preface and the preface from the 1820 edition. This copy belonged to the Stowe family, and is quite likely the precise copy referenced in Harriet Beecher Stowe's 'Poganuc People': It was a happy hour when [father] brought home and set up in his book-case Cotton Mather's Magnalia, in a new edition of two volumes. (quoted in Baker, America's Gothic Fiction: The Legacy of Magnalia Christi America, p. 5). Harriet is noted as among the... View more info

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Behold the Women: A Tribute to Sisters and Nuns of the Catholic Church in the United States and Other Countries

By: Paulos, Daniel Thomas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: St. Bernadette Institute of Sacred Art: 1994

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200541


Signed by author with letter. 1994 Large Hardcover. 208 pp. 11 1/8 x 8 5/8. Numerous photographs. Signed association copy with letter, The personal testimonies in this book were written from the heart, by people of all walks of life and levels of education...Keywords: NUNS RELIGION CATHOLIC CHURCH HISTORY BIOGRAPHY MONASTICISM CATHOLICISM RELIGIOUS CHRISTIAN CHRISTIANITY DANIEL THOMAS PAULOS View more info

Image for Into the Wilderness with the Army of the Potomac [Inscribed Presentation Copy with Two TLSs]

Into the Wilderness with the Army of the Potomac [Inscribed Presentation Copy with Two TLSs]

By: Scott, Robert Garth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1988

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2194921


Inscribed & signed by author on half-title page ('To Dr. William F. Hanna, with best wishes from a fellow laborer in the Civil War vineyard. Robert Gareth Scott, 2/11/89'), with two typed letters, also signed, laid in with envelope. One letter thanks Dr. Hanna for providing information on several individuals of the period, particularly the Barlow family, which Scott explains he is using as he writes another book. 1988 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this... View more info

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A Light in the Attic: Poems and Drawings

By: Silverstein, Shel

Price: $1,100.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Inscription: Signed by author. Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2262383


Reprint. Very good in near fine supplied jacket (ISBN-13 on rear panel indicates it was a later issue). Signed by author with original sketch in black ink on front endpapers, with a signed note of authentication from his personal friend and longtime bookseller Fred Koller, with whom Silverstein co-wrote a number of songs. Spine and cover edges faded, ink gift note and owner address on front endpapers. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 167, [9... View more info

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My Life's Journey: A Memoir of Betty Strasenburgh

By: Strasenburgh, Betty; Naparsteck, Ruth Rosenberg

Price: $75.00

Publisher: S.N.: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2267156


First edition. Inscribed and signed without attribution by author on title page ('I couldn't have done it without you. Betty Stras'). As this volume was acquired from the collection of Rochester City Historian Ruth Rosenberg Naparsteck, who edited the work, it is likely the 'you' in the inscription refers to her. Tiny internal tear on spine. 2016 Large Hardcover. 384 pp. A memoir by the Rochester, New York philanthropist, and member of the family after which the Strasenb... View more info

Image for A Brief Rule to Guide the Common-People of New England How to Order Themselves and Theirs in the Small Pocks, or Measels [First published in 1677/8, reprinted in 1702 and 1721-22.] (Publications of the Institute of the History of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Fourth Series, Bibliotheca Medica Americana, Volume I [1]) [Smallpox, Small Pox, Measles]

A Brief Rule to Guide the Common-People of New England How to Order Themselves and Theirs in the Small Pocks, or Measels [First published in 1677/8, reprinted in 1702 and 1721-22.] (Publications of the Institute of the History of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Fourth Series, Bibliotheca Medica Americana, Volume I [1]) [Smallpox, Small Pox, Measles]

By: Thacher, Thomas; Viets, Henry R.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins Press: 1937

Edition: Reissue

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2082129


Inscribed & signed by editor on front endpaper: 'To John B. Viets -- on the occasion of his visit to the Court Lane House. October 23, 1937 -- Henry R. Viets.' Boards toned. liv, 16 pp. Includes fold-out facsimile of of 1677/8 broadside, and facsimiles of the subsequent two pamphlet editions, representing all known editions of this work. Includes an extensive introduction providing historical, bibliographical, and typographical information about each version, as well as ... View more info

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The Howitzer 1930: The Annual of the United States Corps of Cadets [West Point]

By: United States Corps of Cadets; Broom, Thad. A.; Heitman, Charles S.; Whipple, William

Price: $125.00

Publisher: United States Military Academy, West Point: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2056729


Ink name (Lt. Cole, '31) on ownership page, computer print-out laid in identifies this as Loren Fletcher Cole (1909-1997), who graduated in 1931 and continued to serve until 1942. Edges lightly rubbed. 1930 Large Hardcover. 496 pp. Black & white photographs and color illustrations throughout. A student yearbook for West Point Military Academy, which includes portraits and lists of administration and students for the class of 1930, including members of sports teams and ot... View more info

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Civilization and the Cripple

By: Watson, Frederick

Price: $95.00

Publisher: John Bale, Sons & Danielsson Ltd.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2034903


First edition. This copy signed by Edgar Allen, founder of the International Society for Crippled Children, and inscribed to Henry Edward Abt., author of The Care and Education of the Crippled Child. Corners a bit rubbed, ink '#61' on front endpaper. 1930 Hard Cover. xi, 120 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs throughout, including an image of Red Cross nurses at an orthopaedic clinic. Includes a chapter on 'The Influence of the War on the Cripple'. Brief bibliography of ... View more info

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Greenbough: A Complicity

By: Webster, Richard A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lulu: 2005

Edition: Review Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2267147


TLS laid in, in which the author mentions Eastman Theater and the iconic Powers Building, signed in black ink. Ink mayor's office stamp on corner of letter. 2005 Trade Paperback. 239, [1] pp. A self-published detective novel set in Rochester, New York, written by a man born and raised in the city. Rochester's last detective doubts that a city can commit homicide. That is until an investigative coordinator set to replace him bungles a case involving the death of a local a... View more info

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A Stillness Heard Round the World: The End of the Great War: November 1918

By: Weintraub, Stanley

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Truman Talley Books / E.P. Dutton: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201726


First edition. Laid in are two letters from the author, both signed, responding to the previous owner's assistance in providing research material for the book. Also laid in is a copy of a letter to the author describing materials being sent, stapled to a related magazine page. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 467 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs. Stanley Weintraub recreates the days leading up to the armistice and documents the reactio... View more info

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The Truth About Windmills: Signed Association Copy of Original Score

By: Wilder, Alec

Price: $400.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1973

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1924521


Signed 'To Ginny McConnell, the best Mrs Fitzgerald there ever was or ever shall be. Alec Wilder' on inner margin of first page. McConnell's Pittsford NY address in blue ink on card taped to inside of front board. Boards a bit rubbed, minor notes on a few pages, ostensibly stage notes by McConnell herself. 1973 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 98 pp. Plastic comb binding, plain black cardstock boards. The Truth About Windmills was an opera Alec Wilder arranged in 1973, based on a... View more info

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An Address on the Occasion of the Centennial Celebration of the Founding of the Pennsylvania Hospital, Delivered June 10th, 1851

By: Wood, George B. [Bacon]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: T.K. and P.G. Collins, Printers: 1851

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2026225


Lacks backstrip, corners rubbed with minor loss of cloth, former copy of Rochester Academy of Medicine via the University of Michigan, donated by the author's sister-in-law (pencil number on title page, '12-16-10 G of Miss Juliana Wood' in pencil in margin of first preface page). R.A.M. bookplate on front endpaper, frontispiece foxed. This copy is also signed by George Wood on the front endpaper, and inscribed to his brother (Juliana's father): 'Richard D Wood / from his... View more info

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Extracts from Speeches by Hon. Simeon B. Chittenden

By: [Chittenden, S.B.]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1882

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2135193


Several items laid in: 1919 Victory Liberty Loan committee member appointment card; newspaper clipping about Chittenden; naughty picture card. Two newspaper clippings mounted on front flyleaves. Ink gift inscription from S.B. Chittenden to his sister-in-law Mrs. Sophia H. Bonesteel, with a note beneath in a different hand detailing when Chittenden passed away. First gathering loose. 1882 Full-Leather. 128 pp. Extracts from political speeches by Simeon B. Chittenden, who ... View more info