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Sin and Filth in Medieval Culture: The Devil in the Latrine (Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture, No. 2)

By: Bayless, Martha

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Routledge: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CL004905

ISBN: 0415897807

Condition: Good+


Hardcover, (G+/no dj), Routledge, New York NY, 2012, first edition, 242 pages, Lists of Illustrations and Abbreviations, Note About Translations, Preface, Notes, Bibliography, Indices, illustrated in b&w, hardcover - matte boards, 6.25 in. x 9.25 in., spine ends very faintly bumped, covers show a little very mild scuffing, no dust jacket - as issued?, previous owner’s neat pencil and ink and highlighting marks on some pages, otherwise contents clean and tight, item protected in new clear plastic sleeve, Book: Good+ {While this book does have some markings, most of them are small and neat, a... View more info

1795 — 1995, Schodack Recipes and Reflections

By: Biel, Edna, Project Coordinator — Editor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Town of Schodack and Schodack Bicentennial Committee: 1994

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: CL004896

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover, (NF), Town of Schodack and Schodack Bicentennial Committee, Schodack NY, 1994, first printing stated, 297 pages, illustrated in b&w with some small line drawings and clip art and ornaments, 6 in. x 9 in., tan covers with brown titles and decoration, very minor rubs to corners and spine ends, two tiny and very faint spots to covers, a very little bit of faint soil on bottom of textblock, contents clean and tight, item protected in new clear plastic sleeve, Book: Near Fine, 4896 [(s)0718JC] Please feel free to contact us with questions about our books - we are happy to provide furthe... View more info

Nor Meekly Serve My Time: The H Block Struggle 1976-1981

By: Campbell, Brian, Laurence McKeown, Felim O’Hagan

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Beyond the Pale Publications: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CL004909

ISBN: 0951422952

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, (VG), Beyond the Pale Publications, Belfast, 1994, first edition, 267 pages, Glossary, Foreword by Bernadette McAliskey, Editors’ Introduction, Epilogue, illustrated with a section of b&w photos, 6-1/8 in. x 9-1/8 in., corners and spine ends faintly rubbed, very slight creasing and minor scuffing to covers, slight soil to text-block, very mild soil to a few pages, otherwise contents clean and tight, item protected in new clear plastic sleeve, Book: Very Good, 4909 [(s)1018LG] Please feel free to contact us with questions about our books - we are happy to provide further informatio... View more info

Apes and Angels: The Irishman in Victorian Caricature (Revised Edition)

By: Curtis, Jr., L. Perry

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press: 1997

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: CL004910

ISBN: 1560986476

Condition: Good+


Hardcover, (G+/VG), Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London, 1997, revised edition, first thus, 211 pages, Introduction to Revised Edition, Preface, Notes, Index, illustrated in b&w, 7.75 in. x 10.25 in., green cloth with black titles, a little bit of faint soil to top of text block, dust jacket shows very minor wear to corners and spine ends, jacket spine slightly faded, dust jacket protected in new archival plastic cover, one narrow abraded area on each paste-down endpaper (tape removal?), a few very small ink marks and a very little highlighting by previous owner, otherwise con... View more info

A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Compiled and Arranged From Official Records of the Federal and Confederate Armies, Reports of the Adjutant Generals of the Several States, the Army Registers, and Other Reliable Documents and Sources

By: Dyer, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry) (Late 7th Connecticut Volunteers), with a New Introduction by Bell Irvin Wiley

Price: $62.00

Publisher: Thomas Yoseloff: 1959

Seller ID: CL004943

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcovers in slipcase, (VG+/G+), Thomas Yoseloff / Sagamore Press, New York, 1959, 3 volumes, 1796 pages total (books continuously paginated), Table of Contents for set and list of Illustrations & Maps for set in Vol. I - along with Wiley’s Introduction and Author Foreword, Index for set in Vol. III, illustrated in b&w with a section (in Vol. II) of photos & reproductions & maps, books are 8 in. x 11 in., dark red cloth with black and gilt titles and decorations, very mild bumping to spine ends and a few upper corners, covers faintly scuffed, one tiny chip in joint of front cover and spine ... View more info

The Mask of Anarchy: The Destruction of Liberia and the Religious Dimension of an African Civil War

By: Ellis, Stephen

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CL004980

ISBN: 0814722113

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover in Dust Jacket, (VG+/VG), New York University Press, New York, 1999, First Edition, 350 pages, list of Acronyms, Introduction, Annexes (Casualties, List of principal characters), Bibliography, Index, illustrated with several b&w photos and maps, 5.5 in. x 8.75 in., black boards with gilt titles, minor rubbing to corners and spine ends, mild bumping to spine ends, dust jacket has very minor bumping to corners and spine ends and a little mild scuffing and soil to panels, dust jacket protected in new archival plastic cover, contents clean and tight, Book: Very Good+, Dust Jacket: Very G... View more info

A British Fusilier in Revolutionary Boston: Being the Diary of Lieutenant Frederick Mackenzie, Adjutant of the Royal Welch Fusiliers, January 5 — April 30, 1775, With a Letter Describing His Voyage to America

By: French, Allen (editor)

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: "A gift from Col Mackenzie…"

Seller ID: CL004996

Condition: Good-


Hardcover, (G-), first edition, Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA, 1926, 83 pages, editor Introduction, Appendix, inscription at front states "A gift from Col Mackenzie…" - book was apparently from a relative of the titular fusilier, illustrated in b&w with several inter-text charts as well as 3 plates (including frontis) - all three plates still have their captioned tissue-guards, also includes 2 fold-out maps at back, 6.75 in. x 8.75 in., red boards with black cloth spine, gilt spine titles, top edges gilt, corners and spine ends bumped and worn (boards visible at corners), slight she... View more info

The History of the Columbia County Agricultural Society, Circa 1841

By: Gallant, Jr., Sharon and John

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: CL004895

Condition: Good+


Paperbound, (G+), no date - likely 2012, 132 pages, Signed by both authors on title page, illustrated with many b&w photos, 8.50 in. x 11 in., corners and spine ends mildly bumped and worn, front cover shows mild soil and a little minor bumping and creasing, upper outside corner of first few pages slightly bumped, otherwise contents clean and tight, item protected in new clear plastic sleeve, Book: Good+ 4895 [(s)0618JA] Please feel free to contact us with questions about our books - we are happy to provide further information! View more info

The British Regime in Wisconsin and the Northwest (Publications of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin)

By: Kellogg, Louise Phelps

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 1971

Seller ID: CL004975

ISBN: 0306710471

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, (VG+), Da Capo Press, New York, 1971, part of Da Capo’s series 'The American Scene. Comments and Commentators', 361 pages, Author Preface, list of Illustrations, Index, illustrated with 10 b&w reproductions (including 2 maps), 5.75 in x 8.75 in, navy blue cloth with gilt titles, mild bumping to corners and spine ends, a little faint scuffing to covers, a very little minor soil to text block, no dust jacket - probably as issued, contents clean and tight, item protected in new clear plastic sleeve, Book: Very Good+ 4975 Slo0719EC] Please feel free to contact us with questions about... View more info

The French Regime in Wisconsin and the Northwest (Publications of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin)

By: Kellogg, Louise Phelps

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cooper Square Publishers, Inc.: 1968

Seller ID: CL004976

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, (NF), Cooper Square Publishers Inc., New York, 1968, 474 pages, Author Preface, list of Illustrations, Index, illustrated with b&w reproductions and maps, maroon boards with gilt and silver titles, 6.25 in x 9.25 in., minor rubbing to corners, no dust jacket - probably as issued, contents clean and tight, item protected in new clear plastic sleeve, Book: Near Fine 4976 [Sss0719EC] Please feel free to contact us with questions about our books - we are happy to provide further information! View more info

I Love Vermont - - But… — Life in the Green Mountains

By: Lewis, Oma Barnes

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Exposition Press Inc.: 1956

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: CL004812

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover in dust jacket, 1st ed., (VG+/G-), Exposition Press Inc., New York, 1956, First Edition Stated, 123 pages, Author Preface, 5.5 in. x 8.25 in., green cloth with black titles, very mild wear to corners and spine ends, faint shelf wear, very faint foxing to top of text-block, dust jacket shows bumping and wear to corners and spine ends as well as rubbing to spine and flap edges, clear tape from previous owner inside jacket spine, panels slightly scuffed and soiled, small (1 in.) piece missing from base of jacket spine, dust jacket protected in new archival plastic cover, previous owner... View more info

Plutarch’s Lives (The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans), 2 volume set

By: Plutarch (The Dryden translation, edited and revised by Arthur Hugh Clough)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1992

Seller ID: CL004916

ISBN: 0679600086 & 0679600

Condition: Very Good-


Hardcovers in jackets, (VG-/VG), The Modern Library, New York, 1992, Vol. I: 764 pages, Vol II: 704 pages, each vol. contains a brief biography of Plutarch as well as the Introduction by Clough and an Index, endpapers decorated with Modern Library logo in brown, books are each 5.75 in x 8.25 in., grey cloth with gilt and stamped titles and decorations, spine ends very mildly bumped, dust jackets show very slight bumping to corners and spine ends as well as a little minor scuffing, list of publisher’s titles on reverse of both jackets, dust jackets protected in new archival plastic covers, a ... View more info

Smiths of Tyre: Asa Smith 1758-1841, Jason Smith 1795-1883, Pulaski E. Smith 1829-1916

By: Smith, E. Payson

Price: $95.00

Publisher: E. Payson Smith, Press of W. E. Morrison & Co., Ovid NY: 1979/1980

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: CL004908

Condition: Good+ & Very Good+


Listing includes book and also pamphlet with same author & title (earlier, more brief version of book), BOOK: Hardcover, (G+), E. Payson Smith, Press of W. E. Morrison & Co., Ovid NY, 1979/1980, 121 pages, Limited Edition - No. 67, Inscribed by Author at front, Author Introduction, book still has Smith Family Genealogy packet in pocket at back, illustrated in b&w with several photos as well as a map (map is double-page spread), 6-1/8 in. x 9-1/4 in., mustard yellow cloth with dark green titles and decoration, base of spine mildly bumped, faint cupping and a very little bit of minor soil to fro... View more info

POW 83: Shinyo Maru Survivor

By: Wallace, John W.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: The Gray Rider Publishing Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition stated

Seller ID: CL004952

ISBN: 0967373301

Condition: As New


Softcover, As New, The Gray Rider Publishing Company, Chatham NY, 1999, First Edition stated, Foreword, Prologue, Epilog, Appendix, illustrated with several b&w photos, 6 in. x 9 in., contents clean and tight, item protected in new clear plastic sleeve, Book: As New {From title page: "The powerful true story of what really happened to American Prisoners of War in the Japanese Death Camps in the Philippines during World War II and of one man’s struggle to survive at the hands of his brutal captors".} 4952 [(s)0419JA] Please feel free to contact us with questions about our books - we are happ... View more info

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"All Hands": Pictures of Life in the United States Navy

By: Zogbaum, Rufus Fairchild

Price: $135.00

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CL004871

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, 1st ed., (VG+), Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1897, first edition, unpaginated - approx. 90 pages, illustrated in b&w with 43 large plates including frontis - many are full-page and 6 are double-page spreads, also contains numerous smaller b&w incidental illustrations on verso of plates, tissue-guards (captioned) intact, 11.75 in. x 16.75 in., blue cloth with gilt and grey titles and decorations, all edges gilt, corners very mildly rubbed, spine ends very slightly bumped with slight wear, covers show a little minor soil and some slight chipping, a very few slight scuffs to... View more info