Richmond: The Dietz Press, (1951). Hardcover. 8vo. Scarce. Red cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Else is clean and bright. Blue and white illustrated dust jacket with blue title to front and spine panels. Minor soiling, creasing and edgewear to jacket as well as "Claiborne" and "Hale of Kent" written in faded pen to spine panel. Index, 340 pages. VA/011419. Very Good+ / Very Good.
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Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1940. Hardcover. First edition. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "Inscribed to Audrey Long / with best wishes and love, / Bernice Kelly Harris". Audrey Long was a movie actress of the 40s and 50s. This is Harris' second book, following her novel Purslane. North Carolina author. Bound in tan cloth boards with dark green title to spine and front cover. Browning of the half-title and title-page from acid migration from the frontispiece, otherwise fine. In brown and blue illustrated dust jacket with blue title to spine panel. The jacket is rubbed and chipped with silverfish markings on the rear panel and fading to spine panel. 294 pages. DRA/102516. Very Good / Very Good.
Carlsbad, CA: Heritage Media Corp. 1999. Hardcover. 1st edition; Near mint (ink writing opposite title page) in VG+ pictorial dj; 4to.; illust. Endpapers; double column textformat; b&w, color photos, diagrams,etc. throughout. Minor fading to spine panel and minor wear to edges of dust jacket. 384 pp. New York City History. NYHIS/11262. Near Fine in Very Good + DJ.
Harrisburg: no publisher stated. 1876. Paperback. Very good- in wraps. Short 5 paged pamphlet. Text occasionally foxed but overall in clean condition. Last two pages detached by present. A memoranda read by Harris, at a meeting of the Hope Fire Company of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to celebrate the American centennial. Simpson was a native of Harrisburg and a Revolutionary War soldier. Terrific source for the Pa. local historian. American Biography. AMEBIO2/2212. Very Good.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1835. Paperback. From the Boys and Girls Library. XXIII & XXIV. Written in conversational style for children about the history of the US beginning with the founding of New York and ending with the American Revolution. Bound in two volumes, both lack original wrappers but remain mostly bound with a few loose pages. Both volumes are housed in an archival cream colored case. Both volumes have an engraved frontispiece and half-title page. Dampstaining to top edge of first few pages in volume 2. Overall, text blocks remain clean. A good candidate for rebinding. 204 pages in volume 1; 196 pages in volume 2. This set may require an extra shipping fee. STA/121013. Good.
Boston: Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston, 1991. Hardcover. Ex-library from the Library of Congress with stamp to front endpaper. Tan cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Bumping to foot of spine. Filled with photographic illustrations. 187 pages. Massachusetts State History AFAMER/122018. Very Good.
Marvadel Publishers, (1979). Hardcover. SCARCE. Maroon cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor foxing to end papers and to a few pages. Else is clean and bright with black and white illustrations throughout. White illustrated dust jacket with brown title to front and spine panels. Wear to dust jacket includes minor soiling and two closed tears to the edges. 219 pages + index. MD/071119. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Inc, (1944). Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in very good price clipped illustrated dust jacket with white title to front panel and black title to spine. Minor edgewear and rubbing to dust jacket. Previous owner's name to front free end page. Else is clean and bright. 273 pages. Religion. REL/062718. Very Good / Very Good.
New York and Cincinnati: Eaton and Mains, Jennings & Graham, 1906. Hardcover. Very good in olive cloth covered boards with white title to front board and to spine. Minor chipping to title on spine. 8vo. Frontis with tissue guard intact. Previous owner signature in ink to front pastedown. There is a small hole on page 113 / 114 in the bottom margin which does not effect the text. Includes map of dismal swamp region of Tidewater. Lacks one illustration. 249 pages.American History. VA41041. Very Good.
New York: J.C & A.L Fawcett Inc., (1990). Paperback. Facsimile reprint of original D. Fanshaw publication. In stiff glossy white paper wrappers with black title to spine and illustration to front cover. Minor wear to edges of wrappers. Bumping to bottom corner and light rubbing to rear panel. Includes numerous full page black and white illustrations. Clean overall. 49 pages. STA/121113. Very Good.
Providence: George H. Whitney, 1854. Paperback. Good+ in off-white paper wrappers. Appears to have once been bound as a book but boards and spine are no longer present. Binding is loose. Tear to top corner of front wrapper/frontispiece. Minor foxing to pages 87-134. Else is clean and bright. 134 pages. AME1310011. Good +.
Boston: Massachusetts Sabbath School, 1853. Hardcover. Ex-library with pocket to rear pastedown, stamps front free endpaper and title page, and remnants of sticker to foot of spine. Bound in original red cloth boards with gilt title and decoration to spine. Slight roll to spine. Bumping to top corners of both boards and chipping to spine ends. Large split to middle of binding with a loose signature but no missing pages. Frontispiece illustration of the building of the first church in Natick and also map of Massachusetts. Includes several other illustrations. Minor foxing to early and late pages. Pencil and pen markings from previous owner to front endpapers, else clean. 336 pages. A good reading copy. Massachusetts State History. STA/012617. Very Good.
Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society, The Rhode Island Printing Company, 1892. Paperback. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY. Very good- in green paper wraps with black title to front wrapper. Chipping to wrappers and spine. Front wrapper is attached with archival tape. 47 pages. American History. AME112201. Very Good -.
Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co., 1939. Hardcover. SCARCE. 1939 NYC Schools 7th grade textbook. Very good hardcover with brown cloth covered boards, one small stain to the rear board, in mylar overlay. Interior is clean and bright with diagrams, b&w photos throughout; index; 159 pp. New York History. NY/10032. Very Good.
Berryville, VA: Rockbridge Publishing Company, 1994. Hardcover. INSCRIBED and SIGNED BY AUTHOR. FIRST EDITION. Fine in beige cloth boards with red title to spine. Pristine interior with illustrations. Fine beige dust jacket with red title to spine and front panels. Index, 300 pages. STA/102209. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket.