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1975 Unonian, Volume LXXIV: what we did and what happened here
1 1975 Unonian, Volume LXXIV: what we did and what happened here
Alliance, Ohio Mount Union College, 1975 First Edition Softcover Very Good Softcover Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall 
Mount Union College yearbook from 1975. Text holds multitudes of black-and-white photographs of the students, college and activities. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Final two endpapers scuffed and abraded, some discoloration of and peeling away of acetate on rear panel. 256 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Acceptance of the Statue of Charles M. Russell, presented by the State of Montana
2 Acceptance of the Statue of Charles M. Russell, presented by the State of Montana
Washington, D.C. United States Government Printing Office, 1959 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Senate Document No. 133 of the 85th Congress, 2nd Session. Sterling condition black-and-white photographic plates throughout. Light wear only, to edges and tips. 92 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Allen County-Fort Wayne, Indiana, City-County Building Souvenir Dedication Booklet, Sept. 17, 1971
3 Allen County-Fort Wayne, Indiana, City-County Building Souvenir Dedication Booklet, Sept. 17, 1971
Fort Wayne, IN 1971 First Edition Stapled wraps Very Good Stapled wraps 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Tall booklet, stapled pictorial paper covers; whole souvenir program--both covers and all pages--lightly creased from top to bottom, as if program was folded over lengthwise and carried in a coat pocket. Spine has very short tear at its top; covers are faintly scuffed. Booklet is stored in a protective clear plastic bag. 12 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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4 Badger History Volume XXXIII, January 1980, Number 3, Hispanics in Wisconsin
Madison, WI State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1980 Soft Cover Near Fine Soft Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
A clean, tight copy with very light cover wear. Text unmarked. Includes articles on Puerto Ricans in Wisconsin and in Milwaukee specifically, Mexicans in Wisconsin, bilingual education, and more. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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5 California Lore Port of Stockton Volume Two (2)
Stockton, California The Olympius Organization, 1962 Spiral Very Good No Dust Jacket Spiral 
45 pages, spiral bound. No highlighting, underlining, notes to text. Light soiling to front cover. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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California View Book
6 California View Book
San Francisco, California Art Publishing Company, First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall 
Light blue cloth binding with poppy decoration on front cover in yellow and green. Binding is a faintly coffee-stained on its front cover and a little rubbed at its spine ends and corners. Both endpapers are starting to split at gutter, but binding is still tight. Both endpapers are discolored by now missing paper items that were stored at them for probably a century or so. Book is oblong in shape, unfaded, and clean inside. 32 full-page duo-tone photos, printed one per leaf, leaving the other side blank. A conventional selection of California scenes, a majority of them in the San Francisco area, nicely photographed. No date, apparently about 1900. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Commemorative Biographical Record of Washington County, Pennsylvania: containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and of many of the early settled families, illustrated
7 Commemorative Biographical Record of Washington County, Pennsylvania: containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and of many of the early settled families, illustrated
Chicago J. H. Beers & Co., 1893 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, all edges gilt, rebound in gorgeous two-tone cloth, red over boards, black cloth-backed, gilt lettering to spine, sharp and distinct, and with new endpapers. Pages lightly toned, with some finger smudges, light rubbing to corners, else a most handsome volume indeed, the nicest I've ever seen. Illustrated throughout in black-and-white. Massively heavy, oversized volume. [7] + 8-1486 pp., with lots of portraits, including at frontis. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Daytonian '63 (Volume 40)
8 Daytonian '63 (Volume 40)
Dayton, Ohio University of Dayton, 1963 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
1963 yearbook for the University of Dayton. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with neat and tidy paste-downs. Light rubbing to tips and spine ends. Burgundy buckram with design and gilt to front panel. Spine ends lightly rubbed. Stampings from U.D. Alumni House, light marginal toning. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs. No index. 288 pp. including ads. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Daytonian 1956
9 Daytonian 1956
Dayton, Ohio University of Dayton, 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
1956 yearbook for the University of Dayton. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs. Black buckram over gray cloth with decorated front panel. Illustrated throughout in black-and-white. Includes picture of then-senior James B. [Jim] Katcavage, who became an player in the NFL. 229 pp. including ads. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Daytonian 1961 (Volume Thirty-eight)
10 Daytonian 1961 (Volume Thirty-eight)
Dayton, Ohio University of Dayton, 1961 Hardcover Good Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
1961 yearbook for the University of Dayton. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with neat and tidy paste-downs. Black pebbled buckram with red "D" to front panel. Two tips and bottom spine rubbed. A few pages with slight foxing, stamp from Alumni House. Color end-papers. Profusely illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs. No index. 304 pp. including ads. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Faith, South Dakota: 1910-1960, and surrounding communities
11 Faith, South Dakota: 1910-1960, and surrounding communities
Walsworth, 1960 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Sturdy, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised but scuffed tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Illustrated red cloth binding, with shelf wear at extremities, sunning. Bumping to spine foot. Slight foxing to page edge, else pages in Fine condition. No publisher, author, publication date, or title page present. Packed with a huge assortment of black-and-white photographs and advertisements of Faith and its surrounding areas through the ages. Contributors are listed at the end of the book with their Brand symbols. Rare. Heavy volume. 302 pp. Those communities listed include Ada, Arrowhead, Avance, Bixby, Brushie, Boehrs, Caton, Cedar Canyon, Chance, Coal Springs, Cooper, Dunnebecke, Edson, Fox Ridge, Imogene, Marcus, Maurine, Moreau, Opal, Plainview, Redelm, Red Owl, Royal Center, Spook, Sulphur, Tama, Turtle Creek, Usta, White Owl, and Zeal. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Frontier Faiths: church, temple, and synagogue in Los Angeles, 1846-1888
Albuquerque, New Mexico University of New Mexico Press, 1992 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, not price-clipped. First Edition, with light blue cloth bindings, filled with black-and-white illustrations. 267 pp. pages. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Illinois Bankers Association: proceedings of the thirtieth annual convention
13 Illinois Bankers Association: proceedings of the thirtieth annual convention
Galesburg, Illinois Illinois Bankers Association, 1920 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Green cloth covers, moderately worn, light scuffing thereto, lots of black-and-white photographs of banking associations and officers. Smudging to endpapers, page edges, light age-toning 323 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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In Memoriam: Edgar Williams Stanton
14 In Memoriam: Edgar Williams Stanton
Iowa City, Iowa Privately published by the Clio Press, 1920 First Edition Very Good 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Blue cloth covers, gilt lettering to covers. Fine memorial to a much-loved colleague and teacher at the Iowa State College of Agriculture. Lots of black-and-white photographs and illustrations, too. 134 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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In Memory of Hope Reed Cody: born, April 14, 1870 died, November 7, 1899
15 In Memory of Hope Reed Cody: born, April 14, 1870 died, November 7, 1899
First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
A volume commemorating the life and accomplishments of Illinois-based leader and Christian, stuffed with addresses and reminiscences. A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy, bruised tips and bumping and chipping to spine head and foot, black and white cloth boards exhibiting much shelf- and edge-wear, mainly in the form of scuffing and soiling. Top edge gilt. Chipping to center of rear cover. Rough-cut pages, other than some yellowing to pages, clean internally. Neither author, publisher, publishing location nor date are specified, but inscription at rear states that A.C. McClurg & Co. printed the book (in Chicago), probably circa 1899. 123 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, Volume XLV, No. 4, Winter 1952
16 Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, Volume XLV, No. 4, Winter 1952
Springfield, Illinois Illinois Historical Society, 1952 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Extremely rare hardcover copy, bound in black buckram cloth, with illustrated covers (depicting Carl Sandburg). Pp. 295-416. Illustrations galore. Special issue devoted to Carl Sandburg -- articles include Harry E. Pratt's "A Tribute to Carl Sandburg at Seventy-Five," Adlai E. Stevenson's "A Friend and Admirer," Adda George's "The Galesburg Birthplace," Quincy Wright's "Lombard Memories," Alan Jenkins' "Mentor and First Publisher," C.E. Van Norman's "A Pair of 'Dreamers'," Paul Jordan-Smith's "A Folksy, Friendly Fellow," Harry Hansen's "And the Chicago Daily News," Frederic Babcock's "Beginning of a Friendship" and Robert E. Sherwood's "A Cold Walk with Carl," among others. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Love's Labor
17 Love's Labor
Peoria, Illinois Self-published, 1906 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Gilt illustration to covers, no lettering to spine. Fine frontis portrait of the sculptor of the memorial erected in Peoria, Illinois to the Illinois men who fought on the Union side in the Civil War. Blue cloth covers, clean, tightly bound, unmarked, bright interior. 96 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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18 Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of Terrence J. Quinn, (A Representative from New York), Delivered in the House of Representatives and in the Senate, Forty-fifth Congress, Third Session
Washington Government Printing Office, 1879 Hard Cover Fair No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Cloth cover worn and faded, foxing throughout, but still tightly bound and a better than serviceable reference copy. Nice-looking engraving opposite title page at frontis-piece. Tissue guard intact. Gold lettering on cover. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Memorial Services Held in the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States, Together with Remarks Presented in Eulogy of Francis H. Case, Late a Senator from South Dakota
19 Memorial Services Held in the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States, Together with Remarks Presented in Eulogy of Francis H. Case, Late a Senator from South Dakota
Washington, DC Government Printing Office, 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Foxing to top-edges. Gilt lettering on cover and spine. Black-and-white portrait of Francis H. Case at frontispiece, protected by tissue. 185 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Minutes of the Convention of the State of New-Jersey, Holden at Trenton the 11th Day of December 1787
Trenton, New Jersey Isaac Collins, Printer to the State, Reprinted Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Reprint Edition from, the title page says, 1787. Book-plate affixed neatly, once held by the Masonic Lodge, the Grand Lodge of New York. Brown cloth boards, with gilt-stamped lettering of title to spine. Ex-library, with ink-stamp to title page, else clean, neat and tightly bound. 31 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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