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A Genealogical and Biographical Record of Miami County Ohio
1 A Genealogical and Biographical Record of Miami County Ohio
Chicago The Lewis Publishing, 1900 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover Large 8vo 9" - 10 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. All edges gilt. Stuffed with full-page black-and-white plates, thus fleshing out biographical and historical accounts of the growth and development of this locale of Ohio history. Rebound in a brown leatherette cover, looks particularly handsome on the shelf. Massively heavy, oversized volume, rebound in leatherette, with gilt lettering to spine, tissue guards intact. 914 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 210.00 USD
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A Portrait and Biographical Record of Allen and Putnam Counties, Ohio, Containing Biographical Sketches of Many Prominent and Representative Citizens, Together With Biographies and Portraits of All the Presidents of the United States, and Biographies of the Governors of Ohio
2 A Portrait and Biographical Record of Allen and Putnam Counties, Ohio, Containing Biographical Sketches of Many Prominent and Representative Citizens, Together With Biographies and Portraits of All the Presidents of the United States, and Biographies of the Governors of Ohio
Chicago A.W. Bowen and Company, 1896 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with bruised tips, moderate edgewear, neat and tidy paste-downs, being decorated endpapers; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Stuffed with full-page black-and-white plates and illustrations, printed on glossy, coated paper, thus fleshing out biographical and historical accounts of the growth and development of these two locales of Ohio history, with a particular focus on Allen and Putnam counties. New leather backing to spine, gilt-stamping to front covers, leather, and with four cartouches in the corners thereof, a very handsome volume, and with gilt-stamping and gilt-edging to covers and spine, respectively. Massively heavy, oversized volume. 609 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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Combined Atlases and Map of Fulton County, Ohio, 1858, 1875, 1888, and 1903
3 Combined Atlases and Map of Fulton County, Ohio, 1858, 1875, 1888, and 1903
Evansville, IN Unigraphic, Inc., Facsimile Reprint Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hardcover Folio 13" - 23" tall 
Facsimile reprint of four Fulton County, Ohio, original atlases and maps spanning the years 1858-1903, from Unigraphic's "Heritage Collection" of Illustrated Atlases. Oversized hardcover bound in sturdy green buckram, very mildly shelfworn at the edges; gilt to front cover partially rubbed off; slight stain to foot of text block and rear endpapers. Interior otherwise clean and unmarked, binding secure. All atlases have township maps showing ownership, which are reprinted in B & W only, not colored in. Each atlas is followed by an index of names prepared for this reprint edition.The 1875 atlas has some full-page black-and-white pictures of important properties, and the 1888 atlas has town maps showing lot numbers. Undated and separately paginated, but circa 1980s and 200 total pages. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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History of Lower Scioto Valley, Ohio, together with sketches of its cities, villages and townships, educational, religious, civil, military, and political history, portraits of prominent persons, and biographies of representative citizens
4 History of Lower Scioto Valley, Ohio, together with sketches of its cities, villages and townships, educational, religious, civil, military, and political history, portraits of prominent persons, and biographies of representative citizens
Chicago Inter-state Publishing Company, 1884 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover Large 8vo 9" - 10 
Scarce in the trade in this condition. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, full-page illustrations, else with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Pebbly cloth over boards, half-leather (spine and tips), and featuring four raised bands and hand-tooled gilt lettering to spine. Stuffed with full-page black-and-white plates and illustrations, maps, some folding, thus fleshing out biographical and historical accounts of the growth and development of Ohio history, with a particular focus on Lower Scioto County and specifically discusses Ohio soldiers who fought in the Civil War. Massively heavy, oversized volume. 875 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 140.00 USD
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History of Shelby County, Ohio, With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
5 History of Shelby County, Ohio, With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania R. Sutton & Co., 1883 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Tall, heavy, oversized, internally clean hardcover copy (but for previous owner's penned inscription at first free endpaper), featuring full-page illustrations, else with unbruised tips and moderate shelf- and edge-wear, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Library tape-reinforcement that make the shaken boards a bit sturdier. Stuffed with full-page black-and-white plates and illustrations, maps, some folding, some double-page, including a color map at frontis, thus fleshing out biographical and historical accounts of the growth and development of Ohio history, with a particular focus on Shelby County and specifically discusses Ohio soldiers who fought in the Civil War, complete with histories of particular units and their rosters. Minor foxing here and there, and with a repair of one map with acid-free clear tape. Bound in brown cloth, beveled edges, with gilt lettering to spine and covers. Massively heavy, oversized volume. 406 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 180.00 USD
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6 History of Shelby County, Ohio, With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1883 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover Large 8vo 9" - 10 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, full-page illustrations, else with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Stuffed with full-page black-and-white plates and illustrations, maps, some folding, some double-page, thus fleshing out biographical and historical accounts of the growth and development of Ohio history, with a particular focus on Shelby County and specifically discusses Ohio soldiers who fought in the Civil War, complete with histories of particular units and their rosters. Minor foxing here and there, and with a repair of one map with acid-free clear tape. Bound in one-half leather, rubbed a bit, but clean and bright of interior. Massively heavy, oversized volume. 406 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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History of the City of Columbus, Capital of Ohio, complete in two volumes
7 History of the City of Columbus, Capital of Ohio, complete in two volumes
New York and Chicago Munsell & Co., 1892 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover Large 8vo 9" - 10 
Sturdy, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copies, complete in two volumes, with the first volume being warped and taped, scuffed along edges, but internally clean, with beveled edges to boards, and with neither highlighting nor extensive underlining. Stuffed with full-page black-and-white plates and illustrations, maps, thus fleshing out biographical and historical accounts of the growth and development of Ohio history, with a particular focus on Columbus, Ohio. Massively heavy, oversized volumes, two of them. Volume I is xiv + 921 pp.; Volume II is . Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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No. 17. A Check List of Ohio Imprints 1796-1820: American Imprints Inventory, the WPA Historical Records Survey Project Division of Community Service Programs Work Projects Administration
8 No. 17. A Check List of Ohio Imprints 1796-1820: American Imprints Inventory, the WPA Historical Records Survey Project Division of Community Service Programs Work Projects Administration
Columbus, Ohio Ohio Historical Records Survey, 1941 First Edition Softcover Fair Softcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Tall, oversized softcover copy, with card stock wrappers, soiled and chipped, with black tape backstrip, frayed and stressed a bit, bruised edges, but a serviceable reference copy. Published by the Ohio Historical Records Survey, Columbus, Ohio, in 1941, as part of the historical accounting of the Work Projects Administration history. 202 pp. 590 entries altogether, including 36 broadsides. Does not include periodicals and newspapers (which began in Ohio in 1793). Preface by Douglas C. McMurtrie. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 The Antioch Review, Summer 1988 Volume 46, Number 3, Changing Fashions in Baseball
Yellow Springs, OH Antioch Press, 1988 Soft Cover Fine Soft Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
A clean, tight copy with minimal wear. No markings. A number of articles by, among others, Robert Harris Walker, Ken Smith, Irwin Abrams, and Phyllis Kahan, and a number of baseball-themed poems, too. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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The History of Clinton County, Ohio, containing a history of the county; its townships, cities, towns, schools, churches, etc.; general and local statistics; portraits of early settlers and prominent men; history of the Northwest Territory; history of Ohio; map of Clinton County; Constitution of the United States, miscellaneous matters, etc., etc.
10 The History of Clinton County, Ohio, containing a history of the county; its townships, cities, towns, schools, churches, etc.; general and local statistics; portraits of early settlers and prominent men; history of the Northwest Territory; history of Ohio; map of Clinton County; Constitution of the United States, miscellaneous matters, etc., etc.
Chicago W.H. Beers & Company, 1882 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Sturdy, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, else with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs, with neither highlighting nor extensive underlining. Stuffed with full-page black-and-white plates and illustrations, maps, and a full-page, two-color map, thus fleshing out biographical and historical accounts of the growth and development of Ohio history, with a particular focus on Clinton County. Massively heavy, oversized volume and that focuses additionally on the histories of local regiments. Rebound in simulated Morocco, with gold stamping to spine and flourishes to covers. 1,180 pp., remarkably clean, and with only very minor foxing here and there. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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The History of Miami County, Ohio, Containing a History of the County; its Cities, Towns, Etc.; General and Local Statistics; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men; History of the Northwest Territory; History of Ohio; The History of Miami County, Ohio, Containing a Map of Miami County; Constitution of the United States; Miscellaneous Matters, etc., etc.
11 The History of Miami County, Ohio, Containing a History of the County; its Cities, Towns, Etc.; General and Local Statistics; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men; History of the Northwest Territory; History of Ohio; The History of Miami County, Ohio, Containing a Map of Miami County; Constitution of the United States; Miscellaneous Matters, etc., etc.
Chicago W.H. Beers & Col., 1880 First Edition Hardcover Fair Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and still relatively sturdy. Half-leather over pebbly cloth boards, chipped at spine head and foot, scuffing to edges and beginning of peeling away of front cover from boards, bumping to spine head and foot. Still, a tightly bound, serviceable copy overall, and featuring marbled page edges. 880 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Gales and Gals, and Other Short Tales, Antrim, George Doyle
12 Antrim, George Doyle Gales and Gals, and Other Short Tales
Vandalia, Ohio Quill and Scroll Society, 1954 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 Signed by Author
Signed by the author verso copyright page underneath a sharp and clear black-and-white photograph thereof, inscribed at half-title by former owner. Lovely little tome, bright red cloth covers, black lettering to cover and spine. Poetry and prose, some black-and-white illustrations. 90 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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13 Bell, Carol Willsey Ohio Genealogical Periodical Index: a county guide, 4th Edition
Youngstown, OH Bell Books, 1987 Fourth Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Soft Cover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Some mild smudging to cover at spine, but otherwise, clean and bright text, covers unfurled, spine still tight. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 14.80 USD
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14 Bell, Carol Willsey Ohio Genealogical Periodical Index: a county guide, 6th edition
Youngstown, OH Bell Books, 1987 Sixth Edition Soft Cover Very Good- No Dust Jacket Soft Cover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
A clean, tight copy with no markings in the text. Yellow paper wrappers. Crimping to bottom corner of the first 23 pages, else Near Fine. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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15 Betz, Frederick Deutscher Humor Aus Vier Jahrhunderten
Boston D.C. Heath and Company, 1929 Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 
Clean brown cloth decorative boards. Bumping and rubbing to corners and spine ends. Tight binding, no marks to text or endpapers. Part of Heath's Modern Language Series. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Necessary or Not: a four-generation family saga, Chalfont, Nora Sojourner
16 Chalfont, Nora Sojourner Necessary or Not: a four-generation family saga
XLibris, 2014 149319934X / 9781493199341 Softcover New Softcover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
A sterling condition trade paperback with tight binding, no markings, and little if any wear to the cover. Illustrated softpaper wraps. Pristine interior, gift-quality condition. Signed by the author at the title page. 203 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.95 USD
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History of Greene County, Together With Historic Notes on the Northwest, and the State of Ohio. Gleaned from early authors, old maps and manuscripts, private and official correspondence, and all other authentic sources, Dills, R.S.
17 Dills, R.S. History of Greene County, Together With Historic Notes on the Northwest, and the State of Ohio. Gleaned from early authors, old maps and manuscripts, private and official correspondence, and all other authentic sources
Dayton, Ohio Odell & Mayer, 1881 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover Large 8vo 9" - 10 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and fairly sturdy, with covers reglued to text-block. Withdrawn from a public library, with many usual treatments, but with most stickers, etc., removed. Rebound for library use in black buckram cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Concerns county and township histories and forms of organization, provides sketches of local pioneers and their genealogies. Some black-and-white portraits of influential citizens. Some staining to first several endpapers, and to some portraits, not affecting text otherwise. xi + 12-1018 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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History of Greene County, Together With Historic Notes on the Northwest, and the State of Ohio. Gleaned from early authors, old maps and manuscripts, private and official correspondence, and all other authentic sources, Dills, R.S.
18 Dills, R.S. History of Greene County, Together With Historic Notes on the Northwest, and the State of Ohio. Gleaned from early authors, old maps and manuscripts, private and official correspondence, and all other authentic sources
Dayton, Ohio Odell & Mayer, 1881 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover Large 8vo 9" - 10 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and quite sturdy. Withdrawn from a public library, with many usual treatments, but with most stickers, etc., removed. Rebound for library use in brown buckram cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Moderate shelf- and edge-wear, but still solid and sturdy. Concerns county and township histories and forms of organization, provides sketches of local pioneers and their genealogies. Some black-and-white portraits of influential citizens. Some staining along top edges of some pages, not affecting text. xi + 12-1018 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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The Cleveland Play House, Flory, Julia McCune
19 Flory, Julia McCune The Cleveland Play House
Cleveland, Ohio Press of Western Reserve University, 1965 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. Protected by a plastic sleeve (not depicted here, for the sake of clarity). Published in First Edition state by the Press of Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1965. Limited First Edition. Octavo. Cloth in original publisher's cloth, brown, Limited to only 300 copies, 132 pp. + appendix. Illustrated throughout in black-and-white. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Ohio Archaeological and Historical Publications, Volume III, Heer, Fred J., ed.
20 Heer, Fred J., ed. Ohio Archaeological and Historical Publications, Volume III
Columbus, Ohio The Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society, 1900 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. From the personal library of Horace Ankeney, a notable Ohio-based politician from 1920s and 1930s, and whose signature and ink-stamp graces an endpaper. Green cloth covers, some bumping to tips and moderate wear to covers, else clean and unmarked of interior. Stuffed with black-and-white illustrations and photographs, of businessmen and politicians, pioneers and Native Americans, spanning biography, letters, genealogy, business, geography and geology. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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