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1 A Memorial of Wendell Phillips of Boston
Boston Boston City Council 1884 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Top corners bumped, boards rubbed, pages toned. 
Green blindstamped cloth with Boston city seal stamped on front boards in gilt. Titles on spine in gilt. Frontispiece engraved portrait of Wendell Phillips. A memorial volume commemorating the life of Boston attorney and noted abolitionist Wendell Phillips. ; 70 pages 
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Arthur G. Staples,
2 Arthur G. Staples, "The Inner Man"
[Lewiston, ME] Lewiston Journal Co. 1924 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Remnants of glassine wrapper on lower edges of boards. 
Not to be confused with Staples' own book"The Inner Man: or Some Contemporary Portraits of Prominent Men of Maine Impressionistic Comments" this is a collection of tributes to the veteran newspaperman by J. B. Wohlfarth, Margaret Given, Harold M. Sewall, Kenneth C. M. Sills, Leslie C. Cornish, William R. Pattangall, William T. Gardiner, Byron Boyd, George C. Wing, Jr. , Charles S. Hichborn and Percival P. Baxter. Orange cloth with black cloth spine and orange cloth spine label. Frontispiece photo portrait of Staples. Printed at the Roycrofter shops in East Aurora, NY. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 74 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Buddha:   His Life and Teachings
3 Buddha: His Life and Teachings
NY Crescent Books 1974 0517138956 / 9780517138953 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Some areas rubbed out on front boards. Illustrated by Jeanyee Wong 
Decorative faux gray leather binding with gilt design on front boards and spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 269 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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In the Hearts of His Friends:  George Kurtz Bird, 1876-1930
4 In the Hearts of His Friends: George Kurtz Bird, 1876-1930
Private Printing N.D. Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Circa 1930-31 memorial volume for the President of the now defunct Plimpton Press of Norwood, Massachusetts. Blue paper-covered boards stamped in gilt with tan linen spine, gilt-stamped leather spine label. Photogravure portrait of Bird as frontispiece. 61 pages of memorial testimonials by various authors. 
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Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of David Johnson Foster : Delivered in the House of Representatives and the Senate of the United States
5 Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of David Johnson Foster : Delivered in the House of Representatives and the Senate of the United States
Washington, DC U. S. Government Printing Office 1913 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Silverfish damage to boards, boards rubbed. 
Black cloth binding with gilt stamping on front boards. Frontispiece engraved portrait of the Vermont congressman. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 54 pages 
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Memorial Services Held in the House of Representatives of the United States, Together with Remarks Presented in Eulogy of James S. Parker, Late a Representative from New York
6 Memorial Services Held in the House of Representatives of the United States, Together with Remarks Presented in Eulogy of James S. Parker, Late a Representative from New York
Washington, DC U. S. Government Printing Office 1934 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed. 
Black cloth with gilt stamping on front boards. Frontispiece photo of the New York Congressman, James S[outhworth] Parker, (1867-1933) , of Salem, New York. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages 
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7 Morris Hall Bailey, Lieutenant (J. G. ) U. S. N. R.F. In Memoriam
Privately Printed Hardcover Fair; Front hinge cracked, one page missing, but photocopy tipped in (though it has come unglued and is laid in loosely). 
A memorial volume of the Harvard alumnus and US Navy pilot who was killed during combat manouvers on December 18, 1919. Brown cloth with title stamped in gilt on front boards. Many photos. Bailey's parents put together memories of their son and various correspondence written by and about him. Inscribed by Mr. Bailey on front free endpaper. Circa 1920.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 60 pages 
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8 Robert Stetson Gorham: Born June 28, 1863, Died June 18, 1913
Boston Geo. H. Ellis 1915 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn at corners and spine. 
Navy cloth binding. Photogravure portrait of Gorham, a Boston attorney. Inscribed by Mrs. Robert S. Gorham. Top edges gilt. ; 31 pages 
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Thank You, Guy Bailey
9 Thank You, Guy Bailey
North Caldwell, NJ John L. Beckley 1976 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; A biography and testimonial to the former President of the University of Vermont. Brown hardcover binding. Frontispiece portrait of Bailey. Boards rubbed, owner name on front free endpaper, else a clean, tight copy. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 133 pages 
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The Shepherd of the Ocean: Sir Walter Ralegh and His Times, Adamson, J. H. ; Folland, H. F.
10 Adamson, J. H. ; Folland, H. F. The Shepherd of the Ocean: Sir Walter Ralegh and His Times
Boston Gambit 1969 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Library of Congress number 69-11747. Index, bibliography, several illustrations. Boards lightly scuffed, jacket tattered. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 464 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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11 Agresti, Olivia Rossetti David Lubin: A Study in Practical Idealism
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1922 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, gift inscription on front pastedown, owner stamp on front flyleaf. A biography of the Polish-Jewish emigre to California who became a noted agriculturist. 
vi, 372 pp, index. Foreword by William Roscoe Thayer. Photogravure portrait of Lubin as frontispiece. Navy cloth with printed paper spine label. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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In Brightest Africa, Akeley, Carl E.
12 Akeley, Carl E. In Brightest Africa
Garden City, NY Garden City Publishing 1923 Reprint Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards dampstained and worn, pages toned. 
Memorial edition reprint published posthumously. Akeley was a friend of Teddy Roosevelt's, a big game hunter, and taxidermist/museum exhibition creator who fashioned some of the iconic halls in the American Museum of Natural History. Many photos. ; 267 pages 
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The Flagship Hope:   Aaron Lopez, Alexander, Lloyd
13 Alexander, Lloyd The Flagship Hope: Aaron Lopez
NY Jewish Publication Society and Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1960 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket scuffed. Illustrated by Bernard Krigstein 
A biography of Aaron Lopez, a Portuguese Jew who came to America in the late 1700s to escape religious persecution and became a successful merchant ship owner and Revolutionary War patriot. The biography glosses over his involvement in the slave trade, however. Library of Congress number 60-12282.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 179 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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You Reject Them, You Reject Me:  The Prison Letters of Joan Andrews, Andrews, Joan; Cowden-Guido, Richard (editor)
14 Andrews, Joan; Cowden-Guido, Richard (editor) You Reject Them, You Reject Me: The Prison Letters of Joan Andrews
Trinity Communications 1988 0937495255 / 9780937495254 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
A collection of prison letters by the pro-life protester. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 222 pages 
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Prophet of Reunion: the Life of Paul of Graymoor, Angell, Charles; Lafontaine, Charles
15 Angell, Charles; Lafontaine, Charles Prophet of Reunion: the Life of Paul of Graymoor
NY The Seabury Press 1975 0816402817 / 9780816402816 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by both authors on the front free endpaper. Light brown cloth binding. Photos. Introduction by James Stuart Wetmore. The life of a famous Anglican who converted to Catholicism and founded the Society of Atonement. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 224 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Ralegh and His World, Anthony, Irvin
16 Anthony, Irvin Ralegh and His World
NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1934 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards worn, jacket soiled and tattered. 
Green cloth binding. Index, notes, bibliography. A biography of the Elizabethan gentleman, adventurer, soldier, historian, author and all-around English renaissance man. Ev; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 339 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Queen Elizabeth, Anthony, Katharine
17 Anthony, Katharine Queen Elizabeth
NY The Literary Guild 1929 Later Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed and rounded. 
Bibliography, index, several illustrations. Biography of the first Queen Elizabeth. Red cloth boards with burgundy cloth spine and corners. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 263 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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When Madame De Maintenon Was Queen 1707-1710, Arkwright, Francis
18 Arkwright, Francis When Madame De Maintenon Was Queen 1707-1710
NY Brentano's 1910 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, front boards dampstained at fore-edge. Vol. III only. 
Green cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine. Top edges gilt. Several illustrations. ; 519 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Island Sojourn, Arthur, Elizabeth
19 Arthur, Elizabeth Island Sojourn
NY Harper and Row 1980 0060101563 / 9780060101565 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket chipped at head and foot of spine. Signed by Author
Inscribed by the author on the half-title. Author photo on rear jacket flap. Jacket art by John Alcorn. The author's account of two years living in the dream house that her husband and she built on hill atop a three-acre island in the middle of remote Stuart Lake, British Columbia. ; 220 pages; Signed by Author 
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Over At Uncle Joe's: Moscow and Me, Atkinson, Oriana
20 Atkinson, Oriana Over At Uncle Joe's: Moscow and Me
Indianapolis The Bobbs-Merrill Company 1947 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and tattered. Illustrated by Paul Galdone 
Red cloth binding. Author photo on rear jacket panel. The author was the wife of New York Times journalist Brooks Atkinson and spent 10 months in Moscow immediately after World War II and relates her experiences. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 325 pages 
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