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New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1972. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. ix, 512 pp. 8vo. Slight wear to dust jacket, now in mylar cover. Light tan cloth boards with gold embossed titling to spine. Minor dust staining at head of text block, clean within.
This memoir of her life by Margaret Chase Smith (1897-1995) takes it's title from her 1950 speech on the floor of the United States Senate denouncing the Joseph McCarthy and his fear mongering campaign against alleged Communists in the United States Government, universities, and Hollywood. Smith served the State of Maine as a member of the United States House of Representatives and Senate from 1940 to 1973. This copy is inscribed by both Senator Smith and the editor, Bill Lewis.....
Charlottesville, VA: Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, Inc., 2000. Comb Bound Wraps. First Edition. 4to. 10 pp. Black comb binding with 11 tabbed appendices that are unpaginated. Wear and scuffing from reading wear, pronounced crease at upper right corner of front cover.
The report and associated support articles and materials that address the question of a relationship and offspring produced by Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings. OCLC lists ony two copies in institutional collections. Very Good.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. Wraps. First Edition. xi, 406, [viii] pp. 4to. Rust cloth boards with dark blue spine with gold and silver embossed titling. Clean within.
Biography of Frank Jay Haynes (1853-1921) was the official photographer of Yellowstone National Park and also ran a photography concession within the park. Haynes Company published many guides to Yellowstone, as well as running a lucrative photography business. Haynes' son, Jack Ellis Haynes took over the business upon his father's death. Jack Haynes wife, Isabel M. Haynes has inscribed this book on the second free endpaper. Very Good.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1941. Hardcover. Limited Edition. First "Boston Edition". 356 pp. 8vo. Scuffing to dust jacket from shelf war, 1-1/4" loss at base of lower right front panel as well as a 1" loss at head of spine, now in mylar cover. Clean within.
This copy is #19 of the Boston Edition of this title and signed by the author at the colophon. No indication of the total number in this signed edition. Very Good / Good.
Dayton, OH: Morningside Bookshop, 1983. Hard Cover. Facsimile Edition. Originally published by Vanderslice in 1897, 1899; this is a reproduction of that early edition. Clean, crisp copy with a National Park Service Gettysburg brochure and three color snapshots of the 1st Minnesota Monument and two others. Fine.
Wagner, William J. West Des Moines, IA: Brown and Wagner, 1967. Hardcover. First Edition. xiii, 179 pp. Oblong 4to. Wear and scuffing to dust jacket with some soiling, small stains, chipping at edges, now in mylar cover. Black cloth boards with white embossed titling, clean and tight.
Signed by the author/artist on the title page. Fine / Good.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970. Hardcover. First Edition. x, 806 pp. 8vo. Dust jacket has numerous chips, tears, and losses, as well as minor staining, now in mylar cover. Green cloth boards with ivory cloth spine and gold embossed titling. Wear and scuffing to boards, light rust-like staining to boards and edges of text block.
Inscribed by E. B. White (1899-1985) to his wife, Katharine S. White (1892-1977) in blue ink on the first free endpaper: "For Katharine '...a lovely girl with ideals, principles, intelligence....' on that fateful day. 13 November. from Husband" A gift on the 41st anniversary of their wedding that took place on November 13, 1929. According to Martha White, their granddaughter, Katharine White was a great admirer of Lady.....
Portland, ME/Boston, MA: Loring, Short, and Harmon, 1877/1913. Hardcover. First Edition. Vol I: vi, , 956 pp. 8vo. Vol II: xxxiv, 696 pp. 8vo. Both volumes have burgundy cloth bindings. Volume I has been rebound in a recent red binding with gold embossed titling to spine. Large folding frontispiece view of the Belfast waterfront is clean and crisp with no tears, all plates and illustration clean and in Fine condition except for map of the "Burnt District" opposite p. 728 which has two tears but all is intact. Volume II in the original burgundy publisher's binding with dark blue endpapers. Covers scuffed slightly from shelf wear, clean and tight within.
The elusive and scarce two volume history of Belfast, Maine. Volume I covers the period.....
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1978. Hardcover. First Edition. x, 230 pp. 8vo. Slight toning to edges of dust jacket, small closed tear at head of dust jacket, now in mylar cover. Black cloth boards with gold embossed titling to spine. Pages have darkened slightly, clean within.
An uncommonly scarce history of the short-lived agency that managed American propaganda at home and abroad during World War II. Very Good / Very Good.
London: Sharpe and Hailes, 1812. Three Quarter Leather. First Edition. First English Edition, originally published in Baltimore. viii, 214,  ads pp. 12mo. Very light tan leather spine and corners. Rubbing and wear to corners, inset green marble papers on cover boards have almost rubbed off, seven gold lines across spine where raised bands would normally be, black leather patch title with gold embossed titling. Small circular stain below patch title. Previous owner has written their name on title page and penciled in "William Wirt" under title as the work was published anonymously, they also wrote their name in ink across the text of p. 1 and dated 1815. Strange. Age toning to endpapers, small water stain at head of first few pages, light foxing.....