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1 The History of the Young Ladies' Institute
Privately Published 1956 Hard Cover Good  8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
51 pages. One black-and-white illustration; reproductions of the original Articles of Incorporation. "The Young Ladies' Institute was founded in San Francisco, September 5, 1887. It was on the occasion of a social visit by Mrs. Richardson and Mrs. Coogan to the home of Mrs. Sweeney that Young Ladies' Institute had its inception.....They then decided to organize a society of Catholic young women for beneficial and social purposes. They first interviewed Archbishop Riordan of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, who, in turn, referred them to Father John J. Prendergast, then Vicar-General of the Archdiocese, with whom plans were discussed and formulated." Includes "Echoes from the Past" - 1906 Earthquake and Fire; War Work, World War I; "Flu" Epidemic, 1918-19; War Work Committee, World War II; Protest against Federalized Education. Blue hardcover has bumped corners, wear to edges and spine. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Writing on margin of page 16. There are a few black smudges and lines in the margins of some pages. The pages are lightly age toned.  
Price: 34.99 USD
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2 Ashley, Roscoe Lewis The War and America War Citizenship Lessons
New York The Macmillan Company 1918 Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
103 pages. Black-and-white frontispiece (portrait of President Wilson.) Gray hardcover is worn; corners bumped, tear to top spine. Pages are age toned, clean and unmarked. Part of The Ashley Books on The New Social Science for Secondary Schools. Contents include: How Germany Sought to Dominate the World; Helping Uncle Sam Finance the War; The Clothing Problem and the War; The Food Problem; Uncle Sam's Fighting Forces; and more. 
Price: 24.99 USD
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Atlantic Highlands (Images of America), Gabrielan, Randall
3 Gabrielan, Randall Atlantic Highlands (Images of America)
Dover, New Hampshire Arcadia Publishing 1996 0-75240278-1 / 9780752402789 Soft Cover Good Plus 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
128 pages. Black-and-white photographs. Softcover has minor wear to edges; corners are bumped. Small crease lower front corner and first few pages.. Pages are otherwise clean and bright. 
Price: 14.99 USD
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The Enigma of the Bay Psalm Book and The Bay Psalm Book : A Facsimile Reprint of the First Edition of 1640 (2 Vol. set), Haraszti, Zoltan
4 Haraszti, Zoltan The Enigma of the Bay Psalm Book and The Bay Psalm Book : A Facsimile Reprint of the First Edition of 1640 (2 Vol. set)
Chicago The University of Chicago Press 1965 Second Impression Hard Cover Good Plus 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The Enigma of the Bay Psalm Book: 144 pages. The Bay Psalm Book: unpaginated. Brown hardcovers have minor bumping at tops and bottoms of spine and lightly bumped corners. Blindstamped decorations to front and rear boards. Erasures of pencil marks on front free endpapers of both volumes. The other pages are clean and unmarked. No slipcase. 
Price: 24.99 USD
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A Visit to Old Troy In Pictures and Prose, Moore, H. Irving (Compiled and Edited by)
5 Moore, H. Irving (Compiled and Edited by) A Visit to Old Troy In Pictures and Prose
Troy, New York 1973 Plastic Comb Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
10 pages of text + 140 full page, black-and-white illustrations. Contents include: Early Beginnings; Troy Doctor in Civil War; First New York State Pianos; Cold Summer of 1816; Hendrick Hudson's Half Moon; And Then There Were None; Uncle Sam Wilson; Athenaeum Building; Some Noted Trojans who Served Troy; Some Prominent Trojans; A Troy Investment; Uncle Tom in Troy; Troy's Six Squares; Troy Had First Cop; Street Names Changed. Some of the topics just listed are full page, while others are only a sentence or two. 11" x 8 1/2" plastic comb bound softcover is worn; the cover is soiled and tearing away from the plastic comb at the lower edge. The rear cover and last page show evidence of damp staining. The pages are otherwise clean and unmarked. 
Price: 24.99 USD
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Swedish Settlements in Western Illinois With Brief Biographies of Some of Their Noted Men and Women of Swedish Descent, Nelson, O.M.
6 Nelson, O.M. Swedish Settlements in Western Illinois With Brief Biographies of Some of Their Noted Men and Women of Swedish Descent
1939 Soft Cover Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
122 pages. No publisher, no location. Title on cover is Swedish Settlements in Iowa and Western Illinois. Includes advertisements from local businesses in 1939. Softcover is very worn, with writing on front cover. Damp staining to upper 1/4 of last half. Holes in side and bottom margins of last four pages. Pages are otherwise age toned with no markings. Brief (one paragraph) biographies include Victor Wallen, Ralph A. Eklund, Eric A. Anderson, Rev. Andreas Daniel Freden, Walter O. Peterson, Dr. Evan A. Peterson, Paul N. Benson, John Ballard Lundgren, Frank E. Sandell, Rev. O.G. Sandstrom, Carl Edwin Anderson, Dr. Norman Russell Samuelson, Raymond Nelson, Arthur A. Nelson, Dr. Ida Glantz Roe, John P. Landegren, John W. Landegren, Clayton Roy Lind, Elmer Carl Larson, Ray C. Sheagren, Raymond D. Johnson, Harold M. Ofelt, Ernest C. Youngstrom, John A. Johnson, Conrad Wesson, Dr. Arthur L. Nelson, Fred R. Dahlin, and Edmund N. Haglund. 
Price: 99.99 USD
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Across the San Juan Mountains., Rickard, T.A.
7 Rickard, T.A. Across the San Juan Mountains.
Ouray, Colorado Bear Creek Publishing Co. 1980 Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Reprint of the 1907 edition. Black-and-white illustrations. Softcover has minor wear to edges. Front cover has one small crease and small area of discoloration from a sticker. Pages are clean and unmarked. 
Price: 14.99 USD
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History of the Coosa Baptist Association , Sartain, J.A.
8 Sartain, J.A. History of the Coosa Baptist Association
1978 Hard Cover Good  8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
199 pages. No publisher, no location. Black-and-white photographs. Contains the original text of the 1936 publication plus additional information up to 1977. Blue hardcover with chipping gilt titles has wear to the edges and bumped corners. Inscription to previous owner and a small damp stain on front pastedown. Text pages are clean and unmarked. No dust jacket.  
Price: 49.99 USD
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Tennessee's Children and Youth. A Report to the Honorable Buford Elllington, Governor. State of Tennessee., The Planning Commmittee for the 1960 White House Conference on Children and Youth
9 The Planning Commmittee for the 1960 White House Conference on Children and Youth Tennessee's Children and Youth. A Report to the Honorable Buford Elllington, Governor. State of Tennessee.
Nashville Tennessee Commission on Yourth Guidance 1960 Wraps Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
73 pages. Softcover is worn at edge and spine with light soiling. Pages are lightly age toned, clean, and unmarked. 
Price: 19.99 USD
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Thompson Collections A Research Tool, Thompson, Margaret Mary SCN
10 Thompson, Margaret Mary SCN Thompson Collections A Research Tool
Unknown (Nazareth, Kentucky?) Unknown Hard Cover Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
276 pages. Black-and-white photographs. Brown hardcover has minor wear and soiling. Previous owner's address sticker and writing on front pastedown. Some highlighting. One page has been taped in (possible revision?) Several small pieces of paper with additional typed information have been glued to several pages. Focusing mainly on the family of Benjamin J. Thompson (1805-1892) of Marion County, Kentucky, the book also contains information in general on the Thompson, Greenwell, and Head families in Kentucky, Montana, and several other states. 
Price: 64.99 USD
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