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1867 TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND SPIDERS article Harper's Monthly March 202, B. M. Wilder
1 B. M. Wilder 1867 TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND SPIDERS article Harper's Monthly March 202
New York Harper's Monthly Magazine 1867 1st Edition No Binding Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
1867 TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND SPIDERS Author: B. M. Wilder Article title: Two Hundred Thousand Spiders Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers, 1867. Notes: A sixteen page article on the numerous types of spiders the author observed during his time in the Union Army (55th Massachusetts Infantry). Numerous detailed illustrations of egg sacs, cocoons, including many different spider species. Many more articles and numerous illustrations contained within! Condition: Complete article found within original Harper's Monthly Magazine. Original wrapers-bound with chipping and creases on outer wrappers. Spine intact but rubbed at edges. Now enclosed in a archival crystal-clear magazine slip. 
Price: 22.49 USD
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Roxbury [Boston] Directory 1856, Bicknell, J. T.
2 Bicknell, J. T. Roxbury [Boston] Directory 1856
Roxbury, MA J.T. Bicknell & Co. 1856 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5 
Roxbury, MA: Published by J.T. Bicknell & Co. Measures 5-3/4" x 3-3/4" Blindstamped brown cloth binding with gilt title and decoration on front cover; blindstamped decoration on back cover. No title on spine. 168 pp. with 73 pp. of vintage illustrated advertisements. Foldout map of City of Roxbury (Boston), 1856: by Charles H. Poole, engraved by E.A. Teulon. Book contains many pages of advertisements in front section, along with lunar tables, calendar, a fold out map, and city directory with Last name, First name and street address location. Example: "Jackman, Moses M. contractor, h. Chestnut, near Elm" The front section claims 4,000+ names with more than 1,000 changes from the 1854 volume (two years previous). The wealth of knowledge contained in this condensed book is amazing - especially for genealogy resources. Full title: [The ROXBURY DIRECTORY, Containing THE CITY RECORD, NAMES OF THE CITIZENS, A BUSINESS DIRECTORY, and A MAP OF THE CITY; With an Almanac for 1856] A very rare and important city directory containing listings for numerous prominent Boston (Roxbury) families, including Fitzgerald's, Adams, etc. A wonderful genealogy resource for the Boston area. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Head and tail of spine slightly chipped. Outer boards show small signs of insect damage ot back cover (three small areas) and a slight discoloration of the lower rear panel. Condition of map: foldout map is in very good condition, with no tears. Spine contains white adhesive remainder from previous owner's tape label for organizing his previous collection. Interior pages have some spots of foxing present. Background Information: Roxbury is a neighborhood within Boston, Massachusetts, USA. It was one of the first towns founded in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630, and became a city in 1846 until annexed to Boston on January 5, 1868. The original town of Roxbury once included the current Boston neighborhoods of Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, West Roxbury, the South End and much of Back Bay. Roxbury now generally ends at Columbus Avenue to the north and Lenox Street to the east. Listed in the City Directory: Henry H. Richardson, architect; Rev. John W. Olmstead, editor of Watchman; including 4,000+ more listings. 
Price: 499.99 USD
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The Symposium Of Plato, Brentlinger, John [Editor]
3 Brentlinger, John [Editor] The Symposium Of Plato
Boston University of Massachusetts Press 1970 1st Edition Soft cover Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 Baskin, Leonard 
University of Massachusetts Press, 1970. Orange paper covers (softcover) in no dust jacket. Measures 5-7/8" x 9" tall. 129 pp. A first edition, first printing copy featuring nine illustrations by Leonard Baskin. Overall, fair condition, with flaws noted: Faintest sunning on top edge of front cover. Spine has two previous owner's stickers present. Small marking in pen on front cover. Top edge of book bent from improper storage - could be flattened down with proper care. Interior contents very clean and tight. No interior writing present. Not ex-library. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Symposium Of Plato, Brentlinger, John [Editor]
4 Brentlinger, John [Editor] The Symposium Of Plato
Boston University of Massachusetts Press 1970 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 Baskin, Leonard 
University of Massachusetts Press, 1970. Orange paper covers (softcover) in no dust jacket. Measures 5-7/8" x 9" tall. 129 pp. A first edition, first printing copy featuring nine illustrations by Leonard Baskin. Overall, fair condition, with flaws noted: Previous owner's decorative signature on top inside page; blind-embossed previous owner's stamp on title page. Interior contents very clean and tight. No interior writing present. Not ex-library. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1878 COAST RAMBLES IN ESSEX - Boston MA Salem coastline Harper's Monthly May 336, Drake, S. A.
5 Drake, S. A. 1878 COAST RAMBLES IN ESSEX - Boston MA Salem coastline Harper's Monthly May 336
New York Harper's Monthly Magazine 1878 1st Edition No Binding Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
1878 COAST RAMBLES IN ESSEX - Boston MA Salem Coastline Author: Drake, S. A. Title: Coast Rambles in Essex Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers, 1878. Notes: A 13 page travelogue article describes the Massachusetts coastline from Salem to Boston Harbor, with many sights along the way: Lynn, Nahant, Dungeon Rock Cave, Pulpit Rock, King's Beach, Egg Rock, including some of the better and lesser known shipwrecks to have occurred. Article contains 13 larger detailed illustrations and one map of the Mass. Coastline from Peabody / Salem Harbor to Boston. Condition: Complete article removed from within original Harper's Monthly Magazine. Original wrapers-bound removed and missing. Now enclosed in a archival crystal-clear magazine slip. 
Price: 19.99 USD
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