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Brooks, Charles; Usher, James M.

Published by Rand, Avery, & Company, Boston (1886)

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Item Description: Rand, Avery, & Company, Boston, 1886. Hardcover. Book Condition: Poor. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Front cover is detached but present. Spine backstrip is attached by a small strip of fabric along the rear edge only. Covers have some slight wear and slight rubbing. Very small stain to upper outer corners of first few pages. Plates of buildings (not the portraits) very slightly browned. Bookseller label on front free endpaper. Bookseller Inventory # 275065

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Brooks, Charles

Published by James M. Usher, Boston (1855)

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Item Description: James M. Usher, Boston, 1855. Hardcover. Book Condition: Poor. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. The covers, first few and last few pages are detached but present. Spine backstrip is missing, binding is loose. Covers have light wear to the corners and edges and light rubbing. Front endpapers are foxed and have written owner's name and town. Bookseller Inventory # 275087

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Item Description: 1891. Three-Quarter Leathe. Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket. First Edition. 1891 Illustrated/Photo-plates. Good condition, no dustjacket. Leather with pebbled cloth hardcovers, bevelled edges. Corners are rubbed through, few chips on spine, repaired tear to spine leather. The front cover is loosening. Other than flaws mentioned, the exterior is in good condition, clean and bright. The interior is in brand new condition, very clean and bright, no writing or marks. A nice copy of comprehensive history, filled with photos and genealogy. Scarce original edition. 4to 11" - 13" tall Professional bookseller for 20 years. Orders shipped daily in cardboard bookfolds. Bookseller Inventory # 10947

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History of the Town of Westford, in: Hodgman, Edwin R.

Hodgman, Edwin R.

Published by The Westford Town History Association / Lowell: Morning Mail Company (1883)

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Item Description: The Westford Town History Association / Lowell: Morning Mail Company, 1883. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. First Edition. First edition. Spine absent, rear board and endpapers lightly stained, boards slightly warped. viii, 494 pp. 8vo. A history of over two centuries of the Town of Westford, Massachusetts. Includes fold-out reproduction of 1730 map, and engraved plates.Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY WESTFORD MASSACHUSETTS MA MIDDLESEX LOWELL. Bookseller Inventory # 2174900

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Hodgman, Edwin R.

Published by Morning Mail Company, Lowell, MA (1883)

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Item Description: Morning Mail Company, Lowell, MA, 1883. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Spine has a chip to the front upper corner, light wear to the ends, and is faded. Front inner hinge was cracked and has been reglued. Rear inner hinge is starting to crack. Endpapers, title page, and page edges are slightly browned. Bookseller Inventory # 273050

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Jackson, Francis

Published by Stacy and Richardson, Boston (1854)

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Item Description: Stacy and Richardson, Boston, 1854. Hardcover. Facsimile edition.. Brown cloth Octavo, 555pp., Binding is facsimile of first edition binding. Fold-out color map. Slight wear only V.Good Printed in 1964. Facsimile of first edition, 1854. Bookseller Inventory # 017501

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A History of the Early Settlement of: Jackson, Francis

Item Description: Stacy and Richardson., Boston, 1854. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. First Edition. First edition. Lacks map. Binding repaired, ink names of several owners on front endpaper, one being George S. Fuller, whose name also appears in ink on a tissue errata sheet bound in following the text, along with the ink name of a notary public. Laid in is a printed pamphlet of errata published by Jackson Homestead, which states these corrections were handwritten in Jackson's own copy of the book, now in their library. iv, 555 pp. 12mo. A history of Newton, Massachusetts from the colonial era through the end of the 18th century. Rather scarce - no auction records found in last 35 years, three from 1970s. Sabin 35408. Howes J14.Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY MASSACHUSETTS COLONIAL MA AMERICANA AMERICA MIDDLESEX NEWTON. Bookseller Inventory # 2005176

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History of the town of Bedford, Middlesex: A E Brown

A E Brown

Published by Bedford : Pub. by the author (1891)

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Item Description: Bedford : Pub. by the author, 1891. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Acceptable. First Edition. No boards! Leather spine. Marbled end pages. 110, 48 p., [73] p. of plates : ill., map ; 28 cm. Edith M. Littlefield's copy. Notes on Littlefield / Bacon genealogy on end page. Numerous pictures, plates, facsimiles. Bookseller Inventory # 1602110065

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Sewall, Samuel

Published by Wiggin and Lunt (1868)

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Item Description: Wiggin and Lunt, 1868. 8vo impressed black cloth, 1st ed., exterior shellaced, negligible wear, interior fresh and clean, VG+/-.cox4. Bookseller Inventory # 31501

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Hudson, Charles

Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston (1913)

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Item Description: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1913. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. 1st Revised Edition. Maroon cloth covers with gilt lettering. 583pp. Numerous plates. Solid copy, but the covers are quite ugly with the color very flecked and washed out. HInges good. Some spots at back hinge. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 040749

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Item Description: Estes and Lauriat, Boston, 1880. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1880. Volume I only of a two-volume set published 1880. Beautifully bound and well-kept copy. Illustrated throughout with well-produced engravings, most full page and with tissue protectors. Three quarter polished tan calf leather over marbled boards, dual gilt-lettered spine labels in red and black, slightly raised spine bands, marbled edges and endpapers, 505 pages plus plates. Light edgewear, calf a little mottled in color but rather pleasingly so, joints good, text block firm, pages very clean and free from chips, tears, foxing, names or other markings, old price that we could not erase the upper corner of the preliminary blank. This volume contains the county history and individual town histories of: Acton; Arlington; Ashby; Ashland; Ayer; Bedford; Belmont; Billerica; Boxborough; Brighton; Burlington; Cambridge; Carlisle; Chelmsford; Concord; Dracut; Dunstable; Everett; Framingham; Groton; Holliston; Hopkinton; and Hudson. Very clean and handsome copy. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 011472

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Hudson, Charles

Published by Houghton, Mifflin Company (1913)

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Item Description: Houghton, Mifflin Company, 1913. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good+. First Edition. maroon cloth binding. lightly rubbed cover and spine edges, light front hinge wear. Bookseller Inventory # 72510

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D. Hamilton Hurd (Ed.)

Published by J. W. Lewis, Philadelphia (1890)

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Item Description: J. W. Lewis, Philadelphia, 1890. Three-Quarter Leather. Book Condition: Ex-library - Poor. First Edition. Binding copies. All 3 volumes have the covers detached, and have worn and chipped spines. Bound in 3/4 brown leather. From a theological library with very clean and crisp pages, with library blindstamps to the many illustrated pages. These heavy books measure about 7-1/2 inches by 11 inches, and each volume is about 3 inches thick. Will ship media mail in the U.S. for $3.50. Bookseller Inventory # 13139

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Hudson, Charles

Published by Wiggin and Lunt, Boston (1868)

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Item Description: Wiggin and Lunt, Boston, 1868. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good+. 1st Edition. First Edition of this 19th century history of Lexington, the Massachusetts community famous as a site initial combat in the American Revolution. Includes an extensive look at the battle of Lexington along with community history from the early Colonial era to the end of the Civil War. The history of the practice of religion in Lexington is another major topic. Also includes an extensive genealogical register of Lexington families. Black cloth, 745 page. Has price stickers pasted to down front and back pastedown pages. Front hinge cracked and back hinge starting but binding is relatively firm. Bookseller Inventory # 007440

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Jackson, Francis

Published by Stacy and Richardson (1854)

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Item Description: Stacy and Richardson, 1854. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. black leather spine and tips, marble boards, fold- out front map, owner's ink name, lightly stained bottom corner edges of several pages. Bookseller Inventory # 77872

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THE HISTORY OF MELROSE, COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX,: Goss, Elbridge Henry

Goss, Elbridge Henry

Published by Melrose, MA: The City of Melrose (1902)

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Item Description: Melrose, MA: The City of Melrose, 1902. hard cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No jacket. First Edition. Melrose, MA:City of Melrose. 1902. 508pp. Hardcover. Illustrated. Brown boards lightly soiled with light shelf-wear to spine ends. Gilt on spine still bright. Internally, some age toning to end pages with a previous owners inscription and address label to ffep, otherwise a very good, clean copy. The binding is tight but slightly cocked with hinges intact. . Bookseller Inventory # 22230

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History of the Town of Medford, Middlesex: Brooks, Charles

Brooks, Charles

Published by Rand, Avery, & Company, Boston (1886)

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Item Description: Rand, Avery, & Company, Boston, 1886. Orgiinal Cloth. Illustrated (illustrator). First Edition. 8vo, 587(2)pp. In very good condition. Illustrated profusely. Bookseller Inventory # 523

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BROOKS, Charles

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Item Description: 0. (MASSACHUSETTS). (MEDFORD). BROOKS, Charles. History of the Town of Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1630 to the present.1855. Boston, 1855. 1st ed. Illus. 576pp. Very good in later cloth. Bookseller Inventory # 7264

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Hudson, Charles

Published by Wiggin and Lunt, Pubs (1868)

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Item Description: Wiggin and Lunt, Pubs, 1868. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Wiggin and Lunt, Pubs., Boston, MA., 1868; 1st edition; very good+ condition; professionally re-backed; end-pages replaced; bound in full cloth; light occasional foxing, else a fine copy; illustrated; Charles Hudson; Lexington, MA; American History. Bookseller Inventory # 3978

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Item Description: 1891. Three-Quarter Leathe. Book Condition: Very good. Dust Jacket Condition: None. First Edition. Original 1891 leather book. Illustrated/Photo-plates. FINE condition, no dustjacket. Leather with pebbled cloth hardcovers, bevelled edges. Corners lightly rubbed only. Gilt titles and decorations on spine and front cover are very good. Interior in fine condition, very clean and bright, no writing or marks. Binding is tight. A nice copy of comprehensive history, filled with photos and genealogy. Scarce original edition. 4to 11" - 13" tall Professional bookseller for 20 years. Orders shipped daily in cardboard bookfolds. Bookseller Inventory # 10948

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Item Description: Russell, Odiorne, and Co. 1st printing, Boston, 1835. viii, 392 p., footnotes, appendix, 8vo, rebound in buckram; Good/no dust jacket (as issued), ink underlining scattered through-out, foxing, rebound in buckram, name/date on front endpaper, lacks fold-out map. Bookseller Inventory # 56884

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Item Description: Estes and Lauriat, 1880. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Complete 2 Volume Set. [Vol. 1- 505 pgs., Vol. 2 - 572 pgs., plus 17 pg."List of Subscribers"].FRONTIS ENGRAVING IN BOTH VOLUMES (With Tissue Gueards) AS WELL AS MAPS, PLANS AND OTHER ILLUSTRATIONS. Bound in Original Maroon cloth boards with beveled edges; Lettered, decorated in gilt, black and blind. - Some wear, rubbing to edges of covers - some fraying and small tears in cloth along spine ends and corners. - Hinges cracked and a bit weak, but still holding. Vol. 2. has mild damp-stain to lower, inside edges. Otherwise, very clean and unmarked. A good+ set overall. * Additional postage may be required. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001423340

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Drake, Samuel Adams

Published by Estes and Lauriat, Boston, MA (1880)

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Item Description: Estes and Lauriat, Boston, MA, 1880. Leather Bound. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition.. Volume II only. 5 ribbed brown leather spine and board tips, marbled boards (Stormont), all page ends dyed marble. 1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 572 pages. Contents: Lexington, Lincoln, Littleton, Lowell, Malden, Marlborough, aynard, Medford, Melrose, Natick, Newton, North Reading, Pepperell, Reading, Sherborn, Shirley, Somerville, Stoneham, Stow, Sudbury, Tewksbury, Townsend, Tyngsborough, Wakefield, Waltham, Watertown, Wayland, Westford, Weston, Wilmington, Winchester, Woburn. Bookseller Inventory # 113192

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Hurd, D. Hamilton

Published by J. W. Lewis & Co. (1890)

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Item Description: J. W. Lewis & Co., 1890. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Complete 3 Volume Set. - All three volumes bound 3/4 leather with pebbled cloth on beveled, gilt ruled boards; spine with 5 raises bands, gilt lettering an decorations; All page edges are gilt. - Vol. I - lxxxiv, 769pp.; Vol. 2. - 887pp.; Vol. 3. - 877pp.- illustrated with B/W tissue-guarded engraved portraits, pictures. - Some wear, rubbing to edges of covers; hinges have been repaired with epoxy and reinforced internally; rear board on Vol. 3 has detached ( included) - All pages remain firmly bound. - Otherwise, very clean and unmarked. A Very Good Set Overall. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001383160

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Hurd, D. Hamilton

Published by J.W. Lewis & Co., Philadelphia, PA (1890)

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Item Description: J.W. Lewis & Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1890. Hardcover. First Edition. Light/moderate shelf wear, some tips through, Vol. One rebound (with original spine mounted), front board of Vol. Two split and poorly repaired (inside tape, though down spine, not over endpage), front board of Vol. Three split but present, else tight, bright and unmarred. Halfbound, brown leather spine and tips, pebbled cloth beveled boards, five raised bands, gilt lettering and decorative elements, textured paper endpages, (Vol. One in brown cloth, leather spine onlay, blue endpages), aeg, tissueguards. Large 8vo. 769pp, 887pp, 877pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Index. While bindings are impaired as noted, the textblocks are Near Fine/Fine and the set is, overall, surprisingly handsome. Exceptional portraits and other engravings. Overall, a very presentable set of this increasingly scarce work. Good (Textblocks Near Fine/Fine). No DJ, as Issued. Bookseller Inventory # 3973

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Hudson, Charles Bradford

Published by Wiggin & Lunt, Publishers, Boston (1868)

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Item Description: Wiggin & Lunt, Publishers, Boston, 1868. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 449 pages followed by Geneology section of 296 pages. Frontispiece illustrated with black and white plate of the Rev. John Hancock with tissue facing. Tissue has a tiny hole near spine. Illustrated with an additional 20 more engravings in the text and 10 in the Genealogy section, some have tissue facing, others never had tissue. Some illustrations and pages are stained at the bottom corner/edge of the page, some pages have light foxing but most pages clean, good condition. Brown endpapers lightly soiled. Book loose at endpapers. Brown cloth with embossed border on both covers, gilt title and bands on spine. Spine lightly faded. Edges worn. Head/tail of spine and corners bumped. GOOD. Bookseller Inventory # 027192

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A History of the Town of Concord;: Shattuck, Lemuel (With

Shattuck, Lemuel (With the First Published Map of Concord, MASS. 1830)

Published by Russell, Odiorne, and Company. John Stacy, Boston (1835)

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Item Description: Russell, Odiorne, and Company. John Stacy, Boston, 1835. A very handsome copy bound in quarter leather spine stamped brightly in gold; and leather tips. In marbled paper-covered board set off by bright golden rulers. With a touch of wear and scuffing at the top of the spine and the edge of one of the corners. Printed on quality white paper with a touch of foxing here and there with two smudges at the bottom corner of p. 361, not affecting text. Otherwise, very clean and tight throughout. Marbled endpapers and tight hinges. With the linen-backed folding map of Concord, MASS 1830 bound in at the front. Surveyed by John G. Hales. The map is dated 1830 and measures 22.5" x 18.5" and has a few notations and corrections in ink. It is lightly worn at the folds with some loss of paper along the second horizontal folds. With a small patch of paper, the size of a quarter, abraded in the right-hand corner, not affecting any lettering or map lines. "This scarce and lovely plan provides an immensely detailed view of the natural and human geography of early 19th-century Concord. Of primary interest are the named business establishments, dwellings with owners’ names, schools, and roads. Keyed symbols are employed to differentiate natural features such as hills, woodlands, meadows and ponds (including Walden Pond). The town boundaries are carefully delineated with respect to both length and direction. This map was first issued in 1830 as a separate, then again in Lemuel Shattuck’s 1835 History of the Town of Concord. The example offered here is from Shattuck." (Boston Rare Maps)A rather scarce map originally bound into this copy of Shattuck's History of Concord. Lemuel Shattuck (1793-1859) was a Boston politician, historian, bookseller and publisher. When he was 46, he retired from business to devote himself to his other interests. His research for his 1835 book on Concord history pointed up to him the neglect of vital records. This was one of his motivations in joining others to found the American Statistical Association in 1839. He also promoted legislation which required a better system for the registration of vital information. This law was passed in 1842. His work on a Boston census in 1845 resulted in him being summoned as a consultant for the 1850 United States Census. His 1850 report on a sanitary survey of Massachusetts was later praised as amazingly far-sighted.His role in designing and implementing the Boston Census of 1845 took him to Washington to help design federal models based on the same. His Report of the Sanitary Commission of Massachusetts in 1850 has been described as a prophetic document in its anticipation of public health developments Lemuel Shattuck is remembered at theLondon School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine where his name appears on the School's Frieze. The names of 23 pioneers of public health and tropical medicine were chosen to be honored when the School was built in 1929. (Wikipedia) First Edition with matching dates of 1835 on the title and copyright pages. Bookseller Inventory # 583

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