Category Archives: Books – 1st Editions

Antique Book: The Courage of the Commonplace, 1911

The Courage of the Commonplace, 1st edition.  1911. Price:  $8.00.  Plus 5.5% State of Maine sales tax. Condition:  The spine has broken as noted in the photo above, but otherwise is in acceptable condition. All sales, after expenses, go to … Continue reading

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Books: Three by Eustace Adams – The Plane Without a Pilot, The Runaway Airship, and 15 Days in the Air

Three teen adventure books by Eustace Adams: The Plane Without a Pilot, The Runaway Airship, and 15 Days in the Air.  These are all first editions. Subject/Topic:  Teen adventure Format:  Hardcover. # Pages:  All are about 200 pages. Published:  Published … Continue reading

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Tom Stetson and the Blue Devil, 1st edition, by John Henry Cutler 1951

Price:  $5.00.  Plus 5.5% State of Maine sales tax. Condition:  Very good.  The binding is still firm and there’s minimal discoloration. All sales, after expenses, go to support The Grief Warrior Project, a suicide prevention drop-in center in development.  The … Continue reading

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Social Mentor Publications – 6 Titles Including “Sex: Avoided Subjects Discussed in Plain English” and “Physical Beauty: How to Develop and Preserve It”, 1922

These six little booklets from 1922 are interesting reads.  What a difference 100 years makes! Titles: 1) Sex: Avoided Subjects in Plain English 2) Physical Beauty: How to Develop & Preserve It 3) How to Prepare and Serve a Meal, … Continue reading

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We Now Have at Least 14,000 Books in Our Inventory…

… and the shop is kind of a wreck.  (These photos don’t show the seriously high stacks of boxes and boxes and boxes of books to be unpacked.) In the past week, I’ve added a good 4,000-5,000 books to the … Continue reading

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Updated: Around 1,200 American & World History, and Military Books!

We have loads and loads of history and military books – at least 1,200 of them, and possibly more because I’m still unpacking boxes from a huge load we just got in!  My Johnny was a major history and military … Continue reading

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Book: A Treasury of American Prints, 1st Edition

   A Treasury of American Prints, edited by Thomas Craven.  1st edition.  1939. Subject/Topic:  “A selection of One Hundred Etchings and Lithographs by the Foremost Living American Artists”. It’s a spiral bound hard cover with all pages fully intact.  Each piece … Continue reading

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