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1) An American Flower Show, May 9 through October 13, 1980
Heritage Plantation of Sandwich
 
Sandwich: Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, 1980. Sandwich: Heritage Plantation. First edition. 32 pp. very heavily illustrated. Catalogue of 128 items in graphic arts, sculpture, furniture, textiles, ceramics, glass and toleware that formed the exhibit. New.. First Edition. Stiff Wrappers. New. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Exhibition Catalog. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
2) The Book of Boston: The Colonial Period
Ross, Majorie Drake
 
New York: Hastings House, 1960. New York: Hastings House, 1960. 8vo.Trade paperback, 127 pp., unmarked, in very good condition. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs of Boston.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Chamberlain, Samuel. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$16.00
3) Boston : A Guide Book to the City and Vicinity
Bacon, Edwin M
 
Boston: Ginn & Company, 1922. Revised edition. Revised by Leroy Phillips. 12mo. Cloth. 136.+ p. Color maps. Black and white illustrations and photographs. A charming little guidebook to the city of Boston, Massachusetts. Gilt lettering and decoration on front. Fading to spine. Owner's name. Near fine.. Revised Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
4) Boston Days: The City of Beautiful Ideals; Concord, and Its Famous Authors; The Golden Age of Genius; The Dawn of the Twentieth Century
Whiting, Lilian
 
Boston: Little, Brown, 1902. Boston: Little, Brown, 1902. First edition. 8vo. Green silk binding, decorated in dark green and white, titles in gilt. Top edge gilt. 485 pp. plus 4 pp. advertising. Illustrated with plates. Light soiling to boards, corner bumped, spine faded with wear top and bottom of spine. Good.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo.. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
5) Cambridge U.S.A. Hub of a New World
Rand, Christopher
 
New York: Oxford University Press, 1964. Reprint. 12mo. Cloth binding, 195 pp. A sixties look at life in the intellectual hub of Harvard and M.I.T. Dustjacket edgeworn, price-clipped. Very good in a good dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. Reprint. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$15.00
6) Gleanings from Old Shaker Journals
Sears, Clara Endicott
 
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1916. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1916. First Edition. Decorative cloth binding, 298 pp. ASSOCIATION COPY bookplate of William Sturgis Bigelow. Sears was a preservationist, historian, and writer. According to the Fruitlands Museum website, fascination with Bronson Alcott and his experiment win Transcendental living at Fruitlands led Sears to the Harvard and Shirley Shakers, whom she befriended and admired as much as Alcott for their ingenuity, spiritual de... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$125.00
7) A History of the Boston Marine Society (1742-1967)
Baker, William A
 
Boston: Boston Marine Society, 1968. Boston: Boston Marine Society, 1968. 8vo. First edition, 1968. 369 pp. including index. Paper dust wrapper in very good condition. Cloth boards are bumped. Ex-library. A few stamps and markings, else in very good conditon. Only lightly read. Illustrated with black/white photographs. Great reading copy of this out-of-print book.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$45.95
8) Holocaust!
Benzaquin, Paul
 
New Yok: Henry Holt Company, 1959. First edition, third printing. The book was published in November of 1959 and immediately had two additional printings. 8vo. Cloth. 248 pp. Black and white photographs. Plan of building on endpapers. It tells the shocking story of the Boston Cocoanut Grove fire where nearly 500 people lost their lives. Owner's name on ffep. Jacket has edgewear and several tears along the top and bottom edges. Fine in very good jacket in mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fin... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$75.00
9) Life and Letters of Henry Lee Higginson - 2 volumes
Perry, Bliss [Henry Lee Higginson]
 
Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1921. First edition, limited to 200 copies, this being number 49. Two volumes, 8vo. Paper-covered boards over cloth spine, paper spine labels, top edge gilt, edges untrimmed. 557 pp. including index. Frontispiece portraits of Higginson, protective tissue. The regular edition was published the same year in one volume. This set was presented to noted Bostonian William Sturgis Bigelow by the author's wife, Ida Agassiz, daughter of Harvard professor Louis Agassiz. The e... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$365.00
10) Life of Josiah Quincy of Massachusetts
Quincy, Edmund
 
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867. First edition. 12mo. Green cloth binding with blindstamped decoration, gold titles. 560 pp. Frontispiece engraving of Josiah Quincy with additional engraving of Quincy. Josiah Quincy 1772-1864 was a Congressman, judge of the Massachusetts municipal court, state representative, mayor of Boston and president of Harvard College. As Mayor he played a central role in making Boston a modern city. Watermarks to endpapers, boards skewed, 2" ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$35.00
11) Massachusetts: Mapping the Bay State Through History: Rare and Unusual Maps from the Library of Congress
Virga, Vincent;Spinella, Daniel
 
Boston: Globe Pequot, 2010. Boston: Globe Pequot, 2010. First edition, stated. 4to. Hardcover binding, 128 pp. Illustrated throughout in color. These books, produced from the archives of the Library of Congress and edited by Vincent Virga, offer a glimpse into the history of the United States through rare historical full-color maps, narrative captions, and short essays. Dust jacket and book are bumped in one corner, else brand new, never sold or read. Near fine in near fine dust jacket.. First Edition. Pict... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$29.00
12) Mystic River
Lehane, Dennis
 
New York: William Morrow and Company, 2001. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 401 p. Fine in fine dustjacket in mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
13) A New Years Gift: The Twin Sisters: A Narrative of Facts and Poems bound together in one volume
Kendall, Edmund Hale
 
Lawrence City and Boston, 1848. 16mo. Full-leather. First editions bound together in one volume. Two books bound into one volume. Full-decorated maroon leather boards with intricate floral/leaf design in gold, printed as a gift. All edges gilt. "A New Years Gift." on front board. Part I: The Twin Sisters; A Narrative of Facts. Lawrence City, 1848. Engraved title page. First edition. Engravings on verso of contents page. 32 pp. Second title page, "Poems by Edmund Hale Kendall, Esq., Boston, Ja... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$1,500.00
14) Preliminary Report Comprehensive Plan Boston Harbor Islands
Metropolitan Area Planning Council
 
Boston: Metropolitan Area Planning Council, 1971. Draft. 4to. Soft cover. 183 p. + appendices. Maps. A draft report on the islands of Boston Harbor, including overview of their background and history, analysis of recreation demand and standards, transportation and access, site analysis, Islands park system, flora and fauna, administration, etc. A fascinating study that contributes to the history of a vital city resource. Near fine.. Draft Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$50.00
15) The Rascal King : The Life and Times of James Michael Curley (1874-1958)
Beatty, Jack
 
Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1992. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Cloth. 571 p. Index. Notes. Black and white photographs. The definitive biography of the larger-than-life James Michael Curley of Boston. Includes four newspaper clippings on Curley and the book. Fine in near fine dustjacket in mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
16) The Selling of the Green: The Financial Rise and Moral Decline of the Boston Celtics
Araton, Harvey; Bondy, Filip
 
New York, NY: HarperCollins, 1992. New York, NY, HarperCollins, 1992. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Green quarter cloth over gold-colored boards with gilt lettering embossed on spine, illustrated with black and white photographs, 271 pp. Dust jacket has minor rubbing and a few shallow scratches on rear panel, but still bright and shiny. New in a new dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. First Edition, First Printing. Quarter Cloth. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
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