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Zigzagging the South Seas

By: Anderson, Isabel

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Boston, Bruce Humphries: 1936

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13202

Condition: Fair; Green cloth hardcover with silver decoration and spine titles, bumped, rubbed and residue from spine repairs; clean pages except for the usual marks of the Nantucket Atheneum; hinges repaired.


At the time of her inheritance at 5, Isabel Weld Perkins was the wealthest woman in America. She and her husband, wealthy diplomat Lars Anderson, lived in Washington DC and Brookline Massachsetts when they were not traveling around the world in their steam yacht. ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 262 pages View more info

Homeward Borne

By: Chatterton, Ruth

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon and Schuster: 1950

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14614

Condition: Very Good-; Beige cloth hardcover with author's facsimile signature in gilt on the front board and red and gilt spine titles; clean pages; tight binding; SIGNED by author with dedication on ffep.


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Courage and Conscience Black & White Abolitionists in Boston

By: Jacobs, Donald M (editor)

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Indiana University: 1993

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12598

Condition: Very Good; Clean pages; tight binding.


The book documents the biracial cooperation that helped shape the enlightened racial situation of 19th century Boston. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info