acorn bookshop inc.

acorn bookshop inc.

1464 West Fifth Ave, Columbus, OH 43212 USA 614-486-1860
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The Acorn Bookshop opened in 1992, and is a busting- at-the-seams general used-books and antiquarian book-store. We specialize in History, Mathematics, Mysteries, Science Fiction and Horror, Railroadiana, Chess, Ohioana. The staff is George, Christine, Norman, Jack, Yvonne, and Lani -- readers and booklovers all -- and former customers before coming behind the counter. We're in the charming Grandview neighborhood of Columbus, with many shops and restaurants close-by. We'll be glad to make recommendations. Note: Space does not permit all of our books to be located at our shop. If you want to pick up a title from our on-line inventory, please call a day ahead and we'd happy to have it ready for you.

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Report of the Commissioner for 1886. Part XIV. : Inquiry Respecting Food-Fishes and the Fishing Grounds, Part B Propagation of Food-Fishes

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Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. [Fi-1]. An annual government publication of statistics and analysis of numerous species of fish, their habitats, and characteristics. Includes essays of various aspects of fish and the fishing industry, and five fold out maps and tables. 1071 pages. Dampstaining to the lower quarter of the last fifty pages of the book and the fold-outs. Three inch closed tear to spine. Old library stamp to titlepage. Binding is tight.


An Account of the Character and Manners of the French; With Occasional Observations on the English used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: E. And C. Dilly for J. Robson and J. Walter, London Date published: 1770

Description: Good. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. [Antq-3]. Two volumes. 289 + 289 pp. Rebound in quarter calf over original marbled boards. Light scattered foxing throughout, else very good. An interesting description of pre-revolutionary France. Andrews was essentially a moralist, interested in history for the lessons it had for his own society. [Neil York, "John Andrews, " Oxford Dictionary of National Biography] Read More

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The Exploits of Juve used book

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Edition: First American Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Brentano's, New York Date published: 1917

Description: Very Good. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. [D-Mys]. First US edition of this English translation of a French mystery, the second title from the Fantomas detective novels, originally published as a pulp weekly. There were 43 titles in the entire series. Hardcover, bound in red cloth with minor soiling. Scarce. Read More

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Cloth Publisher: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York Date published: 1962

Description: Near Fine in Fair jacket. 1st Printing. Octavo 5.5" x 8" [Of-F]. The scarce first printing of the first book by the celebrated author of the horse racing mystery. A clean copy in a dustjacket with two inch-long closed tears, with small loss at top corner of spine, and with 1/8" by 2" loss to cover. Read More

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Reminiscences of Worcester From the Earliest Period Historical and Genealogical used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Tyler and Seagrave, Worcester, MA Date published: 1877

Description: Good. Octavo 6" x 9.5. [Gen]. Includes notices of early settlers and prominent citizens, and descriptions of old landmarks and ancient dwellings, accompanied by a map and numerous illustrations. 392 pp. Hardcover, bound in original brown cloth, bumped at corners with small loss to top and bottom of spine. Interior includes one fold-out map and woodcut illustrations throughout. Front matter is somewhat loose. Read More

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The Elements of Logick used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: R. And J. Dodsley, London Date published: 1759

Description: Good. Octavo 4" x 6.5" [MA-1]. The fourth edition. (2)iv + 363 pp. Hardcover, rebound in recent burlap boards. Original owner's name clipped from top corner of title page and marginal staining to front matter. Read More

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A Narrative of the Visit to the American Churches By the Deputation From the Congregation Union of England and Wales used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York Date published: 1835

Description: Fair. Octavo 4.5" x 7.5" [Rel-1]. Two Volumes. (xiv + 9-336pp; vi + 9-362(1)pp. ) A collection of letters chronicling a meeting of Presbyterian and Congregation bodies from the United States and England. Hardcovers, bound in original blue cloth, faded and worn at spine edges, corners bumped. Endpapers foxed, with scattered marginal foxing elsewhere. Read More

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The Riley Baby Book: Autograph Verses Reproduced in Facsimile used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis Date published: 1913

Description: William Cotton. Good. Quarto-6.5" x 8.5" [Antq-20]. Hardcover, bound in original red cloth with gilt. Spine and edges darkened. An attractive and unusual edition, printed in sepia on a heavy card stock. Frontispiece is a four color portrait pasted down. Read More

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Darkey Ditties: Poems used book

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Binding: Hardcover Date published: 1915

Description: Good. Octavo 5.5" x 8" [Antq-20]. 54pp. Hardcover, bound in original red cloth. Spine faded with title hand-written on spine in ink, else very good. Read More

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Mark Twain's Sketches: New and Old; Now First Published in Complete Form used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: The American Publishing Company, Hartford, CT Date published: 1875

Description: Good. Quarto, 6.5" x 8.5" [Case]. The first issue with all the copy points called for in the Bibliography of American Literature, specifically "From hospital days" followed by eleven lines on p. 299, and the footnote of p. 119 repeated on p. 120. 320pp. Hardcover, bound in original brown quarter leather with "Sketches/By/Mark Twain/Illustrated" stamped in gilt on the spine, all edges gilt. Frontispiece engraving by F. W. Williams. Edge-worn. Prior owner's name on endpapers. With marginal ... Read More

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