Commonwealth Book Company, Inc

While we purchase and sell all types of used & rare & some new books, we do specialize in books and items about Ohio, Kentucky, Revolutionary Era and Early Republic, and American History.

After working for several years in used book stores in Charleston, SC an Lexington, KY, we began selling full time in 1999.

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The Mechanical Bride: Folklore of Industrial Man

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Good. Size: 4to; 1951 First Edition. Hardcover clean with light shelfwear. Interior clean, binding secure. No jacket. Black cloth cover rubbed, worn with spine having a white call number on lower spine end. Lower spine end frayed slightly. Hinges intact. Interior endsheets age toned. Pages clean and secure. From the Grailville library collection, Loveland, Ohio. Professional bookseller since 1998. Orders shipped daily in cardboard bookfolds.


The Blackmore Country used book

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Edition: Second Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: A. & C. Black Date published: 1911

Description: Good with no dust jacket. 288 pp. Index. Illustrated. Fold-out map in rear. Good condition, no dustjacket. Blue cloth hardcovers good, spine ends bumped and rubbed, corners gently rubbed, photo pastedown on front cover very good. Bookplate on front endpaper, ink script name on reverse side, endpapers foxed, very few pencil notations, else interior fine. A nice reading copy. 8vo 8"-9" tall. Read More

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The Great White Tribe in Filipinia used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Jennings and Pye Date published: 1903

Description: Good with no dust jacket. 303 pp. Illustrated/Photos. Good condition, no dustjacket. Blue cloth hardcovers are rubbed at spine tips and corners, white paint titles very good but publisher rubbed at bottom spine. Photo pastedown on front cover very good. Front endpapers are soiled/smudged, to a lesser extent so are the fly page and title page. Otherwise the interior is in very good condition: crisp, clean, and tight. A nice copy of scarce travel account. 8vo 8"-9" tall. Read More

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Lady Chatterley's Lover used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Grove Press Date published: 1959

Description: Good in Good dust jacket. Good condition book and dustjacket. Blue cloth with boards good, edges rubbed, spine ends bumped and rubbed, top spine stained. Interior in very good condition: crisp, clean, and tight. Dustjacket is rubbed and edgeworn, few tears and creases, spine sunned and rubbed, piece at top spine missing. Jacket is in protectice plastic, not price-clipped. 8vo 8"-9" tall. Read More

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George B. McClellan: the Man Who Saved the Union used book

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Edition: Reprint Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Broadfoot Publishing Co Date published: 1987 ISBN-13: 9789998061507 ISBN: 9998061504

Description: Very Good in Good dust jacket. 296 pp. Index. Very good condition book and dustjacket. Blue cloth hardcovers quite clean, faint rubbing to corners, slight spine lean. Price sticker residue on front endpaper, else interior fine, crisp and clean. Dustjacket edgeworn, tiny creases at spine ends, small chip on front panel. A nice reading copy. 8vo 8"-9" tall. Read More

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Little Lord Fauntleroy used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons Date published: 1926

Description: Good with no dust jacket. Illustrated by Reginald Birch. 10 color plates + numerous pen drawings. Good condition, no dustjacket. Blue cloth hardcovers are bumped and rubbed at spine ends and corners, spine a shade sunned. Color pastedown on front cover ig very good, little rubbed. Hinges cracked, pencil name and address on front endpaper, few color plates foxed, else fine inside. A nice reading copy. 8vo 8"-9" tall. Read More

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The Prairie (Fairmount Classics) used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Macrae Smith Co

Description: Very Good with no dust jacket. No date, ca 1930. 476 pp. Illustrated by Donald S. Humphreys. Very good condition book, no dustjacket. Full blue cloth hardcovers quite clean, spine gilt dulled, front cover titles very good, color pastedown bright and clean. Interior in fine condition: crisp, clean, and tight. A nice copy. 8vo 8"-9" tall. Read More

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Transylvania: Tutor to the West used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Transylvania University Date published: 1975

Description: Very Good in Very Good dust jack. 444 pp. Illustrated. Very good condition book with a very good condition dustjacket. Boards show the significant bowing typical of this particular edition. Neatly inscribed "with sincere regards" and signed on front endpaper...8vo 8"-9" tall. Signed by Author. Read More

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European Police Systems used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: The Century Company Date published: 1915

Description: Good with no dust jacket. 442 pp. Index. Good/fair condition. Red cloth hardcovers are rubbed and worn at spine ends and corners, spine gilt dulled but easily legible. Front hinge cracked but not loose, opens to half-title page, several fold-out diagrams (one of which is loose and in pieces). There is some yellow highlighting in the index only. Pages and text quite good. A nice reading/working copy. 8vo 8"-9" tall. Read More

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The Haskalah Movement in Russia used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Jewish Publication Society of America Date published: 1913

Description: Good with no dust jacket. 355 pp. Index. Ex-Temple Israel Library copy. Good condition, no dustjacket. Green cloth hardcovers are rubbed at spine ends and corners. no edge stamps, spine label removed. Usual library marks to endpapers only, else interior fine, crisp and clean. A nice reading/working copy. Ex-Library. 8vo 8"-9" tall. Read More

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