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Frost Pocket Farm

Box 285, Fleetville, PA 18420 USA 570 945-3138
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Nestled in a valley in the Endless Mountains, sits Frost Pocket Farm. While our harvest of organic produce may be subject to the whims of nature, the crop of books is always a good one. The selection is as varied as the interests of its proprietor. A native of NYC, who dissipated his youth and more mature years in used bookstores and reading, as well as earning degrees in history, biology, banking and counseling plus studying 2 years at the University of Paris, he is constantly acquiring quaint and curious volumes, as well as the more mundane, on every imaginable subject. Low overhead means low prices geared towards the trade and the savvy retail client. To the extent possible,

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Adm Hubley, Jr., Lt Colo. Comdt 11th Penna Regt, His Journal, Commencing at Wyoming, July 30th, 1779 (With Autograph Letter)

by Jordan, John W; Adam Hubley

Fine. First edition (NAP). Hardcover, rebound in contemporary quarter black cloth (spine) and rose paste-down paper, 57 pp + tipped-in plates reproduced from the original journal (mostly maps) + steel engraved frontispiece of Gen Sullivan, presumably added by the binder. Fine: being tight, clean, paper crisp, unmarked and apparently never read. Firsthand account of Sullivan's March against the Six Nations of the Iroquois in Pennsylvania and New York. History; Americana; American Revolution; ...


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Cruikshank's Humorous Illustrations of the Unknown Tongues Or a Peep at the Religious Imposters of 1832 and 1833 + Valpurgis the Devil's Festival + Cruikshank V Agnew Or a Look at Sir Andrew Agnew's Bill for the Better Observance of the Lord's Day more books like this

by Cruikshank, Robert other copies of this book

price: $495.00

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: William Strange ("tongues") & William Kidd ("agnew"), London Date published: 1833

Description: Appears to be a compilation of the individual works, all bound into contemporary half pebbled brown leather and maroon cloth, with stamped gilt lettering and gilt decorative raised bands, marbeled endpapers, approximately 4 x 6 inches, with the label of the presumed bookbiner, F A Unrasch Buchbinderei Dresden on paste-down rear endpaper. Very good+. Corners bumped with a bit of cardboard exposed there, most of the dye scuffed off spine. Internally, it appears approximately 1/8th inch of paper ... read more

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The Taming of the Sioux used book

The Taming of the Sioux more books like this

by Fiske, Frank; Francis Zahn (Holy Star), Art other copies of this book

price: $625.00

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Bismarck, North Dakota, Bismarck Tribune Date published: 1917

Description: Hardcover, original red cloth with paste-down drawing of a tipi along side edge of front board, 186 pp, illustrated with 16 plates (photographs by author; all present) & small in-text drawings by Francis Zahn (Holy Star). SIGNED & INSCRIBED by the author, "To N. B. Hinds who has come to live among the Sioux Frank Fiske the Author Old Fort Yates June 3, 1930. " Very good, no dustjacket. Ex-library. Corners bumped with a bit of cardboard exposed there, 3/4 inch at top edge of front joint, ... read more

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Elements of Chemistry in a New Systematic Order Containing All the Modern Discoveries. Illustrated With Thirteen Copperplates. Second Edition With Notes, Tables and Considerable Additions

by Lavoisier, Mr (Antoine Laurent); Robert Kerr, Trans other copies of this book

price: $750.00

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: William Creech, Edinburgh Date published: 1793

Description: Very Good. Second edition. Hardcover, contemporary full tan calf feathered leather, gilt edged raised bands, red learther spine label, red speckled edges, laid paper, 592 pp; 13 fold-out copper plates, by D. (Daniel) Lizars, depicting various laboratory apparatus + 2 fold-out charts. (all present). Very good. Corners bumped with a bit of cardboard exposed there, approximately 1/4 inch chip off both head and foot of spine some of the glossy top layer of the leather is scuffed, most notably ... read more

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Vulcan Locomotive Repair Parts more books like this

by Vulcan Iron Works other copies of this book

price: $245.00

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Vulcan Iron Works, No Date (Looks Circa 1910-1930s, Wilkes-barre, PA Date published: 1910

Description: Very Good. Oblong softcover, 10 x 6 3/4 inches, original light brown and black covers (title and company name and address with logo of a steam locomotive), brown cloth spine, 99 pp, well illustrated with drawings and photos. Very good. Lower right corner bumped, some relatively minor soil on covers, bump on top edge of front cover, with a 1 1/2 inch crease on lower corner and an area on the upper right quarter having some faint blotted-up water(? ) drop marks. Internally, rubber stamp of ... read more

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Sloan's Constructive Architecture; a Guide to the Practical Builder and Mechanic. in Which is Contained a Series of Designs for Domes, Roofs and Spires, With a Number of Plates Showing the Interior Construction and Finish of Bays, Window Shutters, ...

by Sloan, Samuel; L N Rosenthal, Lithographer other copies of this book

price: $295.00

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia Date published: 1859

Description: First edition (same date on title and copyright pages; no additional printings listed). Original dark green and gilt stamped pictorial cloth [a beautiful gilt depiction of Palladio over the statue of 'Modern Art'; the same, but blindstamped, on rear board], approximately 9 1/2 x 12 inches, 148 pp, all listed plates and chromolithograph frontispiece present. Hardcover, very good+. Corners bumped with a bit of cardboard exposed there, spine moderately faded with approximately 1/16th inch fraying ... read more

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An Argosy of Fables. a Representative Selection From the Fable Literature of Every Land and Age With Twenty-Four Illustrations in Color. Artists Autograph Limited Edition used book

An Argosy of Fables. a Representative Selection From the Fable Literature of Every Land and Age With Twenty-Four Illustrations in Color. Artists Autograph Limited Edition more books like this

by Cooper, Frederic Tabor; Paul Bransom other copies of this book

price: $395.00

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company, NY Date published: 1921

Description: Near Fine. 1921 First Edition; Large Paper; Artists Autograph Limited Edition, number 59 of 365, SIGNED by Paul Bransom. Approx. 9 x 11 3/4 inches, 485 pp, top edge gilt. 24 tipped in plates, illustrated title page and endpapers. Near fine, in gray paper, gilt lettered good DUSTJACKET in ORIGINAL BOX. Box is complete, but upper side wall of top cover is detached and laid in. Approx. 1/2x1 inch piece is chipped off lower left side wall of top cover, other corner split, 2 corners of bottom ... read more

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The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales, Adapted to the New Poor-Law, Franchise, Municipal, and Ecclesiastical Arrangements, and Compiled With a Special Reference to the Lines of Railroad and Canal Communication, as Existing in 1845-6...... more books like this

by Fullarton other copies of this book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: A. Fullarton & Co, London, Edinburgh & Glasgow Date published: 1847

Description: Near Fine. Complete four volume set. Rebound, with new endpapers, into a somewhat later quarter maroon cloth (spine) and marbeled paste-down paper covered boards. All steel engraved maps (with vignettes) and plates present, including a fold-out map of England and Wales at front of Vol I, and four fold-out maps of Wales at front of Vol II; double column text. Vol I: lxi + 648 pp; Vol II: 616 pp; Vol III: 656 pp; Vol IV: 640 pp + 80 pp (Abstract). Hardcover, near fine+. All were wrapped in ad ... read more

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London After Midnight. Illustrated With Scenes From the Photoplay more books like this

by Coolidge-Rask, Marie other copies of this book

price: $185.00

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Date published: 1928

Description: Very Good+ Presumed first edition (NAP; copyright by Grosset & Dunlap). Hardcover, original green cloth, 261 pp + 4 pp publisher's ads, illustrated with plates, being 8 still photographs from the long vanished movie staring Lon Chaney. Very good+, no dustjacket. Corners lightly bumped, touch of foxing on front board, spine slightly faded, minor rubbing at head and foot with three approximately 1/8th inch nicks at foot; 1/4 inch long chip towards lower end of front joint, bit of foxing and ... read more

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The Queen of the Porch and Other Droll Stories used book

The Queen of the Porch and Other Droll Stories more books like this

by Hubbard, Elbert other copies of this book

price: $9.00

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Roycrofters Date published: 1920

Description: Very Good with no dust jacket. 1920 Presumed first edition (NAP) Hardcover, 1/4 green morocco leather and green paste-on paper covered baords. Very good. Apx. 1/2 chip out of head and foot of spine, faint stain (water? ) on front board, corners bumped, previous owner's bookplate, o/w nice and bright, probably never read. Humor; fine press. read more

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