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13th Armored Division, Black Cat Division 50th Anniversary

By: Elmer Bowington

Price: $220.00

Publisher: Paducah, Turner Publishing Company, 1992


Black cloth; gilt title to front cover and spine. Front endpaper consists of illustrated map of 13th Armored Division's movements in France and Germany. Back endpaper consists of photographs of troops of 13th Armored Division. A history of the 13th Armored Division, (the division that set up a command post in the house Hitler was born in in Austria during WWII) profusely illustrated with numerous photographs of the time and the veterans of the division, for which there i... View more info

A Carolina Rice Plantation of the Fifties

By: Alice R. Huger Smith

Price: $450.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company, 1936

Inscription: Signed by Author


As new copy in original slipcase without previous owner's names or other markings. Signed by author, lower left corner of frontispiece. 30 color plates. ; Large quarto 250 x 325 cm; xi; 97 pages; Signed by Author View more info

A Description of British Guiana Geographical and Statistical; exhibiting Its Resources and Capabilities together with the Present and Future Condition and Prospects of the Colony

By: Robert H. Schomburgk

Price: $800.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1840

Edition: First


I nice, clean uncut copy in the original wraps. Hand-colored folding map. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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A Memoir of Duncan Wallace, Being A Narrative of his Voyages, Shipwrecks, Travels and Battles by Sea and by Land, During a period of eighty-three years, dictated by himself. Written and Collated by Thomas Kirkup

By: Thomas Kirkup

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Newcastle-On-Tyne, John Bell, 1862

Edition: First Edition


Minor foxing. Half calf with ruled Morocco label. Raised bands. Marbled boards. A nice copy.; 10mo; v, 210, x pages View more info

A Plain and Faithful Narrative of the Original Design Rise Progress and Present State of the Indian Charity-School at Lebanon in Connecticut.

By: Wheelock, Eleazar.

Price: $2,220.00

Publisher: Boston, R. and S. Draper, 1763

Edition: First Edition


; Half balck morocco over marbled boards. Damp stains to preliminary & final pages. This copy deaccessioned from the famous John Carter Brown Collection with bookplate at front pastedown & oval name stamp to page 9. Sabin 103205; Howes W334; Evans 9537.; 12mo; Additional images and further information provided upon request. View more info

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A Visit to John D. Rockefeller by Neighbors and Friends at Forest Hill Cleveland Ohio September Twenty-sixth Nineteen Hundred and Five

By: Rockefeller, John D., Daniel Shurmer et al.

Price: $4,115.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Vinson & Korner Company, 1905

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Number 317 of only 425 copies with Rockefeller's neat yet sprawling autograph below George Edmondson's photograph depicting the wealthiest American in an "approved" pose. Published in what has invariably become a desiccated and crumbling suede spine. This copy's spine very nicely replaced with modern Levant morocco. A very good clean and durable copy. Rockefeller's contribution to the work is but four leaves wherein he thanks his friends & gives advice, noting "there ... View more info

A Voyage to the Eastern Part of Terra Firma, or the Spanish Main, in South America, During the Years 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804, Volume III

By: Depons, F., Washington Irving

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, I. Riley, 1806


spine chipped, covers detatched, lacking blank fly sheets; 8vo View more info

Americana [Magazine] Volume 1, Number 1(November 1932) - Volume 1, Number 12 (October 1933)

By: Alexander King, George Grosz. e.e. cummings, Gilbert Seldes, Nathanael West, Al Hirshfield, James Thurber, Fred Nordling, Lynd Ward, William Steig, John Sloan, Alolf Dehn, Willi Noell, Arroyito, Austin Robinson, Charles D. Young, Lawrence Dennis et al.

Price: $3,260.00

Publisher: New York, The American Group Inc., 1932-1933

Edition: First


Twelve issues of this unaccountably scarce libertarian periodical. This is the "New Series" which followed an irregularly issued First Series beginning in February and ending in July, 1932. The early depression era editors were (not without reason) unabashedly against nearly everything in the establishment. Contain original lithographs and silkscreens. Twelve issues of 32 pages each. A very nice sequential run; rare in this condition.; Quarto 24x30cm; 8.75 x 12 i... View more info

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An Act Organizing the Militia, approved November 22, 1864

By: N/A

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Montpelier, Vermont, Walton's Steam Press, 1864

Edition: First Edition


Original printed wraps. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 20 pages View more info

An Illustrated History of British Guiana compiled from various authorities, illustrated with photographs

By: George W. Bennett

Price: $1,810.00

Publisher: Georgetown, Demerara, Richardson & Co., 1866

Edition: First; First


Tall 8vo. x, 6, 265 pp. with 44 photographic images, many actual views. Original stamped/decorated cloth, all edges gilt. Small area pulled, head of spine, foxing to first blank and mildly throughout. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 265 pages View more info

Antiquities of the Southern Indians Particularly of the Georgia Tribes

By: Charles C. Jones, Jr.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company, 1873

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author


Brown finely pebbled cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt decoration with blind embossed border to front cover. Slight discoloration to spine. Some wear to edges. Inscribed by the author: "... H.W. Bruce/With the regards of the Author" dated June 11, 1873. Features 3 woodcuts and 30 full-page plates. Occasional foxing. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xvi; 532 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Archivo del General Miranda. 24 volume set.

By: Francisco de Miranda

Price: $3,250.00

Publisher: Havana, Editorial Lex la Habana, 1929- 1950

Edition: First Edition


Handsomely bound set in black cloth and gilt particulars. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Aunt Phillis's Cabin; or, Southern Life as it is.

By: Mary H. Eastman

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Lippincott, Grambo & Company, 1852


A little foxing to initial & final pages; otherwise a nice clean, crisp copy; bright gilt to spine & without previous owners' names. Blind stamped covers with publisher's logo. Fifteenth thousand.; B&W Illustrations; 8vo ; 280 pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. View more info