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Western Farm and City Mortgages

By: N/A

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Boston, Lombard Investment Company: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2582

Condition: Very Good


Boston: Lombard Investment Company. Very Good. 1885. First Edition. Softcover. Softcover; stapled at spine. A nice, clean copy without previous owner's names or any other markings. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 64 pages . First Edition. View more info

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Revised Regulations for the Army of the United States, 1861. With a full index.

By: Authority of the War Department

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.G.L. Brown: 1861

Seller ID: 2404

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: J.G.L. Brown. Very Good. 1861. Hardcover. Bound in blue cloth with eagle symbol of E Pluribus Unum blind-stamped to both boards. Worn boards. Fading gilt title and eagle symbol to spine. Wear and tear to head and tail of spine. Rubbed corners. An otherwise still an attractive copy free from markings to text. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 559 pages . View more info

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First Report of Geological Reconnaissance of the northern counties of Arkansas, made during the Years 1857 and 1858

By: David Dale Owen, William Elderhorst; Edward T. Cox

Price: $625.00

Publisher: Little Rock, Johnson & Yerkes: 1858

Seller ID: 3673

Condition: Very Good


Little Rock: Johnson & Yerkes. Very Good. 1858. Hardcover. Embossed Turkey morocco, gilt title to spine, five raised bands, gilt edges. Seven lithographic plates (six in color), and wood engravings throughout text, ownership inscription on title page in pencil dated 1861. Lithographic plates include: "Natural Dam Across Lee's Creek, in Crawford County Formed by a Barrier of Sandstone Dipping N N E Upstream" (frontispiece, black and white, with tissue guard)... View more info

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Derrotero de las islas Antillas: de las costas de Tierra Firme, del seno Mejicano, y de las de los Estados Unidos del Norte de América

By: Dirección de Hidrografía

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Madrid, Imprenta Nacional: 1849

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 3430

Condition: Very Good


Madrid: Imprenta Nacional. Very Good. 1849. Fourth Edition. Full calf. Gilt title to floriated spine. Marbled endpapers, all edges painted. Slight separation to lower front hinge. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Government publication. Includes bibliographical references. 4th Edition, corrected and augmented with very recent news, an appendix on the currents of the North Atlantic Ocean and a descriptive memory of the rocks, basses and lookouts of the ... View more info

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Ciudad Santa Fe, Spanish Domination, 1610-1821

By: F. Stanley

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Denver, The World Press, Inc.: 1958

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2218

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Denver: The World Press, Inc.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1958. Hardcover. First edition signed, No. 208 of limited edition of 500. Dust jacket. Signed in pen to title page.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; ix, 412 pages; Signed by Author . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Journal of Major George Washington sent by the Hon. Robert Dinwiddie to the commendant of the French Forces in Ohio

By: George Washington

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Joseph Sabin: 1865

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3029

Condition: Very Good


New York: Joseph Sabin. Very Good. 1865. Limited Edition. Wraps. No. 122 of only 250 copies. Numbered and initialed by Joseph Sabin in red ink. Original wraps. Front cover detached. Uncut. Folding map of the "Western Parts of the Colony of Virginia as far as the Mississippi" to front of book. ; Sabin's Reprints; Vol. 1; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 46 pages; Signed by Editor . View more info

Life of Captain Nathan Hale, the martyr-spy of the American revolution

By: I.W. Stuart

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Hartford, F. A. Brown: 1856

Seller ID: 3024

Condition: Good


Hartford: F. A. Brown. Good. 1856. Green cloth with blind stamping and gilt decoration to front cover. Gilt particulars and decoration to spine. Faded spine. Loss to head and tail of spine. Front hinge beginning. Bookplates removed from front pastedown. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; [xii],14-230,[i] pages . View more info

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Memoirs of a Maryland Volunteer. War with Mexico in the years 1846-7-8.

By: John R. Kenly

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1873

Seller ID: 3217

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott. Very Good. 1873. Beveled green cloth boards with black decorative stamping to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine. General all over wear. Wear to corners. Damage to rear cover. Rear gutter cracked. Textblock is clean without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 521 pages . View more info

Captain William Kidd and Others of the Pirates or Buccanneers Who Ravaged the Seas, the Islands, and the Continents of America Two Hundred Years Ago.

By: John S.C. Abbott

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2603

Condition: Very Good


New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. Very Good. 1874. First Edition. Hardcover. Red decorated cloth, embossed covers. Rifle to spine. Double-page frontispiece. 6 black-and-white plates. "American Pioneers and Patriots" series. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 373 pages . First Edition. View more info

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Historia del Nuevo-Mundo

By: Juan Bautista Muñoz

Price: $1,375.00

Publisher: Madrid, por la Viuda de Ibarra: 1793

Seller ID: 3426

Condition: Very Good


Madrid: por la Viuda de Ibarra. Very Good. 1793. Hardcover. Vol. 1(Vol. 2 never published), [Sabin (51343) : "This volume only reaches to the year 1500. The continuacion never appeared in print, as it was prohibited by the Spanish government, being too enlightened and truthful]. Spanish mottled calf. Gilt title and author to red morocco label to spine, five raised bands. Decorated endpapers, deckled edges. [4], xxx, 364 pages portrait, and folded map. Frontispie... View more info

A Proclamation of Queen Anne for Settling and Ascertaining the Current Rates of Foreign Coins in America A broadside printed by Charles Bill in London 1704

By: Queen Anne

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Charles F. Heartman: 1919

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2940

Condition: Very Good


New York: Charles F. Heartman. Very Good. 1919. Limited Edition. Hardcover. 1 of only 50 copies printed on Japanese vellum. Three-quarter black morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Front hinge beginning. Some wear to covers, however interior is very clean. Marbled endpapers. Folio foldout facsimile of proclamation broadside to front of book with text repeated to subsequent pages Heartman states: "The Broadside reprinted on fo... View more info

The Laws of the United States of America (4 vol. set)

By: Richard Folwell

Price: $2,200.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Richard Folwell: 1796 & 1799

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3767

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: Richard Folwell. Very Good. 1796 & 1799. With scarce volume IV. Vol. I: Acts from the first session of the first Congress in 1789 with reprint of Constitution. Detached full brown calf boards with significant wear. "United States" embossed to front cover. Lacking most of spine. Bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown. Light, infrequent foxing. Otherwise, text block good. Vol. II: Acts from the first session of the second Congress in 179... View more info

Collection of manuscript letters written by a Union (& later Confederate) soldier from 1862 through 1864. With photograph in uniform.

By: Richard Hulse

Price: $4,000.00

Publisher: 1862-1864

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3419

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 1862-1864. A collection of about 80 letters (all complete except one from c. September 1862 which appears to be missing a page) written home by a Union soldier, all legible and in good condition, some with original envelopes and postmarkings. At 19, Richard Hulse was mustered into the NY 5th Artillery (H Company) and sent shortly after to Harpers Ferry, VA where his regiment was surrendered and then paroled at Camp Douglas in Chicago. He later rode (uno... View more info

The Army Air Forces in World War II (7 vol. set)

By: W.F. Craven & J.L. Cate (editors)

Price: $485.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Univerisity of Chicago: 1958

Edition: First Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 2975

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Chicago: The Univerisity of Chicago. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1958. First Edition; Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Mylar wrapped dust jackets. A very nice clean, complete set without previous owners' names or other markings. Please expect extra postage. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info