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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


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


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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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


Madrid: Imprenta Nacional. Very Good. 1849. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. 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 looko... 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


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


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


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

Image for The life and work of James A. Garfield, twentieth president of the United  States: embracing an account of the scenes and incidents of his boyhood;  the struggles of his youth; the might of his early manhood; his valor as a  soldier; his career as a statesman; his election to the presidency; and  the tragic story of his death.

The life and work of James A. Garfield, twentieth president of the United States: embracing an account of the scenes and incidents of his boyhood; the struggles of his youth; the might of his early manhood; his valor as a soldier; his career as a statesman; his election to the presidency; and the tragic story of his death.

By: John Clark Ridpath

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Philadelphia, Chicago & Kansas City, Jones Brothers and Company: 1882

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3084


Cincinnati, Philadelphia, Chicago & Kansas City: Jones Brothers and Company. Very Good. 1882. Scarce signed copy of the deluxe memorial edition. Full brown morocoo with decorative gilt title and blind stamping to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine. All edges gilt. Wear to fore edge corners. Patterned endpapers. Free front fly is inscribed "To my friend/Mrs. Myrtle S. Bassett/John Clark Ridpath" dated 5/5/1882. A nice clean copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall... View more info

Image for The Life of George Washington, commander in chief of the American forces,  during the war which established the independence of his country, and  first president of the United States. Compiled under the inspection of the  Honourable Bushrod Washington, from  original papers bequeathed to him by  his deceased relative... to which is prefixed, an introduction, containing  a compendious view of the colonies planted by the English on the continent  of North America, from their setllement to... independence. 5 vols.

The Life of George Washington, commander in chief of the American forces, during the war which established the independence of his country, and first president of the United States. Compiled under the inspection of the Honourable Bushrod Washington, from original papers bequeathed to him by his deceased relative... to which is prefixed, an introduction, containing a compendious view of the colonies planted by the English on the continent of North America, from their setllement to... independence. 5 vols.

By: John Marshall

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, C. P. Wayne: 1805-1807

Seller ID: 3484


Philadelphia: C. P. Wayne. Very Good. 1805-1807. Original full tree calf. Partial title and volume in gilt to black and red morocco labels to spines; gilt decorations to spines. Marbled endpapers. Immodest losses to covers along fore edges of volumes I & II. Apparent acid losses to fore edge of volume I, lightly affecting text on page 235. Previous owners' names stamped and penciled to front fly papers of volume I; inked to front fly of volume II; inked to top right... 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


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


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


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

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Selected Speeches of President Lyndon B. Johnson (set of 8)

By: Lyndon B. Johnson

Price: $105.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1965

Seller ID: 3241


Washington: Government Printing Office. Very Good. 1965. With typed letter dated 12/9/1965 from W. Marvin Watson, the special assistant to the president, to Hamilton Forman of Ft. Lauderdale, which reads "As historians begin to judge the events of 1965, much consideration will be focused on the words of the President speaking to the world on problems of our time and America's hopes for the future. Because of your proven interest in the affairs of this government... 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


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

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

By: Richard Hulse

Price: $6,500.00

Publisher: 1862-1864

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3419


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


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