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Edisonia. A Brief History of the early Edison Electric Lighting System. Compiled and Published Under the Auspices of the Committee on St. Louis Exposition of the Association of Edison Illuminating Companies

By: Thomas Alva Edison

Price: $205.00

Publisher: New York, Association of Edison Illuminating Companies: 1904

Seller ID: 2571

Condition: Very Good


New York: Association of Edison Illuminating Companies. Very Good. 1904. Hardcover. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering. Paper label to spine. Errata sheet tipped in. Includes many illustrations, plates, photos and one fold out plan of a power station. Remnants of glassine dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 211 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . Dust jacket present. View more info

Servicios Navales que en Libertar al Chile y al Peru de la Dominacion Espanola

By: Thomas Cochrane, Earle of Dundonald

Price: $1,080.00

Publisher: London, James Ridgeway: 1859

Seller ID: 1560

Condition: Very Good


London: James Ridgeway. Very Good. 1859. Photographic portrait of Don Bernardo O'Higgins as frontis. Blue blind stamped cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine. A sound copy.; 8vo ; xiv, 312 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . 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

Seller ID: 2203

Condition: Very Good


Newcastle-On-Tyne: John Bell. Very Good. 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. Minor foxing. Half calf with ruled Morocco label. Raised bands. Marbled boards. A nice copy.; 10mo; v, 210, x pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches  and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with one hundred and  twenty portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at  Washington.

History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with one hundred and twenty portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at Washington.

By: Thomas McKenney, James Hall, Charles Bird King

Price: $9,110.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Rice, Rutter & Co.: 1865

Seller ID: 3274

ISBN: 333x929017392

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: Rice, Rutter & Co.. Very Good. 1865. Hardcover. Scarce 1865 edition (the last lithographed by Bowen). Publisher's blind stamped rebacked Turkey morocco; five raised bands; titles in gilt to spine, all edges heavily gilt. One hundred-twenty hand colored lithographic plates by J.T. Bowen after Charles Bird King. ; Hand-colored lithographs; Large octavo; iv,333;[xvii],9-290;iv,17-392 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

The Book of Ohio and Its "Centennial," or One Hundred Years of the Buckeye State. An Art and Historical Work of Ohio, Illustrating the Development of Her Resources, Institutions and Industries. Containing Nearly 2000 Superb Engravings. (Twenty-four Chapters bound in Two Volumes)

By: Van Tassel, C.S.

Price: $545.00

Publisher: Bowling Green & Toledo, C.S. Van Tassel: 1901

Edition: First

Seller ID: 972

Condition: Fine


Bowling Green & Toledo: C.S. Van Tassel. Fine. 1901. First. 1/2 Green Grained Morocco. a.e.g.; deluxe addition; 5 raised bands; a superb set in fine condition ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 996 pages; Please note this set will require additional postage.; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

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Informes de la Comision Exploradora de la Sierra de Imataca y de la Gran Sabana e Informe preliminar de la Region sur del Departamento Antonio Diaz, Territorio Federal Delta Amacuro.

By: Venezuela. Ministerio de Fomento. Guillermo Zuloaga.

Price: $610.00

Publisher: Caracas, Tipografia Americana: 1948

Seller ID: 1538

Condition: Very Good


Caracas: Tipografia Americana. Very Good. 1948. Half morocco. Original wraps bound in handsome half green polished calf. Many photgraphs, folding charts and large folding maps.; 8vo 24x17 cm; 415 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Informes de la Comision Exploradora de la Sierra de Imataca y de la Gran  Sabana e Informe preliminar de la Region sur del Departamento Antonio  Diaz, Territorio Federal Delta Amacuro.

Informes de la Comision Exploradora de la Sierra de Imataca y de la Gran Sabana e Informe preliminar de la Region sur del Departamento Antonio Diaz, Territorio Federal Delta Amacuro.

By: Venezuela. Ministerio de Fomento. Guillermo Zuloaga.

Price: $410.00

Publisher: Caracas, Tipografia Americana: 1948

Seller ID: 3272

Condition: Very Good


Caracas: Tipografia Americana. Very Good. 1948. Half morocco. Original wraps bound in handsome half green polished calf. Many photgraphs, folding charts and large folding maps.; 8vo 24x17 cm; 415 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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The History of the Education of Black Citizens in Halifax County: 1866-1969

By: W. C. Edwards, Preston M. Royster & Lazarus Bates (edited by Gloria J. Chernay)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Springfield, Virginia, Banister Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3304

Condition: Very Good


Springfield, Virginia: Banister Press. Very Good. 1979. First Edition. Numbered 48 of only 300 copies personalized for a select number of citizens. This copy for W. Howerton. Orange cloth boards with particulars printed in black to front cover and spine, which is slightly darkened. Preston Royster's name underlined in red marker on title page. Signatures of Lazarus Bates and Preston Royster to limitations page. A nice clean copy without further markings. ; 8vo 8&#... View more info

Title to 71 acres in Key Branch, South Carolina.

By: William Ashley, Thomas Stark

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Key Branch, S. Carolina, 1833

Seller ID: 1689

Condition: Very Good


Key Branch, S. Carolina. Very Good. 1833. document. Paper watermarked C&S ; 2 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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A Week in the White House with Theodore Roosevelt. A study of the president at the nation's business.

By: William Bayard Hale

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York & London, G.P. Putnam's Sons & The Knickerbocker Press: 1908

Seller ID: 3290

Condition: Very Good


New York & London: G.P. Putnam's Sons & The Knickerbocker Press. Very Good. 1908. Gilt ruled half green morocco over cloth boards. Five raised bands, gilt particulars and decoration to spine which has faded to brown. Top edge gilt. Bookplate of St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire to front pastedown; in memoriam bookplate to recto of front fly. Blindstamp of St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire to title page. Remnants of library pocket to rear pastedow... View more info

History of Putnam County West Virginia

By: William D. Wintz, Upper Vandalia Historical Society

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Charleston, Pictorial Histories Publishing Co.: 1999, 2003

Seller ID: 2735

Condition: Very Good


Charleston: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co.. Very Good. 1999, 2003. Hardcover. 2 volume set; embossed gilt titles. Nice clean, unused copies without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 208; 317 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Memoirs of the Mexican Revolution: Including A Narrative of the Expedition of General Xavier Mina with some Observations on the Practicability of Opening a Commerce between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans Through the Mexican Isthmus in the Province of Oaxaca, and at the Lake of Nicaragua; and on the Future Importance of Such Commerce to The Civilized World, and more especially to The United States

By: William Davis Robinson

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lydia R. Bailey: 1820

Edition: First; First

Seller ID: 1822

Condition: Good


Philadelphia: Lydia R. Bailey. Good. 1820. First; First. xxxvi, 396 pp., Full calf; morocco label, boards detached, spine chipped. Foxed and toned throughout. Included in Streeter's Texas bibliography. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

The Papers of Sir. William Johnson, General Index, Volume XIV Division of Archives and History, Milton W. Hamilton Senior Historian

By: William Johnson, Milton W. Hamilton

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Albany, The University of the State of New York: 1965

Seller ID: 2709

Condition: Very Good


Albany: The University of the State of New York. Very Good. 1965. Hardcover. Hardcover. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Volume XIV only.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 645 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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Broadside for William Mann Blank Book Maker, Stationer, Lithographer & Printer. Centennial Calendar 1876

By: William Mann

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Wm. Mann: 1876

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1601

Condition: Fine


Philadelphia: Wm. Mann. Fine. 1876. First. A remarkably preserved and executed chromolithographed centennial advertisement on heavy stock. Perfectly preserved: no oxidizing, no folds, no creases, no soiling, generous margins. Very scarce.; 14.5 x 19 in; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for 1829 Sale of Slaves and their Families of Captian Daniel Weisiger, III in  Kentucky to Lucy, Samuel P. and Isabella Weisiger.

1829 Sale of Slaves and their Families of Captian Daniel Weisiger, III in Kentucky to Lucy, Samuel P. and Isabella Weisiger.

By: William P. Roper, Jacob Swigart

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Franklin County, Kentucky, 1829

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 4267

Condition: Very Good


Franklin County, Kentucky. Very Good. 1829. "Mr. William P. Roper & Jacob Swigert this day purchased at the sale of certain slaves late the property of Danl Weisiger under a decree of the Franklin circuit court the following slaves to wit - Doshia & his wife Milley - Jack and his wife Betty - Reuben, Americus, Joe(a carpenter) Kitty & her children John, Washington & Caroline, - Mana - Henny & her children, Mary, Jane, Silva & Ellenvina, Louisa, - Little Zach - E... View more info

Roanoke; Story of County and City WPA Guide

By: Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Roanoke, Virginia, School Boards of Roanoke City and County: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2635

Condition: Very Good


Roanoke, Virginia: School Boards of Roanoke City and County. Very Good. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's name to recto of frontispiece. Contains fold out map of Roanoke County showing original land grants and later surveys to rear. Nice solid copy.; American Guide Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 390 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for [Claim of Texas to Santa Fe] Message from the President of the United  States communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate,  information in relation to military orders issued to the United States  officers at Santa Fe,  and correspondence between those officers and the  War Department in relation to the claims of Texas to jurisdiction over  that country.

[Claim of Texas to Santa Fe] Message from the President of the United States communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, information in relation to military orders issued to the United States officers at Santa Fe, and correspondence between those officers and the War Department in relation to the claims of Texas to jurisdiction over that country.

By: Zachary Taylor

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Washington, United States Government Printing Office: 1850

Seller ID: 1660

Condition: Very Good


Washington: United States Government Printing Office. Very Good. 1850. Cloth. Executive document number 56. 31st Congress, 1st session (Senate). Gathering recently bound in red linen. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 15 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Washington's Political Legacies. To Which Is Annexed an Appendix Containing an Account of His Illness Death and the National Tributes of Respect Paid to His Memory. With a Biographical Outline of His Life and Character. His Will and Dr. Tappan's Discourse before the Unversity of Cambridge. [With an elegy by Robert Paine]

By: [George Washington] Jedidiah Morse

Price: $600.00

Publisher: New York, George Forman for C. Davis: 1800

Edition: second

Seller ID: 1562

Condition: Very Good


New York: George Forman for C. Davis. Very Good. 1800. second. Follows the 1800 Boston edition of Russell & West . Evans 38999. Sabin 101751. Page 239 misnumbered 249. Signatures: [A]4- T6; W6-Z6; Aa6-Bb2. Bound in a sturdy green cloth. Page 208 lacks upper fore edge corner (and so page number). A nice servicable copy with beautiful, deeply set type. ; 12mo ; vii, (1); 10-292 [8] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for The West Indies, Exhibiting the English French Spanish Dutch & Danish  Settlements with the Adjacent Parts of North & South America, from the  Best Authorities

The West Indies, Exhibiting the English French Spanish Dutch & Danish Settlements with the Adjacent Parts of North & South America, from the Best Authorities

By: [Thomas Jeffries]

Price: $330.00

Publisher: London, 1785

Seller ID: 3734

Condition: Very Good


London. Very Good. 1785. Map. Image 18.5 x 28.2 cm. Evenly toned and faded. Old paper tape to verso from framing, just shy of neatline. Florida-Georgia boundary labeled as "Limits Stipulated in 1738". South Florida represented as archipelago. ; 23.5 x 33 cm; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info