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Trial of John H. Hunter for the Murder of Mrs. Elizabeth Gargett, Including A Sketch of the Life of the Prisoner, His Confessions and Letters that Passed Between Himself and Miss Chloe Gargett.

By: Anonymous

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Akron, Lane, Canfield & Co.: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2744

Condition: Very Good


Akron: Lane, Canfield & Co.. Very Good. 1871. First Edition. Hardcover. Rebound in ruled cloth. Title page reinforced. Worldcat locates only 3 copies worldwide. "On a beautiful evening at the close of a week in the latter part of May, 1871, a quiet homestead in Richfield township, Summit County, O., was invaded by an assassin and made the scene of one of the bloodiest and most horrible tragedies that ever occured in this State." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; ... View more info

Verrazano the Explorer Being a Vindication of his Letter and Voyage with an Examination of the Map of Hieronimo Da Verrazano and a Dissertation upon The Globe of Ulpius

By: B. F. De Costa

Price: $135.00

Publisher: New York, A.S. Barnes & Company: 1880

Seller ID: 2304

Condition: Very Good


New York: A.S. Barnes & Company. Very Good. 1880. Hardcover. Includes detached pull-out map: "Extract from the Mapamundi of Sebastian of Cabot of 1544. Copied from a Facsimile of the Original". ; Quarto 24x30cm; 9.5x12 in.; 82 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Letters From The Army

By: B. F. Stevenson

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, W.E. Dibble & Co.: 1884

Seller ID: 2388

Condition: Very Good


Cincinnati: W.E. Dibble & Co.. Very Good. 1884. Hardcover. Bound in brown cloth; wear to head and tail of spine; rubbing to corners. "B.F. Stevenson, Surgeon to the Twenty-Second Kentucky Infantry". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 311 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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Social Register of Greater Miami for 2001 (International Edition)

By: Barbara Putman Buhler

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Miami, Blue Book Publishing Company, Inc.: 2001

Seller ID: 3261

Condition: Near Fine


Miami: Blue Book Publishing Company, Inc.. Near Fine. 2001. Hardcover. Dark blue faux grain morocco with particulars and decoration to front cover. An as-new copy. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; Unpaginated pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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Social Register of Greater Miami for 1999

By: Barbara Putman Buhler

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Miami, Blue Book Publishing Company, Inc.: 1999

Seller ID: 3262

Condition: Near Fine


Miami: Blue Book Publishing Company, Inc.. Near Fine. 1999. Hardcover. Dark blue faux grain morocco with particulars and decoration to front cover. Business reply mail card for address change loose to front of book. An as-new copy. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; Unpaginated pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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Social Register of Greater Miami for 1997

By: Barbara Putman Buhler

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Miami, Blue Book Publishing Company, Inc.: 1997

Seller ID: 3263

Condition: Near Fine


Miami: Blue Book Publishing Company, Inc.. Near Fine. 1997. Dark blue paper covered boards with particulars and decoration to front cover. An as-new copy. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; Unpaginated pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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Judge Magazine, Volume 26, #638 - 663. January 6 - June 30 1894.

By: Bernhard Gillam

Price: $950.00

Publisher: New York, Judge Publishing Company: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2477

Condition: Very Good


New York: Judge Publishing Company. Very Good. 1894. First Edition. Hardcover. Old tape repair to page 99, 100. Half-black morocco, with wear & losses; hinges cracked but still holding. This volume nicely bound by publisher in signatures, without puncturing the fold-outs. ; Folio 10.5 x 13.5 inches; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

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Our American Cousins at Home.

By: Bianca Light (aka Vera)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Low, Marston and Searle: 1873

Seller ID: 1443

Condition: Very Good


London: Sampson Low, Low, Marston and Searle. Very Good. 1873. Blue Cloth. Privately rebound in the late nineties in blue cloth with publisher's covers laid on. Ten (c. 3 x 5 in) photographs of Washington buildings, Niagra Falls, Seward, Grant (frontispiece) and the Oil Fields of Western Pennsylvania tipped in throughout.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [11], 267 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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Up From Slavery; An autobiography of Booker T. Washington

By: Booker T. Washington

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2876

Condition: Very Good


New York: Doubleday, Page & Co.. Very Good. 1901. First Edition. Hardcover. Burgundy cloth with gilt title to cover and particulars to spine. Top edge gilt. Wear & split to top of spine. Previous owner's name inked to front fly. Otherwise, a nice clean copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 330 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

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Cartoon of U.S. Navy airship buffeted by the Forces of Nature.

By: Butler

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, 1943

Seller ID: 1687

Condition: Very Good


Akron, Ohio. Very Good. 1943. Watercolor. Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin's motto, “The forces of nature cannot be eliminated but they may be balanced one against the other" portrayed in cartoon. Slight losses at center fold and at c. ten o'clock; backing applied.; 8 .5 x 12.75 inches; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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The Strange Career of Jim Crow; A Brief Account of Segregation

By: C. Vann Woodward

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2618

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


New York: Oxford University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1955. First Edition. Scarce first edition. Closed small (1/8 in) tear to rear of jacket. A nice, clean bright copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; xii;155 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Los Angeles California Illustrated; Showing homes, public buildings, business blocks, parks and general views

By: C.M. Davis, T. Newman

Price: $725.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Kingsley-Barnes & Neuner Co.; Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce: 1899

Seller ID: 2910

Condition: Very Good


Los Angeles: Kingsley-Barnes & Neuner Co.; Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. Very Good. 1899. Wraps. Scarce. String bound wraps with pictorial front cover. Wear and losses to front and rear cover, however interior is surprisingly bright and clean. A nice copy. ; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Unpaginated pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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New Trails In Mexico An Account of One Year's Exploration in North-Western Sonora, Mexico, and South-Western Arizona 1909 - 1910

By: Carl Lumholtz, M.A.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1912

Seller ID: 2182

Condition: Very Good


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good. 1912. Numerous illustrations including two color plates and two maps. Maps housed in rear pocket and kept in good condition. Tape residue to paste-downs. ; 8vo; 411 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Third annual report of the Board of Commissioners of the Central Park, January 1860

By: Central Park (New York, N.Y.) Board of Commissioners [Alfred Wagstaff] Andrew H. Green,

Price: $1,700.00

Publisher: New York, William C. Bryant & Co.: 1860

Seller ID: 3096

Condition: Very Good


New York: William C. Bryant & Co.. Very Good. 1860. Fourteen plates including frontis and large (34 x 8.5 inch) folding hand-colored map of park. Prospect Park plate trimmed to print line and mounted to blank verso of page 65. Quarter leather; marbled paper boards, gilt ruling and titling; boards detached, occasional foxing. Personal copy of Arthur Wagstaff with his signature in pencil and ink to front fly. Wagstaff replaced J.P. Haines as the head of the America... View more info

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Mesa, Canon and Pueblo

By: Charles F. Lummis

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Century Co.: 1925

Seller ID: 1657

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Brick red cloth with black and gilt decoration. Deckle fore edge. Colored frontispiece. Quarter-sized watermark to dust jacket.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [xvi], 517 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . Dust jacket present. View more info

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Real decreto en que S. M. ha resuelto ampliar la Concesion del Comercio libre, contenida en Decreto de....1765, Instruccion de la misma fecha, y demas Resoluciones posteriores, que solo comprehendieron las Islas de Barlovento, y Provincias de Campeche.

By: Charles III

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Madrid, Juan de San Martin: 1778

Seller ID: 1499

Condition: Very Good


A decree establishing limited free trade among the Spanish colonies. Palau 251081; not in Sabin. Four leaves or eight pages if you like. Nicely bound in half vellum by Brugalla, 1949. A little abrasion to top edge. ; Octavo; View more info

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Battle of Lake Erie A Collection of Documents, chiefly by Commodore Perry: including the Court-martial of Commander Barclay & the Court of Enquiry on Captain Elliott

By: Charles Oscar Paullin

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The Rowfant Club: 1918

Seller ID: 4415

Condition: Very Good


#16 of only 150 copies. Fabriano paper. With portraits, facsimiles, and map. Quarter linen over blue paper covered boards. Deckled bottom and fore edge. Slipcase shelf worn. Very nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. Dust jacket present. View more info

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The Love Letters

By: Chris Massie

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


New York: Random House. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. 1st edition. A nice clean copy in dust jacket without previous owner's names or any other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 289 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Letter of Columbus to Luis de Santangel, 1493. Inscribed by Lenox.

By: Christopher Columbus, James Lenox ed.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, James Lenox: [1865]

Seller ID: 1681

Condition: Very Good


Two presentations to scholar William Stirling Maxwell by Lenox; one dated March 1875 & the other (apparently not remembering the former) June 1875. Original buff wraps bound in handsome quarter morocco with bold gilt title to spine. Maxwell's large armorial bookplate to pastedown. Foxing to pastedown & fly sheets.; 12 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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History of Kentucky. Revised & enlarged edition in fine tooled morocco cases.

By: Collins, Lewis & Richard Collins

Price: $1,100.00

Publisher: Covington, Collins & Company: 1874

Edition: Revised & Enlarged

Seller ID: 1618

Condition: Fine


Covington: Collins & Company. Fine. 1874. Revised & Enlarged. A fine set in the original full calf; marbled edges; red morocco title & black author labels. Each volume in a full red ruled morocco fitted case; faux raised bands, tendriled panels decorated with canoes & weaponry. Wear to inside of cases at friction fit. Updated (i.e. 1874) folding colored Kentucky map frontis; many lithographed plates, some sepia toned. Morocco bookplates of Frank C. Deering (cf.... View more info