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Image for Historia De San Juan Ciudad Murada  Ensayo acerca del proceso de la  civilizacion en la ciudad espanola de San Juan Bautista de Puerto Rico,  1521 - 1898

Historia De San Juan Ciudad Murada Ensayo acerca del proceso de la civilizacion en la ciudad espanola de San Juan Bautista de Puerto Rico, 1521 - 1898

By: Adolfo de Hostos

Price: $300.00

Publisher: San Juan, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriquena: 1966

Seller ID: 2217

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


San Juan: Instituto de Cultura Puertorriquena. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1966. Hardcover. In dust jacket. Gilt lettering to spine. No owner's names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 590 pages . Dust jacket present. View more info

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

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

Seller ID: 1734

Condition: Very Good


New York: The American Group Inc.. Very Good. 1932-1933. First. Wraps. 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 ve... View more info

Image for Bucaniers of America: Or, a true Account of the Most remarkable Assaults  Committed of late years upon the Coasts of The West Indies, By the  Bucaniers of Jamaica and Tortuga, Both English and French. Wherein are  contained more especially, The unparallel'd Exploits of Sir Henry Morgan,  our English Jamaican Hero, who sack'd Puerto Velo, burnt Panama, &c.  ....[together with Basil Ringrose] Bucaniers of America. The Second  Volume. Part IV....

Bucaniers of America: Or, a true Account of the Most remarkable Assaults Committed of late years upon the Coasts of The West Indies, By the Bucaniers of Jamaica and Tortuga, Both English and French. Wherein are contained more especially, The unparallel'd Exploits of Sir Henry Morgan, our English Jamaican Hero, who sack'd Puerto Velo, burnt Panama, &c. ....[together with Basil Ringrose] Bucaniers of America. The Second Volume. Part IV....

By: Alexandre Olivier Esquemeling (Exquemelin), Basil Ringrose

Price: $9,085.00

Publisher: London, William Crooke at the Green Dragon: 1684-[1685]

Edition: First English language Edition

Seller ID: 3203

Condition: Very Good


London: William Crooke at the Green Dragon. Very Good. 1684-[1685]. First English language Edition. Morocco. Full triple rule grained crimson morocco, foliated spine compartments, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. [xii], 115; 151 [1] "Books printed for William Crooke this year 1684;" 124, [xi], " Table." Volume Two: 212 but actually [216] as numbers 140-143 are repeated though text (catch-words & signatures remain constant), [xvii] &#... View more info

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West Indian Tales of Old

By: Algernon E. Aspinall

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth & Co: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2215

Condition: Very Good


London: Duckworth & Co. Very Good. 1912. First Edition. Hardcover. 1st edition. Frontispiece of Admiral John Benbow. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260, xx pages . First Edition. 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

Seller ID: 2295

Condition: Very Good


New York: William Morrow and Company. Very Good. 1936. Hardcover. 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

Frémont, The West's Greatest Adventurer. Being a Biography from many hitherto unpublished sources of General John C. Frémont Together With His Wife Jessie Benton Frémont and an account of the period of expansion which found a brilliant leader...

By: Allan Nevins

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York & London, Harper & Brothers: 1928

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2654

Condition: Very Good


New York & London: Harper & Brothers. Very Good. 1928. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Two volumes in worn publisher's slipcase. Navy-blue cloth boards with bright gilt title to spine and covers. This set has attached to volume one a typed unsigned letter from Erie Clark Hapwood, editor of the Cleveland Plain Dealer to Allen Nivens describing the Fremont artifacts in Cleveland, Ohio storage (which were sent to Nivens for his book). To the rear of volume t... View more info

Early History of the Cleveland Public Schools

By: Andrew Freese

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The Board of Education: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2493

Condition: Very Good


Cleveland: The Board of Education. Very Good. 1876. First Edition. Hardcover. Bound in brown cloth. Gilt title to front board. Freese was first Superintendent of Cleveland High Schools. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages . First Edition. View more info

Los Navegantes de Colores, Un Libro Sobre Papagayos, Volantines y Cometas

By: Anibal Nazoa; Alfredo Armas Alfonzo; Rafael Pineda; Hugo Figueroa; Juan Calzadilla

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Caracas, Corpoturismo: 1976

Seller ID: 2309

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Caracas: Corpoturismo. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1976. Hardcover. A nice clean copy in dust jacket without owner's name or other marking. ; Quarto 24x30cm; 9.5x12 in.; 159 pages . Dust jacket present. View more info

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 . 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 . 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 . 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 . 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 . View more info

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

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 . 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 . View more info

Image for Up From Slavery; An autobiography of Booker T. Washington

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 . 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 . View more info

Image for [Venezuela]  y.  Twenty volume set in uniform half green calf over green  boards.  Includes Textos oficiales de la Primera República de Venezuela I  & II; Historia de la Primera República de Venezuela, I & II; Derechos del  Hombre de Ciudano;  La Constitucion Federal de Venezuela; Las  Constituciones Provinciales; El Publicista de Venezuela ET AL.

[Venezuela] y. Twenty volume set in uniform half green calf over green boards. Includes Textos oficiales de la Primera República de Venezuela I & II; Historia de la Primera República de Venezuela, I & II; Derechos del Hombre de Ciudano; La Constitucion Federal de Venezuela; Las Constituciones Provinciales; El Publicista de Venezuela ET AL.

By: C. Parra-Perez, Cristobal L. Mendoza, C. Parra-Pérez et al.

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Caracas, Academia Nacional de la Historia: 1959

Seller ID: 3722

Condition: Very Good


Caracas: Academia Nacional de la Historia. Very Good. 1959. Handsomely bound in uniform half green morocco; five raised bands; gilt particulars & binder's name to spine. Original wraps bound in. Titles include Textos oficiales de la Primera República de Venezuela I & II; Historia de la Primera República de Venezuela, I & II; Derechos del Hombre de Ciudano; La Constitucion Federal de Venezuela; Las Constituciones Provinciales; El Publicista de Venezuela; Semenario... View more info

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. Hardcover. Scarce first edition. Closed tear to rear of jacket. 1/8 inch closed tear to jacket spine. A nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; xii;155 pages . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info