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Image for Ciudad Santa Fe, Spanish Domination, 1610-1821

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


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; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for Dissertazione di Felice Isnardi ond'e` chiarito il luogo preciso della  Liguria marittima occidentale ove nacque Cristoforo Colombo. Cover title:  Sulla patria propriamente detta de Cristoforo Colombo, dissertazione di  Felice Isnardi.Half-title: Dissertazione sulla patria di Cristoforo  Colombo.

Dissertazione di Felice Isnardi ond'e` chiarito il luogo preciso della Liguria marittima occidentale ove nacque Cristoforo Colombo. Cover title: Sulla patria propriamente detta de Cristoforo Colombo, dissertazione di Felice Isnardi.Half-title: Dissertazione sulla patria di Cristoforo Colombo.

By: Felice Isnardi

Price: $320.00

Publisher: Pinerolo, Poaolo Ghighetti: 1838

Seller ID: 1519

Condition: Very Good


Pretty copy with uncut pages. Some loss to wraps at spine. ; 10 mo; [iii], 148, [iii] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Vermont.   View in Manchester, Vt. from the Hill Northeast of the Depot.

Vermont. View in Manchester, Vt. from the Hill Northeast of the Depot.

By: Frank Childs

Price: $1,840.00

Publisher: Boston, Frank Childs: 1872

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1456

Condition: Good


Boston: Frank Childs. Good. 1872. First. Lithograph. Hand colored lithograph. Drawn, Painted & Published by Frank Childs. J. H. Bufford's Litho[graphy], 490 Washington St., Boston. Moisture stain to upper quarter and vertical browning mirroring joints from original wood backing (see image); otherwise a very nice copy on heavy stock with uncommonly preserved wide margins.; Folio 27 7/8 x 41 3/8; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Dictionary of American Regional English, 5 volumes.

By: Frederic G. Cassidy

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 2651

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1996. Hardcover. 5 volumes in dust jacket. Gilt title to spine. Volume 1 is the 6th printing; the rest being the 1st printing. Features computer-generated maps of the United States designed to illustrate visually the regional distribution of words and phrases. "Multi-volume reference work that documents words, phrases and pronunciations that vary from one place to anoth... View more info

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My Bondage and My Freedom

By: Frederick Douglass

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Norwalk, The Easton Press: 2013

Seller ID: 2137

Condition: Very Good


Norwalk: The Easton Press. Very Good. 2013. Hardcover. Easton Press Slip Cover Edition; This edition strictly limited to 1,855 copies, of which this is no. 7. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 464 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi

By: George H. Devol

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Devol and Haines: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4325

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth with gilt encircled hand of cards to blind ruled cover. "First Edition" noted on title page. Boards a little discolored (see image); remnants of crayoned "150" to front fly; rear gutter separating. Internally a clean and serviceable copy. First Edition. View more info

The Life of a Cowboy told through the Drawings, Paintings and Bronzes of George Phippen

By: George Phippen

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Tucson, The University of Arizona Press: 1969

Seller ID: 2121

Condition: Very Good


Tucson: The University of Arizona Press. Very Good. 1969. Hardcover. With illustrated slipcase. Special edition limited to only 100 copies, of which this is copy no. 57. ; Oblong quarto; 104 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Bill of Rights. Acts passed at the Second Congress of the United States of  America: begun and held in the city of Philadelphia, in the state of  Pennsylvania, on Monday, the twenty-fourth of October, one thousand seven  hundred and ninety-one: and of the United States the sixteenth.  Published  by authority. To which is affixed: "I am Sir, Yr Most Obed. Hble Serv./  Fort Loudoun/10th Sept 175[7]/ Go. Washington"

Bill of Rights. Acts passed at the Second Congress of the United States of America: begun and held in the city of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the twenty-fourth of October, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one: and of the United States the sixteenth. Published by authority. To which is affixed: "I am Sir, Yr Most Obed. Hble Serv./ Fort Loudoun/10th Sept 175[7]/ Go. Washington"

By: George Washington (Signature attached to proposed Bill of Rights).

Price: $9,880.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Francis Childs & John Swaine: [1793]

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2932

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: Francis Childs & John Swaine. Very Good. [1793]. First. Full calf. Washington's 34 x 120 mm faded clipped closing & signature from a letter to Anthony Bacon & Company affixed diagonally to fore edge corner of front paste-down. See the University of Virginia's Papers of George Washington, Volume 4 (November 1756- October 1757) for the orphaned letter. Overall heavy wear: rubbing to corners; chipping to spine; hinges loose. Please do not hesitate to req... View more info

Image for 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]

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: $500.00

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). Owner's name (Ellen Valentine) lightly inked to Title & Contents. A nice serviceable copy with beautiful, deeply set type. ; 12mo ; vii, (1); 10-292 [8] pages; All shipm... View more info

Image for History of the New World By Girolamo Benzoni of Milan Shewing His Travels  in America, from A.D. 1541 to 1556: With Some Particulars of the Island  Canary.

History of the New World By Girolamo Benzoni of Milan Shewing His Travels in America, from A.D. 1541 to 1556: With Some Particulars of the Island Canary.

By: Girolamo Benzoni (W.H. Smyth, trans.)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Hakluyt Society: 1857

Edition: First English language Edition

Seller ID: 1464

Condition: Very Good


Half black morocco. Marbled boards, endpapers & edges. Odd Fellows' Library Assn., San Francisco circular stamp to title page, Translator's Introduction, end of text and end of Index. Nice John Howell bookseller sticker to rear gutter. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [ix], 280 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for Breve sumario o relacion de la natural historia de las Indias.  Proemio.  Prólogo, y introdución del dicho autor: enderezando la obra a la S. C. C.  R. M. del Emperador D. Carlos, Quinto de tal nombre, Rey de Las Españas, y  de las dos Sicilias....

Breve sumario o relacion de la natural historia de las Indias. Proemio. Prólogo, y introdución del dicho autor: enderezando la obra a la S. C. C. R. M. del Emperador D. Carlos, Quinto de tal nombre, Rey de Las Españas, y de las dos Sicilias....

By: Goncalo (Gonzalo) Fernandez de Oviedo y Valdes

Price: $1,440.00

Publisher: N.P., N.D.

Seller ID: 1504

Condition: Very Good


This work is a later summation of La Historia General y Natural de las Indias the first part of which first appeared in Seville beginning in 1535. Repair to lower right corner of title page; fore-edge moisture mark; repaired tear to A2 & K1 leaves (see images). From the distinguished Biblioteca de D. Pedro Ybanez Pacheco with his plate to title blank verso. Watermarked with three encircled stars above GP (as well as encircled NB & DB) probably the mark of A.G. ... View more info

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De Paris a Mexico par les Etats-Unis

By: Gustave Gostkowski

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Paris, P.V. Stock Editeur: 1899

Seller ID: 3568

Condition: Very Good


Full recent calf, gilt particulars to spine, five raised bands. Deckled edges, frontispiece portrait of General Porfirio Diaz, President des Etats-Unis du Mexique; 456 pp. Ten (10) engravings including frontispiece. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 456 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for "Our Gang" Coloring Book. No. 966.

"Our Gang" Coloring Book. No. 966.

By: Hal Roach Studios, Inc.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Akron & New York, The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1933

Seller ID: 3323

Condition: Very Good


Unused. Chromolithographed pictorial wraps with minor wear to spine and small chip to fore edge of front wrap. 26 black & white plates to be colored with 14 chromolithograph plates (duplicates of black & white plates) as examples. Includes stills from "A Lad an' a Lamp", "Mush and Milk" and "The Kid from Borneo"; and cast members Bobby "Wheezer" Hutchins, Dorothy DeBorba, Matthew "Stymie" Beard, Dickie Moore, George "Span... View more info

Image for Uncle Tom's Cabin or Life Among the Lowly. Large Paper Anniversary Edition  Number 88 of but 250 copies.

Uncle Tom's Cabin or Life Among the Lowly. Large Paper Anniversary Edition Number 88 of but 250 copies.

By: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Price: $1,850.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Riverside Press: 1892

Seller ID: 1384

Condition: Fine


Cambridge: Riverside Press. Fine. 1892. Hardcover. Early rebinding in brown cloth with black morocco labels in what appears to be a nineteenth century replacement for the publisher's fugitive ooze calf. Moire end papers, TEG. Unaccountably uncommon. Not in BAL. Two volumes. ; 8vo ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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Report on a City Plan for the Municipalities of Oakland & Berkeley

By: Hegemann, Werner

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Werner Hegemann: 1915

Seller ID: 882

Condition: Very Good


Berkeley: Werner Hegemann. Very Good. 1915. Periodical. Staple-bound; lacks wraps; title page detached. ; 4to; 156 + index pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

The Cleveland Blue Books. Seven Issues (1956, 1958, 1964-1965, 1966-1967, 1974-1975, 1976-1977 & 1978-1979)

By: Helen de Kay Townsend

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The Cleveland Blue Book: 1958-1979

Seller ID: 2813

Condition: Very Good


Cleveland: The Cleveland Blue Book. Very Good. 1958-1979. Hardcover. Blue calf with title and edition in gilt to front cover and spine. All edges blue. Some wear to exteriors, interiors are bright and clean without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

The Cleveland Blue Book. Six Issues. (1985-1986, 1987-1988, 1989-1990, 1991-1992, 1993-1994 &1995-1996)

By: Helen de Kay Townsend

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The Cleveland Blue Book: 1985-1998

Seller ID: 2814

Condition: Very Good


Cleveland: The Cleveland Blue Book. Very Good. 1985-1998. Hardcover. Blue cloth with title and edition in gilt to front cover and spine. All edges blue. Light wear to exteriors. 1885-1986 bears some notations in pencil, otherwise, interiors are bright and clean without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

The Cleveland Blue Book. Seven Issues. (1985-1986, 1987-1988, 1989-1990, 1991-1992, 1993-1994,1995-1996 & 1997-1998)

By: Helen de Kay Townsend

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The Cleveland Blue Book: 1985-1996

Seller ID: 2815

Condition: Very Good


Cleveland: The Cleveland Blue Book. Very Good. 1985-1996. Hardcover. Blue cloth with title and edition in gilt to front cover and spine. All edges blue. Light wear to exteriors. Interiors are bright and clean without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for The Maine Woods

The Maine Woods

By: Henry David Thoreau

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor & Fields: 1864

Seller ID: 2981

Condition: Very Good


Boston: Ticknor & Fields. Very Good. 1864. Hardcover. Modern quarter calf over marbled boards with new end papers. Gilt particulars on red morocco label to spine. Blind stamp of Peabody Library to top right corner of title page through page 3 with no other markings. Some staining to initial pages. Consists of three papers, two of which ("Ktaadn" and "Chesuncook") were previously published in magazines. This is the first publication to include the thi... View more info

Image for History of the Western Insurrection in Western Pennsylvania, Commonly  Called the Whiskey Insurrection. Extra-illustrated & with  letter signed  by Gallatin.

History of the Western Insurrection in Western Pennsylvania, Commonly Called the Whiskey Insurrection. Extra-illustrated & with letter signed by Gallatin.

By: Henry M. Brackenridge

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Pittsburg, W. S. Haven: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 4257

Condition: Very Good


Pittsburg: W. S. Haven. Very Good. 1859. First Edition. Howes B-685. Sabin 7166. Extra illustrated edition including Albert Gallatin 1811 letter signed (archivally repaired at fold with small loss not affecting text): March 19th 1811 to Thomas Thornton, Marshall of Maine: "The treasurer of the United States has been directed to remit to you drs. 4400.38 ... for taking the third census or enumeration of the inhabitants of your district.... Congress having made wh... View more info