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AMERICAN CULTURE: SOME BEGINNINGS

By: Angle, Paul M.; and Miers, Earl Schenck

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kingsport, TN: The Kingsport Press, Inc., 1961.: 1961.

Seller ID: 27281

Condition: Fine


Kingsport, TN: The Kingsport Press, Inc., 1961.. 1961.. Fine. - Large octavo [10-5/8 inches high by 7 inches wide], cloth in a cloth & paper covered slipcase. 90 pages plus colophon. Woodcut decorations by Stefan Martin. Near fine. Limited edition of 1250 copies printed as a keepsake by the Kingsport Press for distribution among its friends.Compiled and with an introduction by Paul M. Angle and Earl Schenck Miers. The book includes writings by Abraham Lincoln, Anthony Trollope, Joseph Jefferson, Louis Moreau Gottschalk and Samuel F. B. Morse. View more info

NINETEENTH-CENTURY ANNIN & SMITH ENGRAVING OF THE NAHANT HOTEL, AFTER J. R. PENNIMAN

By: Annin & Smith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: circa [1825].: [1825].

Seller ID: 28033

Condition: Very good


circa [1825].. [1825].. Very good. - sc Oblong octavo. The black-and-white engraving, approximately 4-3/4 inches high by 7 inches wide, is inlaid within a larger sheet of cream stock, 7 inches high by 10-5/8 inches wide. The edges of the mount are slightly darkened with tears to its upper & lower left margins. The engraving itself is in near fine condition. A striking image of the pavilion-like Nahant Hotel situated on a small island with figures fishing, shooting at birds and driving a horse-drawn buggy in the foreground. View more info

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A FAMILIAR CONVERSATIONAL HISTORY OF THE EVANGELICAL CHURCHES OF NEW-YORK.

By: Anonymous.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New-York: Robert Carter, 58 Canal street, 1839.: 1839.

Seller ID: 35767

Condition: Good


- Small octavo [approximately 6 inches high by 4 inches wide], green cloth decorated in blind, & titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is rubbed & bumped. The spine is slightly faded with the tail chipped & a piece out of the head. 222 pages. Illustrated in black & white with an engraved frontispiece & 5 woodcuts of churches. There is staining to the front pastedown & endpapers. The fore-edge & top edge are foxed & there is scattered foxing throughout. Good. Second edition. The first edition was published in 1838.In a printed note the anonymous author inscribes his book to "the Re... View more info

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MEMORIAL ADDRESSES, on Several Occasions. FIRST EDITION.

By: Anthony, Henry B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Providence, RI: Sidney S. Rider, 1875.: 1875.

Seller ID: 35769

Condition: Good


- Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wrappers. The wraps are darkened & lightly soiled with some tiny stains. 52 pages. Illustrated in black & white with an extra engraved title & 5 engraved portrait plates. There is some staining to the engraved title with offsetting to the facing blank. There is occasional foxing & soiling, including to the margins of the plates. Good. First edition.Delivered in the Senate of the United States by Henry B. Anthony, a Senator from Rhode Island. First Edition. View more info

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SIGNATURE ON A CARD OF THE 21ST GOVERNOR OF RHODE ISLAND AND PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE HENRY B. ANTHONY.

By: Anthony, Henry B. (1815-1884). Newsman, 21st Governor of Rhode Island, and President pro tempore of the U.S. Senate.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rhode Island: May 4, 1877.: 1877.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34797

Condition: Very good


Rhode Island: May 4, 1877.. 1877.. Very good. - Cream-colored card, 2-5/8 inches high by 4-1/2 inches wide, signed "H B Anthony / Rhode Island / May 4 , 1877". The edges of the card are slightly darkened. Very good. Henry Bowen Anthony [1815-1884] was an American newspaperman and politician. He was editor and later part owner of the Providence Journal. He served as the 21st Governor of Rhode Island from 1849 to 1851 as a member of the Whig Party. He was elected U.S. Senator from Rhode Island in the late 1850s and was reelected four times. During the Grant administration he was twice... View more info

RECOLLECTIONS OF COLLEGE LIFE, At Marshall College, Mercersburg, Pa., From 1839 to 1845: A Narrative, with Reflections. By Rev. Theodore Appel, D.D., Lancaster, Pa

By: Appel, Theodore

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Reading, PA: Daniel Miller, Printer and Publisher, 1886.: 1886.

Seller ID: 10907

Condition: Very good


Reading, PA: Daniel Miller, Printer and Publisher, 1886.. 1886.. Very good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with some light staining to the rear cover. The gilt titling on the spine is somewhat faded. viii, [ii] & pages [10]-348. There is a light stain to the title with an owner's ink name along the top edge, else the contents are very good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MIAMI BEACH

By: Armbruster, Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.: 1995.

Seller ID: 31291

ISBN: 0394570529

Condition: Very good


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.. 1995.. Very good. - Small quarto [9-1/4 inches high by 9-1/2 inches wide], pictorial paper covered boards in a dust wrapper. The binding is very slightly bumped. There is some minor soiling to the front panel of the dust jacket & its top edge is darkened. The top & bottom edges of the dust jacket flaps are darkened & there is the remnant of a price-sticker on the front flap. [x], 201 & [2] pages plus colophon. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. The page edges are slightly darkened. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

EASTERN PIONEERS

By: Armbruster, Eugene L

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Published by the author, 1929.: 1929.

Seller ID: 31683

Condition: Very good


New York: Published by the author, 1929.. 1929.. Very good. - Tall octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wraps. The spine & edtremities are faded & the wraps are lightly bumped. There are 2 tiny chips out of the front edge of the rear wrap. [16] pages, partially unopened. The bottom page corners are lightly creased. There is a tiny crease to the front edge of each leaf with 2 tiny chips out of the front edges of each of the last 2 leaves. Very good. Limited edition of 300 numbered copies. This copy is unnumbered. View more info

MONTAUK.

By: Armbruster, Eugene L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, 1923: 1923

Seller ID: 36747

Condition: Very good


- Small quarto, printed white paper wraps titled in black. The covers are very slightly soiled with a tiny chip to the top of the front cover. 8 pages. Near fine. Limited edition of 300 copies. A lyrical description of Montauk and the journey to Montauk Point, whereby the visitor passes the four original houses and Camp Welsh, where soldiers were stationed during the summer. View more info

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THE INDIANS OF NEW ENGLAND AND NEW NETHERLAND. (Cover title)

By: Armbruster, Eugene L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Published by the author}, (1918).: (1918).

Seller ID: 37404

Condition: Good


- Octavo, softcover bound in printed light tan wrappers. The binding is lightly soiled & chipped with a small piece out of the bottom corner of the front cover. The bottom inch of each wrap is detached. 12 pages, including wraps. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

PAGANS CONQUISTADORES HEROES AND MARTYRS. By Merle Armitage / Assisted by Peter Ribera Ortega. SIGNED by Merle Armitage with his initials

By: Armitage, Merle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Academy Guild Press, (1964).: (1964).

Seller ID: 27459

Condition: Very good


Academy Guild Press, (1964).. (1964).. Very good. - Small quarto [9-1/4 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide], tan cloth titled in red & decorated in black in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped with very light staining to the bottom corners of the covers. The dust wrapper is faded with the spine darkened & with some light staining to the panels & spine. There is a chip out of the top edge of the front panel. Unpaginated preliminaries and 99 & [2] pages. 4 full-page illustrations in red on a blue ground by Edward O'Brien, endpaper drawings by Merle Armitage & P. G. Napolitano and decorat... View more info

CALIFORNIA: AN INTIMATE HISTORY

By: Atherton, Gertrude

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1914.: 1914.

Seller ID: 7297

Condition: Good


New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1914.. 1914.. Good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt on the spine & in gilt with a decorative gilt frame, a vignette & decorations stamped in gilt on the front cover. The top edge is gilt. The binding is lightly rubbed with some very light soiling & with 2 small black stains to the rear cover. The spine is slightly faded. ix, [ii], 329 & [1] pages. Illustrated with 23 black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece with a tissue guard. There is an owner's inscription on the flyleaf. There is a small area of staining to the bottom corners of... View more info

HARPER'S WEEKLY. March 21, 1914

By: Austin, Mary; Moore, Justin Huntley; Stearns, Harold; et al. Hapgood, Norman; editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: The McClure Publications, 1914.: 1914.

Seller ID: 26455

Condition: Good


New York: The McClure Publications, 1914.. 1914.. Good. - Quarto [approximately 14 inches high by 9 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial tan wrappers with a reproduction of a telegram from Woodrow Wilson on the front wrap and an ad for Oldsmobile on the rear wrap. The binding is rubbed, bumped & lightly chipped with creasing to the bottom corner of the front wrap. 32 pages. Black-and-white illustrations by James Montgomery Flagg, Guy Pene du Bois, Harriet Mead Olcott and others. The blind stamp of Edgewood Free Public Library is on the front wrap & on 1 page of the magazine. Good. Amo... View more info

COMING UP THE ROAD: Memories of a North Country Boyhood

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: Publishers, (1928).: (1928).

Seller ID: 2191

Condition: Very good


Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: Publishers, (1928).. (1928).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in dw. The dw is chipped & soiled with small pieces out. 316 pp. The page edges are very slightly darkened. Very good in a good dw. First edition.Bacheller was born in 1859 into a New England family pioneering in the St. Lawrence Valley, north of the Adirondacks. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

GOOD AND BAD MONEY: The Real Issue of the Presidential Campaign. A Railroad Man's Address to Railroad Men. (Cover title)

By: Baker, George H

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Published by the author, [1896].: [1896].

Seller ID: 14743

Condition: Good


Published by the author, [1896].. [1896].. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wraps. The wraps are nearly detached & their edges are darkened. The rear wrap is lightly soiled & there is a black stain with 2 small, light stains to the front wrap. 16 pages. Illustrated with 3 graphs. There are stains to the inside front wrap & the bottom edges of the first 2 leaves. The front edges of the leaves are lightly creased. There is a light paper-clip mark to the top edges of the wraps & to the top edge of each leaf. Good working copy. The United States presidential election of November... View more info

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ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY U.S. SECRETARY OF WAR NEWTON D. BAKER.

By: Baker, Newton D. (1871-1937). American politician who served as U.S. Secretary of War from 1916 to 1921.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: November 26, 1929.: 1929.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34885

Condition: Good


November 26, 1929.. 1929.. Good. - An original sepia-toned 8-1/4 inch high by 5-5/8 inch wide photograph inscribed and signed at bottom left: "To Seymour Halpern / with - Good Wishes / Newton D. Baker". There are a few glue marks to the edges of the photograph & its corners have been clipped, cutting off a few letters of the date. Good. Baker is photographed at head-and-shoulders length, wearing a dark pin-striped suit and tie and round glasses.Newton Diehl Baker [1871-1937] was an American lawyer, politician and government official. He served as the 37th mayor of Cleveland, Ohio... View more info

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN ENGLISH SOLDIER IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY. By George Ballentine. Edited by William H. Goetzmann

By: Ballentine, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, Christmas, 1986.: 1986.

Seller ID: 3431

Condition: Fine


Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, Christmas, 1986.. 1986.. Fine. - Small octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine with a device in gilt on the front cover. lxxxiv & 354 pages, illustrated with a frontispiece, several black & white plates and a double-page color map. Near fine. The Lakeside Classics, printed by The Lakeside Press.A history of America's war with Mexico. Animosity between the United States and Mexico heightened subsequent to Texas being admitted to the Union on December 29, 1845. This act was one of the factors which led to the declaration of war on May 13, 18... View more info

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MONTHLY RECORD OF THE FIVE POINTS OF INDUSTRY. Vol. XXXIII No. 9. January, 1890.

By: Barnard, William F.; Superintendent.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (New York: Five Points House of Industry), 1890.: 1890.

Seller ID: 35825

Condition: Good


- Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial blue wraps with an illustration of the Five Points House of Industry building on the front cover and an ad for Bradbury Pianos on the rear cover. The binding is lightly creased & slightly darkened around the edges. There is a short tear to the front edge of the front cover. Pages [133]-148. There are small areas of light staining to pages 145-148. There is a tiny tear to the front edge of the first page. Good. This post-holiday issue contains seasonal items, verses, listing of donors and reports on the children being served. On page 145 there is a shor... View more info

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TYPED LETTER SIGNED TO ARTHUR SOHMER, FORMER CHIEF-OF-STAFF OF VICE PRESIDENT SPIRO AGNEW, SIGNED BY U.S. SENATOR DEWEY FOLLETT BARTLETT, SR.

By: Bartlett, Dewey Follett, Sr. (1919-1979). Oklahoma Governor and Senator.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: February 2, 1977.: 1977.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34206

Condition: Very good


- 38 words typed on a cream sheet of United States Senate letterhead, 8 inches high by 6-1/4 inches wide, printed in raised lettering in blue with Bartlett's name at top left & a gilt seal above the address. Signed "Dewey". Folded twice for mailing. Together with the typed mailing envelope. Near fine. Bartlett writes to Art Sohmer, former chief-of-staff of Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, thanking him for sending his wishes for Bartlett's good health. "I'm feeling fine, and should resume my Senate duties in a few weeks". Dewey Follett Bartlett, Sr. (1919-1979) was diagnosed with ... View more info

WHERE WE LIVE: The Best of Big Sky Journal. Volume 1

By: Bass, Ric; Flores, Dan; Beer, Ralph. Johnson, Denis; Chatham, Russell; Smith, Annick; et al

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bozeman, MT: Spring Creek Publishing, 1997.: 1997.

Seller ID: 33552

ISBN: 0965333620

Condition: Fine


Bozeman, MT: Spring Creek Publishing, 1997.. 1997.. Fine. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt with a color illustration mounted on the front cover. The book is housed in black cloth slipcase with a rectangular keyhole in its front panel revealing the cover illustration. The slipcase is lightly rubbed. viii, 251 & [1] pages. Near fine. First edition.Fiction and essays relating to the countryside, the great outdoors and outdoor pursuits with sections on Ranches and Rodeos, Saloons, Hunting and Fishing and Rivers of the Big Sky. First Edition. View more info