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Image for TYPED LETTER SIGNED by RAYMOND GRAM SWING a Broadcaster who was a leading voice during World War II.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED by RAYMOND GRAM SWING a Broadcaster who was a leading voice during World War II.

By: Swing, Raymond Gram. (1887-1968). Broadcaster who was a leading voice during World War II.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York: September 29, 1939.: 1939.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33090

Condition: Very good


- 62 words typed on a sheet of his cream personalized letterhead, 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide. Dated 'September 29, 1939". Signed "Raymond Gram Swing". Folded 3 times for mailing. Very good. Swing writes to a correspondent in Poughkeepsie, NY regretting that his busy broadcasting schedule prevents him from accepting her invitation to talk to the American Association of University Women. "I know I should have enjoyed meeting your members and particularly to have spoken in the service of your Scholarship Fund." View more info

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SIGNATURE ON A CARD OF THOMAS TALBOT, 31ST GOVERNOR OF MASSACHUSETTS.

By: Talbot, Thomas. (1818-1886). 31st Governor of Massachusetts.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Circa [1880].: [1880].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34818

Condition: Very good


Circa [1880].. [1880].. Very good. - A card, 2-5 /8 inches high by 4-1/2 inches wide, signed in black ink "Yours very truly / Thomas Talbot." The card is very slightly darkened. Near fine. Thomas Talbot [1818-1886] was a textile mill owner and politician from Massachusetts. As a Republican, he served in the state legislature, on the Massachusetts Governor's Council and as Lieutenant Governor. He served one term as the 31st Governor of Massachusetts from January 1879 to January 1880. First Edition. View more info

NEW ENGLAND HOME FRONT: World War II

By: Taylor, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Yankee Books, (1992).: (1992).

Seller ID: 31640

ISBN: 0899093337

Condition: Very good


Yankee Books, (1992).. (1992).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is bumped. xv & 208 pages. Profuse black-and- white photographic illustrations by various photographers. There is a small stain to the front pastedown & to the front endpaper. Very good. An account of the home front effort of New Englanders during World War II prepared by the staff of Yankee Books with text by Robert Taylor. Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for JOURNAL OF REV. JOHN TAYLOR'S MISSIONARY TOUR THROUGH THE MOHAWK & BLACK RIVER COUNTRIES IN 1802.

JOURNAL OF REV. JOHN TAYLOR'S MISSIONARY TOUR THROUGH THE MOHAWK & BLACK RIVER COUNTRIES IN 1802.

By: Taylor, The Rev. John.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Albany: Weed, Parsons & Co., [1850].: [1850].

Seller ID: 35966


- Quarto, 11-1/2 inches high by 9 inches wide. Softcover, bound in plain white wrappers with the title penned in black on the front cover. The covers are soiled and creased along the edges and corners with some chipping to the edges and spine. 26 pages consisting of the title and pages [673] through 696, with 9 illustrated plans printed on 5 plates. The pages are darkened along the edges of the plates with some occasional foxing. The illustrations depict plans of "Utica in 1802", "Little Falls in 1802", "Rome in 1802", Whitestown in 1802", and several illustratio... View more info

OUR SOUTH AMERICAN COUSINS

By: Taylor, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Nelson and Phillips / London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1879.: 1879.

Seller ID: 22448

Condition: Fair


New York: Nelson and Phillips / London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1879.. 1879.. Fair. - Octavo, 7-3/8 inches high by 5 inches wide. Hardcover, bound in rust cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The covers are bumped & rubbed with some soiling to the spine and some stains to the covers. 2 pages of ads & 318 pages, illustrated with a full-page frontispiece portrait and illustrated ads for Bradbury Pianos. The pages are foxed with a few corners creased. A previous owner's name is written in pencil on the front endpaper. Fair. First edition. First Edition. View more info

BACK ROADS OF NEW ENGLAND

By: Thollander, Earl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Clarkson N. Potter, inc./Publishers, (1974).: (1974).

Seller ID: 24366

Condition: Fair


New York: Clarkson N. Potter, inc./Publishers, (1974).. (1974).. Fair. - Small oblong quarto [8-3/4 inches high by 11-1/4 inches wide], cloth- backed boards, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The boards are lightly bumped & the head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, soiled & chipped with a large piece out of the tail of its spine. Unpaginated. There is a remnant of a bookplate on the front pastedown. The book reproduces profuse pen-and-ink drawings and handwritten text by the author. The text block is very slightly loose in the binding. Good. First e... View more info

Image for ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO PUTNAM MEMORIAL CAMP, REDDING, CONNECTICUT. With a Complete History of the Encampments, Incidents, Organization of the Brigades, Itinerary, Etc.

ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO PUTNAM MEMORIAL CAMP, REDDING, CONNECTICUT. With a Complete History of the Encampments, Incidents, Organization of the Brigades, Itinerary, Etc.

By: Todd, Charles Burr; compiler.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The State of Connecticut, 1927.: 1927.

Seller ID: 36774

Condition: Good


- Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial tan wrappers. 38 pages. Black-and-white illustrations with a folding plan of the camp in a pocket tipped onto the inside rear wrap. From the library of the Regional Plan Association with a sticker at the top of the front cover partially covering the association's blind stamp & with a library pocket on the verso of the last leaf. The mounting of the pocket has caused glue staining to the illustration on the recto. Good. The State of Connecticut's plan to investigate the practicability of acquiring the site of the Israel Putnam Camp Grounds, of which traces... View more info

ALASKA: PROMYSHLENNIK AND SOURDOUGH.

By: Tompkins, Stuart Ramsay.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, (1945).: (1945).

Seller ID: 36548

Condition: Good


- Octavo, brown cloth. The corners of the covers and the head & tail of the spine are rubbed & slightly chipped. xiv & 350 pages. Illustrated in black & white with 16 plates & 8 full-page maps. There is light foxing to the fore-edge & bottom edge. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

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AN APPEAL TO CAESAR.

By: Tourgee, Albion W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Fords, Howard, and Hulbert, 1884.: 1884.

Seller ID: 95098

Condition: Good


- Octavo, dark green cloth with images of an eagle's head in black on the front cover & spine. The binding is rubbed. The corners of the covers are lightly bumped with the bottom corners chipped & a light stain to the bottom edge of the front cover. The head & tail of the spine are creased & chipped. 422 pages. Illustrated in black & white with head- & tail-pieces and tables. There is the faint stamp of a previous owner on the front endpaper. Good. First edition, first printing [BAL 20358]. Tourgee's thoughts on slavery, abolitioinism, the barriers to freed slaves claiming their rights and the... View more info

Image for THE SOUL OF THE WORKMAN. (Offprint).

THE SOUL OF THE WORKMAN. (Offprint).

By: Traubel, Horace.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: The Conservator, 1902.: 1902.

Seller ID: 37455

Condition: Fair


- Octavo, softcover in printed cream-colored wrappers. Disbound The wraps are partially detached. Their edges are darkened & there is a small piece out of the bottom inner corner of each wrap. There is also a tiny chip out of the top edge of the front wrap. Pages 49-59, partially unopened, with tributes to the Conservator from Homer Davenport and Elsa Barker printed on the inside front wrap & on the rear wrap. There is a chip out of the bottom corner of the first 3 leaves. Good working copy. An offprint from The Conservator: "Collects: Five ". View more info

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THE ARTSMAN: The Art That Is Life, February 1904.

By: Traubel, Horace; Price, William L.; McLanahan, Hawley; editors.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Moylan, PA: Rose Valley Press, 1904.: 1904.

Seller ID: 94830

Condition: Very good


- Small quarto [approximately 8 inches high by 6 inches wide], softcover bound in tan wrappers printed in black with a vignette in black on the front cover & the Rose Valley Press logo on the rear wrap. There are minor chips to the edges of the covers with a piece out from the top left corner of the rear cover. [40] unopened deckle-edged pages, numbered 153 through 192. Illustrated with a 2-page facsimile. There is some minor chipping to the front edge of overlapping leaves. Very good. Among the contents of this issue are a facsimile of an 1889 letter from William Morris to Horace Traubel; &#... View more info

Image for THE ARTSMAN: The Art That Is Life, October 1903.

THE ARTSMAN: The Art That Is Life, October 1903.

By: Traubel, Horace; Price, William L.; McLanahan, Hawley; editors;

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Moylan, PA: Rose Valley Press, 1903.: 1903.

Seller ID: 94829

Condition: Fine


- Small quarto [approximately 8 inches high by 6 inches wide], softcover bound in tan wrappers printed in black with a vignette in black on the front cover & the Rose Valley Press logo on the rear wrap. 32 pages. Illustrated with 3 full-page black-and-white plates of Rose Valley furniture. A near fine, unopened copy. Also included with this issue are the front and back covers of the very fragile mailing envelope. This is the first issue of "The Artsman", published by the Rose Valley Press, and includes an opening statement from the editors. Also included are "Rose Valley papers"... View more info

THE COMMON WEALTH: Treasures from the Collections of the Library of Virginia

By: Treadway, Sandra Gioia; and Campbell, Edward D. C., Jr

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Richmond, VA: Library of Virginia, 1997).: 1997).

Seller ID: 20825

ISBN: 0884901858

Condition: Fine


(Richmond, VA: Library of Virginia, 1997).. 1997).. Fine. - Quarto [12-3/4 inches high by 10-3/4 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed. xiii & 293 pages. Black-and- white illustrations & profuse color illustrations, including maps, plans & facsimiles. Fine in a near fine dust wrapper. The text includes a history of the Library of Virginia by Brent Tarter. Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY DAVID C. TREEN, THE FIRST REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR OF LOUISIANA SINCE RECONSTRUCTION, SENDING THANKS TO CONGRESSMAN SEYMOUR HALPERN.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY DAVID C. TREEN, THE FIRST REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR OF LOUISIANA SINCE RECONSTRUCTION, SENDING THANKS TO CONGRESSMAN SEYMOUR HALPERN.

By: Treen, David C. (1928-2009).American attorney and politician. In 1979 he was elected the first Republican Governor of Louisiana since Reconstruction.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: February 22, 1977.: 1977.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36473

Condition: Very good


- 32 words typed on a cream-colored 10-1/2 inch high by 8 inch wide sheet of Congress of the United States / House of Representatives letterhead. Signed "Dave". The top edge of the letter is very lightly creased. Folded twice for mailing. Near fine. Treen writes to Congressman Seymour Halpern thanking him for writing on the occasion of Treen's reelection: "You were very generous in your remarks and I will endeavor to justify your confidence". American attorney and politician David C. Treen [1928-2009] grew up in Louisiana as a Democrat, but joined the Republican Party in 1962. ... View more info

U.S. JOURNAL

By: Trillin, Calvin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1971.: 1971.

Seller ID: 32575

ISBN: 0525226605

Condition: Very good


New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1971.. 1971.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly rubbed. The dust jacket is rubbed. 314 & [1] pages. Very good. First edition.For three years, from 1967, Calvin Trillin contributed his "U.S. Journal" series to the New Yorker. The idea was to report not on the big national events of the day, but on local disputes, school board elections, crimes and merchandising strategies. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for 8 ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS of AMERICAN PRESIDENTS, VICE PRESIDENTS & PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES, mostly pictured attending CIRCUS SAINTS AND SINNERS CLUB Events.

8 ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS of AMERICAN PRESIDENTS, VICE PRESIDENTS & PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES, mostly pictured attending CIRCUS SAINTS AND SINNERS CLUB Events.

By: Truman, Harry S.; Eisenhower, Dwight D.; Goldwater, Barry; Nixon, Richard M.; Agnew, Spiro T.; and Kennedy, John F.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: 1950's through 1970's.:

Seller ID: 37088

Condition: Very good


1950's through 1970's. . Very good. - A collection of 8 original vintage black & white photographs taken at events hosted by the Circus Saints and Sinners Club, a charitable service organization founded in 1929. The earliest of these images dating from the 1950's is a 5-3/4 inch high by 7-1/2 inch wide gelatin silver print by Reni Newsphoto Service depicting Richard M. Nixon reaching his hand out to P.T. Barnum's lion "Sheba" while both are within the same cage. The June 4, 1953 event took place either immediately before or after a luncheon and charity roast hosted by the District of... View more info

Image for PRESIDENTIAL FIRST DAY COVER COMMEMORATING THE EQUATORIAL CROSSING OF THE U.S.S. MISSOURI DURING THE PRESIDENTIAL CRUISE, SIGNED BY PRESIDENT HARRY TRUMAN, BESS AND MARGARET TRUMAN AND CAPTAIN ROBERT L. DENNISON.

PRESIDENTIAL FIRST DAY COVER COMMEMORATING THE EQUATORIAL CROSSING OF THE U.S.S. MISSOURI DURING THE PRESIDENTIAL CRUISE, SIGNED BY PRESIDENT HARRY TRUMAN, BESS AND MARGARET TRUMAN AND CAPTAIN ROBERT L. DENNISON.

By: Truman, Harry.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Postmarked from the U.S.S. Missouri, Sep. 11, 1947.: 1947.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34148

Condition: Fine


Postmarked from the U.S.S. Missouri, Sep. 11, 1947.. 1947.. Fine. - sc The 4 inch high by 7-1/2 inch wide envelope is illustrated with an aquatic theme vignette within a ruled frame at left within which is printed "U.S.S. Missouri / Equatorial Crossing / Presidential Cruise / 11 September, 1947". Postmarked from the U.S.S. Missouri over a U.S. 3 cent postage stamp of "The Doctor". Signed in full "Harry Truman" by the president under the illustration at left. The envelope is also signed in full by the President's wife Bess W. Truman and his daughter Margaret Truman verti... View more info

A LETTER FROM ST. GEORGE TUCKER, ESQ. Professor of Law in The College of William and Mary, TO THE REVEREND JEDIDIAH MORSE, Author of The American Universal Geography (Written May 28th, 1795). Originally printed in Richmond in 1795 and now reprinted by The William Byrd Press for The Institute of Early American History and Culture at Williamsburg, Viriginia

By: Tucker, St. George; Butterfield, L. H

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA: The William Byrd Press, May 1953.: May 1953.

Seller ID: 16140

Condition: Fine


Richmond, VA: The William Byrd Press, May 1953.. May 1953.. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed brown wraps & sewn with brown cord. The wraps are slightly bumped & rubbed with rippling to the bottom edge of the rear wrap. vii & 17 pages. Near fine. First edition.A lengthy introduction by L. H. Butterfield recounts the background to the letter, in which St, George Tucker takes Morse to task for his "highly unfavorable account of manners and morals in Williamsburg" in his "American Universal Geograpjhy". First Edition. View more info

THE VOICE OF THE OLD FRONTIER.

By: Vail, R. W. G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY: Octagon Books, 1970.: 1970.

Seller ID: 34961

Condition: Very good


NY: Octagon Books, 1970.. 1970.. Very good. - Octavo, dark blue cloth titled in gilt. Lightly soiled & rubbed. 492 pp. Very good. Reprint of the 1948 University of Pennsylvania Press edition. View more info

Image for AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED by the Mexican General who served a 3-day term as interim president of Mexico GABRIEL VALENCIA.

AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED by the Mexican General who served a 3-day term as interim president of Mexico GABRIEL VALENCIA.

By: Valencia, Gabriel (1799-1848). Served 3 days as interim president of Mexico.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: [Mexico], April 19th, 1840.: 1840.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36182


- Approximately 25 words penned along the top right half of the 8-3/8 inch high by 6-1/8 inch wide stationery of the "Plana Mayor Del Ejercito. Secretaria. Departamento Quarto Mesa 1" [i.e. General Staff Corps. Secretary's Office, 4th Department, 1st Bureau]. An administrative letter addressed to the Director General of the Artillery by Valencia concerning 10 examples for the Vice President of each grade of "historic notice" ["Noticia historica"] for each troop of the infantry and cavalry. Dated on April 19th, 1840 and signed "Gabrl Valencia". Penned along the l... View more info