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CUSTER HIGH SPOTS. Introduction: Don Russell

By: (Custer, George). Luther, Tal

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fort Collins, CO: The Old Army Press, 1972.: 1972.

Seller ID: 12102

Condition: Very good


Fort Collins, CO: The Old Army Press, 1972.. 1972.. Very good. - Octavo, navy blue cloth titled in gilt. The covers are very lightly spotted & lightly rubbed with a score mark to the front cover. [v] & 99 pages with black & white illustrations by Byron Wolfe. A previous owner's address label, blind stamp & signature are on the front endpaper. Else the contents are very good. First edition.The classic work on books about Custer. First Edition. View more info

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THE FORUM. VOL. XXIV. September, 1897 - February, 1898. (6 months of this periodical bound in one volume).

By: (Dall, William Healey; Gompers, Samuel; Procter, J.R.; Agnew, Daniel; Roberts, Charles G.D.; Sterne, Simon; Powell, John W.; and others).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: The Forum Publishing Co., (1897).: (1897).

Seller ID: 35980

Condition: Good


- Octavo, 9-1/4 inches high by 6-7/8 inches wide. Three-quarter maroon calf and black cloth, titled in gilt with gilt-ruled raised bands on the spine. The leather is split along the rear joint and the spine has peeled away from the text block. The covers are rubbed with wear to the corners and edges and the front cover is nearly detached. iv & 764 pages. The hinges are cracked. The endpapers, pastedowns and blanks are darkened with a small piece out from the front edge of the front endpaper. The pages are toned. Good. Founded by Isaac Rice in 1885, the American periodical "The Forum"... View more info

THE PAPERS OF FRANCIS GREGORY DALLAS, UNITED STATES NAVY; CORRESPONDENCE AND JOURNAL 1837-1859. Edited by Gardner W. Allen

By: (Dallas, Francis Gregory)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Printed for the Naval History Society by the DeVinne Press, 1917.: 1917.

Seller ID: 15588

Condition: Very good


New York: Printed for the Naval History Society by the DeVinne Press, 1917.. 1917.. Very good. - Octavo, light grayish-blue paper covered boards backed by a white vellum spine, titled in gilt on the spine with a device in gilt on the front cover. The top edge is gilt. The spine is lightly spotted with slight darkening to the head and tail. 303 & [2] pages, illustrated with 4 plates. There is some minor foxing to the endpapers & pastedowns. Very good. Limited edition of 700 numbered copies. Volume VIII of the Publications of the Naval History Society. View more info

ABROAD IN AMERICA: VISITORS TO THE NEW NATION 1976-1914. Edited and with an Introduction by Marc Pachter, Historian, National Portrait Gallery. Co-edited by Frances Stevenson Wein, Editor, National Portrait Gallery

By: (de Tocqueville, Alexis; Dickens, Charles; Kemble, Fanny; et al). Pachter, Marc; editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Washington, DC): National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution / (Reading, MA): Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, (1976).: (1976).

Seller ID: 6246

Condition: Very good


(Washington, DC): National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution / (Reading, MA): Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, (1976).. (1976).. Very good. - Large octavo, printed cream wraps. Slightly darkened; corners lightly creased. xix & 347 pp. B&W illustrations. Very good. View more info

CANADA 1940: The Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress. New York World's Fair Edition. Published by the authority of the Hon. W. D. Euler, M.P., Minister of Trade and Commerce.

By: (Department of Trade and Commerce).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics, Department of Trade and Commerce, 1940.: 1940.

Seller ID: 34276

Condition: Good


Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics, Department of Trade and Commerce, 1940.. 1940.. Good. - Octavo, soft cover bound in red wraps with a map in pink & red on the front wrap. The wraps are slightly soiled with the corners lightly creased & the tail of the spine chipped. 213 pages. Folding color map, folding full-page illustrations in black & white & color & many black-and-white textual illustrations & tables. There is soiling to 1 page & occasional light creasing. Good. View more info

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE REGARDING THE USE OF VOTING MACHINES / Made in Pursuance with the Provisions of Section 37 of Chapter 215 of the Laws of 1905, and of Chapter 268 of the Laws of 1907. December 30, 1907

By: (Dickinson, S. D.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Trenton, NJ: MacCrellish & Quigley, State Printers, 1908.: 1908.

Seller ID: 16977

Condition: Good


Trenton, NJ: MacCrellish & Quigley, State Printers, 1908.. 1908.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wrappers. The wraps are lightly bumped & chipped with their edges darkened & with light creases to their bottom corners. There is a small area of creasing to the front edge of the front wrap with 2 tiny pieces out. 25 pages. The bottom page corners are lightly bumped & there are a few pencil checkmarks in the margins of the first 3 pages of text. Good. The report is addressed to the Honorable Edward C. Stokes, Governor of the State of New Jersey. Dust jacket present. View more info

THE DORRIAD, and THE GREAT SLOCUM DINNER; With Introductory Remarks and Annotations

By: (Dorr, Thomas Wilson). (Anthony, Henry B.; Ames, Samuel; Rivers, George; Jenckes, Thomas A.; Blodget, William P.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Providence, RI: Sidney S. Rider and Brother, 1870.: 1870.

Seller ID: 21727

Condition: Fair


Providence, RI: Sidney S. Rider and Brother, 1870.. 1870.. Fair. - Octavo. The remnants of a gilt-lettered leather spine are present, but the covers are lacking. 53 pages with engraved head- & tail-pieces. The front & rear endpapers are soiled & there is an owner's ink name on the front endpaper. There is occasional soiling to the text & the front edges of a few overlapping pages are darkened. Good reading copy. Two nineteenth-century satiric pieces. The author of the mock-heroic "Dorriad" was anonymous. "The Great Slocum Dinner", according to the introduction, was by the au... View more info

THE GUNNERS. Spring 1983. Catalog 50

By: (Dykes, Jeff and Martha)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: College Park, MD: Jeff Dykes/Western Books, 1983.: 1983.

Seller ID: 6507

Condition: Good


College Park, MD: Jeff Dykes/Western Books, 1983.. 1983.. Good. - Octavo, stapled printed tan wraps with vignette in black & tan on front wrap. Lightly soiled with very light dampstaining to wraps. 30 pp. Top corners of pages very slightly dampstained. Good. 345 items are catalogued. View more info

OFFICIAL PROGRAM OF THE INAUGURAL CEREMONIES / Inducting into Office Dwight D. Eisenhower, President of the United States / Richard M. Nixon, Vice President of the United States / January 20, 1953

By: (Eisenhower, Dwight D.; Nixon, Richard)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Washington, DC: Inaugural Committee 1953, 1953).: 1953).

Seller ID: 11983

Condition: Good


(Washington, DC: Inaugural Committee 1953, 1953).. 1953).. Good. - Small quarto [8-1/2" by 11"], softcover bound in pictorial white wraps with illustrations & decorations in gilt & silver. The wraps are foxed & lightly soiled & a bit darkened along the spine. There is some staining to the front edge of the rear wrap. The business card of the President of the Capemart-Farnsworth Corporation is stapled to the top corner of the front wrap. 48 pages. Illustrations in black & white & decorations in red, blue, gilt & silver. There is foxing to the bottom corner of the title & occasional ligh... View more info

SUPPLEMENTS TO THE CITY CHARTER, AND GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF ELIZABETH, N.J., From July 6th, 1874, to August 9th, 1877

By: (Elizabeth, NJ)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: E. Wells Sackett & Bro., Law, Book and Job Printers, 1877.: 1877.

Seller ID: 25841

Condition: Good


New York: E. Wells Sackett & Bro., Law, Book and Job Printers, 1877.. 1877.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The covers are soiled, chipped & darkened around the edges with small pieces out. There is a light vertical crease to the front wrap with an ink name above the title. 37 pages. The top page corners are very lightly creased & the page edges are slightly darkened. Good. View more info

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COLONIAL ESSO ROAD NEWS. An Esso Marketers Aid to Happy Motoring! Volume 6, No. 1. May 15, 1939. [New York World's Fair issue].

By: (Esso).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Colonial Esso, 1939.: 1939.

Seller ID: 95103

Condition: Good


- Folio, 11-3/4 inches high by 11 inches wide. A 4-page newspaper distributed to service station customers by Colonial Beacon Oil Co, Inc. A photo of the 1939 New York World's Fair grounds is centered on the front page beneath the banner headline "World's Fair Tops Spring Tours". Other front page articles include one on the Morris and Essex Kennel Club dog show under the headline "Doggy Exhibit At Doggy Spot: Lovely 'Giralda Farms' Has Biggest Show" and a column about the centennial celebration at Cooperstown's Baseball Hall of Fame "Old Ball Game Really Is Old: Baseball's ... View more info

THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES: An Exhibition on the 150th Anniversary of Its Formation. (Cover title)

By: (Farrand, Max; and Davies, David)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Marino, CA: Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, 1937.: 1937.

Seller ID: 17595

Condition: Very good


San Marino, CA: Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, 1937.. 1937.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed light tan wrappers. There is offsetting to the front wrap from another pamphlet. The rear wrap is lightly bumped with its edges slightly darkened. [28] pages, including wraps. 9 illustrations in black & gray, including 7 full-page facsimiles. The top page corners are lightly bumped. Very good. 39 items were exhibited and are discussed in this pamphlet. View more info

HARPER'S WEEKLY. January 17, 1914

By: (Flagg, James Montgomery; Herford, Oliver; Sloan, John; Shinn, Everett; et al). Le Gallienne, Richard; Brandeis, Louis D.; Mumford, Ethel Watts; et al. Hapgood, Norman; editor

Price: $20.00

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

Seller ID: 26456

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 cover illustration by James Montgomery Flagg and an ad for Maxwell Motor Company on the rear wrap. The binding is bumped & chipped with light soiling to the rear wrap. 32 pages. Black-and- white illustrations. The page corners are lightly bumped. The blind stamp of Edgewood Free Public Library is on the front wrap & on 2 pages of the magazine. Good. Among the contents of this issue are a full-page portrait of George Bernard Shaw b... View more info

"OBSERVATIONS ON DIFFERENT SPECIES OF SNOW" illustrated with a FULL-PAGE ENGRAVING OF SPECIMENS OF SNOWFLAKES; Together with "ON THE USE OF THE LEFT HAND" attributed to BENJAMIN FRANKLIN; and "THE STORY OF PHILENIA" by PHILOPATHENOS [in THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE. Or, Monthly Museum of Knowledge and Rational Entertainment. No. XII, Vol. III - For December, 1791].

By: (Franklin, Benjamin; and Philoparthenos).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston: Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, 1791.: 1791.

Seller ID: 34572

Condition: Fair


Boston: Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, 1791.. 1791.. Fair. - Octavo, an 8 inch high by 5 inch wide unbound pamphlet, removed at some time in the distant past from a larger collection of bound pamphlets, with remnants of the spine. 73 [of 75] pages, numbered [721] through 795. Illustrated with a full-page engraving entitled "Specimens of Snow". The text block is cracked and separated at page 768 and the periodical is lacking pages 769/70. The pages are toned & slightly darkened with some scattered foxing and staining throughout. There is a short tear to the front edge of the pla... View more info

THE LITTLE BUGLER

By: (Fry, J. H.). [Roger, George Monroe]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Saint Louis: G. L. Jones and Company, 1880).: 1880).

Seller ID: 13818

Condition: Good


Saint Louis: G. L. Jones and Company, 1880).. 1880).. Good. - Small quarto [7 inches high by 5-1/4 inches wide], maroon cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with the head & tail of the spine lightly chipped. Title, [1] leaf & 193 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece, & tail-pieces by J. H. Fry. The hinges are cracked. There is an owner's name dated 1883 on the flyleaf. The rear endpaper is chipped with a small piece out & with the bottom corner lightly creased. There is light foxing & soiling to a few pages.... View more info

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BUOHL'S ILLUSTRATED MAP AND GUIDE TO TOUR THE GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD.

By: (Geo. W. Buohl).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gettysburg, PA: Geo. W. Buohl, circa [1936].: [1936].

Seller ID: 37313

Condition: Very good


- A sheet of cream paper, approximately 27 inches high by 24 inches wide is folded twice vertically & 5 times horizontally to form a guide approximately 9 inches high by 4 inches wide. One side of the guide includes a pictorial color title page, with the text of Lincoln's Gettysburg address, and battlefield data and history printed & illustrated in blue. On the verso is a large pictorial map of the battlefield in gray, black & white with a key to the map printed below it. There is some light soiling to the title page & rear panel of the guide. Very good. View more info

THE GIRARD COLLEGE AND ITS FOUNDER: Containing the Biography of Mr. Girard, the History of the Institution, Its Organization and Plan of Discipline, with the Course of Education, Forms of Admission of Pupils, Description of the Buildings, &c. &c., and The Will of Mr. Girard. By Henry W. Arey, Secretary of the Girard College

By: (Girard, Stephen). Arey, Henry W

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: C. Sherman, Printer, 1852.: 1852.

Seller ID: 17262

Condition: Very good


Philadelphia: C. Sherman, Printer, 1852.. 1852.. Very good. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the front cover with decorations stamped in blind on both covers & raised bands on the spine. The binding is lightly bumped with the head & tail of the spine creased. There is light staining to the covers & a small black stain to the front cover. 85 & [3] pages. Illustrated with a portrait frontispiece. There is occasional foxing, mainly to the prelims & to a few rear leaves. Very good. First editionGirard was from a French family in Bordeaux. He became an officer in the French mercantile ... View more info

NOVA SCOTIA: CANADA'S OCEAN PLAYGROUND

By: (Government of Nova Scotia)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Halifax, Nova Scotia: Bureau of Information & Publicity, Government of Nova Scotia, [1937].: [1937].

Seller ID: 19410

Condition: Very good


(Halifax, Nova Scotia: Bureau of Information & Publicity, Government of Nova Scotia, [1937].. [1937].. Very good. - Quarto, 10-5/8 inches high by 8 inches wide. Softcover, bound in color pictorial wraps. The front wrap is lightly chipped & soiled. 42 unnumbered pages. including the covers, with profuse black & white photographic illustrations & a double-page map of the province printed in black & red. Very good. View more info

PROCEEDINGS OF THE M.W. GRAND LODGE OF FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS, OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, FROM APRIL 20, A.L. 5847, TO [DECEMBER 27TH, A.L. 5854]. (12 volumes bound in one)

By: (Grand Lodge of Free Masons)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Washington: Barnard & Sandy / T. Barnard / John T. Towers / C. Alexander / W. & J.C. Greer / Chauncey F. Greer / Star Bu: 1848-1855.

Seller ID: 22366

Condition: Good


Washington: Barnard & Sandy / T. Barnard / John T. Towers / C. Alexander / W. & J.C. Greer / Chauncey F. Greer / Star Building, 1848-1855.. 1848-1855.. Good. - Octavo, bound in three-quarter tan calf and marbled boards with gilt- lettered leather labels on the spine. The front cover is detached and the covers are rubbed, scuffed and soiled with some wear to the marbled paper and to the corners. Over 464 pages, with 2 folding charts which include the "Names of the persons who have been elected to the offices...", and a "Form Prescribed for Return of a Subordinate Lodge". The hin... View more info

THE LIFE OF ULYSSES S. GRANT, General United States Army

By: (Grant, Ulysses S.). Deming, Henry C

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hartford, CT: S. S. Scranton and Company, 1868.: 1868.

Seller ID: 12543

Condition: Good


Hartford, CT: S. S. Scranton and Company, 1868.. 1868.. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt between raised bands on the spine with frames stamped in blind on both covers. The binding is lightly bumped & rubbed. The spine is faded. The head of the spine is chipped & frayed & there is stain to the tail, probably where a sticker has been removed. 533 pages. The front hinge is cracked & the rear hinge is starting. The front edge of the front endpaper is chipped with small pieces out. Illustrated with an engraved portrait frontispiece & an extra engraved title. Good. First edition. F... View more info