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REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE CENSUS FOR DECEMBER 1, 1852 / The Seventh Census. To Which is Appended the Report for December 1, 1851. Printed by Order of the House of Representatives of the United States

By: (Kennedy, J.C. G.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: Robert Armstrong, Printer, 1853.: 1853.

Seller ID: 12597

Condition: Good


Washington, DC: Robert Armstrong, Printer, 1853.. 1853.. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on the front cover. The covers are lightly bumped with some tiny stains to the front edge of the front cover. The head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. 160 pages. Illustrated with numerous tables. There is a piece out of the top corner of the front endpaper & there is a faded gift inscription on the flyleaf. The contents are heavily foxed throughout. Good only. First edition. First Edition. View more info

JACQUELINE BOUVIER KENNEDY

By: (Kennedy, Jacqueline). Thayer, Mary Van Rensselaer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1961.: 1961.

Seller ID: 24495

Condition: Very good


Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1961.. 1961.. Very good. - Small quarto, red cloth-backed tan cloth, titled in gilt on the spine, in a printed cream dust wrapper. The dust jacked is soiled and rubbed with some light chips to the head and tail of the jacket's spine. 127 pages, illustrated throughout in black & white. Very good. First edition. Review Copy with the piublisher's review slip laid in at the front. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

KENNEDY: A TIME REMEMBERED

By: (Kennedy, John F.). Lowe, Jacques

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (New York): Quartet Books, Inc., (1983).: (1983).

Seller ID: 8630

ISBN: 0704324040

Condition: Fine


(New York): Quartet Books, Inc., (1983).. (1983).. Fine. - Quarto, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & soiled. 272 pages. Profuse photographic illustrations in black & white & color. Near fine. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

LE CANADA

By: (LaForce, J. E.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chemin de Fer National du Canada, (1923).: (1923).

Seller ID: 13148

Condition: Very good


Chemin de Fer National du Canada, (1923).. (1923).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in tan wraps titled in gilt with a coat of arms in gilt on the front wrap. The wraps are very lightly bumped with some light soiling to the top inner corner of the front wrap. 95 pages with a folding railroad map tipped onto the rear inside wrap. Black-and-white photographic illustrations. Very good. This "Edition des Etats Unis" was published for French people in America and Europe, with a brief introduction by J. E. LaForce, Dept. des Industries et Ressources, Chemin de Fer National in Boston,... View more info

Image for A WONDERFUL VINTAGE 1939 NEWS PHOTOGRAPH DEPICTING FORMER KANSAS GOVERNOR ALF LANDON, WHO HAD PREVIOUSLY RUN FOR THE PRESIDENCY, WITH HIS FORMER RUNNING MATE AS THEY ARRIVE TO ATTEND F.D.R.'S WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE ON THE NEUTRALITY PROGRAM

A WONDERFUL VINTAGE 1939 NEWS PHOTOGRAPH DEPICTING FORMER KANSAS GOVERNOR ALF LANDON, WHO HAD PREVIOUSLY RUN FOR THE PRESIDENCY, WITH HIS FORMER RUNNING MATE AS THEY ARRIVE TO ATTEND F.D.R.'S WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE ON THE NEUTRALITY PROGRAM

By: (Landon, Alf)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1939.: 1939.

Seller ID: 31678

Condition: Very good


1939.. 1939.. Very good. - sc The 7 inch high by 9 inch wide photograph depicts Alf Landon shaking hands with Col. Frank Knox. This is a vintage photograph distributed by the Associated Press Photos Company at the time, with the their stamp on the verso. The photograph is slightly creased at the corners. The text for a press release printed on a sheet of paper, once mounted to the verso is detached, though present. The text for the press release which accompanies the image reads as follows: "ARRIVE FOR PARLEY. Former Governor Alf M. Landon (right) of Kansas, Republican Presidential cand... View more info

THE UNITED STATES CONSULATE IN CALIFORNIA.

By: (Larkin, Thomas Oliver). Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA: University of California, 1910.: 1910.

Seller ID: 35417

Condition: Good


- Octavo softcover bound in printed tan wrappers. The binding is bumped & soiled. The head of the spine is torn & the tail is chipped. Title, [1] leaf & pages 165-267. The edges of the book are slightly soiled. Good. First edition.Publications of the Academy of Pacific Coast History, Vol. I, No. 5.Thomas Oliver Larkin [1802-1858] was born in Massachusetts and moved to California in 1832. He was a signer of the original California Constitution and was the first and only United States consul to the California Republic. First Edition. View more info

JASON LEE: PROPHET OF THE NEW OREGON

By: (Lee, Jason). Brosnan, Cornelius J

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY: The Macmillan Company, 1932.: 1932.

Seller ID: 1926

Condition: Very good


NY: The Macmillan Company, 1932.. 1932.. Very good. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt on spine. The covers are very lightly rubbed & bumped; the spine & the gilt titling are somewhat faded. x, 1 leaf & 348 pp. The endpapers are darkened & a panel of the dw is glued to the rear pastedown; 3 page corners are creased. B&W portrait frontispiece. Very good. First edition.Jason Lee was the first missionary to enter Oregon and founded the first permanent American settlement there. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

"SUMMER LIFE AT NIAGARA FALLS": A LARGE 19TH CENTURY WOOD ENGRAVING OF A BRIDAL PARTY UNDER NIAGARA FALLS

By: (Leslie, Frank)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, October 25, 1879.: 1879.

Seller ID: 30458

Condition: Fair


New York: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, October 25, 1879.. 1879.. Fair. - sc - A 23 inch high by 16 inch wide wood engraving from the October 25, 1879 issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. The image, titled "Summer Life at Niagara Falls - A Bridal Party Making a Trip Under the American Falls - 'A Breathing Spot on the Route'" depicts 2 young women in the arms of 2 men as a third looks on. Attired in rain gear, they struggle under the roaring waters of the falls which spills down and up the wooden walkway. At right, three others are crouched over while crossing a wooden... View more info

MERIWETHER LEWIS: A Biography

By: (Lewis, Meriwether). Dillon, Richard

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York: Coward-McCann, 1965.: 1965.

Seller ID: 11212

Condition: Very good


New York: Coward-McCann, 1965.. 1965.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The binding is lightly rubbed with some light spotting to the spine. The dust jacket is rubbed, soiled & chipped with a tear to & a piece out of the rear fold. xvii, [1] leaf & 364 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Very good in a good dust wrapper. Second printing. Dust jacket present. View more info

BETTER ANGELS

By: (Lincoln, Abraham). Little, Richard Henry; Sandburg, Carl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Minton, Balch & Company, 1928.: 1928.

Seller ID: 26287

Condition: Good


New York: Minton, Balch & Company, 1928.. 1928.. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The binding is bumped. The dust jacket is chipped & lightly soiled with its spine & extremities slightly darkened. 43 pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white portrait frontispiece. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition.Richard Henry Little recounts stories and legends of Abraham Lincoln remembered from his childhood and told through the voice of an old black woman. Sandburg, in his introduction, describes them as coming from "the borderland between fiction and folklore&... View more info

ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND THE HOOKER LETTER: An Address by William E. Barton Delivered before the Pennell Club of Philadelphia at a Dinner Given in the Union League Club.

By: (Lincoln, Abraham; Hooker, General Joseph). Barton, William E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: The Bowling Green Press, 1928.: 1928.

Seller ID: 33710

Condition: Good


New York: The Bowling Green Press, 1928.. 1928.. Good. - Octavo, dark blue boards backed with gray cloth with a printed label on the spine. The binding is very lightly rubbed & bumped with the head of the spine slightly frayed. The cloth is a bit darkened. 29 & [1] leaf plus colophon. Illustrated with a facsimile of Lincoln's letter mounted on the rear blank preceding the colophon. The facsimile is detached, leaving glue stains on the rear blank on which it was originally mounted. The top page corners are lightly bumped. Good. Limited edition of 750 copies printed on handmade paper at the ... View more info

A BEAUTIFUL BLUNDER: The True Story of Lincoln's Letter to Mrs. Lydia A. Bixby.

By: (Lincoln, President Abraham). Barton, William E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1926).: (1926).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33632

Condition: Very good


Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1926).. (1926).. Very good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY WILLIAM E. BARTON - Octavo, navy blue cloth with a printed paper label on the spine. The binding is lightly rubbed. The spine & extremities are a bit faded & the label is darkened & lightly chipped. 135 & [1] pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Lincoln and a double-page facsimile plate of his letter. Very good. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper: "To Betty Tomlinson / With love of / William E. Barton / August 3, 1929". Barton's "Library of L... View more info

THE ARTHUR LORD COLLECTION IN THE PILGRIM HALL LIBRARY. Prepared with an Introductory Essay by L. D. Geller, Director, Pilgrim Society

By: (Lord, Arthur). Geller, L. D.; compiler

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Plymouth, MA: Pilgrim Society, 1971.: 1971.

Seller ID: 7216

Condition: Very good


Plymouth, MA: Pilgrim Society, 1971.. 1971.. Very good. - Octavo, stapled printed gray wraps. Slightly darkened. 55 pp. Bottom page corners very slightly creased. Very good. View more info

THE GREAT QUESTIONS OF THE TIMES DISCUSSED / BRIEF REPORT OF PROCEEDINGS AT THE GREAT INAUGURAL MASS MEETING OF THE LOYAL NATIONAL LEAGUE, in Union Square, New York, on The Anniversary of Sumter, April 11th, 1863. (Cover title)

By: (Loyal National League)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Printed for the Loyal National League, 1863.: 1863.

Seller ID: 16545

Condition: Good


New York: Printed for the Loyal National League, 1863.. 1863.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wrappers. The spine & the edges of the wraps are chipped with pieces out. The wraps are darkened along the spine with creasing to their bottom corners. There is an early owner's ink name in the top inner corner of the front wrap & there are some pencil markings on the rear wrap. 32 pages. The page corners are bumped & there is a piece out of the bottom corner of the first leaf. There are pencil markings & underlinings throughout. Ex-library with a library blind stamp on the front wrap... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, / To the Chairman of the Naval Committee, Transmitting Sundry Documents from Captain Macdonough, Relating to the Capture of the British Fleet on Lake Champlain. A Facsimile

By: (Macdonough, Captain T.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Albany, NY: The National Commercial Bank and Trust Company, 1957.: 1957.

Seller ID: 14142

Condition: Very good


Albany, NY: The National Commercial Bank and Trust Company, 1957.. 1957.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial gray wraps. There are areas of light staining to the wrappers. [2] leaves & 18-page facsimile. There is an owner's ink name on the front endpaper. Very good. The letter dated October 3, 1814 was originally printed in 1814 by Roger C. Weightman, Washington, DC., by order of the U.S. Senate, View more info

Image for AN ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED BY PRESIDENT HARRY S. TRUMAN, WILLIAM HASSETT, MATTHEW J. CONNELLY, CHARLES G. ROSS AND THE PIONEERING WOMAN PHOTOGRAPHER JACKIE MARTIN.

AN ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED BY PRESIDENT HARRY S. TRUMAN, WILLIAM HASSETT, MATTHEW J. CONNELLY, CHARLES G. ROSS AND THE PIONEERING WOMAN PHOTOGRAPHER JACKIE MARTIN.

By: (Martin, Jackie); (Truman, Harry S.)

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.: circa [1949].: [1949].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33811

Condition: Very good


Washington, D.C.: circa [1949].. [1949].. Very good. - An original black and white photograph measuring approximately 10 inches high by 13 inches wide depicting Harry S. Truman's Correspondence Secretary William D. Hassett, his Appointments Secretary Matthew J. Connelly and Press Secretary Charles G. Ross posing beneath a photograph of President Truman. Mounted, apparently with glue, into its original 20 inch high by 16 inch wide creamy buff mat, the photograph is signed on the mat under the portrait by President Harry S. Truman as well as by the three men William D. Hassett, Matthew J. Connel... View more info

THE CONTRAST; OR THE TWO SPEECHES. "Look here, upon this Picture". The One Delivered to the Representatives of the United States of America, On December 2d, 1817; "And on this". The Other Delivered to the Boroughmongers of Great Britain and Ireland, On Tuesday January 27th, 1818

By: (Monroe, James)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London: Printed and Published by R. Carlile, [1818].: [1818].

Seller ID: 12233

Condition: Good


London: Printed and Published by R. Carlile, [1818].. [1818].. Good. - Octavo, softcovers, printed self-wraps, removed. 16 pages. The top front corner of the pages are slightly dampstained. There are a couple of small chips to the edges of the title page and the last page, as well as a tiny tear to the inner edge of the last leaf. A few words on the last 3 pages are underlined in ink. Good. First edition.A one-page introduction by the publisher, Richard Carlile (1790-1843) precedes President James Monroe's speech to Congress. Monroe's speech is followed by a 2-page speech by the Lord Com... View more info

THE MIRROR OF THE INDIAN: An Exhibition of Books and Other Source Materials by Spanish, French, and English Historians and Colonists of North America from the 16th Throughout the 18th Century. With an Address "The American Indian: Incorrigible Individualist" by Edmund S. Morgan

By: (Morgan, Edmund S.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Providence, RI: John Carter Brown Library, 1958.: 1958.

Seller ID: 5856

Condition: Very good


Providence, RI: John Carter Brown Library, 1958.. 1958.. Very good. - Octavo, printed wraps. Very lightly soiled & bumped. 57 pp. 4 full-page B&W illustratons. Very good. First edition.Printed by John Anderson at The Pickering Press. First Edition. View more info

LOAN EXHIBITION OF PORTRAITS OF THE SIGNERS AND DEPUTIES TO THE CONVENTION OF 1787 AND SIGNERS OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE / Including Their Families and Associates / In Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Formation of the Constitution of the United States. The Corcoran Gallery of Art, City of Washington / November 27, 1937 to February 1, 1938. Assembled By The United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission. (Catalog)

By: (Morgan, John Hill; et al)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: The Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1937.: 1937.

Seller ID: 21139

Condition: Very good


Washington, DC: The Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1937.. 1937.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped & rubbed with some very light soiling. There are pencil & red pencil notations on the top edge of the front wrap. 173 & [3] pages. Full- page black-and-white illustrations. The top page corners are lightly bumped. Very good. 230 items are catalogued. View more info

Image for PAPERS RELATING TO THE PALATINES AND TO THE FIRST SETTLEMENT OF NEWBURGH, ORANGE COUNTY.

PAPERS RELATING TO THE PALATINES AND TO THE FIRST SETTLEMENT OF NEWBURGH, ORANGE COUNTY.

By: (Morrell, Samuel; Colden, Alexander; Southwell, Edward; Kocherthal, Joshua; and others).

Price: $35.00

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

Seller ID: 35972

Condition: Good


- 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 front edges and spine. 38 pages consisting of the title and pages [327] through 364. The pages are darkened along the edges, with some scattered foxing throughout. Extracted from "The Documentary History of the State of New York: Arranged Under Direction of the Hon. Christopher Morgan, Secretary of State" Volume 3, Number 9.Papers relating to the settlement... View more info