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ADDRESS OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES DELIVERED AT A JOINT SESSION OF THE TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS FEBRUARY 26, 1917

By: (Wilson, Woodrow)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, 1917.: 1917.

Seller ID: 28996

Condition: Good


Washington, 1917.. 1917.. Good. - Octavo, printed white wraps. The edges of the covers are darkened and there is a short tear to the top edge and a tiny hole near the top of the front cover. The rear cover is heavily stained with several chips to the edges and a piece out from the top corner. 6 pages with the text printed only on one side of each of the 6 leaves. Folded vertically, the edges of the pages are darkened and there is some slight chipping to the top of the last leaf. Good only. In this address delivered shortly before US involvement in World War I, President Woodrow Wilson requ... View more info

PRESIDENT WILSON: The World's Peace-Maker.

By: (Wilson, Woodrow). Nelson, Lars P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stockholm: Kungl Boktryckeriet P. A. Norstedt & Soner, 1919.: 1919.

Seller ID: 33775

Condition: Good


Stockholm: Kungl Boktryckeriet P. A. Norstedt & Soner, 1919.. 1919.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is bumped, soiled & lightly creased. The wraps are lightly stained & foxed with some chipping around the edges. There are small pieces out of the head & tail of the spine. 231 pages with a folding chart of the Federal Executive bound in at the rear. Illustrated in black & white with a portrait frontispiece and full-page & textual illustrations. There is light dampstaining to the rear wrap & chart & to the top edges of the rear third of the leaves. The top edge... View more info

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WOODROW WILSON AS I KNOW HIM.

By: (Wilson, Woodrow). Tumulty, Joseph P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY and Toronto: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1921.: 1921.

Seller ID: 36929

Condition: Good


Garden City, NY and Toronto: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1921., 1921.. Good . - Octavo, dark blue cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The top edge is gilt. The spine & the corners of the covers are rubbed. The dust jacket's front panel is stained with a tear & crease to its bottom edge. The jacket spine is rubbed with tears to the tail & pieces out of the head. xvi, [1] leaf & 553 pages plus colophon. Illustrated with a black-and-white portrait frontispiece. A previous owner's name is penned on the front pastedown. The endpapers & rear pastedown are very lightly foxed. The book is slightl... View more info

MEMORIAL VOLUME. DEDICATORY AND OPENING CEREMONIES OF THE WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION. Historical and Descriptive. As Authorized by Board of Control. Edited under the direction of the Joint Committee on Ceremonies of the World's Columbian Commission and the World's Columbian Exposition. With Illustrations.

By: (World's Columbian Exposition).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL: A.L. Stone, 1893.: 1893.

Seller ID: 36120

Condition: Good


- Quarto, 11 inches high by 8 inches wide. Hardcover, teal green cloth titled in gilt on the front cover and the spine. All edges are gilt. The covers are dampstained and slightly rubbed. 320 pages with profuse photographically illustrated plates throughout, including many full-page. There is a tiny tear to the front edge of one leaf, else this is an internally very good copy of this substantial book commemorating the Chicago World's Fair. Good. First edition.In addition to a history of the World's Fairs and the World's Columbian Exposition in particular are added architectural descript... View more info

SUPPLEMENT TO THE CLASS BOOK OF THE CLASS OF 1841, IN YALE COLLEGE

By: (Yale College).(Barnum, Samuel W.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Athol Depot: G. H. Kellogg, Book, Card and Job Printer, 1862.: 1862.

Seller ID: 31676

Condition: Good


Athol Depot: G. H. Kellogg, Book, Card and Job Printer, 1862.. 1862.. Good. - Small octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The wraps are soiled & lightly bumped & chipped. The spine is perished & the wraps are partially detached. 24 pages. The top page corners are bumped & the last 2 leaves are partially detached. Good. Rare. No copies were located in WorldCat. View more info

THE GREAT MACKENZIE. / In Word and Photograph

By: (Zuckerman, George). Davies, Raymond Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (1947).: (1947).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 15657

Condition: Good


Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (1947).. (1947).. Good. - Octavo, green cloth. The binding is lightly bumped, rubbed & soiled with a white stain to the bottom edge of the front cover. x, [1] leaf 7 139 pages. Profuse black-and-white photographic illustrations by George Zukerman. The bottom edges of the pages in the first half of the book are rippled & dampstained. Good. First edition.Inscribed by the author on the front pastedown and signed "Ray Davies". First Edition. View more info

A STATEMENT OF PROCEEDINGS IN THE FIRST SOCIETY IN COVENTRY, CONNECTICUT, WHICH TERMINATED IN THE REMOVAL OF THE PASTOR: With an Address to His Late People

By: Abbot, Abiel; Late Pastor of the First Church in Coventry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston: Printed and Published by John Eliot. Jun., 1811.: 1811.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 27157

Condition: Good


Boston: Printed and Published by John Eliot. Jun., 1811.. 1811.. Good. INSCRIBED BY ABIEL ABBOT - Octavo, softcover bound into cream self-wraps with cream cord. 68 pages. The pages are bumped & darkened with their edges chipped. There is a stain to the bottom margin of the title page with lighter stains to the bottom edges of several following pages. There is a piece out of the bottom corner of page 9, not affecting the text. Good. First edition.Inscribed at the top of the title page: "James C. Merrill. 1811-- / From the author."The former Pastor explains the doctrinal differe... View more info

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TYPED LETTER TO FUTURE CONGRESSMAN SEYMOUR HALPERN SIGNED BY AMERICAN ASTROPHYSICIST AND SECRETARY OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION CHARLES GREELEY ABBOT.

By: Abbot, Charles Greeley. (1872-1973). American astrophysicist. Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1928 to 1944.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: January 14, 1931.: 1931.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36351

Condition: Good


- 88 words typed on a sheet of 10-1/2 inch high by 8 inch wide cream-colored Smithsonian Institution letterhead with an engraved vignette of the Institution and a list of its departments at the top. Signed "C G Abbot". There is light creasing to the letter. The bottom left corner is creased with a glue stain. Folded twice for mailing. Good. Abbot writes to the young Seymour Halpern who has evidently asked which are the most interesting exhibits at the Institution: "The exhibit in the National Museum which attracts the most attention is Colonel Lindbergh 'Spirit of St. Louis' bu... View more info

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CARD SIGNED BY AMERICAN POLITICIAN CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS, III, U.S. SECRETARY OF THE NAVY UNDER HERBERT HOOVER.

By: Adams, Charles Francis, III. (1866-1954). American politician, a member of the prominent Adams family. He served as United States Secretary of the Navy under Herbert Hoover (1929-1933).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Circa [1920s].: [1920s].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36322

Condition: Good


- A 3-inch high by 5-inch wide lined index card is signed in black ink "C F Adams". The edges of the card are darkened. Good. Charles Francis Adams, III [1866-1954] was a member of the prominent Adams family, the great-grandson of President John Quincy Adams and the great-great grandson of the second U.S. President John Adams. After graduating from Harvard Law School and being admitted to the Bar in 1893, Adams held the office of Mayor of Quincy, Massachusetts from 1896-1897. In 1917 he was elected as a member of the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention. From 1929 until his retireme... View more info

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TYPED NOTE SIGNED BY AMERICAN PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING WRITER JAMES TRUSLOW ADAMS, AUTHOR OF POPULAR WORKS ON AMERICAN HISTORY.

By: Adams, James Truslow. (1878-1949). American writer and historian, author of a three-volume history of New England.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: April 13th, 1933.: 1933.

Seller ID: 37009

Condition: Good


- A few lines to an autograph collector typed on a 7 inch high by 7-1/4 inch wide partial sheet of Hotel New Weston, New York letterhead. The bottom edge is somewhat uneven where the lower section of the letterhead appears to have been excised. The top edge of the letterhead is darkened with slight darkening to its left side. Remnants of tape adhere to the verso where the note has been removed from an album. Folded twice for mailing. Good. James Truslow Adams [1878-1949] was an American author and historian who helped to popularize the work of scholars of American history. He gained national a... View more info

ALBUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY. Volume I: Colonial Period. Vollume II: 1783-1853. Volume III: 1853-1893. Volume IV: End of an Era. (4 volumes)

By: Adams, James Truslow; Editor in Chief

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1944-1948).: (1944-1948).

Seller ID: 8737

Condition: Fine


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1944-1948).. (1944-1948).. Fine. - Large octavo [11-1/4 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide], blue buckram titled in gilt within red rectangles with decorations in white on the spines & with devices stamped in gilt on the front covers, in dust wrappers. The volumes are housed in a blue paper covered slipcase with pictorial labels mounted on the front panel & spine & a printed label on the rear panel. There is a white stain to the rear cover of Vol. 1 . The dust jackets are chipped & lightly rubbed & soiled with their spines slightly sunned. The spine of the Vol... View more info

THE RAMPAGING HERD: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry

By: Adams, Ramon F

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH: John T. Zubal, Inc., (1982).: (1982).

Seller ID: 5852

Condition: Fine


Cleveland, OH: John T. Zubal, Inc., (1982).. (1982).. Fine. - Octavo, green cloth, in dw. Very lightly soiled. 463 pp. A few B&W illustrations. Near fine. Reprint of the 1959 University of Oklahoma Press edition. Dust jacket present. View more info

ADDRESSES AND STATE PAPERS OF SPIRO T. AGNEW, GOVERNOR OF MARYLAND 1967-1969. Edited by Franklin L. Burdette, Professor of Government and Politics, University of Maryland. (2 volumes)

By: Agnew, Spiro T

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Annapolis: State of Maryland, 1975.: 1975.

Seller ID: 5582

Condition: Very good


Annapolis: State of Maryland, 1975.. 1975.. Very good. - Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt on the front covers and the spines with the state seal depicted on the front covers. The covers are soiled and very slightly warped. Consecutively paginated, with the same index printed in both volumes: Pages [i]-xix, [1]-495, [1] leaf, & the index; and pages [i]-xix, 496-1,002, [1] leaf, & 1,005-1,039. Each volume is illustrated with a portrait frontispiece of Spiro Agnew. Very good. The state papers and addresses of the controversial Maryland Governor Spiro Agnew, who went on to become Vice Preside... View more info

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A WITTY AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT POEM SIGNED by VICE PRESIDENT SPIRO AGNEW, commenting on his chief-of-staff's poetical talent.

By: Agnew, Spiro T. [1918-1996]. Governor of Mayland and Vice President of the United States under Nixon. He was forced to resign when indicted for tax fraud.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Circa [1971].: [1971].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34841

Condition: Very good


Circa [1971].. [1971].. Very good. - Over 20 words penned on 9 inch high by 7 inch wide Strathmore parchment watermarked paper. Playfully commenting on his Chief of Staff Arthur Sohmer's skills as a poet, the Vice President writes "As a poet / You're inchoate! / It's not prestigious / More like egregious", affectionately closing with "But as a guy / You're aces high". Signed by Agnew with his initials "STA". The corners and right edge of the page are lightly creased. Near fine. Spiro T. Agnew [1918-1996] was Governor of Maryland and Vice President of the United State... View more info

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TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY VERMONT SENATOR GEORGE AIKEN.

By: Aiken, George D. (1892-1984). Vermont Governor (1937-41) and Senator from Vermont (1941-1975).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Washington, DC): September 17, 1951.: 1951.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34254

Condition: Very good


(Washington, DC): September 17, 1951.. 1951.. Very good. - 45 words typed on a sheet of United States Senate / Committee on Labor and Public Welfare letterhead with the members of the committee, including Aiken, printed at top left. Boldly signed "George Aiken". There is some very light creasing to the letter with a tiny chip to the top edge. Folded once for mailing. Very good. Aiken replies to Paul S. Jacobsen of the Department of Political Science, Colgate University, who has evidently asked to meet with him. "Inasmuch as I have accepted numerous speaking dates this fall, I d... View more info

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CONVERSATIONS: The Diary of a Worried Journalist's Trek Across a Divided & Threatened Canada.

By: Aitken, John.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Scarborough, Ontario: Prentice-Hall of Canada, Ltd., (1978).: (1978).

Seller ID: 37136

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, softcover bound in printed black wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed. Half-title, title, [2] leaves & 179 pages. Very good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

FDR 1882-1945: A Centenary Remembrance

By: Alsop, Joseph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: The Viking Press, (1982).: (1982).

Seller ID: 2993

Condition: Very good


New York: The Viking Press, (1982).. (1982).. Very good. - Quarto, cloth backed boards, in a dustwrapper. The boards are lightly bumped. The dust jacket is rubbed with the edges of the flaps darkened & with a tiny tear to the top edge of the front panel. 256 pages. Profuse black-and-white illustrations. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY MASSACHUSETTS GOVERNOR OLIVER AMES.

By: Ames, Oliver. (1831-1895). American businessman, financier and politician. 35th Governor of Massachusetts (1887-1890).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: (Boston, MA): September 18, 1888.: 1888.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34667

Condition: Very good


(Boston, MA): September 18, 1888.. 1888.. Very good. - 38 words penned in black ink on a sheet of Commonwealth of Massachusetts / Executive Department watermarked letterhead with a vignette at top left. The sheet is 10-1/4 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide. Signed "Oliver Ames". The top section of the letterhead is lightly creased & the edges are slightly darkened with a light stain at top left. Folded 3 times for mailing. Very good. Ames writes to a Fred H. Williams, Esq. regretting he is unable to be the guest of the Norfolk Club because he will be away from Boston.Oliver Ames [... View more info

ORIGINAL WOOD ENGRAVING BY J. ANDREW ENTITLED "BAYONET DRILL OF THE INDEPENDENT CADETS, UNDER COMMAND OF LIEUTENANT COLONEL THOMAS C. AMORY, ON BOSTON COMMON, MAY 30."

By: Andrew, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Circa [1860].: [1860].

Seller ID: 28006

Condition: Good


Circa [1860].. [1860].. Good. - sc - A vintage 9 inch high by 12-3/4 inch wide wood engraving by J. Andrew illustrating groups of cadets engaged in bayonet drills on Boston Common. The image depicts several clusters, each of three cadets standing back to back with bayonets affixed to the end of rifles, held out like lances. Others stride forth from rows of cadets in parade formation observing the drills. Mounted Cavalry are depicted in formation behind the lines. Three cadets are shown in the foreground striding forth from the left. Clouds and woods serve as background to the image. The illust... View more info

THE STORY OF ALASKA

By: Andrews, C. L

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Caldwell, ID: The Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1944.: 1944.

Seller ID: 22801

Condition: Good


Caldwell, ID: The Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1944.. 1944.. Good. - Octavo, black cloth titled in silver with a vignette in silver on the front cover. The binding is bumped & rubbed with a small, light stain to the rear cover. The head of the spine is frayed. 328 pages. Illustrated with a portrait frontispiece & black-and-white photographic illustrations. There is a folding map in a pocket mounted on the rear pastedown. A number of top page corners are lightly bumped. Good. Sixth printing. Dust jacket present. View more info