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SPEECH OF MR. SERJEANT WRANGHAM, BEFORE THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON THE METROPOLIS WATER BILL. 17th and 18th July, 1851. The Right Hon. Sir James Graham, Bart. in the Chair. House of Commons Session 1851

By: Wrangham, Serjeant

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London: (Printed by Harrison and Son), 1851.: 1851.

Seller ID: 26088

Condition: Fair


London: (Printed by Harrison and Son), 1851.. 1851.. Fair. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wrappers. The binding is bumped, soiled & chipped with a number of small creases. The lower half of the spine is perished & the lower third of the rear wrap is detached. Title & 64 pages. There is a contemporary owner's ink name on the title page. The top page corners are bumped and there is some very light damp staining to the front edges of a few pages. There is occasional soiling with a few light pencil markings in the margins. Good working copy. Wrangham speaks for the water companies i... View more info

JAPAN SINCE PERRY

By: Yanaga, Chitoshi

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1949.: 1949.

Seller ID: 11298

Condition: Good


New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1949.. 1949.. Good. - Octavo, gray cloth. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with a dent to the bottom edge of the front cover. The rear cover is lightly dampstained with a small brown stain & some creasing to the cloth along the top edge. x & 723 pages. There is dampstaining to the rear pastedown & endpaper & rear blanks & rippling to the last 100 pages of the book. Good. First edition.From the library of geographer Vincent Kotschar with his name and address on the front pastedown. First Edition. View more info

THE BRAZILIAN REVOLUTION OF 1940 AND THE AFTERMATH

By: Young, Jordan M

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, (1967).: (1967).

Seller ID: 3906

Condition: Fine


New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, (1967).. (1967).. Fine. - Octavo, green cloth titled in dark blue, in dw (price-clipped; rear panel slightly creased & soiled with small tear to bottom of fold). xi, [ii], 156 & [1] pages. Fine in very good dw. Dust jacket present. View more info

UNITED STATES OF THE WORLD. (World Peace and its Realization)

By: Yurevits, Jacob (Jurevics, Jekabs)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Buffalo, NY: Edition Otto Karklin, (1932).: (1932).

Seller ID: 11336

Condition: Good


Buffalo, NY: Edition Otto Karklin, (1932).. (1932).. Good. - Small octavo [6-5/8 inches high by 5 inches wide], softcover bound in printed red wraps. The spine is slightly faded. There is a small, light stain to the rear wrap & some small black stains to the spine & the adjacent edges of the wraps. 153 plus 4 blank pages headed "Memorandum" & colophon. The top edge is lightly foxed & there is some light creasing[probably a defect in the printing] to a few leaves of the text. The page edges are slightly darkened. Illustrated with a brown & white portrait frontispiece. Good. Added ti... View more info

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DECLARACION LAMENTABLE CONTRA LOS FRANCESES / hecha por el Obispo de La Rochela, residente en Guadalajara, en el mes de febrero de 1793.

By: [Coucy, Jean Charles de], Bishop of La Rochelle.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Cadiz [Spain]: En la Imprenta de Don Antonio Murguia, Plazuela de Correo, (1793).: (1793).

Seller ID: 17494

Condition: Very good


- Small quarto [7 inches high by 5-3/8 inches wide], printed self-wraps, removed by a previous owner from a larger collection of pamphlets. 11 pages plus 1 blank with a decorative rule above the first page of text. The edges of the title & the rear blank are slightly darkened & there is some light staining to the title. The bottom corners of the last 3 leaves are creased. Very good. An impassioned denunciation of the French for their execution of Louis XVI. The French king was killed in December 1792. The text is in Spanish.Jean Charles de Coucy [1746-1824] was a refugee in Spain during ... View more info

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HOLOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED PENNED on SUPERB NAPOLEONIC WATERMARKED PAPER by JOHANNOT.

By: [F. Johannot]; [Napoleon Bonaparte]. C. Cornetto?

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Paris: September 29, 1812.: 1812.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35517

Condition: Fine


- Approximately 110 words penned on 9-1/2 inch high by 7-1/2 inch wide creamy white Napoleonic watermarked paper. Addressed to "Monsieur L'Administrateur", the author acknowledges receipt of the administrator's letter appointing Mr. Bobone to the position of overseer of declarations at Port Maurice "vous m'avez fait l'honneur de m'ecrire le 26 de ce mois, l'annonce de la nomination qui vient d'etre faire, sur votre proposition, de M. Bobone a la place de Receveur aux declarations au Bureau principal de Port Maurice...." Signed "C. Cornetto". The letter is penned on Napo... View more info

ANCIENT EGYPT

By: [Mayde, Richard]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, [1879].: [1879].

Seller ID: 19065

Condition: Good


New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, [1879].. [1879].. Good. - Octavo, pictorial red cloth titled and elaborately illustrated in gilt and black on the front cover and the spine. The covers are soiled and faded, with a few light stains. 120 pages, with 48 illustraions, including a frontispiece and 16 full-page plates. Four of the plates were roughly opened and thus the edges of those plates and facing pages are chipped . The pages are darkened with some soiling and occasional minor stains. A previous owner's inscription is penned on the front endpaper. Good. Rare. View more info

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THE RESIGNERS VINDICATED; OR, THE DEFECTION RE-CONSIDERED. In Which The Designs of All Parties Are Set In a True Light. By a Gentleman.

By: [Sewell, George].

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London: printed for R. Burleigh, 1718.: 1718.

Seller ID: 36824

Condition: Good


- Octavo, unbound, removed from a larger collection of pamphlets. 34 pages. There is some light creasing to the pamphlet & the outer pages are darkened & chipped with an area of light staining to the last page. Good. Third edition. A reply by "A Gentleman" [George Sewell] to Matthew Tindal's consideration of the defection of Robert Walpole, Earl of Oxford. View more info

LIGHTS, SHADOWS, AND REFLECTIONS OF WHIGS AND TORIES. By a Country Gentleman.

By: [William Fletcher, of Dublin].

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1843.: 1843.

Seller ID: 36070

Condition: Fair


- Octavo, brown cloth with a printed title label on the spine. The covers are rubbed, bumped and stained. The head of the faded spine is chipped and the title label is stained an chipped. The cloth is partially split with evidence of early worming along the joints. 190 pages followed by a blank leaf and 12 pages of the publisher's ads. The hinges are cracked and the endpapers and pastedowns are heavily foxed. There is occasional scattered foxing and some of the pages are darkened with occasional offsetting. Despite its flaws, it is still a decent reading copy. First American edition. First ... View more info