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Publisher: 1804.: 1804.
Seller ID: 27866
- Quarto, [9-1/4 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide. Over 40 words penned on the verso of a folded sheet of creamy white paper within which is penned the correspondent's original letter emphasizing that Burdett should make an appearance in the neighborhood in support of his allies. In his reply, addressed "Dear White", Burdett expresses his conviction that he has no doubt that White is pleased with the result following Mainwairing's petition accusing Burdett of voter Fraud in the election to represent Middlesex. Burdett asks White "will you set to work immediately in your neighborhoo... View more info
Publisher: March 1869.: 1869.
Seller ID: 35874
- A few words boldly penned in black ink on a sheet of cream paper, 3-3/8 inches high by 7 inches wide. The paper has been mounted on a piece of card. Signed "Argyll / March 1869." The paper has been folded 4 times for mailing and there is some creasing to it from the mounting. Good. Argyll is sending a female correspondent his autograph.Scottish peer George Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll [1823-1900] was a close associate of Queen Victoria's consort Prince Albert. He served as Lord Privy Seal in Lord Aberdeen's cabinet [1852-1855] and then as Postmaster General in Lord Palmerston's... View more info
Publisher: September 21, 1905.: 1905.
Seller ID: 34973
Condition: Very good
September 21, 1905.. 1905.. Very good. - Letter penned in black ink filling both sides of a sheet of cream- colored 6-1/4 inch high by 4- 1/2 inch wide paper. Signed "Argyll". There is some very minor soiling to the letter with a small area of light creasing to the top edge. There is an ink blot to one word on the first side. Folded once for mailing. Very good. Argyll writes about his wife's health: "I am sorry to say that my wife is in a state of health which the Doctors say will become serious unless she stops exhausting functions. Winter journeying must be avoided as far as p... View more info
By: Carlyle, Thomas
Publisher: NY: William Edwin Rudge, 1923.: 1923.
Seller ID: 2509
NY: William Edwin Rudge, 1923.. 1923.. Good. - Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt on spine. The front joint is split along the top. Title, half-title, [v] pp.,  l. & 157 pp. plus colophon. Good. Limited edition of 510 numbered copies with typography by Bruce Rogers.A bookseller's catalogue listing of the book is mounted on the rear pastedown.The twelfth century chronicle of Jocelin of Brakelond recorded the achievements of Abbot Samson of the Monastery of St. Edmund in Edmunston. For Carlyle, the chronicle epitomized the virtues that modern England had lost. In the book, he first c... View more info
By: Carlyle, Thomas
Publisher: New York: George Routledge and Sons, circa .: .
Seller ID: 29446
New York: George Routledge and Sons, circa .. .. Good. - Octavo, olive green cloth with paper labels on the spines. The bindings are lightly rubbed & bumped and the head & tails of the spines are lightly chipped. The labels are foxed with pieces out. 207 pages; 212 pages; and 240 pages. Vol. 2 is lightly cracked at p. 116. There are short tears to the front edges of 2 pages in Vol. 3. Good. View more info
By: Carter, Robert
Publisher: Boston: Redding & Company, 8 State Street, 1852.: 1852.
Seller ID: 20521
Boston: Redding & Company, 8 State Street, 1852.. 1852.. Fair. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wrappers. The wraps are bumped, chipped & soiled with staining to the top edge of the front wrap & a tear to its front edge. The spine has been repaired with white cloth tape which is chipped & torn. The lower half of the rear wrap is detached. 48 pages. The page corners are bumped. There is staining to the top edges of the first 2 leaves with light staining to the top corners of the pages & to the lower front edges of a few rear leaves. A fair reading copy. Carter contends that those Ame... View more info
Publisher: Hanoi [North Vietnam]: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1960.: 1960.
Seller ID: 33869
Condition: Very good
Hanoi [North Vietnam]: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1960.. 1960.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in cream wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped with light rippling to the wraps along the spine. 102 pages. The top page corners are very lightly bumped & there are light creases to the bottom corners of the last few leaves. Very good. First edition.This pamphlet "was written in commemoration of the thirtieth anniversary of the founding of the Indochinese Communist Party, now the Viet Nam Lao Dong Party." Book One covers the period 1930-1945. First Edition. View more info
Publisher: Paris, May 14, 1827.: 1827.
Seller ID: 34596
- Over 80 words penned in a clerk's hand on 12-1/2 inch high by 8 inch wide "Ministere de la Marine et des Colonies" stationery. In this document addressed to Victor Guy Duperre, who was the Prefet Maritime de Brest from January 1827 to February 1830, de Chabrol requests that the Prefet welcome the bearer of this letter, Mr. Robinson, an American engineer who has come recommended by the American charge d'affaire Mr. Brown. "Monsieur le Prefet, Mr. Robinson qui vous remettra cette lettre, est un ingenieur des Etats Unie qui desire visiter le port de Brest...." De Chabrol elabora... View more info
Publisher: [Chicago]: reprinted by The Chicago Sun, .: .
Seller ID: 94608
- Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial blue wraps with a cover illustration in black-and-white by cartoonist Jack Lambert. 20 pages. Near fine. The three documents reprinted here are supplemented by two Chicago Sun editorials. A note from the paper reads: "The Chicago Sun, profoundly aware of the need for full public study and discussion of proposals for a world peace organization, presents herewith three of the most important documents bearing on that subject. The policies set forth [in the documents] form the foundation on which the United Nations conference at San Francisco April 25 wil... View more info
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K.: Bowes and Bowes, 1921.: 1921.
Seller ID: 36062
- Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The covers are lightly rubbed. The top corner of the front cover is bumped & the cloth along its lower front edge is chipped. xxxvii & 154 deckle-edged pages. Textual illustrations in black & white. The endpapers are darkened & there is occasional foxing throughout. Good. First edition of the text volume only. First Edition. View more info
Publisher: Paris, November, 1929.: 1929.
Seller ID: 34333
Paris, November, 1929.. 1929.. Fair. - A 7-1/2 inch high by 4-7/8 inch wide color portrait of Georges Clemenceau mounted into an 11 inch high by 7-1/8 inch wide mat. The portrait depicts the French Prime Minister from the shoulders up, a period hat above his heavy white eyebrows and mustache. Signed "Clemenceau" in ink on the mat below the image. The portrait, mounted with glue from the verso, is scratched, heavily creased, and subsequently waxed to protect it. The crude mat's backing is stained and the keyhole mat itself is cracked at the bottom and top edges. An autograph letter a... View more info
By: Cochrane, Thomas, 10th Earl of Dundonald (1775-1860). British Admiral, nicknamed "The Sea Wolf" by Napoleon. Dundonald led the rebel Chilean and Brazilian navies during their wars of independence and contributed to Peruvian independence.
Publisher: Hanover Lodge, May 2, 1842.: 1842.
Seller ID: 36338
Condition: Very good
Hanover Lodge, May 2, 1842., 1842.. Very good. - Approximately 100 words penned on both sides of a 7-1/2 inch high by 4-1/2 inch wide sheet of creamy white paper. In his letter penned from his home, Hanover Lodge in London, Lord Cochrane writes Dr. John Elliotson to thank him for permitting his "attendance at your mansion, during a series of most interesting experiments, on the susceptibility of the human frame to certain influences produced on the mind....". Lord Cochrane is likely referring to experiments in mesmerism which Dr. Elliotson conducted at his home. He goes on to mention... View more info
Publisher: NY: Burt Franklin, (1974).: (1974).
Seller ID: 6826
NY: Burt Franklin, (1974).. (1974).. Fine. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt. Lightly soiled. [viii] xxi & 137 pp.Illustrated with B&W facsimiles. Near fine. Revised edition. Originally published 1949. View more info
Publisher: (Mexico City): Ediciones Ley, (1970).: (1970).
Seller ID: 35756
- Octavo, softcover bound in folding pictorial blue & white wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed & soiled with the edges of the covers lightly creased & chipped. The film surface of the spine is creased. 396 &  pages plus colophon. Black-and-white illustrations. Good. First edition, limited to 2000 copies.From the library of historian Mario Rosenthal, with a presentation card tipped onto page 8. Rosenthal was the author of "Guatemala: The Story of an Emergent Latin-American Democracy" [Twayne Publishers, 1962].General Jose Miguel Ramon Ydigoras Fuentes [1895-1982 was the... View more info
Publisher: Indianapolis, Kansas City, and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., (1967).: (1967).
Seller ID: 4864
Indianapolis, Kansas City, and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., (1967).. (1967).. Fine. - Octavo, indigo cloth titled in gilt and decorated in white on the spine in a color pictorial white dust wrapper. The dust jacket is slightly darkened with a couple of tiny chips to the edges. 238 pages, with several pages of photographic illustrations. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info
Publisher: Edinburgh: Published by H.S. Baynes / London: W. Baynes & Son, 1824.: 1824.
Seller ID: 36149
FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE HISTORIAN G.M. TREVELYAN - Octavo, plain gray boards backed by a brown cloth spine, titled in ink on the spine. The covers are rubbed with wear to the edges and corners and to the head and tail of the spine. 572 deckle-edged pages, illustrated with an engraved frontispiece portrait. The inner edge of the front blank and frontispiece are slit along the top. There is dampstaining to the frontispiece and offsetting to the title page. There is some soiling and occasional minor foxing with evidence of minor early worming to the inner edge of a couple of pages and some minor ... View more info
Publisher: Winchester, UK: circa 1860's. .: .
Seller ID: 36064
Winchester, UK: circa 1860's. ., .. Good. - Over 30 words penned on 6-1/2 inch high by 4-1/2 inch wide stationery with The Reform Club's logo embossed in blue at the top. Sir Walter Crofton writes "Had not the meeting better be advertised in more of the papers?". Signed "Walter Crofton" followed by a 4-line postscript informing the recipient that he "got to Winchester to-night" and that he'll be returning Wednesday. Folded for mailing, the letter is stained with a piece torn from the top right corner and a small hole to the middle of the page. Once mounted... View more info
Publisher: July 16, 1869.: 1869.
Seller ID: 35038
Condition: Very good
July 16, 1869.. 1869.. Very good. - A 2-1/4 inch high by 5-1/2 inch wide slip of cream-colored paper is mounted on a slightly larger piece of card. Inscribed and signed: "Admit the bearer to the gallery of the House of Coms / F. Crossley / July 16 / 69". The paper has been folded near the right edge. Very good. Francis Crossley [1817-1872] started working in his father's carpet business at Dean Clough Mills, Halifax while still at school. After his father's death, Crossley and his brothers who ran the firm as J. Crossley & Sons, built it into the largest concern of its kind in the w... View more info
Publisher: Cairo, Egypt, July 9, 1857.: 1857.
Seller ID: 35983
Condition: Very good
- Four pages, each 8-1/4 inches high by 6-1/2 inches wide. Well over 1,060 words densely penned in a neat hand, with wide left margins, on 4 sides of a folded sheet of creamy white paper. Signed "St. d'Escayrac de Lauture". There is some minor darkening along the edges. The letter is folded several times, both horizontally and vertically, for mailing. There are two minuscule holes from a straight pin along the lower portion of the left margin. Very good.A very important letter written from Cairo by Stanislas d'Escayrac de Lauture to Ferdinand de Lesseps. De Lesseps had previously, o... View more info
Publisher: (London): Longmans, Green and Co., 1923.: 1923.
Seller ID: 10490
Condition: Very good
(London): Longmans, Green and Co., 1923.. 1923.. Very good. - Small quarto [7 inches high by 5-7/8 inches wide], softcover bound in printed greenish gray wraps with vignettes in black on the front wrap. The front edge of the front wrap is lightly chipped. The corners & front edges of the wraps have been reinforced with pieces of white tape internally. 94 &  pages plus 1-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated with a black-and- white frontispiece & black-and-white facsimiles. There is a small stain to the front endpaper & another to the catalog page. The book contains only the Supplemental ... View more info