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A Collection of 5 early stereoviews of New Orleans: Algiers Dry Dock. (nr. 201); French Opera, Bourbon Street. (nr. 544); St. Louis Hotel, St. Louis Street. (Nr. 554); Mechanics Institute, Dryades Street. (nr. 536); University of Louisiana, Common Street. (nr. 512). by [New Orleans] Blessing, S.T. (Photographer) - (ca. 1866-1869)

by [New Orleans] Blessing, S.T. (Photographer)

A Collection of 5 early stereoviews of New Orleans: Algiers Dry Dock. (nr. 201); French Opera, Bourbon Street. (nr. 544); St. Louis Hotel, St. Louis Street. (Nr. 554); Mechanics Institute, Dryades Street. (nr. 536); University of Louisiana, Common Street. (nr. 512). by [New Orleans] Blessing, S.T. (Photographer) - (ca. 1866-1869)

A Collection of 5 early stereoviews of New Orleans: Algiers Dry Dock. (nr. 201); French Opera, Bourbon Street. (nr. 544); St. Louis Hotel, St. Louis Street. (Nr. 554); Mechanics Institute, Dryades Street. (nr. 536); University of Louisiana, Common Street. (nr. 512).

by [New Orleans] Blessing, S.T. (Photographer)

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5 Albumen stereo photographs, each mounted on yellow coloured studio board with rounded corners, with photographer's imprint & series title, one card with title label mounted on verso. 'Views Around New Orleans'-series (New Orleans in Stereoscope) and 'Views of New Orleans and Vicinity'-series.

Rare stereoscopic views of New Orleans in exceptionally good condition by Samuel Tobias Blessing (1830-1897), photographer of daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, and paper prints made using the wet plate collodion process. He appears to have worked as a photographer in Alabama and Texas before settling in New Orleans in 1854. After the Civil War, Blessing concentrated on selling cartes-de-visite's and stereocards, photographic equipment, frames, and art supplies. His four-story establishment on Canal Street was one of the largest photographic studios and supply houses in the south.

All stereoviews in in beautiful condition, from a Dutch collection formed pre-1870. Cf.: M. Denton Smith & M.L. Tucker, Photography in New Orleans: The Early Years, 1840–1865. (Baton Rouge, 1982).
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  • Publisher S.T. Blessing, 87 Canal St.
  • Place of Publication New Orleans
  • Date Published (ca. 1866-1869)
  • Size Albumen image: ca. 16.5 x 7.5 cm
  • Keywords Stereoviews, Albumen photographs
  • Size Albumen image: ca. 16.5 x 7.5 cm; card size: ca. 17.5 x 8.5 cm.
NURSERY SPECIMEN BOOK FROM CHASE BROTHERS NURSERY IN ROCHESTER, NY
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NURSERY SPECIMEN BOOK FROM CHASE BROTHERS NURSERY IN ROCHESTER, NY

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Rochester, New York: Chase Brothers Company , 1902. With 47 glorious color lithographs by Stecher Lithographic Company (of Rochester) "the pioneer firm in this line, with experience of forty years" and numerous black and white photographs. 102 pp. Very Good in original green string-tied wrappers, wrappers rubbed and with corner creases, 1" paper loss to wrappers at base of spine, 6 lithos with 1" horizontal tears at fore edge. Chase Brothers Company New England Nurseries was established in 1857, incorporated in 1887. . First Edition. String Tied. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. Illus. by Stecher Lithographic Company. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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1887 Eastman Business College Friendship Album augmented with Calligraphy Drawings and Original...
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1887 Eastman Business College Friendship Album augmented with Calligraphy Drawings and Original Stamp Photographs]

by Prosser, Clif. J. (Student); C.H. Gallup (Photographer)

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Poughkeepsie, NY, 1887. Flexible leather album, front cover stamped in gilt with title "Autographs" surrounded by gilt flourishes, spine decorated in gilt, all edges gilt. 98 pp, 19 of them blank, leaving 79 with manuscript and 78 signatures, 4 with writing in Japanese as well as English, 3 with full page calligraphic drawings of birds, with 38 photographs in the form of stamps including one oversize stamp measuring 1 3/4" x 2 1/4" of Mrs. C.C. Gaines, wife of the President of Eastman College ( the other stamps all measure 7/8" x 1"). The rest of the stamps are males, either students or faculty. The photographic stamps were done by C. H. Gallup of Poughkeepsie, NY. The album belonged to student Clif. J. Prosser. Very Good, the leather rubbed at edges, rear leather cover about half loosened from the board, light soiling. A wonderful early Eastman Business College autograph album, perhaps from the beginning of the use of photographic stamps. . SIGNED. Album. Very Good/No… Read More
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History of the Old Cheraws: Containing an Account of the Aboriginies of the Pedee, the First...
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History of the Old Cheraws: Containing an Account of the Aboriginies of the Pedee, the First White Settlement, Their Subsequent Progress, Civil Changes, the Struggle of the Revolution, and Growth of the Country Afterward, ... from About A.D.1730 to 1810

by Gregg, Right Rev. Alexander

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New York: Richardson and Company , 1867. In original plum embossed cloth binding with pale yellow end papers, gilt lettering at spine dulled yet legible. Very Good, spine a bit sunned, hinges open yet holding quite well, small tears to cloth at head of spine. All four maps present and Fine. An unrestored copy in original binding, uncommon thus. From the collection of Joseph Hyde Pratt, his ownership signature front end page. Pratt was a noted North Carolina geologist, conservationist, state and civic leader and WWI hero. . First Edition. Embossed Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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(Early American Imprints) Travels in Brazil in the years from 1809 to 1815. (Volume I only)
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(Early American Imprints) Travels in Brazil in the years from 1809 to 1815. (Volume I only)

by Koster, Henry

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Philadelphia: M. Carey & Son, 1817. Volume I only of the First American Edition, issued without the maps and plates. 340 pages. Bound in contemporary paper covered boards. Very Good Minus, front board nearly detached with broken joint, rear joint starting to open but hinge holding well, boards soiled and rubbed at edges, moderate toning and foxing throughout, title and dedication pages uncut. Koster's classic work on the North of Brazil, first published in England in 1816, with a 2nd edition following in 1817. This 1st American Edition published and printed by Carey July 16, 1817. While the English editions are valued for their maps and prints, this American edition much the scarcer. No copies in current commerce, last auction record 1986. Shaw & Shoemaker,; 41213. Sabin, No. 38272.. First American Edition. Paper Covered Boards. Very Good Minus. Tall 8vo.
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( J. K. Lilly's copy) The Indiana Gazeteer, or Topographical Dictionary; Containing a...
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( J. K. Lilly's copy) The Indiana Gazeteer, or Topographical Dictionary; Containing a Description of the Several Counties, Towns, Villages, Settlements, Roads , Lakes, Rivers, Creeks, & Springs in the State of Indiana. Second Edition

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Indianapolis, IN: Douglas and Maguire, 1833. RARE. Second Edition, carefully revised, corrected and enlarged. 200 pp., original cloth with red leather spine label. Very Good, moderate foxing, cloth a bit rubbed and faded, small holes in front hinge, 1980 bookseller's description laid in. Pencil note front end page to "see page 127, Crown Hill in 1826", with corresponding pencil mark in margin at p. 127. From the collection of Josiah Kirby Lilly. his round leather bookplate front paste down, also stamped at front end page "Josiah K. Lilly, JR., from Wm. M. Rockwood, May 26, 1932". Lilly's book collection formed the foundation for the renowned Lilly Library at Indiana University. Books from his personal collection are uncommon in the current market. Howes S230, Sabin 78305. . Second Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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NURSERY SPECIMEN BOOK FROM CHASE BROTHERS NURSERY IN ROCHESTER, NY
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NURSERY SPECIMEN BOOK FROM CHASE BROTHERS NURSERY IN ROCHESTER, NY

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Rochester, New York: Chase Brothers Company , 1902. With 47 glorious color lithographs by Stecher Lithographic Company (of Rochester) "the pioneer firm in this line, with experience of forty years" and numerous black and white photographs. 102 pp. Very Good in original green string-tied wrappers, wrappers rubbed and with corner creases, 1" paper loss to wrappers at base of spine, 6 lithos with 1" horizontal tears at fore edge. Chase Brothers Company New England Nurseries was established in 1857, incorporated in 1887. . First Edition. String Tied. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. Illus. by Stecher Lithographic Company. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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1887 Eastman Business College Friendship Album augmented with Calligraphy Drawings and Original...
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Poughkeepsie, NY, 1887. Flexible leather album, front cover stamped in gilt with title "Autographs" surrounded by gilt flourishes, spine decorated in gilt, all edges gilt. 98 pp, 19 of them blank, leaving 79 with manuscript and 78 signatures, 4 with writing in Japanese as well as English, 3 with full page calligraphic drawings of birds, with 38 photographs in the form of stamps including one oversize stamp measuring 1 3/4" x 2 1/4" of Mrs. C.C. Gaines, wife of the President of Eastman College ( the other stamps all measure 7/8" x 1"). The rest of the stamps are males, either students or faculty. The photographic stamps were done by C. H. Gallup of Poughkeepsie, NY. The album belonged to student Clif. J. Prosser. Very Good, the leather rubbed at edges, rear leather cover about half loosened from the board, light soiling. A wonderful early Eastman Business College autograph album, perhaps from the beginning of the use of photographic stamps. . SIGNED. Album. Very Good/No… Read More
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History of the Old Cheraws: Containing an Account of the Aboriginies of the Pedee, the First...
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History of the Old Cheraws: Containing an Account of the Aboriginies of the Pedee, the First White Settlement, Their Subsequent Progress, Civil Changes, the Struggle of the Revolution, and Growth of the Country Afterward, ... from About A.D.1730 to 1810

by Gregg, Right Rev. Alexander

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(Early American Imprints) Travels in Brazil in the years from 1809 to 1815. (Volume I only)
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(Early American Imprints) Travels in Brazil in the years from 1809 to 1815. (Volume I only)

by Koster, Henry

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Philadelphia: M. Carey & Son, 1817. Volume I only of the First American Edition, issued without the maps and plates. 340 pages. Bound in contemporary paper covered boards. Very Good Minus, front board nearly detached with broken joint, rear joint starting to open but hinge holding well, boards soiled and rubbed at edges, moderate toning and foxing throughout, title and dedication pages uncut. Koster's classic work on the North of Brazil, first published in England in 1816, with a 2nd edition following in 1817. This 1st American Edition published and printed by Carey July 16, 1817. While the English editions are valued for their maps and prints, this American edition much the scarcer. No copies in current commerce, last auction record 1986. Shaw & Shoemaker,; 41213. Sabin, No. 38272.. First American Edition. Paper Covered Boards. Very Good Minus. Tall 8vo.
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( J. K. Lilly's copy) The Indiana Gazeteer, or Topographical Dictionary; Containing a...
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( J. K. Lilly's copy) The Indiana Gazeteer, or Topographical Dictionary; Containing a Description of the Several Counties, Towns, Villages, Settlements, Roads , Lakes, Rivers, Creeks, & Springs in the State of Indiana. Second Edition

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Indianapolis, IN: Douglas and Maguire, 1833. RARE. Second Edition, carefully revised, corrected and enlarged. 200 pp., original cloth with red leather spine label. Very Good, moderate foxing, cloth a bit rubbed and faded, small holes in front hinge, 1980 bookseller's description laid in. Pencil note front end page to "see page 127, Crown Hill in 1826", with corresponding pencil mark in margin at p. 127. From the collection of Josiah Kirby Lilly. his round leather bookplate front paste down, also stamped at front end page "Josiah K. Lilly, JR., from Wm. M. Rockwood, May 26, 1932". Lilly's book collection formed the foundation for the renowned Lilly Library at Indiana University. Books from his personal collection are uncommon in the current market. Howes S230, Sabin 78305. . Second Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Attempt on Roosevelt Life

Attempt on Roosevelt Life

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How To Talk Minnesotan (SIGNED) (FIRST)
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How To Talk Minnesotan (SIGNED) (FIRST)

by Mohr, Howard

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1987 - 1st ed - SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper - softcover - "Complete with authentic Minnesota dialogue in easy-to-follow lessons..." book: very good - tight, sound, and square - all pages are clean and unmarked
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Cap'n Kid Goes To The South Pole

Cap'n Kid Goes To The South Pole

by Engle, Joanna

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Engle, Joanna. Cap'n Kid Goes To The South Pole. A Seaworld Adventure featuring Shamu, the Killer Whale. RARE. Children's Book. Used. Good, clean Condition. Softcover. Stapled binding. Random House copyright 1983. 5 ½ X 5. ISBN 0394856430. Original cover price $1.25.
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The Berenstain Bears Go To Camp, A First Time Book
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The Berenstain Bears Go To Camp, A First Time Book

by Berenstain, Stan and Jan

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Berenstain, Stan and Jan: The Berenstain Bears Go To Camp ( A First Time Book) Random House 1982 First Edition, full number line. Ex-lib hardcover library-bound edition Brown cloth boards. Good Condition/ No dust jacket included. A nice find for Berenstain Bears fans.
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The Treasure Of Sierra Madre

The Treasure Of Sierra Madre

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Traven, B. : The Treasure Of Sierra Madre. 1994 THORNDIKE PRESS LARGE-PRINT EDITION. Thorndike, Maine. EXLIB. Good/ No DJ if issued. ISBN0786201002. 533 pages. 5 ¾ X 8 ¾. Summary: "The story of three American adventurers who search for a lost gold mine in the mountains of Mexico. A tale of 'gold fever' and desperate greed." Basis for the Humphrey Bogart, John Houston film of the same name.
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Samuel The Seeker
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Samuel The Seeker

by Sinclair, Upton

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Sinclair, Upton. Samuel, The Seeker Copyright 1910. Apparently published by author. No publisher stated. First Edition. States printed at Western Printing and Lithography, Racine, WI. Yellow Boards with bold, black titling. Used. Very Good/ No Dj is Included. Rare/Scarce. A nice copy.
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Lucky You, What Science Has Done For Us
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Lucky You, What Science Has Done For Us

by Leaf, Munro

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Lucky You: What Science Has Done For Us J.B. Lippincott Stated First Edition. SCIENCE. Artfully illustrated by MUNRO LEAF. Good EXLIB in a Good unclipped $2.25 orig. price dust jacket.
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Famous Sally
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Famous Sally

by Jackson, Shirley

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Jackson, Shirley: Famous Sally (1966, Stated First Printing, A Harlin Quist Book) Pictures by Chas. B. Slackman. Cover design by John Bradford. Children's book. RARE. Used. Exlib. VG/Good. Unclipped $3.35 net price dust jacket. Missing brown front free endpaper. . BY SHIRLEY JACKSON AUTHOR OF "THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE". "No one in the world knows Sally's name – and that Sally decides, must be changed. How can she make everyone in the world know who she is? Sally's imagination is equal to her determination, and she marches through all the cities of her fanciful world educating the world to her name. A charming, whimsical conceit, her story is certain to delight readers of all ages."
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Readin' 'Ritin' 'Rithmetic: Northern San Luis Obispo County Area One-Room...

Readin' 'Ritin' 'Rithmetic: Northern San Luis Obispo County Area One-Room Schools; Memories, Photos

by Anderson, Carilyn M. And Franklin, Harold A. And Nelson, Bonnie K. And Radford, Milene F. And Dollen

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El Paso de Robles Area Pioneer Museum. Very Good. 2004. No Edition Stated. Softcover. 1929117094 . Light edgewear, corners of book have light curl, small indentation to front cover; b/w photos; 172 pages .
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Oregon; Or, a Short History of a Long Journey

Oregon; Or, a Short History of a Long Journey: Narrative of a Journey Across the Rocky Mountains, to the Columbia River

by John B. Wyeth

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YE Gallon Press, 1970. Limited Edition. #499/605. VG. Interior is tight, clean, and free of ownership marks except for one penciled notation on the flyleaf. Cloth boards show shelf and handling wear with light soiling, edge, corner, and spine wear. Overall a solid copy showing minimal signs of use. Photo is of the copy we have here at Barbed Wire Books.
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