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Message of the President ... Compensation to owners of a Spanish brig, for rescuing the Crew of the American Ship MINERVA

by Jackson, Andrew ; Bernardo De Soto ; Edward Livingston

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Published
1831
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Disbound
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Washington: House of Representatives. Very Good. 1831. First Edition. Disbound. Doc. No. 12 ; 22nd Congress, 1st Session ; 5 pages; Clean and unmarked, 5 page document removed from a larger bound volume. OCLC 1315328339 The ship Minerva was wrecked on the Bahama Bank on her voyage from New York to New Orleans. Capt.… Read more
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THOMAS JONATHAN JACKSON 1824-1863 -- A Sketch

by Smith, Edward C

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First Edition
Published
1920
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Hardcover
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Weston: Society of Historical Engravings. Very Good. 1920. First Edition. Hardcover. 40 pages; Former owner's name on ffep "Joe Gluek / Jackson's Mill / Weston, West VA / May 1934", otherwise clean and secure in original gray boards with gilt lettering (facsimile autograph); boards unevenly toned. Frontispiece portrait. Printed on paper with Confederate themed… Read more
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DANCING and Its Relations to Education and Social Life

by Dodworth, Allen

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First Edition
Published
1885
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Hardcover
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New York: Harper and Brothers. Very Good. 1885. First Edition. Hardcover. vi, 273, (4) plates, (2) ads pages; Contents clean and secure in original decorative green cloth binding with interesting geometric pattern stamped in gold and brown, illustrated with musical notations and four full page plates. Two pages of publisher's ads at rear. Rubbed at spine… Read more
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A Rumor of War (ARC)

by Caputo, Philip

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First Edition
Published
1977
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Printed Wrappers
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New York: Holt, Rinehart, Winston. Very Good. 1977. First Edition. Printed Wrappers. 370 pages; Contents clean and secure in original printed wrappers; wrappers toned at spine. "Complimentary Copy" "To be published in June 1977" An advance reading copy sent out to reviewers before the actual publication of the book; precedes the hardcover first edition.… Read more
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BUSY YEARS

by Decker, Edward W. ; [SIGNED by the author to Rowland Evans] ; Winthrop Chamberlain (editor)

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First Edition; First Printing
Published
1937
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Soft Wrappers
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Minneapolis: Lund Press. Very Good. 1937. First Edition; First Printing. Soft Wrappers. Autograph; 96 pages; SIGNED by the author on limitation page [only five hundred copies]; inscribed to Rowland Evans. Quite scarce. Frontispiece photograph of the author/biographee. Six loose octavo gatherings of 16 pages each, plus the frontispiece portrait; original signatures were never … Read more
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Arab-Israeli Dispute, January 1977 - August 1978 Foreign Relations of the United States: 1977-1980. Volume VIII

by Howard, Adam M

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Published
2013
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0160921015
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Washington: US Government Printing Office. Fine. 2013. Hardcover. xxvi, 1337 pages; Clean and secure in original burgundy cloth boards, lettering printed in gilt. Unread- as New. Content Summary: "The volume begins in January 1977, and documents the administration's immediate efforts to find a comprehensive settlement between Israel and Egypt, Syria, Jordan, and Lebanon,… Read more
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POSH PICNICS - MAHONEY PARK

by Collins, et al. Jo Ann

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1986
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Paperback
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Kenilworth, Illinois: Kenilworth Council of Garden Clubs. Very Good+. 1986. First Edition. Paperback. 180 pages; Clean and secure in original glossy wrappers bound with two metal rings (flip fashion). Front wrapper bears an illustration by Susie Godfrey. Text and recipes and index are printed on card stock (4.25 x 7 inches). Recipes gathered and sold in… Read more
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Small Towns - An Estimate of Their Trade and Culture

by Burr, Walter

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Used - Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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First Edition; First Printing
Published
1929
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Hardcover
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New York: Macmillan. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1929. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. x, (2), 267 pages; A few page numbers on ffep, with concomitant marginal check marks, otherwise clean and secure in original brown cloth binding in dustjacket with some minor chipping at spine ends and corners, light dust soiling. A study of… Read more
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Electable -- Why America Hasn't Put a Woman in the White House ... Yet

by Vitali, Ali ; [SIGNED]

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Used - Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Published
2022
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0063058634
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New York: Dey Street Books / William Morrow. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2022. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Autograph; 339 pages; Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on titlepage "For xxx / Here's to Her-story! / Ali Vitali" otherwise clean and secure (unread) in original blue binding in bright fresh dustjacket. … Read more
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THE RELIC AUCTION

by Wyer, Henry Sherman

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First Edition
Published
1898
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Wrappers
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Nantucket: Henry S. Wyer. Near Fine. 1898. First Edition. Wrappers. 11 pages; Quite scarce narrative poem by Henry Sherman Wyer (1847-1920), noted author, photographer and artist. Contents clean and secure in original textured brown wrappers with black lettering; frontispiece composed photograph by the author depicting the gathered vintage items for auction. 18 cm. … Read more
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The Peaceful Transfer of Power -- An Oral History of America’s Presidential Transitions

by Marchick, David ; Alexander Tippett ; A.J. Wilson ; Ken Burns

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Used - Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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First Edition
Published
2022
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0813947766
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Charlottesville: University of Virginia. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2022. First Edition. Hardcover. xiii, (3), 276 pages; Like New - clean and secure in original binding in dustjacket. The Peaceful Transfer of Power.... challenges our understanding of presidential transitions and the undertakings required to make them work. It is impossible to read it without… Read more
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Weapons of Mass Delusion When the Republican Party Lost Its Mind

by Draper, Robert

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Used - Fine in Fine dust jacket
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First Edition
Published
2022
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0593300149
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New York: Penguin Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2022. First Edition. Hardcover. xvi, 384 pages; About new in similar dustjacket. Unread. The disturbing eyewitness account of how a new breed of Republicans -- led by Marjorie Taylor Greene, Paul Gosar, Matt Gaetz, Lauren Boebert, and Madison Cawthorn -- far from moving on from Trump, have… Read more
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[Springfield, Massachusetts]: C. & G. Merriam. Good. 1847. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Full tan buckram -- a stout and very sturdy library binding in heavy tan buckram with a coarse weave, executed in the style of a law book. The spine has a pair of labels in red and black: "WEBSTER'S DICTIONARY" and "1847 EDITION." … Read more
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The Transient Unemployed A Description and Analysis of the Transient Relief Population

by Webb, John N[ye]

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First Edition
Published
1935
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Publishers wrappers
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Washington DC: Works Progress Administration. Very Good. 1935. First Edition. Publishers wrappers. 5 p.l., & 132 pages; Publisher's grey printed wrappers. Minor toning to the edges of the wrappers, with a short tear at the top of the front cover and a shorter tear at the bottom edge. This copy has a printed notice that… Read more
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Poems of Nantucket

by Wyer, Henry Sherman ; (editor)

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First Edition
Published
1888
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Hardcover
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Nantucket: Henry S. Wyer. Very Good-. 1888. First Edition. Hardcover. 72 pages; Scarce anthology of poems about Nantucket by twenty poets, gathered and published by Henry Sherman Wyer (1847-1920), noted author, photographer and artist. Contents clean and secure in original pictorial blue cloth binding with gilt lettering and image of a windmill on front board; floral… Read more
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In the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania - Middle District - May Term, 1867 Paper book of Plaintiff in Error Lancaster Country Pennsylvania Railroad Co. v. Abraham Bruner, Washington Righter, John Cooper and Gottlieb Sener

by Miscellaneous

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1867
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(Philadelphia): Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Very Good-. 1867. First Edition. Paperback. 60 pages; Contents unmarked and secure in original printed wrappers. Wrappers toned unevenly; damp stain affecting lower edge of last few leaves. The cases involve the railroad's use of the property of several private individuals for right of way for their tracks. .
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A Century Sermon, or, Sketches of the History of the Eighteenth Century, Interspersed and Closed with Serious Practical Remarks, Delivered at North-Haven, January 1, 1801

by Trumbull, Benjamin ; Sylvester Gilbert

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First Edition
Published
1801
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New Haven: Printed by Read and Morse. Poor. 1801. First Edition. Wrappers. 32 pages; Contents clean, some chipping at corners; LACKS last 2 leaves of text (provided in facsimile) and rear wrapper. OCLC Number 2483705 Front wrapper bears signature of original owner "Sylvester Gilbert". PROVENANCE - Sylvester Gilbert (1755 –… Read more
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THE INCONSISTENCY OF CONFORMITY TO THIS WORLD WITH A PROFESSION OF CHRISTIANITY Illustrated with Three Dialogues, Between Mrs. Dormer & Miss Newman

by Biddulph, Thomas Tregenna

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First Edition
Published
1818
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Leather
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Georgetown, DC: Elijah Weems. Very Good. 1818. First Edition. Leather. xv, (2) 18-53, (3) pages; Original owner's name on ffep "Larissa Bates / Camden", otherwise clean and secure in original full leather binding with chipping at spine ends and some worming to left edge of front board. AAS 292580 Shaw & Shoemaker American Bibliography 43356.… Read more
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The Lives and Bloody Exploits of the most Noted Pirates; their Trials and Executions Including a Correct Account of the Late Piracies Committed in the West Indies and the expedition of Commodore Porter, also those committed on the Brig Mexican, who were executed at Boston in 1835

by Strong, Ezra Baldwin

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Published
1839
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Leather
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Hartford: Ezra Strong. Fair. 1839. Leather. 298 pages; Embellished with Engravings from Original Designs. Contents complete and unmarked, contemporary full sheepskin binding quite rubbed and worn; LACKS rear board and split along center backstrip; rear free endpaper chipped and creased; several dog-eared corners at final leaves; suitable for rebinding. OCLC 4930402 … Read more
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Louisiana. Volume XIII for the Year 1858

by Ogden, A. N. ; [ Simeon Belden 's copy]

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First Edition
Published
1859
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Hardcover
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New Orleans: Office of the Price Current. Very Good. 1859. First Edition. Hardcover. xiv, (2), 700 pages; Contents clean and secure in original tan buckram with red and black leather spine labels with gilt lettering. Judges: Hon. E.T. Merrick; Hon. A. Buchanan; Hon. C. Voorhies; Hon. J.L. Cole; Hon. H.M. Spofford; Hon. T.T. Land; Attorney General… Read more
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