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The Fire Tax and Waste of Structural Materials in the United States
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The Fire Tax and Waste of Structural Materials in the United States

By Wilson, Herbert M. and John L. Cochrane

Washington, D.C: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1910. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Printed gray wrappers, now housed in a Mylar sleeve. Accession number stamped to front cover and title page, else clean and unmarked. 30 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$22.00

The American Historical Review, Vol. VI, No. 4, January 1901
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The American Historical Review, Vol. VI, No. 4, January 1901

By Adams, George B. et al., eds

Lancaster, Pennsylvania: The American Historical Review, by Macmillan Company, 1901. First Edition. Softcover. Good. A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. Blue printed wrappers, moderately soiled and sunned, slight tearing along the spine, chipping, and some untrimmed pages, else a clean, tightly bound and unmarked copy of this second issue in the sixth volume of the influential journal. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. xix + 197-412 + vi pp., plus lots of publisher's advertisements. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$20.00

The American Historical Review, Vol. VI, No. 4, July 1901
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The American Historical Review, Vol. VI, No. 4, July 1901

By Adams, George B. et al

Lancaster, Pennsylvania: The American Historical Review, by Macmillan Company, 1901. First Edition. Softcover. Good/Good. A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. Blue printed wrappers, moderately soiled and sunned, slight tearing along the spine, else a clean, tightly bound and unmarked copy of this fourth issue in the sixth volume of the influential journal. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. vi + 633-914 + vi pp., plus lots of publisher's advertisements. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$20.00

The Romance of Nickel
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The Romance of Nickel

By The International Nickel Company

New York: The International Nickel Company, 1950. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Former price sticker at front panel. Damp-stain to first three endpapers, not affecting text. Printed, illustrated wrappers. Stuffed with black-and-white illustrations and portraits showing the benefits to communities and workers of nickel mining, the origins and histories of nickel mining in Canada, and the likely future benefits thereof. Housed now in a plastic sleeve. 57 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$14.00

Proceedings Before the Committee on Privileges and Elections of the United States Senate in the Matter of the Protests Against the Right of Hon. Reed Smoot, a Senator From the State of Utah, to Hold His Seat, Volume IV
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Proceedings Before the Committee on Privileges and Elections of the United States Senate in the Matter of the Protests Against the Right of Hon. Reed Smoot, a Senator From the State of Utah, to Hold His Seat, Volume IV

By Committee on Privileges and Elections

Washington, D.C: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1906. First Edition. Softcover. Fair. A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete. Printed wraps, chipped and with edgewear thereto, beginning to separate from spine of hand-sewn signatures, so handle with some care, strings poking through, and now housed in a plastic bag. Accession number number stamp at cover. Reed Smoot was born on January 10, 1862 and passed away on February 9, 1941. He died an extremely prominent Mormon third in line to ascend to the Presidency. He was elected by the Utah state legislature to the United States Senate in 1902 and is remembered best for his co-sponsoring the 1930 Smoot–Hawley Tariff Act, which increased almost 900 American import duties. 542 pp., plus Index. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$24.00

Southern Sketches, Number 4, First Series: Peter Johnston, Junior Virginia Soldier and Jurist
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Southern Sketches, Number 4, First Series: Peter Johnston, Junior Virginia Soldier and Jurist

By Hume, Edgar Erskine

Charlottesville, Virginia: The Historical Publishing Co., Inc, 1935. First Edition. Softcover. Good. Ex-library copy with usual markings to spine, endpapers, etc., and having been withdrawn from the Earlham College library. A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. Blue printed, illustrated wraps, a bit soiled and scuffed. Edited by J.D. Eggleston, President of the Hampden-Sydney College. Published in First Edition state by the Historical Publishing Company, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 11 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$22.00

Southern Sketches, Number 10, First Series: Republican Newspapers of South Carolina
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Southern Sketches, Number 10, First Series: Republican Newspapers of South Carolina

By Woody, Robert H

Charlottesville, Virginia: The Historical Publishing Co., Inc, 1936. First Edition. Softcover. Fair. Ex-library copy with usual markings to spine, endpapers, etc., and having been withdrawn from the Earlham College library. A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete; front panel was detached and torn and has been tape-repaired since. Blue printed, illustrated wraps, a bit soiled and scuffed. Edited by J.D. Eggleston, President of the Hampden-Sydney College. Published in First Edition state by the Historical Publishing Company, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 60 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$22.00

Southern Sketches, Number 1, First Series: Hinton Rowan: Helper-Advocate of a "White America
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Southern Sketches, Number 1, First Series: Hinton Rowan: Helper-Advocate of a "White America

By Lefler, Hugh Talmage

Charlottesville, Virginia: The Historical Publishing Co., Inc, 1935. First Edition. Softcover. Fair. Ex-library copy with usual markings to spine, endpapers, etc., and having been withdrawn from the Earlham College library. A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete; front panel was detached and has been tape-repaired. Blue printed, illustrated wraps, a bit soiled and scuffed. Edited by J.D. Eggleston, President of the Hampden-Sydney College. Published in First Edition state by the Historical Publishing Company, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 45 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$23.00

Southern Sketches, Number 9, First Series: State Socialism in the Confederate States of America
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Southern Sketches, Number 9, First Series: State Socialism in the Confederate States of America

By Hill, Louise B

Charlottesville, Virginia: The Historical Publishing Co., Inc, 1936. First Edition. Softcover. Good. Ex-library copy with usual markings to spine, endpapers, front cover, etc., and having been withdrawn from the Earlham College library, now housed in a plastic bag. A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy, now that the spine has been tape-repaired. Edited by J.D. Eggleston, Blue printed wraps. President of the Hampden-Sydney College. Published in First Edition state by the Historical Publishing Company, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 31 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$22.00

Publications of the Southern History Association, Volume III, No. 2, April 1899
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Publications of the Southern History Association, Volume III, No. 2, April 1899

By Southern History Association

Washington, D.C: Southern History Association, 1899. First Edition. Softcover. Good. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, moderate wear of covers, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Printed gray wrappers, soiled lightly, sunned lightly along the edges, several very short closed tears, and a bit of foxing, chipping to spine head and foot, else clean of interior, and beautifully hand-sewn signatures. Articles by Lester G. Bugbee about the Texas empresario Moses Austin, Thomas J. Green, writing about the Texan Expedition against Mier, the Reverend J.B. Cheshire, Jr., regarding the North Carolina Convention of 1788, J.L.M. Curry, and others. 95-177 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$14.00

While in a Strange Land: Diary of William McDougall
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While in a Strange Land: Diary of William McDougall

By Mackay, Ann and Rod Mackay, eds

Sussex, New Brunswick: The Caledonian, 1977. First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. This is copy #34 of 300 copies ever published, being a journal of travel between New Brunswick Canada and the Northwest Coast of America 1868-1872. McDougall (1822-1905) was a Canadian lawyer, journalist, politician, and lieutenant-governor of Rupert's Land and the North-Western Territory. Replete with black-and-white engraved illustrations. Unpaginated, but roughly 30 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$18.00

Report of a Committee of the Citizens of Boston and Vicinity, opposed to a Further Increase of Duties on Importations
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Report of a Committee of the Citizens of Boston and Vicinity, opposed to a Further Increase of Duties on Importations

By Goddard, Nathaniel et al

Boston, Massachusetts: Nathan Hale, 1827. First Edition. Softcover. Fair. A quite rousing address against the proposed increase in duties on importations to the good people of Boston and vicinity, with an especial focus upon woolen goods. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, moderate wear to and minor soiling of printed covers, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Hand-sewn signatures, now housed in a sleeve. First Edition copy, rubbing away of most of the backstrip, down to signature edges, splitting of half of the first signature, else sturdy, clean and unmarked. 196 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$22.00

Two Original Photographic Negatives of Abraham Lincoln (with four plates)
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Two Original Photographic Negatives of Abraham Lincoln (with four plates)

By Wetmore, Alexander

Washington, D.C: Smithsonian Institution, 1936. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear to the brown softpaper, printed, illustrated wraps. Smithsonian Institution Collections Volume 95, No. 18, published in First Edition state by the the Smithsonian Institution, 1936. Light brown staple-bound two-page booklet with four photographic negatives. A fine work of Lincolniana. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$18.00

Fordism: Ford and the workers, Ford and the community
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Fordism: Ford and the workers, Ford and the community

By Raushenbush, Carl

New York: League for Industrial Democracy, 1937. First Edition. Softcover. Good. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Light blue printed wrap, toned along the edges, with "Review Copy" stamped to front cover, very lightly worn along the edges, else a remarkably clean and bright interior. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$17.00

Speech of Mr. Everett, of Massachusetts, delivered in the Senate of the United States, Feb 8, 1854
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Speech of Mr. Everett, of Massachusetts, delivered in the Senate of the United States, Feb 8, 1854

By Everett, Charles

Washington, D.C: Congressional Globe Office, 1854. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy.A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. Housed in a plastic sleeve. Reinforced at spine with library tape, else clean and unmarked throughout. Discourses upon the question put before the Senate of the joining of Kansas and Nebraska to the Union, and touches on questions of slavery, colonization, and Secession. 14 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$22.00

The Sunshine Magazine Articles
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The Sunshine Magazine Articles

By Everett, John P.; Carroll, John M., ed

Bryan, Texas: Privately printed, 1979. First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Ink-stamp denoting "Proof Copy" at front cover and inside rear cover, else clean, unmarked, and bright of interior. An intriguing piece of ephemera regarding the finding of a scarce item indeed, the memoir of John P. Everett, a man who took part in the Battle of Big Horn, alongside General George Custer and that was published first in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. 27 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$18.00

The Statutes at Large and Treaties of the United States of America, Commencing With the First Session of the Thirtieth Congress; 1847-1848
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The Statutes at Large and Treaties of the United States of America, Commencing With the First Session of the Thirtieth Congress; 1847-1848

By Minot, George, ed

Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1848. First Edition. Softcover. Good. A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. Printed softpaper wraps, soiled, abraded, chipped, and with two penned inscriptions to front cover, else uniformly foxed and tone interior, untrimmed top edges, rough-cut fore-edges, and with a clean, unmarked interior. From the personal library of Edward Everett, complete with two stamps from Ireland, one canceled, one uncanceled. From Wikipedia: "Edward Everett (April 11, 1794 – January 15, 1865) was an American politician, pastor, educator, diplomat, and orator from Massachusetts. Everett, a Whig, served as U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, the 15th Governor of Massachusetts, Minister to Great Britain, and United States Secretary of State. He also taught at Harvard University and served as its president. Everett was one of the great American orators of the antebellum and Civil War eras. He is often remembered today as the featured orator at the dedication ceremony of the Gettysburg National Cemetery in 1863, where he spoke for over two hours—immediately before President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous two-minute Gettysburg Address." Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$25.00

Lincoln's Diplomacy . . . an unwritten chapter
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Lincoln's Diplomacy . . . an unwritten chapter

By Hertz, Emanuel

National Republican Club, 1931. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Granite-colored printed covers, being a paper delivered at the forty-fifth Annual Dinner of the National Republican Club, on Lincoln's Birthday, February 12th, 1931, delivered by a member of the New York Bar, born in 1870, died in 1940, brother of an influential Rabbi. Hertz became well known as an authority on Abraham Lincoln. He assembled the largest private collection of material relating to Lincoln, and was said to have gathered 4,000 items previously unknown. He wrote many pamphlets on various aspects of the life of Lincoln, and his books included: Abraham Lincoln, New Portrait (1931), Abraham Lincoln, the Tribute of the Synagogue (1936), and Hidden Lincoln (1938). He was a substantial benefactor of the Library of Congress and the National and Hebrew University Library, Jerusalem. 21 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$14.00

A Woman in Steel--Rebecca Lukens (1794-1854)
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A Woman in Steel--Rebecca Lukens (1794-1854)

By Wolcott, Robert W

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, for the Newcomen Society American Branch, 1946. Ninth Printing. Softcover. Very Good. This author was then a member of the Newcomen Society and was President of Lukens Steel Company. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy, though lightly marred at front cover by former price in pencil, short closed tear along top edge. Yet another fine contribution to the series of addresses, lectures, occasional papers and memorials published for the Newcomen Society American Branch by the Princeton University Press. Tan printed and illustrated wrappers, stiff, staple-bound, very lightly sunned of covers, else clean, stiff, bright, unmarked of interior. "Actorum Memores Simul Affectamus Agenda" is the Society's red emblazoned logo at front cover. Black-and-white illustrations and photograph, including of Rebecca Lukens tipped in in the middle. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 24 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$14.00

You Yourselves!
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You Yourselves!

By Evans, Francis

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, for the Newcomen Society American Branch, 1947. First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine. This author was then a member of the Newcomen Society and was President of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy, though lightly marred at front cover by former price in pencil. Yet another fine contribution to the series of addresses, lectures, occasional papers and memorials published for the Newcomen Society American Branch by the Princeton University Press. Tan printed and illustrated wrappers, stiff, staple-bound, very lightly sunned of covers, else clean, stiff, bright, unmarked of interior. "Actorum Memores Simul Affectamus Agenda" is the Society's red emblazoned logo at front cover. Black-and-white illustrations and photographs. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 24 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$10.80

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