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image of Memoirs of John Horne Tooke, together with his valuable Speeches and Writings: Also, containing Proofs Identifying him as the Author for the Celebrated Letters of Junius

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Graham, John A.; Memoirs of John Horne Tooke, together with his valuable Speeches and Writings: Also, containing Proofs Identifying him as the Author for the Celebrated Letters of Junius, 1826, 8vo, Covers off, spine cover wanting. Light fox and toning. A rare book.This book was presented to: Mrs. Sarah Ann E. Strong, presented by the Author, with his best respects,… Read more
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THE PURITAN PRONAOS: STUDIES IN THE INTELLECTUAL LIFE OF NEW ENGLAND IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

by Morrison, Samuel Eliot

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Published
1936
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Good+
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Good Reference work for history of the puritans and publications
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THE PURITAN PRONAOS: STUDIES IN THE INTELLECTUAL LIFE OF NEW ENGLAND IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY by Morison, Samuel Eliot; Washington Square NY: New York University Press, 1936. First Edition. In marbled paper-covered boards and black cloth spine lettered in gold. Some toning to the edge of the book cover with wear at the corners front and back. Interior is sound… Read more
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Autographed Letter Russian Railroads, 1872 by Bennett, James Gordon

by Bennett, James Gordon

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1872
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Autographed Letter by Gordon Bennett about Russian Railroads
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A letter from Gordon Bennett, the New York Herald, to C. H. Meltzer a correspondent to cover the 4th Railroad Congress to be held in St. Petersburg on August 20th, 1872 in which Bennett is going to vacation and show up. He is writing this letter from his Paris apartment at 190 Avenue des Champs Elysees.......This letter has some stains… Read more
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image of A Sermon, Delivered at York, October 10, 1798, at the Ordination of the Rev. Rosewell Messinger, to the Pastoral Charge of the First Church as Colleague Pastor with the Rev. Isaac Lyman by Ezra Ripley, A. M. Pastor of the First Church of Christ in Concord

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A rare publication: OCLC shows no copies and only 11 publications by Charles Pierce of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. A Rare Publication. A Sermon, Delivered at York, October 10, 1798, at the Ordination of the Rev. Rosewell Messinger, to the Pastoral Charge of the First Church as Colleague Pastor with the Rev. Isaac Lyman by Ezra Ripley, A. M. Pastor of… Read more
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1826 Map of Boston "Free" Bridge from Boston to Dorcester; South Boston

by Unknown Author

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Published
1826
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A manuscript Map
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Manuscript Map of Bridge to Boston
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A hand written manuscript document (1826) for the construction of a Free Bridge from Boston to South Boston, called Dorchester. Condition and Size: Measures 16 by 13 1/2 inches with ribbon binding and multiple paper separations at the folds, sustained by conservator's tape (from a previous owner), staining and toning on front cover which had the most exposure, some spots… Read more
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image of Edmund Wilson. A Study of Literary Vocation in Our Time by Paul Sherman, signed First Edition and Letter from Wilson's wife

Edmund Wilson. A Study of Literary Vocation in Our Time by Paul Sherman, signed First Edition and Letter from Wilson's wife

by Paul, Sherman

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Published
1965
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Fine
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Two books, one First Edition signed by Author and one Second Edi
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Two rare books! The first edition signed by the author Sherman Paul and the 1966 second printing. The First edition signed by Paul also comes with a letter from the famous wife of critic Edmund Wilson-Elena Wilson. First edition: Edmund Wilson: A Study of Literary Vocation in Our Times. University Press, Urbana, Ill-1965, First Edition. Cover in very good condition… Read more
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Joan. Sleidani De Quatuor Monarchiis Libri Tres. Cum Notis H. Meibomi & G. Horni. Editio prioribus correctior & emendatior. 1686

by Sleidanus, Johannes

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Published
1686
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Boards loose
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Fourth British Edition
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$295.00

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Sleidanus, Johannes. (1506-1556) Joan. Sleidani De Quatuor Monarchiis Libri Tres. Cum Notis H. Meibomi & G. Horni. Editio prioribus correctior & emendatior. Cambridge: Ex Officiana Johan. Hayes, Celebrrimae Academia Typographi Impensis H. Sawbridge, ad Insigne Bibliorum in vico vocato Ludgate-Hill, Lonini, 1686. Duodecimo, 5.1 x 3 in. Fourth British edition *6, A-P12. *1, the initial blank is present in this copy.… Read more
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The Log Cabin. By H. Greeley, 30 Ann-Street Vol. 1. New Series. New-York, Saturday, July 3, 1841. No. 31.

by Greely, Horace

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Published
1841
Condition
4 printed page newspaper
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Removal of President's Body from the White House, Eruption in Ha
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The Log Cabin. By H. Greeley, 30 Ann-Street Vol. 1. New Series. New-York, Saturday, July 3, 1841. No. 31. 4 pages as printed. Paper has edge tears along the center seam and edge tears along the sides but not affecting text. Fold in the center. A Rare Look at America in the 1840's Horace Greeley was quite the man and… Read more
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The Log Cabin by H. (Horace) Greeley, 30 Ann-Street. Vol. 1 new Series. New-York, Saturday, June 12, 1841. No. 28.

by Greely, Horace

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Published
1841
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4 page newspaper
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ews from Congress, Secretary of War, The McLeod Case, Webster's
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The Log Cabin by H. (Horace) Greeley, 30 Ann-Street. Vol. 1 new Series. New-York, Saturday, June 12, 1841. No. 28. 4 pages fold out. Name of J. T. Baker in upper right hand corner and upper left hand corner is probably the number of papers sold 10,231. Very few have survived intact. The articles are Whig party centric. News from… Read more
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JESSIE BENTON FREMONT A WOMAN WHO MADE HISTORY

by Phillips, Catherine Coffin

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Calix Books
Published
1935
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Fine
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Limited to 1,000 Copies
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John Henry Nash (1871-1947), American printer and bibliophile, born Woodbridge, Canada. After learning the printer's trade, he emigrated to the United States in 1894. He eventually became professor of typography at the University of Oregon. A vital and vigorous personality in American printing he made beautiful books in Calfornia under patronage which has permitted him to work without too much… Read more
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image of 1938 Signed Limited Edition Exposition Addressed to the Chamber of Deputies of the Congress of the Union...Concerning the Regulation and Administration of the Pious Fund. Translated and Edited by Herbert Ingram Priestley

1938 Signed Limited Edition Exposition Addressed to the Chamber of Deputies of the Congress of the Union...Concerning the Regulation and Administration of the Pious Fund. Translated and Edited by Herbert Ingram Priestley

by CARRILLO, Carlos Antonio (1783-1852)

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Calix Books
Published
1938
Condition
Fine
Edition
A fine limited edition copy one of 650 printed in great conditio
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$110.00

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John Henry Nash (1871-1947), American printer and bibliophile, born Woodbridge, Canada. After learning the printer's trade, he emigrated to the United States in 1894. He eventually became professor of typography at the University of Oregon. A vital and vigorous personality in American printing he made beautiful books in California under patronage which has permitted him to work without too much… Read more
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