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image of Letter to the Plymouth News about Death of Ex. Gov. Roger Wolcott of Massachusetts

Letter to the Plymouth News about Death of Ex. Gov. Roger Wolcott of Massachusetts

by Reverend John Cuckson

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Calix Books
Published
Dec. 22nd 1900
Condition
None
Edition
Only Letter
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$55.00

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Dr. John Cuckson (1845-1907) was a minister and wrote: "The First Church in Plymouth- 1606-1901", Published by Geo. H. Ellis Co., 272 Congress Street, Boston Massachusetts. 1901. 8vo, 144 pgs. It was reprinted in 1920 by Beacon Press, Boston. In 1907, shortly before his death, at a meeting of the New England Society of Brooklyn, Dr. Cuckson is quoted in… Read more
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image of 1824 Permission for Schooner Lavinia sailing from Lynn to Salem Mass. Captain Daniel Tilton

1824 Permission for Schooner Lavinia sailing from Lynn to Salem Mass. Captain Daniel Tilton

by Captain Daniel Tilton

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Calix Books
Published
1824
Condition
Good-to-Fair
Edition
Only
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$75.00

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Ship Harbor Master permission for the Schooner Lavinia, built in Thomston, Maine in 1816, owned and Captained by Daniel Tilton of the Tilton's of Lynn, Massachusetts in 1824 Hauling ballast and 'Stores' from Lynn to Salem. A two masted schooner, about 71 feet long. Single deck. Signed by Daniel Tilton, M. Miller and H. Eucins. Document has some toning… Read more
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image of Letter Autograph Pierre Janet while giving 15 Lectures at Harvard from 15 October and the end of November 1906

Letter Autograph Pierre Janet while giving 15 Lectures at Harvard from 15 October and the end of November 1906

by Pierre Janet

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Calix Books
Published
1906
Condition
Good-
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Only
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$750.00

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No binding, single sheet, edge tatters with loss at letterhead of hotel, folds, creases and missing corners, text not effected, 6 by 9+ inches. Good- condition but definitely rare. Script is miniscule and difficult to read. On Copley Square Hotel stationary. #204-84, Images of Pierre Janet for reference only. They do not come with the letter. Photograph shows Janet's signature… Read more
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8 pages of hand written story of Hill’s Academy in Essex Connecticut:

by Unknown Author

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Published
1840's
Condition
Good
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Only
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$175.00

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8 pages of hand written story of Hill's Academy in Essex Connecticut: Hand written in period hand but by an unknown hand with notation of a fantastical story of maiden's coming down the lane, Native American hostilities against a local older man. Written circa 1840's. Paper water mark is from paper made in that period with E. M. & Co… Read more
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Traitte’ de la Politique de France, Par Monsieur P. H. Marquis de C. A

by compt, Marquis de Hay

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Calix Books
Published
1669
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$250.00

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Compt, Marquis de Hay: Traitte' de la Politique de France, Par Monsieur P. H. Marquis de C. A Cologne, Chez Pierre Du Mateau. 1669. 6 1/4 by 3 1/2 inches. Soft Vellum; [blank]; A12-I12; K12-L12; [blank]. Some staining but not objectionable. Closed tear on final leaf. Otherwise good condition. First Edition. Traitte de la politique de France. Par Monsieur P.H. Marquis… Read more
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Les Sept Trompetes Pour Reveillf(e)r Les Pecheurs, et les Induire a Faire Penitence.

by Solutive, Barthelemy

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Calix Books
Published
1715
Condition
Good
Edition
4th
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$350.00

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Solutive, Barthelemy. ( ) Les Sept Trompetes Pour Reveillf (e) r Les Pecheurs, et les Induire a Faire Penitence. Composees par le R.P. Barthelemy Solutive, Frere Recolet. ET traduites de l'Italien en François. Par le R.P. Charles Jouye Religieux du même Ordre. Nouvellement corrigees, & mises en meilleur Francois. Par Mr. Le Blanc, Pretre. Rouen: Chez Jean-b. Besongne, rue Ecuyere,… Read more
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image of Hieronymi Magii Anglarensis De Tintinnabulis Liber Postumus. Franciscus Sweetius F. Notis illustrvir. Accedit ejusdem Magii De Equuleo Liber, cum notis G. Jungermanni. Ut_Appendix Virorum illustrium ideam argumentum pertractantium.

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Maggi, Girolamo. (d. 1572) Hieronymi Magii Anglarensis De Tintinnabulums Liber Postumus. Franciscus Sweetius F. Notis illustrvir. Accedit ejusdem Magii De Equuleo Liber, cum notis G. Jungermanni. Ut & Appendix Virorum illustrium ideam argumentum pertractantium. Amsterdam: Apud Henry. Wtstenium, 1689. Duodecimo, 5.25 x 3 in. Third edition. *12, A-R12. This copy contains fifteen full-paged and three folding, engravings. This is and exceedingly… Read more
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image of Topographical, Moral,_Physiological;} Made in a Journey Through Part of the Low-Countries, Germany, Italy, and France: with A Catalogue of Plants not Native of England, found Spontaneously growing in those Parts, and their Virtues by John Ray, Fellow of the Royal Soc.

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Ray, John: Observations Topographical, Moral, & Physiological;} Made in a Journey Through Part of the Low-Countries, Germany, Italy, and France: with A Catalogue of Plants not Native of England, found Spontaneously growing in those Parts, and their Virtues by John Ray, Fellow of the Royal Society. London: Printed for John Martyn, Printer to the Royal Society, at the Bell in… Read more
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$4,500.00
image of Marilyn- Barnes_Noble First Edition (Taschen) Steve Crist and Shirley T. Ellis de Dienes (editors)

Marilyn- Barnes & Noble First Edition (Taschen) Steve Crist and Shirley T. Ellis de Dienes (editors)

by Dienes, Andre de

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Calix Books
Published
2007
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781014351005
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$35.00

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Marilyn (First Edition)Dienes, Andre de (photographer); Steve Crist and Shirley T. Ellis de Dienes (editors) Barnes & Noble / Taschen, Beverly Hills, CA, 2007. First Edition, quarto hardcover in dust jacket. B/W/Color throughout, 240pp. Dienes' imagery of Marilyn Monroe from her early Norma Jeane years to blonde and outstanding actress and comedian of film.
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Marilyn

by Steinem, Gloria and Barris, George

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Calix Books
Published
1986 (1988)
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780805000603
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$40.00

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Marilyn- Text by Gloria Steinem and photos by George Barris and others. Stated First Edition (1986 copyright) 1988. Henry Holt & Co. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 0805000607 001838 - hardcover - - - Steinem Gloria (text) & Barris George (photos). MARILYN NY: Henry Holt and Co. (1986). 1st Edition. 182p. Hardbound with DJ. Very minor wear only. Text is tight… Read more
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Berenice Abbott and Eugene Atget

by Worswick, Clark

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Calix Books
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781892041630
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$375.00

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Worswick, Clark; Berenice Abbott and Eugene Atget- Photos of Atget selected and printed by Berenice Abbott of Atget's photos from the 1920's. Arena Publications, Santa Fe, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: fine. Stated First edition. 163pp. Small 4to. 100 black and white photos by Atget, many bought by Abbott in Paris in 1927 and reprinted by her. Essays… Read more
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Sonata for Piano and Violin-

by Tailleferre, Germaine

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Calix Books
Published
1923
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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Marcelle Germaine Tailleferre (19 April 1892 – 7 November 1983) was a French composer and the only female member of the group of composers known as Les Six. Biography She was born Marcelle Taillefesse at Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, Val-de-Marne, France, but as a young woman she changed her last name to "Tailleferre" to spite her father, who had refused to support her… Read more
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A Nineteenth Century Eccentric "the horse racing life of Fulwar Craven (1782-1860)"

by Descon, William Scarsh

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Calix Books
Published
circa 1860's
Edition
Only copy
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$1,000.00

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Descon, William Scarsh (circa 1860's), Unknown author. "A Nineteenth Century Eccentric: The horse racing life of Fulwar Craven (1782-1860)". A 22 page manuscript, never published as we can find. Details the life and times of Fulwar Craven, a spectacular horseman, gambler and businessman in the sphere of horse racing in the UK. Also included is one colored image of Craven,… Read more
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Monica's Story

by Morton, Andrew

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Calix Books
Published
1999
Condition
fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
1854794264978
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$135.00

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Morton, Andrew (1953— ); Monica's Story; 1999. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 1854794264 . Near fine dust jacket. Signed by Monica Lewinsky. ; 9.21 X 6.30 X 1.26 inches; 285 pages; Original dust jacket. 8vo
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The Nobel Peace Prize Lecture

by Carter, Jimmy

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Calix Books
Published
2002
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
0743250680978
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$125.00

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Carter, Jimmy (1924- ); The Nobel Peace Prize Lecture; 2002, Simon and Schuster 12mo. Signed by Carter (as "JCarter") on the title page. Unread copy in Fine condition in a Fine dust jacket with a Durafold mylar cover. Signature authenticity included by Sport Collections, Inc.
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The Lacuna

by Kingsolver, Barbara

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Calix Books
Published
2009
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
0060852577978
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$30.00

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Kingsolver, Barbara (1955- ) The Lacuna New York: Harper. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2009. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780060852573 . A handsome First printing of the first edition in Fine condition in an equally unblemished dust-jacket . Story of a boy, Trotsky and communism and art...A great read and a fine collectible book.
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John Brewster, Honorable: 1847 Last Will and Testament a Copy

by John Brewster, Honorable

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Calix Books
Published
1847
Condition
204-41
Edition
A Hand written Copy but signed by the parties of John Brewster,
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$275.00

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4 pages of hand written will as a copy. creasing and staining with toning and some separation but largely not affecting the text. HON. JOHN BREWSTER, now living in retirement at the old Brewster homestead in Ledyard, Conn., was born in the adjoining town of Preston, May 13, 1816, son of John and Mary (Morgan) Brewster. He is descended from… Read more
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Poems and writings: Elisa Hickling, Roxbury 1837

by Elisa (Elizabeth) Edes (Brown) Hickling (Wife) (1825-1916)

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Calix Books
Published
1837
Edition
Loose hand written copies of poems and personal writings
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$375.00

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13 lightly penciled numbered pages, on watermarked Allen Paper (with the dove and sprig in its mouth). Signed by her hand in light elegant ink and later light pencil; "Elisa Hickling, Nov. 6, 1837." Page 3: Lucy by Wordsworth Page 4: Personal Poem: No title but it is about a bird Page 5-8: Oliver Wendell Holmes poem of 1831 Page 9:… Read more
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Lawrence Abbott Ephemera 1816-1820 with Amos Lawrence Letter to Abbott

by Lawrence, Abbott

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Calix Books
Published
1816-1820
Edition
Original letter & ephemera
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$650.00

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Abbott Lawrence (1792-1855) and Amos Lawrence (1786-1852); 25 items of receipts and one letter from the period of 1816-1820 where Abbott Lawrence traveled to England and purchased many items. A letter of correspondence between Amos Lawrence to Abbott instructing him about a particular transaction and also referring other contacts to him. Mentioning also the problem with 'Southern paper….that must be… Read more
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Leopold Von Ranke A Review of his Life

by Adams, Henry Brook

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Calix Books
Published
1887
Condition
pages 542-558
Edition
Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Volume
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$35.00

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Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Volumes 22-23 pages 542-558, signed "H. B. A" Leopold Von Ranke a review of his life. by Herbert Baxter Adams; Adams was born to Nathaniel Dickinson Adams and Harriet (Hastings) Adams in Shutesbury, Massachusetts. On his mother's side, he was a descendant of Thomas Hastings who came from the East Anglia region… Read more
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