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THE ASSASSINATION OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND ITS EXPIATION
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THE ASSASSINATION OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND ITS EXPIATION

by {LINCOLN ASSASSINATION} Dewitt, David Miller

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Octavo (8 1/2 X 5 3/4 inches) New York: The Macmillan Company, 1909. First Edition. xi, 302 pages, appendix with notes to chapters, index, plus publishers advertisements. Very good condition, original maroon cloth over boards, title in gilt on spine, t.e.g., minor spotting to cover, minimal shelf wear to corners, contents clean.

Published during the centenary of Lincoln's birth, the book includes an examination of the conspiracy, the capture ... and Death of Booth," "The Conspiracy Trial," "The Findings, Sentences, and Execution;" a discussion of "The Question of Jurisdiction," and a chapter on "The Trial of John H. Surratt."
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Annual Report of the Board of Harbor Commissioners of the City of Los Angeles, California U.S.A.

Annual Report of the Board of Harbor Commissioners of the City of Los Angeles, California U.S.A.: Fiscal Year July 1, 1927 to June 30, 1928

by {SAN PEDRO}

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Octavo (9 X 6 inches) Harbor Department City of Los Angeles, 1928. staple bound booklet of 95 pages, in stiff paper covers, numerous black and white halftone photos of harbor scenes (trains bringing cargo, streetcars bringing people, ships at wharves), birds-eye-view of harbor and surrounding area, list of steamship companies, and agents, statistical charts, and graphs, large fold-out map, attractive cover illustration of a ship being met by tugs as visualized through a port hole, original, good condition (minor age toning to covers, contents clean and intact).

A short historical introduction to the Port and its progress, a harbor engineer's report, information on fire protection, fishing, labor, trucking, industrial development, and the role of various railroads, the Pacific Electric, and aviation are among the many subjects covered.
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THE BATTLE OF EASTLEIGH
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THE BATTLE OF EASTLEIGH

by Bolle, Frederick N.

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Octavo (8 1/2 X 10 1/2 inches) New York: United States Naval Air Force, 1918. First Edition. oblong format, 144 pages illustrated with black and white halftone photographs, and a map, original gray cloth, hardcover, good condition (lower right corner of front cover slightly bumped, minor shelf wear to lower spine, not affecting contents which are clean and complete).

This is a unit history, with many photos of the Eastleigh U. S. Navy repair base in England during World War I; its officers and men. There are many photos of early military aircraft, and an essay on "Liberty Twelves" and "DeHavilands."
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C & S HIGH LINE MEMORIES and THEN SOME
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C & S HIGH LINE MEMORIES and THEN SOME

by Klinger, Tom and Denise

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Quarto (11 1/4 by 8 3/4 inches) Denver, Colorado: Tom Klinger, 2004. First Edition. 280 pages printed on coated stock, illustrated with vintage black and white photographic portraits, maps, a gallery of photo images of Como, Colorado, views of trains, equipment, bridges, cabins, "Addendums" of time tables, engine ratings, time books, engineers, firemen & trainmen rosters, glossary, and index. Very good condition.

An homage to the legacy of the Colorado & Southern railroaders of the South Park Line; well researched, and beautifully presented.
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A CONTINUATION OF THE SECRET HISTORY OF WHITE-HALL; From the Abdication of the late K. James in...
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A CONTINUATION OF THE SECRET HISTORY OF WHITE-HALL; From the Abdication of the late K. James in 1688, to the Year 1696: Writ at the Request of a Nob'e Lord; and Conveyed to him in Letters by ___ late Secretary Interpreter to the Marquess of Louvois, who by that Means had the Perusal of all the private Minutes between England and France for many Years. The whole consisting

by D. (David) Jones, Gent.

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16 mo. (6 3/4 by 4 1/2 inches) London: R. Baldwin in Warwick-lane, 1697. Original First Edition. 7 preliminary leaves, two volumes in one: 80, 392 pages; good condition: rebound in late eighteenth, or early nineteenth century brown mottled calf, with gilt decorated spine laid down, raised bands, (missing label), minor wear to covers at front hinge (not affecting contents), lacking frontis.

There are thiry-one letters are that supposedly give insight into secret diplomatic transactions between the English and French courts. "History of the Stuarts," is a perceptive contemporaneous account.
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Decision of Judge Leavitt, of Ohio, in the Vallandigham habeas corpus case
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Decision of Judge Leavitt, of Ohio, in the Vallandigham habeas corpus case

by Judge Leavitt, of Ohio

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Octavo (8 3/4 X 5 3/4 inches) Philadelphia: Printed For Gratuitous Distribution, 1863. Original First Edition. 16 page sewn paper pamphlet in wrappers, minor discoloration to edges of covers, old $2 price, and old library call numbers written in pencil on top of front cover, old 15 cent price, and calculation figures not related to text written in pencil on back cover, contents clean and unaffected.

In this pamphlet, Judge Leavitt states his reasons (based on historical fact and the Constitution) for his ruling that denied a writ of habeas corpus for the defendant C. L. Vallandigham; leader of the "Peace Democrats," and Supreme Commander of the "Sons of Liberty."

The accused was charged with "mischievous disloyalty" in his opinions and statements; and subsequently arrested at the orders of General Burnside. Lincoln became involved when, in May of 1863, he wrote to Stanton stating that suspension of habeas corpus, as Stanton wanted, would not be necessary in this case.

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HISTORY OF THE ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND
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HISTORY OF THE ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND: "Its Organization, Campaigns, and Battles" Written at the Request of MAJOR-GENERAL GEORGE H. THOMAS Chiefly From His Private Military Journal and Official and Other Documents Furnished by Him

by Van Horne, Thomas B.

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Small quarto (9 1/4 by 6 1/4 inches) Cincinnatti: Robert Clark & Co., 1875. First Edition. Two Volumes, xiv, 454 & v, 478 pages including an Appendix, with details on the construction of block house fortifications, and an Index."Illustrated with Campaign and Battle Maps Compiled by Edward Ruger, Late Superintendant Topographical Engineer Office, Headquarters Department of the Cumberland," in an Atlas of 22 maps (complete), most of them fold-out with color highlights, showing army movements (both Federal and Confederate); a few with old tape repairs to some of the fold lines, not affecting contents, which are intact and very readable.

Very good condition (rebound in dark green cloth, with mild shelf wear to labels), titles in gilt on spines.

Nevins, "Civil War Books, A Critical Bibliography" volume I, page 47 "A large compendium of information concerning Gen. Thomas and his Federal army; Vol. III is an atlas."
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INDIAN LIFE AT THE OLD MISSIONS
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INDIAN LIFE AT THE OLD MISSIONS

by Webb, Edith Buckland

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Small quarto (10 3/4 X 8 inches) Los Angeles: Warren F. Lewis, 1952. Original First Edition. xxix, 326 pages, illustrated by numerous black and white plates, original dust jacket designed by Harry Garo, bibliography, index. Inscribed by author on the half title. Very good condition (protected in its original shipping box), hardcover brick colored cloth binding, title in gilt on spine against a black background, gilt mortar and pestle illustration on front cover.

" ... a definitive study of the mission Indians: how they lived, where they lived, what they ate, their amusements, their arts and their crafts."
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The Irish in Australia
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The Irish in Australia

by Hogan, James Francis

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Octavo (9 by 6 inches) (8) + 249 pp. good condition (small stamp of "Loyola High School Fathers' Library Los Angeles, Calif." on lower right of title page, small library paper label on spine, neither affecting contents), hardcover, olive green cloth, good condition.
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LETTER OF GEN. A. J. HAMILTON, OF TEXAS TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
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LETTER OF GEN. A. J. HAMILTON, OF TEXAS TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

by {Southern Support For The Union During The Civil War}

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Octavo (9 by 5 3/4 inches) New York: Loyal Publication Society of New York "No. 26.", 1863. First Edition, very good condition, 18 pages, original stitched wrappers, with stab marks along the spine, and minor chipping to edges; not affecting contents which are intact and clean; Wm. C. Bryant & Co. Printers.

Hamilton was a "Southern Union man." He opposed secession, and slavery; he eventually became Governor of Texas.His letter to Lincoln, dated July 28, 1863 shortly after Gettysburg, supports the Emancipation Proclamation. He proclaims slavery an enemy of the nation, and states that former slaves are " ... capable of being made allies in the common cause of freedom, justice, and humanity."
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THE LIFE O MAJOR-GENERAL GEORGE H. THOMAS
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THE LIFE O MAJOR-GENERAL GEORGE H. THOMAS

by Van Horne, Thomas

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Octavo (8 3/4 by 6 inches) New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1882. First Edition. x, 502 pages, eight folded maps, frontis is an engraved portrait of Thomas.

Appendix contains "Roster of Troops Engaged at Mill Springs, Kentucky January 19, 1862," and "Organization of U. S. Forces Commanded by Major General Geo. H. Thomas, at the Battle of Nashville, Tenn, Dec. 15 and 16, 1864." Index, and six pages of Publisher's advertisements.

Original blue cloth binding, with facsimile signature of General Thomas centered on upper cover in gilt; and title, author, and publisher in gilt on spine. Very good condition (light, old water stain to lower right corner of front cover, and lower left corner of back cover; not affecting contents that are intact, bright, and clean).

A biography of "The Rock of Chickamauga," previously belonging to a West Point graduate, Captain F. W. Mansfield, U. S. Infantry, with his book plate on front pastedown, and his inked signature, at "Fort Apache, Arizona, September 1897" on… Read More
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MEMOIR OF MAJ.-GEN. GEORGE H. THOMAS
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MEMOIR OF MAJ.-GEN. GEORGE H. THOMAS

by Johnson, Richard W.

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Octavo (8 1/2 by 5 3/4 inches) Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1881. First Edition. 322 pages illustrated with engraved frontispiece and portraits (including Sheridan, Sherman, Rosecrans, and Grant), Appendix (containing "Speech of General W. T. Sherman," and letters from George B. McClellan, and others regarding the unveiling of a statue, and the dedication of a monument in honor of Thomas), and an index. Green cloth binding bordered in blind with Greek key pattern, facsimile signature of Thomas, in gilt, centered on upper cover; and title, author and publisher in gilt on spine. Very good condition (minor shelf wear, not affecting contents).

"A brief, . . . and adulatory account of Thomas's military career; written by an associate:" Nevins. "Civil War Books, A Critical Bibliography," volume II, page 67.
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THE RELIGION OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN
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THE RELIGION OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN: Correspondence Between General Charles H. T. Collis and Colonel Robert G. Ingersoll

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Small octavo (7 3/4 X 6 inches) New York: G. W. Dillinghamn Company, 1900. First Edition. 24 page sewn booklet in wrappers, with appendix containing interesting anecdotes by Major-General Daniel E. Sickles and Hon. Oliver S. Munsell, very good condition (minor chips to spine, small, approximately 1/2 inch square, residue of something previously attached to upper left corner of front cover, contents not affected).
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RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT OF WASHINGTON TERRITORY
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RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT OF WASHINGTON TERRITORY: Message and Report of Governor of Washington Territory to the Legislative Assembly, Session 1885-6

by Squire, Watson C.

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Small quarto (9 1/4 by 6 inches) Hanford Stationery and Printing Company, 1886. Original First Edition. 72 pages, large foldout map (18 1/2 by 24 inches) attached to back wrapper, bound in original sewn wrappers, very good condition.

Written before Washington became a State, the author describes "Some of the reasons qualifying this Territory for early admission into the Union . . . . " using population figures, and a summary of information relating to 34 counties.

He covers Railroads, Mineral Resources, Indians, "Fishes and Other Marine Food Products of Puget Sound," as part of his report.

Squire was an American Civil War veteran, twelfth governor of Washington Territory, and eventually a United States Senator from the State of Washington.
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SEVENTY YEARS IN TEXAS
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SEVENTY YEARS IN TEXAS: Memories of the Pioneer Days, Indian Depredations and the Northwest Cattle Trail

by Franks, J. M.

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Octavo (9 by 6 inches) Gatesville, Texas, 1924. First Edition. 134 pages, frontis portrait of the author, original stapled wrappers, very good condition (mild chips to top and bottom of spine, lower right corner of front cover slightly chipped; contents not affected).

The author's reminiscences that include "killings," "captures," and "escapes," while mentioning "Wild Bill," Kit Carson, "Wolf Boy," and many other early pioneers, Western characters, and incidents.
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SPEECH OF HON. WILLIAM B. SHEPARD
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SPEECH OF HON. WILLIAM B. SHEPARD

by "Delivered in the Senate of North Carolina, November 27, 1850. Upon His Resolutions on the Slavery Question."

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Octavo (8 3/4 by 5 5/8 inches) Raleigh (North Carolina): Printed at the Star Office, 1850. Original 12 page printed speech in the form of a pamphlet, bound by thread, folded into thirds, to fit into its original mailing envelope (formed by a folded sheet of paper, with wax seal) addressed to "Andrew Calhoun Esq. Union Town Perry County, Alabama," with postal cancel dated Dec. 11 at Raleigh. Very good condition, (three corrections to text in ink.)

Shepard states his belief, that despite his love for the Union, the right of secession is a right of the people; and "That the fugitive slave ... bill would impede an owner of a slave from retaking his property .... "

"... the repeal, or any alteration tending to impede an owner of a slave from retaking his property, will be regarded as undoubted and sufficient evidence, that a majority of Congress are unrestrained by express provisions of the Constitution, and that a time has arrived , when it becomes the duty of the people of North Carolina to decide… Read More
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TARNISHED ANGELS
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TARNISHED ANGELS: Paradisiacal Turpitude in Los Angeles Revealed

by Robinson, W. W.

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32 mo. (4 3/4 x 3 1/4 inches) Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press, Printed for Members of the Roxburghe Club and the Zamorano Club September 1964. 26 pages of historical text [plus 16 pages printed on yellow paper purportedly reproducing, in facsimile, a "Souvenir Sporting Guide" (a guide to the prositutes and madames) for gentlemen visitors to the Fiesta de Los Angeles in 1897, illustrated with two vintage black and white half-tone photos, dust jacket.

Very good condition, title in gilt on hardcover cloth spine. Partial dedication reads: "Presented by Robert J. Woods, W. W. Robinson, Everett G. Hager, John H. Urabec and The Ward Ritchie Press Los Angeles."
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THE WRITINGS OF CALEB ATWATER (containing) A DESCRIPTION OF THE ANTIQUITIES DISCOVERED IN THE...
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THE WRITINGS OF CALEB ATWATER (containing) "A DESCRIPTION OF THE ANTIQUITIES DISCOVERED IN THE WESTERN COUNTRY; ORIGINALLY COMMUNICATED TO THE AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY" (and) "REMARKS MADE ON A TOUR TO PRAIRIE DU CHIEN THENCE TO WASHINGTON CITY, 1829"

by Atwater, Caleb

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Octavo (8 1/2 by 5 1/4 inches) Columbus, Ohio: Published by the Author, Printed by Scott and Wright, 1833 and 1829. First Edition of "A Description .... ". Hardcover: full early original leather. 408 pages, two separate titles bound together as one book, with consistent, and uniform pagination, illustrated by 10 engraved plates (6 are fold out; plate 8 is misnumbered), and 6 woodcuts, and an appendix. Good condition: original early full leather binding, showing minimal wear, with title "Western Antiquities" in gilt lettering on red leather label on spine. Some foxing, nominal staining to margins mostly to the last pages of second title - not affecting the text, which is readable and intact; old rubber stamp of previous owner's name on front fly leaf, same name in faint pencil below title on title page, faint pencil marks to last fly leaf, top edge stained blue.

An early study of the ethnology, and anthropology of the Ohio Valley. The plates reflect the author's focus on Indian mounds. Also included… Read More
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Ye SMOKIANA Historical, Ethnographical
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Ye "SMOKIANA" Historical, Ethnographical

by Pritchett, R. T.

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Small Quarto (9 1/2 X 7 inches) London: Bernard Quaritch, 1890. First Edition. 101 + (1) pages, almost 50 lithographic plates (more than 35 printed with color), quarter leather binding over cloth boards, front cover embossed with title, author, and publisher in gilt; back cover similarly embossed in gilt with "Ye Pipes of all Nations A. D. Up to Date," and gilt bust of a soldier in cap and tunic in the form of a pipe bowl. Very good condition, minimal wear to spine; age toning in margins of plates, but not affecting images or contents.

A beautiful book: "A collection of national smoking practices and illustrations of smoking paraphernalia," with descriptive text.
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