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De la Democratie en Amerique. Treizieme Edition. In Two Volumes

by de Tocqueville, Alexis

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Published
1850
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Very Good Plus
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13th Edition
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Paris: Pagnarre, Editeur, 1850. viii, 512; viii, 476 pages. Two volumes finely bound in contemporary calf, the backs ornately gilt, marbled end papers and edges. With the bookplates of Francis Scawen Blunt, Esq., the father of British poet and author Wilfrid Scawen Blunt. Very Good Plus, a few marginal pencil marks noted, the boards lightly soiled, widely scattered toning,… Read more
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Carey's Franklin Almanac for the Year 1810

by Abraham Shoemaker;

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Published
1809
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Very Good
Edition
First Printing
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Philadelphia: Printed for Mathew Carey, Lydia R. Bailey, Printer, No. 10, North Alley, 1809. SCARCE. Very Good, scattered toning and spotting. Stitched, 48 unnumbered pages : illustrations. No other copies for any years found in current commerce. RBH notes last 1810 copy at auction in 1918, previous copies for other years in 2005 and then 1964. Shaw & Shoemaker,; 17151.… Read more
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{Rowland Hazard's copy} The History of Warwick, Rhode Island, Settlement in 1642 to the Present Time

by Fuller, Oliver Payson

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Published
1875
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Providence, RI: Angell, Burlingame & Co., 1875. Rowland Hazard's copy of this uncommon history. his bookplate front paste down. Rowland Hazard (1801-1888) prominent Rhode Island industrialist, politician, author and abolitionist, whose lineage traces back to one of the nine founding settlers of Newport. Very Good Plus, vi, 380 pp. with errata slip tipped in, original brown cloth, small chips to… Read more
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Report on the Exploration of the Yellowstone River

by Raynolds, Bvt. Brig. Gen. W. F.

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Published
1868
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1868. Original gilt lettered cloth, with large folding "Map of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers and their Tributaries, explored by Capt. W.F. Raynolds Topl. Engres. and 1st Lieut. H.E. Maynadier 10th Inft. Assistant.", 178 pages. 40th Congress, 1st Session, Senate Ex. Doc. 77. Very Good, 1/4" loss of cloth at head of spine and… Read more
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(Lincoln) A Child's History of the United States. In Three Volumes ( Including Vol. III. Part Second. History of the Great Rebellion.)

by Bonner, John

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Published
1866
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
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New York: Harper & Brother Publishers, 1866. xx, 17-308, [2],317, [5], 14-367, [1] p. Index, p. [359]-367. Illustrated with engravings. Three volumes in publisher's original olive cloth ornately stamped in gilt, pale peach end papers. Near Fine, light wear at spine ends and corners, title leaf Vol. I detached, first peach end papers in Vols. I and III roughly removed,… Read more
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image of Family Records; Containing Memoirs of Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, K.B., Lieutenant E. W. Tupper, R.N., and Colonel William De Vic Tupper, with Notices... To Which are Added The Life of Te-Cum-Seh, a Memoir of Col. Havilland Le Mesurier  &c

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Guernsey : Printed and Published By Stephen Barbet, 1835. With half-title, 2 (plate), [vii]-xii, 218 pp. Bound in original tan cloth, paper label at spine, original buff end papers. About Very Good, 3/8" loss of cloth top edge of spine, 1/4" loss at base, half-title page with top 1/3 neatly excised, Contents page detached, foxing mostly associated with 3… Read more
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A History of Base Hospital 32 [ Including Unit R }

by Hitz, Benjamin D., Edited and Compiled by; with Photographic Illustrations by Charles S. Stough et al.

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Published
1922
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Indianapolis, IN: Edward Kahle Post No. 42 American Legion, 1922. Presentation Copy, RARE in dust jacket, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED at half-title -" To Irvington Post 38 American Legion Compliments Base Hospital Ass'n. Paul F. Ritter Secretary". Near Fine in original blue cloth, small discoloration front gutter, small corner crease to fold-out map. In RARE Near Fine dust jacket, spine a… Read more
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(Association Copy) The Plight of the Bituminous Coal Miner

by Morris, Homer Lawrence; Foreword by Joseph H. Willits

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Published
1934
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press/ H. Milford, Oxford University Press, 1934. RARE. First Edition in dust jacket. Association Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front fly leaf - "To Aunt Ann and Uncle Jim, in loving appreciation Homer L. Morris June 10, 1934". Near Fine, slight toning to end papers, in a Very Good dust jacket, small round… Read more
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image of (Presentation Copy)  Historical and Statistical Information, Reflecting the History, Condition, and Prospects of the Indian Tribes of the United States . Parts I, III, and IV

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Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Company, 1851. "Collected and prepared under the direction of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, per Act of Congress of March 3d, 1847." Presentation Copies of Parts I, III, and IV only, each part a First Edition, 1851, 1853, and 1854 published by Lippincott, Grambo & Company, Philadelphia . Part I SIGNED AND INSCRIBED "Prof. George… Read more
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image of History of the Old Cheraws: Containing an Account of the Aboriginies of the Pedee, the First White Settlement, Their Subsequent Progress, Civil Changes, the Struggle of the Revolution, and Growth of the Country Afterward, ... from About A.D.1730 to 1810

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New York: Richardson and Company , 1867. In original plum embossed cloth binding with pale yellow end papers, gilt lettering at spine dulled yet legible. Very Good, spine a bit sunned, hinges open yet holding quite well, small tears to cloth at head of spine. All four maps present and Fine. An unrestored copy in original binding, uncommon thus. From… Read more
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Letters and Notes on the Manners Customs and Condition of the North American Indians. In Two Volumes

by Catlin, Geo.(rge)

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Published
1841
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Published By the Author, at the Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly , 1841. "Written During Eight Years Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America in 1832, 33, 34, 35, 36. 37, 38, and 39. With 400 Illustrations carefully engraved from His Original Paintings." Two volumes in contemporary bright red cloth with decorations and lettering in gilt and black… Read more
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The Last Ninety Days of the War in North-Carolina

by Spencer, Cornelia Phillips

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Published
1866
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Very Good Minus
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Watchman Publishing Company, 1866. Very Good Minus in publisher's original brown cloth, dark brown end papers, 287, 4 pages publisher's ads. prior owner name in pencil on dark brown end papers, pencil inscription front white end page, 3/8" loss of cloth at head of spine, front hinge starting, cloth rubbed and faded, pages 12-13 with browned shadow from… Read more
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A Sammelband of Five Pamphlets Concerning Freedom of Speech, Published 1793 - 1800

by Various Authors

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Published
1793
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Very Good
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Philadelphia, New York, and London : Various, 1793. Five works in all, each bound without original wrappers, in order of binding: The Speech of Albert Gallatin, delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States on the first of March, 1798, upon the Foreign Intercourse Bill, 2nd Edition, with an Appendix [Philadelphia, Printed by Richard Folwell, 1798] 48 p.,… Read more
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A Defence of the Revolutionary History of the State of North Carolina from the Aspersions of Mr. Jefferson

by Jones, Jo. Seawell

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Published
1834
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Boston / Raleigh: Charles Bowen / Turner and Hughes , 1834. Presentation Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED at front paste down "Presented to Joseph Hyde Pratt 6/18/1926 Burnham S. Colburn", with the bookplate of Burnham Standish Colburn beneath the inscription. A great North Carolina Association Copy, Burnham Colburn assisted in organizing the Biltmore Estate Company which developed Biltmore Forest. He was… Read more
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(World War I) Historical Report of the Chief Engineer, Including All Operations of the Engineer Department, American Expeditionary Force 1917 --1919

by United States Army Chief Engineer

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Published
1919
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Washington, D.C.: War Department, Government Printing Office , 1919. 437 pages with over 100 maps (many fold-out), photographs, charts, tables and plans. Near Fine, cloth a bit dulled, bottom edge of rear cover with paint smudges. With RARE errata slip laid in. Uncommon in such lovely collectible condition. . First Edition. Embossed Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo… Read more
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The State Highway System of North Carolina

by Brown, Cecil Kenneth

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Published
1931
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Press, 1931. Presentation Copy, with slip pasted to front end page -"With the Compliments of The University of North Carolina Press Chapel Hill", above which the ownership signature of Joseph Hyde Pratt, noted North Carolina geologist, conservationist, civic and state leader, and activist in the North Carolina Good Roads Association. Near… Read more
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The Conspiracy Trials of 1826 and 1827; A Chapter in the Life of Jacob Barker

by Barker, Jakob; Introduction by R. D. Turner

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Published
1864
Condition
Very Good Minus
Edition
First Edition
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Philadelphia: George W. Childs , 1864. SCARCE. In original pebbled brown cloth, gilt back, Very Good Minus, early prior owner names front 2 end papers, lacking rear blank end papers, scattered toning. 328 pages, complete with portrait frontis. . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good Minus. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Pre-Historic America

by Marquis De Nadaillac; Translated by N. D'Anvers ; Edited by W. H. Dall

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Published
1893
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Near Fine
Edition
Revised American Edition
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1893. vii, 566 pages with 219 illustrations in text. Dated 1884 copyright page, 1893 title page. SCARCE in any edition in current commerce. Near Fine in original brown cloth with gilt lettering and decorations, top edge gilt, from the collection of Joseph Hyde Pratt, noted North Carolina geologist, conservationist, and state and local civic… Read more
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The Celebration of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Primitive Organization of the Congregational Church and Society, of Franklin, Connecticut, October 14th, 1868

by Edited by Ashbel Woodward; Historical Sermon by Franklin C. Jones

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Published
1869
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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New Haven: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, Printers, 1869. RARE in current commerce, a copy last seen at auction 1969 (RBH). 151 pages, 4 portraits, one folded map. Contains (pp. 46-48) Indian Names (in Connecticut) by J. Hammond Trumbull. Very Good Plus, light soiling and rubbing to cloth, some toning at end papers and associated with plates, a period newspaper clipping… Read more
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The Fishes of North Carolina, Volume II

by Smith, Hugh M.

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Published
1907
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey , 1907. SCARCE in current commerce. xi, 453, (1) pages, with 21 plates, 16 of them color lithograph plates of fish, and 188 figures in text. E.M. Uzzell and Co., Raleigh, printers and binders. Very Good Plus, no jacket, bound in red cloth with gilt lettering., cloth a bit faded… Read more
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