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The Mother of Clubs

by Severance, Caroline M. Seymour

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Published
1906
Edition
First
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First edition. Octavo. Frontispiece portrait and three b/w halftone photographs. Introduction by Ella Giles Ruddy. Rose L. Ellerbe assistant editor. Original gilt stamped green cloth. No dust jacket. Very good (few stains). 191 pages. Signed and inscribed on front free endpaper: "To my dear friend, Mrs. W. W. Stilson, with the high regard of C. M. Severance, 806 W. Adams, June… Read more
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First edition (so stated). Octavo. Edited by Margery Bailey. 8 illustrations. Original black cloth stamped in silver, uncut. No dust jackets. Very good. No signatures or bookplates. 2 volumes. Publisher's silver slipcase.
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A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and Commercial Navigation

by McCulloch, J. R.

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Published
1844
Condition
Good+
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Revised edition. Thick octavo. Illustrated with large folding world map and four folding other maps. ¾ brown morocco over marbled boards, t.e.g. No dust jacket. Includes chapters on New York; wine; Corn Laws; tea; insurance; wool. Good (joints and corners rubbed). 1,378 pages. John Gibbons copy with his signature. Printed by A. Spottiswoode, London. Extra shipping required.
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In Old New York

by Janvier, Thomas A.

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Published
1922
Condition
Very Good
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$70.00

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Later printing with code H-X. Octavo. Illustrated with 13 maps, 55 woodcuts and drawings by Howard Pyle and W. A. Rogers. Original green pictorial cloth with gilt windmill design. In the rare dust jacket with color illustration and original $3.50 price. Very good (few nicks; chips; stains). 285 pages; 2 pages of ads for Mark Twain titles; Howard Pyle; Margaret… Read more
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Short Selling: Theory and Practice. As Used By Traders In Foreign Exchange – Commodities – Securities

by Taylor, Owen

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Published
1933
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$175.00

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First edition. Octavo. Original orange textured wrappers, black cloth spine. No dust jacket. Very good. 32 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Uncommon. Previous owner's stamp of H. Wilder Osborne, 629 So. Hill Street, Los Angeles, Calif. Vandike 1515 on title page.
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Good Manners

by [ETIQUETTE]. ANON

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3rd Edition
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$55.00

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New York, The Butterick Publishing Company, Ltd., 1889.. Third edition. 8vo. Frontispiece vignette of a couple in 18th century dress. Original gilt stamped dark green cloth, floral patterned endpapers (slight rubbing to spine ends and corners). Very good. 392 pages. No dust jacket. No signatures or bookplates. Metropolitan Culture Series. Contains chapters on household civilities, letters of introduction, invitations, dining,… Read more
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3 5/8" x 2 1/4". Printed in red on heavy blue stock. Founded by Dr. Leopole Damrosch. William H. Cooke, President. William B. Tuthill, Secretary.. No Binding. Very Good.
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Vintage Original Cabinet Photograph

by BEECHER, HENRY WARD

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$65.00

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(not signed) on a 1/2 length shot of Henry Ward Beecher dressed in a dark coat, silk bow tie, white shirt. Photograph is by Mason and is on the original stiff photographer's mount. 4 1/4" x 6 5/8"; very good (minor signs of handling; traces of previous mounting on the back); circa 1890. No imprint on the back.. No Binding.… Read more
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Autograph

by RIDGWAY, GENERAL M.B

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on First-Day Cover for the 6 cent 50 Years of Service Disabled American Veterans stamp (Scott #1421), no cachet, postmarked Montgomery, AL, May 24, 1970, Signed by M.B. Ridgway, General USA (Ret). 6 1/2" x 3 3/4". Very good. Provenance from the estate of Adrian Fagan.. Signed by Author(s). No Binding. Very Good.
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Vintage Original Photograph Signed

by PENZIAZ, Arno

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$125.00

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("Arno Penziaz") in blue ink on 1/2 length portrait of Arno Penziaz wearing a dark pin striped suit, long silk tie, white shirt, looking into the camera. Photograph is on single weight stock; 5" x 7"; very good (minor signs of handling). Boldly signed: "Arno Penziaz". Signed by Author(s). No Binding. Very Good.
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Autograph Letter Signed

by PARKMAN, Francis

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("F. Parkman") in black fountain pen ink, Boston, January 4, 1888, on bifold leaf watermarked "Hurd's Handmade", 4 3/8" x 6 7/8", 2 pages. Fine (minor signs of handling; pin holes and traces of previous mounting at centerfold). To Mr. Pickering: "I am greatly obliged by your valuable gift of the Life of John Pickering, your grandfather. In looking over… Read more
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Autograph

by REASONER, HARRY

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on First-Day Cover for the 20 cent George Washington stamp (Scott # 1952), pictorial cachet, postmarked Mount Vernon, VA, February 22, 1982, Signed by Harry Reasoner. 6 1/2" x 3 3/4". Very good. Provenance from the estate of Adrian Fagan.. Signed by Author(s). No Binding. Very Good.
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Albumen Vintage Cabinet Photograph

by TYNDALL, John

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(not signed) on a 1/2 length full face portrait of John Tyndall with a white beard. Photograph is on the original stiff photographer's mount by Mr. Barraud, 263 Oxford St. W. London. 4 1/4" x 6 1/2". Imprint on the back. Very good, ca. 1880.. No Binding. Very Good.
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Passages: Predictable Crises of Adult Life

by SHEEHY, Gail

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1st Edition
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$12.50

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New York, E.P. Dutton & Co. [1976].. First edition (so stated), but later printing. Thick 8vo. Dust jacket (price clipped; small nicks). Very good. 393 pages. No signatures or bookplates.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Vintage Original Photograph Signed

by PROKHOROV, Alexander

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Very Good
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("A. Prokhorov") in blue ink on 1/2 length portrait of Alexander Prokhorov wearing a dark suit, long tie, white shirt, looking to the left of the camera. Photograph is on single weight stock; 4 3/8" x 6 1/4"; very good (minor signs of handling). Signed and dated: "A. Prokhorov 22-05-90".
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Membership ticket for the Clergy Club

by [COOKE, William H.]

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[New York] 1888.. 3 5/8" x 2 1/4". Printed in black and gold on heavy purple stock. Signed by Henry Moffett for secretary.. No Binding. Very Good.
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Vintage Original Photograph Signed

by ROHRER, Heinrich

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$150.00

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("Henri Rohrer") in blue ink on 1/2 length portriat of Heinrich Rohrer wearing a dark shirt, smiling, looking into the camera. Photograph is on single weight stock; 5" x 7"; very good (minor signs of handling), ca. 1987. Boldly signed: "Henri Rohrer". Signed by Author(s). No Binding. Very Good.
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Java and Its Challenge

by BROOKS, Elizabeth Harper

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Pittsburg, A Mission Study Course For the Pittsburg Conference Young People [1911].. 8vo. Illustrated with a two page frontispiece map and 17 pages of b/w halftone photographs. 1 page introduction by W.F. Oldham. Original black stamped blue cloth (stain to back cover). Very good. 196 pages. Previous owner's pencil signatures dated 1914 on the front free endpaper (not the author's).… Read more
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New York, D. Appleton-Century Company, 1939.. First American edition. 8vo. 1 page preface by the author. Frontispiece and 31 b/w plates. Original gilt stamped blue pebbled cloth. Very good. 400 pages. No dust jacket. Bookplate of Irish prelate Vincent Lloyd Russell on the front pastedown.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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The King Incorporated: Leopold II in the Age of Trusts

by ASCHERSON, Neal

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1st Edition
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London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd. [1963].. First edition (so stated). 8vo. Dust jacket (price clipped; few tiny nicks). Very good. 310 pages. Bookplate of Irish prelate Vincent Lloyd Russell on the front pastedown.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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