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image of Three Photographs of the Sporting Library of William T. Hornaday, director of the New York Zoolological Park, showing his library shelves, woth mounted trophies of American Bison, Big Horn Sheep, Pronghorn Antelope, and Elk, as well as the wraparound mural of American outdoor scenes above the shelves, and paintings of Western scenes

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[New York, 1896. Three photographs, mounted on card, showing approx 270º of the library room. Fine in quarter green morocco dropbox. Three photographs, mounted on card, showing approx 270º of the library room. Photographs of the private library of sportsman, conservationist and naturalist William Temple Hornaday, ca. 1896, when he had just assumed the post of director of… Read more
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$950.00
image of Tight Lines and a Happy Landing

Tight Lines and a Happy Landing

by Duncan, Alexander E., and John E. Semmes

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1937
Condition
Original tan boards, green cloth spine
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Limited to 300 copies of which this is number 297
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$350.00

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Anticosti: Reese Press, Baltimore, 1937. Limited to 300 copies of which this is number 297. Illustrated with 19 black and white photographs, 2 maps and 8 humorous drawings, 2 charts. 46, [1]pp. Typography by Maran. 1 vols. 8vo. Original tan boards, green cloth spine. Limited to 300 copies of which this is number 297. Illustrated with 19 black… Read more
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image of America at the Polls. A Handbook of American Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964

America at the Polls. A Handbook of American Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964

by (INSCRIBED TO HEDLEY DONOVAN CEO OF TIME-Life) Scammon, Richard M, compiler

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Published
1965
Condition
Blue cloth. In VG dj
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$250.00

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Pittsburgh: Uni=versity of Pittsburgh Pess Governmental Affairs Institute, 1965. 521pp. 4to. Blue cloth. In VG dj. 521pp. 4to. "For Hedlayt (sic0Donovan with the hope he will now be able to make (in) accurate election bets, Dick Scammon.
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image of The Political Censor; or Review of the Most interesting Political Occurrences relative to the United States. By Peter Porcupine

The Political Censor; or Review of the Most interesting Political Occurrences relative to the United States. By Peter Porcupine

by [Cobbett, William

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Published
1796
Condition
Half blue calf, small repair to upper outer edge of title-page and last leaf, text limp. VEry Good
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$250.00

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Philadelphia: Printed for, and sold by William Cobbett, North Second Street, 1796. 79, [1]pp. 8vo. Half blue calf, small repair to upper outer edge of title-page and last leaf, text limp. VEry Good. 79, [1]pp. 8vo. Gaines 20a; Evans 302225; Pearl 15
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image of Rural Rides in the Southern, Western and Eastern Counties of England, together with Tours in Scotland and in the Northern and Midland Counties of England, and Letters from Ireland. With Vignettes and a Map of Cobbett's Country

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London: Peter Davies, 1930. One of 1000 srts. Illustrrated with 33 vignettes by John Nash and map endpapers by A.E. Taylor. 3 vols. 4to. Quarter cloth and marbled paper over boards. Very Good. Nash, John. One of 1000 srts. Illustrrated with 33 vignettes by John Nash and map endpapers by A.E. Taylor. 3 vols. 4to. Pearl 167 … Read more
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Album of a deer hunt on Eagle Lake, 1938

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Published
1938
Condition
Brown blindstamped photograph album, string ties. Laid into a quarter maroon morocco and cloth dropbox. Fine
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$600.00

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Eagle Lake, 1938. With 18 photographs (4 1/2 x 3 1.4 inches) mounted to the recto and verso of album sheets, each captioned in white. 10 leaves. Oblong 8vo (7 x 10 inches). Brown blindstamped photograph album, string ties. Laid into a quarter maroon morocco and cloth dropbox. Fine. With 18 photographs (4 1/2 x 3 1.4 inches)… Read more
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image of Atlas of the Towns of Topsfield, Ipswich, Essex, Hamilton and Wenham. Essex County, Massachusetts

Atlas of the Towns of Topsfield, Ipswich, Essex, Hamilton and Wenham. Essex County, Massachusetts

by (Massachusetts)

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Published
1910
Condition
Half leather and green cloth, covers blocked in blind and titled gilt, spine perished
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$1,000.00

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Boston: Walker Lithograph & Publishing Co, 1910. 35 double-page colored mapsheets. Early pencil annotations. Half leather and green cloth, covers blocked in blind and titled gilt, spine perished. 35 double-page colored mapsheets. Early pencil annotations.
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image of The 1907 Hunt of the Forest City Hunting Club In the Wilds of Northern Maine...compiled by H.E. Doty

The 1907 Hunt of the Forest City Hunting Club In the Wilds of Northern Maine...compiled by H.E. Doty

by Potter, Arthur G., and U.J. Smith, etc.

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
First edition
Condition
Original burgundy cloth gilt. About fine
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$600.00

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privately printed: 1908], First edition. Frontispiece and plates after photographs. 111pp. [Cleveland, Ohio. Original burgundy cloth gilt. About fine. Frontispiece and plates after photographs. 111pp. [Cleveland, Ohio. An uncommon work. We haven't had it before. The contributors were all members of the Cleveland-based club, which took a three-week hunting trip to Maine each fall since the Club's incorporation… Read more
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image of Cobbett's Tour in Scotland; and in the Four Northern Counties of England: in the autumn of the year 1832

Cobbett's Tour in Scotland; and in the Four Northern Counties of England: in the autumn of the year 1832

by Cobbett, William

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1832
Condition
Pebbled red morocco and marbled boards, marbled edges. Black marker through institutional stamps on title-page. Booklabel of Wil
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First edition in book form, consisting of articles written for t
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$200.00

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London, 1832. First edition in book form, consisting of articles written for the Political Register in the autumn of 1832, with some added original material. 264pp. 12mo. Pebbled red morocco and marbled boards, marbled edges. Black marker through institutional stamps on title-page. Booklabel of William Safire. First edition in book form, consisting of articles written for the Political… Read more
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image of Abraham Lincoln by Samuel B. Waugh (1814-1885)

Abraham Lincoln by Samuel B. Waugh (1814-1885)

by (Lincoln, Abraham)

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Published
1941
Condition
Bound in full blue morocco, lettered in gilt, silk endpapers
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$400.00

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New York: Newhouse Galleries, 1941. Presentation manuscript, accomplished by Paul Hessemer for Newhouse Galleries, illustrated with a photographic portrait of the painting. With typed letters signed from E.J. Rousuck to Allan P. Kirby and a contemporary copy of a letter to John Hay Whitney offering the portrait. With the original label from an 1869 exhibition of the painting at… Read more
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image of Game Trails in Idaho and Alaska

Game Trails in Idaho and Alaska

by Carpenter, R.R.M.

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1940
Condition
Original blue cloth.VG
Edition
First edition, No. 256 of 400 copies
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$350.00

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Privately Printed, 1940. First edition, No. 256 of 400 copies. Illustrated with half-tones after photographs from nature by the author. 43pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original blue cloth.VG. First edition, No. 256 of 400 copies. Illustrated with half-tones after photographs from nature by the author. 43pp. 1 vols. 8vo. One of 400 Copies. Biscotti, p. 75
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image of The History of the White Mountains, from the First Settlement of Upper Coos and Pequaket. By Lucy, wife of Allen Crawford, Esq

The History of the White Mountains, from the First Settlement of Upper Coos and Pequaket. By Lucy, wife of Allen Crawford, Esq

by [Crawford, Lucy]

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1846
Condition
Original brown, gilt lettered cloth on upper cover, neatly rebacked and recased mounting the original covers to new boards, new
Edition
First Edition
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$600.00

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White Hills, 1846. First Edition. iv, [5]-204pp. 12mo. Original brown, gilt lettered cloth on upper cover, neatly rebacked and recased mounting the original covers to new boards, new endpapers. Toning and stray stains to title, marginal spotting, heavy to outer margins of a few leaves, a sound copy overall. First Edition. iv, [5]-204pp. 12mo. A scarce history with… Read more
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image of An Inaugural Discourse, delivered before the New-York Horticultural Society at their Anniversary Meeting, on the 31st of August, 1824

An Inaugural Discourse, delivered before the New-York Horticultural Society at their Anniversary Meeting, on the 31st of August, 1824

by Hosack, David

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Published
1824
Condition
Later brown cloth, title-page slightly chipped
Edition
First edition
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$400.00

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New York: Printed by J. Seymour, John-Street, 1824. First edition. 46pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Later brown cloth, title-page slightly chipped. First edition. 46pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed by Dr. Hosack. David Hosack (1769-1835), physician and botanist, founded in 1801 the Elgin Botanic Garden, the first public botanical garden in North America, on twenty acres on the site of… Read more
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image of The Big Gunpowder River Recreation Club Incorporated. Hoffmanville, Maryland

The Big Gunpowder River Recreation Club Incorporated. Hoffmanville, Maryland

by (Maryland)

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Published
1910
Condition
Original sage green printed wrappers, stapled
Edition
First edition
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$750.00

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[York, Pa: C. Arthur Lutz Co, 1910. First edition. Illustrations from photographs, map. Title page and text printed within red rule border. 40 pp. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo. Original sage green printed wrappers, stapled. First edition. Illustrations from photographs, map. Title page and text printed within red rule border. 40 pp. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo. Scarce promotional pamphlet… Read more
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image of My Senator And Me: A Dog's Eye View of Washington, D.C.

My Senator And Me: A Dog's Eye View of Washington, D.C.

by Kennedy, Edward M.

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
2006
Condition
Blue boards. Fine in fine dj
Edition
First edition
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$450.00

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New York: Scholastic Presss, 2006. First edition. Illustrated by David Small. 4to. Blue boards. Fine in fine dj. First edition. Illustrated by David Small. 4to. INSCRIBED TO ROBERT MCNAMARA. Inscribed by author on the ffep. "For Bob for the children in your life. E.M. Kennedy July '06.
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image of Mr. Fish and the Alabama Claims. A Chapter in Diplomatic History

Mr. Fish and the Alabama Claims. A Chapter in Diplomatic History

by Davis, J.C. Bancroft (1822-1907)

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1893
Condition
Publisher's green cloth. Bookplate of Henry Cabot Lodge
Edition
First edition
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$200.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1893. First edition. 158pp. 12mo. Publisher's green cloth. Bookplate of Henry Cabot Lodge. First edition. 158pp. 12mo. Inscribed on ffep: "H.C. Lodge-/from J.C.B.D./Dec-26-1893.
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image of Paper against Gold: containing the History and Mystery of the Bank of England

Paper against Gold: containing the History and Mystery of the Bank of England

by Cobbett, William

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
nd
Condition
Bound in modern crimson morocco and board, all edges uncut
Edition
Ninth Edition
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$300.00

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London: Printed and Published by Charles Clement, 269, Strand [Printed by W. Molineux], nd. Ninth Edition. viii, 470. Double columns. 8vo. Bound in modern crimson morocco and board, all edges uncut. Ninth Edition. viii, 470. Double columns. 8vo. First published in the Political register for 1810-15 and written whilre Cobbet wa in Newgate prison. Pearl 812
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image of Camping in the Rocky Mountains

Camping in the Rocky Mountains

by Fisher, J. R.

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Published
1880
Condition
Publisher's flexible purple cloth, stamped in gilt. Very good
Edition
First edition
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$600.00

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New York: Holt Brothers, 1880. First edition. 112pp. 8vo. Publisher's flexible purple cloth, stamped in gilt. Very good. First edition. 112pp. 8vo. A rare account of travels in Colorado in 1878, with lengthy descriptions of Denver and trips to Leadville, Colorado Springs, the Garden of the Gods, Monument Park, Grey's Peak and more, travelling by rail, narrow-gauge, horse… Read more
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image of Wigwam. The Oldest Fishing Club in the State of Colorado, with some History of Douglas and Jefferson Counties

Wigwam. The Oldest Fishing Club in the State of Colorado, with some History of Douglas and Jefferson Counties

by Mumey, Nolie

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1969
Condition
Cloth and boards. Fine
Edition
First edition, #225 of 350 sihgned
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$250.00

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Boulder, Colorado: Johnson Publishing Company, 1969. First edition, #225 of 350 sihgned. Illustrated by photographs and some color plates by David Whitlock. Includes slim volume of poetry in rear pocket. 248 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Cloth and boards. Fine. First edition, #225 of 350 sihgned. Illustrated by photographs and some color plates by David Whitlock. Includes slim volume… Read more
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image of The Scare-Crow; being an Infamous Letter, sent to John Oldden, threatening destruction to his house, and violence to the person of his tenant, William Cobbett, with remarks on the same

The Scare-Crow; being an Infamous Letter, sent to John Oldden, threatening destruction to his house, and violence to the person of his tenant, William Cobbett, with remarks on the same

by [Cobbett, William]

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1796
Condition
Modern blue boards. Titl-page with damage and loss without affecting any printing
Edition
Second Edition
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$250.00

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Philadelphia: Printed for, and sold by, William Cobbett North Second STreet, 1796. Second Edition. 23pp. 8vo. Modern blue boards. Titl-page with damage and loss without affecting any printing. Second Edition. 23pp. 8vo. Gaines 18c; Pearl 16; Evans 30232; Sabin 14016
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