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image of THE LAST YEARS OF DANIEL WEBSTER, A Monograph

THE LAST YEARS OF DANIEL WEBSTER, A Monograph

by Curtis, George Ticknor

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1878
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near Very Good binding
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$35.00

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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1878. Original Wrappers. near Very Good binding. Octavo. 55, [1] pp. First edition. As issued, stitched into stiff, printed wrappers. Wrappers are generally soiled and shelfworn with some minor chipping to the top corner of the front wrapper with corresponding chipping to the first few leaves; contents clean.
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image of THE CONFEDERATE STATES RAM, MERRIMAC OR VIRGINIA: The History of her Plan and Construction, and her Engagements with the United States Fleet, March 8 an 9, 1862

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Richmond: Heritage Press, 1907. Stapled Pamphlet. near Very Good binding. 12mo. 34, [2 (blank)] pp. First edition, thus; offprint from Southern Historical Society Papers. Stapled into printed, stiff wrappers. Covers are shelfwear with some closed tears and light chipping; staples have rusted; contents are clean. This edition printed after Newton's death, this copy is inscribed by his wife,… Read more
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image of BATTLES OF FREDERICKSBURG AND CHANCELLORSVILLE, VIRGINIA

BATTLES OF FREDERICKSBURG AND CHANCELLORSVILLE, VIRGINIA

by Fleming, V. M.

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1921
Condition
Good binding
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$125.00

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Richmond: W. C. Hill Printing Company, 1921. Stapled Pamphlet. Good binding. Octavo. 30, [2 (blank)] pp. First edition. Stamped into stiff, printed wrappers. Large closed tear to the fore-edge of the front wrappers; evidence of insect predation to the top margin of the last half of the textblock. "Fredericksburg, VA" stamp below the author's name on the front… Read more
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image of TYPOGRAPHIC EMBELLISHERS, Some Specimens from the Collection Used at the Adagio Press

TYPOGRAPHIC EMBELLISHERS, Some Specimens from the Collection Used at the Adagio Press

by Bahr, Leonard F.

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1967-68
Condition
Near Fine binding
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$95.00

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Harper Woods, MI: Adagio Press, 1967-68. Near Fine binding. Octavo. [24] pp. Limited edition, number 53 of 248 copies. As issued, sewn into stiff, printed wrappers; 2-page introduction followed by 22 pages of printed flourished, brackets, ornaments, and borders printed in black, gray, red, blue, and brown on heavy wove paper; colophon printed inside the rear wrapper.… Read more
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image of JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES, OF THE STATE OF VIRGINIA, FOR THE SESSION OF 1864-5

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Alexandria: D. Turner, Printer to the State, 1865. Original Sewn Wrappers. Good binding. Octavo. 83, [1 (blank)] pp. Stitched into blue, printed wrappers. Front wrapper nearly detached with loss at both corners; spine largely perished; rear wrapper is worn along the bottom edge with closed tears and creasing; light soiling; contents are toned, but clean. This captures the… Read more
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image of HENRICO PARISH IN THE DIOCESE OF VIRGINIA AND THE PARISHES DESCENDED THEREFROM

HENRICO PARISH IN THE DIOCESE OF VIRGINIA AND THE PARISHES DESCENDED THEREFROM

by Robinson, Morgan P.

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1935
Condition
Very Good binding
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$35.00

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Richmond: Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, 1935. Stapled Pamphlet. Very Good binding. Octavo. 36 pp. Offprint, reprinted from Virginia Magazine of History and Biography. Stapled into stiff wrappers. Wrappers are toned and soiled, contents are clean; with card laid in "With the Compliments of / Morgan P. Robinson."
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image of AN ADDRESS, DELIVERED BEFORE THE MASONIC FRATERNITY OF WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA, Nov. 15th, 1860.

AN ADDRESS, DELIVERED BEFORE THE MASONIC FRATERNITY OF WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA, Nov. 15th, 1860.

by Taliaferro, Edwin

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1861
Condition
Fair binding
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$95.00

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Richmond: Macfarlane & Fergusson, 1861. Soft Cover. Fair binding. Octavo. 31, [1 (blank)] pp.; p 31 is misnumbered, 32. First edition. Removed from nonce volume. Textblock is loose, final leaf is detached and a bit chipped on the top edge; generally soiled. A history of the Masons from their Biblical origins to European practitioners as well as… Read more
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image of NEW YORK IN THE BLIZZARD, being an Authentic and Comprehensive Recital of the Circumstances and Conditions which Surrounded the Metropolis in the Great Storm of March 12, 1888.

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New York: Rogers & Sherwood, 1888. Original Wrappers. Fair binding. Octavo. 39, [1 (blank)] pp. First edition, thus. As issued, stitched into orange printed wrappers. Wrappers are soiled with early dampstain and notably edgeworn with some chipping; several of the early leaves are dog-eared folded on the bottom corner. While it is not the most attractive copy of… Read more
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image of Cover Title | A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF TEXAS UNDER SIX FLAGS: United States, France under the Bourbons, Spain, Republic of Texas, Confederate States, Mexico

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Dallas: Southern Survey Service, 1933. Stapled Pamphlet. Very Good binding. Quarto. [12] pp. First edition. Stapled into printed, illustrated wrappers. Advertisement for the Texas Centennial Celebration, 1936 inside the front cover; laid in is a First Day Cover from the Exposition. An uncommon brochure likely issued in the lead up to the Centennial Exposition. Some soiling to the… Read more
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image of Cover Title | REMINISCENCES OF HIS CAPTURE AND ESCAPE FROM PRISON AND ADVENTURES WITHIN THE FEDERAL LINES by a Member of Mosby's Command, with a Narrative by a C. S. Naval Officer

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Richmond: Daniel Murphy, 1895. Original Wrappers. Good+ binding. Octavo. [2], 48 pp. First edition. In printed wrapper; title and imprint on the front cover. Both original wrappers are largely complete with 1/2" strip of loss near the spine and chipping at the extremities, but both have been backed in sympathetically colored paper; front wrapper has a notable… Read more
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image of Prospectus | Shakespeare Head Press] THE WHOLE WORKS OF HOMER, PRINCE OF POETS in his Iliads, and Odysses

Prospectus | Shakespeare Head Press] THE WHOLE WORKS OF HOMER, PRINCE OF POETS in his Iliads, and Odysses

by Homer | illustrations by John Farleigh; translated by George Chapman

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Published
1930
Condition
Very Good binding
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$45.00

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Oxford: Printed by the Shakespeare Head Press for Basil Blackwell, 1930. Original Wrappers. Very Good binding. Single bifolium (4 pp.). Prospectus for the 5-volume set issued by the Shakespeare Head Press in an edition of 500 copies on Batchelor's Shakespeare Head handmade paper printed with Bruce Rogers's Centaur type. This bifolium printed on the same paper as the… Read more
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image of SKETCH OF THE TWELFTH ALABAMA INFANTRY OF BATTLE'S BRIGADE, RODES' DIVISION, EARLY'S CORPS, OF THE ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA (Reprinted  from Southern Historical Society Papers, Vol. XXXIII)

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Richmond: Wm. Ellis Jones, 1906. Original Wrappers. Good binding. Octavo. 106 pp. First edition, thus. As issued, stapled in printed wrappers. This copy lacking the rear wrapper. Front wrapper worn with chipping to the edges; closed tear in the middle of the cover near the inner margin; front wrapper and last leaf are a bit soiled; some moisture… Read more
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image of AN ADDRESS ON THE LIFE, CHARACTER AND PUBLIC SERVICES, OF THE LATE HON. BENJAMIN WATKINS LEIGH, Delivered Before the Virginia Historical Society, at its Late [4th] Annual Meeting

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Richmond: Virginia Historical Society | printed by Macfarlane & Fergusson, 1851. Original Wrappers. Good binding. 12mo. 12 pp. Removed from nonce volume and lacking original printed wrappers, recently sewn through the notches to keep bifolium together. Ink drop stain to the outer margin of the fore-edge, not affecting any text, otherwise contents are clean. A brief sketch of… Read more
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image of Prospectus] THE SHAKESPEARE HEAD [PRESS] BRONTE

Prospectus] THE SHAKESPEARE HEAD [PRESS] BRONTE

by Bronte, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Condition
Very Good binding
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$20.00

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Oxford: Printed by the Shakespeare Head Press for Basil Blackwell. Original Wrappers. Very Good binding. Octavo. [4] pp. Single bifolium prospectus printed on all four pages. A nice announcement for the 20-volume Standard Library Editions of the works of the Brontes, printed by the Shakespeare Head Press. While the Press is most known for its fine press editions,… Read more
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image of THE LIFE AND CHARACTER OF ROBERT E. LEE. An Address to A. P. Hill Camp, C. V., Petersburg, Virginia, January 19th, 1901

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[Petersburg, VA]: Printed by Order of the Camp, 1901. Original Wrappers. Very Good binding. Octavo. [2], 23, [1 (blank)] pp. First edition. As issued, stitched into stiff, printed wrappers. Wrappers soiled with previous owner stamp of "Carter R. Bishop / Adjutant" on the top of the front cover. Contents are clean. Dornbusch II, 2916.
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image of OBSERVATIONS ON THE HISTORY OF VIRGINIA: A Discourse Delivered before the Virginia Historical Society, at their Eighth Annual Meeting, December 14, 1854

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Richmond: Virginia Historical Society | printed by Clemmitt & Fore, 1855. Original Wrappers. Very Good binding. 12mo. 48 pp. First edition. As issued, stitched into printed wrappers. Wrappers toned with some spotting and light chipping at the spine, but largely a clean and bright copy. Contents clean. The remarks relate largely to the colonial history of Virginia. Haynes… Read more
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image of WYNNE'S EDITION. RICHARDSON'S VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1861, Being the First After Bissextile, or Leap Year, the  Eighty-Fifth of American Independence.

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Richmond: for sale by George Watt & Co. | printed by Chas. H. Wynne, (1860). Original Sewn Wrappers. Good+ binding. 18mo. 35, [1] pp. Sewn into self wrappers with additional early sewn loop that serves as a pull tab; generally shelfworn with some separation to the wrapper at the bottom of the spine; nevertheless, a fairly well preserved… Read more
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image of Confederate Imprint] CONFEDERATE STATES ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1864, Being Bissextile, or Leap Year, and Fourth Year of the Independence of the Confederate State of America. Calculations Made at University of Alabama

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Published for the trade by Burke, Boykin & Co., Macon, GA | S.H. Goetzel, Mobile, AL, (1863). Original Sewn Wrappers. Good binding. 12mo. 20, [4 (ads)] pp. Confederate imprint. As issued, sewn into self wrappers. Top corner at the spine has suffered from predation with minimal affect to the text. Sabin notes that some copies, as this one… Read more
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image of WYNNE'S EDITION. RICHARDSON'S VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1860, Being Bissextile, or Leap Year, the  Eighty-Fourth of American Independence.

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Richmond: for sale by Wm. T. King | printed by Chas. H. Wynne, (1859). Original Sewn Wrappers. Good+ binding. 18mo. 35, [1] pp. Sewn into self wrappers with additional early stitching along the inner margin with sewn loop that serves as a pull tab; the early stitching pinches the inner margin and obscures a little bit of text;… Read more
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image of PROCEEDINGS OF A GRAND ANNUAL COMMUNICATION OF THE GRAND LODGE OF VIRGINIA, BEGUN AND HELD IN THE MASONS' HALL, IN THE CITY OF RICHMOND ON MONDAY, THE 11th DAY OF DECEMBER, 1865

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Richmond: Chas. H. Wynne, 1865. Original Sewn Wrappers. Very Good binding. Octavo. 114, [6 (In Memoriam)] pp. As issued, stitched into blue printed wrappers. A clean copy with a bit of wear at the spine, but largely well preserved. Contains general business of the Grand Lodge of Virginia including financials, membership, lodge list, etc.
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