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Gentleman from Ohio, The.
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Gentleman from Ohio, The.

By Stokes, Louis (1925-2015) with David Chanoff.

Columbus: Trillium imprint of Ohio State University Press, (2016). Illustrated by b&w centerfold photos pp. 101-24. First (N1) edition. Black cloth. 8vo. pp. xxi, 257. Index. Fine/In like jacket/No price in mylar. No flaws, marking or ownership. Foreword by Congressman John Lewis. "...American attorney, civil rights pioneer and politician, serving 15 terms in the United States House of Representatives and the first African American congressman elected in the state of Ohio. He was one of the Cold War-era chairmen of the House Intelligence Committee, headed the Congressional Black Caucus, and was the first African American on the House Appropriations Committee..." ISBN: 9780814213124..

$30.00

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS. The Pope in Great Britain.
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ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS. The Pope in Great Britain.

By Bishop, James, Ed.

London: ILN and Sketch Ltd, June 1982. Illustrated by Colour & b&w. First edition. Stapled wraps. 4to. pp. 114. Very Good. Light wear and soil. Battle for the Falklands, Canaletto paintings, Inside Wormwood Scrubs, London's Bridges, Cambridgeshire, Fighting Slavery Today, Lessons of South Florida, Health-farm Holiday, and wonderful period adversisements..

$20.00

Critical History of The Life of David, A New Edition, A.
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Critical History of The Life of David, A New Edition, A.

By Chandler, S. (Samuel) Rev 1693-1766.

Oxford: At The University Press, 1853. First edition. c.1762. Hand-dyed acid free J. Hewit calf half binding over original (over-dyed) marbled boards with 4 raised bands, leather headbands, black gilt stamped spine title, new Nepalese Lokta Paper (Mulberry Paper) endpapers. 8vo. pp. xiv, 588, [4] Oxford Catalogue. Very Good. Oval library stamp of Newton Theological Seminary with several pen dates. "...A Man After God's Own Heart in Four Books". Scarce expository treatment and rebuttal of the Biblical David in response to several ministers in religious debate (Bayle and Noorthhouck?)..

$250.00

Drawn from New England, Tasha Tudor, A Portrait in Words and Pictures.
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Drawn from New England, Tasha Tudor, A Portrait in Words and Pictures.

By Tudor, Bethany.

New York: Philomel, (1981). Second printing edition. c.1979. Oblong cloth covered boards. Oblong 8vo. pp. 95, [2]. Very Good/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar. Traces of wear..

$100.00

"NONE BUT THE BEST", or The Story of Three Pioneers: The Youth's Companion, Daniel Sharp Ford, C. A. Stephens .

By Harris, [Hattie] Louise 1903-93.

Providence, RI: Published by the C. A. Stephens Collection, Brown University, 1966. Illustrated by B&W text photos and reproductions. First edition. Brown Buckram, gilt spine and topboard print. 8vo. pp. 185. Near Fine. Traces of cover rub, internally read but fine (no marking or ownership). Nathaniel Willis and Asa Rand founded The Youth's Companion in 1827. The publication ran until 1927 when it merged with American Boy in 1929. Cambridge, Ma born Ford took over the Companion in 1857 and supplemented financial shortcomings by selling flags to public schools. The original Pledge of Allegiance appeared in the 9/8/1892 issue. Maine born writer and physician Stephens was a primary contributor (of about 1500 stories) which helped fund his Boston University medical school education. ..

$20.00

Biographical Sketches of the State Officers and Members of the Legislature of the State of New York in 1862 and '63
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Biographical Sketches of the State Officers and Members of the Legislature of the State of New York in 1862 and '63

By Murphy, William. D.

Albany, NY: Printed for the Author, 1863. Illustrated by Tissue frontis. First edition. Original green blind stamped cloth, pink eps. 12mo. pp. 437. Very Good. Copy of James A. Bell. Sunned spine, internally near fine. Members of the Assembly, Assembly Standing Committees, Officers of the Senate and Assembly, Reporters for both years..

$15.00

John Greenleaf Whittier, A Biography.
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John Greenleaf Whittier, A Biography.

By Woodwell, Roland H. 1900-.

: Published by the Trustees of The John Greenleaf Whittier Homestead, Haverill MA by DBL Commercial Printers, (1985). Illustrated by bw frontis, photographs and reproductions. First edition. Green cloth, gilt print. Large 8vo. pp. [x], 636. Notes, Index. Very Good/In like jacket/Clipped price in mylar. Lengthy gift inscription from Whittier's Birthplace Christmas 1985 (no last name). Traces wear to binding and toning to pages in bright jacket with several closed tears and small chip. Oversize..

$30.00

Life and Letters of Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829-69)
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Life and Letters of Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829-69)

By Hensel, Octavia [pseud. Mary Alice Ives Seymour] 1837-97.

Boston: Oliver Ditson Co, 1870. First (SD) edition. Original burgundy cloth, beveled boards, brown eps, teg, new parchment label. 8vo (17.5cm). pp. 213, [1], [2] ads. Very Good. Slightly sunned spine, stain to front pastedown, quill owner "Brookfield 1876". Internally near fine with trace foxing. Pupil and friend to American virtuoso pianist and composer..

$60.00

William Winston Seaton of the "National Intelligencer," A Biographical Sketch. With Passing Notices of His Associates and Friends.
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William Winston Seaton of the "National Intelligencer," A Biographical Sketch. With Passing Notices of His Associates and Friends.

By [Seaton, Josephine, et al b.1822].

Boston: James R. Osgood (University Press), 1871. First (SD) edition. Original brown blind-stamped cloth with gilt print spine, original brown eps. 12mo (19.5cm). pp. 385. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Cap crushing, old board crease to back pastedown, one corner chip rear ffep; pencil owner. Penned mostly by daughter, Josephine. Proprietor of National Intelligencer 1812-20 with brother-in-law Joseph Gales; 42 volumes of the Annals of Congress 1834Ð1856 with Gales; 29 volumes Registers of Debates in Congress 1827-37 with Gales; Mayor of Washington 1840-50..

$75.00

Story of the Peasant-Boy Philosopher; or, "A Child Gathering Pebbles on the Sea-Shore" (founded on the early life of Ferguson, The Shepherd-Boy Astronomer, and intended to show how a poor lad became acquainted with the principles of natural science, The.
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Story of the Peasant-Boy Philosopher; or, "A Child Gathering Pebbles on the Sea-Shore" (founded on the early life of Ferguson, The Shepherd-Boy Astronomer, and intended to show how a poor lad became acquainted with the principles of natural science, The.

By Mayhew, Henry 1812-87.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1870. Illustrated by b/w plates and text figures. Later edition. c.1854 London; c.1856 New York. Original green blind-stamped cloth, gilt decorated spine, backstrip tightened with new acid free endpapers. 16mo (17cm). pp. 500. Very Good. Light wear to binding and corners, foxing starting. Biography loosely based on Scottish Astronomer, instrument and globe maker, James Ferguson 1710-76 from co-founder of Punch magazine..

$35.00

Kronprins Olav, Kronprinsesse MŠrtha et album til minne om bryllupshilsen 21 Mars 1929

By Maud, H. M. Dronning.

Oslow: N. W. Damm & Son, 1929. Illustrated by Sepia photographs throughout. First edition. Color card cover saddle bound with tassel cord. 4to. pp. [unpaginated]. Good. Toned cover with short tears, binding acid free repairs. Short bios and photographic album of Crown Prince Olav and Crown Princess Martha of Norway..

$20.00

Correspondence of Francis Parkman and Henry Stevens, 1845-1885. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Volume 57, Part 6 (complete, The.
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Correspondence of Francis Parkman and Henry Stevens, 1845-1885. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Volume 57, Part 6 (complete, The.

By Buechler, John, Ed.

Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1967. First edition. Printed stapled wraps. 4to. pp. 36. Very Good. Toned/sunned cover, internally near fine (no writing or ownership). Rear period society publication list..

$15.00

VINTONS AND THE KARENS. Memorials of Rev. Justus H. Vinton and Calista H. Vinton, The.
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VINTONS AND THE KARENS. Memorials of Rev. Justus H. Vinton and Calista H. Vinton, The.

By Luther, Calista V.

Boston: W. G. Corthell (Rand Avery & Co.), 1880. Illustrated by Double port tissue frontis, one music notation and 9 b&w plates. First edition. Original decorated green cloth with gilt stamped spine, floral endpapers. 12mo. pp. 252, [2] blank. Very Good. Cap and corner wear, slight cock. Intriguing Baptist Missionary work of Justus Hatch Vinton (1806-58) and Calista Holman Vinton (1807-64) among the Karen People in Burmah. Laid in is a crumpled period marking ribbon and folded (22.5x13cm) broadside: Cutler, Rev. Theo. L. "Happy New Year!", No. 13. New York: National Temperance Society. Scarce..

$200.00

ABROAD WITH JANE.

By Martin, Edward Stanton 1855-1922.

(Boston): Privately Printed (D. B. Updike, The Merrymount Press), 1918. Illustrated by engraved subject tissue frontis "after Rembrandt". First thus edition. c.1914 Charles Scribner's Sons; c.1918 author. Quarter black cloth stamped gilt over marbled boards, uncut. Inscribed by "To Charlotte Fiske from Uncle Ned, Dec. 28, 1918" on half-title. 12mo (<18cm). pp. [x], 119, [5] blank. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Last blank unopened, traces of edgewear to binding. A dedicated abroad with mother, Mary Jane Herman Martin 1820-70 incribed to poetess niece, Chrlotte Fiske Bates 1838-1916 (Woodbines in October)..

$100.00

Secret File on John Birch, The.

By Hefley, James & Marti.

Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc, March 1980. Illustrated by b&w photographs and line drawn maps. Stated first printing edition. Illustrated wraps. 8vo (21cm). pp. 231. Near Fine. Minor cover wear and previous pastor ink stamp ffep. John Morrison Birch (1918-45), Baptist missionary and American Intelligence officer WWII, shot in China; John Birch Society. ISBN: 0842358625..

$25.00

Virginia Woolf: Sources of Madness and Art.

By Love, Jean O.

Berkeley & London: University of California Press, (1977). First edition. Purple cloth, black print spine. Inscribed by "For Michael Reidy, With every good wish, Jean O. Love P.S. Thanks for your interest, May 15, 1978". Medium 8vo. pp. xiv, 379. Notes, Selected References, Index. Very Good+/In like jacket/No price in mylar. Heel rubbed on book and jacket. Originally intended to be part one of a biography based on Woolf family documents through Virginia's 25th year. ISBN: 0520033582..

$125.00

UHLAND'S LEBEN. Ein Gedenkbuch fur das deutsche Volk.
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UHLAND'S LEBEN. Ein Gedenkbuch fur das deutsche Volk.

By Gihr, Dr. Johannes.

Stuttgart: Verlag von A. Kroner, 1864. First edition. Pebble cloth backed illustrated paper covered boards. 8vo. pp. 381, [1] blank, [1]. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Spine sunned, limp corners, toning and chipping to paper binding. Foxing starting internally. Johann Ludwig Uhland 1787-1862..

$50.00

Soldier of Peace: The Life of Yitzhak Rabin. Unabridged 14 cassettes read by Geoffrey Howard [pseud. Ralph Cosham].
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Soldier of Peace: The Life of Yitzhak Rabin. Unabridged 14 cassettes read by Geoffrey Howard [pseud. Ralph Cosham].

By Kurzman, Dan [Halperin] 1922-2010.

[MD]: [Books On Tape, Inc., Random House], [1999]. First thus edition. [c.1998 HarperCollins, book] Audio Book #5022. boxed cassettes. 21 hours. As New. Unopened in original shrink wrap. "This landmark look at the slain Israeli leader describes in detail Rabin's evolution from desert warrior to pioneering peacemaker". ISBN: 0736646418..

$40.00

Sermon, Preached at Haverhill (Mass.) in Remembrance of Mrs. Harriet Newell, wife of the Rev. Samuel Newell, Missionary to India, who died at the Isle of France, Nov. 30, 1812, aged 19 years to which are added Memoirs of her life, Third Edition, A.
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Sermon, Preached at Haverhill (Mass.) in Remembrance of Mrs. Harriet Newell, wife of the Rev. Samuel Newell, Missionary to India, who died at the Isle of France, Nov. 30, 1812, aged 19 years to which are added Memoirs of her life, Third Edition, A.

By Woods, Leonard 1774-1854.

: Printed by Samuel T. Armstrong, 1814. Illustrated by port frontis. Stated 3rd edition. Full brown calf, burgundy spine title. 24mo. pp. 250, [2] ads, [2] blank. About Very Good. Head and corner chips to boards, rear joint cracked and front starting, owner stamp. First several pages have old dampstain. Woods was the first professor at Andover Theological Seminary and established the American Tract Society, American Education Society, Temperance Society and American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Mission. Harriet Newell 1793-1812 married one of the founders of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions and died in her first year of service in India. Harriet kept a journal beginning at 13 and was close friend of Ann Judson..

$75.00

CROSSING THE RIVER:  A Memoir of the American Left, the Cold War, and life in East Germany.
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CROSSING THE RIVER: A Memoir of the American Left, the Cold War, and life in East Germany.

By Grossman, Victor (Stephen Wechsler).

Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press, (2003). Illustrated by 8 page centerfold of b&w photographs. First edition. Illustrated stiff wraps. Inscribed by "24 September 2003. To Rita and Bo: From one German-American couple to another - both with ties to Harvard. I hope you like it, Steve Wechsler (aka Victor Grossman). 8vo. pp. 328. Near Fine. Slight corner bump. Afterword by Mark Solomon, professor of history emeritus Simmons College. One man's unique chronicle of the 20th century. ISBN: 1558493859..

$100.00

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