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California on Stone

by Peters, Harry T.

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Published
1935
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First Edition
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$420.00

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Edition limited to 501 numbered copies, 451 of which were for sale. 227pp. Glazed linen stamped in black on the front panel, spine panel stamped in black and gold, brown laid endpapers. An important reference work on California lithography. With 112 illustrations, some of which are in… Read more
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image of Romantic Days in Old Boston. The Story of the City and of Its People During the Nineteenth Century. With Numerous Illustrations

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Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Centenary Edition (revised and with additions). Published to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Boston's graduation from town to city. xxi, 441pp. Green pictorial cloth stamped in black and lighter green on the front, and lettered in green on the spine. Frontispiece and illustrations. Pencil inscription on the recto of the… Read more
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$48.00
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Lincoln's Last Day. (John E. Boos' One of a Kind Copy)

by Starr, John W., Jr.

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$300.00

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company. Hardcover. 92pp printed on coated paper on the recto only. Half morocco over cloth, spine lettered in gold, all edges sprinked, red endpapers. John Boos' red ex-libris printed on the verso of the title. Lincoln's portrait is printed in red on the background of every fourth leaf. The illustrations differ from the original… Read more
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image of History of the Conquest of Peru, with a Preliminary View of the Civilization of the Incas. In Two Volumes

History of the Conquest of Peru, with a Preliminary View of the Civilization of the Incas. In Two Volumes

by Prescott, William Hickling

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Published
1847
Edition
First US Edition
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$420.00

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1847. First US Edition. Hardcover. Two volumes. xl, 527pp; xix, [i], 547pp. Contemporary full calf bindings ruled in gold on the covers, gilt decorations on the edges, spines with five raised bands, elaborately decorated in gilt, and with red and green calf labels lettered in gold, inner dentelles in blind, marbled edges and marbled… Read more
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image of Geography Made Easy: Being an Abridgement of the American Geography. Containing Astronomical Geography; Discovery and General Description of America; General View of the United States; Particular Accounts of the Thirteen United States of America, in Regard to Their Boundaries, Extent, River, etc.

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Boston: Printed by Samuel Hall, 1791. Third Edition. Hardcover. Third edition, corrected. viii, [1], 10-323pp. Contemporary full calf with label lettered in gold on the spine. With seven maps. Howes notes: "First American school geography and first American book describing the western country." Lacks frontispiece map of the world. The maps of the solar system, Earth, United States,… Read more
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$240.00
image of An Enquiry into the Law Merchant of the United States; or, Lex Mercatoria Americana, on Several Heads of Commercial Importance. Dedicated by Permission to Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States

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New York: Printed by Isaac Collins & Son, 1802. First Edition. Hardcover. Volume I (volume II was never published). xxxviii, [2], 648, clx pp. Recent half calf over paper covered boards, spine lettered and decorated in gold. Pages ix-xxxviii of the preface are bound at the end of book. The last seven pages of the index are missing. Some… Read more
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$360.00
image of The Life, Crime, and Capture of John Wilkes Booth, with a Full Sketch of the Conspiracy of Which He Was the Leader, and the Pursuit, Trial and Execution of His Accomplices

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New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, 1865. First Edition. Self-wraps. First issue published during the trial. iv, [5]-64 + 10 misnumbered pages of publisher's advertisements. Disbound, stitched. Two portrait frontispieces of John Wilkes Booth, two plates (the Garrett's House where Booth died and a map), and four in-text maps. Soiling and foxing to leaves, a few short closed tears to… Read more
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$900.00
image of An Interesting Account of the Voyages and Travels of Captains Lewis and Clarke, in the Years 1804-5, & 6. Giving a Faithful Description of the River Missouri and Its Source - of the Various Tribes of Indians Through Which They Passed - Manners and Customs - Soil - Climate - Commerce - Gold and Silver Mines - Animal and Vegetable Productions. Interspersed with Very Entertaining Anecdotes, and a Variety of Other Useful and Pleasing Information... To Which Is Added a Complete Dictionary of the Indian Tongue

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Baltimore: Printed and Published by P. Mauro, 1813. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition from this publisher. The second of the apocryphal editions printed in Baltimore, both reissues of the 1809 edition published in Philadelphia by Lester. xi, [i], [13]-266pp with several pagination errors, two blanks at the end. Contemporary full tree calf with black label lettered in gold on… Read more
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$2,400.00
image of An Exposure of the Malversations and Corruptions of the Executive Government & of Congress. Their Usurpations, Profligacies, Favoritism, Imbecility, Nepotism, Official Sinecures, and Neglect of Duties. The Robberies of the Indian Ring, the Railway Ring,  the National Bank Ring, the Bonded Debt Ring and the Eastern Protection Interest Ring; Amounting in All to One Hundred Million Dollars a Year

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Washington, DC: Published by the National Democratic Executive Resident Committee, 1872. First Edition. Ephemera. Folded sheet. 16pp. Library stamp and numbers in ink to top edge. A good copy. ; Octavo.
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$54.00
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Africa's Redemption, the Salvation of Our Country

by Freeman, Frederick

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Published
1851
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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New York: Printed for the Author by D. Fanshaw, 1851. First Edition. Hardcover. 383pp + [1]p. Original blue cloth stamped in blind on the sides and the spine, and with gilt lettering on the spine. Pencil inscription on the front and rear free endpaper. Large stain affecting the text block on the fore edge, leaves 195 to 216 are… Read more
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image of Charter for Albuquerque, New Mexico. Adopted September 25th, 1917. Amended July 22, 1919, October 7, 1919

Charter for Albuquerque, New Mexico. Adopted September 25th, 1917. Amended July 22, 1919, October 7, 1919

by [New Mexico - Albuquerque]

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Published
1919
Edition
First Edition
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$120.00

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Albuquerque, NM: Ward Anderson Printing Co, 1919. First Edition. Stapled wraps. 7pp. Original printed wrappers. A couple of small spots to covers, numbers in pencil on back cover. A very good+ copy. Uncommon. ; 9 x 16 cm.
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image of Massachusetts: A Guide to Its Places and People

Massachusetts: A Guide to Its Places and People

by Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA)

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Published
1937
Edition
First Edition
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$60.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. One of the American Guide Series. xxxvi, 675pp. Boards. Map endpapers, numerous photographs. Large folded color map in rear pocket. Light fading to spine panel, name and date in pencil on front pastedown endpaper. A very good+ copy.; Octavo.
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image of Voyage to South America: Describing at Large the Spanish Cities, Towns, Provinces, &c. on That Extensive Continent. Interspersed Throughout with Reflections on the Genius, Customs, Manners, and Trade of the Inhabitants; Together with the Natural History of the Country. And an Account of Their Gold and Silver Mines. Translated from the Original Spanish. Illustrated with Copper Plates. In Two Volumes

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London: Printed for L. Davis and C. Reymers, 1758. First English Edition. Hardcover. First English edition. In two volumes. xvi, [8], 432, 453-479, 472-509pp + [3]pp of publisher's advertisements; [4], 420, [18]pp index. Contemporary full marbled calf, spines in compartments with elaborate gilt decorations and black and brown labels lettered in gold, marbled edges, marbled endpapers. Complete with seven… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Life on the Mississippi

by Twain, Mark

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Published
1883
Edition
First Edition
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$1,080.00

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Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1883. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition, second state with no tailpiece on page 441 and "The St. Charles Hotel" on page 443. 624pp. Dark brown pictorial cloth stamped in black and gold on the front panel and spine panel. With more than three hundred illustrations. Barely a hint of foxing to the fore… Read more
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$1,080.00
image of 1749 Document Signed by Philadelphia Recorder William Allen Regarding Men's and Women's Saddles

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1749. Ephemera. Single sheet folded measuring approximately 40 x 33 cm (15.75 x 13"). Signed by the Recorder of the City of Philadelphia, William Allen. Allen was elected Mayor of Philadelphia in October, 1735. He was then appointed Recorder of Deeds in 1741, resigned in 1750 after having been appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the… Read more
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$150.00
image of Six Albumen Photos of Prominent Cincinnati Men from the Book "Cincinnati Past and Present"

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Cincinnati: The Elm Street Printing Co, 1872. Ephemera. A group of six mounted albumen photographs by Cincinnati photographer James Landy from the book Cincinnati Past and Present: or, Its Industrial History published in 1872. Each photo bears a facsimile of their respective signatures. Includes Samuel Fosdick (1801-1881), Sheriff of Hamilton County and owner of the first cotton factory… Read more
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$90.00
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The Battle of Cedar Creek, October 19th, 1864. Liberty and Union Forever

by [Broadside - American Civil War - Virginia]

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Published
1864
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$180.00

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Philadelphia: J. Magee, 1864. Broadside. Single sheet, folded. Printed in blue and red on the first page only. Thirteen verses with chorus, red and blue ornamental border with American flags and the words Liberty and Union Forever. Blindstamp of the Southworth Co. paper company of Massachusetts on the top left edge. Measures approximately 20 x 25 cm (8 x… Read more
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$180.00
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Oh! Silber Shining Moon

by [Broadside Ballads - L. V. H. Crosby]

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New York: J. Andrews. Broadside. Circa 1850s. No. 38. Composed by L. V. H. Crosby. Three verses with an elaborate ornamental border. Measures 11 x 22 cm (4.25 x 8.75"). Trimmed. Minor foxing, short closed tear to the edge, a couple of tiny holes. Very good.
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Tommy, Make Room for Your Uncle

by [Broadside Ballads - California - T. S. Lonsdale]

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San Francisco: Bell & Company, General Publishers of Songs and Ballads. Broadside. Circa 1870s. Composed by T. S. Lonsdale. Four verses, chorus, and spoken parts with an ornamental border. Measures 9 x 26.5 cm (3.5 x 10.5"). Trimmed. Minor foxing and a tiny closed tear to the edge. Very good.
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image of We Are for the Union. As Sung by Our Volunteers

We Are for the Union. As Sung by Our Volunteers

by [Broadside Ballads - American Civil War - Pennsylvania]

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$120.00

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Broadside. Circa 1860s. No publisher. Eight verses with chorus with a simple ornamental border. Measures approximately 12 x 19 cm (4.5 x 7.5"). Faint pencil markings on the top edge, tiny spot to the left of the last verse. Near fine.
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$120.00