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Madrid: Por D. Antonio Espinosa, 1788. First Spanish Edition. Hardcover. 93pp. Contemporary quarter leather over boards. The defense by Cagliostro in the Affair of the Diamond Necklace that landed him nine months in the Bastille and for which he was subsequently acquitted. Text in Spanish. Translated from the French. Very old annotations in Spanish on the margins of some… Read more
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Providence, RI: John Carter, 1787. First Edition. Self-wraps. iv, 60pp. Contemporary plain wrappers. Early landmark legal case establishing judicial review. Lacks pages 51-54. Heavy foxing to the first four leaves, pages 3 and 4 are pasted together, some annotations in pencil throughout, heavy wear and stains to covers. A poor copy. Comes with an original invoice from the Charles… Read more
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$240.00

Il mondo di Aldo Manuzio: affari e cultura nella Venezia del Rinascimento

by Lowry, Martin

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Published
2000
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Second Edition
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$60.00

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Roma: Il Veltro Editrice, 2000. Second Edition. Softcover. Second Italian edition enlarged with an essay on Aldine studies. Light toning to covers, price marked out on the back cover. A very good+ copy. Text in Italian. ; Octavo.
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Scoundrel Time. (Special Limited Edition)

by Hellman, Lillian

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Published
1976
Edition
First Edition
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$72.00

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Special edition reserved for the friends of the auhtor and Little, Brown and Company. 155pp. Cloth. Signed by Hellman on the limitation page. Spine panel faded but with lettering perfectly readable, upper corner tip bruised. A near fine copy in the original acetate dustjacket. ; Octavo; Signed by Author.
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1865. Ephemera. One sheet of paper with another sheet with the oath of identity attached to the back (the photocopy of the oath is part of the papers that will come with the document). Allen St. John enlisted as a Private on August 18, 1862, was promoted to Corporal on November 4, 1862, and to Sergeant on March 23,… Read more
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$480.00

Abraham Lincoln Oleographic Portrait

by Middleton, E. C.

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Published
1864
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$1,800.00

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Cincinnati: E. C. Middleton, 1864. One of a series of thirteen chromolithographs depicting portraits of United States Presidents. In this particular series fine oil colors were added to the printing process to make the final products look like actual paintings. Measures roughly 22¼ x 19¼". The back of the canvas is stamped with E. C. Middleton printing information. Comes… Read more
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Berlin JRO-Sonderkarte. (Folding Map of Berlin Showing the Berlin Wall)

by [Germany - Berlin Wall]

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Published
1962
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$300.00

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Berlin: Presse- und Informationsdienst des Landes Berlin, 1962. Ephemera. Aktuellen JRO-Landkarte Nr. 167. By Prof. Dr. G. Fochler-Hauke and Dr. Ernst Kremling. Folding map showing the city of Berlin divided by a red wall and West Berlin enclosed in barbed wire. Scale is approximately 1:68,000. Map measures 81 x 58 cm open and 10 x 21 folded. Text in… Read more
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Canadian Scenery Illustrated

by Willis, N. P.

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Published
1842
Edition
First Edition
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$1,500.00

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London: George Virtue, 1842. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by Bartlett, W. H.. Complete in two volumes. 128pp; 116pp. Contemporary full dark brown morocco extensively tooled in blind and ruled in gold on the sides, spines with four raised bands, stamped in blind and lettered in gold, decorated endpapers, inner dentelles ruled in gold, all edges gilt. Engraved titles. Fifty-four… Read more
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Chasing Rainbows: Collecting American Indian Trade & Camp Blankets. (Signed Copy)

by Friedman, Barry

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Published
2002
Edition
First Edition
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$180.00

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London: Bulfinch Press, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. 303pp. Cloth. Signed and inscribed by Barry Friedman on the half title page. Discusses every manufacturer, including two previously unknown to collectors. Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of spectacular blankets, original manufacturers' catalog pages, and rare photographs of legendary figures such as Buffalo Bill and Geronimo. A fine copy in fine dustjacket with… Read more
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In Search of Chaco: New Approaches to an Archaeological Enigma. (Signed Copy)

by Noble, David Grant, ed

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Published
2004
Edition
First Edition
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$54.00

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Santa Fe, NM: School of American Research Press, 2004. First Edition. Softcover. 140pp. Signed by David Grant Noble on the title page. Profusely illustrated. A fine copy with a tiny corner crease. ; Quarto; Signed by Author.
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Pioneer Nevada Volume 1 and 2

by Harolds Club

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Published
1951
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$72.00

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Reno, NV: Harolds Club, 1951. Softcover. Volume 1 is a later printing, volume 2 a first edition. Collects reprints of a series of newspaper advertisements based on pioneer history of Nevada. With numerous line drawing illustrations. Average condition is very good or better. ; Quarto.
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The Wabash

by Wilson, William E.

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Published
1940
Edition
First Edition
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$90.00

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New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by De Martelly, John. One of the Rivers of America Series. xi, 339pp. Cloth. Decorated endpapers. Map. Illustrations by John De Martelly. Spine a bit pushed in, light soiling to top edge. A very good+ copy in very good dustjacket with light fading and a small scar to spine… Read more
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$90.00

The Allagash

by Dietz, Lew

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Published
1968
Edition
First Edition
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$60.00

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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by Loh, George. One of the Rivers of America Series. 264pp. Cloth. Map. Illustrations by George Loh. Light fading to cloth edges. A near fine copy in very good dustjacket with toning to spine panel. Fitzgerald A1. ; Octavo.
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The Wabash

by Wilson, William E.

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Published
1940
Edition
First Edition
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$120.00

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New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by De Martelly, John. One of the Rivers of America Series. xi, 339pp. Cloth. Decorated endpapers. Map. Illustrations by John De Martelly. Cloth a bit faded on top edge and spine, top edge of text block mildly soiled. A near fine copy in very good dustjacket with light fading… Read more
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The Missouri

by Vestal, Stanley

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Published
1945
Edition
First Edition
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$90.00

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New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by Smith, Getlar. One of the Rivers of America Series. x, 368pp. Cloth. Decorated endpapers. Map. Illustrations by Getlar Smith. Light foxing to edges of cloth, toning to endpapers. A very good+ copy in very good+ dustjacket with light fading to spine panel. Fitzgerald M7. ; Octavo.
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$90.00

The Hudson

by Carmer, Carl

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Published
1939
Edition
First Edition
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$48.00

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New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by Wengenroth, Stow. One of the Rivers of America Series. xii, 434, [13]pp. Cloth. Decorated endpapers. Map. Illustrations by Stow Wengenroth. Light toning to cloth and endpapers. A near fine copy in very good+ dustjacket with some fading to spine panel and light shelf wear. Fitzgerald H4. ; Octavo.… Read more
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The Shenandoah

by Davis, Julia

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Published
1945
Edition
First Edition
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$36.00

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New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by Taubes, Frederic. One of the Rivers of America Series. x, 374pp. Cloth. Decorated endpapers. Map. Illustrations by Frederic Taubes. Bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. Light toning to cloth and endpapers. A very good+ copy in good+ dustjacket with some shelf wear and old tape mends to edges. Fitzgerald… Read more
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The Gila: River of the Southwest

by Corle, Edwin

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Published
1951
Edition
First Edition
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$108.00

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New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by Santee, Ross. Review copy with publisher's slip and two photos of Ross Santee illustrations laid in. One of the Rivers of America Series. xi, 402pp. Cloth. Map. Illustrations by Ross Santee. From the library of eminent Holmesian scholar John Bennett Shaw and with his bookplate on the… Read more
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Salt Rivers of the Massachusetts Shore

by Howe, Henry F.

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Published
1951
Edition
First Edition
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$96.00

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New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by Cosgrave, John O'Hara, II. One of the Rivers of America series. 370pp. Cloth. Illustrations by John O'Hara Cosgrave II. Mild fading to cloth along the upper edge of the covers else a fine copy in very good price-clipped dustjacket with a couple of chips to edges, wear… Read more
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The Salinas: Upside Down River

by Fisher, Anne B.

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Published
1945
Edition
First Edition
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$42.00

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New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by Fisher, W. K.. One of the Rivers of America Series. xiii, 316pp. Cloth. Map. Illustrations by W. K. Fisher. Former rental copy with stamp and label residue of the Brown & Delhi Bookshop of New York on the rear free endpaper. Tape residue on cloth. A good… Read more
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