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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

by Grant, Ulysses S.

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Published
1885
Edition
First Edition
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$480.00

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New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885. First Edition. Hardcover. Complete in two volumes. 584pp; 647pp + errata. Original publisher's deluxe half morocco over cloth stamped in gold on the front, spine, and rear panel, sprinkled edges, marbled endpapers. Engraved portrait frontispieces, maps, facsimiles (including the one printed on yellow paper in volume 2), and illustrations. Front hinges… Read more
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$480.00
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Battle of Britain

by Deighton, Len

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Published
1980
Edition
First Edition
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$72.00

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. 224pp. Cloth. Profusely illustrated with photographs, drawings, diagrams, charts, and maps. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; Quarto.
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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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$300.00
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Canyon de Chelly. (Signed Special Artist's Edition)

by Hillerman, Tony

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Published
1998
Edition
First Edition
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$480.00

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Buffalo Medicine Books, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Special Artist's Edition. Limited to 10 numbered copies, this being #9. Quarter leather over Navajo patterned cloth, spine lettered in gold. Signed by Tony Hillerman and Ernest Franklin on the limitation page. A beautiful original watercolor by Ernest Franklin is bound in before the title page. Illustrations by Ernest Franklin. A fine… Read more
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History and the Rhymes of the Lost Battalion. (Signed and Inscribed)

by McCollum, L. C.

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Published
1929
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$48.00

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Columbus, OH: L. C. McCollum Company, 1929. Softcover. 138pp. Limp suede lettered in gold, silk moiree endpapers. Signed and inscribed by L. C. McCollum on the half-title: "Boston, Mass. / 12/11/31 / To George G. Harden / with sincere / good wishes / "Buck Private" McCollum." With sketches by Franklin Sly and Tolman R. Reamer. A fine copy in… Read more
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The History of England from the Accession of James the Second

by Macaulay, Thomas Babington

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$210.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers. Hardcover. Complete in five volumes. 610pp; 610pp; 565pp; 600pp; 565pp. Brown half morocco over marbled boards, spines with five raised bands, gold decorations and lettering, top edges gilt, others uncut. Marbled endpapers. Bindings are signed by Blackwell on the verso of the front free endpapers and were made for Brentano's. Engraved portrait frontispiece… Read more
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$210.00
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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 American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World. (Signed Presentation Copy)

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New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2017. First Edition. Hardcover. 330pp. Cloth backed boards. Signed presentation copy to a friend of the author. Tiny bruise to spine end, dedicatee blind stamp on front free endpaper. A near fine copy in near fine dustjacket. ; Octavo; Signed by Author.
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$60.00
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
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La brigata dei granatieri di Sardegna. Memorie storiche

by Guerrini, Domenico, ed

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Published
1902
Edition
First Edition
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$180.00

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Torino: Tip. Roux e Viarengo, 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. 823pp. Later red half cloth over patterned paper boards, spine with leather label lettered in gold. Original covers preserved. An in-depth history of the Brigade Grenadiers of Sardinia. With four full color plates illustrating uniforms, maps and many b&w illustrations. With the signature of a second lieutenant of the Brigade… Read more
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Nel felicissimo ritorno degli augusti sovrani Ferdinando IV e Maria Carolina d'Austria, feste pubbliche della fedelissima citta' di Napoli

by [Saverio Mattei; Girolamo Vassalli] [Kingdom of Naples - Ferdinand IV and Mary Caroline of Austria]

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Published
1791
Edition
First Edition
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$540.00

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Napoli: Militare, 1791. First Edition. Hardcover. Lv pp. Contemporary full speckled calf binding with gold decorations along the edges of the front and rear panels and on the spine. Engraved title vignette. Head-pieces, initials, and tail-pieces. A beautiful publica gratulatio dedicated to Ferdinand IV and Maria Carolina of Austria, King and Queen of Naples and Sicily. Front and rear… Read more
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image of Q. Curtii Rufi de rebus gestis Alexandri Magni libri superstites cum freinshemii supplementis, suis variorumque notis illustravit A. Huguet

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Paris: Excudit C. L. F. Panckoucke, 1834. First Edition. Hardcover. Nova scriptorum Latinorum bibliotheca". Complete in two volumes. xii, 290pp; 288pp. Later brown half cloth over marbled boards. Scattered foxing to text blocks, law firm unobtrusive stamps on titles and last leaves, old stain affecting the top edge of some of the leaves of volume I, a touch of… Read more
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$96.00
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 An Historical, Geographical and Philosophical View of the Chinese Empire; Comprehending a Description of the Fifteen Provinces of China, Chinese Tartary; Tributary States; Natural History of China; Government, Religion, Laws, Manners and Customs,  Literature, Arts, Science, Manufactures, &c. To Which Is Added, a Copious Account of Lord Macartney's Embassy, Compiled from Original Communications. In Two Volumes

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Philadelphia: Richard Lee, 1796. First American Edition. Hardcover. Complete in two volumes. [ii], 303, [3]pp + [2]pp of publisher's advertisements (page 207 is misnumbered as 237); 322, [3]pp + [3]pp of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary full calf, spines decorated in gold and with red and black labels lettered in gold. Hinges expertly reinforced, the four labels on the spines appear… Read more
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$2,100.00
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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The Mohawk Valley, Its Legends and Its History

by Reid, W. Max

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Published
1988
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$36.00

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Harrison, NY: Harbor Hill Books, 1988. Hardcover. Third edition. 455pp + advertisements. Blue cloth stamped in gold on the spine panel. With illustrations from photographs by J. Arthur Maney. A fine copy in very good+ dustjacket with mild fading to spine panel and light edge wear. ; Octavo.
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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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$150.00