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A Catalogue of the Burney Family Correspondence, 1749-1878

By Helston, John

New Canaan, Connecticut, U.S.A.: New York Public Library, 1971. fine as new. Montreal and London: McGill-Queen's University Press, (c.1971), 1971. In originla blue cloth hardcover with gilt lettering on spine. 458pp., Includes genealogical chart, additions and revisions, appendix, Index of Correspondents, endpaper diagrams, ncludes Charles Burney, Mus. Doc., 1726-1814, Frances (Burney) D'Arblay, 1752-1840, author, et al., corresponding with notables: Samuel Johnson, David Garrick, F. J. Haydn, C.P.E. Bach, D. Diderot, Horace Walpole, Thos. Jefferson, Edmund Burke, and many others.. Fine as New.


The Teamsters: Perception and Reality and Investigative Study of Organized Crime Influence in the Union Including a Separate Appendix with Background Material

By Stier, Anderson & Malone, LLC

Prepared for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters., 2002. Fine condition in both volumes. Large trade paperbacks. This report presents the findings and conclusions from a comprehensive study of the relationship between the Teamsters Union and organized crime. 641 pp + 242 pages for the appendix.. Near Fine.


Society - List & Club Register, Greater New York Edition, Nineteenth Year 1903 - 1904 by New York Society List

By Society List

Union Square: Hartfold Building, 1904. In blue cloth covers with gold lettering and decorationd on front back boards and on the spine; small stains on cover; blue cover cloth; illustrated; " a register of New York society, with residences and club addresses, and the maiden names of maried ladies; also the officers of the leading city clubs, and other valuable information; DATE PUBLISHED: 1904 . Clean and full of interesting NYC history.. Very Good.


Anatomia in Nummis, Ein kurzer Abriss der Geschichte der Medizin im Spiegel von Medaillen oder Schaumünzen zu Ehren berühmter Ärzte

By Ferner, Helmut

Vienna: Urban Und Schwarzenberg, 1972. In cloth hardcover with dj. Includes 157 illustrations. Text in German. Represents a synopsis of the history of medicine as seen through the coins and commemmorative medallions to honor famous medical doctors.. Erstausgabe. Fine as New/Near Fine.



By Boudreaux, Martha Chapron

Baldwin, La., 2001. As new in large green photographic hardcover. 322 pages, profusely illuprivately published, 2001. 1st Edition. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE HALF TITLE. Apprx 7 x 10" ix + 322 page glossy pictorial hardback illus w/ old b&w photos. History of a small La. town w/ references, notes and indexed. . Signed by Author. First American Edition. As New.


Genealogical Resources in New York

By Guzik, Estelle M.;Jewish Genealogical Society (New York, N.Y.)

Northbrook, Illinois, U.S.A.: Jewish Genealogical Society, 2003. Fine as new in unopened shrinkwrap. . Fine a NEW.


P.Ovidi Nasonis Amores, Medicamina Faciei Feminae Ars Amatoria Remedia Amoris

By Kenney, E.J

Oxford Classical Texts, 1989. In blue cloth hardcover, in original Latin. 260 pages with crisp red lettered green paper dustjacket. . Fine/Near Fine.


Graded Schools in the United States of America

By Page, May H

Macmillan in New York: Swan Sonnenschein & Co in London, 1894. Scarce First Edition of this seminal paper on the history of graded schools in the US. Pressure on working-class children to quit school to assist the household's need for income or labor was irresistible, both in times of economic depression and prosperity. Therefore, it was decided that school attendance must be made not only free but also compulsory if the majority of children were to be educated for an extended period of their lives. The establishment of COMPULSORY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE and free, graded schools in the United States took many decades to accomplish. Compulsory school attendance was first instituted by Massachusetts in 1852. The last state to pass a compulsory school attendance law was Mississippi in 1918. 71 pages in excellent condition. withdrawn from the Norman Williams Public Library with an engraved exlibris and a presentation card from the Gilchrist Trustees who funded the venture. . First American Edition. Near Fine.


The Sigma Delta Chi Story

By Glenn, William Meharry

Coral Gables: Glade House, 1949. Very Good in Good only tonr dustacket ( now in Broadart) 1st Edition. Coral Gables . First edition, 8vo. 199pp+index profusely illustrated with photographs and documents.. Very Good/Good.


The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika a New Translation By John Marincolla

By Strassler, Robert ( Edited by)

New York: Pantheon Books, 2009. Advance Reader's copy. Book will be published in November 2009. This edition in large illustrated softcovers, 672 pages, profusely illustrated. From the editor of the widely praised The Landmark Thucydides and The Landmark Herodotus, here is a new edition of Xenophon’s Hellenika, the primary source for the events of the final seven years and aftermath of the Peloponnesian War. Hellenika covers the years between 411 and 362 B.C.E., a particularly dramatic period during which the alliances among Athens, Sparta, Thebes, and Persia were in constant flux. Together with the volumes of Herodotus and Thucydides, it completes an ancient narrative of the military and political history of classical Greece. Xenophon was an Athenian who participated in the expedition of Cyrus the Younger against Cyrus’ brother, the Perisan King Artaxerces II. Later Xenophon joined the Spartan army and hence was exiled from Athens. In addition to the Hellenika, a number of his essays have survived, including one on his memories of his teacher, Socrates. Beautifully illustrated, heavily annotated, and filled with detailed, clear maps, this edition gives us a new, authoritative, and completely accessible translation by John Marincola, an comprehensive introduction by David Thomas, sixteen appendices written by leading classics scholars, and an extensive timeline/chronology to clarify this otherwise confusing period. Unlike any other edition of the Hellenika, it also includes the relevant texts of Diodorus Siculus and the Oxyrhynchus Historian, with explanatory footnotes and a table that correlates passages of the three works, which is perhaps crucial to an assessment of Xenophon’s reliability and quality as a historian.. Advance Readers Copy. Fine as New.



By Jacques Van Roey, Sylviane Granger

Paris: DUCULOT, 1998. In large green paper covers in brand new condition. No writing, highlighting or underlining. 794 pages.. Second Edition. Fine as New.


The Morality of Shakespeare's Drama Illustrated

By Griffiths, Louise

A. M. Kelley, 1971. fine as new in maroon boards with gilt lettering . Eighteen Century Shakespeare #14.Reprint of the 1775 edition. 528 pages. Clean without flaws.. Facsimile Reprint. Fine as New.


Grammaticae latinae institutiones , facili, & ad puerum captum accommodata, Methodo Prescriptae EDITIO DUODECIMA

By Ruddimanno, Thoma

Edinburgi: Thoma Ruddimanno, 1790. In original leather binding with front cover loose. 303 pages, text in Latin. Inside very good, covers . 12th Edition of this classical Latin primer written by Scottish classical scholar Thomas Ruddiman (October 1674 - 19 January 1757) was a Scottish classical scholar. He was born at Raggal, Banffshire, where his father was a farmer, and educated at the University of his friend's Latin verses, and arranged for the sale of his valuable library to Peter the Great of Russia. In 1714 he published Rudiments of the Latin Tongue, which was long used in Scottish schools. and of wich the present copy is the 12th edition.. 12th Edition. Very Good.


Landholders of Northeastern New York 1739-1802

By Bowman, Fred Q

Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.: Clearfield Co, 1983. Fine as new.This work forms a directory of all participants in all land sales and mortgage agreements in northeastern New York between 1739 and 1802. The area covered includes all land within the present-day counties of Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Warren, and Washington. The first part identifies original grantees, persons awarded land in the area between 1739 and 1775, and provided is the date of award, name of grant, present town of grant's location, acreage, and grantee's name. The second part, and by far the largest, identifies about 9,000 landholders--grantees, grantors, mortgagees and mortgagors--whose land records were filed between 1772 and 1802 in the deed and mortgage books of Washington, Clinton, or Essex counties. In the various entries will be found the names of all persons engaged in land transactions, the date of the transaction, the place of residence of each of the principals, and the volume and page of the original source book. An appendix furnishes the dates of organization of all of the towns formed in northeastern New York prior to 1803 and the population of these towns as of 1790 and 1800, and it lists by counties the numbers of deeds and mortgages filed in this region between 1772 and 1802.. Cloth. Fine.


A Dictionary of the Printers and Booksellers who were at work in England, Scotland and Ireland from 1726 to 1775

By Plomer, H.R., Bushnell, G.H. & Dix, E.R.McC

London: The Bibliographical Society, 1977. Near Fine condition in large blue cloth Hardcover. Folio sized reprinted by the Grove Press in 1977. 421 pages with just light wear to the covers.. Hard Cover. Near Fine.


A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register [Four Volumes]

By Savage, James

Boston: Little Brown, 1860. A comlete four-volume First Edition set in green cloth hardcovers with ilt spine lettering in overall Good only condition. Witdrawn from a college ref. library with heavy wear to all the volumes.Some pages loose and hinges cracked. Still complete and usable though.. First American Edition. Good.


Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney (Madame d'Arblay). 4 vols

By BURNEY, Fanny). HEMLOW, Joyce (ed.) HEMLOW, Joyce (ed.) CECIL, Curtis D. DOUGLAS, Althea

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972. Very attractive collection of four volumes. Volume I - IV. Oxford : At the Clarendon Press, 1972-1973. Pp 261; 256; 368; 581. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. The first four volumes of a six volume set. Volume I : 1791-1792, Letters 1-39. Volume II : Courtship and Marriage 1793, Letters 40-121. Volume III : Great Bookham 1793-1797, Letters 122-250. Volume IV : West Humble 1797-1801, Letters 251-422.. Crisp and Fine dustjackets for vols. III and IV, first two vols. sans dustjacket.. First Thus. Fine.


The Goodwood Estate Archives in Three Volumes a Catalogue

By McCann, Timothy ( Edited by)

Chichester: The West Sussex County Council, 1984. A scarce and complete set in red cloth hardcovers and thick mtching illustrated red paperjackets. With a foreword by His Grace the duke of Richmond and Gordon. The first volume of the catalogue covers the development and administration of the Goodwood estates during the 17th and 19th centuries and is especially rich in its collection of maps and manorial papers. Second volumes consisits of personal records and family papers.Duke the estate had grown to some 17,000 acres in Boxgrove, Westhampnett, East Dean, Singleton, Tangmere, Lavant and West Itchenor. Today the estate has a world-famous racecourse, the newly re-opened motor racing circuit and the home of the annual festival of speed, and was until recently the venue for international dressage. The estate archives are chiefly notable for the fine late eighteenth-century estate surveys by Thomas Yeakell and William Gardner. Tangmere East Field Map, 1791 The family holds four Dukedoms - Richmond, Lennox, Gordon and Aubigny - and the surviving archives reflect this. They include the correspondence of the five Dukes of Gordon and an extensive archive of the Aubigny estates. The correspondence collections are especially rich for the 2nd. Duke, 1701-1750, Master of the Horse, literary and artistic patron and Newcastle's agent in the county, the 5th. Duke, 1791-1860, member of Grey's reforming ministry and later a leader of the protectionist party, and the 6th. Duke, 1818-1892, leader of the Conservative party in the House of Lords and first Secretary for Scotland. A fine series of accounts with local and London tradesmen survive for the first three Dukes.. Fine as New/Near Fine.


The Role of Scientific Societies in the Seventeenth Century

By Ornstein, Martha

Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1938. In overall Very Good condition. Third Edition. Ex-coll. ref. library with very lfew markings. Crisp and clean. Cloth spine over paper covered boards with gilt lettering.. Third Edition. Very Good.


1000 Kikuyu Proverbs with Translations and English Equivalents

By Barra. G

Nairobi: Kenya Literature Bureau, 1994. This is a reprint of the book that was originally published in 1939. Illustrated softcover. 123pages. African love and traditions have over the years been kept alive through transmission from generation to generation. In this book each proverb is printed in Kikuyu, then translated directly into English. Very Good condition.. Pictorial Soft Cover. Very Good.


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