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The Public Life of Capt. John Brown, By James Redpath, with an Auto-Biography of His Childhood and Youth . 1860

By James Redpath

Boston: Thayer and Eldridge , 1860 An example from a rural NH library with minimal markings, very good condition, cocked a bit. 407 pages with several illustration plates. .

$25.00

Life of Aaron Burr - First Edition, 1858.

By Parton, James

1858 Mason Brothers, New York, 1858. Condition: Good. 696 pages, with frontispiece portrait and tissue guard. Previous owner's (library) bookplate on verso of front and rear covers (inside). minor to moderate edge and corner wear. Overall, in clean and good condition..

$60.00

The Gentleman's Pocket Companion: Or, A Series Of Valuable Tables And Useful Forms of Writing. Compiled from the Most Approved Authors, by Dr. Noah J. T. George. First Edition, 1831

By George, Noah J. T. Dr.

Printed By Hill & Barton, Concord NH, 1831. Hardcover. First Edition. 32mo 4" - 5" tall; Contemporary half leather over marbled boards, 128p, front fly missing., With an ownership inscription (in pencil) of the Grandson of owner Elijah Blood born Acworth, NH and 2 signatures (in old pen) by Elijah Blood. The title page is within a decorative border, with an eagle in the center. This eagle is used again on page 63 which lists the results of the 1789 presidential election. Very Good, American Imprint #7240. Local NH information as well as US election results, postages, import values, etc... many other items of interest to the gentleman of 200 years ago!. Bagged for Preservation.

$65.00

Zell's United States Business Directory 1876. ORIGINAL Centennial Edition, 100th Anniversary of the USA.

By Zell

Some pages missing, entries by State or Territory. Includes many international sections as well; Island of Cuba, France, Canadaian Provences, etc... Please email for specifics if interested as there are pages missing I may cut it up by section for posterity. Scarce.

$750.00

The United States Naval Torpedo Station - Newport, Rhode Island, 1658-1920.

By Compiled By WJ Coggeshall and JE McCarthy

Goat Island : Training Station Press , 1920 Published in September, 1920 on the island. 34 printed pages with a map in the original, lightly sullied, aqua-wrappers. Titled in black and decorated in red and black. Quite scarce, in any form. Not in the LOC, only 1 copy in worldcat at the University of Virginia Library. This is essentially a history of Goat Island from the time of its purchase from the Indian Chief Sachem till 1920. The buyer was the infamous Benedict Arnold, and 2 others, for the paltry sum of 6 pounds, 10 shillings. This was 132 years before R.I. ratified the Federal Constitution. . Illus. by Map. Bagged & Boarded for Posterity.

$245.00

$45.00

A Geographical Dictionary

By JOSEPH Scott

1805 Printed by Archibald Bartram for Jacob Johnson and Co., Philadelphia, 1805. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Missing the map and front cover, as is the book contains "A General Description of Each State, and of each the population, number of acres, soil, productions, natural curiosities, various climates, &c., also a description of the rivers, lakes, mineral springs, mountains, manufactures, trade and commerce. with a succinct account of Indiana, Michigan, and Upper and Lower Louisiana Territories. likewise, the population of each county, township, and those towns in the union, the population of which has been ascertained by the census of eighteen hundred, to which is added, a description of more than one thousand places, not noticed in any former geographical work, embellished with a map of the United States.". Still quite interesting for the information contained within. . Bagged for Posterity.

$65.00

Skandia Township Centennial - Our Roots are Here 1892-1992. FINE FIRST EDITION.

1992 454 PAGES, HARDCOVER ILLUSTRATED HISTORY. Includes a bumper sticker by the same title with the town's centennial in July 1992, and a newspaper section also with the same title from the Mining Journal, Marquette, Michigan. Thursday July 9th, 1992. All near fine to fine condition. A nice ephemera collection. .

$45.00

A History of the United States. First Edition, 1835

By Goodrich, Charles A.

1835 Fair in original full-leather binding. Illustrations present, map missing. .

$45.00

THE CENTURY OF INDEPENDENCE: embracing a collection, from official sources, of the most important documents and statistics connected with the political history of America; also, a chronological record of the principal events, from its discovery to the Pre

1876 J. R. Hussey & Co., Indianapolis, 1876. First edition, 8vo, 545 pages., engraved frontispiece & 2 engraved plates. A very nice example in the original brown cloth with minor wear, gilt titles with black rules and decorations. .

$60.00

America, From Discovery in 1942 to the Present Time. a Comprehensive View ... Etc. True First Edition, Hardcover, 1894.

By Boyd, James P., A. M.

Philadelphia: J. H. Moore Co., 1894 Quite scarce, NOT the common reprint. Original medium blue bds illustrated and blindstamped in colors; red, pink, blue, green, black and gilt. Period floral end papers, loaded with illustrations, 750 pages. Contents are very clean with no extraneous or alien marks.. Bagged for Preservation.

$185.00

Life Of Israel Putnam - 1848 Hardcover.

By William Cutter

1848 George F Cooledge & Brother 1848, (1846) Hardback. Good condition. Embossed leather spine, cloth boards, worn. Third edition stated. 383 pahes, illustrated. . Third.

$45.00

Encyclopedia of American Biography - Near Fine, 1935

1935 Encyclopedia of American Biography. Near Fine. Book Condition: VG+. Illustrated by Illustrated (illustrator). First Edition. Bound in three quarter leather with dark blue cloth cover Collects short biographies of selected Americans. With portrait photographs and steel engravings. ; 4to; 402 pages.

$32.00

Charlestown Heights Lost and Won Battle of Bunker Hill - First Edition Signed.

By Bradford, Charles (Charlie)

Self, 1976 Inscribed but not personalized 'Very Best Charlie Bradford' on the title page. . Signed. Only. Illustrated Titled Wraps. NF. Bagged & Boarded for Posterity.

$38.00

A National Register of the Society:Sons of the American Revolution. Original Printing, 1902.

By Cornish, Louis H.; Clark, A. Howard, editors

National Society, Sons of the American Revolution., Washington, D.C., 1902. Blue Cloth, Gilt Lettering. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued. First Edition. pp: 1035. Color frontispiece with tissue-guard plus one other colour plate and profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, primarily portraits of members. Aside from the list of over 11,000 members , which includes their line of descent, from which is derived their eligibility, the contents include a history of the National Society, biographies of officers, principal events of the Revolution, and a medal list of the Spanish - American War. Bound in blue cloth , titled in gilt to the spine. From a rural public library in NH with 2 stamps and a gift plate from a patron. Binging a bit loose..

$45.00

Plymouth and the Pilgrims - History of the First Settlers. 1853

By Joseph Banvard

Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1853 1851 (1853). An old tome bound in the original red cloth, blindstamped title and decorations. 288 pages with several full-page illustrations. First edition, later printing of 1853. .

$30.00

SOUTH REJECTS A PROPHET: The Life of Senator D. M. Key, 1824-1900

By Abshire, David M./McGill, Ralph (Foreword)

1967 Hardcover Publisher: Frederick A. Praeger, New York, Washington, London, 1967 250 pp. Original green cloth covers w/ gilt title on spine. DJ moderately worn and edge wear.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Archival Wrapped DJ.

$22.00

The March of Democracy

By Adams, James Truslow

1933 Set of 4 books, 1-4. 1933, all in fine condition..

$23.75

Addresses of the Presentation of the Sword Od Gen. Andrew Jackson to the Congress of the United States. 1st, 1855.

Washington: Nicholson, 1855 40 pages in light blue printed wrappers. Rear cover missing else Good+.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Bagged & Boarded for Posterity.

$17.67

John Hanson And The Inseparable Union.: An Authentic Biography of a Revolutionary Leader, Patriot and Statesman.

By Jacob A. Nelson

Publisher: Boston: Meador Pub. 1939, 1st Edition. Frontis & 2 other full-page glossy illustrations.one other (pencil sketch) in text. Near fine in brown cloth. Light wear, in the original (edge & corner chipped) dust wrapper. Owner dated/signed 'Albert O. Wilson Consul. 1943.'. 146 pp.. Archival Wrapped DJ.

$38.63

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