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Report from the Secretary of the treasury, in Compliance with a Resolution of the Senate, Showing the Amount of Money Received for Public Land During the Year 1836, and the Amount Expended in the Transportation of Gold and Silver

By Various

Treasury Department, 1837. Softcover. First edition; 6 x 10; pp. 8 (single sheet folded in 4, unopened); horizontal fold lines; foxing mostly contained to last page, else a few faint scattered spots; small nick to fore-edge; illustrated with tables; very good or better. The document appears to be a stand-alone work from a larger publication and contains several reports by various Treasury Department employees as well as four large detailed tables. The only copy in the trade.


Peace and War. United States Foreign Policy 1931-1941

By Department of State

Washington: Government Printing Office, 1942. Soft cover. Near Fine. First edition; 8vo; pp. iii-vii, [1], 1-144; original red wraps; very minor wear to covers, clean and bright; small penciled-in name to front cover verso; faint crease line to title page, else fine. A record of policies and acts concerning the US foreign relations during the decade of 1931-41.


[Lumber industry]Grade Marking of Lumber for the Consumers' Protection. Report of the Subcommittee on the Grade Marking of Lumber of the National Committee on Wood Utilization

By United States Department of Commerce

Washington: Government Printing Office, 1928. Soft cover. Near Fine. First edition; staple- bound 6" x 9 1/4"; pp. 1-14; original brick-red printed wraps; minor crease to upper corner, else fine; illustrated with b & w photographs. The pamphlet is geared towards consumers, rather than manufactures and distributors, and it explains the advantages of grading lumber for better utilization of wood, as well as better merchandising.


Meats: Composition and Cooking. Farmer's Bulletin No. 34

By Woods, Chas D.

Washington: Government Printing Office, 1904. Soft cover. Good. Second revised printing, issued by the US Department of Agriculture; pamphlet; pp. 31, including text to front and back cover; original printed wraps; minor foxing and wear to covers; very good to near fine. Illustrated with drawings, tables, and diagrams. Comparison between animal and vegetable foods, structure and composition of meats, cuts of meat, etc.