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1722 1ed Bacqueville French Voyages America CANADA Iroquois Indians Illustrated Bacqueville de La Potherie was an early 18th-century French author who is best remembered for his book 'History of North America'. In this book, Bacqueville chronicles each of the famous French expeditions to the Great Lakes region and the southern Mississippi River region of America. According to Sabin, "This work relates entirely to Canada and the Iroquois Indians; the plates comprise the earliest views taken in Canada". This first volume is written in the form of letters and is considered the most trustworthy of all the volumes of this work. Per Streeter, ""Bacqueville's account is in the form of letters, one of them describing the Cartier expedition and summarizing the next century and a half… The work contains much on the relations of New France with the English colonies and with the Indians." It also features impressive full-page engravings of maps, ships reaching the New World, and Native American Indian costumes and can ... Read more

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1855 Baines History French Revolution American & British Portraits WARS Edward Baines's 'History of the Wars of the French Revolution' was an early 19th-century account of the events and incidents taking place in Paris during the Revolution. And while Baines was profusely accused of plagiarism with this work, it is none-the-less an accurate and detailed history of the French Revolution. This 1855 English edition features portraits of important military and political figures, French marshals, American generals, and British admirals. Item number: #7007 Price: $499 BAINES, Edward History of the wars of the French revolution ... comprehending the civil history of Great Britain and France during that period, with an original history of the last war between the United States and Great Britain by William Grimshaw. New York: Bangs Brothers, 1855. Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes o Vol. I – 602 o Vol. II – 599, [1] · Language: English · Binding: Hardcover; tight ... Read more

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1806 Ezekiel Baker RIFLE Guns Practice & Observations Shooting Color Illustrated Ezekiel Baker was a renowned English gunsmith who popularized his own design of rifle named simply the 'Baker Rifle'. This 1800 firearm inspired the publication of his book 'Practice and Observations with Rifle Guns' in 1804. This book is a small but impressive firearms manual with instruction on loading, aiming, firing, and cleaning rifles, as well as the various positions and stances many shooters take. The incredible full-page color engravings that supplement the descriptions are highly desirable as well. Item number: #6703 Price: $1500 BAKER, Ezekiel Twenty-six years practice and observations with rifle guns ... Third edition. London: sold by E. Baker, and T. Egerton, 1806. Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages o 9 color plates · Language: English · Binding: Leather; tight & secure · Size: ~8.75in X 5.5in (22cm x 14cm) · Extremely rare with auction records and price comparison ... Read more

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1889 Civil War Secret Service Wilkes Booth Lincoln Assassination Baker A beautiful, decorative first edition of the history of "The United States Secret Service." This book, by General La Fayette Baker, deals with the interactions in the American government as well as Baker's views on the role slavery played in the Civil War. Other important events discussed include: Wilson's Raid, Abraham Lincoln speeches, organization of the First District Cavalry, role of women in the Civil War and more. The most interesting chapter, however, is the chapter on famous assassinations throughout history including: · Eglon, King of Moab · Julius Caesar · James I of England · Marat, the French Revolution leader · Alexander of Russia · Abraham Lincoln The portion on Abraham Lincoln features an engraving of John Wilkes Booth, Lincoln's assassin, being killed in a tobacco barn by Richard Garrett. Other engravings relating to Booth include him crossing the Potomac and his secret burial. ... Read more

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1874 1st ed ISMAILIA Central Africa Slave Trade SUDAN Egypt Illustrated Baker 2v 'Ismailia' is a classic work aimed to bring awareness to and suppress the slave-trade in Central Africa. Written by Samuel Baker, this work sheds light on the horrors of slave owners as well as describing the slave administration in Sudan. Baker was the first Englishman to sit in a high office of the Egyptian government. This first edition was published in London and is filled with impressive folding engravings and dozens of other engravings. Item number: #5407 Price: $550 BAKER, Samuel White Ismailia : a narrative of the expedition to Central Africa for the suppression of the slave trade London: Macmillan and Co., 1874. First edition. Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages o 2 volumes § Volume 1 – [viii], 448, [55] § Volume 2 – [viii], 588 § Illustrated with 52 impressive folding maps and engravings · References: Blackmer 66; Howgego IV, B10; Czech, Africa p.11; o Czech: "While most of the ... Read more

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1866 1ed Albert N'Yanza Nile River Africa Egypt Abyssinia Illustrated Map Baker Samuel White Baker was an English naturalist, big game hunter, explorer and was the first Englishman to sit in a high office of the Egyptian government. Many of Baker's works shed light on the horrors of slave owners and slave trade in central Africa. His works; however, also centralized on Egypt and the Abyssinia Nile tributaries. He had an extensive knowledge of Egypt as he held important political officers in Egypt. His accounts of Egypt and the Nile River Basin are some of the most important 19th-century books on the Nile River, and helped record the discovery of Lake Albert. 'The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile' is Baker's account of his discovery of the last great source of the Nile. Item number: #6290 Price: $599 BAKER, Samuel White The Albert-Nyanza, great basin of the Nile and explorations of the Nile Sources London: Macmillan et Co, 1866. First Edition. Details: · Collation: complete with all pages: ... Read more

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1866 1ed Abraham Lincoln Memorial Life & Character George Bancroft Civil War On February 12, 1866, the United States Congress selected historian George Bancroft to deliver a memorial eulogy for President Abraham Lincoln. This speech was published by the Government Printing Office under the title of 'Life and Character of Abraham Lincoln." Item number: #6373 Price: $499 BANCROFT, George Memorial address on the life and character of Abraham Lincoln : delivered, at the request of both houses of the Congress of America, before them, in the House of representatives at Washington, on the 12th of February, 1866 Washington : Govt. Print. Off., 1866. First edition. Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages o 69 · References: Sabin 3132 · Language: English · Binding: Cloth; tight and secure · Size: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will o ... Read more

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1839 Life of George Washington by Bancroft American Revolutionary WAR Americana "Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company." ­– George Washington A rare, 1839 printing of "The Life of George Washington" by Aaron Bancroft. This book has an incredibly detailed contents list, but some of the important dealings include: · Becoming first United States President · Important events in the American Revolution · Washington marching with the Army on New York · Interactions and exchanges for prisoners of war · Internal plans to replace Washington · Battle of Monmouth Item number: #6289 Price: $399 BANCROFT, Aaron The life of George Washington, commander in chief of the American army, through the revolutionary war and the first president of the United States. Boston: Published by E. Littlefield, 122 Washington Street., 1839. Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages o 2 volumes ... Read more

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1664 RARE 1st ed John Barclay Satyricon Gunpowder Plot Jesuit Satire Morisot John Barclay was an early 17th-century Scottish poet and author remembered for works such as 'Argenis' and 'Satyricon'. Many of Barclay's works were satirical in nature, most notably 'Satyricon', which was written over the course of ten years at the start of the 17th-century. The last two parts were given separate titles and were not written as part of the original 'Satyricon'; however, they are now considered to be part of the work. · 'Satyricon' – "a comic novel" (Fleming); a severe satire on Jesuits, medical doctors, education, and literature · 'Apologia Euphomionis pro se' – a response to Jesuit attacks · 'Icon Animorum' – a description of the character and mannerisms of various European nations and cultures o "A masterly description of the manners of several nations of Europe in the beginning of the 18th-century, with remarks moral and philosophical on the various tempers of men." (Lowndes) This 166 ... Read more

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1864 EXQUISITE Ingoldsby Legends Occult Esoteric Ghosts Cruikshank Illustrated "ABRACADABRA!"A beautiful and attractive 1864 printing of the famous "Ingoldsby Legends." This collection of myths, ghost stories, and poetry was written by R.H. Barham, who is better known by his pen-name, Thomas Ingoldsby. These legends were extremely popular from their inception in 1837, but this edition was illustrated with 60 George Cruikshank illustrations! While this collection is less popular today than it was in the 19th-century, it does include aspects that are still recognizable – the magic command "Abracadabra" and a version of the children's song Bingo!Item number: #5333Price: $550BARHAM, Richard Harris.The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and MarvelsLondon: Richard Bentley, MDCCLXIV [1864].Details: Collation: Complete with all pages[xi], 530p,60 illustrations by CruikshankLanguage: EnglishBinding: Fine Leather; tight & secureSize: ~7in X 5in (18cm x 13cm)Our Guarantee:Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.Customer ... Read more

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The life of P.T. Barnum

BARNUM, Phineas Taylor

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1855 1ed Barnum & Bailey Circus Autobiography Museum Jenny Lind Royal Tom ThumbPhineas Taylor Barnum is remembered primarily for the founding of the Barnum and Bailey Circus, but he was also a writer, politician, businessman and showman, most explicitly shown in the most recent film 'The Greatest Showman'. This autobiographical work is Barnum's account of his experiences, but as was known about Barnum, he often exaggerated or expounded on stories he told to further their entertainment value, which we can assume happens here in his autobiographical work often called "Dishonest truthfulness" (Reading). This 1855 first edition of P T Barnum's 'The Life of P. T. Barnum' is Barnum's first autobiographical work giving insight into some of the behind the scenes events and stories that surrounded Barnum, with illustrations throughout. Item number: #5313Price: $550BARNUM, Phineas TaylorThe life of P.T. BarnumNew-York : Redfield, 1855. First EditionDetails: Collation: Complete with all pages404p Illustrated throughout, ... Read more

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1916 1ed Last Voyage of Karluck Arctic Voyages ALASKA Shipwreck Eskimos BartlettBeginning in 1913, The Canadian Arctic Expedition set out on a journey aboard the HMCS Karluk. Organized by a renowned anthropologist Vilhjalmur Stefansson, this exploration team began studying and exploring in the Arctic. When the Karluk eventually became stuck in the ice, the members of the crew ventured out to hunt caribou with Captain Bob Bartlett. Ultimately, the ship sank and the crew was stranded, but Bartlett organized a march across the ice which ended in the loss of many of the members.The details of this voyage were composed by Bartlett in 'The Last Voyage of the Karluk', a book that describes the journey, the encounters with Inuk Eskimo people, Alaskan geography and topography, treacherous weather, and tales of the shipwreck.Item number: #5216Price: $499BARTLETT, RobertThe last voyage of the Karluk : flagship of Vilhjalmar Stefansson's Canadian Arctic expedition of 1913-16Boston: Small, Maynard, ©1916. First edition.D ... Read more

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1860 1st ed Life of Abraham Lincoln & Hamlin SLAVERY Douglas Debates pre Civil War "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." ― Abraham Lincoln A rare first edition of Abraham Lincoln and service of Vice President Hannibal Hamlin. This pre-Civil War book covers speeches of Lincoln, his early life, congressional activities, Lincoln's views and remarks on slavery, Douglas's rebellion against Lincoln's views – Lincoln/Douglas debate, and resolutions on the Mexican War. Item number: #6307 Price: $499 BARTLETT, D.W. The Life and Public Services of Hon. Abraham Lincoln, to which is added a Biographical Sketch of Hon. Hannibal Hamlin New York: Derby & Jackson, 1860. First Edition. Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages o Vii, 354, [4] · References: Sabin 3724 · Language: English · Binding: Cloth; tight and secure · Size: ~7.5in X 5in (18.5cm x 13.5cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide ... Read more

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1677 Puritan William Bates Considerations on Existence of God Calvinism Sermons William Bates was one of the most popular and highly esteemed 17th-century Nonconformist preachers. His sermons and devotional literature express his strong Puritan views and teach on the importance of understanding and spreading the Gospel. Rooted in Calvinistic theology, 'Considerations of the Existence of God' seeks to prove God's existence through sermons, speeches, and discussions on predestination and creation. Item number: #6394 Price: $499 BATES, William Considerations of the existence of God, and of the immortality of the soul, with the recompences of the future state. To which is now added, the divinity of the Christian religion proved by the evidence of reason, and divine revelation: for the cure of infidelity, the hectick evil of the times. The second edition enlarged. London : printed by J.D. for Brabazon Aylmer, at the three Pigeons, over against the Royal Exchange in Cornhil, 1677. Details: · Collation: ... Read more

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1650 1st ed Thomas Bayly Herba Parietis Wall-Flower Newgate Prison Romance FOLIOA rare, first edition of Thomas Bayly's 'Herba Parietis' – a fascinating romance novel written while Bayly was imprisoned. A few of his writings offended the English authorities which landed him in Newgate prison. This 1650 first edition, printed in folio, features an impressive full-page frontispiece engraving of Newgate Prison, where Bayly was held. This famous Holden edition is quite popular and extremely rare.The story itself describes the Roman exiles in 6th-century northern Africa. It is curious though, the title has little to nothing to do with the content of this work, and is often thought to be titled as such to bring Bayly hope or good cheer while in prison.Item number: #5378 Price: $950BAYLY, ThomasHerba Parietis or the Wall Flower. As it grew out of the Stone Chamber belonging to the Metropolitan prison of London, called Newgate. Being a history which is partly true, partly romantick, morally divine. Whereby a marria ... Read more

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1800s Beeton All About Cookery Cooking Food Illustrated Baking Recipes Culinary "A place for everything, and everything in its place." -Isabella Beeton Isabella Mary Beeton also known as Mrs. Beeton, was an English journalist, editor and writer. Her name is particularly associated with her first book, the 1861 work 'Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management'. Beeton's 'All About Cookery' is a collection of recipes fit for the everyday home chef with recipes for soup, fish, poultry, pastries, vegetables, desserts, and even wines and beers. Item number: #6508 Price: $350 BEETON, Isabella Mary. All about cookery, a collection of practical recipes, arranged in alphabetical order, and fully illustrated. London : Ward, Lock & Co., [ca. late 1800s]. Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages o [vi], 371, [4] · Language: English · Binding: Cloth; tight and secure · Size: ~7.5in X 5in (19cm x 13cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction ... Read more

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1729 1ed Belidor Science of Engineering Military Forts Illustrated ArchitectureFirst edition of one of the most important works on military engineering!Bernard Forest de Bélidor was an 18th-century French engineer who studied and helped develop inventions on hydraulics and ballistic weapons. He published a number of books on the science of engineering and architecture, many of which became immensely popular and important to the development of engineering. 'Science of Engineers' covers Belidor's theories and studies onPrinciples of mechanicsBuilding materials; use and how to implementConstruction of military vs civil buildingsDecoration of buildingsMaking estimates for fortifications and civil buildingsThis 1729 edition was the first and only edition published by Jacques and Jombert. It features 53 impressive engravings, many folding and double page, of fortifications, military buildings, architecture, and other engineering feats. Item number: #5153 Price: $950BELIDOR, Bernard Forest deLa science des ingenie ... Read more

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1814 Arthur of Little Britain Berners Morte d'Arthur Malory FAMOUS English ed 'Arthur of Little Britain' is a charming, chivalry romance legend from the late 15th-century, noted for its companionship to the famous 'Morte d'Arthur' by Malory. Numerous translations of this tale appeared following its popularity including the 1555 Utterson edition. The French version became the basis for many editions including the English edition of John Bourchier, Lord Berners. According to Wagner, "many of Berners' translations influenced the work of later Elizabethan writers and chroniclers." Most notably, this English edition of 'Arthur' is known to have directly influenced Edmund Spencer and his 'Faerie Queene'. This incredibly rare 1814 edition features 26 engravings by Charles Heath Item number: #6369 Price: $950 BERNERS, John Bourchier The history of the valiant knight Arthur of Little Britain: a romance of chivalry London: White, Cochrane, and Co., 1814. Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages o ... Read more

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1819 Memoires of Duke of Sully France Henry IV Huguenot Utopian Europe 5v SET"A very valuable memoire of the history of the reign of Henry IV"Maximlien de Bethune was a 16th-century French statesman who was the first Duke of Sully. Most known for his service under Henry IV of France, Sully left a collection of memoirs which is now a valuable and important work on the history of France during the reign of Henry the Great. Even though 'Memoires' contains many fictitious stories, it is still recognized for its accuracy and portrayal of European royalty. The most controversial section of 'Memoires' is Sully's vision of a utopian society designed for all of Europe. He envisioned a Christian republic that was governed by a 'Very Christian Council' in which all differences were resolved and a military was complete removed. Some scholars even claim that Sully's plan helped establish what would become the current European Union.According to Tulard, this work is a "very valuable memoire of the history of the reign of ... Read more

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1685 RARE German Medicine The Good Samaritan Elias Beynon Midwifery Plague Cures A highly rare and desirably 17th-century German health and medicine manual – 'Barmhertziger Samariter' by Elias Beynon. Also known as 'The Good Samaritan', this book is a collection of cures, remedies, and medicines, for all sorts of sicknesses and infirmities to the human body. It also provides valuable lessons and instruction to midwives as well as medical advice to prevent and treat the plague! Item number: #6805 Price: $550 BEYNON, Elias Eliae Beynon des Jüngern ... Barmhertziger Samariter oder, Freund-brüderlicher Rath, allerhand Kranckheiten und Gebrechen des menschlichen Leibs ... zu heilen ... Auch einem sehr nutzlichen Unterricht vor die Heb-Ammen in allen zustossenden Fällen. Nebst einem neuen Anhang von der Pest ... Anjetzo aufs neu übersehen und von vielen Druck-Fehlern gereinigt. Sultzbach : Abraham Lichtenthaler, 1685. Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages o [6], 7-330, [12]; [4], 5-10 ... Read more

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