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Ford Motor Company's First Ad! Public Opinion Journal Complete Huge Set 1887 to 1906 38 Volumes...
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Ford Motor Company's First Ad! Public Opinion Journal Complete Huge Set 1887 to 1906 38 Volumes in 33 Bindings

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1887. Leather. Very Good. 9.5 x 12.5. Original Public Opinion Journal Complete RARE Huge Set Collection of 1887 to 1906 38 Volumes in 33 Bindings made up of 988 weekly journals, over 35,000 pages, over 400 pounds. Condition: Good to Fine, most in Very Good, #3 through #29 are half leather and paper or half leather and buckram, #30 through #40 are dark green cloth bound. Some of the leather volumes have spine cracks, hinge surface cracks, 4 volumes have hinge repair, #3 through #18 are of a dark red leather binding, all leather treated with Klucel G consolidate. volumes 21 to 40 are exlibrary and have gilt lettering of library on spine cover and some stamps inside those, some have loose weekly title pages, 9.5 x 12.5 tall. Over 400 pounds
Motto of: A Comprehensive Summary of The Press Throughout the World on all Important Current Topics Washington, D.C. and New York, N.Y.
Each of the 40 Volumes (which is usually 6 months of 26 weekly journals) has a nice Index at the beginning.
Public Opinion was a… Read More
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Bridge Tally Cards 7 Art Deco Valentines-Halloween Orange-Gold-Black 1920s & 1930s

Bridge Tally Cards 7 Art Deco Valentines-Halloween Orange-Gold-Black 1920s & 1930s

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1930. softcover. Fine. Original 7 Bridge, Game Tally Cards 3 Orange Gold and Black Art Deco 4 White Gold and Black Art Deco, Valentines-Halloween 1920 s, 1930 s Unused, 2.3 x 3.5 The reverse has the Tally Table Number, Couple Number. Name Date Total published by The Buzza Co. Mpls. USA T-1543, tastles. The graphics on 1920s-1930s Bridge Tally cards are so beautiful that these fabulous cards used to keep score in Bridge games with multiple players are in demand. While you will find that these cards were made with numerous themes and patterns, die cut Art Deco versions with images of ladies, Flappers, Bonnet girls, brides or gentlemen are very desirable. Other themes are dogs, florals, parties, the Orient, holidays and more. etc. Colorfully, stylish and designed with elements of the Art Deco period Bridge tally cards are mini artworks. Not only are these cards of interest to old paper collectors, but collage artists and crafters also like these vibrant cards to use in their projects.
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The Inside of the Cup 1913
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The Inside of the Cup 1913: Hearst's Magazine Vol. XXIII, Jan-Jun 1913

by Winston Churchill, Elbert Hubbard, George Dewey, George Bernard Shaw, Booker T. Washington, Allan L. Benson, Various

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Hearst, 1913. hard. See Photo Gallery Hearst's Magazine, Volume XXIII, Bound 6 issues January-June 1913 Publisher-Printing Location: World Review Company, 381 Fourth Avenue, New York, NY Date and Numbering: January - June 1913 Size and Page Count: 7.5"" X 10"" Tall, approx. 1000 pages Condition: Good, Green Cloth with black spine label with gilt lettering, binding in Very Good condition, Dover ex-library label on inside of back cover, approx. 75 pages missing , few pages with tears. Text block clear no foxing.
Illustration Information: Approx. 200 illustrations, from advertisements to full page photographs or paintings, Examples from these artists:
James Montgomery Flagg 19 illustrations
Howard Chandler Christy 5 illustrations
Charles Dana Gibson 3 illustrations
Contents:
Four articles by Elbert Hubbard
Six articles by Winston Churchill
Admiral George Dewey's Autobiography
Review of a book on Booker T. Washington
Story by George Bernard Shaw
Article By Allan L. Benson on Thomas Edison George M. Cohan… Read More
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Complete Set of Bound Harper's Monthly Magazines 1850 to 1940 Unique
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Complete Set of Bound Harper's Monthly Magazines 1850 to 1940 Unique: RARE 181 volumes of 1086 Monthly over 180,000 pages

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Harpers Monthly, 1850 to 1940. leather. Good. 6.5"" X 10.5"". 90 years 1850 to 1940 COMPLETE RUN! -Very Rare Set- 181 Bound Volumes of Harper's Monthly Magazine. ` 1086 Monthly Issues ` over 180,000 Pages Complete Run of the original earliest issues. All hard bound Most are leather or half leather bound with some marbled paper, some ex-library. Possible page missing or torn in some volumes. Includes thousands of first printed stories, poetry illustrations etc. Harper's Monthly was the #1 to #2 magazine for nearly a century and published what the buying public was interested in. Here we can view what America's interests and tastes were during their time. See the Photo Gallery with over 300 photos The history and importance of Harper's Magazine Narrative Here. For more information on each individual issue see the nearly 900 issues for sale and their contents Here. -- http://www.offical.net/index.php?/category/7 --Contact us about shipping. The weight would be about 1000 pounds
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Harper's Monthly December 1866 Forty-three Days In An Open Boat

Harper's Monthly December 1866 Forty-three Days In An Open Boat

by Mark Twain , Various

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Harpers Monthly, 1866. soft. Fair. 6.5"" X 10"". - ORIGINAL EDITION! - Publisher-Printing Location: Harper & Brothers, New York Date and Numbering: December, 1866 Volume XXXIV, Number CXCIX Size and Page Count: 6.5 ? X 10" Tall,approx. 144 pages, the back cover with advertisements and statement of Harper s New Monthly Magazine Condition: Fair, binding good, front cover has tears worn on all edges especially at spine, rear cover is missing, some staining on cover, foxing, contents are complete.
Illustrations Information: 22 wood engravings ----An excellent opportunity for the collector, researcher or historian---- Articles and Information: RARE!!!! Usually found in the later bound 6 month Volume- This is the paper back individual issue published in December 1866.This magazine contains the first appearance of Mark Twain in print in a national magazine. The article is ""Forty-three Days In An Open Boat"" pages 104-113. This predates his first book. It was published anonymously in the individual issues,… Read More
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Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar Kingdoms & Maps of the World 1792
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Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar Kingdoms & Maps of the World 1792

by William Guthrie

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1792. leather. Fair. Photo Gallery Original Edition -RARE!- 1792 -Thirteenth Edition- Corrected (First Edition was about 1770) Publisher-Printing Location: Printed for Charles Dilly, etc. London Author: William Guthrie, the Astronomical Part by James Ferguson Date: 1792 Size and Page Count: 5.5 X 8.5 Tall; 910 Pages Condition: -Fair- Leather Bound that has ancient repairs with leather on hinge and spine, corners heavy wear, a few pages have stain spots tears on edges, Foxing, heavier on front pages; text block Good, many fold out maps that extend at their fold past the paper text block that have wear and tears from storage.(over 220 years) Illustrations Information: 15 foldout MAPS and Hundreds of Tables and Charts -------- An excellent opportunity for the collector, researcher or historian --------- Articles and Information: Includes: Title page, advertisement (bibliography of changes to each edition up to this one, mentions the 13 Colonies), Preface(6 pages), Contents, Introduction (pages 1… Read More
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Medical Record, Volume 26, July-December, 1884

Medical Record, Volume 26, July-December, 1884

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Medical Record, 1884. leather. 8.5"" X 12"". See Photo Gallery Publisher-Printing Location: William Wood and Company, New York Date and Numbering: July 5, 1884- December 27, 1884, Volume 26 Size and Page Count: 8.5"" X 12"" Tall, about 724 Pages Condition: -Very Good- Textured leather with blind stamp, dark grey cloth bound with gilt lettering on spine, front board and spine has sun fade, book must have been stored carefully through its 130 plus years, text block tight and clear. Slight crease in most pages Illustrations Information: Illustrations of devices and charts and tables -------- An excellent opportunity for the collector, researcher or historian --------- Articles and Information: Bound volume of The Medical Record A Weekly Journal of Medicine and Surgery Edited by George F. Shrady, A.M.,M.D., Surgeon to the Presbyterian and St. Francis Hospitals, New York. First article is Some Remarks on Affections of the Heart -By J. Milner Fothergill, M.D.… Read More
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Complete Set of 9 Volumes Domestic Sermons Of Father Gio Paolo Oliva 1689 to 1694
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Complete Set of 9 Volumes Domestic Sermons Of Father Gio Paolo Oliva 1689 to 1694

by Giovanni Paolo Oliva

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Original Rare Complete Set of 9 Volumes Printed from 1689 to 1694 -*Domestic Sermons Of Father Gio Paolo Oliva Volume 1 through 9, printed in Venice MDCXCIII 1689 to 1694 in the Italian Language Said privately in the Roman houses of the Society of GIESV 'From Gio Paolo Oliva General Bracket - With Index and paragraph on each sermon. Very Rev. Giovanni Paolo Oliva, S.J. (4 October 1600 – 26 November 1681)Condition: Very Good to Fine, Over 300 years old, White Paper Bound, 2 ridge strings, on heavy linen rag paper, library stamps on end papers of Dominican College and FG Horn, spine has library sticker, #4 has oily stain on top of spine not effecting text block, 4.5" x 6.75" tall with 310 pages each about 2600 pages total. Example quote:Sermoni Domestici Del Padre Gio Paolo Oliva In Venetia MDCXCIII Detti privatamente nelle Case Romane della Compagnia di GIESV' Da Gio Paolo Oliva Generale della staffa compagnia Parte Terza - - Companion Part Three has Sermons XXV to XXXVI
Giovanni Paolo Oliva (4… Read More
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Southern Historical Society Papers 52 Volumes 1990
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Southern Historical Society Papers 52 Volumes 1990

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1990 to 1992. Fine. Southern Historical Society Papers 1876 - 1959 with 3 Volume Index Picture Gallery A lso See Article about The Southern Historical Society Papers by The Gettysburg Discussion Group Publisher-Printing Location: Broadfoot Publishing Company Wilmington, North Carolina . James I. Robertson, Jr Editor in Chief The set includes 52 volumes, including three index books, all in pristine shape. Cover page with a previous stamp of ownership. The books are organized from January-December by months with excellent information from the Southern side of the war. Date: 1990-1992 Size and Page Count: 6 X 9 Tall Condition: Very Fine Also See Wikipedia Article -------- An excellent opportunity for the collector, researcher or historian --------- Consisting of 52 Volumes and a 3 Volume Index Total Volumes The ink had barely dried on the various surrender documents under which Southern armies laid down their arms when a new war between North and South broke out with real vehemence. This new war--called… Read More
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Christmas Bells First Printing 1865
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Christmas Bells First Printing 1865: Our Young Folks 1865 Volume 1

by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Various

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Original 1865 Our Young Folks Christmas Bells by Henry W. Longfellow First Printing!Civil War Bound Volume 1 All monthly Issues of 1865 the first year of Our Young FolksCondition: Fair, half leather and marbled paper bound, spine cracked, hinges cracked but operational, leather treated with Klucel G, 5.5" X 8.5" tall, 808 pages, with Index, published in Boston Ticknor and Fields 124 Tremont Street. University Press, Welch, Bigelow, & Co. Cambridge 1865. Many Woodcut Illustrations. Most Stories and Poems are First Printings. Theodore Roosevelt read Our Young Folks as a child.A Few Plain Words to my Little Pale-faced Friends.... Dio Lewis Afloat in the Forest.... Mayne Reid Among the Lions.... A. F. Among the Studios .... T. B. Aldrich Andy's Adventures....F.T. TrowbridgeApologizing.... Gail Hamilton (Abigail Dodge) Aunt Esther's Rules.... Harriet Beecher Stowe Aunt Esther's Stories.... Harriet Beecher Stowe Baby of the Regiment, The.... T. W. Higginson Birdie's Day with the Rose-Fairies .... Margaret… Read More
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Entschuldigungen ""Excuses"" 1735 German Language
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Entschuldigungen ""Excuses"" 1735 German Language

by Christian Gottfried Marche, Johann Jakob Rambach

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1735. Hardback. Very Good. Original 1735 Entschuldigungen ""Excuses"" in Old German language and font. Early Protestant writings. Authors: Christian Gottfried Marche , Johann Jakob Rambach Condition: Good, Has been re-covered in the 1950's or 1960's with a woodgrain vinyl sheeting, 560 pages 4"" X 6.5"" Tall. What follows is the beginning of the book proper, after the Forward/Dedication. -- To the dear reader, Light and Grace are wished to you from the first source of salvation by yours Johann Jacob Hambach. Dear reader, The sin of excuses is one of the first fruits of the Fall. For just as soon as a human was unfaithful to his Creator, and He called him (the person) back to Himself, stood him before His judgment, and asked: Did you not eat from the tree, about which I commanded you, you should not eat from it? Then Adam answered: That woman you presented me with gave me to eat from that tree, and I ate. And when god thereafter also called the woman to account, and asked her: Why did you do this?,… Read More
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The Spectator Set 1753 6 of 8
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The Spectator Set 1753 6 of 8: Being in Libraries so influenced - George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Alexander Hamilton

by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele

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Many powerful figures on America's founding owned a copy of The Spectator including George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Alexander Hamilton.
Original Edition -1753 -The Spectator- 6 Volumes of 8 total printed
Publisher-Printing Location: Printed for J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper London Date and Numbering:MDCCLII 1753 Volume 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8 Size and Page Count: 4" X 6.5" Tall
Condition: -Very Good- Half Leather Bound with marble paper boards. Leather cracking on spine covers, Hindges work, some foxing or darker areas on end paper. Text blocks tight and complete. Private library Emblem on inside of front boards of earlier owner "William Benj Marshall"
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-------- An excellent opportunity for the collector, researcher or historian ---------
Volume 1 # 1 March 1 to #80 June 1, 1711
Volume 2 #81 June 2 to #169 September 13, 1711
Volume 5 #322 March 10 to #394 June 2, 1712
Volume 6 #395 June 3 to #473 September 2, 1712
Volume 7 #474 September 3 to #555 December 6, 1712
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Huckleberry Finn - Civil War November 1884 to April 1888 Century Monthly Magazine Series
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Huckleberry Finn - Civil War November 1884 to April 1888 Century Monthly Magazine Series: First American Printing of Huckleberry Finn, Memoranda on the Civil War

by Mark Twain, U.S.Grant, William Tecumseh Sherman , Philip Sheridan, George B. McClellan, James Longstreet, P.G.T. Beauregard, Various

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1884. soft. Fine. Original Edition The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine November 1884 - to - April 1888 Volumes 7 - to - 13 These 7 volumes, each one containing 6 original issues (42 issues), comprise one of the most desirable and highly sought after classics. Original text block beautifully rebound in black leather and buckram with gild lettering.
The December 1884 issue contains the First American Printing of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain .
Each issue contains the Famous Series entitled Battles and Leaders of the Civil War . These volumes contain this complete series . The publishers contracted with leaders on both sides of the Civil War to write their first hand accounts and details of the significant battles and events. U.S.Grant was paid $1,000.00 of each of 4 articles. Grant later included these articles in his 2 volume set memoirs. The series drew so much interest that it lasted for three years. Among the contributors to the series besides Grant were Union generals, William Tecumseh… Read More
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine  July December 1838
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine July December 1838: Arnold's History of Rome,

by Isaac Preston Cory, Thomas Warton, T.L. Mitchell, Frederic W. Faber, John Kenyon, James Montgomery,

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Volume XLIV American Edition 1838 VII, New YorkScare Periodical, July to December 1838, 6 month boundBlackwood's Magazine was a British magazine and miscellany printed between 1817 and 1980. Many First Printings of poem and articles.-Poem Sexton's Daughter (first printing)(Archaeus pseudonymous)- Ancient fragments of The Phoenician Chaldean document by Isaac Preston Cory- Poems by John Kenyon- Arnold's History of Rome- Avenger- The Murdering Banker- Buenos Ayres- Callimachus- Cassimir PerrierAlcestic of Euripides by Chapman- Christopher in his Cave- Coronation Queen Victoria I by James Montgomery- Colonial misgovernment- Corn Laws- Irish Oysters- Early Enghish Songs and PoemsFrance war in disquiseFuneralsThomas War poetryHerringHymn to DianaPhilosoply of ConsciousnessJohn KenyonLace Merchant of NamurLegendary LoreLiberalism of PoperyMexico war in DisguiseT.L. Mitchell expeditions into Eastern AustraliaNamurNew South Wales expeditions by T.L. Mitchell Orpheus-Sonnets by Rev. Frederic W. FaberColonial… Read More
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Edgar Allan Poe Tales of Imagination 1895 Original Rare
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Edgar Allan Poe Tales of Imagination 1895 Original Rare

by Edgar Allan Poe

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Edgar Allan Poe Tales of Imagination 1895
The Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan PoeVolume 1 of 6No. 200 of 250 copies on Imperial Japan Paper with publisher's printed presentation in this Volume I. Publisher's Red cloth with gilt lettering and gilt edging.. Spine cover has been previously repaired with Japanese paper; . Some creases to plain tissue overleaves; some scattered inoffensive foxing. Reasonably tight and sound.. . Frontage piece Photogravure on The Gold-Bug Original Etching, . Preface.Printed by George Barrie & Son, Publishers Philadelphia # 200 of 250 printed for C. M. Stone, Keystone, South DakotaPhotogravures onThe Gold-BugBereniceLigeiaMetzengersteinThe Fall of The House of UsherThe Pit and The PendulumThe Facts in The Case of M. ValdemarMs. Found In a BottleThe Black Cat
The Tales and PoemsThe Gold-BugBereniceLigeiaMorellaMetzengersteinThe Imp of the PerverseThe Fall of The House of UsherThe Pit and The PendulumThe Mask of The Red DeathThe Cask of AmontilladoMesmeric RevelationThe Facts… Read More
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