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61 (Griffith, E. M.) FIRST ANNUAL REPORT OF THE STATE FORESTER 0F WISCONSIN 1906
Madison, WI: Democrat Printing Co., State Printer, 1906. 1906. Very good 
Madison, WI: Democrat Printing Co., State Printer, 1906.. 1906.. Very good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on the front cover. The binding is bumped & lightly rubbed with some light staining to the front cover. 67 pages with the compliment slip of the State Board of Forestry bound in. There is an owner's ink name on the front endpaper. Illustrated with black- and-white plates. Very good.

E. M. Griffith was the first State Forester hired by the State of Wisconsin and was an early leader in developing state forestry programs that shaped Wisconsin forestry over the past hundred years. His pioneering spirit and foresight led to the development of forest reserves in northern Wisconsin, the beginning of farm woodlot research, recognition of the recreational value of Wisconsin's forests, the establishment of a state game preserve and development of a state parks system. Griffith was inducted into the Wisconsin Forestry Hall of Fame in 1984. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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62 (Groth, Ann and John). Casey, Robert J CHICAGO MEDIUM RARE / When we were both younger
Indianapolis/New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., (1952). (1952). Good Signed
Indianapolis/New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., (1952).. (1952).. Good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY ROBERT J. CASEY - Octavo, green cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is bumped with its extremities slightly faded. There are 3 tiny white marks to the rear cover. The dust jacket is chipped with a long tear to its front fold & large pieces out of the head & tail of its spine. Its rear panel is soiled and there are tiny ink stains to its front flap from the inscription. 347 pages. Pictorial title in brown & white and black-and-white textual illustrations by Ann and John Groth. Good in a fair dust wrapper.

First edition.

Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper to newspaperman H. Parker Lowell of the Des Moines Register and Chicago Examiner: "For Parker H. Lowell -- The old dog-fancier of Des Moines -- With the admiration and affection of -- Bob Casey". Lowell's attractive book label with his ink signature and address is mounted on the half-title and his underlinings and brief notations are penciled throughout the text.

Robert Joseph Casey [1890-1962] was a decorated combat veteran and distinguished Chicago-based newspaper correspondent and columnist. After serving in World War I, he joined the Chicago Daily News and worked there as a foreign correspondent and columnist for twenty-seven years. He covered World War II in England, France, Africa and the Pacific. After retiring from the Daily News in 1947, he continued to write books and freelance newspaper articles.

In this book he writes a history of the Chicago of his grandfather's time and of his own youth. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD

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63 (Halpeeny, Frances G.; Hamelin, Jean). DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN BIOGRAPHY. Volume IX: 1861 to 1870.
Toronto and Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, (1976). (1976). Good 
Toronto and Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, (1976).. (1976).. Good. - Large octavo, cloth, in dw. Tail of spine chipped; dw lightly soiled with label removed from front panel, tail of spine chipped & flaps glued to pastedowns. xiii & 967 pp. Small stains to fore-edge. Ex-library with typed label on dw spine. Good. Dust jacket present. 
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64 (Hamilton, Alexander). Boyd, Julian P NUMBER 7: ALEXANDER HAMILTON'S SECRET ATTEMPTS TO CONTROL AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY. With Supporting Documents
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1964. 1964. Very good 
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1964.. 1964.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is rubbed, soiled & chipped with its spine faded. xvii & 166 pages. There is an owner's ink name & address on the front endpaper. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

First edition.

A book about the "indefatigable efforts" of Alexander Hamilton, as Secretary of the Treasury under George Washington, "to bend American foreign policy toward a closer connection with Great Britain." Hamilton was designated "Number 7" in the dispatches of a British secret agent. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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65 (Hancock, John). Brown, Abram English JOHN HANCOCK: HIS BOOK
Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1898. 1898. Good 
Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1898.. 1898.. Good. - Octavo, teal cloth titled in gilt with a vignette portrait stamped in gilt on the front cover. The top edge is gilt. The binding is bumped & rubbed with some light staining to the rear cover. The spine is faded. xii & 286 pages. Black-and-white plates, including a portrait frontispiece with a tissue guard, & black-and-white textual illustrations. There is occasional light foxing & the top corners of the prelims are lightly bumped. Good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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66 (Harvard College) THE RULES AND BY-LAWS OF THE BOARD OF OVERSEERS OF HARVARD COLLEGE. To which is Appended the College Charter, with Sundry Acts and Instruments Relating to the Powers and Duties of the Overseers
Boston: Printed by John Wilson and Son, 1857. 1857. Fair 
Boston: Printed by John Wilson and Son, 1857.. 1857.. Fair. - 12mo, limp brown cloth titled in gilt within a blind stamped decorative frame on the front cover. The covers are rubbed with some wear to the corners and head and tail of the spine. There is a split to the cloth in the middle of the front joint. 60 pages. The endpapers are soiled and the leaves are darkened. Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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67 (Hasbrouck Institute) THE HASBROUCK SPHYNX. Published every month of the School Year at Hasbrouck Institute, Jersey City. (27 issues)
Jersey City, NJ: Hasbrouck Institute, 1898-1908. [1898]. [1898]. Very good 
Jersey City, NJ: Hasbrouck Institute, 1898-1908. [1898].. [1898].. Very good. - Quarto, 10-1/4 inches high by 7 inches wide. Softcovers, bound in stapled printed wraps. The covers are slightly soiled and stained. 12 pages per issue, with textual illustrations. There is some browning to the center of the pages of the first issue, and an annotation penned in ink at the top of the front cover of the second issue. The 27 issues are in otherwise good to very good condition.

Includes Vol. 1, No. 1 (November 1898) through Vol. 1, No. 5 (March 1899), Vol. 1, No. 7 (May 1899) through Vol. 1, No. 8 (June 1899), Vol. 2, No. 1 (December 1905) through Vol. 2, No. 7 (the June 1906 "Commencement Number"), Vol. 3, No. 1 (October 1906), through Vol. 3, No. 9 (June 1907), and Vol. 4, numbers 1 through 4 (October 1907 through January 1908).

A student publication of the Hasbrouck Institute, these issues were from the collection of James B. Pond ("Bim"), the son of Major James Pond, a 19th century impressario who founded the Pond Bureau. Both the father and son organized and set up lecture tours for important personalities of their time. Mark Twain and Henry M. Stanley were among the many clients they befriended.

James "Bim" Pond was a graduate of the Hasbrouck Institute in 1906 and edited The Sphynx from December 1905, when it was revived, until his graduation in June 1906.

The Hasbrouck Institute was founded as a preparatory collegiate institute for boys in 1856 by Dr. Washington Hasbrouck. Many of its graduates went on to occupy prominent positions in Jersey City and throughout the country. 
Price: 200.00 USD

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68 (Haven, Richard). Park, John C ADDRESS AT A MEETING OF THE DESCENDANTS OF RICHARD HAVEN OF LYNN, AT FRAMINGHAM, MASS., AUGUST 19, 1844. Second Centennial Anniversary of His Landing in New England by John C. Park of Boston. Also, An Account of the Proceedings and Events of the Day, by the Committee of Arrangements for the Occasion
Boston: Samuel N. Dickinson, Printer, 1844. 1844. Fair Signed
Boston: Samuel N. Dickinson, Printer, 1844.. 1844.. Fair. INSCRIBED AND INITIALED BY A MEMBER OF THE HAVEN FAMILY - Octavo, softcover bound in printed brown wrappers. The wraps are chipped with tears are pieces out and the front wrap is detached. 27 pages. The page corners are bumped. There are light vertical creases to the wraps & pages where the pamphlet has been folded. The contents are good. A fair working copy.

First edition. "Printed by Direction of the Meeting, for the Use of the Family."

There is a contemporary inscription penned along the top of the front wrap: "Charles E. Haven / from his brother W. H." First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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SCANLAN'S MONTHLY. Volume One Number One. March 1970. Editors: Warren Hinckle III, Sidney E. Zion, (Herge). Thompson, Hunter S.; Waugh, Auberon; Stern, Sol; Hecht, Ben; et al)
69 (Herge). Thompson, Hunter S.; Waugh, Auberon; Stern, Sol; Hecht, Ben; et al) SCANLAN'S MONTHLY. Volume One Number One. March 1970. Editors: Warren Hinckle III, Sidney E. Zion
(New York): Scanlan's Monthly, 1970. 1970. Very good 
(New York): Scanlan's Monthly, 1970.. 1970.. Very good. - Small quarto [approximately 10-3/4 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in printed white self wraps. The wraps are slightly bumped & lightly soiled with light foxing around the edges. 132 pages. Illustrated in color and black & white. The top corners of the first few leaves are lightly bumped. Very good. Among the contents of the first issue of this intensely radical magazine is an article by Hunter S. Thompson "The Temptations of Jean-Claude Killy", a typical raucously eloquent account of an interview with the retired skier. The article is preceded by a letter to the Scanlan editors, explaining how "Playboy", who had assigned him the piece, refused to publish it and how he was now on their blacklist. Sol Stern contributes "Altamont: The Woodstock Nation's Pearl Harbor", illustrated with color photographs. "The Unfinished Life of Mickey Cohen" is a half-completed biography of Jewish gangster Mickey Cohen written by Ben Hecht in 1958-9 with an introduction by Sidney E. Zion describing how Hecht met Cohen when Cohen became interested in helping the Irgun get the British out of Palestine. Also of note is "The Short Outrageous Political History of Biafra" by Auberon Waugh. In the rear of the magazine is the four-page color comic strip, Installment 1 of Herge's "The Adventures of Tintin: Flight 714". 
Price: 150.00 USD
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A WONDERFUL VINTAGE 1939 NEWS PHOTOGRAPH DEPICTING FORMER U.S. PRESIDENT HERBERT HOOVER WITH AUSTRIAN PRESIDENT WILHELM MIKLAS DURING THE PERIOD WHICH PRECEDED THE SECOND WORLD WAR, (Hoover, President Herbert.; and Miklas, Wilhelm)
70 (Hoover, President Herbert.; and Miklas, Wilhelm) A WONDERFUL VINTAGE 1939 NEWS PHOTOGRAPH DEPICTING FORMER U.S. PRESIDENT HERBERT HOOVER WITH AUSTRIAN PRESIDENT WILHELM MIKLAS DURING THE PERIOD WHICH PRECEDED THE SECOND WORLD WAR
1939. 1939. Very good 
1939.. 1939.. Very good. - sc The 8-1/2 inch high by 6-1/2 inch wide photograph depicts the former President with Austrian President Wilhelm Miklas during Hoover's visit to that country. This is a vintage photograph distributed by the International News Photos at the time, with the their eagle logo on the verso. The text for a press release printed on a sheet of paper is mounted to the bottom from the verso.

The text for the press release which accompanies the image reads as follows:

"HOOVER VISITS TROUBLED AUSTRIA - - VIENNA, AUSTRIA.......As a private citizen, ex-President Herber Hoover has been granted unusual courtesys [sic] in visiting heads of various European governments. Above he is pictured with Wilhelm Miklas, President of the Austrian Republic which is now in throes of a crisis as Germany tries to put her Nazi's in control. After his visit here, Hoover visited Germany, dined with Realmleader Adolf Hitler and, according to uncomfirmed news reports, criticized or openly disagreed with the latters methods of restoring the Fatherland to its pre-war power." 
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71 (Hornby, Lester G.). Kerfoot, J. B BROADWAY
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1911. 1911. Good 
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1911.. 1911.. Good. - Octavo, pictorial light gray cloth titled in gilt on spine & in gilt with an illustration stamped in dark greenish gray on front cover; the top edge is gilt. The covers are bumped with soiling to the rear cover. The spine is slightly faded with the head & tail chipped & the head slightly frayed. vii, [i], 188 & [3] pages plus colophon. The front endpaper is lightly soiled & there is a tear to the paper of the front pastedown. The page edges are very slightly darkened. Illustrated in black-and-white after drawings by Lester G. Hornby with frontispiece, plates & pictorial chapter title pages with tissue guards. Good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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72 (Hudson, Henry). Janvier, Thomas A HENRY HUDSON: A Brief Statement of His Aims and His Achievements. To Which Is Added a Newly-Discovered Partial Record Now First Published of The Trial of the Mutineers by Whom He and Others Were Abandoned to Their Death
NY and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1909. 1909. Good 
NY and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1909.. 1909.. Good. - Octavo, gray cloth titled in white with blue & white illustration mounted on front cover. The covers are lightly bumped; the spine is faded with the head chipped & frayed. xiii, [1] leaf, 147 & [1] pp. There is a small label on the front pastedown with offsetting to the endpaper & a very small area of the surface has been rubbed away; there is an owner's pencil name on the front endpaper; there is occasional light soiling. B&W frontispiece & B&W plates. Good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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73 (Inman, Arthur Crew). THE INMAN DIARY: A Public and Private Confession. Edited by Daniel Aaron. (2 volumes).
Cambridge, Massachusetts; and London, England: Harvard University Press, 1985. 1985. Fine 
- Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt within burgundy panels on the spines. The 2 volumes are housed in their original light green cloth covered slipcase with a pictorial tan wrap-around band. xxvi, & 1,661 consecutively numbered pages. Near fine.

The second printing of this extraordinary biography. Condensed and edited by Daniel Aaron from Arthur Crew Inman's original 155 volume diary, this fascinating biography documents the life of a man born to priviledge who, following a nervous collapse and believing himself invalid, lived vicariously through the newspapers of the day and through those people he hires to visit him in his dark Boston apartment. Fond of women, despite his condition, his marriage to Evelyn Yates is itself full of melodramatic episodes. An impressive journal which reflects on the politics and history of the period. 
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THE JACKSONIAN EPOCH., (Jackson, Andrew). Peck, Charles H.
74 (Jackson, Andrew). Peck, Charles H. THE JACKSONIAN EPOCH.
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1899. 1899. Very good 
- Octavo, navy blue cloth titled in gilt. The top edge is gilt. The corners of the covers are rubbed. The head & tail of the spine are creased & slightly chipped. viii, [1] leaf & 472 pages. There is a light horizontal crease to the preliminary pages & the first chapter. The front edges of 2 leaves are chipped where they have been roughly opened. Very good.

First edition.

Mounted on the front pastedown is the book label of Louis Marlin Antisdale, a nineteenth-century journalist who was on the staff of the Rochester Herald and was editor and part proprietor from 1898. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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75 (Jefferson, Thomas). Whitehill, Walter Muir THE MANY FACES OF MONTICELLO: Address at Monticello / 13 April 1964. (Cover title)
(Charlottesville, VA: The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, 1965). 1965). Fine 
(Charlottesville, VA: The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, 1965).. 1965).. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial light green wrappers. The wraps are slightly darkened along the spine. 14 pages. 4 pages of black-and-white illustrations, including ground plans of Monticello. Near fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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76 (Jenkins, Olaf P.; Averill, Charles V.; et al) THE MOTHER LODE COUNTRY: Geologic Guidebook. Along Highway 49--Sierran Gold Belt. Bulletin 141. Prepared under the direction of Olaf P. Jenkins
San Francisco: Department of Natural Resources, State of California, September 1948. September 1948. Very good 
San Francisco: Department of Natural Resources, State of California, September 1948.. September 1948.. Very good. - Oblong quarto, tan cloth titled in black on the front cover & the spine. The covers show some minor wear at the corners. 164 pages, profusely illustrated in black & white and in color, including geologic maps outlined in color. A previous owner's name is penned on the front endpaper. Very good.

Centennial Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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A WONDERFUL VINTAGE NEWS PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN CIRCA 1953-4 DEPICTING THEN-SENATOR LYNDON JOHNSON CHAIRMAN OF THE SENATE ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE WITH SENATOR WAYNE MORSE AND SENATOR RICHARD RUSSELL OF GEORGIA, (Johnson, Lyndon Baines)
77 (Johnson, Lyndon Baines) A WONDERFUL VINTAGE NEWS PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN CIRCA 1953-4 DEPICTING THEN-SENATOR LYNDON JOHNSON CHAIRMAN OF THE SENATE ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE WITH SENATOR WAYNE MORSE AND SENATOR RICHARD RUSSELL OF GEORGIA
1953. 1953. Very good 
1953.. 1953.. Very good. - sc The 7-1/4 inch high by 9 inch wide photograph depicts Lyndon Johnson, who was later to become President of the United States, seated at a conference table with Senators Wayne Morse and Richard Russell. This is a vintage photograph distributed by the International News Photos Company at the time, with the their eagle logo on the verso. The text for a press release printed on a sheet of paper is stapled to the left of the photo.

The text for the press release which accompanies the image reads as follows: "UMT (H) - ARMED SERVICES Committee of the Senate has advocated Universal Military Training. Senator Lyndon Johnson (left), who declares 'we must have the men,' is talking over the long-range measure with Sen. Wayne Morse (center) and Sen. Richard Russell, of Georgia.

Lyndon Johnson was later elected as Vice President under President John F. Kennedy. He assumed the Presidency upon the assassination of President Kennedy and was soon embroiled in the Vietnam conflict. 
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78 (Johnston, John W.; Chairman; et al) REPORT OF THE COMMISSION CREATED IN ACCORDANCE WITH A JOINT RESOLUTION OF CONGRESS, APPROVED MARCH 3, 1881, PROVIDING FOR THE ERECTION OF A MONUMENT AT YORKTOWN, VA., Commemorative of the Surrender of Lord Cornwallis
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1883. 1883. Good 
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1883.. 1883.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps. The wraps are bumped, soiled & chipped. The backstrip is perished & the spine has been reinforced with gray cloth tape. The tape is split along the rear joint with a large piece out at the tail of the spine, & the lower third of the front wrap is detached. 169 pages. Some bottom page corners are creased & the bottom corner of the last leaf is darkened & chipped. Illustrated with a black-and-white plate depicting the proposed monument. Ex-library with the remnants of a library label on the rear wrap and a numeral & "discarded" stamp on the verso of the title. Good.

First edition.

Among the contents of this report on the celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of the surrender of Lord Cornwallis to American and French forces at Yorktown are a Centennial Ode by Paul H. Hayne of South Carolina, remarks by John W. Johnston, and a number of orations, including one by Robert C. Winthrop of Boston recounting the events surrounding the surrender. First Edition. 
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79 (Kelly, Al). Rose, Alexander AL KELLY'S DOUBLE LIFE. (Unscrambled by Alexander Rose)
New York: Frederick Fell, Inc., (1966). (1966). Good Signed
New York: Frederick Fell, Inc., (1966).. (1966).. Good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AL KELLY - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is rubbed with a few tiny white marks. The spine & extremities of the dust jacket are faded & a bit darkened & its top edge is chipped. [xii], 20 pages of black-and-white illustrations & 220 pages. The top edge is lightly foxed. Very good in a good dust wrapper,

Inscribed and signed in full by Al Kelly on the half-title Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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80 (Kennedy, J.C. G.) REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE CENSUS FOR DECEMBER 1, 1852 / The Seventh Census. To Which is Appended the Report for December 1, 1851. Printed by Order of the House of Representatives of the United States
Washington, DC: Robert Armstrong, Printer, 1853. 1853. Good 
Washington, DC: Robert Armstrong, Printer, 1853.. 1853.. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on the front cover. The covers are lightly bumped with some tiny stains to the front edge of the front cover. The head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. 160 pages. Illustrated with numerous tables. There is a piece out of the top corner of the front endpaper & there is a faded gift inscription on the flyleaf. The contents are heavily foxed throughout. Good only.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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