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61 Bossuet, Jacques Benigne ORAISON FUNEBRE DE HENRIETTE ANNE D'ANGLETERRE, DUCHESSE D'ORLEANS. Prononcee a Saint Denis le 21. jour d'Aoust 1670. Par Messire Jacques Benigne Bossuet, Conseiller du Roi en ses Conseils, Eveque de Condom, Precepteur de Monseigneur Le Dauphin
(Paris: Les Bibliolatres de France, 1942). 1942). Very good 
(Paris: Les Bibliolatres de France, 1942).. 1942).. Very good. - Large octavo [11-1/4 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide]. 6 signatures are laid into printed cream wraps with a vignette of a printing press on the front wrap. The corners of the front wrap are bumped. 36 & [1] pages plus colophon, partially unopened. Illustrated in black & cream with an engravedd title vignette, and with an engraved portrait frontispiece, head- piece & tail-piece by J. Pheulpin. Very good.

Reprinted from the original 1670 edition. 
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62 Bossuet, Jacques Benigne ORAISON FUNEBRE DE MARIE TERESE D'AUSTRICHE, INFANTE D'ESPAGNE, REINE DE FRANCE ET DE NAVARRE. Prononcee a Saint Denis le premier de Septembre 1683. Par Monsieur Jacques Benigne Bossuet, Evesque de Meaux, Conseiller du Roy en ses Conseils, cy-devant Precepteur de Monseigneur le Dauphin, Premier Aumosnier de Madame la Dauphine
(Paris: Les Bibliolatres de France, 1942). 1942). Good 
(Paris: Les Bibliolatres de France, 1942).. 1942).. Good. - Large octavo [11-1/4 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide]. 7 signatures are laid into printed cream wraps with a vignette of a printing press on the front wrap. There is a long tear to the spine & the lower half of the rear wrap is detached. 41 & [2] pages plus colophon, partially unopened. Illustrated in black & cream with a portrait frontispiece, a title vignette & a head-piece by J. Pheulpin. Good.

Reprinted from the original 1683 edition. The text is in French. 
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63 Bossuet, Jacques Benigne ORAISON FUNEBRE DE TRES-HAUT, ET TRES-PUISSANT PRINCE LOUIS DE BOURBON / PRINCE DE CONDE, PREMIER PRINCE DU SANG. Prononcee a l'Eglise de Nostre-Dame de Paris le 10. jour de Mars 1687. Par Monsieur Jacques Benigne Bossuet, Evesque de Meaux, Conseiller du Roy en ses Conseils, cy-devant Precepteur de Monseigneur le Dauphin, Premier Aumosnier de Madame la Dauphine
(Paris: Les Bibliolatres de France, 1943). 1943). Fine 
(Paris: Les Bibliolatres de France, 1943).. 1943).. Fine. - Large octavo [11-1/4 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide]. 7 signatures are laid into printed cream wraps with a vignette of a printing press on the front wrap. The rear wrap is slightly darkened around the edges & the tail of the spine is lightly chipped. 43 pages plus colophon, partially unopened. Illustrated in brown & cream with a portrait frontispiece, a title vignette & a head-piece & tail-piece by J. Pheulpin. Near fine.

Reprinted from the original 1687 edition. The text is in French. 
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64 Bossuet, Jacques Benigne ORAISON FUNEBRE DE TRES-HAUTE ET TRES-PUISSANTE PRINCESSE ANNE DE GONZAGUE DE CLEVES, PRINCESSE PALATINE. Prononcee en presence de Monseigneur le Duc, de Madame la Duchesse, & de Monseigneur le Duc de Bourbon, dans l'Eglise des Carmelites du Fauxbourg Saint Jacques, le 9. Aoust 1685. Par Messire Jacques Benigne Bossuet, Evesque de Meaux, Conseiller du Roy en ses Conseils, cy-devant Precepteur de Monseigneur le Dauphin, Premier Aumosnier de Madame la Dauphine
(Paris: Les Bibliolatres de France, 1943). 1943). Very good 
(Paris: Les Bibliolatres de France, 1943).. 1943).. Very good. - Large octavo [11-1/4 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide]. 7 signatures are laid into printed gray wraps with a vignette of a printing press on the front wrap. The wraps are lightly bumped with a short tear to the bottom corner of the front wrap & a tiny stain to the rear wrap. There is a small piece out of the tail of the spine. 42 pages plus colophon, partially unopened. Illustrated in brown & cream with a portrait frontispiece, a title vignette & a head-piece & tail-piece by J. Pheulpin. Very good.

Reprinted from the original 1685 edition. The text is in French. 
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SIGNATURE ON A PIECE OF NOTE PAPER OF IRISH STATESMAN AND VICEROY OF INDIA RICHARD BOURKE, SIXTH EARL OF MAYO., Bourke, Richard, 6th Earl of Mayo. (1822-1872). Irish statesman and politician. Viceroy of India (1869-1872).
65 Bourke, Richard, 6th Earl of Mayo. (1822-1872). Irish statesman and politician. Viceroy of India (1869-1872). SIGNATURE ON A PIECE OF NOTE PAPER OF IRISH STATESMAN AND VICEROY OF INDIA RICHARD BOURKE, SIXTH EARL OF MAYO.
Circa [1860]. [1860]. Good Signed
Circa [1860]., [1860].. Good . - Signature penned in black ink on a six-sided piece of note paper, 2-3/8 inches high by 3-3/8 inches wide, mounted on a slightly larger six-sided card. Boldly signed "Mayo". There is a vertical crease to the paper with a small gray mark at bottom left. Good. Robert Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo [1822-1872], known as Lord Naas from 1842 to 1867, was a Viceroy of India and a leading member of the British Conservative Party from Dublin, Ireland. He entered parliament in 1847 and was three times appointed Chief Secretary of Ireland -- in 1852, 1858 and 1866. In 1969 he became the fourth Viceroy of India, where he was often known locally as "Lord Mayo". He consolidated the frontiers of India, reorganized the country's finances and promoted irrigation, railways, forests and other useful public works. In 1872, while inspecting the convict settlement at Port Blair in the Andaman Islands, he was assassinated by Sher Ali Afridi, an Afridi Pathan convict who was apparently motivated by a sense of injustice at his own imprisonment and had resolved to kill a high-ranking colonial official. 
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TWO TYPED LETTERS SIGNED by ROLAND WILLIAN BOYDEN as U.S. representative on the Reparation Commission, regarding concessions accorded Germany., Boyden, Roland William (1863-1931). Lawyer and Statesman who as the U.S. Representative to the Reparation Commission suggested that the Versailles Treaty would guarantee Germany could not pay reparations and that the agreement should be redrawn.
66 Boyden, Roland William (1863-1931). Lawyer and Statesman who as the U.S. Representative to the Reparation Commission suggested that the Versailles Treaty would guarantee Germany could not pay reparations and that the agreement should be redrawn. TWO TYPED LETTERS SIGNED by ROLAND WILLIAN BOYDEN as U.S. representative on the Reparation Commission, regarding concessions accorded Germany.
Paris, June 4th and June 5th, 1923. 1923. Fair Signed
Paris, June 4th and June 5th, 1923.. 1923.. Fair. - Two letters by the U.S.'s unofficial representative to the Reparation Commission responding to James R. Barbour, the representative of the Farmers Loan and Trust Company. The first letter contains over 400 words typed on 2 pages of 10-5/8 inch high by 8-1/4 inch wide buff paper, the first page of which is typed on "United States Unofficial Delegation Reparation Commission" stationery with the United States pictorial eagle logo embossed in blind at top left. In his letter Roland William Boyden writes that "I think there is no such record as you have in mind in your letter...." He goes on to enumerate certain concessions made to Germany: "One illustration might be the advance which the Allies made to Germany in connection with the Spa coal agreement, something in excess of 300,000,000 gold marks. This amount was advanced in cash, and, of course, has now been charged up against Germany's payments. ... I think also, off-hand, of delays accorded Germany in connection with disarmament, dissolution of military forces, etc.... " He mentions that "It is not uncommon to speak of the determination of the German reparation obligation at 132 milliards of gold marks as a concession...." He concludes by writing that: "As you will see, I am not attempting to give a list, but merely to guess at some of the things which Mr. Loucher had in his mind." Signed "RW Boyden". A discreet pencil annotation on the second page was likely written by the recipient. Folded for mailing with tears along the right edges of the folds and rust stains and tears from a paper clip once affixed to the top of both pages. The edges of the first page are darkened with creases and chips to the top and right edges of that page.

Having read something the following morning, Roland William Boyden has typed a second letter, dated June 5th, 1923. In this 100 word letter typed on 10-5/8 inch high by 8-1/4 inch wide buff paper "United States Unofficial Delegation Reparation Commission" stationery, Boyden is reminded of a "speech made by Mr. Dubois, former President of the Reparation Commission.... it involved some resume of the German obligation and the changes in it. While it was devoted mainly to Germany's failure to meet her obligations, my guess is that you would find in it more or less helpful history...." Signed "RW Boyden". Folded for mailing with tears along the right edge of the folds and a paper clip stain at top left. There is some creasing with a couple of small chips along the right edge and a tear to the top edge.

The American lawyer and statesman Roland William Boyden (1863-1931) led the legal enforcement division of the United States Food Administration and, after the war, was in charge of the American Relief Administration. In 1920, Boyden was appointed by President Woodrow Wilson to unofficially represent the United States at the meetings of the Reparation Commission, a position to which he was re-appointed by President Warren Harding. Controversy arose when, in January of 1923, he suggested that the Treaty of Versailles pretty much assured that Germany would default in reparation payments and suggested that the agreement be redrawn. The Senate demanded his recall and, though he was not officially recalled, Boyden resigned.

Boyden's observations were prophetic. In keeping with the argument advanced by John Maynard Keynes in his book "The Economic Consequences of the Peace", the burden of reparations would prove a humiliating burden on Germany and lead to the events which foreshadowed the Second World War. 
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TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY CHARLES H. BOYNTON AT A PIVOTAL MOMENT AFTER THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION AND DURING WORLD WAR I., Boynton, Charles H. President of the American-Russian Chamber of Commerce.
67 Boynton, Charles H. President of the American-Russian Chamber of Commerce. TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY CHARLES H. BOYNTON AT A PIVOTAL MOMENT AFTER THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION AND DURING WORLD WAR I.
New York: Jul 18, 1916. 1916. Very good Signed
New York: Jul 18, 1916.. 1916.. Very good. - Approximately 107 words typed on a sheet of his personalized letterhead, 11 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide, and addressed to James B. Pond in New York City. Signed "C. H. Boynton". Pond's red stamp "Ans'd Jul 20 1918" appears in the top right corner of the letterhead. There is some light staining to the bottom right corner of the letter & the corners of the letter are lightly creased. Very good.

It appears that lecture impresario James B. Pond has sought Boynton's help in contacting Russian Premier Alexander Kerensky who, Pond believes, is expected in New York. Boynton writes that Kerensky's Vice-Premier Mr. Konovaloff has left New York to report back to Kerensky, who is in France. Boynton advises Pond that Kerensky's plans will depend on his meeting with Konovaloff. He also gives Pond Kerensky's address at the Russian Embassy in Paris.

The background to this letter is clarified in a June 11, 1918 article in the New Zealand Herald headed "Allies and Russia. Envoy for Assistance. Arrival in America". The article announces "with the arrival of M. Konovaloff, Vice-Premier under M. Kerensky, there will be a speedy decision as to what action the allies will take in Russia against Germany....Mr. Konovaloff will probably see President Wilson shortly". Konovaloff was to seek to persuade the allies to intervene in Siberia to prevent Russia passing under German domination.

Charles H. Boynton of the Stock Exchange firm of C. H. Boynton & Co. was made President of the American-Russian Chamber of Commerce which was incorporated in January 26, 1916 to increase export trade with Russia. 
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68 Breasted, James Henry SURVEY OF THE ANCIENT WORLD
Boston, MA: Ginn and Company, (1919). (1919). Good 
Boston, MA: Ginn and Company, (1919).. (1919).. Good. - Octavo, black cloth titled in red on the spine & in blind on the front cover. The binding is rubbed & bumped. xi & 417 pages. There is an owner's book label on the front pastedown & an ink name on the front endpaper. There is a small area of offsetting to 2 pages of the prelims. There are pencil underlinings in the text. 4 color plates, including a frontispiece with a printed tissue guard, full-page & double-page color maps & full- page & textual illustrations in black & white. Good.

Later printing. 
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69 Brion, Marcel POMPEII AND HERCULANEUM: The Glory and the Grief. Translated by John Rosenberg
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1960). (1960). Very good 
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1960).. (1960).. Very good. - Quarto [10-3/4 inches high by 8 inches wide], cloth, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The top edges of the covers are slightly darkened. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with a tear to the top edge of the rear panel. The jacket spine is spotted with a stain near the head. 237 pages. The page edges are slightly darkened. Profuse illustrations in color and black & white from photographs by Edwin Smith. Very good in a good dust wrapper. Dust jacket present. 
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70 Bryant, Louise SIX RED MONTHS IN RUSSIA: An Observer's Account of Russia Before and During the Proletarian Dictatorship
London, U.K. and West Nyack, NY: The Journeyman Press, (1982). (1982). Very good 
London, U.K. and West Nyack, NY: The Journeyman Press, (1982).. (1982).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped & rubbed with a crease across the bottom corner of the front wrap & 2 vertical creases to the spine. xv, [i] & pages [17]-299. Black-and-white frontispiece & 17 pages of black-and-white illustrations. Very good.

Reprint of the 1918 first edition.

Louise Bryant was one of a few British and American journalists, and the only woman, to record the events of the Russian Revolution for the English-speaking world. She arrived in Petrograd in August 1917 and left in February 1918 as a courier of the People's Commissar of Foreign Affairs. She met workers, soldiers and peasants as well as famous women revolutionaries such as Katherine Breshkovsky, "Grandmother of the Revolution", and Lenin, Trotsky and Kerensky. She was on the first train to Moscow after the Bolsheviks had taken power. First Edition. 
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71 Bryce, James NEUTRAL NATIONS AND THE WAR. (Cover title)
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1914. 1914. Good 
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1914.. 1914.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps. The spine & extremities are darkened. The wraps are lightly bumped & chipped with soiling & small stains. The bottom half-inch of each wrap detached. 16 pages plus 5-page publisher's catalog. There are short tears to the top edges of 4 catalog pages with tiny creases to the bottom edges of 4 leaves. There is some light foxing & soiling. Good. 
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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by SIR FRANCIS BURDETT, on the verso of the correspondent's letter, regarding George Mainwaring's petition accusing Burdett of voter fraud., Burdett, Sir Francis (1770-1844). British reformer and anti-establishment politician.
72 Burdett, Sir Francis (1770-1844). British reformer and anti-establishment politician. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by SIR FRANCIS BURDETT, on the verso of the correspondent's letter, regarding George Mainwaring's petition accusing Burdett of voter fraud.
1804. 1804. Good Signed
- sc - Quarto, [9-1/4 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide. Over 40 words penned on the verso of a folded sheet of creamy white paper within which is penned the correspondent's original letter emphasizing that Burdett should make an appearance in the neighborhood in support of his allies. In his reply, addressed "Dear White", Burdett expresses his conviction that he has no doubt that White is pleased with the result following Mainwairing's petition accusing Burdett of voter Fraud in the election to represent Middlesex. Burdett asks White "will you set to work immediately in your neighborhood, & write a line to [___?] as I do not know his direction." Signed "Yours sincerely, F. Burdett". Addressed in Burdett's hand to "H. White, Esq. / Chace Lodge / Enfield" on the fourth page, with Burdett's faint free frank mark and a date stamp. Folded for mailing with a small hole at the middle which affects the first two letters in the name of the person that he would like the correspondent to write to. Good.

A supporter of Parliamentary Reform, Sir Francis Burdett was asked to run as the left wing candidate for the county of Middlesex in 1802. His win of that seat in the general election of 1802 against William Mainwaring who had previously resisted Burdett's calls for an inquiry into Prison abuses, was voided in 1804. This was the result of a petition filed by William's son George which sought to have the election overturned claiming voter fraud. Burdett went on to lose the 1804 and 1806 elections against George Mainwaring. Rather than contest once again for the Middlesex seat, Burdett was encouraged by a more radical electorate to run as the candidate for Westminster, and he was subsequently elected as the Member of Parliament for that district.

The English reformist politician, Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Baronet (1770-1844) became a member of Parliament in 1796 and, influenced by the political views of his friend, the radical lawyer Horne Tooke, refused to join the Whigs or the Tories. His maiden speech in Parliament as an independent accused the government of oppressing and enslaving the Irish people. He opposed the suspension of Habeas Corpus in 1796 and opposed the government suppression of individual freedom. Burdett later stated that "The best part of my character is a strong feeling of indignation at injustice & oppression and a lively sympathy with the sufferings of my fellows." His campaigns on behalf of mutinous sailors imprisoned in Cold Bath Fields Prison and attacks on the conditions at that prison brought about an official inquiry, but resulted in his being barred by the government from visiting any prison in the kingdom for some time. Burdett became a close friend of the radical politician and publisher William Cobbett who printed Burdett's speech denouncing the imprisonment by the House of the radical John Gale Jones. The House considered this action a breach of privilege and ordered his arrest. Burdett barricaded himself in his house for 2 days, while a mob gathered in his defence. When his friend Thomas Cochrane offered him military assistance, Burdett chose to decline rather than be the cause of bloodshed. He was eventually arrested and imprisoned in the Tower of London but was then released when Parliament was in recess. Burdett denounced corporal punishment in the army, pushed towards Parliamentary reforms, and was prosecuted and imprisoned briefly for his censure and denunciation of the government following the Peterloo Massacre. 
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AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED BY SCOTTISH LIBERAL POLITICIAN AND AUTHOR GEORGE CAMPBELL, 8TH DUKE OF ARGYLL., Campbell, George, 8th Duke of Argyll. (1823-1900). Scottish Liberal politician and writer on science, religion and 19th-century politics.
73 Campbell, George, 8th Duke of Argyll. (1823-1900). Scottish Liberal politician and writer on science, religion and 19th-century politics. AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED BY SCOTTISH LIBERAL POLITICIAN AND AUTHOR GEORGE CAMPBELL, 8TH DUKE OF ARGYLL.
March 1869. 1869. Good Signed
- A few words boldly penned in black ink on a sheet of cream paper, 3-3/8 inches high by 7 inches wide. The paper has been mounted on a piece of card. Signed "Argyll / March 1869." The paper has been folded 4 times for mailing and there is some creasing to it from the mounting. Good.

Argyll is sending a female correspondent his autograph.

Scottish peer George Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll [1823-1900] was a close associate of Queen Victoria's consort Prince Albert. He served as Lord Privy Seal in Lord Aberdeen's cabinet [1852-1855] and then as Postmaster General in Lord Palmerston's first cabinet [1855-1858]. From 1859 to 1866 he was again Lord Privy Seal, first in the second Palmerston administration and then under the Earl of Russell. In December 1868 he was appointed Secretary of State for India under Gladstone. In this role his refusal to promise support against the Russians to the Emir of Afghanistan helped lead to the Second Afghan War. Argyll was also an author on scientific matters, especially evolution and economics. He was a leader of the scholarly opposition to Darwin, an important economist, and an institutionalist, approaching the study of politics by focusing on formal institutions of government. 
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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY THE 4TH GOVERNOR GENERAL OF CANADA JOHN CAMPBELL, 9TH DUKE OF ARGYLL., Campbell, John, 9th Duke of Argyll [Marquess of Lorne]. (1845-1914). The fourth Governor General of Canada.
74 Campbell, John, 9th Duke of Argyll [Marquess of Lorne]. (1845-1914). The fourth Governor General of Canada. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY THE 4TH GOVERNOR GENERAL OF CANADA JOHN CAMPBELL, 9TH DUKE OF ARGYLL.
September 21, 1905. 1905. Very good Signed
September 21, 1905.. 1905.. Very good. - Letter penned in black ink filling both sides of a sheet of cream- colored 6-1/4 inch high by 4- 1/2 inch wide paper. Signed "Argyll". There is some very minor soiling to the letter with a small area of light creasing to the top edge. There is an ink blot to one word on the first side. Folded once for mailing. Very good.

Argyll writes about his wife's health: "I am sorry to say that my wife is in a state of health which the Doctors say will become serious unless she stops exhausting functions. Winter journeying must be avoided as far as possible, so that more expeditions like that to Leeds are prohibited...."

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll [1845-1914], usually better known by the courtesy title Marquess of Lorne, was the fourth Governor General of Canada from 1878 to 1883. In 1871 he married Princess Louise, the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria, the first time since 1515 that a daughter of the sovereign had married a subject of the crown. When his Canadian appointment was announced there was great excitement throughout Canada at the idea of having a royal resident in Rideau Hall, though the press disapproved. Lord Lorne was intensely interested in Canada and Canadians and he and his wife made many lasting contributions to Canadian society, especially to the arts and sciences. A number of Canadian places were named in honor of Lorne and his wife. 
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75 Carlyle, Thomas JOCELIN OF BRAKELOND from Past and Present
NY: William Edwin Rudge, 1923. 1923. Good 
NY: William Edwin Rudge, 1923.. 1923.. Good. - Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt on spine. The front joint is split along the top. Title, half-title, [v] pp., [1] l. & 157 pp. plus colophon. Good.

Limited edition of 510 numbered copies with typography by Bruce Rogers.

A bookseller's catalogue listing of the book is mounted on the rear pastedown.

The twelfth century chronicle of Jocelin of Brakelond recorded the achievements of Abbot Samson of the Monastery of St. Edmund in Edmunston. For Carlyle, the chronicle epitomized the virtues that modern England had lost. In the book, he first castigates the civilization around him, then partly retells, partly translates Jocelin's story. Dust jacket present. 
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76 Carlyle, Thomas THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. Vol. I: The Bastille. Vol. II: The Constitution. Vol. III: The Guillotine. (3 volumes)
New York: George Routledge and Sons, circa [1888]. [1888]. Good 
New York: George Routledge and Sons, circa [1888].. [1888].. Good. - Octavo, olive green cloth with paper labels on the spines. The bindings are lightly rubbed & bumped and the head & tails of the spines are lightly chipped. The labels are foxed with pieces out. 207 pages; 212 pages; and 240 pages. Vol. 2 is lightly cracked at p. 116. There are short tears to the front edges of 2 pages in Vol. 3. Good. 
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77 Carter, Robert THE HUNGARIAN CONTROVERSEY: An Exposure of the Falsifications and Perversions of the Slanderers of Hungary
Boston: Redding & Company, 8 State Street, 1852. 1852. Fair 
Boston: Redding & Company, 8 State Street, 1852.. 1852.. Fair. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wrappers. The wraps are bumped, chipped & soiled with staining to the top edge of the front wrap & a tear to its front edge. The spine has been repaired with white cloth tape which is chipped & torn. The lower half of the rear wrap is detached. 48 pages. The page corners are bumped. There is staining to the top edges of the first 2 leaves with light staining to the top corners of the pages & to the lower front edges of a few rear leaves. A fair reading copy.

Carter contends that those Americans who do not support the Hungarians in the war between Hungary and the House of Hapsburg are being swayed by unjustified attacks on Hungary by the North American Review and the New York Courier and Enquirer. 
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THIRTY YEARS OF STRUGGLE OF THE PARTY. Book One., Central Committee of Propoganda of the Viet Nam Lao Dong Party.
78 Central Committee of Propoganda of the Viet Nam Lao Dong Party. THIRTY YEARS OF STRUGGLE OF THE PARTY. Book One.
Hanoi [North Vietnam]: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1960. 1960. Very good 
Hanoi [North Vietnam]: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1960.. 1960.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in cream wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped with light rippling to the wraps along the spine. 102 pages. The top page corners are very lightly bumped & there are light creases to the bottom corners of the last few leaves. Very good.

First edition.

This pamphlet "was written in commemoration of the thirtieth anniversary of the founding of the Indochinese Communist Party, now the Viet Nam Lao Dong Party." Book One covers the period 1930-1945. First Edition. 
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AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED by the French Minister of the Navy CHABROL DE CROUZOL requesting that the Prefet Maritime of the Brest region welcome an American engineer who wishes to visit the port and maritime establishments of the municipality., Chabrol de Crouzol, Christophe Andre Jean de.
79 Chabrol de Crouzol, Christophe Andre Jean de. AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED by the French Minister of the Navy CHABROL DE CROUZOL requesting that the Prefet Maritime of the Brest region welcome an American engineer who wishes to visit the port and maritime establishments of the municipality.
Paris, May 14, 1827. 1827. Good Signed
- Over 80 words penned in a clerk's hand on 12-1/2 inch high by 8 inch wide "Ministere de la Marine et des Colonies" stationery. In this document addressed to Victor Guy Duperre, who was the Prefet Maritime de Brest from January 1827 to February 1830, de Chabrol requests that the Prefet welcome the bearer of this letter, Mr. Robinson, an American engineer who has come recommended by the American charge d'affaire Mr. Brown. "Monsieur le Prefet, Mr. Robinson qui vous remettra cette lettre, est un ingenieur des Etats Unie qui desire visiter le port de Brest...." De Chabrol elaborates that Mr. Robinson should be allowed access to the port of Brest and maritime establishments of the region. "Je vous pris de vouloir bien accueiller cet etranger et de lui donner toutes les facilitees necessaire pour voir les etablissements maritime...." Boldly signed "de Chabrol" by the French Minister of the Navy. The document, with its attached blank leaf, is folded with creases and some minor chips to the edges. There is a long horizontal tear along the top horizontal fold and shorter tears along the top of the central vertical fold. These tears have been reinforced with archival linen tape from the verso. The edges of the document are darkened.

The French politician Christophe Andre Jean de Chabrol de Crouzol (1771-1836) served under Napoleon. Subsequently, adhering to the 1814 Bourbon restoration, he acquiesced in brutal 1817 reprisals against former supporters of Bonaparte. He served as Minister of the Navy from 1824 to 1829 and then as Minister of Finance from 1829 to 1830. Although he remained a supporter of the Bourbon monarchy, he was unwilling to remain associated with the repressive government and resigned before the July Revolution of 1830.

The Prefet Maritime exercised authority over the sea in a particular region. Created in 1800 to unify the role of civil administrator in command of the harbors of a region and that of an Admiral in command of that region's navy, the Prefet thus played a dual role, reporting to the Prime Minister and to the country's naval and military authorities. Victor Guy Duperre was Prefet Maritime of the Brest prefecture from January 1827 to February 1830. 
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80 Clark, J. Willis; and Gray, Arthur. OLD PLANS OF CAMBRIDGE 1574 TO 1798 By Richard Lyne, George Braun, John Hamond, Thomas Fuller, David Loggan and William Custance, Reproduced in Facsimile with Descriptive Text. Part I: Text with Numerous Illustrations. (Part I only)
Cambridge, U.K.: Bowes and Bowes, 1921. 1921. Good 
- Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The covers are lightly rubbed. The top corner of the front cover is bumped & the cloth along its lower front edge is chipped. xxxvii & 154 deckle-edged pages. Textual illustrations in black & white. The endpapers are darkened & there is occasional foxing throughout. Good.

First edition of the text volume only. First Edition. 
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