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81 (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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82 (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. 
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83 (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. 
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84 (Kennedy, Jacqueline). Thayer, Mary Van Rensselaer JACQUELINE BOUVIER KENNEDY
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1961. 1961. Very good 
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1961.. 1961.. Very good. - Small quarto, red cloth-backed tan cloth, titled in gilt on the spine, in a printed cream dust wrapper. The dust jacked is soiled and rubbed with some light chips to the head and tail of the jacket's spine. 127 pages, illustrated throughout in black & white. Very good.

First edition. Review Copy with the piublisher's review slip laid in at the front. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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85 (Kennedy, John F.). Lowe, Jacques KENNEDY: A TIME REMEMBERED
(New York): Quartet Books, Inc., (1983). (1983). 0704324040 / 9780704324046 Fine 
(New York): Quartet Books, Inc., (1983).. (1983).. Fine. - Quarto, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & soiled. 272 pages. Profuse photographic illustrations in black & white & color. Near fine.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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86 (Kittredge, Walter; 1834-1905). Carter, George Calvin WALTER KITTREDGE: Minstrel of the Merrimack
Manchester, NH: Published by the author, 1953. 1953. Good 
Manchester, NH: Published by the author, 1953.. 1953.. Good. - Octavo, light blue cloth. There is some light foxing to the binding & the spine & extremities are darkened. There is some chipping to the cloth along the bottom edges. [ix] & 124 pages with Kittredge's "Tenting on the Old Camp Ground" printed on the endpapers. Black-and-white photographic illustrations. The gutters are slightly darkened. Good.

A biography of famous New Hampshire songwriter and performer Walter Kittredge by Carter, a writer and orator and a longtime resident and historian of the state. The lyrics of many of Kittredge's songs are included in the text. The foreword is by Hugh Gregg, Governor of New Hampshire. 
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87 (LaForce, J. E.) LE CANADA
Chemin de Fer National du Canada, (1923). (1923). Very good 
Chemin de Fer National du Canada, (1923).. (1923).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in tan wraps titled in gilt with a coat of arms in gilt on the front wrap. The wraps are very lightly bumped with some light soiling to the top inner corner of the front wrap. 95 pages with a folding railroad map tipped onto the rear inside wrap. Black-and-white photographic illustrations. Very good.

This "Edition des Etats Unis" was published for French people in America and Europe, with a brief introduction by J. E. LaForce, Dept. des Industries et Ressources, Chemin de Fer National in Boston, Mass. The text is in French. 
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A WONDERFUL VINTAGE 1939 NEWS PHOTOGRAPH DEPICTING FORMER KANSAS GOVERNOR ALF LANDON, WHO HAD PREVIOUSLY RUN FOR THE PRESIDENCY, WITH HIS FORMER RUNNING MATE AS THEY ARRIVE TO ATTEND F.D.R.'S WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE ON THE NEUTRALITY PROGRAM, (Landon, Alf)
88 (Landon, Alf) A WONDERFUL VINTAGE 1939 NEWS PHOTOGRAPH DEPICTING FORMER KANSAS GOVERNOR ALF LANDON, WHO HAD PREVIOUSLY RUN FOR THE PRESIDENCY, WITH HIS FORMER RUNNING MATE AS THEY ARRIVE TO ATTEND F.D.R.'S WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE ON THE NEUTRALITY PROGRAM
1939. 1939. Very good 
1939.. 1939.. Very good. - sc The 7 inch high by 9 inch wide photograph depicts Alf Landon shaking hands with Col. Frank Knox. This is a vintage photograph distributed by the Associated Press Photos Company at the time, with the their stamp on the verso. The photograph is slightly creased at the corners. The text for a press release printed on a sheet of paper, once mounted to the verso is detached, though present.

The text for the press release which accompanies the image reads as follows: "ARRIVE FOR PARLEY. Former Governor Alf M. Landon (right) of Kansas, Republican Presidential candidate in 1936, and his running mate, Col. Frank Knox (left) of Chicago, were greeted by Rep. Joseph Martin, Jr., minority leader, on arrival in Washington, D.C., where the two Republicans are to participate in a White House conference on the neutrality program."

In the early days of Adolf Hitler's and the Nazi party's rise to power, President Franklin Roosevelt was able to apply a little bit of political Ju-Jitsu by invoking the Neutrality Act passed by isolationists to prevent arm shipments to the Fascists during the Spanish Civil War. But by 1939, this law which forbade not only selling arms to countries involved in war, but also prevented some non-military trades, would have prevented FDR from assisting the British when Nazi Germany initiated hostilities. 
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89 (Larkin, Thomas Oliver). Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham. THE UNITED STATES CONSULATE IN CALIFORNIA.
Berkeley, CA: University of California, 1910. 1910. Good 
- Octavo softcover bound in printed tan wrappers. The binding is bumped & soiled. The head of the spine is torn & the tail is chipped. Title, [1] leaf & pages 165-267. The edges of the book are slightly soiled. Good.

First edition.

Publications of the Academy of Pacific Coast History, Vol. I, No. 5.

Thomas Oliver Larkin [1802-1858] was born in Massachusetts and moved to California in 1832. He was a signer of the original California Constitution and was the first and only United States consul to the California Republic. First Edition. 
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90 (Lee, Jason). Brosnan, Cornelius J JASON LEE: PROPHET OF THE NEW OREGON
NY: The Macmillan Company, 1932. 1932. Very good 
NY: The Macmillan Company, 1932.. 1932.. Very good. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt on spine. The covers are very lightly rubbed & bumped; the spine & the gilt titling are somewhat faded. x, 1 leaf & 348 pp. The endpapers are darkened & a panel of the dw is glued to the rear pastedown; 3 page corners are creased. B&W portrait frontispiece. Very good.

First edition.

Jason Lee was the first missionary to enter Oregon and founded the first permanent American settlement there. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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91 (Leslie, Frank) "SUMMER LIFE AT NIAGARA FALLS": A LARGE 19TH CENTURY WOOD ENGRAVING OF A BRIDAL PARTY UNDER NIAGARA FALLS
New York: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, October 25, 1879. 1879. Fair 
New York: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, October 25, 1879.. 1879.. Fair. - sc - A 23 inch high by 16 inch wide wood engraving from the October 25, 1879 issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. The image, titled "Summer Life at Niagara Falls - A Bridal Party Making a Trip Under the American Falls - 'A Breathing Spot on the Route'" depicts 2 young women in the arms of 2 men as a third looks on. Attired in rain gear, they struggle under the roaring waters of the falls which spills down and up the wooden walkway. At right, three others are crouched over while crossing a wooden bridge or walkway. Text is printed on the verso. Toned and chipped, with a few tears to the right edge. A piece is out from the top left corner and there are 2 other tears with small pieces out from the top edge. There are 5 pinholes along the darkened bottom edge. The edges could easily be matted out. The print is here depicted against stiff yellow paper upon which it was once attached. 
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92 (Lewis, Meriwether). Dillon, Richard MERIWETHER LEWIS: A Biography
New York: Coward-McCann, 1965. 1965. Very good 
New York: Coward-McCann, 1965.. 1965.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The binding is lightly rubbed with some light spotting to the spine. The dust jacket is rubbed, soiled & chipped with a tear to & a piece out of the rear fold. xvii, [1] leaf & 364 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

Second printing. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 12.50 USD

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93 (Lincoln, Abraham). Little, Richard Henry; Sandburg, Carl BETTER ANGELS
New York: Minton, Balch & Company, 1928. 1928. Good 
New York: Minton, Balch & Company, 1928.. 1928.. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The binding is bumped. The dust jacket is chipped & lightly soiled with its spine & extremities slightly darkened. 43 pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white portrait frontispiece. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

First edition.

Richard Henry Little recounts stories and legends of Abraham Lincoln remembered from his childhood and told through the voice of an old black woman. Sandburg, in his introduction, describes them as coming from "the borderland between fiction and folklore". Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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94 (Lincoln, Abraham; Hooker, General Joseph). Barton, William E. ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND THE HOOKER LETTER: An Address by William E. Barton Delivered before the Pennell Club of Philadelphia at a Dinner Given in the Union League Club.
New York: The Bowling Green Press, 1928. 1928. Good 
New York: The Bowling Green Press, 1928.. 1928.. Good. - Octavo, dark blue boards backed with gray cloth with a printed label on the spine. The binding is very lightly rubbed & bumped with the head of the spine slightly frayed. The cloth is a bit darkened. 29 & [1] leaf plus colophon. Illustrated with a facsimile of Lincoln's letter mounted on the rear blank preceding the colophon. The facsimile is detached, leaving glue stains on the rear blank on which it was originally mounted. The top page corners are lightly bumped. Good.

Limited edition of 750 copies printed on handmade paper at the Printing House of William Edwin Rudge, Mt. Vernon, New York in March, 1928.

This is the letter that Lincoln wrote to Joseph Hooker in January 1863 on appointing him to the command of the Army of the Potomac. William E. Barton was a Lincoln biographer. There is a foreword by William A. Carr. 
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95 (Lincoln, President Abraham). Barton, William E. A BEAUTIFUL BLUNDER: The True Story of Lincoln's Letter to Mrs. Lydia A. Bixby.
Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1926). (1926). Very good Signed
Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1926).. (1926).. Very good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY WILLIAM E. BARTON - Octavo, navy blue cloth with a printed paper label on the spine. The binding is lightly rubbed. The spine & extremities are a bit faded & the label is darkened & lightly chipped. 135 & [1] pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Lincoln and a double-page facsimile plate of his letter. Very good.

Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper: "To Betty Tomlinson / With love of / William E. Barton / August 3, 1929". Barton's "Library of Lincolniana" bookplate is mounted on the front pastedown.

Lincoln wrote his letter to Mrs. Lydia A. Bixby having been informed that all five of her sons had been killed in the Civil War. Later research suggested that she did not have as many as five sons, that one of her sons had been wounded not killed, and that one had been killed as a prisoner of war or may even have defected to the enemy. 
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GALERIE DU MUSEE NAPOLEON, Publiee par Filhol, graveur, et redigees par Lavallee (Joseph), Secretaire perpetuel de la Societe phylotechnique, des Academies de Dijon et de Nancy, de la Societe royale des Sciences de Gothingue, etc. dediee a S.M. l'Empereur Napoleon I.er. (Volumes 3 and 4 only), (Livingston, Robert R.). (Filhol, Antoine Michel)
96 (Livingston, Robert R.). (Filhol, Antoine Michel) GALERIE DU MUSEE NAPOLEON, Publiee par Filhol, graveur, et redigees par Lavallee (Joseph), Secretaire perpetuel de la Societe phylotechnique, des Academies de Dijon et de Nancy, de la Societe royale des Sciences de Gothingue, etc. dediee a S.M. l'Empereur Napoleon I.er. (Volumes 3 and 4 only)
Paris: Chez Filhol, Artiste-Graveur et Editeur / de l'Imprimerie de Gille Fils, 1804 & 1807. [1804]. [1804]. Fair Signed
Paris: Chez Filhol, Artiste-Graveur et Editeur / de l'Imprimerie de Gille Fils, 1804 & 1807. [1804].. [1804].. Fair. FROM THE LIBRARY OF ONE OF OUR FOUNDING FATHERS, ROBERT R. LIVINGSTON, WHO HELPED DRAFT THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE AND LATER NEGOTIATED THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE WITH NAPOLEON, WITH HIS BOOKPLATE - ADDITIONALLY SIGNED BY CIVIL WAR VETERAN LOUIS LIVINGSTON - Small folio, 11 inches high by 7- 1/8 inches wide. Two volumes uniformly bound in marbled paper over boards backed with brown calf spines. The edges and corners of the boards are worn and the leather spines are heavily chipped with large portions missing. The joints are splitting and the front cover of volume four is nearly detached. The contents of volume three consist of parts 25 through 36, illustrated with 64 (of 72) engraved plates, with 6 to 12 pages of text in each part describing the plates. Volume four contains parts 37 through 48, illustrated with 66 (of 72) engraved plates, with 8 pages of text in each part describing the plates. Lacking 14 plates in all. The hinges are cracked. There is scattered foxing with soiling and staining. Fair copies only of these 2 volumes, offered for their significant association.

Volumes 3 and 4 only. Two volumes from the substantial Catalog raisonne of the Louvre under Napoleon published by the writer Antoine-Michel Filhol.

From the library of Robert R. Livingston, one of America's founding fathers, with his armorial bookplate mounted on the front pastedowns of each volume. Robert Livingston's bookplate is described thus by Charles Dexter Allen in his classic work "American Bookplates": "Armorial. Pictorial. The shield rests against a broken column; at its base a large globe, caduceus, scrolls, and vellum-bound books. A garland of roses falls across the shield, and a view of the distant plain is afforded through the bushes at the side. A large palm above droops over all. Motto Spero meliora. Crest, the ship. A very beautiful plate". There is some offsetting or staining to the bookplates from the vintage glue.

Subsequently from the library of Civil War veteran Louis Livingston, signed by him on the half-title of each volume and further annotated as "from the sale of books of late Montgomery Livingston 1857" in ink on the half-title of volume 3.

Each volume is further faintly signed in pencil by Matilda C. Livingston at the top of each title page.

Considered by some as belonging to the Hudson River School of Artists, the son of Margaret Maria Livingston and Robert L. Livingston, Montgomery Livingston (1816-1855) was born at Arryl House, the Livingston estate in Clermont on the Hudson River. Sent off to study and gain culture in Europe, Montgomery set up in Geneva to focus on drawing, painting and lithography. Like many young American men of the period he depended on his father's financial assistance while abroad. Returning to New York following the Panic of 1837, he continued to paint and draw and his work was exhibited at the National Academy of Design. After his father's death Montgomery returned to Arryl House and by selling off pieces of the family's lands in the Catskills he was able to live a comfortable life as an artist. "Montgomery Livingston is considered by some critics to be a member of the Hudson River School of artists. Others do not include him...." -- [information and quote from The Clermont State Historic Site].

One of the founding fathers of our country Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), along with Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Roger Sherman, helped draft the Declaration of Independence in 1776. As Chancellor of the State of New York, Livingston administered the Oath of Office, swearing in George Washington as the first President of the United States. A supporter of Thomas Jefferson, Robert Livingston was appointed by him as minister plenipotentiary to France from 1801 to 1804. Considering the topic and dates of the volumes here offered for sale, it is interesting to note that in this capacity as minister plenipotentiary, Livingston, together with James Monroe, worked out the terms of the Louisiana Purchase from Napoleon Bonaparte. 
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97 (Lord, Arthur). Geller, L. D.; compiler THE ARTHUR LORD COLLECTION IN THE PILGRIM HALL LIBRARY. Prepared with an Introductory Essay by L. D. Geller, Director, Pilgrim Society
Plymouth, MA: Pilgrim Society, 1971. 1971. Very good 
Plymouth, MA: Pilgrim Society, 1971.. 1971.. Very good. - Octavo, stapled printed gray wraps. Slightly darkened. 55 pp. Bottom page corners very slightly creased. Very good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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98 (Loyal National League) THE GREAT QUESTIONS OF THE TIMES DISCUSSED / BRIEF REPORT OF PROCEEDINGS AT THE GREAT INAUGURAL MASS MEETING OF THE LOYAL NATIONAL LEAGUE, in Union Square, New York, on The Anniversary of Sumter, April 11th, 1863. (Cover title)
New York: Printed for the Loyal National League, 1863. 1863. Good 
New York: Printed for the Loyal National League, 1863.. 1863.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wrappers. The spine & the edges of the wraps are chipped with pieces out. The wraps are darkened along the spine with creasing to their bottom corners. There is an early owner's ink name in the top inner corner of the front wrap & there are some pencil markings on the rear wrap. 32 pages. The page corners are bumped & there is a piece out of the bottom corner of the first leaf. There are pencil markings & underlinings throughout. Ex-library with a library blind stamp on the front wrap. Good working copy.

The Loyal National League was organized by Northern patriots to counteract the propaganda of the Copperhead movement of Southern sympathizers in the border areas of Missouri, Kentucky, southern Illinois and southern Ohio. The purpose of the leagues, which were formed in several northern cities, was to implant loyalty to the federal government and to root out disloyalty. 
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99 (Macdonough, Captain T.) LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, / To the Chairman of the Naval Committee, Transmitting Sundry Documents from Captain Macdonough, Relating to the Capture of the British Fleet on Lake Champlain. A Facsimile
Albany, NY: The National Commercial Bank and Trust Company, 1957. 1957. Very good 
Albany, NY: The National Commercial Bank and Trust Company, 1957.. 1957.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial gray wraps. There are areas of light staining to the wrappers. [2] leaves & 18-page facsimile. There is an owner's ink name on the front endpaper. Very good.

The letter dated October 3, 1814 was originally printed in 1814 by Roger C. Weightman, Washington, DC., by order of the U.S. Senate, 
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100 (Manville, Tommy). Manville, Anita THE LIVES AND WIVES OF TOMMY MANVILLE
(London): W. H. Allen, 1972. 1972. 0491004397 / 9780491004398 Very good Signed
(London): W. H. Allen, 1972.. 1972.. Very good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY ANITA MANVILLE - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is slightly bumped. There is some light soiling to the dust jacket and its extremities are darkened. There is the remnant of a price- sticker on the jacket's front panel. 239 pages. Black-and-white portrait frontispiece & black-and-white illustrations. There is a small, light stain to the fore-edge. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

First edition.

Inscribed and signed by Anita Manville in the year of publication on the title page.

The story of American asbestos millionaire Tommy Manville whose eleven marriages, divorces, court battles, violent quarrels and even shootings remained on the front pages for fifty years. Anita Manville was his ninth wife. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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