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CHRIST CHURCH / SALEM STREET, BOSTON / 1723: A Guide

By: (Bolton, Charles K.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Published by the Church, [circa 1930].: [circa 1930].

Seller ID: 17412

Condition: Good


Boston, Published by the Church, [circa 1930].. [circa 1930].. Good. - Octavo, soft cover bound in blue wraps with a printed paper label mounted on the front cover. The wraps are rubbed & soiled with staining to the front wrap & label. The head of the spine is chipped & there is a tear to the tail. Unpaginated. Black-and-white frontispiece & black-and white illustrations. The endpapers are soiled. Good. View more info

DRAKE'S PLATE OF BRASS: Evidence of His Visit to California in 1579

By: (Bolton, Herbert E.; Watson, Douglas S.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA: California Historical Society, 1937.: 1937.

Seller ID: 2096

Condition: Very good


San Francisco, CA: California Historical Society, 1937.. 1937.. Very good. - Large octavo, tan cloth with printed label on spine & color pictorial label on front cover. The covers are lightly bumped & very lightly soiled with slight fraying to the bottom corner of the front cover; the spine & label are slightly faded & rubbed. Title, [iii], 57 & [7] pp. plus colophon, partially unopened. The edges of the endpapers are darkened; 4 leaves have been rougly opened & there is... View more info

A HISTORY OF ST. GEORGE'S SOCIETY OF NEW YORK FROM 1770 TO 1913

By: (Bowring, Charles W.; Tabor, Francis H.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY: St. George's Society of New York, 1913.: 1913.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2504

Condition: Very good


NY: St. George's Society of New York, 1913.. 1913.. Very good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt on spine & in gilt with shield of St. George stamped in silver on front cover. The covers are bumped & rubbed with small, light stains; the spine is faded with the head & tail lightly chipped. 339 pp. Color frontispiece & numerous full-page B&W portraits. There is an owner's small stamp on the front endpaper, else the contents are very good. Limited edition of 1,000 numbe... View more info

THE TWELFTH YEAR BOOK OF THE BROOKLYN INSTITUTE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES. Founded 1824. Re-Chartered1824, 1843, 1862. The Present Charter Granted in 1890. 1899-1900. Containing the Names of Officers and Members, Copies of the Constitution and By-Laws, A Brief History of the Institute, an Account of the Work of 1899-1900, and a Copy of the Laws Relating Specifically to the Corporation

By: (Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY: The Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1900.: 1900.

Seller ID: 9076

Condition: Good


Brooklyn, NY: The Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1900.. 1900.. Good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in black. The covers are bumped, rubbed & soiled with some staining to the rear cover & the bottom edge of the front cover. The spine is rubbed & somewhat faded with 3 tiny tears to the cloth of the front joint. 478 pages plus ads. Black-and-white illustrations. The ad pages are darkened. The edges of the text pages are slightly darkened & there is some light stainin... View more info

CATALOGUE OF THE JOHN CARTER BROWN LIBRARY in Brown University / Providence, Rhode Island. Volume III: (1659-1674)

By: (Brown, John Carter)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Providence, RI: John Carter Brown Library, 1931.: 1931.

Seller ID: 21322

Condition: Very good


Providence, RI: John Carter Brown Library, 1931.. 1931.. Very good. - Large octavo, black cloth backed brown cloth titled in gilt on spine with device stamped in gilt on front cover. There is a light vertical crease to the lower half of the spine. Half-title, title, [1] leaf & 310 pages, unopened. Sepia-toned portrait frontispiece with tissue guard. Near fine. Volume three of this invaluable reference work, which was issued over a number of years. View more info

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VINTAGE CIVIL WAR PERIOD ENGRAVED ADVERTISING CARD WITH AN ENGRAVED PORTRAIT OF GENERAL BURNSIDE BY W.S. & A. MARTIEN OF PHILADELPHIA

By: (Burnside, General Ambrose)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: W. S. & A. Martien, (1864).: (1864).

Seller ID: 27306

Condition: Very good


Philadelphia: W. S. & A. Martien, (1864).. (1864).. Very good. - sc A 4-1/8 inch high by 2-1/2 inch wide advertising card illustrated with an engraved portrait of General Burnside by W. S. & A. Martien of Philadelphia. The oval image depicts Civil War General Burnside in uniform from the chest up. His balding head framed by his heavy sideburns and mustache. Text printed on the verso advertises schoolbooks offered by a bookseller for the 1864 school year "Sidney S. Ri... View more info

COLONIAL AMERICAN DOCUMENTS including The declaration of Independence from The Chew Family Papers which will be sold on Thursday, April 1, 1982 at 7:00 p.m. (Catalog).

By: (Chew Family).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc., 1982.: 1982.

Seller ID: 34166

Condition: Very good


New York: Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc., 1982.. 1982.. Very good. - Quarto, dark blue paper covered boards titled in gilt on spine & front cover with a device stamped in gilt on each cover. The covers & head & tail of the spine are lightly bumped; there is light staining to the front board where a piece of scotch tape has been removed. 54 & [5] pp. B&W folding facsimile frontispiece & full-page & textual B&W facsimiles. The contents are near fine. 25 ite... View more info

COLONIAL AMERICAN DOCUMENTS including The Declaration of Independence from The Chew Family Papers which will be sold on Thursday, April 1, 1982 at 7:00 p.m. (Catalogue).

By: (Chew Family).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc., 1982.: 1982.

Seller ID: 34167

Condition: Very good


New York: Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc., 1982.. 1982.. Very good. - Quarto, black paper covered boards titled in gilt on spine & front cover with device stamped in gilt on each cover. Bumped. 54, [1] leaf & [3] pp. B&W folding facsimile frontispiece & full-page & textual B&W facsimiles. The contents are near fine. 25 items are catalogued and described at length. A list of estimated prices is bound in. A printed list of prices realized is scotch taped to ... View more info

VINTAGE 1893 CHICAGO WORLDS FAIR SPOON DEPICTING THE FISHERIES BUILDING

By: (Chicago World's Fair)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, 1893.: 1893.

Seller ID: 22515

Condition: Very good


Chicago, Illinois, 1893.. 1893.. Very good. - The 4-1/4 inch long spoon is adorned with a portrait (possibly Columbus) at the top between the dates of 1893 and 1492. "World's Fair City" is embossed along the handle and the Fisheries Building is depicted within the bowl. The spoon is tarnished and has both silver and copper hues. I can't make out the printing embossed on the back of the spoon's handle which has possibly been worn down by polishing over the years. View more info

CHARTER OF THE CITY OF BORDENTOWN, / With Ordinances; / From Date of Incoporation, 1849 to 1882. Revised and Printed by Order of the Common Council

By: (City of Bordentown)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bordertown, NJ: James D. Flynn, Printer, 1882.: 1882.

Seller ID: 24095

Condition: Good


Bordertown, NJ: James D. Flynn, Printer, 1882.. 1882.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in plain tan wraps backed with brown tape. The wraps are rubbed, soiled & bumped with some light staining. There is a faded handwritten title on the front wrap & a short tear to the front edge of the rear wrap. 122 pages. The top page corners in the rear half of the book are lightly creased & there are tiny tears to the front edges of several rear leaves. There are a very few pencil ma... View more info

THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF NEW-YORK. Published Pursuant to an Order of Common Council, Passed June 14th 1819

By: (City of New York)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New-York: Printed by Grattan and Banks, Corner of Nassau & Spruce Streets, 1819.: 1819.

Seller ID: 30144

Condition: Good


New-York: Printed by Grattan and Banks, Corner of Nassau & Spruce Streets, 1819.. 1819.. Good. - Octavo, bound without original wraps into somewhat crude modern orange paper backed black paper covered boards with gilt-lettered paper labels on spine. The boards are lightly bumped & slightly warped with a tiny stain to the front board & some rippling to the paper of the rear board. The front joint & the labels are chipped & there is light staining to the head of the spine.... View more info

HENRY CLAY: A Lecture, By John R. O'Hanlon

By: (Clay, Henry). O'Hanlon, John R

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Circa, [1890].: [1890].

Seller ID: 24027

Condition: Fair


Circa, [1890].. [1890].. Fair. - Small quarto [8 inches high by 5-3/4 inches], softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The wraps are soiled & stained with the corners lightly creased & with a short tear to the front edge of the front wrap. 21 pages. There are small stains to the bottom edges of the leaves & the top page corners are lightly creased. Good only. Rare. There are no copies in WorldCat. View more info

THE CLAY MEMORIAL; OR THE DOMESTIC AND PUBLIC LIFE OF HENRY CLAY, WITH AN ACCOUNT OF HIS LAST SICKNESS--DEATH, AND FUNERAL OBSEQUIES

By: (Clay, Henry). Skinner, H. B

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston: n.p., 1852.: 1852.

Seller ID: 887

Condition: Good


Boston: n.p., 1852.. 1852.. Good. - 24mo, brown cloth (bumped & rubbed; small pieces out from head & tail of spine; cloth split along front joint); titled & decorated in gilt on spine with floral vignette in gilt within floral decorated frame stamped in blind on front cover; the same pattern stamped in blind on rear cover. 64pp. (owner's name & address discreetly penned on front endpaper). Illustrated with a portrait of Henry Clay. Good. Scarce. Not in Sabin."I... View more info

VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPH OF "COPELAND'S OLD CONFECTIONERY SHOP, EAST SIDE OF COURT, BETWEEN BRATTLE AND HANOVER STREETS", IN BOSTON

By: (Copeland's Confectionery)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Circa [1880].: [1880].

Seller ID: 28040

Condition: Very good


Circa [1880].. [1880].. Very good. - sc - A vintage black & white photograph, approximately 5-1/2 inches high by 3-1/2 inches wide, inlaid within a larger sheet of cream stock, 10-5/8 inches high by 7 inches wide. The edges of the mount are slightly darkened. Near fine. Titled in the photograph under the image. The photograph depicts the corner facade of Copeland's old Confectionery Shop in Boston. View more info

GENERAL CUSTER AT THE BATTLE OF THE LITTLE BIG HORN JUNE 25, 1876. (Facsimile)

By: (Custer, General George). Custer, Elizabeth B

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Grand Rapids, MI: Custer Ephemera Society), circa [1975].: [1975].

Seller ID: 22936

Condition: Fine


(Grand Rapids, MI: Custer Ephemera Society), circa [1975].. [1975].. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. Title & [3] pages plus colophon. There are ink stains to the inner edge of the title page, probably as issued. Near fine. Custer Ephemera Society Reprint #1, limited to 300 copies. A facsimile reprint of the New York edition of 1897. It reprints a letter in which Elizabeth Custer defends General Custer against the charge that he disobeyed General ... View more info

CUSTER'S LAST BATTLE. Introduced by Paul L. Hedren

By: (Custer, George Armstrong). King, Charles, Captain

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI: Custer Ephemera Publications, 1975.: 1975.

Seller ID: 12297

Condition: Very good


Grand Rapids, MI: Custer Ephemera Publications, 1975.. 1975.. Very good. - Octavo, soft cover bound in pictorial tan wraps with a cover illustration in black by Gail Mercatante on the front wrap. The wraps are slightly soiled with the corners lightly creased & a tiny tear to the top edge of the rear wrap. iii, 10 & [1] pages. Illustrated with a plan of the Little Big Horn battle-ground. Very good. Custer Ephemera Publication Number Eight, limited to 1,000 copies. Rep... View more info

CUSTER HIGH SPOTS. Introduction: Don Russell

By: (Custer, George). Luther, Tal

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fort Collins, CO: The Old Army Press, 1972.: 1972.

Seller ID: 12102

Condition: Very good


Fort Collins, CO: The Old Army Press, 1972.. 1972.. Very good. - Octavo, navy blue cloth titled in gilt. The covers are very lightly spotted & lightly rubbed with a score mark to the front cover. [v] & 99 pages with black & white illustrations by Byron Wolfe. A previous owner's address label, blind stamp & signature are on the front endpaper. Else the contents are very good. First edition.The classic work on books about Custer. First Edition. View more info

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THE FORUM. VOL. XXIV. September, 1897 - February, 1898. (6 months of this periodical bound in one volume).

By: (Dall, William Healey; Gompers, Samuel; Procter, J.R.; Agnew, Daniel; Roberts, Charles G.D.; Sterne, Simon; Powell, John W.; and others).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: The Forum Publishing Co., (1897).: (1897).

Seller ID: 35980

Condition: Good


- Octavo, 9-1/4 inches high by 6-7/8 inches wide. Three-quarter maroon calf and black cloth, titled in gilt with gilt-ruled raised bands on the spine. The leather is split along the rear joint and the spine has peeled away from the text block. The covers are rubbed with wear to the corners and edges and the front cover is nearly detached. iv & 764 pages. The hinges are cracked. The endpapers, pastedowns and blanks are darkened with a small piece out from the front edge o... View more info

THE PAPERS OF FRANCIS GREGORY DALLAS, UNITED STATES NAVY; CORRESPONDENCE AND JOURNAL 1837-1859. Edited by Gardner W. Allen

By: (Dallas, Francis Gregory)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Printed for the Naval History Society by the DeVinne Press, 1917.: 1917.

Seller ID: 15588

Condition: Very good


New York: Printed for the Naval History Society by the DeVinne Press, 1917.. 1917.. Very good. - Octavo, light grayish-blue paper covered boards backed by a white vellum spine, titled in gilt on the spine with a device in gilt on the front cover. The top edge is gilt. The spine is lightly spotted with slight darkening to the head and tail. 303 & [2] pages, illustrated with 4 plates. There is some minor foxing to the endpapers & pastedowns. Very good. Limited edition o... View more info

JEFFERSON DAVIS

By: (Davis, Jefferson). Tate, Allen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1969).: (1969).

Seller ID: 14667

Condition: Good


New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1969).. (1969).. Good. - Octavo, pictorial cloth in a dust wrapper. The covers are bumped with soiling to the top corner of the front cover. The dust jacket is faded, chipped & lightly soiled with a tear to the top corner of the front panel. 189 & [2] pages. There is light soiling to the rear endpaper & to the fore- edge & top edge. Good. Dust jacket present. View more info