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THE BUNTLING BALL: A Graeco-American Play. Being a Political Satire on New York Society

By: [Fawcett, Edgar]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York/London: Funk & Wagnalls, 1885.: 1885.

Seller ID: 2562

Condition: Good


New York/London: Funk & Wagnalls, 1885.. 1885.. Good. - Square octavo, green cloth titled in green within gilt panel on spine & in green within gilt panel with vignettes in gilt & green down right side of front cover. The binding is rubbed & the covers are bumped with spotting to the front cover. 154 pp. & 6-page publisher's catalogue printed on heavy stock with red borders throughout. There is occasional light foxing & the page edges are slightly darkened. Full-page & t... View more info

BELLE BRITTAN ON A TOUR, At Newport, and Here and There

By: [Fuller, Hiram]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New-York: Derby & Jackson, Publishers, 1858.: 1858.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 27779

Condition: Good


New-York: Derby & Jackson, Publishers, 1858.. 1858.. Good. - Octavo, titled in gilt on the spine with decorations in blind on both covers. The binding is bumped & rubbed. The head of the spine is chipped & the titling is faded. xii & pages [13]-359. The pastedowns & endpapers are darkened. There is foxing to the bottom edge with occasional foxing to the text pages. There is very light staining to the front edges of a number of pages in the middle of the book. Good. F... View more info

MEMORIAL OF THE COMMITTEE APPOINTED BY THE "FREE TRADE CONVENTION," held at Philadephia, in September and October, 1831, to Prepare and Present a Memorial to Congress Remonstrating Against the Existing Tariff of Duties; With an Appendix

By: [Gallatin, Albert]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Wm. A. Mercein, Printer, 1832.: 1832.

Seller ID: 25836

Condition: Very good


New York: Wm. A. Mercein, Printer, 1832.. 1832.. Very good. - sc Octavo, softcover disbound and removed. 87 deckle-edged pages. There is some scattered foxing thoughout and a tiny dampstain to the bottom edge of the title and another to the front edge of the last few leaves. There are stab marks along the left edge of the book. The contents are in very good condition. First edition.Albert Gallatin was the chairman of the committee. First Edition. View more info

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WE ARE COMING FATHER ABRA'AM 300,000 MORE. Poetry by Wm. Cullen Bryant, Music by L.O. Emerson.

By: [Gibbons, James Sloan (1810-1892)]; (Bryant, William Cullen); Emerson, Luther Orlando (1820-1915).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Boston: Published by Oliver Ditson & Co. 277 Washington St., 1862.: 1862.

Seller ID: 36672

Condition: Fair


- Folio, 13-1/4 inches high by 10 inches high. Printed buff self-wraps titled in black on the front cover. The spine of the toned, darkened and foxed covers has been reinforced with early tan paper. 5 & [1] pages, including the covers. There are several tears to the edges of the pages and covers, with some foxing and offsetting internally. First edition with Bryant's authorship indicated. This sheet music was inspired by President Abraham Lincoln's call for volunteers t... View more info

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SELECT LIVES OF FOREIGNERS, EMINENT FOR PIETY. The Third Edition.

By: [Gough, James (1712-1780)]; [Adams, John (1765?-1815)].

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: Printed [by John Adams] for Benjamin and Thomas Kite, and for sale by them at their stores, no. 28, North Third St: 1807.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35939

Condition: Good.


Philadelphia: Printed [by John Adams] for Benjamin and Thomas Kite, and for sale by them at their stores, no. 28, North Third Street, and no. 21, South Fourth Street, 1807., 1807.. Good.. - 16mo, contemporary brown calf with a gilt-titled red leather label and gilt rules on the spine. The covers are rubbed and scuffed with wear to the edges and corners. The leather is splitting along the joints and the front cover is fragile. The head and tail of the spine are chipped ... View more info

MEN AND MANNERS IN AMERICA. By the Author of Cyril Thornton, Etc

By: [Hamilton, Thomas]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1833.: 1833.

Seller ID: 32716

Condition: Fair


Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1833.. 1833.. Fair. - Octavo, three-quarter brown calf & marbled boards. The covers are quite scuffed & rubbed, with some wear to corners. 410 pages. The hinges are cracked and the front endpaper has partially adhered to the pastedown. A previous owner's name is boldly penned on the front blank and 3 lines of notes in ink are penned at the top of the title page. Scattered foxing throughout and some staining to the inner edge of the l... View more info

Image for "VIEW OF THE RUINS AFTER THE GREAT FIRE IN BOSTON, FROM A POINT OPPOSITE TRINITY CHURCH, SUMMER STREET". A SUPERB WOOD ENGRAVED FOLDING PANORAMA FROM LESLIE'S SUPPLEMENT #901 PUBLISHED SOON AFTER THE FIRE.

"VIEW OF THE RUINS AFTER THE GREAT FIRE IN BOSTON, FROM A POINT OPPOSITE TRINITY CHURCH, SUMMER STREET". A SUPERB WOOD ENGRAVED FOLDING PANORAMA FROM LESLIE'S SUPPLEMENT #901 PUBLISHED SOON AFTER THE FIRE.

By: [Leslie, Frank].

Price: $50.00

Publisher: [New York: Frank Leslie], [1873].: [1873].

Seller ID: 28039

Condition: Very good


- A 10-3/4 inch high by 31 inch wide wood engraving showing downtown Boston shortly after the great fire. Engraved after a photograph by J.W. Black, the image depicts what is left of Trinity Church; City Hall; Old South [Church]; the New Post-Office; 1. Franklin Street; Arch Street; 2. Devonshire Street; Summer Street; 3. Where the Fire Started; Boston, Hartford & Erie R.R. Depot. Folded as issued. There are a couple of tiny brown spots to the top right corner. A superb ... View more info

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PAPERS RELATING TO THE MANOR OF LIVINGSTON. INCLUDING THE FIRST SETTLEMENT OF SCHOHARIE. 1680-1795.

By: [Livingston, Robert, et al.].

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Albany: Weed, Parsons & Co., [1850].: [1850].

Seller ID: 35965

Condition: Good


ILLUSTRATED WITH 2 ENGRAVED PLATES AND 2 FOLDING MAPS - Quarto, 11-1/2 inches high by 9 inches wide. Softcover, bound in plain white wrappers with the title penned in black on the front cover. The covers are soiled and creased along the edges and corners with some chipping to the front edges and to the head and tail of the spine. 138 pages consisting of the title and pages [367] through 502, illustrated with 2 full-page engraved plates, 2 folding maps and a couple of tex... View more info

DIRECTORY OF NEWARK, FOR 1835-6. With an Historical Sketch. (Facsimile)

By: [National Newark & Essex Banking Company]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: [Newark, NJ: National Newark & Essex Banking Company, 1936].: 1936].

Seller ID: 19332

Condition: Good


[Newark, NJ: National Newark & Essex Banking Company, 1936].. 1936].. Good. - Small octavo, plain tan & gray paper covered boards backed with rust brown cloth. The boards are bumped & slightly darkened around the edges. The head & tail of the spine are rubbed & very lightly chipped. 24 & 102 pages plus 3 pages of ads. The pastedowns & endpapers are lightly spotted & there is minor darkening to the front edges & top corners of the text pages. There are some small pencil m... View more info

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CENSUS OF SLAVES, 1755.

By: [Various officials].

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Albany: Weed, Parsons & Co., [1850].: [1850].

Seller ID: 35964


- Quarto, 11-1/2 inches high by 9 inches wide. Softcover, bound in plain white wrappers with the title penned in black on the front cover. The covers are soiled and creased along the edges and corners with some chipping to the front edges. 19 pages consisting of the title and pages [505] (misnumbered as page 64) through 521. The pages are darkened along the edges, with some scattered foxing throughout. Extracted from "The Documentary History of the State of New Yo... View more info

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PAPERS RELATING TO KINGS COUNTY, L.I. (Includes Census and Names).

By: [Various officials].

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Albany: Weed, Parsons & Co., [1850].: [1850].

Seller ID: 35978

Condition: Good


- Quarto, 11-1/2 inches high by 9 inches wide. Softcover, bound in plain white wrappers with the title penned in black on the front cover. The covers are soiled and creased along the edges and corners with some chipping to the front edges and spine. The ink titling is slightly smudged. 32 pages consisting of the title and pages [87] through 116. The pages are darkened, especially along the edges, with some scattered foxing throughout. There is a small piece out from the ... View more info

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CONTROVERSY BETWEEN NEW YORK AND NEW HAMPSHIRE, RESPECTING THE TERRITORY NOW THE STATE OF VERMONT.

By: [Wentworth, B.; Colden, Cadwallader; and others].

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Albany: Weed, Parsons & Co., [1851].: [1851].

Seller ID: 35971

Condition: Good


- Quarto, 11-1/2 inches high by 9 inches wide. Softcover, bound in plain white wrappers with the title penned in black on the front cover. The covers are soiled and creased along the edges and corners with chipping to the front edges and to the head and tail of the spine. There is a small hole to the front cover. 295 pages consisting of the title and pages [331] through 623, illustrated with a full-page engraved plate depicting Governor Jay, Lieutenant Governor V. Rensse... View more info