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JOHN HANCOCK: HIS BOOK

By: (Hancock, John). Brown, Abram English

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1898.: 1898.

Seller ID: 16096

Condition: 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 ar... View more info

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

By: (Harvard College)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston: Printed by John Wilson and Son, 1857.: 1857.

Seller ID: 23251

Condition: 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. View more info

THE HASBROUCK SPHYNX. Published every month of the School Year at Hasbrouck Institute, Jersey City. (27 issues)

By: (Hasbrouck Institute)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Jersey City, NJ: Hasbrouck Institute, 1898-1908. [1898].: [1898].

Seller ID: 24396

Condition: 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. View more info

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

By: (Haven, Richard). Park, John C

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston: Samuel N. Dickinson, Printer, 1844.: 1844.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 28360

Condition: Fair


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 Meet... View more info

Image for SCANLAN'S MONTHLY. Volume One Number One. March 1970. Editors: Warren Hinckle III, Sidney E. Zion

SCANLAN'S MONTHLY. Volume One Number One. March 1970. Editors: Warren Hinckle III, Sidney E. Zion

By: (Herge). Thompson, Hunter S.; Waugh, Auberon; Stern, Sol; Hecht, Ben; et al)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: (New York): Scanlan's Monthly, 1970.: 1970.

Seller ID: 21353

Condition: 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 ... View more info

Image for 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

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

By: (Hoover, President Herbert.; and Miklas, Wilhelm)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1939.: 1939.

Seller ID: 31674

Condition: 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 r... View more info

BROADWAY

By: (Hornby, Lester G.). Kerfoot, J. B

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1911.: 1911.

Seller ID: 3118

Condition: 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 ... View more info

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

By: (Hudson, Henry). Janvier, Thomas A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1909.: 1909.

Seller ID: 33343

Condition: 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 occasio... View more info

THE INMAN DIARY: A Public and Private Confession. Edited by Daniel Aaron. (2 volumes).

By: (Inman, Arthur Crew).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts; and London, England: Harvard University Press, 1985.: 1985.

Seller ID: 35937

Condition: 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, foll... View more info

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THE JACKSONIAN EPOCH.

By: (Jackson, Andrew). Peck, Charles H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1899.: 1899.

Seller ID: 36017

Condition: 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-centur... View more info

THE MANY FACES OF MONTICELLO: Address at Monticello / 13 April 1964. (Cover title)

By: (Jefferson, Thomas). Whitehill, Walter Muir

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Charlottesville, VA: The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, 1965).: 1965).

Seller ID: 17596

Condition: 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. View more info

THE MOTHER LODE COUNTRY: Geologic Guidebook. Along Highway 49--Sierran Gold Belt. Bulletin 141. Prepared under the direction of Olaf P. Jenkins

By: (Jenkins, Olaf P.; Averill, Charles V.; et al)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco: Department of Natural Resources, State of California, September 1948.: September 1948.

Seller ID: 4472

Condition: 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. View more info

Image for 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

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

By: (Johnson, Lyndon Baines)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1953.: 1953.

Seller ID: 31675

Condition: 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 fo... View more info

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

By: (Johnston, John W.; Chairman; et al)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1883.: 1883.

Seller ID: 13322

Condition: 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 & chipp... View more info

AL KELLY'S DOUBLE LIFE. (Unscrambled by Alexander Rose)

By: (Kelly, Al). Rose, Alexander

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Frederick Fell, Inc., (1966).: (1966).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 26155

Condition: Good


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 pr... View more info

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

By: (Kennedy, J.C. G.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: Robert Armstrong, Printer, 1853.: 1853.

Seller ID: 12597

Condition: 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 onl... View more info

JACQUELINE BOUVIER KENNEDY

By: (Kennedy, Jacqueline). Thayer, Mary Van Rensselaer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1961.: 1961.

Seller ID: 24495

Condition: 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. View more info

KENNEDY: A TIME REMEMBERED

By: (Kennedy, John F.). Lowe, Jacques

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (New York): Quartet Books, Inc., (1983).: (1983).

Seller ID: 8630

ISBN: 0704324040

Condition: 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. View more info

LE CANADA

By: (LaForce, J. E.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chemin de Fer National du Canada, (1923).: (1923).

Seller ID: 13148

Condition: 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 ... View more info

Image for 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

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

By: (Landon, Alf)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1939.: 1939.

Seller ID: 31678

Condition: 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 ... View more info