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THE UNITED STATES CONSULATE IN CALIFORNIA.

By: (Larkin, Thomas Oliver). Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA: University of California, 1910.: 1910.

Seller ID: 35417

Condition: 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 a... View more info

JASON LEE: PROPHET OF THE NEW OREGON

By: (Lee, Jason). Brosnan, Cornelius J

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY: The Macmillan Company, 1932.: 1932.

Seller ID: 1926

Condition: 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 set... View more info

"SUMMER LIFE AT NIAGARA FALLS": A LARGE 19TH CENTURY WOOD ENGRAVING OF A BRIDAL PARTY UNDER NIAGARA FALLS

By: (Leslie, Frank)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, October 25, 1879.: 1879.

Seller ID: 30458

Condition: 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 wate... View more info

MERIWETHER LEWIS: A Biography

By: (Lewis, Meriwether). Dillon, Richard

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York: Coward-McCann, 1965.: 1965.

Seller ID: 11212

Condition: 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. View more info

BETTER ANGELS

By: (Lincoln, Abraham). Little, Richard Henry; Sandburg, Carl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Minton, Balch & Company, 1928.: 1928.

Seller ID: 26287

Condition: 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 ol... View more info

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.

By: (Lincoln, Abraham; Hooker, General Joseph). Barton, William E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: The Bowling Green Press, 1928.: 1928.

Seller ID: 33710

Condition: 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 original... View more info

A BEAUTIFUL BLUNDER: The True Story of Lincoln's Letter to Mrs. Lydia A. Bixby.

By: (Lincoln, President Abraham). Barton, William E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1926).: (1926).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33632

Condition: Very good


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... View more info

THE ARTHUR LORD COLLECTION IN THE PILGRIM HALL LIBRARY. Prepared with an Introductory Essay by L. D. Geller, Director, Pilgrim Society

By: (Lord, Arthur). Geller, L. D.; compiler

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Plymouth, MA: Pilgrim Society, 1971.: 1971.

Seller ID: 7216

Condition: 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. View more info

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)

By: (Loyal National League)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Printed for the Loyal National League, 1863.: 1863.

Seller ID: 16545

Condition: 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... View more info

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

By: (Macdonough, Captain T.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Albany, NY: The National Commercial Bank and Trust Company, 1957.: 1957.

Seller ID: 14142

Condition: 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, View more info

Image for AN ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED BY PRESIDENT HARRY S. TRUMAN, WILLIAM HASSETT, MATTHEW J. CONNELLY, CHARLES G. ROSS AND THE PIONEERING WOMAN PHOTOGRAPHER JACKIE MARTIN.

AN ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED BY PRESIDENT HARRY S. TRUMAN, WILLIAM HASSETT, MATTHEW J. CONNELLY, CHARLES G. ROSS AND THE PIONEERING WOMAN PHOTOGRAPHER JACKIE MARTIN.

By: (Martin, Jackie); (Truman, Harry S.)

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.: circa [1949].: [1949].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33811

Condition: Very good


Washington, D.C.: circa [1949].. [1949].. Very good. - An original black and white photograph measuring approximately 10 inches high by 13 inches wide depicting Harry S. Truman's Correspondence Secretary William D. Hassett, his Appointments Secretary Matthew J. Connelly and Press Secretary Charles G. Ross posing beneath a photograph of President Truman. Mounted, apparently with glue, into its original 20 inch high by 16 inch wide creamy buff mat, the photograph is signed... View more info

AMERICANA: Premier Catalog Auction including Historical Sports Memorabilia. (October 2001 / Number One)

By: (Mastronet, Inc.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oakbrook, IL: Mastronet, Inc., 2001.: 2001.

Seller ID: 26968

Condition: Fine


Oakbrook, IL: Mastronet, Inc., 2001.. 2001.. Fine. - Quarto [10-7/8 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. 325 & [1] pages. Profuse color illustrations. Near fine. Catalog for an auction taking place on October 25 and 26, 2001.911 items are catalogued with minimum bids listed. The first item is the Montgomery public bus in which Rosa Parks rode when she refused to sit in the back of the bus. View more info

THE CONTRAST; OR THE TWO SPEECHES. "Look here, upon this Picture". The One Delivered to the Representatives of the United States of America, On December 2d, 1817; "And on this". The Other Delivered to the Boroughmongers of Great Britain and Ireland, On Tuesday January 27th, 1818

By: (Monroe, James)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London: Printed and Published by R. Carlile, [1818].: [1818].

Seller ID: 12233

Condition: Good


London: Printed and Published by R. Carlile, [1818].. [1818].. Good. - Octavo, softcovers, printed self-wraps, removed. 16 pages. The top front corner of the pages are slightly dampstained. There are a couple of small chips to the edges of the title page and the last page, as well as a tiny tear to the inner edge of the last leaf. A few words on the last 3 pages are underlined in ink. Good. First edition.A one-page introduction by the publisher, Richard Carlile (17... View more info

THE MIRROR OF THE INDIAN: An Exhibition of Books and Other Source Materials by Spanish, French, and English Historians and Colonists of North America from the 16th Throughout the 18th Century. With an Address "The American Indian: Incorrigible Individualist" by Edmund S. Morgan

By: (Morgan, Edmund S.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Providence, RI: John Carter Brown Library, 1958.: 1958.

Seller ID: 5856

Condition: Very good


Providence, RI: John Carter Brown Library, 1958.. 1958.. Very good. - Octavo, printed wraps. Very lightly soiled & bumped. 57 pp. 4 full-page B&W illustratons. Very good. First edition.Printed by John Anderson at The Pickering Press. First Edition. View more info

LOAN EXHIBITION OF PORTRAITS OF THE SIGNERS AND DEPUTIES TO THE CONVENTION OF 1787 AND SIGNERS OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE / Including Their Families and Associates / In Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Formation of the Constitution of the United States. The Corcoran Gallery of Art, City of Washington / November 27, 1937 to February 1, 1938. Assembled By The United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission. (Catalog)

By: (Morgan, John Hill; et al)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: The Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1937.: 1937.

Seller ID: 21139

Condition: Very good


Washington, DC: The Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1937.. 1937.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped & rubbed with some very light soiling. There are pencil & red pencil notations on the top edge of the front wrap. 173 & [3] pages. Full- page black-and-white illustrations. The top page corners are lightly bumped. Very good. 230 items are catalogued. View more info

Image for PAPERS RELATING TO THE PALATINES AND TO THE FIRST SETTLEMENT OF NEWBURGH, ORANGE COUNTY.

PAPERS RELATING TO THE PALATINES AND TO THE FIRST SETTLEMENT OF NEWBURGH, ORANGE COUNTY.

By: (Morrell, Samuel; Colden, Alexander; Southwell, Edward; Kocherthal, Joshua; and others).

Price: $35.00

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

Seller ID: 35972

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. 38 pages consisting of the title and pages [327] through 364. The pages are darkened along the edges, with some scattered foxing throughout. Extracted from "The Documentary History of the State of New York: Arranged Un... View more info

A SERMON, OCCASIONED BY THE DEATH OF THE REV. PETER S. WYNKOOP, Pastor of the Reformed Dutch Church of Bloomingrove, Who Died at Hudson, Nov. 1, 1848, Preached in the Reformed Dutch Church of Hudson, November 3, 1848. By Edwin Holmes, Pastor of Reformed Dutch Church of Nassau

By: (Munsell, Joel). Holmes, Edwin

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Albany, [NY]: Printed by Joel Munsell, 1849.: 1849.

Seller ID: 16839

Condition: Good


Albany, [NY]: Printed by Joel Munsell, 1849.. 1849.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed light tan wrappers. The wraps are soiled & lightly bumped with a few small stains & the bottom corner of the front wrap is creased. The spine is chipped with pieces out of the head & tail & the upper & lower sections of the wraps are detached. 31 pages. The contents are clean & bright. Good. First edition. According to the Munsell bibliography, only 200 copies were printed.... View more info

SELECT LIST OF MATERIALS RELATING TO AMERICAN STUDIES HELD IN THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF AUSTRALIA

By: (National Library of Australia)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canberra: National Library of Australia, 1964.: 1964.

Seller ID: 22229

Condition: Good


Canberra: National Library of Australia, 1964.. 1964.. Good. - Small folio, black cloth tape backed printed blue wraps (soiled with small stains; creases to rear wrap) with vignette of eagle in black on front wrap. 58 pp. (top page corners lightly creased) printed on one side only. Good. Library's compliment slip with inscription laid in.Among the areas included are early imprints, newspapers, publications on American Indians, economics, geography, history, Civil W... View more info

EXTRACTS FROM THE MINUTES OF THE GENERAL ASSOCIATION OF NEW-HAMPSHIRE / Assembled at Lime. September 6, 1825

By: (New Hampshire Association)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Concord [NH]: Printed by Shepard and Bannister, 1825.: 1825.

Seller ID: 22338

Condition: Fair


Concord [NH]: Printed by Shepard and Bannister, 1825.. 1825.. Fair. - Octavo, printed cream self-wraps. 11 pages plus 1 blank. The leaves are detached with their front & bottom edges chipped with several short tears. There are areas of light staining to the inner edges of the pages with light staining to the bottom edges of some pages. The title & the last page are soiled & a bit darkened. Fair working copy. The Minutes include a three-page report, "The State of R... View more info

Image for CIRCULAR OF THE NEW-YORK STATE TEMPERANCE SOCIETY, TO THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE.

CIRCULAR OF THE NEW-YORK STATE TEMPERANCE SOCIETY, TO THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE.

By: (New York State Temperance Society).

Price: $150.00

Publisher: [Albany, NY]: New-York State Temperance Society, circa [1830].: [1830].

Seller ID: 33520

Condition: Good


[Albany, NY]: New-York State Temperance Society, circa [1830].. [1830].. Good. - Quarto, 9-7/8 inches high by 8 inches wide. Softcover self-wraps. 3 pages with the banner title printed at the head of the first page. The pages are toned and slightly creased along the corners. The edges are darkened and foxed. Good. The text following the banner title reads: "Fellow citizens, We want your aid in a great work. Not your money nor your time, nor the sacrifice of any re... View more info