Category: Americana

Sort

showing 101-120 of 609

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


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


[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

THE NEW-ENGLAND HISTORICAL AND GENEALOGICAL REGISTER. SUPPLEMENT TO APRIL NUMBER, 1904. Proceedings of the New-England Historic Genealogical Society at the Annual Meeting, 13 January, 1904, with Memoirs of Deceased Members, 1903

By: (New-England Genealogical Society)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston: Published by the Society, 1904.: 1904.

Seller ID: 23240


Boston: Published by the Society, 1904.. 1904.. Good. - Octavo, softcovers bound in printed gray paper wraps. The covers are soiled and chipped along the edges with a small piece out from the top left corner of the front cover. Pieces are chipped from the head and tail of the spine and a small piece is out from the inner edge of the nearly detached rear cover. 114 deckle-edged pages, numbered [i] to cxiv. The overlapping edges of a few leaves are vey slightly chipped. An... View more info

TRANSCRIPTS OF EIGHT RECORDED PRESIDENTIAL CONVERSATIONS. Hearings Before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-Third Congress,Second Session. Pursuant to H. Res. 803: A Resolution Authorizing and Directing the Committee on the Judiciary to Investigate Whether Sufficient Grounds Exist for the House of Representatives to Exercise its Constitutional Power to Impeach Richard M. Nixon, President of the United States of America. May-June 1974

By: (Nixon, Richard M.; Haldeman, H. R.; Dean, John)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1974.: 1974.

Seller ID: 11651


Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1974.. 1974.. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The wraps are slightly faded along the spine & there is a light crease to the bottom corner of the rear wrap. v & 218 pages. Near fine. These transcripts record 8 conversations between President Nixon and John Dean between September 1972 and April 1973. H. R. Haldeman was sometimes included. View more info

UNDERSTANDING. Not tolerance, but understanding / By Julius Marks, D.D., LL.D., Senior Rabbi of Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York. Bigotry is Un-American / By His Eminence Francis Cardinal Spellman, Archbishop of New York. Understanding...a source of strength / By Norman Vincent Peale, D.D., LL.D., Minister, Marble Collegiate Church, New York City

By: (O'Connor, Basil). Mark, Julius; Spellman, Francis, Cardinal; Peale, Norman Vincent

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York: Privately printed by Kurt H. Volk, Inc., (1954).: (1954).

Seller ID: 18249


New York: Privately printed by Kurt H. Volk, Inc., (1954).. (1954).. Fine. - Octavo, blue marbled boards backed with black morocco, titled & decorated in gilt on the spine. The top edge is gilt & the endpapers are marbled. The slipcase is lacking. The head & tail of the spine are lightly rubbed. Half-title & 51 pages. There is some light foxing to the prelims, else near fine. Limited edition of 1,000 copies.From the library of Basil O'Connor with his bookplate on t... View more info

THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF M. P. O'CONNOR. Written and Edited by His Daughter Mary Doline O'Connor

By: (O'Connor, Michael Patrick; 1831-1881). O'Connor, Mary Doline

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York: Dempsey & Carroll, 1893.: 1893.

Seller ID: 13806


New York: Dempsey & Carroll, 1893.. 1893.. Good. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine with decorative frames in blind on both covers. The binding is bumped with some heavy rubbing to the spine & extremities. There is a small piece out of the spine near the head. xi & 561 pages. There is a pencil signature dated 1894 on the blank following the flyleaf. The fore-edge is foxed & there is occasional foxing & soiling elsewhere in the book. Several bottom page cor... View more info

Image for THE HOLLAND TUNNEL: TOLL RATES / TRAFFIC REGULATIONS / DESCRIPTION OF TUNNEL. (Effective November 13, 1927).

THE HOLLAND TUNNEL: TOLL RATES / TRAFFIC REGULATIONS / DESCRIPTION OF TUNNEL. (Effective November 13, 1927).

By: (Office of the Superintendent).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York City: Office of the Superintendent, (1927).: (1927).

Seller ID: 35673


- Octavo, 7-1/4 inches high by 3-3/4 inches wide softcover. A four-fold brochure consisting of 8 pages printed on both sides of a folded 7-1/4 inch high by 15 inch wide folded sheet. A color illustration decorating the cover page depicts two vignette cross sections of the tunnel with vehicles and locations of the air ducts. A panel is illustrated with a color plan of the the tunnel from a bird's eye view as well as in profile. On the verso are the oval vignettes of the s... View more info

ANNUAL MEETING AND DINNER OF THE ORPHEUS CLUB OF NEWARK, N.J. At Achtel_Stetter's, Tuesday Evening, June 13, 1916. President Mr. George F. Reeve

By: (Orpheus Club). (Reeve, George F.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Newark, N.J.: The Orpheus Club), 1916.: 1916.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 26823


(Newark, N.J.: The Orpheus Club), 1916.. 1916.. Good. PRESENTATION COPY TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE CLUB SIGNED BY THE OFFICERS WITH 4 PAGES SIGNED BY THE MEMBERS OF THE GLEE CLUB - Octavo, 9-1/8 inches high by 6 inches wide. Leather-bound hardcover. Bound in a presentation binding of dark brown morocco titled "Orpheus Club / Newark, N.J." in gilt on the front cover and with George F. Reeve's name stamped in gilt at the bottom of the front cover. The spine has perish... View more info

INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN CONFERENCE. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES AND DISCUSSIONS THEREON. (4 volumes)

By: (Pan-American Conference)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Washington: Government Printing Office, 1890.: 1890.

Seller ID: 23230


Washington: Government Printing Office, 1890.. 1890.. Very good. - Quarto, 11-3/4 inches high by 9 inches wide. Deep burgundy cloth titled in gilt on the spines. The covers are bumped and rubbed with occasional small stains. There is a tiny split to the cloth at the top of the front joint of the first volume. The volumes are respectively paginated [1]-554; 555-1203; 1-343; and 1-375. Very good. The complete report of the first Pan-American conference which brought tog... View more info

BIBLIOTHECA PHILLIPPICA. New Series: Fifth Part. AMERICANA. (Catalogue)

By: (Parke-Bernet Galleries)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc., 1969.: 1969.

Seller ID: 23299


NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc., 1969.. 1969.. Good. - Octavo, gray-green boards (rubbed; rear joint worn; owner's name on front cover) titled in black with device in black on front board. 164 pp. Illustrated, with a foldout color frontispiece. Very good. View more info

THE LIFE OF GEORGE PEABODY; Containing a Record of Those Princely Acts of Benevolence Which Entitle Him to the Esteem and Gratitude of All Friends of Education and the Destitute, Both in America, the Land of His Birth and in England, the Place of His Death. With an Introduction by Dr. Joseph A. Hanaford

By: (Peabody, George). Hanaford, Phebe A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston: B. B. Russell, (1870).: (1870).

Seller ID: 22251


Boston: B. B. Russell, (1870).. (1870).. Good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt with a vignette in gilt on the spine. The binding is rubbed, bumped & lightly spotted with 2 tiny holes in the cloth of the rear cover. 308 pages plus 4-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated with 5 black-and-white plates, including a portrait frontispiece with a tissue guard. There is some light staining & foxing to the prelims with offsetting from the frontispiece to the title. There is ... View more info

ROLLS OF MEMBERSHIP OF THE NEW-ENGLAND HISTORIC GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY 1844-1891

By: (Peabody, Rev. Andrew P.; Chairman, Membership Committee)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston: Printed for the Society, 1892.: 1892.

Seller ID: 13836


Boston: Printed for the Society, 1892.. 1892.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wraps. The wraps are soiled with the front edges chipped & with small stains to the front wrap. The spine is soiled & stained with tears to & pieces out of the head & tail. xv & 155 pages, partially unopened. The front edges of some leaves are chipped & there is occasional soiling. There is staining to the inside front wrap with light offfsetting to the title page. Good. View more info

DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS IN THE CONVENTION OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS HELD IN THE YEAR 1788, / And Which Finally Ratified the Constitution of the United States. Printed by Authority of Resolves of the Legislature, 1856

By: (Peirce, Bradford K; and Hale, Charles; Editors)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston: William White, Printer to the Commonwealth, 1856.: 1856.

Seller ID: 14705


Boston: William White, Printer to the Commonwealth, 1856.. 1856.. Good. - Octavo, rebound in brown cloth backed with brown calf & titled in gilt on the spine. The covers are lightly bumped & the spine is rubbed & somewhat faded. vii, [vi] & 442 pages. The lower end of the front endpaper is detached with a tiny tear to the bottom edge. The edges of the title & the last leaf are darkened. There is occasional minor foxing & a pencil marking or two. Good. View more info

PEOPLE FROM OUR SIDE: A life story with photographs by Peter Pitseolak and oral biography by Dorothy Eber

By: (Pitseolak, Peter). Eber, Dorothy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig Publishers, (1975).: (1975).

Seller ID: 10547


Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig Publishers, (1975).. (1975).. Very good. - Quarto [10-1/4 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial yellow wraps. The wraps are rubbed around the edges & there is some light soiling to the rear wrap. 159 pages. Profuse black-and-white illustrations. Very good. Subtitled on the front wrap: "An Inuit record of Seekooseelak - the land of the people of Cape Dorset, Baffin Island. Peter Pitseolak's manuscript, from which ... View more info

DOWN THE COLORADO. John Wesley Powell: Diary of the First Trip Through the Grand Canyon

By: (Porter, Eliot). Powell, John Wesley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1969.: 1969.

Seller ID: 25850


New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1969.. 1969.. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 14-1/4 inches high by 10-1/4 inches wide], light gray buckram in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The extremities of the binding are slightly darkened with some minor staining to the bottom edges of the covers. The dust jacket is rubbed with a vertical crease to the film surface of its rear panel. 168 pages. Color frontispiece & color photographic illustrations by Eliot Porter, and black-an... View more info

OHIO ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL PUBLICATIONS. Volume XI. Including Index for Vols. I-XI inclusive

By: (Randall, E. O.; Taylor, Edward Livingston; Hunter, W. H.; Knabenshue, S. S.; et al)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Columbus, OH: Fred J. Heer, 1903.: 1903.

Seller ID: 11421


Columbus, OH: Fred J. Heer, 1903.. 1903.. Very good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The covers are lightly bumped with a small, light stain to the front cover. The spine & rear joint are spotted. vii, [vi] & 486 pages. There is a red stain to the fore-edge. There is an owner's ink name on the front endpaper. Black-and- white illustrations. Very good. Volume XI includes the quarterlies of the Society previously published as numbers I and II for... View more info

JOHN RANDOLPH

By: (Randolph, John). Adams, Henry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1887.: 1887.

Seller ID: 19308


Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1887.. 1887.. Very good. - Octavo, three quarters gilt-ruled black calf & black & blue marbled boards titled in gilt between raised bands on the spine. The top edge is gilt; marbled endpapers. The joints & the extremities of the binding are rubbed. vi & 313 pages. Very good. Tenth edition. A title in the series "American Statesmen". View more info

THE AMERICAN FRONTIER from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Volume II: From Lewis and Clark through the Mexican War. (Catalog)

By: (Redwells)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Newton, MA: The Rendells, Inc., 1981.: 1981.

Seller ID: 23180


Newton, MA: The Rendells, Inc., 1981.. 1981.. Very good. - Quarto, printed cream wraps with a portrait in dark brown & cream on each wrap. The wraps are lightly soiled with the corners very lightly creased & a small pink stain to the rear wrap.. There is a tiny tear to the head of the spine. 189 pages. Illustrated with facsimiles in dark brown & cream. Very good. 647 items are catalogued & fully described. View more info

THE FALLS OF NIAGARA. Depicted by Pen and Camera

By: (Richards, William)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago: Knight, Leonard & Co., 1892.: 1892.

Seller ID: 22655


Chicago: Knight, Leonard & Co., 1892.. 1892.. Very good. - Oblong octavo, 6 inches high by 9 inches wide. Light green cloth backed with a darker cloth spine, titled and illustrated in silver on the front cover. The covers are slightly soiled with very minor rubbing. [56] unnumbered pages, profusely illustrated throughout with textual and full- page illustrations of Niagara Falls and its surroundings, and with a double-page color "Bird's-Eye View of Niagara Falls and ... View more info

WEEP NO MORE, MY LADY

By: (Roosevelt, Eleanor). Debnam, W.E

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Raleigh, North Carolina: Printed for the author by The Graphic Press, Inc., (1950).: (1950).

Seller ID: 5238


Raleigh, North Carolina: Printed for the author by The Graphic Press, Inc., (1950).. (1950).. Good. - Octavo, softcovers bound in pictorial white & blue wraps, titled & illustrated in white & shades of blue on the front cover. The covers are rubbed and quite soiled. 60 pages. A previous owner's name is penned at the top of the title page. Good. A vitriolic attack on Eleanor Roosevelt. The foreword states: "This little booklet is an enlargement on a series of two b... View more info