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THE BEAUTIFUL CAVERNS OF LURAY. Luray, Virginia. In The Shenandoah Valley. Miles of Subterranean Splendor. Brilliantly Lighted by Electricity. See America First

By: (Strickler, J.D.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Luray, Virginia: Luray Caverns Corporation, circa [1925].: [1925].

Seller ID: 23775

Condition: Good


Luray, Virginia: Luray Caverns Corporation, circa [1925].. [1925].. Good. - Oblong octavo, 5-1/4 inches high by 8 inches wide. Softcover, bound in printed light green wraps with a cover illustration of the caverns. The covers are soiled, stained and slightly creased with a few small chips to the top edge. 20 pages, with 7 full-page illustrations of the caverns and music centerfold with the lyrics and music to "Old Virginia". The pages are lightly soiled with some... View more info

IN MEMORIAM / MARY MILDRED SULLIVAN / 1836-1933

By: (Sullivan, Mary Mildred)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY: Privately printed for The Mary Mildred Sullivan Chapter, United Daughters of the Confedeeracy, (1933).: (1933).

Seller ID: 10000

Condition: Very good


New York, NY: Privately printed for The Mary Mildred Sullivan Chapter, United Daughters of the Confedeeracy, (1933).. (1933).. Very good. - Octavo, soft covers bound in printed gray wraps. The spine & extremities are darkened. There is some light staining to the wraps & the edges are chipped with small pieces out. The bottom 2 inches of the rear wrap are detached. Title, [1] leaf & 57 pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white portrait frontispiece. The front edge of the... View more info

EULOGY OF GEN. ZACHARY TAYLOR, LATE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Delivered at the Request of the Authorities and Citizens, Conjointly, of the City of Cambridge, August 13, 1850. By Luther V. Bell

By: (Taylor, General Zachary). Bell, Luther V

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Printed at the Chronicle Office, 1850.: 1850.

Seller ID: 16868

Condition: Good


Cambridge, MA: Printed at the Chronicle Office, 1850.. 1850.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The wraps are darkened & soiled with their corners creased & their upper halves detached. There is a crease to the upper half of the rear wrap. The spine is heavily chipped with large pieces out. 43 pages. The top page corners are creased, else the contents are bright & clean. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

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THE BRIGHTON GAS FIRE AND EXPLOSION CATASTROPHE. Town of Brighton (Monroe County), N.Y. September 21, 1951. Report by The National Board of Fire Underwriters ... and The New York Fire Insurance Rating Organization.

By: (The National Board of Fire Underwriters).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, NY: The National Board of Fire Underwriters, 1951.: 1951.

Seller ID: 36827

Condition: Very good


- Quarto, 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide. Softcover, bound in stapled white wrappers titled and illustrated in black on the front cover. The covers are soiled and creased with a short slit to the head of the spine. 25 pages printed on glossy paper, with textual illustrations and full-page diagrams and maps. Very good. Sometimes known locally as Black Friday, the September 21, 1951 explosion of natural gas in a vault housing gas regulators in the Meadowbrook neig... View more info

THE NATIONAL WOMAN'S RELIEF CORPS RED BOOK Containing the Constitution and Rules and Regulations of the National Woman's Relief Corps Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic and Decisions and Notes Thereon.

By: (The National Woman's Relief Corps).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.: The National Tribune Company, 1923.: 1923.

Seller ID: 36036

Condition: Good


- Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt with golden yellow rules decorating the front cover. The covers are rubbed and bumped with some fading and dampstaining. 181 pages. An early owner's name and the date are penned at the top of the title page. Good. Revised edition of the rules and regulations originally "Adopted by [the] Twenty-third National Convention Denver, Colorado, 1905".Recognized in 1883, The National Woman's Relief Corps was a secret organization f... View more info

A VINTAGE 1956 NEWS PHOTOGRAPH OF SENATORS HUMPHREY AND KNOWLAND WITH AMBASSADOR LODGE AT THE OPENING OF THE 11TH ANNUAL UNITED NATIONS ASSEMBLY

By: (United Nations). Lodge, Ambassador Henry Cabot; Humphrey, Senator Hubert H.; and Knowland, Senator William F

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1956.: 1956.

Seller ID: 25321

Condition: Very good


1956.. 1956.. Very good. - sc This is an 7-1/4 inch high by 8-3/4 inch wide black & white news copy photograph with the text of press release photographed onto the bottom of the image. Such photos were copied by the newspaper from the original which were distributed by the International News Photos. The press release serving as caption for the photograph reads as follows: "N.Y. 386 INP SOUNDPHOTO...UNITED NATIONS, N.Y...11/12/56...Senator Hubert H. Humphrey; Senator ... View more info

A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST HISTORY

By: (Vaughan, Thomas; and Knuth, Priscilla)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Portland, OR): Oregon Historical Society, (1958).: (1958).

Seller ID: 31095

Condition: Good


(Portland, OR): Oregon Historical Society, (1958).. (1958).. Good. - Quarto, pictorial wraps. Heavily soiled with the spine chipped. 44 pp., printed by offset on the rectos only. Good. A selective checklist for students and teachers. View more info

THE BREARLEY YEAR BOOK. Volume XXVI. 1945

By: (Vermeule, Emily Dickinson Townsend). Lincoln, Anne; Editor-in-Chief

Price: $20.00

Publisher: [New York]: (Brearley School), 1945.: 1945.

Seller ID: 30855

Condition: Good


[New York]: (Brearley School), 1945.. 1945.. Good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], red cloth with the school's seal stamped in gilt on the front cover. The binding is bumped & there is some bubbling to the cloth of the covers. A small area of each cover is discolored & the tail of the spine is lightly chipped. Unpaginated. Profusely illustrated in black & white with photographic portraits, class photos, cartoons & drawings. Good. From the library of E... View more info

HENRY RAUP WAGNER 1862-1957. An Exhibition of Rare Books Honoring the Centenary of His Birth. (Catalog)

By: (Wagner, Henry Raup)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1962.: 1962.

Seller ID: 11309

Condition: Fine


Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1962.. 1962.. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. [iv] & 17 pages. Illustrated with a full-page black-and-white photographic portrait. Near fine. Limited edition of 2,000 copies.Thirty books are catalogued with descriptions by Colton Storm based on those of Wagner. The introduction is by Everett D. Graff, who lent most of the books for the exhibition from his private collection. View more info

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THE CONSTITUTION OF THE WASHINGTON SOCIETY OF MARYLAND.

By: (Washington, George).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD: printed by John L. Cook, 1810.: 1810.

Seller ID: 36651

Condition: Good


- Octavo, printed self-wrappers sewn with tan cord. The title page is unevenly darkened with its bottom corners slightly chipped. The last page is lightly foxed & darkened with a tiny chip out of the bottom corner. 16 pages. The bottom page corners are lightly creased & there is occasional foxing. Good. First edition. "The object of this society shall be to support, extend and carry into effect the political principles and system of Washington, as disclosed in his fa... View more info

GEORGE WASHINGTON: An Address by Isacc N. Phillips

By: (Washington, George). Phillips, Isaac N

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IL: Printed for private distribution, 1903.: 1903.

Seller ID: 16405

Condition: Very good


Bloomington, IL: Printed for private distribution, 1903.. 1903.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wraps sewn with red cord. The wraps are chipped & lightly soiled. There is a piece out of the top corner of the front wrap & the top corner of the rear wrap is torn & creased. There are small pieces out of the head & tail of the spine, part of the red cord is lacking & the lower 2-1/2 inches of the wraps are detached. 58 pages. Very good internally. Th... View more info

WASHINGTON IN DOMESTIC LIFE. From Original Letters and Manuscripts.

By: (Washington, George). Rush, Richard.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott and Co., 1857.: 1857.

Seller ID: 34869

Condition: Good


Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott and Co., 1857.. 1857.. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in blind on front cover. The covers are rubbed, bumped & lightly stained; the spine is slightly faded with the head torn & the tail chipped. xiii & pp. [14]-85. There is dampstaining to the top edges of the endpapers & to the bottom edges of the front endpapers, flyleaf & following blank; there is a small stain to the title & light foxing to the prelims; the page edges are ... View more info

FOR LIBERTY AND GLORY: Washington, Lafayette, and Their Revolutions

By: (Washington, George; Lafayette, Marquis de). Gaines, James R

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York/London: W. W. Norton & Company, (2007).: (2007).

Seller ID: 13494

ISBN: 0393061388

Condition: Fine


New York/London: W. W. Norton & Company, (2007).. (2007).. Fine. - Octavo, cloth backed boards, in a dust wrapper. The rear panel of the dust wrapper is very lightly soiled. vii, [i] & 533 pages. Illustrated in black & white and color. Near fine. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

WAYNE'S 1944 ATLAS OF CANADA'S MINING AREAS. (Cover title)

By: (Wayne's)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Toronto: Merchandising Service, 1944).: 1944).

Seller ID: 23354

Condition: Good


(Toronto: Merchandising Service, 1944).. 1944).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial yellow & silver wrappers. The wraps are bumped & soiled. 20 pages, including wraps, with 12 pages of black-and- white maps & 1 double-page map in red, black & white. The bottom page corners are bumped. There is a vertical crease to each wrap & a light crease to each leaf where the pamphlet has been folded. Good. A promotional piece about the Canadian mining industry with maps... View more info

HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE SOUTH CHURCH (REFORMED) OF NEW YORK CITY

By: (White, Frederic C.; compiler)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Gilliss Brothers & Turnure, The Art Age Press, Easter, 1887.: Easter, 1887.

Seller ID: 30167

Condition: Very good


New York: Gilliss Brothers & Turnure, The Art Age Press, Easter, 1887.. Easter, 1887.. Very good. - Squarish octavo, 8-1/2 inches high by 6-1/4 inches wide. Hardcover, bound in blue cloth backed gray paper covered boards printed in black on front board. The boards are bumped, lightly soiled & unevenly darkened; the head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. 57 pages, illustrated with a frontispiece & 10 black & white plates. There is light staining to the rear pasted... View more info

MEMOIR OF REUEL WILLIAMS, Prepared for the Maine Historical Society by John A. Poor. Read at a Special Meeting of the Society in Augusta, February, 1863

By: (Williams, Reuel). Poor, John A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: (Riverside, Cambridge): privately printed, 1864.: 1864.

Seller ID: 2004

Condition: Good


(Riverside, Cambridge): privately printed, 1864.. 1864.. Good. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on front cover with horizontal bands stamped in blind on covers & spine & frames in blind on covers. The covers are bumped & lightly rubbed with a label removed from the front cover; the spine is faded with pieces out of the head & tail. 66 pp. A tipped-in original photograph of a bust serves as the frontispiece. There is scattered foxing & light soiling & the page edges a... View more info

ADDRESS OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES DELIVERED AT A JOINT SESSION OF THE TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS FEBRUARY 26, 1917

By: (Wilson, Woodrow)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, 1917.: 1917.

Seller ID: 28996

Condition: Good


Washington, 1917.. 1917.. Good. - Octavo, printed white wraps. The edges of the covers are darkened and there is a short tear to the top edge and a tiny hole near the top of the front cover. The rear cover is heavily stained with several chips to the edges and a piece out from the top corner. 6 pages with the text printed only on one side of each of the 6 leaves. Folded vertically, the edges of the pages are darkened and there is some slight chipping to the top of the l... View more info

PRESIDENT WILSON: The World's Peace-Maker.

By: (Wilson, Woodrow). Nelson, Lars P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stockholm: Kungl Boktryckeriet P. A. Norstedt & Soner, 1919.: 1919.

Seller ID: 33775

Condition: Good


Stockholm: Kungl Boktryckeriet P. A. Norstedt & Soner, 1919.. 1919.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is bumped, soiled & lightly creased. The wraps are lightly stained & foxed with some chipping around the edges. There are small pieces out of the head & tail of the spine. 231 pages with a folding chart of the Federal Executive bound in at the rear. Illustrated in black & white with a portrait frontispiece and full-page & textual illustr... View more info

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WOODROW WILSON AS I KNOW HIM.

By: (Wilson, Woodrow). Tumulty, Joseph P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY and Toronto: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1921.: 1921.

Seller ID: 36929

Condition: Good


Garden City, NY and Toronto: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1921., 1921.. Good . - Octavo, dark blue cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The top edge is gilt. The spine & the corners of the covers are rubbed. The dust jacket's front panel is stained with a tear & crease to its bottom edge. The jacket spine is rubbed with tears to the tail & pieces out of the head. xvi, [1] leaf & 553 pages plus colophon. Illustrated with a black-and-white portrait frontispiece. A previ... View more info

MEMORIAL VOLUME. DEDICATORY AND OPENING CEREMONIES OF THE WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION. Historical and Descriptive. As Authorized by Board of Control. Edited under the direction of the Joint Committee on Ceremonies of the World's Columbian Commission and the World's Columbian Exposition. With Illustrations.

By: (World's Columbian Exposition).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL: A.L. Stone, 1893.: 1893.

Seller ID: 36120

Condition: Good


- Quarto, 11 inches high by 8 inches wide. Hardcover, teal green cloth titled in gilt on the front cover and the spine. All edges are gilt. The covers are dampstained and slightly rubbed. 320 pages with profuse photographically illustrated plates throughout, including many full-page. There is a tiny tear to the front edge of one leaf, else this is an internally very good copy of this substantial book commemorating the Chicago World's Fair. Good. First edition.In a... View more info