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MEMORIAL TO A MARRIAGE: An Album on the Saint-Gaudens Memorial in Rock Creek Cemetery / Commissioned by Henry Adams in Honor of His Wife, Marian Hooper Adams. Essay by Lincoln Kirstein. Photograph Album by Jerry L. Thompson. Additional photographs by Marian Hooper-Adams

By: (Adams, Henry). (Thompson, Jerry L.). Kirstein, Lincoln

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, (1989).: (1989).

Seller ID: 19318

ISBN: 0810936003

Condition: Very good


New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, (1989).. (1989).. Very good. - Quarto [12-1/4 inches high by 9 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. There is a light stain to the bottom edge of the front cover. There are a few tiny stains to the front panel of the dust jacket & its top edge is slightly creased. 91 & [4] pages plus colophon. Full-page color illustrations & plates, including a folding plate, and textual illustrations in black & white. There is a small crease to the top corner of the folding plate, else the contents are fine. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

JOHN ADAMS. Volume I: 1735-1784. Volume II: 1784-1826. (2 volumes)

By: (Adams, John). Smith, Page

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday Company, Inc., 1962.: 1962.

Seller ID: 29819

Condition: Very good


Garden City, NY: Doubleday Company, Inc., 1962.. 1962.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth in dust wrappers. The volumes are housed in a blue paper covered slipcase with a pictorial label on the front panel & a printed label on the rear panel. There is some very light spotting to the front cover of Vol. I. There are a few tiny stains to the panels of the Vol. I dust jacket and its spine & the edges of the its rear panel are darkened. The front panel & spine of the Vol. II dust jacket are darkened. The top edge of the slipcase is faded & there are a few small stains to the panels & labels. viii, pages... View more info

Image for A BRIEF CORRESPONDENCE, consisting of 3 letters between BENJAMIN R. EPSTEIN of the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith and Vice President Spiro Agnew's staff LEONARD GARMENT, BILL SAFIRE & ARTHUR SOHMER, regarding a potentially insensitive comment made by the Vice President.

A BRIEF CORRESPONDENCE, consisting of 3 letters between BENJAMIN R. EPSTEIN of the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith and Vice President Spiro Agnew's staff LEONARD GARMENT, BILL SAFIRE & ARTHUR SOHMER, regarding a potentially insensitive comment made by the Vice President.

By: (Agnew, Spiro T.); Epstein, Benjamin; Garment, Leonard; Safire, Bill; and Sohmer, Arthur J.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York & Washington, D.C. November 19 through December 9th, 1971.: 1971.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 95067

Condition: Very good


- Three letters regarding Agnew's comment on television, that "Dan Ellsberg is in the lobby xeroxing a salami sandwich". The first letter, dated November 19, 1971 and typed on 11 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide "Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith" stationery is addressed to White House staffer Leonard Garment. In over 70 words, the National Director of the Anti-Defamation League Benjamin R. Epstein, explains "This, Len, is simply to tell you that an awful lot of people took offense at the remark and communicated their distress concerning it to us. Maybe you ought to pass w... View more info

AGNEW: PROFILE IN CONFLICT

By: (Agnew, Spiro). Lucas, Jim G

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1970).: (1970).

Seller ID: 5640

Condition: Very good


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1970).. (1970).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. There are a few tiny stains to the rear cover & the dust wrapper is very lightly soiled. 160 pages. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for TYPED LETTER SIGNED in MAGHREBI SCRIPT by PRINCE ABDULLAH BEN MOHAMMAD of MOROCCO.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED in MAGHREBI SCRIPT by PRINCE ABDULLAH BEN MOHAMMAD of MOROCCO.

By: (Agnew, Spiro). Prince Moulay Abdullah Ben Mohammad of Morocco (1935-1983).

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Rabat, Morocco, August 16, 1971.: 1971.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36546


- Over 140 words typed in French on the Prince's 8-1/4 inch high by 6-1/8 inch wide royal stationery with a crown above Maghrebi script printed in indigo at top right. In his letter addressed to Vice President Spiro Agnew's chief of staff Arthur Sohmer, Prince Moulay Abdallah of Morocco requests that Art Sohmer convey his warm regards and thanks to the Vice President for sending him a physical therapist "Je vous prie de transmettre a Monsieur le Vice-President S. AGNEW mes chaleureux remerciements pour la delicate attention qu'il a eue a mon egard en depechant aupres de moi un reeducateur&... View more info

Image for RARE 1964 WHITE SUPREMACIST "CHRISTIAN DEFENSE NEWS" RACIST & ANTI-SEMITIC BROADSIDE on Newspaper Stock. This Broadside, accompanied by 2 letters signed by Sherman C. Hamar, was mailed to SPYRO AGNEW, Richard Nixon's future Vice-President who was then running for the office of Governor of Maryland.

RARE 1964 WHITE SUPREMACIST "CHRISTIAN DEFENSE NEWS" RACIST & ANTI-SEMITIC BROADSIDE on Newspaper Stock. This Broadside, accompanied by 2 letters signed by Sherman C. Hamar, was mailed to SPYRO AGNEW, Richard Nixon's future Vice-President who was then running for the office of Governor of Maryland.

By: (Agnew, Spiro; Hamar, Sherman C.). Butler, Richard (1918-2004). White supremacist founder of the Neo-Nazi Aryan Nations.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA: Christian Defense League, 1964.: 1964.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 94791

Condition: Fine


- Folio, a 22-1/2 inches high by 16 inches wide broadside. The May 13, 1964 Volume One, Number One issue of the "Christian Defense News" broadside is printed on newspaper stock. Titled below the banner headline proclaiming "Extra! Extra!" the broadside consists of provocative articles and photographic illustrations under bold headings such as "'White Christians' Now a Minority Group,' says Editor", "Enemies of Christianity on the March", and "Bible Out Of Schools". Folded several times for mailing, else fine. A 2-page mechanically reproduced letter signe... View more info

2 VINTAGE BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS DEPICTING VICE PRESIDENT AGNEW SHAKING HANDS WITH OFFICIALS UPON HIS ARRIVAL BY PLANE IN GUAM

By: (Agnew, Sprio)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1973.: 1973.

Seller ID: 25534

Condition: Very good


1973.. 1973.. Very good. - sc The Vice President visited Guam in 1973, so identified on the verso. Each photograph is 8 inches high by 10 inches wide. The image depicts embattled Vice President Spiro Agnew shaking hands with a short line of dignitaries on the runway after debarking from Air Force Two. Agnew resigned shortly thereafter while under investigation for tax fraud. President Nixon later resigned under the threat of impeachment over the Watergate break-in. The top left corner of one photo is very slightly creased. Else, fine. View more info

THE CHRISTIAN ALMANACK, For the year of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, 1825. No. V. Vol. I

By: (American Tract Society)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston: Lincoln & Edmands for the American Tract Society, [1824].: [1824].

Seller ID: 15070

Condition: Good


Boston: Lincoln & Edmands for the American Tract Society, [1824].. [1824].. Good. - Small octavo, softccover bound in pictorial cream self-wraps, with a woodcut of a man preaching to Native Americans by Abel Brown on the front cover. The cover is darkened, soiled & stained with the corners chipped. An owner's name is penned down the right margin of the cover & an additional notation is blacked out in ink. 48 pages. Illustrated with tables. The almanac is shaken with soiling & light staining to the pages. Good only. View more info

OHIO ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL QUARTERLY. Vol. VI (Nos. 1-3 & Thirteenth Annual Report for 1897-98)

By: (Anderson, James H.; Hinsdale, B.A.; et al)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbus, OH: Press of J. L. Trauger, 1898.: 1898.

Seller ID: 17258

Condition: Good


Columbus, OH: Press of J. L. Trauger, 1898.. 1898.. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on spine. The binding is lightly rubbed & the covers are bumped. xiii, [ii] & 441 & xxiii pp. The hinges are cracked; there is an owner's ink name on the front endpaper; there are a few pencil markings & the page edges are slightly darkened. Color & B&W frontispieces & B&W plates. Good. Among the contents are articles on the Ohio Indians, the history of popular education on the Western Reserve, the centennial of Jefferson county with a long piece on the pioneers of Jefferson County, and three... View more info

THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE III 1760-1820 / Celebrated in Williamsburg, Virginia in 1960 / With A Prospectus of the American Revolution Bicentennial 1960-1983. / Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia

By: (Anonymous)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Richmond, VA: The William Byrd Press, Inc.), (1960).: (1960).

Seller ID: 22870

Condition: Very good


(Richmond, VA: The William Byrd Press, Inc.), (1960).. (1960).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed red wraps & sewn with brown cord. The extremities are faded & the wraps are lightly bumped with some rippling to the bottom edge of the rear wrap. [13] pages plus colophon. Very good. Limited edition, designed and produced by the William Byrd Press as a keepsake for the Institute of Early American History and Culture and friends of the press. View more info

CATALOGUE OF THE MONROE, WAKEMAN, AND HOLMAN COLLECTION OF THE PEQUOT LIBRARY SOUTHPORT, CONNECTICUT DEPOSITED IN THE YALE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

By: (Anonymous)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT: Yale University Library, 1960.: 1960.

Seller ID: 23147

Condition: Very good


New Haven, CT: Yale University Library, 1960.. 1960.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth titled in gilt. Slightly dusty. 522 pages. Illustrated with black & white facsimiles. Near fine. First editon. First Edition. View more info

HISTORY OF THE FIRST REFORMED PROTESTANT DUTCH CHURCH OF BREUCKELEN, NOW KNOWN AS THE FIRST REFORMED CHURCH OF BROOKLYN, 1654-1896

By: (Anonymous)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Compiled by Order of the Consistory, 1896.: 1896.

Seller ID: 23236

Condition: Fair


Compiled by Order of the Consistory, 1896.. 1896.. Fair. - Quarto, 11-3/4 inches high by 9-1/2 inches high. Pebbled burgundy cloth titled & decorated in gilt on the front cover. The covers are rubbed and faded along the edges and the spine. The corners and head and tail of the spine are worn with some chipping and pieces of cloth out from the spine. A numbered label is affixed to the bottom of the front cover. 93 & [1] pages, with profuse illustrations throughout, including 12 full-page plates. Ex-library, withdrawn by the Minnesota Historical Scoiety with their canceled bookplate on the front... View more info

CLASS A HOTELS: POINTS ABOUT RICHMOND AND NEW YORK / NEW YORK - THE HUB CITY OF THE WORLD. Presented by Hotel Richmond, Richmond, Virginia

By: (Anonymous)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Hotel Booklet Company, (1912).: (1912).

Seller ID: 23293

Condition: Very good


New York: Hotel Booklet Company, (1912).. (1912).. Very good. - Octavo, 7-1/4 inches high by 2-3/4 inches wide. Softcovers bound in white wraps illustrated and decorated in red and black. The top corner of the rear cover is creased. 40 pages, with photographic illustrations and a folding map of the united States and lower Canada depicting quality hotels throughout the US and Montreal. Very good. View more info

A SUPERB CHROMOLITHOGRAPHIC CUT OUT OF THE NEW YORK ELEVATED RAILROAD TRAIN ON RAILS OVER THE STREETS OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

By: (Anonymous)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Circa [1890].: [1890].

Seller ID: 27748

Condition: Very good


Circa [1890].. [1890].. Very good. - sc The 7 inch high by 9 inch wide brightly colored image is cut out from an unknown original source, possibly a promotional hand-out, and mounted onto corrugated board. A few tears within the image are thus reinforced by the mount. A small piece is out from the front of the engine. The superb image depicts the elevated over a busy City street, where pedestrians stroll next to horsedrawn carriages and the horsedrawn Harlem 4th Ave R.R.C. trolley. Attractively framed under glass. View more info

WOOD ENGRAVING OF A SLEIGHING SCENE ON BOSTON NECK

By: (Anonymous)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: [Boston, MA]: circa [1855].: [1855].

Seller ID: 28032

Condition: Very good


[Boston, MA]: circa [1855].. [1855].. Very good. - sc Wood engraving, approximately 5-3/4 inches high by 9 inches wide, mounted on a sheet of cream stock, 7 inches high by 10-1/2 inches wide. The bottom edge of the mount is cut slightly crookedly & there is a tiny stain to its top margin. Very good. Titled "Sleighing Scene on Boston Neck", the engraving depicts gentlemen riding horse-drawn sleighs down a broad street lined with handsome buildings and leafless trees, watched by a crowd bundled up in overcoats, cloaks, bonnets and tall hats. An excited dog races down the middle of the... View more info

ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF CRADDOCK HOUSE, MEDFORD, MASS

By: (Anonymous)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Circa [1880].: [1880].

Seller ID: 28034

Condition: Very good


Circa [1880].. [1880].. Very good. - sc Small oblong quarto. The sepia-toned photograph of the house, 4 inches high by 5-1/4 inches wide, is mounted on a sheet of cream stock 7- 1/4 inches high by 10-5/8 inches wide. The edges of the mount are slightly darkened with 3 small, light stains to its lower edge & some tiny glue stains immediately above & to the right of the photograph. Very good. The handsome three-story brick house was built in 1634 and is believed to be the oldest building in New England still retaining its original form. View more info

ORIGINAL NINETEENTH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEW OF BOSTON

By: (Anonymous)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: [Boston, MA]: circa [1885].: [1885].

Seller ID: 28609

Condition: Very good


[Boston, MA]: circa [1885].. [1885].. Very good. - sc Original oval, sepia-toned photograph, 5-1/4 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide, mounted on a sheet of cream card stock, 7-1/4 inches high by 10-5/8 inches wide, with the title "View of Boston" penned below the image. The edges of the mount are slightly darkened & there is a strip of cloth tape along the top edge of the verso of the mount. There is a small piece chipped from a corner of the mount. Very good. An oval sepia- toned panoramic cityscape of Boston as viewed from across the Bay. Domes and towers can be seen on the distant... View more info

NARRATIVES OF CAPTIVITY AMONG THE INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA: A List of Books and Manuscripts on This Subject in the Edward E. Ayer Collection of the Newberry Library. Together with a Supplement by Clara A. Smith

By: (Ayer, Edward E.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY: Maurizio Martino, n.d. [circa 1991].: n.d. [circa 1991].

Seller ID: 5910

Condition: Fine


NY: Maurizio Martino, n.d. [circa 1991].. n.d. [circa 1991].. Fine. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt. 120 & 49 pp. Near fine. Reprint, limited to 300 copies, of the original 1912 edition. View more info

Image for [REPORT ON JOSEPH BALESTIER'S MISSION TO SIAM]: MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, in answer to a resolution of the Senate, calling for information in relation to the mission of Mr. Balestier, late United States consul at Singapore, to Eastern Asia. (32d Congress. 1st Session. Ex. Doc. No. 38).

[REPORT ON JOSEPH BALESTIER'S MISSION TO SIAM]: MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, in answer to a resolution of the Senate, calling for information in relation to the mission of Mr. Balestier, late United States consul at Singapore, to Eastern Asia. (32d Congress. 1st Session. Ex. Doc. No. 38).

By: (Balestier, Joseph; Voorhees, P.F.; Fillmore, Millard; Webster, Daniel).

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., 1852.: 1852.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34305

Condition: Good


Washington, D.C., 1852.. 1852.. Good. - Octavo, 9-1/2 inches high by 6-1/8 inches wide. Softcover, unbound printed self-wraps consisting of 4 gatherings attached with a single stitch. 125 deckle-edged pages. The edges of the title page are soiled and darkened with a tear and chips to the top edge. The overlapping edges of several pages are chipped. Page 19 is tightly trimmed with minor loss to the text along the bottom edge and there is a tear to the bottom edge of another page. Good. President Millard Fillmore's report to Congress on the American mission sent to Bangkok, led by former Ame... View more info

Image for INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT. LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, Transmitting the Information required by a resolution of the House of Representatives of 19th Dec. 1826, in relation to the works of internal improvement which have been undertaken or projected by the general government from the year 1824 to the year 1826, inclusive, &c. March 4, 1828. Read, and laid upon the table. (20th Congress, 1st Session. Ho. of Reps. War Dept. [Doc. No. 172.])

INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT. LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, Transmitting the Information required by a resolution of the House of Representatives of 19th Dec. 1826, in relation to the works of internal improvement which have been undertaken or projected by the general government from the year 1824 to the year 1826, inclusive, &c. March 4, 1828. Read, and laid upon the table. (20th Congress, 1st Session. Ho. of Reps. War Dept. [Doc. No. 172.])

By: (Barbour, James; and Macomb, Alexander).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Washington: Printed by Gales & Seaton, 1828.: 1828.

Seller ID: 36726

Condition: Good


- Octavo, 8-3/4 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide. Disbound, removed at some time in the past from a larger collection of pamphlets. Remnants of leather adhere to the pamphlet's spine. 4 pages of text plus a large 16-1/2 inch high by 38-1/4 inch wide folding chart. There is scattered foxing throughout with light faint dampstaining to the bottom edge of the pages and center of the folding chart. There are some short tears to the edges of the text pages. Good. The folding chart is titled: "Statement exhibiting the number and designation of the different works of Internal Improvements comprisi... View more info