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SIX RED MONTHS IN RUSSIA: An Observer's Account of Russia Before and During the Proletarian Dictatorship

By: Bryant, Louise

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, U.K. and West Nyack, NY: The Journeyman Press, (1982).: (1982).

Seller ID: 27703

Condition: Very good


London, U.K. and West Nyack, NY: The Journeyman Press, (1982).. (1982).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped & rubbed with a crease across the bottom corner of the front wrap & 2 vertical creases to the spine. xv, [i] & pages [17]-299. Black-and-white frontispiece & 17 pages of black-and-white illustrations. Very good. Reprint of the 1918 first edition.Louise Bryant was one of a few British and American journali... View more info

NEUTRAL NATIONS AND THE WAR. (Cover title)

By: Bryce, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: The Macmillan Company, 1914.: 1914.

Seller ID: 16077

Condition: Good


New York: The Macmillan Company, 1914.. 1914.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps. The spine & extremities are darkened. The wraps are lightly bumped & chipped with soiling & small stains. The bottom half-inch of each wrap detached. 16 pages plus 5-page publisher's catalog. There are short tears to the top edges of 4 catalog pages with tiny creases to the bottom edges of 4 leaves. There is some light foxing & soiling. Good. View more info

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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by LADY AUDREY BULLER, addressed to Mary Ford of Pencarrow.

By: Buller, Lady Audrey (d.1926). Wife of General Redvers Buller & daughter of Rear Admiral John Townshend.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Downes, Crediton, Devonshire, Sept. 7, 1904.: 1904.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36872

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, 7 inches high by 4-1/2 inches wide. Over 150 words penned on 4 sides of a folded sheet of cream paper with Lady Buller's Devonshire address embossed at top right. Lady Audrey Buller thanks Mrs. Mary Ford for allowing the bearer to interview her "I know you will be pleased with the account she will write...." Signed "Audrey Buller". Folded, the letter was once mounted or tipped into a book with remnants of paper along the edge of the last page. V... View more info

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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by SIR FRANCIS BURDETT, on the verso of the correspondent's letter, regarding George Mainwaring's petition accusing Burdett of voter fraud.

By: Burdett, Sir Francis (1770-1844). British reformer and anti-establishment politician.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: 1804.: 1804.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 27866

Condition: Good


- Quarto, [9-1/4 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide. Over 40 words penned on the verso of a folded sheet of creamy white paper within which is penned the correspondent's original letter emphasizing that Burdett should make an appearance in the neighborhood in support of his allies. In his reply, addressed "Dear White", Burdett expresses his conviction that he has no doubt that White is pleased with the result following Mainwairing's petition accusing Burdett of vot... View more info

Image for AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED BY SCOTTISH LIBERAL POLITICIAN AND AUTHOR GEORGE CAMPBELL, 8TH DUKE OF ARGYLL.

AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED BY SCOTTISH LIBERAL POLITICIAN AND AUTHOR GEORGE CAMPBELL, 8TH DUKE OF ARGYLL.

By: Campbell, George, 8th Duke of Argyll. (1823-1900). Scottish Liberal politician and writer on science, religion and 19th-century politics.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: March 1869.: 1869.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35874

Condition: Good


- A few words boldly penned in black ink on a sheet of cream paper, 3-3/8 inches high by 7 inches wide. The paper has been mounted on a piece of card. Signed "Argyll / March 1869." The paper has been folded 4 times for mailing and there is some creasing to it from the mounting. Good. Argyll is sending a female correspondent his autograph.Scottish peer George Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll [1823-1900] was a close associate of Queen Victoria's consort Prince Al... View more info

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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY THE 4TH GOVERNOR GENERAL OF CANADA JOHN CAMPBELL, 9TH DUKE OF ARGYLL.

By: Campbell, John, 9th Duke of Argyll [Marquess of Lorne]. (1845-1914). The fourth Governor General of Canada.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: September 21, 1905.: 1905.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34973

Condition: Very good


September 21, 1905.. 1905.. Very good. - Letter penned in black ink filling both sides of a sheet of cream- colored 6-1/4 inch high by 4- 1/2 inch wide paper. Signed "Argyll". There is some very minor soiling to the letter with a small area of light creasing to the top edge. There is an ink blot to one word on the first side. Folded once for mailing. Very good. Argyll writes about his wife's health: "I am sorry to say that my wife is in a state of health w... View more info

JOCELIN OF BRAKELOND from Past and Present

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY: William Edwin Rudge, 1923.: 1923.

Seller ID: 2509

Condition: Good


NY: William Edwin Rudge, 1923.. 1923.. Good. - Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt on spine. The front joint is split along the top. Title, half-title, [v] pp., [1] l. & 157 pp. plus colophon. Good. Limited edition of 510 numbered copies with typography by Bruce Rogers.A bookseller's catalogue listing of the book is mounted on the rear pastedown.The twelfth century chronicle of Jocelin of Brakelond recorded the achievements of Abbot Samson of the Monastery of St.... View more info

THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. Vol. I: The Bastille. Vol. II: The Constitution. Vol. III: The Guillotine. (3 volumes)

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York: George Routledge and Sons, circa [1888].: [1888].

Seller ID: 29446

Condition: Good


New York: George Routledge and Sons, circa [1888].. [1888].. Good. - Octavo, olive green cloth with paper labels on the spines. The bindings are lightly rubbed & bumped and the head & tails of the spines are lightly chipped. The labels are foxed with pieces out. 207 pages; 212 pages; and 240 pages. Vol. 2 is lightly cracked at p. 116. There are short tears to the front edges of 2 pages in Vol. 3. Good. View more info

THE HUNGARIAN CONTROVERSEY: An Exposure of the Falsifications and Perversions of the Slanderers of Hungary

By: Carter, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston: Redding & Company, 8 State Street, 1852.: 1852.

Seller ID: 20521

Condition: Fair


Boston: Redding & Company, 8 State Street, 1852.. 1852.. Fair. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wrappers. The wraps are bumped, chipped & soiled with staining to the top edge of the front wrap & a tear to its front edge. The spine has been repaired with white cloth tape which is chipped & torn. The lower half of the rear wrap is detached. 48 pages. The page corners are bumped. There is staining to the top edges of the first 2 leaves with light staining to the top... View more info

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THIRTY YEARS OF STRUGGLE OF THE PARTY. Book One.

By: Central Committee of Propoganda of the Viet Nam Lao Dong Party.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hanoi [North Vietnam]: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1960.: 1960.

Seller ID: 33869

Condition: Very good


Hanoi [North Vietnam]: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1960.. 1960.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in cream wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped with light rippling to the wraps along the spine. 102 pages. The top page corners are very lightly bumped & there are light creases to the bottom corners of the last few leaves. Very good. First edition.This pamphlet "was written in commemoration of the thirtieth anniversary of the founding of the Indochi... View more info

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AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED by the French Minister of the Navy CHABROL DE CROUZOL requesting that the Prefet Maritime of the Brest region welcome an American engineer who wishes to visit the port and maritime establishments of the municipality.

By: Chabrol de Crouzol, Christophe Andre Jean de.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Paris, May 14, 1827.: 1827.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34596

Condition: Good


- Over 80 words penned in a clerk's hand on 12-1/2 inch high by 8 inch wide "Ministere de la Marine et des Colonies" stationery. In this document addressed to Victor Guy Duperre, who was the Prefet Maritime de Brest from January 1827 to February 1830, de Chabrol requests that the Prefet welcome the bearer of this letter, Mr. Robinson, an American engineer who has come recommended by the American charge d'affaire Mr. Brown. "Monsieur le Prefet, Mr. Robinson qu... View more info

OLD PLANS OF CAMBRIDGE 1574 TO 1798 By Richard Lyne, George Braun, John Hamond, Thomas Fuller, David Loggan and William Custance, Reproduced in Facsimile with Descriptive Text. Part I: Text with Numerous Illustrations. (Part I only)

By: Clark, J. Willis; and Gray, Arthur.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge, U.K.: Bowes and Bowes, 1921.: 1921.

Seller ID: 36062

Condition: Good


- Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The covers are lightly rubbed. The top corner of the front cover is bumped & the cloth along its lower front edge is chipped. xxxvii & 154 deckle-edged pages. Textual illustrations in black & white. The endpapers are darkened & there is occasional foxing throughout. Good. First edition of the text volume only. First Edition. View more info

Image for A BRIGHT COLOR PORTRAIT OF THE FRENCH STATESMAN WHO LED THE NATION IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR, SIGNED BY GEORGES CLEMENCEAU.

A BRIGHT COLOR PORTRAIT OF THE FRENCH STATESMAN WHO LED THE NATION IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR, SIGNED BY GEORGES CLEMENCEAU.

By: Clemenceau, Georges (1841-1929). French Prime Minister before and after the war who led the nation in the First World War and was one of the principal architects of the Treaty of Versailles.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Paris, November, 1929.: 1929.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34333

Condition: Fair


Paris, November, 1929.. 1929.. Fair. - A 7-1/2 inch high by 4-7/8 inch wide color portrait of Georges Clemenceau mounted into an 11 inch high by 7-1/8 inch wide mat. The portrait depicts the French Prime Minister from the shoulders up, a period hat above his heavy white eyebrows and mustache. Signed "Clemenceau" in ink on the mat below the image. The portrait, mounted with glue from the verso, is scratched, heavily creased, and subsequently waxed to protect it. T... View more info

Image for AUTOGRAPH LETTER concerning a demostration of Hypnotism SIGNED "DUNDONALD" by THOMAS COCHRANE, 10TH EARL OF DUNDONALD, addressed to DR. JOHN ELLIOTSON, who is recognized for his role in promoting Mesmerism and Phrenology and for the introduction of the stethoscope to the UK. TOGETHER with a RARE 1809 PORTRAIT OF LORD COCHRANE.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER concerning a demostration of Hypnotism SIGNED "DUNDONALD" by THOMAS COCHRANE, 10TH EARL OF DUNDONALD, addressed to DR. JOHN ELLIOTSON, who is recognized for his role in promoting Mesmerism and Phrenology and for the introduction of the stethoscope to the UK. TOGETHER with a RARE 1809 PORTRAIT OF LORD COCHRANE.

By: Cochrane, Thomas, 10th Earl of Dundonald (1775-1860). British Admiral, nicknamed "The Sea Wolf" by Napoleon. Dundonald led the rebel Chilean and Brazilian navies during their wars of independence and contributed to Peruvian independence.

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Hanover Lodge, May 2, 1842.: 1842.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36338

Condition: Very good


Hanover Lodge, May 2, 1842., 1842.. Very good. - Approximately 100 words penned on both sides of a 7-1/2 inch high by 4-1/2 inch wide sheet of creamy white paper. In his letter penned from his home, Hanover Lodge in London, Lord Cochrane writes Dr. John Elliotson to thank him for permitting his "attendance at your mansion, during a series of most interesting experiments, on the susceptibility of the human frame to certain influences produced on the mind....". L... View more info

A JUNIUS BIBLIOGRAPHY With A Preliminary Essay On The Political Background, Text and Identity: A Contribution to 18th Century Constitutional and Literary History. With Eight Appendices

By: Cordasco, Francesco

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY: Burt Franklin, (1974).: (1974).

Seller ID: 6826

Condition: Fine


NY: Burt Franklin, (1974).. (1974).. Fine. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt. Lightly soiled. [viii] xxi & 137 pp.Illustrated with B&W facsimiles. Near fine. Revised edition. Originally published 1949. View more info

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YDIGORAS FUENTES ANTE LA FAZ DE SUS CONTEMPORANEOS.

By: Cospin, Miguel Angel.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: (Mexico City): Ediciones Ley, (1970).: (1970).

Seller ID: 35756

Condition: Good


- Octavo, softcover bound in folding pictorial blue & white wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed & soiled with the edges of the covers lightly creased & chipped. The film surface of the spine is creased. 396 & [1] pages plus colophon. Black-and-white illustrations. Good. First edition, limited to 2000 copies.From the library of historian Mario Rosenthal, with a presentation card tipped onto page 8. Rosenthal was the author of "Guatemala: The Story of an Emer... View more info

LADY OF THE TWO LANDS. Five Queens of Ancient Egypt

By: Cottrell, Leonard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Kansas City, and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., (1967).: (1967).

Seller ID: 4864

Condition: Fine


Indianapolis, Kansas City, and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., (1967).. (1967).. Fine. - Octavo, indigo cloth titled in gilt and decorated in white on the spine in a color pictorial white dust wrapper. The dust jacket is slightly darkened with a couple of tiny chips to the edges. 238 pages, with several pages of photographic illustrations. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for THE LIFE AND DIARY OF LIEUT. COL. J. BLACKADER, of the Cameronian Regiment, and Deputy Governor of Stirling Castle; Who Served with Distinguished Honour in the Wars under King William and the Duke of Marlborough, and Afterwards in the Rebellion of 1715 in Scotland.

THE LIFE AND DIARY OF LIEUT. COL. J. BLACKADER, of the Cameronian Regiment, and Deputy Governor of Stirling Castle; Who Served with Distinguished Honour in the Wars under King William and the Duke of Marlborough, and Afterwards in the Rebellion of 1715 in Scotland.

By: Crichton, Andrew.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: Published by H.S. Baynes / London: W. Baynes & Son, 1824.: 1824.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36149

Condition: Good


FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE HISTORIAN G.M. TREVELYAN - Octavo, plain gray boards backed by a brown cloth spine, titled in ink on the spine. The covers are rubbed with wear to the edges and corners and to the head and tail of the spine. 572 deckle-edged pages, illustrated with an engraved frontispiece portrait. The inner edge of the front blank and frontispiece are slit along the top. There is dampstaining to the frontispiece and offsetting to the title page. There is some so... View more info

Image for AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY SIR WALTER CROFTON SUGGESTING A MEETING BE ADVERTISED IN MORE PAPERS.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY SIR WALTER CROFTON SUGGESTING A MEETING BE ADVERTISED IN MORE PAPERS.

By: Crofton, Sir Walter (1815-1897). Irish prison reformer who developed a system of prison administration known as the "Irish System".

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Winchester, UK: circa 1860's. [1860].: [1860].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36064

Condition: Good


Winchester, UK: circa 1860's. [1860]., [1860].. Good. - Over 30 words penned on 6-1/2 inch high by 4-1/2 inch wide stationery with The Reform Club's logo embossed in blue at the top. Sir Walter Crofton writes "Had not the meeting better be advertised in more of the papers?". Signed "Walter Crofton" followed by a 4-line postscript informing the recipient that he "got to Winchester to-night" and that he'll be returning Wednesday. Folded for mailin... View more info

Image for HOUSE OF COMMONS PASS SIGNED BY CARPET MANUFACTURER AND BRITISH LIBERAL PARTY POLITICIAN FRANCIS CROSSLEY.

HOUSE OF COMMONS PASS SIGNED BY CARPET MANUFACTURER AND BRITISH LIBERAL PARTY POLITICIAN FRANCIS CROSSLEY.

By: Crossley, Francis. (1817-1872). British carpet manufacturer, philanthropist and Liberal Party politician.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: July 16, 1869.: 1869.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35038

Condition: Very good


July 16, 1869.. 1869.. Very good. - A 2-1/4 inch high by 5-1/2 inch wide slip of cream-colored paper is mounted on a slightly larger piece of card. Inscribed and signed: "Admit the bearer to the gallery of the House of Coms / F. Crossley / July 16 / 69". The paper has been folded near the right edge. Very good. Francis Crossley [1817-1872] started working in his father's carpet business at Dean Clough Mills, Halifax while still at school. After his father's de... View more info