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A Synopsis of the Genera of American Plants, According to the Latest Improvements on the Linnean System: With the new Genera of Michaux and others.

By: (Rich, O.)

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Georgetown, D.C., Carter, J.M. for J. Milligan and others: 1814

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004490


viii + 167 + [3] pp including ad on [169]. Index. 3/4 leather with hard paper boards. Leather spine just a little rubbed, gilt bright and legible , leather corners a little rubbed, boards a bit rubbed as well with old small name sticker at bottom front. Interior has names of Heydrick family of Philadelphia, 1816 on end papers in a few different hands along with some doodling, more Heydrick family on 2nd fly. Title page and following leaf have light humidity stain, titl... View more info

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Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Narratives in North America (v. 73)

By: Anderson, Mark Cronlund & Irene Maria F. Blayer, editors

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bel Air, MD, Peter Lang International Academic Publishers: 2005

Seller ID: 5967


Xi + 173 pp. Index. Illustrated. White paper hardcover with blue has minimal normal shelf wear. Interior is clean and unmarked, top edge of pages is slightly rippled, otherwise good. In this thoroughly original collection a dozen scholars deploy a variety of provocative and illuminating approaches to explore and understand the many ways that stories speak to, from, within, and across cultures in North America. ; Studies on Themes and Motifs in Literature; Vol. 73; 9.10 X... View more info

A Digested Index to the Reported Decisions of the Several Courts of Law in the United States. Volume I

By: Anthon, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, I. Riley: 1813

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003142


xi + 490 pp + ads. Index. Anthon was a leading nisi prius lawyer. Very scarce copy of this Index, Volume I only. Full leather original binding is chipped and worn, boards detached or detaching, spine is chipped and worn, black and gilt label present and legible but a bit chipped. Interior has normal foxing, some humidity staining at the top edge in the last 1/3 of the pages, some pages have storage dog-ears, but otherwise clean and unmarked.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9... View more info

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Journal of a Tour in Unsettled Parts of North America in 1796 & 1797 With a Memoir of the Author

By: Baily, Francis (1774-1844) ; Herschel, Sir John

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Baily Brothers: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5876


xii + 439 pp. Title page with presentation inscription from the author's sister: "From Miss Baily, Tavistock Place." Original blind stamped ochre cloth and green endpapers, with the binder's sticker "Westley's, London". Boards have minor wear, spine gilt is faded but still legible, spine head and tail are rubbed and a bit worn. Interior hinges cracked, foxing throughout but particularly at the end and the beginning of the book, sewing showing. A bit shake... View more info

Huron and Wyandot Mythology

By: Barbeau , C. M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada Department of Mines: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7460


xiv, 415, viii. Illustrated with photo plates of some of the people interviewed, mostly Wyandots, at the rear. Original grey paper card covers are a bit grubby, library stamp to the front. Spine has a library sticker and some normal wear. Interior has standard library markings but otherwise clean and unmarked. Interior hinges have been neatly reinforced. ; Geological Survey Memoir 80, Anthopological Series; Ex-Library; Vol. 11; 437 pages View more info

Demographic Guide to Missouri. Townships & Places, 2000 Census Edition. Polidata Demographic Guides

By: Bensen, Clark H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Polidata: 2003

Seller ID: 003213


Unpaginated. Enormous. Demographic summaries for Counties, County Subdivisions and Places; AREA PROFILES summarizing 50 categories in 5 data paragraphs; easily found in an alphabetically-arranged gazetteer; RANKINGS (of Counties & Subdivisions) and THEMATIC MAPS (of Subdivisions) for over 80 factors. PRESIDENTIAL VOTE and RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION included for Counties. Dark green buckram with gilt to spine is clean and unmarked, interior has a small price sticker mark, o... View more info

Corkscrew Stories Volume 1

By: Bull, Donald A.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Wirtz, Virginia, Bullworks: 2004

Seller ID: 6290


254 pps. Recommended reading list at rear. White softcover with black lettering. Near fine condition, with no marks and wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Corkscrew Stories Volume 2

By: Bull, Donald A.

Price: $155.00

Publisher: Wirtz, Virginia, Bullworks: 2004

Seller ID: 6291


256 pps. Recommended reading list at rear. White softcover with black lettering. Near fine condition, with no marks and wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Cork Ejectors An Alternative to the Corkscrew

By: Bull, Donald A.

Price: $155.00

Publisher: Wirtz, Virginia, Bullworks: 2004

Seller ID: 6292


200 pps. Author's notes, list of pateents, and recommended reading list at rear. White softcover with black lettering. Near fine condition, with no marks and wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Cases Argued and Determined in the Court for the Trial of Impeachments and Correction of Errors in The State of New-York. Vol. I. And II.

By: Caines, George

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, I. Riley: 1810

Seller ID: 003138


xxxi + 128 pp, (iv) 360 pp. Two volumes bound in one, Vol. II includes cases in February 1805, to which are added some old decisions both in that the Supreme Court. Cases include Beergen v. Bennett; Jenkins v. Union Turnpike Co.; Livingston v. Rogers, Grant and others v. Bank of United States; Duguet v. Rhinelander; Betts v. Turner; Le Roy and others v. Lewis; Ludlow v. Dale; People v. Sessions of Chenango; Vandenheuvel v. The United Insurance Company; Jackson ex dem L... View more info

Image for Incidents of travel and adventure in the far West : with Col. Fremont's last expedition across the Rocky Mountains : including three months' residence in Utah, and a perilous trip across the great American desert to the Pacific With frontis, dedication and 2 plates

Incidents of travel and adventure in the far West : with Col. Fremont's last expedition across the Rocky Mountains : including three months' residence in Utah, and a perilous trip across the great American desert to the Pacific With frontis, dedication and 2 plates

By: Carvalho, S.N. (Solomon Nunes) (1815-1897)

Price: $675.00

Publisher: New York, Cincinnati, Derby & Jackson; H.W. Derby & Co.: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8662


xvi, 17-250, 130, [iv]. First American edition, first issue with frontispiece and 2 plates. Publisher's ads at rear, dedication page to Mrs. Fremont is present. In Good condition. Brown blind-stamped cloth with some rubbing at corners and edges, elaborately gilt spine, top and bottom of spine a bit rubbed. Yellow end papers with owner inscript in two places (Merrill O. Luce of Middlesex, VT, a Civil War veteran), some moderate foxing throughout, frontis and 2 plates are... View more info

Image for Theatre incorporated has the honor to present the Old Vic Theatre Company, May 6th to June 15th, 1946: a report and a Reaction. SIGNED BY CHOATE

Theatre incorporated has the honor to present the Old Vic Theatre Company, May 6th to June 15th, 1946: a report and a Reaction. SIGNED BY CHOATE

By: Choate, Edward; and Matthews, John F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: S.L., S.N.: 1946

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003846


In binder. [298] leaves, [8] leaves of plates. "Second special mimeographed edition (of 100 copies)". Signed "For Cavada -- Eddie, Sept 12, 1950" on the first blank, presumably the signature of Edward Choate (1908-1975), a theatrical producer and theater manager. Hard paper binder with red paper label to front cover is aged and worn, front corners chipped away, some pencil markings, red label has price sticker scar, back cover in better condition, corne... View more info

List of the tax payers of the city of Charleston, for 1859.

By: City of Charleston

Price: $249.00

Publisher: Charleston, S.C., Walker, Evans: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003842


402 pages (should be 407), no title. Handsomely library bound in black buckram with bright gilt to spine, covers are clean and nice. Interior end papers have signature of James H. Rodolph who seems to have been on the board of directors of a cemetery in Charleston in the 1920s. End papers and blanks renewed. Title is missing. First text page of the book is the opening of the List, starting with Abrahams, A.H. who owned $3,000 worth of real estate and paid $45 in tax... View more info

Princeton Past and Present

By: Collins, Varnum Lansing

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002946


viii + 200 pp. Illustration, frontis plate and many text illustrations,photos. Talks about the town as well as the university. Dark red cloth with gilt to spine and front cover, blind ruled, just a bit of wear to covers. Interior has old ownership name and date of 1932, very small bit of foxing to the pages, otherwise clean and unmarked. Nice copy.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Congregational Year-Book, 1909. Containing the General Statistics of Those Churches for the Year 1908, Including Salaries, Value of Property, Invested Funds, Amount of Debts, Etc.... Volume No. 31

By: Congregational Churches of the United States

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Boston, The Fort Hill Press: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002882


8 lvs of ads + 550 pages. This is the 1909 original, not a modern reprints. "An alphabetical list of the Congregational ministers, and of the officers and students of Congregational Theological Seminaries; the annual Record of Changes; the vital statistics of Congregational ministers deceased in 1908; statements of the National Co-operative Societies; the national and state Organizations of Churches, and other miscellaneous information. Number of copies: 12,500. ... View more info

The Congregational Year-Book, 1908. Containing the General Statistics of Those Churches for the Year 1907, Including Salaries, Value of Property, Invested Funds, Amount of Debts, Etc.... Volume No. 30

By: Congregational Churches of the United States

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Boston, The Fort Hill Press: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002886


8 lvs of ads + 557 pages. This is the 1908 original, not a modern reprints. "An alphabetical list of the Congregational ministers, and of the officers and students of Congregational Theological Seminaries; the annual Record of Changes; the vital statistics of Congregational ministers deceased in 1907; statements of the National Co-operative Societies; the national and state Organizations of Churches, and other miscellaneous information. Number of copies: 12,600. ... View more info

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To Beg I am Ashamed The Authentic Autobiography of a London Prostitute

By: COUSINS, Sheila

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, The Vanguard Press: 1938

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 6650


283 pp. Scarce edition. Blue DJ in plastic. DJ in fair condition, torn on front, and worn along edges. Blue cloth boards. Book is in good condition. Board tips sunned. Very faint marks inside rear cover. Otherwise very clean with no other marks. ; X X View more info

Image for Graham Greene: on the Frontier Politics and Religion in the Novels

Graham Greene: on the Frontier Politics and Religion in the Novels

By: COUTO, MARIA

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, MacMillan Press: 1988

Seller ID: 6645


X + 264 pp. Interview with Graham Greene, appendix, notes, bibliography, and index at rear. Black DJ with picture of Graham Greene on front. DJ in good condition, clean with no marks or wear. Black cloth boards. Book near fine, in excellent condition with no marks or wear. ; X X ; 264 pages View more info

Image for On the four rocks of the New Haven region, East rock, West rock, Pine rock, and Mill rock  In illustration of the features of non-volcanic igneous ejections ... a guide to walks and drives about New Haven

On the four rocks of the New Haven region, East rock, West rock, Pine rock, and Mill rock In illustration of the features of non-volcanic igneous ejections ... a guide to walks and drives about New Haven

By: Dana, James D

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New Haven, Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, Printers: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6718


Vi + 120 pp. 7 plates and fold out maps at rear. Scarce first edition w/Dana's copyright stamp on reverse of title page. Blue cloth boards with gold gilt letters. Book is in good condition. Faint wear along edges and some wear on spine. Faint marks on front fly pages and on title page. Otherwise very clean with no other marks. ; X X View more info

Naval History of Fairfield County Men in the Revolution: A Tale Untold

By: Danenberg, Elsie N.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Fairfield, cT, Fairfield Historical Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7717


201 pp, index, 5 illustrations including one fold-out map and one fold-out showing John Paul Jones' ship the Ranger in action. An excellent, scarce, scholarly but very accessible history of the Fairfield County, Connecticut, navy during the American Revolution. Extensive notes and lovely illustrations. Book is tight and bright, virtually as new, pictorial cover, the very faintest bit of shelf wear at the bottom of the spine, otherwise as issued.; 8vo - over 7¾" -... View more info