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  • Topic: American History

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Pittsburgh: Printed by Myers, Shinkle & Co., 1885.

First edition in English, 1885. Quarto. 97 pp. Contemporary three-quarter polished calf and cloth, spine gilt, raised bands, gilt morocco labels. Original printed wrappers bound in. Boards neatly detached, spine ends chipped, wrappers a bit soiled. Overall very good. A scarce volume. ... more

Price: $80.00

Wheeling, VA : David and M'Carty, 1825.

First published in 1824, this is apparently the second printing, 1825. Small 8vo, leather backed papercovered boards, 156 pp. Good copy, spine solid, boards firmly attached, but moderate to heavy rubbing and wear to boards, corners rounded, lacks a good deal of paper covering to the original boards, contents good... more

Price: $80.00

Charleston, SC: Lucas and Richardson for Alex. M. Cochran, 1885.

First printing, 1885. Small 4to, printed tan wraps with red and black lettering (10 x 7.75 inches), ca. 75 unnumbered pages, mainly advertising interspersed with grainy photographs of Charleston scenery, and some of the effects of the Cyclone of 1885, which wreaked havoc on the town. Good+, some chipping and... more

Price: $176.00

Denver: Lakeside Realty & Amusement Company Owners, 1913.

Pale green envelope with green tinted view of the Denver amusement park, opening to reveal three color postcards, thin, in color, of the casino, the bandstand and the derby raceway. Light soil to envelope, very good. Touted as the Coney Island of the Rockies ... more

Price: $16.00

Dedham Historical Society, 1883.

8vo, wraps, 16 pp., original folding map loosely inserted. Light wear, some spine restoration, uncommon. ... more

Price: $28.00

Philadelphia: Hall and Sellers, 1793.

Volume II, 1781-1790; printed in 1793. Tall 4to, 13 x 8 inches. In full brown calf, 817pp + table and index. Supple calf with red leather spine label stamped in gilt. Some rubbing and abrasion to boards, as well faded ownership script on the cover. Generally good+, lacking front flyleaf... more

Price: $200.00

Philadelphia: Hall and Sellers, 1801.

Volume IV (1795-1801); printed in 1801. Tall 4to, 13 x 8 inches. In full brown calf, 719pp + table and index. Supple calf with red leather spine label stamped in gilt. Some rubbing and abrasion to boards, generall very good with original owner's name scripted on front flyleaf. Very minor... more

Price: $240.00

Washington DC: Brassey's Inc., 2002.

2002 Hardcover, with Dust Jacket. Condition rates as Fine, in a Fine Dust Jacket. ... more

Price: $11.00

University of Pittsburgh Press, 1992.

1992 Softcover, a former library book with the usual collection markings or stickers expected . Otherwise in Very Good condition, with light edge wear, and light rubbing to the covers, interior is excellent. ... more

Price: $13.00

New York: Oxford University Press, USA, 1990.

1990 Hardcover, with Dust Jacket. Condition rates as Fine, in a Near Fine Dust Jacket that shows light shelf wear. ... more

Price: $11.00

Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2000.

2000 First Edition. Hardcover in Fine condition. A clean, tight and sharp copy. No jacket present. ... more

Price: $24.00

Tuscaloosa: University Alabama Press, 1994.

First edition, 1994. Hardcover, in a dust jacket, 672 pages. Previously owned, but like new, still in shrink wrap. ... more

Price: $15.36

Athens: Univ Of Georgia Pr, 1988.

First edition, 1988. Blue cloth 8vo, 286pp. Fine in a like dustjacket with protected jacket cover. Contents are bright, clean and unmarked. ... more

Price: $14.00

New York: Greeley and McElrath, 1844-54.

Bound volume containing 7 issues of the 'Whig Almanac', years 1844, 1845, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1854. Hardcover, small 8vo., in 1/2 leather. Color front wraps bound-in for each issue. Rubbing to leather. Sound binding. ... more

Price: $250.00

Philadelphia: E. Oswald, 1793.

Volume 1 only. 1793. Hardcover, original full calf binding, 8vo., chipped leather title label on spine. 375 pp. + table of contents and index. Good copy. Faint foxing to about half of the pages; unmarked text. Both the front and rear fly leaf are also detached, but present. The text... more

Price: $625.00

New York: Privately Printed (The Printing Week Library of Benjamin Franklin Keepsakes), 1970.

1970, First Edition. 61 pp. Illustrated. Hardcover, green cloth, gilt title. Fine copy in its original wax paper dust jacket. A tight, clean copy. The wax jacket shows minor edgewear. Inscribed on the fly leaf to the former owners from A.B.C. Press (A. Burton Carnes, presumably). ... more

Price: $25.00

Providence, RI: D. DeWitt White Co., 1934.

1934 Softcover 4to, 15pp. "Explains briefly the purposes and objectives of the Federal Government's principal emergency agencies". In good+ condition with light soil to wrappers, as well as small chip and abrasion to rear wrapper. Contents are clean and unmarked. ... more

Price: $32.00

Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1872.

1872, First Edition. Hardcover in original black cloth. A worn copy. Front cover loose, but present; spine cloth missing; rear cover missing. Lacks the last 2 pages of the index. Text-block is securely bound; pages have browned, but text still readable. ... more

Price: $25.00

Philadelphia: Wilmer Atkinson Co., 1913.

1913, First Edition. Softcover, illustrated tan wraps. Unpaginated: Introduction, 54 pages of black and white photos, facts, dates and figures. A Fine copy. Clean, bright and unmarked. A well-preserved copy of this scarce pamphlet. Measures 7 x 5 inches. ... more

Price: $125.00

(Harrisburg): Pennsylvania Archives, c. 1910.

Collection of 25 historical maps of Pennsylvania housed in a new chemise case. The spine of the chemise reads "Pennsylvania archives / Third Series / Appendix I-X." The collection is highlighted by a 40 x 70 inch map of Pennsylvania. Most maps hand colored. A few shallow tears at the... more

Price: $175.00

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