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QUEER FISH AND OTHER POEMS
1 QUEER FISH AND OTHER POEMS
New York J. B. Davis & Co. 1881 Paper Covers Very Good Poetry Size: Approx. 5 1/2 Illustrated 
Over 25 individual poems with handsome b/w illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. No mention of author or illustrator. Gray paper covers with browning and light chipping along edges, small black marks on back cover, chipped corners, mild creasing to spine. Some small black marks (fingerprints?) on interior, otherwise tight and clean. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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BOSTON HARBOR, MASSACHUSETTS. FROM A TRIGONOMETRICAL SURVEY UNDER THE DIRECTION OF A.D.BACHE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE SURVEY OF THE COAST OF THE UNITED STATES., Bache, A. D.
2 Bache, A. D. BOSTON HARBOR, MASSACHUSETTS. FROM A TRIGONOMETRICAL SURVEY UNDER THE DIRECTION OF A.D.BACHE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE SURVEY OF THE COAST OF THE UNITED STATES.
Washington U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey 1857 Paperbound Good to Good+ Map Size: Approx. 36" x 28 1/2" Fold Out Map 
Triangulation by A.D. Bache Supdt. and C.O. Boutelle Assistant. Topography by J.B. Gluck, H.I. Whiting, J.S. Williams Assists. & S.A. Gilbert Sub-Asst. Hydrography by the Party under the command of C.H. Davis Lieut. U.S. Navy Assistant. Original, first edition published map of Boston Bay and Boston Harbor by the U.S. Coast Survey. Detailed insets include information about the Tides and Tidal Currents, Light Houses and Light Vessels, and detailed Sailing Directions approaching Boston Bay, the Main Ship Channel, and Ranges Through the Bay. Illustrations at the bottom of the map include views of Passing Nix's Mate and Deer Island Beacon; Boston Light bearing WNW for clearing Thieves Ledge; Entering Nantasket Roads Long Island; South Channel Broad Sound and Nix's Mate on the middle of the Northern and highest of the Blue Hills; Passing George's Island Nix's Mate on the middle of Bunker Hill Monument. Map has been separated from original document and paper attachment remains on side with tears and creases. Evidence of top of blue library (?) stamp along one crease on back of map, but does not interfere with any details on front of map. Tears to most of the crease corners from age and use. Browning along creases . Overall map is in Good to Good+ condition, particularly for being more than 150 years old. Scarce. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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THE STORY OF THE LEVIATHAN: "WORLD'S GREATEST SHIP". VOLUME 4, Braynard, Frank O.
3 Braynard, Frank O. THE STORY OF THE LEVIATHAN: "WORLD'S GREATEST SHIP". VOLUME 4
Newport News, Virginia Mariners Museum Cloth Very Good Good + to Very Good- Ships Size: Approx. 8 3/4" x 11 1/4" Illustrations Inscribed By Author
Gift inscription by author on front free endpaper. 424 pages with index. DJ in Good+ to VG- condition with chips/small tears to edges and corners, shelfwear to lower edges. Red cloth cover with gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped, spine tips are bent, small white spots on lower front cover and on back cover. Decorative endpapers. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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CRAB INDUSTRY OF CHESAPEAKE BAY, Churchill, E. P. Jr.
4 Churchill, E. P. Jr. CRAB INDUSTRY OF CHESAPEAKE BAY
Washington Government Printing Office 1919 Wraps Very Good Crabs Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" Tables, Plates 
Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 868. Appendix IV to the Report of the U.S. Commissioner of Fisheries for 1918. 25 pages. 12 b/w plates. Ex. museum with stamp and identification numbers on front cover and title page. Creasing to covers and corners slightly bumped. Interior is tight and clean. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10,000 JOKES, TOASTS AND STORIES, Copeland, Lewis and Faye
5 Copeland, Lewis and Faye 10,000 JOKES, TOASTS AND STORIES
Garden City, New Jersey Garden City Books 1940 Cloth Good+ to Very Good- No Jacket Humor Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" 
Arranged by Subject and Completely Indexed for Ready Reference. 1020 pages with index. Turquoise cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed to boards with small sections on top edge and side edge torn. Rubbed joints. Spine ends are bent, fraying with small tears. Water stains to page edges. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. Browning page edges. Interior tight and clean. Book in Good+ to VG- condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON ARITHMETIC, TAKEN PRINCIPALLY FROM THE ARITHMETIC OF S. F. LACROIX, AND TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH WITH SUCH ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS AS WERE FOUND NECESSARY IN ORDER TO ADAPT IT TO THE USE OF AMERICAN STUDENTS, Farrar, John
6 Farrar, John AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON ARITHMETIC, TAKEN PRINCIPALLY FROM THE ARITHMETIC OF S. F. LACROIX, AND TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH WITH SUCH ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS AS WERE FOUND NECESSARY IN ORDER TO ADAPT IT TO THE USE OF AMERICAN STUDENTS
Cambridge Hilliard and Metcalf at the University Press 1825 Third Edition Boards Fair to Good- Mathematics Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 3/4" 
"The first principles, as well as the more difficult parts of Mathematics, have, it is thought, been more fully and clearly explained by the French elementary writers, than by the English; and among these, Lacroix has held a very distinguished place. His treastises have been considered as the most complete, and the best suited to those who are destined for a public education." 144 pp. Blue paper over boards with brown paper spine. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, bumped with areas of boards exposed, stains or dirt smudges to cover faces, covers very worn as expected from age. Spine is cracked and torn, spine ends are missing with spine exposed, title bar is torn and not complete. Ex. library with sticker on bottom spine, bookplate on front inside cover, identification number on front free endpaper. Pencil marks (algebra problem with notes) on back inside cover. Interior is heavily foxed and paper is browning, water stain to lower corner, text is easily legible. Interior pages are uncut, some pages are cut smaller than others, some corners are bent. Spine and hinges loose. Book in Fair to Good- condition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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A SON OF THE MIDDLE BORDER, Garland, Hamlin
7 Garland, Hamlin A SON OF THE MIDDLE BORDER
New York The Macmillan Company 1918 Reprint Cloth Fair Memoir Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 3/4" Alice Barber Stephens 
"All of this universe known to me in the year 1864 was bounded by the wooded hills of a little Wisconsin coulee, and its center was the cottage in which my mother was living alone--my father was in the war." 467 pp. Black cloth covers with red and gilt image of covered wagon on front, and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, white scuff marks with fading and creasing to cover faces. Spine is faded from sun exposure, spine ends are bent and fraying. Front hinge broken. Loose spine. Previous owner's name written on front inside cover and front free endpaper. Interior pages are browning along edges. Some light foxing, some page corners are dog-earred. Book in Fair condition. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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THE MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY; RIP VAN WINKLE, Hale, Edward Everett; and Washington Irving
8 Hale, Edward Everett; and Washington Irving THE MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY; RIP VAN WINKLE
New York Charles E. Merrill Co. 1910 Cloth Very Good- Fiction Size: Approx. 4 1/2 " x 6 1/2" 
With introductions and photograph frontispieces of Edward Everett Hale and Washington Irving. 106 pp. Green cloth covers with black title on front and spine. Cover corners bumped and rubbed, edges and joints rubbed, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Ex. library with plate on front inside cover, stamps on title page. Hinge broken at contents page. Interior with some smudges, otherwise clean. Book in VG- condition. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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GEORGE WASHINGTON SEPTEMBER, SIR!, Harwood, Ronald
9 Harwood, Ronald GEORGE WASHINGTON SEPTEMBER, SIR!
New York Farrar, Straus and Company 1961 First Printing Boards Very Good+ Good Africa Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" 
"Not since 'Cry the Beloved Country' has the South African tragedy been expressed with such economy, significance, and honesty." 206 pp. Published in England as "All the Same Shadows." DJ in Good condition with chipping/small tears along edges, browning along edges. Price marked out on front flap and replaced with ink number '49'. Black paper over boards cover with bumped corners and bent spine edges. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG+ condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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THE CABBALISTS AND OTHER ESSAYS, Hirsch, S. A.
10 Hirsch, S. A. THE CABBALISTS AND OTHER ESSAYS
London William Heinemann 1922 Cloth Good+ Judaism Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 3/4" 
Contents include: The Cabbalists; Prolegomena to a Philosophy of the Jewish Religion; A Universal Religion; Possibilitiy or Impossibility of a Direct Divine Revelation; The Mishnah; Rashi as an Exegete; Public Disputations in Spain; and Pfefferkorniana. 228 pages with index. Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges are rubbed with some dents, spine tips are bent and fraying. Scuff marks to cover faces. Browning to endpapers. Light browning/foxing throughout interior. Book in Good+ condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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HELENA'S PATH, Hope, Anthony
11 Hope, Anthony HELENA'S PATH
New York The McClure Company 1907 Cloth Very Good Novel Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 7 3/4" 
241 pp. Tissue guard protects color frontispiece. Red cloth covers with gilt lettering and blind stamp decorations on front and gilt on spine. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, spine tips are bent and slightly fraying. Top page edge is browning and has discoloration spots. Cocked spine. Previous owner's name written on front free endpaper. Holes in edge on page 83/84, but does not interfere with text. Some foxing/browning on interior pages, otherwise tight and clean. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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ESTIMATE FOR INDIAN DEPARTMENT FOR 1838 (To Accompany Bill No. 269), House of Representatives
12 House of Representatives ESTIMATE FOR INDIAN DEPARTMENT FOR 1838 (To Accompany Bill No. 269)
Thomas Allen, Print 1837 Paperbound Very Good Government Document Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 9" Table 
Estimate of the sums required for the service of the year 1838, to meet the current expenses of the Indian Department, for miscellaneous purposes, and for the payment of annunities and other objects provided for by treaties with the various Indian tribes. 25th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Doc. No. 57. Printed by order of the House of Representatives, January 28, 1837. 31 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine. Light foxing/browning throughout. Document in VG condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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REMOVAL OF THE WINNEBAGOES, House of Representatives
13 House of Representatives REMOVAL OF THE WINNEBAGOES
Washington Government Printing Office 1850 Paperbound Very Good Government Document Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 9" 
31st Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 501. Laid upon the table, and ordered to be printed, September 17, 1850. "The Committee on Indian Affairs, to whom was referred the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 6th May, 1850, respecting the contract made with Henry M. Rice for the removal of the Winnebagoes from Iowa and Wisconsin to their lands in Minnesota..." 64 pp. Disbound government document. Residue and strings from book remain on spine edge. Light foxing/browning throughout pages. Document in VG condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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A COURSE OF MATHEMATICS. IN TWO VOLUMES. FOR THE USE OF ACADEMIES, AS WELL AS PRIVATE TUITION. (VOLUME II), Hutton, Charles
14 Hutton, Charles A COURSE OF MATHEMATICS. IN TWO VOLUMES. FOR THE USE OF ACADEMIES, AS WELL AS PRIVATE TUITION. (VOLUME II)
New York Samuel Campbell, Evert Duyckinck, T. & J. Swords, Peter A. Mesier, R. M'Dermut, Thomas A. Ronalds, John Tiebout, and George Long 1818 Leather Good- to Good Mathematics Size: Approx. 5 " x 8 1/2" Figures, Tables 
From the Fifth and Sixth London Editions, Revised and Corrected by Robert Adrain, A. M., Fellow of the American Philosophical Society, and Professor of Mathematics in Queen's College, New-Jersey. Volume II only. 558 pages, with table of logarithms of the numbers from 1 to 1000. Leather bound book with maroon title bar and gilt lettering on spine. Cover is very worn with corners and edges rubbed, some areas rubbed to boards. Tears/scuffing and dirt smudges to cover faces, wear to joints, spine is worn, spine ends are bent and torn with some areas of spine ends missing. Ex. library with sticker on bottom spine, book plate on front inside cover, identification numbers on front free endpaper. Front hinge loose, small tear exposing spine. Interior pages are browning, foxing with some pages heavily foxed, text is easily legible. Small tear to back free endpaper. Some interior page corners are bent. Book in Good- to Good condition. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES COMMUNICATING THE ONLY PAPER THAT HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO HIM RELATING TO THE PROCEEDINGS TO WHICH IT REFERS IN THE STATE OF GEORGIA, Johnson, Andrew
15 Johnson, Andrew MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES COMMUNICATING THE ONLY PAPER THAT HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO HIM RELATING TO THE PROCEEDINGS TO WHICH IT REFERS IN THE STATE OF GEORGIA
Washington Government Printing Office 1868 Paperbound Very Good Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
40th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 57. Read, referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and ordered to be printed, May 21, 1868. Documents the constitution of the state of Georgia. 19 pp. Disbound government document. Pages are starting to separate, and are slightly browning along edges. Otherwise document in VG condition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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A PREDYNASTIC OSTRICH EGG WITH INCISED DECORATION, Kantor, Helene J.
16 Kantor, Helene J. A PREDYNASTIC OSTRICH EGG WITH INCISED DECORATION
Journal of Near Eastern Studies 1948 Reprint Paper Covers Good+ Archaeology Size: Approx. 6 3/4 Plates, Figures 
Oriental Institute Museum Notes, No. 5. Reprinted from Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Vol. VII, No. 1, January, 1948. Pages 46-51. Two plates, three figures. Light green paper wraps. Ex. library with identification numbers on sticker on top front cover, identification numbers on top title page and last page. Paper covers are dirty, creased corners, wear and browning along edges. Some light creasing to interior pages, otherwise clean. Document in Good+ condition. Scarce. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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DEBATE WITH DOUGLAS AND WAR-TIME SPEECHES AND PAPERS, Lincoln, Abraham
17 Lincoln, Abraham DEBATE WITH DOUGLAS AND WAR-TIME SPEECHES AND PAPERS
New York John B. Alden Paper Cover Very Good Abraham Lincoln Size: Approx. 4 3/4" x 7 1/4" 
Pamphlet. pp. 494-639. Numbers not consecutive. (top left margin reads: "American Patriotism".)DEBATE WITH DOUGLAS; AT INDEPENDENCE HALL,FIRST INAUGURAL ADDRESS; EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION; SPEECH AT GETTYSBURG; and SECOND INAUGURAL ADDRESS. No date. Several tiny foxing "dots" at front cover's side edge otherwise pamphlet is Very Good to Very Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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THE DOUBLE GARDEN, Maeterlinck, Maurice
18 Maeterlinck, Maurice THE DOUBLE GARDEN
New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1909 Leather Very Good Essay Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 7 3/4" 
Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos. Note: Of the sixteen essays in this volume, some have appeared in London: in the International Library of Famous Literature, the Fortnightly Review, the Daily Mail and London Opinion; some in the following American Reviews: the Century Magazine, the Bookman, the Critic, the Smart Set, Ainslee's Magazine, the Metropolitan Magazine, Harper's Magazine and Harper's Bazaar. 348 pp. Green leather covers with gilt lettering on front cover and spine, and embossed images of flowers on front, back and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges are bumped, spine corners and edges are rubbed and fraying. Gilt top page edge. Uncut page edges on side and bottom. Page edges are slightly browning. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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THE CANDLE IN THE WINDOW, McCarter, Margaret Hill
19 McCarter, Margaret Hill THE CANDLE IN THE WINDOW
Chicago A.C. McClurg & Co. 1925 Paper Cover Very Good Decorative Box Very Good Holiday Size: Approx. 4 1/4" x 9" 
Charming Christmas story. 71 pp. Decorative box in VG condition with normal wear from age; corners and edges are rubbed, stains to bottom of box, some small tears to corners. Stiff covers with candle image on front. Cover corners are bent, and bottom of spine has been bumped. Interior is clean, but binding is exposed between pages 70-71. Illustrations of candle and wreath at bottom of every page. Book in VG condition with equally nice box. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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LIFE OF U. S. GRANT, Poore, Hon. Benjamin Perley; and Rev. O.H. Tiffany
20 Poore, Hon. Benjamin Perley; and Rev. O.H. Tiffany LIFE OF U. S. GRANT
Edgewood Publishing Company 1890 Cloth Good + to Very Good- American President Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 " Illustrated 
"Believing the American public will appreciate this tribute to the memory of their departed chieftain, Ulysses S. Grant, it is sent forth to their hearts and homes." Two parts: Part I, Life of General U.S. Grant, 142 pp.; Part II, Life of General U.S. Grant Since the War, 594 pp. Elegantly illustrated. Brown decorative cloth covers with black embossed image and gilt image of home with Edgewood Edition noted. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges are rubbed. Spine tips are bent, fraying and have small tears. Small water spots and dirt smudges. Title page is starting to separate from rest of book, but it still attached. Front hinge broken and may be missing a page between title page and preface. Interior pages are browning and some very mild foxing, but tight. Book in Good+ to VG- condition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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