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1 Auden, George A A Handbook for Birmingham and the Neighbourhood. (British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1913)
Birmingham Cornish Brothers Ltd. 1913 Cloth Very Good Science Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 1/2" Photographs, Maps 
Prepared for the 83rd Annual Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. 637 pp. with index. Two large folding maps in rear pocket. Red covers with gilt title and image. Smudges on covers and spine, but in Good condition. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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2 Bingham, Robert W. THE CRADLE OF THE QUEEN CITY: A HISTORY OF BUFFALO TO THE INCORPORATION OF THE CITY
Buffalo, New York Buffalo Historical Society 1931 Cloth Very Good- New York Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/2" Illustrated 
504 pages with index. Brown cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped, corners and edges are rubbed, some scuffing to cover faces, spine ends are bent and frayed. Uncut page edges. Cocked spine. Previous owner's name and other notations written on front free endpaper, notations on top and bottom of photograph frontispiece, and notes on page 22. There are several places in interior where spine is broken. Overall, book in VG- condition. Scarce title. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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3 Buchanan, James MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, COMMUNICATING, IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE OF THE 17TH INSTANT, CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND THE MINISTERS FROM GREAT BRITAIN AND FRANCE...
Washington Government Printing Office 1857 Paperbound Very Good U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
...in Relation to Losses Sustained by Citizens of Those Countries at the Bombardment of Greytown. 35th Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 9. December 23, 1857. -- Read, and ordered to lie on the table, and be printed. 11 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book on spine edge, along with small chips. Light browning along paper edges. Document in VG condition. 
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4 Cobden, Richard SPEECH OF MR. COBDEN, ON THE "FOREIGN ENLISTMENT ACT," IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, FRIDAY, APRIL 24TH, 1863.
London William Ridgway 1863 Paperbound Good+ Speech Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" 
25 pp. Two pages of advertisements at conclusion of text. String-tied document with paper covers. Corners are creased, foxing and soiled spots throughout, pages are browning. Text is easily legible. Document in Good+ condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Congress LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, TRANSMITTING DOCUMENTS SHEWING THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE EXECUTIVE, HITHERTO, IN NEGOTIATING WITH GREAT BRITAIN, IN RELATION TO THE COMMERCIAL INTERCOURSE...
Washington Gales & Seaton 1820 Paperbound Good+ U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
...Between the United States and the British American Colonies, and with France, in relation to the General Commerce between that country and the United States. April 22, 1820. Laid before the House by Chairman of the Committee on Commerce, and ordered to be printed. Doc. 115. 55 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine. Document is severly browning and foxing from age, but text is still easily legible. Pages at bottom are starting to separate, but document still intact. Document in Good+ condition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Fillmore, Millard MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE OF THE 17th JANUARY 1853 IN RELATION TO THE FISHERIES ON THE COASTS OF THE BRITISH NORTH AMERICAN PROVINCES
Washington Government Printing Office 1853 Paperbound Very Good- U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Special Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 3. March 8, 1853 -- Read, and ordered to be printed. March 14, 1853 -- Ordered, That 2,000 additional copies be printed for the use of the Senate. 21 pp. Disbound government document. Residue and strings from book remain along spine edge. Creasing and small tears along spine edge, browning to page edges. Document is starting to separate at middle, but remains intact and is in VG- condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Fillmore, Millard MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING INFORMATION RELATIVE TO THE PROPOSED EMPLOYMENT, IN THE BRITISH WEST INDIAN COLONIES, OF FREE BLACKS FROM THE UNITED STATES
Washington Hamilton, Print. 1852 Paperbound Very Good Government Document Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" 
32d Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 29. British West Indies. Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and ordered to be printed. January 13, 1852. 4 pp. Disbound government document in VG condition. 
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8 Grant, Ulysses S, 3rd MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES IN ANSWER TO A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF 15TH ULTIMO, RELATIVE TO AMERICAN CITIZENS, NATIVE OR NATURALIZED, WHO MAY BE CONFINED IN JAILS OR PRISONS IN GREAT BRITAIN
Washington Government Printing Office 1870 Paperbound Very Good Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
American Citizens Prisoners in Great Britain. 41st Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 170. Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed. March 2, 1870. Famous Americans include President U.S. Grant, Secretary of State Hamilton Fish, William H. Seward, and Reverdy Johnson. 44 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine. Page edges are browning from age, and some very minor foxing. Small tear along long page edge that is present throughout most of document, but does not affect text. Last page is starting to separate from rest of document, but is still attached. Document in VG condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Guizot, M. THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE ACCESSION OF QUEEN VICTORIA: THREE VOLUMES
London Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington 1882 New and Cheaper Edition Cloth Good+ England Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 10 1/4" Illustrated 
Edited by Madame De Witt, nee Guizot. Translated by Moy Thomas. With all the French Illustrations. Vol. I: 507 pp. Red library binding with gilt lettering on spine. Library markings include: name and identification numbers on lower spine, bookplate adhered on front inside cover, identification numbers on back of title page, checkout sheet on back free endpaper, pocket envelope on back inside cover. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, spine ends bent, dirt smudges to cover faces. Hinges reinforced with linen tape. Interior tight. Vol. II: 618 pp. Red library binding with gilt lettering on spine. Library markings include: name and identification numbers on lower spine, bookplate adhered on front inside cover, identification numbers on back of title page, reminents of checkout sheet on back free endpaper, pocket envelope and due date sticker on back inside cover. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, spine ends bent, dirt smudges to cover faces. Hinges reinforced with linen tape. Page 151-2 has been ripped from book and is damaged, with some tears to page 153-2. Vol. 3: 621 pages with index. Red library binding with gilt lettering on spine. Library markings include: name and identification numbers on lower spine, bookplate adhered on front inside cover, identification numbers on back of title page, checkout sheet on back free endpaper, pocket envelope on back inside cover. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, spine ends bent, dirt smudges to cover faces. Hinges reinforced with linen tape. Some interior corners have been creased or are completely missing. Overall books are in Good+ condition. Due to the weight of this collection, extra postage will be requested. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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10 House of Representatives INDEMNITIES FOR SLAVES ON BOARD THE COMET AND ENCOMIUM (To Accompany Bill H. R. No. 483)
Washington Government Printing Office 1842 Paperbound Good+ Slavery Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
27th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Doc. No. 242. June 10, 1842. Laid before the House by the chairman of the Committee of Ways and Means, and ordered to be printed. 5 pp. Blank back page. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine edge, some creasing. Front page is slightly separated from rest of document. Heavy foxing/browning on pages, text still easily legible. Corners creased. Document in Good+ condition. 
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11 House of Representatives REPORT OF MR. KENNEDY, OF MARYLAND, FROM THE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES, ON THE MEMORIAL OF THE FRIENDS OF AFRICAN COLONIZATION, ASSEMBLED IN CONVENTION IN THE CITY OF WASHINGTON, MAY, 1842.
Washington Gales and Seaton 1843 Boards Good Slavery Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Fold Out Map 
To Which is Appended, a Collection of the Most Interesting Papers on the Subject of African Colonization, and the Commerce, Etc., of Western Africa, Together with all the Diplomatic Correspondence Between the United States and Great Britain, on the Subject of the African Slave Trade. African Colonization -- Slave Trade -- Commerce. 27th Congress, 3d Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 283. February 28, 1843. Printed by Order of the House of Representatives. 1088 pp. Marbled board with leather spine. Covers in Poor condition with front cover completely removed from rest of document, corners are bent and rubbed to boards, edges worn, scuffing to cover faces, leather spine is dry and cracking, title bar is missing and section of bottom spine gone exposing interior. Ex. library stamp on front and back inside covers. First two blank endpapers are separated from rest of book. Small tear on title page. Fold-out map has foxing, but otherwise in VG condition. Interior pages are browning along edges and has foxing throughout. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 215.00 USD
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12 House of Representatives STATUTES OF THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT, IN RELATION TO THE COLONIAL TRADE: TO WHICH ARE APPENDED THE ACTS OF CONGRESS ON THE SAME SUBJECT
Washington Gales & Seaton 1826 Paperbound Very Good- U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Graphs 
19th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Doc. No. 45. December 19th, 1826. Printed by order of the House of Representatives. 106 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book binding, creasing and pin holes along spine edge. Pages are browning, foxing spots, some corners are dog-earred or torn. Text is easily legible. Document in VG- condition. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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13 La Grange, Helen CLIPPER SHIPS OF AMERICA AND GREAT BRITAIN 1833-1869
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1936 Second Impression Cloth Good+ Fair Ships Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 10 1/2" Jacques La Grange 
Plans of ships, Technical details, Charts, Logs and other Features. With Thirty-seven Wood Engravings in Full Color. Over fifty pen-and-ink drawings and plans of ships. Appendices of technical details, elements of naval architecture and the art of shipbuilding, spar dimensions, abstract logs and other features. DJ is Fair-Good- with significant chipping and tears to edges and corners, creasing to edges and chipping with some missing areas, spine is faded, interior is discolored and dirty. 381 pages with index. Tan cloth covers with gilt compass on front cover, gilt and blue title box on spine. Cover corner are bumped and rubbed, cover edges are rubbed and are browning, minor dirt smudges, discoloration on spine, spine ends rubbed from shelf wear. Endpapers stained and browning. Interior pages are browning, text is clean and easily legible. Book in Good+ to VG- condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Lincoln, Abraham ... A CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND THE AUTHORITIES OF GREAT BRITAIN AND FRANCE, IN RELATION TO THE RECENT REMOVAL OF CERTAIN CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THE BRITISH MAIL-STEAMER TRENT
Washington Government Printing Office 1862 Paperbound Very Good U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
"... by order of Captain Wilkes, in command of the United States war-steamer San Jacinto." Message of the President of the United States. 37th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 8. Read and ordered to be printed. On motion by Mr. Sumner that the message be referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations -- ordered, that the futher consideration thereof be postponed to, and be the special order for Thursday next, the 9th instant, at one o'clock. January 6, 1862. 16 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine edge. Browning along page edges, some dirt smudges on back page. Document in VG condition. Famous Americans in document: William H. Seward, U.S. Secretary of State; Charles Francis Adams, U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain; Captain Charles Wilkes, USS San Jacinto. 
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15 Lincoln, Abraham MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A COPY OF THE TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND HER BRITANNIC MAJESTY FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE
Washington Government Printing Office 1862 Paperbound Very Good Slavery Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
37th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 57. June 10, 1862 -- Read, referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations, and ordered to be printed. Copy of treaty between the United States and the United Kingdom to outlaw the slave trade conducted on the coast of Africa. 15 pp. Disbound government document. Creasing, small chips to spine edge. Pages are browning along edge, some foxing marks, top corner is creased. Document in VG condition. Scarce. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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16 McKinley, William SEIZURE OF BRITISH SHIPS IN BERING SEA. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING, IN RESPONSE TO THE RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE OF FEBRUARY 1, 1898, A REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, WITH ACCOMPANYING PAPERS...
Washington Government Printing Office 1898 Paperbound Very Good- U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
...Relating to the Work of the Commission Appointed Pursuant to the Convention of February 8, 1896, Between the United States and Great Britain for the Settlement of Claims Presented by Great Britain Against the United States by Virtue of the Convention of February 29, 1892. 55th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Document No. 164. February 28, 1898 -- Read, referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations, and ordered to be printed. 94 pp. Disbound government document. Residue and strings from book remain on spine edge. Light creasing to spine, light browning along page edges, some marks to edges. Pages 1-10 are separated from rest of document, otherwise complete. Document in VG- condition. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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17 Pennell, Elizabeth Robins THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF JOSEPH PENNELL: TWO VOLUMES
London Ernest Benn Limited 1930 Cloth Very Good Biography Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" Illustrations 
"The adventures of which Joseph Pennell made a book filled but a part of his life. There is much else that could and should be recorded of a man and artist whose individuality was proof against modern standardization, who, as American illustrator, worked in the great period of American illustration, and who was associated with the most important art exhibitions and movements of his day." Two volumes. Illustrated. Vol. I: 349 pp. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Endpapers are browning. Interior is clean and tight. Vol. II: 368 pages with index. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, spine ends are bent and fraying. Endpapers are browning. Front hinge broken. Interior is tight and clean. Both volumes in VG condition. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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18 Phelps, William Lyon. THE PURE GOLD OF NINETEENTH CENTURY LITERATURE
New York Thomas Y. Crowell Company 1907 Cloth Very Good Anthology Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 3/4" 
Collection of the best of authors during the Nineteenth century, including Keats, Shelley, Dickens, Eliot, and Austen. 37 pp. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering on front and spine. Gilt top page edge, and uncut pages elsewhere. Cover corners bumped, edges rubbed. Rubbing to spine edge has dulled the title lettering. Interior is tight and clean. Corner creased on last page of text. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Pierce, Franklin MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING COPY OF A TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN
Washington Government Printing Office 1854 Paperbound Very Good- Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Treaty With Great Britain. 33d Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 127. Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and ordered to be printed. August 3, 1854. 6 pages. Disbound government document. First page removed from rest of document. Some foxing and browning, but does not affect text. Document in VG- condition. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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20 Pierce, Franklin MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, RESPECTING THE RESTORATION OF THE SHIP "RESOLUTE" TO THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT.
Washington Government Printing Office 1857 Paperbound Very Good U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
34th Congress, 3d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 24. January 20, 1857. -- Read, ordered to lie on the table and be printed. Motion to print 2,000 additional copies referred to the Committee on Printing. February 6, 1857. -- Report in favor of printing the additional copies, and report agreed to. 8 pp. Disbound government document. Chipping and creasing to spine edge. Pages are lightly browning, some foxing spots, text is easily legible. Document in VG condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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