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1 House of Representatives LETTER FROM THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS OF THE ARMY, TRANSMITTING A REPORT RELATIVE TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE BUILDING FOR THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS UNDER PROVISIONS OF THE SUNDRY CIVIL APPROPRIATION ACT APPROVED OCTOBER 2, 1888
Washington Government Printing Office 1888 Paperbound Good+ Library of Congress Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Fold Out Diagrams 
Library of Congress. 50th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Mis. Doc. No. 12. December 4, 1888.--Referred to the Committee on Appropriations and ordered to be printed. 11 pp. Ninetenn fold-out diagrams of proposed construction plans for the future Library of Congress. Disbound government document. Residue and strings from book binding remains on spine edge, same edge is also creased and chipped. First page of document is separated from others. Corners are creased and folded, paper is browning from age, text easily legible. All 19 fold-out images are present and clean. Document in Good to Good+ condition. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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2 House of Representatives LETTER FROM THE COMPTROLLER OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING A STATEMENT OF THE NAMES OF SUCH OFFICERS AS HAVE NOT RENDERED THEIR ACCOUNTS WITHIN THE YEAR, OR HAVE BALANCES UNACCOUNTED FOR, WHICH WERE ADVANCED ONE YEAR PRIOR TO THE 30TH OF SEPTEMBER LAST;...
Washington Gales & Seaton 1824 Leather Good+ U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 8 1/2" Fold-out Tables 
...Statement of Accounts in His Office Which Have Remained Unsettled, or on Which Balances have been due more than three years, Prior to the Thirtieth September Last; Abstract of moneys advanced prior to 3d March, 1809, On the books of the late Accountant of the War Department, and which remained to be accounted for on the books of the Third Auditor, on thirtieth of September last. 18th Congress, 1st Session, Doc. No. 40. January 2, 1824. Ordered to lie on the table. Fold-Out tables showing statements of military accounts unsettled with name and rank, and remarks from the third auditor and agent of the treasury. At beginning of report is complete index of Executive Reports at the First Session of the Eighteenth Congress. Book was removed from the Library of the House of Representatives of the United States: bookplate from the Library of the House of Representatives and cursive ink writing on front cover, title bars indicating library ownership on spine, blue ink stamp from House Library on front page of index and also appears on the back of many fold-out tables throughout book. Leather covers in Fair condition with corners bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, cover faces soiled and dirty, large water spot on back cover, blue '3' written at bottom of front cover. Spine title bars in gilt lettering. Spine has scuffing and small tears, spine ends are bumped and rubbed. Library stamp on top page edge. Endpapers are browning and heavily foxed, '95' written in black ink on front free endpaper. Interior pages are browning along edges, foxing. Some creased edges of tables have been worn and have small tears, affecting the typed text inside. Unique book with House of Representatives Library identification. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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3 Library of Congress ANNUAL REPORT OF THE LIBRARIAN OF CONGRESS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 1938
Washington Government Printing Office 1939 Cloth Very Good Library of Congress Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" 
482 pages with index. Maroon cloth covers with faded gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are edges are rubbed, spine ends are bent. Interior tight and clean. Some lower page corners are bent or creased, and page edges have some dirt smudges. 
Price: 6.50 USD
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4 Library of Congress CLASSIFICATION. Class L. EDUCATION
Washington Government Printing Office 1911 Wraps Very Good Library of Congress Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " 
Printed As Manuscript. Synopsis includes: Generalities; History of Education; Theory of Education . Principles and Practice of Teaching. School Government. Administration; Special Forms, Relations, and Applications of Education ; Universities. Colleges. Schools; United States; America (except United States); Europe; Asia, Africa, Oceania; College and School Magazines and Papers; Student Periodicals; Student Fraternities and their publications; and Text books. 160 pp. includes Index. Brown paper covers. Mildly soiled on back. Otherwise Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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5 Library of Congress CLASSIFICATION. Class N. FINE ARTS
Washington Government Printing Office 1910 Wraps Good Library of Congress Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " 
Printed as Manuscript. Synopsis includes: Fine Arts (General); Architecture; Sculpture; Graphic Arts in General-Drawings, Design; Painting; Engraving; and Art Applied to Industry-Decoration and Ornament. 161 pp. includes Index. Brown paper covers. Faint watermark at spine joint, 1 3/4" to top edge. Doesn't go through. Mildly soiled covers. Overall covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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6 Library of Congress CLASSIFICATION. Class Q SCIENCE
Washington Government Printing Office 1913 Wraps Good Library of Congress Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " 
Adopted 1905. As in force November, 1912. Synopsis includes: Science (general); Mathematies; Astronomy- Geodesy; Physics; Chemistry- Crystallography; Geology- Mineralogy, Petrology, Paleontology; Natural History-Microscopy, General biology; Botany-Ecology; Zoology; Human Anatomy; Physiology-Experimental Psychology; and Bacteriology. 196 pp. includes Index. Brown paper covers. ex.mus.numbers and faint stamp. Mildly soiled covers.Faint watermark along the upper spine joint, 3" unto the top border, 2". Top border "mark" shows on title page only. Overall covers are Good. ex.mus. stamp on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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7 Library of Congress CLASSIFICATION. Class S AGRICULTURE-PLANT AND ANIMAL INDUSTRY
Washington Government Printing Office 1911 Wraps Very Good- Library of Congress Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " 
Printed as Manuscript. Synopsis includes: Agriculture; General Plant Culture and Horticulture; Forestry; Animal Culture-Cattle, Horses, Sheep, Goats, Swine, Pets, Bee Culture; Fish Culture- Angling by country and Fisheries; and Hunting Sports. 87 pp. includes Index. Brown paper covers. ex.mus. faint stamp on front cover. Mildly soiled covers. Overall covers are Very Good-. ex.mus. stamp on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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8 Library of Congress CLASSIFICATION. Class T. TECHNOLOGY
Washington Government Printing Office 1910 Wraps Good Library of Congress Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " 
Printed As Manuscript. Synopsis includes: Technology-General and Engineering and Building Group-Roads, Bridges, Railroads; Mechanical Group-Engineering, Electrical; Motor Vehicles, Cycles, Aeronautics; Chemical Group-Mining Engineering, Mineral Industries, Technology, Photography; and Composite Group-Manufactures, Mechanic Trades, Arts and Crafts, and Domestic Science. Contents also include: Table I: History and country divisions; Table II: Countries in one alphabet, Table III: United States. States and territoriies; Table IV: Canada. List of provinces. 303 pp. includes Index. Brown paper covers. Mildly soiled. Front cover's bottom left corner missing,1/8"x1/4". Back cover's bottom corner creased. Watermark on spine, slightly unto the front/back covers. Doesn't go through. Overall covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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9 Library of Congress CLASSIFICATION. Class U. MILITARY SCIENCE
Washington Government Printing Office 1910 Wraps Very Good Library of Congress Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " 
Printed As Manuscript. Synopsis includes: Military Science (General); Organization, Distribution, etc; Administration; Maintenance and Transportation; Infantry; Cavalry; Artillery; Military Engineering; and Minor Services. Contents also include: Table III: Countries in one alphabet, Table IV: States and territoriies of the United States. 93 pp. includes Index. Brown paper covers. Slightly soiled. Otherwise Very Good to Very Good+. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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10 Library of Congress CLASSIFICATION. Class V. NAVAL SCIENCE
Washington Government Printing Office 1910 Wraps Very Good Library of Congress Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " 
Printed As Manuscript. Synopsis includes: Naval Science (General); Naval Organization and Distribution; Naval Administration; Naval Maintenance; Naval Seamen; Marines; Naval Ordnance; Minor Services of Navies; Navigation. Merchant Marine; Naval Architecture, Ship-Building and Marine Engineering. Contents also include: Table I: Country subdivisions; Countries in one alphabet, and States and territories of the United States. 106 pp. includes Index. Brown paper covers. Slightly soiled. Otherwise Very Good to Very Good+. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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11 Library of Congress CLASSIFICATION. Class Z. BIBLIOGRAPHY AND LIBRARY SCIENCE
Washington Government Printing Office 1910 Wraps Very Good Library of Congress Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " 
Adopted 1898. As In Force January, 1910. Synopsis includes: History of books and book-making; Writing-Autographs, Shorthand, Paleography; Book industries and trade-Printing, Binding, Publishing and bookselling; Copyright and intellectual property; Libraries-Library science, Library History, reports, catalogues, bulletins, Private libraries, Book collecting; Booksellers'catalogues, book prices; and Bibliography. 111 pp. includes Index. Brown paper covers. Mildly soiled. Tiny tip of back top cover missing, otherwise covers are Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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12 Reveal, James L. Gentle Conquest: The Botanical Discovery of North America With Illustrations from the Library of Congress
Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Starwood Pub 1992 1-56373002-2 / 9781563730023 Cloth Very Good+ to Near Fine Very Good+ to Near Fine Botany Size: Approx. 8 " x 10 1/2" Color Drawings 
Discovering and naming the flora of North America, and learning their uses for food, building materials, and medicine, were critical parts of the explorer's mission to the "New World" and continued to be very important through the early 19th century . The Library of Congress has a splendid collection of the early botanical publications that resulted; this book makes them available to us all. 160 pp. with Index. Green cloth with gilt lettering on front cover. On title page, "Not for Resale" whitened out. Small "bump" to lower corner tip, otherwise Book is Fine. Dust Jacket is VG+ to Near Fine. Gold Seal "sticker" with Library of Congress Classics" on front cover. Beautifully illustrated in color. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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13 Small, Herbert (Compiled By HANDBOOK OF THE NEW LIBRARY OF CONGRESS IN WASHINGTON
Boston Curtis & Cameron 1897 Wraps Good Library of Congress Size: Approx. 6 1/2" x 8 3/4" Fully Illustrated 
small tears along paper spine. 1 1/4"x 1/4" missing back bottom edge. Overall Good. Interior is tight, clean, and VG+. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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