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1 PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL MEETING AT FANEUIL HALL, NOVEMBER 26TH, 1850
Boston Beals & Greene 1850 Wraps Good+ American History Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9 1/2" 
"The Citizens of Boston and its vicinity, who reverence the Constitution of the United States; who wish to discountenance a spirit of disobedience to the laws of the land, and refer all questions arising under those laws to the proper tribunals; who would regard with disfavor all further popular agitation of subjects which endanger the peace and harmony of the Union, and who deem the preservation of the Union the paramount duty of every citizen, are requested to meet and express their sentiments on the present posture of public affairs, in Faneuil Hall..." 46 pp. Blue paper wraps have significant dirt smudges, chipping to edges, bent corners, tears to spine. Crease that runs throughout the middle of the document. Interior clean. Pamphlet in Good+ condition. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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2 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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3 Coombs, J. J. SPEECH OF J. J. COOMBS, ESQ., DELIVERED AT THE UNION LEAGUE READING ROOM, WASHINGTON, D. C., TUESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 1, 1863
Washington H. Polkinhorn 1863 Paperbound Good Speech Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9 1/4" 
16 pp. Speech discussing the men of the Union and Confederation. String-tied document. Front page is nearly removed from rest of document, edges and corners are chipped and worn, pages browning with foxing marks, text easily legible. Document in Good condition. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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4 Emmerich, Herbert ESSAYS ON FEDERAL REORGANIZATION
Birmingham, Alabama University of Alabama Press 1950 Hard Cover Very Good- Good- Government Size: Approx. 5 " x 8 1/4" Signed by Author
"Reorganization of the Federal Government is discussed by Mr. Emmerich with particular emphasis on its relationship to the urgent problem of making democracy work. The author analyzes many investigations of administrative procedure from that of 1798 to the surveys of the Hoover Commission 150 years later." 159 pp. with index. Tipped in signature by author with note to his son, Walter, who was the recipient of the book. Bookplate for Walter Emmerich on front inside cover. Salmon cloth covers with black title lettering on spine. DJ in Good-/Good condition with tears and chipping to edges, particularly to spine ends, spine is discolored, some dirt smudges. Cover corners and edges are lightly rubbed, bump to top edge near spine, spine ends are discolored and bumped with some fraying. Page edges are darkened. Interior pages tight and clean. Book in VG-/VG condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5 Galloway, D. J. FLORA OF NEW ZEALAND: LICHENS
Wellington P. D. Hasselberg, Government Printer 1985 0-477-01266-3 / 9780477012669 Cloth Very Good+ Very Good- New Zealand Size: Approx. 6 " x 8 1/2" Color Figures 
"...the first volume in the Flora of New Zealand series to be concerned with cryptogams. Although primarily an identification manual for serious lichenologists, the present flora contains much information useful to the general botanist, student, and interested amateur." 662 pages with index. Color figures. DJ is VG- with creasing and chipping to top edge of jacket, wear to cover faces, small tears to corners. Blue cloth covers with gilt title on spine. Cover corners are bumped, top spine edge is bent and creased. Maps on endpapers. Interior is tight, clean. Book in VG+ condition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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6 George, Henry PROGRESS AND POVERTY: AN INQUIRY INTO THE CAUSE OF INDUSTRIAL DEPRESSIONS AND OF INCREASE OF WANT WITH INCREASE OF WEALTH: THE REMEDY
New York Robert Schalkenbach Foundation 1942 Cloth Very Good Political Size: Approx. 5" x 7 1/2" 
Fiftieth Anniversary Edition. "The present century has been marked by a prodigious increase in wealth-producing power. The utilization of steam and electricity, the introduction of improved processes and labor-saving machinery, the greater subdivision and grander scale of production, the wonderful facilitation of exchanges, have multiplied enormously the effectiveness of labor." 571 pages with index. Dark blue cloth covers with gilt lettering on front, and faded gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners lightly bumped, spine ends are bent and fraying. Stains on page edges. Previous owner's bookplate adhered on front inside cover. Back hinge broken. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 Harris, Richard JUSTICE: THE CRISIS OF LAW, ORDER, AND FREEDOM IN AMERICA
New York E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc. 1970 First Edition Cloth Very Good+ Good Law Size: Approx. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" 
"...a brilliant and awesome examination of the policies and practices of the Republican candidate Richard M. Nixon during the 1968 campaign for the Presidency." 268 pages with index. Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. DJ in Good condition with creases, chipping and small tears to corners and edges and spine tips, browning to interior. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, spine tips are bent. Uncut page edges. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG+ condition. 
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8 House of Representatives JUDICIARY SYSTEM UNITED STATES
Washington Government Printing Office 1828 Paperbound Good+ Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
20th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 134. May 12, 1826--Read, and laid upon the table. February 8, 1828--Reprinted by order of the House of Representatives. "The Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the message from the Senate, declining the conference which has been asked by the House, on the subject of the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendment proposed by the Senate to the bill 'to amend the Judicial System of the United States," have had the same under consideration..." 5 pp. Disbound government document. Chipping and tears to spine edge where removed from larger volume. Browning and foxing to pages, but text easily legible. Document in Good+ condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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9 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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10 League of Nations MEMORANDUM ON PUBLIC FINANCE (1922-1926)
Geneva 1927 Cloth Very Good Finances Size: Approx. 8 1/2 " x 11" 
Publications of the League of Nations. II. Economic and Financial 1927. II. 29. C.E.I. 34. 482 pp. Maroon library covers with gilt title lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, cover faces are scuffed and white spot on front, dark staining along edges, spine ends are bent and fraying. Ex. library with identification numbers on bottom spine, library bookplate on front inside cover, hole stamp on title page, due date list and security sticker on back free endpaper, bar code and pocket envelope on back inside cover. Front hinge loose. Interior pages are browning, particularly along edges. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Lodge, Joseph Pierce PUBLIC OFFICERS IN NEW JERSEY
Newark, New Jersey Soney & Sage Co. 1937 Cloth Very Good New Jersey Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" 
Counties and Cities of all Classes, Towns, Townships, Boroughs, Villages and other Municipalities. With Annotations and Essential Forms. 741 pages with index. Green cloth covers with maroon title bars and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, scuffing to cover faces. Title bars on spine are rubbed with some small areas missing, spine ends are bent. Hinges reinforced with linen tape. Endpapers have some light browning/foxing. Interior clean. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 MacDonald, William SELECT STATUTES AND OTHER DOCUMENTS ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES 1861-1898
New York The Macmillan Company 1903 Cloth Very Good+ American History Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" 
Contents include: Act for a National Loan; Abolition of Slavery in the Territories; Emancipation Proclamation; National Bank Act; Election of Senators; Rights of American Citizens in Foreign States; Redemption and Bank Notes; Silver Purchase Act; among others. 442 pages with index. Brown cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are lightly rubbed, mark on back cover, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Brown top page edge. Gouge on long page edge causing small tears to interior pages. Front hinge nearly broken. Library bookplate and identification numbers on inside front cover, and identification numbers on copyright page. Interior tight and clean. Book in VG+ condition. 
Price: 42.50 USD
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13 Martin, Judith COMMON COURTESY IN WHICH MISS MANNERS SOLVES THE PROBLEM THAT BAFFLED MR. JEFFERSON
New York Atheneum 1985 0-689-11652-7 / 9780689116520 Paperback Very Good+ Essay Size: Approx. 4 1/2" x 7" 
70 pp. Paperback with marbled paper covers. Light wear to corners and edges, spine ends are worn. Interior pages are clean. Book in VG+ condition. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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14 McPhee, John LA PLACE DE LA CONCORDE SUISSE
New York Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1984 0374182418 / 9780374182410 Second Printing Cloth Very Good + to Near Fine Very Good Switzerland Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" Signed by Author
"Switzerland does not have an army, Switzerland is an army..." 150 pp. Second Printing. Signed by author on first title page. Black cloth covers with Swiss cross imprint on front and silver lettering on spine. Covers clean with very little wear, a few very small marks. DJ in VG condition with rubbing to corners and edges, front flap is price clipped. Interior is tight, clean and crisp. Book in VG+ to NF condition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15 Miller, G. William REGROWING THE AMERICAN ECONOMY
Englewood Cliffs, NJ Prentice-Hall Inc. 1983 0137710143 / 9780137710140 Paperback Very Good+ Economics Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8" 
"We hope this book will serve to provoke a broader national consensus for a program to restore the growth and vigor of our nation's economy and to improve the international economic system within which it operates." Laid-in announcement after front cover reading "With the compliments of The American Assembly." 173 pages with index. Trade paperback. Light wear to cover edges and corners. Interior tight and clean, no marks. Book in VG+ condition. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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16 Paine, Thomas RIGHTS OF MAN
New York The Heritage Press 1961 Boards Very Good+ Slipcase Government Size: Approx. 8 1/2 " x 11 1/2" Lynd Ward 
With an introduction by Howard Fast and illustrations by Lynd Ward. Issue of The Heritage Club Sandglass (Number I: 26) included. 269 pp. Orange and ivory marbled covers with gilt title bar on spine. Slipcase is faded along open edges, corners are rubbed/torn to boards, small white paint spot (?) on top. Light rubbing to cover corners, spine ends bent. Smudge to gilt lettering on spine. Book in VG+ condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Porter, Kirk H. Ph.D. COUNTY AND TOWNSHIP GOVERNMENT IN THE UNITED STATES
New York The Macmillan Company 1922 Cloth Very Good Government Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8" 
"This book is intended to describe county and township government in the United States. In addition to this description there is developed throughout the volume a consistent plan for the reorganization of county government..." 362 pp. with index. Covers in Very Good condition with minor bumping to corners and small scuff marks. Gilt lettering on spine. Ex. lib. stamps on front freepaper and on all page edges. Library locator numbers and previous owner's name also inscribed on front freepaper. Some pages have pen marks and underlined text, but it does not interfere with text. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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18 Senate ANALYSIS OF THE KHRUSHCHEV SPEECH OF JANUARY 6, 1961. HEARING BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE INTERNAL SECURITY ACT AND INTERNAL SECURITY LAWS OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY
Washington Government Printing Office 1961 Paper Cover Good+ Communism Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
United States Senate, Eighty-Seventh Congress, First Session. Testimony of Dr. Stefan T. Possony. June 16, 1961. Printed for the use of the Committee on the Judiciary. 101 pages with index. Goverment document, staple-bound. Paper covers are tanning along edges, some dirt smudges and soiling to back, corners slightly creased, staples are a bit rusty. Ex. library stamps and markings on front cover, numerous red ink underlining below title on front cover. Interior is clean, no marks. Document in Good+ to VG- condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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19 Senate SPEECH OF HON. REVERDY JOHNSON, OF MARYLAND, IN SUPPORT OF THE RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION SO AS TO ABOLISH SLAVERY
1864 Paper Cover Fair to Good- Slavery Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/2" 
Delivered in the Senate of the United States, April 5, 1864. 24 pp. String-tied document with chipping along edges, corners are bent. Tears along spine to front and back pages. Page edges are browning from age and foxing throughout, but text is still legible. Some small silverfish holes on back page corner. Several pages in the document are uncut. Light pencil writing to top of front page. Document in Fair to Good- condition. 
Price: 28.50 USD
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20 Sydenham, M. J. THE GIRONDINS
University of London The Athlone Press 1961 Cloth Very Good Good- France Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" Photographs 
No. 8 in the series of University of London Historical Studies. "That the Girondins formed a united political party, comparable with and opposed to the party of Robespierre and the Montagnards, has been asserted by many historians of the French Revolution." 252 pages, with bibliography and index. Blue cloth covers with gilt title lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and lightly rubbed, minor scuffing to cover faces, cuts to cloth in middle of spine, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. DJ is Good- with chipping and creasing to edges, tears to corners, spine is faded from sun exposure, evidence of scotch tape use on back of DJ at top spine, large cut in middle of spine, spine ends are torn and loose. Loose hinges, particularly front. Interior pages clean, tight. Book in VG/VG+ condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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