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THE INDUSTRY OF THE SOUTH: ITS IMMEDIATE ORGANIZATION INDISPENSABLE TO THE FINANCIAL SECURITY OF THE COUNTRY

By: Tobey, Edward S.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, J. H. Eastburn's Press: 1865

Seller ID: 005248

Condition: Very Good


A speech delivered before the Boston Board of Trade, November 27th, 1865. Speech discussing the restoration of agriculture industry, most especially cotton, in the South following the conclusion of the Civil War. 15 pp. Original printed paper wraps are in Good condition with browning to paper edges, some edge chipping, corners bent, and tears to the spine. Interior is clean, tight and in VG condition. View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE THIRD SESSION OF THE TWENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS

By: Tyler, John

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1842

Seller ID: 005220

Condition: Very Good


27th Congress, 3d Session, House of Representatives, Executive Doc. No. 2. Read, and laid upon the table, and 10,000 extra copies with the accompanying documents ordered to be printed, December 7, 1842. Message from President John Tyler, with accompanying documents including Treaty with Great Britain, Supression of the African Slave Trade--Extradition, and the Treaty of peace, friendship, navigation, and commerce, between the United States of America and the republic o... View more info

SCHOONER AMISTAD

By: Tyler, John

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1842

Seller ID: 005279

Condition: Very Good


Message from the President of the United States, transmitting Sundry letters between the Department of State and the Chevalier d'Argaiz, on the subject of the schooner "Amistad." 27th Congress, 3d Session, House of Representatives, Executive Doc. No. 191. Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, February 28, 1842. "This correspondence will show the general grounds on which the Spanish minister expresses dissatisfaction with the decision of the Supreme... View more info

MEXICAN CLAIMS. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING CORRESPONDENCE RELATIVE TO THE CLAIMS OF CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES UPON THE MEXICAN GOVERNMENT

By: Tyler, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1845

Seller ID: 005389

Condition: Very Good


28th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives Executive Doc. No. 158. Read, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, February 28, 1845. Drafts of commission instructions and related correspondence between Daniel Webster, Waddy Thompson, A. P. Upshur, and others. 40 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book spine remains on edge of document. Some browning/foxing, but does not interfere with the text. Overall document in VG condition. View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, IN REPLY TO A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, CALLING FOR A COPY OF THE QUINTUPLE TREATY BETWEEN THE FIVE PRINCIPAL POWERS OF EUROPE, FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE, &c.

By: Tyler, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1842

Seller ID: 007070

Condition: Good


Quintuple Treaty -- African Slave Trade. 27th Congress, 2d Session, House of Reps. Executive., Doc. No. 249. June 21, 1842. Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. 1 pp. Disbound government document. Spine edge is chipped and torn. Paper is significantly tanned, text is easily legible. Document in Good condition. View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, IN RELATION TO SEIZURES OR SEARCH OF AMERICAN VESSELS, &c.

By: Van Buren, Martin

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1841

Seller ID: 006250

Condition: Very Good-


Search or Seizure of American Vessels on Coast of Africa, &c. 26th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Executive Doc. No. 115. Read, and laid upon the table. March 3, 1841. 766 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine. Creasing along spine edge. Foxing to page edges. Pages are browning, some foxing, some corners are bent or dog-earred. Document in VG- condition. View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE COURT OF INQUIRY IN THE CASE OF BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL WOOL

By: Van Buren, Martin

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Washington, Thomas Allen, Print: 1837

Seller ID: 007301

Condition: Good


Brigadier General Wool. 25th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Executive, Doc. No. 46. 85 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book binding remains along spine edge, spine is also creased with chipping and small pin holes. First page of document is nearly separated, large sections of following pages are starting to pull away on either the top of bottom. Pages are tanned, foxing spots on many pages, paper is wavy to the touch, text is easily legib... View more info

THE COLORADO MAGAZINE: JULY 1935, VOL. XII, NO. 4

By: Various Authors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Denver, The State Historical Society of Colorado: 1935

Seller ID: 005490

Condition: Good+


Articles include: The Model of Auraria-Denver of 1860 by Edgar C. McMechen; The Growth of Denver's PostOffice Since the Days of the Elephant Corral by J.O. Stevie; Bishop Machebeuf by Thomas F. O'Connor; The Site of the Murder of the Hungate Family by Indians in 1864 by Elmer R. Burkey; History of the Twenty-Mile House on Cherry Creek by Edith Parker Low; The First Insurance Company Chartered in the Colorado Region by Frederic Williams; Pioneering in Southwestern Colorad... View more info

THE COLORADO MAGAZINE: APRIL 1951 (VOL. XXVIII, NO. 2)

By: Various Authors

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Denver, The State Historical Society of Colorado: 1951

Seller ID: 006957

Condition: Good


Articles include: Pioneering Near Steamboat Springs, 1885-1886; Ferd Meyer, Early Trader; The Unpublished Manuscripts of Andy Adams; Sale of the San Juan; Seventy-Five Years of Rodeo in Colorado, Part II; History Comes to Life; Race Horses Galore; Book Reviews and Editorials. Pages 81-160. Stiff paper covers. Covers are browning with some soiling, tear to front cover edge, spine ends are torn. Small ink 'x' written before the story "Sale of the San Juan." Interio... View more info

The Manly Map and the Manly Story

By: Walker, Ardis M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Death Valley '49ers, Inc: 1954

Seller ID: 004773

Condition: Very Good


24 pp. pamphlet telling the Manly Story of "The Jayhawker-Manly party, impatient to reach the gold fields, left the beaten path to take an uncharted cut-off...William Lewis Manly was the hero of their adventure and their Homer..." Includes a facsimile of the autographed map by Manly "reproduced for this publication which the writer recently found in a rainsoaked copy of the first edition of Manly's classic story"Death Valley in '49". Stiff tan covers.... View more info

HOW THEY CARRIED THE MAIL: FROM THE POST RUNNERS OF KING SARGON TO THE AIR MAIL OF TO-DAY

By: Walker, Joseph

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Sears Publishing Company, Inc.: 1930

Seller ID: 006391

Condition: Good


"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds." Handsome color and b/w illustrations by Frank Dobias. 305 pp. with appendix. Blue decorative covers with orange and green design on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges and cover faces rubbed, cover is faded and has orange tinge around edges. Spine is significantly faded from sun exposure, spine ends ar... View more info

WANAMAKER PRIMER ON THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN; HIAWATHA: PRODUCED IN LIFE

By: Wanamaker

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Wanamaker - Originator: 1909

Seller ID: 007161

Condition: Good-


Also included is William Penn's Tribute to the North American Indian. 61 pp., 10 additional unpaginated pages of poetry and photographs/drawings. Paper covered boards with paper spine, image of Hiawatha on front and back covers. Covers are very worn with corners and edges bumped and rubbed to boards, cover edges are browning, soiling to cover faces, paper on spine is completely torn exposing spine binding, spine ends are torn and missing. Hinges are broken, endpapers are... View more info

TRAILING THE FORTY-NINERS THROUGH DEATH VALLEY

By: Wheat, Carl I.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: San Francisco, Taylor & Taylor: 1939

Seller ID: 005338

Condition: Very Good


Reprinted from the Sierra Club bulletin, Volume XXIV, No. 3, June, 1939. 37 pp. Black/white plates, addendum, and foldout map showing probable routes of forty-niner parties through Death Valley. Related ephemera included is a letter regarding another purchase of the pamphlet. Brown card stock paper wraps in Good condition with dirt/water marks on bottom front cover, chips to edges, and bumped corners. Interior is tight and clean. Overall document is in VG condition... View more info

MEMOIRS OF MY OWN TIMES: VOLUME II

By: Wilkinson, General James

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Abraham Small: 1816

Seller ID: 006323

Condition: Good


Memoirs of an American soldier and statesman who served in the Continental Army and was governor of the Louisiana Territory. Volume II only. 578 pp. Extensive appendix. Rebound in black pebbled cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are rubbed and worn, joints rubbed, scuffing to cover faces and spine, spine ends are bent and rubbed. Page edges are dark brown with some water spots, chipping. Previous owner's plate adhered to front inside cover. Ink w... View more info

SPEECH OF HON. W. T. WILLEY, DELIVERED IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES, ON THE 25TH DAY OF MARCH, 1864, ON THE PROPOSITION TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION, FOREVER PROHIBITING SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES

By: Willey, W. T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, H. Polkinhorn: 1864

Seller ID: 006711

Condition: Good


32 pp. Government document in pamphlet form, missing cover (?). Residue along spine edge, chipping and small tears. Document page edges are browning, small tear on back page, dirt smudges. Written initals on top corner on title page. Lower section of document creased. Interior pages are browning, some foxing marks, back pages have stain along edge. Text is legible throughout. Document in Good condition. View more info

LINCOLN FINDS A GENERAL: VOLUME ONE

By: Williams, Kenneth P.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1950

Seller ID: 006173

Condition: Very Good


A Military Study of the Civil War. With Maps by Clark Ray. 443 pages with index. Missing DJ. Blue cloth covers with gilt stars on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges lightly rubbed, spine ends are bent. Maps on endpapers. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

LEAD TIME - A JOURNALIST'S EDUCATION

By: Wills, Garry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Doubleday Publishing: 1983

Seller ID: 002484

ISBN: 0-385-17695-3

Condition: Very Good


389 pages with index. DJ present with wear to edges and corners, some creasing and rubbing to joints. Cover corners are bumped, spine ends are bent. Interior tight and clean. Book and DJ are VG. View more info

THE NEW CONSTITUTION. ADDRESS DELIVERED BY HON. HENRY WILSON, To His Constituents, Explanatory of the Proposed Constitutional Amendments.

By: Wilson, Henry Hon.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston,

Seller ID: 004498

Condition: Good


"Fellow Citizens: Commissioned by you a delegate to the late Convention for the revision of the organic law of this Commonwealth-having daily attended its sittings, and taken an humble part in its proceedings, I cheerfull comply with the request of some of my friends to present to you a plain and unvarnished, but, I trust, a clear and exact statement of its labors and results. I propose, to-night, to trace out the acts of the Convention; to point out the results of ... View more info

REMARKS OF MR. WOODBRIDGE, DELIVERED IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES, ON DIFFERENT DAYS, DURING THE PROGRESS THROUGH THAT BODY OF THE LAND DISTRIBUTION BILL

By: Woodbridge, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office:

Seller ID: 000440

Condition: Good +


Speech delivered in the Senate (circa 1841-47) . "Amendments proposed by Messrs. McRoberts and Walker, intended to place all the States upon the same footing as Ohio, with regard to the number of acres of land to be applied to the construction of Roads and Canals, &c. through the public domain." Woodbridge's remarks delivered in the Senate "on different days, during the progress through that body of The Land Distribution Bill...." Handbill. Uncut and untr... View more info

ROMANCE OF THE BRANDS

By: Woodward, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum: 1949

Seller ID: 007349

Condition: Very Good-


Leaflet Series, History, No. 7. History of the branding iron. 3 pp. Paper brochue. Wear and browning to pamphlet edges, some creasing, slightly dirty. Pamphlet in VG- condition. View more info