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A HANDBOOK FOR THE EXHIBITION BUILDINGS OF COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Williamsburg, Virginia, 1942

Seller ID: 006650

Condition: Very Good-


Contents include: The Old Court House, The Capitol, The Public Gaol, The Raleigh Tavern, The Ludwell-Paradise House, The Governor's Palace, the George Wythe House. A copy of this publication is presented to each person purchasing a block ticket to the Exhibition Buildings. 95 pp. Brown paper covers with wear to edges, chipping to joints, tear along back cover near spine. Interior is clean. Book in VG- condition. View more info

QUARTERLY REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF THE BUREAU OF STATISTICS, TREASURY DEPARTMENT. Relative to the Imports, Exports, Immigration, and Navigation of the United States for the Three Months Ended September 30, 1883

By: (Treasury Department)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Bureau: 1883

Seller ID: 003326

Condition: Good


[No. 1, 1883-'84.] Also Containing Other Statistics Relative to the Trade and Industry of the Country. Compiled from official returns rendered to the Bureau of Statistics by Collectors of Customs. 133 pp. including Index. Contents broken down in sections for Commerce; Immigration; Navigation; and Miscellaneous. Under Commerce: Imports and Exports of Merchandise; Imports and Exports of Coin and Bullion...Under Immigration: Passengers Arrived, and Deaths on the Voyage; Imm... View more info

QUARTERLY REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF THE BUREAU OF STATISTICS, TREASURY DEPARTMENT. Relative to the Imports, Exports, Immigration, and Navigation of the United States for the Three Months Ended September 30, 1882

By: (Treasury Department)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1882

Seller ID: 003529

Condition: Good


[No. 1, 1882-'83.] Also Containing Other Statistics Relative to the Trade and Industry of the Country. Compiled from official returns rendered to the Bureau of Statistics by Collectors of Customs. 157 pp. Contents broken down in sections for Commerce; Immigration; Navigation; and Miscellaneous. Under Commerce: Imports and Exports of Merchandise; Imports and Exports of Coin and Bullion...Under Immigration: Passengers Arrived, and Deaths on the Voyage; Immigrants, Number,... View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER APPOINTED TO LAY OUT THE NATIONAL ROAD FROM ZANESVILLE, IN THE STATE OF OHIO, TO THE SEAT OF GOVERNMENT IN THE STATE OF MISSOURI

By: Adams, John Quincy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1829

Seller ID: 006152

Condition: Very Good-


Road from Zanesville, Ohio, to St. Louis, Missouri. 20th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Executive Doc. No. 113. February 7, 1829.--Referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. 12 pp. Foldout table of expenses for the road. Uncut edge on table. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine. Creasing to spine edge. Browning and light foxing to document. Front lower corner is torn and missing. Last page has uncut edge and cre... View more info

REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE, MADE IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE ACT OF CONGRESS OF THE 2d MARCH, 1819, REGULATING PASSENGER SHIPS & VESSELS, OF THE PERSONS ARRIVING IN THE DIFFERENT PORTS OF THE U. STATES, FROM THE 1st OCTOBER ,1822, TO 30th SEPTEMBER, 1823

By: Adams, John Quincy

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1824

Seller ID: 006185

Condition: Good


18th Congress, 1st Session, Doc. No. 161. May 7, 1824. Read: Ordered that it lie upon the table. 3 pp. 22 foldout charts listing immigrants entering United States from "fourth quarter of 1822, and ending with the third quarter of 1823." Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine edge. Document is nearly separated, kept together only by two string-ties. Page edges are chipped, corners are bent, small tears. Paper is browning from age a... View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, IN REPLY TO A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, OF THE 20th ULTIMO, REQUIRING INFORMATION RELATING TO SPOLIATIONS COMMITTED ON AMERICAN COMMERCE

By: Adams, John Quincy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1824

Seller ID: 006982

Condition: Good


...By French Ships of War, Between the Years 1793 & 1800, &c. 18th Congress, 1st Session, Doc. No. 157. May 25, 1824. Read: Ordered that it lie upon the table. 5 pp. Disbound government document. Creasing and chipping along spine edge. First page is separated from rest of document. Pages are brown, some foxing spots, text is easily legible. Page Five has small tear to bottom corner of page, does not affect text. Document in Good condition. View more info

A HISTORY OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH IN ALASKA (1794-1917)

By: Afonsky, Bishop Gregory

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Kodiak, Alaska, St. Herman's Theological Seminary: 1978

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 007093

Condition: Good


"This study of the Orthodox Church in Alaska presents a detailed picture of the implantation and growth of Orthodox Christianity in America from the discovery of Alaska in the early 1700s until the Russian Revolution of 1917." 105 pp. Brown stiff paper covers. Wear and creasing to cover corners and edges, front cover is heavily foxed along edges, dirt smudges on cover faces. Foxing to page edges. Interior pages are lightly browning along edges, text is clean with... View more info

TRAVELING WEST: 19TH CENTURY WOMEN ON THE OVERLAND ROUTES

By: Allen, Martha Mitten

Price: $10.00

Publisher: El Paso, Texas, U.S.A., Texas Western Press: 1987

Seller ID: 001389

ISBN: 0874041619

Condition: Very Good+


"Horace Greeley's advice to 'Go West' was heeded not only by the young men whom he addressed, but by women as well." 86 pp. with bibliography. Trade paperback with illustrated front cover. Light wear to covers with ink dots on both front and back, edges rubbed. Interior is tight, clean and in VG condition. View more info

A SERMON PREACHED AT HANOVER OCTOBER 30th, 1799

By: Allyn, John

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Boston, John & Thomas Fleet: 1800

Seller ID: 006179

Condition: Good+


"The Flesh and the Spirit, A Sermon Upon Romans VII. 18---25." 21 pp. Evans 36803. Disbound document. Residue from book remains on spine edge. Spine is creased. Page edges are chipped, larger chip on page 13/14, corners are turned. Paper browning and foxing from age. Document in Good+ condition. View more info

THE LINCOLN READER

By: Angle, Paul M. ed.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press: 1947

Seller ID: 005107

Condition: Good


564 pp. with index. Reading copy. Covers show significant signs of wear and tear. Covers broken from spine, but still attached. Interior tight, clean and very good. View more info

DENVER IN SLICES

By: Arps, Louisa Ward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Denver, Sage Books: 1959

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006340

Condition: Good


"Since the author of this book has borrowed practically everything else in it from earlier writers--only the inevitable mistakes are hers!--it seems fitting to borrow the title. Denver in Slices is appropriate to the present book, which is not history of Denver--just a slice here and a slice there with enough of the "Whole Loaf" to indicate the position of the slices." Signed by author on half-title page. 263 pages with index. Tan cloth covers. Missing DJ... View more info

POLITIQUE DE LA FRANCE ET DE L'HUMANITE DANS LE CONFLIT AMERICAIN

By: Barrillion

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie De Guillaumin et Cie: 1861

Seller ID: 006713

Condition: Good-


Text written entirely in French. 40 pp. Pink paper wrap cover. Cover edges are chipped, corners torn or missing, tears to spine and top spine edge is missing. Back cover is ripped and nearly completely removed from rest of document. Cover faces are smudged and dirty. Interior pages are longer than the covers, therefore they are chipped and torn, browning and dirty. Faded numbers on front inside cover. Stamp on back of title page, bottom of page 18, and bottom of page 36.... View more info

YELLOWSTONE GEYSERS

By: Bauer, Clyde Max

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Yellowstone Park, Wyoming, Haynes Inc.: 1947

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 005385

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated descriptive work about the many geysers at Yellowstone National Park. Bauer was the former Chief Park Naturalist of Yellowstone. Tipped in color frontispiece of Old Faithful Geyser. Photographs of geysers throughout and two-page map of the park follows the index. 125 pp. with index. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering and geyser image on front, and gilt lettering on spine. Corners bumped and edges rubbed. Interior is tight, clean and in VG condition... View more info

THOMAS JEFFERSON: HIS LIFE AND WORDS

By: Beilenson, Nick (ed.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: White Plains, New York, The Peter Pauper Press: 1986

Seller ID: 007220

ISBN: 0-88088-347-2

Condition: Very Good


"In this slim book, Thomas Jefferson speaks for himself, in words that have retained their force, eloquence, and relevance to the present day." Illustrated by Rachael A. Peden. 63 pp. Decorative paper covers. DJ is Good to Good+ with wear to edges and corners, edges are darkening, spine and joints are discolored, spine ends are worn and chipped. Cover corners and edges are lightly rubbed, spine ends and corners are worn with tears. Front hinge broken. Interior pa... View more info

Beman on Intemperance

By: Beman, Nathan

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 002186

Condition: Good


foxing on wrap covers and borders of discourse. 30 pp. pp.27-30 loose. otherwise text is tight and clean. View more info

THE CRADLE OF THE QUEEN CITY: A HISTORY OF BUFFALO TO THE INCORPORATION OF THE CITY

By: Bingham, Robert W.

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Buffalo, New York, Buffalo Historical Society: 1931

Seller ID: 006106

Condition: Very Good-


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. Sc... View more info

POEMS OF THE REPUBLIC. A CONTRIBUTION TO THE METROPOLITAN FAIR, NEW YORK.

By: Bourne, Wm. Oland

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Edward O. Jenkins: 1864

Seller ID: 006083

Condition: Good


Twelve poems inspired by the Civil War, including "The Great Republic", "Battle Hymn", "The New Reveille", "In Memoriam--Gettysburg", "The Divine Mission", and "The American Union". Sabin 6932. 48 pp. Original blue wrappers with gilt lettering and design. Covers in Fair condition with dirt smudges, creasing to corners and cover faces, rubbing, chipping to edges, gilt lettering is faded. Wrap along spine is broken and p... View more info

ALEXANDER HAMILTON: THE CONSTRUCTIVE STATESMAN

By: Boutell, Lewis Henry

Price: $67.50

Publisher: Chicago, Privately Printed: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005218

Condition: Very Good +


Read before The Chicago Literary Club, April 7th, 1890, and The Faculty and Students of Maryville College, April 21st, 1890. Quarter cloth over paper covered boards. 66 pp. Cover corners are bumped and edges are rubbed. Spine edges are especially affected. Interior is clean, tight and Very Good +. View more info

AMERICA SAILS THE SEAS

By: Bowen, Frank C.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006293

Condition: Very Good-


"The aim of this book is to trace the history of America from the time of Columbus' first voyage to the early days of the steamship." 411 pages with index. Rebound in library binding, blue cloth covers with gilt title lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, wear to joints, spine ends are bent and worn. Red page edges. Ex. library with identification number sticker on bottom spine, library bookplate on front inside cover, hole library stamp on titl... View more info

DEDICATION OF THE CHICKAMAUGA AND CHATTANOOGA NATIONAL MILITARY PARK, SEPTEMBER 18-20, 1895.

By: Boynton, H. V.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1896

Seller ID: 005383

Condition: Very Good


Report of the Joint Committee to represent the Congress at the dedication of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. 54th Congress, 1st Session, Senate Report No. 637. 373 pp. with index. Illustrations with images of the park and map of location. Disbound government document. Front and back pages are separating from the document, but are still attached. Some browning/foxing to interior pages, but text is not affected. Page edges are chipped. Overa... View more info