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THE STORY OF THE LEVIATHAN: "WORLD'S GREATEST SHIP". VOLUME 4

By: Braynard, Frank O.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Newport News, Virginia, Mariners Museum:

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 005765

Condition: Very Good


Gift inscription by author on front free endpaper. 424 pages with index. DJ in Good+ to VG- condition with chips/small tears to edges and corners, shelfwear to lower edges. Red cloth cover with gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped, spine tips are bent, small white spots on lower front cover and on back cover. Decorative endpapers. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

THEN AND NOW: QUAKER ESSAYS: HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY

By: Brinton, Anna (ed.)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1960

Seller ID: 006133

Condition: Good+


By friends of Henry Joel Cadbury on his completion of twenty-two years as Chairman of the American Friends Service Committee. 352 pages with index. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. DJ in Good- condition with chipping/tears to corners and edges, water stains, missing top spine end, small holes to spine. Cover corners are bumped, edges are rubbed, fading to spine from sun exposure, spine ends are bent. Page edges are stained and foxed, particularly top... View more info

THE DENVER WESTERNERS MONTHLY ROUNDUP: MAY-JUNE 1971, VOLUME XXVII, NUMBER 3

By: Brown, F. Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Denver, Denver Posse of The Westerners: 1971

Seller ID: 006907

Condition: Very Good+


First-Hand Account of Hayden's 1854-55 Missouri River Expedition. The F. V. Hayden Letters to S. F. Baird. Exclusive: First Time in Print. 72 pp. Glossy magazine cover. Light wear to edges, corners bent. Interior tight, clean. Magazine in VG+ condition. View more info

ROCKY MOUNTAINS ADVENTURES, Bristling with Animated Details of Fearful Fights of American Hunters with Savage Indians, Mexican Rancheros, and Beasts of Prey

By: Bryant, Edwin

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Co: 1885

Edition: Arlington Edition

Seller ID: 004294

Condition: Good


"Awful fate of hundreds of overland emigrants amid the snow drifts of the Truckee Peaks, from whence half-frozen men, women, and children were carried over slippery cliffs, lashed to the backs of their gallant rescuers." Also, a "full account" of "The Bear Conquest of California". 452 pp. plus 4 pages of book advertisements. Decorative front cover with Arlington Edition written along cover. Spine faded. Title illegible. Spine ends rubbed/fraying. ... View more info

AMERICAN FURNITURE FROM THE FIRST COLONIES TO WORLD WAR I

By: Butler, Joseph T.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, Triune Books: 1973

Inscription: Gift Inscription By Author

Seller ID: 006135

ISBN: 085674011X

Condition: Very Good


A detailed guide to all American regional styles from the early Colonies to World War I - illustrated with 240 pictures, 40 in full color. Gift inscription by author on front free endpaper. 144 pp. Yellow cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. DJ in Good condition with rubbing and chipping to edges, tears to corners, dirt smudges and some fading. Cover corners and edges are lightly rubbed, spine ends are bumped with creasing down joints. Interior is tight and c... View more info

REPORT ON THE COMMITTEE ON INDIAN AFFAIRS, WHO WERE INSTRUCTED, BY A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, TO INQUIRE INTO THE EXPEDIENCY OF REPEALING THE ACT OF MAKING PROVISION FOR THE CIVILIZATION OF THE INDIAN TRIBES...

By: Calhoun, J. C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1824

Seller ID: 006846

Condition: Very Good-


...Adjoining the Frontier Settlements of the United States, &c, &c. 8th Congress, 1st Session, Doc. [92]. March 23, 1824. Read: Ordered that it lie upon the table. 5 pp. Fold-out table of "Statement in relation to Establishments in the Indian country, for the purpose of civilizing the Indians." Government document bound in gray stiff paper wrap. Document pages are browning, foxed, but text is still easily legible. Document in VG- condition. View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, TRANSMITTING A REPORT OF THE BREVET OFFICERS IN THE SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES WITH THE REASON FOR SUCH DISTINCTION.

By: Calhoun, J. C., Secretary of War

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1822

Seller ID: 003323

Condition: Good


March 14, 1822 on front page of document. First page reads: Department of War, 13th March, 1822. Sir: Pursuant to a resolution of the House of Representatives directing the Secretary of War to state "the names and grade of the officers now in the army of the United States, who hold brevet commissions; distinguishing those brevetted for gallant conduct in battle, from those brevetted for other causes: stating the cause in each case;" I have the honor to transmit, ... View more info

ARTICLE ON WOMAN SUFFRAGE INTRODUCED IN UNITED STATES SENATE

By: Catron, Hon. Thomas B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1916

Seller ID: 005344

Condition: Good


Included in the speech is the failure of women to vote when given the ballot, taxation and woman suffrage, prohibition, wage-earning women, feminism and socialism, and opinions of eminent men against woman suffrage. Hon. Catron was a Senator from the State of New Mexico. 16 pp. Document has significant browning and some foxing, but text is not affected. Page edges are chipped and some corners are ripped/missing. Some ink stains on pages. Previous owner's name is on... View more info

MOHAWK VALLEY TALES

By: Chalmers II, Harvey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, NY, Mac Printing Co.:

Seller ID: 006215

Condition: Very Good


88 pp. Stories about the Mohawk Valley, New York. Trade paperback with rubbed corners and edges, dirt smudges, light browning to edges, some creasing to spine. Memoriam plate on front inside cover. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

THE IRVINE RANCH

By: Cleland, Robert Glass

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Marino, California, The Huntington Library: 1978

Seller ID: 006345

ISBN: 0873280229

Condition: Very Good


Revised with an Epilogue by Robert V. Hine. "The colorful history of the Irvine Ranch -- from the days of the Gabrieleno Indians, through the days of Spanish and Mexican government, to the ownership and administration of four generations of the Irvine family. The ranch was a combination of three large land grants which went, wholly or in part, into the making of the Irvine property. Dr. Cleland tells the history of these grants and provides reproductions of old maps ... View more info

COMMERCE AND NAVIGATION: REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY...A Report from the Register of the Treasury...for the Year ending June 30, 1854.

By: Congress

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, A. O. P. Nicholson: 1854

Seller ID: 003460

Condition: Good


Contents (Statements) include: Exports of domestic produce; Exports and Imports of foreign merchandise; Tonnage of American and foreign vessels entered and cleared; Statistical view of the commerce of the United States and each State and Territory; Number and class of vessels built during the year 1854 and Number and class of vessels built from 1815 to 1854. Embossed brown covers. ex-mus. label on spine. Frayed at spine top edge. Otherwise exterior is Good+. Ex-lib. book... View more info

REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY...COMMERCE AND NAVIGATION OF THE UNITED STATES for the Year ending June 30, 1857

By: Congress

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, A. O. P. Nicholson: 1857

Seller ID: 003461

Condition: Good


Contents (Statements) include: Exports of domestic produce; Exports and Imports of foreign merchandise; Tonnage of American and foreign vessels entered and cleared; Statistical view of the commerce of the United States and each State and Territory; Number and class of vessels built during the year 1857 and Number and class of vessels built from 1815 to 1857. ex.mus. paper label on spine. embossed brown covers. exterior is Good. Corner "tips" rubbed to boards. Spi... View more info

RESOLUTION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA APPROVING OF THE DECLARATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES IN FAVOR OF THE CAUSE OF LIBERTY

By: Congress

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1824

Seller ID: 004342

Condition: Very Good


18th Congress. 1st Session. May 3, 1824. "...That the magnanimous declaration of the President of the United States, in defence of the cause of liberty in this western hemisphere, meets the entire approbation of the General Assembly of this Commonwealth. That, whilst the allied sovereigns have manifested a determination that no free government shall exist in the eastern hemisphere, it has afforded us the highest gratification to observe the President of the United St... View more info

APPROPRIATIONS FOR CLAIMS OF COLORED SAILORS AND SOLDIERS 1871

By: Congress

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1871

Seller ID: 004872

Condition: Very Good


Letter From THE SECRETARY OF THE WAR, In Relation To The omission of the last Congress to appropriate money for the payment of claims of colored soldiers and sailors during the fiscal year of 1871-72. Wm. W. Belknap, Secretary of War. 1871. 3 pages. Letter from the Commissioner Bureau Refugees,Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, O.O. Howard. "By some misunderstanding the last Congress cut off $100,000 from my estimate, on account of payment of bounties and other claims o... View more info

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO WHICH WAS REFERRED SO MUCH OF THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE AS RELATES TO THE SLAVE TRADE

By: Congress

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1821

Seller ID: 005228

Condition: Good +


A report of the Secretary of State, and enclosed documents, relating to the negotiation for the suppression of the Slave Trade. Read, and ordered to lie upon the table, February 9, 1821. Disbound government document. 88 pp. Hole (silverfish?) on side edge going in 1/2" of side margin, but ends well before text. Water stains, browning and minor foxing, but does not interfere with the text. Residue from book spine remains on side of document. Overall document in... View more info

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...

By: Congress

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1820

Seller ID: 006072

Condition: Good+


...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 ... View more info

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT AND DIRECTORS OF THE WASHINGTON CANAL COMPANY

By: Congress

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1825

Seller ID: 006395

Condition: Very Good


18th Congress, 2d Session, Document No. 102. February 24, 1825. Read: Ordered that is be laid upon the table. 4 pp. Disbound government document. Chipping along spine edge. Corner creased. Paper is lightly browning/foxing. Document in VG condition. View more info

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO WHOM WAS REFERRED SO MUCH OF THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE, OF THE 7TH OF DECEMBER LAST, AS RELATES TO THE SUPPRESSION OF THE SLAVE TRADE

By: Congress

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1825

Seller ID: 006710

Condition: Very Good-


18th Congress, 2nd Session, Doc. No. 70. February 16, 1825. Read, and committed to the committee of the whole House on the state of the Union. "With great promptitude, and in accordance with this agreement, such an act was passed, declaring the African slave trade to be piracy, and annexing to it the penalty denounced against this crime by the common law of nations." 25 pp. Disbound government document, string-tied together with white paper cover over spine. Docu... View more info

HEARINGS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON INDUSTRIAL ARTS AND EXPOSITIONS, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SIXTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION ON H. J. RES. 199, OBSERVANCE OF THE BICENTENNIAL OF THE BIRTHDAY OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

By: Congress

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1924

Seller ID: 007401

Condition: Good+


Bicentennial of the Birthday of George Washington. April 21, 1924. 39 pp. Government document. Paper covers with staple binding. Front cover is wrinkled and creased, small pencil marks along edge, top corner bumped and creased throughout. Pages are tanned along edges, back cover is also slightly wrinkled. Interior is clean, no marks. Document in Good+ to VG- condition. View more info

MONUMENT TO GEN. ANTHONY WAYNE AND LEGION AND DEFIANCE, OHIO. HEARINGS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON THE LIBRARY, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SIXTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION ON H. J. RES. 99.

By: Congress

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1925

Seller ID: 007412

Condition: Very Good-


A Joint Resolution Authorizing the Erection of a Monument to Gen. Anthony Wayne and Legion at Defiance, Ohio, Markers for Fort Site and Retaining Walls to Prevent Erosion at the Confluence of the Maumee and Auglaize Rivers. January 20, 1925. 8 pp. Six fold-out maps. Paper covers with black title lettering on front, staple binding. Covers are creased and bent along edges and corners, some chipping, back cover is dirty and quite creased, corners bumped and bent. Minor soil... View more info