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LOS CHICANOS: AN AWAKENING PEOPLE

By: Haddox, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: El Paso, Texas Western Press: 1970

Seller ID: 005890

Condition: Very Good


Southwestern Studies Monograph No. 28. The University of Texas at El Paso. The Story in Ten Pictures by Jose Cisneros. 44 pp. Decorative paper wraps. Cover corners are bent and rubbed. Interior is tight and clean. Pamphlet in VG condition. View more info

POSTAL MARKINGS OF THE UNITED STATES 1847-1851

By: Hahn, Mannel (ed.)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Chicago, William R. Stewart: 1938

Seller ID: 005356

Condition: Very Good+


A series of compliations, from the records preserved in the Magazine, of various postal markings. 42 pp. Errata slip bound in. Original blue paper wraps with very faint gilt lettering on front. Corners bumped. Some pencil markings on internal pages. Document in Very Good+ condition. Very scarce. View more info

THE CONFLICT OVER JUDICIAL POWERS In the United States to 1870

By: Haines, Charles Grove

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Published By Author: 1909

Seller ID: 003343

Condition: Good to Good+


Part of author's Doctoral Thesis. Cover reads:Submitted in Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Faculty of Political Science Columbia University. Under his name: "Sometime George William Curtis Fellow in Columbia University Professor of History and Political Science, Ursinus College." 180 pp. plus VITA. Most pages uncut. ex.-mus. stamp and numbers on front cover. mildly soiled and fading around edges. Back cover's b... View more info

STATE SOVEREIGNTY. REBELLION AGAINST THE UNITED STATES BY THE PEOPLE OF A STATE IS ITS POLITICAL SUICIDE.

By: Hamilton, James A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Baker & Godwin, Printers: 1862

Seller ID: 006772

Condition: Good


Published by the Emancipation League in the City of New York. "It is proposed to discuss these great propositions with candor, and in a manner, it is hoped, which will tend to impress upon the public mind such clear views in relation thereto as that the arts of party politicians and demagogues may never again, by exciting feelings of State pride, sap the foundation of the people's loyalty to their Government of the United States." 32 pp. Disbound document. Residu... View more info

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THE HANDY WAR BOOK

By: Hannaford, Lieut. E.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Springfield, Ohio, Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick: 1898

Seller ID: 005547

Condition: Good


A New Book of Important and Authentic Information and Statistics on the Many Subjects Related to the Present War, Such as Size, Population, Climate, Commerce and Resources of the Islands Concerned in the Spanish-American Conflict, with Many Other Facts Which Readers of War News Should Have. Pictures of U.S. War Vessels and a Classification and Description of the Various Ships in Navies of Spain and America, with Definitions of Naval Terms Used in Press Dispatches. 82 p... View more info

AMERICAN LEADING CASES: BEING SELECT DECISIONS OF AMERICAN COURTS, IN SEVERAL DEPARTMENTS OF LAW; WITH ESPECIAL REFERENCE TO MERCANTILE LAW. WITH NOTES. VOL. I

By: Hare, J. I. Clark and H. B. Wallace

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, T. & J. W. Johnson & Co.: 1857

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 006252

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-


Fourth Edition, Enlarged and Improved. With Additional Notes and References to American Decisions, by J. I. Clark Hare and J. W. Wallace. 778 pp. Leather covers with red and black title bars on spine. Covers in Fair condition as they are very dirty with rubbing and tears to faces, corners are bent, corners and edges are rubbed (some places to boards), spine ends are bent. Front hinge broken. Previous owner's name written on front inside cover, with ink stains on front fr... View more info

REPORTS OF CASES DETERMINED IN THE COURT OF CHANCERY, OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN

By: Harrington, E. Burke

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Detroit, Bagg and Harmon: 1845

Seller ID: 006105

Condition: Good


Cases argued and determined in the Court of Chancery, for the state of Michigan. Elon Farnsworth, Chancellor. "The volume which is now presented to the public contains all the decisions made by the Hon. Elon Farnsworth while acting as Chancellor, which have been preserved." 479 pages with index. Leather covers with title bars and gilt lettering on spine. Covers very worn with bumped and rubbed corners, wear and stains to leather, edges rubbed, tears to cover... View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING LETTER OF SECRETARY OF STATE ACCOMPANIED BY CERTAIN CORRESPONDENCE IN REGARD TO THE SEIZURE OF THE SCHOONER REBECCA BY THE MEXICAN CUSTOMS AUTHORITIES AT TAMPICA IN FEBRUARY, 1884

By: Harrison, Benjamin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1890

Seller ID: 005280

Condition: Good


51st Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives Ex. Doc. No. 328. Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, April 16, 1890. 52 pp. Disbound government document. Paper is brown from age. Silverfish holes along spine edge and top corner, but does not interfere with text. Small tear on the back page edge. Famous Americans include James G. Blaine, Department of State. Overall document in Good condition. View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, COMMUNICATING, IN ANSWER TO A SENATE RESOLUTION OF NOVEMBER 13, 1877, INFORMATION IN RELATION TO THE CAUSE AND PROBABLE COST OF THE LATE NEZ PERCES WAR

By: Hayes, Rutherford B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1878

Seller ID: 006577

Condition: Good+


45th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 14. January 18, 1878.--Read, referred to the Committee on Military Affairs, and ordered to be printed. 10 pp. Disbound government document. Spine edge is creased and has chipping. Front and last pages of document are nearly separated from rest of document. Pages are browning along edges, some foxing spots. Document in Good+ condition. View more info

The Reader's Advisor: An Annotated Guide to the Best in Print in Literature, Biographies, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Bibles, Classics, Drama, Poetry, Fiction, Science, Philosophy, Travel, History,

By: Hoffman, Hester R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, R.R. Bowker: 1964

Edition: 10th Edition, Revised and Enlarged.

Seller ID: 004544

Condition: Good


1292 pp. including index. Blue covers with white lettering on front cover and spine. Spine's top edge, small piece fraying. Overall covers are Good or better. ex. library markings on title page. Front endpaper with library pocket residue? Previous owner's name: Ed Woodworth stamped. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. Thick book. Could require extra postage. View more info

AMERICAN PANORAMA - WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI

By: Holiday Magazine Book

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 1960

Seller ID: 002487

Condition: Very Good+ to Near Fine


Portraits of the 24 states west of the Mississippi, written by different well-known authors. View more info

GREAT RIVER: THE RIO GRANDE IN NORTH AMERICAN HISTORY (TWO VOLUMES)

By: Horgan, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Company: 1954

Seller ID: 006074

Condition: Very Good-


Two volumes: Vol. 1: Indians and Spain. Pages 1-447. Missing DJ. Black cloth covers with faded gilt lettering on spine. Light rubbing to cover corners, some minor scuffing on back. Interior tight and clean. Vol. 2: Mexico and the United States. Pages 453-1020. Missing DJ. Black cloth covers with faded gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are lightly bumped, minor scuffing on back, brown small spots on front cover. Interior tight and clean. Books in VG- condit... View more info

JANETTE TAYLOR, ET AL, MEMORIAL of Janette Taylor, et al., Representatives of John Paul Jones.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $60.00

Publisher: 1836

Seller ID: 003531

Condition: Very Good


"The petition of Janette Taylor, of the city of New York, on behalf of herself and the other representatives of John Paul Jones, formerly a captain in the navy of the United States." Doc. No.19. 24th Congress, 2d Session. House of Representatives. Janette Taylor, one of "ten co-heirs at the death of John Paul Jones". writes a 8 page letter with a history of Jones' service to his country and "humbly prays that your honorable bodies will take under thei... View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A COPY OF TWO TREATIES BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND THE KING OF THE BELGIANS IN RELATION TO THE SCHELDT DUES, &c.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1865

Seller ID: 004316

Condition: Very Good-


Treaty with the King of the Belgians. 38th Congress. 2d Sess. House of Representatives. Ex. Doc. No. 19. January 9, 1865.--Referred to the Committee of Ways and Means and ordered to be printed. "Convention between the United States of America and His Majesty The King of the Belgians, dated at Brussels, May 20, 1863; Ratified March 6, 1864; Exchanged June 24, 1864; Proclaimed by the President (Abraham Lincoln) November 18, 1864." 11 pp. Written in both English and... View more info

NATIONAL FOUNDRY

By: House of Representatives

Price: $28.00

Publisher: 1843

Seller ID: 004442

Condition: Very Good


27th Congress, 3d Session. Ho.of Reps. No. 229. Select Committee To Inquire Into The Propriety Of Establishing A National Foundry for the purpose of fabricating ordnance of various kinds, suitable to the wants of the general Government... February 23, 1843. 351 pages. Tables and foldout. Disbound. Mild foxing in areas otherwise the document is Very Good. View more info

PASSENGERS ARRIVED IN THE UNITED STATES, FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES, IN 1842. LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE...

By: House of Representatives

Price: $80.00

Publisher: 1843

Seller ID: 004886

Condition: Good


Transmitting A statement of passengers arrived in the United States, from foreign countries, during the year 1842. Disbound but intact. 33 pp. 27th Congress, 3d Session. Doc. No. 177. Ho.of Reps. State Dept. First page from Department of State, Washington, February 22, 1843 to the Speaker of the House of Representatives. "Sir: I have the honor to transmit, herewith, statements showing the number and designation of the passengers who have arrived from foreign countrie... View more info

TREATY OF SAN LORENZO EL REAL 1829

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gales & Seaton: 1829

Seller ID: 005022

Condition: Very Good


Letter from The Secretary of State Transmitting Copies of certain letters of Andrew Ellicot, Commissioner &c. relating to the head or source of St. Mary's River. 20th Congress. 2nd Session. House of Representatives. Executive. Doc. No. 96. "The Secretary of State...to communicate to the House the following letters of Andrew Ellicot, The Commissioner of the United States for carrying into effect the treaty of San Lorenzo el Real of the 27th of October, 1795 between H... View more info

GOLD MINES EAST OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS

By: House of Representatives

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1867

Seller ID: 005465

Condition: Very Good


Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, enclosing report of James W. Taylor, special commissioner for the collection of statistics upon gold and silver mining east of the Rocky Mountains. 39th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 92. Referred to the Committee on Mines and Mining and ordered to be printed. February 15, 1867. Famous Americans in document include H. McCulloch, Secretary of the Treasury; Hon. Schuyler Colfax, Speaker of the Hou... View more info

CLAIMS OF CITIZENS OF FLORIDA

By: House of Representatives

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1829

Seller ID: 005668

Condition: Good+


20th Congress, 2d Session, Rep. No. 99, House of Representatives. Read and referred to the Committee of the Whole House to which is committed the bill (H.R. No 385) for the relief of inhabitants of the Territory of Florida. February 26, 1829. "Mr. Everett, from the Committee of Foreign Affairs, to which was referred of claims of citizens of Florida, for losses sustained by the operations of the American Army in 1812, 1813, and 1814, made the following report...... View more info

ADDITIONAL LAND FOR THE MOAPA INDIANS IN NEVADA

By: House of Representatives

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1902

Seller ID: 005738

Condition: Good


Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting copy of a report from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs relative to the necessity of additional land for the Moapa indians in Nevada. 57th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Document No. 65. Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs and ordered to be printed, December 5, 1902. 4 pp. Fold-out map of the Moapa River Indian Reservation. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along... View more info