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THE QUARTERLY REGISTER OF CURRENT HISTORY, NOVEMBER 1891 (Vol. I, No. 4)

By: Johnson, Alfred S. (ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Detroit, The Evening News Association: 1891

Seller ID: 007178

Condition: Good


Articles include details about International Affairs, Affairs in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America. Special illustration and biography about Thomas Edison, with b/w photograph as frontispiece. pp. 345-472. Tan paper covers with advertisement on back. Many pages of advertisements at both beginning and conclusion of magazine. Front cover has been separated from rest of magazine and has chipping, tears, creased corners and dirt smudges. Back cover is nearly separated and ha... View more info

MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES COMMUNICATING THE ONLY PAPER THAT HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO HIM RELATING TO THE PROCEEDINGS TO WHICH IT REFERS IN THE STATE OF GEORGIA

By: Johnson, Andrew

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1868

Seller ID: 005734

Condition: Very Good


40th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 57. Read, referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and ordered to be printed, May 21, 1868. Documents the constitution of the state of Georgia. 19 pp. Disbound government document. Pages are starting to separate, and are slightly browning along edges. Otherwise document in VG condition. View more info

MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, RETURNING TO THE SENATE THE BILL ENTITLED "AN ACT FOR THE ADMISSION OF THE STATE OF COLORADO INTO THE UNION," WITH HIS OBJECTIONS TO ITS BECOMING A LAW

By: Johnson, Andrew

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1866

Seller ID: 006298

Condition: Very Good +


39th Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 45. May 16, 1866 -- Read, ordered to lie on the table and be printed. 4 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine edge. Some mild creasing to page edges. Document in VG+ condition. View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, IN ANSWER TO A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF THE 4TH INSTANT, CALLING FOR INFORMATION RELATING TO THE ATTEMPT OF SANTA ANNA AND ORTEGA TO ORGANIZE ARMED EXPEDITIONS WITHIN THE UNITED STATES...

By: Johnson, Andrew

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1866

Seller ID: 006723

Condition: Very Good


...for the Overthrow of the National Government of the Republic of Mexico. 39th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 17. December 20, 1866. -- Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed. 179 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine edge, with some creasing. Browning to page edges. Light foxing spots, some pages are creased at bottom. Document in VG condition. View more info

JULIA, DEATH VALLEY'S YOUNGEST VICTIM

By: Johnson, LeRoy and Jean

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Roseville, MN, LeRoy and Jean Johnson: 1981

Seller ID: 005339

Condition: Very Good


Story about the death of a young infant while traveling through Death Valley. 20 pp. Card stock paper wraps are in Good condition with corners and edges rubbed, dirt smudges on back cover, and remainder of price sticker on back cover corner. Errata stamp on back inside cover. Interior is tight and clean. Pamphlet is in VG condition. View more info

AN ADDRESS DELIVERED BEFORE THE CONFEDERATE SURVIVORS' ASSOCIATION, IN AUGUSTA, GEORGIA

By: Jones Jr., Col. Charles C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Augusta, Georgia, M. M. Hill & Co., Steam Brook and Job Printers: 1880

Seller ID: 005250

Condition: Very Good


At its second annual meeting, on Memorial Day, April 26th, 1880. Printed by order of the Association. Copy sent with compliments of the author. 9 pp. Original paper wraps have chipped edges, water stains at the bottom of the page, and edges are browned. Crease-fold in the middle of the document. Interior is tight, clean and in VG condition. View more info

THE EVOLUTION OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND HISTORY OF THE MONROE DOCTRINE

By: Kasson, John A.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1904

Seller ID: 005572

Condition: Very Good++


273 pp. Maroon covers with gilt lettering on spine. Gilt top page edge, other page edges are uncut. Ex. museum with bookplate and identification numbers on inside front cover, and numbers on publish date page. Covers are in excellent condition with very minor rubbing to corners and spine edges, and dampstains (?) on bottom of front cover. Front hinge broken. Interior is tight and clean. Book is in Very Good++ condition, particularly for its age. View more info

NARRATIVE OF AN EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCE OF ST. PETER'S RIVER, LAKE WINNEPEEK, LAKE OF THE WOODS, &c.

By: Keating, William H., A.M. &c.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Ross & Haines, Inc.: 1959

Seller ID: 006107

Condition: Very Good+


Performed in the year 1823, by order of the Hon. J. C. Calhoun, Secretary of War, under the command of Stephen H. Long, U.S.T.E. Compiled from the notes of Major Long, Messrs. Say, Keating, & Calhoun. Facsimilie reprint of the report in One Volume. Volume I: 458 pages. Volume II: 248 pages. Appendix with Vocabulary of Indian Languages. Red cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Light rubbing to corners, edges, and spine ends. Some small stains to page edges. ... View more info

CAMPAIGNING WITH CROOK

By: King, Captain Charles U.S.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1967

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 004293

Condition: Very Good+


The Western Frontier Library. Very Good."Covers the activities of the Fifth Cavalry before joining Crook's force, including the fight on the War Bonnet, which succeeded in turning a large group of Cheyennes back to the Red Cloud Agency and prevented their joining Sitting Bull. It was on the War Bonnet that King witnessed Buffalo Bill Cody's famous fight with Yellow Hand, which he recounts in detail. 165 pp. including two pages of other Western Frontier Library Books.... View more info

CHIPPEWA INDIANS OF YESTERDAY AND TODAY

By: Levi, Sister M. Carolissa

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Pageant Press, Inc.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007452

Condition: Good+


"The Chippewa Indians are the greatest of the vast tribes that settled the Midwestern plains, establishing a rich, highly developed culture. This is the tribe that produced such chiefs as Pontiac, Tecumseh and Sitting Bull; the tribe that greeted Captain John Smith, the tribe immortalized in Longfellow's 'Hiawatha.'" Illustrated by Peter Whitebird, Chippewa Indian. 385 pages with index. Related ephemera: newspaper clipping from unknown paper announcing the second... View more info

WITH MALICE TOWARD NONE: THE SECOND INAUGURAL ADDRESS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, Philip C. Duschnes: 1938

Seller ID: 005314

Condition: Good


Reprint of Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural address to the nation. Five hundred copies were printed for the friends of Philip & Fanny Dusches at the Walpole Printing Office in Mount Vernon, New York in December 1938. Black/white illustration of Lincoln's bust by John Randolph after the bust by Saint Gaudens. 7 pp. Interior document separated from stiff paper wraps. Water damage to bottom of cover and bottom of interior, and torn front cover corner. Overall docume... View more info

... A CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND THE AUTHORITIES OF GREAT BRITAIN AND FRANCE, IN RELATION TO THE RECENT REMOVAL OF CERTAIN CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THE BRITISH MAIL-STEAMER TRENT

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1862

Seller ID: 005983

Condition: Very Good


"... by order of Captain Wilkes, in command of the United States war-steamer San Jacinto." Message of the President of the United States. 37th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 8. Read and ordered to be printed. On motion by Mr. Sumner that the message be referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations -- ordered, that the futher consideration thereof be postponed to, and be the special order for Thursday next, the 9th instant, at one o'clock. Januar... View more info

MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A COPY OF THE TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND HER BRITANNIC MAJESTY FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1862

Seller ID: 006741

Condition: Very Good


37th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 57. June 10, 1862 -- Read, referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations, and ordered to be printed. Copy of treaty between the United States and the United Kingdom to outlaw the slave trade conducted on the coast of Africa. 15 pp. Disbound government document. Creasing, small chips to spine edge. Pages are browning along edge, some foxing marks, top corner is creased. Document in VG condition. Scarce. View more info

THE LINCOLN IDEALS: HIS PERSONALITY AND PRINCIPLES AS REFLECTED IN HIS OWN WORDS

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., The Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission: 1959

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 006857

Condition: Very Good+


"In this booklet, a topical approach has been employed. The quotations are divided into eight broad subjects, covering, as nearly as possible, Lincoln's life and career." 49 pp. White paper pamphlet with seal of the Abraham Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission seal on front. Mild creasing to spine near staple binding, otherwise pamphlet is crisp and clean. Included is original envelope that the pamphlet was mailed in to the receiver. View more info

MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING AN ADDRESS OF A COMMITTEE OF THE "EAST TENNESSEE RELIEF ASSOCIATION" ON THE CONDITION AND WANTS OF THE PEOPLE OF EAST TENNESSEE, AND RECOMMENDING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A RAILROAD...

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1864

Seller ID: 006983

Condition: Very Good-


...From Knoxville to Cincinnati, By Way of Central Kentucky, as a Measure of Relief to Those People, and of Military Importance. 38th Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 40. April 28, 1864. -- Read, ordered to lie on the table and be printed. Discussion of General Sherman's march through Tennessee during the Civil War. 8 pp. Disbound government document. Creasing and chipping to spine edge. First and last page are starting to separate from rest of document. Pages... View more info

ABRAHAM LINCOLN: HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL WRITINGS NOW BROUGHT TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME

By: Lincoln, Abraham (Preface by Paul M. Angle)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kingsport, Tennessee, Kingsport Press, Inc.: 1947

Edition: Privately Printed

Seller ID: 006130

Condition: Very Good


Prefaced with an introductory comment by Paul M. Angle. "This collection of the principal autobiographical writings of Abraham Lincoln provides for the general reader a new and absorbing insight into Lincoln's mind and heart." Limited edition of 1,250 copies. 63 pp. Brown tweed covers with gilt inlay on front and green/gilt title box on spine. Board corners and edges are lightly rubbed, spine ends are bumped. Gilt top page edge. Interior is tight and clean... View more info

A HISTORICAL SKETCH OF BATSTO, NEW JERSEY

By: Lippincott, Bertram

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Batsto, New Jersey, Batsto Citizens Committee: 1981

Seller ID: 007398

Condition: Very Good-


Reprint of 1933 edition. 1,000 copies reprinted by Batsto Citizens Committee. 16 pp. Rust stiff paper covers with light wear to edges and corners, minor creasing to spine, small price sticker remains adhered on front cover. Interior is clean, tight. Document in VG- to VG condition. View more info

EARL MORRIS & SOUTHWESTERN ARCHAEOLOGY

By: Lister, Florence C. And Robert H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, The University of New Mexico Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005960

Condition: Very Good +


"The life of Earl Halstead Morris (1889-1956) coincides with the great period of scientific interest in the prehistory of the San Juan Drainage of New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Arizona." 204 pages with index. Decorative white cloth covers with image of Morris on front and ruins on back. DJ in VG- condition with chipping/small tears to top edge and top spine, small tears to corners, some dirt spots, browning throughout. Cover corners are lightly bumped, spine... View more info

WICHITA CENTURY: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF WICHITA, KANSAS 1870-1970

By: Long, R. M. "Dick"

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Wichita, Kansas, The Wichita Historical Museum Association, Inc.: 1969

Seller ID: 007214

Condition: Very Good-


"This book gives the highlights of an era which opens with the early settlers listening to the thunder of stampeding buffalo. It closes with the residents of today watching and hearing in their own living rooms the thunder of a rocket sending men to walk on the moon." 272 pp. Red faux leather covers with gilt images and title on front, gilt title on spine. Cover corners are bumped, edges rubbed, scuffing and wear to cover faces, edges dirty, spine is creased, sma... View more info

DESCRIPTION OF FIRST IN PEACE. (WITH KEY PLATE.) REPRESENTING THE ARRIVAL OF GEN'L GEORGE WASHINGTON AT THE BATTERY, NEW YORK, APRIL 23, 1789, PREVIOUS TO HIS INAUGURATION AS THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, APRIL 30, 1789.

By: Lossing, Benson J. (author); A. Rivey (artist); John C. McRae (engraver)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Joseph Laing, Engraver & Print Publisher:

Seller ID: 006918

Condition: Good+


Painted by A. Rivey, Paris, from a Cartoon by H. Brueckner. Engraved on Steel by John C. McRae. Article "First in Peace" written by Benson J. Lossing. 8 pp. Two page outline key plate showing names of key figures within the painting. Gray paper covers. Cover corners are chipped and missing, edges chipped, cover edges are browning, some dirt marks, spine ends are creased. Tearing along spine, front covers loose. Interior pages are browning, creasing to corners, te... View more info