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La Photographie en Amérique. Traité Complet de Photographie Pratique

by Liébert, Alphonse (1827-1913)

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Published
1884
Condition
Original red cloth. VG
Edition
Fourth editioin
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$750.00

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Paris: B. Tignol, éditeur, 1884. Fourth editioin. with 7 full page illustrations including a photogravure seated portrait of the author as frontispiece, four full page card inserts at p. 80, each containing three mounted carbon photographs illustrating various lighting options (the cards are slightly bowed as usual). another full page card insert containing two mounted woodburytypes illustrating before and… Read more
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Echoes from the Hills. A Book of Poems

by Yancey, Bessie Woodson (1882-1958)

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Published
1939
Condition
Purple cloth. About fine
Edition
First edition
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$250.00

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Washington, D.C.: Associated Publishers, Inc, 1939. First edition. 62pp. 8vo. Purple cloth. About fine. First edition. 62pp. 8vo. Yancey (1882-1958) was a school teacher and the sister of historian and Howard University Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Carter G. Woodson, who was second African American after W.E.B. Du Bois to receive PH.D at Harvard. … Read more
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African Game Trails. An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist

by Roosevelt, Theodore

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Published
1910
Condition
Original cloth, titles and elephant head in gilt, t.e.g., others uncut. Very good plus (spine a bit faded)
Edition
First trade edition, issue with Scribner's seal on verso of titl
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$450.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910. First trade edition, issue with Scribner's seal on verso of title (published simultaneously with subscriber's edition). Illustrated frontispiece portrait, map, numerous photographs and drawings. xv, [i], 529 pp. 1 vols. Thick 8vo. Original cloth, titles and elephant head in gilt, t.e.g., others uncut. Very good plus (spine a bit faded). First… Read more
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Captain Ben's Book. A Record of Things which happened to Capt. Benjamin J. Willard, [Maine] pilot & stevedore, during 60 years on Sea & Land, as related by Himself

by [Willard, Benjamin J.

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Published
1895
Condition
Publisher's blue cloth gilt. Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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Portland Me: Lakeside Press, Engravers, Printers, and Binders, 1895. First Edition. Frontispiece portrait, illus. 204pp. 8vo. Publisher's blue cloth gilt. Very Good. First Edition. Frontispiece portrait, illus. 204pp. 8vo. Chapters include: "In Which a Sword-Fish is Harpooned," "Deep-Sea Fishing," "In Which All Manner of Fish is Sought, from Sea Serpent to Mackerel," "A Cruise for Sea Serpent,", "A… Read more
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Days Afield on Staten Island

by (Staten Island) Davis, William T.

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1892
Condition
Original blue cloth
Edition
First edition
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$250.00

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[n.p.: privately printed, 1892. First edition. 12mo. Original blue cloth. First edition. 12mo. RARE. " A few of the pages that compose this volume appeared in the short lived periodical, The Staten Island Magazine..." his companions of these sojourns were Charles W. Leng and Louis P. Gratacap.
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Together of Forfeit Freedom

by Johnson, Robert Wood, II

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Published
1947
Condition
Black cloth. Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$300.00

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New York: Doubleday, 1947. First edition. Line decorations by Bernice Jamieson. 271pp. 8vo. Black cloth. Very Good. First edition. Line decorations by Bernice Jamieson. 271pp. 8vo. Inscribed by Johnson, Charmans of the Baord of Johnson and Johnson to Gov. Charles Edison, son of Thoas Alva Edison: "Charlie, tell me your criticisms, Rob.
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By-Laws of Mutual Fire Hook and Ladder Company No. 1

by (Firefighting)

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Published
1831
Condition
Stitched in contemporary marbled wrappers. Fine
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$450.00

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New York: Piercy & Co. Printers. No. 72 Bowery, 1831. 11pp. 12mo 61/4 x 4 inches. Stitched in contemporary marbled wrappers. Fine. 11pp. 12mo 61/4 x 4 inches. UNRECORDED. Hook & Ladder Company No. 1 was established during British rule, on July 10, 1772. After many of its volunteer members marched off to fight in the Revolution,… Read more
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Our First Fifty Years 1927-1977. Hiawatha Sportsman's Club. Engadine, Michigan

by (Hiawatha Sportsman's Club)

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Published
1977
Condition
Original green buckram. Fine. Rare
Edition
First edition
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$225.00

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[Newberry, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1977. First edition. illustrated after photographs, maps, vignette title page. 120pp. 8vo. Original green buckram. Fine. Rare. First edition. illustrated after photographs, maps, vignette title page. 120pp. 8vo.
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The Quarterly Anti-Slavery Magazine. Vol. 1 No.1-No. VIII

by [Wright, Elizur, Jr, editor]

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Published
1837
Condition
Half contemporary calf, upper board detached, else Very Good
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$750.00

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[New York: American Anti-Slavery Society], 1837. [iii]-viii, 452pp. W/O General title, but else complete. 8vo. Half contemporary calf, upper board detached, else Very Good. [iii]-viii, 452pp. W/O General title, but else complete. 8vo.
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Nashville, Tenn: Haley & Florida, 1896. Second Printing of first edition. Frontispiece of Staue of Liberty. with photographss and illus. xiv, 640pp. LOSS OF TEXT at pp. 581 and 582 with facsimile laid in. 4to. Publisher's brown cloth, stamped in black and gold decoration, floral decorated endpapers. Spine laid down. Second Printing of first edition. Frontispiece of Staue… Read more
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image of A Collection of Tables I. A table shewing the value of any number of pounds, shillings and pence in dollars and cents, from one cent to ten thousand dollars. II. A table of the weight and value of coins as they now pass in the respective states of the union, with their sterling and federal value. III. A table of the money of the United States. IV. Tables of interest at six and seven per cent. per annum. With several other useful tables. Calculated by Joseph Lippincott

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Philadelphia: Printed by Benjamin Johnson, 1792. First Edition. 46pp. 12mo. Later quarter purple calf and marbled boards. Some water staining to t.p. and first several leaves. Bookplate of Historical Society of Pa, with release stamp. First Edition. 46pp. 12mo. Evans, 24477; ESTC W37436; Not in Kress
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Weston Lock on the Delaware and Raritan Canal, August 1906, Afternoon

by Brunner, John A.

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Published
1906
Condition
Framed and glazed
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1906. Watercolor on paper. image size 12 x 19 inches, overall frame size 21 x 28 inches. Framed and glazed. Watercolor on paper. image size 12 x 19 inches, overall frame size 21 x 28 inches. NEW JERSEY: Canal and Lock Scene , 1906. John A. Brunner (1868-1948) was born in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. His early… Read more
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An Essay on Slavery and Abolitionism, with reference to the Duty of American Females

by Beecher, Catharine E.

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Published
1837
Condition
Original cloth , with small rubbing at head of spine and some loss just below. A nice tight copy
Edition
Second edition
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$500.00

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Philadelphia: Henry Perkins, 1837. Second edition. 151pp. Printed by L. Asmead & Co. 16mo. Original cloth , with small rubbing at head of spine and some loss just below. A nice tight copy. Second edition. 151pp. Printed by L. Asmead & Co. 16mo. Written by Harriet Beecher Stowe's older sister in response to Angelina Grimké's "Appeal" of 1836.… Read more
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Lake George Camp and Canoe-Chats. Gossip on canoes, camps, religion, social manners, medicine and law, gastronomy, politics & marriage. Illustrated with ten phototypes of beautiful views on the lake

by [Whiteman, J.A.]

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Published
1887
Condition
Cranberrty silky cloth, upper bioard stamped in black and gilt, floral endpapers. Covers dampstained. Good plus
Edition
First edition
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$500.00

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New York: Published by Private Subscription ["Press of John C. Franklin, Jr., 34 Cortlandt St." - Printer's device and imprint on verso of title}], 1887. First edition. With 10 phototype plates; vignette head- and tailpieces. vi, 134 pp. 1 vols. Folio. Cranberrty silky cloth, upper bioard stamped in black and gilt, floral endpapers. Covers dampstained. Good plus. … Read more
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New York, 18---. 15-1/2 x 11-3/4 inches. Fine. 15-1/2 x 11-3/4 inches.
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Covington, Kentucky, 1864. Printed verso and recto. 1 vols. 20 x 6 inches. Split at central fold, with minor loss. Printed verso and recto. 1 vols. 20 x 6 inches.
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$200.00
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Vita e Lettere di Amerigo Vespucci

by Bandini, Angelo Maria

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Published
1745
Condition
Quarter nineteenth century cloth and marbled boards. Bookplate of Joaquin Garcia Icazbalceta
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$750.00

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Firenze: nella Stameria all' Insegna di Apollo, 1745. LACKING Engraved frontispiece by Menabuoni after Sveicarte, with fine folding engraved chart of the Vespucci genealogy at back,Copper engraved circular vignette on title page and ornamental woodcuts in the text. lxxvi, 128, [2] pp. Small 4to. Quarter nineteenth century cloth and marbled boards. Bookplate of Joaquin Garcia Icazbalceta. … Read more
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Springfield, Missouri: H.S. Jewell, 1911. Illustrated in the text. 83 pp.; in-text illustrations. 8vo. Bound in pictorial brown cloth with drawing on cover signed F.Finch. Illustrated in the text. 83 pp.; in-text illustrations. 8vo. "The Mollyjoggers" was the name of a hunting and fishing club in Southwest Missouri along the James River, after a species of minnow found… Read more
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Delle cose, che vengono portate dall'Indie Occidentali pertinenti all'uso della medicina : doue ancho tratta de veneni, & della lor cura

by Monardes, Nicolás

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1582
Condition
Later full vellum, lacking bottom 1/2 inch of title-page. Lacking B5 (25-26) and final index leaf. Bookplate of Joaquin Garcia I
Edition
Second Italian edition of a work first published in Spanish in 1
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$600.00

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Venice: Giordan Ziletti, 1582. Second Italian edition of a work first published in Spanish in 1565. Numerous text illustrations. [14], 347; 249 [i.e. 243]; [11 of 13. index] pp. 8vo. Later full vellum, lacking bottom 1/2 inch of title-page. Lacking B5 (25-26) and final index leaf. Bookplate of Joaquin Garcia Icazbalceta. Second Italian edition of a work first… Read more
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East of the Sun and West of the Moon

by Roosevelt, Theodore [Jr.] and Kermit ROOSEVELT

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1936
Condition
Bound in three quarters modern brown calf and marbled boards. Fine
Edition
Reprint, first published 1926
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$250.00

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New York: Scribner's, 1936. Reprint, first published 1926. Illustrated from photographs taken by K.R. [x], 284 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in three quarters modern brown calf and marbled boards. Fine. Reprint, first published 1926. Illustrated from photographs taken by K.R. [x], 284 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Czech (Asia) p. 174 (for first ed.)
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