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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850. 7 volumes

Rhodes, James Ford

Published by Harper and Bros, New York (1893)

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Item Description: Harper and Bros, New York, 1893. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Non Issued. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Beautiful tight, clean set. Maroon cloth boards. Bright gilt on spine: vol #, author, pub., title. All hinges tight. All pages tight/clean with no age toning or foxing found. 2 former owner sigs and book plate of Randall Nelson Durfee. Vol one has an old newspaper clipping extolling the virtues of Rhodes and these volumes. Page edges of first 5 volumes rough cut. Vols 6 and 7 clean cut with gilt tops. Vol one has minor damp stain at top edge. All maps present in vol 4 (map envelopes both front and rear) . No holes, tears, or separation to any of the cloth binding. Bookseller Inventory # 002602

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A Man for the Ages A Story of the Builders of Democracy

Bacheller, Irving

Published by Bobbs-Merrill Co, Indianapolis (1919)

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Item Description: Bobbs-Merrill Co, Indianapolis, 1919. Hard Copy. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. John Wolcott Adams (illustrator). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 416 pages. EPs tight, clean. Rough cut page edges. Clean, Light brown paper boards with clean, almond colored spine. Bright gilt title/author on front with outline portrait of Lincoln, also in gilt. Bright gilt title/author, pub. on spine. No wear to any extremity. Tissued insert stating: "Compliments of Mr. William C. Bobbs" Filled with sepia sketches of Lincoln this book tells the story of his life. Each page has the title at the top underlined with a red line. Bookseller Inventory # 001537

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The Spectator 8 of 12 volumes

Addison, Steele, Parnell, et all

Published by Desilver, London (1819)

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Item Description: Desilver, London, 1819. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Non Issued. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Missing vols 4,9,10,11 All of these vols were published in 1819. All came from the same library. However, all the covers are unique. Two are in bright red library covers with EPs attached with white libbrary tape. Vol 7 , full leather, with both boards detached. Vol 8, full leather with orig. title on red leather bar, vol # in gold gilt. front board detached. Vol 12 has green librqary tape over spine, boards full flame leather. Vol 5 is light brown pebbled cloth. Vol 1 is purple pebbled cloth. E-Gads! Such a duke's mixture! All interiors are very good with no foxing, age toning, stains or writing found. Bookseller Inventory # 002596

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The Works of Alexander Pope complete in 4 volumes

Croly

Published by A.J. Valpy, London (1835)

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Item Description: A.J. Valpy, London, 1835. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Non Issued. Warren, Witherington (illustrator). New Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Green cloth covers. On spine: Title, vol # in gold gilt, outlined with gilt scroll work. Overall Cloth is in fine condition , corners brushed lightly, spine ends lightly worn, Vol 2, top of spine has small, repaired tear. Interiors tight, clean, orig. EPs. Private book plate on front EP. FO sig, in all dated 1836 Hinges all tight both internally and externally. Bookseller Inventory # 002597

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Mexico A Study of Two Amereicas

Chase, Stuart, Tyler Marian

Published by Literary Guide, New York (1931)

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Item Description: Literary Guide, New York, 1931. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Diego Rivera (illustrator). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 338 pages. Everything about this book is clean, tight, and bright. Only the spine and top of the boards that are faded to a light lavender is out of place. Blind stamped purple front cover with Title and author. Spine has title, author, pub. in bright gilt. Frontis in bright colors. All of the remaining illustrations by Diego Rivera are sketched in black. End papers clean. Text is well written in a familiar kind of style. For example: "The delegation( Aztec) proceeded to the business of the day, and spread on the ground (for Cortez) what any archeologist today-and I think I myself-would give eye- teeth to see." The authors description of the way different cultures are not locked into "time" as westerners are is fascinating. A Good Read in excellent condition. Bookseller Inventory # 001366

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Iliad of Homer translated by A. Pope vol 1 of 2

Alexander Pope, edited by Rev. C.W. Upham

Published by Baldwin, London (1796)

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Item Description: Baldwin, London, 1796. Full-Leather. Book Condition: Interior Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Non Issued. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. A New Edition. Front board detached along with title page and 3 pages of preface . Beautiful leather boards. No leather or scuffing on main body of boards, only slight wear to corners. Spine appears to have been shellacked. nothing on spine legible. Interior is very good. Text block tight, pages well attached with no obvious foxing or age toning. Bookseller Inventory # 002593

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Life of General Washington written by himself Vol 1 only

Washington, George, C.W. Upham editor

Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons, London (1856)

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Item Description: Thomas Nelson & Sons, London, 1856. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Non Issued. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Dark blue highly embossed boards. Only wear to cloth is top and bottom of spine. Spine covered with gilt art, title, vol #. Original EPs clean. Text block tight, pages tight, rare foxing/age toning. Bookseller Inventory # 002594

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The North Alaskan Eskimo;: A Study in Ecology and Society, (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology. Bulletin 171)

Spencer, Robert F.

Published by United States Government, Washington (1959)

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Item Description: United States Government, Washington, 1959. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good ++. No Jacket. First Edition. Everything clean, tight, perfect. Olive green boards are fine, no wear or marks. EPs clean, no cracks. Front EP has F.O. name stamp as doestop and side page edges. Fold out map of North Alaska Aboriginal Trade Routes.Fold out of design of Maritime Eskimo house. Fold out of Travel Routes, Barrow Area. Map of Local groups of North Alaskan Eskimo. Map of Route taken by Naval Expedition 1886. In the rear are several folk tales in the given language with a word by word translation followed by a free translation. An extensive bibliography follows. with a series of B/W plates after that.Example: Barrow village women engaged in skinning a polar bear.Barrow village men shooting walrus from an ice floe, and several more. Bookseller Inventory # 002164

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Arctic Explorations: In Search of Sir John Franklin volumes 1 and 2

Kane

Published by Childs & Peterson, Philadelphia (1856)

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Item Description: Childs & Peterson, Philadelphia, 1856. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Volume 2 is missing its spine cover and both boards are hanging on by the threads. Cloth on boards chipped. Vol 2 is very good. Original blind stamped cloth covers. 464, 467 pages. Text blocks both tight. One fold out map present. Black and white illustrations and full page engravings throughout. An extensive account of Kane's unsuccessful efforts to find Franklin's expedition, (they did find a camp of his), as well as an account of their own stranding and near mutiny by the crew. If you love first hand accounts this is a must read!. Bookseller Inventory # 002513

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The Hours of Catherine of Cleves

Plummer, John

Published by GeorgeBraziller,, New York (1966)

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Item Description: GeorgeBraziller,, New York, 1966. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Beautiful!!!! in very good slipcase; 360 clean, unmarked pages. A 15th-century illuminated manuscript containing a series of some of the most evocative illustrations of the Bible ever made, the book is the work of an unidentified Dutch master painter. Made for Catherine of Cleves on the occasion of her marriage to the Duke of Guelders. All 157 surviving miniatures are reproduced to actual size and in exquisite color. Each page is accompanied by descriptive commentary. Appendices. Bookseller Inventory # 002589

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Virginibus Puerisque and other papers

Robert Louis Stevenson

Published by Current Literature, New York (1916)

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Item Description: Current Literature, New York, 1916. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: None Issued. Medallion Ed. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Beautiful little book! Tight, clean, no writing, no foxing or age toning found. a nice, crisp copy of Stevenson's third real book. Bookseller Inventory # 002592

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Item Description: Walker, Phildephia, 1836. Full-Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Vol 1: exterior hinges cracked but boards secure. 3 Very small chips to leather. Vol 2: Hinges intact. No chips to leather. Both spines with leather title bars and vol # bars. Top and bottom of both spines chipped at edges. Text blocks both tight, pages tight. Age toning. Facsimiles intact in both volumes. Bookseller Inventory # 002575

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Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin vol 2 only (of two)

Parton, James

Published by Houghton, Mifflin, and Co., Boston and New York (1892)

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Item Description: Houghton, Mifflin, and Co., Boston and New York, 1892. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Non Issued. 2nd Edition. Light brown cloth cover with gilt outlined trim at top. Title/author/vol 3 on spine in bright gilt. Plus library numbers in white ink. Minor wear to extremities. Text block tight. All pages tight. Baqck board has what appears to be faded sun lines. (see pic) Customary library markings. Pages clean. No marking, writing, stains, or foxing found. No age toning found. This volume starts with a continuation of part IV from Vol 1. Some chapter headings: In Congress again. July 1776. The conference with Lord Howe. How France came to help America. Silas Deane in Paris. Beginning of the Arthur Lee mischief. His private life in France. There are 8 chapters in this volume. A complete index in the rear. Tissued frontis: Portrait of Franklin in Paris, opposite Mrs. Sarah Bache. Bookseller Inventory # 002572

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Life and Speeches of the Hon. Henry Clay vol 1 of 2

Mallory, Daniel

Published by Robert P. Bixby, New York (1843)

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Item Description: Robert P. Bixby, New York, 1843. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Non Issued. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Brown ribbed blind stamped cloth boards. Spine covered with gilt designs, title and vol #. Exterior/interior hinges tight. Small pieces of cloth is randomly missing at top of spine, front spine edge, and middle of spine. Tissued frontis of Clay opposite an engraving of the Birth Place of Clay. F.O. sig at top of this page. First chapter: Life of Henry Clay.On page 195, it is titled: Speeches, & c. and starts with the speech on domestic manufactures given to the senate in April, 1810. Text block tight. All pages tight. No foxing, marks, stains, or writing found. Front pastedown has private library plate of Jacobs Libray with handwritten sig of Sarah B. Jacobs. . "Sarah married James B. Jacobs. Sarah died in 1891, leaving almost her entire estate, over $100,000, to the town of Bakersfield. Mrs. Jacobs also gave funds to the University of Vermont to provide scholarships for the graduates of Brigham Academy. The Jacobs library also was given to the school. ". Bookseller Inventory # 002573

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American-Spanish War

War Leaders

Published by Haskell, Norwich, Conn. (1899)

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Item Description: Haskell, Norwich, Conn., 1899. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Non Issued. First Edition. Black cloth boards. Title/author/pub in bright gilt on spine and front. Orig. EPs. Text block tight, pages tight, no foxing, stains, or writing found. Found only 1 small map of Manila Bay. One page of diagrams. Many B/W illustrations. Some chapter titles: History of Former Cuban Wars, The Destruction of the Maine, Voyage of the Oregon, Blockade of Cuba, Annexation of Hawaii, Story of theTexas.One chapter, Woman's Work in the War was written by Mrs. Amos G. Draper. The accompanying page of portraits os of the D.A.R. Hospital Corps. One of the women was a doctor. "In this war, woman has done her perfect work." Each chapter written by leading military men of that period. The intro is written by Gen. Stewart L. Woodford, envoy and minister Extraordinary Plenipotentiary to the court of Spain. Bookseller Inventory # 002567

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A Biography of James A. Garfield

Benson J. Lossing

Published by Henry S. Goodspeed, New York (1882)

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Item Description: Henry S. Goodspeed, New York, 1882. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Non Issued. First Edition. Brown pebbled cloth, blind stamped boards. Title/author/pub in bright gilt on front and spine. Spine ends missing very edges. Corners worn through. Cloth over boards in fine condition. Cloth over front hinge has split and been re-glued. Back hinge intact with no split. Orig. EPs clean. "Portrait on steel (as frontis) and 48 full-page engravings." Text block tight. Pages all tight. No foxing, writing, or stains found. Bookseller Inventory # 002566

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Histoire De La Revolution De 1848 Tome Premier

Gallois, Leonard M.

Published by A. Naud, Paris (1851)

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Item Description: A. Naud, Paris, 1851. Three-Quarter Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: None Issued. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Brown marbled boards with calf leather spine. Corners are worn through, missing some additional paper from boards. (see pic) Hinges tight. Pages tight, clean. Middle signature extends slightly. Remains secure. No writing or stains found. Spine complete with one area at bottom a tad ragged but ends are barely rubbed. Title in faded gilt but very legible. Scattered foxing through out. Numerous Steel engraved portraits foxed. Bookseller Inventory # 002563

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The Great Civil War of Charles 1 and the Parliment Vol 2

Cattermole, Richard

Published by Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London (1845)

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Item Description: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London, 1845. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Non Issued. author (illustrator). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Vol 2 of 2. First volume was published in 1841, this one, 1845. Blind stamped Maroon cloth boards. Large gilt crest on front board. Spine now gold with title in bright gilt, paper library stamp at bottom. All edges gilt. Scant wear to extremities. Water mark on front board. Book plate inside front board. Hinges tight. Text block tight. All pages tight. No writing or stains found. All 13 illustrations plus elaborate first title page tissued. "13 highly-finished Engravings from Drawings and portraits of Charles 1, Oliver Cromwell, after Vandyke." A very nice copy. Bookseller Inventory # 002562

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Louis Napoleon and His Times: with Notices of his writings: a Memoir of the Bonaparte Family; and a sketch of French History

De Puy, Henry

Published by Phinney, Buffalo (1852)

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Item Description: Phinney, Buffalo, 1852. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Non Issued. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Blind stamped Purple boards, spine now gold. Gilt title on spine faded. Only crack in cloth is at rear hinge in two places. Hinges tight. Text block tight. Pages tight and clean. On bottom of each page is a tan stain but no text is affected. Top/bottom of spine missing very edge. 3 portrait plates, including tissue-protected frontispiece of Louis Napoleon. Bookseller Inventory # 002538

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Washington and the American Republic

Lossing, Benson J.

Published by George Barrie, Philadelphia (1904)

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Item Description: George Barrie, Philadelphia, 1904. Three Quarter Leather. Book Condition: Interior very Good ++. No Jacket. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12". 6 volumes which are parts one and 2 of each of the 3 volumes. Even though the spines are a mess, the Interiors are fine. Clean, tight, no stains and no foxing. Title page with Title, author and author of intro, J. Alfred Burgan, in bright red. Tissued frontis in all. No boards detached. (whew) Marbled boards and marbled EPs. EPs all clean, tight, without cracks. All Hinges tight. All text blocks intact. Gilt edged pages are heavy stock with the text outlined in black. Frontis in Vol 1 , part 1, is in color. Well illustrated with B/W maps and portraits, landscapes. The blue leather Corners and edges are rubbed down to the suede. The spines show much wear with areas missing on 3 of them. The others are there but badly worn. Heavy books. 19 lbs. before packing. Bookseller Inventory # 002263

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Item Description: J. Grigg, Philadelphia, 1841. Full-Leather. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Non Issued. Divided into two separate books so page numbers not available. Clean marbled end papers and page edges. Hinges tight. Text block tight. Light foxing throughout. Small strips of leather missing at board edges. Black title bar with authors in bright gilt. Bottom corner of spine missing. Tissued frontis. No other illustrations found. Pages written in double column form. No stains found. No tears found. Bookseller Inventory # 002560

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Item Description: C.A. Nichols, Springfield, Mass., 1883. Full Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: None Issued. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Full Calf leather. Black title bar and vol # on spines. No leather missing from boards. Edges show scuffing, corners worn through at tips. Hinges tight though the leather of the external hinge on vol 2 is cracked. Marbled EPs. Marbled page edges. No writing, stains, or foxing found. Text blocks tight. All pages tight. First title page, in each volume, in bright color. Vol. 2 begins with Chapter 60. Illustrated with several hundred plates, portraits and other embellishments. Bookseller Inventory # 002556

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A Digest of the Laws of Pennsylvania from the year one thousand seven hundred to the 10th of July, 1872. Vol 1 only

Brightly, Frederick C.

Published by Kay & Bros, Phildephia (1873)

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Item Description: Kay & Bros, Phildephia, 1873. Full-Leather. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: None Issued. Tenth. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Leather shows handling wear. Spine ends scuffed. Title bar with Brightly's Purdon's Digest. 2nd bar showing vol. # A-J 1700-1872. Front hinge split so board is attached by threads. Text block tight, pages tight. Rare bits of foxing found. No stains or writing found. I did find a full page, hand-written petition, dated November Session 1858, "by the citizens of the village of Emlinton Township of Richland requesting the village be change into a Borough." This petition bears the embossed seal of the court. Large book. Extra postage. It's really a tad fascinating to read the law of the land at that time. From bread to butter to hog's lard. From duel ling to stealing. Anything spelled from A to J is covered. Bookseller Inventory # 002554

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Our Country: a Household History of the United States for All Readers complete in 3 volumes

Lossing, Benson J.

Published by Johnson, & Miles, New York (1877)

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Item Description: Johnson, & Miles, New York, 1877. Three-Quarter Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Non Issued. Felix O.C. Darley (illustrator). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. End papers white satin with no marks. F.O. sig on front EP in each vol. Very light, hardly descernable. Hinges tight, text block tight, all pages tight except Page 1175 in vol 2 which is detached. Leather spine, corners scuffed, tips worn through. No cracks in leather of external hinges. Spine ends merely scuffed. Gilt title on front. Title/author/vol # in gilt on spine that has 5 raised bars. Really beautiful books. Page edges all gilt. Gilt lines outline where leather and brown cloth come together. "Over five hundred illustrations with twelve fine (tissued) engravings on steel ." Random, rare, foxing found. No stains found. Bookseller Inventory # 002552

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Civilized America in two volumes

Grattan, Thomas Colley

Published by Bradbury and Evans, London (1859)

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Item Description: Bradbury and Evans, London, 1859. Full Calf Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Non Issued. 2nd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Beautiful books! Every thing Tight, clean. Marbled pages all around. Marbled EPs. Calf boards in lovely condition, outlined with double gilt lines both front and back. Black title bar, tan volume bar, spines heavily scrolled with gilt. Large, colored folding map in vol 1 has a tear at side and the middle of the map has a small tear at the fold. No text or printing compromised. Inscription on free EP in vol 1 "on his leaving Eton 1866." One chapter is titled: Are Americans Happy?" which is a fascinating read. The preface, written in Oct., 1859, addresses the turmoil that was happening in England and how it affected the New World. References are also made to difficulties in China and "the never-dying iniquity of negro slavery" and reference and discussion is also given " to the 49th parallel which is declared to be the dividing line between the English and American possessions in those parts, cuts off a small portion of Vancouver's Island, which, as stipulated by the treaty, belongs entirely to Great Britain.". Bookseller Inventory # 002550

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Cathedrals and Cloisters of the South of France complete in two volumes

Rose, Elise Whitlock

Published by G.P. Putnam, New York London (1906)

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Item Description: G.P. Putnam, New York London, 1906. Decorative Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Non Issued. Vida Hunt Francis (illustrator). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Pictorial dark green cloth with ornate Bright gilt title on front and spine with additional red and gilt heraldic design on front. Scant wear to extremities. Vol 2 cocked. Has Fold out map in fine condition showing placement of Cathedrals on the railway. The prolific Illustrations are from original photos. Keep in mind that these vols show the south of France before the wars. Gascony Provence Languedor. Bookseller Inventory # 002551

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Works of Samuel Johnson with an Essay on his life and genius Only Vols 1,2,3,4 of 12

Murphy, Arthur

Published by Printed by Thomas Davison, Whitefriars. Printed for: Thomas Tegg; W. Sharpe and son; G Offer; G and J Robinson; J evans and co; Also R Griffin & co Glasgow; & J. cumming, Dublin, London (1824)

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Item Description: Printed by Thomas Davison, Whitefriars. Printed for: Thomas Tegg; W. Sharpe and son; G Offer; G and J Robinson; J evans and co; Also R Griffin & co Glasgow; & J. cumming, Dublin, London, 1824. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Non Issued. New Edition. The leather boards have been covered by bright red library cloth due to all hinges being broken. Most text blocks tight but there are some loose pages. No foxing or stains found. Orig. EPS. Frontis of Johnson in Vol 1. In vol 1, Page 3, the upper corner is missing causing 3 words of text to be missing.Ex Library. Vol 1: Essay followed by many poems. Vol 2: Philological Tracts: The Plan of an English Dictionary, Preface to the English Dictionary, Proposals for Printing the Works of Shakespeare etc. Vol 3: A Dissertation Upon the Greek Comedy translated from Brumoy: General Conclusion to Brumoy's Greek Theatre, and Miscellaneous Observations on the Tragedy of Macbeth. Vol 4 contains the Rambler. Bookseller Inventory # 002543

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Lives of the Admirals, and Other Eminent British Seamen. only vol 2 . Containing Their Personal Histories, and a Detail of All Their Public Services

Campbell, John

Published by T Osborne, C Hitch and L Hawes, H Woodfall, J Rivington et al.,, London (1761)

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Item Description: T Osborne, C Hitch and L Hawes, H Woodfall, J Rivington et al.,, London, 1761. Full Leather. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 3rd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Front cover detached. Text block tight. Pages tight and clean. Some age toning, a very small amt of foxing. Most pages bright and clean. in front of book a Fold out map of Asia, in perfect condition. Rear external hinge tight with superficial crack in leather. Both boards in very good condtion with no missing calf leather. Top corners worn through. Boards outlined in double bands of gilt. 5 raised bands on spine. Missing title bar. Gilt vol # faded. Superficial crack in lower section of spine. Bookseller Inventory # 002533

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All Around the World an illustrated record of Voyages, Travels, and Adventurs in all parts of the globe

Ainsworth, W.F. editor

Published by Selmar Hess, New York

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Item Description: Selmar Hess, New York. Full-Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Non Issued. Gustave, Dore, Berard, Lancelot, Jules Noel, and othe eminent artists (illustrator). First Edition. Beautiful dark brown pebbled leather with calf spine and corners, outlined with double gilt bands. Title on spine and front in bright gilt. Pages heavy stock. all sides of pages gilt. No leather missing. Rear External hinge intact, front has crack from top to about 4" down. The remainder of the hinge is firm. Satin EPs clean. Text block tight, all pages tight. The first page lists the contents of vol 3 & 4. The next page lists the illustrations of vol 3 & 4. Next, a list of the tissued steel plates in vols 3 & 4, and lastly, a list of photogravures in vol 3 & 4. The first chapter is North America in Anti-Bellum Times with an illustrations of Icebergs off Newfoundland, complete with numerous whales spouting. No foxing, stains, or writing found. Presumed published between 1866 and 1875. A very beautiful book!. Bookseller Inventory # 002528

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The Poetical and Prose Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in three vols.

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Published by Houghton, Mifflin, and Co., Boston (1879)

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Item Description: Houghton, Mifflin, and Co., Boston, 1879. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Non Issued. Ipsen, Smillie, Merrill, Darley, Abbey, et al... (illustrator). 5th or later Edition. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Brown cloth covers. Elaborate gilt on front and spine. No tears in cloth nor any cloth missing. Edges and corners frayed. No tears in cloth over external hinges. Pages have gilt edges. Each book is about 3" thick. Orig. brown EPs are clean, paper over internal hinges split, but hinge is intact. Frontis of Longfellow in vols. 1 & 3. Eleven pages of illustrations listed in vol. 1 & 2, 5 pages of illustrations listed in vol. 3. All text blocks tight. No loose pages. No writing or stains found. Paper is heavy stock. Vol 1 & 2 poetry. Vol 3 Prose work and later poems. Pages: 488,928,1407. Bookseller Inventory # 002526

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