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continuation of the narrative of the Indian charity-school, in Lebanon in Connecticut, New England founded and carried on by the Revd Dr. Eleazar Wheelock. : With an appendix, containing the declaration of the trustees of that Charity
Published by: Rochester Reprints
Paperback signatures in paper wraps, 8vo. Facsimile edition of 1769 original. Rochester Reprints No. 5. Published circa 1909. Full title: "Continuation of the narrative of the Indian charity-school, in Lebanon in Connecticut, New England, : founded and carried on by the Revd Dr. Eleazar Wheelock. : With an appendix, containing the declaration of the trustees of that charity; a list of the names of the subscribers; an account of monies received and paid; together with Dr Wheelock's annual account of his receipts and disbursements." Some pages uncut at top edge and fore edge. 342 pp. Mild edgewear to wraps and fore edge of pages. Light toning to wraps. Mild toning and foxing to title page. Else VERY GOOD. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Great Southwest Strike
Published by: University of Texas at Arlington
Original wraps, 8vo. 174 pp with index, b/w plates, 1 fold-out. First edition. Author's last name written in ink on spine, small soiled spot at top corner of front cover, else Near Fine. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Illustrations of the Manners Customs and Condition of the North American Indians. In a Series of Letters and Notes Written During Eight Years of Travel and Adventure Among the Wildest and Most Remarkable Tribes Now Existing [2 Volumes]
Published by: Henry G. Bohn
Hardcover, 8vo, Volume 1: 264pp; Volume 2: 265pp. Foldout map of Indian Localities in 1833, numerous b/w plates throughout. Original red cloth with gilt figures on front boards. Rebacked, original backstrips laid down, new endpapers. Bookplates on ffeps. Minor wear to corners. Forecorner of vol 2 ffep clipped. Occasional light foxing. VG+.
New England Farmer; or Georgical Dictionary Containing a Compendious Account of the Ways and Methods in Which Important Art of Husbandry, in All Its Various Branches is, or May Be, Practiced to the Greatest Advantage in This Country
Published by: Isaiah Thomas
Second edition, corrected, improved, and enlarged by the author. 8vo. Contemporary calf, leather spine label, viii, 396pp. Leather scuffed, spine extremeties worn with slight loss of leather, pages moderately toned, light scattered foxing, front hinge cracked, but binding is secure. Previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper, dated 1797.
Inquiry Into the Origin of the Antiquities of America
Published by: N. G. Burgess & Co.
First Edition. Contemporary gilt-decorated red morocco. large 4to. 142pp, 10 engraved plates, 5 of which are hand colored. Ex-libris with two small library stamps on title page and rear endpaper. Lacks folding plate. Spine & edges scuffed, corners & spine extremeties worn, boards moderately rubbed, moderate scattered foxing throughout, binding and hinges sound. "With an Appendix, Containing Notes, and 'A View of the Causes of the Superiority of the Men of the Northern Over Those of the Southern Hemisphere.' by James Lakey, M. D." All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Summary, Historical and Political, of the First Planting, Progressive Improvements, and Present State of the British Settlements in Morth America . 2 Volumes
Published by: "Privately Printed"
First London edition with original folding map titled: "North America from the French of Mr. D'Anville Improved with the Back Settlements of Virginia and Course of Ohio Illustrated with Geographical and Historical Remarks. Two volumes, 8vo. full contemporary calf, 5 raised bands, leather labels, iv, 568; v, 416pp. Map has 4" tear where it is attached with no loss, Spine extremeties and corners moderately worn, gilt spines rubbed, hinges moderately cracked but bindings secure, handwritten note pasted in at back of vol. 1. Very Good set in contemporary bindings with the rare map.
My Sixty Years on the Plains Trapping, Trading, and Indian Fighting
Published by: Forest and Stream
Hardcover, 8vo, 244pp. First Edition. Portrait frontis and 7 additional plates by Charles M. Russell. Oval portrait pastedown on front cover. Binding and hinges secure. Moderate wear to spine extremities, small bumps to corners, else fine.
History of the Colony of Massachuset's Bay, from the First Settlement Thereof in 1628, Until Its Incorporation with the Colony of Plimouth, Province of Main. Second Edition
Published by: M. Richardson
2 volumes. Second Edition. 8vo., marbled paper boards expertly rebacked in polished calf, 5 raised bands, leather spine labels. Vol. I: London, M. Richardson, 1765, , iv, 566; Vol. II: London, J. Smith, 1768, [4, including errata page], iv, 539. Boards moderately rubbed, old bookplates, numerals in red ink on front endpapers, hinges mildly cracked, bindings secure, edges untrimmed.
One Presidential Term
Published by: NP
First edition. Pamphlet, 8vo, 12 pp. Moderate foxing to margins. Edgewear to pages. Else VERY GOOD.
History of New England Containing an Impartial Account of the Civil and Ecclesiastical Affairs of the Country to the Year of Our Lord 1700, to Which is Added the Present State of New England. With a New and Accurate Map of the Country. 2 Volumes
Published by: J. Clark, R. Ford, R. Cruttenden
Full contemporary calf, leather spine labels, 5 raised bands with folding map in vol. 1 and publisher's ads at end of vol.2. 8vo. two volumes: , vi, x , 330pp.; , 331-712, xv, pp. Front boards detached, but present, old bookplate, POS in brown ink, boards moderately worn, spine label on vol.1 damaged with loss, interiors mildly toned, unmarked.
Speech of Mr. Ogle of Pennsylvania on the Regal Splendor of the President's Palace Delivered in The House of Representatives April 14 1840
Published by: NP
Disbound pamphlet, 8vo. Pages uncut at top edge. 32 pp. #8 in ink on first page. Mild edgewear, foxing, and dust soiling to pages. Horizontal crease to pp 25-32. Else VERY GOOD.
Life in the Far West
Published by: Harper & Brothers
Original cloth, 8vo. Collates to 1849 first edition, except for blank leaves at tail end to replace ads. 235 pp. Some wear to cloth at board corners and spine extremities. Previous owner's signature on front flyleaf. Mild dust soiling to endpapers. Mild darkening to head edge of pages pp 230-blank leaves at tail. Else VERY GOOD.
Scenery of Ithaca and the Head Waters of the Cayuga Lake as Portrayed By Different Writers
Published by: Spence Spencer
Small 8vo., orig. cloth. First edition. 18 full-page + 5 partial-page woodcuts from original photos. 150pp. plus 1-page "Business Localities, Etc." with information on steam boats, railroads, hotels, telegraphs, etc. followed by 1-page errata. Spine extremeties and corners mildly bumped. Front inside hinge mildly cracked but secure. Else VERY GOOD. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Complete History of Connecticut, Civil and Ecclesiastical, from the Emigration of Its First Planters, from England in the Year 1630 to the Year 1764; and to the Close of the Indian Wars. Two Volumes
Published by: Maltby, Goldsmith and Co.
Full contemporary calf, leather spine labels, engraved frontispiece, 2 volumes: 563pp (misnumbered as p.567); 548pp. Boards scuffed, edges and corners worn, front board on vol. 1 starting, prelims tanned, scattered light foxing, bindings secure.
Diplomacy of the War of 1812
Published by: The Johns Hopkins Press
First edition. Signed by the author on front free endpaper. Original blue cloth, 8vo, 494 pp with index. Mild wear at corners and spine extremeties. Otherwise FINE.
Authenticated Copy of the Last Will and Testament of George Washington of Mt. Vernon Embracing a Schedule of His Real Estate and Notes Thereto By the Testator to Which is Added Historical Notes and Biographical Sketches By the Publisher
Published by: A. Jackson
Paperback, 8vo. 58 pp. Waterloo Library and Historical Society sticker on front wrap and inside front wrap. Mild edgewear and soiling to wraps. Else VERY GOOD.
Published by: Riverside Press
Hardcover, 12mo, 322 pp. First edition. Inscribed by author on front endpage. Text unmarked, binding tight. TEG. Light soiling to spine, else VG+. Author described as "Late chief of the Secret Service Division of the United States Treasury." All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
First Annual Report of the Newport Historical Society March 19, 1886, Together with an Account of the Dedication Services and Accompanying Documents
Published by: John P. Sanborn
Original wraps, 8vo. 44 pp. Academic library bookplate on inside front cover. Catalogue sticker on front cover. Light edgewear and dust soiling to wraps. Else VERY GOOD. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
History of the Equestrian Statue of Israel Putnam at Brooklyn Conn.
Published by: Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co.
Paperback, 8vo, original red illustrated wraps, 64pp. Previous owner's signature & catalogue code at head of cover, edge-wear at joints & very light scuffing to covers, else Very Good.
History of Seneca Co., New York with Illustrations Descriptive of Its scenery, Palatial Residences, Public buildings, Fine blocks, and Important manufactories, from Original Sketches of Artists of the Highest Ability.
Published by: Everts, Ensign & Everts
1st edition. Folio, 1/2 leather, gilt decorative cloth, a.e.g., numerous full-page lithographs. POS on front pastedown, minimal foxing to prelims, small damage at top of inside hinge. Pages bright, sound binding. Slightly musty. Minor scuffing to edges of boards. VERY GOOD condition.
Jay T. Snider Collection Featuring the History of Philadelphia and Important Americana
Published by: Bloomsbury Auctions
Hard cover, large 4to., 374pp. Auction catalogue. Profuse color illustrations throughout. Very light rubbing at board corners. Mild bumping to head forecorner of rear board. Else VERY GOOD. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Transactions of the Oneida Historical Society at Utica with By-Laws and Members No. 5 1889-1892
Published by: Oneida Historical Society
Paperback, 8vo. Contains information on the Iroquois in NY. 200 pp. Mild bookworm to tissue guarding frontis. Dust soiling and a few red pencil marks to front wrap. Edgewear to wraps. Else VERY GOOD. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Address of the Republican Members of Congress from the State of New York to Their Constituents
Published by: Office of Albany Argus
Pamphlet, 8vo, 16 pp. Pages and wraps have mild toning, edgewear, and foxing. Else VERY GOOD.
Instruction for Field Artillery Prepared By a Board of Artillery Officers
Published by: J. B. Lippincott
Inscribed on front endpaper: "Wm A. Spaulding/2nd Minne (Minnesota0 Battery/Chattanooga." Spaulding (1842-1913) was a Civil War soldier who served in the 2nd Minnesota Battery from 1862-1865. He is also the author of several unpublished Civil War diaries. 8vo. original blindstamped pebbled cloth, 340pp., 88 plates, including 7 plates of bugle music. Later edition of book originally published in 1860. 1/4" loss of cloth at head of backstrip, else binding and hinges secure, internally clean.
Orchard Lake and Its Island
Published by: N.P.
Privately printed, no publishing info, possible true 1st ed. Cloth boards with gilt titles, 8vo, 71pp.B/w photographs throughout printed on coated paper. Light rubbing to board edges, faint spotting on front cover and spine of boards, else VG+. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.