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Memorial of Ambrose Spencer, Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York: Consisting of Proceedings of Public Bodies and Meetings, and of Sermons and Addresses on the Occasion of His Death, an in Illustration of His Life & Character

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Albany, NY, Joel Munsell: 1849

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15933


In the original fragile black cloth. Chipped at the spine ends, with a loose flap, still attached, at the bottom of the spine. Inscription on the fep to a Charles Clinton, from the children of Ambrose Spencer. Owner's name on the title page. Usual xlib marks. ; Ex-Library; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 104 pages View more info

The Modern Portrait Gallery (6 Volume Set)

By: N/A

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.: N.D.

Seller ID: 16255


Beautiful dark blue covers, with elaborate gilt decorations. The only defect I can find is just a bit of fading, upper right corner of volume 3. You won't find a better set. Price is for all 6 volumes. ; 11" View more info

Recollections of Thomas R. Marshall, Vice-President and Hoosier Philosopher

By: A Hoosier Salad

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20456


9"; 397 pages View more info

Collected Works of Carl E. Badgley, M. D. ; Selected Scientific Publications, Papers, Speeches and Letters

By: Abell, Joe M. (Ed. )

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, J. W. Edwards Publisher, Inc.: N.D.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20144


Very slight rubbing at the spine ends. Signed by Badgley on the fep. Owners bookplate also on the fep. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 504 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Albert Pike: a Biography

By: Allsopp, Fred W.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Little Rock, AR, Parke-Harper Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15069


The only lib marks are a stamp & pocket removal inside the front cover. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 369 pages View more info

Life and Letters of Peter and Susan Lesley (Two Volume Set)

By: Ames, Mary Lesley (Ed. )

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, The Knickerbocker Press: 1909

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14903


Spine darkened, usual xlib marks. Contents clean and tight. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 526+562 pages View more info

T. N. Hasselquist: the Career and Influence of a Swedish-American Clergyman, Journalist and Educator

By: Ander, Oscar Fritiof

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Rock Island, IL, Augustana Historical Society: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18943


Signed by Ander, Christmas, 1931. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 260 pages; Signed by Author View more info

A Short Biographical Sketch Of The Undersigned By Himself

By: Banks, John & Leonard, E. (Ed. )

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Austell, GA, 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12715


The covers are mottled. I can't tell if this is as-bound, or fading. Inscribed by Leonard on the fep. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 38 pages View more info

The American Government (3 Volume Set) : Biographies of the President of the United States, the Vice-President, the Heads of Departments, & Senators of the 43rd Congress (Vol. 1) ; Biographies of the Members of the House of Representatives (Vols. 2 & 3)

By: Barnes, William Horatio

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: NY, Nelson & Phillips: 1873/4

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14494


In the original full leather, with gilt decorations. A bit of rubbing at the corners, but other wise very tight & clean. The only defect I find is a hole in the back cover of volume 3. Appears as if a nail were driven through the back cover, and the last 25 pages of the book, about 1/2" up from the bottom. Does not touch the plates or text. Pretty strange, and not actually noticeable. A very nice set of a very scarce resource on political biographies. 387 plates/engr... View more info

Struggles and Triumphs: Or, Forty Years' Recollections, Written by Himself

By: Barnum, P. T.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hartford, CN, J. B. Burr & Company: 1869

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15729


Bound in full leather. The covers are rubbed. The outer hinges are cracked, and the covers are coming loose. The contents are very good or better. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 780 pages View more info

The Little Girl from Tennessee

By: Barrett-Husseman, Gold

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Golda Barrett-Husseman: 1989

Edition: Limited 1st edition

Seller ID: 24508


4to 11" - 13" tall; 143 pages View more info

Hardly An Man Is Now Alive. The Autobiography Of Dan Beard

By: Beard, Dan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.: 1939

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12843


The spine is faded, and it has all the usual xlib marks. However, the book is very clean & tight. An excellent reading copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 361 pages View more info

Cherubini: Memorials, Illustrative of His Life

By: Bellasis, Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Burns and Oates: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20344


The spine is faded, and rubbed at the ends. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 429 pages View more info

Fifteen (15) Years in Hell. an Autobiography

By: Benson, Luther

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Carlon & Hollenbeck: 1886

Seller ID: 20552


Light rubbing at the spine ends. Owner's name on the fep. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 208 pages View more info

Sarah Bernhardt, En Mi Recuerdo Prologo De Angel J. Battistessa

By: Berendt, Rachel

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Viau: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15642


Wraps are browning at the edges. Tape pull on the front. Contents are "fine". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 105 pages View more info

The Works of Benjamin Franklin (12 Volume Set) , Including the Private As Well As the Official and Scientific Correspondence, Together with the Unmutilated and Correct Version of the Autobiography Federal Edition

By: Bigelow, John (Ed. )

Price: $300.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17892


Volumes 1 & 12 are chipped at the top of the spine. Volumes 2 & 3 are rubbed at the top of the spine. Volumes 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 10 are near fine to fine. Volumes 9 & 11 appear to have set on a concrete floor. While they look nice on the shelf, the back covers of these two volumes are badly moisture damaged. While still intact, those covers are badly stained. That damage extends to the endpapers of those books. A large set of books, these will be shipped at cost, regardless... View more info

Janet Gaynor: a Bio-Bibliography

By: Billips, Connie

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Westport, CT, Greenwood Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13408


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 155 pages View more info

Gregory of Rainworth: a Man in His Time

By: Birman, Wendy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Nedlands, Western Australia, University of Western Australia Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17885


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 295 pages View more info

Oregon's Own Gerry Grank: His Family, Friends and Fond Memories

By: Boutin, Janice A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Janice A Boutin: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24215


Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 85 pages View more info

The Story of Lewis Carroll, Told for Young People by the Real Alice in Wonderland, Etc.

By: Bowman, Isa

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1900

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18003


Owner's name on the title page. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 120 pages View more info