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Caleb West, Master Diver

By: Smith, F. [Francis] Hopkinson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205395

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, printing A, binding B (BAL 18227). Spine a bit toned, small sticker remnant on front endpaper. 1898 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 378 pp. 8vo. Gray cloth binding, gilt titles. A novel first serialized in Atlantic Monthly magazine from October 1897 to March 1898. It inspired a play and two silent films (1912 and 1920 - the latter was called Deep Waters). The author was also an award-winning painter, and an engineer, most notable in the latter capacity for building the foundation for the Statue of Liberty. Smith wrote the novel based on personal experi... View more info

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Minor Surgery; or, Hints on the Every-Day Duties of the Surgeon.

By: Smith, Henry H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Edmond Barrington & George D. Haswell: 1850

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2266914

Condition: Very Good


Third edition, with numerous additions. Leather dried along spine and edges, moderately foxed throughout. 1850 Full-Leather. 456, [2] pp. 8vo. 247 engravings. Full sheep, morocco spine label, gilt titles & rules. A general surgical guide with numerous illustrations, written by the assistant lecturer on clinical surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, who was also a surgeon at St. Joseph's Hospital. View more info

Image for A Description of New England; or, The Observations and Discoveries of Captain John Smith, (Admiral of That Country), in the North of America, in the Year of Our Lord 1614, with the Success of Six Ships that went the Next Year, 1615, and the Accidents That Befell Him among the French Men-of-War; with the Proof of the Present Benefit This Country Affords, Whither This Present Year, 1616, Eight Voluntary Ships Are Gone to Make Further Trial. (Colonial Tracts No 13)

A Description of New England; or, The Observations and Discoveries of Captain John Smith, (Admiral of That Country), in the North of America, in the Year of Our Lord 1614, with the Success of Six Ships that went the Next Year, 1615, and the Accidents That Befell Him among the French Men-of-War; with the Proof of the Present Benefit This Country Affords, Whither This Present Year, 1616, Eight Voluntary Ships Are Gone to Make Further Trial. (Colonial Tracts No 13)

By: Smith, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: George P. Humphrey / The Genesee Press: The Post Express Printing Company: 1898

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2008343

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers toned, edges lightly rubbed. 1898 Soft Cover. xii, 40 pp. Plain brown wrappers, blue paper label on front wrapper. 1898 reissue of 1616 original (Sabin 82819). This edition, unlike the original, does not include a map. This is the first book which bears on its title-page the name 'New England,' which had up to this time been called North Virginia. In 1614 Smith sailed along the New England coast from Penobscot to Cape Cod in search of whales and mines of gold. The voyage was in most respects a failure, but it gave him an opportunity to write this tract, the general object of which is ... View more info

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The Philadelphia Monthly Journal of Medicine and Surgery. Vol. I, No. 1, June 1827 - No. VI, November 1827 & Vol. II, No. 1, December 1827 - No. III, February 1828

By: Smith, N.R. [Nathan Ryno]; Frazer, J. Carpenter; Detwiller, H.; Mears, G.W.; Peltz, Philip; M'Knight, George B.; Graham, John; Hall, Marshall; Bichat, Xavier; Boisseau, F.G.; Broussais, F.J.V.; Dr. M'Clellan; Bampfield, R.; Harrison, Edward; Andral, M.;

Price: $350.00

Publisher: R.H. Small: 1827

Seller ID: 2035193

Condition: Good


Leather drying, moderate loss from spine, boards rubbed, faint foxing and transfer throughout. 1827 Full-Leather. iv, 296; 144 pp. 4to. Full calf, red morocco spine label, gilt titles & rules. Includes engraved plate of Cimicifuga Racemosa (Black Snake Root) preceding the fourth number of volume 1, plate depicting a splint for use on a fracture femur precedes second number of volume 2. A collection of early 19th century medical essays, edited by the Professor of Surgery at Yale College, treating various subjects. A very scarce volume - only 1 copy located in the holdings of the University of M... View more info

Image for Medical Heresies: Historically Considered. A Series of Critical Essays on the Origin and Evolution of Sectarian Medicine, Embracing a Special Sketch and Review of Homoeopathy, Past and Present [Homeopathy]

Medical Heresies: Historically Considered. A Series of Critical Essays on the Origin and Evolution of Sectarian Medicine, Embracing a Special Sketch and Review of Homoeopathy, Past and Present [Homeopathy]

By: Smythe, Gonzalvo C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Presley Blakiston: 1880

Seller ID: 2072387

Condition: Very Good


Corners rubbed, ink name on title page, small label on front endpaper. 1880 Hard Cover. viii, 228, 8 pp. 8vo. A detailed history of medicine from the ancient Egyptians through the time of publication, by the dean of the Central College of Physicians and surgeons at Indianapolis, who was also surgeon and major of the 43rd Indiana during the American Civil War. View more info

Image for Professor Sonntag's Thrilling Narrative of the Grinnell Exploring Expedition to the Arctic Ocean, in the Years 1853, 1854, and 1855, in Search of Sir John Franklin, under the Command of Dr. E.K. Kane, U.S.N. Containing the History of All Previous Explorations of the Arctic Ocean, from the Year 1618 Down to the Present Time; Showing How Far They Advanced Northward, What Discoveries They Made, and Their Scientific Observations. The Present Whereabouts of Sir John Franklin and His Party, If They Are Still Alive. A Statement of the Only Practicable Method by Which the North Pole May Be Reached; the Reasons Why All Exploring Expeditions Have Hitherto Failed to Penetrate the Icy Barriers of the Polar Regions. Highly Important Astronomical Observations, Proving That There is No Such Thing as Apparent Time at the North Pole; Sufferings of Dr. Kane's Exploring Party; How They Were Buried for Two Years in the Ice, Enduring a Degree of Cold Never Experienced by Any Human Being Before...

Professor Sonntag's Thrilling Narrative of the Grinnell Exploring Expedition to the Arctic Ocean, in the Years 1853, 1854, and 1855, in Search of Sir John Franklin, under the Command of Dr. E.K. Kane, U.S.N. Containing the History of All Previous Explorations of the Arctic Ocean, from the Year 1618 Down to the Present Time; Showing How Far They Advanced Northward, What Discoveries They Made, and Their Scientific Observations. The Present Whereabouts of Sir John Franklin and His Party, If They Are Still Alive. A Statement of the Only Practicable Method by Which the North Pole May Be Reached; the Reasons Why All Exploring Expeditions Have Hitherto Failed to Penetrate the Icy Barriers of the Polar Regions. Highly Important Astronomical Observations, Proving That There is No Such Thing as Apparent Time at the North Pole; Sufferings of Dr. Kane's Exploring Party; How They Were Buried for Two Years in the Ice, Enduring a Degree of Cold Never Experienced by Any Human Being Before...

By: Sonntag, August; [Rhodes, Charles C.]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Jas. T. Lloyd & Co.: 1857

Seller ID: 1970282

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers toned, a few spots along top edge. 1857 Soft Cover. 176 pp. Shoestring binding, printed wrappers with ads. Engravings throughout. Arctic Bibliography 14449: A literary imposture, its authorship repudiated by Sonntag, and its authenticity rejected by other members of the expedition (in correspondence published in Philadelphia Evening Journal, May 19, 1857), this work is said to have been prepared by Charles C. Rhodes from a brief ms. article on the expedition purchased by Rhodes from Mrs. Sonntag, during Sonntag's absence in Mexico. Sabin 86971: The above is not really the work of Sonn... View more info

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An Attic Philosopher in Paris

By: Souvestre, Emile; Trent, William P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: T.Y. Crowell & Company: 1899

Seller ID: 2203186

Condition: Good


Minor pencil marginalia, a few pages repaired with tape which has since yellowed. 1899 Hard Cover. xviii, 212 pp. A work by the French author, with an introduction by William P. Trent, in which a year in the life of a working man is depicted, notable for its vivid character sketches and deeply considered moral commentaries. It received the Lambert Prize, which was presented to the author's widow after his death. View more info

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1784 Engraving and Plan of Castor Hall and Caster [Caister] Castle in Norfolk [England]

By: Sparrow, S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: S. Hooper: 1784

Seller ID: 1665570

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Faint traces of foxing to plan. 1784 Print. Two prints single matted (mat measures 11 3/4 x 18). The first print is a view of Castor Hall and the adjacent Caister Castle, in ruins save the tower. The second print, entitled 'Fostolf or Caster Castle Norfolk' shows a birds'-eye view plan labeled by section. This structure was originally built by the nobleman who inspired Shakespeare's character Falstaff, Sir John Fastolf. A great deal of damage occurred during its siege by the Duke of Norfolk in 1469, from which it never recovered. View more info

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The Principles of Biology, in Two Volumes

By: Spencer, Herbert

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York: D. Appleton and Company: 1898

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2159134

Condition: Good


Appears rebound. Margins lightly stained. 1898 Half-Leather. xii, 706; viii, 598 pp. 8vo. Leather spines & corners, gilt titles & rules, top edges gilt, marbled boards. A work on biological science by the English Victorian-era philosopher, sociologist, and scientist. He is notable as an early proponent of evolutionary theory (he wrote about evolution before Darwin did), and for coining the term 'survival of the fittest'. View more info

Image for The Paul Revere Album, Containing a Complete Description of Goss' 'Life of Col. Paul Revere,' and More Than Twenty Engravings with Descriptions of Incidents in the Life of the Hero of the 'Midnight Ride,' April 18, 1775.

The Paul Revere Album, Containing a Complete Description of Goss' 'Life of Col. Paul Revere,' and More Than Twenty Engravings with Descriptions of Incidents in the Life of the Hero of the 'Midnight Ride,' April 18, 1775.

By: Spurr, Howard W.; Goss, Elbridge Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Howard W. Spurr Coffee Co. / G.J. Parkhill & Co., Printers: 1897

Seller ID: 2276557

Condition: Good


Free endpapers removed, hinges just beginning to weaken,. 1897 Hard Cover. 43, [1] pp. A promotional piece released by the Howard W. Spurr Coffee Company to promote their Spurr's Revere Standard Java Coffee, interleaving historical details about Revere's life and legacy with information about their coffee, as well as advertisements for Elbridge Henry Goss's two-volume biography of Paul Revere, which Howard Spurr partnered with the author to publish. View more info

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Antiquities of the State of New York. Being the Results of Extensive Original Surveys and Explorations, with a Supplement on the Antiquities of the West

By: Squier, E.G.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Geo. H. Derby and Co.: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266906

Condition: Good


First edition. Some loss from corners and along front joint, light stain on top corner of first few pages, front endpaper, and front board. 1851 Hard Cover. vi, 343 pp. 8vo. Includes fourteen plates and eighty wood engravings. From the preface: ... originally published in the Second Volume of the 'Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge,' in a form far too costly to be generally accessible... its officers have liberally assented to their republication in the present form, and permitted the use of the original plates and engravings... In preparing this edition, the author has added largely to th... View more info

Image for A Narrative of the Manner in which the Campaign against the Indians, in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-One, Was Conducted, under the Command of Major General St. Clair, together with His Observations on the Statements of the Secretary of War and the Quarter Master General, Relative Thereto, and the Reports of the Committees Appointed to Inquire into the Causes of the Failure Thereof: Taken from the Files of the House of Representatives in Congress.

A Narrative of the Manner in which the Campaign against the Indians, in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-One, Was Conducted, under the Command of Major General St. Clair, together with His Observations on the Statements of the Secretary of War and the Quarter Master General, Relative Thereto, and the Reports of the Committees Appointed to Inquire into the Causes of the Failure Thereof: Taken from the Files of the House of Representatives in Congress.

By: St. Clair, Arthur

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Jane Aitken: 1812

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289636

Condition: Fair


First edition. Amateur repair - new cloth laid over most of boards, free endpapers affixed to paste-downs. Edges of boards and a few pages rubbed. A good candidate for restoration - the original cloth spine appears intact beneath the repair, the boards are original and only marred by a small handwritten label on the front. 1812 Hard Cover. xix, [21], 273, [1] pp. 4to. Includes twenty pages of subscribers, providing an interesting glimpse at some of the well read citizenry of the day. Howes S-24: Attempts to vindicate his surprise and rout by Ohio Indians. Sabin 75020: A narrative of the terrib... View more info

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A History of Presidential Elections

By: Stanwood, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293259

Condition: Good


First edition. 1908 article on the Republican National Convention affixed to front endpapers and flyleaf. Ink name on front endpaper, rear hinge loosening, ink spots on page ridges. 1884 Hard Cover. CONTENTS: The Electoral System; The First Election; Washington's Second Election; John Adams; Jefferson and Burr; Jefferson Re-Elected; James Madison; An Election in War Time; The Fourth Virginia President; The Era of Good Feelings; The Second Adams; Jackson's Triumph; Jackson's Second Election; Van Buren; The Harrison Campaign; The First 'Dark Horse'; The Second Whig Victory; The Democrats Reunite... View more info

Image for The Gloucester Fire Department. Its History and Work from 1793 to 1893. The Old Machines, Fire Clubs, Hand Engines, Steamers, etc., etc., and the Part Each Performed in Fighting Fires, with a Record of Fires from 1656 to 1893.

The Gloucester Fire Department. Its History and Work from 1793 to 1893. The Old Machines, Fire Clubs, Hand Engines, Steamers, etc., etc., and the Part Each Performed in Fighting Fires, with a Record of Fires from 1656 to 1893.

By: Steam Fire Association, Gloucester, Mass.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Procter Brothers: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2070466

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front hinge just starting. 1892 Hard Cover. viii, 275 pp. 8vo. Blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Three pages of tables follow text. Photographic frontispiece of chief engineer Charles S. Marchant, photographic portraits and several illustrations of early fire trucks (including the Silsby). A one-hundred year account of firefighting in Gloucester, Massachusetts, detailing fire laws and regulations, clubs and departments, historical records of fires, descriptions of various types of firefighting equipment and its use throughout history, development of firefighting technologies, et... View more info

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Steeplechase, Hunt and Pony Racing Association Racing Calendar 1894.

By: Steeplechase, Hunt and Pony Racing Association

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Thos. G. Hall: 1894

Seller ID: 1943250

Condition: Very Good


Front free endpaper detached but included, ink name & date on front endpaper. 1894 Hard Cover. 199 pp. Original red cloth, gilt stamped titles. An annual 'calendar' released by the horse and pony racing organization, which continues to exist, though it has undergone a number of name changes in its history. It would more rightly be called an 'annual', and models itself after the British publications on the subject. Includes information on officers and members (including several notable names), register of horses over a four-year period, certificates of height, gross winnings of stables, names o... View more info

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Tell It All: The Story of a Life's Experience in Mormonism. An Autobiography

By: Stenhouse, T.B.H.; Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Price: $125.00

Publisher: A.D. Worthington & Co.: 1875

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2283766

Condition: Very Good


1875 printing. Front and end matter and a few other pages foxed, corners a bit rubbed. xxx, 623, [1] pp. 8vo. Frontispiece steel engraved portrait of the author and full-page engravings. A memoir by a wife and mother who was oppressed by the Mormon sect. Introductory preface by Harriet Beecher Stowe (abolitionist and author of Uncle Tom's Cabin), in which she argues that the new task of civilization now that slavery has been abolished, is to reverse the degradation of womanhood and motherhood, and to raise women up so they are no longer viewed as subservient or inferior. View more info

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Home Scenes and Home Sounds; or, The World from My Window.

By: Stephens, H. Marion

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fetridge and Company.: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2077476

Condition: Good


First edition. Rear free endpaper and front flyleaf removed, frontispiece & tissue guard foxed, pencil name on front endpaper. 1854 Hard Cover. 288 pp. 8vo. A collection of short stories and verse, some of which was originally published separately in periodicals. The first sort, entitled 'The Maniac's Curse - A Legend of Wyoming' is an early appearance of the name Wyoming, which would not officially become a separately named territory until fourteen years later (the name was originally made famous by the poem 'Gertrude of Wyoming', written in 1809 by Thomas Campbell). View more info

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A Call from Death to Life, Being an Account of the Suffering of Marmaduke Stephenson, William Robinson, and Mary Dyer, in New England, in the Year 1659.

By: Stephenson, Marmaduke

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Privately Reprinted / Knowles, Anthony & Co., Printers: 1865

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2265020

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #78 of 100 copies, hand-numbered on copyright page with initial M in same hand immediately beneath. Rebound in half leather with paper covered boards, gilt titles, top edge gilt, new endpapers matching boards. Original wrappers bound in. Front endpaper repaired at binding, Rene Lalique bookplate bearing the name Emilie mounted on front paste-down endpaper, bibliographic statements clipped from two references tipped in on front flyleaf, two related articles laid in. Spine faded. 1865 Half-Leather. 47, [1] pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait of John Endecott. Sabin 91318: Reprint... View more info

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Malaria and Malarial Diseases (Wood's Library of Standard Medical Authors)

By: Sternberg, George M. [Miller]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: William Wood & Company: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2077056

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Owner bookplate and crossed out ink stamp on front endpapers. 1884 Hard Cover. vii, 329 pp. 8vo. A treatise on malaria by the former United States Surgeon General, who was a pioneer in bacteriology. From Garrison-Morton 2509, referencing another of Sternberg's works: 'Independently of Pasteur he discovered the pneumococcus and was first in America to photograph the tubercle bacillus. He sent Walter Reed off to make his great discoveries regarding yellow fever.' View more info

Image for The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England; together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be Sung or Said in Churches. [with] Forms of Prayer, Proper to Be Used Before, At, and After the Receiving of the Holy Sacrament: Some of which may be fitly made Use of upon other Occasions. [with] The Whole Book of Psalms, Collected into English Metre, by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and Others. Conferr'd with the Hebrew. Set forth and Allowed to be Sung in all Churches, of all the People together, before and after Morning and Evening Prayer; and also before and after Sermons; and moreover in private Houses, for their godly Solace and Comfort, laying apart all ungodly Songs and Ballads, which tend only to the nourishing of Vice, and corrupting of Youth.

The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England; together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be Sung or Said in Churches. [with] Forms of Prayer, Proper to Be Used Before, At, and After the Receiving of the Holy Sacrament: Some of which may be fitly made Use of upon other Occasions. [with] The Whole Book of Psalms, Collected into English Metre, by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and Others. Conferr'd with the Hebrew. Set forth and Allowed to be Sung in all Churches, of all the People together, before and after Morning and Evening Prayer; and also before and after Sermons; and moreover in private Houses, for their godly Solace and Comfort, laying apart all ungodly Songs and Ballads, which tend only to the nourishing of Vice, and corrupting of Youth.

By: Sternhold, Thomas; Hopkins, John; et al

Price: $350.00

Publisher: John Baskett, Printer to the Kings most Excellent Majesty, and by the Assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd. / Benj. Barker, at the White Hart in Westminster-Hall, and Sold by W. Taylor, at the Ship in Pater-Noster Row / Susannah Collins, : 1715

Seller ID: 2275494

Condition: Very Good


Both posts and bottom front plate missing from clasps, Forms of Prayer and Book of Whole Book of Psalms pages moderately foxed throughout, Book of Common Prayer pages more lightly foxed, ink name and date on verso of front endpaper (Mary Ann _______ [illegible], April 2nd 1817), pencil note and ink An Hymn for Easter on rear endpapers. 1715 Hard Cover. [328]; 72; [96] pp. 12mo. Black boards with raised spine bands and metal accents, marbled endpapers. Two column format with red borders. The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Chur... View more info

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Kidnapped

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Henry T. Coates & Co.: 1890

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2120786

Condition: Good


No date - late 19th century edition. Hinges just starting, pencil scribbles on rear endpapers, ink numbers & small bookseller plate on front endpapers. 1890 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 262 pp. 8vo. Navy blue cloth, gilt titles & red decorations, top edge gilt, decorated title page. Seventeen-year-old David Balfour's villainous uncle has him kidnapped in order to steal his inheritance. David escapes only to fall into the dangerous company of rebels who are resisting British redcoats in the Scottish highlands. View more info

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1825 Engraving, Bodyham [Bodiam] Castle, Sussex [England]

By: Stockdale, F.W.L.; Woolnoth, W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Longman & Co., Paternoster Row, London: 1825

Seller ID: 1665494

Condition: Very Good


Matted and reading for framing. Untrimmed. Faint marginal foxing. 1825 Print. 6 x 9 sheet matted to 5 1/2 x 8 (mat measures 8 1/2 x 10 1/2). Color print of Bodyham Castle (also called Bodiam Castle). An artistic rendering that also provides a good level of architectural detail, and shows deterioration of the crenellations indicating that this castle has not seen use for some time. The print depicts the northwest facade, and one can see evidence of the original moat (this has since been restored and expanded in the early 20th century). View more info

Image for Napoleon; From Corsica to St. Helena.: Three Hundred and Thirty Reproductions of Famous Paintings

Napoleon; From Corsica to St. Helena.: Three Hundred and Thirty Reproductions of Famous Paintings

By: Stoddard, John L. [Lawson]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Werner Company: 1894

Seller ID: 2293006

Condition: Good


Hinges loosening, front endpaper loose, edges rubbed with some loss from corners. 1894 Half-Leather. 260 pp. Leather spine and corners, burgundy pebbled cloth boards, gilt titles and rules, decorated endpapers. A history of the life of Napoleon Bonaparte, told using reproductions of 330 famous paintings, with an introduction and descriptions by John L. Stoddard. View more info

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Abraham Lincoln & Andrew Johnson (The Lives of the Presidents Series, Two Books in One)

By: Stoddard, William O.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1888

Seller ID: 2202448

Condition: Very Good


Boards a bit rubbed & smudged, ink name inside front cover. 1888 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 357 pp. Embossed decorations. A dual biography of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson, part of the Lives of the Presidents Series. View more info

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A Treatise on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Chest. Part I. Diseases of the Lung and Windpipe. (Dunglison's American Medical Library.)

By: Stokes, William; Dr. Acland; Hudson, Alfred

Price: $695.00

Publisher: A. Waldie: 1837

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2072854

Condition: Good


First American edition (preceded by Dublin edition printed the same year). Front joint split (easily repaired - we are happy to include this service as part of the purchase price, or sell as is if you prefer to work directly with a bindery of your choice), minor wear to corners, front & end matter foxed. 1837 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 360 pp. 8vo. Cloth boards, brown morocco spine label, gilt titles & rules. One of two important works written by Stokes on cardiac and pulmonary diseases. Originally published in 1837, reissued in 1882 by the New Sydenham Socie... View more info

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A Treatise on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Chest. Part I. Diseases of the Lung and Windpipe.

By: Stokes, William; Dr. Acland; Hudson, Alfred

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Ed. Barrington & Geo. D. Haswell.: 1844

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2275131

Condition: Good


Second edition. Rebound: brown calf spine with gilt titles over marbled boards, new endsheets. Hinges just beginning to weaken, ink name on title page. 1844 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 528, [36] pp. 8vo. One of two important works written by Stokes on cardiac and pulmonary diseases, originally published in 1837. Stokes also wrote one of the first treatises on the use of the stethoscope. Garrison-Morton 2213: Stokes, most prominent of the Irish school of medicine, established his reputation by his book on diseases of the chest. Important among its contents are... View more info

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Lectures on Fever: Delivered in the Theatre of the Meath Hospital and County of Dublin Infirmary. [with] The Medical News and Library. Vol. XXXIV. No. 397-408. January-December 1876.

By: Stokes, William; Moore, John William

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Henry C. Lea.: 1876

Seller ID: 2034914

Condition: Good


Spine & corners rubbed, leather dry, tear halfway up binding edge of front free endpaper and flyleaf. 1876 Half-Leather. xvi, 264, 209, [1] pp. 8vo. Leather spine & corners over pebbled cloth. A collection of 33 lectures on fever by William Stokes, known for his 'A Treatise on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Chest' (Garrison-Morton 2213 calls him the 'most prominent of the Irish school of medicine'). Bound together with a full year's run of a medical journal treating various topics related to medicine and medical facilities. View more info

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Compend of Instructions in Military Tactics, and the Manual of Percussion Arms, with Extracts from the U.S. Army Regulations.

By: Stone, Ebenezer W. [Whitten]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: William White, Printer to the State: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292003

Condition: Very Good


First edition (Sabin 92037). Light stain on base of rear board, small spot on front corner. 1857 Hard Cover. 139, [3] pp. 12mo. A standard issue military reference issued to Massachusetts militia members, written by the Adjutant General of Massachusetts. View more info

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Poganuc People: Their Loves and Lives.

By: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Fords, Howard, & Hulbert.: 1878

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2272133

Condition: Near Fine


B reissue, composed of the same sheets as the second printing, with Lothrop binding (BAL 19488). Includes engraved frontispiece and all three plates in text. Minimal cosmetic wear. 1878 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 375, [9] pp. An autobiographical novel by the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. View more info

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The Minister's Wooing

By: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Derby and Jackson: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283721

Condition: Very Good


First edition, second state. BAL 19407. Sabin 92440. Pencil name on front endpaper, corners slightly exposed. 1859 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 578 pp. 8vo. Original brown blind-stamped cloth, bronze titles. A novel by the famous abolitionist and author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. This edition was preceded by two London editions issued the same year, which included a preface by Stowe not included here. View more info