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Universal History, in Perspective.

By: Willard, Emma

Price: $125.00

Publisher: A.S. Barnes & Co.: 1853

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2172097

Condition: Good


Twelfth edition. Foxed throughout, ink name crossed out on front flyleaf. 1853 Hard Cover. xxxii, 494 pp. 8vo. Maps and engravings throughout. A history of the world from the year of creation (4004 B.C.) through 1843. View more info

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A Treatise on the Law of Executors, Administrators and Guardians, and of the Remedies by and Against Them, in Surrogates' Courts of the State of New York; Together with an Account of the Jurisdiction and Practice of Those Courts in the Admeasurement of Dower.

By: Willard, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William Gould, Law Bookseller: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1930707

Condition: Good


First edition. Spine, corners, and hinges reinforced with leather & cloth, ink name handwritten & stamped on front endpapers. 1859 Full-Leather. xxiv, 592 pp. 8vo. Original full calf, red leather spine label, gilt titles. A legal reference regarding the administration of wills in New York State. View more info

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Dr. John Williams' Last Legacy, and Useful Family Guide.

By: Williams, John

Price: $65.00

Publisher: [S. Wilder]: 1827

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2012658

Condition: Good


Third edition. Top corner stained, edges rubbed with minor loss from edge of final page, pages toned, one gathering loosening. 1827 Soft Cover. 24 pp. 12mo bound in sixes. Sewn binding. A medical guide designed for use by families, offering herbal remedies for such common ailments as colic, stiff joints, hooping cough, consumption, dropsy, etc. Hoolihan 3797.1: This 1827 New York edition of the Last legacy was published separately, and in 1828 was appended to The New-Eng... View more info

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Fun-Jottings; or, Laughs I Have Taken a Pen To

By: Willis, N. [Nathaniel] Parker

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alden, Beardsley & Co. / Wanzer, Beardsley & Co.: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263035

Condition: Good


First edition, third state (BAL 22822). Boards stained, 1 inch chip from spine head, ink name and date on front endpaper (Fanny S. Lacy, May 23d 1854, Caledonia). 1853 Hard Cover. vi, 371, 4, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of short pieces, including: Larks in Vacation; Meena Dimity; or, Why Mr. Brown Crash Took the Tour; Mrs. Passable Trott; The Spirit-Love of 'Ione S---------'; The Ghost Ball at Congress Hall; Pasquali, the Tailor of Venice; The Widow by Brevet; Nora Mehidy;... View more info

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Canadian Scenery, Illustrated.

By: Willis, N.P.; Bartlett, W.H.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: James S. Virtue: 1842

Seller ID: 2274986

Condition: Good


Restoration to front joint, boards lightly discolored, tide mark to bottom margin, light foxing throughout, ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1842 Hard Cover. Both books bound together in one volume. 128; 116 pp. 4to. Half-leather, gilt titles, marbled endpapers, includes about 120 engraved plates, and a map of the eastern portion of Canada. A companion to American Scenery, published two years earlier. View more info

Image for The Universal Restoration: Exhibited in a Series of Dialogues, between a Minister and His Friend. Comprehending the Substance of Several Conversations, That the Author Hath Had with Various Persons, both in America and Europe, on That Interesting Subject, Chiefly Designed to Fully State, and Fairly to Answer the Most Common Objections That Are Brought Against it from the Scriptures.

The Universal Restoration: Exhibited in a Series of Dialogues, between a Minister and His Friend. Comprehending the Substance of Several Conversations, That the Author Hath Had with Various Persons, both in America and Europe, on That Interesting Subject, Chiefly Designed to Fully State, and Fairly to Answer the Most Common Objections That Are Brought Against it from the Scriptures.

By: Winchester, Elhanan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Isaiah Thomas, Jun.: 1803

Seller ID: 1998605

Condition: Good


Later edition, with biographical preface. Front joint weak, edges a bit rubbed, minor transfer throughout, ink stamp and pencil name on front endpapers. 1803 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 251, [1] pp. 12mo. Original full leather, red leather spine label, gilt titles & rules. Winchester's most well-known work, originally published in London in 1788. 'To this edition is prefixed, a brief account of the means and manner of the author's e... View more info

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The Process and Empire of Christ; From His Birth to the End of the Mediatorial Kingdom; A Poem, in Twelve Books.

By: Winchester, Elhanan

Price: $125.00

Publisher: William Fessenden: 1805

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1998609

Condition: Good


First American edition. Two gatherings sprung, one holding at bottom edge, other loose but included. Lightly foxed throughout, ink name and stamp and pencil notes on endpapers, quite old sticker on spine, edges rubbed. 1805 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 352 pp. 12mo. Original full leather, black leather spine label, gilt titles & rules. A long-form religious poem. Winchester's most well-known work was The Universal Restoration, originally pu... View more info

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Elements of Civil Liberty, or, the Way to Maintain Free Institutions.

By: Wisner, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Andrus, Gauntlett & Co., Printers: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2001393

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Frontispiece & title page foxed, minor loss from spine head & foot. 1853 Hard Cover. vi, 238 pp. 8vo. Original dark brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. A collection of essays on various aspects of American civil liberties, written by the pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Ithaca, NY (Sabin 104918, referring to one of Wisner's sermons, not offered here). Of particular interest are chapters on the free press and the liquor traffick (from the standpoi... View more info

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An Address on the Occasion of the Centennial Celebration of the Founding of the Pennsylvania Hospital, Delivered June 10th, 1851

By: Wood, George B. [Bacon]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: T.K. and P.G. Collins, Printers: 1851

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2026225

Condition: Good


Lacks backstrip, corners rubbed with minor loss of cloth, former copy of Rochester Academy of Medicine via the University of Michigan, donated by the author's sister-in-law (pencil number on title page, '12-16-10 G of Miss Juliana Wood' in pencil in margin of first preface page). R.A.M. bookplate on front endpaper, frontispiece foxed. This copy is also signed by George Wood on the front endpaper, and inscribed to his brother (Juliana's father): 'Richard D Wood / from his... View more info

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Life Recollections and Opinions of Solomon Jackson Woolley: An Autobiography

By: Woolley, Solomon Jackson

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cott & Hann: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2164062

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards rubbed, spine faded, page ridges & endpapers lightly foxed, minor stain to margin of one portrait. 1881 Hard Cover. 325 pp. 8vo. Blind-stamped black cloth, gilt titles, top edge gilt. Frontispiece of author, portrait of author's wife in text. A memoir of the author's various entrepreneurial efforts, along with comments regarding some of his contemporaries, including Sam Houston and Zachary Taylor. View more info

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The First Annual Report of the Commissioner of Labor, March, 1886: Industrial Depressions

By: Wright, Carroll D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington: Government Printing Office: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1540119

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edges faded. 1886 Hard Cover. 496 pp. Covers topics such as the industrial depression, railroad speculation, immigration, credit, profit-sharing, and statistical labor data of the period. View more info

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Medical Thermometry, and Human Temperature

By: Wunderlich, C.A.; Seguin, Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William Wood & Company: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1998689

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Tiny restoration mark to spine head, Rochester Academy of Medicine bookplate on front endpaper, bottom corner faintly bumped, ink name on front flyleaf. 1871 Hard Cover. viii, 280 pp. 8vo. An abridgment by Edward Seguin of 'On the Temperature in Diseases, of which Fielding H. Garrison said This classic work on temperature in disease laid the foundation of modern knowledge regarding clinical thermometry. Garrison has said of Wunderlich that he 'found fever ... View more info

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Voyage in Italie Pendant l'Annee 1789

By: Young, Arthur; Soules, Francois

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Chez J.-J. Fuchs, Libraire: 1796

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198755

Condition: Near Fine


First French edition. Boards lightly rubbed with corners just beginning to rub through, scattered light foxing in text, small contemporary owner bookplate (Buri) and larger modern bookplate on front endpaper. 1796 Half-Leather. vii, [1], 376 pp. 8vo. A late 18th century Italian travelogue, translated into French from the original English by Francois Soules, who also translated Young's 'Voyages in France'. Young was a writer on the subjects of agriculture, economics, s... View more info

Image for Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality. with the Life of the Author.

Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality. with the Life of the Author.

By: Young, Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Printed for F. and C. Rivington; Otridge and Son; Longman and Rees; Cadell and Davies; Vernor and Hood; J. Mawman; T. Hurst; J. Scatcherd; and J. Hookham / J. Cundee, Printer: 1802

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2263775

Condition: Very Good


'New Edition'. Spine and corners a bit rubbed, a few pages lightly foxed. 1802 Full-Leather. xviii, [4], 361, [5] pp. 8vo. Full black morocco, gilt titles and rules, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A long poem in blank verse, originally published in nine parts between 1742 and 1745. This edition includes the complete work, a biographical sketch of the author, and engraved illustrations by Thomas Stothard. This work was quite popular in its day, but became more so when... View more info

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Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office, United States Army. Authors and Subjects, Vol. VIII. [8]: Legier-Medicine (Naval).

By: [Billings, John Shaw]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1887

Seller ID: 2028487

Condition: Good


Boards a bit rubbed, corners lightly stained. 1887 Half-Leather. 10, 1078 pp. The eighth in a 61-volume series which spanned 81 years, and was ultimately comprised of five series. The first series (of which this volume was a part) was primarily indexed by John Shaw Billings - his work would become a cornerstone for the foundation of the National Library of Medicine. John Shaw Billings selected a dictionary arrangement for the printed Index-Catalogue and explained in his ... View more info

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The Little Musicians

By: [Bowen, C.E. (Charlotte Elizabeth)]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons: 1893

Seller ID: 1534091

Condition: Good


Front hinge weak. 1893 Hard Cover. 64 pp. 6 1/4 x 4 1/2. A late 19th century juvenile by C.E. Bowen, who also wrote The Babes in the Basket. CONTENTS: I. The Sunday-School Friend; II. A New Scholar; III. Rachel's Plan; IV. Going Out to Tea; V. Light; VI. Out of Temptation; VII. Joy for Silvio; VIII. Berta. View more info

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1811 Engraving, Carisbrook Castle, Isle of Wight [England]

By: [Brayley, Edward] [Britton, John]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, Poultry, London: 1811

Seller ID: 1665489

Condition: Very Good


Matted and reading for framing. Untrimmed. Faintly foxed, mainly to the lower margin. 1811 Print. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 sheet matted to 5 x 6 1/2 (mat measures 8 3/8 x 10 1/2). Engraving by J. Greig from a drawing by Thompson, taken from Edward Brayley's and John Britton's 'The Beauties of England and Wales'. An artistic rendering that also provides a good level of architectural detail, particularly interesting are several uniquely shaped arrow slits. The print focuses on the la... View more info

Image for A Library of Universal Literature... Part One: Science, in Fifteen Volumes: Origin of Species (2 Vols.); Descent of Man; Journal of Researches; Fragments of Science (2 Vols.); Sound; Science and Education; Data of Ethics; First Principles; Critique of Pure Reason; Philosophy of History; Electricity in Modern Life; Other Worlds Than Ours; The Microscope

A Library of Universal Literature... Part One: Science, in Fifteen Volumes: Origin of Species (2 Vols.); Descent of Man; Journal of Researches; Fragments of Science (2 Vols.); Sound; Science and Education; Data of Ethics; First Principles; Critique of Pure Reason; Philosophy of History; Electricity in Modern Life; Other Worlds Than Ours; The Microscope

By: [Devey, Joseph]; Darwin, Charles; Tyndall, John; Huxley, Thomas H.; Spencer, Herbert; Kant, Immanuel; Hegel, G.W.F. [Georg Wilhelm Friedrich]; Tunzelmann, G.W. de; Proctor, Richard A.; Gosse, Philip Henry

Price: $350.00

Publisher: P.F. Collier and Son: 1900

Seller ID: 2272296

Condition: Very Good


Spines faded, corners a bit rubbed with minor loss from spine heads and feet. 1900 Half-Leather. Part one of a four-part set, this part comprising important works of scientific history and philosophy. Leather spine and corners, gilt titles, top edges gilt, marbled boards. Includes: Origin of Species; Descent of Man; Journal of Researches; Fragments of Science; Sound; Science and Education; Data of Ethics; First Principles; Critique of Pure Reason; Philosophy of History; ... View more info

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Porter's Catechism of Health; or, Plain and Simple Rules for the Preservation of the Health and Vigour of the Constitution from Infancy to Old Age. For the Use of Schools.

By: [Faust, Bernhard Christoph; Porter, Henry H.; Condie, D. Francis]

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Literary Rooms, No. 121 Chestnut Street, Office of the Journal of Health, Journal of Law, and Family Library of Health: 1831

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 2012806

Condition: Very Good


Seventh edition. Former library copy - sticker on front board, Woodstock Historical Society bookplate on front endpaper. Boards rubbed, front free endpaper removed, one gathering loose, endpapers foxed. 1831 Hard Cover. x, 202 pp. 12mo bound in sixes. Green cloth, paper spine label. Hoolihan 1146. In relation to the original: In some bibliographies and databases, this work is attributed to Henry H. Porter, who was publisher of the journals stated in the imprint. This att... View more info

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The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni, in Three Volumes

By: [Fiorentino], Ser Giovanni; Waters, W.G.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Privately Printed for Members of the Society of Bibliophiles: 1898

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2272693

Condition: Near Fine


First English translation. Limited edition, #293 of 1000 sets. Spines toned. 1898 Hard Cover. Complete in three hardcover volumes. Grey cloth, gilt titles and decorations, top edges gilt. Translated into English from the original Italian by W.G. Waters. Illustrations by E.R. Hughes. A collection of fifty stories written by Ser Giovanni Fiorentino, the original title of which (Il Pecorone) translated as The Simpleton. Fiorentino wrote the stories in the 14th century (thou... View more info

Image for Synchronology of the Principal Events in Sacred and Profane History, from the Creation of Man, to the Present Time. Compiled from the Most Authentic Sources, Including the Following Standard Works: 'The Chronology and History of the World, by Dr. J. Blair,' Archbishop Usher's 'Annalis Veteris et Novi Testamenti,' 'Haydyn's Dictionary of Dates,' Etc., Etc.

Synchronology of the Principal Events in Sacred and Profane History, from the Creation of Man, to the Present Time. Compiled from the Most Authentic Sources, Including the Following Standard Works: 'The Chronology and History of the World, by Dr. J. Blair,' Archbishop Usher's 'Annalis Veteris et Novi Testamenti,' 'Haydyn's Dictionary of Dates,' Etc., Etc.

By: [Hawes, Stephen]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: S. Hawes: 1870

Seller ID: 2263567

Condition: Good


Boards moderately soiled, spine and edges faded, front and end matter faintly foxed, pencil name on front flyleaf. 1870 Hard Cover. 320 pp. Fold-out synchronological chart precedes text. View more info

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The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table: Every Man His Own Boswell

By: [Holmes, Oliver Wendell]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Phillips, Sampson and Company: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1863209

Condition: Very Good


First edition, second state. Minor loss from spine head, stationer's stamp on front flyleaf. 1858 Hard Cover. viii, 373 pp. Original brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles & decorations. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (August 29, 1809 – October 7, 1894) was an American physician, professor, lecturer, and author. Regarded by his peers as one of the best writers of the 19th century, he is considered a member of the Fireside Poets. His most famous prose work... View more info

Image for L'opere d'Oratio Poeta lirico comentate da Giovanni Fabrini da Fighine in lingua volgare Toscana, con ordine, che 'l Vulgare e Comento del Latino: & il Latino e Comento del Vulgare, ambedue le lingue dichiarandosi l'una con l'altra. Di nuouo ricorrette in questa seconda editione. con Privilegii. [Poems of Horace]

L'opere d'Oratio Poeta lirico comentate da Giovanni Fabrini da Fighine in lingua volgare Toscana, con ordine, che 'l Vulgare e Comento del Latino: & il Latino e Comento del Vulgare, ambedue le lingue dichiarandosi l'una con l'altra. Di nuouo ricorrette in questa seconda editione. con Privilegii. [Poems of Horace]

By: [Horace]; Fabrini, Giovanni [Francesco]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: In Venetia: Appresso Gio Battista, Marchio Sessa, & fratelli: 1573

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2128608

Condition: Fair


1573 second edition. Front board loose, 1 inch chip from spine base, boards rubbed with some loss from corners, ownership stamps and numerous handwritten names on front & rear flyleaf, minor tape repairs to front hinge, minimal marginalia. [vi], 389 ff. 8vo. 8 1/4 x 6. Elaborate printer's device depicting a cat between cherubs on title page. Collated and complete. A collection of poems by the Latin poet Horace, with commentary by Italian humanist Giovanni Fabrini. Fabrin... View more info

Image for Le Pitture di Bologna Che nella pretesa, e rimostrata sin' ora da altri maggiore antichità, e impareggiabile eccellenza nella Pittura, con manifesta evidenza di fatto, rendono il Passeggiere Disingannato, ed Istrutto. Dell' Ascoso Accademico Gelato.

Le Pitture di Bologna Che nella pretesa, e rimostrata sin' ora da altri maggiore antichità, e impareggiabile eccellenza nella Pittura, con manifesta evidenza di fatto, rendono il Passeggiere Disingannato, ed Istrutto. Dell' Ascoso Accademico Gelato.

By: [Malvasia, Carlo Cesare]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Nella Stamperia del Longhi: 1766

Seller ID: 2199431

Condition: Very Good


1766 fifth edition. Handwriting dated 1788 on front endpaper, though content is mostly obscured, ink name on title page (Di Francesco Maria Malvoli di Conegliano), modern bookplate on front endpaper, faint 1 inch circular stain to center of last couple pages along binding edge. xxxxvij, 420 pp. 12mo. Italian text. Vellum binding, title and decorative device on spine. An 18th century publication of the 17th century work by Italian scholar Carlo Cesare Malvasia, intended a... View more info

Image for 1788 History of Monroe County, New York; with Illustrations Descriptive of Its Scenery, Palatial Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactories, from Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability

1788 History of Monroe County, New York; with Illustrations Descriptive of Its Scenery, Palatial Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactories, from Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability

By: [McIntosh, W.H.]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Everts, Ensign & Everts: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1760082

Condition: Good


First edition. Board edges worn with loss of cloth along base & fore-edge, frontispiece and front flyleaf repaired with tape, one page repaired along binding. 1877 Large Hardcover. vi, 320 pp. Brown leather spine over brown cloth blind-stamped boards, gilt titles & triple rules. The original 1877 printing of this exhaustive history of Monroe County, profusely illustrated with very high quality engravings, along with maps of Monroe County and the Phelps and Gorham Purchas... View more info

Image for Cronaca Veneta Sacra e Profana, o sia un Compendio di Tutte le Cose Piu Illustri ed Antiche della Citta di Venezia. Rinnovata in Questa Ultima Edizione, e in Ogni Sua Parte di Gran Lunga con Nuove Aggiunte Accresciuta e Rimodernata, Tomo Primo e Secondo.

Cronaca Veneta Sacra e Profana, o sia un Compendio di Tutte le Cose Piu Illustri ed Antiche della Citta di Venezia. Rinnovata in Questa Ultima Edizione, e in Ogni Sua Parte di Gran Lunga con Nuove Aggiunte Accresciuta e Rimodernata, Tomo Primo e Secondo.

By: [Pacifico, Pietro Antonio]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Presso Francesco Pitteri, Con Licenza de' Superiori, e Privilegio.: 1751

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2198752

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. Rebound with new endpapers. Minor ink notes on flyleaves, modern owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. 1751 Hard Cover. [12], 310; 406 pp. 12mo. Cloth spines, gilt titles, paper over boards. Italian text. An 18th century guide to Venice by Pietro Antonio Pacifico, with engraved illustrations, including several fold-outs. View more info

Image for Portraits. [Personalized Leather-Bound Civil War Era Sammelband of 157 Engraved Political Portraits from Various Mid-19th-Century Magazines (Sartain's, Graham's, Democratic Review, United States Review)]

Portraits. [Personalized Leather-Bound Civil War Era Sammelband of 157 Engraved Political Portraits from Various Mid-19th-Century Magazines (Sartain's, Graham's, Democratic Review, United States Review)]

By: [Parker, Cornelius A.]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1870

Seller ID: 2195455

Condition: Good


Foxed throughout. 1870 Full-Leather. Unpaginated, no date of publication or publisher noted, but circa 1870. Owner's name in gilt on front board ('C.A. Parker', for Cornelius A. Parker). A collection of engraved portraits, many engraved by the famous John Sartain, who pioneered the mezzotint engraving method. Also notable is the fact that, for most of the portraits, the name of the person pictured appears in a facsimile of their own hand beneath, and the previous owner h... View more info

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Ten Years a Cowboy.

By: [Post, C.C.]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rhodes & McClure Publishing Company: 1889

Seller ID: 2123462

Condition: Good


Hinges loosening, corners rubbed ink owner name & address on front flyleaf. 1889 Hard Cover. 478, [8] pp. 8vo. Section of engraved illustrations precedes text, several other engraved plates in text. 'The story, romance and adventures of a life on the plains with the varied experiences as cow-boy, stock-owner, rancher, &c., &c.' Describes life on the plains and in the Old West, as well as cattle ranching and sheep drives. View more info

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1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort St Louis Dans L'Isle de Sanaga ou du Senegal

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665557

Condition: Near Fine


Single vertical crease down center, a few faint traces of foxing, still about near fine. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Single sheet matted to about 9 x 13 (mat measures about 14 3/4 x 18). An extensively labeled overhead view of a French colonial fort along a river in Senegal, detailing the use of each area, from magazines to the area in which slaves were kept. French text, scale along bottom. Bottom corner labeled 'Tom. II. No. 24', indicatin... View more info

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1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois et de la Ville du Cap de Corse, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par 4. Degres 50. Minutes de Latitude

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665585

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Single vertical crease down middle, tiny spot above the 'd' in Cap de Corse, some transfer from opposite page of text. Still about near fine. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 7 x 10 (mat measures 11 3/4 x 15). Labeled Tome IV. No. 6, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view of the fort complete with scale and latitudinal coordinates. A large structure labeled 'le Chateau' sit... View more info