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Sketches New and Old (American Rights)

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel Langhorne]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: American Publishing Company / Watson Gill: 1893

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2288773

Condition: Very Good


Later edition with Jumping Frog cover, ad for Tom Sawyer follows text (BAL 3651). One gathering sprung, gift note tipped in on front flyleaf. 1893 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 316, [2] pp. Brown cloth, gilt, green and black titles and decorations, floral endpapers. A collection of short stories, with one nonfiction piece (The Case of George Fisher), by the author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, known for his satirical works and his honest look at American society. View more info

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The £1,000,000 Bank-Note [One Million Pound Banknote]

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel Langhorne]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Charles L. Webster & Company: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289640

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine toned, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1893 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 260, [2], 9, [3] pp. 8vo. BAL 3436. A collection of short stories by American humorist and satirical novelist Mark Twain, best known for The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The story from which the collection takes its name follows protagonist Henry Adams as he tries to figure out how to use a large bank note given to him by wealthy benefactors. Includes: The £1,000,000 Bank-Note; Mental Telegraphy; A Cure for the Blues; The Enemy Conquered; or, Love Triumphant; Abou... View more info

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The Gilded Age: A Tale of To-day [Today]

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel Langhorne]; Warner, Charles Dudley

Price: $175.00

Publisher: American Publishing Company / F.G. Gilman & Co.: 1874

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2288750

Condition: Very Good


Early printing of BAL 3357. Rebacked with original black morocco spine labels laid down, new gilt rules. Edges rubbed, corners exposed. Includes fold-out with tear along one panel repaired with Japanese tissue. 1874 Full-Leather. xvi, [17]-574, [2] pp. 8vo. First published in 1873, The Gilded Age is both a biting satire and a revealing portrait of post-Civil War America -- an age of corruption when crooked land speculators, ruthless bankers, and dishonest politicians voraciously took advantage of the nation's peacetime optimism. With his characteristic wit and perception, Mark Twain and his co... View more info

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The Gilded Age: A Tale of To-day [Today]

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel Langhorne]; Warner, Charles Dudley

Price: $75.00

Publisher: American Publishing Company: 1874

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2288751

Condition: Good


Early printing of BAL 3357. Only one imprint on title page. Includes fold-out with several Japanese tissue repairs on reverse. Rebacked with original backstrip laid down, boards rubbed. 1874 Hard Cover. xvi, [17]-574, [2] pp. 8vo. First published in 1873, The Gilded Age is both a biting satire and a revealing portrait of post-Civil War America -- an age of corruption when crooked land speculators, ruthless bankers, and dishonest politicians voraciously took advantage of the nation's peacetime optimism. With his characteristic wit and perception, Mark Twain and his collaborator, Charles Dudley ... View more info

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The Gilded Age: A Tale of To-day [Today]

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel Langhorne]; Warner, Charles Dudley

Price: $50.00

Publisher: American Publishing Company: 1874

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2288752

Condition: Good


Early printing of BAL 3357. Lacks fold-out. Edges rubbed (through on portions of fore edge), front board lightly stained, cloth just beginning to split on rear joint, front hinge just starting, light stain on marginal corner of a few pages. McKays bookstore ad laid in. 1874 Hard Cover. xvi, [17]-574, [2] pp. 8vo. First published in 1873, The Gilded Age is both a biting satire and a revealing portrait of post-Civil War America -- an age of corruption when crooked land speculators, ruthless bankers, and dishonest politicians voraciously took advantage of the nation's peacetime optimism. With his... View more info

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The Prince and the Pauper: A Tale for Young People of All Ages

By: Twain, Mark [Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Charles L. Webster and Company: 1890

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2288756

Condition: Very Good


1890 printing of BAL 3402. Front hinge reinforced with cloth tape, boards lightly rubbed. We have more books available by this author!. 411, [5] pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles, gold and black decorations. Tom Canty has always wanted to be rich, until he meets the Prince of Wales - and they switch places! Tom quickly finds out that being rich and powerful isn't nearly as fun as he'd hoped. Now he wants his old life back, but the real prince has disappeared! ILLUSTRATIONS: The Little Prince of Poverty Passed In; The Two Went and STood Side by Side Before a Great Mirror; Name Thy Name -- Who A... View more info

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The Prince and the Pauper: A Tale for Young People of All Ages

By: Twain, Mark [Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288759

Condition: Fair


First edition, second state (BAL 3402). Binder's copy. Binding loose in several places, boards rubbed, corners exposed, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1882 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 411, [5] pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles, gold and black decorations. Tom Canty has always wanted to be rich, until he meets the Prince of Wales - and they switch places! Tom quickly finds out that being rich and powerful isn't nearly as fun as he'd hoped. Now he wants his old life back, but the real prince has disappeared! ILLUSTRATIONS: The Little Prince of Poverty Passed In; T... View more info

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Incidents of Travel to California, across the Great Plains; together with the Return Trips through Central America and Jamaica; to which are added Sketches of the Author's Life.

By: Udell, John

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Printed for the Author at the Sentinel Office: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289780

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Rebound with new end sheets. Foxed throughout with some transfer, ink ownership stamp of Amos Weiss on a couple pages. 1856 Hard Cover. viii, [9], 302, [6] pp. 8vo. Frontispiece portrait of author. Howes U-3. Sabin 97663. Early accounts of California and the gold rush, Salt Lake City and the Mormons, the Pacific (i.e. transcontinental) railroad, Nicaragua, Panama, and Jamaica. Also included is the Declaration of Independence in its entirety. Udell was a farmer and Baptist preacher who made the journey to California four times, returning by sea the first three times, and remaini... View more info

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The Lost Word: A Christmas Legend of Long Ago

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283606

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Spine and edges slightly faded, very faint discoloration to portion of front board. 1898 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 71, [5] pp. 8vo. Amy Richards trade binding with her initials incorporated. Original green cloth, gilt titles & decorations, top edge gilt. Frontispiece and plates by Corwin K. Tinson. A Christmas legend by the author known for his religiously themed fiction. View more info

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Ptomains, Leucomains, Toxins and Antitoxins: or The Chemical Factors in the Causation of Disease.

By: Vaughan, Victor C.; Novy, Frederick G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lea Brothers & Co.: 1896

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2036386

Condition: Good


Third edition, revised and enlarged. Stain on top corner, ink name stamp on front endpapers. 1896 Hard Cover. xii, 604, 16 pp. 8vo. A study of poisons and chemicals attributed as causes of disease. Bibliography and index follow text. Garrison-Morton 712. View more info

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Memoirs of the Court of Prussia. from the German of Dr. Edward Vehse (Nelson's Modern Library)

By: Vehse, Edward [Karl Eduard]; Demmler, Franz C.F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290465

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine and edges a bit toned, front and end matter faintly foxed, frontispiece and title page very dark along edges, owner bookplate and dealer plate on front endpaper. 1854 Hard Cover. xvi, [17]-532 pp. 8vo. A history of Prussia from the reign of Frederick William I through the reign of Frederick William III, translated from the German of historian and archivist Karl Eduard Vehse. View more info

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Hector Servadac. [Off on a Comet]

By: Verne, Jules; Frewer, Ellen E.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Scribner, Armstrong & Co.: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291995

Condition: Good


First American edition. Tear along spine head, corners rubbed with some loss, hinges weak, one gathering sprung but holding. 1878 Hard Cover. x, [4], 370, [4] pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt & black titles, gilt decorations including images of planets and hot air balloon. Translated from Verne's original French by Ellen E. Frewer, with 96 engraved illustrations. One of Verne's lesser-known works, Hector Servadac (also titled Off on a Comet in some translations) tells the story of a group of people living on a piece of land that has broken away from Earth after the comet Gallia collides wit... View more info

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Yankee Girls in Zulu Land

By: Vescelius-Sheldon, Louise

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Worthington Co.: 1888

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2201265

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Formerly loose gathering now repaired, faint pencil name on front flyleaf, very faint water stains and 1 x 3/4 inch bookseller sticker inside rear board. 1888 Hard Cover. 287 pp. A presentation of one woman's experience in Africa, with a strong focus on incorporating racial tensions. View more info

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Annals of a Fortress [Translated from the French Histoire d'une Forteresse]

By: Viollet-le-Duc, E.; Bucknall, Benjamin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266236

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Rear endpaper split along hinge but binding not at all loose. Pencil name and date (Aug 9 1888) on front endpaper. 1876 Hard Cover. xv, 390 pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt castle illustration on front board. A work on military fortifications in the context of France, with mentions of various sieges, the evolution of fortress construction, and the town of La Roche-Pont as fortified by Errard de Bar-le-Duc and M. Vauban. Viollet-le-Duc was no stranger to battle, and a brilliant architect in his own right - he was hired to design the internal structure of the Statue of... View more info

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Alexandra Feodorowna, Empress of Russia, in Two Volumes [Feodorovna]

By: von Grimm, A. Th. [August Theodor]; Lady Wallace

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Edmonston and Douglas: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283852

Condition: Good


First edition. Hinges repaired by previous owner, edges and front and end matter foxed, bottom corner of front free endpaper of each volume clipped. 1870 Hard Cover. Complete in two volumes. xv, [1], 325, [3]; viii, 424 pp. 8vo. A biography of Alexandra Feodorowna (Charlotte of Prussia), the wife of Tsar Nicholas II. The work was written by a teacher to the Romanovs, who worked first for Alexander II, then for Nicholas I. It was originally published in Leipzig just six years after the empress's death, and translated into English for this edition by Lady Wallace. Frontispiece in each volume. View more info

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Vortrage und Reden von Hermann von Helmholtz: Zugleich Dritte Auflage der 'Popularen Wissenschaftlichen Vortrage' des Verfassers. Erster und Zweiter Band.

By: von Helmholtz, Hermann

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Freidrich Vieweg und Sohn.: 1884

Seller ID: 1999482

Condition: Very Good


Boards a bit rubbed & soiled, lightly foxed on a few pages. 1884 Half-Leather. xi, 396; ix, 380 pp. Two volumes in one. 8vo. Maroon morocco spine & corners over light red cloth boards, gilt titles, green endpapers. A collection of Hermann von Helmholtz's lectures and speeches. von Helmholtz was a German physician, and an important figure in ophthalmology specifically, and the physiology of perception in general. He also made contributions to advancements in the sciences of mechanics and electromagnetism, and the largest association of research institutions in Germany bears his name (the Helmho... View more info

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The Illustrated History of All Nations, From the Creation of the World to the Present Time

By: Von Muller, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bradley, Dayton, and Company: 1861

Seller ID: 2205521

Condition: Very Good


Professional rebacked with new corners, includes numerous engravings. Edges rubbed, pages faintly foxed with a few light stains, ink stamp. 1861 Large Hardcover. xxviii, 1366 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Book I. From the origin of the human race to the age of the Trojan War; Book II. From the first rise of republican governments to the time of Solon; Book III. Sources of the Grecian History; Book IV. Revolutions in Greece from the age of Solon to the conquests of the Romans in Asia; Book V. Sources of Roman History; Book VI. The republic of Rome; Book VII. The Roman Empire under the Caesars as ... View more info

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A Compendium of Astronomy; Intended to Simplify and Illustrated the Principles of the Science, and Give a Concise View of the Motions and Aspects of the Great Heavenly Luminaries; Adapted to the Use of Common Schools, as well as Higher Seminaries. (Stereotype Edition)

By: Vose, John

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Carter, Hendee & Co.: 1834

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2130413

Condition: Fair


Light stain to bottom half of boards & pages (does not affect legibility), edges rubbed with 1 inch chip from spine head, front free endpaper removed, lightly foxed throughout. 1834 Hard Cover. viii, 184 pp. 12mo. Leather spine, printed paper over boards. Eight fold-out plates follow text, depicting various aspects of the solar system (planets, the moon, patterns of orbit, stars, constellations, etc.). A guide to basic astronomy for the use of students. Includes an introductory sketch of the history of ancient astronomy, a glossary of astronomical terms, and chapters on: the solar system; caus... View more info

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The Annual Register, or A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1791

By: W. Otridge and Son

Price: $50.00

Publisher: W. Otridge and Son; R. Faulder; J. Cuthell; Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe; J. Nunn; R. Lea; Lackington, Allen, and Co.; E. Jeffery: 1810

Seller ID: 2200982

Condition: Fair


Most of spine leather absent. Formerly the property of Lenox Library (bookplate dated Feb. 1874 on front paste-down). Front board detached, cover wear, page ridges lightly foxed, text unmarked and binding remains sound. 1810 Hard Cover. 216; 238; 199. 8 1/2 x 5 3/8. 8vo. Original quarter-leather, marbled boards. Paginated in three separate sections, topics include History of Europe; Chronicle; State Papers; Characters; Natural History; Useful Projects; Antiquities; Miscellaneous Essays; Poetry; Account of Books for 1791. Includes an early mention of the medical uses of electricity; a treatise ... View more info

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The Tour of James Monroe, President of the United States, through the Northern and Eastern States, in 1817; His Tour in the Year 1818; together with A Sketch of His Life; with Descriptive and Historical Notices of the Principal Places through which He Passed.

By: Waldo, S. [Samuel] Putnam

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Silas Andrus: 1820

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2289774

Condition: Good


Second edition. Edges rubbed, leather drying, lightly foxed throughout, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1820 Full-Leather. xii, [13]-348 pp. 12mo. Frontispiece of James Monroe. Howes W-29. Sabin 101012. A biographical sketch of the fifth president of the United States, with an account of his election, inauguration, inaugural speech, and journeys in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, and Ohio. Historical details about various locales, and transcriptions of some of Monroe's correspondence, are also included. View more info

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The Tour of James Monroe, President of the United States, through the Northern and Eastern States, in 1817; His Tour in the Year 1818; together with A Sketch of His Life; with Descriptive and Historical Notices of the Principal Places through which He Passed.

By: Waldo, S. [Samuel] Putnam

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Silas Andrus: 1820

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2289775

Condition: Good


Second edition. Boards rubbed, top corner stained, foxed throughout. 1820 Full-Leather. xii, [13]-348 pp. 12mo. Frontispiece of James Monroe. Howes W-29. Sabin 101012. A biographical sketch of the fifth president of the United States, with an account of his election, inauguration, inaugural speech, and journeys in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, and Ohio. Historical details about various locales, and transcriptions of some of Monroe's correspondence, are also included. View more info

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Pathology, Founded on the Natural System of Anatomy and Physiology; A Philosophical Sketch, in which the Natural Classification of Diseases, and the Distinction between Morbid and Curative Symptoms, Afforded by Pain or its Absence, Are Pointed Out; as well as the Errors of Homoeopathy and Other Hypotheses. [Homeopathy]

By: Walker, Alexander

Price: $135.00

Publisher: J. & H.G. Langley: 1842

Seller ID: 2009227

Condition: Near Fine


Former copy of the Union Philosophical Society of Dickinson College, with their bookplate on front endpaper and sticker on spine. The bookplate lists two donors for this copy: J.W. Barrett of Berwick, and A.S. Hank. Small dealer bookplate (J. Pancoast) also on front endpaper. Lightly foxed. 1842 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 186, 24 pp. 12mo, bound in sixes. A work attempting to sketch the outlines of a natural system of Pathology. This appears to be the first trade edition, and the second edition overall: according to the advertisement preceding the text, It... View more info

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The Complete Angler, or the Contemplative Man's Recreation

By: Walton, Izaak; Cotton, Charles; Lowell, James Russell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1889

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2172099

Condition: Near Fine


1898 printing. Spine & board edges faded, ink name & date on front endpaper. 1889 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. lxxvi, 465 pp. 8vo. 'First published in 1653, Izaak Walton's The Compleat Angler celebrates the art and spirit of fishing in prose and verse. Walton infused his work with anecdotes and commentaries on catching and preparing everything from carp to trout, chub to pike. The Compleat Angler is as fresh and relevant today as it was two and a half centuries ago. The Compleat Angler continues to be must reading for every new generation of fishermen (and fisher w... View more info

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The Compleat Angler; or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing Not Unworthy the Perusal of Most Anglers

By: Walton, Izaak; Lang, Andrew

Price: $125.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent and Company, at Aldine House: 1896

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2291116

Condition: Very Good


First thus. 1/4 inch tear to spine head, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1896 Hard Cover. lviii, [2], 319, [1] pp. 8vo. Original dark olive cloth, gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations, top edge gilt. Includes all 21 original chapters by Isaak Walton, a new introduction and notes by Andrew Lang, and illustrations by Edmund Joseph Sullivan. The Compleat Angler was first published in 1653, but Walton continued to add to it for a quarter of a century. It is a celebration of the art and spirit of fishing in prose and verse; 6 verses were quoted from John Dennys's 1613 work Secrets of Angli... View more info

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Harper's New Monthly Magazine (No. 562, March 1897)

By: Warner, Charles Dudley; Hutton, Laurence, et al

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1897

Seller ID: 2200983

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1897 Magazine. 28, [3], [498]-654, [2], 1-4, 29-96 pp. Printed wrappers. CONTENTS: Love And Death (illustration) - Howard Pyle; Love and Death (poem) - Howard Pyle; The Awakening of a Nation, Part II - Charles F. Lummis; Separ's Vigilante: A Story - Owen Wister; Astronomical Progress of the Century - Henry Smith Williams; Perdita: A Story - Hildegarde Hawthorne; The Unreturning: A Poem - Margaret E. Sangster; Mrs. Henry G. Marquand - E.A. Alexander; La Gommeuse: A Story - Charles Belmont Davis; Preparedness for Naval War - Captain A.T. Mahan; The Martian: A Novel, Part IV - Ge... View more info

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Physical Education and the Preservation of Health.

By: Warren, John C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: William D. Ticknor & Company: 1846

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2012651

Condition: Very Good


Rebound in new wrappers with new endpapers. Author and title with date in pencil on front wrapper. 1846 Soft Cover. iv, 90 pp. 12mo, bound in sixes. Plain buff wrappers, sewn binding. Hoolihan 3714.1: Warren's earlier essay on the subject, with the addition of eight sections on digestion, exercise, sleep, bathing, tobacco use, etc. Hoolihan states, in reference to the original edition: The Lecture is an early publication of Warren's August 1830 address to the Americana Institute of Instruction on the education of adolescent females as it relates to their physical as well as intellectual develo... View more info

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The Justice's Manual: Or, A Summary of the Powers and Duties of Justices of the Peace, In the State of New-York; Containing a Variety of Practical Forms, Adapted to Cases Civil and Criminal

By: Waterman, Thomas G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Websters and Skinners: 1829

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2199444

Condition: Good


Second edition. Boards rubbed, a few tears to spine head & foot, pages lightly foxed. 1829 Full-Leather. 294 pp. An early 19th century work of judicial law, focusing on the statutes applicable within New York State. CONTENTS: Part I - Of the powers and duties of Justices of the Peace, under the provisions of title 4, of Chapter 2, of part 3 of the Revised Statutes, entitled, of Courts held by Justices of the Peace; Part II - Of the powers and duties of Justices of the Peace, under various statutes; Part III - Of the powers and duties of Justices of the Peace, in relation to proceedings in crim... View more info

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A True Relation Concerning the Estate of New-England as it was Presented to His Matie.

By: Waters, Henry F.; Banks, Charles E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: David Clapp & Son: 1886

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2008085

Condition: Very Good


Lightly toned. 1886 Stapled Binding. 15, [1] pp. Stapled binding, pink wrappers, black stamped titles. A transcription from three copies of a manuscript written about 1634, found in the British Museum. Transcribed by Henry F. Waters, A.M., with notes by Charles E. Banks, M.D. Reprinted from the New-England Historical and Genealogical Register for January, 1886. View more info

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The Yankee Tea-Party; or, Boston in 1773. (The Young American's Library.)

By: Watson, Henry C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Lindsay and Blakiston: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293117

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Not in Sabin or Howes. Spine a bit faded, lightly foxed throughout. 1851 Hard Cover. xii, 13-192 pp. 12mo. Woodcut frontispiece and illustrations. A history of various events leading up to or directly connected with the fight for American independence. Includes: Introduction; The Lebanon Club; The Skirmish at Lexington; The Fight at Concord; The Fifer's Story; Arnold's Expedition; Expedition against Ticonderoga; Putnam's Escape; The Battle of Bennington; Capture of General Sullivan; Patriotism of Mrs. Borden; Escape of Captain Plunkett; Treason of Rugsdale; Cruelty of Tarlton; L... View more info

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Public Health Papers and Reports Volume XX [20], Presented at the Twenty-Second Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Montreal, Canada, September 25-28, 1894, together with Other Papers and an Abstract of the Records and Proceedings - Quarterly Series, Volume I [1]

By: Watson, Irving A.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Republican Press Association: 1895

Seller ID: 2161038

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge starting. 1895 Hard Cover. iv, 843 pp. A collection of several dozen papers by various authors, including works on diphtheria, tuberculosis, yellow fever, etc. Index follows text. View more info