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The Sunday-School Pocket Almanac for the Year of Our Lord 1850.

By: American Sunday-School Union

Price: $75.00

Publisher: American Sunday-School Union: 1849

Seller ID: 1821311

Condition: Good


Gatherings resewn (appears to have been done some time ago). Toned, with creases corners and light foxing, small chip from fore-edge of front wrapper. 1849 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 32 pp. Unclear whether this was issued in self-wrappers, or if this copy lacks cover (my inclination is toward the former). A scarce publication in any year of issue - two examples located in OCLC, and another at the New York State Library for a different year. Includes an almanac for 1850, one page dedicated to each month, with historical events chronicled in the margin. Engravings,... View more info

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A Contribution to the Physiological Study of Veratrum Viride and Veratria, (With Experiments on Lower Animals, Made at La Grange St. Laboratory, 1869).

By: Amory, R.; Webber, S.G.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: David Clapp & Son: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1999581

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint stain to top page margin, minor loss from spine head. 1869 Hard Cover. 66, [1] pp. 8vo. Original purple pebbled cloth, gilt titles. First appearance in book form - originally printed in the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal. An account of experiments by the authors with the poisonous plant and its extracts, along with a historical survey of its use to treat rheumatism, neuralgia, and hypertension. Tables throughout, single illustration, bibliography follows text. Rather scarce, with no copies available on the market at the time of our research, and only 7 copies listed i... View more info

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1809 Prints - Two Views of Scotney Castle [Kent, England], Etched by Letitia Byrne from Drawings by P. Amsinck

By: Amsinck, P.; Byrne, Letitia

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edmund Lloyd, Harley Street, London: 1809

Seller ID: 1665562

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Excellent examples of two fine engravings. 1809 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 8 1/4 x 10 3/8 each (mat measures 13 x 19 1/4). Both engravings were done by Letitia Byrne, well known for her work in the first half of the 19th century. Scotney Castle was a fortified house originally constructed in the late 14th century. The prints show the causeway leading to the main gate, as well as the rear of the structure which is surrounded by a large moat (more of a small lake). The eastern wall of this fortification is significant in that it w... View more info

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1809 Engraving of Hever Castle [Edenbridge, Kent, England]

By: Amsinck, P.; Byrne, Letitia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Edmund Lloyd, Harley Street, London: 1809

Seller ID: 1665578

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. An exceptional example. 1809 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 12 (mat measures 11 3/4 x 14 1/4). An engraving by Letitia Byrne, well-known for her work in the first half of the 19th century. The print shows the bridge approach to the gatehouse, and the moat surrounding the structure. This castle began as a country house and evolved into a significant fortification with arrow slits, crenellations, and other defensive features. View more info

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Bigamy and Polygamy. Review of the Opinion of the Supreme Court of the United States, Rendered at the October Term, 1878, in the Case of George Reynolds, Plaintiff in Error, vs The United States, Defendant in Error.

By: An Old Lawyer [Reed, Henry]

Price: $450.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2174276

Condition: Good


Some loss along wrapper edges and split along front wrapper edge, two crude repairs on front wrapper, chip from bottom margin corner of last few pages, faint stain along base. Bound into Coverbind protective cover at binding edge. 1878 Soft Cover. 33 pp. Blue printed wrappers. A pro-Mormon review of the ruling from the first freedom of religion case to come before the United States Supreme Court, focusing on the Mormon practices of bigamy and polygamy. George Reynolds, the plaintiff, was secretary to the First Presidency of the LDS Church under Brigham Young. This court case was a response to ... View more info

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The Physiology of Marriage.

By: An Old Physician [Alcott, William Andrus]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: John P. Jewett & Co.: 1856

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2286494

Condition: Very Good


Reprint ('Fifteenth Thousand' stated on title page). Boards lightly rubbed, front and end matter foxed. 1856 Hard Cover. vi, [7]-259, [1] pp. 12mo bound in sixes. Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles & rules. Hoolihan 42. In reference to original edition, Hoolihan states: Alcott devotes himself in this frequently reprinted work to the social and moral, as well as the physical consideration of the relations of men and women in marriage. Alcott provides admonitions on 'premature marriage'... the importance of an early understanding of reproductive physiology; the dangers in courtship of the 'p... View more info

Image for Clarissimi Iurisconsulti Petri Io Ancharani Regiensis Familiarum Iuris Quaestionum Libri Tres. Hac Postrema Editione Prioribus duobus, qui publice circunferebantur, tertius additur liber, Omnibus tum in vtroque foro versantibus, tum in scholis docentibus apprime necessarij. Cum in indice locorum memorabilium locupletissimo.

Clarissimi Iurisconsulti Petri Io Ancharani Regiensis Familiarum Iuris Quaestionum Libri Tres. Hac Postrema Editione Prioribus duobus, qui publice circunferebantur, tertius additur liber, Omnibus tum in vtroque foro versantibus, tum in scholis docentibus apprime necessarij. Cum in indice locorum memorabilium locupletissimo.

By: Ancharani, Petri Io [Peter of Ancarano]

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Ex Officina Damiani Zenarl: 1580

Seller ID: 2274206

Condition: Very Good


Collated and complete. Rebound in quarter vellum with marbled boards, morocco spine labels, gilt titles and rules. Minor chip from edge of marbled paper on rear board. 1580 Hard Cover. [xxxviii], 217 ff. A sixteenth century Latin edition of Peter of Ancarano's discussion of jurisprudence and legal precedents as related to domestic law. The author was an Italian jurist (c. 1333-1416). Three books in one volume, this 1580 edition being the first appearance of book three. View more info

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Hans Andersen's Story Book. with a Memoir [Fairy Tales]

By: Andersen, Hans [Christian]; Howitt, Mary

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Allen Brothers: 1869

Seller ID: 2283812

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faded, ink name stamp crossed out on title page, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1869 Hard Cover. vi, 9-154, 7-187, [3] pp. Beautiful blind-stamped purple cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Engraved frontispiece, portrait of Andersen from a painting by Carl Hartmann, and several other illustrations in text. A collection of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen, known for The Princess on the Pea, Thumbelina, The Little Mermaid, The Emperor's New Clothes, etc. Includes: Memoir of Hans Christian Andersen (by Mary Howitt), A Picture-Book without Pictures; My Boots; Scenes on the Danub... View more info

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Medical Clinic: Diseases of the Chest. Condensed and Translated, with Observations

By: Andral, G. [Gabriel]; Spillan, D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ed. Barrington & Geo. D. Haswell.: 1843

Seller ID: 1999548

Condition: Good


Joints cracked but holding, boards rubbed, front free endpaper absent, ink gift note on title page. 1843 Full-Leather. 408 p. 8vo. Original full calf, black morocco spine label, gilt titles & rules. A treatise on cardiopulmonary disease by the French physician who also wrote the first monography on haematology. View more info

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A Treatise on Pathological Anatomy, in Two Volumes

By: Andral, G. [Gabriel]; Townsend, Richard; West, William

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Samuel Wood & Sons: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2008666

Condition: Good


First American edition, and the second English translation (preceded by an 1829 Irish imprint). Former library copy, usual marks. Spine labels absent, joints cracked with minor loss from spine head of volume 1, more significant loss from spine of vol. 2, ink owner information on endpapers, lightly foxed. 1832 Full-Leather. viii, 424; xviii,507 pp. 8vo. Original full calf, gilt titles & rules. A treatise on pathological anatomy by the French physician who also wrote the first monography on haematology. Heirs of Hippocrates 1582: Andral asked an Irish physician, Richard Townsend (fl. 1795), to t... View more info

Image for The Doctor's Experiment: The Adventures and Experiences of One of Dr. Reade's Pupils as Narrated by Himself

The Doctor's Experiment: The Adventures and Experiences of One of Dr. Reade's Pupils as Narrated by Himself

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Religious Tract Society: 1894

Seller ID: 2202015

Condition: Very Good


Undated, ink gift note on front endpaper dated 1894. Three small light spots on back panel. vii, 360 pp. 7 3/8 x 5 5/8. Original grey cloth, beveled edges, gilt, black & red design, fore-edges gilt, floral endpapers. View more info

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My Son's Manual, Comprising A Summary View of the Studies, Acomplishments, and Principles of Conduct, Best Suited for Promoting Respectability and Success in Life

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.: 1838

Seller ID: 2290915

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, spine sunned, pages foxed throughout, ink & pencil marks on endpapers (text unmarked). 1838 Small Hard Cover. vi, [7]-288 pp. 16mo. A book from the early 19th century meant as a guide to lead the boy into manhood. Includes sections on: Classical learning, industry, The Imagination and the Importance of its proper regulation, A good heart necessary to enjoy the beauties of nature, Filial love, Fraternal love, The want of Decision of Character, On Buffoonery in Conversation, etc. View more info

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Captain Wolf and Other Sketches of Animal Biography

By: Anonymous (By the Author of 'Under the Lime-Trees,' 'Aunt Annie's Stories,' Etc., Etc.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Co., Grand Street: 1870

Seller ID: 2200942

Condition: Good


A couple pages loosening but included., pencil name on front endpaper, a few pages lightly foxed. 1870 Hard Cover. viii, 309, [3] pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, embossed black & gold design and gilt titles. Includes twenty-two (22) full-page illustrations (black & white plates) by Emil Bayard & Ernest Griset. A collection of stories featuring animal characters. CONTENTS: Captain Wolf; Guy's Two Homes; Tiny and Furry, or The Life and Times of a Beaver; Fox and His Family; The King of the Poultry-Yard; Robin's Experiences; Mother Rat and Her Little Ones.Keywords: LITERATURE FABLES DECORATIVE BI... View more info

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The United States and Canada, in 1832, 1833, and 1834. in Two Volumes.

By: Arfwedson, C.D.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Richard Bentley: 1834

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290421

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Howes A-304, Sabin 1943. Rebound in half leather with new end sheets. Spines a bit faded, front and end matter foxed (including frontispieces), a few other pages lightly foxed. 1834 Half-Leather. vii, [1], 433, [1]; vii, [1], 418, [2] pp. 8vo. Engraved frontispieces of the source of the Hudson River and the first Dutch governor's house in Albany, New York. View more info

Image for A History of the Baptists; Traced by Their Vital Principles and Practices, from the Time of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to the Year 1889.

A History of the Baptists; Traced by Their Vital Principles and Practices, from the Time of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to the Year 1889.

By: Armitage, Thomas; Curry, J.L.M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Bryan, Taylor, & Co.: 1889

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 2287261

Condition: Good


Revised and enlarged edition. Hinges repaired, corners a bit rubbed, small owner bookplate on front endpaper, front and end matter lightly foxed. 1889 Hard Cover. xviii, 990 pp. Tall 8vo. Includes an introduction by J.L.M. Curry and 173 engravings. A history of the Baptists from the time of John the Baptist through 1889, with chapters on the Waldensians, the Bohemian Brethren and the Lollards, Baptist congregations in numerous countries, The Reformation, pilgrims and puritans, the banishment of Roger Williams, the settlement of Rhode Island, Baptist centers of influence in America, the Revolut... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold, Complete Edition with Biographical Introduction [Poems of Matthew Arnold]

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. / Norwood Press: 1897

Seller ID: 2290943

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal cosmetic wear, ink name and year (1908) on front flyleaf. 1897 Half-Leather. xxvii, [1], 502 pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine and corners, green morocco spine label, marbled paper over boards, gilt titles and decorations, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Photographic frontispiece of author. A collection of poetry by British poet Matthew Arnold, with biographical introduction and bibliography preceding text. View more info

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Medical and Surgical Monographs (Dunglison's American Medical Library.)

By: Ashwell, Samuel; Carpenter, William B.; Graves, Robert J.; Henry, William Charles; Hughes, H.M.; Key, Charles Aston; Scoutetten, H.; Stokes, William; Taylor, Alfred S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: A. Waldie: 1840

Seller ID: 2026804

Condition: Fair


Former copy of Genesee County Medical Library, only a few marks. Boards rubbed, front joint cracked, pages faintly stained. 1840 Full-Leather. 345 pp. 8vo. Includes six fold-out maps. A collection of medical and surgical monographs by various specialists. Topics included: Asiatic cholera; club foot; the heart; fibrinous concretions of the nervous system; perforations of the stomach; syphilis; typhus fever; incisions of the uterus. View more info

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Health Dress.

By: Austin, Harriet N.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: [Hygienic Tract Society]: 1886

Edition: Review Copy

Seller ID: 2266079

Condition: Near Fine


Appears to be a review copy, with 'Compliments of the Author' printed on the front wrapper, and a bound in note encouraging readers to order additional copies from the publisher. 1/4 inch repaired tear on edge of front wrapper. 1886 Soft Cover. 20 pp. Sewn binding. Hoolihan 176. A brief guide to the relationship between clothing and health, by the author who also published a work on hydropathy entitled How to Take Baths. View more info

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Avery Architectural Library Catalogue 1895: A Memorial Library of Architecture, Archaeology, and Decorative Art

By: Avery Architectural Library

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Columbia: 1895

Seller ID: 2205247

Condition: Fair


About 20 loose pages, the paper of which seems quite fragile, hinges weak, boards rubbed. 1895 Half-Leather. A list of every book available in the Columbia University Architectural Library from the year 1895. View more info

Image for Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York, for the Year 1865.

Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York, for the Year 1865.

By: Bailey, Wm. H.; Hyde, Frederick; Robertson, C.A.; Taylor, Charles Fayette; Hough, Franklin B.; Gay, Chas. C.F.; West, Henry S.; Burr, Charles; Eastman, H.N.; Doctor Armsby; Vanderpoel, S.O.; Taylor, Isaac E.; Smith, Wm. Manlius; Ramsay, Cyrus; Richardson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: C. Wendell, Printer.: 1865

Seller ID: 2275125

Condition: Good


Margins stained, some loss along spine edges, front free endpaper removed. 1865 Hard Cover. vii, [1], 375, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of medical papers by various authors, with discussions of: phlegmonoid erysipelas; meningitis; quinine; ligature of the subclavian artery; pneumonia; placenta previa; smallpox and vaccinations; opium; remedial inhalation; the insane poor and asylums; the ophthalmoscope; epithelial cancer; diploteratology; Chautauqua County physicians; Mason F. Cogswell, M.D.; Thomas Goodsell, M.D.; Pelatiah Brooks, M.D.; James Stewart, M.D. Illustrated with color and black-and-wh... View more info

Image for Connecticut Historical Collections, Containing a General Collection of Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, &c. Relating to the History and Antiquities of Every Town in Connecticut, with Geographical Descriptions. Illustrated by 190 Engravings.

Connecticut Historical Collections, Containing a General Collection of Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, &c. Relating to the History and Antiquities of Every Town in Connecticut, with Geographical Descriptions. Illustrated by 190 Engravings.

By: Barber, John Warner

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Durrie & Peck and J.W. Barber / B.L. Hamlen: 1836

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2278318

Condition: Good


Second edition. Former Princeton University library copy (stamped 'withdrawn' on their bookplate). Professionally rebacked with original backstrip laid down, small owner bookplate on front endpaper (C.H. Burkman, former research librarian at Princeton's Firestone Library), foxed throughout. 1836 Full-Leather. viii, 560 pp. 8vo. Hand-colored fold-out map of Connecticut precedes text, engraved frontispiece, engraved plates and cuts throughout text. This work is commonly credited as the first popular work of local history published in the United States. A historian and engraver, Barber's historie... View more info

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1839 Castellation Engraving Showing Various Historical Fortifications

By: Barnett, J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: J. Nichols & Son: 1839

Seller ID: 1665588

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. An exceptional example. 1839 Print. Matted to 10 3/8 x 7 3/4 (mat measures 14 3/4 x 11 3/4). Ten separate fortifications illustrated in 11 images on one sheet, showing the following: ancient Greek castle; Roman castle; British keep (Launceston); Norman keep (Newcastle upon Tyne) - two elevational views (east front and N to S); principal chamber; Bodiam Castle, 14th Century; Queenborough; Hurstmonceaux, 15th Century; Thornbury 16th Century; Scotch Dun. An excellent survey of various styles. View more info

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The Little Minister

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Publishers Corporation: 1897

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2077493

Condition: Fine


First thus. An exceptional copy. 1897 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 375, [6] pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth, gilt titles & elaborate gilt decorations, top edge gilt. A new edition revised by the author, with a literary and biographical portrait preceding text, photographic frontispiece, and several engraved plates. A novel by the creator of Peter Pan, and inspiration for the 1934 Katharine Hepburn film, originally 'published in 1891 and dramatized in 1897. The Little Minister is set in Thrums, a Scottish weaving village based on Barrie’s birthplace, and concerns Gav... View more info

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The Little Minister, in Two Volumes (The Kirriemuir Edition)

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: H.M. Caldwell Company: 1898

Seller ID: 2287165

Condition: Near Fine


Pencil name on front endpaper of each volume. 1898 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in two volumes. xliv, [2], 290, [2]; vi, [4], 326, [2] pp. 8vo. The Kirriemuir Edition, named after the author's birthplace. Red cloth, elaborate gilt decorations, gilt titles and top edge, etchings by G.W.H. Ritchie. This edition also features a literary and biographical portrait of J.M. Barrie. A novel by the creator of Peter Pan, and inspiration for the 1934 Katharine Hepburn film, originally published in 1891 and dramatized in 1897. The Little Minister is set in Thrums, a S... View more info

Image for The History of Massachusetts, in Three Volumes: The Colonial Period; The Provincial Period; The Commonwealth Period.

The History of Massachusetts, in Three Volumes: The Colonial Period; The Provincial Period; The Commonwealth Period.

By: Barry, John Stetson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philips, Sampson, and Company / Published for the Author and for sale by His Agent, Henry Barry, at No. 20 Washington Street: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2006542

Condition: Good


First editions. Vol. I in fair condition with heavy wear to and significant loss from backstrip, front board nearly completely loose. Other two volumes good - front hinge of vol. II loose, front joint split, one gathering in vol. III sprung. With some restoration, this could be an attractive set. 1855 Hard Cover. xii, 516; xii, 514; xii, 468. pp. 8vo. An extensive history of Massachusetts from the time of Christopher Columbus through 1820. The final volume includes an extensive index and a large list of subscribers after the text. Sabin 3687. View more info

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An Elementary Treatise on Hydrodynamics and Sound

By: Basset, A.B. [Alfred Barnard]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Deighton, Bell and Co.: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202215

Condition: Good


First edition. No jacket. Rear hinge starting, minor loss from spine head & foot, pencil owner name on front endpaper. 1890 Hard Cover. x, 187, [1] pp. 48-page publisher catalog bound in following text. A work on acoustics by the mathematician who studied algebraic geometry, electrodynamics, and hydrodynamics. The Basset Force in fluid dynamics takes its name from him. View more info

Image for Baunscheidtismus or The New Curing Method, Improved by Dr. J. Firmenich, to which is added a Treatise on the Eye, its Diseases and Cure.

Baunscheidtismus or The New Curing Method, Improved by Dr. J. Firmenich, to which is added a Treatise on the Eye, its Diseases and Cure.

By: Baunscheidt, Charles; Firmenich, J.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: J. Firmenich & Co.: 1862

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2011432

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Light stain to page edges, bookplate on front endpaper reads 'Library of Allison J. Coover', one section of pages slightly dog-eared. 1862 Hard Cover. xv, 274 pp. 8vo. Black blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Hoolihan 236/237 (describing the German original and the first English translation) together with Baunscheidt's treatise on the eye (Hoolihan 238): [Baunscheidt's] interest in medicine followed a moment of enlightenment described in the 1859 English translation of this treatise... In this treatise Baunscheidt outlines his peculiar theories of life and disease, the i... View more info

Image for Christopher Levett of York, the Pioneer Colonist in Casco Bay. [with] A Voyage into New England, Begun in 1623. and ended in 1624. (The Gorges Society. V.)

Christopher Levett of York, the Pioneer Colonist in Casco Bay. [with] A Voyage into New England, Begun in 1623. and ended in 1624. (The Gorges Society. V.)

By: Baxter, James Phinney; Levett, Christopher

Price: $200.00

Publisher: The Gorges Society: 1893

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1981566

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition (unnumbered). Spine lightly creased with a few faint splits to backstrip, minor loss from spine head and edges. 1893 Trade Paperback. xii, 166 pp. Original wrappers. One of 200 copies. The last book published by The Gorges Society (one of only five publications), combining a biography of one of the earliest Maine colonists with his original 1628 memoirs. These include firsthand accounts of Native Americans, the countryside, and detailed descriptions of how Levett prospered. Not in Howes. Second work included is reprint of the 1628 original - with a facsimile of the title page -... View more info

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The Life of George Dashiell Bayard, Late Captain, U.S.A., and Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Killed in the Battle of Independence, Dec. 1862.

By: Bayard, Samuel J.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260977

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Hinges reinforced with cloth tape, minor loss from spine head, boards rubbed, single page in appendix loosening. 1874 Hard Cover. ix, 337 pp. 8vo. A biography of a West Point graduate and career soldier who served as a brigadier general in the American Civil War. Bayard died from an injury sustained from Confederate artillery shrapnel during the Battle of Fredericksburg. This account of his early life, education, and military career was written by his father, who survived him. View more info

Image for The American Practice of Medicine, Revised, Enlarged, and Improved: Being a Practical Exposition of Pathology, Therapeutics, Surgery, Materia Medica, and Pharmacy, on Reformed Principles; Embracing the Mose Useful Portions of the Former Work, with Corrections, Additions, New Remedies, and Improvements; and Exhibiting the Results of the Author's Investigations in Medicine in This Country, and in a Year's Tour in Europe., in Three Volumes.

The American Practice of Medicine, Revised, Enlarged, and Improved: Being a Practical Exposition of Pathology, Therapeutics, Surgery, Materia Medica, and Pharmacy, on Reformed Principles; Embracing the Mose Useful Portions of the Former Work, with Corrections, Additions, New Remedies, and Improvements; and Exhibiting the Results of the Author's Investigations in Medicine in This Country, and in a Year's Tour in Europe., in Three Volumes.

By: Beach, W.

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Published by the Author. For Sale by Charles Scribner, 145 Nassau St.: 1852

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2161360

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Appears to include 174 of the 181 plates called for. Professionally rebacked with original backstrips laid down, nearly invisibly, though new endpapers were added which are obviously newer paper stock. Minor damage still evident to spines, front & end matter lightly foxed. 1852 Full-Leather. lviii, 720; vii, 584; 592 pp. 8vo. Full leather, black morocco spine labels, gilt titles & rules. Includes numerous color plates, including a fold-out frontispiece in volume 2. We found no complete sets offered in the trade or at auction. Hoolihan 245: 'The first edition of Beach's three-vo... View more info