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Image for Atlas of Livingston Co. [County] New York. From Actual Surveys by and under the Direction of F.W. Beers

Atlas of Livingston Co. [County] New York. From Actual Surveys by and under the Direction of F.W. Beers

By: Beers, F.W.; Neuman, Louis E.; Hart, Chas

Price: $500.00

Publisher: F.W. Beers & Co., New York / Gates-Chili News, Incorporated, Rochester: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2177979

Condition: Good


First edition. All maps included. Boards a bit warped, two-panel New York State map stained and repaired along edges, a few maps lightly foxed or smudged with small tears along edges, ink name on front endpaper. 1872 Large Hardcover. Dozens of maps of towns and villages in Livingston County, New York, with a map of the whole state, a table of distances and explanations, and a map of the whole of Livingston County. Engraved by Louis E. Neuman, lithography by Chas Hart. View more info

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Atlas of Worcester County, Massachusetts, from Actual Surveys by and Under the Direction of F.W. Beers

By: Beers, F.W.; Sanford, Leo. P.; et al

Price: $200.00

Publisher: F.W. Beers: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262492

Condition: Fair


First edition. All 99 maps present, including the two fold-outs of Fitchburg, which are complete, as well as an engraved plate showing views of four important buildings. In need of restoration - front board loose, portions of leather spine missing, edges rubbed and exposed, boards lightly soiled, endpapers lightly stained. 1870 Large Hardcover. Detailed hand-colored maps of various municipalities in Worcester County, Massachusetts, showing division and ownership of prope... View more info

Image for Practical Hand-Book of Toilet Preparations and Their Uses. Also Recipes for the Household. Formulas That Have Been Tested by the Author in a Long Professional Career, Which Will Enable the Reader to Make, at a Small Price, a Class of Preparations That Are in Universal Demand, and Are Positively Harmless. [Handbook]

Practical Hand-Book of Toilet Preparations and Their Uses. Also Recipes for the Household. Formulas That Have Been Tested by the Author in a Long Professional Career, Which Will Enable the Reader to Make, at a Small Price, a Class of Preparations That Are in Universal Demand, and Are Positively Harmless. [Handbook]

By: Begy, Joseph A.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Wm. L. Allison: 1889

Seller ID: 2045484

Condition: Very Good


Rebacked - new red cloth over original marbled boards, with new endpapers. Boards rubbed,. 1889 Hard Cover. 258, 1-13, 16 pp. (fourteen pages of terminal ads, paginated incorrectly). A collection of recipes for the creation of various toiletries such as toothpaste, skin cream, tonics for baldness, perfumes and colognes, remedies for burns and other injuries, and household cleaners. Quite scarce - five in OCLC, no auction records. Hoolihan 287. View more info

Image for Practical Hand-Book of Toilet Preparations and Their Uses. Also Recipes for the Household. Formulas That Have Been Tested by the Author in a Long Professional Career, Which Will Enable the Reader to Make, at a Small Price, a Class of Preparations That Are in Universal Demand, and Are Positively Harmless. [Handbook]

Practical Hand-Book of Toilet Preparations and Their Uses. Also Recipes for the Household. Formulas That Have Been Tested by the Author in a Long Professional Career, Which Will Enable the Reader to Make, at a Small Price, a Class of Preparations That Are in Universal Demand, and Are Positively Harmless. [Handbook]

By: Begy, Joseph A.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Wm. L. Allison: 1889

Seller ID: 2072371

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed and faded, minimal loss from spine foot, pencil name on verso of front endpaper. 1889 Hard Cover. 258, 1-13, 16 pp. (fourteen pages of terminal ads, paginated incorrectly). 8vo. A collection of recipes for the creation of various toiletries such as toothpaste, skin cream, tonics for baldness, perfumes and colognes, remedies for burns and other injuries, and household cleaners. Quite scarce - five in OCLC, no auction records. Hoolihan 287. View more info

Image for The Sources of Health and Disease in Communities; or, Elementary Views of 'Hygiene,' Illustrating its Importance to Legislators, Heads of Families, &c.

The Sources of Health and Disease in Communities; or, Elementary Views of 'Hygiene,' Illustrating its Importance to Legislators, Heads of Families, &c.

By: Belinaye, Henry

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Allen and Ticknor: 1833

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2072620

Condition: Good


First American edition. Rebound with new endpapers. First two gatherings stained. 1833 Hard Cover. vii, 160 pp. 12mo. A medical treatise by the surgeon to the Duchess of Kent, offering some theories about possible causes of the spread of disease. View more info

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Four 1773 Georgian Prints: Fortification Plates CXXVII, CXCVII, CXCVIII, CXCIX

By: Bell, A.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: A. Bell: 1773

Seller ID: 1665530

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Untrimmed. Exceptional examples. 1773 Print. Four Georgian engravings, matted to 10 7 3/8 and presented on a single large mat (25 1/4 x 19 1/4). This group of prints illustrates well the use of star shaped fortifications, which became the standard in response to the extensive use of artillery beginning in the 15th century. Also pictured are diagrams of a catapult and a rather crude ballista, an example of a keep with several curtain walls, a... View more info

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Observations on Italy.

By: Bell, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Wells and Lilly: 1826

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198798

Condition: Good


First American edition. Rebacked with plain brown cloth, new headband, endpapers, and flyleaves. Boards lightly foxed with minor internal chip to paper on rear board, a few text pages lightly foxed. 1826 Hard Cover. xii, 331 pp. 8vo. A 19th century Italian travelogue [o]n Milan, Florence, Rome and Naples, in 1817-18, by the Scottish anatomist and fellow of the Royal Academy of Surgeons who is considered an innovator in the field of vascular surgery (Pine-Coffin 8178. Thi... View more info

Image for Benedict's Treatise: Containing a Summary of the Jurisdiction, Powers and Duties of Justices of the Peace in the State of New York, Adapted to the Code of Procedure in Civil Cases, Also, A Practical Treatise on their Jurisdiction, Duties and Authority in Criminal Cases [with] 1861 Jury Summons

Benedict's Treatise: Containing a Summary of the Jurisdiction, Powers and Duties of Justices of the Peace in the State of New York, Adapted to the Code of Procedure in Civil Cases, Also, A Practical Treatise on their Jurisdiction, Duties and Authority in Criminal Cases [with] 1861 Jury Summons

By: Benedict, J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alden, Beardsley & Co. / Wanzer, Beardsley & Co.: 1852

Seller ID: 2199440

Condition: Good


1861 Jury Summons laid in. Boards rubbed, endpapers and a few text pages foxed. 1852 Full-Leather. 745 pp. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6. Original beige leather, black & maroon leather spine panels, gilt titles & rules. A comprehensive overview of the duties of Justices of the Peace in New York State in the mid-nineteenth century. View more info

Image for Minnesota; Its Character and Climate. Likewise Sketches of Other Resorts Favorable to Invalids; together with Copious Notes on Health; also Hints to Tourists and Emigrants.

Minnesota; Its Character and Climate. Likewise Sketches of Other Resorts Favorable to Invalids; together with Copious Notes on Health; also Hints to Tourists and Emigrants.

By: Bill, Ledyard

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Wood & Holbrook: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2012770

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top edge faintly stained, boards lightly rubbed. 1871 Hard Cover. 205, [9] pp. 12mo. Brown pebbled cloth, gilt titles. Woodcut frontispiece of 'Minnehaha, Laughing Water'. Hoolihan 323: 'By general consent,' Bill informs us, 'Minnesota has enjoyed a superior reputation for climate, soil, and scenery beyond that of any other state in the Union, with, perhaps, a single exception [i.e., Florida]'. Bill gives particular attention to Minnesota's reputation as a... View more info

Image for Old Probability : Perhaps Rain - Perhaps Not - Truth iz sed to be Stranger Than Fickshun - it iz, to most Pholks

Old Probability : Perhaps Rain - Perhaps Not - Truth iz sed to be Stranger Than Fickshun - it iz, to most Pholks

By: Billings, Josh [Henry Wheeler Shaw]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: G.W. Carleton & Co.: 1879

Seller ID: 1527388

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, spine toned, front hinge weak, ink note & name on front endpaper, binding shaken but intact. 1879 Hard Cover. 8 1/2 x 5 3/4. A parody of the Farmer's Almanac by a popular nineteenth century humorist. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Josh Billings was the pen name of humorist born Henry Wheeler Shaw (20 April 1818 – 14 October 1885). He was perhaps the second most famous humor writer and lecturer in the United States in the second half of the 19th century after Mark Twa... View more info

Image for Columbus and Columbia: A Pictorial History of the Man and the Nation, Embracing a Review of Our Country's Progress, a Complete History of America, a New Life of Columbus and an Illustrated Description of the Great Columbian Exposition - Four Books in One Volume

Columbus and Columbia: A Pictorial History of the Man and the Nation, Embracing a Review of Our Country's Progress, a Complete History of America, a New Life of Columbus and an Illustrated Description of the Great Columbian Exposition - Four Books in One Volume

By: Blaine, James G.; Buel, J.W.; Ridpath, John Clark; Butterworth, Benj. [Benjamin]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Caie & Montgomery: 1892

Seller ID: 2195256

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge just starting, corners a bit rubbed, rear board lightly soiled, ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1892 Hard Cover. 832 pp. 4to. Blue-green cloth, silver & gilt decorations and titles. A combined volume including four different works comprising a picture of America from the arrival of Christopher Columbus through the date of publication. Hundreds of illustrations throughout, including full-page chromolithographic plates. View more info

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Heroines of the Crusades.

By: Bloss, C.A. [Celestia Angenette]

Price: $125.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2277121

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine faded, small surface tear on front corner repaired, corners a bit rubbed, scattered foxing. 1853 Hard Cover. 496 pp. 8vo. A collection of biographical sketches of influential women during the Crusades, including accounts of the lives of: Adela of Blois; Eleanor of Aquitaine; Berengaria of Navarre; Isabella of Angouleme; Violante of Jerusalem; Eleanora of Castile. The author was also a contributor to Julia Griffiths's collection of abolitionist writin... View more info

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Caesar's Column: A Story of the Twentieth Century

By: Boisgilbert, Edmund (Donnelly, Ignatius)

Price: $375.00

Publisher: F.J. Schulte & Company: 1891

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 1688262

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing, released one year after first edition. Boards slightly rubbed, paper along front hinge split, hinge itself holding strongly, pages toned. 1891 Hard Cover. 367 pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth, gilt titles & decoration. One of the first dystopian novels written in the English language. First published in 1890, just three years after Bellamy's classic utopia Looking Backward, this work can be seen as a reaction to Bellamy, as well as to the political climate of the day.... View more info

Image for Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by His Private Secretary, to which are added An Account of the Important Events of the Hundred Days of Napoleon's Surrender to the English, and of His Residence and Death at St. Helena, with Anecdotes and Illustrative Extracts from All the Most Authentic Sources - New and Revised Edition with Numerous Illustrations, in Four Volumes

Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by His Private Secretary, to which are added An Account of the Important Events of the Hundred Days of Napoleon's Surrender to the English, and of His Residence and Death at St. Helena, with Anecdotes and Illustrative Extracts from All the Most Authentic Sources - New and Revised Edition with Numerous Illustrations, in Four Volumes

By: Bonapart, Napoleon; de Bourrienne, Louis Antoine Fauvelet; Phipps, R.W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1889

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2265359

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on front endpaper, boards lightly rubbed. 1889 Hard Cover. Complete in four volumes. xl, [2], 401, [3]; xiv, 408, [2]; xiii, [1], 397, [3]; viii, 434, [4] pp. The memoirs of French general and emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. Includes prefaces to the 1836 and 1885 editions. View more info

Image for Life Sketches of Executive Officers, and Members of the Legislature of the State of New York Vol. III [3]

Life Sketches of Executive Officers, and Members of the Legislature of the State of New York Vol. III [3]

By: Boone, H.H.; Cook, Theodore P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Weed, Parsons and Company, Printers: 1870

Seller ID: 2199732

Condition: Very Good


Ink gift note on front endpaper ('Miss Mary E. Husbands, Christmas Present, December 25. AD 1875, From her affectionate Father.'). Pencil note on base of frontispiece noting date of Hoffman's death. 1870 Hard Cover. 351 pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt titles. Frontispiece of John T. Hoffman, New York's twenty-third Governor. Biographical sketches of New York State Legislators. View more info

Image for Life Sketches of Executive Officers, and Members of the Legislature of the State of New York Vol. III [3]

Life Sketches of Executive Officers, and Members of the Legislature of the State of New York Vol. III [3]

By: Boone, H.H.; Cook, Theodore P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Weed, Parsons and Company, Printers: 1870

Seller ID: 2275133

Condition: Very Good


Front matter foxed. 1870 Hard Cover. 351, [3] pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt titles. Frontispiece of John T. Hoffman, New York's twenty-third Governor. Biographical sketches of New York State Legislators. View more info

Image for American Civil War Manuscript Document: Monthly Return of Clothing, Camp and Garrison Equipage, Completed by First Lieutenant Henry Bose on Behalf of the 41st Regiment of New York Volunteers on October 4, 1864 (No. 51)

American Civil War Manuscript Document: Monthly Return of Clothing, Camp and Garrison Equipage, Completed by First Lieutenant Henry Bose on Behalf of the 41st Regiment of New York Volunteers on October 4, 1864 (No. 51)

By: Bose, Henry

Price: $75.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1864

Seller ID: 2195664

Condition: Very Good


Lightly soiled, two horizontal creases (this was likely sent in an envelope, not included here), with splits beginning at fore-edge of these and along vertical fold. 1864 Unbound. 4 pp. Two folded sheets, unbound. The 41st NY Volunteers were part of the 11th Corps, and nicknamed Dekalbs Zouaves. They took part in the Battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, were in the reserves during the first Battle of Bull Run, and fought in Second Bull Run. This document was comp... View more info

Image for An Inquiry into the Cause of Natural Death, or Death from Old Age. Developing a New and Certain Method of Preventing the Consolidation or Ossification of the Body, and of Thus Indefinitely Prolonging Vigorous, Elastic, and Buoyant Health; and of Rendering Parturition Easy and Safe.

An Inquiry into the Cause of Natural Death, or Death from Old Age. Developing a New and Certain Method of Preventing the Consolidation or Ossification of the Body, and of Thus Indefinitely Prolonging Vigorous, Elastic, and Buoyant Health; and of Rendering Parturition Easy and Safe.

By: Bostwick, Homer

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Stringer and Townsend: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2012774

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards stained along fore-edge, ink name on front endpapers. 1851 Hard Cover. viii, 152 pp. 12mo. Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Bostwick attributes aging's deleterious effects on the body to 'calcareous earthy matter' derived from food and drink that virtually hardens the tendons, ligaments, heart, muscles, blood vessels, etc. until the entire body, 'once elastic, healthy, active and lively... becomes rigid, diseased, feeble'. 'Life is extinguish... View more info

Image for Regimental History of the First New York Dragoons (Originally the 130th N.Y. Vol. [Volunteer] Infantry) During Three Years of Active Service in the Great Civil War

Regimental History of the First New York Dragoons (Originally the 130th N.Y. Vol. [Volunteer] Infantry) During Three Years of Active Service in the Great Civil War

By: Bowen, J.R.; Flint, J.N.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Published by the Author: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265410

Condition: Good


Former library copy, with their stamp on page ridges, stamp and bookplate inside. Front free endpaper removed, boards a bit soiled, spine toned. 1900 Hard Cover. x, 464, [2] pp. 8vo. A history of the cavalry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War, which fought in 64 battles, and captured 19 pieces of artillery and four Confederate battle flags. View more info

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The Bear Hunters of the Rocky Mountains.

By: Bowman, Anne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1870

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2271893

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, spine faded. 1870 Hard Cover. iv, 474, [4] pp. 8vo. No date, circa 1870 printing of a work first published in 1860 in London. A novel of adventure in the American west, following a group of immigrants as they seek their fortunes and explore the untamed frontier. View more info

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The Life of General William T. [Tecumseh] Sherman

By: Boyd, James P.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Publishers' Union: 1891

Seller ID: 2266387

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal wear to corners, minor loss of gilt from spine and front board, small light spot on rear board. 1891 Hard Cover. 608 pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, black & gilt decorations, black titles, decorated endpapers. Frontispiece of Sherman, illustrations, including maps of Vicksburg & Port Hudson and Chattanooga & Vicinity, throughout text. William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He ser... View more info

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Remarks on the Influence of Mental Cultivation and Mental Excitement upon Health.

By: Brigham, Amariah

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lea and Blanchard: 1845

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2039743

Condition: Very Good


Third edition. Corners rubbed, rear board lightly soiled, lightly foxed. 1845 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxviii, 204 pp. 12mo bound in sixes. Black cloth, gilt titles. A work discussing the physical and mental education of females. Hoolihan 411: The third American edition includes the notes added to the Glasgow and London editions by their editors Robert Macnish and James Simpson. From Hoolihan's description of the 1833 original: In Section... View more info

Image for Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged; with Examples for Parsing, Questions for Examination, False Syntax for Correction, Exercises for Writing, Observations for the Advanced Student, and a Key to the Oral Exercises: Stereotype Edition

Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged; with Examples for Parsing, Questions for Examination, False Syntax for Correction, Exercises for Writing, Observations for the Advanced Student, and a Key to the Oral Exercises: Stereotype Edition

By: Brown, Goold

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Samuel S. & William Wood, No. 261, Pearl Street: 1844

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2133088

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with minor loss from spine label, lightly stained throughout, rear free endpaper removed, pencil notes on endpapers. 1844 Full-Leather. 13, xiv, 311, [1] pp. 12mo. Originally published in 1825, this 1844 stereotype edition is the first printing of this work to include endorsements preceding the title page, among which is one from Edgar Allan Poe, taken from the March 1842 issue of Pioneer, stating, 'A work perhaps the very best of its kind, and of which the... View more info

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Life on the Lagoons

By: Brown, Horatio [Robert] F. [Forbes]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rivingtons: 1900

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2198746

Condition: Near Fine


Third edition. Ink name and date on half-title page, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [vi], 297, 31, [1] pp. 8vo. A history and topography of the area surrounding Venice, by the Scottish historian specializing in Italian history, and best known for his Calendar of State Papers (Venetian). Based in part on journeys undertaken with Brown's friend, and fellow Italian historian, John Addington Symonds. Black-... View more info

Image for The Self-Interpreting Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, together with the Apocrypha, Concordance and Marginal References, Conformable to the Standard of the American Bible Society, with an Introduction; Illustrations; a Summary of the Several Books; an Analysis of Each Chapter; a Paraphrase and Evangelical Reflections upon the Most Important Passages; and Numerous Explanatory Notes; and the Text More Fully Elucidated by Many Thousand Explanatory and Critical Notes, and Introduction Observations on Each Book; also a Complete Dictionary of the Holy Bible, Including All Important Words, Illustrated by More Than Six Hundred Fine Engravings and Many Maps. [New Illustrated Edition of Brown's Self-Interpreting Family Bible (with) Watts' Psalms of David in Metre (with) An Introduction to the Right Understanding of the Word of God (with) Introduction to the Study of the Bible (with) An Illuminated Marriage Certificate. An Illuminated Lord's Prayer; also an Illuminated Ten Commandments. a Register of Marriages, Birthds, Deaths, and Memoranda. A Photographic Album with Sixteen Openings for Portraits]

The Self-Interpreting Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, together with the Apocrypha, Concordance and Marginal References, Conformable to the Standard of the American Bible Society, with an Introduction; Illustrations; a Summary of the Several Books; an Analysis of Each Chapter; a Paraphrase and Evangelical Reflections upon the Most Important Passages; and Numerous Explanatory Notes; and the Text More Fully Elucidated by Many Thousand Explanatory and Critical Notes, and Introduction Observations on Each Book; also a Complete Dictionary of the Holy Bible, Including All Important Words, Illustrated by More Than Six Hundred Fine Engravings and Many Maps. [New Illustrated Edition of Brown's Self-Interpreting Family Bible (with) Watts' Psalms of David in Metre (with) An Introduction to the Right Understanding of the Word of God (with) Introduction to the Study of the Bible (with) An Illuminated Marriage Certificate. An Illuminated Lord's Prayer; also an Illuminated Ten Commandments. a Register of Marriages, Birthds, Deaths, and Memoranda. A Photographic Album with Sixteen Openings for Portraits]

By: Brown, John; Cooke, Henry; Rawson, A.L. (Albert Leighton)

Price: $225.00

Publisher: American Bible Publishing Co.: 1880

Seller ID: 2263373

Condition: Good


Leather rubbed and dried along spine edges, split beginning at base of front joint, lower clasp missing, text pages somewhat fragile and lightly toned. 1880 Full-Leather. viii, [9]-130; [4], [1]-8; 1-1059, [1]; [10], [1]-78, [24]; 1063-1379, [1]; 1-10, [12], 1-60, [2], 1-23, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. A nicely decorated pulpit Bible with debossed boards, gilt titles and decorations, including gilt turn-ins. Numerous illustrations throughout reproduced from works by artists such a... View more info

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Onondaga's Centennial: Gleanings of a Century. in Two Volumes.

By: Bruce, Dwight H.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Boston History Company: 1896

Seller ID: 2203746

Condition: Good


Both volumes rebacked with original backstrips laid down. 1896 Half-Leather. xv, 932; v, [933]-1111, 546 pp. A history of Onondaga County published to honor its centennial, with information about The Military Tract, regional Native American tribes, Champlain's invasion, the Jesuits, the American Revolution, Mohawk Valley, the War of 1812, the Erie Canal, the American Civil War, the city of Syracuse, etc. The second section of the second volume includes biographical sketc... View more info

Image for Footprints of the World's History: An Encyclopedia of the Wonderful, the Curious and the Beautiful, as Recorded in the Historical Literature of Europe and America, from the Earliest Eras to the Present Time. The Progress of the Human Race Reflected in the Choicest Literature of All Ages. Embracing Strange Incidents, Thrilling Descriptions, and Remarkable Facts in the Lives of Celebrated Historical Characters, Rulers of Nations, Great Generals and Their Battles, Heroes in Morals and Religion, and Leaders in the World's Progress

Footprints of the World's History: An Encyclopedia of the Wonderful, the Curious and the Beautiful, as Recorded in the Historical Literature of Europe and America, from the Earliest Eras to the Present Time. The Progress of the Human Race Reflected in the Choicest Literature of All Ages. Embracing Strange Incidents, Thrilling Descriptions, and Remarkable Facts in the Lives of Celebrated Historical Characters, Rulers of Nations, Great Generals and Their Battles, Heroes in Morals and Religion, and Leaders in the World's Progress

By: Bryan, William S.; Ridpath, John Clark

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Historical Publishing Company: 1891

Seller ID: 2159445

Condition: Good


Binding repaired, edges rubbed, portion of frontispiece tissue guard foxed. 1891 Hard Cover. xl, 608 pp. 4to. Illustrated with 250 historical and miscellaneous engravings, reproductions of ancient prints, and images by great artists, including 8 full color plates of important world events, and 16 half-tone steel engravings. Color plates include: Nelson's Last Battle; Waterloo; Battle of Bunker Hill; An Old-Time Sea Fight. (The Constitution and Guerriere); Gen. Jackson's ... View more info

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The Poems of William Cullen Bryant, Collected and Arranged by the Author. in Three Volumes.

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $125.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.: 1871

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2263989

Condition: Very Good


Spines a bit toned, ink name and date on front flyleaf of each volume. 1871 Half-Leather. x, [2], 296, [2]; vi, [2], 286, [4]; 222, [4] pp. 12mo. Half leather, gilt titles, rules, and decorations, marbled pages ridges, boards, and endpapers. A collection of verse by the popular American Romantic poet. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: William Cullen Bryant (November 3, 1794 - June 12, 1878) was an American Romantic poet and journalist. He was born in Cummington, Massachusetts, the secon... View more info

Image for The North East View of Conway Castle, in the County of Caernarvon -- Original Engraving from Buck's Antiquities; or, Venerable Remains of... Castles, Monasteries, Palaces, &c. &c., Number 372

The North East View of Conway Castle, in the County of Caernarvon -- Original Engraving from Buck's Antiquities; or, Venerable Remains of... Castles, Monasteries, Palaces, &c. &c., Number 372

By: Buck, Samuel & Nathaniel; Sayer, Robert

Price: $95.00

Publisher: D. Bond, London / Robert Sayer: 1774

Seller ID: 1662296

Condition: Near Fine


About fine, with no marks or wear to the image. Professionally matted and ready for framing. 1774 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Single sheet, 8 3/8 x 15 3/8. A hand colored second strike printed by the Fleet Street printmaker Robert Sayers from the original copper plates used by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck. The original print was issued in 1742, and the print we offer bears this same date since the original plates were used. This printing, issued in ... View more info

Image for The North East View of Warwick Castle - Original Engraving from Buck's Antiquities; or, Venerable Remains of... Castles, Monasteries, Palaces, &c. &c., Number 306

The North East View of Warwick Castle - Original Engraving from Buck's Antiquities; or, Venerable Remains of... Castles, Monasteries, Palaces, &c. &c., Number 306

By: Buck, Samuel & Nathaniel; Sayer, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: D. Bond, London / Robert Sayer: 1774

Seller ID: 1662297

Condition: Near Fine


About fine. Image clean & unmarked. Professionally matted and ready for framing. 1774 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Single sheet, 8 3/8 x 15 3/8. Second strike printed by the Fleet Street printmaker Robert Sayers from the original copper plates used by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck. The original print was issued in 1729, and the print we offer bears this same date since the original plates were used. This printing, issued in 1774, was available bound i... View more info