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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 ho... 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 fath... 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... View more info

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Medical and Botanical Dictionary, Giving a Definition of the Terms Used in the Various Branches of Medical Science.

By: Beach, W. [Wooster]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Baker & Scribner: 1848

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2161379

Condition: Good


First edition. Professionally rebacked with new endpapers, though evidence of a previous crude repair attempt remains on front board. Pencil note on flyleaf reads 'Compliments of W.W. Kendall', front & end matter lightly foxed. 1848 Full-Leather. 258 pp. 8vo. An alphabetical guide to various medical terms, including those associated with botanical and other alternative cures. By the author of 'American Practice', 'Physiology', 'Midwifery', etc. Not in Hoolihan. View more info

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Letters to the People on Health and Happiness.

By: Beecher, Catharine E.; [Gleason, Rachel Brooks]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1855

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2012766

Condition: Good


1856 2nd printing. Boards a bit rubbed with minor loss from spine head & foot, hinges just starting, ink name (Henry Hardwicke) on title page. 1855 Hard Cover. vi, 192, [1], 29 pp. 8vo. Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Hoolihan 276. In reference to the original edition, Hoolihan states, Beecher expresses anxieties reflective of a nation in the midst of unpredictable economic, social and religious change... Like Sylvester Graham and other health reform authors, Bee... View more info

Image for Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to Co-operate with the Polar Expeditions: Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, Under the Command of Captain F.W. Beechey, R.N.

Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to Co-operate with the Polar Expeditions: Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, Under the Command of Captain F.W. Beechey, R.N.

By: Beechey, F.W.

Price: $1,350.00

Publisher: Carey & Lea: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1958570

Condition: Good


First American edition. No jacket. Boards rubbed with some loss from spine label and light spots to boards, foxed throughout, Oxford bookstore bookplate on front endpaper. 1832 Hard Cover. xi, 493 pp. 8vo. 24-page publisher catalog bound in following text. Originally published in England in 1831. Sabin 4347: Captain Beechey and Sir John Franklin had arrived within fifty leagues of each other, when the latter was compelled by the weather to return. One of the most valuabl... View more info

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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 Dante: Illustrations to the Divine Comedy of Dante, Executed by the Flemish Artist Jo. Stradanus [Jan van der Straet], 1587, and Reproduced in Phototype from the Originals Existing in the Laurentian Library of Florence

Dante: Illustrations to the Divine Comedy of Dante, Executed by the Flemish Artist Jo. Stradanus [Jan van der Straet], 1587, and Reproduced in Phototype from the Originals Existing in the Laurentian Library of Florence

By: Biagi, Guido; Symonds, John Addington; [Alighieri, Dante]

Price: $950.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin: 1892

Seller ID: 2280202

Condition: Near Fine


Boards lightly soiled, minor wear to corners, a couple tissue guards lightly creased. 1892 Large Hardcover. A collection of reproductions of Stradanus's (Jan van der Straet's) illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy, originally produced in the 16th century, with captioned tissue guards. Includes a preface on Stradanus and other artists who contributed illustrations to Dante's work by John Addington Symonds, and a foreword in which Guido Biagi asserts that Stradanus's wor... 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

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Reminiscences of Court and Diplomatic Life, in Two Volumes

By: Bloomfield, Georgiana Baroness

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co.: 1883

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 2283734

Condition: Very Good


Sixth edition. Front hinge of first volume just beginning to loosen, owner bookplate (H.H.B.) on front endpaper of each volume, first few leaves of first volume a bit foxed. 1883 Hard Cover. Complete in two volumes. xi, [1], 341, [3], 38; vii, [1], 348 pp. 8vo. A biography by a British courtier who served as maid of honor to Queen Victoria, and later became a diplomat's wife. Her marriage brought her to the courts at St. Petersburg, Berlin, and Vienna. Includes three por... 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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The Decamerone di Messer Giovanni Boccaccio. in Three Volumes. [Decameron]

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Guglielmo Pickering: 1825

Seller ID: 2281490

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed, spine labels mostly absent, minor splits to spine heads and feet along joints, first gathering of volume 1 (free endpaper, flyleaf, and half-title page) loose but included. An attractive set that could be beautiful with some minor restorations. 1825 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in three volumes. cxxxv, [1], 228, [2]; [229]-586, [2]; [587]-967, [3] pp. 8vo. Full sheep, morocco spine labels, gilt titles and decorations,... 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 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: Bonaparte, Napoleon; de Bourrienne, Louis Antoine Fauvelet; Phipps, R.W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1889

Seller ID: 2283702

Condition: Good


Bindings shaken with some repairs, ink gift note on front endpaper of each volume. 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

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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: $10.00

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

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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 The Great Rebellion: Its Secret History, Rise, Progress, and Disastrous Failure.

The Great Rebellion: Its Secret History, Rise, Progress, and Disastrous Failure.

By: Botts, John Minor

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1866

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285908

Condition: Very Good


First edition (Sabin 6828). Pencil name on front flyleaf, one gathering sprung but holding firmly, minor blemishes to corners. 1866 Hard Cover. xxviii, [29]-402, 2, 2, [6] pp. 12mo. Green cloth, gilt titles and rules, brown endpapers. A contemporary account of the American Civil War, written by a Virginian politician who supported the Unionist cause, despite his ownership of slaves who worked on his plantation. He was imprisoned for his beliefs in 1862. View more info

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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