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Image for Gazetteer and Business Directory of Monroe County, N.Y., for 1869-70.

Gazetteer and Business Directory of Monroe County, N.Y., for 1869-70.

By: Child, Hamilton

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hamilton Child / The Journal Office, 23 & 24 E Washington St: 1869

Seller ID: 2205205

Condition: Fair


Spine toned, page margins stained, moderately foxed, hinges weakening. 1869 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 264 pp. 8vo. Original brown stamped cloth, gilt titles. A business directory for Monroe County immediately following the Civil War, with numerous advertisements. Includes a census report, government land measures, postal rates and regulations, information on banking and currency, and a list of internal revenue officers. Each town's male inhabitants are listed alphabetically with occupations specified. A scarce piece of local history with national significance, g... View more info

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New-England's Jonas Cast up at London. 1647.

By: Child, John; Marvin, W.T.R.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Wm. Parsons Lunt: 1869

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2265018

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, one of 150 small paper copies (20 large paper copies were also printed). Rebound in navy blue cloth with gilt titles and new end sheets. 1869 Hard Cover. lii, [2], 40, [2] pp. 4to. Introduction and notes by W. T. R. Marvin. Sabin 12706. From the introduction: The Tract which is reprinted in the following pages, is an evidence of the discontent which existed among certain classes of the people in New England, who were excluded from a share in the government: and the circumstances it describes, which took place in 1644-6, were the cause of great disturbance among the settlers ar... View more info

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Observations on the Diseases Incident to Pregnancy and Childbed. (Dunglison's American Medical Library.) [with] A Second Appeal to the People of Pennsylvania on the Subject of an Asylum for the Insane Poor of the Commonwealth.

By: Churchill, Fleetwood; Cope, Thomas P.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Adam Waldie: 1840

Seller ID: 2026808

Condition: Good


Former copy of Genesee County Memorial Library - bookplate on front endpaper, boards rubbed, endpapers heavily foxed, a few pages in text foxed. 1840 Full-Leather. iv, 290; 20 pp. 8vo. Full calf, black morocco spine label, gilt titles & rules. A follow-up to Churchill's earlier work On the Diseases of Females. Includes a short appeal to the people of Pennsylvania on the subject of an asylum for the insane poor. View more info

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Ship Fever, So Called; Its History, Nature, and Best Treatment. The Fiske Fund Prize Dissertation, for 1849. Printed by Order of the Rhode Island Historical Society.

By: Clark, Henry G. [Grafton]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields.: 1850

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2009349

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lightly foxed, two faint stains on front board, 1 inch tear to spine base. 1850 Hard Cover. 48 pp. Grey paper-covered boards, paper label on front board. A brief history and medical guide for British Typhus, which the author is careful to distinguish from typhoid fever. Sabin 13297. View more info

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Military History of Wayne County, N.Y.: The County in the Civil War [New York]

By: Clark, Lewis H.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Lewis H. Clark, Hulett & Gaylord: 1883

Seller ID: 2286805

Condition: Very Good


Rebacked with new leather and gilt rules, original spine label laid down. New endsheets, but original endsheets have been preserved and bound in. Ink gift note on original front endpaper ('Grandma to Frank A Billings, Christmas, Dec. 25th, 1899.'). Boards rubbed, leather along edges reconditioned. 1883 Full-Leather. 850 pp. 9 1/8 x 6 5/8. 8vo. Full leather, black morocco spine label, gilt titles and rules. An account of Wayne County, New York’s role in the American Civil War. View more info

Image for Quaedam ex Colloquiis Corderii, Fabulis Aesopi, & Colloquiis Erasmi Selectae. with English Translations, as Literal as Possible; to which are added A Few of Erasmus's Familiaria Colloquia, without Translation. Intended for the Use of Schools on this Continent. Approved of and Recommended by the Professors and Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, of the College and Academy and also of the Episcopal Academy, both of Philadelphia, of Princeton College in New-Jersey, and of Washington College in Maryland; and for Them Printed, under the Direction of Mr. James Davidson, Professor of Humanity in the College of Philadelphia.

Quaedam ex Colloquiis Corderii, Fabulis Aesopi, & Colloquiis Erasmi Selectae. with English Translations, as Literal as Possible; to which are added A Few of Erasmus's Familiaria Colloquia, without Translation. Intended for the Use of Schools on this Continent. Approved of and Recommended by the Professors and Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, of the College and Academy and also of the Episcopal Academy, both of Philadelphia, of Princeton College in New-Jersey, and of Washington College in Maryland; and for Them Printed, under the Direction of Mr. James Davidson, Professor of Humanity in the College of Philadelphia.

By: Clarke, H.; [Corderus / Cordier, Mathurin]; [Aesop]; [Erasmus]

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Benjamin Franklin Bache.: 1789

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2045502

Condition: Good


First edition. Rebound in new leather, with new endpapers. Two gatherings proud at fore-edge but holding firmly, minimal tears along edges and loss from marginal corners of a few pages, ink name (Charles Thompson) appears on title page, on blank following Aesop's fables (dated 1802), and twice on final page of text. An unscrupulous individual at some point in the past excised the bottom margin of the title page in such a way that 'Benjamin Franklin' remains visible, but 'Bache.' is lost from the publisher's name, most likely to create the illusion that the elder Franklin printed this in the ye... View more info

Image for A Looking-Glass for Persecutors; Containing Multitudes of Examples of God's Severe, but Righteous Judgments, upon Bloody and Merciless Haters of His Children in All Times, from the Beginning of the World to This Present Age. Collected Out of the Sacred Scriptures, and Other Ecclesiastical Writers, Both Ancient and Modern.

A Looking-Glass for Persecutors; Containing Multitudes of Examples of God's Severe, but Righteous Judgments, upon Bloody and Merciless Haters of His Children in All Times, from the Beginning of the World to This Present Age. Collected Out of the Sacred Scriptures, and Other Ecclesiastical Writers, Both Ancient and Modern.

By: Clarke, Sam. [Samuel]

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Printed for William Miller, at the Sign of the Gilded Acorn, near the Little North Door in St. Paul's Church-Yard: 1675

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1959819

Condition: Good


1675 second edition. Boards a bit rubbed, spine ends reinforced with leather tape quite some time ago, joints weakening, ink name in calligraphy on rear endpaper. [viii], 116, [14] pp. 16mo. Full leather, tooled double borders and rules in blind. 'A Table of the Names of the Persecutors, Visibly Plagued by God' follows text and serves as an index. Terminal publisher ad listing other books published by William Miller, as well as others written by Samuel Clarke. A history of Christian martyrs from the time of the Old Testament up to the 1560s, listing such persecutors as Satan, Pharaoh, Nero, Co... View more info

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History of Steuben County, New York, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers.

By: Clayton, W.W.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Lewis, Peck & Co. / J.B. Lippincott & Co.: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205716

Condition: Good


First edition. Binding shaken, edges rubbed, tear to binding edge of one engraving, ink name on front endpaper. 1879 Large Hardcover. 460 pp. Leather spine, gilt titles, cloth boards. A history of Steuben County, New York from the early days of the republic through the date of publication, with numerous engravings throughout. View more info

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Syllabus of a Course of Popular Lectures on Physiology, with an Outline of the Principles which Govern the Gradual Development of the Faculties of Mind and Body.

By: Coates, Reynell

Price: $95.00

Publisher: C. Sherman & Co., Printers: 1840

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2012662

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edges a bit rubbed with minor loss from corners. 1840 Soft Cover. 23, [1] pp. Green wrappers, black titles, sewn binding. Hoolihan 683: Coates provides the outlines of twelve lectures intended 'to diffuse as widely as possible throughout the community a knowledge of certain general principles connected with the development of the animal frame, with the applicability of these principles to the every-day business of life, the promotion of health and happiness'. In printed wrapper. View more info

Image for Cobb's Expositor, or, Sequel to the Spelling-Book; Containing about Twelve Thousand of the Most Common Words of the Language; in which each word is accurately spelled, pronounced, divided, and explained, and the primary and secondary accent noted; to which are prefixed Concise Principles of Pronunciation, and Rules for the Accentuation and Division of Words. Designed for the Use of Schools.

Cobb's Expositor, or, Sequel to the Spelling-Book; Containing about Twelve Thousand of the Most Common Words of the Language; in which each word is accurately spelled, pronounced, divided, and explained, and the primary and secondary accent noted; to which are prefixed Concise Principles of Pronunciation, and Rules for the Accentuation and Division of Words. Designed for the Use of Schools.

By: Cobb, Lyman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: J.H. Hickok & Co. / Hickok & Blood.: 1836

Seller ID: 2197848

Condition: Good


Eleventh edition. Boards rubbed with some loss from corners, free endpapers removed, lightly to moderately foxed throughout. 1836 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 216 pp. Leather spine, printed paper over boards. A condensation of a contemporary pronouncing dictionary, designed for the use of schools. Spellers and readers like these were often used by autodidacts to achieve literacy and develop reading and elocution skills (e.g., Frederick Douglass used the Columbian Orator for this purpose). View more info

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Smull's Legislative Hand Book and Manual of the State of Pennsylvania. 1888.

By: Cochran, Thos. [Thomas] B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: E.K. Meyers, State Printer: 1888

Seller ID: 2267128

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly foxed, pencil note on verso of front free endpaper, pencil scribble on rear free endpaper. 1888 Hard Cover. lxxiii, [5], 729, [1] pp. 8vo. View more info

Image for The Boys of '61; or, Four Years of Fighting. Personal Observation with the Army and Navy, from the First Battle of Bull Run to the Fall of Richmond.

The Boys of '61; or, Four Years of Fighting. Personal Observation with the Army and Navy, from the First Battle of Bull Run to the Fall of Richmond.

By: Coffin, Charles Carleton

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Estes and Lauriat: 1881

Seller ID: 2279552

Condition: Very Good


Spine rubbed, hinges repaired, ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1881 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, [4], 558, [2] pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt and black titles and decorations, pictorial endpapers, woodcut illustrations and maps throughout text. A contemporary history of the American Civil War based on firsthand accounts. View more info

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.

By: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1876

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2292791

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Not to be confused with the reprints issued in a smaller format. Nicely rebacked with original backstrip laid down, boards a bit rubbed (rear board more so) with minor loss of gilt, scattered light foxing throughout (mostly to margins and tissue guards). 1876 Large Hardcover. 12, [78] pp. Elephant folio. Original green cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped borders, all edges gilt. Numerous full-page engravings by Gustave Dore following text, captioned with the associated couplets. A visually striking edition of the famous nautical poem known for its (oft-misquoted) lines: W... View more info

Image for Om Limfjordens Tidligere Og Nuvarende Marine Fauna, Med Sarligt Hensyn Til Bloddyrfaunaen

Om Limfjordens Tidligere Og Nuvarende Marine Fauna, Med Sarligt Hensyn Til Bloddyrfaunaen

By: Collin, Jonas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kjobenhavn: 1884

Seller ID: 2067028

Condition: Good


Wrappers toned, minor loss from spine head & foot, light stain to base of plate page. 1884 Trade Paperback. 168, [1] pp. Danish text on marine biology. View more info

Image for Notes on the United States of North America during a Phrenological Visit in 1838-9-40., in Two Volumes

Notes on the United States of North America during a Phrenological Visit in 1838-9-40., in Two Volumes

By: Combe, George

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Carey & Hart: 1841

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2289772

Condition: Good


First American edition, following the three volume edition published in Edinburgh. Spines and edges faded, a few light spots on vol. 1 boards, front and end matter faintly foxed. 1841 Hard Cover. xxvi, [13]-374; 405, [5] pp. 8vo. Sabin 14924. Howes C-639. Memoirs of a British phrenologist and his travels in the United States from 1838-1840, in which he discusses abolition, medical treatment of the insane, and notable contemporary figures. Combe founded the Edinburgh Phrenological Society and toured the U.S. giving lectures (hence the visit described here). Included in the introduction are seve... View more info

Image for Journals of the Military Expedition of Major General John Sullivan Against the Six Nations of Indians in 1779 with Records of Centennial Celebrations, Prepared Pursuant to Chapter 361, Laws of the State of New York, of 1885

Journals of the Military Expedition of Major General John Sullivan Against the Six Nations of Indians in 1779 with Records of Centennial Celebrations, Prepared Pursuant to Chapter 361, Laws of the State of New York, of 1885

By: Cook, Frederick

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Knapp, Peck & Thomson Printers: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286587

Condition: Very Good


First edition. All maps included (5 in pockets, 6 in text, including 3 fold-outs). Front free endpaper loose but included, boards rubbed. 1887 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 579, [3] pp. Tall 8vo. Includes several fold-out maps, plus a pocket inside the front cover containing maps and plans. Engraved frontispiece of Sullivan, engraved portraits in text of Brigadier General James Clinton, Colonel Peter Gansevoort (from a portrait by Gilbert Stuart, famous for his portrait of George Washington), and Colonel Philip Van Cortlandt. Original brown cloth, gilt titles & rules, blind-stamped double border. John ... View more info

Image for Cooper's Novels, in Thirty-Three Volumes (New Edition)

Cooper's Novels, in Thirty-Three Volumes (New Edition)

By: Cooper, J. Fenimore

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Stringer & Townsend: 1854

Seller ID: 1797797

Condition: Very Good


Corners & spine rubbed with some loss of gilt, front & end matter of a few volumes lightly foxed. Interiors exceptionally well preserved. Spine labels professionally replaced in emulation of original style. An excellent set. 1854 Half-Leather. Complete in thirty-three volumes. 12mo. 65 volumes in 33. Sewn bindings. Butterscotch leather spines & corners over marbled boards, marbled endpapers. An apparent variant of the set referenced in Spiller & Blackburn's bibliography (slightly different ordering of volumes, half-leather instead of cloth). The third American publication of Cooper's collected... View more info

Image for Stories of the Sea: Being Narratives of Adventure, Selected from the 'Sea Tales' - A Book for Boys.

Stories of the Sea: Being Narratives of Adventure, Selected from the 'Sea Tales' - A Book for Boys.

By: Cooper, James Fenimore

Price: $60.00

Publisher: James G. Gregory: 1863

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2283784

Condition: Good


First thus (BAL 3951). Light stain on front board and top edge. 1863 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 360 pp. Blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles and decorations on spine and front board. A collection of nautical stories for juvenile readers, reprinted from six of Cooper's earlier works, illustrated with engravings from drawings by Darley. Cooper is best known for his five-volume Leatherstocking Saga (historical fiction featuring Natty Bumpo), but he also wrote a two-volume history of the United States Navy, most likely inspired by his time on a merchant ship, and as a me... View more info

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History of Clarendon, from 1810 to 1888.

By: Copeland, David Sturges

Price: $95.00

Publisher: The Courier Company, Printers.: 1889

Seller ID: 2178564

Condition: Very Good


Boards a bit rubbed, ink name on front endpaper. 1889 Hard Cover. x, 382 pp. 8vo. Nearly 80 years of history related to Clarendon, New York, written by a long-time resident who operated a general store in town. View more info

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Cornell's Primary Geography, Forming Part First of a Systematic Series of School Geographies.

By: Cornell, S.S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1875

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2203169

Condition: Fair


Loss from spine head and corner of rear board, boards rubbed and soiled, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1875 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 99, [1] pp. Includes black and white engraved illustrations throughout, as well as a number of maps hand-outlined in color. View more info

Image for Cornell's Companion Atlas to Cornell's High School Geography: Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, Designed for the Student to Memorize, together with Numerous Maps for Reference, Etc.

Cornell's Companion Atlas to Cornell's High School Geography: Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, Designed for the Student to Memorize, together with Numerous Maps for Reference, Etc.

By: Cornell, S.S.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1864

Seller ID: 2262494

Condition: Very Good


1864 printing. Boards toned and lightly rubbed, ink named and town on front endpaper (dated Jan 1st 1865), small newspaper clipping mounted on opposite endpaper, endpapers lightly foxed, cube sketched in pencil on rear endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. [36], 8 pp. A collection of hand-colored maps, some of which are different from modern maps in interesting ways: e.g., a map of Canada labeling portions as Hudson Bay Company's Territory; a United States map labeling what is now Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming as Idaho only, Oklahoma as 'Indian Territory', and showing no divisi... View more info

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Another Brownie Book (Our Second Book)

By: Cox, Palmer

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Century Co. / The De Vinne Press: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261983

Condition: Fair


First edition. Spine and binding repaired, with previous repairs by an earlier owner evident along binding of first few pages, boards rubbed, chip from top corner of one contents page, two pieces of tape on pages 11 and 12. 1890 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1], 144 pp. The second in the popular Brownies book series. The Brownies is a series of publications by Canadian illustrator and author Palmer Cox, based on names and elements from Celtic mythology and traditional highland Scottish stories told to Cox by his grandmother. Illustrations with verse aimed at ch... View more info

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The Brownies Through the Union (Our Fifth Book)

By: Cox, Palmer

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Century Co. / The De Vinne Press: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261986

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards rubbed, hinges just beginning to weaken, ink name and date on ownership page. 1895 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1], 144 pp. The fourth in the popular Brownies book series. The Brownies is a series of publications by Canadian illustrator and author Palmer Cox, based on names and elements from Celtic mythology and traditional highland Scottish stories told to Cox by his grandmother. Illustrations with verse aimed at children, The Brownies was published in magazines and books during the late 19th century and early 20th century. The Brownie c... View more info

Image for Fortsetzung der Historie von Grönland [Gronland] insonderheit der Missions-Geschichte der Evangelischen Bruder zu Neu-Herrnhut und Lichtenfels von 1763. bis 1768. nebst betrachtlichen Zusatzen und Anmerkungen zur naturlichen Geschichte

Fortsetzung der Historie von Grönland [Gronland] insonderheit der Missions-Geschichte der Evangelischen Bruder zu Neu-Herrnhut und Lichtenfels von 1763. bis 1768. nebst betrachtlichen Zusatzen und Anmerkungen zur naturlichen Geschichte

By: Cranz [Crantz], David

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Heinrich Detlef Ebers: 1770

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289840

Condition: Fair


First edition. Leather drying, some from spine and corners, front joint weak, foxed throughout with light stains to margins of a couple pages. 1770 Half-Leather. [xii], 360, [12] pp. 8vo. Leather spine and corners over paper-covered boards. German text (fraktur script). Sabin 17414. A history of Greenland, with particular attention to evangelical missions of the mid-18th century. View more info

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Tales of a Traveller

By: Crayon, Geoffrey [Irving, Washington]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam Sons: 1865

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2264526

Condition: Very Good


Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1865 Hard Cover. vi, 530, [4] pp. 16mo. The author's revised edition, complete in one volume. Original green cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Engraved title page with illustration precedes printed title page. A collection of short stories by the author of Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, etc. Includes: STRANGE STORIES BY A NERVOUS GENTLEMAN: The Great Unknown; The Hunting-Dinner; The Adventure of My Uncle; The Adventure of My Aunt; The Bold Dragoon, or The Adventure of My Grandfather; The Adventure of the German Student; The Adventure of the My... View more info

Image for Divine Amusement Volume 3 [Three]: A Select Collection of Psalms and Hymns as Sung at All the Principal Churches, Chapels and Dissenting Congregations, to Which is Added Kent's Favorite Jubilate, the Whole Property Adapted for the Voice, Piano Forte or Organ

Divine Amusement Volume 3 [Three]: A Select Collection of Psalms and Hymns as Sung at All the Principal Churches, Chapels and Dissenting Congregations, to Which is Added Kent's Favorite Jubilate, the Whole Property Adapted for the Voice, Piano Forte or Organ

By: Curtis, T. (Thomas)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: J. Balls, 408 Oxford Street: 1815

Seller ID: 2200533

Condition: Good


No date, early 1800s. Boards rubbed, pages toned, endpapers foxed, pencil name and brief notes on front endpaper. 1815 Hard Cover. 48 pp, 2-page index. Original marbled boards, leather spine, linen endpapers. View more info

Image for Historical Letters on the First Charter of Massachusetts Government.

Historical Letters on the First Charter of Massachusetts Government.

By: Cushing, Abel

Price: $150.00

Publisher: J.N. Bang, Printer: 1839

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2007120

Condition: Good


First edition. Front joint cracked, spine label absent, boards a bit rubbed, early catalog listing for book clipped and mounted on front endpaper. 1839 Hard Cover. 204 pp. 18mo, bound in sixes. Brown cloth. An account of religious persecutions perpetrated by the Puritan founders of the earliest American colonies. From the preface: History had long shown that no sovereignty, christian or pagan, could ever establish religion by law without persecution; yet our sovereign ancestors attempted it, and were guilty of persecution as these letters will show. It cost them more than a century's teaching,... View more info

Image for The First Sermon ever Preached in New England; the First Printed and the Oldest American Discourse Extant, 1621. With a Curious Account of the New England Country, Indians, Adventurers, &c. by the Same Author, and a Sketch of His Life. Also, the First Prayer Meeting and the First Thanksgiving on the 'Wild New England Shore.' [The Sin and Danger of Self-Love, a Discourse Delivered at Plymouth, in New-England, 1621.]

The First Sermon ever Preached in New England; the First Printed and the Oldest American Discourse Extant, 1621. With a Curious Account of the New England Country, Indians, Adventurers, &c. by the Same Author, and a Sketch of His Life. Also, the First Prayer Meeting and the First Thanksgiving on the 'Wild New England Shore.' [The Sin and Danger of Self-Love, a Discourse Delivered at Plymouth, in New-England, 1621.]

By: Cushman, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: J.E.D. Comstock: 1858

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2003566

Condition: Fair


Joints loosening, loss from spine & edges, boards rubbed, toned & soiled. 1858 Hard Cover. xvi, 47, [1] pp. 12mo. 1858 reissue of 1621 original. Original boards, blue titles with double rule on front board. Front board and frontispiece feature facsimiles of the names of William Bradford, Myles Standish, and other important settlers in their own hand. Reissue of Sabin 18132, with accounts of the first prayer meeting and the first Thanksgiving added for this edition. View more info

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The Memoirs and Correspondence of Madame d'Epinay, in Three Volumes

By: D'Epinay, Madame [Louise Florence Petronille Tardieu d'Esclavelles]; Freese, J.H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: H.S. Nichols Ltd.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289600

Condition: Very Good


First edition, one of 500 copies. Boards lightly soiled, bookplate of Alexander Cochrane on each front endpaper. 1899 Hard Cover. Complete in three volumes. xlviii, 337, [3]; vii, [1], 348; viii, 356 pp. 8vo. Translated, with an introduction and notes, by J.H. Freese. Includes frontispieces of Madame d'Epinay, Jean Jacques Rousseau, and Le Baron de Grimm. Madame d'Epinay was a French writer, a saloniste and woman of fashion, known on account of her liaisons with Friedrich Melchior, Baron von Grimm, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, who gives unflattering reports of her in his Confessions, as well as ... View more info

Image for The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1864: Embracing Political, Civil, Military, and Social Affairs; Public Documents; Biography, Statistics, Commerce, Finance, Literature, Science, Agriculture, and Mechanical Industry

The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1864: Embracing Political, Civil, Military, and Social Affairs; Public Documents; Biography, Statistics, Commerce, Finance, Literature, Science, Agriculture, and Mechanical Industry

By: D. Appleton & Company

Price: $95.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Company: 1865

Seller ID: 2199366

Condition: Very Good


A bit rubbed, lightly foxed throughout but especially on title page. 1865 Full-Leather. 838 pp. 10 x 6 3/4. Gilt titles, marbled endpapers. U.S. Grant portrait frontispiece plus several illustrations & maps. A contemporary account of various events in the news during the Civil War, both within and outside the U.S. Some entries from the Subject Index include: Geographical Explorations and Discoveries, Gun Cotton, British India, Freedom of the Press, Habeas Corpus, Confederate States, Florida, Obituaries, Exchange of Prisoners, Peru, Pneumatic Railway, Spain, Public Documents, etc. View more info