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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: $40.00

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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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

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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 Introduction to The American Orator; or, A New Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking, Adapted to the Use of the Difference Classes of Learners in Schools and Academies. to which are prefixed Instructive Hints, to Readers and Speakers, with Copious Exemplifications.

Introduction to The American Orator; or, A New Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking, Adapted to the Use of the Difference Classes of Learners in Schools and Academies. to which are prefixed Instructive Hints, to Readers and Speakers, with Copious Exemplifications.

By: Cooke, Increase

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sidney's Press: 1812

Seller ID: 2303172

Condition: Fair


Stain to binding edge of first few pages and bottom corner of last few pages, foxed throughout, ink name on front endpaper, corners rubbed. 1812 Full-Leather. vi, 300 pp. 12mo. Full leather, red morocco spine label, gilt titles and rules, engraved frontispiece depicting education as virtuous. A popular early 19th century reader. View more info

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

By: Cooper, J. Fenimore

Price: $1,750.00  $1,400.00

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. We have more books available by this author!. 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 th... 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  $48.00

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

Image for Cooper's Sea Tales, Comprising: The Pilot; The Red Rover; The Waterwitch; The Sea Lions; The Two Admirals

Cooper's Sea Tales, Comprising: The Pilot; The Red Rover; The Waterwitch; The Sea Lions; The Two Admirals

By: Cooper, James Fenimore

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons: 1880

Seller ID: 2302640

Condition: Very Good


1880s printing. Corners rubbed, spine and pages lightly toned, rear board lightly foxed. We have more books available by this author!. 166, 186, 184, iv, 185, iv, 192 pp. 8vo. Blue-green cloth, gilt titles, gold, silver, and black stamped decorations, floral decorated endpapers. An engraved frontispiece precedes three stories. A collection of nautical stories for juvenile readers, reprinted from five of Cooper's earlier works. 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 Nav... 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  $60.00

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  $100.00

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  $20.00

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

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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

Image for Pregi di Pisa Compendiati da Alessandrio da Morrona, Patrizio Pisano per Utilita de Culti Cittadini e Forestieri

Pregi di Pisa Compendiati da Alessandrio da Morrona, Patrizio Pisano per Utilita de Culti Cittadini e Forestieri

By: da Morrona, Alessandro

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Dai Torchj di Ranieri Prosperi: 1816

Seller ID: 2199182

Condition: Good


Fold-out included. Wrapper corners slightly curled, a few faint wrapper creases, ink name on front flyleaf, faint stain to margin of a few pages. 1816 Trade Paperback. lii, 252 pp. Buff wrappers, paper spine label. Engraving precedes text, fold-out map of Pisa bound in following text. An early 19th century celebration of the city of Pisa. A street in modern-day Pisa is now named after the author. View more info

Image for Journal of a Voyage to New York and a Tour in Several of the American Colonies in 1679-80, Translated from the Original Manuscript in Dutch (Memoirs of the Long Island Historical Society. Volume I.)

Journal of a Voyage to New York and a Tour in Several of the American Colonies in 1679-80, Translated from the Original Manuscript in Dutch (Memoirs of the Long Island Historical Society. Volume I.)

By: Dankers, Jaspar; Sluyter, Peter; Murphy, Henry C. (Translator)

Price: $160.00

Publisher: The Society [Long Island Historical Society]: 1867

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1981951

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Board corners lightly stained, ink name on front endpaper. 1867 Hard Cover. xlvii, 440 pp. 8vo. Twelve plates, including nine fold-outs, following text. Original green cloth, gilt titles & rules, top edge gilt. A firsthand account of travels in colonial New York and vicinity, Delaware, the Hudson River, and Boston. One of 1000 octavo copies. Howes M905. View more info

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The Cooper Vignettes. From Drawings By F. O. C. Darley. India Proofs Before Letter.

By: Darley, F.O.C.

Price: $500.00  $400.00

Publisher: James G. Gregory: 1862

Seller ID: 2267734

Condition: Very Good


Printed on flyleaf is the following text: 'Presented to Chas. Knickerbocker, by the Steel Plate Engravers of the Western Bank Note & Engraving Co. 'as a mark of esteem' and dated 1872, which seems to indicate this volume was custom-bound for Mr. Knickerbocker in that year. Professionally rebacked with original backstrip laid down, reinforcement to edges of first and last few pages. Two photographs and two engravings laid in. Foxed throughout, boards a bit rubbed with some drying along edges, later pencil gift note on front flyleaf dated 1903 presenting the book to J.H. Wilcox from his mother. ... View more info

Image for The Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life, with Additions and Corrections from Sixth and Last English Edition, in Two Volumes

The Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life, with Additions and Corrections from Sixth and Last English Edition, in Two Volumes

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $500.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1889

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2297531

Condition: Near Fine


Includes fold-out chart related to natural selection opposite p. 140 of first volume. Spines slightly darkened, boards faintly soiled, minor cosmetic wear to corners, two owner bookplates on front endpaper of each volume (William Henry Rossington, Walter W. Colpitts). 1889 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxvi, 365, [7]; v, [1], 339, [5] pp. Red-orange cloth, gilt titles and rules, black stamped borders on front boards mirrored in blind on rear boards, yellow endpapers. The first two-volume American edition adapted from the sixth (and last) English edition, preceded by... View more info

Image for Morocco: Its People and Places

Morocco: Its People and Places

By: De Amicis, Edmondo; Rollin-Tilton, C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2150497

Condition: Good


First edition. A bit musty, ink name & date partially crossed out on front flyleaf. 1882 Hard Cover. v, 374, [2] pp. 8vo. A 19th century overview of Morocco and its citizens, with illustrations throughout text. View more info

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Holland. in Two Volumes.

By: De Amicis, Edmondo; Zimmern, Helen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1894

Seller ID: 2292774

Condition: Very Good


Includes fold-out map following text of second volume. Crayon scribbles on endpapers and one text page of volume 2, hinges just beginning to weaken, corners a bit rubbed. 1894 Hard Cover. 273, [3]; 275, [3] pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations, top edges gilt. A tour of Holland illustrated with photogravures, by the Italian author who also wrote a similar work on Morocco. View more info

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Historical Memoirs of the Emperor Alexander I of the Court of Russia

By: de Choiseul-Gouffier, Madame La Comtesse [Sophie Tisenhaus]; Patterson, Mary Berenice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: A.C. McClurg & Co.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290472

Condition: Good


First American edition. Hinges just beginning to weaken, front and end matter lightly foxed, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1900 Hard Cover. xx, [21]-321, [7] pp. Frontispiece of Alexander I, 4 portrait plates in text. A biography of Emperor Alexander I of Russia, by one of the first female writers in Lithuania. Born into nobility, she married a French nobleman who served under Napoleon after the French invasion of Russia in 1812. View more info

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History of the Indians of Connecticut from the Earliest Known Period to 1850.

By: De Forest, John W.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Wm. Jas. Hamersley: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2003607

Condition: Good


First edition. Map and woodcuts present. Spine cloth split at rear joint, backstrip loose - easily repaired. Boards rubbed, scattered light foxing. Goodspeed catalog number in pencil on front endpaper. 1851 Hard Cover. xxvi, 509 pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped borders. Includes very detailed table of contents and index, with six appendices following text. Sabin 19292. Howes D216: Best account of these tribes. View more info