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1 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD AND APPENDIX. FORTY-THIRD CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION. PART VI. (FROM JUNE 15, 1874, TO JUNE 23, 1874.).
Washington. Government Printing Office. 1874 Hard Cover Very Good 4to 
...Containing The Proceedings and Debates of the Forty-Third Congress, First Session...(PART VI ONLY)...Pgs. 4993 - 5447 + 507pp APPENDIX....THREE QUARTER LEATHER OVER BLUE/BROWN MARBLED BOARDS...GILT LETTERING & BANDS ON SPINE...Boards are chipped in a few spots...Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover...Light foxing on endpapers & first several pages....AN INVALUABLE REFERENCE TOOL FOR HISTORIANS.....TEXT IS CLEAN & BINDING IS TIGHT!!....Media Mail Shipping Cost: $6.95..... 003943 
Price: 39.00 USD
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2 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD AND APPENDIX. FORTY-THIRD CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION. VOLUME 2, PART III. (From March 5, 1874, to April 11, 1874).
Washington. Government Printing Office. 1874 Hard Cover Very Good 4to 
....Containing the Proceedings and Debates of the Forty-Third Congress, First Session....Pages 2001-3008....THREE QUARTER LEATHER OVER BLUE/BROWN MARBLED BOARDS....GILT LETTERING & BANDS ON SPINE....Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover....Minor dampstaining to the last 50 pgs or so.....AN INVALUABLE TOOL FOR HISTORIANS....TEXT IS CLEAN & BRIGHT & BINDING IS TIGHT....Media Mail Shipping Cost: $7.95.... 003948 
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3 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD AND APPENDIX. FORTY-THIRD CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION. VOLUME 3, PART II. (From January 28, 1875, to February 23, 1875).
Washington. Government Printing Office. 1875 Hard Cover Very Good 4to 
....Containing the Proceedings and Debates of the Forty-Third Congress, Second Session...Pages 833 - 1664....THREE QUARTER LEATHER OVER BLUE/BROWN MARBLED BOARDS....GILT LETTERING & BANDS ON SPINE....Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover...Light foxing & toning on endpapers and some random pages....AN INVALUABLE REFERENCE TOOL FOR HISTORIANS...TEXT IS CLEAN & BINDING IS TIGHT....Media Mail Shipping Cost: $7.95.... 003950 
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4 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD AND APPENDIX. FORTY-THIRD CONTRESS, FIRST SESSION. VOLUME 2, PART IV. (FROM APRIL 11, 1874, TO MAY 19, 1874)....
Washington. Government Printing Office. 1874 Hard Cover Very Good 4to 
....Containing the Proceedings and Debates of the Forty-Third Congress, First Session...Pages 3009 - 4000....THREE QUARTER LEATHER OVER BLUE/BROWN MARBLED BOARDS....GILT LETTERING & BANDS ON SPINE....Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover....Light foxing on endpapers....AN INVALUABLE REFERENCE TOOL FOR HISTORIANS....TEXT IS CLEAN & BINDING IS TIGHT....Media Mail Shipping Cost: $7.95.... 003944 
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5 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD AND APPENDIX. FORTY-THIRD CONTRESS, SECOND SESSION. VOLUME 3, PART I. (From December 7, 1874, to January 28, 1875).
Washington. Government Printing Office. 1875 Hard Cover Very Good 4to 
....Containing the Proceedings and Debates of the Forty-Third Congress, Second Session....832pp....THREE QUARTER LEATHER OVER BLUE/BROWN MARBLED BOARDS....GILT LETTERING & BANDS ON SPINE....Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover....Light foxing on endpapers....AN INVALUABLE REFERENCE TOOL FOR HISTORIANS...TEXT IS CLEAN & BRIGHT & BINDING IS TIGHT....Media Mail Shipping Cost: $7.95..... 003949 
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6 JOURNALS OF THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS, 1774 - 1789, EDITED FROM THE ORIGINAL RECORDS IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS BY WORTHINGTON CHAUNCEY FORD, CHIEF, DIVISION OF MANUSCRIPTS, VOLUME VII, 1777 JANUARY 1 - MAY 21.
Washington. Government Printing Office 1907 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... 374pp... Tan cloth boards with black lettering on spine... Massachusetts Historical Society bookplate on front endpaper... Some pages uncut... Boards soiled...Spine darkened... 005316 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 THIRTY YEARS' VIEW; OR, A HISTORY OF THE WORKING OF THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT FOR THIRTY YEARS, FROM 1820 TO 1850, CHIEFLY TAKEN FROM THE CONGRESS DEBATES, THE PRIVATE PAPERS OF GENERAL JACKSON, AND THE SPEECHES OF EX-SENATOR BENTON,...VOL. I.
New York & Boston. D. Appleton and Company 1854 First Edition. Hard Cover. Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
..."WITH HIS ACTUAL VIEW OF MEN AND AFFAIRS: WITH HISTORICAL NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS, AND SOME NOTICES OF EMINENT DECEASED CONTEMPORARIES: BY A SENATOR OF THIRTY YEARS."...ix, 739+pp...Brown cloth boards, stamped...Some foxing on title page...Boards soiled...Shelf wear...Additional shipping and handling charges will apply for weight of volume... 004590 
Price: 19.00 USD
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8 TRIAL OF ANDREW JOHNSON, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, BEFORE THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES, ON IMPEACHMENT BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR HIGH CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS. VOLUMES I & II.
Washington Government Printing Office 1868 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... TWO VOLUME SET... Vol. I: [xxii, 741pp]... Vol. II: [xxii, 498pp]... Dark brown textured binding, gilt lettering on spine... Both volumes include indices... "The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson, 17th President of the United States, was one of the most dramatic events in the political life of the United States during Reconstruction, and the first impeachment in history of a sitting United States president."... Clean interior... Spine cloth missing on volume II... Spotting and discoloration on front board to volume I... 006583 
Price: 60.00 USD
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9 Alden, John (Compiled and Edited by). SOUVENIR AND OFFICIAL PROGRAMME OF THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF GEORGE WASHINGTON'S INAUGURATION AS FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
New York. Garnett & Gow. 1889 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [393pp]... Dark brown cloth binding with gilt lettering on front cover and spine... Loaded with B/W engraved illustrations and advertisements... Clean interior... Some wear to spine ends and board corners... 007077 
Price: 18.50 USD
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THEODORE ROOSEVELT AND THE JAPANESE-AMERICAN CRISES: AN ACCOUNT OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMPLICATIONS ARISING FROM THE RACE PROBLEM ON THE PACIFIC COAST., Bailey, Thomas A.
10 Bailey, Thomas A. THEODORE ROOSEVELT AND THE JAPANESE-AMERICAN CRISES: AN ACCOUNT OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMPLICATIONS ARISING FROM THE RACE PROBLEM ON THE PACIFIC COAST.
California. Stanford University Press. 1934 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good - 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
...x, 353pp... Brown cloth boards with black lettering on front cover and spine... Clean interior... Tight binding... SCARCE FIRST EDITION... NOT EX-LIBRARY... "The purpose of the present volume is to examine critically the causes, course, and results of [the growing friction] in Japanese-American relations"..."This study, then, is basically a chapter in American diplomacy."... 005560 
Price: 350.00 USD
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11 Baird, Spencer F. UNITED STATES COMMISSION OF FISH AND FISHERIES. PART II. REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR 1872 AND 1873.
Washington City. Government Printing Office 1874 Soft Cover Very Good + 8vo 
...AN EARLY REPORT OF U.S. COMMISSION OF FISH & FISHERIES...A) - Inquiry Into The Decrease Of The Food - Fishes.....B) - The Propagation Of Food-Fishes In The Waters Of The United States........[vi, 92pp pamphlet[....Paper Wraps....Table of Contents Included....ILLUSTRATED with several pages of tables....A NICE, TIGHT & CLEAN COPY. 003279 
Price: 38.00 USD
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12 Boyd, James P. POLITICAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES; OR, POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY AND CITIZENSHIP; BIRTH AND GROWTH OF THE COLONIES; MARCH TO INDEPENDENCE; CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT; PRESIDENTS ADMINISTRATIONS; CONGRESSES AND POLITICAL MEASURES;...
Publishers' Union. 1891 Hard Cover. Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
..."PARTY PLATFORMS AND PRINCIPLES; RISE AND FALL OF PARTIES. QUESTIONS OF THE HOUR- CIVIL SERVICE REFORM, POLYGAMY, PROHIBITION, SURPLUS REVENUE, TARIFF AND FREE TRADE, ARGUMENTS FOR AND AGAINST, REVIEW OF TARIFF ACTS."...542pp, 112a pp....Brown and blue cloth boards, silver vignette of Capitol building, gilt lettering on cover..."Elaborately illustrated" with B/W pictures, portraits...Clean interior...Minimal shelf wear...Boards lightly soiled... 004478 
Price: 33.00 USD
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13 Clay, Henry MR. CLAY'S SPEECH ON INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, JANUARY 16, 1824.
Unknown. Unknown 1824 Soft Cover Good + 8vo 
....[16pp],,,A Summarization of Henry Clay's speech to the House of Representatives regarding "the bill authorizing the President of the United States to cause certain surveys and estimates to be made on the subject of Roads and Canals, being under consideration"...Ex-Library of the Peabody Institute...Pages are disbound...foxing...toning...INTERESTING HISTORICAL/POLITICAL CONTENT. 003258 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Clay, Henry SPEECH DELIVERED BY THE HON. H. CLAY, ON THE DOCTRINES, AND ON THE QUESTION OF RECORDING THE PROTEST OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AGAINST A RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE, WHICH HAD BEEN PROPOSED BY MR. CLAY.
Washington. Unknown 1834 Soft Cover Good + 8vo 
....[20pp]...Henry Clay's somewhat scathing speech, delivered in the Senate of the United States, on the 30th day of April, 1834....Light foxing...INTERESTING HISTORICAL/POLITICAL CONTENT. Disbound. 003260 
Price: 30.00 USD
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15 Clay, Henry SPEECH OF HENRY CLAY, IN DEFENCE OF THE AMERICAN SYSTEM: DELIVERED IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES, FEBRUARY 2, 3, & 6TH, 1832.
Hartford, CT Unknown 1832 Soft Cover Good + 8vo 
...[25pp]....(New England Weekly Review - Extra)...Henry Clay's speech before the Senate of the U.S. was made during the year 1832, at the time that South Carolina was threatening withdrawal from the Union....He defends the American System in great detail...Foxing...toning...some pages uncut/untrimmed....INTERESTING HISTORICAL/POLITICAL CONTENT. Disbound. 003259 
Price: 30.00 USD
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16 Congressional Quarterly, Inc. CONGRESSIONAL QUARTERLY'S GUIDE TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES. ORIGINS, HISTORY AND PROCEDURE.
Washington, D.C. Congressional Quarterly Service 1971 0871870185 / 9780871870186 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine. Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... [xxxi, 639pp, 323, 21]... Dark green textured cloth binding with gilt lettering on front cover and spine... COLOR DJ has light wear at spine edges... "The Guide explains how Congress works, its powers, the pressures upon it, and prospects for change-even its housekeeping."... Appendix & Index... Ex-lib with usual markings as such o/w in Near Fine condition... Weighs approx. 6 lbs, additional shipping and handling will apply... 007797 
Price: 97.00 USD
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17 Dresser, Horace E. (Compiler). UNITED STATES INTERNAL REVENUE AND TARIFF LAW (PASSED JULY 13, 1870), TOGETHER WITH THE ACT IMPOSING TEAXES ON DISTILLED SPIRITS AND TOBACCO, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES (APPROVED JULY 20, 1868), AND...
New York, N. Y. Harper & Brothers. 1870 First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
..."SUCH OTHER ACTS OR PARTS OF ACTS RELATING TO INTERNAL REVENUE AS ARE NOW IN EFFECT; WITH TABLES OF TAXES, A COPIOUS ANALYTICAL INDEX, AND FULL SECTIONAL NOTES."...iv, 99pp...Paper wraps with engraved medallion on front cover, full page advertisement on back and inside front cover...Clean interior...Small drawing of a man's head in ink on bottom front wrap, early hand... 004855 
Price: 49.00 USD
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COMMUNICATIONS OF NINIAN EDWARDS., Edwards, Ninian.
18 Edwards, Ninian. COMMUNICATIONS OF NINIAN EDWARDS.
Washington. Printed By Gales & Seaton. 1824 First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... 5 DOCUMENTS... "Address of Ninian Edwards, Presented to the House of Representatives by the Speaker, April 19, 1824", [75pp]; "Message from the President of the United States, in Relation to the Communication of Ninian Edwards to the House of Representatives, and his Proceedings in Consequence thereof. April 23, 1824", [1pp]; "Communication from the Secretary of the Treasury, to the Chairman of the Committee, to whom was referred the Address of Ninian Edwards. May 11, 1824", [67pp]; plus 2 Reports dated from May 25, 1824 [21pp] to June 21, 1824 [156pp]... Regarding Edwards' actions with Bank of Edwardsville (1818-19) charges brought by Sec. of Treasury William H. Crawford... Some foxing and toning... Sewn bindings... 006225 
Price: 85.00 USD
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19 Emory, Lieut. Col. W. H. NOTES OF A MILITARY RECONNOISSANCE, FROM FORT LEAVENWORTH, IN MISSOURI, TO SAN DIEGO, IN CALIFORNIA, INCLUDING PART OF THE ARKANSAS, DEL NORTE, AND GILA RIVERS.
Washington. Wendell and Van Benthuysen. 1848 Hard Cover Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [614pp]... Dark brown cloth covered boards, paper title label on spine... Thirtieth Congress - First Session, Ex. Doc. No. 41... INCLUDES "REPORT OF LIEUT. J. W. ALBERT, OF HIS EXAMINATION OF NEW MEXICO, IN THE YEARS 1846-'47"; "REPORT OF LIEUT. COL. P. ST. GEORGE COOKE OF HIS MARCH FROM SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO, TO SAN DIEGO, UPPER CALIFORNIA"; & "JOURNAL OF CAPTAIN A. R. JONSTON, FIRST DRAGOONS."... Illustrated with numerous B/W engraved plates... ALSO TWO FOLDING MAPS: "MAP OF THE TERRITORY OF NEW MEXICO" & "SKETCH OF PART OF THE MARCH & WAGON ROAD OF LT. COLONEL COOKE"... Foxing throughout text... Spine ends and board corners show light wear... 007780 
Price: 475.00 USD
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VIEW OF THE CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF THE PRESENT WAR WITH FRANCE, IN ANSWER TO MR. BURKE'S REGICIDE PEACE. WITH A DEDICATION TO THE AUTHOR, BY P. PORCUPINE; AND AN APPENDIX., Erskine, Thomas.
20 Erskine, Thomas. VIEW OF THE CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF THE PRESENT WAR WITH FRANCE, IN ANSWER TO MR. BURKE'S REGICIDE PEACE. WITH A DEDICATION TO THE AUTHOR, BY P. PORCUPINE; AND AN APPENDIX.
Philadelphia. William Cobbett. 1797 First Edition. Wraps Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [73, 24pp]... Appendix "containing the correspondence between Miles and infamous Le Brun, Minister of War, at the time when war was declared against Great Britain; which develops the real causes of that declaration, all the secret steps which the French took previous to it, and clearly unravels the thread of their ambitious projects."... Taken from a bound volume... Some foxing and toning... Disbound. 006234 
Price: 195.00 USD
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