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1 FOURTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE TO THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF KANSAS, FOR THE YEAR ENDING NOVEMBER 30, 1875, INCLUDING A COMPLETE CENSUS OF THE STATE...
Geo. W. Martin. 1875 Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
..."Embracing statistical exhibits, with diagrams, in colors, of the agricultural, industrial, mercantile, and other interests of the state, together with a colored outline map of the state, showing congressional and land districts, and sectional maps, in colors, of each organized county, showing their relative size and location, railroads, railroad and public lands, towns, school houses, waterpowers, etc., etc."... 753pp... Brown cloth boards, stamped, with gilt lettering(faded) on spine... INCLUDES A FOLD-OUT, COLOR "CONGRESSIONAL MAP OF THE STATE OF KANSAS, 1875; SHOWING THE COMPLETE RAILROAD SYSTEM, WATER COURSES, LAND DISTRICTS, BOUNDARY OF CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS, GEOGRAPHICAL CENTRES, AND CENTRES OF POPULATION FOR THE YEARS 1860, 1870, AND 1875"... Heavily illustrated with B/W engravings, COLOR maps, diagrams, etc... Foxing on first few pages... Signature on FFEP... 005129 
Price: 65.00 USD
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LONE STAR DEFENDERS. A CHRONICLE OF THE THIRD TEXAS CAVALRY, ROSS' BRIGADE., Barron, S. B.
2 Barron, S. B. LONE STAR DEFENDERS. A CHRONICLE OF THE THIRD TEXAS CAVALRY, ROSS' BRIGADE.
New York & Washington Neale Publishing Co. 1908 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo 
...[276 pgs.]...FIRST EDITION...THE THIRD TEXAS CAVALRY WAS VERY ACTIVE AND DISTINGUISHED IN THE FIGHTING OF THE WESTERN CAMPAIGNS. BARRON RECALLS SOLDIERS LIVES IN CAMP AND IN THE FIELD...BEAUTIFULLY REBOUND IN FULL NAVY CALF WITH GILT STAR ON COVER AND GILT LETTERING AND DECORATION ON SPINE...GILT ON TOP EDGE...New marbled endpapers...Illustrated with a frontis of the "Battle-Flag of the Third Texas Cavalry Regiment" plus 10 b/w photo portraits...Brief ink specks on a few pages...Short tear on last text leaf repaired with tape... A SCARCE COPY OF A CHRONICLED NARRATIVE OF THE BATTLES AND SKIRMISHES OF THE WESTERN CAVALRY...HOWES 178... 005104 
Price: 3875.00 USD
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3 Beadle, J. H. LIFE IN UTAH; OR, THE MYSTERIES AND CRIMES OF MORMONISM. BEING AN EXPOSE OF THE SECRET RITES AND CEREMONIES OF THE LATTER-DAY SAINTS, WITH A FULL AND AUTHENTIC HISTORY OF POLYGAMY AND THE MORMON SECT FROM ITS ORIGIN TO THE PRESENT TIME.
Philadelphia, PA. National Publishing Company. 1870 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [540pp]... Modern brown cloth binding with original black leather label title laid down on spine, new endpapers... INCLUDES MAP OF UTAH... Illustrated with several B/W engravings... Light foxing... 007951 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4 Bell, Charles H. HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF EXETER NEW HAMPSHIRE.
Boston J. E. Farwell & Co. 1888 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [ix, 469pp, 88]... Black textured cloth boards, stamped, gilt lettering on spine... Illustrated with FOLDING facsimile frontispiece of Exeter "Combination", FOLDING plan of the village of Exeter in 1802, FOLDING Exeter with its sub-divisions, and FOLDING plan of the township of Exeter in 1802... Includes geneaological appendix... Interior is clean and bright... FROM THE FRANK C. DEERING COLLECTION... 007424 
Price: 165.00 USD
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5 Brown, Karl F. CALIFORNIA MISSIONS: A GUIDE TO THE HISTORIC TRAILS OF THE PADRES.
New York. Garden City Publishing Company 1939 Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
... Unpaginated... Red cloth binding, decoratively stamped gilt pattern on front cover, small B/W tipped in plate on front cover, gilt lettering on spine, in protective plastic wrapper, housed in red presentation box with cut out front... Illustrated front endpapers... Wrapper fragile, chipping... Heavily illustrated with B/W photographs... 007949 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Cooke, John Esten. AMERICAN COMMONWEALTHS- VIRGINIA: A HISTORY OF THE PEOPLE.
Boston. Houghton Mifflin and Company. 1883 First Edition. Hard Cover. Good + 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
...xxi, 523pp... Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on front cover and spine... Top of text block in gilt... NOT EX-LIBRARY... Includes two leaf map of part of colonial Virginia as frontispiece... Name of M. L. Quay of Atlantic City written on second FEP and dated 1883... Clean interior... Corners of boards are alittle worn as well as spine ends... Front hinge cracked but holding... 005427 
Price: 23.00 USD
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7 Dawes, Hon. Thomas. ADDRESS TO THE MASSACHUSETTS PEACE SOCIETY, AT THEIR SECOND ANNIVERSARY, DEC. 25, 1817.
Boston. J.T.Buckingham. 1818 Disbound Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [32pp]... Lacking covers and title page, disbound... "The Massachusetts Peace Society was an anti-war organization in Boston, Massachusetts, established to "diffuse light on the subject of war, and to cultivate the principles and spirit of peace." Founding officers included Thomas Dawes."... Includes Reports of the society... Light foxing... 007294 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Farmer, Silas. HISTORY OF DETROIT AND MICHIGAN OR THE METROPOLIS ILLUSTRATED. A CHRONOLOGICAL CYCLOPAEDIA OF THE PAST AND PRESENT. INCLUDING A FULL RECORD OF TERRITORIAL DAYS IN MICHIGAN AND THE ANNALS OF WAYNE COUNTY.
Detroit. Silas Farmer & Co. 1884 Three-Quarter Leather Very Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... [xlvi, 1024pp]... Dark brown textured leather spine and corners outline with gilt decoration, gilt lettering in spine compartments and front cover, raised spine bands, marbled endpapers and textblock, hinges reinforced... Illustrated with B/W engravings... Includes appendices and index... Interior is clean and bright... Weight is approx. 6 lbs, additional shipping and handling will apply... FROM THE FRANK C. DEERING COLLECTION... 007421 
Price: 425.00 USD
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9 Flournoy, H. W. CALENDAR OF VIRGINIA STATE PAPERS AND OTHER MANUSCRIPTS FROM JANUARY 1, 1836 TO APRIL 15, 1869; PRESERVED IN THE CAPITOL AT RICHMOND. VOLUME XI.
Richmond. James E. Goode, Printer. 1893 Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... [601pp]... Black cloth binding with label of title on spine... Hinges reinforced... Contains "the regular Executive papers as found; among which are some events in which the State of Virginia participated in the war with Mexico... A narrative of the attempt of John Brown to incite an Insurrection of slaves; of the murder of several citizens of Harper's Ferry; the seizure of the U.S. Arsenal with the arms therin, and the suppression of the attempt by the Federal Government... The trial and execution of Brown and his co-conspirators by the State authority... Events immediately preceding the war with the Federal Government, and preparations by the State for her defence, with much on the conduct of the CIVIL WAR"... etc... 007456 
Price: 55.00 USD
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10 Flournoy, H. W. CALENDAR OF VIRGINIA STATE PAPERS AND OTHER MANUSCRIPTS FROM MAY 16, 1795 TO DECEMBER 31, 1798; EMBRACING THE LETTERS AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE OF CORRESPONDENCE AND INQUIRY OF VIRGINIA AND THE OTHER COLONIES,... VOLUME VIII.
Richmond. James E. Goode, Printer. 1890 Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... "FROM MARCH 12, 1773,TO APRIL 7, 1775: ALSO THE JOURNAL OF THE COMMITTEE OF SAFETY OF VIRGINIA, FROM FEBRUARY 7, 1776, TO JULY 5, 1776, PRESERVED IN THE CAPITOL, AT RICHMOND."... [588pp]... Modern burgundy cloth binding with yellow lettering on spine... Includes Index... Ex-library with usual markings as such... 007521 
Price: 45.00 USD
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11 Flournoy, H. W. CALENDAR OF VIRGINIA STATE PAPERS AND OTHER MANUSCRIPTS, FROM JANUARY 1, 1794, TO MAY 16, 1795, PRESERVED IN THE CAPITOL AT RICHMOND... VOLUME VII.
Richmond. James E. Goode, Printer. 1888 Hard Cover Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... [594pp]... Paper covered boards with black cloth spine, paper title label on spine... Clean interior... Some leaves uncut... Includes Index... Edges of leaves are fragile... Spine ends show wear... 007522 
Price: 45.00 USD
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RESOLVES OF THE GENERAL COURT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, PASSED AT THEIR SESSION, WHICH COMMENCED ON WEDNESDAY, THE TWELFTH OF JANUARY, AND ENDED ON THE TWENTY FIFTH OF FEBRUARY, ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND TWENTY., General Court Commonwealth Massachusetts
12 General Court Commonwealth Massachusetts RESOLVES OF THE GENERAL COURT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, PASSED AT THEIR SESSION, WHICH COMMENCED ON WEDNESDAY, THE TWELFTH OF JANUARY, AND ENDED ON THE TWENTY FIFTH OF FEBRUARY, ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND TWENTY.
Boston. Russell & Gardner. 1820 First Edition Soft Cover Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... [90 - 205pp, 8pg Index]... Blue wraps, stitched binding... INCLUDES 12PG SECTION LISTING OWNERSHIP OF ALL LANDS IN MAINE... Governor Brooks' message relates the passing of the act of June 19, 1819 which decided the separation of the District of Maine from Massachusetts into its own independent state, this separation to take place March 15, 1820... Missouri was made into a slave state by the Senate with an amendment excluding slavery from the Missouri Territory north of the parallel 3630' north (the southern boundary of Missouri), except within the limits of the proposed state of Missouri... To admit Missouri as a slave state would tip the balance in the Senate (made up of two senators per state) in favor of the slave states. For this reason, northern states wanted Maine to be admitted as a free state... Chap CXXI is the Resolve respecting Slavery with admission of Missouri into the Union as a slave state... Wraps are heavily speckled... Stitching loose... Edges of textblock tattered, but does not affect text... AN IMPORTANT PAMPHLET... 006730 
Price: 140.00 USD
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13 Gipson, Lawrence Henry LEWIS EVANS. TO WHICH IS ADDED EVANS' A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF PENNSYLVANIA.
Philadelphia The Historical Society Of Pennsylvania. 1939 First Edition. Hard Cover Very Good 4to 
...[xiii, 246 pgs.]...FIRST EDITION...LARGE COLOR FOLD OUT FACSIMILE "MAP OF THE INDIAN WALKING PURCHASE, 1737" AS FRONTISPIECE...ALSO INCLUDES SEVERAL LARGE FACSIMILE FOLD OUT MAPS IN REAR: "A MAP OF PENNSYLVANIA, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK AND THE THREE DELAWARE COUNTIES", A 1752 REVISION OF THE AFOREMENTIONED MAP, EVANS' "MAP OF THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC REGION", " A MAP OF THE AREA IN DISPUTE BETWEEN PENNSYLVANIA AND MARYLAND", AND A GENERAL "MAP OF THE MIDDLE BRITISH COLONIES"...Tan cloth boards with gilt and black design on cover and spine...Ex-lib. from the Dartmouth College Library with a few markings...Internally clean... 005774 
Price: 75.00 USD
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HISTORY OF OREGON, 1792 - 1849, DRAWN FROM PERSONAL OBSERVATION AND AUTHENTIC INFORMATION., Gray, W. H.
14 Gray, W. H. HISTORY OF OREGON, 1792 - 1849, DRAWN FROM PERSONAL OBSERVATION AND AUTHENTIC INFORMATION.
New York. Privately Printed By Author. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
...707pp... Full deluxe morocco presentation binding lettered in gilt "Presentation in memory of W. H. Gray by his daughter Mrs. Caroline A. Kamm", red and blue morocco inlays, inner doublures, all edges gilt... "Undependable and biased, but, as the product of a pioneer of 1838, cannot be ignored"- HOWES G342... BEST EDITION, INCLUDING GRAY'S OREGON JOURNAL AND THE BIOGRAPHIES AND GENEALOGIES OF GRAY AND JACOB KAMM... Circa 1923... Illustrated with B/W portraits... Spine hinges rubbed... 005155 
Price: 275.00 USD
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15 Green, Lonzo Steelwell. TALES OF THE BUCKEYE HILLS.
Mount Vernon, OH. Lonzo S. Green. 1963 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [xii, 184pp]... Gray cloth binding with gilt lettering and image on front cover, gilt lettering on spine... B/W illustrated DJ shows wear to edges, corners and spine ends... B/W ILLUSTRATIONS... Clean interior, tight binding... SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE... Previous owner inscription on FFEP... 007945 
Price: 25.00 USD
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COLORADO AND ITS PEOPLE. A NARRATIVE AND TOPICAL HISTORY OF THE CENTENNIAL STATE. 4 VOLUMES., Hafen, LeRoy R. (Editor).
16 Hafen, LeRoy R. (Editor). COLORADO AND ITS PEOPLE. A NARRATIVE AND TOPICAL HISTORY OF THE CENTENNIAL STATE. 4 VOLUMES.
New York Lewis Historical Publishing Co. 1948 Hard Cover Very Good 4to 
...[Vol. I xvi, 644pgs., Vol.II 784pgs., Vol.III 404pgs., Vol. IV 405-810pgs.]...ILLUSTRATED WITH B/W PHOTOS AND DRAWINGS...MAPS ON ENDPAPERS...Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spines...Includes Natural History of Colorado, Progress of Education , Banking and Monetary Problems, Pioneer Life, Personal and Family History, etc...Top edge speckled...Ex-lib ... 006256 
Price: 175.00 USD
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17 James, Henry F. Kishacoquillas Valley.
Philadelphia Geographical Society 1930 Soft Cover Very Good 4to 
...17 pgs. of text, numbered 223-239...PAMPHLET...Reprinted from The Bulletin of the Geographical Society of Philadelphia, Vol. XXVIII No. 4, October...B/W PHOTOS. 002138 
Price: 14.00 USD
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18 Jenkins, John H. Basic Texas Books: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works for a Research Library
Austin, Texas, U.S.A. Jenkins Pub Co 1983 0836301714 / 9780836301717 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 4to 
...[xi, 648pgs.]...SIGNED BY AUTHOR...ILLUSTRATED...Blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine...TEXT CLEAN...No D.J. 006170 
Price: 75.00 USD
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19 Kelly, Geo. H. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY, ARIZONA, 1864 - 1912.
Arizona. 1926 Hard Cover Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [xiv, 399pp]... Brown cloth boards, stamped, gilt lettering on spine... Illustrated with B/W portraits and 10 folding maps... 006689 
Price: 29.00 USD
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GEORGE BRYAN AND THE CONSTITUTION OF PENNSYLVANIA 1731-1791., Konkle, Burton Alva
20 Konkle, Burton Alva GEORGE BRYAN AND THE CONSTITUTION OF PENNSYLVANIA 1731-1791.
Philadelphia William J. Campbell 1922 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...[381 pgs.]...FIRST EDITION...INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR TO MAJ. JOHN MOTLEY MOREHEAD III, A CHEMIST AND NOTED PHILANTHROPIST WHO MADE LARGE GIFTS TO HIS ALMA MATER UNC-CHAPEL HILL. HE ALSO SERVED AS MINISTER TO SWEDEN 1930-33...FRONTIS IN COLOR OF BRYAN...Includes b/w plates as well as a map...Maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine...Gilt on top edge...A VERY NICE COPY... 004435 
Price: 85.00 USD
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