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VOYAGES OF NICHOLAS BALL, FROM 1838 TO 1853. IN TABULATED FORM, WITH NOTES. TOGETHER WITH A SUMMARY OF A TRIP TO EUROPE IN 1888., Ball, Nicholas.
1 Ball, Nicholas. VOYAGES OF NICHOLAS BALL, FROM 1838 TO 1853. IN TABULATED FORM, WITH NOTES. TOGETHER WITH A SUMMARY OF A TRIP TO EUROPE IN 1888.
Boston. L. Barta & Co. 1895 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... [40pp]... Rebacked with original brown textured boards, gilt lettering on front cover... Illustrated with b/w engravings including frontispiece engraving (with tissue guard) of author... Includes an "Itemized Gold Mining Record Kept in California, 1850 and 1851" as well as a list of his voyages... SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY C. C. BALL, SON OF THE AUTHOR, DATED 1899... "King Ball" made his fortune mining for gold in California. He returned to BLOCK ISLAND, RHODE ISLAND and bought up property along the coastline where he later built the largest resort hotel on the island , Oceanview Hotel...Full page illustration of the Oceanview Hotel in rear with ad on verso... 005867 
Price: 250.00 USD
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GEOGRAPHICAL, STATISTICAL, AND HISTORICAL MAP OF RHODE ISLAND., Carey, Henry Charles & Isaac Lea.
2 Carey, Henry Charles & Isaac Lea. GEOGRAPHICAL, STATISTICAL, AND HISTORICAL MAP OF RHODE ISLAND.
Philadelphia. Carey & Lea. 1822 Soft Cover Very Good 
....FULL COLOR...FROM "A COMPLETE HISTORICAL, CHRONOLOGICAL, AND GEOGRAPHICAL AMERICAN ATLAS, Being a Guide To The History Of North and South America, and the West Indies: Exhibiting an Accurate Account of the Discovery, Settlement, and Progress of their Various Kingdoms, States, Provinces, etc. Together with the Wars, Celebrated Battles, and Remarkable Events, To the Year 1822. According to the Plan of Le Sage's Atlas, and Intended as a Companion to LaVoisne's Improvement of that Celebrated Work"...MAP #13 from FIRST EDITION ATLAS...DRAWN BY F. LUCAS...SCUPLTED BY J. YEAGER..SHEET MEASURES 22" W x 17"H... MAP MEASURES 12" W x 10" H and is SURROUNDED BY TEXT ON 3 SIDES and is DIVIDED INTO COUNTIES....Center fold...EDGES NEAT...MAP CLEAN....A VERY NICE MAP!.. 018406 
Price: 295.00 USD
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3 Ebelings, Christoph Daniel. ERDBESCHREIBUNG UND GESCHICHTE VON AMERIKA. DIE VEREINTEN STAATEN VON NORDAMERIKA. VOLUMES 1 - 4.
Hamburg. Earl Ernst Bohn. 1793 First Edition. Three-Quarter Leather. Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
... FIRST FOUR VOLUMES OUT OF THE SEVEN VOLUME SET... Vol. I [lxxiv, 877pp]... Vol. II [1135pp]... Vol. III [16, 676, 1pp]... Vol. IV [914pp]... GERMAN TEXT...Speckled paper covered boards, leather spine and corners, raised spine bands, gilt lettering in spine compartments, marbled endpapers to all except Volume 4... Lengthy gazetteer with discussion of conditions and life in the new American states... Volume I covers New Hampshire and Massachusetts; Volume II on Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York; Volume III on New York and New Jersey; Volume IV on Pennsylvania... Covers worn and scuffed, chipping at spine ends...Hinges cracked on all volumes...Vol.'s I, II, and IV top hinge held on by threads... Texts still clean with some minimum foxing and toning... 1843 ink ownership signature of Henry A. Muhlenberg. Muhlenberg was the son of a German Lutheran pastor who was sent to North America as a missionary who made a significant impact on the lives of the colonists .. Ex-library with few markings as such... 006038 
Price: 500.00 USD
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4 Greene, D.H. HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF EAST GREENWICH AND ADJACENT TERRITORY, FROM 1677 TO 1877.
Providence J.A. & R.A. Reid 1877 First Edition Hard Cover Good 12mo 
...[263 pgs., plus 1 page ad and original fold out order form for subscribers]...ILLUSTRATED PLATE OF THE COUNTY COURT HOUSE...Includes chapters on Religious Societies, History, Lawyers, Kent Academy, etc....Blue stamped cloth boards with black and gilt design...Ex-library with bookplate on endpaper... 003231 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 Rider, Sidney S. MAP OF THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLAND GIVING THE INDIAN NAMES OF LOCATIONS AND THE LOCATIONS OF GREAT EVENTS IN INDIAN HISTORY WITH PRESENT POLITICAL DIVISIONS
Washington Library of Congress 1903 Soft Cover Very Good 
...B/W FOLD OUT MAP( 15 1/2" x 20 1/2" ) HOUSED IN BLUE CARD STOCK COVERS WITH BLACK LETTERING ON FRONT AND BACK...LANDS OF RHODE ISLAND AS THEY WERE KNOWN TO CANONICUS AND MIANTINOMI WHEN ROGER WILLIAMS CAME HERE IN 1636...This map was originally part of a 300 page volume titled "Indian Lands of Rhode Island" and was a limited edition of only 220 copies...The 35 Political Divisions are listed seperately on the right outside the map.... 006538 
Price: 75.00 USD
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6 Taylor, Maureen A. RHODE ISLAND PASSENGER LISTS. PORT OF PROVIDENCE 1798-1808: 1820-1872. PORT OF BRISTOL AND WARREN 1820-1871
Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc. 1995 Hard Cover As New 8vo 
...[xiii, 232pgs.]...COMPILED FROM UNITED STATES CUSTOM HOUSE PAPERS... 006293 
Price: 13.95 USD
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7 Unknown Providence Journal Almanac 1940. A Reference Book for the State of Rhode Island.
Providence Providence Journal Co. 1940 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
...304PP...A VALUABLE REFERENCE BOOK FOR RHODE ISLANDERS...FIFTY-FOURTH ANNUAL PUBLICATION...COLOR PICTURE ON COVER...Slight soiling. 002345 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Unknown. CANONICUS MEMORIAL. SERVICES OF DEDICATION, UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY. SEPTEMBER 21, 1883.
Providence, R. I. Providence Press Company. 1883 Three-Quarter Leather Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... [31pp]... Modern binding with red leather spine and corners outlined in gilt, marbled paper covered boards, raised spine bands, gilt lettering in spine compartments, TEG... FROM THE FRANK C. DEERING COLLECTION WITH TWO OF HIS PERSONAL BOOKPLATES INSIDE FRONT COVER... Extra-illustrated by the insertion of 16 plates... Also inserted are the original paper wrappers signed and inscribed by Horatio Rogers, by whom the address was given, to "A. M. Williams", a possible descendant of Roger Williams... Clean and bright interior... 007425 
Price: 50.00 USD
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