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1 CALENDAR OF THE CORRESPONDENCE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE CONTINENTAL ARMY WITH THE OFFICERS, VOL. I JUNE 17, 1775 - OCTOBER 19, 1778.
Washington. Government Printing Office 1915 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good - 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
...vi, 802pp... Burgundy cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine... Frontispiece a facsimile of Washington's commission as General and Commander-In-Chief... Prepared from the original manuscripts in the Library of Congress by John C. Fitzpatrick... Untrimmed... Clean interior... VOLUME I ONLY... Heavy volume... 005512 
Price: 50.00 USD
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MEMOIRS OF SAMUEL PEPYS, ESQ. F.R.S. SECRETARY TO THE ADMIRALTY IN THE REIGNS OF CHARLES II. AND JAMES II. COMPRISING HIS DIARY...[WITH]: THE LIFE, JOURNALS, AND CORRESPONDENCE OF SAMUEL PEPYS, ESQ. F.R.S...INCLUDING  A NARRATIVE OF HIS VOYAGE TO TANGIER.
2 MEMOIRS OF SAMUEL PEPYS, ESQ. F.R.S. SECRETARY TO THE ADMIRALTY IN THE REIGNS OF CHARLES II. AND JAMES II. COMPRISING HIS DIARY...[WITH]: THE LIFE, JOURNALS, AND CORRESPONDENCE OF SAMUEL PEPYS, ESQ. F.R.S...INCLUDING A NARRATIVE OF HIS VOYAGE TO TANGIER.
London. Henry Colburn & Richard Bentley. 1828 Full-Leather. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
...SEVEN VOLUME SET COMPLETE, 5 VOL. OF THE "MEMOIRS" + 2 VOL. OF "THE LIFE, JOURNALS, AND CORRESPONDENCE"... "MEMOIRS" set is second edition, edited by Richard Lord Braybrooke, "From 1659 to 1669, Deciphered by the Rev. John Smith, A.B. from the Original Short-Hand Ms. in the Pepysian Library, and a Selection from His Private Correspondence."... "THE LIFE, JOURNALS, AND CORRESPONDENCE" set is first edition, published in 1841, also "Deciphered from the Short-Hand Mss. in the Bodleian Library, by the Rev. John Smith, A.M."... All volumes rebound utilizing the original polished calf leather which is laid down over the new boards, give a good character to the bindings... Raised spine bands, red and green leather compartment labels on spine have gilt lettering, AEG, gilt dentelle, marbled endpapers, gilt outlining on covers... Only "Memoirs" are illustrated with 11 plates, 4 of which are folding, and portrait frontispieces in each volume... SCARCE SETS... There is very little foxing and the pages are very clean... Leather has aged is cracked, edges well worn... Hinges mostly in acceptable condition... Overall, these volumes received professional conservation which has given good character to these books... Additional shipping and handling will apply for multiple volumes... 005617 
Price: 650.00 USD
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3 MEN OF NEW ENGLAND.
New York. The American Historical Company, Inc, 1943 Hard Cover. Very Good - 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
...684pp... Dark blue cloth boards, blue leather corners and spine, gilt lettering on spine... Illustrated with B/W portrait plates... Thick volume... Clean interior... Some shelf wear... Additional shipping and handling charges will apply for weight of volume... 005472 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Abbott, Jacob. HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR.
New York Harper & Brothers Publishers. 1852 Hard Cover Good + 12mo 
...[ 278 pgs., plus 10 pgs. ads.]...DECORATIVELY DESIGNED TITLE PAGE IN BLUE, RED, AND GILT LETTERING...ILLUSTRATED INCLUDING FRONTIS ENGRAVING AND MAP OF ROME...LOVELY MULTI-COLORED & GILT HALF TITLE PAGE...Inscription on F.F.E.P. reads " Erney Longfellow with Miss Davies Love, November 23rd, 1854"...Stamped red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine...Some chipping at spine ends... 005662 
Price: 30.00 USD
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GENERAL BIOGRAPHY; OR LIVES, CRITICAL AND HISTORICAL, OF THE MOST EMINENT PERSONS OF ALL AGES, COUNTRIES, CONDITIONS, AND PROFESSIONS. VOLUME THE TENTH ONLY., Aikin, John and William Johnson
5 Aikin, John and William Johnson GENERAL BIOGRAPHY; OR LIVES, CRITICAL AND HISTORICAL, OF THE MOST EMINENT PERSONS OF ALL AGES, COUNTRIES, CONDITIONS, AND PROFESSIONS. VOLUME THE TENTH ONLY.
London Printed for John Stockdale, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown 1815 First Edition Three-Quarter Leather Good+ 4to 
...[484 PGS., plus 6 pg. Chronological Index of Sovereigns]...VOL 10 ONLY, W - Z PLUS SUPPLEMENT A - Z AND 4 PG. ADDENDA...Marbled boards...Hinges cracked but holding...Leather chipped at corners and spine edges...Large volume, extra shipping charges apply... 004457 
Price: 85.00 USD
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LIFE OF THOMAS T. THOMASON, MISSIONARY IN CALCUTTA., American Sunday-School Union.
6 American Sunday-School Union. LIFE OF THOMAS T. THOMASON, MISSIONARY IN CALCUTTA.
Philadelphia American Sunday-School Union 1833 Hard Cover Very Good 16mo 
...138pp...LEATHER SPINE... MARBLED BOARDS... Light dampstaining. 000751 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7 Anderson, Robert Gordon. THOSE QUARRELSOME BONAPARTES.
New York. Century Company. 1927 Hard Cover Very Good - 8vo 
...viii, 501pp...Blue CLoth Boards with GILT LETTERING & DESIGN on Front Cover & Spine...FIRST PRINTING...Front hinge starting but holding...Previous owner's name on FFEP...TEXT IS CLEAN... 006862 
Price: 25.00 USD
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LAST DAYS OF NAPOLEON. MEMOIRS OF THE LAST TWO YEARS OF NAPOLEON'S EXILE. FORMING A SEQUEL TO THE JOURNALS OF DR. O'MEARA AND COUNT LAS CASES. IN TWO VOLUMES. VOLUMES I & II., Antommarchi, F.
8 Antommarchi, F. LAST DAYS OF NAPOLEON. MEMOIRS OF THE LAST TWO YEARS OF NAPOLEON'S EXILE. FORMING A SEQUEL TO THE JOURNALS OF DR. O'MEARA AND COUNT LAS CASES. IN TWO VOLUMES. VOLUMES I & II.
London. Henry Colburn. 1826 Second Edition. Three-Quarter Leather. Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
...TWO VOLUME SET... Vol. I: [viii, 416pp]... Frontispiece illustrated with engraving of Napoleon at St. Helena... Vol. II: [286, 4pp]... Marbled paper covered boards, raised spine bands and gilt lettering adorn spine, marbled endpapers... Heavily illustrated with inserted engraved plates (this has caused some rippling to the pages) and a magazine article dated 1901 entitled: "The Death Mask of Napoleon" by Thomas Allen Glenn... Glued inside Vol. I opposite the preface is a newspaper clipping dated 1908 entitled: "Napoleon's Doctor Left False Record" (resulting in off-setting to preface page)... Spines on both volumes have been rebacked... Personal bookplate inside front covers... Wear to leather spine edges and ends... UNUSUAL SET AS ALL THE ILLUSTRATIONS HAVE BEEN ADDED... Additional shipping and handling will apply for multiple volumes... 005832 
Price: 495.00 USD
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9 Armstrong, Sir Walter GAINSBOROUGH AND HIS PLACE IN ENGLISH ART
New York William Heinemann 1904 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...[viii, 298 pgs.]...ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTOGRAVURES AND HALF-TONES...Bookplate of Beverly Sprague Allen, Professor of English at NYU...Decoratively stamped blue cloth boards... 005798 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Barrie, J. M.:- George Meredith 1909
New York William Edwin Rudge 1924 Hard Cover Very Good 12mo 
...[13pgs]...Paper wrapped stiff card covers....Limited Edition - only 500 copies printed.... Gilt title on cover... Typography by Bruce Rogers. 000623 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Bauer, Juliette LIVES OF THE BROTHERS HUMBOLDT, ALEXANDER AND WILLIAM. TRANSLATED AND ARRANGED FROM THE GERMAN OF KLENCKE & SCHLESIER.
London Ingram, Cooke, & Co. 1852 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...[vi, [1], 431 pgs.]...WITH PORTRAITS... Original brown stamped cloth boards, rebacked with paper title label on spine...Tight and clean. 003374 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Beardsley, E. Edwards. LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, D.D. MISSIONARY OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND IN CONNECTICUT, AND FIRST PRESIDENT OF KING'S COLLEGE, NEW YORK.
New York. Hurd and Houghton. 1874 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [xii, 380pp]... Dark brown cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine... Portrait plate frontispiece... Includes index... Hinges cracked... Spine slightly lightened... Clean interior... Mild shelf wear... 007257 
Price: 22.00 USD
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13 Benger, Miss. MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS, WITH ANECDOTES OF THE COURT OF HENRY II. DURING HER RESIDENCE IN FRANCE. VOLUME ONE ONLY.
Philadelphia. A. Hart. 1852 Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
... [ix, 336pp]... Green cloth boards, decoratively stamped, gilt image on front cover, gilt lettering and decorations on spine... Frontispiece illustrated with engraved portrait of Mary... Water mark affects top margin of leaves... Light soiling to boards, spine browned but gilt bright... 006687 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Bennett, Mary. ILBERTS IN INDIA, 1882 - 1886: AN IMPERIAL MINIATURE.
BACSA 1995 090779954x / 9780907799542 Soft Cover. FINE. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
...xii, 204pp... Stiff, glossy blue wraps... Illustrated with B/W photographs, maps, etc... Clean... 005727 
Price: 19.00 USD
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15 Besant, Walter Autobiography of Sir Walter Besant.
New York Dodd, Mead, and Company 1902 Hard Cover Fine 8vo 
...XXVII, 294pp...STATED FIRST EDITION...FRONTIS PORTRAIT OF BESANT(some foxing)...With a prefactory note by S. Squire Sprigge...BESANT WAS A WELL KNOWN NOVELIST...Gilt on top edge. Pages untrimmed. 002227 
Price: 50.00 USD
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MEMOIR OF THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF JOHN CHARLES FREMONT, INCLUDING AN ACCOUNT OF HIS EXPLORATIONS, DISCOVERIES AND ADVENTURES ON FIVE SUCCESSIVE EXPEDITIONS ACROSS THE NORTH AMERICAN CONTINENT; ..., Bigelow, John.
16 Bigelow, John. MEMOIR OF THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF JOHN CHARLES FREMONT, INCLUDING AN ACCOUNT OF HIS EXPLORATIONS, DISCOVERIES AND ADVENTURES ON FIVE SUCCESSIVE EXPEDITIONS ACROSS THE NORTH AMERICAN CONTINENT; ...
New York. Derby & Jackson. 1856 Hard Cover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
... [x - 480pp]... Green cloth covered boards, decoratively stamped, gilt lettering on spine... Illustrated with B/W engravings... Light soiling to boards, foxing, cracked in middle of spine but holding, light wear to spine ends and corners... 007618 
Price: 19.00 USD
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17 Bonner, T. D. LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF JAMES P. BECKWOURTH, MOUNTAINEER, SCOUT, AND PIONEER, AND CHIEF OF THE CROW NATION OF INDIANS.
Minneapolis, Minnesota Ross & Haines, Inc. 1965 Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [xii-547pp]... Blue cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine... DJ in near fine condition, price-clipped, minor wear at spine ends... B/W ILLUSTRATIONS... LIMITED TO 1500 COPIES... 007941 
Price: 30.00 USD
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18 Bookbinder, Judith Arlene. MARGARET SUTERMEISTER: CHRONICLING SEEN AND UNSEEN WORLDS. 1894-1909.
Milton, MA. The Milton Historical Society. 1993 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [52pp]... Stiff card covers with portrait of Sutermeister on front... Clean and tight... Illustrated with Sutermeister's photographs of Milton, Mass... SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR TWICE... 007086 
Price: 19.75 USD
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LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. 4 VOLUMES., Boswell, James.
19 Boswell, James. LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. 4 VOLUMES.
Oxford. Talboys and Wheeler. 1826 Full-Leather Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... THIS IS A 4 VOLUME SET... Vol. I: [xxi, 394pp]... Vol. II: [416pp]... Vol. III: [395pp]... Vol. IV: [xi, 428pp]... Rebacked using original leather bound boards, new leather spine with burgundy leather title labels, gilt lettering... Volume II has portrait of Boswell as frontispiece, volume III has folding "Round Robin" plate as frontispiece which includes 3 examples of Johnson's handwriting throughout his life, Volume IV has folding frontispiece plate of Johnson's letter to the Vice Chancellor of the University of Oxford... Includes index... Some light foxing... Pencil marginalia... Multiple volumes, weighing approx. 5 lbs, additional shipping and handling will apply... 009013 
Price: 275.00 USD
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LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. COMPREHENDING AN ACCOUNT OF HIS STUDIES AND NUMEROUS WORKS, IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER; A SERIES OF HIS EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDENCE AND CONVERSATIONS WITH MANY EMINENT PERSONS;..., Boswell, James.
20 Boswell, James. LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. COMPREHENDING AN ACCOUNT OF HIS STUDIES AND NUMEROUS WORKS, IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER; A SERIES OF HIS EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDENCE AND CONVERSATIONS WITH MANY EMINENT PERSONS;...
London. T. Cadell and W. Davies, in the Strand. 1816 Full-Leather Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... THIS IS A 4 VOLUME SET... "AND VARIOUS ORIGINAL PIECES OF HIS COMPOSITION, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. THE WHOLE EXHIBITING A VIEW OF LITERATURE AND LITERARY MEN IN GREAT-BRITAIN, FOR NEAR HALF A CENTURY DURING WHICH HE FLOURISHED."... The Eighth Edition... Modern rebacking using original mottled calf boards, spine is also mottled calf leather with gilt lettering on brown leather title labels... ILLUSTRATED WITH B/W ENGRAVED PLATES, SOME OF WHICH ARE FOLDING... Notes of former owner bound in... Newspaper clippings pasted on front endpapers in first volume... Multiple volumes, weighing approx. 6 lbs, additional shipping and handling will apply... 009011 
Price: 350.00 USD
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