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COMPILATION OF THE LAWS IN FORCE IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA APRIL 1, 1868

By: Authors, Various

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1868

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39100

Condition: Very Good-


494 pages; Contents clean and secure in original green cloth binding, rubbed at spine ends and corners. Faint damp mark at lower edge of text block. OCLC: 19026790 This copy belonged to John Burton Thompson (December 14, 1810 – January 7, 1874) was a United States Representative and Senator from Kentucky - name label on front cover. The first section reiterates the Constitutional Provision and the various 18th century laws establishing the seat of government at the District of Columbia. Several moves to establish and construct a jail in DC and appointment of officers to manage and govern ... View more info

Image for LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR ... IN RELATION TO THE  EXPENDITURES AT THE MILITARY ACADEMY AT WEST POINT - US HD520 1824  From its Organization in 1802, to the Present Time [1828]

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR ... IN RELATION TO THE EXPENDITURES AT THE MILITARY ACADEMY AT WEST POINT - US HD520 1824 From its Organization in 1802, to the Present Time [1828]

By: Various Authors

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Washington, G.P.O.: 1828

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36964

Condition: Very Good


8 pages; Published March 13, 1828. Printed by Gales & Seaton. House of Representatives, War Department. Document Number 194; 20th Congress, 1st Session. 8 pages, plus two folding charts. Nice paper, little foxing, marginal chip at interior lower corner of second folding chart (not affecting text/image). OCLC: 20777639. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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VEGETABLES AND SALADS

By: Various Authors

Price: $7.95

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office ( HMSO ): 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37069

Condition: Very Good


B & W drawings; 44 pages; Original printed wrappers. A post World War II cookbook with suggestions for many tasty dishes manageable with the post-war restrictions. Some of the recipes include: Cauliflower and Bacon Sauce, Baked Stuff Cucumber, Beetroot and Cabbage Soup. American Fried Cabbage, Tomato Charlotte, Onion and Cheese Supper Dish, Stuffed Marrow, Ohio Pudding, etc. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

Image for PHILOSOPHY IN SPORT Made Science in Earnest   Being an attempt to implant in the young mind the first principles of Natural Philosophy by the aid of the popular toys and sports of youth

PHILOSOPHY IN SPORT Made Science in Earnest Being an attempt to implant in the young mind the first principles of Natural Philosophy by the aid of the popular toys and sports of youth

By: Various Authors

Price: $24.95

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1853

Seller ID: 38864

Condition: Very Good


Clean and secure in original publisher's green cloth with decorative blindstamping & gilt spine lettering. A bit of wear at the spine & corners, yet a very nice copy of this 19th century work on natural philosophy. Many woodcut illustrations throughout the text. A stimulating & delightful work to engage the interest of young people in the physical & biological sciences through the use of toys, basic experiments & practical sporting activities ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lack... View more info

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EL PALACIO - Nos. 19, 20, 21 -- The Mogollon Culture

By: Various Authors

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Santa Fe, School of American Research: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37017

Condition: Very Good+


Volume XLIII, Nov. 10, 17, 24, 1938. Photograph illustrations, ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

IN THE KING'S SERVICE A Daily Companion for a Month

By: Various Authors

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, E. Nister: 1892

Seller ID: 41170

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; A delightfully illustrated anthology of poetry by various authors for each day of the month. Original owner's brief inscription in pencil dated Sept. 17, 1892. Date is approximate. Clean and tight in original pictorial boards with a black cloth spine. Illustrated with colour lithographs as well as two-tone illustrations. OCLC: 21356958; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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SCM PRESS - Spring 1958

By: Various Authors

Price: $5.95

Publisher: London, SCM Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37001

Condition: Fine


A catalogue of books offerred by this Christian Publishing Company. Books include various works on Christianity, Missionay Work and Biblical Archeology. FINE in original attractive pictorial wrappers. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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Bikupan [1879-1880] Tidning för söndagsskolan och barnen i hemmet

By: Various authors

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Göteborg [Sweden], Göteborgs Handelstidnings Aktiebolags Tryckeri: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40504

Condition: Very Good


[vi] & 192; [iv] & 192 pages; Contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, black pebbled cloth flat spine with titles and dates lettered in gilt. There are two small chips to the cloth of the spine, minor rubbing, and several of the issues display faint traces of a vertical fold. Two years (1879-1880), bound together in a single volume, of this charming Swedish-language periodical for children. ["Bikupan" can be translated into English as "beehive"]. Issued roughly every two weeks -- 24 issues to the year, typically four leaves / 8 pages each. (The first issue for 1879 is not... View more info

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THE SCHOOL BOY'S ANNUAL

By: Various Authors

Price: $10.95

Publisher: London, The Boys Own Paper: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40021

Condition: Very Good+


Clean and secure in original binding of red cloth spine and pictorial boards. Cloth worn at spine ends and a tear near front gutter, corners rubbed. Four colour plates, many black and white drawings. Very nice colour plate of a dog by R. J. Vandenbergh. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

TALES FROM ANIMAL LAND

By: Various Authors

Price: $10.95

Publisher: London, The Sheldon Company: 1920

Seller ID: 38549

ISBN: B000JP9ZDY

Condition: Near Fine


Date is approximate. Pictorial boards in plain glassine dustwrapper. Book is near Fine condition, glassine torn. Terrific illustrated binding (gorilla sipping tea). Colour frontispiece, numerous black and white illustrations. A charming twenties' childrens book. OCLC: 84972580; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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Bikupan [1877-1878] Tidning för söndagsskolan och barnen i hemmet

By: Various authors

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Göteborg [Sweden], Göteborgs Handelstidnings Aktiebolags Tryckeri: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40505

Condition: Very Good


[vi] & 192; & 192 pages; Contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, black pebbled cloth flat spine with titles and dates lettered in gilt. Minor rubbing, and several of the issues display faint traces of a vertical fold. Two years (1877 &1878), bound together in a single volume, of this charming Swedish-language periodical for children. ["Bikupan" can be translated into English as "beehive"]. Issued roughly every two weeks -- 24 issues to the year, typically four leaves / 8 pages each. Two leaves in the year 1878 have short, closed tears. Each issue has a full-page wood ... View more info

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HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE An Illustrated Weekly 1888 [Full Year of issues from November 1, 1887 through October 30, 1888 ]

By: Various Authors ; Howard Pyle; Rosine E. Sherwood; Captain Charles King; Palmer Cox; et al.

Price: $124.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1888

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41433

Condition: Very Good+


Large quarto volume; clean and tight in original green cloth binding with decorative stamping in gilt, black and red. Some wear to cloth at spine ends. Twelve months of weekly issues (November 1, 1887 through October 30, 1888) of this important 19th century periodical aimed at America's young people. Full page colour lithograph frontispiece titled "An Unwilling Partner" by Rosine E. Sherwood. Harper's Young People began publication in 1879 and later became known as the Harper's Round Table. After 1893 it became a monthly publication until its termination in 1899. This was a well prod... View more info