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Image for RESOURCES OF SOUTH-WEST VIRGINIA, Showing the Mineral Deposits of Iron, Coal, Zinc, Copper and Lead  Also the Staples of the Various Counties, Methods of Transportation, Access, Etc.

RESOURCES OF SOUTH-WEST VIRGINIA, Showing the Mineral Deposits of Iron, Coal, Zinc, Copper and Lead Also the Staples of the Various Counties, Methods of Transportation, Access, Etc.

By: Boyd, Charles Rufus

Price: $174.94

Publisher: New York, John Wiley: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39159

ISBN: B0008662V2

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 321 pages; Bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, otherwise clean and tight in original gray-green cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine. Large folding colour map at rear with a split at one fold (repaired with archival tissue). Numerous text illustrations, full page plates, and the large coloured folding geological map at rear. An textensive examination of the natural resources and economic advantages of southwestern Virginia, covering the counties of Montgomery, Pulaski, Wythe, Smyth, Washington, Giles, Bland, Tazewell, Russell, Scott, Lee, Wise, Buchanon, Floyd, Carroll, and Gra... View more info

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Índice de las notas de D. Diego Clemencín en su edición de "El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha"

By: Bradford, Carlos Federico ; [Cervantes]

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Madrid, Imprenta de Manuel Tello: 1885

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39187

Condition: Very Good+


xii & 623 pages; Contemporary red pebbled half morocco over marbled-paper-covered boards, raised bands on the spine, title and author lettered in gilt directly in the second and fourth panels, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. This index is still useful and much cited. It was prepared by the Boston-based scholar Charles F. Bradford as an exhaustive index to the influential edition of Cervantes great novel 'Don Quixote' made by Diego Clemencín (1765-1834). [El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote, Comentado por Don Diego Clemencin. Madrid : 1833-9]. This was well worthy of many years of Charles... View more info

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Representation of Sundry CITIZENS OF PROVIDENCE

By: Brown, Nicholas

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, GPO: 1828

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36960

Condition: Very Good


5 pages; House of Representatives, Treasurer's Dept; Document No. 174; 20th Congress, 1st Session. Light foxing. A statement from the sundry citizens of Providence, Rhode Island against an Increase of the Duty on Imported Manufactures. OCLC: 697711682 Presenting the argument that increased duty on such manufactured items as sail cloth, hemp, iron and molasses will have negative impacts on the shipping and merchandising industries. ; 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 epheme... View more info

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An Interview of Samoset with the Pilgrims [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

By: Brownell, Charles de Wolf

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Hartford, American Publishing Company: 1852

Seller ID: 41887

Condition: Very Good


Wood Engraving; 1 pages; Interesting hand-colored wood engraving from Charles de Wolf Brownell’s The Indian Races of North and South America. Image measures 4" x 4" (14" x 11" matted). Matted in white stock with clear mylar. Samoset (c. 1590–c. 1653) of the Abenaki people was the first Native American to greet the English Pilgrims at Plymouth and to introduce them to the Wampanoag chief Massasoit. View more info

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Indian War Dance [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

By: Brownell, Charles de Wolf

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Hartford, American Publishing Company: 1852

Seller ID: 41888

Condition: Very Good


Wood Engraving; 1 pages; Interesting hand-colored wood engraving from Charles de Wolf Brownell’s The Indian Races of North and South America. Image measures 6" x 4" (14" x 11" matted). Matted in white stock with clear mylar. from page 511 of "The Indian Races of North and South America" by Charles De Wolf Brownell, 1853. Many tribes practiced a War Dance on the evening before an attack to observe certain religious rites to ensure success. The warriors took part in a war dance while contemplating retaliation and the dance stirred emotions and filled the braves with... View more info

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An Indian Sorcerer Performing His Ceremonies Over the Sick [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

By: Brownell, Charles de Wolf

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Hartford, American Publishing Company: 1852

Seller ID: 41889

Condition: Very Good


Wood Engraving; 1 pages; Interesting hand-colored wood engraving from Charles de Wolf Brownell’s The Indian Races of North and South America. Image measures 4" X 5 1/4" (14" x 11" matted). Matted in white stock with clear mylar. "Among the important personages in nearly every tribe upon the American Continent, except those whose habits have been changed by civilization, are the 'pow-wows,' as they were termed in New England, whose incantations were used to relieve the sick and wounded, or to secure success in war and other public undertakings.' View more info

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Tisquantum, or Squanto, The Guide and Interpreter of the Colonists [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

By: Brownell, Charles de Wolf

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Hartford, American Publishing Company: 1853

Seller ID: 41890

Condition: Very Good


Wood Engraving; 1 pages; Interesting hand-colored wood engraving from Charles de Wolf Brownell’s The Indian Races of North and South America. Image measures 7" X 4 1/4" (14" x 11" matted). Matted in white stock with clear mylar. Tisquantum (c. 1585 – 1622), whose is commonly known as Squanto, was one of the last of the Patuxet, a Native North American people living on the western coast of Cape Cod Bay, who were annihilated by an epidemic infection. Squanto was an early liaison between the native populations in Southern New England and the Mayflower settlers, who made t... View more info

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LA SAISIAZ - The Two Poets of Croisic

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $29.94

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder, & Co.: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38843

Condition: Near Fine


x, 202, 2 pages; (Broughton A108) Clean and tight in original binding of bevelled green cloth with tripled borders & gilt lettering. ; 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

FIFINE AT THE FAIR

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder and Co.: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41202

Condition: Very Good


171 pages; Clean and tight in original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and bevelled boards, bordered in black. Short (1") closed tear in half title; some minor wear at spine ends and lower corners. Quite a nice example of this Browning first edition. OCLC: 339728; 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 De Ortu Waluuanii. An Arthurian romance [& Vita Meriadoci: An Arthurian Romance now first edited...] now first edited from the Cottonian MS. Faustina B. VI. of the British Museum

De Ortu Waluuanii. An Arthurian romance [& Vita Meriadoci: An Arthurian Romance now first edited...] now first edited from the Cottonian MS. Faustina B. VI. of the British Museum

By: Bruce, J. Douglas, editor ; [SIGNED]

Price: $199.94

Publisher: Baltimore, Modern Language Association of America: 1898; 1900

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39459

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; Editio Princeps of two of the Arthurian Romance texts transcribed by J. Douglas Bruce at the turn of the last century, in their first appearances in print. Offprints from the Proceedings of the Modern Language Association of America, bound together for their author, original printed front covers retained, with a presentation autograph postcard from J. Douglas Bruce to Professor J. W. Bright of Johns Hopkins (President of the Modern Language Association of America in 1902, the year of the presentation of these two texts. The contents are: 1 -- 'De Ortu Waluuanii. An Arthurian roma... View more info

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PICTURESQUE AMERICA, OR THE LAND WE LIVE IN - Part 4 with Steel Engraving of Delaware Water Gap by Hinshelwood after Granville Perkins

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38668

Condition: Good


73-96 pages; Wrappers are edgeworn and separating at spine, steel engraving and other illustrations are clean and in Very Good condition. This is Part 4 of the 48 numbers comprising pages 73 through 96 of the complete work Picturesque America. The individual parts were sent to subscribers in loose gatherings housed in blue printed wrappers as they were published; then subscribers would have them bound to their specifications. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our country. ... View more info

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PICTURESQUE AMERICA, OR THE LAND WE LIVE IN - Part 5 with Steel Engraving The Rocky Mountains by Hinshelwood after Whitteredge

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38669

Condition: Good


97-120 pages; Wrappers are edgeworn and separating at spine, steel engraving and other illustrations are clean and in Very Good condition. This is Part 5 of the 48 numbers comprising pages 97 through 120 of the complete work Picturesque America. The individual parts were sent to subscribers in loose gatherings housed in blue printed wrappers as they were published; then subscribers would have them bound to their specifications. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our country.... View more info

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PICTURESQUE AMERICA, OR THE LAND WE LIVE IN - Part 14 with Steel Engraving of City of Louisville

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $29.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38671

Condition: Good


313-336 pages; Wrappers are edgeworn and separating at spine, steel engraving and other illustrations are clean and in Very Good condition. This is Part 14 of the 48 numbers comprising pages 313 through 336 of the complete work Picturesque America. The individual parts were sent to subscribers in loose gatherings housed in blue printed wrappers as they were published; then subscribers would have them bound to their specifications. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our count... View more info

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PICTURESQUE AMERICA, OR THE LAND WE LIVE IN - Part 20 with Steel Engraving of Mouth of the Moodna on the Hudson

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38672

Condition: Good


457-480 pages; Wrappers are edgeworn and separating at spine, steel engraving and other illustrations are clean and in Very Good condition. This is Part 20 of the 48 numbers comprising pages 457 through 480 of the complete work Picturesque America. The individual parts were sent to subscribers in loose gatherings housed in blue printed wrappers as they were published; then subscribers would have them bound to their specifications. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our count... View more info

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PICTURESQUE AMERICA, OR THE LAND WE LIVE IN - Part 25 with Steel Engraving of Philadelphia from Belmont

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38673

Condition: Good


9-32 pages; Wrappers are edgeworn and separating at spine, steel engraving and other illustrations are clean and in Very Good condition. This is Part 25 of the 48 numbers comprising pages 9 through 32 of the complete work Picturesque America. The individual parts were sent to subscribers in loose gatherings housed in blue printed wrappers as they were published; then subscribers would have them bound to their specifications. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our country. ... View more info

Image for PICTURESQUE AMERICA, OR THE LAND WE LIVE IN - Part 30 with Steel Engraving of Lake Superior engraved by Hinshelwood after William Bart

PICTURESQUE AMERICA, OR THE LAND WE LIVE IN - Part 30 with Steel Engraving of Lake Superior engraved by Hinshelwood after William Bart

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38674

Condition: Good


129-152 pages; Wrappers are edgeworn and separating at spine, steel engraving and other illustrations are clean and in Very Good condition, but for faint tide mark at margin of upper outside corner. This is Part 30 of the 48 numbers comprising pages 129 through 152 of the complete work Picturesque America. The individual parts were sent to subscribers in loose gatherings housed in blue printed wrappers as they were published; then subscribers would have them bound to their specifications. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, ... View more info

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PICTURESQUE AMERICA, OR THE LAND WE LIVE IN - Part 40 with Steel Engraving of The Smoky Mountains

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38676

Condition: Good


369-392 pages; Wrappers are edgeworn and separated at spine, steel engraving and other illustrations are clean and in Very Good condition. This is Part 40 of the 48 numbers comprising pages 369 through 392 of the complete work Picturesque America. The individual parts were sent to subscribers in loose gatherings housed in blue printed wrappers as they were published; then subscribers would have them bound to their specifications. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our countr... View more info

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PICTURESQUE AMERICA, OR THE LAND WE LIVE IN - Part 42 with Steel Engraving of East Rock New Haven

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38677

Condition: Good


417-440 pages; Wrappers are edgeworn and separated at spine, steel engraving and other illustrations are clean and in Very Good condition. This is Part 42 of the 48 numbers comprising pages 417 through 440 of the complete work Picturesque America. The individual parts were sent to subscribers in loose gatherings housed in blue printed wrappers as they were published; then subscribers would have them bound to their specifications. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our countr... View more info

Image for Great Falls, New River  [ Virginia ] [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

Great Falls, New River [ Virginia ] [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1872

Seller ID: 41789

Condition: Very Good


from Picturesque America; Wood Engraving; 1 pages; A beautifully hand-colored engraving from Picturesque America by William Cullen Bryant. Image measures 6 3/4" x 7" (14" x 11" matted). Two men with long oars are manning a long boat laden with cargo at the center of the River; navigating the difficulties presented by the rock strewn Falls. Matted in white stock with clear mylar. From the text: "The river, half a mile or more in width, foams and dashes over the ledges formed by the peculiar stratification... with great but not unmusical violence in some places; while ... View more info

Image for Peaks of Otter  [ Virginia ] [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

Peaks of Otter [ Virginia ] [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $29.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1872

Seller ID: 41792

Condition: Very Good


from Picturesque America; Wood Engraving; 1 pages; A beautifully hand-colored engraving of the Peaks of Otter in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia from Picturesque America by William Cullen Bryant. Image measures 7" x 6" (11" x14" matted). Matted in white stock with clear mylar. The mountain peaks are depicted in the river valley with a cabin on a nearby hill and a family gathering berries on the hillside in the foreground. A very charming pastoral scene with the impressive Peaks of Otter at the center. From the text: "The peaks have been made familiar by repeat... View more info