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Image for PROHIBITION - A FAILURE OR, THE TRUE SOLUTION OF THE TEMPERANCE QUESTION

PROHIBITION - A FAILURE OR, THE TRUE SOLUTION OF THE TEMPERANCE QUESTION

By: Lewis, Dio

Price: $164.94

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39113

Condition: Very Good


Pages toned, otherwise clean and tight in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering. Cloth a bit scuffed. OCLC: 4721018 Dioclesian Lewis was a temperance lecturer and a pioneer in physical education and practiced homeopathy. He studied at the Harvard Medical School. He argued that Prohibition was ineffective in encouraging Temperance and organized thousands of women to rally at saloons seeking their closing. Very scarce in this First Edition. ; Experience th... View more info

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THE LAND OF SUNSHINE - The Magazine of California and The West

By: Lummis, Charles F.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Land of Sunshine Publishing: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40273

Condition: Very Good-


Vol XI, No. 5; 55 pages; Faint damp mark at top margin of first leaves, red transfer from front wrapper to first page of ads, otherwise clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers (edgeworn). Contents include: Aboriginal Art in Obsidian, The Myth of "Queen" Xochitl, The Land We Love (photographs of Southern California), etc. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a c... View more info

THE LAND OF SUNSHINE - THE MAGAZINE OF CALIFORNIA AND THE WEST An Omaha Tribal Festival etc.

By: Lummis, Charles F.

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Land of Sunshine Publishing: 1899

Seller ID: 40947

Condition: Very Good-


Vol X, No. 6; May 1899 issue includes The Highest Peak in the United States, An Omaha Tribal Festival, First Hospital in California, etc. 1/4" insect damage through pages. ; 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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GRADUATION LAW -- ITS EXECUTION - LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR

By: McClelland, R.

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. House of Representatives: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36943

Condition: Very Good


5 pages; transmitting a report from the Commissioner of the General Land Office on the subject of the execution of the graduation law. Addresses what measures have been taken to execute the provisions of the act to graduate and reduce the price of the public lands to actual settlers and cultivators. OCLC: 46825494; 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 ephe... View more info

The Settlement, Formation and Progress of DAUPHIN COUNTY Pennsylvania from 1785-1876

By: Morgan, George H

Price: $44.94

Publisher: Harrisburg, Telegraph Steam Book: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41117

Condition: Very Good


239 pages; Clean and tight in original brown cloth binding with pale blue endpapers. Cloth rubbed at spine and lower corners, some chipping at head of spine. The Commissioners of Dauphin county requested the Dauphin County "Historical Society" to superintend the publication of this Centennial Statement, respecting the settlement and progress of the county from its formation in 1785 to the year just closing. ... great praise is due those who conducted the affa... View more info

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Message from the President of the U.S., Communicating ... Information Respecting the Bombardment of San Juan De Nicaragua

By: Pierce, Franklin

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, G.P.O.: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36966

Condition: Very Good+


30 pages; Senate Executive Document 85. 33d Congress, 1st Session. Describes the events leading up to the bombardment and burning of the town of San Juan del Norte by Commander Hollins and the U.S.S. Cyane to avenge an insult to United States Minister Solon Borland. OCLC: 9676016 The Bombardment of San Juan del Norte was a naval action initiated by the United States sloop-of-war USS Cyane, commanded by George H. Hollins, against the town of Greytown, Miskito Kingdom... View more info

Image for SPEECH OF JOSIAH QUINCY in the House of Representatives of the  U.S. delivered 5th January 1813  on the bill in addition to the act entitled "An Act to Raise an Additional Military Force", and for other purposes

SPEECH OF JOSIAH QUINCY in the House of Representatives of the U.S. delivered 5th January 1813 on the bill in addition to the act entitled "An Act to Raise an Additional Military Force", and for other purposes

By: Quincy, Josiah

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Alexandria, S. Snowden & J. D. Simms: 1813

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36968

Condition: Very Good


36 pages; Speech of the Hon. Josiah Quincy, in the House of Representatives of the United State4s, Delivered the 5th January, 1813. on the Bill in Addition to the Act Entitled "an Act to Raise an Additional Military Force, " and for Other Purposes. Small chip at lower right corner of 1st leaf, otherwise a Very Good copy of this early Virginia imprint regarding the raising of troops for the War against the British (while simultaneously defending settlers against t... View more info

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SPEECHES DELIVERED BEFORE CONGRESS by Josiah Quincy 1805 - 1813

By: Quincy, Josiah ; Edited by Edmund Quincy [SIGNED]

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40732

Condition: Very Good-


Autograph; [With] The Life of Josiah Quincy by His Son Edmund Quincy. Inscribedand SIGNED by the editor (Son of the author) . Stamped withdrawn from the Long Island Historical Society. Most of the debates are about preparing for a fight with England which eventually resulted in the War of 1812. Also includes acceptance into the Union of Louisiana. ; Signed by Editor; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical ... View more info

Settlers Imploring Washington's Protection Hand Colored Steel Engraving

By: Rogers, John ; John McNevin

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, Virtue, Emmins & Co.: 1858

Seller ID: 41893

Condition: Very Good


1 pages; Excellent 19th Century Hand Colored steel engraving depicting women and children of foot surrounding George Washington and his soldiers (on horseback) seeking protection. Beautifully engraved by John Rogers (1800? - 1882) after a painting by John McNevin. Image measures 6 1/2" X 4 1/4" (14" x 11" matted). Clean sharp nicely colored image, matted in white stock with clear mylar. Trained in Dublin, Ireland, John McNevin did a series of painti... View more info

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VACATION CRUISING IN CHESAPEAKE AND DELAWARE BAYS

By: Rothrock, Joseph Trimble

Price: $299.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott & Co.: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39064

Condition: Near Fine


262 pages; Former owner's name on first blank (Philip T. Bell, dated 1885), otherwise a FINE copy - clean & tight in the original decorative cloth binding. Frontispiece & 4 full page plates, one text drawing. OCLC: 5684477 This journal of cruising on the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays in the late 19th century was written by Joseph T. Rothrock, a professor of botany at the University of Pennsylvania and President of the State Forestry Reservation Commission. He enliste... View more info

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National Debt - Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury

By: Rush, Richard

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, Gales & Seaton: 1828

Seller ID: 37089

Condition: Very Good+


8 pages; transmitting the information required by a reduction of the House of Representatives, of 8th instant, in relation to the Sum which will be required annually to discharge the whole Of the National Debt in the year 1835. March 13, 1828 ; 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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Appropriations - Naval Service, for 1827 - Letter from the Secretary of the Navy

By: Southard, Samuel

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, Gale & Seaton: 1828

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37090

Condition: Very Good


transmitting the appropriations for the Naval Services, for the year 1827, the amount expended, and the balance remaining on 31st December, 1827. Published February 18, 1828. Removed document. Three pages and large folding chart. ; 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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Letter from the Secretary of the Navy

By: Southard, Samuel

Price: $12.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, Gale & Seaton: 1828

Seller ID: 37091


12 pages; transmitting the information required by a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 18th ultimo in relation to the rule adopted by the navy department in selecting from the list of candidates for commission of warrants, such as the service may request, etc. March 14, 1828 1828 removed Document. ; 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 ... View more info

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ANNIVERSARY ADDRESS delivered before THE COLUMBIAN INSTITUTE at Washington

By: Southard, Samuel L

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, Columbian Institute: 1828

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36993

Condition: Very Good


29 pages; on the thirty-first December, One Thousand Eight Hundred and twenty-seven. Corner of titlepage creased, scattered Samuel L. Southard (1787- 1842) had a long career in public service. He was United States Senator from New Jersey from 1821-1823 and again from 1833-1842. He also held the posts of Secretary of the Navy under President Monroe, 1823-1829 and that of Governor of New Jersey. In honor of the anniversary of the Columbian Institute, Southard addresses h... View more info

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ENGLISH PRESBYTERIAN CONGREGATION Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -- CENTENNIAL MEMORIAL 1794 - 1894

By: Stewart, George B

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Harrisburg Publishing Co.: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39092

Condition: Very Good+


435 pages; Owner's name on ffep - Rev. George S. Duncan compliments English Presbyterian Congregation. Clean and tight in original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine. vi, (2), 435 pages frontispiece, plates, portraits; 23 cm. OCLC: 4844026 ; 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 A Further Illustration of the CASE OF THE SENECA INDIANS in the State of New York, in a Review of a Pamphlet entitled "An Appeal to the Christian Community, &c. by Nathaniel T. Strong, A Chief of the Seneca Tribe."

A Further Illustration of the CASE OF THE SENECA INDIANS in the State of New York, in a Review of a Pamphlet entitled "An Appeal to the Christian Community, &c. by Nathaniel T. Strong, A Chief of the Seneca Tribe."

By: Strong, Nathaniel T. (A Chief of the Seneca Tribe)

Price: $54.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Merrihew and Thompson: 1841

Seller ID: 36990

Condition: Very Good-


84 pages; Original printed blue wrappers. Wrappers have light chipping at spine & edges,faint tide line about 1" from top edge of pages. OCLC: 3798120 This work takes issue with some political chicanery enacted regarding a treay between the Federal government and the Seneca Indians, involving Congress totally revising the terms of the treaty after it had been signed. Nathaniel T. Strong (1810-1872) was a hereditary Seneca chief. Strong, or Hon-Non-De-Uh (his ori... View more info

A YOUNG PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF KENTUCKY

By: Thompson, Edwin Porter

Price: $24.94

Publisher: St. Louis, A. R. Fleming: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41090

Condition: Near Fine


344 pages; Clean and tight in original decorative cloth binding with gilt lettering and decorative stamping on spine and front cover. Many illustrations after wood engravings. The work is divided into six Sections: From The Earliest Visit By White Men To The Beginning Of The Revolution; Kentucky During The Revolutionary War; From The Close Of The Revolutionary War Till Kentucky Became A State; Seperation From Virginia; Seven Years Under The First Constitution; Fifty Ye... 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: $19.94

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... View more info