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The Diary of a Dude Wrangler by Struthers Burt

First edition bound in green cloth with black pictorial design and lettering. Frontis plate. 331 pages. Good Condition, with rubs to the spine tips and beginning spine crack. Book Inscribed "B. L. Lavender Christmas 1924" and "Hilah Brick"....

From Jackson Hole Book Trader


Stunning Pen and Ink Drawing of the Secretary of State Inscribed “To France” by LANSING, ROBERT

LANSING, ROBERT. (1864-1928). United States secretary of state. Image Signed. ("Robert Lansing"). 1p. Folio. N.p., N.d. [Circa 1919?]. Original pen-and-ink bust drawing by French artist ROBERT KASTOR (1872-1936), inscribed "To France in the hour of triump...

From Lion Heart Autographs Inc


Original Drawing of the American Labor Leader with an Excellent Quotation by GOMPERS, SAMUEL

GOMPERS, SAMUEL. (1850-1924). English-born, American labor leader; founding president of the American Federation of Labor. Image Signed. ("Saml Gompers"). 1p. Folio. Paris, August 12, 1919. An original pen-and-ink bust drawing by French artist ROBERT KAST...

From Lion Heart Autographs Inc


Magnificent Signed Drawing of the Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court by HUGHES, CHARLES EVANS

HUGHES, CHARLES EVANS. (1862-1948). American statesman and jurist who held the positions of secretary of state and chief justice of the Supreme Court. Image Signed. ("Charles E. Hughes"). 1p. Folio. N.p., N.d. An original pen-and-ink bust drawing by Frenc...

From Lion Heart Autographs Inc


Early Rhode Island Houses by Norman Isham, Albert Brown

Early Rhode Island Houses. Historical and architectural study. 1895. First edition. Condition is very good with some minor spotting. Comes with the original map of Rhode Island slipped inside the back cover. Very scarce!...

From Paperbarn Co.


Cato's Moral Distichs Reproduced from the Edition Printed in Philadelphia in 1735 By Benjamin Franklin by Anon

San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1939. LIMITED EDITION of 250. Fine condition green cloth hardcover with gilt emblem on cover and gilt lettering on spine. Reproduced from the edition printed in Philadelphia in 1735 by Benjamin Franklin, together w...

From Karl Books


Early Settlers and Indian Fighters of Southwest Texas by Sowell, A.J

Austin: State House Press, 1986. Limited Edition (#50 of 50 numbered copies). [2], viii, [2], 861 [1, blank] pp. 8vo (23.1 x 16 cm), dark brown leather over white linen, spine gilt-lettered. Slight wear to spine, otherwise fine in fine white linen slipcas...

From Aves Rarae


The Big Sandy Valley by William Ely

This is an original (Not a reprint) of "The Big Sandy Valley, A History of the People and Country From the Earliest Settlement to the Present", by William Ely, published by Central Methodist, Cattletsburg, KY in 1887. The content consists primarily of bio...

From Buggadad's Vintage Books


The Hive of the Bee-Hunter. by Thorpe, Thomas Bangs

New York: Appleton, 1854.. First edition, worn spine with gilt decorations. Corners worn, foxing throughout, but unusual and fascinating book on ' Peculiar American Character, Scenery and Rural Sports', which include alligator killing and wild tur...

From firstpagebooks


Historia nova, e completa da America, colligida de diversos authores, debaixo dos auspicious, e ordem de S. Alteza Real O Principe Regente. Vol. I by PINHEIRO, José Feliciano Fernandes

Lisbon: Na Officina da Casa Litteraria do Arco do Cego, 1800. Recent quarter calf.. Damp stain on title p. & first 5 ff.. First edition and all published of this rare work. The history covers the period between Christopher Columbuss arrival in America...

From Judith Hodgson Antiquarian Books


Handwritten Ledger Diary Manuscript from 1858 with names and sales of poll hosses cattle and sheep & notes from a meeting with a possible reference to 2 Fellowcraft Degree of Freemasonry from Virginia by Possible Fellowcraft in 1858

Writing is very light on some pages. Darker are pages of names and totals. Math done on some pages. Small leather journal which I think is leather. No reference to area but originated from Virginia. Ships First Class with confirmation....

From booksnvintage


The Lehigh Canal and its Effect on the Economic Development of the Region Through Which it Passed - 1818-1873, 2-Vols. by Anthony J. Brzyski

The Lehigh Canal and its Effect on the Economic Development of the Region Through Which it Passed - 1818-1873, New York University, Ph. D. Dissertation by Anthony J. Brzyski, (Copyright1957) Authorized Photocopy Edition, Printed & Published by University...

From Robert S. Thompson


The Victory at Sea by Rear-Admiral William Sowden Sims

Some account of the misunderstood submarine campaign during the Great War...

From akeene


Bow Porcelain 1730-1747 by Pat Daniels

As new, including dust jacket.Unmarked.343 pp...

From Norman Lippitt


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