Boston: L.C. Page, and Company, 1926. Second edition from / new plates, made in 1925: / the old... Read More about Anne of Green Gables
Ferntower [Scotland]: July 14 1819. A brief letter with instructions to settle two outstanding accounts.Having served with distinction against Napoleon's forces at Seringpatam in 1798, Baird was later instructed to lead an expedition to the Red Sea from India in tandem with forces coming from the Mediterranean. The success of..... Read More about ALS to A. Macdonald
Malta: January 7, 1804. Ball had been more or less constantly involved in Maltese affairs since 1798. At the time of this document he was "the island's civil commissioner and de facto governor from 1803 until his death.... Ball's period of rule witnessed the establishment of a civil service and..... Read More about Treasury document signed remitting £250 to Messrs. George and Edward Noble
London and New York: London Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, [1858-1859]. Early Edition. The Rebellion (or “Mutiny”) of 1857 in India has been the center of much historical controversy. Indian historians remain divided as to the nature of the rebellion; “Some see it as a popular rebellion betrayed by the..... Read More about The History of the Indian Mutiny: Giving a Detailed Account of the Sepoy Insurrection in India;...
Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons, 1848. First published edition. “Ballantyne’s adventures began in 1841 from York Factory. While he recapitulates much history of the Hudson’s Bay Company, he also quotes extensively from the journal he kept during his travels.” (Graff p.27). First issued in a privately printed edition earlier the..... Read More about Hudson’s Bay; or Every-day Life in the Wilds of North America, During Six Years’ Residence in...
Paris: M. de Brunoff, [1922?]. Bakst, Léon. An outstanding visual record of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and Ida Rubinstein's Galas Russes in their most influential years, lavishly illustrated with the works of Bakst, Gontcharova, Larionov, Picasso, Matisse, Massine, Derain, and others. The collection is comprised of special issues of the theatrical..... Read More about Collection des plus Beaux Numéros Comoedia Illustré et des Programmes consacrés aux Ballets...
San Francisco: The History Company, Publishers, 1890. Read More about The History of Texas and the North Mexican States
St Louis: The Round Table, . A history of banking in China, starting with the history of the monetary system in China and its coinage. Wong Kai Kah was the Vice Commissioner to the St. Louis Exposition in 1903, which is presumably the event during which he gave this paper..... Read More about Banking in China: a Paper read December 12, 1903 before The Round Table, St. Louis
Paris: Dondey-Dupré père et fils, 1833. Early response to the French conquest of Algeria in 1830 and subsequent plans for its annexation to France. While the initial hopes of “men of various parties in England” had been that the 1830 expedition would see a favorable outcome from the French administration..... Read More about Appel en Faveur d'Alger, et de l'Afrique du Nord, par un Anglais
London: H.S. Nichols 3 Soho Square and 62a Piccadilly W, 1896. Read More about Memoirs of Bertrand Barère, Chairman of the Committee of Public Safety during the Revolution....
London: J. M. Richardson ... and J. Ridgeway, 1808. Third edition. A plea for the repeal of a policy of systematic hostility toward American commerce from this financier and statesman who married the eldest daughter of Senator William Bingham of the United States - an alliance to which, according to..... Read More about An Inquiry into the Causes and Consequences of the Orders in Council; an an Examination of the...
Paris: Chez le Libraires Associés, 1771. Read More about Le livre des Comptes-Faits ou le Tarif General des Monnoies
Paris: Se Vend chez Nyon Pere et Didot, [ca. 1742]. Early edition. Interest tables and facts, a “ready reckoner”. Read More about Les Comptes Faits ou le Tarif General de touttes les Monnoyes
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1887. First edition. Camping on Lake Memphremagog on the Vermont-Quebec border. Read More about The Shaybacks In Camp Ten Summers Under Canvas
Montreal: Canadian Sporting Publishing Company 269 Sty. Catherine Street, West, . Read More about Spalding's Official Canadian Base Ball Guide
Montreal, Canada: Privately Printed by The Atlantic Salmon Association, 1975. No. 11 of 1000 copies, signed by the author. Read More about The Atlantic Salmon Treasury
London: John Murray, Albemarle-Street, 1823. First edition. India Paper Proof Copy. Read More about Welsh Scenery. From Drawings by Captain Batty
Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1977. First edition. Inscribed by the Beale, who was ambassador to the US from Australia during the Kennedy administration, "for dear Jane [Engelhard] / with affectionate regards / from Howard Beale / Nov. 24 '77" Read More about This Inch of Time
London: George Virtue, 1838. The First Edition. Read More about The Waldenses or Protestant Valleys of Piedmont, Dauphiny, and the Ban de la Roche
Paris: Librairie Le Normant, 1840. First Edition. Read More about Archéologie de la Lorraine
Waldorf-Astoria, New York: 6 June 1951. Beaverbrook to Eisie. Canadian-born Beaverbrook (1879-1964) made his fortune from Canadian cement mills. He moved to England and became a Conservative MP the following year. During WWI he was Minister of Information and bought a controlling interest in the Daily Mail. He was raised..... Read More about Typed Letter, Signed (“Beaverbrook”), to Alfred Eisenstaedt, acknowledging a “beautiful...
Toronto: Willing and Williamson, 1880. First edition. Read More about A Trip to Mexico, Being Notes of a Journey from Lake Erie to Lake Tezcuco and Back with an Appendix
London: John W. Parker and Son West Strand & Longmans, Green, 1854 & 1876. Read More about Charicles Illustrations of the Private Life of the Ancient Greeks WITH: Gallus or Roman Scenes of...
Basileae [i.e., Basle]: Per Joannem Hervagium, 1563. First collected edition. The Father of English History. This is the first of three continental editions of the works of Bede, the others being from Cologne in 1612 and 1688. Johann Herwage, a printer originally from Strassburg, married the widow of the great..... Read More about Opera Bedae Venerabilis … Omnia in octo tomos distincta prout statim post praefationen suo...
Naples: Nella Stamperia Simoniana, 1804. Second edition. Treatise on begging. Read More about Ragionamento Sulla Mendicita. (Argument on Begging)...colle note dello stesso autore