London: Printed for James Hutton at the Bible and Sun without Temple-Bar, 1738. First edition, w/o half-title. Disagreeing... Read More
Harrisburg, [Pa.]: Printed by Henry Welch, 1832 '33. One of the most important assertions of the supremacy of federal over state law in the early history of the nation, this is Jackson's famous proclamation in which he denounced nullification as treason and told the people of South Carolina in no...
Sea Island Beach, [Georgia]: May 16, 1936. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Fine, atmospheric portrait of the playwright.
Charleston, South Carolina: Printed for the Association by J. Hoff, 1819. First edition. Two years after the founding of the Sabbath School Association in Charleston.
Pocahontas, Tazewell County, Va: April 28th, 1884. 184 men dies in this disaster. "two-thirds of the men were white, and more than fifty had families. The actual number killed is 184, of whom fifty were negroes, forty Hungarians, and the remainder Germans and natives. Ten mules were also killed." Bramwell...
[Topsfield, MA]: The Walpole Society, 1929 & 1932. First edition. One of 500 of the first and 400 of the second volume. Printed at the Wayside Press Topsfield, Massachusetts.
New York: Privately Printed for the Author The Knickerbocker Press, 1899. First edition, with correction on p. ix of “stalking” to “walking” in pencil, and again in pencil on photo opposite p. 18. An outstanding record of outdoor life and sport in southern Louisiana, being Pringle’s account of his shooting.....
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1860. Second edition, originally published in both Charleston and Philadelphia in 1853.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1942. First edition. MINT.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First edition.
Philadelphia: 1862. AND: [Reed, William B.] The Diplomatic Year: being a Review of Mr. Seward's Foreign Correspondence of 1862 by a Northern Man. Philadelphia, 1863. 68 pp. Also attributed to Charles Ingersoll and Joseph Ingersoll. Vehemently anti-SewardAND:Wharton, Francis. The Missouri Valley and Lay Preaching. NY: John A. Gray, 1859. 44...
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, . The Family Inspirational Library. Later printing. With a letter of presentation dated 1975, and a warm gift inscription from Governor Reuben Askew of Florida on the flyleaf, "to Jane Engelhard in hopes that you will find strength and inspiration in these beautiful poems ... Reuben Askew"
New York: Both letter and manuscript dated Nov. 27, 1907. From Rogers to young Archibald Rutledge. Robert Cameron Rogers (1862-1912) was a New York poet, novelist, and author of several books, whose lyric “The Rosary” as set to music by Ethelbert Nevin became one of the most popular songs of...
New York: Frederick A. Stokes, . Bull, Charles Livingston. First edition.
Columbus, Ga: Thos. Gilbert, Printer and Book-Binder, 1880. First edition. Conatins Theodore Burnside: An Alabama Story.
Washington, D.C: 1853.
Richmond, Va: Pitt & Dickinson, 1894. Revised and Extended by Rev. G.W. Beale.
Washington, D.C: May 1858. Sherman was arguably the greatest American autograph collector of the 19th Century.Tazewell (1774- 1860) was a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator from and the 26th Governor of Virginia.
Washington, D.C: Dec 24 1859. Sherman was arguably the greatest American autograph collector of the 19th Century. Tazewell (December 17, 1774- May 6, 1860) was a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator from and the 26th Governor of Virginia.
Paris: 14th June (c. 1804). ONE OF LOUISIANA'S 200 MOST NOTABLE PEOPLE. A letter from one of the most colorful political characters of the early Post-federalist era written during the budding career of Nichoals Biddle, who would later defend Skipwith, as his attorney, against suits that stemmed from Skipwith's years...
Cleveland, Ohio: The World Publishing Company, (1966). Facsimile Edition of the 1624 First edition produced by George Rainbird Limited, 2 Hyde Park Place, London. Printed by offset lithograpohy byAmilcare Pizzi, Milan.
Columbia, S.C: A.H. Pemberton, State Printer, 1842.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1859. Guion Griffis Johnson's Copy. "One of the most joyous expressions of antebellum Southern humor" (Walser). An interesting association copy, with ownership inscription of pioneering female historian Guion Griffis Johnson (1900-1989) and her husband, sociologist Guy B[enton] Johnson (1901-1991), both experts on Black culture in...
Knoxville: July 1, 1795. Written to David Henley, Agent for the Department of War. "Pay to William Rickard pay master...to the troops [sic] in the territory aforesaid eleven hundred and two dollars sixty seven cents out of the money in your hands appropriated for the defensive protection of the frontiers...
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1896. First edition.
Norfolk, Va: 4 June 1851. Raeding in part:"I have a tri-weekly mail Contract from here to Richmond by Steam Boat to commence 1st July and for which I am already provided with a boat now running on the Routes; but understanding thgat the Post Master General will require their additional...