Paris: Dentu, An XI-1802. First edition. Read More
New York: N. Bangs and T. Mason, 1823. First edition.
Roanaoke: 1926. This is no. 273 of 515 copies given to Members of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, as a Souvenir-a keepsake, signed by Stone. This was the first book that was published in Virginia.
Northhampton, (Mass.): Printed by Thomas M. Pomroy for S. & E. Butler, 1805. Later issue of the First American edition of 1787. Signed on t.p. William D. Smith June 1806 (which is burnt at upper margin).
Fauquier County [VA]: 3rd May 1759. A LEASE FOR 3 LIVES. A relevant piece of Old Virginia history mapping a section of Lord Fairfax's large land holding and giving insight into the life leases therein.The “Manor of Leeds” was named for Leeds Castle, the seat of the Fairfax family in.....
Richmond: Printed by Samuel Pleasants, Jun. and Henry Pace, 1803.
Leyden: Pieter Vander Aa, 1707. DUTCH ACCOUNT OF THE MASSACRE AT JAMESTOWN. With an excellent plate of the gruesome events.Purportedly an eyewitness account "from internal evidence, although it is clear that Vander Aa's Chester volume was created from two chapters of Captain John Smith's Generall Historie of Virginia" (Mardis, Allen...
v.p. [Bristol, England; Martin's Hundred, Virginia]: 1628-early 20th century. "I was married to Anne Loveing … the 28th day of octob. 1666 at Martins hundred in Virginia" Manuscript family record book of the Thruston family of Bristol and Virginia, with early family records concerning Martin's Hundred, Virginia, a plantation on...
Richmond, Va: Published by West & Johnson, 1870. First edition.
Montgomery, Ala: The Wallace Campaign, March 21, 1969.
Tuskegee Institute, Alabama: May 24, 1907. With an added note in Washington's hand: "Was very glad to see [you] in New York a few days ago B.T.W."
Tuskegee: November 29, 1901. Washington replies to a Mrs. Wade in Santa Barbara, California, who had evidently sought help finding domestic servants: "Referring to your letter which has just been received, I am very sorry to say that I am unable to assist you in the matter of securing such...
Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons, Publishers, 1893. First edition.
New York: Sanford, Cushing & Co, 1868.
New Haven: Published by the Author. Sold by Crocker & Brewster, Boston, [etc.] ... Printed by B.L. Hamlen, 1842. Morse, Samuel French B. Second edition, first octavo edition. The Second Edition, The First Unabridged Octavo Edition. A fine copy of the rare second and first octavo edition of Webster's unabridged...
Saint Louis: Joseph Garnier, 1948. An exact facsimile, limited to 300 copies, of the original published in 1841-1842. The original is one of the great rarities of illustrated books on the midwest, Missouri, and Illinois.
Memphis, Tenn: W.G. Cheney, Printer and Publisher, 1873. First Edition.
Richmond, (Virginia): Printed by Samuel Pleasants, Jun, 1805. Third edition (actually Fourth).
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1924. First edition. Thomas Wolfe's first appearance in a book, following the separate publication of his "Crisis in Industry." This was his first play. Thomas Wolfe's first book appearance. Contains Thomas Clayton Wolfe's first play. Written for his dramatic writing course, the "Carolina Playmakers"...
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1924. First edition. Thomas Wolfe's first appearance in a book, following the separate publication of his "Crisis in Industry." Thomas Wolfe's first book appearance. Contains Thomas Clayton Wolfe's first play. Written for his dramatic writing course, the "Carolina Playmakers" taught by Frederick H. Koch...
New York: Modern Library, . Later edition. Inscribed to his UNC classmate. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "For Julia and Shorty Spruill –– not only in memory of those days before the book was written –– but in grateful remembrance of a memorable return –– my first to my.....
New York: Thomas R. Knox & Co, 1885. First edition.
Dalla, Texas: Taylor Publishing Co, 1988. First edition. Inscribed by Jackie. Signed by the author and inscribed by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis on the front flyleaf, to a New Jersey friend, “For M—— with whom we had our happiest hunting days. Love, Jackie”Collection of Hawkins’ well-composed and kinetic photographs of horses.....