Various places [Liverpool, Bombay, Singapore, Manila, etc.]: July 30, 1860 - April 26, 1863. The Last Log of... Read More about Manuscript Log of the "Typhoon"
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London: Hurst and Blackett, 1914. First Edition. Read More about The Real Algeria
Paris: Publiée par le Depôt de la Guerre; Imprimerie chez Kppelin, 1856. French Colonization. French colonization. In 1830 the French had conquered Algeria and begun colonization primarily with the Governor-Generalship form of goverment backed by the Ministry of War. The printed paper label reads "Imprimerie, Librairie et Papeterie/ de Dubois..... Read More about Carte Topographique des Environs d'Alger d'Aprés les levés et les reconnaissances des Officiers...
[New York: 1927]. Clarence Campbell Hunicke (1890-1936), graduate in engineering in the NYU class of 1914, and a New York City patent lawyer, recounts the camping and fishing trip of a group of friends from New York City to the Wigwam Camp on Lake Ki-osh-ko-qui at the northern edge of..... Read More about Fisherman and Fish Stories
[New York: n.d., 1929]. An excellent photo album and recitative (“in wretched verse”) of the camping and fishing trip of a party of five to the Wigwam Camp, in Kiosk on Lake Ki-osh-ko-qui at the northern edge of the Algonquin Park. The party canoed up Manitou Lake to a campsite..... Read More about Camping
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1847. Seventh Edition. Read More about History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789, to the Restoration of...
Hampshire: 27 May 1887. Alison writes explaining that while he is always "most willing to do what I can to assist you", the week he had chosen coincided with H.R.H. and Gerneal Nicholson coming down to inspect the Engineers.Having served at Lucknow (where he lost his left arm), Ashantee, Egypt..... Read More about ALS to Goodenough
London: Rudolph Ackermann & Paris: Galignani & Co. 18, rue Vivienne, . First edition. Gretna-Green is a village in Scotland famous for elopements, the first village in southern Scotland following the old coaching route from London to Edinburgh. Read More about The Gretna-Green Bolt-A, Or, Young Ladies' Man-Ual
London: J. Dickinson, 114, New Bond Street, March, 1826. First edition. Scarce Alken variant. Scarce Alken title, a variant collection of plates similar to those contained in Alken’s Characteristic Sketches, published by Dickinson in January 1826. The title and subtitle vary slightly in each of the copies described in Schwerdt..... Read More about Comparative Field Sports, Shooting, in Middlesex and elsewhere [Cover title
London: Published by Thomas McLean, 1823 [but later, plates watermarked 1822-1824]. Alken, Henry. First edition. A fine copy of "Alken's most important work... It must always form the cornerstone of any Alken collection" (Tooley)The plates and text between them offer a thorough survey of the sports practiced in Great Britain..... Read More about The National Sports of Great Britain, with Descriptions in English and French ... Chasse et...
Clinton, NJ: Amwell Press, . Limited edition, no. 695 of 1,000 copies, signed by the author. Read More about First Wheel
London: Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden, 1852. Revised edition. Read More about Battles of the British Navy
V.p: 1832-1896. Historians often say that the most telling primary sources of any given period or place are its newspapers, almanacs and telephone books. Almanacs follow a particular pattern in their contents: in addition to the usual astronomical data and weather forecasts, there are often notices of meetings, election dates..... Read More about Group of 11 Mexican Almanacs
Lisboa: Imprensa National, 1859, 1865, 1869. Read More about Almanak Familiar para 1860, 1866, 1870 Segundo depois do Bissexto contendo Alem Callendario e...
Minneapolis, Minn: University of Minnesota, . First edition. With review by Ashley Montagu. With 2 page holograph review by Ashley Montagu laid in. Read More about A People of Alor. A Social-Psychological Study of an East Indian Island ...with Analyses by Abram...
New York: Harper & Row, (1964). First edition. This copy is inscribed by the Author, famous WASP columnist, to his sister Corinne , 'sis", Alsop Chubb, "For darling Corinney with much love and infinite admiration, Joe." Read More about From the Silent Earth. A Report on the Greek Bronze Age
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1978. First American edition. Signed by the author on the flyleaf. Read More about Lady Sackville: a Biography
Delhi: Atma Ram & Sons, 1966. First edition. Read More about Bird Shooting the Hard Way Foreword by Karni Singh, M.P
London: Wyman & Sons, 74-76 Great Queen Street, 1888. First edition. Ads for the Mining Exhibition in Lima 1888 at the end. Read More about The Amazon Provinces of Peru As a Field for European Emigration. A Statistical and Geographical...
Detroit: December, 1942-September 1945. with "Special Edition First National Convention America First Party" in Volume 3 Number 6, 1944 and in another issue is included "Senate Resolution 666 is Slave Act " and. Read More about The Cross and the Flag. Volume 1, Number 8
London: Printed for Roger Rea, 1668. Third edition. This was first published in 1631. The section on America (the D gathering) is lacking the first and final leaves but the comments on Virginia are present “on the East it has Mare del Nort, on the North Norumbega, Florida on the..... Read More about A Prospect of the Most Famous parts of the World. Viz. Asia, Africa, Europe, America…
[Boston]: Office of the Daily Commercial Gazette, n.d. [August, 1830]. Rare American Announcement of the July Revolution. This Boston broadside, published by the [Boston] Daily Commercial Gazette, contains extracts from the London papers detailing the July 1830 Revolution in France that overthrew Charles X. It is presumably one of the..... Read More about Revolution in France! [drop title
White Plains [NY]: October 23d 1776. CONTINENTAL RECEIPT FROM THE SAW PITTS. An early receipt of the war, dated “White Plains Oct. 23d, 1776,” and written from the “Saw Pitts,” now Port Chester, NY, six days before the rout of the Continental Army at the Battle of White Plains, reading..... Read More about Autograph Manuscript Receipt, Signed "Frederick Tracy" for eight barrels of flour from...
Philadelphia: Key & Biddle, 1834. First Edition. Collects speeches by Chatham, Burke and Erskine concerning legal issues connected with the American Revolution and other topics, as well as Mackintosh's speech in the trial of Peltier, a French Royalist emigré, for libel of the First Consul of the French Republic (Buonaparte)..... Read More about Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine. To Which is Added the Argument of Mr....
Hartford [CT]: September 8 1780. BALANCE DUE FOR THREE YEARS SERVICE IN THE CONTINENTAL ARMY. From the Battle of Valcour Island in 1776, to the brutal winter encampment in Morristown, New Jersey in 1779-1780, Daniel Everts (1749-1833) was a participant and witness to some of the most crucial periods of..... Read More about Autograph Document Receipt, Signed "Danl Everts" "being the balance due to me on...
Hartford & Windham [CT]: 1785. A SOLDIER FOR JUST FIVE WEEKS. Too young for marriage and children, but old enough to join the fight for independence, these documents may be the last few remaining records of a largely forgotten soldier of 1776. Samuel Robinson III (1757-1776) was born in the..... Read More about A Group of Two Manuscripts and One Document, Attesting to the Service of Samuel Robinson in the...