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Bridges and the City of Washington.
Washington, D.C. Commission of Fine Arts, 1974. viii, 96p, illustrated, bibliography. 23cm oblong. Soft cover. Slight fore edge wave. In very good condition.
Item #9437
Price: $20.00
Brief Chronicles of the Columbian College from 1821 to 1873, and the Columbian University from 1873 to 1889.
Washington DC: Rufus H. Darby Printer, 1889. 26p. 23cm. Wrappers. Former library copy with penciled marks only. In very good condition.
Item #10382
Price: $125.00
Brief Chronicles of the Columbian College from 1821 to 1873, and the Columbian University from 1873 to 1889.
Washington DC: Rufus H. Darby Printer, 1889. 26p. 23cm. Wrappers. Front cover detached. Former library copy with penciled marks only. In good condition.
Item #10386
Price: $75.00
Capital Losses: A Cultural History of Washington's Destroyed Buildings
Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1979. Frontispiece, 517p, illustrations, index. 29cm. First edition. Bound in full brown morocco with illustration on the front cover in gilt; titling in gilt on the spine; all edges gilt; purple moire silk endpapers; brown ribbon marker. In an edition of 133 copies signed by James Goode, this is copy 118. Bottom edge of front cover scuffed. In near fine condition.
Item #19846
Price: $300.00
Capitol Hill Prospectus
Washinton: Capitol Hill Restoration Society, 1967. 48pp. 28 cm. Wrappers. Brief writing in pencil on the front cover; a near fine copy.
Item #6824
Price: $30.00
The Central Composition of the National Capial and the Public Building Program. From the Eleventh Report of the National Commission of Fine Arts.
Washington DC: GPO, 1930. 52p, illustrations, maps. 28cm. Wrappers. An ex library copy in card covers with library markings. In good condition.
Item #10098
Price: $55.00
The Charles Sumner School Rededication. Erected 1871-1872. Restored 1984-1986.
Washington DC: District of Columbia Public Schools. 1986. vii, 129p, illustrations. 23cm. Soft cover. A fine copy.
Item #5848
Price: $45.00
Charter of the City of Washington, being the Act of Incorporation, and the acts supplementary to and amendatory of, and in continuation of the same, passed by the Congress of the United States.
Washington DC: John T. Towers, Printer, 1848. 52p. 23cm. Stamped brown cloth with gilt titling. Covers slightly faded, chipping along the spine and edges. In slightly better than good condition.
Item #10389
Price: $125.00
Charter of the City of Washington, being the Act of Incorporation, and the acts supplementary to and amendatory of, and in continuation of the same, passed by the Congress of the United States.
Washington DC: John T. Towers, Printer, 1848. 52p. 23cm. Stamped brown cloth with gilt titling. Covers slightly faded, chipping along the spine and edges; foxing. A former library copy with older labels and marks, also bar code. Armorial bookplate of William Fletcher Boogher. In good condition.
Item #10390
Price: $85.00
The City of Washington: An Illustrated History.
Avenel, NJ: Wings Books, 1992. 384p, indexed, illustrated. 28cm. Reprint of 1977 edition. Gray cloth back and blue paper boards, titling in blue on the spine; dust jacket. As new.
Item #597
Price: $25.00
Clarion Calls from Capitol Hill.
New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1923. Frontis, 237p. 19cm. First edition. Green cloth with green titling. Inscribed by Upshaw to Ogden Mills. Prior owner's signature on the front cover pastedown; minor wear. In very good condition.
Item #13374
Price: $45.00
The Columbiad
Washington DC: Students of the College Department of the Columbia University, 1898. 104p, xviii, illustrations, ads. 25x17cm. Blue cloth, titling in gilt and orange. Top cover damaged; front free end paper missing; scribble on second free end paper; front hinge cracked. A good copy only.
Item #8375
Price: $30.00
The Columbiad.
Washington DC: Students of the College Department of the Columbia University, 1898. 104p, xviii, illustrations, ads. 25x17cm. Blue cloth, titling in gilt and orange. Minor wear to spine ends and corners; light soiling; some fading. A very good copy.
Item #8374
Price: $70.00
The Columbiad.
Washington DC: Students of Columbian College and the Corcoran Scientific School, 1899. 160p, illustrations, ads. 28x21cm. Blue cloth; titling in gilt. Covers soiled; spine head worn, one corner skinned; still a very good copy.
Item #8376
Price: $80.00
The Cosmos Club of Washington: A Centennial History, 1878-1978.
Washington, DC: cosmos club, 1978. Frontis, xv, [1], 406p, illustrated, indexed. 24cm. First edition. Orange cloth over boards, titling in gilt on the spine. Printed at the Stinehour Press. In fine condition.
Item #551
Price: $25.00
Discussions before the Committee of the Dist. of Columbia of the House of Representatives, and before the Committee on the Dist. of Columbia of the Senate of the United States, regarding sites for stations in Washington for the Pennsylvania and Balt.
[Baltimore ?]: 1872. 20p. 22cm. Wrappers. A conserved copy in pamphlet binder in very good condition.
Item #9599
Price: $100.00
The District in the XVIII century. History, site-strategy, real estate market, landscape, etc. as described by the earliest travelers.
Washington DC: Judd & Detweiler, Inc, 1909. 53p. 23cm. Wrappers. Edges slightly toned. In very good condition.
Item #10532
Price: $35.00
District of Columbia Catalog. Historic American Buildings Survey.
Washington, D.C. University Press of Virginia for Columbia Historical Society, 1976. xliii, 193p, illustrated, indexed. 23cm. Soft cover. Minor edge wear, prior owner's name on the front cover and boldly on the title page. In very good condition.
Item #2397
Price: $20.00
District of Columbia Interstate System, 1971
Washington DC: Abrams, November, 1971. Variously paginated in ten chapters; illustrations, maps, bibliography. 29x46cm. Vinyl ring binder. Label ghost on front cover; light soiling of covers. In very good condition. An examination of the interstate highway system in Washington DC with recommendations for the expansion of freeways throughout the city. Implementation of this report would have devestated many DC neighborhoods. WorldCat shows only one other copy.
Item #6408
Price: $400.00
Downtown A People Place.
Washington DC: Greater Washington Board of Trade, October 20, 1980. 39p, illustrations. 22x33cm. Stapled card. Writing in pencil on the front cover; a near fine copy.
Item #6870
Price: $30.00
Downtown Design and Development: A Staff Proposal Establishing Design Guidelines for Revitalization of Downtown Washington
Washington DC: National Capital Planning Commission, 1974. 28p, illustrations. 22x30cm. Stapled card. Corners bumped. A very good copy.
Item #5799
Price: $25.00
Downtown Urban Renewal Area Landmarks, Washington, DC.
Washington, D.C. National Capital Planning Commission, Summer 1970. [2], 117p, appendices, bibliography. 23cm. Soft cover. Small spot on front cover, two corners bumped. In very good condition.
Item #9440
Price: $25.00
Eighth Report, January 1, 1918 - July1, 1919.
Washington DC: GPO, 1920. Frontis, 148p, illustrations, indexed. 28cm. White wrappers. Spine chipped at head and tail; somewhat soiled; still, in very good condition. The building of the Lincoln Memorial.
Item #10090
Price: $100.00
The Estate of Ambassador Pamela Harriman
New York: Sotheby's, 1997. 197p. Green cloth; dust jacket. A fine copy.
Item #8386
Price: $40.00
Fall & Winter Catalogue, 1892-1893. No. 14
[Washington, DC 1892]. [73p]. 28cm. Wrappers. Additional loose pages. Incomplete and with significant insect damage to the fore edge, especially the top corner, leaving perhaps 70-80% of the pages intact, but the covers are intact. The additional loose pages are also intact. A fair copy. Rare.
Item #10400
Price: $100.00
Farmland Retention in the Metropolitan Washington Area: An examintaion of the status of the agricultural industry , rationale for the retention of farmland, and alternative preservation techniques.
Washington DC: Metropolitan Council of Governments, June, 1976. 55p. 28cm. Stapled card. Slight edge wear, slight fading; prior owner's name on front cover. A very good copy.
Item #5979
Price: $30.00
The Federal City: Plans & Realities.
Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1976. Frontis, xiii, [1], 170p, illustrated, indexed. 28cm. Soft cover. An exhibition produced in conjunction with the National Capital Planning Commission. Diagonal crease across front cover, fading at edges, spine torn, bookstore sticker on bottom panel; still, in very good condition.
Item #2282
Price: $10.00
Fifteenth Report, July1, 1944 - June 30, 1948.
Washington DC: GPO, 1949. Frontis, 110p, illustrations, indexed. 28cm. Wrappers. Some what faded at eges; still a near fine copy.
Item #10096
Price: $50.00
Fifty Second Congress [First Session]. Official Congressional Directory.
Washington DC: GPO, 1892. Frontis, 277p. 23cm. Second edition. Blue cloth; titling in gilt. Edges rubbed, corners slightly bumped, spine ends slightly worn; front hinge starting. A better than good copy.
Item #6871
Price: $40.00
First Annual Report of the Orphan Asylum and Female Free School of Alexandria. 22nd Congress. Second Session. Doc. No. 65. Referred to the Committee for the District of Columbia.
January 25, 1833. 6p. Disbound. Foxing, otherwise in very good condition.
Item #10365
Price: $45.00


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