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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
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
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
Georgetown Commercial Architecture - M Street. Northwest Washington, District of Columbia. Historic American Buildings Survey 2.
Washington, D.C. Historic American Buildings Survey, February, 1967. 130p, illustrated. 28cm. Comb bound. Slight soiling; prior owner's neat signature on the front cover. In very good condition.
Item #9424
Price: $45.00
Korean War Veterans Memorial , a Tribute to Those Who Served.
Paducah, KY: Turner Publishing, 1995. 388p. 31cm. Laminated boards. Minor surface scratches on bottom cover; still, a near fine copy.
Item #9194
Price: $35.00
Metro Memo Tabloid: Metro Ties the Region Together. Issue no. 73.
Washington, DC: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, October 1982. 16p, illustrated. 43cm. Tabloid format. Very minor edge wear and in very good condition.
Item #1085
Price: $15.00
Proceedings had in memory of Dr. James C. Hall, late of the City of Washington, District of Columbia, on the occasion of the dedication of the "Hall Memorial" of the Washington City Orphan Asylum, at the Asylum Building, on the 26th day of May, 1885.
Washington: Printed by order of the Trustees of the Asylum, Gibson Bros, 1885. Frontispiece, 25p. 23cm. Brown cloth over card covers with gilt rules on the front cover framing gilt titling; all edges gilt; floral patterned endpapers. Minor wear to corners and spine ends, spine rubbed, one corner small fold, corresponding loss on the front free endpaper; two small spots on the biottom cover. In very good condition. [2 copies recorded in OCLC].
Item #19915
Price: $75.00
Public Buildings and Statuary of the Government; The Public Buildings and Architectural Ornaments of the Capitol of the United States at the City of Washington.
Washington: Lithographed and Pubilshed by P. Haas, 1840. Frontis, 44p, 17 plates only [portion of one fold out, lacking plans and fold outs].14cm. Stamped brown cloth with ttile in gilt on the front cover. Wear to the head of the spine, short tear front cover joint at the spine. Loose in binding.
Item #16309
Price: $100.00
Reception at the White House. Programme of the Centennial Celebration of the Establishment of the District of Columbia, Washington City, Wednesday, December 12, 1900.
5 card pages including the illustrated title card, with the first White House reception card embellished with a gilt eagle. Each guard outlining the order of the day's parades and celebration with a concluding reception at the Corcoran Gallery of Art for the Governors. Separated by tissue guards. Tied with red, white and blue ribbon. Official program for the Governors of the states. First card spotted and darkened; bottom card shows paper from at the corners probably from being pasted into a scrapbook; the cards have separated from the ribbon. In good condition. Rare.
Item #10549
Price: $150.00
Report of the Arlington Memorial Amphitheater Commission.
Washington DC: GPO, 1923. 75p, illustrations. 26cm. Black leather on card; titling in gilt. Corners worn; head of spine torn; tail of spine torn; prior owner's neat signature. A better than good copy in its original binding.
Item #13378
Price: $65.00
Samuel Walter Woodward. 1848-1917. Memorial Service.
Washington DC: Calvary Baptist Church, Sunday Evening, January 13th, Frontis, unpaginated. 24cm. Tied white card in gilt and black. A fine copy.
Item #10394
Price: $45.00
Washington by Metrorail. Fall 1982. Volume 1, no. 4. A guide to sightseeing, dining and shopping by subway in the nation's capital.
Washington, DC: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Fall 1982. 28p, illustrated. 28cm. Staple bound. Minor fading, still in very good condition.
Item #1101
Price: $10.00
Worthy of the Nation: The History of Planning for the National Capital.
Washington, DC: National Capital Planning Commission, 1977. xvii, 415p, illustrated, indexed. 26cm. Blue cloth over boards, titling in white on the spine; dust jacket. Prior owner's name on the front board paste down; jacket shows edge wear at the head and tail, small tears, chips, small tape repairs at the corners. Still in very good condition.
Item #13184
Price: $35.00
Ten Years in Washington: Life and Scenes in the National Capital as a Woman Sees Them.
Hartford: A.D. Worthington & Co. 1873. Frontis, 587p, illustrations. 23cm. First edition. Purple cloth; titling in gilt. Spine and edges faded; still, in very good condition.
Item #10117
Price: $75.00
Reminiscences of Georgetown, DC. A Lecture Delivered in the Methodist Protestant Church, Georgetown, DC, January 20, 1859.
Washington: Henry Polkinhorn, Printer, 1859. 28p. 23cm. Original green wrappers. Slight vertical crease; chip at spine head; slight loss at bottom fore edge of front cover; otherwise in very good condition.
Item #10130
Price: $150.00
Washington: City of Mighty Events
Richmond, VA: Garrett and Massie, 1930. Frontis, 158p, illustrations, indexed. 21cm. Green cloth. Covers lightly soiled, corners lightly bumped, one corner starting to fray. A very good copy.
Item #7979
Price: $20.00
Report to the Joint Commission of the Senate and House of Representatives on the extension and completion of the United States Capitol.
New York: December 27th, 1904. Fold out frontis of the Capitol; fold out of the East front of the Capitol; 9p, plates, estimate of costs. 37cm. Sewn card covers; titling in black on the front cover. Fore edge tears; fading; slight soiling; covers are separating; still, a better than good copy of this rare report. [3 copies found in World Cat].
Item #9317
Price: $300.00
The Metropolitan Club of Washington.
Washington DC: The Metropolitan CLub, 1964. viii, [1], 307p, [1], illustrations, index. 24cm. Bound in full blue levant morocco; titling in gilt on the front cover; five raised bands and titling in gilt on the spine; ribbon marker; marbled endpapers. Brief neat inscription on the front fly leaf; slight rubbing of spine. A near fine beautifully bound copy of this history.
Item #6976
Price: $125.00
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
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
Fourteenth Report, January 1, 1940 - June 30, 1944.
Washington DC: GPO, 1944. Frontis, 110p, illustrations, indexed. 28cm. Wrappers. Some what faded at eges; still a near fine copy.
Item #10095
Price: $50.00
Report of the Commission of Fine Arts. Message from the President of the United States Transmitting the Report of the Commission of Fine Arts for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1913
Washington DC: GPO, 1914. Frontis, 43p, illustrations, indexed. 28cm. Wrappers. Spine chipped at head and tail. In very good condition.
Item #10088
Price: $100.00
Report of the Commission of Fine Arts. Message from the President of the United States Transmitting the Report of the Commission of Fine Arts for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1916
Washington DC: GPO, 1917. Frontis, 88p, illustrations [fold outs], indexed. 28cm. Wrappers. Spine chipped at head and tail. In very good condition.
Item #10089
Price: $100.00
Tenth Report, July1, 1921 - December 31, 1925.
Washington DC: GPO, 1926. Frontis, 145p, illustrations, indexed. 28cm. Wrappers. Spine chipped at head and tail; somewhat soiled; still, in very good condition.
Item #10092
Price: $75.00
Thirteenth Report, January 1, 1935 - December 31, 1939.
Washington DC: GPO, [1940]. 159p, illustrations, indexed. 28cm. Wrappers. Spine chipped at head and tail; somewhat soiled; missing the title page, otherwise very good.
Item #10094
Price: $20.00
Twefth Report, July1, 1929 - December 31, 1934.
Washington DC: GPO, 1936. Frontis, 150p, illustrations, indexed. 28cm. Wrappers. Spine chipped at head and tail; somewhat soiled; still, in better than very good condition.
Item #10093
Price: $75.00
Proceedings of the Thirty-Ninth Annual Convention of the American Institute of Architects. Held in The Octagon, December 29, 1905, and the New Willard Hotel, Washington, DC, January 9, 10, 11,1905
Washington DC: The Board of Directors of the A.I.A. 1906. Frontis, 250p, illustrations, [5p], index. 24cm. Blue wraps with gilt titling on the front cover. Bottom edge crease with short tears, slight spine crease; bookplate on front free endpaper. Unopened. In very good condition. Includes Daniel Burnham's Plan for Baguio and Manila in the Philippines, plus the fold-out map of Manila. The only publication of this map for the general public, which was officially published in the Annual Report of the Philippine Commission for 1905. Scarce.
Item #17507
Price: $800.00


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