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Acts and Laws, Made and Passed by the General Court or Assembly of the English Colony of Connecticut, in New England, in America, holden at Hartford, in said Colony, on the Second Thursday of May, Anno Dom. 1776. An Act for establishing Naval Offices
New London, Printed and Sold by Timothy Green, Pri. pp.419-425. 30cm. Folio. Bound in recent burgundy red cloth with endpapers, title in gilt on spine. Establishes naval offices at different Connecticut ports, and for the formation of "troops of horse" into regiments. Former Huntington Library copy with their small stamp on the bottom board. Stained and with bottom edge corner loss on two pages; otherwise in very good condition. [Evans 14689].
Item #10312
Price: $1,200.00
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1832.
Boston: Gray and Brown, 1832. 312p. 20cm. Blue card wrappers. Fading around edges, slight chipping at fore edge, one corner dog eared; still a particularly attractive copy in original wrappers and in very good condition.
Item #2613
Price: $45.00
THE AMERICAN'S GUIDE: The Constitution of the United States of America, with the Latest Amendments; Also, the Declaration of Indepndence; Articles of Confederation, and the Federal Constitution, Acts for the Government of the Territories, Washington'
Philadelphia: Joshua Fletcher, 1810. 463p. 15cm. Rebound in modern faux brown leather. An ex library copy with markings only on the case. Several leaves have been conserved with archival tissue paper, including the title page and the concluding pages, which are missing the top fore edge corner resulting in some text loss to the inaugural speeches; tear in the fore edge of the title page and some paper loss at top edge; some paper loss on other pages; some foxing throughout. An early collection of state constitutions in good condition.
Item #6717
Price: $175.00
Constitution of the Washington Society of Maryland.
Baltimore: Printed by John L. Cook, 1810. 16p. 20cm. Was sewn. Former library copy with stamp on front page and penciled markings; damp stain on last page. In good condition.
Item #10376
Price: $75.00
The Laws of the United States. Volume 5. Acts Passed at the Second Session of the Sixth Congress. 1800.
Washington DC: Printed by Samuel Harrison Smith, New Jersey Avenue, Near the Capitol. 1801. [227]-352p, table of contents and index. 22cm. Wrappers. Contains "An Act Concerning the District of Columbia," which is also known as the District of Columbia Organic Act of 1801. The act incorporates the City of Washington and divides it into two counties. Covers and first several pages are stained; covers torn at the fore edge. Partially unopened and in good condition.
Item #10105
Price: $150.00
Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress at the Commencement of the Third Session of the Thirty-seventh Congress [Documents 1862-63. Part 1. Abridgment. Senate]. Papers Relating to Foreign Affairs.
Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1862. 910p. 23cm. Stamped black cloth with titling in gilt on the spine. Minor edge wear; wear to the joint cloth on the front cover near the tail of the spine; endpapers foxed. In very good condition.
Item #19283
Price: $200.00
Messages of the President. 34th Congress, 1st Session, Ex. Doc No. 35. British Recruitment in the United States.
Washington DC: A.O.P. Nicholson, Senate Printer, 1856. 251p. 23cm. Stamped black cloth in gilt. Wear to the spine ends, corners bumped; foxing; still, in very god condition.
Item #10299
Price: $135.00
Obituary Addresses on the Occasion of the Death of the Hon. Daniel Webster, of Massachusetts, Secretary of State for the United States: Delivered in the Senate and in the House of Representatives of the United States, Fourteenth and Fifteenth Decembe
Washington DC: Robert Armstrong, 1853. Frontis, 86p. 23cm. Black cloth with gilt illustrations on the covers. Minor wear to corners; foxing. Bookplate on the front cover pastedown. In good condition.
Item #17331
Price: $35.00
Obituary Addresses on the Occasion of the Death of the Hon. Henry Clay, a Senator of the United States from the State of Kentucky, Delivered in the Senate and in the House of Representatives of the United States, June 30, 1852, and the Funeral Sermon
Washington DC: Robert Armstrong, 1852. Frontis, 135p. 23cm. Black cloth with illustration in gilt on the fort cover. Damp staining along the top edge at the spine; foxing of endpapers. Bookplate on the front cover pastedown. In better than good condition.
Item #17345
Price: $45.00
Original Poems for Infant Minds by Several Young Persons.
Exeter: Printed by Norris & Sawyer for William Sawyer & Co., Bookseller, Newburyport, 1808. In two volumes bound as one. 108p; 120p. 15x9cm. Contemporary calf. Somewhat dry, rubbed; missing the fly leaves. Still in better than good condition.
Item #9602
Price: $100.00
POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY IN THE TERRITORIES. JUDGE DOUGLAS IN REPLY TOJUDGE BLACK.
1859. 24p. 22cm. Disbound. In good condition.
Item #4172
Price: $35.00
Proceedings in Congress Upon the Acceptance of the Statues of John Stark and Daniel Webster, Presented by the State of New Hampshire
Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1895. 263p, 2 plates. 27cm. Black cloth with gilt titling. Corners bumped, minor edge wear; stains on bottom cover; damp stain along bottom edge. In good condition.
Item #17330
Price: $35.00
Proceedings of the Democratic National Convention, Held at Baltimore, June 1-5, 1852 for the Nomination of Candidates for President and Vice President of the United States.
Washington DC: Robert Armstrong, 1852. 78p. 21cm. Wrappers. Re-cased in plain green card, faded at edges. Stain on the bottom corner of title page. In good condition.
Item #16721
Price: $250.00
Report of Revenue Commissioner Wells on Taxation, Wages, High Prices, Monopolies, Duties & Special Legislation
New York: Evening Post Steam Presses, 1869. 53p. 23cm. Stitched. Lighht foxing; short tears on title page. A good copy.
Item #8569
Price: $25.00
Report of the National Academy of Sciences for the Year 1863
Washington DC: GPO, 1864. 118p, illustrations, fold out map, fold outs. 23cm. Bound in pebbled brown cloth with gilt titling. Minor wear to spine ends, cover edges faded, corners bumped. In very good condition. Reports on protecting the bottoms of iron clad boats from corrosion, report of the compass committee on compass deviations in iron clad boats,
Item #19758
Price: $100.00
Report of the National Academy of Sciences for the Year 1863
Washington DC: GPO, 1864. 118p, illustrations, fold out map, fold outs. 23cm. Bound in pebbled green cloth with gilt titling. Damp stain on the top edge corner of the last several pages with corresponding stain on the bottom cover; corners bumped, covers faded at the bottom edge; few browned pages, some foxing. In better than good condition. Reports on protecting the bottoms of iron clad boats from corrosion, report of the compass committee on compass deviations in iron clad boats,
Item #19759
Price: $65.00
Review of the Proceedings in the Massachusetts Legislature for 1843; with an Appeal to the People Against the Violent Course of the Majority by the Whig Minority
Boston: John H. Eastburn, 1843. 48p. 25cm. Stitched. Penciled writing on front cover; contemporary newspaper clipping pinned to the first page; slight toning at edges. An unsophisticated copy in very good condition.
Item #8571
Price: $25.00
The Rural Repository, Devoted to Polite Literature. Volume XVI-VII. New Series.
Hudson: Printed and Published by William B. Stoddard, 1839-1840; 1840-1841. 204p; 204p; illustrations, index. Quarter black morocco and marbled paper boards. Edges rubbed, corners skinned; two pages pulled; foxing. In better than good condition.
Item #19265
Price: $150.00
The Rural Repository, Devoted to Polite Literature. Volume XVIII - XIX
Hudson: Printed and Published by William B. Stoddard, 1841-42; 1842-43. 204p; 204p; illustrations, index. Quarter black morocco and marbled paper boards. Edges rubbed, corners skinned; damp stained a long the bottom edge of the first few issues; almost cracked; foxing. In good condition.
Item #19266
Price: $150.00
Speech of John Quincy Adams, of Massachusetts, upon the Right of the People, Men and Women, to Petition; on the Freedom of Speech and of Debate in the House of Representatives of the United States; on the Resolution of Seven State Legislatures, and the Petitions of More than one Hundred Thousand Petitioners relating to the Annexation of Texas to this Union. Delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States, in fragments of the morning hour, from the 16th of June to the 7th of July, 1838, inclusive.
Washington DC: Gales and Seaton, 1838. 130p [missing p.131]. 25cm. Disbound, chipped, soiled. In good condition.
Item #4171
Price: $50.00
Speech of Mr. Bond, of Ohio, the Resolution to Correct Abuses in the Public Expenditures and to Separate the Government from the Press. Delivered in the House of Representatives, April, 1838.
Baltimore: Baltimore Patriot, 1838. 16p. 26 cm. Sewn self wrappers. Pencil mark in margin. note in margin, small stain in the last page. In good condition.
Item #21367
Price: $400.00
Speech of Mr. Jenifer of Maryland, on the Mississippi Contested Election, Delivered in the House of Representatives, January 29, 1838.
Washington DC: Gales and Seaton, 1838. 12p. 23cm. Removed. Minor foxing; two horizontal creases. In very good condition.
Item #8679
Price: $65.00
[United States Register for the Year 1794
Philadelphia ? 1794]. viii, 192p. 17cm. Rebound in modern brown faux leather. An ex library copy missing the tite page [dated and identified by the preface]. Library markings are only on the case; preface page is fragile; occasional tape repairs. Similar to an almanac, contains population data, coinage; government organization for each state and the federal government including names of ambassadors, etc; debt; exports; literary institutions; courts -- a wealth of information on the early United States in good condition.
Item #6718
Price: $500.00
Up To Date. The First Shot Fired by Mallia, Gunner of the Nashville. Volume VII, no. 10
Chicago: Barrett Publishing, May 7, 1898. [16p], illustrations. 30cm. Stapled self wrappers. Corners bumped, slightly soiled. In very good condition.
Item #19961
Price: $45.00
White Route Book Number Four. Route of a Tour from Philadelphia to Cape Charles connecting by boat with Norfolk and Old Point Comfort and from Baltimore to Halltown connecting with Routes North and South described in White Route Book No. 2
New York: Touring Bureau. The White Company, 1907. [1], 121-144p, illustrations, map. 25 x 12 cm. Stapled illustrated wrappers. Slightly soiled, short tear and chips, non detracting stain along the spine, staples rusted. No copies of this guide book found.
Item #21462
Price: $150.00
American Oratory or Selection From the Speeches of Eminent Americans
Philadelphia: Desilver, Thomas & Co. 1836. viii, 531p. 22 cm. Leather covers with raised bands on the spine and back morocco spine label in gilt. Corners bumped, spine leather cracking, joints rubbed, spine ends worn; foxing; prior owner's signature on the front free endpaper. A good copy.
Item #21440
Price: $75.00
Speech of Mr. Smyth, on the restriction of slavery in Missouri. Delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States, January 28, 1820
[Washington]: 1820. 36p. 19cm. Removed. Foxing. Piece of bottom edge of first page torn away, otherwise in good condition.
Item #19875
Price: $150.00
American Rebellion. Report of the Speeches of the Rev. Henry Ward Beecher, Delivered at Public Meetings in Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Liverpool, and London and at the Farewell Breakfasts in London, Manchester, and Liverpool.
Manchester: Union and Emancipation Society, 1864. Frontis, 175p. 21cm. Disbound. In good condition.
Item #4269
Price: $45.00
Nebraska: A Poem, Personal and Political
Boston: John P. Jewett, 1854. 42p. 18cm. Wrappers. Soiled, still in good condition.
Item #4166
Price: $40.00
The Letter of Columbus on the Discovery of America.
Printed by the Trustees of the Lenox Library, 1892. 61p. 19cm. Red cloth in gilt. A bright copy in very good condition.
Item #13455
Price: $75.00


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