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Report of a visit to some of the tribes of Indians, located west of the Mississippi River by LANG, John; TAYLOR, Samuel

1843 True 1st INDIAN Tribes Lang & Taylor Report on Cherokee Native Americans John Lang and Samuel Taylor were 19th-century American explorers who are remembered for their time spent with Native American Indians. Wagner-Camp's notes on this expedition: "L...

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Underground City; or, the Child of the Cavern by Verne, Jules / Kingston, W.H.G (translator)

Philadelphia: Porter & Coates Circa 1883. Brown/black decorative boards, gilt title on spine and front, brown endpapers, 246 pages. Boards lightly smudged, rubbed along edges and sides of spine, rubbed and chipped on ends of spine, corners rubbed an...

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Pocket List of Old Swords (Shinto Bengi Ryaku) 新刀弁疑略 (しんとべんぎりゃく) by KAMADA, Mabire

1834 Japanese Samurai Katana Woodblock New Blade Shinto Bengi Ryaku Mabire Sword An interesting Edo and Meiji woodblock-print of 'New Blade.' "Shintobengiryaku" is a study on Japanese swords published in 1834 Kamata Mabire, Kamata Natae's son, a samurai ...

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The Italian Novelists; Selected From The Most Approved Authors In That Language; From The Earliest Days Down To The Close Of The Eighteenth Century: Arranged In An Historical And Chronological Series. Translated From The Original Italian. Accompanied With Notes, Critical And Biographical by Roscoe, Thomas (Editor); Bookplate Of Robert Washington Oates

London: W. Simpkin And R. Marshall, 1836. 2nd Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. Complete In Four Volumes. Ornate Vellum Gilt Bindings, Spines With Black Morocco Labels And Entirely Tooled, Volume Number On Morocco Label At Bottom With"Lon...

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An oration on the sublime virtues of General George Washington : pronounced at the Old South Meeting-house in Boston, before His Honor the lieutenant-governor, the council, and the two branches of the Legislature of Massachusetts, at their request, on Saturday, the 8th of February, 1800 by AMES, Fisher

1800 1ed George Washington Oration by Fisher Ames Federalist Revolutionary WAR Fisher Ames was am 18th-century American congressman and one of the most important figures in the Federalist party. He vehemently supported President George Washington and is ...

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Biography of the Ukita Family Tree Kojima Bishū Hoden兒島備州補傳 (こじまびしゅうほでん) by ISHIZAKA, Kensō, 石阪堅壮編 石阪, 堅壮;

1880 1ed Ukita Clan Ishizaka Japanese Woodblock Tahei Kurita Illustrated Warrior An interesting Meiji woodblock-print of the 'Ukita Family Tree' chronicling the events of Ukita family from its founder Tahei Kurita serving the Hosokawa family and living i...

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Julia de Roubigne, Two Volumes in One by Mackenzie, Henry

Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1809. New Edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. Carey, M.. 198 pages, illustrated with portrait frontispiece. Both volumes of the story bound in one book. Original calf binding with red title block on spine and gilt titles and ...

From Scraps of American History


At the Graveside of Walt Whitman: Harleigh, Camden, New Jersey, March 30th. And Sprigs of Lilac by [Whitman, Walt]. Traubel, Horace, ed

First edition. Gray sewn paper wrappers with attached cover sheet. Two inch closed tear at head of spine, pages partially uncut. Contains various addresses and readings in honor of Whitman, along with several excerpts from his work. Apparently issued in a...

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Contes Fantastiques; Hoffmann; traduits par X. Marmier, précédés d'une notice par le traducteur [provenance: Thomas Bryan Clarke-Thornhill] by Hoffmann, E. T. A. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus); Marmier, Xavier, translator

Paris: Charpentier, 1874. Hardcover. Very Good +. viii, [2], 456 p.; 19 cm. Contemporary calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Black leather labels in second and third compartments with gilt-tooled title, author, and translator. Gilt...

From Classic Books and Ephemera


The Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley by Mary Shelley, Betty T. Bennett, Ed

Bennett, Betty T., Ed. "The Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley". First Editions. First Printings (other than volume I). First Printing as a three volume set. Fine in Very Good dust jackets. This is the standard and most complete collection.Quite scarc...

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Our western empire, or, The new West beyond the Mississippi : the latest and most comprehensive work on the states and territories west of the Mississippi by BROCKETT, L.P

1882 Our Western Empire America INDIANS California Gold Mining Atlas MAPS Texas 'Our Western Empire' is a late 19th-century treatise on the development and expansion of the American West. Written by L.P. Brockett, this work is one of the most thorough de...

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Miss Leslie's lady's house-book : a manual of domestic economy, containing approved directions for washing, dress-making, millinery by LESLIE, Eliza

1854 Eliza Leslie Lady House Book Domestic Economics Laundry Cooking PROVENANCE Eliza Leslie's 'Lady's House Book' is a mid-19th-century home and domestic economics books. This work is a manual on all-things-home; how to manage the various aspects of kee...

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Infantry tactics, for the instruction, exercise, and manoeuvres of the soldier, a company, line of skirmishers, battalion, brigade, or corps d'armee by CASEY, Silas

1865 Infantry Tactics Civil War General Silas Casey Brigade Illustrated 3v RARE Brigadier General Silas Casey published his "Infantry Tactics" at the requests of the Union Army when Lieutenant Colonel Hardee resigned his commission to fight for the Confe...

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The Works of Hannah More by MORE, Hannah

1848 Hannah More Strictures of Female Education Women's Rights Feminism 2v A rare and important collection of the complete works of the English writer, Hannah More. She played a critical role in the development of women's rights and education, as well as...

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[English Reprints] by various

1869 Famous English Literature Milton Latimer Selden James VI England Scotland "English Reprints" is a fascinating collection of famous pieces English literature. This five-volume set includes the following works: · The Revelation to The Monk of ...

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