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1.

Speech of Mr. Ashley, of Arkansas, on the annexation of Texas : delivered in the Senate of the United States, February 22, 1845.

Washington: Printed at the Globe Office 1845. First Edition. 12 pages. 8vo. Self wrappers. Uncut and unopened. Multiple folds as if for mailing. Light soiling/foxing. Very Good. Pamphlet.

Streeter, Texas; no. A34. Scarce with only six copies in OCLC/Worldcat as of this writing. Rarebookhub notes only the Park Bernet... more>
Speech of Mr. Ashley, of Arkansas, on the annexation of Texas : delivered in the Senate of the United States, February 22, 1845. C. Ashley.
 
Item #26469
Price: $175.00  
2.

Pumping Machinery. A Practical Hand-Book relating to the Construction and Management of Steam and Power Pumping Machines. ... With upwards of Two hundred and sixty engravings, covering every essential detail in pump construction

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company 1899. Later printing. 447 pages. Publisher's dark green cloth with gilt titles. Bright and clean internally. Minor wear and soiling to the binding. With some wonderful fold-out engravings that would look beautiful framed. Very Good. Cloth.

Originally published in 1893, this appears to be... more>
Pumping Machinery. A Practical Hand-Book relating to the Construction and Management of Steam and Power Pumping Machines. ... With upwards of Two hundred and sixty engravings, covering every essential detail in pump construction. William M. Barr.
 
Item #26437
Price: $40.00  
3.

Memoir of John Cheney Engraver

Boston: Lee and Shepard 1889. First Edition. 53 pages, original brown cloth. Upper spine bumped. Endpapers browned, not uniformly. Gilt titling on front board still bright and clean (spine blank). Near Fine. Cloth.

A memoir including numerous letters. A note in rear from Charles Henry Hart (A B Durand's... more>
Memoir of John Cheney Engraver. Ednah D. Cheney.
 
Item #12676
Price: $35.00  
4.

Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts including Americana Sale 1450 Thursday December 16, 2004

New York: Christie's [ Christies ] 2004. First Edition. 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches. 491 pages, with 702 lots. Printed wrappers. Major auction catalog. Includes auction results (prices realized). Near Fine. Wraps. more>
Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts including Americana Sale 1450 Thursday December 16, 2004. Christie's New York.
 
Item #26432
Price: $25.00  
5.

The Origins of Cyberspace Wednesday 23 February 2005 Christie's Auction Catalog

New York: Christie's [ Christies ] 2005. First Edition. 247, [1] pages. 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches. Publisher's original color printed wrappers. A crisp clean copy with minor wear. INCLUDES copy of PRICES REALIZED and the SALEROOM NOTICE (corrections to lot items). Fine. Wraps.

255 lots well described... more>
The Origins of Cyberspace Wednesday 23 February 2005 Christie's Auction Catalog. Christie's New York.
 
Item #26475
Price: $65.00  
6.

Science Fiction : The Illustrated Encyclopedia

London, New York, Stuttgart: Dorling Kindersley 1995. First American Edition. 312 pages. Large 4to. 10 x 11 3/4 inches. Publisher's black boards with printed dust jacket. SIGNED by author John Clute on the title page. One page corner lightly creased. Crisp clean copies noting some rubbing to the dj. Near... more>
Science Fiction : The Illustrated Encyclopedia. John Clute.
 
Item #26440
Price: $45.00  
7.

Holland-American year book, for 1888. First Part. With sketches of prominent descendants of Holland, articles in Prose, Verse, &c.

New York: Morris Coster [ 1887 ]. First Edition. 32 pages plus plates of luminaries. Original orange printed wrappers. With cover illlustration of the "City Tavern in New Amsterdam, 1652". Minor chipping to the extremities, and overall soiling. Clean internally with the occasional smudging. Good. Wraps.

The editors note... more>
Holland-American year book, for 1888. First Part. With sketches of prominent descendants of Holland, articles in Prose, Verse, &c. Morris Coster.
 
Item #26434
Price: $75.00  
8.

300 Contract Bridge Hands The First World Championship for the Charles M. Schwab Trophy Official Record Reviewed and Explained By Ely Culbertson Captain of the Victorious American Team

New York: The Bridge World Inc. 1933. First Edition. [4], 7-390 pages. 8vo. Original pebbled black cloth with embossed titles. Browning to the endpapers as usual, with occasional spot of soiling internally. Binding is sound with wear at the corners and head/tail spine panel and joints. Good. Cloth.

The... more>
300 Contract Bridge Hands The First World Championship for the Charles M. Schwab Trophy Official Record Reviewed and Explained By Ely Culbertson Captain of the Victorious American Team. Ely Culbertson.
 
Item #13350
Price: $50.00  
9.

Elesco locomotive superheaters : instructions for installation, operation, maintenance, repairs.

New York and Chicago: The Superheater Company 1925. Fourth Edition. 87 pages. 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. Stiff brown printed wrappers with cloth spine. Overall soiling, a used copy. Good. Boards.

"The instructions given herein are based on experiences gained from the maintenance and operation of Elseco fire... more>
Elesco locomotive superheaters : instructions for installation, operation, maintenance, repairs. Elesco Superheater Company.
 
Item #26438
Price: $50.00  
10.

Geer's Hartford City Directory for 1856-57 : Containing every kind of desirable information for Citizens and Strangers. with Engravings of ChurchEdifices, and other City Public Buildings & a Large New Map of the City, also, Maps of all the Railroad Maps in Connecticut. ... No. 19 ; June 1856 to June 1857, Published Annually in the Month of May

Hartford: Printed and Published by Elihu Geer, No. 16 States Street 1856. First Edition. 4-11, [3], xv-xxiv, [folding map], xxxiii-xxxvi, [37]-337 pages. Front pastedown is page 4. Page 337 is rear pastedown. Foldout city map is in excellent condition, although tightly trimmed and with minor spotting. Original publisher's brown cloth... more>
Geer's Hartford City Directory for 1856-57 : Containing every kind of desirable information for Citizens and Strangers. with Engravings of ChurchEdifices, and other City Public Buildings & a Large New Map of the City, also, Maps of all the Railroad Maps in Connecticut. ... No. 19 ; June 1856 to June 1857, Published Annually in the Month of May. Elihu Geer.
 
Item #26488
Price: $125.00  
11.

Hemenway Southwestern Expedition : Hopi Songs ... a Journal of American Ethnology and Archaeology Fifth and Concluding Volume

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company 1908. First Edition. xi, [2], [3]-235 pages. 4to. Printed tan boards with black lettering. Spine sunned and scuffed, shelfworn. Sound and clean internally, noting stamp "SECRETARY" on front flyleaf. Very Good. Boards. more>
Hemenway Southwestern Expedition : Hopi Songs ... a Journal of American Ethnology and Archaeology Fifth and Concluding Volume. Benjamin Ives Gilman.
 
Item #11098
Price: $40.00  
12.

Forever Peace

Jensen. New York: Ace Books 1997. First Edition. [10], 326 pages. Publisher's two-tone paper boards with printed dj. 8vo. A crisp clean unread copy noting a bit of rubbing to the dj. Boldly SIGNED by Haldeman on the title page. Fine / Fine. Boards.

1998 Hugo Winner, Nebula award for best novel. more>
Forever Peace. Joe Haldeman.
 
Item #26485
Price: $50.00  
13.

Indian Pathfinder HAVOLINE TOURS Book 10 Georgia, Florida

New York: Havoline Oil Company ; Indian Refining Company c1911. First Edition. 64 pages. 5 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches. Brown printed wrappers. Brown tinted paper throughout (by design). Sound and clean. Minor wear to the extremities. Near Fine. Pamphlet.

One of a series of 15 booklets put together... more>
 
Item #25963
Price: $50.00  
14.

Indian Pathfinder HAVOLINE TOURS Book 13 Missouri, Kansas

New York: Havoline Oil Company ; Indian Refining Company c1911. First Edition. 64 pages. 5 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches. Brown printed wrappers. Brown tinted paper throughout (by design). Sound and clean. Minor creasing to covers. Near Fine. Pamphlet.

One of a series of 15 booklets put together by... more>
 
Item #25964
Price: $50.00  
15.

Indian Pathfinder HAVOLINE TOURS Book 2 New England Section

New York: Havoline Oil Company ; Indian Refining Company c1911. First Edition. 64 pages. 5 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches. Brown printed wrappers. Brown tinted paper throughout (by design). Sound and clean. Some pages with waving to the paper (but no evidence of any water - by design??). Includes errata... more>
Indian Pathfinder HAVOLINE TOURS Book 2 New England Section. Havoline Oil Company; Indian Refining Company.
 
Item #26461
Price: $50.00  
16.

Indian Pathfinder HAVOLINE TOURS Book 3 Philadelphia, Eastern Penn., New Jersey

New York: Havoline Oil Company ; Indian Refining Company c1910. First Edition. 64 pages. 5 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches. Brown printed wrappers. Brown tinted paper throughout (by design). Sound and clean. Several pages tightly trimmed with minor loss to outside margin of textblock. Near Fine. Pamphlet.

One of... more>
 
Item #25959
Price: $40.00  
17.

Indian Pathfinder HAVOLINE TOURS Book 4 Western Pennsylvania, Southern Ohio, West Virginia

New York: Havoline Oil Company ; Indian Refining Company c1910. First Edition. 64 pages. 5 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches. Brown printed wrappers. Brown tinted paper throughout (by design). Sound and clean. Near Fine. Pamphlet.

One of a series of 15 booklets put together by the Touring Bureau of... more>
 
Item #25960
Price: $50.00  
18.

Indian Pathfinder HAVOLINE TOURS Book 8 Illinois

New York: Havoline Oil Company ; Indian Refining Company c1911. First Edition. 64 pages. 5 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches. Brown printed wrappers. Brown tinted paper throughout (by design). Sound and clean. A few minor creases. Near Fine. Pamphlet.

One of a series of 15 booklets put together by... more>
 
Item #25961
Price: $50.00  
19.

Salmagundi; or, the Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff, Esq and Others ... A new and improved edition, with tables of contents and a copious index. Volume II

Alexander Anderson. New York: David Longworth at the Shakspeare-Gallery 1814. Later printing. [2], [255]-550 pages. Volume II ONLY. Calf with red spine label, worn at corners and edges with some chipping to surface leather on spine. Sound. Browned with occasional foxing internally. Good. Boards.

A joint production of Washington... more>
Salmagundi; or, the Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff, Esq and Others ... A new and improved edition, with tables of contents and a copious index. Volume II. Washington; Irving Irving, James Kirke, William; Paulding.
 
Item #10304
Price: $45.00  
20.

Cowboys North and South

New York and London: Charles Scribner's Sons 1925. Later printing. xvii, 217, [1] pages. 4to. Grey cloth with black title embossing, and embossed cowboy/horse illustration in red.. Dust jacket is not price clipped ($3.50) with minor edgewear and sunning to spine. Previous owner name ("Buck Hamer") on half title. Near... more>
Cowboys North and South. Will James.
 
Item #26484
Price: $125.00  
21.

Report of the Commissioners appointed by authority of the City Council, to examine the sources from which a supply of pure water may be obtained for the City of Boston.

Boston [ Massachusetts ]: J. H. Eastburn 1845. First Edition. [4], 128, xxxii pages. 8vo. Self wrappers. Plus folded lithographed map of the vicinity of Boston showing sources of water (p.32) Full page charts are integral to the pagination. Complete. This copy with severely taped spine (effective but unsightly). Appendix... more>
Report of the Commissioners appointed by authority of the City Council, to examine the sources from which a supply of pure water may be obtained for the City of Boston. John B. Jervis, Walter R. Johnson, Benjamin Jr Silliman.
 
Item #26462
Price: $125.00  
22.

Nuns of the Battlefield

(Providence, Rhode Island): (The Providence Visitor Press) (1927). First Edition. ix, [1], 336 pages. 8vo. Publisher's green cloth gilt. Front hinge re-glued, corners bumped, and with rubbing and one stain to rear panel. Internally clean. EXTENSIVELY INSCRIBED by the author on the front flyleaf: "Hibernian Greetings and ??. Through good... more>
Nuns of the Battlefield. Ellen Ryan LL D. Jolly.
 
Item #9384
Price: $95.00  
23.

Asian Americans and the Supreme Court : A Documentary History

New York, Westport, Connecticut, London: Greenwood Press 1992. First Edition. xvii, [1], 1164 pages. Thick 8vo. Publisher's blue cloth with red and gilt front board insets. Brand new and unread. Fine. Cloth.

Critiques of Supreme Court decisions on litigations that Asian Americans brought before the Court over the past 150 years. more>
Asian Americans and the Supreme Court : A Documentary History. Hyung-Chan Kim.
 
Item #12631
Price: $45.00  
24.

Large Electric Power Stations their Design and Construction with Examples of Existing Stations ... English translation with 180 illustrations, including 7 plates

New York: D. Van Nostrand Company 1916. First Edition. xvi, 260 pages plus folding plates in rear. 4to. Publisher's red cloth with gilt spine titles and titles embossed in blind on the front cover. Signature of John A. Stevens on the front flyleaf, along with a stamp indicating shelf locations... more>
Large Electric Power Stations their Design and Construction with Examples of Existing Stations ... English translation with 180 illustrations, including 7 plates. Dr. G. Klingenberg.
 
Item #26467
Price: $95.00  
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[ Textiles ] Entstehung, Verhinderung, Beseitigung der Flecken in Wollenwaaren. Fünfundzwanzig Jahre praktischer Erfahrungen in Wollwäscherei, Spinnerei, Weberei, Walke, Appretur, Karbonisation, Färberei, Etc

Grünberg i. Schl: Friedr. Weiss Nachf. Verlag (Hugo Soderstrom) c1890. 340 pages. 8vo. Publisher's brown cloth embossed in black and gilt. Minor wear, with short tear to base of spine panel. Internally clean. Gold gilding for spine titles and covers bright and clean. Page edges marbled. Text in German. Very... more>
[ Textiles ] Entstehung, Verhinderung, Beseitigung der Flecken in Wollenwaaren. Fünfundzwanzig Jahre praktischer Erfahrungen in Wollwäscherei, Spinnerei, Weberei, Walke, Appretur, Karbonisation, Färberei, Etc. Otto Lobner, Loebner.
 
Item #10291
Price: $65.00  


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