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    • A. A. GRANT, NEW YORK: ., 1895
    • Librería: Bookshop Family Album (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 632 p. Colored and monochrome maps (many double page). Highly indexed. Preliminary and terminal pages lightly soiled and slightly chipped; but maps are clean an bright throughout. Folio. 440 mm. Original full half leather binding. Broken. Hardbound. Good. A remarkable record of the commercial infrastructure of the U.S. at the end of the 19th Century. OVERSIZE 2 /YHS leer más
    • (HARRY E. FOREMAN, CHAMBERSBURG, PA): ., 1954
    • Librería: Bookshop Family Album (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: pp. 94, (2). Illustrated in the text with maps & photographs. Thin 8vo. 240 mm. Original gilt lettered full cloth binding with slight wear. XLib. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. A wonderful history of the places and people of early Franklin County, Pennsylvania. It was a wilderness settled by hardy Scotch-Irish pioneers. Includes much on the furnaces and forges of the ares. Though not genealogical many important individuals and families are mentioned. Very scarce. PA35 / YHS leer más
    • (HARRY E. FOREMAN, CHAMBERSBURG, PA): ., 1952
    • Librería: Bookshop Family Album (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: pp. 176. Illustrated in the text with photographs. Thin 8vo. 240 mm. Original full cloth binding with slight wear. XLib. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. A wonderful history of the places and people of early Franklin County, Pennsylvania. It was a wilderness settled by hardy Scotch-Irish pioneers, and now includes the Letterkenny Army Depot. Though not genealogical many important individuals and families are mentioned. Very scarce. PA35 / YHS leer más
    • (HARRY E. FOREMAN, CHAMBERSBURG, PA): ., 1950
    • Librería: Bookshop Family Album (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: pp. 81. Illustrated in the text with photographs. Thin 8vo. 240 mm. Original full cloth binding with slight wear. XLib. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. A wonderful history of the places and people of early Franklin County, Pennsylvania. It was a wilderness settled by hardy Scotch-Irish pioneers. Though not genealogical many important individuals and families are mentioned. Very scarce. PA35 / YHS leer más
    • PUBLISHED AT MACON, GEORGIA, BY THE J.W. BURKE COMPANY: ., 1924
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: pp. 44 + 2 page map. Small 12mo. 165 mm. Original printed wraps. Yapp edges. Very good. Eneas Africanus is perhaps the most popular pro-slavery text in U.S. history. Written and published by Harry Stillwell Edwards (1855-1938) in 1919, this tract claimed astronomical sales. At least 45 editions were published between 1920-2007. The story is one of a faithful slave retainer who searches for his old master for years during Reconstruction in order to return a fine young horse to him, and a prized trophy. His trail covered 3350 miles, through seven states, and lasted eight years. BLKAM 1. leer más
    • LIPPINCOTT, GRAMBO & CO., PHILADELPHIA []., 1853
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 84 pages, PLUS 25 leaves of plates, and a Frontis Portrait. 328 mm. Substantial age stain and foxing. A few leaves repaired and trimmed at margin. Original blue cloth binding, tooled and lettered in gilt. Well worn. Lacks spine. First edition. Hardbound. Fair, but complete. Seth Eastman (1808-1875) and his second wife Mary Henderson Eastman (1818-1887) were instrumental in recording Native American life. Eastman was an artist and West Point graduate who served in the US Army, first as a mapmaker and illustrator. He had two tours at Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory; during the second, exte... leer más
    • (GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, DC: )., 1862
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 26 p. 8vo. 225 mm. Disbound. Removed. Very Good. In 1861, Crisfield was elected as a Unionist from the 1st Congressional district of Maryland, serving one term from March 4, 1861 until March 3, 1863. Although Maryland remained loyal to the Union at the outbreak of the American Civil War, the state was divided on the question of slavery and the emancipation of Maryland slaves. On December 16, 1861 a bill was presented to Congress to emancipate slaves in Washington DC, and in March 1862 Lincoln held talks with Crisfield on the subject of emancipation. Crisfield however argued that freedom wou... leer más
    • KNAPP, PECK & THOMSON, AUBURN, NY: ., 1887
    • Librería: Bookshop Family Album (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: pp. xv, 579, (2) + 4 Engraved portraits + 5 Fold out maps in pockets, and other folding maps in the text. 270 mm. 4to. Original gilt lettered brown cloth binding, worn and broken at interior joints. Sewing still tight. XLib. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Prepared Pursuant to Chapter 361, Laws of the State of New York, of 1885, by Frederick Cook, Secretary of State. With Journals of Officers, Centennial Celebrations at Elmira, Seneca, Livingston, Cayuga Counties, and addresses, biographical sketches, letters and poems. John Sullivan (1740-1795) was an American General in the Revolutionary ... leer más
    • ARCHITECTURAL RECORD CO., NEW YORK, ., 1912
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: pp. (8), 600. Illustrated throughout. Tall 8vo. Early 1/4 leather binding, spine perished. With the ownership stamp of the Engineering Society of York County, PA. Text clean and tight, except that one page has a lower corner missing with slight loss of a picture. Hardbound. Good. Clinton W. Sweet began publication of The Architectural Record in 1891. He also published the Real Estate Record and Builders' Guide. Soon Sweet and Frederick Warren Dodge (who published an information service for builders and architects) formed a partnership. Together they also established Sweet's Indexed Catalogu... leer más
    • ARCHITECTURAL RECORD CO., NEW YORK, ., 1911
    • Librería: Bookshop Family Album (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: pp. (4), 462. Illustrated throughout. Tall 8vo. Early 1/4 leather binding, spine perished. With the ownership stamp of the Engineering Society of York County, PA. Text clean and tight, except that one page has blank marginal bit missing. Hardbound. Good. Clinton W. Sweet began publication of The Architectural Record in 1891. He also published the Real Estate Record and Builders' Guide. Soon Sweet and Frederick Warren Dodge (who published an information service for builders and architects) formed a partnership. Together they also established Sweet's Indexed Catalogue of Building Construction... leer más
    • ARCHITECTURAL RECORD CO., NEW YORK, ., 1911
    • Librería: Bookshop Family Album (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: pp. (6), 514. Illustrated throughout. Tall 8vo. Early 1/4 leather binding, spine perished; front board detached. With the ownership stamp of the Engineering Society of York County, PA. Text clean and tight. Hardbound. Good. Clinton W. Sweet began publication of The Architectural Record in 1891. He also published the Real Estate Record and Builders' Guide. Soon Sweet and Frederick Warren Dodge (who published an information service for builders and architects) formed a partnership. Together they also established Sweet's Indexed Catalogue of Building Construction, a publication intended to be ... leer más
    • WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC AND MANUFACTURING CO., PITTSBURG: -1912. APPROXIMATELY 65 CIRCULARS IN TWO ORIGINAL POST BINDINGS., 1907
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Approximately 65 Circulars in two original cloth covered post bindings. Large 8vo. 265 mm. x 180 mm. Soiling on the first leaf of the first circular, but otherwise quite clean. Very Good. XLib. With the ownership stamp of the Engineering Society of York County, PA. The scope and content of these circulars is rather remarkable, as was the vastness of the company itself. The circulars were certainly ephemeral and are VERY SCARCE today, with only a handful recorded in public or private collections. 'Organized in 1886 as the Westinghouse Electric Company with a force of 200 men, the name of the... leer más
    • PUBLISHED BY THE PRINCIPALS OF BALTIMORE COLLEGE (EDWARD MITCHETT, PRINTER) BALTIMORE: ., 1810
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: pp. xix, (5), 103 [all in a fin small Greek typeface], 159. May lack a leaf of Preface, but this may be common to all examples of this version. 12mo. 180 mm. Original full leather binding. Spine mostly gone; and front board detached. The Very Revd. Dr William Smith (1711-1787) was Dean of Chester and a famed British Greek and Latin scholar. LongiusThe Very Revd. Dr William Smith (1711-1787) was Dean of Chester and a Greek and Latin scholar. This essay on the sublime is one of his most interesting works. The Greek type used here is most unusual for an early American printing. AMER IMP 1 / YHS leer más
    • AUTOMOBILE TRADE DIRECTORY, NEW YORK: ., 1922
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: pp. 1039. Many ads and illustrations. Some color. Thick 8vo. 250 mm. Original publisher's red cloth binding. With the ownership stamp of the Engineering Society of York County, PA. Hardbound. Very Good. A great record of the American automobile supplies industry. It was called the 'Red Book' and was the standard reference for decades after the first issue in 1903. One ad really caught our eye. Printed in monochrome and bright blue it promotes the Brink window shield and shows a rare R. & V. Knight Model J auto. The R. & V. Knight was an Automobile produced by William H. VanDerVoort and Orla... leer más
    • BUFFALO FORGE COMPANY, BUFFALO, NY: -1915., 1913
    • Librería: Bookshop Family Album (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Approximately catalogs + one for Carrier. The details of the Carrier catalog are: CARRIER AIR WASHERS AND HUMIDIFIERS : APPLIED TO PUBLIC OFFICE AND INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS : With notes on humidity. Carrier Air Conditioning Company of America. New York, NY: 1913. 128 p. Illustrated. 8vo. 230 mm. Crisp original wraps. Everything in a string tied binder. Scarce. The Buffalo Forge Company was formed in 1878 to manufacture blacksmith's forges. Their product offerings were expanded to include drilling machines, and steam engines and pumps. Also heating equipment, industrial fans, dust collectors, a... leer más
    • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY/ LITERARY DIGEST BOOKS, NEW YORK AND LONDON: ., 1934
    • Librería: Bookshop Family Album (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 197 p. 4to. 300 mm. XLib. Original blue cloth binding. Hardbound. Fair. Highly illustrated with journalistic photos that document the first year of Roosevelt's initiatives (like the NRA; WPA; PWA; etc.), as well as the problems and controversies of that era. Lewis Hine and Arthur Gerlach were among the famous photographers that contributed images. Related newspaper and magazine clippings attached to endpapers. The author was assisted by Clare Booth Brokaw [Clare Booth Luce]. Though seen today as a propaganda piece for Roosevelt's liberal Democratic agenda, it stands as an essential document... leer más
    • PRINTED BY W. BULMER AND CO. CLEVELAND-ROW, ST. JAMES'S, LONDON: ., 1812
    • Librería: Bookshop Family Album (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: pp. 17, [2], 284 (i.e. 282). 8vo. 220 mm. Uncut. Deckle edged. Partially unopened. Some stain to title page. Original plain paper wraps. Very Good. First Edition. John, third Duke of Roxburghe (1740-1804), inherited in the family library a few valuable books. Starting with these, he built a magnificent and extensive library. His collection was mainly devoted to Incunabula; French chivalry & romances; early English and Italian literature; and Shakespeare and other early drama. The Roxbourghe Sale was a sensational event. The total (23,341 pounds) was beyond any other, and it initiated an era... leer más
    • EX OFFICINA PLANTINIANA (APUD JOANNEM MORETUM), ANTWERP, BELGIUM: ., 1606
    • Librería: Bookshop Family Album (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: pp. [1] (Engraved title), [14], 374, [1] (Engraved plate with a Volvelle), [31]. Small 4to. 230 mm. Original highly tooled full alum tawed vellum binding. On the front board is a central IHS device; and on the rear an aristocratic coat of arms. Beveled edges. Original thin decoratively twisted brass clasps. This is a famous emblem book, but in this edition the 100 emblems were issued in a separate volume. This volume does have however three important plates: the engraved title with at the center, a figure seated on a throne surrounded by students and others teaching, presumably this text; a... leer más
    • JOHANNE GRANION (GRANJON), PARIS, JANUARY IE: [1510-1520]., 1434
    • Librería: Bookshop Family Album (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 11 Leaves (of 12?). May lack a colophon, though the one other known example also has 11 leaves. Small 4to. 190 mm. Woodcut Title Vignette / Printer's Device. Gothic letter text. Highly decorative primary initial (a reverse S with Mary and saints). Cypher bookplate of Henry E. Olwell. Later (1860's) full leather binding tooled in blind. Brit. Mus. French p. 245. Not in Adams. Though attributed here to John of Antioch, Orthodox patriarch at the time of Alexius I Comnenus (1081-1118), it is unlikely a work from his pen. The text seems to deal more with the Council of Basle Convoked by Pope Mar... leer más
    • R. ROYSTON, LONDON: ., 1649
    • Librería: Bookshop Family Album (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: pp. [6], 263. Woodcut armorial device of Oxford on title page. Small 4to. Original full leather binding, broken and worn. Numerous early manuscript inscriptions and ownerships including: George & Margaret Steele (1743 & 1754) [Northwick?]; John Steele (1754); Thomas Littlewood at Kingston upon Hull; The Right Venerable Lord Viscount Audly Near Kingston upon Hull, 1759; Margaret Bysh (Bush?); Etc. First edition. Henry Hammond (1605-1660) was an eminent Royalist divine. A prolific biblical scholar, he was the first Englishman to compare manuscripts of the New Testament. He was the Chaplain to... leer más
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