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THE NORTHERN LIGHT; DEVOTED TO FREE DISCUSSION, AND TO THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE, MISCELLANEOUS KNOWLEDGE, AND GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. Volumes I - III
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THE NORTHERN LIGHT; DEVOTED TO FREE DISCUSSION, AND TO THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE, MISCELLANEOUS KNOWLEDGE, AND GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. Volumes I - III

by Edited By John A. Dix

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1841
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Albany, NY: Printed by Charles Van Benthuysen , 1841. Volumes I - III, April 1841 - April, 1844. Bound in contemporary quarter leather over marbled boards, tan end papers, Very Good, 3" chip front end paper, wear at edges of boards, front board recently professionally reattached, marginal dark stain first third of pages, not affecting text. The principal contributors to… Read more about this item
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The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1763 (Volume 6). The Fifth Edition
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The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1763 (Volume 6). The Fifth Edition

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Fifth Edition
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1782
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London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1782. [2], 307, [5], pp/ with 4 maps at end. Bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, marbled end papers and edges, Near Fine, light rubbing at edges, the front board recently professionally reattached, a quite handsome copy, this year of the Register known for its 4 maps, all of which are lovely in… Read more about this item
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(contains Early Printing of U.S. Constitution) The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1787 (Volume 29)
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(contains Early Printing of U.S. Constitution) The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1787 (Volume 29)

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1789
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London: Printed for J. Dodsley (vols. 1 and 2) and for W. Strahan, T. B, 1789. Contains perhaps the first English printing of the U.S. Constitution - "Articles of the New Constitution of the United States of America, entered into by a Convention of all the States held at New York " on pages 289-300. Recently rebound in new half… Read more about this item
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(Railroad - Printing)- Currency) The Kendall Bank Note Co. 155 Broadway New York "We respectfully solicit the engraving and printing on steel of certificates of stock and bonds, for railroads."
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(Railroad - Printing)- Currency) The Kendall Bank Note Co. 155 Broadway New York "We respectfully solicit the engraving and printing on steel of certificates of stock and bonds, for railroads."

by The Kendall Bank Note Company

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New York: The Kendall Bank Note Company Single sheet, center fold, stiff paper, 9" x 7", folds to 4 1/2" x 7". Fine, as issued. No date circa 1877-1887, the company founded 1877 by George H. Kendall, it was renamed the New York Bank Note Company in 1887. With lovely engravings of a railroad train, bald eagle, and cherub… Read more about this item
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Works: Final Report, Part 1 (1890), Part 2 (1892), New Mexico Pueblos & Pecos Pueblo, Vol. 1 (1881), Hemenway Expedition, Vol. 2 (1890), New Mexico (in Bulletin of the Archaeological Institute of America, 1883), and Index to Final Report (1942)
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Works: Final Report, Part 1 (1890), Part 2 (1892), New Mexico Pueblos & Pecos Pueblo, Vol. 1 (1881), Hemenway Expedition, Vol. 2 (1890), New Mexico (in Bulletin of the Archaeological Institute of America, 1883), and Index to Final Report (1942)

by Bandelier, Adolph F.

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Cambridge/ Boston/ Albuquerque : Printed by John Wilson and Son / Published by A.Williams and Co. Six volumes handsomely bound in recent tan buckram, with the original front wrappers attached at front paste downs of each volume. A Fine and lovely set of original publications of Bandelier's works, with the blindstamps of author Jonathan E. Reyman, and occasional scholarly marginal… Read more about this item
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The American's Own Book; or the Constitutions of the Several States of the Union; Embracing the Declaration of Independence, Constitution of the United States, and the Constitution of Each State, with the Amendments, and Much Other Matter....
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The American's Own Book; or the Constitutions of the Several States of the Union; Embracing the Declaration of Independence, Constitution of the United States, and the Constitution of Each State, with the Amendments, and Much Other Matter....

by Bigelow, J.(ohn) R.

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1847
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New York: J. R. Bigelow; Stereotyped by C. Davison & Co., 1847. 515, [1, blank] pages, frontispiece of Signers of the Declaration, at each state entry an engraved illustration of the State seal. Bound in contemporary calf. Very Good, the calf worn and rubbed with small loss of leather at spine ends, period prior owner name front paste down,… Read more about this item
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(Association Copy)  The Best and the Brightest
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(Association Copy) The Best and the Brightest

by Halberstam, David

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First Edition
Published
1972
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Hardcover
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9780394461632
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New York: Random House, 1972. Presentation Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page -"Dear Sandra, Don't let the Hill get you down. Stand with him while he's right, and part with him when he's wrong. David". A great political Association Copy, Sandra obviously being a Congressional staffer known to the author given his use of first… Read more about this item
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(Civil War, Medicine, Indiana)  A Civil War Archive of Medical Interest
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(Civil War, Medicine, Indiana) A Civil War Archive of Medical Interest

by Various

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1862
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1862. A large Civil War archive dated 1862-1865 featuring a Company Morning Reports ledger for Company B, 52nd Regiment of Indiana Volunteers (with reports dated January 1862 to September, 1863), and 22 separate documents, including two discharge papers, orders to conduct an investigation into missing medical supplies, medical inventory lists, travel documents, orders establishing an ambulance corps, manuscript letters, sick… Read more about this item
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(Miniature Book) Addresses of Abraham Lincoln
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(Miniature Book) Addresses of Abraham Lincoln

by Lincoln, Abraham

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Published
1929
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Kingsport, Tenn.: Training Division, Kingsport Press, 1929. SCARCE with a custom handmade walnut two-piece case and with original glassine unprinted jacket. 7/8" x 5 /8", [3]-139 pages, (1), colophon page ("These miniature editions of Lincoln's addresses originated with the students of the Training Division of the Kingsport Press. The initial edition won a first prize at the 1928… Read more about this item
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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of his Life, written by himself : together with Essays, humourous, moral and literary ; chiefly in the manner of the Spectator. : In two volumes. Volume I [-II].
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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of his Life, written by himself : together with Essays, humourous, moral and literary ; chiefly in the manner of the Spectator. : In two volumes. Volume I [-II].

by Franklin, Benjamin; Price, Richard; Stueber, Henry

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1800
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Huntingdon, (Pennsylvania) : [publisher not identified] Printed for the proprietor,, 1800. Two volumes bound as one in original calf, Vol 1, vi, [1], 8-156 pages; Vol. 2, 117 pages. Frontispiece portrait of Franklin in beaver skin hat engraved by J. Bannerman. Preface includes a letter by Richard Price. Pages 96-147 of v. 1 have the continuation of Franklin's life… Read more about this item
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(WWI Broadside)  for the Boys at Camp Fremont * Mammoth Patriotic SONG FESTIVAL Stanford Stadium, Palo Alto SUNDAY JUNE 9th, at 2 P.m. * SCHUMANN-HEINK World's Greatest Contralto Soloist * Greatest Open Air Concert Ever Held in America
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(WWI Broadside) for the Boys at Camp Fremont * Mammoth Patriotic SONG FESTIVAL Stanford Stadium, Palo Alto SUNDAY JUNE 9th, at 2 P.m. * SCHUMANN-HEINK World's Greatest Contralto Soloist * Greatest Open Air Concert Ever Held in America

by (Schumann-Heink, Ernestine)

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1918
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San Francisco: Walter N. Brunt Press, 1918. 14" h x 10 1/2" w World War One broadside printed on newsprint by Walter N. Brunt Press, 880 Mission St., S.F. No year given, but (1918). Very Good, small edge tears and chips, light creasing. Billed as the "Greatest Open Air Concert Ever Held in America" with "17,000 Good Seats". Presented… Read more about this item
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New Frontiers
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New Frontiers

by Wallace, Henry A.

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1934
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New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1934. SIGNED BY AUTHOR at front end page, and SCARCE thus. First Printing, no additional printings stated. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket, small stains at fore edge, discarded from the library of Winter Park Towers, a senior living facility in Winter Park, FL, with markings indicating so at front end page ( stamp… Read more about this item
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Historical and Genealogical Records of the Devenish Families of England and Scotland ; with an Inquiry Into the Origin of the Family Name and Some Accounts of the Family Lines Founded by Them in Other Countries
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Historical and Genealogical Records of the Devenish Families of England and Scotland ; with an Inquiry Into the Origin of the Family Name and Some Accounts of the Family Lines Founded by Them in Other Countries

by Devenish, Robert J. and McLaughlin, Charles H.

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Limited and Numbered First Edition
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1948
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Chicago: Privately Printed/ the Lakeside Press, 1948. An unnumbered copy of 100 copies "Presented with the compliments of the author". xvii, 409 pages. Fine in original blue cloth, gilt rules bordering covers and gilt lettering at spine, top edge gilt. With 8 illustrations and 11 fold-out genealogical charts. SCARCE. . Limited and Numbered First Edition. Cloth. Fine/No Jacket. 4to -… Read more about this item
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A History Of The American People, In Five Volumes, Illustrated With Portraits, Maps, Plans, Facsimiles, Rare Prints, Contemporary Views, Etc.
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A History Of The American People, In Five Volumes, Illustrated With Portraits, Maps, Plans, Facsimiles, Rare Prints, Contemporary Views, Etc.

by Wilson, Woodrow

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1902
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New York and London: Harper & Brother Publishers, 1902. Complete five volume set bound in original red cloth lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, Near Fine, the spines a shade sunned, light rubbing at edges. Volume I: The Swarming of the English; Volume II: Colonies and Nation; Volume III: The Founding of the Government; Volume IV: Critical Changes and… Read more about this item
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[Ledgers]  Original Manuscript Store Ledger for J. W. Beaman General Merchandise (also Beaman & Mosher), Wells, PA 1880-1884
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[Ledgers] Original Manuscript Store Ledger for J. W. Beaman General Merchandise (also Beaman & Mosher), Wells, PA 1880-1884

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1880
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Wells, PA: J. W. Beaman, 1880. Folio ledger book bound in quarter polished calf over suede, four raised bands with black morocco labels in gilt, marbled end papers. (52) alphabet index pages followed by 525 numbered pages. With 4 pieces of ephemera laid in, 3 receipts for J. W. Beaman and Beaman & Mosher, and one receipt for Tioga &… Read more about this item
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[Works.] (The Works of William H. Prescott); Illustrated Cabinet Edition. In 16 Volumes
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[Works.] (The Works of William H. Prescott); Illustrated Cabinet Edition. In 16 Volumes

by William Hickling Prescott; George Ticknor

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Illustrated Cabinet Edition
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1837
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New York: Merrill and Baker, 1837. 1837-1886. v. 1-2. The Conquest of Peru.--v. 3-5. The Conquest of Mexico.--v. 6-8. Ferdinand and Isabella.--v. 9-11. The Reign of Charles V.--v. 12-14. The Reign of Philip II.--v. 15. Miscellanies.--v. 16 Life of William H. Prescott, by George Ticknor. SCARCE, Complete 16 volume set bound in half morocco over marbled boards, marbled… Read more about this item
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The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American Army, Through the Revolutionary War; and the First President of the United States . In Two Volumes
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The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American Army, Through the Revolutionary War; and the First President of the United States . In Two Volumes

by Bancroft, Aaron

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1826
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Boston: T. Bedlington, 1826. Two volumes, finely bound in 19th c. half red morocco over marbled boards. From the collection and with the book plate of H. O. Havemeyer, Jr. designed by J. W. Spenceley Boston 1905 on the front paste down. Havemeyer was president of the National Sugar Refining Company and came from a notable family of art… Read more about this item
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The Missouri Land & Live Stock Co. Have for Sale a Large Amount of Fine Fruit & Agricultural Lands in Stone and Christian Counties MO. At Low Prices and on Easy Terms
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The Missouri Land & Live Stock Co. Have for Sale a Large Amount of Fine Fruit & Agricultural Lands in Stone and Christian Counties MO. At Low Prices and on Easy Terms

by John M. Purdy, Manager

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Neosho. Missouri/ St. Louis : Missouri Land and Live Stock Company/ Woodward & Tiernan Printing Co No date, after 1881, circa mid-1880s to mid-1890s. Single Sheet, Folded, 16 1/2" x 16 3/4" folded 4 times to make a 4 1/4" x 8 1/2" brochure. Verso a single map - "Map of Christian & Stone Counties Missouri" measuring 16 1/2"… Read more about this item
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Gold Rush Steamers {{of the Pacific}}
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Gold Rush Steamers {{of the Pacific}}

by Wiltsee, Ernest A.

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Limited Edition
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1938
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San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1938. One of 500 copies printed at The Grabhorn Press. Near Fine, two small spots of browning to spine label. x, 367 pages, original white quarter cloth over peach buckram boards. A lovely copy. . Limited Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Limited Edition.
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Golden Jubilee Catalog Sears, Roebuck and Co., Fall and Winter 1936-1937n, No. 173
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Golden Jubilee Catalog Sears, Roebuck and Co., Fall and Winter 1936-1937n, No. 173

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1936
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Chicago: Sears, Roebuck and Co., 1936. In publisher's original cloth bindingstamped in gilt, gold end papers, Very Good, with original paper wrappers well preserved, several pages noted with old tape repairs, one page noted with 4" bottom corner chip, lacking the table of contents page, rear order page detached and laid in. Uncommon in the cloth binding. . First Edition.… Read more about this item
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