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Boston: Charles Tappan, 1845. 6 plates. xv, 612pp. 8vo, original brown cloth, spine ends and edges of corners worn, scattered light foxing, mostly to margins, including margins of all plates. Boston: Charles Tappan, 1845. Pages 1-228 are the text of the Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. Pages 229-538 are the continuation of Franklin's life by Jared Sparks.
Boston: Gray & Bowen, 1832. Detailing Events in the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and in the Political History of the United States. Frontis. 3 Vols. 8vo, original 1/2 green cloth with original paper labels, label chipped on volume III, all volumes with scattered foxing, all volumes lightly dampstained on spines. Boston: Gray & Bowen, 1832. First Edition Howes S-817. Internally, a tight bright set.
Cambridge: Hilliard and Brown, 1828. xii, 325pp. 8vo, original 1/2 brown cloth and brown boards with original paper label, front cover detached, spine worn, edges of boards worn, scattered light foxing, margins uncut, cloth and boards lightly soiled. Cambridge: Hilliard and Brown, 1828. First Edition. John Ledyard, an American marine, sailed with Captain James Cook on Cook's third Voyage. "At Nootka Sound, which was reached in March, 1778, he (Ledyard) began to picture the vast possibilities of the northwestern fur.....
Boston: 1825. 1 page, 10 x 8 inches, Boston, December 1825, written to the publishing house of Carey & Lea regarding the publication Atlantic Souvenir,in part: "...to secure the greatest degree of patronage, it will be wise to have all the engravings illustrate American scenery, all the tales confined to American subjects, and your writers from every part of the Union..." Uneven toning with fraying along the right-hand margin. Good condition. American historian who served as President of Harvard University.....
London: Henry Colburn, 1839. ...His Diaries and Speeches; and Various Miscellanneous Papers relating to His Habits & Opinions. Frontis. in each volume. 2 Vols. 8vo, original pink cloth with modern polished calf spines., ex-lib with rubberstamps on margins of title pages on both volumes, a small amount of light foxing, mostly on margins, otherwise very good. London: Henry Colburn, 1839. Howes S-816. Baker, Bibliotheca Washingtoniana 232.
1839. A.L.S., 4to, 1 page, Cambridge, December 23, 1839. Written to Reverand Samuel Gilman, forwarding a book, in part... "I have requested the publishers to send you a copy of "History of Ferdinand and Isabella", a new work just published in Boston. Boldly signed and in fine condition. American historian who served as President of Harvard University 1849-1853.