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New York: Leavitt & Company, 1849. British Prisons and Prison Ships at New-York. Folding map of the Battle of Long Island. 268pp. 12mo, original blind-stamped brown cloth, spine ends expertly repaired with modern cloth, scattered foxing including map, upper left corner of map folded over. New York: Leavitt & Company, 1849. First Edition. Unsigned presentation copy. "The present volume completes a plan the compiler had some years since conceived, of collecting and arranging in chronological order, the scattered and fragmentary...
Paris: Chez Gueffier, 1791. ii, 96pp. 8vo, modern boards, leather label, spine ends and edges of boards rubbed, edges of corners worn and bumped, scattered light foxing. Paris: Chez Gueffier, 1791. Second Paris edition, revised and corrected, of Thomas Paine's Common Sense and translated by Antoine Griffet de Labaume. The first Paris edition was also printed in 1791. The first edition in French was printed in Rotterdam in 1776. Gimbel CS-65. Howes P-17.
New York: Vincent Parke, 1908. 10 volumes. Edited and annotated by Daniel Edwin Wheeler. Frontispiece each volume, tipped in goupilgravure of Paine from an engraving William Sharp in volume I. 8vo, grey cloth with paper spine labels, t.e.g. New York: Vincent Parke and Company, (1908). The Independence Edition of the Centenary Issue. A near fine set. Number 3 of 500 copies signed by the editor and annotator, Daniel Edwin Wheeler.
Albany: State of New York, 1909. Albany County Sessions. 1778-1781. Facsimiles. 3 vols. 4to, original tan buckram, page margins uncut, inner hinges strengthened on volume III, all volumes lightly soiled, spine ends of volume I and II are worn, spines and part of covers of volumes I and II darkened, edges of corners lightly worn on volume I and II. Albany: State of New York, 1909, 1910.
Albany: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1886. Translated and Annotated by William L. Stone. Illus. vi, 186pp. 8vo, original brown cloth, spine ends and edges of corners worn, corners bumped, paper label on spine worn, uncut, inner hinge weak, cloth lightly soiled. Albany: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1886. First Edition. "First printing of this manuscript." Howes P-140.
1804. 1 page, 4.5 x 7 inches, no place, March 23, 1804. This document, an agreement specifying that his nanny has been paid in clothing, bears two signatures -- one in rare form "Dr. Nathaniel Peabody" by the Revolutionary War militia leader, delegate to the Continental Congress, and noted colonial physician. Small closed tear on the uneven bottom edge; three small ink smudges. Very good(-) condition.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1970. Illus. 1072pp. 8vo, original black cloth, d.w. chipped and lightly soiled. New York: Oxford University Press, 1970. From the library of Wendell Garrett with his embossed stamp on the front flyleaf and his pencil annotations in some margins. Cloth has light dampstaining along top and bottom of the covers, The bottom margin of pages throughout and the endpapers are lightly dampstained.
New York: James Miller, 1854. Engraving. Uncolored. Image measures 18" x 15.25". Lovely circa 1833 portrait of Washington crossing the Delaware features George Washington dressed in military attire astride a rearing horse. In his right hand he holds a telescope while his left hand holds the reins. The horse wears ornate tack with the letter 'W' and an eagle and decorative headgear. In the backround in top left and bottom right soldiers can be seen marching forward and rowing across...