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New York: S. Colman, 1839. 174pp., Small 8vo, brown embossed cloth with paper spine label; some foxing, and damp-staining in the margins. New York: S. Colman, 1839. First Edition. A novel in the form of a dialogue, based on an incident in Benedict Arnold's life before the West Point treason. Scarce.
Plattsburgh: J. W. Tuttle, 1852. A. D. 1777, before and after. Also Short Biographies of Lieutenant Samuel Allen and Dr. Jacob Roebeck. In addition some reminiscences of Lake Champlain, reprinted in part. 32pp. + errata slip. 8vo, beautifully bound in modern 1/2 red morocco, a few words in pencil in margin of one page, slightly underlined on a few pages, margins of title page and last page are lightly soiled. Plattsburgh: J. W. Tuttle, 1852. Ebenezer Allen served with Ethan...
New York: Yale Publishing, 1888. Nathan Hale; Sketches of John Andre and Beverly Robinson; Schemes of Aaron Burr and Benedict Arnold. Color folding map, text Illus. and facsimiles. xi, 196pp. 4to, original 1/2 blue cloth, corners and edges of boards worn, cloth and boards lightly soiled. New York: Yale Publishing, (1888). First Edition Folding map is a facsimile of the 1728 official map of New York City with the streets depicted.
Albany: Munsell, 1887. 2 portraits and 2 plates. 412pp. Thick 8vo, 3/4 blue morocco, lightly rubbed, marbled boards, t.e.g. Albany: Joel Munsell, 1887. Munsell's Histprical Series No. 16. This valuable journal records the British invasion from the North in the War of the Revolution. It is a most interesting addition to the admirable accounts left by Hadden and Pausch.
Williamsburg: Ben C. McCary, 1950. Travels in the Interior of the United States, to Bath Winchester, in the Valley of the Shenandoah...during of 1791. Translated and Edited by Ben C. McCary. xxvii, 182pp. 8vo, blue cloth, cloth soiled, first 3 pages with small area of light soiling to bottom margins. Williamsburg: Ben C. McCary, (1950). First complete translation of Bayard's travels in English. One of 325 copies that are numbered and initialed by the Ben C. McCary.
New York: Privately Printed, 1865. xi, 134pp. 8vo, contemporary 3/4 red morocco, head of spine lightly worn, morocco rubbed, page 5 with small dampstained in upper right corner margin that has been crudely repaired with tape. light foxing to margins of first few pages. New York: Privately Printed, 1865. Second Edition One of 80 copies. Author was New York's first Attorney General, chief justice of the New York Supreme Court, a member of the Continental Congress, and later a Representative...
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1919. Color Frontis. in each volume, b/w illus. 4 Vols. Thick 8vo, green cloth, leather spine labels, many pages in all volumes are slightly wavy, spines lightly rubbed on all volumes, spine labels chipped on some edges of all volumes, spines lightly sunned on all volumes, covers of all volumes are lightly soiled. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1919. Signed by the author. One of 500 numbered sets. Internally a bright, tight set.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1916. 4 VOLUMES. Color Frontis in each volume, black-and-white illustrations. 8vo, green cloth with gilt-lettering on the spines and facsimile signature front covers; some play to hinges, rubbed, wear at spine ends and corners. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, (Volumes I & II, 1916; Volumes III & IV, 1919). A very good set. Volume I: Frontiersman, Solder, Lawmaker 1755-1788; Volume II: Politician, Diplomatist, Statesman 1789-1801; Volume III: Conflict and Construction 1800-1815; Volume IV: The Building of the Nation 1815-1835.
1786. Exceedingly rare and historically important autographed document signed, 2 pages (front and back), oversize folio, 14.75 x 9 inches, signed twice "Barnabas Binney" (obverse and recto), November 21, 1786. In this document, Binney is agreeing to sell his various accumulated parcels of land under the guidance of Samuel Nicholson, in small part: "...in consideration of the sum of one thousand pounds Pennsylvania currency...I do hereby assign unto Samuel Nicholson, of the County of Franklin, all my right and title...