Bryn Mawr: Franklin Press, 1956. 98 photo Illus., folding map. 276pp. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. chipped and lightly soiled, otherwise very good. Bryn Mawr: Franklin Press, (1956). Yachting cruises on Chesapeake Bay and Long Island Sound starting in 1897. This volume is a reprint of the Bryn Mawr, 1909 edition.
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Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1869. Illus. 12mo, original yellow decorated cloth, cloth lightly soiled, corners bumped, front endpaper and front flyleaf lightly soiled, lacks top of front flyleaf. Boston: Lee and Shepard, (1869). First Edition Author writes of the experiences of his brother, General Willard Barrows, in Iowa and on the Great Plains. Includes conflicts with American Indians. Howes B-188. Graff 196.
Washington: Francis Preston Blair, 1834. 24pp. 8vo, disbound, margins browned throughout, foxing to margins of title page. Washington: Francis Preston Blair, 1834. First Edition Author became postmaster general in 1829. Beginning in 1830, Barry was investigated by Congress for corruption. "He was charged with favoritism in making contracts for carrying the mails, with increasing payments to contractors far beyond the published schedules...Barry successfully refuted the charges..." DAB I, page 657. Sabin 3692.
New York: H. Dayton, 1860. Steel engraved portrait of Liincoln. 8vo, original publisher's purple blind stamped cloth, spine faded to tan and extremities lightly rubbed. Light scattered foxing. New York: H. Dayton, 1860. Very good. Authorized Edition. Text includes 10 speeches by Abraham Lincoln including the speech delivered at Cooper Union in New York City. Author was Washington correspondent for the New York Independent and Evening Post. Sabin 3724;.
Providence: Alfred Anthony, 1864. 287pp. Small 4to, original 1/2 green cloth, edges of boards worn, corners bumped. Providence: Alfred Anthony, 1864. First Edition Author was Secretary of State of Rhode Island for seventeen years starting in 1855. Under his tenure his organized the state papers and records of Rhode Island for publication.
Providence: A. Crawford Greene, 1856. A few portraits. 10 volumes. 8vo, original brown cloth. Providence: A. Crawford Greene, 1856-1865. The records begin in the year 1636 and end with state records for the year 1792. Volume one has been rebound in modern library buckram and was inscribed by the editor. John Bartlett was the Secretary of State of Rhode Island for seventeen years. All volumes, except Vol. I, are worn at the spine ends and have been crudely repaired with.....
New York: Yale Publishing, 1888. Color folding map, text illustrations and facsimiles. xi, 196 pages. Short slim 4to, original printed boards with blue cloth spine (corners and edges of boards worn and covers lightly soiled). New York: Yale Publishing, (1888). First edition. A good copy, internally clean. Folding map is a facsimile of the 1728 official map of New York City with the streets depicted.
R. N. Baskin, 1914. 6 portraits, plates. 252pp. 8vo, blue cloth, cloth lightly soiled, foxing to endpapers, front flyleaf, and last blank page. N.p., R. N. Baskin, 1914. First Edition. Presentation copy. Author was a prominent lawyer in Utah before becoming Mayor of Salt Lake City and later was Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Utah. From the library of the historical novelist, Kenneth Roberts, with his bookplate.
New York: Privately Printed, 1887. viii, 167pp. 12mo, rebound in modern blue cloth, leather label, with green cloth from original front cover mounted on front cover, some margins lightly soiled, otherwise very good. New York: Burr Printing House, 1887. First Edition Printed for private distribution.The first hundred pages are of a tour in Mexico. Author also visited San Francisco, the Napa Valley, Monterey, and Salt Lake City.
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.
Boston: T. Bedlington, 1818. 190 + iii pages. 24mo, full contemporary leather; leather worn at front, edges, and hinges of covers, pencil scribbling on flyleaf, corners of flyleaf torn, some toning and considerable foxing throughout. Boston: T. Bedlington, 1818. A very good(-) copy. Early American imprint.
New York: Derby & Jackson, 1856. With an Appendix, Comprising His Correspondence with the Navy Department respecting His Conquest of California...Together with His Speeches in the Senate of the United States, and His Political Letters. Frontis. 131pp. + 2pp. of publisher's ads. 8vo, rebound in modern 3/4 brown morocco, back cover lightly soiled on cloth, scattered light foxing including Frontis. New York: Derby & Jackson, 1856. First Edition. Howes B-259. Sabin 91904.
Port Jefferson: Times Steam Job Print, 1888. This volume contains the entire records from 1798 to March, 1856 inclusive, copied from the original records...and published by the authority of the town. xxix, 5-551pp. (with no loss of pages). 8vo, original green cloth, cloth lightly soiled, last blank page chipped in corner. Port Jefferson: Times Steam Job Print, 1888. First Edition.
New York: The Sun, 1855. 83pp. 12mo, modern brown cloth, original front wrapper bound in, front wrapper lightly soiled, and lacking upper right corner margin, small light dampstain to most upper right corner margins. New York: The Sun Office, 1855. Being an alphabetical arrangement of the names of the most prominent capitalists whose wealth is estimated at one hundred thousand dollars and upwards, with the sums appended to each name, and genealogical and biographical notices of the principal persons. Compiled.....
New York: Phelps & Fanning, 1851. And a Map and Seal for Each State in the Union. 32 double-page maps including one of the United States, text Illus. 359pp. + one page of publisher's reviews of the book. 12mo, contemporary calf, crudely rebacked in 19th century brown leather with original leather label, edges of covers worn, covers rubbed, light dampstain, not affecting maps, some light foxing to text and margins of maps. New York: Phelps & Fanning, 1851. First Edition.....
Philadelphia: National Publishing Company, 1870. Being an Expose of the Secret Rites and Ceremonies of the Latter-Day Saints, with a Full and Authentic History of Polygamy and the Mormon Sect from Its Origin to the Present Time. Folding map of Utah, 37 Illus. 540pp. + 4pp. of publisher's ads. 8vo, contemporary full tan sheep, black leather spine label, covers blind-stamped, bottom of spine and edges of corners worn, sheep lightly soiled, inner hinges strengthened, blank preliminary and blank page at.....
Paris: Alexis Eymery, 1815. Folding map of Brazil with hand colored outlines. Two copperplate frontispieces. 3 volumes. 8vo, rebound in modern brown library cloth, ex libris stamps on title pages and the blank side of the map and the two plates, page margins uncut. Paris: Alexis Eymery, 1815. First Edition. With original wrappers and half-titles bound in each volume. Map has two small tears on right margin with no loss of text and that side has a small repair with.....