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Philadelphia: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1935. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Illustrated with many b/w plates. 362pp., short thick 4to, two-toned beige cloth (small private library stamps on front/rear endpapers and at base of spine; few pages dinged at bottom edge; rear inner hinge repaired, else very good). Philadelphia: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1935. Very good. A comprehensive study of the life and career of Oliver Evans, the inventor of high-pressure steam engines. Scarce. Limited edition of 500 copies, this.....
Philadelphia: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1935. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Illustrated with many b/w plates. 362pp., short thick 4to, two-toned beige cloth. Philadelphia: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1935. Very good (+). Signed by both authors. A comprehensive study of the life and career of Oliver Evans, the inventor of high-pressure steam engines. Scarce. Limited edition of 500 copies, this copy un-numbered.
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.
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.
Indianapolis: Guild Press, 2003. Signed. Illustrated in black & white. 169pp. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. (Indianapolis: Guild Press / Emmis Books, 2003). A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper. Signed and inscribed by Evan Bayh endpaper: "To Connie, A wonderful mother. With great gratitude for your years of friendship. Evan Bayn."
Paris: A. Quantin, 1884. Illustrated with two original Manet etchings "L'Odalisque Couchee" and "La Convelescente." 3 etched plates by Henri Guerard after Manet, 6 heliogravure plates after Manet, a facsimile letter, and other illustrations throughout. 150 pages. 8vo, contemporary half black calf over green boards; some scuffing to extremities. Paris: A. Quantin, 1884. First edition, complete with all illustrations. A very good(+) copy of this scarce book with very clean interior. Inscribed by the author to Gustav Geoffrey on a......
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: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2007. Map. 8vo, tan boards, d.w. New York: Sarah Chrichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (2007). Fairly juicy stain at rear foot, visible mostly on rear endpapers and bottom margins of last 30 pages Narrative of service in the government army of Sierra Leone. Boldly inscribed by the author on the title page.