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.
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1922. 3.5 x 4.25 inches, no place, no date, circa 1922, in Gaelic [translated: Glendalough House Annamoe [?] County Wicklow Eire / Ireland Yours very sincerely Robert Barton] and his full signature in Gaelic and English -- a very early and important item. Fine condition. Irish Nationalist and politician who participated in the negotiations leading up to the signature on the Anglo-Irish Treaty. As an officer in World War I, he was stationed in Dublin during the 1916 Easter Uprising.....
Madrid: 1963. In Spanish. 340 pages, 8vo, blue cloth with gilt stamping (front hinge repaired), heavily worn dust wrapper in a mylar sleeve. Madrid, (1963). A very good(-) copy in a poor dust wrapper. Presentation copy with a five-line inscription on the title page to Spanish diplomat Pedro Prat de Nantouillet, dated 1965. Prat's initials appear on the dust wrapper.
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."
London: Grant Richards, 1899. Illustrated with 24 single-sided lithographic plates, each printed in color with humorous drawings by F. Carruthers Gould and poems by Begbie. Short slim 4to, red cloth-backed pictorial boards (minor edgewear and neatly re-enforced hinges). London: Grant Richards, 1899. First edition. A near fine clean copy of this rather scarce book - A parody of Hoffman's children's book which lampoons British political figures of the era.