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1920. Illustrated 126pp, 26pp blank, Oblong 4to, green buckram with gold border and manuscript title written in white. Signed by Abbott in ink, (1920). Some scuffs and stains to cover. Girls scrap book of newspaper clippings, circa 1898 many in color, about the Spanish American war. In the late 1800s, with the rising interest in scrapbooks, companies began selling blank scrapbook albums. Uncle Sam is a common national personification of the U.S. federal government or the country in general that.....
Philadelphia: Carey, 1829. 2 volumes. 311pp. +4pp. advertisements, 319pp. 8vo, original cloth-backed boards with paper spine labels. Modern protective red cloth covers. (bindings are well-rubbed overall but still firm; scattered foxing throughout), uncut edges. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey, 1829. First edition. Scarce. Very good (-). Large paper copy of the first edition. Very rare.
Paris: Fundacio Antoni Tapies, 1989. 3 volumes. Volume 1: 1943-1960. 548 pages with 983 illustrations, 133 in color. Volume 2: 1961-1968. 512 pages with 1027 illustrations, 189 in color. Volume 3: 1969-1975. 576 pages with 1303 illustrations, 253 in color. Tall, thick square 4tos, gray decorative cloth, d.w., slipcases. Paris: Fundacio Antoni Tapies - Editions Cercle D'Art, 1989-1992. Fine.
Madrid: Sucesores de Rivadeneyra, 1898. 2 volumes bound in one. Short thick 4to, handsomely rebound in recent 1/2 red morocco, with the original red wrappers bound-in. Madrid: Sucesores de Rivadeneyra, 1898, 1899. First Edition. A near fine copy. Vol. I: Negociaciones Diplomaticas desde el Principio de la Guerra con los Estados Uniedos. Vol. II: Conferencia de Paris y Tratado de Paz de 10 de Diciembre de 1898.
Paris: Robert Delpire, 1956. Profusely illustrated with b/w photogravures and some color images by Inge Morath. Slim 4to, pale gray cloth, with decorated cover designed by Picasso, printed mylar dust wrapper (chipped). Paris: Robert Delpire & London: Photography Magazine, (1956). A very good copy in a poor dust wrapper.
Santa Cruz, Tenerife: 1805. 3 pages (front and back), each measuring 8 x 6 inches, no place (but on the mainland), no date, but shortly after November 4, 1805. Signed: "C[arlo]s Carrasco," possibly a relative of Naval officer and explorer Juan Carlos Carrasco, to [His Lordship] Roberto de Herrera, Santa Cruz, Tenerife, translated in part: "...I have written Your Worship a number of letters with the news of the day. I do not know whether they have reached you...I hope.....