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Boston: Belknap and Hall, 1793. Folio, 4 pages, light foxing, lower right corner of front page with seven inch expertly repaired tear with partial loss of some words, center fold repaired in margin. Boston: Belknap and Hall, 1793. An entire issue of a Boston newspaper with mostly political content. The American Apollo was only published from January 6, 1792 to December 25, 1794. The entire front page is an article by William Fox, the political reformer, pamphleteer, and bookseller from...
Philadelphia: Charles & Ralston, 1800. Containing A History of the principal Events of his Life, with Extracts from his Journals, Speeches to Congress, and Public Addresses: Also, A Sketch of his Private Life. 243pp. 24mo, contemporary tree calf, red leather spine label, front hinge cracked but holding, spine ends and corners worn, many pages with light foxing, light dampstain to top margin of title-page and page 243, modern bookplate, previous ownership inscription dated 1803 on front flyleaf. Philadelphia: Charles &...
Mount Vernon: Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union, 1982. Many color photo Illus. by Ted Vaughan. 116pp. 4to, green cloth, d.w., d.w. and cloth lightly dampstained, d.w. lightly soiled, many right margins slightly wavy, but not dampstained, Mount Vernon: Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union, (1982). Inscribed by the photographer, Ted Vaughan.
William Pate, 1861. Lithograph. 22 1/2" x 30". Repair to upper margin, minor surface abrasions, in good condition. Historical scene depicting president George Washington laying on his bed before his death. Martha Washington sits on a chair and clasps her hands together, while two men behind his bed, presumably doctors look on harrowingly, and an African-American man, likely a slave, stands off to the side. Some scuffing and repairs. A significant moment in American history.
New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1942. Endpapers printed with maps. 316 pages, 8vo, tan cloth, dust wrapper (wrapper quite worn, old tape repairs on the verso). New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1942. First edition. A very good copy in a good dust wrapper. Signed in full by the author on the half title page.
New York: John F. Fleming. Proclamation of the Louisiana Purchase signed by Jefferson and Madison with the Seal of the United States. Facsimiles. 54pp. 4to, pr. wrs. New York: John F. Fleming, n.d., circa 1976. Near Fine Auction catalogue. Several documents described in this catalogue were by or to George Washington.