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A Memorial of Christopher Columbus From the City of Boston in Honor of His Discovery of America, City of Boston - SIGNED BY A CITY COUNCILMAN IN 1893
1 A Memorial of Christopher Columbus From the City of Boston in Honor of His Discovery of America City of Boston - SIGNED BY A CITY COUNCILMAN IN 1893
Boston, MA, U. S. A. Order of the City Council 1893 Hard Copy Very Good+ No Jacket as Issued 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Signed by Local Official
Printed by Order of the City Council at the Press of Rockwell & Churchill, Boston, 1893. 71 pages. Signed on a front free page by a city councilman as follows: "Compliments, of Councilman Seth P. Smith Aug. 8, 1893". First Edition. Book is in Very Good+ condition: edge wear; corners bumped and lightly worn; light discoloration. Gilt design and print on boards and spine are bright; binding is tight and pages are clean. Contents are: Anniversary Celebration; Exercises at Boston Theatre; Oration by Prof. John Fiske; Appendix - Details of the Procession. Includes 7 full-page b/w illustrations: portrait of Columbus and photographs taken on or about Columbus Day in 1893 of a Statue of Columbus; City Hall; Faneuil Hall, Old State House Front; Old State House Rear; Boston Theatre Interior. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 A Salute to Two Centuries of Education in Wolcott Connecticut Museum of The Wolcott Historical Society
Wolcott, CT, U.S.A. The Wolcott Historical Society Stated 1st Edition Near Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The Wolcott Historical Society, Wolcott, CT, no date. 27 pages. Booklet is in Near Very Good condition: center signature loose from binding; fading on covers; light foxing; staples in binding rusted; pages are clean. 10 illustrations (b/w photographs). 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Across the Busy Years: Recollections and Reflections II Butler, Nicholas Murray
New York, New York, U.S.A. Charles Scribner's Sons 1940 First Edition Hard Copy Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
474 pages. Charles Scribner's Sons, NY, 1940. First Edition. Signed by author on front fly leaf, dated December 11, 1940. This is the 2nd volume of a 2-volume set. The contents of this volume 2 include: West Meets Immemorial East; A Summer to Remember, 1905; International Understanding and Peace (Visit to Copenhagen; Post-War Reconstruction Work in Europe; America's Unofficial Ambassador, 1921; Lectures on the Watson Foundation, 1923; Germany After the Great War; Mussolini and the New Italy; Vatican Library; Budapest, Vienna and Prague, 1931; Treaty of Versailles at Washington, 1919; Pact of Paris for the Renunciation of War; New Policies in Japan; Conference at Chatham House, 1935); An Episode of the Endless Adventure; When War Came in 1914; There is a History in All Men's Lifes; Repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment; American Political Problems Still Unsolved; Abraham Lincoln and His Son; That Amazing West of Ours; Companionship and Conversation. Book is in Good+ condition - has water stains on boards and light ripping on front board and on pages throughout book; staining on end pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Annual Report of the Adjutant General Of The State of Connecticut, For the Year Ending March 31, 1866 State of Connecticut. Adjutant-General's Office.
Hartford, CT, USA A. N. Clark & Co., State Printers 1866 Half-Leather Fair No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A. N. Clark & Co., Hartford, 1866. Book is in Fair condition: front hinge weak; front free end page loose; foxing; boards and spine worn and scraped; corners bumped and worn through; pencilled handwritten notes about some of the names in the Fifth Regiment Infantry and the Twentieth Regiment Infantry, but rest of book has no writing. The pencilled handwriting primarily specifies city names next to names of the soldiers, suggesting updated locations for those persons. In addition, there is a handwritten notation in pencil as follows, with an arrow pointing to the name of George W. Corliss (who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1897 for his heroism in 1862): "New York, Consult 'New York Sun' & New Haven Register about a Boarding House scandal - in which this person was concerned - " (Note: This quoted writing isn't entirely legible, but this appears to be what it says.) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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5 Athenae Batavae: De Leidse Universiteit / The University of Leiden, 1575-1975 Ekkart, R. E. O.
Leiden, Netherlands Universitaire Pers Leiden 1975 9060212223 / 9789060212226 Hard Copy Near Fine Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Universitaire Pers Leiden, Netherlands, 1975. Book is in Near Fine condition. Dust jacket is in Very Good condition: several small tears and chips on edges. This is an oversized book and may cost more to mail internationally. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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6 Autobiography Franklin, Benjamin
New York, New York, U.S.A. Chas. P. Young Company 1976 Limited Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Chas. P. Young Co., New York, 1976. 390 pages. Limited Edition. Bicentennial Edition of the Complete Yale University Text. 2,000 copies printed, and all were only for presentation to the friends of the Chas. P. Young Company and its divisions -- none were for sale. Edited by Leonard Labaree, Ralph L. Ketcham, Helen C. Boatfield, and Helene H. Fineman. This is a beautiful edition. The exterior boards have marbled paper with a gilt strip along both sides of the spine and gilt top edge. The dust jacket is antique white with the name of the book on the spine. Frontispiece is b/w reproduction of painting of Franklin by David Martin. Book is in Near Fine condition: there is a small mark on the exterior rear board. The dust jacket is in Very Good+ condition: part of it is yellowing from age; has a tear near the bottom front corner parallel to the bottom edge and a tiny nick on the top edge of the rear. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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7 Closet Red: A Marxist's Adventures Inside the Ruling Class Livingston, Bernard
New York, New York, U.S.A. Waverly Publishers 1985 0961568100 / 9780961568108 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed By Author
Waverly Publishers, NY, 1985. Inscribed by author on dedication page as follows: "To: Paul Pechter. For a Peaceful World! Bernard Livingston". First edition/stated first printing. Soft cover. Book is in Very Good condition: edge wear; rubbed by top and bottom of spine; light creasing. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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8 Connecticut Town Origins: Their Names, Boundaries, Early Histories and First Families Sellers, Helen Earle
Stonington, CT, U.S.A. Pequot Press 1964 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Pequot Press, Stonington, CT, 1964. 96 pages. Soft cover. Book is in Very Good condition: light cover wear and edge wear. From the Preface: This book "will certainly further strengthen the growing interest in our historic past. But it will also satisfy lively curiosity about the beginnings of our towns and answer endless questions about the local Indian tribes and the founding families of each community. It also throws new light on the current political issues raised by our distinctive form of local township government." 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 Crisis in the Heavenly Capital Li, Ch'ing; Chu, Djang, Translator
San Francisco? Chinese Materials Center Publications 1987 0896446514 / 9780896446519 Hard Copy Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Chinese Materials Center Publications, San Francisco?, 1987. 302 pages. Hard copy. Book and dust jacket are in Near Fine condition. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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10 Empower the People: A 7-Step Plan to Overthrow the Conspiracy That is Stealing Your Money and Freedom Brown, Tony
New York, New York, U.S.A. William Morrow and Company 1998 0-688-15762-9 / 9780688157623 Stated 1st Edition/Stated 1st Printing Hard Copy Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed By Author
William Morrow and Company, New York, 1998. 372 pages. Inscribed by author on page facing title page. Stated 1st edition. Stated 1st printing. From the dust jacket: The author's "practical, empowering seven-step plan offers an opportunity to break free once and for all from the constricting control of the conspiratorial machinations among the wealthy and powerful that has run the world for far too long - including a point-by-point program for radical reform of the income tax and a proposal to muzzle the Fed, which exerts unconscionable influence over the lives of every American. He shows how ordinary men and women can use modern technology to create a grassroots network able to create independent wealth and power, to defend against the insidious international plot to use race and drugs as weapons against our people and our country; and to reclaim the freedoms guaranteed to us by the Constitution." Book is in Fine condition. Dust jacket is in Near Fine condition - light creasing on part of top edge. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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11 Fighting Generals Anders, Curt
New York, New York, U.S.A. G. P. Putnam's Sons 1965 Hard Copy Very Good+ Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed By Author
G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1965. Inscribed by author on half-title page as follows: "To Jane Wilson with my very best -- [signed] Curt Anders". Book is in Very Good+ condition: bumped corners; some edge wear; binding is tight and square, and pages are clean. Dust jacket is in Good+ condition: tears and chips along edges; foxing; not price-clipped. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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12 Forced Exit: The Slippery Slope from Assisted Suicide to Legalized Murder Smith, Wesley J. - FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR
Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A. Times Books 1997 0812927907 / 9780812927900 Stated 1st Edition Hard Copy Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed By Author
291 pages. Inscribed by author on half-title page as follows: "4/17/99 For Helen Gruenberg - With my best wishes - Wesley J. Smith". Stated 1st edition; later printing. From the dust jacket: "Exposing the false premise of the euthanasia movement to make a compelling case against assisted suicide, Forced Exit reveals the horrors of the Netherlands, where 8.5 percent of all deaths are attributed to assisted suicide and where Dutch doctors have rapidly moved from euthanizing the terminally ill to killing infants with birth defects." Gift wrap and gift card available. 
Price: 11.75 USD
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13 Great Experiment: An Intimate View of the Everyday Workings of the Federal Government Weaver, John D. - FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR
Boston, MA U.S.A. Little, Brown and Company 1965 Stated 1st Edition Hard Copy Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed By Author
307 pages. Inscribed by author on front end page, as follows: "For Ray [or Roy] W. Johns - With very good wish - John D. Weaver." Stated 1st edition. Book is in Very Good condition: discoloration on boards; front board doesn't lie flat. Dust jacket is in Very Good condition: some staining from liquid; tiny chips on edges. From the dust jacket: "Lively and entertaining, The Great Experiment is an accurate and comprehensive examination of the everyday workings of the United States Government - what it does, how it functions, and exactly where it relates to the individual citizen. It is a unique achievement, a candid portrait of the American experiment in self-government as it adjusts its tie, hitches its girdle and sets about its routine chores each day." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 History of Israel: From the Rise of Zionism to Our Time Sachar, Howard M. - FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR
New York, New York, U.S.A. Alfred A. Knopf 1976 0-394-48564-5 / 9780394485645 Stated First Edition Hard Copy Very Good+ Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed By Author
883 pages. Inscribed by author on front end page as follows: "To __, With best wishes and kind regards, Howard Sachar". Stated 1st edition. From the dust jacket: "Although the literature on Zionism and Israel is extensive, there has not until now been a single comprehensive work, both authoritative and readable, that encompasses the full story of the Jewish state from its early nineteenth-century ideological beginnings to it sunanticipated present role as a catalyst of Great Power confrontation." Book is in Very Good+ condition - some wear on boards; slight stain on top edge; rear board has slight wave. Dust jacket is in Very Good+ condition - 2 tears on rear edge, one about 1" long and the other about 5/16" long; mark on back that appears to be residue from sticker. Gift wrap and gift card available. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 History of Typefounding in the United States Bruce, David
New York The Typophiles 1981 Soft Cover Very Good+ 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
The Typofiles, New York, 1981. 64 numbered pages. Edited and annotated from the holograph manuscript by James Eckman. Typophiles Monograph. 6-page preface by James Eckman. 1500 copies made. Frontispiece is a drawing of David Bruce, Jr. Book is in Very Good+ condition. 
Price: 9.75 USD
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16 Hitler's Niece Hansen, Ron - FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY AUTHOR
New York, New York, U.S.A. HarperCollins 1999 0-06099627-7 / 9780060996277 Stated 1st Edition/1st Printing Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
310 pages. HarperCollins, New York, 1999. Stated 1st edition. 1st printing. Signed on title page by author with date "30 April 1999". Advance Reader's Edition. Soft cover. From the rear cover: "...intense and compelling new novel that evokes the mysterious relationship between Adolf Hitler and his much younger niece, Geli Raubal, with whom he fell in love....Based on careful historical research, 'Hitler's Niece' portrays Hitler as his family and friends must have seen him. As the novel unfolds, a troubling pas de deux between the politically ambitious, emotionally stunted leader and his high-spirited, flirtatious niece takes place against the backdrop of Hitler's rise to prominence and power." Book is in Near Fine condition - light small crease on front cover. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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17 Imhotep to Harvey: Backgrounds of Medical History Camac, C. N. B.
New York, New York, U.S.A. Paul B. Hoeber 1931 First Edition Hard Copy Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Paul B. Hoeber, New York, 1931. Hard copy. 1st edition. Book is in Good+ condition: fraying at top and bottom of spine; corners worn through; print on spine faded; faint stamp on foreedge "Hoeber Library Copy" but no other indicia that this is ex-library; binding is tight and pages are clean. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Irish Hunger: Personal Reflections on the Legacy of the Famine Hayden, Tom, Editor - SIGNED BY TOM HAYDEN
Boulder, Colorado, U. S. A. Roberts Rinehart Co. 1998 1570982333 / 9781570982330 Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Editor
Roberts Rinehart, Boulder, 1998. 295 pages. Signed by editor, Tom Hayden, on half-title page (flat signed, meaning that Hayden signed the book but did not inscribe it to any person). Book is in Near Fine condition: very light edge wear; apparently not read - spine is without creases. From the publisher: "Renowned Irish and Irish-American contributors - actors, activists, poets, journalists, politicians, and historians - offer moving commentaries and modern perspectives on the events and aftermath of the 19th century Irish famine, an historical event of such tragic proportions that it continues to shape the Irish psyche on both sides of the Atlantic." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Istorines Lietuvos Albumas; Album of Historic Lithuania Vilainis-Sidlauskas, A.
Chicago, Illinois, USA Nemunas 1959 Hard Copy Very Good Minus No Jacket Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Neumas, Chicago, 1959. Hard cover. Book is in Very Good condition: edge wear; worn through at top and bottom of spine and on corners; front hinge cracking; foxing on end pages and adjacent blank pages; binding is tight and pages are clean and bright. No dust jacket. Red cloth boards with gilt letters of Lithuanian title on front board. Written in English and Lithuanian. Contents are an essay entitled "Trumpas Zvilgsnis I Lietuvos Praeiti"/"A Short Glance Into the Past of Lithuania" followed by 181 illustrations, most of which have explanatory notes. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Julens Evangelier, Seidelin, Anna Sophie.
20 Julens Evangelier Seidelin, Anna Sophie.
Roskilde Privately Printed 1973 Soft Cover in Slipcase Near Fine Slipcase Near Fine Privately Printed 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
13 pages. Booklet is in a lovely green clamshell slipcase. Spine of slipcase has gilt lettering "JULENS EVANGELIER" on a red faux leather background. The booklet has on the title page: "Julens Evangelier Oversat af Anna Sophie og Paul Seidelin Forbindende tekst ved Anna Sophie Seidelin Traesnit af Jane Muus Roskilde, december 1973". Two lovely two-toned illustrations. Booklet is in Near Fine condition - slight rubbing on covers. Slip case is in Near Fine condition - several tiny spots of discoloration. Gift wrap and gift card available. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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