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REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER OF NAVIGATION TO THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY. 1895

By: N/A

Price: $48.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1895

Seller ID: 001231

Condition: Good +


Full tan leather. Spine with 3 leather labels with gilt lettering. Three thick labels in Red Leather: House Documents Vol.33; in Brown Leather: No.28, Pt. 1 Navigation Report 1895, No. 28 Pt. 2 Navigation Laws and in Black Leather: 54th Congress, 1st Session 1895-96. at spine base stamped in black:3400. Leather soiled and scuffed. Front spine gutter showing signs of wear 1/2" from top. Bookplate from University of North Dakota Library on front endpaper.Hinges looseni... View more info

The Secretaries of State : Portraits and Biographical Sketches

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1978

Seller ID: 001488

Condition: Good+


125 pp. Paper covers with wear to edges, corners are creased, ex. lib. notes on front and back covers (identification numbers, stamp and writing). Interior is clean. Book in Good+ condition. View more info

PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL MEETING AT FANEUIL HALL, NOVEMBER 26TH, 1850

By: N/A

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Boston, Beals & Greene: 1850

Seller ID: 001842

Condition: Good+


"The Citizens of Boston and its vicinity, who reverence the Constitution of the United States; who wish to discountenance a spirit of disobedience to the laws of the land, and refer all questions arising under those laws to the proper tribunals; who would regard with disfavor all further popular agitation of subjects which endanger the peace and harmony of the Union, and who deem the preservation of the Union the paramount duty of every citizen, are requested to meet... View more info

THE ANNUAL REGISTER: A REVIEW OF PUBLIC EVENTS AT HOME AND ABROAD FOR THE YEAR 1903

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 001853

Condition: Good+


New Series. Paper label 3 3/4" x 2 3/4": THE LEEDS INSTITUTE..." on front cover. paper label on spine otherwise exterior is Very Good. Leeds Institute bookplate on front endpaper. Stamped on title p. and numbered, otherwise interior is tight, clean and very good. View more info

Tables of and Annotated Index to the Congressional Series of United States Public Documents.

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Waltham, Mass, Mark Press: 1963

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 002551

Condition: Near Fine


First published in 1902. This edition limited to 600 copies. Prepared in the Office of the Superintendent of Documents. A complete list of the publications of the United States Government known to have been printed. The endeavor has been to extricate the more important documents from the scattered mass of worthless matter which composes nearly one-half of the Congressional set. Despite these exceptions, fully 50,000 documents and reports have been indexed under authors, ... View more info

HANDBOOK OF FEDERAL WORLD WAR AGENCIES AND THEIR RECORDS, 1917-1921.

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, United States Government Printing Office: 1943

Seller ID: 004308

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-


This handbook is issued in response to a current demand for information concerning the functions and records of agencies of the United States Government that contributed to the participation of the United States in the first World War. 666 pp. including Appendix. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Slight scuffing. Spine ends bumped. Mildly discolored residue from removed library label? Overall covers are Very Good-. Front free endpaper with ex-lib. stamp. Otherwise... View more info

Report Upon the Commercial Relations of the United States with Foreign Countries for the Year 1879, Volume II

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1880

Seller ID: 004391

Condition: Good+


Table of Contents: Europe: Sweden and Norway, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Great Britain and Ireland, France, Switzerland, Spain, Gibraltar, Portugal, Italy, Malta, Austria-Hungary, Greece, Romania, Russia; and Polynesia: Hawaiian Islands, Society Islands. 875 pp. including Index. Numerous tables for each country showing Imports and Exports. Brown cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Spine reads: Supplement to Commercial Relations 1879. Small tear at spi... View more info

Scribner's Monthly, Volume 12 from May 1876 to Oct 1876

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner & Co: 1876

Seller ID: 004605

Condition: Good+


Numerous articles by famous authors: John Burroughs; Ernest Ingersoll, Rebecca Harding Davis; Henry James, Jr; Edward Everett Hale; Bret Harte; Philip Bourke Marston; Fanny Hodgson Burnett; etc. Articles include: Portraiture of William Penn; The True Pocahontas; Bowdoin College; John Gutenberg, Old Landmarks in Philadelphia; How America was Named; Union College, N.Y.; Charlotte Cushman; The Story of the Signing (Declaration of Independence); Harvard University; Wesleylan... View more info

THE REVIVAL OF THE COMMUNIST INTERNATIONAL AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE FOR THE UNITED STATES and CONTRADICTIONS OF COMMUNISM. 2 pamphlets

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, United States Government Printing Office: 1959

Seller ID: 005046

Condition: Very Good-


2 publications. THE REVIVAL OF THE COMMUNIST INTERNATIONAL AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE FOR THE UNITED STATES. Staff Study by Subcommittee to Investigate Administration of Internal Security Act and Other Internal Security Laws to the Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate. "On November 22, 1958, the Moscow Pravda, official organ of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, published a directive...for the creation of a broad popular movement against the domination of ... View more info

SOVIET "JUSTICE". "SHOWPLACE" PRISONS VS. REAL SLAVE LABOR CAMPS and UNITED STATES THROUGH THE EYES OF SOVIET TOURISTS: 2 Pamphlets. 1960

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, United States Government Printing Office: 1960

Seller ID: 005047

Condition: Good to Very Good


2 publications: SOVIET "JUSTICE". "SHOWPLACE" PRISONS VS. REAL SLAVE LABOR CAMPS. Consultation with Mr. Adam Joseph Galinski. Committee on Un-American Activities; House of Representatives; Eighty-Sixth Congress; Second Session. "Showplace prisons in Soviet Russia, in which the inmates are not prisoners but secret police agents disguised as prisoners and coached in the type of answers which they are to give to foreign visitors, were described by Adam ... View more info

COMMUNIST TARGET-YOUTH and COMMUNIST YOUTH PROGRAM

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, U.S. Government Printing Office: 1960

Seller ID: 005048

Condition: Good to Good+


2 publications: COMMUNIST TARGET-YOUTH (1960). Communist Infiltration and Agitation Tactics. A report by J. Edgar Hoover, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, illustrating Communist strategy and tactics in the rioting which occurred during House Committee on Un-American Activities hearings, San Francisco, May 12-14, 1960. 18 pages including 7 pages of photographs. Index; and COMMUNIST YOUTH PROGRAM (1966). Report of the Subcommittee to Investigate the Adminis... View more info

THE 20TH CENTURY SONG BOOK

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: St. Louis, The Chattanooga Medicine Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 005277

Condition: Good


32 pp. of songs and medicinal advertisements. Covers have dirt smudges, bent corners and chipped/torn page edges. Interior pages have some small tears. Paper is browning from age. Text is easily legible. Overall this book is in Good condition. View more info

PIONEERING WITH PRODUCTS AND PEOPLE

By: N/A

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, McCormick & Company: 1939

Seller ID: 005293

Condition: Good


Memoir of the creation and success of McCormick & Company in Baltimore. 83 pp. Orange paper covers show signs of wear with dirt/scuff marks, small tears below title (previous price sticker?), bumped corners and edges rubbed. Interior is tight and clean. View more info

THE SMOKE SIGNAL, SPRING 1968, NO. 17

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Tucson, The Tucson Corral of the Westerners: 1968

Seller ID: 005489

Condition: Very Good


The Pony Express - The Overland Mail: A Dramatic Era When Western Mails Were Delivered by Pony Rider and Stagecoach. Pages 146-167. Document in VG condition with top of magazine slightly bent and creased. Otherwise magazine is tight and clean. View more info

JOHN F. KENNEDY MEMORIAL EDITION: OFFICIAL INAUGURAL PROGRAM, JANUARY 20, 1961

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Kennedy-Johnson Inaugural Committee:

Edition: Memorial Edition

Seller ID: 005540

Condition: Good


"When John F. Kennedy was inaugurated on January 20, 1961, a heavy snow blanketed Washington, D. C. As a result, a number of copies of the Official Inauguration Book were left unsold. These books have been augmented by three special pictorial sections -- one on the inaugural ceremonies (including the memorable inaugural address); another on the death and state funeral of President Kennedy; and a third on the first 30 days in office of President Lyndon B. Johnson.&#... View more info

UTAH HISTORICAL QUARTERLY, JULY 1956

By: N/A

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah State Historical Society: 1956

Seller ID: 005828

Condition: Very Good


Volume XXIV, Number 3. Pages 195-288. Paper covers are slightly worn with rubbing to edges and corners, tears to spine tips. Top corner of title page is clipped. Interior is tight and clean. Magazine in VG condition. View more info

DOAN'S DIRECTORY OF THE UNITED STATES 1910

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, Foster-Milburn Company: 1909

Seller ID: 005995

Condition: Good+


Provided by the makers of Doan's Kidney Pills, this is an annual census of the population of the United States, which they claim numbered 90 million in 1910. "Doan's 1910 Directory also contains, in handy and concise form, complete information regarding diseases of the kidneys, a subject so little understood that thousands of fatal cases occur every year that could be prevented by prompt treatment." 32 pp. Decorative paper wraps with image of Uncle Sam on fron... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, TRANSMITTING INFORMATION IN RELATION TO THE INTRODUCTION OF SLAVES INTO THE UNITED STATES

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1820

Seller ID: 006157

Condition: Good+


Doc. No. 36. January 7, 1820. Read, and ordered to lie on the table. 7 pp. Disbound government document. Pages are separated, but document is complete. Document is browning and has foxing, but text is easily legible. Spine edge is chipped and has small tears. Some page edges are uncut. Overall document in Good+ condition. View more info

CONSECRATED TALENTS: OR, THE LIFE OF MRS. MARY W. MASON

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Carlton & Lanahan: 1870

Seller ID: 006285

Condition: Fair


With an introduction by Bishop James. "The biographies of Holy Scripture, written under the inspiration of the Holy Ghost, constitute one of the most interesting and important parts of the book of books." 285 pp. Brown cloth covers with faded gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed with areas of boards exposed, light scuffing to cover faces, joints rubbed. Spine ends are torn and missing, exposing areas of the binding.... View more info

MECHANICS' MAGAZINE, AND REGISTER OF INVENTIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS: TWO VOLUMES, JANUARY-JUNE AND JULY-DECEMBER 1833

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York,

Seller ID: 006288

Condition: Fair


"To give an impetus to this desire for useful information, as well as to afford an opportunity to those who would communicate their ideas of inventions and improvements, the Mechanics' Magazine was projected, and we have noe to congrtulate our subscribers on the completion of the first volume." Frontispiece of Benjamin Franklin and Eli Whitney. Volume I, 344 pp., Printed 1833; Volume II, 332 pp., Printed 1834; Appendix, 84 pp. Marbled boards with leather reinforc... View more info