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A Handbook for Birmingham and the Neighbourhood. (British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1913)

By: Auden, George A

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Cornish Brothers Ltd.: 1913

Seller ID: 001381


Prepared for the 83rd Annual Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. 637 pp. with index. Two large folding maps in rear pocket. Red covers with gilt title and image. Smudges on covers and spine, but in Good condition. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. View more info

THE CRADLE OF THE QUEEN CITY: A HISTORY OF BUFFALO TO THE INCORPORATION OF THE CITY

By: Bingham, Robert W.

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Buffalo, New York, Buffalo Historical Society: 1931

Seller ID: 006106


504 pages with index. Brown cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped, corners and edges are rubbed, some scuffing to cover faces, spine ends are bent and frayed. Uncut page edges. Cocked spine. Previous owner's name and other notations written on front free endpaper, notations on top and bottom of photograph frontispiece, and notes on page 22. There are several places in interior where spine is broken. Overall, book in VG- condition. Sc... View more info

MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, COMMUNICATING, IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE OF THE 17TH INSTANT, CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND THE MINISTERS FROM GREAT BRITAIN AND FRANCE...

By: Buchanan, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1857

Seller ID: 006720


...in Relation to Losses Sustained by Citizens of Those Countries at the Bombardment of Greytown. 35th Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 9. December 23, 1857. -- Read, and ordered to lie on the table, and be printed. 11 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book on spine edge, along with small chips. Light browning along paper edges. Document in VG condition. View more info

SPEECH OF MR. COBDEN, ON THE "FOREIGN ENLISTMENT ACT," IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, FRIDAY, APRIL 24TH, 1863.

By: Cobden, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, William Ridgway: 1863

Seller ID: 006960


25 pp. Two pages of advertisements at conclusion of text. String-tied document with paper covers. Corners are creased, foxing and soiled spots throughout, pages are browning. Text is easily legible. Document in Good+ condition. View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, TRANSMITTING DOCUMENTS SHEWING THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE EXECUTIVE, HITHERTO, IN NEGOTIATING WITH GREAT BRITAIN, IN RELATION TO THE COMMERCIAL INTERCOURSE...

By: Congress

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1820

Seller ID: 006072


...Between the United States and the British American Colonies, and with France, in relation to the General Commerce between that country and the United States. April 22, 1820. Laid before the House by Chairman of the Committee on Commerce, and ordered to be printed. Doc. 115. 55 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine. Document is severly browning and foxing from age, but text is still easily legible. Pages at bottom are starting to ... View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING INFORMATION RELATIVE TO THE PROPOSED EMPLOYMENT, IN THE BRITISH WEST INDIAN COLONIES, OF FREE BLACKS FROM THE UNITED STATES

By: Fillmore, Millard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Hamilton, Print.: 1852

Seller ID: 005376


32d Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 29. British West Indies. Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and ordered to be printed. January 13, 1852. 4 pp. Disbound government document in VG condition. View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE OF THE 17th JANUARY 1853 IN RELATION TO THE FISHERIES ON THE COASTS OF THE BRITISH NORTH AMERICAN PROVINCES

By: Fillmore, Millard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1853

Seller ID: 006628


Special Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 3. March 8, 1853 -- Read, and ordered to be printed. March 14, 1853 -- Ordered, That 2,000 additional copies be printed for the use of the Senate. 21 pp. Disbound government document. Residue and strings from book remain along spine edge. Creasing and small tears along spine edge, browning to page edges. Document is starting to separate at middle, but remains intact and is in VG- condition. View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES IN ANSWER TO A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF 15TH ULTIMO, RELATIVE TO AMERICAN CITIZENS, NATIVE OR NATURALIZED, WHO MAY BE CONFINED IN JAILS OR PRISONS IN GREAT BRITAIN

By: Grant, Ulysses S, 3rd

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1870

Seller ID: 005649


American Citizens Prisoners in Great Britain. 41st Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 170. Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed. March 2, 1870. Famous Americans include President U.S. Grant, Secretary of State Hamilton Fish, William H. Seward, and Reverdy Johnson. 44 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine. Page edges are browning from age, and some very minor foxing. Sma... View more info

THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE ACCESSION OF QUEEN VICTORIA: THREE VOLUMES

By: Guizot, M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington: 1882

Edition: New and Cheaper Edition

Seller ID: 006348


Edited by Madame De Witt, nee Guizot. Translated by Moy Thomas. With all the French Illustrations. Vol. I: 507 pp. Red library binding with gilt lettering on spine. Library markings include: name and identification numbers on lower spine, bookplate adhered on front inside cover, identification numbers on back of title page, checkout sheet on back free endpaper, pocket envelope on back inside cover. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, spine ends bent, dirt smudges to cove... View more info

REPORT OF MR. KENNEDY, OF MARYLAND, FROM THE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES, ON THE MEMORIAL OF THE FRIENDS OF AFRICAN COLONIZATION, ASSEMBLED IN CONVENTION IN THE CITY OF WASHINGTON, MAY, 1842.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $215.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales and Seaton: 1843

Seller ID: 006253


To Which is Appended, a Collection of the Most Interesting Papers on the Subject of African Colonization, and the Commerce, Etc., of Western Africa, Together with all the Diplomatic Correspondence Between the United States and Great Britain, on the Subject of the African Slave Trade. African Colonization -- Slave Trade -- Commerce. 27th Congress, 3d Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 283. February 28, 1843. Printed by Order of the House of Representatives. 1088 ... View more info

INDEMNITIES FOR SLAVES ON BOARD THE COMET AND ENCOMIUM (To Accompany Bill H. R. No. 483)

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1842

Seller ID: 006769


27th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Doc. No. 242. June 10, 1842. Laid before the House by the chairman of the Committee of Ways and Means, and ordered to be printed. 5 pp. Blank back page. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine edge, some creasing. Front page is slightly separated from rest of document. Heavy foxing/browning on pages, text still easily legible. Corners creased. Document in Good+ condition. View more info

STATUTES OF THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT, IN RELATION TO THE COLONIAL TRADE: TO WHICH ARE APPENDED THE ACTS OF CONGRESS ON THE SAME SUBJECT

By: House of Representatives

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1826

Seller ID: 006962


19th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Doc. No. 45. December 19th, 1826. Printed by order of the House of Representatives. 106 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book binding, creasing and pin holes along spine edge. Pages are browning, foxing spots, some corners are dog-earred or torn. Text is easily legible. Document in VG- condition. View more info

CLIPPER SHIPS OF AMERICA AND GREAT BRITAIN 1833-1869

By: La Grange, Helen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1936

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 007490


Plans of ships, Technical details, Charts, Logs and other Features. With Thirty-seven Wood Engravings in Full Color. Over fifty pen-and-ink drawings and plans of ships. Appendices of technical details, elements of naval architecture and the art of shipbuilding, spar dimensions, abstract logs and other features. DJ is Fair-Good- with significant chipping and tears to edges and corners, creasing to edges and chipping with some missing areas, spine is faded, interior is dis... View more info

... A CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND THE AUTHORITIES OF GREAT BRITAIN AND FRANCE, IN RELATION TO THE RECENT REMOVAL OF CERTAIN CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THE BRITISH MAIL-STEAMER TRENT

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1862

Seller ID: 005983


"... by order of Captain Wilkes, in command of the United States war-steamer San Jacinto." Message of the President of the United States. 37th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 8. Read and ordered to be printed. On motion by Mr. Sumner that the message be referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations -- ordered, that the futher consideration thereof be postponed to, and be the special order for Thursday next, the 9th instant, at one o'clock. Januar... View more info

MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A COPY OF THE TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND HER BRITANNIC MAJESTY FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1862

Seller ID: 006741


37th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 57. June 10, 1862 -- Read, referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations, and ordered to be printed. Copy of treaty between the United States and the United Kingdom to outlaw the slave trade conducted on the coast of Africa. 15 pp. Disbound government document. Creasing, small chips to spine edge. Pages are browning along edge, some foxing marks, top corner is creased. Document in VG condition. Scarce. View more info

SEIZURE OF BRITISH SHIPS IN BERING SEA. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING, IN RESPONSE TO THE RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE OF FEBRUARY 1, 1898, A REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, WITH ACCOMPANYING PAPERS...

By: McKinley, William

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1898

Seller ID: 006629


...Relating to the Work of the Commission Appointed Pursuant to the Convention of February 8, 1896, Between the United States and Great Britain for the Settlement of Claims Presented by Great Britain Against the United States by Virtue of the Convention of February 29, 1892. 55th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Document No. 164. February 28, 1898 -- Read, referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations, and ordered to be printed. 94 pp. Disbound government document. Residue... View more info

THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF JOSEPH PENNELL: TWO VOLUMES

By: Pennell, Elizabeth Robins

Price: $32.50

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Limited: 1930

Seller ID: 006332


"The adventures of which Joseph Pennell made a book filled but a part of his life. There is much else that could and should be recorded of a man and artist whose individuality was proof against modern standardization, who, as American illustrator, worked in the great period of American illustration, and who was associated with the most important art exhibitions and movements of his day." Two volumes. Illustrated. Vol. I: 349 pp. Cover corners and edges are rubbed... View more info

THE PURE GOLD OF NINETEENTH CENTURY LITERATURE

By: Phelps, William Lyon.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1907

Seller ID: 005615


Collection of the best of authors during the Nineteenth century, including Keats, Shelley, Dickens, Eliot, and Austen. 37 pp. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering on front and spine. Gilt top page edge, and uncut pages elsewhere. Cover corners bumped, edges rubbed. Rubbing to spine edge has dulled the title lettering. Interior is tight and clean. Corner creased on last page of text. Book in VG condition. View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING COPY OF A TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN

By: Pierce, Franklin

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1854

Seller ID: 005662


Treaty With Great Britain. 33d Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 127. Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and ordered to be printed. August 3, 1854. 6 pages. Disbound government document. First page removed from rest of document. Some foxing and browning, but does not affect text. Document in VG- condition. View more info

MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, RESPECTING THE RESTORATION OF THE SHIP "RESOLUTE" TO THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT.

By: Pierce, Franklin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1857

Seller ID: 006963


34th Congress, 3d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 24. January 20, 1857. -- Read, ordered to lie on the table and be printed. Motion to print 2,000 additional copies referred to the Committee on Printing. February 6, 1857. -- Report in favor of printing the additional copies, and report agreed to. 8 pp. Disbound government document. Chipping and creasing to spine edge. Pages are lightly browning, some foxing spots, text is easily legible. Document in VG condition. View more info