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The Women Of 1798

by Keogh, Daire & Nicholas Furlong (Editors), with contributions by Mary Helen Thuente, Nancy J. Curtin, John Gray, Thomas Bartlet, Ruan O’Donnell, John D. Beatty, Kevin O’Neill, Eleanor Burgess, Maureen Murphy, and Anna Kinsella

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Published
1998
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Four Courts Press, Dublin, 1998; First Edition; 8vo, 208 pages. A History of the roles played by women in the 1798 Irish Rebellion, with ten essays by recognized Irish scholars:"Liberty, Hibernia and Mary Le More: United Irish Images Of Women" ; "Matilda Tone And Virtuous Republican Femininity" ; "Mary Anne McCracken: Belfast Revolutionary And Pioneer Of Feminism" ;… Read more
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The Second World War

by Churchill, Winston and The Editors Of Life

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Published
1959
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$125.00

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Time Incorported / Houghton Mifflin, New York, 1959; First Edition, first printing; Folio; black/blue and black/green leatherette boards; gilt titles and decorations; illustrated. Magnificent Time Incorporated condensed version of Winston Churchill’s epic six-volume memoir, profusely illustrated with hundreds of fascinating historic photos in black and white and color, taken by both Allied and Axis photographers, many seen here… Read more
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Intimacies Of Court And Society, An Unconventional Narrative Of Unofficial Days

by The Widow Of An American Diplomat

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Published
1912
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$110.00

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Dodd, Mead And Company, New York, 1912; First Edition; 8vo, 336 pages; top edge gilt; red cloth boards; gilt titles and decorations; illustrated. Fascinating narrative of over twenty years of travel in the American foreign service as wife of a member of the diplomatic corps in France, Vatican City, Germany, Russia, England, Canada, and Washington, D. C., providing… Read more
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$110.00
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The Second World War, The Grand Alliance

by Churchill, Winston S.

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Published
1950
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Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1950; First Edition, first printing; 8vo, 903 pages; red cloth; yellow topstain; illustrated. Third volume in Winston Churchill’s great history of the Second World War, illustrated with numerous charts and maps. Near Fine, clean, crisp, bright, corners sharp, slight concavity of the text block at top. No ownership signatures or any other markings of… Read more
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The Second World War, The Hinge Of Fate

by Churchill, Winston

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Published
1950
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Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1950; First Edition, first printing; 8vo, 1,000 pages; red cloth; yellow topstain; illustrated. Fourth volume in Churchill’s series on the history of the Second World War, illustrated with numerous maps and diagrams. Near Fine, clean, crisp, bright, corners sharp, slight concavity of the text block at top. No ownership signatures or any other markings… Read more
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image of Our National Government, Or Life And Scenes In Our National Capital, Portraying the Wonderful Operations In All The Great Departments, And Describing Every Important Function Of Our Law-Making Bodies, Including Its Historical,Executive, Administrative, Departmental, Artistic, And Social Features, With Sketches Of The Presidents and Their Wives And Of All The Famous Women Who Have Reigned In The White House From Washington’s To Taft’s Administration

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H. L. Baldwin Company, Minneapolis, 1908; First Edition; 8vo, 770 pages; maroon cloth; gilt titles; decorative end papers; photo illustrated. Fascinating history of our national government, U.S. Presidents and their wives, and our nation’s capital, with detailed accounts of some of the roles ably played by women. Written by wife of General, later U.S. Senator, John A. Logan… Read more
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$90.00
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Songs Of Stephen Foster

by Foster, Stephen

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Published
1944
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$40.00

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University Of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburg, PA, 1944; 8vo, 131 pages; illustrated. A total of forty-one popular American songs, with lyrics and musical notation, by legendary composer and songwriter Stephen C. Foster, all of them first editions collected in the early part of the twentieth century by Josiah K. Lilly of Indianapolis, Indiana, who subsequently bequeathed them to the… Read more
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American Commander In Spain, Robert Hale And The Abraham Lincoln Brigade

by Merriman, Marion and Warren Lerude

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Published
1986
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University of Nevada Press, Reno, 1986; First Edition; 8vo, 255 pages; photo-illustrated. Biography of Robert Hale Merriman, first combat commander of the Abraham Lincoln Battalion and major figure in the Spanish Civil War, upon whom Ernest Hemingway is said to have based the character of Robert Jordan in "For Whom The Bell Tolls." Fine, in a Very Good… Read more
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Women Of The Klan, Racism and Gender in the 1920’s

by Blee, Kathleen M.

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Published
1991
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University of California Press, Berkley, 1991; First Edition; 8vo, 228 pages; photo-illustrated. An enlightening look at the role of women. As New, in wraps. A pristine copy.
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Press Of El Paso Vocational School, El Paso, Texas, 1935; First Edition, limited to 200 copies; 7 1/4" x 9 1/2", 15 pages. A look at the Texas Republican, first Texas newspaper, published by the James Long expedition at Nacogdoches August 14, 1819, with Horatio Bigelow as editor and Eli Harris printer. The paper carried information regarding the… Read more
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$30.00
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O Dawnej Lodzi

by Baranowski, Bohdan

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Published
1976
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Wydawnictwo Lodzkie, Lodz, Poland, 1976; First Edition; 8vo, 356 pages; beige cloth boards; black titles; illustrated. A history of old Lodz, authored by renowned Polish author/ historian Bohdan Baranowski. Text in Polish. Fine, in a Very Good dust jacket with edge rubbing.
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The Plantation South

by Jones, Katherine M.

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Published
1957
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The Bobbs-Merrill Company, NY, 1957; First Edition; 8vo, 412 pages. First hand accounts of Southern plantation life, dating from 1799 to 1861. Selected from 47 different writers, over half of them Southerners. A fascinating book, dispelling common misconceptions and stereotypes. Very Good Plus, in a Very Good Plus dust jacket. Crisp, bright, and very nice.
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image of Eighteenth Century German Manuscript: Inventarium Und Abtheillung, Weylandt der tugendtgsamben Maria Balzingerin dess Ehrengeachten H. [Herrn] Mathias Steiben des Gerichts Undt hochfurstlich Pffalz Zweybruerhischen Dienschaft Meyeren allhier gewesten Ehlichen Haussfrawen seelich Verlassenschaft in welchem Inventario auch gedachten H. [Herrn] Steiben sammentliche Vermogen mit begrussen so angefangen Undt aussgerichtet worden. Zu Weyer bey Horburg den 13 Septembris 1751. (Inventory And Division Of Assets Of Maria Baltzinger And Mathias Steib, Weier-Horburg, Alsace, 1751)

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Weier near Horburg (Wihr-en-Plaine), 1751; tall quarto (8 1/2" x 13"), 418 pages. Original manuscript of the last will and testament of Maria Balzinger (Baltzinger), deceased wife of Mathias Steib, official of the local court and tenant of Pfalz-Zweibrucken ducal estate at Weier near Horburg in the Alsace region. Contains detailed inventories of all personal and real property… Read more
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$2,400.00
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The History Of The Social Movement In France, 1789-1850

by von Stein, Lorenz

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Published
1964
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The Bedminster Press, NJ, 1964; First Edition; 8vo, 467 pages. First English edition of Lorenz von Stein’s classic 1850 work, inspiration for numerous social movements worldwide and a landmark in the history of social thought. Very Good, in a Very Good dust jacket that has a couple of miniscule closed edge tears.
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The Spanish Southwest 1555-1799, catalog #147

by Edward Eberstadt & Sons

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Published
1952
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Edward Eberstadt & Sons, New York, 1952; tall 4to, 63 pages; printed paper wraps. Catalog #147 from notable booksellers Edward Eberstadt & Sons, featuring 211 exceedingly rare books and manuscripts on the subject of Spanish exploration and colonization of the Southwest, with detailed descriptions for each of the entries. A scarce and valuable bibliographical resource, with a substantial… Read more
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Wit’s End, Days And Nights Of The Algonquin Round Table

by Gaines, James R.

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Published
1977
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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, NY, 1977; First Edition; 4to, 251 pages. A behind the scenes look at the other side of life at the Algonquin Round Table, with its notorious glib personalities blinded by their own press releases and tormented by a crippling self consciousness. Robert Benchley, to his credit, was later in life to express remorse that he… Read more
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Fanny Kellogg, Grafton Press, NY, 1904; First Edition; copy #167 of a Limited Edition of 250; 8vo, 46 pages; illustrated; tan cloth; front board paper title label inset. Diary of Tryphena Ely White, born March 25, 1784 in West Springfield, MA, who at age 21 moved with her family to New York State, Onandaga County, Town of Camillus,… Read more
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Clinton County, A Pictorial History

by Allan, Helen W., Carol Bedore, Allan Everest, Mary Leggett

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Published
1988
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The Donning Company, Norfolk VA, 1988; First Edition, limited; 4to, 223 pages. Exhaustive historical study of Clinton County, New York and its residents, profusely illustrated with hundreds of vintage photographs. Copy #1922 of a finely produced limited edition, published on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the founding of Clinton County. Fine, in a Fine dust jacket.
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Parliamentary Papers Of John Robinson 1774-1784

by Laprade, William Thomas

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Published
1922
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Royal Historical Society, London, 1922; First Edition; 8vo, 198 pages; blue cloth; gilt titles and decorations. The parliamentary papers, 1774 to 1784, of John Robinson, Secretary to the British Treasury and trusted friend and confidante of King George III. Analysis and commentary by William Thomas Laprade, Professor of History at Trinity College, North Carolina. An examination into the… Read more
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Blennerhassett, Or The Decrees Of Fate

by Pidgin, Charles Felton

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Published
1901
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$100.00

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C. M. Clark Publishing Co., Boston, 1901; First Edition; 442 pgs. plus 2-page publisher’s catalog at the back; top page edges gilt; light blue cloth; illustrated. Historical novel based on the life of Aaron Burr, once one of the most respected of American patriots, who was robbed of his rightful place in history by his quarrel with Alexander… Read more
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