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Forgotten Shrines
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Forgotten Shrines

By Dom Bede Camm

London: Macdonald & Evans, 1910. Cloth. Very Good +. A solid copy of the 1910 1st edition. Tight and VG+ in its wonderfully gilt-decorated panels, with light scuffing at the rear panel. Thick quarto, top-edge gilt, deckled fore and bottom-edges. "An account of some old Catholic halls and families in England and of relics and memorials of the English martyrs"

$75.00

Reed and Allied Families: Genealogical and Biographical Studies, Illustrated with Engravings of Portraits and Armorial Bearings
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Reed and Allied Families: Genealogical and Biographical Studies, Illustrated with Engravings of Portraits and Armorial Bearings

By Compiled by Mary Dean Reed

New York: The American Historical Society, Inc, 1936. Full leather. Near Fine. Very impresive 1936 Reed (or Reid) family genealogy, privately printed for Mary Dean Reed and sumptuously bound in a highly-decorative, full morocco. A remarkably clean, Near Fine folio, with raised bands and finely-tooled devices and lettering at the compartments. Additional gilt coat-of-arms (family crests) to the panels and large sprigs of roses adorning the full-morocco pastedowns. All edges gilt, all original tissue-guards (protecting the brightly-colored "coat of-arms" plates) intact. Also includes several interesting pieces of Reed family ephemera laid-in. (From the library of Joseph Verner Reed {1937-2016}, prominent Greenwich, CT scion and former Ambassador to Morocco and Under Secretary-General of the United Nations).

$2500.00

Berwick-Upon-Tweed: The History of the Town and Guild
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Berwick-Upon-Tweed: The History of the Town and Guild

By John Scott

London: Elliot Stock, 1888. 1/4 leather. Very Good +. A solid copy of the 1888 1st edition. Tight and VG+ in its leather-backed marbled boards, with light scuffing along the spine and very light rubbing and wear to the front panel. Thick quarto, illustrated by "photo-engravings, prepared by James Herriott, photographer, Berwick"

$150.00

Names of Persons for Whom Marriage Licenses Were Issued by the Secretary of the Province of New York, Previous to 1784
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Names of Persons for Whom Marriage Licenses Were Issued by the Secretary of the Province of New York, Previous to 1784

By Printed by Order of Gideon J. Tucker

Albany, NY: Weed, Parsons and Company, 1860. Cloth. Very Good. SIGNED AND DATED (1894) BY EMILY WARREN ROEBLING, THE WIDOW OF WASHINGTON ROEBLING {THE CHIEF ENGINEER DURING THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE} AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW OF JOHN A. ROEBLING {WHO DESIGNED THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE}. AS ALL REPORTS INDICATE, EMILY ROEBLING WAS HERSELF VERY INSTRUMENTAL IN THE COMPLETION OF THE BUILDING OF THE BRIDGE AFTER HER HUSBAND'S UNTIMELY DEATH. A solid copy to boot of the 1860 1st edition. Tight and VG in its chocolate-brown boards, with decorative blindstamping to the panels. Light wear along the outer hinges and at the spine ends, very light soiling to the panels and light foxing to the endpapers. A number of the pages dog-earred as well. Thick octavo, 480 pgs.

$250.00

Richardson Letters: Letters Written to Albert Richardson from 1832 to 1881, with Biographical Sketches and a Partial Genealogy of the Richardson Family

By Compiled by Charles A. Richardson, M.D.

Jefferson, Maine: Privately Published, 1954. Cloth. Near Fine. A tight, Near Fine copy of this 1954 collection of letters and genealogy. Octavo, 318 pgs.

$50.00

M. Fred Loewenstein 1910-1933: A Eulogy
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M. Fred Loewenstein 1910-1933: A Eulogy

By Frank W. Cushwa

San Francisco: Privately Published (Printed by Edwin & Robert Grabhorn), 1934. Hardcover. Fine. A pristine copy of this elegant October 1934 Grabhorn Press offering of a eulogy delivered by Frank W. Cushwa honoring the short life of M. Fred Loewenstein (1910-1933). Clean and Fine in its vellum-backed, dark-gray boards. And in an immaculate example of the matching dark-gray slipcase.

$100.00

Historical Sketches of the Ninth Michigan Infantry (General Thomas' Headquarters Guards)-- With an Account of the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee Sunday, July 13th, 1862
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Historical Sketches of the Ninth Michigan Infantry (General Thomas' Headquarters Guards)-- With an Account of the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee Sunday, July 13th, 1862

By Charles W. Bennett

Coldwater, Michigan: Daily Courier Print, 1913. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. The very uncommon 1913 1st edition. Solid and VG+ in its dark cloth, with bright gilt-lettering and device at the panels. Small former owner name and tag at the front pastedown, otherwise very clean. Octavo, 76 pgs., fold-out plate at rear. Also includes "Four Years Campaigning in the Army of the Cumberland" by Chalres W. Bennett; "Regimental Meetinmgs Since the War" by Henry C. Rankin of Company C; and "Regimental and Company Organizations" by Frank A. Lester, Jr., son of Frank Lester, Co. C.

$750.00

Life and Letters of Catharine M. Sedgwick

By Mary E. Dewey, Ed

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1871. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. A handsome copy of the 1871 1st edition. Solid and VG in its chocolate-brown cloth, with bright gilt-lettering and rule at the front panel and somewhat rubbed lettering along the darkened spine. Internally solid and clean, save for a touch of light staining at the lower-tip of the last third of the text. Not affecting any of the narrative at all though and still quite presentable. 12mo, 446 pgs. plus ads for a number of Harper & Brothers titles of the day.

$100.00

Grace Wheeler's Memories

By -

Stonington, CT: Pequot Press, 1948. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Fine. The 1948 limited edition, #426 OF 500 COPIES SIGNED BY GRACE WHEELER. A very nice copy to boot: Bright and Near Fine in its pictorial cloth. Octavo, 151 pgs. Signed by Author.

$50.00

Hibernia "The Unreturning Tide"

By Margaret Seton Fleming Biddle

New York, 1947. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Fine. INSCRIBED BY MARY THEODORA FLEMING AND GERTRUDE N. L'ENGLE on the second blank endpaper. ALSO INCLUDES A TIPPED-IN 8 PG. HANDWRITTEN LETTER FROM GERTRUDE L'ENGLE. A sharp copy to boot of the 1947 1st edition. Bright and Near Fine in its green pictorial cloth. Octavo, 144 pgs. Signed by Author.

$150.00

A History of the Descendants of John Dwight, of Dedham, Mass. (2 Vols.)

By Benjamin W. Dwight

New York: Self-published, 1874. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Fine. The 1874 1st edition, in 2 volumes. Both volumes handsomely re-bound in a russet cloth, with the original gilt-lettered spine labels pasted-on. Clean and Near Fine. Thick octavos, 1,144 pgs. all told. Beautiful engraved portraits --and their original tissue-guards-- thruout.

$150.00

North Munster Studies: Essays in Commemoration of Monsignor Michael Moloney
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North Munster Studies: Essays in Commemoration of Monsignor Michael Moloney

By Etienne Rynne, Ed

Limerick, Ireland: The Thomond Archaeological Society, 1967. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. 1967 1st edition. Solid and VG in a bright, VG- dustjacket, with a degree of chipping and creasing along the panel edges. Still though, a very presentable copy. Octavo, 535 pgs.

$50.00

Letters and Memories of Susan and Anna Bartlett Warner

By Olivia E. Phelps Stokes

New York: G.P. Putnam, 1925. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. A solid copy of the 1925 1st edition. Clean and VG+ (with bright gilt-lettering to the front panel and spine) in a bright, VG example of the uncommon dustjacket, with light chipping at the panel edges. Octavo, 229 pgs., top-edge gilt, 22 illustrations.

$100.00

The Genealogy of the Royal Families of England, Showing the Succession to the Crown from Egbert the Saxon. The First Monarch of England. To His Present Most Gracious Majesty William the Fourth, of the Illustrious House of Brunswick
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The Genealogy of the Royal Families of England, Showing the Succession to the Crown from Egbert the Saxon. The First Monarch of England. To His Present Most Gracious Majesty William the Fourth, of the Illustrious House of Brunswick

By -

Privately Published. 1st. Full-Leather. Collectible; Very Good. A sumptuously-bound, beautiful genealogy of the Royal Families of England, spanning the millenium from the mid 9th century to the mid 19th century. Elaborate, well-researched family lines, 9 engraved armorial family crests at the rear. Full light-brown morocco with gilt-bordering at the panels and spine. 5 raised bands. dark red leather spine label. Published c. 1880. Folio, 116 pgs. plus engraved plates. Lovely marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A solid, well-preserved copy. Still tightly-bound and VG, with very light scuffing to the panels. Uncommon British genealogy, with little expense spared in its production.

$750.00

Seymour (CT) and Vicinity: Historical Collections

By W.C. Sharpe

Seymour, Connecticut: Record Print, 1878. 1st. Cloth. Good. The uncommon 1878 1st edition. G+ in its dark-brown cloth, with bright gilt-lettering along the spine. Significant staining at the panels and notable waterstaining (not affecting the text though) to the front and rear endsheets. Still though, tightly-bound and very clean text. Octavo, 148 pgs.

$150.00

Genealogy of Early Settlers in Trenton and Ewing, "Old Hunterdon County", New Jersey

By -

Trenton, N.J.: The W.S. Sharp Printing Co, 1883. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. A clean, well-preserved copy of the 1883 1st edition. Tight and VG in its chocolate cloth, with decorative blindstamping to the panels and bright gilt-lettering at the spine. Octavo, 336 pgs.

$150.00

History of Mecklenburg County and the City of Charlotte (2 Vols.)

By D.A. Tompkins

Charlotte, N.C.: Observer Printing House, 1903. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. A clean, well-preserved example of the 1903 1st edition, complete in 2 volumes. Both volumes solid and VG+, in their original dark-brown cloth. Blindstamped rule at the panels, bright gilt-letteringat the front panels and spines. Very light, inoffensive rubbing to the panels, otherwise clean as could be. Octavos, 413 pgs. all told. Neat former owner name and address at each front free endpaper.

$200.00

London Marriage Licenses, 1529-1869

By Col. Chester

London: Bernard Quaritch, Ltd, 1887. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. A tight, solid copy of the 1889 1st edition. VG in its marbled brown cloth, with gilt-lettered leather spine label. Light foxing at the preliminaries, otherwise very clean. Thick quarto, 1,595 pgs., top-edge gilt.

$150.00

Rhode Island Land Evidences 1648-1696 (Vol. I)

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Providence, R.I.: Rhode Island Historical Society, 1921. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. The 1921 1st edition of Vol. I of Rhode Island Land Evidences, 1648-1696. Tight and VG in its navy-blue cloth, with bright gilt-lettering at the spine. Octavo, 246 pgs. plus Index. Fold-out frontispiece map.

$50.00

The History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations (Biographical): Vol. IV

By -

New York: The American Historical Society, Inc, 1920. 1st. Three-Quarter Leather. Collectible; Very Good. The 1920 1st edition of the final volume --the "Biographical" volume-- in the "History of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations". Tight and VG+ in its 3/4 dark leather over black boards. Bright gilt-lettering along the spine and, other than very, very light scuffing at the front panel, clean as could be. Thick quarto, 475 pgs., gravure portraits thruout.

$200.00

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