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image of A CHRONICLE OF ONE HUNDRED_FIFTY YEARS: The Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York 1768-1918.

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1918., 1918.. Good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The top edge is gilt. The corners of the covers and the head & tail of the spine are rubbed. The spine & its gilt titling are faded. xvi, [1] leaf & 311 pages. Illustrated with 24… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER SIGNED by the director of the Lackawanna Steel Company GEORGE WILLIAM BURLEIGH regretting that he won't be able to serve on the Honorary Reception Committee for Maurice Maeterlinck.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED by the director of the Lackawanna Steel Company GEORGE WILLIAM BURLEIGH regretting that he won't be able to serve on the Honorary Reception Committee for Maurice Maeterlinck.

by Burleigh, George William (1870-1940). Director of the Lackawanna Steel Company and Colonel in the New York National Guard who commanded the Ninth Coast Defense.

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Published
1919.
Condition
Very good
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$35.00

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New York, December 29th, 1919., 1919.. Very good. - Over 60 words typed on 11 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide "Delafield, Thorne and Burleigh" law office stationery. Addressed to James B. Pond, Burleigh regrets that he'll be out of town and thus "will not be able to serve on the Honorary Reception Committee at M. Maeterlinck's opening… Read more
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PROMOTIONAL BROCHURE ADVERTISING PUBLICIST VIVIEN KELLEMS' LECTURES ON THE THEATRE.

by Kellems, Vivien. (1896-1975). Theatre publicist, lecturer and business woman, well-known for her feuds with the Federal tax authorities.

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Published
[1923].
Condition
Very good
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New York: circa [1923]., [1923].. Very good. - Small quarto [10-1/2 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover. A sheet of cream-colored paper printed in brown is folded once to form a 4-page brochure. A full-page photographic portrait of Vivien Kellems is followed by 2 pages of text on Kellems and her lectures, with a page of testimonials… Read more
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image of SPEECH OF MR. HUBBARD, OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, ON THE BILL IMPOSING ADDITIONAL DUTIES, AS DEPOSITARIES IN CERTAIN CASES, ON PUBLIC OFFICERS, &C. Delivered in the Senate of the United States, Feb. 7 and 8, 1838.

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Washington, DC: Printed at the Globe Office, 1838., 1838.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in cream-colored self-wrappers. 23 pages plus rear blank. The title page is partially detached & there is some foxing & darkening to its edges. There are 2 horizontal creases to each page where the pamphlet has been folded. There are 3 pinholes down the… Read more
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image of AN IRREDEEMABLE PAPER CURRENCY: Speech of the Hon. James G. Blaine, in the House of Representatives, February 10th, 1876.

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[Washington, DC?]: 1876., 1876.. Fair. - Octavo, unbound, as published. Two sheets of paper are folded once to form 8 pages, including 7 pages of text & a rear blank. The page edges are darkened with the front edges of the last 2 leaves chipped. The corners of the pages are creased & the top edges lightly… Read more
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image of THE FIRST ESSAYS AT BANKING AND THE  FIRST PAPER-MONEY IN NEW-ENGLAND. From the Report of the Council of the American Antiquarian Society, Presented at the Annual Meeting Held in Worcester, October 21, 1884.

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Worceter, MA: printed for private distribution, 1884., 1884.. Good. - Octavo, softcover. The wrappers are lacking. 40 pages, unopened. A few page corners are lightly chipped or creased. The contents are very good. Good.
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image of DER HOMO OECONOMICUS IN DER KLASSISCHEN NATIONALOEKONOMIE UND SEINE KRITIK DURCH DEN HISTORISMUS.

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Limburg an der Lahn: Limburger Vereinsdruckerei, 1936., 1936.. Good. - Octavo, cream boards backed with black cloth. The binding is soiled & there is a tiny 1938 label on the front cover & some staining to the bottom edge of the rear cover. 141 pages. There is a small stain to the fore-edge with some tiny marks to… Read more
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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY BRITISH POLITICAL ECONOMIST LEONE LEVI.

by Levi, Leone. (1821-1888). British political economist

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Published
1870.
Condition
Very good
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[London]: 26 October 1870., 1870.. Very good. - 55 words penned in black ink on a 6-3/4 inch high by 4-3/8 inch wide sheet of light gray paper with the papermaker's device embossed in blind at top left. Signed "Leone Levi". There is offsetting to the bottom edge caused by a glue stain & paper remnant on the… Read more
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image of OKONOMI OG POLITISK SUVERENITET: Interessespillet om Svalbards politiske status.

OKONOMI OG POLITISK SUVERENITET: Interessespillet om Svalbards politiske status.

by Ostreng, Willy.

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Published
(1974).
Condition
Good
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Oslo [Norway]: Universitetsforlaget, (1974)., (1974).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The spine & extremities are slightly darkened and there is foxing to the spine & the adjacent edge of the front cover. 142 pages. The contents are very good. Good. <p>First edition.<p>A study of the economic and political sovereignty of Svalbard and the various interests… Read more
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New York: Van Norden and Mason, 1931., 1931.. Fair. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed light brown wraps sewn with cream cord. The wraps are lightly soiled & the front wrap is lightly chipped with a piece out of its bottom inner corner. The head & tail of the spine are torn & the upper & lower sections… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY AMERICAN BANKER MARY ROEBLING, FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT OF A U.S. BANK.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY AMERICAN BANKER MARY ROEBLING, FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT OF A U.S. BANK.

by Roebling, Mary. (1905-1994). American banker. First woman to serve as president of a major U.S. bank and first woman governor of the American Stock Exchange.

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Published
1976.
Condition
Fine
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Trenton, NJ: September 9, 1976.. 1976.. Fine. - 84 words typed on a sheet of cream-colored 11 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide National State Bank letterhead with 'Mary G. Roebling / Chairman of the Board" printed at the top below a vignette of a sailing ship. Signed "Mary Roebling". There is a small pencil notation at top right. Folded… Read more
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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY RADICAL ECONOMIST SCOTT NEARING INVITING HIS CORRESPONDENT TO VISIT.

by Nearing, Scott. (1883-1983). American radical economist, political activist and an advocate of simple living.

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Published
1972.
Condition
Very good
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Harborside, ME: August 4th, 1972.. 1972.. Very good. - Letter penned in blue ink and filling most of one side of a sheet of Social Science Institute letterhead, 8-1/2 inches high by 5-3/8 inches wide. Signed "Scott Nearing". There is some light creasing to the paper. Folded twice for mailing. Together with the mailing envelope addressed in an unknown hand.… Read more
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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY BRITISH ECONOMIST SAMUEL LOYD JONES, LORD OVERSTONE.

by Lord Overstone. Jones, Samuel Loyd.

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Published
1857.
Condition
Very good
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$150.00

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OveRstone Park, Northampton, U.K.: 8th September, 1857.. 1857.. Very good. - Letter penned in black ink and filling 2 sides of a sheet of cream notepaper folded to form 4 sides approximately 7 inches high by 4-1/2 inches wide. Signed "Overstone". There is a small hole in the top inner corner of each side, slightly affecting 1 letter of the… Read more
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Hradec Kralove: Nakladem vlastnim, 1866.. 1866.. Very good. - Octavo, three quarters teal cloth & marbled teal boards with the original green wrappers bound in. There is some light staining to the inner edges of the boards along the spine and the spine is faded. 64 pages. There is scattered foxing. Very good. <p>First edition.<p>Frantisek Cyril Kampelik [1805-1872] was a… Read more
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image of NEWSPAPER PORTRAIT INSCRIBED TO FUTURE NEW YORK POLITICIAN SEYMOUR HALPERN ON THE VERSO AND SIGNED BY WILLIAM HOPE "COIN" HARVEY, A LEADING ADVOCATE OF COINAGE OF SILVER INTO MONEY.

NEWSPAPER PORTRAIT INSCRIBED TO FUTURE NEW YORK POLITICIAN SEYMOUR HALPERN ON THE VERSO AND SIGNED BY WILLIAM HOPE "COIN" HARVEY, A LEADING ADVOCATE OF COINAGE OF SILVER INTO MONEY.

by Harvey, William Hope. (1851-1936). Known as "Coin" Harvey, he was a leading advocate of the use of silver as legal tender.

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Published
[1930].
Condition
Very good
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Circa [1930].. [1930].. Very good. - Portrait, approximately 5 inches high by 3-3/8 inches wide, clipped from a newspaper and mounted on a piece of card 6-5/8 inches high by 5 inches wide. Inscribed & signed on the verso in black ink: "To / Seymour Halpern / with my best wishes / W H Harvey". There is some minor soiling… Read more
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image of LEGAL TENDERS. THE POWER OF THE GOVERNMENT TO MAKE MONEY. Opinion of the Supreme Court of New Hampshire on the Constitutionality of the Legal Tender Act. The Right of Congress to Issue Paper Money a Constitutional One, and Not Dependent on the Necessities of War.

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[New Hampshire], circa [1865]., [1865].. Fair. - Octavo, 9-3/8 inches high by 6-1/2 inches wide. Softcover, printed self-wraps. 16 pages, un-cropped and unopened. The pages are toned and darkened with the first and last pages soiled. The first signature (consisting of 8 pages) is splitting along the spine. The front edges of the pages are slightly chipped. A… Read more
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SHORT ROAD TO SPECIE-CURRENCY.

by Williams, John E. (1804-1877).

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Published
(1874).
Condition
Good
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(New York}: (1874).. (1874).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream wrappers. The binding is darkened and lightly soiled & bumped with stains to the front wrap. Title, 8 pages & [1] blank leaf. The page corners are bumped. There are light vertical creases where the pamphlet has been folded. Good. <p>This pamphlet prints a letter dated May… Read more
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image of AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY ADRIEN FAVRE PRESENTING HIS WORK ON THE METRIC SYSTEM TO THE PRESIDENT OF AN INSTITUTION.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY ADRIEN FAVRE PRESENTING HIS WORK ON THE METRIC SYSTEM TO THE PRESIDENT OF AN INSTITUTION.

by Favre, Adrien. Author of an important work on the metric system. He was a high school teacher in Toulouse.

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Published
1930.
Condition
Very good
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Toulouse [France]: December 13, 1930.. 1930.. Very good. - 79 words penned in black ink on the 1st side of a sheet of cream paper folded once to form 4 sides 8-1/2 inches high by 6 inches wide. Signed "A Favre". There is some very light soiling & some tiny marks to the blank 4th side. Folded twice for mailing.… Read more
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FRAGMENT OF AN AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY EMILE LOUIS VICTOR DE LAVELEYE.

by de Laveleye, Emile Louis Victor. (1822-1892). Important Belgian economist.

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Published
[1870].
Condition
Good
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Circa [1870].. [1870].. Good. - Octavo. The concluding section of a letter penned on one-and-a-half sides of a sheet of paper, 8-1/8 inches high by 4-1/4 inches wide. Signed "Laveleye". There is a paper-clip mark & soiling to the top edge of both sides of the letter. There is a short tear to the top edge. Folded twice for mailing.… Read more
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INCENTIVES UNDER CAPITALISM AND SOCIALISM.

by Laidler, Harry W.

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Published
(1933).
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Good
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New York: League for Industrial Democracy, (1933).. (1933).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wrappers. The binding is rubbed, bumped & soiled with some minor foxing & a few small stains. There is a tear to the spine at the top staple & the top half inch of the front wrap is detached. 54 pages. The page corners… Read more
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