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image of A PAIR OF AUTOGRAPHED SENTIMENTS SIGNED BY BRITISH LIBERAL STATESMAN SIR WILLIAM HARCOURT AND BRITISH CONSERVATIVE POLITICIAN SIR JOHN SOMERSET PAKINGTON, 1ST BARON HAMPTON.

A PAIR OF AUTOGRAPHED SENTIMENTS SIGNED BY BRITISH LIBERAL STATESMAN SIR WILLIAM HARCOURT AND BRITISH CONSERVATIVE POLITICIAN SIR JOHN SOMERSET PAKINGTON, 1ST BARON HAMPTON.

by Harcourt, Sir William Venables; Pakington, Sir John Somerset, 1st Baron Hampton.

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Published
1871.
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Very good
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$75.00

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1871., 1871.. Very good. - Harcourt inscribes a 3-1/2 inch high by 5-5/8 inch wide partial sheet of note paper: "The rights of women 1871" and signs himself "W. V. Harcourt". Pakington responds below: "should always be maintained but never overstrained / John S. Pakington". The paper, which is mounted on a slightly larger piece of card,… Read more
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image of IDEENKRISIS - PARTEIENWIRRWARR : EINE HISTORICH-POLITISCHE BETRACHTUNG.

IDEENKRISIS - PARTEIENWIRRWARR : EINE HISTORICH-POLITISCHE BETRACHTUNG.

by Wolff, Richard.

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Published
1931.
Condition
Very good
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$250.00

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Berlin: Verlag von Reimar Hobbing, 1931., 1931.. Very good. - Octavo, 9 inches high by 6-1/8 inches wide. Softcover, bound in printed green wraps titled within a brown rectangle on the front cover. The spine and edges of the covers are faded. 141 pages, with occasional full-page & textual tables & charts. There are minor faint indentations to… Read more
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image of AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO MAJOR J. B. POND SIGNED BY W. S. SANDS, KING'S INSPECTOR OF HOLYROOD PALACE, THANKING POND FOR SENDING HIM A COPY OF HIS BOOK "ECCENTRICITIES OF GENIUS".

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[Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K.], 29 June, 1901., 1901.. Fine. - Letter penned on 2 sides of a sheet of cream letterhead folded once to form 4 sides, each 7-1/4 inches high by 4-5/8 inches wide. The first side is bordered in black and is headed "Holyrood Palace" in black with a small embossed image of the royal crown… Read more
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image of DECLARACION LAMENTABLE CONTRA LOS FRANCESES / hecha por el Obispo de La Rochela, residente en Guadalajara, en el mes de febrero de 1793.

DECLARACION LAMENTABLE CONTRA LOS FRANCESES / hecha por el Obispo de La Rochela, residente en Guadalajara, en el mes de febrero de 1793.

by [Coucy, Jean Charles de], Bishop of La Rochelle.

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Published
(1793).
Condition
Very good
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$75.00

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Cadiz [Spain]: En la Imprenta de Don Antonio Murguia, Plazuela de Correo, (1793)., (1793).. Very good. - Small quarto [7 inches high by 5-3/8 inches wide], printed self-wraps, removed by a previous owner from a larger collection of pamphlets. 11 pages plus 1 blank with a decorative rule above the first page of text. The edges of the… Read more
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image of VITA E MARTIRIO DI LUIGI XVI. Re di Francia e di Navarra immolato li 21. gennajo 1793. Coll'aggiunta di un esame sui decreto di regicidio scritti in francese da Mr. de Limon e per la prima volta tradotti in italiano da L.M.P.

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Milano: Nella stamperia di Giuseppe Galeazzi, 1793., 1793.. Fair. - sc Octavo, 7-1/2 inches high by 5-1/8 inches wide. Disbound, lacking the covers, though the texblock is stitched and complete. 112 pages, illustrated with a full-page frontispiece portrait of King Louis XVI. The frontispiece is detached with a couple of tiny chips to the front edge. A complete… Read more
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image of THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BUONAPARTE: Containing Historical Sketches, and Anecdotes Illustrative of His Public and Private Character. Impartially Selected and Arranged from the Most Authentic Documents and Publications. With a Portrait of the Emperor. By an American.

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Elizabeth-Town, N.J.: Published by Allen and Bryant, J.&E. Sanderson, printers, 1820., 1820.. Fair. ILLUSTRATED WITH A FRONTISPIECE PORTRAIT ENGRAVED BY PETER MAVERICK - Octavo, 8-1/2 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide. Disbound, lacking the covers with only remnants of the leather spine. 503 pages, illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Napoleon Buonaparte engraved by Peter Maverick after a… Read more
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image of LETTRE ECRITE AU ROI, PAR LE  MINISTRE DE L'INTERIEUR. Le 10 Juin 1792. L'An Quatrieme de la Liberte.

LETTRE ECRITE AU ROI, PAR LE MINISTRE DE L'INTERIEUR. Le 10 Juin 1792. L'An Quatrieme de la Liberte.

by Roland. [Jean-Marie Roland de la Platiere, (1734-1793)].

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Published
1792.
Condition
Very good
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$95.00

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Paris: De l'Imprimerie du Cercle Social, 1792., 1792.. Very good. "Oh Liberty, what crimes are committed in thy name!" - 12mo, unbound leaves laid into plain creamy-yellow wraps (soiled, with tiny chip at top of front wraps; crease & tear to top corner of rear wrap); titled in holograph on front cover. 14 & [i]pp. Fine in good… Read more
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image of THE HISTORY OF NAPOLEON BUONAPARTE. By J.G. Lockhart, Esq. With Copperplate Engravings. (2 Volumes).

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New York: Published by J. & J. Harper, 1830., 1830.. Good. - 16mo, 6-1/4 inches high by 4 inches wide. Original buff cloth titled in black on the front covers and spine and with advertisement for "Harper's Family Library" books on the rear covers. The spines are darkened and the covers are rubbed & stained with wear to… Read more
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image of HANDBUCH DER GESCHICHTE OESTERREICHS VON DER ALTESTEN BIS ZUR NEUESTEN ZEIT. Mit besonderer Rucksicht auf Lander-, Volkerkunde und Culturgeschichte bearbeitet. (5 volumes in 4, as issued).

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Berlin:. Verlag von Theodor Hofmann, 1880., 1880.. Good. - Octavo, 8-7/8 inches high by 6 inches wide. Four volumes uniformly bound in three-quarter green leather & marbled boards, titled in gilt within gilt decorated burgundy panels on the spines. All edges are marbled. The covers are rubbed and soiled with some wear to the corners. The front edge… Read more
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image of [REPRESENTATIVE MEN OF THE ENGLISH REVOLUTION:] An Address Delivered Before the New York Historical Society, at the Celebration of Its Seventy-Second Anniversary, Tuesday, December 19, 1876. By Frederic de Peyser, LL.D., President of the Society. (Cover title).

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New York: Published for the Society, 1876., 1876.. Good. - Octavo, softcover, unbound. Removed in the past from a collection of pamphlets. The title page & last text page are chipped around the edges & bumped and there is a piece out of the bottom inner corner of the last page. 44 pages. 11 black-and-white engraved portraits with… Read more
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image of THE CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR IN AMERICA.

THE CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR IN AMERICA.

by Thomas, Norman; La Follette, Robert M.

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Published
1925.
Condition
Good
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$20.00

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New York: B. W. Huebsch, Inc., 1925., 1925.. Good. - Octavo, navy blue cloth with a printed label on the spine. The binding is rubbed with the front edges of the covers faded. The spine is faded with 2 small stains. The tail of the spine is slightly frayed & the label is darkened. xix & 299 pages.… Read more
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image of [THE ABOLITION OF HEREDITARY TITLES FOLLOWING THE FRENCH REVOLUTION]: LETTRES PATENTES DU ROI, SUR UN DECRET DE L'ASSEMBLEE NATIONALE, QUI ABOLIT LA NOBLESSE HEREDITAIRE, ET PORTE QUE LES TITRES DE PRINCE, DE DUC, DE COMTE, MARQUIS ET AUTRES TITRES SEMBLABLES, NE SERONT PRIS PAR QUI QUE CE SOIT, NI DONNES A PERSONNE. Donnees a Paris, le 23 juin 1790.

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Paris: De l'Imprimerie Royale, 1790., 1790.. Very good. - Quarto, 10-1/4 inches high by 8-1/8 inches wide. Unbound self-wraps, with stab marks along the left edge and numbers penned in an early hand at the top right corner of each page. 3 pages on attractive watermarked paper, with a handsome engraved pictorial headpiece at the head of the… Read more
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image of COMMUNISM IN ACTION: A Documented Study and Analysis of Communism in Operation in the Soviet Union.... (Cover title).

COMMUNISM IN ACTION: A Documented Study and Analysis of Communism in Operation in the Soviet Union.... (Cover title).

by (Reisel, Victor). Dirksen, Everett M.; Griffith, Ernest S.; Peck, Gustav; et al. Elsbree, Hugh L.; editor.

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Published
1946.
Condition
Good
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$20.00

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Washington, DC: U.S, Government Printing Office, 1946., 1946.. Good. FROM THE LIBRARY OF VICTOR REISEL - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream-colored wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped, soiled & chipped with their edges darkened & with some minor foxing. iv & [141] pages, including wraps. Illustrated with a chart of major events in the development of the… Read more
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image of HOLOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by ODOARDO FARNESE, DUKE OF PARMA, addressed to FRANCESCO CAPIZUCCHI at Christmas-time. Together with 2 ENGRAVED PORTRAITS.

HOLOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by ODOARDO FARNESE, DUKE OF PARMA, addressed to FRANCESCO CAPIZUCCHI at Christmas-time. Together with 2 ENGRAVED PORTRAITS.

by Odoardo Farnese, Duke of Parma and Piacenza (1612-1646).

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Published
1644.
Condition
Very good
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$750.00

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Piacenza: December 1644., 1644.. Very good. - Over 60 words penned in an unidentified hand on 10-7/8 inch high by 8-5/8 inch wide creamy white watermarked paper with an attached integral address leaf. He sends Christmas greetings ("Santo Natale") to Marquess Francesco Capizucchi (1605-1678), the brother of Cardinal Raimondo Capizucchi. The letter is boldly signed by Odoardo… Read more
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image of CHARMING PORTRAIT OF THE BOY DUKE OF PARMA ROBERTO I, AGED ABOUT 11, DRAWN AND ENGRAVED BY LODOVICO BIGOLA.

CHARMING PORTRAIT OF THE BOY DUKE OF PARMA ROBERTO I, AGED ABOUT 11, DRAWN AND ENGRAVED BY LODOVICO BIGOLA.

by Roberto I, Duke of Parma and Piacenza. (1848-1907). Elder son of Duke of Parma Charles III,he succeeded to the dukedom at the age of six upon his father's assassination in 1854.

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Published
[1859].
Condition
Fine
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$150.00

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Circa [1859]., [1859].. Fine. - Original engraving, 6-3/4 inches high by 4-3/4 inches wide on a 10-3/8 inch high by 7-1/2 inch wide sheet. Titled below the image "Roberto I. / Duca di Parma, Piacenza / Stati annessi", with the words "L. Bigola dis. e inc." immediately under the portrait. Near fine. The boy duke is portrayed at… Read more
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image of SLIP OF PAPER SIGNED BY BRITISH STATESMAN ROBERT CECIL, 3RD MARQUESS OF SALISBURY, THREE TIMES PRIME MINISTER OF BRITAIN.

SLIP OF PAPER SIGNED BY BRITISH STATESMAN ROBERT CECIL, 3RD MARQUESS OF SALISBURY, THREE TIMES PRIME MINISTER OF BRITAIN.

by Gascoyne-Cecil, Robert, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury. (1830-1903). British statesman who served as Prime Minister three times for a total of over thirteen years.

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Published
1869.
Condition
Good
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$45.00

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1869., 1869.. Good. - A small label signed "Salisbury" is mounted on an unevenly cut slip of paper approximately 2 inches high by 4 inches wide. "Marquess of Salisbury 1869" is penned in another hand on the paper below the autograph. The paper is darkened. Good. Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, [1830-1903] styled Lord David Cecil and… Read more
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image of ORIGINAL HOLOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED by the Chief Steward of Bohemia CHRISTOPH POPEL OF LOBKOWICZ.

ORIGINAL HOLOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED by the Chief Steward of Bohemia CHRISTOPH POPEL OF LOBKOWICZ.

by (Baron of Lobkowicz). Popel, Christoph (1549-1609). Chief Steward of Bohemia under Emperor Rudolf II.

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Published
[1598].
Condition
Fair
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[1598]., [1598].. Fair. - An original holograph document attractively penned in an unknown hand on 13-1/4 inch high by 15-5/8 inch wide cream paper. Fifteen lines boldly penned with several flourishes, signed "Christophorus Popel Barro a Lobcowicz" by Christoph Popel, Baron of Lobkowicz who was Chief Steward of Bohemia under the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II. The document… Read more
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image of AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO A COLLECTOR SIGNED BY SCOTTISH POLITICIAN AND JUDGE ANDREW MURRAY, 1ST VISCOUNT DUNEDIN.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO A COLLECTOR SIGNED BY SCOTTISH POLITICIAN AND JUDGE ANDREW MURRAY, 1ST VISCOUNT DUNEDIN.

by Murray, Andrew, 1st Viscount Dunedin. (1849-1942). Scottish politician and judge.

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Published
1930.
Condition
Fine
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$45.00

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[London]: December 1, 1930., 1930.. Fine. - 27 words penned on a 7 inch high by 4-3/8 inch wide sheet of his personalized letterhead with his Lower Sloane Street address printed at top right and signed "Dunedin". Fine. Dunedin writes: "Owing to an accident your letter remained unopened till today." Apologizing for the delay, he is returning a… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER, BOLDLY SIGNED by the Hungarian-born Feminist_Pacifist ROSIKA SCHWIMMER, making mention of Henry Ford's 1915 Peace Ship expedition which she initially led.

TYPED LETTER, BOLDLY SIGNED by the Hungarian-born Feminist & Pacifist ROSIKA SCHWIMMER, making mention of Henry Ford's 1915 Peace Ship expedition which she initially led.

by Schwimmer, Rosika (1877-1948). Hungarian-born Feminist & Pacifist leader who was denied U.S. citizenship for her opposition to war.

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Published
1923.
Condition
Good
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$1,500.00

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Chicago: July 20, 1923., 1923.. Good. - A one-and-a-quarter page letter with over 325 words typed on 2 sides of her 11 inch high by 8-3/8 inch wide light blue "4740 Dorchester Ave., Chicago" stationery. In her letter to the American lecture agent James B. Pond, the noted feminist & pacifist Rosika Schwimmer outlines her intention to offer… Read more
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image of SOVIET RUSSIA TODAY. March 1943. (Vol. 11, No. 11). Red Army Anniversary Issue. (Cover title).

SOVIET RUSSIA TODAY. March 1943. (Vol. 11, No. 11). Red Army Anniversary Issue. (Cover title).

by Bynner, Witter; Fletcher, John Gould; Benet, William Rose; Neruda, Pablo; et al. Smith, Jessica; editor.

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Published
1943.
Condition
Very good
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(New York: S.R.T. Publications, Inc.), 1943., 1943.. Very good. - Quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], soft cover bound in pictorial wraps titled in red & with a dramatic picture of a Soviet warrior after a poster by Klimashiny on the front cover. The top corners of the wraps are lightly creased. 34 pages. Black-and-white illustrations.… Read more
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