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Visitors' and Automobilists' Guide Book of Saratoga SpringsNew York.

By SARATOGIAN COMPANY

Saratoga Springs: [The Company], 1900. . Small 4to, pale pink printed wrappers, some very minor chipping. OCLC lists microfilm only without date, which does appear on lthis copy's title page. One of the maps is rather amusing as it is entitled Map of Good Roads for Automobiling from Saratoga Springs N.Y>"

$225.00

The California Alligator Farm. Always over 1000 on Exhibition. Open Every day.

By {CALIFORNIA PROMOTIONAL PIECE].

Los Angelis, California: [The Farm} Wood's Print, ca. 1911. . Single illustration on front and on back cover of 500 (sic) year-old alligator named Okeechobee; two very grainhy halftones on centerfold. One copy located in OCLC at UCLA dated circa 1911 by reference to a photograph in their collection.

$125.00

The Teacher's Gift.

By {JUVENILE]

Portlland: C. H. Colesworthy, 1839. . 16mo, in [?]unrelated brown printed wrappers bearing the title " Louisa's Tenderness | to |Birds" and imprint: "Concord: Boyd and White |1839" Three holdings in OCLC: AAS, Univ. Maine,and Free Library of P The catalog entries for AAS and the University of Maine have the note: "Wrapper cover title and imprint statement varies: Little Sally of the Sabbath school. Concord: Boyd and White. 1839". The catalog entries in AAS and in the Free Library of Philadelphia simply says "printed wrappers": It should be noted that no copy of "Louisa's Tenderness to the Birds" published by either Colesworthy or Boyd and White has been noted .

$350.00

Formosa (or Taiwan).

By [JAPANESE FORMOSA]. Japan Tourist Bureau.

Taipeh: [ The Bureau] Printed by the Toppan Printing Co. (Tokyo], 1918. . Tall, narrow brochure with small half-tone on front which is printed in back and light green. Formosa was ceded to Japan at the end of the First Sino-Japanese War in 1895 by the Treaty of Shimonoseki.in. It remained under Japanese rule until the end of WWII when it was returned to China. At the end of the Chinese Civil War in 1947 the defeated Chiang Kai-shek fled with his follows to the Island Formosa became the Republic of China and the Chinese mainland was named the People's Republic of China. A rare survivor of a troubled time.

$225.00

Obituary... Kate Morrison Little.

By ARKANSAS IMPRINT.

[Fort Smith, Arkansas: S.n.], 1860. . 16mo, printed on p. [1] only. No other copy located. Most probably printed by the local newspaper, or possibly by a field press at the Garrison. Kate Little was the daughter of Capt. Lewis Henry Little, a graduate of West Point, born in Baltimore and his wife, Martha Rathbone Little. Captain Little graduated in 1939 and the was appointed to the U.S> Fifth infantry. In May 1861 he resigned his commission to join the Confederate Army rising to the rank of Brigadier General. He was killed at the battle of Iuka, Mississippi in September 1862. His father, Peter Litte served as a Representative in Congress for sixteen years from Maryland.

$350.00

Around the Clock in Cherokee.

By [AFRICAN-AMERICAN] Black Clouggeon

Gaffney, S.C.: [The Author] Renaissance Press, 1972. . Large 8vo, bright yellow stiff wrappers, front printed. OCLC shows 6 holdings. A very detailed history of the little town by a retired school teacher (40 years). She was very well-known in her community and there is a public park named for her in Gaffney. Historical notes on the evolution of mankind from the African continent and facts about the cultural development of parts of ancient Africa, far in advance of the Western world. She underlines the theory that the invention of the cotton gin was, in part, responsible for much of the inhumane treatment of slavesÑcotton growing was was not a very profitable venture before the gin,and the few African Americans came over, came as indentured servants and most worked as house servants. The cotton gin increased the capability of processing the raw cotton and called for ever more labor and made both cotton and slavery very profitable businesses.

$175.00

The Newspaper Press of Charleston, S.C. A Chronological and Bibliographical History, Embracing a period of One Hundred and Forty Years.

By KING William L.

Charleston, S.C.: Edward Perry (Book Press)149 Meeting Street, 1872. . 12mo in half-sheets, original brown publisher's pebble cloth, spine gil; 2mm lacking at top of spine; Ex-Library with shelf-marks at foot of spine; American University Library bookplate on front pastedown, release rubber-stamp on front free endpaper; copyright page and facing page with markings. and pocket on rear pastedown. Institutionally common, scarce in trade. Despite being Ex-Library, this is a tight and handsome little volume with a very nice Charleston bookseller's ticket on the front pastedown.

$375.00

The Twin Cities (Brownsville, Texas ; Matamoros, Mexico) of the Border and the Country of the Lower Rio Grande [cover title]

By CHATFIELD Lieut. W. H.

Brownsville, Tex. : Brownsville Historical Association et al, 1959. . Large folio, printed gray wrappers; very slight sunning to spine. Excellent condition. A facsimile of the New Orleans publication, originally printed by E. P. Brandad. OCLC lists 7 holdings for the original edition. Cracker Barrell Chronicles p. 66.

$250.00

Original Letters of Mozis Addums to Billy Ivvins..New and Revised Edition.

By BAGBY Geo[rge]. W[illiam].

Richmond {Va.] Printed for the Author by: Clemmitt & Jones, . . Small 4to, buff wrappers, front printed. SECOND EDITION. BAL569. First published 1857 in the "Southern Lterary Messenger". see Introduction. First separate publication 1862--BAL 561

$95.00

Favorite Receipts (Second Edition)

By FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH FAIR, KANSAS CITY, Coburn Mrs. J.. M., Compiler

Kansas City: Ladies of the Art Booth of the First Congregational Church Fair, Kansas City : F. P. Burnap Stationery & Printing Co.,, 1904. . 8vo, cream cloth, front pictorial, soiled. Three holdings in OCLC: UC at Davis, University of Illinois; and SMU. The most attractive cover and internal decorations were designed by Mrs. Noble R. Fuller. A very professional production and seemingly simply a second printing of the first ed

$225.00

The Suspension of Dr. V. T McGillycuddy, United States Indian Agent, :ine Ridge Agency, DAK. [drop title]

By INDIAN RIGHTS ASSOCIATION.

Philadelphia: [The Association], July 1886. . 8vo, printed wrappers. Institutionally common, scarce in trade. Dr. Valentine Trant McGillycuddy (1849Ð1939) was suspended from his position as Agent at the Pine Ridge Agency by order of the President in Washington. His suspension was due to his refusing to accept a new Chief Clerk while his own one was still in situ and had been very satisfactory. The Association is very much behind him, pointing out that he has been an outstanding agent, surgeon and surveyor in the Indian territory for many years. McGillyguddy treated Crazy Horse after he was stabbed and had a very good relationship with Native Americans who called him "Wasicu Wakan" which in Lakota means "Holy White Man".

$250.00

Iron Men and Their Dogs. A History of Hayward & Friend...Hayward Kartlett...Koppers...

By [MARYLAND INDUSTRY]. Latrobe Ferdinand C.

Baltimore: Ivan R. Drechsler [For Private Distribution], 1941. . Large 8vo, terracotta cloth, front highly gilt with vignette of Koppers Company Bartlett Howard Division entrance with two iron dogs, Sailor and Canton. ONE OF 500 NUMBERED COPIES. A history of the evolution of the original company that morphed into locomotive production and many other large scale iron productions. The dogs were the symbols of the companies and represented the enjoyment that leading members of the board derived from duck hunting and the retrieval of the shot birds by native American dogs, the Chesapeake Bay Retriever. No book on the Chesapeake district would be complete without a nod to the terrapin and indeed the last chapter "Canvasback and Diamondback" has instructions for the preparing of both delicacies, the wild duck, and terrapin

$125.00

Sorosis [Membership List] 1923Ð1924

By [FIRST WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL CLUB]

New York: [The Club], 1924. . 12mo, pale wine colored stiff wrappers; front cover printed and faded with dampstain on lower inner corner. Sorosis was the first professional women's club in the United States. The club was organized in New York City with 12 members in March 1868, by Jane Cunningham Croly. Croly had long wanted to open opportunities for women and for women to play a greater role in molding American society. The specific event sparking the creation of Sorosis occurred in April 1868 when the New York Press Club decided to bar women from its dinner honoring Charles Dickens on his American tour. Although the Press Club agreed at the last minute to open their doors to women if enough expressed a desire to attend the Dickens's soiree, it was too little too late to satisfy Croly and her friends. (Years later, the Press Club formally apologized to Sorosis.) Among its founding members were Josephine Pollard, a children's author, and Fanny Fern Parton, a popular columnist who had also been angered by the New York Press Club's actions. Sorosis was incorporated in January 1869. Alice Cary was the first president. Within one year, Sorosis had 83 members. The organizational meeting at Delmonico's restaurant in New York was itself a challenge to socially acceptable behavior since it was not deemed proper for women to be seen in public places without a male escort. Sorosis is a botanical term used to describe aggregated fruit, Mrs. Croly foundit in a botanical dictionary The general supposition is that Sorosis comes from the Greek word meaning sister. But it has a much more significant and broader meaning than that. It is the botanical name of a class known as aggregated fruits, of which the raspberry is an example- a collection of flowers, which mature into fruits, all joined together in one wholesome body. The club's object was to further the educational and social activities of women, and to bring together for mutual helpfulness, representative women in art, literature, science, and kindred pursuits.

$35.00

Locomotives for Export. American Locomotive Sales Corporation Export Sales Agents for American Locomotive Company and Montreal Locomotive Works, Limited....

By AMERICAN LOCOMOTIVE SALES CORPORATION.

New York: [The Company], 1918. . Oblong 8vo, bright red cloth, title in gilt on front cover OCLC shows six holdings. An exhaustive visual history of some of the great freight and passenger engines for railway companies in Chile, Egypt, Japan, China, Taiwan, also the British War Office, the Russian government, etc.

$250.00

The "Blue Book". a Bibliographical Attempt to Describe the Guide Books to the Houses of Ill Fame in New Orleans....

By [HEARTMAN, CHARLES

[New Orleans?]: Privately Printed, 1936. . Tall 8vo, navy-blue cloth; title in gilt on front cover; free endpapers discolored probably caused by glue under the opposing pastedowns OCLC records two holdings. One of an unknown limitation which includes 15 on hand-made paper..

$750.00

A Classification and Subject Index for Cataloguing and Arranging the Books and Pamphlets of a Library.

By [DEWEY Melvil]

Amherst, Mass., 1876. [Actually New York: Brick Row Book Shop, 1941. . Large 8vo, purple stiff wrappers, printed in black: front reads in part "An Historic Pamphlet...."; spine a trifle faded. LIMITED TO 200 copies. Institutionally common, scarce in trade. Facsimile of the original preliminary classification pamphlet sent by Dewey in 1876 to Dr. Ernest Cushing Richardson for his suggestions and criticism. Amusing to read Byrne Hackett's note in the Foreword "The present publication is strictly limited to 200 copies and will not be reprinted."

$125.00

General Catalogue No 31. Wholesale Hardware, Sporting Goods Automobile Accessories.

By CHARLES LEONARD HARDWARE CO.

Petersburg: [The Company], . . Folio, maroon buckram, titled in black on front cover and name on spin; all edges maroon, as new in original publisher's cardboard shipping box An extraordinarily comprehensive catalogue in untouched condition. No other publication from this firm located, despite the fact that it was in business for 120 years. The building now house condominiums. Originally the building had a large lion on a pedestal on the roof, reflecting the original owners leonine moniker. That is no longer there, but the pedestal remains. Charles Leonard (1826Ð1916) originally from London, went to Petersburg, Virginia in 1830. In 1840 he started learning the gun trade, but eventually went into the hardware business by 1845. His store was located on Old Street. Around the beginning of the Civil War LeonardÕs hardware store was on Sycamore Street. The address for his business at that time was 30 South Sycamore Street. From the Petersburg Progress-Index, Wednesday, January 6, 1965, p. 10 ÒAt the last meeting of the ÔBoard of DirectorsÕ of Charles Leonard Hardware Co. it was decided to dissolve the company and discontinue its operation. Times have changed many times over the 120 years this store has been in business and we have changed with them over these many years. However! Now that the market is flooded with Hardware and Housewares that are seconds, irregulars and inferior imports we no longer wish to continue to compete. This store has never sold anything but first quality, top brand products during all these years and when we close our doors forever it will be with the same reputation of quality that has prevailed during this store's entire history. We say goodbye with deep regret and sincerely hope you will take advantage of the great saving being offered at this long to be remembered Sale. Thank you all for the loyal patronage you have given us over these many years.

$450.00

Weaving Department Crossnore, Inc.Crossnore, N.C. Hand Woven Houshold Furnishings and Sport Materials.[cover title]

By [CROSSNORE SCHOOL]

[Crossnore, N.C.: The School, ca. 1900-1920]. . Oblong12mo, self-wrappers Crossnore School, founded in the early twentieth century was a boarding school for children in need, its weaving department also taught women from the mountain regions the craft of weaving. After beinge trained, the adults could take a loom back to their mountain homes and continue weaving; their products would be sold by the Weaving Department. The present pamphlet contains a price list and halftones of some of the patterns used and items sold.

$150.00

Women and Other Enigma. Being certain meditations of my friend the cynic.

By [HUMOR. Maynard Laurens

Boston: The Gorham Press, [1912]. . Small 4to, tan boards, somewhat soiled; title lettering in red on front cover, together with a photographic label Microfilm only record in OCLC.

$45.00

A Collection of some letters and instruments that have passed during the late contests in France concerning the regale.

By [BURNET Gilbert]

London: Printed for Richard Chiswell at the Rose and Crown in St. Paul's Church-Yard, , 1681. . 8vo, 18th century marbled boards leather spine and tips,worn; skillfully rebacked with the original spine laid down. Armorial bookplate of Ralph William Grey on the front pastedown. This is the Appendix to Burnet's "The history of the rights of princes in the disposing of ecclesiastical benefices and church-lands..."but is often found separately. Text is in French apart from English title page and the translation of two of the letters. During the vacancy of an archbishopric or bishopric the French kings claimed the right 910 to receive all the revenues of the diocese, (2) to appoint to all benefices vacant during the interval, (3) to send royal officers to administer the temporalities of the see. These three rights collectively called the rŽgale, were first formulated in the testament drawn up by Louis IX (1214Ð1270) before his departure on a crusade. In the reign of Louis XIV it was determined to extend the system of the rŽgale to the provinces recently added to France. This gave rise to a vigorous struggle on the part of the bishops in the annexed provinces, and their cause was supported by the pope. To coerce the papacy, Louis obtained from the national synod of the clergy in 1682 a declaration practical independence of the Gallican church. This was approved by the pope and was in force from 1682 to the Civil Constitution of the Clergy (1790) during the French Revolution. This is the Appendix to Burnet's "The history of the rights of princes in the disposing of ecclesiastical benefices and church-lands..."but is often found separately. Text is in French apart from English title page and the translation of two of the letters. During the vacancy of an archbishopric or bishopric the French kings claimed the right to receive all the revenues of the diocese, (2) to appoint to all benefices vacant during the interval, (3) to send royal officers to administer the temporalities of the see. These three rights collectively called the rŽgale, were first formulated in the testament drawn up by Louis IX (1214Ð1270) before his departure on a crusade. In the reign of Louis XIV it was determined to extend the system of the rŽgale to the provinces recently added to France. This gave rise to a vigorous struggle on the part of the bishops in the annexed provinces, and their cause was supported by the pope. To coerce the papacy, Louis obtained from the national synod of the clergy in 1682 a declaration practical independence of the Gallican church. This was approved by the pope and was in force from 1682 to the Civil Constitution of the Clergy (1790) during the French Revolution.

$300.00

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