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Jane Austen

By Margaret Kennedy

Denver: Alan Swallow, 1950. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Tan cloth boards with blue lettering. Clipping from NY Times book review laid in and has left shadow on rear endpapers. Otherwise clean and tight. No dustjacket. All books packed and shipped with care.


Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus (2 volumes)

By Morison, Samuel Eliot

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1942. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Red buckram with gilt and blue medallions on front boards. Blue spine label with gilt lettering. Map endpapers. Top edges dyed blue. Illustrated with maps and charts, including one fold-out map in Volume 1. Volume 1 has a small stain on fore-edge that affects pages 78-86, but not textblock. Volume 2 is in near fine condition. Spines of both volumes very lightly sunned. Comes with slipcase, but no dustjackes. Slipcase is complete but with edgewear.


Horaito Gates: Defender of American Liberties

By Samuel White Patteron

New York: Columbia University Press, 1941. First edition. Hardcover. good+. Red buckram with black spine label, gilt lettering. Ex-library with library name stamped on front free endpaper and bottom and top edges. Book plate on front pastedown states that the books was a gift of Henry Steele Commager. No other library markings. Frontis portrait of Gates by Gilbert Stuart. Shadow of label (?) on title page, otherwise clean and tight. Spine slightly faded.


Our Revolutionary Forefathers

By Eugene Parker Chase, Editor/Translator

New York: Duffield & Co., 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Good +. Lavender cloth boards faded on edges and spine; slight foxing on edges of text. Contains the letters of the Marquis during his residence in the United States as Secretary of the French Legation.


Gentleman Johnny: The life of General John Burgoyne

By Lauren Paine

London: Robert Hale & Co., 1973. First printing. Unknown Binding. Very Good/very good. Orange paper boards with white spine lettering. A name on front and rear pastedowns whited out. Minor foxing on endpapers and edges, otherwise clean & tight. Unclipped dj has very minor edgewear. In protective mylar jacket.


An Apology for the life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Comedian, and Late Patentee of the Theatre-Royal.

By Cibber, Colley

London: John Watts, 1740. Second edition. Leather_bound. Good. Book plates of original owner on front pastedown along with three other bookplates. First blank page clipped, I assume to remove someone's name. Brown leather boards with two red leather spine labels, one for title and one for "London 1740," and five raised bands. Exterior hinges starting but still well attached. Head/heel of spine bumped and chipped. Corners bumped and slightly worn. Two ribbon markers. Interior pages clean and tight.