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Pictorial Souvenir: John Alden - Pilgrim

By Alden, Augustus E.

Boston: Alden Colonial View Company. Good; Musty, edges of wrappers toned, gift inscription on dedication page.. 1904. Softcover. Green printed stapled wraps with circular cut-out on front wraps showing Alden Arms in color on dedication page. Measures 5.25 x 7.25 inches. Souvenir album prepared for the descendants of Mayflower Pilgrims John and Priscilla Alden, giving a brief history of their voyage from England, landing at Plymouth Rock, settlement at Duxbury, Massachusetts, and description of houses and domestic items. Also shows several photos of Alden descendant reunions and has ads at rear for other publications by and about various Aldens. ; [44] pages .

$35.00

Letters and Diary of Alan Seeger

By Seeger, Alan

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, corners rounded, owner name . on front free endpaper.. 1917. First Edition. Hardcover. Brown cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. xi, 218pp. Photogravure portrait of Seeger and facsimile autograph as frontispiece. Letters and diary entries from the trenches and battle lines by the young American poet who joined up with the French Foreign Legion at the outset of World War I and who died in battle in 1916. .

$22.00

A Lady\'s Child
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A Lady's Child

By Starkie, Enid

London: Faber & Faber. Good with no dust jacket; Boards, edges and endpapers foxed, boards worn, . top corner clipped from front free endpaper.. 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on spine. Many photos. An autobiography by the literary biographer, best known for her book about the life and work of Arthur Rimbaud. ; 341 pages .

$30.00

Henry Edward Manning:  His Life and Labours
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Henry Edward Manning: His Life and Labours

By Leslie, Shane

Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed.. 1970. Reprint. Hardcover. 0837142571 . Navy cloth binding. Reprint of 1921 biography of the English Cardinal and Archbishop of Westminster. xxiii, 516pp, index, illustrations. .

$20.00

The McCarthys in Early American History
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The McCarthys in Early American History

By O'Brien, Michael J.

Charleston , SC: Garnier and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1968. Reprint. Hardcover. One of 500 numbered copies in this reprint of the 1921 edition. Green cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. xxii, 322pp. Appendices of enlisted men named McCarthy in Revolutionary War era muster rolls and enlistment papers and marriage records for McCarthys prior to 1800 in the American colonies. .

$40.00

The Truth At Last
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The Truth At Last

By Hawtrey, Charles; Maugham, W. Somerset

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards scuffed, bookseller label on front . free endpaper.. 1924. First American Edition. Hardcover. Edited and with an introduction by W. Somerset Maugham. Black cloth binding with titles in gilt on front boards and spine. vii, 331pp, index. Photograph portrait frontispiece and many other photos depicting the British stage actor in various roles, including a 1907 Vaudeville Theatre production with Billie Glinda the Good Witch Burke. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$20.00

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller
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Abby Aldrich Rockefeller

By Chase, Mary Ellen

NY: The Macmillan Company. Good with no dust jacket; Heel of spine split, boards rubbed, owner name . on front free endpaper, soiling to frontispiece and title page.. 1950. First Printing. Hardcover. Red cloth binding with printed paper labels on spine and front boards. Signed by the author on the title page. Letter in envelope from previous owner to Rockefeller Foundation asking for Mr. Rockefeller to sign the book also, but no extra signature found. Frontispiece black and white portrait of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, ; 159 pages; Signed by author .

$20.00

Proceedings Upon the Unveiling of the Statue of Baron Von Steuben, Major  General and Inspector General in the Continental Army During the  Revolutionary War,  In Washington D. C. , December 7, 1910, and Upon the  Presentation of the Replica to His Majesty the German Emperor and the  German Nation in Potsdam, September 2, 1911, Erected by the Congress of  the United States
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Proceedings Upon the Unveiling of the Statue of Baron Von Steuben, Major General and Inspector General in the Continental Army During the Revolutionary War, In Washington D. C. , December 7, 1910, and Upon the Presentation of the Replica to His Majesty the German Emperor and the German Nation in Potsdam, September 2, 1911, Erected by the Congress of the United States

By Carter, George H.

Washington, D. C.: U. S. Government Printing Office. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and rounded.. [1912]. Hardcover. Brown cloth with gilt decoration and titles on front boards and spine. Index, illustrations, bibliography. Includes information about the Revolutionary War leader and speeches by various political leaders and others, including President Taft, at the dedication of the Baron von Steuben statue by sculptor Albert Jaegers in Lafayette Park, Washington DC. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 234 pages .

$15.00

Sanford Ballard Dole and His Hawaii
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Sanford Ballard Dole and His Hawaii

By Damon, Ethel M.

Palo Alto, CA: Pacific Books for the Hawaiian Historical Society. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and chipped.. 1957. Hardcover. Includes section analyzing Justice Dole's legal opinions by Samuel B. Kemp. Green cloth binding. ix, 394 pp. Index, photos, illustrations. Biography of the Hawaii born lawyer who served as Justice of the Supreme Court of the Hawaiian Kingdom in 1887, then was President of the Republic of Hawaii, Governor of the Hawaiian Territory, and Federal District Judge. .

$25.00

The Letters of Gamaliel Bradford, 1918 to 1931
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The Letters of Gamaliel Bradford, 1918 to 1931

By Bradford, Gamaliel; Brooks, Van Wyck (editor)

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket tattered and . price-clipped.. 1934. Hardcover. vii, 377pp, index. Brown cloth binding. A collection of the prolific biographer's letters. .

$15.00

The Red Rose Girls:   An Uncommon Story of Art and Love
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The Red Rose Girls: An Uncommon Story of Art and Love

By Carter, Alice A.

NY: Harry N. Abrams. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Jacket slightly rubbed, remainder mark . on page bottoms.. 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. 0810944375 . Index, bibliography, notes. Many photos and illustrations. The story of the household of artist women, including illustrators Jessie Willcox Smith and Elizabeth Shippen Green and muralist Violet Oakley, who set Victorian Philadelphian social sensibilities on end. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 216 pages .

$50.00

The Life of General Winfield Scott
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The Life of General Winfield Scott

By Mansfield, Edward D.

NY: A. S. Barnes and Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, corners rounded, foxed, . owner names penciled on front free endpaper.. 1846. First Edition. Hardcover. Original brown ruled cloth with titles and wreath and flag design stamped in gilt on spine. Frontispiece engraving of Scott and eleven other engraved plates of depictions of Scotts life, map of Florida, Lake Ontario, October 13, 1812 battle, Niagara Frontier, Battle of Lundys Lane, Battle of Chippewa plan, and a Scott medallion. Sabin 44367. A laudatory biography of the American military leader who served in the War of 1812, Indian Wars, and Cherokee removal at the time that this book was published. Scott later ran unsuccessfully for President as a Whig party candidate in 1852 and subsequently led troops during the Mexican War and rose to become Commanding General of the Union Army during the Civil War, events which are covered in later editions of Mansfields work. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 366 pages .

$70.00

Memoirs of a Soldier of Fortune
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Memoirs of a Soldier of Fortune

By De Nogales, General Rafael

NY: Harrison Smith. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, gift inscription on front . free endpaper.. 1932. First American Edition. Hardcover. Brown cloth with red top stain Three illustrations, including frontispiece photo of the author. xvi, 380pp. Prefaces by Lowell Thomas and R. B. Cunninghame Graham. Autobiography by the Venezuelan mercenary, an amazing narrative of gun-running days in the Caribbean, cattle-rustling along the Rio Grande, hunting for gold in Alaska and Nevada, following the spoor of big game in West Africa, fighting in Mexico and Venezuela, and directing the siege of Van, the capital of Armenia, (from Thomas preface). .

$30.00

The End of a Chapter
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The End of a Chapter

By Leslie, Shane

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, front free endpaper removed, . jacket tattered and chipped.. 1916. First American Edition. Hardcover. Navy cloth with gilt titles on front boards and spine. A memoir written by the World War I soldier during the time he was invalided in hospital. ; 203 pages .

$20.00

Behind the Ballots:  The Personal History of a Politician
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Behind the Ballots: The Personal History of a Politician

By Farley, James A.

NY: Harcourt, Brace & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Signatures of several members of Popplewell . family of Kentucky on front endpapers, boards rubbed, corners rounded.. 1939. Seventh Printing. Hardcover. Inscribed "Happy New Year, James A. Farley" in green ink on front free endpaper. Frontispiece photo portrait of Farley by Margaret Bourke-White. Index. Autobiography of the prominent Irish Catholic Democratic politician who served as Postmaster General and was a presidential campaign manager to both FDR and Alfred E. Smith. Navy cloth with green topstain. ; 392 pages; Signed by Author .

$15.00

The Scandalous Regent:  A Life of Philippe, Duc D’orleans 1674-1723 and of  His Family
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The Scandalous Regent: A Life of Philippe, Duc D’orleans 1674-1723 and of His Family

By Lewis, W. H.

NY: Harcourt, Brace and World. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed, chipped and dampstained at . the spine.. 1961. First American Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth. Author's note, bibliography, and index. A biography of the French Regent who the author describes as one of the leading rakes of the 18th century who might have done great things had not a vicious education and a long enforced idleness stunted his moral growth. ; 228 pages .

$7.50

Book Life:  The Life and Times of David Scott Mitchell
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Book Life: The Life and Times of David Scott Mitchell

By Chanin, Eileen

New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books. Near Fine; Covers rubbed.. 2012. First American Edition. Softcover. 9781584563075 . Pictorial softcover. xvi, 477 pages. Black and white photos, black and white and color illustrations, abbreviations list, notes, bibliography, and index. A biography of one Australias greatest book collectors and philanthropists told through his books, reading, and correspondence. .

$15.00

The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin:  Consisting of Essays, Humorous,  Moral, and Literary: with His Life, Written by Himself
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral, and Literary: with His Life, Written by Himself

By Franklin, Benjamin

NY: Leavitt, Trow & Co.. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, corners rounded, spine reglued.. 1848. Later Edition. Hardcover. viii, 288 pp. Original red blindstamped cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. Preface by Richard Price. Tight, clean copy of this collection of Ben Franklin's writings. .

$17.50

Joseph Brant (Thayendanegea)
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Joseph Brant (Thayendanegea)

By Thomas, Howard

Prospect, NY: Prospect Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Gift inscription on front free . endpaper, jacket lightly rubbed.. 1973. First Printing. Hardcover. 0913710040 . A biography of the Mohawk Indian chief who befriended Sir William Johnson (who married Brant's sister Molly) and played a pivotal role with the British forces during the American Revolutionary War siege of Fort Stanwix, Battle of Oriskany and Cherry Valley massacre in upstate New York. Red cloth binding. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 176 pages .

$7.50

East, West:  An Irish Doctor’s Memories
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East, West: An Irish Doctor’s Memories

By Hamilton, Charles Stewart Parnell

London: Christopher Johnson. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket chipped, back panel soiled.. 1955. First Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth. Black and white frontispiece photo, black and white photos. Autobiography detailing the authors childhood, hospital work, experiences in both world wars, Russia, India, and medical work in the tropics. ; 223 pages .

$10.00

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