Recent Arrivals from R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA

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cover of GROUP OF NINETEEN (19) LETTERS FROM GORDON TO EDWARD D. KIMBALL AND A FEW OTHERS, DATED 28 JANUARY 1862 TO 21 AUGUST 1862, INCLUDING THREE LETTERS WRITTEN TO GORDON, PLUS THREE (3) RECEIPTS

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1862. Original manuscripts. Very Good. The letters from Gordon are datelined New York. The receipts cover an Oregon War Loan, a deposit slip for Phenix Bank, NYC, and a quarterly statement of Kimball's account Gordon. Partial contents of the letters include: The Burnside Expedition; price and availabilty of Java Coffee; Chinese shipping; … Read more
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cover of THE DAYSPRING" -- GROUP OF FOUR (4) ISSUES:  VOL. I, NO. 4;  VOL. II, NO. 1;  VOL. II, NO. 2;  VOL. 2, NO. 7.  APRIL, 1842-JULY, 1843 passim

THE DAYSPRING" -- GROUP OF FOUR (4) ISSUES: VOL. I, NO. 4; VOL. II, NO. 1; VOL. II, NO. 2; VOL. 2, NO. 7. APRIL, 1842-JULY, 1843 passim

by American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions

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Published
1843
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Editions
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£150.64

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Boston: Crocker and Brewster, 1843. First Editions. Very Good. Articles in these issues include: Choctaw Indians; African Civilization and Manufactures; Female Seminary at Wailuku, Sandwich Islands; A Tamul Girl's Account of Her Conversion; North American Indians; A New Theory on the Origin of White and Black Men; Horrid Cannibalism; Mission… Read more
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cover of ARCHIVE:  HANDWRITTEN LETTER, SIGNED, FROM PRAM PRAM [ACCRA, GHANA], ALONG WITH FIVE (5) OTHER HANDWRITTEN DOCUMENTS WRITTEN ca. 1857 FROM COASTAL AFRICA

ARCHIVE: HANDWRITTEN LETTER, SIGNED, FROM PRAM PRAM [ACCRA, GHANA], ALONG WITH FIVE (5) OTHER HANDWRITTEN DOCUMENTS WRITTEN ca. 1857 FROM COASTAL AFRICA

by Hudson, Capt. Samuel H.

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Published
1857
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Original manuscripts
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£207.13

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1857. Original manuscripts. Very Good. Six documents in all. The Hudson letter, addressed to E.D. Kimball, Esq., recommends James R. Stray for second mate aboard the ship "Buckeye," in part: "...[he's] been in your employ on this coast five voyages...he's a temperate and hard working man..., Yours respectfully, Sam'l H. Hudson. Together with the letter… Read more
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cover of HANDWRITTEN LETTER TO N&WW BILLINGS REGARDING WHALE OIL, &C., DATED AT NORWICH, FEB'Y 1st, 1828

HANDWRITTEN LETTER TO N&WW BILLINGS REGARDING WHALE OIL, &C., DATED AT NORWICH, FEB'Y 1st, 1828

by Gilman & Ripley

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Published
1828
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Original manuscript
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£30.13

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1828. Original manuscript. Very Good. One page, quarto, integral address leaf. 18 lines written legibly in ink. In part: "... Your favor with Eight Casks Oil is received, only two of which were invoiced....dft. for $1000 at 90 days from Jan'y 25 has been presented & accepted, the balance of $1400, you are at… Read more
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cover of HANDWRITTEN LETTER TO N&WW BILLINGS REGARDING CRUDE WHALE OIL, &C., DATED AT NEW BEDFORD, 1st. mo. 18, 1828

HANDWRITTEN LETTER TO N&WW BILLINGS REGARDING CRUDE WHALE OIL, &C., DATED AT NEW BEDFORD, 1st. mo. 18, 1828

by Russell, Seth & Sons

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Published
1828
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Original manuscript
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1828. Original manuscript. Very Good. One page, quarto, integral address leaf. 13 lines written legibly in ink. In part: "... Your favor of the 8th was duly rec'd. & in reply would observe that Crude Sperm Oil we think might be bought for 65 Cts. per Gall'n in about two weeks from this time.… Read more
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cover of GROUP OF NINE (9) FOLIOS OF SHEET MUSIC CONTAINING WORDS & MUSIC TO SONGS RECORDED BY BOB WILLS AND HIS TEXAS PLAYBOYS

GROUP OF NINE (9) FOLIOS OF SHEET MUSIC CONTAINING WORDS & MUSIC TO SONGS RECORDED BY BOB WILLS AND HIS TEXAS PLAYBOYS

by Wills, Bob

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Published
various dates
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Very Good
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First Editions
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£56.49

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various places: various publishers, various dates. First Editions. Softcover. Very Good. Nine folios with pictorial covers. "San Antonio Rose," NY, 1940 [2 folios, one with prior owner's name on cover]. "There's A Big Rock in the Road," Nashville, 1946. "Cotton Eyed Joe," Hollywood, 1947. "You Don't Care What Happens to Me," Nashville, 1945. … Read more
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cover of ROAD MAP OF THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN

ROAD MAP OF THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN

by Jordan

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Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£26.36

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Jordan: Army Map Service, 1969. First Edition. Very Good. Full-color road map with place names in English and Jordanian Arabic. Compiled and drawn in 1969 by the Dept. of Lands and Surveys of Jordan. Includes Israel and part of Syria. Location of sites in English and Arabic. Sites of antiquities are marked in red.… Read more
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cover of LARGE PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT, CAPTIONED "COLONEL ROSCOE COLKINS SIMMONS / AMERICA'S FOREMOST ORATOR."

LARGE PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT, CAPTIONED "COLONEL ROSCOE COLKINS SIMMONS / AMERICA'S FOREMOST ORATOR."

by Simmons, Roscoe Colkins

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Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
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£94.15

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s.l.: Famous Art Co, 1930. Very Good. Sepiatone print on old stock, a 3/4-length studio portrait of Colonel Simmons wearing a dark suit and vest, high white collar with silk bowtie, watch chain with pendant, large ring on his left hand, holding his spectacles. Image size, 13" x 10"; overall, 17" x 14". Margins toned;… Read more
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cover of TEXAS JIM LEWIS AND HIS LONE STAR RANGERS' SONG FOLIO NO. 1

TEXAS JIM LEWIS AND HIS LONE STAR RANGERS' SONG FOLIO NO. 1

by Lewis, Jim

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Published
1941
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£30.13

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Portland, Oregon: American Music, 1941. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 50 pages; one illustration from photograph. Contains words and music to 20 songs performed by Texas Jim, including: When the Robins Sing in Texas; Saddles in the Sky; Buckaroo at Eighty-two; Fiddlin' Fool of the Prairie; Out Arizona Way; and 15 more. In the… Read more
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cover of "DUDE" MARTIN'S FOLIO OF ORIGINAL SONGS OF THE PLAINS:  No. 1

"DUDE" MARTIN'S FOLIO OF ORIGINAL SONGS OF THE PLAINS: No. 1

by Martin, Dude

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Published
1939
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Portland, Oregon: American Music, 1939. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. pp: 31, (30; three illustrations from photographs. Contains a page of autobiography, along with words and music to 20 songs, five of them written or co-written by Duke Martin. Titles include: Old Worn Out Saddle; Yodel Mountain; Why Cowboys Sing; … Read more
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cover of HANK THOMPSON'S BRAZOS VALLEY HIT SONGS,  No. 1 and No. 2

HANK THOMPSON'S BRAZOS VALLEY HIT SONGS, No. 1 and No. 2

by Thompson, Hank

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Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Editions
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£22.60

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NY: Hill and Range Songs, 1956. First Editions. Softcover. Very Good. Volume 1 comprises 36 pages, including 12 illustrations from photographs. It contains words and music to 15 songs, written and performed by Hank Thompson, including: Rub-A-Dub Dub; You're Walking On My Heart; When You're Lovin', You're Livin'; Cryin' In the Deep Blue… Read more
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cover of WOMEN ON STAMPS

WOMEN ON STAMPS

by Cobb, Arnetta

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Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Washington DC: United States Postal Service, 1992. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. 18pp; illustrated throughout in color. Bound in white, stiff wrappers, 8.5" x 7.25" Shows 63 different US postage stamps featuring women, with biographical sketches. [OCLC cites only the USPS Library holding of this title.].
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cover of SEPIATONE STUDIO PHOTOGRAPH OF A YOUNG BOY, TAKEN BY ANDERSON OF NECEDAH, WISCONSIN, CIRCA 1890s

SEPIATONE STUDIO PHOTOGRAPH OF A YOUNG BOY, TAKEN BY ANDERSON OF NECEDAH, WISCONSIN, CIRCA 1890s

by Wisconsin, Necedah

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Published
1890
Condition
Very Good
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Original photograph
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1890. Original photograph. Very Good. The boy is dressed in a frilly white shirt, large bow tie, short pants, long stockings, and leather high-button shoes, his right hand resting on a stool. Oval photograph (3.5" x 2.5") is mounted on heavy card stock (6.75" x 4.75"), printed "Anderson, Necedah, Wis." Written in ink on the verso… Read more
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cover of IDAHO SPRINGS AND THE FAMOUS GEORGETOWN LOOP TRIP THROUGH BEAUTIFUL CLEAR CREEK CANON:  Schedule of Trains and Fares, Summer, 1924

IDAHO SPRINGS AND THE FAMOUS GEORGETOWN LOOP TRIP THROUGH BEAUTIFUL CLEAR CREEK CANON: Schedule of Trains and Fares, Summer, 1924

by Colorado & Southern Railway

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Published
1924
Condition
Very Good
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Original document
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Denver: City Ticket Office, 1924. Original document. Softcover. Very Good. 4pp, printed black on pink stock. Contains time tables for Denver, Idaho Springs, Georgetown and Silver Plume as well as Forks Creek, Black Hawk and Central City. Lists round-trip summer fares from Denver. 6" x 3.25"
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cover of TWO (2) DISCOGRAPHIES OF JAZZ CLASSICS:  Commodore United Hot Clubs of America Re-Issues, and Commodore Classics in Swing

TWO (2) DISCOGRAPHIES OF JAZZ CLASSICS: Commodore United Hot Clubs of America Re-Issues, and Commodore Classics in Swing

by Commodore Records

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Published
1944
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Editions
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New York: Commodore Records, 1944. First Editions. Softcover. Very Good. (1) broadsheet printed in purple on white, folded to 10 pages. One page is devoted to an essay on jazz collectors and the United Hot Clubs of America. Listed are U.H.C.A. red and blue labels, including King Oliver, Louis Armstrong. Bessie Smith, Bud Freeman, Bix Beiderbecke,… Read more
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cover of PREMIER CATALOGUE D'EDITIONS THEATRALES & ARTISTIQUES:  ALBUMS & PHOTOGRAPHIES DE GRAND LUXE

PREMIER CATALOGUE D'EDITIONS THEATRALES & ARTISTIQUES: ALBUMS & PHOTOGRAPHIES DE GRAND LUXE

by Paris Art Editions

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Published
1925
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£56.49

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Paris: Paris Art Editions, 1925. First Edition. Very Good. Three items. An 8-page illustrated catalog (6.25" x 4.75"), offering: Music-Hall Albums (The Review of the Folies Bergere and Souvenirs of the Paris Music-Halls); Monthly Albums La Beaute [barenaked ladies]; Mythological Albums; The Ball of the Moulin-Rouge Album. Subscription form, printed on tissue… Read more
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cover of THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN GRAPHIC ARTS IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA

THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN GRAPHIC ARTS IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA

by Radl, Otto

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Published
1944
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£37.66

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New York: Czechoslovakia Government Information Service, 1944. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. (16)pp text; two illustrations on coated stock. Bound in pictorial stiff wrappers, 8.25" x 5.25" Designed by Rudolph Ruzicka. Printed by Supreme Printing Service, New York.
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cover of "THE LITTLE HERALD,"  Sunday,  February 11, 1912

"THE LITTLE HERALD," Sunday, February 11, 1912

by New York Herald

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Published
1912
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£75.32

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New York: Owl Club of the New York Herald, 1912. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8pp, large folio; illustrated from photogaphs and cartoons. The front page mentions a "Martinique Disaster," alluding to an inside story on the Herald Owls 11th Annual Dinner at the Hotel Martinique in New York. Humorous comments and short articles are found… Read more
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cover of KREDEL/ZAPF:  A JOINT EXHIBITION AT THE COOPER UNION MUSEUM FOR THE ARTS OF DECORATION ... FRITZ KREDEL, WOODCUTTER AND BOOK ILLUSTRATOR / HERMANN ZAPF, CALLIGRAPHER AND TYPE DESIGNER.  Monday 13 October until Thursday 25 October 1951

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New York: Cooper Union, 1951. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. (16)pp; three woodcuts, two examples of type design. Exhibition notes by Paul Standard. Bound in printed self-wrappers, 5.5" x 8.25"
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cover of 1861-1872 ARCHIVE OF SHIP'S OFFICER & CIVIL WAR VETERAN, ROBERT McCLEERY, INCLUDING HIS LOGBOOK KEPT WHILE ABOARD THE USS "OSSIPEE" IN THE SOUTH ATLANTIC,  AND HIS VOYAGES ON OTHER VESSELS, ALONG WITH SOME INTERESTING PERSONAL ITEMS.; As a career Navy man, born in Maryland, Robert W. McCleery was appointed Chief Engineer aboard the Steam Frigate "Wabash" and detailed to Port Royal Harbor as part of the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron during the Civil War

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1872. Original archive. Hardcover. Good. This archive includes a bound volume and several leaves of a handwritten, personal diary in the form of a ship's logbook kept by US Navy officer Robert W. McCleery, starting at New York on September 30, 1871 and ending in November, 1872. Also present: a photographic carte-de-visite of McCleery, a couple… Read more
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