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1 THE JAMESTOWN EXHIBITION ILLUSTRATED
Norfolk The Seaboard Publishing Company 1907 First Edition Staplebound wraps fine 
R8vo (6¾” x 10"). 16pp. unpaginated. Souvenir booklet with light brown stablebound wraps with titles and photographic illustrations in dark brown. Illustrated througout with photographs with descriptive captions of the buildings and exhibits of the great Jamestown Ter-Centennial Exhibition, which celebrated the 300th anniversary of the first permanent English settlement on the American continent, which ran from April 26th to November 30th, 1907. Photographs include visitors to the fair, clearly showing the fashions of the time. One in a series of exhibitions celebrating the history of America at the turn of the century, The Jamestown Exhibition included exhibits on arts and technology from all states of the union at the time, large military and naval exhibits as well as representation from 20 different nations showcasing arts and technology. In 1917 the exposition site became home to Naval Air Station Hampton Roads (later Naval Station Norfolk). Near fine with faint creasing to the rear cover. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Duche, The Reverend Jacob, D. D., Rack, Edmund (editor) CASPIPINA'S LETTERS; CONTAINING OBSERVATIONS ON A VARIETY OF SUBJECTS, WRITTEN BY A GENTLEMAN WHO RESIDED SOME TIME IN PHILADELPHIA (1771-1772); TO WHICH IS ADDED THE LIFE AND CHARACTER OF WILLIAM PENN.
Bath R. Cruttwell; and sold by E and C. Dilly, in the Poultry, and J.Phillips, George-Yard, Lombard-Street, London 1777 First English Edition. Half calf Very good 
12mo (6 ½ x 4 ¼ ). 2 vols. Vol. 1: x; 188. Vol. 2: 236. Half marbled calf ruled in gold over blue, red and white marbled paper in the Stormont pattern. Spine with five raised bands elaborately decorated with titles, fleurons and filigree in gold; green edges. Jacob Duche was the first chaplain to the Continental Congress, and was initially a revolutionary hero when he committed an act of treason against England on July 4 1776 by crossing out King George III's name from his book of Common Prayer. It was a dangerous act for a clergyman who had made an oath of loyalty to the King when he was ordained. He later became disillusioned with the Revolutionary cause and moved to England. He published under the pseudonym Tamoc Caspipina, which are the initial letters of The Assistant Minister of Christ's Church and St. Peter's in Philadelphia in North America. Originally published in Philadelphia in 1774, the letters are supposed to be those of a foreign born man living in America writing to his friends in England. This issue includes an entire reprint of A Brief Account of the Province of Pennslvania first published by William Penn in 1681, and was was edited by Edmund Rack who wrote the Life of William Penn also included in this volume. ESTC T101762; Sabin 21048. Very good, vol. 1 with front joint split but still holding, rear hinge tender and a chip to the tail of the spine; vol. 2 with starts to front joint and a sympathetic, almost invisible repair to rear joint; both are holding well. Text blocks in both volumes clean and fresh with the exception of pp. 35 - 40 in vol. 2 that has contemporary ink marks and a partial fingerprint on the margin. 
Price: 180.00 USD
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3 Force, Peter THE NATIONAL CALENDAR, AND ANNALS OF THE UNITED STATES; FOR MDCCCXXIV (1824) Vol. V.
Washington City Published annually, by Davis & Force 1824 First Edition Half calf Very good Bullfinch, Charles; Stone, William I. 
18mo (4" x 6½"). pp. [1 - 13],14 - 280. Collated and Complete*. Original quarter black calf over red and brown marbled boards; spine with year, volume number and decorative ruling in gilt and title and author on printed paper labels; yellow dyed edges. Errata tipped in on p. [12]. Includes a fold-out table: "A Statistical View of the Commerce of the United States" bound in the rear. The National Calendar was a compendium listing all civil, military and naval officers of the United States of America of the time along with general information about Congress, the Post-Office, the Copyright Office, a list of patents for the year and a listing of laws being considered in Congress as well as expenditures and revenue. Peter Force published the National Calendar yearly from 1820 to 1836, with a publishing hiatus from 1825 to 1827. This particular volume includes expenditures and income, compendiums on the territories of Florida and Michigan, a listing of every army and naval officer and their duty stations, as well as a listing for President James Monroe, his Secretary of State, John Quincy Adams, as well as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, John Marshall and Associate Justice, Bushrod Washington. A detailed and concise snapshot of the government and military of the United States as a young nation as it began to establishing its place on the world stage during the initial period of the Monroe Doctrine. Very good copy with shelf wear especially to the edges, corners and head of spine; underlining to titles; age toning to interior of text block. OCLC shows 5 copies worldwide *AAS: Almanacs D.C. N300 1824: [A]4 B-Z6 2A2 Shoemaker. Checklist of American imprints for 1820-1829; 17300 
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4 Hubbard, Elbert LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF ENGLISH AUTHORS. Volume VI, No. 4 ROBERT BURNS
East Aurora Roycrofters 1900 First Edition Sewn Paper Wraps Very good 
8vo (5 3/4" x 7 5/8"). Vol. 6, No. 1. pp. 73 - [97]. Issues of Little Journeys were paginated serially. Regular edition with body and copy set in Old Style Antique. Sewn grey paper with titles in black and the Roycrofters device stamped in green. Includes title page with elaborate Arts & Craft border, floriated Arts & Crafts style initials and typographic design after Morris. Portrait of Morris after the painting by Watts opposite pp.14. Printed on Boxmoor paper. Very good with offsetting to ffep and title page fore-edge and foot. McKenna 60; 62. 
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5 LEE, WILLIAM; Ford, Worthington Chauncey (EDITOR) REPLY OF WILLIAM LEE TO THE CHARGES OF SILAS DEANE. 1779
Brooklyn Historical Printing Club 1891 First Thus Original wraps Very good 
Small 4to (7 x 9 ¼ ). p. 60. Heavy blue-flecked paper wraps with title in black. Limited edition: Number 7 of 100 copies printed. Laid paper.The Historical Printing Club (1876 to 1902) was founded 8 years in advance of the Grolier Club by Gordon L. Ford (publisher of the NY Tribune) and his sons. Of the over 70 publications produced by this club until its demise, the majority were previously unpublished or practically unobtainable historical or bibliographic documents regarding the early political or military history of the United States. They were edited either by Paul Leicester Ford or his brother, Worthington Chauncey Ford. This title, which contains the text of letters from William Lee, Slias Deane and Benjamin Franklin are of such scholarly import that it is still being reprinted today. Age toning and chipping to edges and spine ends, other wise a tightly bound copy with most pages still unopened. Growoll 44. 
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6 Thoreau, Henry David; Torrey, Bradford (introduction) WALDEN OR LIFE IN THE WOODS WITH AN INTRDUCTION BY BRADFORD TORREY
Boston Houghton Mifflin Comapny 1897 First Thus cloth Very good Hosmer, Alfred Winslow 
8vo (7¾" x 5¼"). Vol. I: xliii; [7] -259. Vol. II: vi; 261 - 522. Holiday Edition. Unsigned publisher's binding by Sarah Wyman Whitman in olive green sateen cloth decorated in gold with tipped corners and 6 milkweed leaves that span the covers and spine in the manner of book clasps found in incunabula repeating the design on the rear cover. Spine with titles in Mrs. Whitman's rustic, sans-serif lettering stamped in gold. t.e.g. Each volume contains a frontis. of Thoreau with a captioned tissue guard and 15 full page photogravure illustrations with captioned tissue guards, including views of Walden and Concord from photographs by Alfred Winslow Hosmer. This holiday edition of Walden was a companion set to the 2 volume holiday edition of Thoreau's Cape Cod with a Whitman binding design released by Houghton in 1896. Whitman maintained the thematic continuity of the cover designs for the two companion sets by using a design of milkweed leaves on Walden as a reflection of the milkweed stems she used on the cover design of Cape Cod1. According to BAL, publisher's records indicate that 2504 copies of vol. I and 2550 copies of vol. II were printed. Although this production of Walden was issued with both dust jackets and a box, it is rare to find the volumes of this set with unsunned spines and intact dust jackets since both the box and the dust jackets were generally discarded during the life of the book. BAL 20193. 1. RBS 423: 07.14.99. Sue allen. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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7 [Baseball]; Sanders, Charles W.; Sanders, J. C. SANDERS' BILDER FIBEL (SANDERS' PICTORIAL PRIMER) ODER EINLEITUNG ZU SANDER'S FIRST READER (OR AN INTRODUCTION TO SANDERS' FIRST READER)
New York; Cincinnati; Chicago Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co. 1846 First Edition Quarter Cloth Very Good 
12mo (4½” x 7”). pp.[48]. Original binding of quarter linen over pictorial boards. Titles on front board in German; English and German title pages and texts on facing pages with woodcut illustrations throughout. Pink endpapers with advts of Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co. publications. Includes an early pictorial representation of Baseball on the illustrated half-title and p. 23 (a boy pitching a ball to another boy holding a bat), and contains a description of the scene in the German language on p.23 Moderate shelf wear, hinges cracked but binding holding tight. Light soil and staining to boards otherwise Very Good. AAS CL-Backlog Sand; Block, Baseball Before We Knew It p.209. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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8 [Frost of Bath]; Abbott, Jacob MARCO PAUL'S TRAVELS AND ADVENTURES IN THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE
Boston T. Harrington Carter & Co. 1843 First Edition Buffalo calf Very good + 
16mo (6.25” x 4”). Five titles in two buffalo calf leather bound volumes in a custom leather slipcase by Frost of Bath, complete with original slipcase designs. The two volume set contains five of the six Marco Paul Adventure stories first released as books in 1843. One volume contains City of New York (no volume stated) pp. (6 – 11); 12 –142 lacking half title; Vol I: On the Erie Canal (1 –5); 6 – 140; Vol II: City of Boston. pp. (1 –9); 10 – 144. The second volume contains State of Vermont (no volume stated) pp. (1 – 7); 8 –144; lacking half title; and Springfield Armory (no volume stated) pp. (1– 11); 12 – 133. All titles contain wood-cut frontispieces and wood cut vignettes scattered throughout. Both volumes bound in sumptuous buffalo calf. Frost of Bath delicately embellished both volumes in gilt and created a stunning matching leather slipcase with raised panels. The set also includes the original penciled blueprint designs for the slipcase – a rarity in that most binding houses do not release the plans of their custom creations. Bindings and slipcase Near Fine with light spotting to slipcase; texts have light scattered foxing. Front attached endpapers and interior of slipcase each have a small “Ex Libris John Gadd” sticker. Jacob Abbott (1803 - 1879) was a New England nonconformist minister who wrote books for children following the precepts of Rousseau (children’s books should be informational and convey messages of morality) whose followers also included Maria Edgeworth and Thomas Day. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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9 [Stinehour, Roderick D.]; McCorison, Marcus A., ed.; Thomas, Isaiah LL.D. THE HISTORY OF PRINTING IN AMERICA WITH A BIOGRAPHY OF PRINTERS & AN ACCOUNT OF NEWSPAPERS
Barre Imprint Society 1970 First Thus Cloth Very good + 
C4to (10” x 7”). pp. xxi; 650. Limited Edition. Copy 1512 of a limited edition of 1950 on the imprint and signed by the Editor. Includes a leaf from the first edition of Thomas's History of Printing in America (Worcester, 1810) tipped in facing pp. xv. Book design by Roderick D. Stinehour with denim blue woven cloth boards with titles stamped in gold on spine. In a tan slipcase with a paper onlay of Thomas's First edition title page on one side. An edited version of the 1874 edition of Thomas’s classic investigation into the history of American printing. Includes a treatment on the introduction of printing to America as well as the development of printing in a major centers such as Cambridge, Boston, Providence, Philadelphia, New York, and many more. A handsome Very Good+ copy with a few small spots to the bottom edge of the block and a small (0.13”) raise to spine cloth in a Very Good slipcase. 
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