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image of Ausbund, das ist: Etliche schöne Christliche Lieder, wie sie in dem Gefangnuss zu Bassau in dem Schloss von den Schweitzer-Brudern . . . gedichtet worden

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Germantown: Christoph Sauer, 1751. Lightly browned, but sheets clean and crisp. Four parts in one volume, 8vo (15.7 x 9.3 cm). I: [10], 812, [6] pages; II: 20 pages; III: 46 pages; IV: 40 pages. Contemporary calf (rebacked, lacks clasps. Provenance: one-page contemporary manuscript index laid-in); Library Company of Philadelphia (bookplate with withdrawn stamps, bookplate of Charles Sower,… Read more
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$2,500.00
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Neu vermehrt und vollstaendiges Gesang-Buch

by HYMNS, German Reformed Church

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Published
1763
Condition
Some chipping to sheet edges, characteristic light browning, expected light handling wear
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$1,500.00

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Germantown: Christoph Saur, 1763. Some chipping to sheet edges, characteristic light browning, expected light handling wear. 12mo (16.5 x 9.8 cm). Woodcut frontispiece. [4], 208, [2], 536, [10], 24, 82 [i.e., 83], [1] pages. Contemporary calf (lacks clasps and straps). The second edition of a hymnal for the Reformed Dutch Church, including some music. Evans 9495; Hildeburn 1896.… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Gazetteer & Business Directory of Madison County, NY for 1868-9

by CHILD, Hamilton

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1868
Condition
Hinges cracked but holding, owner's name on front pastedown, some wear to extremities and a few stains to cloth
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$250.00

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Syracuse, NY: The Journal Office, 1868. Hinges cracked but holding, owner's name on front pastedown, some wear to extremities and a few stains to cloth. 8vo. 235 pages. Folding map (with stitched repair to tear). Original brown embossed cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover. Contains a long business directory of the communities of Madison County, New York, an index… Read more
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$250.00
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The Great Metropolis: Or, New-York Almanac for 1851

by [NEW YORK]

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Published
1851
Condition
Map slightly browned and foxed else clean and clear; rear hinge is weak
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$100.00

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New York: H. Wilson, 1851. Map slightly browned and foxed else clean and clear; rear hinge is weak. 16mo. 189 pages. Folding map. Profusely illustrated. Origina brown embossed cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover.
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$100.00
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Fighting the Whales: Or, Doings and Dangers of a Fishing Cruise

by

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Published
1871
Condition
Bookplate, cover spotted, frontispiece tissue guard worn, generally a good copy
Edition
A later printing
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$40.00

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New York: D. Appleton & Co, Library of Travel and Adventure, 1871. A later printing. Bookplate, cover spotted, frontispiece tissue guard worn, generally a good copy. 12mo. 169 pages. 4 color plates. Original crimson embossed cloth.
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image of Miller's New York as It Is: Or, Stranger's Guide-Book to the Cities of New York, Brooklyn,_Adjacent Places Comprising Notices of Every Object of Interest to Strangers; Including Public Buildings, Churches, Hotels, Places of Amusements, Literary Institutions, Etc.

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New York: James Miller, 1863. Some wear at extremities, lacks the map, occasional spotting. 12mo. 123 pages, index and ads, including a number of plates, some folding.Original tan embossed cloth.
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$100.00
image of The Great Metropolis: Or, New York in 1845

The Great Metropolis: Or, New York in 1845

by [NEW YORK]

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Published
1844
Condition
Minor browning and foxing throughout (and light pencil writing throughout); front hinge weak else a good to very good copy
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$100.00

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New York: John Doggett, Jr., 1844. Minor browning and foxing throughout (and light pencil writing throughout); front hinge weak else a good to very good copy. 16mo. 160 pages. Double-page map. Original brown embossed cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover.
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image of The Great Metropolis: Or, New-York Almanac for 1850

The Great Metropolis: Or, New-York Almanac for 1850

by [NEW YORK]

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Published
1850
Condition
Map slightly misfolded else clean and clear; rear hinge separated
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$100.00

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New York: H. Wilson, 1850. Hardcover. Map slightly misfolded else clean and clear; rear hinge separated. 16mo. 142 pages, index and ads at end. Folding map. Original pale blue embossed cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover.
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$100.00
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From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America

by LONGSTREET, James

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1896
Condition
A sound, tight copy of a notoriously fragile book, with some light fading to the spine lettering and decorated panel on front co
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$800.00

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1896. A sound, tight copy of a notoriously fragile book, with some light fading to the spine lettering and decorated panel on front cover, stain at foot of spine, some light wear at extremities. 8vo. xx, [2], 698 pages. 46 plates and 16 maps. Original blue decorated cloth. First edition of Confederate Lieutenant General… Read more
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$800.00
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The Indians of Manhattan Island and Vicinity

by SKINNER, Alanson

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Published
1926
Condition
Some light foxing, loose in wrappers
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$20.00

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New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1926. Some light foxing, loose in wrappers. 9.75 x 6.75 inches. Illustrated. Original wrappers. Fourth edition.
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image of Guide to Adirondack Trails Northeastern Section

Guide to Adirondack Trails Northeastern Section

by PHELPS, Orra A.; William G. HOWARD; William MULHOLLAND; A.T. SHOREY; and Howard CARLSON

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1934
Condition
Inner hinges with linen tape reinforcement (not unsightly and possibly original as we have seen it in three other copies), the m
Edition
First edition
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$400.00

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Albany: The Adirondack Mountain Club, 1934. First edition. Inner hinges with linen tape reinforcement (not unsightly and possibly original as we have seen it in three other copies), the map without tears and in good condition, a few minor handling creases, but generally in very good plus condition. 5.75 x 4.5 inches. Folding key map and large folding… Read more
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$400.00
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Guide to Adirondack Trails Northeastern Section and Northville-Placid Trail

by PHELPS, Orra A.; et al.

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Published
1950
Condition
Inner hinges with linen tape reinforcement (not unsightly and possibly original as we have seen it in other copies), the map wit
Edition
Fifth edition
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$175.00

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New York: The Adirondack Mountain Club, 1950. Fifth edition. Inner hinges with linen tape reinforcement (not unsightly and possibly original as we have seen it in other copies), the map with tear near gtter reinforced with clear tape and otherwise in good condition, a few minor handling creases, a few pencil notes recording dates of hikes in text,… Read more
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$175.00
image of Confessions and Execution of the Pirates Gibbs_Wansley on Eliis' Island, in the Harbour of New-York ... an Interesting Account of their Lives will be found within

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New York: Printed and sold by Christian Brown, 1831. A few minor foxmarks, else very good. 8vo. [16] pages (pagination erratic). Woodcut illustrations. Disbound. A lurid and graphically arresting series of woodcuts illustrate this version of the Gibbs and Wansley execution: the hanging, the scene of the murder, and an open coffin with corpse.The text recounts the confession… Read more
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$2,750.00
image of Fine collection of five complete issues of 'The London Chronicle' newspaper, each issue containing references to Franklin's famous pamphlet 'The Interest of Great Britain with Regard to Her Colonies...'

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London: The London Chronicle, 1760. Comprising: Vol. VIII, nos 514, 517, 520, 525, and 529. Each 8 pages, small folio (11 x 8 inches). Disbound. Includes the ad for the pamphlet, "This day published...," April 17, 1760; review and excerpts from the pamphlet, praising it highly, April 24; two lengthy letters attacking the pamphlet, with footnotes by the Chronicle… Read more
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$1,800.00
image of The War Between the United States and Mexico illustrated, Embracing Pictorial Drawings of All the Principal Conflicts by Carl Nebel... With a Description of Each Battle

The War Between the United States and Mexico illustrated, Embracing Pictorial Drawings of All the Principal Conflicts by Carl Nebel... With a Description of Each Battle

by KENDALL, George

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Published
1851
Condition
A fine copy in a very handsome binding, the plates with some occasional soiling to the mounts, but unobtrusive and not affecting
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$18,000.00

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New York & Philadelphia: [Plon Brothers of Paris for] Appleton, 1851. A fine copy in a very handsome binding, the plates with some occasional soiling to the mounts, but unobtrusive and not affecting plates. Overall, very fresh and bright. Folio (542 x 425 mm). 12 lithographed plates by Bayot after drawings by Carl Nebel, each finely hand-colored and… Read more
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$18,000.00
image of The Westerners Brand Book: Los Angeles Corral [Book 5]

The Westerners Brand Book: Los Angeles Corral [Book 5]

by LOS ANGELES WESTERNERS

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Published
1953
Condition
A few small chips to dust jacket, internally fine
Item Price
$70.00

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Los Angeles: Los Angeles Westerners, 1953. A few small chips to dust jacket, internally fine. 10.25 x 8.5 inches. 180 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white. Original two-toned red cloth; pictorial dust jacket. First edition, one of 400 copies.
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$70.00
image of The Westerners Brand Book: Los Angeles Corral [Book 1]

The Westerners Brand Book: Los Angeles Corral [Book 1]

by LOS ANGELES WESTERNERS

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Published
1947
Condition
Large chip to upper left corner of front panel, corners worn, some wear along joints, internally fine
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$60.00

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Los Angeles: Los Angeles Westerners, 1947. Large chip to upper left corner of front panel, corners worn, some wear along joints, internally fine. 10.25 x 8.5 inches. 175 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white. Original two-toned brown cloth; pictorial dust jacket. Provenance: Herbert O. Brayer (name in ink on half-title), American historian, expert on the economic history of the American… Read more
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$60.00
image of The Westerners Brand Book 1850-1950: Los Angeles Corral [Book 4]

The Westerners Brand Book 1850-1950: Los Angeles Corral [Book 4]

by LOS ANGELES WESTERNERS

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1950
Condition
Jacket with some chipping and soft creasing along edges, internally fine
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$75.00

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Los Angeles: Los Angeles Westerners, 1950. Jacket with some chipping and soft creasing along edges, internally fine. 10.25 x 8.5 inches. 232 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white. Original two-toned blue cloth; pictorial dust jacket. First edition, one of 400 copies.
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$75.00
image of The Westerners Brand Book: Los Angeles Corral [Book 9]

The Westerners Brand Book: Los Angeles Corral [Book 9]

by LOS ANGELES WESTERNERS

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Published
1961
Condition
Some wear at dust jacket edges, otherwise a clean copy
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$60.00

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Los Angeles: Los Angeles Westerners, 1961. Some wear at dust jacket edges, otherwise a clean copy. 10.25 x 8.5 inches. 268 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white. Original two-toned green cloth; pictorial dust jacket. First edition, one of 550 copies. "A group of nine original articles pertaining to the history of the West, including pioneer journals and memoirs never before… Read more
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$60.00
image of The Westerners Brand Book: Los Angeles Corral [Book 2]

The Westerners Brand Book: Los Angeles Corral [Book 2]

by LOS ANGELES WESTERNERS

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1948
Condition
Jacket with some light wear to extremities and rear joint, spine lightly faded, internally fine
Item Price
$150.00

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Los Angeles: Los Angeles Westerners, 1948. Jacket with some light wear to extremities and rear joint, spine lightly faded, internally fine. 10.25 x 8.5 inches. 175 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white. Original printed cloth; pictorial dust jacket. First edition, one of 400 copies. One of the scarcer volumes in the series.
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$150.00