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1.

Fraunces' Tavern 1719 - 1907

New York: n.p. [1907]. Paperback. Scarce promotional pamphlet for the historic Fraunces' Tavern in lower New York City. It includes a brief history, nine photographs, and information on the location, hours, and accommodations for dining and entertaining. There are also several ads for their food and beverage providers. In stapled cream wrappers with pictorial covers. Smudge in and light stains to covers and a few of the pages. Lower edge of front cover pulled away from spine. Very good condition. Unpaginated. [16 pages] State/082213. Very Good.
[Book #27007]
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2.
General Assembly of Maryland File of House of Delegates (Maryland House of Delegates- 1898).

General Assembly of Maryland File of House of Delegates (Maryland House of Delegates- 1898).

No Publisher or place given, 1898. Hardcover. Very good interior with fine modern binding. Black boards with gilt title to spine. Includes a compilation of broadsides from 1898 beginning with Bill No. 3 which was enacted on January 18, 1898 and ending with Bill No. 80 enacted on February 9, 1898. The interior is very clean, though a few pages have small tears. Tight binding. Quarto. Marylandia. MD509191. Very Good.
[Book #8337]
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3.

History of America [Rep. No. 91], February 24, 1827.

Paperback. Vg in wraps American History. AME1/5082. Very Good.
[Book #14196]
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4.

Documentary History of the Revolution: Letter From the Secretary of State, on the Subject of the Contract Entered into by Edward Livingston, Late Secretary of Stateäfor the Collection and Publication of the Documentary History of the American Revolution.

Washington. 1834. Hardcover. Vg- with light edgewear/string-bound at middle/8vo./98 pp./many pages uncut/some light page edge browning and occasional foxing but overall bright and clean American History. AME1/5092. Very Good -.
[Book #14225]
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5.

Young J. Edgar Hoover, the Red Scare, and the Assault on Civil Liberties

New York: Carroll and Graf Publishers, 2007. Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Clean, bright interior. Illustrated dust jacket with black spine panel and gold title to spine. 472 pages. AMERBIO/062207. Fine in Fine dj.
[Book #19808]
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6.

The Courthouse in Virginia Counties, 1634-1776

Warrenton, VA: The Fauquier Democrat, 1966. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Near Fine. 4to. Light blue cloth backed yellow cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Numerous illustrations. Virginia. VA/5063. Near Fine.
[Book #4305]
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7.

Letters of Henry Adams (2 VOLUMES, COMPLETE).

New York: Kraus Reprint Company, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1969. Hardcover. Both volumes are fine in dark blue cloth covered boardsboards. Includes frontis. 8vo. American Biographical History. BIO91072 This set may require an extra shipping fee. Fine.
[Book #11572]
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8.

From Gags to Riches

Frederick Fell Inc. 1946. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. PRESENTATION COPY SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 8vo. Very good in brick red cloth with gilt title to front baorda nd gilt and black title to spine. Slight bumping to spine ends. Author's inscription to front free end page. Light browning to end pages. Pages yellowed. Illustrations throughout. 336 pages. Humor. HUM1/5250. Very Good.
[Book #5861]
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Report of the Minority of the Committee on Manufactures, Submitted to the House of Representatives of the United States, February 28, 1833.

Report of the Minority of the Committee on Manufactures, Submitted to the House of Representatives of the United States, February 28, 1833.

Boston: John H. Eastburn, 1833. Paperback. Vg- in original wraps/a few small pieces gone out of wrapper edges/light foxing to text/browning and stain to front wrapper American History. AME410251. Very Good.
[Book #9859]
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10.

Half-Baked Cookbook: Culinary Cartoons for the Humorously Famished

New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005. Hardcover. Near fine in white cloth backed yellow paper covered boards with black title to spine. Small puncture mark to spine, else fine. Near fine yellow dust jacket with maroon title to spine. Small puncture mark to front panel of jacket, else fine. Clean interior filled with comic illustrations.105 pages. HUM/102909. Near fine in near fine jacket.
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11.

Works of Fisher Ames.

Boston: T.B. Wait & Co. 1809. Hardcover. VG 8vo. Rebound in modern green leatherette with gilt title to spine. Foxing, browning to interior though text remains bright. Frontis with original tissue guard. No writing or chipping, interior in nice shape. 519 pp. American Biographical History. AMEBIO/3063. Very Good.
[Book #3806]
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12.

Valedictory Address of His Excellency John A. Andrew, to the Two Branches of the Legislature of Massachusetts, January 4, 1866.

Boston: Wright and Potter, 1866. Paperback. Vg in wraps/cord-bound/42 pp. American History AME3/3182. Very Good.
[Book #13019]
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13.

From Generation to Generation: A Story of One Hundred Years of St. Paul's Church, Syracuse, New York

Hardcover. Brown cloth backed brown paper covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Minor rubbing to boards as well as minor soiling. Light damp staining to front board. Interior is clean and bright with several photographic illustrations tipped in. Untrimmed edges to pages. 97 pages. New York. NY/022211. Very Good.
[Book #24542]
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14.

A Heritage of Freedom or the Political Ideals of the English-Speaking Peoples

New York: George H. Doran Company, 1918. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Near fine in brown paper covered boards with dark green title to white title labels on front board and spine. Interior is clean and bright. 110 pp. American History. AME1/4252. Near Fine.
[Book #14024]
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15.

Pioneers. Narratives of Noah Harris Letts and Thomas Allen Banning. 1825 - 1865

Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1972. Hardcover. 12mo. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt emblem to front board. Minor scuffing to boards. Slight bump to head of spine. Pristine interior. Tight binding. AMER/020805. Near Fine.
[Book #15680]
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Pioneers. Narratives of Noah Harris Letts and Thomas Allen Banning. 1825 - 1865

Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1972. Hardcover. 12mo. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt emblem to front board. Pristine interior. Tight binding. AMER/020805. Near Fine.
[Book #24614]
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17.
Pictorial Atlas Illustrating the Spanish-American War.

Pictorial Atlas Illustrating the Spanish-American War.

n.p. Hardcover. Good condition. This book has been re-backed using red cloth along the spine and the original boards. The boards are heavily rubbed and frayed along edges. Both hinges are cracked. It is lacking the title page. Several pages are loose, but present. There are tears and chips to several pages. Some foxing and smudges to interior. This is a good reading copy. Includes many color maps and many b&w illustrations. ATLAS/3083. Good.
[Book #3857]
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18.

All Around the Town

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. Hardcover. 8vo. Green cloth covered boards with red title to front board and to spine. Fading to edges of boards and to spine. Slight browning to end pages. Else is pristine. Green, white, and black illustrated dust jacket with black title to front panel and to black and green spine panel. Green on spine panel is faded. Chipping to spine ends. Minor rubbing to front and rear panels and light wear to edges. 280 pages. NY/030211. Very Good + in Good + DJ.
[Book #24579]
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19.

Eve's Journey

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Hardcover. Near Fine hardcover with like dustjacket. Faded spine. First edition. Women's Studies. WOM/8022. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
[Book #1698]
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20.

La Bahia- The Ghostplace (Goliad).

Houston: Morrison Books, Limited Edition. Paperback. Vg in side-stapled wraps American History. AME6/2212. Very Good.
[Book #12522]
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21.

Signifying Nothing

Privately Printed, (1938). Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. 8vo. Dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor rubbing to exterior as well as minor bumping to corners and spine ends. Author's inscription to front free end page reads "To Sarah and Charlie with very best regards from their old friend, G. P. B." Two poems and a letter to the editor from the Baltimore Sun by the author pasted to the rear free end page. Else is clean and bright. Unpaginated. AME/071911. Very Good +.
[Book #25107]
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22.

The Inaugural Address of Andrew J. Bacon, Mayor of Chelsea, to the City Council, January 5, 1880.

Chelsea: H. Mason and Son, 1880. Paperback. SCARCE. Very good in beige paper wraps with black title to front wrapper. Minor chipped and creasing to corners. Text is clean and bright. 34 pages. American History. Massachusetts. MA309251. Very Good.
[Book #8574]
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23.

The Old Virginia Gentleman and Other Sketches

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. Hardcover. Ex Libris. Brown cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Library number in white to food of spine. Minor bumping and chipping to spine ends and slight soiling to rear board. Book plate to front paste down as well as previous owner's signature to front free end page. Minor browning to end pages. Rear hinge is cracked. Line of black marker to top corner of title page. Else is clean and bright. Many un-opened pages. 312 pages. VA/012412. Good +.
[Book #25627]
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24.

Oakland. The Story of a City.

Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1982. Hardcover. Scarce. Near fine 1/4 maroon linen bound maroon paper covered boards; bright gilt title to spine. Very clean boards, corners sharp, spine ends lightly bumped. In VG maroon pictorial d.j. (spine faded, light creasing to edges) w/mylar protective cover. Interior is quite bright and clean, profusely illustrated throughout with b/w photographic illustrations. Strong, tight binding. Index, 292 pp. American State History. AME/12243. Near Fine in Very Good DJ.
[Book #5673]
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25.

The Cradle of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia: Allen, Lane and Scott, 1921. Hardcover. Vg in blue boards American State History. PENN411011. Very Good.
[Book #10167]
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