Landisville, PA: Coachwhip Publications, (2011). Paperback. 8vo. Fine in fine red, white, and blue paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper and white title to blue spine. Pristine interior. 548 pages. AMMIL/022819. Fine.
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Rockford, IL: by the author, 1902. Hardcover. Illustrated. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine, which reads "The Rescue of Kansas from Slavery with False Claims Corrected." Minor sunning to spine and edges of boards. Slight bumping to corners. Inscription across title page "Alonzo J. Tullock compliments of an old friend, M.L.B." and beneath "From one of my oldest and very best friends I prize this book highly. A.J. Tullock. March 14, 1903." Bookplate of A.J. Tullock to front pastedown. Tullock (? - 1904) was an engineer from Illinois who later owned the Missouri Valley Bridge and Iron Company. Small closed tear to bottom of title page and small open tear to facing tissue guard. Last 60 pages of second title appear to be printed on a different paper stock and are browned. A few dog eared pages. Occasional spots of smudges and foxing, but clean overall. 204 pages / 160 pages. AMER/022019. Very Good.
New York: Prometheus Books, 2018. Hardcover. First edition, later printing. "Readers looking to sort through the shrill rhetoric surrounding the current gun debate and arrive at an informed understanding of teh legal and historical development of the right to bear arms will find this book to be an invaluable resource" (jacket). Fine in black cloth boards with white title to spine. In fine illustrated dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. 222 pages. AMER/030719. Fine / Fine.
New York: Prometheus Books, 2018. Paperback. UNCORRECTED ADVANCE READING COPY. "This probing book examines the implications of our reliance on China regarding the quality and availability of vital medicinees and ingredients" (jacket). White paper wrappers with black title to spine. Clean and bright. 294 pages. MED/031819. Fine.
New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. Hardcover. Grant began writing his memoirs when he was 62 and became increasingly ill while writing them. He died the year of publication at age 63 from throat cancer. While writing his memoirs, he had major financial problems due to investment failures and depression of securities. Luckily, this book proved to be a great success and helped his financial situation greatly. His memoirs focus mainly on his extensive military career, especially the Civil War, but he does include a chapter on his boyhood and another chapter on his time at West Point. Bound in the original publisher's deluxe binding of three quarter dark brown leather over brown cloth boards with gilt titles to spines and gilt emblems to both boards. Wear to hinges, corners, and edges of boards. Minor cracking and rubbing to leather on spine of both volumes. Marbled endpapers and full marbled edges. Both volumes are clean and bright with tight bindings. Illustrated with numerous maps, several engravings, and several facsimilies. One facsimilie letter that folds out is split into two pieces; however, both pieces are present. Bookplate of A.J. Tullock to front pastedowns of both volumes. Ownership signature of Tullock in pen dated December 16, 1885 to front endpaper of Volume I. Tullock (? - 1904) was an engineer from Illinois who later owned the Missouri Valley Bridge and Iron Company. An attractive set of this classic memoir from the 18th president of the United States. Volume I has 584 pages; Volume II has 647 pages. This is a heavy set may require an additional shipping fee. CIV/022119. Very Good.
New York: Charles L. Woodward, 1888. Hardcover. Originally printed in 1792, this edition was printed in 1888 with an index added. John Pope (1754 - 1795) was an American soldier in the American Revolution who traveled and explored the U.S. during frontier times. He wrote about his travels in this book, which is still valued by historians as it gives a first hand view of these largely unsettled territories in the early history of the United States. An attractive volume bound in three quarter black leather over green and blue marbled paper covered boards. Gilt title, decoration, and raised bands to spine. Wear and rubbing to hinges, edges of boards, and corners. Marbled endpapers and top edge gilt. Bookplate of A.J. Tullock to front pastedown. Tullock (? - 1904) was an engineer from Illinois who later owned the Missouri Valley Bridge and Iron Company. Clean interior. 104 pages plus index. AMER/022019. Very Good.
New York: T.B. Sidebotham, 1879. Paperback. Reprinted from the New York Freeman's Journal, this pamphlet addresses the discovery of Mississippi. Tan paper wrappers with black title to front cover. Chipping to edges of wrappers, with several large chips to rear wrapper. Browning to edges of wrappers and minor staining to rear wrapper. Previous owners stamp to front cover and top margins of first few pages. Clean interior otherwise. 24 pages. AMER/021919. Very Good.