Providence: Sidney S. Rider, 1877. Paperback. SCARCE. Very good in original blue paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Minor chipping and fading to edges. Text is bright. Laid-paper interior is clean but lightly yellowed with age. Paper is slightly brittle. 41 pages. In wraps. Americana. AME/9043. Very Good.
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New York: The Committee of Arrangements. Van Winkle and Wiley, 1814. Paperback. An interesting oration which hails the French royalists and condemns Napoleon. This was published soon after Napoleon's abdication. Original wrappers missing. Signed by previous owner, Mason Williams Esq on title page. Browning to edges of most pages and minor foxing throughout. Text is bright. 23 pages. AME/081408. Very Good.
Boston: De Wolfe, Fiske and Company, 1891. Paperback. 8vo. SCARCE. Grey side stappled paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Paper a bit brittle, there are three small chips to front wrapper edge (does not obscure any lettering). Small open tear and 3 small light spots of soiling to rear wrapper. Staples rusted. Damp stain to bottom inside corner of first and last few pages. Text is bright. Map to inside of rear wrapper. 40 pages. American History. AME108291. Very Good.
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1888. Hardcover. Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to spine ends and edges of boards. A few spots of foxing to early and late pages, else clean and bright. Illustrated. Size: Quarto. 113 pages. AME/051618. Very Good.
Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. COMMEMORATIVE NUMBERED AND SIGNED FIRST EDITION PRESENTED TO GEOFFREY M. FOOTNER. NUMBER 18. 8vo. Black cloth covered boards with silver title to spine. Slight bumping to spine ends and corners. Presentation plate with author's signature pasted to front free end paper. Pristine interior with illustrations throughout. Blue illustrated dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Slight wear to dust jacket includes light rubbing and a small black stain to bottom edge of front panel. Index, 227 pages. MAR/081619. Near Fine / Near Fine.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1969. Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth covered boards with red title to front board and to spine. Pristine interior with graphs throughout. Red white and blue illustrated dust jacket with black title to front panel and white title to red spine. Minor running and edge wear to jacket. 256 pp. American History. HIS/6062. Near Fine in Very Good DJ.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, (1961). Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth covered boards with mint green title to spine. Light bumping to spine ends. Barely noticeable damp stain to bottom edge of boards. Minor damp staining to bottom margin of last 61 pages. White illustrated price clipped dust jacket with grey and green title to front panel and light blue title to spine. Minor soiling and rubbing to dust jacket as well as minor creasing to edges. Minor damp staining to bottom of inner flaps of dust jacket. Index, 188 pages. AME/071811. Very Good / Very Good.
London: Whittaker, Treacher, and Arnot, 1829. Hardcover. 12mo. From the series: "Autobiography. A Collection of the Most Instuctive and Amusing Lives Ever Published, Written By the Parties themselves with Breif introductions, and Compendious sequels, Carrying on the Narrative to the Death of Each Writer. Vol. XXII" Quarter dark brown leather with paper covered boards. Scuffing to boards. Wear to edges and bumped corners. Interior is very clean with bright text. Half-title is present but detached. Dampstaining to rfep's. Split to spine along interior. Frontispiece of Doddington. A good reading copy. 279 pp. ENGHIS/080904. Good Plus.