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1 Report of the Secretary of the Treasury, communicating, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate of the 14th of August, 1856, a report of the progress on the construction and distribution of standards of weights and measures, and supply of Hydrometer
Washington DC No printer or publisher Given 1856 no First Edition Original Wraps Good 
Full title: Report of the Secretary of the Treasury, communicating, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate of the 14th of August, 1856, a report of the progress on the construction and distribution of standards of weights and measures, and supply of hydrometers to the custom-houses; the balances made and distributed to States, and the legislation thereof relative to standard weights and measures. 34th Congress, 3d Session Senate Ex. Doc. No. 27. No printer or publisher given. [Washington DC] 1857. Disbound. 218 pages including index. Plus a fold out chart at the rear and 5 other fold out diagrams within. They consist of a diagram of Saxton's Yard Dividing Machine, Saxton's Reflecting Pyrometer and Comparator, a plan for a small building for use in weighing and measuring, a reproduction of the label used for the weights and measures, a diagram of Silberman's lever and Microscope Comparator and Borda's Thermometer and a graph of results from an experiment on the weights of different liquids at different temperatures. A senate report recounting the efforts to standardize weights and measures in the United States, as well as documenting the equipment being used to do so. Disbound in GOOD condition. Despite lacking covers the text block is solid. Minor to moderate foxing throughout. Browning/offsetting present to several of the pages. Minor wrinkling to the first page. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 "The Duchess." (Hungerford, Margaret Wolfe). A Little Rebel. Arm Chair Library. No. 38
New York F.M. Lupton, Publisher 1893 no Original Wraps Good 
Printed wraps with an ad on the rear cover listing other titles. 64pp. Victorian literature, a romance, written by the Irish author Margaret Wolfe Hungerford. A whole work printed in a digest sized format. GOOD condition. Moderate to heavy browning along the wrapper extremities with foxing along the lower extremities. Minor soiling. Moderate chipping, tearing and splitting along the wrapper binding. Minor chipping and tearing along the extremities. Moderate to heavy browning in the interior. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Battle of Waterloo, Containing the Series of Accounts Published by Authority, British and Foreign, with Circumstantial Details, Previous, During and After the Battle, from a Variety of Authentic and Original Sources, with Relative Official Documents, (Booth, John) A Near Observer
3 (Booth, John) A Near Observer The Battle of Waterloo, Containing the Series of Accounts Published by Authority, British and Foreign, with Circumstantial Details, Previous, During and After the Battle, from a Variety of Authentic and Original Sources, with Relative Official Documents
London Printed for J. Booth, Duke Street, Portland Place and T. Egerton, Military Library, Whitehall 1815 no Vellum Good No Jacket 
Full title: The Battle of Waterloo, Containing the Series of Accounts Published by Authority, British and Foreign, with Circumstantial Details, Previous, During and After the Battle, from a Variety of Authentic and Original Sources, with Relative Official Documents, Forming an Historical Record of the Operations in the Campaign of the Netherlands. To which is added an alphabetical list of the officers killed and wounded, from 15th to 26th June, 1815, and the total loss of each regiment, with an enumeration of the Waterloo honours and privileges, conferred upon the men and officers, and lists of regiments, etc. entitled thereto. Illustrated by a panoramic sketch of the field of battle, and a plan of the position and movements, with those of the Prussians, traced. By a Near Observer. Stated fifth edition. Half-vellum binding with patterned red cloth covers. Gilt decorations along the spine, with title and date set against red backgrounds. Cxliv, 140 pp. With an extra leaf cxxv*, cxxvi*, preceding the other leaf also bearing these page numbers. Text is continuous and complete in that section. Collated and complete. With two fold out maps and a large fold out panoramic illustration of Waterloo, all colored. As the title states, a detailed account of the Battle of Waterloo, drawn from various sources, and paying special attention to the Duke of Wellington and Napoleon. With a large bookplate from William Hillier, 4th Earl of Onslow, a British politician and former Governor of New Zealand. Also present is an ownership signature from George Augustus Sala, perhaps the Italian-English writer and journalist. In GOOD condition. Covers slightly bowed, with minor soiling and darkening to the vellum. Cloth worn along the lower front edge, with some loss, perhaps due to insect exposure. Cloth faded. Text block solid with scattered minor foxing and soiling throughout, as well as a few minor pencil notations. Some notations regarding provenance on a rear endpaper. Frontis map with some foxing and darkening, cropped a little close at the lower margin. The Fold out panorama also bears some foxing, and has extensive paper and cloth tape repairs to the reverse, as well as creasing present. The last map has a 2 inch diagonal tear near the edge attached to the binding, with minor foxing and ghosting, as well as pencil notations to its blank side. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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4 (Bredikhin, FA) Studies of Meteors
Moscow 1954 no Hard Cover Good No Jacket Ex-Library 
607 pages. With several in text illustrations and a few fold out facsimiles of Bredikhin's writing. All text in Russian/Cyrillic. Fyodor Bredikhin, a Russian astronomer, is best known for his studies on the tales of comets and his studies of meteors. This work apparently collects many of his studies on meteors, including the origin of cosmic meteors, the origin of periodic comets, various observations of the Perseids showers in Russia in the early 1890's, the role of Jupiter in the formation of radiants, the orbits of Bielids, instances of fractionation of comets, etc. (This is all based on translations as given by a sheet tipped in to the book). In GOOD condition, slightly EX-LIBRARY with call numbers taped to the spine and written at the top of the title page. Moderate dusting/soiling to the covers. General fading, minor scuffing and edgewear. Very minor stain on the lower front cover. Interior clean and solid with minor darkening. Minor pencil annotations to the front and rear endpapers. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 (Dymond, Jonathan) Popular Amusements. From the Writings of Jonathan Dymond
Philadelphia The Tract Association of Friends no Pamphlet Good 
no date, presumed mid 1800s. Pamphlet, disbound from a larger work. No. 20 on the lower front page. 4 pages. A short piece speaking out against various amusements, or pastimes, focusing primarily on the theater. This includes pointing out the licentiousness of actors and actresses and the general role theater plays in moral depravity. Also mentioned are masquerade balls and field sports-primarily horse racing and the gambling on it. GOOD condition. Heavy foxing and browning to the piece. Spine edge a bit rough. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 (Elliot, Maud Howe) A Newport Aquarelle
Boston Roberts Brothers 1883 no First Edition Cloth Good No Jacket 
First edition. Blue cloth with embossed illustration in black to the front cover. 250 pages plus 6 pages of ads. Elliot won the Pulitzer Prize-in collaboration with her sister Laura Richard-for a biography of their mother, Julia Ward Howe, an abolitionist and writer of the Battle Hymn of the Republic. A novel based in Newport, Rhode Island. GOOD condition. Minor to moderate soiling, mostly to the rear cover. General fading and scuffing, with heavier scuffing along the hinges and extremities. Several small areas of staining to the covers. Extremities scuffed and bumped, with fraying to the head and foot of the spine. Interior solid with minor scattered soiling, general browning to the paper and a small sticker on the first endpaper. A few pages with creasing to their lower corners. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Gynaeologie. Drittes Supplement oder XVI Bandchen. Meine Bekenntnisse uber die Weiber. Bound With Gynaeologie. Viertes Supplement oder XVII Bandchen. Abel der Weiblichkeit in Zugen von Liebe, Treue und Edelfinn., (Flittner, Christian Gottfried)
7 (Flittner, Christian Gottfried) Gynaeologie. Drittes Supplement oder XVI Bandchen. Meine Bekenntnisse uber die Weiber. Bound With Gynaeologie. Viertes Supplement oder XVII Bandchen. Abel der Weiblichkeit in Zugen von Liebe, Treue und Edelfinn.
Berlin Oehmigke dem Jungern/ Bey dem Versasser 1801 no Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
Berlin: 1800/1801. Paper covered boards with black cloth tape binding. 248, 276 pages. With a color frontispiece illustration preceding each book, as well as three color illustrations in the rear, fold out, although only occupying one section of the tri-fold. Written anonymously, these two works were part of a larger series Flittner wrote on various aspects of sex and sexuality. In particular these discuss sexual relations between men and women as well as love and loyalty. In GOOD+ condition. Moderate to heavy scuffing to the covers and extremities, with some bumping to the corners. Minor soiling and general fading. Binding weak but intact, with scattered minor soiling throughout, mostly in the gutters. General toning to the paper with minor scattered foxing. Small oval ownership stamps to the half title and title page. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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Are Trade Unions a Menace to Industry? Lecture Bulletin of the Institute of Social Economics. August 15, 1901. Vol IV, No. 11, (Gunton, George)
8 (Gunton, George) Are Trade Unions a Menace to Industry? Lecture Bulletin of the Institute of Social Economics. August 15, 1901. Vol IV, No. 11
New York The Gunton Company 1901 no Pamphlet Fair Ex-Library 
Printed wraps. Pagination runs 255-280. A lecture by George Gunton considering arguments against trade unions, both in the United States and England, mostly the argument by Benjamin Taylor (in an issue of the North American Review) against unions. Gunton cites higher wages and more consumption due to higher wages, as one of the benefits of unions in the United States, and highlights the importance unions in creating fair work weeks, reducing child labor, increasing education, etc., although not citing specific examples. Alluding to the 'present strike' which does not appear mentioned, Gunton discusses the media's poor portrayal of unions, and also argues for intelligent leadership instead of the use of strikes (force) by unions to achieve their goals. George Gunton founded the Institute of Social Economics, through which he and others conducted research on labor and capital. He was an advocate of trusts, asserting that the larger companies were more favorable toward unions, due to having more to lose. FAIR condition, EX-LIBRARY. Stamping and call numbers present on the front wrap. Front and rear wrap DETACHED, with heavy chipping and tearing along the binding edge. Three holes punched along the spine, most likely from being bound in a larger work. Some wrinkling/creasing to the pamphlet. Minor soiling. A few stray pencil lines to the margins and text. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 (Habberton, John) The Jericho Road; A Story
Chicago Jansen, McClurg and Co 1877 no First Edition Cloth Good 
First edition. Black cloth with red lettering and ornamentation. 222 pp., plus 2 pages of ads. A novel depicting town life in the American West. John Habberton was an American author, most noted for his 'Romance of California,' as well as his anonymously written 'Helen's Babies.' GOOD condition. Cloth split along the lower half of the front hinge, with minor splitting at the upper hinges. Backstrip starting to lift away from the bottom portion. Small insect hole in the cloth of the lower rear gutter. Cloth chipped and worn and the corners. General fading, with minor soiling and scuffing, to the covers. Interior solid with minor scattered soiling. Wright 2350. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 (Halsey, Harlan Page). Old Sleuth Cad Metti, The Female Detective Strategist; or Dudie Dunne Again in the Field. Old Sleuth's Own. No. 37. October 15, 1895.
New York The Parlor Car Publishing Co 1895 no Original Wraps Fair 
First edition. Wraps. 106 pp, plus 17 pages of ads. With an illustrated title page. LACKING THE ORIGINAL WRAPS. A pulp novel featuring Cad Metti, a woman detective and her exploits with Dudie Dunne in foiling a counterfeit operation. FAIR condition, lacking the wraps. Moderate browning to the paper, with offsetting along the extremities of the rear blank page. Minor soiling. Minor chipping and tearing along the fore edge. Interior solid and clean, with a faint dampstain in the fore edge margin of the last half of the book. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11 (Halsey, Harlan Page). Old Sleuth The Man-trapper. A story of extraordinary detective Devices
New York George Munro's Sons, Publisher 1894 no Wraps Good 
Illustrated blue wraps. 139 pp., plus 22 pages of ads in the rear. While the title page give a date of 1893, this work, part of the Calumet Series, is dated October 6, 1894 on the front wrap. A dime novel by Harlan Page Halsey, featuring the adventures of his popular detective, Old Sleuth. GOOD condition. Heavy chipping and tearing along the wrapper extremities, with loss in several areas. General uneven fading and some soiling to the wraps. Minor scuffing and creasing. Interior solid with moderate to heavy browning to the paper. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 (Harvey, Peter) An Incident in the Life of Daniel Webster. From the Reminiscences of Daniel Webster by his friend Peter Harvey
Boston Little, Brown and Co no Original Wraps Good 
OCLC records suggest a date of 1877 but this appears a bit later. Stiff wraps. Small booklet. 22 pp. With an illustration of the birth house of Daniel Webster. A recollection of the meeting between Webster and his brother-in-law John Colby, in which Webster explains his Christian faith and shortcomings to Colby, who has become repentant. Interspersed with quotes from the Bible. A seemingly thinly disguised religious parable. In GOOD+ condition. Gilt illustration of Webster and titling very faded on the front cover, with general fading to the wraps. Minor edgewear. Interior clean and solid with mostly minor foxing to the first and last few pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Country Spectator. Number II. Tuesday, 16 October, 1792, (Middleton, Thomas Fanshawe, editor)
13 (Middleton, Thomas Fanshawe, editor) The Country Spectator. Number II. Tuesday, 16 October, 1792
England No Publisher 1792 no Pamphlet Good 
Terra cotta colored plain wraps. Pagination runs 13-20. A single issue of this British periodical, this being the second issued. Edited and written anonymously primarily by Thomas Fanshawe Middleton, The Country Spectator provided reflections and opinions on literary, religious, political and philosophical topics. This particular issue focuses mostly on the aims and establishment of the magazine, as well as the ideals and background of the author, mentioning other journals of this type and the efforts that were to be undertaken to make this different. Thomas Middleton was educated at Christ's Hospital and Cambridge College in Pembroke, prior to becoming curate at Gainsborough, and eventually a bishop in Calcutta, India. Unsure if wraps are original issue. GOOD condition. Moderate wrinkling and creasing to the wraps, with general fading and minor soiling. Faint pencil notations to the front cover. Heavy chipping and tearing along the extremities, with some loss in the margins. Minor scattered foxing in the interior. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14 (Morrison, Noah Farnham) Catalog of American Travel and Americana for sale by Noah Farnham Morrison. No. 226
Noah Farnham Morrison Elizabeth, NJ no Wraps Goos 
no date (1929, based on the Rutgers University Library website). Wraps, with an ark illustration on the front cover. 28 pp including covers. A bookseller's catalog containing items relating to Americana and American exploration, with brief descriptions and sometimes extra bibliographic info. GOOD condition. Heavy browning to the wraps, with some offsetting and soiling. Some chipping, tearing and creasing along the upper extremity, with a piece missing from the upper corner. Wrappers splitting along the spine. Interior solid with some toning to the paper. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Young Lady's Friend, A Lady (Farrar, Eliza).
15 A Lady (Farrar, Eliza). The Young Lady's Friend
Boston American Stationer's Company 1836 no First Edition Cloth Fair No Jacket 
First edition. Bluish cloth with faint branchlike decorations. xi, 432 pp. A guide for women on how to dress, act in public, with other women, men, etc. With a short section on nursing, including tending to blisters, lifting a patient, leeches, etc. Another chapter deals with fashion, with another discussing health and ways to maintain it. FAIR condition. Cloth bubbling up on the front cover. Heavy uneven fading and discoloration, with minor soiling, some spotting, minor foxing and staining. Cloth very frayed and worn along the extremities and hinges, being almost entirely split along the rear hinge, as well as chipped at the spine's tail. Front cover weakly attached at the interior hinge, with the rear cover and spine mostly separated from the text block, holding on at the bottom. Front endpaper apparently missing. Scattered moderate foxing throughout. Sabin 106147. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Secret Service. Old and Young King Brady, Detectives. The Bradys and the Midnight Men. Jan. 28, 1910. No. 575, A New York Detective
16 A New York Detective Secret Service. Old and Young King Brady, Detectives. The Bradys and the Midnight Men. Jan. 28, 1910. No. 575
New York Frank Tousey, Publisher 1910 no Wraps Fair 
Color illustrated wraps on somewhat glossy paper stock. 31 pages. A dime novel, appearing as a weekly serial, featuring James Brady and the younger Harry Brady, solving mysteries at the behest of the Secret Service. Originally created by Francis Worcester Doughty. FAIR condition. Moderate to heavy browning, especially to the paper in the interior. Minor soiling and staining to the wraps, a bit heavier to the rear wrapper. Heavy creasing, chipping and tearing along the extremities, with some loss. Spine rolled. Paper rather brittle. Scattered minor soiling and staining in the interior. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 A. Welby Pugin Pugin's Floral Ornament CD-ROM and Book (Dover Electronic Clip Art)
Mineola, New York, U.S.A. Dover Publications 2004 048699631x / 9780486996318 Trade Paperback Very Good Quarto 
24 pp. Color examples of floral ornament designs by the English architect and designer Pugin, based on Middle Ages flat patterns. With CD Rom present in the rear inside cover. VERY GOOD condition. Minor fading, rubbing and a hint of soiling to the covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Abadie, Daniel Dubuffet Architecte
Paris Editions Hazan 2011 no Wraps Good Ex-Library 
Photo illustrated wraps. Square folio. 191 pp. With color photos throughout. ALL TEXT IN FRENCH. A detailed monograph on the large installations/sculpture by Jean Dubuffet, detailing not only the artist's creative process, but also including a look at the planning process involved in his larger work, as well as the details to the actual installation process. GOOD+ condition. Slightly ex-library, with a small stamp on the title page and a small withdrawn stamp on the colophon. No other markings or treatments present. Light scuffing and edgewear to the book. Interior clean and solid. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Abbott, Frances Matilda Historical Address Prepared for the Duo-Centennial Celebration of the Founding of the City of Concord, New Hampshire. July 2-4, 1927
Concord, New Hampshire Rumford Press 1927 no Wraps Good Ex-Library 
Printed wraps. 38 pp. An address that provides a short history of the city of Concord, New Hampshire, from its first settlement, early colonial history and its growth through the 1800s. With an index of names in the rear. GOOD condition. Apparent ex-library, with evidence of a removed pocket present in the inside rear cover and erased call numbers at the top front cover. No other treatments visible. General uneven fading and toning to the wraps, with some creasing, mostly at the corners. Minor soiling. A few small tears along the rear extremities. Interior clean and solid with very minor foxing. Small dampstain affecting the upper margin of two pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Abbott, John S.C The Empire of Russia; From the Remotest Periods to the Present Time. The Monarchies of Continental EuropeThe Empire of Russia; From the Remotest Periods to the Present Time. The Monarchies of Continental Europe
New York Mason Brothers 1860 no Cloth Good No Jacket 
Brown cloth. xv, 17-528 pages, including index. With a frontis portrait of Peter the Great. A broad but detailed history of Russia, beginning at 500 BC and the Scythian and Huns to the birth of the Russian Empire and Ruric, Sineous and Truvor. From this time (900 AD) to the present, various rulers and their reigns are discussed, detailing wars, politics, etc. GOOD+ condition. Minor to moderate fading. Mostly minor scuffing. Light wear along the extremities. Minor soiling, with a few faint stains to the covers. Interior solid with general minor browning to the paper. Very minor scattered foxing, with moderate to heavy foxing to the endpapers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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