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Explosives in History

By: Wilkinson, Norman B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wilmington, DE, The Hagley Museum: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044873

ISBN: B0007FV6EC

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff pictorial wraps. 3rd ptg.: 1983. Light shelf wear. 63 pp., illus. View more info

Inside History of the White House: The Complete History of the Domestic and Official Life in Washington of the Nation's Presidents and their Families

By: Willets, Gilson

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, The Christian Herald: 1908

Seller ID: 001191

Condition: VG+


Unstated edition, probable 1st. Olive cloth, gilt lettering, blind stamped. Modestly rubbed extremities and edges. Lightly foxed endpapers, interior a bit toned. Former owner signature on front flyleaf. View more info

The Burden Bearer: An Epic of Lincoln [First Edition, #52/300]

By: Williams, Francis Howard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, George W. Jacobs and Co.: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033304

Condition: VG+


Ivory 1/2 vellum, dark blue cloth covered boards, lettered in gilt on spine panel. top text block edge in gilt, deckled edges. Vellum is typically toned/soiled to a tannish color, modestly rubbed at spine extremities and along joints, otherwise solid Near Fine with only slight shelf wear. No. 52 of an edition limited to 300 copies, hand-numbered on copyright page, issued Nov. 1908. Original owner's signature, dated Nov. 1908 in pencil on front flyleaf. Firm binding, clean interior. 198 pp. View more info

America Illustrated

By: Williams, J. David (editor)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, New York Printing and Publishing Co.: 1879

Seller ID: 028226

Condition: Very Good


Light brown cloth, decorative borders in black, lettered in gilt, bevelled edges, text block edges in gilt. Modest shelf wear, spine panel a bit sunned, rubbed with slight exposure to several corners and spine extremities, small notch in cloth along bottom front edge. 1882 calligraphic gift inscription on front flyleaf, which shows slight loss along top edge and light vertical crease, otherwise unmarked. 121 pp., well illus. w/ reproduced engravings. View more info

Benjamin Franklin and His Circle: A Catalogue of an Exhibition

By: Winlock, H. E. (pref.), R. T. H. Halsey, Agnes D. Peters, Joseph Downs, and Marshall Davidson (essays)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026116

Condition: Very Good


Light brown wraps, lettered in black. Modestly soiled covers, slight separation at both spine extremities. Firm binding, clean interior. ix,155 pp., 356 catalogued objects. Limited to 2,000 copies issued May 1936. View more info

The Cambridge Press 1638-1692: A Reexamination of the Evidence Concerning The Bay Psalm Book and the Eliot Indian Bible as well as other contemporary books and people

By: Winship, George Parker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Freeport, NY, Books for Libraries Press: 1968

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIBL0414

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth, gilt on dark red title panel on upper spine. Reprint of original 1946 edition. Slightly foxed text block edges, spine panel a bit speckled, otherwise essentially as issued. x,385 pp. View more info

Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry

By: Wirt, William of Richmond, Virginia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, James Webster: 1818

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040029

Condition: Fair


Full leather. Worn but complete, front board detached but present, rear board loose but holding, spine panel flaking with loss at extremities. xv,427,xii pp., engraved frontis. portrait with intact tissue guard. Interior shows foxing, toning, one signature toward middle loose with slightly projecting fore-edges. Binding or reading copy. View more info

India Rubber Man: The Story of Charles Goodyear

By: Wolf, Ralph F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Caldwell, ID, The Caxton Printers, Ltd.: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034373

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered and illus. in gilt. 291 pp. Slight shelf wear, text block edges a bit foxed/toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. Scarce color illus. dust jacket chipped with several areas of loss along top edges, typical age toning, still displays reasonably well in archival mylar. View more info

The Obligation of Intellectuals to be Intelligent: Some Commentary from Jefferson and Adams

By: Wright, Louis B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031402

Condition: Fine


Booklet, orange printed wraps. Very slight surface rubbing to a small section of lower front cover, virtually as issued. 15 pp. View more info

Behold! the Polish-Americans

By: Wytrwal, Joseph A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Endurance Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037568

ISBN: 0686656407

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, slight foxing to text block edges (a bit more pronounced on top edge). Firm binding. Book plate with short gift inscription mounted on upper front flyleaf. xiv,667 pp. View more info