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Messages and Papers of the Presidents (A Compilation) Published by Authority of Congress 1899, James D. Richardson, A representative from the State of Tennessee
1 Messages and Papers of the Presidents (A Compilation) Published by Authority of Congress 1899, James D. Richardson, A representative from the State of Tennessee
D.C. Bureau of National Literature 1912 First Edition Thus Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Inv. #1172B. Eleven volumes. Bound in 3/4 leather over marbled boards, gilt decorations and lettering on spine. President's seal on front boards. Teg. Outstanding condition. Volume X of this set continues through the presidency of William Howard Taft and has the important eleventh volume, The Index to all of the previous volumes. ; 8vo; 8145 + Index pages; Beginning with Volume I, the formation of the government, and the Presidency of George Washington, through Volume X, the presidency of William Howard Taft, in 1912, the documents of each of the presidents are offered. Volume XI, The Index, is "not only a key that unlocks the treasures of the entire publication, but it is in itself an alphabetically arranged brief history or story of the great controlling events consituting the History of the United States. -- Under its proper alphabetical classification the story is told of every great subject referred to by any of the Presidents in their official Messages, and at the end of each story the official utterances of the Presidents themselves are cited upon the subject, so that you may readily turn to the page in the body of the work itself of this original information. -- Next to the possession of knowledge is the ability to turn at will to where knowledge is to be found." (P. 5438, Volume VII. The editor, James D. Richardson.)  
Price: 1250.00 USD
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2 Bussey, George Moir History of Napoleon
London Joseph Thomas 1840 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  Illustrated by Horace Vernet 
Inv. #TC-050605. 2 volumes. 3/4 blue leather over blue cloth boards. A.E.G. Signed Bayntun binding.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall  
Price: 650.00 USD
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The French Revolution A History; In Three Parts:  I. The Bastille; II. The Constitution; III The Guillotine , Carlyle, Thomas
3 Carlyle, Thomas The French Revolution A History; In Three Parts: I. The Bastille; II. The Constitution; III The Guillotine
London Chapman & Hall, Ltd. c. 1860's Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. #1226C. Two volumes. Full polished tan calf, marbled endpapers and all edges, raised bands, gilt decorated panels, red and black labels on the gilt decorated spine. Slight wear to corners. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall  
Price: 1050.00 USD
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4 Grant, Ulysses S. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant
NY Charles L. Webster & Co. 1885 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Inv. #1365. Two volumes. 3/4 leather over dark brown boards; Gilt seal on both boards of each volume. Marbled endpapers and edges. With maps. Five bands on spine; gilt lettering. One of the most important literary works of American history and the Civil War. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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The History of England , Hume, David
5 Hume, David The History of England
London Pickering 1826 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. #P-030630. Eight volumes. Hume's classic History, first published in 1776 (the same year as Gibbon's "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire," and Smith's "Wealth of Nations"), and left unfinished at his death. Later completed by Tobias Smollett. 3/4 leather; signed binding by Root & Son. ; 8vo  
Price: 1000.00 USD
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6 Maclay, Edgar S. History of the Navy
New York D. Appleton & Company 1898, 1902 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Inv. # 060927-6. 3 volumes bound in original blue cloth with gold-stamped title on front board and spine; gold-stamped shield on front board showing Columbia and a naval frigate. Volumes 1 & 2 were published in 1898 as the New Edition, Revised and Enlarged, with Technical Revision by Lt. Roy C. Smith, U.S.N. These volumes take the Navy to just before the Spanish-American War. Volume 3 was published in 1902, and takes the story through the Spanish-American War to 1902.Volume 3 also contains some material from Volume 2. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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7 Suetonius (Holland Trans.) The Historie of the Twelve Caesars
London Oxford University Press 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. #1023F. Suetonius (Holland Trans.)The Historie of the Twelve Caesars1931, London, Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald, The Oxford University Press, The Haslewood Books Written in Latine by C. Suetonius Tranquillus, and newly translated into English by Philemon Holland Printed in England by the Oxford University Press; No. 314 of 400 numbered copies; printed on Haslewood all-rag paper. Bound in publisher's red cloth with gold-stamped title on spine. Uncut pages. Fine, with some slight rubbing to corners. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall  
Price: 550.00 USD
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8 [Bismark] Garlepp, Bruno Germany's Iron Chancellor
Ohio the Werner Co. 1897 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. #5137G. Translated from the German and edited by Sidney Whitman. Full brown leather with decoration on covers and spine. Bound together with "The Passing of Germany's Iron Chancellor: a Narrative of his Death, Funeral Obsequies" by Garlepp (1898) and An Elegaic Poem by Felix Dohm ("A Supplement to Germany's Iron Chancellor"). Profusely illustrated with photographs and rotogravures.; Folio 13" - 23" tall  
Price: 350.00 USD
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9 [Wilson] A Memoir of Field-Marshall the Duke of Wellington
London A. Fullarton & Co. First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. #459A. 2 volumes. 3/4 red leather over marbled boards; marbled endpapers. All edges marbled. Illustrated with engravings of Wellington's contemporaries. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall  
Price: 775.00 USD
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