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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

By: N/A

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: D.C., Bureau of National Literature: 1912

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 1172B


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 Volu... View more info

History of Napoleon

By: Bussey, George Moir

Price: $650.00

Publisher: London, Joseph Thomas: 1840

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TC-050605


Inv. #TC-050605. 2 volumes. 3/4 blue leather over blue cloth boards. A.E.G. Signed Bayntun binding.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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The French Revolution A History; In Three Parts: I. The Bastille; II. The Constitution; III The Guillotine

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $1,050.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall, Ltd.: c. 1860's

Seller ID: 1226C


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" - 7½" tall View more info

Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

By: Grant, Ulysses S.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: NY, Charles L. Webster & Co.: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: P-080526


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 View more info

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The History of England

By: Hume, David

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London, Pickering: 1826

Seller ID: P-030630


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 View more info

History of the Navy

By: Maclay, Edgar S.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1898, 1902

Seller ID: 060927-6


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.Vol... View more info

The Historie of the Twelve Caesars

By: Suetonius (Holland Trans.)

Price: $550.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1023F


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. ... View more info

Germany's Iron Chancellor

By: [Bismark] Garlepp, Bruno

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Ohio, the Werner Co.: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5137G


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 View more info

A Memoir of Field-Marshall the Duke of Wellington

By: [Wilson]

Price: $775.00

Publisher: London, A. Fullarton & Co.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 459A


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 View more info