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A Compleat History of the Whole Proceedings of the Parliament of Great Britain Against Dr. Henry Sacheverell: With His Tryal Before the House of Peers, for High Crimes and Misdemeanors

By: N/A

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, J. Baker: 1710

Seller ID: 353


A Compleat History of the Whole Proceedings of the Parliament of Great Britain Against Dr. Henry Sacheverell with His Tryal Before the House of Peers for High Crimes and Misdemeanors; the Reasons of Those Lords That Enter'd Their Protests; etc. London: J. Baker, 1710. 12mo, contemporary calf with five raised bands and gilt lettering and decoration on spine.. An important document for the history of the Anglican Church. Sacheverell had attacked the Queen, the Whigs and the Bishop of Salisbury in two controversial sermons. He was then summoned before the House of Lords for trial. He was judge... View more info

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AMERICAN CITY MAGAZINE Volume 43 Jul-Dec 1930

By: AMERICAN CITY MAGAZINE

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, AMERICAN CITY MAGAZINE CORP: 1930

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: k200128c

Condition: Good


Six issues of approx. 200 pages each. 1st ed.,8vo, black cloth. Approx. 1200 pp. Articles, photographs, diagrams, and advertisements for city planners and municipal managers and buyers. Hundreds of b/w photos depiciting architecture, roads, and vehicles. Condition: Good; text block is very good, clean and tight. Covers with moderate surface wear and soiling but no significant damage. Ex-libris Los Angelis Public Library with its bookplate affixed inside; penciled price of $8, apparently when withdrawn and sold. View more info

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AMERICAN CITY MAGAZINE Volume 8 January-June 1913

By: AMERICAN CITY MAGAZINE

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, AMERICAN CITY MAGAZINE : 1913

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: k200128d

Condition: Good


1st ed.,8vo, black cloth. 684 pp. Articles, photographs, diagrams, and advertisements for city planners and municipal managers and buyers. Hundreds of b/w photos depiciting architecture, roads, and vehicles. Ex-libris Warner Brothers Studios research library with its paper seal affixed inside front panel; also ex libris Alfred F. Rosenheim, with his bookplate, -- one of the leading architects in Los Angeles in the early part of the 20th century. His major works include the Hellman Building and Second Church of Christ Scientist. Condition: Good; moderate wear to covers, two large chips at top ... View more info

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American Remembrancer; or, an Impartial Collection of Essays, Resolves, Speeches, &c.

By: CAREY, Mathew, ed.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Phila.: Printed by Henry Tuckniss, for Mathew Carey: 1795

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: cr191112e

Condition: Poor


The American Remembrancer; or, an Impartial Collection of Essays, Resolves, Speeches, &c. Relative, or Having Affinity, to the Treaty with Great Britain. Phila.: Printed by Henry Tuckniss, for Mathew Carey, 1795. 1st ed. 288pp. Noted as Volume I [of a 3 volume set] contains the first four issues of Carey's periodical "American Remembrancer" dated Aug. 20, Aug. 27, Sept. 4, and Oct. 1, 1795. A collection of printed documents in support of “Jay's Treaty”, signed Nov. 19, 1794, which resolved severa; Anglo-American diplomatic issues arising out of the Definitive Treaty of Peace of 1783. A... View more info

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Manual of the Corporation [Common Council] of the City of New York, for 1866

By: d.t. valentine

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Edmund Jones & Co., NY: 1866

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: k191118a

Condition: Fair


1st ed., 12mo. publisher's embossed brown cloth with seal of New York on front and spin. [xvi], 820 pp. Chromolith title page, 11 color plates [4 folding] and dozens of b/w illustrations, maps, and tables. Condition is fair: Text block is clean and tight overall with occasional foxing. Fold-out map and diagram to accompany “The Great Fires in New York City in 1776 and 1778], opposite p. 786, is detached and tattered. Covers: Corners rubbed, front hinge cracked at both ends with chipped lower gutter; rubbed at both spine ends; 1” cracks at both ends of rear cover. Presentation copy from F... View more info

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TLS, JFK presidential campaign, Signed by Edward “Ted” Kennedy

By: Edward "Ted" Kennedy

Price: $150.00

Publisher: 1960

Seller ID: k181228a


Typed letter signed “Ted.” 8-1/2”x11” on official John F. Kennedy for President letterhead. Dated November 17, 1960. A simple letter of thanks to a Los Angeles postal office manager for his help in ensuring that campaign materials were distributed without delay. “Your personal efforts in seeing that the mailings by Campaign Report, our western newsletter, were not delayed, and received highly expeditious treatment, are very much appreciated. / Russell Benedict, who edited the newsletter, is high in the praise of the Weight Room staff, and of your kindness. / Thank you again for you... View more info

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GARIBALDI and the Making of Italy. 3 vols. [with Garibaldi´s Defence of the Roman Republic, Garibaldi and the Thousand) 1907-1912

By: George Macaulay Trevelyan

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Longman´s: 1907, 1909, 1912

Edition: Mixed set

Seller ID: vl190723d

Condition: Good


Complete set of Trevelyan´s “Garibaldi”, published in three separate volumes between 1907-1912. 8vo. Mixed Impressions, with 3 frontispieces, 114 plates, 9 maps in the text and 7 folding maps in color. Marbled boards and all page edges gilt. The set comprises: 1. Garibaldi's Defence of the Roman Republic 1848-9 (1907); 2. Garibaldi and the Thousand May 1860, (1911); 3. Garibaldi and the Making of Italy June-November 1860 (1912). Condition: Good. Internally clean and tight overall. Covers have moderate wear and staining/spotting. Vol I is a first edition; occasional foxing, but lightl... View more info

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Manual of the Corporation [Common Council] of the City of New York, for 1868

By: Joseph Shannon

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Edmund Jones & Co., NY: 1868

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: k200120a

Condition: Fair


1st ed., 8vo. publisher's embossed brown cloth with seal of New York on front and spine. [xiv], 912 pp. The first of a new series, enlarged, with new engravings and smaller type so that the book contains nearly double the aount of matter in forer compilations. Chromolith title page, 8 color plates [2 folding] and dozens of b/w illustrations, maps [several folding], and tables. Condition is fair: Text block is clean and tight overall with only very occasional foxing. Frontis fold-out map of New York is hand colored; larger b/w fold-out map is torn but intact. Oversized chromolith of Tammany H... View more info

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Why England Slept

By: Kennedy, John

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Company: 1940

Seller ID: 121311


1st UK edition, first printing. Hutchison & Co. Ltd (London), 1940. In original dust-jacket with 3s/6p price intact. The book is in good condition: some age-toning and very light foxing on end-papers with very minor shelf-wear to covers. Interior pages are yellowed at edges, but not brittle. (As usual for the cheap wartime pulp paper.) No chips or tears. The dust jacket is in generally good shape with a 1/2"x3/4" chip at top of spine, a 1/4"x1/2" open tear on middle of front cover and numerous small nicks and shelf-wear along edges. Nevertheless an attractive copy of Kennedy's first book. View more info

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Seven Pillars of Wisdom [Limited edition]

By: Lawrence, T. E.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc: 1935

Edition: 1st U.S. edition

Seller ID: k200325d

Condition: Good


The limited Issue edition published just before the 1st US trade edition No. 106 of 750 copies. 4to, Custom binding in ¾ leather, green cloth with gilt titles on spine. Very good. Spine rubbed; surface wear to front and back panels. Text block is VG; clean and tight but with a tape repair at top of title page and pp 7-9. View more info

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The Assassin

By: Liam O'Flaherty

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London: 1928

Edition: 1st ed,

Seller ID: k190126a

Condition: Very good


Novel based on the assassination of the Irish government minister Kevin O'Higgins in 1927.CONDITION: Very good. A bright, crisp copy overall; some toning to end papers, half-title and title pages -- the latter lightly so. Dust jacket is good only; chipped corners, nicks and cracks at spine ends; price clipped; toning to interior flaps. View more info

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Reflections of a California Governor.

By: Low, Governor Frederick F.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Sacramento, Sacramento Book Collectors Club,: 1959

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 000254

Condition: Fine


The texts of a "Memoir" (1877-1878) and an interview (1883) between Low and H.H. Bancroft, in which the ninth governor of California (1863-1867) reflected on his business and political life, with particular emphasis on the Gold Rush, the railroads, and the question of Chinese immigration. Club publication number 7. Limited to 310 copies, printed by the Grabhorn Press. 78 pp. Edited, with Preface and Notes by Robert H. Becker. Quarto. Pp. xiii, [1], 78. Frontis portrait in color. Initials printed in red, yellow and black. Notes, index. Half tan linen over red patterned boards, leather spine la... View more info

Secret Proceedings and Debates of the Convention Assembled at Philadelphia in the Year 1787, for the Purpose of Forming the Constitution on the United States of America

By: Martin, Luther

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Alston Mygatt: 1838

Seller ID: 1067


"From The Notes Taken By The Late Robert Yates, Esq. Chief Justice Of New York, And Copied By John Lansing, Jun. Esq. Late Chancellor Of That State, Members Of That Convention Including The Genuine Information Laid Before The Legislature Of Maryland By Luther Martin, Esq. Then Attorney General Of That State, And A Member Of The Same Convention Also, Other Historical Documents Relative To The Federal Compact Of The North American Union." This is a later printing; first published in 1821. Fair condition: Interior is very sound and clean with no loose signatures but some light foxing. Front and ... View more info

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In the Spirit of Crazy Horse

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $22.00

Seller ID: 39702


First edition. NY: Viking, 1983. Fine in price-clipped d/w. In the Spirit of Crazy Horse chronicles the history between the Sioux and the United States government, with emphasis on the 1971 shoot-out at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, a 71-day, armed stand-off between federal and state agents and upon the 1975 shootout involving the AIM activist Leonard Peltier in which two FBI agents were killed. Matthiessen investigates his later trial and conviction; and the controversies surrounding the case. Bill Janklow, the former Republican state attorney general and governor of South Dakota, and... View more info

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Sal Si Puedes [Signed by both PM and Cesar Chavez]

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $625.00

Publisher: NY: Random House: 1969

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: s180622q


A nonfiction account of Cesar Chavez and the struggles of the United Farm Workers to form a migrant workers' union to end the dramatic exploitation of temporary farm labor that was so prevalent in the 1960s and 70s. This book was the subject of a lawsuit, and later issues of the first edition came with a legal disclaimer pasted in. Matthiessen also revised it, and a new edition was issued a couple of years later. A significant piece of reporting and social criticism, chronicling one of the important labor movements of the Sixties. signed by Matthiessen and by Cesar Chavez, who comments "This... View more info

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America's Retreat from Victory

By: McCarthy, Senator Joseph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Devin-Adair Company: 1952

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: 1068


12mo, blue cloth, 186 pp. Good: External appearance is fine, but pages were printed on cheap paper and have browned along edges. Small ink star on front end paper. In good d/w with numerous creases and nicks along edges and a 1" open tear at bottom of front cover. View more info

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Tomorrow We Live - Library Edition -- in scarce d/w

By: MOSLEY, Oswald

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Greater Britain Publications (Abbey Supplies: 1935

Edition: Third printing [Library edition]

Seller ID: k200325b

Condition: Very good


Abbey Supplies Ltd., London ('Greater Britain' Publications), 1938. 8vo, black cloth. 80 pp. gilt titles. Oswald Mosley was a British politician who rose to fame in the 1920s as a Member of Parliament and later as leader of the British Union of Fascists (BUF). He was considered a potential Labour Prime Minister but resigned due to discord with the Government's unemployment policies. Mosley was imprisoned in May 1940, and the BUF was banned. He was released in 1943 and, politically disgraced by his association with fascism, moved abroad in 1951; he spent the majority of the remainder of his li... View more info

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Invertebrate Spain

By: Ortega Y Gasset, Jose

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton: 1937

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 015002


8vo, black cloth. Very good-near fine copy in VG d/w. Book has some light staining inside covers, otherwise fine. The staining appears to be an image transfer from the yellow d/w flaps. D/w has edgewear and a few small nicks but no significant tears or chips. View more info

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In the Spirit of Crazy Horse

By: Peter Matthiessen

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York: Viking: 1993

Edition: 1st ed.

Inscription: Signed.

Seller ID: s180623a


1st ed., 8v, sienna boards/brown cloth. Matthiessen's controversial and suppressed book on the conflict between agents of the federal government and members of the radical American Indian Movement (AIM) in the 1970s, which culminated in a gun battle that left two FBI agents and one Indian dead. Matthiessen argues that the conviction of Leonard Peltier for the agents' death was a miscarriage of justice. His book was the subject of two lawsuits -- by one of the FBI agents involved in the case and by the former governor of South Dakota -- which effectively suppressed it for nearly a decade. A Su... View more info

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In the Spirit of Crazy Horse [Samizdat edition]

By: Peter Matthiessen

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Peter Matthiessen: 1983

Edition: 1st thus.

Seller ID: s180623d


Softcover “Samizdat” edition. One of several photocopied underground editions of the book, purportedly for distribution to tribal members after the publisher withdrew the book from distribution. The number produced is undetermined, but probably 50 copies or less. Very good: a bright copy internally but with several small stains to covers and light crease at left edge of front. No tears or marks. Signed by Matthiessen on the title page.Matthiessen's controversial and suppressed book on the conflict between agents of the federal government and members of the radical American Indian Moveme... View more info