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A State of the Province of Georgia & Establishment of the Colony of Georgia

By: (Various)

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London, Peter Force: 1835

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 5619

Condition: Very Good


The pages have extensive foxing and some browning to the edges, but are not brittle. The binding is modern and NF. ; A State of the Province of Georgia is an 1835 reprint of a 1740 document, Establishment o the Colony of Georgia is an 1835 reprint of a 1733 document. They are bond together in a modern hardcover binding. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 20, 15 pages View more info

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Poems in English and Latin on the Archers and Royal-Company of Archers

By: (Various)

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Royal Company of Archers: 1726

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 10431

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Full leather binding, raised bands on spine, gilt edges and 3 arow and shield device on both front and back. Front and back pastedowns have gilt edging. There has been some little repair: Japanese paper hinges were added on the outside of the hinges to stabilize the leather that was cracking. The paper is toned with occasional foxing, and some edges. There is a label on the front pastedown, Henry Sotheran & Co. Booksellers and Bookbinders, 43 Picadilly, W. The binding may have been done by them. On the back free endpaper is a date stamp, November 29, 1916 and the penciled notation Sotheran. Th... View more info

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Year Book: Northern California Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

By: (Various)

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Oakland, Northern California Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People: (1918)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16504

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial wrappers, stapled. Light foxing and soiling at spine edge of front wrapper. Internally clean. Very good. Scarce pamphlet, ostensibly a yearbook for Northern California Branch of the NAACP, but evidently the only issue ever published. It features the decision in and several comments on the 1917 Louisville residential segregation case, Buchanan v. Warley, in which the Supreme Court unanimously ruled the attempts at segregation by the state of Kentucky to be unconstitutional under the Fourteenth Amendment. Moorhead Storey, a founder of the NAACP, pictured on the front wrapper, ... View more info

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Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, ..., in Relation to the Present Condition and Probable Annual Expense of the United States' Agency for Recaptured Africans on the Coast of Africa, Etc. Etc.

By: (Various)

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Gales & Seaton: 1828

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16417

Condition: Very Good


This is a disbound government document in original wrappers, from the 20th Congress, 1st Session [Doc. No. 193]. The front wrap is somewhat soiled with a small closed tear, overall about very good. This document deals with US Government policy, after the slave trade had been made illegal, toward captured Africans who were seized by the US Navy from illegal slave ships. All in all close to 2000 such "recaptured Africans" came under US jurisdiction. Most of these individuals were taken to camps in Key West and Charleston,SC and later returned to Africa, usually Liberia. The document give... View more info

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Sing : Britain's Folk Song Magazine

By: Various

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Susan Tully LTD.: 1962

Seller ID: 11380

Condition: Very Good+


Stapled, self-wraps with very light aging and a stamp at front bottom from Hargail Music Press (see scan). Otherwise this copy is near fine. ; #7; Vol. 6; Musical Notation and B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 12 pages; This British magazine contains articles on music as well as songs with lyrics and notation. Similar to the American magazine, Sing Out! View more info

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Punch or the London Charivari, July to December, 1910

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Punch: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14440

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Quarterbound red leather with patterned red paper over boards. Some edge corner and surface wear with boards showing at corners and occasionally along the edges. Some damage at top of spineFront hinge has been re-glued at some time and there is some looseness there but no parting. Book is square. Some interior toning but the pages are, for the most, part quite nice. Punch was a British humor and satire magazine that began publication in 1841. This is a bound copy of the July-December, 1910 issues. According to Wikipedia, "initially it was subtitled The London Charivari, this being a reference... View more info

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The Wizard, December 31, 1949

By: Various

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, D. C. Thomson & Co. and John Leng & Co., Ltd.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14992

Condition: Very Good


Newsprint with full color cartoon on front. The magazine has some edge and corner wear and expected age-toning of newsprint. Each issue features stories of interest mainly to teenage boys -- American cowboy stories, British mysteries. The feature of interest is the cover cartoon which is in full color and has racist images of blacks; two continuing white characters provide what was intended to be comic commentary. The stereotypical images of blacks along with the casually racist storylines show just how pervasive racist attitudes were in post-WWII England. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; 4to 1... View more info

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Dedication of Monument Erected by the State of New York At Andersonville, Georgia 1914

By: Various

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Albany NY, J. B. Lyon Co.: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6121

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to corners and edges of boards, light interior age-toning. ; There is a gift inscription on the ffep from A. J. Palmer, who was chairman of the Andersonville Monument Dedication Commission. Palmer had been a prisoner at Libbey Prison in Richmond as a 15 year old Union musician. The trip to dedicate the Andersonville monument in Ga included stops in Richmond, Danville, VA, and Salisbury, NC. The book includes several Veteran Service Record forms in the back that the book's owner could have filled in. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 241 pages; Dedication ceremony for NY monument a... View more info

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Pennsylvania At the Cotton States and International Exposition: Atlanta, Georgia, September 18 to December 31st, 1895

By: Various

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Pennsyvania, Clarence M. Busch,state Printer of PA: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6139

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Corners bumped, some wear to edges and spine, stains on red cloth boards, pages lightly yellowed, but text clean and tight. ; Stamped signature of PA Governor Daniel Hasting. Nice B&W photos of the PA building and exhibits at the Expo. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 155 pages; PA pavillion at the Cotton States Expo. View more info

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Golden Sheaves of Ripened Grain Gathered for the Heavenly Harvest Home : A New Volume of Illustrated Gospel Narratives for Young and Old

By: Various

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Kilmarnock, John Ritchie, Ltd.: c. 1900

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 14775

Condition: Very Good


Light edge and corner wear along with typical aging, some mild surface wrinkling on front and a small scuff on rear. Square and securely bound. This book is a collection of inspirational Christian stories. Of particular interest is one titled "Narco the Negro" which tells the story of a former slave whose conversion to Christianity influences many other. The story seems patronizing today but was probably rather bold at the time. (The book is undated, but, based on some internal evidence, it seems to be late 19th century, possibly early 20th.) Some other stories deal with Africans, Maori, Eskim... View more info

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Okefenokee Swamp Park

By: Various

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Waycross, Okefenokee Swamp Park: 1950

Seller ID: 11720

Condition: Near Fine


Brochure has a total of five folds and opens out to Folio size. Shows only light aging. ; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 pages; This park, which is not the Stephen Foster State Park, that exists on the western side of the swamp today, still exists on the eastern side of the Okefenolee near Waycross. It is run privately. This park opend in the late 1940's so I have dated it to ca. 1950. View more info

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Foster Hall Bulletin

By: Various

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Josiah K. Lilly: 1935

Seller ID: 11371

Condition: Very Good


Cord-tyed, grayish-green wraps with gold titles. General wear and aging with some soiling on rear wrap. Book is square and binding is secure. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 24 pages; Magazine devoted to Stephen Foster and those interested in him and his work including collectors. View more info

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The Opera Glass

By: Various

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, The Opera Glass Publishing Co.: 1896

Seller ID: 11372

Condition: Very Good


Stapled, pictorial wraps with title in blue and photo of Clara Lane tinted blue. Light, general wear and aging, with small slit at top of spine and 1/4" loss at bottom of spine. Square with a secure binding. ; # 12; Vol. 3; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 23 + year's index + ads pages; Articles on Clara Lane, J. K. Murray, Oscar Girard and others. View more info

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Punch, or the London Charivari, 1901

By: Various

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Punch: 1901

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13511

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Quarterbound maroon leather with red pebbled cloth over boards. Marbled foredges. Some edge, corner and surface wear. Slight odor from storage. The volume is square and the binding is secure. Some interior toning but the pages are, for the most, part quite bright. ; Vols. 120 and 121; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 478, 464 pages; Punch was a British humor and satire magazine that began publication in 1841. This is a bound copy of the complete1901 edition, which is divided into two sections/volumes, each with separate pagination. According to Wikipedia, Punch "was subtitled The L... View more info

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Punch or the London Charivari, January-June, 1912

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Punch: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14438

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Quarterbound red leather with red cloth over boards. Some edge corner and surface wear. The boards of this volume are bowed, but the binding is secure. Some interior toning but the pages are, for the most, part quite bright. Punch was a British humor and satire magazine that began publication in 1841. This is a bound copy of the January - June, 1912 issues. According to Wikipedia, "initially it was subtitled The London Charivari, this being a reference to a satirical humour magazine published in France as Le Charivari. Reflecting their satiric and humorous intent, the two editors took for thei... View more info

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The Revolutionary Records of the State of Georgia, Volume III Journal of the House of Assembly from August 17, 1781 to February 26, 1784

By: Various

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Franklin-Turner Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7120

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Dark blue boards with gilt lettering. Overal light wear and aging with corner bumps. Mild odor, not musty, more spicy. Square and securely bound; no tears or parting. Attractive copy. Volume III only of Georgia's official Revolutionary Records. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 626 pages View more info

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The East Village Other, February 9, 1971

By: Various

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Weekly Guardian Associates, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15026

Condition: Very Good


One of the most famous radical, tabloid/ periodicals this copy has light wear with some chipping along edges as well as minor aging of newsprint. Horizontal fold for mailing. This issue featured Cleaver's Rant, a long article by Eldridge Cleaver. Much national and international news, culture and commentary. Underground cartoons including a full-page Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers. Take yourself back to another time, another place. ; Vol. 6, No. 11; B&W Illustrations; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 24 pages View more info

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Punch, or the London Charivari, 1887

By: Various

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Punch: 1887

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13516

Condition: with no dust jacket


Quarterbound maroon leather with red pebbled cloth over boards. Marbled foredges. Some edge, corner and surface wear. Slight odor from storage. The volume is square and the binding is secure. Some interior toning but the pages are, for the most, part quite bright. G+ to VG-. ; Vols. 92 and 93; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 328, 312 pages; Punch was a British humor and satire magazine that began publication in 1841. This is a bound copy of the complete1887 edition, which is divided into two sections/volumes, each with separate pagination. According to Wikipedia, Punch "was subtit... View more info

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The Wizard, November 26, 1949

By: Various

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, D. C. Thomson & Co. and John Leng & Co., Ltd.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14987

Condition: Very Good


Newsprint with full color cartoon on front. The magazine has some edge and corner wear and expected age-toning of newsprint. Each issue features stories of interest mainly to teenage boys -- American cowboy stories, British mysteries. The feature of interest is the cover cartoon which is in full color and has racist images of blacks; two continuing white characters provide what was intended to be comic commentary. The stereotypical images of blacks along with the casually racist storylines show just how pervasive racist attitudes were in post-WWII England. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; 4to 1... View more info

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The Wizard, December 3, 1949

By: Various

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, D. C. Thomson & Co. and John Leng & Co., Ltd.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14988

Condition: Very Good


Newsprint with full color cartoon on front. The magazine has some edge and corner wear and expected age-toning of newsprint. Each issue features stories of interest mainly to teenage boys -- American cowboy stories, British mysteries. The feature of interest is the cover cartoon which is in full color and has racist images of blacks; two continuing white characters provide what was intended to be comic commentary. The stereotypical images of blacks along with the casually racist storylines show just how pervasive racist attitudes were in post-WWII England. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; 4to 1... View more info

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Sing : Britain's Folk Song Magazine

By: Various

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Susan Tully LTD.: 1962

Seller ID: 11379

Condition: Very Good+


Stapled, self-wraps with very light aging and a stamp at front bottom from Hargail Music Press (see scan). Otherwise this copy is near fine. ; #6; Vol. 6; Musical Notation and B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 12 pages; This British magazine contains articles on music as well as sonegs with lyrics and notation. Similar to the American magazine, Sing Out! View more info

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The Wizard, January 7, 1950

By: Various

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, D. C. Thomson & Co. and John Leng & Co., Ltd.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14989

Condition: Very Good


Newsprint with full color cartoon on front. The magazine has some edge and corner wear and expected age-toning of newsprint. Each issue features stories of interest mainly to teenage boys -- American cowboy stories, British mysteries. The feature of interest is the cover cartoon which is in full color and has racist images of blacks; two continuing white characters provide what was intended to be comic commentary. The stereotypical images of blacks along with the casually racist storylines show just how pervasive racist attitudes were in post-WWII England. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; 4to 1... View more info

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Punch, or the London Charivari, 1889

By: Various

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Punch: 1889

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13514

Condition: with no dust jacket


Quarterbound maroon leather with red pebbled cloth over boards. Marbled foredges. Some edge, corner and surface wear. Slight odor from storage. The volume is square and the binding is secure. Some interior toning but the pages are, for the most, part quite bright. G+ to VG-. ; Vols. 96 and 97; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 328, 312 pages; Punch was a British humor and satire magazine that began publication in 1841. This is a bound copy of the complete1889 edition, which is divided into two sections/volumes, each with separate pagination. According to Wikipedia, Punch "was subtit... View more info

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Song Folio of Johnnie and Jack and Their Tennessee Mountain Boys

By: Various

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Shreveport, The Drake Company: ca. 1940

Seller ID: 10444

Condition: Good+


Green wraps with black titles and photographs. Wraps have many creases almost as if they had been folded up for a while. Also some toning and soiling. Stapled binding is holding but with paper this old, it has to be somewhat fragile. Book is square and interior is quite nice. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 32 pages; Johnnie and Jack were popular in the 1930's, 40's and 50's. Johnnie Wright was the husband of Kitty Wells. View more info

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The Knickerbocker Magazine, 1852

By: Various

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, S. Hueston: 1852

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12787

Condition: Fair


Brown, blindstamped cloth with somewhat faded gilt titles and decoration on spine. Edge and corner wear with minor pull at top, back spine edge. Book would be very good except for missing pages. After opening Index page iv, there is a skip to page 11. I have noticed at least one other page missing later. Interior has foxing/toning. Offered as is. ; Volume 40, 1852; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 552 pages View more info