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Large Reproduction of The British Tax Stamp of 1765 (Poster)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., United States Postal Service: 1975

Seller ID: 020778

Condition: Fine


Folio sheet in the original mailer. The prominent image on the poster is the Tax Stamp, but there are three smaller images of postage stamps featuring Alexander Hamilton (1870), George Washington (1883), and Benjamin Franklin (1870). Text at the bottom on The Stamp Act of 1765. The original mailer is unevenly browned but the poster is in Fine condition. View more info

Civil War Cover Addressed to Lieut. S.W. Beardsley of the Hardtack Brigade (154th Regiment NYSV)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nashville,

Seller ID: 020793

Condition: Fair


Measures 3 inches by 5 1 4 inches. The stamp is hand canceled. No contents. No date on the cover, ca. 1864 based on the address. Beardsley was mustered in at the rank of sergeant and out as Lieutenant. The address is given in full as "Co. E., 154 Regt. N.Y.S.V. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of Cumberland Nashville, Tennessee. This Ellicottville, NY area regiment took heavy losses in early fighting in Gettysburg and was later part of Sherman's March to the Sea. The cover is tattered around the edges and bears a note on the back "Rec. Sept. 1933 from Abbe E. Be... View more info

The Huguenot Historical Society New Paltz, N.Y. 1974-1984, Publication No. 13

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Paltz, Huguenot Historical Society: 1984

Seller ID: 020906

Condition: Very Good


56pp. Original pale blue wraps, printed in black. Illustrated. Errata sheet tipped on to the verso of the front cover. Constitution and by-laws, list of acquisitions, officers and deceased officers, previous programs from events. Wraps unevenly browned. View more info

Cemeteries in South Kingston, Rhode Island

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kingston, Pettaquamscutt Historical Society: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020914

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (64pp. + folding map stapled to the back cover, as issued). 1st Edition. Original pictorial wraps. Illustrated with maps in text. Impressive cemetery census; very helpful for the genealogist. Wraps unevenly browned. Small ownership address label to the title page. View more info

Invoice from Horace S. Bartlett, Family Chemist of Cambridge, MA, Dated June 4, 1891

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Cambridge, 1891

Seller ID: 021752

Condition: Near Fine


Address "Holyoke House, Harvard Square." Advert. on the left states, "Manufacturers of Bartlett's Cordial Elixir, Calisaya Bark, Orris Dentifrice, Cologne Water, Extract Jamaica Ginger, Glycerine Lotion, Rose Cold Cream, Beef, Wine & Iron, Comp. Cubeb Troches." The purchase is indecipherable but the amount is a whopping $19.00. Two folds. View more info

Pandorda 1936. Annual Publication of the University of Georgia (Vol. 51)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia: 1936

Seller ID: 022091

Condition: Very Good


354pp. + 14pp. adverts. Original decorative two-tone cloth (blue and copper), stamped elaborately in blind. Illustrated. Typical yearbook for the university. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Corners gently bumped. View more info

Byrnes Fountain Menu (Lansing, MI)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lansing, N.p.:

Seller ID: 022697

Condition: Very Good


8vo. sheet, folded once. Original printed green stiff stock paper. Sandwich and drink sheet tipped in. Great memorabilia showing what they used to pay at a soda fountain. Pen annotations updating the pricing. Get a Double Rich Chocolate Malted Milk Served with Whipped Cream and Wafers for 16 cents. How about a banana split for 21 cents? You can have a ham and olive sandwich for 16 cents. Wash it down with a fresh lemonade for 10 cents. Offsetting to the back cover from the tipped in sheet. Tiny pin hole through the top. View more info

Guide to the Appalachian Trail in Maine, Publication No. 4

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.p,, The Maine Appalachian Trail Club: 1969

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 022863

Condition: Very Good


342pp. + 10pp. index + 6 folding maps laid in at the back. 7th Edition (stated). Original two-post printed wraps. Wraps creased. View more info

Guide to the Appalachian Trail in Massachusetts and Connecticut, Publication No. 21

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., The Appalachian Trail Conference: 1968

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 022876

Condition: Near Fine


210pp. + 7pp. index. Folding maps. 2nd Edition (stated). Original gray printed wraps with two-post binder. Traces of creasing to the wraps. View more info

A Brief History of Warm Springs

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Warm Springs, City of Warm Springs: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023020

Condition: Near Fine


72pp. + 1 page map + 2pp. legend. 1st Edition. Original pictorial wraps, stapled (as issued). Illustrated. Price notation in ink on the top corner of the back cover. View more info

Independent, All-Expense Tours from Philadelphia Especially Arranged for Visitors to the Sesquicentennial Exposition

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, The John Smith Press: 1926

Seller ID: 023200

Condition: Very Good


15pp. Original pictorial wraps (Liberty Bell motif), stapled as issued. Illustrated in text. A collection of sample itineraries available from the American Express Travel Department, who had a special booth in the Liberal Arts Building at the Exposition Grounds (according to the front cover). Includes local tours and others further afield. Tour number 7 included Niagara Falls, Toronto, Lake Ontario, and Thousand Islands for $85.00 (7 days). Tour number 11 included Chicago, Denver, Colorado Springs, Salt Lake City, Yellowstone, St. Paul and the Great Lakes for $310 (21 days). Also includ... View more info

A Spelling Book of the English Language, for the Acquisition of Correct Orthography and Pronunciation, for the Use of Those Who are Learning English

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Kreuzeburg & Nurre: 1859

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 023202

Condition: Fair


144pp. Reprint (original in 1853). Original printed blue paper over brown cloth. The introductory material is printed in German and English. Rare. OCLC Worldcat locates only one copy of the 1860 edition in institutional holdings. There are NO copies of this 1859 edition listed there. The publisher printed Roman Catholic books based on the advertisement on the back board. Pencil scribbling to page 63 and the back pastedown. Hinges cracked. Pencil ownership inscriptions to both sides of the front free endpaper. Edges rubbed through, corners bumped. Joints starting. Occasional staini... View more info

"Something Entirely New, No Other Stove Like It. A Cincinnati Mechanic's Remarkable Invention. Causing Great Excitement Where Exhibited."

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cincinatti, World Manufacturing Co.:

Seller ID: 023326

Condition: Very Good


Circular No. 50 H. Advertising brochures (mailed) depicting styles A, B and C (one burner, two burner and three burner) with prices. Also depicts No. S "W.B." oven and Harrison Tubular Radiator. Illustrated with cuts. Enclosures include a large testimonial sheet with contributions from every state in the Union, a leaflet of scientific testimonial, an insert dedicated to the tubular radiator (with cuts), an order form and a return envelope. The return envelope is tattered and only in fair condition. But the other pieces are all intact and clean. Folds. Testimonial paper browned. View more info

"He Knows A Good Thing When He Sees It; Heckers' Self Raising Buckwheat"

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Hecker-Jones-Jewell Milling Co.:

Seller ID: 023327

Condition: Good


Measures 3 inches by 5 inches. The chromolithographed scene on the front has a toddler reaching for a stack of buckwheat pancakes, upsetting his chair, what appears to be a small pitcher of syrup and a table setting. He has an empty box of Heckers' on his head. The advertising on the verso informs us that, "Your grocer keeps Heckers' buckwheat-all good grocers do." Includes a recipe for Heckers' Buckwheat Cakes. Browning to the verso. Surface scuff to the front. View more info

"Beware of Imitations and Counterfeits of Fleischmann & Co.'s Compressed Yeast."

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.p., Fleischmann & Co.: 1893

Seller ID: 023328

Condition: Near Fine


Measures 3 inches by 5 inches. The recto is a chromolithographed cottage covered in snow. Form No. 420, Rev. Offers either a pictorial banner or a book for every 50 yellow labels and two cents postage. We are also told that, "This timely warning is hereby given that you may protect yourself against a fraud. DO NOT SUBMIT TO IMPOSITION." It then advises us that the genuine article contains the yellow label with the Fleischmann facsimile signature. Traces of wear. View more info

Good Bye, Jesse James; A Reprinting of Six of the Best News Stories Concerning the Life, Death and Funeral of America's Greatest Outlaw

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Liberty, Jesse James Bank Museum: 1967

Seller ID: 023358

Condition: Good


160pp. Original pictorial wraps. Wraps unevenly browned. Front joint starting at the head. Wraps unevenly browned. Text browned. View more info

Collection of 15 Real Photo Postcards from Pine Camp, NY Modern Day Fort Drum (1910-1935)

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 023363

Condition: Good


A nice (beginning) collection of cards depicting life in early Fort Drum, present day home of the 10th Mountain Division. The two earliest cards are from 1910 and depict infantry on the firing line. One shows a unit of African American soldiers in a trench taking aim with their rifles. Pine Camp was established by a son of U.S. Grant in 1908. The cards are all unused. Two are duplicates. They have varying degrees of creasing and soil. View more info

Official Souvenir Mailing Card, Temple of Music

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Buffalo, Niagara Envelope Manufactory: 1901

Seller ID: 023369

Condition: Good


Postcard. Used, with Buffalo straight-line cancel and a Pan-American Exposition 1901 marking (double triangles) as well as a Syracuse postmark. The stamp has been removed, leaving some surface peeling to that corner on the verso. Inscriptions on the front and back. View more info

The Letters of Archie Butt; Personal Aide to President Roosevelt

By: Abbott, Lawrence F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1924

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012229

Condition: Very Good


395pp. Illustrated. Original blue cloth, spine lettering stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Frontispiece portrait of the subject (rather than a portrait of A. Butt). Corners bumped. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Bookseller's ticket on the front pastedown. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Civil War Railroads; A Pictorial Story of the War Between the States, 1861-1865

By: Abdill, George B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 023441

Condition: Near Fine


192pp. 1st Printing of the IUP edition (originally published in 1961). Original light blue paper over dark blue cloth, spine lettering stampm ed in gilt foil. Illustrated with vintage photos. Corners gently bumped. View more info