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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


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 t... 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.


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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Discoveries and Inventions / A Lecture by Abraham Lincoln Delivered in 1860

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, John Howell, 1915


A Lecture by Abraham Lincoln Delivered in 1860. 1st ed., thus. 8vo, red boards. Printed for San Francisco bookseller John Howell by SF printer John Henry Nash. One of 250 copies printed d on Fabriano Italian Hand-made paper. This is copy no. 68. Interior is clean, tight and bright. Covers have surface wear and several small nicks along edges and top of spine. View more info

Ecce Homo

By: Grosz, George

Price: $45.00


New York: Brussel & Brussel. 1965, 1965. (First edition thus). Small folio. Gilt titled paper covered boards. Near fine in near fine price-clipped d/w. [d/w has a very light discoloration 1/" wide across cover) First U.S. edition of Grosz' work which was suppressed in Germany shortly after its publication. Contains 16 watercolors and 84 drawings. View more info

In the Spirit of Crazy Horse

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $22.00


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 cont... 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


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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Liberty and the Great Libertarians

By: Sprading, Charles T.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Self-published, 1913


1st edition; a nearly pristine copy in very scarce dust jacket. Los Angeles, published by the author, 1913. An anthology on liberty. Among the authors from whom passages have been selected are: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, John Stuart Mill, Emerson, Thoreau, Ingersoll, Henry George, Bernhard Shaw, Oliver Shreiner, and Maria Montessori. A very small binding blemish at bottom of spine; rear end-papers discolored. D/w is near fine; chips at top and bottom o... View more info

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Original WW2 Mimeographed Military Orders signed by Ronald Reagan

By: Reagan, Ronald

Price: $425.00

Publisher: 1945


Original World War 2 mimeographed military orders signed in by Capt. Ronald Reagan - 5 leaves, 8-1/2x11, dated February-April 1945. Reagan served in the 18th Army Air Force Base Unit (the Motion Picture Unit) as Captain and Adjutant. One of his duties was to sign the unit's official orders. These five sheets are all related to duty assignments given to Hollywood producer/director Jack J. Bernhard, another member of the Motion Picture Unit. One sheet is very good - bro... View more info

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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces.

By: Franklin, Benjamin

Price: $7,500.00

Publisher: London: J. Johnson, 1779


8vo, half-leather, marbled boards, black label with gilt titles and ribbed lines on spine. 565 pp. plus 8-page Addenda and Corragenda. 1st edition thus. [Published earlier that year in an exceedingly rare 4to format] This definitive collection of Franklin essays, many printed here for the first time, is the only edition of Franklin's political and philosophical writings printed during his lifetime. The collection was edited by his friend Benjamin Vaughan with Franklin's ... 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


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 ... 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


"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 p... View more info

Why England Slept

By: Kennedy, John

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Company, 1940


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 ... View more info

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[ENGLISH CIVIL WAR, 1642] TWO TRACTS: A machavillian plot, or A caution for England / A declaration a...for the disarming of all popish recusants...

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, A.N. for Ed. Husbands and I. Franke, 1642


A machavillian plot, or A caution for England, presented in a time when princes were so pious and judges durst bee valiant to declare against vunhonest slaverie. Attributed to Sir Robert Heath. London: printed Anno Dom. 1642; printed wrappers. 14 pp. Good. 6 copies in OCLC. ##### A declaration of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament : for the disarming of all popish recusants, and that it shall be lawfull for any of His Majesties subjects to seize upon the p... View more info