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Image for Report of Naval Committee on Establishing a Line of Mail Steamships to the Western Coast of Africa and Thence Via the Mediterranean to London With an Appendix Added by the American Colonization Society

Report of Naval Committee on Establishing a Line of Mail Steamships to the Western Coast of Africa and Thence Via the Mediterranean to London With an Appendix Added by the American Colonization Society

By: United States Congress House Committee On Naval Affairs

Price: $174.95

Publisher: Washington DC, U. S. Government: 1850

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13188

Condition: Very Good; Paperback with title on front, top one inch of front cover missing and item is now in a stiff library pamphlet binding; clean pages; no ex-library marks; not a reprint.


The full titles is "Report of the Naval Committee of the House of Representatives, August, 1850, in Favor of the Establishment of a Line of Mail Steamships to the Western Coast of Africa, and Thence to the Mediterranean to London, Designed to Promote the Emigration of Free Persons of Color from the United States to Liberia: also to Increase the Steam Navy, and to Extend the Commerce of the United States. With an Appendix Added by the American Colonization Society.... View more info

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Pioneer American Merchants in Japan

By: Van Zandt, Howard F

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Tokyo, Lotus Press: 1981

Edition: Second Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 10732

Condition: As New; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; index.


Primarily the story of the first American merchant and their families that came to Japan in the 1850s. ; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 394 pages View more info

Transylvanian Villagers Three Centuries of Political, Economic, and Ethnic Change

By: Verdery, Katherine

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13252

ISBN: 0520048792

Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket; Blue cloth hardcover with silver titles; clean pages; tight binding; index.


431 pages View more info

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Servants of the Dynasty: Palace Women in World History

By: Walthall, Anne

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Berkeley, Univ Of California Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11263

ISBN: 0520254430

Condition: New with no dust jacket; Beige cloth hardcover with brown titles; no DF as issued; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; index.


Palace women in world history. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 381 pages View more info

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Ships and Shipping of Old New York A Brief Account of the Interesting Phases of the Commerce of New York from the Foundation of the City to the Beginning of the Civil War

By: Walton Advertising and Printing Company

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Bank of the Manhattan Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13189

Condition: Very Good; Stiff green covers with gilt titles and decoration; stiff library pamphlet binding; clean pages except for marks of The Nantucket Atheneum; illustrated.


Written, designed and printed by direction of the Walton Advertising and Printing Company of Boston, Mass. On behalf of the Bank of the Manhattan Company ; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 61 pages View more info

Image for Devonshire Street A Collection of Facts and Incidents Together with Reproductions of Illustrations Pertaining to an Old Boston Street

Devonshire Street A Collection of Facts and Incidents Together with Reproductions of Illustrations Pertaining to an Old Boston Street

By: Walton, Perry

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston, Second National Bank: 1912

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11881

Condition: Very Good; NOT A REPRINT; Blue paperback with gilt decoration and titles, edges faded; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


One of a long running series by the State Street Trust Company of Boston and its predecessor banks. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 47 pages View more info

Image for Monitors of the U. S. Navy 1861-1937

Monitors of the U. S. Navy 1861-1937

By: Webber, Lt. Richard H. (editor)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Washington DC, Naval History Div, Navy Department: 1969

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12388

Condition: Good+; Pictorial staplebound paperback, edges ages; clean pages; tight bninsing; illustrated.


Details on the U. S. Navy's monitors. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 48 pages View more info

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SS Great Britain

By: Wegg-Prosser, Victoria

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Illustrated London News: 1970

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 9926

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial softcover; clean pages; 11 1/2" x 8 1/4"; 28 pages.


Illustrated with reproductions of 19th century engravings and phographs of its transit from Faulkland Islands to Bristol in 1870; SS Great Britain, the first ocean-going screw propelled steamship, was launched in 1843 to provide luxury travel to New York; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 28 pages View more info

The First Americans 1607-1690

By: Wertenbaker, Thomas Jefferson

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Micmillan Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition; 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 14529

Condition: Very Good; Navy cloth hardcover with gilt series titles on the front board and gilt spine titles, spine light sunned; frontispiece; illustrated end papers; clean pages; tight binding; maps, photos and reproductions; critical authories essay; index.


A History of American Life series editors, Arthur M. Schlesinger and Dixon Ryan Fox; This is Volume II. Originally published in 1927, and reprinted in 1929 and 1938; A History of American Life Series; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 358 pages View more info

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The Challenge

By: Whipple, A. B. C

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1989

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 3340

ISBN: 0688089089

Condition: As New; Pictorial trade paperback; clean pages; tight binding; 320pp.


A history of the clipper ship era through an 1851 race around Cape Horn. ; Trade PB; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 320 pages View more info

Image for Mosby's Rangers A Record of the Operations of the Forty-Third Battalion Virginia Cavalry, from its Organization to the Surrender

Mosby's Rangers A Record of the Operations of the Forty-Third Battalion Virginia Cavalry, from its Organization to the Surrender

By: Williamson, James J.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Sturgis & Walton Company: 1909

Edition: Second Revised Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13944

Condition: Very Good; Original gray cloth hardcover with yellow and black decoration and gilt spine titles, rubbed, bumped, minor library repairs; frontispiece; gilt top page edges; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; tight binding; index.


Prized second edition. ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 554 pages View more info

The Chinese Black Chamber An Adventure in Espionage

By: Yardley, Herbert O.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1983

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14482

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; Black hardcover with linen spine and bright red titles; DJ spine sunned; clean pages, except for minor foxing on end papers; tight binding illustrated


Introduction by James Bamford. ; B&W Photographs; 8.30 X 5.60 X 1.20 inches; 225 pages View more info

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The Story of the Guides

By: Younghusband, Col. G. J.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1918

Edition: First Edition; Later Printing

Seller ID: 14029

Condition: Very Good-; Red cloth hardcover with gilt spine titles and blind embossed decoration on front board, spine lightly sunned; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; end paper repaired.


Handwriten note from book lender to borrower on M. Y. Stella Polaris 1930s notepaper laid in ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 239 pages View more info