London: Dennis Dobson, 1974, 1975. First Edition. Octavo, these 2 vols. only; VG/VG-; spines blue and white with white lettering, and yellow and blue with black lettering, respectively; dust jackets protected with mylar coverings; prices cut; small chip missing from bottom edge of back cover of The Birth of the United States; fading to spine of Our Federal Union; pages clean; shelved Case 8.
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New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1863. First Edition. Octavo, 408 pages; VG-; full contemporary blue cloth binding; spine with gilt lettering and design; some shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped and shredded; mild scuffing to front board; small chips missing from crown and tail of spine; back joint starting; edges of boards beveled; mild soiling to fore edges; contains large full color fold-out frontispiece; some foxing to illustrations; black and white and full color illustrations and maps throughout; back free end paper lacking; pages clean; shelved Case 1.
Baltimore: Edward J. Coale, 1811. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; G+/ hardcover; Spine a faded yellowish hue with gilt lettering; Former library copy; Rebound in 1860s with dark maroon cloth boards, boards are clean and secure with minimum of shelfwear to tail of spine; Binding is excellent; Textblock shows extensive age-toning and foxing to edges, but otherwise clean; the titlepage, contents and preface (through vi) have tears along the edge, but otherwise all pages are intact; the titlepage and frontispiece have some stains, and stamps of prior holders (Brooklyn City Library and Long Island Historical Society); viii, pp 345 plus notes.
La Plata: Charles County Tercentenary, Inc., 1958. Octavo; VG-/ hardcover; Blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; Boards show some edge and cornerwear, especially at head and tail of spine, an 1/8th-inch tear at head of spine, and a small dent on top-right of front cover - but otherwise clean and secure; Binding is slightly loose at front, but intact and all pages secure; Textblock is clean; illustrated throughout, and includes 21x18-inch fold-out map; xi, pp 162 plus bibliography and index.
Petersburg, VA: Dickson and Pescud, 1804. First Edition. Octavo, 4 vols.; G+; contemporary full tree calf bindings; spines paneled, with red leather labels with gilt lettering and design; ex-library, with usual marks; some shelf wear and scuffing; all corners bumped; crowns and tails of all spines missing; all vols. joints previously repaired; vol. 1 label chipped; previous owners' names at front free end paper of vol. 1; all vols. foxed throughout; mild pencil underlining to vol. 1; CX consignment; shelved Case 1.
Boston: J.H. Wilkins & Company, 1835. First American Edition. Octavo, 335 pages; VG; bound in full pebbled green cloth, faded black label with gilt titling to spine; mild wear and rubbing, chipping to head and tail of spine; foxing throughout; contemporary name to title page; scarce; shelved case 1.
New York: White, Gallaher, & White, 1827. First American Edition. Octavo, 416 pages; VG: bound in publisher's teal paper-covered boards, brown cloth spine with paper label; binding with moderate wear, including mild staining to boards, wear to corners, fraying to spine and hinges, rear board separated but attached by string; pages entirely uncut; mild foxing to interior; scarce; shelved case 1.
Philadelphia, PA: Lindsay and Blakiston, 1857. First Edition. Octavo, 357 pages; VG-; full contemporary dark brown cloth binding; spine with gilt lettering; some shelf wear and soiling; corners shredded; small chips in cloth at front and back boards; small chips missing at crown and tail of spine; spine cocked; binding sound; mild soiling to all edges; foxing throughout; black and white frontispiece; pages clean; shelved Case 1.
Washington, DC: R. O. Polkinhorn, 1878. First Edition. Octavo, 350 pages; G+; fully bound in contemporary brown cloth; spine with gilt lettering and design; some shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; scuffing and light staining to front board; tail of spine missing; chip loose at crown of spine; light-colored stain to back board; spine cocked; hinges starting; previous owner's name at front free end paper; inscribed by Jackson at second free end paper; mild blue underlining throughout first half of volume; pages else clean; shelved Case 1.
Washington, DC: 1804. A framed letter on parchment from the office of President Thomas Jefferson, regarding the appointment of a judge to the district court of New Hampshire; signed flat by Jefferson and Madison; VG-; framed and matted; not examined out of frame; text of letter reads: "Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States of America, to all who shall see these presents, Greeting: Know ye, that reposing special Trust and Confidence in the Wisdom, Uprightness and Learning of John Samuel Sherburne, of New Hampshire, I have nominated, and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate do appoint him Judge of the District Court in and for New Hampshire District; and do authorize and empower him to execute and fulfill the duties of that office according to the Constitution and Laws of the said United States, and to Have and to Hold the said office with all the powers, privileges and Emoluments to the same of Right appertaining unto him the said John Samuel Sherburne during his good behavior. In Testimony whereof, I have caused these Letters to be made patent, and the seal of the United States to be hereunto affixed. Given under my Hand at the city of Washington, the Twenty Sixth day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and four, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the Twenty Eighth. In Testimony whereof [Jefferson's signature] By the President, Secretary of State [James Madison's signature]"; seal removed from letter, with traces of red wax remaining; scraping at site of removed seal; lower left corner of letter clipped; lettering mildly faded; mild soiling at lower left edge of letter; page else clean; dimensions of frame: height 19 1/4 in. x width 21 1/2 in.; dimension from sight: height 12 5/8 in. x width 15 3/8 in.; JF consignment; located at Dupont Store.
Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press, 1993. First Edition. Octavo, 499 pages; VG/G+; spine purple, with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; some shelf wear to jacket; mild shelf wear to volume; wear to upper and lower edges of jacket all around; small closed tears to edges of jacket front; mild wear to crown and tail of jacket spine; bookseller's sticker to jacket back; lower corner of front flap creased; pages clean; shelved below Front Counter.
New York: The MacMillan Company, 1901. First Edition. Octavo; G+/ hardcover; Green spine with gilt lettering; Boards show some minor edge- and cornerwear, especially at the head and tail of the spine, but otherwise clean, strong and secure; Binding is good; Deckled textblock is clean and free of marks, shows only typical age-toning; xx, pp 520 plus bibliography and index.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1972. First Edition. Quarto, 2 vols.; VG/VG-; spines brown, with white lettering; in VG black slipcase; mild shelf wear and soiling; spines faded; small closed tear to crown of vol. 1 jacket spine; prices cut on both vols.; both vols. with black and white and full color illustrations; pages clean; shelved Front Table.
New York: Anson D. F. Randolph and Company, 1894. Small Quarto; G/ hardcover; Brownish yellow spine with silver lettering; Boards are stained with moderate+ edge- and cornerwear (especially head/tail of spine and the bottom corners), but are intact and sturdy; There is a half-inch tear in the front paste-down paper along the gutter; Binding is soli; Textblock is clean with a minimum of age-toning (more significant along top edge;.
Philadelphia, PA: R. W. Pomeroy, 1823. No Edition Statement. Octavo, 7 out of 9 vols., set broken; VG-; in VG custom slipcase; full mid-20th century rebindings of blue leather; spines faded to green, with gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear; even foxing throughout; most pages slightly offset; pages clean; shelved above US History--New York.
Baltimore: Norman, Remington Company, 1923. Small Quarto; VG- / hardcover; Maroon spine with very faded gilt lettering; Boards show minimal edge- and cornerwear, with a small crease near the head of the spine and several small scratches to the back cover, but clean and strong; Binding is solid and intact; Textblock is clean save for some minor age-toning throughout and minor shelfwear to deckled bottom edge; pp 181 plus index; illustrated with 56 photographs and a 32x20 in. pull-out color map.
New York: Johnson, Fry and Company, 1858. First Edition. Quarto, 3 vols.; G; contemporary three-quarter calf binding, with boards in brown cloth; spines paneled, with gilt lettering; substantial shelf wear; corners bumped and shredded; wear to all joints; scraping to all corners; chip loose at tail of vol. 1 spine; back board of vol. 3 detached; all edges with decorative red speckling; water stains to edges of text blocks; most engravings offset; pages else clean; shelved Americana Special Collection.
Baltimore: Clearfield Company, Inc., 2003. Two Volumes; Small octavo; VG-/ paperback; White spine with black lettering; Covers are clean, with one faint crease in each spine and a thin blue inch-long mark on the front edge of the spine of Vol. II; Binding is excellent, textblock is clean; Contents: Vol. I. "From the earliest settlements to the beginning of the war between the states" / T.J.C. Williams (xxxii, pp 670 plus index); Vol. II "Continued from the beginning of the year 1861 down to the present time" / Folger McKinsey (pp 930 plus index). Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1908. Early Reprint. Octavo, 5 vols.; VG-; spines navy buckram, with gilt lettering; some shelf wear and soiling; wear to corners, and heads and tails of spines; bindings slightly shaken; black and white photos and illustrations throughout; pages clean; shelved Americana Room.
Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1957. First Edition. Octavo; G-/ hardcover; Dark blue spine with faded gilt lettering; Boards have some small patches of discoloration on the front cover, and minor scratches on the back cover, with wear to the corners and tail of the spine; Text on spine is faded but readable; Binding is acceptable, but there is a two-inch tear between the spine and textblock at the top of the front free end paper; Textblock is clean and all pages are secure; xv, pp 377 plus notes and index.