New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1969. First Dover Edition. Octavo; G+/paperback; light green spine with black and beige text; first Dover edition; front cover has slight tone toward edges; some foxing to spine and rear; slight edge wear; tight binding; textblock exterior edges have noticeable foxing; however interior shows minimal wear; frontispiece; illustrated; pp 644.
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Philadelphia: Towar & Hogan, 1832. 12mo., 430 pages, , ; G; Full contemporary calf with black spine label and gilt lettering; Boards show moderate plus wear to joints, some cracking to joint of back board near head of spine, and light plus wear overall; Textblock has light age-toning and foxing to edges, same to interior pages, and pp. 207 - 214 are slightly loose from binding (but attached and intact); RWO.
Washington, D.C. United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission, 1937. First Edition. Tall Octavo, 192 pages; G; Pictorial paper boards, with light blue spine and black lettering; Boards show moderate plus wear to head/tail/joints of spine, light bumping and wear to orners, light shelfwear overall, and slight age-toning to spine; Textblock has light age-toning to edges, and light foxing to top edge; Inscribed by the author, US Congressman Sol Bloom on front pastedown: "To / The Van Dolens / Regards / and best wishes / Sol Bloom."; RWO.
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1966. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 252 pages; VG-/G+; gray spine with black and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; price clipped; dust jacket has shelfwear and rubbing, including two open tears to either side of the spine at the head; minor creases and tearing to the corners of the dust jacket and to the tail and head of the spine; soiling to the back of the dust jacket; some foxing to the flaps of the DJ; foxing and soiling to the inside of the jacket; top edge of the text block is dyed red; soiling to the fore and bottom edges of the text block; previous owner's name on the ffep; shelved African-Americana.
New York: Cassell & Company, 1886. First Edition. Quarto, 433 pages; bound in modern three-quarters brown leather, black pebbled cloth boards, gilt to front board and spine; very mild wear; text block acid-toned and somewhat brittle; 432/433 gutter with pasted paper, holding inner quarter of two leaves together, causing some tearing; With 36 heliotype plates containing 204 mugshot or headshot records, as well as an image of Byrnes observing a bank robber being prepared for his mugshot and a frontispiece; shelved case 1.
New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1962. Octavo; First printing; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black and green print; DJ has edgewear, short tear at top of spine, toning to spine, light smudging/shelfwear; Boards quarter bound with yellow cloth to spine and green cloth to boards, light wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 319 pages.
Beautifully detailed original acrylic painting by Almarie Pittman Little titled "Along the Mississippi" (#1765) Artwork measures 10" x 8" and is in very good condition with no apparent flaws (signed by artist in bottom left corner). Frame measures ~14" x 12" and has minor wear: bumping to corners and edges with a few small dents on bottom, single chip 1" from bottom along left edge, light scratching along edges, slight fading of frame color in some spots. Frame joints are slightly loose (secure but loose); DK Consignment.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1946. Octavo; VG-; dark brown/brown spine with gilt text; missing jacket; cloth exterior shows mild wear; slight rubbing to edges; strong, intact boards; textblock exterior edges have age toned; pictorial endpapers; interior good; profusely illustrated; unpaginated.
London: printed for Henry Seile, and are to be sold at his shop over against St. Dunstans Church in Fleetstreet, 1657. Second Edition. Folio, , 739, , 739-740, 761-890, p. 887, 898-934, 921-958, 961-1098, , 1089-1095,  pages; G; bound in full early speckled calf, simple double blind-rules to boards, paneled spine with morocco label, gilt titling; some rubbing and wear to boards, bumping to corners; heavy tide-marks throughout entire text block causing staining, heaviest along upper edge, fore corners; lacking all 4 maps; lacking engraved title; small bookplate of "Milton, Peterborough" and a second of Earl Fitzwilliam, both referring to the Milton Hall estate in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England; shelved above Vikings.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company. Octavo; G+; dark red spine with gilt text; full title: Forty-Four Years of the Life of A Hunter, Being Reminiscences of Meshach Browning A Maryland Hunter, Roughly Written Down by Himself; originally published around 1859; no jacket; cloth shows mild offset toning to front; pictorial front; lightly rubbed edges; straight boards; text block exterior edges have slightly age toned; small crack to gutter tail edge at title page; cracking to gutters to several last pages; interior good showing only mild incidental smudges; illustrated; pp 400.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 2013. First Printing. Octavo; pp 256; VG; pink/red plaid spine with green and black text; first printing; no jacket; cloth shows minimal exterior wear; strong boards; tight binding; text block clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
New York: Random House, Inc., 1959. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; green pictorial spine with beige text; first edition; dust jacket exterior has mild shelf wear; minor wear to edges; light pencil to front flap; cloth shows lightly sunned edges; good, sturdy binding; textblock exterior edges have slight toning; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; pp 309.
New York: H. Greeley & Co., 1840 - 1841. First Edition. Quarto, , 416 pages; G+; Bound in half-calf and marble boards, with gilt lettering to spine; Boards show moderate plus wear to corners, edges and leather along joints, with light plus shelfwear overall; Textblock has light plus age-toning and foxing to edges, moderate and uneven foxing/age-toning to pages throughout interiorly, some creasing to pages, and ffep loose but attached; Ownership inscription appears in ink on ffep: "Noah W Hoy / New Canaan / Conn. / 1841"; The complete 10th volume (Nos. 1 - 26) of Horace Greeley's paper The New-Yorker. This is the paper that eventually became the New York Tribune. RWO.
Chicago: Albert Whitman and Comp, 1954. Thin Oblong Octavo; VG-; blue spine with black text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows mild sunning; pictorial paper label to front; slightly rubbed spine edges; some rubbing to fore corners; tight binding; straight boards; exterior text block edges have slight tone; pictorial pastedowns; mild offsetting to hinges; profusely illustrated; interior clean; unpaginated.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1932. Octavo; G+; grayish beige and green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth exterior has mildly sun aged spine; some edge wear; good, intact binding; sturdy boards; outer text block edges have age toned modestly; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior good; previous owner's bookplate to half title page; gift inscription to half title page; illustrated; slight defect to gutter to pp 124-5; sparse incidental marks inside; pp 313.
Washington: Peter Force, 1827. Octavo; 466 pages; G+; Rebound in full brown cloth with leather label to spine; Ex-library copy with expected marks, including stamp to copyright page and pencil call number to advertisement leaf; Several small closed tears to title page, none impacting text; Scattered light damp staining throughout; Text block significantly age-toned.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1836. First Edition. Octavos, Two volumes; VG; Later 3/4-blue leather with marbled boards; Banded spines with blue leather labels and gilt lettering; Boards show light wear to corners; Textblock has light age-toning to speckled edges, light foxing to pages interiorly, and faint dampstain impacting first several pages of Volume I; Complete with fold-out map frontispiece in Volume I; Signature of former owner appears on ffep of Vol. I.; CONTENTS: Vol. I. (xxx, pp. 9-533) -- Vol. II. (v, 576 pages). Howes C178.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1960. First Printing. Octavo; VG-/G+; yellow and green pictorial spine with ivory text; first printing; dust jacket exterior shows mild sunning, mostly to spine; lightly rubbed edges; light foxing to flap edges; price clipped front flap; Brodart wrap to dj; cloth exterior has minimal wear; strong, straight boards; text block exterior edges have slightly age toned; pictorial endpapers; former owner's name to half title page; interior pages very good; illustrated; pp 449.
Philadelphia: E.L. Carey & A. Hart, 1833. Octavo, xx, , 22-380 pages; G; bound in publisher's blue cloth, titling to spine completely gone, remnants of ex-library label to spine; fraying and weakening to both hinges, spine peeling up along rear hinge, rubbing and general wear, water-stain to top edge of front board; mild foxing and toning throughout; ink name to ffep, sfep, rear pastedown; bookplate of the 'Woodlawn Library Association of Friends' to the front pastedown; Map bound in at page 253, largely detached from binding, but with 3cm at top attached to binding; Printed on thin paper; binding cracked at map; hand-colored; As Fine an example of the map bound in as can be found, this copy with no tears to the folds and only the slightest of wear to the extremities; David Rumsey: "the 'eagle' map is most extraordinary and rare: it shows an eagle superimposed in engraving and color on the United States, with the Talons in Florida, the eye in Vermont, and the wings spreading west to the Missouri Territory. It is beautifully done." consignment; shelved case 3.
Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1915. Large Paper Edition, #10/250. Octavo, 4 vols.; VG-/G+; three-quarter white cloth bindings, boards in blue-gray paper; gray cloth dust jackets; spines with gilt lettering; protected with mylar wrappers; mild shelf wear to volumes, some shelf wear to jackets; corners of all vols. slightly bumped; mild wear to crow and tail of all spines; upper edges of textblocks gilt; all vols. with full-color frontispieces; illustrated in black and white and full color; most pages uncut; pages clean; shelved above Case 9.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press. Collector's Facsimile Edition. Octavo, 23 pages; VG; three-quarter navy leather binding, boards in navy cloth; spine with gilt lettering and design; in publisher's original glassine wrapper; mild shelf wear and scuffing; informational pamphlet loose within; pages clean; shelved Easton Press.
Philadelphia: J.C. McCurdy & Co., Publishers, 1879. Octavo; G; mustard brown, black and gilt pictorial spine with black text to gilt; a volume of practical experiences popularly illustrated; no jacket; exterior to cloth shows moderate wear due to age and handling; few darkish smudges to rear; front shows also decorated with black and brown border with gilt and black lettering; rear panel has blind-stamped decorative border and lettering; some wear to edges; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges have age toned slightly; broken front hinge; partially cracked rear hinge; few numbers stamped to front pastedown; mild tone to endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; light offset to title page; color and black and white plates with tissue guards; interior pages good, just minor incidental marks here and there; intact pages; pp 584.
1828. One autograph page, with integral address leaf, signed Franklin Dexter on the signature line. Labeled "Franklin Dexter" on address leaf (apparently in Story's hand). Light age-toning overall, with moderate creasing from folding (for mailing). Condition: Very Good Minus; Dimensions: 9.5" x 7.75"
1827-1840. 1. One page autograph letter, with integral address leaf. Dated November 28th, 1827. Story writes concerning the sending of Mrs. Story's trunk to Boston, and asks for clarification on Paige's first name: "P.S. Have I got your Christian name right?, or the name of the [illegible] right? I have been sadly [illegible] to find any one William, who know you by name, or as Mrs. Webster's Brother." Signed at signature line: "Your obliged friend, / Joseph Story" Light and uneven age-toning overall, with one small closed tear along horizontal folding line (not impacting text). Folded for mailing. Condition: Good Plus; Measurements: 8" x 9.75" 2. One page autograph letter, with integral address leaf. Dated February 15th, 1832. Story writes concerning a bill of lading for several items sent to Boston to be placed in Paige's care. He also mentions Clay's recent "abominable" speech on the ongoing tariff debate, and that "Mr. Webster is well..." Signed at signature line: "Very affectionately yours, / Joseph Story" Moderate and uneven age-toning overall, with some light creasing and chipping to fore-edge. Folded for mailing. Condition: Good Plus; Measurements: 8" x 9.75" 3. One page autograph note, dated December 4th, 1832. Story writes to confirm a meeting with Paige for the completion of a deed. Signed at signature line: "Yours truly / Joseph Story" Light plus age-toning overall, with light wear to corners, and a very small close tear to folding line (not impacting text). Folded for mailing. In self-folding envelope with circular postal cancellation, paid stamp, and hand cancellation. Condition: Very Good Minus; Measurements: 5" x 8" 4. One page autograph letter, with integral address leaf. Dated April 3rd, 1840. Story writes to Paige for assistance in making luggage arrangements. Signed at signature line: "Your obliged friend, Joseph Story" Light age-toning overall, with light wear to top and bottom edges, and one small chip to fore-edge (not impacting text). Folded for mailing. Condition: Very Good Minus; Dimensions: 8" x 9.75"
1824. One sheet,with integral address leaf. Story's letter extends across three of these, with Johnson's address and a docket on the final page. Lightly age-toned with light soiling to the page containing the address. A seal tear has resulted in two small losses to the second leaf of the letterset, affecting about five words of text (sense intact). Condition: Very Good Minus; Dimensions: 8" x 9.75"
Chromolithograph portrait of Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story, framed and matted, with laid-in clip signature of Story. Lithograph is based on a portrait by Chappel, and features a facsimile Story signature in bottom margin. Laid-in is a clip signature of Story, apparently excised from a letter, measuring 2.8" x .75". In a wooden frame, measuring .75"w x .75"d, black and gold lacquered. Frame has moderate scuffing overall, and paper backing to frame is largely detached from frame with adhesive tape added by former owner. Condition: Very Good Minus; Dimensions: 9" x 6.5"; In-Frame Dimensions: 12.6" x 15.25"
Clip signature of Joseph Story. Excised portion of autograph letter (measuring 1" x 7.5"), pasted on strip of white paper measuring 1.75" x 7.75". Some very light discoloration from adhesive, and light wear to left edge. Also included is a 11.25" x 7.25" lithographic portrait of Story, with moderate age-toning and light foxing overall. Condition: Good Plus; Dimensions: 7.75" x 1.75.
1922. On one sheet of Supreme Court of the United States letterhead (7.75" x 11.5"), folded once to make four pages. Light plus uneven age-toning overall, with some minor soiling, and an ink emendation along left edge (presumably in Watkins' hand) identifying the signer of the letter. Folded for mailing. Condition: Good Plus; Dimensions: 5.75" x 7.75"
1924. One page letter, on a single sheet 9" x 14" paper, folded once to make four pages. Blindstamp of "Department of Justice" near top-left corner. Some pinhole punctures in the top-right quadrant (not impacting text), light uneven age-toning overall, and top-right corner excised. Folded for mailing. Condition: Good Plus; Dimensions: 7" x 9"
1925. One sheet of Supreme Court of the United States letterhead paper (8" x 10.5"), moderately age-toned with slightly heavier discoloration at edges with grey smudging in several areas (not obscuring any text). Two open tears to top edge (approx. 1.25" x 0.5" and 1" x 3" at widest points), not impacting text. Folded for mailing. Condition: Good Plus; Dimensions: 8" x 10.5"
1925. One page letter, on a single sheet of 9" x 14"paper, folded once to make four pages. Blindstamp of "Department of Justice" near top-left corner. Some pinhole punctures along left and top edges, light uneven age-toning overall, some light creasing to top-right corner, and some residual printed material at bottom right corner. Folded for mailing. Condition: Good Plus; Dimensions: 7" x 8.75"
1923. One sheet of Supreme Court of the United States letterhead paper (8.5" x 11"), slightly age-toned with heavier age-toning at upper edge and moderate discoloration at lower crease. Several staple holes. A label reading "court justice" pasted to upper left corner, and the remains of another label at right edge. Folded for mailing. Condition: Very Good Minus; Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"
1930. On one sheet of Supreme Court of the United States letterhead paper (8" x 10.5"), light uneven age-toning overall, with residual printed material along the top, left and right edges, and light creasing / chipping along the right edge. Folded for mailing. Condition: Good Plus; Dimensions: 8" x 10.5"
1924. One sheet of paper, (12.5" x 7.25"), folded once to create four pages. Moderately and, on the first page only, unevenly age-toned with staple holes impacting the third and fourth pages. Small indentation above the salutation. Folded for mailing. Condition: Very Good Minus; Dimensions: 6.25" x 7.25" Also included is a typed transcription of the letter on onion skin, (measuring 5.25" x 8.5").
Signed photograph of Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Evan Hughes. Signed in ink: "Sincerely Yours, / Charles E. Hughes" in bottom margin. Photograph bears imprint of "Underwood & Underwood" of New York, and has light age-toning overall. In wood frame (1"w. x 1"d.), painted silver and grey. Condition: Very Good Minus; Dimensions: 9.5" x 13"; In-Frame Dimensions: 16.5" x 17.5"
1922. On one sheet of unruled note paper (8" x 10), folded once to make four pages. Light age-toning overall, with several ink emendations (presumably from Watkins) identifying the signature as belonging to Holmes, several faint pinholes, and some residual printed material at the bottom-right corner. Folded for mailing. Condition: Good Plus; Dimensions: 5" x 8"
1935. Black and white photograph of Associate Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Cardozo, framed and matted. Photograph shows some very minor toning to bottom and side edges, and bears imprint of "Pirie MacDonald / Photographer-Of-Men / New York" in bottom right corner. Matting shows light plus age-toning overall. Ink inscription begins in bottom margin of photograph and continues through matting. "To Jane Perry Clark, / Professor Government in Barnard College, / with the high regard and great good will of / Benjamin N. Cardozo / March, 1935. "In wooden frame painted black and measuring .5" w x .5" d. Some light scuffing to frame. Very Good Minus; Dimensions: 9.75" x 6.5"; In-Frame Dimensions: 11.5" x 15.75"
1923. One sheet of Supreme Court of the United States letterhead paper (8" x 10.5"), moderately and somewhat unevenly age toned, with remnants of another typed document still pasted at the top edge. Several patches of scattered light grey marking. Two dockets identifying the signature as that of Butler. Folded for mailing. Condition: Very Good Minus.
1922. One sheet of Supreme Court of the United States letterhead paper ( 8.75" x 6.75"), folded once to make four pages. Light plus uneven age-toning overall, some residual printed material along top edge, and two ink emendations (presumably in the hand of recipient Watkins) identifying the signature as that of Brandeis. Folded for mailing. Condition: Good Plus; Dimensions: 4.5" x 6.75"
Louisville: University of Louisville, 1938. Octavo, , 86 pages, ; G+; Paper bound, with black type to front cover; Covers have light plus age-toning and light soiling overall, with moderate wear to yap edges, and a repaired close tear to front cover; Textblock has light wear to untrimmed fore-edge; Signed in ink "Louis D. Brandeis" on ffep.
1792. A one page autograph letter, in ink, by John Marshall, future Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Light soiling and age-toning overall, with very light wear to top edge and corners. Folded twice for mailing, with minor creasing to verso. Condition: Very Good Minus; Dimensions: 7.25" x 8.75"