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A JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Print from 1870's
1 A JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Print from 1870's
This is a steel engraving of A Jewish Synagogue, engraved by Ebenezer Challis after a painting by Solomon Hart. There is a lushness of ink in dark shading of the interior lit by candles. The print is double matted in archival matboard and the outside dimensions are cut for standard size, ready-made frames (frame not included) . The print is on heavy stock paper that has been hinged to the matboard opening, not pasted down. The print has been backed by acid free paper, placed on foamcore, then wrapped in acetate. The print can be hung on the wall temporarily as the acetate has a glassy look. The print is very clean. The outside dimensions of the matboard is 18" high x 14" wide. The inside dimensions of the window opening is 10 1/2" high x 8 1/2" wide. ; -  
Price: 75.00 USD
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The American Geographical Society 1922 Hardcover 
This is a reprint of the 1735 document put into book form by The American Geographical Society in 1922. It is in a slipcase and has a map bound in and a three page brochure from The Society offering background is laid in. This book is a limited edition, # 663 of 790. The map facsimile is bound in and has six panels in what would be considered fine condition if not for a 1/4" corner crease. The map title is "A Map of Virginia according to Captain John Smiths Map Published Anno 1606 Also of the Adjacent Country called by the Dutch Niero Nederlant nno 1630 bt John Senex 1735. The border and boundaries are highlighted in three colors. The paper is handmade. It was printed by Douglas C. McMurtrie at the Conde Nast Press in Greedwich. The covers are beige-taupe paper with a vellum paper spine. There is a faint darkening on the spine. There is no title. There are no marks or writing on the end papers or pages. However, there are two spots on the first two pages where the paper contains a flaw on each page (bottom corners) . The slipcase has some wear, now repaired, at the bottom of the back and other slight wear to the corners. The slipcase is covered in the same paper as the book - nicely designed. ; 8vo; 20 pages 
Price: 29.00 USD
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St. Louis, MO Browning Arms Co. 1942 First Edition Softcover 
This book of 60 pages is a history of Browning illustrated with half tone black and white photographs and drawings - portraits, scenes, places, and many guns. Some photos are close-up and others are distance views. This is a softcover book with a stapled binding. The book has been well cared for except for a spot in the shape of quarter of a circle as if a drink had been set on it. The remainder of the cover is quite clean . There is a touch of slight corner wear at the front edges. The interior is crisp and clean - no marks, no writing, no wear. ; 8vo; 60 pages 
Price: 24.50 USD
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Chicago Encyclopedia Britannica 1964 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a slip jacket with a paper band. The book is as new except for loss of sheen on the book cover in places. The book appears to be unread. The slipcase is as new. There is a publisher band around the book detailing the content. There are some spots on the paper band. These tributes were contributed by Norman Cousins, Albert Schweitzer, Willy Brandt, Theo White, Robert Shaw, Sander Vanocur, Robert Kennedy, E. B. White and others. ; 8vo  
Price: 18.00 USD
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Belleville, NJ Eastwood Wire Corp Softcover 
This is a book published as a tribute to paper making in 'America', in particular the Rittenhouse Mill and William Rittenhouse. It is a small booklet of 22 pages including the self-covers of the same hand made paper. It was hand set using a variety of font styles and a simple, crude decorative border. Old spelling and phrasing is used - heartie, Yr obedient Servant, etc. There are woodcuts of the Rittenhouse home, the William Bradford Printing House, watermarks, map of Philadelphia & Environs, Almanacks. The book includes a poem about paper-making. This book was made by the Eastwood Wire Corp of Belleville, NJ. Their wire was used 'to supply Fourdrinier & cylinder wires to the Leading Mills (sic) of this country'. ; 8vo; 22 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 CHAUTAUQUA June 26th to July 4th 1913 (Muscatine, Iowa)
Des Moines, IA Midland Chautauqua Circuit 1913 First Edition Softcover 
This is a soft cover book / booklet - a Souvenir Program for a Chautauqua presentation in Muscatine, Iowa in 1913. This is a stapled paper cover booklet in ver good plus to near fine condition. The binding is tight, the paper and condition is in near pristine condition, crisp, clean, bright. There is one small faint spot on the front cover and a short (1/4") closed tear on the cover - now repaired with archival, nearly invisible tape on the inside of the cover. There are no marks or writing, no tears, no chips, no creases. The cover is partly Art Nouveau in a green and violet design. The title page indicates that the program is Uner Auspices of Muscatine Civic Association. Names listed are Oscar Gresheim and Prof. Paul F. Voelker. There is advertising of local businesses throughout. Performers are featured, some with black and white photos. There were four performances each day from June 26 through July 4. ; 8vo; 36 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Washington (E. Richardson Holbrook) 1904 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Small, neat, clean, and crisp hardback book covered in a wine colord cloth with title and design stamped on. Bookplate of Henry K. Willard of the Willard Hotel. Half-tone photographs and prints of Mt. Vernon, Washington, and property. Contains a preface, a copy of the will, a schedule of property, clippings from old records, a list of articles ordered from London for Martha Washingto, a tribute. ; 12mo 
Price: 70.00 USD
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8 EL PUEBLO Official Publication all City Employees' Association (Six Volumes)
Los Angeles, CA All City Employee's Association First Edition Hardcover 
This item includes a variety of six monthly periodicals for Los Angeles city employees. Each of the magazines are about 22 to 42 pages with a simple cover of the same paper as the pages. The months for these six magazines are April 1944, Vol XVIII, Number 3; September, 1944 Volume XVIII, Number 7; October 1944 Volume XVIII, Number 8; November 1944. Volume XVIII, Number 9; January 1945, Volume XXII, Number 1; June 1946, Volume 21, Number 6. The cover of the first is the new Simon Bolivar Plaza, others are the Aliso Viaduct Edition, 1944 War Chest, City Hall? . It is possible to see the changes in the art of the cover with these six issues. The area coverage stated on the two first issues are "Valley West Los Angeles, Hollywood, Central, Harbor . Full of news, articles, photographs, lists, announcements, war news, personnel, advertisements. Price is for six issues. Tight and clean, but printed on war paper - with wood pulp, paper has darkened. No marks or writing, however, the top part of the back cover has been removed - the mailing label has been torn off. Otherwise, very good condition. No tears, no smudges, one has a little creasing at the bottom front corner, plus a few pages. ; 4to 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Washington, D C The Federal Reserve System 1947 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover book, Volume 33, Number 12, published in December of 1947. Pages `1455 through 1602. This report from the Federal Reserve System is bound in a soft art paper cover with a printed title and Table of Contents printed on the cover. There is a second Table of Contents on the copyright page with a cross refernce to page numbers. The cover is clean and the binding is tight. There is a little nick to the top corner of the spine. All the interior pages are crisp and clean. There are no marks or writing. Well cared for. The Bulletins started being published in 1914. Editors: Elliott Thurston, Woodlief Thomas, Carl E. Parry. ; 4to 
Price: 19.50 USD
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Washington, D C The Federal Reserve System 1948 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover book, Volume 34, Number 9, published in September of 1948. Pages `1047 through 1204. This report from the Federal Reserve System is bound in a soft art paper cover with a printed title and Table of Contents printed on the cover. There is a second Table of Contents on the copyright page with a cross refernce to page numbers. The cover is clean and the binding is tight. There is a little nick to the the top and bottom of the spine. All the interior pages are crisp and clean. There are no marks or writing, except for a former owner name in pencil on the Title page. Well cared for. The Bulletins started being published in 1914. Editors: Elliott Thurston, Woodlief Thomas, Winfield W. Riefler. ; 4to 
Price: 19.50 USD
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11 GLASS History, Manufacture and its Universal Application
Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company 1923 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
This is a hardcover book in near fine condition. The only flaws are a five acidic spots less than the size of a pencil eraser top sattered over the first six pages. . The covers and interior are otherwise in gift condition. Tight, bright, crisp, clean. Appears to be unread. There are no marks or writing. The binding is professional and the glossy paper is of high quality. There are 26 Chapters and and Index. A few examples are the Romance and History of Glass, Plate Glass, Mirors, Automobile, Store Front, Furniture, Display, Patterns, Prisms, Wire, Leaded, Carrara and Black Glass, Bent Glass, Glazing plus other information related to manufacturing and the factory. The book is profusely illustrated with photographs and some art. Some images are full page and some are within the text. Some are tinted; most are black and white. A quality book. Excellently protected. ; 4to; 215 pages 
Price: 78.00 USD
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New York, NY Edwin N. Appleton, Inc. 1918 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a flexible hardcover book in a dark brown cloth cover and some slightly dulled title on the cover in gilt. The spine is blank. The covers are fairly clean, but there is some corner wear. The pages are clean, but there are former owner name and doodles on the end papers. The name, I. Rosenberg, is writtten several times. The preface contains a statement that this edition was printed on September 12, 1918. The content is in English and is mostly text with some diagrams. ; 12mo; 1918 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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13 IS WILLARD FILLMORE AN ABOLUTIONIST? The Agitation of Slavery. Who Commenced and Who Can End It. Buchanan and Fillmore Compared.
Boston, MA American Patriot Office 1856 Softcover 
This is a booklet that has been placed in a custom cover with two minor ex-library numbers. The title page of the American Patriot Office in Boston precedes a forword providing background to the article. The article is 29 pages, printed in Washington at a government printing office dated 1856. This is original 1856 publication, not a reprint. The booklet is neat, crisp, and clean with small, modest ex-library stamps at the top and bottom of the foreword and ink mark at the bottom edges. A light blue art paper cover has been made for the article and the original binding perforations were used for a new cord binding. Well cared for and now protected. ; 8vo; 31 pages 
Price: 155.00 USD
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14 ITALIANS TO AMERICA Lists of Passengers Arriving At U. S. Ports
Wilmington, DE Scholary Resources 2001 0842028439 / 9780842028431 First Edition Hardcover Fine 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket (as issued) . The book is in fine conditon - tight, bright, crisp, and very clean. There is no wear to the covers or interior. The end papers, page edges, and pages are crisp and bright. The book appears to be untouched. Quality binding and condition. ; Passengers Arriving At New York May 1899-November 1899; Vol. 13; 8vo; 481 pages 
Price: 48.00 USD
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New York, NY Heresies:a Feminist Publication 1963 First Edition Softcover 
This is Volume 3 of Heresies II. Number 3. 1981. It is a 94 page periodical with 2 additional pages for advertising. There are approximately 43 female writer contributions. Some article titles are: The Woman's Commonwealth: A Nineteenth-Century Experiment, Cubes in Sahara, The Bessie Smith Memorial Dance Hall located somewhere in Harlem, Lilly Reich. There are photos in black and white and some diagrams and lay-outs. The periodical is in very good condition. A tight binding, no creases on the spine, but there is a faint touch of darkening. The covers and interior are clean, except for two light spots on the front cover. There are no marks or writing. Well cared for, in general. There is an ISSN number of 0146-3411.; No 3; 4to; 94 pages 
Price: 17.90 USD
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Washington, D C U. S. Government Printing Office 1973 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Signed letter from Missouri Representative Richard (Dick) Bolling to gift recepient is laid in. Near fine hardcover book records the tributes to Truman delivered in Congress. Good historic perspective of his life and contributions. There is a faint dent in the top edge of this handsome hardback book. Black covers with a bright presidential eagle and a very brigh gilt title on the cover and spine. The interior is very clean. There is an impression from a paper clip that held the letter. 196 pages. ; 8vo  
Price: 28.00 USD
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This is a large hardcover book about commerical businesses in Kansas City in the 1890's. The copyright date is 1899 (by E. S. Hand) . About half of the book is advertisements and the other half consists of detail about a grand hotel in Kansas City. This book was published about 1900.The covers are beveled book boards covered in cream colored paper vellum. "The Midland Kansas City' is blindstamped and filled in gilt on the front cover. The binding is decorative cord. The end papers are a small flower design in brown ink. The beginning pages are all mostly full page advertisements - many are railroad. The book and the text is intended to honor the construction of the hotel, The Midland, completed in1888. The book is printed on smooth cream paper with brown ink. There are numerous line drawings of the hotel, from a cross section of the floor to the spa, kitchen, front desk, power generator, bathroom, neighboring stores, transportation. Ornate letters of every style are used throughout to start the text. A charming book. The covers show soil, the paper covering at the top and bottom of the spine is chipped. The end papers are clean as are the interior pages. The pages are supple and crisp. All edges are a bright gilt. The cord has been replaced. Approximately 10 1/2 inches high x 10 1/2 inches wide. ; 4to  
Price: 145.00 USD
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18 ORIENTAL COOK BOOK Oriental Chapter No. 187
St. Paul, MN Order Eastern Star 1938 First Edition Softcover 
This is a soft cover cook book published in St. Paul, MN by the Order (of the) Eastern Star associated with the Montgomery Lodge and Montgomery Masonic Temple. . There are os all the typical recipes of the time period (1938) and the location. There are many pages with small advertiseme nts for businesses in Minneapolis and St. Paul. One is a full page for Baker's Chocolate for General Foods of Battle Creek, MI. In color The book as a few little flaws - a faint white round spot at the bottom of the front cover - a dark spot on the last 8 pages and the cover at the bottom. There is a trace of an erasure for a former price in pencil. The cover extends past the page edges (yap edges) and are lightly worn - mostly at the bottom corners (front and Back) . There is a black and white photo of the Montgomery Masonic Temple in the interior. ; 8vo; 82 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 RESEARCH ON COATED FABRICS AND THIN FILMS. National Research Council Commmittee on Quartermaster Problems. Report on QMC-36 Contract No. W33-109 QM-305. October 1943 - January National Research Council on Quartermaster Problems. Report on QMC-36 Contract No. W33-109 QM-305. 1943 - 1946
Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute Softcover Good 
This is a soft cover book with a long title on the cover and a portion of the title on the first page. There is an errata sheet pasted in the reverse side of the cover. The book is profusely illustrated with diagrams, graphs, charts, tables, and formulas. There is a Preface with a date of 1 February 1946. The Table of Contents lists five chapters. The binding is tight, however there is a vertical tear at the bottom of the spine at the rear which is not reinforced. There is a stain at the lower front cover (quarter size) . There is a note in ink at the top of the front corner with initials. There is some soil to the paper covers, but the interior is quite crisp and clean. ; 4to; 312 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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20 REVISED STATUTES OF THE TERRITORY OF IOWA Revised and Compiled by a Joint Committee of the Legislature - Sessions 1842-'43 and Arranged by the Secretary of the Territory
Iowa City, IA Hughes & Williams 1843 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book with a spine and back cover; the front cover is not present. The content Includes Declaration of Independence, Constitution of the United States, Amendments to the Constitution of the U. S. , Ordinance of 1787, Organic Law, Amendments to the Organic Law, Treaty of Cession of Louisiana. Statutes - 164 Chapters, Joint Resolutions, Titles of Acts, Appendix (Naturalization of Aliens and Explanation of Technical Terms) , Index - 904 pages. The first 20 pages of the book have a diminishing light water stain. There is occasional foxing throughout. The binding is tight. The back board is grey paper covered, calf leather spine (lacking front cover) . The name of a former owner has been added to the spine (in gilt on black leather) . The title is in gilt on red leather in the second compartment. The leather has started to deteriorate. Quite usable as is.; 8vo; 904 pages 
Price: 295.00 USD
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