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(Choctaw Nation). ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE GENERAL COUNCIL OF THE CHOCTAW NATION. PASSED AT ITS REGULAR SESSION, 1903.
(Choctaw Nation). ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE GENERAL COUNCIL OF THE CHOCTAW NATION. PASSED AT ITS REGULAR SESSION, 1903.
(Hugo, Oklahoma): Hugo Husonian Job Print, 1903.

63 pages. Octavo, 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches. Printed wrappers; cloth spine; Wear and stains to covers; with the errata slip tipped-in.


Includes Bill #15 ..."We...ralizing that the Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes...must soon discontinue their tribal relations and assume the responsibilities of the United States citizenship, and believe that the Indians would be better satisfied with their new surroundings if permitted to have a hand in shaping the policy of the government that succeeds their tribal government, and knowing that they would have more influence in the organization of a state formed out of the Indian Territory than they would if a state were formed by the union of Indian Territory and Oklahoma, hereby adopt the recommendation of the chief executives of the Five Civilized Tribes, issued in convention at Eufaula, Indian Territory, May 21, 1903, and ask all worthy outside agencies to assist us in having the United States government give us a state independent of Oklahoma."


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A COLLECTION OF DYING SPEECHES OF ALL THOSE PEOPLE CALL'D TRAYTORS, EXECUTED IN THIS REIGN FROM COLONEL HENRY OXBURGH, TO THE LATE MR. JAMES SHEPHEARD. TO WHICH IS ADDED, SOME OF THE SPEECHES LEFT BY THE LIKE SORT OF PEOPLE EXECUTED IN FORMER TIMES, FOR M
(Defoe, Daniel).
A COLLECTION OF DYING SPEECHES OF ALL THOSE PEOPLE CALL'D TRAYTORS, EXECUTED IN THIS REIGN FROM COLONEL HENRY OXBURGH, TO THE LATE MR. JAMES SHEPHEARD. TO WHICH IS ADDED, SOME OF THE SPEECHES LEFT BY THE LIKE SORT OF PEOPLE EXECUTED IN FORMER TIMES, FOR M
London: Printed and sold by W. Boreham, 1718.

71,[1] pages. 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. Extracted; title soiled and coming loose. With ink signature and number on title.

Only edition. The introduction and commentary are by Daniel Defoe, according to ESTC T30902.


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A JOURNEY FROM ALEPPO TO JERUSALEM AT EASTER, A.D. 1697.
Maundrell, Henry.
A JOURNEY FROM ALEPPO TO JERUSALEM AT EASTER, A.D. 1697.
Oxford: Printed at the Theater, 1732.

145 + [7] + 10 pages. With all 15 engraved plates, many folding. 7 3/4 x 5 inches. Contemporary paneled calf; front cover detached; smoke damage to spine. Internally crisp and clean.

Fifth Edition. "To which is now added an account of the author's journey to the banks of Euphrates at Beer, and to the country of Mesopotamia."


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A LETTER FROM THE RIGHT HONOURABLE CHARLES JAMES FOX, TO THE WORTHY AND INDEPENDENT ELECTORS OF THE CITY AND LIBERTY OF WESTMINSTER.
Fox, Charles James.
A LETTER FROM THE RIGHT HONOURABLE CHARLES JAMES FOX, TO THE WORTHY AND INDEPENDENT ELECTORS OF THE CITY AND LIBERTY OF WESTMINSTER.
London: Printed for J. Debrett, 1793.

[4],43 pages + 5 pages of book ads. 8 1/4 x 5 inches. Removed. Early ink signature on half-title crossed out. Twelfth edition. ESTC T74046.


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A LETTER FROM THE RIGHT HONOURABLE CHARLES JAMES FOX, TO THE WORTHY AND INDEPENDENT ELECTORS OF THE CITY AND LIBERTY OF WESTMINSTER.
Fox, Charles James.
A LETTER FROM THE RIGHT HONOURABLE CHARLES JAMES FOX, TO THE WORTHY AND INDEPENDENT ELECTORS OF THE CITY AND LIBERTY OF WESTMINSTER.
[Edinburgh] London / Edinburgh: J. Debrett / W. Berry, 1793.

31,[1] pages. 8 1/4 x 5 inches. Removed, light soiling. ESTC T133494.


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A MERRY CRUSADE TO THE GOLDEN GATE.
Erk, Edmund Frederick.
A MERRY CRUSADE TO THE GOLDEN GATE.
(Akron: The Werner Co., 1906).

321 pages. Profusely illustrated from photographs. Thick 4to; gilt-pictorial black cloth; light wear to covers.

First edition, describing the ten thousand mile tour of the West, made by members of Allegheny Commandry, Knights Templar, heading for a conclave in San Francisco. Much of the value of this book lies in the numerous photo reproductions.


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A PRETTY BOOK OF PICTURES FOR LITTLE MASTERS AND MISSES OR, TOMMY TRIP'S HISTORY OF BEASTS AND BIRDS...
Goldsmith, Oliver.
A PRETTY BOOK OF PICTURES FOR LITTLE MASTERS AND MISSES OR, TOMMY TRIP'S HISTORY OF BEASTS AND BIRDS...
London: Edwin Pearson, 1867.

124 pages. Illustrated with wood-engravings by Thomas Bewick "from the original blocks". 6 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches. Red morocco; front cover loose; spine worn; needs rebinding. Internally a fine, clean copy.

"Fifteenth edition." One of 250 copies, with mounted plates on thin india paper.


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A SHORT VIEW OF THE IMMORTALITY AND PROFANENESS OF THE ENGLISH STAGE: TOGETHER WITH THE SENSE OF ANTIQUITY UPON THIS ARGUMENT.
Collier, Jeremy.
A SHORT VIEW OF THE IMMORTALITY AND PROFANENESS OF THE ENGLISH STAGE: TOGETHER WITH THE SENSE OF ANTIQUITY UPON THIS ARGUMENT.
London: S. Kemble, et.al., 1698.

288 pages. Octavo (7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches); contemporary calf; neatly rebacked in matching calf.


Third edition, printed the same year as the first. "Collier found the English dramatic world in a vulnerable state, where the success of a play depended upon some extent on its grossness and indecency. The publication of this book marks a new era in English dramatic literature. Few literary protests have been so completely successful in altering, or at least giving expression to an impending change in public taste. The works of such contemporaries as Dryden, Congreve and Vanbrough are discussed here in detail." - XIMENES 64:109.

With the signature "Wm. S.W. Vaux, British Museum, Sept. 10, 1841" on the inside cover. Vaux was with the British Museum from 1841 to 1876, mainly as keeper of coins and medals. LOWE (ARNOT & ROBINSON) #2860.


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A UNIVERSAL VOCABULARY OF PROPER NAMES, ANCIENT AND MODERN TOGETHER WITH CLASSES OF PEOPLE, RELIGIOUS, NATIONAL, AND PHILOSOPHICAL...
Williams, Ara.
A UNIVERSAL VOCABULARY OF PROPER NAMES, ANCIENT AND MODERN TOGETHER WITH CLASSES OF PEOPLE, RELIGIOUS, NATIONAL, AND PHILOSOPHICAL...
Cincinnati: E. Deming, 1832.

536 pages. 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches. Contemporary speckled calf; gilt borders; rubbed and spine uniformly sun bleached.


Second edition, originally published the previous year. This copy has a tipped in leaf, after the title, offering recommendations. The first is from Timothy Flint.


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ANO CRISTIANO.
Croisset, P. Juan.
ANO CRISTIANO.
Madrid: Hija de M. Rodriguez, Casa Editorial, (1887).

6 volumes, each with approximately 1,200 pages. Illustrated, some plates printed in chromolithography. Octavo (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches); quarter calf with raised bands and lettering in gilt; old library handstamp on title of each volume.


A handsomely bound set offering a complete calendar for the Roman Catholic year. In the first and last volumes about 50 pages have neat ink notations from a previous owner of the dates covered on those pages. One page in volume one is torn. Shipping and insurance, within the United States, will be $15.00. Foreign shipping will be billed at cost.


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BEAUTÉS DE L'HISTOIRE DE L'ÉGYPTE ANCIENNE ET MODERNE, OU PRÉCIS DES ANNALES DE CES PEUPLES...
Nougaret, P. J. B.
BEAUTÉS DE L'HISTOIRE DE L'ÉGYPTE ANCIENNE ET MODERNE, OU PRÉCIS DES ANNALES DE CES PEUPLES...
Paris: Crette, 1824.

348 pages + index. With five engraved plates. 6 3/4 x 4 inches. Speckled calf; leather label; rear hinge starting


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BIBLIA SACRA VULGATAE EDITIONIS, SIXTI V...JUSSU RECOGNITA ET CLEMENTIS VIII AUCTORITATE EDITA.
BIBLIA SACRA VULGATAE EDITIONIS, SIXTI V...JUSSU RECOGNITA ET CLEMENTIS VIII AUCTORITATE EDITA.
Cologne: Col. Agrippinae, etc. Sumpt. Balth. ab Egmond, etc., 1670.

Six volumes. Engraved titles. 4 3/4 x 2 1/2 inches. Contemporary calf; spine gilt with leather labels. Worn, some old rebinding, a few hinges starting. OCLC locates only a single set at the University of York.


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CL. CLAUDIANI OPERA QUAE EXTANT.
Claudian.
CL. CLAUDIANI OPERA QUAE EXTANT.
Parisiis: Fredericum Leonard, 1677.

Engraved frontispiece and 712 pages + an extensive vocabulary. 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. Contemporary calf; quite worn but tight. With the bookplate of Horace White.


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COMMERCIAL HISTORY OF THE STATE OF KENTUCKY.
Harvey, T. Edgar (editor).
COMMERCIAL HISTORY OF THE STATE OF KENTUCKY.
Chicago: Travelers' Protective Association of America, 1913.

144 pages. Profusely illustrated, some ads in color. 12 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. A fine, bright copy.

Described is the manufacturing, wholesale, banking, railway, hotel, educational and commercial interests of the state of Kentucky, with emphasis on tobacco and alcohol.


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Dactyliothecae Universalis Signorum Exemplis Nitidis Redditae Chilias Altera Que et Scrinium Milliarium Secundum.
Lippert, Philipp Daniel.
Dactyliothecae Universalis Signorum Exemplis Nitidis Redditae Chilias Altera Que et Scrinium Milliarium Secundum.
Leipzig: Officina Breitkopfia, 1756.

XII, 94 pages. Illustrated with a number of engraved headpieces. Text in chart form. 10 x 8 inches. Contemporary plain green boards; wear to boards; a previous owner added the date, in ink, on the title-page.

This is the second of three text volumes describing cases containing one thousand gem casts, each with full descriptions, and chosen from the prominent collections in Europe. This copy has numerous annotations in ink.


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DESIDERATA CURIOSA: OR, A COLLECTION OF DIVERS SCARCE AND CURIOUS PIECES RELATING CHIEFLY TO MATTERS OF ENGLISH HISTORY.; CONSISTING OF CHOICE TRACTS, MEMOIRS, LETTERS, WILLS, EPITAPHS, ETC...
Peck, Francis.
DESIDERATA CURIOSA: OR, A COLLECTION OF DIVERS SCARCE AND CURIOUS PIECES RELATING CHIEFLY TO MATTERS OF ENGLISH HISTORY.; CONSISTING OF CHOICE TRACTS, MEMOIRS, LETTERS, WILLS, EPITAPHS, ETC...
London: Printed for Thomas Evans in the Strand, 1779.

Two volumes in one. 581 pages. Frontispiece portrait of the author + nine engraved plates. Large quarto, 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. Modern quarter brown calf; raised bands and leather spine label; inner hinges taped.


New edition, originally published in 1732 / 35. "A very curious collection of original papers relating chiefly to matters of English history." - Lowndes.


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DRAWINGS OF THE CORONA FROM PHOTOGRAPHS AT TOTAL ECLIPSES FROM 1896 TO 1922.
Dyson, Frank (Astronomer Royal).
DRAWINGS OF THE CORONA FROM PHOTOGRAPHS AT TOTAL ECLIPSES FROM 1896 TO 1922.
London: The Royal Society, 1927.

With 12 mounted reproductions of photographs, after drawings. 12 x 9 inches. Printed green wrappers; covers lightly faded.

An off print of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London.


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Campbell, Tony.
EARLY MAPS.
New York: Abbeville Press, (1981).

147 pages. With 68 splendid maps in full color. Large folio (15 x 12 inches); green cloth with dust jacket; like new.

First edition. A handsome copy of this attractive book.


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EL MUNDO PINTORESCO... HISTORIA Y DESCRIPCION DE LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS.
Comas, Jose.
EL MUNDO PINTORESCO... HISTORIA Y DESCRIPCION DE LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS.
Barcelona: Biblioteca Ilustrada de Ambos Mundos, 1868.

540 pages. With 10 ( of 11) plates. 4to (10 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches); quarter red morocco; binding worn. With the hand stamp on title page of a previous owner

Of special note are the engraved views of Louisville, New Orleans, Steamboats on the Mississippi, and an Indian raid. The plate of the Capital, Washington is missing.


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Scribe, (Augustin Eugene).
EL VAMPIRO. COMEDIA EN UN ACTO : TRADUCIDA AL CASTELLANO POR DON ANTONIO GARCIA GUTIERREZ
(Spain: circa 1830).

14 pages. Extracted from a bound volume. An attractive wood-cut on first leaf.

Scribe (1791-1861), a French dramatist was a prolific writer, responsible, alone or in collaboration, for more than 400 plays. Today he is all but forgotten. The above was first performed in June of 1820, in Paris, at the Theatre du Vaudeville.


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