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The Historical Cabinet; Containing Authentic Accounts of Many Remarkable and Interesting Events, Which Have Taken place in Modern Times

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Leary & Getz: 1853

Seller ID: 032690

Condition: Fair


516 pages, plus 24 hand colored plate leafs, and 48 pages of ads. Later leather strip over spine, with portion of original spine cover laid over. Original covers are worn. Hinges (internal) are broke and now reinforced with black tape. Contents with some smudges, though complete and generally fairly clean. View more info

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A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar; and Present State of the Several Kingdoms of the World...

By: Guthrie, William

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Charles Dilly, and G. G. J. And J. Robinson: 1792

Edition: Thirteenth Edition

Seller ID: 038070

Condition: Fair


928 pages, plus 20 of the 22 maps called for. Full leather covers, with leather spine label. Lacking map of Italy across from page 597, and map of the East Indies across from page 678. The frontispiece map of the world, the map of Turkey/Hungry across from page 626, and the map of South America across from page 839 are all very badly damaged with significant loss. The map of the West Indies across from page 822 shows a large tear along one fold. There are a few other smaller tears along folds and general light wear to remaining maps. Volume remains fairly tight, though one signature nea... View more info

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Essays on Historiography

By: Malin, James C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas, Self Published: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 036628

Condition: Very Good


188 pages, soft bound. Signed in name only by the author on the title page. Paper covers are a little darkened along edges. Stains in blank space of last page. Otherwise a tight and clean copy of this scarce first printing. View more info

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The Habitable World Described... (Vol. IX & Vol. X, ONLY, Bound as a Single Volume)

By: Trusler, John

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Self Published: 1791

Seller ID: 033740

Condition: Good+


Volumes IX and X ONLY of what eventually became a 20 volume set. These two volumes were rebound into a single volume, circa mid 19th century. There is a dedication title page for "Vol. II" followed by the actual title page for Vol. IX with 352 pages, plus seven plates and six folding maps (lacking "Map of Germany" and "Burgomasier and Peasant of Nuremburg") and actual title page for Vol. X with 337 pages, plus six plates and four folding maps. Three pages of binding instructions for Volumes VI, VII, VIII, & IX follow. Gilt stamped lettering on red spine labels remains bright. Covers are s... View more info