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North America from the Best Authorities, Baker, Benjamin
1 Baker, Benjamin North America from the Best Authorities
London No Publisher 1800 No Binding Very Good Book 
c. 1800, copper-engraved. Little map of North America, with the River of the West, also called the Oregon, having its headwaters close to those of the Mississippi. California is named New Albion and Greenland is shown connecting to Canada. Laid down on a backing sheet. 
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Grover Cleveland signed document, Grover Cleveland
2 Grover Cleveland Grover Cleveland signed document
1885 No Binding Very Good Paper Signed by Author(s)
Grover Cleveland, first Democrat elected to the Presidency since the Civil War. A 22 3/4 x 19 inch vellum document signed by Grover Cleveland as President and co-signed by Thomas Francis Bayard, Secratery of State. An Appointment naming Dorman B. Eaton of New York as Civil Service Commissioner. Dated November 5, 1885 and blind-stamped with the Presidential seal. Folds to 6 1/4 x 9 inches. Excellent condition! 
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Tales of Old Flatbush, John J. Snyder
3 John J. Snyder Tales of Old Flatbush
Brooklyn NY John J. Snyder 1945 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book With Photos Inscribed By John J. Snyder

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Vigilante Days and Ways: The Pioneers of The Rockies, The Makers  and Making of Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, Langford, Nathianiel Pitt
4 Langford, Nathianiel Pitt Vigilante Days and Ways: The Pioneers of The Rockies, The Makers and Making of Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
New York D. D. Merrill 1893 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book Wood-Engraved Plates Signed Presentation By Nathianiel Langford
2 volumes, xxvl, 426; xiii, [3], 485pp. Illustrated with 15 wood-engraved plates, title page vignettes, engraving on dedication page. Original blue cloth, spines lettered in gilt, top edges gilt. Presentation copy inscribed on front free endpaper of vol. l, " William H. Egan, Compliments of Nathianiel P. Langford, St. Paul, Dec. 5, 1900" Egan's pencilled ownership signature and St. Paul address on rear free endpaper of vol. l and ffe of vol. ll. The best single work on the disruptions to law and order in Montana in the 1860's, well-written and comprehensive, taking a larger, more historical view of the proceedings than Dimsdale's first hand account. Adams calls it "One of the standard works on the Montana vigilantes and the Plummer gang of road agents." This second edition has the same collation as the 1890 first edition [no advertisments at the end of vol ll of this copy]. Adams Six-Guns 1280; Graff2390; Howes L78; Smith 5684. Housed in a brown leather slipcase. 
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Alphabetical List of Battles 1754-1900; War of the Rebellion; Spanish-American War; Philipine Insurrection and All Old Wars with Dates, Newton A. Strait
5 Newton A. Strait Alphabetical List of Battles 1754-1900; War of the Rebellion; Spanish-American War; Philipine Insurrection and All Old Wars with Dates
Washington D.C. No Publisher 1900 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 
Book is square and solidly bound, hinges tight. Small contemporary newspaper item pertaining to the Civil War tipped in on the front pastedown with corresponding offsetting to the ffe. An uncommon book thus. Alphabetical list of battles, 1754-1900;Civil War, Spanish-American War, Philippine insurrection, and all old wars, with dates; summary of events of the war of the rebellion, 1860-1865; Spanish-American war, Philippine insurrection, 1898-1900; troubles in China, 1900, with other valuable information. Comp. from official records, by Newton A. Strait. 
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