Lot 1307    

Five Early Government & History Books on the United States,
2008, Spring Historic Americana, June 5 & 6, 2008
titles include 1st Sherman A Memorial in Art, Oratory, and Literature by the Society of the Army of the Tennessee with the aid of the Congress of the United States of America, edited by Col. Thomas W. Symons and DeB. Randolph Keim, 1904, GPO, large 8vo in marbled boards with tape repaired spine, marbled foredges, 410pp with all plates intact, PLUS 2nd Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress at the Commencement of the First Session of the Thirty-Sixth Congress, Vol. II, 1860, Washington, Geo. W. Bowman, 8vo in embossed black cloth boards with gilt title on spine, 828pp, PLUS 3rd Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress at the Commencement of the First Session of the Thirty-First Congress, Part III, 1849, Washington, n.p., 8vo in marbled boards with calf spine, 371-1215pp with seven large fold-out maps of Lake Superior mining regions, five hand-colored, one plate, tables and reports of Navajo in New Mexico, PLUS 4th The Lowell Offering; A Repository of Original Articles Written Exclusively by Females Actively Employed in the Mills Vol. II, Lowell, Mass., Powers & Bagley, Boston, Saxton, Peirce & Jordan & Co., n.d., large 12mo in half green Moroccan and black cloth boards, 380pp, AND 5th Impressions and Experiences of the West Indies and North America in 1849, by Robert Baird, Vol. II, 1850, Edinburgh & London, Wm. Blackwood & Sons, 12mo in embossed brown cloth boards with gilt title on spine, 315pp with frontis of Havana harbor.

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1st as above and minor shelf wear, VG-; 2nd minor shelf wear and scattered foxing, VG; 3rd moderate shelf wear, chips on spine, scattered foxing, short tears in a couple of maps, but all complete, missing blank front endpapers, still VG-; 4th moderate shelf wear, scattered foxing, VG-; 5th minor shelf wear, VG.
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