Published by Bonanza Books, New York, 1962
xxii,407pp. Cloth. Fine. In dust jacket. Reprint, after the Little, Brown first edition.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM26144
Published by Cambridge, 1963
ix,,460pp. Cloth. Fine. In a price-clipped, lightly edgeworn dust jacket. Reprints the entire output of this important weekly colonial newspaper, which operated from 1752 to 1753. The writings of Livingston and his colleagues were reform- minded and opposed to the enlargement of the government's power.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM33733
Published by The University of the State of New York, Albany, 1939
83pp. Wrappers. Wrappers slightly sunned, else fine. Reference for Albany imprints 1772-1800.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM26366
Published by New York, 1812
298 (of 300)pp. Lacks final leaf of index. Contemporary calf, spine gilt, leather label. Old library labels on spine, ink stamp on titlepage. Extremities worn. Contemporary bookplate on front pastedown, ownership inscription on front flyleaf. Some light foxing and toning. About good. An account of Rev. Ezra Stiles Ely's time among the poor in New York City while chaplain to the hospital and almshouse there. Ely, a Presbyterian clergyman, spent significant effort trying to convert and save the souls of the city's poor. All of Ely's pieces tend to illustrate the demimonde of New York of the era. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 25332.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM46513
Published by New York, 1851
90,pp. plus plates. In-text illus. Frontis. Engraved title. 12mo. Original gilt pictorial cloth. Rubbed, couple of signatures starting, some foxing. Good. Poetical description of the Falls region of Oneida County, New York. SABIN 80369.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM9837
Published by New York, 1887
48pp. Portrait. Durand died in 1886 at the age of ninety. This memorial address was given at the Century Association in New York by its president and Durand's life-long friend and fellow artist, Daniel Huntington. An excellent discussion and memoir on the Hudson Valley School artist, his life and works.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM10946
Published by H.P. Kraus, New York, 1978
87pp. Boards. Fine. Interesting conglomeration of documents for sale, from records of Andros' first foray into America to the bill for his funeral.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM26148
Published by New York, 1857
232,27pp. Original printed wrappers. Good. First printing of Dr. Francis's address on New York history, with his reminiscences of the previous fifty years. Also contains proceedings of the society at the dedication of the library. HOWES F314.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM16793
Published by Albany, 1941
xxii,509,pp. Original printed wrappers, backed in cloth tape, later spine label. Ex-lib. with unobtrusive blindstamp. Very good. Scarce reference, with holdings listed according to city or county, then institution.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM7038
Published by Argus Company, Albany, 1880
39pp. Frontispiece portrait. 12mo. Original green cloth, gilt-lettered cover. Internally clean. Near fine. A presentation copy, inscribed on the front fly leaf: "Hon. B.B. Smaroley from his friend E.H. Virgil. 1881." Virgil signed his name again beneath the frontispiece portrait. A history of the National Express Company of New York and a synopsis of Virgil's role in the company's growth. Alarmingly self-serving and surprisingly scarce. Not in Eberstadt, Decker, or Graff.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM33106
Published by London, 1886
ix,,211,pp. plus three portraits. Contemporary three-quarter white cloth and marbled boards, gilt leather label. Minor wear to binding. Bookplates on front pastedown. Internally clean and fresh. Very good. Memoir on James Lenox, whose famous collection became a cornerstone of the collections at the New York Public Library. Written by his purchasing agent.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM53280
Published by Philadelphia, 1820
391pp. Contemporary tree calf, spine gilt, leather label. Rear hinge cracked but solid, extremities rubbed. Contemporary ownership inscription on front pastedown; bookplate on rear pastedown. Some light scattered foxing. About very good. Includes the reports of the General Assembly and the various regional assemblies of the Presbyterian Church, containing "matters as may appear to be of permanent authority and interest, (including a short account of the manner in which Missions have been conducted, and their success)" SHOEMAKER 2848.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM45601
Published by Printed for the Society, by J. Seymour, New York, 1813
pp. Contemporary blue paper wrappers. Wrappers moderately soiled and stained. Contemporary ink inscription on front wrapper crossed out in a contemporary hand. Moderate soiling in margins and inner gutter. A good copy. The scarce 1813 by-laws and regulations of the Society for the Relief of Poor Widows with Small Children, an early example of in the United States of an organization specifically devoted to assisting widows and their children. Founded in 1797, the Society was operated solely by women and by 1816 it supported two hundred women and five hundred children. The present publication includes separate lists with donations indicated for women and gentlemen subscribers, and donors who are not subscribers. Scarce, OCLC records three copies at Williams College, NYPL, and the New-York Historical Society. OCLC 42377651, 58765360.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM38307
Published by [Albany, 1906
16pp. including illustrations. Original printed pictorial wrappers. Minor edge wear and toning. Very good. A promotional pamphlet for Spiegel's healthful beaver oil masquerading as Beaver 101. Good use of graphics in advertisement. Scarce. Not on OCLC.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM32089
Published by New York, 1830
155pp. Modern half tan morocco and marbled boards. Scattered foxing. Else very good. Early American medical work by a possible quack. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 1737.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM24319
Published by Everard Peck, Rochester, 1826
32pp. Dbd. Moderate foxing and soiling. Good. Sermon refuting John Samuel Thompson's work on the plausibility of universal salvation. SHOEMAKER 24232.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM45088
Published by Callaghan and Company, Chicago, 1899
viii,260pp. Original red cloth, paper label. Spine sunned, label chipped, hinges cracked, bookplate on front pastedown and front free endpaper, ownership signature on front fly leaf. Internally clean. Good. A condensed account of the three trials, taken from late 18th- and early 19th-century reports.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM30560
Published by Saratoga Springs, 1838
203pp. Contemporary three-quarter roan and marbled boards. Roan worn and chipped. Bookseller's rubberstamps on endpapers and titlepage. Internally very good and clean. The second edition of Steel's "entirely new work" of 1831, which was based on a similar title published in 1817. In this edition he provides the most recent findings, after spending more than twenty years studying the springs. SABIN 91097.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM6639
Published by The University of the State of New York, Albany, 1929
216pp. Wrappers. Very good. Publishes a number of diaries and documents for the first time.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM26147
Published by London, 1887
211pp. plus plates. Portrait. Half title. 12mo. Contemporary three quarter morocco and cloth. Plates bit foxed, else about fine. Second edition, after the first of the preceding year, of this classic about the rare book trade, by one of the great American book hunters.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM14194
Published by New York, 1885
78pp. Original printed wrappers. Chipped at spine, old folds, contents browned, else very good. Describes each of the horses to be sold, their bloodlines and racing records, the breeder, etc.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM15163
Published by Thomas Kirk, Brooklyn, 1811
xvi,[xxix]-xxxii,439pp. Contemporary tree calf, spine gilt, leather label. Extremities rubbed. Modern bookplate on front pastedown. Light scattered foxing and soiling. Very good. An early blend of science and religion, in which the author uses quotes from Scripture to set up proof of the immutability of the human body. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 22723.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM45506
Published by Daniel Fanshaw, [New York], 1824
20pp. Dbd. Light scattered foxing and toning. Very good. The Young Men's Missionary Society of New York was founded in 1809 as an auxiliary of the New York Missionary Society. They appear to have rebranded several times, resolving in the end to focus their efforts on ministering and evangelizing to white people locally, rather than to the heathens abroad. This report is rather scarce, located only at two institutions in OCLC, at Southern Methodist University and the Keller Library. SHOEMAKER 19356.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM46564
Published by London, 1886
211pp. plus plates. Portrait. Illus. Quarto. Original three- quarter cloth and marbled boards, leather label. Cloth darkened, catalogue description pasted to front free endsheet, bookplate. Else very nice. A classic about the rare book trade, by one of the great American book hunters.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM2146
Published by Faxon & Co., Buffalo, 1844
128pp. plus four plates and folding map (partial). Lacks half the map. Original blue printed wrappers. Wrappers lightly chipped. Lightly foxed. Only part of folding map is present. Good plus. Fourth edition of this charming pocket guide to Niagara Falls. The guide is designed as a condensed guidebook: "This work takes the visitor from the hotel, leads him to all the points of interest at the Falls on both sides of the river, and returns with him to his hotel." Illustrated with several plates and a map, which is partially lacking in this copy.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM45117
Published by Daniel Hitt, New York, 1811
256pp. Contemporary calf, spine gilt, leather label. Corners bumped, extremities rubbed. Bookplate on front pastedown; early paper label on spine. Contemporary ownership inscriptions on front flyleaf. Minor toning and foxing. About very good. An autobiographical account of Hester Ann Rogers (1756-1794), a convert to Methodism and an early leader in the movement. Included here, with distinct titlepages but paginated continuously within the text, are also A FUNERAL SERMON. for Rogers preached by Rev. Thomas Coke, and her SPIRITUAL LETTERS. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 23827.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM46391
Published by New York, 1902
pp., including fifteen in-text photographic reproductions. 16mo. Original stiff pictorial wrappers, spine reinforced with cloth tape. Lacking map. Front wrap cracking at hinge. Small bookplate inside front wrapper. Tanned. Good. Early 20th-century edition of this guide to the sights along the Hudson River, with descriptions and photographic reproductions of the most significant attractions. OCLC locates only a handful of copies, but also calls for a folding map, not present here.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM54446
Published by New York, 1877
165 [i.e., 189]pp., with numerous in-text illustrations and advertisements. Small quarto. Original publisher's cloth, front board printed in black. Corners and spine ends somehwat worn, hinges crack. Lacking map. Small bookplate on front pastedown. Tanning. Good. Scarce edition, though lacking the map, of this detailed guide to this sights along the Hudson River. The advertisements promote offers for 1877 though the copyright statement on the titlepage states 1873.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM54447
Published by [New York, 1882
23,pp. Printed self-wrappers, stitched as issued. Vertical crease, front cover with small tear at spine, minor wear and soiling. Internally clean. Very good. Publication put out by the New York State Anti-Monopoly League, giving a report on the votes of the New York State Legislature. The cover is edged in black mourning. On the relevant measures taken up in the legislature, the pamphlet lists the "ayes," the "noes," and those who were "absent or dodging." There is also a detailed listing of specific instances where certain members "voted against the public interest." Only five institutional copies located on OCLC: Yale, Duke, Columbia, Cornell, and the New York Sate Library.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM48189
Published by Cambridge, 1903
Two volumes. xxvii,256; xxvi,374pp. plus plates, maps and facsimiles. Original cloth backed paper boards, printed paper spine labels. Binding of vol. I dampstained, bleeding through slightly to gutter of text, neat bookplate, else about fine, untrimmed and largely unopened. Deluxe edition, limited to 250 copies on large paper, of Fiske's useful study, which first appeared in 1899. With much material on the relations between the Dutch and English, the West India Company, and the colony of Pennsylvania.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM7008