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1 Abbott, John S. C. & Russell S. Conwell. LIVES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FROM WASHINGTON TO PRESENT TIME.
H. Halbert & Co. [Portland, ME]. No Date. [Circa 1890]. Hard Cover 
Revised Edition. 726pp. Tall 8vo. Mustard-colored cloth decorated on both covers & spine in gilt & black. The top of the covers have a row of black stars within triple-ruled black lines at the top & double-rulings in black at the bottom. Below is a panel decorated with flowers & leaves in black & triple-ruled with black lines at its bottom. A gilt panel with 'The Presidents' in black print lies below this followed by a large center panel with leaf-clusters, an American flag shield, 'Of The', & small nautilus-like decorative device. The bottom of the covers repeat the panels at the top except the gilt panel has 'United States' & the band of stars is replaced by a band of dots with 'Illustrated' in the center. The spine repeats the above pattern except the full title & the authors' names are in gilt. Frontispiece + 7 other steel engraved, tissue-guarded plates & 50 wood-cuts. 'Sold Only By Distributing Agents'. This is last revised edition issued to cover the first administration of Grover Cleveland (1885-1889). Front cover shows some wear & is lightly soiled; back cover heavily worn with all black & gilt missing; spine is lightly soiled & worn with its extremes worn; corners bumped; top edge dusty o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. This book will require extra postage for Priority Mail shipping. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Donnan, Elizabeth (Editor). DOCUMENTS ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE HISTORY OF THE SLAVE TRADE TO AMERICA: Volume 4, The Border Colonies & The Southern Colonies.
Carnegie Institute of Washington [Washington, DC]. 1935. First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition. xv, 719pp. Tall 8vo. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Top edge lightly soiled o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. This book will require extra postage for Priority Mail shipping. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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3 Ellis, Edward S. THE HISTORY OF OUR COUNTRY From the Discovery of America to the Present Time. Volume VIII.
Jones Brothers Publishing Co. [Cincinnati]/ Henry W. Knight Co. [New York]. No date. (1900). Hard Cover 
1995-2264, i-viii, i-xviii, i-xxix, i-vii, i-ii, i-lxviii pp. Tall 8vo. 1/2 black leather over dark green boards marbled in gilt, black & white. Spine gilt-lettered and gilt decorated. All edged and endpapers marbled. Coated paper. Tissue-protected sepia frontispiece. 33 b/w plates & 100+ b/w cuts & illustrations. 2 page color map of Puerto Rico. Appendix includes the Declaration of Independence, Constitution & Amendments, Chronological Table, Articles of Confederation, Emancipation Proclamation, & General Index to all 8 volumes. Covers the period of the McKinley administration through the first year of the Roosevelt administration. All cover edges & corners show heavy wear; spine extremes have heavy wear & some chipping o/w Good, i.e. obvious signs of use with no major defects. See PHOTO. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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