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Map of South America : The Coast of Brazil

By: Adams, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1772

Seller ID: 016500

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


10 x 10 1/2 inch map on paper. Multiple fold lines, some chipping. Legend title : "South America. The Coast of Brazil Being Corrected by Mr. John Adams. Anno 1772". Detailed map of South America, "Plate III To face the Title Vol. 1" printed above map and "Thomas Bowen Sculp." printed below. Appears to have been removed from a 3rd edition or later of "A Voyage to South America ." by Don George Juan and Don Antonio de Ulloa, translated by Jo... View more info

Balcarres Crag or Nature Rambles in a Country Parish

By: Adams, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J. & G. Innes, Ltd. 1932. Cupar-Fife.: 1932

Seller ID: 3278

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Illustrated cloth. Illustrations. Slight sun fading to spine. The author takes the reader on a stroll to Balcarres Crag and surrounding countryside. He examines the crag to see the crystals of this basalt-looking rock to discover dole rite, or igneous rock. He listens to the springtime choir, led by the freedom-loving missel-thrush in the topmost branch of the old grey ash. He calls attention to the wonders of nature that are all around; we need only stop ... View more info

Oration on the Life and Character of Gilbert Motier De Lafayette : Delivered at the Request of Both Houses of the Congress of the United States, Before Them in the House of Representatives at Washington, on the 31st December, 1834

By: Adams, John Quincy

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Gales and Seaton, Printers: 1835

Seller ID: 13986

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


94 pages; unbound (5 3/8 x 9 1/2 inch) with title on the cover. John Quincy Adams, former President of the United States, gave this oration before Congress while a member. It is a biography of Lafayette, the French soldier who served during the Revolutionary War as Washington's Aide-de-camp and a account of his legacy. Very good clean copy. View more info

The Wants of Man, A Poem

By: Adams, John Quincy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Imprint Society. Barre, Massachusetts. 1972.: 1972

Seller ID: 837

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


No. 562 of 1000 copies. From the title page: "Written in 1840, first published in 1841, frequently reprinted, and now reissued with an Introduction by L. H. Butterfield." Gilt lettering book spine. Slip case decorated with illustration of Adams on front and rear; some smudges front cover. The Introduction notes that Adams "aspired to fame as a poet". Among his historical documents ."is a vast literary miscellany that includes verse composition books b... View more info

Speech [Suppressed by the Previous Question] of Mr. John Quincy Adams, of Massachusetts, on the Removal of the Public Deposites, and Its Reasons

By: Adams, John Quincy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Printed by Gales and Seaton. 1834. Washington.: 1834

Seller ID: 3175

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Wrappers; disbound. The speaker states the following: "The language of the law there is, that the deposites of the public moneys shall be MADE in the Bank of the United States and its branches, unless the Secretary of the Treasury shall direct and o rder OTHERWISE. Otherwise than what? Otherwise than that the deposites shall be MADE there. When the deposites have once been MADE there, his authority, as conferred by this section of the charter, ceases". Etc. View more info

Elegant Anecdotes and Bon-Mots of the Greatest Princes, Politicians, Philosophers, Orators and Wits of Modern Times.... A New Edition Greatly Enlarged

By: Adams, The Rev. John, A.M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Printed for G. Kearsley: 1790

Seller ID: 018879

Condition: Very Good


Attractive three quarter leather with raised bands and gilt lettering. Marbled boards. (i)-xii; (1)-454 (i). Complete. 4 1/4 x 7 inches. View more info

The Hazelton Letters: A Contribution to Western Americana

By: Hazelton, John Adams; Bloom, Mary Geneva (Edited and Annotated by)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Stockton, CA, The College of the Pacific: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019865

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's light blue boards backed with gray cloth. 7 3/4" x 11 1/4." Eighteen pages, complete. Black and white plate of John Adams Hazelton included in front of book. Printed by Lawton Kennedy. Front cover has a small image of a ship on the ocean. Pages are very clean and intact. Covers are clean and intact but have a little fading by spine and top edge. John Adams Hazelton (1820-1912) was an American from Chester, New Hampshire. This book co... View more info