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The Service Book of Anglican Chants & Gregorian Tones, Adapted to the Canticles and Offices of the Book of Common Prayer

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, F.J. Huntington and Co.: 1876

Seller ID: 14583

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


142 pages; music scores; index; inexpensive brown cloth binding, gilt lettering on the cover, some wear along the spine. An Anglican Service Book used for church services during the later half of the 19th Century in the United States. Very good copy. View more info

Image for Trade-marks : Hearings Held Before the Committee on Patents House of Representatives Seventieth Congress First Session on H. R. 6683 and H. R. 11988; and, Hearings Held Before the Committee on Patents House of Representatives Seventy-First Congress Second Session on H. R. 2828

Trade-marks : Hearings Held Before the Committee on Patents House of Representatives Seventieth Congress First Session on H. R. 6683 and H. R. 11988; and, Hearings Held Before the Committee on Patents House of Representatives Seventy-First Congress Second Session on H. R. 2828

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1930

Seller ID: 015995

Condition: Fine


2 volumes bound together. Publisher's 3/4 leather binding, gilt lettering on spine. Marbled fly leaves. Vol. 1 - 120 pages. Vol. 2 - 83 pages. Several blank pages in back. Government publications recording the text of the bills under review and documenting the testimony of those who spoke before the committee. H. R. Bills 6683, 11988 and 2828 were all about the registration and protection of trademarks, a word, symbol or phrase used by a business to distinguish its products from another. View more info

United States Internal Revenue Stamp for Special Tax on Retail Liquor Dealer

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1915

Seller ID: 016017

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 11 1/2 x 7 inches, black and red ink, Seal of the United States on top center and decorative border. Fold lines, some chipping along edges. No. 176350 issued to Dr. H. C. Porter and Son at 323 Main St. in Towanda, Pennsylvania on June 18, 1915. Coupons for July 1915-June 1916 attached. This certificate would be displayed in the place of business to prove that the tax on liquor dealers had been paid. View more info

Rules and Forms of the House of Commons of Canada with Annotations and an Extensive Index...A Compendium of Canadian Parliamentary Practice Prepared for the Use of Members of Parliament

By: Beauchesne, Arthur

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Law Book Company, Limited: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 018693

Condition: Very Good


Full black moroccan leather, stamped in gilt and with raised bands. A very handsome book. Inscribed by Beauchesne: "To James Lougheed, Liberal-Conservative leader of the Senate, with the compliments of the author, Arthur Beauchesne. House of Commons. January 8, 1923" Logheed held many important positions in the Canadian government, being "Leader of the Government in the Senate" 1911-21, and "Leader of the Opposition in the Senate" 1906-11 and 1922-25. Lougheed's name is stamped in gilt on the front cover. It is also signed (and was probably owned by) W.B. Willo... View more info

New York Supreme Court Manuscript Document. "William Robard vs James Crandall"

By: Beebe, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1819

Seller ID: 12407

Condition: Collectible-Fine


In this two part document prepared by John Beebem, attorney for the plaintiff William Robard, Beebe uses the first part to state Robard's claim that James Crandall owes him $480.00. In the second part, Beebe copies Crandall's statement in which he agrees to make partial payment to Robard and to make that payment in installments. Crandall is a resident of Warren Co., NY. Filed June 11, 1819 in noted on the back side of the document. View more info

L'art of Faire Soi-meme Son Testament Ou Traite Pratique Du Testament Oligraphe. Avec Toutes Les Formules De Testaments Dont on Peut Avoir Besoin Dans Les Diverses Circonstances De La Vie. Quatrieme Edition.

By: Berton, Paul

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Paris, France, A. Giard & E. Briere: 1892

Seller ID: 12504

Condition: Collectible-Fine


xii, 378 pages; vellum leather binding with black leather label on spine with gilt lettering. Concerned with French law and government. Fine clean copy. View more info

A Treatise on the Law of Usury; to Which is Added, the Statutes of the Several States Relating to Interest Now in Force : Together with a Digest of All the Decisions, and an Index to the Reported Adjudications from the Statute of Henry VIII to the Present Time

By: Blydenburgh, J. W.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, John S. Voorhees: 1844

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015940

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's leather binding, severe scuffing. Foxing throughout. 322 pages with index and errata. Personal stamp in purple ink on front endpaper, "R. B. Albertson". Personal Inscription on front fly paper in pencil, "J. W. Albertson, Attorney at Law, Hertford, Perq. (Perquimans) County, North Carolina". Mr. Albertson was a United States District Attorney for the North Carolina Eastern District from 1878-1882. The classic text on usury, the crime of charging exorbitant interest on a loan. Today, we might call it loan sharking. View more info

Commonwealth V. Gordon et al; The Opinion of Judge Bok, March Eighteenth, 1949

By: Bok, Curtis

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Francisco, (Blanche and Alfred Knopf): 1949

Seller ID: 1671

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


(v), 57 pages, cloth backed patterned boards, 12.5 x 10", cardboard slipcase, with printed presentation slip enclosed. Nice copy, one corner of slipcase split. The decision of a censorship case involving the seizure of nine books from Philadelphia booksellers, including: "The Wild Palms" by William Faulkner; " Studs Lonigan Trilogy" and "A World I Never Made" by James T. Farrell; "God's Little Acre" by Erskine Caldwell; and "Never Love a Stranger" by Harold Robbins. Publisher Alfred Knopf and his wife Blanche thought highly of Judge Bok's decision in... View more info

Handwritten Manuscript "Will" with Two Accompaning Documents.

By: Booth, William

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New Gardens, Whitby, York County, England., 1887

Seller ID: 11921

Condition: Collectible-Fine


"Extracted" (copied) Probate and Will of William Booth (18 x 26 inch) with one seal. Dated 4 March, 1887. William Booth (died 8 June 1887), a farmer, leaves his widow and family an estate valued at eleven hundred fifty-eight pounds. The estate includes china, books, prints and pictures. An accompanying document signed by H.A. Hudson, district registrar, attests to the value of the estate and that the will has been registered. Fine clean copy. View more info

History of the Provincial Archives of California (Original Carbon Typescript)

By: Bowman, Jacob N.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1946

Seller ID: 019323

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's blue cloth binding. 8 3/4" x 11 1/4." 114 pages, complete. Gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Binding is tight. Very clean copy. Jacob N. Bowman (1875-1968) was an American historian and professor. He taught history at Western Washington College, the University of California, Berkeley, and Washington University. From 1948-1955, Bowman served as Historian at the California State Archives in Sacramento. In the 1920s, Bowman focused on updating and revising the 1862 index of the California land grant records. View more info

Typed Letter Signed - William J. Brennan, Jr.

By: Brennan, William J., Jr.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 1982

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019411

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Letter typed on beige U.S. Supreme Court stationery. Signed William J. Brennan, Jr. Comes with accompanying envelope. Datelined April 7, 1982 in Washington, D.C. Letter measures 5 3/4" x 9"; envelope measures 6 1/2" x 3 5/8." One page. Letter, envelope, and signature are very clean and intact. Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. (1906-1997) was a U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice who served from 1956-1990. He was seen as liberal on the bench and considered a very influential and effective justice. He was appointed by President Eisenhower. In this brief letter to Robert... View more info

Autograph Letter Signed - Frederick Carroll Brewster

By: Brewster, Frederick Carroll

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1862

Seller ID: 3676

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Frederick Carroll Brewster (b. 1825 -- d. 1872). One page letter. Philadelphia. September 15, 1862. Frederick Carroll Brewster was a Philadelphia lawyer, Pennsylvania Attorney General (1869 - 1872) and author of legal treatises. Here he writes to E. M. Davis congratulating him on his "public vindication". View more info

Lincoln as Seen by C. C. Brown

By: Brown, C. C.; Temple, Wayne C.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Prairie Village, KS, The Crabgrass Press: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019563

Condition: Fine


Limited edition. One of 300 copies. Original publisher's red wrapper. 5" x 7 1/2." Seventeen pages, complete. One red and white plate of C. C. Brown's portrait included. Colon printed on the inside of the back cover provides information on the pamphlet's printing. Pages and covers are clean and intact. A pristine copy. A reprinted reminiscence of Abraham Lincoln as told by Christopher C. (C. C.) Brown (1834-1904). First published in The Chicago Sunday Times-Herald, August 25, 1895. View more info

Manuscript Document Signed.

By: Butler, Benjamin Franklin

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Albany, New York, 1819

Seller ID: 12298

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Benjamin Franklin Butler (b. 1795, d. 1858) was Attorney General of the United States, 1833-38 and Secretary of War, 1836-37) under President Andrew Jackson. His rapid rise to influence earlier included a partnership in the law office of Martin Van Buren in Albany as well as a number of judicial and reelected positions. Later in his career he also received judicial appointments from Presidents Van Buren and James Polk. In this document ("Benjamin F. Butler vs. Anahiah Payne") Butler files a complaint before the New York Supreme Court against Payne to collect not only on a $345 promisso... View more info

Autograph Letter Signed. "E. Carmen, 1843"

By: Carmen, E.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 1843

Seller ID: 12600

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Autograph letter signed to Hardin & Smith, Attorneys for the Bank of Illinois at Jacksonville. Dated 2 May 1843. Two pages long (7 1/2 x 12 1/2 inch). Carmen is identified as the "shff" of Pike County (Illinois) on the back page of the letter. In the letter he writes the firm of Hardin & Smith, at Jacksonville, Illinois who are acting as lawyers for the Bank of Illinois. Carmen gives the status of various writs of execution that he is carrying out for Hardin & Smith. He gives details about these cases: Bank of Illinois vs Mathews and Beal; Bank of Illinois vs Thomas and Lytle; "For... View more info

American Commercial Law, Relating to Every Kind of Business; with Full Instructions and Practical Forms, Adapted to All the States of the Union

By: Chamberlin, Franklin

Price: $47.50

Publisher: O. D. Case & Company. 1869. Hartford, Connecticut.: 1869

Seller ID: 2488

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Leather. Browning to edges of end papers. Water stain bottom of pages through 301, 497-512, 815-864 and 929-960. Small spotting top outer edge from front end paper-119. In the Preface the author notes: "It is the purpose of thi s book to present those legal principles which lie at the foundation of all Commercial Law", View more info

Autograph Deed Signed

By: Chambers, David J. And Elizabeth

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Olympia, Thurston County, Washington Territory, 1864

Seller ID: 14037

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Signed Deed for Sale of two lots in Olympia, 3 lined pages (8 x 12 1/4 inch). Dated 24 May, 1864 with Notary Public stamp of Richard Lane, W.T. Evidence of being folded into fourths. David J. Chambers (1820-1876) and his wife Elizabeth (1828-1915) agree to sell Lots 3 and 8 of Block 27 in Olympia to William N. White for $30.00. David and Elizabeth Chambers were early pioneers in the Pacific Northwest, having crossed overland in 1845. The manuscript document is also signed by Richard Lane (1816-1877) as notary and by A.W. Moore (1820-1875) as County Recorder. Very good clean copy. View more info

Autograph Letter Signed - John W. Clark

By: Clark, John W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1880

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019368

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Letter handwritten on beige lined paper in black ink. Datelined May 8, 1880 in Boston, Massachusetts. 7 3/4" x 5." One page. Letter, handwriting, and signature are clean and intact. John M. Clark was Sheriff of Suffolk County in Massachusetts from 1855-1883. In this letter, Clark addresses William S. Baillets (?), Esq. at the Suffolk County Jail to permit Mr. and Mrs. Lane and another woman to visit an individual (also with the last name of Lane) who is in Baillets's custody. View more info

Proceedings Against Philip Bart. August 10, 1950. 81st Congress, 2d Session. House of Representatives. Report No. 2849.

By: Committee on Un-American Activities, U. S. House of Representatives

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., 1950

Seller ID: 020401

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's beige wrapper with staple binding. August 10, 1950. 5 7/8" x 9 1/8." Eleven pages, complete. Very slight wrinkling at the edges. Staples are rusted internally. Pages are very clean and intact. A fine copy. Court proceedings against Philip Bart, who was interrogated after being subpoenaed by the Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC). HUAC was a committee under the House of Representatives formed in 1938 to investigate citizens and organizations thought to have Communist or Fascist ties. These proceedings took place in 1950 at the height of the Red Sca... View more info

Proceedings Against Julius Emspak. August 10, 1950. 81st Congress, 2d Session. House of Representatives. Report No. 2847.

By: Committee on Un-American Activities, U. S. House of Representatives

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., 1950

Seller ID: 020402

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's beige wrapper with staple binding. August 10, 1950. 5 7/8" x 9 1/8." Ten pages, complete. Very slight wrinkling at the edges. Staples are rusted internally. Pages are very clean and intact. A fine copy. Court proceedings against Julius Emspak, who was interrogated after being subpoenaed by the Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC). HUAC was a committee under the House of Representatives formed in 1938 to investigate citizens and organizations thought to have Communist or Fascist ties. These proceedings took place in 1950 at the height of the Red Scar... View more info