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Hand written document signed by King Louis XIV of France (1638-1715). Dated August 17, 1704. An official appointment for the Monsieur la Marquis de Canilliar, written in courtly 17th Century French. H

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1891 Life of Sitting Bull Native American Indians DAKOTA Illustrated Ghost DanceWillis Fletcher Johnson’s ‘Life of Sitting Bull’ is one of, if not the best account of the Lakota Indian leader an

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1864 1st ed Stonewall Jackson American CIVIL WAR Confederate General Battle CSA “Once you get them running, you stay right on top of them, and that way a small force can defeat a large one every ti

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1864 American History INDIANS Mexico TEXAS Revolutionary War US Map WillsonMarcus Willson’s “American History” is a mid-19th-century compendium of the history of the United States from its earli

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1889 Grand Army of Republic Union Civil War Veterans Officers RAREFirst organized in 1866, following the American Civil War, The Grand Army of the Republic was founded to connect and unite veteran sol

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1897 ARCTIC 1ed Farthest North Nansen Polar Eskimo Kayak Hunting Fram Expedition Fridtjof Nansen was a Norwegian arctic scientist who voyaged throughout the North and was one of the most famous polar

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1844 1ed Eothen Travel in Ottoman Empire Egypt Syria Palestine Voyages KinglakeAlexander William Kinglake was a 19th-century English historian who is best known for his travel stories including the bo

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1867 Life of Sam Houston TEXAS Remember the Alamo INDIANS Mexico San JacintoCharles Edwards Lester’s biographical account of the life of Sam Houston is an important early reference to the history of

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1866 1ed Women of the Civil War Americana Gettysburg Military Robert E Lee MooreFrank Moore was a notable American Civil War historian known for his portrayals of Civil War life and culture. One of hi

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1888 Ltd ed Hunchback of Notre Dame de Paris Victor Hugo French Literature 2v“Nothing makes a man so adventurous as an empty pocket.” ― Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of Notre DameThe best-known

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1882 GHOSTS Footfalls of Another World Spiritualism Dreams Miracles DEMONS OwenRobert Dale Owen was a Scottish-born American politician who is, remarkable, best-known not for his politics, but for his

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Grouping of decorator leather bound hard back books. Lot includes: eight Letters of Madame de Sevigne books Volume I to VII with red leather companion; and 12 books in the Elia limited edition of work

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1854 RARE 10 Book Lot Decorative Bindings Fables Painters Literature FrenchA fine collection of 19th-century works, bound in decorative color bindings.Item number: #13510Price: $750Main author:

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1856 Life of George Washington by Washington Irving America Revolutionary War“It is better to be alone than in bad company.” – George WashingtonLate in Washington Irving’s literary career, he

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1880 John Milton Paradise Lost Mitford Sonnet to Winchester Poetical Works“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.” ― John Milton, Paradise Lost

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1847 Conquest of Mexico Aztec Illustrated Hernando Cortez 3v William PrescottWilliam Hickling Prescott was an American historian known for his 19th-century works on the histories of Spain and South Am

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1864 King Arthur Legends Age of Chivalry Bulfinch Mythology Lancelot Holy GrailThomas Bulfinch was an 18th-century American author known for his book ‘Bulfinch’s Mythology’. Included in this ant

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1818 Life of Patrick Henry Colonial Americana Politics Government Speeches Law Patrick Henry is one of the most famous early American founding fathers, most known for his declaration at the Virginia C

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1868 Dante Alighieri Divine Comedy Inferno Vision of Hell & Purgatory English “Abandon all hope, ye who enter here.” ― Dante Alighieri, The Divine ComedyDante’s “Divine Comedy” is one

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1857 1ed The Course of Time Scottish Robert Pollok Poetry Scotland Tenniel Art‘The Course of Time’ is a collection of poems by Robert Pollok. Pollok was a Scottish author who used this book to pro

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1835 1ed Benedict Arnold Treason Revolutionary War American Biography Sparks Jared Sparks’ ‘Library of American Biography’ was an important collection of biographical books on some of the most n


Books, Magazines & Papers

Books, magazines, and papers offer a glimpse at different time periods, which is just a part of what makes them such precious collectibles. From comic books to basics of gold, The Bible, classic and modern masterpieces of literature, there is a variety of works catering diverse styles and tastes. These finds can help you add a classic touch to any collection or even be exhibited in a setting as a conversation piece. Whether you’re a collector or looking to be transported into another place with a great read, there’s something for everyone in the range of subjects and options here

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