Postage Stamps

The New American Cyclopædia was an encyclopedia created and published by D. Appleton & Company of New York in 16 volumes, which initially appeared between 1858 and 1863. Its primary editors were George Ripley and Charles Anderson Dana. The New American Cyclopædia was revised and republished as the American Cyclopædia in 1873. 

This print of the world's postage stamps comes from Volume 13 of the 1875 edition and is approximately 9.5 inches by 12 inches. Paper is generally clean and crisp with little wear, but shows some browning. Center crease. Title page included for reference purposes and is not included.

World Plant Distribution

The New American Cyclopædia was an encyclopedia created and published by D. Appleton & Company of New York in 16 volumes, which initially appeared between 1858 and 1863. Its primary editors were George Ripley and Charles Anderson Dana. The New American Cyclopædia was revised and republished as the American Cyclopædia in 1873. 

This map showing regions of plan distribution across the world comes from Volume 13 of the 1875 edition and is approximately 9.5 inches by 12 inches. Paper is generally clean and crisp with little wear, but shows some browning. Paper is generally clean and crisp with little wear, but shows some browning. Center crease. Title page included for reference purposes and is not included.

Persia, Afghanistan and Beluchistan

The New American Cyclopædia was an encyclopedia created and published by D. Appleton & Company of New York in 16 volumes, which initially appeared between 1858 and 1863. Its primary editors were George Ripley and Charles Anderson Dana. The New American Cyclopædia was revised and republished as the American Cyclopædia in 1873. 

This map of Palestine comes from Volume 13 of the 1875 edition and is approximately 9.5 inches by 12 inches. Paper is generally clean and crisp with little wear, but shows some browning. Paper is generally clean and crisp with little wear, but shows some browning. Center crease. Title page included for reference purposes and is not included.

Palestine

The New American Cyclopædia was an encyclopedia created and published by D. Appleton & Company of New York in 16 volumes, which initially appeared between 1858 and 1863. Its primary editors were George Ripley and Charles Anderson Dana. The New American Cyclopædia was revised and republished as the American Cyclopædia in 1873. 

This map of Palestine comes from Volume 13 of the 1875 edition and is approximately 9.5 inches by 6 inches. Paper is generally clean and crisp with little wear, but shows some browning. Rough edge from where it was bound into the book. Title page included for reference purposes and is not included.

Myself Limited

Striking orange cloth covers, signed and inscribed by Harrison on front endpaper. Some light wear and soil, crease to cloth on rear board. Religious card pasted down on front endpaper. 5.5 x 8 inches with 64 pages. 


  • MYSELF LIMITED
  • Henry Harrison
  • Self-published, 1929
  • First edition






Pictorial Poems of the Scenic West

Self-published poetry on the wonders of Yellowstone Park. Inscribed by the author on the front reverse cover. 5.5"x8.5" with around 10 pages. Grey paper softcover with blue lettering. Some cover soil and creasing, slight curl. Edgewear. Good overall.


  • PICTORIAL POEMS OF THE SCENIC WEST
  • Frank R. Hamilton
  • Self-published, 1928




Tragic Fugue

Limited first edition, bound in decorative paper-covered boards, canvas back with title label. Some light cover wear and soil. Inner pages clean and unmarked. Page edges, hinges slightly browned. Autographed by the author on the verso of the last page of text, dated 1933. 57 pages; approx. 5"x8".


  • TRAGIC FUGUE: A PLAY IN THREE EPISODES
  • Maurice Heckscher Jr.
  • The Ashlar Press, 1933





By England's Aid

This historical novel has mild cover wear, but front cover paste-down is bright and vivid. Front endpaper trimmed; some foxing / soil of inner boards; most inner pages clean. Illustrations by Alfred Pearse throughout this novel, which tells the story of the Eighty Years' War. 377 pages; approx. 5"x8". 


  • BY ENGLAND'S AID: OR, THE FREEING OF THE NETHERLANDS
  • G.A. Henty
  • Alfred Pearse, illustrator
  • Hurst & Co.






Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language

Second edition, first issued in 1939, this printing from 1944. Tan covers with embossed decoration, two leather spine labels with gilt lettering. Thumb-indexed, marbled edges. Includes the New Words tab. Contains numerous illustrations, many are full page and in color. Contains the "dord" error (a notable error in lexicography, an accidental creation, or ghost word, of the G. and C. Merriam Company's staff in the New International Dictionary, second edition, in which the term is defined as a synonym for density used by physicists and chemists. 9" x 12" x 5.5" with 3210 pages. Unabridged. Some cover soil, a bit of wear. Title page and tissue guard to Webster's portrait are creased. Page marbling has faded a bit.


  • Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language 
  • William Allan Neilson, Thomas A. Knott, Paul W. Carhart, editors
  • G & C Merriam Co., 1944
  • Second edition