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1 LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR.
(DC) (1910) 
17pp. House of Reps. Doc. #550. Report of the examination of channel across Newport News Middle Ground Bar, towards obtaining a depth of 35 feet & suitable width between Old Point & Newport News, VA. V.g. in CDBD folder (corners chipped). Two large fold maps. Military. (3280001001)
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2 (Various attorneys) "Geneva Award" as covered in 16 titles
DC, etc. 1878 
Here are thirteen 1st editions (one title includes reprints of three other Alabama titles) , several in paper covers, all bound together in one volume (3/4lea and mrbld bds, expected rubbing). Contents all v.g., no foxing, writing, or discoloration. We provide author, title, pagination and OCLC frequency as O=x. Please note that only one of these titles appears in first edition on line. Here goes.1, Lathers, A Statement of Facts. 15. O=122. Manning. Geneva Award. 16. O=13.3. Brainerd. Geneva Award (Argument), 32. O=144. Brainerd. Argument (with additions). 30. O=135. Spofford. The Geneva Award Supplemental. 9. O=36. (Baring, et als) War Upon American Commerce (1864) 24. O=247. Osgood and Curtiss. Memorial to Congress. 5. O=28, 9, 10, 11. Metcalf. Geneva Award. 40. O=12 (includes reprints of ((Please note for these 3 we list OCLC locations for originals). Same. Builder of Ship Delphine. 1873 (28-34) O=(9) Same. Geneva Award. Five minutes. 1874 (35-38) O=(4) Same. Geneva Award. Two Facts... nd. (39-40). O=(1)12. Cushing. Opinion of Hon. Caleb Cushing. 4 O=413. Metcalf. Facts Relating to the Geneva Award. (1877) 34. O=714. Sedgwick. Claimants Under the Geneva Award. 37. O=715. Clingman. The Geneva Award Argument. (1877). 30. O=716. Duplicate of first pamphlet. 16 vol. (6033942204) 
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3 American Art Publishing House (32 PAGES OF BATTLESHIP AND RELATED PRINTS IN FOLDER 7-9 ONLY OF WORLD'S WONDERS)
Chicago 1898 c.11"x16" 
32pp. Front paper wrp loose, rear gone. From a mixed bag, but these are complete. Ships include "Castine," "Holland," Iowa (partial)," "Kentucky," "Kearsarge," "Nashville," "Richmond," "Rogers," "St. Louis," "St. Paul". Also crane, launch, and Arms: Ten-Inch gun, Twelve inch mortars, shops, Turret plates, Sixteen inch gun and Battle of Manila Bay. Neither this title or this publisher appear per OCLC. (5883518139)
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4 American Art Publishing House WORLD'S FINE ART SERIES. THE WORLD'S WONDERS (A 16 P. ESSAY ON SPAIN)
Chicago 1898 
16pp. c. 11"x16". Paper covers loose. Three full page maps, ships "Navara," "Nueva Espana," "Infanta Maria Teresa," "Infanta Isabel" and "Vizcava." As well as 28 images (4 per page) and 2 (2 on page). Neither this pub nor this title appears per OCLC for this year. (5883437157)
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5 American Art Publishing House WORLD'S FINE ART SERIES. THE WORLD'S WONDERS (EIGHTY PAGES LARGELY W/ PHOTOGRAPHS OF CUBA AND U.S. NAVY)
Chicago 1898 
Five sections (80 p.). c.11"x16". Paper covers (2 sets separating, rest vg). This is a dukes' mixture with the numeration sometimes absent, sometimes printed, sometimes w/ correction. Many full p. images including Havana (cemetery, hotels, plaza, panorama, harbor, Tacon, theatre, cathedral, Luz Wharf, Plaza de Toros); Ships: Chicago, Columbia, Indiana, Iowa, Katahdin, Maine (several), Machlas, Marblehead, Miantonoman, Montgomery, Olivette, Philadelphia, Puritan, Terror, Torpedo Boat, Vesuvius; and sugar plantation, war map, military, "Helena", Matanzas, Yumuri River. Neither this author or this title appears per OCLC. (5883558630)
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6 American Tract Society (TRACTS 156-194 AS PTD VOL IV)
New York c.1830 
37 tracts , numerated individually but paged continuously for total of 404 pages. Each ranges from 4 to 32 p., and 25 have wood cut illustrations. Full early leather, vg, text missing fep, first ten leaves damped. Notable for topics of dancing, law, nautical and temperance interest. One wood cut SIGNED by Anderson. Analysis of the first vol found the tracts with wood cuts averaging forty. Here with 25 wood cuts (and 12 w/o at half) we estimate a retail of twelve hundred forty. Here's your chance for 25 early 19th C. wood cuts as well as spiritual guidance. (5905585734) 
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7 Anonymous VOYAGES ROUND THE WORLD FROM THE DEATH OF CAPTAIN COOK TO THE PRSENT TIME
New York 1844 12mo 
401pp. Cover damped. Bkstrp frayed on right, usual foxing. Interior lib stamps. Harper Family Library title. (5920972314)
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8 Board of Supervising Inspectors of Steam-Vessels. REPORT ON SAFETY-VALVE TESTS, MADE AT THE U.S. NAVY YARD, WASHINGTON, D.C., Removed.
Washington, DC 1875 8vo 
75pp. W/o wrps, ever? Many diagrams and illus. (5118481185)
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9 Cass, Lewis and E. B. Washburne TWO U.S. HoR DOCS ABOUT COMPENSATION OF ROGERSON & SON FOR ASSISTANCE TO "NORTHUMBERLAND" WHEN IT FOUNDERED
Washington 1860 
Two docs. One is 17 p. and one is 18 p. Both removed. Much correspondence to verify the 1858 incident. (5934860727)
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10 Clyde Line S. S. Seminole THE RADIOGRAM
Atlantic Ocean(!) 1925 4to 
Five issues, including first issue of the maiden voyage. Topics incl national news, sports, social details about passengers, stock market, ship details, international news, etc. All in two folders one w/ a 2"x4" paper pasted on cover. Both have black scrapbook paper residue on rear covers. (5992600893)
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11 Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads (CLAIM OF TRUSTEES OF A. G. SLOO FOR MAIL DELIVERY BETWEEN NEW YORK . . . AND CHAGRES)
Washington, DC 1862 
79pp. Removed. Bottom free corner damped. 37th C, 2d Session, Senate Rep. 63. Variations in delivery dates, frequency and more. (5935022691)
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12 Glover, Stephen and Charles Dickens WHAT ARE THE WILD WAVES SAYING?
Boston c.1850 
5pp. Sheet music removed. Mild foxing. From Dickens' Dombey and Son. OCLC locates one lib w/ a copy (9/13). (5901374670)
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13 Hosmer, E. A. O GIVE ME A HOME BY THE SEA
Boston 1853 
(2)(1)-3,(1)pp. Sheet music removed. OCLC locates only one lib w/ this edition (9/13). (5901172215)
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14 Lake, R. G.? MANUSCRIPT LETTER ON BACK OF MENU
Yokohama 1905 11"x6" 
Two fold creases. Menu from Wright's Hotel. Letter discusses affable host and navigation difficulties due to mines, victory celebration, hopes from China and Japan to "wake up". About 400 words. (5878861674)
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15 Marschall, Ken (Text by Rick Archbold) KEN MARSCHALL'S ART OF TITANIC
Boston 1998 
160pp. Near fine. First ed. Large 4to. W/ numerous color illust. Includes movie details. (5995435263)
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16 Moorsom, G. A BRIEF REVIEW AND ANALYSES OF THE LAWS FOR THE ADMEASUREMENT OF TONNAGE...
London 1853 
xl,191(203 total)pp. Three large fold plates. Vg. Cover gilt bright, corners sharp. Fep w/minor moisture mark, 3/8". Some shelf fading. An extremely scarce title, OCLC locating one US. lib. w/a copy. A first ed. issued 1852 (one copy located in US. (5620286148)
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17 Russell, Henry I'M AFLOAT! I'M AFLOAT!
Boston 1851 
7pp. Sheet music removed. Foxing. OCLC locates one lib w/ a copy, not in Boston (10/14). (6011874609)
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18 Sargent, Epes A LIFE ON THE OCEAN WAVE
New York 1838 
7pp. Sheet music removed. With ded to Joseph B. Green on Columbus Geo. Usual foxing. (6012117555)
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19 Tejeiro, Lt. Jose Muller Y. BATTLES AND CAPITULATION OF SANTIAGO DE CUBA
DC 1899 
165pp. Removed. V.g. Front wrp retained. Two fold maps, ca. 14 x 12" & 22 x 31". Chief Intelligence Officer introduction. (5357985450)
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20 Thompson, E. W. DOUBLE-TURRETED MONITORS - LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY.
Washington, DC 1889 8vo. 
20pp. Also included: MAPS - ACCOMPANYING - LETTER FROM SECRETARY OF THE NAVY TRANSMITTED TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MAY 11, 1880, IN RELATION TO DOUBLE-TURRETED MONITORS. 6 pps. and 6 gatefold plts. Removed. Note: These are House Ex. Doc 82 and 82 part 3. No evidence about a "Part 2" being relevant to double-turreted vessels. Not net. (5111719188)
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