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1544 VIA CRUCIS - ANCIENT LATIN BOOK - THE TWELVE STATIONS OF THE CROSS - BOOK OF THE CRUXIFICTION WITH EXTENSIVE HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT NOTES

By: UNKNOWN.

Price: $1,545.99

Publisher: 1544

Seller ID: 000635

Condition: Good+


On offer is a superb ancient book VIA CRUCIS [Way of the Cross; Twelve Stations of the Cross]. "Domini Redemptoris ac Salvatoris Nostri Jesu Christim." Twenty-nine [29] printed pages detail the 12 stations of the Cross in the Cruxifiction of Jesus. Pagination begins at page 3 through page 32. Original binding, 4 bands, 5 compartments and while the original title page has been removed there are four [4] manuscript pages including a simple but beautifully handwritten new title page with the word Via rubricated leading to the Oratio. There are seven [7] pages in more lovely calligraphy a... View more info

1810 TO 1827 ORIGINAL LEDGER AND LOG OF THE NEW YORK BASED SHIP "THE EDWARD" SPANNING THE PRE WAR OF 1812 ERA TO RECOMMENCE AFTER THE BRITISH AMERICAN WAR

By: UNKNOWN.

Price: $2,459.99

Publisher: New York, Bristol, 1810

Seller ID: 000033b

Condition: Good


On offer is this 8-1/2" x 13" antique ledger with handwritten manuscript entries from 1810 - 1827 from a ship named "The Edward" out of New York. The ledger is complete from June 6, 1810 - June 1812 ends and then begins again from March 1826 - Sept.1827. The ledger stops during the War of 1812 and for a few years after. The ship traveled from New York to Bristol which was impossible during the few missing years as America was at war with Canada. Fascinating to consider that the one blank page represents the war of 1812 and then lost until 1826. Cover is rough but the inside pag... View more info

Image for 1864 - 1865 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LOG BOOK OF A COMMERCIAL VESSEL THE 'SCHOONER NAPOLEON' PLYING IT'S TRADE FROM THE UNION NORTH TO THE CONFEDERATE SOUTH DURING THE CIVIL WAR

1864 - 1865 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LOG BOOK OF A COMMERCIAL VESSEL THE 'SCHOONER NAPOLEON' PLYING IT'S TRADE FROM THE UNION NORTH TO THE CONFEDERATE SOUTH DURING THE CIVIL WAR

By: UNKNOWN.

Price: $1,585.99

Publisher: ABOARD THE SCHOONER NAPOLEON, 1864

Seller ID: 0002285

Condition: Good


On offer is a super, original Civil War era ship's log book of the Schooner Napoleon handwritten by an unknown author, likely the First Mate given the statistical details provided and all manner of important details to the ship's record: weather conditions, loading and unloading of all manner of cargo including cattle and even contact by gunboats seeking individuals who might be on board. Dated February 5, 1864 the journal runs well into 1865. We learn that the ship Master's were Edward Soher, who was then replaced by E. Nichols. The schooner went up and down the East Coast from New Haven Conn... View more info

1860 FASCINATING, SIGNIFICANT ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN DOCUMENT DETAILING THE TENSE AND FRAUGHT MOOD ONLY TWO WEEKS BEFORE THE 1860 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION THAT WOULD BE THE CATALYST FOR THE BLOODIEST WAR IN AMERICAN HISTORY

By: UNKNOWN.

Price: $1,455.99

Publisher: BALTIMORE MARYLAND MD, 1860

Seller ID: 0009108

Condition: Good


On offer is an absolutely unique and amazing document of one of the most significant events in American history. It is a letter sent from Baltimore and dated October 22, 1860, discussing the Presidential election that would take place in less than two weeks and directly lead to the secession of the Southern States and the beginning of the Civil War. The unknown sender first gently admonishes his friend for not including in his previous letter the result of “the Fall River theft.” “Pray how did it result?” he asks, curious about this local event. The rest of the letter is of the upcomin... View more info

1941 VERY CHARMING ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY MULTIPLE MEMBERS OF ONE CALIFORNIA FAMILY WELCOMING ADORED BABY MIKE IN HIS FIRST YEAR OF LIFE

By: UNKNOWN.

Price: $1,685.99

Publisher: CALIFORNIA CA, 1941

Seller ID: 0008218

Condition: Good +


On offer is an original, very charming, very simple yet moving diary of one year in the life of a beloved child. Measuring 7.5 inches by 5.0 inches, the diary contains 365 pages. The cover, bindings and pages are all in very good condition.. The handwriting is very legible. The authors of the diary are unknown: the plural because this diary actually has entries written by several people. It follows one year in the life of a child - 'Mike'. He is never identified by other than his first name. The entries are written by his father, his mother, a sister, his grandmother and his aunt Mabel. Some e... View more info