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Artillery Illustrated
Saint-Remy, Pierre Surirey de.  Memoires d'artillerie, où il est traité des mortiers, petards, arquebuses à croc, mousquets, fusils, & c. ... Amsterdam: Pierre Mortier, 1702. 4to (23 cm, 9"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [18], 348 pp.; 106 (of 114) plts. II: [6], 386, [2] pp.; 64 (of 70) plts.
$1875.00
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Tales Son los Deseos que Animan . . . a los Guatemaltecos”
Salazar, Carlos.  [drop-title] El Gefe Provisorio de Guatemala a los habitantes del estado y de toda la republica. Encargado del Gobierno de este Estado, mientras se reune el Cuerpo constituyente que debe decidir de su surete, no debo guardar siliencio en unas circunstancias en que los suscesos de la Republica, que pueden sernos trascendentales, llaman la atencion de los pueblos, cuyo bien estar es el primer deber de la autoridad publica. [Guatemala]: Imprenta de la N. A. de Estudios, 1839. Folio (30.7 cm;12.125"). [1] f.
$875.00
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A Legendary Liberator Says, FAREWELL” He Dejado de Ser Hombe Publico”
San Martín, José de.  Broadside. Begins: El General San Martin. Presencié la declaracion de la Independencia de los estados de Chile y el Perù ... Pueblo Libre [i.e., Lima]: No publisher/printer, 1822. Folio (32 cm; 12.5"). [1] p.
$9500.00
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The Face of Battle
Sassoon, Siegfried.  Memoirs of an infantry officer. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1981. Small folio. xvii, 224, [4 (3 blank)] pp.; 8 plts.
$110.00
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Can’t TrustThose Spaniards
(Seven Years War).  Sem razaõ de entrarem em Portugal as tropas castelhanas como amigas, e razaõ de serem recebidas como inimigas. Lisboa, 1762. 4to (20 cm, 8"). [1] f., 55, [1 (blank)], 8, 6, 6, 4, 3, [1 (blank)], 3, [1 (blank)], 3, [1 (blank)] pp.
$400.00

Addressing His “Amigos” — AMEXICAN War “Casualty”
Sierra y Rosso, Ignacio.  Representacion dirigida al soberano congreso general. Mexico: Imp. dirigida por M. Castro, 1851. 8vo. 28 pp.
$285.00
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The American Revolutionary War Firsthand Account of an ELITE Fighting Force
Simcoe, John Graves.  Simcoe's military journal. A history of the operations of a partisan corps, called the Queen's Rangers, commanded by Lieut. Col. J.G. Simcoe, during the war of the American Revolution.... New York: Bartlett & Welford, 1844. 8vo (23.8 cm, 9.4"). xvii, [3], [13]–328 pp.; 10 fold. plts.
$1000.00
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Classic History of MEXICO FIRST Edition in ENGLISH
(A TALL FOLIO)  (A Reader's Copy)
Solís, Antonio de. The history of the conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards. Done into English...by Thomas Townsend. London: Pr. for T. Woodward, & J. Hooke, 1724. Tall folio. [9] ff., 163, [1 (blank)], 252, 152 pp.
$600.00

“A Glorious Period of the Past”
Sor, Charlotte de.  Napoleon and his times. Philadelphia: E.L. Carey & A. Hart, 1838. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). 2 vols. I: viii, [13]–253, [1 (blank)] pp. II: viii, [13]–230 pp.
$200.00
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A Military Manual for Troops Serving under a BRITISH OFFICER in the Peninsular Campaign
PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED
Spain. Army.   Reglamento para el exercicio y maniobras de la infantería. De las evoluciones de línea. [colophon: Cadiz: en la Imprenta Tormentaria á cargo de Juan Domingo Villegas, 1813]. 8vo (21.5 cm; 8.125"). [2], 281–385, 15 pp., fold. plts. numbered xxxix –lxviii.
$1800.00
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Manual forCavalry, Dragoons, & Light Horse
Spain. Army.  Reglamento y ordenanza de S.M. para el exercicio, evoluciones, y maniobras de la cavalleria, y dragones montados de sus exercitos, y otros puntos relativos al servicio de estos cuerpos. Madrid: En la Imprenta de Pedro Marin, [1774]. Small 8vo (15 cm; 6"). [4 (including initial blank)] ff., 182 pp.
$1450.00
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END of the War of the Austrian SuccessionEasing Wartime Taxes
Spain.  Sovereigns, 1746–59 (Ferdinand VI).  Decree. Begins, “No esperè a se concluyesse la Paz, y estrituyesse el Exercito a Espana ...”. Buen Retiro: No publisher/printer, 1749. Small folio (29 cm; 11.5"). [2] ff. (last p. blank).
$250.00
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Dyers & Loomers areEngaged in Essential Services!
Spain.  Sovereigns, 1759–1788 (Charles III).  Real cedula...por la qual se manda por via de declaracion general, á beneficio de las manufacturas, que se guarde á los maestros tintoreros.... Madrid: Pedro Marin, 1775. Folio. [3] ff.
$325.00
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A Bespoke Cedulario forUse in New Spain & Guatemala
(Spanish Royal Decrees).  An assemblage of 43 manuscript and printed royal and viceroyal decrees and some 25 related documents. Barcelona, Madrid, Valldolid (Spain), Aranjuez, Mexico City, & elsewhere: 1701–79. Small 4to, folio, & larger. Approximately 135 ff.
$8275.00
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The Wickedness of Government
Spittlehouse, John.  Certaine queries propounded to the most serious consideration of those persons now in povver. London: Livewell Chapman, 1654. 4to (18 cm, 7.1"). [2], 14 pp.
$950.00
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After the (Premature?) Capture of MontereyA Personal & Significant
LETTER TO A WORRIED WIFE
Steuart, William.  Autograph Letter Signed to Mrs. Commodore [Thomas ap Catesby] Jones. George Town [Maryland, later incorporated into Washington, D.C.]: 1843. 4to (25.2 cm, 9.9"). [2] ff.
$2750.00
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Englishmen on theFrench Revolution
Letters toDr. Priestley in America”
[Stone, John Hurford], et al. Copies of original letters recently written by persons in Paris to Dr. Priestley in America. Taken on board a neutral vessel. Third edition. London: J. Wright, 1798. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.1"). 36 pp.
$275.00
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A CANADIAN'sFirst & Last Appearance
Sturrock, W.  A military mite to the mountain of literature, or, The rhymes of a red coat. Quebec: Middleton & Dawson, 1858. 12mo (16.5 cm; 6.375"). 40 pp., [2] ff. .
$400.00
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“The Details of the Late War”
Subaltern (Georg Robert Gleig, attrib.).  A subaltern in America; comprising his narrative of the campaigns of the British army, at Baltimore, Washington, &c. &c. during the late war. Philadelphia: E.L. Carey & A. Hart; Boston: Allen & Ticknor, 1833. 12mo (18.3 cm, 7.25"). 266 pp.
$750.00
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His ADDRESS forVermonters
[Sullivan, George]. An address of members of the House of Representatives of the Congress of the United States, to their constituents, on the subject of the war with Great Britain. Windsor, [VT]: Thomas M. Pomroy, 1812. 12mo (22.5 cm, 8.9"). 31, [1 (blank)] pp.
$215.00

King Edward I of England'sWELSH Castles
Taylor, Arnold Joseph.  Four great castles. [Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Wales]: Gwasg Gregynog [The Gregynog Press], 1983. Folio (26.9 cm, 10.5"). [2], vi, 70, [2] pp.; 8 plts.
$675.00
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MuchFunereal Detail . . .
(Taylor, Zachary).  Obituary addresses delivered on the occasion of the death of Zachary Taylor, president of the United States, in the Senate and House of Representatives, July 10, 1850; with the funeral sermon by the Rev. Smith Pyne, D.D. rector of St. John's church, Washington, preached in the presidential mansion, July 13, 1850. Washington: William M. Belt, 1850. 8vo. Frontis., 107, [5 (blank)] pp.
$90.00
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A Scandinavian EpicA Swedish ProductionContributions from Longfellow!
Tegnér, Esaias.  Frithiof's saga. Stockholm: Pr. for the Limited Editions Club by the Royal Printing House, 1953. 8vo. 248, [4] pp.; illus.
$85.00
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Dispatches from the Frontier
Thorpe, Thomas Bangs.  Our army on the Rio Grande. Being a short account of the important events transpiring from the time of the removal of the “Army of Occupation” from Corpus Christi, to the surrender of Matamoros; with descriptions of the battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma, the bombardment of Fort Brown, and the ceremonies of the surrender of Matamoros: with descriptions of the city, etc. etc. Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1846. 8vo (17.7 cm, 7"). [2] ff., ix, [10]–300 pp.; 9 pls.
$450.00
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Printed in London — (Re-)Bound inTrenton
Toone, William.  The chronological historian; or a record of public events, historical, political, biographical, literary, domestic, and miscellaneous; principally illustrative of the ecclesiastical, civil, naval, and military history of Great Britain and its dependencies, from the invasion of Julius Cæsar to the present time... Second edition. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, 1828. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.55"). 2 vols. I: [1] f., ii, 664 pp. II: [1] f., 747, [1] pp.
$250.00
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A Big Book Documenting a Big Era
Trevor-Roper, Hugh, ed.  The age of expansion: Europe and the world 1559–1660. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., © 1968. Folio. 360 pp.; col. illus.
$25.00

The First Anglo-Dutch War, New Amsterdam, Prisoner Exchanges, & Much More
United Provinces of the Netherlands.  Verbael gehouden door de Heeren H. van Beverningk, W. Nieupoort, J. van de Perre, en A.P. Jongestal, als gedeputeerden ... van de heeren Staeten generael der Vereenigde Nederlanden, aen de republyck van Engelandt. Gravenhage: By Hendrick Scheurleer, 1725. 4to (25.5 cm; 10"). xx, 416, 415–518, 517–716 pp.
$725.00
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The American Flag Sole Edition
United States. Congress. House.  Report of the select committee appointed on the 12th ult. to inquire into the expediency of altering the flag of the United States. January 2, 1817, read, and ordered to be printed. [Washington]: no publisher/printer, [1817]. 12mo. 3 pp.
$975.00
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Avoiding aU.S. Navy Energy Crisis (1860)
United States. House of Representatives. Committee on Naval Affairs. Contract for coal...May 24, 1860. Mr. Morse, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, made the following report. The Committee on Naval Affairs, to whom was referred so much of the annual report of the Secretary of the Navy as relates to a "conditional contract" made by him for the purpose of securing a supply of coal for the use of the navy, and other privileges in the Republic of New Granada, report as follows...." [Washington, D.C., 1860]. 2 parts in 1 vol. 79 pp., 3 large fold. maps; 15 pp.
$145.00

Mutiny at Buena Vista?
United States.  President. 1845-1849.  Message from the President...relative to an alleged mutiny at Buena Vista.... U.S. 30th Congress, 1st session, 1848. Sen. Exec. Doc. No. 62. [Washington: 1848]. 8vo. 214 pp.
$150.00
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History of the HospitallersFirst English Edition
Vertot, René Aubert, abbé de.  The history of the Knights of Malta. London: Pr. for G. Strahan, F. Gyles, Woodman & Lyon, et al., 1728. Tall folio (34.3 cm, 13.5"). 2 vols. I: [8], 487, [1], 180 pp.; 1 fold. map, 2 maps, 49 plts. II: [2], 220, 143, [1], 196, [24 (index)], 3, [1 (adv.)] pp.; 22 plts., 1 fold. map, 1 double-p. map.
$4600.00
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FIRST Accounts of a Conquest & an Attempted Conquest
The Itza Maya & the Lacandón!
Villagutierre Sotomayor, Juan de.  Historia de la conquista de la provincia de el Itza, reduccion, y progressos de la de el Lacandon, y otras naciones de indios barbaros, de la mediacion de el reyno de Guatimala, a las provincias de Yucatan, en la America septentrional. Madrid: Lucas Antonio de Bedmar y Narvaez, 1701. Folio (28.5 cm; 11.5"). Engr. “frontispiece,” [32] ff., 660 pp., [17] ff.
$28,750.00
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Individual Yankee Imperialism
Walker, William.  The war in Nicaragua. Mobile & New York: S.H. Goetzel & Co., 1860. Small 8vo. Frontis. port., xii, 431 pp., fold. map.
$775.00
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Trade in Wartime
Ward, Robert Plumer. An essay on contraband: Being a continuation of the treatise of the relative rights and duties of belligerent and neutral nations, in maritime affairs. London: J. Wright & J. Butterworth (pr. by G. Woodfall), 1801. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.75"). vii, [1 (blank)], 173–255, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacking i/ii, i.e., the half-title).
$150.00

Literature, Philosophy, PoliticsAmericana!
Wieland, Christoph Martin, ed.  Der teutsche Merkur. Weimar : Im Verlag der Gesellschaft, 1774–76. Small 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). 1774: 2 vols. (of 4). II: [1] f., 365, [1] pp. III: 397, [3] pp. 1775: 2 vols. (of 4). I: 286 pp., [1] f., [6] ff. of original wrapper. II: 286 pp., [1] f., [6] ff. of original wrappers. 1776: 2 vols. (of 4). I: [1] f., 290 pp., 4 plates II: 310 pp. [1] ff., 3 plates.
$750.00
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Decisions Best Keptfrom Public View
Witt, Johan de.  Secret Resolutien van de edele groot mog. heeren Staten van Holland en Westvriesland genomen zedert den aanvang der bedieninge van den Heer Johan de Witt als Raadpensionaris van den zelven Lande en door denseljden Heer onderscheiden Hyck van de Resolutien van Consideratie, die op zich zelfs een bysonder Werk uitmaken, by een vergadert : Beginnende met den Jaere 1653 en eindigende met dem Jaere 1668. Utrecht: by Willem vande Water, 1717. 4to (25 cm; 10"). 2 vols. I: [4] ff., 622 (i.e., 620) pp., [6] ff. II: [1] f., 687, [1 (blank)] pp., [4] ff.
$550.00
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Peruvian ConquestIllustrated
Zárate, Agustín de. Histoire de la decouverte et de laconquete du Perou. Traduite de l'Espagnol...par S.D.C. Paris: La compagnie des libraires, 1716. 8vo (17 cm, 6.75"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [40], 360 pp.; 13 (2 fold.) plts., 1 fold. map. II: [8], 479, [1 (blank)] pp.
$700.00

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