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1 Blair, Henry William. The Temperance Movement: Or, The Conflict Between Man and Alcohol.
Boston: The William E. Smythe Co., 1888. First Edition. Cover rubbed at edges and corners; front joint cracked but binding cords holding firm; front hinges repaired; even browning of pages at margins. Overall a good solid copy and the folding map is very nice with just a 1" closed split at bottom edge fold junction. 
583 pp., frontis port.; 8vo; full calf; gilt stamped red & black leather spine labels; folding colored map of New York from the Battery to Central Park showing the Location of all Drinking Places; diagrams; 4 anatomical colored plates showing medical condition of kidneys, liver, stomach, etc.; many full page portraits of movement figures, etc.; front pastedown with bookplate of noted collector of books on food & drink, Marcus Crahan.


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2 Boyd, R. W., et al. The Floriau Claim.
[Washington]: [c.1852]. Old call number label on front board, no other library markings; title darkened, else near fine condition. 
[1] title,15 pp.; original sheets; bound with cloth tape into later stiff gray card boards with red cloth back.

Surveyor General Boyd, reports his opinion as to the extent of the claim of C. J. B. Floriau claim in the South Eastern Land District of Louisiana, as made by A. F. Rightor, in 1839. Traces the claim to its origins in 1755 and subsequent grant in 1763 and discusses relevant legal aspects of the land grant vis a vis the Treaty of Fountainebleau, the cessation of Louisiana to the United States in 1805 and related acts as well as Supreme Court Decisions. The report is acknowledged by General Land Office Commissioner, John Wilson who furthers the matter, stating in part: "The instigators of this bill before Congress have no other foundation for their demand but the fraudulent and incorrect survey by Rightor . . . [This Rightor, a few years later, was deprived of his commission as deputy surveyor for the district of Louisiana, in consequence of repeated frauds in his official conduct].". 
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3 Dorsey, James Owen (John Wesley Powell in charge). U. S. Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region: Contibutions to North American Ethnology, Volume VI; The Cegiha Language. Contributions to North American Ethnology Volume VI.
Washington, DC: GPO, 1890. First Edition. Hard Cover, Very Good condition 
794 pp.; 4to; cloth, spine stamped in gilt. Moderate rubbing & bumping at edges; front hinge repaired.


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4 Stefansson, Evelyn. HERE IS ALASKA.
NY: Scribner's, 1943. First Edition. Hard Cover, Near Fine 
Small 4to. 154pp. Blue cloth lettered in white. Numerous black and white photo's by Frederick Machetanz and others. Near Fine


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5 [Stanley Marcus]. Minding the Customer. A View of Customer Service and Quality. A Speech Delivered to SNCF on October 13, 1989.
Dallas Fort Worth: AMR Information Serv., 1990. Fine condition 
19 & 21 pp.; 9" x 6"; 2 volumes, one text in English, one in French; bound in a continuous, printed blue stapled wrapper in opposition, with a common back cover. Forward by David Farmer, DeGolyer Library. Introduction by Jean-Marie Metzler, SNCF [Societe Nationale de Chemins de Fer Francais].


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