Please contact us if offered this book. In addition to the description below, it also is housed in a clamshell case. HUGHES, Henry. Treatise on Sociology, Theoretical and Practical. Philadelphia: Published for the Author, 1854. First edition. Octavo. 292 pp. plus two folding charts. Publisher's sage cloth with large blind-blocked arabesques on covers, gilt spine lettering. Tips lightly bumped and ... [more]

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In an effort to assist in the recovery of materials missing as a result of the Carnegie Library theft, the ABAA would like to bring to the public's attention the list of items believed stolen. Click t... [more]

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For decades, rare-book dealers have used printed catalogs to inform collectors of their available items. In the internet age, these print catalogs persist -- in fact, have often become things of beaut... [more]

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The Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA) is a trade association of rare booksellers that was formed 60 years ago. We have 450 members who specialize in books in all fields, as well as maps, prints, documents and autographs. While our members sell, buy, and appraise books and printed matter, our staff can assist you with finding a bookseller and with other trade-related matters.