San Francisco: Bishop & Cucuel, 1885. 62,  pp. Original printed wrappers [some chipping to edges and spine, light "sample copy" rubberstamp on front wrap], with wrapper title [as issued]. Light wear, quite clean. Small metal hanging tab pressed into front inside margin of booklet. Very Good. Information, State-by-State...
1863. 5.5" x 8" partly printed document, completed in ink script. Mounted, lightly worn, Very Good.
New York: Wm. C. Bryant & Co., Printers, 1853. 94pp. Disbound, original printed front wrapper. Institutional rubberstamp on title page. Else Very Good. "Compliments of Geo. Gifford" in ink manuscript at head of front wrap. Gifford argued for Morse. His opponent was Salmon P. Chase, the anti-slavery politician who...
[Washington: 1858]. 16pp, bound in modern plain wrappers. Last leaf with some chipping to the blank inner margin. A couple of spots. Good+. O'Rielly, who came to Rochester from Ireland, made major contributions to the development of the telegraph, first in collaboration with Samuel Morse and then as a competitor...
Washington: R.O. Polkinhorn, Printer, 1877. 30, , [1 blank] pp. Original printed tan wrappers [some scoring, loosening, light chipping], stitched. Rear wrap has engraving of the U.S. Patent Office. Light staining to the outermost edges of text, else clean. Good+. The inner front wrapper advertises the Washington firm of...
36TH Cong., 1st Sess. SMD52. 1860. 16pp, dbd, Very Good.
[Chicago? 1897? (listed as copyright date)]. , -103pp. Original brown cloth [moderately worn, some worm holes, hinges reinforced with cloth tape]. Text lightly tanned, minimal spotting. Good+. OCLC 34295849 .
Portland [ME]: Brown, Thurston & Co. 1866. Original printed wrappers with wrapper title [as issued]. Stitched, 62pp. Near Fine. A Jacksonian Democrat from Maine, Smith served in Congress during the 1830's, then practiced law and was a partner with Samuel F.B. Morse in developing the telegraph. Here Smith was charged...
Bruxelles: Typographie Ve Ch. Vanderauwera, 1878. 16pp. Half-title. Black and white diagrams of telegraphs on six folding charts. Original printed front wrapper [chipped, worn, paper stamp remnant]. Minor foxing and wear. Good+. OCLC 44061641 . Not in Eberstadt, Decker.
1883. 47th Cong., 2d Sess. HED. No. 67. 1883. 3pp. Folding map of telegraph lines in the U.S. disbound. Very Good.
30th Cong., 2d Sess. HED21. 1849. 13pp, dbd, some spotting. Good+.
1885. 48th Cong., 2nd Sess. SED51. 1885. 29pp, disbound, loosening. Very Good.
40th Cong., 2d Sess. HED241. 1868. 3, [1 blank] pp. Disbound. Caption-title [as issued]. Very Good.
Great Salt Lake City: Elias Smith, Public Printer, 1863. 15, [1 blank] pp. Original printed front wrapper [faint rubberstamp], disbound, else Very Good. The main accomplishment of this Legislative session was a statute regulating the confidentiality and privacy of telegraph communications. OCLC 2012044  [as of December 2012].
[Washington: 1866]. 1, [3 integral blanks] pp, folded. Lightly age toned, light spotting. Two horizontal folds [splits along folds]. Fragile, Good.
New York: 1873. Original printed front wrapper [rubberstamp, spine wrappers eroded]. Stitched [bit of loosening], 170pp. A clean text. Good+. On the development of the Western Union Company, and its argument against government ownership of telegraph facilities. Not in Eberstadt, Decker.