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Plymouth 1620

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9698

Condition: Very Good


Tan wraps with titles in darker tan and decoratiof rifle, Bible and candles. Light edge and corner wear and light , general aging. Minor damage toward the top of spine . Square with a secure binding. ; Sepia-toned Drawings; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 46 pages; Interesting and attractive booklet designed to increase interest (tourism) to Plymouth. View more info

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The Maumee Valley through Fifty Years 1763 - 1813

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, The University of Michigan: 1940

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10034

Condition: Very Good


Stapled, rust-colored wrappers with black titles. Booklet is square with a secure binding. Very little wear, though there is a faint stamp in the upper left on the front that says "duplicate" along with a date. See scan. No other evidence of this being from a library. Small (quarter-sized) light dampstain on lower right corner affects most pages. ; Bulletin XXXIII of the William L. Clements Library; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Using documents an... View more info

Image for Speech of Mr. Johnson of Louisiana: the Resolution of Mr. Foot, of Connecticut,  Relative to the Public Lands, Being under Consideration

Speech of Mr. Johnson of Louisiana: the Resolution of Mr. Foot, of Connecticut, Relative to the Public Lands, Being under Consideration

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Gales & Seaton: 1830

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 10047

Condition: Very Good-


Disbound pamphlet in self-wraps. Some foxing, toning and wear, but stll square and securely bound with crisp, not britttle, paper. This is Johnson's first speech on the subject of The Public Lands; it is indicated that he later gave a follow-up speech. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 40 pages View more info

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Corporation of the Town of Detroit : Act of Incorporation and Journal of the Board of Trustees 1802-1805

By: (Audrain, Peter)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Detroit, Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library: 1922

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 14895

Condition: Very Good+


Tan cloth with black titles. Very light, general wear with some aging/light soiling on covers. A number of pages are unopened. Book is square and binding secure. Attractive copy. This is a nicely produced reprint of early Detroit incorporation documents. While not a precise facsimile, an introductory note says that the aim was to "preserve the essential characteristics of Peter Audrain's quaint record. Nice item related to Detroit, Michigan. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 8... View more info

Men from Earth

By: Aldrin, Buzz and Malcolm McConnell

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15969

ISBN: 0553053744

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book and jacket have only minor shelf wear. Signed by Aldrein on half-title. This is Aldrin's account of the apollo program that resulted in the first moon landing. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 312 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Another Such Victory : The Story of the American Defeat at Guilford Courthouse that Helped Win the War for Independence

Another Such Victory : The Story of the American Defeat at Guilford Courthouse that Helped Win the War for Independence

By: Baker, Tomas E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Eastern Acorn Press: 1992

Seller ID: 12570


Book has only very light shelf wear. Spine is neither creased nor cracked; book is square and securely bound. VG+ to NF. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 90 pages; The story of an American defeat that led to the British surrender at Yorktown. View more info

Image for The Isthmus of Tehuantepec : Being the Results of a Survey for a Railroad to Connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, Made by the Scientific Commission ...

The Isthmus of Tehuantepec : Being the Results of a Survey for a Railroad to Connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, Made by the Scientific Commission ...

By: Barnard, Major J. G. and J. J. Williams

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co.: 1852

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12646


Brown blind-stamped cloth, professionally rebacked with matching brown cloth and paper label with title and author. Original boards. Hinges have been tightened and book is square and securely bound. All lithographs of engravings are present with tissue guards along with the foldout map and chart. The interior has foxing and toning, particularly on endpapers and illustrations, There have been some old dampstains on the top that affect some inteior pages at front and back ... View more info

Image for Narratives of the Career of Hernando De Soto in the Conquest of Florida, As Told by a Knight of Elvas, and in a Relation by Luys Hernandez De Biedma, Factor of the Expedition, Volumes I and II

Narratives of the Career of Hernando De Soto in the Conquest of Florida, As Told by a Knight of Elvas, and in a Relation by Luys Hernandez De Biedma, Factor of the Expedition, Volumes I and II

By: Bourne, Edward Gaylord (ed.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Allerton Book Co.: 1922

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 13056

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Two volumes with brown cloth and gilt titles on spine. Both volumes have light wear and aging . Volume II has a couple of very small faded spots on rear on top left corner and on left edge. Both volumes are square and securely bound. ; American Explorers; B&W Frontispiece; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 223,192 pages; Translation by Buckingham Smith. These volumes seem to reprints of the 1904 edition published by A. H. Barnes. View more info

Image for Men and Issues of '92, a Grand National Portrait Gallery, Containing Photographs of Leading Men of all Parties; with a Full and Fair Presentation of the Great National Questions of the Day...also the Lives of Republican and Democratic Candidates For...

Men and Issues of '92, a Grand National Portrait Gallery, Containing Photographs of Leading Men of all Parties; with a Full and Fair Presentation of the Great National Questions of the Day...also the Lives of Republican and Democratic Candidates For...

By: Boyd, James P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Unknown, Publishers Union: 1892

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12763

Condition: with no dust jacket


Tan cloth with embossed flag decorations and silver titles. Some loss of color on decorations and general edge and corner wear. Also, light toning on foredges. However, book is square and binding is secure. Overall, VG to VG-. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 656 pages; Book discusses politics of political campaigning in 1892. Book was sold by subscription and includes black and white photos of most of the prominent politicians of the time. View more info

Image for The Western Gazetteer or Emigrant's Directory Containing A Geographical Description of the Western States and Territories, Viz. The States of Kentucky, Indiana, Louisiana, Ohio, Tenessee and Mississippi, and the Territories of Illinois, Missouri, Ala. Etc

The Western Gazetteer or Emigrant's Directory Containing A Geographical Description of the Western States and Territories, Viz. The States of Kentucky, Indiana, Louisiana, Ohio, Tenessee and Mississippi, and the Territories of Illinois, Missouri, Ala. Etc

By: Brown, Samuel R.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Auburn, H. C. Southwick: 1817

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14878

Condition: Very Good


Original full calf with some edge, corner and surface wear along with interior age toning, though overall a very attractive copy. Former owner's name on second free endpaper. Book is square and binding secure. According to Howes this is the third, perhaps, second issue of the 1st Edition with 360 pp. along with corrections and additions. This was one of the earliest emigrant's guides to the early wextern movement in the US. When this book was published, Alabama, Mississi... View more info

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The Genteel Gentile

By: Canning, Ray R. and Bevely Beeton (eds.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Tanner Trust Fund, University of Utah Library: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition, Limited; First Printing

Seller ID: 15879

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Book has only light, general wear and light aging. Jacket has had some, mainly short tears, reinforce with tape. One of these repairs on rear at bottom of spine is two inches long. The tape is on the outside of the jacket and is quite visible -- see scan. The colophon page states that this was a Limited Edition of 1250 copies. The copies were not signed. The book is signed on the ffep by Ray Canning who includes a greeting from the other editor. This book belonged to a m... View more info

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Mount Rushmore Q & A

By: Clifford, Don Nick

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona Lithographers: 2004

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 12705

Condition: Fine


Pictorial wraps with photo of Nick Clifford and Mount Rushmore. Book is about new with no flaws or aging. ; B&W and Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 69 pages; Book by Nick Clifford about Mount Rushmore and his experiences working on the sculptures. Clifford, who often sells books at the Mount Rushmore Visitors Center, is 93 and the last living person who worked on the sculture. This copy is signed and inscribed on the title page. View more info

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A Generation on Trial: USA vs. Alger Hiss

By: Cooke, Alistair

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 15199

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Book has some, mostly light. edge corenr and surface wear. Still square and securely bound. No dustjacket. Alistair Cooke was the correspondent for The Manchester Guardian who covered the trial of Alger Hiss. Cooke attempted objectivity and did not argue for either guilt or innocence. The Hiss case still polarizes liberals and conservatives. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 342 + Index pages View more info

Hernando de Soto: a Savage Quest in the Americas

By: Duncan, David Ewing

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers Inc.: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 14817

ISBN: 0517582228

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Both book and jacket have only very light wear. This was a Review Copy and publisher's materials are laid in. Solid, comprehensive account of DeSoto's exploration of the Southeastern United States in the 1500's. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 570 pages; Sold website 2.22.17 View more info

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With Fire and Sword: the Battle of King's Mountain, 1780

By: Dykeman, Wilma

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington DC, National Park Service: N.D.

Seller ID: 12567

Condition: Very Good+


Pictorial wraps with color illustration of battle and white titles. Only light wear -- spine is neiother cracked nor creased; binding is secure. ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; Good, brief account of Battle of Kings Mountain by famed Tennessee historian, Dykeman. View more info

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A Canoe Voyage Up the Minnay Sotor (2 Vol. )

By: Featherstonhaugh, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: St. Paul, Minnesota Historical Society: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 6809

ISBN: 87351-057-7

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Minor shelf wear. This copy is lacking the slipcase. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 788 pages; This is a 2 volume reprint of the 1847 book. F ederal Indian Agent George Featherstonhaugh traveled extensively in the Midwest and also came through NW GA to report on the Cherokee situation. There is a fold-out map based on his travels in the back of Vol. 2. View more info

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A Canoe Voyage Up the Minnay Sotor (2 Vol. )

By: Featherstonhaugh, George

Price: $45.00

Publisher: St. Paul, Minnesota Historical Society: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 8818

ISBN: 87351-057-7

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Minor shelf wear to books which are NF. Slipcase has some wear and scuffing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 788 pages; This is a 2 volume reprint of the 1847 book. F ederal Indian Agent George Featherstonhaugh traveled extensively in the Midwest and also came through NW GA to report on the Cherokee situation. There is a fold-out map based on his travels in the back of Vol. 2. View more info

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Selected Papers from the 1991 and 1992 George Rogers Clark Trans-Appalachian Frontier History Conferences

By: Holden, Robert K. (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vincenes, Eastern National: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10981

Condition: Near Fine


Pale blue wraps with black titles and drawing of Clark. NBook is about NF with light aging and light residue from an old price sticker top right. Square and securely bound with an uncracked and uncreased spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 143 pages; Eight essays by different scholars on Clark and the Trans-Mississippi froniter. View more info

Image for In Defense of Thomas Jefferson :The Sally Hemings Sex Scandal

In Defense of Thomas Jefferson :The Sally Hemings Sex Scandal

By: Hyland, William G. , Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martin's Press: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 11038

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Book and jacketa are new with no defects. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 292 pages; A book that suggests that Jefferson did not have an affair with Sally Henings. View more info

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Memoirs of a Maryland Volunteer. War with Mexico, in the Years 1846-7-8

By: Kenly, John R.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & Co.: 1873

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11168

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth over boards with gilt titles on spine and black, blindstamped frame and decoration on front. Book is square and binding is secure. Light edge and corner wear. Small square of adhesive residue near bottom of spine, probably from a personal library catloguing system. The book has no library markings of any sort. Pictorial bookplate on front pastedown. Except for small mark on spine, this copy is in remarkable condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 521 pages; T... View more info