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Founding of the Americas

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...<b>Siege of St. Augustine in 1702  </b><br>, Arnade, Charles W.
1 Arnade, Charles W. ...Siege of St. Augustine in 1702

Gainesville, Florida: University of Florida Press. 1959.
 Softcover.
 68 pages with extensive bibliography.
 9 inches tall.
 Illustrated with maps and drawings.
 
The Siege of St. Augustine was an action in Queen Anne's War during November and December 1702. It was conducted by English provincial forces from the Province of Carolina and their native allies, under the command of Carolina's governor James Moore, against the Spanish colonial fortress of Castillo de San Marcos at St. Augustine, in Spanish Florida.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>Order And Progress Brazil From Monarchy to Republic.</b>, Freyre, Gilberto
2 Freyre, Gilberto ...Order And Progress Brazil From Monarchy to Republic.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover.
 
Bindings square and tight, text clean. Light wear and sun-darkening to DJ now in protective Mylar sleeve.

 
Price: 12.00 USD

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...<b>Columbus Never Came.</b>, Helweg-Larsen, Kjeld
3 Helweg-Larsen, Kjeld ...Columbus Never Came.
London: Jarrolds, 1964. Second British Printing. Hardcover.
 Inscribed by Author(s)
The author's theory presented that Columbus landed on the Caicos islands, a small colony within but independent from the Bahamas.
Library discard; but has unusual inscription from author to the Bahama's first Prime Minister Sir Roland Symonette; An arrow from title with the quote"Didn't He? He Did - And so did You!! Best wishes ....."
; Book is well used library discard from Islamorada, Fla Keys; Section of lower DJ cut out as is that library's practice.
340 pages with index. map endpages.
Illustrated with photographs.

 
Price: 24.00 USD

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...<b> History of the Conquest of Mexico. with a preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortez. </b><br>, Prescott, William H.
4 Prescott, William H. ... History of the Conquest of Mexico. with a preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortez.

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1882.
 New and Revised Edition, with the Author's Latest Corrections and Additions.
 Thin Leather Hardcover.
 3 Volumes, complete. edited by John Foster Kirk.
 Each volume with a tissue-guarded Frontispiece.
 
William Hickling Prescott was an American historian, who is widely recognized by historiographers to have been the first American scientific historian. Prescott became one of the most eminent historians of 19th century America. He is also noted for his eidetic memory.

Polished leather with gilt spine titles; all edges gilt; each with a tissue-guarded frontispiece. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear, spine light sun-fading.

Some wear to edges of leather. Volume 3 has a bit more wear with a hinge starting and minor split of board at spine. Each now in a protective custom Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 80.00 USD

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...<b>The Making of America - Volume 1 - 5 [of 10] Edition De Luxe.</B>, Robert Marion La Follette - Editor-in-Chief
5 Robert Marion La Follette - Editor-in-Chief ...The Making of America - Volume 1 - 5 [of 10] Edition De Luxe.
Kearney, Nebraska: John D. Morris & Company 1905 Hardcover.
 
Half leather to marbled boards. Spine decorated with titles in gilt. Wear to all corner, edges and spine tips. Some loss at top spines. Each with tissue-guarded frontispiece and maps. Some maps fold out. Bindings square and tight. Text clean on laid paper Useable books.
Provides unparalleled insights into America at the turn of the 20th century by leading thinkers of the age. The books have series of articles. Volume 1 The People and their Social Life. Volume 2 Statesmanship and Diplomacy. Volume 3 Industry and Finance 35 articles - 13 charts. Volume 4 Trade and Commerce. Volume 5 Agriculture.

Books will ship in a box at 16 lbs. Additional postage for International and expiated shipments will be requested. Please Inquire.

 
Price: 75.00 USD

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...<b>Spanish And English Ruins In Jamaica.  </b><br>, [Archeology] Goodwin W. B.
6 [Archeology] Goodwin W. B. ...Spanish And English Ruins In Jamaica.

Meador Publishing Company, 1946.
 Hardcover.
 
Full Title: Spanish And English Ruins In Jamaica. with a brief history of that tropical paradise since it was discovered by Christopher Columbus, the great navigator, and settled by his son, Don Diego Colon in 1509 as Duke of Veragua.

Archaeological study of 16th century ruins with drawn maps, photos and drawings. Detailed, fold-out map at back of Jamaica on parchment-like paper has no flaws.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Rubs on center of front.
 
Price: 85.00 USD

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<b>A Maritime History of New York.</b>, [New York City] Compiled by WPA writers. Introduction: Fiorello H, La Guardia
7 [New York City] Compiled by WPA writers. Introduction: Fiorello H, La Guardia A Maritime History of New York.
New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1941 First Edition First Printing. Hardcover in Jacket.

 Illustrated with prints and photographs. 
Compiled from the work of more than a dozen authors, this book presents a full, considered history of the port of New York from the arrival of Hudson in 1606 to the time of publication. With a substantial bibliography and index

Blue cloth covered boards. Decorations and titles in black and gold. Decorated endpages. Top edge stained blue/green.
Bindings square and tight. Text clean, no writing but previous owners name on half-title page. Light shelf handling.
Dust jacket with price has wear to corners and white of rear panel is toned. Now in a protective Mylar sleeve.
8.5 inches tall. 341 pages.

A handsome collectible copy. Better than I usually see. 
Price: 95.00 USD

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