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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>A History of the American People  </b><br>, Johnson, Paul
4 Johnson, Paul ...A History of the American People

New York: Harper, 1998 0060168366
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 1088 pages with index and source notes.
 
A History of the American People proves that history can still be literature. -- National Review, Michael Lind

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; unread but with bookplate and ownership embossed seal. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 21.95 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.
5 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
6 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.
7 [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>Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest  </b><br>, [Spanish Conquest: 1519-1540, Mexico] Restall, Matthew
8 [Spanish Conquest: 1519-1540, Mexico] Restall, Matthew ...Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest

New Haven and London: Oxford University Press, 2003.
 0195160770 / 9780195160772 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 272 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm. SIGNED by the Author on a presentation bookmark.
 
Here is an intriguing exploration of the ways in which the history of the Spanish Conquest has been misread and passed down to become popular knowledge of these events.

The book offers a fresh account of the activities of the best-known conquistadors and explorers, including Columbus, CortÚs, and Pizarro.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 39.95 USD

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