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A New Look at Tennessee History

By: Dyer, J. Pope

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Tennessee:, Self-published: 1980

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009249

Condition: Fine


SIGNED with date by the author. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. No flaws to note. View more info

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Letters of John and Abigail Adams 1762 to 1826

By: Adams and Abigail Adams, John. With a forward and introduction by William J. Bennett.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA:, Westvaco,: 2001.

Edition: Limited Edition.

Seller ID: 009263

Condition: Fine in a Fine Slip-case


The 44th volume in the Westvaco Christmas series. 8vo; 133 pages followed by publisher information. Illustrated. Originally published in 1875. Illustrated with eleven colored plates as "a brief pictorial history of the design of our flag from 1775 to the present" and portraits of the Adams. Fine in 1/4 dark red cloth and printed paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with decorated end sheets. Without a dust jacket as issu... View more info

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Alabama: Mounds to Missiles

By: Akens, Helen Morgan & Brown, Virginia Pounds

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Huntsville, Alabama, The Strode Publishers: 1962

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009332

Condition: Very Good


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light edge wear and sun-fading on the spine. 8vo; 196 pages with index; Illustrated by Don Davis. 9.75 inches tall. View more info

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A History Of The American Revolution

By: Alden, John R.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Da Capo Press,: 1989.

Seller ID: 008882

ISBN: 0306803666


The history of the American rebellion against England, written by one of America's preeminent eighteenth-century historians, differs from many views of the Revolution. It is not colored by excessive worship of the Founding Fathers but, instead, permeated by sympathy for all those involved in the conflict. Clearly the best one-volume history of the Revolution written so far. -- Jack P. Greene, Professor of History, John Hopkins University No Flaws or Blemi... View more info

Image for <b> George Washington, Spymaster: How the Americans Outspied the British and Won the Revolutionary War </b><br>[Espionage] [Children's]

George Washington, Spymaster: How the Americans Outspied the British and Won the Revolutionary War
[Espionage] [Children's]

By: Allen, Thomas B.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Washington, DC:, National Geographic Children's Books,: 2004.

Seller ID: 008598

ISBN: 0792251261<br>

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.


The compelling narrative reveals the surprising role played by the first commander-in-chief, General George Washington in the War of Independence.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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Dr. Alexander Garden of Charles Town

By: Berkeley, Edmund; Berkeley, Dorothy Smith

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC:, University of North Carolina Press,: 1969.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009038

Condition: Very Good in a Very Good Dust Jacket.


Alexander Garden, physician and naturalist of the colonial period and one of the outstanding American scientists of the 18th century. The gardenia is named after him. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear with minor wear at spine tips. View more info

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...Family History

By: Canby, Henry Seidel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass:, The Riverside Press,: 1945.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004264


Illustrated. Red buckram cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles. Light handling wear. Text clean mild toning. Includes letters exchanged between Canby and Thomas Jefferson regarding Jefferson's religion. Canby was considered a leading figure in American literary criticism. He was on the faculty of Yale and was an editor of the New York Post. View more info

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Drawings of the North American Indians
[Native Americans]

By: Catlin, George

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday: 1984

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009485

ISBN: 0385191197

Condition: Fine


Splendid facsimile of one of Catlin's rare "Souvenir Albums," of which only ten are known to exist, being made up of drawings he made during his travels through the heartland of North America in the 1830's. George Catlin (1796 - 1872) was an American painter, author, and traveler, who specialized in portraits of Native Americans in the Old West. Traveling to the American West five times during the 1830s, Catlin was the first white man to depict Plains Indians in ... View more info

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Old Virginia and Her Neighbours In Two Volumes

By: Fiske, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston and New York:, Houghton Mifflin and Company,: 1897.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009233

Condition: Good


Beginning with Elizabethan-era voyages to the New World, particularly Sir Walter Raleigh and Richard Hakluyt and then quickly progresses to the story of Virginia -- starting with -- and continuing until 1753. This history also includes Maryland and the Carolinas.Navy-blue publisher's cloth, top edge gilt, Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Hinges starting in volume 1Gift inscription on front free endpage of volume... View more info

Image for ...<b> Missions to the Calusa (Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series) </b><br>

... Missions to the Calusa (Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series)

By: Hann, John H.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida:, University Press of Florida,: 1991.<br>

Seller ID: 008120

ISBN: 0813010756<br>


Over two centuries the Calusa’s relations with the Spaniards changed from wariness and hostility to a solid alliance with them against other Europeans. During the final fifty years of Calusa existence as a culture, other Native Americans, acting as agents of European opportunists, literally pushed the Calusa into the sea. This is an exhaustive and diverse set of documents which locates the Calusa in their rightful place of importance in North American ethnography. View more info

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In and Out of the Old Missions of California. An Historical and Pictorial Account of the Franciscan Missions.

By: James, George Warton

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown and Company., Little, Brown and Company,: 1905

Edition: First Edition – First Printing

Seller ID: 005845


Bindings square and tight. Minimal shelf wear with a slight pull on top spine band. Text clean. 392 pages. 8.75 inches tall. A handsome and collectible copy. View more info

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The Flames of Time [Historical Fiction] [Spanish Florida]

By: Kendrick, Baynard

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribne''s Sons: 1948

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 009626

Condition: Near Fine


Kendrick's first work of historical fiction, taking place in Florida during the period 1787 to 1812. Orphan Artillery Ames is raised and rigorously educated and trained by outlaw Dan McKetch before going to live in an Indian village after rescuing the Indian prince Hasse Micco. When McKetch is betrayed to the Spaniards, Artillery lends his allegiance to the U.S. in fighting the Spanish. The action takes place in the Jacksonville / St Augustine region of east coast Florid... View more info

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Journey into America
[Lynn Ward]

By: Peattie, Donald Culross

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Boston:, Houghton Mifflin Company,: 1943.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. [Ref: McBride]

Seller ID: 008851


Color frontispiece, title page, dust jacket and endpages by Lynn Ward. Rarely did the honored illustrator work in color. A series of short stories exploring vignettes of American history.“….adventuring into America, historically, geographically, biographically. It is fragmentary, but it blends into a whole. George Washington, and his mother; Kit Carson, Jim Bridger, Daniel Boone -- from new angles; equally important the nameless men of Marblehead; th... View more info

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...The Making of America - Volume 1 - 5 [of 10] Edition De Luxe.

By: Robert Marion La Follette - Editor-in-Chief

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kearney, Nebraska:, John D. Morris & Company: 1905

Seller ID: 004404


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 Stat... View more info

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Sarmiento's Travels in the U.S. in 1847

By: Rockland, Michael Aaron

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New Jersey:, Princeton University Press,: 1970.

Edition: First Edition – Second Printing

Seller ID: 005883

ISBN: 0691046026


Bindings square and tight. Minimal handling wear. Text clean and bright. Dust jacket has minor shelf aging. Domingo Faustino Sarmiento (1811-1888), Argentine educator, statesman, and writer, self-educated after the model of Benjamin Franklin, was "not a man but a nation," in the words of Mrs. Horace Mann. Like De Tocqueville, this remarkable man visited the United States in its early years and wrote a detailed account of this new phenomenon. Full of shrewd soci... View more info

Image for ...<b>Dr. Franklin Goes to France:  How America Was Born in Monarchist Europe  </b><br>

...Dr. Franklin Goes to France: How America Was Born in Monarchist Europe

By: Schiff, Stacy

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, England:, Bloomsbury Publishing,: 2005.<br>

Edition: First British Edition – First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 007169

ISBN: 0747569231


The author brings Franklin's Parisian adventure vividly to life in this rousing tale of international intrigue. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Flirtations in America, or, High Life in New York.

By: Sealsfield, Charles [Carl (or Karl) Anton Postl]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: [date Unknown], T.B. Peterson and Bros.,: [date Unknown] c1840

Edition: First Edition - First Printing.

Seller ID: 007975


A romance of fashionable life in New York during the great speculation of 1836. From Cover: “Life Among the Upper Ten”. Written in the form of a novel, from the Preface written by a person well acquainted with the upper circles. 1 preliminary leaf, 7-287 pages; 9.75 inches tall. Text printed in double columns. Text clean with even moderate toning and occasional spotting. Brown paper wrappers, glued spine. Wear to wrappers and some to corners of text-block. Upper s... View more info

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Washington Walked Here; Alexandria on the Potomac, one of America's first "new" towns

By: Somerville, Mollie D.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Society Daughters of American Revolution: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009660

ISBN: 0874911265

Condition: New


Third Printing; No Flaws or Blemishes; but for a minor closed tear on upper front edge of Dust Jacket. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Gift Quality. View more info

Image for ...<b> The Witchcraft Delusion in Colonial Connecticut 1647-1697  </b><br>

... The Witchcraft Delusion in Colonial Connecticut 1647-1697

By: Taylor, John M.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Stratford, Conn:, J. Edmund Edwards, Publisher,: 1969.<br>

Edition: Limited edition #212 of 1000. Reprint of the 1908 edition. <br>

Seller ID: 007450


A study based on many years of research into court records and manuscripts in private collections of the hysteria in Connecticut counterpart which coincided with that of Salem, Massachusetts.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. SIGNED by the Editor, J. Edmund Edwards. 172 pages, index, bibliography View more info

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A Landmark History of New York: Including a Guide to Commemorative Sites and Monuments

By: Ulmann, Albert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York – London, D. Appleton-Century Company,: 1939

Seller ID: 005750


Navy blue cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles and color paste-on. Bindings square and tight. Text clean and very bright. 440 pages with Index. 8.25 inches tall. Dust jacket light handling wear with price of $3.50, in a protective Mylar sleeve. View more info