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Siege of St. Augustine in 1702

By: Arnade, Charles W.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida:, University of Florida Press.: 1959.

Seller ID: 008112


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. View more info

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Santa Ana: The People, the Pueblo, and the History of Tamaya
[Native American]

By: Bayer, Laura ; Montoya, Floyd

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Albuquerque, Univ of New Mexico Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009504


Relying on oral tradition, as well as documentary sources, this book traces Santa Ana Pueblo's history from the sixteenth century to the recent past. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. ------- First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 387 pages with Chapter Notes, and index. View more info

Image for <b> For Honor & Country: Diary of Bruno De Hezeta </b><br>[Spanish Exploration; Oregon]

For Honor & Country: Diary of Bruno De Hezeta
[Spanish Exploration; Oregon]

By: De Hezeta, Bruno ; Beals, Herbert K. Translationa and Annotation

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Oregon, Western Imprints, The Press of the Oregon Historical Society: 1985

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009533


Hezeta's Diary is an account in the unembellished idiom of a seaman. But it remains a compelling yarn of high-seas adventure and discovery, set in a time [1776] when most of America's Northwest coast was terra incognita to Europeans. Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 4to; 26 cm.; 10 inches tall; 167 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. Series: North Pacific Studies. 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


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

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...Order And Progress Brazil From Monarchy to Republic.

By: Freyre, Gilberto

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A Knopf,: 1970.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 003110


Bindings square and tight, text clean. Light wear and sun-darkening to DJ now in protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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A History of the American People

By: Johnson, Paul

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New York:, Harper,: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008660


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. View more info

Image for <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>

History of the Conquest of Mexico. with a preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortez.

By: Prescott, William H.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, J. B. Lippincott,: 1882.

Edition: New and Revised Edition, with the Author's Latest Corrections and Additions.

Seller ID: 008298


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. 3 Volumes, complete. Edited by John Foster Kirk. Polished leather with gilt spine titles; all edges gilt; each with a tissue-guarded frontispiece. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light eve... View more info

Image for ...<b>The Making of America - Volume 1 - 5 [of 10] Edition De Luxe.</B>

...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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The Voyages of the Cabots and the Discovery of North America [Argonaut Press #7]

By: Williamson, James A.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Amsterdam : N. Israel; New York, Da Capo Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition, Thus. Series: Argonaut Press ; Volume 7.

Seller ID: 009549


This Argonaut Press issue is considered the essential source-book for Cabot and his voyages. Numerous documents have been discovered in the Italian, Spanish and English archives that provide new insights into these events and era. Includes: John and Sebastian Cabot, voyages in 1497 and 1498, Anglo-Portugese voyages from Bristol, North West voyage, voyages of 1517, 1521, 1527, 1536, English expeditions to North America. John Cabot (Italian: Giovanni Caboto;... View more info

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Indians of the Plains [Native Americans]

By: Wissler, Clark

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Lancaster PA, Lancaster Press: 1948

Edition: Third Edition, Fourth Printing.

Seller ID: 009529


Handbook Series No. 1. Anthropological Papers of the American . Museum of Natural History. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. 8vo; 20 cm.; 8 inches tall; 172 pages with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with maps drawings and photographs. View more info

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...Spanish And English Ruins In Jamaica.

By: [Archeology] Goodwin W. B.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Meador Publishing Company,: 1946.<br>

Seller ID: 008115


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 hand... View more info

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...Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest

By: [Spanish Conquest: 1519-1540, Mexico] Restall, Matthew

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New Haven and London:, Oxford University Press,: 2003.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 007998


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, Cort├ęs, 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. View more info