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The Story of Hawaii

By: Alexander, Mary Charlotte

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Co.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 49892


Pictorial hardcover, slight edge wear, former owner's name stamp inside front. Minor red spotting on cover. A solid copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages View more info

Tulips, Tears, Traumas and Turmoil

By: Allees, Arnold Edward

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Theo Gaus' Sons: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 47488


Blue cloth, slight edge rubbing, in edge rubbed, lightly tanned, and slightly wrinkled DJ. Wrinkling appears to be defective coating of paper, and is a publisher's flaw. Now protected in a mylar jacket. ; the Kennedy Era ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260 pages View more info

The Founding Fortunes A New Anatomy of the Super-Rich Families in America

By: Allen, Michael Patrick

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 44258


Just a hint of edge rubbing, in like DJ, but unfortunately the former owner glued the DJ to the endpapers. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 438 pages View more info

John and Sebastian Cabot the Discovery of North America

By: Beazley, Raymond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Burt Franklin: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 46528


Red cloth, just a hint of edge rubbing. No DJ, as issued. ; Burt Franklin Research & Source Works Series, No. 96; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 311 pages View more info

Four Americans: Roosevelt, Hawthorne, Emerson, Whitman

By: Beers, Henry A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Freeport, NY, Books for Libraries Press: 1968

Edition: 2nd ed

Seller ID: 29377


Blue cloth, , x-library w/internal, external marks Essay Index Reprint Series, reprint of 1919 work, done shortly after Theodore Roosevelt's death. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 90 pages View more info

The Invisible Scar The Great Depression, and What It Did to American Life, From Then to Now

By: Bird, Caroline

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay: 1967

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 44279


Gold cloth, slight edge wear, and very slight darkening at board edges. In edge worn , chipped DJ, with one closed tear and edge age toning. Now protected in a mylar jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 364 pages View more info

Midcentury America Life in the 1850s

By: Bode, Carl

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41051


Just a hint of edge rubbing in like DJ. Now protected in a mylar jacket. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 256 pages View more info

The Mentor Vol I, No 15, May 26, 1913. the Panama Canal

By: Bonsal, Stephen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Associated Newspaper School: 1913

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 43322


Brown/gray wrappers, slight edge wear, with long closed tears along spine fold. 12 pages of text on the progress of the canal, with 6 sepia and white photos laid in rear to illustrate the text. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 12 pgs text, 6 loose photos pages View more info

Sixteen (16) American Presidents From Washington to Lincoln

By: Bruce, David K.E.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1962

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 43431


Red cloth, moderate edge rubbing, in edge worn, scuffed, chipped DJ. With several closed tears, tape repaired. Now protected in a mylar jacket. ; 16; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 336 pages View more info

History of Brule's Discoveries and Explorations, 1610-1626 Being a Narrative of the Discovery, by Stephen Brule, of Lakes Huron, Ontario and Superior; and of His Explorations (The First Made by "Civilized Man") of Pennsylvania, Western New York and Ontario

By: Butterfield, Wilshire

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lewisburg, PA, Wennawoods Pub: 2003

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 48143


Red leatherette, nearly new, with gilt titling. #308 of 1000 copies printed. A reprint of an 1898 work. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 216 pages View more info

Rencontres sur le Mississipi, 1682-1763 (French Edition)

By: Buzhardt, Gail Alexander & Margaret Hawthorne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Jackson, MS, University Press of Mississippi: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 51386


Laminated pictorial boards, just a hint of edge rubbing. Publisher has printed a form to loan school books to students, but this form is completely clean, as delivered by publisher. Former owner's raised seal on title page. Text is in French. ; Eng&French; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 262 pages View more info

Armed and Dangerous The Rise of the Survivalist Right

By: Coates, James

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1995

Edition: 2nd ed; Third Printing

Seller ID: 50508


Just a hint of rubbing, unopened, no creases. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 294 pages View more info

The Civil Magistrates Power in Matters of Religion Modestly Debated, Impartially Stated According to the Bounds and Grounds of Scripture, and Answer ...

By: Cobbet, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Arno Press: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 50008


Blue green cloth, just a hint of edge rubbing, but x-library with internal and external marks. Reprint of 3 pamphlets, originally published in London, 1653.; Research library of colonial Americana; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 174 pages View more info

I Remember Mamie

By: D.L., Kimball

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Fayette, Iowa, Trends & Events: 1981

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 44327


Slight edge wear, corners lightly bumped, hinges weak (publisher's flaw). In very slightly edge rubbed DJ. Now protected in a mylar jacket. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. ; Signed; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Bouviers From Waterloo to the Kennedys and Beyond

By: Davis, John H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Natl Pr Books: 1993

Edition: 1st US ed

Seller ID: 44262


Just a hint of rubbing, in like DJ. Nearly new. Now protected in a mylar jacket. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 406 pages View more info

The Famous Mather Byles, the Noted Boston Tory Preacher, Poet, and Wit

By: Eaton, Arthur Wentworth Hamilton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, Gregg Press: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 48117


Blue cloth, very slight edge rubbing. x-library markings internal & external, but not circulated; American Revolutionary Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 258 pages View more info

A Wagon Train Journal, 1839 Travels in the Great Western Prairies, the Anahuac and Rocky Mountains, and in the Oregon Territory

By: Farnham, Thomas J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Monroe, OR, Northwest Interpretive Assn: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 49245


Very slight edge rubbing, no creases. Former owner's raised seal on title page. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 108 pages View more info

Report on the Ku Klux Klan

By: Forster, Arnold & Benjamin R. Epstein & Dore Schary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Anti - Defamation League of B'nai B'rith: 1965

Seller ID: 48401


Slight edge wear, and cover is age toned, particularly at edges. This covers the history of the Klan, but focuses on recent activities (1960's) and rise in the Klan responding to the Civil Rights movement. Photos of Klan events, and Klansmen. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 40 pages View more info

Year of the Big Snow John Charles Fremont's fourth expedition

By: Frazee, Steve

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1962

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 47843


Pictorial cloth with edge rubbing, corners a bit bent, with some page edge soiling, and 3 pages have a closed tear, not affecting text. In edge worn, spine faded DJ. X-library, with internal and external marks. Former owner's raised seal on title page. Now protected in a mylar jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 180 pages View more info

Triumph and Tragedy The Story of the Kennedys

By: Fuller, Keith, Project Director, and The Writers, Photographers and editors Of The Associated Press (Ap)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, The Associated Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 44259


Blue cloth, very slight edge rubbing, in like DJ. Now protected in a mylar jacket. The story of the Kennedy family, produced as a memorial to both JFK and his brother Bobby, who was assassinated in 1968.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 256 pages View more info