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The Graves Papers and Other Documents Relating to the Naval Operations of the Yorktown Campaign, July to October, 1781 [#358/650] [Publications of the Naval History Society Vol. VII]

By: Chadwick, French Ensor (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, De Vinne Press for Naval History Society: 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041013

ISBN: B002RD7948

Condition: VG+


Half vellum binding, light blue paper covered boards, lettered on spine panel and with front cover society device in gilt, deckled text block edges with top edge in gilt. lxxviii,270 pp., illus. w/ engraved plates with captioned tissue guards (with two short closed tears along top edge of frontis. guard). Covers are mildly soiled, with some spotting to spine panel vellum. Firm binding, clean interior, appears unread. No. 358 of an edition limited to 650 copies, hand-numbered colophon. View more info

Orderly Book of Lieut. Abraham Chittenden, Adj't. 7th Conn. Reg't., August 16, 1776 to September 29, 1776

By: Chittenden, Lieut. Abraham

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hartford, CT, Privately Printed: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026147

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth, bordered and lettered in black. Light shelf wear, a bit rubbed at corners and spine extremities. Complimentary tag of Newton C. Brainerd tipped in at main title. Unopened text block (uncut top edges). 67 pp. View more info

The Patriots of the American Revolution

By: Claussen, W. Edmunds

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boyertown, PA, Self-Published [Printed by Gilbert Printing Co.]: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039536

Condition: Near Fine


Light blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Top corner of front flyleaf has been clipped (approx. 2 1/2" x 1") to eliminate former owner's signature, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows light shelf wear, several tiny chips along top rear edge, mild surface rubbing to rear panel now in mylar. Nicely preserved copy. View more info

The Revolutionary War Years: The War for Independence as Seen Chiefly in Berks, Chester and Montgomery Counties, Pennsylvania, September to December, 1777 [#878/1,000, SIGNED]

By: Claussen, W. Edmunds

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Boyertown, PA, Self-Published [Printed by Gilbert Printing Co.]: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048814

ISBN: B003Y53UIW

Condition: Fine


SIGNED. Red cloth, gilt lettering. Essentially as issued. #878 of a (first and only) Bicentennial Edition, limited to 1,000 copies, signed by author on limitation page. vii,175 pp., illus. Color illus. dust jacket shows minor loss at spine extremities, 3/4" closed tear with crease at head of front joint, minor surface rubbing in a few areas, now in mylar. Alternate title: "Revolutionary War Years In Berks, Chester and Montgomery Counties, Pennsylvania, Being Chiefly Concerned from September 12 till December 18, 1777." View more info

1840 Census of Pennsylvania Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services

By: Closson, Bob and Mary (compilers)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Apollo, PA, Self-Published (Closson Press): 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003750

Condition: Near Fine


"A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshals of the Several Judicial District under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census." 36 pp., paper wraps. Slight handling wear, former owner embossed stamp on title pg. Clean interior. View more info

Revolutionary Pensioners: A Transcript of the Pension List of the United States for 1813 [Pennsylvania]

By: Closson, Bob and Mary (compilers)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Apollo, PA, Self-Published (Closson Press): 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003751

Condition: Near Fine


6 pp., paper wraps, stapled at top corner. Light handling wear, former owner embossed stamp on cover. Listings for Pennsylvania only. View more info

Karmel the Scout, or The Rebel of the Jerseys - A Story of the American Revolution

By: Cobb, Sylvanus, Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, John C. Winston Co.: 1896

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040060

Condition: Very Good


Dark teal green cloth, lettered/decorated in red and black, with color front cover pastedown illus. Cloth mildly flecked on portions of both covers, flecked with modest surface loss on spine panel, with text block edges a bit toned by age. Front fixed endpaper shows institutional book plate, and front flyleaf shows 1906 owner's inscription. v,285 pp. Firm binding, clean interior. Fiction set during the American Revolution. View more info

The Boys of '76. A History of the Battles of the Revolution. Illustrated.

By: Coffin, Charles Carleton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York and London, Harper and Brothers: 1905

Seller ID: 018043

Condition: Very Good


Light green cloth, lettered in gilt, illus. on front cover in black. Modestly rubbed spine extremities and corners, mildly soiled cloth with a few light surface marks. Split but firm front hinge, with former owner's ownership inscription on front flyleaf, which shows some silverfishing along fore-edge. Rear hinge repaired and firm. 398 pp., illus. Clean interior. Originally issued in 1876; this copy printed 1905. View more info

Days of Siege: A Journal of the Siege of Fort Stanwix in 1777

By: Colbrath, William; Larry Lowenthal (editor, commentary)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Eastern Acorn Press: 1983

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 017936

ISBN: 0915992264

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Booklet, squarish format. 64 pp., illus. Slight handling wear, almost as issued. 2nd ptg.: 1995. This printing features a color front cover illus. by Clyde Risley rather than the b&w sketch on the 2nd ptg. cover. View more info

The Continental Congress at Princeton

By: Collins, Varnum Lansing

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Library: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015755

Condition: Near Fine


Original text block newly recased in olive buckram, gold foil title stamp on spine, new endsheets, text block edges slightly trimmed. xii,295 pp., lacks frontis. engraving of Washington, all other plates present. A few minor internal repairs to closed edge tears, interior otherwise clean and bright. Durable reference copy. Scarce. View more info

The Yankee Doodler: Music, Theater and Fun in the American Revolution

By: Dannett, Sylvia G. L.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: South Brunswick, NJ, New York and London, A. S. Barnes and Co./Thomas Yoseloff Ltd.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024047

ISBN: 0498011364

Condition: VG-


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. Ex-library copy, typically stamped and marked, with dust jacket in mylar sleeve affixed to endpapers. Acceptable reference copy with firm binding, clean interior (beyond library marks), did not circulate and thus little actual wear. 320 pp.,illus. View more info

The Apostle of Liberty: A Life of La Fayette [Lafayette]

By: De La Fuye, Maurice, and Emile Babeau; Edward Hyams (transl.)

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Thomas Yoseloff: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019070

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth, gilt on black title block on upper spine panel. 344 pp. Minimally ex-library, lightly marked/stamped, little actual wear. Slight binding lean, lightly rubbed extremities, one corner slightly exposed. Former owner's address stamp and personal library inventory number on final page of text. Lacks rear flyleaf. View more info

Collections of the New-York Historical Society for the Year 1880: (I) The Trial of Major General St. Clair, August, 1778; (II) Journal of the Most Remarkable Occurrences in Quebec, 1775-1776; (III) The Case of William Atwood, Esq., 1703; (IV) Funeral Sermon on the Death of Lord Lovelace, 1709; (V) Rev. John Sharpe's Proposals, Etc., 1713; (VI) Letter of Domine Michaelius, August 11, 1628; (VII) Court of Lieutenancy, 1686-1696; Index to Vols. I-III (1878-80)

By: De Lancey, Edward F., Robert Lenox Kennedy, and George H. Moore (editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York Historical Society: 1881

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040037

Condition: Very Good


Dark green pebbled cloth, lettered in gilt. Mild rubbing to spine extremities and corners, typical toning to text block edges. Firm binding, clean interior. Historical society stamp on front endpaper and a front blank, otherwise unmarked. xv,489 pp., illus. w/ several plates including one folding, unopened along top edges. View more info

American Rebels: Narratives of the Patriots

By: Dorson, Richard M. (editor, intro.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041554

Condition: Near Fine


Yellow cloth, gilt on black title cartouche on upper spine. xi,347 pp. Slightly toned text block edges, lacking front flyleaf, approx. 15% of adjacent front blank clipped as if to remove an inscription. Color illus. dust jacket in several pieces with minimal tape repair on verso to reassemble, edge chips and several tears, now in mylar. View more info

People and Events of the American Revolution

By: Dupy, Trevor N.; Hammerman, Gay M. (editors)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York and Dunn Loring, VA, R. R. Bowker Co./T. N. Dupuy Associates: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023936

ISBN: 0835207773

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Slightly soiled at bottom text block corner, otherwise essentially as issued. Dust jacket lightly soiled on rear panel, with slight edge wear, now in archival mylar. xi,473 pp., endpaper maps. Slight rust residue from removed paper clip on front flyleaf and half-title. Review laid in. View more info

The Battle of Bunker's Hill [Philip Freneau Press Bicentennial Series on the American Revolution]

By: Elting, John R.; Harold L. Peterson (fwd.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Monmouth Beach, NJ, Philip Freneau Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021739

ISBN: 0912480114

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth, lettered and illus. in black. Very slightly rubbed at spine extremities, very slight blemish at top corner of front flyleaf from sticker removal, very nearly as issued. Former owner's embossed name stamp along fore-edge of title page, otherwise unmarked. Firm binding, clean interior. 56 pp., illus. w/ maps. View more info

The Hessian: A Novel [SIGNED]

By: Fast, Howard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016971

ISBN: 0688000533

Condition: Near Fine


Oliev cloth, lettered in dark red and silver foil. Presents essentially as issued. Three short ink marks on author's listing of titles preceding main title page, minor annotation on final page of text, else unmarked. Dust jacket shows short (approx. 1/4") closed tear at head of spine, else as issued, now in mylar. 192 pp. Signed by author in brown marker on olive front flyleaf, with slight bleed-through to verso and a hint of off-setting to half-title. View more info

George Washington, Republican Aristocrat

By: Fay, Bernard

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010220

Condition: VG+


Light blue cloth, light red title label on spine panel. xvi,297, illus. Cloth is lightly spotted in a few places, with modestly sunned spine panel, gently rubbed at extremities. Original bookseller's tag from Parnassus Bookshop (Philadelphia) on front pastedown. Final leaf (index) and rear flyleaf each show a vertical crease. View more info

Barry or Jones: "Father of the U. S. Navy" - Historical Reconnaissance [SIGNED]

By: Fink, Leo Gregory

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Jefferies and Manz: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 031526

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps, French flaps. Light shelf wear. Firm, square binding. Light foxing inside cover, otherwise clean. 138 pp., illus. Signed by author on title page. View more info

Days of History: 200 Years Ago Revolutionary Era [1775: First Year of Revolution in the American Colonies]

By: Fiore, Jordan D.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Taunton, MA, Historic Reproductions: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003305

Condition: Fine


Day by day chronology/account of events of 1774 and 1775, leading up to the Revolutionary War. As issued; dust jacket flap folds very slightly rubbed. [vii],90 pp., illus., color plates. View more info

Ebenezer Foote, the Founder, Being an Epistolary Light on His Time

By: Foote, Katherine Adelia (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Delhi, NY, Delaware Express Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000229

Condition: Near Fine


Dark red textured cloth, gilt-stamped cover device and lettering. Slightly bumped corners. American Revolution in New York State: Benedict Arnold, etc. 224 pp., frontis. View more info

Excursion of the Putnam Phalanx to Boston, Charlestown and Providence, October 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th, in the Year of Our Lord 1859 [INSCRIBED]

By: Goodwin, Horace; I. W. Stuart

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hartford, CT, Putnam Phalanx: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed Associational

Seller ID: 024104

Condition: Near Fine


Brown pebbled cloth, decorated and bordered in blind, lettered in gilt, text block edged in gilt. Modest shelf wear, spine panel somewhat sunned, minor rubbing at spine extremities. 107 pp. Inscribed on front flyleaf by I. W. Stuart, the appointed Judge Advocate of the excursion, to Miss Elisabeth Clark. Notably well preserved copy. View more info

General Greene

By: Greene, Francis Vinton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Port Washington, NY, Kennikat Press: 1970

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 032134

ISBN: 0804612714

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. Modest binding lean original to issue, otherwise "as new." Facsimile reprint of original 1893 edition. [vi],332 pp. View more info

Catholics and the American Revolution [Volume III]

By: Griffin, Martin I. J.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Self-Published: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009180

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt, deckled edges, top edge in gilt. Minor soiling, rubbed spine extremities, call label on lower spine panel. Several stamps from monastery library, otherwise unmarked. Volume III [3] only, No. 490 of 1,000. [xiii],400 pp., with list of 502 patrons at front. View more info

History of the Pennsylvania State Society, Daughters of the American Colonists

By: Gubi, Maxine, Mrs. Robert C. Clarke, Mrs. Herald A. Best (editors)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, Guttendorf Press for PA State Society, DAC: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 035996

Condition: Near Fine


Light blue leatherette paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Lightly soiled covers. Firm, square binding, clean interior. 322 pp. Scarce. View more info