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Valley Forge Yesterday and Today

By: Heaton, Ronald E.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Norristown, PA, Self-Published: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002042

Condition: Near Fine


Pictorial glossy covers. Booklet, 48 pp., illus. Light wear to edges. View more info

Portrait of Patriotism: Washington Crossing the Delaware

By: Hutton, Ann Hawkes

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Radnor, PA, Chilton Book Co.: 1975

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 023081

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue paper-covered boards, lettered in white. Very slightly rubbed extremities, slightly foxed text block edges, otherwise virtually as issued. xi,190 pp., illus. 2nd ptg.: Sept. 1975 (originally issued 1959). Dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, now in archival mylar. A notably well preserved copy. View more info

The Pennsylvania Navy, 1775-1781: The Defense of the Delaware

By: Jackson, John W.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046305

ISBN: 0813507669

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth, spine panel lettered in gold foil. Minor soiling/foxing to text block fore-edge, minor binding lean. Gift inscription inked on front flyleaf. xiv,514 pp., illus. Color illus. dust jacket shows 3" closed tear along bottom front edge, rubbing and a few short closed tears to corners and spine extremities, price clipped front flap, now in mylar. View more info

Valley Forge: Pinnacle of Courage

By: Jackson, John W.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Gettysburg, PA, Thomas Publications: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046590

ISBN: 0939631601

Condition: VG+


Black color illus. wraps. Mild rubbing to edges, a bit of handling wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. xv,331 pp., illus., maps. View more info

Swedish Contributions to American Freedom 1776-1783, Including a Sketch of the Background of the Revolution together with an Account of the Engagements in which Swedish Officers Participated and Biographical Sketches of These Men [2 Volumes]

By: Johnson, Amandus

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Swedish Colonial Foundation: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018952

Condition: Fine


Light blue buckram, bordered, lettered and with front panel armorial device in gilt, top edge in gilt, deckled edges. Lovely, unblemished, essentially "as issued" copy. Complete in two volumes (I: 1953; II: 1957). xvii,694 + xx,468 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Unopened (uncut edges). Part VII, collectively, of The Swedes in America 1638-1938 in Ten Parts. View more info

General Washington [Great Commanders]

By: Johnson, Gen. Bradley J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co.: 1894

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040049

Condition: Good


Light green cloth, lettered in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. Moderate wear, with some soiling to covers, mild rubbing to spine extremities. Text block edges a bit toned by age. Binding firm. xiii,338 pp. Short fore-edge closed tear to two early leaves, scattered light internal soiling. 1st edition w/ matching dates. Former owner's address inscription and calligraphic (color illuminated) signature on front blank preceding half-title. View more info

The Yorktown Campaign and the Surrender of Cornwallis, 1781

By: Johnston, Henry Phelps

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Eastern National: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 020722

ISBN: 0915992191

Condition: Near Fine


1997 printing, facsimile reprint of original 1881 Harper edition. 206 pp., illus. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. View more info

Annual Proceedings 1902-1903, Pennsylvania Society of Sons of the Revolution ["The Camp on the Neshaminy," Bucks County, Pennsylvania]

By: Jones, Charles Henry (main author)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Sons of the Revolution: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016966

Condition: VG+


Tan 3/4 cloth, royal blue cloth, lettered in gilt, patterned endpapers, deckled edges. Minimally ex-library, non-circulating institutional collection, with small call label on lower spine, else unmarked. Front flyleaf shows gift inscription to Bucks County Historical Society, 1915. Lightly soiled cloth, a few light surface marks on rear panel. List of officers of General Society; founders of the Pennsylvania Society, with lists of officers, managers, standing committees, and color guard 1902-03; officers, managers, delegates from organization (1888) to date of publication (1903); proceedings o... View more info

Valley Forge Park: An Historical Record and Guide Book

By: Jones, Gilbert S.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Valley Forge Park Commission: 1947

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 020633

Condition: VG+


Booklet, pale yellow illus. wraps. Lighlty soiled covers, minor wear at corners. 48 pp., illus., maps. View more info

Contrecoeur's Copy of George Washington's Journal for 1754 [Pennsylvania Historical Source Reprints]

By: Kent, Donald H. (editor)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission [PHMC]: 1952

Edition: First Separate

Seller ID: 039817

ISBN: B003BGYB9Q

Condition: VG+


Booklet, royal blue wraps, lettered in black. Small area of loss along binding fold on front cover at lower staple, mild spotting to upper text block fore-edge. 36 pp., illus., maps. Off-print. Rpt. from Pennsylvania History XIX.1 (Jan. 1952). View more info

Letters on the American Revolution in the Library at "Karolfred" [Volume II] [INSCRIBED Presentation Copy]

By: Kirkland, Frederic R. (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York and Wynnewood, PA, Coward-McCann, Inc. for Frederic R. Kirkland: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Descendant

Seller ID: 041036

ISBN: B009AGEDLM

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt, deckled text block edges. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed at corners and spine extremities, lightly foxed top text block edge. Light vertical line on front cover appears to be flaw in cloth original to issue. 128 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Association/presentation copy, inscribed by Benjamin Kirkland (author's son) on front flyleaf, personalized. Limited to 500 copies, this copy out of series. The first volume of this set was issued in 1941. View more info

Be Glad Then America: A Decent Entertainment from the Thirteen Colonies [The Libretto of a Musical and Dramatic Entertainment] [SIGNED]

By: La Montaine, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: State College, PA and Hollywood, CA, Institute for the Arts and Humanistic Studies, Pennsylvania State University / Fredonia Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005913

Condition: VG+


Ivory stiff paper, 44 pp., illus. Modestly soiled front cover with creasing to top corner, wear to top corners of some interior leaves. Signed by author in red marker on front cover; unfortunately also signed on front cover by a shameless former owner. View more info

Dr. Bard of Hyde Park: The Famous Physician of Revolutionary Times Who Saved George Washington's Life

By: Langstaff, John Brett; Nicholas Murray Butler (intro.)

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Co.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023645

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth, lettered in orange and black. Very slightly rubbed extremities, virtually as issued, contents very slightly age-toned. 365 pp. Illus. dust jacket mildly rubbed/chipped at corners and spine extremities, now in archival mylar. Quite decently preserved. View more info

Dr. Bard of Hyde Park: The Famous Physician of Revolutionary Times Who Saved George Washington's Life

By: Langstaff, John Brett; Nicholas Murray Butler (intro.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Co.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024105

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth, lettered in orange and black. Very slightly rubbed extremities, virtually as issued, contents very slightly age-toned. 365 pp. Illus. dust jacket chipped at corners and head of spine, lightly rubbed at heel of spine, some creasing along top rear edge, now in archival mylar. View more info

Loyal Whigs and Revolutionaries: The Making of the Revolution in New York, 1765-1776

By: Launitz-Schurer Jr., Leopold S.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, New York University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035481

ISBN: 0814749941

Condition: Fine


Red cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. xiv,225 pp. Dust jacket shows light dampstaining to upper front panel, several short closed edge tears, 3/4" closed tear with creasing at top rear joint, now in mylar. View more info

The Papers of Henry Laurens [Vols. I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX - 9 Volumes (of 16)]

By: Laurens, Henry; Philip M. Hamer, George C. Rogers, Jr., David R. Chesnutt, C. James Taylor (editors); Maude E. Lyles, Peggy J. Wehage-Clark, Walter B. Edgar, David Fischer (editorial assts.)

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Columbia, PA, University of South Carolina Press for South Carolina Historical Society: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041736

Condition: Near Fine


First nine (9) volumes of a set eventually completed in 16, uniformly bound in purple and dark gray cloth, lettered in silver foil. All volumes are first editions, issued 1968-88. Papers span 1746-1777, including Laurens' tenure as president of the Second Continental Congress. All volumes exhibit light shelf wear with mild spotting to top text block edges, several with light spotting to cover cloth. Vol. III shows mild binding lean, and several bindings are slightly cupped, indicating light use. All volumes minimally VG+, most Near Fine. Vols. II and IV-VIII in dust jackets, other volum... View more info

The Story Fort Roberdeau Park - Its Founder and Its Development [Blair County, Pennsylvania]

By: Lauver, Robert F. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hollidaysburg, PA, Fort Roberdeau Office: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028780

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, tan illus. wraps. Slightly handled, nearly as issued. iv,32 pp., illus. View more info

Music for Patriots, Politicians, and Presidents: Harmonies and Discords of the First Hundred Years

By: Lawrence, Vera Brodsky

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Publishing Co.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024042

ISBN: 0025693905

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Mildly rubbed edges and extremities, text block edges a bit toned by age. Dust jacket shows approx. 1 1/2" closed tear with tape repair at head of spine, a few short closed tears along bottom edge, minor loss/soiling along bottom rear edge, creased front flap, now in archival mylar. 480 pp., color illus. endpapers, fully illus. in black and white. View more info

Naval Records of the American Revolution 1775-1788 [Library of Congress]

By: Lincoln, Charles Henry (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., GPO: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017623

Condition: Good-VG


Burgundy ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt, deckled text block edges. Ex-library, non-circulating, minimally marked/stamped. Bruise on lower spine where call label has been removed, panel itself a bit sunned; chipped and frayed spine extremities, mildly rubbed corners. "Discard" stamps on front and rear pastedowns. Approx. 2" x 1/2" piece of lower title page along fore-edge neatly clipped away, with no loss to any text. 549 pp. Firm binding, intact text block, acceptable reference copy. View more info

Pennsylvania in the War of the Revolution, Battalions and Line. 1775-1783 -- Volume 1

By: Linn, John Blair, William Henry Egle, and Joseph McClellan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wentworth Press: 2016

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 044753

ISBN: 1363402862

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff black and gold wraps, lettered in white. Minor shelf wear, binding slightly bowed but firm and uncreased. 794 pp. View more info

France Views America 1765-1815: An Exhibition to Commemorate the Bicentenary of French Assistance in the American War of Independence

By: Low, Betty-Bright P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wilmington, DE, Eleutherian Mills Historical Library: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013158

ISBN: 0914650165

Condition: Near Fine


80 pp., illus., 242 catalogued entries. Exhibition catalogue. Light edge/corner wear. View more info

Military Journals of Two Private Soldiers, 1758-1775, With A Supplement Containing Official Papers on the Skirmishes at Lexington and Concord [The Era of the American Revolution Series]

By: Lyon, Lemuel, and Samuel Haws [Abraham Tomlinson (comp.); Benson J. Lossing (intro., notes)]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Da Capo Press: 1971

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 013111

ISBN: 0306701340

Condition: Fine


Unabridged republication of the 1st (1855) edition. Burgundy cloth, lettered in gold foil. Very slightly rubbed at spine extremities, essentially as issued. 121 pp. Exceedingly scarce. View more info

The Life of [John] Paul Jones [Vol. I + II, Complete - 2nd Edition, copy of Henry A. Muhlenberg]

By: Mackenzie, Alexander Slidell, U.S.N.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1845

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 040040

Condition: Good


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in original brown cloth, spine panels lettered in gilt. Both volumes show chipping to spine extremities, with approx. 15% loss of spine panel to Vol. I and 10% to Vol. II, also exposure and/or loss at corners. Front cover of Vol. I shows some surface loss, slight on front cover of Vol. II. Firm bindings, clean interiors other than scattered foxing, generally light, ranging toward moderate. 6,xiii,260 + ix,308 pp., engraved Vol. I frontis. w/ tissue guard. Howes M 135. Front fixed pastedown of each volume shows book plate (covering original sig... View more info

Battle of Paoli [SIGNED]

By: McGuire, Thomas J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 041803

ISBN: 0811701980

Condition: Fine


SIGNED. Brown 1/4 cloth, pale orange paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. xviii,270 pp. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. Signed by author on page opposite main title, full signature with generic "With best wishes" inscription. View more info

Battle of Paoli [SIGNED]

By: McGuire, Thomas J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 044257

ISBN: 0811701980

Condition: Fine


SIGNED. Brown 1/4 cloth, pale orange paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. xviii,270 pp. 3rd ptg. Color illus. dust jacket shows 1/4" closed tear at head of front joint, otherwise as issued, now in mylar. Signed by author on page opposite main title, full signature, personalized. View more info