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The Preachers' Appeal of 1775 [Pennsylvania Dutch Studies No. 5]

By: Parsons, William T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Collegeville, Montgomery Co., PA, Institute on Pennsylvania Dutch Studies, Ursinus College: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030745

Condition: VG+


Ivory wraps, illus./lettered in black. Lightly soiled/toned covers. iii,58 pp. View more info

Sir Billy Howe

By: Partridge, Bellamy

Price: $29.50

Publisher: London and New York, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023758

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth, lettered in gilt. A very, very slight bit of dampstaining at bottom rear corner only, with 1935 gift inscription on front flyleaf, otherwise virtually as issued, with firm binding, clean interior. xiii,301 pp., illus. Color illus. dust jacket is lightly pitted along upper front fore-edge, mildly foxed, a bit chipped at spine extremities with slight dye run at bottom rear corner, now in archival mylar. Scarce, especially in dust jacket. View more info

Paul Revere: Artisan, Businessman, and Patriot - The Man Behind the Myth

By: Paul Revere Memorial Association;Scottish Rite Masonic Museum of Our National Heritage

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, Paul Revere Memorial Association: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023195

ISBN: 0961999918

Condition: Near Fine


Issued in conjunction with 1988-89 exhibition at Museum of Our National Heritage, Lexington, MA. Stiff illus. wraps. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued, with square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 191 pp., illus. w/ 50 b&w figures, 236 catalogued works/objects. Well preserved copy. View more info

The Book of the Continental Soldier

By: Peterson, Harold L.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034220

ISBN: B001NI69A8

Condition: VG+


Light brown cloth, lettered in dark red. MIld shelf wear, a few slight spots on upper front cover, bottom corners showing slight exposure. Firm binding, clean interior beyond former owner's address inscription on half-title. 287 pp. View more info

The Book of the Continental Soldier, being a compleat account of the uniforms, weapons, and equipment with which he lived and fought

By: Peterson, Harold L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, The Stackpole Co.: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038297

Condition: VG+


Gold cloth, lettered in dark red. Light shelf wear, with several ex-library stamps and stickers to endpapers and main title, never actually circulated. Color illus. dust jacket shows lightly sunned spine panel, call label on lower spine, tape along flap edges, presents well in mylar. 288 pp., illus. View more info

Prose and Poetry of the Revolution: The Establishment of the Nation 1765-1789

By: Prescott, Frederick C., and John H. Nelson (editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040059

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth, lettered in black. Slightly rubbed spine extremiites, text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. xxiii,266 pp. Dust jacket is typically toned and somewhat soiled, with relatively minor chipping to corners and spine extremities, spine panel darkened, some rubbing along flap folds and joints, now in mylar. View more info

An Account of the Battle of Bunker Hill, Compiled from Authentic Sources

By: Pulsifer, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, A. Williams and Co.: 1872

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040073

Condition: Very Good


Limp royal blue textured cloth, lettered in gilt. Covers lightly soiled, with slight rubbing along joints. 75 pp., folding frontis. map. Light dampstaining extends from fore-edge through most of text block, a relatively minor cosmetic distraction, map also dampstained. Minor chipping to flyleaves' fore-edges. View more info

Valley Forge: Text and Pictures--An Illustrated Account of the Encampment of the Continental Army Under Gen. Washington at Valley Forge During the Winter of 1777-78

By: Ray, Frederic

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002040

Condition: Near Fine


Blue stiff paper wraps, illus. Lightly toned, minor handling. View more info

British Redcoat 1740-1793 [Warrior Series]

By: Reid, Stuart

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Botley, Oxford, U.K., Osprey Publishing: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040684

ISBN: 1855325543

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. 64 pp., illus. in color, b&w. 4th ptg.: 2001. View more info

The Pennsylvania-German in the British Military Prisons of the Revolutionary War / The Evolution of an American Patriot / Pennsylvania-German Genealogies: The Weiser Family [Pennsylvania -- The German Influence in its Settlement and Development, Parts XXXI and XXXII] [Pennsylvania-German Society Proceedings and Addresses Vol. XXXII (32)]

By: Richards, H. M. M., and Charles F. Dapp

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Pennsylvania German Society: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039524

Condition: VG+


Light blue wraps, lettered in dark blue, deckled edges. Limited to 600 copies. Light shelf/handling wear with minor rubbing to extended cover edges, mild tanning and one stress crease along a firm, square spine. 45,68,115 pp., illus. Annual publication series for 1921 (published 1924), includes 3 lead articles (2 by Richards, 1 by Lapp), officers, minutes, reports of secretary and treasurer, biographical sketches. View more info

Valley Forge and the Pennsylvania Germans / Pennsylvania-German Dialect Writings and Their Writers [Pennsylvania German Society Vol. XXVI (26) (1915)]

By: Richards, H. M. M.; Harry Hess Reichard

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania German Society: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016564

Condition: Very Good


PGS Vol. XXVI. Proceedings and addresses at Reading, 15 Oct. 1915. Light tan stiff paper wraps, lettered in dark blue and red, with color lithographed main title page. Chipped with minor loss along front fore- and bottom edge, bottom front corner chipped away, some loss along bottom rear edge; front cover with crease along joint and somewhat brittle paper. Square, firm binding at the moment, though with several stress creases; entire text block drilled through approx. 3/4" from top and bottom edges along joint, as if once housed in some sort of binder. 73,32,400 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, ... View more info

The Spanish Town Papers: Some Sidelights on the American War of Independence

By: Robertson, E. Arnot

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017618

Condition: Near Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, pale yellow paper covered boards, lettered in red. Slightly rubbed spine extremities, slightly foxed text block fore-edge and lightly soiled top text block edge, else essentially as issued. 199 pp., endpaper maps, b&w plates. Dust jacket with price-clipped front flap, lightly rubbed at spine extremities and corners, now in mylar. View more info

The Spanish Town Papers: Some Sidelights on the American War of Independence

By: Robertson, E. Arnot

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026132

Condition: Near Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, pale yellow paper covered boards, lettered in red. Slightly rubbed spine extremities, else essentially as issued. 199 pp., endpaper maps, b&w plates. Dust jacket with possibly clipped corners (original to issue?), but price intact, mildly rubbed edges and corners. View more info

Catalogue of Manuscripts and Relics in Washington's Head-Quarters, Newburgh, New York, with Historical Sketch, and Descriptive Sketches of Revolutionary Localities in Vicinity [Catalogue Washington's Headquarters, Newburgh, N.Y.]

By: Ruttenber, E. M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Newburgh, NY, Journal Publishing House and Book-Bindery: 1890

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 028967

Condition: VG+


Dark brown cloth, decorated in blind, lettered in gilt on front cover. A bit frayed at spine extremities, corners lightly bumped. Cloth is slightly separated along front joint, but joint and binding are absolutely firm. 102 pp., b&w frontis., additional drawings and maps, catalogue with more than 900 objects. Appears to be 1st thus of a second edition, and the first to be issued in hardcover, expanding upon an 1879 edition issued in wraps. View more info

Report of the Valley Forge Park Commission - 1908

By: Sayen, William H., and A. H. Bowen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and Valley Forge, PA, James Hogan for Valley Forge Park Commission: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030490

Condition: Very Good


Booklet, gray wraps. Moderately soiled covers, rubbed along binding fold with separation from lower staple to bottom edge. Clean, intact interior excepting minor soiling along margins of main title. 31 pp., b&w photographic plates, large color folding topograpichal map bound in at front, large color folding general map bound in at rear, smaller color folding map of park and vicinity bound in at p. 15, all fully intact. Exterior presents as Good, interior and maps Near Fine to Fine. Scarce, with notably fine maps. View more info

Washington und die Helden der Revolution ... Mit einem Anhange: Die Deutschen in der Amerikanischen Revolution [Vol. I + Vol. II, Complete] [Cover Title: Life and Times of Washington]

By: Schroder, Dr. Johann Friedrich [Johann Friedrich Schroeder]; Friedrich Kapp

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, Johnson, Fry and Compagnie: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029509

Condition: Near Fine


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in full brown morocco, elaborately decorated in black and blind, lettered in gilt on central front covers and spines, 5 raised spine bands, text block edges in gilt. Text in German. Notably well preserved set showing only slight rubbing at corners and spine extremities. Firm bindings, clean interiors, intact hinges. viii,9-644 + viii,9-685 pp., illus. w/ numerous steel engravings w/ tissue guards. Vol. I shows vertical crease to front flyleaf and one engraving fore-edge slightly protruding (but firmly bound); Vol. II shows short closed tear wit... View more info

The Battle of Trenton: An Historical Narrative in Verse - The Battle of Trenton, December 26, 1776

By: Schuyler, Hamilton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Trenton, NJ, Norton, Farr and Cummings: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029901

Condition: Near Fine


Royal blue 1/4 cloth, pale yellow paper covered boards, lettered in blue, cord binding. Very slightly rubbed corners, virtually as issued. Pale yellow illus. dust jacket shows 2" tear with 1" square area of loss at top binding corner, smaller areas of loss to both rear panel corners, several other chips and tears along edges, now in mylar. 12 pp., illus. No copyright or publication dates indicated. Scarce in exceptionally scarce dust jacket. View more info

Pennsylvania 1776

By: Secor, Robert, Gen. Ed., With John M. Pickering, Irwin Richman, Glenn Ruby

Price: $8.50

Publisher: University Park, PA, Pennsylvania State University Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003894

ISBN: 027101217X

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth, gilt lettering. Almost as issued, with slight lean. Lacks dust jacket, but flaps are laid in. 380 pp., illus. Former owner bookplate on FEP. View more info

The Virginia Continental Line

By: Sellers, John R.; Edward M. Riley (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Williamsburg, VA, Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036383

Condition: VG+


Tan illus. wraps. Light shelf wear, covers a bit toned by age, square binding with one crease. v,84 pp., illus. Presentation book plate mounted inside front cover. View more info

A History of Quaker Government in Pennsylvania - Volume II: The Quakers in the Revolution

By: Sharpless, Isaac

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, T. S. Leach and Co.: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040048

Condition: Near Fine


Putty cloth, lettered in gold foil. Volume II only (of 2). Slight shelf wear, text block edges a bit toned by age, slight binding lean. Firm binding, clean interior. Former owner's book plate mounted on front fixed endpaper. [viii],255 pp., illus. View more info

Winding Down: The Revolutionary War Letters of Lieutenant Benjamin Gilbert of Massachusetts, 1780-1783, from the Original Manuscript Letterbook in The William L. Clements Library, Ann Arbor, Michigan

By: Shy, John (editor)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, University of Michigan Press/William L. Clements Library: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003616

ISBN: 0472101129

Condition: Fine


Light blue cloth, gilt lettering. As issued. 120 pp., illus. Very slightly soiled dust jacket, now in mylar. View more info

Arnold's March from Cambridge to Quebec: A Critical Study Together with a Reprint of Arnold's Journal

By: Smith, Justin H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bowie, MD, Heritage Books: 1998

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 040818

ISBN: 1556131941

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff light pink wraps, lettered in red. Minor shelf wear, text block edges a bit toned by age. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior beyond former owner's signature along top edge inside front cover. xix,498 pp., illus. Facsimile reprint of original 1903 edition. View more info

Fired by Manley Zeal: A Naval Fiasco of the American Revolution

By: Smith, Philip Chadwick Foster

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Salem, MA, Peabody Museum of Salem: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035483

ISBN: 0875770533

Condition: Fine


Red 1/4 cloth, patterned gray paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. As issued. ix,115 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Lacks original glassine wrapper, seldom found. View more info

The Battle of Trenton [Philip Freneau Press Bicentennial Series on the American Revolution]

By: Smith, Samuel Steele

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Monmouth Beach, NJ, Philip Freneau Press: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041016

ISBN: B0006BNDWK

Condition: Very Good


Goldenrod cloth, lettered in gold foil. Cloth is modestly discolored/darkened along binding, with light soiling to portions of cover cloth. Endpapers toned along hinges, otherwise clean. Firm binding, clean interior. 36 pp., illus. View more info

Massacre at Fort William Henry

By: Starbuck, David R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hanover, NH, University Press of New England: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048850

ISBN: 1584651660

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. As issued. xiii,131 pp., illus. View more info