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Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris, the Rake Who Wrote the Constitution [SIGNED]

By: Brookhiser, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 037917

ISBN: 0743223799

Condition: Fine


Burgundy two-tone paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. One leaf (pp. 101-02) creased, otherwise as issued. xviii,251 pp. Signed by author on lower main title, full signature, no personalization or date. Scarce signed copy. View more info

Dames and Daughters of the Young Republic

By: Brooks, Geraldine

Price: $23.50

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003399

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, gilt stamped lettering. 287 pp., illus. w/ plates. Lightly sunned spine panel, a bit frayed at top extremity, else quite nicely preserved. Front hinge slightly starting, binding firm, a few former owner signatures on front endsheets. Interior fully intact. Scarce. View more info

The Study of American Folklore: An Introduction

By: Brunvand, Jan Harold

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton: 1968

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 013829

ISBN: 0393098036

Condition: Fine


Burgundy cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Slight edge wear to dust jacket, spine panel a bit sunned. xiii,383 pp. 1st edition, with "1" present in number line, but presence of ISBN number mandates that this copy cannot date to 1968 (pre-ISBN). View more info

March of the Iron Men: A Social History of Union Through Invention

By: Burlingame, Roger

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Universal Library/Grosset and Dunlap:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 029337

Condition: Very Good


Stiff wraps. Undated reprint, first issued 1938 in hardcover. Universal Library UL-74. Modest shelf wear with a bit of surface rubbing, original price sticker remnant at top front cover corner, a few mild stress creases along a firm, square binding. Small punch-hole along rear cover fore-edge. xvi,500 pp. View more info

Early English and French Voyages, Chiefly from Hakluyt 1534-1608

By: Burrage, Henry S. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1932

Seller ID: 024814

Condition: Good-VG


Dark green cloth, lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear, cloth lightly flecked on portions of both covers. Moisture exposure evident along lower fore-edge/corners of both covers and bottom text block corner, a relatively minor cosmetic issue. Mild foxing to endpapers. xii,451 pp. View more info

Camping & Tramping with Roosevelt

By: Burroughs, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046637

ISBN: B00087QXJC

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth, lettered in brown. Slight shelf wear. Former owner's book plate mounted on front fixed endsheet (inside front cover), partial toning to front endsheets. xv,111 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Oct. 1907 publication provided on copyright page, but no date on main title, thus not a 1st ptg. (but early). A well preserved copy with only minor faults. View more info

Jefferson Vindicated: Fallacies, Omissions, and Contradictions in the Hemings Genealogical Search [SIGNED]

By: Burton, Cynthia H.; James A. Baer, Jr. (fwd.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Keswick, VA, Cynthia H. Burton: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: RS265

ISBN: 0976777509

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Slightly thumbed covers, with slight binding lean original to issue. xi,194 pp. Signed by author on lower main title, full signature, also inscribed, personalized and signed again as "Cyndi" on main title. View more info

Where the Old Roads Go: Driving the First Federal Highways of the Northeast

By: Cantor, George

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Perennial Library-Harper and Row: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036772

ISBN: 0060965088

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Sunned spine panel, text block edges a bit toned, otherwise nearly as issued, with square, uncreased binding, clean interior. viii,360 pp. Former owner's name stamp inside front cover. View more info

Written on the Body: The Tattoo in European and American History

By: Caplan, Jane (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000440

ISBN: 1861890621

Condition: Fine


Very slight wear to bottom textr block corner, virtually as issued, new/unread. Square, uncreased binding. xxiii,318 pp., illus. View more info

Written on the Body: The Tattoo in European and American History

By: Caplan, Jane (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007735

ISBN: 1861890621

Condition: Fine


Very slight wear to bottom textr block corner, virtually as issued, new/unread. Square, uncreased binding. xxiii,318 pp., illus. View more info

The American Sentaor. Or A Copious and Impartial Report of the Debates in the Congress of the United States: Including All Treaties, Addresses, Proclamations, &c Which Occur During the Present Session, Being the Second of the Fourth Congress [Vol II of 3]

By: Carpenter, Thomas

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Printed for the Author: 1797

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 027305

Condition: Near Fine


Original edition, handsomely rebound in gray (1/4) and light blue (3/4) paper covered boards, with dark red lettering on gray title label mountd on upper spine, new tan laid paper endsheets and front/rear blanks. No binder's tag, but a very professional job. 344,[4] pp. (of 355), index at rear. Note: as issued, Vol. II contains 355,[4] pp. and Vol. III, continuously paginated, contains 367-787,[13] pp., so clearly this copy lacks pp. 345-55, but the index at rear, 4 p... View more info

Where Have All the Flowers Gone?: The Fall and Rise of the Woodstock Generation

By: Casale, Anthony M.; Lerman, Philip (editors)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Kansas City and New York, Andrews and McMeel: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016299

ISBN: 0836218477

Condition: VG+


Dark red 1/4 cloth, blue paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Some underlining and marginal bracketing through about p. 23, an instance or two after that, otherwise as issued. x,254 pp. Light shelf wear to dust jacket. View more info

Apostles of the Self-Made Man: Changing Concepts of Success in America

By: Cawelti, John G.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1965

Seller ID: 001134

Condition: Very Good


2nd ptg.: 1968. xiv,279 pp. Slight wear to edges, scattered internal underlining. View more info

A Separate Battle: Women and the Civil War

By: Chang, Ina

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Lodestar/Dutton: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002333

ISBN: 0525673652

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library with the usual marks, only slight wear, dust jacket protected in Brodart sleeve. View more info

Citizen Nader

By: Charles McCarry, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Saturday Review Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046119

ISBN: 0841501637

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Spine foil lettering is dulled by age, otherwise volume as issued. Dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear, with slight wrinkle to bottom front panel corner, now in mylar. xiv,335 pp. 1st edition, no additional ptgs. indicated. Very nicely preserved copy. View more info

Seed of Liberty: The Story of the American Colonies

By: Chatterton, E. Keble

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, The Bobbs-Merrill Co.: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042887

ISBN: B014E1318S

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, lettered in black. Minor shelf wear, cloth lightly soiled, call number on lower spine blacked out (no other ex-libris marks or stamps). Minor glue residue to lower front fixed endpaper. Firm binding with mild lean, clean interior. Stated first edition. [xi],356 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

Remember When: A Loving Look at Days Gone By, 1900-1942

By: Churchill, Allen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Ridge Press/Golden Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002586

Condition: Very Good


Purple cloth, toned toward edges with cloth somewhat flecked. Mildew staining (not active) to rear panel. Very slight waviness to later leaves, also from moisture contact. Slight edgewear to dust jacket and some surface marks, vertical crease on front flap. Well illustrated American social history and popular culture from the Ragtime era to the start of WW2. View more info

Presidential Problems

By: Cleveland, Grover

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London and New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons/The Century Co.: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046286

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt, deckled text block edges. Corners rubbed with minor exposure, rubbed spine extremities with short tear at heel of spine. xi,281 pp. Firm binding, clean interior, with lightly toned flyleaves. View more info

The Age of Enterprise: A Social History of Industrial America

By: Cochran, Thomas C., and William Miller

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co.: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047014

ISBN: B0006D61NG

Condition: Fine


Salmon cloth. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket slightly toned by age, otherwise virtually as issued, now in mylar. x,394 pp. 8th ptg.: 1958. View more info

Abraham Lincoln [Life of Lincoln]

By: Coffin, Charles Carleton

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1892

Seller ID: 034146

Condition: Near Fine


Original light green cloth, lettered on lower front cover and spine panel in gilt, with illus. of Lincoln on front cover in black. Notably well-preserved copy showing only light shelf wear, cloth a bit soiled, lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, two minor ink marks on lower spine panel and a line of light soiling along bottom rear edge. Firm binding, clean interior. 1899 ptg. Gift inscription dated 1901 on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. xv,542,2 pp., i... View more info

Christopher Columbus: The Journal - Volume I: Account of the First Voyage and Discovery of the Indies, Parts 1 and 2 [Complete in 2 Volumes, Slipcased] [Nuova Raccolta Colombiana, Vol. I, Pts. 1 and 2 - English Edition]

By: Columbus, Christopher; Francesco Cossiga (fwd.); Paolo Emilio Taviani (pref.); Paolo Emilio Taviani and Consuelo Varela (intro., notes); Marc A. Beckwith and Luciano F. Farina (transl.)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Rome, Italy, Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca Dello Stato, Libreria Dello Stato: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030853

Condition: New


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in printed paper covered boards, housed in original publisher's slipcase, tan buckram. Books and slipcase brand new, as issued. Ministry of Cultural and Environmental Assets, National Commission for the Celebration of the Quincentennial of the Discovery of America. Originally published as "Il Giornale di Bordo: Libro della prima navigazione e scoperta delle Indie." Copyrighted 1990, this edition printed 1992. viii... View more info

A Slaver's Log Book; or, 20 Years' Residence in Africa

By: Conneau, Captain Theophilus (Mabel M. Smythe, intro.)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1976

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 005436

ISBN: 0137887523

Condition: Near Fine


xi + 370 pp. Slightly rubbed extrems, former owner address stamp on copyright pg. Light shelf wear to dust jacket, slightly soiled, area of spotting along lower spine panel. View more info

Imagining America

By: Conrad, Peter

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1980

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 003977

ISBN: 0195026519

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in silver foil. 2nd ptg.: 1980. 319 pp. As issued. Dust jacket shows minor soiling. View more info

Sanderson's Biography of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence

By: Conrad, Robert T. (revisions, editor)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Thomas, Cowperthwait and Co.: 1847

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 045701

ISBN: B000862YRI

Condition: Good


Original 1847 edition, vintage rebinding in black leatherette, handwritten title label mounted on upper spine. Covers are mildly soiled, text block edges typically toned. Private library book plate mounted on front fixed endpaper. xxvi,834 pp., illus. w/ engraved plates, several folding plates. Firm binding. Interior shows scattered soiling, generally minor ranging to moderate in a few places, with plates and tissue guards typically foxed. Decently preserved, early... View more info

The American Home Front, 1941-1942

By: Cooke, Alistair

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 047408

ISBN: 0802143326

Condition: New


Stiff pictorial wraps. As issued. xx,327 pp., illus. 1st softcover ptg. View more info