Category: American History


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Through Five Administrations: Reminiscences of Colonel William H. Crook Body Guard to President Lincoln

By: Crook, Col. William H.; Margarita Spalding Gerry (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Whitefish, MT, Kessinger Publishing: 2004

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 032650

ISBN: 1432611283

Condition: Fine

Yellow and white laminated paper covered boards. As issued. [vi],280 pp., frontis. portait of Lincoln. Facsimile reprint of original 1910 edition, published by Harper. View more info

The Early Coins of America; and the Laws Governing Their Issue. Comprising Also Descriptions of the Washington Pieces, the Anglo-American Tokens, Many Pieces of Unknown Origin, of the 17th and 18th Centuries, and the First Patterns of United States Mint

By: Crosby, Sylvester S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Sanford J. Durst Numismatic Publications: 1983

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 027603

ISBN: 0942666240

Condition: Fine

Brown leatherette, lettered in gold foil. Mere hints of shelf wear, the slightest bit of foxing to text block edges, essentially as issued. Facsimile reprint of the original 1875 edition. x,11-378 pp., illus. View more info

Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting a Transcript of the Official Army Register [33d Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives Ex. Doc. No. 58

By: Davis, Jefferson

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., GPO: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034701

Condition: Very Good

Original edition, lacking wraps, otherwise complete. 55 pp. Light handling wear, some age toning to rear blank. View more info

Give 'em Hell Harry: An Informal Biography of the Terrible Tempered Mr. T.

By: Dayton, Eldorous L.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Devin-Adair Co.: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046630


Condition: Near Fine

Gray cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in yellow. Slight foxing to text block edges and slight toning to endpapers, otherwise nearly as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows minor surface soiling, a few tiny edge tears, original dept. store price sticker mounted on upper rear panel, now in mylar. 250 pp. 1st ptg. Nicely preserved copy with only minor faults. View more info

Travels in North America in the Years 1780, 1781 and 1782 [Vol. I + II, Complete]

By: de Chastellux, Marquis; Howard C. Rice, Jr. (transl., intro., notes)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC and Williamsburg, VA, University of North Carolina Press for the Institute of Early American History and Culture: 1963

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041061

Condition: Good-VG

Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in green cloth, spine panels lettered in gilt. Cover cloth of both volumes shows mildew spotting (not active): moderate on Vol. 1, minor on Vol. 2. Vol. 1 also shows binding lean, and both volumes show a bit of foxing/soiling to text block edges. Sturdy reference set. xxiv,362 + ix,363-688 pp., illus., endpaper maps. Lacking slipcase. View more info

On America: New Travels in the United States of America Performed in 1788

By: de Warville, Jacques Pierre Brissot

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Augustus M. Kelley: 1970

Seller ID: 001090

ISBN: 0678005982

Condition: Fine

Oirg. published 1792. Complete in two volumes. Facsimile reprint. Fine, as issued. View more info

Freemasonry and the Presidency, U.S.A.

By: Denslow, Ray V.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Self-Published [Missouri Lodge of Research]: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SBS08

Condition: Fine

Blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. A hint of rubbing at corners, slightly cocked binding, very nearly as issued. v,306 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

The Frontiersman: The Real Life and Many Legends of Davy Crockett

By: Derr, Mark

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Quill/William Morrow: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006964

ISBN: 0688137989

Condition: Near Fine

304 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Former owner signature on half-title. View more info

Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression

By: Dickstein, Morris

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co.: 2009

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 047655

ISBN: 0393072258

Condition: New

Dark gray cloth, lettered in silver foil. New, as issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 600 pp., illus. Book club edition View more info

The Yankee Peddlers of Early America: An Affectionate History of Life and Commerce in the Developing Colonies and the Young Republic

By: Dolan, J. R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Bramhall House: 1964

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 003891

Condition: Fine

Salmon cloth, as issued. 270 pp., 100+ illus. Dust jacket lightly rubbed at corners and extrems, with spine panel just a bit sunned. View more info

The United States' Almanac; or Complete Ephemeris for the Year 1844 . . .

By: Downes, John, and Freeman Hunt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, E. H. Butler: 1844

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 044544

Condition: Good

Stiff light brown wraps, lettered/illus. in black. Spine panel shows approx. 10" loss from chipping, with several stress creases. Covers somewhat soiled, with a few creases. 316 pp. Gift inscription and ownership inscription on front flyleaf, "Am. Phil. Society" inked on upper margin of main title. View more info

Our Colonial Homes

By: Drake, Samuel Adams

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Lee and Shepard Publishers: 1894

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041221

Condition: Near Fine

Light brown cloth, lettered in gilt, illus. in brown, text block edged in gilt. Cloth is a bit darkened by age on both covers and along spine panel, with light rubbing to spine extremities. Firm binding, clean interior. [v],211 pp., illus. w/ b&w frontis. w/ tissue guard, b&w photographs in text. 1st edition, early (probable 1st) printing, shows 1893 copyright, dated 1894 on lower main title but with Christmas 1893 gift inscription on front flyleaf (thus issued in year of copyright). Notably well preserved copy with only minor wear. View more info

An Essay on the Autographic Collections of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence and of the Constitution. From Vol. Xth, Wisconsin Historical Society Collections. [INSCRIBED]

By: Draper, Lyman C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Burns and Son: 1889

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIBL0346

Condition: VG-

Olive green cloth, bevelled edges, lettered in gilt. deckled text block edges. Ex-library copy, lightly marked/stamped. Moderate shelf wear, some surface rubbing to cloth, light moisture ring proximate to front cover title, rubbed at spine extremities, handwritten call number on lower spine. 117 pp., engraved frontis. Clean, intact interior. Inscribed by author/editor Draper on front blank to the Hon. M. B Wood, dated 22 June 1889 at Madison, WI. Cosmetically a bit compromised by ex-lib. status, but still deserving of interest as a quite scarce signed example. View more info

Early American Maps and Views

By: Driver, Clive E. (fwd.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Philip H. and A. S. W. Rosenbach Foundation: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030055

Condition: Near Fine

Booklet, oblong format. Lightly soiled covers. Unpaginated, [64] pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, facing-page captions. View more info

Narrative and Correspondence Concerning the Removal of the deposites, and Occurrences Connected Therewith [Burt Franklin: American Classics in History Series No. 10]

By: Duane, W. J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Burt Franklin:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 001168

Condition: Near Fine

American Classics in History Series, No. 10. Undated facsimile reprint of original (1838) edition. Very slightly rubbed. View more info

A History of Travel in America, Being an Outline of the Development in Modes of Travel from Archaic Vehicles of Colonial Times to the Completion of the First Trans-Continental Railroad. [Complete in 4 Volumes]

By: Dunbar, Seymour

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Co.: 1915

Seller ID: 021890

Condition: VG+

Complete in (4) volumes, bound in matching blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine panels. Each volume shows a mild binding lean and light shelf wear. Light dampstaining to upper front corner of Vol. IV, not extending to interior. li,1531 pp., continuously paginated, illus. w/ b&w plates, maps. No edition or printing stated. A definitive history in its era, still quite useful, with many wonderful illustrations. View more info

Home Life in Colonial Days

By: Earle, Alice Morse

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Stockbridge, MA, Berkshire Traveller Press: 1974

Seller ID: 004583

ISBN: 0912944234

Condition: Near Fine

14th ptg. thus. Very slight shelf wear, almost as issued. Originally issued 1898. View more info

Home Life in Colonial Days

By: Earle, Alice Morse

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Middle Village, NY, Jonathan David Publishers: 1975

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 020154

ISBN: 082460203X

Condition: Fine

Facsimile reprint of 1898 edition. Red leatherette, lettered in gold foil. Mere hints of rubbing at corners and extremities, essentially as issued. Dust jacket very slightly soiled, now in archival mylar. [v],470 pp., illus. View more info

Stage-Coach and Tavern Days

By: Earle, Alice Morse

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Williamstown, MA, Corner House Publishers: 1977

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 046700

ISBN: 0879280832

Condition: Fine

Red cloth, spine panel lettered in gold foil. Slight fading to cover cloth, nearly as issued. xvi,449 pp., illus. Facsimile reprint of 1900 Macmillan ed. View more info

Lincoln Über Alles: Dictatorship Comes to America

By: Emison, John Avery

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Gretna, LA, Pelican Publishing Company: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037533

ISBN: 1589806921

Condition: Very Good

Black polished paper covered boards, lettered in white. Exterior presents as issued, without wear. Former owner's name stamp embossed at top corner of contents page, with scattered underlining in pencil through p. 50, unmarked thereafter and otherwise Fine. Dust jacket as issued. 320 pp. View more info

The Politics of Domesticity: Women, Evangelism, and Temperance in Nineteenth Century America

By: Epstein, Barbara Leslie

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Middletown, CT, Wesleyan University Press: 1986

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008926

ISBN: 0819561843

Condition: Very Good

(xii),188 pp. Former owner signature inside front cover, with interior showing neat highlighting and occasional underlining. Firm, square binding, minimal wear. View more info

Manners and Morales of Victorian America

By: Erbsen, Wayne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Asheville, NC, Native Ground Books and Music: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033178

ISBN: 1883206545

Condition: Fine

Stiff color illus. wraps. As issued. 180 pp., illus. Scarce. View more info

Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: The American Classic, in Words and Photographs, of Three Tenant Families in the Deep South

By: Evans, Walker; Agee, James

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Boston, Mariner-Houghton Mifflin Co.: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 035991

ISBN: 0618127496

Condition: Near Fine

Stiff pictorial wraps. Mere hints of shelf wear, former owner's signature inside front cover, otherwise essentially as issued. 416 pp., illus. w/ portfolio of b&w photographs at front, preceding main text. 12th ptg. thus. View more info

To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done for America-A History

By: Faderman, Lillian;Timmons, Stuart

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Boston, MA, Mariner/Houghton Mifflin: 2000

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 029384

ISBN: 0618056971

Condition: Near Fine

Stiff pictorial wraps. Light shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. xii,434 pp. View more info

It Could Happen Only in the U.S.: A Coal Miner's Son Describes his Remarkable Career That Led from Pigeon Run, Ohio to the Summit of American Industry

By: Fairless, Benjamin F.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Self-Published: 1957

Edition: First in Book Form

Seller ID: 030191

Condition: Near Fine

Gray cloth, gilt on burgundy title cartouche on front cover. Light shelf wear. 55 pp., b&w photographs. View more info