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1 Architect's Sketch of the World's Fair to be held at Chicago 1893
Germany Hardcover Very Good Hardcover Illustrated 
Twelve section foldout of architect's sketch. Made in Germany. Rear folding end papers are torn along hinge with some letters missing (but fully readable). Unusual item. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Bicentennial Times (American Revolution Bicentennial)
Washington, D. C. American Revolution Bicentennial 1976 Hardcover Very Good Hardcover Illustrated 
Commemorative reprints. Tall folio. No writing in the book. 428pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Divers Accounts of the Battle of Sullivan's Island in His Majesty's Province of South Carolina the 28th June 1776 (First Edition)
Charleston, SC The South Carolina Historical Society 1976 First Edition Paperback Very Good Paperback Illustrated 
The Battle of Sullivan's Island or the Battle of Fort Sullivan was fought on June 28, 1776, during the Revolutionary War. It was the British attempt to seize South Carolina. Rare imprint. vi, 22pp. Illustrated. Map (on cover). Full refund if not satisfied. 
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4 Journall of the English Plantation at Plimoth
Readex Microprint 1966 Reprint Edition Hardcover Fine Hardcover 
Part of the Great Americana Series. Facsimile reprint of the 1622 original. Green leatherette boards with gilt lettering on spine and front cover. These facsimiles are the most affordable way to study, own and enjoy rare Americana. Leather spine label. Illustrated. Solid copy. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 VISIT TO TEXAS: Being The Journal of a Traveller Through Those Parts Most Interesting to American Settlers. With Descriptions of Scenery, Habits. &c. &c.
Readex Microprint 1966 Reprint Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover 
Reprint of 1834 Edition published by Goodrich & Wiley. 264pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. 
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6 A. J. Halford Official Congressional Directory: Fifty-Eighth Congress
Washington, D. C. Government Printing Office 1903 Special Edition Hardcover Very Good + Hardcover Illustrated 
58th Congress. Extraordinary Session - Beginning November 9, 1903. Corrections Made to November 5, 1903. Red blind-stamped cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Frontispiece. Illustrated. xix, 417pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. 
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7 Acrelius, Israel; Reynolds, William M. A History of New Sweden
Readex Microprint 1966 Reprint Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover Illustrated 
Part of the Great Americana Series. Facsimile of the 1874 English translation of the 1759 original (the 1874 edition was the ninth volume in the Memoirs of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania). Includes five-panel fold-out map of what is now called the Delaware River. Appendix listing members of the Moravian Church, index, and list of trustees and subscribers of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania follows text. Acrelius's account remains an authoritative study of Delaware River Valley settlers from the original foundation of New Sweden in 1638 through 1759. Near fine condition. These facsimiles are the most affordable way to study, own and enjoy rare Americana. Original leather grained cloth binding. l, 468pp. Leather spine label. Decorated end papers. Frontispiece. Illustrated. Solid copy. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. 
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8 Alice Morse Earle Two Centuries of Costume in America 1620-1820 in 2 volumes
New York Dover Publications 1970 Reprint Edition Paperback Very Good Paperback Illustrated 
About clothing and its importance in society from the earliest days of the American colonies into the eearly 19th century. Two volume set in very good condition. Profusely illustrated. Previous owner's name stamped on front free end-papers. Frontispiece. 388, (824pp), index. Full refund if not satisfied. 
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9 Allan W. Eckert The Conquerors: A Narrative (Signed First Edition)
Boston and Toronto Little, Brown, and Company 1970 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover Illustrated Signed by the author
This book is a presentation of precisely how the white man took North America from the native Indians. Green cloth with silver and gold lettering on spine and front cover. Illustrated end-papers (maps). Author's inscription on half title page. xiii, 720pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Andrew Albert Soule The Old Ox Yoke, or, The Trail of Democracy
Lamath Falls, OR Self-published Very Good Illustrated 
Rare. Brown suede cover (illustrated). Portrait of Dr. A. A. Soule, M.D. at rear. Clean and unmarked. 21pp. Illustrated. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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11 Bailyn, Bernard Faces Of Revolution: Personalities and Themes in the Struggle for American Independence
New York Knopf 1990 039449895X / 9780394498959 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
Pulitzer-Prize-winning author Bernard Bailyn brings us a book that combines portraits of American revolutionaries with a deft exploration of the ideas that moved them and still shape our society today. Two toned cloth with gold spine lettering. xiv, 296pp., index. Previous owner's name written and stamped in several places. Personal bookplate inside front cover. Full refund if not satisfied. 
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12 Barbara Fifer; Vicky Soderberg; Joseph Mussulman Along the Trail with Lewis and Clark (Lewis & Clark Expedition)
Helena, MT Farcountry Press 2001 1560371889 / 9781560371885 Second Edition Paperback Fine Paperback Illustrated 
Fifer and Soderberg chronicle the journey of the Corps of Discovery in superb detail. This award-winning guide traces the Lewis and Clark Expedition from its very beginnings at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello through the Midwest and the Rockies, to the Pacific Ocean, and back. In addition, it offers detailed information on places to stay, historic sites to see. Excellent color maps. This edition contains no advertising and is stitch bound. Accessible history text combines with tourism information on following their path today, and maps combine both then and now. Extensive index. Paperback. Pictorial cover. 216pp. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. 
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13 Benjamin Horace Hibbard A History of the Public Land Policies
Madison, WI University of Wisconsin Press 1965 Reprint Edition Paperback Very Good - Paperback Illustrated 
A concise and comprehensive account of the public land policies in the US - first published in 1924. Paperback. No writing in the book. xxvii, 579pp., index. Spine creased. Full refund if not satisfied. 
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14 Benson J. Lossing Our Countrymen: or Brief Memoirs of Eminent Americans (Signed First Edition)
New York Ensign, Bridgmen & Fanning 1855 First Edition Hardcover Good + Hardcover Illustrated Signed by the author
Author's gift inscription on front free end paper. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. Brown cloth with gold lettering and design on spine and front cover. Some page gatherings pulled (one holding by one tie). Illustrated with 103 portraits. 407pp. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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15 Boorstin, Daniel J. The Americans: The Democratic Experience (Volume 3) New
London Phoenix Press 2000 1842120743 / 9781842120743 Paperback New Paperback 
New copy. This Pulitzer Prize-winning final volume of "The Americans" trilogy covers the century following the Civil War (1868-1969). It explores the highways and byways of the American experience, from the Go-Getters who explored new boundaries to the triumph of man landing on the Moon. New copy. xiv, 717pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Branch, Taylor; Morton, Joe [Reader]; Pounder, CCH [Reader]; Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, Part I - 1954-63
Simon & Schuster Audio 2006 0743551451 / 9780743551458 Audio CD New Audio CD 
New in publisher's shrink-wrap. Read by Joe Morton and C. C. H. Pounder. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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17 Brands, H. W. The Selected Letters of Theodore Roosevelt
New York Cooper Square Press 2001 081541126X / 9780815411260 First Thus Hardcover Like New Like New Hardcover 
Previously available only in a long-out-of-print, eight-volume edition, Theodore Roosevelt's letters are now accessible in this single-volume compendium of the most revealing of the former president's correspondence. Featuring over 1,000 letters to such influential addressees as Jefferson Davis, Frederick Remington, John Muir, Andrew Carnegie, Henry Ford, Rudyard Kipling, Upton Sinclair, Booker T. Washington, Jane Addams, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and a who's who of presidents William McKinley, Grover Cleveland, Woodrow Wilson, and Franklin Delano Rooseveltthis compilation fully illuminates the private and public personas of one of the most accomplished men in American history. In little more than six decades, Roosevelt was a rancher, historian, reformer, New York state assemblyman, New York City police commissioner, assistant secretary of the Navy, military hero, governor of New York, vice president, twenty-sixth president, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, hunter, conservationist, and Amazon explorer. To each undertaking he brought his signature passion, humor, and thoughtfulness, all fully evident in these remarkable letters. Two toned cloth with gold spine lettering. xii, 656pp., index. Textured end papers. Full refund if not satisfied. 
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18 Breen, T. H.; Kelly, Tony [Photographer] Imagining the Past: East Hampton Histories (First Paperback Edition)
Reading, MA Prentice Hall College Div 1990 0201523388 / 9780201523386 First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good Paperback Illustrated 
Breen, a prof. of American History at Northwestern Univ., was hired by the East Hampton, NY, historical society to write a history of Mulford Farmstead, a weathered saltbox dating from 1680 & located on Main St. in the town. Breen, an outsider, historian, & amateur detective, set off to reconstruct the meaning of this property. In the process he encountered a fascinating cast of local characters, past & present, who have contributed to, invented, & reinterpreted the history of the town, all for their own purposes. He observes that the very forces that threaten the future of East Hampton -- an unbridled quest for profit and a disregard for a fragile environment have always been present. Paperback. xiv, 306pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. 
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19 Brig. Gen. P. Horey and M. L. Weems The Life of Gen. Francis Marion, a celebrated Partisan Officer in the Revolutionary War, against the British and Tories in South Carolina and Georgia
Philadelphia Joseph Allen 1853 Reprint Edition Hardcover Fair Hardcover Illustrated 
Brown cloth (worn). Most of spine cloth gone. Shaken. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. Frontispiece. Illustrated. 252pp., with a 36 page Publisher's Catalog. Rear board holding by ties. Moderate to heavy foxing. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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20 Brinkley, Douglas [Contributor] American Heritage History of the United States (First Edition)
New York Viking Adult 1998 067086966X / 9780670869664 First Edition Hardcover Like New Like New Hardcover Illustrated 
Douglas Brinkley takes us on the incredible journey of the United States - a nation formed from a vast countryside on whose fringes a few small colonies made a bold cast at freedom, then burgeoned into an expanding democracy, and ultimately flourished as a world power. From the first primitive maps outlining a New World to the faded daguerreotypes of young men in uniforms standing beside Confederate flags; to pictures of hopeful immigrant families arriving at Ellis Island; to the stirring photographs of civil rights marchers; to the terrible images of the Oklahoma City Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing - the history of America offers a stunning album of people and events. Two toned cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated. 628pp., index. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. 
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