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Abbot, Willis J.   NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES (2 VOLUMES IN ONE)  
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1896. 867 pages. Hardcover. U.S. naval history complete in one volume. 130 full-page b/w illustrations.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, front internal hinge repaired. Owner name dated christmas 1902. Corners square, scuffing and faded spots on covers. # E1178. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Adelman, Garry E., & Timothy H. Smith.   DEVIL'S DEN: A HISTORY AND GUIDE (SIGNED)  
Gettysburg, PA: Thomas Publications, 1997. 1st ed. 159 pages. Hardcover. 1577470176 1-57747-017-6. Gettysburg Foundation Edition, signed by Timothy Smith on the title page.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. # B9777. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Alderman, Ellen, & Caroline Kennedy.   THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY (SIGNED)  
New York: Knopf, 1995. 405 pages. Hardcover. 0679419861 0-679-41986-1. Second printing before publication. Inscribed to Eileen and SIGNED by both authors on the half title page. An examination of privacy in relation to law enforcment, the press, voyuers, in the workplace and other aspects of our lives by one who grew up in the spotlight. Extensive notes and index.
Fine/Fine. # B8779. $90.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Allen, Alice.   THE PENNSYLVANIA MANUAL VOLUME 88, 1947-1948  
Harrisburg: Commonwealth Pennsylvani, 1948. Reprint. 1164 pages. Hardcover. B/w illustrations, fold-out maps, index.
VG/No Jacket. Firm, clean. Rep. Albert O'Connor's name and stamp. # B6976. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Alpert, Stephen P., & Lawrence E. Elman.   TOKENS AND MEDALS: A GUIDE TO THE IDENTIFICATION AND VALUES OF UNITED STATES EXONUMIA (SIGNED)  
Los Angeles: Stephen Alpert, 1992. 1st ed. 300 pages. Paperback. Signed on the title page by the author. Illustrates items in more than 65 catagories. Index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Book has no wear. Owner name embossed on one page. # E0919. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Anderson, Donald F.   WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT: A CONSERVATIVE'S CONCEPTION OF THE PRESIDENCY  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 2002. Reprint. 355 pages. Leather. Easton's Library of the Presidents series, bound in dark green leather with five raised bands, bright gilt titles & decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon markers.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, with no wear, but has owner's Easton bookplate on front endpaper, with his name on bookplate & notation on endpaper in black marker. Thus rated only Very Good. # E0233. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Andrews, Heather, & Tameika Ashford.   THAT ROUGH BEAST, ITS HOUR COME ROUND AT LAST: A HISTORY OF HURRICANE KATRINA  
Huntsville, TX: Texas Review Press, 2007. 1st ed. 171 pages. Paperback. 1933896000 1-933896-00-0. B/w photos show the aftermath of Katrina along the coast of Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Incorporated in the text are excerpts from survivor interviews. Book produced by Editing/Publishing class at Sam Houston State University.
Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, sticker ghost on back cover, else near Fine. # E0585. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
anon, .   THE STORY OF CHRIST CHURCH IN PHILADELPHIA: THE NATION'S CHURCH  
Philadelphia: Christ Church, 1969. Revised ed. 48 pages. Paperback. B/w photos and drawings. Forty-eight page booklet describes the history and accoutrements of the church, which is designated a National Shrine by an act of Congress
VG/Wraps. Gift inscription. Firm stapled booklet. Very little edgewear, but the cover surface is foxed. # B7913. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Applegate, Debby.   THE MOST FAMOUS MAN IN AMERICA: THE BIOGRAPHY OF HENRY WARD BEECHER  
Garden City: Doubleday, 2006. 1st ed. 527 pages. Paperback. 0385513976 0-385-51397-6. Stated first edition.
Fine/Wraps. No indication of use or handling. # B7944. $9.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Armstrong, Jerome, & Markos Moulitsas.   CRASHING THE GATE: NETROOTS, GRASSROOTS, AND THE RISE OF PEOPLE-POWERED POLITICS (SIGNED)  
Chelsea, VT: Chelsea Green, 2006. 1st ed. 196 pages. Paperback. 1931498997 1-931498-99-7. Signed by Markos of Daily KOS. How you can kick the Democratic Party into action.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # B9666. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Baiamonte, Jr., John V.   SPIRIT OF VENGENCE: NATIVISM AND LOUISIANA JUSTICE 1921-1924  
Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 1986. 257 pages. Hardcover. 0807112798 0-8071-1279-8. Documents the trials of six Italian men accused of murder and then executed, the involvement of the Ku Klux Klan, Mafia, and political motivations from the state governor and Board of Pardons. B/w photos, indexed, bibliography.
VG/Good. Clean, solid, unmarked. Dustjacket is scuffed and chipped at corners. # B8497. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bancroft, Frederic, & Jacob E. Cooke.   FREDERIC BANCROFT HISTORIAN [BY COOKE] & THREE UNPUBLISHED ESSAYS COLONONIZATION OF THE AMERICAN NEGRO FROM 1801-1865 (BANCROFT)  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1957. 1st ed. 282 pages. Hardcover. With an introduction by Allan Nevins and three hitherto unpublished essays on the colonization of American Negroes from 1801 to 1865 by Frederic Bancroft. Essarys include: Th Early Antislavery Movement and African Colonization; Schemes to Colonize Negroes in Central American; & The Ile a Vache Experiment in Colonizaiton. Includes bibliography and index. .
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # E0410. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Banks, Charles Eugene.   ARTISTIC GUIDE TO CHICAGO AND THE WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION  
Chicago: R.S. Peale Co., 1893. 1st ed. 419 pages. Hardcover. Gilt and black titles and decorations on grey cloth-covered boards. Fold-out bird's-eye-view of Chicago. Illustrated with b/w plates throughout the book.
Good/No Jacket. Solid binding. Corners sharp. Previous owner's name. Page edges shows previous insectsoiling. # E0874. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barbour, William.   MASS MEDIA: OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS SERIES  
San Diego: Greenhaven, 1994. 306 pages. Hardcover. 1565101073 1-56510-107-3. Opposing Viewpoints Series frequently used as reference for school debate.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # 04801. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barnes, Jr., Clare.   JOHN F. KENNEDY: SCRIMSHAW COLLECTOR  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1969. 1st ed. 129 pages. Hardcover. Describes President Kennedy's passion for scrimshaw work and his collection, photographed in color by Alan Fontane.
VG/Fair. Binding firm, corners sharp, owner name embossed inside. Dustjacket has small edge-chips and a 1.0 x 1.5 inch triangle missingfrom lower front. Dustjacket is price-clipped and its clear coating is peeling. # E1014. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barrett, Marvin.   THE YEARS BETWEEN: A DRAMATIC VIEW OF THE TWENTIES AND THIRTIES  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1962. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. One man's recollection and reconsideration of an experience common to many. B/w photos.
VG/Good+. Binding firm, PON, no other marks. Dj scuffed on corners and edges. # B7836. $6.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bartlett, John Russell.   PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF EXPLORATIONS AND INCIDENTS IN TEXAS, NEW MEXICO, CALIFORNIA, SONORA, AND CHIHUAHUA IN TWO VOLUMES  
New York: D. Appleton, 1854. 1st ed. 1130 pages. Hardcover. Travels and work connected with the United States and Mexican Boundary Commission during the years 1850, '51, '52, and '53. Gift inscription on half-title page of each book, dated July 4, 1854. Folding lithograph frontis in each volume. Folding map in volume 1. The map has a six inch diagonal tear. Map opens to about 20 inches wide by 16 tall. Dark green or black cloth-covered boards. Title and Saguaro cactus in gilt on spine of each book. Scattered illustrations through both books, including many tissue protected lithographs on heavy paper. 17 page index in volume 2.
VG/No Jacket. Clean and solid. # B9647. $2,100.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Basler (editor), Roy P.   ABRAHAM LINCOLN: HIS SPEECHES AND WRITINGS  
Cleveland: World Publishing, 1946. Reprint. 843 pages. Hardcover. Frontis is a Mathew Brady photo of Lincoln which served as the basis for the Lincoln penny. Preface by Carl Sandburg. Sources and index. Tan linen covered boards with gilt titles in brown blocks. Top edge dyed brown.
VG/No Jacket. Solid binding, sharp corners, no marks. # E0813. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Baylies, Francis.   NARRATIVE OF MAJOR GENERAL WOOL'S CAMPAIGN IN MEXICO, IN THE YEARS 1846, 1847 & 1848  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1975. Reprint. 78 pages. Hardcover. Facsimile reprint of the 1851 narrative of General Wool's activities during the War with Mexico 1846-48. In cream linen cloth covers.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # A0765. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Benton (editor), Wilbourne E.   1787: DRAFTING THE U.S. CONSTITUTION, 2 VOLUME SET  
Austin: Texas A & M, 1986. 1st ed. 1574 pages. Hardcover. 0890962170 0-89096-217-0. Two volumes, issued without dustjacket, in dark grey cloth-covered boards with gilt titles on spine. The objective of this work is to develop each provision of the original document from the notes of some of the delegates who attended the Constitutional Convention.
New/No Jacket. New books. # E0776. $100.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bernikow, Louise.   AMERICAN WOMEN'S ALMANAC: AN INSPIRING AND IRREVERENT WOMEN'S HISTORY  
New York: Berkley Books, 1997. 1st ed. 388 pages. Hardcover. 0425156869 0-425-15686-9. A fun and lively photo history of women in America. Hundreds of b/w photos.
Fine/Fine. # A9254. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Berube, Claude, & John Rodgaard.   A CALL TO THE SEA: CAPTAIN CHARLES STEWART OF THE USS CONSTITUTION  
Washington D.C.: Potomac Books, 2005. 1st ed. 301 pages. Hardcover. 1574885189 1-57488-518-9. Biography of one of the founders of the U.S. Navy's fighting tradition. Signed with a personal note by Rodgaard. Includes other correspondence with the original owner.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, small mark on edge. # E0876. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Betros, Lance.   CARVED FROM GRANITE: WEST POINT SINCE 1902  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. 1st ed. 458 pages. Hardcover. 1603447717 1-60344-771-7. History of the United States Military Academy. Pictorial endpapers, notes, bibliography, and index. Out of print in hardcover.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Top corners lightly bumped. No name, publisher stamp on front endpaper. # E1172. $105.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Betts, C. Wyllys.   AMERICAN COLONIAL HISTORY ILLUSTRATED BY CONTEMPORARY MEDALS  
Winnipeg: Canadian Numismatic Publishing, 19. Reprint. 332 pages. Hardcover. Documents in metal, reflecting history as contemporaries saw it. This is a 1964 facsimile of the 1894 original published by Scott Stamp and Coin Company of New York. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt titles front and spine.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, owner name embossed inside. Corners sharp, scuffing along spine edges. # E1000. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bickerstaff, Steve.   LINES IN THE SAND: CONGRESSIONAL REDISTRICTING IN TEXAS AND THE DOWNFALL OF TOM DELAY  
Austin: U.T. Press, 2007. 1st ed. 472 pages. Hardcover. 0292714742 0-292-71474-2. Good examination of the Republican hijinx in the highly-partisan redistricting of the state. Now out of print in hardcover.
New/New. A new book. # 27819. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bingham, F.F.   ASHORE AT MAIDEN'S WALK  
New York: Broadway Publishing Co., 1913. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. Novel of Civil War blockade runners off the Florida coast by F.F. (Fraiser Franklin) Bingham. Very scarce. Decorative navy cloth cover with pastedown illustration.
Good+/No Jacket. Light spotting to covers, else VG. # B2286. $125.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Black, Angus.   RADICAL'S GUIDE TO SELF-DESTRUCTION  
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1971. 1st ed. 116 pages. Hardcover. 0030865646 0-03-086564-6. Clean, tight, no name. Dj spine-top wrinkled, chipped. Small remainder mark on bottom..
Near Fine/VG. # B3179. $7.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Blythe, LeGette.   ALEXANDRIANA: THE REVOLUTION IN THE SOUTH 1768-1781  
Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Sons, 1940. 1st ed. 445 pages. Hardcover. Fictionalized account of early revolutionary events in North Carolina and elsewhere in the South. Blue cloth with red and gilt titles and decorations. Red top edge. Uncommon.
VG/Good+. Firm binding and hinges. Corners sharp. Previous owner name. Bright Dj with rubbing on the fold, top of spine, and top corners. # B7145. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bonsal, Stephen.   UNFINISHED BUSINESS  
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1944. 1st ed. 313 pages. Hardcover. Bonsal presents the diary of Woodrow Wilson and his efforts at peacemaking. Stated 1st edition.
Good+/Poor. Endpapers browned, else a solid copy. DJ is worn and torn. # B6308. $10.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Boorstin, Daniel J.   VISITING OUR PAST: AMERICA'S HISTORYLANDS  
Washington D.C.: National Geographic, 1986. Revised ed. 400 pages. Hardcover. 0870446460 0-87044-646-0. Essays & color pictures tell America's story. A supplemental booklet has maps & directions to hundreds of historic sites all across the country.
Fine/Near Fine. # A5636. $9.75     Inquire Now  
Borneman, Walter R.   1812: THE WAR THAT FORGED A NATION  
New York: HarperCollins, 2004. 1st ed. 349 pages. Hardcover. 0060531126 0-06-053112-6. B/w illustrations and maps.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear on dustjacket. # E1006. $9.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Botta, Charles.   HISTORY OF THE WAR OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, VOLUME I AND VOLUME II  
New Haven: T. Brainard, 1839. 9th ed. 940 pages. Leather. 9th edition of Botta's acclaimed 2-volume history. Jefferson states: "Bating the ancient practice which he has adopted, of putting speeches into mouths which never made them, and fancying motives of action which we never felt, he has given that history with more detail, precision and candor, than any writer I have yet met with." This copy bears an Association Inscription from John Garland Jefferson, to his son of the same name. The elder was a first cousin once removed to Thomas Jefferson, and the two of them had correspondence over the years. A very nice association copy.
VG/No Jacket. In brown leather with gilt rules and lettering. Tight, occasional pencil underlining in text and fancy pencil doodles on last white pages of Vol. I. # B9614. $275.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bovard, James.   THE BUSH BETRAYAL (SIGNED)  
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. 1st ed. 330 pages. Hardcover. 140396727X 140396727X. Signed by the author on a Laissez Faire Books bookplate.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B9586. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bovard, James.   FEELING YOUR PAIN: THE EXPLOSION AND ABUSE OF GOVERNMENT POWER IN THE CLINTON-GORE YEARS (SIGNED)  
New York: St. Martin's, 2000. 1st ed. 426 pages. Hardcover. 0312230826 0-312-23082-6. Signed by the author on a bookplate.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, no marks, no wear. # B9583. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bovard, James.   LOST RIGHTS: THE DESTRUCTION OF AMERICAN LIBERTY  
New York: St. Martin's, 1994. Reprint. 408 pages. Hardcover. 0312103514 0-312-10351-4.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9740. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bovard, James.   TERRORISM AND TYRANNY: TRAMPLING FREEDOM, JUSTICE, AND PEACE TO RID THE WORLD OF EVIL (SIGNED)  
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. 1st ed. 440 pages. Hardcover. 1403963681 1403963681. Explains how the war on terror is really a war on American's privacy and freedom. Signed on a Laissez Faire Books bookplate by the author.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9585. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bowers, Q. David.   UNITED STATES GOLD COINS: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY  
Wolfeboro NH: Bowers and Merena Galleries, 1. Reprint. 415 pages. Hardcover. 0914490214 0-914490-21-4. B/w illustrations and vintage photos, 24 color plates. History of gold coinage in the U.S., beginning with the discoveries of the various gold fields. History of the mints, collecting, facsimiles of auction ads, lots of stories of collectors. Red cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on front and spine. Image of 1907 Liberty Double-Eagle pasted above title on front.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Lightly scuffed at spine ends. # E0983. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bradley, Ann, & Lawrence Sharp.   ECHOES OF THE SOUTHLAND: BOOK ONE  
Austin: Steck Company, 1948. 422 pages. Hardcover. School text on literature, biographies, & culture of the South. B/w photos,
X-Lib Good+/No Jacke. Textbook with stamps on inside cover no marks otherwise. Appears unused. Has moderate foxing to page edges. # A0043. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brands, H. W.   T.R.: THE LAST ROMANTIC  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 2001. Limited ed. 897 pages. Leather. Black leather with four raised bands and bright gilt titles and decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon marker. Biography of Theodore Roosevelt in Easton's Library of the Presidents Series.
VG/No Jacket. No wear on boards, but a few small scuffs on gilt edges. Owner bookplate and 26th-Rep inside front board. # B9607. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brands, H.W.; Breen; Williams, .   AMERICAN STORIES: A HISTORY FO THE UNITED STATES 3RD (THIRD ED.)  
Boston: Pearson, 2015. 3rd ed. Paperback. 0205958427 0-205-95842-7. College text.
Good/Wraps. Clean, solid and unmarked. Front cover has crease, and a few dogeared pages. # E0289. $52.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brookhiser, Richard.   WAY OF THE WASP: HOW IT MADE AMERICA AND HOW IT CAN SAVE IT  
New York: Free Press, 1991. 1st ed. 171 pages. Hardcover. 0029047218 0-02-904721-8. Brookhiser examines one of the most misunderstood groups in American life, discussing their rise, their fall, and what they must do to rise again.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. # E0299. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brown, Robert L.   AN EMPIRE OF SILVER: A HISTORY OF THE SAN JUAN SILVER RUSH  
Caldwell: Caxton Printers: Idaho, 1965. 1st ed. 328 pages. Hardcover. History of southwestern Colorado, from early Indian inhabitants, through the silver mining boom, to modern-day ghost towns. Many hostoric and contemporary b/w photos. Map endpapers. Dark blue cloth with silver titles.
Near Fine/Good. Clean, tight, unmarked. Nice square corners. Dustjacket has several small tears and a triangle loss at upper front corner. # B8169. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bryant, Ira B.   BARBARA CHARLINE JORDAN: FROM THE GHETTO TO THE CAPITOL  
Houston: D. Armstrong Company, 1977. 1st ed. 105 pages. Hardcover. Life story of Texan who defied many obstacles to become first Black woman in Texas Senate and then Member of the United States House of Representatives. B/w photos, appendices. SIGNED on the front endpaper by the author.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear. White dustjacket has very faint foxing and slight fading. # E1177. $85.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Buckey, Jr., William F.   MILES GONE BY: A LITERARY BIOGRAPHY  
Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2005. Reprint. 594 pages. Paperback. 0895260042 0-89526-004-2. Softcover book with french flaps.
Fine/Wraps. No sign of use or handling. # B9255. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Buckman, David Lear.   OLD STEAMBOAT DAYS ON THE HUDSON RIVER  
Ann Arbor: Gryphon Books, 1971. Reprint. 143 pages. Hardcover. 'Tales and reminiscences of the stirring times that followed the introduction of steam navigation.' 1971 Gryphon Books facsimile reprint of the 1909 revised edition. List of steamboats on the Hudson, each with history and fate. Twenty-five b/w illustrations. Index.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Binding and hinges firm. Library name stamped numerous places and card pocket. # B9209. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bunker, John.   HARBOR & HAVEN: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY FO THE PORT OF NEW YORK  
Woodland Hills: Windsor Publications, 1979. 302 pages. Hardcover. 0897810023 0-89781-002-3. Photohistory of the port of New York. Lots of b/w photos. 15 pages in color.
VG/No Jacket. # A9988. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Burcham, Carl.   HISTORY'S MESSAGES: MARVELS OF THE MAIL COMMEMORATING THE 20TH CONGRESS OF THE UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION  
no place: U.S. Postal Service, 1989. 30 pages. Paperback. No stamps included. Clean, tight, no name or marks.
Near Fine/Wraps. Slight soft crease on cover. # B2608. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bureau of Intelligence &, Research.   WORLD STRENGTH OF THE COMMUNIST PARY ORGANIZATIONS: 24TH ANNUAL REPORT, 1972 EDITION  
Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of State, 1972. 24th ed. 159 pages. Paperback. Annual intelligence estimate on the activities of Communists around the globe. Ahhh ... the good old days of the Cold War and state enemies. B/w photos.
Near Fine/Wraps. # B6201. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Burner, David.   HERBERT HOOVER: A PUBLIC LIFE  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 1996. Reprint. 433 pages. Leather. Easton's Library of the Presidents series, bound in brown leather with four raised bands, bright gilt titles & decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon markers. B/w illustrations. .
VG/No Jacket. Tight, with no wear, but has owner's Easton bookplate on front endpaper, with his name on bookplate & notation on endpaper in black marker. Thus rated only Very Good. # E0257. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Burns, James MacGregor.   ROOSEVELT: THE LION AND THE FOX, VOL. I AND ROOSEVELT: THE SOLDIER OF FREEDOM, VOL. II  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 2002. Limited ed. 1275 pages. Leather. Two volume set in very dark blue leather with two raised bands and bright gilt titles and decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon markers. Franklin D. Roosevelt in Easton's Library of the Presidents Series.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, but several small flaws in edge gilt. Qwner bookplates in both volumes, with notation 32nd-D in black marker. # B9602. $49.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bush, George H.W.   ALL THE BEST: MY LIFE IN LETTERS AND OTHER WRITINGS (SIGNED)  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 2004. Limited ed. 640 pages. Leather. Dark red leather with four raised bands, gilt title and decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon marker. Signed by the author. Indexed.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, but owner bookplate affixed inside front board. # B9651. $225.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Call, Keith.   OREGON, ILLINOIS: IMAGES OF AMERICA  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2005. 128 pages. Paperback. 0738534161 0-7385-3416-1. Story of Oregon in Ogle County Illinois.B/w photos throughout.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1060. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Camp Custer, .   PREPAREDNESS VOL. V: SIXTH CORPS AREA, CAMP CUSTER MICHIGAN 1925  
Chicago: Military Training Camps, 1925. 284 pages. Hardcover. Camp Custer annual for 1925, general history of the camps plus specific rosters of the companies of the camp. Numerous b/w photos. 256 pages plus 26 pages of advertisements.
Good+/No Jacket. Light wear. # A7003. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cannato, Vincent J.   AMERICAN PASSAGE: THE HISTORY OF ELLIS ISLAND  
New York: HarperCollins, 2009. Book Club ed. 487 pages. Hardcover. 0060742739 0-06-074273-9. Illuminates the story of Ellis Island from the days of pirate hangings through the turn of the twentieth century when massive migrations sparked fierce debate and new immigrants often encountered corruption, harsh conditions, and political scheming.
VG/VG. Book Club edition. Clean, tight, no marks or writing. # B6228. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carlson, Paul H.   THE PLAINS INDIANS: NUMBER 19 ELMA DILL RUSSELL SPENCER SERIES IN THE WEST AND SOUTHWEST  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1999. Reprint. 254 pages. Hardcover. 0890968284 0-89096-828-4. Charts the evolution and growth of the Plains Indians through a period of constant change, 1750 to 1890.
New/New. A new copy from our archives. # B8530. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carter, Jimmy.   A KEEPING FAITH: MEMOIRS OF A PRESIDENT (SIGNED)  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 1982. Limited ed. 622 pages. Leather. Gray leather with four raised bands and bright gilt titles and decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon marker. B/w photos. Jimmy Carter's autobiography in Easton's Library of the Presidents Series. SIGNED by Jimmy Carter in blue ink.
VG/No Jacket. No wear on boards, but a few small scuffs on gilt edges. Owner bookplate and 39th-Dem inside front board in black marker. # B9604. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carter, Jimmy.   WHITE HOUSE DIARY  
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2010. 1st ed. 570 pages. Hardcover. 0374280991 0-374-28099-1. Comments, thoughts, and impressions recorded in Carter's personal diary.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Has a remainder mark. # B9115. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chavez, Cesar, (Jensen & Hammerback ed).   THE WORDS OF CESAR CHAVEZ  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2002. 1st ed. 199 pages. Hardcover. 1585441694 1-58544-169-4. Speeches by union activist Chavez in his efforts to organize and better the lives of migrant farm workers and other laborers. A few b/w photos. Now out of print in hardcover.
Near Fine/Fine. Has publisher's 'design/production copy' stamped on top edge and publisher stamp inside. # E0703. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chavez, Cesar, (Jensen & Hammerback, ed).   THE WORDS OF CESAR CHAVEZ  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2005. Reprint. 199 pages. Paperback. 1585441708 1-58544-170-8. The text of 36 addresses delivered by Chavez showing his gift of language and oratory. Speeches by Chavez in his efforts to organize and better the lives of migrant farm workers and other laborers.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no crease, publisher stamp on halftitle page. # E1179. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clark (editor), William Bell.   NAVAL DOCUMENTS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION VOLUME 1  
Washington D.C.: Navy Department/USGPO, 964. 1st ed. 1451 pages. Hardcover. American Theatre: Dec. 1, 1774-Sept. 2, 1775 and European Theatre: Dec. 6, 1774-Aug. 9, 1775. Letters and documents , and illustrated with charts, portraits, engravings, cartoons, ship plans, and equipment. Endpapers feature world map by Mercator's Projection. Foreword by President John F. Kennedy. Appendices, bibliography, and index. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt navy seal on front and title and ship on spine.
Good/No Jacket. Very firm and solid, corners sharp. spine has a lot of silverfishing. Bookplate inside front board. # E1001. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clements, John.   IMPEACHMENT AND TRIAL OF WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON  
Dallas: Political Research, Inc., 1999. 1st ed. 23 pages. Paperback. Brief biography of Clinton, impeachment process outlined, roles of the principals involved, photos, overview of the trial, list of judiciary committee, lists of votes on each article of impeachment.
New/Wraps. New. # 19673. $8.95     Inquire Now  
Clissold, Stephen.   THE SEVEN CITIES OF C¡BOLA  
New York: Clarkson Potter, 1962. 191 pages. Hardcover. History of exploration in the Southwest U.S. by early Spanish conquistadors Coronado, de Vaca, De Soto in search of cities of gold. B/w illustrations.
X-Lib Fair/No Jacket. Former library copy, stamps spine mark. Front cover discolored. A solid working copy. # A0079. $4.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Commager, Henry Steele.   THE BLUE AND THE GRAY: THE STORY OF THE CIVIL WAR AS TOLD BY PARTICIPANTS (VOLUME I AND VOLUME II)  
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1950. Reprint. 1201 pages. Hardcover. Two large volumes in gray cloth. Spine has black block with silver crossed swords and gilt title. Scattered maps and b/w illustrations. Index.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no name or marks. Corners sharp. Foredge of volume II has couple of pale coffee drop stains. # B9278. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cooke, Alistair.   AMERICA  
New York: Knopf, 1973. 1st ed. 400 pages. Hardcover. 0394487265 0-394-48726-5.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Firm binding, clean, no name or marks. Dj price intact. # B1409. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Corbin, Annalies.   THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE STEAMBOAT RED CLOUD: OR, HOW MERCHANTS, MOUNTIES, AND THE MISSOURI TRANSFORMED THE WEST  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2006. 1st ed. 145 pages. Hardcover. 1585444847 1-58544-484-7. First edition issued without dustjacket, in red cloth-covered boards with gilt steamboat design and titles. B/w illustrations, endnotes, bubliography, and index.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0767. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cresson, W.P.   JAMES MONROE  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 2004. Reprint. 577 pages. Leather. Easton's Library of the Presidents series, bound in very dark blue leather with four raised bands, bright gilt titles & decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon markers. B/w illustrations. .
VG/No Jacket. Tight, with no wear, but has owner's Easton bookplate on front endpaper, with his name on bookplate & notation on endpaper in black marker. A few small flaws in edge gilt. Thus rated only Very Good. # E0243. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cunnigham, Thomas Mayhew.   GEORGIA: BEFORE PLYMOUTH ROCK AND AFTERWARDS!  
New York: Newcomen Society England, 1949. Reprint. 28 pages. Paperback. 6 x 9 inch pamphlet providing an overview of Georgia history. This address was delivered during the "1949 Georgia Dinner" of the Newcomen Society of England, at which Mr. Cunningham was guest of honor, held at Savannah, Georgia, March 16, 1949.
VG/Wraps. Firm, no name or marks. Food spots on back, like it was laid on table. # A6754. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Curti, Merle.   THE 1920'S IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE: COTTON MEMORIAL PAPERS NUMBER 2  
El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1966. 1st ed. 18 pages. Paperback. This paper was first delivered as a public address on February 17, 1966, under the sponsorship of the Department of History of Texas Western College, as a part of the Distinguished Lecture Series. Stapled booklet.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # B9075. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Curtis, James C., & Lewis L. Gould.   THE BLACK EXPERIENCE IN AMERICA: SELECTED ESSAYS  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1973. Reprint. 199 pages. Paperback. 0292700962 0-292-70096-2. Eight essays from participants in a University of Texas public lecture series devoted to the Negro's role in American history. The series was held during the time the university was attemting to institute a program of Black studies in 1968.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B7933. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Davidson, Marshall B.   LIFE IN AMERICA (2 VOLUME SET IN SLIPCASES)  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1951. 1076 pages. Hardcover. "The story of the American Adventure form the medieval dream of a western paradise to the complex society of today" Wasn't post-war America just so fun, just & right. Here's the story of how we got there. Over 1,200 b/w illustrations help present the American experience. In two windowed slipcases.
Near Fine/Good+. One dj has spine chips, else VG in slightly edgeworn slipcases. PON. # A5625. $15.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dawson, .   CIVIL WAR AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE WEST, CATALOGUE 298  
Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1955. 72 pages. Hardcover. Catalogue of California bookstore makes excellent bibliography for Civil War and Western Americana books. First published in soft cover as three part series of catalogues, here together in dark blue hardcover.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. # B9746. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
de Kay, Jr., Ormonde.   MEET ANDREW JACKSON  
New York: Random House, 1967. 87 pages. Hardcover. From the Step-Up Books American History series, many titles starting with Meet... This one is illustrated by Isa Barnett. Map endpapers showing the United States from the American Revolution to 1845. Vintage book with sewn binding.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Appears never read. Light scuffing at tips. Spine is lightly tanned. # B7644. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dibble, Ernest, & Earle Newton.   IN SEARCH OF GULF COAST COLONIAL HISTORY  
Pensacola, FL: Historic Pensacola, 1970. 1st ed. 127 pages. Paperback. Proceedings of the first Gulf Coast History and Humanities Conference. Antique map pictorial cover.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, unmarked, clean save for several tiny spots on foredge. No wear # B5517. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dougherty, Kevin J.   ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE CONFEDERACY [EASTON PRESS LEATHER BINDING]  
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press Thunder Bay, 2010. 1st ed. 209 pages. Leather. 1434489715 1434489715. The Easton Press binding of the Thunder Bay Press edition, ISBN 1-60710-107-6. In full gray genuine leather, with gilt lettering and decorations, with 4 raised spine bands, moire endpapers and silk marker. Alphabetical listings of people, places and events. B/w, sepia & color illustrations and photos. Indexed. 9 x 12 inch format, 6 pounds.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Easton Press bookplate with owner name affixed to front endpaper, along with owner's address stamp. O/w a nice copy. # B9233. $95.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dubois, Jules.   OPERATION AMERICA: THE COMMUNIST CONSPIRACY IN LATIN AMERICA (SIGNED)  
New York: Walker and Company, 191963. 361 pages. Hardcover. Dubois describes the "Red Menace" in Latin America in the wake of the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. Inscribed to U.S. Representative from Indiana Earl Wilson, and signed by the author.
VG/Good+. Clean, very tight. Price-clipped dustjacket has tiny tears at spine tips and corners. # B9470. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dudley, Wade G.   SPLINTERING THE WOODEN WALL: THE BRITISH BLOCKADE OF THE UNITED STATES, 1812-1815  
Annapolis: Naval Institute, 2003. 1st ed. 229 pages. Hardcover. 155750167X 1-55750-167-X. Analysis and reinterpretation of the British blockade of the United States during the War of 1812. With tables, charts, maps, and illustrations. Bibliography and index.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear or marks. Owner name embossed inside. # E0996. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Early; Lee; Longstreet, & Chamberlain; G.   MEMOIRS OF THE CIVIL WAR GENERALS (EASTON PRESS, 6 VOLUME SET) JUBAL EARLY, ROBERT E. LEE, JAMES LONGSTREET, U.S. GRANT, CHAMBERLAIN  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 2005. Collector's Ed. Leather. Complete 6-volume series from Easton Press, being reprints of the memoirs of Civil War generals. Union Generals are bound in a dark blue leather and the Confederates are bound in a medium gray leather. Each volume with 4 raised spine bands, gilt decor, lettering & page edges, moire endpapers, & ribbon. A handsome set.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Leather covers are Fine, gilt edges show minor scuffs and a faint trace of sticker ghost on front endpapers from removed bookplates. No names or marks. Bindings are tight and appear unread. # B9748. $540.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ebeling, Richard, & Jacob Hornberger.   LIBERTY, SECURITY, AND THE WAR ON TERRORISM  
Fairfax, VA: Future of Freedom, 2003. 195 pages. Paperback. 1890687049 1-890687-04-9.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # B9706. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Egerton, Douglas R.   DEATH OR LIBERTY: AFRICAN AMERICANS AND REVOLUTIONARY AMERICA  
New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. Book Club ed. 342 pages. Hardcover. 0195306694 0-19-530669-4. A sweeping chronicle of African-American history, paying special attention to what black Americans did for themselves.
Fine/Fine. Book Club edition with no sign of use or handling. # B6222. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Eller, Ernest M., Rear Admiral, USN (Ret.   NAVAL WEAPONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION  
Washington, DC: American Defense Prepare, 19. 1st ed. 32 pages. Paperback. 8.5 x 11 pamphlet produced for the Bicentennial by the Am. Defense Preparedness Assoc. on the types, characteristics & ballistics of cannon used in the American Revolution. B/w illus, diagrams charts.
Fine/Wraps. A crisp, fine copy. # A3863. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ellis, Josepf J.   HIS EXCELLENCY: GEORGE WASHINGTON  
New York: Knopf, 2004. 1st ed. 320 pages. Hardcover. 1400040310 1400040310. Portrait of the man behind our country's genesis.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Crisp, tight, unmarked. # B8950. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Farmer, James.   LAY BARE THE HEART: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1998. Reprint. 370 pages. Paperback. 0875651887 0-87565-188-7. Personal account of the Civil Rights struggle of the 1950s and 1960s, written by a founder of the movement alongside Martin Luther King, Jr., Roy Wilkins, and Whitney Young. With a foreword by Don Carleton, director of the Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin, and a new preface.
VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper. # E0759. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Farr, James Barker.   BLACK ODYSSEY: THE SEAFARING TRADITIONS OF AFRO-AMERICANS  
Ann Arbor: UMI Dissertation Service, 1989. 289 pages. Paperback. Dissertation for the author's 1982 Ph.D.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. In black card covers with paste-on title. # B5662. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Felton, Bill & Harry.   NONE OF THE ABOVE: POLITICAL WATERSHED AT THE GRASS ROOTS  
Alvin, TX: Swan Publishing, 1992. 1st ed. 230 pages. Paperback. 0943629055 0-943629-05-5. Inscribed to owner and signed by the author. Commentary on American politics and political campaigning.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear. # E0392. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fisher, O.C.   MY EARLY LIFE AND LATER  
no place: Fisher, 1987. 1st ed. 105 pages. Hardcover. Autobiography of Texas attorney who was a state representative and spent 32 years in the U.S. Congress.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling on book. # B4633. $65.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ford, Gerald R.   A TIME TO HEAL: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GERALD R. FORD (SIGNED)  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 1987. Limited ed. 454 pages. Leather. Dark red leather with three raised bands and bright gilt titles and decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon marker. Gerald Ford autobiography in Easton's Library of the Presidents Series. B/w photos. SIGNED by Gerald Ford.
VG/No Jacket. No wear on boards, but a few small scuffs on gilt edges. Owner bookplate and 38th-Rep in black marker inside front board. # B9603. $110.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Freeman, Douglas Southall.   WASHINGTON: AN ABRIDGEMENT IN ONE VOLUME  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 1985. Reprint. 780 pages. Leather. Easton's Library of the Presidents series, bound in very dark blue leather with five raised bands, bright gilt titles & decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon markers. B/w illustrations and maps. Abridgement by Richard Harwell of the seven volume GEORGE WASHINGTON by Freeman. .
VG/No Jacket. Tight, with no wear, but has owner's Easton bookplate on front endpaper, with his name on bookplate & notation on endpaper in black marker. A few small flaws in edge gilt. Thus rated only Very Good. # E0241. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fuess, Claude Moore.   AMHERST: THE STORY OF A NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1935. 1st ed. 372 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated with 91 old prints, engravings, cartoons, and photographs.
VG/Good. Tight, sharp corners, no marks. Worn white Dj faded on spine. # B6386. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Garces, Francisco.   RECORD OF TRAVELS IN ARIZONA AND CALIFORNIA 1775-1776: A NEW TRANSLATION EDITED BY JOHN GALVIN.  
San Francisco: John Howell - Books, 1967. Reprint. 126 pages. Hardcover. Four color plates, b/w drawings, two folding maps. Obviously never read because many pages have never been cut apart. Cloth cover seems to be designed after early weaving or beadwork human figure. Original mylar jacket in fine condition. 1500 copies.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling. # B5219. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Garwood, Ellen Clayton.   WILL CLAYTON: A SHORT BIOGRAPHY  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1958. 1st ed. 164 pages. Hardcover. Life of former Secretary of State Clayton, who was instrumental in developing the Marshall Plan following WWII. B/w photos, chronology, index.
Fine/Fine. SIGNED by his daughter, the author. # A2946. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gauss, Morse, Lloyd, Perry,, & Broun.   AMERICA IN THE WAR (FIVE VOLUME SET)  
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1918. 1st ed. 1369 pages. Hardcover. Set complete in five volumes. The volumes each have 4-10 b/w illustrations. Volume 2 has an index of men mentioned in the text. Gauss, Christian-WHY WE WENT TO WAR; Morse, Edwin W.-VANGUARD OF AMERICAN VOLUNTEERS; Lloyd, Nelson-HOW WE WE WENT TO WAR; Perry, Lawrence-OUR NAVY IN THE WAR; Broun, Heywood-OUR ARMY IN THE WAR. Blue cloth-covered boards with gilt titles on spines. Blindstamped eagle design on fronts.
Good+/No Jacket. All hinges firm, corners sharp, unmarked. Text edges darkened and foxed. Silverfishing some places on top edge of boards and top of spine on Vol. 1. # B8529. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
George, Jr., Henry.   THE LIFE OF HENRY GEORGE  
Toronto: Poole Publishing Co., 1900. 1st ed. 634 pages. Hardcover. Biography of the political economist and author who helped develop the concept of property tax on land. Covers his early life in Pennsylvania, his move west to California, criticisms of the railroads and land use policies. He was also an advocate for voting rights and the secret ballot. B/w photos, extensive index. In green cloth with gilt lettering. .
VG/No Jacket. Hint of wear to spine ends, else VG+. # B8014. $10.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Goetzmann, William H.   NEW LANDS, NEW MEN: AMERICA AND THE SECOND GREAT AGE OF DISCOVERY  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1995. Reprint. 528 pages. Hardcover. 0876111487 0-87611-148-7. Reprint of the Viking 1986 original. Number sixteen in the Fred and Ella Mae Moore Texas History Reprint Series. This is the third volume in Goetzmann's Exploration Trilogy.
New/New. A new copy. # B5522. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Greene, A. C.   900 MILES ON THE BUTTERFIELD TRAIL  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 1994. 1st ed. 293 pages. Hardcover. 0929398734 0-929398-73-4. Map endpapers. Retracing on the ground and in literature the route of Butterfield Overland Mail service.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B5424. $27.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Grimsted, David.   NOTIONS OF THE AMERICANS 1820-1860  
New York: George Braziller, 1970. 1st ed. 347 pages. Hardcover. A study of the American culture in the Jackson age. Third book in the American Culture Series.
VG/VG. Dj rubbed on edges. # A4743. $6.75     Inquire Now  
Hale, Edward Everett.   HOW TO CONQUER TEXAS, BEFORE TEXAS CONQUERS US  
No Place: Roger Beacham, 1978. 1st ed. 53 pages. Hardcover. Limited to 395 copies, being a reprint of Hale's tract urging northerners to settle in Texas to dilute the impact of her entrance into the Union as a slave state. Reproduction of the tract cover tipped in. Included is a reprint of a speech by Charles J. Jack at the meeting in favor of the Re-annexation of Texas to the United States, April 5, 1844. Cover reproduction also tipped in. Paper covered boards with map decoration and gilt. Fine printing, a Holman design, being # 1 in the Rate Texana Series.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # A4727. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hall, John A.   THE GREAT STRIKE ON THE 'Q' WITH A HISTORY OF THE ORGANIZATION AND GROWTH OF THE BROTHERHOOD OF LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS, FIREMEN, SWITCHMEN  
Chicago: Elliott & Beezely, 1889. 1st ed. 124 pages. Hardcover. History of the strike on the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad in March of 1888. Much on union activity. In dark maroon decorative boards with bright gilt title, black decoration.
Good+/No Jacket. Cover has some silverfishing, o/w clean, tight, no marks. # A9867. $37.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Harrington, J.C.   GLASSMAKING AT JAMESTOWN: AMERICA'S FIRST INDUSTRY  
Richmond, VA: Dietz Press, Inc., 1952. 1st ed. 47 pages. Paperback. Illustrated with b/w drawings.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked stapled pamphlet. # B5040. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hart, Jeffrey, & signed by Buckley.   THE AMERICAN DISSENT: A DECADE OF MODERN CONSERVATISM (SIGNED)  
Garden City: Doubleday, 1966. 1st ed. 262 pages. Hardcover. This book is inscribed and signed on the FFEP by William F. Buckley and contains a particular emphasis on him and his NATIONAL REVIEW. Signed by Buckley, not the author.
Good+/Good+. Clean, tight, light sign of usage. # B4296. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hatch, Jr., Charles E.   POPES CREEK PLANTATION: BIRTHPLACE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON  
Virginia: Wakefield Nat. Memorial, 1979. 173 pages. Paperback. 0934146004 0-934146-00-4. Study of Washington's birthplace and his boyhood environment. Includes family tree and archeological inspection of the property. B/w illustrations and maps.
VG/Wraps. Firm binding, without reader crease or marks. Off-white cover is some tanned. # E0265. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hawkins, Walace.   CASE OF JOHN C. WATROUS, UNITED STATES JUDGE FOR TEXAS: A POLITCAL STORY OF HIGH CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1950. 109 pages. Hardcover. Biography of the life of Watrous, an Attorney General for the Republic of Texas, then first U.S. Judge for Texas, and his travails against political rivals. B/w illus, fold-out letter. Very nice. Limited to 1,200 copies, with book design by Carl Hertzog.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Immaculate. # B9084. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hemsworth, Jerri, & Doug Davis.   LIGHTHOUSES OF THE CHESAPEAKE  
not stated, no date. 32 pages. Paperback. Map illustration by Rebekah Beaton. Thirty-two lighthouse color photos, with description and history of each.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Price sticker on back. # B4311. $2.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Henderson, Hank.   NO FLAG FOR MY COFFIN  
Warroad, MN: Wayward Wind Publication, 1990. 1st ed. 576 pages. Paperback. Biographical tale of mid-century America. Signed by the author inside front cover. Two sheet addendum to the author's life and three sheet bio of another veteran (Vaughn Hampton) included.
VG/Wraps. Tight binding. Lght stain at lower front edge of front cover. # B8170. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hiebert, Clarence.   BROTHERS IN DEED TO BROTHERS IN NEED: A SCRAPBOOK ABOUT MENNONITE IMMIGRANTS FROM RUSSIA 1870-1885  
Newton KS: Faith and Life Press, 1974. 1st ed. 469 pages. Hardcover. 0873030370 0-87303-037-0. Family tree of the Mennonites on rear endpapers, and map on front endpapers. Discusses differences in ethnicities of the immigrants, shades of difference in their religious beliefs, and how they fit in to life in the United States and Canada. Info drawn from documents, newspapers, immigrant lists. Photos and index. Cream-colored duckcloth covered boards with brown title and illustration on front, and title on spine.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no name or marks. # E1030. $120.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth.   LIFE AND TIMES OF STEPHEN HIGGINSON  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1907. 1st ed. 306 pages. Hardcover. Noted turn-of-the-century author writes a biography of his grandfather, a member of the Continental Congress. Very dark green embossed boards, gilt titles & top edge. Tan dustjacked with black titles. Scarce in dustjacket. Published September, 1909 stated on copyright page.
Near Fine/Good. Clean, solid, unmarked. Dustjacket has two 1" chips at top & bottom of spine. # B0158. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Holloway, Jean.   EDWARD EVERETT HALE: A BIOGRAPHY  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1956. 275 pages. Hardcover. Biography of the noted & prolific writer. Indexed.
VG/No Jacket. # A7825. $6.75     Inquire Now  
Houston, David F.   EIGHT YEARS WITH WILSON'S CABINET, 1913 TO 1920, WITH A PERSONAL ESTIMATE OF THE PRESIDENT  
Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Co.,. 1st ed. 728 pages. Hardcover. Two volume set documenting Wilson's presidency by his Secretary of Agriculture and briefly Sec. of the Treasury. In maroon cloth with gilded top edge.
Good+/No Jacket. Solid copy. Has scattered light pencil underlining, stain on spine. # B6445. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Houston, Sam.   LIFE OF GENERAL SAM HOUSTON: A SHORT AUTOBIOGRAPHY  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1964. Reprint. 15 pages. Paperback. Houston's third-person autobiography vividly describing his capabilities as general and leader of the Texas forces in 1836, his ability to govern, represent and negociate as a political figure, and his overall worthiness to become the next President of the United States. Facsimile reprint of the 1855 article.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. Perfect. # A0758. $33.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Howard, Leon.   ESSAYS ON PURITANS AND PURITANISM  
Albuquerque: Univ. New Mexico, 1986. 1st ed. 221 pages. Hardcover. 0826308775 0-8263-0877-5. Essays on the nature of the influence of Puritans and Puritanism on the culture and literature of the United States.
Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E0226. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Howe, George Frederick.   CHESTER A. ARTHUR: A QUARTER-CENTURY OF MACHINE POLITICS  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 1987. Reprint. 307 pages. Leather. Easton's Library of the Presidents series, bound in light brown leather with five raised bands, bright gilt titles & decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon markers.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, with no wear, but has owner's Easton bookplate on front endpaper, with his name on bookplate & notation on endpaper in black marker. A few small flaws in edge gilt. Thus rated only Very Good. # E0234. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hyams, Joe.   MICHAEL REAGAN: ON THE OUTSIDE LOOKING IN (SIGNED)  
New York: Zebra/Kensington, 1988. 1st ed. 286 pages. Hardcover. 0821723928 0-8217-2392-8. Author signed on the half-title page "to Thomas".
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, book and Dj in fine unmarked condition. # B4303. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jensen, editor, Oliver.   NINETIES: GLIMPSES OF A LOST BUT LIVELY WORLD  
New York: American Heritage, 1967. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. A new book still in publisher's shipping carton, in our back room for thirty years. Essays on life of the American people in this exciting decade of change. Filled with b/w and color photos and drawings.
Fine/No Jacket. # A9572. $10.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Josephy, Alvin M.   NOW THAT THE BUFFALO'S GONE: A STUDY OF TODAY'S AMERICAN INDIANS  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1989. Reprint. 301 pages. Paperback. Study of the issues affecting Native Americans in modern times: Racis,land and mineral rights, fishing & hunting claims, sovereignty and self-determination.
Fine/Wraps. # B4150. $4.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Josephy, Jr., Alvin M.   AMERICAN HERITAGE OCTOBER 1977, VOLUME 28/NUMBER 6  
New York: American Heritage, 1977. 1st ed. 112 pages. Hardcover. Major articles on the U-2 spy plane, solving the energy crisis, and the Grizzly bear. Also essays on Aimee Semple McPherson, J, Robert Oppenheimer, baseball, and much else.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Illustrated in color and b/w. # B6028. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Judsom, Clara Ingram.   MIGHTY SOO: FIVE HUNDRED YEARS AT SAULT STE. MARIE  
New York: Follett Publishing, 1955. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. Children's history of the Great Lakes area, beginning with Native Americans, through fur trappers and frontier life, to modern shipping and commerce. Pictorial boards showing a modern freighter in a lock. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Robert Frankenberg.
Near Fine/Good. Clean, tight, unmarked. Foxing on top edge and enpapers. Dj is darkened, worn at all tips, and chipped at flap folds. Dj features same illustration as boards. We have retained it for info on flaps. # B7212. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Karnow, Stanley.   VIETNAM: A HISTORY  
New York: Viking Press, 1983. Book Club ed. 750 pages. Hardcover. 0670746045 0-670-74604-5. The companion to the acclaimed PBS series, the first complete account of Vietnam at war. B/w photos, thoroughly indexed. A nice, solid copy.
VG/VG. # A9235. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Kieffer, Chester L.   MALIGNED GENERAL: A BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS S. JESUP  
San Rafael CA: Presidio Press, 1979. 1st ed. 376 pages. Hardcover. 0891410279 0-89141-027-9. After serving in the War of 1812, and playing an important role in the development of the U.S. Army in its formative years, Jesup became a pawn in political conflict between Whigs and Democrats.
Fine/VG. Tight, unmarked book. Dustjacket has minor scuffing at corners and spine ends and a quarter-inch tear at lower back. # E1008. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kissinger, Henry.   OBSERVATIONS: SELECTED SPEECHES AND ESSAYS 1982-1984  
London: Michael Joseph, 1985. 1st ed. 246 pages. Hardcover. 0718125355 0-7181-2535-5.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Edges foxed, o/w no wear on book or Dj # B3180. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Koontz, Louis K.   THE VIRGINIA FRONTIER 1754-1763  
Bowie MD: Heeritage Books, Inc., 1992. Reprint. 186 pages. Paperback. 1556136633 1-55613-663-3. Facsimile reprint of 1925 Johns Hopkins Study in Historical and Political Science. A history of the Virginia frontier during the French and Indian War.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no name or marks, very little indication of handling. # E1128. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Latimer, Jon.   1812: WAR WITH AMERICA  
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2007. 1st ed. 637 pages. Hardcover. 0674025849 0-674-02584-9. The first history of the War of 1812 written from a British perspective. B/w illustrations and 16 maps. Bibliography and index.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1007. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lotchin (editor), Roger W.   NARRATIVES OF THE SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE AND FIRE OF 1906  
Chicago: Lakeside Press, 2011. 308 pages. Hardcover. In their own words, the experiences of twelve eyewitnesses to the earthquake and fire which destroyed the heart of one of the world's most beautiful cities.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. # E1058. $9.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Madigan, Tim.   SEE NO EVIL: BLIND DEVOTION AND BLOODSHED IN DAVID KORESH'S HOLY WAR  
Fort Worth: Summit Group, 1993. 1st ed. 300 pages. Paperback. 1565300637 1-56530-063-7. Stand-off and violent end of the Branch Davidians' struggle at Waco with agents of the Federal government.
New/Wraps. New copies. # E0216. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Magocsi, Paul R.   THE RUSSIAN AMERICANS: THE PEOPLES OF NORTH AMERICA  
New York: Chelsea House, 1989. Reprint. 111 pages. Hardcover. 0877548994 0-87754-899-4. Introductory essay by Daniel Patrick Moynihan. History of Russia as background for repeated waves of immigrants to Canada and United States. B/w photos.
New/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # B9838. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Maier, Pauline.   AMERICAN SCRIPTURE: MAKING THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE  
New York: Knopf, 1997. 1st ed. 304 pages. Hardcover. 0679454926 0-679-45492-6. Background and context of America's sacred document.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear, but a dent on bottom edge of front board. # B8625. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Marinbach, Bernard.   GALVESTON: ELLIS ISLAND OF THE WEST  
Albany, NY: SUNY, 1983. Reprint. 240 pages. Paperback. 0873957016 0-87395-701-6. Story of the "Galveston Movement", a unique attempt to organize and channel Jewish immigration from Russia and Eastern Europe to settlement in the American West. Ten thousand Jews came through Galveston between the years 1907 and 1914. In the SUNY Series Modern Jewish History.
New/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # B4713. $23.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McCullough (introduction), David.   OUT WHITE HOUSE: LOOKING IN, LOOKING OUT  
Cambridge: Candlewick Press, 2008. 1st ed. 242 pages. Hardcover. 076362067X 0-7636-2067-X. Essays and illustrations by many well-known authors and artists.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. # E0514. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McDermott, editor, John Francis.   THE FRONTIER RE-EXAMINED  
Urbana: Univ. Illinois, 1967. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. Collection of thirteen papers which re-examine a wide range of events central to nineteenth century life. Much on the fur trade, western trails, myth and literature of the West. Sticker ghost on FEP.
Near Fine/Good+. Dj PC, foxed, not worn. Book crisp, tight, clean. No name or marks. # A1675. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McKenney, Thomas L., & James Hall.   THE INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA WITH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES AND ANECDOTES OF THE PRINCIPAL CHIEFS (3-VOLUME SET)  
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1933. 1st ed. 1255 pages. Hardcover. Solid three-volume set, printed 1933-1934; 442, 458 & 355 pages with 123 full-page color plates and 2 fold-out maps. In blue coth with gilt lettering and blindstamped cover.
VG/No Jacket. Some silverfishing on spines, minor bruise to two corners. A clean and solid set which appears to have seen little handling. # B4689. $675.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McReynolds, Edwin C.   THE SEMINOLES  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1985. Reprint. 400 pages. Paperback. 0806112557 0-8061-1255-7. From the Civilization of the American Indian Series. Fourth printing.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Unread. # B5675. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McWilliams, Doc.   COMMITMENT AND VALOR  
Cambridge, MD: B.P. Productions, 2002. Reprint. 148 pages. Paperback.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, only mark is a diagonal crease on lower front cover. # B3906. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Means, Florence and Carl.   THE SILVER FLEECE: A STORY OF THE SPANISH IN NEW MEXICO  
Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1950. 1st ed. 213 pages. Hardcover. From the publisher's Land of the Free Series. Illustrated by Edwin L. Schmidt. Seventeenth century Spanish and Indians fought for possesion of the Valley of the Rio Grande.
Good+/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked, first printing. Edges foxed. No Dj. # B6881. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Meyerson, Michael I.   LIBERTY'S BLUEPRINT  
New York: Basic Books, 2008. Book Club ed. 309 pages. Hardcover. 0465002641 0-465-00264-1. How Madison and Hamilton wrote the Federalist Papers, defined the Constitution, and made democracy safe for the world.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Unread book club edition. # B4819. $12.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Michel III, Marshall.   ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO AMERICA'S CIVIL WAR SITES  
New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 2004. 1st ed. 319 pages. Paperback. 0760738297 0-7607-3829-7. 19 pages of maps, biographies of the generals, info on every aspect of the battles, and visitor info for the sites. Lots of b/w and color illustrations.
Fine/Wraps. No sign of use or handling. # B8983. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Miller, William J., & Brian C. Pohanka.   AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR: IMAGES OF AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY  
New York: Barnes & Noble, 2006. Reprint. 454 pages. Hardcover. 0760784116 0-7607-8411-6. 700 b/w images and 23 essays, seven pages of battle summaries by state, and index, make an authoritative history of the Civil War.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9776. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mitchell, Memory F.   NORTH CAROLINA'S SIGNERS DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE & THE CONSTITUTION  
Raleigh, NC: NC Dept. Cultural Resour, 1980. Reprint. 55 pages. Paperback. 0865260974 0-86526-097-4. Brief sketches of the men who signed the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, along with the text of those documents.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight. "P. 16 Blount" written on title page, o/w unmarked. # B0136. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Molyneaux, Peter.   COTTON SOUTH AND AMERICAN TRADE POLICY (WORLD AFFAIRS BOOK # 17)  
New York: Natl. Peace Conference, 1936. 63 pages. Hardcover. Author looks at cotton trade policies throughout U.S. history.
Good+/Fair. Dj worn and foxed. # A6545. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Morand, Julia P.M.   HUGUENOT SOCIETY OF AMERICA CATALOGUE OR BIBLIOGRAPHY SECOND ED  
Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1971. 2nd ed. 351 pages. Hardcover. 0806304758 0-8063-0475-8. Catalogue of the Library of the Huguenot Society of America, Classified with reference to emigrations and settlements. 1971 original, ISBN 0806304758.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no name or marks. Several insect soil spots on foredge. # B6341. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morgan, William N.   PREHISTORIC ARCHITECTURE IN THE EASTERN UNITED STATES  
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1980. 1st ed. 197 pages. Hardcover. 0262131609 0-262-13160-9. Initial examination of structures built thousands of years before Columbus. Illustrated with maps, drawings, and aerial photos. Comparable sites from other parts of the world are included.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Top is foxed. Dj light rubs at edges, corners. # B4609. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Myers, William Starr.   WOODROW WILSON: SOME PRINCETON MEMORIES  
Princeton: Princeton Univ., 1946. 1st ed. 91 pages. Hardcover. Informal sketches of Wilson by his colleagues during his years as president of Princeton University. Contributors include George McLean Harper, Robert K. Root, Edward S. Corwin, Myers, Edwint Grant Conklin, Luther P. Eisenhart, and J. Duncan Spaeth.
VG/Good+. Book has lengthy gift inscription with interesting Princeton anecdote. Dustjacket has light edgwear on one short tear. Price-clipped. # B7296. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
National Capital Committee, .   HOW TO SPEND A DAY OR A WEEK IN WASHINGTON, WORLD'S GREATEST NATIONAL CAPITAL  
Wash, D.C.: Washington Board Trade, 1935. 24 pages. Paperback. Day by day itinerary for viewing all the historic and scenic sites of the capital city. B/w photos in the text and a colorful map cover. This book is undated, but probably 1930s judging by the vehicles pictured and there is no mention of the Pentagon constructed beginning in 1941.
Fine/Wraps. Stapled booklet without marks or wear. # B9067. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
National Geographic, .   AMERICA'S WONDERLANDS & AMERICA'S HISTORYLANDS 2 VOLUMES IN SLIPCASE  
New York: national Geographic, 1967. 2nd ed. 1100 pages. Hardcover. A new enlarged edition of America's Wonderlands: The National Parks and America's Historylands: Landmarks of Liberty. Both books have hundreds of color illustrations and folded maps in rear pockets. In slipcase with a cover image on each side.
Fine/Fine. All as new...no wear, no marks. # E0893. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
National Society, U. S. Daughters of 181.   PROCEEDINGS OF 90TH ASSOC. COUNCIL NEWS-LETTER WITH DIRECTORY VOL. 59: #1, #2, #3 JULY AND NOVEMBER, 1982 AND FEBRUARY, 1983  
Maryland: U.S. Daughters 1812, 1982-83. 1st ed. 250 pages. Paperback. Includes all three books of volume 59. National Society United States Daughters of 1812.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight. Few inked notes on cover of No. 1. Mail labels on rear. # B0625. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Neumann, George C.   SWORDS & BLADES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION  
Texarkana, TX: Rebel Publishing Co., Inc., 1. 3rd ed. 288 pages. Hardcover. 0960566694 0-9605666-9-4. Drawings by George C. Woodbridge and b/w photos throughout. Glossary of terms, illustrated nomenclature summary, bibliography, and index. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on spine. White color illustrated dustjacket.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, sharp corners. Dustjacket has several tiny mended tears along bottom edge. # E0926. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nichols, Roy Franklin.   THE SLOW EVOLUTION OF AMERICAN POLITICS: COTTON MEMORIAL PAPERS NUMBER 3  
El Paso: U.T. El Paso, 1967. 1st ed. 18 pages. Paperback. This paper was first delivered as a Robert L. Goff Lecture on February 3, 1967 at the University of Texas at El Paso, and published in this pamphlet August, 1967.
Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B9076. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nicholson, Meredith.   THE HOOSIERS (1900 EDITION)  
New York: Macmillan, 1900. 277 pages. Hardcover. Studies of notable cultural writers, poets and authors of Indiana. In dark red cloth coverd boards. From Macmillan's series National Studies in American Letters.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with pocket and stamps. Light silverfish marks in one area of cover. # B0153. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nixon, Richard.   THE MEMOIRS OF RICHARD NIXON VOLUME I (SIGNED) AND VOLUME II  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 1978. Limited ed. 1118 pages. Leather. Two volume set in very dark navy blue leather with five raised bands and bright gilt titles and decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon markers. B/w photos. SIGNED by Richard Nixon in Volume I. Easton's Library of the Presidents Series.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, but a few small flaws in edge gilt. Owner bookplates on front endpapers of both volumes, with notation '37th-Rep' in black marker. # B9606. $210.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
North, Oliver.   UNDER FIRE: AN AMERICAN STORY (SIGNED)  
New York: HarperCollins, 1991. 1st ed. 446 pages. Hardcover. 0060183349 0-06-018334-9. The Little Colonel puts his spin on his career in the military, in politics, the Iran-COntra Affair, the National Security State and gives tips on running a paper shredder. Inscribed and Signed to Lee. B/w photos, indexed. Stated 1st edition.
Fine/Fine. An immaculate copy. # B9027. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Novak, Robert D.   AGONY OF THE G.O.P. 1964  
New York: Macmillan, 1965. Reprint. 469 pages. Hardcover.
Good+/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no name or marks. No Dj. # B3175. $10.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Obama, Barack.   THE AUDACITY OF HOPE: THOUGHTS ON RECLAIMING THE AMERICAN DREAM  
New York: Crown Publishers, 2006. 1st ed. 376 pages. Hardcover. 0307237699 0-307-23769-9. Through discord and struggle, Americans have always been guided by a dogged optimism for the future.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9553. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Olmsted, Frederick Law.   A JOURNEY IN THE SEABOARD SLAVE STATES, WITH REMARKS ON THEIR ECONOMY  
New York: Dix and Edwards, 1856. 1st ed. 715 pages. Hardcover. Commentary on places and people...black and white, as the author travelled from Washington through the southern states to Louisiana. Howes O-78. Brown cloth-covered boards with embossed decorative design. Title on spine is copper-colored gilt.
VG/No Jacket. Binding and hinges very firm. Front free endpaper removed. No marks or tears. Corners square, spine ends softened. There is a half-inch chip to the foredge of the front board. # B9645. $525.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Opitz, Edmund A.   LEVIATHAN AT WAR  
Irvington: Found. Economic Freedom, 1995. Reprint. 191 pages. Paperback. 1572460091 1-57246-009-1.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # B9759. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Otis, James.   THE BOY SPIES OF OLD NEW YORK  
New York: A.L. Burt Co., 1899. 265 pages. Hardcover. The story of how the Young SPies prevented the Capture of General Washington. In decorative cream cloth covers.
VG/No Jacket. Owner's name, clean. # B4046. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Otis, James.   HANNAH OF KENTUCKY: A STORY OF THE WILDERNESS ROAD  
New York: American Book Company, no date. 1st ed. 148 pages. Hardcover. Seventh book in Otis' U.S. history series for young readers, told from a child's perspective. Tan cloth with black and brown title and decoration. Book ads in rear.
Good/No Jacket. Strong binding. Corners lightly worn. Clean. Chip in spine cloth. # B7029. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Otis, James.   THE MINUTE BOYS OF THE MOHAWK VALLEY  
Boston: Page & Company, 1926. New Edition. 315 pages. Hardcover. New edition, being a reprint by Page & Co. of the Estes original. In pictorial yellow cloth covers, with fine b/w engravings by A. Burnham White on individual pages.
VG/No Jacket. No names or marks. A nice, solid copy. # B4044. $31.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Palin, Sarah.   AMERICA BY HEART: REFLECTIONS ON FAMILY, FAITH AND FLAG (SIGNED)  
New York: HarperCollins, 2010. 1st ed. 276 pages. Hardcover. 0062010964 0-06-201096-4. Former vice-presidntial candidate and and quitter-in-chief of Alaska presents her views on politics, family, religion and patriotism. 16 page sectio of color photos. Specially bound edition, with signature page, SIGNED by the author, and a signed first edition sticker on dustjacket.
Fine/Fine. A fine, appearently unread copy. # B8824. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Payne, Elizabeth.   MEET THE PILGRIM FATHERS  
New York: Random House, 1966. 86 pages. Hardcover. From the Step-Up Books American history series, many titles starting with Meet... This one is illustrated by H.B. Vestal. Map endpapers showing places mentioned in the book. Vintage book with sewn binding.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Appears never read. Slight scuffing at tips. Spine is lightly tanned. # B7639. $7.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pearson Scott Foresman, .   CELEBRATE FREEDOM: SONGS, SYMBOLS, AND SAYINGS OF THE UNITED STATES  
Glenview, IL: Pearson Educational, 2003. Reprint. 48 pages. Paperback. 0328036749 0-328-03674-9. U.S history, social studies, civics, and patriotism all in one small booklet for intermediate grades.
New/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # B9129. $2.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Perry, Charles E.   FOUNDERS AND LEADERS OF CONNECTICUT 1633-1783  
Boston: D.C. Heath, 1934. 1st ed. 319 pages. Hardcover. Blue boards in nice condition, text edges foxed, but dj chipped and edgeworn.
VG/Fair. Firm. straight binding. PON and marginalia in her family section. # B4320. $10.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Peskin, Allan.   GARFIELD  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 2004. Reprint. 716 pages. Leather. Easton's Library of the Presidents series, bound in dark green leather with three raised bands, bright gilt titles & decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon markers. .
VG/No Jacket. Tight, with no wear, but has owner's Easton bookplate on front endpaper, with his name on bookplate & notation on endpaper in black marker. Thus rated only Very Good. # E0237. $31.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Peterson, Harold L.   THE AMERICAN SWORD 1775-1945: A SURVEY OF SWORDS WORN BY UNIFORMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THE REVOLUTION TO THE CLOSE OF WWII  
Philadelphia: Ray Riling Arms Books Company,. Revised ed. 346 pages. Hardcover. A survey of the swords worn by the uniformed forces of the United States from the Revolutionto the close of World War II. A new revised edition including 60 page American Silver Mounted Swords 1700-1815 bound-in at rear. Illustrated throughout with b/w photos and drawings. Indexed. Red cloth-covered boards with bright gilt cavalry officer on front brandishing a sword and bright title on spine. Red dustjacket with white title and decoration.
VG/Fair. Book clean, tight, without wear. Dustjacket is tattered with piece missing at top of spine, tapering to front and back, chips and tears. # E0925. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Peterson, Merrill D.   THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE NEW NATION  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 2003. Reprint. 1072 pages. Leather. Easton's Library of the Presidents series, bound in red leather with four raised bands, bright gilt titles & decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon markers. B/w illustrations. .
VG/No Jacket. Tight, with no wear, but has owner's Easton bookplate on front endpaper, with his name on bookplate & notation on endpaper in black marker. A few small flaws in edge gilt. Thus rated only Very Good. # E0240. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Petro, Sylvester.   THE KOHLER STRIKE: UNION VIOLENCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE LAW  
Chicago: Henry Regnery & Co., 1961. 1st ed. 118 pages. Hardcover. Deep investigation of the Kohler Strike involving the United Auto Workers (UAW) in 1954-55.
Good+/Good+. # A7306. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Phipps, Joe.   SUMMER STOCK: BEHIND THE SCENES WITH LBJ IN'48  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1992. 1st ed. 346 pages. Hardcover. 0875651070 0-87565-107-0. Recollections of a political drama written by a man who was near the middle of it.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, no name or marks. # B5432. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pollack, Kenneth M.   THE THREATENING STORM: THE CASE FOR INVADING IRAQ  
New York: Random House, 2002. Reprint. 494 pages. Hardcover. 0375509283 0-375-50928-3. More balanced than some opinions, but still firmly in the Neocon camp.
Near Fine/Near Fine. # A8956. $5.75     Inquire Now  
Postrel, Virginia.   THE FUTURE AND ITS ENEMIES: THE GROWING CONFLICT OVER CREATIVITY, ENTERPRISE, AND PROGRESS (SIGNED)  
New York: Free Press, 1998. 1st ed. 265 pages. Hardcover. 0684827603 0-684-82760-3. Signed on bookplate by the author. An exploration of how progress really occurs. Endnotes and index.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Lower corner lightly bumped. # B9578. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Powell, William S.   NORTH CAROLINA: A HISTORY  
Chapel Hill: Univ. North Carolina, 1997. Reprint. 231 pages. Paperback. 0807842192 0-8078-4219-2.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No visible wear. # B3003. $6.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Quarles, Garland R.   GEORGE WASHINGTON AND WINCHESTEER, VIRGINIA 1748-1758 A DECADE OF PREPARATION FOR RESPONSIBILITIES TO COME  
Winchester, VA: Winchester-Frederick, 1974. 1st ed. 80 pages. Paperback. Volume VIII: Winchester - Frederick County Historical Society Papers. Includes separate 23 page pamphlet 'Historic Winchester and the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia', dated 1982, from the Historic Society. The larger item has the darkened ghost of another book on the cover.
Near Fine/Wraps. Both stapled pamphlets clean, tight, unmarked and free of wear. # B5682. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Reeves, Richard.   PRESIDENT KENNEDY: PROFILE OF POWER  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 2000. Reprint. 798 pages. Leather. Easton's Library of the Presidents series, bound in green leather with three raised bands, bright gilt titles & decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon markers. B/w illustrations. .
VG/No Jacket. Tight, with no wear, but has owner's Easton bookplate on front endpaper, with his name on bookplate & notation on endpaper in black marker. Thus rated only Very Good. # E0256. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rico, Johnny.   BORDER CROSSER ONE GRINGO'S ILLICIT PASSAGE FROM MEXICO INTO AMERICA  
New York: Ballantine Books, 2009. 1st ed. 265 pages. Hardcover. 034550383X 0-345-50383-X.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked first edition. # B2879. $5.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Robinson, Lewis G.   THE MAKING OF A MAN: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY (SIGNED)  
Cleveland: Greer & Sons, 1972. Reprint. 213 pages. Hardcover. Autobiography of noted Cleveland civil rights activist and freedom fighter, Lew Green Robinson, who was a founder of J.F.K. House (Jomo Freedom Kenyatta) and Freedom Fighters of Cleveland. B/w photos. This copy INSCRIBED & SIGNED on the front free endpaper by Mr. Robinson. Second printing. A nice piece of civil rights history.
Near Fine/Good+. Book is Fine, dustjacket has edgewear and a few short (1/4 inch or less) tears. # B9454. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rocca, Mo.   ALL THE PRESIDENTS' PETS: THE STORY OF ONE REPORTER WHO REFUSED TO ROLL OVER  
New York: Crown Publishers, 2004. 1st ed. 245 pages. Hardcover. 1400052254 1400052254. Signed by the author to Georgina. Tongue-in-cheek history of presidents' assorted pets.
Fine/Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. # B9246. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rowe, William Hutchinson.   SHIPBUILDING DAYS IN CASCO BAY 1727-1890: BEING FOOTNOTES TO THE MARITIME HISTORY OF MAINE (1966 REPRINT)  
Freeport, ME: Bond Wheelwright Company, 1966. Reprint. 222 pages. Hardcover. A reprint of the 1929 original. Seventeen b/w illustrations. Map endpapers of Casco Bay. Green tweedcloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine. Brown dusdjacket with illustration of the Ship Frank Johnson.
Near Fine/VG. Book free of wear or marks. Dustjacket lightly scuffed, mostly at top of spine. # E0993. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Russell, Francis.   THE SHADOW OF BLOOMING GROVE: WARREN G. HARDING IN HIS TIMES  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 2003. Reprint. 691 pages. Leather. Easton's Library of the Presidents series, bound in dark blue leather with four raised bands, bright gilt titles & decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon markers. .
VG/No Jacket. Tight, with no wear, but has owner's Easton bookplate on front endpaper, with his name on bookplate & notation on endpaper in black marker. Thus rated only Very Good. # E0259. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Samuels, Charlie, & George Grey.   AMERICA: THE MAKING OF A NATION  
Boston: Little, Brown, 2008. 1st Am. ed. 29 pages. Hardcover. 0316031704 0-316-03170-4. Engineered book with flaps to lift and great illustrations. Landscape format. A faceted crystal star is embedded in the front cover. Makes history come alive for the scool-age reader.
Near Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. # E1086. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Saxon, Lyle.   FABULOUS NEW ORLEANS  
New Orleans: Robert L. Crager, 1950. Reprint. 338 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated with 42 drawings and color frontis by E.H. Suydam. A city history of two centuries and three cultures, French, Spanish, and American. Rust-red and black cloth-covered boards with black and yellow paste-down decoration on front, and gilt title and decoration on spine. The light golden dustjacket has the same color illustration as the frontispiece.
VG/Good. Clean, firm, foxed on top edge. Owner name in red ink on front endpaper. Dustjacket is priced at $12.50 and it has several small mended edge tears and little chips on spine ends. # B9159. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sayre, Francis Bowes.   AMERICA MUST ACT: WHAT WE MUST DO TO ASSURE JOBS, WAGES, MARKETS PEACE  
Boston: World Peace foundation, 1936. 1st ed. 80 pages. Hardcover. By the Assistant Secretary of State. Discusses the need for both exports and imports, cost of economic self-containment, the trade agreements program.
VG/Good. Firm binding. No name or marks. Dj little ragged at edges, not clipped # B6348. $18.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Scanlon, Marion S.   TRAILS OF THE FRENCH EXPLORERS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1956. 1st ed. 79 pages. Hardcover. History of the Joliet-Marquette expedition in Quebec, Wisconsin, Illinois and along the Mississippi River. Indexed.
Fine/Near Fine. DJ printing faint. # A7419. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Scheffel, Richard L.   DISCOVERING AMERICA'S PAST  
Pleasantville: Reader's Digest, 1993. 400 pages. Hardcover. 0895775204 0-89577-520-4. Customs, legends, history, & lore of the U.S., illustrated with hundreds of b/w & color photos & drawings.
Fine/No Jacket. # A5634. $7.25     Inquire Now  
Schwartz, Rosalie.   FLYING DOWN TO RIO: HOLLYWOOD, TOURISTS, AND YANKEE CLIPPERS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. 1st ed. 386 pages. Hardcover. 1585443824 1-58544-382-4. Shows the close connection among commerce, aviation, film, and empire as the rise of commercial flight and movies coincided to change American culture.
Near Fine/Fine. Has publisher's 'design/production copy' stamped on top edge, and publisher stamp on title page. # E0702. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sharpe, Michael.   HISTORICAL MAPS OF THE CIVIL WAR BATTLEFIELDS  
San Diego: Thunder Bay Press, 2000. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 1571451331 1-57145-133-1. Over one hundred maps look at the broad sweep of events, and at details. All maps illustrated in this book were drawn from the collections of the Library of Congress and the National Archive. Index of maps at rear.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9773. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shaw, Ronald E.   CANALS FOR A NATION: THE CANAL ERA IN THE UNITED STATES 1790-1860  
Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2001. Reprint. 284 pages. Paperback. 0813108152 0-8131-0815-2. The Canal Era was a major phase of America's nineteenth century transportation revolution.
New/Wraps. New book. # B5104. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sides, Hampton.   HELLHOUND ON HIS TRAIL: THE STALKING OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AND THE INTERNATIONAL HUNT FOR HIS ASSASSIN  
New York: Doubleday, 2010. 1st ed. 459 pages. Hardcover. 0385523920 0-385-52392-0.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, but owner name stamped inside front board. # B9121. $6.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Singletary, Otis A.   NEGRO MILITIA AND RECONSTRUCTION  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1957. Reprint. 181 pages. Paperback. Early paperback printing. B/w illustrations and period political cartoons. Notes, extensive bibliography, indexed.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Minimal rubbing spine tips. # B1916. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Smith, Thomas T.   THE OLD ARMY IN TEXAS: A RESEARCH GUIDE TO THE U.S. ARMY IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY TEXAS  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 2000. 255 pages. Hardcover. 0876111703 0-87611-170-3. Six maps, b/w photos, large bibliography, and index.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Small publisher's stamp on top edge, else Fine. # E0689. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Smith, Carter.   PRESIDENTS: EVERY QUESTION ANSWERED  
Irvington, NY: Hylas Publishing, 2008. Revised ed. 400 pages. Hardcover. 1592583210 1-59258-321-0. Everything you could possibly want to know about the nation's chief executives.
Near Fine/VG. Firm binding, owner name stamped inside front cover. Sharp corners. Dustjacket worn corners. # B9114. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Srodes, James.   FRANKLIN: THE ESSENTIAL FOUNDING FATHER  
Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2002. Reprint. 435 pages. Hardcover. 0895261634 0-89526-163-4. Biography of the man who played one of the largest roles in the formation of America. Deckle edge and map endpapers.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9856. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Staley, Sam.   DRUG POLICY AND THE DECLINE OF AMERICAN CITIES  
New Brunswick: Transaction, 1992. 1st ed. 257 pages. Hardcover. 1560000392 1-56000-039-2. Sociological and economic implications of U.S. drug policies.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9710. $6.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Starbuck, Alexander.   HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN WHALE FISHERY  
New York: Castle Books, 1989. Reprint. 779 pages. Hardcover. 1555215378 1-55521-537-8. Written accounts and a 480 page table of returns of whaling vessels sailing from American ports, what happened to them and what they brought home. Index to voyages by vessel name. General index. Illustrations of whales and equipment.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. # E0934. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stravitz, David.   NEW YORK, EMPIRE CITY 1920-1945  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2004. 1st ed. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0810950111 0-8109-5011-1. 100 mostly full-page historical architectural duotone photographs take you back to the city as it was between the wars. 10 x 12 inch format.
Fine/Fine. # B8023. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Strong, Theron G.   JOSEPH H. CHOATE: NEW ENGLANDER, NEW YORKER, LAWYER, AMBASSADOR  
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1917. 1st ed. 390 pages. Hardcover. Biography of the noted lawyer and later ambassador to the United Kingdom. B/w photos. In dark maroon cloth.
VG/No Jacket. # B6312. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sumner, G. Lynn.   MEET ABRAHAM LINCOLN: PROFILES OF THE PRAIRIE PRESIDENT  
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1946. 1st ed. 78 pages. Hardcover. Small book in dark red cloth-covered boards with gilt titles.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, square, owner name small inside front cover. # E0812. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Templeman, Eleanor Lee.   ARLINGTON HERITAGE: VIGNETTES OF A VIRGINIA COUNTY  
Arlington: Templeman, 1966. Reprint. 200 pages. Hardcover. Much U.S. history about people of the area near Washington, DC, and the places they lived. B/w photos.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Corners sharp. Dj chipped on edges. Top foxed. # B5459. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Terkel, Studs.   MY AMERICAN CENTURY  
New York: New Press, 1997. 1st ed. 532 pages. Hardcover. 1565843657 1-56584-365-7. Oral histories and interviews from Terkel's eight classic works offers a social commentary on the American people. Includes his introductions from the earlier books.
New/New. New book from our old stock. # E1186. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Thomas, Benjamin P.   ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A BIOGRAPHY  
New York: Book of the Month Club, 1986. Book Club ed. 591 pages. Hardcover. Off-white linen-covered boards, wrap-around pictorial dustjacket in brown slipcase with paste-on photo portrait. There is a ribbon marker.
Fine/Near Fine. Al in unread condition. Spine of dustjacket is a little sunned. # B8302. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Timmerman, Kenneth R.   SHAKEDOWN: EXPOSING THE REAL JESSE JACKSON (SIGNED BY JESSE JACKSON)  
Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2002. 1st ed. 501 pages. Hardcover. 0895261650 0-89526-165-0. A scathing attack on the Reverend Jesse Jackson. B/w photos, indexed. Interestingy this copy is inscribed & signed by Jesse Jackson on the front free endpaper as follows: 'To My Very Dear Friend, XX, Dearest X, Please don't believe these scandalous statements & falsehoods about me - your black brother!! The Most Rev. Jesse Jackson.'
VG/VG. INSCRIBED & SIGNED by the book's subject, Jesse Jackson. Small coffee stain on bottom edge. Dustjacket has light wear. # B9251. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tryon, William S.   THE OLD CORNER  
Boston: Boston Globe, 1964. 28 pages. Paperback. Pamphlet published by the BOSTON GLOBE detailing the history & restoration of the building known as the Old Corner, home of the Old Corner Bookstore and other businesses beforehand. B/w photos & illustrations.
Near Fine/Wraps. 1" diagonal piece missing lower corner of back, o/w clean & tight. # A6280. $5.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tucker, Glenn.   POLTROONS AND PATRIOTS: A POPULAR ACCOUNT OF THE WAR OF 1812 TWO VOLUMES IN SLIPCASE  
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1954. 1st ed. 812 pages. Hardcover. Two volumes in dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt titles on spines. Pictorial dustjackets. 23 b/w illustrations, 13 battle maps. Contents for both volumes in volume 1, index for both in volume 2.
VG/Good+. No wear on books, both have owner name on front endpapers. Dustjacket spines and slipcase are sunfaded. # E0884. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Various, .   FORT DUQUESNE AND FORT PITT, AND EARLY NAMES OF PITTSBURGH STREETS  
Pittsburgh: Reed and Witting Press, 1907. 3rd ed. 47 pages. Hardcover. Published by the Daughters of the American Revolution. The first section is composed of extracts from various sources. The Early Pittsburgh Streets essay is by Julia Morgan Harding. Fold-out map in rear of the city at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers. Royal blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title and device of the DAR.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Corners very lightly scuffed. # B9474. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Verria, Lawrence.   THE KISSING SAILOR: THE MYSTERY BEHIND THE PHOTO THAT ENDED WORLD WAR II  
Annapolis: Naval Institute, 2012. 1st ed. 267 pages. Hardcover. 1612510787 1-61251-078-7.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9792. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ward, Geoffrey C.   WEST: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1996. 1st ed. 445 pages. Hardcover. 0316922366 0-316-92236-6. Four hundred photos illustrate essays on many facets of American expansion to the Pacific coast. A companion volume to the PBS television series from Stephen Ives and Ken Burns. Stated 1st.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked, Fine in all respects. # B9444. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Watson, Milton H.   U.S. PASSENGER LINERS SINCE 1945  
UK: Patrick Stephens, 1988. 1st ed. 224 pages. Hardcover. 1852600543 1-85260-054-3. History of American passenger vessels since Worls War II, with b/w photos on every page. Appendix, bibliography, index.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, with no wear or marks. # E0868. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Watt, Alan J.   FARM WORKERS AND THE CHURCHES: THE MOVEMENT IN CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2010. 1st ed. 252 pages. Paperback. 160344193X 1-60344-193-X. Discusses the history, structure and work of the Farm Workers Union and Cesar Chavez, bolstered by the churches.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, publisher stamp on front endpaper. # E1161. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Weeks, J.D.   BIRMINGHAM: THEN AND NOW (SIGNED)  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2007. 95 pages. Paperback. 0738543667 0-7385-4366-7. SIGNED 'Best Regards' by the author. History of Birmingham, Alabama told in vintage photos paired with current views of the same location.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no wear. # E0215. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Werne, Joseph Richard.   THE IMAGINARY LINE: A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES AND MEXICAN BOUNDARY SURVEY 1848-1857  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 2007. 255 pages. Hardcover. 0875653383 0-87565-338-3. Documents and archived records from both sides bring more light to the difficult process of defining the international border between Mexico and the United States. Bibliographical essay and index.
Near Fine/Fine. Small publisher's stamp on top edge, else Fine. # E0621. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Weymouth, Lally.   AMERICA IN 1876: THE WQY WE WERE  
New York: Vintage Books, 1976. 1st ed. 320 pages. Paperback. 0394716167 0-394-71616-7. U.S history in the first hundred years. People and events as the country developed. Hundreds of illustrations, mostly b/w, but a few color.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B8140. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
White, Nancy Bean.   MEET JOHN F. KENNEDY  
New York: Random House, 1965. 86 pages. Hardcover. From the Step-Up Books American History series, many titles starting with Meet... This one is illustrated with b/w photos. Family photos on endpapers. Vintage book with sewn binding.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Pages bright, crisp. Light scuffing at tips. Spine is lightly tanned. Not book club edition. # B7652. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wilson, Woodrow.   GUARANTEES OF PEACE: MESSAGES AND ADDRESSES TO THE CONGRESS AND THE PEOPLE, JAN. 31, 1918, TO DEC. 2, 1918. TOGETHER WITH THE PEACE NA  
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1919. Reprint. 149 pages. Hardcover. ... Together with the Peace Notes to Germany and Austria. A collection of speeches following the end of World War I, and what needed to be done to ensure the peace.
VG/No Jacket. In light blue cloth with gilt lettering. # B6609. $11.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wilson, Woodrow.   INTERNATIONAL IDEALS: SPEECHES AND ADDRESSES MADE DURING THE PRESIDENT'S EUROPEAN VIST, DECEMBER 14, 1918 TO FEBRUARY 14, 1919  
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1919. 152 pages. Hardcover. A series of speeches made in Europe following World War I. Wilson's vision of a better world. Uncommon. Related newspaper clippings glued to endpaper and small one attached to title page.
Good/No Jacket. Bit of silverfishing to covers. # B6596. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Winders, Richard Bruce.   MR. POLK'S ARMY: THE AMERICAN MILITARY EXPERIENCE IN THE MEXICAN WAR  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1997. 1st ed. 288 pages. Hardcover. 0890967547 0-89096-754-7. Examines the cultural, social, and political aspects of the regular and volunteer forces that made up the army of 1846-48, presents the organizational framwork of the army, and introduces the different syles of leadership exhibited by Zachary Taylor and Winfield Scott. I removed the publisher shrinkwrap to make sure it states first edition, first print.
New/New. A new book, from our old stock. # B7030. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wood, W.D.   LEON COUNTY CSA SKETCHES: A PARTIAL ROSTER OF THE OFFICES AND MEN RAISED IN LEON COUNTY, TEXAS  
Waco, TX: W.M. Morrison, 1963. Limited ed. 49 pages. Hardcover. Biographical sketches of men from Leon County who served under Major Gould in the Civil War. #167 of 200 limited edition copies. A facsimile reprint of Wood's 1899 original. In brown leatherette with gilt lettering.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # B9083. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Woodward, Bob.   THE PRICE OF POLITICS  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2012. 1st ed. 428 pages. Hardcover. 1451651104 1451651104. The inside story of how President Obama and the U.S. Congress tried, and failed, to restore the American economy and set it on a course to fiscal stability.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9707. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Woofter, Jr., T.J.   THE PLANTATION SOUTH TODAY: COTTON IS STILL KING IN THE SOUTH SOCIAL PROBLEMS SERIES NUMBER 5  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1940. 1st ed. 27 pages. Paperback. This pamphlet is fifth in a series designed to present factual information in non-technical terms on social problems of general interest, published by Work Projects Administration.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, firm, PON. Very little wear or sign of handling. # B4751. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wright, Lawrence.   THE LOOMING TOWER: AL-QAEDA AND THE ROAD TO 9/11  
New York: Knopf, 2006. Reprint. 470 pages. Hardcover. 037541486X 0-375-41486-X. Background of terrorist attacks from al-Qaeda and from U.S. intelligence.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no marks, no wear, but dustjacket not crisp as new. # B9735. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wright, L.C.   UNITED STATES POLICY TOWARD EGYPT 1830-1914  
Jericho, NY: Exposition Univ. Press, 1969. 1st ed. 270 pages. Hardcover. Clean, tight, unmarked. Gilt titles on blue cloth boards. Corners square. Bright pink and white Dj has light rubbing on the front and several tiny tears at top of spine.
Near Fine/VG. # B3418. $20.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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