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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. $34.00   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  
Anderson, Christopher.   SWEET CAROLINE: LAST CHILD OF CAMELOT  
New York: William Morrow, 2003. 1st ed. 334 pages. Hardcover. 006621369X 0-06-621369-X. Life inside the Kennedy White House and after for the only suvivor of Camelot's First Family. White and aqua dustjacket with father and daughter snapshot on front. First printing.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E3546. $8.00   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. $27.50   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  
Bannon, John Francis.   BOLTON AND THE SPANISH BORDERLANDS  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1974. Reprint. 346 pages. Hardcover. 0806106123 0-8061-0612-3. Herbert E. Bolton's works tell the story of the Spanish exploration in the Southwestern United States. Taken from published and unpublished Bolton works. Includes a Bolton bibliography and an index. Tan cloth-covered boards with title in black block on spine. Yellow dustjacket.
VG/VG. Tight, no wear, unmarked. Text edges are foxed. Price-clipped dustjacket is faded on spine, but title is not. # A0965. $13.00   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  
Barras, LLoyd G.   LAKE CHARLES STREET NAMES AND OTHER MEMORABILIA OF THE LAKE CITY  
Lake Charles, LA: Lloyd G. Barras, 1992. Limited ed. 147 pages. Hardcover. History of the early developers, settlers, and businessmen of the area around Lake Charles, Louisiana. Vintage b/w photos. Signed by the author on the title page, This is copy number 36 of an edition limited to 250. Dark red leather covered boards with bright gilt title on front.
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E1790. $115.00   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. Howes B201; Raines p.22; Graff 198; BTB-12.
VG/No Jacket. Clean and solid. # B9647. $1,700.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bates, Edward, & Howard K. Beale editor.   THE DIARY OF EDWARD BATES 1859-1866  
New York: Da Capo Press, 1971. Reprint. 685 pages. Hardcover. Unabridged republication of the first edition published by the U.S.G.P.O. in 1933. Seventy-two page index conpiled by Mary Parker Ragatz. Dark green cloth-covered boards with silver title on front and spine. Bates server as Attorney General under Abraham Lincoln.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E3403. $36.00   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  
Bemis, Samuel Flagg.   JOHN QUINCY ADAMS AND THE UNION  
New York: Knopf, 1956. 1st ed. 565 pages. Hardcover. Author's second book on Adams. This covers election as sixth U.S. president, defeat by Andrew Jackson, and service in the House of Representatives, where he died on the floor of the House while protesting decoration of generals who won the War with Mexico. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine and oval rooster and scripture notation decoration in gilt on front. Blue dustjacket.
Near Fine/VG. Tight binding, no name or marks. No wear. Price-clipped dustjacket has a few small chips and light edgewear. Dustjacket is tanned on the spine. # E3416. $45.00   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  
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  
Billon, Frederic L.   ANNALS OF ST. LOUIS IN ITS TERRITORIAL DAYS FROM 1804 TO 1821  
St. Louis: Self Published, 1888. 1st ed. 463 pages. Hardcover. Public records, newspaper notices, short biographical essays continue the author's previous work THE ANNALS OF THE FRENCH AND SPANISH PERIOD. Concerns the land of the Northwest territory and the Louisiana Purchase. Historical index and index of names. Dark brown cloth-covered beveled boards with gilt title on front and spine.
X-Lib Good/No Jacket. Former library copy, typical stamps & marks. Solid with square corners. Upper pointion of spine has old insect damaged. # E3271. $55.00   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  
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  
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  
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  
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.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E0299. $7.00   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  
Browne, William Hand.   AMERICAN COMMONWEALTHS-MARYLAND: THE HISTORY OF A PALATINATE  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1884. 1st ed. 292 pages. Hardcover. History of Maryland from charter and colonization to Independence. Folding map, index. First edition rebound in a red cloth library binding with gilt title on spine.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with pocket, stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. No reader marks, no significant wear. # E3343. $18.00   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  
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  
Butler, Anne, & C. Murray Henderson.   ANGOLA: LOUISIANA STATE PENITENTIARY, A HALF-CENTURY OF RAGE AND REFORM  
Lafayette: University of Louisiana, 1990. Reprint. 180 pages. Paperback. 1935754556 1-935754-55-6. History of the Louisiana prison system. B/w photos, bibliograpy, and index. Yellow softcover.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E3265. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cain, Barbara T.   GUIDE TO PRIVATE MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS IN THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE ARCHIVES (HARDCOVER) THIRD REVISED EDITION  
Raleigh NC: NC Division Archives/History, . Revised ed. 706 pages. Hardcover. 0865261423 0-86526-142-3. A guide to the collections and their contents. 180 page index to the collections. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt title on front and on spine.
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no marks, # E3533. $30.00   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  
Campbell, Tracy.   THE YEAR OF PERIL: AMERICA IN 1942  
New Haven: Yale Univ., 2020. 1st ed. 384 pages. Hardcover. 0300233787 0-300-23378-7. A look at how American society responded to the stress of war and moblilzation.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E3398. $21.00   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. Paperback. 0890968179 0-89096-817-9. Charts the evolution and growth of the Plains Indians through a period of constant change, 1750 to 1890.
Fine/Wraps. A new copy from our archives. # E1766. $10.00   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  
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  
Cothren, William.   HISTORY OF ANCIENT WOODBURY, CONNECTICUT FROM THE FIRST INDIAN DEED IN 1659 TO 1854  
Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1977. Reprint. 840 pages. Hardcover. 0806307811 0-8063-0781-1. Including present towns of Washington, Southbury, Bethlem, Roxbury, and a part of Oxford and Middlebury. Civil history of the settlements and towns and history of the various churches. Biographical sketches of natives and residents, and genealogical history of eighty-eight families. Dark red cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles on front and spine.
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, clean, unmarked and without wear. # E1979. $37.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Crooks, Col. Kelley, & Mark Lardas.   WARSHIPS AT SEAWOLF PARK (SIGNED)  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2018. 1st ed. 126 pages. Paperback. 1467102628 1467102628. War history of the two ships, the USS Cavalla, an attack submarine and the destroyer-escort USS Stewart, the establishment of the park, and their difficult restoration. Over 100 B/w photos throughout.
New/Wraps. New copies SIGNED on the title page by Mark Lardas, a friend of our store. # 36669. $17.00   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  
Dallek, Robert.   FLAWED GIANT: LYNDON JOHNSON AND HIS TIMES 1961-1973  
New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. 1st ed. 754 pages. Hardcover. 0195054652 0-19-505465-2. Concluding volume of Dallek's biography, following LONE STAR RISING, this one is an account of Johnson's Presidential years. First print.
VG/Good+. Firm binding, square corners, no name or writing. Dustjacket without chips or tears, but softened on edges. # E2292. $10.00   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. $10.00   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  
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  
Doddridge, Joseph.   NOTES ON THE SETTLEMENT AND INDIAN WARS OF THE WESTERN PARTS OF VIRGINIA AND PENNSYLVANIA FROM1763 TO 1783  
Pittsburgh: Ritenour and Lindsey, 1912. Revised ed. 320 pages. Hardcover. This is a reprint of the 1876 second edition and contains a memoir of the author by his daughter Narcissa Doddridge. Index. Green cloth-covered boards, dark blue spine with faded gilt title.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # E3459. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Doran, Michael.   IKE'S GAMBLE: AMERICA'S RISE TO DOMINANCE IN THE MIDDLE EAST  
New York: Free Press, 2016. 1st ed. 292 pages. Hardcover. 1451697759 1451697759. Political machinations in the Mid-East and the Suez Crisis of 1956. First hardcover edition.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no name or marks. # E1643. $9.00   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  
Dunn, Susan.   A BLUEPRINT FOR WAR: FDR AND THE HUNDRED DAYS THAT MOBILIZED AMERICA  
New Haven: Yale Univ., 2018. 1st ed. 252 pages. Hardcover. 0300203535 0-300-20353-5. Tells how Roosevelt navigated domestic politics and formulated U.S. foreign policy to overcome isolationism and rebuild American leadership in the world.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E3396. $16.00   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  
Falconer, Thomas.   ON THE DISCOVERY OF THE MISSISSIPPI, AND ON THE SOUTH-WESTERN, OREGON, AND NORTH-WESTERN BOUNDARY OF THE UNITED STATES  
Austin: Shoal Creek Publishers, 1975. Special ed. 200 pages. Hardcover. 0883190206 0-88319-020-6. A facsimile reproduction of the 1844 edition, which is a translation of the original by Robert Cavelier De La Salle and the Chevalier Henry De Tonty. Introduction by Dr. Dorman H. Winfrey, and a folding map of North America.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked. Top corners bumped, no other wear. Map appears never unfolded. # E3477. $14.00   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  
Fischer, David Hackett.   WASHINGTON'S CROSSING  
New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. Reprint. 564 pages. Paperback. 019518159X 0-19-518159-X. Describes the military campaigns of 1776-1777, and how Washington and his compatriots saved the American Revolution.
Fine/Wraps. No indication of use or handling. # E0159. $7.00   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  
Fiske, John.   THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY IN THE CIVIL WAR  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1900. 1st ed. 368 pages. Hardcover. Military narrative illustrated with 23 maps. Index. Dark wine cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine. Gilt top edge.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm binding, no marks. Spine ends are softened, corners square. # E3404. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Flandrau, Grace.   THE VERENDRYE EXPEDITIONS IN QUEST OF THE PACIFIC: FROM THE QUARTERLY OF THE OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY, VOLUME XXVI JUNE, 1925 NUMBER 2  
Great Northern Railway, 1925. Reprint. 64 pages. Paperback. Reproduced in pamphlet form by the Great Northern Railway Company as an excerpt from the Quarterly of the Oregon Historical Society. Includes essays from several authors. Stapled pamphlet.
X-Lib VG/Wraps. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. Has no wear because it was placed into a hardcover binder when the library aquired it in 1926 (now removed). No reader marks. # E3342. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Franklin, Benjamin.   AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (IN SLIPCASE)  
New York: Heritage Press, 1951. Reprint. 233 pages. Hardcover. Teal marbalized paper-covered boards with cream cloth spine. Gilt title in black box on spine. Introduction by Carl Van Doren and drawings by William Sharp. All edges dyed maroon. Sandglass laid in. Maroon paper-covered slipcase.
VG/No Jacket. No wear, no name or marks. Good slipcase is sturdy, but has scuffing on edges and corners. # E2675. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fuller, Hubert Bruce.   THE PURCHASE OF FLORIDA: ITS HISTORY AND DIPLOMACY (SIGNED)  
Cleveland: Burrows Brothers, 1906. 1st ed. 399 pages. Hardcover. Describes the political maneuvering among the U.S., Spain, and France to control the the territory in the southeast part of the continent. Tipped-in folding maps, appendices, and index. Signed by the author on the FFEP, dated Oct. 10, 1906. Inscribed with author's compliments to a Galveston judge who donated it to Rosenberg Library two years later. Black cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine. Faded gilt top edge.
X-Lib Fair/No Jacket. Former library copy, typical stamps & marks. Firm, hinge paper starting to separate. Boards and endpapers water stained. Small library donatation plate inside front board. Moderate foxing. # E3270. $42.00   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  
General Land Office, Dept. of the Interi.   HISTORICAL SKETCH OF LOUISIANA AND THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE  
St. Louis: Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 19. 1st ed. 14 pages. Paperback. Showing the changes in boundary over 137 years from La Salle's discovery in 1682 to 1819 with descriptive paragraphs and five maps. Illustrative maps reproduced from the exhibit of the General Land Office, Department of the Interior at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St.Louis during 1904. Library aquisition stamp dated December 31, 1904. Stapled pamphlet.
X-Lib VG/Wraps. Former library copy with minimal stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # E3339. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Goodwin, Rutherford.   BRIEF & TRUE REPORT CONCERNING WILLIAMSBURG IN VIRGINIA (1959 REPRINT)  
Richmond, VA: Colonial Williamsburg, 1959. 3rd ed. 406 pages. Leather. 1959 reprint bound in 1/4 green leather spine with gilt titling over marbled papers being a reprint of the revised 3rd edition. Contains the appendix with The Records and Works from Which this Account is Drawn, copies of the acts for buidling the Capitol and the City of Williamsburg and the Charter of the City. Two fold out maps, thoroughly indexed.
Fine/No Jacket. A very nice copy. # E3475. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gozzaldi, Mary Isabella.   HISTORY OF CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS 1630-1877 SUPPLEMENT AND INDEX  
Cambridge: Cambridge Historical Society, 193. 1st ed. 860 pages. Hardcover. Brown cloth-covered boards with gilt titles on front and spine. This is ONLY THE 1930 SUPPLEMENT & INDEX to Lucius Paige's 1877 History of Cambridge which had a'meagre and unsatisfactory"' index. This supplement also contains a great mass of new info derived from the Vital Records of Cambride, church records, town histories, genealogies and family bibles. An indespensible tool for researchers and genealogists.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # E3457. $40.00   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  
Grinstead, R.H.   THEN AND NOW (GLASGOW, KENTUCKY)  
Glasgow, KY: S. Central Kentucky Historical,. Reprint. 21 pages. Paperback. History of a town told, using all the old family names. Written for a homecoming celebration in 1906. This is number 148 of 500 copy edition printed in 1975, with the addition of an index which is tipped in at the back.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no name or marks. Old sticker ghost on back. # E1987. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hagedorn, Hermann.   THE ROAD TO LIBERTY: THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, THE CONSTITUTION OF THE U.S., CONSTITUTION OF NEW JERSEY  
Chicago: John C. Winston Company, 1928. Reprint. 142 pages. Hardcover. This is the New Jersey edition, so contains the constitution of that state, along with the text of the U.S. Declaration of Independence (with a list of the signers), and the Constitution of the United States. The Road to Liberty and How Zach Peters Found It: An American Adventure in Ten Dreams which more or less explains the two U.S. documents is bound in the same book, and illustrated by Frank Godwin. Teal cloth-covered boards with front titles in black and gilt. B/w illustrations and two color plates.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, firm, square corners. Presentation page honors a student with signatures of Principal and Superintendent. # E3547. $8.00   View This Item  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  
Hammond, George P.   CORONADO'S SEVEN CITIES  
Albuquerque: U.S. Coronado Exposition Comm.,. 1st ed. 82 pages. Paperback. A quick-moving narrative of the two-year expedition from Mexico City to Cibola and Quivira. Published as part of the celebration of the 400th anniversary of the expedition. White heavy paper cover with black title on front and spine. Sixteen b/w photo plates.
Good+/Wraps. Tight, no name or marks. The edges of the cover which extend beyond the text block have tears and bends. Cover tanned on spine and edges. # E2587. $8.00   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. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hart, Jeffrey, & signed by Buckley.   THE AMERICAN DISSENT: A DECADE OF MODERN CONSERVATISM (SIGNED BY WILLIAM F. BUCKLEY)  
Garden City: Doubleday, 1966. 1st ed. 262 pages. Hardcover. This book is inscribed and signed on the front free endpaperP 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 signs of use. # B4296. $20.00   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  
Hauranne, Ernest Duvergier de.   A FRENCHMAN IN LINCOLN'S AMERICA, VOLUME TWO (ONLY)  
Chicago: Lakeside Press/R.R. Donnelley, 1975. 634 pages. Hardcover. Part travelogue, part musings on the differences between American and Continental cultures. This is Volume Two, issued in 1975 as the Donnelley Company's Christmas offering to patrons and friends of the Press. Volume One was the Christmas publication in 1974. Very dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt logo on front and gilt title on spine. Gilt top edge. Two maps and 27 b/w illustrations. List of Lakeside Classics published 1903-1975.
Fine/No Jacket. Very tight, no wear, no marks. # E3499. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hawkins, Walace.   CASE OF JOHN C. WATROUS, UNITED STATES JUDGE FOR TEXAS: A POLITICAL STORY OF HIGH CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS  
Dallas: University Press in Dallas, 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. Published by Southern Methodist University Press.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Immaculate. # B9084. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Haygood, Wil.   SHOWDOWN: THURGOOD MARSHALL AND THE SUPREME COURT NOMINATION THAT CHANGED AMERICA (SIGNED)  
New York: Knopf, 2015. Reprint. 401 pages. Hardcover. 0307957195 0-307-95719-5. Details the history of the appointment and confirmation of the first African-American Supreme Court Justice. Signed on the halftitle page by the author, and inscribed 'To -- and --, Bless your Hearts!', dated 2/13/2016. Includes author's printed bookmark and program from the book signing event at Texas Southern University in Houston.
Fine/Fine. Like new. # E2315. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Heckscher, August.   THE WOODROW WILSON  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 1997. 743 pages. Leather. Dark green leather with gilt title and decoration. Five raised bands on spine. All edges gilt, ribbon marker.
VG/No Jacket. No wear, bookplate with owner name, date inside front board. Below bookplate is written 28th-Dem. # E2970. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hemsworth, Jerri, & Doug Davis.   LIGHTHOUSES OF THE CHESAPEAKE  
John Hinde Curteich, 1999. 32 pages. Paperback. 1889467251 1-889467-25-1. 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  
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  
Horgan, Paul.   THE CENTURIES OF SANTA FE  
Albuquerque: Univ. New Mexico, 1994. Reprint. 373 pages. Paperback. 0826314910 0-8263-1491-0. Biography of a city covering three centuries. Trade softcover reprint.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, unmarked, minor shelfwear. # E3478. $8.00   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  
Houston, D.F., Secretary of Agriculture.   YEAR BOOK OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 1918  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1919. 760 pages. Hardcover. Seventy page report of the Secretary of Agriculture, followed by reports on all areas of agriculture by various authors. Sixty-two photos, drawings, maps, and graphs. Two color plates, including one fold-out. Index. Blue cloth-covered boards, silver titles on front and spine.
Good+/No Jacket. Tight, no owner name or marks. Most of front hinge open to cloth. Rear board bumped at spine crease. Corners square, spine ends softened. Title scuffed. # E2824. $21.00   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  
Humphreys, Andrew A.   GETTYSBURG TO THE RAPIDAN: THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC JULY, 1863 TO APRIL, 1864  
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1883. 1st ed. 86 pages. Hardcover. Originally intended as the first part of Vol. XII of the Scribner Campaigns of the Civil War, but excluded because of bulk of that volume. Three folding maps at rear. Red cloth-covered boards with black title on front. Spine published blank, but librarian wrote author's name in white ink.
X-Lib Fair/No Jacket. Former library copy, typical stamps & marks. Water damage to cover, slight discoloration around maps. Maps are are fragile, one has a tear. READING COPY ONLY. # E3350. $21.00   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  
Jackson, Wm. Rufus.   MISSOURI DEMOCRACY IN THREE VOLUMES: A HISTORY OF THE PARTY AND ITS REPRESENTATIVE MEMBERS PAST AND PRESENT  
St Louis: S.J. Clarke Publishing, 1935. 1st ed. 2796 pages. Hardcover. State of Missouri and U.S. political history and biographies of hundreds of Missourians who had a hand in state politics up to 1935. Brown cloth-covered boards with decorative embossing. Gilt title on spines. Each volume indexed.
VG/No Jacket. Very sound bindings with cloth internal hinges. B/w portraits. # E1466. $90.00   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  
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. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Klein, Ernest L.   WHAT OF THE NIGHTĘ: A REVIEW OF WORLD AFFAIRS (SIGNED)  
New York: Farrar, Straus and Young, 1951. 1st ed. 268 pages. Hardcover. Author's evaluation of America's role in world affairs as the Cold War was heating up. Inscribed to first owner, and signed by the author.
VG/VG. Tight. square binding, sharp corners. Dustjacket has a short tear and related crease at top of front. $3.00 price intact on front flap.r # E1774. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
La Farge, Oliver.   A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN  
New York: Crown Publishers, 1956. 272 pages. Hardcover. History of the Indians of North America, from earliest inhabitants to present time, with 350 illustrations, including 16 pages in color.
VG/VG. Tight and square. No marks and only wear is lightly softened spine ends. Small stains on back of dustjacket, no tears or scuffs. # E1348. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Landers editor, Warren P.   BROCKTON AND ITS CENTENNIAL: CHIEF EVENTS AS TOWN AND CITY 1821-1921  
Brokton: City of Brockton, Mass., 1922. Reprint. 200 pages. Hardcover. History of the city and its people, and the organization and story of its one hundredth anniversary a production presented June 12-18, 1921. B/w photos throughout, including four 18 inch folding views.
X-Lib Good/No Jacket. Former library copy, typical stamps & marks. Spine faded. # E3506. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lardas, Mark.   AMERICAN HEAVY FRIGATES 1794-1826, NEW VANGUARD 79  
Reading: Osprey Publishing, 2011. Reprint. 48 pages. Paperback. 1841766305 1-84176-630-5. Information on design/development, operations, and details on the ships. Glossary, bibliography, and index. Color and b/w illustrations throughout.
New/Wraps. A new copy SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 27607. $16.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lardas, Mark.   AMERICAN LIGHT AND MEDIUM FRIGATES 1794-1836, NEW VANGUARD 147  
Reading: Osprey Publishing, 2012. Reprint. 48 pages. Paperback. 1846032660 1-84603-266-0. Information on design/development, operational history, and details on the ships. Color and b/w illustrations, glossary, bibliography, and index.
New/Wraps. A new copy SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 31285. $16.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lardas, Mark.   BONHOMME RICHARD VS SERAPIS: FLAMBOROUGH HEAD 1779, DUEL 44  
Reading: Osprey Publishing, 2012. 1st ed. 80 pages. Paperback. 1849087857 1-84908-785-7. Design/development of the ships, how the situation arose, analysis, and aftermath of the battle are all described. B/w and color illustrations and maps, bibliography and index.
New/Wraps. A new copy SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 31282. $17.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lardas, Mark.   SHIPS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY NAVY, NEW VANGUARD 161  
Reading: Osprey Publishing, 2011. Reprint. 48 pages. Paperback. 1846034450 1-84603-445-0. Information on design/development, operational history, and details on the ships. Color and b/w illustrations, glossary, bibliography, and index.
New/Wraps. A new copy SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 33128. $16.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Larned, Ellen D.   HISTORY OF WINDHAM COUNTY, CONNECTICUT, VOLUME I 1600-1760  
Boeir, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 1998. Reprint. 582 pages. Paperback. 078840959X 0-7884-0959-X. Facsimile of book originally published in 1874. Appendix and index of names.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no name or marks. # E1976. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Leckie, Robert.   A FEW ACRES OF SNOW: THE SAGA OF THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WARS  
New York: Castle Books, 2006. Reprint. 388 pages. Hardcover. 0785821007 0-7858-2100-7. Begins with political and cultural origins leading up to the North American conflict.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, unmarked. Corners square, slightly cocked. Dustjacket has no wear. # E2537. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Levermore, Charles H.   THE REPUBLIC OF NEW HAVEN: A HISTORY OF MUNICIPAL EVOLUTION  
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ., 1886. 1st ed. 342 pages. Hardcover. Extra Volume I of Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science. Depicts the evolution of various forms of local government. Very dark green cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with pocket, stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # E3338. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Life Staff, .   THE DAY KENNEDY DIED: 50 YEARS LATER LIFE REMEMBERS THE MAN AND THE MOMENT  
New York: Life Books, 2013. 192 pages. Hardcover. 1618930745 1-61893-074-5. Hardcover with magnetic closure holds the illustrated book and a facsimile of the original Life magazine printed November 29, 1963 in its own pocket inside the rear board. Large 13 x 15.5 inch format, 7 pounds.
Fine/Fine. All in fine unhandled condition. # E1318. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Maxwell, William Quentin.   LINCOLN'S FIFTH WHEEL: THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES SANITARY COMMISSION (SIGNED)  
New York: Longmans, Green & Company, 1956. 1st ed. 372 pages. Hardcover. Political struggles to set up agency to provide care for sick and battle-field wounded during the Civil War. Signed by the author on page specially bound in. Black cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine. Biographical notes, bibliography, index. First edition.
Good+/No Jacket. Tight, owner bookplate. Clean, square corners. Spine ends worn. # E2412. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McAllister, Robert, & James T. Robertson.   THE CIVIL WAR LETTERS OF GENERAL ROBERT MCALLISTER  
New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers University Press, . 1st ed. 638 pages. Hardcover. The correspondence of General McAllister edited and published for The New Jersey Civil War Centennial Commission. In blue cloth-covered boards with gilt title in dark blue block on spine. Top edge dyed yellow. Index.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no marks. Sharp corners, tiny insect damage top corner of spine. # E3405. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McClintock, Walter.   THE OLD NORTH TRAIL: LIFE, LEGENDS & RELIGION OF THE BLACKFEET INDIANS  
Lincoln: Bisob Book/Univ. Nebraska, 1992. Reprint. 539 pages. Paperback. 0803281889 0-8032-8188-9. The author's experiences on the Blackfeet Reservation as he lived there for four years until the turn of the nineteenth century. He describes daily life, legends and beliefs, and this work serves as a cultural study of the Indians. Appendices and index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight book nas no wear no marks. # E3216. $12.00   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  
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, Edmund W.   HUDSON-FULTON CELEBRATION, 1609-1807-1909 / SAIL AND STEAM: AN HISTORICAL SKETCH SHOWING NEW JERSEY'S CONNECTION WITH THE EVENTS  
Jersey City: Free Public Library, 1909. 1st ed. 20 pages. Paperback. A souvenir prepared by the Free Public Library of Jersey City to show the prominent part the state played in the events commemorated by the Hudson-Fulton Celebration, September 25-October 9, 1909. Twenty-three miles of the most important part of the Hudson shore is on the Jersey side of the river. B/w illustrations. Aqua stiff paper cover.
X-Lib VG/Wraps. Former library copy with stamps & marks. Age darkening on the cover, but no wear. # E3507. $35.00   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  
Moak, Kathy Kilmer.   THE CONFUSION AND THE QUIET: EAST DALLAS NINTH GRADERS REMEMBER 50 YEARS LATER (SIGNED)  
Jacksonville TX: Kilmer Publishing, 2013. 1st ed. 165 pages. Paperback. 0989855708 0-9898557-0-8. A collection of rememberances of the Kennedy assassination as told fifty years later by people who were in ninth grade at Long Junior High in Dallas at the time. SIGNED on the title page by the author.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no owner marks. # E2748. $9.00   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  
Morrison, Dennis.   HENRY A. WALLACE: UP, DOWN, AND OUT IN THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY  
Waterbury: Emancipation Press, 1995. 1st ed. 122 pages. Paperback. Political maneuvering in the Truman Cabinet with a Secretary of Commerce inherited from the Roosevelt administration, who was at cross-purposes with the President over our stance with the U.S.S.R. First printing. Scarce.
Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E3574. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morton, Terry Brust.   HISTORIC PRESERVATION SPECIAL ISSUE ON BELLE GROVE: A PROPERTY OF THE NATIONAL TRUST  
Washington D.C.: Natl. Trust Historic Preser. 84 pages. Paperback. This is magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Volume 20, Nos. 3-4 for July-December 1968. Special issue on Belle Grove. Articles include Belle Grove in Virginia; The Hite Family; Folklore, Customs & Crafts of Shenandoah Valley; Trade & Mysterie of Farming; Plant Life in Shenandoah Valley; The Civil War & Shenandoah Valley. Sepia photos, other drawings and illustrations.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no name or marks. Foxed on top edge, light edgewear on cover. # E2285. $17.00   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 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. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Naval History Division, Navy Department.   CIVIL WAR NAVAL CHRONOLOGY 1861-1865, PARTS I AND II NOVEMBER 1860-DECEMBER 1862  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1961. 1st ed. 156 pages. FlexV. Parts I and II Civil War Naval Chronology in post-bound flex-vinyl binding, covering April 1861 to December 1862. B/w illustrations throughout. Cover is navy blue with gilt title and seal of the Department of the Navy on front. No title on spine. This is the first volume issued, each covering one year of the conflict. These were followed in 1966 by Part VI containing a cumulative index and additional articles of interest. All were gathered into one large hardcover volume published in 1971
Near Fine/No Jacket. Solid, unmarked and no wear. # E3465. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Naval History Division, Navy Department.   CIVIL WAR NAVAL CHRONOLOGY 1861-1865 (COMPLETE SINGLE-VOLUME ED.)  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1971. 1st ed. 1120 pages. Hardcover. Detailed chronology, b/w illustrations, and maps. Navy pebbled leather-look boards with Gilt title on spine and gilt Dept. of the Navy device on front. The complete work, with cumulative index. Massive 7-pound tome.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm binding. No wear, no marks. # E3402. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Newport Historical Society, .   FIRST ANNUAL REPORT OF THE NEWPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY MARCH 19, 1886  
Newport RI: John P. Sanborn, Printers, 1886. 1st ed. 44 pages. Paperback. Pamphlet in moss green stiff paper cover, contains various reports and list of members. Pamphlet sewn into red cloth-covered hardcover for the library, with gilt title on spine.
X-Lib NF/Wraps. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy, without wear, inserted in hardcover, which is also without wear. # E3363. $15.00   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  
North, Oliver, & William Novak.   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. $10.00   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.   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  
Page, Thomas Nelson.   RED ROCK: A CHRONICLE OF RECONSTRUCTION  
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1898. 1st ed. 584 pages. Hardcover. Fine green cloth-covered boards with red, black, and gilt title and decoration. Illustrated with tissue protected frontis and ten more b/w plates. First edition.
VG/No Jacket. Firm binding, no owner name or marks. Edges darkened. # E2688. $26.00   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  
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  
Phillips, David, & John C. Wideman.   CHRONICLES OF THE CIVIL WAR: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES  
New York: MetroBooks, 1999. 1st ed. 372 pages. Hardcover. 1567997287 1-56799-728-7. More than 300 period photos, color paintings, and contemporary and original maps give an overview of the most significant engagements of the Civil War. First printing.
Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, no name or marks on book or dustjacket. # E2608. $12.00   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  
Pollard, Edward A.   THE LOST CAUSE REGAINED  
New York: G.W. Carleton & Co. Publishers, 18. 1st ed. 214 pages. Hardcover. Green blind-stamped cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine. 1868 first edition. Pollard's follow-up to his 1866 work The Lost Cause. In Regained, he argues that the cause was about state's rights & sovereignty and continues with his white supremacist agenda.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with the usual stamps, pocket & marks. A clean, solid copy. Edges darkened. # E3336. $225.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Poole, Ernest.   GIANTS GONE: MEN WHO MADE CHICAGO (SIGNED)  
New York: Whittlesey House, 1943. 1st ed. 354 pages. Hardcover. Presentation copy to his sister, signed by the author on FFEP. Top edge dyed blue. Smooth dark navy cloth-covered boards with dull gilt title on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, firm, no owner marks. Corners square, spine ends softened. # E2796. $32.00   View This Item  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. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Preacher, Kristopher J.   WILLIAMSBURG IN VINTAGE POSTCARDS: POSTCARD HISTORY SERIES  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2002. 128 pages. Paperback. 0738514454 0-7385-1445-4. More than 200 vintage postcards show the history of the city.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E2310. $9.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Quinn, Dermot.   IRISH IN NEW JERSEY: FOUR CENTURIES OF AMERICAN LIFE  
New Brunswick: Rutgers Univ., 2004. 1st ed. 226 pages. Hardcover. 0813534216 0-8135-3421-6. B/w photos and newspaper clippings show how Irish immigrants in New Jersey manitained their cultural identity while becoming part of the fabric of America.
Fine/Fine. Tight, no marks, no wear. Dustjacket has mended 3/8" tear at lower front flap-fold. # E2324. $12.00   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  
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  
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  
Sherman, Henry.   SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
Detroit: Negro History Press, 1970. Reprint. 187 pages. Hardcover. Facsimile of 1860 second edition published by Hurlburt & Pond. Grey-green cloth-covered boards with spine title on paste-on label.
Fine/No Jacket. Without wear, no name or marks. # E2408. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shiller-Goethe Memorial, Society.   GEDENKBUCH DER GOETHE-SHILLER DENKMALMEIHE IN CLEVELAND, OHIO, SONTAG, DEN 9, JUNI 1907  
Cleveland OH: Shiller-Goethe Denkmalverein, . 1st ed. 207 pages. Hardcover. Commemorative book published by the Shiller-Goethe Remberance Society on the occasion of the dedication of a statue of the two German poets erected in Wade Park in Cleveland Ohio. Color frontis plate, b/w photos, speeches and other tributes. Index. Green cloth-covered boards with gilt titles on front and spine. GERMAN LANGUAGE. Text of a couple of the addresses is bi-lingual.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with minimal stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # E3279. $90.00   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  
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  
Staley, Frank W.   STALEY'S VIEWS OF PHILADELPHIA 1911  
Philadelphia: Frank W. Staley, 1910. 1st ed. 64 pages. Paperback. B/w photos of public, commercial, and historic buildings, parks, cemetaries and other public spaces in 1910/11 in the city of Philadelphia. Unpaginated, but 64 pages counted.
Good+/Wraps. Tight, unmarked. Top front corner bent, front cover detatched at reader crease and neatly taped into place. # E3483. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stegeman, John F., & Janet A. Stegeman.   CATY: A BIOGRAPHY OF CATHARINE LITTLEFIELD GREENE  
Athens, GA: Univ. Georgia, 1985. Reprint. 235 pages. Paperback. 0820307920 0-8203-0792-0. Biography of wife of Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene and friend of George and Martha Washington. Section of b/w illustrations, endnotes, and index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, unmarked. Spine a faded, else Fine. # E3091. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stewart, Roy P.   BORN GROWN: AN OKLAHOMA CITY HISTORY  
Oklahoma City: Fidelity Bank, 1975. Reprint. 352 pages. Hardcover. History of the Land Run of 1889, and continuing with the establishment of the city. B/w photos, index. Red cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles on front and spine.
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E2661. $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. No wear, no marks. # B8023. $46.00   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  
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.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # E1186. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Thorndike editor, Rachel Sherman.   THE SHERMAN LETTERS: CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN GENERAL AND SENATOR SHERMAN FROM 1837 TO 1891  
New York: Da Capo Press, 1969. Reprint. 398 pages. Hardcover. Letters between the brothers provide insight into the dynamics of leadership in politics and military matters. This Da Capo Press edition is an unabridged republication of the first edition published in New York in 1894. Very dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt titles on front and spine. Blue and white dustjacket with images of the brothers on front. Rear flap has list of other Da Capo reprints in the American Scene Series.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, square, unmarked. # E3462. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Treaty Affairs Staff, U.S. Dept. of Stat.   TREATIES IN FORCE: A LIST OF TREATIES AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS OF THE UNITED STATES IN FORCE JANUARY 1, 2018  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 2018. 555 pages. Paperback. 0160947405 0-16-094740-5.
New/Wraps. New book. # E2291. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Trudeau, Noah Andre.   GETTYSBURG: A TESTING OF COURAGE  
New York: HarperCollins, 2002. Reprint. 694 pages. Hardcover. 0060193638 0-06-019363-8. 64 maps, notes, bibliography, index.
VG/Near Fine. Tight, no name or writing. Corners sharp. # E1612. $9.00   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  
Turk, David S.   FORGING THE STAR: THE OFFICIAL MODERN HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 2016. 1st ed. 540 pages. Hardcover. 1574416545 1-57441-654-5. Examination of the historic foundations of the oldest federal law enforcement agency, and its service as it moved into the modern era.
New/Fine. New book. # E1539. $23.96   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Urann, C.A.   CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF CLEVELAND 1796-1896  
Cleveland: Press of J.B. Savage, 1896. 1st ed. 120 pages. Paperback. History of this part of the Western Reserve, originally entered by surveyors and settlers from Connecticut in 1796. A few b/w illustrations. 5.5 x 8 inch format.
X-Lib Good+/Wraps. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. Foxing to covers and first & last couple of pages. # E3348. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wallis, Michael.   THE BEST LAND UNDER HEAVEN: THE DONNER PARTY IN THE AGE OF MANIFEST DESTINY  
New York: Liveright Publishing, 2017. 1st ed. 453 pages. Hardcover. 0871407698 0-87140-769-8. Separates fact from fiction to tell the true story of the darkest side of Manifest Destiny. Bibliography and index. First edition.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, no marks. Very little indication of use. # E1368. $23.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
War Department, Division/Militia Affairs.   REGULATIONS FOR THE ORGANIZED MILITIA: UNDER THE CONSTITUTION AND LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES 1910  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1911. 174 pages. Hardcover. Bright blue cloth-covered boards with embossed designs and gilt title on front. No title on spine.
Good/No Jacket. Tight, owner name, sticker ghost. Very little wear, but silverfished on covers. # E2758. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Warren, Louis A.   LINCOLN'S GETTYSBURG DECLARATION: "A NEW BIRTH OF FREEDOM" (SIGNED)  
Fort Wayne IN: Lincoln National Life Found.,. 1st ed. 236 pages. Hardcover. In-depth look at Lincoln and the process of composition of the Gettysburg Address, and eventual disposition of the vatious manuscripts and fragments. Grey cloth-covered boards with dark blue spine and parts of the front and back. Gilt quill and sabre on blue portion of front and gilt title on spine. Signed by the author on the halftitle page, and dated October 7, 1964. Gilt top edge.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, with very slightest indication of wear. A few reader marks penciled in. # E3407. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Weat, Timothy R. (editors), & James W. M.   TO REDEEM A NATION: A HISTORY AND ANTHOLOGY OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT  
St. James NY: Brandywine Press, 1993. 1st ed. 283 pages. Paperback. 1881089207 1-881089-20-7. Writings on the Civil Rights Movement from many sources, collected and edited by West and Mooney. First printing.
Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E3577. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Weems, John Edward.   MEN WITHOUT COUNTRIES: THREE ADVENTURES OF THE EARLY SOUTHWEST  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1969. 1st ed. 272 pages. Hardcover. Lives of three adventurers on the frontier; James Wilkinson, Philip Nolan, and Peter Ellis Bean. First printing and now out of print. Map endpapers, bibliography.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E3225. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Weymouth, Lally.   AMERICA IN 1876: THE WAY 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  
Wills, David.   REVISED REPORT MADE TO THE LEGISLATURE OF PENNSYLVANIA, RELATIVE TO THE SOLDIERS' NATIONAL CEMETERY AT GETTYSBURG  
Harrisburg PA: Singerly & Myers, Printers, 1. 1st ed. 282 pages. Hardcover. Letters, contracts, addresses, and other records pertinent to the establishment and dedication of the national cemetery at Gettysburg. Lists of the names of the interred and grave number. Maps. In a later sturdy library binding in dark green cloth with gilt title on spine.
X-Lib Fair/No Jacket. Firm and straight. Pages show water marks and stains received before the rebinding of about a hundred years ago. Map and title page loose and laid-in. Usual Ex-Library stamps and donation label. Working Copy. # E3257. $90.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wilson, R.L.   WINCHESTER: AN AMERICAN LEGEND  
Secaucus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 2004. Reprint. 404 pages. Hardcover. 0785818936 0-7858-1893-6. Official history of Winchester arms and ammunition, first published in 1991 on the 125th anniversary. Over 300 color photos and 165 in b/w. Bibliography and index. Pictorial boards same as dustjacket.
Fine/Near Fine. Tight, clean. without wear or marks. # E2224. $22.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wintz, Cary D.   BLACK CULTURE AND THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1996. 1st ed. 277 pages. Paperback. 089096761X 0-89096-761-X. With an emphasis on social issues, traces the literary and social movement arising in the urban centers in the 1920s and 1930s.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, back corner bent from a fall. Publisher stamp on front endpaper. # E1207. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Witzel, Michael Karl.   ROUTE 66 REMEMBERED  
St.Paul, MN: Motorbooks International, 2003. Reprint. 192 pages. Paperback. 0760314985 0-7603-1498-5. Chronicles the history of America's first cross-continent highway with 125 color and 75 b/w photos, postcards, advertisements, signs and posters. Bibliography and index. 10-inch square format.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1260. $14.00   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  
Woodworth, Steven E., & Kenneth J. Winkl.   ATLAS OF THE CIVIL WAR  
New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. 1st ed. 400 pages. Hardcover. 0195221311 0-19-522131-1. Social, political, and military history told in more than 200 color maps, archival photos and b/w illustrations. Bibliography, glossary, and index. Out of print.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no name or marks. # E1997. $28.00   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  
Wyman, Mark.   THE WISCONSIN FRONTIER  
Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 1998. 1st ed. 336 pages. Hardcover. 0253334144 0-253-33414-4. From the series A History of the Trans-Appalachian Frontier.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no name or marks. # E2021. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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