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History of Green County, Wisconsin in 1884

Green County Historical Society 1248 pp, b/w plates of individuals, tan, cloth, 4to. Originally published by Union Publishing 1884. Invcludes sketches of villages & towns, educational, civil, military & political history, biographies, plus 2 maps of Green County growth 1873-1891. Stains to text block edges, cover bottom abraded, spine ends & top frayed, damaged covernote, number 7 small crossed-out price front end paper. good, contents near fine.. Reprint Edition. Hard Cover. Good.


Backward Glance, 1880's - 1980's: Ulm, Leiter, Ucross, Clearmont, A Century of History (Wyoming)

Clearmont , WY: Clearmont Historical Group Ca. 2000. 877 pages, land legend, extensive index of family names, cattle brands, reproduction of autographs of a few settlers, numerous b/w photos in text; 4to, red boards, gilt illustrationsfront cover. Very heavy. Near fine, cover corner slightly bumped; contents fine; no dust jacket. Hard Cover. Near Fine.


The Chicago Historical Society, 1856-1956; An Unconventional Chronicle

By Angle, Paul M

Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1956. 256pages, b/w plates, index, 8vo, tan/blue cloth. Near fine, tiny dent bottom cover; contents fine; in pictorial slipcase with small scuff line, near fine. Laid in small folded leaflet about the book. Hard Cover. Near Fine.


The Book of Birmingham (Michigan)

By McMechan, Jarvis Bell

Birmingham: Birmingham Historical Board, 1976. 228 pages, numerous b/w illustrations, maps, color illustrations, Birmingham Centennial Quilt, bibliography, index of proper names, map endpapers; 4to, red cloth. Birmingham was founded in 1819 on the Saginaw Trail a day's journey from Detroit. Fine; dust jacket very good-, edge wear with slight loss. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Fi ne/Good.


More than Bricks and Mortar: A History of the Atlanta Athletic Club

By Neill, Nancy

Roswell, GA: Wh Wolfe, 1987. 135 pages, b/w photos, appendices including membership lists; 4to, green cloth. Bottom page corners wavy, light stain bottom front endpaper, very good-; dust jacket very good+. Hard Cover. Good/Ver y Good.


Counties of Illinois: Their Origin and Evolution

Illinois Secretary of State 65 pages, 23 maps showing original and present boundary lines for each county; 8vo, blue wraps. Near fine. Paperback Stapled Booklet. Ver y Good.


Hawaii: A Bicentennial History.  States and Nation series
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Hawaii: A Bicentennial History. States and Nation series

By Tabrah, Ruth

New York/Nashville: W.W. Norton/ American Association for State and Local History, 1980. Ex lib. 233 pages, b/w plates, map, further reading list, index; 8vo, blue cloth. Number spine, nameplate, a few library marks, back endpaper removed, very good-; contents fine; no dust jacket. First Printing. Hard Cover. Good.


Iowa Historical Lectures, Delivered before the State Historical Society, Iowa City, 1892

Iowa City: Iowa State Historical Society, 1893. Ex lib. Each topic is paginated separately, includes Iowa Indians, Louisiana Purchase, Amish Mennonites, early clergy of Iowa, teachers, medical pratitioners, lawyers, more; 8vo, blue library binding. Label spine, titles dimmed, college library bookplate, stamp inside front cover, pocket, good; contents very good. Serving the antiquarian and used book world since 1980. Hard Cover. Good.


Louisiana: A Bicentennial History. States and the Nation series

By Taylor, Joe Gray

New York/Nashville: W.W. Norton/ American Association for State and Local History, 1976. Ex lib. 194 pages, b/w plates, map, further reading list, index; 8vo, gray cloth. Tape cover, pocket, a few library stamps, very good-; contents fine; dust jacket very good, label spine. First Printing. Hard Cover. Fair/Ver y Good.