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The History of Envelopes
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The History of Envelopes

by Ramage, Robert

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New York: Envelope Manufacturers Association of America, 1952. First Edition. Small Octavo. 84 pages including bibliography. The early history discusses how documents were covered (usually for secrecy by kings and dictators). By the early 16th century envelopes were used to transmit documents. A very nice copy bound in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, spine lettering gilt, a… Read more about this item
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The Lives and Work of Wright and Zoe Howes and the Story of U.S.IANA
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The Lives and Work of Wright and Zoe Howes and the Story of U.S.IANA

by Blew, John

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Chicago: Published By the Author, 2019. Limited Edition. Quarto. 2nd edition. 316 pages, index, illustrated with photographic images. Originally, published for family and friends of John Blew. Clarence Wolf of George S. MacManus Books suggested this should be reprinted, now in a limited edition of 150 copies. This remarkable history of one of the great Americanist of the 20th… Read more about this item
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The Journal of Christopher Columbus (during His First Voyage, 1492-1493) and Documents Relating to the Voyages of John Cabot and Gaspar Corte Real
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The Journal of Christopher Columbus (during His First Voyage, 1492-1493) and Documents Relating to the Voyages of John Cabot and Gaspar Corte Real

by Columbus, Christopherand Clements R. Marham (translator)

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New York; (1971): Burt Franklin. Octavo. xlviii, 259 pages. Translated with notes and introduction by Clements R. Markham. The journal of Columbus is a vital part of the early records of great sea voyages including that of Cabot and Gaspar Corte Real. It is certain that the Americas would have been reached within that era around 1500 but these… Read more about this item
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Franciscans and American Indians in pan-Borderlands Prespective: Adaptation, Negotiation and Resistance
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Franciscans and American Indians in pan-Borderlands Prespective: Adaptation, Negotiation and Resistance

by Burns, Jeffrey M. And Timothy J. Johnson (editors)

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Oceanside, Ca: The Academy of American Franciscan History, 2018. First Edition. Octavo. 340pp., Essays from a conference hosted by Flagler College St. Augustine, Florida. As the 450th anniversary of the founding of Saint Augustine drew near, scholars from the Americas and Europe gathered on March 13-15, 2014, for the conference, "Franciscan Florida in Pan-Borderlands Perspective: Adaptations, Negotiation and Resistance"… Read more about this item
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Bills, Quills, and Stills: An Annotated, Illustrated, and Illuminated History of the Bill of Rights (signed by th Author and Inscribed to G. Robert Blakey)

Bills, Quills, and Stills: An Annotated, Illustrated, and Illuminated History of the Bill of Rights (signed by th Author and Inscribed to G. Robert Blakey)

by McWhirter, Robert J.

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(American Bar Association, Chicago, 2015). First Edition. Small Quarto. 541 pages, index. A major study by the leading scholar on the history of the Bill of Rights. It deals with the early history of rights in Europe and also what happened before 1791 that led to James Madison's first draft of each specific clause of the Bill of Rights.… Read more about this item
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The American Historical Scene as Depicted by Stanley Arthurs and Interpreted By Fifty Authors
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The American Historical Scene as Depicted by Stanley Arthurs and Interpreted By Fifty Authors

by Arthurs, Stanley Massey; Felix Du Ponrt, Christian Brinton

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Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1935. First Edition. Quarto. National edition. xx, 151 pages, a nice association copy. Inscribed by a personal friend of the painter and the Wyeths.: Wilmington, Delaware, October 25, 1935 " Dear Father, this is the life work of Stanley M. Arthurs, who is a good friend of mine and who is going to eat… Read more about this item
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Welcome Mr. Kennedy.... to Dallas
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Welcome Mr. Kennedy.... to Dallas

by Weissman, Bernard

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Dallas, TX, November 22, 1963: Dallas Morning News. The original full-page ad [measuring 15 3/8" x 23"] placed on the morning President John F. Kennedy visited Dallas attacking his foreign and domestic policies. When Kennedy and Jackie were handed a copy of the Dallas Morning News and saw the full-page ad, Jackie said "Can you imagine a paper doing… Read more about this item
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Yurok Myths
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Yurok Myths

by Kroeber, A.L.

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Berkeley; (1976): University of California Press. First Edition. Octavo. 488pp., with a foreword by Theodora Kroeber and a biographical introduction by Timothy H.H. Thoresen, Folkloristic Commentary by Alan Dundes and Editor's preface by Grace Buzalkijko. Between 1901 and 1907 the author, then a young professor at the university of Berkely, made numerous trips into the country of the Yurok… Read more about this item
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Homestead Days, Memories, Rmembrances and Recollections
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Homestead Days, Memories, Rmembrances and Recollections

by Hunnicut, Lucy Bell

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[College Press Publishing Co.MO, 2002]. Octavo. 197pp., inscribed by the author with her signed note of publication and address label. The author was from New Mexico. She writes about her family, where they lived and how they lived and worked, she also gives a few recipes including crackling bread, ginger snaps, peach pickles and homemade cheese. An interesting look… Read more about this item
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The Louisiana Purchase: a Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia
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The Louisiana Purchase: a Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia

by Rodriguez, Junius P., Editor

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Santa Barbara; (2002): ABC-Clio. Quarto. Later printing. 512 pages. index. This major work brings together the work of over 100 experts covering historical figures, relevant legal and historical concepts, states that formed in the new territory, frontier outposts, and the Native Americans uprooted by expansion westward. The book examines every aspect and consequence of Thomas Jefferson's momentous transaction: the… Read more about this item
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Travels in North America, 1822-1824
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Travels in North America, 1822-1824

by Wilhelm, Paul, Duke of Wurtemberg

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Norman, Oklahoma. (1973): University of Oklahoma Press. First Edition. Octavo. Translated by W. Robert Nitski, Edited by Savoie Lottinville. 456 pages, index, bibliography. 456 pages, index, bibliography. The full story of German explorers in the American West has never been told. Year by year, however, it gradually emerges as scholars unearth new sources to address the problem. One of… Read more about this item
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Recollections of a Busy Life
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Recollections of a Busy Life

by Greeley, Horace

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New York: J.B. Ford and Co, 1869. First Edition. Octavo. Frontispiece, 624 pages, index. 10pp. ads. One of the great autobiographies of the nineteenth century and remains his most enduring book, instructive to this day and often compared, quite justifiably, to Benjamin Franklin's immortal work. Particularly fascinating is Greeley's narrative of his youthful adventures, including his entrance into the… Read more about this item
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The Photographic History of the Civil war-Semi-Centennial Memorial Edition
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The Photographic History of the Civil war-Semi-Centennial Memorial Edition

by Miller, Francis Trevelyan

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New York: The Review of Reviews Co, 1911. Limited Edition. Quarto. Limited to 1000 sets. The present set is number 21. This set includes a two page letter from the publisher announcing volume I was completed and was being sent prepaid express to the recipient, George McKesson Brown, a pharmaceutical manufacturer of New York owner of the Coindre Hall… Read more about this item
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Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean Made Under the Directions of the Secretary of the War in 1853-1854. 33d Congress. 2nd Senate. Ex. Do
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Washington: Beverley Tucker, 1855-59; George W. Bowman, 1861 and Thomas H. Ford 1860. Quarto. 12 Volumes in 13. As stated by Wagner-Camp, these reports were printed as they were received. There is no overall system or arrangement, nor are there general indices to the volumes, and as Camp has pointed out, there is the usual duplication of print and… Read more about this item
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Studies in the Early History of the Fox River Valley
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Studies in the Early History of the Fox River Valley

by Gary, George

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin; Nd [ca.1901]: Times Publishing Company. Small Octavo. 267pages and i-viii pp. index. This work covers the first thirty years of the American occupation of the Fox River Valley. Much on the Winnebago's, early Green Bay as the point of supply for the Menomonee and the Northwest Company. A very scare work bound in green pictorial cloth lettered… Read more about this item
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The Sauks and the Black Hawk War with Biographical Sketches, Etc.
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The Sauks and the Black Hawk War with Biographical Sketches, Etc.

by Armstrong, Perry A.

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Splringfield (sic), IL: H.W. Rokker, (Printer and binder), 1887. Octavo. 726 pages. One of the standard works on the Black Hawk war with a fair view of the point of Black Hawk. While Armstrong felt it was a just war, he did (uncharacteristic of his age) give the point of the view of those who were victims of the… Read more about this item
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Mary and Martha; the Mother and the Wife of George Washington
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Mary and Martha; the Mother and the Wife of George Washington

by Lossing, Benson J.

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New York; (1886): Harper and Brothers. First Edition. Octavo. 348pp., (4)pp. publisher's ads. Illustrated by H. Rose. A unique copy from the library of Horace Edwin Hayden with with his extensive notes. He was a noted Virginian author on genealogies of the state's leading families, here he writes on the errors of Lossing's book on Martha Washington and his… Read more about this item
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The Land of Journey's Ending
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The Land of Journey's Ending

by Austin, Mary

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New York; (1924): The Century Co. First Edition. Octavo. 459pp., half-title, frontispiece, and other illustrations by John Edwin Jackson. This is a book of prophecy of the progressive acculturation of the land's people. This is also a book of topography. The topography of the country is between the Colorado and the Rio Grande. This is the story beginning with… Read more about this item
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Ira Allen Founder of Vermont 1751-1814
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Ira Allen Founder of Vermont 1751-1814

by Wilbur, James Benjamin

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1928. First Edition. Octavo. In two volumes, Vol. I: color portrait frontispiece and other illustrations, 544pp., Vol II: Frontispiece of the Ira Allen Chapel in black and white, title page with a central medallion devise from the Ira Allen half-dollar issued in 1927 to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Battle of Bennington, along with other… Read more about this item
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Pueblo Indian Folk-Stories
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Pueblo Indian Folk-Stories

by Lummis, Charles F.

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New York; (1910): The Century Co. Octavo. This book was issued some years ago under the title "The Man Who Married the Moon." The publication of the present edition, enlarged by the addition of new material, is made the occasion of changing the title to one which more accurately describes the contents. 257pp., frontispiece and 22 other illustrations from… Read more about this item
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