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image of New Harlem, Past and Present: The Story of an Amazing Civic Wrong, Now at  Last to be Righted

New Harlem, Past and Present: The Story of an Amazing Civic Wrong, Now at Last to be Righted

by PIERCE, Carl Horton

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Published
1903
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Very Good
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New York: New Harlem Publishing Company. Very Good. 1903. Hardcover. A history of the village of New Harlem, on the northeast edge of Manhattan, which was disbanded. This work details efforts to revive the original village along with property rights. With numerous plates displaying views around the town and a pair of fold-out maps at rear of… Read more
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Records of the Town of New Rochelle 1699-1828

by FORBES, Jeanne A.

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Published
1916
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Very Good+ with no dust jacket
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$32.50

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New Rochelle, NY: The Paragraph Press. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1916. Hardcover. Likely first edition. Historic records of New York's New Rochelle are presented in this work. The town was founded by Huguenot refugees in 1688 after their expulsion from France. Many of the town's founders came from La Rochelle, France. Besides important documents, three… Read more
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Opening Ceremonies of the New York and Brooklyn Bridge, May 24, 1883

by KINGSLEY, William C. (president); ROEBLING, Washington A. (chief engineer)

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Published
1883
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Very Good
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$200.00

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Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Eagle Job Printing Department. Very Good. 1883. Hardcover. A hardcover program to commemorate the opening of New York's landmark Brooklyn Bridge. With a tissue-guarded black & white frontis photo of the bridge. Text by an unspecified writer describes the events during the ceremonies such as speeches, music and prayer, as presided by James S.… Read more
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The Story of America in Pictures: New Revised Edition

by COLLINS, Alan C.

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Published
1953
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Very Good with no dust jacket
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1953. Hardcover. A 1953 updated edition of a work which first appeared in 1935, in which the history of the US and North America is told using black & white paintings, drawings and photos. The author has provided captions for each, which describe… Read more
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image of Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York for the Year 1851  (Manual of the Common Council of New York, 1851)

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New York: McSpedon & Baker. Very Good+. 1851. Hardcover. A plentifully-illustrated handbook to the New York City of 1851. This almanac-style work provides detailed information about people, historic events, government officials, law enforcement and the legal system, schools, fire department, street layouts, and views of houses and figures. With five fold-out maps, four fold-out lithographic views… Read more
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image of Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York for the Year 1850  (Manual of the Common Council of New York, 1850)

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New York: McSpedon & Baker. Very Good. 1850. Hardcover. A plentifully-illustrated handbook to the New York City of 1850. This almanac-style work provides detailed information about people, historic events, government officials, law enforcement and the legal system, waterworks, fire department, street layouts, views of houses and figures and military-related people and places. With five fold-out maps,… Read more
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The First Salute: A View of the American Revolution

by TUCHMAN, Barbara W.

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Bluebird Books
Published
1988
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Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
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First Edition
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9780394553337
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$15.50

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. 0394553330 . Stated First Edition. The prominent historian Barbara W. Tuchman turns her attention to the beginnings of the U. S. Navy during the Revolutionary War. With 6 maps (including at endpapers) and 2 sections of plates (one in black & white,… Read more
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The Peace Chiefs of the Cheyennes

by HOIG, Stan

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Bluebird Books
Published
1980
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Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket
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First Edition
ISBN
9780806115733
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$16.00

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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. 0806115734 . A stated first edition of Stan Hoig's history of the Cheyenne Indians of the high plains. Arising in Minnesota and North Dakota, the Cheyenne worked their way west in search of buffalo, but encountered trouble with white settlers and… Read more
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Twentieth-Century Montana: A State of Extremes

by TOOLE, K. Ross

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Published
1979
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Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1979. Hardcover. Stated fifth printing, 1979. K. Ross Toole describes the turmoil encountered in Montana in the 20th century, despite her prodigious mineral, timber and agricultural assets. Political, economic and labor difficulties all contributed to the disruption of economic progress. With plentiful black &… Read more
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image of Dakota Territory 1861-1889: A Study of Frontier Politics

Dakota Territory 1861-1889: A Study of Frontier Politics

by LAMAR, Howard Roberts

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Bluebird Books
Published
1997
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Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
ISBN
9780911042474
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$32.00

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Fargo: Institute for Regional Studies / North Dakota State University. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1997. Hardcover. 0911042474 . A 1997 reprint edition of the original 1956 Yale University Press edition. The author describes developments in the political history of the Dakota Territory, prior to statehood. Includes discussion of railroads, new settlers, oligarchs, corruption, unrest among… Read more
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image of The Northern Colonial Frontier 1607-1763 (Histories of the American  Frontier series)

The Northern Colonial Frontier 1607-1763 (Histories of the American Frontier series)

by LEACH, Douglas Edward

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Published
1966
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Good with no dust jacket
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Good with no dust jacket. 1966. Hardcover. A description of the first settlements in the northeastern United States, beginning in 1607. Though visited by fishing vessels, the coastal areas from Maine to Delaware had not seen attempts at new settlements until the early 17th century. With several black & white illustrations… Read more
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image of The Transportation Frontier: Trans-Mississippi West 1865-1890 (Histories  of the American Frontier series)

The Transportation Frontier: Trans-Mississippi West 1865-1890 (Histories of the American Frontier series)

by WINTHER, Oscar Osburn

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Published
1964
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Good with no dust jacket
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Good with no dust jacket. 1964. Hardcover. An examination of the various means of transportation in use in the American West following the Civil War. Wagon roads, railroads and early auto transport are all addressed. With numerous black & white photos, drawings and maps (including maps of early wagon roads… Read more
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Adventures of America, 1857-1900: A Pictorial Record from Harper's Weekly

by KOUWENHOVEN, John A.

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Published
1938
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Very Good in Fair dust jacket
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$24.50

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New York: Harper & Brothers. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1938. Hardcover. A collection of hundreds of black & white illustrations from the pages of Harper's Weekly showing people and scenes from around America from 1857 to 1900. The illustrations are accompanied by the text of John A. Kouwenhoven. --- In pictorial paper-covered boards with facsimiles… Read more
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The Pioneer Women of the West: Alta Edition

by ELLET, Mrs. Elizabeth F.

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Published
[c.1870s-1910s]
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Poor with no dust jacket
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Philadelphia: Porter & Coates. Poor with no dust jacket. [c.1870s-1910s]. Hard Cover. A well-worn copy of Elizabeth F. Ellet's 1852 work which presents profiles of American women who settled in the American Midwest and West in the late 1700s and through the first half of the 1800s. Though the word "illustrated" appears on spine, the only illustration… Read more
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image of The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin & Selections from His Other  Writings (Modern Library #39.2)

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin & Selections from His Other Writings (Modern Library #39.2)

by FRANKLIN, Benjamin

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Published
[c.1947]
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Very Good in Fair dust jacket
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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. [c.1947]. Hardcover. A Modern Library edition offering one of the world's most famous autobiographies, which explores the rich diversity that was the life of Benjamin Franklin. Also included are other Franklin writings, such as selections from his "Poor Richard's Almanack." With an introduction… Read more
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image of Crossroads of Freedom, Antietam: The Battle that Changed the Course of the  Civil War

Crossroads of Freedom, Antietam: The Battle that Changed the Course of the Civil War

by McPHERSON, James M.

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Published
2002
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Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
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First Edition
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9780195135213
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New York: Oxford University Press. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. 0195135210 . A first printing of James M. McPherson's account of the pivotal Battle of Antietam. The battle was fought on September 17, 1862 along Antietam Creek north of Washington in Maryland during the American Civil War. It is described on the… Read more
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The Longest Night: A Military History of the Civil War

by EICHER, David J.

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Published
2001
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Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780684849447
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New York: Simon & Schuster. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. 0684849445 . A first printing of David J. Eicher's detailed analysis of the chief military battles of the American Civil War. The accounts of the conflicts are presented chronologically and in a lucid, highly readable style. With 81 maps by Lee Vande… Read more
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A Sioux Chronicle

by HYDE, George E.

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Bluebird Books
Published
1956
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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$36.00

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Norman: The University of Oklahoma Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. A first edition of an examination of the struggles of the Sioux Nation after they were defeated and forced to live on reservations. Per the jacket flap, the Sioux were proud warriors, forced to live as farmers on unarable land.… Read more
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image of Forts of the Upper Missouri   (American Forts Series)

Forts of the Upper Missouri (American Forts Series)

by ATHEARN, Robert G.

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Bluebird Books
Published
1967
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Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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$28.00

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Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs. Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. A first edition of author's history of the American West, detailing the establishment of forts along principal rivers in the drainage of the Missouri River starting in 1819. Includes a section of black & white plates at center of volume… Read more
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image of American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm  Publications (2nd Edition)

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Washington: National Archives Trust Fund Board. Very Good-. 1995. Stapled wraps. 0911333096 . A catalog of available microfilm records held by the Natiohnal Archives as they pertain to American Indians. Includes various government documents, tribal census rolls, letters, civilian records, court filings and much more. --- In stapled wraps with photo of granddaughter of Cochise to … Read more
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