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image of Webster's First Bunker Hill Oration and Washington's Farewell Address (Includes George Washington--Washington's Farewell Address; Daniel Webster--Webster's First Bunker Hill Oration; Publisher series: Heath's English Classics.)

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Boston: D.C. Heath & Co. 1908. (Hardcover) 61pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Frontispiece. The front inner hinge is partially cracked, the back board is creased, a page tear on p. XV near the gutter, and there is extensive pencil erasure on the endpapers. Includes George Washington (Washington's Farewell Address) & Daniel Webster (Webster's… Read more
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image of Acting in the Night; MacBeth and the Places of the Civil War

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Berkeley: University of California Press 978-0-520-25186-1 [978-0-520-25186-1] 2010. (Hardcover) 299pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. "What can the performance of a single play on one night tell us about the world this event inhabited so briefly? Alexander Nemerov takes a performance of MacBeth in Washington, D.C., on October… Read more
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Maverick in Mauve; The Diary of a Romantic Age

by Sloane, Florence Adele (Biography of Florence Adele Sloane.)

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9780385190008
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Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc. [0-385-19000-X] 1983. (Hardcover) 227pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Frontispiece, genealogical tables, photographs, illustrations, notes, appendix. The bottom edge is speckled and a previous bookseller's sticker on the front panel. "The landscapes of Edith Wharton form the backdrop to this diary of a beautiful, passionate… Read more
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Martha Washington; An American Life

by Brady, Patricia (Biography of Martha Washington.)

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9780670034307
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New York: Viking [0-670-03430-4] 2005. (Hardcover) 276pp. Very good in very good plus dust jacket. Genealogical tables, photographs, illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. A green discoloration to the back panel of the dust jacket. "Martha Dandridge Custis was a wealthy, good-looking widow and the mother of two young children when, in 1759, she started a… Read more
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image of Dissent and Conformity on Narragansett Bay; The Colonial Rhode Island Town

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Middletown: Wesleyan University Press [0-8195-5083-3] 1983. (Hardcover) 137pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Illustrated title page, maps, tables, notes, index. "To most Americans, the terms 'colonial New England town' and 'Puritan village' are nearly synonymous. But not all of New England was founded on Puritan orthodoxy. The exiles from Massachusetts Bay, who… Read more
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company [0-316-28606-0] 1975. (Hardcover) 453pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers, frontispiece, photographs, illustrations, notes, references, index. The dust jacket is price-clipped and edgeworn with a roughened spot and four-inch closed tear to the front panel. "Only a historian of Flexner's caliber could bring such a… Read more
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image of On the Border with Crook (Series: Classics of the Old West.)

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Alexandria: Time-Life Books Inc. [0-8094-3585-3] 1980, reprint. (Leather binding) 491pp. Fine, no dust jacket. Brown leather with gilt lettering and textured decorations to the cover and spine. All edges gilt, ribbon marker, marbled endpapers, frontispiece, notes, photographs. "There is an old saw in the army which teaches that you can never know a man… Read more
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image of 'Uncle Dick' Wootton; The Pioneer Frontiersman of the Rock Mountain Region; An Account of the Adventures and Thrilling Experiences of the Most Noted American Hunter, Trapper, Guide, Scout and Indian Fighter Now Living (Series: Classics of the Old West.)

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Alexandria: Time-Life Books Inc. [0-8094-3952-2] 1980, reprint. (Leather binding) 472pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Brown leather with gilt lettering and textured decorations to the cover and spine. All edges gilt, ribbon marker, marbled endpapers, frontispiece, photographs, illustrations. The spine is lightly sunned. "In presenting to the public the story of 'Uncle Dick' Wootton's… Read more
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Mountains and Molehills; Or Recollections of a Burnt Journal (Series: Classics of the Old West.)

by Marryat, Frank (Journals of Frank Marryat; Illustrations by Frank Marryat.)

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9780809439980
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Alexandria: Time-Life Books Inc. [0-8094-3998-0] 1982, reprint. (Leather binding) 443pp. Fine, no dust jacket. Brown leather with gilt lettering and textured decorations to the cover and spine. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker, color frontispiece, illustrations, notes, appendix. "Nothing that I can say here will blind the reader to the deficiency of these… Read more
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image of Close to Shore; A True Story of Terror in an Age of Innocence

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New York: Broadway Books [0-7679-0413-3] 2001. (Hardcover) 317pp. Very good in near fine dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers, bibliography. "Combining rich historical detail and a harrowing, pulse-pounding narrative, Close to Shore brilliantly re-creates the summer of 1916, when a rogue great white shark attacked swimmers along the New Jersey shore, triggering mass hysteria and launching… Read more
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The Exploration of North America 1630-1776

by Cumming, W.P. (With S.E. Hillier, D.B. Quinn & G. Williams.)

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9780399114076
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons [0-399-11407-6] 1974. (4to) 272pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Green cloth. Frontispiece, maps, black and white and color illustrations, chronology, notes, bibliography, index. The spine is lightly worn at the bottom edge, the dust jacket is sunned along the spine, there is a tiny roughened spot… Read more
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Oakland's Not for Burning

by Bradford, Amory

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New York: David McKay Company, Inc 1968. (Hardcover) 248pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Index. Lightly edgeworn. "In the riot-filled summer of 1967 and the spring of 1968, when so many other cities burned, Oakland did not. What happened was a remarkable transformation, a dramatic and reasoned resolve by elements of the… Read more
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image of A Texas Cowboy; Or, Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony Taken from Real Life by Chas. A. Siringo an Old Stove Up Cow Puncher Who Has Spent Nearly a Lifetime on the Great Western Cattle Ranges (Series: Classics of the Old West.)

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Alexandria: Time-Life Books Inc. [0-8094-3568-3] 1980, reprint. (Leather binding) 316pp. Fine, no dust jacket. Brown leather with gilt lettering and textured decorations to the cover and spine. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker, color frontispieces, illustrations. "My excuse for writing this book is money - and lots of it. I suppose the above… Read more
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The Forrestal Diaries

by Forrestal, James (Diaries of James Forrestal; Contributor E.S. Duffield; Edited by Walter Millis.)

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New York: Viking Press 1951. (Hardcover) 581pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Red and blue cloth with gilt and blue lettering to the spine. Top edge stained red. The dust jacket is price-clipped and lightly creased, with two small chips to the rear panel top edge. "Here are the private day-to-day notes,… Read more
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image of The Adventures of Colonel Daniel Boon, Formerly a Hunter: Containing a Narrative of the Wars of Kentucky, with the Discovery, Purchase, and Settlement of Kentucky, and the Piankashaw Council, 1784, and Territory of North American Indians, and the Rights of Land in Kentucky

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Xenia: Old Chelicothe Press 1968. (Hardcover) 37pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Tan paper-covered boards over brown cloth spine with paper title labels on the front cover and spine. Folding maps, illustrations. The front cover title label is rubbed. "This is Daniel Boon's story as he told it in 1783 to John Filson,… Read more
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40 Years' Gatherin's

by Van Cleeve, Spike

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Kansas City: Lowell Press 1977, 2nd printing. (Hardcover) 301pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Map endpapers, photographs. Locale: Montana. (Western America, Cowboys, Ranch Life).
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Conversations with Kennedy

by Bradlee, Benjamin C. (Biography of John F. Kennedy.)

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New York: W.W.Norton & Company Inc. 1975, book club edition. (Hardcover) 251pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Photos, index. Biography of John F. Kennedy. Locale: United States. (History--United States, Presidents).
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image of Notes on a Journey in America from the Coast of Virginia to the Territory of Illinois; Letters from Illinois (Includes Letters from Illinois; Notes on a Journey in America.)

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New York: Augustus M. Kelley [0-678-00686-5] 1971. (Hardcover) 163, 114pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Two fold-out maps. "To My English Friends. I have amused myself during our long, but by no means wearisome journey, by keeping this short record of occurrences and observations, of which I have now finished the revisal" - from… Read more
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The Course of Empire

by DeVoto, Bernard

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1952, later printing. (Hardcover) 647pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Map endpapers, maps, notes, index. Lightly edgeworn, a previous owner's book plate on the half title page. "The early explorers of America regarded the land, in all its beauty and richness, only as a barrier to be broken through… Read more
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The Foundations of American Constitutional Government

by Gorgoglione, Robert D. (Compiled by Robert D. Gorgoglione.)

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Irvington-On-Hudson: Foundation for Economic Education, Inc. [1-57246-018-0] 1996. (Trade paperback) 300pp. Near fine. Notes, appendix, index. There is a previous owner's blind stamp on the first page. "The Foundations of American Constitutional Government is an ideal primer for teachers, students, public officials - and every citizen who wants to better understand what makes our… Read more
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