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Wilderness Empire; A Narrative

by Eckert, Allan W.

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company 1969, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 653pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Map endpapers, maps, sources, notes, list of Indian characters, index. The dust jacket is price-clipped, a previous owner's inscription inside, residue from a label on the half-title page, and the edges are lightly spotted. Time Period. … Read more
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cover of A Pictorial History of the Confederacy

A Pictorial History of the Confederacy

by Buchanan, Lamont

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New York: Bonanza Books 1951. (4to) 288pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, index. A previous owner's bookplate on the front endpaper. "Hundreds of illustrations". Locale: Confederate States; United States. (History--United States).
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cover of From Slavery to Freedom; A History of Negro Americans

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1968, 3rd edition, 3rd printing. (Hardcover) 686pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Photographs, bibliography, index. Extensive notes in pencil on the front endpaper, the dust jacket is price-clipped and lightly edgeworn. Locale: United States. (History--United States, Black Americans, Slavery).
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cover of Fifth Avenue; A Very Social History

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich [0-15-130702-4] 1978, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 371pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Photgraph endpapers, photographs, bibliography. Locale: New York City; United States. (History--United States, High Society, Social History).
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Across the Wide Missouri

by DeVoto, Bernard (Illustrations by Charles Bodmer; George Catlin; Alfred Jacob Miller.)

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company 1947. (Small 4to) 483pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Map endpapers, black and white and color illustrations, notes, appendices, chronology, bibliography, index. The dust jacket has minor edgewear and is price-clipped and there is a gold foil star on the title page. Book about Jim Bridger, Lucien Fontenelle, Joe… Read more
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cover of Lord of Alaska; Baranov and the Russian Adventure

Lord of Alaska; Baranov and the Russian Adventure

by Chevigny, Hector (Biography of Alexander Baranov.)

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New York: Viking Press 1943, 3rd printing. (Hardcover) 320pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Map endpapers, sources, index. Lightly edgeworn, a previous owner's inscription on the half-title page, the dust jacket is lightly faded on the spine, price-clipped, and edgeworn and has been repaired with clear tape at the top of the spine.… Read more
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cover of A Pictorial History of America; Embracing Both the Northern and Southern Portions of the New World

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Hartford: House & Brown 1851. (Hardcover) 848, 48pp. Good, no dust jacket. Decoratively stamped brown leather with the spine decorated in gilt. Marbled endpapers and edges, illustrated with 300+ engravings. Includes a 48-page appendix entitled "Aborigines of America". Worn, the gilt on the spine is rubbed, the pages have occasional spotting and a few with… Read more
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cover of A Summer in Alaska in the 1880s

A Summer in Alaska in the 1880s

by Schwatka, Frederick

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Secaucas: Castle [1-55521-335-9] 1988. (Hardcover) 418pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Frontispiece, illustrations, appendices, index. Locale: Alaska; United States; Western America. (Western America).
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cover of The Florida of the Inca

The Florida of the Inca

by De la Vega, Garcilaso

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Austin: University of Texas Press 1951. (Hardcover) 655pp. Good to very good in good dust jacket. Top edges stained brown, map endpapers, index. A previous owner's stamp on the endpapers and dust jacket front flap, a dampstain to the top edges of the last 100 pages with minimal penetration, and the jacket is worn with… Read more
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The Kennedys; An American Drama

by Collier, Peter (With David Horowitz.) (Biography of John F. Kennedy.)

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9780671447939
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New York: Summit Books [0-671-44793-9] 1984, book club edition. (Hardcover) 576pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Photos, notes and index. The dust jacket and the covers are lightly edgeworn. Biography of John F. Kennedy. Locale: United States. (History--United States, Presidents).
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cover of Last Man Out; The Story of the Springhill Mine Disaster

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Orlando: Harcourt, Inc [0-15-100559-1] 2003, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 342pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrations, photographs, notes, bibliography, index. Pink highlighting in the bibliography. Book about Springhill Mine Disaster. (History--United States, Coal Industry, Disasters--Mining, Mining--United States).
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cover of Mrs. Ike; Memories and Reflections on the Life of Mamie Eisenhower

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux [0-374-21514-6] 1996, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 392pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs, notes, index. Book about Dwight Eisenhower & Mamie Eisenhower. Locale: United States. (History--United States, Presidents--United States).
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cover of The First Colonists; Hakluyt's Voyages to North America

The First Colonists; Hakluyt's Voyages to North America

by Rowse, A.L. (Based on the work of Richard Hakluyt.)

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London: Folio Society 1987, 2nd printing. (Hardcover in slipcase) 142pp. Fine, no dust jacket. In near fine slipcase. Beige cloth with compass illustration on the front board. Frontispiece, illustrations, maps. Based on the work of Richard Hakluyt. Locale:. (History--United States, Colonization, Voyages and Travels).
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cover 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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cover 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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cover of Martha Washington; An American Life

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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cover 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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cover of The Traitor and the Spy; Benedict Arnold and John Andre

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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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cover 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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cover 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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