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Battle for a continent, Quebec 1759
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Battle for a continent, Quebec 1759

By Donaldson, Gordon

Doubleday. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. 0385058195 . First Edition Hardcover in gray boards cloth Very Good unmarked in Fair jacket.; 9 X 5.90 X 0.90 inches; 241 pp pages .

$7.50

The Ancient Pst of Mexico
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The Ancient Pst of Mexico

By Reed, Alma M.

New York: Crown Publishers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Hardcover. Cloth with gilt stamp; minor edge/shelf wear and corners bumped. Dust jacket is not price clipped; the spine is faded with nicks to the head and tail; the edges have small nicks and a short tear. Page edges have spotting and dust soil. xii, 388pp. Illustrated with photographs. Map endpages with some spotting. ; 8vo .

$13.50

The Spanish Borderlands Frontier, 1513-1821  ; Histories of the American  Frontier
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The Spanish Borderlands Frontier, 1513-1821 ; Histories of the American Frontier

By Bannon, John Frances

New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press. Very Good. 1974. Softcover. 0826303099 . Sun faded edges; some soiling and on the cover and the text block edges (only.) xii, 308 pp. Illustrated. Notes. Bibliographical Notes. Index. ; Histories of the American Frontier; 9.13 X 6.14 X 0.87 inches .

$11.25

Artificial Waterways of the World
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Artificial Waterways of the World

By Hepburn, A. Barton

New York: Macmillan. Very Good. 1914. Revised. Hardcover. New Revised and Enlarged Edition, November, 1914. (Janurary, 1909). Pp. xi, [3] 1-171, [6] four pages of which "contain advertisments of few of the Macmillan boos on kindred subjects." Illustrated. Contents: Foreword; The World's Canals; The Canal System of New York: (in brief) Inception, Develpment, 1867-1909, Competition, Improvements, Relation of Canals and Railways; The Panama Canal; Other Great American Canals; The Waterways Question and Conservation of Our Resources; Department of Internal Navigation. Appendix: Bibliography; Index. Some beginning seperation of text block (noted at pages 138) otherwise with solid binding. Short edge tear on the frontispiece. Very minor end and corner tip wear. Overall a handsome, solid copy. ; 8vo .

$22.50

Inhabited Wilderness  Indians, Eskimos, and National Parks in Alaska
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Inhabited Wilderness Indians, Eskimos, and National Parks in Alaska

By Catton, Theodore

University of New Mexico Press. Near Fine. 1997. First Edition. Softcover. 9780826318275 . Appearance of only slight previous use. Cover and binding show a little wear. ; New American West; 8.94 X 5.98 X 0.81 inches; 309 pp pages .

$18.75

One Man's America   A Journalist's Search for the Heart of His Country
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One Man's America A Journalist's Search for the Heart of His Country

By Grunwald, Henry

Doubleday. Fine. 1996. First Edition. Softcover. 0385414080 . Appearance of only slight previous use. Cover and binding show a little wear. ; 9.40 X 6.10 X 1.90 inches; 672 pp pages .

$7.50

America Out of the Ashes  True Stories of Courage and Heroism
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America Out of the Ashes True Stories of Courage and Heroism

By O'Leary, Jeffrey

Honor Books. New in New dust jacket. 2001. Second Printing. Hardcover. 9781562925307 . Renewing Souls and Healing Hearts. No names or other markings. Tight. ; 9.48 X 6.02 X 0.89 inches; 255 pp pages .

$10.50

Breaking the Ring
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Breaking the Ring

By Barron, John

Houghton Mifflin (Juv). Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1987. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0395421101 . First Printing with number series starting (1). No names or other markings. Tight. ; 9 X 5.90 X 1 inches; 244 pp pages .

$7.50

The Unredeemed Captive  A Family Story from Early America
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The Unredeemed Captive A Family Story from Early America

By Demos, John Putnam

[New York]: Knopf. As New. 1994. Softcover. 9780679759614 . Spine square, no reading or other creases, no tears, and page edges clean, no scratches, very light edge wear, no writing or stamps or highlighting, no dog eared pages, no tears to pages, binding solid with no page splits, no odor. Overall, a very lightly used copy.; 9.70 X 6.30 X 1.10 inches; 315 pp pages .

$5.25

Mysteries of the Ancient Americas  The New World Before Columbus
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Mysteries of the Ancient Americas The New World Before Columbus

By Dolezal, Robert

New York: Readers Digest. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1986. Hardcover. 0895771837 . Better than very good with minimal shelf wear. Illustrated with a wealth of full color photographs, maps, charts etc., highly readable. Appealing to anyone who interested in the Americas, New World pyramids and Lost Cities. Great report resource. ; 11.30 X 8.70 X 1 inches; 320 pages .

$10.50

The Texas Cowboy Cookbook  A History in Recipes and Photos
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The Texas Cowboy Cookbook A History in Recipes and Photos

By Walsh, Robb

New York: Ten Speed Press. As New. 2007. First Edition. Paperback. 9780767921497 . Very small dent on the fore edge. Over 100 Texas dishes and 100 archival photographs along with the food lore of Texas cowboys and cowgirls. Reciepes were collected from Mexican, African-American, Cajun and Anglo-Southern cowboy cooks. "A Western saga of a cookbook with wild and delicious stories, photos, and recipes." (NPR's Kitchen Sisters). A random sample of recipes: Sirloin Gulsada, West Texas Fried Chicken, Cane Vinegar Pork Chops, Coffee-rubbed Tenderloin, Gumbo, Fideo con-carne, Field Peas, Peach Cobbler, Sourdough Biscuits, Wild Onion Corn Dodgers and many more classics and 'surprises' . ; 9 X 7.30 X 0.80 inches; 272 pp pages; Book Fair .

$12.75

The American image  Photographs from the National Archives, 1860-1960
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The American image Photographs from the National Archives, 1860-1960

By States, United

New York: Pantheon Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1979. Hardcover. 0394507983 . Maroon cloth w/gold lettering, mild wear to edges. Dust jacket is scuffed with wear to folds and ends. No tears. A selection of 216 images taken from the National Archives in Washington (D.C.). This is the first time a book has been based on the whole collection (over five million) illustrating both its historical importance and its aesthetic interest. The images constitute a photographic history of one hundred years of American life as well as a fascinating look at the uses to which American photography has bee put. - From the flap. ; 11 X 8.40 X 0.90 inches; 191 pages .

$22.50

Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief
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Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief

By McPherson, James M.

New York: Penguin Press. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 2008. First Edition; Third Printing. Hardcover. 1594201919 . First edition. Civil War. James M. McPherson, a bestselling historian of the Civil War, illuminates how Lincoln worked with---and often against---his senior commanders to defeat the Confederacy and create the role of commander in chief as we know it.; 8vo.; 329 pages .

$22.50

Album de la Iglesia De La Merced
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Album de la Iglesia De La Merced

By Viventians Fathers

Havana, Cuba: Seoane, Fernandez & Co. Very Good. 1947. Softcover. Blue oblong paper wraps, light corner and edge wear. Dated 1755-1947 on rear panel, else no date. Unpaginated, (30 pp.) Opening historical notes (two pages) and photo captions in Spanish and English; the bulk of the book is Illustrated with black white photos. 6 3/4" X 9 " staple binding, tight. Sticker damage on front cover. .

$22.50

The Truth about the Panama Canal
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The Truth about the Panama Canal

By Kitchel, Denison

Arlington House. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. 0870004093 . Clean bright copy. ; NF/VG, first edition and printing, closed 2 in. Tear front panel, not price clipped, New Mylar, 240 pg. , indexed, from the flap: This careful consideration of the issues leads into what is perhaps the first generally available objective analysis of the proposed new treaties. Mr. Kitchel cuts through the rhetorical fog and diplomatic double-talk to provide a detailed, easy-to-understand presentation of the facts, what the treaties really say and what their ratification would bring.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$11.25