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Jack Kennedy: The Illustrated Life of a President

By Wills, Chuck

Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Chronicle Books Llc, 2009. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12. CD called for inside pocket present, plus dozens of special separately printed ephemera inside special tipped-in glassine pockets. 176pp. Not a remainder. A magnificent example in the production of book-making and a future rarity of interest to JFK collectors. With family photographs, historical documents, personal letters, etc. 4to - over 9¾" - 12

$15.00

The Life and Selected Writings of Thomas Jefferson

By Jefferson, Thomas (Edited By Adrienne Koch and William Peden)

N.Y.: Modern Library, 1944. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. PON otherwise fine in price (1.25) unclipped dj in archival mylar cover. No. 234.

$8.00

JOSHUA COIT; AMERICAN FEDERALIST 1758 - 1798

By Destler, Chester McArthur

Middletown, Conn: Wesleyan University Press, 1962. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Clean, no names, illustrated endpapers, fractional loss of color and heel of spine, corners sharp, dj price clipped and chipped at head and heel of spine in archival mylar.

$10.00

The Conquest of Kansas

By Phillips, William

Freeport, n y: Books for Libraries, 1971. Hardcover. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Clean tight no names no writing, cloth bright, corners sharp, not a remainder. First published in 1856, this is the preferred edition, 414pp. Silver stamped black cloth.

$35.00

National Grange, Patrons of Husbandry, at Concord, New Hampshire November 16 - 24, 1892

By Metcalf, H. H., Compiled By

Concord, N. H.: Republican Press Association, 1893. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Clean, tight, gilt-stamped green cloth, gilt-floral endpapers, 32pp., historic photos include White's Opera House, View of Main St. Eagle Hotel, and two more photo plates.

$20.00

Story of the Declaration of Independence - Bicdentennial Edition

By Malone, Dumas;Hirst Milhollen; Milton Kaplan

Oxford Univ Pr, 1975. Hardcover. Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12. Clean, tight, no names, no writing, water mark on bottom edge of text and bottom margin of a few interior pages, price unclipped dust jacket in mylar cover. 288pp., nealy 300 illustrations. Distinctive sketches of all the signers, show the kind of men who pledged their lives to this cause for freedom.

$6.00

The Complete Book of U.S. Presidents
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The Complete Book of U.S. Presidents

By Degregorio, William A.

Avenel, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Outlet, 1993. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾. Clean, tight, no names, no writing.Undated thru Bill Clinton. 769pp., index.

$7.50

Dayton a History in Photographs.

By Editor

Dayton, Ohio: Dayton Junior League, 1976. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12. 1st edition, photographs, 142pp., 4to, wraps. Small nick in bottom edge of spine.

$8.00

History of Massachusetts Three Volumes

By Barry, John Stetson

Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Co, 1855. First Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Solid tight and clean, very good set in original gilt stamped brown cloth, decorative blind embossed covers, some corners bumped, gilt present but dulled, old paper labels on spine with rubbing at head and heels, and some corners. Text quite clean and unfoxed, old previous owners name. Colonial Period, 1855; Provincial Period 1857; Commonwealth Period, 1857.

$50.00

THE OLD DOMINION; ESSAYS FOR THOMAS PERKINS ABERNETHY

By RUTMAN, DARRETT, EDITED BY

Charlottesville, VA.: University Press of Virginia, 1964. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine clean no names hardback in original glassine dust jacket as issued, Jacksonian Democracy, Old South Politics especially Virginia.

$12.00

History of Kansas

By Prentis, Noble L. Edited By Henrietta V. Race

Topeka, Ks: Caroline Prentis, 1909. Revised . Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Clean tight and bright, previous owner's name with slight rubbing at head and heel of spine. Color map present at back, 403pp., index, bibliography, appendix, biographies, text maps, historic photographs, footnotes. Pictorial tan cloth.

$30.00

Oklahoma; The Story of Its Past and Present,

By McReynolds, Edwin C.

Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A.: Univ of Oklahoma Pr, 1981. 9th Printing . Hardcover. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Clean tight no names no writing not a remainder. 499pp. photographs.

$5.00

Swedish Mecca of the Plains: A Novel About Lindsborg, Kansas, and the Smoky Valley During the Middle Years 1904-1928

By Segerhammar, Robert E.

Lindsborg, Kansas, U.S.A.: Smoky Valley Historical Pubns, 1994. First Edition . Hardcover. Collectible; Fine/Collectible; Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾. Signed by the author on title page. No other names, no writing, a fine collectible copy in a near fine dust jacket with one miniscule chip.

$15.00

WILLIAMS 1793-1993; A PICTORIAL HISTORY.

By Lewis, R. Cragin, '41, Editor

Williamstown, Ma.: Williams College, Bicentennial Commission, 1993. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. No names, clean, tight. 279pp., illustrations on every page. Small folio.

$10.00

American Folk Painters of Three Centuries
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American Folk Painters of Three Centuries

By Lipman, Jean and Tom Armstrong

Whitney Museum of Art: Hudson Hills Press, 1980. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Folio. No names, 233pp., full color plates and includes biographical material on Eighteenth Century artists: The Beardsley Limner, John Brewster Jr., Winthrop Chandler, Rufus Hathaway, Pieter Vanderlyn and Nineteenth Century artists: Jose Rafael Aragon, James and John Bard, Hannah Cohoon, Joseph Davis, James Ellsworth, Erastus Salisbury, Jonathan Fisher, Edward Hicks, Joseph Hidley, Charles Hofmann, Jurgan Huge, Jacob Maentel, Lewis Miller, Noah North, Sheldon Peck, Ammi Phillips, Eunice Pinney, Rufus Porter, Asahel Powers, Paul Seifert, Rufth W. and Samuel A. Shute, Mary Ann Willson and Twentieth Century artists: Henry Church, J. O. J. Frost, Steve Harley, Morris Hirshfield, John Kane, Olof Krans, Joseph Pickett and horace Pippin. As well as an essay on American Folk Art: Six Decades of Discovery by Jean Lipman.

$15.00

Heritage of Kansas - Selected Commentaries

By Rich, Everett Edited By

Lawrence, Ks.: University of Kansas Press, 1960. First Edition . Hardcover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Lacks free front endpaper all else clean tight, no writing, gilt-stamped black cloth bright, dust jacket with edge wear in mylar cover. 359pp. The many authors include Donald Peattie, Josiah Gregg, Morehouse, Parkman, Mark Twain, Emerson, Elizabeth Custer, Stanley Vestal, etc. Chapter on End of the Cattle Trail contains "Cattle-Trai8ls of the Prairies" by Charles Harger and "Cow Country in Transition" by Edward Everett Dale. Chapter on The Outlaw Fringe with "Beautiful Katie" (Bender) by John P. Harris and "The Dalton Gang" by Thomas Beer.

$8.00

The Stripes and Stars: The Evolution of the American Flag

By Mastai, Boleslaw

Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A.: Amon Carter Museum, 1973. First Edition . Soft cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Clean, no names, no writing, not a remainder, corners sharp, covers bright. Exhibit catalog, 63pp., full page color plates.

$8.00

Frontier Illinois
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Frontier Illinois

By Davis, James E.

Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A.: Indiana Univ Pr, 1999. First Edition . Hardcover. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾. Clean, tight, no names, no writing. New. 515pp., index.

$10.00