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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BACHE AND THE PHILADELPHIA AURORA

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BACHE AND THE PHILADELPHIA AURORA

by James Tagg

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First Edition
Published
1991
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Hardcover with dust jacket
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NF/NF. Hardcover with dust jacket in 'as new' condition. Extensive end-chapter notes, bibliography, index, 431 pages. ~~~ This is the first modern biography of Benjamin Franklin Bache, the grandson of Benjamin Franklin. Between the turbulent years of 1793 and 1798, Bache was the young nation's leading political journalist and a sharp critic of the Federalists and their policies. As editor… Read more about this item
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AMERICAN JEZEBEL: The Uncommon Life of Anne Hutchinson, The Woman Who Defied the Puritans

AMERICAN JEZEBEL: The Uncommon Life of Anne Hutchinson, The Woman Who Defied the Puritans

by Eve LaPlante

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First Edition
Published
2004
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Hardcover with dust jacket
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NF/NF. Hardcover with dust jacket in 'as new' condition. ~~~ Maps, Appendix: Exploring Anne Hutchinson's England & America, Chronology, Genealogy, Bibliography, Index, 312 pages. ~~~ Anne Hutchinson, a forty-six- year-old midwife who was pregnant with her sixteenth child, stood before forty male judges of the Massachusetts General Court, charged with heresy and sedition. In a time when women could not… Read more about this item
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SAMUEL ADAMS: A Life

SAMUEL ADAMS: A Life

by Ira Stoll

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Edition
First Edition
Published
2008
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Hardcover with dust jacket
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NF/NF. Hardcover with dust jacket in 'as new' condition. ~~~ Frontispiece, prelude, introduction, 34 pages of notes, bibliography, index, 338 pages. ~~~ "Unlike Jefferson, Washington, or other Founding Fathers, Sam Adams could point to few accomplishments before the era of the Revolution began. With the end of "benign neglect" and the onset of the efforts by Britain to tighten restrictions… Read more about this item
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THE LETTERS OF MARGARET FULLER: Volume I: 1817-18

THE LETTERS OF MARGARET FULLER: Volume I: 1817-18

by Robert N. Hudspeth

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Near Fine
Edition
Second Printing
Published
1983
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Hardcover with dust jacket
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NF/NF. Hardcover with dust jacket in 'as new' condition. ~~~ Detailed notes following each letter, index, 374 pages. ~~~ The first letters in Volume I are those of a seven-year-old child; the last were written by an uncommonly well-educated woman ready for a larger challenge than schoolteaching could offer her. The letters tell the story of her work with Amos… Read more about this item
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HENRY THOREAU: A Life of the Mind

HENRY THOREAU: A Life of the Mind

by Robert D. Richardson Jr.

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Edition
Sixth Paperback Printing
Published
1998
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Trade paperback
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VG. Remainder mark on bottom edge of book, otherwise a clean, tight copy. ~~~ Illustrations, Chronology, Principal sources, Notes, Index, 455 pages. ~~~ The two years Thoreau spent at Walden Pond and the night he spent in the Concord jail are among the most familiar features of the American intellectual landscape. In this new biography, based on a reexamination of… Read more about this item
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THE BETTER ANGEL: Walt Whitman in the Civil War

THE BETTER ANGEL: Walt Whitman in the Civil War

by Roy Morris, Jr.

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Edition
First Edition
Published
2000
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Hardcover with dust jacket
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VG/NF. Hardcover in dust jacket in near fine condition except for remainder mark on bottom edge of book. ~~~ Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index, 270 pages. ~~~ "This deftly written, almost unbearably moving book serves to remind us powerfully of the horrors faced by the wounded on the Civil War battlefields, of the genius and compassion of Walt Whitman in dealing… Read more about this item
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LONGFELLOW IN THE AFTERMATH OF MODERNISM

LONGFELLOW IN THE AFTERMATH OF MODERNISM

by Dana Gioia

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reprint edition
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2023
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New paperback. Illustrated, bibliography, picture credits, 117 pages. ~~~ "The renaissance in Longfellow studies can be said to have begun in 1993 with the publication in The Columbia History of American Poetry of "Longfellow in the Aftermath of Modernism," a lengthy essay by the California poet and educator Dana Gioia, who would later serve as director of the National Endowment… Read more about this item
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RICHARD TAYLOR: Soldier Prince of Dixie

RICHARD TAYLOR: Soldier Prince of Dixie

by T. Michael Parrish

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First Edition
Published
1992
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NF/NF. Nice clean hardcover with jacket. Maps, illustrations, page-end notes, bibliography, 553 pages. ~~~ "Son of a president, plantation aristocrat, distinguished soldier, and author of an oft-quoted memoir, Richard Taylor epitomized much of what was the Southern Confederacy. ~~~ "Michael Parrish has not merely assembled a wealth of information on Taylor-- in this long-needed biography, Parrish has as well… Read more about this item
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SOLDIER AND SCHOLAR: Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve and the Civil War

SOLDIER AND SCHOLAR: Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve and the Civil War

by Ward W. Briggs (ed)

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1998
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Hardcover with dust jacket
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Hardcover with dust jacket, fine/fine. First edition. Illustrated, page-end notes throughout, index, 430 pages. One of America's greatest classical scholars, Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve (1831-1924) was also a Civil War journalist. Born in Charleston, South Carolina, and a self-described "southerner beyond dispute", he received his doctorate in Germany and returned to America an enthusiastic advocate of Greek scholarship. Like every male… Read more about this item
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THE WORLD OF COL. JOHN W. THOMASON, USMC

THE WORLD OF COL. JOHN W. THOMASON, USMC

by Martha Anne Turner

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Used - NF
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NF
Edition
First Ediition, Second Printing
Published
1984
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Hardcover with dust jacket
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NF/VG. A few minor tears to jacket. Biography of writer/artist/Marine officer. Photographs, drawings by Thomason, extensive bibliography, index, 405 pages.
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BEFORE THE CLANGOR OF THE GUN: The First World War Poetry of John Allan Wyeth

BEFORE THE CLANGOR OF THE GUN: The First World War Poetry of John Allan Wyeth

by BJ Omanson

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First Edition
Published
2018
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Miracle Binding (glued)
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This, the first full-length study of the recently rediscovered poet of the First World War, John Allan Wyeth, contains several in-depth studies of the poetry as well as a wealth of new biographical material. Essays include: ~~ John Allan Wyeth: Lost Poet of the Lost Generation. ~~ Artistry & Authenticity in the War Sonnets of John Allan Wyeth. ~~ A Yank at the… Read more about this item
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