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Stride Towared Freedom ; The Montgomery Story

by King, Martin Luther Jr.

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Published
1958
Condition
Good
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First Paperback Edition
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New York: Ballantine Books, 1958. 190pp. Mass market first paperback edition. Light wear to cover, slight corner crease, contents age-toned, binding is tight. Dr. King's early implementation of non violent resistance.. First Paperback Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Maximum Feasible Misunderstanding; Community Action in the War on Poverty

by Moynihan, Daniel P.

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Published
1969
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$165.00

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New York: The Free Press, 1969. xxi, 218pp. Black cloth, pink and gilt lettering to spine. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. Near fine book, very good dust jacket is lightly worn and lightly scuffed. . Signed by Author. First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.… Read more
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Some Information Respecting America

by Cooper, Thomas

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Published
1794
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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London: J. Johnson, 1794. 240pp. Contemporary paper covered boards, leather backing with raised bands. Covers worn and scuffed, lacking map, remnants of endpapers remaining, very old library bookplate on front pastedown, contents age-toned, light foxing, binding is tiight, and book appears to have been restored many years ago. Text is complete. Good description of America, its… Read more
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Travels Through the Interior Parts of North-America, in the Years 1766, 1767, and 1768.

by Carver, J.

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Published
1779
Condition
Poor
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$100.00

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Dublin: S. Price et al., 1779. 504pp, 2 engraved plates, lacks map and pp 505-508. Contemporary calf, raised bands. Covers detached but present, title page rebacked and reattached, contents age darkened, occasionally foxed and dampstained, owner's names in contemporary hand on title page and dedication page. Reading copy. . Hard Cover. Poor. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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Belfast: F.D. Finlay, 1818. 118pp. Paper covered boards. Ex library, soiled, age-toned and stained along inner, and lower margins of some pages, tape-mended, former owner's name on endpapers, some signatures loose, hole in rear endpaper. Despite the foregoing, the text is complete and book is entirely readable. Howes B-467. . Hard Cover. Poor. 12mo… Read more
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Paris: Brunot-Labbe , 1817. 507pp. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt tooling and lettering, red leather spine label, 8 engraved plates. Light wear and slight cracking to front hinge, boards holding tightly and binding is sound, owner's bookplate on front pastedownmm, 1/2 inch strip excised from top of title page, owner's name and date (1819) below. light foxing throughout.… Read more
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Travels in Canada and the United States, in 1816 and 1817.

by Hall, Francis

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Published
1818
Condition
Poor
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1818. 543pp. Full leather, gilt seal of Dublin Library Society on front and rear covers, folding map frontispiece. Covers heavily worn and detached but present, Dublin Library Society stamp on several pages, text is lightly foxed throughout, text block is solid. Author's travels along the east coast of the United… Read more
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Philade;phia: Lea & Blanchard, 1849. 312, 319pp + 32pp publisher's catalogue. Original brown stamped cloth, gilt lettering to spines. Spine ends chipped, corners worn, contents lightly foxed, bindings of both volumes tight, former owner's name on dedication page of Volume I, and on title page of Volume II. Gilt lettering on spines is very bright on… Read more
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Journal By Frances Anne Butler

by Butler, Frances Anne (Fanny Kemble)

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Published
1835
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$120.00

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London: John Murray, 1835. 313, 287pp. Later green cloth bonding,gilt spine lettering. Very light wear to boards, contents mildly age-toned, very light scattered foxing, bindings are tight. Howes B-1051.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by (2 Volumes). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Atala, René

by Chateaubriand, Vicomte de

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Published
1866
Condition
Very Good
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$25.00

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New York: George R. Lockwood, 1866. 155pp. Half-bound brown textured cloth, marbled edges, gilt lettering to spine, former owner's name on front free endpaper, text in French. Light wear to extremities, spine sunned, text is clean and the binding is tight, and in overall very sound condition.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.… Read more
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A Diary in America, with Remarks on Its Institutions. (2 Volumes)

by Marryat, C.B. (Capt.) Frederick

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Published
1839
Condition
Fair
Edition
First American Edition
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$85.00

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Philade;phia: Carey & Hart , 1839. j242, 228pp. Original boards, cloth backed. Covers edgeworn,spotted, paper spine labels partially chipped off, contents are age-darkened and have very little foxing, bindings are tight, earl owners' names on flyleaves and first text page of second volume. English author's account of his American tour, which appeared in 1839 simultaneously in London… Read more
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Life and Liberty in America : or, Sketches of a Tour in the United States and Canada in 1857-8.

by Mackay, Charles

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Published
1859
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers., 1859. viii, 413pp. Half leather, marbled boards. 10 engraved plates including frontispiece. Edges worn, spine chipped, ex-library, contents age-yellowed and only occasionally foxed, binding is solid and in sound condition. Authors' observations touring eastern and southern United States, and his views on the issue of slavery.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo… Read more
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Life and Liberty in America : Or, Sketches of a Tour in the United States and Canada in 1857-58.

by Mackay, Charles

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Published
1859
Condition
Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$50.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1859. viii, 413pp, 10 illustrations. Brown embossed cloth, gilt spine lettering, tissue-guarded frontispiece. Light wear to corners and spine ends, slight splitting to rear joint, covers faded, spine still readable, contents age yellowed. The author's travels and observations during his visit to United States.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo -… Read more
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America and the Americans

by Baxter, William E.

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Published
1855
Condition
Poor
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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London: Gro. Routledge & Co., 1855. 244pp. Half leather, marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine label. Cover worn, front cover detached, contents age-toned, text is clean. Much information on the American people, their country, their government and their customs and habits, during the author's travels in the United States. On the front free endpaper is the bookplate of… Read more
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Things as They Are

by Dwight, Theodore Jr.

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Published
1834
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1834. 252pp. Brown cloth, paper spine label. Cover faded, spine label chipped but readable, first and last few pages heavily foxed and stained, rest of contents only occasionally foxed, author's name written on title page and page 2, binding is tight. The atuhor's observations during his tavels through some of the middle… Read more
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Men and Manners in America

by (Hamilton, Thomas)

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Published
1833
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1833. vi, 410pp. Half leather, raised bands, gilt spine lettering and decoration, marbled endpapers. Corners and spine rubbed, superficial cracking to front inner hinge but hoding tightly, binding is sound, former owner's bookplate and bookseller's small label on front pastedown, owner's name on front free endpaper, contents are mildly toned and there is… Read more
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Hesperos: Or Travels in the West. (2 Volumes as One)

by Houstoun, Mrs. (Charlotte Houstoun)

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Published
1850
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$275.00

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London: John W. Parker, 1850. 293, 279pp. Blue embossed cloth, gilt ship vignette to front cover, all edges gilt, frontispiece with tissue-guard for each volume. Covers edgeworn, spine chipped at head and tail and darkened, contents age-toned most heavily at first and last few pages, light foxing to fronitspieces and c first and last… Read more
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Travels in North America, in the Years 1827 and 1828. (2 Volume Set)

by Hall, Basil

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Published
1829
Condition
Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$145.00

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Philade;phia: Carey, Lea & Carey, 1829. 322, 339pp. Later binding blue paper over boards, tan buckram backing, paper spine labels, uncut edges, armorial bookplate on pastedowns of both volumes, Slight mottling to spine of volume II, contents foxed, some cracking to front gutter volume II, bindowner's name on front free endpaper, bindings of both volumes are tight,… Read more
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The Volcano Under the City

by (Stoddard, William O.)

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Published
1887
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$165.00

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New York: Fords, Howard & Hulbert, 1887. 350 pp. Red cloth, black lettering and decoration to cover and spine, folding Colton color map bound-in at front. Light wear to extremities, faint spotting, contents age-toned and otherwise clean, former owner's name, address and date (1888) on front free endpaper. Folding map is in very good condition. The… Read more
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Ten Years in Washington: Or, Life and Scenes in the National Capital, as a Woman Sees Them.

by Clemmer, Mary

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Published
1882
Condition
Very Good
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$20.00

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Hartford, CT: The Hartford Publishing Company, 1882. 608pp. Marroon cloth, gilt spine lettering and gilt decoration, engraved frontispiece with tissue-guard, 48 full page illustrations. Corners very lightly rubbed, interior is age-toned, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight. Nice copy.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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