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The Great Gates
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The Great Gates

By Sprague, Marshall

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1964. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Stated First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with maroon title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Slight foxing to endpapers and to text block edges - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with magnificent black and white photographs; maps. 468 pages with index. Color illustrated dust jacket has very small corner chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The history of passes in the Rocky Mountains of the U.S.A. and Canada, with little known vignettes about past explorers and adventurers. Also lists eight hundred Rocky Mountain passes with their locations, altitudes, and brief descriptions.

$15.00

No Duty to Retreat: Violence and Values in American History and Society
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No Duty to Retreat: Violence and Values in American History and Society

By Brown, Richard Maxwell

U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, 1991. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by author. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "For John Baldwin, Always my Best, Dick Brown - April 16, 1992." 268 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An engrossing account of the idea of self-defense emerged, focusing in particular on the gunfights of the American frontier and their impact on our legal traditions.

$25.00

Indian Scout - Western Painter - Captain Charles L. von Berg
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Indian Scout - Western Painter - Captain Charles L. von Berg

By Heerwagen, Paul K.

Little Rock, Arkansas: Pioneer Press, 1969. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good++. First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed by author on front fixed endpaper: "Paul K. Heerwagen." No other marks or writing. Printed on excellent quality glossy paper. Illustrated with black and white plates. 119 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (2.95 on front inside flap), clean and bright, very faint foxing to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$20.00

One Nation
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One Nation

By Sullivan, Robert (Editor)

Boston/New York: Little Brown & Co (Easton Press), 2001. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine. Easton Press Collector's Edition, bound in Genuine Leather. Full number line on copyright page. Very clean, unworn leather binding with clean color photo paste-on illustration of Statue of Liberty and the World Trade Center twin towers, gold lettering and border decoration. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright with gilt edges all around. Mauve silk endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with color photographs. 192+ pp. Introduction by Rudolph Giuliani. Gorgeous clean, unworn collectible copy. Photo record of the terrorist attack on America on September 11, 2001, with photos of the victims, the fire fighters and emergency responders, remembrance ceremonies.

$35.00

The Battle of Cowpens
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The Battle of Cowpens

By Roberts, Kenneth

Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1958. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. "First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean beige cloth boards with clean turquoise cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Slightest hint of surface wear to spine corners, no fraying or bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Printed Kenneth Roberts bookplate laid in. 111 pgs. with index. Dustjacket with price intact (3.50 at upper corner of front inside flap) does have small corner clips to front inside flap, light soiling, two closed edge tears (approx. 1"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An account of how 900 ill-fed, ill-clothed sharpshooters led by young Daniel Morgan routed Banastre Tarleton's superby trained, spledidly equipped British regulars.

$55.00

The Cold Journey
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The Cold Journey

By Stone, Grace Zaring

New York: William Morrow, 1934. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold title box on cover, gold lettering on spine. Slight fading to edges. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean top-stained page edges. Illustrated endpapers, with neatly penned previous owner name and date (1935) on front free endpaper. 336 pgs. Clean dustjacket has small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap, small corner and edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. By the author of "The Bitter Tea of General Yen," this story opens with a French and Indian raid on the stockaded town of Redfield (Deerfield), Massachusetts. After a desperate fight, the handful of Puritans are forced to join their captors on the long cold march to Quebec, where they are held for ransom.

$30.00

The Traitor
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The Traitor

By Thaw, Harry K.

Philadelphia: Dorrance and Co., 1926. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Very slight bumping to top and bottom spine edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (one tiny spot, smaller than a pea on front free endpaper). No names, writing or bookplates. 271 pgs. Illustrated with black & white plates. Unfaded dustjacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, has shallow chipping at bottom spine edge (1/4"), tiny chip at top spine front corner, very short closed edge tear at rear panel bottom edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True crime story. On a winter's night in 1906--Harry K. Thaw (author of this book), murdered Stanford White, one of America's leading architects, because of his seduction of Evelyn Nesbit, glamorous young model and showgirl. For 20 years the book was supressed by the millionaire Thaw Family.

$40.00

Tracing Your Civil War Ancestor
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Tracing Your Civil War Ancestor

By Groene, Bertram Hawthorne

WInston-Salem, NC: John F. Blair, Publisher, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Clean maroon cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. Light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 124 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is clean, not price clipped, with a few tiny nicks to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A guide, by an experienced historian, for tracing the military history of the soldier or sailor who sesrved on either side in the Civil War.

$30.00

Johnny One-Eye: A Tale of the American Revolution
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Johnny One-Eye: A Tale of the American Revolution

By Charyn, Jerome

New York: W. W. Norton, 2008. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine. Very clean white boards with clean dark blue spine, gold lettering on spine. Very slight bump to one spine corner; corner tips are sharp, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 479 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. American History.

$15.00

Talking Back to the New York Times: Letters to the Editor 1851-1971

By Seigel, Kalman

New York/Chicago: Quadrangle, 1972. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. Review copy with review slip and typed review laid in. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 377 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 320 letters from readers on world and national issues from the Civil War to the Pentagon Papers, selected and edited with an introduction by the Letters editor of The New York Times, with an inside look at how and why the letters that appear in The Times are chosen. 8vo. Journalism.

$20.00

Open Door to the Great Lakes (Their Beginning, Exploration, and Lore)

By Gringhuis, Dirk

New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1966. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good. Illustrated By Author. Clean dark navy cloth boards with metallic green lettering on spine. No bumping or surface wear. Binding is tight and square. Endpapers illustrated with Great Lakes region and dated figures depicting various elements of early American history. Pages are very clean and bright; no writing or marks. With several illustrations and photographs. 141 pgs. with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped, light wear to fold edges, some minor surface chipping to edges at top/base of spine, short closed edge tears at folds.. Rear panel is moderately soiled. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Great Lakes.

$12.00

The Widow of the South
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The Widow of the South

By Hicks, Robert

New York - Boston: Warner Books, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Illustrated with Photographs. Very clean dark brown faux leather boards with design blind stamped on front. Gilt lettering on black spine. No surface wear, bumping or cracking. Clean bright crimson endpapers. Pages, edges and endpapers are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. A few black and white photographs near end of text. Author's first novel. 426 pgs. with bibliography. Very clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, with very slightest hint of corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Fiction.

$20.00

Mystic Seaport: The Age of Sail
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Mystic Seaport: The Age of Sail

By Colby, Jean Poindexter

New York: Hastings House, 1970. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. First Edition, signed by author. Clean unfaded orange-red cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Boldly signed by author on front free endpaper. No previous owner names, writing or marks. 96 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny corner chips at top spine edge, very slight rubbing, 1-1/2" closed edge tear at base front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 6-1/4" x 9-1/4". New England.

$15.00

A Time to Heal (SIGNED)
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A Time to Heal (SIGNED)

By Ford, Gerald

New York: Harper & Row/Reader's Digest, 1979. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold signature of author printed on cover, gold lettering on spine. First Edition, signed by author. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED BY AUTHOR Gerald R. Ford on presidential book plate on front free endpaper. No other marks. Clean endpapers. 454 pgs. with index. STATED FIRST EDITION with full number line beginning with "1" on copyright page. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket has small corner clip to front inside flap, with original price sticker of $25.00 still in place. No fading or chipping, small curved closed tear at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.

$200.00

The Sin of the Prophet
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The Sin of the Prophet

By Nelson, Truman

Boston: Little Brown, 1952. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+. Stated First Edition. Very clean beige cloth boards with dark brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 450 pgs. Clean unfaded beautifully illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, has slight wear to corners, a few very short closed edge tears; corner of front inside flap is price clipped (4.50 price remaining). An historical novel about a runaway slave returned from Boston under the Fugitive Slave Act. Theodore Parker, the great Abolitionist preacher, was his champion. 8vo. Black History.

$40.00

Joseph Brant (Thayendanegea)
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Joseph Brant (Thayendanegea)

By Thomas, Howard

Prospect, NY: Prospect Books, 1973. Stated First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good. Clean red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Hint of very slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. No other marks. 176 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top and bottom of spine edge, several small edge chips and short closed tears, light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of the influential Mohawk Indian Chief, Joseph Brant. 8vo. Native American.

$20.00

The Bloody Bozeman
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The Bloody Bozeman

By Johnson, Dorothy M.

New York: McGraw Hill, 1971. Later printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 366 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. No statement of edition. Dustjacket is clean except for small page number written on front inside flap, not price clipped (9.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.

$10.00

Trace Through the Forest

By Robinson, Barbara

New York: Lothrop Lee and Shepard, 1965. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. First Edition. Clean unfaded rust brown cloth boards with black illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 219 pgs. Clean unfaded color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one very small closed tear at top corner flap fold; hint of corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A young boy joins a work party blazing a trail through the Ohio forest in the summer of 1796, in search of adventure and his lost father. 8vo. Children's.

$15.00

Yesterday's Florida Keys
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Yesterday's Florida Keys

By Windhorn, Stan and Wright Langley

Key West, Florida: The Langley Press, 1987. Seventh Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good+/No Dustjacket. Clean unfaded softcover book with photo-illustrated cover. No creasing, curling or chipping. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 128 pgs. Illustrated with historical photographs and maps. 7" x 10". Florida.

$10.00

The Americans;  Fifty Talks on our Life and Times
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The Americans; Fifty Talks on our Life and Times

By Cooke, Alistair

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. White cloth boards with silver lettering on front and spine. Cloth boards are clean with sparse foxing to outside edges. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean and bright; clean endpapers with no writing or marks. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped on front inside corner flap. 272 pgs. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.

$12.00

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