American History from William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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image of New York Amusement Gazette. Record of Operas Theatres and Other Entertainments.

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May 20th 1889- November 10th 1890. Vol. XII No.44 to Vol. XIV. No.12. Marbled paper boards with plastic pastedown on cover and spine. Library stamp on first page, previous owner's stamp on front fly and first page, and pastedown on front fly. Spine detached. Otherwise clean interior and a rare find. 8.25 x 11 in
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Half calf over marbled boards with gilt title to spine. Four raised bands and marbled endpapers. Hinges cracked, but still attached. January 1894, Vol. 1 No. 4. A clean copy without previous owner's names or other markings. Pp. 488 5.75 x 7.75 in
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Tournament of Roses

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Published
1926
Condition
Very Good
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Cover by Heckman (25) Contains black and white photographs of floats from the tournament as well as many black and white photographs of historical houses and buildings.. 10 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches.
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The Centennial Celebration of the Inauguration of George Washington

by Clarence Winthrop Bowen

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Published
1889
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$85.00

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Nice copy with losses to spine. 36 pp, 8 x 11 inches.
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image of The White Service Record, A Portrayal of the Military Performance of White Trucks in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations

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Full brown suede wraps in excellent state of preservation with gilt particulars to front wrap. The personal copy of Walter C. White (with his name to the cover), one of the 3 White Brothers who founded The White Company. Black and white photography and illustrations throughout. Watermark to rear cover. 55 pp. 9 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches.
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (The Lakeside Classics)

by Benjamin Franklin

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Published
Christmas, 1903 (December 25)
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Lakeside Edition
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$225.00

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Blue cloth with gilt rule and decoration to front board, and gilt particulars to spine. Top edge gilt. Tissue guarded frontispiece. Light wear and soiling to exterior, wear to head of spine (see image). vii, 264 pp.
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image of Derrotero de las islas Antillas: de las costas de Tierra Firme, del seno Mejicano, y de las de los Estados Unidos del Norte de America

Derrotero de las islas Antillas: de las costas de Tierra Firme, del seno Mejicano, y de las de los Estados Unidos del Norte de America

by Direccion de Hidrografia (Dirección de Hidrografía)

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Published
1849
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Edition
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$275.00

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Full calf. Gilt title to floriated spine. Marbled endpapers, all edges painted. Slight separation to lower front hinge. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Government publication. Includes bibliographical references. 4th Edition, corrected and augmented with very recent news, an appendix on the currents of the North Atlantic Ocean and a descriptive memory of the rocks,… Read more
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A Point to Remember. The History of Point Lookout, Michigan. Signed.

by Val Korth in collaboration with Mardy Oeming, June Fleckenstein, and Barb Burdick.

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Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$115.00

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Bright blue paper covered boards with pictorial endpapers. Scarce 1991 edition depicting the history of Point Lookout with personal recounts, the explanation of daily life, and black/white photographs. Foxing to preliminary and final pages. Inscribed by author. 8 x 10.75 in Pp. 162
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In Mortal Combat: Korea, 1950-1953

by John Toland

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Published
2002
Condition
As New
Edition
Collector's Edition
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$95.00

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Brown leather with gilt decoration to board;5 raised bands; gilt particulars to spine. Moire endpapers; all edges gilt. Black and white photographs interspersed throughout. 624 pp. 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches.
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image of Brief - Volume 2, No.s 6, 10-15, 27-32, 34, 36, 37, 39

Brief - Volume 2, No.s 6, 10-15, 27-32, 34, 36, 37, 39

by U.S. Army Air Forces in the Pacific Ocean Areas (AAFPOA) (Sgt. Clive Howard, Maj. Kent Pritchard, Jack M Young, ed.)

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Published
January- August 1945
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$240.00

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Set of 17 issues of Brief all from 1945. Each issue includes a full page photo of a pin-up girl on the back cover. Models include: Marguerite Chapman, Virginia de Luce, Lana Turner, Belita, Dorothy Morris, Ava Gardner and many others. In addition to being a news and information publication, Brief also strives to acquaint the men with the accomplishments… Read more
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Volumes 14 & 15, 26 issues, whole numbers 351-376, plus 45 page Christmas Supplement. Half black calf over pebbled boards. Nice smyth sewn binding allowing for flat opening.
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New Travels in the United States of America. Performed in 1788

by J. P. Brissot de Warville

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Published
1797
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$85.00

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Full brown calf with black label with gilt particulars to spine. Lacks front fly; evidence of previous creature damage to beginning and end pages, only effecting some text in the preface. General wear to boards (see image). Very informative section starting on page 155 through to 166 regarding the lives of Blacks in the United States; "Letter XXII, On the… Read more
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image of Thomas Jefferson and the National Capital, containing notes and correspondence exchanged between Jefferson, Washington, L'Enfant, Ellicott, Hallett, Thornton, Latrobe, the commissioners, and others, relating to the founding, surveying, planning, designing, constructing, and administering of the City of Washington. 1738-1818, with plans and illustrations (SIGNED)

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Signed by Supreme Court Justice (1945-1958) Harold H. Burton to free fly. Red cloth boards with gilt particulars to front board and spine. Black and white photographs interspersed throughout. xxxvi, 522 pp. 7 x 9 3/4 inches.
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Reise in das innere Nordamerika

by Maximilian Prinz zu Wied

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine
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$100.00

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An as new set with no previous owner's names or other markings. 5 x 7.75 in
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A History of American Tonalism: 1880-1920

by David A. Cleveland

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
2010
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Deep red cloth boards with gilt particulars to front and spine. Copiously illustrated throughout. No previous owners' names or other markings. Please expect extra postage as this is a heavy book. xxix, 609 pp. 9 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches.
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Requiem, By the Photographers Who Died in Vietnam and Indochina

by Horst Faas and Tim Page (Editors)

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Published
1997
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
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$160.00

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Black cloth boards with debossed text to front board and spine. Introduction by David Halberstam, and contributions by Peter Arnett, Tad Bartimus, Nguyen Khuyen, John Laurence, Richard Pyle, Pierre Schoendoerffer, Niel Sheehan, Jon Swain, and William Tuohy. Copiously illustrated throughout with both color and black and white photography. Included at the back are short biographies for each photographer. A… Read more
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From the Banks of the Oklawaha (SIGNED)

by Frank L. FitzSimons

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition; Second Printing
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$140.00

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Signed by author to front flyleaf, and inscribed by Ernie Miller to Jan both in ink. According to Miller, their great grandparents are mentioned in the contents of this book. Dark blue cloth with gilt particulars to front board and spine. 19 parts and 120 different chapters detailing the history of Henderson County and Hendersonville, North Carolina. Parts include but… Read more
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Gezigten in Amerika, Naar afbeeldingen op de plaats zelve geteekend

by W. H. Bartlett, C. J. Zweerts (Translator)

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Published
c. 1848
Condition
Very Good
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$400.00

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Title in english: "Views in America, drawn to pictures on the site itself," (2 volumes complete). Dutch text throughout. Quarter green morocco over marbled boards with gilt particulars to spine. Marbled endpapers. Hors textes plates throughout text; sporadic image transfer to adjacent pages. Volume 1 contains approximately 65 engravings and the frontispiece; volume 2 contains approximately 50 engravings. Scenes depicted… Read more
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Democracy Unveiled, or, Tyranny Stripped of the Garb of Patriotism

by Christopher Caustic (Thomas Green Fessenden), etc., etc.

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Published
1806
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third Edition
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$360.00

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Quarter red morocco over paper boards with gilt particulars to spine. This third edition has "large additions," which has doubled the size of the publication as the introduction states. Considered to be an important work of the American Federalist period. Anti-Jeffersonian in rhetoric explictly including Jefferson's affair with his slave, Sally Hemings. Some minor spotting to boards and general wear… Read more
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The First Hundred Years of Avon Park, Florida (SIGNED by Author)

by Leoma Bradshaw Maxwell

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Published
c. 1980
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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Signed by author to front endpaper. Vibrant red cloth with white text to spine and front board. Black and white photographs throughout text with one color photograph tipped in at the end. 268 pp. 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches
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