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America has a vibrant history, and the Biblio Rare Book Room has a fantastic selection of rare American history books. From biographies of influential American politicians to books on Civil War battles, there are books representing every era. The rare American history books section not only includes books, but famous maps, proclamations, and other ephemera curated by our professional booksellers.



American Homestead Autumn by Currier & Ives

12" x 9" lithograph, frame-ready.…

From Mighty Pen Books

$2,100.00


Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy

Inaugural Presentation Edition. Brand new, never opened. Presented in original presentation case. Small octavo, 266 pages. Blue leather cover, gilt title on spine and front cover, all edges gilt. Special inaugural edition, inscribed with the following: "T…

From Sunshine Canyon Booksellers

$900.00


The Annals of America by Adler, Mortimer J.; Van Doren, Charles, et al, Editors

Chicago: The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1976. This handsome, complete 20-volume set is in Fine condition. Most volumes appear to be unread. It also includes an oversized Near-Fine paperback, Introduction. This Introduction volume also contains the Contents …

From Grimalkin Books

$339.00


Manual of Rifle Practice by Wingate, George W

George Wingate entered the Civil War as a private in the New York State Guard. He soon discovered that the militia had very poor shooting skills, and devoted himself to correcting that failing. By the end of the war he had been promoted to Captai…

From Montana Bindery

$5,000.00


Descriptive Book of Thieves by City of Cleveland Police Department

Approximately 3200 booking records (approximately 20 of which have been contemporaneously blotted-out) numbered 37888 to 41109 accompanied by individual 2 x 3 inches photographs and description of the person and their alleged crime. Full brown cloth. Fro…

From William Chrisant & Sons' Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$33,000.00


A Home in the Wilderness by Currier & Ives

12" x 9" lithograph, frame-ready.…

From Mighty Pen Books

$2,100.00


American Homestead Summer by Currier & Ives

12" x 9" lithograph, frame-ready.…

From Mighty Pen Books

$2,100.00


Drama & Conflict by Robert S Weddle & Robert H Thornhoff

This book is a first edition copy inscribed by both authors. Dust jacket is still attached leaving book in great condition.…

From Faith Ann

$110.00


Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls, or War on the White Slave Trade by Bell, Ernest A

(Chicago): G. S. Ball , 1910. Bound in contemporary half crushed morocco over marbled boards, marbled edges. Very Good, edges of boards rubbed, front hinge just starting approx. top 1". 481 p., [32] p. of plates. . First Edition. Half Morocco. Very G…

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA

$150.00


Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey

Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, New York, New York, U.S.A., published by arrangement with Harper & Brothers 1912. First Edition. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. Douglas Duer, illustrator. 335 pp. plus 4 pages of advertisements at back. Text is clean and unmarke…

From Select Tomes

$200.00


The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Memorial Edition; Containing his Autobiography, Notes on Virginia, etc by Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

20 volumes. Volume 1: xxiv+492 pages with plates, tables and two foldout facsimiles of Jefferson's draft of the Declaration of Independence. Volume 2: xlxii+450 with plates and tables. Volume 3: xx+494 pages with plates, tables and three foldout facsimile…

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$2,250.00


Strange Fruit by Smith, Lillian

Smith, Lillian. Strange Fruit. Reynal & Hitchcock, 1944 1st. Ed, Stated 6th Printing Thus. About this book: Strange Fruit is a 1944 bestselling novel debut by American author Lillian Smith that dealt with the then-forbidden and controversial theme of inte…

From Mary Riversong Books

$200.00


The Roadside Mill by Currier & Ives

12" x 9" lithograph, frame-ready.(((NOTE FROM SELLER: ERROR IN LISTING: BIBLIO IS RE-SETTING: THE ASKING PRICE IS $2,100)))…

From Mighty Pen Books

$2,100.00


IOWA AND THE REBELLION by Lurton Dunham Ingersoll

The book is a first edition and in close to mint shape for an Antiquarian book. The cover and binding are in great shape, as seen from the pictures. The first few pages do have slight staining and the last page has a rip at the seem towards the bottom. Th…

From Josh's Books

$250.00


The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, During the War Which Established the Independence of His Country, and First President of the United States. (5 Volumes) by Marshall, John

Fredericksburg, Virginia: The Citizens' Guild of Washington's Boyhood Home, 1926. Reprint. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket as Issued. Five volume set, illustrated with black and white plates protected with printed tissue overlays. A plate facing the frontispi…

From Scraps of American History

$175.00


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