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Declaration of Independence Stereotyped Broadside Published By Prentiss Whitney and The Boston Bewick Company 1835

Declaration of Independence Stereotyped Broadside Published By Prentiss Whitney and The Boston Bewick Company 1835 by Whitney, Prentiss; Thomas Jefferson (Author); Boston Bewick Company (Engraving)

Boston, MA: Prentiss Whitney / Boston Bewick Company, 1835. Broadside. Fine. 26 x 21 x 1.0. "Paper on cloth backing, hand-co...

$4,500.00
The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Memorial Edition; Containing his Autobiography, Notes on Virginia, etc

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 I...

$3,000.00
"John L. Stoddard's Lectures" (10 volume set missing #10)

"John L. Stoddard's Lectures" (10 volume set missing #10) by John L. Stoddard

Weighing nearly 23 lbs., this is an incomplete 10 volume set with volume 10 missing, with hundreds of beautiful photos and illus...

$119.99
History of the United States

History of the United States by Beard, Charles E. and Mary R

New York: The Macmillan Co,, 1921. RARE in the First Edition. Near Fine, slight bow to front boards, slight foxing top edge, cre...

$250.00
A Home in the Wilderness

A Home in the Wilderness by Currier & Ives

12" x 9" lithograph, frame-ready....

$2,100.00
A Magician Among The Spirits

A Magician Among The Spirits by Houdini, Harry

STATED FIRST EDITION Harper & Brothers, New York and London MCMXXIV (1924) . EX-LIB. Good Condition/ No dust jacket if issued. ...

$700.00
A Farewell To Arms

A Farewell To Arms by Hemingway, Ernest

USED. Undated (circa 1940) Grosset & Dunlap Reprint of the 1929 Charles Scribner's 1929 First Edition. VERY GOOD+/GOOD-ORIGINAL...

$149.95
Gone with the Wind Motion Picture Edition, PHOTOPLAY ,Complete and Unabridged, starring in Movie Clark Gable as Rhett Butler & Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O

Gone with the Wind Motion Picture Edition, PHOTOPLAY ,Complete and Unabridged, starring in Movie Clark Gable as Rhett Butler & Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'hara, with Color pics by Margaret Mitchell, Blank Endpapers Foxed Former Owner name Date, PUBLISHERS PREFACE, Small chips to inner DJ Fold

MACMILLAN CO., New York grosset Dunlap, 1940. HBDJ, January, February 1940, 1st Edition , 2nd Printing, VG+/GOOD,AS-IS, Red l...

$209.00
THE IMPENDING CRISIS OF THE SOUTH

THE IMPENDING CRISIS OF THE SOUTH by Helper, Hinton Rowan

First edition; no earlier printings noted. Wonderful copy, best we have ever seen. Gilt is partially faded on the spine but the...

$200.00
ELEMENTS OF CIVIL GOVERNMENT

ELEMENTS OF CIVIL GOVERNMENT by Alexander L. Peterman

American Book Company, 1891. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. American Book Company, 1891. First edition. Very Good +....

$125.00
Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress at the Commencement of the Second Session of the Thirty-Fifth Congress, Volume I [House of Representatives, 35th Congress, 2d session, Ex. Doc. No. 2]

Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress at the Commencement of the Second Session of the Thirty-Fifth Congress, Volume I [House of Representatives, 35th Congress, 2d session, Ex. Doc. No. 2] by Buchanan, James

Washington: James B. Steedman, Printer, 1858. Volume I only. Near Very Good condition (see photos). A square, reasonably tight...

$247.50
Jefferson Davis (Three Volume Set)

Jefferson Davis (Three Volume Set) by Hudson Strode

This is a three volume set. American Patriot has slate gray cloth spine, black boards; light rubbing and a few spots of white di...

$200.00
The Story of Yaddo

The Story of Yaddo by Trask, Katrina

Private Printing. Very Good with no dust jacket; Has tattered and taped glassine wrapper and . comes in well-worn, waterstained ...

$800.00
Manners, Culture and Dress of the Best American Society, Including Social, Commercial and Legal Forms, Letter Writing...

Manners, Culture and Dress of the Best American Society, Including Social, Commercial and Legal Forms, Letter Writing... by Wells, Richard A

Springfield, MA & Des Moines, Iowa, King, Richardson, 1890. First Edition. Hard Cover. 502 pages, illustrations; 20 cm. Tit...

$150.00
Early Recollections and Life of Dr. James Still

Early Recollections and Life of Dr. James Still by Still, James

1877 Lippincott first edition. 274 pages.This book is quite rare and historically significant. Born in 1812 to a free Black fa...

$390.00



America has a rich and vibrant history, so it is only appropriate that the Biblio Rare Book Room has a fantastic selection of rare American history books. From biographies of famous and influential American politicians to books on inspiring Civil War battles, there is something for everyone in the Biblio Rare Book Room. The rare American history books section not only includes books, but famous maps, proclamations, and other ephemera as well that will surely increase the value of your rare and antique book collection.

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