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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.



American Homestead Autumn by Currier & Ives

12" x 9" lithograph, frame-ready.…

From Mighty Pen Books

$2,100.00


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


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 Constitutions of the Several Independent States of America; the Declaration of Independence; the Articles of Confederation between The Said States; the Treaties between his most Christian Majesty and the United States of America. by Continental Congress

Book Details: manuscript signature, "John Whiting" cursive script, in period ink on title page format: book is numbered 1-226. page 208 misprinted as "108". two blank front and back end papers. dimensions: 6 7/8" x 4 3/8" x 3/4" approx. condition: as fou…

From Original Antique Maps

$23,000.00


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 f…

From Scraps of American History

$175.00


A Home in the Wilderness by Currier & Ives

12" x 9" lithograph, frame-ready.…

From Mighty Pen Books

$2,100.00


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 PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, EMBRACING THE WHOLE PERIOD, FROM THE EARLIEST DISCOVERIES TO THE PRESENT TIME. IN THREE PARTS by C. B. TAYLOR

PHILADELPHIA: LEARY & GETZ, 1857 RARE BOOK, BROWN COVER WITH RAISED DESIGN, VERY OUTSIDE OF SPINE COVER MISSING, BOOK COVER IS STILL ATTACHED, PAGES ARE TIGHT AND CLEAN, FORMER OWNER NAME INSIDE FRONT IN PENCIL, BOOK 3 INCHES THICK. MARBLING DESIGN PAGE …

From Antique Books Den

$425.00


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


American Homestead Summer by Currier & Ives

12" x 9" lithograph, frame-ready.…

From Mighty Pen Books

$2,100.00


Narrative and Critical History of America. [8 volumes] by Winsor, Justin [Editor]

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1889 Riverside Press edition, first published over a period of six years from 1884-1889. 8 volumes. Small, thick quarto. Approximately 500-600 pages per volume. Well-illustrated with hundreds of portraits, facsimiles, engravings,…

From Argonaut Book Shop

$1,250.00


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 American's Guide: The Constitutions of the United States of America, with the Latest Amendments; also the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, with the Federal Constitution, and Acts for the Government of the Territories

Philadelphia: William McCarty, 1813. Hardcover. Very Good -. "Printed by William & David Robinson, Trenton." [4], 380 p.; 18 cm. Contemporary full tree calf with six spine compartments between gilt rules. Leather label in second compartm…

From Classic Books and Ephemera

$979.00


The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United State of America 1860-'65, Vol. II by Horace Greeley

O. D. Case & Co., Hartford, CT, 1867. Full-Leather. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Volume II only. Uniformly bound in dark brown embossed leather, spine panels lettered/decorated in gilt. Scattered foxing through interiors, mostly light. 782 pp., il…

From Select Tomes

$110.00


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-colored, covered with a thin ancient layer of protective lacquer or varnish. No folds or tears. Short wrinkles on the untaut pape…

From BookScene

$4,500.00


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