Category: American History


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By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1984

Edition: Book Club Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 64439

SIGNED by Ambrose with personalised inscription on second blank page. Blue cloth and brown paper covered boards with unevenly sunned spine, mild edgewear and bumped spine ends. Dj in mylar has wear and light creasing to edges. Binding tight, text clean. Gift inscription to ffep. Light foxing and soil to text block. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 750 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Pocahontas and Her World

By: Barbour, Philip L.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1994

Seller ID: 59337

Full leather, gilt decoration and lettering. All page edges gilt, silk book mark. An excellent copy but for a blank Easton Press bookplate to the front pastedown. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages View more info

NEW ENGLAND Indian Summer, 1865-1915

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $30.00

Publisher: E. P. Dutton: 1940

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 65302

SIGNED by author on limitation page and #244 of 997 signed numbered copies. Quarter cloth and marbled paper covered boards with removeable clear plastic protector. Spine slightly faded. No slipcase. Binding tight, text clean. Pages gilt topped. Some brown spots in the hinges probably from the glue used. Previous owner bookplate to front pastedown.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 557 pages; Signed by Author View more info

THE BIRTH OF EMPIRE DeWitt Clinton and the American Experience, 1769-1828

By: Cornog, Evan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 58542

Glossy pictorial wraps with edgewear and light fanning to corners; overall scuffing and light soiling. Binding tight, spine uncreased. Pen marks to a number of pages. Trace soil to text block. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages View more info

AROUND AMERICA. A Tour of Our Magnificent Coastline


Price: $50.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 61033

#687 of 1,400 copies. Dark green full leather binding with gilt title and stamped gilt accents. All page edges gilt. Silk moire eps, ribbon bookmarker. Note and COA laid in. Signed by author on presentation page. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Freemasonry and American Culture, 1880-1930

Freemasonry and American Culture, 1880-1930

By: Dumenil, Lynn

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 67740

Signed copy. Cloth boards with protective mylar. Book is VG, DJ is G (1.5 inch surface tear to the front cover and some additional light wear from usage), but it is protected with mylar from further damage. Book itself is in fine shape. No marking, stickers, or names. Clean copy, crisp illustrations. ; Princeton Legacy Library; 8.50 X 5.50 X 1.90 inches; 305 pages View more info

SO FAR FROM GOD The US War with Mexico 1846-1848

By: Eisenhower, John S.D.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1993

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 59026

Full leather, gilt stamped, all page edges gilt. Ribbon marker. A blank Easton Press bookplate glued to the front pastedown. Page of notes laid in loose. In excellent condition. Signed by Eisenhower. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 436 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

By: Franklin, Benjamin

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 67672

Dark green cloth, gilt lettering and decoration. Top edge gilt. Fore edge pages untrimmed. Fraying, bumping at the corners and spine ends. Bumping to the upper fore edge pages and also to the lower page edges causing 3/8" tears up to page 20. Bumps to the upper fore edge cloth. Former owner inscription in pencil to the front free endpaper. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

IMAGES OF THE SOUTH Visits with Eudora Welty and Walker Evans


Price: $50.00

Publisher: Memphis, TN, Center for Southern Folklore: 1977

Edition: 1st Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 51850

Some light edgewear; scattered very light soiling on rear cover. ; Southern Folklore Reports, Number 1; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 43 pages View more info

NUEVA VIZCAYA Heartland of the Spanish Frontier

By: Jones Jr., Oakah L.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 57961

Grey cloth covered boards with title in silver gilt on spine and pink gilt on front cover. Ends of spine and corners bumped. Binding tight, text clean. Trace soil to text block; very light foxing to top edge. Inscribed by the author on the title page: "Inscribed especially for Harry Crosby with best regards, Oakah L. Jones, 9 Nov. 1990". ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 342 pages; Signed by Author View more info

DIARY OF EDMUND RUFFIN(3 VOLUMES) Toward Independence, A Dream Shattered, and The Years of Hope

By: Ruffin, Edmund & William Kauffman Scarborough,ed.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Louisiana State Univ Pr: 1989

Seller ID: 60444

664, 706, 993 pp. Tan cloth. Volume one is a second printing. The other volumes are first printings. There is some foxing to the upper page edges of all volumes. These are otherwise all in excellent condition. Completely unmarked. The dust jackets are also nearly fine with no chips or tears. Volume two jacket is price clipped. EXTRA POSTAGE MAY BE REQUIRED FOR THIS HEAVY SET. ; The Library of Southern Civilization; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

Intimate Papers of Colonel House. 2 Volume Set

By: Seymour, Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Limited: 1926

Edition: First English Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 67810

Two cloth volumes. Light green. Lengthy inscription by House to the front free endpaper to Brand Whitlock, who is mentioned in the book several times. Whitlock was ambassador to Belgium as well as an author of numerous books. There is fading and light soiling to the spines. Several nicks to the cloth fore edge and one also to the front spine edge of volume two. Bumped corners. A 1/2" tear to one upper spine corner and one lower spine corner of volume one. ; 8vo 8&#... View more info