Category: Americana


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"A Few Acres of Snow": The Saga of the French and Indian Wars

By: Leckie, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Edison, Castle Books, 2006

Edition: Reprint

388pp. Illustrated. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

"An Honorable Profession": A Tribute to Robert F. Kennedy

By: Salinger, Pierre & Edwin Guthman, Frank Mankiewicz, John Seigenthaler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Co., 1968

Edition: First Edition.

182pp. 1st Edition. Original black cloth, titles stamped in silver. Illustrated. Front hinge cracked as is evident in the gutter before the half title. Binding spotted. The slipcase has a printed label on the front panel, a retail sticker ghost to the same, and the corners at the opening are rubbed through. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

"Face Zion Forward: First Writers of the Black Atlantic, 1785-1798

By: Brooks, Joanna & John Saillant

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Boston, Northeastern University Press, 2002

Edition: First Paperback Edition

242pp. Underlining. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

"The Guardian of the Law": Authority and Identity in James Fenimore Cooper

By: Adams, Charles Hansford

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University Park, Pennsylvania State University Press, 1990

Edition: First Edition.

151pp. A few indentations to the front panel of the jacket. Some minor scuffing to the same. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

"This State of Wonders", The Letters of an Iowa Frontier Family, 1858-1861

By: Folmar, John Kent (ed.)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Iowa City, University of Iowa Press, 1986

Edition: First Edition

154pp. 1st Edition. Original cloth. Illustrated. Ex-library with the usual markings. Jacket affixed to the binding. View more info

"To Be, To Do, To Suffer": The Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

By: Lewis, Thomas S.W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Skidmore College, 1985

Edition: Probable 1st Edition

22pp. + 1pp. ad. Also laid in is "General Grant at Mount MacGregor" by O.P. Clarke (Saratoga Springs: Advantage Press, 2001. 24mo. 47pp.). Also laid in is a photocopied publisher's announcement for the second volume of Grant's autobiography, a brochure for the U.S. Grant Cottage in Wilton, NY, and a newsletter from the Friends of the Ulysses S. Grant Cottage. Faint sticker ghost to the front wrap. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

150 Years of North American Railroads

By: Fitzsimons, Bernard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Secaucus, Chartwell Books, 1982

Edition: First American Edition.

224pp. Illustrated. Corners gently bumped, one corner rubbed through at the tip. No previous ownership inscriptions. Some creasing to the jacket. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

1676: The End of American Independence

By: Webb, Stephen Saunders

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 1984

Edition: First Edition.

440pp. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

1787, The Grand Convention

By: Rossiter, Clinton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, MacMillan Co., 1966

Edition: First Edition

443pp. 1st Edition. Original red cloth with black panels, lettering stamped in gilt foil. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrated. Minor scuffing to the front panel of the jacket, several tiny closed tears to the edges of the same. View more info

1855 Onondaga County, NY Democratic Hard Ticket Ballot

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.p., N.P., 1855

An original voting ballot ticket for the Democrat "Hard" Ticket in the 1855 New York State election held in Onondaga County, NY. Candidates include Aaron Ward (Secretary of State), Thomas B. Mitchell (Comptroller), Joseph M. Lyon (Treasurer), Josiah Sutherland, Jr. (Attorney General), John D. Fay (State Engineer & Surveyor), Frederick Follett (Canal Commissioner), Darius Clark (Inspector of State Prisons), Jason C. Woodruff (Senator), Henry G. Beach (Sheriff), Hi... View more info

1933, Characters in Crisis

By: Feis, Herbert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co., 1966

Edition: First Edition

366pp. 1st Edition. Original brown cloth over yellow paper, spine lettering stamped in brown. The author won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1961. Offsetting and foxing to the endpapers. Foxing to the edges of the text block. The jacket has a browned spine and some scuffing to the panels. View more info

1950: Crossroads of American Religious Life

By: Ellwood, Robert S.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Louisville, Westminster John Knox Press, 2000

Edition: First Paperback Edition

244pp. Illustrated. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

1952 Official Program National Western Stock Show, January 11-19, Rodeo, Horse Show, New Denver Coliseum

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Denver, N.P., 1952

96pp. Illustrated. January 13th printed order of events laid in. Loaded with western ads. Wraps foxed and separated down to the first staple. Several pages carelessly creased at one corner. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

1954 Howitzer (West Point United States Military Academy Yearbook)

By: Browne II, Roger J.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: West Point (VA), USMA, 1954

516pp. Original decorative cloth, pictorial endpapers. Illustrated. A typical USMA yearbook. The photo of undergraduate class "A-1" reveals a youthful Norman Schwarzkopf under close inspection (6th in from the left on the second row from the bottom). Schwarzkopf was the General who led the coalition forces in the First Persian Gulf War against Iraq. Corners bumped. Musty odor. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall View more info

30 Miles for Ice Cream

By: Hoyt, Murray

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Brattleboro, The Stephen Greene Press, 1974

Edition: First Edition.

194pp. Illustrated. Corners bumped. The jacket is lightly soiled and has several small closed tears to the edges. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall View more info