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The West of the Imagination

By: Goetzmann, William H; William N. Goetzmann

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, WW Norton & Company: 1986

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 19874

ISBN: 0393023702

Condition: Fine+ in Very Good dust jacket


Unclipped dust jacket has some minor scratches. . Color Illustrations. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xviii, 458 pp View more info

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Treasures of The Library of Congress

By: Goodrum, Charles A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N. Abrams: 1980

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27069

ISBN: 0810916614

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, silver lettering on spine, silver medallion on cover, cream endpapers. Foreword by Daniel J. Boorstein. Profusely illustrated with 156 Color Plates and 283 B&W illustrations.. Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition; unread, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. A large, heavy book (shipping weight seven pounds) - additional shipping charges may apply. AS NEW/AS NEW.. Color and B&W Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 318, (1) pp View more info

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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN FACTS AND DATES

By: Gorton Carruth and Associates

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1962

Edition: Third Edition. 1

Seller ID: 5069

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's blue cloth over red cloth boards, gilt lettering on spine and on blue label on cover. 10,000 entries. Includes extensive index.. Former owner's name on ffep, else fine+. The dust jacket is mildly chipped at the head and heel of the spine and has a small closed tear on the front panel, else Near Fine. The dust jacket is labelled "Second Edition" but the volume is labelled "Third Edition" and states: "Third Printing, February 1962." FINE/VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 726 pp View more info

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Witchcraft at Salem

By: Hansen, Chadwick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, George Braziller: 1988

Edition: Later Printing. 1

Seller ID: 7020

ISBN: 0807611379

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps. Illustrated with B&W photographs. . This is an unmarked, unread copy in virtually perfect condition. FINE.. Trade Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xvii, 252 pp View more info

Mrs. Hill's Journal - Civil War Reminiscences

By: Hill, Sarah Jane Full

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley & Sons: 1980

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 13164

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover, t.e.g., Sepia frontispiece and several sepia illustrations. . This volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. AS NEW. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 78. Sepia Illustrations. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. (xlvii), 350 pp View more info

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House: The Illustrated Story of an Architectural Masterpiece

By: Hoffman, Donald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1984

Edition: First Paperback Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 22168

ISBN: 0486245829

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Text is enhanced by 160 carefully selected illustrations, including perspectives and elevations, cross-sectional drawings, floor plans, designs for windows, carpets and light fixtures and other furnishings, plus recent and historic photographs. . Cover shows creasing and wear along edges and at corners. Text is clean & unmarked, binding is tight. . B&W Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. xi, 98 pp View more info

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A Winterthur Guide to American Chippendale Furniture: Middle Atlantic and Southern Colonies

By: Hummel, Charles F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Winterthur/Crown: 1976

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 25547

ISBN: 0517521768

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's glossy wraps. Illustrated with B&W and color photographs. . Volume shows some minor shelf-wear, else near fine. VERY GOOD.. Color and B&W Photographs. Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall. 142, (2) pp View more info

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The State of Native America: Genocide, Colonization, and Resistance

By: James, M. Annette (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, South End Press: 1992

Edition: First Paperback Edition. 1

Seller ID: 7135

ISBN: 0896084248

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps.. Former owner's name on half-title, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square and clean. NEAR FINE.. Trade Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. x, 460, (1) pp View more info

A Texas Ranger

By: Jennings, Napoleon Augustus

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley & Sons: 1992

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 6309

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, Lakeside Press medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g. 16mo. 355 pp. Illustrated with numerous color and B&W photographs, plates, maps and reproductions. Napoleon Augustus Jennings (1856–1919) was born in Philadelphia, the son of a wealthy merchant, on January 11, 1856. He is best remembered for his autobiographical account of the career of Leander H. McNelly's Texas Ranger company in the Nueces Strip, "A Texas Ranger," first published in 1899. In 1874, at age eighteen, he moved to Texas, where after some adventures as a cowboy he ... View more info

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A Texas Ranger

By: Jennings, Napoleon Augustus

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 19929

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, Lakeside Press medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g. Illustrated with numerous color and B&W photographs, plates, maps and reproductions. Eighteen-year-old Napoleon Augustus Jennings came to Rexas in 1874 and joined a special force of Texas ranger charged with border patrol under the command of L.H. McNelly. At this time the South Texas region was home to hundreds of outlaws and riffraff, and some three thousand Mexican guerrillas under Juan Cortina and others were raiding settlers on both sides of the Rio Grande. McNelly’s Rangers storme... View more info

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Natchez on the Mississippi

By: Kane, Harnett T.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1950

Edition: First Edition Thus. Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 16274

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full beige cloth with an embossed green mansion on the front , green lettering on the spine, pictorial endpapers. Illustrated with b&w photographs of many of the more beautiful homes of Natchez. . The bottom edge of the front cover has one small white spot, head and heel of spine are very slightly rubbed, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket has two small holes on the front flap and light rubbing to the spine ends, tips and bottom edge of rear cover, and slight dust soiling to rear cover, now protected by mylar. NEAR FINE/ VERY GOOD. . B&W Photographs. ... View more info

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A Patriot's Handbook Songs, Poems, Stories, and Speeches Celebrating the Land We Love

By: Kennedy, Caroline (ed)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 2003

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19031

ISBN: 0786869186

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Signed by the author on a bookplate from the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum, which is on the half-title page. Publisher's white covers with embossed red and black lettering and light blue borders, pictorial endpapers. Illustrated with b&w photographs. . Former owner's gift inscription, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. Dust jacket has a small sticker obscuring the price, and some very light rubbing at the bottom edge of the front panel and the spine. NEAR FINE/ VERY GOOD+. . B&W Photographs. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. xxiii, 663 pp. Signed by Author View more info

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Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas

By: Klosterman, Chuck

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2006

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 21038

ISBN: 0743284887

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


"New York Times bestselling updated with more essays. "Klosterman is like the new Hunter S. Thompson. Only it's as if Hunter were obsessed with KISS instead of Nixon."- People.. Clean, unmarked, square, and tight. FINE/NEAR FINE.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. vii, 374 pp View more info

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Nineteen Sixty-Eight: A Personal Report

By: Koning, Hans

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton and Company: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7483

ISBN: 0393024741

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's blue cloth over gray boards, gilt lettering on spine. . This is a new, unmarked, unread copy. Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW/AS NEW. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (x), 194 pp View more info

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Half Way With Roosevelt

By: Lindley, Ernest K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1936

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 26733

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, silver lettering on spine and cover, t.e.g. (blue), fore-edge deckle. Ernest K. Lindley (1899-1979) was a noted Washington correspondent for many years and then an official of the State Department. Mr. Lindley was in the vanguard of the wave of journalists attracted to Washington to cover the New Deal of President Franklin D. Rossevelt. He covered Roosevelt when he was governor of New York for the old New York Herald Tribune and the newspaper sent him to Washington when Roosevelt was elected President. He established a reputation among his colleagues and member... View more info

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The Death of a President: November 1963

By: Manchester, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Row: 1967

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 26386

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, fore-edge deckle, Chronology on feps, map on reps. Includes extensive Sources and detailed Index. . The volume is in almost perfect condition, except for slight sunning along the top edge only, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean. The dust jacket is only mildly chipped. VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD. . Book Club Edition. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xvi, (i), 710, (1) pp View more info

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American Beyond Our Grandest Notions

By: Matthews, Chris

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Free Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 13407

ISBN: 0743240863

Condition: As New in Very Good dust jacket


From Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's "Hardball," star of NBC's "The Chris Matthews Show," and the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Now, Let Me Tell You What I Really Think" comes this celebration of the American Spirit.Fiercely independent, in love with freedom, convinced we can make it, we are like no other people on earth. We are a people reluctant to fight who become ferocious warriors when threatened or attacked. We are suspicious of governmental power, yet quick to embrace our flag in times of danger. A deeply practical nation, we loom as the world's... View more info

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Chicago: Growth of a Metropolis

By: Mayer, Harold M.; Richard C. Wade

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1970

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 26962

ISBN: 0226512738

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Second Impression (1970). Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over ivory linen boards, gilt lettering on spine and cover. Profusely illustrated with over 1,000 photographs and 50 maps, including four fold-out panoramic views of Chicago in 1858, 1913, 1937, and 1969. This is the story of Chicago and how it grew. In a little over a century it rose from a mere frontier outpost to become one of the great cities of the world. No single book can possibly encompass the immense scope of this development or convey the endless diversity of the life of Chicago's people. But with the help of the c... View more info

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The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother

By: McBride, James

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Riverhead Books: 1997

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 6794

ISBN: 1573225789

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps.. This is an unmarked copy with very slight wear. VERY GOOD.. Trade Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 291, (2) pp View more info

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Sunflowers: A Little Book of Thoughts

By: McFadden, Tara Ann (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Running Press Book Publishers: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 26773

ISBN: 0762405759

Condition: New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full photographic laminated boards, photographic endpapers. Illustrated with color photographs. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition; brand new, unread, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. NEW.. Running Press Miniature Editions Series. Miniature. Color Photographs. 64mo 3" - 4½" tall. 94, (2) pp View more info