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Image for The Battle of San Jacinto and the San Jacinto Campaign

The Battle of San Jacinto and the San Jacinto Campaign

By: Kemp, L.W.; Kilman, Ed

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1947

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 24514

Condition: Near Fine


Very handsome self-published booklet which is quite desirable for both appearance and content. The booklet is clean and bright and printed on quality paper with handsome illustration. 42 pages. Measures 5"x7-1/2". No names or writing. What's interesting is that the actual battle of San Jacinto lasted only twenty minutes, but had been planned for six YEARS! View more info

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A History of the City of Cleveland Its Settlement, Rise, and Progress 1796-1896

By: Kennedy, James Harrison

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Imperial Press: 1896

Seller ID: 24738

Condition: Very Good


A beautiful rebind (blue buckram) of a pristine book not often seen. The endpapers are also new, but the rest of the book is in its original condition with handsome gilt to top edge of textblock (see last photo). All pages, maps, and fold-outs are in clean condition with no tears and no foxing. Also contains no names of previous owners. Book is illustrated throughout including maps, portraits, and views of various landmarks such as Euclid Avenue which then was Euclid Str... View more info

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At Custer's Side: The Civil War Writings of James Harvey Kidd (SIGNED)

By: Kidd, James Harvey; Wittenberg, Eric J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, Kent State Univ Press: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27464

ISBN: 0873386876

Condition: Fine


Crisp and clean as new. No bumps to boards, no names or writing, and no chips or tears. Jacket protecred by brand new mylar cover. SIGNED with no personal inscription by the editor on half title page. James Harvery Kidd was a member of the 6th Michigan Cavalry known as the Wolverines. In 1864 he succeeded Custer as commander. Book measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/2" and has 140 pages. View more info

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Springfield & Clark County: An Illustrated History

By: Kinnison, William A.;Dickerson, F. Kenneth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Northridge, Caliofnria, Windsor Publications: 1985

Seller ID: 25357

ISBN: 0897811461

Condition: Fine


Very handsome book, clean and well cared for. no names or writing, no bumps to boards, no tears or chips and no pricelip. Most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Book is amply illustrated with both black and white and color photographs - over 100 in all. Text covers much history of the area. 152 pages. View more info

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Miami The Way We Were

By: Kleinberg, Howard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Surfside, Florida, Surfside Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: 27516DH

ISBN: 0942084977

Condition: Fine


Crisp, as new book with just one small defect -- a tiny crease to lower front corner of book. There are no names or writing and no tears or chips to the dustjacket. Pages and page edges are pristine. Book is oversized at 9"x14". Will arrive in brand new mylar. Howard Kleinberg was at the time of writing the editor of the Miami News which gave him access to the articles from The Miami Metropolis and its archives of historic photorgraphs. These are printed just as ther... View more info

Image for History of the Maumee Valley Commencing with Its Occupation By the French in 1680  to Which Has Been Added Sketches of Some of the Moral and Material Resources as They Exist in 1872

History of the Maumee Valley Commencing with Its Occupation By the French in 1680 to Which Has Been Added Sketches of Some of the Moral and Material Resources as They Exist in 1872

By: Knapp, H.S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toledo, Ohio, Blade Mammoth Printing & Publishing House: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25349

Condition: Good-plus


Very solid, clean book. Original text rebound in sturdy green cloth with owner's name printed in gilt at bottom of spine.The black title box at spine shows two tiny chips to one outer edge. Illustrated throughout with portraits, though paper has toned on these more than the paper of the text. A legthy history of 687 pages, including back matter. Two ads, for an academy and a jeweler, appear on the last page. View more info

Ohio and Its People

By: Knepper, George W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, Kent State University Press: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 15743A

ISBN: 087338377x

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean, beautiful book measuring 7-1.4"x10". Dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. A comprehensive history of the Buckeye state augmented by photos, maps, and the author's unique perspective which is informed by the fact that Ohio is the westernmost of the eastern states, yet has been historically influenced by both the North and the South. 508 pages. Indexed. View more info

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They Rode for the Lone Star: The Saga of the Texas Rangers the Birth of Texas-The Civil War

By: Knowles, Thomas W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, U.S.A., Taylor Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25955

ISBN: 0878332057

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book with no names or writing and no tears or chips. No bumps to boards and no price clip. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Measures 9"x11-1/2" and has 234 pages including index. Illustrated throughout with art and photographs in both black and white and color. An interesting history of the oldest state law enforcement body in the United States. View more info

Image for Cincinnati Days in History: A Bicentennial Almanac

Cincinnati Days in History: A Bicentennial Almanac

By: Knue, Paul;Berliner, Nancy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A., Cincinnati Post: 1988

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 25259

ISBN: 0933002041

Condition: NEW


Crisp BRAND NEW book. No defect of note. Zero cover lift and pages and page edges pristine. Illustrated with black and white photogrpahs throughout. 211 pages. Wiritten with one entry per day of the year about some historical event in the Queen City. View more info

No Lamb for Slaughter

By: Lamb, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 20287HNC

Condition: Very Good


Book itself is very clean and nice with author's signature and inscription to front free endpaper reading thus, "To Margaret Bylund, With warm personal regards Edward (Ted) Lamb, Toledo, Ohio 1963." Jacket has not been price-clipped, but shows light foxing to white area at back, a small tear at upper back next to spine and small isolated dots of wear to black portion at front. Looks very handsome in brand new mylar cover. Tells the story of the author's involvem... View more info

Image for General Oglethorpe's Georgia; Colonial Letters 1733-1737; Colonial Letters  1738-1743

General Oglethorpe's Georgia; Colonial Letters 1733-1737; Colonial Letters 1738-1743

By: Lane, Milles (Editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Savannah, Georgia, The Beehive Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25329

Condition: Fine in Fine Slipcase


This is a very fine set in beautiful condition. Pristine inside and out with no bumps to boards, no names or writing -- no fault of note. A scholarly, but accessible, work The two volumes together are a personal history of colonial Georgia as seen through the eyes and pen of General James Oglethorpe. Total of 647 pages. View more info

Image for Fifty Years and Over of Akron and Summit County

Fifty Years and Over of Akron and Summit County

By: Lane, Samuel A.

Price: $98.00

Publisher: Ajkron, Ohio, Beacon Job Department: 1892

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 28095

Condition: Very Good


This is the original 1892 issue which has been nicely rebound in sturdy black buckram. One page at front suffered a few small tears to outer edge which were fixed by a previous owner using tape that is very clear and almost unnoticeable. Book iis hefty with1167 pages. Illustrated withalmost 600 engravings -- portraits oif opioneer settlers, prominent citizens, buildings and "ancient and modern views". Contains a wealth of history and biography in an enormous text. View more info

Sonnenburg A Haven and A Heritage: A Sesquicentennial History of the Mennonite Community of Southeastern Wanye County, Ohio

By: Lehmann, James O.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kidron, Ohio, Kidron Community Council Inc.: 1994

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 23523

Condition: Near Fine


Very nice, well kept book that somehow lost its dustjacket. but the red boards are beautiful and unbumped and the gilt printing to face and spine is bright and easily read.. The book was published originally in 1969, but this is the second printing in 1994. Book is illustrated with black and white photographs throughout the text which provides information on area history, religion, social life, churches and the community. Book messures 6" x 9" and has 384 pages includi... View more info

Image for Alamo to Espada: A Vintage Postcard Profile of San Antonio's Spanish Missions

Alamo to Espada: A Vintage Postcard Profile of San Antonio's Spanish Missions

By: Lewis F. Fisher

Price: $18.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Maverick Publishing Company: 2001

Seller ID: 27021

ISBN: 1893271153

Condition: Near Fine


Very handsome book filled with 150 rare historical postcards which tell the story of the development and transformation of the treasures of the Alamo and those of the San Antionio Missions National Historycal Park. Measures 7"x10" and has 87 pages. No names or writing and clean as a whistle inside and out. View more info

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Kelley's Island An Island For All Seasons

By: Linhardt, Becky

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Kelly's Island, Ohio, Kelly's Cove Inc.: 1995

Edition: Resumed First

Seller ID: 25785

Condition: As New


Crisp, as new -- no defect. No names or writing, no bumps to boards, pristine inside and out. Beautifully illustrated with photographs throughout, some in color. 61 pages with much text. Also includes a color postcard with the title of the book on it laid-in. Book measures 6-1/4" high and 9"x1/4" long.. Very nice history and description of one of Lake Erie's beautiful islands. View more info

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Eighteen Miles of History on Long Beach Island

By: Lloyd, John Bailey

Price: $38.00

Publisher: West Creek, New Jersey, U.S.A., Down the Shore Pub: 1994

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 25355

ISBN: 094558217X

Condition: NEW


Crisp, BRAND NEW book with dusttjacket protected by in brad new mylar cover. Measures 9" tall and 11-1/4" wide. A second edition, revised and expanded from the original which had the same title "Twenty eight chapters and 250 historical photographs bring back the lost resort of Sea Haven and Tucker's Island, take the reader for a ride on the Tuckerton and Long Beach Railroad and introduce a Jersey shore much different than what it is today. 208 pages. Indexed. View more info

No Ordinary Man: Judge Forbes and His Library

By: Lockwood, Allison McCrillis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Northampton, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Daily Hampshire Gazette: 1994

Seller ID: 19135

ISBN: 0961805242

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book. No names or writing. Illustrated with black and white photos. A centennial history (1894-1994) of the Forbes Library, Northampton, Massachusetts. 108 pages, plus back matter. View more info

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Historic Towns; Boston

By: Lodge, Henry Cabot; Freeman E.A. (editor)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Longman's Green & Company: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26081PH

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book, tightly bound. Slight wear to crown and tail of spine and a light area visible in a certain light to front cover. Former owner's name written neatly at top of front free endpaper. Includes fold-out maps, one of which at frontis is in full color. Paper is crisp on both. No foxing. Book measures a diminutive 5"x7-1/2" and has 242 pages. A history of Boston which covers the founding of the town, the rise of both church and state, the defense of the ch... View more info

Brave Boys of Old Fort Ticonderoga (SIGNED)

By: Lonergan, Carroll Vincent

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Ticonderoga, New York, The Royal Order of Colonial Guardsman: 1987

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 19622AI

Condition: Fine


Mint condition save a light haze of foxing to back of white dustjacket. Book itself is pristine with no names or writiing and no bumps to green boards. Page, and page edges pristine. No tears or chips and dustjacket protected by mylar. SIGNED by the author thus, "Best Wishes, Carroll V. Lonergan." This book was written when the author was just 22 years old, years before his 1959 book Ticoderoga Historic Portage. This one was released for publication here in 19... View more info

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History of Knox County, Ohio 1876-1976

By: Lorey, Federick N.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, Ohio, Knox County Historical Society: 1992

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 25539DH

Condition: Fine


Beautiful book, clean and atrractive. No bumps to boards, no names or writing.and dustjacket handsome in mylar cover. Only faulr is a chip to top edge of jacket's front endflap. Ccontains 513 pages with black and white photographs, plus an index of an additional 36 pages. The author, a local career journalist originally compiled it for the Bicentennial, but it was reprinted here in 1992. View more info