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Colonial Folkways (#9 Chronicles of America Series)

By: Andrews Charles M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1921

Seller ID: 20397

Condition: Very Good


It's a rarity to find this book with a dustjacket, but here we have it and in very good clean condition. Only faults to jacket are sunning to spine, a few tiny tears and two small rubbed spots to bottom of spine. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar. Book itself is beautiful -- navy blue boards with much ornamentation and gilded top edge. #9 in the Chronicles of America series, but a stand-alone title. Photo of a colonial era kitchen with tissue protection at frontis... View more info

English Adventurers and Emigrants 1609-1660

By: Coldham, Peter Wilson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Genealogical Publishing Company: 1984

Seller ID: 20460HNC

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful copy. Boards are clean and unbumped and pages are pristine with no names or writing. Text is comprised of abstracts of examinations in the High County of Admirality with Reference to Colonial America. Covers both Equity cases and criminal cases and provides an index of names. Fascinating stoires of true misdeeds! 219 pages. View more info

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Boston Under Military Rule (1768-1769) As Revealed in A Journal of the Time

By: Dickerson, Oliver Morton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Westport, Connecticut, Greenwood Press: 1971

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 26059PH

Condition: Fine


Crisp clean book originally published in 1936 and reprinted here by Greenwood in 1971. Only fault is former owner's embossing on bottom corner of first two pages. Book measures 7"x10-1/4" and has 137 pages. Text is presented in journal form spanning September 28, 1768 through August 1, 1769 View more info

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Hopeful Journeys: German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America, 1717-1775 (Early American Studies)

By: Fogleman, Aaron Spencer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Univ of Pennsylvania Press: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27413TB

ISBN: 0812233093

Condition: Fine


Book itself is crisp and clean as new -- no bumps to boards, no names or writing, and pristine pages and page edges. The dustjacket is likewise clean and attractive with no tears or chips. Only faulr is sunning to spine. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover.Illustrarted with charts and images in black and white. Book is billed as the first comprehensive history of German immigration to America in the 18th century. Book measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/2" and has 257 pages i... View more info

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Patrick Henry; Economic, Domestic and Political Life in Eighteenth-Century Virginia

By: Hardwick., Kevin R.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Brookneal, Virginia, Patrick Henry Memorial Foundation: 1991

Seller ID: 15509

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean, beautiful copy. Card covers. 49 pages, plus three page annotated bibliography. Footnoted. An interpretive account of Patrick Henry's life at Red Hill Plantation, his home between 1794 and 1799, as well as his burial site. Organized into five chapters; A Biographical Overview; Economic Life; Legal and Political Life; Domestic Life; and Dwellings and Land. View more info

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William Penn Horticulturist (SIGNED)

By: Hunt, Rachel McMasters Miller

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, University of Pittsburgh Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25909

Condition: Fine


Very handsome, slim book with especially nice paper and SIGNED and inscribed by author on front free endpaper thuis "This little book From the University of Pittsburgh Press in inscribed to ---- ----- ----- to the auhtor, Rachel Mc M M Hunt." No other owriting and virtually no wear. Bright gilt to both face and spine. Illustrated. 38 pages. Measures 6-1/4"x9-1/4" View more info

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Arms and Armor in Colonial America, 1526-1783

By: Peterson, Harold L.

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Mineola, New York, U.S.A., Dover Pubns: 2000

Edition: Dover Reprint

Seller ID: 24124

ISBN: 048641244X

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book with no creasing and no names or writing. Measures 7-1/4:x10" and has 350 pages. Illustrated throughout with very good quality black and white photographs -- more than 300 in all covering firearms, ammo, edged weapons and armor. Text by Peterson, a noted expert in the field, traces the evolution of arms and armor in colonial America over 250 years. View more info

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Pursuing Refinement in Rural New England 1750-1850

By: Zea, Philip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Deerfield, Massachusetts, Historic Deerfield Inc.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23507

ISBN: 096676904

Condition: Fine


Book is pristine inside and out, measures 8"x12" and is handsomely designed with pale blue floral endpapers and lavish color illustration. Printed to accompany an exhibit at the Flynt Center of Early New England Life located at Historic Deerfield. The exhibition endeavored to show the rise of refinement and civility in rural New England from 1750 to 1850. Text is presented as a play which presents the material culture of the day using many items from the museum's holdin... View more info