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Along the Waterfront at Deep River On the Connecticutt; A Brief Maritime History of Our Town in Sailing Ship Days

By: Stevens, Thomas A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Deep River, Connecticut, The Deep River Historical Society: 1979

Seller ID: 20518HNC

Condition: Near Fine


Very nice, clean booklet, tightly bound with no names or writing. Measures 6"x9". Only fault is tiny mark to front over. Illustrated throughout with art of ships and photographic portraits of sea captains, docks and waterfront. Much text -- 31 pages. View more info

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Savannah: Her History As Seen by the Artist

By: Streed, Louise Yancey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Orangeburg, South Carolina, U.S.A., Sandlapper Pub Co: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25264

ISBN: 096485810x

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful as new book. SIGNED boldly by author on half title page. Dustjacket also bears a silver sticker to face (could be removed) indicating that this is an autographed copy. Also laid-in is a large fold-out map entitled The Savannah Historic District Map Issue XIV. It, too, is crisp as new. The art is glorious whether in full color or drawngs and is perfect for the author's commentary on her city's history. Measures 9" tall by 11-1/2". 127 pages. View more info

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Collections and Recollections; A Tribute to Our Ancestry on This Our 100th Anniversary -- Mount Airy, N.C. 1885-1985

By: Summerlin, Barbara (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mount Airy, North Carolina, The Mount Airy Restoration Foundation, Inc.: 1985

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27476TB

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book bound tightly with a plastic comb enabling it to lie flat. Only faults are a very small light stain to back cover, a tiny closed tear at bottom back edge and a small flat crease to upper front corner. The majority of the text is historical with a few beloved recipes included. Among the many varied topics are these: town's early history, a delightful summer resort, the Blue Ridge Hotel, White Sulphur Springs Hotel, early funeral practices, Poore's Store, the railroad, Christmas in Mount Airy, Old Reuben and the Fire Department, and much more. Family names represented incl... View more info

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Remarks of Mr. Tallmadge In Defence of The People of New York Against the Charge of Bank Influence in the Result of Their Election

By: Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Printed at the Madisonian Office: 1838

Seller ID: 27587

Condition: Good


Fascinating to see current issues reflected in a pamphlet almost 200 years old. Booklet shows foxing to edges on front and on all pages save back cover where it is foxed primarily in upper right corner. The booklet is sewn and all pages are accounted for. The yapped edge at the bottom of the cover is mostly intact , but the rest of these overhangs have either fallen off, or were clipped. Their loss does not impinge in any way on the text. The booklet was published shortly after Tallmadge delivered the speech in the U.S. Senate on February 8, 1833 in response to Mr. Hubbard of New Hampshir... View more info

Life on a Whaler or Anarctic Adventures in The Isle of Desolation

By: Taylor, Nathaniel W. M.D.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New London County Historical Society: 1929

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 20468HNC

Condition: Good


Book is clean and tightly bound with no cracking to hinges and no names or writing. There is a small amount of wear to crown and tail, mild soil to front, and a bit of light foxing to edges of back board along with one small stain to side edge. Pages are clean with just a few spots of foxing to blank page at front. Print run was limited to just 900 copies. It is volume II of the Occasional Papers published by the Historical Society, but it is also a stand-alone title. Maps and illustrations, the latter of which are prinmted on white coated paper. Handsome pictorial endpapers. A first person ac... View more info

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Camp McClellan During the Civil War

By: Temple, Seth J,

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Davenport, Iowa, The Contemporary Club: 1928

Seller ID: 27693

Condition: Very Good


This one's a bit of a plain Jane, but the focus is on information. The text is from a scholarly paper read before the Contemporary Club in Davenport, Iowa on September 22, 1927. The contemporary Club was an all male organization the members of which read their researched papers at meetings which were then reprinted in booklet form. This one is quite thorough with 50 pages and just one small photograph. The booklet measures 6" x 9-1/4" and is very clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. Only faults are a couple tiny tears which I have repaired with tiny pieces of archival tape and a s... View more info

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American Passengers Arrival Records: A Guide to the Records of Immigrants Arriving at American Ports By Sail and Steam

By: Tepper, Michael

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Baltimore, MD.,, Genealogical Publishing Company.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28144

Condition: Very Good


Crisp, clean book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Dustjacket is likewise clean , has not been price-clipped ,and shows no tears or chips. Only fault is a as tiny bit of wear to upper front corner of jacket at nd at top of jacket spine. Looks very handsome in brand new mylar cover. Text is divided into these sections on records: The Colonial Period;The Beginning of the Federal Passenger Arrival Records; Customs Passenger Lists.Immigration Passenger Lists and Canadian Border entries. Book measures 7" x 10" and has134 pages. View more info

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Pine Bluff North Carolina 1884-1976

By: The Pine Bluff Historical Committee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pine Bluff, North Carolina, The Pine Bluff Historical Committee: 1976

Seller ID: 24145

Condition: Fine


Very handsome brown book with gilt printing and pine cone design at face. Brown boards show no bumps and there are no names or writing. Very handsome color pictorial endpapers (front and back) show an artistic overview of the town and the Seaboard Air Line Railroad. Book measures 9"x11-1/4" and is filled with black and white photographs and maps with commentary. 77 pages. View more info

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THE BARROW FAMILY AND THE BARATARIA AND LAFOURCHE CANAL

By: THOMAS A. BECNEL

Price: $18.00

Publisher: BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY: 1989

Seller ID: 7120

ISBN: 0807114375

Condition: FINE


THE STORY OF THE CREATION AND SURVIVEL OF THE B.&L. CANAL IN LOUISIANA 1829-1925 AN IMPORTANT PART OF SOUTHERN TRANSPORTATION HISTORY AND A STORY OF POLITICAL MANEUVERING THAT WOULD BE RIGHT AT HOME ON THE FRONT PAGE TODAY View more info

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INCIDENTS & EXPERIENCES IN THE LIFE OF THOMAS W. PARSONS FROM 1826 TO 1900

By: THOMAS W. PARSONS

Price: $15.00

Publisher: LEXINGTON, U OF KY.: 1975

Seller ID: 7586

ISBN: 0813113199

Condition: FINE


THE JOURNALS OF THOMAS W PARSONS 1826-1900 INCLUDING HIS LIFE FROM CHILDHOOD ON THE KY. FRONTIER , SERVICE IN MEXICAN WAR, MUCH ABOUT SERVICE IN CIVIL WAR PLUS CIVILIAN LIFE IN KY. DURING THE WAR A VERY READABLE ACCOUNT OF 74 YEARS OF VAST CHANGE. BOOK IS FINE D.J. IN NEW MYLAR IS VERY GOOD BUT FOR CHIP TOP OF SPINE View more info

Down Through the Years In Elyria

By: Thomas, James B.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Mt. Vernon, Indiana, Windmill Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28272

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Pages are pristine throughout. Only fault is e a small bit of light foxng to top edge (see photo). Book measures 6 - 1/4" x 9-1/2" and has 402 pages. Text is augmented with black and white photographs throughout. A nice Ohio history. View more info

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History of the Mormons: In Photographs and Text 1830 to the Present

By: Tobler, Douglas F.;Wadsworth, Nelson, B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A., St Martins Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 25805DH

ISBN: 0312033591

Condition: Fine


Crisp, as new book -- no defect of note and dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Measures 9"x11-1/2" and has 294 pages. Amply illustrated throughout, primnarily with photographs, but also with art and facsimile ephemera. Nice map endpapers. View more info

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America's First World War; The French and Indian War 1754-1763 (SIGNED)

By: Todish, Timothy J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan, Suagothel Productions: 1982

Edition: First Edition (Limited)

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 21098

Condition: Very Good


Very handsome book -- brown boards printed in bright gilt at face and spine. Designed without dustjacket. Illustrated with photographs and the art of Gary S. Zaboly. Measures 6"x9" and has no names or writing. SIGNED by author on title page. 115 pages. View more info

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Souvenir Kenosha County Court House and Bits of Yesterday

By: Trenary, Otis L. (compiler)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wisconsin, Kenosha County: 1925

Seller ID: 24777

Condition: Very Good


Very handsome keepsake commemorating the Kenosha County Court House (Kenosha, Wisconsin) which had been built just two years earlier. Much history accpoanied by black and white photographs of the interior and exterior as well as of local citizens of the day. Book is hard cover with flexible boards and is clean as a whistle inside and out. Only fault are evidence of erasure of name at front free endpaper and flat creases to lower corners of some pages. Measures 6-1/2"x8-1/2". Book is very clean and tightly bound. 110 pages. View more info

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At the Falls: Richmond, Virginia, and Its People

By: Tyler-McGraw, Marie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University of North Carolina Press: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27531

ISBN: 0807844764

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp clean book with pristine pages and page edges. No names or writing and no spine crease. This is an excellent history with numerous illustrations and maps and especially the historic photographs. Includes a few color plates. Book measures 8-1/2"x11" with 360 pages including index. Covers 400 years of Richmond's history. View more info

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The Levy Family and Monticello, 1834-1923: Saving Thomas Jefferson's House

By: Urofsky, Melvin I.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Thomas Jefferson Foundation: 2001

Seller ID: 27841

ISBN: 1882886151

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book purchased from a collector who kept it very gently. The book was published as part of the Monticello Monograph series. No defect of note and dustjacket in brand new mylar cover. Measures 7" x 10" and has 256 pages including index. A nice find was hiding inside too -- a ticket for a visit to Jefferson's home, the saving the which is the subject of this book. Jefferson's house was twice saved in the 19th century by Uriah P, Levy. View more info

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Early Taverns and Stagecoach Days in New Jersey

By: Van Hoesen, Walter Hamilton

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Cranbury, New Jersey, U.S.A., Associated Univ Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24497

ISBN: 083861535x

Condition: Fine


Pristine light green boards with gilt printing to spine, no bumps, and no names or writing. Pages and page edges snow white. Jacket is likewise clean and attractive and has not been price-clipped. Upper corner of endflap has been clipped, but price is at bottom and remains visible. Only fault is a small chip and a wrinkle to lower back edge. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Using old license numbers, deeds, and a few diaries the author was able to piece together the story of New Jersey's most remembered taverns. 184 pages. Extensive index. View more info

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The New England Quarterly (Full Run, Four Issues)

By: Various

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, The New England Historic Quarterly Inc.: 2001

Edition: LXXIV, Numbers 1,2,3,4

Seller ID: 25535

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautifiul magazines with no names or writing and no spine creasing. Paper is crisp inside and out. Doubtful ever read. Each measures 6-1/24"x9-1/4". Among the topics are these: the Rumford Strike of 1986; William S. Braithwaite and the Poetics of Race; The Port Royal Experiment Revisited; New Haven's Italian Machine Gun Co. Enters WWI; Fanny Fern and the Literay Proprietorship in Antebellum America; Gelded Age Boston; Mother Ann Lee and Shaker Architecture; Proprietary Rights and the Charlestown Convent Riot; Hawthorne in the Province of Women; the Impact of Indentured Servitude on the... View more info

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Peaks of Otter: Life &Times

By: Viemeister, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bedford, Virginia, U.S.A., Hamilton: 1992

Edition: First Edition Second Printing

Seller ID: 24714

ISBN: 0960859896

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book with pristine blue boards showing no bumps.Pages and page edges snow white. Jacket is likewise clean with no tears or chips and is most handsome in brand new mylar. Very handsome blank bookplate affixed to front free endpaper. Book tells the story of the most beloved mountains of Virginia from their Indian days, to early settlement and beyond -- stories of squabbles, Civil War raids, teconstruction, murders and ghosts, a plane crash and more. Illustrated throughout with wonderful black and white photographs and drawings. 278 pages. View more info

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Blue Water Patriots : The American Revolution Afloat

By: Volo, James M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Westport, Connecticut, Praeger: 2007

Seller ID: 17181A

ISBN: 0275989070

Condition: New


Crisp, BRAND NEW book. Dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover.An interesting look at a side of the American Revolution that rarely takes center stage -- the war that took place on the water. What is often little understood is that the fact that this began as early as 1764 when a Royal Navy cutter, St. John, engaged in the suppression of smuggling and was fired upon by Rhode Islanders. Five years later the revenue sloop Liberty was seized and burned by the people of Newport. The author explores these early forays, and those that followed, with emphasis on the period before 1779 when the ... View more info