Category: American History

Sort

Showing 301-307 of 307

Image for Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic 1789-1815

Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic 1789-1815

By: Wood, Gordon S.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2009

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 23641

ISBN: 0195039149

Condition: Fine


Very handsome book which is in beautiful condition with no bumps, no tears or chips, and no names or writing. Dustjacket does not have a printed price. It will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. Pages and page edges are very white, and tightly bound. Book measures 6-1/2" x 9-1/2" and has 778 pages including index. Illustrations are confined to the center and printed on a quality glossy paper.Book is written by a Pulitzer winneing author who covers the early American repu... View more info

Elizabethan Sea Dogs; A Chronicle of Drake and His Companions (#3 Chronicles of America Series)

By: Wood, Willkiam

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1921

Edition: Extra Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 20668

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 fault is sunning to spine of jacket which willl arrive protected by brand new mylar. Book itself is beautiful -- navy blue boards with much ornamentation and gilded top edge which shows a few small spots of loss. #3 in the Chronicles of America series, but a stand-alone title. Book shines a light on Sir Francis Drake and his Sea Dogs who prepared the way for th... View more info

Image for Nantucket Lands and Owners Volume 2. Bulletins 2,3,4,5, 6, 7  (six volumes)

Nantucket Lands and Owners Volume 2. Bulletins 2,3,4,5, 6, 7 (six volumes)

By: Worth, Henry Barnard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Nantucket Island, Nantucket Hstorical Association: 1902

Seller ID: 23094

Condition: Very Good to Good


Consecutive set of six books missing volume 1. The final two in the series are without noteable defect other than flat wrinkles to back cover of one. Three have been repaired at spine with archival tape, one shows small loss of paper at lower spine and two show front cover chipping. Covers and contents clean on all and all are tightly bound. Very useful for historical and genealogical purposes. Included in the volumes are information on the families of early settlers, th... View more info

Image for Cincinnati: A Guide to the Queen City and Its Neighbors

Cincinnati: A Guide to the Queen City and Its Neighbors

By: Writers' Program of the WPA

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, The Wiesen-Hart Press: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23736

Condition: Very Good


Very nice book, tightly bound and clean inside and out. There's very little wear to the boards, the binding is without crracking and both headbands are clean and still in place at both ends of the spine.The only defects are a couple light spots to the front board and the previosu owner's name and address written on the half title page for which I will lay-in a new bookplate for the buyer to use, or not, as per choice. This book is very interesting and was created by th... View more info

The Conquest of New France (#10 Chronicles of America Series)

By: Wrong, George M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1921

Edition: Extra Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 20678

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 are sunning to spine of jacket and a small loss of gilt to outer edge at top of text block. Jacket will arrive protected by brand new mylar. Book itself is beautiful -- navy blue boards with much ornamentation and gilded top edge. #10 in the Chronicles of America series, but a stand-alone title. Book is subtitled A Chronicle of the Colonial Wars..246 pag... View more info

Image for American Xenophobia and the Slav Immigrant ; A Living Legacy of Mind and Spirit

American Xenophobia and the Slav Immigrant ; A Living Legacy of Mind and Spirit

By: Wtulich, Josephine

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boulder, East European Monographs: 1994

Seller ID: 25436

ISBN: 0880332824

Condition: very Good


Very nice clean book with just two stamps to front free endpaper, one showing library ownership and the other showing it was discarded. Otherwise beautiful. A monograph which explores the prejudicial treatment of Slavic American immigrants to the United States. 203 pages. View more info

The Union Party Convention at Baltimore in 1864

By: Zornow, William Frank

Price: $18.00

Publisher: No Publisher Listed:

Seller ID: 24238

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean booklet with no date and no publisher's name. Simply says Reprinted from Maryland Historical Magazine XLV, 3, September , 1950. Stapled binding. Measures 6"x9". 24 pages. Tells the story of the Union party, a radical group which at the height of the Civil War considered Lincoln too conservative. When they failed to find their own candidate to unseat him they bought some time by scheduling their convention late in the summer. The party was made up... View more info