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Image for Dayton, Ohio An Intimate History; The Land Between the Miamis (Two Volume Set)

Dayton, Ohio An Intimate History; The Land Between the Miamis (Two Volume Set)

By: Conover, Charlottle Reeve; Ronald, Virginia and Bruce

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dayton Ohio, Landfall Press: 1995

Edition: Reprint; First Edition

Seller ID: 25167

Condition: Very Good


Two very clean, attractive books, volumes 1 and II of the Bicentennial Bookshelf set. Missing volume III which is about sports in Dayton. The books themselves are pristine with no bumps to the boards and no names or writing and jackets protected by bran new mylar. Volume I was published originally in 1932 and again in 1970, making this one from 1995 the third edition. Volume II was published for the first time in 1996. Both were presented in commemoration of the city's bicentennial. Illustrated with photographs and maps. View more info

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Historic Michigan

By: Cook, Louis

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Beaverton, Oregon, Beautiful America Publishing: 1980

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 23648

ISBN: 0898021316

Condition: Near Fine


Other than a light bit of toning to white sections of cover this is a beauty. No names or writing, no spine crease and pristine pages with many full color photographs from all over the state. The booklet measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 72 pages. The text and its illustrations provide history plus information on the most beautiful buildings, homes, and natural beauty. No wonder the state's slogan is "Pure Michigan." View more info

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A History of Sylvania for the First One Hundred Years and Centennial Celebration Program (Ohio, 1933)

By: Cosgrove, Maynard Giles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sylvania, Ohio, The Sentinel Publishing Company: 1933

Edition: Frist Edition

Seller ID: 23531

Condition: Very Good


This is a really scarce booklet and in clean, tightly bound condition with no foxing and just a penciled name on the back of the front cover. I think it would be easily erased, but I don't like to be the one who does it. The name is Floyd W. Hennessy. The booklet combines a program for the centennial festivities followed by a history of Sylvania, a town which is close to Toledo, Ohio. It also covers the war with Michigan over boundaries. The booklet measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/4" and has several photographs in black and white, plus ads from the Toledo area to help offset the cost. Nice one for the... View more info

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Lucy Crawford's History of the White Mountains

By: Crawford , Lucy. Morse, Stearns (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Hanover, New Hampshire, Dartmouth Publications: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23435

Condition: Near Fine


Very handsome book with no names or writing and a tight binding. The dustjacket is missing, but the brick red cloth is sturdy and showing no wear, This is not entirely a history of the White Mountains, but rather that of the Crawford family and its place in Vermont and New Hampshire. Personal histories such as this are wonderful finds for people meeting their long-lost ancestors. This one is especially good because it is was taken from the Crawford manuscripts.There's also a photograph at frontis of Lucy Howe Crawford circa 1860. Book measures 5-1/4" x 7-3/4" and has 279 pages. An interesti... View more info

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An Amiable Woman; Rachel Jackson

By: Cruse, Katherine W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hermitage, Tennessee, Katherine W. Cruse & the Ladies' Hermitage Association: 1994

Seller ID: 24223

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely, clean pamphlet with an attrative likeness of the subject on cover. Illustrated throughout with small drawings and photographs of articles owned by the Hermitage Association which belonged to thre First Lady. 34 page biography. View more info

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Boca Raton (Florida): A Pictorial History

By: Curl, Donald Walter ; Johnson, John P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Boca Historical Society: 1990

Seller ID: 27546DH

ISBN: 089865792X

Condition: New


Crisp, BRAND NEW book. Will arrive in brand new mylarc over. This is not a fluff book -- it's a serious history of a Florida town with much text and many historic photographs printed on high quality coated paper. Traces Boca from its pioneer days to the time of writing. Book measures 9" x 11-1/2" and has 208 pages. View more info

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My Life on the Plains

By: Custer, General George A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, Lakeside Press: 1952

Edition: Christmas Edition

Seller ID: 28182

Condition: Fine


Book is crisp, clean and attractive with no defects of nite No fading to gilt , no exterior wear, no names or writing, and pristine pages and page edges . The Lakeside Classics are reprints issued annually to stockholders and other friends of the press as Christmas keepsakes. The first time they appear for sale is on the secondary market. The binding color changes ever 25 years. Book measures 4-1/2"x7" and have gilded top edges. Edited by noted historian Milo Quaife. 626 pages including index.. Handsome illustratiosn too with tissue guards. We have many titles from the red colle... View more info

Flawed Giant: Lyndon Johnson and His Times, 1961-1973

By: Dallek, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 24242

ISBN: 0195054652

Condition: Near Fine


A massive book of 754 pages in very nice, clean condition. No price-clip, no tears or chips, no names or writing and jacket protected by brand new mylar cover. The final volume of Robert Dallek's acclaimed biography which focuses on Johnson's presidental years. View more info

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Lousiana A Narrative History

By: Davis

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Claitor's Publishing Division: 1976

Edition: Third Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 23757

Condition: Very Good Condition


This book is clean and beutiful inside and out. The only defect is a very small flat crease to the lower tip on the front board. The spine bands are intact , as is the gilt on the spine. there are no names apr writing and no dog ears. The book is beautifulland amply illustrated throughout with scenes and maps. The text is divided in eight parts: an intro in Louisiana history; French Colonial Lousiana; Spanish Colonial Louisiana; Early Years of the American Regime; Ante Bellum Louisiana; Civil War and military Occupation; Recontrcution and Slow Progress; and Modern Lousiina. 413 pages including... View more info

History of Sciatuate, Massachusetts from Its First Settlement to 1831

By: Deane, Samuel

Price: $65.00

Publisher: North Sciatuate, Mass., Bates & Vinal: 1899

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 20465HNC

Condition: Very Good


Very handsome volume displaying beveled edges on both brown boards. Clean and tightly bound with no names or writing and no cracking to hinges. Wear along spine bands at top and bottom and bit of corner wear only faults. Originally published by James Loring, Boston, 1831. Two page addendum entitled Sciatuate, Massachiusetts Incidents of Note lightly taped in at back endpapers. 406 pages plus index. View more info

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The Heart of Cleveland: Public Square 1900-2000

By: Deegan, Gregory G.;Toman, James A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A., Cleveland Landmarks Press: 1999

Inscription: SIGNED by Both Authors

Seller ID: 25778DH

ISBN: 0936760125

Condition: NEW


Crisp BRAND NEW book. Measures 9"x11-1/2" and is printed on quality coated paper with numerous black and white photogrpaphs throughout text. -- 140 imagws in all. There is a small early history of Public Square, but the focus here is on the 20th century -- what happened during good times and bad. 136 pages. View more info

Artful Thunder; Versions of the Romantic Tradition in American Literature in Honor of Howard P. Vincent

By: DeMott, Robert J.; Marovitz, Sanford E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, Kent State University Press: 1975

Seller ID: 20689

ISBN: 0873381726

Condition: Very Good


Book is crisp and clean as new with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Dustjacket paper retains its crispness and had not been price-clipped. Only fault is a few minor spots of edgwear -- very handsome in brand new protective mylar. A compendium of essays by various scholars beginning with two testimonies to Howard Vincent, himself a renowned scholar. Among the other topics addressed are Poe's Pym and the Social Imagination; Hawthorne's House of Pyncheon: A Theory of American Drama; Melvill'e Old Man Ahab; Emily Dickinson and the Right of Way to Tripoli; Hart Crane's Heritage; and She... View more info

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Restless is the River

By: Derleth, August

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribners Sons: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28265

Condition: Very Good


Nicely kept book from a collector. Book itself is clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. The dustjacket has not been price-clipped and has no tears. Looks handsome in brand new mylar.There's a small chip ro upper front corner next to spine. another smalll one to lower right corner and a bit of soil that proved imepervious to a document pad. This is historical fiction which begins in Hungary and ultimately to Wisconsin. The author also wrote "Wind Over Wisconsin" which we also have. Book has 514 pages View more info

Image for GOLDEN GULCH  THE STORY OF MONTANA'S FABULOUS ALDER GULCH

GOLDEN GULCH THE STORY OF MONTANA'S FABULOUS ALDER GULCH

By: DICK PACE

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1970

Edition: 2ND.

Inscription: SIGNED BY AUTHOR

Seller ID: 7505

Condition: VERY GOOD


THE STORY OF ALDER GULCH MONTANA THE STATE'S RICHEST PLACER MINING DISTRICT INCLUDES MANY PERIOD PHOTOS [ HIST. BOX 3] View more info

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

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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A Pictorial History of Richland County

By: Domer, John R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mansfield, Ohio, News Journal:

Seller ID: 23774

Condition: Fine


Very handsome book which was read very carefully, if at tall. There is no defect inside or out and everything is clean with no bumps and no names or writing. The photographs are vintage and have descriptive captions for almost all. Some pictures do not, but they still still bring a few threads to weave the story of an Ohio county. In addition to the photos there is an overall history of Richland County at front of book which measures 8-3/4" x 11-1/4" nd has 96 pages. View more info

Image for This Is a Pair of Levi's Jeans: The Official History of the Levi's Brand

This Is a Pair of Levi's Jeans: The Official History of the Levi's Brand

By: Downey, Lynn;McDonough, Kathleen;Lynch, Jill Novack

Price: $60.00

Publisher: San francisco, California, U.S.A., Levi Strauss Publishing: 1997

Seller ID: 25298

ISBN: 0961746017

Condition: Fine


Beautiful book, as new. Fitted with clear plastic jacket of heavy guage. Very handsome design -- an art book of itself with large graphic printing and ample photographs and advertising. A truly creative history of an iconic company. Fold-outs and fascimile lettes too! Measures 11"x13-1/2". View more info

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THE JAMESTOWN350TH ANNIVERSARY HISTORICAL BOOKLETS

By: DR. E.G.SWEM - EDITOR

Price: $100.00

Publisher: WILLIAMSBURG VA., VA. 350TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION CORP.: 1957

Seller ID: 7588

Condition: VERY GOOD


THE JAMESTOWN 350TH. ANNIVERSARY HISTORICAL BOOKLETS THE COMPLETE SET OF 23 BOOKLETS IN ORIGINAL SLIP CASE PUBLISHED BY VA. 350 ANNIV. CELEBRATION CORP. 1957 EACH BOOKLET ,50 PGS +OR - ON ONE SUBJECT, SUCH AS VA LAND GRANTS , BACON'S REBELLION , ,AGRICULTURE IN VA1607-1699, INDIANS IN 17TH CENTURY VA. AND MANY MORE ALL BOOKLETS ARE SOLID TIGHT AND CLEAN NO MARKS OR TEARS A FEW HAVE FINGER PRINTS ON COVERS SLIP CASE IS SOLID ALL EDGES TIGHT AND STRONG PULL TAB IN PLACE, SOME SHELF WEAR PRESENT AND END LABLE HAS SOME FOXING A LIST OF BOOKLETS AND SUBJECTS ON ENE LABLE &IN EACH BOOKLE... View more info

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Frontier Metropolis: Picturing Early Detroit, 1701-1838 (SIGNED)

By: Dunnigan, Brian Leigh

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Brighton, Michigan, U.S.A., Great Lakes Books: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 25970

ISBN: 0814327672

Condition: Fine


A beautiful, oversized volume which measures 13-1/4"x18-1/4". Boards, pages and page edges are pristine. and is is SIGNED with inscription (see photo).. Book seeks to illustrate and descrribe all known images of Detroit in the pre-photographic era from the city's fouding in 1701 to 1838. Also includes maps and plans. 287 pages including index. VERY heavy book-- orders outside the U.S. must be sent priority mail due to post office regulation. View more info

Image for Chicago Day at the World's Columbian Exposition: Illustrated With Candid Photographs

Chicago Day at the World's Columbian Exposition: Illustrated With Candid Photographs

By: Dybwad, G. L.;Bliss, Joy V.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A., Book Stops Here: 1997

Seller ID: 25595DH

ISBN: 0963161237

Condition: Very Good


Book is breautiful and would be perfect were it not for a tiny crease to upper front corner and a small bit of wear to lower front corner. Book is pristine inside and out with no names or writing.The Columbian Exposition was one of Chicago's claims to fame -- the scope and the technology of it is amazing and this book captures it all in words and black and white illustrations. Large reproduction of the original souvenir map laid in and shown in photo one. View more info