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The Citizen's Companion ; The Voice of Civilian Reenacting (Volume VIII -- Full Run, Six issues)

By: Highes, Susan Lyons (editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Marietta, Ohio, 2001

Seller ID: 22094

Condition: Very Good


Not too commonly found on the secondary market -- six issues, a full run of Volume VIII covering April through December 2001. January is included in the last issue of Vol. VII which is why this appears to be lacking one. Fascinating information for historians and those involved in Civil War reenactment. Among the varied topics are these: the importanceo f quinene in the Antebellum South, planning a mid-19th century wedding, 19th century rug hooking, Civil War emigrants, the use of oxen during the Civil War; Civil War quilts; assembling a wardrobe for newcomers; the American Sunday School Union... View more info

The Public Records of the State of Connecticut From October, 1776 to February, 1778 Inclusive Volume I

By: Hoadly, Charles J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hartford, Connecticut, Lockwood & Brainard: 1894

Seller ID: 20811HNK

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean, tightly bound book. Dark blue embossed boards show mild wear to crown and spine and corners. A few tiny spots of foxing to title page and small half circle light stain in to top of gutter on a few pages at front. Rest of text very clean throughout. Rough-cut pages. 653 Pages. Indexed. View more info

Colorado Volunteers In New Mexico

By: Hollister, Ovando J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, R.R. Donnelley & Sons (Lakeside Press): 1962

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 24280

Condition: Fine


Beautiful little book, part of an ongoing series, one volume of which has been published each year since 1903 by R.R. Donelley to be given to customers, stockholders ,and employees as Christmas keepsakes. The first time these enter the marketplace it's the SECONDARY marketplace. The color changes every 25 years -- this is from the navy blue series. Book measures 4-1/2"x7", has a gilded top edge and 309 pages. Illustrated. The foreword offers a sort of "State of the Union" in which the company reported that new equipment was being designed to enable printing the New Yorker Maga... View more info

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The Civil War In 50 Objects

By: Holzer, Harold; New York Historical Society

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2013

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 23703

ISBN: 067001463X

Condition: Fin3


Very handsome book cared for by its previous owner. There are no bumps to boards, no tears or chips to the jacket, no names or writing, and no price-clip or remainder mark. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. The author worked with the New York Historical Society which helped him focus on 50 objects including such items as slave chain, daguerreotypes, a "John Brown" pike, a flag, a uniform, a painting, a snare drum and much more. It's sort of history meeting Antiques Roadshow. Book measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/4" and has 280 pages including a very good index. Book is illustrated throu... View more info

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Men of Grit and Greatness; A Historical Account of Middleburg Township, Berea, Brook Park and Middleburgh Heights

By: Holzworth, W.F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25467A

Condition: Very Good


Only sign of previous library ownership is at back pastedown where there is a sticker and a card pocket stamped Withdrawn. Otherwise very clean and attractive with no toning and no writing to text. Book is illustrated with numerous historical photographs and has a map of Berea as front enpapers and photos of the city as the back. Much text too -- not just a picture book. 217 pages plus few pages of ads at back. Book measures 9"x11". View more info

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The Greene County Catskills: A History

By: Horne, Field

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Hensonville, New York, U.S.A., Black Dome Press: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 20868RC

ISBN: 1883789036

Condition: Near Fine


Very nice, clean book. Small corner crease at lower back and former owner's name written small at first page. Hard to find. Illustratd throughout in black and white with art and photographs. Book's publication sponsored by the Greene County Historical Society. Introduction by Mario Cuomo. 236 pages. View more info

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A Sense of Place: in Centerville and Washington Township

By: Houser, Howard R. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Centerville, Ohio, Centerville Historical Society / Landfall Press Inc.: 1986

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 27856

ISBN: 0913428590

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards.Pages and page edges pristine. Book measures 8-1/2" x 11-1/2" and has 230 pages including errata page. Illustrated throughout with maps and large black and white photographs. Among the historical topics are these: the first inhabitants, the first setltlers, early architecture, the Presbyterian Settlement, Woodbourne, The Ywnkee Settlement, the Qualkers, and the The Mill. View more info

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My Passage at the New Orleans Tribune: A Memoir of the Civil War Era (Southern Literary Studies)

By: Houzeau, Jean-Charles

Price: $15.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Louisiana State University Press: 1984

Edition: Presumed First.

Seller ID: 23494

ISBN: 0807111783

Condition: Fine


Book is crisp and clean with snow white pages and page edges, No names or writing and no bumps to boards. The dustjacket is likewise clean wtih no tears or chips and looks handsome in a brand new mylar cover. There is no price on the front flap as per design. The author was a Belgian scientist who arrived in New Orleans in 1857 whereupon he found himself disturbed by the ongoing slavery. After a stint of helping slaves and Unionists excape from Confederate Texas to Mexico. Eventually he returned to Louisiana where he got a job at a Feench language paper, L'Union, which became the New Orleans... View more info

Theodore Roosevelt and His Times (Chronicles of America Series #47)

By: Howland, Harold

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New Haven, ST, Yale University Press: 1921

Edition: Extra Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 20751

Condition: Very Good


Book itself is beautiful -- crisp and clean with no names or writing and and highly ornamented blue boards. Only fault is a bit of gilt loss to top edge. Jacket darkened at spine, but is otherwise crisp and fresh in brand new mylar. Illustrated. Though part of the enormous Chronicles of America series, book is a stand-alone title. which discusses, among other topics, Roosevelt in the New York assembly, Civil Service reform, Roosevelt as president, the Square Deal, reclamation and conservation and the Taft Administration.289 pages. Numerous volumes from the Chronicles of America set available. View more info

Lewis & Clark and the Indian Country; The Native American Perspective

By: Hoxie, Frederick E.; Nelson, Jay T.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Urbana and Chicago, University of Illinois Press: 2007

Seller ID: 18247

ISBN: 0252074858

Condition: NEW


Crisp, BRAND NEW copy. The authors shine a light on the long-term impact of the Lewis and Clark expedition from a Native American point of view. Includes interviews conducted with Native Americans over two centuries, as well as other primary sources. Shows the complex interactions bewteen Native Americans, travelers, ranchers, fur traders, teachers and missionaries. 366 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Anne Hutchinson's Refuge in the Wilderness and The Burning of the Village of White Plains

By: Hufeland, Otto

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Otto Hufeland: 1929

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 25864

Condition: Very Good


Very nice booklet which is quite hard to locate, as it was confined to just 100 copies in this form. Tells the story of the second settler of Westchester County, New York who settled there in 1642 and died the following year. The booklet has a wonderful color map at front, plus a fold-out map at the center and a few full page black and white photographs of the area. Booklet also tells of the burning of the village of White Plains. Measures 6"x9" and has 43 pages. SIGNED and inscribed by author at top of front cover as was often done . It reads thus, "To my friend Hadaway, O.Hufela... View more info

The Houses and History of Chester (Revised Edition)

By: Hull, Cary S. (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chester, Connecticut, The Chester Historical Society: 1984

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 20398HNC

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful book with attractive art at cover of light grey wraps. Measures 5-1/4" tall and and 8-1/2" long. Illustrated profusely with historic photos of the town and its people at front and back, but also scattered throughout. The bulk of the book, however, consists of photos of the homes accompanied by their histories. Includes maps and a history of the town itself. 152 pages. TWO like copies available. View more info

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Celebrating 300 Years of Detroit Cooking 1701 to 2001

By: Humes, Marguerite J. (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Histroical Society Guild: 2001

Edition: Tricentennial Edition

Seller ID: 23444

Condition: Fine Condition


Crisp, clean book -- clearly new and never read. Prtistine inside and out. Book was published to celebrate Detroit's Tricentenary with a celebration of 300 years of cooking in the Motor City. Contents are divided into three sections -- Campfires To Cranes 1701-1800; Hearthstones To Fancy Kitchens 1801-1900';Cast Iron Stoves to Microwave Ovens 1901-2000. Book measures 8-3/4" x 11-1/2", has 232 pages including index, and is illustrated throguhout with historic black and white photographs. Includes recipes View more info

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The Story of Dorset, Vermont

By: Humphrey, Zephine

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont, The Tuttle Company: 1924

Seller ID: 24523

Condition: Very Good


Very clean and attractive with dark green boards printed in gilt at face and spine. Pages and page edges likewise clean. Only faults are former owner's name and date at top of front free endpaper and a small stain to top corner on right hand side of the few last pages. Illustrated with drawings throughout. Very charming, very readable. 288 pages. View more info

Image for Logistics of Liberty: American Services of Supply in the Revolutionary War and After

Logistics of Liberty: American Services of Supply in the Revolutionary War and After

By: Huston, James A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cranbury, New Jersey, U.S.A., Univ of Delaware Press: 1991

Seller ID: 26028

ISBN: 0874133815

Condition: Very Good


Book itself is clean and attractive with no names or writing. Only fault is tiny faint crease to upper front corner. Jacket shows a closed 1-1/2" tear to lower bottom edge at back and a little rubbing to outer edge at front. Overall most handsome in brand new mylar. An interesting look at the military supply process of the American Revolution which included movements of troops and service support.Offers numerous examples of tremendous success and also probes the system following the war. 373 pages including index. View more info

Image for AEOUND THE WORLD WITH GENERAL GRANT     2 VOL SET

AEOUND THE WORLD WITH GENERAL GRANT 2 VOL SET

By: J. RUSSEL YOUNG

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., AMERICAN NEWS CO.: 1879

Seller ID: 7603

Condition: GOOD


J RUSSELL YOUNG'S CONVERSATIONS WITH EX PRESIDENT GENERAL U.S. GRANT ABOUT HIS TRAVELS THROUGH EUROPE ASIA AND AFRICA IN 1877-79 ,PLUS TALKS ABOUT AMERICAN POLITICS AND HISTORY 800 ILLUSTRATIONS BOOKS IN GOOD CONDITION SPINES SUNNED SOME SHELF WEAR TO BINDING , HINGES INTACT BUT TENDER INSIDE CLEAN AND BRIGHT View more info

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Highway Under the Hudson; A History of the Holland Tunnel

By: Jackson,. Robert W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York University Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23792

ISBN: 0814742998

Condition: Fine


Crisp and clean as new. No defect of note. Flap of dustjacket shows no price as per design. Book has no bumps, no names or writing, and no tears and chips. A very readaBook will arive in brand new mylar coveble book about an enormous engineering project which coves the expected technology and even politics, but there is also drama. The book is illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings, measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/4" and has 266 pages including the index. View more info

Three Years Among the Indians and Mexicans

By: James, General Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, R.R. Donnelley & Sons (Lakeside Press): 1953

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 24281

Condition: Fine


Beautiful little book, part of an ongoing series, one volume of which has been published each year since 1903 by R.R. Donelley to be given to customers, stockholders ,and employees as Christmas keepsakes. The first time these enter the marketplace it's the SECONDARY marketplace. The color changes every 25 years -- this is from the navy blue series. Book measures 4-1/2"x7", has a gilded top edge and 297 pages. Illustrated. The foreword offers a sort of "State of the Union" in which the company reported that this volume began a new series of 25 and was the first of the navy blue... View more info

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Stow, Ohio Shadows of Its Past

By: James, Peggie Seitz

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, Edwards Brothers: 1972

Seller ID: 26007

Condition: Very Good


Very nciely kept book -- clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. A wonderful reference not only for obtaining historical information about the town, but also for genealogy, as there are many names with biographcial information. Illustrated with photographs. 307 pages including index. View more info

The American Historical Review 1915

By: Jameson, J. Franklin (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1915

Edition: Volume XX; No. 4

Seller ID: 20233HNC

Condition: Good


A single issue of the periodical from July, 1915. Spine and edges sunned and former owner's name to top front edge, but contents very clean and seemingly unread, as pages have not been opened. Small bit of wear to tail of spine and a small tear to lower back edge mended with archival tape. Designed with overhang to cover, but this has been neatly trimmed. Major articles as follows: The Economic Basis of the Decline of Ancient Cultures; Magna Carta and the Responsible Ministry; Anglo-French Commercial Rivalry 1700-1750 -- The Western Phase II; The United States and Spain 1822; and the Russian ... View more info