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MARY TODD LINCOLN A BIOGRAPHY

By: JEAN H. BAKER

Price: $25.00

Publisher: W.W. NORTON: 1987

Inscription: OWNER NAME ON FRONT FLY LEAF

Seller ID: 6007

ISBN: 0393024369

Condition: FINE


IN THIS ELEGANT BIOGRAPHY , BAKER USES PREVIOUSLY UNTAPPED LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS TO PORTRAY A WOMAN WHO, LIKE THE NATION HER HUSBAND LED ,ACHIEVED BUT AN INCOMPLETE VICTORY OVER INTERNAL DISCORD View more info

Image for MORE THAN A TAVERN  150 YEARS OF BOTSFORD INN

MORE THAN A TAVERN 150 YEARS OF BOTSFORD INN

By: JEAN M. FOX

Price: $15.00

Publisher: BOTSFORD INN:

Seller ID: 7418

Condition: NEW


THE HISTORY OF THE BOTSFORD INN BOOK IS NEW IN ORIGINAL SHRINK WRAP View more info

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN

By: JOHN T MORSE

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NEWYORK, HOUGHTON MIFFLIN: 1893

Seller ID: 7119

Condition: FINE


A TWO VOLUME SET , ONE OF 28 TITLES IN THE AMERICAN STATESMAN SERIES PUBLISHED IN THE LATE 1800'S. THIS THE ABRAHAM LINCOLN TITLE , THE SET IS BOUND IN DARK BLUE CLOTH WITH GOLD LETTERING AND DECORATION &TOP PAGE EDGE . A BATTLE MAP CREATED FOR THIS SET IS PRESENT IN THE POCKET AT THE BACK OF VOL 1 THE MAP IS STRONG AND BRIGHT . THE ONLY FLAW IS A 1INCH TEAR IN THE EDGE OF THE MAP AS WELL AS THE EDGE OF THE POCKET . I THANK YOU FOR NOT ASKING WHO CAUSED THE TEARS. THESE ARE VERY ATTRACTIVE VOLUMES IN FINE CONDITION ALL 28 TITLES WOULD MAKE A BEAUTIFUL COLLECTION View more info

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To Do Good to My Indian Brethren: The Writings of Joseph Johnson 1751-1776

By: Johnson, Joseph;Murray, Laura J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., Univ of Massachusetts Pr: 1998

Seller ID: 25676D

ISBN: 1558491260

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Pages and page edges pristine.Illustrated with maps and art. Inspired by the diaries and other writings of new Englander Jospeh Johnson. The original material is here augmented by commentary; 324 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Historic Colonial French Dress; A Guide to Re-Creating North American French Clothing

By: Johnson. Moyars with Forbes, Judy and Delaney, Kate

Price: $20.00

Publisher: West Lafayette, Indiana, Ouabache Press: 1982

Seller ID: 24300

ISBN: 0960902600

Condition: Very Good


Very nice book, Tightly bound with no names or writing and no spine crease. Pages pristine Only fault is mild soil to small area of spine at back. Book is both a costume history of the period and how-to book for recreating French colonial fashions for both men and women. Includes patterns. Drawings show the ensembles worn by various people in the community. 138 pages. View more info

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Captain Oliver Pond's Hessian Fusiliercap; A Monograph

By: Jones, Kenneth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washignton D.C., National Museum of American History: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24460

Condition: Very Good


Scarce booklet the author of which was a member of the editorial staff of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association. Paper is crisp and pages are pristine. Only fault is light soil to a few places on cover. Illustrated with black and white photographs and facsimile documents. Book's aim is to document the descendants of Captain Oliver Pond whose helmet, or as it was called, his cap, was passed down the generations until it found a lasting home. Biography of Pond included, as well as genealogical info, his military life, the Farrar heritage, and the cap itself. Measures 5-1/2"x8-1/2"... View more info

Image for Wheat, Glass, Stone and Steel: The Story of Massillon, Ohio  (SIGNED)

Wheat, Glass, Stone and Steel: The Story of Massillon, Ohio (SIGNED)

By: Kane, Ruth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Massillon, Ohio, Massillon Bicentennial-Sesquicentennial Committee: 1976

Seller ID: 23580

Condition: Near Fine


Though the dustjacket is missing, the boards are very handsome without it. The cover shows two medallions -- both combining Massillon's 200th anniversary and the nation's Bicentennial.It's not often seen, especially in such clean appearance. The author SIGNED it too on the title page and dated it October 9, 1976. The book measures 6-1.4" x 9-1/4" and has 194 pages plus back matter. Illustrated with black and white photographs. View more info

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North Carolina's Coastal Carteret County During the American Revolution 1765-1785

By: Kell, Jean Bruyere

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Carteret County, North Carolina, Carteret County Bicentennial Program: 1975

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 259808

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book, a limited edition confined to 2000 copies, but the number and signature have not been filled in. Book is very clean with blue cloth boards and a blue and white map dustjacket. There are no bumps to boards and no names or writing. Pages and page edges very clean and tightly bound. Jacket shows a a light shadow from an old price-sticker at front and a small sticker at back endflap showing original price. Book measures 9"x11-1/2" and has 213 pages. Illustrared with black and white photographs, art and documents. Indexed. View more info

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The Battle of San Jacinto and the San Jacinto Campaign

By: Kemp, L.W.; Kilman, Ed

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1947

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 24514

Condition: Near Fine


Very handsome self-published booklet which is quite desirable for both appearance and content. The booklet is clean and bright and printed on quality paper with handsome illustration. 42 pages. Measures 5"x7-1/2". No names or writing. What's interesting is that the actual battle of San Jacinto lasted only twenty minutes, but had been planned for six YEARS! View more info

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A History of the City of Cleveland Its Settlement, Rise, and Progress 1796-1896

By: Kennedy, James Harrison

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Imperial Press: 1896

Seller ID: 24738

Condition: Very Good


A beautiful rebind (blue buckram) of a pristine book not often seen. The endpapers are also new, but the rest of the book is in its original condition with handsome gilt to top edge of textblock (see last photo). All pages, maps, and fold-outs are in clean condition with no tears and no foxing. Also contains no names of previous owners. Book is illustrated throughout including maps, portraits, and views of various landmarks such as Euclid Avenue which then was Euclid Street. Interestingly enough, the book is numbered 627, but there is no indication of the number of copies printed. I have only ... View more info

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At Custer's Side: The Civil War Writings of James Harvey Kidd (SIGNED)

By: Kidd, James Harvey; Wittenberg, Eric J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, Kent State Univ Press: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27464

ISBN: 0873386876

Condition: Fine


Crisp and clean as new. No bumps to boards, no names or writing, and no chips or tears. Jacket protecred by brand new mylar cover. SIGNED with no personal inscription by the editor on half title page. James Harvery Kidd was a member of the 6th Michigan Cavalry known as the Wolverines. In 1864 he succeeded Custer as commander. Book measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/2" and has 140 pages. View more info

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Springfield & Clark County: An Illustrated History

By: Kinnison, William A.;Dickerson, F. Kenneth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Northridge, Caliofnria, Windsor Publications: 1985

Seller ID: 25357

ISBN: 0897811461

Condition: Fine


Very handsome book, clean and well cared for. no names or writing, no bumps to boards, no tears or chips and no pricelip. Most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Book is amply illustrated with both black and white and color photographs - over 100 in all. Text covers much history of the area. 152 pages. View more info

Image for History of the Maumee Valley Commencing with Its Occupation By the French in 1680  to Which Has Been Added Sketches of Some of the Moral and Material Resources as They Exist in 1872

History of the Maumee Valley Commencing with Its Occupation By the French in 1680 to Which Has Been Added Sketches of Some of the Moral and Material Resources as They Exist in 1872

By: Knapp, H.S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toledo, Ohio, Blade Mammoth Printing & Publishing House: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25349

Condition: Good-plus


Very solid, clean book. Original text rebound in sturdy green cloth with owner's name printed in gilt at bottom of spine.The black title box at spine shows two tiny chips to one outer edge. Illustrated throughout with portraits, though paper has toned on these more than the paper of the text. A legthy history of 687 pages, including back matter. Two ads, for an academy and a jeweler, appear on the last page. View more info

Ohio and Its People

By: Knepper, George W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, Kent State University Press: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 15743A

ISBN: 087338377x

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean, beautiful book measuring 7-1.4"x10". Dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. A comprehensive history of the Buckeye state augmented by photos, maps, and the author's unique perspective which is informed by the fact that Ohio is the westernmost of the eastern states, yet has been historically influenced by both the North and the South. 508 pages. Indexed. View more info

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They Rode for the Lone Star: The Saga of the Texas Rangers the Birth of Texas-The Civil War

By: Knowles, Thomas W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, U.S.A., Taylor Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25955

ISBN: 0878332057

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book with no names or writing and no tears or chips. No bumps to boards and no price clip. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Measures 9"x11-1/2" and has 234 pages including index. Illustrated throughout with art and photographs in both black and white and color. An interesting history of the oldest state law enforcement body in the United States. View more info

Image for Cincinnati Days in History: A Bicentennial Almanac

Cincinnati Days in History: A Bicentennial Almanac

By: Knue, Paul;Berliner, Nancy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A., Cincinnati Post: 1988

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 25259

ISBN: 0933002041

Condition: NEW


Crisp BRAND NEW book. No defect of note. Zero cover lift and pages and page edges pristine. Illustrated with black and white photogrpahs throughout. 211 pages. Wiritten with one entry per day of the year about some historical event in the Queen City. View more info

No Lamb for Slaughter

By: Lamb, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 20287HNC

Condition: Very Good


Book itself is very clean and nice with author's signature and inscription to front free endpaper reading thus, "To Margaret Bylund, With warm personal regards Edward (Ted) Lamb, Toledo, Ohio 1963." Jacket has not been price-clipped, but shows light foxing to white area at back, a small tear at upper back next to spine and small isolated dots of wear to black portion at front. Looks very handsome in brand new mylar cover. Tells the story of the author's involvement in labor unions as an attorney in Toledo, Ohio and the resulting retribution during the age of McCarthyism. Well written... View more info

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General Oglethorpe's Georgia; Colonial Letters 1733-1737; Colonial Letters 1738-1743

By: Lane, Milles (Editor)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Savannah, Georgia, The Beehive Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25329

Condition: Fine in Fine Slipcase


This is a very fine set in beautiful condition. Pristine inside and out with no bumps to boards, no names or writing -- no fault of note. A scholarly, but accessible, work The two volumes together are a personal history of colonial Georgia as seen through the eyes and pen of General James Oglethorpe. Total of 647 pages. View more info

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Fifty Years and Over of Akron and Summit County

By: Lane, Samuel A.

Price: $98.00

Publisher: Ajkron, Ohio, Beacon Job Department: 1892

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 28095

Condition: Very Good


This is the original 1892 issue which has been nicely rebound in sturdy black buckram. One page at front suffered a few small tears to outer edge which were fixed by a previous owner using tape that is very clear and almost unnoticeable. Book iis hefty with1167 pages. Illustrated withalmost 600 engravings -- portraits oif opioneer settlers, prominent citizens, buildings and "ancient and modern views". Contains a wealth of history and biography in an enormous text. View more info

Image for DANCING FOOLS & AND WEARY BLUES  THE GREAT ESCAPE OF THE TWENTIES

DANCING FOOLS & AND WEARY BLUES THE GREAT ESCAPE OF THE TWENTIES

By: LAWRENCE BROER & JOHN WALTHER

Price: $15.00

Publisher: BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY: 1990

Seller ID: 7097

ISBN: 087972-457-9

Condition: FINE


15 ARTICLES ON 191 PAGES PRESENT A VARIED VIEW OF THE 1920S. THEY HELP US SEE THAT THE DECADE WAS MORE THAN THE ROARING TWENTIES OR THE JAZZ AGE View more info