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America's Race Heritage. An account of the diffusion of ancestral stocks in the United States during the three centuries of national expansion and a discussion of its significance
New York: The National Historical Society, 1922. Frontispiece, vii, [2], 337p, illustrations, index. Inscribed and signed by Clinton Stoddard Burr on the front free endpaper. Blue cloth with titling in gilt on the front cover and spine. Corners bumped, spine slightly darkened. In very good condition.
Item #19276
Price: $150.00
Annual report of the American Historical Association for the year 1914. In two volumes.
Washington DC: GPO, 1914. 504p, indexed; 793p. 24cm. Blue cloth with titling in gilt on the spines. Volume two is the index to the papers and annual reports of the American Historical Association for 1884-1914. Corners bumped; small stain at bottom edge front cover of volume one. In very good condition.
Item #10478
Price: $150.00
Charles Francis Adams. American Statesmen Series
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1900. 426p, indexed. 18cm. Blue cloth in gilt. A near fine copy.
Item #10501
Price: $45.00
Diplomatic and Constitutional History. Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical And Political Science. Volume XIX: Diplomatic and Constitutional History.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1901. In seven parts: 177p, 91p, 76p, 98p, 57p, and 144p. 24cm. All bound in blue cloth with titling in gilt on the front cover and spine. Older former library copy with spine label and bookplate of the Department of Commerce on the front cover pastedown; corners bumped, spine ends worn, slightly rubbed; hinges reinforced; endpapers chipped. Contains: I-III: American Relations in the Pacific and the Far East 1784-1900. IV-V: State Activities in Relation to Labor in the United States. VI-VII: The History of Suffrage in Virginia. VIII-IX: The Maryland Constitution of 1864. X: Life of Commissary James Blair, Founder of William and Mary College. XI-XII: Governor Thomas H. Hicks of Maryland and the Civil War. In very good condition.
Item #20752
Price: $100.00
The Eagle and the Shield: A History of the Great Seal of the United States.
Washington DC: GPO, 1976 (1978). Frontis, xliv, 637p, illustrations, bibliography, indexed. 26cm. Blue cloth; titling in gilt. Inscribed by Richardson Dougall. Minor spotting on top edge; otherwise a near fine copy.
Item #8631
Price: $45.00
The history and government of the United States, with special articles by Theodore Roosevelt, James Cardinal Gibbons, George F. Hoar, James P. Bryce, Grover Cleveland and others. (4 volumes)
New York: The University Society, 1903. Frontispiece, 370p, illustrations; frontispiece, pp. 371-828; frontispiece, pp. 829-1248; frontispiece, xviii, 475p, illustrations, index. 23 cm. Uniform blue cloth with an illustration of the capitol dome stamped on the front covers; titling in gilt on the spine. Spines, corners rubbed; short tear in the joint cloth of volume four as well as small puncture in the spine; title page in volume two partially pulled; bookplate in each volume on the front cover pastedown; still, in very good condition overall.
Item #21381
Price: $150.00
History of the Late War between the United States and Great Britain : Comprising a Minute Account of the Various Military and Naval Operations.
Baltimore: Cushing and Jewett, John D. Toy Printer, 1818. Frontis, xxiv, 348p, illustrations. 18cm. Forth edition, revised and corrected. Leather covers with black morocco spine label in gilt. Leather is dry; front cover detached; staining and foxing. In good condition only.
Item #13436
Price: $150.00
The History of the United States of America from the Discovery of the Continent to the Organization of Government under the Federal Constitution. 1497-1789. Revised Edition in Three Volumes [Volumes 1 and 2 only].
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1860. Volume 1: 572p; volume 2: 578p. 24cm. Publisher's stamped brown cloth with titling in gilt on the spine; top edge gilt. Title page of volume one crudely opened, torn at the fore edge; spines faded. Prior owner's neat signature on the front free endpapers; bookplates on front cover paste down. In very good condition. Volume one Colonial, 1497-1688; volume two, Colonial 1663-1773.
Item #17325
Price: $75.00
A History of the United States of America, on a Plan Adapted to the Capacity of Youth, and Designed to Aid the Memory by Systematic Arrangement and Interesting Associations, Illustrated by Engravings
Bellows Falls, Vt. J. I. Cutler and Co., Publishers, 1831. 296p, [20p. list of questions], illustration. 15cm. Backed in leather with paper covered boards and titling. Boards chipped at the corners and edges, especially the bottom board; foxing. A good copy. Scarce.
Item #19257
Price: $85.00
John Fitzgerald Kennedy...As We Remember Him.
New York: Atheneum, 1965. 240p, illustrations. 32x33cm. First edition. Brown cloth; dust jacket. Minor non-detracting staining on the bootom cover; jacket slightly chipped. In better than very good condition.
Item #14740
Price: $65.00
Letters of a Nation; a collection of extraordinary American letters.
New York: Kodansha International, 1997. First edition. xlviii, 446p, indexed. 23cm. Blue cloth back and white paper boards, titling in silver on the spine; dust jacket. Inscribed by the author. As new/As new.
Item #153
Price: $40.00
Life in the Eighteenth Century. A Little History of Colonial Life
New York: A. S. Barnes & Company, 1905. Frontispiece, 264p, illustrations, index. 20cm. First edition. Bound in blue cloth with gilt decoration and titling on the front cover, titling in gilt on the spine. Slightly cocked; two corners slightly bumped; minor wear to spine ends; small non detracting stain o front cover; gift inscription on the front cover pastedown. In very good condition.
Item #19275
Price: $65.00
Memoirs of His Own Time With Reminiscences of the Men and Events of the Revolution.
Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1846. xxiv, 13-504, indexed. 24cm. Rebound in blue buckram, titling in gilt on the spine. Scattered foxing. A very attractive copy in very good condition.
Item #7864
Price: $100.00
Memorial Addresses in the Congress of the United States and Tributes in Eulogy of John Fitzgerald Kennedy; Late a President of the United States.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1964. [3], 911p, indexed. 26cm. Black cloth over boards, titling in gilt on the front cover and spine. Minor abrasions on bottom cover, corners bumped, slightly soiled. In very good condition.
Item #20714
Price: $15.00
National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Americans: Orators, Statesmen, Naval and military Heroes, Jurists, Authors, Etc. from Original Full Length Paintings by Alonzo Chappel with Biographical and Historical Narrative. (2 volumes)
New York: Johnson, Fry & Company, (1861). Double frontispiece, vii, [1], 616p, illustrations; iv, 598p, illustrations. 30cm. Edition deluxe. Beveled maroon morocco, with covers bordered in gilt rules, floriated gilt corners, and centered floriated gilt design; five gilt ruled raised bands comprising two title panels and four gilt panels; gilt turn-ins; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Covers scuffed, rubbed. In very good condition.
Item #19301
Price: $600.00
A pictorial description of the United States; embracing the history, geographical position, agricultural and mineral resources, population, manufacturers, commerce, and sketches of cities, towns, public buildings, &c., &c., of each state and territory of the union. Interspersed with revolutionary and other interesting incidents connected with the early settlement of the country. New edition, revised and enlarged.
New York: By the author, 1852. frontispiece, engraved title page, 648p, illustrations, [13p catalog, [2p]]. 25cm. Red cloth with gilt illustrations and titling on the front cover and spine, gilt illustration on the bottom cover. Damp stain along bottom edge, occasional damp staining on top edge; covers faded at edges, spine faded, but titling evident; light stain on bottom board. Bookplate on front cover pastedown. In good condition.
Item #17334
Price: $85.00
The Pre-Columbian Discovery of America by the Northmen
Albany, NY: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1890. 196p, index. 24 cm. Bound in dark green cloth with black morocco spine label in gilt. Older former library copy with all markings. Spine label chipped, spine ends, corners frayed and skinned. In better than good condition.
Item #21534
Price: $45.00
The Republican Court or American Society in the Days of Washington.
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1855. Frontis, 408p, plates, indexed. 29cm. Red leather with decorations in blind and gilt with the spine in gilt panels and raised bands; gilt turn-ins; all edges gilt. Corners and spine rubbed; front cover detached. Ingood condition.
Item #10343
Price: $125.00
Tales About the United States, Geographical, Political and Historical with Comparative Views of Other Countries. Third edition. Peter Parley.
Tales About the United States, Geographical, Political and Historical with Comparative Views of Other Countries. Third edition.
London: Printed for Thomas Tegg and Son, 1838. Frontis, engraved title page, 285p, maps. 14cm. Stamped green cloth. titling in gilt on the front cover and spine; bookplate of Lord Feversham. Former library copy with stamp in black on the front free endpaper, prior owner's neat signature on the front cover paste down, corners bumped, wear to spine ends, front hinge starting; still an attractive copy in very good condition.
Item #10297
Price: $125.00
Tammany Hall.
New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1928. First edition. Frontis, xxi, [4], 586p, bibliography, indexed. Black cloth over boards, figure of cat head embossed on the front cover, titling in gilt on the spine; teg. Minor shelf wear, small smudge on fore-edge. In very good condition.
Item #165
Price: $30.00
Thomas Jefferson : an address before Columbus Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
np: nd (ca 1930). 19p. 23cm. Gray wrappers. Edges faded; slight tobacco smell. In very good condition.
Item #13364
Price: $60.00
Two Great Scouts and their Pawnee Battalion: The Experience of Frank J. North and Luther H. North, Pioneers in the Great West, 1856-1882, and their defence of the building of the Union Pacific Railroad
Cleveland, OH: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1928. Map frontis, 299p, indexed. 25cm. Red cloth; titling in gilt; teg. A contemporary ex library copy with markings; corners lightly bumped; lightly rubbed; slightly soiled; still in very good condition.
Item #8668
Price: $125.00
Washington Bowed
Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1956. 31p, illustration. 21cm. First edition. Blue paper boards; dust jacket. Inscribed by Theodore McKeldin, then Governor of Maryland, to Sterling Noel, editor of the News Post & American. An ex library copy from the News Post & American Library with several ink stamps; cover slightly faded, jacket chipped, faded; still in very good condition.
Item #4296
Price: $20.00
The Works of John Fiske [6 volumes]
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1901. American Revolution ( 2 volumes): frontispiece, 344p, 8 maps; 305p, 6 maps, index. Discovery of America (2 volumes) 516p, illustrations, maps, fold out maps; fold out map frontispiece, 631p, illustrations, fold out maps, maps, index. Old Virginia and Her Neighbors (2 volumes): map frontispiece, 318p, 2 maps; map frontispiece, 421p, 2 maps, index. 20cm. Uniform bindings of three quarter calf and marbled paper boards with gilt rules, gilt decorated spines with brown morocco title labels; top edge gilt; ribbon markers. Not all pages cut. Fore edge of a few cut pages chipped; slightly bumped corners, two corners skinned; two tissue guards browned; printed numbers in black on small white labels on the bottm cover pastedowns. An almost fine, beautifully bound set.
Item #19756
Price: $400.00