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The Men and the Mills

By: Andrews, Mildred Gwin

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Mercer University Press: 1989

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 30913

ISBN: 0865542899


Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 367 pp. in beige hardcover. Bright, crisp, tight book. No names or markings. In like jacket. View more info

Image for The Pyramid: The Officlal Organ of the Imperial Council Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine of North and South America and Its Jurisdictions; First Quarter, 1950.

The Pyramid: The Officlal Organ of the Imperial Council Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine of North and South America and Its Jurisdictions; First Quarter, 1950.

By: Brown, Paul E. X. (editor)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Raymond E. Jackson: 1950

Seller ID: 30113


Very Good; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Light soil, previous owner's name and adress, on back cover. View more info

A Book of Old Maps Delineating American History from the Earliest Days Down to the Close of the Revolutionary War

By: Fite, Emerson D. ; Freeman, Archibald (editors)

Price: $34.20

Publisher: Arno Press: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18042


Very Good in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 299 pages, bound in brown faux leather. Bump at head of spine; front joint (outer hinge) lightly creased. Clean, square, tight binding. Interior bright & unmarked. Good to Very Good jacket rubbed along edges, several short tears. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. View more info

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A Concise History, of the Efforts to Obtain an Extension of Suffrage In Rhode Island; from the Year 1811 to 1848; and the Dorr War.

By: Frieze, Jacob

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Jacob Frieze: 1912

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 29312


Very Good-; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 154 pages, bound in brown cloth.Good to Very Good book. Moderate rubbing to extremities; top edge worn w/ some fraying; corner tips soft. "Compliments of Lyman B. Frieze" (most likely Jacob's son) written at top of title page. Light foxing on preliminary pages.Interior pages clean, bright. View more info

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Black Cameos

By: Kennedy, R. Emmet

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Albert & Charles Boni: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28269


Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 210 pages in green cloth; black-stamped design;plain endpapers.Clean,b right cover,f irm binding, sharp corners. Cloth slightly rippled. Interior clean, unmarked. Dust jacket has 2" x 3" loss at to of back panel; damp stain on spine; several chips. Front panel intact. Original price of $2.50 on jacket. Stories & spirituals taken from author's observations of Negro life in southern Louisiana. Pa... View more info

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Transformation of the African American Intelligentsia, 1880–2012

By: Kilson, Martin

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 2014

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30884

ISBN: 0674283546


Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; SIGNED with brief personalized inscription by author Martin Kilson. 220 pp. bound in black cloth; illustrated with black & white photos. Bright, crisp, tight book. In Very Good + jacket, crisp, clean. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Voices of Freedom Amistad Curriculum.

By: LEARN; Connecticut Historical Society; Amistad America

Price: $22.50

Publisher: LEARN: 2000

Seller ID: 29433


Near Fine; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Old Lyme, CT; 35 pp., wire spiral binding. Curriculum uses the events of the Amistad affair to teach American history, slavery, abolition, racism, black agency, concepts of liberty and justice. Includes elementary, middle school and high shool lesson plans. Mild wear on back cover. Pages crisp, clean, unmarked. View more info

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The Pictorial Field Book of the Revolution: Or, Illustrations, by Pen and Pencil, of the History, Biography, Scenery, Relics and Traditions of the War for Independence (2 Volumes)

By: Lossing, Benson J.

Price: $56.70

Publisher: Caratzas Brothers: 1976

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 29152


Near Fine; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Two volumes, bound in blue cloth. 773, 772 pages, respectively. No dust jackets or slipcase. Not numbered. Clean, tightly bound, sharp corners. Light wear at spine ends. Crisp interior. No names or markings. View more info

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George Washington Slept Here; Colonial Revivals and American Culture, 1876-1986

By: Marling, Karal Ann

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1988

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27913

ISBN: 0674349512


Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Crisp, clean, tight book; no previous owner names. Remainder mark top edge of text block. In bright, clean jacket (tiny nick at head of spine). Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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The Letters of Eleazar Wheelock's Indians

By: McCallum, James Dow

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Dartmouth College: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28389

ISBN: 0874510031


Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 327 pages, bound in berry colored cloth, beveled edges. Bright clean cover; firmly bound. Interior age-toned, clean, unmarked. Detectable pipe tobacco odor. Jacket Fair to Good only -- spine darkened; large chips, esp, top edge. Original price of $4.00 inact on flap. Edited from the original letters of Eleazar Wheelock, founder of Dartmouth College and a champion of educating and, especially, Chr... View more info

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Torn Between Two Lands: Armenians in America 1890 to World War I

By: Mirak, Robert

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1987

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 13786

ISBN: 0674895401


Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 364 pages in red cloth. SIGNED with personalized inscription by the author. Book with bright cover and firm binding, shows modest wear at spine ends. Interior clean, tight, unmarked. Jacket with light edge wear, one shallow tear.; Packaged with care. View more info

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The Man Who Elected Lincoln

By: Monaghan, Jay

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14415


Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 334 pages in full red cloth. Bright, crisp copy with trace of wear at spine ends. Crisp clean jacket, striking jacket art, shallow chipping at head of spine.. Original price of $4.50 intact on flap. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. View more info

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John Peter Zenger and Freedom of the Press

By: Rutherfurd, Livingston; Bell, James B., (editor).

Price: $27.00

Publisher: A. Colish, Inc.: 1984

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 27774


Fine; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1 of 1200 copies printed in this special limited edition published for the Friends of A. Colish. One quarter leather binding with printed paper covered boards. 71 pages; illustrated with several plates. Fine with a trace of rubbing at corner tips. Crisp,clean, tight. Publisher's note laid-in, describing this edition; signed by Jerry Kelly, designer and principal of A. Colish, Inc. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

Image for Spanish-American War Nurses: Report of the Annual Meeting; 23 issues from 1930-1952.

Spanish-American War Nurses: Report of the Annual Meeting; 23 issues from 1930-1952.

By: Simms, Eva W. (recorder); Florence M. Kelly; Edith A. Rivoli; Margaret M. Cumming; et. sl.

Price: $133.16

Publisher: Spanish-American War Nurses: 1930

Seller ID: 28253


Very Good+; Softcover; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 24 reports of the Spanish-American War Nurses annual meeting. Includes ephemera such as Programs from the 1930, '33, '35, and '38 meetings, ballot form from 1930, complete Roster from 1940; By-laws and Constitution from 1938. Reports include typical format of President's Address, Secretary's, Treasurer's and Committee reports; Correspondence; mutual-aid information; Reports from various chapters such as Camp Roosevelt, C... View more info

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Poland Discovers America; Volume I

By: Uminski, Sigmund H

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Polish Publication Society of America: 1972

Seller ID: 29193


Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Volume I only, 117 pages, bound in blue cloth. Bright clean cover; tightly bound. Light wear to spine ends. Previous owner's name stamped on bottom edge of text block. Pages clean, unmarked. In jacket with chipping at head of spine, edges. BONUS BOOK: Poles in American History and Tradition by Joseph A. Wytrwal, Endurance Press, 1969 First Edition, Hardcover in Good plus condition. ; The Poles in the ... View more info