Category: American History


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Western Farm and City Mortgages

By: N/A

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Boston, Lombard Investment Company: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2582

Softcover; stapled at spine. A nice, clean copy without previous owner's names or any other markings. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 64 pages View more info

Harper's Weekly. A Journal of Civilization. Vol. VII for the Year 1863.

By: N/A

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1863

Seller ID: 2920

Rebound in maroon cloth with gilt particulars to spine. Significant moisture mark extending across lower 2/3 of text block visible at fore edge. Title page reinforced at edges. Numerous taped repairs and foxing throughout. Pages 51/52 and 61/62 seem to have been interchanged. Losses to pages 163, 417, 420 and 827 affecting text. Losses to pages 819 and 821 affecting text and image. Nevertheless, a tight copy. Includes a portrait and obituary of Stonewall Jackson and cove... View more info

Image for Revised Regulations for the Army of the United States, 1861. With a full index.

Revised Regulations for the Army of the United States, 1861. With a full index.

By: Authority of the War Department

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.G.L. Brown: 1861

Seller ID: 2404

Bound in blue cloth with eagle symbol of E Pluribus Unum blind-stamped to both boards. Worn boards. Fading gilt title and eagle symbol to spine. Wear and tear to head and tail of spine. Rubbed corners. An otherwise still an attractive copy free from markings to text. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 559 pages View more info

Image for Ciudad Santa Fe, Spanish Domination, 1610-1821

Ciudad Santa Fe, Spanish Domination, 1610-1821

By: F. Stanley

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Denver, The World Press, Inc.: 1958

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2218

First edition signed, No. 208 of limited edition of 500. Dust jacket. Signed in pen to title page.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; ix, 412 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Journal of Major George Washington sent by the HOn. Robert Dinwiddie to the commendant of the French Forces in Ohio

By: George Washington

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Joseph Sabin: 1865

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 3029

No. 122 of only 250 copies. Numbered and initialed by Joseph Sabin in red ink. Original wraps. Front cover detached. Uncut. Folding map of the "Western Parts of the Colony of Virginia as far as the Mississippi" to front of book. ; Sabin's Reprints; Vol. 1; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 46 pages; Signed by Editor View more info

Life of Captain Nathan Hale, the martyr-spy of the American revolution

By: I.W. Stuart

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Hartford, F. A. Brown: 1856

Seller ID: 3024

Green cloth with blind stamping and gilt decoration to front cover. Gilt particulars and decoration to spine. Faded spine. Loss to head and tail of spine. Front hinge beginning. Bookplates removed from front pastedown. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; [xii],14-230,[i] pages View more info

The life and work of James A. Garfield, twentieth president of the United States: embracing an account of the scenes and incidents of his boyhood; the struggles of his youth; the might of his early manhood; his valor as a soldier; his career as a statesman; his election to the presidency; and the tragic story of his death.

By: John Clark Ridpath

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Philadelphia, Chicago & Kansas City, Jones Brothers and Company: 1882

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3084

Scarce signed copy of the deluxe memorial edition. Full brown morocoo with decorative gilt title and blind stamping to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine. All edges gilt. Wear to fore edge corners. Patterned endpapers. Free front fly is inscribed "To my friend/Mrs. Myrtle S. Bassett/John Clark Ridpath" dated 5/5/1882. A nice clean copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; x, 11-795 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Memoirs of a Maryland Volunteer. War with Mexico in the years 1846-7-8.

By: John R. Kenly

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1873

Seller ID: 3217

Beveled green cloth boards with black decorative stamping to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine. General all over wear. Wear to corners. Damage to rear cover. Rear gutter cracked. Textblock is clean without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 521 pages View more info

Captain William Kidd and Others of the Pirates or Buccanneers Who Ravaged the Seas, the Islands, and the Continents of America Two Hundred Years Ago.

By: John S.C. Abbott

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2603

Red decorated cloth, embossed covers. Rifle to spine. Double-page frontispiece. 6 black-and-white plates. "American Pioneers and Patriots" series. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 373 pages View more info

Selected Speeches of President Lyndon B. Johnson (set of 8)

By: Lyndon B. Johnson

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1965

Seller ID: 3241

With typed letter dated 12/9/1965 from W. Marvin Watson, the special assistant to the president, to Hamilton Forman of Ft. Lauderdale, which reads "As historians begin to judge the events of 1965, much consideration will be focused on the words of the President speaking to the world on problems of our time and America's hopes for the future. Because of your proven interest in the affairs of this government, the President has asked that you receive aselection [sic] of... View more info

Personal Memoirs of P.H. Sheridan (2 vol. Set)

By: Phillip Henry Sheridan

Price: $600.00

Publisher: New York, Charles L. Webster: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2793

Green cloth with gilt title and decoration of equestrian Sheridan to front board. Particulars in gilt to spine. Front fly of Vol. 1 inscribed by "E.S. Godfrey; Capt. 7th Cavalry; "Tactical Board"; Washington D.C.; Dec. 1st 1888" in his exuberant hand. Page 21 also bears Godfrey's signature. All maps present and intact. A clean, bright copy.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xiii, 500; xi, 486 pages; Signed by Notable Personage, Related View more info

A Proclamation of Queen Anne for Settling and Ascertaining the Current Rates of Foreign Coins in America A broadside printed by Charles Bill in London 1704

By: Queen Anne

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Charles F. Heartman: 1919

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2940

1 of only 50 copies printed on Japanese vellum. Three-quarter black morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Front hinge beginning. Some wear to covers, however interior is very clean. Marbled endpapers. Folio foldout facsimile of proclamation broadside to front of book with text repeated to subsequent pages Heartman states: "The Broadside reprinted on following pages is one of the earliest printed records relating to the money of the... View more info

The Army Air Forces in World War II (7 vol. set)

By: W.F. Craven & J.L. Cate (editors)

Price: $485.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Univerisity of Chicago: 1958

Edition: First Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 2975

Mylar wrapped dust jackets. A very nice clean, complete set without previous owners' names or other markings. Please expect extra postage. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info