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History of the United States of America During the Administrations of James Madison 1809-1817, Adams, Henry
1 Adams, Henry History of the United States of America During the Administrations of James Madison 1809-1817
No defects in book, appears unread. Slipcase is slightly soiled. . Covers both of James Madison's administrations, two volumes in one. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 1435 pages. U3 The Library of America 1986 1st Edition Thus. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine 31291 
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History of the United States of America During the Administrations of Thomas Jefferson, Adams, Henry
2 Adams, Henry History of the United States of America During the Administrations of Thomas Jefferson
No defects. Book is As New, appears unread. Includes slightly soiled ivory slipcase. . Covers the years 1801-1809. This is the first Library of American printing, stated. . Library of America Series Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 1308 pages. A1 Library of America 1986 1st Edition Thus. 1st Printing Hardcover As New 31328 
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A Narrative of The Proceedings of the Black People During the Late Awful Calamity in Philadelphia in the Year 1793, Allen, Richard & Absalom Jones
3 Allen, Richard & Absalom Jones A Narrative of The Proceedings of the Black People During the Late Awful Calamity in Philadelphia in the Year 1793
This is a side-stapled booklet with illustrated card covers, 42 p. A little rubbing to card covers, no other defects. . Describes the great yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia in 1793. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 42 pages. T3 Independence National Historical Park 1993 Reprint Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 27683 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Crossed Swords, Alloway, Mrs. Clement
4 Alloway, Mrs. Clement Crossed Swords
Decorated crimson cloth covers are mildly stained, rubbed, bumped. Gilt is dulled on spine, less so on front cover. Owner name on front pastedown, back cover starting to crack. Pages are clean and unmarked. . Historical novel about the American Revolutionary war, specifically about the fifth seige of Quebec by the Continental troops. A decent copy of the first edition of this stirring tale. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 391 pages. C5 Toronto. Toronto William Briggs 1912 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 21359 
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Oath of Allegiance to the State of New Hampshire and to the United States, 1776, Anon.
5 Anon. Oath of Allegiance to the State of New Hampshire and to the United States, 1776
No defects. This is a single sheet, folded in the center and printed on two sides. Printed on handmade paper on the occasion of the Dedication of the Lilly Library, October 3, 1960. On one side is printed a facsimile of the First Oath of Allegiance; on the other is a description of the oath and its significance. . Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall. 1 pages. T2 Bloomington, IN. Bloomington, IN Lilly Library, Indiana U. 1960 Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 27483 
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Connecticut Shore Lines, Carter, Leverett E. & Helena Sexauer (Illus. )
6 Carter, Leverett E. & Helena Sexauer (Illus. ) Connecticut Shore Lines
Ivory card covers are somewhat sunned, no other defects. . Stapled card covers. This is a limited edition, copy number 223. Down-home New England poetry, describing "town characters and events with brevity and humor." Self-published. Laid in is an sheet that announces the publication; this doubles as an errata sheet. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the Preface page. Scarce. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 64 pages. Signed by Author. T4 Pontiac, Michigan. Pontiac, Michigan Self Published 1970 1st Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 27582 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Revolution and the Word  The Rise of the Novel in America, Davidson, Cathy N.
7 Davidson, Cathy N. Revolution and the Word The Rise of the Novel in America
Blindstamp of former owner on title page, no other defects. Dust jacket is price-clipped, no other defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. A beautiful copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 333 pages. K1 Oxford University Press 1987 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 30837 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Honor to George Washington and 16 Readings, Dr. Albert Bushnell Hart
8 Dr. Albert Bushnell Hart Honor to George Washington and 16 Readings
Side-stapled leaves with illustrated paper cover. Front cover has a corner crease, short tear at spine, staple has torn through at top. Contents are excellent. Dimensions are 12 x 9 inches. This memorial to George Washington on the bicentennial of his birth consists of 16 pamphlets of varying length bound together into one book. Each pamphlet was written by a different person. They treat Washington from various points of view: (1) Frontier Background of Washington's Career; (2) Washington: The Man of Mind; (3) Tributes to Washington; (4) Washington the Farmer; (5) Washington as a Religious Man; (6) Washington the Colonial and National Statesman; (7) Washington and the Constitution; (8) Washington as President; (9) Washington, Proprietor of Mount Vernon; (10) Washington the Military Man; (11) Washington the Traveler; (12) Washington the Business Man; (13) Washington as Engineer and City Builder; (14) Washington's Home and Fraternal Life; (15) (Not in Print) ; (16) Classified Washington Bibliography. All readings are stapled into a single cover. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 198 pages. B0 United States George Washington Bicentennial Commission 1931 1st Edition Paperback Very Good 31490 
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The Lake Guns of Seneca and Cayuga and Eight Other Plays of Upstate New York, Drummond, A. M. / Gard, Robert E. , Eds
9 Drummond, A. M. / Gard, Robert E. , Eds The Lake Guns of Seneca and Cayuga and Eight Other Plays of Upstate New York
No defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . SIGNED ON TITLE PAGE by editor Drummond, who is also the author of the play named in the title. Regional plays set in upstate New York. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 273 pages. Signed by One Author. B3 Ithaca. Ithaca Cornell U Press 1942 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 17148 
Price: 30.00 USD
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East Providence, RI, East Providence Historical Society
10 East Providence Historical Society East Providence, RI
Trade paperback bound in glossy paper covers that are a bit rubbed. No other defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . A pictorial history of East Providence, Rhode Island. The b/w photos have significant captions, no other text. Printed on coated paper, a beautiful copy. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 128 pages. I2 Arcadia Pub 1997 0752402714 / 9780752402710 Paperback Fine 29898 
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The Unvanquished, Fast, Howard
11 Fast, Howard The Unvanquished
Jacket has small chips and tears, mostly at extremities of spine. All four corners are clipped, but price of $2.50 is on back panel. Spine and back panel are a bit soiled. Front panel is bright and attractive, showing George Washington on his horse, looking over his ragged army, jacket now protected with mylar. Spine and margins of gray cloth covers are lightly sunned, else Fine. . Historical novel of the American Revolution. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 316 pages. K1 Duell, Sloan and Pearce 1942 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 23350 
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Vital Records of Lincoln Massachusetts to the Year 1850, Foster, F. Apthorp (Ed. ) & New England Historic Genealogical Society
12 Foster, F. Apthorp (Ed. ) & New England Historic Genealogical Society Vital Records of Lincoln Massachusetts to the Year 1850
Lightly rubbed at extremities of original tan cloth covers, covers very slightly soiled, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Birth and death records and occasional other information about the residents of Lincoln, Mass. From the beginnings of the town to 1850. Invaluable for geneological study. This is the first edition, a handsome copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 170 pages. I5 Boston. Boston New England Historic Genealogical Society 1908 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 22802 
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Launching the "Extended Republic"  The Federalist Era, Hoffman, Ronald &  Peter J. Albert
13 Hoffman, Ronald & Peter J. Albert Launching the "Extended Republic" The Federalist Era
No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Nine papers address aspects of the general topic, Index. A beautiful copy. . United States Capitol Historical Society Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 397 pages. A3 University of Virginia Press 1996 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 31403 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Boston: a Social History, Howard, Brett
14 Howard, Brett Boston: a Social History
Jacket is lightly rubbed, a couple of scratches to back panel, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . Illustrated with old prints and photographs in b/w. Notes, biblliography, index, 337p. A comprehensive social history of one of America's oldest cities. A handsome copy of the first edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 337 pages. A3 New York. New York Hawthorn 1976 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 15040 
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The French, the Indians, and George Rogers Clark in the Illinois Territory Proceedings of an Indiana American Revolution Bicentennial Symposium, Indiana Historical Society
15 Indiana Historical Society The French, the Indians, and George Rogers Clark in the Illinois Territory Proceedings of an Indiana American Revolution Bicentennial Symposium
A bit of rubbing to paper covers, else Fine. . Five papers, on 17th century French settlers and settlements in Illinois Country, George Rogers Clark, the American Revolution West of the Appalachians, especially Detroit; Maps of Clark's Illinois Campaign, and the Old Northwest and the Peace Negotiations. . Proceedings of an Indiana American Revolution Bicentennial Symposium Series. Textbook. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 105 pages. K1 Indianapolis. Indianapolis Indiana Historical Society 1977 Softcover Near Fine 23362 
Price: 11.50 USD
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This Land of Ours:   The Acquisition and Disposition of the Public Domain, Indiana Historical Society
16 Indiana Historical Society This Land of Ours: The Acquisition and Disposition of the Public Domain
No defects. Pages are crisp, tight, unmarked; book appears unread. . Five papers treating aspects of the general topic, with particular emphasis on Indiana and the Ohio Valley. . Papers Presented at an Indiana American Revolution Bicentennial Symposium Series. Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 126 pages. K1 Indianapolis. Indianapolis Indiana Historical Society 1978 Softcover Fine 23361 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Benjamin Franklin: an American Life (In Slipcase), Isaacson, Walter
17 Isaacson, Walter Benjamin Franklin: an American Life (In Slipcase)
Book is in mint condition, as is the brown slipcase. No defects of any kind, book is new and unread. . This is the gorgeous Folio Society edition of an important biography of one of the most important men in Colonial America. Quarter-bound in crimson cloth with printed paper-covered front cover.. Includes a frontispiece and 16 pages of plates, all in full color and printed on coated paper. Brown slipcase is also in perfect condition. New. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 500 pages. T1 London. London The Folio Society 2008 Hardcover New with no dust jacket 27423 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Kegley's Virginia Frontier The Beginning of the Southwest; the Roanoke of Colonial Days; 1740-1783 with Maps and Illustrations, Kegley, F. B.
18 Kegley, F. B. Kegley's Virginia Frontier The Beginning of the Southwest; the Roanoke of Colonial Days; 1740-1783 with Maps and Illustrations
Olive buckram covers with bright gilt titles to front cover and spine, spine somewhat faded. Minor insect damage, where the color was nibbled off the covers, foxing to page ends. Hinges starting to crack but binding is tight and solid. Bookplate of former owner to both pastedowns, some spotting and soil to endpapers. Contents are excellent; pages are clean and unmarked. . Much reprinted history of the last four decades of Colonial Southwest Virginia. Includes nine folding maps and dozens of other illustrations. With a highly detailed index, the book is invaluable for genealogical research related to the area. This is the first printing, #414 of the printing, limited to 1000 copies. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 786 pages. H6 Roanoke, VA. Roanoke, VA Southwest Virginia Historical Society 1938 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good 29846 
Price: 300.00 USD
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Sketches of Early Bethlehem, Myers, Richmond E.
19 Myers, Richmond E. Sketches of Early Bethlehem
Jacket has light edgewear and soil, still bright and attractive, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . This is not the Biblical Bethlehem, but the Moravian one, located in Pennsylvania. It consists of a selection from columns from the Allentown Sunday Call-Chronicle from 1963-1981.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 200 pages. I3 The Moravian College Alumni Association 1982 1st Edition. Later Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 29914 
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Revolutionary America, Powers, Deborah Stanley
20 Powers, Deborah Stanley Revolutionary America
Front cover has slight corner crease, taped 1/2-inch tear to bottom edge. Contents are Fine. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked, book appears unread. . Exhibition catalog published by the Lilly Library on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the American Declaration of Independence. 223 items are listed and described, including letters, addresses, broadsides, books, etc., many of which are reproduced. Printed on coated paper. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 171 pages. C4 The Lilly Library, Indiana University 1976 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 28886 
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