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Peter Oliver's Origin and Progress of the American Rebellion, A Tory View

By: Adair, Douglass & John A. Schutz (eds.)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Stanford, Stanford University Press: 1977

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 022471

Condition: Very Good


175pp. Revised Edition, reprint. Original pictorial wraps. Frontispiece portrait of Oliver. Light soil. Ownership inscriptions to the half title. Creasing to the front cover and the prelims. View more info

Charles Francis Adams 1835-1915, An Autobiography

By: Adams, Charles Francis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1919

Edition: Sixth Impression.

Seller ID: 006260

Condition: Very Good


224pp. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Top edge gilt. Corners bumped, one corner rubbed through. Some surface scuffing to the boards. Gift inscription to the front free endpaper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The March of Democracy, The Rise of the Union

By: Adams, James Truslow

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1932

Seller ID: 020242

Condition: Very Good


428pp. Patterned endpapers. Illustrated. Corners gently bumped. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Light soil to the back cover. View more info

The Adams Family

By: Adams, James Truslow

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, The Literary Guild: 1930

Edition: Early Edition.

Seller ID: 006258

Condition: Very Good


364pp. Illustrated. Bottom corners bumped. Some discoloration to the cloth. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Epic of America

By: Adams, James Truslow

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021936

Condition: Good


433pp. 1st Edition. Original blue cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt. Illustrated with woodcut headpieces for each chapter. This work was an international best seller and listed in Life Magazine's 100 outstanding books of 1924-1944. Adams also won the Pulitzer for the first volume of his important history of New England. Front board foxed. Faint stain to the heel of the spine. Corners bumped. Ownership inscriptions to the front free endpaper. The jacket is in pieces and chipped at the edges, but housed in mylar. View more info

The Gateway to American History

By: Adams, Randolph G.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1938

Seller ID: 016374

Condition: Good


176pp. + large folding plate. Nicely illustrated with vintage antiquarian cuts. Ex-school library with some of the usual markings. Cloth unevenly faded. Top corners bumped. The jacket is heavily chipped and torn at the edges. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets

By: Addams, Jane

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1910

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 70

Condition: Very Good


162pp. + 4pp. ads. Original blue cloth, titles stamped in gilt. Corners bumped and rubbed, but not rubbed through. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Jane Addams, A Centennial Reader

By: Addams, Jane

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, MacMillan Co.: 1960

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 020861

Condition: Good


330pp. Early Edition. Original red cloth with lettering stamped in gray and gilt foil. Illustrated. Ex-church library with the usual markings. Corners bumped. Jacket scuffed and edgeworn with an open tear at the head of the spine extending into the top edge of the back panel. View more info

The Kennedy Wit

By: Adler, Bill (ed.)

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Gramercy Books: 1964

Edition: Probable 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 007223

Condition: Near Fine


83pp. Illustrated. One corner gently bumped. A couple of small closed tears to the jacket. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Unquiet Years, U.S.A. 1945-1955

By: Agar, Herbert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1957

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009484

Condition: Very Good


176pp. Corners gently bumped. The jacket is tape repaired on the verso in several spots. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Pride of Obsession: The Unusual Life of Christopher Columbus

By: Aizenstat, A.J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Jose, Writers Club Press: 2001

Seller ID: 006335

Condition: Near Fine


346pp. Only traces of wear. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Good Provider, H.J. Heinz and His 57 Varieties

By: Alberts, Robert C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020985

Condition: Near Fine


297pp. Illustrated. Pictorial endpapers. Two corners bumped. Several small closed tears to the top edge of the jacket. View more info

FDR, 1882-1945

By: Alsop, Joseph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Gramercy Books: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005774

Condition: Fine


256pp. Illustrated. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Utah, the Storied Domain; A Documentary History of Utah's Eventful Career Comprising the Thrilling Story of Her People from the Indians of Yesterday to the Industrialists of Today

By: Alter, J. Cecil

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chicago, The American Historical Society: 1932

Seller ID: 021532

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes, complete. 509pp. + 589pp. + 581pp. Original faux leather brown cloth, all edges marbled (as issued), pioneer motifs stamped in blind on all of the bindings. Marbled endpapers. Illustrated. Alter was the Utah State History Director from 1926-1941. Although some of his other work appears in Wright Howe's important work on Americana and the Flake Bibliography, there are no listings of this title in either of those fine references. According to the introduction, it was not Alter's goal to discuss the role of Mormonism in the development of the state's history since that had b... View more info

Nixon: Volume 1--The Education of a Politician 1913-1962

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster Touchstone: 1987

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 006332

Condition: Near Fine


752pp. Illustrated. Traces of wear to the wraps. Probably unread. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Eisenhower; Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect 1890-1952

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1983

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 022522

Condition: Very Good


637pp. Map endpapers. Illustrated. Ownership and gift inscriptions to the half title. Two corners bumped. Some creasing to the jacket. View more info

Nothing Like it in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010844

Condition: Near Fine


431pp. Illustrated. Map endpapers. No previous ownership inscriptions. Traces of wear. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A Prairie Winter

By: An Illinois Girl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, MacMillan Co.: 1906

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 021077

Condition: Good


164pp. + 10pp. adverts. 2nd Edition (stated "New Edition" on the copyright page). Original burnt orange cloth with lettering and decoration in green and black (decorators monogram "AR" in the bottom right corner of the front board, probably Amy Richards, a prolific designer--85 known examples--whom not much is known about). Scarce. OCLC Worldcat locates five copies of this title in university holdings. The book describes a winter in Mokena, IL. Back hinge just barely starting. One corner rubbed through. Small (1 4 inch) tear to the cloth near the heel of the front board... View more info

Centennial History of Arkansas Methodism; A History of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in the State of Arkansas 1815-1935

By: Anderson, James A.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Benton, L.B. White Printing Co.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 257

Condition: Very Good


556pp. Original cloth, titles stamped in gilt. Illustrated. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Extremities rubbed, but not rubbed through. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Recipes from America's Restored Villages

By: Anderson, Jean

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1975

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).

Seller ID: 016815

Condition: Very Good


356pp. Map endpapers. Illustrated. Top edge of text block foxed. Several small chips and tears from the spine ends on the jacket. Spine browned on the same. Recipes from various reconstructed 19th century (and earlier) villages. Places like Plimoth Plantation, Old Sturbridge Village, Mystic Seaport, Strawberry Banke, Cooperstown's Farmer's Museum, Colonial Williamsburg, Historic St. Augustine, Utah Pioneer Village and many others. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info