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U.S. West, The Saga of Wells Fargo

By: Beebe, Lucius & Charles Clegg

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Bonanza Books:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021998

Condition: Very Good


320pp. Reprint. Original brown paper over gray cloth, lettering stamped in brown. Profusely illustrated. Top edge of the text block browned. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Several closed tears to the top edge of the jacket, with attendant creasing. View more info

The Mauve Decade; American Life at the End of the Nineteenth Century

By: Beer, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1937

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022149

Condition: Good


268pp. Original decorative orange cloth, elaborately stamped in black (designed by W.A. Dwiggins). "Alblabooks Series" from this publisher (1st Printing thus). Occasional pencil marginalia. Ownership inscriptions and notations to the endpapers and pastedowns. Black residue along the edges of the boards from an old-style mylar jacket protector that was edged with a black plastic. Light soil and light creasing to the price clipped jacket. Much material here on Stephen Crane. See Stallman page 319. View more info

Woodrow Wilson and the People

By: Bell, H.C.F.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Co.: 1945

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 006356

Condition: Very Good


392pp. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Bottom corners bumped. Spine lettering dulled. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Toward the New America

By: Bell, James K. & Adrian A. Cohn

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Lexington, D.C. Heath & Co.: 1970

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 019655

Condition: Very Good


353pp. Wraps unevenly browned. Light soil. View more info

We Hold These Truths: An Anthology of the Faith and Courage of Our Forefathers

By: Bellamy, Francis R.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1942

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 006358

Condition: Good


240pp. Cloth spotted. Corners bumped. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

John Brown's Body

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Rinehart & Co.: 1954

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).

Seller ID: 014514

Condition: Very Good


368pp. Illustrated. Bottom corners bumped. Uneven browning to both the jacket and the front board. The front panel of the jacket has open tears at the top two corners. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Enamels

By: Benjamin, Susan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Cooper-Hewitt Museum: 1983

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2340

Condition: Very Good


128pp. Illustrated. Pictorial endpapers. Book Club Edition. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Students' Hand-Book, The University of Georgia 1935-1936

By: Bennett Jr., Tap (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Athens, Voluntary Religious Association: 1935

Seller ID: 017596

Condition: Very Good


160pp. Illustrated. Original black cloth stamped in reddish orange. Georgia banner sticker affixed to the title page. No previous ownership inscriptions. Minor bubbling to the cloth. A nice example of this handbook. Scarce. OCLC Worldcat reveals that there are NO copies in university holdings. Size: 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall View more info

Our Sacred Honor: Words of Advice from the Founders in Stories, Letters, Poems and Speeches

By: Bennett, William J.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 006367

Condition: Fine


430pp. Illustrated. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989

By: Beschloss, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2007

Edition: Third Printing.

Seller ID: 018464

Condition: Fine


430pp. Illustrated. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Hippocrates in a Red Vest, The Biography of a Frontier Doctor

By: Beshoar, Barron B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Palo Alto, American West Publishing Co,: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022520

Condition: Near Fine


352pp. 1st Edition. Original red cloth with lettering stamped in gilt foil. Illustrated. The biography of a doctor in early Colorado. Traces of wear to the extremities of the binding. Jacket chipped at the spine ends, but not badly so. A couple of other tiny closed tears to the edges of the same. Large closed tear to the back panel as well. View more info

The Mythology of North America

By: Bierhorst, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1985

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 015840

Condition: Good


259pp. Illustrated. Ex-library with the usual markings. Jacket adhered to the binding. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Retrospections of an Active Life

By: Bigelow, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, The Baker & Taylor Co.: 1909

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 015660

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes, complete. Original green cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt, top edges gilt Illustrated. Small dampstain to the fore margin of the first few pages in the first volume. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Spotting to the front board on volume two. Two other volumes were completed by Bigelow's son in 1913, but this is the original set. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Frontier Thesis: Valid Interpretation of American History?

By: Billington, Ray Allen (ed.)

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1966

Seller ID: 006363

Condition: Near Fine


122pp. Printed in double columns. Ink stamp on the front free endpaper. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Proceedings of a Conference of Governors in the White House Washington D.C. May 13-15, 1908

By: Blanchard, Newton C. (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Government Printing Office: 1909

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017737

Condition: Very Good


451pp. Photographic plate showing the governors in attendance with Teddy Roosevelt. Charts. Original green cloth stamped in dark green and gilt. Text browning. Bottom corners bumped. Endpapers and pastedowns lightly foxed. Extremities rubbed but not rubbed through. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A New Pictorial History of the Talkies

By: Blum, Daniel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Perigee Book: 1982

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 004280

Condition: Very Good


411pp. + 13pp. index. Illustrated. Revised and enlarged by John Kobal. Some creasing to the spine and wear to the corners. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Incredible Journey of Lewis and Clark

By: Blumberg, Rhoda

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.: 1987

Edition: Fifth Printing.

Seller ID: 018447

Condition: Good


143pp. Illustrated. Ex-library with the usual markings. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The All American Stamp Album

By: Blumenthal, Ben (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Minkus Publications: 1958

Seller ID: 015688

Condition: Good


144pp. Spaces for U.S. and U.N. postage stamps. Two-post album. About 32 mostly used U.S. commemoratives in protective sleeves. Their catalogue value would be around $9.00, but this would make a good starter album for some young collector. Boards spotted. The jacket is edgeworn, heavily chipped at the head of the spine and shows faint dampstain to the verso of the spine. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Coming to America: Immigrants from Eastern Europe

By: Blumenthal, Shirley

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Delacorte Press: 1981

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 006372

Condition: Very Good


258pp. Illustrated. Remaindered, as evidenced by the violet remainder spray on the bottom edge of the text block. Top edge of the text block foxed. The jacket is worn at the extremities. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Flappers, Bootleggers, "Typhoid Mary" and the Bomb: An Anecdotal History of the United States from 1923-1945

By: Boardman, Barrington

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1989

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 006379

Condition: Near Fine


319pp. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info