Category: American History/Americana


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Mighty Stonewall

By: Vandiver, Fank

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1957

Edition: Special Edition

Inscription: Dedication Page

Seller ID: SB9272

Condition: Very Good

Retired library copy, minimally marked/stamped. Author's blue inked signature on Edition page! Special Edition! Clean and tight otherwise. No stamps or remainder marks on all edges. Black cloth spine, dark pink paper covers, light bumping to corners, small fold to head and foot of spine, one library label on foot of spine. Unclipped dust jacket, chip to front corner on head of spine, shelf worn eges and minor chips to corners. 547pp., including notes, bibliography, and index. View more info

The Commonwealth: March 1891; Vol. IV, No. 1

By: Various Authors

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Denver, The Commonwealth Publishing Co.: 1891

Seller ID: AC2034

Condition: Fair to Good

Heavy edge and cover wear, with chipping and tears along edges and spine. Contents include: A Business Municipal Government by Hon. I. N. Stevens; Irrigation Legislation by Hon. Frank C. Goudv; A Glimpse of Old Virginia Negroes by L. W. Cabell; Female Education by Ruth Ward Kahn; A Hasheesh Experiment by Hon. H. V. A. Ferguson; and more. 128p. View more info

Scribner's Magazine: July 1920; Volume LXVIII, Number 1

By: Various Authors

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N Y, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1920

Seller ID: AC2548

Condition: Good

Clean and tight textblock. Heavily edge worn with some chipping along spine. Contents include: Abraham Lincoln: Personal Memories of the Man by Robert Brewster Stanton; Masterpieces of Wild Animal Photography by William T. Hornaday; Holidays in the Old South by Elizabeth W. A. Pringle; Erskine Dale - Pioneer by John Fox, Jr.; Paths from Diamond Patch by Sarah Atherton; Night Song by Hamilton Fish Armstrong; and more. 110p., including back cover. View more info

Monticello Scrapbook, Little Stories of the Children and Grand-Children of Thomas Jefferson

By: Via, Betty Davis

Price: $9.22

Publisher: Self-Published: 1963

Seller ID: 08193

Condition: Very Good

Book block clean and tight. Cover rubbed; edges and corners bumped, lightly scuffed. View more info

The Story of John Paul Jones

By: Vinton, Iris

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset and Dunlap: 1953

Seller ID: AC159

Condition: Near Fine

Text block and binding very clean and tight with light shelf wear; Dust jacket lightly to moderately edge-worn and chipped. 179p. View more info

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The Great Lindbergh Hullabaloo: An Unorthodox Account

By: Vitray, Laura

Price: $375.00

Publisher: NY, William Faro: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23757

Condition: Very Good+

a very nice copy, bound in the publisher's original rosy-brown tweed cloth with the lightly aged, paper spine label completely intact; previous owner's ink signature on ffep and rfep, else the gently toned textblock is very clean and tight; Binding shows slight wear at the corners, bumped spine extremities and overall light shelf wear; The unclipped dust jacket has the original $1.50 price at the top of the front flap, and is chipped along the top of the spine with no loss to the title; There are several other small chips at the fold edges and corners, otherwise the jacket is bright & clean; ... View more info

Soldiers of the Old Army: Texas A&M University Military History Series No. 15

By: Vogel, Victor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: College Station, Texas A&M University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB7156

ISBN: 0890964203

Condition: Very Good

Couple minor smudges on ffep, else textblock is clean and tight. Light shelf wear to binding, in mylar for safe-keeping. Encased in a custom, handmade, Robert Wang Slip Case. 124pp., including appendix and index. View more info

Home Life In Early Indiana

By: Vogel, William Frederick

Price: $6.31

Publisher: Fort Wayne, Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: DC2877

Condition: Near Fine

very clean and tight with light shelf wear; 46pp.; reprinted from Indiana Magazine of History, Vol. X, June, 1914. View more info

Guardian of Heritage: Essays on the History of the National Archives

By: Walch, Timothy (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washingon D.C., National Archives and Records Administration: 1985

Seller ID: EW2629

ISBN: 0911333355

Condition: Very Good

Owner's name and address ink-stamped on title page. Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers very edge and corner worn; some wear around the spine. 93p. View more info

Prairie Heritage: A Pictorial History of Kossuth County, Iowa

By: Walker, Joanne

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Virginia Beach, VA, The Donning Company Publishers: 1995

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SB7899

ISBN: 0898659469

Condition: Very Good+

Author's ink signature and inscription on title page; Crisp and bright textblock. Slightly edge-rubbed binding. Unclipped dust jacket with light bumping to head and foot of spine and to corners as well. One-inch closed tear at the base of the jacket at the spine; 144pp., including bibliography, index, and about the author. View more info

Diary of William Dunlap (1766-1839) The Memoirs of a Dramatist, Theatrical Manager, Painter, Critic, Novelist, and Historian - 3 Volume Set

By: Wall, Alexander J. (Librarian, NYHS)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, New York Historical Society: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24096

Condition: Near Fine

All volumes rebound in modern green buckram, and the textblocks are immaculate and tight. View more info

History Guide: The Five San Antonio Missions: Where the Texas Longhorn Started

By: Wantland, Clyde

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Katherine S. Wantland: 1962

Seller ID: AC2508

Condition: Very Good

Very clean and tight textblock with light edge wear. 28p. View more info

The Strange Adventures of Jonathan Drew: A Rolling Stone: During His Travels Through Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri & Kentucky in the Years 1821-24

By: Ward, Christopher (as taken down by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1932

Seller ID: SB10217

Condition: Good+

Ex-library copy, marked, stamped, and labeled. Red moisture stain on top corners of about the first 65 pages. Top page edges red with some bleeding from the outer corner down to the fore-edge from moisture stain on front cover. Mildly spotted spine and boards, lightly shelf worn, red cloth, black stamped vignette on front cover. 395pp. View more info

The War of the Revolution [Two-Volume Boxed Set]

By: Ward, Christopher (by); Alden, John Richard (edited by)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1952

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: SB11171

Condition: Very Good

Two-Volumes Boxed; Book Club Edition research set, not terribly attractive; Light age toning to the end pages of both volumes, else clean and tight, maps. Sun toned and character-soiled spines and less so to boards. Enclosed in moderately worn slip case with illustrated paper paste-down. Vol. I is 475pp., including notes. Vol. II is 989pp., including appendix and index. View more info

Lincoln and the Right to Rise; Lincoln and His Family; Lincoln and the Law; Lincoln: Slavery and Civil Rights; Lincoln and the Union; Lincoln and His Legend

By: Ward, Geoffrey C.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Springfield, Sangamon State University: 1978

Seller ID: SJ6695

Condition: Near Fine

six-volume set in pamphlet form, enclosed in a lightly worn slipcase; textblocks and bindings immaculate and tight; owner's inked name on the top edge of slip case. View more info

Generals in Gray: Lives of the Confederate Commanders

By: Warner, Ezra J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Louisiana, Louisiana State University Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB11611

Condition: Very Good+

Former owner's inked name and address along upper edge of ffep, else textblock is clean and tight. Yellow end pages. Grey cloth binding, bumped head and foot of spine, bumped corners. DJ remnants laid in. 420pp., including bibliography. View more info

Little Known Lincoln Episodes

By: Warren, Louis A. (by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fort Wayne, IN, The Lincoln National Life Insurance Company: 1937

Seller ID: SB10086

Condition: Near Fine

Ex-library copy. Enclosed in archival library carboard octavo cover linen taped spine, taped at hinge, can be removed if so desired. Other then minimal markings and a couple stamps, textblock is exceptionally clean and tight. Binding is in great condition, no shelf wear. 8pp. View more info

Abe Lincoln, Kentucky Boy

By: Warren, Raymond

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1931

Seller ID: SB8528

Condition: Very Good

Ex-library copy, minimally marked, couple labels on fep, stamp and penciled markings on title/copyright/dedication page. Else textblock is extremely clean and tight. Mapped endpapers. Lime green top edge. Green cloth binding lightly shelf worn, gilt stamped title/author on front cover. 205pp. View more info

The Indian in America

By: Washburn, Wilcomb E.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1975

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: AC2684

ISBN: 0060904364

Condition: Very Good

Aged but very clean and tight textblock; Lightly edge and corner worn; 296p., including index View more info

The Rivers of America: The Colorado

By: Waters, Frank (by); Allen, Hervey, Carmer, Carl (editors); Skinner, Constance Lindsay (as Planned and Started by); Crawford, Jean (associate editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Rinehart & Company Inc.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB10602

Condition: Very Good

Former owner and railroad author M.C. "Mac" Poor's ink and stamped name on upper corner of fep and rear fep verso; Mac Poor's signature also at the top of the half-title page, dated March 10, 1948, else textblock is clean and tight. Light folding to head and foot of spine, minimal shelf soiling. Lacks dust jacket; 400p., including reference appendix, glossary, and index. View more info