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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 l... 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 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

Fairacres: A Novel of the Shepherd Family and The Founding of Independence, Missouri

By: Waters, G. Poe

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, The University of Denver Press: 1952

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SB8183

Condition: Very Good

Author's ink signature and inscription on ffep. Lightly age toned ffep, else textblock is clean and tight. Minimal bumping to head and foot of spine. Unclipped dust jacket, with front panel and spine separated and held in place by the mylar sleeve; Jacket edges are chipped and worn; 463p. View more info

Growing Up Southern

By: Weaver, Betty N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LA, Damon Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW1298

ISBN: 0914491245

Condition: Very Good+

Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers lightly edge and corner worn. 111p. View more info

Lawyer Lincoln: Comedy in One Act

By: Webb, Chase; Smith, Betty (by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Dramatists Play Service, Inc.: 1939

Seller ID: SB10024

Condition: Near Fine

Ex-library copy. Enclosed in archival library cardboard sleeve; linen taped spine, can be removed if so desired. Other then library stamps and markings on cast of characters page, this copy is exceptionally clean and immaculately tight. Minor folding to corners View more info

The Damon Runyon Story

By: Weiner, Ed; Introductio By Walter Winchell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB10396

Condition: Good+

Author's ink signature on ffep. Lightly age toned, several creased bottom corners, else texblock is clean and tight. Moisture wear to base of binding, lightly shelf worn. Moisture discolored dust jacket along the bottom edge and at the spine, chipped spine extremities, edge-wear and small chips to corners. Jacket front panel is surface abraided slong the bottom edge; 258p. View more info

May God Forgive Us: a Famous Letter Giving the Historical Background to the Dismissal of Gen. MacArthur

By: Welch, Robert H. W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Henry Regnery Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW3268

Condition: Good+

Owner's name and notation on front free end paper. Pencil underlining and notes written in the margins throughout the textblock. Covers slightly edge and corner worn; some light wear along the spine; color slightly faded. Dust jacket very edge and corner worn; some surface soiling to front and rear. 134p., including index. View more info

On The Road With Lizzie

By: Wentworth, Frank L.

Price: $111.55

Publisher: Iowa City, IA, Mercer Printing Co.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22147

Condition: Near Fine

single line gift inscription atop the ffep, else textblock immaculate and tight with many pages uncut; top edge gilt; binding bright, clean and lightly edge-worn; lacks original glassine dust wrapper; 436pp. View more info