Category: American History/Americana


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Beware the People Weeping: Public Opinion and the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

By: Turner, Thomas Reed

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 1982

Seller ID: SB8748

ISBN: 080710986X

Condition: Very Good++

Minimally marked retired library copy, label peeling stain on bep, else extremely clean and tight, dark pink endpapers, b&w photographs. Minimally shelf worn binding, 2 library labels on binding, all around great condition. 265pp., including index. View more info

The History of Dallas County, Iowa Containing A History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c., A Biography Directory of Its Citizens, War Record of Its Volunteers in the Late Rebellion, General and Local Statistics, Portraits of Early Settlers

By: Unigraphic, Inc.

Price: $72.75

Publisher: Evansville, IN, Unigraphic: 1879

Edition: Modern Reprint

Seller ID: SJ7151

Condition: Near Fine

Immaculate and tight, gift quality copy; this edition omits 254 pages from the original edition which is unrelated to Dallas County. View more info

Natchez Trace Parkway Survey; 76th Congress 3d Session; Letter of the Secretary of the Interior...A Report of A Survey of the Old Indian Trail, Known As the Natchez Trace...

By: United States Government Printing Office

Price: $73.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., United States Government Printing Office: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SJ5130

Condition: Very Good

from the collection of distinguished American historian Roy Edgar Appleman, and signed by him on the front cover; numerous folded maps, bound-in at end of book. Textblock is clean and tight; covers moderately edge worn; 167pp. View more info

Fort Union National Monument, New Mexico

By: Utley, Robert M.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Washington DC, National Park Service: 1962

Seller ID: AC2528

Condition: Very Good+

Very clean and tight textblock with minimal edge wear and lightly rubbed covers. 68p., including appendix View more info

The Public Schools of Carlisle, Pa. - a Century of Progress (A Paper Read Before the Hamilton Library Association, March 9, 1934)

By: Vale, Thomas E.

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Carlisle, PA, The Hamilton Library Association: 1935

Seller ID: 21261

Condition: Very Good+

Text block clean and tight in lightly edge-worn binding. 58 pp. View more info

George Washington the Son of His Country 1732-1775

By: Van Dyke, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB4558

Condition: Very Good

Previous owner's inked name/address on fep, ink stain on ffep. Otherwise textblock is clean and tight. Light shelf and character wear. 310pp., including references and index. View more info

Cholera: The American Scientific Experience 1947-1980

By: Van Heyningen, W.E.; Seal, John R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Westview Press: 1987

Seller ID: EW4631

ISBN: 0865314004

Condition: Very Good

"Editorial Library Copy" ink stamped in large bold letters on the ffep, else textblock is very clean and tight. Binding lightly edge and corner rubbed otherwise in very good condition. 343p., including index. View more info

The Living Past of America

By: Vanderbilt, Cornelius Jr.

Price: $6.99

Publisher: NY, Crown: 1962

Edition: 8th Prtg.

Seller ID: 00952F

Condition: Very Good+

Owner's nameplate on fep, else immaculate and tight; slight shelf wear and rubbed corners; bright, clean dj with rubbed and lightly chipped edges. View more info

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