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General James Longstreet: The Confederacy's Most Controversial Soldier

By: Wert, Jeffry

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1993

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: AC2454

ISBN: 0671892878

Condition: Very Good+


Very clean and tight textblock with minimal edge wear. 527p., including index View more info

Vintage Nantucket

By: Whipple, A. B.

Price: $8.25

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1978

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: SAS2654

ISBN: 0396075177

Condition: Very Good


Binding clean and lightly worn; jacket clean with little wear to corners; textblock clean, with gift inscription written upside down, in ink, on rear pastedown; 260 pp. including index. View more info

The Trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann

By: Whipple, Sidney B. (edited with History of the Case by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Birmingham, AL, Gryphon Editions, Inc.: 1989

Edition: Special Edition

Seller ID: SB10719

Condition: Fine


Beautiful, gift quality copy; Decorative end pages, black silk bookmarker sewn into headband, textblock is immaculate and tight. All edges gilt, five raised bands with gilt embossed spine and boards; 565p. View more info

Highland Heritage: The Southern Mountains and the Nation

By: White, Edwin E.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: NY, Friendship Press: 1937

Seller ID: SB2730

Condition: Good+


textblock aged, else clean and tight; covers sunned, especially the spine, with small tears to head and foot of spine, bumped corners, worn edges. 197pp. View more info

Historical Annual National Guard of the State of Mississippi 1938

By: White, Hugh L. (Cammander-In-Chief Mississippi National Guard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LA, Army and Navy Publishing Company: 1938

Seller ID: SB10860

Condition: Good+


Inner top corner moisture soiled. Ink signatures and inscriptions on autographs pages. Foxed/aged textblock, otherwise clean and tight. B&W photographs. Light fraying to corners, fraying to head and foot of spine, and slightly shelf soiled/scuffed. 134pp. View more info

The Discovery and History of Carlsbad Caverns New Mexico

By: White, Jim

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Jim White and Charley Lee White: 1940

Seller ID: SB10507

Condition: Very Good


1946 Edition; Great condition overall, pictures/photographs in b&w and color. Couple pages of Readers Digest laid in having toned two pages, else clean and tight. Usual age and shelf wear to the edges/corners/spine. Unpaginated. Carlsbad Caverns National Park View more info

The Making of the President 1960

By: White, Theodore H.; Reston, James (intro. by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Book-of-the-Month Club, Inc.: 1988

Seller ID: SB1347A

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality copy in unclipped, lightly worn dust jacket. red silk page marker sewn into the headband; slightly character worn slip case; 400p., including index. View more info

The Lincoln Highway In Colorado: Prepared for the Lincoln Highway Association's 15th Annual Conference: Fort Morgan, Colorado June 18-22, 2007

By: Whiteley, Lee; Whiteley, Jane

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Boulder, Johnson Publishing Company: 2007

Seller ID: SB6074

ISBN: 0967135141

Condition: Very Good


Textblock is clean and tight. Light creasing to head and foot of comb, and light edge and corner wear. 64pp. View more info

While Lincoln Lay Dying: a Facsimile Reproduction of the First Testimony Taken in Connection with the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln as Recorded By Corporal James Tanner

By: Whiteman, Maxwell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Union League of Philadelphia: 1968

Seller ID: EW2248

Condition: Very Good


Retired library copy with all the usual stamps, stickers, and labels, else textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed, otherwise in very good condition. Unpaginated. View more info

Abraham Lincoln: An Assessment of His Place in American Literature [Historical Bulletin No. 78]

By: Whitford, Kathryn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Madison, Lincoln Fellowship of Wisconsin: 1973

Seller ID: SB10509

Condition: Very Good


Booklet is a quarto, spine-stapled paperback, now bound at the spine between archival library board stock; Retired library copy with usual stamps, stickers, marks; 12p. View more info

Lincoln the Citizen (February 12, 1809 to March 4, 1861

By: Whitney, Henry C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Current Literature Publishing Co.: 1907

Seller ID: SB11292

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy, usual stamps, stickers, and labels; Else textblock is in great condition. No library stamps to all page edges. Frontispiece of Abraham Lincoln with protective tissue covering. Light rubbing to tips of blue cloth binding, library label on foot of spine, lightly scuffed covers. 312pp. View more info

Friendly Adirondack Peaks

By: Wickham, Robert S.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: NY, Robert S. Wickham: 1924

Edition: First Edition, #303 of 500

Inscription: Signed and Limited By Author

Seller ID: SJ1374

Condition: Very Good+


Numbered and signed by author in ink on limitation page; three-line, ink gift inscription on ffep, with small owner's ink-stamp on verso of frontispiece, else very clean and tight; binding very lightly rubbed, with light edge wear. 192pp; including index. View more info

Bid Us God Speed: The History of the Edwards Church of Northampton, Massachusetts 1833/1983

By: Wilbur, Ruth E. & C. Keith

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Canaan, Phoenix Publishing Inc.: 1983

Seller ID: SB417

ISBN: 0914016938

Condition: Near Fine


Immaculate and tight, gift quality copy inside unclipped dust jacket. 93pp., including illustration & credits, and index. View more info

Report of the Legislative Committee from the State of New York to the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Washington, June 1- October 16, 1909

By: Wilcox, B.M. (chief Executive officer); McCall, John T.; Wainwright, J.M.; Parker, James S.; Burzynski, Frank S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Albany, NY, J.B. Lyon Co., Printers: 1910

Seller ID: SJ8486

Condition: Very Good+


Bronxville public library bookplate and faint glue stains on fep; textblock clean and tight. binding lightly edge-worn and corner bumped; no dust jacket; 197p. View more info

Journey to Eva: April 25-May 16, 1942

By: Wilcox, Owen N.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Owen N. Wilcox: 1942

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB2727

Condition: Very Good


inscribed by author to John C. Pearson on fep. Textblock is clean and tight. Sunned spine, lightly creased corners. 35p. The author's account of his journey during WWII to visit his friend and business associate Eva Clark. A train trip from Cleveland, Ohio to Ormond, Florida (Daytona Beach), the visit, and the return. View more info

The Delaware: The Rivers of America Series

By: Wildes, Harry Emerson: Benet, Stephen; Carmer, Carl (editors); Skinner, Constance Lindsay (as Planned and Started by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar & Rinehart Inc.: 1940

Edition: War Edition

Seller ID: SB11786

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated end pages, clean and tight textblock. Olive green top page edges. Age toned spine and edges, light grey cloth binding, bumped corners, bumped head and foot of spine. Price-clipped dust jacket, small chips or creases to head and foot of spine and to the corners as well, light shelf wear to edges, in mylar. 398pp., including bibliography and index. View more info

True Stories of Great Americans: John Adams: A Character Sketch

By: Willard, Samuel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University Association: 1898

Seller ID: SB1628

Condition: Good+


Clean and tight textblock. Moderately character worn. Gilt lettering and decoration on front cover. 126pp. View more info

Call in Pinkerton's: American Detectives at Work for Canada

By: Williams, David Ricardo

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Dundurn Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: SB11078

ISBN: 1550023063

Condition: Very Good


A couple of edge-rippled pages, else textblock in excellent condition, almost appears unread, b&w photographs. Lightly shelf rubbed/worn binding. 246pp., including bibliographical references and index. View more info

Early Memphis And Its River Rivals (reprinted from the West Tennessee Historical Society Papers Vol XXII 1968)

By: Williams, Edward F. III

Price: $10.67

Publisher: Memphis, Historical Hiking Trails Inc.: 1968

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Seller ID: 03008

Condition: VG+


From the personal library of Colorado author and Western Americana historian Marshall Sprague who wrote frequent reviews of historical publications; signed by Sprague above the title on the front cover; a very clean and tight copy with light shelf wear. View more info

Statistical Companion; Containing Lists of Public Officers, and General Information Respecting the United States an Europe; with Chronological and Historical Tables of Sovereigns, and an Account of the Present Royal Families of Europe

By: Williams, Edwin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, William H. Graham: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB10,002

Condition: Good


Foxed and aged textblock, else clean and tight. Original binding sunned, aged and scuffed, with chip at head of spine, chipped/bumped corners, rubbing to edges; 162pp. View more info