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Three Lincoln Masterpieces: The Gettysburg Address-The Second Inaugural-The Cooper Union Address

By: Barondess, Benjamin (by); Mearns, David C. (with Preface by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charleston, WV, Education Foundation of West Virginia, Inc.: 1954

Seller ID: SB8577

Condition: Very Good+


Ex-library copy, minimally marked, penciled underlining and marginalia on pg. 146. Tight and clean otherwise. No remainder marks or stamps to all edges. Red cloth binding, only one library label on front cover, binding is in perfect condition. Unclipped dust jacket, tear down edge of front inner flap, light creasing and small tear to head of spine, chipped corners, shelf soiled back cover, mylar sleeved. 156pp., including notes and references and index. View more info

Historic Homes of Springfield

By: Barringer, Floyd

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Springfield, IL, Illinois State Museum: 1966

Seller ID: EW2534

Condition: Very Good


Retired library copy with the usual stamps, stickers and labels. Textblock is very clean and tight. Binding minimally edge and corner rubbed; Dust jacket spine-sunned, lightly edge and corner worn; small tear at the base of the spine. 99p. View more info

The Great Commodore: The Exploits of Matthew Calbraith Perry

By: Barrows, Edward M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB6659

Condition: Very Good++


Mapped end pages, clean and tight textblock. Lightly shelf worn binding, light sunning to top edge. Price-clipped dust jacket with a very sunned spine, closed tears to head and foot of spine, scuffed and worn edges; 397p., including bibliography and index. View more info

Old Forts of the Great Lakes

By: Barry, James P.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Lansing, MI, Sam Speigel/ Thunder Bay Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: AC636

ISBN: 1882376056

Condition: Very Good


Textblock very tight and clean. Includes the following articles: The French on the Great Lakes; The British on the Great Lakes; The Americans Reach the Great Lakes; and more. 167p. including index View more info

The Strange Story of Harper's Ferry; With Legends of the Surrounding Country

By: Barry, Joseph

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Shepherdstown, WV, Woman's Club of Harpers Ferry District: 1969

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: EW65

Condition: Very Good+


Includes a color illustration of Harpers Ferry in 1835 (laid in); Owner's name and date in ink on ffep. Textblock very clean and tight; Lightly edge worn; 200p. View more info

Folklife Sourcebook: a Directory of Folklife Resources in the United States

By: Bartis, Peter T.; Glatt, Hillary (Editors)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, American Folklife Center/Library of Congress: 1994

Edition: Second Edition Revised & Enlarged

Seller ID: EW3247

ISBN: 0160430690

Condition: Very Good


Retired library copy with the usual stamps, stickers, and labels. Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers lightly edge and corner worn/rubbed; Light shelf rubbing at the base of the spine. 165p., including index. View more info

Abraham Lincoln and Walt Whitman

By: Barton, William E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Port Washington, NY, Kennikat Press: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SB9626

Condition: Very Good+


Retired library copy, minimally marked, ink-stamped, or labeled; Very clean and tight textblock. No library stamps or remainder marks to page edges. Bright blue cloth binding with library label on spine and one on upper inner corner on front cover, minimally shelf worn. Lacks dust jacket; 277p., including index. View more info

Lincoln the Literary Genius

By: Barzun, Jacques

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, The Schori Private Press/Evanston Publishing Co.: 1960

Edition: Limited Edition, #115 of 500 Copies

Seller ID: EW1855

Condition: Very Good+


Copy No. 115 of 500, signed on the colophon page by the printer/binder Ward K. Schori; Very clean retired library copy with the usual stamps and labels. Textblock and binding is very clean and tight; Dust jacket lightly edge and corner worn. 49p. View more info

Lineage Book National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Vol XXXV, 43001-35000

By: Bassett, Mary Cooley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washingon D.C., DAR: 1912

Seller ID: AC188

Condition: Very Good


Retired Pikes Peak Library District copy with the usual stamps, stickers, and labels; textblock and binding clean and tight, boards lightly worn at the edges and corners. 390p. including index and roll of honor. View more info

Report of the Superintendent of the U. S. Coast Survey for 1861

By: Bauche, A. D., Superintendent, U.S. Coastal Survey

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., 37th Congress, Second Session: 1862

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: JD541

Condition: Very Good


this grand old man is in marvelous condition for its age; in addition to being a coastal survey, it is filled with Civil War correspondence pertaining to the naval defense against the secessionists; author's compliments plate affixed to front paste down; single name in faded ink at top corner of FFEP; binding is tight and text block is unmarked; binding moderately shelf worn, rubbed and bumped; spine sunned; spatter residue down spine; small spots of removed color in spa... View more info

Omaha's Historic Prospect Hill Cemetery

By: Baumann, Louise Bloom; Martin, Charles W.; Simpson, S. Jane

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Omaha, Prospect Hill Cemetery Historical Development Foundation: 1990

Seller ID: SB7066

Condition: Very Good+


Textblock immaculate and tight. Sun-toned cover and lightly worn edges and creased corners. 374p. Biographical notes on over 1400 people interned therein. View more info

The Great Revolt and Its Leader: The History of Popular American Uprisings in the 1890's

By: Beals, Carleton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London/NY/Toronto, Abelard-Schuman: 1970

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: SB6914

ISBN: 0200714694

Condition: Near Fine


Some bumping to head and foot of spine, else immaculately clean and tight textblock and binding. Unclipped dust jacket with several very small tears to head of spine and light edge wear. 367pp., including selected reading list and index. Tells the story Henry George and Oliver Hudson Kelley, and villains such as Jay Gould and Jim Fisk. Moving from the rise of the Grange, to the breakup of the Populist Party, meet the Sage of Nininger, Greenback Moses, Bloody Kansas, Bl... View more info

The Battle of Tippecanoe: Lives of the Prophet and Tecumseh: The Campaign of 1888 and Election of General Benjamin Harrison

By: Beard, Reed

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lafayette, IN, Tippecanoe Publishing Company: 1889

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: SB4692

Condition: Good


else clean and tight. heavily worn, scuffed and frayed brown cloth binding; 28pp. View more info

Fort Smith: Little Gibraltar on the Arkansas

By: Bearss, Edwin C.; Gibson, Arrell M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1988

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: EW771

ISBN: 0806112328

Condition: Very Good+


Textblock is very clean and tight, covers slightly edge worn; otherwise in very good condition. 351p., including index. View more info

"...the Damned Elk et My Broom!"; Facts, Folks, and Fables of the Frontier

By: Beck, Charles B.

Price: $9.70

Publisher: Wyoming, Privately Published: 1976

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SJ4220

Condition: Very Good


108pp. Textblock is clean and tight. Very lightly edge and spine worn with couple small marked staines on front cover. View more info

Early Days in Hedrick [Iowa]

By: Beck, E. D.

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1954

Seller ID: EW396

Condition: Very Good


The aged textblock is clean and tight; Light to moderately character-soiled covers, with minor edge wear; An article on John M. Hedrick is stapled inside the rear cover. 40p. View more info

The Declaration of Independence: A Study in the History of Political Ideas

By: Becker, Carl (by); LaPierre, Wayne (intro.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Birmingham, AL, Palladium Press: 2002

Seller ID: SB8595

Condition: Fine


Decorative endpapers, immaculate and tight textblock; All edges gilt. Brown genuine bonded leather, four raised bands, gilt lettering/decoration on front cover and down spine. 286pp., including index. View more info

Cutting Across Time: Logging, Rafting and Milling the Forests of Lake Superior

By: Bell, Mary T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Schroeder, Minnesota, The Schroeder Area Historical Society: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Lee Weiss (watercolors)

Seller ID: SB4366

ISBN: 09535721X

Condition: Near Fine


Author and Illustrators inked signatures on half title page! Immaculate and tight, gift quality copy in unclipped dust jacket. 96pp., including bibliography. View more info

We'll Find the Place: The Mormon Exodus 1846-1848

By: Bennett, Richard E.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Deseret Book Company: 1997

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: SB1387

ISBN: 1573452866

Condition: Very Good+


Clean and tight textblock and binding. Unclipped dust jacket with light edge wear. 428p., including bibliographical references and index. View more info

Greeley on Lincoln with Mr. Greeley's Letters to Charles A. Dana and a Lady Friend to Which are Added Reminiscences of Horace Greeley

By: Benton, Joel (edited by)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, The Baker & Taylor Co.: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Editor

Seller ID: SB11970

Condition: Very Good


Editor's ink signature and inscription on ffep, dated 8 Apr. '93. Former owner's signature on second ffep; First Edition; Retired library copy, usual stamps, stickers, labels, and marks. Minimally aged. Else textblock is clean and tight. Brown cloth spine, green cloth boards, rubbed/bumped tips. 271p. View more info