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The Right Stuff (Revised Edition)

by WOLFE, TOM

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Published
1979
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Fine in original decorated tan cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.
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Later Printing
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1979. Later Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original decorated tan cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 5.75 x 8.5 in. 436 pp. Signed by Wolfe on the front free endpaper. Revised edition with new foreword by the author. Jacket design by Kiyoshi Kanai.
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American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation

by MEACHAM, JON

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2006
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Fine in original paper-covered boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.
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First Edition
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9781400065554
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New York: Random House, 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original paper-covered boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6 x 8.5 in. xii, 399 pp. Inscribed by Meacham on the front free endpaper. Uncommon signed.
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They Made Wyoming Their Own

by WALLACE, EUNICE EWER

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Published
1971
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Fine in original pictorial wrappers.
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Limited Second Printing
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£67.13

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Boise, ID: Eunice Ewer Wallace, 1971. Limited Second Printing. Paperback. Fine in original pictorial wrappers.. Duodecimo. 5.5 x 7.5 in. 256 pp. Occasionally illustrated with black & white reproductions of photographs. Signed by Wallace on the title page in year of publication. Limited edition of 600 total copies, this being Number 92 of an extra 100 copies. Scarce.… Read more
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States; With a Preliminary Review of the Constitutional History of the Colonies and States Before the Adoption of the Constitution. Fourth Edition, With Notes and Additions by Thomas M. Cooley

by STORY, JOSEPH

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Published
1873
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A near fine set in three-quarter dark green morocco over marbled boards, spines extra gilt, teg by R.B. Sanford. Handsome bookpl
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Fourth Edition, First Printing
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£1,491.80

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1873. Fourth Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. A near fine set in three-quarter dark green morocco over marbled boards, spines extra gilt, teg by R.B. Sanford. Handsome bookplates of Winthrop W. and Harriet Aldrich on each front pastedown.. Octavos. 6.25 x 9.5 in. xxxii + 752; 737 pp. A lovely set of the important… Read more
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Free Born: An Unpublishable Novel

by NEARING, SCOTT

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Published
1932
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Sympathetically rebound using much of the original front panel, otherwise very good in original stapled form with toning as expe
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First Edition
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£186.48

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New York: Urquhart Press, 1932. First Edition. Paperback. Sympathetically rebound using much of the original front panel, otherwise very good in original stapled form with toning as expected with age and circulation.. Small octavo. 5.25 x 7.75 in. 237 +[1] adverts. Scarce. Publisher's Note, paragraph two reads, "The thesis of this book is important. No more vital issue… Read more
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Dedication Memorial of the New Masonic Temple, Philadelphia, September 26th, 29th, 30th, 1873

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Published
1875
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Very mild rubbing to spinal extremities, otherwise near fine in original blue cloth heavily decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, b
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First Edition
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£298.36

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Philadelphia: Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, 1875. First Edition. Hardcover. Very mild rubbing to spinal extremities, otherwise near fine in original blue cloth heavily decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, bookseller "J.S. Lever, Binder, Phila." trade label on rear pastedown endpaper. Nice copy.. Large octavo. 9.5 x 7 in. xv, 236 pp. Illustrated with woodcuts, lithographs, and with twelve… Read more
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Fanny Wright: Rebel in America

by ECKHARDT, CELIA MORRIS

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Published
1984
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Fine in original red cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.
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First Edition, First Printing
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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original red cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Large octavo. 6.25 x 9.5 in. xii, [2], 337, [1 blank] pp. With numerous black & white illustrations. Signed by Celia Eckhardt on front free endpaper.
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Introducción a la Cosmografía y las Cuatro Navegaciones de Américo Vespucio [Complete Set]

by WALDSEEMÜLLER, MARTIN; MIGUEL LEÓN-PORTILLA, Translated by

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Published
2007
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As new. All three volumes fine in original slipcase.
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First Edition
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Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico swa, 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. As new. All three volumes fine in original slipcase.. Three volumes in slipcase, with facsimile in hardcover. Octavo. 6.375 x 9.125 in. Includes 1. casebound facsimile of the 1507 Editio Princeps of Martin Waldseemüller's Cosmographiae Introductio ("Introduction to Cosmography"), CIII pp., 2 folding maps; 2. Waldseemüller's Introducción… Read more
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Free Speech for Radicals

by SCHROEDER, THEODORE

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Published
1916
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Very good in original cloth.
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Enlarged Edition, First Printing
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Riverside, CT: Free Speech League, 1916. Enlarged Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very good in original cloth.. Octavo. 6.5 x 9.5 in. viii, 206, [1 blank] pp. Inscribed by Theodore Schroder to Eric Hass, presidential standard-bearer of the Socialist Labor Party.
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The Early Days of Christian Socialism in America [Association Copy]

by DOMBROWSKI, JAMES

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Published
1936
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Covers and endpapers very lightly soiled, otherwise near fine in original cloth, titled in gilt on spine.
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First Edition
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New York: Columbia University Press, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Covers and endpapers very lightly soiled, otherwise near fine in original cloth, titled in gilt on spine.. Octavo. 5.75 x 8.75 in. viii, [2], 208, [4 blanks] pp. Inscribed to preacher & activist Howard "Buck" Kester and his wife Alice by James Dombrowski in year of publication on front… Read more
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The Ground We Stand On; Some Examples from the History of a Political Creed

by DOS PASSOS, JOHN

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Published
1941
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Near fine in original red cloth lettered in gilt within a black field on the spine, and in a very good only, spine-faded pictori
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First Edition, First Printing
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£149.18

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New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1941. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original red cloth lettered in gilt within a black field on the spine, and in a very good only, spine-faded pictorial dust jacket that retains its original $3.50 price on the front flap.. Octavo. 6 x 8.75 in. xii, 420 pp. Briefly inscribed… Read more
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The Greene Family in England and America with Pedigrees

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Published
1901
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Very good. Recased with new endpapers.
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First Edition
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Boston: Privately Printed, 1901. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Recased with new endpapers.. Large octavo. 6.75 x 9.75 in. 147 pp. + 9 pedigree charts. Illustrated with several black & white plates; color frontispiece. Inscribed by the author.
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Personal Reminiscences of James A. Scrymster: In Times of Peace and War

by SCRYMSTER, JAMES A.

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Published
1915
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Near fine in original two-tone cloth with lettering in gilt, previous ownership signature to the front free endpaper.
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First Edition
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£44.75

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Privately Printed, 1915. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in original two-tone cloth with lettering in gilt, previous ownership signature to the front free endpaper.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. 151 pp. Occasionally illustrated in black & white. Chapter titles include: In the Civil War, Miscellaneous Incidents, The History of Three Cable Companies, Value of American-Owned Cables to the… Read more
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Jay Cooke's Gamble: The Northern Pacific Railroad, The Sioux, and the Panic of 1873

by LUBETKIN, M. JOHN

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2006
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Fine in original navy cloth-backed boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.
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First Edition
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9780806137407
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Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original navy cloth-backed boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Quarto. 7.25 x 10.5 in. xviii, 380 pp. Occasionally illustrated in black & white. Signed by Lubetkin on the title page.
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Silver King: His Own Story

by MOLLOY, W.F., Chronicler; ARTHUR BUTLER, Trainer

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Published
1932
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Near fine in original blue cloth with lettering in white and affixed cut-out silhouette black & white photograph to cover, previ
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First Edition
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Silver King Associates, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in original blue cloth with lettering in white and affixed cut-out silhouette black & white photograph to cover, previous ownership signature to the paste-down endpaper.. Large octavo. 6.5 x 9.5 in. viii, 379 pp. Illustrated with 45 black & white reproductions of photographs at rear. "Signed" by Silver King… Read more
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John Motley Morehead and the Development of North Carolina, 1796-1866

by KONKLE, BURTON ALVA

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Published
1922
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Near fine in original burgundy cloth, titled in gilt on spine, top edge gilt.
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First Edition
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Philadelphia: William J. Campbell, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in original burgundy cloth, titled in gilt on spine, top edge gilt.. Large octavo. 6.5 x 9.75 in. [11], [1 blank], [3], [1 blank], 437, [3 blank] pp. Uncut pages. Illustrated throughout with several black & white plates, tissue guards intact, and with several black & white reproductions… Read more
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The Overmountain Men; Early Tennessee History, 1760-1795

by ALDERMAN, PAT

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Published
1970
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Near fine in original green cloth. Edges spotted. Without dust jacket, as issued.
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First Edition
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£37.30

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Johnson City, Tennessee: The Overmountain Press, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in original green cloth. Edges spotted. Without dust jacket, as issued.. Small quarto. 7.25 x 10 in. [2], 286 pp. Battle of King's Mountain, Cumberland Decade, State of Franklin, and Southwest Territory. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black & white photographs, and with illustrations from Bernie… Read more
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Documentary History of the American Revolution, Consisting of Letters and Papers Relating to the Contest for Liberty, Chiefly in South Carolina, in 1781 and 1782, from Originals in Possession of the Editor and from Other Sources

by GIBBES, R[OBERT] W.

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Published
1853
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Very good in original cloth, with new spine titled in gilt. Text browned and foxed.
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First Edition
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£205.12

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Columbia, SC: Banner Steam-Power Press, 1853. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good in original cloth, with new spine titled in gilt. Text browned and foxed.. Octavo. 6.25 x 8.75 in. [2 blank], xv, [1 blank], 288, [2 blank] pp. Dedicated to James Gadsden, Francis Wilkinson Pickens, Wade Hampton, and Andrew Butler. The prolific and verstaile Robert Wilson Gibbes, a… Read more
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Washington; A Life

by CHERNOW, RON

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2010
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Fine in original green and cream boards lettered in gilt on the spine and in a fine pictorial dust jacket.
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First Edition, First Printing
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New York: Penguin Press, 2010. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original green and cream boards lettered in gilt on the spine and in a fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.5 inches. xxii +904 + [ii] pp. Frontispiece portrait of Washington and a 16-page suite of black and white reproductions. Pulitzer Prize winner. Signed by… Read more
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The Code of the City of Atlanta Containing the Charter of 1874; and the Amendments Thereto, the Ordinances Adopted by the Mayor and General Council, and an Appendix Containing Water Works Rules and rates, Rules of Order, Etc., Etc.

by NEWMAN, WILLIAM T.

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Published
1879
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Very good in original full calf professionally rebacked with the original backstrap neatly laid down.
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First Edition
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£279.71

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Atlanta: Jas. P. Harrison & Co. State Printers and Publsihers, 1879. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good in original full calf professionally rebacked with the original backstrap neatly laid down.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. 256 pp. Scarce, early Atlanta city code.
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