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Reading the Early Republic
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Reading the Early Republic

By Ferguson, Robert A.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Black cloth boards with silver spine lettering. Clean and tight, no markings. Dj in protective mylar jacket. All books packed and shipped with care.


Affairs of State: The Untold History of Presidential Love, Sex, and Scandal, 1789 - 1900
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Affairs of State: The Untold History of Presidential Love, Sex, and Scandal, 1789 - 1900

By Watson, Robert P.

Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2012. edition not stated. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Black faux leather binding with gilt spine lettering. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title. Clean and tight, no other markings. Tiny faint red spot (NOT remainder mark) on bottom edge. Dj has minor edgewear. In protective mylar jacket.


History of the United States from Their Coloniation to the End of the Twenty-Sixth Congress, in 1841

By George Tucker

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1856 - 1857. First edition. Four volumes. Three-quarter leather with faded red cloth boards. Marble endpapers. Spines with five raised ribs with gilt lettering and design. Leahter is slightly rubbed along edges and corners. All volumes have marblized edges, previous owner's name and address stamped verso of front free endpaper. Vol. 1: damp stain at top edge near spine just skirts text block. Inside front hinge starting. Vol. 2: front hinge is completely separated. Back inside hinge started. Text block is tight. Vol. 3: inside front hinge starting. Leather at heel of spine worn. Vol. 4: insde front hinge starting. A very nice set, especilly with a little repair.


Prohibitionists' Text-Book Comprising Arguments, Appeals, and Statistics, Showing the Iniquity of the License System, and the Right and Duty of Prohibition

New York: National Temperance Society and Publication House, 1844. Hardcover. Very Good. Burgundy cloth boards with design in black on front boards and blind stamped on back board. Gilt lettering and black design on spine. Spine sunned. Head/heel of spine and corners lightly bumped. Bookplate at top corner of front pastedown. Clean and tight. NO markings. Interior pages slightly age-tones.


Manuscripts of the American Revolution in the Boston Public Library: A Descriptive Catalog

Boston: G. K. Hall & Co., 1968. Hardcover. Near Fine. Blue cloth boards with gilt spine lettering. 157 pages. Typewriter set. Clean & tight. NO markings.


Historical Collection, From Official Records, Files, etc., of the Part Sustained by Connecticut, During the War of the Revolution

By Hinman, Royal R. (compiled by)

Hartford, Conn.: E. Gleason, 1842. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. With an Appendix, containing important letters, depositions, etc., written during the war. 643 pages with Errata printed on verso of page 643. Frontis portrait of a young George Washington. A number written at top of Preface. No other markings. Brown cloth boards with blind stamped design on front board. Gilt spine letter. Head/heel of spine and corners bumped and worn. Binding tight. Interior pages are amazingly clean and white. Page 521 has been repaired with acid-free Japanese paper. A very nice copy.


Plain Folk of the Old South

By Owsley, Frank Lawrence

Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Maroon cloth boards with gilt spine lettering that is slightly faded. Boards show some soiling rubbing. Head/heel of spine slightly bumped. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Interior pages clean and tight. No markings. Pages are lightly yellowed.


Reading, Writing and Arithmetic in Virginia, 1607-1699

By Ames, Susie M.

Williamsburg, Virginia: Virginia 350th Anniversary Celebration Corporation, 1957. First Printing. Saddle-stitched Paper Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket, as Issued. Photographs. Jamestown 350th Anniversary Historical Booklet, Number 15. Small 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.


Religious Life Of Virginia In The Seventeenth Century

By Brydon, George MacLaren

Williamsburg: Virginia 350th Anniversary Celebration Corporation, 1957. Saddle-stitch Stiff Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. Photographs. A pamphlet on the "Faith of Our Fathers" written by the Historiographer of Diocese of Virginia. Jamestown 350th Anniversary Historical Booklet, Number 10. Small 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.


Somerset Homecoming
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Somerset Homecoming

By Redford, Dorothy Spruill

New York: Doubleday, 1988. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Photographs. Introduction by Alex Haley; Littlejohn Family Line on printed end papers. North Carolina genealogy. Small 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.


Life and Works of John Hay 1838 - 1905

Providence: Brown Univeristy Library, 1961. Edition not Stated. Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket. A commemorative catalogue of the exhibition shown at the John Hay Library of Brown University in honor of the centennial of his graduation at the commencement of 1858. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Red endpapers. Spine sunned, boards slightly soiled. Very minor foxing, otherwise clean and tight. No markings. Illustrated with b/w photographs and facsimiles. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Mary Chesnut's Civil War
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Mary Chesnut's Civil War

By Woodward, C. Vann (edited by)

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1981. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. This volume provides the first full and reliable edition of the journals, making use of the surviving parts of four manuscript versions. Blue cloth boards with red and gilt spine label. Blue endpapers. Illustrated with b/w photos and seven facsimiles from versions of her journals. Clean and tight. Gift notation on half title page. No other markings. Spine has slight tilt. Clipped dj has minor edgewear, one closed tear, and a small chip bottom edge back cover. In protective mylar jacket. Thick 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.


Geography of the Hawaiian Islands (Revised)

By Baldwin, Charles W.

New York: American Book Company, 1924. Revised. Hard Cover. Good-/No Jacket. An early textbook. Tan cloth boards with map of the Hawaiian islands and title in a darker brown. Brown spine lettering. Well illustrated with b/w photos and maps. Previous owner's name on front endpapers. Minor soiling and foxing on endpapers. Some soiling on interior pages. Binding is tight. An interesting look at Hawaii pre-statehood. Small 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.


The Adams Papers: The Earliest Diary of John Adams, June 1753 - Aprl 1754, September 1758 - January 1759

By Butterfied, L. H., Wendell D. Garrett, and Marc Friedlaender (editors)

Cambridge: Belknap / Harvard, 1966. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. Manila colored wraps with reddish and green lettering. Inscribed and signed by Associate editor Wendell D. Garrett on front endpaper. This diary was accidentally discovered among papers at the Vermont Historical Society. It is believed to have been in the possession of a young Royall Tyler, once a suitor for the hand of John Adams's daughter Abigail. It contains material on Adams's life as an undergraduate at Harvard, his choice of a career, his law studies and his first case as a practicing lawyer, his ambitions, and his observations on girls. Large 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.


Nebraska Methodist Story 1854 - 1954

By Jackman, Dr. Everett E.

Nebraska Conference Methodist Historical Society, 1954. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Authorized centennial history of Nebraska Methodism. Signed and inscribed on front free endpaper. Illustrated with b/w photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Pioneer History; or, Cortland County and the Border Wars of New York from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

By Goodwin, H. C.

New York: A. B. Burdick, 1959. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket as Issued. Original brown embossed cloth boards with gilt spine lettering. Frontis portrait of S. Nelson has left shadow on title page. Damp stain shows on first 9 pages. Corresponding stain on boards. Head/heel of spine and corners bumped and worn. Rear free endpaper has small tear along front edge. 456 pages. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


Northville -- The First 100 Years

By Hoffman, Jack W.

Privately Printed, 1976. Edition not Stated. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Town history of Northville, Michigan. Light brown cloth boards with black spine lettering and a door at lower corner of front board. Map endpapers. Illustrated with b/w historical photographs. Clean and tight. No markings. Small 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.


Yankees of Connecticut

By Lee, W. Storrs

New York: Henry Holt, 1957. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Ralph Lee. Blue cloth boards with green spine. Boards have some fading. Head/heel and corners are bumped. Illustrated endpapers of maps. Minor soiling on front edge. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Farm Boy and the Angel

By Carmer, Carl

Garden City: Doubleday, 1970. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+. Mustard colored cloth boards. Heel of spine is slightly bumped. Erasure mark on top front corner of front free endpaper. Dj corners and head/heel of spine are slightly worn and chipped. Head of dj spine is soiled. Otherwi se a very tight, bright and clean copy.


Fighting South

By Graves, John Temple

University, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 1985. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued. In the middle of WWII Graves analyzed the South's eager support for England during the war's early days. he explored the South's military traditions, its poverty, and its allegiance to honor and duty. Originally published in 1943. Imprint of Graves' signature on front endpaper and frontis is b/w photo of Graves. Unread. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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