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Sovereignty and Revolution in the Iberian Atlantic

By Adelman, Jeremy

Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Dust jacket has a bit more wear and some crumpling at lower rear. 409 p. w/ footnotes, index. A study of the impact of European revolutions on the New World empires of Spain and Portugal and how it affected relations between the imperial states and the colonies.

$25.00

Memoirs on the Late War in North America Between France and England. Revised Edition

By Pouchot, Pierre. Michael Cardy translator. edited and annotated by Brian Leigh Dunnigan

Youngstown, NY: Old Fort Niagara Association Inc. , 2004. Revised edition. Hardcover. Very good. Thick quarto (oversized). Blue leatherette wih gilt lettering and designs on spine and front board. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. SIGNED and inscribed by Dunnigan on title page. 640 p. w/ footnotes, maps, illus., appendices, bibliography, index. Pouchot was a French miliary engineer and regular army officer who was stationed in Canada, with noted service a Fort Niagara and the siege of Fort Oswego. The biggest change in the revised edition is the added appendix D, almost certainly written by Pouchot, covering Native American activities.

$95.00

Atlantic Empires of France and Spain : Louisbourg and Havana 1700-1763

By McNeill, John Robert

Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corner of boards and dust jacket. Name and addess of former owner on flyleaf. 329 p. w/ endnotes, bibliography, index. A study of French and Spanish overseas empires via their major colonies in Canada and the Caribbean, in the light of British dominance in the Americas.

$30.00

The Indian Boundary in the Southern Colonies 1763 - 1775

By De Vorsey, Louis, Jr.

Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1966. First edition. hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size) Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, a bit more wear to dust jacket. 267 p. w/ footnotes, maps, bibliography, index. Maps on endpapers. A scholarly examination of this boundary between British colonial expansion and the interests of the Native Americans as well as pressure from Spain and France.

$45.00

Atlantic Empires : the Network of Trade and Revolution 1713 - 1826

By Liss, Peggy K.

Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1983. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Good dust jacket. Octavo ( standard size) slight wear edges and corners of boards, more so to dj. Top edge of textblock a bit dusty. 348 p. w/ notes, index. A setailed look at international relations focusing on the imperial powers of Britain and Iberia and their colonies.

$60.00

Inspector General Frederick William von Steuben : a Sketch of His Career and Personality

By Faust, Albert Bernhardt

No place: Privately printed for the Steuben Society of America, 1927. First edition. Pamphlet. Good in wraps. Some wear to edges and corners of covers. Small tears at head and heel of spine. A few spots on covers. 39 p. w/ illustrations, and a newspaper clipping laid in. An interesting survey of von Steuben, Prussian officer in the Seven Yers War, Inspector General of the American army in the Revolutionary War, its drillmaster, and author of its first Regulations.

$30.00

La Indepencia de los Estados Unidos de Norteamerica a Traves de la Prensa Espanola : << Gaceta de Madrid>> y <<Mercurio historico y politico>>. Los Precedentes (1763 - 1776)

By Melero, Luis Angel Garcia

Madrid: Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo in block cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt outline of a ship on front board. Slight wear to edges of boards. Corners bumped. Stamped on first 2 endpapers, copyright page, and dedication page compliments of the Spanish Embassy to the US. 299 p. This work looks at events contributing to the US independence though Spanish newspapers of the time. Includes coverage of Pontiac, the Intolerable Acts, and the Declaration.

$30.00

Counterfeiting in Colonial Rhode Island

By Scott, Kenneth

Providence, R. I. : The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1960. First edition. Hardcover in red cloth binding. Good without dust jacket. Octavo. Light wear to edges of boards with bumping to up corner of back cover. Light scuffing to covers with fading along spine and upper edges of covers. Bookplate of previous owner on rear pastedown endpaper and date in blue ink. 74 pages with illustrations, footnotes, and index.

$30.00

The Ordeal of Henry Bird [ 1815 ]

By Bird, Henry. forward by Howard Peckham

Ann Arbor: William L. Clements Library , 1971. Limited ed. Pamphlet. Very Good. One of 600 unnumbered facsimile copies made. Slight wear to edges and corners. [2 blank] (2) 8 p.An attractive reprint of a small classic of American Indian captivity. Bird was captured in an 1811 Shawnee raid, taken to Ontario and nearly killed after an escape attempt. Saved by a Scottish trader, he returned home in 1815.

$20.00