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Mirage in the West: A History of the French Image of American Society to 1815

By Echeverria, Durand

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Very Good; Covers lightly soiled, price on front cover inked out.. 1968. Twelfth Edition; Second Printing. Softcover. 0691005605 . xvii, 300 pages. Bibliography and index. A study of the French perception of the United States in its infancy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$12.00

Myth and Modern American Drama

By Porter, Thomas E.

Detroit: Wayne State University Press. Very Good; Covers toned.. 1973. First Paperback Edition. Softcover. 0814315127 . Chart, notes, selected bibliography, and index. A detailed synthesis of critical writings exploring nine frequently studied American plays for their mythic styles and sources. ; 285 pages .

$10.00

New Castle on the Delaware: Dutch Tercentenary Edition 1651-1951

By Eckman, Jeannette (editor)

New Castle, DE: The New Castle Historical Society. Very Good; Spine chipped, edges rubbed.. 1950. Third Printing. Softcover. Ix index. Rear cover map, illustrated endpapers, black and white illustration and photos, and fold out map. A comprehensive history of the area featuring points of interest, folktales, and visitor information. ; 151 pages .

$12.00

The Winning of the West Volume 3: The Founding of the Trans-Alleghany Commonwealths 1784-1790

By Roosevelt, Theodore

Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. Very Good; Remainder mark on page bottoms.. 1995. Reprint; 1st Paperback printing. Softcover. 0803289561 . xviii, 339 pages. Black and white frontispiece photo, map, and index. Publisher's Bison Book imprint reprint edition. This volume continues the narrative through the migration of the Ohio territory, and considers relations with the Indians, the British, and the Spanish. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$10.00

The Armenians in America
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The Armenians in America

By Malcom, M. Vartan

Boston: The Pilgrim Press. Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, boards . rubbed, front hinge tender.. 1919. Hardcover. Navy decorated cloth. xiii, 142pp. Many photos, frontispiece map. Introduction by Hon. James W. Gerard. Preface by Leon Dominian. ; Ex-Library .

$18.00

The Rescue of Germany and As Noble Lenders
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The Rescue of Germany and As Noble Lenders

By Garrett, Garet

NY: The Chemical Foundation Incorporated. Good; Covers sunned and waterstained.. 1931. Reprint. Softcover. Blue printed stapled card covers. Reprint of an article published in The Saturday Evening Post arguing against foreign lending to Germany in the wake of World War I. Cover title: O. P. M. Other People's Money! The Greatest American Racket. ; 103 pages .

$15.00

The Movement:  Documentary of a Struggle for Equality
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The Movement: Documentary of a Struggle for Equality

By Hansberry, Lorraine

NY: Simon and Schuster. Very Good; Corners lightly creased.. 1964. First Printing. Softcover. Photo-illustrated softcover. Photoessay of civil rights movement with text by playwright Lorraine Hansberry and images by Danny Lyon, Roy de Carava, Robert Frank, Jill Krementz, David Heath, and others. Prepared with the assistance of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Powerful documentation of segregation, abuse of African-Americans and Civil Rights activists, and lynchings. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 127 pages .

$150.00

Forty-Ninth Annual Report of the Secretary of the Massachusetts State  Board of Agriculture
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Forty-Ninth Annual Report of the Secretary of the Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture

By [Dr. Booker T. Washington]

Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, light foxing to preliminary . and rear leaves.. 1902. Hardcover. The Colored Race and its Relation to the Productive Industries of this Country, by Dr. Booker T. Washington, contained therein. Original black blind-stamped cloth. xxxii, 219pp. Pages 255-277 contain an address by Dr. Washington to the Massachusetts Board of Agriculture on the third day of its public winter meeting in Northampton, December 5, 1901. In it, he relates his experiences in his youth and in founding and teaching at the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, his theories about race relations and education, and other topics. Includes a little Q & A with the Board at the end. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$30.00

Stride Toward Freedom:  The Montgomery Story
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Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story

By King, Martin Luther

NY: Harper and Brothers. Good in Good dust jacket; Ex-church library copy with tape stains on . boards and endpapers, usual library stamps and markings, water stains on . endpapers, jacket wrinkled and sunned.. 1958. Later Printing. Hardcover. Index, photos. A look at the Montgomery Bus Boycott through Dr. King's eyes. Library of Congress number 58-7099. ; Ex-Library; 230 pages .

$25.00

The Life of Olaudah Equiano:  The Interesting Narrative of the Life of  Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, Written by Himself
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The Life of Olaudah Equiano: The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, Written by Himself

By Equiano, Olaudah; Brooks, Joanna (editor)

Chicago: R. R. Donnelly & Sons Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 2004. Hardcover. 1419267493 . Green cloth. liii, 406pp, illustrations. Lakeside Classics number 102. ; The Lakeside Classics .

$15.00

Learning about Shakers for Teachers and Parents
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Learning about Shakers for Teachers and Parents

By Thompson, Nancy M.

Pleasant Grove Publishing Company. Very Good. 1988. Softcover. Blue illustrated softcover. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 39 pages .

$15.00

By Shaker Hands:  The Art and the World of the Shakers - the Furniture and  Artifacts, and the Spirit and Precepts Embodied in Their Simplicity,  Beauty, and Functional Practicality
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By Shaker Hands: The Art and the World of the Shakers - the Furniture and Artifacts, and the Spirit and Precepts Embodied in Their Simplicity, Beauty, and Functional Practicality

By Sprigg, June

NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket very lightly scuffed.. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. 0394491440 . Cloth-backed pictorial boards. xi, 212pp, index, notes. Profusely illustrated. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Author .

$35.00

Community Industries of the Shakers:  A New Look
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Community Industries of the Shakers: A New Look

By Emerich, A. D. (editor) ; Benning, A. H. (editor)

Albany, NY: Shaker Heritage Society At Watervliet. Near Fine. 1983. First Printing. Softcover. 0890621543 . Pictorial stapled card covers. Black and white photos and illustrations. A catalog of highlights of an exhibition at the New York State Museum which ran from 1983 through 1984.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 48 pages .

$20.00

The Aletheia:  Spirit of Truth
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The Aletheia: Spirit of Truth

By Mace, Aurelia G.

Farmington, ME: Knowlton, McLeary & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed, one page with . inchlong tear at fore-edge.. 1907. Second Edition. Hardcover. xiv, 146 pages. Black and white photos. A series of letters in which the principles of the United Society known as Shakers are set forth and Illustrated. Black cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on spine. .

$15.00

The Perfect Life:  The Shakers in America
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The Perfect Life: The Shakers in America

By Faber, Doris

NY: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped.. 1974. First Printing. Hardcover. 0374358192 . Red cloth. vii, 215 pages. Black and white illustrations and photos, Shaker Museum and Public Collections list, Further Readings Suggestions, and index. An historical look at the Shakers who attempted to lead the perfect life and what they attained and what led ultimately to their unsuccessful results. .

$15.00

Catalogue of the Emma B. King Library of the Shaker Museum
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Catalogue of the Emma B. King Library of the Shaker Museum

By Meader, Robert F. W.

Old Chatham, NY: Shaker Museum Foundation. Very Good; Corners lightly bumped.. 1970. First Printing. Softcover. Stapled pictorial card covers. Black and white photos and illustrations. A description of the librarys wide variety of historical material. Includes addenda et corrigenda slip laid in. ; 63 pages .

$12.00

Letters from a Young Shaker:  William S. Byrd at Pleasant Hill
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Letters from a Young Shaker: William S. Byrd at Pleasant Hill

By Stein, Stephen J. (editor)

Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1985. First Printing. Hardcover. 0813115426 . White cloth. x, 165pp. Black and white photos, appendixes, notes, and index. Impressions and descriptions of Shaker society in the early 1820’s. .

$13.00

Shaker Village Views:  Illustrated Maps and Landscape Drawings by Shaker  Artists of the Nineteenth Century
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Shaker Village Views: Illustrated Maps and Landscape Drawings by Shaker Artists of the Nineteenth Century

By Emlen, Robert P.

Hanover, NH: University Press of New England. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1987. First Printing. Hardcover. 0874513979 . Navy cloth. ix, 198 pages. Black and white and color illustrations, appendix, notes, and index. A catalogue and study of 41 village views by 12 Shaker artists created between 1806 and 1880. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$13.00

Shaker Cities of Peace, Love, and Union:  A History of the Hancock  Bishopric
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Shaker Cities of Peace, Love, and Union: A History of the Hancock Bishopric

By Burns, Deborah E.

Hanover, MA: University Press of New England. Fine with no dust jacket. 1993. First Printing. Hardcover. 0874516129 . Tan cloth. xiii, 246 pages. Black and white photos, appendixes, notes, and index. A narrative history of Shaker societies in Massachusetts and Connecticut with an emphasis on the individuals who joined them and what held people in these austere communities. .

$20.00

A Century of Shaker Ephemera:  Marketing Community Industries 1830-1930
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A Century of Shaker Ephemera: Marketing Community Industries 1830-1930

By Miller, Dr. M. Stephen

New Britain, CT: Self Published. Fine. 1989. First Printing. Softcover. Black and white photos and illustrations. An exhibition catalogue of over 100 pieces of historical ephemera which presents an interesting glimpse of the economic life of the Shakers. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 64 pages .

$20.00

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