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The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster, With an Essay on Daniel Webster As a Master of English Style

By Webster, Daniel; Whipple, Edwin P.

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Penciled owner name on front flyleaf, . boards lightly rubbed.. 1891. Later Printing. Hardcover. Brown decorative cloth. lxiiii, 707 pp. Frontispiece engraved portrait of Webster and engraved vignette portrait of Whipple on title page. .

$30.00

The Great Powwow: The Story of the Nashaway Valley in King Philip’s War

By Sears, Clara Endicott

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Edges lightly rubbed and discolored, spine . of jacket spine faded, corners chipped, closed tears, stains to back panel . and rear flap.. 1934. First Printing. Hardcover. Dark blue cloth with gilt titles on spine and gilt decorated front board. xi, 288 pages. Black and white illustrations. An informal and conversational tale of Indian and English relations in late 1600’s Colonial Massachusetts. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

Conscience in Politics: Adlai E. Stevenson in the 1950's

By Brown, Stuart Gerry

Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, gift inscription on front . free endpaper.. 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Navy cloth binding. xi, 313 pp, index, several pages of black and white photos. Jacket flap and Stevenson Democratic presidential campaign pamphlet about farm policy laid in. .

$16.00

The Perilous Fight

By Swanson, Neil H.

NY: Farrar & Rinehart. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1945. First Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding. xiii, 555 pages. Illustrated endpapers, black and white illustrations, maps, and notes. An account of the War of 1812 with a focus on the Battle of Baltimore, the activities of Samuel Smith, and the participation of the well-regarded Maryland militia. .

$30.00

A System of Universal Geography, Popular and Scientific:  Comprising a  Physical, Political, and Statistical Account of the World and its Various  Divisions; Embracing Numerous Sketches from Recent Travels; and  Illustrated by Engravings of Manners, Costumes, Curiosities, Cities,  Edifices, Remarkable Animals, Fruit
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A System of Universal Geography, Popular and Scientific: Comprising a Physical, Political, and Statistical Account of the World and its Various Divisions; Embracing Numerous Sketches from Recent Travels; and Illustrated by Engravings of Manners, Costumes, Curiosities, Cities, Edifices, Remarkable Animals, Fruit

By Goodrich, S. G.

Boston: Carter, Hendee & Co.. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn, backstrip split, waterstain . to fore-edge of first 150 pages, some foxing and toned pages, musty.. 1833. Second Edition. Hardcover. Brown blindstamped cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. xvi, [9]-975 pp + [8] pp of publishers ads. Many wonderful engravings of landscapes, animals, people, and landmarks. Sabin 27922. Describes the American states and territories from Maine to the Western Territory and Russian America, proceeds to the rest of North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceanica. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$70.00

The Pine Barrens:  A Special Edition with Photographs by Bill Curtsinger
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The Pine Barrens: A Special Edition with Photographs by Bill Curtsinger

By McPhee, John

NY: Farrar Straus Giroux. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Remainder stripe on bottom edge, . foxing to page edges. Jacket rubbed with foxing on the interior.. 1981. First Printing. Hardcover. 0374233624 . Red and brown cloth boards. 149 pages of text, 62 pages of photos. Black and white photos. A portrait of a distinct American landscape and its inhabitants that combines the talents of two accomplished craftsmen. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$25.00

Christmas with the Washingtons:  Being a Special Account of Traditional  Rites Observed in Virginia and Historic Yuletides of One First Family, the  Washingtons of Mount Vernon
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Christmas with the Washingtons: Being a Special Account of Traditional Rites Observed in Virginia and Historic Yuletides of One First Family, the Washingtons of Mount Vernon

By Bailey, Olive

Richmond, VA: Dietz Press, Inc.. Near Fine. 1971. Later Printing. Softcover. Printed stapled tan card covers. Many illustrations. ; 44 pages .

$10.00

Natural Lives, Modern Times:  People and Places of the Delaware River
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Natural Lives, Modern Times: People and Places of the Delaware River

By Stutz, Bruce

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Near Fine. 1998. First Paperback Edition. Hardcover. 081221658x . vii, 390 pages. Map of the Delaware River Basin, black and white photos. History and folklore of the Delaware River basin with luminous portraits of those whose lives are sustained by the river. .

$12.00

The Stamp Act Congress:  With an Exact Copy of the Complete Journal
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The Stamp Act Congress: With an Exact Copy of the Complete Journal

By Weslager, C. A.

Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket priced clipped.. 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. 0874131111 . Red cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Appendices, black and white photos, select bibliography and index. "Although the Stamp Act and its attendant crisis have been treated in books and numerous papers, this is the first book about the Stamp Act Congress and precisely what it accomplished. This is also the first time that the complete journal of the Congress has been made available to historians." (from rear jacket flap. ) ; 279 pages .

$35.00

Yesterday\'s Indiana
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Yesterday's Indiana

By Troyer, Byron L.

Miami, FL: Seemann Publishing, Inc.. Very Good; Light spine crease, edges rubbed, price on cover crossed out in . pen.. 1975. First Printing. Softcover. 0912458844 . Black and white maps, photos, and illustrations. Number four in the publishers Historic States Series is this expansive work featuring 425 historical photos. ; 224 pages .

$25.00

Our Vanishing Landscape
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Our Vanishing Landscape

By Sloane, Eric

NY: Funk & Wagnalls Co. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed, gift inscription on . front free endpaper.. 1955. Later Printing. Hardcover. 0308700473 . One of Sloane's trademark illustrated explorations of early American life, exploring land use and development from the earliest white settlement and farming communities through the 19th century. Green pictorial cloth. ; 107 pages .

$15.00

The Journal of Madam Knight
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The Journal of Madam Knight

By Knight, Madam; Winship, George Parker

NY: Peter Smith. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards toned and worn. Endpapers toned.. 1935. Reprint. Hardcover. xiv, 72 pp. Folding map of 1702 New England and eastern New York at front. Navy cloth spine with floral patterned cloth sides. Printed paper spine label. Facsimile reprint of 1920 original publication of this 1702 manuscript. Madam Knight journeyed from Boston to New York in 1704 and provides an interesting account of colonial American life. .

$20.00

Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. XXXII

NY: Harper and Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, outer joints cracked but . firm, pages toned and some scattered foxing to interior.. 1866. Hardcover. Bound volume of this monthly magazine comprising the December 1865 - May 1866 issues. Brown three-quarter-leather with marbled sides. Red speckled edges. Gilt titles and five raised bands on spine. Gilt-stamped leather lettering piece with owner name (Sarah Jane Morrison) on front pastedown. Many engravings. Contains articles and stories by Wilkie Collins (Armadale) , Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (Our Thanksgiving) , Charles Dickens (Our Mutual Friend) , several poems by Herman Melville, Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton (Death and Sisyphus) , and others throughout. Other articles cover such topics as the printing and production of the magazine and Harper and Brothers' book binding (many engravings of book presses) , mining in Virginia, Pacific railroad route, bird migration, Blackwells Island Lunatic Asylum in New York, Charles Ellet and his Steam Ram, Red Jacket, diamonds, post-Civil War Richmond, Virginia, underground animal shelters, Civil War Battle of the Peninsula, bird nests, U. S. Navy in North Carolina, Prince of Kung, New York City restaurants, Taeping War, shoddy consumer goods and foods, dream interpretation, lead mines of Galena, Illinois, Yosemite, Livingstones last African expedition, American marriage customs, and air pollution. .

$45.00

The Cry is Peace
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The Cry is Peace

By Budenz, Louis F.

Chicago: Henry Regnery Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Bookstore label on front pastedown, . owner name on front free endpaper, jacket rubbed.. 1952. Second Printing. Hardcover. xiii, 242 pp. Index. Author photo and bio on rear jacket panel. .

$25.00

The Journal of American History, Vol. 6, No. 1 First Quarter, First Section
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The Journal of American History, Vol. 6, No. 1 First Quarter, First Section

NY: Frank Allaben Genealogical Company. Good; Lacking coat-of-arms illustration tipped-in to front cover. Covers . worn.. 1912. Softcover. Issue focuses on President George Washington's English ancestry. Many photos and illustrations. Also includes articles on a John Tyleletter attempting to prevent outbreak of Civil War, Rev. War Col. Giles Jackson, and Indian schools in colonial era. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pages .

$15.00

Scribner's Monthly, Vol. XIII, Nov. 1876 - April 1877

Scribner's. Very Good with no dust jacket; Some pressed leaves, spine sunned, boards . worn.. 1877. Hardcover. Red blindstamped cloth with titles stamped in gilt. Owner bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. Wonderful articles, poems, engravings, stories, and news from various contributors, including John Burroughs, Howard Pyle, Charles Dudley Warner, Frances Hodgson Burnett, J. G. Holland, Bret Harte, and Thomas Bailey Aldrich. Subjects include the Black Hills, Hartford, CT, phytoplankton, Lafayette College, Rome, Turkestan, Constantinople, Norway, ferns, trout fishing, New York Aquarium, Princeton, life insurance, furniture, pitcher plants, Chincoteague, American sporting dogs, Moscow, etc. .

$40.00

Harper\'s New Monthly Magazine, Vol. XLV, June-Nov. 1872
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Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. XLV, June-Nov. 1872

Harper's Magazine Press. Good with no dust jacket; Musty, boards rubbed, insect damage at spine . extremities, pages toned and some scattered foxing to interior.. 1872. Hardcover. Bound volume of this monthly magazine comprising the June - November 1872 issues. Black half-leather with marbled sides. Many engravings. Contains articles and stories by Wilkie Collins (The New Magdalen) , Richard Henry Dana (The Buccaneer) , Anthony Trollope (The Golden Lion of Granpere) , Miss Thackeray (Old Kensington) , Charles Reade (A Simpleton) throughout. Other articles cover such topics as German gambling spas, the Republican movement in Europe, a railroad trip to California, John Wesley, a visit to Rome, a history of the use of the guillotine, history of Cyprus, Joseph Mazzini, a trip to Mount Deseret, Maine, soda-water, a multi-part look at Pennsylvania mountain life, Syrias Orontes River valley, the Greek Orthodox church, Marathon massacre, Venice, steamboat travel to Cleveland and Michigan, Modern Greek politics, Edwin M. Stanton, Edgar Allan Poe, a trip down the Danube River, New York harbor police, Nathaniel Hawthorne, South Manchester, Massachusetts, acoustics, Geneva, and the 1871 Treaty of Washington. ; 952 pages .

$35.00

Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, Vol. LV, June-Nov. 1877
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Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, Vol. LV, June-Nov. 1877

Harper's Magazine Press. Good with no dust jacket; Musty, boards worn, homemade repairs to cloth . sides, pages toned and some scattered foxing to interior.. 1877. Hardcover. Bound volume of this monthly magazine comprising the June - November 1877 issues. Brown three-quarter-leather with cloth sides. Many engravings. Contains articles and stories by R. D. Blackmore (Erema, or My Father’s Sin) , Wilkie Collins (Percy and the Prophet) , Rose Terry Cooke (Mytown) , Charles Reade (A Woman-Hater) throughout. Other articles cover such topics as German art, Androscoggin lakes in Maine, the Niebelungen Lay, the Wheeler survey in Nevada, Gibraltar, bird nests, home science experiments, Sierra Nevada mountains, New York’s Mohawk Valley during the American Revolution, Westminster Abbey, Children’s Aid Society, islands of northern Scotland, hunting with a long-bow, civil service, New Hampshire’s White Mountains, antiquities of Kurium, Castine, Maine, John Keats, wildlife and plant life of Florida, panfish angling, Mahomet, trout fishing, the lading of a ship, Titian, General Stark and the Battle of Bennington, Mount Shasta, Prince Edward Island, classical schools, railroads, walrus hunting, New York City fire men, Burgoyne’s Campaign during the American Revolution, Ottoman Empire, review of Union Army in Civil War by General McClelland, Alaska, magician Robert Houdin, San Antonio, yachting, and miners of Scranton, Pennsylvania. .

$35.00

Good Housekeeping Magazine, September 1932
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Good Housekeeping Magazine, September 1932

NY: International Magazine Company. Good; Musty, light wear to covers.. 1932. Softcover. Color cover art by Jessie Willcox Smith. Many great vintage ads and articles. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 212 pages .

$15.00

The River
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The River

By Lorentz, Pare

NY: Stackpole Sons, 1938. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards worn and dampstained, front free endpaper removed. Blue cloth binding. 82 stills from the Farm Security Administration documentary Lorentz made and his poetic verse.

$20.00

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