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Claudius, the Cowboy of Ramapo Valley:  A Story of Revolutionary Times in  Southern New York
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Claudius, the Cowboy of Ramapo Valley: A Story of Revolutionary Times in Southern New York

By Johnson, P. Demarest

Middletown, NY: Slauson & Boyd, Press Steam Print. Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, front hinge tender, gift . inscription on dedication page and penciled computations on copyright page.. 1894. First Edition. Hardcover. Burgundy blindstamped cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. Floral patterned endpapers. vi, 7-206 pp. Historical fiction set during the American Revolutionary War and the Ramapo Mountains of Rockland and Orange counties, featuring real-life historical figures; Tory-leaning bandit leader Claudius Smith and his battles with American patriots Barent van Houten and Rembrandt Onderdonk. Owner name "Franklin V. Carlough, Suffern, NY on front flyleaf. .

$65.00

The Long Roll
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The Long Roll

By Johnston, Mary

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed.. 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Gray decorative cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Four color plates by N. C. Wyeth. Historical fiction following the Stonewall Brigade through the Civil War battles until his death in 1863. Map endpapers. x, 683 plus several pages of publisher's ads. .

$20.00

O Apoikos Pais Etoi Existoresis Ton Peripeteio N Tou Biou (The Pioneer Boy  and How He Became President)
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O Apoikos Pais Etoi Existoresis Ton Peripeteio N Tou Biou (The Pioneer Boy and How He Became President)

By Thayer, William M. ; Konstantinos, G. [George Constantine] (translator)

Athens: Typois Lakonais. Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned and worn, pages toned and . waterstained.. 1865. Hardcover. Translated into the Greek by G. Konstantinos [George Constantine]. Rebound in red buckram with gilt stamped leather spine label. (8), 298 pp. Five plates of illustrations by Harley, engraved by Bricher Russell, depicting scenes of Abe LIncoln's frontier boyhood. Inscribed by translator George Constantine on the title page to fellow minister Rev. K. ? Rizzo, which have regrettably been trimmed along with the rest of the text by the rebinder. A Greek translation of Thayer's bestselling, moralistic biography of President Abraham Lincoln, originally published in 1863 at the height of the Civil War. In addition to his work as a translator and minister, the American-educated Constantine was a Congregationalist missionary in Athens and Smyrna and served as US Vice-Consul to the Port of Athens. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Translator .

$60.00

Boys of the Border
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Boys of the Border

By Smith, Mary P. Wells

Greenfield [MA]: John W. Haigis, Jr.. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly tattered and foxed, small . area of liftoff on front jacket panel.. 1954. Hardcover. Map endpapers. Gray tweed boards. Historical fiction based on the border wars in the 1740s along Massachusetts' Mohawk Trail. ; 249 pages .

$35.00

The Bride of Newgate
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The Bride of Newgate

By Carr, John Dickson

NY: Harper and Brothers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket very lightly . tattered.. 1950. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hardcover. 9997405560 . Generally regarded as the first historical whodunnit novel, this book opens with Lady Caroline Ross, bathing in a tub of milk before her marriage to the dashing ex-fencing master, Dick Darwent. Unfortunately, Darwent is in Newgate Prison, awaiting the hangman...Historical fiction by the prolific American author John Dickson Carr (1906-1977) , known principally for his intricately-plotted detective novels. The Edgar Award-winner was the master of the locked room mystery, but also found time to pen many historical novels. Jacket art by Paul Galdone. Author photo in front of bookcase on rear jacket flap. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 308 pages .

$10.00

The Tune That They Play
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The Tune That They Play

By Clive, William

NY: Simon and Schuster. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Remainder dot on page bottoms.. 1973. First Printing. Hardcover. 0671216805 . Bibliography. An historical novel based on the disastrous 1879 battle between British infantry soldiers and Zulu warriors. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 224 pages .

$15.00

The City and the Tsar:  Peter the Great and the Move to the West, 1648-1762
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The City and the Tsar: Peter the Great and the Move to the West, 1648-1762

By Lamb, Harold

Garden City, NY: Doubleday. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket chipped at head of spine.. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Burgundy cloth binding. Map endpapers. Index, notes, illustrations. Author photo on rear jacket panel. An absorbing tale of how Tsar Peter the Great moved Russia into cultural and social equality with the rest of Europe. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages .

$15.00

The Venus of Konpara
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The Venus of Konpara

By Masters, John

NY: Harper. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket worn.. 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Navy cloth binding. Decorative endpapers. Author photo on rear jacket panel. An archaeological adventure story set in Victorian India, in which a group of folks search for an ancient Indian statue while dodging man-eating tigers. Jacket art by Paul Laune. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 338 pages .

$10.00

Found in the Philippines:  The Story of a Woman's Letters
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Found in the Philippines: The Story of a Woman's Letters

By King, Capt. Charles

NY: The Hobart Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed and lightly soiled. Fiction . set in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War era.. 1901. Reprint. Hardcover. Red decorative cloth with front cover design of soldier with rifle. Author photo as frontispiece. ; 342 pages .

$16.00

Sister Anna:  A Story of Shaker Life
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Sister Anna: A Story of Shaker Life

By Coleman, Wim; Perrin, Pat

Carlisle, MA: Discovery Enterprises, Ltd.. Very Good. 2000. First Printing. Softcover. 157960059x . An historical novel about Sister Anna and the American Shaker movement. ; 234 pages .

$10.00

Jerusalem
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Jerusalem

By Holland, Cecelia

NY: Forge. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Remainder dot on page bottoms.. 1996. First Printing. Hardcover. 0312859562 . Historical fiction about the Crusades set in the year 1187 AD, when Jerusalem was ruled by a Crusader Kingdom led by the young King Baudouin, a leper, and his widowed sister, Sybilla. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 318 pages .

$12.00

The Knitting of the Souls:  A Tale of 17th Century Boston
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The Knitting of the Souls: A Tale of 17th Century Boston

By Gay, Maude Clark

Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1904. First Edition. Hardcover. Navy cloth with fruit swag, heart and arrow design on front boards in light green, yellow and gilt. Several illustrations by Frank T. Merrill. ; 395 pages .

$25.00

Oliver Wiswell
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Oliver Wiswell

By Roberts, Kenneth

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly rubbed.. 1940. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding. Map endpapers. An historical novel about the American Revolutionary War as told through the eyes of Loyalist Oliver Wiswell. ; 836 pages .

$40.00

Lieutenant Hornblower
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Lieutenant Hornblower

By Forester, C. S.

Norwalk, CT: Easton Press. Near Fine; Barest hint of rubbing to boards.. 2001. Leather. Frontispiece illustration by Douglas Smith. Navy leather with elaborate gilt design stamped on boards and spine. All edges gilt. Tan moire endpapers. Silk ribbon marker. ; Horatio Hornblower Classics; 313 pages .

$60.00

Mistress Content Cradock
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Mistress Content Cradock

By Trumbull, Annie Eliot

NY: A. S. Barnes and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine sunned, foxing to endpapers and . leaves surrounding illustrations.. 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Gray decorative cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine and black design of Puritan woman in profile on front boards. Top edges gilt. Eight illustrations by Charles Copeland. 306 pp + 6 pp of publisher's ads. An historical novel set in Puritan Massachusetts. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$60.00

Polly Trotter, Patriot
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Polly Trotter, Patriot

By Knipe, Emilie Benson; Knipe, Alden Arthur

NY: Macmillan Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, foxing to endpapers, gift . inscription on front free endpaper.. 1919. Later Printing. Hardcover. Blue decorative cloth with faded color litho illustration of colonial era woman in profile pasted inside decorative cartouche. Several black and white illustrations. An historical novel set in colonial era Boston. ; 303 pages .

$15.00

The Sun of Saratoga:  A Romance of Burgoyne's Surrender
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The Sun of Saratoga: A Romance of Burgoyne's Surrender

By Altsheler, Joseph A.

NY: D. Appleton & Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, pages toned and brittle, front free . endpaper removed and hinge cracked.. 1897. First Edition. Hardcover. Light blue decorative cloth. Appleton's Town and Country Library, No. 216. One of the prolific author's historical novels for young readers based on the Battles of Saratoga and the defeat of the British forces commanded by Gentleman Johnny Burgoyne. This first major victory by the American forces is considered to be the Turning Point in the American Revolutionary War. ; 313 pages .

$55.00

In the Heart of the Rockies:  A Story of Adventure in Colorado
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In the Heart of the Rockies: A Story of Adventure in Colorado

By Henty, G. A.

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner name, bookplate.. 1897. Later Printing. Hardcover. Gray decorative cloth with design of Native American man wielding bow and arrow on front boards. 32 pages of publisher's ads at rear. Historical fiction based on Major Powell's 1869 expedition to explore the canyons of the Green River and Colorado River. ; 353 pages .

$35.00

California Landmarks
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California Landmarks

By McClure, James D.

Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth binding. Many black and white photos. Map endpapers. A look at various historical landmarks throughout the Golden State. ; 149 pages .

$13.00

Command a King's Ship
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Command a King's Ship

By Kent, Alexander

NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1974. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0399112782 . The sixth novel in the Richard Bolitho nautical fiction series, set in the 1780s during which our hero battles the French fleet to protect his frigate Undine as she sails the waters off India. ; Richard Bolitho; Ex-Library; Vol. 6; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 320 pages .

$15.00

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