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The Life of John Ledyard, the American Traveller; Comprising Selections  from His Journals and Correspondence
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The Life of John Ledyard, the American Traveller; Comprising Selections from His Journals and Correspondence

By Sparks, Jared

Hilliard and Brown. Good. 1828. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Original brown boards are rubbed and worn at extremities, mildly stained. Lacking the backstrip; previous owner replaced it with brown plastic. Title is hand-printed on new backstrip in white ink. Binding is tight. Original pages are generally very good, with almost no trace of foxing. Page ends are untrimmed. . Ledyard was a marine on Cook's third voyage. He has been termed America's first explorer. A solid copy of a scarce volume. Howes S-818. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 325 pages. E2 .

$450.00

The American Revolution and the West Indies
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The American Revolution and the West Indies

By Toth, Charles W.

Kennicat Press & Associated Faculty Pr Inc. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1975. Hardcover. Dust jackewt has light edgewear, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Page ends of book are lightly spotted, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Appears unread. . Twenty papers address aspects of the main theme. Notes, References. . Kennikat Press National University Publications Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 225 pages. D1 .

$17.50

Crossed Swords
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Crossed Swords

By Alloway, Mrs. Clement

Toronto. Toronto: William Briggs. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1912. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Decorated crimson cloth covers are mildly stained, bumped. Gilt is dulled on spine, less so on front cover. Owner name on front pastedown. Defects are minor; pages are clean and unmarked, binding is tight. . Historical novel about the American Revolutionary war, specifically about the fifth seige of Quebec by the Continental troops. A solid copy of the first edition.. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 391 pages. C5 .

$25.00

Pennington Profile  A Capsule of State and Nation
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Pennington Profile A Capsule of State and Nation

By O'Connell, Margaret J

Self Published. Very Good+. 1966. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Slight bump to corner of front cover, warm gift inscription to former owner. Also, pages 126-27 are discolored from a laid in old newspaper article. . History of Pennington, New Jersey, set in the larger time and place. Includes dozens of plates, index. A handsome copy of the first edition, stated. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 289 pages. C3 .

$50.00

Arator  Being a Series of Agricultural Essays, Practical and Political- in  Sixty-Four Numbers
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Arator Being a Series of Agricultural Essays, Practical and Political- in Sixty-Four Numbers

By Taylor, John of Caroline

Liberty Fund. As New. 1977. Paperback. No defects, As New. Book is bound in heavy brown card stock and pages are sewn, not glued. A beautiful copy. . Originally published in 1818.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 394 pages. C1 .

$17.50

Honor to George Washington and 16 Readings
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Honor to George Washington and 16 Readings

By Dr. Albert Bushnell Hart

United States George Washington Bicentennial Commission. Very Good. 1931. 1st Edition. Paperback. Side-stapled leaves with illustrated paper cover. Front cover has a corner crease, short tear at spine, staple has torn through at top. Contents are excellent. Dimensions are 12 x 9 inches. This memorial to George Washington on the bicentennial of his birth consists of 16 pamphlets of varying length bound together into one book. Each pamphlet was written by a different person. They treat Washington from various points of view: (1) Frontier Background of Washington's Career; (2) Washington: The Man of Mind; (3) Tributes to Washington; (4) Washington the Farmer; (5) Washington as a Religious Man; (6) Washington the Colonial and National Statesman; (7) Washington and the Constitution; (8) Washington as President; (9) Washington, Proprietor of Mount Vernon; (10) Washington the Military Man; (11) Washington the Traveler; (12) Washington the Business Man; (13) Washington as Engineer and City Builder; (14) Washington's Home and Fraternal Life; (15) (Not in Print) ; (16) Classified Washington Bibliography. All readings are stapled into a single cover. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 198 pages. B0 .

$45.00

Launching the "Extended Republic"  The Federalist Era
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Launching the "Extended Republic" The Federalist Era

By Hoffman, Ronald & Peter J. Albert

University of Virginia Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1996. 1st Edition. Hardcover. No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Nine papers address aspects of the general topic, Index. A beautiful copy. . United States Capitol Historical Society Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 397 pages. A3 .

$30.00

History of the United States of America During the Administrations of  James Madison 1809-1817
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History of the United States of America During the Administrations of James Madison 1809-1817

By Adams, Henry

The Library of America. Fine. 1986. 1st Edition Thus. 1st Printing. Hardcover. No defects in book, appears unread. Slipcase is slightly soiled. . Covers both of James Madison's administrations, two volumes in one. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 1435 pages. U3 .

$25.00

Wilderness plots Tales about the Settlement of the American Land
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Wilderness plots Tales about the Settlement of the American Land

By Sanders, Scott R

Morrow. As New in As New dust jacket. 1983. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. No defects in book or jacket, the latter protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book appears unrea, bnding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Gift quality. . SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on half-title page. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 128 pages. Signed by Author. T6 .

$80.00

Musquito Harbor:   A Narrative History of Winter Harbor, Maine, 1790-2005
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Musquito Harbor: A Narrative History of Winter Harbor, Maine, 1790-2005

By Smallidge, Allan

Ironbound Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2006. 1st Edition. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Index. A must-have for gtenealogical researchers with an interest in Maine. A handsome unused Maine postcard is laid in: The Way Life Ought To Be. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 399 pages. T2 .

$65.00

Revolution and the Word  The Rise of the Novel in America
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Revolution and the Word The Rise of the Novel in America

By Davidson, Cathy N.

Oxford University Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1987. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Blindstamp of former owner on title page, no other defects. Dust jacket is price-clipped, no other defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. A beautiful copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 333 pages. K1 .

$30.00

Godliness, Property, and the Franchise in Puritan Massachusetts: an  Interpretation
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Godliness, Property, and the Franchise in Puritan Massachusetts: an Interpretation

By Simmons, Richard C.

Journal of American History. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1968. Softcover. Stapled booklet with card covers. No defects except that the AUTHOR HAS SIGNED AND WRITTEN AN INSCRIPTION on the front cover to a colleague. . Revisionist interpretation of the relationship stated in the title. Reprinted from The Journal of American History, Vol. LV, No. 3, Dec. 1968. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 17 pages. Signed by Author. L6 .

$22.50

Captain Jotham Parsons (1783-1860) : a Genealogical Biography
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Captain Jotham Parsons (1783-1860) : a Genealogical Biography

By Wang, Joan Parsons

Estate of J. P. Wang. New. 2001. 1st Edition. Hardcover. No defects; a New copy. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by the author's daughter. . An extremely careful and thorough study of the subject, providing a definitive study of the Parsons family, with lesser attention to dozens of related families. A beautiful copy, gift quality. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 611 pages. Signed by Family Member. I4 .

$155.00

Sketches of Early Bethlehem
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Sketches of Early Bethlehem

By Myers, Richmond E.

The Moravian College Alumni Association. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1982. 1st Edition. Later Printing. Hardcover. Jacket has light edgewear and soil, still bright and attractive, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . This is not the Biblical Bethlehem, but the Moravian one, located in Pennsylvania. It consists of a selection from columns from the Allentown Sunday Call-Chronicle from 1963-1981.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 200 pages. I3 .

$16.50

East Providence, RI
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East Providence, RI

By East Providence Historical Society

Arcadia Pub. Fine. 1997. Paperback. Trade paperback bound in glossy paper covers that are a bit rubbed. No other defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . A pictorial history of East Providence, Rhode Island. The b/w photos have significant captions, no other text. Printed on coated paper, a beautiful copy. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 128 pages. I2 .

$35.00

Kegley's Virginia Frontier The Beginning of the Southwest; the Roanoke of  Colonial Days; 1740-1783 with Maps and Illustrations
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Kegley's Virginia Frontier The Beginning of the Southwest; the Roanoke of Colonial Days; 1740-1783 with Maps and Illustrations

By Kegley, F. B.

Roanoke, VA. Roanoke, VA: Southwest Virginia Historical Society. Very Good. 1938. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Olive buckram covers with bright gilt titles to front cover and spine, spine somewhat faded. Minor insect damage, where the color was nibbled off the covers, foxing to page ends. Hinges starting to crack but binding is tight and solid. Bookplate of former owner to both pastedowns, some spotting and soil to endpapers. Contents are excellent; pages are clean and unmarked. . Much reprinted history of the last four decades of Colonial Southwest Virginia. Includes nine folding maps and dozens of other illustrations. With a highly detailed index, the book is invaluable for genealogical research related to the area. This is the first printing, #414 of the printing, limited to 1000 copies. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 786 pages. H6 .

$305.00

The American Revolution. a Condensation Into One Volume of the Six Volume  Work.
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The American Revolution. a Condensation Into One Volume of the Six Volume Work.

By Trevelyan, George Otto & Richard B. Morris

David McKay Company. Fine with no dust jacket. 1966. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Book has no defects. Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt titles and decoration to spine, pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. A handsome book club edition in beautiful condition. . Edited and arranged with an Introduction and Notes by Richard B. Morris. Abridged. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 580 pages. D1 .

$20.00

Revolutionary America
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Revolutionary America

By Powers, Deborah Stanley

The Lilly Library, Indiana University. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1976. 1st Edition. Softcover. Front cover has mild corner bump, Contents are Fine. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked, book appears unread. . Exhibition catalog published by the Lilly Library on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the American Declaration of Independence. 223 items are listed and described, including letters, addresses, broadsides, books, etc., many of which are reproduced. Printed on coated paper. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 171 pages. C4 .

$17.50

The Tower (Yearbook, Westbrook Junior College, 1955)
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The Tower (Yearbook, Westbrook Junior College, 1955)

By Yearbook Staff

Westbrook Junior College. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1955. Hardcover. Owner name written on verso of first endpaper, boards are a bit soiled, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Westbrook Junior College was a liberal arts college in Portland, Maine, founded in 1831 as Westbrook Seminary in Westbrook, Maine. Also known as Westbrook College, it closed in 1996 and merged with the University of New England. This is the 1955 yearbook. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. ~100 pages. C4 .

$55.00

Redeem the Time: the Puritan Sabbath in Early America
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Redeem the Time: the Puritan Sabbath in Early America

By Solberg, Winton U

Harvard University Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1977. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Jacket is a little stressed and soiled at extremities, now protected by fresh mylar cover. No defects to book; pages are clean, binding is tight. Book appears unread. . Scholarly work with notes, bibliographical essay, and index. . A Publication of the Center for the Study of the History of Liberty in America, Harvard University Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 406 pages. B5 .

$30.00

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