American History & Americana from The Wild Muse

New Arrivals

image of A Reprint of an Interview with Simon Kenton By F.W. Thomas of Louisville, KY.

A Reprint of an Interview with Simon Kenton By F.W. Thomas of Louisville, KY.

by Thomas, F.W.

Seller
The Wild Muse
Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
£46.41

Show Details

Description:
Chillicothe, Ohio: David K. Webb, 1937. Hard cover with string bind and 2-hole punch. Published Chillicothe, Ohio: David K. Webb, 1937. 12mo., 4" x 5 1/4", 36pp. Grey linen covered boards with string tie. Six folded signatures are printed on the verso of old maps. A unique edition. Very good. . Hard. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 16mo.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£46.41
image of The Oregon Vortex - Notes and Data Relative to the Phenomena at the Area of The House of Mystery, Sardine Creek, Gold Hill, Oregon. 1949 Edition

Show Details

Description:
Gold Hill, Oregon: Mildred Lister, 1949. 1949 Edition. Original wrappers. Published Gold Hill, Oregon: Mildred Lister, 1949. 8vo. wrappers in printed gray card covers, 6" x 9", 24pp., illustrated with b/w photos and reproductions, 8 b/w still photos tipped in. Very good. . Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£27.07
image of San Francisco's Great Disaster a full account of the Recent Terrible Destruction of Life & Property by Earthquake, Fire & Volcano in California & Vesuvius

Show Details

Description:
Philadelphia: P. W. Ziegler, 1906. First edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published Philadelphia: P. W. Ziegler, 1906. 8vo., 424pp., illustrated with numerous, full page b/w plates. Pictorial green cloth with black and red titles and designs, decorative green endpapers. Some fading to the red subtitles on spine, one inch closed tear to margin of frontis, mild foxing to title… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£38.68
image of Glimpses of Creole Life in Old St. Louis

Glimpses of Creole Life in Old St. Louis

by Berthold, Eugenie

Seller
The Wild Muse
Published
1933
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
£38.68

Show Details

Description:
St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society, 1933. Softcover. Published St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society, 1933. 8vo. stapled wrappers, 6 1/8" x 9 1/4", 28pp., frontis photo. Previous owner blind emboss on front cover, else fine. . Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£38.68
image of The First Steamboat Voyage on the Western Waters

The First Steamboat Voyage on the Western Waters

by Latrobe, J. H. B

Seller
The Wild Muse
Published
1871
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
1st
Item Price
£193.38

Show Details

Description:
Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1871. First edition. Original softcover. Published Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1871. 8vo. wrappers, 6" x 9 9/16", 32pp., pages uncut. Half inch bump tear to the bottom edge margin on rear cover and last folded sheet, slight loss at the spine ends, else fine, covers and pages clean and bright. . 1st. Soft Cover.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£193.38
image of Glynn's Jamboree. The Magazine That's Like the Kernel of a Nut - All Meat. 5 issues April, July, August, December, 1922, (Vol. 1 Nos. 1,2,3,6); January, 1923; (Vol. II No. 7).

Show Details

Description:
Yonkers, NY: Harry A. Glynn, 1922. 5 original issues, including the first three that were published. April, July, August, December, 1922, (Vol. 1 Nos. 1,2,3,6); January, 1923; (Vol. II No. 7). Published Yonkers, NY: Harry A. Glynn, 1922-1923. 12mo., stapled wrappers, 5 1/4" x 7 3/4", each 32-34pp., plus 4pp. printed stiff covers, illustrated. The first issue (April 1922) was… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£692.28
image of Bloodletters and Badmen: A Narrative Encyclopedia of American Criminals from the Pilgrims to the Present

Bloodletters and Badmen: A Narrative Encyclopedia of American Criminals from the Pilgrims to the Present

by Nash, Jay Robert

Seller
The Wild Muse
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good Minus
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780871311139
Item Price
£38.68

Show Details

Description:
NY: M. Evans And Company, 1973. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: M. Evans And Company, 1973, first printing. 4to., 8 3/4" x 11 1/4", 640pp., illustrated with over 300 photographs. Black cloth with red titles, red and silver design. Some foxing/soiling to edges of page block, light edgewear, else very good, pages bright, unmarked in faie… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£38.68
image of Tavern Signs of America: History

Tavern Signs of America: History

by Smith, Helene

Seller
The Wild Muse
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780945437024
Item Price
£38.68

Show Details

Description:
Greensburg, PA: McDonald & Sward Pub Co, 1989. First edition. softcover. Published Greensburg, PA: McDonald & Sward Pub Co., 1989, first printing. 4to. wrappers, 8 1/2" x 11", vi+106pp., illustrated. Edges of covers reinforced with clear tape, else very good. . 1st. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£38.68
image of Colonial Justice In Western Massachusetts 1639-1702: The Pynchon Court Record An Original Judges' Diary Of The Administration Of Justice In The Springfield Courts In The Massachusetts Bay Colony

Show Details

Description:
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1961. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1961, first printing. 8vo., ix+426pp. illustrated. Blue cloth with gilt titles. foxing on edges of page block, few notations in margin, else very good in very good minus, internally repaired, price clipped dust jacket. 1st. Hard. Very Good Minus/Very Good Minus. 8vo.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£30.94
image of A Pictorial History of Crime

A Pictorial History of Crime

by Symons, Julian

Seller
The Wild Muse
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good Plus
Item Price
£27.07

Show Details

Description:
NY: Bonanza, 1966. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Bonanza, 1966. 4to., 8 1/2" x 11 1/2", 288pp., 750 illustration. Blue cloth with black titles and gray boards. Mild fade to the spine cloth, minor bump to upper corner of some pages, else very good plus, clean bright in very good dust jacket. . Hard. Very Good Plus/Very Good.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£27.07
image of The City of New York: A history illustrated from the collections of the Museum of the City of New York

The City of New York: A history illustrated from the collections of the Museum of the City of New York

by Patterson, Jerry E.; Auchincloss, Louis (foreword); Noble, Jospeh Veach (intro)

Seller
The Wild Muse
Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780810917088
Item Price
£58.01

Show Details

Description:
NY: H. N. Abrams, 1978. Signed first edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: H. N. Abrams, 1978, first printing. Small 4to., 10" x 10", 252pp., 292 illustrations, including 55 plates in full color. Terracotta cloth with gilt titles. Foreword by Louis Auchincloss, introduction by Joseph Veach Noble, director of the Museum of the City of New York. Inscribed… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£58.01
image of The Last Dream-O-Rama - The Cars Detroit Forgot to Build, 1950-1960

The Last Dream-O-Rama - The Cars Detroit Forgot to Build, 1950-1960

by McCall, Bruce

Seller
The Wild Muse
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780609608012
Item Price
£77.35

Show Details

Description:
NY: Crown, 2001. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Crown, 2001, first printing. Oblong 4to., 11 3/4" x 8 3/4", 128pp., lavishly illustrated in full color. Bruce McCall's tongue-in-cheek history of Detroit's dream car era. From the author of the cult classic Zany Afternoons comes perhaps the sharpest, funniest, most original overview of Fifties culture -- and… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£77.35
image of Diplomacy and Indian gifts: Anglo-French rivalry along the Ohio and Northwest frontiers, 1748-1763

Diplomacy and Indian gifts: Anglo-French rivalry along the Ohio and Northwest frontiers, 1748-1763

by Jacobs, Wilbur R.

Seller
The Wild Muse
Published
1950
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st
Item Price
£58.01

Show Details

Description:
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1950. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1950. 8vo., 208pp., illustrated with plates, map endpapers. Red cloth with gilt titles. Minor foxing on front and top edges, else near fine in near fine dust jacket with mild sunning impression. . 1st. Hard. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£58.01
image of A Century of Music in Poughkeepsie (NY) 1802-1911

A Century of Music in Poughkeepsie (NY) 1802-1911

by Andrus, Helen Josephine

Seller
The Wild Muse
Published
1912
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st
Item Price
£77.35

Show Details

Description:
Poughkeepsie: Frank B Howard, 1912. First edition. Limited, numbered edition. Number 95. Hard cover in original cloth. Published Poughkeepsie: Frank B Howard, 1912. 8vo., xi+275pp., illustrated with plates. Burgundy cloth with gilt titles and design, top edge gilting. Some wear at the spine ends and tips, light foxing to endpapers, rough edge to one page. Very good, bright, binding tight.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£77.35
image of Legends of the Mountain Folk's

Legends of the Mountain Folk's

by Ford, William Marshall

Seller
The Wild Muse
Condition
Very Good Plus
Item Price
£38.68

Show Details

Description:
Hamilton, Ohio: Hamilton Printing Company Trade softcover. 8vo. stapled wrappers. Published Hamilton, Ohio: Hamilton Printing Company, no date (1953). 8vo., frontis plus 78pp. Red card covers printed in black. Very good plus, clean, attractive.. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£38.68
image of The Rocky Mountain Saints. A Full And Complete History Of The Mormons

The Rocky Mountain Saints. A Full And Complete History Of The Mormons

by Stenhouse, T. B. H.

Seller
The Wild Muse
Published
1874
Condition
Good
Item Price
£174.04

Show Details

Description:
London: Ward, Lock and Tyler, 1874. Hard cover in original cloth. Published London: Ward, Lock and Tyler, no date, (1874). Thick 8vo., xxiv+761pp. + 24pp. publisher's ads, illustrated frontis of Brigham Young and 79 illustrations. Maroon cloth with gilt and black titles and pictorials, black endpapers. Spine cloth chipped at the crown with closed tear, binding lightly shaken. Good overall,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£174.04
image of Through Cities And Prairie Lands, Sketches Of An American Tour

Through Cities And Prairie Lands, Sketches Of An American Tour

by Hardy, Lady Duffus

Seller
The Wild Muse
Published
1881
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
1st
Item Price
£116.03

Show Details

Description:
NY: R. Worthington, 1881. First American Edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published NY: R. Worthington, 1881. 8vo., xii+338pp. Maroon cloth with publisher's printed spine label, brown endpapers. 1880 travelogue of an English lady covering eastern Canada, Chicago to Cheyenne, Salt Lake City and California, Colorado, St. Louis and New York. Much material on Mormons and Indians. Minor rub… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£116.03
image of Wyoming; Its History, Stirring Incidents, and Romantic Adventure [Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania] Third Edition

Wyoming; Its History, Stirring Incidents, and Romantic Adventure [Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania] Third Edition

by Peck, George, D.D.

Seller
The Wild Muse
Published
1868
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
£77.35

Show Details

Description:
NY: Harper & Brothers, 1868. Third Edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published NY: Harper & Brothers, 1868. 8vo., 432pp., illustrated with full page plates and drawings within the text. Blind embossed purple brown cloth with gilt spine titles. Spine cloth sunned, light wear at the extremities, small stain on front cloth, else very good, clean, tight, no foxing. Chronicles… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£77.35
image of Journal Of An Exploring Tour Beyond the Rocky Mountains with A Map Of Oregon Territory

Journal Of An Exploring Tour Beyond the Rocky Mountains with A Map Of Oregon Territory

by PARKER, Rev. Samuel

Seller
The Wild Muse
Published
1840
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
£502.78

Show Details

Description:
Ithaca N.Y.: Published by the Author, 1840. Second Edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published by the Author, Ithaca N.Y., 1840. 8vo., 400pp., includes large 1838 folding map of Oregon Territory, one full page plate engraving of the Columbia River and a 14 page Vocabulary of Indian Languages - Nez Perce, Klicatat, Calapoosa and Chinook. Parker accompanied the American Fur… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£502.78
image of Etiquette in Society, In Business, In Politics and at Home

Etiquette in Society, In Business, In Politics and at Home

by Post, Emily

Seller
The Wild Muse
Published
1924
Condition
Good
Item Price
£154.70

Show Details

Description:
New York and London: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1924. Eleventh Edition. Hard cover in original dust jacket. Published New York and London: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1924 (May). 8vo., xvii+627pp., illustrated with b/w plates, tables, drawings and reproductions. Blue cloth with gilt titles. Some sweating fade to the cloth at heel, bottom edge and crown, mild sweating indications to top… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£154.70