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America has a rich and vibrant history, so it is only appropriate that the Biblio Rare Book Room has a fantastic selection of rare American history books. From biographies of famous and influential American politicians to books on inspiring Civil War battles, there is something for everyone in the Biblio Rare Book Room. The rare American history books section not only includes books, but famous maps, proclamations, and other ephemera as well that will surely increase the value of your rare and antique book collection.



History of the Indian Tribes of North America. With biographical sketches and anecdotes of the principal chiefs by McKenney, Thomas L. and James Hall

A handsome set, with original wrappers, of this landmark of American publishing history, "one of the most costly and important ever published on the American Indians" (Field). In 1816 James Madison named Thomas McKenney superintendent of Indian trade, and...

From 19th Century Rare Book and Photograph Shop

$125,000.00


Colección de los autos de notificación como visitador general de Nueva Vizcaya en Sonora y Sinaloa. by ISTURIZ, Gabriel de

México (Varios lugares), 1685. 317x219mm. (12½x8½").. [Manuscrito]. México, varios lugares de la frontera norte, 1685-1686. En folio (317 x 219)mm. (1), 23 folios, 1 bl. En total 97 Autos redactados, algunos con tinta azul, en papel timbrado. Firmas ...

From Librería José Porrúa Turanzas

€45,000.00


Descriptive Book of Thieves by City of Cleveland Police Department

Approximately 3200 booking records (approximately 20 of which have been contemporaneously blotted-out) numbered 37888 to 41109 accompanied by individual 2 x 3 inches photographs and description of the person and their alleged crime. Full brown cloth. Fro...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$40,000.00


Signed; partially printed, partially manuscript Document of Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. by Benjamin Franklin

April 5, 1787. Framed land grant to Lt. John Armstrong on vellum with affixed State of Pennsylvania seal: "The Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. To all to whom these presents shall come GREETING: KNOW YE, That in considerat...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$28,870.00


The Constitutions of the Several Independent States of America; the Declaration of Independence; the Articles of Confederation between The Said States; the Treaties between his most Christian Majesty and the United States of America. by Continental Congress

Book Details: manuscript signature, "John Whiting" cursive script, in period ink on title page format: book is numbered 1-226. page 208 misprinted as "108". two blank front and back end papers. dimensions: 6 7/8" x 4 3/8" x 3/4" approx. condition: as fou...

From Original Antique Maps

$23,000.00


[MASSIVE ARCHIVE OF THOUSANDS OF ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS AND PHOTOGRAPHIC SLIDES, ALONG WITH NUMEROUS AUDIO RECORDINGS, COMPILED BY JACOB HARRIS, AN AMERICAN WHO SERVED AS A SENIOR POLICE ADVISOR IN VIETNAM AND THAILAND DURING THE VIETNAM WAR]. by HARRIS, JACOB

Vietnam, Thailand, and elsewhere in Asia as well as the United States, Europe, and the Middle East ca. 1964-1974: Compiled by Jacob Harris, an American who served as a Senior Police Advisor in Vietnam and Thailand during the Vietnam War, 1964 - 1974, 1964...

From BUCKINGHAM BOOKS

$18,750.00


Grapes and Grape Vines of California (3 Plates) by Bosqui, Edward

Own a piece of history...three of the original chromolithograph prints from "Grapes and Grape Vines of California" by Edward Bosqui, the Johannesburg Riesling (the most desirable of all), The Zinfandel, and the Sultana. There might have been a total of 2...

From Cabin of Curiosities

$15,500.00


Travels in the Interior of North America by Maximilian, Prince of Wied; LLOYD, H. Evans (trans.)

London: Ackermann and Co, 1843. Hardcover. Very good. x, [2], 520 p. 32 cm. 52 small in-text illustrations, presumably after Karl Bodmer. Large fold-out map at rear with route marked in colour. List of Illustrations and Plates refers to plate volume. Bo...

From Attic Books

$15,000.00


Quadrupeds of North America 1860 edition. by John James Audubon & John Bachman

Publisher's deluxe binding in full blind-stamped morocco, blind stamped inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges heavily gilt. 155 hand-colored lithographic plates. The first Lockwood edition and the second quarto book edition overall. Dime stain...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$8,000.00


Dreams From My Father by Obama, Barack

New York: Times Books, 1995. Ex-Library. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 1995 Times Books TRUE STATED FIRST EDITION with typical Random House # line to "2." With a **SIGNED** card by PRESIDENT OBAMA ( and a 100% guaran...

From Bren-Books.com

$7,500.00


AMERICANA. Eight Cocktail Napkins, Hand Blocked, with Recipes and the Histories of Eight Famous Drinks by PROHIBTION COCKTAIL BOOK

NP. No Date. Circa 1925. FIRST, AND ONLY, EDITION. Oblong octavo. Illustrated with 8 hand blocked, hand coloured cocktail napkins mounted into the book among text pages. White printed boards with later plain burgundy cloth tape spine. Light soiling to bi...

From Paul Foster Books

£5,000.00


INVASION OF PENNSYLVANIA BY THE CONFEDERATES (MANUSCRIPT TITLE) by ANONYMOUS

Waynesboro, Pennsylvania: Privately written, 1863., 1863. First edition. A fascinating eyewitness account written by an unnamed resident of the town of Waynesboro, Pa., concerning Confederate troop activity in Pennsylvania near the Maryland border in the...

From BUCKINGHAM BOOKS

$6,500.00


PROCEEDINGS OF A COURT OF INQUIRY IN THE CASE OF MAJOR MARCUS A. RENO CONCERNING HIS CONDUCT AT THE BATTLE OF THE LITTLE BIG HORN RIVER, JUNE 25-26, 1876. by GRAHAM, COLONEL WILLIAM A. [TRANSCRIBER]

N.P.: 1933, 1933. First edition. One of four copies authorized by W. A. Graham, Colonel J. A. G. D. Chief, Military Affairs Section in 1933. Tall, thick quarto. Red buckram, gold stamping on spine, 676 pp. "On June 25-26, 1876, five companies of the...

From BUCKINGHAM BOOKS

$6,500.00


Algemeine Geschichte Der Länder Un Völker Von America. by Schröter, Johann Friedrich

Halle: Johann Justinus Gebauer, 1752, 1753. 1st. Hardcover. Very good. Compiled and translated by Johann Friedrich Schröter. The introduction by Baumgarten is first published here and contains footnotes that are a list of books published on the Americ...

From James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A.)

$6,120.00


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