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Image for Pioneer America (The History of Human Society)

Pioneer America (The History of Human Society)

By: Alden, John R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson of London: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID277447


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [Price-Clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White plates and maps. DJ has creased inside front flap. Numbers neatly inked to upper corner of front free endpaper. xxix, 309 pages, Index x The epic story of American society from pre-colonial times to the end of the Civil War. View more info

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The American Work Ethic and The Changing Work Force An Historical Perspective (Contributions in Labor Studies Number 52)

By: Applebaum, Herbert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Westport, CT, Greenwood Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID301679

ISBN: 031330677X


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fine Condition. As new. 228 pages From colonial times to the twentieth century. View more info

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An American Experience

By: Ashbolt, Allan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Paul S. Eriksson: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID196235


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine sunned & now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 304 pages A journalist-critic examines the national climate of racial intolerance, violence, corruption, crime, conspicuous consumption View more info

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The Wind Won't Know Me. A History of the Navajo-Hopi Land Dispute

By: Benedek, Emily

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books: 1993

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID281244

ISBN: 0679743863


Octavo Size [approx 13 x 20cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xii, 439 pages Recounts the tortuous progress of the Navajo-Hopi land dispute and portrays the lives it has consumed with a new Introduction by the author. View more info

Image for My Country The Remarkable Past and The Wild Country More Tales From The Remarkable past Two Volumes in Slipcase

My Country The Remarkable Past and The Wild Country More Tales From The Remarkable past Two Volumes in Slipcase

By: Berton, Pierre

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, McCelland and Stewart Ltd: 1977

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: ID270918

ISBN: 0771013930


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. This is a heavy item and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 320 & 250 pages Historical, social or geographical significant stories about Canada's past by famous Canadian journalist and author, Pierre Berton. View more info

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The Kensington Rune Stone. New Light on an Old Riddle.

By: Blegen, Theodore

Price: $18.00

Publisher: St Paul, MI, Minnesota Historical Society: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition (Presumed)

Seller ID: ID299101


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Spine lightly sun-faded.Dustjacket is price-clipped. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 212 pages This book by an eminent historian dispassionately examines the circumstances surrounding the stone's discovery and the early history of the controversy in an attempt to untangle some of the snarles and clarify some of the ... View more info

Image for A Nation of Agents The American Path to a Modern Self and Society

A Nation of Agents The American Path to a Modern Self and Society

By: Block, James E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302564

ISBN: 0674008839


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 658 pages A sweeling reinterpretation of American political culture. View more info

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Manchester on the Merrimack

By: Blood, Grace Holbrook

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Manchester, New Hampshire, manchester Historical Association: 1975

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID235520


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 353+ PAGES A local history of Manchester, New Hampshire. First published in 1948. View more info

Image for Native Villages and Village Sites East of the Mississippi (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 69)

Native Villages and Village Sites East of the Mississippi (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 69)

By: Bushnell Jr., David I.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294564


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. Lovely full colour frontispiece of a section of the La Harpe Manuscript Map, circa 1720. Stamp of previous owner (Royal Society of South Australia) to font pastedown and title page. Unlike the modern reproductions, the plates and diagrams/drawings are clear and distinct. 111 pages + plates View more info

Image for Close to Shore.  A True Story of Terror in an Age of Innocence.

Close to Shore. A True Story of Terror in an Age of Innocence.

By: Capuzzo, Michael

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Broadway Books: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID303242

ISBN: 0767904133


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 317 pages Combining rich historical detail and a harrowing, pulse pounding narrative, "Close to Shore" brilliantly re-creates the summer of 1916, when a rogue great white shark attacked swimmers along the New Jersey shore, triggering mass histeria and launching the most extensive shark hunt in history. View more info

Image for The Good Old Days: A History of American Morals and Manners as Seen Through the Sears Roebuck Catalogs

The Good Old Days: A History of American Morals and Manners as Seen Through the Sears Roebuck Catalogs

By: Cohn, David L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Arno Press: 1976

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: ID11327

ISBN: 0405076800


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Interior starting to tan with age. Black & white illustrations. 597pages. View more info

Image for Passage to America. A History of Emigrants from Great Britain and Ireland to America in the Mid-nineteenth Century.

Passage to America. A History of Emigrants from Great Britain and Ireland to America in the Mid-nineteenth Century.

By: Coleman, T.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID488

ISBN: 0091104009


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 304 pages+index View more info

Image for "Uncle Dick Wootton". The Pioneer Frontiersman of the Rocky Mountain Region

"Uncle Dick Wootton". The Pioneer Frontiersman of the Rocky Mountain Region

By: Conard, Howard Louis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Time-Life Books: 1980[1890]

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID266124


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine condition. Leather binding with gilt titles, marbled endpapers and gilt to edges. Black & white illustrations. 472 pages An account of the adventures and thrilling experiences of a noted American hunter, trapper, guide, scout, and Indian fighter. View more info

Image for Poor Richard's Politicks Benjamin Franklin and His New American Order

Poor Richard's Politicks Benjamin Franklin and His New American Order

By: Conner, Paul W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID259613


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Some age-toning to spine. xiv, 285 pages An examination of the political and social thoughts of Benjamin Franklin. View more info

Image for River Dreams.  Tales of a Lumbee Warrior

River Dreams. Tales of a Lumbee Warrior

By: Cummings, Delano

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Maine, Signal Tree Publications: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID285348

ISBN: 0965185842


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fine Condition. As new. Black & white illustrations. 146 pages View more info

Image for John Paul Jones

John Paul Jones

By: De La Croix, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd.: 1962

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID278295


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some light soiling & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Some mild tape marks to endpapers. 222 pages Translated from the French by Edward Fitzgerald View more info

Image for The Vigilantes of Montana or Popular Justice in the Rocky Mountains. Being a Correct and Impartial Narrative of the Chase, Trial, Capture and Execution of Henry Plummer's Band

The Vigilantes of Montana or Popular Justice in the Rocky Mountains. Being a Correct and Impartial Narrative of the Chase, Trial, Capture and Execution of Henry Plummer's Band

By: Dimsdale, Thos

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Time-Life Books: 1980

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID184342

ISBN: 0809440237


Octavo Size. Very Good condition, Leather binding, gilt edges, ribbon book marker and marbled endpapers. Fascsimile reprint of 1866 edition 228pages. Classics of the Old West series. View more info

Image for American Vistas 1877 to the present

American Vistas 1877 to the present

By: Dinnerstein, Leonard and Jackson,Kenneth (Editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1987

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: ID6956

ISBN: 0195041372


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 354pages View more info

Image for Super Casino Inside the New Las Vegas

Super Casino Inside the New Las Vegas

By: Earley, Pete

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 2000

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: ID202240

ISBN: 0553095021


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 386 pages View more info

Image for Daniel Boone  The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer

Daniel Boone The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer

By: Faragher, John Mack

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Company: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID301493

ISBN: 0805016031


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and several maps.. 429 pages View more info