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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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Transatlantic Crossing. American Visitors to Britain and British Visitors to America in the Nineteenth Century

By: Allen, Walter [Editor]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID274050

ISBN: 0434018309


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. DJ has 'grubby'appearance with marks to front and slightly age-darkened spine. 332 pages Selected and with an Introduction by the Editor, this is an anthology of the findings and observations of some forty travellers between the two countries. 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

Image for Lethal Imagination Violence and Brutality in American History

Lethal Imagination Violence and Brutality in American History

By: Bellesiles, Michael A (Edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York and London, New York University Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID308333

ISBN: 0814712967


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 453 pages This collection of original essays examines the role of violence in America's past, exploring its history and development, from slave patrols in the Colonial South to gun ownership in the twentieth century. Contributors examine both individual acts, such as domestic violence, murder, dueling, frontier vigilantism, and rape, and group and state-led acts such as lynchings, slave uprisings, rifle clubs, legal sanctions of heterosexual aggression, and invasive medical e... 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 problems. 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

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American Impressions

By: Braddon, H.Y. Hon.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID308212


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Red cloth boards. Gilt title to spine. Some minor marking to rear cover. 120 pages View more info

Image for The Gold Rush. An account of six months in the California diggings

The Gold Rush. An account of six months in the California diggings

By: Buffum, E. Gould

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID304294


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Nice copy. Bookplate to the preliminary pages. Illustrated with black and white gravures reproduced from contemporary paintings and wood engravings. Preface by Oscar Lewis. 152 pages First published in 1850. View more info

Image for Indians of the Southeast: Then and Now

Indians of the Southeast: Then and Now

By: Burt, Jesse & Ferguson, Robert B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Nashville, Abingdon Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID2906

ISBN: 0687187931


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. DJ spine very lightly faded. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and original Drawings by David Wilson 304 pages. Citing early sources, tells the history of the Indians of Southeast USA - their religion, languages, lifestyle, food, games, dance and music and what happened when European settlers arrived. View more info

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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 My Life on the Plains or Personal Experiences with Indians

My Life on the Plains or Personal Experiences with Indians

By: Custer, G.A. General; Edited with an Introduction and Postscript by Kenneth Fenwick

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1963

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID306505


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Good condition. in Good Slipcase. Paper at front hinge starting to crack but binding solid, Spine is age-toned and leather title patch is rubbed. Slipcase faded at edges. Interior is excellent. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. 254 pages View more info

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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