Published by Crown Publishers, New York, 1955
Third printing of 1955 first edition. Excellent condition popular title. Hard cover with dustwrapper, both in Near Fine to Very Good condition. 234 pages, numerous illustrations throughout. Travels through the US describing and illustrating landmark buildings. Includes list of National Historic Preservations.
Seller Inventory # 000127
Published by United States Information Service, London, 1959
First Edition. Softcover wraps in Very Good condition. The 44 pages are unmarked and in very good condition. The book brings together a few of the more important and significant passages of Lincoln's letters, speeches and state documents, together with firsthand observations and appraisals of the man by some of those who saw him with contemporary eyes as he moved from day to day through the varied experiences that destiny had ordained for him. The illustrations help supplement and illuminate the text and are themselves contemporary historical documents. A great book for the collector with interests in US History, presidents, Abraham Lincoln, Civil War.
Seller Inventory # 000135
Published by Stephen Daye Press, NEW YORK, 1947
Hardcover in very good condition, pages clean, with very good dustwrapper, 67pp. Numerous illustrations throughout. Scarce book containing poetry.
Seller Inventory # 000250
Published by Oxford at the clarendon Press, Oxford, 1954
Second Edition. Includes newspaper cutting biography of "John Marshall 1755-1835". Hardcover in very good condition, pages clean, with very good dustwrapper, 500pp. Endpaper map of the US in second world war. Slight browning to front endpaper. This new edition contains a chapter dealing with World War II. A short, narrative history of the American people written for the layman rather than the scholar. It is basicaly the story of the evolution of a free society and the development of a people intelligent enough to want freedom and willing to work and to fight for it.
Seller Inventory # 000261
Published by Harvard University Press, CAMBRIDGE, 1945
Second Printing. Hardcover in very good condition, pages clean, 305pp. Color map endpapers. Highly interesting book regrading US-UK relations in 1945, covering the history, present and future relations. Interesting historical record.
Seller Inventory # 000280
Published by Harper & Row, NEW YORK, 1965
First Edition. Hardcover in near fine condition, pages clean, with very good dustwrapper, 459pp. Numerous illustrations throughout. Numerous black and white illustrations throughout.
Seller Inventory # 000286
Published by Hastings House, NEW YORK, 1938
First Edition. Hardcover in very good condition, pages clean, 73pp. Numerous illustrations throughout. The is a small book of photos of old Boston. 73 pages of B&W (actually more brown and white) of the old section of Boston - but nothing of Scollay Square, because at the time of publication nice people pretended Scollay Square did not exist.
Seller Inventory # 000269
Published by Beacon Hill Press, BOSTON, 1957
First Edition. Hardcover in very good condition, pages clean, with very good dustwrapper (but chipped at edges), 261pp. Numerous illustrations throughout. It contains much that is not in guides and histories, and omits much that is. A very interesting history of Boston. An informed enthusiast takes us on a walking tour of many of Boston's ancient, winding streets telling us of their history.
Seller Inventory # 000273
Published by Little, Brown and Company, BOSTON, 1975
First Edition. Hardcover in near fine condition, pages clean, with very good dustwrapper, 448pp. An anthology of essays from the colonial days of John Winthrop, Thomas Hutchinson and Cotton Mather through th Revolutionary War and Federalist era and many other selections up to the present day. A fascinating view of Boston history as reported by its citizens and visitors.
Seller Inventory # 000265
Published by Macmillan Company, NEW YORK, 1959
First Edition. Scarce in the true first edition (this copy). Hard cover with dustwrapper, both in Very Good condition. 273 pages. Gold and Gray cloth binding. Many illustrations. What was it like to enlist, to march, to fight and perhaps to die? Bell Wiley has written the text out of his unique familiarity with contemporary diaries and letters. Hirst Milhollen has searched for and found in many collections, both public and private in the North and the South, the pictures to embellish the text.
Seller Inventory # 000115
Published by E. P. Dutton & Co., New York, 1960
First Edition. Hard cover with dustwrapper, both in Very Good condition. Large book size. History of the Old Southern States both in Colonial Times, 1600-1775, and in the years ending in the Civil war, 1776-1865. 344pp, iIllustrated in b&w with 500 drawings, engravings and photographs. Traces a way of life and a culture that are gone forever. Fascinating reading and highly recommended.
Seller Inventory # 000129
Published by Harper & Row, New York, 1964
First Edition. Includes leaflet "Colonial Churches in the Diocese of Southern Virginia" loosely inserted. Hard cover with dustwrapper, both in Very Good condition. Primarily a book about the southern people: Confederate government, Confederate Army, white and black people in the South. Book begins with Succession of South Carolina on Dec. 20, 1860, followed by other states, the formation of the Confederate government, and follows through to the collapse of the Confederacy. Appendices list members of Confederate cabinet, . Fascinating reading.
Seller Inventory # 000132
Published by Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1962
First Edition. Fine book in Very Good condition dustwrapper (edgewear present). Overall an excellent copy. 3641pp, numerous maps and illustrations throughout. Endpaper maps. The life stories of nine Chiefs who led the Indian resistance. They were the patriots of their people, fighting a lost cause. Individuals covered are: Hiawatha, King Philip, Pope, Pontiac, Tecumseh, Osceola, Black Hawk, Crazy Horse and Chief Joseph.
Seller Inventory # 000153
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1959
First Edition. Very Good condition. Book is near fine, with exception of marked block edge. Wrapper is Very Good, due to limited chipping at edges, as is usual for age. Overall an excellent copy. 832pp, numerous illustrations throughout. Map endpapers. This book describes the expansion of the United States westward. The book has excellent vignettes of major frontisermen from Daniel Boone to the "bad men" of the cow-towns. A fascinating read.
Seller Inventory # 000172
Published by Almqvist & Wiksell, Stockholm, 1953
First Edition. Small quarto, 115pp., profuse b/w illustrations. There is a reading list in english and Swedish.
Seller Inventory # 000278
Published by Oxford University Press, LONDON, 1927
Second Edition. Hardcover in near fine condition, pages clean, with very good dustwrapper, 435pp. Numerous folding maps in color, numerous other illustrations throughout. Deals primarily with the Geography, Topology, Climate, Geology and Natural History of the North American continent.
Seller Inventory # 000283
Published by The Hansard Society, London, 1950
First Edition. With a foreward by Stephen King-Hall. Contributers include Allan Nevins, Harold J. Laski, Harold Zink and others. 201 pp. with index.
Seller Inventory # 000287
Published by Hamish Hamilton, London, 1948
First Edition. Hardcover in very good condition, pages clean, with very good dustwrapper, 284pp. Professor Sir Denis Brogan ( 1900 - 1974 ) achieved some fame in this country by his regular appearances on the Round Britain Quiz radio programme in the 1950s and 60s. His qualification for writing this work, one of several books, is a Master's Degree from Harvard University in American History and two years of travel through the U.S.A. at the height of the Prohibition era. This is a collection of essays on the following topics : The Adams Family, The American Constitution, Tom Paine: Citizen of the World, The American Movies, Calvin ( Coolidge ) the Fifteenth, On Reading American Fiction, The Words of President Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson, The American Language, General Jackson : Rehabilitation, Give Up Hollywood ?, America's Literary Past, The Enigma of Abraham Lincoln, The Negro Dilemma, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and a number of others.
Seller Inventory # 000288
Published by Library of Congress, Washington, 1960
First Edition. Hard cover in Very Good to Near Fine condition. 6487 items described in detail in this guide to what books are useful in studing a particular subject. 10.5"x8"; grey cloth. xv, 1193 pp. Index. Representative Books Reflecting the Development of American Life and Thought. Sections on Literature, Language, Biography, Periodicals, Geography, the American Indian, History, Travel, Society, Communications, Science, Medicine, Entertainment, Sports, Education, Religion, Music, Art, Agriculture, Industry, Government, Law.
Seller Inventory # 000128
Published by Methuen & Co, London, 1937
First Edition. Much revised and updated edition of the 1905 version. Scarce in true first edition. Hard cover in Very Good condition. Provides the classic British account of the Civil War. 328pp, index. Eight folding maps at rear, 3 plans in the text. Rear board badly damp marked, lesser damp affects folding maps but all intact and present. Bright and smart gilt to spine.
Seller Inventory # 000119
Published by Constable & Co, Ltd., London, 1925
First Edition. Hard cover in Very Good condition, slight sun fading to spine as is usual for age. 309 pages, large folding map to show the campaigns of the armies of the Potomac and Northern Virginia at rear, 9 other maps, frontispiece of Lee in 1862, Chronological table of the Civil War, Authorities consulted, index, 11 main chapters in total. An interesting biography of Lee. Exceptionally scarce in the true first edition, first printing. A fairly rare find!.
Seller Inventory # 000125
Published by The Transcript Press, Inc., Dedham, Massachusetts, 1936
First Edition. Hard cover in Very Good condition. Pages are in near fine condition, only defects are slight marking to block edge and external boards. However as seen in image, this is VERY limited. No inscriptions or markings seen. A wonderful copy of this scarce book. Covers the history of Dedham from the settlement in 1635 through to the First World War and after. Numerous illustrations and maps throughout, some folding. 544 pages plus index. More images on request. Price negotiable.
Seller Inventory # 000141