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Western Wilds and the Men Who Redeem Them, An Authentic Narrative, Beadle, J.H.
1 Beadle, J.H. Western Wilds and the Men Who Redeem Them, An Authentic Narrative
Cincinnati, Oh Jones Brothers & Company 1879 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rebound with 1/4 leather and gold lettering. Marbled endpapers. Clean contents. Chapters include, among others: The Journey to Utah, The Hawkeyes, Geffroy's Trials, Polygamia, The Missouri Valley, Among the Aztecs, The Fair Apostae, Minnesota, The Mormon Murders, The Nobel Red Man, The dead Prophet, Where shall we settle. Beautiful book. Scarce.; Illustrations, Drawings; p 
Price: 159.97 USD
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2 Beard, Charles Austin America in midpassage,
New York , NY The Macmillan company 1939 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Jones, Wilfred 
Two volume set. Volumes 1 & 2. Blue gray covers. Small stamp of prior owner's name. Otherwise tight and clean. Fully indexed. ; Drawings; 6 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Your United States  Impressions of a First Visit, Bennett, Arnold
3 Bennett, Arnold Your United States Impressions of a First Visit
Harper 1912 1103976400 / 9781103976409 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Frank Craig 
Original 1912 hardback printing not a reprint. "Enoch Arnold Bennett (27 May 1867 27 March 1931) was an English writer. He is best known as a novelist, but he also worked in other fields such as the theatre, journalism, propaganda and films. Bennett suffered from a stammer, which Somerset Maugham described as making it "painful to watch the struggle he had sometimes to get the words out." Maugham, who also suffered from a stammer, speculated that "except for the stammer which forced him to introspection, Arnold would never have become a writer.During the First World War Bennett became Director of Propaganda for France at the Ministry of Information. His appointment was made on the recommendation of Lord Beaverbrook, who also recommended him as Deputy Minister of the Department at the end of the war. He refused a knighthood in 1918. Bennett died of typhoid at his home in Baker Street, London, on 27 March 1931. Bennett was a prolific writer with dozens of titles including fiction, plays, non-fiction, Film adaptations, Opera, and propaganda. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 268 pages 
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4 BRYAN, Daniel THE MOUNTAIN MUSE Comprising the Adventures of Daniel Boone; and the Power of Virtuous and Refined Beauty.
Harrisonburg, VA Publisher 1813 First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Original work. This is NOT a reprint or digitized work. Leather cover. Title page is missing. Starts with Preface. Remaining contents clean. Cover shows scuffing and repair to leather. Great Reading. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall 
Price: 129.97 USD
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5 Condit, Kenneth Hamilton Cyrus Fogg Brackett of Princeton, Pioneer in electrical engineering education (Newcomen Address)
Newcomen Society in North America 1952 First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Tan paperback booklet wit black print. ; 1833-1915; 28 pages 
Price: 4.97 USD
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6 DeBow, J.D.B. Statistical View of the United States
Washington, D. C. Beverly Tucker 1854 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Original work. This is NOT a reprint or digitized work. Brown cover tattered and badly frayed. Contents clean. Embracing its territory, population- white, free colored, and slave, moral and social conditions, Industry, Property, and revenue; the detailed statistics of cities, towns, and counties; being a Compendium of hte seventh census to which are added the results of every pervious census, beginning with 1790, in comparative tables, with explanatory and illustrative notes, based upon the schedules and other official sources of information. Scarce. 
Price: 34.97 USD
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7 Dodd, William Edward The Cotton Kingdom A Chronicle of the Old South
New Haven, CT Yale University Press 1921 Roosevelt Edition; First Impression Flexible leather Very Good with no dust jacket 
Flexible leather cover of Roosevelt Edition with gold lettering. Map included. Scarce.; The Chronicles of America Series, Vol. 27; Vol. 27; 161 pages 
Price: 12.97 USD
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Notes on the settlement and Indian wars of the western parts of Virginia and Pennsylvania, Doddridge, Joseph
8 Doddridge, Joseph Notes on the settlement and Indian wars of the western parts of Virginia and Pennsylvania
Pittsburg, PA John S. Ritenour and W. T. Lindsey 1912 First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with gold lettering. Had Indian drawn on front cover. THis book has been through a fire and the bottom 3/4 of an inch shows damage. The Text is not hurt and contents are otherwise clean. Bottom edge could be trimmed and rebound. Republished with the addition of new and valuable material. Includes a memoir of the auther by his daughter Narcissa Doddridge. 
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Post War Letter to H.N. Comey (Civil War Captain) Verification of information Comey included in article about Dodge in Danvers , MA. Historical Collection (Book signed by Comey and Letter signed by Dodge included), Dodge, Grenville M. (Civil War General)
9 Dodge, Grenville M. (Civil War General) Post War Letter to H.N. Comey (Civil War Captain) Verification of information Comey included in article about Dodge in Danvers , MA. Historical Collection (Book signed by Comey and Letter signed by Dodge included)
Bristol, Ct Author 1914 First Edition; First Edition Ephemera Very Good Signed by Author
Letter is part of a two part offering that includes a signed copy of the Danvers (MA) Historical Collection Vol. II signed by Captain Comey. Comey wrote an article entitled "General Grenville M. Dodge, Danvers' Most Distinguished Living Son". The article follows the career of Dodge who was a General under General Sherman in the Civil War and then went on to design the route and build the Transcontinental Railroad. Dodge is confirming the information that Comey was to include in the article and also sent a donation of $100 to the Historical Society. Letter has handwritten note by Gen. Dodge in corner about the donation. There are two ink spots on letter and creases from being folded and placed in the book. The stationary for the letter has Baldwin Block, Council Bluffs, Iowa where General Dodge moved after completing the Transcontiential Railroad. Under Sherman General Dodge as an engineer built and rebuilt many roads and bridges to enable Sherman and his troops to move rapidly to the front lines. Rare items. ; 8 1/2 x 11; 1 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 899.97 USD
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The Strength and Weakness of Socialism, Ely, Richard T.
10 Ely, Richard T. The Strength and Weakness of Socialism
Chautauqua Press 1899 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cover. Has bookplate in front.; 12mo 7 - 7 1/2 tall; 264 Pages; 264 pages 
Price: 13.97 USD
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11 Field, Thomas W. An Essay Towards an Indian Bibliography. Being a Catalogue of Books, relating to the History, Antiques, Languages, Customs, Religion, Wars, Literature, and Origin of the American Indians, in the Library of Thomas W. Field
Columbus , OH Long's College Book Co. 1951 Reprint; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Scarce reprint of a much rarer work originally published in 1873. This is a definitive and scholarly grouping of one of the largest collection of works relating to Native Americana of both Americas ever produced. The material contained herein (see title) is given full bibliographic treatment: author, title, publisher, place of publication, dates, collation of pages, etc. It also includes descriptive paragraphs for many titles covering the subject, number of edition, etc. It contains titles printed the world over. Inclusive in this reference work are all works which purported in their titles to containg historic, narrative, or literary marterial, relating to the subject books in which any distinct portion, chapter, or appendix claimed by its heading, or table of contents to be devoted to the subject; works containing engravings, illustrative of the manners and peculiarities of the Indians all treatises, or essays. Scarce in this condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 4to; 430 pages 
Price: 24.97 USD
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Whose Friends are they- America's or Russia's?, Read and See, Fink, F.A.
12 Fink, F.A. Whose Friends are they- America's or Russia's?, Read and See
Author 1947 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
A little orange book with cover torn and seperating, but not loose. Deals with the organization "Protestants and other Americans United for Seperation of Church and State". Rare booklet. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 61 pages 
Price: 39.97 USD
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13 Gibbs, James T Can our republic survive? Twentieth century common sense and the American crisis
Great Barrington, MA American Institute for Economic Research 1969 Various Paperback Fine with no dust jacket 
Clean contents. Scarce. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Economic education bulletin; Charts; 55 pages 
Price: 11.47 USD
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Our Unique Role Summary, Hall, Gus
14 Hall, Gus Our Unique Role Summary
New York , NY New Outlook Publishers & Distributers 1987 1st Thus; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with white print. A booklet on the Communist Party USA. A summary of Gus Hall's main report to the 24th National Convention. Rare. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Booklet; 12mo; 24 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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15 Hammond, Lamont BURKE'S SPEECH ON CONCILIATION WITH AMERICA
Ginn & Co. 1897 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover some writing inside otherwise very good. Concerning the imperial controversy at the time Burke (Edmund) argued that the British government had acted in a both unwise and inconsistent manner. Again, Burke claimed that Britain's way of dealing with the colony question was strictly legal and he urged that also "claims of circumstance, utility, and moral principle should be considered, as well as precedent"(...432). In other words, if the British, persistently clinging to their narrow legalism, were not to clash with the ideas and opinions of the colonists on these matters, they would have to offer more respect and regard for the colonies' cause. Burke called for "legislative reason" in two of his parliamentary speeches on the subject; On American Taxation (1774) and On Moving His Resolutions for Conciliation With America (1775). However, British imperial policy in the controversy would continue to ignore these questions. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 152 pages 
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An account of the remarkable captivity of Elizabeth Hanson, her four children and servant-maid, who were taken by the Indians, Hanson, Elizabeth
16 Hanson, Elizabeth An account of the remarkable captivity of Elizabeth Hanson, her four children and servant-maid, who were taken by the Indians
s.n 1830 Early Edition; First Impression Stationery Very Good with no dust jacket 
Uneven cut paper has been rebound using marbled paper boards, gold on black title, Parchment end papers with buffered and restored text block. Very handsome presentation. There is foxing to the original pages. There is no publication date as this original imprint has been rebound as described. The final paragraph is "N.B. The substance of the forgoing account was taken from her own mouth by Samuel Bowuas. And in the ninth month, called September, 1741, Samuel Hopwood was with her, and received the relation much to the same purpose; at which time he saw the child (then grown a young women) who was sucking at her brest when she was carried into captivity." There are other accounts up to 26 pages, but this appears to be the 16 page account published by Davies and Company in 1810. (see google books) There is not title page to confirm this, but pages are complete. Rare imprint.; 16 pages 
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17 Hardy, Mary McDowell Duffus Through cities and prairie lands Sketches of an American tour
R. Worthington 1890 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Green and black cover shows rubs.Contents clean. Scarce. ; 338 pages 
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The Passing of the Frontier A Chronicle of the Old West, Hough, Emerson & Colored Frontis
18 Hough, Emerson & Colored Frontis The Passing of the Frontier A Chronicle of the Old West
New Haven, CT Yale University Press 1921 Roosevelt Edition; First Impression Leather Bound Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Flexible leather cover of Roosevelt Edition with gold lettering. Map included. Fully indexed and has a bibliographical notes section. Scarce. 
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19 Hulbert, Archer Butler The paths of inland commerce; A chronicle of trail, roads, and waterway,
New Haven CT Yale University Press 1921 Roosevelt Edition; First Impression Leather Bound Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
We provide delivery tracking to all US orders. ; The chronicles of America series; Vol. 21; 211 pages 
Price: 11.67 USD
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Voyages and Discoveries of the Companions of Columbus, Irving, Washington
20 Irving, Washington Voyages and Discoveries of the Companions of Columbus
Philadelphia PA Carey & Lea 1831 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Dark brown cover with gold print. This book may have been rebound at some time in past. Contents has foxing otherwise clean. Title page has 1" section missing from top but does not cut in to the title; Intro page has chip. Book otherwise very good. John F. Hinman to whom this book is inscribed, by Isaac T. Wright, Esq. of Castleton, VT was found to have moved to Bellevue (Eaton County) Michigan from Castleton, VT as recorded in the Michigan Historical Society Records, Volume 8. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 350 pages 
Price: 149.97 USD
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