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Overland Route to California. Description of the Route, Via Council Bluffs, Iowa; Keeping the North Side of the Platte River, for the Whole of the Distance, Lying Near the Stream Thence Over the South Pass; Via the Sublette and Bear River Cut-Offs by Child, Andrew

N.A. Kovach. A beautiful crisp clean hardcover first edition copy in very good condition, expected age toning and light foxing to textblock and age toning to cloth at top edge. No. 25/25 limited edition copies offered for sale. Signed by Lyle H. Wright ...

From Maxwell's House of Books

$185.00


A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, EMBRACING THE WHOLE PERIOD, FROM THE EARLIEST DISCOVERIES TO THE PRESENT TIME. IN THREE PARTS by C. B. TAYLOR

PHILADELPHIA: LEARY & GETZ, 1857 RARE BOOK, BROWN COVER WITH RAISED DESIGN, VERY OUTSIDE OF SPINE COVER MISSING, BOOK COVER IS STILL ATTACHED, PAGES ARE TIGHT AND CLEAN, FORMER OWNER NAME INSIDE FRONT IN PENCIL, BOOK 3 INCHES THICK. MARBLING DESIGN PAGE ...

From Antique Books Den

$425.00


The Story of Yaddo by Trask, Katrina

Private Printing. Very Good with no dust jacket; Has tattered and taped glassine wrapper and . comes in well-worn, waterstained cardboard box.. 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Brown cloth binding with "Yaddo" stamped in gilt on front boards. All...

From Old Saratoga Books

$600.00


ELEMENTS OF CIVIL GOVERNMENT by Alexander L. Peterman

American Book Company, 1891. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. American Book Company, 1891. First edition. Very Good +. Navy boards with black stamped title, gilt lettering on spine. Oregon Edition with supplement from page 225 to 260. An excell...

From 3 R's Books and Antiques

$125.00


"John L. Stoddard's Lectures" (10 volume set missing #10) by John L. Stoddard

Weighing nearly 23 lbs., this is an incomplete 10 volume set with volume 10 missing, with hundreds of beautiful photos and illustrations. These books are in very good to near fine condition, a great look at The Americas, Europe and the World. With thousan...

From Ed'sBest58

$119.99


A Magician Among The Spirits, By Harry Houdini by Houdini, Harry

STATED FIRST EDITION Harper & Brothers, New York and London MCMXXIV (1924) . EX-LIB. Good Condition/ No dust jacket if issued. LIBRARY-BOUND, Pages no longer bright. Houdini and author Arthur Conan Doyle frontis photograph is in nice shape. ORIGINAL PE...

From Mary Riversong

$700.00


The rise and fall of the Confederate government. by DAVIS, Jefferson

1881 1ed Jefferson Davis Rise & Fall of Confederacy Slavery Civil War MAPS CSA "I worked night and day for twelve years to prevent the war, but I could not. The North was mad and blind, would not let us govern ourselves, and so the war came." – Jeffer...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$750.00


Chronicles of America by Various

1918-1921. Yale University Press. Blue boards with gilt lettering and design. Deckled edges with gilt top edge. 26 of the titles have dust jackets while 24 do not have DJ. Not ex-library. One volume has significant damage to the boards and limited damage ...

From Hideaway Books

$900.00


OHIO CENTENNIAL REPORT 1888; REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE NATIONAL CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION by OHIO COMMISSIONERS OF NATIONAL CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION, HELD AT MARIETTA, OHIO. JULY 15-19, 1888

COLUMBUS, OHIO: THE WESTBOTE COMPANY, STATE PRINTERS, 1889 RARE BOOK ON THE NATIONAL CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF THE EARLY SETTLEMENT OF THE TERRITORY NORTH WEST OF THE RIVER OHIO, AND OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF CIVIL GOVERNMENT THEREIN, HELD AT MARIETTA, OHIO...

From Antique Books Den

$225.50


Narrative and Critical History of America. [8 volumes] by Winsor, Justin [Editor]

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1889 Riverside Press edition, first published over a period of six years from 1884-1889. 8 volumes. Small, thick quarto. Approximately 500-600 pages per volume. Well-illustrated with hundreds of portraits, facsimiles, engravings,...

From Argonaut Book Shop

$1,250.00


Picturesque America: or, The land we live in. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, canons [sic], valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our country ; with illustrations on steel and wood by BRYANT, William Cullen [edit.]

1874 BEAUTIFUL 1ed Picturesque America Illustrated Scenery Landscapes AMERICANA 'Picturesque America' is one of the best and most thorough works on the history of America. According to Rainey,"'Picturesque America' was a conspicuous presence in the popula...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$599.00


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 b...

From Paul Foster Books

£5,000.00


Common School Journal for 1839- 1840 (Volume 1 and 2 ) by Mann, Horace

Boston: Marsh, Capen, Lyon and Weber, 1839. Volume 1 and 2 bound together in a three quarter leather binding, marbled boards. Light foxing, page 69- 70 has a rip possibly from binder, very solid book, subtly rubbed through on marbled boards, leather in ni...

From Good Old Books

$300.00


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


The Federalist, on the new Constitution, written in the Year 1788 by Mr. Hamilton, Mr. Madison, and Mr. Jay. With an Appendix, containing the Letters of Pacificus and Helvidius on the Proclamation of Neutrality of 1793. by HAMILTON, Alexander; John Jay, James Madison

1842 Federalist Papers United States Constitution Hamilton Madison Jay Americana"The most famous and influential American political work!" (Howes)'The Federalist,' or 'Federalist Papers,' was a collection of articles and essays by famous Founding Fathers ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


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