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200 YEARS: A BICENTENNIAL ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, News, Us
1 200 YEARS: A BICENTENNIAL ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES News, Us
May not be noted. Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 200 Years: A Bicentennial Illustrated History of the United States Washington DC US News 1973. Two volume set in slipcase. Impressively bound and slipcased books. 4745 
Price: 32.69 USD
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A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, May not be noted.
2 A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES May not be noted.
NY A. S. Barnes and Company 1885 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; (Barnes' Historical Series) ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Hevialy chipped at head and foot of spine- see graphic 15728 
Price: 14.05 USD
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A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN NATION, McLaughlin, Andrew.
3 A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN NATION McLaughlin, Andrew.
May not be noted. Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Color Illustrations 5827 
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A SCHOOL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES Revised Edition with Maps and Many Illustrations., Unknown
4 A SCHOOL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES Revised Edition with Maps and Many Illustrations. Unknown
May not be noted. Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Unknown, A SCHOOL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, Revised Edition, Benziger Bros NY, 1901, hardbound with no dust jacket. Pencil erasures on FEPs otherwise clean. Very Good Condition. Benziger printed numerous books for the Catholic Schools. 8603 
Price: 23.39 USD
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5 ADVANCED AMERICAN HISTORY REVISED EDITION Forman, , S. E.
Century Company Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Color maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; B&W Illustrations; 607 pages; Brown cloth over boards, sound and tight. 1825 
Price: 14.05 USD
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America and the American people, Raumer, Friedrich von
6 America and the American people Raumer, Friedrich von
NY J. & H. G. Langley 1846 First American Edition; First Printing Unknown Binding Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 512 pages; Originally published in Leipzig, Germany in 1845. T ranslated, with a preface, by William W. Turner. Original cloth, shows a little wear at corner tips, nice sound copy. VERY GOOD being an attractive copy with no dust jacket Shows some wear but with decent corners and nice appearance. Hinges, spine and text block are sound. From Charleston to St. Louis & Chicago were author's travels. 10613 
Price: 79.46 USD
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AMERICAN HERITAGE BOOK OF GREAT HISTORIC PLACES, Ketchum, , Richard M. (editor)
7 AMERICAN HERITAGE BOOK OF GREAT HISTORIC PLACES Ketchum, , Richard M. (editor)
May not be noted. Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Ketchum, Richard M. (Editor) American Heritage Book of Great Historic Places New York, NY, U. S. A. : American Heritage Publishing Co. / Simon and Schuster, 1957. First edition, no dust jacket but complete as issued with VG slip case. 376 pgs Architecture, History, Travel, Illustrated, Photographs 4to lightly sunned spine 4776 
Price: 14.05 USD
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AN ENQUIRY IN TO THE RIGHTS OF THE BRITISH COLONIES. IN A LETTER TO THE AUTHOR OF THE REGULATIONS, & C. [THE POLITICAL REGISTER, AND IMPARTIAL REVIEW OF NEW BOOKS. FOR MDCCLXIX.] [G], Bland, Richard.
8 AN ENQUIRY IN TO THE RIGHTS OF THE BRITISH COLONIES. IN A LETTER TO THE AUTHOR OF THE REGULATIONS, & C. [THE POLITICAL REGISTER, AND IMPARTIAL REVIEW OF NEW BOOKS. FOR MDCCLXIX.] [G] Bland, Richard.
London Henry Beevor 1769 First British Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
American Colonies; British America; British Colonies; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; BLAND, RICHARD. An Enquiry in to the Rights of the British Colonies. In a Letter to the Author of The Regulations, &c. [London, 1769]. As included in: * The Political Register, and Impartial Review of New Books. For MDCCLXIX. London: for Henry Beevor, 1769. 8vo, original calf and marbled boards, raised bands, leather spine label, (i) 392 pages plus several inserted engraved plates. Covers sound but worn with scuffing, text tight, mild aging, brief worming at title page and ensuing few leaves, Bland's text on pages 9-27 with few very tiny worm holes at first few of those pages. Bland's essay on the rights of colonists was initially published in Williamsburg in 1766 (he was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates) , and excerpts were included in the Virginia Gazette of May 30, 1766, but not reprinted elsewhere in the colonies, and not in England until 1769 as a separate pamphlet. The printing of the complete text in The Political Register either preceded the pamphlet or was simultaneous. Bland's essay was one of the first detailed and lengthy considerations of the dubious right and legality of new British taxes on the colonists, and was remarkable for including the author's name on the 1766 original edition (which did put Bland into serious trouble with the Virginia governor). Immediately following Bland's text is the texts of October, 1768, correspondence to and from General Gage and members of the Massachusetts-Bay council regarding the need for the recent arrival and posting of British troops in Boston. The publishing magazine- THE POLITICAL REGISTER AND IMPARTIAL REVIEW OF NEW BOOKS is scarce in any case and this is the quite Rare Vol IV. Also available are graphics of first title page and book's exterior. 27439 
Price: 1029.30 USD
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9 BY LAND AND BY SEA; ESSAYS AND ADDRESSES BY SAMUEL ELIOT MORISON Morison, Samuel Eliot
Alfred A. Knopf Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 359 pages; Blue cloth covered boards. Contains 40 years best speeches and essays on American History by Morison. Rather interesting and eclectic. 3168 
Price: 14.05 USD
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COUNT FRONTENAC AND NEW FRANCE UNDER LOUIS XIV (FRANCE AND ENGLAND IN NORTH AMERICA) (2 VOLS CT), Parkman, , Francis
10 COUNT FRONTENAC AND NEW FRANCE UNDER LOUIS XIV (FRANCE AND ENGLAND IN NORTH AMERICA) (2 VOLS CT) Parkman, , Francis
May not be noted. Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; France and England in North America; Color Plates; Little, Brown 1902. Part fifth in series, vols I and II of two.. Burgundy cloth boards with top edge gilt, tissued frontis, number 426 of 500 printed. Deluxe LaSalle Edition. Double tissued plates. 4909 
Price: 23.34 USD
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EARLY AMERICAN INNS AND TAVERNS New edition, Lathrop, Elise. Is
11 EARLY AMERICAN INNS AND TAVERNS New edition Lathrop, Elise. Is
New York, New York Tudor Publishing Company 1937 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; black-and-white photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 365 pages; Publish 1937, foxing to frontis and resulting offset to title page. 21254 
Price: 14.05 USD
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12 ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN HISTORY Morris, , Richard B. , editor
Harper & Brothers Publishing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Hardbound black, red and gilt cloth over boards, solid and tight. Dust jacket is rubbed and lightly chipped. 2507 
Price: 14.05 USD
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EXPLORING AMERICAN HISTORY, Casner, Mabel B.
13 EXPLORING AMERICAN HISTORY Casner, Mabel B.
NY Harcourt Brace, 1932 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; Red illustrated pebble grain cloth. 9107 
Price: 14.05 USD
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14 FROM COLUMBUS TO LINCOLN (Ed) , Alfred E Logie
Lyons and Carnahan Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
AMERICAN Presidents; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Ex-Lib; B&W Illustrations; Illustrated blue cloth covered boards, JUVENILE 2205 
Price: 14.05 USD
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HISTORY OF AMERICA, Fish Carl Russell.
15 HISTORY OF AMERICA Fish Carl Russell.
American Book Co. 1928 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; black-and-white; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 21503 
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LINCOLN AND GREELEY, Horner, Harlan Hoyt
16 LINCOLN AND GREELEY Horner, Harlan Hoyt
Ill University of Illinois Press 1953 First American Edition Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Civil War; Presidents; BIOGRAPHY; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Biography of the two great men. 9467 
Price: 14.05 USD
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MICHIGAN, THE WOLVERINE STATE, Beasley, Norman.
17 MICHIGAN, THE WOLVERINE STATE Beasley, Norman.
Garden City, NY Doubleday Doran 1936 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Michigan; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo; 48 pages; GOOD being an average acceptable used copy with no dust jacket. Hinges, spine and text block are sound, some edgewear to covers. Map frontis. 10503 
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18 NEW AMERICAN HISTORY Hart, , Albert Bushnell
American Book Company Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; Dark blue boards cloth covered, sound and tight. 1819 
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19 ORDEAL OF THE UNION VOLUME 1 FRUITS OF MANIFEST DESTINY 1847-1852 Nevins, , Allan
May not be noted. Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Book Club Edition; Scribners New York 1975. BCE edition. 4490 
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PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES, Shapiro, Irwin
20 PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES Shapiro, Irwin
May not be noted. Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Shapiro, Irwin Presidents of the United States Simon & Schuster New York 1956.nO DUST JACKET, HARDBOUND, good cond. Illus. By Mel Crawford pictorial cloth Presidents to Eisenhower. PICS UP TO PRES EISENHOWER. 8702 
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