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Image for Wolves Against The Moon A Narrative of Romance & History

Wolves Against The Moon A Narrative of Romance & History

By: Altrocchi, Julia Cooley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Pageant Book Company: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A35914


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ and has a Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed on the front endpaper by the author. There is a previous owner's address label on the front pastedown page. Laid in is a postcard signed by the author. The dust jacket has several edge nicks, tears and chips missing, along with spots of discoloration and toning, especiall... View more info

Image for OUR ISLANDS AND THEIR PEOPLE AS SEEN WITH CAMERA AND PENCIL Embracing Perfect Photographic and Descriptive Representations of the People and the Islands lated Acquired from Spain, including Hawaii and the Philippines: also their material resources and productions...

OUR ISLANDS AND THEIR PEOPLE AS SEEN WITH CAMERA AND PENCIL Embracing Perfect Photographic and Descriptive Representations of the People and the Islands lated Acquired from Spain, including Hawaii and the Philippines: also their material resources and productions...

By: Bryan, William S. (edited and arranged by) with an introduction by Major-General Joseph Wheeler with special descriptive matter and narratives by Jose de Olivares

Price: $375.00

Publisher: St. Louis, MO, N. D. Thompson Publishing Co.: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 23818


B&W Illustrations; "Published in twenty-four parts of thirty-two quarto pages each. Superbly Illustrated with more than twelve hundred special photographs, photogravures in colors, and new colored maps." The islands included in this volume (several of which were acquired at the conclusion of the Spanish-American War) are: the Hawaiian Islands, the Philippine Island groups, Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Isle of Pines, and Samoa. This work is contained in two large fo... View more info

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Cherished Memories Of the Life of a Tennessee Girl

By: Cheek, Mrs. James

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Bedrock Press: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35892


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and medium sized chips missing. "Prior to the arrival of white settlers in present-day Sevier County in the mid-18th century, the area had been inhabited... View more info

Image for Mapping The West America's Westward Movement 1524-1890

Mapping The West America's Westward Movement 1524-1890

By: Cohen, Paul E. (with an introduction by David Rumsey)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35878


Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and ha a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Westward movement, the populating (by Europeans) of the land within the continental boundaries of the mainland United States, a process that began shortly after the firs... View more info

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Village Year A Sac Prairie Journal

By: Derleth, August

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Coward - McCann, Inc.: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29500


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is previous owner's inked name, address and notation on the reverse of the front endpaper. This copy has been signed, with an inscription, on the half title page by the author. The dust jacket has edge wear, tears, rubbed and nicked spots along with a large chip to the... View more info

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North Caroline A Guide to the Old North State

By: Federal Writers' Project Of The Works Progress Administration / American Guide Series

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Univerity of North Carolina Press: 1944

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A36387


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The half title page has a bit of glue residue from a previous owner's bookplate which has been removed. The map at the rear of the book is in nice clean condition. "The American Guide Series was ... View more info

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Tennessee A Guide to the State

By: Federal Writers's Project Of The Works Projects Administration

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1949

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A35244


B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Fair dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some rubbing and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several large chips missing, along with several edge tears, rubbed spots and ground-in dirt. "The Works Progress Administration (WPA; renamed in 1939 as the Work Projects Administration) was... View more info

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The Story Of Boston

By: Gilman, Arthur (M. A. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1889

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36299


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light edge wear, bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The spine has several small patches of biopredation (loss of color to the cloth from bugs nibbling the sizing) . The text pages are clean and bright. "The Story of Boston deals with the doings of a communi... View more info

Image for Memoirs Of An American Lady, With Sketches Of Manners And Scenery In America As They Existed Previous To The Revolution

Memoirs Of An American Lady, With Sketches Of Manners And Scenery In America As They Existed Previous To The Revolution

By: Grant, Mrs. (Anne)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1846

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34571


This book is in Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers have edge wear, rubbing, bumping and some fraying / cloth loss to corners, and edges. The spine ends have bits chipped off and loss of cloth along the spine joints. The text pages are generally clean, though there are noticeable spots of foxing throughout, especially the endpapers. There are two previous owner's names on the title page and the rear endpaper has a faintly lettered (penci... View more info

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The Spanish Pioneeers

By: Lummis, Charles F.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, A. C. McClurg & Company: 1893

Edition: 7th Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A33567


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The spine joints have some rubbing and beginning fraying, as do the corners of the book covers. The top rear book cover has a patch of light water marking. The text pages are clean and bright. Both front and rear endpapers have patches of ton... View more info

Image for Atlanta: Captial Of The South A New Completely Revised Edition

Atlanta: Captial Of The South A New Completely Revised Edition

By: Miller, Paul W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Oliver Durrell, Inc.: 1949

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: A35773


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good only dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge nicks, tears and spots of rubbing, along with several edge tears and chips, along with edge wear, rubbing and tearing to the front spine joint. There are several spots of tape... View more info

Image for The Story Of America Containing the Romantic Incidents of History, from the Discovery of America to the Present Time

The Story Of America Containing the Romantic Incidents of History, from the Discovery of America to the Present Time

By: Peattie, Elia W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Mid-Continent Publishing Company: 1889

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34573


B&W Illustrations; Full leather binding. This book is in Good condition (it would be Very Good+ if not for a need for rebacking) , and was issued without a dust jacket. The leather covered boards are in generally clean, solid condition, with the exception of large chips removed from the top and bottom spine ends. There is some light rubbing an d wear to the corners of the book covers and a three inch long tear to the leather top rear spine joint. The text pages are clean... View more info

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History Of The United States In Words Of One Syllable

By: Pierson, Helen W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, George Routledge & Sons: 1889

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A33944


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book covers have edge wear, rubbing and loss of paper and cardboard to the edges of the book covers. The front and rear covers of the book have illustrated pastdowns. The spine ends have some beginning fraying and edge wear. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The edges of the text block have been marked with light pencil and ink scribbles. The endpapers have ... View more info

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Years of Struggle: The Farm Diary of Elmer G. Powers 1931-1936

By: Powers, Elmer G. (coedited by H. Roger Grant and L. Edward Purcell)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ames, IA, Iowa State University Press: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 27528


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean with the exception of some light fading to the front spine joint and some ground-in dirt to the rear panel. "If it were not for his remarkable diary, Elmer G. Powers would have been long forgotten, save by the members of his family. Powers was an Iow... View more info

Image for The Spanish Town Papers Some Sidelights on the American War of Independence

The Spanish Town Papers Some Sidelights on the American War of Independence

By: Robertson, E. Arnot

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New york, Macmillan Company: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 28358


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book is in mostly clean condition but does have some wear to the covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has an inch long edge tear to the front top edge of the dust jacket and two smaller, wrinkled and edge worn tears to the top rear edge of the dust jacket. There is some light rubbing and edge wear to the spine ends of the dust jacket as... View more info

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Born In Captivity The Story of a Girl's Escape

By: Starke, Barbara

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35662


This book is in Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends of the book covers have edge wear, bumping, rubbing and bits of fraying. The yellow cloth covers have ground-in dirt, rubbing, spotting, some foxing and general wear and tear. The spine of the book has a hole right below the the title . The text pages are generally clean and bright. "In the 1920s, Barbara Starke (a pseudonym) was on a free-ranging runaway trip at 17, wearing ‘corduroys’ a... View more info

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Tales of Our New Possessions: The Philippines

By: Van Bergen, R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Whitaker & Ray Company: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30161


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light ground-in dirt to the covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "This book is intended for an historical reader. It treats of the stirring events that reached a climax in Dewey's matchless victory. The reader starts on a most delightful voyage to the Philippines." View more info

Image for Our Wonderful Progress The World's Triumphant Knowledge and Works...

Our Wonderful Progress The World's Triumphant Knowledge and Works...

By: White, Trumbull (edited by)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA, Hampden Publishing Co.: 1902

Seller ID: A32681


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends, joints and corners have edge wear, bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The rear cover has a patch of fading by the spine joint. The gilding on the spine has dulled noticeably. The text pages are clean and bright. The marbled endpapers have some spots of rubbing. There is a spot on the front endpapers... View more info

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Colonial Williamsburg Official Guidebook & Map

By: Williamsburg, Virginia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Williamsburg, VA, Colonial Williamsbug: 1972

Edition: 7th Edition

Seller ID: A34406


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized paperback book. This book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. Included is a laid-in map of the village. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is some beginning edge wear and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. There is a light crease to the top front corner of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. "Colonial Williamsburg is a l... View more info