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THE ROMANCE OF THE BOUNDARIES

By: Faris, John T

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 6244

Condition: Very Good


Spine sunned and with some rubbing to spine ends. Top edge gilt a bit faded ; Accounts of various border and boundary disputes in North America; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 331 pages View more info

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WHEN AMERICA WAS YOUNG

By: Faris, John T

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 6712

Condition: Very Good+


Front free endpaper slightly loose. Bookplate and previous owners signature on half title page. Corners bumped ; History of the US colonial period, including commerce, education, communications, social issues, etc. top edge gilt; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 372 pages View more info

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THE ROMANCE OF THE BOUNDARIES

By: Faris, John T

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17531

Condition: Very Good-


Spine faded. Top spine worn. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 331 pages View more info

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AMERICA AWAKES A New Appraisal of the Twenties

By: Farrington, Jan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Richmond, Westover Publishing Company: 1971

Order Number: 9428

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Coffee table book; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 232 pages View more info

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OUR THREATENED INHERITANCE Natural Treasures of the United States

By: Fisher, Ron

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, National Geographic Society: 1984

Order Number: 14402

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ; And our priceless heritage is even more threatened today, thirty years on. Have we learned nothing? ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 400 pages View more info

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THE AMERICAN WALK BOOK An Illustrated Guide to the Country's Major Historic and Natural Walking Trails from New England to the Pacific Coast

By: George, Jean Craighead

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1978

Order Number: 9602

ISBN: 0876903154

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


INSCRIBED by the author on title page; 8vo; 301 pages View more info

Image for WHY NOT VICTORY?  A Fresh Look At American Foreign Policy

WHY NOT VICTORY? A Fresh Look At American Foreign Policy

By: Goldwater, Barry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16045

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear with small open tears and slight staining to DJ. Inkstamp to front free endpaper ; Two years before his landslide defeat at the hands of Lyndon Johnson, gop leader Goldwater outlines his prescription for American foreign relations; 8vo; 201 pages View more info

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THE ASSAULT ON REASON

By: Gore, Al

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Penguin Press: 2007

Inscription: Signed by Author

Order Number: 15814

ISBN: 1594201226

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ ; SIGNED by author to second half-title page; 8vo; 308 pages View more info

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CONQUISTADOR American Fantasia

By: Guedalla, Philip

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1928

Order Number: 4371

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ browned and a bit soiled otherwise nice copy with uncut fore edge; 8vo; 276 pages View more info

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INDEPENDENCE DAY A Sketchbook

By: Guedalla, Philip

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1926

Order Number: 9459

Condition: Very Good-


Spine darkened with rubbing to spine ends. Bookplate. Light, occasional foxing ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 292 pages View more info

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INSIDE U.S.A.

By: Gunther, John

Price: $23.77

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1947

Order Number: 12395

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Small open tears, wear, chipping, and inexpert tape repair to DJ; Fold-out chart with information regarding the then-48 states ; 8vo; 979 pages View more info

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WE DISCOVER NEW ENGLAND

By: Hale, Louise Closser

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1915

Order Number: 4227

Condition: Very Good


Gilt spine lettering a bit faded; B&W Illustrations; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 314 pages View more info

Image for AUTHORS OF OUR DAY IN THEIR HOMES Personal Descriptions & Interviews

AUTHORS OF OUR DAY IN THEIR HOMES Personal Descriptions & Interviews

By: Halsey, Francis Whiting

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, James Pott & Co.: 1902

Order Number: 12247

Condition: Very Good+


Wear to extremities. Hinges started. Dampstaining to bottom of pages, not affecting text. Binding not tight ; Originally published in the New York Times Saturday Review of Books, various authors, including Mark Twain, Winston Churchill, and Theodore Roosevelt, are extensively quoted on the various features of their homes; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 299 pages View more info

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FORGOTTEN FOUNDING FATHERS Of the American Church and State

By: Hanzsche, William Thompson

Price: $30.96

Publisher: Boston, The Christopher Publishing House: 1954

Inscription: Signed by Author

Order Number: 13895

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Foxing to DJ; SIGNED by author to front free endpaper ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 209 pages View more info

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GREAT RESORTS OF NORTH AMERICA

By: Hepburn, Andrew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13860

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Wear & open tears to DJ; After nearly fifty years, this writer would like to see a follow-up on how many of these resorts are still operating ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 229 pages View more info

NEWS OF THE NATION With Revisions

By: Hoffmann, Sylvan [editor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1956

Order Number: 14894

Condition: Very Good


44 (of 45) history lessons in the style of newspapers, in a card stock envelope, intended to teach about notable historical moments in an easy to read form. Missing the first, the discovery of North America by Columbus, but all others, covering from 1920-1953, are present. Envelope is worn & torn with string tie missing, newspapers themselves in very nice condition, no egregious defects ; 8vo View more info

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A LITTLE TOUR IN AMERICA

By: Hole, S. Reynolds

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Edward Arnold: 1895

Edition: First US Edition

Order Number: 4366

Condition: Very Good+


Spine a bit faded ; Top edge gilt; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 297 pages View more info

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THE LIVING PRESIDENCY

By: Hughes, Emmet John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan: 1973

Order Number: 11333

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear & sunning to DJ ; Both this book and Laski's 'The American Presidency' (also available here) are indispensible to understanding the challenges of the office today. ; 8vo; 377 pages View more info

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BURL IVES' TALES OF AMERICA

By: Ives, Burl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland, World Publishing Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 11543

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Chipping & open tears to DJ. Wear to extremities. Slight dampstaining, not affecting text; Noted folksinger/actor/raconteur Burl Ives collects tales of an America that was. Stated first edition ; 8vo; 305 pages View more info

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THE WORLD ATLAS OF WINE

By: Johnson, Hugh & Robinson, Jancis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Octopus Publishing Group: 2007

Edition: Sixth Edition

Order Number: 14721

ISBN: 1845334140

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


wil; A detailed illustrated look at where the best wine grapes are grown worldwide; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 400 pages View more info

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IT SEEMS LIKE YESTERDAY

By: Kaltenborn, H. V.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1956

Order Number: 13065

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


DJ tattered, tape repaired and stained. Spotting to boards; INSCRIBED by author to front free endpaper. Photo montage laid in. Major events of the 20th century as reported by author Kaltenborn, whose career spanned sixty years ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 221 pages View more info

Image for FREEDOM FROM FEAR The American People in Depression and War 1929-1945

FREEDOM FROM FEAR The American People in Depression and War 1929-1945

By: Kennedy, David M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16689

ISBN: 0195038347

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


; 8vo; 936 pages View more info

Image for ARDENT SPIRITS The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

ARDENT SPIRITS The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

By: Kobler, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1973

Order Number: 17530

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Very light chipping to DJ. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 386 pages View more info

Image for ARDENT SPIRITS The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

ARDENT SPIRITS The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

By: Kobler, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1973

Order Number: 15223

ISBN: 039911209x

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ browned with wear and chipping; The rise of the temperance movement, culminating in the prohibition of alcohol in America 1920-1933, which failed to work as advertised; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 386 pages View more info

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THE BONE HUNTERS

By: Lanham, Url

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18392

ISBN: 0231031521

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ tanned and with small open tears; The American Mediterranean and why there were Dinosaurs in Denver; 8vo; 285 pages View more info

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EARLY AMERICAN INNS AND TAVERNS

By: Lathrop, Elise

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing Company: 1937

Order Number: 4180

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


White DJ a bit browned and with one closed tear. Spine a bit faded and with some rubbing to spine ends; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 365 pages View more info

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EARLY AMERICAN INNS AND TAVERNS

By: Lathrop, Elise

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17299

Condition: Very Good+


Very light soiling to front board ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 365 pages View more info

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AMERICA'S GRAND RESORT HOTELS

By: Limerick, Jeffrey & Ferguson, Nancy & Oliver, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1979

Order Number: 9516

ISBN: 01394501071

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear and browning to price clipped DJ; Lots of pictures of the fancy playgrounds of the elite ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 303 pages View more info

Image for JOHN MARSH, PIONEER The Life Story of a Trail-Blazer on Six Frontiers

JOHN MARSH, PIONEER The Life Story of a Trail-Blazer on Six Frontiers

By: Lyman, George D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chautauqua, Chautauqua Press: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 9350

Condition: Very Good+


Nice pictorial endpapers ; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 394 pages View more info

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THE DOMESTICATED AMERICANS

By: Lynes, Russell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14048

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear & chipping to DJ ; Americans at home, a continuity of cussedness; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 308 pages View more info