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A Colorado History (Revised Edition)

By: Ubbelohde, Carl

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Pruett Publishing Company: 1965

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2274368

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1965 Trade Paperback. A history of Colorado from the geologic era through the present day. View more info

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Incidents of Travel to California, across the Great Plains; together with the Return Trips through Central America and Jamaica; to which are added Sketches of the Author's Life.

By: Udell, John

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Printed for the Author at the Sentinel Office: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289780

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Rebound with new end sheets. Foxed throughout with some transfer, ink ownership stamp of Amos Weiss on a couple pages. 1856 Hard Cover. viii, [9], 302, [6] pp. 8vo. Frontispiece portrait of author. Howes U-3. Sabin 97663. Early accounts of California and the gold rush, Salt Lake City and the Mormons, the Pacific (i.e. transcontinental) railroad, Nicaragua, Panama, and Jamaica. Also included is the Declaration of Independence in its entirety. Udell was a farmer and Baptist preacher who made the journey to California four times, returning by sea the first three times, and remainin... View more info

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State Library Bulletin History No. 2, May 1899, Colonial Records: General Entries, V. 1, 1664-65

By: University of the State of New York

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of the State of New York: 1899

Seller ID: 2267968

Condition: Good


Minor tear to spine, slightly obscuring title; a few minor chips to wrapper edges, light stain to top edge of rear wrapper. 1899 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. General entries, v. 1 is the first book of records of the executive department including papers pertaining to the surrender of the colony by the Dutch to the English in 1664, and extending to Sep. 25, 1665. Besides the papers relating to the change of government it contains the records of the secretary on various topics illustrating the early history of the colony. Among these are correspondence with neighbori... View more info

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State Library Bulletin Bibliographies, No. 2-4, July 1897: Reading Lists on Colonial New England, Travel in North America, History of the 17th Century

By: University of the State of New York

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of the State of New York: 1897

Seller ID: 2267969

Condition: Good


Minor loss to spinebase, one-and-a-half inch by one-inch chip along top edge of rear wrapper, one-inch tear along top edge of rear wrapper, a few chips to wrapper edges, wrappers lightly toned. 1897 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Reading Lists on Colonial New England, Travel in North America, History of the 17th Century. View more info

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Woodland Park (Images of America)

By: Ute Pass Historical Society and Pikes Peak Museum

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286595

ISBN: 0738580570

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 2010 Trade Paperback. 127 pp. Woodland Park, at an altitude of nearly 8,500 feet, is located 18 miles west of Colorado Springs along the north slope of Pikes Peak in eastern Teller County. Much of the history of the West passed through this area on the old Ute Trail?now Highway 24?as hunters, trappers, cowboys, Native Americans, settlers, miners, railroaders, ranchers, and tourists discovered an abundance of natural beauty and varied business opportunities through the years. Woodland Park is now home to about 8,000 year-round residents, many of whom treasure n... View more info

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Woodland Park (Images of America)

By: Ute Pass Historical Society and Pikes Peak Museum

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286596

ISBN: 0738580570

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink gift note on half-title page. 2010 Trade Paperback. 127 pp. Woodland Park, at an altitude of nearly 8,500 feet, is located 18 miles west of Colorado Springs along the north slope of Pikes Peak in eastern Teller County. Much of the history of the West passed through this area on the old Ute Trail?now Highway 24?as hunters, trappers, cowboys, Native Americans, settlers, miners, railroaders, ranchers, and tourists discovered an abundance of natural beauty and varied business opportunities through the years. Woodland Park is now home to about 8,000 year-round residents, many of ... View more info

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Fort Union: National Monument, New Mexico (National Park Service Historical Handbook Series, No. 35)

By: Utley, Robert M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: National Park Service: 1962

Seller ID: 2267209

Condition: Near Fine


Rear wrapper faintly toned. 1962 Stapled Binding. 68 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Fort Union National Monument is a unit of the National Park Service of the United States, and is located north of Watrous in Mora County, New Mexico. The national monument was founded on June 28, 1954. The site preserves the second of three forts constructed on the site beginning in 1851, as well as the ruins of the third. Also visible is a network of ruts from the Mountain and Cimarron Branches of the old Santa Fe Trail.[5] The fort was established in the New Mexico Territory, on the Santa Fe Trai... View more info

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Mexican Copper Tools: The Use of Copper by the Mexicans before the Conquest (Proceedings of American Antiquarian Society, April 30, 1879)

By: Valentini, Philipp J.J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Press of Chas. Hamilton: 1879

Seller ID: 2289502

Condition: Good


Wrappers loose but included, a few faint smudges on front wrapper. 1879 Stapled Binding. 12 pp. Proceedings of American Antiquarian Society, April 30, 1879. Mexican Copper Tools: The Use of Copper by the Mexicans before the Conquest. The subject of prehistoric copper mining, together with the trade in the metal and the process of its manufacture into implements and tools by the red men of North America, has engaged the attention of numerous investigators. View more info

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A History of Ulster County Under the Dominion of the Dutch

By: Van Buren, Augustus H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J.C. & A.L. Fawcett, Inc.: 1989

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289813

ISBN: 0941567028

Condition: Very Good


1989 reissue of 1923 original. Rear wrapper creased. 146 pp. Chapters include: the Red Men, the coming of the White Men, The planting of Esoput, Growth, The War of 1659-1660, Wildwood and the New Dorp, War of 1663, Internal Affairs, Coming of the English, Government, Church, Wildwyck and its People. View more info

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The Cayuga Indian Reservation and Colonel John Harris

By: Van Sickle, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: DeWitt Historical Society of Tompkins County, Inc.: 1965

Seller ID: 2299107

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers very lightly creased. 1965 Stapled Binding. 19 pp. In writing this essay Mr. Van Sickle has combined his love for his native village, his interest in its founders, and his wide knowledge of the Cayuga Indians who made this territory their home for countless years. View more info

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Contempo: This American Tempo

By: Vassos, Ruth & John

Price: $115.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc.: 1929

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2279560

Condition: Near Fine


Early printing, following the limited edition of 166 copies. Boards a bit rubbed, binding tight, pages clean and bright. 1929 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [96 pp.] Tall 8vo. Blue cloth, black titles and decorations. At least three binding variants exist (silver with black titles, navy blue with white titles, and this version). Both a celebration and a critique of American culture in the 1920s, presented as a series of vignettes focusing on various aspects of business and society, each paired an illustration by John Vassos in the Art Deco style. Vassos was an influe... View more info

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Ultimo: An Imaginative Narration of Life under the Earth with Projections

By: Vassos, Ruth & John

Price: $115.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc.: 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2279562

Condition: Near Fine


Early reprint, following the first edition printed in the same year, which had red boards and gilt titles. Lacks jacket. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [96 pp.] Tall 8vo. Blue cloth, black titles and decorations. A dystopian novel set in a future where civilization has rebuilt underground after environmental catastrophe ushers in a new ice age. Illustrations by John Vassos in the Art Deco style. Vassos was an influential figure in industrial design, and was responsible for a great deal of the products designed for the radio industry, though his most important de... View more info

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Iroquois Land Claims (Iroquois Books)

By: Vecsey, Christopher; Starna, William A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294362

ISBN: 0815624344

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket flaps creased. 1988 Hard Cover. ix, 186 pp. The landmark Oneida Supreme Court decisions of 1974 and 1985 testify to the fact that the Iroquois' day in court has finally arrived. Although Indian petitions to regain their shrinking land base have generally caught the non-­Indian public by surprise, land rights have been an issue for the Iroquois for the past two-hundred years. This book provides a balanced appraisal of the land claims made by several of the Iroquois tribes. By drawing upon the viewpoints of those who have a direct stake in the land claims' outcome-Iroquois... View more info

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American Indian Environments: Ecological Issues in Native American History

By: Vecsey, Christopher; Venables, Robert W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289132

ISBN: 0815622279

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Minor general wear. 1980 Trade Paperback. xxv, 208 pp. Contributions from Kai T. Erikson, William T. Hagan, Laurence M. Hauptman, Wilbur R. Jacobs, Oren Lyons, Peter MacDonald, Calvin Martin. These essays discuss the historical and contemporary relationships between Native Americans and the natural world. Topics include: environmental religions, Iroquois villages of the 18th century, Navajo natural resources, and subarctic Native Americans and wildlife. View more info

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Vermont Federation of Women's Clubs: Year Book, 1921-1922

By: Vermont Federation of Women's Clubs

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Free Press Printing Co.:

Seller ID: 2203748

Condition: Very Good


Faint stain to top corner of front wrapper, top page ridge very lightly foxed. 147 pp. CONTENTS: Officers; Chairmen of Departments; Announcements; Vermont Clubs Directly Federated; Message from Presdient General; Message from General Federation State Director; New England Conference, organization; New England Conference, report; Vermont State Federation Song; Vermont Federation Presidents; Calendar of Annual Meetings; Vermont Federation Officers, 1921-1922; Districts of Vermont; Departments of Work; Duties of a Chairman; Special Committees; Lecturers; University Extension Work; Notice to Presi... View more info

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Queen of Cowtowns: Dodge City

By: Vestal, Stanley

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Bison / University of Nebraska: 1972

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2260623

ISBN: 0803257589

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Spine faded. 1972 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Though representative, Dodge City was not just another cowtown; beginning as a military post it was the booming camp of the buffalo hunters before it became the greatest cattle market in the world. View more info

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Kit Carson: The Happy Warrior of the Old West, A Biography

By: Vestal, Stanley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1928

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 2260307

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 297 pp. Christopher Houston Carson (December 24, 1809 – May 23, 1868), better known as Kit Carson, was an American frontiersman. He was a mountain man (fur trapper), wilderness guide, Indian agent, and U.S. Army officer. Carson became a frontier legend in his own lifetime via biographies and news articles. Exaggerated versions of his exploits were the subject of dime novels. Carson left home in rural present-day Missouri at age 16 to become a mountain man and trapper in the West. In the 1830s, he ac... View more info

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The Missouri (The Rivers of America Series)

By: Vestal, Stanley; Allen, Hervey

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297178

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Minor loss from jacket spine head and foot, jacket spine slightly faded. 1945 Hard Cover. x, 368 pp. 8vo. Illustrated by Getlar Smith and George Annand, two panel map precedes text. The Missouri was the main highway to the West. It also was the boundary of the West. It was the base of operations for the long battle which at last won the West, its banks holding an unbroken line of forts, missions, trading posts and Indian agencies from mouth to source... In his review of The Missouri, Allan Nevins noted its theme of tremendous scope: 'The Missouri was the river of Lewis and Clark... View more info

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Little Bighorn Remembered: The Untold Indian Story of Custer's Last Stand

By: Viola, Herman J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Times Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2298755

ISBN: 0812932560

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges lightly bumped. 1999 Large Hardcover. xiii, 240 pp. On the morning of June 25, 1876, soldiers of the elite U.S. Seventh Cavalry led by Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer attacked a large Indian encampment on the banks of the Little Bighorn River. By day's end, Custer and more than two hundred of his men lay dead. It was a shocking defeat--or magnificent victory, depending on your point of view--and more than a century later it is still the object of controversy, debate, and fascination. What really happened on that fateful day? Now, thanks to the work of He... View more info

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A Heritage

By: Voelcker, Elsa C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Coach House Press / Visual Studies Workshop: 1974

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2298861

Condition: Very Good


Edges slightly faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1974 Hard Cover. [67 pp.] A photographic tribute to the author's grandfather, depicting aspects of his life and home in Au Sable Forks, New York. View more info

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Navaho Means People

By: Vogt, Evon Z.; Kluckhohn, Clyde

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287651

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint stain on jacket spine and front panel, chips to jacket spine head and jacket spine base, top edge of rear jacket panel chipped, half-inch tear along top edge of front panel. 1951 Large Hardcover. 159 pp. Photographs by Leonard McCombe. Over 180 superb photographs show The People (as the Navaho call themselves) at work, at play; participating in their secret ceremonials of burial, puberty, and healing--the Navaho living the life they understand. View more info

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The History of Phi Beta Kappa

By: Voorhees, Oscar M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers: 1945

Seller ID: 2277117

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, a few very faint spots to boards, page ridge very faintly foxed. 1945 Hard Cover. xi, 372 pp. This book covers the history of The Phi Beta Kappa Society, which is the oldest academic honor society in the United States. It is often described as the most prestigious honor society in the United States, due to its long history and academic selectivity. View more info

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The Plains and the Rockies: A Bibliography of Original Narratives of Travel and Adventure, 1800-1865

By: Wagner, Henry R.; Camp, Charles L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Long's College Book Company: 1953

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2174844

Condition: Very Good


Third edition. Boards scuffed, highlighting & underlining on a few pages. 1953 Hard Cover. 601 pp. 8vo. A revised and expanded edition of the travel and adventure bibliography originally published in 1917. This edition adds 110 titles not included in the previous edition. Each entry includes bibliographic details, along with a brief account of the work. Works are arranged chronologically by date of publication. Chronological list, index, and facsimiles of the title pages of 32 works follow text. View more info

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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume CIV, No. 4, October, 1980

By: Wainwright, Nicholas B.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia: 1980

Seller ID: 1999503

Condition: Very Good


Staple through corner of front wrapper, two ink stamps on front wrapper, one indicating this was a duplicate from the Library of Congress. 1980 Trade Paperback. 411-536 pp. Printed wrappers. A collection of essays related to Pennsylvania history, including: James P. Wickersham on Education and Crime in Nineteenth-Century Pennsylvania; Jonathan Roberts and the 'War Hawk' Congress of 1811-1812; A Philadelphian and the Canal: The Charles Biddle Mission to Panama, 1835-1836; The Anthracite Miner: An Occupational Analysis; Homeopathy in the Lehigh Valley, 1881-1920; The Splendid Fools: Philadelphia... View more info

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The Star Lake Archaeological Project: Anthropology of a Headwaters Area of Chaco Wash, New Mexico

By: Wait, Walter K.; Nelson, Ben A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2282748

ISBN: 0809309491

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket, top corner of front board bumped. 1983 Hard Cover. xxviii, 466 pp. These fifteen essays inventory and evaluate the cultural resources discovered at the Star Lake Archaeological Research Project in northwestern New Mexico. Commissioned by the Peabody Coal Company to evaluate resources in a strip-mining area, the project turned up remains from the preceramic, Anasazi, and historic periods. The book is divided into three parts, the first of which provides background, with es­says by Walter Wait and Neal Lopinot. Part two presents chapters by Wait, Joseph K. Anderson, an... View more info

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The First Medical College in Vermont: Castleton, 1818-1862

By: Waite, Frederick Clayton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Vermont Historical Society: 1949

Seller ID: 2203745

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. A very nice copy. 1949 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 280 pp. The primary object of this book is to give intimate details of the activities of a prosperous and long-lived country medical college as a basis of understanding the operation and the many difficulties encountered by institutions of this type. Furthermore, although attention is focused primarily on the Castleton Medical Academy, reference to similar institutions are included, as is discussion of the conditions that applied generally to all rural (as distinguished from urban) medical colleges of t... View more info

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Early History of the Town of Springwater, Livingston County, N.Y. [New York]

By: Walbridge, Orson; Waite, D.B.; et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Schnucker's Books & Antiques: 1970

Seller ID: 2293928

Condition: Very Good


1970 Trade Paperback. 91, [3], 2-6, [1] pp. 1970 reissue of 1887 original, with additions and updates. A thorough and readable history of the town of Springwater, New York, with a name index following text. View more info

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Early History of the Town of Springwater, Livingston County, N.Y. [New York]

By: Walbridge, Orson; Waite, D.B.; et al

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Schnucker's Books & Antiques: 1970

Seller ID: 2299580

Condition: Near Fine


Rear wrapper lightly wrinkled. 1970 Trade Paperback. 91, [3], 2-6, [1] pp. 1970 reissue of 1887 original, with additions and updates. A thorough and readable history of the town of Springwater, New York, with a name index following text. View more info

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Americana: The Literature of American History

By: Waldman, Milton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2048802

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Small dealer bookplate on rear endpaper, Goodspeed catalog number on verso of front endpaper. 1925 Hard Cover. xviii, 271 pp. 8vo. Includes maps, illustrations, and facsimiles of title pages of significant works. A discussion of various early books related to American history from the earliest explorations through the eighteenth century. Index follows text. View more info

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Americana: The Literature of American History

By: Waldman, Milton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2206627

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Front hinge just starting. 1925 Hard Cover. xviii, 271 pp. 8vo. Includes maps, illustrations, and facsimiles of title pages of significant works. A discussion of various early books related to American history from the earliest explorations through the eighteenth century. Index follows text. View more info