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Paul Jones: Founder of the American Navy - A History, in Two Volumes

By: Buell, Augustus C.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons: 1902

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2292849

Condition: Very Good


1902 printing. Spine and edges a bit rubbed. xv, [1], 328, [6]; vii, [1], 379, [5] pp. Brown leather spine and corners, marbled boards and endpapers, gilt titles and decorations, top edge gilt. Color frontispiece of Paul Jones in first volume, etched portrait frontispiece in second volume. Also includes a map of the British Isles, an outboard profile of the Bon Homme Richard, a plan of the battle of the Bon Homme Richard and the Serapis, and a facsimile of an letter from Paul Jones to George Washington. View more info

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The Williamsburg Art of Cookery or Accomplish'd Gentlewoman's Companion: Being a Collection of Upwards of Five Hundred of the Most Ancient & Approv'd Recipes in Virginia Cookery

By: Bullock, Helen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Colonial Williamsburg / The Dietz Press, Inc.: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281353

ISBN: 0910412308

Condition: Near Fine


Includes belly band jacket. 1 inch closed tear along jacket spine, original CW receipts laid in. 1983 Hard Cover. viii, 276 pp. A collection of recipes released by Colonial Williamsburg, selected from early American culinary publications. View more info

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The Williamsburg Art of Cookery or Accomplish'd Gentlewoman's Companion: Being a Collection of Upwards of Five Hundred of the Most Ancient & Approv'd Recipes in Virginia Cookery

By: Bullock, Helen

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Colonial Williamsburg / The Dietz Press, Inc.: 1983

Seller ID: 2286496

ISBN: 0910412308

Condition: Good


Jacket and spine lightly stained. 1983 Hard Cover. viii, 276 pp. A collection of recipes released by Colonial Williamsburg, selected from early American culinary publications. View more info

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A Prospect of the Colleges in Cambridge in New England Engraved by Wm. Burgis in 1726 [Colleges]

By: Burgis, Wm. [William]; Andrews, William Loring

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1897

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2163501

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Bookplate on front endpaper, gatefold frontispiece loose but included. 1897 Hard Cover. 38 pp. 4to. 1897 reissue of 1726 original. A collection of early images of Harvard University, originally produced in 1726, and re-released here with descriptive text, including correspondence between Thomas Hollis and former Harvard President E. Holyoke. View more info

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An Account of the Late Revolution in New-England. Together with the Declaration of the Gentlemen, Merchants, and Inhabitants of Boston, and the Country Adjacent. April 18. 1689. (Sabin's Reprints, Quarto Series. No. I. [1])

By: Byfield, Nathaniel

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Reprinted for Joseph Sabin: 1865

Seller ID: 2007785

Condition: Good


Former library copy (Lowell City Library), usual marks. Binding edge corners of pages lightly stained. 1865 Hard Cover. 26, [1] pp. 4to. 8 3/4 x 7 1/8. Rubricated title page, laid paper. 1865 reissue of 1689 original. Numerous blanks follow text. Sabin 9709: Edition, 250 copies, of which 50 are on large paper. No colophon or other indication of limitation. An account of the uprising in Boston against Sir Edmund Andros, governor of the Dominion of New England, who promoted the Church of England and enacted several pieces of legislation that angered the Puritans. View more info

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Wolfe and Montcalm (Canadian University Paperbooks Number 27)

By: Casgrain, H.R.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press: 1964

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2048789

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Spine slightly faded. 1964 Trade Paperback. 292 pp. A history of two major figures in the French and Indian War. The first separate publication of this study following its original appearance in the 1905 Makers of Canada series. Chronological list and index follow text. View more info

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Heroism of Hannah Duston, together with The Indian Wars of New England.

By: Caverly, Robert B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: B.B. Russell & Co., Publishers: 1874

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2293116

Condition: Good


1875 printing. First gathering loose but included, corners a bit rubbed, ink initials on front endpaper. 1874 Hard Cover. 408 pp. 8vo. Original red-orange cloth, gilt titles and rules with Indian chief on spine, blind-stamped triple border. Frontispiece of author. A biography of Hannah Duston, along with an account of the Indian wars in New England. Hannah Duston's fame came as a result of events that occurred in 1697... King William's War had increased fear of Indian attack in this frontier area, and Thomas Duston had been appointed captain of the local garrison. On 15 March 1697 Thomas was w... View more info

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Alexander Hamilton

By: Chernow, Ron

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Penguin Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288741

ISBN: 1594200092

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top edge lightly foxed, jacket edges lightly rubbed. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 818 pp. 8vo. In the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades, National Book Award winner Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. According to historian Joseph Ellis, Alexander Hamilton is “a robust full-length portrait, in my view the best ever written, of the most brilliant, charismatic and dangerous founder of them all.” Few figures in American history have ... View more info

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New-England's Jonas Cast up at London. 1647.

By: Child, John; Marvin, W.T.R.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Wm. Parsons Lunt: 1869

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2265018

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, one of 150 small paper copies (20 large paper copies were also printed). Rebound in navy blue cloth with gilt titles and new end sheets. 1869 Hard Cover. lii, [2], 40, [2] pp. 4to. Introduction and notes by W. T. R. Marvin. Sabin 12706. From the introduction: The Tract which is reprinted in the following pages, is an evidence of the discontent which existed among certain classes of the people in New England, who were excluded from a share in the government: and the circumstances it describes, which took place in 1644-6, were the cause of great disturbance among the settlers ar... View more info

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All Cloudless Glory: The Life of George Washington Volume II [2]

By: Clark, Harrison

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Regnery: 1996

Seller ID: 2267990

ISBN: 0895264455

Condition: Very Good


Ink marginalia. 1996 Hard Cover. This second volume of Clark's biography of Washington focuses on the future president coming into his own as politician and military leader. View more info

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The History of the Five Indian Nations of Canada, Which Are Dependent on the Province of New York, and Are a Barrier between the English and French in that Part of the World, in Two Volumes (The Commonwealth Library)

By: Colden, Cadwallader

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Amsterdam Book Company: 1902

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2292858

Condition: Good


Includes fold-out map. Former library copies, usual marks. Boards lightly toned and soiled. 1902 Hard Cover. lvi, 264, [2]; iii, [1], 387, [11] pp. 1902 reissue of mid-18th century work. Decorated cloth, top edges gilt. Fold-out map opposite title page of second volume. The first general history of the Iroquois Indians. It was written to thwart the efforts of the French to monopolize the Fur Trade. (Goodspeed). Sabin 14275. Howes C-560: First history of the Iroquois Confederation and first historical work printed in New York. Colonial scholar and political leader, Cadwallader Colden was among ... View more info

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The First Letter of Christopher Columbus to the Noble Lord Raphael Sanchez Announcing the Discovery of America, Reproduced in Fac-simile from the Copy of the Latin Version of 1493 Now in the Boston Public Library, with a New Translation

By: Columbus, Christopher; Haynes, Henry W.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Published by the Trustees: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2079703

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, ink gift note from publisher on title page: 'With the compliments of Phineas Pierce, Trustee', ink marginal on one page only, boards a bit darkened. 1891 Large Hardcover. 17, [10] pp. Numerous blanks follow text. A heliotype facsimile of Columbus's letter announcing his discovery of America, with an English translation and introduction by Henry W. Haynes which explains the history of the original volume, and variations in the text of different versions. A transcript of another Latin translation of the letter (which was originally in Spanish) wa... View more info

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The Spirit Of Seventy-Six: The Story Of The American Revolution As Told By Participants

By: Commager, Henry Steele; Morris, Richard B.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Da Capo: 1968

Seller ID: 2160423

Condition: Very Good


Pencil marginalia. 1968 Trade Paperback. Who shall write the history of the American Revolution? Who can write it? asked John Adams in 1815. Renowned scholars Henry Steele Commager and Richard B. Morris have provided a prudent, perceptive answer—the participants themselves—and in the process have fashioned from the vast source material a thrilling chronological narrative. The Spirit of ’Seventy-Six allows readers to experience events long-entombed in textbooks as they unfold for the first time for both Loyalists and Patriots: the Boston Tea Party, Bunker Hill, the Declaration of Independ... View more info

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Hernando Cortes: Five Letters, 1519-1526 (The Broadway Travellers Series)

By: Cortes, Hernando; Morris, J. Bayard; Ross, E. Denison; Power, Eileen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293319

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edges, endpapers, and a few text pages lightly foxed, spine faded. 1928 Hard Cover. xlvii, [1], 388, [10] pp. 8vo. Five letters by the Spanish conquistador who led an expedition that ultimately caused the collapse of the Aztec Empire. These were written during and immediately after his conquest of what is now Mexico. Translated, with an introduction, by J. Bayard Morris. View more info

Image for Fortsetzung der Historie von Grönland [Gronland] insonderheit der Missions-Geschichte der Evangelischen Bruder zu Neu-Herrnhut und Lichtenfels von 1763. bis 1768. nebst betrachtlichen Zusatzen und Anmerkungen zur naturlichen Geschichte

Fortsetzung der Historie von Grönland [Gronland] insonderheit der Missions-Geschichte der Evangelischen Bruder zu Neu-Herrnhut und Lichtenfels von 1763. bis 1768. nebst betrachtlichen Zusatzen und Anmerkungen zur naturlichen Geschichte

By: Cranz [Crantz], David

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Heinrich Detlef Ebers: 1770

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289840

Condition: Fair


First edition. Leather drying, some from spine and corners, front joint weak, foxed throughout with light stains to margins of a couple pages. 1770 Half-Leather. [xii], 360, [12] pp. 8vo. Leather spine and corners over paper-covered boards. German text (fraktur script). Sabin 17414. A history of Greenland, with particular attention to evangelical missions of the mid-18th century. View more info

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Historical Letters on the First Charter of Massachusetts Government.

By: Cushing, Abel

Price: $150.00

Publisher: J.N. Bang, Printer: 1839

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2007120

Condition: Good


First edition. Front joint cracked, spine label absent, boards a bit rubbed, early catalog listing for book clipped and mounted on front endpaper. 1839 Hard Cover. 204 pp. 18mo, bound in sixes. Brown cloth. An account of religious persecutions perpetrated by the Puritan founders of the earliest American colonies. From the preface: History had long shown that no sovereignty, christian or pagan, could ever establish religion by law without persecution; yet our sovereign ancestors attempted it, and were guilty of persecution as these letters will show. It cost them more than a century's teaching,... View more info

Image for The First Sermon ever Preached in New England; the First Printed and the Oldest American Discourse Extant, 1621. With a Curious Account of the New England Country, Indians, Adventurers, &c. by the Same Author, and a Sketch of His Life. Also, the First Prayer Meeting and the First Thanksgiving on the 'Wild New England Shore.' [The Sin and Danger of Self-Love, a Discourse Delivered at Plymouth, in New-England, 1621.]

The First Sermon ever Preached in New England; the First Printed and the Oldest American Discourse Extant, 1621. With a Curious Account of the New England Country, Indians, Adventurers, &c. by the Same Author, and a Sketch of His Life. Also, the First Prayer Meeting and the First Thanksgiving on the 'Wild New England Shore.' [The Sin and Danger of Self-Love, a Discourse Delivered at Plymouth, in New-England, 1621.]

By: Cushman, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: J.E.D. Comstock: 1858

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2003566

Condition: Fair


Joints loosening, loss from spine & edges, boards rubbed, toned & soiled. 1858 Hard Cover. xvi, 47, [1] pp. 12mo. 1858 reissue of 1621 original. Original boards, blue titles with double rule on front board. Front board and frontispiece feature facsimiles of the names of William Bradford, Myles Standish, and other important settlers in their own hand. Reissue of Sabin 18132, with accounts of the first prayer meeting and the first Thanksgiving added for this edition. View more info

Image for Journal of a Voyage to New York and a Tour in Several of the American Colonies in 1679-80, Translated from the Original Manuscript in Dutch (Memoirs of the Long Island Historical Society. Volume I.)

Journal of a Voyage to New York and a Tour in Several of the American Colonies in 1679-80, Translated from the Original Manuscript in Dutch (Memoirs of the Long Island Historical Society. Volume I.)

By: Dankers, Jaspar; Sluyter, Peter; Murphy, Henry C. (Translator)

Price: $160.00

Publisher: The Society [Long Island Historical Society]: 1867

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1981951

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Board corners lightly stained, ink name on front endpaper. 1867 Hard Cover. xlvii, 440 pp. 8vo. Twelve plates, including nine fold-outs, following text. Original green cloth, gilt titles & rules, top edge gilt. A firsthand account of travels in colonial New York and vicinity, Delaware, the Hudson River, and Boston. One of 1000 octavo copies. Howes M905. View more info

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History of the Indians of Connecticut from the Earliest Known Period to 1850.

By: De Forest, John W.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Wm. Jas. Hamersley: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2003607

Condition: Good


First edition. Map and woodcuts present. Spine cloth split at rear joint, backstrip loose - easily repaired. Boards rubbed, scattered light foxing. Goodspeed catalog number in pencil on front endpaper. 1851 Hard Cover. xxvi, 509 pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped borders. Includes very detailed table of contents and index, with six appendices following text. Sabin 19292. Howes D216: Best account of these tribes. View more info

Image for The Simple Cobler of Aggavvamm in America. Willing to help 'mend his Native Country, lamentably tattered, both in the upper-Leather and sole, with all the honest stitches he can take. And as willing never to bee paid for his work, by Old English wonted pay. It is his Trade to patch all the year long, gratis, Therefore I pray Gentlemen keep your purses. [with] Proceedings at the Annual Meeting, December 5, 1904 (Publications of the Ipswich Historical Society XIV. [14]) [Cobbler, Aggawam, Agawam]

The Simple Cobler of Aggavvamm in America. Willing to help 'mend his Native Country, lamentably tattered, both in the upper-Leather and sole, with all the honest stitches he can take. And as willing never to bee paid for his work, by Old English wonted pay. It is his Trade to patch all the year long, gratis, Therefore I pray Gentlemen keep your purses. [with] Proceedings at the Annual Meeting, December 5, 1904 (Publications of the Ipswich Historical Society XIV. [14]) [Cobbler, Aggawam, Agawam]

By: de la Guard, Theodore; [Ward, Nathaniel; Waters, Thomas Franklin]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Ipswich Historical Society / The Salem Press Co.: 1905

Seller ID: 2264884

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth edition, with some amendments. Presentation copy given by the Ipswich Historical Society, with ink note on title page ('To Jesse Fewkes, From the Historical Society of Ipswich'). Fewkes, born in Newton, Massachusetts, was an anthropologist, archaeologist, and graduate of Harvard University. Spine faded. 1905 Hard Cover. [xii], 132, [8] pp. Cloth spine and corners, decorated paper over boards, matching decorated endpapers. 1905 reissue of the 1647 fourth edition, with facsimiles of title page, preface, and head-lines, and the exact text, and an essay Nathaniel Ward and The Simple Cobler ... View more info

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De Grazia Paints Cabeza de Vaca: The First Non-Indian in Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, 1527-1536

By: DeGrazia, Ettore [De Grazia]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The University of Arizona Press: 1973

Seller ID: 2068643

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. Faint stain to base of last few pages along spine. 1973 Large Hardcover. 68, [1] pp. An illustrated survey of the explorations of Cabeza de Vaca, the Spanish explorer, by the well-known artist of the American Southwest. View more info

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The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story from Early America

By: Demos, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage Books / Random House, Inc.: 1995

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2283936

ISBN: 0679759611

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Pages faintly toned. 1995 Trade Paperback. xiii, 316 pp. National Book Award finalist. Describes the 1704 French and Indian attack on Deerfield, Massachusetts, and the capture of Puritan minister John Williams and his five children, one of whom remained with her captors despite numerous attempts to free her. Eunice Williams, also known as Marguerite Kanenstenhawi Arosen, (17 September 1696 – 26 November 1785) was an English colonist taken captive by French and Mohawk warriors as a seven-year-old girl from Deerfield, Massachusetts in 1704. Taken to Canada with more than 100 o... View more info

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The American Revolution in New York: Its Political, Social and Economic Significance - For General Use as a Part of the Program of the Executive Committee on the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the American Revolution

By: Division of Archives and History

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The University of the State of New York: 1926

Seller ID: 2287504

Condition: Good


Spine head and spine base and front hinge previously mended with tape, stain along edge of rear wrapper, small stain on front wrapper. 1926 Trade Paperback. 371 pp. Original printed wrappers. A history of New York State in the Revolutionary era. Numerous black & white illustrations throughout. View more info

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The American Revolution in New York: Its Political, Social and Economic Significance - For General Use as a Part of the Program of the Executive Committee on the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the American Revolution

By: Division of Archives and History

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The University of the State of New York: 1926

Seller ID: 2288304

Condition: Good


No jacket. Spine previously mended with duct tape, bookplate and ink gift note on front paste-down endpaper, hinges broken. 1926 Hard Cover. 371 pp. A history of New York State in the Revolutionary era. Numerous black & white illustrations throughout. View more info

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The Yankee Peddlers of Early America: An Affectionate History of Life and Commerce in the Developing Colonies and the Young Republic

By: Dolan, J.R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc./Publisher: 1964

Seller ID: 2263673

Condition: Good


Small surface tear along jacket spine, jacket edges rubbed with a few small chips, jacket lightly toned. Some spots on boards, page ridge lightly foxed, ink stamp on half-title page. 1964 Hard Cover. 270 pp. ...the Yankee peddlers of early America were more than street hawkers. Enterprising, shrewd, and endearing, they were the ancestors of the nineteenth-century tycoon and the twentieth-century businessman. Carrying their wares with them, they crossed unsettled lands to reach the pioneer. ...But the peddler did more than spur commerce. He brought civilization with him from the towns to the ne... View more info

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Domestic Life in New England in the Seventeenth Century: A Discourse Delivered in the Lecture Hall of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, it being one of a Series designed to mark the Opening of the American Wing

By: Dow, George Francis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Printed for the Author at The Perkins Press: 1925

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2005797

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, one of 500 copies. Lacks slipcase. Owner bookplate and pencil gift note on front endpaper, along with pencil Goodspeed catalog number. 1925 Hard Cover. [vi], 48 pp. 8vo. Black cloth spine over marbled paper-covered boards, paper title label on front board, gilt spine titles & rules. Transcript of a speech given at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, describing the colonial American customs of New England. View more info

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The History and Antiquities of Boston, the Capital of Massachusetts and Metropolis of New England, from its Settlement in 1630, to the Year 1770. Also, an Introductory History of the Discovery and Settlement of New England. With Notes, Critical and Illustrative.

By: Drake, Samuel G.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Luther Stevens: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1955531

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Rebound by Bartlett & Co., Boston, with their tiny binder stamp on verso of front endpaper. 1856 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 840 pp. Maroon leather spine & corners, marbled boards & endpapers, gilt titles & rules, top edge gilt. Engraved fold-out map of Boston drawn by R.P. Mallory precedes title page, fold-out map of view of vicinity of Boston from Bunker Hill Monument precedes text, fold-out view of Boston drawn by Governor Pownal and numerous other engravings appear throughout text. A detailed history of the New England metropolis from its ear... View more info

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A History of Pennsylvania

By: Dunaway, Wayland Fuller

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2200882

Condition: Good


5th printing. Back corner exposed, ink name on front endpaper, minor pencil underlining on first four pages only. 1946 Hard Cover. xxiii, [1], 828 pp. 8vo. Two-page map inside. CONTENTS: Beginnings; The Founding of Pennsylvania; The Development of democratic Institutions; The Settlers of Colonial Pennsylvania; The Era of Peaceful Progress; The French and Indian War; The Age of Controversy; Pennsylvania in the War of the Revolution; The Rise of the Commonwealth; Population, Land and Labour; Agriculture; Manufacturers; Transportation and Trade; Social Life and Customs; Religion; Education; Arts ... View more info

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History of the New Netherlands, Province of New York, and State of New York, to the Adoption of the Federal Constitution, Vol. I. [Volume 1]

By: Dunlap, William

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Carter & Thorp: 1839

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266863

Condition: Good


First edition (Sabin 21301; Howes D572). Volume 1 of 2 only. Includes frontispiece, a map of regional distribution of Native American tribes, and a fold-out map of New York City. Bottom corner lightly stained, 1 inch tear to spine head, spine faded, minor loss from edges of paper over boards, front and end matter foxed, lightly foxed throughout. 1839 Hard Cover. 487, [3] pp. 8vo. A history of what is now New York State from the earliest colonial claims through the American Revolution. View more info

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Costume of Colonial Times

By: Earle, Alice Morse

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278538

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink stamp on bottom page ridge and front paste-down endpaper, top page ridge and front and rear endpapers faintly foxed. 1894 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 264, 8 pp. CONTENTS: Foreword; History of Colonial Dress; Costume of Colonial Times. The material for the compilation of this glossary has been found in old letters, wills, inventories of estates, court records, and in eighteenth-century newspapers. View more info