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Image for George Washington, in Two Volumes: 1732-1777; 1778-1799

George Washington, in Two Volumes: 1732-1777; 1778-1799

By: Stephenson, Nathaniel Wright; Dunn, Waldo Hilary

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1978940

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine in very good jackets. Includes slipcase. Jackets a bit rubbed, top edge of vol. 1 jacket slightly frayed with repair on reverse, minor wrinkle to vol. 2 jacket spine, jacket flap corners trimmed. Top slipcase edge rubbed with minor loss from one corner. 1940 Hard Cover. Complete in two volumes, issued in publisher's slipcase. xiii, 473; vii, 596 pp. 8vo. Exhaustive notes and index follow text, illustrations and maps throughout. A definitive biography of the first President of the United States, researched and written over the period of twenty-five years by Nathaniel Wr... View more info

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Daniel Webster's Heritage

By: Stevens, Esther G.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Capital Offset Co.: 1964

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2267172

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. Spine faintly toned. 1964 Stapled Binding. 24 pp. About twenty miles inland from the coast of New Hampshire, in a small town called Kingston, there lived in the early Colonial days the family of Ebenezer Webster. The Websters were of Scotch-English descent, blue eyed, of very light complexion with heavy sandy colored hair... This booklet is a short history including the tiny home in Franklin, NH. View more info

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A History of the Minisink Region which Includes the Present Towns of Minisink, Deerpark, Mount Hope, Greenville and Wawayanda, in Orange County, New York, from Their Organization and First Settlement to the Present Time: also, including A General History of the First Settlement of the County.

By: Stickney, Charles E.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Coe Finch and I.F. Guiwits, Publishers.: 1867

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292859

Condition: Very Good


First edition (Howes S-995). Spine faded, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1867 Hard Cover. viii, [9]-209, [3] pp. 12mo. Purple cloth, gilt titles. Field 1501: This local history of a portion of Orange County, from Chapter v. to ix., pp. 59 to 114, is occupied with 'Incidents of the French and Indian War,' 'Indian Depredations,' 'Invasion by Brant's Indians and Tories,' and 'The Battle and Massacre of Minisink.' Other portions of the volume are largely devoted to the 'Adventures of Tom Quick, the scout, and of the Indian chief, Ben Shanks.' View more info

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Music of the Old South: Colony to Confederacy

By: Stoutamire, Albert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288929

ISBN: 0838679102

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Front jacket panel lightly foxed, a few minor tears along edges of rear jacket panel, front jacket flap price-clipped. Some pages dog-eared. 1972 Hard Cover. 349 pp. Each chapter covers a specific period of the eighteenth or nineteenth century, and major areas of activity examined include music on public and social occasions, music merchantry and instruction, concerts, the theater, and music of the church. 42 photographic reproductions. View more info

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Joshua Pilcher: Fur Trader and Indian Agent

By: Sunder, John E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2071674

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1968 Hard Cover. xi, 203 pp. A biography of the man who founded the Missouri River fur trade, as well as extended white/Native relations in the United States. View more info

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Roger Ludlow: The Colonial Lawmaker

By: Taylor, John M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2008340

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Corners lightly rubbed, ink name & date ('Frank Gaylord Cook, Cambridge, Oct 10 1905') on front endpaper. 1900 Hard Cover. ix, 166 pp. 8vo. A biography of Roger Ludlow, the early American settler and husband of Mary Endecott (sister of John Endecott, governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony). Ludlow heavily influenced the development of law in the American colonies. As an accomplished lawyer, magistrate, and colony official, Ludlow is credited with putting Connecticut's first instrument of government, the Fundamental Orders of 1639, into final form... At the request of the colony go... View more info

Image for A Brief Rule to Guide the Common-People of New England How to Order Themselves and Theirs in the Small Pocks, or Measels [First published in 1677/8, reprinted in 1702 and 1721-22.] (Publications of the Institute of the History of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Fourth Series, Bibliotheca Medica Americana, Volume I [1]) [Smallpox, Small Pox, Measles]

A Brief Rule to Guide the Common-People of New England How to Order Themselves and Theirs in the Small Pocks, or Measels [First published in 1677/8, reprinted in 1702 and 1721-22.] (Publications of the Institute of the History of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Fourth Series, Bibliotheca Medica Americana, Volume I [1]) [Smallpox, Small Pox, Measles]

By: Thacher, Thomas; Viets, Henry R.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins Press: 1937

Edition: Reissue

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2082129

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed & signed by editor on front endpaper: 'To John B. Viets -- on the occasion of his visit to the Court Lane House. October 23, 1937 -- Henry R. Viets.' Boards toned. liv, 16 pp. Includes fold-out facsimile of of 1677/8 broadside, and facsimiles of the subsequent two pamphlet editions, representing all known editions of this work. Includes an extensive introduction providing historical, bibliographical, and typographical information about each version, as well as a biography of the author and an account of the smallpox epidemic and other diseases affecting colonial New England. Thacher ... View more info

Image for Selections from Journals of the Honourable House of Representatives, of His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England: Begun and held at Boston, in the County of Suffolk, December 30, 1767 and May 25, 1768

Selections from Journals of the Honourable House of Representatives, of His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England: Begun and held at Boston, in the County of Suffolk, December 30, 1767 and May 25, 1768

By: The Glorious Ninety-Two Members of the House of Representatives; Dooley, Dennis A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1949

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2268647

Condition: Very Good


1949 Hard Cover. 71, [1] pp. 'Published under the authority of the Committees on Rules of the two branches of the General Court to commemorate the Return to Massachusetts of the Paul Revere Liberty Bowl.' Includes portraits of prominent members of the House of Representatives at the time of original publication in 1768, as well as photographs of the Liberty Bowl, and the 1949 President of the Senate and Speaker of the House. View more info

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Town and Country Almanack; or, Complete farmer's calendar, for the year of our Lord 1817

By: Thomas, Isaiah, Jr.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Printed by and for William Manning,: 1817

Seller ID: 2265380

Condition: Fair


Several marginal notes in ink, which appear contemporary. Corners dog-eared. 1817 Soft Cover. [42 pp.] Appears to be incomplete, as OCLC calls for 48 unnumbered pages. An almanac by an important early American printer. View more info

Image for The Colonial Book of the Towle Mfg. Company Silversmiths, which is intended to Delineate and Describe some Quaint and Historic Places in Newburyport and Vicinity and show the Origin and Beauty of the Colonial Pattern of Silverware

The Colonial Book of the Towle Mfg. Company Silversmiths, which is intended to Delineate and Describe some Quaint and Historic Places in Newburyport and Vicinity and show the Origin and Beauty of the Colonial Pattern of Silverware

By: Tilton, George P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Towle Manufacturing Company / Press of Springfield Printing and Binding Company: 1908

Seller ID: 2266466

Condition: Good


Fifth edition. Edges rubbed and lightly stained. 1908 Trade Paperback. A compilation by George P. Tilton, of Towle Manufacturing Company, of historical information taken from the following works of history: Ould Newbury: Historical and Biographical Sketches, History of Newbury, Massachusetts, and History of Newburyport, Massachusetts by John J. Currier; The History and Present State of the Town of Newburyport by Caleb Cushing; A Short Sketch of the History of Newbury, Newburyport, and West Newbury by Joshua Coffin; History of Newburyport by Mrs. E. Vale Smith; Brief Biographical Sketches by Ro... View more info

Image for Puritan Protagonist: President Thomas Clap of Yale College

Puritan Protagonist: President Thomas Clap of Yale College

By: Tucker, Louis Leonard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg / The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2161082

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed with minor tears to corners and light crease along top edge.Good. 1962 Hard Cover. xv, 283 pp. 8vo. The first biography published about the first president of Yale College (1740-1766), who was a Congregational clergyman and intellectual. This book also serves as a glimpse into intellectual life in colonial America. View more info

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

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

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

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

Image for A Brief History of the Colonial Wars in America from 1607 to 1775

A Brief History of the Colonial Wars in America from 1607 to 1775

By: Wade, Herbert Treadwell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Society of Colonial Wars: 1948

Seller ID: 2287506

Condition: Near Fine


Minor general wear. 1948 Soft Cover. viii, 120 pp. For the enlightenment of the present generation about the activities of the early American patriots before the Revolution. View more info

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

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 Boston Gazette 1774

By: Walett, Francis G.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Imprint Society / The Godine Press / Mackenzie and Harris: 1972

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2286360

ISBN: 0876360223

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, #994 of 1950 copies. Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase edges rubbed, slipcase label lightly toned. 1972 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Folio. 1972 facsimile of original issues of the Boston Gazette, spanning the full year of 1774, with an introduction by Francis G. Walette. An intimate look at the news of the moment in colonial America immediately preceding the Revolutionary War. View more info

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Ten New England Leaders

By: Walker, Williston

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Silver, Burdett and Company: 1901

Seller ID: 2007110

Condition: Good


First edition. Former library copy, usual marks. 1901 Hard Cover. v, 471 pp. 8vo. Biographies of ten important figures in colonial American history, including: William Bradford; John Cotton; Richard Mather; John Eliot; Increase Mather; Jonathan Edwards; Charles Chauncy; Samuel Hopkins; Leonard Woods; Leonard Bacon. Index follows text. View more info

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Governor Berkeley and King Philip's War

By: Washburn, Wilcomb E.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New England Quarterly: 1957

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2008352

Condition: Very Good


1957 Stapled Binding. 363-377 pp. Manila wrappers, stapled binding, handwritten paper label. A facsimile of an article on King Philip's War which originally appeared in New England Quarterly. View more info

Image for The Journal of Major George Washington, Sent by the Hon. Robert Dinwiddie, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-Governor, and Commander in Chief of Virginia, to the Commandant of the French Forces on Ohio. To Which are Added, the Governor's Letter, and a Translation of the French Officer's Answers.

The Journal of Major George Washington, Sent by the Hon. Robert Dinwiddie, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-Governor, and Commander in Chief of Virginia, to the Commandant of the French Forces on Ohio. To Which are Added, the Governor's Letter, and a Translation of the French Officer's Answers.

By: Washington, George

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation: 1959

Seller ID: 2267171

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1959 Stapled Binding. xv, 28 pp. Facsimile edition. An account of his first official mission, made as emissary from the Governor of Virginia to the Commandant of the French forces on the Ohio, October, 1753-January 1754. View more info

Image for A True Relation Concerning the Estate of New-England as it was Presented to His Matie.

A True Relation Concerning the Estate of New-England as it was Presented to His Matie.

By: Waters, Henry F.; Banks, Charles E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: David Clapp & Son: 1886

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2008085

Condition: Very Good


Lightly toned. 1886 Stapled Binding. 15, [1] pp. Stapled binding, pink wrappers, black stamped titles. A transcription from three copies of a manuscript written about 1634, found in the British Museum. Transcribed by Henry F. Waters, A.M., with notes by Charles E. Banks, M.D. Reprinted from the New-England Historical and Genealogical Register for January, 1886. View more info

Image for A Sketch of the Life of John Winthrop the Younger, Founder of Ipswich, Massachusetts in 1633 (Publications of the Ipswich Historical Society VII [7])

A Sketch of the Life of John Winthrop the Younger, Founder of Ipswich, Massachusetts in 1633 (Publications of the Ipswich Historical Society VII [7])

By: Waters, Thomas Franklin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Printed for the Society / University Press, John Wilson and Son: 1900

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2004871

Condition: Good


Second edition. Hinges starting, front & rear free endpapers loose but included, pages toned. 1900 Hard Cover. 78 pp. 4to. Original green cloth, gilt titles. A biographical sketch of John Winthrop, an early American settler who directed the founding of three New England towns, for many years held major office in two New England colonies and exercised a distinctive and beneficent influence over the entire region between the Hudson and the Kennebec, and was the first resident of North America to be made a member of the Royal Society of London. View more info

Image for The Yankee Tea-Party; or, Boston in 1773. (The Young American's Library.)

The Yankee Tea-Party; or, Boston in 1773. (The Young American's Library.)

By: Watson, Henry C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Lindsay and Blakiston: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293117

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Not in Sabin or Howes. Spine a bit faded, lightly foxed throughout. 1851 Hard Cover. xii, 13-192 pp. 12mo. Woodcut frontispiece and illustrations. A history of various events leading up to or directly connected with the fight for American independence. Includes: Introduction; The Lebanon Club; The Skirmish at Lexington; The Fight at Concord; The Fifer's Story; Arnold's Expedition; Expedition against Ticonderoga; Putnam's Escape; The Battle of Bennington; Capture of General Sullivan; Patriotism of Mrs. Borden; Escape of Captain Plunkett; Treason of Rugsdale; Cruelty of Tarlton; L... View more info

Image for Massasoit of the Wampanoags. With a Brief Commentary on Indian Character; and Sketches of Other Great Chiefs, Tribes and Nations; Also a Chapter on Samoset, Squanto and Hobamock, Three Early Native Friends of the Plymouth Colonists

Massasoit of the Wampanoags. With a Brief Commentary on Indian Character; and Sketches of Other Great Chiefs, Tribes and Nations; Also a Chapter on Samoset, Squanto and Hobamock, Three Early Native Friends of the Plymouth Colonists

By: Weeks, Alvin G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: S/P: 1920

Seller ID: 2291615

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Top page ridge very faintly foxed. 1920 Hard Cover. xi, 270 pp. Orange boards. Gilt titles on spine and on front board. A history of the Wampanoag tribe, whose land covered a portion of what is now New England. View more info

Image for The Life of Benjamin Franklin; with Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable Sayings of This Great Man, Never Before Published by Any of His Biographers. [Weems's Franklin]

The Life of Benjamin Franklin; with Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable Sayings of This Great Man, Never Before Published by Any of His Biographers. [Weems's Franklin]

By: Weems, M.L. [Mason Locke]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Uriah Hunt & Son: 1829

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2293120

Condition: Fair


Reissue of Sabin 102488, Howes W-219. Front joint split, hinges weakening. 1829 Full-Leather. 239, [1], 10 pp. 12mo. Full leather, black morocco spine label, gilt titles and rules. Engraved frontispiece and illustrations. View more info

Image for The Discoveries of America to the Year 1525

The Discoveries of America to the Year 1525

By: Weise, Arthur James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2084323

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards rubbed with some loss from spine head & foot, spine a bit stained. One fold-out map still included in pocket inside rear board, other two missing. 1883 Hard Cover. xii, 380 pp. 8vo. An account of early American exploration by the Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English. Includes fold-out maps and nine maps in text. View more info

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Through Colonial Doorways

By: Wharton, Anne Hollingsworth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1893

Seller ID: 2280234

Condition: Good


No jacket, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, front hinge starting, endpapers faintly foxed. 1893 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 237 pp. ...insight into the social and domestic life of Colonial days. To read of councils, congresses, and battles is not enough: men and women wish to know something more intimate and personal of the life of the past, of how their ancestors lived and loved as well of how they wrought, suffered and died. Anne Hollingsworth Wharton (December 15, 1845 – July 29, 1928) was an American writer and historian. She was born at Southampt... View more info

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Colonial Days and Dames

By: Wharton, Anne Hollingsworth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1898

Seller ID: 2280235

Condition: Very Good


Spine very slightly cocked, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. 1898 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 248 pp. Top page ridge gilt. Illustrated by E.S. Holloway. CONTENTS: Colonial Days; Women in the Early Settlement; A Group of Early Poetesses; Colonial Dames; Old Landmarks; Weddings and Merry-Makings; Legend and Romance. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Anne Hollingsworth Wharton (December 15, 1845 – July 29, 1928) was an American writer and historian. She was born at Southampton Furnace, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Charles Wharton and Mary McLanahan Boggs. She was educated ... View more info

Image for The Planting of Colonies in New England. - From John White's The Planters' Plea. (Old South Leaflets No. 154)

The Planting of Colonies in New England. - From John White's The Planters' Plea. (Old South Leaflets No. 154)

By: White, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Directors of the Old South Work: 1904

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2008082

Condition: Near Fine


Wrappers lightly toned. 1904 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 73-92 pp. Stapled binding, self wrappers. An excerpt from The Planters' Plea, originally published in 1630. Released as part of the Old South Leaflets series of colonial American history. View more info

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John White's Planters Plea - London 1630

By: White, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sandy Bay Historical Society: 1930

Seller ID: 2119161

Condition: Good


Light rubbing to boards. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [ii], 84 pp. 8vo. A facsimile of an early plea to the English crown concerning planting rights in New England. View more info