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The New York Tribune. A Sketch of its History. Illustrated.

By: N/A

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1883

Seller ID: 2006584

Condition: Good


Wrappers toned, top edge slightly gnawed affecting margin only. 1883 Stapled Binding. 26 pp. Printed wrappers, stapled binding. An account of the foundation and development of Horace Greeley's newspaper, The New York Tribune. The paper was founded in 1841, and existed through several name changes and mergers until 1966. During the 1850s it was among the most widely circulated newspapers in the United States. Includes engravings of Tribune counting room, Mr. Reid's study,... View more info

Image for Henry Ford: A Personal History, 1863-1947: A Guide to an Exhibition (Henry Ford Museum, a Permanent Exhibition)

Henry Ford: A Personal History, 1863-1947: A Guide to an Exhibition (Henry Ford Museum, a Permanent Exhibition)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Henry Ford Museum: 1960

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2208626

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Very faint crease to rear wrapper, faint stain to bottom corner of last half of pages. 1960 Stapled Binding. vi, 64 pp. A brief history of the life of Henry Ford. Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was an American captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.Although Ford did not invent the automobile or the assembly line, h... View more info

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Views of Los Angeles and Vicinity

By: N/A

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: H.M. Mosher: 1904

Seller ID: 2208481

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly creased, faint stain to bottom edge of pages, ink note on front flyleaf, a few captions in pencil. 1904 Soft Cover. Unpaginated. Black-and-white photographs of various places in and around Los Angeles, California. View more info

Image for Work and Win: An Interesting Weekly for Young America -- Fred Fearnot In New Orleans or, Up Against the Mafia by Hal Standish (New York, February 13, 1903, No. 219)

Work and Win: An Interesting Weekly for Young America -- Fred Fearnot In New Orleans or, Up Against the Mafia by Hal Standish (New York, February 13, 1903, No. 219)

By: N/A

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Frank Tousey: 1903

Seller ID: 2208479

Condition: Fair


Front and rear wrappers loose from binding but included, three-inch tear to rear wrapper, edges heavily rubbed. 1903 Stapled Binding. 28 pp. The story of Fred Fearnot In New Orleans or, Up Against the Mafia by Hal Standish.KEYWORDS: MAGAZINES PERIODICALS EPHEMERA WORK WIN AMERICANA AMERICAN HISTORY View more info

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The R.O.T.C. Manual Infantry: A Text Book for the Reserve Officers Training Corps, 1st Year Basic, Vol. I (20th Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: The Military Service Publishing Co.: 1938

Seller ID: 2208425

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, front board lightly rubbed, ink name on front paste-down endpaper. 1938 Hard Cover. 398 pp. CONTENTS: National Defense and the Educated Man; The National Defense and the Reserve Officers' Training Corps; The Obligations of American Citizenship; Evolution of the Military Policy of the United States; The National Defense Act; Military Organization; Military Discipline, Courtesies and Customs of the Service; Military Sanitation and First Aid; Map Reading; The Rif... View more info

Image for American Naval Battles: Being a Complete History of the Battles Fought by the Navy of the United States, from its Establishment in 1794 to the Present Time; Including the Wars with France and Tripoli; the Late War with Great Britain, and with Algiers; with an Account of the Attack on Baltimore, and of the Battle of New Orleans. Embellished with Twenty Elegant Engravings.

American Naval Battles: Being a Complete History of the Battles Fought by the Navy of the United States, from its Establishment in 1794 to the Present Time; Including the Wars with France and Tripoli; the Late War with Great Britain, and with Algiers; with an Account of the Attack on Baltimore, and of the Battle of New Orleans. Embellished with Twenty Elegant Engravings.

By: N/A

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Luther Roby: 1848

Seller ID: 2208177

Condition: Good


Edges lightly rubbed, boards almost entirely loose from binding, bottom half of front endpaper missing, pencil notes. 1848 Hard Cover. v, 278 pp. American Naval Battles: Being a Complete History of the Battles Fought by the Navy of the United States, from its Establishment in 1794 to the Present Time; Including the Wars with France and Tripoli; the Late War with Great Britain, and with Algiers; with an Account of the Attack on Baltimore, and of the Battle of New Orleans.... View more info

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New City on the Merrimack: Prints of Lawrence, 1845-1876

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Merrimack Valley Textile Museum: 1974

Seller ID: 2259829

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faintly toned. 1974 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Prints and drawings which illustrate the growth and development of Lawrence from grassy river banks in Methuen and Andover into a separate entity, an urban community of 35,000 people by 18176. There are several hundred items in the collection of the Merrimack Valley Textile Museum, illustrating with precision and detail the building and maintenance of the dam, canals, mills, and housing for the city. View more info

Image for Tales of the Great Lakes: Stories from Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin

Tales of the Great Lakes: Stories from Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Castle Books: 1986

Seller ID: 2207850

ISBN: 1555211208

Condition: Fine


A fine copy.Near Fine. 1986 Hard Cover. 474 pp. They can be as still as a millpond, as angry as any storm swept ocean. The Great Lakes and the major states bordering them—Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota—are the heartland of America. The land supplies the goods: grain, meat, timber, and steel. The Lakes provide passage for those goods around the world. The two—land and water—are inseparable, their destiny interlocked.Tales of the Great Lakes encompasses ... View more info

Image for Early Arts in the Genesee Valley: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Early Arts in the Genesee Valley: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Genesee Valley Council on the Arts: 1974

Seller ID: 2206705

Condition: Good


Wrappers lightly toned, pages faintly dog-eared, pages 55-62 loose from binding but included. 1974 Soft Cover. 158 pp. Number three in a series published by the Genesee Valley Council on the Arts. CONTENTS: Acknowledgements; Biographies of contributors; Preface; A cornucopia of Genesee Valley history in art; Portraiture in the Genesee Valley; Landscape in the Genesee Valley; Still-Life & scenes from history, fantasy, and daily life; Animal painting in the Genesee Valley... View more info

Image for The Four Kings of Canada. Being a Succinct Account of the Four Indian Princes lately arriv'd from North America. with a particular Description of their Country, their strange and remarkable Religion, Feasts, Marriages, Burials, Remedies from their Sick, Customs, Manners, Constitution, Habits, Sports, War, Peace, Policy, Hunting, Fishing, Utensils belonging to the Savages, with several other Extraordinary Things worthy Observation, as to the natural or curious Productions, Beauty, or Fertility, of that Part of the World.

The Four Kings of Canada. Being a Succinct Account of the Four Indian Princes lately arriv'd from North America. with a particular Description of their Country, their strange and remarkable Religion, Feasts, Marriages, Burials, Remedies from their Sick, Customs, Manners, Constitution, Habits, Sports, War, Peace, Policy, Hunting, Fishing, Utensils belonging to the Savages, with several other Extraordinary Things worthy Observation, as to the natural or curious Productions, Beauty, or Fertility, of that Part of the World.

By: N/A

Price: $350.00  $280.00

Publisher: J.E. Garratt & Co: 1891

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265379

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly toned, 1/2 inch tear to spine head. 1891 Soft Cover. 47, [1] pp. Printed wrappers, sewn binding. 1891 reissue of 1710 original (Sabin 25282, Howes C106: These were Iroquois chiefs taken to London by Col. Schuyler of Albany.). An account of colonial Canada published for the British book trade, providing a great deal of contemporary detail about Native American culture, specifically within the Iroquois tribe. View more info

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Tropical Storm Agnes!

By: N/A

Price: $9.00  $7.20

Publisher: United States Army Corps of Engineers: 1972

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2005575

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. 1972 Large Softcover. Unpaginated. Oblong. Stapled binding. An account of Tropical Storm Agnes in 1972, with color and black & white photographs throughout. View more info

Image for Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the Year 1879

Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the Year 1879

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1880

Seller ID: 2205148

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, boards rubbed, page ridges lightly foxed. 1880 Hard Cover. 621 pp. Includes color plates and fold-outs. CONTENTS: Report of the Commissioner; Report of the Chemist; Report of the Statistician; Report of the Entomologist; Report of the Botanist on Grasses; Report of the Superintendent of Gardens and Grounds; Report of Dr. H.J. Detmers on Swine Plague; Report of Dr. James Law on Swine Fever; Miscellaneous Papers: Contagious Pleuro-pneumonia of Cattle; Contagious... View more info

Image for Street Directory of the Principal Cities of the United States, Embracing Letter-Carrier Offices Established to April 30, 1908. Revised in the Division of Dead Letters Under the Direction of P.V. de Graw, Fourth Assistant Postmaster-General

Street Directory of the Principal Cities of the United States, Embracing Letter-Carrier Offices Established to April 30, 1908. Revised in the Division of Dead Letters Under the Direction of P.V. de Graw, Fourth Assistant Postmaster-General

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Order of the Postmaster-General: 1908

Seller ID: 2203777

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, edges rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1908 Large Hardcover. 904 pp. Contains the names of the streets, avenues, courts, places, lanes, roads, wharves, etc., to which mail is delivered and embraces the letter-carrier offices established to April 30, 1908.Keywords: STREET DIRECTORY PRINCIPAL CITIES UNITED STATES AMERICAN HISTORY AMERICANA LETTER-CARRIER OFFICES APRIL 30 1908 DIVISION OF DEAD LETTERS P V DE GRAW FOURTH ASSISTANT POSTMASTER-GENERAL View more info

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Tribute to the Memory of Alden March, M.D., LL.D.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Charles van Benthuysen & Sons: 1870

Seller ID: 2203774

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, edges rubbed, ink note, rear endpaper creased. 1870 Large Hardcover. 112 pp. A tribute to the memory of Dr. Alden March. Alden March (1795–1869) was a leading nineteenth century American physician, surgeon and medical inventor. March grew up in Sutton, Massachusetts. His brother was army surgeon, David March. March married Joanna P. Armsby in 1824. He received his MD from Brown University on 1820. In 1821, March taught the first anatomy course in the history... View more info

Image for [Ordinances, City of Portland, 1855] The Charter and Ordinances of the City of Portland, Together with the Acts of the Legislature Relating to the City, Collated and Revised by a Joint Committee of the City Council

[Ordinances, City of Portland, 1855] The Charter and Ordinances of the City of Portland, Together with the Acts of the Legislature Relating to the City, Collated and Revised by a Joint Committee of the City Council

By: N/A

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Benjamin D. Peck: 1856

Seller ID: 2203738

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed. 1856 Hard Cover. vx, 384 pp. CONTENTS: List of Ordinances in this volume; List of Statutes cited; City Charter and Amendments; Agents; Alien Passengers; Amusements; Auctioneers; Billiard Rooms; Boats and Lighters; Boundary Lines; Bowling Alleys; Bridges; Buildings; Carriages; Cemeteries; City Clerk; City Constable and Messenger; City Engineer; City Hall; Clerk of the Common Council; Constables; Courts; Cows; Criers; Dogs; Drains and Sewers; Elections; Finan... View more info

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The Co-Operative Century [Cooperative]

By: N/A

Price: $9.00  $7.20

Publisher: Colorado Cattlemen's Centennial Commission: 1967

Seller ID: 2079720

Condition: Very Good


Faint crease on front corner, pages lightly toned. 1967 Large Softcover. 200 pp. A historical survey of ranching and other industries in Colorado, published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Colorado Cattlemen's Association. Black & white photographs and reproductions of historical advertisements throughout, section of color images in front portion. View more info

Image for Hundertjahrige Geschichte Des Deutschtums Von Rochester

Hundertjahrige Geschichte Des Deutschtums Von Rochester

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Deutsch-Amerikanischen Bund Von Rochester Und Umgegend: 1915

Seller ID: 1852239

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly rubbed, scuffed at upper edge of spine. 1915 Trade Paperback. 255 pp. A German language centenary history of German culture in Rochester, NY. Filled with black & white illustrations & photographs. View more info

Image for One Hundred Fiftieth Anniversary of the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign: Historical Programs and Dedication of Markers along Route of March

One Hundred Fiftieth Anniversary of the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign: Historical Programs and Dedication of Markers along Route of March

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: University of the State of New York: 1929

Seller ID: 2259845

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly toned. 1929 Stapled Binding. 63 pp. Pageants: Genesee Country, Leicester, September 14, 1929; Finger Lakes Area, Geneva, September, 21, 1929; Newtown Battlefield Area, Elmira, September 28, 1929. Includes black-and-white photographs. View more info

Image for The Chief's Daughter; or, The Settlers in Virginia (The New Series of Historical Tales illustrated the chief Events in Ecclesiastical History, British, American, and General, Number 3.)

The Chief's Daughter; or, The Settlers in Virginia (The New Series of Historical Tales illustrated the chief Events in Ecclesiastical History, British, American, and General, Number 3.)

By: N/A

Price: $80.00  $64.00

Publisher: London: John Henry and James Parker: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2022174

Condition: Good


First edition. 1/4 inch bookworm hole in fore-edge margin, hinges just starting, corners a bit rubbed, front board lightly stained, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1859 Hard Cover. 126 pp. 12mo. Colonial American novel, featuring a frontispiece of Pocahontas saving the life of English settler John Smith. Sabin 12688. View more info

Image for History of Montgomery and Fulton Counties, N.Y., with Illustrations Descriptive of Scenery, Private Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactories, from Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability; and Portraits of Old Pioneers and Prominent Residents.

History of Montgomery and Fulton Counties, N.Y., with Illustrations Descriptive of Scenery, Private Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactories, from Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability; and Portraits of Old Pioneers and Prominent Residents.

By: N/A

Price: $150.00  $120.00

Publisher: F.W. Beers & Co. / Geo. Macnamara, Printer: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260272

Condition: Good


First edition. Binding shaken with a couple gatherings loose or loosening, 2 inch chip from spine base. Newspaper articles laid in. 1878 Large Hardcover. 252 pp. Folio. A history of two counties in New York State located in the area between Utica, Saratoga Springs, and Schenectady, with maps and numerous engravings throughout. Also includes important chapters on state history, including information about Native Americans, the French and Indian War, Montcalm's campaign, t... View more info

Image for Views of the New York World's Fair [NY Worlds Fair in Pictures]

Views of the New York World's Fair [NY Worlds Fair in Pictures]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Quality Art Novelty Company, Inc.: 1939

Seller ID: 2043548

Condition: Good


Wrappers loose but included, wrappers rubbed. 1939 Stapled Binding. 48 pp. A collection of black & white photographs depicting the famous 1939 World's Fair held in New York City. View more info

Image for American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century, Volume 1: Freneau to Whitman (The Library of America)

American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century, Volume 1: Freneau to Whitman (The Library of America)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262955

ISBN: 0940450607

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Page ridges very faintly foxed. 1993 Hard Cover. xxiii, 1099 pp. In nineteenth-century America, poetry was part of everyday life, as familiar as a hymn, a love song, a patriotic exhortation. The two volumes of The Library of America’s American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century reveal the vigor and diversity of a tradition embracing solitary visionaries and congenial storytellers, humorists and dissidents, songwriters and philosophers. These extraordinary an... View more info

Image for Memorial of the Centennial Celebration of the Battle of Oriskany, August 6, 1877

Memorial of the Centennial Celebration of the Battle of Oriskany, August 6, 1877

By: N/A

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Oneida Historical Society: 1878

Seller ID: 2264266

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, hinges starting, light stain, rear endpaper missing. 1878 Hard Cover. 199 pp. The Battle of Oriskany, fought on August 6, 1777, was one of the bloodiest battles in the North American theater of the American Revolutionary War and a significant engagement of the Saratoga campaign. An American party trying to relieve the siege of Fort Stanwix was ambushed by a party of Loyalists and allies of several Native American tribes, primarily Iroquois. This was one of ... View more info

Image for Some Early Massachusetts Broadsides (A Massachusetts Historical Society Picture Book)

Some Early Massachusetts Broadsides (A Massachusetts Historical Society Picture Book)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Massachusetts Historical Society: 1964

Seller ID: 2265075

Condition: Near Fine


Pencil doodle on front wrapper. 1964 Stapled Binding. 29 pp. A collection of reproduced broadsides from early Massachusetts. View more info

Image for Floods and High Water, 1936: Pennsylvania's Greatest Flood Disaster in Pictures

Floods and High Water, 1936: Pennsylvania's Greatest Flood Disaster in Pictures

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Telegraph Press: 1936

Seller ID: 2265079

Condition: Very Good


Front wrapper creased, edges lightly rubbed. 1936 Soft Cover. Unpaginated. A collection of black-and-white photographs of the Pittsburgh flood of 1936. On March 17 and 18, 1936, the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania witnessed the worst flood in its history when flood levels peaked at 46 feet (14 m). This flood became known as The Great St. Patrick’s Day flood, and also affected other areas of the Mid-Atlantic on both sides of the Eastern Continental Divide. View more info

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Campbell-Whittlesey House (Rochester, New York)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: The Campbell-Whittlesey House:

Seller ID: 2266370

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date (circa mid-late 1900's). A very nice copy. Unpaginated. The Campbell–Whittlesey House, also known as the Benjamin Campbell House, in Rochester, New York is an historic Greek Revival home, designed by architect Minard Lafever. It was built in 1836, and added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 18, 1971. Campbell was a flour miller,[2] as were many of Rochester's first residents. The home featured parlors painted in a dozen different... View more info

Image for Guide to Historic Plymouth, Massachusetts: Localities and Objects of Interest (Illustrated)

Guide to Historic Plymouth, Massachusetts: Localities and Objects of Interest (Illustrated)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The Rogers Print: 1964

Seller ID: 2266374

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faintly creased. 1964 Small Softcover. 70 pp. A guide to Plymouth, Massachusetts, illustrated with black-and-white images. View more info

Image for Brief History of the Pilgrims: A Continuous History. Their Formation in England, Life in Holland, Experiences throughout the Years of the Establishment at Plymouth. Taken from Bradford's History and Contemporaneous Writings of Bradford and Winslow.

Brief History of the Pilgrims: A Continuous History. Their Formation in England, Life in Holland, Experiences throughout the Years of the Establishment at Plymouth. Taken from Bradford's History and Contemporaneous Writings of Bradford and Winslow.

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Burbank, Inc.:

Seller ID: 2266375

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date, text block beginning to loosen from stapled binding, first ten page edges bumped. 63 pp. Brief History of the Pilgrims: A Continuous History. Their Formation in England, Life in Holland, Experiences throughout the Years of the Establishment at Plymouth. Taken from Bradford's History and Contemporaneous Writings of Bradford and Winslow. View more info

Image for Dedication of Monument Erected by the State of New York at Andersonville, Georgia, 1914

Dedication of Monument Erected by the State of New York at Andersonville, Georgia, 1914

By: N/A

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266777

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A few light spots on front board, tissue paper chewed along top edge. 1916 Large Hardcover. 241 pp. Veteran Service Record follows text. A pilgrimage to the shrines of patriotism. Being the report of the Commission to dedicate the monument erected by the state of New York, in Andersonville, Georgia. To commemorate the heroism, sacrifices and patriotism of more than nine thousand of her sons who were confined in that prison, of whom more than two thousand, ... View more info

Image for Old Bethpage Village Restoration: A Rural Heritage for Today (Nassau County Historical Museum)

Old Bethpage Village Restoration: A Rural Heritage for Today (Nassau County Historical Museum)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Friends of the Nassau County Historical Museum: 1970

Seller ID: 2266827

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1970 Stapled Binding. 36 pp. A brief history of the architecture of Bethpage. View more info