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Rochester and Other Literary Rakes of the Court of Charles II. With Some Account of Their Surroundings.

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co.: 1903

Seller ID: 2303180

Condition: Very Good


Boards and edges lightly rubbed, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper and university library stamp on title page. 1903 Three-Quarter Leather. x, 330 pp. Three-quarter leather with marbled boards and marbled endpapers. Top page ridge gilt. With portraits. Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685)[c] was king of England, Scotland, and Ireland. He was king of Scotland from 1649 until his deposition in 1651, and king of England, Scotland and Ireland from the 1660 Restoration of the monarchy until his death in 1685. Charles II was the eldest surviving child of Charles I of England, Scotland an... View more info

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

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

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, he developed and manufactured the first automobile that many middle-class Americans could afford. In doing so, Ford converted... View more info

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Francis Butler Simkins, 1897-1966: Historian of the South

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The State Printing Company: 1967

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2303057

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription. Smudge on front wrapper, ink name on front wrapper. 1967 Soft Cover. 85 pp. A pamphlet published by his family in memory of the Edgefield Native who spent his teaching career at Longwood College in Farmville, Virginia. Francis Butler Simkins (December 14, 1897 – February 8, 1966) was a historian and president of the Southern Historical Association. He is best known for his highly praised history of the Reconstruction Era in South Carolina, that gave fair coverage to all sides, and for his widely used textbook The South, Old and New (1947) and his monographs... View more info

Image for A Library of Universal Literature in Four Parts, Comprising Science, Biography, Fiction and the Great Orations, in 8 Volumes, Part Three: Orations - Vol. I: Greek Orators; Vol. II: Roman Orators; Vol. III. Orators of Continental Europe; Vol. VI: Orators of Great Britain and Ireland; Vol. V: Orators of Great Britain and Ireland; Vol. VI: American Orators; Vol. VII: American Orators; Vol. VIII: American Orators

A Library of Universal Literature in Four Parts, Comprising Science, Biography, Fiction and the Great Orations, in 8 Volumes, Part Three: Orations - Vol. I: Greek Orators; Vol. II: Roman Orators; Vol. III. Orators of Continental Europe; Vol. VI: Orators of Great Britain and Ireland; Vol. V: Orators of Great Britain and Ireland; Vol. VI: American Orators; Vol. VII: American Orators; Vol. VIII: American Orators

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: P. F. Collier: 1900

Seller ID: 2302557

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge of volumes two and four broken, minor general wear. 1900 Hard Cover. Brown boards. Eight volume set, part three of a larger set of 32 volumes. Notable speeches include Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death, Gettysburg Address, abolition, military, political, Presidential, etc. View more info

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Alexander III at Gatchina (The Romanov Dynasty)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Abris Art Publishers: 2001

Seller ID: 2302615

Condition: Near Fine


Pages very faintly toned. 2001 Large Softcover. 63 pp. Alexander III (Russian: ?????????? III ??????????????, tr. Aleksandr III Aleksandrovich; 10 March 1845 – 1 November 1894)[1] was Emperor of Russia, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Finland from 13 March 1881 until his death on 1 November 1894.[2] He was highly reactionary and reversed some of the liberal reforms of his father, Alexander II. Under the influence of Konstantin Pobedonostsev (1827–1907) he opposed any reform that limited his autocratic rule. During his reign, Russia fought no major wars; he was therefore styled The Peacema... View more info

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Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich (The Romanov Dynasty)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Abris Art Publishers: 2002

Seller ID: 2302616

Condition: Very Good


Top corner of front wrapper creased, pages very faintly toned. 2002 Large Softcover. 64 pp. Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia (Russian: ??????????? ??????????? ????????; 21 September 1827 – 25 January 1892) was the second son of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia and younger brother of Tsar Alexander II. During the reign of Alexander II, Konstantin was an admiral of the Russian fleet and reformed the Russian Navy. He was also an instrumental figure in the emancipation of the serfs. He was less fortunate as viceroy of Poland (1862–1863) and had to be recalled to Russia where he was attack... View more info

Image for Breviarium Romanum Ex Decreto SS, Concilii Tridentini Restitutum S. Pii V. Pontificis Maximi Ussu Editum Clements VIII., Urbani VIII. Et Leonis XIII. Actoritate Recognitum Editio Septima Post Typicam [LATIN TEXT]

Breviarium Romanum Ex Decreto SS, Concilii Tridentini Restitutum S. Pii V. Pontificis Maximi Ussu Editum Clements VIII., Urbani VIII. Et Leonis XIII. Actoritate Recognitum Editio Septima Post Typicam [LATIN TEXT]

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 1896

Seller ID: 2302858

Condition: Very Good


Latin text. Boards and spine rubbed, minor loss to spine head, ink name on second blank, owner's stamp on title page. 1896 Full-Leather. Gilt page ridges, marbled endpapers. Pope Pius V (17 January 1504 – 1 May 1572), born Antonio Ghislieri (from 1518 called Michele Ghislieri, O.P.), was head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 8 January 1566 to his death in 1572. He is venerated as a saint of the Catholic Church.[2] He is chiefly notable for his role in the Council of Trent, the Counter-Reformation, and the standardization of the Roman Rite within the Latin Church. Piu... View more info

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The Story of the Life of Mackay of Uganda, Told for Boys by His Sister

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: A.C. Armstrong and Son: 1895

Seller ID: 2202686

Condition: Good


Minor staining to edges, spine cocked, bookplate to front paste-down endpaper, minor foxing to pages, minor pencil marginalia. No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1895 Hard Cover. vii, 338 pp. This book is written especially for boys, in the hope that Mackay's example may lead many of them to think of Africa, and devote their lives to its moral and spiritual regeneration. View more info

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The Illustrated London News, April 4, 1953, No. 5946--Volumes 222: In Memoriam Number Queen Mary

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Illustrated London News: 1953

Seller ID: 2299940

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers intact. No chips, no tears. Light general wear. 1953 Stapled Binding. Includes two-panel color photograph of Queen Mary. View more info

Image for Sunshine at Home: Sparkling Pages for the Child, the Youth, the Parent. A Family Portfolio of Natural History, Biography, and Bible Scenes. One Hundred and Fifty Illustrations.

Sunshine at Home: Sparkling Pages for the Child, the Youth, the Parent. A Family Portfolio of Natural History, Biography, and Bible Scenes. One Hundred and Fifty Illustrations.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Review and Harold: 1883

Seller ID: 2266774

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed, stain on rear wrapper. 1883 Large Hardcover. 112 pp. Sparkling Pages for the Child, the Youth, the Parent. A Family Portfolio of Natural History, Biography, and Bible Scenes. One Hundred and Fifty Illustrations. View more info

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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, Hyde Park New York

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 2267216

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date. Unpaginated. Fold-out. The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum holds the records of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States (1933–1945). Located on the grounds of Springwood, the Roosevelt family estate in Hyde Park, New York, the library was built under the President's personal direction in 1939-1940, and dedicated on June 30, 1941. It is the first presidential library in the United States and one of the thirteen presidential libraries under the auspices of the National Archives and Records Administration. View more info

Image for George Armstrong Custer and His 7th Calvary at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, 1876 (Montana Heritage Series, Number Seven)

George Armstrong Custer and His 7th Calvary at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, 1876 (Montana Heritage Series, Number Seven)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montana Historical Society Press:

Seller ID: 2272307

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine. 20 pp. Two original essays and a reproduction of one of the greatest of all the battlefield paintings, keyed to actual battlefield episodes. View more info

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General John Swift, Founder of Palmyra, N.Y. [New York]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1923

Seller ID: 2299119

Condition: Very Good


Bookplate on front wrapper verso, very minor general wear. 1923 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. In commemoration of dedication of General John Swift, Memorial Cemetery, August 18, 1923. James R. Hickey Post, No. 120, American Legion. John Swift (June 17, 1761 – July 12, 1814) was an American military officer during the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. He founded the town of Palmyra, New York. In the winter of 1788–89, with the Wyoming Valley situation not going in the Connecticuters' favor, John Swift and John Jenkins purchased a large tract within the Phelps and Gorham Purchase in wha... View more info

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General John Swift, Founder of Palmyra, N.Y. [New York]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1923

Seller ID: 2299120

Condition: Very Good


Papers laid in, title page and last page lightly foxed. 1923 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. In commemoration of dedication of General John Swift, Memorial Cemetery, August 18, 1923. James R. Hickey Post, No. 120, American Legion. John Swift (June 17, 1761 – July 12, 1814) was an American military officer during the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. He founded the town of Palmyra, New York. In the winter of 1788–89, with the Wyoming Valley situation not going in the Connecticuters' favor, John Swift and John Jenkins purchased a large tract within the Phelps and Gorham Purchase in what i... View more info

Image for The Cambridge of 1776: Wherein is [Set] Forth an Account of the Town, and of the Events it Witnessed: With Which Is Incorporated the Diary of Dorothy Dudley, Now First Published; Together with an Historicall Sketch; Severall Appropriate Poems; Numerous Anecdotes, Patriotick, Weighty, Indifferent, and Diverting; Many References to the Renowned University; and Descriptions of the People of the Olden Time. All of Which is Adapted to the Furtherance of Good Manners, Virtue, Piety, Intelligence, Love of Country, and Admiration of Cambridge.

The Cambridge of 1776: Wherein is [Set] Forth an Account of the Town, and of the Events it Witnessed: With Which Is Incorporated the Diary of Dorothy Dudley, Now First Published; Together with an Historicall Sketch; Severall Appropriate Poems; Numerous Anecdotes, Patriotick, Weighty, Indifferent, and Diverting; Many References to the Renowned University; and Descriptions of the People of the Olden Time. All of Which is Adapted to the Furtherance of Good Manners, Virtue, Piety, Intelligence, Love of Country, and Admiration of Cambridge.

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ladies Centennial Committee: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276027

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light stain along bottom page edges, minor loss to spine head, pencil name and address on second blank. 1876 Hard Cover. v, 123 pp. CONTENTS: Sonnet--Dorothy Dudley, by William D. Howells; Sketch of the History of Cambridge from Its Settlement in 1631 to 1776, by David Greene Haskins, Jr.; The Influence of Cambridge in the Formation of the Nation, by Andrew P. Peabody; Extracts from the Diary of Dorothy Dudley, from April 18th, 1775, to July 19th, 1776; The Guests at Head-Quarters, by H.E. Scudder; The Batchelder House, and its Owners, by Mrs. Isabella James; English Letter Desc... View more info

Image for Official Program of the Inaugural Ceremonies, Inducting into Office Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States, John N. Garner, Vice President of the United States, March 4, 1933

Official Program of the Inaugural Ceremonies, Inducting into Office Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States, John N. Garner, Vice President of the United States, March 4, 1933

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ransdell Incorporated: 1933

Seller ID: 2282987

Condition: Good


Faint crease to wrappers, front wrapper very faintly foxed, a couple light stains on rear wrapper, minor surface tear to rear wrapper. 1933 Stapled Binding. 64 pp. Official Program of the Inaugural Ceremonies, Inducting into Office Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States, John N. Garner, Vice President of the United States, March 4, 1933. View more info

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V.C. [The Victoria Cross]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Geo. Pulman & Sons, Ltd.: 1942

Seller ID: 2283084

Condition: Good


Pages 19-22 loose but included, ink stamp on front wrapper, quarter-inch tear along spine head and spine base, wrappers split along spine base. 1942 Stapled Binding. 38 pp. Here are the stories of the Victoria Cross awards of this war announced up to the end of April, 1942. The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest and most prestigious award of the British honours system. It is awarded for gallantry in the presence of the enemy to members of the British Armed Forces. It may be awarded posthumously. It was previously awarded to Commonwealth countries, most of which have established their own honou... View more info

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We Speak from the Air: Broadcasts by the R.A.F.

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283122

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Wrapper edges lightly rubbed, smudge on front wrapper, ink stamp on half-title page. 1942 Soft Cover. 72 pp. Men of the R.A.F. describe their own experiences in their own words. These accounts of operations over Germany, France, Holland, Belgium, Britain, Norway, Italy, the North Sea, the English Channel and the Atlantic give us the human stories behind the official communiques, and show us the great range and effectiveness of our Air Power. The narratives are selected from over 280 broadcasts, given anonymously by the R.A.F. and W.A.A.F. during 1941. View more info

Image for The History of the Lives and Bloody Exploits of the Most Noted Pirates: Their Trials and Executions, Including a Correct Account of the Late Piracies Committed in the West Indies and the Expedition of Commodore Porter, Also Those Committed on the Brig Mexican, Who Were Tried and Executed at Boston, in 1835

The History of the Lives and Bloody Exploits of the Most Noted Pirates: Their Trials and Executions, Including a Correct Account of the Late Piracies Committed in the West Indies and the Expedition of Commodore Porter, Also Those Committed on the Brig Mexican, Who Were Tried and Executed at Boston, in 1835

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Lyons Press: 2004

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2284759

ISBN: 1592283241

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. Bottom corner of front wrapper lightly bumped. 2004 Trade Paperback. 295 pp. Prepare yourself for the horror as you enter a world of murderers and thieves armed with swords, knives, and cannons. This book is filled with stories of terror on the high seas. As you turn each page be prepared to be consumed by a society where lying is a way of life and pilfering is a means of survival. These stories depict the lives of history's most noted pirates, from where they grew up, to how they became some of the most nefarious characters to terrorize nations around the world. Every story in... View more info

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Recollections of Three Kaisers

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290462

Condition: Good


Boards spotted and lightly rubbed, edges and a few pages lightly foxed. 1929 Hard Cover. ix, [10]-315, [5] pp. 8vo. Frontispiece of Empress Frederick, 6 photographic portraits in text. An account of three generations of leaders of the German Empire. View more info

Image for LIFE: John F. Kennedy Memorial Edition, Including His Biography and His Most Enduring Words

LIFE: John F. Kennedy Memorial Edition, Including His Biography and His Most Enduring Words

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Time: 1963

Seller ID: 2296531

Condition: Very Good


Minor ink note on front wrapper, a few creases. No chips. Wrappers intact. 1963 Stapled Binding. John F. Kennedy memorial edition, including his biography and his most enduring words. All of Life's pictures and text on the most shocking event of our time. Including his biography and his most enduring words. It is all over now. The frightful moment has passed and what unfolded before the eyes of a nation has begun-such is nature's mercy-to recede. But stark images still crowd the mind. We remember the smiling young couple, and a bunch of red roses; then-the monstrous act itself; and then-a flag... View more info

Image for Post, the Saturday Evening Post, December 14, 1963: John F. Kennedy, 1917-63, In Memoriam [Norman Rockwell]

Post, the Saturday Evening Post, December 14, 1963: John F. Kennedy, 1917-63, In Memoriam [Norman Rockwell]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Curtis Publishing Company: 1963

Seller ID: 2296534

Condition: Very Good


A few light creases. No chips. Wrappers intact. 1963 Magazine. 84 pp. COVER: Norman Rockwell portrait of JFK. In Memoriam: A Senseless Tragedy; The New President. CONTENTS: Articles - Hate Knows No Direction (Speaking Out); When the Highest Office Changes Hands, by Dwight D. Eisenhower; The New President: He Ought to Try to Slow Up, Alsop Interviews L. B. J.; The Assassination; Death in Emergency Room No. One; A Eulogy: John Fitzgerald Kennedy, by Arthur M. Schlessinger, Jr.; A Profile in Family Courage; What's Ahead for the G.O.P.?; New Weapon against Muscular Dystrophy; Wacky Search for Gold... View more info

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The a Becketts of 'Punch': Memories of Father and Sons

By: a Beckett, Arthur William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Archibald Constable and Co Ltd: 1903

Seller ID: 2263572

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, hinges beginning to loosen, ink name on front endpaper. 1903 Hard Cover. 333, [3] pp. 8vo. A biographical account of the family behind Punch magazine, who were contemporaries of well-known authors such as Charles Dickens and William Makepeace Thackeray. View more info

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An Answer to John Robinson of Leyden, Now First Published from a Manuscript of A.D. 1609 (Harvard Theological Studies Series Volume IX [9])

By: A Puritan Friend; Burrage, Champlin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2006047

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. An exceptional copy. 1920 Trade Paperback. xiii, 94 pp. Printed wrappers. The first appearance in print of an early 17th century manuscript written in response to the religious teachings of John Robinson, part of whose congregation became the group we now know as the Pilgrims. Text from Bodleian MS. Jones 30 at Oxford. Robinson, John (1575/6? - 1625), Church of England clergyman and separatist theologian, was born at Sturton, Nottinghamshire... When Robinson moved from Cambridge into the wider world, his nonconformist ideas were soon revealed... Before the... View more info

Image for The Curse of Tramp Life by A-No1, The King of Hoboes. A True Story of Actual Tramp Life Written by Himself.

The Curse of Tramp Life by A-No1, The King of Hoboes. A True Story of Actual Tramp Life Written by Himself.

By: A-No1 [Livingston, Leon Ray]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The A-No1 Publishing Co.: 1912

Seller ID: 2293039

Condition: Fair


Fifth edition. Wrappers rubbed and soiled with large chip from rear corner and clear tape repair along spine, biopredation to last few pages, a few pages lightly stained. 1912 Trade Paperback. 133, [3] pp. The third of twelve books by self-proclaimed 'King of Hoboes' Leon Ray Livingston, who wrote under the name A-No1. He was best known for his memoir of traveling cross-country, From Coast to Coast with Jack London, which inspired the movie Emperor of the North. He also did a great deal to improve the system of hobo symbols designed to keep fellow travelers safe. View more info

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History of King Charles the First of England (Altemus' Young People's Library)

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Altemus: 1900

Seller ID: 2162604

Condition: Very Good


Very light rubbing to boards. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A guide to the controversial ruler of England, beheaded during the English Revolution. View more info

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Josephine (Makers of History)

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1902

Seller ID: 2203418

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. A very nice copy. 1902 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 328 pp. With engravings. A biography of Josephine, the wife of Napoleon Bonaparte. View more info

Image for Confidential Correspondence of the Emperor Napoleon and the Empress Josephine: Including Letters from the Time of Their Marriage Until the Death of Josephine, and Also Several Private Letters from the Emperor to His Brother Joseph, and Other Important Personages

Confidential Correspondence of the Emperor Napoleon and the Empress Josephine: Including Letters from the Time of Their Marriage Until the Death of Josephine, and Also Several Private Letters from the Emperor to His Brother Joseph, and Other Important Personages

By: Abbott, John S. C.

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Mason Brothers: 1856

Seller ID: 2301435

Condition: Good


Former a binder's copy - has been repaired. Loss to spine head, spine base and to front joint; ink name on title page. 1856 Hard Cover. 404 pp. With numerous illustrative notes and anecdotes. Including Letters from the Time of Their Marriage Until the Death of Josephine, and Also Several Private Letters from the Emperor to His Brother Joseph, and Other Important Personages. View more info

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George Washington; or, Life in America One Hundred Years Ago (American Pioneers and Patriots)

By: Abbott, John S.C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2299625

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Spine lightly toned, ink stamp on front free endpaper. 1875 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 360 pp. The life of Washington reveals to us the state of society in our land, the manners and customs of the people, their joys and griefs, one hundred years ago. As a statesman, as a general, as a thoroughly good man, he stands pre-eminent. He was so emphatically the Father of his country that it may almost be said that he created the Republic. View more info

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Daniel Boone: The Pioneer of Kentucky. (American Pioneers and Patriots.)

By: Abbott, John S.C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dodd & Mead: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286111

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint stain to top edge, ink name stamp on front endpaper. 1872 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, [9]-331, [3] pp. 8vo. Dark orange cloth, gilt and black titles and decorations. Engraved frontispiece of a Native American fighting a bear, engraved portrait of Boone on title page, A biography of the frontiersman who has become part of American folklore for his exploration and settlement of Kentucky, and his military service during the American Revolution. View more info