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Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-65

By: Branch, Taylor

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2273424

ISBN: 0965715248

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1998 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 746 pp. In Pillar of Fire, the second volume of his America in the King Years trilogy, Taylor Branch portrays the civil rights era at its zenith. The first volume, Parting the Waters, won the Pulitzer Prize for History. It is a monumental chronicle of a movement that stirred from Southern black churches to challenge the national conscience during the Eisenhower and Kennedy years. In thi... View more info

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The Early History of Illinois, from its Discovery by the French, in 1673, until its Cession to Great Britain in 1763, Including the Narrative of Marquette's Discovery of the Mississippi.

By: Breese, Sidney; Fuller, Melville W.; Hoyne, Thomas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: E.B. Myers & Company: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197154

Condition: Fair


First edition (Howes B736). Former Library of Congress copy with surplus/duplicate stamp. Lacks all three maps and single text leaf (p.13/14). Lightly stained throughout causing minor warp to boards, binding shaken with a few loose gatherings. 1884 Hard Cover. xiii, 422 pp. 8vo. A history of the state of Illinois by one of its Supreme Court justices, covering a period of over two hundred years.KEYWORDS: HISTORY AMERICAN AMERICANA IL UNITED STATES AMERICA View more info

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The Stranger & the Statesman: James Smithson, John Quincy Adams, and the Making of America's Greatest Museum: The Smithsonian

By: Burleigh, Nina

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Perennial: 2004

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2206032

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. A nice copy. 2004 Trade Paperback. 298 pp. In her illuminating and dramatic biography The Stranger and the Statesman, Nina Burleigh reveals a little-known slice of social and intellectual history in the life and times of the man responsible for the creation of the United States' principal cultural institution, the Smithsonian.It was one of the nineteenth century's greatest philanthropic gifts -- and one of its most puzzling mysteries. In 1829, a wealthy En... View more info

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Clayton (Images of America)

By: Corbin, Verda S.; Hutchinson, Shane A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arcadia: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261925

ISBN: 0752412507

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 1998 Trade Paperback. 128 pp. The town of Clayton, located in northern New York State, was established on the shores of the mighty St. Lawrence River. At the turn of the last century, Clayton was in its heyday, and was one of the most famous resort destinations in the northeastern United States. During this period, Clayton was a place of affluence, its economy and culture built on the timber trade, shipping, boat building, and tourism industri... View more info

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Lone Star Rising: The Revolutionary Birth of the Texas Republic

By: Davis, William C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press: 2004

Seller ID: 2273768

ISBN: 1585445320

Condition: Very Good


Front wrapper very lightly bumped, a few light spots on page ridges. 2004 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 354 pp. In the whirlwind of revolutions in the Americas, the Texas Revolution stands at the confluence of northern and southern traditions. On the battlefield and in the political aftermath, settlers from the United States struggled with those who brought revolutionary ideas from Latin America and arms from Mexico. In the midst of t... View more info

Image for The Illinois Political Campaign of 1858: A Facsimile of the Printer's Copy of His Debates with Senator Stephen Arnold Douglas as Edited and Prepared for Press by Abraham Lincoln (The Library of Congress, The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana)

The Illinois Political Campaign of 1858: A Facsimile of the Printer's Copy of His Debates with Senator Stephen Arnold Douglas as Edited and Prepared for Press by Abraham Lincoln (The Library of Congress, The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana)

By: Douglas, Stephen Arnold; Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Library of Congress / U.S. Government Printing Office: 1958

Seller ID: 2079943

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 1958 Large Hardcover. 212 pp. A facsimile edition of the newspaper account of the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates, together with Lincoln's own notes and edits, as well as a complete historical account of Lincoln's creation of a scrapbook from the printed transcripts, and his attempts to publish them. View more info

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Practical Essays on Medical Education and the Medical Profession in the United States (Publications of the Institute of the History of Medicine, Fourth Series, Bibliotheca Medica Americana, Volume V [5])

By: Drake, Daniel; Tucker, David A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins Press: 1952

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2026218

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on front endpapers, boards lightly toned. 1952 Hard Cover. xvi, 104 pp. A 1952 reissue of the 1832 original, with a new introduction by David A. Tucker. Daniel Drake was a professor at the Medical College of Ohio, and was most well-known for a two volume work on diseases of the interior valley of North America (Garrison-Morton 1777 & 5234.1), specifically for its discussion of the treatment of malaria. View more info

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Statistics of the United States, (Including Mortality, Property, &c.,) in 1860; Compiled from the Original Returns and Being the Final Exhibit of the Eighth Census, Under the Direction of the Secretary of the Interior.

By: Edmunds, J.M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1866

Seller ID: 2203764

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed, corners stained, top page ridge lightly foxed. 1866 Large Hardcover. lxvi, 548 pp. Statistics of the United States, (Including Mortality, Property, &c.,) in 1860; Compiled from the Original Returns and Being the Final Exhibit of the Eighth Census, Under the Direction of the Secretary of the Interior.Keywords: JM J M EDMUNDS STATISTICS UNITED STATES AMERICA AMERICAN HISTORY MORTALITY PROPERTY 1860 EIGHTH CENSUS SECRETARY OF INTERIOR AMERICANA NINETEENTH 19T... View more info

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Making Iron on the Bald Eagle: Roland Curtin's Ironworks and Workers' Community

By: Eggert, Gerald G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Pennsylvania State University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208594

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Spine very slightly cocked.Near Fine. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 189 pp. In 1810, Irish immigrant Roland Curtin launched a charcoal ironmaking operation in central Pennsylvania that continued for 110 years. Through this engaging account of Curtin and his iron plantation, Gerald Eggert provides an important chapter in the history of the iron industry in America. Eggert's story begins with Roland Curtin, who arrived i... View more info

Image for The Miscellaneous Writings of John Fiske, with Many Portraits of Illustrious Philosophers, Scientists, and Other Men of Note, in Twelve Volumes: Outlines of Cosmic Philosophy Based on the Doctrine of Evolution, with Criticisms on the Positive Philosophy, in Four Volumes; Myths and Myth-Makers: Old Tales and Superstitions Interpreted by Comparative Mythology; The Unseen World and Other Essays; Excursions of an Evolutionist; Darwinism and Other Essays; Studies in Religion: Being The Destiny of Man, The Idea of God, Through Nature to God, Life Everlasting; A Century of Science and Other Essays; The Mississippi Valley in the Civil War; Civil Government in the United States Considered with Some Reference to Its Origins (Standard Library Edition)

The Miscellaneous Writings of John Fiske, with Many Portraits of Illustrious Philosophers, Scientists, and Other Men of Note, in Twelve Volumes: Outlines of Cosmic Philosophy Based on the Doctrine of Evolution, with Criticisms on the Positive Philosophy, in Four Volumes; Myths and Myth-Makers: Old Tales and Superstitions Interpreted by Comparative Mythology; The Unseen World and Other Essays; Excursions of an Evolutionist; Darwinism and Other Essays; Studies in Religion: Being The Destiny of Man, The Idea of God, Through Nature to God, Life Everlasting; A Century of Science and Other Essays; The Mississippi Valley in the Civil War; Civil Government in the United States Considered with Some Reference to Its Origins (Standard Library Edition)

By: Fiske, John

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1902

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2206644

Condition: Good


Boards soiled, spine base of volumes 1 and 3 stained, owner bookplate on front endpaper of each, interiors clean and unmarked. 1902 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 8vo. 1902 edition, issued as part of a uniform set of Fiske's historical works. Includes: Outlines of Cosmic Philosophy Based on the Doctrine of Evolution, with Criticisms on the Positive Philosophy, in Four Volumes; Myths and Myth-Makers: Old Tales and Superstitions Interpreted by C... View more info

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A Book of Old Maps: Delineating American History from the Earliest Days Down to the Close of the Revolutionary War

By: Fite, Emerson D.; Freeman, Archibald

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2079936

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint spot on top corner of front board, name & date in charcoal pencil on front flyleaf. 1926 Large Hardcover. xv, 299 pp. Color frontispiece of Battista Agnese's world map, circa 1538, 74 reproductions of maps throughout, dating from 1478-1825, with detailed descriptions of each, including bibliographic references. Index follows text. View more info

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The Story of American Freedom

By: Foner, Eric

Price: $10.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, New York: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2139707

Condition: Near Fine


First edition.Near Fine. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxii, 422 pp. 8vo. A masterful history of the United States, focused on its animating impulse-freedom-and the continuing struggle to achieve it. Freedom: a promised land, a battleground, America's cultural bond and fault line. The Declaration of Independence lists liberty among mankind's inalienable rights; the Constitution was framed to secure liberty's blessings. The United States f... View more info

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The History of the United States, in Four Volumes - Edition de Luxe

By: Garner, James Wilford; Lodge, Henry Cabot; McMaster, John Bach (Historical Review)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: John D. Morris and Company: 1906

Seller ID: 2201042

Condition: Very Good


Owner blind stamps on front endpapers, tissue guard protecting Lodge photogravure loose but included. First volume's rear hinge and spine repaired. 1906 Hard Cover. 1881 pp. paginated continuously. 9 1/2 x 6 3/4. Original brown cloth, brown leather spine labels, gilt titles & rules, gilt top page ridge. Photogravure frontispieces of James Wilford Garner, Henry Cabot Lodge, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. Black & white photographs and full-page... View more info

Image for No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II

No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II

By: Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Touchstone/Simon and Schuster Paperbacks: 1995

Seller ID: 2208328

Condition: Near Fine


Light general wear. 1995 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 759 pp. The Pulitzer Prize winning account of the home front in World War II, by one of the greatest presidential historians of our time. Several pages of photographs. No Ordinary Time is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United States. With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin mas... View more info

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Freedom: A History of US

By: Hakim, John

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1741517

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Contents page torn. 2002 Large Hardcover. 406 pp. Master storyteller Joy Hakim has excited millions of young minds with the great drama of American history in her award-winning series A History of US. Hailed by historians, educators, and parents for its exciting, thought-provoking narrative, the books have been recognized as a break-through tool in teaching history and critical reading skills to young people. And the kids themselves agree: Hakim has piles ... View more info

Image for America: Great Crises in Our History Told by Its Makers - A Library of Original Sources, in Twelve Volumes: Discovery and Exploration, 1000-1562; Colonization, 1562-1753; Revolution, 1753-1783; The Critical Period, 1783-1803; 1812 - Before and After, 1803-1820; The Developing Nation, 1820-1845; The Mexican War and Slavery, 1845-1861; The Civil War, 1861-1865; Reconstruction, 1865-1890; A New World Power, 1890-1914; The Great War, 1914-1916; American in the Great War - and After, 1916-1925

America: Great Crises in Our History Told by Its Makers - A Library of Original Sources, in Twelve Volumes: Discovery and Exploration, 1000-1562; Colonization, 1562-1753; Revolution, 1753-1783; The Critical Period, 1783-1803; 1812 - Before and After, 1803-1820; The Developing Nation, 1820-1845; The Mexican War and Slavery, 1845-1861; The Civil War, 1861-1865; Reconstruction, 1865-1890; A New World Power, 1890-1914; The Great War, 1914-1916; American in the Great War - and After, 1916-1925

By: Harper, Charles A.; Americanization Department; Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States: 1925

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2272653

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition issued to 'patrons of record', with personalized registration pages tipped in preceding title page (presented to James Francis Quick, Jr. and Betty Jane Quick by their father and mother, James F. Quick and Elizabeth Campbell Quick). Ink pictographic stamp on front flyleaf of each volume, minimal wear to corners. 1925 Hard Cover. Complete in twelve volumes. Includes: Discovery and Exploration, 1000-1562; Colonization, 1562-1753; Revolution, 1753-1783; The ... View more info

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Jamestown: The Buried Truth

By: Kelso, William M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: University of Virginia Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2278833

ISBN: 0813925630

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. 2006 Hard Cover. xi, 238 pp. What was life really like for the band of adventurers who first set foot on the banks of the James River in 1607? Important as the accomplishments of these men and women were, the written records pertaining to them are scarce, ambiguous, and often conflicting, and those curious about the birthplace of the United States are left to turn to dramatic and often highly fictionalized reports. In... View more info

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Thomas Paine, Author of the Declaration of Independence

By: Lewis, Joseph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Freethought Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208427

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, clippings from jacket flaps and author picture laid in, ink name on front paste-down endpaper. Near fine. 1947 Hard Cover. xix, 315 pp. Aside from being one of the most important books written about Thomas Paine, it is, in addition, a contribution to a proper understanding of the genesis of our Republic, an inspiration to genuine patriotism and devotion to the principles of The Declaration of Independence.KEYWORDS: JOSEPH LEWIS THOMAS PAINE DECL... View more info

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Locust: The Devastating Rise and Mysterious Disappearance of the Insect that Shaped the American Frontier

By: Lockwood, Jeffrey A.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 2004

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2267025

ISBN: 0738208949

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges very lightly bumped. Light highlighting throughout text. 2004 Hard Cover. xxiii, 294 pp. In 1876, the U.S. Congress declared the locust “the single greatest impediment to the settlement of the country between Mississippi and the Rocky Mountains.” Throughout the nineteenth century, swarms of locusts regularly swept across the American continent, turning noon into dusk, devastating farm communities, and bringing trains to a halt. The outbreaks subsided in ... View more info

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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

By: McPherson, James M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2260797

ISBN: 0345359429

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Pages faintly toned. 1989 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 904 pp. James McPherson's fast-paced narrative fully integrates the political, social, and military events that crowded the two decades from the outbreak of one war in Mexico to the ending of another at Appomattox. Packed with drama and analytical insight, the book vividly recounts the momentous episodes that preceded the Civil War--the Dred Scott decision, the Lincoln-Dougl... View more info

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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (The Oxford History of the United States, Volume VI)

By: McPherson, James M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1988

Seller ID: 2155705

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1988 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 904 pp. James McPherson's fast-paced narrative fully integrates the political, social, and military events that crowded the two decades from the outbreak of one war in Mexico to the ending of another at Appomattox. Packed with drama and analytical insight, the book vividly recounts the momentous episodes that preceded the Civil War--the Dred Scott decision, the Lincoln-Douglas debates, J... View more info

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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

By: McPherson, James M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2274056

ISBN: 019516895X

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. 1988 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 904 pp. James McPherson's fast-paced narrative fully integrates the political, social, and military events that crowded the two decades from the outbreak of one war in Mexico to the ending of another at Appomattox. Packed with drama and analytical insight, the book vividly recounts the momentous episodes that preceded the Civil War--the Dred Scott decision, the Lincoln-Douglas debates, Jo... View more info

Image for Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (The Oxford History of the United States, Volume VI [6])

Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (The Oxford History of the United States, Volume VI [6])

By: McPherson, James M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281282

ISBN: 0195038630

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink name and date on front endpaper. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xix, [1], 904 pp. 8vo. James McPherson's fast-paced narrative fully integrates the political, social, and military events that crowded the two decades from the outbreak of one war in Mexico to the ending of another at Appomattox. Packed with drama and analytical insight, the book vividly recounts the momentous episodes that preceded the Civil War--the Dred S... View more info

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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

By: McPherson, James M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1989

Seller ID: 2283568

ISBN: 0345359429

Condition: Good


Pages faintly toned. 1989 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 904 pp. James McPherson's fast-paced narrative fully integrates the political, social, and military events that crowded the two decades from the outbreak of one war in Mexico to the ending of another at Appomattox. Packed with drama and analytical insight, the book vividly recounts the momentous episodes that preceded the Civil War--the Dred Scott decision, the Lincoln-Douglas debate... View more info

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The Campaign of the Century: Upton Sinclair's Race for Governor of California and the Birth of Media Politics

By: Mitchell, Greg

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269101

ISBN: 0679411682

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket very faintly toned, very minor sticker adhesive on jacket rear. 1992 Hard Cover. xx, 665 pp. A blow-by-blow account of the author of The Jungle's 1934 bid for governor of California describes the mudslinging campaign waged against him and how it was a precursor to today's media politics. View more info

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The Oxford History of the American People

By: Morison, Samuel Eliot

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1965

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2263976

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Spine faded, minor scuff on front board. 1965 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xxvii, [1], 1150, [8] pp. 8vo. Includes two sections of black & white photographs and illustrations. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full red morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had these rebound included his/her monogram on the corner of the front board: O.C.S. A political as... View more info

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Samuel Slater: Father of American Manufactures

By: Rivard, Paul E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Slater Mill Historic Site: 1974

Seller ID: 2259831

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor general wear. 1974 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Samuel Slater (June 9, 1768 – April 21, 1835) was an early English-American industrialist known as the Father of the American Industrial Revolution (a phrase coined by Andrew Jackson) and the Father of the American Factory System. In the UK, he was called Slater the Traitor[2] because he brought British textile technology to America, modifying it for United States use. He memorized the designs of textile facto... View more info

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Contemporary Constitutional Issues

By: Schechter, Alan H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1972

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2080325

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Single shallow razor mark on spine. 1972 Trade Paperback. x, 293 pp. An examination of constitutional law, discussing: literacy; the right to vote; free speech; the Vietnam War; confessions, self-incrimination, and the right to counsel; federal open housing legislation; federal aid to parochial education; segregation; the 14th amendment. Bibliography & index follow text. View more info

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Trail to Wounded Knee: The Last Stand of the Plains Indians, 1860-1890 (National Geographic)

By: Viola, Herman J.; George P. Horse Capture; Daylight Horse Capture

Price: $7.00

Publisher: National Geographic: 2003

Seller ID: 2206023

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 2003 Soft Cover. 199 pp. A meticulously researched, richly illustrated study chronicles the decimation of the Plains Indians and their culture over the course of a single generation, spanning three decades of warfare from 1860 to 1890, leading to the final massacre at Wounded Knee.KEYWORDS: WOUNDED KNEE PLAINS INDIANS NATIVE AMERICAN AMERICA UNITED STATES HISTORY AMERICANA MILITARY View more info

Image for Christopher Columbus and How He Received and Imparted the Spirit of Discovery

Christopher Columbus and How He Received and Imparted the Spirit of Discovery

By: Winsor, Justin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press, Cambridge: 1892

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 2106323

Condition: Good


Fifth edition. Hinges weak, spine toned, ink name on front flyleaf. 1892 Hard Cover. xi, 674 pp. 8vo. Beige cloth spine, brown morocco spine label, gilt titles, top edge gilt. An account of Christopher Columbus's career in exploration and his influence on others, with maps and illustrations throughout. View more info