Category: American History/Americana


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"...the Damned Elk et My Broom!"; Facts, Folks, and Fables of the Frontier

By: Beck, Charles B.

Price: $9.70

Publisher: Wyoming, Privately Published, 1976

Inscription: Signed by Author

108pp. Textblock is clean and tight. Very lightly edge and spine worn with couple small marked staines on front cover. View more info

"A Few Acres of Snow" : The Saga of the French and Indian Wars

By: Leckie, Robert

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, John Wiley & Sons, 1999

Edition: Second Printing

Textblock very clean and tight; Covers lightly edge and corner worn; 388p., including index. View more info

"I Knew Abraham Lincoln" (An Address Delivered in Danville, IL, October 20, 1922, at the Dedication of the Lincoln Marker on the Lincoln Circuit)

By: Cannon, Uncle Joe

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Danville, IL, 1934

Ex-library copy. Enclosed in archival library carboard octavo cover linen taped spine, taped at hinge, can be removed if so desired. Minimally stamped or marked textblock, else clean and tight. Light handling wear and penciled marking on front cover along upper edge. No pagination, about half dozen pages. View more info

"Stoutly Argufy": Lincoln's Legal speaking: Historical Bulletin No. 21

By: Gunderson, Robert G. (by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Indiana, Department of Speech and Theatre Indiana University, 1962

Ex-library copy. Enclosed in archival library carboard quarto cover linen taped spine, taped at hinge, can be removed if so desired. Stamp and penciled markings on pg.3, else no other markings or stamps throughout. Binding is in great condiiton, no wear. 15pp. View more info


By: McCullough, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Simon And Schuster, 2005

Edition: First Edition/ First Printing

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize; Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed. Unclipped dust jacket lightly edge rubbed. 386p., including index. View more info

1816 Bellbrook [Ohio] Sesquicentennial, Inc. 1966; June 16,1966 to June 19,1966, Inclusive

By: Penewit, William (general chairman)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bellbrook, OH, Bellbrook Sesquicentennial Inc, 1966

textblock very clean and tight. covers lightly edge-worn with a sunned and moderately torn spine; unpaginated, approx. 75 pages. View more info

1836 - 1880 Census of Iowa For 1880, and the Same Compared with the Findings of Each of the Other States...

By: Hull, John A. T. (Sec. Of State)

Price: $19.40

Publisher: Des Moines, Iowa Secretary of State, 1883

working copy only; introduction pages excised; Book block clean; slightly shaken at spine. Front free end papers and first two or three pages of introduction torn out. Foxing inside covers, on first and last few pages, and on a few pages in text. Stains on inside margins of some pages where flowers were pressed. binding stained, worn, rubbed, bumped and scuffed; paint specks on front board; small holes at front spine edge; spine extremities chipped. View more info

1861: Year of Lincoln

By: Foster, Genevieve

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1970

Retired library copy with the usual stamps, stickers, and labels. Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed. Dust jacket lightly edge and corner worn; some light wear at the base of the spine. 64p., including index. View more info

1874 Atlas & History of DuPage County, Illinois

By: N/A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: DuPage County Historical Society, 1975

Edition: Republication of 1874 Edition

Text block clean and tight in lightly edge-worn binding. 124 pp. View more info

A Book for Boston

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, David R. Godine Publisher, 1980

From the library of Colorado author and historian Marshall Sprague; inscribed to Sprague from former Colorado Springs, Colorado Mayor Andy Marshall; binding rubbed with worn edges; textblock clean; 216 pp.; published to commemorate the 350th Birthday of the City of Boston. View more info

A Book of Memories

By: Brown, Hilton U.

Price: $48.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, Butler U. Press, 1951

Edition: First Edition

A nice copy of this classic memoir from "the first citizen of Indiana". Includes interesting memories of newspaper publishing and the origins of Butler University. A valuable book for those interested in the history of Indianapolis, Indiana. Book is is very good condition with some nice photographic plates, jacket is chipped at top of spine, and shows some shelf wear and rubbing; 325 pgs. plus index. View more info

A Brief Narrative of the Case and Trial of John Peter Zenger Printer of the New York Weekly Journal

By: Alexander, James (by); Katz, Stanley Nider (edited by)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Birmingham, AL, Palladium Press, 2001

Immaculate and tight textblock. All edges gilt. Navy blue genuine bonded leather in pristine condition, four raised bands, gilt stamped decoation/lettering on front cover and down spine. 238pp., including notes and index. View more info

A Capital Childhood: Coming of Age in the Nation's Capital

By: Drury, Robert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Vintage Voices, 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author

Author's ink signature on title page. Very clean and tight textblock. Crease along the spine, creased corners and wear down spine. 176pp. View more info

A Capitol Idea

By: Kearns, Murrat E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Privately Published, 1970

Owners name in ink on the title page; Type-written and mimeographed textblock very clean and tight; Covers lightly edge-rubbed; 100p. View more info