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THE ROMANCE OF NORTH AMERICA

By: Moseley, Hardwick (Ed. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1958

Order Number: 3411

Condition: Very Good


Essays by various writers on the different areas of North America, including a chapter on the Rocky Mountain region by Wallace Stegner ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 442 pages View more info

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TWO ROADS TO DODGE CITY Two Colorful English Writers, Father and Son, Chronicle Their Wonderful Journeys Across America

By: Nicolson, Nigel and Adam

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1987

Edition: First US Edition

Order Number: 4277

ISBN: 0060390646

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Off-white DJ a bit darkened; 8vo; 292 pages View more info

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WE VISIT OLD INNS

By: Northend, Marry Harrod

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Small, Maynard & Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4358

Condition: Very Good+


Some rubbing to extremities, especially to spine ends; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 176 pages View more info

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ECHOES OF REVOLT: THE MASSES 1911-1917

By: O'Neill, William L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, Quadrangle Books: 1966

Order Number: 14701

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light chipping and tape repair to DJ. Underlining to first few pages ; The radical periodical The Masses was started in Greenwich Village in 1911 and was quashed by the postal authorities in 1917 ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 303 pages View more info

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ORPHEUS IN AMERICA Offenbach's Diary of His Journey to the New World

By: Offenbach, Jaques

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 1957

Order Number: 12277

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to top & bottom of spine; Author Offenbach, noted composer of operas, visited America during its centennial year of 1876 and kept a diary of his experiences and observations; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 200 pages View more info

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THE CONTINENT IN OUR HANDS

By: Ogburn, Charlton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1971

Order Number: 4173

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ with minor rubbing. Small soiled spot on front endpaper; 8vo; 314 pages View more info

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FRANCE AND ENGLAND IN NORTH AMERICA A Series of Historical Narratives. Part Third

By: Parkman, Francis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1888

Order Number: 4310

Condition: Very Good+


Minor rubbing to extremities ; 8vo; 483 pages View more info

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BIRDS OF AMERICA

By: Pearson, T. Gilbert (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Garden City, Garden City Publishing Company, Inc.: 1936

Order Number: 18078

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Very light soiling to front board. Top spine a bit faded ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 289 pages View more info

Image for ROUNDABOUT AMERICA New York, New England, Middle West, and Northwest

ROUNDABOUT AMERICA New York, New England, Middle West, and Northwest

By: Peck, Anne Merriman; Johnson, Enid

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1933

Order Number: 4166

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit faded ; Numerous b&w illustrations. Includes large index. A trip from Manhattan to Puget Sound with various means of transportation; 8vo; 224 pages View more info

Image for THE GREAT REPUBLIC From the Discovery of America to the Centennial, July 4, 1876

THE GREAT REPUBLIC From the Discovery of America to the Centennial, July 4, 1876

By: Peck, Jesse T.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, Nelson & Phillips: 1876

Order Number: 14256

Condition: Very Good+


Tape repair to spine. Front hinge started. Chipping to endpapers. Inkstamp to copyright page; Four hundred years of history of the nation ; Steel engraving; 8vo; 704 pages View more info

BEAUTIFUL AMERICA

By: Quinn, Vernon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4359

Condition: Good+


Spine and endpapers a bit browned. Front hinge cracked. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper. Binding not tight ; A look at some of America's most picturesque settings, including national parks and bodies of water ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 333 pages View more info

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VILLAGE LIFE IN AMERICA 1852-1872 Including the Period of the American Civil War As Told in the Diary of a School-Girl

By: Richards, Caroline Cowles

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1913

Order Number: 9433

Condition: Very Good+


Top edge gilt; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 225 pages View more info

Image for SEA TO SHINING SEA People Travels Places

SEA TO SHINING SEA People Travels Places

By: Roueche, Berton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14283

ISBN: 0-525-24356-9

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


all across the nation; 8vo; 278 pages View more info

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ROMANTIC AMERICA

By: Schauffler, Robert Haven

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Century: 1913

Order Number: 4335

Condition: Very Good+


Chipped at spine ends; Numerous sketches. Describes the 11 most beautiful places in the USA. Green boards with gilt lettering and decorative color illustration; 8vo; 339 pages View more info

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THE AMERICAN CHALLENGE

By: Servan-Schreiber, J. -J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1968

Order Number: 18372

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ spine faded and with light chipping. Spine a bit slanted ; Author Servan-Schreiber felt that America might overtake Europe, causing the latter to lose relevance. While correctly predicting the information revolution, the author takes the popular view of the time that workers will gradually have it better and better, instead of the other way around, as it turned out; Book Club Edition; 8vo; 291 pages View more info

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THE AMERICAN CHALLENGE

By: Servan-Schreiber, J. -J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 15083

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear and chipping to DJ with inexpert tape repair ; Author Servan-Schreiber felt that America might overtake Europe, causing the latter to lose relevance. While correctly predicting the information revolution, the author takes the popular view of the time that workers will gradually have it better and better, instead of the other way around, as it turned out; 8vo; 291 pages View more info

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A GUIDE TO FAIRS AND FESTIVALS IN THE UNITED STATES

By: Shemanski, Frances

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Westport, Greenwood Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13874

Condition: Very Good+


Ex-lib with card pocket and upc sticker to front free endpaper and inkstamps to title page and top edge; Comprehensive guide to frolicsome activity in the US circa mid-80s ; 8vo; 339 pages View more info

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FAMOUS LIGHTHOUSES OF AMERICA

By: Snow, Edward Snow

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 3362

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Small open tears to DJ. Price clipped; Profile of some of the storied lighthouses in America and the stalwarts who staff them ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 314 pages View more info

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THE IMMIGRANT TIDE ITS EBB AND FLOW

By: Steiner, Edward A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell: 1909

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 3416

Condition: Very Good+


Slight browning to endpapers. Some pages unopened; History of Eastern European immigration ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 370 pages View more info

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ABROAD AT HOME

By: Street, Julian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1914

Order Number: 3156

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly spotted. Some rubbing to extremities. Front hinge started. Previous owner's name written and stamped in front endpaper. Binding not tight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 517 pages View more info

Image for ABROAD AT HOME American Ramblings, Observations, and Adventures

ABROAD AT HOME American Ramblings, Observations, and Adventures

By: Street, Julian

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1916

Order Number: 12278

Condition: Very Good


Wear to extremities. Hinges started. Binding not tight; Travelling through the US from coast to coast nearly one hundred years ago. Some things have changed greatly, some not at all ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 517 pages View more info

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ABROAD AT HOME

By: Street, Julian

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1914

Order Number: 4329

Condition: Very Good


Minor rubbing to extremities. Spine a bit dampstained. Hinges cracked; Top edge gilt. Bordeaux boards with gilt lettering. Witty account of westward journey ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 517 pages View more info

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A FOREIGN POLICY FOR AMERICANS

By: Taft, Robert A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1952

Order Number: 15833

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear with chipping and small tears to DJ; Senator Taft, Republican stalwart and son of the 27th President, William Howard Taft, advocates reducing the size of American forces in Europe and warns against expanding the power of the President, which today would make him a liberal Democrat. On the other hand there is a lot of red-baiting, militaristic jingoism and exeptionalism which would be quite recognizable today; 8vo; 127 pages View more info

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WANDERING THROUGH WINTER A Naturalist's Record of a 20,000-Mile Journey through the North American Winter

By: Teale, Edwin Way

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1965

Order Number: 16691

Condition: Very Good


Binding not tight, showing webbing at title page ; B&W photographs by the author. last of a four part series on the seasons in America; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 370 pages View more info

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THACKERAY'S LETTERS TO AN AMERICAN FAMILY

By: Thackeray, W. M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Century: 1904

Order Number: 4304

Condition: Very Good-


Spine browned and with chips to spine ends and label. Extremely light foxing to first and last pages. Internally otherwise NF with binding tight ; Top edge gilt; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 194 pages View more info