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Image for MY NATIVE LAND The United States: its Wonders, its Beauties, and its People, with Descriptive Notes, Character Sketches, Folk Lore, Traditions, Legends and History, for the Amusement of the Old and the Instruction of the Young

MY NATIVE LAND The United States: its Wonders, its Beauties, and its People, with Descriptive Notes, Character Sketches, Folk Lore, Traditions, Legends and History, for the Amusement of the Old and the Instruction of the Young

By: Cox, James

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Blair Publishing Company, 1903


Binding not tight ; Descriptive passages regarding various events and places in American history and geography. Twenty-first century readers may be shocked by the chapter entitled, 'the Heathen Chinee. ' ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 400 pages View more info

NEWS OF THE NATION With Revisions

By: Hoffmann, Sylvan [editor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1956


44 (of 45) history lessons in the style of newspapers, in a card stock envelope, intended to teach about notable historical moments in an easy to read form. Missing the first, the discovery of North America by Columbus, but all others, covering from 1920-1953, are present. Envelope is worn & torn with string tie missing, newspapers themselves in very nice condition, no egregious defects ; 8vo View more info

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NOT SO LONG AGO

By: Morris, Lloyd

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1949

Edition: First Edition


Wear to extremities including small tear to gutter near top of spine. Binding not tight; A study of the origin and growth of the three most important inventions of the first part of the twentieth century--the radio, the moving picture, and the automobile. The universal influence of these three can hardly be overstated ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 504 pages View more info

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O AMERICA When You and I Were Young

By: Barzini, Luigi

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, 1977

Edition: First Edition


Light wear to DJ. Slight spotting to boards ; There are two voices in this story: that of the young author who writes of his years in the US between 1925 and 1930, and the older author who reflects back on the years. stated first edition; 8vo; 329 pages View more info

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O MY AMERICA! Notes on a Trip

By: Matthews, T. S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster, 1962


Wear and one small open tear to DJ; Former Time magazine editor Matthews along with his wife, Martha Gellhorn, and her mother 'Omi,' tour the US after seven years' residence in England to get a fresh perspective on America. Stated first printing ; 8vo; 219 pages View more info

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

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


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

Image for OUR THREATENED INHERITANCE Natural Treasures of the United States

OUR THREATENED INHERITANCE Natural Treasures of the United States

By: Fisher, Ron

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, National Geographic Society, 1984


Light wear to DJ; And our priceless heritage is even more threatened today, thirty years on. Have we learned nothing? ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 400 pages View more info

Image for PASSAGE TO AMERICA A History of Emigrants from Great Britain and Ireland to America in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

PASSAGE TO AMERICA A History of Emigrants from Great Britain and Ireland to America in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

By: Coleman, Terry

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Easton Press, 1988


All edges gilt. Including Easton Press slip laid-in; 8vo; 317 pages View more info

Image for RELEASED FOR PUBLICATION Some Inside Political History of Theodore Roosevelt and His Times 1898-1918

RELEASED FOR PUBLICATION Some Inside Political History of Theodore Roosevelt and His Times 1898-1918

By: Davis, Oscar King

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1925


Slight wear to extremities. Bookplate to front pastedown ; The inside story of major party machinations during TR's time; 8vo; 468 pages View more info

Image for ROADS Driving America's Great Highways

ROADS Driving America's Great Highways

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster, 2000

Edition: First Edition


Noted author McMurtry drives the American roads at century's end, not to have folksy chats, not to 'find' himself or anything else, but just to satisfy his curiosity and be on the move ; 8vo; 206 pages View more info

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ROMANTIC AMERICA

By: Schauffler, Robert Haven

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Century, 1913


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

ROOSEVELT AS THE POETS SAW HIM

By: Towne, Charles Hanson

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923


Nicely INSCRIBED by Corinne Roosevelt Robinson on front free endpaper with fountain pen: "Inscribed for Albert Shelby Le Vino, whose father was with my brother on some of his campaign tours with every good wish from Corinne Roosevelt Robinson, April 1923 (The introduction is written by her) . Including note laid in: "Mrs Robinson meant to inscribe this for Shelby & refer to me, but got it slightly mixed up, just as she did in her own book 'My Brother, T. R.' &#34... 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


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

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SAY, IS THIS THE U.S.A.

By: Caldwell, Erskine; Bourke-White, Margaret

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1941

Edition: First Edition


Wear to extremities. Spine ends frayed; A coffee table book that looks like it could be part of the WPA series. A slice of life of a vanished America just before entry into WWII, perhaps the last vestige of innocence. Photos by the noted Margaret Bourke-White; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 182 pages View more info

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SEA TO SHINING SEA People Travels Places

By: Roueche, Berton

Price: $15.00

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

Edition: First Edition


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