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Image for SEARCHING THE HEART Women, Men, and Romantic Love in Nineteenth-Century America

SEARCHING THE HEART Women, Men, and Romantic Love in Nineteenth-Century America

By: Lystra, Karen

Price: $27.37

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, 1989

Edition: First Edition


INSCRIBED on front free endpaper by the American activist Betty Friedan; 8vo; 336 pages View more info

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SOCIETY AND THOUGHT IN MODERN/EARLY AMERICA [TWO VOLUME SET] A Social and Intellectual History of the American People Through/from 1865

By: Wish, Harvey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green & Co., 1950/52

Edition: First Edition


Some wear to dust jackets; How did Americans become Americans? Is the subject of these two volumes, examining American society in two parts, up to 1865, and the post Civil War period ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 612,618 pages View more info

STUPID WHITE MEN

By: Moore, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins, 2001

Edition: First Edition


Light wear to DJ; INSCRIBED to half-title page by author. When Mr. Clinton left office, Americans felt pretty good. The budget was in surplus, there was relative peace, American workers were allowed to organize, and there was even a middle class! One stolen election later, it all crashed and burned. Author Moore details what he feels are the problems and possible remedies for American Rule By Stupid White Men; 8vo; 277 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


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

Image for THE AMAZING BOB DAVIS His Lost Vagabond Journey

THE AMAZING BOB DAVIS His Lost Vagabond Journey

By: Mathias, Fred S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green & Co., 1944

Edition: First Edition


Wear to DJ extremities, especially top spine; New York Sun columnist Bob Davis and author Mathias take a trip through the American Southwest and Mexico. stated first edition. illustrations by the author; 8vo; 326 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


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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THE AMERICAN CHARACTER

By: Brogan, D. W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1944


Boards very lightly sunned along top edge. ; Blue boards with decorative blindstamped shield; 8vo; 169 pages View more info

Image for THE AMERICAN FESTIVAL GUIDE A Handbook of More Than 200 Colonial, Homesteading, Western, Spanish, Folk, Rodeo, Sports, Cultural and Other Annual Festivals and Celebrations in the United States and Canada, with a Calendar and a Gazetteer of Festivals for Ready Reference

THE AMERICAN FESTIVAL GUIDE A Handbook of More Than 200 Colonial, Homesteading, Western, Spanish, Folk, Rodeo, Sports, Cultural and Other Annual Festivals and Celebrations in the United States and Canada, with a Calendar and a Gazetteer of Festivals for Ready Reference

By: Coates, Helen R.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Exposition Press, 1956

Edition: First Edition


DJ faded and lightly chipped ; Nicely SIGNED by the author in green ink on front free endpaper. Typed letter SIGNED laid-in. This is a thank you letter by the author to the Ramona Pageant Association, dated June 15, 1956; 8vo; 299 pages View more info

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THE AMERICAN MERCURY FEBRUARY 1924

By: Mencken, H. L. & Nathan, George Jean

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1924


Wear to extremities. Previous owner's name to front cover. Wraps detached but present; The second issue of the magazine, featuring the first publication of 'All God's Chillun Got Wings, by Eugene O'Neill. Consecutively paginated from month to month ; 8vo View more info

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THE AMERICAN WALK BOOK An Illustrated Guide to the Country's Major Historic and Natural Walking Trails from New England to the Pacific Coast

By: George, Jean Craighead

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton, 1978


SIGNED by the author on title page; 8vo; 301 pages View more info

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THE ASSAULT ON REASON

By: Gore, Al

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, The Penguin Press, 2007

Inscription: Signed by Author


Light wear to DJ ; SIGNED by author to second half-title page; 8vo; 308 pages View more info

Image for THE CENTENNIAL UNIVERSAL HISTORY A Clear and Concise History of all Nations, with a Full History of the United States, to the Close of the First 100 Years of Our National Independence

THE CENTENNIAL UNIVERSAL HISTORY A Clear and Concise History of all Nations, with a Full History of the United States, to the Close of the First 100 Years of Our National Independence

By: Clare, Israel Smith

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. C. Mccurdy & Co, 1876


Front gutter loose. Binding loose in front. Wear & fraying to extremities ; Inclusive history of the world, starting with creationist theory and finishing with the stolen US election of 1876. Profusely illustrated and quite detailed ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 626,13 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


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

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THE DOMESTICATED AMERICANS

By: Lynes, Russell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, 1963

Edition: First Edition


Wear & chipping to DJ ; Americans at home, a continuity of cussedness; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 308 pages View more info

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THE FABULOUS FORTIES 1840-1850 a Presentation of Private Life

By: Minnigerode, Meade

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam, 1924


Lettering on spine faded. Binding not tight; Oh, those wild and wacky forties! Life in the 1840's as examined in the 1920's, which would be equivalent to studying the 1920's today; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 345 pages View more info