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THE GREAT ILLUSION An Informal History of Prohibition

By: Asbury, Herbert

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, 1950

Edition: First Edition


White DJ a bit darkened (as usual) and price clipped; 8vo; 344 pages View more info

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THE GREAT REPUBLIC BY THE MASTER HISTORIANS [FOUR VOLUME SET]

By: Morris, Charles; Leigh, Oliver H. G. (Ed. )

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, The R. S. Belcher Co., 1902


Vol. III: 3 small discolorations to boards. Rear hinge weakening. Vol. IV: small spot on bottom spine; 8vo; 368, 364, 371, 361, xxxiv pages View more info

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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


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

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THE GREAT REVOLT AND ITS LEADERS The History of Popular American Uprisings in the 1890's

By: Beals, Carleton

Price: $30.96

Publisher: London, Abelard-Schuman, 1968


Small open tears and slight staining to DJ. Bookplate to front pastedown. Small cut to front free endpaper; Various ferments of revolt in the midwest and southern areas of the US in the 1890s; '; 8vo; 367 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


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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THE LIFE OF STEPHEN F. AUSTIN Founder of Texas, 1793-1836

By: Barker, Eugene C.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Nashville, Cokesbury Press, 1925


INSCRIBED by the author on front free endpaper. Several letters, both handwritten and typed laid in ; 8vo; 551 pages View more info

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THE LIVING PAST OF AMERICA A Pictorial Treasure of Our Historic Houses and Villages That Have Been Preserved and Restored

By: Vanderbilt, Cornelius (Jr. )

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, 1955


Spine covering partly detached. Significant wear to extremities. Both hinges well started. Bookplate to front free endpaper, just above signature. ; SIGNED by Cornelius Vanderbilt JR on front endpaper. (Cornelius Vanderbilt IV 1898-1974) Profusely illustrated look at many of America's landmark houses ; 4to; 234 pages View more info

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THE LIVING PRESIDENCY

By: Hughes, Emmet John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1973


Slight wear & sunning to DJ ; Both this book and Laski's 'The American Presidency' (also available here) are indispensible to understanding the challenges of the office today. ; 8vo; 377 pages View more info

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THE MUCKRAKERS

By: Weinberg, Arthur & Lila

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster, 1961

Edition: First Edition


Wear & chipping to price clipped DJ, with small open tears and light foxing ; In the early part of the 20th century, a vibrant, engaged media diligently investigated all manner of wrongdoing and corruption in all walks of American life--even the ruling elite! The flavor of that long-gone era is captured here with examples of muckraking reporting and a discussion of the specific issues at hand and the long term outlook thereof ; 8vo; 449 pages View more info

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THE NEW DEALERS

By: [Unofficial Observer]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, 1934

Edition: First Edition


DJ a bit faded and with small chips. Red top edge dampstained and a bit faded ; 8vo; 414 pages View more info

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THE NEW DEALERS

By: [Unofficial Observer]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, 1934

Edition: First Edition


Light edgewear to boards and minor chipping to spine ends. Pages a bit browned ; 8vo; 414 pages View more info

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THE ROMANCE OF NORTH AMERICA

By: Moseley, Hardwick (Ed. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin, 1958


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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THE ROMANCE OF THE BOUNDARIES

By: Faris, John T

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1926

Edition: First Edition


Very slight rubbing to extremities. Minor foxing on edges. Previous owner's name on first blank page; Accounts of various border and boundary disputes in North America; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 331 pages View more info

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THE ROMANCE OF THE BOUNDARIES

By: Faris, John T

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1926

Edition: First Edition


Spine sunned and with some rubbing to spine ends. Top edge gilt a bit faded ; Accounts of various border and boundary disputes in North America; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 331 pages View more info

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THE ROMANCE OF THE BOUNDARIES

By: Faris, John T

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1926

Edition: First Edition


Spine faded. Top spine worn. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 331 pages View more info