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The Mississippi and the Making of a Nation From the Louisiana Purchase to Today, Ambrose, Stephen E.
1 Ambrose, Stephen E. The Mississippi and the Making of a Nation From the Louisiana Purchase to Today
National Geographic 2002 0792269136 / 9780792269137 First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
Illustrated throughout. Bibliography. Index. 273 pp. Dustjacket is in a mylar sleeve. Laid in is folded map "The United States and the Louisiana Purchase 1802". 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Arnold, Isaac N. Benedict Arnold: His Patriotism and His Treason
Jansen, McClurg & Company, Chicago 1880 Hard Cover Good+ 
Bound in brown cloth with pastedown title on spine. Frontispiece portrait, Appendix. Index. 444 pp. The spine ends and corners are bumped, with fraying, and the spine is sunned with faded titles. The front hinge is starting, an d there is a (W.A.) Duckworth Library bookplate on the front pastedown. The contents are clean and free of foxing. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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3 Carpenter, Edmund J. The American Advance
John Lane, The Bodley Head 1903 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Good+ 
A history of American land additions, from the Louisiana Purchase, to the annexation of Hawaii. Fold-out color map frontispiece. 331 pp. Some foxing to the first few pp, plus rear epps, but interior unmarked and clean. W.A . Duckworth Library, Keosauqua, Iowa stamped on front pastedown, but no other markings in book. The brown cloth cover is rubbed, the spine ends and corners are bumped. Gilt titles. teg 
Price: 50.00 USD
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A Casual View of America: The Home Letters of Salomon de Rothschild 1859-1861, Diamond, Sigmund (Editor)
4 Diamond, Sigmund (Editor) A Casual View of America: The Home Letters of Salomon de Rothschild 1859-1861
London The Cresset Press 1962 First Printing Hard Cover VG+ Very Good 
The dustjacket is proce-clipped, and has light shelfwear. In mylar sleeve. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Confederate Military History, Ala, Miss.  Volume VII, Part 1, Evans, Gen. Clement A.(Editor)
5 Evans, Gen. Clement A.(Editor) Confederate Military History, Ala, Miss. Volume VII, Part 1
The Archive Society 1994 Reprint Edition Hard Cover VG++ No Jacket, as Issued 
A facsimile of the original 1899 edition. Illustrations. Bound in red cloth with gilt titles and Confederate States emblem. aeg. Marbled epps, Book is clean and unmarked. The seal on the front cover is much better looking than our scan shows. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Confederate Military History, Volume I, Parts 1 & 2 -  2 Volumes, Evans, Gen. Clement A.(Editor)
6 Evans, Gen. Clement A.(Editor) Confederate Military History, Volume I, Parts 1 & 2 - 2 Volumes
The Archive Society 1994 Reprint Edition Hard Cover VG++ No Jacket, as Issued 
A facsimile of the original 1899 edition. Illustrations. Bound in red cloth with gilt titles and Confederate States emblem. aeg. Marbled epps, Book is clean and unmarked. The seal on the front cover is much better looking than our scan shows. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Confederate Military History, Volume II, Evans, Gen. Clement A.(Editor)
7 Evans, Gen. Clement A.(Editor) Confederate Military History, Volume II
The Archive Society 1994 Reprint Edition Hard Cover VG++ No Jacket, as Issued 
A facsimile of the original 1899 edition. Illustrations. Bound in red cloth with gilt titles and Confederate States emblem. aeg. Marbled epps, Book is clean and unmarked. The seal on the front cover is much better looking than our scan shows. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Confederate Military History: VA, Volume III, Parts 1 & 2 - 2 Volumes, Evans, Gen. Clement A.(Editor)
8 Evans, Gen. Clement A.(Editor) Confederate Military History: VA, Volume III, Parts 1 & 2 - 2 Volumes
The Archive Society 1994 Reprint Edition Hard Cover VG++ No Jacket, as Issued 
A facsimile of the original 1899 edition. Illustrations. Bound in red cloth with gilt titles and Confederate States emblem. aeg. Marbled epps, Book is clean and unmarked. The seal on the front cover is much better looking than our scan shows. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Confederate Military History:S.C. Volume V, Evans, Gen. Clement A.(Editor)
9 Evans, Gen. Clement A.(Editor) Confederate Military History:S.C. Volume V
The Archive Society 1994 Reprint Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket, as Issued 
A facsimile of the original 1899 edition. Illustrations. Bound in red cloth with gilt titles and Confederate States emblem. aeg. Marbled epps, Book is clean and unmarked. The seal on the front cover is much better looking than our scan shows. There are soe spots on the long page edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Papermakers ( Colonial American Craftsmen Series), Fisher, Leonard Everett
10 Fisher, Leonard Everett The Papermakers ( Colonial American Craftsmen Series)
Boston David R. Godine 1986 0879236086 / 9780879236083 Soft Cover Fine 
Illustrated by the author. This is the history and technique of papermaking, There is a glossary of terms, some illustrations of Colonial Paper Watermarks, and index. 46 pp. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Lafayette in America - Bocentennial Edition, Gottschalk, Louis
11 Gottschalk, Louis Lafayette in America - Bocentennial Edition
L'Esprit De Lafayette Society 1975 First Limited Signed Edition Full-Leather Near Fine Signed by Author
Limited, No. AK434, Signed by the author on title page. Laid in is Certificate of Authenticity, signed by Richard Poe, who was in charge of the binding of this book. It is bound in broen buffalo leather with gilt titles and embellishments. teg. Moire epps, ribbon marker. Fold out maps, appendices. Index. 458 pp. No previous owner makings. There as small spots on the bottom page edges. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Dime-Store Dream Parade: Popular Culture 1925-1955, Heide, Robert & Gilman, John
12 Heide, Robert & Gilman, John Dime-Store Dream Parade: Popular Culture 1925-1955
E.P. Dutton/ 1979 0625181504 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover VG+ VG+ 
Illustrated with over 200 photographs by Lawrence Otway, and 74 color plates. Index. 128 pp. An unmarked book in an unclipped dustjacket. In mylar sleeve. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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August 24, 1814: Washington in Flames, Herrick, Carole L.
13 Herrick, Carole L. August 24, 1814: Washington in Flames
Higher Education Publications 2005 0914927507 / 9780914927501 First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
Illustrated with photos, maps. Bibliography. Index. 250 pp. The dustjacket has a crease on front flap and light wear to top spine. In mylar sleeve. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Conscience and Slavery: The Evangelistic Calvinist Domestic Missions, 1837-1861, Howard, Victor B.
14 Howard, Victor B. Conscience and Slavery: The Evangelistic Calvinist Domestic Missions, 1837-1861
Kent State University Press 1990 0873384113 / 9780873384117 First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Bibliography. Index. xv & 263 pp. In mylar sleeve. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Bond of Union:Building the Erie Canal and the American Empire, Koeppel, Gerard
15 Koeppel, Gerard Bond of Union:Building the Erie Canal and the American Empire
Da Capo Press 2009 0306818272 / 9780306818271 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Fine 
Photo inserts.Map. Bibliographical References. Index. 454 pp.Would be Fine but for a crease on the rear epp. Dustjacket in protective mylar sleeve, 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Major Problems in American Colonial History, Kupperman, Karen Ordahl (Editor)
16 Kupperman, Karen Ordahl (Editor) Major Problems in American Colonial History
D.C.Heath and Co 1993 0669199222 / 9780669199222 Soft Cover Fine 
xvii & 580 pp. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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1776, McCullough, David
17 McCullough, David 1776
Simon & Schuster 2005 0743226712 / 9780743226714 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Bibliography. Index. 385 pp. In protective mylar sleeve. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Fallout Protection: What To Know and Do About Nuclear Attack, McNamara, Robert - Secretary of Defense
18 McNamara, Robert - Secretary of Defense Fallout Protection: What To Know and Do About Nuclear Attack
Department of Defense 1961 Stapled Booklet VG+ 
Published during the Cold War, this pamphlet discusses nuclear radiation, has illustrations and instructions for building a fallout shelter, and survival needs in case of nuclear attack.46 pp., bound in yellow stapled wrappers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Priest, Josiah - Rev. W.S. Brown, M.D. Bible Defence of Slavery or The Origins, History, and Fortunes of the Negro Race, etc. to Which is Added A Plan of National Colonization Adequate to the Entire Removal of the Free Blacks, etc.
Printed and Published by J.F.Brennan for Willis A. Bush 1851 Hard Cover Good+ 
Sixth Stereotype Edition. Frontispiece of the Four Representatives of Mankind. 569 pp. plus Certificates from the Richmond Examiner. Bound in original embossed red cloth that is worn, with a small scuff on rear cover. Pages and epps foxed. No previous owner markings in book. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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Fanny Kemble, Slavery, Abolitionist Movement, history, Biography
20 Slavery, Abolitionist Movement, history, Biography Fanny Kemble
Crowell-Collier Press 1970 First Printing Hard Cover VG+ VG+ 
"The Great English Actress Whose Journal Exposed the Evils of American Slavery" Frontispiece crayon portrait of Kemble by Sir Thomas Lawrence.Index. 213 pp. An unmarked book in an unclipped dustjacket. In mylar sleeve. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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