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Picturesque Sketches of American Progress.

By: Beale, J.H.

Price: $32.00

Seller ID: 001498


Published by Empire Co-operative Association, CR 1889, 445 pages. Steel engravings, maroon illustrated covers, dark gold lettering which is rubbing off, overall good+. Official description of great Am erican cities showing origin, development, present condition, commerce and manufactures, American scenery, celebrated resorts, wonderful achievements of our country under various administrations. Also has testimonials from various Mayors, etc. Technical, Americana, American... View more info

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Wonderful Escapes by Americans.

By: Booth, William Stone.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin:

Seller ID: 000792


Date of 1913 with 366 pages. Illustrated front cover w/picture pasted on, all good++. Covers revolution, western americana, marine, naval. Americana, civil war, western americana, naval history. View more info

America Self-Contained.

By: Crothers, Samuel.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Published by Doubleday Doran:

Seller ID: 000290


Dated MCMXXXIII, CR 1935, stated 1st edition. Blue with gold lettering on covers, shows slight wear. All good. Americana, history. View more info

A New Gazetteer of the United States of America

By: Darby, William and Theodore Dwight, Jr.

Price: $80.00

Seller ID: 000774


Hard Cover. Published in Hartford, CT., by Edward Hopkins, entered 1832, title page date 1833, believe 1st edition, 630 pages with appendix. Contains a copious description of states, territories, coun ties, parishes, lakes, rivers, commerce, manufactures, agriculture and arts, embracing the boundaries and natural production of the principal subdivisions, the latitude, longitude of cities, towns and their bearing, and other geographical, historical, political and statisti... View more info

The Lure of the Land.

By: Dick, Everett.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Press:

Seller ID: 002215


A social history of the Public Lands from the Articles of Confederate to the New Deal. CR 1970, x-library with stamps, back pocket torn out. Mylar over dustjacket. Black and white illustrations. All good+ condition. View more info

Soldiers Unmasked.

By: Ganoe, William Addleman.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Self-published:

Seller ID: 000263


CR 1935 with 136 pages. Brown covers, slight soil, overall good. Frontis is picture of author with ink inscription and signed by him. Collection of his radio talks to help the public understand the soldier be tter. History, Americana, Military, soldiers, radio talks, wars. View more info

Typical Newspaper Stories.

By: Harrington, H.F. (edited and selected by).

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Published by Ginn & Company,:

Seller ID: 001267


CR 1915 with 297 pages. Green covers showing slight wear, overall good+. A compilation of representative stories clipped from newspapers from day-to-day or rescued from office files where they have been burie d. Might serve as instruction guide to students of journalism. Americana, History, Journalism, newspapers, writing, newspaper articles. View more info

America On Display.

By: Jurnovoy, Joyce.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Published by Facts On File, 1987:

Seller ID: 000076


Cloth. First Edition. 1st edition, 280 pages with index. B&W photos. A Guide to Unusual Museums and Collections in the U.S. and Canada. Dust jacket and book very good. Americana, History, Museums, unu sual collections. View more info

Beautiful America.

By: Quinn, Vernon.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Published by F. Stokes,:

Seller ID: 000924


CR 1923, 1st edition, 333 pages with index. Front cover illustrated with pasted color photo, ink inscription front endpapers, o/w very good. 39 illustrations from photos, color frontis. This is for stay-at-homes who are unable to gai intimate first hand knowledge of scenic beauty of their own land. Natural history, travel, americana. View more info

Ben Franklin's Poor Richard - The Almanacks.

By: Rockwell, Norman (illustrator).

Price: $24.00

Publisher: For Year 1733:

Seller ID: 001858


- 1758. Published by Paddington's Press, Limited Edition Club, CR 1964, CR 1976 by Paddington, 300 pages. Dust jacket has a slight curl to edges, otherwise very good. Introduction by Van Wyck Brooks. Americana. History. Norman Rockwell, illustrated books, almanacs. View more info

The Little Red Schoolhouse.

By: Sloane, Eric.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Published by Doubleday,:

Seller ID: 001609


CR 1972, believe 1st edition, 36 pages. Sketchbook of Early American Education, Black and white sketches. Dust jacket illustrated, brown with blue spine, all very good+. Early American schoolhouses, educational equipment, etc. Americana, history, education, schools. View more info

Almanac and Weather Forecaster.

By: Sloane, Eric.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Hawthorn Books,:

Seller ID: 002147


Gold covers, Softcover. CR 1955, 6th printing with 169 pages. Pen and ink sketches are informative as is the text. View more info

A Book About A Thousand Things.

By: Stimson, George.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Published by Harper & Bros.,:

Seller ID: 001450


CR 1946 with 552 pages w/index. Gray covers with red and gold, dust jacket has pieces missing, bad tears. Overall good. The author is a pursuer of how and why and when, a relentless searcher into origins, etc. Wha t famous Queen had 6 fingers on one hand? How did monkey get into monkey wrench? Why are sailors called gobs? Why are Irishmen called "Paddies"? What is a cowtree? Do hogs cut their throats while swim ming? These and many more questions are answered in ... View more info

Travelers

By: Sutton, Horace

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 001583


The American Tourist from Stagecoach to Space Shuttle. William Morrow Publishers, Cr 1980, stated 1st edition, 320 pages with index. Dust jacket slight stain and tears, overall very good. B&W photos. History. Americana. Travel. View more info

The Captain of the Kansas.

By: Tracy, Louis.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Published by Edward Klode:

Seller ID: 000253


Title date 1907, CR 1906, 336 pages. Red with gold covers, all very good. Endpapers are out in the front. Americana. History. View more info