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Image for Voyagers to the West: Emigration from Britain to America on the Eve of the Revolution

Voyagers to the West: Emigration from Britain to America on the Eve of the Revolution

By: Bailyn, Bernard (With the Assistance of Barbara DeWolfe)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, IB Tauris & Co Ltd: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016817


xxvii + 668pp, index, maps, illustrations, tables, 36pp 'Voyagers in Flight: A Sketchbbok of Runaway Servants 1774-1775' colour booklet bound in. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Images of America: Temecula

By: Barnett, Loretta / Farnbach, Rebecca / The Vail Ranch Restoration Association

Price: £10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Arcadia Publishing (SC): 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019381


128pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Outre-Mer: Impressions of America

Outre-Mer: Impressions of America

By: Bourget, Paul (Member of the French Academy with Frontispiece Portrait)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016555


425pp, frontispiece. Gilt on green boards, top edge gilt, foxing to endpapers and early pages, light foxing otherwise, rough cut edges to fore- and bottom edges. No dustwrapper. No inscription, overall a VG copy. Scarce. View more info

Image for Deco Delights. Preserving the Beauty and Joy of Miami Beach Architecture

Deco Delights. Preserving the Beauty and Joy of Miami Beach Architecture

By: Capitman, Barbara Baer

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, EP Dutton: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021499


116pp, bibliography, colour photographs throughout. Large format softback, light reading wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for A Ride Over the Rocky Mountains to Oregon and California. With a Glance at Some of the Tropical Islands Including the West Indies and the Sandwich Isles

A Ride Over the Rocky Mountains to Oregon and California. With a Glance at Some of the Tropical Islands Including the West Indies and the Sandwich Isles

By: Coke, The Hon. Henry J

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019719


x + 390pp, frontispiece. Black half-leather over grey boards, 5 raised bands, gilt titling, some edge rubbing. Owner's details to front pastedown dated 1919, general browning to pages, foxing mainly to endpapers and frontis, a few marks commensurate with age, occasional short edge tear, edge loss to frontis, the binding is very solid indeed. The contents 2pp have been duplicated between pages 286/7. Top edges gilt. Scarce. View more info

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The Brooklyn Murders

By: Cole, GDH

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, W Collins Sons & Co Ltd:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016908


vi + 341pp + 4pp adverts at rear. Small hardback, black boards, gilt titling to spine and small decoration to front panel. Pencilled name and price to front endpaper, general ageing to contents, overall a VG tight copy without dustwrapper. Undated, but listing of other titles available would suggest 1926-1930 period and thus a reprint. Scarce. View more info

Image for Journal Kept By David Douglas During His Travels in North America, 1823-1827, Together with a Particular Description of Thirty-three Species of American Oaks and Eighteen Species of Pinus.

Journal Kept By David Douglas During His Travels in North America, 1823-1827, Together with a Particular Description of Thirty-three Species of American Oaks and Eighteen Species of Pinus.

By: Douglas, David

Price: £75.00

Publisher: New York, Antiquarian Press Ltd: 1959

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: R15100


364pp, index, 8 appendices, 1 drawing, frontispiece. Green boards, no dustwrapper presumably as issued, light edge rubbing, contents clean and tight, VG. This is an unnumbered copy of the 1959 limited edition reprint of 750 copies, (1st edition 1914). The appendices contain a list of plants introduced by Douglas and an account of his death in 1834. Published under the direction of the Royal Horticultural Society. View more info

Image for Thoughts on the American Flintlock Pistol

Thoughts on the American Flintlock Pistol

By: Dyke, S. E.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Geo Shumway Publisher: 1974

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 019015


62pp, illustrated throughout. Large format softback, scuffs with small surface loss to front, corner creases to rear and later pages, contents VG, overall a Good tight copy. Updated version of the 1959 original edition. View more info

Image for Pequot Handybook No.1: New England Colonial Gardens. What They Were and How to Hane One

Pequot Handybook No.1: New England Colonial Gardens. What They Were and How to Hane One

By: Favretti, Rudy J

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, The Pequot Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017666


32pp, appendix (plant material 1620-1800), illustrated with plans and prints. Grren illustrated card covers, browning to edges, a few marks to rear, general light edgewear, contents clean and tight, overall a Good copy. View more info

Image for Commerce of the Prairies

Commerce of the Prairies

By: Gregg, Josiah / Edited By Max L Moorhead

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, University of Oklahoma Press: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021570


xxxviii + 469pp, index, sources, bibliography, illustrations, folding map. Black boards, slight foxing mainly to edges, occasional creases edge nick to pages, overall a VG copy in a Good (edge chipped, rubbed with small loss, slight spine fading) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Air National Guard and the American Military Tradition: Militiaman, Volunteer and Professional

The Air National Guard and the American Military Tradition: Militiaman, Volunteer and Professional

By: Gross, Charles Joseph

Price: £25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., National Guard Bureau: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017647


xvii + 234pp, index, bibliography, glossary, 11 appendices, chapter notes, illustrated endpapers, illustrations throughout, Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in a Good+ (slight edge rubbed, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Dorchester Group Puritanism and Revolution

The Dorchester Group Puritanism and Revolution

By: Hansen, Ann Natalie

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, At the Sign of the Cock: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017029


x + 125pp, index, notes. Green boards, a VG clean tight copy in (slight spine fading, owners label to front panel) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Journey to Shiloh

Journey to Shiloh

By: Henry, Will

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hammond, Hammond & Company: 1963

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 019537


224pp. Yellow boards, light foxing mainly to edges, a VG clean tight copy in a Good (edge loss mainly to top edge of rear, small internal repair to base, colour fading to spine, not price-clipped, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. A novel of the American Civil War. View more info

Image for Spotted Tail's Folk: A History of the Brulé Sioux

Spotted Tail's Folk: A History of the Brulé Sioux

By: Hyde, George E

Price: £20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Oklahoma Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021571


xix + 329pp, index, bibliography, 9 illustrations. Green boards, light wear only, foxing mainly to endpapers and edges, overall a VG copy in a Good (edge chipped/rubbed, price-clipped) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Sonoma County California Volume 2

Sonoma County California Volume 2

By: Janover, Robert

Price: £12.00

Publisher: California, True Images Photography: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020590


104pp, colour photographs throughout, some fold-out. Black boards, illustrated panel to front, slight bumping to corners, a Vg copy in (slight edge rubbing with minor loss) dustwrapper. This is Volume 2. A personal interpretation of Sonoma County, California. View more info

Image for Bark Canoes: The Art and Obsession of Tappan Adney

Bark Canoes: The Art and Obsession of Tappan Adney

By: Jennings, John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Canada, Firefly Books, Limited: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017208


152pp, index, bibliography, glossary, photographs throughout, most in colour, featuring the 110 models of Edwin Adney. Laminated pictiral boards, a Fine copy in dustwrapper. A study of the man and his models who singlehandedly preserved the fading history of Native Bark Canoe construction in North America. View more info

Image for The History of Mohave County to 1912

The History of Mohave County to 1912

By: Messersmith, Dan W

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Mohave County Historical Soc: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017028


230pp, index, bibliography, illustrated. Large softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Early American Ships

Early American Ships

By: Millar, John Fitzhugh

Price: £13.50

Publisher: USA, Thirteen Colonies Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017212


viii +248pp, indexes, bibliography, 64 flags in colour, appendix, extensively illustrated with line drawings. An excellent reference for the ship modeller. Large format softback, slight creasing to tips of front cover and early pages, otherwise an excellent clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Reports from America: William Howard Russell and the Civil War

Reports from America: William Howard Russell and the Civil War

By: Miller, Ilana D.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Stroud, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019293


xi + 277pp, index, bibliography, notes, 8pp plates. Black boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for My Father's House. An Oneida Boyhood. An Autobiography

My Father's House. An Oneida Boyhood. An Autobiography

By: Noyes, Pierrepoint

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021681


x + 312pp, 8 illustrations from contemporary photographs. Red boards, slight spine fading, foxing to contents, mainly to endpapers and later pages, overall a Good copy in similar (spine browned, general browning, a few marks, price-clipped) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Making Technology Masculine: Men, Women, and Modern Machines in America, 1870-1945

Making Technology Masculine: Men, Women, and Modern Machines in America, 1870-1945

By: Oldenziel, Ruth

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017429


271pp, index, bibliography, notes, 42 figures. Large softback, a VG clean tight copy, probably unread. View more info

Image for Puritan Roots

Puritan Roots

By: Phelps, Winston

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, Heritage Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015894


xvii + 92pp, index, drawings. Owners label to front cover otherwise light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Lands of Promise and Despair: Chronicles of Early California, 1535 - 1846 (A California Legacy Book)

Lands of Promise and Despair: Chronicles of Early California, 1535 - 1846 (A California Legacy Book)

By: Robert M. Senkewicz / Rose Marie Beebe (Editors)

Price: £17.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Heyday Books: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 020210


xxi + 506pp, index, 6 maps, 2 appendices, glossary, further reading, illustrations including 8pp colour plates. Contents in 4 sections: I Exploration; II Colonization; III Settlements; IV Mexican California. Softback, light reading wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Cardinal 1942: Published By the Student Body of Santa Cruz High School (California)

Cardinal 1942: Published By the Student Body of Santa Cruz High School (California)

By: Rodgers, Shirley (Editor-in-Chief)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Santa Cruz High School: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019650


95pp, black and white photographs throughout plus 5pp adverts at rear. Photographic record of the High School, arranged by Classes, Organizations and Activities, SCHS for Defense, Boys' Sports, Girls' Sports, Features. Buff linen cloth boards, red design to front, general light ageing, a few marks, overall a VG copy of a scarce publication. Useful source for genealogists. View more info

Image for An Inquiry Into the Animism and Folk-lore of the Guiana Indians (Extract from the 30th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology)

An Inquiry Into the Animism and Folk-lore of the Guiana Indians (Extract from the 30th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology)

By: Roth, Walter E

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1915

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 019612


349pp, index, glossary, 4 plates (1 colour), 6 illustrations in text. Green boards, decoration to front, a few marks, light wear, general browning to contents, overall a VG tight copy, no dustwrapper. Includes an extensive number of myths and folk-tales, all indexed. View more info

Image for The Iron Brigade (Men-at-arms)

The Iron Brigade (Men-at-arms)

By: Selby, John / Roffe, Michael

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Reading, Osprey Publishing Ltd: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017571


40pp, 8pp colour plates plus black and white illustrations. Softback, general light browning to covers, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War

Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War

By: Stiles, TJ

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2003

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 021278


xiii + 510pp, index, bibliography, notes, 16pp plates, 6 maps. Black boards. general browning to pages, a VG copy in (slightest spine fading) dustwrapper. The first serious biography of Jesse James for 40 years. View more info

Image for The Tenderfoot in New Mexico

The Tenderfoot in New Mexico

By: Townshend, RB

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head Limited: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015673


ix + 257pp, 16 plates. Red boards, colour fading to spine, general light foxing to contents. Inscription to front pastedown reads: 'Aubrey P Edgcumbe (from the author - 1924)'. RB Townshend died prior to the publication of this book, so presumably dedication refers to his wife, Dorothea, who wrote the Preface. View more info

Image for Dodge City: Queen of the Cowtowns

Dodge City: Queen of the Cowtowns

By: Vestal, Stanley

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Peter Nevill Ltd: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021800


viii + 285pp, bibliography, notes. Blue boards, light wear and ageing, a VG copy in a Good (edge chipped with small loss, reinforced internally other than small section of brown tape to front base of spine and cover, price-clipped) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Spawn of Evil: The Invisible Empire of Soulless Men Which for a Generation Held America in a Spell of Terror

Spawn of Evil: The Invisible Empire of Soulless Men Which for a Generation Held America in a Spell of Terror

By: Wellman, Paul I

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Fireside Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021801


191pp, index, bibliography. Blue boards, general foxing to contents, a Good+ copy in a Good (edge chipping with loss mainly to corners and bottom edge of spine and rear panel, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info