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This Hallowed Ground - The Story of the Union Side of the American Civil War, Catton, Bruce
101 This Hallowed Ground - The Story of the Union Side of the American Civil War
Catton, Bruce
London Victor Gollancz 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First U.K. edition in unclipped original jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 437 pp. with index. Clean dustjacket (slightest hint of light foxing) is unchipped, not price clipped, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A superb chronicle of the entire fight to preserve the Union from the Northern point of view. 019146

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West to the Setting Sun, Chalmers, Harvey
102 West to the Setting Sun
Chalmers, Harvey
Toronto The MacMillan Co. 1946 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Very clean blue cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very slight wear to one corner of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean endpapers with maps. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No names, writing or marks. 363 pgs. with notes and chronilogical list of events. The story of Mohawk Indian leader Joseph Brant, and the early Canadian/American frontier. 8vo. Historical Novel. 010769

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Joseph Brant: Mohawk, Chalmers, Harvey and Ethel Brant Monture
103 Joseph Brant: Mohawk
Chalmers, Harvey and Ethel Brant Monture
East Lansing, Michigan Michigan State University Press 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
First edition in dust jacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with some light browning to fixed endpapers,tiny previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper. Frontispiece portrait of Joseph Brant. 364 pages. Dustjacket is price clipped, has fading to spine, chipping at top and bottom edges of spine, closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022844

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104 Napoleon on Elba
Christophe, Robert
London MacDonald 1964 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine (unchipped). Hint of wear at base of spine, no corner bumping. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 206 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one small closed tear (under 1/2"), mere hint of fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 008156

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105 Winston S. Churchill: Companion Volumes I & II
Churchill, Randolph S.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Two volumes (I & II) of a 3-volume set. Very clean brown cloth boards with beige cloth spines, brown title box with gold and black lettering on spines. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight & crisp. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name & date neatly penned on front free endpaper of each book. Companion Volume I (1874-1896) 678 pgs.; Companion Volume II (1901-1907) 675 pgs. Nice clean, tight books. 8vo. Biography. 009561

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106 Blood Sweat and Tears
Churchill, Winston
New York G. P. Putnam's 1941 BOMC Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Very light wear, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. A few faint spots to blue top-stained page edges. Very small previous owner label on front fixed endpaper (return address size). Frontis photograph of Churchill at his desk. 462 pgs. Informational pamphlet on book from book of the month club still enclosed with book. Dustjacket has chipping at spine corners and very light edge chipping. Portrait of Winston Churchill by K. S. Woerner on rear panel. Light soiling to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 008011

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These Hallowed Grounds, Clagett, John
107 These Hallowed Grounds
Clagett, John
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1968 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue-green cloth boards with cannon illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 159 pages with index. Clean dust jacket designed by Gustave Nebel is not price clipped, has a few tiny shallow edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. History and information on America's battle parks and monuments, from the American Revolutionary war's beginnings to the U.S.S. Arizona at Pearl Harbor - accompanied by well-chosen photographs. 023922

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The Victorian Army in Photographs, Clammer, David
108 The Victorian Army in Photographs
Clammer, David
United Kingdom David & Charles 1975 0715368532 / 9780715368534 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with beautiful black and white historical photographs throughout. 96 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, hint of slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024668

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The Black Room At Longwood: Napoleon's Exile On Saint Helena, Clancy, Patricia Marie Kauffmann Jean-Paul;
109 The Black Room At Longwood: Napoleon's Exile On Saint Helena
Clancy, Patricia Marie Kauffmann Jean-Paul;
New York Four Walls Eight Windows 1999 1568581289 / 9781568581286 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with full number line on copyright page in clean unchipped jacket. Clean mustard yellow paper covered boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with remainder mark at bottom page edges near spine. 297 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020042

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The Boys of '76 - A History of the Battles of the Revolution, Coffin, Charles Carleton
110 The Boys of '76 - A History of the Battles of the Revolution
Coffin, Charles Carleton
New York Harper & Brothers 1899 Hardcover Good No Dust jacket Jacket 
Green cloth boards with gold letttering, gray and black illustration on top third of cover, gold lettering on spine. Browning to spine and spine edges of boards; no fraying or wear-through. Cloth boards lightly soiled. Pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. Binding is tight & square; some cracking to paper at hinges. Liberally illustrated. Preface by the author. 1899 on title page (1876 on copyright page). 398 pages. 023474

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Liberty and Property, Coleman, R. V.
111 Liberty and Property
Coleman, R. V.
New York Charles Scribner 1951 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, Firt Printing (with "A" on copyright page), in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold sailing ship design on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 62 illustrations from original paintings and engravings. 28 full page maps. 606 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has slight edge wear, no chips, not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of tghe fabulous century in which the United States was borfn: 1664-1765. A straightforward, authoritative, fascinating account of the dramatic growth, and the commercial and political development, of the American colonies between 1664 and 1765. 023684

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Bridge Across the Sky - The Berlin Blockade and Airlift, 1948-1949, Collier, Richard
112 Bridge Across the Sky - The Berlin Blockade and Airlift, 1948-1949
Collier, Richard
New York McGraw Hill 1978 0-07-011796-9 / 9780070117969 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean toast brown boards with darker brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 239 pgs. with index. Illustrated with historical photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has two very tiny closed edge tears (under 1/16") and tiny spot of rubbing (smaller than a pea) at top front edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 012276

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This King Business, Collins, Frederick
113 This King Business
Collins, Frederick
New York Century Company 1923 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding in original dust jacket (signed binding - CS monogram on cover of both book and jacket). Clean orange cloth boards with blue and black decorative title box on cover, small blue and black decoration on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 220 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author takes reader behind the thrones of Europe and into the day to day life of Royalty, including the Prince of Wales, as well as the dynasties of Spaine, Italy, Belgium, Holland and Denmark, Austria, Rumania and more. 024260

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10:56:20PM 7/20/69 (The Historic Conquest of the Moon as Reported to the American People By CBS News Over the CBS Television Network), Columbia Broadcasting System
114 10:56:20PM 7/20/69 (The Historic Conquest of the Moon as Reported to the American People By CBS News Over the CBS Television Network)
Columbia Broadcasting System
New York Columbia Broadcasting System 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Large book with original dustjacket (size: 10-1/2" x 11"). The embossed dust jacket represents areas of the lunar surface including the Sea of Tranquility where astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon, July 20, 1969. Clean black cloth boards with blind-stamped title on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in full color with images of live transmissions from the moon, text of CBS coverage of the event. Dust jacket has short closed edge tears, no chips, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in archival quality removable mylar. 022140

Price: 100.00 USD
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115 Mr. Lincoln's Wife
Colver, Anne
Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1972 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with white and black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are bright and clean. No names or bookplates inside. 363 pgs. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has no chips, just a hint of edgewear at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 004759

Price: 10.00 USD
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The American Journals of Lt. John Enys, Cometti, Elizabeth (editor)
116 The American Journals of Lt. John Enys
Cometti, Elizabeth (editor)
Adirondack Museum / Syracuse University Press 1976 0815601212 / 9780815601210 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Preface by Harold K. Hochschild; Foreword by Julian P. Boyd. Black and white illustrations and maps (reproductions of period drawings, paintings, and engravings from sources in the U.S., Canada and Great Britain). 377 pages with index. Clean dustjacket has small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap; has small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021703

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Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the Year 1861 - Agriculture, Commissioner of Patents
117 Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the Year 1861 - Agriculture
Commissioner of Patents
Washington DC Government Printing Office 1862 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Clean black cloth pebbled boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover and spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with occasional light foxing. Slight browning to endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated. 656 pages with index. 024106

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Stars in the water: The story of the Erie Canal, Condon, George E.
118 Stars in the water: The story of the Erie Canal
Condon, George E.
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1974 0385066422 / 9780385066426 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with drawings. 338 pages with index. Clean illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, hint of very slight fading to spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fascinating history of the construction of the Erie Canal between 1817 and 1825. 026480

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The Art of Flying, Condon, Josh
119 The Art of Flying
Condon, Josh
New York Assouline 2015 161428461X / 9781614284611 First Hardcover Fine 
Beautiful large book (NEW condition) in photo illustrated slipcase (slipcase front photo by Jeane-Phillipe Delhomme; slipcase back by Ethan Russell. Size approx. 11" x 14". Immaculate red cloth boards with stamped silver lettering on cover and spine,blind-stamped wing design on cover. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean silver endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Amazing history and social influence of flight, with photographs historical and modern illustrating the entire book. Text by Josh Condon. 175 glorious pages. Clean bright and colorful slipcase is sturdy and in excellent condition. Some of us remember when flying was a fun, elegant experience -- this will take you there. 025759

Price: 150.00 USD
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Poor Richard's Politicks - Benjamin Franklin and His New American Order, Conner, Paul W.
120 Poor Richard's Politicks - Benjamin Franklin and His New American Order
Conner, Paul W.
New York Oxford University Press 1965 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 285 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A systematic examination of the political and social thought of Benjamin Franklin and a brilliant exposition of the political ideas of his era. 024518

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