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The Bloody Bozeman, Johnson, Dorothy M.
101 The Bloody Bozeman
Johnson, Dorothy M.
New York McGraw-Hill 1971 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 366 pages with index. Illustrated with map, black and white plates. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the perilous trail to Montana's gold - part of "The American Trail" Series. 021204

Price: 25.00 USD
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Pioneer Spaniards in North America, Johnson, William Henry
102 Pioneer Spaniards in North America
Johnson, William Henry
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1903 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (published October, 1903) decorated American trade binding. Signed binding (monogram DD - Decorative Designers). Green cloth boards with red, gold and black decoration, red lettering on cover; stamped gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear-through. Light soiling - mostly to spine, light surface wear at top of rear board. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small simple previous owner bookplate top corner of front pastedown - previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard (slight foxing to this page only from tissue guard). Well illustrated throughout with maps, drawings, images. 381 pages with index + four pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 025205

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Evergreen Land: A Portrait of the State of Washington, Jones, Nard
103 Evergreen Land: A Portrait of the State of Washington
Jones, Nard
New York Dodd Mead 1947 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, signed by author. Very clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering and gold decorative horizontal lines on spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean photo-illustrated endpapers, with previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper, previous owner name neatly written on rear fixed endpaper near top edge. SIGNED by author on half-title page. 276 pgs. with index. Illustrated with lovely black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has a few short closed edge tears, price clip to top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 6" x 9". Washington State. 017277

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My Home on the Range, Kennedy, Marguerite Wallace
104 My Home on the Range
Kennedy, Marguerite Wallace
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1951 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Lorence F. Bjorklund, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean yellow cloth boards with red author initials on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers with small previous owner inscription dated 1951 on front free endpaper. 341 pages with illustrations by Lorence F. Bjorklund. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has slight age-toning to rear panel, otherwise clean; small chip at top spine edge, bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A woman's story of starting married life as the mistress of a 120,000-acre ranch in Arizona -- one that will make you laugh, cry, and stay up far too late finishing the story. 021193

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105 Schoolmaster of Yesterday: A Three Generation Story 1820-1919
Kennedy, Millard Fillmore and Alvin F. Harlow
New York Whittlesey House 1940 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Howard Simon, Illustrator 
Clean beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 359 pgs. Illustrated by Howard Simon. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, hias up to 1/4" loss at top spine edge, small closed edge tears and tiny edge chips, crease to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The Kennedys were a dynasty of schoolmasters. Millard Fillmore Kennedy and his father and grandfather before him held sway in Indiana district schools from the period when the Midwest was still a frontier to the time when the industrial age had begun in earnest. This is their story. 015170

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Seaplane  (Program for the musical play based on the exploits of Glenn H. Curtiss), Keuka Lake Players
106 Seaplane (Program for the musical play based on the exploits of Glenn H. Curtiss)
Keuka Lake Players
Hammondsport, New York Keuka Lake Players 1992 Paperback Fine 
Program for the original musical play based on the life of Glenn H. Curtiss presented by the Keuka Lake Players in Hammondsport, New York July 30-August 23, 1992 at the Hammondsport High School Auditorium. Two ticket stubs to the play are also included. Very clean booklet with stapled binding, nicely illustrated on front cover with a Curtiss seaplane and blue lettering. Size approx. 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". Includes cast of characters with historical descriptions, cast biographies, list of scenes from the play, production staff, advertising. 60 pages. 024797

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Some of The Military Records of America and Their Genealogical Value, Kirkham, E. Kay
107 Some of The Military Records of America and Their Genealogical Value
Kirkham, E. Kay
Salt Lake City, Utah Deseret Book Company 1963 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
In original unclipped jacket. Blue and black cloth boards with photo decoration on covr. Very slight browning to spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper. Foreword by the author. 75 pages with Bibliography. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), clean, wit hsome light rubbing, chipping at upper edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022589

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Old Lady in Dubuque, Kwasky, Albert
108 The Old Lady in Dubuque
Kwasky, Albert
New York - Washington - Atlanta - Hollywood Vantage Press 1979 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Illustrated with Photographs 
Very clean black boards with gilt lettering on spine. No surface wear or bumping. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are very clean and bright; no writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 229 pgs. with index. Bright dustjacket is not price clipped, very light fading to spine and front flap fold. Very minimal edge wear (a few small shallow edge chips and closed edge tears) with a very small, light 2" diagonal crease to bottom left corner of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Americana. 014962

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The Life and Work of William Pryor Letchworth - Student and Minister of Public Benevolence, Larned, J. N.
109 The Life and Work of William Pryor Letchworth - Student and Minister of Public Benevolence
Larned, J. N.
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1912 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Dark green ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling. Light surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photogravure portrait of William Letchworth with tissue guard; 15 additional illustrations, including double page spread map of Letchworth Park. 472 pages with index. A must-have book for those interested in the history of the Genesee Valley in Western New York, and the life and contributions of W. P. Letchworth. 021949

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110 Early American Inns and Taverns
Lathrop, Elise
New York Robert M. McBride & Co. 1926 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
1926 on title page and copyright page; no additional printings listed. Unfaded blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Faint hint of soiling, light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. No other marks. 365 pgs. with list of Inns and Taverns by state at rear of book. Illustrated with black & white plates. 9-1/2" x 6-1/2". Americana. 016232

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111 The Wonderful Country
Lea, Tom
Boston Little Brown 1952 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated by Author 
Clean beige and brown illustrated cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumped corners, very little wear. Binding is tight & square. Red topstained edges. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Classic tasteful bookplate inside front cover. Lovely illustrations by author (including endpapers). 387 pgs. 8vo. Western. 006071

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Kentucky Derby Diamond Jubilee 1875-1949 - A Pictorial History of America's Greatest Sporting Event, Leach, Brownie
112 The Kentucky Derby Diamond Jubilee 1875-1949 - A Pictorial History of America's Greatest Sporting Event
Leach, Brownie
New York Dial Press 1949 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Beautiful first edition in original dust jacket, with lots of ephemera laid in! Very clean beige cloth boards with clean bright color paste-on illustration on cover (unfaded, no wear). Blue lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Approx. size is 9-1/4" x 12". Clean photo-illustrated endpapers (aerial view of Churchill Downs). No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. As thorough history of the event as any fan could wish for. 192 pages. Dust jackert has a few tiny closed edge tears and small edge rubs. Small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Issued under the Auspices of Churchill Downs, Inc.; Edited and Compiled by Brownie Leach; art direction and design by Louis J. Frederick. Ephemera laid in includes two Churchill Downs brochures from 1968, many newspaper articles on the Derby. 024939

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Typical Texan: Biography of An American Myth, Leach, Joseph
113 The Typical Texan: Biography of An American Myth
Leach, Joseph
Dallas Southern Methodist University Press 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated 
First Edition thus of an American Southwest classic. Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip; no fading, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (one tiny faint sticker mark to front free endpaper near top edge). 178 pgs. with index. Illustrated. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has very tiny shallow chipping at top spine edge, long closed tear along front spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 016448

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114 Robert Royalton and His Covered Wagon: A True Story of an American Boy from Boyhood to Young Manhood
Leighton, John J.
Rochester, NY Rochester Press 1928 Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red ribbed cloth boards with bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 334 pgs. Illustrated with drawings. Clean bright dustjacket has a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Boys Fiction. 008831

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The Fifties in Pictures, Lescott, James
115 The Fifties in Pictures
Lescott, James
Great Britain Parragon Inc 2007 1405495308 / 9781405495301 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean glossy unworn pictoral boards with Marilyn Monroe on the cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean purple endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color and black and white photographs. 256 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, short closed tear at top rear flap fold, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024354

Price: 10.00 USD
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American Vertigo - Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville, Levy, Bernard-Henry
116 American Vertigo - Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville
Levy, Bernard-Henry
New York Random House 2006 1-4000-6434-1 / 9781400064342 Stated First Edition Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "First Edition" statement and full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded black boards with bright metallic lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 308 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Philosopher and journalist Bernard-Henry Levy spent a year traveling throughout America in the footsteps of another great Frenchman, Alexis de Tocqueville, whose "Democracy in America" remains the most influential book ever written about our country. The result is a wholly fresh look at America. 018124

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117 Sagebrush Casinos: The Story of Legal Gambling in Nevada
Lewis, Oscar
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1953 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. 256 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Gambling. 009605

Price: 12.00 USD
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118 Bonanza Inn - America's First Luxury Hotel
Lewis, Oscar and Carroll D. Hall
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1959 Eighth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Fair to Good Jacket Signed
Eighth Printing, SIGNED by author Oscar Lewis. Clean red cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 346 pp. + index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has chips and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the world famous Palace Hotel in San Francisco, built in 1875 and destroyed by the earthquake and fire of 1906. 019305

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The White House Gardens: A History and Pictorial Record, Lloyd; Harold Sterner Patricia Nixon; Frederick L. Kramer; Mrs. Paul Mellon; Goodrich
119 The White House Gardens: A History and Pictorial Record
Lloyd; Harold Sterner Patricia Nixon; Frederick L. Kramer; Mrs. Paul Mellon; Goodrich
New York Great American Editions 1973 0913826049 / 9780913826041 Stated First Printing Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Printing" in original unchipped dust jacket. Approx. size 9-3/4" x 12". Clean rose colored cloth boards with black oval decoration on front board, clean beige cloth spine with black lettering. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Full color and black and white illustrations throughout (color plates by Harold Sterner). Introduction by Lloyd Goodrich. Text by Frederick L. Kramer. With a Commentary by Mrs. Paul Mellon. 145 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one closed tear at base of rear panel (approx. 1"), slight foxing around flap folds. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024674

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McCord of Alaska - Statesman for the Last Frontier, Long, John Sherman (with Grace Doering McCord)
120 McCord of Alaska - Statesman for the Last Frontier
Long, John Sherman (with Grace Doering McCord)
Cleveland, Ohio Dillon / Liederbach, Inc. 1975 0-913228-15-x / 9780913228159 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition in clean original dust jacket, SIGNED by co-author Grace Doering McCord, with additional signed letter laid in. Clean blue cloth boards with gold stars on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper: "To talented and charming Edna B. Jennings who shares with Jack McCord and me an empathy regarding awesome, fabulous Alaska. With all good wishes - Grace Doering McCord 1975." A wonderful letter to Edna (also a writer) discussing a story she did on Cleveland is laid in and signed by the author. Book is illustrated with maps and photographs. Foreword by Lowell Thomas. 210 pages. Dust jacket is clean with slightest hint of age-toning, no chips, two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025142

Price: 75.00 USD
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