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The Founding of A Nation - The Story of the Pilgrim Fathers, Their Voyage on the Mayflower, Their Early Struggles, Hardships and Dangers, and the Beginnings of American Democracy, Gregg, Frank M.
241 The Founding of A Nation - The Story of the Pilgrim Fathers, Their Voyage on the Mayflower, Their Early Struggles, Hardships and Dangers, and the Beginnings of American Democracy
Gregg, Frank M.
New York George H. Doran 1915 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Beautifully clean book in original illustrated dust jacket. Unfaded blue cloth boards with black stamped lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name and date in light pencil on front free endpaper. Copyright 1915 by Frank M. Gregg on copyright page, no additional printings listed; George H. Doran Company - New York on title page. 481 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is quite clean, a little foxing to spine area, slight edge wear and short closed edge tears, a few small surface nicks along rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce in this condition and in original dust jacket. Historical novel of the pilgrims, their voyage to America in the Mayflower, their hardships, and the beginnings of American democracy. 027379

Price: 150.00 USD
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Blueprints: Twenty-Six Extraordinary Structures, Grey, Christopher (with John Boswell)
242 Blueprints: Twenty-Six Extraordinary Structures
Grey, Christopher (with John Boswell)
New York Fireside (Simon & Schuster) 1982 0671419730 / 9780671419738 First Paperback Very Good+ 
First Edition, First Printing with full number line on copyright page. Large softcover book (11" x 14"). Covers are clean, no creasing or chipping, very slight rubbing at spine folds. Binding is tight, no curling or cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with photographs, blueprints, some fold-outs. 127 pages. Awesome collection of blueprints and photographs of some truly iconic structures, everything from "The Spirit of St. Louis to the Concorde, from the Statue of Liberty to the Biltmore Estate and Washington Cathedral. 027214

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In Her Own Right: The Life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Griffith, Elisabeth
243 In Her Own Right: The Life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Griffith, Elisabeth
U.S.A. Oxford University Press 1984 0195034406 / 9780195034400 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean dust jacket. Orange boards with black cloth spine, black lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 268 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small corner price clip on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024263

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244 Open Door to the Great Lakes (Their Beginning, Exploration, and Lore)
Gringhuis, Dirk
New York Duell, Sloan & Pearce 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Clean dark navy cloth boards with metallic green lettering on spine. No bumping or surface wear. Binding is tight and square. Endpapers illustrated with Great Lakes region and dated figures depicting various elements of early American history. Pages are very clean and bright; no writing or marks. With several illustrations and photographs. 141 pgs. with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped, light wear to fold edges, some minor surface chipping to edges at top/base of spine, short closed edge tears at folds.. Rear panel is moderately soiled. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Great Lakes. 014679

Price: 12.00 USD
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A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918 - Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front, Groom, Winston
245 A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918 - Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front
Groom, Winston
New York, New York, U.S.A. Atlantic Monthly Press 2002 0-87113-842-5 / 9780871138422 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean maroon cloth boards with clean black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A compelling history of the four-year battle for Ypres during World War I by a prize-winning historian. 8vo. World War I. 016472

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A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918: Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front, Groom, Winston
246 A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918: Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front
Groom, Winston
New York Grove Press 2002 0871138425 / 9780871138422 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition (stated) with full number line, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean maroon boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapersillustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 276 pp. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Clean dustjacket is unclipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019112

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Clash of Arms - Stories of Chivalry by Famous Writers, Grove, John
247 Clash of Arms - Stories of Chivalry by Famous Writers
Grove, John
New York Dodd Mead 1931 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Brown cloth boards with black lettering, crossed swords on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with small ink-stamped previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Foreword by the author. Lovely full color frontispiece illustration by R. Wheeler. 309 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has chipping at top spine edge, several small edge chips and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Timeless stories of the middle ages by Thomas Malory, Thomas Bulfinch, Sir Henry Newbolt, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Washington Irving, C. M. Yonge and more. 026594

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A Saint, More or Less, Grunwald, Henry
248 A Saint, More or Less
Grunwald, Henry
New York Random House 2004 1-4000-6149-0 / 9781400061495 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 234 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no wear or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Sixteenth Century France under King Henry IV comes vividly alive in this historical novel. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 012447

Price: 15.00 USD
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A History of Medicine, Guthrie, Douglas, M.D., F.R.C.S.
249 A History of Medicine
Guthrie, Douglas, M.D., F.R.C.S.
Great Britain Thomas Nelson & Sons, Ltd. 1945 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
First Edition (First published June 1945 on copyright page) in original unclipped dust jacket. Illustrated with 72 plates. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Fading to top 1/2" of spine and lower 1/4" spine. Tiny bit of chipping at top spine edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with cleanmap-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Preface by the author. 448 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (30/- net on front inside flap), has some chipping and closed tears, light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024061

Price: 40.00 USD
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Hiroshima Diary - The Journal of a Japanese Physician August 6-September 30, 1945, Hachiya, Michihiko, M.D.
250 Hiroshima Diary - The Journal of a Japanese Physician August 6-September 30, 1945
Hachiya, Michihiko, M.D.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina University of North Carolina Press 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, translated and Edited by Warner Wells, M.D. (University of North Carolina School of Medicine). Written by Michihiko Hachiya, Director of the Hiroshima Communications Hospital. In clean unclipped original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover,m gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Map-illustrated endpapers. No previous owner markings or bookplates. 238 pages with glossary. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Photo of author and his family on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Probably the first intimate book-length eye-witness account of the bombing of Hiroshima and its aftermath. 026097

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251 Hazardous Duty: America's Most Decorated Living Soldier Reports from the Front and Tells It the Way It Is
Hackworth, Colonel David H. (with Tom Mathews)
New York William Morrow 1996 0-688-14718-6 / 9780688147181 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 350 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A real life, non-fiction thriller set in the ruins of Bosnia and the Sands of Saudi Arabia. War/Military. 009665

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Saturday Book - 16, Hadfield, John (Editor)
252 The Saturday Book - 16
Hadfield, John (Editor)
London Hutchinson & Company 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket and BOX. The sixteenth annual issue of THE SATURDAY BOOK. Very clean beige cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Decorated endpapers, with tasteful oval previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Color frontispiece illustration "The Proposal" by Sir David Scott. Beautifully illustrated with drawings, photographs and color prints. Four colour plates engraved and printed by the Grout Engraving company, Ltd. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has a 2" closed tear near spine fold, is not price clipped (30s.net on front inside flap). In original illustrated sturdy box which is clean and bright, with tiny scrape to one corner, a little cracking at two lid corners, repaired with tape.. Contributions by many well known authors and artists, including Evelyn Waugh, Robert Gibbings, Laurence Whistler and many more. Subjects include poetry, exquisite crafts, ghost stories, travel, English fashion for men, courtship in clay, collectible snuff boxes, and more. 023677

Price: 25.00 USD
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Studies in the Institutional History of Early Modern Japan, Hall, John W. and Marius B. Jansen
253 Studies in the Institutional History of Early Modern Japan
Hall, John W. and Marius B. Jansen
Princeton, New Jersey Princeton University Press 1968 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with black letterin on spine. Tiny pin-head spots of wear to corners at base of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with tiny previous owner last name and date at top edge of front free endpaper. Small circular blind-stamped embossment of initials in corner of title page. Introduction by Joseph R. Strayer. 396 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, very small shallow chips at top spine edge, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025959

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Last Days of Innocence: America at War, 1917-1918, Harries, Meirion and Susie
254 The Last Days of Innocence: America at War, 1917-1918
Harries, Meirion and Susie
New York Random House 1997 0679418636 / 9780679418634 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with correct number line on copyright page in clean unclipped jacket. Very clean beige boards with clean blue cloth spine, gold 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. 573 pp. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lively and persuasive history of America's experience during World War I. 019495

Price: 15.00 USD
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255 A Nickel's Worth of Skim Milk: A Boy's View of the Great Depression
Hastings, Robert J.
University Graphics and Publications/Souther Illinois University 1976 Fifth Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with small gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 149 pgs. Clean brown slipcase with small gold illustration (boy holding a bucket)--no chipping, fading, cracking or wear. 8 vo.. American History. 006666

Price: 10.00 USD
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Clare Boothe Luce - Ambassador Extraordinary, Hatch, Alden
256 Clare Boothe Luce - Ambassador Extraordinary
Hatch, Alden
London William Heinemann Ltd. 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Good Jacket Signed
First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "For Harty and Judy Wade with affectionate regards from Alden Hatch - Feb. 5, 1957." Illustrated with black and white plates. 258 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (21s net on front inside flap), has several edge chips up to 3?4" in depth. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026027

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Western Reserve - The Story of New Connecticut in Ohio, Hatcher, Harian
257 The Western Reserve - The Story of New Connecticut in Ohio
Hatcher, Harian
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1949 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Hardcover book with unclipped dust jacket. Red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling (a couple of small faint spots), no bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are solid - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photograph of Lanterman's Falls in Youngstown, Ohio; many additional black and white photographs. 365 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), has light soiling, small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. What was the Western Reserve? The charter of the original Connecticut Colony granted it a strip of land about seventy-five miles wide extending from ocean to ocean! In 1786 Connecticut ceded the bulk of her western lands to the Congress but reserved for herself a sizable strip in what is now northern Ohio. It lay etween the shore of Lake Erie and the forty-first parallel (just south of present Youngstown). It ran 120 miles west from the western boundary of Pennsylvania to a point just beyond Sandusky. This was "New Connecticut" Connecticut's Western Reserve. 027606

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The Heartland, Havighurst, Walter
258 The Heartland
Havighurst, Walter
New York Harper & Row 1962 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. Small dent to title box on spine. No fraying, no bumped corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 400 pages with index. Illustrations and jacket design by Grattan Condon. Dustjacket is not price clipped, clean, with several closed edge tears up to 1-1/4". Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022608

Price: 15.00 USD
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Beyond Stonehenge, Hawkins, Gerald S.
259 Beyond Stonehenge
Hawkins, Gerald S.
Harper & Row 1973 06-011786-9 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gray lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 319 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, mere hint of corner wear, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.Ancient History. 005016

Price: 10.00 USD
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Border Foray, Hayward, Richard
260 Border Foray
Hayward, Richard
London Arthur Baker Limited 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean light beige cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. Small bump to one corner tip. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 190 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, a few very short closed edge tears. Dust jacket designed by Raymond Piper. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lively and readable account of the much-disputed boundary between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Written from the human, historical and topographical viewpoint rather than from the political angle. 026213

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