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The Engine and the Gun, Barbary, James
1 The Engine and the Gun
Barbary, James
New York Meredith Press 1963 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket William McClaren, Illustrator 
Very clean charcoal boards with white cloth spine, black title box with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean red endpapers. 159 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, slight wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 009378

Price: 10.00 USD
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Marching On, Boyd, James
2 Marching On
Boyd, James
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1927 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Printing, May 1927" on copyright page with Scribner seal. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 426 pgs. Original dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has slight fading to orange background on spine, a few very small edge chips, 2" closed tear at top edge of rear panel near spine, a few additional short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Civil War novel --a magnificent romance of the times. The hero, a descendant of the Fraser family that figured in the author's previous Revolutionary War novel "Drums", is a son of a poor farmer of southern North Carolina. The story of his love for the daughter of a great slave-owner and planter runs its course throughout the war. Scarce book, particularly in jacket. 017834

Price: 80.00 USD
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The Grip of Honor: A Story of Paul Jones and the American Revolution, Brady, Cyrus Townsend
3 The Grip of Honor: A Story of Paul Jones and the American Revolution
Brady, Cyrus Townsend
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1900 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket 
First Edition, with 1900 on title page and copyright page. Decorated green cloth boards with red, green and gold illustration on cover, gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling, small label fragment on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with some spotting to page edges. Clean endpapers, with previous owner name and date (April 28, 1900) in pencil on front free endpaper. 016175

Price: 5.00 USD
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Johnny One-Eye: A Tale of the American Revolution, Charyn, Jerome
4 Johnny One-Eye: A Tale of the American Revolution
Charyn, Jerome
New York W. W. Norton 2008 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean white boards with clean dark blue spine, gold lettering on spine. Very slight bump to one spine corner; corner tips are sharp, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 479 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. American History. 015542

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These Hallowed Grounds, Clagett, John
5 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 American Journals of Lt. John Enys, Cometti, Elizabeth (editor)
6 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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Land for My Sons - A Frontier Tale of the American Revolution, Cormack, Maribelle and William P. Alexander
7 Land for My Sons - A Frontier Tale of the American Revolution
Cormack, Maribelle and William P. Alexander
New York D. Appleton-Century Company 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Lyle Justis, Illustrator 
Fifth printing (1940) of the first edition (1939) in clean bright unclipped dust jacket, same format as first printing. Clean beige cloth boards with stamped brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers (previous owner bookplate on front pastedown). Illustrations by Lyle Justis. 311 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has very shallow wear and closed tears at top spine edge, a few additional short closed edge tears and very light edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Set in America during the Revolutionary War period, when pioneers pushed westward toward the Alleghenies to settle land for their children - this is the background of this outstanding historical novel for young readers. 027381

Price: 40.00 USD
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L.C., Daitch, Susan
8 L.C.
Daitch, Susan
Dalkey Archive Press 2002 1564783154 / 9781564783158 First Paperback Fine 
First Dalkey Press edition in as new condition. Very clean, no chipping, creasing or curling. Pages and edges are clean and bright - no names, writing or marks. 284 pages. Author's first novel. Blending historical fiction with feminist and revolutionary politics, this is a complex and unique look at the controversial nature of historical representations, opening in 1968. 023719

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Gobbler Called, Davis, Verne
9 The Gobbler Called
Davis, Verne
Ne York William Morrow 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Ezra Jack Keats, Illustrator 
Very clean gold cloth boards with rifle and coonskin cap illustration, brown lettering on cover; brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 160 pgs. nicely illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a boy who lives in a post-revolutionary settlement in Kentucky, and is forced to become the man of his family. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2". Children's. 012527

Price: 25.00 USD
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10 The Foundations of American Nationality
Greene, Evarts Boutell
American Book Co. 1922 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very little wear, binding is tight & square, pages are bright and clean (page 134-135 have slight offset due to bookmark having been enclosed). Also underlining in pencil on numerous pages. Black and white and color illustrations, including maps. 614 pgs. + index. 004076

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Retreat and Recall - A Novel of the American Revolution, Hopkins, Joseph G. E.
11 Retreat and Recall - A Novel of the American Revolution
Hopkins, Joseph G. E.
New York Charles Scribner 1966 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket John Tenniel, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" present on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean golden brown cloth boards with small drum decoration on cover, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 223 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, slightest hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A seperate self-contained story as well as a sequel to the author's first novel, "Patriot's Progress." Continues the adventures of John Frayne, a young Massachusetts doctor who, after attempting to stay neutral, finally chose the side of the colonists and volunteered his services as a doctor with the Continental Army. Action takes place in 1776-7 and the scene is New York. 019520

Price: 25.00 USD
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Privateersman Nat Harkins, Lane, Frederick A.
12 Privateersman Nat Harkins
Lane, Frederick A.
New York Henry Holt and Co. 1956 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Clifford H. Schule, Illust. 
First Edition in original jacket. 218 pgs. Exceptionally clean, tight book with no names or writing inside. Illustrations by Clifford H. Schule. . Bright clean dustjacket is price clipped but has no chipping or wear. In archival quality removable mylar cover. 002527

Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Wild Horizon
Mason, F. van Wick
Boston Little Brown 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Samuel Hanks Bryant, Illustrator 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver illustration on cover, silver lettering and decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers (maps). No names, writing or bookplates. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 390 pgs. Illustrated. Clean dustjacket has small corner price clip, hint of corner wear, 1" closed tear at base of spine on spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A vividly exciting story of the American Revolutionary War. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 009466

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Seats of the Mighty - Being the Memoirs of Captain Robert Moray, Sometime an Officer in the Virginia Regiment, and Afterwards of Amherst's Regiment, Parker, Gilbert
14 The Seats of the Mighty - Being the Memoirs of Captain Robert Moray, Sometime an Officer in the Virginia Regiment, and Afterwards of Amherst's Regiment
Parker, Gilbert
Toronto Copp, Clarke Company, Limited 1896 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Beautiful first Canadian Edition - decorated cloth binding. Very clean unworn green buckram cloth boards with black botanical decoration on cover and spine, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with browning to endpapers only; very faint previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of blank fly and top edge of front paste down. Twelve full page black and white illustrations, including double page map (A Plan of the River St. Lawrence with the Operations of the Siege of Quebec). 376 pages. 025375

Price: 60.00 USD
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Black Fire: The Making of an American Revolutionary, Peery, Nelson
15 Black Fire: The Making of an American Revolutionary
Peery, Nelson
New York The New Press 1994 1-56584-158-1 / 9781565841581 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, signed by author. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. SIGNED by author (Best Wishes! - Nelson Perry). 340 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Black History. 011520

Price: 25.00 USD
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Turncoat Winter, Rebel Spring, St. George, Judith
16 Turncoat Winter, Rebel Spring
St. George, Judith
Philadelphia Chilton 1970 080195553X / 9780801955532 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Signed by the author on front free endpaper: "Best wishes, Judith St. George." 165 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, corner price clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Two friends, Andrew Craig, a Scotch-Irish farmer's son, and Pike O'Toole, an Irish servant boy, who live in Mendham, New Jersey, during the Revolutionary war, find themselves caught up in the affairs of General Washington's army during the winter of 1779-80. 025150

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Fidel: A Critical Portrait, Szulc, Tad
17 Fidel: A Critical Portrait
Szulc, Tad
New York William Morrow & Co. 1986 0-688-04645-2 / 9780688046453 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with "First Edition" stated and full number line on copyright page. Very clean beige boards with clean green cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 703 pgs. with index. Frontis photograph of Fidel Castro. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A unique study of Castro's life and revolutionary career, his complex personality and intellect. 016575

Price: 25.00 USD
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The First Salute, Tuchman, Barbara W.
18 The First Salute
Tuchman, Barbara W.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1988 0394553330 / 9780394553337 First Hardcover Very Good Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unchipped, unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine; slight fading to front lower corner - very faint water stain. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 347 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Collectible quality first edition by Pulitzer Prize-winning author (The Guns of August) Barbara W. Tuchman. 024932

Price: 12.00 USD
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The First Salute, Tuchman, Barbara W.
19 The First Salute
Tuchman, Barbara W.
Random House Inc 1988 0394553330 / 9780394553337 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in unclipped jacket. Very clean dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 347 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A view of the American Revolution by one of our most distinguished and highly respected historians. 018904

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Gadfly, Voynich, E. L.
20 The Gadfly
Voynich, E. L.
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1897 First Hardcover Good 
Red cloth boards with black and gld decoration, gold lettering on cover; gold lettering and small black fly on spine. Small spots of wear on spine ends and corners. Red cloth boards are quite clean (small very faint spot to cover). Binding is tight, hinges had some cracking but have been carefully reglued. Small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 373 pages. The novel has been translated into countless languages, was a bestseller in many countries and has been reprinted numerous times. It brings new meaning every year to farflung peoples who find Voynich's flaming story of revolutionary Italy as fresh and meaningful as ever. The Gadfly deals not only with the lives of brilliant political characters but with the very spirit of dissent -- a novel which poses intelligent questions about not only political, but spiritual and religious life as well. 027148

Price: 25.00 USD
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