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Indian Scout - Western Painter - Captain Charles L. von Berg, Heerwagen, Paul K.
81 Indian Scout - Western Painter - Captain Charles L. von Berg
Heerwagen, Paul K.
Little Rock, Arkansas Pioneer Press 1969 First Hardcover Fine Very Good++ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed by author on front fixed endpaper: "Paul K. Heerwagen." No other marks or writing. Printed on excellent quality glossy paper. Illustrated with black and white plates. 119 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (2.95 on front inside flap), clean and bright, very faint foxing to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022850

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82 Reflections of Madison County: A Visual Journey
Heffron, Mark F.
New York Smithmark Publishers 1994 0-8317-4866-4 / 9780831748661 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean illustrated boards (photo of covered bridge). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 80 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Beautiful photographs of Madison County in Iowa. 6 x 8-1/2". Midwest. 009410

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A Loiterer in New York - Discoveries Made by a Rambler Through Obvious Yet Unsought Highways and Byways, Henderson, Helen W.
83 A Loiterer in New York - Discoveries Made by a Rambler Through Obvious Yet Unsought Highways and Byways
Henderson, Helen W.
New York George H. Doran 1917 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Probable second printing (no GHD symbol on copyright page). Decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with gold lettering, gold bridge decoration on cover. Slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis photo illustration of the Plaza fountains in New York City, with tissue guard; 86 illustrations total. Preface by Paul W. Bartlett. 454 pages. A large book in which the author explores New York City's history, art and architecture, including churches, bridges, libraries, statues, museums and great hotels. 022841

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Lodgings In Town, Henry, Arthur
84 Lodgings In Town
Henry, Arthur
New York A. S. Barnes 1905 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Clean green buckram cloth boards with gold decorative title box, gold lettering on cover, gold lettering and door knocker on spine. No fraying or wear-through. Slight sunning to spine, but gold lettering and decoration remains bright and legible. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Small previous owner name is neatly ink-stamped on front pastedown, a few tiny spots to endpapers. Profusely illustrated with wonderful old photographic images of New York City. 327 pages. A nice little ramble around New York City just around the beginning of the 20th Century. 028074

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Great Resorts of North America, Hepburn, Andrew
85 Great Resorts of North America
Hepburn, Andrew
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean rust brown cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 229 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny corner chip at base of spine, slight wear at top and bottom spine edge, one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A visit to some of the greatest resorts in North America, illustrated with photographs. 8vo. Americana. 013994

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The Doctor and his Patients - The American Domestic Scene as viewed by the Family Doctor, Hertzler, Arthur E.
86 The Doctor and his Patients - The American Domestic Scene as viewed by the Family Doctor
Hertzler, Arthur E.
New York Harper & Brothers 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean unfaded dark green cloth boards with turquoise and gold title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 316 pgs. Unfaded illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has 3/4" piece missing at base of spine, a few additional chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. By the author of "The Horse and Buggy Doctor", Dr. Arthur E. Hertzler now looks at life and love, at American women, and at the problems of the American domestic scene. For half a century as a Kansas doctor he watched and ministered to the physical and mental pain of thousands of average human beings--out of his experience he developed his own theories about the causes of sexual maladjutstment, the intimate needs of men and women, the part which male sexual dominance has played, women's struggle for emancipation, the role of children in civilization. Interesting views from a time when doctors made house calls. 017950

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87 The Horse and Buggy Doctor
Hertzler, Arthur E.
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1938 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean dark blue cloth boards has some paint on board bottom edges. Otherwise very clean with no wear or fraying. Small illustration in white on cover, gold lettering on cover, bright white lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 322 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few small chips and closed tears, 1/4" loss at top of spine.. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 011485

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Country Editor, Hough, Henry Beetle
88 Country Editor
Hough, Henry Beetle
Garden City, NY Doubleday Doran 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 325 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge (max. 1/4"), a few very small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of the twenty years author served as editor and publisher of the "Vineyard Gazette" founded in 1846 (Martha's Vineyard). 025115

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Voices of the Glen, Howland, Henry Raymond
89 Voices of the Glen
Howland, Henry Raymond
New York Knickerbocker Press 1911 First Hardcover Fine No Dust jacket 
Beautifully clean, unfaded green cloth boards with blind-stamped fern decoration on cover, bright gilt stamped lettering on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt page edges. Clean chocolate brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful photographs, illustrations, page decorations, frontis illustration of the Glen Iris Inn with clean tissue guard. 97 pp. Scarce book, about the locality known as Glen Iris which embraces the Upper and Middle Falls of the Upper Genesee River and the adjacent scenery in the valley (now Letchworth State Park in New York). Published under the Auspices of the American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society. 020708

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Reapers of the Dust - A Prairie Chronicle, Hudson, Lois Phillips
90 Reapers of the Dust - A Prairie Chronicle
Hudson, Lois Phillips
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1964 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Later printing in clean unclipped jacket. Clean cream cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 173 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (4.75 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few short closed edge tears. 019943

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The Wyoming Lynching of Cattle Kate, 1889, Hufsmith, George W.
91 The Wyoming Lynching of Cattle Kate, 1889
Hufsmith, George W.
Glendo, Wyoming High Plains Press 1993 0931271142 / 9780931271144 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean purple cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 368 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, has two 1" closed edge tears near base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The lynching of Cattle Kate (Ellen Watson) and Jim Averell by six politically powerful Wyoming cattlemen rocked the nation in July 1889. Newspapers proclaimed that Ellen Watson was a prostitute on horseback who bartered sex for calves, that Averell was her pimp, that both were rustlers, and that somehow they deserved to be hanged from a tree in Spring Creek Gulch of the Sweetwater Valley. 028063

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The Forty-Niners: The Chronicle of the California Trail, Hulbert, Archer Butler
92 The Forty-Niners: The Chronicle of the California Trail
Hulbert, Archer Butler
New York Blue Ribbon Books 1931 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Illustrated 
Orange ribbed cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Some fading to edges, slight wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 340 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates, drawings and maps. Clean dustjacket has moderate edge chipping, 2" curved closed tear at top edge of back panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A complete chronicle of what happend to the thousands of men and women who took the Overland Trail to California in the days of the Gold Rush. 8vo. Americana. 016069

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93 Wells Fargo: Advancing the American Frontier
Hungerford, Edward
New York Random House 1949 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean illustrated cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 274 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has one small chip at top rear edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Americana. 009683

Price: 40.00 USD
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Peninsula Pilgrimage: An Off-beat Journey Through Stately, Historic Virginia, Huntley, Elizabeth Valentine
94 Peninsula Pilgrimage: An Off-beat Journey Through Stately, Historic Virginia
Huntley, Elizabeth Valentine
Princeton The Pyne Press 1974 Re-issue Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean turquoise cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 398 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An unabridged and unaltered republication of the original edition (originally published by the Press of Whittet & Shepperson, Richmond, 1941). 7-1/2" x 10-1/2". Virginia. 011626

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95 One Man's Montana: An Informal Portrait of a State
Hutchens, John K.
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1964 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown marbled boards with rust-color cloth spine, black and silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name on half-title page. 221 pgs. Clean unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, has light foxing to front and rear flaps. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. American West. 008515

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Henry Walton - 19th Century American Artist - December 9, 1968 - January 4, 1969, Ithaca College Museum of Art
96 Henry Walton - 19th Century American Artist - December 9, 1968 - January 4, 1969
Ithaca College Museum of Art
Ithaca, NY Ithaca College Museum of Art 1968 First Paperback Fine Henry Walton 
Catalog from the first major exhibit of Walton's works which opened at Ithaca College's Museum of Art on December 9, 1968. Very clean catalog with color illustrated cover (illustrated with Walton's "View of Addison") and a mylar cover bound over that (stapled binding). No fading, creasing or chipping. As new. 76 pages. An article about the show from the Ithaca Journal (Saturday, December 7, 1968) is laid in, along with a Geneological Chart showing the descendants of Cruger, the son of Henry Walton. No one knows what Henry Walton looked like, but, because of his artistry, we know a great deal about what Ithaca and many other area places looked like in the 1830's and 1840's before photography existed. 027611

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Charlie the Mole and Other Droll Souls, Jacobs, Howard
97 Charlie the Mole and Other Droll Souls
Jacobs, Howard
Gretna, LA Pelican Pub Co Inc 1973 0882890018 / 9780882890012 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Eldon Pletcher, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, signed by author, in original dustjacket. Clean bright orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Tiny bump with light wear at top board edge; very light bumping at top and bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with slight dust-speckling to outside page edges. Light yellowing to endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To James S. Augustes, Regards, Howard Jacobs 5-2-74. 152 pgs. with illustrations by Eldon Pletcher. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with faint soiling to rear panel, a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A bizarre cast of authentic New Orleans characters presented in a fascinating collection of folk heros. 018283

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Our American Wonderlands, James, George Wharton
98 Our American Wonderlands
James, George Wharton
Chicago A. C. McClurg 1920 Later printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Later printing of the first edition, first published in 1915, this copy published in 1920. Clean midnight blue cloth boards with small geyser and mountain backdrop decoration on cover, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Light surface wear to spine corners; no fraying. Binding is tight, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean, with small ownership indication ink-stamped at top text block edges; small return address label at top corner edge of front free endpaper. A few paper fragments remain from removal of an old book plate on front pastedown. Map-illustrated endpapers; illustrated with loads of magnificent sepia tone photographs of beautiful places throughout the U.S.A., including Lake Tahoe, Mesa Verde, Garden of the Gods, Mammoth Cave, Niagara Falls, Pikes Peak, Yosemite, and so much more. 028514

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99 Only One Heart: The Story of a Pioneer Nun in America
Jean, Sister Patricia
New York Doubleday & Co. 1963 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. P/O name on front free endpaper. Pages are clean. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has some chipping at spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Religion. 005644

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The Bloody Bozeman, Johnson, Dorothy M.
100 The Bloody Bozeman
Johnson, Dorothy M.
New York McGraw Hill 1971 Later printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 366 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. No statement of edition. Dustjacket is clean except for small page number written on front inside flap, not price clipped (9.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 016863

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