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America: An Affirmation of Faith - A Volume of Patriotic Expressions
Np: Westvaco Corporation, 1984. 1st. hardcover. ISBN: 9781570621604. Illustrated. 8vo, 286 pp, Foreword by John C. Callihan; designed by Karen M. Bloom. Fine copy in slipcase .
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A Brief History Of Old Deerfield, Including a Description of Places open to the Public, as Well as Miscellaneous Information ...
Old Deerfield, MA: Friends Historic Deerfield, 1972. 1st. softcover. Illus. with photos. 8vo, 32 pp, Photographs by Samuel Chamberlain. Nearly fine copy .
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Centennial Album, 1776-1876
Boston: Comstock & Cline, 1876. 1st. hardcover. Well-illustrated. Oblong 8vo, unpag, This album of the Centennial Internation Exhibition, held in Philadelphia in 1876, consists of a brief five-page text, eight chromolithograhs and a colored fold-out map bound-in at the rear depicting the Centennial Grounds and vicinity, printed by Thomas Hunter of Philadelphia and dated 1875. Very good copy in the original decorated cloth .
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Book number: BOOKS038502I
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Memorial Addresses and Other Tributes in the Congress of the United States on the Life and Contributions of Kenneth B. Keating
Washington: U.S Gov't. Printing Office, 1973. 1st. hardcover. 8vo, 51 pp, Ninety-fourth Congress, First Session (Senate Document No. 94-74), Laid-in is a typed letter, signed by congressman Frank Horton on his congressional stationary to the mayor of Pittsford, NY. Horton took over the seat formerly occu[ied by Keating. There is also an ink stamp on the front free endpaper indicating that the book is "Compliments of Frank Horton, Representative to Congress, 34th District of New York.". Fine copy .
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Book number: BOOKS065777I
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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. No. 3 of Volume 1
Philadelphia: Historical Society of PA, 1877. journal. softcover. 8vo 126 pp. Includes "The Journal of William Black", "Occupation of New York City by the British, 1776", "Washington's Encampment on the Neshaminy", "The Massacre of Paoli", "Notes on the Iroquois and Delaware Indians", "The Wharton Family", "Welsh Emigration to Pennsylvania", etc.. Very good copy . Some chipping to fragile wrappers.
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(CHARLES FORRESTER, JR.)
Reminiscence of the New York Post Office (Spine Title)
New York: Harper & Brothers etc, 1871. 1st. 1/4 leather. Well-illustrated. 8vo, 400 pp, This volume consists of three bound peridicals, each of which contains an article on the Post Office. (1) Harper's New Monthly Magazine, October 1871: Postage Stamps and their Origin, (2) Scribner's Monthly, May 1878: The New York Post-Office by Edawrd Eggleston & (3) Appleton's Journal, September 1878: The New York Post-Office by Leander P. Richardson. The book bears the stamp of Charles Forrester, Jr, on the front free endpaper,apparently bound up for him as such; Forrester was the oldest post office employee in the country at the time of his death in 1886. Very good copy .
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Book number: BOOKS024133I
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(WAIT, T.B.)
State Papers and Publick Documents of the United States from the Accession of Thomas Jefferson to the Presidency (7 Volumes)
Boston: T.B. Wait & Sons, 1815. 1st. hardcover. 8vo, Includes the first seven volumes (of eight) of Wait's "State Papers and Publick Documents of the United States, from the Accession of Thomas Jefferson to the Presidency, Exhibiting a Complete View of Our Foreign Relations Since That Time," for the years from 1797 to 1811. The volume for the years 1801-6 is dated 1814 while all the others are dated 1815.. Very good copies in full leather .
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Book number: BOOKS056129I
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(PHILADELPHIA)
The Stranger's Guide in Philadelphia to All Buildings, Places of Amusement, Commercial Benevolent and Religious Institutions ...
Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1865. 1st. hardcover. Well-illustrated. Small 8vo 272 pp. Woodcut illustrations throughout. Very good copy in the original blue cloth . Missing the folding map which was tipped-in near the front of the book.
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(GETTYSBURG)
Views of Gettysburg Battlefield
Portland, ME: Leighton and Frey, nd (ca. 1890). 1st. hardcover. Profusely illustrated. 12mo 17 pp. Stain on rear board. Very good copy in the original decorated cloth . Bound accordian style with many illustrations "from photos made by Tipton, the Battlefield Photographer".
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Book number: BOOKS023971I
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(COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION)
World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago
1890. 1st. hardcover. Profusely illustrated. 8vo, 14 pp, With a total of 17 scenes illustrated on glossy card stock in an accordian-style binding, No publisher or location listed, date approximate. Very good copy in the original red cloth stamped in gold & black .
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ABBOTT, LAWRENCE F.
Impressions of Theodore Roosevelt
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1919. 1st. hardcover. Illus. with photos. Tall 8vo, 315 pp.. Nearly fine copy .
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ABBOTT, JOHN S.C
Life of John Paul Jones
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co, 1898. Later prt.. hardcover. Frontispiece. 8vo 359 pp. + ads. Nearly fine copy in the original cloth .
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ABBOTT, SHIRLEY
The National Museum of American History
New York: Abrams, 1981. 1st. hardcover. ISBN: 0810913631. Profusely illustrated. 4to, 495 pp.. Fine copy in fine dust jacket .
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ABERBACH, JOEL D. & MARK A. PETERSON (EDITORS)
The Executive Branch
New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. 1st. hardcover. ISBN: 9780195173932. 8vo, 590 pp, Institutions of American Democracy series.. Fine copy in fine dust jacket .
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ABRAMS, FLOYD
The Soul of the First Amendment
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 1st. hardcover. ISBN: 9780300190885. 8vo, 145 pp.. Fine copy in fine dust jacket .
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ABRAMS, FLOYD
Speaking Freely: Trials of the First Amendment
New York: Viking, 2005. 1st. hardcover. ISBN: 9780670033751. 8vo, 306 pp.. Fine copy in fine dust jacket .
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ABRAMSKY, SASHA
Hard Time Blues: How Politics Built a Prison Nation
New York: Thomas Dunne / St. Martin's, 2002. 2nd prt.. hardcover. ISBN: 9780312268114. 8vo, 284 pp.. Fine copy in fine dust jacket .
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ACHENBACH, JOEL
The Grand Idea: George Washington's Potomac and the Race to the West
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004. 1st. hardcover. ISBN: 9780684848570. Illustrated. 8vo, 367 pp.. Fine copy in fine dust jacket .
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ACHENBACH, JOEL
The Grand Idea: George Washington's Potomac and the Race to the West
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004. 1st. hardcover. ISBN: 9780684848570. Illustrated. 8vo, 367 pp.. Fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket .
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ACKERMAN, BRUCE
The Failure of the Founding Fathers: Jefferson, Marshall, and the Rise of Presidential Democracy
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2005. 1st. hardcover. 8vo 384 pp.. Fine copy in fine dust jacket .
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ADAMS, JAMES TRUSLOW
The Adams Family
Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1930. 2nd prt.. hardcover. Illustrated. 8vo, 364 pp.. Very good copy .
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ADAMS, MICHAEL C.C.
The Best War Ever: America and World War II
Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1994. 1st. hardcover. ISBN: 9780801846960. Illus. with photos. 8vo, 189 pp, The American Moment series.. Fine copy in fine dust jacket .
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ADAMS, HENRY
The Education of Henry Adams
New York: Library of America, 1990. 1st. softcover. ISBN: 9780679732327. 8vo, 502 pp, Introduction by Leon Wieseltier.. Fine copy .
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ADAMS, HENRY
The Education of Henry Adams
New York: Modern Library, 1931. Later prt.. hardcover. ISBN: 0394600762. 8vo, 517 pp, Introduction by James Truslow Adams, Pages are tanned due to the lower quality paper used in this edition.. Nearly fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket .
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