Chapter 1: United States of America - History
found: 5 books

 
HAMILTON, ALEXANDER ; MADISON, JAMES ; JAY, JOHN ; ELDER, KAREN M (SELECTION MADE BY .)
The Federalist Papers : A Selection from the Original 85 Papers Published in 1787 and 1788
Westvaco Corporation. 1995, Limitedbrjg. Hardcover. 262 pages (complete). Unnumbered copy of an unspecified limited edition. In excellent condition. The book is housed in an illustrated board slip-case. This is sturdy and sound. It has some light wear and is marked and a little grubby. The book is fully bound in leather. There is a silken red bookmarker attached. Both of these are unblemished and elegant. Within, the contents are immaculate. A presentation plate is included. The pages are very clean and clear, very certain and confident, companionable and clubbable. As if new throughout. Most agreeable. fk. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: brjg
USD 32.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 | £UK 24.75 | JP¥ 3581]

 
HOOLE, WILLIAM STANLEY
Four Years in the Confederate Navy : The Career of Captain John Low of the Css Fingal, Florida, Alabama, Tuscaloosa, & Ajax
University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia. 1964, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 147 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Hoole on the frontispage: "For Frank and Edna Bradlow with thanks and good wishes . Wm Stanley Hoole Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 3/24/'64". An ex-libris plate on the front pastedown indicates previous ownership of this copy by the same Frank and Edna Bradlow, who were esteemed and much sought after Africana specialists and collectors. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dj is benign. It has some shelving wear about the edges, some light shelving rubbing. The boards are serene and healthy. The paper trims have light foxing. The contents are smart, neat, tidy, clean, clear, congenial, very certain. fk. Near Fine/Good. Signed.
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Book number: 17hn
USD 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 62.5 | £UK 54 | JP¥ 7834]

 
LEA, TOM ; MCCOMBS, HOLLAND (RESEARCH) ; FUGATE, FRANCIS, L (ANNOTATION)
The King Ranch - 2 Volumes - Maps and Drawings by the Author
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Toronto. 1957, First Edition. Hardcover. Two volumes complete. Tom Lea's epic history of the gigantic Texan ranch and the owning family, the Klebergs. The cloth covered boards are mild-mannered and healthy. They have light handling marks and storage wear. They are even yet steady and handsome. The contents are most pleasing. There are very, very occasional handling marks and some very mild evidence of usage. Otherwise, the contents are most gratifying and pleasing. They are clear, clear, pleasurable, companionable, steady, attractive, collectable. Please note that due to the combined weight of the books, should the books need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be made. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: cfut
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 66.75 | £UK 57.75 | JP¥ 8394]

 
LOSSING, BENSON J
Seventeen Hundred and Seventy-Six. Or the War of Independence; a History of the Anglo Americans, from the Period of the Union of the Colonies Against the French, to the Inauguration of Washington, the First President of the United States of America
Edward Walker, New York. 1852, 2nd Revised edition. Hardcover. 510 pages (complete). A genially elderly copy. Rebound completely in full leather. New paper end papers. Second edition of this most important history of the United States. Lossing's methods of historiography set the bar for all subsequent historians for searching out primary sources, for accuracy and veracity. The tissue separation sheets are neat and clean. The many illustrations are assured and engaging. The contents are foxed and aged throughout. However, the pages are clean, clear, congenial, companionable, confident, most agreeable and gratifying. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cdkz
USD 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 129 | £UK 111.75 | JP¥ 16228]

 
SIMPSON, CORNELL
The Death of James Forrestal
Western Islands Publishers, Boston, Los Angeles. 1966, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 193 pages (complete). A RARE first edition copy of this investigation into the 'suicide' of the first American Secretary of Defense, James Forrestal. Simpson's book, only the second on this 'unsolved mystery' of Forrestal's death, was the first to raise serious doubts about the official version (it was consequently widely ignored in the United States on publication). This copy is in decent condition. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj itself has some wear about the edges, some marks and scuffing. It is sure and assured. The boards are healthy and neat. The contents are in very good condition. They are tight, very clean and clear, confident, certain, controversial. fk. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 70hl
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 111.25 | £UK 96.25 | JP¥ 13990]

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