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THE CAMBRIDGE MODERN HISTORY Volume 7 THE UNITED STATES

By: Acton, Lord

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge at the University Press: 1934

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: Y125

Condition: V.g.


x, 783pp. Unfaded green cloth, gilt. Almost fine. View more info

A SERMON Preached in the Essex Street Congregation BOSTON September 1, 1839 on the occasion of the death of Lucy Pierce Tappin and of her mother Mrs Sarah Tappan

By: Adams, Nehemiah

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Boston, USA, Perkins & Marvin: 1839

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: Q356

Condition: V.g.


23pp. Reverse of title-page notes *A few Copies of this Sermon have been printed , for the use of the relatives and immediate friends only. A very rare item of Boston history. Disbound sewn copy with dust and aging but complete and sound. View more info

ANNO REGNI GEORGII III AN ACT TO PROHIBIT ALL TRADE AND INTERCOURSE WITH THE COLONIES OF NEW HAMPSHIRE1776 [Prohibitory Act]

By: Americana]

Price: £7,500.00

Publisher: London, Charles Eyre and William Strahan: 1776

Edition: Original Issue First Printing

Seller ID: M1486

Condition: Fine


'PROHIBITORY ACT' 215-244pp; Cap.V 1776. AN IMPORTANT ACT IN THE STORY OF AMERICA AND THE REVOLUTION. A fine example with clean fresh paper, wide margins and a strong dark type impression. "It throws thirteen colonies out of the royal protection, levels all distinctions, and makes us independent in spite of our supplications and entreaties... It may be fortunate that the act of independency should come from the British Parliament rather than the American Congress&... View more info

FIRST IMPRESSIONS IN AMERICA

By: Ayscough, John,

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, John Long, Limited: 1921

Seller ID: C333

Condition: V.g.


1st ed., 318pp, frontis. portrait, octavo, orig. blue cloth, gilt, binding a little soiled otherwise v.g., lending library label at rear. A Catholic first visit to America after 1917. View more info

The Civil War in North Carolina

By: Barrett, John G.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press: 1975

Edition: re-issue

Seller ID: L670

ISBN: 0807808741

Condition: Fine


484pp, plates, 6 maps View more info

Sherman's March Through the Carolinas

By: Barrett, John G.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press Chapel Hill: 1973

Edition: 3rd edition

Seller ID: L1049

ISBN: 0807845663

Condition: Fine


viii, 325pp. Map end-papers. Orange cloth in fine condition View more info

The Return of Little Big Man

By: Berger, Thomas

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Harvill Press: 1999

Edition: 1st paperback edition

Seller ID: S433

ISBN: 1860466001

Condition: Fine


432pp. Pictorial card wrappers. View more info

STONEWALL JACKSON: Portrait of a Soldier

By: Bowers, John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1989

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: L490

Condition: fine


375pp, illustrated. [Morrow's book club edition] View more info

THE EXPLORERS OF NORTH AMERICA 1492-1806.

By: Brebner John Bartlet.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1964

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: BB970

Condition: Fine


vii, 431pp. Complete and unabridged. An account of early explorers travels in the wild and uncharted territory of the North American Continent, based on diaries, records and journals. Dust-jacket grubby View more info

Abraham Lincoln

By: Brogan, Denis William

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1974

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: CF166

ISBN: 0715608657

Condition: V.g.


143pp. Pictorial d.j. Page age-toned. No clipping or fading View more info

History of the United States Capitol.

By: Brown, Glenn

Price: £60.00

Publisher: New York, Da Capo Press: 1970

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: G273

Condition: Fine


255 pp, 136 full page plates. Unabridged in one volume, reduced format, of the 2-volume first edition published in Washington,D.C., in 1900 and 1903. A fine almost mint copy. View more info

HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES CAPITOL 2 vols in 1

By: Brown, Glenn

Price: £75.00

Publisher: New York, Da Capo Press: 1970

Edition: facimile reprint

Seller ID: R482

ISBN: 0306713721

Condition: Fine


113, v; xi, 114-255. 320 full page plates. Volume 34 in Da Capo's series Architecture and Decorative Art. Beautiful un-abridged facsimile edition bound in one volume with brown cloth binding. Gilt lettering. Originally published in 1901 and 1903 View more info

The Negro in the American Rebellion

By: Brown, William W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Citadel Press: 1971

Edition: 1st paperback Edition

Seller ID: L949

ISBN: 080650238X

Condition: Fine


First published in 1867. xvi, 389 pages, preface, notes. View more info

The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, Literature for the Year 1763

By: Burke, Edmund and, Dodsley, Robert

Price: £550.00

Publisher: London, R. & J. Dodsley, Pall Mall: 1763

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS119

Condition: Fine


Half-title, tile-page, Preface [ii], 307, [v contents]. Contemporary full calf with gitl year date to the spine. Armorial bookplate of the Spencer family ' Dieu Defend Le Droit'.The 1763 volume. At the rear bound in are four folding plates of maps engraved by Thomas Kitchen dated 1763 including 'A New Map of The British Dominions in North America within the limits of the Governments annexed thereto by the Late Treaty of Peace and settled by Proclamation October 7th 176... View more info

The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Polotics, Literature for the Years 1772

By: Burke, Edmund and, Dodsley, Robert

Price: £135.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, J. Dodsley in Pall Mall: 1773

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS493

Condition: Fine


TWO PARTS BOUND IN ONE: 256pp The History of Europe; Chronicles; 246pp Characters ; Contents [x pp contents]. The Annual Register was an annual survey of the past year focusing on history, politics and literature from the British perspective. Original full calf binding with raised bands and 1772 to the spine in gilt. View more info

The American Experiment No. 1 : Vineyard of Liberty

By: Burns, James M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated: 1982

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: L510

ISBN: 0394505468

Condition: Fine


741 pages with maps, notes, index View more info

AN ACCOUNT OF THE SOCIETY FOR PROPAGATING THE GOSPEL IN FOREIGN PARTS

By: By United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel.]

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: London, Joseph Downing in Bartholomew Close Near West-Smithfield: 1706

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS414

Condition: V.g.


97pp. Engraved frontispiece with caption below 'Printed by Order of The Society John Chamberlayne,Secretary'. This engraving was used originally in a book in 1704 hence the removal of the inscription in the block beneath the society's coat of arms. The text includes an account of the settlements in New York, New England, Virginia; the experiences of missionaries; laboursamong the settlers and the Indian Tribes. Only 7 copies have appeared at auction since 1900. LACKING C... View more info

Samuel Adams's Revolution, 1765-1776: With the Assistance of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, George III, and the people of Boston

By: Canfield, Cass

Price: £25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., HarperCollins: 1976

Edition: 1st edition

Inscription: Inscribed, signed and dated by the author

Seller ID: Le321

ISBN: 0060106190

Condition: Fine


140pp. Illustrated d.j. 3 maps, 14 illustrations. Signed by the author and dedicated to Nina Bawden and her husband 1978 View more info

GEORGIA

By: Capps,Clifford Sheats and Burney,Eugenia.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Nashville., Thomas Nelson Inc.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BB714

ISBN: 0-8407-7112-6

Condition: V. G.


176pp,61 illustrations and a map.This is the history of Georgia, from the earlist settlers arriving over ten thousand years ago till it becomes part of the new United States of America. The dust-jacket is a little dusty, otherwise a fresh copy. View more info

THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS : Being Letters and Notes on Their Manners, Customs, and Conditions, Written During Eight Years’ Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America, 1832-1839

By: Catlin, George

Price: £2,350.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Grant: 1926

Edition: Original Grant Edition

Seller ID: TS221

Condition: Fine


Two volume set complete. 298pp; 303pp. 320 illustrations on 180 plates in colour, engraved from the original paintings. 3 maps inc. one folding. 26cms. Illustrated covers and spines in matching gilt and black decorations depicting two native Americans on horseback. A superb set in complete and fine condition. No wear, fading, inscriptions marks or bookplates. A trifle foxing to the front end-paper of volume one. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS. View more info