Category: History: U.S. & North America


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A Confession of Faith, Owned and Consented to by the Elders and Messengers of the Churches in the Colony of Connecticut, in New England; Assembled by Delegation at Saybrook, September 9th, 1708

By: Unknown

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hardford, CT, P.B. Gleason & Co., 1838

xii + 126 pp + errata slip. The 1838 reprint of the 1810 edition, from the original 1710 edition, with an affirmation by the Church that the current edition is an accurate copy. Brown basketweave embossed cloth is faded around the edges, spine label is gone, corners bumped. Interior endpapers are oxidized with some small old marks, first 2 blanks have small chip at bottom edge, last blank has a crosswise tear above where the errata slip is laid in, a very occasional li... View more info

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A People Highly Favoured of God. The Nova Scotia Yankees and the American Revolution

By: Stewart, Gordon; Rawlyk, George

Price: $21.97

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada, 1972

Edition: First Edition

xiii + 219 pp. Index, notes. Frontis map. Pale green paper dust jacket has some small chipping around the edges, sunning, small splotch on spine, flaps intact. Book itself is clean and nice, interior has neat owner inscript on first free endpaper, otherwise crisp and good. Nice. copy. Explores the difference between the Yankees who went to Nova Scotia before the Revolution and the US Yankees and why the former did not revolt. With special emphasis on the influence of H... View more info

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Adjustment and assimilation of Slovenian refugees

By: Gobetz, Giles Edward

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Arno Press, 1980

+ (18) 203 pages + (3) contains tables and bibliography, dark blue cloth cover with gold lettering, minor wear to head and tail, ex-library with usual markings including pocket, otherwise pages clear and unmarked; American ethnic groups; Ex-Library; 203 pages View more info

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Alexander Begg's Red River Journal and Other Papers Relative to the Red River Resistance of 1869-1870 The Publications of the Champlain Society XXXIV

By: Morton, W.L, Editor

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Champlain Society, 1956

Edition: Limited Edition

xxii, folding map,636, xvi. Index. Frontis plate of Alexander Begg and 4 more plates. Limited edition of 500, this is no. 85. Red cloth with gilt to spine shows minor normal wear, faint small spot to back cover, spine a little faded. Top edge gilt, fore-edges rough cut, many pages never separated. Bookplate of Sir Ellsworth Flavelle, cracking at half title, but otherwise clean and nice. ; Publications of the Champlain Society; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 636 pages View more info

Alexander's Bridge

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $51.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin, 1912

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

174 pps. Signed by previous owner in pencil on front fly page. Faded lilac boards. Book in fair condition, clean with one pen mark on inside front cover. Hinges cracked. Exterior very worn and faded, corners bumped. Spine very worn.; 8vo View more info

America's War on Terrorism. The REvivial of the Nation-State Versus Universal Human Rights

By: Christie, Kenneth

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Lewiston, New York, Edwin Mellen Press, 2008

iii + 274 pp. Bibliography, index. Preface by Amitav Acharya. Turquoise green cloth with pictorial illustration of a hut and a sign for Guantanamo Bay. Covers just a bit rubbed at extremities. Interior has a slight ripple at top edge of the first few pages, otherwise clean and tight.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

An Address Delivered at the Celebration By the New York Historical Society, May 20, 1863, of the Two Hundredth Birth Day of William Bradford, Who Introduced the Art of Printing into the Middle Colonies of British America

By: Wallace, John William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Albany, J. Munsell, 1863

Edition: First Edition

114 pp. Portrait of Bradford at frontis, 10 plates (including small one of Franklin), rubricated title and introduction page, original wraps appear to be laid down as endpapers for this bound copy (which is marked in pencil "1st printing"), advertisement end pages and first fly quite browned and heavily chipped, frontis portrait detached, some light damp marks at fore edge throughout, otherwise unmarked.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Between Empire and Alliance: America and Europe During the Cold War

By: Trachtenberg, Marc, Editor

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Lanham, Maryland, Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, 2003

ix + 209 pp. Index. Smooth black cloth with bright gilt to spine is clean and unmarked. Sticker marks to first fly, otherwise clean and unmarked.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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British Policy and Canada, 1774-1791 A Study in Eighteenth Century Trade Policy

By: Graham, Gerald Sandford

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Westport CT, Greenwood Press, 1974

X, 161 pp. Dark blue cloth boards with gold gilt lettering on spine. Library stickers on front cover. Usual interior marks with pocket inside rear cover. Some pencil underlining throughout first half of the book. Otherwise in good condition. ; Ex-Library View more info

Britons in American Labor: A History of the Influence of the United Kimgdom Immigrants on American Labor, 1820-1914

By: Yearley, Clifton K. Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press, 1957

Edition: First Edition

332 pp + xi ads. Part of the Johns Hopkins Studies in Historical and Political Science, Series LXXV, Number 1, 1957. Light red paper covers are clean with a bit of a crease, spine sunned. Interior has signature of historian and writer Gerald N. Glob, otherwise clean and unmarked.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Broadway; The Grand Canyon of American Business

By: Introduction Gratke John E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Broadway Association, 1926

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

170 pp, index, frontis plate of Manhattan, illustrated with photographs of the contributors. Inscribed 6/11/1927 by contributor J.B. Vandever to his "adopted son" Norris Darrell, the executor of the estate of Judge Learned Hand. "Dedicated to the progress and Prosperity of Greater New York on the occasion of its Three Hundredth Anniversary 1626-1926." A collection of essays by various New York businessmen and power brokers on various aspects of Manha... View more info

Cabot to Cartier sources for a historical ethnography of northeastern North America, 1497-1550.

By: Hoffman, Bernard G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 1961

Xii + 287 pps. Blue and black DJ. DJ is worn with small tear on front, and several tears on the back. Black cloth boards. Ex-library with single library stamp on front fly page - otherwise in good condition, clean with no other marks. ; Ex-Library View more info

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Canada under British Rule 1760-1905

By: Bourinot, John G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Copp, Clark Company Limited, 1901

Xi + 346 pp. 2 appendices and index at rear. 3 fold out maps inside rear. Green cloth boards. Book is in fair condition, covers faded and marked, as well as rubbed along edges. Interior is mostly clean with no signficant marks. Very usable copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Celebration of the Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Adoption of the First Constitution of the State of Connecticut

By: Connecticut Historical Society and the Towns of Windsor, Hartford, and Wethersfield

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Hardford, CT, Connecticut Historical Society, 1889

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

98 pp. Tucked into the book is 4 page Order of Exercises for the celebration held at the First Church in Hartford, January 24th, 1889, a business card of J. Hammond Trumbull, President of the Connecticut Historical Society and a number of letters written to Frank B. Gay, who was then the Recording Secretary of the C.H.S., dated 1889 having to do C.H.S. Letters are from Joseph Hopkins Twichell, the Harvard Historical Society, J.W. Perry (State Rep.), John W. Stedman (V.P... View more info

Centennial History of Westtown Boarding School 1799-1899

By: DeWees, Watson W. And Sarah B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Sherman & Co., 1899

Edition: First Edition

204 pp. Illus bw plates. Published under the auspices of the Westtown Alumni Association. A book about one of the oldest Quaker schools in the U.S., in the heart of Quaker State, very nicely illustrated. Green ribbed cloth with bright gilt is clean, minimal wear at corners, interior clean and sturdy, inscribed by Elizabeth Cooper Moore, a Quaker, includes numerous clippings about the Westtown School (up to 1950) and a copy of a poem written by E.C.Moore on the occasi... View more info