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American History Illustrated, Volumes I - V, [with] Five Year Cumulative Index (Six Volumes total)

By: N/A

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Gettysburg, PA, Historical Times Inc.: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 673

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Five volumes, each containing the ten annual issues of American History Illustrated, plus cumulative index, all bound in publishers brown leather-like covers, with gold lettering. Scattered very light rubbing and a few very light smudges, though overall a bright, tight, and very clean set. View more info

The Old West (26 Volume Complete Set plus Master Index)

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Time-Life Books:

Seller ID: 741

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Copyright 1973-1979. Pictorial Covers. Master Index, soft cover. Light general wear. Some volumes show signs of reading. Some volumes have yellowing at block edges. All volumes complete. View more info

The Congressional Globe: Containing the Debates and Proceedings of the Second Session of the Thirty-seventh Congress.

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, The Congressional Globe: 1862

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 865

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Contains The Congressional Globe from Dec. 6, 1861 to Feb. 26, 1862. Indexed. Ex Library with light markings (stamp at top and bottom of block and on first page of index) Quarter leather bound with marbled boards. Heavy wear to covers, spine has been repaired with clear packaging tape as have inside hinges. Corners, edges, and spine ends show heavy wear and are rubbed through to the boards in places. Text is yellowed with foxing and slight brittling but remains readable ... View more info

Argenta... The Silver City [Argenta, Illinois 1873-1973]

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 1116

Condition: Very Good-


N/D (ca. 1973); 156 pages, plus ads; General light wear, though overall tight and clean. View more info

A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Prepared Under the Direction of the Joint Committee on Printing, of the House and Senate...

By: N/A

Price: $275.00

Publisher: New York, Bureau of National Literature: 1897

Seller ID: 1459

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Later printing, includes correspondences to Woodrow Wilson (1917). Bound in full buckram cloth. All volumes have very light general wear. Books appear unread. View more info

Stouffer's Railroad Map of Kansas

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Topeka, Kansas, J. W. Stouffer:

Seller ID: 1470

Condition: Good+


N/D Ca. 1915-18. Paper on cloth fold out map. Minimal wear, no tearing. Kansas City Northwestern Railroad underlined in bottom left corner and "out of business" written next to it in pencil. Soft buckram cloth cover shows moderate wear. Verso of front cover stamped with former owner's name. View more info

William Jackson Indian Scout

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1825

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine ends curled. Slight wear to cover edges and corners. Binding sound. Light moisture staining scattered throughout text along top edge of block. Bookseller ticket from The Emporium Book Store in San Francisco affixed to rear paste down. View more info

Handbook of the United States of America and Guide to Emigration Giving the Latest and Most Complete Statistics of the Government, Army, Navy, Diplomatic Relations, Finance, Revenue, Tariff, Land Sales, Homestead and Naturalization Laws...

By: Brockett, L. P. (compiler)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Gaylord Watson: 1880

Seller ID: 1091

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Covers show moderate edge wear with bumped corners and fraying spine ends. Hinges tight, binding slightly loose. Text shows reading wear including smudges and page creases. Foxing is also visible on a few pages. View more info

Embracing the World: The University of Miami from Cardboard College to International and Global Acclaim

By: Butler, William R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Buddenbrooks: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1114

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Signed in name only on title page. Half page inscription by the author on blank verso of half title page that reads in full: "To ____ and ____ ____ ______ / With wonderful memories / of our years together in the / National Vice Presidents' Group. / And, with much thanks to ____ / for his comments in my book / regarding the tragedy of / Kent State University on May 4, 1970. / With everlasting friendship / and appreciation/ Bill Butler / 10-1-08." Book shows slig... View more info

Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri (6 volumes)

By: Conrad, Howard L. (editor)

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, The Southern History Company: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1494

Condition: Very Good


All volumes quarter bound in dark brown leather with blue buckram cloth. Leather has begun to deteriorate on all six volumes and as such shows wear marks, has weakened external hinges, and will show wear from even careful handling. Text remains clean in all volumes. Extra shipping required. View more info

A Tour of St. Louis; or, the Inside Life of a Great City

By: Dacus, J. A. & James W. Buel

Price: $75.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Western Publishing Company, Jones & Griffin: 1878

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 677

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Gilt and blind stamped brown cloth covers show a little rubbing along edges and light wear at corners; Lettering on covers remains bright; Front hinge (internal) is cracked, though volume remains tight; End leaves with light smudges, though volume is otherwise very clean. View more info

The Pictorial History Of The United States Of America, From The Discovery By The Northmen In The Tenth Century To The Present Time; Four Volumes In One

By: Frost, John

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hartford, Case, Tiffany and Burnham: 1848

Seller ID: 1345

Condition: Fair


Covers show heavy edge wear. Front and back covers held only by webbing. 1-2" of loss to bottom spine end. Binding remains tight. Scattered foxing throughout. A great reading copy but would also look great rebound. View more info

Arizona as it is or The coming country. Comp. from notes of travel during the years 1874 1875 and 1876

By: Hodge, Hiram C

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Hurd and Houghton: 1877

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 929

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Ex Library with usual markings. Spine covered with binder's tape. Board covers show moderate wear at edges with some surface wear. Corners rounded. Hinges held with binder's tape. Binding tight. Pages brittle with some page chipping. Text yellowed with light scattered foxing. View more info

Voyage of the U. S. Exploring Squadron...

By: Jenkins, John S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Auburn, Alden, Beardsley & Co: 1852

Seller ID: 680

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Quarter bound in leather with buckram. Covers almost detached, rounded corners and chipping at spine ends. Spine cover also shows some surface wear and color loss though gilt title remains clear. Scattered foxing throughout text. View more info

Lester's History of the United States, Illustrated in Its Five Great Periods: Colonization, Consolidation, Development, Achievement, & Advancement (2 Volumes)

By: Lester, C. Edwards

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, P.F. Collier: 1883

Seller ID: 1313

Condition: Fair


Decorative green cloth with extensive gilt decoration. Covers on both volumes show moderate edge wear. Vol. 2 has heavier fading to front cover. Top spine end on vol. 1 is frayed. Corners on both books bumped. Both hinges of vol. 1 are broken though still attached by webbing. Vol. 2 has cracking to back hinge. Blocks remain tight in both volumes. Front end paper, frontis illustrations and title page of vol. 1 are loose from text and laid in. View more info

Government In Missouri, Local, State, And National

By: Loeb, Isidor

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Co.: 1913

Seller ID: 1271

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Front cover shows a band of fading along top edge. Covers show light general wear otherwise with light to moderate soiling. Ffep and blank pages at front show foxing from pined in newsprint. These pages also have small pen holes and rust marks from (now removed) pins. Text and binding remain tight. View more info

The Pitchfork Land and Cattle Company: The Frist Century

By: Murrah, David J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Press: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 358

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Long inscription on FFEP. Page edges yellowed. DJ has moderate scattered creases, rubbing, and spotting. View more info

A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897, complete in 10 volumes.

By: Richardson, James D.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Published by Authority of Congress: 1900

Seller ID: 546

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


3/4 leather bound with marbled board covers and end papers. Light general wear to all volumes with heaver (light to moderate) spine wear and fading. Includes unpasted book plate reading, "Special allotment for Nemaha County Kansas This copy No. 16 subscribed for by Samuel Murdock. All volumes appear unread View more info

History of the United States from Aboriginal Times to Taft's Administration. (Complete in 4 volumes)

By: Ridpath, John Clark

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, The Review of Reviews Co.: 1911

Seller ID: 1832

Condition: Very Good


3/4 bound in leather with marbled paper covered boards and leather corner covers. All maps present. Bindings tight. Spines sunned and light wear at spine ends on all 4 volumes. Extra shipping may be required. View more info

The Making of America: The Substance and Meaning of the Constitution

By: Skousen, W. Cleon

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Malta, Idaho, U.S.A., Natl Center for Constitutional: 1986

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 682

ISBN: 0880800178

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Inscription on FFEP reads, " November 3, 1987 To R__ G__ F__ With warm personal regards! Sincerely W. Cleon Skousen" Covers show light to moderate surface wear. Slight stain on top of block. Text remains clean and tight.; Signed by Author(s) View more info