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Commemoration Ceremony in Honor of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the First Continental Congress in the United States House

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1975

Seller ID: 2899


93d Congress, 2nd Session, House Document No. 93-413; 8vo; 155 pp View more info

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The Long Gray Line

By: Atkinson, Rick

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7481


Traces the life and careers of three graduates of the West Point Military Academy class of 1966; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 592 pp View more info

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The Long Hunt: Death of the Buffalo East of the Mississippi

By: Belue, Ted Franklin

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books: 1996

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 7549


A well documented history of the extermination of the eastern buffalo herds, which were gone by the 1820's; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 237 pp View more info

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The Legend Of John Brown : A Biography and a History

By: Boyer, Richard O.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7347


Fascinating work that weaves the events and social forces surrounding the life of John Brown (1800-1859) , militant American abolitionist whose raid on the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, in 1859 made him a martyr to the antislavery cause and was instrumental in heightening sectional animosities that led to the American Civil War (1861–65); Small 4to 9" - 11" ; 627 pp View more info

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Right Reason

By: Buckley, William F. , Jr.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Co.: 1985

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 6521


Cross section of his essays, selected by Richard Brookhiser ; 8vo; 454 pp View more info

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Acheson The Secretary of State Who Created the American World.

By: Chace, James

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 4643


The first complete biography of Dean Acheson (1893-1971) , who served as Truman's Secretary of State from 1949-1953. ; 8vo; 511 pp View more info

This Reckless Breed of Men. The Trappers and Fur Traders of the Southwest.

By: Cleland, Robert Glass

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1963

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 4029


Well written treatise on trappers and traders of the American West; includes photographs & illustrations, bibliography & index.; 8vo; 361 + xx pp View more info

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Silent Coup: The Removal Of A President

By: Colodny, Len & Robert Gettlin

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1991

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 5130


A detailed investigation into the whole Watergate Affair (1972-1974) ; interesting reading; 8vo; 507 pp View more info

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University in the Forest : The Story of Drew University

By: Cunningham, John T.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Afton Pub. Co: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8060


History of the University since its founding as a Methodist Theological school in the woodlands near Madison, NJ to its present day status as a liberal arts ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pp View more info

Ordeal of Ambition: Jefferson, Hamilton, Burr.

By: Daniels, Jonathan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1970

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 3228


A new look at the early days of the United States and the role played by these three men.; 8vo; 446 pp View more info

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The Tennessee. Vol. II: the New River, Civil War to TVA

By: Davidson, Donald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart: 1948

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 7694


Illustrated by Theresa Sherrer Davidson; Rivers of America; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" ; 377 pp View more info

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The War That Was Never Fought.

By: Dawson, Will

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Princeton, Auerbach Publishers: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2878


Great Events in World History. The story of an incident in the Pacific Northwest in 1859 between the United States, Great Britian and the emerging nation of Canada.; Great Events in World History; 8vo; 118 pp View more info

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Conflict And Crisis. The Presidency of Harry S. Truman, 1945-1948

By: Donovan, Robert J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6211


Well written account; 8vo; 473 pp View more info

Our Lusty Forefathers.

By: Downey, Fairfax

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner: 1947

Seller ID: 4245


subtitled: Being Diverse Chronicles of the Fervors, Frolics, Fights, Festivities, and Failings of Our American Ancestors.; 8vo; 359 pp View more info

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Gilded City: Scandal and Sensation in Turn-Of-The-Century New York

By: Dunlop, M. H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7020


An examination of the dark side of the Gilded Age, includes bibliographical references and index ; 8vo; 296 pp View more info

An Outline History of the American Revolution.

By: Dupuy, R. Ernest & Trevor N. Dupuy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition (stated)

Seller ID: 4114


Overview of the principal military operations of the war (includes maps), a chronological compendium of the events, a discussion of the major forces,brief biographies of important personalities, and an extensive bibliography.; 8vo; 335 pp View more info

Cannibals All! or Slaves Without Masters.

By: Fitzhugh, George [edited by C. Vann Woodward]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Belknap Press: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4024


Important work in the history of abolitionism.; 8vo; 264 pp View more info

Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World After September 11

By: Friedman, Thomas L.

Price: $2.75

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2002

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 8124


DJ price-clipped; America's leading observer of the international scene on the minute-by-minute events of September 11th--before, during and after; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pp View more info

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Who Will Tell The People : The Betrayal of American Democracy

By: Greider, William

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1992

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 6505


A detailed look at American politics and the true power brokers in Washington and why the democratic process is failing; 8vo; 464 pp View more info

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American Business & Industry

By: Groner, Alex

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, American Heritage: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6226


Well done and profusely illustrated history of American business and industry from the 1600's through 1972 and the building of the World Trade towers. ; 4to; 384 pp View more info