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Back-Trailing on the Old Frontiers
Back-Trailing on the Old Frontiers
by William W. Cheely and H. Percy Raban and Charles M. Russell
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Great Falls, MT: Cheely-Raban Syndicate, 1922. Quarto, 18.5 x 27.5 cm. 56pp. Staple-bound book in printed paper wrappers. Inscribed and signed on the title page by H. Percy Raban. Illustrations in black & white by Charles M. Russell. Wraps chipped and... (read more)

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Hesperothen: Notes from the West: A Record of a Ramble in the United States and Canada in the Spring and Summer of 1881
Hesperothen: Notes from the West: A Record of a Ramble in the United States and Canada in the Spring and Summer of 1881
by W. H. Russell
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London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1882. Octavo, 18.5 x 13 cm. ix 240 iv 218 pp. Two volumes in one. Red cloth stamped in gilt and black. Rubbing to edges; fraying to head and foot of spine. Front hinge cracked. Book cocked. Good condition.... (read more)

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Breaks of the Balcones: A Regional History Signed 1st Edition
Breaks of the Balcones: A Regional History Signed 1st Edition
by Allan A. Stovall
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Barksdale, TX: Allan A. Stovall, (1967). Octavo, 13 x 19.5 cm. xvi 365 pp. First edition, signed by the author on the half-title. Publisher's full navy cloth-covered boards; front board and spine stamped in green. Boards lightly edgeworn. Corners bumped.... (read more)

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The Taking of America 1-2-3
The Taking of America 1-2-3
by Richard E. Sprague
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[No place]: (Richard E. Sprague, 1976). Softcover, 13.5 x 20 cm, 236pp. Revised second edition. Printing error on page 16; a corrected version of page 16 inserted. Light wear to the wrappers and text block edges; wrappers toned and sunned. Good condition.... (read more)

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Histoire des Etats-Unis d'Amerique, 2 Volumes
Histoire des Etats-Unis d'Amerique, 2 Volumes
by John Bristed
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Paris: Les Principaux Libraires 1832. 2 volumes. Contemporary half calf marbled paper over boards. All edges marbled. Text in French. Boards very worn especially at bottom. Leather corners worn away. Some offset and foxing to text. Good condition. First... (read more)

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Ex-Convict: How to Pull Time and Parole
Ex-Convict: How to Pull Time and Parole
by David Allan Coe
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[No place]: David Allan Coe, 1982. Softcover in pictorial paper wrapper, 13.5 x 21.5 Wrapper lightly rubbed, soiled, and edgeworn with a glass-ring stain on the front panel. Good condition. MP... (read more)

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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet It
The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet It
by Hinton Rowan Helper
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New York: Burdick Brothers, 1857. Octavo, 13 x 19.5 cm, 420pp. Fourth Thousand. Original brown cloth decorated in blind, spine stamped in gilt. Binding rubbed and worn, particularly at the corners and spine ends; minor soiling to the rear board. Heavy... (read more)

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Representative Men of Massachusetts 1890
Representative Men of Massachusetts 1890
by William F Moore
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Everett MA: Massachusetts Publishing Co 1898. Bound in full leather with gilt title & illustration on front board blind stamped border pattern gilt title on spine blind stamped ruling & fleurs raised bands all edge gilt with numerous plates of the... (read more)

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Reaping for Another: A Realistic Page in Life 1st Edition
Reaping for Another: A Realistic Page in Life 1st Edition
by Horace Wadingham Calhoun
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Toledo: Hines Publishing Company, 1904. Duodecimo, 19 x 13 cm. 109 pp. First edition stated. Publisher's green cloth-covered boards. Front board stamped in black. Boards rubbed and soiled. Corners bumped. Occasional soiling to textblock. Marginal closed... (read more)

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Profiles in Courage
Profiles in Courage
by John F. Kennedy
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Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, (1992). Octavo, 14.5 x 22.5 cm. xix 266 pp. Full navy leather decorated in gilt; all edges gilt; blue moire endpapers; ribbon marker sewn in. Fore-edge rubbed with some loss to gilt. Dampstain to front pastedown; textblock... (read more)

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History of Pike and Dubois Counties, Indiana
History of Pike and Dubois Counties, Indiana
by Goodspeed Bros. & Co. Publishers
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Chicago: Goodspeed Bros. & Co., 1885. Octavo, 22.5 x 14.5 cm. 786 pp. Morocco leather over boards. Spine stamped and decorated in gilt. Raised bands. Recent endpapers. Boards rubbed, bumped, and soiled. Textblock edges soiled. Several pages and plates... (read more)

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Two Flightpaths: Evidence of Conspiracy
Two Flightpaths: Evidence of Conspiracy
by R. B. Cutler
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Manchester, MA: R. B. Cutler, 1971. Comb binding, 22 x 28 cm, 81pp. Limited first edition, #431 of 500 copies, inscribed and signed by the author on the copyright page. Light wear to the edges; wrappers lightly worn and faded with a couple of small spot... (read more)

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Narrative of a Journey Across the Rocky Mountains to the Columbia River and a Visit to the Sandwich Islands, Chili, &c. with a Scientific Appendix
Narrative of a Journey Across the Rocky Mountains to the Columbia River and a Visit to the Sandwich Islands, Chili, &c. with a Scientific Appendix
by John K. Townsend
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Philadelphia: Henry Perkins, 1839 8vo., viii, 352pp. Rebound in full modern green cloth. Cloth rubbed, lightly soiled, spine bumped at head & tail. Text is soiled & foxed. Dampstaining to entire text, affecting top 2 inches. Good Only Condition. DJM/kb... (read more)

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Harvey and Lee 1998: Text and Documents from the John Armstrong Lancer Conference Presentation
Harvey and Lee 1998: Text and Documents from the John Armstrong Lancer Conference Presentation
by Jerry Robertson
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(Lafayette, IN: Jerry Robertson, 1999). Binder with clips and plastic covers, 22.5 x 29 cm. Revised edition. Binding rubbed and worn, particularly at extremities. Good condition. GK... (read more)

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Around the World with General Grant: A Narrative of the Visit of General U. S. Grant, Ex-President of the United States, to Various Countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa in 1877, 1878, 1879, 2 Volumes
Around the World with General Grant: A Narrative of the Visit of General U. S. Grant, Ex-President of the United States, to Various Countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa in 1877, 1878, 1879, 2 Volumes
by John Russell Young
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New York: The American News Company, (1879) Two volumes. Large 8vo., xii, 631; svi, 631pp. Half leather, marbled paper over boards, all edges marbled. Frontis to volume 1, folding map to volume 2. Illustrated throughout. Bindings rubbed and worn, with... (read more)

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History of Shiawassee and Clinton Counties, Michigan, With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Their Prominent Men and Pioneers
History of Shiawassee and Clinton Counties, Michigan, With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Their Prominent Men and Pioneers
by D. W. Ensign & Co.
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Philadelphia: D. W. Ensign & Co., 1880. Quarto, 23 x 30 cm, 540pp. Original brown cloth over boards with beveled edges and leather spine, lettered and decorated in gilt and blind; all edges gilt. Boards are rubbed and worn, especially at the edges... (read more)

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Beverly Hills: The Anatomy of a Nightclub Fire
Beverly Hills: The Anatomy of a Nightclub Fire
by Robert G. Lawson
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Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, (1984). 8vo, 21.5 x 14 cm. xii 304pp. Full red cloth-covered boards; spine stamped in gilt. Illustrated in black & white. In a pictorial dustjacket. Dustjacket a little edgeworn with several short closed tears to front... (read more)

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Harvey and Lee 1997: The John Armstrong Research: Evidence and Documents that Support the John Armstrong Findings That There Were More Than One Lee Harvey Oswald, 2 Volumes
Harvey and Lee 1997: The John Armstrong Research: Evidence and Documents that Support the John Armstrong Findings That There Were More Than One Lee Harvey Oswald, 2 Volumes
by Jerry Robertson
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(Lafayette, IN: Jerry Robertson, 1998). 2 volumes in binders with clips and plastic covers, 23 x 29 cm. Revised edition. Bindings rubbed and worn, particularly at extremities. Good condition. GK... (read more)

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The Professional: Lyndon B. Johnson Signed Edition
The Professional: Lyndon B. Johnson Signed Edition
by William S. White
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., (1964). Octavo, 14.5 x 21.5 cm, 273pp. Fourth printing, with a secretarial signature for Lyndon B. Johnson on the half-title page; inscribed to Alfred E. Alquist, a member of the California State Assembly from 1962-66 and a... (read more)

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Berryman's Autograph Books 2 Volumes
Berryman's Autograph Books 2 Volumes
by Clifford K. Berryman
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No place [Norwalk]: No publisher [Easton Press], no date. 2 volumes. Oblong octavo, 19.5 x 12 cm. Unpaginated. Original black leather stamped in gilt. Each volume stored inside a paper sleeve, and both volumes housed together in a leather-covered... (read more)

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