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Kepelino's Traditions of Hawaii
Kepelino's Traditions of Hawaii
by Martha Warren Beckwith
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Honolulu: Bernice P. Bishop Museum, 1932. Softcover, 17.5 x 25.5 cm, 206pp. Bound in brown paper wrappers printed in black. Binding lightly worn with a few short tears at the extremities; text block age-toned and lightly edgeworn. Good condition. KB... (read more)

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Life of Tom Horn: Government Scout and Interpreter: Written by Himself, Together with His Letters and Statements by His Friends: A Vindication
Life of Tom Horn: Government Scout and Interpreter: Written by Himself, Together with His Letters and Statements by His Friends: A Vindication
by Tom Horn
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Denver: The Louthan Book Company, (1904). Softcover, 13 x 19 cm, 317pp. First edition. Bound in tan paper wrappers printed in orange and yellow. Binding rubbed with some loss to the lower fore-edge corner of the front wrapper. Spine panel pulling away... (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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John Parrott Consul 1811 1884 Selected Papers of a Western Pioneer
John Parrott Consul 1811 1884 Selected Papers of a Western Pioneer
by Barbara Donohoe Jostes
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San Francisco: Barbara Donohoe Jostes, 1972. Folio, 8.5 x 12" Full green cloth with facsimile signature to front board, map endpapers. "To Family and Friends" slip laid in. Light soiling to bottom edge of text block. Very Good condition. HOYT/kb... (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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The Longest Day: June 6, 1944 Signed Edition
The Longest Day: June 6, 1944 Signed Edition
by Cornelius Ryan
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959. Octavo, 16 x 23.5 cm, 350pp. First edition. Signed by the author, Cornelius Ryan, to Eleanor Roosevelt, with the following inscription: "For Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt / whose husband nearly led / the way to victory... (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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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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Report of the Commission to Locate the Site of the Frontier Forts of Pennsylvania
Report of the Commission to Locate the Site of the Frontier Forts of Pennsylvania
by Various
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[Harrisburg]: C M Busch, State Printer, 1896 2 volumes. Half red calf, marbled paper over boards, marbled endpapers. Spines ruled & decorated in gilt; all edges gilt. Illustrated throughout with color maps, many folding, & color drawings. Bindings... (read more)

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Travels in the Interior Parts of America; Communicating Discoveries Made in Exploring the Missouri, Red River, and Washita, by Captains Lewis and Clark, Doctor Sibley, and Mr. Dunbar...
Travels in the Interior Parts of America; Communicating Discoveries Made in Exploring the Missouri, Red River, and Washita, by Captains Lewis and Clark, Doctor Sibley, and Mr. Dunbar...
by Meriwether Lewis
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London: Printed for Richard Phillips by J.G.Barnard 1807. Octavo. Recent quarter blue calf with marbled paper over boards; gilt title to spine; new endpapers. 1-24; 17-116pp. Foxing throughout; 3 closed tear across leaf 23/24 from fore edge. One folding... (read more)

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The Photographic History Of The Civil War In Ten Volumes
The Photographic History Of The Civil War In Ten Volumes
by Frances Trevelyan Miller
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Norwalk: The Easton Press, (1995) Ten volumes. Full decorated green leather, all edges gilt. Moire endpapers, ribbon marker sewn in. Volume 3 bumped at the head of the rear board, with a slight indentation to the front board. Occasional rubbing to gilt... (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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Life of "Billy" Dixon: Plainsman, Scout and Pioneer
Life of "Billy" Dixon: Plainsman, Scout and Pioneer
by Olive K. Dixon
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Dallas: P. L. Turner, (1927). Octavo, 15 x 22.5 cm, 251pp. Revised edition. Green cloth over boards, spine stamped in gilt. Boards are rubbed with some water damage affecting the top portion of the rear board and the top edge of the text block near the... (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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Gastineau Channel Memories: Volume 1: 1880-1959, Volume 2: 1880-1967
Gastineau Channel Memories: Volume 1: 1880-1959, Volume 2: 1880-1967
by Pioneer Book Committee
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Juneau, AK: Pioneer Book Committee, 2004. 2 Volumes, 21.5 x 28 cm. Softcovers in pictorial paper wrappers. Wrappers and spines lightly rubbed and creased; light soiling to the text block edges; some minor dampstaining to the first several pages of Volume... (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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