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HISTORY OF THE INSURRECTION IN CHINA: with Notices of the Christianity, Creed, and Proclamations of the Insurgents. MM. Callery, and Yvan. HISTORY OF THE INSURRECTION IN CHINA: with Notices of the Christianity, Creed, and Proclamations of the Insurgents.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1853. First U.S. edition. Translated from the French "with a supplementary chapter, narrating the most recent events" by John Oxenford. Dark (green?) cloth boards decoratively blind stamped on covers and with gilt lettering on spine. Tissue map--a facsimile of a Chinese map of the course of the insurrection--roughly detached but laid in. Ex-library copy with label on front cover and another front pastedown. Otherwise, good to very good with endpapers darkened due to binding glue and scattered foxing throughout.

[Book #52561]       Price: $100.00
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WOMAN ON THE AMERICAN FRONTIER. William W. Fowler. WOMAN ON THE AMERICAN FRONTIER.
Syracuse: Watson Gill, 1881. Later printing. The first was in 1876. A history of the heroism, adventures, captivities, trials, and noble lives and deaths of the "Pioneer Mothers of the Republic." 527 pages with numerous illustrated engravings. Original cloth with decorted gilt lettering showing minor wear and foxing but still very good.

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MIDNIGHT RISING. Tony Horwitz. MIDNIGHT RISING.
New York: Henry Holt, (2011). First edition. SIGNED by author. John Brown and the raid that sparked the Civil War. Fine in near fine dust jacket with minor bumps on top front corners.

[Book #54433]       Price: $75.00
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MARTIN'S HUNDRED. Ivor Noel Hume. MARTIN'S HUNDRED.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982. First edition. The history of the discovery of a 1619 "lost" British settlement in Virginia. The book is fine with poignant pictorial dust jacket.

[Book #47156]       Price: $60.00
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THE PAPERS OF ANDREW JOHNSON. Andrew Johnson, LeRoy P. Graf, Ralph W. Haskins. THE PAPERS OF ANDREW JOHNSON
Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1967-72. First edition. Three-volume set. Vol. 1, covering 1822 to 1851, is fine in very good dust jacket with several chips, tanning, light soiling, usual shelf wear. Vol. 2, covering 1852 to 1857, is fine in dust jacket with only a bit of rubbing and chips. Vol. 3, covering 1858 to 1860, is fine in near fine dust jacket with some sunning, a few chips, a bit of rubbing and one very tiny spot on the front edge. Interesting portraits of the aging President on the dust jackets.

[Book #47222]       Price: $250.00
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LINCOLN DAY BY DAY: A Chronology 1809-1865. Abraham Lincoln, Earl Schenck Miers, William E. Baringer. LINCOLN DAY BY DAY: A Chronology 1809-1865.
Washington: Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission, 1960. First edition. 3 volumes. Edited by Miers, Baringer, and C. Percy Powell. A chronology of Lincoln's day-to-day whereabouts and activities. Vol. I covering 1809-1848; vol. II, 1849-1860; and vol. III, 1861-1865; plus a comprehensive index. Volume one a little faded, still a near fine set. Presumed as issued, without dust jackets.

[Book #52343]       Price: $250.00
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WOMEN OF THE WAR; Their Heroism and Self-sacrifice. Frank Moore. WOMEN OF THE WAR; Their Heroism and Self-sacrifice.
Hartford, Conn. S. S. Scranton & Company, 1866. First edition. Illustrated with steel engravings. The untold stories of over stories of over 40 Civil War heroines, each with a portrait of the subject. About bery good with slight foxing to a few pages, closed tear to green cloth on top spine edge, and front free endpaper splitting at hinge.

[Book #53301]       Price: $75.00
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DIE OLYMPISCHEN SPIELE 1936. Olympics. DIE OLYMPISCHEN SPIELE 1936.
Berlin: Cigaretten-Bilderdienst, (1936). First edition. Two volumes. Text in German. Illustrated with printed illustrations in the text and also with tipped-in photographic "Cigarette Cards" (obtained by collecting coupons from cigarette packs), including several of Jesse Owens. Complete. Large quarto volumes in dark blue cloth boards, the books are both fine. Volume I: WINTER OLYMPICS lacking dust jacket; Volume II: SUMMER OLYMPICS in wrap-around illustrated jacket with corners and spine ends chipped, including one large chip from bottom front corner.

[Book #54509]       Price: $150.00
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THE LIFE OF REV. MICHAEL SCHLATTER: With a Full Account of his Travels and Labors among The Germans in Pennslvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia. Rev. Michael Schlatter, Rev. H. Harbaugh. THE LIFE OF REV. MICHAEL SCHLATTER: With a Full Account of his Travels and Labors among The Germans in Pennslvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia.
Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1857. First edition. Howes H-178. Including his services as Chaplain in the French and Indian War, and in the War of the Revolution. 1716 to 1790. Frontispiece of author's home with tissue. About very good in decorative dark brown boards with gilt lettering on spine, rear cover has small soiled marks, beginnings of fraying on lower spine end, previous owner's name twice, on free endpaper (top corner chipped), and again on front free page, light shallow damp stain along bottom edge of first 30 pages, and two Christmas stamps dated 1908 on Contents page.

[Book #52586]       Price: $125.00
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THE NEGRO IN THE RECONSTRUCTION OF VIRGINIA. Alrutheus Ambush Taylor. THE NEGRO IN THE RECONSTRUCTION OF VIRGINIA.
Washington, D. C. The Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, (1926). First edition. Foreword by Carter G. Woodson, founder of the Association. Taylor's second of three monographs on reconstruction: the first focused on South Carolina, and the third on Tennessee. Spine lettering dulled, page edges lightly foxed, name on front endpaper, small stain at hinge on the back endpaper, otherwise very good, lacking dust jacket, if issued in one.

[Book #50454]       Price: $100.00
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THE IRISH RACE: in the Past and Present. Rev. Aug. J. Thebaud. THE IRISH RACE: in the Past and Present.
New York: P. J. Kenedy, Excelsior Catholic Publishing House, 1883. Early edition. Green cloth boards lettered and decorated in black and gilt on front and spine; all edges gilt. Four-page list of publisher's offerings tipped in at back. Recased with original cloth laid down and new endpapers added. Previous owner's name, brief inscription and two-inch closed tear, repaired with archival tape, on first blank page. Altogether very good.

[Book #52986]       Price: $100.00
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THE MARCH OF FOLLY: From Troy to Vietnam. Barbara W. Tuchman. THE MARCH OF FOLLY: From Troy to Vietnam.
New York: Knopf, 1984. First edition. SIGNED by author on tipped-in page. Her insightful views on historic regimes isolate and reveal the fundamental cause of government folly: the impotence of reason in the face of greed, selfish ambition and moral cowardice. (Sound familiar?) Fine in price-clipped but otherwise fine dust jacket.

[Book #54487]       Price: $125.00
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THE MASSACRE OF ST. BARTHOLOMEW: Preceded by a History of the Religious Wars in the Reign of Charles IX. Henry White. THE MASSACRE OF ST. BARTHOLOMEW: Preceded by a History of the Religious Wars in the Reign of Charles IX.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1868. First edition. Frontis drawing and two portraits. Very good in green cloth beveled boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine still bright. Spine ends a little frayed, bookplate on front pastedown, another name in pencil on free endpaper, rear hinge cracked but tight.

[Book #52540]       Price: $100.00
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OUR NEW POSSESSIONS: Four Books In One. Trumbull White. OUR NEW POSSESSIONS: Four Books In One.
Chicago: Monarch Book Company, (1898). First edition. Four books include: The Philippine Islands, Puerto Rico, Cuba and The Hawaiian Islands. Numerous illustrations. Corners a little worn and spine ends frayed on edges, but still about very good.

[Book #52468]       Price: $100.00
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OUR HARFORD HERITAGE: A History of Harford County, Maryland. C. Milton Wright. OUR HARFORD HERITAGE: A History of Harford County, Maryland.
No place: No publisher, (1967). First edition. SIGNED by author and dated 1968 on front endpaper. Near fine in blue cloth with gilt stamped front and spine. Rear dust jacket flap laid in but lacking the rest of the jacket.

[Book #52501]       Price: $100.00
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