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Illinois State Historical Society, 1954. Paperback. Reprinted from the summer 1954 issue of the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society. Black and white illustrated side stapled paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Minor rubbing to exterior. Interior is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. 16 pages. PRES/022218. Near Fine.
Providence: Sidney S. Rider, 1877. Paperback. SCARCE. Very good in original blue paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Minor chipping and fading to edges. Text is bright. Laid-paper interior is clean but lightly yellowed with age. Paper is slightly brittle. 41 pages. In wraps. Americana. AME/9043. Very Good.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1902. Hardcover. Good + in maroon leather covered boards with gilt title to front board. Heavy wear to spine with 2 missing pieces from the lower half. Minor rubbing to boards. Front paste down and end pagehas been torn from front of book. Else is clean and bright iwth sample spine pasted to inside of rear board. American History. AME508301. Good +.
Lanham, MD: Taylor Trade Publishing, (2012). Hardcover. 8vo. Grey cloth covered boards with red title to spine. Pristine interior with several pages of illustrations. Red and black illustrated dust jacket with yellow and black title to front panel and to red spine panel. Index, 331 pages. General American History. AME/110112. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket.
Encinitas, CA: Heritage Media Corp. 1998. Hardcover. 2nd edition. 4to. Fine in near fine Illustrated dust jacket. Sunning to spine panel and edge of front panel of dust jacket. Amazing full-color and b&w photographic illustrations throughout; double column text format; index; 396 pp. American State History - California. CA1/11262. Fine in Near Fine DJ.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1976. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. SCARCE WITH THE DUST JACKET. 8vo. Maroon cloth backed, white paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor bumping to bottom corners of boards. Inscription to front free end page reads: "To Richard, Who will, I am certain, make it through midle age with less trouble that the old fellow on the cover is clearly experiencing." White illustrated dust jacket with blue title to front and spine panels. Minor creasing to spine of dust jacket. Index, 164 pages. American History. AME3/4042. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ.
New York: Norton, 1967. Hardcover. Very good in good+ red and white price clipped dust jacket with red title to front and spine panels. Wear to dust jacket includes Minor rubbing and creasing and top inch of spine missing. Interior is clean and bright. Includes illustrations. 496 pages. Crime. CRI1/3282. Very Good.
Charlottesville: For the Mariners Museum by the University Press of Virginia, (1976). First Edition. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Beige cloth covered boards with brown title to spine. Minor fading to spine panel, minor bumping to spine ends and corners and minor foxing to boards. Inside flap of dust jacket is pasted to front free end paper. Previous owner's address sticker to top corner of front paste down. Else is clean and bright. Index, 306 pages. MAR/081319. Very Good.
New York: The Committee of Arrangements. Van Winkle and Wiley, 1814. Paperback. An interesting oration which hails the French royalists and condemns Napoleon. This was published soon after Napoleon's abdication. Original wrappers missing. Signed by previous owner, Mason Williams Esq on title page. Browning to edges of most pages and minor foxing throughout. Text is bright. 23 pages. AME/081408. Very Good.
Nashville, TN: Rutledge Hill Press, (2005). Hardcover. 4to. Blue illustrated paper covered boards with white title to front board and black title to spine. Very slight yellowing to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright with illustrations and reproductions of original documents throughout. A very interesting book. 48 pages. American Revolutionary History. AMEREV/082112. Near Fine.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1872. Hardcover. Good in faded red cloth covered boards. Staining to boards and heavy wear to spine ends. Top corner of front free end page has been torn off. Also writing in pencil and ex-library stamps to front and rear end page. Rear free end page is missing. Rear hinge is detached from text block and front hinge is nearly detached from text block though text is tightly bound and exterior hinges are still strong. Hand painted flower to verso. Light damp stain and blue watercolor mark to title page. Tables throughout. Good candidate for rebinding. 124 pages. 8vo. American History. AME5/1252. Good.
Boston: De Wolfe, Fiske and Company, 1891. Paperback. 8vo. SCARCE. Grey side stappled paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Paper a bit brittle, there are three small chips to front wrapper edge (does not obscure any lettering). Small open tear and 3 small light spots of soiling to rear wrapper. Staples rusted. Damp stain to bottom inside corner of first and last few pages. Text is bright. Map to inside of rear wrapper. 40 pages. American History. AME108291. Very Good.