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Image for Gloucester by Land and Sea The Story of a New England Seacoast Town

Gloucester by Land and Sea The Story of a New England Seacoast Town

By: Hawes, Charles Boardman

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1923

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13483

Condition: Very Good; Quarter gilt and black cloth with light blue boards, top edge lightly sunned; gilt top page edges with deckled fore and bottom edges; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


Lively line drawings and color frontispiece. ; Drawings; 8.50 X 6 X 1.50 inches; 226 pages View more info

New Bedford and American Whaling

By: Hegarty, Reginald B

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New Bedford, MA, By Author: 1960

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14390

Condition: Fair; Staple bound pictorial stiff paper cover, worn, torn and tape repaired cover; dog eared, but unmarked pages and illustrations; 76 pages.


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 76 pages View more info

The Fall of the Congo Arabs

By: Hinde, Sidney Langford

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Thomas Whittaker: 1897

Edition: First American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14366

Condition: Good; Green cloth hardcover with gilt titles, rubbed, bumped; front hinge repiared; frontispiece with tissue guard, foxing to title page; fold-out map intact; deckled page fore edges; usual ex-library markings.


Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 308 pages View more info

Image for Farthest North: the Quest for the North Pole

Farthest North: the Quest for the North Pole

By: Holland, Clive (editor)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graff: 1994

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 3165

ISBN: 0786701285

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Blue cloth hardcover with gilt titles; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; 305 pages plus maps.


'A few toes aren't much to give to achieve the pole' Robert Edwin Peary; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 305 pages View more info

Image for Ohio the Beautiful and Historic

Ohio the Beautiful and Historic

By: Hopkins, Charles Edwin

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Boston, L. C. Page & Co: 1931

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 4875

Condition: Very Good; Green cloth hardcover with red, green and gilt embossed decoration and gilt titles on spine and front board, spine crease and rubbed, tail frayed; endpapers illustrated, tanned; clean pages except for usual ex-library markings; tight binding; 2 color plates (frontispiece with tissue guard) , 48 duotone plates and map; scattered minor foxing; index; .


Beautifully illustrated history of the state of presidents. ; Ex-Library; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 454 pages View more info

Conquistadors in North America

By: Horgan, Paul

Price: $5.95

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1963

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14432

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Red hardcover with blue and gilt spine titles; DJ price clipped; illustrated end papers; clean pages; tight binding; index.


8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Transport for War 1942-1943

By: Hungerford, Edward

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, NY, E. P. Dutton: 1943

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13290

Condition: Very Good; Red cloth hardcover with black titles and decoration, spine sunned, color loss on covers; illustrated end papers; frontislpiece; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; tight binding; index.


Written in the midst of World War II, Hungerford describes the role of railroads in making certain that the troops are supplies with weapons and material. ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages View more info

The Nationalizing of Business 1878-1898

By: Ida M. Tarbell

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The MacMillan Company: 1936

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14534

Condition: Very Good; Navy cloth hardcover with gilt series titles on the front board and gilt spine titles, spine lightly sunned, scratches on rear board; frontispiece; illustrated end papers; clean pages; tight binding; maps, photos and reproductions; critical authories essay; index.


A History of American Life series editors, Arthur M. Schlesinger and Dixon Ryan Fox; This is Volume IX. ; A History of American Life Series; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 313 pages View more info

Image for A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty & Spanish Voyages of Discovery

A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty & Spanish Voyages of Discovery

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, NY, John R. Anderson & Co.:

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13343

Condition: Very Good; Dark green cloth hardcover with paper spine label, spine scuffed, not faded; clean unmarked pages, no bookplates; tight binding.


This is a single volume from a set published in the late nineteenth century by John R. Anderson & Co. It includes two of Irving's works; His satirical work, A History of New York (using the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker) & Spanish Voyages of Discovery. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307/228 pages View more info

Image for The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus, Vol. II & Woolfert's Roost and Miscellanies & a Tour of the Prairies

The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus, Vol. II & Woolfert's Roost and Miscellanies & a Tour of the Prairies

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, NY, John R. Anderson & Co.:

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13344

Condition: Very Good; Dark green cloth hardcover with paper spine label, spine scuffed, not faded; clean unmarked pages, no bookplates; tight binding.


This is a single volume from a set published in the late nineteenth century by John R. Anderson & Co. It includes three of Irving's works; Columbus Vol. II, Woolfert's Roost and Tour of Prairies. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238/157/137 pages View more info

Image for Bracebridge Hall, or the Humorists & the Alhambra

Bracebridge Hall, or the Humorists & the Alhambra

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, NY, John R. Anderson & Co.:

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13345

Condition: Very Good; Dark green cloth hardcover with paper spine label, spine scuffed, not faded; clean unmarked pages, no bookplates; tight binding.


This is a single volume from a set published in the late nineteenth century by John R. Anderson & Co. It includes two of Irving's works; Bracebridge Hall & The Alhambra. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 322/212 pages View more info

Image for Memoirs of the Long Island Historical Society Volume III the Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn

Memoirs of the Long Island Historical Society Volume III the Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn

By: Johnson, Henry P.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Long Island Historical Society: 1878

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13204

Condition: Very Good; Green hardcover with gilt titles, rubbed; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; one of the large fold-out maps has small, repairable tears; cracked hinges.


Former non-circulating book; pt I: The Campaign, 300 p. ; pt II: Documents, 209 p. ; 4 portraits; 6 maps, (2 of which are large fold-outs). ; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 509 pages View more info

Image for Vietnam: a History

Vietnam: a History

By: Karnow, Stanley

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11652

ISBN: 0670756040

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial trade paperback, spine sunned, clean pages; tight binding; companion to the PBS Television Series; index; 750 pages.


A companion to the PBS television series. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 750 pages View more info

Image for Between Worlds Interpreters, Guides, Ane Survivors

Between Worlds Interpreters, Guides, Ane Survivors

By: Karttunen, Frances

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 898

ISBN: 0813520304

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; Black cloth hardcover with white titles; clean pages; tight binding.


Dr. Kattunen's marvelous book describes the lives of 16 men and women who acted as guides and interpreters for explorers, missionaries and anthropologists; included are the stories of Dona Marina; Sacajawea, Sarah Winnemucca, Gaspar Antonio Chi, Guaman Poma de Ayala, Charles Eastman, Dona Luz JimTnez and Ishi. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 364 pages View more info

Nantucket's North Shore

By: Karttunen, Frances Ruley

Price: $20.95

Publisher: New Bedford, MA, Spinner Publications: 2014

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14288

ISBN: 0932027148

Condition: New; Ships from Nantucket; Pictorial paperback; brand new; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; index.


B&W Photographs; 10.40 X 7.90 X 0.60 inches; 132 pages View more info

Image for The Queens of England Abridged and Adapted from Strickland's "Queens of England"

The Queens of England Abridged and Adapted from Strickland's "Queens of England"

By: Kaufman, Rosalie

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Boston, Estes & Lauriat: 1883

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13792

Condition: Very Good; Brown embossed hardcover with black decoration and gilt titles, rubbed, spine head frayed; hinges repaired; marginalia; color and black and white illustrations


Kaufman consulted Strickland's book for the biographies through Queen Ann. ; Young Folks' History Series; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 497 pages View more info

Image for United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 81, August 1955, No. 8

United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 81, August 1955, No. 8

By: Kinney, Commander Sheldon H.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Menasha, WI, United States Naval Institute: 1955

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13172

Condition: Very Good; Stapled pictorial binding, shelf wear; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


Monthly publication, includes: The Surrender of Japan by Butow; Photographing the Surrender Aboard the USS Missouri by Kalish; The Unknown Darlan by Brooks; Have You Ever Lost a Man Overboard? By Carrison; Mobile Naval Support for Total War by Spring... ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 81, October 1955, No. 10

By: Kinney, Commander Sheldon H.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Menasha, WI, United States Naval Institute: 1955

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13173

Condition: Very Good; Stapled pictorial binding, shelf wear; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


Monthly publication, includes: Making Atomic Strategy by Alexander; Horatio Nelson by Lewis; International Law and the Future of Submarine Warfare by Kerr; Training in Saliling Vessels Carries On by Clark... ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Image for United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 81, November 1955, No. 11

United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 81, November 1955, No. 11

By: Kinney, Commander Sheldon H.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Menasha, WI, United States Naval Institute: 1955

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13174

Condition: Very Good; Stapled pictorial binding, shelf wear; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


Monthly publication, includes: The German Occupation of the Rhineland by Yeuell; USS Noa and the Fall of Nanking by Pineau; "School of the Boat" for the Nautilus by Axene; Cold War Between von Diederichs and Dewey in Manila Bay by Ellicott; The Birth of the American Navy by Dowdell... ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 82, January 1956, No. 1

By: Kinney, Commander Sheldon H.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Menasha, WI, United States Naval Institute: 1956

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13175

Condition: Very Good; Stapled pictorial binding, shelf wear; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


Monthly publication, includes: Nuclear Power and the Seaplane by Durgin; Thew Japanese Military Mission to Italy in 1941 by Fioravanzo; The Permanent Crisis of Soviet Communism by Luckenbach and Grossman; Bui Chu Means Valiant by Dooley; The Sinking of the Scharnhorst by Peter; The Ewing Mutiny by Emmons and Votaw; German Naval Literature of World War II by Lundeberg... ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info