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AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW: A QUARTERLY.
1 AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW: A QUARTERLY.
New York. The MacMillan Company. First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
... THIS IS A COLLECTION OF 50 VOLUMES... This collection starts with Vol. 59, #1 (1953) to Vol. 64, #1 (1958), Vol. 66, #2 (1961) to Vol. 71, #4 (1966), Vol. 72, #2 (1967) to Vol. 73, #3 (1968)... "The American Historical Review is the official publication of the American Historical Association. The Association was founded in 1884 and chartered by Congress in 1889 to serve the interests of the entire discipline of history. Aligning with the Association's mission, the Review has been the journal of record for the historical profession in the United States since 1895- the only journal that brings together scholarship from every major field of historical study. The Review is unparalleled in its efforts to choose articles that are new in content and interpretation and that make a contribution to historical knowledge."... The weight is approx. 60 lbs and the shipping will be costed accordingly... From a former University Professor's collection... 006818 
Price: 250.00 USD
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AMERICAN HISTORY: CONTAINING: BELKNAP'S BIOGRAPHIES OF THE EARLY DISCOVERIES; ROBERTSONS'S HISTORY OF SOUTH AMERICA; GRAHAM'S HISTORY OF NORTH AMERICA, AND THE NORTH AMERICAN COLONIES; RAMSEY'S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, CONTINUED TO THE PRESENT TIME;
2 AMERICAN HISTORY: CONTAINING: BELKNAP'S BIOGRAPHIES OF THE EARLY DISCOVERIES; ROBERTSONS'S HISTORY OF SOUTH AMERICA; GRAHAM'S HISTORY OF NORTH AMERICA, AND THE NORTH AMERICAN COLONIES; RAMSEY'S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, CONTINUED TO THE PRESENT TIME;
New York. Leavitt and Allen. Hard Cover. Good + 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
..."THE HISTORY OF THREE JUDGES OF CHARLES I. WHO FLED TO AMERICA AND WERE CONCEALED IN MASSACHUSETTS AND CONNECTICUT FOR NEAR THIRTY YEARS; AND HUBBARD'S HISTORY OF THE INDIAN WARS IN NEW ENGLAND: GIVING TO THE READER A FULL VIEW OF THE HISTORY OF AMERICA, FROM THE EARLIEST DISCOVERY TO THE PRESENT DAY."... 430, 277pp... Red cloth boards, gilt lettering and embellishments on boards and spine, blue leather lable of title on spine, marbled textblock... Heavily illustrated with B/W engravings... Binding well worn... Spine cracked in middle of volume but holding tight... Additional shipping and handling charges will apply for weight of volume... 005459 
Price: 85.00 USD
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3 CALENDAR OF THE CORRESPONDENCE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE CONTINENTAL ARMY WITH THE OFFICERS, VOL. I JUNE 17, 1775 - OCTOBER 19, 1778.
Washington. Government Printing Office 1915 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good - 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
...vi, 802pp... Burgundy cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine... Frontispiece a facsimile of Washington's commission as General and Commander-In-Chief... Prepared from the original manuscripts in the Library of Congress by John C. Fitzpatrick... Untrimmed... Clean interior... VOLUME I ONLY... Heavy volume... 005512 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE CENTURY: CONTAINING SYNOPSIS OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS SINCE THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA; ILLUSTRATIONS AND DESCRIPTIONS OF THE GREAT CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION AT PHILADELPHIA...1776-1876
New York & Boston. United States Central Publishing Co. 1878 Hard Cover Good + 8vo 
...[516 pgs.]...ORIGINAL MAROON CLOTH STAMPED BOARDS WITH GILT DECORATED COVER...Profusely illustrated, many full page advertisements...Monthly account by year of the significant events of the century interspersed with ads...Spine ends and corners worn. 003479 
Price: 22.00 USD
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5 JOURNALS OF THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS, 1774 - 1789, EDITED FROM THE ORIGINAL RECORDS IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS BY WORTHINGTON CHAUNCEY FORD, CHIEF, DIVISION OF MANUSCRIPTS, VOLUME VII, 1777 JANUARY 1 - MAY 21.
Washington. Government Printing Office 1907 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
... 374pp... Tan cloth boards with black lettering on spine... Massachusetts Historical Society bookplate on front endpaper... Some pages uncut... Boards soiled...Spine darkened... 005316 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 TRIAL OF ANDREW JOHNSON, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, BEFORE THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES, ON IMPEACHMENT BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR HIGH CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS. VOLUMES I & II.
Washington Government Printing Office 1868 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... TWO VOLUME SET... Vol. I: [xxii, 741pp]... Vol. II: [xxii, 498pp]... Dark brown textured binding, gilt lettering on spine... Both volumes include indices... "The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson, 17th President of the United States, was one of the most dramatic events in the political life of the United States during Reconstruction, and the first impeachment in history of a sitting United States president."... Clean interior... Spine cloth missing on volume II... Spotting and discoloration on front board to volume I... 006583 
Price: 60.00 USD
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WASHINGTON RELICS: A COLLECTION OF AUCTION CATALOGUES.
7 WASHINGTON RELICS: A COLLECTION OF AUCTION CATALOGUES.
Philadelphia. Thos. Birch's Sons, Auctioneers. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good - 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
... Catalogue, No. 663: "The Final Sale of the Relics of General Washington owned by Lawrence Washington, Esq., Bushrod C. Washington, Esq., Thos. B. Washington, Esq., and J. R. C. Lewis, Esq., Embracing the Most Important Collection Ever Brought Together, of Letters, Deeds, Leases, Legal Documents, Receipts, Bills, Account Books, and Memoranda, Belonging to and Written by General Washington"... iv, 152pp... Published in 1891... Catalogue No. 677: "An Extraordinary Collection of Washington's Letters, Washington Relics, Revolutionary Documents and the Rarest Works on American History also Scarce American Portraits, Maps, and Views... 109, [5]pp...Published in 1891... Catalogue No. 683: "Revolutinary Manuscripts and Portraits"... 4, 172pp... Published in 1892... Catalogue No. 694: "Washinton-Madison Papers Collected and preserved By James Madison"... vii, 284pp... Published 1892... Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine... Illustrated with folding plates & facsimiles... Important series of auctions of Washingtoniana and other early Americana... Boards lightly soiled... Ex-Library with few markings as such... First catalogue's title page is partially torn away, but holding... Heavy volume... 005555 
Price: 750.00 USD
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8 34th Congress. House of Representatives. 3rd Session. ALLEGED CORRUPT COMBINATION OF MEMBERS OF CONGRESS. REPORTS SUBMITTED BY THE SELECT COMMITTEE APPOINTED TO INVESTIGATE CERTAIN ALLEGED CORRUPT COMBINATIONS OF MEMBERS OF CONGRESS. REPORT 243.
Washington, D.C. House of Rep. 1857 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...[279 pgs.]...34TH CONGRESS. 3RD SESSION. REPORT 243...Brown stamped boards with gilt lettering on cover...Some soiling on cover...Names include William A. Gilbert, Francis S. Edwards, O.B. Mattteson... 005393 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 36th Congress. 2nd Session. House of Representatives. Report 78. ABSTRACTED INDIAN TRUST BONDS. FEBRUARY 12, 1861.
Washington, D.C. House of Rep. 1861 Hard Cover As Is 8vo 
...[365 pgs.]...36TH CONGRESS. 2ND SESSION. REPORT 78...Brown heavily stamped cloth boards with gilt title(rubbed) on spine...Faults include edges worn, spine ends chipped, external hinges chipped, stain on textblock...Ex-Lib. with some markings... 005395 
Price: 24.00 USD
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AMERICAN ORATORY, OR SELECTIONS FROM THE SPEECHES OF EMINENT AMERICANS., A Member of the Philadelphia Bar.
10 A Member of the Philadelphia Bar. AMERICAN ORATORY, OR SELECTIONS FROM THE SPEECHES OF EMINENT AMERICANS.
Philadelphia Desilver, Thomas & Co. 1836 Full-Leather Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... [viii, 531pp]... Raised spine bands, gilt lettering stamped into spine compartment... Some wear, some foxing and aging, cracked front hinge but holding... 007608 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11 Alden, John (Compiled and Edited by). SOUVENIR AND OFFICIAL PROGRAMME OF THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF GEORGE WASHINGTON'S INAUGURATION AS FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
New York. Garnett & Gow. 1889 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... [393pp]... Dark brown cloth binding with gilt lettering on front cover and spine... Loaded with B/W engraved illustrations and advertisements... Clean interior... Some wear to spine ends and board corners... 007077 
Price: 18.50 USD
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12 Ames, Mary Clemmer TEN YEARS IN WASHINGTON. LIFE AND SCENES IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL, AS A WOMEN SEES THEM.
Hartford, CT A.D. Worthington & Co. 1874 First Edition Hard Cover Good Ex-Library 8vo 
...[587 pgs.]...ILLUSTRATED...Decorated and stamped maroon cloth boards with gilt on cover and spine...Early edition with all faults...Hinges broken but holding. 003373 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 An American SONS OF THE SIRES; A HISTORY OF THE RISE, PROGRESS AND DESTINY OF THE AMERICAN PARTY, AND ITS PROBABLE INFLUENCE ON THE NEXT PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.
Philadelphia Lippincott, Grambo & Co. 1855 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 12mo 
...[223 pgs.]...FIRST EDITION..."TO WHICH IS ADDED A REVIEW OF THE LETTER OF THE HON. HENRY A. WISE, AGAINST THE KNOW-NOTHINGS"...Gilt seal of eagle on cover with gilt lettering on spine...Boards faded...Ex-Lib. ... 005392 
Price: 19.00 USD
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HISTORY OF UTAH., Bancroft, Hubert Howe.
14 Bancroft, Hubert Howe. HISTORY OF UTAH.
San Francisco. The History Company. 1890 Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... [xlvii, 808pp]... Burgundy cloth binding, decoratively stamped, gilt lettering on spine... B/W illustrations throughout... Interior clean and bright... Bancroft "was an American historian and ethnologist who wrote, published and collected works concerning the western United States."... "Bancroft’s Works is Number 3 on the Zamorano list of 80 distinguished California books."... Spine recolored... Hinges cracked but stable... 007579 
Price: 95.00 USD
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15 Beadle, J. H. UNDEVELOPED WEST; OR, FIVE YEARS IN THE TERRITORIES: BEING A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THAT VAST REGION BETWEEN THE MISSISSIPPI AND THE PACIFIC, ITS RESOURCES, CLIMATE, INHABITANTS, NATURAL CURIOSITIES, ETC., ETC. LIFE AND ADVENTURE ON PRAIRIES, MOUNTAINS, ...
Philadelphia, PA National Publishing Company 1873 Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
..."AND THE PACIFIC COAST."... [823pp]... Cloth binding, decoratively stamped, gilt lettering and decoration on front cover and spine... "With two hundred and forty illustrations, from original sketches and photographic views of the scenery, cities, lands, mines, people, and curiosities of the great west."... Binding shows wear, soiling, sunned, hinges cracked... Mild foxing present... 007573 
Price: 75.00 USD
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16 Benton, J. A. CALIFORNIA PILGRIM: A SERIES OF LECTURES.
Sacramento, CA. Solomon Alter. 1853 Hard Cover Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... [viii, 261pp]... Black cloth covered binding, gilt lettering on spine... ILLUSTRATED WITH 6 B/W PLATES ON COLORED PAPER... Consists of 12 lectures by the Rev. Joseph A. Benton, a Yale graduate before studying theology and named a founding trustee of what became the University of California (then called the College of California). He gave the invocation at the January 1863 formal ceremonies that marked the beginnings of the Central Pacific Railroad, and later that year was elected to the California State Senate representing Sacramento County... Front cover hinge cracked... Clean text... 007512 
Price: 95.00 USD
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17 Bolton, Charles Knowles MARRIAGE NOTICES 1785-1794 FOR THE WHOLE UNITED STATES
Salem Higginson Book Company. 1985 Soft Cover Very Good 4to 
...[139pgs.]...COPIED FROM THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL AND THE COLUMBIAN CENTINEL...REPRINT FROM THE SALEM EDITION OF 1900...Grey cardstock covers with black spine strip....circa 1985 006297 
Price: 20.00 USD
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HISTORY OF THE WAR OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA., Botta, Charles.
18 Botta, Charles. HISTORY OF THE WAR OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
Edingurgh, London, and Glasgow. A. Fullarton and Co. 1844 Leather. Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... [x, 573pp]... Ivory leather binding, red leather title label on spine with gilt lettering, marbled endpapers... Translated from the Italian by Beorge Alexander Otis... Some B/W engraved portraits and map... Bookplate of Frank Cutter Deering on FEP... Some light brown spotting, otherwise clean interior... Tight binding... SCARCE... 007722 
Price: 175.00 USD
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HISTORY OF THE WAR OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. VOLUMES I & II., Botta, Charles.
19 Botta, Charles. HISTORY OF THE WAR OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. VOLUMES I & II.
New Haven. Nathan Whiting. 1834 Full-Leather Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... THIS IS A TWO VOLUME SET... Vol. I: [x-472pp]... Vol. II: [iv-468pp]... Original brown leather boards with gilt dentelle bordering edge, black leather title labels on spine, marbled endpapers... 7TH EDITION... ILLUSTRATED WITH SEVERAL B/W ENGRAVINGS... Translated from the Italian by George Alexander Otis... Rebacked using original boards... Heavy brown spotting throughout... Weight is approx. 5 lbs, additional shipping and handling will apply... 007777 
Price: 68.00 USD
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AMERICA DISCOVERED BY THE WELSH IN 1170 A.D., Bowen, Rev. Benjamin F.
20 Bowen, Rev. Benjamin F. AMERICA DISCOVERED BY THE WELSH IN 1170 A.D.
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott & Co. 1876 Hard Cover Very Good 12mo 
....184pp...Maroon Boards with GILT LETTERING & DESIGN on Spine...Minor fraying to spine ends....This book has been described as "An attempt to establish as an historical fact the voyages to America of the legendary Welsh prince, Prince Madoc" (Carnegie Library)....Ex-library...Front hinge starting but holding....Remains of library pockets on endpapers....TEXT IS CLEAN....A VERY GOOD COPY!... 004870 
Price: 500.00 USD
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