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THE FIRST WAY OF WAR : American war making on the frontier, 1607-1814

By: Grenier.John

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 2005

Seller ID: 112557897

ISBN: 0521845661

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 232 pages : illustrations, maps,a very good copy, CONTENTS: The first way of war's origins in Colonial America -- The first way of war in the North American Wars of King George II, 1739-1755 -- ontinential and British Petite Guerre, circa 1750 -- The first way of war in the seven years' war, 1754-1763 -- The first way of war in the era of the American Revolution -- The first way of war in the 1790s -- The first way of war and the final conquest of the Transappalachian West. This book explores the evolution of American war, showing how the first war waged against Indian noncombatant popul... View more info

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THE THREE MUSTANGEERS

By: Grey Zane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland ; New York, The World Pub. Co., Forum Books: 1946

Edition: First Printing November 1946

Seller ID: 112555646

Condition: Very Good


black cloth, dust jacket, pp., xii, 338 p.,illustrated by the author, usual toning of text block, NOT price -clipped, d.j. has light chipping all around, a sound, clean copy in protective mylar jacket, first published by Charles Scribner's Sons 1933 View more info

THE LOST WAGON TRAIN;

By: Grey, Zane;

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Musson Book Co.: 1937

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: LT 2513

Condition: Very Good


pp., 401, inked-out signature on front free endpaper, d.j. chipped at spine ends with some small loss at top of spine, wear at d.j. corners, 1/2 inch edge tear to d.j.at front cover, near spine, minor edge tears to d.j. book is tight, sound Size: 8 Vo., View more info

WANDERER OF THE WASTELAND;

By: Grey, Zane;

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Musson Book Company: 1923

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: LT 2514

Condition: Good


red, pict. cloth,pp., ,419, illustrated, frontis, light evidence of moisture to covers, d.j. chipped at spine ends, edge tears, with a small loss at foot of spine at rear cover, two small closed tears along bottom edge of front cover, light over all soil to d.j. Size: 8 Vo., View more info

UNDER THE TONTO RIM;

By: Grey, Zane;

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Musson Book Co.: 1926

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: LT 2518

Condition: Good


blue cloth, 281, 2 lines of scribble on front free endpaper have left an impressuion in paper, edges are spotted and dusty, d.j. has over all light soil, tears at corners, spine ends chipped, edges chipped, Size: 8 Vo., View more info

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TURKS AND ISLANDS LANDFALL : a history of the Turks & Caicos Islands

By: H E Sadler; Marjorie Sadler; Karen Collins

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands; Marjorie E. Sadler,: 1997

Edition: First One Vol.edit.

Seller ID: 112557247

ISBN: 9768138629

Condition: Very Good


full color, pict paper covers, iii, 299 pages, [4] leaves of color plates : illustrations, maps, name removed with marker at top of title, else a very good copy." this title by H.E. Sadler if the only documented history of these islands and represents years of research and study. For students of histroy, residents and visitors to the Islands, this work is a revealing and authoritative account and an indispensable tool for further study or research." View more info

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THE WARS OF THE GULLS; An Historical Romance In Three Chapters...

By: Hale,Nathan, Bigelow,Jacob

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, The Dramatic Repository: 1890

Edition: Reprint of 1812 Edit., Ltd to 110 Copies

Seller ID: 123738

Condition: Very Good


orig. paper over boards with title repeated on front cover, printed on deckle-edged, hand made paper, laid-in is an additional printing of title page with a 24 line statement from the publisher Charles L. Woodward, covers have darkened and show light soil, small area of loss at lower corner of upper and lower cover, T.P.L. 888 Wright; American fiction Vol 1,312. A satire published soon after Brigadier-General William Hull's abortive campaign of 1812. In the pamphlet "the Gulls," President Madison and his friends,having decidedthat Upper Canada could be captured by proclamation alone, d... View more info

KITCHENER'S MOB. The Adventures of an American in the British Army

By: Hall,James,Norman

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen: 1917

Edition: Tenth Impression

Seller ID: 123429

Condition: Very Good


green, dec cloth,pp., 200,(1), (6) pp pub's catalog, light overall soil to covers, tight, clean internally View more info

THE LIFE OF PAUL JONES;

By: Hamilton, Edward, [MacKenzie,Alexander, Slidell]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Aberdeen & London;, George Clark and Son & W. Brittain;: 1848

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HS 0698

Condition: Fair


original blue, blind-stamped cloth, cover & spine, gilt spine letters & decs, 304 pages, corners bumped, spine ends damaged, ex lib with book plate inside front board, HOWES M 135 ,Edward Hamilton, pseudonym for Alexander Slidell MacKenzie. Size: 8vo.,(19cm) View more info

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WINSLOW HOMER IN THE TROPICS.Foreword By Dr. Hereward Lester Cooke

By: Hannaway,Patti

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Westover Publishing Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1123272

ISBN: 0878580387

Condition: Very Good


yello cloth, gilt cover & spine, 296 pages, illustrated, partly colored, 4 pp bibliography, index, small tears at spine ends of d.j., d.j is NOT price-clipped, Size: Oblong 4 to., View more info

THE BUCCANEERS IN THE WEST INDIES IN THE XVII CENTURY

By: Haring C.H.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Hamden, CT;, Archon Books: 1966

Edition: Reprint First pub. In 1910

Seller ID: 00426

Condition: Very Good


gold cloth cover, pp. viii, 298, illustrated, folding map as frontis., 2 double-page maps, 13 pp bibliography, index, This work was first published by Methuen in 1966. This work was produced from documents which had been proviously neglected by historians, The object of this volume is to give a narrative, according to the most authentic, available sources, of the most brilliant exploits of the sea-rovers, but, what is of greater interest and importance, to trace the policy pursued toward them by the English and French Governments. View more info

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Uncle Tom's cabin, or, Life among the Lowly

By: Harriet Beecher Stowe; Raymond M Weaver

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library [Random House]: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557406

Condition: Very Good


grey cloth, dust jacket, xxiii, 552 pages ; first Modern Library Edition, R. Kent endpapers in grey, 344 available titles inside dust jacket, Modern Library advert on back panel of d.j.,No. 261 in Modern Lib. series, d.j. is price-clipped, some light edge chips with minor loss, 2 approx. 1 " closed tears to d.j. at top edge of front panel, 4 line ink inscription on half title, in protective mylar. a very presentable copy . View more info

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SCRIBNER'S MAGAZINE; July 1902, Vol. XXX II, No. 1.December, 1902, Vol. XXXII, No. 6

By: Heming, Arthur, Fox, John, Jr., Kipling, Rudyard, Duer, Caroline, Pyle, Howard, Barrie, J.M., Ruhl, Arthur, Wharton, Edith, Davis Richard Harding. Frederic , Remington, Smith, Jessie, Willcox-Smith, Parrish, Maxfield

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's Magazine: 1902

Seller ID: 1124453

Condition: Poor


marbled boards, roan spine, pp., [2],4-768; illustrated throughout, ( many illustrations in full color) , spine is worn at head and tail , split starting in spine, edges worn, shaken in binding, a good reading copy only, CONTAINS stories by; Arthur Heming, ' The Abitibi Fur Brigade" (4 full color plates, 8 text illusts.by author), much on canoeing; John Fox, Jr., "The Army of the Callahan"; Rudyard Kipling, "Wireless" , Illusts by F.C. Yohn; Caroline Duer, "Engine No. 8" A Poem, illust. w/ one full color plate by F.C Yohn;A.T. Quiller-Couch, "Sindbad on Burrator... View more info

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SAMUEL COLT : arms, art, and Invention

By: Herbert G Houze; Carolyn C Cooper; Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser; Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press,: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124426

ISBN: 0300111339

Condition: New


cloth, pp.,ix, 260 ,illustrated,, some col.) , CONTENTS: Foreword: Willard Holmes -- Herbert G. Houze -- Acknowledgments: Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser --, A Connecticut Yankee courts the world / Carolyn C. Cooper -- ,Samuel Colt: arms, art, and invention / Herbert G. Houze --, Note for the reader --, Samuel Colt: arms, art and invention --, The development of firearms up to Samuel Colt's time --, From navigator to arms designer, 1814-1836 --, The Paterson era, 1836-1841 --, Samuel Colt in New York, 1841-1846 --, Hartford and success --, The emergence of the metallic cartridge era --, Counterfei... View more info

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The King's Highway from Portland to Kittery; stagecoach & tavern days on the old post road.

By: Herbert G Jones

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Portland, Me, Longfellow Press: 1953

Edition: Signed Edition of 2000 Copies

Seller ID: 112555704

Condition: Very Good


red cloth, gilt spine, 226 pages illustrations, signed by author, one of 2000 copies, spine of d.j. toned, ink sig of former owner on front free endpaper. in protective mylar jacket. View more info

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ONAQUAGA: Hub of the Border Wars of the American Revolution in New York State

By: Hinman,Marjory Barnum

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Windsor , New York, Self Published: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1123376

Condition: Very Good


black cloth, gilt cover and spine, xiv, 113 p. front. (port.), illus., ports., maps (incl. 1 fold.) , one pp bibliography, index, "Together with the causes of the Border Wars, and negotiations for valuable river valley lands along the Susquehanna, Unadilla and Chenango, ..a story untold, with Onaquaga and Old Unadilla in the spotlight." (from the d.j.) View more info

The quiet beauty of Maine's Washington County and neighboring Canadian islands : Photographs

By: Hinson Jay B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Calais , Maine, Calais Advertiser Pub. Co: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557224

Condition: Very Good


colored pict. cover, (91] pages : chiefly illustrations, some toning at edges, View more info

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SITTING BULL IN CANADA

By: Hollihan Tony

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, Folklore Publicating: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124226

ISBN: 1894864026

Condition: Fine


pict. paper wraps, 288 pages ,illustrated, double-page map, title page vignette, a clean , bright copy View more info

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THE NORTHEAST BORDERLANDS: Four Centuries of Interaction

By: Hornsby, Stephen J., Konrad Victor A., Herlan James J. (Edit by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, Acadiensis Press & Canadian-American Center, U of Maine: 1989

Seller ID: 1123426

ISBN: 0919107176

Condition: Fine


pict. paper wraps, 160 p. Papers presented at a conference held November 2, 1987 at the University of Maine at Orono, a new View more info

Hell's Angels.

By: Howard Hughes

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Los Angeles [Calif.], Western Lithograph Co:

Seller ID: 112557443

Condition: Very Good


[1930?] ,32 unnumbered pages : illustrations,pict. endpapers, frontis port. (Howard Hughes), minor cover marks a very good copy, Promotional booklet for the motion picture. Includes list of cast and crew, and of pilots who appeared in the film .CONTENTS: "Hell's Angels" : a revelation of realism -- War authorities laud "Hell's Angels" -- Behind the cameras and microphones: the true story of the filming of "Hell's Angels." View more info