Category: USA - History , Politics, Topography


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'Ad Astra Per Aspera', 'To the Stars Through Difficulties': The Story of the Fourth National Bank and Trust Company, Wichita, Kansas

By: KINCADE, Arthur W.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Newcomen Society in North America, 1969

Edition: First Printing

Newcomen Society Address dealing with the history of the Fourth National Bank and Trust Company, Wichita, Kansas. 32pp, illustrated. Mint copy, bright and fresh, about 'as new'. Weight, 65g. View more info

'Water Under the Bridge'

By: DE ANDRADE, Margarette

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Rutland, VT, Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1988

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

History of Manhattan, New York City - The Bowery, The Tenderloin, Hell's Kitchen, Greenwich Village etc. 241pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding and a similar dustjacket. Weight, 550g. View more info

...And Kill MIGs


Price: $9.95

Publisher: Carrollton, TX, Squadron/Signal Publications, 1974

Edition: First Edition

A pictorial history of the USAF Tactical Air Forces 1970-1977. 64pp, profusely illustrated in color and in b&w. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight binding. Wrappers show some surface rubbing. Weight, 230g. View more info

101 Ghost Town Relics

By: BRESSIE, Wes and Ruby

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Salem, Old Time Bottle Publishing Company,

Edition: Revised Second Edition

Relics from the Old West 'Ghost towns', identified and with prices circa 1974. Insulators, bottles, tools, farming implements, hardware, kitchen implements etc. 72pp, photo illustrated. Bright clean copy with a sound binding. View more info

1876: A Centennial Offering By Third Ward Pupils, No. 10, Des Moines, Iowa


Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ames, IO, Iowa State University Press, 1977

Edition: First Edition

Book features facsimiles of hand-written contributions by students of the Third War, No. 10, des Moines, Iowa. Unpaginated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square bidning, no creasing to spine. Only shows very slight traces of wear to some edges. Heavy book weighing 1.275kg [2.8lbs]. View more info

220, Million Custers

By: LOWMAN, Bill

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Anacortes, Anacortes Printing & Publishing, 1978

Edition: First Edition

Story of the development of Indian Rights in North America and some underlying opions on the reasons for its success. 128pp, illustrated. Clean, bright copy with a sound binding. View more info

400 California Street : A Century plus Five

By: WILSON, Neill Compton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Bank of California, 1969

Edition: Second Edition

History of the Bank of California and its growth as California and the West grew. 106 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 27 cm. OCLC Number: 3102047'. Attractive book with solid production values. A fine copy - bright, fresh and unmarked, though we must mention a very small bookplate to the verso of the front board. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This it... View more info

48th Annual Western Washington Fair: Puyallup, 1951


Price: $8.00

Publisher: Puyallup, WA, Western Washington Fair, 1951

Edition: 4th ed. carefully rev. and partly Re-wri

Folding leaflet advertising the attractions of the 48th Annual Western Washington Fair held at Puyallup, Washington, Sept. 15 thru 23, 1951. Folded size - 3.25" by 7.25". Unfolds to 13" by 14.25", printed both sides.Features 19 small, b&w photos and a plan of the fair.. Bright, clean and unmarked. Original folds only. Weight, 8g. Inexpensive Lettermail postal rates apply. View more info

50 Miniature Views; Points of Interest of Gray Line Tours [of California]


Price: $9.50

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Bardell Miniatures, 1926

Edition: Edition Unknown

Small, card folder, with room for address and stamp on back, containing 50 different b&w, printed photo views of Points of Interest in California on Gray Line Tours. These cards resemble miniature postcards but with blank reverses. All cards with identification captions. Folder is dated 1926. All cards are 'mint'. Folder is undamaged and unmarked. Weight, 48g. View more info

76th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Keystone Zouaves : the personal recollections, 1861-1865, of Sergeant John A. Porter, Company "B"

By: CHISMAN, James A. - Editor

Price: $70.00

Publisher: USA, Broadfoot Publishing, 1988

Edition: First Edition

Edited by James A. Chisman ; associate editors, William S. Brockington, Jr., Michael A. Cavanaugh, Jr. OCLC Number: 18689377. xiv, 141 pages, [15] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Nwear to dark blue cloth or bright, gilt titles and decoration. Weight, 437g. View more info

: The Story of Washington Co-Operative Farmers Association

By: BELL, R. C.and BUCHANAN, W. D.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Seattle, Washington Co-Operative Farmers Assoc.,

Edition: First Edition

Story of the Washington [State] Co-Operative Farmers Association. Undated, circa 1956. 132pp, photo illustrated. Bright copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Weight, 400g. View more info

A Bibliography of Alaskan Literature 1724-1924


Price: $125.00

Publisher: Fairbanks, Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines, 1927

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Association Copy

'Contains the titles of all histories, travels, voyages, newspapers, periodicals, public documents etc. printed in English, Russian, German, French, Spanish, etc., relating to, descriptive of, or published in Russian America or Alaska from 1724 to and including 1924'. Miscellaneous Publications of the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines, Vol. 1. Inscription in ink to ffep, from the University of Alaska Library Staff dated 1965. xxvii, 635pp. 10,380 items. Bri... View more info

A Brief History of Butte, Montana the World's Greatest Mining Camp

By: FREEMAN, Harry C.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Chicago, Henry O. Shepard Company, 1900

Edition: First Edition

First edition of this history of the town of Butte, Montana - 'Above and Below Ground'. 123pp, color frontis, photo illustrated, ads. Interior is clean and bright. Binding is sound, no damage to hinges. Lower corner-tip of ffep has been torn off. A little paper residue to pdep's where something attached has been removed. Only minor wear to rust colored, brown cloth boards. Solid copy. Weight, 700g. View more info

A century together : a history of Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota


Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, Fargo-Moorhead Centennial Co., 1975

Edition: First Edition

Local, pioneer and family history of Fargo, ND and Moorhead, MN, two neighbouring communities. 224 p. : ill., ports., maps ; 29 cm. OCLC Number: 4632133. Bright, clean, unmartked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine cresaes. Clean, unmarked wrappers. Only defect - repaired wear to head of spine. Weight, 713g. View more info

A compend of history, from the earliest times; : comprehending a general view of the present state of the world, with respect to civilization, religion, and government; and a brief dissertation on the importance of historical Knowledge

By: WHELPLEY, Samuel; EMERSON, Rev. Jospeh

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, West, Richardson & Lord, 1820

Edition: Fouth Edition, with Corrections

Inscription: Association Copy

Fourth edition of a popular, 19th century world history first published in 1808. Two volumes in One. Vol. 1: xi, [2], 14-221, [1] p.; v. 2: 217, [1] p. Last page of v. 1 and 2 blank. OCLC Number: 641884516 . Further info available. This volume is from the Hasty Pudding Library at Harvard University and has a wonderful bookplate to that effect on the inside of the front board. A table of regulations is pasted to the inside of the rear board. The book is about VG with a fe... View more info