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1938 A. D. Cartoons by Vaughn Shoemaker

By: Shoemaker, Vaughn (Mccutcheon, John T. (Foreword)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Daily News, N.D.

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


No 1280 of 1500 press-numbered copies, near fine, lacking the dust jacket. This copy signed and inscribed by the artist, with inscribee's name stamps. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

1939 A. D. Cartoons by Vaughn Shoemaker

By: Shoemaker, Vaughn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Daily News, N.D.

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


Near fine, lacking the dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by the artists, and with inscribee's name stamp. Colored frontispiece tipped in. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

A History of Rock Island and Rock Island Arsenal from Earliest Times to 1954 [With] Synopsis of Events on Rock Island from 1954 through 1965, Being a Supplement to the Three Volumes.

By: [Nothstein, Dr. Ira O. ] and Others

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Rock Island, IL, U. S. Army Rock Island Arsenal, 1965

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


Three volumes + supplement volume, bound in uniform library buckram with silver stamping, very good+ copies with a few rubbed spots. Nothstein was an active member of many groups in the Rock Island community, including the Rock Island Historical Society and the Augustana Historical Society, which he played an important role in organizing. Due to his deep interest in local history, Nothstein was commissioned to write A History of the Rock Island Arsenal in 1936 by Colonel... View more info

A History of the First Century of the Town of Parsonfield, Maine, Incorporated Aug. 29, 1785, and Celebrated with Impressive Ceremonies At North Parsonsfield, August 29, 1885

By: Dearborn, J. W.; Bradbury, James W., et al.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Portland, ME, Brown Thurston & Company, 1888

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


Very good- with general wear, especially at the frayed spine ends, minor separations between some signatures and pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 499 pp View more info

A History of the United States from the Discovery of the Americn Continent: History of the Colonization of the United States, Volumes I, II, and III (Complete)

By: Bancroft, George

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1846


Volumes 1 & 2 are 13th editions, Volume 3 is a 12th edition. Three volumes, in brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt spine titles; head and foot of spines chipped. Some scattered foxing. Plates include portraits, vignettes and maps (some colored). Very good-. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 469; 466; 477 pp View more info

A Shelf Of Lincoln Books. A Critical, Selective Bibliography Of Lincolniana

By: Angle, Paul M

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, Rutgers Univ Press, 1946

Edition: First Edition


One of 1000 copies of the first edition for members of the Abraham Lincoln Association. Fine in very good dust jacket with chips. View more info

A Southern Celebration. Charleston & Savannh Proclaimed

By: Sobel, J, et al.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Skyline (Oxford), 1985

Edition: First Edition


Oblong 4to, fine in close to fine dust jacket with 3' clean tear. Extra postage may be required for international shipment of this oversize book. View more info

Annandale Blues. a Journey in Ralph Ellison's America

By: Ducornet, Guy

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Chicago, Charles H. Kerr Company, 2012

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


Wraps, a fine copy, illus., not issued in cloth.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 285 pp View more info

Archaeological Perspectives on the Battle of the Little Bighorn

By: Scott, Douglas D. et al.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press, 1989

Edition: Third Printing


Fine in fine dust jacket, a fascinating account of archaeological finds at the famous cite, with dozens of the photographs of the specimans, from ammunition to uniform buttons and bone fragments, with maps of the sites. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 309 pp View more info

Away from Home. American Indian Boarding School Experiences

By: Archuleta, Margaret L; Child, Brenda; Lomawaima, Tsiaanina

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Phoenix, Heard Museum, 2004


Wraps, a fine copy of this heavily illustrated book. Extra postage may be requiired for International shipping of this oversize book. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 143 pages View more info

Becoming Visible. An Illustrated History of Lesbian and Gay Life in Twentieth-Century America

By: McGarry, Molly; Wasserman, Fred W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Studio, 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


This copy signed by Wasserman. Fine very close to fine dust jacket with a little wrinkling at top edge and slight sunning to spine. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 282 pages View more info

Byron Birdsall's Alaska And Other Exotic Worlds

By: Birdsall, Byron

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Seattle/Portland, Epicen/Graphic, 1993

Edition: First Edition


Oblong sm 4to, fine in fine dust jacket. This copy neatly signed and inscribed in the author's handsome script. Extra postage may be required for international shipment of this oversize book. View more info

Capt. Gougar And His Steamboats. Excursions On The Kankakee River

By: Illinois History

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kankakee Cty Historical Soci, 1987

Edition: First Edition


Wraps, 74pp, fine. View more info

Cave Paintings of Baja California. Discovering the Great Murals of an Unknown People

By: Crosby, Harry W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Diego, Sunbelt, 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


Fine in fine dust jacket. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 246 pages View more info

Centennial Jubilee. Evanston's Salute to Northwestern 1851-1951

By: Shanks, Edwin H. (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Evanston, Evanston-Northwestern Centennial, Incorporated, 1951


Wraps, very good+ copy of this souvenir book; laid in is a 6-panel folded program for the production, "Centennial Jubilee," by John B Rogers with a scenario byHerbert O Brayer, to take place at Dyche Stadium over the 3 days, June 7, 8, and 9. Near fine with old fold. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages View more info