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1 Commemoration Ceremony in Honor of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the First Continental Congress in the United States House
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office 1975 B0006CMY88 Hardcover G+/NONE; Bound in maroon, gilt lettering, ex-library with usual stamps & marks.  
93d Congress, 2nd Session, House Document No. 93-413; 8vo; 155 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Long Gray Line , Atkinson, Rick
2 Atkinson, Rick The Long Gray Line
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1989 0395480086 / 9780395480083 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG+/VG+; Light shelf wear  
Traces the life and careers of three graduates of the West Point Military Academy class of 1966; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 592 pp  
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Long Hunt:  Death of the Buffalo East of the Mississippi , Belue, Ted Franklin
3 Belue, Ted Franklin The Long Hunt: Death of the Buffalo East of the Mississippi
Stackpole Books 1996 081170968x / 9780811709682 2nd Printing Hardcover VG+/VG+  
A well documented history of the extermination of the eastern buffalo herds, which were gone by the 1820's; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 237 pp  
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Legend Of John Brown :  A Biography and a History , Boyer, Richard O.
4 Boyer, Richard O. The Legend Of John Brown : A Biography and a History
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1973 039446124X / 9780394461243 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG+/VG+; Light wear to edges of book and DJ  
Fascinating work that weaves the events and social forces surrounding the life of John Brown (1800-1859) , militant American abolitionist whose raid on the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, in 1859 made him a martyr to the antislavery cause and was instrumental in heightening sectional animosities that led to the American Civil War (186165); Small 4to 9" - 11" ; 627 pp  
Price: 14.00 USD
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Right Reason , Buckley, William F. , Jr.
5 Buckley, William F. , Jr. Right Reason
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1985 0385152353 / 9780385152358 Later Printing Hardcover VG+/VG; Light shelf/reading wear to book & DJ  
Cross section of his essays, selected by Richard Brookhiser ; 8vo; 454 pp  
Price: 12.00 USD
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Acheson The Secretary of State Who Created the American World. , Chace, James
6 Chace, James Acheson The Secretary of State Who Created the American World.
New York Simon & Schuster 1998 0684808439 / 9780684808437 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG/VG; Spine looks very slightly cocked; Minor wear to edges of DJ  
The first complete biography of Dean Acheson (1893-1971) , who served as Truman's Secretary of State from 1949-1953. ; 8vo; 511 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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7 Cleland, Robert Glass This Reckless Breed of Men. The Trappers and Fur Traders of the Southwest.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1963 B0007G2P82 4th Printing Hardcover VG/G; Bound in blue, title in gilt, wear to edges, hand-drawn "ex-libris' on f.e.p.; DJ worn on corners.  
Well written treatise on trappers and traders of the American West; includes photographs & illustrations, bibliography & index.; 8vo; 361 + xx pp  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Silent Coup: The Removal Of A President , Colodny, Len & Robert Gettlin
8 Colodny, Len & Robert Gettlin Silent Coup: The Removal Of A President
New York St. Martin's Press 1991 0312051565 / 9780312051563 2nd Printing Hardcover NF/NF; Very slight wear to edge of DJ  
A detailed investigation into the whole Watergate Affair (1972-1974) ; interesting reading; 8vo; 507 pp  
Price: 6.50 USD
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University in the Forest :  The Story of Drew University , Cunningham, John T.
9 Cunningham, John T. University in the Forest : The Story of Drew University
Afton Pub. Co 1972 B0006D86XE 1st Edition Hardcover VG/VG; Gift inscription on tp; a few small tears on edges of DJ; tight and clean  
History of the University since its founding as a Methodist Theological school in the woodlands near Madison, NJ to its present day status as a liberal arts ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pp  
Price: 9.00 USD
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10 Daniels, Jonathan Ordeal of Ambition: Jefferson, Hamilton, Burr.
Garden City Doubleday 1970 B0006DY3P4 Later Printing Hardcover VG/VG; Remainder speckles on bottom edge.  
A new look at the early days of the United States and the role played by these three men.; 8vo; 446 pp  
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Tennessee.  Vol. II: the New River, Civil War to TVA , Davidson, Donald
11 Davidson, Donald The Tennessee. Vol. II: the New River, Civil War to TVA
New York Rinehart 1948 B0006AQYCW Later Printing Hardcover VG+/VG; Light wear to edge of DJ; nice tight and clean copy  
Illustrated by Theresa Sherrer Davidson; Rivers of America; Small 8vo 7" - 8" ; 377 pp  
Price: 25.00 USD
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The War That Was Never Fought. , Dawson, Will
12 Dawson, Will The War That Was Never Fought.
Princeton Auerbach Publishers 1971 0877690928 / 9780877690924 1st Edition Hardcover VG/VG; Name on endpaper, minor shelf wear to DJ.  
Great Events in World History. The story of an incident in the Pacific Northwest in 1859 between the United States, Great Britian and the emerging nation of Canada.; Great Events in World History; 8vo; 118 pp  
Price: 7.00 USD
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Conflict And Crisis. The Presidency of Harry S. Truman, 1945-1948 , Donovan, Robert J.
13 Donovan, Robert J. Conflict And Crisis. The Presidency of Harry S. Truman, 1945-1948
New York W. W. Norton 1977 0393056368 / 9780393056365 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG-/G+; Bound in red, slight wear to edges, name blacked out on ffep, bookplate on endpaper; DJ withchip on front cover; good solid copy  
Well written account; 8vo; 473 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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14 Downey, Fairfax Our Lusty Forefathers.
New York Charles Scribner 1947 B0007E4884 Hardcover G/NONE; Bound in red, spine somewhat faded, wear to edges. solid copy.  Illustrated by John C. Wonsetler, illus. 
subtitled: Being Diverse Chronicles of the Fervors, Frolics, Fights, Festivities, and Failings of Our American Ancestors.; 8vo; 359 pp  
Price: 12.50 USD
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Gilded City:  Scandal and Sensation in Turn-Of-The-Century New York , Dunlop, M. H.
15 Dunlop, M. H. Gilded City: Scandal and Sensation in Turn-Of-The-Century New York
New York William Morrow 2000 0688171443 / 9780688171445 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover NF/NF; Remainder mark on bottom edge  
An examination of the dark side of the Gilded Age, includes bibliographical references and index ; 8vo; 296 pp  
Price: 7.00 USD
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16 Dupuy, R. Ernest & Trevor N. Dupuy An Outline History of the American Revolution.
New York Harper & Row 1975 0060111275 / 9780060111274 1st Edition (stated) Hardcover VG/NF; Slight foxing on top & fore edge.  
Overview of the principal military operations of the war (includes maps), a chronological compendium of the events, a discussion of the major forces,brief biographies of important personalities, and an extensive bibliography.; 8vo; 335 pp  
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Fitzhugh, George [edited by C. Vann Woodward] Cannibals All! or Slaves Without Masters.
Cambridge Belknap Press 1960 0674094514 / 9780674094512 1st Edition Hardcover G+/NONE; Bound in maroon, top edge of paper wavy, old dust on top edge, a few spots of foxing on endpapers; DJ with shelf wear.  
Important work in the history of abolitionism.; 8vo; 264 pp  
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Friedman, Thomas L. Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World After September 11
Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002 0374190666 / 9780374190668 Later Printing Hardcover NF/NF  
DJ price-clipped; America's leading observer of the international scene on the minute-by-minute events of September 11th--before, during and after; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pp  
Price: 2.75 USD
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A History of the American People , Gilman, Arthur
19 Gilman, Arthur A History of the American People
Chicago Interstate Publishing Co. 1883 B00087DHIW Hardcover VG; Bound in brown with title in gilt; light wear to edges; nice tight and clean copy  
Detailed history of the Unirted States, excellent coverage of the 19th century, includes maps and illustrations, index; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 668 pp  
Price: 35.00 USD
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Who Will Tell The People :  The Betrayal of American Democracy , Greider, William
20 Greider, William Who Will Tell The People : The Betrayal of American Democracy
New York Simon & Schuster 1992 067168891X / 9780671688912 Later Printing Hardcover VG+/VG+; Light shelf/reading wear to book & DJ  
A detailed look at American politics and the true power brokers in Washington and why the democratic process is failing; 8vo; 464 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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