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1) The American West: The Illinois Country 1673-1818
Alvord, Clarence Walworth
 
Chicago, IL: Loyola University Press, 1965. A Loyola Univerity Press Reprint Series; Bannon, John Francis, ed. Light shelf wear to extremities; corners & spine ends lightly bumped; Previous owner's name in ink on front free endpaper; several dog-eared pages, and numerous markings in red ink throughout text; otherwise, text block is clean and pages are square. 524 pages, including bibliography and index.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good-/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$20.00
2) The Children of Pride 3: The Edge of the Sword
Myers, Robert Manson (ed.)
 
New York, NY: Popular Library, 1977. A True Story of Georgia and the Civil War. In six volumes, Vol. III is set between 1860-1861. This book is graded Good. Paperback book grading key: a book that has been read more than once is graded Good to Very Good, depending on the degree of wear. The spine may be creased, slanted, or curled; the corners somewhat bumped, creased, or clipped; the edges mildly chipped or soiled; the cover a little scuffed; and/or the pages yellowed, toned, or foxed. There may be wri... more information

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$2.00
3) The Dawn's Early Light
Lord, Walter
 
New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Co., 1972. Illustrated endpapers; contains numerous b&w photographs and illustrations, footnotes, and index. Spine ends and corners bumped; bottom page edges unevenly cut; water stain to top page edges. Dust jacket shows moderate wear, with chipping along edges and rubbing/soiling to panels.. Book Club BCE/BOMC. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$5.00
4) Doolittle's Tokyo Raiders
Glines, Lt. Col. Carroll V.
 
Princeton, NJ: D. Van Nostrand, 1964. Signed by author on title page and by Lt. Gen. Doolittle on the front free endpaper, along with seven of his Raiders: Jacob DeShazer, Tung-Sheng Liu in Chinese, Robert Bourgeois, Bert Jordan, George Barr, Chase J. Nielsen, and David J. Thatcher. There is another unknown signature B.D. Foulois, which may be a previous owner?. The book is in excellent condition, with some light warping at the top third of the spine and some faint toning of the page edges; else Fine.... more information

Offered by The Cat's Tale (Kentucky, United States)
$200.00
5) The Family Quarrel: A Journey Through the Years of the Revolution
Thane, Elswyth
 
New York, NY: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1959. Indexed; Illustrations taken from Benson Lossing's Pictorial Field Book of the Revolution. Mild soiling, medium to heavy bumping to extremities, some wear along edges; tape remnants from old DJ cover to boards; black marks along edges of pastedowns; library card pocket on rear free endpaper; all pages present with very little looseness to spine. Dust jacket has some black marks along the edges, a library sticker on the spine, and tape remnants on the flaps.... more information

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$15.00
6) Five Days in Philadelphia: The Amazing "We Want Wilkie" Convention of 1940 and How it Freed FDR to Save the Western World
Peters, Charles
 
New York, NY: PublicAffairs, 2005. Clean, sharp copy; no dings, dents, bumps, or other defects to book. Dust jacket has a very faint line of soiling along bottom of front panel and down spine and two small spill marks on inside at top and bottom of spine, but no tears, rips, or other damage; now in protective mylar cover. 274 pages including notes, bibliography, and full index.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$15.00
7) The George Rogers Clark Adventure in the Illinois
Seineke, Kathrine Wagner
 
New Orleans, LA: Polyanthos, 1981. Includes Selected Documents of the American Revolution at the Frontier Posts. Introduction by Robert M. Sutton. Off-white heavy cloth boards, lightly soiled, with gold-stamped title and print, which is starting to fade a little; light bumping to bottom corners, several dog-eared pages, a few stray pencil marks, but no writing or highlighting, and previous owners name in ink on front pastedown. 649 pages, includes sources and index. No dust jacket. . First Edition. Hard... more information

Offered by The Cat's Tale (Kentucky, United States)
$75.00
8) The Greatest Generation
Brokaw, Tom
 
New York, NY: Dell Publishing, 2001. Indexed. Faint soiling to page edges, else Fine.. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$7.50
9) History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion
McCollum, L.C. "Buck Private"
 
Columbus, OH: Privately Printed, 1929. Dark brown heavy card covers have creasing/rubbing/bumping around the edges but no heavy chipping or rips/tears of any kind. The last page has pulled away from the binding staples at the rear inside hinge, but the page itself is still firmly attached to binding. Pages are lightly toned throughout. Fold-out frontispiece is fully intact and in excellent condition. Spine is straight and smooth, with no gaps or other damage to bnding. Copyright page states "Seven... more information

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$30.00
10) Jefferson's Nephews: A Frontier Tragedy
Merrill, Boynton, Jr.
 
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1976. Nice, clean copy with straight spine; mild rubbing to bottom corners. Dust jacket has some mild shelf wear and faint toning to edges; now in protective Brodart cover. 462 pages, including maps and b&w illustrations, appendixes, notes, bibliography, and index.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$30.00
11) The Old Northwest in the American Revolution, An Anthology
Skaggs, David Curtis, Ed.
 
New Berlin, WI: The State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1977. Light shelf wear, mostly light bumping to spine ends; binding square and still fairly tight; faint foxing to top page edges. Someone cut the book blurb from the jacket assumed and taped it to the front pastedown and front free endpaper. Previous owner's name in ink on ffep. Pages and text block are clean and free of any marks or writing. 497 pages, including bibliography. No dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.... more information

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$20.00
12) Plan of Attack
Woodward, Bob
 
New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2004. Includes several b&w photos; indexed. Copyright page includes number line 10-1, but no price on dust jacket; believe this is a History Book Club edition.. Book Club BCE/BOMC. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by The Cat's Tale (Kentucky, United States)
$10.00
13) Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revoultion Through British Eyes
Hibbert, Christopher
 
New York, NY: Avon Books, 1991. Faint crease down spine; very mild shelf wear along edges; faint scratch marks on back cover. Includes b&w photos, bibliography, and index.. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$7.50
14) Sons of Confederate Veterans, 1896: Our First 100 Years, Centennilal Edition
Shaw, Lynn & James Troy Massey, Ed.
 
Paducah, KY: Turner Publishing Company, 1997. Very nice copy in white leatherette boards with title gold embossed on front cover and spine. Previous owner's name also embossed on front cover. Colour photo endpapers depict original portraits of President Davis and four of his most prominant generals. Bottom spine bumped, else a lovely, clean copy of this history of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Includes list of select SCV camps, individual biographies of both members and veterans, and surname ind... more information

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$100.00
15) Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West
Ambrose, Stephen E.
 
New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1997. Slight curl at bottom front corner of cover; light soiled streak along bottom page edges; smooth, straight spine - appears unread. 521 pages, including b&w photos, maps, notes, bibliography, and index.. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by The Cat's Tale (Kentucky, United States)
$10.00
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