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1) 1776: The Illustrated Edition
McCullough, David
 
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2007. First edition, first printing. Folio. 256 pages. Map endpapers. "Excerpts from the acclaimed history, with letters, maps and seminal artwork. Many color illustrations, 37 removable replica source documents, in parchment style envelopes witn congressional seals. Wonderful book in slipcase. Not a remainder. Binding has light scuffs, no writing or marks whatsoever. Near fine in fine slipcase. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Fine. Folio. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$59.00
2) 200 Years : A Bicentennial Illustrated History of the United States
Editor
 
Washington, DC: U. S. News and World Report, 1973. Presumed first edition. 4to. Cloth boards with leather spines. Two volumes in picotiral slipcase. A comprehensive history of the United States, published for the bicentennial. Profusely and beautifully illustrated with color and black and white photographs, facsimile reprints, etc. Volume 1 covers the years 1763 - 1860, and Volume 2 from 1861 - 1976. Fine in fine slipcase.. Half-Leather. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$90.00
3) Abigail Adams
Holton, Woody
 
New York, New York: Free Press, 2009. New York: Free Press, 2009. First Edition. 8vo. Hard cover, 483 pp. including index. "A finalist for the National Book Award with Unruly Americans and the Origins of the Constitution, as well as a scion of a Virginia political family, Woody Holton won the Bancroft Prize for this superb biography of one of our country's Founding Mothers. Holton gives a sweeping reinterpretation of Abigail Adams' life story and of women's roles in the creation of the repu... more information

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$22.00
4) The Abolitionists
Ruchames, Louis
 
New York: Putnam's, 1963. Louis Ruchames, The Abolitionists. New York: Putnam's 1963. Presumed first. Signed by the author on the ffep. Cloth binding, 259 pp. including index. A bit of edgewear and fade to dustjacket. Near fine in very good dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$40.00
5) Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years, The War Years (6 volumes, complete)
Sandburg, Carl
 
New York: Harcourt Brace, 1939. New York: Harcourt Brace, no publication date. Book club edition. 6 matching volumes, complete. Tall 8vo. Dark blue cloth binding, titles in gilt, topstaining to all volumes. The Prairie Years in 2 volumes, complete. With 105 illustrations from photographs, and many cartoons, maps, sketches and letters. Volume I, 480 pp., stated 12th printing; Volume II, 486 pp., stated 26th printing. The War Years in 4 volumes, complete. With 426 half-tones of photographs, and 244 cuts of ca... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$180.00
6) Abraham Lincoln: The War Years, 4 volume set (complete)
Sandburg, Carl
 
New York: Harcourt Brace, 1939. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1939. Four volume set, first book club edition, the same as the first edition. Illustrated thoughout with half-tones of photographs, cartoons, letters and documents. No dustjacket, one volume a bit rubbed. Very clean copies in near fine condition.. Reprint. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$145.00
7) The Age of Lincoln
Burton, Orville Vernon
 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Hill & Wang Pub, 2007. First edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 420 pp. In this remarkable reappraisal of Lincoln—winner of the 2007 Heartland Prize—historian Orville Vernon Burton shows how the president's "Southernness" empowered him to conduct a civil war that redefined freedom as a personal right protected by the rule of law. Abolishing slavery, the age's most extraordinary accomplishment, was not its most profound, argues Burton; the enduring legacy... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$49.00
8) The Age of Lincoln
Burton, Orville Vernon
 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Hill & Wang Pub, 2007. First edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 420 pp. In this remarkable reappraisal of Lincoln—winner of the 2007 Heartland Prize—historian Orville Vernon Burton shows how the president's "Southernness" empowered him to conduct a civil war that redefined freedom as a personal right protected by the rule of law. Abolishing slavery, the age's most extraordinary accomplishment, was not its most profound, argues Burton; the enduring legacy... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$29.00
9) The Alabama Arbitration Geneva 1872
Turner, Frederick B., translator
 
Geneva, Switzerland: Town Hall, 1988. Geneva: Town Hall, 1988. The Alabama Arbitration Geneva 1872. Geneva, Switzerland: Town Hall, 1988. Translated from the French by Frederick B. Turner, U. S. Mission to Geneva, 1988. 8vo. Wrappers. 88 pp. Collection of essays and facsimile copy of arbitration agreement. Very good condition. Scarce. . First Edition. Wrappers. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$40.00
10) Alaska : A Novel
Michener, James A
 
New York: Random House, 1988. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 868 p. Michener's epic novel of Alaska. Maps on endpapers and in-text. Illustrated chapter headings. Owner's name. Fine in fine dustjacket in mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
11) An Album Of Memories : Personal Histories from the Greatest Generation
Brokaw, Tom
 
New York: Random House Large Print, 2001. First large print edition. 4to. Cloth. 428 p. Illustrated with black and white photographs. History comes alive in this album-style book, where people's stories are told in their own words, accompanied by photographs and memorabilia of Word War II. The letters were written to newscaster Brokaw after the release of his book The Greatest Generation. Fine in near-fine dustjacket in mylar cover.. First Large Print Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 4to. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$50.00
12) Album of American History : Colonial Period
Adams, James Truslow
 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1944. Presumed first edition. 4to. Cloth. 418 p. Illustrated with black and white reproductions, maps, photographs, etc. The intent of this set is to tell the history of America through pictures made at the time the history was being made. There are 2 or more illustrations on each page, with accompanying identifying text putting the illustrations into context. Shelf wear. Slight sunning to boards. Near fine.. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾"... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
13) Album of American History Volume II : 1783-1853
Adams, James Truslow
 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1945. Presumed first edition. 4to. Cloth. 418 p. Illustrated with black and white reproductions, maps, photographs, etc. Volume II. The intent of this set is to tell the history of America through pictures made at the time the history was being made. There are 2 or more illustrations on each page, with accompanying identifying text putting the illustrations into context. Shelf wear. Slight sunning to boards. Near fine.. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9&fr... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
14) All Battle Stations Manned, The United States Navy in World War II
Poling, James
 
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1971. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1971. First edition. 8vo. Hardcover binding, 249 pp. plus bibliography and index. SIGNED/INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on free front endpaper. The story of the regrouping and recovery of the U. S. Navy after its devastating losses at Pearl Harbor. Very good in very good dustjacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$45.00
15) All the Brave Rifles: An Historical Novel of Texas
Venable, Clarke
 
Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1929. Chicago, IL, Reilly & Lee, 1929. First edition. 12mo. Maroon silk cloth with black lettering embossed on spine and black lettering and artwork embossed on front board, endpapers decorated with map of Texas, 369 pp. Former owner name on endpaper, otherwise would be graded as near fine. This book is in remarkable condition for its age! A real gem! RARE! Very good in a near fine dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Near Fine. 12mo - ov... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$36.00
16) Allegiance: Fort Sumter, Charleston, and the Beginning of the Civil War
Detzer, David
 
New York: Harcourt, 2001. First edition, 8vo. Hard cover binding, 367 pp. New in new dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$29.00
17) The Alliance--America, Europe, Japan: Makers of the Postwar World
Barnet, Richard J
 
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1983. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1983. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 511 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Previous owner name and blind stamp. Remainder mark on bottom of pages. Very good in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Remainder. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
18) America in Search of Itself : The Making of the President 1956-1980
White, Theodore H
 
New York: Harper & Row, 1982. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 465 p. Maps of electoral vote returns printed on endpapers. Edges of boards are faded. Jacket has edgewear. Neat fine in very good jacket in mylar cover.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
19) America Back on Track
Kennedy, Edward M
 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Press, 2006. New York: Viking, 2006. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 210 pp. New in new dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
20) America in the Modern World
Brogan, D. W
 
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1960. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1960. First edition. 8vo. Cloth binding. Obituary of D. W. Brogan from The New York Times 7 January, 1974 laid in. Very good.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
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