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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) The 7-Day Afghan Book
Leinhauser, Jean; Rita Weiss
 
New York, NY, U.S.A.: Sterling Publishing Company, Incorporated, 1985. New York: Sterling, 1985. First edition. 4to. A collection of almost 50 afghans that are quick and easy to make using knit and crochet techniques. Dust jacket is worn at extremities. No writing inside. Very good in good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
3) 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
4) Address to the Inhabitants of the United States of America on the Proposed Federal Constitution 1789
Franklin, Benjamin
 
London: The Gentleman's Magazine, 1789. London: The Gentleman's Magazine, February 1789. 12mo. Black leatherette binding, titles in gilt. 188 pp. Over 4 double-columns. Franklin's impassioned plea to the inhabitants of the United States of America to accept the new United States Constitution. A beautifully written letter, comparing the creation of the Constitution and the reluctance of individuals to support it to the creation and the initial resistance of the Israelites in accepting Mosaic law.... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$425.00
5) The Alhambra, Author's Revised Edition
Irving, Washington
 
New York: G. P. Putnam, Hurd & Houghton, 1865. First thus. Marble boards over cloth. Double vignettes. 425 pp. Antique ex-library. Purchased directly from the historical collection of one of the USA's oldest institutions and bearing its hand-dated and hand-numbered bookplate. Water stain on last page and endpaper. Occasional foxing. Hinges cracked. Good condition.. First Thus. Quarter Cloth. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Antique ex-library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$45.00
6) All Aboard! The Railroad Trains That Built America
Elting, Mary
 
New York: Four Winds, 1969. New York: Four Winds, 1969. First thus first revised edition. 8vo. Pictorial boards, 127 pp. Ex-library. Good in very good dust jacket, protected with a library-issued mylar cover.. First Thus. Pictorial Boards. Good/Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
7) 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
8) Alphabetical List of Additions made to the War Department Library from May, 1884, to June, 1891
War Department
 
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1891. First edition. 4to. Brown silk binding, titles in gilt, 114 pp. Antique ex-library with hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate from the Sturgis Library, one of the oldest in the nation. Fading to rear board, dot of white to spine. Solid, clean book. Very good.. First Edition. Silk. Very Good. 4to. Antique ex-library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$42.00
9) The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History & Arts : Volume 55 No. 2, Spring 1995
Editor
 
Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 1995. Volume 55, Number 2, Spring 1995. 4to. Soft cover. Black and white photographs, illustrations, reproductions, and maps. Includes articles on The Jeffersonian Gunboats in Service 1804-1825; A Means to an End -- Gunboats and Thomas Jefferson's Theory of Defense; Lothrop Awards Announcement; The Ship Without Liberty -- Mutiny and the Clipper Contest; The Plattsburg Mutiny 1816; Pilots and Pilotage in North Carolina to the Civil War; book reviews, and more. Only... more information

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$30.00
10) The American Mind
Perry, Bliss
 
Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1968. Port Washington: Kennikat, 1968. Reprint. Ex-library. 12mo. Hard cover binding, 249 pp. Very clean ex-library; appears not to have been read. Very good.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12 mo.. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
11) American Folk : Folk Art from the Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Museum of Fine Arts Boston
 
Boston: Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 2001. First edition. 4to. Soft cover. 110 p. Suggested reading. Color photographs. The wonderful folk art collection of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, beautifully illustrated in this full-color book. As new.. First Edition. Soft Cover. New/New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
12) American Plays Printed 1714-1830: A Bibliographical Record
Hill, Frank Pierce, Compiler
 
Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1934. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1934. First edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 152 pp. Previous owner name on front endpaper, tick marks in margins throughout, endpapers tanned. Dust jacket has light shelf wear. Good in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
13) The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History & Arts : Volume 58 No. 3, Summer 1998
Editor
 
Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 1998. Volume 58 No. 3, Summer 1998. 4to. Soft cover. Black and white photographs, illustrations, reproductions, and maps. Includes articles on The Killing of Shabet -- A Narrative of Extraterritorial Rights Zanzibar 1846-1851; US Revenue Cutters Captured in the War of 1812; Columbia Navy in the Korean War 1950-1953; The Brig Mexican of Salem, Captured by Pirates, and her Escape; Shipping Out -- Crossing the North Pacific in Winter; book reviews, and more. Only exlibrary... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
14) American Rooms in Miniature
Thorne, Mrs. James Ward
 
Chicago, IL, U.S.A.: Art Institute of Chicago, 1941. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1941.. Second edition. Oblong 8vo. Wrappers, 79 pp., heavily illustrated with accompanying text. A fascinating collection of rooms on a miniature scale. Ex-library. Very good condition.. Reprint. Wrappers. Very Good. Oblong 8vo. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
15) An American Flower Show, May 9 through October 13, 1980
Heritage Plantation of Sandwich
 
Sandwich: Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, 1980. Sandwich: Heritage Plantation. First edition. 32 pp. very heavily illustrated. Catalogue of 128 items in graphic arts, sculpture, furniture, textiles, ceramics, glass and toleware that formed the exhibit. New.. First Edition. Stiff Wrappers. New. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Exhibition Catalog. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
16) American Leviathan: Empire, Nation, and Revolutionary Frontier
Griffin, Patrick
 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Hill & Wang Pub, 2007. First edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 368 pp. with index. A picture of the frontier, especially the Ohio River Valley, during the American Revolution. New in new dustjacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$26.00
17) American Literature 1607-1885: Volume 1, Development of American Thought
Richardson, Charles F.
 
New York: G.P. Putnam's, 1887. New York: G.P. Putnam and Company, 1887. First edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 535 pp., index. Discoloration to boards, no writing inside. Volume 1 of 2. Very good. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
18) The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin
Wood, Gordon S.
 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Penguin Press, 2004. New York: Penguin, 2004. 8vo. First edition. 8vo. Glossy boards, 299 pp. We all know Benjamin Franklin, or think we do, as the genial polymath and aphorist who was so very American that we think of him as the "first American." The problem with this image, according to Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Gordon Wood, is that it is simply not true. Here he gives us the real Franklin: his preoccupation with becoming a gentleman and his conversion to revo... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$32.00
19) The American Language: An inquiry into the development of English in the United States, plus Supplement I and II, 3-volume uniform set
Mencken, H. L
 
New York: Alfred A Knopf Inc, 1962. H.L. Mencken, The American Language: An inquiry into the development of English in the United States, plus Supplement I and II, 3-volume uniform set. New York: Knopf, 1962. 8vo. 769, xxix; 739, xxxv; 890, xliii pp. No writing inside. Near fine.. Fourth Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$55.00
20) The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History & Arts : Winter 2001
Editor
 
Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 2001. Volume 61 No. 1. Winter 2001. 4to. Soft cover. Black and white photographs, illustrations, reproductions, and maps. Includes articles on the Continental Naval Brig Andrew Andrea Doria; A Norse Etymology for Luff -- Weather Edge of a Sail; Big Ben -- Squire Sail of the Yacht America -- Navy Wives and WAVES -- Sources for W Omen's History in the Naval Ware College's Naval Historical Collection; the Last Voyage of the Juan de Fuca; book reviews, and more. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
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