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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) 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

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
4) 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
5) 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
6) 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
7) 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
8) 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
9) 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
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) The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History & Arts : Volume 56 No. 3, Summer 1996
Editor
 
Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 1996. Volume 56, Number 3, Summer 1996. 4to. Soft cover. Black and white photographs, illustrations, reproductions, and maps. Includes articles on a Tugman's Story -- Life and Times of B. B. Inman; The United States Navy Boarding Rattle -- A Unique Item of Nineteenth Century US Naval Ordnance; William A. Moffett and His "Disastrous Dirigibles"; A Home on the Sublime -- Trans-Oceanic Perspectives; How We Built Ships on Cooper's Point Before WWII -- A Tr... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
12) The American Heritage Cookbook, Vol 1 & 2
Editor
 
New York: American Heritage Publishing Company, 1964. New York: American Heritage, 1964. Illustrated History, Menus & Recipes. Two volume set, tall, heavy 8vos.,green cloth binding, illustrated with color photos of the period, as well as the food, 629 pp. plus index, very substantial. Decorated endpapers., Light edge wear. A great collection of American cuisine and history. Near fine.. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$33.00
13) The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History & Arts : Volume 50 No. 1, Winter 1990
Editor
 
Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 1990. Salem: Peabody Essex Museum, 1990. First edition. Volume 50 No. 1, Winter 1990. 4to. Soft cover. Black and white photographs, illustrations, reproductions, and maps. Includes articles on Lattitude Errors and the New England Voyages of Print and Waymouth; Edmund Custis and His "Wreck-Fishing" Invention; Sea Power and South America -- The Brazils or South American Station of the Royal Navy 1808-1837; Voyage to Canada's Arctic Islands; The Battle for Co... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
14) The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History & Arts : Volume 59 No. 3, 1999
Editor
 
Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 1999. Volume 59 No. 3, 1999. 4to. Soft cover. Black and white photographs, illustrations, reproductions, and maps. Includes articles on Honolulu and Whaling on the Japan Grounds; Broadsides and Brown Water -- The US Navy in Riverine Warfare During the War of 1812; The Gertrude L. Thebaud Aground in Frobisher Bay -- With Donald B. MacMillan's 1937 Arctic Expedition; Marsala -- The Tribulations of a Ship, Her Captain, and his Government; book reviews, and more. Only ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
15) American Contributions to Civilization and Other Essays and Addresses
Eliot, Charles W
 
New York: The Century Company, 1897. First Edition. Red cloth binding, gold titles. 381 pp. Top edge gilt. Laid paper, light foxing. Very good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$24.00
16) American Woodworking Tools
Kebabian, Paul B.; Witney, D
 
Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1979. Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1979. First edition. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. 4to. Hard cover binding, 213 pp. Illustrated throughout in black and white and color. Fine in fine dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Illustrated. 4to.. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$115.00
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) 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
20) 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

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$30.00
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