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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 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

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$30.00
10) The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History & Arts : Volume 50 No. 2, Spring1990
Editor
 
Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 1990. Salem: Peabody Essex Museum, 1990. First edition. Volume 50 No. 2, Spring 1990. 4to. Soft cover. Black and white photographs, illustrations, reproductions, and maps. Includes articles on Acting Master Samuel B. Gregory : The Trials of an Unexperienced Captain on the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron; Pestilence from the Sea and American Maritime Quarantine Policy; Reform in the United States Navy : The "Plucking" of Officers in the Latter 1850s; Right W... more information

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$30.00
11) The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History & Arts : Volume 50 No. 3, Summer 1990
Editor
 
Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 1990. Salem: Peabody Essex Museum, 1990. First edition. Volume 50 No. 3, Summer 1990. 4to. Soft cover. Black and white photographs, illustrations, reproductions, and maps. Includes articles on A History of Fluvial Navigation -- The Example of the Meuse; An Old Fashioned Form of Protectionism -- The Role Played by British Naval Power in China from 1860-1941; Warships of the Ancient Mediterranean; The Philadelphia Steamboat of 1796; A Dangerous Sport -- A Boston Boy'... more information

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$30.00
12) 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
13) American Needlework: The History of Decorative Stitchery and Embroidery from the Late 16th to the 20th Century
Harbeson, Georgiana Brown
 
New York: Bonanza Books New York: Bonanza, no publication date. Reprint. 4to. Cloth binding, 232 pp. Illustrated throughout with black and white illustrations and plates. Dust jacket is price-clipped with a few minor defects. Book is just about fine with a little tenderness bottom of spine. Very good in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. Reprint. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Harbeson, Georgiana Brown. 4to.. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$24.00
14) American Heritage History of Colonial America
Editor
 
New York: American Heritage Press, 1967. Presumed first edition. 4to. Cloth. 2 volumes in slipcase. Color and black and white illustrations, photographs, maps, etc. A beautifully produced two-volume set on Colonial America. Includes History of Colonial Antiques and the History of the Thirteen Colonies in strong slipcase with pasted-down illustration/title. Slipcase has small split at bottom. Books are absolutely spotless. Fine in near-fine slipcase.. Cloth. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12"... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$100.00
15) 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
16) 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
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

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$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 : Volume 50 No. 4, Fall 1990
Editor
 
Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 1990. Salem: Peabody Essex Museum, 1990. First edition. Volume 50 No. 3, Fall 1990. 4to. Soft cover. Black and white photographs, illustrations, reproductions, and maps. Includes articles on Pistols and Honor -- The James Barron-Stephen Decatur Conflict 1798-1807; The Panay Revisited -- A Maritime Perspective; Armed Merchantmen and Privateers -- Another Perspective on America's Quasi-War with France; Finding Longitude at Sea by Magnetic Declination on Dutch East In... more information

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$30.00
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