Category: AMERICAN


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Abraham Lincoln: Wisdom and Wit. (Illustrated by Jeff Hill).

By: BACHELDER, Louise. (Editor).:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York: The Peter Pauper Press, 1965.:

Seller ID: 15294

1st ed. Sayings of Abraham Lincoln. 19cms. x 11.5cms. Pp. 61, 8 illustrations. Brown and green cloth, matching illustrated d/w. VG/G+. View more info

Prohibition: The 13 Years That Changed America.

By: BEHR, Edward.:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London: BBC Books, 1997.:

Seller ID: 31347

1st ed. Published to accompany a television series of the same name. "The many shocking and compelling stories to be found in this fascinating study do much to challenge conventional perceptions of the Prohibition era and of how it shaped modern-day America." Pp.256, 16 pages of b/w photo illustrations. Black cloth, d/w. VG/VG. View more info

War Comes Again: Comparative Vistas on the Civil War and World War II.

By: BORITT, Gabor S. (editor).:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.:

Seller ID: 31346

1st ed. "The Civil War and World War II stand as the two great cataclysms of American History....eleven eminent historians - including three Pulitzer Prize winners, all veterans of the Second World War - offer an illuminating comparison of these two epic events..." Pp.16/288.Red cloth spine, white boards, dustwrapper has minor crease to lower front edge. VG/VG. View more info

Ought American Slavery to be Perpuated? A Debate. (held at Philadelphia,September 1858).

By: BROWNLOW, Rev W.G. and PRYNE, Rev A.:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Miami: Mnemosyne Publishing,1969.:

Seller ID: 21160

Reprinted from 1858 original. Pp.305, patterned endpapers. Black cloth,title to spine. VG. View more info

Columbus in the Capitol. Commemorative Quincentenary Edition.

By: CHAMBERS, Ann (ed).:

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Washington: U.S. Government. 1992.:

Seller ID: 25175

"A tribute to Christopher Columbus and the Quincentenary of his discovery of America". 21.5cms x 28cms. Pp 38, many colour illustrations. P/b. Illustrated cover. VG. View more info

Civil War Times Illustrating the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

By: FOWLER, Robert H.:

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Historical Times Inc, 1965.:

Seller ID: 14694

1st ed. "This new kind of pictorial history has been prepared for those who are interested in the Lincoln murder but who may know little more about it than that John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Thester in washington on April 14 1865." Pp.64, b/w illustrations throughout book. P/b. G+. View more info

Saratoga: The Decisive Battle.

By: FURNEAUX, Rupert.:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1971.:

Seller ID: 21330

1st ed. Pp.304, 14 b/w illustrations & 3 maps. Red cloth. VG. View more info

Battles of the American Civil War.

By: JOHNSON, Curt, & McLAUGHLIN, Mark.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Maidenhead: Sampson Low, 1977.:

Seller ID: 14731

1st ed. "With its authoritative text and superb visual style, the book will be prized by historians, modellers, military collectors and the growing army of wargamers, as well as by general readers with an interest in this most fundamental of all wars fought on American soil". 32cms. x 22cms. Pp. 160, 15 coloured & 102 b/w illustrations, + 24 maps, illustrated endpapers, dar blue cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. F/VG. View more info

Wyoming: Frontier State. (drawings by Ramona Bowman).

By: LINFORD, Velma.:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Denver:Old West Publishing Co.,1947.:

Seller ID: 16165

1st ed. Illustrated history of Wyoming. Pp.12/428,frontis. + b/w photos and illustrations throughout, illustrated endpapers, long inscription by the author to verso frontis. Green cloth, yellow illustrated title to front and spine. VG. View more info

The Mississippi: The life and legends of America's greatest river.

By: MILLER, A. (Editor).:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York: Crescent Books, 1975.:

Seller ID: 14735

1st Crescent ed. "This delightful book, with over 120 pictures, captures the whole history of one of the world's greatest rivers, and explains its geography, the geology of its basin, its importance for trade". 29.5cms. x 20.1cms. Pp. 127, 66 coloured and 47 b/w illustrations, + 12 maps, verso front board, illustrated endpapers. Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w has slight chipping to top edges. VG/G+. View more info

Pacific Destiny. An Informal History of the U.S. in the Far East: 1776-1968.

By: O'CONNOR, Richard.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1969.:

Seller ID: 20421

1st ed. 'Pacific Destiny' is a vivid account of the men who shaped and directed America's Pacific ambitions. Pp. 16/505, frontis, 33 b/w illustrations, illustrated endpapers. Yellow boards with red spine and gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w has edge chippings. VG/G+. View more info

Via Western Express and Stagecoach. California's Transportation Links with the Nation,1848-1869.

By: WINTHER, Oscar Osburn.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press,1979.:

Seller ID: 15650

1st in this ed. "This is the story of stagecoach and express transportation in California before the "Iron Horse" came puffing across the Sierra Nevada. Also, it is the history of travel during a time when hordes of people from all parts of the globe rushed to California in search of fortune and fame, a time when the West was bumptious, raucous, and wild. Pp.10/158,folding map of California + 24 b/w illustrations, decorative illustrations by Arthur Lites. Brown cloth, gilt title to front and spine. VG. View more info