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New England's Generation. The Great Migration and the Formation of Society and Culture in the Seventeenth Century.

By: ANDERSON, Virginia DeJohn.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. 052144764X:

Seller ID: 45067

ISBN: 052144764X


"Through analyses of the process of migration and settlement and of the symbolic meaning that participants attached to their experiences, the book tells the story of New England's origins as one of dynamism and change. Focusing on the lives of nearly 700 emigrants, the narrative examines such topics as the settler' motives for leaving England, their experience of the voyage, their pattern of settlement in the New World, and their search for economic security in a new land." Pp.x/232. Paperback, uneven discolouration to cover. G+. View more info

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Vanguards of the Frontier. (Illustrated).

By: DICK, Everett.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York: D.Appleton-Century Company, 1941.:

Seller ID: 42759


Social History of the Northern Plains and Rocky Mountains from the Earliest White Contacts to the Coming of the Homemaker. Prequel to "The Sod-House Frontier". Pp.xviii/574, black & white frontispiece + 31 further black & white plates, maps to endpapers (The Northern Plains and Rocky Mountains), small owner's name to front free endpaper. Brown cloth, cowboy on a horse motif to front board. VG. View more info

Weston. The Forging of a Connecticut Town.

By: FARNHAM, Thomas J.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Canaan, New Hampshire: Phoenix Publishing for Weston Historical Society, 1979. 0914016598:

Seller ID: 45070

ISBN: 0914016598


1st edition. "No great battles were ever fought in Weston, but the chronicle of its ordinary people is the enchanting and richly human story of a town whose past is woven through its present - and its future." Pp.xvi/266, many black & white photos and illustrations throughout, inscribed by the author to title page. Black cloth spine with red boards, dustwrapper slightly rubbed. VG/G+. View more info

George Thorpe and the Berkeley Company. A Gloucestershire Enterprise in Virginia.

By: GETHYN-JONES, Eric.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1982.:

Seller ID: 44315


1st edition. "Concerned primarily with the life of George Thorpe (1576-1622) of Wanswell Court, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, the establishment of the Berkeley Company, which settled in Virginia, and in which Thorpe was much involved, and its final elimination..." Pp.296, black & white portrait frontispiece + 13 further illustrations and 2 maps. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. VG. View more info

The Origins of the American Revolution.

By: MILLER, John C.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Faber & Faber Ltd., 1945.:

Seller ID: 11078


1st ed. Paints a fascinating picture of the period before the American Revolution and describes, step by step, the events on both sides of the Atlantic which led to America's separation from the Mother Country. Pp. 372. Pages toned. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine, rubbed covers, illustd. d/w, chipped edges. G/G. View more info

About Paterson: The Making and Unmaking of an American City.

By: NORWOOD, Christopher.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: New York: Harper Colophon Books/Harper & Row, 1975.:

Seller ID: 32903


"This unusual and interesting book is about one of the most rundown cities in a state that seems to spawn them. But it has applications to many small American cities because Paterson's problems are problems they share..."(Publishers Weekly). Pp.256,slight toning to pages (probably due to being printed on 100% recycled paper). Pbk, slight sunning to spine. G+. View more info

Lewis Morris. Anglo-American Statesman. ca. 1613-1691.

By: SMITH, Samuel Stelle.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press Inc, 1983. 0391027670:

Seller ID: 44393

ISBN: 0391027670


1st edition. "Colonel Lewis Morris has been one of the most overlooked shapers of early colonial American history....Yet, he was one of the most influential and colorful men in middle and late 17th century American public affairs." Pp.xii/136, 7 plates. Dark blue cloth, gilttitle to front and spine. VG. View more info

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Men To Match My Mountains. The Opening of the Far West 1840-1900.

By: STONE, Irving.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York: Doubleday & Company, 1956. 0:

Seller ID: 37907


Mainstream of America Series. "An interwoven pageant of stories of the great westward drive which, in a few rousing decades, settled a continent and gave the United States dimensions of which its founders hardly dreamed. ..This book is a colorful gallery of characters: heroes and rascals, adventurers and plodders, men who invaded and tamed or were tamed by what the geographers call the true Far West - California, Nevada, Utah, and Colorado." Pp.460/7(ads for books to end), maps to endpapers, small owner's label to front free endpaper. Green cloth, dustwrapper(illustration by William B... View more info