Here you can browse 170 Americana titles (not including The West) that are currently on our shelves, as of September 10, 2011 in Walpole, New Hampshire. We have a separate page for books on the various states, as well as a separate American History page. Ordering is easy from Ray Boas, Bookseller, just make a note of the (Order No.) and contact us. Thank you, RAY

1. AMERICAN HERITAGE, American Heritage Pub. Co., vg+, The first 6 issues in "Book Form". Volume VI Nos 1-6, December 1954, Feb. 1955, April, 1955, June, 1955, August, 1955; and October, 1955., (Order No: 5580 ), $40.00

2. AMERICAN HERITAGE, g, wraps, Published by the American Association for State and Local History, Sturbridge, MA. Winter 1954 Vol 4, Number 2. One of the last soft cover issues prior to the Book Form published by American Heritage Publishing Co., (Order No: 5581 ), $22.50

3. Arciniegas, German (translated from the Spanish by Gabriela Arciniegas and R. Victoria Arana), AMERICA IN EUROPE: A HISTORY OF THE NEW WORLD IN REVERSE, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, San Diego, CA, (1986) 1st ed, B&W frontis, 298pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0151055556 "Many are the books written about the influence of European thought on America, yet there are none to speak of on the opposite phenomenon: the impact of America on European thought and history--which is why this book may seem to have been thought out in reverse.", (Order No: 21621 ), $4.00

4. Ashworth, Marjorie, GLORY ROAD: PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE PAST & PRESENT, Link Press, Publishers, McLean, VA, 1986, sepia tone ill., 138pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0912991046, (Order No: 7222 ), $7.50

5. Bailey, Kenneth P., THE OHIO COMPANY OF VIRGINIA AND THE WESTWARD MOVEMENT, 1748-1792: A CHAPTER IN THE HISTORY OF THE COLONIAL FRONTIER, The Arthur H. Clark Company, Glendale, CA, 1939, B&W maps, 374pp, good, blue cloth w/light edgewear (hardcover) EX-LIB, Minimal ex-lib markings - spine mark hard to see, pocket removed. Clean and tight copy., (Order No: 32119 ), $75.00

6. Barrett, Richmond, GOOD OLD SUMMER DAYS: NEWPORT, NARRAGANSETT PIER, SARATOGA, LONG BRANCH, BAR HARBOR, D. Appleton-Century Company, New York, 1941 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 338pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 4569 ), $10.00

7. Bartholomew, Ann (compiled by); Metz, Lance E. (researched by), DELAWARE AND LEHIGH CANALS, Center for Canal History, Easton, PA, 1989, B&W illustrations, 158pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION, ISBN 0930973097 These canals were developed to move anthracite coal from the mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania to where it was used., (Order No: 61273 ), $20.00

8. Bartley, Numan V., THE EVOLUTION OF SOUTHERN CULTURE, University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA, (1988) 1st ptg, 148pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0820309931 Recently, historical scholarship has shown a growing interest in the evolution of southern culture and the forces that shaped it. This book brings together original, searching essays by nine of the nation's most distinguished scholars: Immanuel Wallerstein, Eugene D. Genovese, Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Eric Foner, Nell Irvin Painter, George M. Fredrickson, Joel Williamson, Bertram Wyatt-Brown, and Paul K. Conkin., (Order No: 16197 ), $12.50

9. Bartley, Numan V., THE NEW SOUTH, 1945-1980 - THE STORY OF THE SOUTH'S MODERNIZATION -- HISTORY OF THE SOUTH VOLUME XI, Louisiana State Univ. Press, Baton Rouge, LA, 1995, 548pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0807120383 Baartley traces developments in the political, economic, religious, cultural, and social realms of southern life., (Order No: 51573 ), $10.00

10. Bates, Mrs. D. B., INCIDENTS ON LAND AND WATER - WOMEN IN AMERICA FROM COLONIAL TIMES TO THE 20TH CENTURY SERIES, Arno Press, New York, 1974, 336pp, fine, gray cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket as published, ISBN 0405060769 First published in 1858. "Or, Four Years on the Pacific Coast. Being a Narrative of the Burning of the Ships Nonantum, Humayoon and Fanchon, Together with Many Startling and Interesting Adventures on Sea and Land." Owner's name stamp in book., (Order No: 55514 ), $20.00

11. Berkman, Alexander (editor) (introduction by Barry Pateman), THE BLAST, AK Press, Oakland, CA, (2005), B&W illustrations, 242pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1904859089 Complete collection of the incendiary San Francisco bi-monthly anarchist newspaper edited by Alexandeer Berkman from 1916-1917 that gave voice to the worldwide anarchist movement., (Order No: 58754 ), $12.50

12. Berry, William Banks; Wentworth, Chapman (editor and signed by), LOST SIERRA: GOLD, GHOSTS & SKIS - THE LEGENDARY DAYS OF SKIING IN THE CALIFORNIA MINING CAMPS, Western Amer. SkiSport Mus., Soda Springs, CA, (1991), 231 B&W illustrations, maps, 227pp, index, good+, wraps (softcover) small chip bottom of spine, (Order No: 57849 ), $40.00

13. Binkowski, Don, COL. P. W. NORRIS: YELLOWSTONE'S GREATEST SUPERINTENDENT - AMERICAN'S EARLY ENVIRONMENTAL CHAMPION (1877-1882), C & D of Warren, Warren, MI, 1995, B&W illustrations, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0964652706, (Order No: 60356 ), $50.00

14. Booth, Edward Townsend, COUNTRY LIFE IN AMERICA AS LIVED BY TEN PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1947 1st ed, 264pp, index, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Presents unfamiliar aspects of the lives of some of our presidents. The combination of agrarian ideals and a sound classical education the author says produced unusual qualities of leadership. Included are: Adams; Washington; Jefferson; Jackson; Van Buren; Harrison; Buchanan; Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt; and, Coolidge., (Order No: 56408 ), $8.00

15. Bradley, Francis, THE AMERICAN PROPOSITION: A NEW TYPE OF MAN, Moral Re-Armament, Inc., New York, 1977, 175pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 4609 ), $5.00

16. Braider, Donald, THE NIAGARA, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, (1972) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 295pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) previous owner's insc., ISBN 003085394X Sixty-second volume in the "Rivers of America" series., (Order No: 2879 ), $17.50

17. Brogan, D. W., AMERICAN THEMES, Kennikat Press, Port Washington, NY, (1949), 284pp, good+, brown cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0804605459 First published in 1949. AMERICAN THEMES is a selection from a great mass of periodical writing on America done by Brogan in the past sixteen years., (Order No: 53593 ), $7.00

18. Buchholtz, C. W., MAN IN GLACIER, Glacier Natural Hist. Assn., West Glacier, MT, (1976) 1st ptg, B&W and Sepia Toned ill., 88pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0916792013 A look at Glacier National Park demonstrating "the impact of man on nature and the equally vivid imprint of nature on man.", (Order No: 55239 ), $7.50

19. Burman, Ben Lucien, CHILDREN OF NOAH: GLIMPSES OF UNKNOWN AMERICA - LIMITED SIGNED EDITION, Julian Messner, Inc., New York, (1951), drawings by Alice Caddy, 233pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover), original acetate jacket, One of the "Limited Autographed Edition" of five hundred copies. Light fade to spine., (Order No: 25103 ), $10.00

20. Butterworth, Hezekiah, ZIGZAG JOURNEYS ON THE MISSISSIPPI: FROM CHICAGO TO THE ISLANDS OF THE DISCOVERY - THE ZIGZAG SERIES, Estes and Lauriat, Boston, MA, (1892), B&W illustrations, 392pp, good+, decorated brown boards (hardcover) EX-LIB Bookplate only, "It has been the purpose of the Zigzag books to enable young people to talk of the politics of different nations intelligently; it is the aim of this volume to prepare readers to discuss the meaning of the Great World's Fair of 1893, and the historical progress that the enterprise represents and illustrates.", (Order No: 53143 ), $30.00

21. Carson, Phil, ACROSS THE NORTHERN FRONTIER: SPANISH EXPLORATIONS IN COLORADO, Johnson Books, Boulder, CO, (1998) 1st ptg, 254pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1555662161, (Order No: 61109 ), $7.00

22. Carvalho, Jim (editor), BORDER BEAT: THE BORDER ARTS JOURNAL - WINTER 1998, NO. 8 - GIRLS AND GUNS, Dog Eat Dog Publishing, Tucson, AZ, 1998, B&W illustrations, 54pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 59872 ), $20.00

23. Carvalho, Jim (editor), BORDER BEAT: THE BORDER ARTS JOURNAL - SPRING-SUMMER 1998, NO. 9 - LOVE AND LANGUAGE, Dog Eat Dog Publishing, Tucson, AZ, 1998, B&W illustrations, 54pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 59873 ), $20.00

24. Carvalho, Jim (editor), BORDER BEAT: THE BORDER ARTS JOURNAL - FALL-WINTER, NO. 10 - DAMAS DE LA NOCHE, Dog Eat Dog Publishing, Tucson, AZ, 1999, B&W illustrations, 54pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 59874 ), $20.00

25. Carvalho, Jim (editor), BORDER BEAT: THE BORDER ARTS JOURNAL - NO. 11 - JUICE, JUNK AND JAIL, Dog Eat Dog Publishing, Tucson, AZ, n.d., B&W illustrations, 50pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 59875 ), $20.00

26. Carver, Jonathan (Captain of the Provincial troops in America), THREE YEARS' TRAVELS THROUGHOUT THE INTERIOR PARTS OF NORTH AMERICA, FOR MORE THAN FIVE THOUSAND MILE, ..., Isaiah Thomas & Co., Walpole, NH, 1813, 280pp, very good, original calf binding w/black spine label (hardcover), "...CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF THE LAKES, ISLANDS, AND RIVERS, CATERACTS, MOUNTAINS, MINERALS, SOIL AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTIONS OF THE NORTH WEST REGIONS OF THAT VAST CONTINENT; WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE BIRDS, BEASTS, REPTILES, INSECTS, AND FISHES PECULIAR TO THE COUNTRY. TOGETHER WITH A CONCISE HISTORY OF THE GENIUS, MANNERS, AND CUSTOMS OF THE INDIANS INHABITING THE LANDS THAT LIE ADJACENT TO THE HEADS AND WEST OF THE RIVER MISSISSIPPI; AND AN APPENDIX, DESCRIBING THE UNCULTIVATED PARTS OF AMERICA, THAT ARE THE MOST PROPER FOR FORMIRG (sic) SETTLEMENTS." Howes C215 First published in 1778 as TRAVELS THROUGH THE INTERIOR PARTS OF NORTH AMERICA ... 1766-8. Title page is this Walpole edition has typos and reads "THREE YEARS' TRAVELS THOUGHOUT THE INTERIOR PARTS..." Carver penetrated further into the West than other English explorers before the Revolution seeking a transcontinental waterway. Aside from exploring some tributaries of the Mississippi, he made no substantial contributions to geographical knowledge, but his book stimulated curiosity concerning routes to the Pacific. CONDITION NOTE CONTINUED: A VERY NICE CLEAN AND TIGHT COPY WITH SOME LIGHT EDGEWEAR. Previous owner's names on black leaves., (Order No: 45256 ), $375.00

27. Cashman, Sean Dennis, PROHIBITION: THE LIE OF THE LAND, The Free Press, New York, (1981) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 290pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0029057302 Comprehensive survey of the years the US went dry - 1920-1933., (Order No: 3222 ), $8.00

28. Cassady, Charles, PARANORMAL GREAT LAKES - AN ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Atglen, PA, (2009), B&W illustrations, 192pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 9780764332951, (Order No: 60496 ), $8.00

29. Cassady, Stephen (text by), SPANNING THE GATE: THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE, Squarebooks, Mill Valley, CA, (1979), B&W illustrations, 132pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's inscription, ISBN 0916290069 A look at building the impossible., (Order No: 55796 ), $7.50

30. Chappell, Helen, THE CHESAPEAKE BOOK OF THE DEAD: TOMBSTONES, EPITAPHS, HISTORIES, REFLECTIONS AND ODDMENTS OF THE REGION, John Hopkins University Pr., Baltmore, MD, (1999) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 135pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0801860415, (Order No: 61159 ), $16.50

31. Chariton, Wallace O., EXPLORING THE ALAMO LEGENDS, Wordware Publishing, Inc., Plano, TX, (1992) 3rd ptg, B&W illustrations, 266pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1556222556, (Order No: 37351 ), $5.00

32. Chittenden, Hiram Martin (with a new introduction by Grace Lee Nute), HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN FUR TRADE OF THE FAR WEST - VOLUME I AND VOLUME II - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Academic Reprints, Stanford, CA, 1954, 2 vols, 1029pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacketS (hardcover), "A History of the Pioneer Trading Posts and Early Fur Companies of the Missouri Valley and the Rocky Mountains and of the Overland Commerce with Santa Fe." Originally published in 1902. Howes C390., (Order No: 7712 ), $20.00

33. Cleland, Robert Glass & Hardy, Osgood, MARCH OF INDUSTRY, Powell Publishing Co., Los Angeles, CA, (1929), B&W illustrations, 322pp, very good, tan cloth (hardcover), Deals with the material progress of California. An economic history of the state dealing with agriculture, petroleum resources, water and power, and the financing of the growth., (Order No: 2794 ), $6.00

34. Corbett, Ruth, DADDY DANCED THE CHARLESTON: A NOSTALGIC REMEMBRANCE OF OUR YESTERDAYS, A. S. Barnes and Co., Cranbury, NJ, (1970), B&W illustrations, 324pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0498073939, (Order No: 1577 ), $7.00

35. Corle, Edwin (series edited by Hervey Allen and Carl Carmer), THE GILA: RIVER OF THE SOUTHWEST - [RIVERS OF AMERICA], Rinehart & Company, Inc., New York, (1951) 2nd ptg, ill. by Ross Santee, 402pp, good++ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 60542 ), $30.00

36. Cox, S. E. J., GIRLS, GUSHERS & ROUGHNECKS, The Naylor Company, San Antonio, TX, (1972), 310pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0811104419 "Thinly disguised as fiction in order to show the character, thoughts and motives of the people concerned" with the discovery of the first huge oil well west of the Mississippi - Spindletop in 1901., (Order No: 50030 ), $14.50

37. Dana, C. W., THE GREAT WEST, OR THE GARDEN OF THE WORLD; ITS HISTORY, ITS WEALTH, ITS NATURAL ADVANTAGES, AND ITS FUTURE ..., Wentworth and Company, Boston, MA, 1857, B&W illustrations, 396pp, ads, good+, original light green cloth (hardcover) clean & tight copy, "...ALSO COMPRISING A COMPLETE GUIDE TO EMIGRANTS, WITH A FULL DESCRIPTION OF THE DIFFERENT ROUTES WESTWARD. WITH STATISTICS AND FACTS, FROM HON. THOMAS H. BENTON, GEN. SAM HOUSTON, AND COL. JOHN C. FREMONT." Includes a Historical Account of the West; information on Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, and Kansas, Nebraska, Minnesota, Texas, New Mexico, Utah, Oregon, Washington Territory, California; Information to Kansas Emigrants; Constitution of American Settlement Co.; Octagon Settlement Company; Vegetarian Settlement Company; Rivers; and, Routes to the West. Exceptionally nice clean and tight copy internally., (Order No: 53236 ), $95.00

38. Daniell, Rosemary, FATAL FLOWERS: ON SIN, SEX, AND SUICIDE IN THE DEEP SOUTH, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, (1980) 1st ed, 293pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0030221919 "...the story of one woman's coming of age amid all the contradictions and tensions of a region that is drenched in eroticism, yet which punishes and represses every manifestation of sexuality.", (Order No: 46493 ), $12.50

39. Davis, Harold E., HENRY GRADY'S NEW SOUTH: ATLANTA, A BRAVE AND BEAUTIFUL CITY, University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, AL, (1990), B&W illustrations, 254pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0817304541 This work examines what the New South movement meant to Henry W. Grady, believed by many to be its principal and most eloquent proponent. Davis demonstrates convincingly that Grady was not personally so committed to elevating the whole South through a regional economy of industrialization and improved agriculture and race relations, as he was to advancing the interests of Atlanta., (Order No: 14116 ), $12.00

40. de Champlain, Samuel (translated by Annie Nettleton Bourne|) (edited by Edward Gaylord Bourne), ALGONQUIANS, HURONS AND IROQUOIS: CHAMPLAIN EXPLORES AMERICA 1603-1616 [THE VOYAGES AND DISCOVERIES 1604-1616], Brook House Press, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, 2000, 238pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) owner's name, ISBN 1896986013, (Order No: 58182 ), $30.00

41. Dean, Gloria, THE DEAN MOUNTAIN STORY, Potomac Applachian Trail Cl., Vienna, VA, (1982), B&W illustrations, 80pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0915746204, (Order No: 58183 ), $6.00

42. Dillard, J. L., ALL-AMERICAN ENGLISH: A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN AMERICA, Random House, New York, (1975) 1st ed, 369pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0394489659 This book begins with the colonial period, pointing out that the English that first reached our shores already differed from British English., (Order No: 55972 ), $6.00

43. Downey, Fairfax, INDIAN-FIGHTING ARMY, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1941 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 329pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 56705 ), $15.00

44. Duffus, R. L. (text by) and Krutch, Charles, THE VALLEY AND ITS PEOPLE: A PORTRAIT OF TVA, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1944 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 167pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Here, in a collaboration of compact text and nearly one hundred superb photographs, is told the story of the nation's first great experiment in rebuilding by the stimulus of public enterprise a region laid waste by decades of exploitation., (Order No: 45287 ), $10.00

45. Dunlop, M. H., SIXTY MILES FROM CONTENTMENT: TRAVELING THE NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICAN INTERIOR, BasicBooks, New York, (1995), B&W illustrations, 277pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0465033652 Drawing on the work of more than three hundred travel writers--among them Charles Dickens, Margaret Fuller, Anthony Trollope, and Mark Twain--from America's own East Coast and from fourteen other countries, this book offers a witty and irreverent look at the wild Midwest in its heyday., (Order No: 17533 ), $3.50

46. Eifert, Virginia S., LOUIS JOLLIET: EXPLORER OF RIVERS, Dodd, Mead & Co., New York, 1961, 242pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 4606 ), $5.00

47. Everett-Green, Evelyn, THE YOUNG PIONEERS; OR WITH LA SALLE ON THE MISSISSIPPI, Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, 1907, 534pp, good, pictorial blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 32129 ), $25.00

48. Faris, John T., HISTORIC SHRINES OF AMERICA, George H. Doran Co., New York, (1918), B&W illustrations, 421pp, good+, green cloth (hardcover) nice clean and tight copy, "Being the story of one hundred and twenty historic buildings and the pioneers who made them notable.", (Order No: 5353 ), $10.00

49. Faris, John T., HISTORIC SHRINES OF AMERICA, George H. Doran Company, New York, (1918), B&W illustrations, 421pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) small hole in rear board/few pages, "Being the story of one hundred and twenty historic buildings and some of the pioneers who made them notable.", (Order No: 37175 ), $10.00

50. Farish, Hunter Dickinson (edited, with an introduction by), JOURNAL & LETTERS OF PHILIP VICKERS FITHIAN, 1773-1774: A PLANTATION TUTOR OF THE OLD DOMINION, Univ. Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, (1993) 5th ptg, 270pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0813900794 Williamsburg Restoration Historical Studies, No. 3., (Order No: 11432 ), $6.00

51. Fatout, Paul, INDIANA CANALS, Purdue University Press, West Lafayette, IN, (1995) 5th ptg, B&W illustrations, 216pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0911198784, (Order No: 60310 ), $4.50

52. Fischer, Joseph (translated from the German by Basil H. Soulsby), THE DISCOVERIES OF THE NORSEMEN IN AMERICA WITH SPECIAL RELATION TO THEIR EARLY CARTOGRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION, Burt Franklin, New York, (1970), B&W illustrations, 130pp, plates, very good+, maroon cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0833711318 Originally published in 1903., (Order No: 51792 ), $35.00

53. Fleener, Dora Otter, PALOUSE COUNTRY YESTERYEARS - [PALOUSE, WASHINGTON], published by the author, n.p., (1978), B&W illustrations, 260pp, very good, wraps (softcover), "This story has to do with the activities and events of the John Otter family..." The families beginnings in South Dakota country in the 1890s and move to Washington along with the history of the times and area., (Order No: 58808 ), $45.00

54. Franklin, Jimmie Lewis (with a foreword by J. Howard Edmondson), BORN SOBER: PROHIBITION IN OKLAHOMA, 1907-1959, Univ. of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK, (1971) 1st ed, 212pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0806109645 In addition to putting state liquor laws in national perspective, this social and historical account explains why any liquor question brings out the fighting spirit in Oklahomans., (Order No: 26500 ), $12.00

55. Franklin, Miles, UP THE COUNTRY: A SAGA OF PIONEERING DAYS, Beaufort Books, New York, (1987) 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 250pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0824304172 Franklin relates the saga of the pioneering Mazere, Poole, and Brennan families from the late 1840s to the mid-1850s., (Order No: 44632 ), $7.50

56. Fulton, Deoch (edited, with notes by), A SHORT TOUR THROUGH THE UNITED STATES & CANADAS, OCTOBER 10TH TO DECEMBER 31ST, 1832-THE JOURNAL OF LIEUT. GEORGE KIRWAN CARR, The New York Public Library, New York, 1937, 34pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 26948 ), $15.00

57. Godfrey, E. S.; and Hawkins, M. E., THE CUSTER SEMI-CENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION 1876 - JUNE 25-26 - 1929; AND "THE BURIAL OF THE HATCHET", National Custer Mem. Assn., Casper, WY, 1926, B&W illustrations, 19pp, good+, wraps (softcover), The "Official Report teo the National Custer Memorial Association" and, "The Burial of the Hatchet" at the Crypt of the Unknown Soldier near Garryowen, Montana, June 26, 1926., (Order No: 60468 ), $75.00

58. Gould, Mary Earle, WHEN WE WERE YOUNG, A. S. Barnes and Company, South Brunswick, NJ, (1969), ill. by Linda Sinecola, 297pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0498067815 These irresistibly appealing short articles originally appeared in Miss Gould's hometown paper, the Worcester, Massachusetts, Telegram. Some of them deal with household items--in the kitchen, in the parlor, and in milady's chamber; others concern themselves with life as it was once led--in the schools, in the homes, in the fields, and in the towns., (Order No: 18524 ), $17.50

59. Gunnison, Almon, RAMBLES OVERLAND: A TRIP ACROSS THE CONTINENT, Universalist Publishing Hous, Boston, MA, 1884, 245pp, very good++, pictorial brown boards (hardcover), "When Madame de Sevigne rapturously exclaimed, 'a journey to make, and Paris at the end of it! ' she must have had the same emotions with which at midnight we commence our trip across the continent to the Golden Gate.", (Order No: 54217 ), $30.00

60. Halpern, Jake, BRAVING HOME: DISPATCHES FROM THE UNDERWATER TOWN, THE LAVA-SIDE INN, AND OTHER EXTREME LOCALES, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, NY, 2003, B&W illustrations, 240pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0618155481 Contents include: Princeville, North Carolina; Whittier, Alaska; Royal Gardens Subdivision, Hawaii; Malibu, California; Grand Isle, Louisiana., (Order No: 44805 ), $7.50

61. Havighurst, Walter, WILDERNESS FOR SALE: THE STORY OF THE FIRST WESTERN LAND RUSH, Hastings House, Publishers, New York, (1956), 372pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), In 1795, fifty million acres between the Ohio River, the Great Lakes and the mighty Mississippi were a silent wilderness broken only by open forest meadows. Here is the epic story of how that vast region was settled by an unparalled migration from the east--New England, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia--and from Europe. A volume in the AMERICAN PROCESSION SERIES., (Order No: 17996 ), $8.50

62. Hewett, Edgar L., ANCIENT LIFE IN THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, (1930), B&W illustrations, 392pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), With an Introduction on the General History of American Race., (Order No: 33394 ), $14.50

63. Hoerder, Dirk (edited by), "STRUGGLE A HARD BATTLE" ESSAYS ON WORKING-CLASS IMMIGRANTS, Northern Illinois Univ. Pr., DeKalb, IL, 1986, 375pp, good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0875801129 The editor and fourteen other contributors analyze the work and the everyday patterns of life among working-class immigrants of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries., (Order No: 58674 ), $8.50

64. Horan, James D., THE GREAT AMERICAN WEST: A PICTORIAL HISTORY FROM CORONADO TO THE LAST FRONTIER, Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, (1961) 2nd ptg, 650 B&W and color ill., 288pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Here is the full western story, from the days of the conquistadores to the twentieth century, in an account noatable not only for its comprehensiveness, but also for its amazing collection of photographs which show all aspects of the West as it actually was., (Order No: 14803 ), $5.00

65. Hudnall, William Roosevelt, KELLY'S CREEK CHRONICLES: KANAWHA COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA - THE ILLUSTRATED DIARY OF JAMES ALEXANDER JONES, COAL MINER 1870-1939, Kelly's Creek Publishers, New Canton, VA, (2005) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 222pp, fine, wraps (softcover) signed by the author, ISBN 0971112916, (Order No: 60376 ), $65.00

66. Hughes, Jim (photographs by William Henry Jackson and The Detroit Photographic Company), THE BIRTH OF A CENTURY: EARLY COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS OF AMERICA, Tauris Parke Books, London, (1994), photos by William H. Jackson, 223pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1850436460, (Order No: 5512 ), $10.00

67. Humphreys, J. R., TIMELESS TOWNS AND HAUNTED PLACES FROM FLORIDA TO MAINE, St. Martin's Press, New York, (1989) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 216pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0312051700 "Local history, humor, and unforgettable characters, with pirates, ghosts, long-lost ancestors, and a wide range of heroes.", (Order No: 51928 ), $5.00

68. Huntington, Harriet E. (written and illustrated with photographs by), THE YOSEMITE STORY, Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, NY, 1966 1st ed, drawings by J. Noel, 96pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The author adds meaning to the splendor of the Sierra Nevada and the Yosemite Valley by her explanation of the creation and development of these two natural wonders., (Order No: 15517 ), $6.00

69. Hutton, Graham, MIDWEST AT NOON, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, (1946) 2nd ptg, 351pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "America's maturing inland empire - as seen through the eyes of a modern Bryce.", (Order No: 46498 ), $4.50

70. Irving, Washington, ASTORIA, OR ANECDOTES OF AN ENTERPRISE BEYOND THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, Philadelphia, PA, 1836, map in volume 2, very good, 3/4 brown leather, marbled boards (hardcover), Volume I, 285pp; and, Volume II, 279pp, ads. BAL 10148. Owner's inscription on title pages, a very nice clean and tight set with some light foxing and light edgewear to the boards., (Order No: 57768 ), $250.00

71. Jarvis, Edward (edited by Sarah Chapin), TRADITIONS AND REMINISCENCES OF CONCORD, MASSACHUSETTS 1779-1878, University Of Massachusetts, Amherst, (1993), B&W illustrations, 255pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0870238493 A statistician and pioneer in the treatment of the mentally ill, Edward Jarvis (1803-1884) decided late in life to records his recollections of Concord, Massachusetts, the town in which he was raised. In an encyclopedia but intimate style, this book provides an astonishinly detailed account of life in early nineteenth-century Concord., (Order No: 8184 ), $15.00

72. Johnson, Ellen, LEXICAL CHANGE AND VARIATION IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES, 1930-1990, University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, AL, (1996), 319pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 081730794X This book discusses words used in the Southeast and how they have changed during the 20th century., (Order No: 43349 ), $7.50

73. Johnson, Thomas Cary, SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS IN THE OLD SOUTH, D. Appleton-Century Company, New York, 1936 1st ed, 217pp, good+, maroon cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB, (Order No: 60855 ), $25.00

74. Jones, Billy M., HEALTH-SEEKERS IN THE SOUTHWEST, 1817-1900, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK, (1967) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 258pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Before the real causes of diseases such as tuberculosis had been discovered, great faith was placed in nature as a healing agent for all respiratory afflictions. Thousands of disease-ridden Americans believed they had been infected by breathing bad air in humid environments and sought a cure in the pure dry air of the southwestern plains and mountains., (Order No: 51239 ), $7.50

75. Jones, Ray (text by); Roberts, Bruce (photographs by), AMERICAN COUNTRY STORES, The Globe Pequot Press, Chester, CT, (1991) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 115pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0871062283 Step through the screen door and into the nostalgic world of America's country stores. With compelling photographs and revealing anecdotes, this book profiles dozens of real old-time country stores., (Order No: 36838 ), $14.50

76. Kaiser, Nancy; O'Neill, Emily; Sellars, Linda; and, Tyree, Jessica (editors), SOUTHERN SOURCES: AN EXHIBITION CELEBRATING SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS OF THE SOUTHERN HISTORICAL COLLECTION 1930-2005, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hil, NC, 2005, B&W illustrations, 128pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0972160035, (Order No: 55938 ), $20.00

77. Kamensky, Jane, GOVERNING THE TONGUE - THE POLITICS OF SPEECH IN EARLY NEW ENGLAND, Oxford University Press, New York, 1997 1st ptg, 291pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0195090802 Explains why the spoken word assumed such importance in the culture of early New England, (Order No: 57692 ), $15.00

78. Keating, Bern (text by) (photographs by Dan Guravich), THE GULF OF MEXICO - EXXON SHORELINES OF AMERICA, The Viking Press, New York, (1972), color photographs, B&W map, 126pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0670357596 The text describes the varied landscape of the Gulf shores from the Dry Tortugas off Florida to the delta of the Rio Grande and reviews the prospects for the future of many of the area's now rare onshore and offshore species. The photographs make their own plea for the preservation of the exquisite creatures of the earth, sea, and sky that inhabit this ecologically important area., (Order No: 15791 ), $4.00

79. Ketchum, William C., Jr., COLLECTING THE WEST: COWBOY, INDIAN, SPANISH AMERICAN, AND MINING MEMORABILIA, Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, (1993} 1st ed, color illustrations, 174pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517578077, (Order No: 1301 ), $8.50

80. Koch, Albert; Stadler, Ernst A. (translated and edited by) & McDermott, John Francis (foreword by), JOURNEY THROUGH A PART OF THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA IN THE YEARS 1844 TO 1846, Southern Illinios Univ. Pr., Carbondale, IL, (1972), 26 B&W ill., 177pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 080930581X The first English translation of an early account of paleontological exploration in the United States in the years 1844-46, this book also sketches many fascinating vignettes of American life in the period., (Order No: 13818 ), $7.00

81. Lakier, Aleksandr Borisovich (translated from the Russian and edited by Arnold Schrier Joyce Story), A RUSSIAN LOOKS AT AMERICA - THE JOURNEY OF ALEKSANDR BORISOVICH LAKIE IN 1857, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, (1979) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 272pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, ISBN 0226467953, (Order No: 47664 ), $5.00

82. Larrabee, Eric (edited by), AMERICAN PANORAMA, New York University Press, New York, 1957, 436pp, good, gray cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, "Essays by Fifteen American Critics on 350 Books Past and Present Which Portray the U.S.A. in its Many Aspects.", (Order No: 55833 ), $7.50

83. Lavender, David, CALIFORNIA: LAND OF NEW BEGINNINGS - REGIONS OF AMERICA, Harper & Row, New York, (1972) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 464pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060125241 'A Regions of America Book', (Order No: 383 ), $10.00

84. Leigh, Egerton and Lee, Arthur (edited and with an introduction by Jack P. Greene), THE NATURE OF COLONY CONSTITUTIONS: TWO PAMPHLETS ON THE WILKES FUND CONTROVERSY IN SOUTH CAROLINA, Univ. of South Carolina Pr., Columbia, SC, (1970), 232pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0872491854, (Order No: 40680 ), $7.50

85. Lewis, W. David and Griessman, B. Eugene (edited by), THE SOUTHERN MYSTIQUE: THE IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY ON HUMAN VALUES IN A CHANGING REGION, University of Alabama Press, University, AL, (1977), 131pp, very good w/good dustjacket(hardcover) SEE NOTE author inscribed, ISBN 0817353178 The distinguished contributors give many perspectives on the changes taking place in the South today, with special regard for the impact of technological change on human values. CONDITION NOTE - A FEW PENCIL "TIC" MARKS IN MARGINS., (Order No: 47860 ), $12.50

86. Long, Haniel (edited by Erskine Caldwell), PINON COUNTRY, Duell, Sloan & Pearce, New York, (1941) 3rd ed, 327pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), A volume in the "American Folkways" series., (Order No: 19035 ), $7.50

87. Lowenthal, Larry, FROM THE COALFIELDS TO THE HUDSON: A HISTORY OF THE DELAWARE & HUDSON CANAL, Purple Mountain Press, Fleischmanns, NY, (1997) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 298pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0935796851, (Order No: 60812 ), $29.50

88. Lynes, Russell, THE DOMESTICATED AMERICANS, Harper & Row, New York, (1963) 1st ed, 32 pages of illustrations, 308pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "Americans at Home, their amusements, their chores, their household problems and their delights, but most especially their manners and their houses, from the covered wagon to the trailer." Part One: Manners, Hovels and Houses; Part Two: Downstairs, Below Stairs, Upstairs; Part Three: Manners and Style., (Order No: 4734 ), $5.00

89. MacGregor, Greg (introduction by James P. Ronda), LEWIS & CLARK REVISITED - A PHOTOGRAPHER'S TRAIL, Univ. of Washington Press, Seattle, WA, (2003) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 200pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0295983434 A stunning journey through contemporary America., (Order No: 58222 ), $8.00

90. Malcolm, Andrew H., UNKNOWN AMERICA, Quadrangle, New York, (1974), photos by Gary Settle, 301pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0812904850 Author spent three years roaming the American countryside for THE NEW YORK TIMES, searching out interesting people, tales, customs, and places. Learn such important facts as: why a cowboy wears a cowboy hat, and where the expression "Your name is mud" comes from., (Order No: 6988 ), $10.00

91. Mather, R. E. and Boswell, F. E., JOHN DAVID BORTHWICK: ARTIST OF THE GOLDRUSH, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, UT, 1989, B&W illustrations, 216pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0874803071 As a young man, artist-correspondent John David Borthwich left his native Scotland to see firsthand the wonders of the New World. During his travels in the 1850s he witnessed three momentous historical events: the California Gold Rush; the rush to Australia; and the Nicaraguan revolution., (Order No: 55758 ), $12.00

92. Mathews, Cornelius and Duyckinck, Evert A., ARCTURUS, A JOURNAL OF BOOKS AND OPINION - THREE VOLUME SET COMPLETE, AMS Press, Inc., New York, 1965, very good+, blue buckram cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB, American periodical published 1841-42. This reprint in three volumes: Volume I, 388pp; Volume II, 384pp; and, Volume III, 619pp and index., (Order No: 55123 ), $75.00

93. Maynard, Guy & Holt, Kathleen (editors) (foreword by Barry Lopez), BEST ESSAYS NW - PERSPECTIVES FROM OREGON QUARTERLY MAGAZINE, University of Oregon Press, Eugene, OR, (2003), 219pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0871143038, (Order No: 59198 ), $8.50

94. McCracken, Harold, FREDERIC REMINGTON ARTIST OF THE OLD WEST, J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia, (1947) 1st ed, B&W ill., and color plates, 157pp, very good+, black cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), With a Bibliographical Check List of Remington Pictures and Books., (Order No: 1159 ), $15.00

95. McCurdy, Frances Lea, STUMP, BAR, AND PULPIT: SPEECHMAKING ON THE MISSOURI FRONTIER, University of Missouri Press, Columbia, MO, (1969), 1 B&W ill., 218pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 082629112X This book tells what the frontiersman was saying about himself and his times in the legislative halls, the courtroom, the camp meeting, and the village square., (Order No: 22555 ), $12.50

96. McLuhan, T. C., DREAM TRACKS: THE RAILROAD AND THE AMERICAN INDIAN 1890-1930, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, (1985), B&W and color illustrations, 208pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0810908352 Illustrated with photographs from the William E. Kopplin collection., (Order No: 2461 ), $15.00

97. Meyer, Larry L., SHADOW OF A CONTINENT: THE PRIZE THAT LAY TO THE WEST - 1776, American West Pub. Company, Palo Alto, CA, (1975) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 384pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover)(small closed tear on dj), ISBN 0910118620, (Order No: 15550 ), $5.00

98. Meziere, Jean, ECHOES: A VISION OF THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST, Taylor Publishing Company, Dallas, TX, (1986), 124 color photographs, 143pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0878335250 This collection of astounding photographs presents the unique vision of a French photographer experiencing color and light in the boundless expanse of the American Southwest., (Order No: 13546 ), $7.50

99. Michno, Gregory, THE MYSTERY OF E TROOP - CUSTER'S GRAY HORSE COMPANY AT THE LITTLE BIGHORN, Mountain Press Publishing Co, Missoula, MT, 1994, B&W illustrations, 349pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0878423044 The mystery of what happened to Company E the afternoon of June 25, 1876 is probed in depth., (Order No: 58190 ), $14.50

100. Miles, George A. and Reese, William S., AMERICA PICTURED TO THE LIFE: ILLUSTRATED WORKS FROM THE PAUL MELLON BEQUEST, Beinecke Library/Yale Univ., New Haven, CT, (2002), B&W and color illustrations, 125pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0845731386 This volume explores the extraordinary range of American illustrated books that Mr. Mellon's estate gave to Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library., (Order No: 53459 ), $20.00

101. Mirsky, Jeannette, THE GENTLE CONQUISTADORS, Kaye & Ward, London, (1972), 216pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0718207653 The ten year odyssey across the American Southwest of three Spainish captains and Esteban, a Black slave., (Order No: 54892 ), $5.00

102. Mitchell, Edwin Valentine, AMERICAN VILLAGE, Stackpole Sons, New York, (1938), B&W illustrations, 261pp, good+, tan cloth (hardcover) dustjacket panels cut and laid in, Illustrated with material from the Henry Ford collections in Greenfield Village, Michigan, chapters cover the shops and life in a typical 19th-century American village., (Order No: 25578 ), $7.50

103. Mitchell, John Hanson, TRESPASSING: AN INQUIRY INTO THE PRIVATE OWNERSHIP OF LAND, Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, (1998) 1st ptg, 295pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0201442140 How did a nation built on a vision of "wide open spaces" come to believe in the private ownership of land? The author explores this question in his fascinating and beautifully told story., (Order No: 25955 ), $4.00

104. Moore, Charles, THE NORTHWEST UNDER THREE FLAGS 1635-1796, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1900 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 402pp, ads, good, brown cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB usual marks, lt coverwear, (Order No: 60193 ), $15.00

105. Moore, William V., INDIAN WARS OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THE DISCOVERY TO THE PRESENT TIME FROM THE BEST AUTHORITIES, R. W. Pomeroy, Philadelphia, PA, 1842, B&W illustrations, 321pp, good, orig full calf binding (hardcover) front board a tad loose, Clean and tight book block, but heavy foxing throughout. Note too that the front board is a tad loose., (Order No: 2660 ), $125.00

106. Morse, Jedidiah, THE AMERICAN GEOGRAPHY: OR, A VIEW OF THE PRESENT SITUATION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Printed by Shepard Kollock, Elizabeth Town [NJ], 1789 1st ed, LACKS MAPS - AS USUAL, 534pp, errata, good++, full leather (hardcover) some light foxing, An exceptionally nice, clean tight and bright copy with original spine label of the First Edition of the first American geography book. Lacks the two maps, as usual., (Order No: 53677 ), $450.00

107. Norton, Wesley, RELIGIOUS NEWSPAPERS IN THE OLD NORTHWEST TO 1861: A HISTORY, BIBLIOGRAPHY, AND RECORD OF OPINION, Ohio University Press, Athens, OH, (1977), 196pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0821401939 Norton sheds new light on the character and influence of the religious press in the antebellum period., (Order No: 44226 ), $8.00

108. Ormerod, Leonard, THE CURVING SHORE: THE GULF COAST FROM BROWNSVILLE TO KEY WEST, Harper & Brothers, Pub., New York, (1957), B&W illustrations, 331pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), America's Gulf Coast from Brownsville to Key West--a leisurely journey, exploring the many facets of its present development and catching glimpses of its romantic and exciting past., (Order No: 27596 ), $9.50

109. Pachter, Marc, ABROAD IN AMERICA: VISITORS TO THE NEW NATION 1776-1914, Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., Reading, MA, (1976), B&W illustrations, 347pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 0201000326 Essays to accompany the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, Smithosonian Institution., (Order No: 5449 ), $5.00

110. Parkman, Francis, MONTCALM AND WOLFE - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, 1884, maps, very good, brown cloth (hardcover) much fading to cloth, "France and England in North America. A Series of Historical Narratives. Part Seventh." Nice clean and tight set, with fading to cloth and some light edgewear top/bottom of spine., (Order No: 53747 ), $50.00

111. Paxson, Frederic Logan, THE GREAT DEMOBILIZATION AND OTHER ESSAYS: WITH BIBLIOGRAPHIES OF THE WRITINGS OF THE AUTHOR AND OF HIS GRADUATE STUDENTS, Univ. of Wisconsin Press, Madison, WI, (1941), B&W frontis, 206pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover) (spine is sun faded), This volume has grown out of the desire of the students of Frederic Logan Paxson to express in some permanent form their admirations for a scholar who, in his election to the presidency of the American Historical Association in 1938, has already been recognized by the wider body of historians. The essays suggest the wide range of Mr. Paxson's scholarship., (Order No: 26836 ), $15.00

112. Peattie, Donald Culross, AUDUBON'S AMERICA: THE NARRATIVES AND EXPERIENCES OF JOHN JAMES AUDUBON, Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, (1940), ill. 16 dbl-page color plate, 329pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 3966 ), $15.00

113. Peckham, Howard H., HISTORICAL AMERICANA - BOOKS FROM WHICH OUR EARLY HISTORY IS WRITTEN, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI, (1980), B&W illustrations, 193pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0472063200, (Order No: 53205 ), $5.00

114. Peeke, Hewson L., AMERICANA EBRIETATIS - BYEGONE WAYS OF BYEGONE DAYS, Hacker Art Books, New York, 1970, 154pp, very good, cream cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0878170510 First published in 1917. "The Favorite Tipple of our Forefathers and the Laws and Customs Relating Thereto.", (Order No: 54960 ), $6.00

115. Preston, Howard Lawrence, DIRT ROADS TO DIXIE: ACCESSIBILITY AND MODERNIZATION IN THE SOUTH, 1885-1935, Univ. of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, TN, (1991) 1st ed, 206pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 087049676X At the conclusion of the nineteenth century, one of the issues that attracted the attention of reformers in the South was road improvements., (Order No: 58716 ), $10.00

116. Quick, Herbert, AMERICAN INLAND WATERWAYS, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1909, 80 B&W ill., B&W map, 241pp, good++, blue cloth, teg (hardcover) nice clean and tight copy, Their Relation to Railway Transportation and to the National Welfare; Their Creation, Restoration and Maintenance. A study of our water highways, and a comparison of them with the like channels of trade and travel abroad. This book covers the question of waterways in all their aspects--their importance to the nation's welfare, their relations to the railways, their creation, restoration, and maintenance., (Order No: 21294 ), $50.00

117. Rawson, Marion Nicholl, LITTLE OLD MILLS, E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., New York, (1935) 1st ed, B&W ill. by the author, 367pp, good+ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) clean and tight copy, "In the 1600s, countless little mills were buzzing busily throughout the inhabited part of this country. They were hand-power, animal-power, wind and water-power mills, grist mills, saw mills, wool and cotton mills and various other kinds of mills. ... This volume is an invaluable source study which will thrill American industrialists, who will see in their imaginations how their own great enterprises began." Owner's name stamped on front free endpaper and a few preliminary pages., (Order No: 15960 ), $40.00

118. Raymond, Dora Neill, CAPTAIN LEE HALL OF TEXAS, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OH, 1940 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 350pp, good+, tan cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket - EX-LIB, (Order No: 60843 ), $7.50

119. Reishus, George Alfred, GONE ARE THE DAYS, n.p., n.p., 1954 1st ed, ill. Gaylan Charles Bergren, 104pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover) signed by the author, "Some of the stories found here have appeared at various times in The Minot Daily News in Robert Cory's column, "Tumbling Around These Prairies.", (Order No: 59973 ), $20.00

120. Rettie, Dwight F. (foreword by Stewart L. Udall), OUR NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM - CARING FOR AMERICA'S GREATEST NATURAL AND HISTORIC TREASURES, University of Illinois Press, Urbana, IL, (1995) 1st ptg, 293pp, fine, wraps (softcover) signed by the author, ISBN 0252065581 An insider's tour covering the park system and the National Park Service, the agency responsible for its care., (Order No: 57324 ), $8.00

121. Riddle, Thomas W., THE OLD RADICALISM: JOHN R. ROGERS AND THE POPULIST MOVEMENT IN WASHINGTON, Garland Publishing, Inc., New York, 1991, B&W illustrations, 314pp, very good++, green cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0824018966 Contents include: The Religions: Agrarian Republicanism; John Rankin Rogers: Agrarian Apostle; The Washington Context; The Early Movement; Acquiring New Converts; The Search for a New Orthodoxy; Fusion; The Diaspora; Epilogue; Conclusions., (Order No: 43346 ), $75.00

122. Righi, Brian, SUPERNATURAL TEXAS - A FIELD GUIDE, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., Atglen, PA, (2009), color illustrations, 160pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 9780764333095 Over 300 haunted locations and stories., (Order No: 60608 ), $12.50

123. Robertson, James and Robertson, Carolyn, THE SMALL TOWNS BOOK: SHOW ME THE WAY TO GO HOME, Anchor Books, Garden City, NY, 1978, B&W illustrations, 208pp, good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 038511012X Examines how small towns will be the place we will come home to and how they deal with their problems., (Order No: 44083 ), $7.50

124. Rosenberg, Bernard; and White, David Manning (edited by), MASS CULTURE - THE POPULAR ARTS IN AMERICA, The Free Press, Glencoe, IL, (1957) 2nd ptg, 561pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 46243 ), $5.00

125. Rosenberg, S. H. (edited by), RURAL AMERICA A CENTURY AGO, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI, (1979), B&W illustrations, 150pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0916150062 A view of the 19th Century through the pens of patent office engravers., (Order No: 48787 ), $12.50

126. Rothchild, John, UP FOR GRABS: A TRIP THROUGH TIME AND SPACE IN THE SUNSHINE STATE, Viking, New York, (1985), 212pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0670741760 "This personal and historical travelogue of Florida reads alternatively like a litany of twentieth-century ills and Monty Python's interpretation of the Great American Dream...", (Order No: 8377 ), $6.00

127. Sagendorph, Robb, AMERICA AND HER ALMANACS: WIT, WISDOM & WEATHER 1639-1970, Yankee, Inc., Dublin, NH, (1970), B&W illustrations, 318pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "This fascinating segment of Americana, for years second only to the Bible in most American homes, is reviewed wisely and wittily by America's foremost expert on almanacs.", (Order No: 2754 ), $5.00

128. Schorsch, Anita (foreword by Robert Coles), IMAGES OF CHILDHOOD: AN ILLUSTRATED SOCIAL HISTORY, Mayflower Books, Inc., New York, (1979) 1st ed, over 120 ill., 20 in color, 176pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0831748753 An informal history of what it was like to be a child in the centuries before our own. Chapters on: the nature and nurture of children; the child as a member of the family; children at work, play, and at school. Explains how the changing attitudes through the years have been reflected in the visual arts., (Order No: 7174 ), $10.00

129. Sellers, Charles Grier, THE SOUTHERNER AS AMERICAN, Univ. of North Carolina Pr., Chapel Hill, NC, (1960), 216pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 61158 ), $8.00

130. Sherlock, Chesla C., HOMES OF FAMOUS AMERICANS - VOLUME I AND VOLUME II - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Meredith Publications, Des Moines, IA, (1926), B&W illustrations, good, decorated olive green cloth (hardcover), Volume I, 311pp; Volume II, 350pp. The author's attempt was to focus on the lives of some of the men and women in our country's history against the background of the homes they loved so well, "and in this sympathetic setting to point out the true reasons for their successes and failures.", (Order No: 44953 ), $30.00

131. Shimer, John A., THIS SCULPTURED EARTH: THE LANDSCAPE OF AMERICA, Columbia University Press, New York, (1965) 3rd ptg, over 60 B&W photographs, 255pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), The geologic story of the varied landscapes of the United States., (Order No: 15454 ), $4.00

132. Sims, Patsy (photographs by Mitchel L. Osborne), CLEVELAND BENJAMIN'S DEAD!: A STRUGGLE FOR DIGNITY IN LOUISIANA'S CANE COUNTRY, E. P. Dutton, New York, (1981) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 170pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0525082158 In this memorable blend of journalism, oral history, and novelistic technique, the author tells the story of the farming community she discovered deep behind southern Louisiana's "cane curtain." The crop is sugarcane, the curtain is made of high walls of stalks but also of poverty and tradition, and the people are the black laborers and white landowners whose lives echo those of their antebellum ancestors., (Order No: 19796 ), $5.00

133. Singleton, Esther (collected and edited by), HISTORIC LANDMARKS OF AMERICA: AS SEEN AND DESCRIBED BY FAMOUS WRITERS, Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1907 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 305pp, good+, decorated olive green cloth, teg (hardcover), The author presents a number of the most picturesque and important pilgrimage places in America--places that are doubly famous for their beauty and historical associations., (Order No: 51233 ), $14.50

134. Slattery, Charles Lewis, FELIX REVILLE BRUNOT, 1820-1898: A CIVILIAN IN THE WAR FOR THE UNION - PRESIDENT OF THE FIRST BOARD OF INDIAN COMMISSIONERS, Longmans, Green, and Co., New York, 1901, B&W ill., B&W map, 303pp, very good+, blue cloth, teg (hardcoer) inscribed by author, "But it is much more than the record of a good man. In the Civil War and in the solution of the Indian Question Mr. Brunot's life touched the life of the nation; and, in so far forth, his life is a fragment of the nation's story. This record is history as plain and brief as it could be made; and the analysis of the man's character is left to the reader." Warmly inscribed by the author 29 March 1901., (Order No: 26216 ), $60.00

135. Sloane, Eric, THE CRACKER BARREL, Funk & Wagnalls, New York, (1967) 1st ptg, ill. by Eric Sloane, 110pp, very good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A look, as only Sloane can do it, at the 'old time country store.', (Order No: 7136 ), $15.00

136. Sloane, Eric, FOR SPACIOUS SKIES: A METEOROLOGICAL SKETCHBOOK OF AMERICAN WEATHER, Funk & Wagnalls, New York, (1978) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 79pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket, signed "Eric Sloane" on ffep, ISBN 0308102967 Sixteen full-page color plates follow the text which contains the black and white illustrations. Another of the "harder to find" Eric Sloane titles, especially signed., (Order No: 27435 ), $75.00

137. Smith, Alice E. (edited by), THE JOURNALS OF WELCOME ARNOLD GREENE - JOURNEYS IN THE SOUTH 1822-1824, State Hist. Soc of Wisconsin, Madison, 1957, 278pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 9661 ), $18.50

138. Smith, Henry Nash (edited with an introduction by), POPULAR CULTURE AND INDUSTRIALISM 1865-1890, New York University Press, Santa Rosa, CA, 1967, 522pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), In the years after the Civil War a new force - the mass media - came on the American scene., (Order No: 57803 ), $14.50

139. Smith, Kalila Katherina, NEW ORLEANS GHOSTS VOODOO AND VAMPIRES - JOURNEY INTO DARKNESS - HAUNTED HISTORY TOUR, De Simonin Publications, New Orleans, LA, (2007) 5th ed, B&W illustrations, 180pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1883100046 Haunted History Tours is a company dedicated to studying and touring properties alleged to be haunted., (Order No: 61390 ), $12.50

140. Spindel, Donna J., CRIME AND SOCIETY IN NORTH CAROLINA, 1663-1776, Louisiana State Univ. Press, Baton Rouge, LA, (1989) 1st ptg, 171pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0807114677, (Order No: 57691 ), $7.50

141. Stevenson, Brenda E., LIFE IN BLACK AND WHITE: FAMILY AND COMMUNITY IN THE SLAVE SOUTH, Oxford University Press, New York, (1997), 457pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0195118030, (Order No: 61300 ), $8.50

142. Stokes, Melvyn and Halpern, Rick (edited by), RACE AND CLASS IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH SINCE 1890, Berg Publishers, Oxford/Providence, (1994), 220pp, very good, wraps (softcover) - bump top corner, ISBN 1859730361 The nine chapters in this volume provide a clear and accessible overview of the twentieth-century history of the American South., (Order No: 37487 ), $15.00

143. Stone, Norma M. (translated by) (notes by Emma Schnull Vonnegut and by the translator), LETTERS OF JAKOB SCHRAMM AND FAMILY FROM INDIANA TO GERMANY IN 1836, The Dartmouth Printing Co., Hanover, NH, 1951, B&W frontis, 111pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover) signed by translater, Anyone who reads these letters cannot fail to share the translator's admiration and affectionate respect for Jakob Schramm, the hardy pioneer, and for Julie Schramm, his courageous wife., (Order No: 39859 ), $30.00

144. Stoneberger, John W., MEMORIES OF A LEWIS MOUNTAIN MAN, Potomac Appalachian Trail Cl, Vienna, VA, 1993, B&W illustrations, 80pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 58199 ), $6.00

145. Strauss, Anselm L. (edited by), THE AMERICAN CITY: A SOURCEBOOK OF URBAN IMAGERY, Aldine Publishing Company, Chicago, IL, (1969) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 530pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This set of readings presents useful insights into urbanization and provides a fresh perspective on American cities and their inhabitants., (Order No: 41773 ), $8.50

146. Summerhayes, Martha, VANISHED ARIZONA: RECOLLECTIONS OF MY ARMY LIFE, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1908 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 270pp, good++, blue cloth, teg (hardcover), "I have given simply the impressions made upon the mind of a young New England woman who left her comfortable home in the early seventies, to follow a second lieutenant into the wildest encampments of the American army.", (Order No: 53335 ), $75.00

147. Sutton, Ann; and Sutton, Myron (foreword by Stewart L. Udall), THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL: WILDERNESS ON THE DOORSTEP, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1967) 3rd ptg, B&W illustrations, 180pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 39025 ), $7.50

148. Tancredo, Tom, IN MORTAL DANGER: THE BATTLE FOR AMERICA'S BORDER AND SECURITY, WND Books, Nashville, TN, (2006), 224pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author, ISBN 1581825277 In this book, Congressman Tancredo shows what must be done in the face of dangers facing our nation if we are to survive as a free people., (Order No: 55552 ), $25.00

149. Thompson, Mark, AMERICAN CHARACTER: THE CURIOUS LIFE OF CHARLES FLETCHER LUMMIS AND THE REDISCOVERY OF THE SOUTHWEST, Arcade Publishing, New York, (2001) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 372pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 15597005507 Charles Fletcher Lummis began his spectacular career in the public eye in 1884 at the age of twenty-five by walking from Cincinnati to Los Angeles to take up his new job at the five-year-old TIMES., (Order No: 57383 ), $6.00

150. Trudell, Clyde F., COLONIAL YORKTOWN, The Chatham Press, Inc., Old Greenwich, CT, (1971), ill. by the author, 191pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0856990191 First published in 1938. An exploration through one of America's most richly historic Towns: its Houses, Heroes, and Legends., (Order No: 9659 ), $5.00

151. Van Dersal, William R., THE AMERICAN LAND: ITS HISTORY AND ITS USES, Oxford University Press, London, 1943, B&W illustrations, 215pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), What America was in the beginning, what American land is like now, and an inkling of what it may be in the future form the subject of this book., (Order No: 26856 ), $7.50

152. Van Gorden, John H., COUNTRY TRADITION, Homes Guild of Wyoming Conf., Binghamton, NY, (1975), ill. by Glenn B. Henderson, 405pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "Most of the incidents mentioned herein were told to us as occurring in actual life, however, some may be Folk Lore passed down from generation to generation, with a new twist based on the recurrence of the same or similiar conditions.", (Order No: 35068 ), $5.00

153. Vecoli, Rudolph J. (edited by), ITALIAN IMMIGRANTS IN RURAL AND SMALL TOWN AMERICA, American Italian Hist. Assn., Staten Island, NY, 1987, 204pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0934675147 Essays from the Fourteenth Annual Conference of the American Italian Historical Association., (Order No: 56805 ), $22.50

154. Wakefield, Manville B. (foreword by Carl Carmer), COAL BOATS TO TIDEWATER: THE STORY OF THE DELAWARE AND HUDSON CANAL, Purple Mountain Press, Fleischmanns, NY, (1992) rev ed, B&W illustrations, 222pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0935796304, (Order No: 60810 ), $35.00

155. Waldman, Milton, AMERICANA: THE LITERATURE OF AMERICAN HISTORY, Henry Holt and Co., New York, 1925, 14 B&W ill., 271pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket) wear to spine, From the foreword, the author became interested in, and has written here about, "...the old and rare books which contain the earliest printed sources of American history." Covered are early exploration, settlements, the 18th century, and early printing., (Order No: 8471 ), $10.00

156. Washburn, Wilcomb E., THE INFLUENCE OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION ON INTELLECTUAL LIFE IN MID-NINETEENTH CENTURY WASHINGTON, Columbia Historical Society, Washington, DC, (1966), B&W illustrations, 26pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Reprinted from the Records of the Columbia Historical Society, 1963-1965 pages 96 to 121., (Order No: 39575 ), $10.00

157. Watkins, T. H., MARK TWAIN'S MISSISSIPPI: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF AMERICA'S GREATEST RIVER, Weathervane Books, New York, (1974), B&W and color ill., 223pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517187833 In his rich composite portrait of this great river, the author begins with a core of Mark Twain's best descriptions of the river in its glory days, then adds a highly readable text of his own to fill in the river's natural and human history before Twain and since, and finally brings it all to life with an extensive collection of scenic and historic pictures., (Order No: 14070 ), $6.50

158. Watson, Alice (edited by); Houghton, Arthur A. (introduction by), AMERICA WAS BEAUTIFUL, Barre Publishers, Barre, MA, (1969), B&W illustrations, 116pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0827169234 This book is a nostalgic collectin of steel and wood engravings originally published in 1872-74 in two classic volumes entitled PICTURESQUE AMERICA, and originally edited by William Cullen Bryant., (Order No: 50135 ), $7.50

159. Weld, Isaac, TRAVELS THROUGH THE STATES OF NORTH AMERICA, AND THE PROVINCES OF UPPER AND LOWER CANADA, DURING THE YEARS 1795, 1796, AND 1797, Printed for John Stockdale, London, 1799 2nd ed, all 16 plates and maps, very good+, rebound in brown buckram cloth (hardcover), An exceptionally nice clean, tight and bright Two Volume Set (complete). Rebound in modern buckram cloth the book blocks were trimmed a tad in the binding process. All sixteen plates and maps are exceptionally nice. The hand-colored Map of the NORHTERN STATES has an old tape repair on the center fold. The author's travels and his observations printed here constituted one of the popular travel narratives leading to many emmigrating to North America. Volume I, 427pp; and Volume II, 376pp (no ads as called for in Howes). Each volume is signed vy Cyrus Morrall who was a 19th century English merchant, and each book has the bookplate of George Merryweather, the British inventor who was most famous for the "tempest prognosticator" an early weather device. Howes W-235., (Order No: 54036 ), $950.00

160. Wemyss, Stanley, THE GENERAL GUIDE TO RARE AMERICANA - NEW ENLARGED EDITION, published by the author, Philadelphia, PA, 1950, 323pp, good, maroon cloth (hardcover), A hand book and guide to the Rare and Notable Books relating to America. With chdronological and regional inventories of early printed books in the United States and a Key to American Imprints 1639-1889., (Order No: 53118 ), $7.50

161. Wertenbaker, Thomas Jefferson, THE OLD SOUTH: THE FOUNDING OF AMERICAN CIVILIZATION, Cooper Square Publishers, New York, 1963, B&W illustrations, 364pp, fine, orange cloth (hardcover), First published in 1942., (Order No: 3440 ), $6.00

162. Wheelock, Eleazer, A CONTINUATION OF THE NARRATIVE OF THE INDIAN CHARITY-SCHOOL, IN LEBANON, IN CONNECTICUT; ... ROCHESTER REPRINTS VOLUME VI, Rochester Reprint, n.d., p345-p403, very good, black cloth spine (hardcover), "...FROM THE YEAR 1768, TO THE INCORPORATION OF IT WITH DARTMOUTH-COLLEGE, AND REMOVAL AND SETTLEMENT OF IT IN HANOVER, IN THE PROVINCE OF NEW-HAMPSHIRE, 1771." Copy 1 of 125 numbered copies., (Order No: 59072 ), $100.00

163. Wikoff, Jerold, THE UPPER VALLEY: AN ILLUSTRATED TOUR ALONG THE CONNECTICUT RIVER BEFORE THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, Chelsea Green Publishing Co., Chelsea, VT, (1985) 1st ptg, wonderful B&W photographs, 188pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) small closed tear on dj, ISBN 0930031016 Of the few books published on the Connecticut River, I find this the most informative historical look at the Upper Connecticut River, the border between Vermont and New Hampshire. Well researched, well written, and easily read, this book is divided into four main sections: THE EARLY YEARS: BEFORE EUROPEAN DISCOVERY TO THE 1790s; GROWTH AND TURMOIL: The 1790s to the 1830s; AGRARIAN AND INDUSTRIAL TRANSFORMATION: The 1830s to the 1880s; and, TOWARD A NEW ERA: The 1880s to the early twentieth century., (Order No: 8179 ), $20.00

164. Wilson, Charles Morrow (illustrated by Leonard Vosburgh), THE GREAT TURKEY DRIVE, David McKay Company, Inc., New York, (1964), B&W illustrations, 145pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Story of the first long overland turkey drive from Vermont farms to the docks of Boston in 1824., (Order No: 58964 ), $7.00

165. Wilson, Everett B., VANISHING AMERICANA, A. S. Barnes and Company, New York, (1961), B&W illustrations, 187pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), "Pictures of the American Past: Over 300 Photographs of Well-Remembered but Disappearing Americana.", (Order No: 36139 ), $10.00

166. Wister, Owen (president), THE RULES OF THE TAVERN CLUB OF BOSTON - WITH A LIST OF THE OFFICERS & MEMBERS - 1930, The Tavern Club, Boston, MA, 1930, 44pp, very good+, black spine, blue paper covered boards (hardcover), "Printed, with decorations drawn by F. G. Attwood, from designs of D. B. Updike, at the press of Geo. H. Ellis Co., Boston.", (Order No: 46079 ), $35.00

167. Wood, Gordon R., VOCABULARY CHANGE: A STUDY OF VARIATION IN REGIONAL WORDS IN EIGHT OF THE SOUTHERN STATES, Southern Illinois Univ. Pr., Carbondale, IL, (1971), 392pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0809304333 A study of word usage and its changing patterns, both past and present, in eight of the southern states. The area encompasses Arkansas, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Tennessee., (Order No: 14594 ), $8.00

168. Wright, Richardson, FORGOTTEN LADIES: NINE PORTRAITS FROM THE AMERICAN FAMILY ALBUM, J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1928 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 307pp, very good, light blue cloth, teg (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 3770 ), $10.00

169. Wright, Richardson -- Eleanor Roosevelt copy (Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt), HAWKERS AND WALKERS IN EARLY AMERICA - INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR IN 1933 "FOR MRS. FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT", J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1927 2nd ed, B&W illustrations, 317pp, good+, tan cloth (hardcover) part of dustjacket laid in, "The history of Strolling Peddlers, Preachers, Lawyers, Doctors, Players, and others, from the Beginning to the Civil War." Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt - Richardson Wright 6 April 1933." Mailing label is also laid in addressed to Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, The White House, Washington, D.C. from S. Reading Bertron; Bertron, Griscom & Co., Inc., 40 Wall Street, New York. Samuel Reading Bertron was a senior member of the banking house of Bertron, Griscom and Co. From 1912-1914, Mrs. Roosevelt's first cousin, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., was an investment banker at the firm. Bertron was also a Vice-President of the War Relief Clearing House for France and Her Allies., (Order No: 4089 ), $150.00

170. Zepke, Terrance, PIRATES OF THE CAROLINAS, Pineapple Press, Inc., Sarasota, FL, (2000) 1st ed, 144pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1561642053, (Order No: 60268 ), $5.00

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