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The Detroit Race Riot: A Study in Violence
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The Detroit Race Riot: A Study in Violence

by Robert Shogan & Tom Craig

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1964
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Turquoise paper-covered boards with original jacket. A nice clean copy with no inscriptions or defacements.
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The Continent An Illustrated Weekly Magazine
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The Continent An Illustrated Weekly Magazine

by Albion Tourgee

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1882
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25 issues of weekly magazine Our Continent compiled in a single volume. Issues date from July 12 to December 27 (Whole No. 22-46). Amply illustrated in black and white, bound in brown cloth. Gilt particulars to spine and front board. Debossed logo at rear board. Some damage at spine and stress to front gutter (see image). Otherwise a nice clean… Read more about this item
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Some New Light on the Later Life and Last Resting Place of Benedict Arnold and of his Wife Margaret Shippen
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Some New Light on the Later Life and Last Resting Place of Benedict Arnold and of his Wife Margaret Shippen

by J. G. Taylor

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1931
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Full orange/red cloth with gilt lettering to the front cover. A nice clean copy with no previous owners' names or other defacements. Scarce. 8 x 10.25 in
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Spring Notes from Tennessee
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Spring Notes from Tennessee

by Bradford Torrey

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1896
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Full green cloth with a decorated front cover and gilt lettering. Previous owner's name dated 1897 to front fly and a later previous owner's small bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise a nice clean copy with no defacements. Scarce. 4.75 x 7 in
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Travels in North America in the Years 1827 and 1828 [Three Volume Set]
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Travels in North America in the Years 1827 and 1828 [Three Volume Set]

by Captain Basil Hall

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First Edition
Published
1829
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Three volume set. Quarter linen over paper boards. Colored folding map to front of Vol. I is present (see image). Previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns and name to title page of Vol. I. Moderate foxing throughout, but otherwise a clean set with no defacements. 5 x 8.5 in each
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Narrative of an Expedition through the Upper Mississippi to Itasca Lake, the Actual Source of the River; Embracing an Exploratory Trip through the St. Croix and Burntwood (or Broule) Rivers; in 1832
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Narrative of an Expedition through the Upper Mississippi to Itasca Lake, the Actual Source of the River; Embracing an Exploratory Trip through the St. Croix and Burntwood (or Broule) Rivers; in 1832

by Henry R. Schoolcraft

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1834
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Recassed retaining part of the spine and the original endpapers. Full brown calf with intact black morocco label. Complete with two folding maps (see images) and three single page maps. Errata page to rear. Wear to corners and some minor foxing throughout. A nice copy with no previous owners' names or other defacements. 5.75 x 9.25 in (14.5 x 23.5 cm)
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Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges or Creek Confederacy, and the Country of the Chactaws. Containing an Account of the Soil and Natural Productions of those Regions; Together with Observations on the Manners of the Indians. Embellished with Copper-Plates.
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First English edition complete with one folding map, A Map of the Coast of East Florida, from the River St. John, Southward, to Near Cape Canaveral, as well as seven engraved botanical and zoological plates (one folding) and a frontispiece portrait of the chief of the Seminoles. Published the year after the scarce American first edition printed by James and… Read more about this item
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The Plains of the Great West and Their Inhabitants Being A Description of the Plains, Game, Indians, &c. of the Great North American Desert
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The Plains of the Great West and Their Inhabitants Being A Description of the Plains, Game, Indians, &c. of the Great North American Desert

by Richard Irving Dodge; Introduction by William Blackmore

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First Edition
Published
1877
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Green cloth with gilt particulars and an acetate jacket. Complete with eighteen plates and a nice folding map (see image). Moisture mark to top edge of front endpaper and blank fly not affecting any other pages. Overall a nice clean copy with no previous owners' names or other defacements. 6 x 9 in
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Letters from the West; Containing Sketches of Scenery, Manners, and Customs; and Anecdotes Connected with the First Settlements of the Western Sections of the United States.
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Letters from the West; Containing Sketches of Scenery, Manners, and Customs; and Anecdotes Connected with the First Settlements of the Western Sections of the United States.

by Hon. Judge James Hall

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Published
1828
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Rebacked with green cloth and new endpapers. Wrapped in an acetate jacket. Stamp to title page (see image) and to preface page. A clean copy. 6 x 9 in
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Notes of a Military Reconnoissance from Fort Leavenworth, In Missouri, to San Diego, in California, Including part of the Arkansas, Del Norte, and Gila Rivers [30th Congress, 1st Session. Executive No. 7]
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Notes of a Military Reconnoissance from Fort Leavenworth, In Missouri, to San Diego, in California, Including part of the Arkansas, Del Norte, and Gila Rivers [30th Congress, 1st Session. Executive No. 7]

by William Hemsley Emory

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Published
1848
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Brown cloth with paper label to spine. Includes the large fold-out map (31 x 71 inches; 813 x 1802 mm) in the rear pocket, as well as uncolored plates throughout. Library bookplate to front pastedown, as well as a previous owner's inscription to front endpaper. Some minor foxing throughout, small losses to large map corner folds; otherwise a clean copy. 5.75… Read more about this item
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Sketches of America. A Narrative of a Journey of Five Thousand Miles Through The Eastern and Western States of America; Contained in Eight Reports Addressed to the Thirty-Nine English Families By Whom The Author was Deputed, in June 1817, To Ascertain Whether Any, And What Part of the United States Would Be Suitable For Their Residence. With Remarks on Mr. Birkbeck's
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Rebound with blue cloth; acetate jacket. Some very minor foxing, but otherwise a nice clean copy with no previous owners' names or other defacements. 6 x 9.25 in
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Travels to the West of the Alleghany Mountains, in the States of Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessea, and Back to Charleston, by the Upper Carolines; Comprising The most interesting Details on the present State of Agriculture, and The Natural produce of those Countries: Together with Particulars relative to the Commerce that exists between the above-mentioned States, and those situated East of the Mountains and Low Louisiana, Undertaken, in the Year 1802, under the auspices of his Excellency M. Chaptal, Minister of the Interior
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Modern quarter coarse linen over blue paper covered boards withmorocco label to spine and new endpapers, but with one of the original front endpapers pasted before the new one. Second edition published without the map from the first edition. Franklin Institute Library perforation stamp to title page, but without any of the other usual ex library defacements. Overall a nice… Read more about this item
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Report of an Expedition Down the Zuni and Colorado Rivers [Senate 33rd Congress; 1st Session]
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Report of an Expedition Down the Zuni and Colorado Rivers [Senate 33rd Congress; 1st Session]

by Captain L. Sitgreaves

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1854
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Brown faded cloth with gilt title to spine. A total of 198 pages with 79 plates to rear and a large detached folding-map. One folding plate titled Buffalo Dance. The plates include botanicals, views of nature and indigenous people, ornithology, reptiles, mammals, and fish. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Loses to edges and centerfolds of map (see image). Some… Read more about this item
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Life of the Sitting Bull and History of the Indian War of 1890-91. A Graphic Account of the Life of the Great Medicine Man and Chief Sitting Bull; His Tragic Death; Story of the Sioux Nation; Their Manners and Customs, Ghost Dances and Messiah Craze; Also, a Very Complete History of the Sanguinary Indian War of 1890-91.
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First edition with 587 pages (v-a-v later edition of the same year with additional pages). Decorative green cloth with some faded gilt particulars to front cover. Illustrated throughout. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Some wear to cloth on corners, but otherwise a nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other defacements. 6 x 8 in
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Uncle Sam and his Country; or, Sketches of America in 1854-55-56.
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Uncle Sam and his Country; or, Sketches of America in 1854-55-56.

by Alfred Pairpoint

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1857
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Orange debossed cloth with a gilt title. Small previous owner's name to top of front endpaper. Some general wear and fading to cloth (see image). Text remains clean and bright with no defacements. Scarce. 5 x 7.5 in
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The Visual Encyclopedia of American Landmarks: 150 of the Most Significant and Noteworthy Historic, Cultural and Architectural Sites in America, Shown in More Than 500 Photographs.
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The Visual Encyclopedia of American Landmarks: 150 of the Most Significant and Noteworthy Historic, Cultural and Architectural Sites in America, Shown in More Than 500 Photographs.

by Thomas W. Paradis

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Collector's Edition
Published
2011
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Red leather with gilt particulars and a pictorial pastedown of the Capitol building to the front cover. Three raised bands. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers and a silk ribbon. No previous owners' names or other defacements. 9.25 x 12 in
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History of West Point, and its Military Importance During the American Revolution: And the Origin and Progress of the United States Military Academy.
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History of West Point, and its Military Importance During the American Revolution: And the Origin and Progress of the United States Military Academy.

by Captain Edward C. Boynton

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Published
1863
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Full blue debossed cloth with gilt particulars to front cover and spine. Colored fold-out plate View of West Point on the Hudson River is present to front, along with two fold-out maps in the text. More single page maps and illustrations throughout. Twelve pages of ads to rear. Wear to corners and to cloth at the head/tail of spine (see… Read more about this item
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The Destructive Operation of Foul Air, Tainted Provisions, Bad Water and Personal Filthiness upon Human Constitutions; Exemplified in the Unparalleled Cruelty of the British to the American Captives at New York during the Revolutionary War, on Board their Prison and Hospital Ships, in a Communication to Dr. Mitchill, Dated September 4, 1807. Also a Letter to the Tammany Society, upon the Same Subject.
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Half green morocco over marbled boards. Five raised bands and gilt particulars. Marbled endpapers. A total of 86 neatly handwritten pages with blank pages to rear. One black/white plate of the prison ship Jersey bound before the text, along with a frontispiece of the author. A unique and scarce title, measuring 5.25 x 8 inches including the following: Letter to Samuel… Read more about this item
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An Account of the Remarkable Occurrences in the Life and Travels of Col. James Smith, During His Captivity With the Indians, in the Years 1755, '56, '57, '58, & '59 [Ohio Valley Historical Series Number 5; Smith's Captivity with the Indians]
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An Account of the Remarkable Occurrences in the Life and Travels of Col. James Smith, During His Captivity With the Indians, in the Years 1755, '56, '57, '58, & '59 [Ohio Valley Historical Series Number 5; Smith's Captivity with the Indians]

by Col. James Smith; with an Appendix of Illustrative Notes by M. Darlington

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1870
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Full green cloth gilt title to spine. Top edge gilt. Wear to front hinge as well as wear to head of spine (see image). Previous owner's bookplate to front endpaper. Overall a nice clean copy. 6.5 x 9.5 in
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Manual for the Use of the Legislature of the State of New-York, for the Year 1855 [with Colton's Railroad & Township Map of the State of New York with Parts of the Adjoining States & Canada Map]
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Manual for the Use of the Legislature of the State of New-York, for the Year 1855 [with Colton's Railroad & Township Map of the State of New York with Parts of the Adjoining States & Canada Map]

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1855
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Red morocco with gilt particulars to boards and spine. Hand colored folding map to rear (Colton's Railroad & Township Map of the State of New York with Parts of the Adjoining States & Canada 1855), with the two fold-outs to the front present as well. W. Wallace Perkins in gilt to front cover. All edges gilt. A remarkably clean, supple… Read more about this item
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