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A History of New England in Words of One Syllable

By: Cady, Mrs. H. N.

Price: $59.08

Publisher: Chicago, IL, H. J. Smith & Co.: 1888

Seller ID: 039738

Condition: Good+


208 pp, green cloth over boards w/gilt-red-black stamped illustrations & lettering on front panel & spine. The book begins with the first white men to visit New England beginning with the Norsemen. It describes Dighton Rock which has strange markings on it. The pilgrims are mentioned along with the first white men in Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. The book provides brief history through the Civil War. View more info

Past All Dishonor

By: Cain, James M.

Price: $14.66

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1946

Seller ID: 022862

Condition: Very Good


233 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, blind stamped author's initials on the front cover, dj red w/wht-blu lettering. The hero is young Confederate spy in Virginia City, the silver mining town, at the height of its boom period. He conceives a wild & desperate infatuation for one of the camp's sporting girls. prev owner placed adhesive tape on inside of the dj, dj rubbed & chipped on the edges, dj 1" x 1-1/4" at top of the spine, dj spine soiled & rubber, dj corners rubbed. View more info

Montana's Righteous hangmen: The Vigilantes in Action

By: Callaway, Llewellyn Link w/foreword by Burlingame, Merrill G.

Price: $17.81

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1997

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 039967

ISBN: 0806129123

Condition: Near Fine


xxii, 233 pp, yel-orange SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel. The story of the Montana Vigilantes and one of the men, "Captain" James Williams, who led them. One of men hanged by the Vigilantes was Joseph A. Slade, who carried the severed ears of one of his victoms in his pocket. Slade is also credited with organizing and managing the Overland stage route and clearing its way of desperadoes. View more info

The American Revolution on Indian Country : Crisis and diversity in Native Ameircan Communities

By: Calloway, Colin G.

Price: $35.28

Publisher: New York, NY, Cambridge University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026351

ISBN: 0521471494

Condition: Near Fine


xxiii, 327 pp, quarterbound w/black boards w/black spine w/gilt lettering, dj purple w/tan lettering w/color illustrated front & back. This study presents coverage of the Indian experiences in the American Revolution. The author focuses on eight Indian communities from Quebec to Florida, and from hte Atlantic to the Mississippi, as he explores how the Revolution often translated into war among Indians & their own struggles for independence. View more info

Treasure of the Sangre de Cristos Tales and Traditions of the Spanish Southwest

By: Campa, Arthur L.

Price: $27.63

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051106

Condition: Very Good+


xvi, 224 pp, red clothcovered boards w/black title block on the spine w/gilt lettering, dj red w/black illustration of being buried w/white & black lettering, wht rear panel w/text. The book contains tales of lost mines stacked with bars of gold, of mule loads of silver cached away in outlaw hoards, of favulous Jesuit treasures buried when that order was expelled from New Spain, rediscovered by chance or by an old map found in some forgotten monastery. small tears on top front edge of the dj, dj spine sunned, stain from small retail sticker on the ffep. View more info

Treasure of the Sangre de Cristos Tales and Traditions of the Spanish Southwest

By: Campa, Arthur L.

Price: $22.53

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1974

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 051107

Condition: Near Fine


xvi, 224 pp, red clothcovered boards w/black title block on the spine w/gilt lettering, dj red w/black illustration of being buried w/white & black lettering, wht rear panel w/text. The book contains tales of lost mines stacked with bars of gold, of mule loads of silver cached away in outlaw hoards, of favulous Jesuit treasures buried when that order was expelled from New Spain, rediscovered by chance or by an old map found in some forgotten monastery. dj price-clipped View more info

Why Did They Name It ...?

By: Campbell, Hannah

Price: $7.61

Publisher: New York, NY, New York, NY: Fleet Press Corporation, 1964: 1964

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 024816

Condition: Very Good


207 pp, dark green boards w/gilt lettering, dj red w/black-wht lettering, dj photo of author on the back. The author tells the story of their origins, linking them to personal anecdotes about their creators - & about people, places, accidents & incidents that influenced them. dj small chips at corners. View more info

Houses of Gold

By: Campbell, John Carden

Price: $19.13

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Howell North Publishers, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006042

Condition: Very Good


174 pp. The book is about the houses that were built in California as a result of the affluence produced by the gold that was mined. This look at California history covers roughly the years f/1850 to 1900. small tears dj top & some wrinkling along the edges of the dj. View more info

One Christmas

By: Capote, Truman

Price: $28.01

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1983

Edition: First Printing Thus

Seller ID: 016313

ISBN: 039453266X

Condition: Very Good+


41 pp, maroon cloth boards w/gilt letters, red slipcase w/photo of author & his father. Autobiographical story of Truman Capote when he went to visit his father one Christmas in New Orleans. View more info

The Trail to Ogallala

By: Capps, Benjamin w/afterword by Graham, Don

Price: $7.86

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Texas Christian University Press:

Seller ID: 014078

Condition: Near Fine


285 pp, blu-wht SC wraps w/illustrated front, in plastic shrink wrap. The book is number three in the Texas Tradition Series View more info

Who Shot the Bear?

By: Carleton, Don E.

Price: $156.40

Publisher: Austin, TX, Wind River Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 050250

Condition: Very Good


31 pp, quarterbound w/brown w/blue-red patterned papercovered boards w/red cloth spine, paper label on spine w/black lettering, SIGNED by the author on the title page, slipcase red cloth covered, slipcase professionally made by book binder, the book was designed & printed by David Holman, #89 of 295 cc's, slight bow to book. It is the story of J. Evetts Haley's part in the founding of Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center. The book details Haley's connection w/Texas history collections at UT, how he was appointed to be collector of research in the social sciences. It includes some of his corre... View more info

Obligations of the Government - 54th Congress, 1st Session - Document No. 154

By: Carlisle, John G. Secretary of the Treasury

Price: $125.38

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1896

Seller ID: 050420

Condition: Very Good


42 pp, quarterbound w/brown leather corners and spine w/gilt lettering, w/marbled papercovered boards and marbled endpapers, all three edges marbled. In the Senate of the United States the Vice-President presented a letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting, in response to resolution of the Seanta, dated December 31, 1895, that the Secretary of the Treasury be directed to report to the Senate a statement containing a copy of each obligation of the government since March 4, 1789, etc., papers called for by said resolution. View more info

Powder and Propellants: Energetic Materials at Indian Head, Maryland, 1890-2001

By: Carlisle, Rodney Ph.D.

Price: $25.46

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 036692

ISBN: 1574411497

Condition: Near Fine


xviii, 322 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy white-grey dj w/pictorial front panel w/grey spine w/black-red lettering. The book provides the story of the U. S. Navy's facility for research, development, testing, and evaluation of "energetic materials." These are the chemical compounds used in gun and rocket propellants and in the cartridge-actuated devices found in ejection seats and cockpits of military aircraft. View more info

Swedes in North America 1638-1988 Technical, Cultural, and Political Achievements

By: Carlsson, Sten & edited by Johnston, Turlough

Price: $12.71

Publisher: Stockholm, Sweden, Streiffert & Co.: 1988

Seller ID: 051279

ISBN: 9178860288

Condition: Very Good+


136 pp, blu papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, orange endpapers w/maps, dj orange w/blue lettering and w/gray illustrations. The book begins with the early colonization of America followed by the mass emigration 1845-1929 and then followed by Swedish Americans at work. The section about work lists the different occupations that were affected by the emigration of the Swedes. prev owner's stamp on the FPD. View more info

The Skeleton at the Feast : The Day of the Dead in Mexico

By: Carmichael, Elizabeth and Sayer, Chloe

Price: $20.36

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 2003

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 036236

ISBN: 0292776586

Condition: Very Good+


160 pp, glossy SC wraps w/blk-pink-yel-wht spine w/pink pictorial front & yel pictorial back. The authors explore the origin of the Day of the Dead. the festival is an occasion for celebrating & feasting, cleaning & decorating graves, dancing & making music. For the first two days of November a sweet-smelling cloud of copal incense hangs over most of Mexico. Nominally this is the Christian feast of All Saints and All Souls, but it is celebrated in Mexico as nowhere else in the Catholic world. slight scuff mark on the front cover, the book is crisp and clean. View more info

The Skeleton at the Feast : The Day of the Dead in Mexico

By: Carmichael, Elizabeth and Sayer, Chloe

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1992

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 036283

ISBN: 0292776586

Condition: Very Good+


160 pp, glossy SC wraps w/blk-pink-yel-wht spine w/pink pictorial front & yel pictorial back. The authors explore the origin of the Day of the Dead. the festival is an occasion for celebrating & feasting, cleaning & decorating graves, dancing & making music. For the first two days of November a sweet-smelling cloud of copal incense hangs over most of Mexico. Nominally this is the Christian feast of All Saints and All Souls, but it is celebrated in Mexico as nowhere else in the Catholic world. slight scuff mark on the front cover, the book is crisp and clean. View more info

The Skeleton at the Feast : The Day of the Dead in Mexico

By: Carmichael, Elizabeth and Sayer, Chloe

Price: $21.21

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 2001

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 036950

ISBN: 0292776586

Condition: Very Good+


160 pp, glossy SC wraps w/blk-pink-yel-wht spine w/pink pictorial front & yel pictorial back. The authors explore the origin of the Day of the Dead. the festival is an occasion for celebrating & feasting, cleaning & decorating graves, dancing & making music. For the first two days of November a sweet-smelling cloud of copal incense hangs over most of Mexico. Nominally this is the Christian feast of All Saints and All Souls, but it is celebrated in Mexico as nowhere else in the Catholic world. The book is crisp and clean. View more info

The Skeleton at the Feast : The Day of the Dead in Mexico

By: Carmichael, Elizabeth and Sayer, Chloe

Price: $19.51

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 2003

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 036951

ISBN: 0292776586

Condition: Very Good-


160 pp, glossy SC wraps w/blk-pink-yel-wht spine w/pink pictorial front & yel pictorial back. The authors explore the origin of the Day of the Dead. the festival is an occasion for celebrating & feasting, cleaning & decorating graves, dancing & making music. For the first two days of November a sweet-smelling cloud of copal incense hangs over most of Mexico. Nominally this is the Christian feast of All Saints and All Souls, but it is celebrated in Mexico as nowhere else in the Catholic world. Front cover lightly creased. View more info

More Annotated Alice: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There

By: Carroll, Lewis w/notes by Gardner, Martin

Price: $39.06

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House Inc.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037080

ISBN: 0394585712

Condition: Near Fine


xxxiii, 363 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, brown endpapers, dark blu dj w/color illustrated front & rear panels w/orange-wihite letteirng. The author has added more than 170 new notes that were not included in the earlier work. He explains more of Lewis Carroll's mysterious characters and unravels more of his riddles and rhymes. View more info

Cowboy Capital of the World: The Saga of Dodge City

By: Carter III, Samuel

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039545

ISBN: 0385051921

Condition: Very Good+


[8], 280 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/silver lettering on the spine, endpaper maps of Dodge City, red dj w/white lettering & illustrated front & rear panels. Dodge City sprang up virtually overnight. The author chronicles the evolution of Dodge City from a frontier cetner for the buffalo trade to an inportant railroad terminus. The book presents the story of the marshalls, escapades of several famous gamblers & dance hall girls and more. More Burs #33 'though the book is of interest, it is but a repetition of books that have gone before, full of legends that have been exposed by hi... View more info