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The New Country A Social History of the American Frontier, 1776-1890, Bartlett, Richard A.
1 Bartlett, Richard A. The New Country A Social History of the American Frontier, 1776-1890
New York Oxford University Press 1974 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine very near Fine Jacket 
487 pp. Price of $15.95 on front flap of jacket. Includes an index and several black and white photographs. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow Railroads in the West, Brown, Dee Alexander
2 Brown, Dee Alexander Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow Railroads in the West
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1977 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
311 pp. Price of $12.95 on front flap of dust jacket. The author's history of the development of railroads in the American west in the 19th century. Very few hints of edge wear to jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Made in America An Informal History of the English Language in the United States, Bryson, Bill
3 Bryson, Bill Made in America An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
New York William Morrow and Company [1995] 1995 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
417 pp. Price of $23.00 on front flap of dust jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Great North Trail America's Route of the Ages, Cushman, Dan
4 Cushman, Dan The Great North Trail America's Route of the Ages
New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1966 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
383 pp. Price of $7.95 on front flap of jacket. Jacket has some slight toning to the spine panel and a tiny chip to top right corner of the rear panel, but is otherwise Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Black Heroes in Our Nations History, Drotning, Phillip T.
5 Drotning, Phillip T. Black Heroes in Our Nations History
New York Cowles Book Company, Inc. 1969 First printing Hardcover Very Good+ Near Very Good Jacket Signed
242 pp. Price of $5.95 on front flap of jacket. Inscribed and dated by author on free front endpaper. Few hints of shelf wear to edges of boards; traces of edge wear, small abrasion on reverse of jacket, few mild dampstains on reverse of jacket and rear panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Centuries of Santa Fe, Horgan, Paul
6 Horgan, Paul The Centuries of Santa Fe
New York E.P Dutton & Company, Inc. 1956 First edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
363 pp. Price of 5.00 on front flap of jacket. Name written on free front end paper, newspaper photo of author laid in, (toning to the two adjacent pages), few traces of foxing to text block; light edge wear to jacket, foxing to flaps and rear panel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Confederates in the Attic Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War, Horwitz, Tony
7 Horwitz, Tony Confederates in the Attic Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War
New York Random House 1998 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine very near Fine Jacket 
406 pp. Price of $27.50 on front flap of dust jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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In and Out of the Old Missions of California, James, George Wharton
8 James, George Wharton In and Out of the Old Missions of California
Boston Little, Brown, and Company 1905 First printing Hardcover Near Fine 
392 pp. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. Bound in green cloth with mission embossed in gold on front board, gilt top edge, gold lettering on the spine. A comprehensive history of Franciscan missions left by Spanish Missionaries between the 16th and 17th centuries. Cowan 120 ("One of the best works dealing with this subject."). Pastedowns splitting at hinges (binding is tight and secure), small tear to the tissue guard protecting the frontispiece, and browning affecting a few pages from where a small flower was pressed, else a bright beautiful copy. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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The Bloody Bozeman The Perilous Trail to Montana's Gold, Johnson, Dorothy M.
9 Johnson, Dorothy M. The Bloody Bozeman The Perilous Trail to Montana's Gold
New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1971 First printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
366 pp. Price of $9.95 on front flap of jacket. Includes several black and white photographs of historic persons mentioned in Johnson's history of the gold rush to Montana. Some areas of discoloration to textblock, rubbing and fading to boards; jacket has a few tiny stains on the rear panel, and the spine panel is very slightly darkened. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Armies of the Night History as a Novel, The Novel as History, Mailer, Norman
10 Mailer, Norman The Armies of the Night History as a Novel, The Novel as History
New York The New American Library 1968 First printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
288 pp. Price of $5.95 on front flap of dust jacket. Mailer's account of his participation in the October 1967 demonstrations against the Vietnam War in Washington D.C. Significant fading to top edges of boards and spine; jacket shows some light edge wear. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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1776, McCullough, David
11 McCullough, David 1776
New York Simon & Schuster 2005 0743226712 / 9780743226714 First printing Hardcover Fine very near Fine Jacket 
386 pp. Price of $32.00 on front flap of dust jacket. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Lewis and Clark Journals An American Epic of Discovery, Moulton, Gary (Ed.)
12 Moulton, Gary (Ed.) The Lewis and Clark Journals An American Epic of Discovery
Lincoln, NE University of Nebraska Press 2003 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
413 pp. Price of $29.95 on front flap of dust jacket. The abridgement of the Definitive Nebraska Edition, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and the Members of the Corps of Discovery. Edited and with an introduction by Gary E. Moulton. A Near Fine book with a tiny abrasion on the front pastedown in a Near Fine dust jacket with a tiny crease to the front flap. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Oregon Trail, Parkman, Francis
13 Parkman, Francis The Oregon Trail
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1872 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good 
381 pp. The fourth edition of Parkman's classic book. 8vo. bound in green cloth with gilt decorations on the spine and front board. BAL15461. Book has minor wear on the head and heel of the spine and two tiny tears to the free front endpapers and a blindstamp "With the Publishers Compliments" on the title page, dedication page, and the revision explanation page. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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The Fur Trader and the Indian, Saum, Lewis O.
14 Saum, Lewis O. The Fur Trader and the Indian
Seattle University of Washington Press (1965) 1965 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
324 pp. Price of $7.50 on front flap of jacket. Includes an index, notes, and a bibliography. A few hints of foxing on the top of the textblock; closed tear on top right edge of rear panel, few very tiny chips; traces of foxing on top textblock. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Explorers of the Mississippi, Severin, Timothy
15 Severin, Timothy Explorers of the Mississippi
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1968 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
294 pp. Includes several black and white photographs and an index. A very near Fine book in a Very Good+ price-clipped dust jacket with a few hints of edge wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Studs Terkel's Chicago, Terkel, Studs
16 Terkel, Studs Studs Terkel's Chicago
New York The New Press (1986) 1986 First printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
130 pp. Price of $19.95 on front flap of jacket. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72, Thompson, Hunter S.
17 Thompson, Hunter S. Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72
San Francisco Straight Arrow Books 1973 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
506 pp. Bound in black with skull embossed on front board, skull, title, author name, and publisher's logo on spine in white. Price of $7.95 on front flap of dust jacket. Ahearn APG 003b. A nice copy of one of Thompson's best books, arguably the finest book of reporting on a US presidential campaign. Near Fine book with a touch of wear to the edges of boards, in a Very Good dust jacket with wear to the top and bottom edges of the spine panel and a few other scattered hints of wear to the extremities. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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Domestic Manners of the Americans, Trollope, Frances
18 Trollope, Frances Domestic Manners of the Americans
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1949 First edition thus Hardcover Very near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
454 pp. Edited, with an introduction, new materials, and notes, by Donald Smalley. Bibliography, index. First printing of the first edition thus. Very near Fine book in an attractive Very Good+ price-clipped jacket with some mild darkening to the spine panel. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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