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America Across the Seas Our Colonial Empire
1 America Across the Seas Our Colonial Empire
N. Y. C. S. Hannond & Co. 1909 hardcover used 106 pages, 7 inches by 10 inches tall 
Illustrated with photographs and 8 color maps.
Contents:
The Philippines
Hawaii
Guam and Our Smaller Islands in the Pacific
Alaska
Panama and the Canal Zone
Porto Rico
Cuba

Condition: Very worn copy. Pages are lightly age toned and have creases, soil and edge and corner wear. Cover has bumped and fraying corners, soil, fading, and wear. Spine cover has a large tear. 
Price: 13.20 USD

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American History Illustrated magazine 1989 May
2 American History Illustrated magazine 1989 May
Cowles Magazines Inc. May 1989 Volume 24, Number 3 magazine used 50 pages 
Features:
The Johnstown Flood by Edward Oxford. "One hundred years ago a thirty-foot-high wall of water swept out of the mountains and through Johnstown, Pennsylvania, killing more than two thousand people and carrying much of the city into oblivion."

America's First Ladies by Betty Boyd Caroli.

Samuel Slater by Joseph Gustaitis. "During 1789-90 this emigrant millworker fathered the American industrial revolution when, working entirely from memory he duplicated the complex cotton spinning machines he had used in England."

Bridging the Atlantic by Richard K Schrader. "It all started fifty years ago with Pan American's luxurious "Clippers."

Condition: Creases, edge and corner wear, damp stains. 
Price: 3.00 USD

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Good Old Days Specials magazine 1997 March
3 Good Old Days Specials magazine 1997 March
House of White Birches March 1997 Volume 24, Number 2 magazine used 64 pages 
Contents:
When the Sky Was Full of Kites
Great Getaway of 1930
St. Francis Dam Flood
Walking Dates
Mother's Homemade Valentines
Endearing Memories
Mom's Contraption
Take a Cup of Love
The Homemakers of My Yesterdays
Laundry Days
Life Before Pizza
Oh, Those Fresh Tomatoes!
The Little Red Jitterbug
Black Beauty
Ever Snare a Gopher?
The Mailman Was a Lady
When the Imagination Soars
Grandmother's Flower Garden
Grandma's Chickens
The Flying Grandmother
Smilin' Jack
Big Little Books, Superhero Comics & Pulp Magazines
Grandmother Ours
Clang, Clang, Clang Goes the Trolley
All in the Job
Two for the Price of One
Telegrams & Candlesticks
My 41 Years in a Mental Hospital
A Duckling Named Annabelle
Teacher's Pet Peeve
The Hole Digger
Mr. Hatt
Childhood Memories

Departments:
Looking Back
From the Mailbox
Verse of the Good Old Days
Good Old Days in the Kitchen
Good Old Days on Wheels
Old-Time Cartoon
Old Time Music

Condition: Pages are age toned. Cover has creases and edge and corner wear. 
Price: 5.00 USD

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Old West magazine 1969 Winter
4 Old West magazine 1969 Winter
Western Publications Inc. winter 1969 Volume 6 Number 2 magazine used 96 pages 
Contents:
The "Rustler" was a Lady
Were Vikings in Oklahoma?
Early-Day Rodeo Circuits
Lost Ingots from the Ajo Mine
Silver Lakes's Most Tragic Christmas
Ghosts of the Men from Spain
Indian Raids in Kansas 1864 and 1869
Foot-Loose and Fancy Free
Runestones and Tombstones
Queen Ann of Brown's Hole
Last Days of the Park Reinsmen
So the Doctor Took a Trip
Some Men Ain't Sociable
Bronc Peelin'
Gate Posts
Trails Grown Dim
Tumbleweeds

Condition: Pages are age toned and have corner wear. Cover is torn, creased, and coming loose from the page block. 
Price: 11.00 USD

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Pacific Historical Review 2002
5 Pacific Historical Review 2002
The Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Society, University of California Press November 2002 Vol 71 Number 4 softcover used 189 pages, 6 inches by 9 inches tall 
Contents:
The Imperial Republic: A Comparison of the Insular Territories under US Dominion after 1898

Phoebe Apperson Hearst's "Gospel of Wealth" 1883-1901

Jim Crow Downunder? African American Encounters with White Australia, 1942-1945

In Search of a Panacea: Japan-Korea Rapprochement and America's "Far Eastern Problems"

Condition: Book is in good condition, the pages are crisp and clean. Binding is tight. Cover has rubbing wear, creases, and wear to the edges and corners. 
Price: 11.00 USD

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Pacific Historical Review 2002
6 Pacific Historical Review 2002
The Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Society, University of California Press May 2002 Vol 71 Number 2 softcover used 176 pages, 6 inches by 9 inches tall 
Contents:
"Are We Chimerical in this Opinion? Visions of a Pacific Railroad and Westward Expansion before 1845

Newlands, Old Lands: Native American Labor, Agrarian Ideology, and the Progressive-Era State in the Making of the Newlands Reclamation Project, 1902-1926

A Dynamic, Not a Static Conception? The Conservation Thought of Roderick Haig-Brown

Mirages Over the Andes: Peru, France, the United States, and Military Jet Procurement in the 1960s

Condition: Book is in good condition, the pages are crisp and clean. Binding is tight. Cover has rubbing wear, creases, and wear to the edges and corners. 
Price: 11.00 USD

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Pacific Historical Review 2002
7 Pacific Historical Review 2002
The Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Society, University of California Press August 2002 Vol 71 Number 3 softcover used 176 pages, 6 inches by 9 inches tall 
Contents:
Well-Thinking Men and Women: The Battle for the White Act and the Meaning of Conservation in the 1920s

You're a Better Filipino Than I Am, John Wayne: World War II, Hollywood, and U.S. Philippines Relations

Repositioning Indianness: Native American Organizations in Portland, Oregon

Kissinger, Ford, and Congress: The Very Bitter End in Vietnam

Condition: Book is in good condition, the pages are crisp and clean. Binding is tight. Cover has rubbing wear, creases, and wear to the edges and corners. Spine is torn at the top. 
Price: 11.00 USD

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Sea Classics magazine 1969 April
8 Sea Classics magazine 1969 April
Challenge Publications Inc. April 1969 Vol 1 No 4 magazine used 66 pages 
Contents:
The Unsinkable Bismark
Ode to an Ocean Greyhound - Mauretania
The Last Broadside - USS New Jersey
Our First Battleship - USS Illinois
USS Texas
Remembering the Maine
Instant Classic - Monte Cristo

Condition: Pages are age toned. Cover has creases, tears, rubbing wear, and wear to the edges and corners. 
Price: 11.00 USD

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The Independent magazine 1920 May 22
9 The Independent magazine 1920 May 22
Independent Corporation May 1920 Volume 102 Number 3722 magazine used 30 pages 
Contents:
Three Strikes - And Out. A Message from the United States Government
The Man with the Best Story Wins
If He Were President - Nicholas Murray Butler
Lest We Forget! - A Message From the Italian Government
The Sabotage of Capitalism
Blessed Are the Peace Makers (cartoons)
The Deadlock
Not His Brothers Keeper
Personal Politics
Unveiling Russia's Red Terror
The First College Air Race - with pictures

The Story of the Week
Wildon Defines the Issue
Uncompromising Champion of the Nation's Honor
The League and the G.O.P.
The Senate and the Peace
No Beer for Massachusetts
Wilson and the U-Boats
Mexico's Latest Revolution
The Matter with Mexico
The Turkish Treaty
D'Annunzio's Anti-League
Ferch Political Strike
Poles Capture Kiev

These Maps Tell Lies
Save Your Steps!
The Highest Leap
Insuring Society
Is Reindeer Meat Tender?
Sawdust
Just a Slice Please
The Independent Lesson Plans

Condition: Pages are age toned and have corner wear. Cover is loose from the page block and has creases, tears, date stickers, and wear to the edges and corners. 
Price: 12.10 USD

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The Journal of American History 1992 December
10 The Journal of American History 1992 December
Organization of American Historians 1992 December Vol. 79, No. 3 softcover used 530 pages, 6 1/2 inches by 10 inches tall 
Articles:
Discovering America: An Introduction
Dis-Covering the Subject of the "Great Constitutional Discussion", 1786-1789
Discovering Nature in North America
The Tempest in the Wilderness: The Racialization of Savagery
"A Broad Fluid Language of Democracy": Discovering the American Idiom
Columbia, Columbus, and Columbianism
Exploring a Cultural Borderland: Native American Journeys of Discovery in the Early Twentieth Century
Americanization from the Bottom Up: Immigration and the Remaking of the Working Class in the United States 1880-1930
Disorientation and Reorientation: The American Landscape Discovered from the West
Making America Home: Racial Masquerade and Ethnic Assimilation in the Transition to Talking Pictures

Condition: Pages have edge soil and corner wear. Cover has rubbing wear, creases, and wear to the edges and corners. 
Price: 6.60 USD

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The Journal of American History 1996 September
11 The Journal of American History 1996 September
Organization of American Historians 1996 September 1996, Vol 83, No 2 Softcover used 6 1/2 inches by 10 inches tall 
376 pages

Articles:
Reading Women/Women Reading: The Making of Learned Women in Antebellum America
The Origins of Gun Culture in the United States, 1760-1865
Civil War Pensions and the Reconstruction of Union Families
'Modernism Gone Mad': Sex Education Comes to Chicago, 1913

Passionate Commitments: Race, Sex, and Communism at Schenectady General Electric, 1932-1954

Condition: Book is in good condition. Bottom page edges are soiled. Spine is creased. Cover has rubbing wear, creases, and wear to the edges and corners. 
Price: 11.00 USD

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Timber Times: Logging & Lumbering History & Modeling magazine 2006 October issue #39
12 Timber Times: Logging & Lumbering History & Modeling magazine 2006 October issue #39
TimberTimes Inc. October 2006 Issue 39 magazine used 50 pages 
Contents:
  • Camp 2 Comments: Notes on the steam era of logging
  • Constructing a 38-foot Skeleton Log Car: Scratch-built in HO standard gauge
  • Two South Carolina Logging Tramlines found near Charleston
  • How to Construct a Home-Made Speeder
  • Visual Brand Equity: Pushing the envelope in large scale
  • The Barr Aerial Tramway: Logging with one's head in the clouds
  • He Came to Build: Simon Benson, "worthy American" discusses his life
  • Beaver Creek Logging Camp: Artistry in On30
  • Linn Tractors and Wheeler Trailers: Doubled capacity for these versatile haulers
  • Coloring for Grown-ups: "Snappy" tree trunks
  • Photo Gallery: Noteworthy images from Collections
  • Model Views: A forum where modelers can share their work

    Condition: Pages have corner wear. Cover has creases and wear top the edges and corners. 
    Price: 6.60 USD

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    Whidah: Cape Cods Mystery Treasure Ship, Dethlefsen, Edwin
    13 Dethlefsen, Edwin Whidah: Cape Cods Mystery Treasure Ship
    Seafarers Heritage Library 1984 Softcover used 171 pages, 6 inches by 9 inches tall 
    Contents: Introduction; 'Black' Sam, the Pirate; Capture at Sea; Shipwrecked; Interrogation and Trial; Boats and Ships and Sailing Things; The Ship and the Tresure: some Archaeology; Piecing Together the Past; The Search for Widah's Bones; Postscript: a Modern Persepctive; Appendix: Contemporary Documents; Capture of the Sloop, Bonetta; Capture of the ship, Agnes; Capture of Captain Beer; First News of the Shipwreck; Governor's Proclamation; Journal of Cyprian Southack; Southack to Governor Shute; Bellamy's Speech to Captain Beer; Glossary; References

    Condition: Book is very worn. Cover has rubbing wear, creases, tears, and wear to the edges and corners. Pages have creases, soil, and corner wear.

     
    Price: 19.80 USD

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    The Remarkable Life, Adventures and Discoveries of Sebastian Cabot of Bristol, Nicholls, J. F.
    14 Nicholls, J. F. The Remarkable Life, Adventures and Discoveries of Sebastian Cabot of Bristol
    Sampson Low, Son, and Marston 1869 hardcover used 190 pages, 6 inches by 7 1/2 inches tall 
    Description: "The Founder of Great Britian's Maritime Power, Discoverer of America, and Its First Colonizer."

    Blindstamped cloth with gilt lettering on spine & front board, portrait frontis & map.

    Condition: Ex library book with all the markings. Cover has bumped and worn corners; fraying and wear to the top and bottom of the spine. Rubed spots on front and back boards. Front and back hinges have tape. Front hinge is broken with the binding showing. Front endpaper, frontis and title page have a lot of foxing, other pages are slightly age toned but almost no foxing. Inside front cover has a library sticker glued on to it. Back endpaper and inside back cover have had library additions torn off. 
    Price: 82.50 USD

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    American History Illustrated magazine 1989 May
    American History Illustrated magazine 1989 May
    3.00 USD
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    Old West magazine 1969 Winter
    Old West magazine 1969 Winter
    11.00 USD
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    Good Old Days Specials magazine 1997 March
    Good Old Days Specials magazine 1997 March
    5.00 USD
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    Sea Classics magazine 1969 April
    Sea Classics magazine 1969 April
    11.00 USD
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    The Independent magazine 1920 May 22
    The Independent magazine 1920 May 22
    12.10 USD
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    Timber Times: Logging & Lumbering History & Modeling magazine 2006 October issue #39
    Timber Times: Logging & Lumbering History & Modeling magazine 2006 October issue #39
    6.60 USD
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    America Across the Seas Our Colonial Empire
    America Across the Seas Our Colonial Empire
    13.20 USD
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    The Journal of American History 1992 December
    The Journal of American History 1992 December
    6.60 USD
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