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Voyagers to the West: Emigration from Britain to America on the Eve of the Revolution, Bailyn, Bernard (With the Assistance of Barbara DeWolfe)
1 Bailyn, Bernard (With the Assistance of Barbara DeWolfe)
Voyagers to the West: Emigration from Britain to America on the Eve of the Revolution
London IB Tauris & Co Ltd 1987 1850430381 / 9781850430384 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall xxvii + 668pp, index, maps, illustrations, tables, 36pp 'Voyagers in Flight: A Sketchbbok of Runaway Servants 1774-1775' colour booklet bound in. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Images of America: Temecula, Barnett, Loretta / Farnbach, Rebecca / The Vail Ranch Restoration Association
2 Barnett, Loretta / Farnbach, Rebecca / The Vail Ranch Restoration Association
Images of America: Temecula
U.S.A. Arcadia Publishing (SC) 2006 0738530956 / 9780738530956 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 128pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Outre-Mer: Impressions of America, Bourget, Paul (Member of the French Academy with Frontispiece Portrait)
3 Bourget, Paul (Member of the French Academy with Frontispiece Portrait)
Outre-Mer: Impressions of America
London T Fisher Unwin 1895 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 425pp, frontispiece. Gilt on green boards, top edge gilt, foxing to endpapers and early pages, light foxing otherwise, rough cut edges to fore- and bottom edges. No dustwrapper. No inscription, overall a VG copy. Scarce. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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The Plains Rifle, Charles E Hanson, Jr
4 Charles E Hanson, Jr
The Plains Rifle
U.S.A. The Stackpole Company 1960 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall xi + 171pp, index, 72 illustrations. Brown boards, gold coloured titling and decoration, light wear only, foxing mainly to page edges, overall a VG copy without dustwrapper. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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A Ride Over the Rocky Mountains to Oregon and California. With a Glance at Some of the Tropical Islands Including the West Indies and the Sandwich Isles, Coke, The Hon. Henry J
5 Coke, The Hon. Henry J
A Ride Over the Rocky Mountains to Oregon and California. With a Glance at Some of the Tropical Islands Including the West Indies and the Sandwich Isles
London Richard Bentley 1852 First Edition Half-Leather Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall x + 390pp, frontispiece. Black half-leather over grey boards, 5 raised bands, gilt titling, some edge rubbing. Owner's details to front pastedown dated 1919, general browning to pages, foxing mainly to endpapers and frontis, a few marks commensurate with age, occasional short edge tear, edge loss to frontis, the binding is very solid indeed. The contents 2pp have been duplicated between pages 286/7. Top edges gilt. Scarce. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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The Brooklyn Murders, Cole, GDH
6 Cole, GDH
The Brooklyn Murders
London W Collins Sons & Co Ltd Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall vi + 341pp + 4pp adverts at rear. Small hardback, black boards, gilt titling to spine and small decoration to front panel. Pencilled name and price to front endpaper, general ageing to contents, overall a VG tight copy without dustwrapper. Undated, but listing of other titles available would suggest 1926-1930 period and thus a reprint. Scarce. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Journal Kept By David Douglas During His Travels in North America, 1823-1827, Together with a Particular Description of Thirty-three Species of American Oaks and Eighteen Species of Pinus., Douglas, David
7 Douglas, David
Journal Kept By David Douglas During His Travels in North America, 1823-1827, Together with a Particular Description of Thirty-three Species of American Oaks and Eighteen Species of Pinus.
New York Antiquarian Press Ltd 1959 Limited Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 364pp, index, 8 appendices, 1 drawing, frontispiece. Green boards, no dustwrapper presumably as issued, light edge rubbing, contents clean and tight, VG. This is an unnumbered copy of the 1959 limited edition reprint of 750 copies, (1st edition 1914). The appendices contain a list of plants introduced by Douglas and an account of his death in 1834. Published under the direction of the Royal Horticultural Society. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Thoughts on the American Flintlock Pistol, Dyke, S. E.
8 Dyke, S. E.
Thoughts on the American Flintlock Pistol
U.S.A. Geo Shumway Publisher 1974 0873870700 / 9780873870702 Revised Edition Soft Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 62pp, illustrated throughout. Large format softback, scuffs with small surface loss to front, corner creases to rear and later pages, contents VG, overall a Good tight copy. Updated version of the 1959 original edition. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Pequot Handybook No.1: New England Colonial Gardens. What They Were and How to Hane One, Favretti, Rudy J
9 Favretti, Rudy J
Pequot Handybook No.1: New England Colonial Gardens. What They Were and How to Hane One
USA The Pequot Press 1964 First Edition Booklet Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 32pp, appendix (plant material 1620-1800), illustrated with plans and prints. Grren illustrated card covers, browning to edges, a few marks to rear, general light edgewear, contents clean and tight, overall a Good copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Air National Guard and the American Military Tradition: Militiaman, Volunteer and Professional, Gross, Charles Joseph
10 Gross, Charles Joseph
The Air National Guard and the American Military Tradition: Militiaman, Volunteer and Professional
U.S.A. National Guard Bureau 1995 0160483026 / 9780160483028 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall xvii + 234pp, index, bibliography, glossary, 11 appendices, chapter notes, illustrated endpapers, illustrations throughout, Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in a Good+ (slight edge rubbed, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Dorchester Group Puritanism and Revolution, Hansen, Ann Natalie
11 Hansen, Ann Natalie
The Dorchester Group Puritanism and Revolution
USA At the Sign of the Cock 1987 0961349123 / 9780961349127 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall x + 125pp, index, notes. Green boards, a VG clean tight copy in (slight spine fading, owners label to front panel) dustwrapper. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Journey to Shiloh, Henry, Will
12 Henry, Will
Journey to Shiloh
London Hammond, Hammond & Company 1963 First British Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 224pp. Yellow boards, light foxing mainly to edges, a VG clean tight copy in a Good (edge loss mainly to top edge of rear, small internal repair to base, colour fading to spine, not price-clipped, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. A novel of the American Civil War. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Connecticut Colonists: Windsor 1635-1703, Holbrook, Jay Mack
13 Holbrook, Jay Mack
Connecticut Colonists: Windsor 1635-1703
Massachusetts Holbrook Research Institute 1986 093124840X / 9780931248405 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall xx + 297pp, alphabetical listing of inhabitants of Windsor with date of event alongside, tables, graphs. Red boards, no dustwrapper, presumably as issued, minor edge creasing to a couple of pages, owners label to front pastedown otherwise a VG clean tight copy. Of great value to genealogists. Uncommon 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Sonoma County California Volume 2, Janover, Robert
14 Janover, Robert
Sonoma County California Volume 2
California True Images Photography 2011 1890443522 / 9781890443528 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 104pp, colour photographs throughout, some fold-out. Black boards, illustrated panel to front, slight bumping to corners, a Vg copy in (slight edge rubbing with minor loss) dustwrapper. This is Volume 2. A personal interpretation of Sonoma County, California. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Bark Canoes: The Art and Obsession of Tappan Adney, Jennings, John
15 Jennings, John
Bark Canoes: The Art and Obsession of Tappan Adney
Canada Firefly Books, Limited 2004 1552977331 / 9781552977330 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 152pp, index, bibliography, glossary, photographs throughout, most in colour, featuring the 110 models of Edwin Adney. Laminated pictiral boards, a Fine copy in dustwrapper. A study of the man and his models who singlehandedly preserved the fading history of Native Bark Canoe construction in North America. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The History of Mohave County to 1912, Messersmith, Dan W
16 Messersmith, Dan W
The History of Mohave County to 1912
USA Mohave County Historical Soc 1991 0963012509 / 9780963012500 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Wheeler, Joe 230pp, index, bibliography, illustrated. Large softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Early American Ships, Millar, John Fitzhugh
17 Millar, John Fitzhugh
Early American Ships
USA Thirteen Colonies Press 1986 0934943028 / 9780934943024 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall viii +248pp, indexes, bibliography, 64 flags in colour, appendix, extensively illustrated with line drawings. An excellent reference for the ship modeller. Large format softback, slight creasing to tips of front cover and early pages, otherwise an excellent clean tight copy. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Reports from America: William Howard Russell and the Civil War, Miller, Ilana D.
18 Miller, Ilana D.
Reports from America: William Howard Russell and the Civil War
Stroud Sutton Publishing Ltd 2001 0750925574 / 9780750925570 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall xi + 277pp, index, bibliography, notes, 8pp plates. Black boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Making Technology Masculine: Men, Women, and Modern Machines in America, 1870-1945, Oldenziel, Ruth
19 Oldenziel, Ruth
Making Technology Masculine: Men, Women, and Modern Machines in America, 1870-1945
Amsterdam Amsterdam University Press 1999 9053563814 / 9789053563816 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 271pp, index, bibliography, notes, 42 figures. Large softback, a VG clean tight copy, probably unread. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Puritan Roots, Phelps, Winston
20 Phelps, Winston
Puritan Roots
USA Heritage Books 1987 1556130775 / 9781556130779 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall xvii + 92pp, index, drawings. Owners label to front cover otherwise light wear only, a VG copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Lands of Promise and Despair: Chronicles of Early California, 1535 - 1846 (A California Legacy Book), Robert M. Senkewicz / Rose Marie Beebe (Editors)
21 Robert M. Senkewicz / Rose Marie Beebe (Editors)
Lands of Promise and Despair: Chronicles of Early California, 1535 - 1846 (A California Legacy Book)
U.S.A. Heyday Books 2001 1890771481 / 9781890771485 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall xxi + 506pp, index, 6 maps, 2 appendices, glossary, further reading, illustrations including 8pp colour plates. Contents in 4 sections: I Exploration; II Colonization; III Settlements; IV Mexican California. Softback, light reading wear only, a VG copy. 
Price: 17.00 GBP
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Cardinal 1942: Published By the Student Body of Santa Cruz High School (California), Rodgers, Shirley (Editor-in-Chief)
22 Rodgers, Shirley (Editor-in-Chief)
Cardinal 1942: Published By the Student Body of Santa Cruz High School (California)
U.S.A. Santa Cruz High School 1942 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 95pp, black and white photographs throughout plus 5pp adverts at rear. Photographic record of the High School, arranged by Classes, Organizations and Activities, SCHS for Defense, Boys' Sports, Girls' Sports, Features. Buff linen cloth boards, red design to front, general light ageing, a few marks, overall a VG copy of a scarce publication. Useful source for genealogists. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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An Inquiry Into the Animism and Folk-lore of the Guiana Indians (Extract from the 30th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology), Roth, Walter E
23 Roth, Walter E
An Inquiry Into the Animism and Folk-lore of the Guiana Indians (Extract from the 30th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology)
Washington Government Printing Office 1915 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 349pp, index, glossary, 4 plates (1 colour), 6 illustrations in text. Green boards, decoration to front, a few marks, light wear, general browning to contents, overall a VG tight copy, no dustwrapper. Includes an extensive number of myths and folk-tales, all indexed. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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The Iron Brigade (Men-at-arms), Selby, John / Roffe, Michael
24 Selby, John / Roffe, Michael
The Iron Brigade (Men-at-arms)
Reading Osprey Publishing Ltd 1971 0850450543 / 9780850450545 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 40pp, 8pp colour plates plus black and white illustrations. Softback, general light browning to covers, a VG clean tight copy. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Tenderfoot in New Mexico, Townshend, RB
25 Townshend, RB
The Tenderfoot in New Mexico
London John Lane the Bodley Head Limited 1923 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall ix + 257pp, 16 plates. Red boards, colour fading to spine, general light foxing to contents. Inscription to front pastedown reads: 'Aubrey P Edgcumbe (from the author - 1924)'. RB Townshend died prior to the publication of this book, so presumably dedication refers to his wife, Dorothea, who wrote the Preface. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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