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1 Disarmament : The Intensified Effort 1955-1958 
Washington DC Department of State 1960 Second Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Revised edition of State Department booklet outlining arms control and disarmament proposals and negotiations for both conventional forces and nuclear weapons during the late 1950's. Includes inlaid 15 pp. booklet "The Great Antagonism" on psychology, propaganda, and war. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings; light wear to covers. 
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2 Hoover National Life Magazine Volume 1, No. 2 
New York NY Independent Magazine Distributing Company 1928 Softcover (Side-stapled) Fair Magazine 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This is one of a series of pro-Herbert Hoover publications prior to the 1928 election. Designed to introduce Hoover to the electorate, it contains biographical information, lots of B&W photos, and endorsements. Center two page photo of Hoover and Vice Presidential nominee Curtis. Condition : Fair; covers off, some pages loose, but all are present; water stain along left edge of most pages; significant chipping and tearing to covers; age toning to pages; some chipping and tearing at page edges. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Memorial Souvenir, Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of York as the Capital of the Unted States of America 
York PA Conservation Society of York County 1927 Probable First Edition Soft cover Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Program for 150th anniversary of York Pennsylvania serving as Capital of the United States, and meeting place for the Continental Congress, during the Fall of 1777. Includes brief biographies of the Congressmen who met in York, black and white illustrations of Colonial York, schedule of commemorative activities, and miscellaneous articles including one on the Quakers in York. Staple bound softcover, with green covers attached via side braided string. Book Condition : Good; Ex-library (rubber stamp imprint on front cover is the only such marking); no internal markings; tearing to cover edges back and front, and to spine ends; a few small stains to covers. Internal pages are in better condition than covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Sons of the American Revolution Magazine Volume 27, No. 1 July 1932 
Washington DC National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution 1932 Soft cover Good Journal 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1932 was considered the Bicentennial Year for the Sons of the American Revolution (dating from George Washington's birth). This issue includes article on the dedication ceremonies of Fort Necessity, Chapter activities in honor of the bicentennial of Washington's birth, and an article on Washington the Man. Saddle staples were added to reinforce the binding. Book Condition : Good; yellowing/foxing around the edges of front and rear free end papers and inside cover; text unmarked; creasing to top right corner; rubbing and slight discoloration around cover edges. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Study Helps in History Book Four : American History (From 1865 to Present Time) 
New York NY Adams Book Company 1946 Soft cover Good Plus Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
A study guide with questions and answers covering Reconstruction through World War II. Topics include Presidents, the Spanish-American War, the Panama Canal, Immigration, World War I, the New Deal, and many more. Takes a pro-Southern view of Reconstruction. Saddle staples were added to additionally secure binding. Book Condition : Good+; former owner's name in ink inside front cover; no markings to text; light spotting to text block; 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 The Geneses of the United States Army Corps of Engineers 
Washington DC Department of the Army Office of the Chief of Engineers 1978 Probable First Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
September 1978 publication EP 360-1-2 covering the (then) 203 year history of the Army Corps of Engineers. In addition to photos and brief biographical sketches of the 46 Chief Engineers, this book contains a brief history of the organization, a section on the 15 Medal of Honor winners from the Corps of Engineers, and miscellaneous notes on the symbols of the Corps. Errata page inlaid in front of, and taped to left side of, title page. Softcover, 8 x 10 1/2 inches. Book Condition : Very Good; light wear to cover corners; no interior marks other than on the errata page; light crease to rear cover along stapled-edge side. 
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7 The Valley Forge Journal : A Record of Patriotism and American Culture: December 1991 ( Volume 5, Number 4) 
Valley Forge PA Valley Forge Historical Society 1991 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Journal 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This special issue commemorates the 50th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Includes narrative account of the attack, several articles on the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial, and excerpts from President George H.W. Bush's speech. Book Condition : Very Good+; binding tight; text unmarked; slight curling to cover corners. First Day of Issue Kentucky (bicentennial) stamp and cancellation on front free end paper. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Visualizing War 
Gettysburg PA Gettysburg College 2012 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
This is an exhibition catalog for Gettysburg College's Fall 2012 Exhibition "Visualizing War", part of the school's commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War. Curated by Civil War Institute fellows Natalie Sherif, Alexandra Ward, and Andrew Egbert, the exhibition examined perceptions of the American Civil War in the North and the evolution of its political, social, and militaristic visual representations through a wide range of objects from the college's archives. 12 color illustrations supplement a brief essay by each of the presenters on different aspects of wartime artistic portrayals. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal markings; minor wear to cover corners and edges. 
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9 Three Centuries Under Three Flags: The Story of Governors Island from 1637 A.C.M. Azoy
Governors Island NY Headquarters First Army 1951 Soft cover Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Survey history of Governors Island off the tip of Manhattan. The landing place of the first Dutch colonists in New Netherlands, the island would become fortified by the time of the American revolution and the War of 1812. It remained an Army training facility, then a Coast Guard installation, before become a park and National Monument. Book Condition : Good+, no text marks; light rubbing and one mark on covers; occasional toning at binding margins from binding adhesive. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10 Baltimore Then and Now Alexander D. Mitchell IV
San Diego CA Thunder Bay Press 2002 1571456880 / 9781571456885 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Plus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Oblong hardcover, 144 pp. with b&w and color photos throughout. Organized with a b&w "then" vintage photo and a modern color "now photo on facing page. Historic sites, places of interest, neighborhoods, and skyline views. Book Condition :Very Good; no text marks; slight waviness to glossy pages. Dust Jacket Condition : Good+; shelf wear to edges; crease at bottom front. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11 A Biographical History of Lancaster County [Pennsylvania] : Being a History of Eminent Men of the County Alexander Harris; Alex Harris
Clearfield 2012 0806305908 / 9780806305905 Reprint Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2012 Softcover reprint of Harris' classic 1872 biographical survey of the important historical settlements of Lancaster city and county in pennsylvania. Over 2000 entries on individuals and families from its founding through the Civil War, works as both a history and a genealogical reference. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; cover corner curling; vertical crease to rear cover causing some creasing to last few pages; some staining to text block. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Lebanon (CT) (Images of America) Alicia Wayland; Ed Tollmann; Claire S. Krause; Lebanon Historical Society
Charleston SC Arcadia Publishing 2004 0738535737 / 9780738535739 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by all 3 authors on title page. Part of the Images of America series, this work consists of 2 b&w photos per page supplemented by text. Traces the rural history of the area and its historic ties to the American Revolution. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light cover corner wear. 
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13 The American Indian: A conference in the American Philosophical Society Library (Library Publication No. 2) American Philosophical Society
Philadelphia, PA American Philosophical Society Library 1968 First Edition Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to up to 12" tall 
Pale blue wraps, staple-bound, cover and pages in typewriter style, 54 pages. Contents: "Franz Boas Collection" by George Stocking; "The Value of the Speck Papers for Ethnohistory" by Anthony Wallace; "Value of the Radin Papers for Linguistics" by Dell Hymes; "Little-Used Collections in the APS Library" by Murphy Smith; "Glottochronology" by C. F. Voegelin. Condition: Good; Pages are clean. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Floods of Northern New Jersey (Images of America) Amre Youssef; North Jersey Media Group
Charleston SC Arcadia Publishing 2014 1467120871 / 9781467120876 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on half title page :" Dear Mr. Martin, Thank you for your preservation work on The Records archives; otherwise, this book would not be possible. Amre" Rich archival newspaper photos (usually 2 per page) with accompanying text document the last century of storms in flood-prone Northern NJ. Includes hurricanes Irene and Sandy. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light cover corner curling and creasing. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Southern Indian Studies (Volume XIII (13), October 1961), Archaeological Society Of North Carolina
15 Southern Indian Studies (Volume XIII (13), October 1961) Archaeological Society Of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC Archaeological Society of North Carolina and The Research Laboratories of Anthropology 1961 N/A Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
Light gray stapled wraps, 43 pages. This journal was established in April 1949 as a medium of publication and discussion of information pertaining to the life and customs of the Indians in the Southern states, both prehistoric and historic. Contents of this issue: "Synthesis: Will o' the Wisp of New World Archaeology" by Ruth V. Evans; "Generic Western Names Identifiable in the Southeast" by Harold A. Huscher; "Some Eastern Cherokee Dances Today" by John D. Gillespie. CONDITION: Pages are clean and bright 
Price: 17.50 USD
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Barnes Sesquicentennial 1828-1978 (Pennsylvania), Barnes Sesquicentennial Committee
16 Barnes Sesquicentennial 1828-1978 (Pennsylvania) Barnes Sesquicentennial Committee
Barnes, PA Barnes Sesquicentennial Committee 1978 N/A Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Booklet on the 150th anniversary celebration of Barnes, Warren County, Pennsylvania. In addition to the schedule of events for the three day celebration, the majority of the booklet is comprised of articles on the history of the village and surrounding area as well as Sheffield Township. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 72 pages.Book Condition : Very Good; pages are clean and bright, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has light creasing at the corners. 
Price: 16.50 USD
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17 The Long Shadow of Little Rock, A Memoir Bates, Daisy
New York NY David McKay Co. 1962 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1970 4th printing. Foreword by Eleanor Roosevelt. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal markings; light age toning. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; chipping and tearing at edges. Personal memoirs of Daisy Bates, a civil rights activist best known for her involvement with the Little Rock Nine and the successful attempt to desegregate public schools in Arkansas. 
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18 The greenhouse at Lyndhurst: Construction and development of the Gould greenhouse, 1881 (Research on historic properties occasional papers) Billie Sherrill Britz
Washington DC Preservation Press, National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States 1977 0891330461 / 9780891330462 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Details the construction the Gould greenhouse at Lyndhurst, a Tarrytown, New York estate. 48 pp. including b&w photos, illustrations, and floor plans. Multiple appendices include correspondence on labor. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; some light soiling to covers; chipping to spine; light page tip creasing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 The Majestic Delaware; the Nation's foremost Historic River Brandt, Francis Burke
Union City NJ William H. Wise 1981 Hardcover Very Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
"The story of the Delaware is told in brief accounts of dramatic episodes, events, and achievements." Discusses shipbuilding also. 150+ b&w photos, maps, and illustrations. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends; light age toning to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; chipping at edges; light discoloration; waviness/creasing (cup ring marks). 
Price: 12.50 USD
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20 Peck's Beach: A Pictorial History of Ocean City, New Jersey Cain, Tim
Harvey Cedars NJ Down the Shore 1988 0945582048 / 9780945582045 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1st printing 1988. Brief history of Ocean City New Jersey's transformation from a Christian Camp Meeting community to a beach and boardwalk destination for vacationers. B&w photos and illustrations throughout. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear. No Dust Jacket. 
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