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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 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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3 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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4 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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5 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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6 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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7 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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8 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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Southern Indian Studies (Volume XIII (13), October 1961), Archaeological Society Of North Carolina
9 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
10 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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11 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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200th Anniversary of Birdsboro, Pennsylvania : 200 Years of Iron Historical Pageant 1740-1940 (Souvenir Program), Chairman of the Publicity Committee (Editor)
12 200th Anniversary of Birdsboro, Pennsylvania : 200 Years of Iron Historical Pageant 1740-1940 (Souvenir Program) Chairman of the Publicity Committee (Editor)
Birdsboro, PA Anniversary Committee 1940 N/A Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 4to up to 12" tall 
Souvenir program of the 200th Anniversary of the Founding of Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, June 27th, 28th, 29th, 1940 . Contains several articles by local residents, black and white photographs and lots of old advertisements. Size: 4to up to 12" tall. Book Condition : Good-; pages are clean and bright, unmarked, no tears, some corner tip creases and some overall light wrinkling . Cover has price sticker shadow to front, some light creasing and edge wear; discoloration at bottom and edges of cover. Spine has tearing to bottom and about 1" of paper missing to top. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 The Marquis De La Fayette in the American Revolution, With Some Account of the Attitude of France Toward the War of Independence (2 Volumes) Charlemagne Tower
Philadelphia PA J.B. Lippincott & Co. 1901 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 12mo up to 7" tall. Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on front free end paper of Vol. 1. 1901 two volume set in Library Binding. 1031 pp. w/ several two page facsimile maps. Traces La Fayette's military career from his arrival in 1777 to Cornwallis' surrender in 1781. Relies heavily on Lafayette's private letters, archived manuscripts, and State Dept. records. Book Conditions : Good, Ex-College Library; frontispiece portrait in Vol. 1 detached but inlaid; no text marks noted; bumping to top spine end of Vol. 1; catalog labels on spines; bookplates inside front covers; pocket and slips inside rear covers; covers very clean; paper was deacidified. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14 Independence Hall in American Memory Charlene Mires
Philadelphia PA University of Pennsylvania Press 2002 0812236653 / 9780812236651 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Chronicles the lost history of Independence Hall - cultural center, courtroom, natural science museum, and gathering place for public protests, and how its many uses have shaped meaning in the national memory. Book Condition : Fine; unmarked. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear along edges; small tear at bottom left rear (tape repaired); original price sticker at bottom right rear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Altered Landscapes: Christianity in America, 1935-85 David W. Lotz
Grand Rapids MI William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company 1989 0802836542 / 9780802836540 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
387 pp. Compilation of 20 essays on topics related to significant developments in American Christianity in the middle and later 20th century. Topics include Social Change and the Catholic community; Evangelical resurgence; The Black Church; Ecumenical movements; World mission; Women; Theology and Theological education; as well as some broader essays on religion and culture. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear; binding tight. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; light shelf wear to top edge. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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16 The Rockefellers at Williamsburg: Backstage With the Founders Donald J. Gonzales
McLean VA Epm Pubns Inc 1991 0939009587 / 9780939009589 Hardcover Good Minus Good Minus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Outlines the idea, financing, publicity , and construction that underlay the Rockefeller's project to restore Colonial Williamsburg. 159 pp. w/ b&w photos (many full page) throughout. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; discoloration to cover edges at top left corner and bottom right (front) and top and bottom center (rear) from water spill - no smell. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; waviness at bottom right front and top center rear edge from water spill; light shelf wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 The Battle of New Orleans Dufour, Charles L.
Friends of the Cabildo 1965 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is a catalog, with introduction, for a 1965 exhibit about the Battle of New Orleans held at the Louisiana State Museum headquartered at the Cabildo in New Orleans. Contains one b&w cover illustration and one map. The booklet details the 113 (groupings of) items for the exhibition. Book Condition : Good; text unmarked; yellowing around edges of front cover; similar yellowing and staining to rear cover; corner curling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 The Pennsylvania Rifle Dyke, Samuel E.
Lancaster PA Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee 1974 0915010054 / 9780915010059 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A history of the development of the Pennsylvania rifle in Lancaster County, its use in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. 61 pp. w/25+ b&w photos, diagrams, and illustrations. Issued 1974 under the auspices of the Lancaster Bicentennial Committee. Book Condition : Very Good; binding tight; no text marks; rubbing to covers, corners, and spine ends. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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19 Congress, the Pennsylvania Dutch Representatives, 1774-1974 Eshlemann, Edwin D. and Robert S. Walker
Lancaster PA Concorde Publishing 1975 0915976005 / 9780915976003 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by author on front free end paper: "To Al Alspach with continued appreciation - Ed Eshlemann, M.C.-16th - Pa." Co-authored by then-Congressman Ed Eshleman and his successor Bob Walker, this discusses all the (Republican) Congressmen who have served the conservative Lancaster Pennsylvania area for two centuries including the most famous - Thaddeus Stevens and future President James Buchanan. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; slight discoloration to spine; small piece missing at top front interior flap; light shelf wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Historic Summer Haunts From Newport to Portland F. Lauriston Bullard
Boston MA Little, Brown and Company 1912 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Louis G. Ruyl 
329 pp. w/ 32 b&w illustrations, decorative cover, and gilt top text block. Early 20th century history and guide to New England towns - Salem, Portsmouth, Plymouth, Lexington, Concord, Marblehead, and more. Book Condition : Good, Ex-College Library; no text marks, bookplate inside front cover; wear to spine ends; catalog label on bottom spine; pocket and slip inside rear covers; mild scuffing to covers. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
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