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1 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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2 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. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Barnes Sesquicentennial 1828-1978 (Pennsylvania), Barnes Sesquicentennial Committee
3 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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4 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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5 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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6 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. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 200 Years of Maine Housing: A Guide for the House Watcher Frank A. Beard
Portland ME Maine Historical Preservation Committee 1981 3rd Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Plus Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Side-stapled oblong softcover, 23 pp. 3rd Revised Edition. B&w photos throughout. Short survey of domestic architecture styles in Maine - Georgian, Federal, Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, mansard, Stick, Octagon, Queene Anne, Shingle, and Colonial Revival. Book Condition : Good+; no text marks; ink mark at top right front cover; light toning near spine; light impress crease on rear cover. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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8 Ocean City: A pictorial history George M Hurley
Virginia Beach VA Donning 1979 0915442981 / 9780915442980 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Oversize softcover. Survey history of Ocean City Maryland, 191 pp. with b&w and color photos throughout. Latter half of book is virtually all photos. Book Condition : Good; no text marks, interior clean; significant cover wear - creasing, scuffing, corner and edge wear. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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9 Maryland Bicentennial Jewish Book Glushakow, A.D.
Baltimore MD Jewish Voice Publishing 1975 Soft cover Fair Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Fair, ex-library. Oversized softcover survey history of Judaism in Maryland contains over 100 b&w phtotos. Book Condition: Fair, Ex-Library; title page and table of contents separated from book but inlaid; tearing near pp. 98; no text marks; catalog labels to spine and rear cover; rubber stamp to top text block; wear to cover edges and corners; pocket on rear free end paper. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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I Didn't Know That!: An Exhibition of First Happenings in Maryland, Heyl, Edgar G.
10 I Didn't Know That!: An Exhibition of First Happenings in Maryland Heyl, Edgar G.
Baltimore MD Maryland Historical Society 1973 1st Edition Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on title page : "For Bill Keller, from his friend, Ed Heyl, 6 January 1982". Exhibit catalog, Maryland Historical Society from 09/24 - 12/02/1973. 176 first happenings, in a wide range of activities, in Maryland during the period 1634 to 1973. B&w photos, 61 pp. Book Condition : Good+; no text marks; light corner tip bends; light spotting to cover; tiny tear to top of spine and to front bottom edge with a bit of creasing. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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11 Along the Octorara (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) James Henry
Dover NH Arcadia Publishing 1999 0752405756 / 9780752405759 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Rich archival photos (usually 2 per page), many gathered from historical societies, with accompanying text, document the history of the Octorara Valley in Southeastern Pennsylvania straddling Chester and Lancaster counties. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; creasing and rubbing to covers. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12 Conflict Between Communities: American County Seat Wars James Schellenberg
New York NY Pwpa Books 1987 0943852234 / 9780943852232 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Sociological analysis, with case studies, of county seat conflicts in the 19th century American midwest. Draws parallels between these local disputes and broader issues of conflict in society. Book Condition : Fine; no text marks. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; minimal shelf wear to edges; in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Early Days in Abilene Kansas (Where It All Started), Jameson, Henry B.
13 Early Days in Abilene Kansas (Where It All Started) Jameson, Henry B.
Abilene, KS Reflector-Chronicle Publishing Corporation Edition Unstated Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
A compilation from a series of articles published in the 1983 in the Abilene Reflector-Chronicle. The articles are based on data taken from the diaries of J. B. Edwards, a pioneer merchant who lived in the area during the famous Chisholm Trail cattle boom and bust days. Edwards lived to be 106 and was the last man alive who know Wild Bill Hickok personally, and didn't mince any words in confirming he was a disappointment as City Marshal. Size: 8vo up to 9" tall . 56 pages. Book Condition : Good+; pages are clean and bright, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has some shelf wear and a little light pink staining to lower right rear. 0 
Price: 16.00 USD
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14 History of Centre and Clinton Counties, Pennsylvania (A Heritage Classic) John Blair Linn
Heritage Books 2002 0788420399 / 9780788420399 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Two Volume Set, 2002 Softcover facsimile reprints w/ b& w illustrations of 1883 work. Includes fold out maps and biographical indices. Chronological histories of 2 PA counties w/ biographical sketches, portraits, and sections on judicial, military (Revolution, Whiskey Rebellion, War of 1812, Civil War), medical, educational, and religious organizations. Additionally, pioneers, Native Americans, geography, and more. Book Conditions : Good; no text marks; a few small stains to text block; mild diagonal crease to top left rear cover of Vol. 2; cover corner curling; a few page tip creases. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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15 History of Mifflin County Joseph Cochran
Salem MA Higginson Book Company 2000 Soft cover Good Minus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
2000 Softcover facsimile reprint w/ b& w illustrations of 1879 work. Marked as Volume 1 but no other one was issued. Undated, c. 2000, facsimile reprint of 1879 original. Historical and genealogical resource contains biographical sketches and sections on pioneers, geology, judicial, military, medical, educational, and religious organizations and more. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks; significant creasing and some staining to covers; cover corner curling causing page tip creasing; staining to text block. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Bucks County (PA) (Images of America) Kathleen Zingaro Clark
Charleston SC Arcadia Publishing 2006 0738545120 / 9780738545127 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Rich archival photos (usually 2 per page), many gathered from historical societies, with accompanying text, document the history of Bucks County Pennsylvania near Philadelphia. Quakerstown, Doylestown, Langhorne, Chalfont, and more. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; curling to cover edge, light cover corner wear; small crease to half title page; white label at bottom left rear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Whiskey Rebels: The Story of a Frontier Uprising Leland D. Baldwin
Pittsburgh PA University of Pittsburgh Press 1968 0822951517 / 9780822951513 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1968 Revised Edition. Softcover, 326 pp. Survey history of the Whiskey Rebellion and Hugh Henry Brackenridge, placed in the context of the economics and social psychology of the region following the Revolutionary War. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; crease to spine; edge wear; rubbing. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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18 Homes of New York and Connecticut (Architectural Treasures of Early America Vol. 5) Lisa C Mullins
Harrisburg PA The National Historical Society 1987 0918678242 / 9780918678249 1st Edition Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
254 pp.w/ b&w photos (many full page) throughout.This book includes chapters on Cooperstown, Long island, Owego, New York; and Suffield, Litchfield, Farmington, Essex, and the river towns of Connecticut; and more. Volume 5 from the Architectural Treasures of Early America Series. Book Condition : Fine; no text marks; appears unread. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 A Bibliography of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 1745-1912 Lottie M. Bausman
Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Federation of Historical Societies 1916 Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Undated, but preface is dated 1916. 460 pp. Dark blue boards with gilt spine titling. Compilation of imprints of Lancaster County, organized chronologically, beginning in 1745 with publications at the Ephrata Cloister. Index. Book Condition : Good+; no text marks; slightly relaxed binding; light toning inside covers; light bumping to spine ends and cover corners. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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20 A Guide to New Jersey's Revolutionary War Trail: for Families and History Buffs Mark Di Ionno
New Bruswick NJ Rutgers University Press 2000 0813527708 / 9780813527703 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
224 pp. w/ 43 b&w photos. Organized alphabetically by county or grouping of counties (such as the Shore Counties). Addresses, contact info, and hours of operation are given for sites whenever possible. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light curling at cover corners. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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