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161 Simon, James F. Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney; Slavery, Secession, and the President's War Powers
New York Simon & Schuster 2006 074325032X / 9780743250320 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fine dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 324 pages; Square, sound and neat in crisp-edged, uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Four pages with large selections highlighted. Otherwise unmarked and very neat. VG/F 
Price: 9.95 USD
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162 Simpson, Brooks D. Ulysses S. Grant; Triumph Over Adversity, 1822-1865
New York Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2000 0395659949 / 9780395659946 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Photographs and Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 560 pages; Tight, bright and neat in original crisp edged, pictorial dust jacket. Light dust spotting to top edge of page block. Binder's flaw with a signature of page miscut at the bottom edge, mid-book. Illustrated with B/W photographs and reproductions. No marks. VG+/F 
Price: 29.00 USD
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163 Sipe, C. Hale The Indian Wars of Pennsylvania; An Account of the Indian Events, in Pennsylvania, of the French and Indian War.
Lewisburg, PA Wennawoods Publishing 1995 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 908 pages; Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies, this example hand numbered #111. Snugly bound in publisher's full faux morocco leather binding. Title lettering and pictorial design brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Tight binding feels unread. Large smoke smudge spot to the top edge of the page block and mild splash stain bottom edge not affecting any contents. Tight copy feels and appears unread. VG- Issued without dust jacket. ...Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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164 Sloan, Mark & Timothy Tegge & F. W. Glasier Wild, Weird, and Wonderful; The American Circus 1901-1927 as seen by F. W. Glasier, Photographer
New York Quantuck Lane Press 2002 0971454841 / 9780971454842 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages; Oversize HC/DJ is tight, bright and fresh in glossy pictorial dust jacket. Just a whisper of shelf evidence at jacket edges. Appears and feels unread; just about as new. Illustrated profusely with handsomely printed B/W photographs. F/NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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165 Sprackling, Helen Customs on the Table Top; How New England Housewives Set out Their Tables
Sturbridge, MA Old Sturbridge Village 1958 Paperback Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 22 pages; Snug, solid and clean; no marks. Trace rub to tips and spine ends. A hint of sunning to the front spine edge. Illustrated with B&W drawings and photographs. VG+ 
Price: 13.50 USD
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166 Sprague, William B[uell] Lectures on Revivals of Religion ; with an Introductory Essay by Leonard Woods, Also an Appendix Consisting of Letters from the Reverend Doctors Alexander, Wayland [And Others].
Albany, NY And New York Webster & Skinners...; J. P. Haven 1832 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 452 pages; In publisher's original purple/brown cloth with paper title label to spine. Cloth sunned to light brown at spine; frayed over spine edges with cloth over rear joint separating and tenuous. Contents soundly bound and generally neat; untrimmed edges. Occasional light spotting to page stock; general light toning to paper used for the book's pages. Paper title label at spine pitted, probably from silverfish predation. Prior ownership of C. P. Wing in manuscript to front endpage; early bookseller and binder label of H. Ivison in Albany is mounted to front pastedown. Solid decent copy would benefit from rebacking restoration but is intact and integral. Uncommon in the original edition. G++ 
Price: 235.00 USD
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167 Stanford, Dennis Walakpa Site Alaska; its Place in the Birnirk and Thule Cutures
Washington D. C. Smithsonian Institution Press 1976 Paperback Very Good- 
Smithsonian Institution Series No. 20; Charts, Graphs, Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 226 pages; 1976 Smithsonian Institution Press. Oversized paperback in printed card stock covers. Illustrated on glossy stock with numerous photographic plates of artefacts and relics; in text charts & graphs. Solid copy; no marks. A bit of silverfish predation evidence to spine surface. Mild stressing to spine edge. Covers bright and clean. A solid clean copy with some insect evidence to spine. VG- 
Price: 27.50 USD
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168 Stanton, Gordon and Noel H. Leigh-Taylor I Protest!; Dissent and Decision --- the Democratic Way
Stamford, CT Youth Education Systems 1968 Paperback Very Good 
B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 65 pages; Paperback. Snug, solid and neat in glossy pictorial wraps with saddle stapled binding Light shelf rub to externals. Mild sun-fading to spine edge. Illustrated with B/W artwork. Text clean and unmarked. VG 
Price: 12.50 USD
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169 Stowe, Harriet Beecher The Lives and Deeds of Our Self-Made Men, Including: Grant, Greeley, Wislon, Brown, Sumner, Colfax, Beecher, Sherman, Sheridan..., Stanton, Lincoln, Et. Al.
Hartford, CT Worthington, Dustin & Co 1872 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
Steel engraving; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 602 pages; 1st edition. Large stout HC in publisher's pebbled brown cloth; publisher device in gilt to cover. Gilt title lettering at spine dulled but legible. Moderate sunning to cloth at spine. Binding sound and contents snug. Illustrated with 19 tissue guarded, steel engraved plates, including a frontis of the author. Mild, shallow chipping to surface layer of cloth at spine ends. Mild foxing to endsheets and first several blank endpages. A solid and clean copy. VG- . ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 169.50 USD
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170 Sullivan, James W. Socialism As An Incubus On The American Labor Movement
New York The Volunteer Press Print 1909 First Edition; First Printing Wraps Near Fine 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 98 pages; Scarce anti-labor, anti-socialist tract in the original printing. Softcover in title lettered, brown card-stock covers. Bright, fresh and neat. No marks. Just a hint of shelf rub at spine tips. NF 
Price: 65.00 USD
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171 Sunstein, Cass R. After The Rights Revolution; Reconceiving the Regulatory State
Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press 1993 0674009096 / 9780674009097 Paperback Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 296 pages; Trade paperback in glossy title lettered covers. Snugly bound and neat. Light shelf/handling wear to covers at edges; corners lightly bumped. Moderate underlining and marginalia confined mostly to the first chapter. With a couple lines of highlighting. Solid decent rreading copy. G++ or better 
Price: 10.00 USD
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172 Taylor, Coley and Samuel Middlebrook The Eagle Screams
New York Macauley Company 1936 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 179 pages; Snug and solid in original pictorial dust jacket. Cloth rubbed with abrasion and loss along the top edges, probably the result of insect predation. Light shelf rub to jacket at edges and extremities with a few small nicks and closed tears at edges. Rectangular sticker/tape removal abrasion across the spine measures 3/4 x 2 inches. Light general shelf soiling to jacket surfaces. Prior owner's name penned neatly to front endpaper. VG-/G++ 
Price: 30.00 USD
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173 Teggart, Frederick J. (Ed. ) and Academy Of Pacific Coast History Academy of Pacific Coast History, Publications; Volumes One, Two, Three and Four [I, II, III, IV] (1910-1919)
Berkeley University of California Press 1910 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; First 4 volumes, continuous, each containing several papers on important early Pacific Coast history - 16 issues total. Bound uniformly in publisher's ribbed blue cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine. Snug bright copies with prior institutional ownership. Lancaster PA Historical Society gift indications to Franklin and Marshall College. With call labels to spine and minimal attachments to endpages. Though ex-library the books appear minimally used or read and are in otherwise excellent condition. With papers on the Anza Expedition of 1775-1776, the Portola expedition of 1769 - 1770, San Francisco Committee of vigilance of 1851, the Donner expedition, etc. Volume IV is a single issue of 906 pages given over almost entirely to "Papers of the San Francisco Committee on Vigilane 1851" ... With facsimile plate and map illustrations on glossy stock. Thus VG ... Oversize set may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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174 Tome, Philip Pioneer Life, Or Thirty Years a Hunter; Being Scenes in the Life of Philip Tome
New York Arno Press & the New York Times 1971 Facsimile Hardcover Very Good 
The First American Frontier; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages; Facsimile edition of the 1854 publication with typeset and title page faitfully reproduced in high quality printing. Snugly bound in original orange cloth with title lettering in white. Bright and neat; issued without dust jacket. One in the Arno series of facsimile editions issued as "The First American Frontier," Solid neat copy. VG or better 
Price: 20.00 USD
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175 Tomlinson, Charles Illustrations of Trades
Early American Industries Association 1972 Facsimile Paperback Near Fine 
B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 106 pages; Photographically reporduced, facsimile edition. Oversize paperback tightly bound and neat in title lettered covers. A twhisper of shelf/handling evidence to covers at edges. Illustrated with b&w illustrations. Clean unmarked copy feels and appears almost as new. NF 
Price: 17.00 USD
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176 Tshudy, James A. A Turn of the Century View of Ephrata 25th anniversary publication of The Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley.
Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley 1982 First Edition; Limited edtion Paperback Very Good 
Historical photographs; maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 132 pages; 1982 Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley. Oversize paperback in matte pictorial covers and saddle stapled binding. Limited edition; numbered 220 of 1000 copies printed. Solid, clean and neat; no marks. Small drink glass sized crescent of light discoloration to the top spine corner of the front cover. Tiny closed tear top edge of cover. Just light shelf/handling evidence to cover surfaces. Profusely illustrated with historical photos and small inset maps pointing to the location of structures in the photos. VG or perhaps a little better. Uncommon 
Price: 40.00 USD
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177 United States House of Representatives Acts Passed at the First Session of the Second Congress of the United States of America; Begun and Held At the City of Philadelphia on Monday the Twenty Fourth of October, in the Year MDCCXCI
Philadelphia E. Oswald 1793 First Edition Leather Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 380 pages; Being the second volume of the collected acts passed at the first and second congresses, this volume contains the state ratifications of the Bill of Rights amendments, the Fugitive Slave Law of 1793, the important first American patent law of 1792, the Militia Act of 1792 among many other important early American laws. Treaties passed by the joint houses appear on pages 220 - 380. [28] pages at rear of contents and index. Soundly bound in period speckled calf with red morocco title label (Laws of State) at spine. This copy has been professionally rebacked using a sympathetic calf and the original spine leather laid down. Light to moderate rubbing to leather at tips and surfaces with a light score near the bottom edge of the lower board. Single blanks at front and rear. No half title page. Damp tide lines visible on pastedowns and blanks but not so to text pages. Expected scattered light toning and spotting, though the contents in general are clean and not foxed. Professionally and attractively rebacked retaining original boards and spine. Thus nearly VG 
Price: 900.00 USD
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178 Various White House History: a Journal Published by the White House Historical Association: [Nos. 1 - 23, Sequetial and Complete Thus: 1983 - 2008]
Washington DC White House Historical Association 2008 Paperback Near Fine 
Color Photographs; diagrams, facsimile documents; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1983 - 2008. White House Historical Association. Sequential run of the first 23 issues of the sporadically issued Journal of White House History. Usually 60 to 96 pages. Vol I, No 1 saddle stapled; latter 22 issued perfect bound. In bright glossy illustrated covers. With hundreds of unique papers on specialized White House and Presidential history. Profusely illustrated. Generally uniform in condition; very fresh and neat with just trace shelf evidence to cover edges. VG++ to NF. ... Oversize book will require additional charges for most shipping methods. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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179 Various; Tercentenary Commission Of The State Of Connecticut Committee On Historical Publications Set of Issues # 1 - 40: Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut Committee on Historical Publications; Bound in Two Volumes
New Haven Yale University Press 1933 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1933 - 1935. Sequential and complete set of the first 40 issues of the historical booklets published to commemorate the tercentanary of Connecticut. Ex-library bound in two hardcover volumes with original title wraps bound in. Issued were originally held as single issues with each booklet exhibiting trace remnant of a call slip to the inside of the rear cover wrap and each front wrap with the institution's bookplate on the inner verso surface. Sturdily bound in heavy blue buckram with basic title lettering in gilt to spines. Catalog labels to base of spines. Occasional pencil notation on title page by Library staff. Illustrations include fold-out maps and diagrams and some photos and figures in text. Superb collection of historical papers. Well preserved the contents are VG though the overall condition is graded to reflect prior library ownership. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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180 Wahlstrom, Carl Erhard Abraham Lincoln, Servant of the People
Worcester, MA Achille J. St. Onge 1942 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
frontis; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 56 pages; Smaller format HC in original purple cloth with title lettering in gilt to cover and spine. Cloth sunned and fading a little at spine and corners of upper board. Prior owner name blacked out with marker on front endpage. Otherwise snug and neat. Frontis illustration. VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
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