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America & Its People

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America & Its People

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1 American Civil War / Slavery Etc
London The London Illustrated News 1864 First Edition Original Print 
Lots of prints acutually removed from the London Illustrated News ( not Copies, restrikes or reprints) actual newspaper & looking stunning in black & white, drawn from life at the time by artists employed to draw the scenes as they unfolded before them, photography being in its infancy it was not yet used by news paper men, these mostly young artists, often went on to become very well known , Email for images. Prices start at 30 Euro up to 125 Euro These are very RARE . More subjects available including American city pictures, the fire of Chicargo , the Black slave trade , news pictures from Britain, Ireland , China , Japan etc. covering the years 1848 to 1880. 
Price: 27.00 EUR
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2 The 1942 NEW YORKER
London Hamish Hamilton 1941 First Edition Hard Back Grey Cloth Good No Jacket 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Profusely Illustrated with Cartoons 
An amusing scarce comic look at the New Yorker , front board has a long red mark near the opening edge from the missing dust jacket , a little edge worn and torn with small dog tooth marks at bottom of the spine otherwise very good. 
Price: 22.50 EUR
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3 Alice Blackwell Lewis Hopewell Valley Heritage
Hopewell New Jersey The Hopewell Museum 1973 First Cloth As New Fine in Protector 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Ills Signed by Author
Dj is a little faded otherwise as new. 
Price: 31.50 EUR
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4 Anon The Dobbs Family in America, By Our Own Correspondent
London John Maxwell 1865 First Edition Hard Back Very Good No Dj As called for 8V0 
A very scarce book Dobbs was from Co Antrim Castle Dobbs his great grandfather was almost sucssesful in getting the North West Passage found & Cape Dobbs still exists today according to a news cliipping telling of Harriet Duchess of Manchester & a brief family history laid in , ex private library pasted in label & previous owners signature on ffep, Bound in blue buckrum with diced pattern effect gilt title to spine.312 pages some foxing first & last few pages. 
Price: 85.50 EUR
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5 Audubon John James The Birds of America, Prints Removed from a copy with a few already removed
New York The MacMillan Company 1940 Fifth Edition Hard Back Good Folio / 30 x 22cm Illustrated By the Author 
Over 400 prints at the moment of almost every native bird of America & Canada are available for only 12 euro each unmounted post free world wide. Prints were removed from the 1940 edition with some prints already gone! 
Price: 10.80 EUR
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6 CORNWALLIS, Charles, First Marquis of Cornwallis , Edited By Charles Ross. Correspondence of Charles , First Marquis of Cornwallis
London John Murray 1859 First Edition Hard Back Brown Very Good 8vo Heavy 3 Vols Frontis of Cornwallis 
First edition 3 vols, 2 folding maps & a folding genealogical table original grained cloth with blind boarder decoration gilt titles to spine and gilt Cornwallis crest to front boards. A handsome set heavy at 4kg so will require extra postage please email for cost. Cornwallis ( 1738 - 1805) Commander of the British forces who surrendered at Yorktown Virginia 1781 ensuring a victory over the British in the American revolution, he was Govenor- General of India 1786-93 in 1798 appointed Lord Lieutenant & supreme army commander in Ireland & he successfully put down the rebellion there. This is an important work on the histories of America, India ,& Ireland Scarce. 
Price: 315.00 EUR
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7 Daniel Mac-Hir hutton Old Shaker Town and the Shakers
Harrodsburg Ky. Harrodsburg Herald Press 1936 First Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall Slim Ills Inscribed By the Author

Price: 49.50 EUR
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8 David Garnet POCAHONTAS or the Nonparell of Virginia
London Chatto & Windus 1933 First Edition Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Frontice & Folding Map in Rear Pocket 

Price: 31.50 EUR
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9 Doris Grumbach Fifty Days of Solitude
Boston Beacon Press 1994 0-8070-7060-2 / 9780807070604 First American Edition Hard Back Very Good Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 

Price: 12.60 EUR
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10 E Baldwin Smith Egyptian Architecture as a Cultural Expression
New York D Appleton 1938 First Edition Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 4to, Heavy, So Extra Post. Ills By the Author 
This copy has the book plate of Lorenzo S Winslow signed by him stating he was the architect at the White House June 1946. In 1948 Winslow built a balcony on the south portico for Harry Truman. This was hardly completed when he noticed the whole building gave signs of collapsing. The brick that Hoban had used to line the stone facade was being stressed to its limits. Winslow began a full renovation of the White House, which, as one inspector put it " was standing up purely from habit".Book has bumped & a little frayed corners, spine faded & pulled at top. Book is scarce 
Price: 76.50 EUR
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11 Edna Gardner Whyte, with Ann L. Cooper Rising Above it , an Autobiography
New York Orion Books 1991 0-517-57685-6 / 9780517576854 First American Edition Hard Back As New As New in Protector 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall illustrated 
A fascinating story of a woman who wanted to be a pilot but had to fight all the way through sexism , even to get a licence to fly, and be rejected to be in the military, she made it as a stunt pilot and won 125 cups for flying and built her own air strip. 
Price: 16.20 EUR
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12 Elizabeth G c Menzies Millstone Valley
New Brunswick Rutgers University Press 1969 First Very Good Very Good in Protector Clipped 12 Mo Its Heavy So Extra Post. Profusely Illustrated Signed by Author
Wonderful photographs by an award winning photographer, of early American houses churches & the valley & the Delaware. its a piece of art. 
Price: 108.00 EUR
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13 Ellen Meloy Raven`s Exile , a Season on the Green River
New York Henry Holt & Co 1994 First American Edition Hard Back Fine Fine 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 

Price: 13.50 EUR
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14 Gretel Ehrlich The Solce of Open Spaces
New York Viking 1985 0-670-80678-1 / 9780670806782 First American Edition Hard Back As New As New 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 

Price: 12.60 EUR
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15 Jacquetta Hawkes A Woman as Great as the Other World. And Other Fables
New York Random House 1953 First Cloth Near Fine Very Good in Protector 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
See our modern firsts catalogue no 3 @ Abe for other titles. 
Price: 20.70 EUR
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16 Joseph Wood Krutch Grand Canyon, Today and All Its Yesterdays
New York William Sloane Associates 1958 First American Edition Hard Back Very Good No Dj 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 

Price: 10.80 EUR
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17 L.H.Bailey CYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN AGRICULTURE. Vol 1 Farms.
London Macmillan 1907 First Edition Cloth Good No Jacket 4to, Heavy, So Extra Post. One Hundred Full Pates & Over Two Thousand Illustrations 
A scarce book very informative & very heavy. 
Price: 40.50 EUR
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18 Laura Cunningham Sleeping Arrangements, a Memoir
New York Alfred Knopf 1990 0-394-56112-0 / 9780394561127 Second Printing Hard Back Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Childhood memories of growing up in the Bronx. 
Price: 12.60 EUR
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19 Linda Patterson Miller Letters from the Lost Generation , Gerald and Sara Murphy and Friends.
New Brunswick Rutgers University Press 1991 First American Edition Hard Back Fine Fine 8 Vo Heavy Email 4 Postage Cost Illustrated with Photographs 
A scarce out of print book , tells the story of "one of the most literary sets of the twentieth century" 
Price: 49.50 EUR
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20 M. F. K. Fisher To Begin Again , Stories and Memoirs 1908-1929
San Francisco Pantheon Books 1992 0-679-41576-9 / 9780679415763 First American Edition Hard Back As New As New 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 

Price: 12.60 EUR
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