Category: Colonial & Revolutionary Period US History


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The Constitutions of the United States, According to the Latest Amendments: To Which Are Prefixed the Declaration of Independence; and the Federal Constitution

By: N/A

Price: $245.00

Publisher: Exeter, Charles Norris & Co. for Edward Little & Co.: 1809

Seller ID: 26017

Condition: Very Good

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 366 pages; Soundly bound in original full calf leather; red morocco title label lettered in gilt at spine. Endpages intact and complete. Leather lightly scuffed/rubbed at edges and surfaces; slight crazing to leather at spine and a few pin head and slightly smaller holes in the leather over the joints. Expected moderate spotting and toning to page stock. Solid and neat. Prior owner's period bookplate mounted to front pastedown. An uncommon i... View more info

Lancaster Diary 1776; Excerpts from the Diaries, Day-Books, Journals, Newspapers and Court Records of the Daily Life of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in the Year 1776

By: Ayars III, Walter (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee: 1976

Seller ID: 24874

Condition: Near Fine

Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 120 pages; Oversize paperback is tight and solid in matte title-lettered covers. Spine unlettered. Signed by editor to title page. Just trace shelf wear to externals. Prior owner name label attached top edge of title page. Illustrated with B/W maps. VG+ to NF; Signed by Editor View more info

Lancaster Diary 1776; Excerpts from the Diaries, Day-Books, Journals, Newspapers and Court Records of the Daily Life of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in the Year 1776

By: Ayars III, Walter (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee: 1976

Seller ID: 34481

Condition: Near Fine

Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 120 pages; Oversize paperback is tight and solid in matte title-lettered covers. Spine unlettered. Just trace shelf wear to externals. Illustrated with B/W maps. About as new View more info

Rally the Scattered Believers; Northern New England's Religious Geography

By: Balik, Shelby M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26381

ISBN: 0253012104

Condition: New

Religion in North America; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages; Immaculate in shrink wrap. New. View more info

Romance of American History, As Illustrated in the Early Events Connected with the French Settlement at Fort Carolina; the Spanish Colony ...

By: Banvard, Joseph

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Gould and Lincoln: 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37540

Condition: Very Good

Woodcuts; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 306 pages; HC 1st edition. Snugly bound and clean in original red cloth with decorative title design stamped ornately in blind to boards; titles brightly in gilt to spine. Mild crimping and reace frawing to cloth at spine ends; cloth rubbed through over the lower front corner. Mild foxing to endpages. Illustrated with in-text woodcuts. VG View more info

Laws Of The Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, From The Fourteenth Day Of October, One Thousand Seven Hundres, To The Sixth Day Of April, One Thousand Eight Hundred. Volume Iii.

By: Bioren, J and M. Carey (Publishers)

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, John Bioren and Matthew Carey: 1803

Seller ID: 28726

Condition: Fair

8vo 8" - 9" tall; Vol III only. Text block sound and complete; leather binding missing the lower boards; upper board attached only tenuoulsy. Calf board and spine rubbed at edges; red morocco label to cover tooled in gilt " Corporation of the Borough of Lancaster" - denoting the significance of this single volume to a period owner. Text block with spotting and light toning usually seen. Light damp line visible across the front edge and in the upper corne... View more info

Early Connecticut Silver, 1700-1840

By: Bohan, Peter J. and Philip Hammerslough

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Middletown, CT, Wesleyan University Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 22799

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

B&W illlustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 287 pages; Oversize hardcover in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket; front flap price clipped. Tight, bright and fresh; appears unread. Illustrated throughout in B/W. A catalogue raisonne of early silver hollowware. F/NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Pennsylvania Gunmakers (A Collection)

By: Chandler, Roy F & James B. Whisker

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Bedford, PA, Old Bedford Village Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 30780

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued

Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 177 pages; Oversize HC in original black, textured boards with title lettering design in gilt to cover and spine. Limited edition of 1000 copies, this example out of sequence and not numbered. Snugly bound and neat; no marks. Just light shelf rub to binding material at spine ends; trace handling evidence to page stock. Illustrated with numerous photographs. Solid neat example (issued without dust jacket). VG+ ... Oversize book ma... View more info

The History of Haverhill , Massachusetts, From its First Settlement in 1640, to the Year 1860

By: Chase, George Wingate

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Haverhill, MA, The Author: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34579

Condition: Good

Maps, engravings and folding facsimile document; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 700 pages; 1861 [self-published]. 1st edition; xvi, 663, [1], xx pp. HC in original brown cloth with titles in gilt to spine and borders in blind to boards. Complete copy with original coated endsheets and all illustrations, maps, engravings and folding facsimile document. Binding considerably shaken with endpages ruptured in the joints and several signatures starting. Cloth rubbed through... View more info

Diary of King Philip's War, 1675-76

By: Church, Benjamin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chester, CT, Published for the Little Compton Historical Society [by] Pequot Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 12069

ISBN: 0871060523

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 226 pages; HC/DJ. Inscribed on the verso by the editors, Alan and Mary Simpson and dated 1976. Solid clean copy in original yellow cloth with titles brightly in green at spine. Pictorial dust jacket just lightly rubbed edges with a short closed tear lower edge front panel and a hint of sunning to the spine panel. Illustrated with pictorial map endpages, facsimile documents and photographs. Touch of rub to cloth at tips. VG++/VG; Signed by Edito... View more info

Benjamin Franklin; His Contribution to the American Tradition

By: Cohen, I. Bernard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28960

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; Snugly bound and neat in clean crisp-edged dust jacket. Light shelf/handling wear to jacket at edges; tiny chips and closed tear at spine ends. Light to moderate sun fading to the jacket at edges and spine. Just light crimping to cloth at spine ends. Contents crisp and neat. Solid unmarked copy. VG+++/VG View more info

Recording the Celebration of the Two-Hundredth Anniversary of the Institution of the Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia, Pa. And the One-Hundred-fiftieth Anniversary of the First Meeting of the Continental Congress

By: Company, Carpenters' (Ed)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Carpenters' Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 12777

Condition: Near Fine

Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 114 pages; [SIGNED] 1925 Carpenters' Company. Limited edition, #537 of an unstated limitation. Lengthy inscription to front free endpage by the 1926 Carpenters president A Raymond Raff. Royal blue cloth binding with titles very brightly in gilt to cover and spine, Sharp edges and corners. Illustrated with photographs. Hint of shelf rub at spine ends. Very handsome example. NF; Signed by Partner View more info

The Reminiscences Of David Hayfield Conyngham, 1750-1834

By: Conyngham, David Hayfield & Horace Edwin Hayden (Intro & Notes)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: [Wilkes-Barre, PA.], Wyoming Historical and Geological Society: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30966

Condition: Very Good

1904; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; [1904] Extracted from the Wyoming Historical and Geological Society, proceedings and collections, v. 8. Pg 181 - 293. Cased in heavy brown cloth (mid 20th century) for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Printed on laid paper; illustrated with plates, portraits and views. Society bookplate to front pastedown. Text fresh and unmarked. Library binding with blocked gilt lettering and call # to spine. Well preserved original pr... View more info

General Edward Hand, Winter's Doctor

By: Craig, Michel Williams

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Rock Ford Foundation: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15849

Condition: Fine

1984 Rock Ford Publication HC in original pictorial brown cloth. Titles and silhouette illustration in gilt to cover. Illustrated with map endpages, facsimile documents, maps and ills in text. Fine copy; about as new; Maps, drawings, facsimile documents; 111 pages; HC in original pictorial maroon cloth. Titles and silhouette illustration in gilt to cover. Illustrated with map endpages, facsimile documents, maps and drawings in text. Issued without dust jacket. Fine copy;... View more info

The Journal of Nicholas Cresswell, 1774-1777

By: Cresswell, Nicholas

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Lincoln MacVeagh/ the Dial Press: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25109

Condition: Very Good-

B&W Photographs and Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 287 pages; Sound, clean copy in original green quarter-cloth over beige paper-covered boards. Spine cloth lightly toned and gilt title lettering a little dulled. Light scuffing and shelf rub to paper boards at edges and light general shelf soiling to board surfaces. Just trace foxing to to photpographic plates and facing pages. Bookplate of historian and bibliophile Charles Coleman Sellers pasted to fr... View more info

The American's Guide: : Comprising the Declaration of Independence; the Articles of Confederation; the Constitution of the United States, and the Constitutions of the Several States Composing the Union. viz. Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, [Etc]

By: David M Hogan, Ed

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. Towar & D. M. Hogan: 1830

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 26083

Condition: Very Good-

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 428 pages; 2nd edition issued by this publisher. (First was in 1828). Soundly bound in original full calf leather with a chipped morocco title label to spine. Label is missing the front 1/3 with reamining lettering - Ameri / Constitu/ - . Prior owner's mid 19th century (Ohio) bookplate mounted to front pastedown; an adhesion abrasion/chip to the front endpage. Endpages complete. An early leaf has a closed horizontal tear across the page whic... View more info

The Alarm; A Narrative of the British Invasion of Connecticut, 1777

By: Demeritt, Emma W. Law and W. F. Weed (Illust. )

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New Canaan CT, J. E. Hersam At the Advertiser Press: 1910

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 21401

Condition: Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket

16mo 6" - 7" tall; 48 pages; Small format HC in original pictorial and title lettered dust jacket. Limited edition of 1000 copies. Publisher's binding used the dustjacket as a structural element, pasted down to the endpages over an unbacked pair of boards. Contents bound in with a staple through the lining sheets. Staples have pulled loose from the lining sheets, with the whole bound text now laid in and unattached. Dust jacket is lightly toned but complete with... View more info

Laws of The United States Relating to Currency, Finance Banking From 1789 to 1896

By: Dunbar, Charles Franklin

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Augustus M. Kelley: 1969

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 21048

ISBN: 0678004765

Condition: Near Fine

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310 pages; Sound, square and bright. Prior owner has penned the Library of Congress number to the front endpage; otherwise unmarked and very neat. NF View more info

The Dangers and Sufferings of Robert Eastburn, and his Deliverance from Indian Captivity, Narratives of Indian Captivities, [Limited Edition of 27 Copies on Vellum]

By: Eastburn, Robert & John Randolph Spears (Intro. )

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Burrows Brothers Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition Thus; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 31880

Condition: Near Fine

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 76 pages; Limited edition of 27 copies printed on Imperial Japanese Vellum, this copy numbered "14". Handsome and very neat copy snugly bound in original ribbed burgundy colored cloth with decorative pictorial vignette title design in gilt to cover board and publisher's paper title label to spine. Top edge gilt. Just a whisper of shelf rub to cloth at spine ends and corner tips. Pages unopened. Uncommon in the smaller edition of 27 on v... View more info

Colonial Homes of Philadelphia and its Neighbourhood With 75 Illustrations

By: Eberlein, Harold Donaldson and Horace Mather Lippincott

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott: 1912

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15224

Condition: Good+

Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 367 pages; HC in pictorial. Cream/green linen covered boards. Limited edition notice printed on a cancel half title page. No number given. Inscribed by the author (Eberlein) to the front flyleaf. Prior ownership of Helen Semple, with her attractive armorial bookplate to pastedown and manuscript signature above the authorial inscription. Top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. Pictorial and title elements to cover and spine are... View more info