American History
Topics & Overviews

The Lifeline of America - Development of the Food Industry

by Edward C. Hampe, Jr. and Merle Wittenberg

McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1964

vintage clothbound hardcover,  390 pages

good condition - no marks or writing, pages

are clean and intact, cover shows minimal wear as shown in photo

our price:   $6.50 plus media mail shipping

Sights and Sounds of New York State History

University of the State of New York

State Education Department, 1969

by William K. McNeil

vintage softcover, 52 pages

cover is slightly soiled as shown in photo

all pages are intact

our price:   $2.95 plus media mail shipping

Only Yesterday

An Informal History of the 1920’s

by Frederick Lewis Allen

Harper & Row, 1964

softcover, 312 pages   

no markings or underlining, cover and pages are tanned due to age

our price: $3.50  plus media mail shipping

The Way It Was in the USA - New England

by Clarence P. Hornung

Abbeville Press, 1978

hardcover, 106 pages   

like new condition

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In Search of America

by Peter Jennings & Todd Brewster

Hyperion, 2002

hardcover, 312 pages   

like new condition

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The American Story - The Drama and Adventure Of Our Country Since 1728 as Told By The Saturday Evening Post -

over 400 wonderful illustrations

editors of Saturday Evening Post

Curtis Publishing Company, 1975

hardcover, 320 pages, very good condition

dustjacket has tears and is slightly worn as shown in photo

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1,001 Things Everyone Should Know About American History

by John A. Garraty

Doubleday, 1989

hardcover, 207 pages   

crisp, clear pages - some slight wrinkling

our price:  $3.50  plus media mail shipping

Your History- From the Beginning of Time

To The Present

by J.A. Rogers

first published in 1940 -unique history which chronicles the accomplishments and tenacity of

Black men and women

Black Classic Press, 1983

cartoon illustrations - softcover, 99 pages    

good condition - back cover has crease

our price:  $12.95  plus media mail shipping

The Age of Nationalism and Reform, 1850-1890

by Norman Rich

W.W. Norton & Company, 1970

softcover, 212 pages

good condition, no notes or highlighting on pages

all pages clear and intact

cover has some age discoloration

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Henry Adams and the Making of America

by Garry Wills

Houghton Mifflin, 2005

hardcover, 467 pages

like new condition

our price:   $5.50 plus media mail shipping

Preserving America’s Past

prepared by the Special Publications Division

National Geographic Society, 1983

hardcover, 200 pages

beautiful color photographs

like new condition

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All About Our 50 States

by Margaret Ronan

Random House, 1978, Revised Edition

vintage hardcover, 145 pages, all pages intact

good condition, 1994

no markings or highlighting

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The History Puzzle - An Interactive Visual Timeline

by Cherry Denman

Turner Publishing, 1995

hardcover - amazing panoramas of events and people

in world history from the dawn of life to the edge of

tomorrow

interior pages -like new condition

dustcover shows some wear

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Reader’s Digest Illustrated Guide to the Treasures of America

by the Editors of Reader’s Digest

Reader’s Digest Association, 1974

clothbound hardcover, 623 pages, no dustjacket

bottoms of the pages are slightly wrinkled and stained - still acceptable reading copy

no writing or highlighting

our price:   $1.95 plus media mail shipping

Century of Discovery - An Exxon Album

written by Ronald H. Bailey

Exxon Corporation, 1982

112 pages,  very good condition hardcover

sticker removal mark on front cover is covered with blank sticker

no writings or marks, all pages intact

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Adventures of America - 1857 - 1900

A Pictorial Review From Harper’s Weekly

by John A. Kouwenhoven

Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1938

714 pages,  good condition considering age

vintage hardcover - excellent historical resource

no writings or marks, all pages intact

dustjacket shows edgewear and small tears along spine

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Between Two Wars 1914-1939  Teaching Guide

American Adventures Program: Vol. 3

by Thomas Ladenburg

Scholastic Book Services, 1970

softcover, 64 pages

good condition - no underlinings or marks

our price:   $2.50 plus media mail shipping

A Great and Noble Scheme - The Tragic Story of the Expulsion of the French Acadians From

Their American Homeland

by John Mack Faragher

W.W. Norton & Company, 2005
NEW BOOK

hardcover, 562 pages

our price:   $25.95 plus media mail shipping

American Characters

Selections from the National Portrait Gallery,

Accompanied by Literary Portraits

by R.W. Lewis & Nancy Lewis

Yale University Press, 1999

hardcover, 412 pages

like new condition - pages crisp, clean, intact

cover has some light scuff marks

our price:   $7.95 plus media mail shipping

The Day Our World Changed - Children’s Art of 9/11

by Robin F. Goodman, Ph.D. & Andrea Henderson Fahnestock

Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2002

good condition, hardcover

former library book with library stamps & circulation pocket - no other markings or highlighting

plastic protective covering

clean, crisp pages - 128 pages

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The Settling of North America - The Atlas of the Great

Migrations Into North America From the Ice Age to the Present

edited by Helen Hornbeck Tanner

Macmillan, 1995

like new condition - all pages are clean, crisp, unread, and intact

dustjacket shows wear

hardcover, 208 pages

$17.95 plus media mail shipping

The Silent Brigade - The True Story of How One Woman Outwitted the Night Riders

by Ron Elliott

Turner Publishing Company, 1995

hardcover, 245 pages

like new condition - clean crisp pages

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Work and Worship - The Economic Order of the Shakers

by Edward Deming Andrews and Faith Andrews

New York Graphic Society, 1974

First printing stated

hardcover, 224 pages   

good condition - dustjacket has some minimal wear

interior pages are clean and crisp

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Eric Sloane’s I Remember America

by Eric Sloane

First Ballantine Book edition, 1977

vintage softcover -  246 pages

good condition

former library book with library bookplate

some small discoloration spots due to age inside covers

our price:   $6.95  plus media mail shipping

Yankee Skippers to the Rescue - A Record of Gallant Rescues on the North Atlantic by American Seamen

by Felix Riesenberg, Jr.

Books for Libraries Press, 1969

vintage hardcover, very good condition, 283 pages

pages are clean and crisp

no dustjacket  - appears to have been library book

since first page has been removed and there is a small

black tape on spine of book where book number probably

was placed

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American Carriages, Sleighs, Sulkies, and Carts

168 Illustrations From Victorian Sources

edited by Don H. Berkebile

Dover Publications, 1977

vintage softcover -  good condition

no writing or notes

168 plates

$4.95 plus media mail shipping

Proud Heritage - A History in Pictures of the YMCA in the United States - 150the Anniversary Edition

by Andrea Hinding

The Donning Company Publishers, 2001

hardcover, good condition, 239 pages

many wonderful black and white photographs  

our price:   $8.95 plus media mail shipping

America’s Icemen

An Illustrative History of the United States Natural Ice Industry 1665-1925

by Joseph C. Jones, Jr.

Jobeco Books, 1984

hardcover, 169 pages

former library book with usual library marking

good condition

our price:   $16.95 plus media mail shipping

The Americas Before Columbus

compiled by Dewey Farnsworth and Edith

Wood Farnsworth

Third Edition - 8th Printing, 1981

Sounds of Zion

vintage softcover, 176 pages

cover shows light wear

our price:   $7.95 plus media mail shipping

Dust Bowl - The Southern Plains inthe 1930’s

by Donald Worster

Oxford University Press, 1982

vintage softcover, 277 pages

cover shows light wear

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping