Colonial American History Books

The Alexander Hamilton You Never Knew

by James Lincoln Collier

Children’s Press, Scholastic, 2003

80 pages, good condition

softcover

our price:   $3.75 plus media mail shipping

Colonial Twins of Virginia

written and illustrated by Lucy Fitch Perkins

Houghton Mifflin Company, 1924

208 pages, rare first edition 

vintage clothbound hardcover

pages are without writing and intact

inside back cover and endpage have stain, and

page 74 has some light staining

former school library book

spine has tears and corners of cover are bumped

as shown in photo - interior of book is fairly good

considering age of the book

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Builders of Our Country

by Gertrude Van Duyn Southworth

Book II - Illustrated (contains great illustrations)

D. Appleton and Company, 1910

300 pages, clothbound hardcover

cover shows some wear, former owner’s name and child’s drawing on inside cover with a stamp of

Feeney’s School Book Exchange inside cover

interior pages are all intact without writing

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

Stories of Colonial Children

“Young America” Series

by Mara L. Pratt

Educational Publishing Company, 1922

rare vintage collectible

230 pages, hardcover

all pages intact without writing

cover has some scuff marks

priceless vintage ads at back of book

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Amazing  Alexander Hamilton

by Arthur Orrmont

Julian Messner Inc., 1964

192 pages, very good condition

all pages are clean and intact

clothbound hardcover

former library book

our price:   $5.95 plus media mail shipping

Captain Bacon’s Rebellion

by Helen Lobdell

Macrae Smith Company, 1959

192 pages, fairly good condition considering age

rare vintage hardcover, former library book

mylar dust jacket

inside cover discoloration due to age

rare collector’s item

our price:   $24.95 plus media mail shipping

Colonial Twins of Virginia

written and illustrated by Lucy Fitch Perkins

Houghton Mifflin Company, 1924

208 pages, rare first edition 

vintage clothbound hardcover - fair to poor condition

pages are without writing and intact

front board is bent and has a stain, bottom edge of

cover is frayed - former school library book

back cover is wrinkled

interior of book is fairly good considering age of book

our price:   $8.95 plus media mail shipping

The Story of the Star-Spangled Banner

Cornerstones of Freedom

by Natalie Miller

Children’s Press, 1965, 31 pages

hardcover, excellent condition

pages are crisp and clean and intact

our price:   $3.50 plus media mail shipping

American Eagle - The Story of Benjamin Franklin

by Bertha B. Cobb, Madeline W. Cobb, and Ernest Cobb

Arlo Publishing Company, 1944

hardcover, 285 pages

front cover is faded, blank front endpage has been removed

interior pages are clean and intact

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

John Alden - Steadfast Pilgrim

by Cecile Pepin Edwards

Houghton Mifflin, 1965

vintage hardcover, 192 pages

clean and intact  pages

former library book - cover shows some wear

with bumped edges

$4.95 plus media mail shipping

William Penn: Quaker Hero

by Hildegarde Dolson

Random House, 1961, Landmark Books

first printing stated

vintage cloth hardcover,  184 pages

no markings or underlining - former library book

stain on cover and spine tears and bumped corners as shown in photo

all pages are intact - discolored tape inside front cover along the spine

$7.95 plus media mail shipping

John Winthrop, Oliver Cromwell, and The Landing of Promise

by Marc Aronson

Clarion Books, 2004

hardcover, NEW BOOK

205 pages

$7.95 plus media mail shipping

Colonial America Biographies - Vol. 1, A-L

by Peggy Saari, edited by Julie L. Carnagie,

UXL, 2000

198 pages, excellent condition, clean, crisp, unread

pages

hardcover, 198 pages

our price:   $4.50 plus media mail shipping

The Landing of the Pilgrims

by James Daugherty

Landmark Books

Random House, 1978

softcover,  poor condition, 152 pages

cover has wear and creases as shown in photo

some stains in book, acceptable reading copy

$3.95 plus media mail shipping

Jamestown - First English Colony

American Heritage Junior Library

by Marshall W. Fishwick

American Heritage Publishing Company, 1965

First Edition stated, hardcover, 153 pages

good condition, no markings

former library book with library labels, pocket

cover shows some discoloration due to age and back

cover has small sticker

pages are intact and crisp

$3.50 plus media mail shipping

Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War

by Nathaniel Philbrick

Viking, 2006

NEW BOOK, unread, no dust jacket

hardcover - 1/8” tiny tear on upper spine

our price:   $8.95 plus media mail shipping

Early Pleasures and Pastimes

edited by Lisa Gunbe

Crabtree Publishing Company, 1992

softcover, 96  pages

like new condition

our price:  $3.95  plus media mail shipping

I Love Paul Revere, Whether He Rode Or Not

by Richard Shenkman

Harper Perennial, 1991

first edition stated, 226 pages

hardcover, excellent condition,

$3.50 plus media mail shipping

The Pilgrim’s First Thanksgiving

by Ann McGovern

Scholastic, 1973

48 pages

no markings on pages

vintage softcover

slight barely-noticeable stain on title page

small crease on front cover

our price:   $3.95 plus media mail shipping

If You Lived in Colonial Times

by Ann McGovern

Scholastic Book Services, 1973

78 pages - no writing or highlighting

vintage softcover - pages are browned

due to age, cover shows some wear,

taped at front hinge

$1.25 plus media mail shipping

Government Through Opposition

Party Politics in the 1790‘s

by Frederick S. Allis, Jr.

Macmillan Company, 1963

softcover, 90 pages

some underlining, otherwise good

former owner’s name on title page

like new condition, 1994

our price:   $3.50 plus media mail shipping

 

Abigail Adams - Girl of Colonial Days

by Jean Brown Wagoner

Aladdin paperbacks, 1992

softcover, 192 pages

NEW BOOK

$2.50 plus media mail shipping

The Williamsburg Cookbook-Updated and Enlarged

recipes collected and adapted by Letha Booth

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1981

softcover - good condition

all pages are clean, crisp, and intact

like new

172 pages

$8.95 plus media mail shipping

A Midwife’s Tale - the Life of Martha Ballard

Based on Her Diary 1785-1812

by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

First Vintage Books Edition, 1991

softcover, 445 pages   

like new condition

our price: $9.95  plus media mail shipping

The Tales of Peter Parley about America

by Peter Parley

Facsimile of the 1828 Edition

Dover Publications, 1974

softcover-  good condition

160 pages - no highlighting or markings

front cover is slightly curled with bumped corners

our price:  $4.95 plus media mail shipping

Quakers and the American Family

British Settlement in the Delaware Valley

by Barry Levy

Oxford University Press, 1988

softcover, 340 pages

very good like new condition

$24.95 plus media mail shipping

Dear America - A Journey to the New World

The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple

Mayflower, 1620

by Kathryn Lasky

Scholastic Books, 1996

First Printing Stated

hardcover -  174 pages

NEW Book!!!!

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

Massachusetts Militia Companies and Officers in the

Lexington Alarm

edited by Charles E. Hambrick-Stowe and Donna D. Smerlas

published by The Society of Colonial Wars in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, The Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Archives Division, The New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1985

softcover  - 72 pages -    like new condition

$24.95 plus media mail shipping

The Mayflower and Her Log

July 15, 1620 - May 6, 1621

by Azel Ames

softcover, 291 pages

Tredition

like new condition

$7.95 plus media mail shipping

The Cabinetmakers

Colonial American Craftsmen

written and illustrated by Leonard Everett Fisher

Franklin Watts, Inc., 1966

First Printing stated

vintage hardover,  48 pages

former library book

interior pages - good condition

dustjacket is worn

our price:   $8.95 plus media mail shipping

Who’s Saying What in Jamestown, Thomas Savage?

by Jean Fritz

illustrations by Sally Wern Comport

G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2007

hardcover, 64 pages

good condition

dedication on title page has been covered

$6.95 plus media mail shipping

Alexander Hamilton - The Outsider

by Jean Fritz

G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2011

hardcover -  144 pages

NEW BOOK!!!!

$7.95 plus media mail shipping

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Alexander Hamilton

by Ron Chernow

The Penguin Press, 2004

hardcover, 819 pages

very good condition

$24.95 plus media mail shipping

Book of the New American Nation

Brown Paper School US Kids History

Discover your history through stories, games,

and activities

written by Marlene Smith-Baranzini and Howard

Egger-Bovet

Little, Brown & Company, 1994

softcover, 94 pages

very good condition

$9.95 plus media mail shipping