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Famous Men of the United States
1 Famous Men of the United States
Philadelphia Loomis & Peck; printer: Smith and Peters 1848 Hardcover Very Good 
Book. 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall. 191 pp. miniature book intended for young adult or juvenile audience, featuring short biographies of patriots, heroes, political leaders, artists, military commanders, etc., predominantly of the early American Republic, with full page plate of simple line drawing of each luminary. Covered are Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, William Penn, John Hancock, Patrick Henry, General Putnam, John Adams, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, Roger Sherman, Roger Williams, Colonel Trumbull, General Wayne, Aaron Burr, Commodore Decatur, Robert Fulton, James Madison, James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, Martin van Buren, General Harrison, John Tyler, Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, Nicholas Biddle, Stephen Girard, De Witt Clinton, General Marion, Elik Whitney, John Jacob Astor, James K. Polk, Benjamin West, Commodore Macdonough, Commodore Perry, Commodore Hull, General Greene, Gen. Warren, Comm. Bainbridge, Alexander Hamilton, Sgt. Jasper, John Champe, Robert Morris, Nathan Hale, and Gen. Stark. A charming relic that provides insight into mainstream thought and attitudes about these men and also how history was packaged for the young. In essence an early example of non-fiction literature specifically targeting youth. Gilt of blindstamped figure of Washington on front board faded, and gilt decoration and lettering of spine more or less obliterated. Slight cock to text block. A few leaves with stain marks. But overall text and plates clean and book is tight and attractive. New endpapers. Early owner's name inscribed into preliminary blank. A very good copy. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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2 Burrows, Edwin G.;Wallace, Mike Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898
Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A. Oxford Univ Pr 1998 0195116348 / 9780195116342 Hardcover As New As New Jacket 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Adventures of America:  1857 - 1900.  A Pictorial Record from Harper's Weekly, Kouwenhoven, John A.
3 Kouwenhoven, John A. Adventures of America: 1857 - 1900. A Pictorial Record from Harper's Weekly
New York and London Harper & Brothers Publishers 1938 Hardcover Very Good 
Book. 4to - over 9 - 12" tall. 225 pictures, generally one per page, sometimes more, sometimes one per two pages, all with extensive text or captions. This copy is very good or better. Light age toning to pages. Minor wear to textured boards. The most trivial of wear to spine label. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Lockwood, Charles Manhattan Moves Uptown: An Illustrated History
Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Houghton Mifflin and Company 1976 0395246741 / 9780395246740 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Jacket 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Thompson, Zadock A Gazetteer of the State of Vermont; Containing a Brief General View of the State, A Historical and Topographical Description of All the Counties, Towns, Rivers, &c. Together with A Map and Several Other Engravings
Montpelier, VT E. P. Walton 1824 1st Edition Hardcover Good 
Book. 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall. 312 pp. With folding map of state in frontis. 3 engraved plates also. Double columned text. Howes T-207. Full contemporary calf has heavy rubbing and wear. Leather on spine dry and cracked. Binding and text block tight. Moderate toning throughout. Map with brown stain in corner not touching state. Otherwise no tears and toning of it comparatively light. This is a good, perhaps slightly better, copy. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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6 Ultan, Lloyd The Bronx It Was Only Yesterday: 1935-1965
Bronx, New York, U.S.A. Bronx County Historical Soc 1993 0941980332 / 9780941980333 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Jacket 
Book. Bronx, New York, U.S.A.: Bronx County Historical Soc, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 8 5/8 x 11 1/4,184pgs.;red cloth on bds. This is a flawless copy, virtually new and never used. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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