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Picturesque Sketches of American Progress., Beale, J.H.
1 Beale, J.H. Picturesque Sketches of American Progress.
Hard Cover 
Published by Empire Co-operative Association, CR 1889, 445 pages. Steel engravings, maroon illustrated covers, dark gold lettering which is rubbing off, overall good+. Official description of great Am erican cities showing origin, development, present condition, commerce and manufactures, American scenery, celebrated resorts, wonderful achievements of our country under various administrations. Also has testimonials from various Mayors, etc. Technical, Americana, American commerce, trade, History. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Wonderful Escapes by Americans., Booth, William Stone.
2 Booth, William Stone. Wonderful Escapes by Americans.
Boston Houghton Mifflin Hard Cover 
Date of 1913 with 366 pages. Illustrated front cover w/picture pasted on, all good++. Covers revolution, western americana, marine, naval. Americana, civil war, western americana, naval history. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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3 Crothers, Samuel. America Self-Contained.
New York Published by Doubleday Doran Hard Cover 
Dated MCMXXXIII, CR 1935, stated 1st edition. Blue with gold lettering on covers, shows slight wear. All good. Americana, history. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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4 Darby, William and Theodore Dwight, Jr. A New Gazetteer of the United States of America
Hard Cover. Published in Hartford, CT., by Edward Hopkins, entered 1832, title page date 1833, believe 1st edition, 630 pages with appendix. Contains a copious description of states, territories, coun ties, parishes, lakes, rivers, commerce, manufactures, agriculture and arts, embracing the boundaries and natural production of the principal subdivisions, the latitude, longitude of cities, towns and their bearing, and other geographical, historical, political and statistical information along with the population of 1830. Much foxing, leather covers show scuffing and wear. Hinges inside and outsi de are tight and good. History, New England, Americana, United States of America, population. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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5 Dick, Everett. The Lure of the Land.
Lincoln, Nebraska University of Nebraska Press Half-Leather X-Library 
A social history of the Public Lands from the Articles of Confederate to the New Deal. CR 1970, x-library with stamps, back pocket torn out. Mylar over dustjacket. Black and white illustrations. All good+ condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Ganoe, William Addleman. Soldiers Unmasked.
Self-published Hard Cover 
CR 1935 with 136 pages. Brown covers, slight soil, overall good. Frontis is picture of author with ink inscription and signed by him. Collection of his radio talks to help the public understand the soldier be tter. History, Americana, Military, soldiers, radio talks, wars. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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7 Harrington, H.F. (edited and selected by). Typical Newspaper Stories.
Published by Ginn & Company, Hard Cover 
CR 1915 with 297 pages. Green covers showing slight wear, overall good+. A compilation of representative stories clipped from newspapers from day-to-day or rescued from office files where they have been burie d. Might serve as instruction guide to students of journalism. Americana, History, Journalism, newspapers, writing, newspaper articles. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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8 Jurnovoy, Joyce. America On Display.
Published by Facts On File, 1987 Hard Cover 
Cloth. First Edition. 1st edition, 280 pages with index. B&W photos. A Guide to Unusual Museums and Collections in the U.S. and Canada. Dust jacket and book very good. Americana, History, Museums, unu sual collections. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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9 Quinn, Vernon. Beautiful America.
Published by F. Stokes, Hard Cover 
CR 1923, 1st edition, 333 pages with index. Front cover illustrated with pasted color photo, ink inscription front endpapers, o/w very good. 39 illustrations from photos, color frontis. This is for stay-at-homes who are unable to gai intimate first hand knowledge of scenic beauty of their own land. Natural history, travel, americana. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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10 Rockwell, Norman (illustrator). Ben Franklin's Poor Richard - The Almanacks.
For Year 1733 Hard Cover 
- 1758. Published by Paddington's Press, Limited Edition Club, CR 1964, CR 1976 by Paddington, 300 pages. Dust jacket has a slight curl to edges, otherwise very good. Introduction by Van Wyck Brooks. Americana. History. Norman Rockwell, illustrated books, almanacs. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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11 Sloane, Eric. Almanac and Weather Forecaster.
New York Hawthorn Books, Soft Cover 
Gold covers, Softcover. CR 1955, 6th printing with 169 pages. Pen and ink sketches are informative as is the text. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Sloane, Eric. The Little Red Schoolhouse.
New York Published by Doubleday, Half-Leather 
CR 1972, believe 1st edition, 36 pages. Sketchbook of Early American Education, Black and white sketches. Dust jacket illustrated, brown with blue spine, all very good+. Early American schoolhouses, educational equipment, etc. Americana, history, education, schools. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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13 Stimson, George. A Book About A Thousand Things.
Published by Harper & Bros., Hard Cover 
CR 1946 with 552 pages w/index. Gray covers with red and gold, dust jacket has pieces missing, bad tears. Overall good. The author is a pursuer of how and why and when, a relentless searcher into origins, etc. Wha t famous Queen had 6 fingers on one hand? How did monkey get into monkey wrench? Why are sailors called gobs? Why are Irishmen called "Paddies"? What is a cowtree? Do hogs cut their throats while swim ming? These and many more questions are answered in this delightful book. history, americana. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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14 Sutton, Horace Travelers
Hard Cover 
The American Tourist from Stagecoach to Space Shuttle. William Morrow Publishers, Cr 1980, stated 1st edition, 320 pages with index. Dust jacket slight stain and tears, overall very good. B&W photos. History. Americana. Travel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Tracy, Louis. The Captain of the Kansas.
Published by Edward Klode Hard Cover 
Title date 1907, CR 1906, 336 pages. Red with gold covers, all very good. Endpapers are out in the front. Americana. History. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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