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1 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Prepared Under the Direction of the Joint Committee on Printing, of the House and Senate...
New York Bureau of National Literature 1897 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Later printing, includes correspondences to Woodrow Wilson (1917). Bound in full buckram cloth. All volumes have very light general wear. Books appear unread. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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2 American History Illustrated, Volumes I - V, [with] Five Year Cumulative Index (Six Volumes total)
Gettysburg, PA Historical Times Inc. 1966 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Five volumes, each containing the ten annual issues of American History Illustrated, plus cumulative index, all bound in publishers brown leather-like covers, with gold lettering. Scattered very light rubbing and a few very light smudges, though overall a bright, tight, and very clean set. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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3 Argenta... The Silver City [Argenta, Illinois 1873-1973]
Softcover Very Good- 
N/D (ca. 1973); 156 pages, plus ads; General light wear, though overall tight and clean. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Biographical Record and Portrait Album of Tippecanoe County, Indiana, Containing Portraits of All the Presidents of the United States from Washington to Cleveland, with Accompanying Biographies of Each, A Condensed History of the State of Indiana.
Chicago The Lewis Publishing Company 1888 1st American Edition Hardcover Fair 
Bound in full leather with raised bands and decorative tooling to covers and spine. Gilt bright on cover and spine. Residue (from tape?) to spine cover and covers at spine edge. Binding shows moderate wear with weak external hinges, bumped and worn corners, and some surface wear. Hinges and binding loose. Text complete with light soiling and foxing throughout. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 Stouffer's Railroad Map of Kansas
Topeka, Kansas J. W. Stouffer Softcover Good+ 
N/D Ca. 1915-18. Paper on cloth fold out map. Minimal wear, no tearing. Kansas City Northwestern Railroad underlined in bottom left corner and "out of business" written next to it in pencil. Soft buckram cloth cover shows moderate wear. Verso of front cover stamped with former owner's name. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 The Congressional Globe: Containing the Debates and Proceedings of the Second Session of the Thirty-seventh Congress.
Washington The Congressional Globe 1862 1st Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Contains The Congressional Globe from Dec. 6, 1861 to Feb. 26, 1862. Indexed. Ex Library with light markings (stamp at top and bottom of block and on first page of index) Quarter leather bound with marbled boards. Heavy wear to covers, spine has been repaired with clear packaging tape as have inside hinges. Corners, edges, and spine ends show heavy wear and are rubbed through to the boards in places. Text is yellowed with foxing and slight brittling but remains readable and complete. Large, heavy book will require extra shipping. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7 The Old West (26 Volume Complete Set plus Master Index)
New York Time-Life Books Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Copyright 1973-1979. Pictorial Covers. Master Index, soft cover. Light general wear. Some volumes show signs of reading. Some volumes have yellowing at block edges. All volumes complete. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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8 William Jackson Indian Scout
Boston and New York Houghton Mifflin Company 1926 1st Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Spine ends curled. Slight wear to cover edges and corners. Binding sound. Light moisture staining scattered throughout text along top edge of block. Bookseller ticket from The Emporium Book Store in San Francisco affixed to rear paste down. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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9 Brockett, L. P. (compiler) Handbook of the United States of America and Guide to Emigration Giving the Latest and Most Complete Statistics of the Government, Army, Navy, Diplomatic Relations, Finance, Revenue, Tariff, Land Sales, Homestead and Naturalization Laws...
New York Gaylord Watson 1880 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Covers show moderate edge wear with bumped corners and fraying spine ends. Hinges tight, binding slightly loose. Text shows reading wear including smudges and page creases. Foxing is also visible on a few pages. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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10 Butler, William R. Embracing the World: The University of Miami from Cardboard College to International and Global Acclaim
Boston Buddenbrooks 2008 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed in name only on title page. Half page inscription by the author on blank verso of half title page that reads in full: "To ____ and ____ ____ ______ / With wonderful memories / of our years together in the / National Vice Presidents' Group. / And, with much thanks to ____ / for his comments in my book / regarding the tragedy of / Kent State University on May 4, 1970. / With everlasting friendship / and appreciation/ Bill Butler / 10-1-08." Book shows slight signs of handling, though remains tight, bright, and clean. Dust jacket s hows scattered chips, small tears, and wrinkles along the edges. Dust jacket is bright and clean.; Signed by Author(s) 
Price: 40.00 USD
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11 Conrad, Howard L. (editor) Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri (6 volumes)
New York The Southern History Company 1901 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good 
All volumes quarter bound in dark brown leather with blue buckram cloth. Leather has begun to deteriorate on all six volumes and as such shows wear marks, has weakened external hinges, and will show wear from even careful handling. Text remains clean in all volumes. Extra shipping required. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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12 Dacus, J. A. & James W. Buel A Tour of St. Louis; or, the Inside Life of a Great City
St. Louis Western Publishing Company, Jones & Griffin 1878 1st Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Gilt and blind stamped brown cloth covers show a little rubbing along edges and light wear at corners; Lettering on covers remains bright; Front hinge (internal) is cracked, though volume remains tight; End leaves with light smudges, though volume is otherwise very clean. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13 Eckenrode, H.J. Virginia Soldiers of the American Revolution Volumes 1 & 2
Richmond, Virginia, U.S.A. Library of Virginia 1989 0884901645 / 9780884901648 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
2 Volumes. Both have some minor rounding of the spine ends. Clean and tight. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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14 Frost, John The Pictorial History Of The United States Of America, From The Discovery By The Northmen In The Tenth Century To The Present Time; Four Volumes In One
Hartford Case, Tiffany and Burnham 1848 Hardcover Fair 
Covers show heavy edge wear. Front and back covers held only by webbing. 1-2" of loss to bottom spine end. Binding remains tight. Scattered foxing throughout. A great reading copy but would also look great rebound. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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15 Hodge, Hiram C Arizona as it is or The coming country. Comp. from notes of travel during the years 1874 1875 and 1876
Cambridge Hurd and Houghton 1877 1st Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Ex Library with usual markings. Spine covered with binder's tape. Board covers show moderate wear at edges with some surface wear. Corners rounded. Hinges held with binder's tape. Binding tight. Pages brittle with some page chipping. Text yellowed with light scattered foxing. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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16 Jenkins, John S. Voyage of the U. S. Exploring Squadron...
Auburn Alden, Beardsley & Co 1852 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Quarter bound in leather with buckram. Covers almost detached, rounded corners and chipping at spine ends. Spine cover also shows some surface wear and color loss though gilt title remains clear. Scattered foxing throughout text. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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17 Lester, C. Edwards Lester's History of the United States, Illustrated in Its Five Great Periods: Colonization, Consolidation, Development, Achievement, & Advancement (2 Volumes)
New York P.F. Collier 1883 Hardcover Fair 
Decorative green cloth with extensive gilt decoration. Covers on both volumes show moderate edge wear. Vol. 2 has heavier fading to front cover. Top spine end on vol. 1 is frayed. Corners on both books bumped. Both hinges of vol. 1 are broken though still attached by webbing. Vol. 2 has cracking to back hinge. Blocks remain tight in both volumes. Front end paper, frontis illustrations and title page of vol. 1 are loose from text and laid in. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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18 Loeb, Isidor Government In Missouri, Local, State, And National
New York American Book Co. 1913 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Front cover shows a band of fading along top edge. Covers show light general wear otherwise with light to moderate soiling. Ffep and blank pages at front show foxing from pined in newsprint. These pages also have small pen holes and rust marks from (now removed) pins. Text and binding remain tight. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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19 Murrah, David J. The Pitchfork Land and Cattle Company: The Frist Century
Lubbock, TX Texas Tech University Press 1983 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Long inscription on FFEP. Page edges yellowed. DJ has moderate scattered creases, rubbing, and spotting. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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20 Richardson, James D. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897, complete in 10 volumes.
Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Published by Authority of Congress 1900 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
3/4 leather bound with marbled board covers and end papers. Light general wear to all volumes with heaver (light to moderate) spine wear and fading. Includes unpasted book plate reading, "Special allotment for Nemaha County Kansas This copy No. 16 subscribed for by Samuel Murdock. All volumes appear unread 
Price: 275.00 USD
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