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Image for 33d  Congress, 2nd Session, Ex. Doc. No. 1:  Message from the President of the United States... Part III [ONLY], Illustrations Belonging to Reports Accompanying The Message [Maps and Views to Accompany Message and Documents, 1854-5]

33d Congress, 2nd Session, Ex. Doc. No. 1: Message from the President of the United States... Part III [ONLY], Illustrations Belonging to Reports Accompanying The Message [Maps and Views to Accompany Message and Documents, 1854-5]

By: N/A

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., A. O. P. Nicholson, Printer, 1854

Edition: First Edition


Complete with 45, mostly folding, maps, plans, and illustrations. Cloth is torn along lower joint, and shows wear at spine ends. Gilt stamped lettering on top cover remains bright. Blank front free end page shows a few tears on edges. Contents show light scattered edge wear and some misfold and creases to folding maps. Volume remains clean and otherwise intact. View more info

44 Range Country Books Topped Out By J. Frank Dobie in 1941 & 44 More Range Country Books Topped Out By Jeff Dykes in 1971

By: Dobie, J. Frank & Jeff Dykes

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, The Encino Press, 1972

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Inscription: Signed by the Second Author


32 pages. Limited to 1000 copies. Signed by Jeff Dykes on first blank page following front free end leaf. Protected in clear mylar sleeve as issued. View more info

Image for A Boom Town Lawyer I the Osage 1919-1927

A Boom Town Lawyer I the Osage 1919-1927

By: Roff, Charles L.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Quanah, TX, Nortex Press,

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By the Author


Copyright is 1975. 122 pages. Signed in name only by the author on the front free end page. Contents show a couple of small and light smudges. Otherwise Fine. View more info

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A Catalogue of the Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana

By: Storm, Colton (Compiled by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Newberry Library, 1968

Edition: First Edition


854 pages. Dust jacket shows slight fading over spine and a very small closed tear at upper edge over top cover. Jacket is otherwise bright and clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Due to the size and weight of this book, additional fees will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

Image for A Defence of the Experiments to Determine the Comparative Value of the Principal Varieties of Fuel Used in the United States, and Also in Europe, Containing A Correspondence with a Committee of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences...

A Defence of the Experiments to Determine the Comparative Value of the Principal Varieties of Fuel Used in the United States, and Also in Europe, Containing A Correspondence with a Committee of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences...

By: Bull, Marcus

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Judah Dobson, 1828

Edition: First Edition


51 pages, bound in paper wrap covers. Covers show chips and a few small tears. There is a small stain over the date, that also mildly affects the date on the title page. Inked library numbers at the top of the front cover, though there are no further library markings. Contents are generally clean, though show moderate foxing and age toning throughout. View more info

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A Generation Remembered [Oxen to Moon]

By: Caton, Merl (Rewritten By R. Jay Caton)

Price: $135.00

Publisher: N/P, Self Published,


No date of publication, though circa early 1970s. 190 pages, plus several pages of photos. Oklahoma. Printing and pagination on one side of each leaf, only. Plastic comb binder. Illustrated front cover. Covers show a few small tears and creases along edges, though contents are clean and intact. Very interesting compilation of family history and personal recollections, with significant content regarding rural life near Enid, Oklahoma. View more info

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A History of Czechs (Bohemians) in Nebraska

By: Rosicky, Rose (compiled by)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Omaha, Czech Historical Society of Nebraska, 1929

Edition: First Edition


492+ pages. A tight and very clean copy with lovely gilt lettering and decoration on cover. Very slight rubbing at heal and corners. End leaves are a little darkened. View more info

Image for A History of Grundy County: Treating of Its Transformation from the Heart of the Wilderness of Yesterday to the Heart of the Mighty Nation Today.  A Tribute to the Pioneer and Something of the Men Who are Making the Grundy County of Tomorrow

A History of Grundy County: Treating of Its Transformation from the Heart of the Wilderness of Yesterday to the Heart of the Mighty Nation Today. A Tribute to the Pioneer and Something of the Men Who are Making the Grundy County of Tomorrow

By: [Ford, James Everett]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Trenton, MO, News Publishing Company, 1908

Edition: First Edition


875 pages. Illustrated and well indexed. Covers are well worn, and rear board is missing. Gilt lettering on spine and front cover is a little faded, though intact. Blank end pages have names and a few notes. Volume is shaken, with some loosening of contents. Contents are clean and otherwise intact. Good binding or research copy of this county history that appears rare in the first edition. View more info

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A History of Herkimer County, Including the Upper Mohawk Valley, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time..

By: Benton, Nathaniel S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Albany, J. Munsell, 1856

Edition: First Edition


797 pages, plus two plates and folding map, and ads at end. There are also a couple of full page illustrations within the text. Spine is faded and shows wear at spine ends. Spine label is chipped, affecting the edge of the H in Herkimer. Discoloration on spine where it appears a library label may have been removed. Covers show other light wear. One and a half inch circular blind stamp on title page and first page of text, with the one on the title page over Herkime... View more info

A History of Northwest Missouri (Three Volumes)

By: Williams, Walter (Ed.)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lewis Publishing Company, 1915

Edition: First Edition


Complete in three volumes. Leather over spines and corners. Gilt stamped lettering on spines. Top edges are gilded, and others are marbled. Numerous full page portraits. Covers are scuffed and show light wear along edges. Gilt stamped lettering remains bright. Penciled name on blank first page of Vol. I. There are a couple of small marginal tears and some very light foxing. All three volumes remains tight and solid, and are otherwise clean. View more info

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A History of Ripon Wisconsin

By: Pedrick, Samuel M. (Compiled and Written by) (Edited By George H. Miller)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ripon, Ripon Historical Society, 1964


Though published in 1964, this copy is the second printing of 1973. 394 pages. Name plate of Marcus Allen McCorison (1926-2013, American Bibliophile) on front paste down. Volume is otherwise Fine. Price clipped dust jacket shows scattered light edge wear, as well as a two inch closed tear over bottom cover near spine. Jacket is bright and clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for A History of the Life of Stephen Ralph Douglass and Jane Elizabeth Douglass

A History of the Life of Stephen Ralph Douglass and Jane Elizabeth Douglass

By: N/A

Price: $185.00

Publisher: N/P, N/P,

Edition: First Edition


20 page ribbon tied pamphlet detailing the lives of Stephen Ralph Douglas and Jane Elizabeth Douglas while in Iowa, and later Otoe and Seward Counties of Nebraska. Includes material on pioneer settlement, interactions with local Indians, The First National Bank of Seward and the First Congregational Society of Seward, Nebraska. There is no date of publication, though circa 1905. WorldCat shows only one copy held at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Covers are ch... View more info

A History of the Missouri River: Discovery of the River By the Jesuit Explorers; Indian Tribes Along the River; Early Navigation and Craft Used; The Rise and Fall of Steamboating

By: Chappell, Phil E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N/P, N/P,

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author


98 pages, plus plates. Presentation copy inscribed for Mrs. Lou Bragg. Cloth covers are worn and show moisture wrinkles. Corners are a little bumped and there are a few light smudges on end leaves. Volume remains tight and contents are otherwise good. View more info

A Journal of the Santa Fe Expedition Under Colonel Doniphan

By: Robinson, Jacob S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1932

Edition: First Edition


95+ pages, plus plates. Edges show a little rubbing. Volume is otherwise tight and clean. View more info

Image for A Letter to His Grace the Duke of N********, on the Present Crisis in the Affairs of Great Britain; Containing Reflections on a Late Great Resignation; Together with A Letter from a Right Hon. Person to ****** in the City.

A Letter to His Grace the Duke of N********, on the Present Crisis in the Affairs of Great Britain; Containing Reflections on a Late Great Resignation; Together with A Letter from a Right Hon. Person to ****** in the City.

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, R. Griffiths,


Very early printing, circa 1761. 55 pages, though lacking pages 23/24 (C4). Older, though not contemporary, hard binding with marbled paper over covers. Small inked institutional stamp on title page, as well as a few non-intrusively penciled notations on first few leaves. Title page with a small paper loss at lower corner. Last leaf with repaired open tear at top corner affecting a few letters of text. Same leaf with a couple small closed tears, also professionally... View more info