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History: Canada, Central & So. America

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History: Canada, Central & So. America

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The Spanish Borderlands Frontier, 1513-1821  ; Histories of the American Frontier, Bannon, John Frances
1 Bannon, John Frances The Spanish Borderlands Frontier, 1513-1821 ; Histories of the American Frontier
New Mexico University of New Mexico Press 1974 0826303099 / 9780826303097 Softcover Very Good 
Sun faded edges; some soiling and on the cover and the text block edges (only.) xii, 308 pp. Illustrated. Notes. Bibliographical Notes. Index. ; Histories of the American Frontier; 9.13 X 6.14 X 0.87 inches 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Breaking the Ring, Barron, John
2 Barron, John Breaking the Ring
Houghton Mifflin (Juv) 1987 0395421101 / 9780395421109 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First Printing with number series starting (1). No names or other markings. Tight. ; 9 X 5.90 X 1 inches; 244 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Inhabited Wilderness  Indians, Eskimos, and National Parks in Alaska, Catton, Theodore
3 Catton, Theodore Inhabited Wilderness Indians, Eskimos, and National Parks in Alaska
University of New Mexico Press 1997 0826318274 / 9780826318275 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Appearance of only slight previous use. Cover and binding show a little wear. ; New American West; 8.94 X 5.98 X 0.81 inches; 309 pp pages 
Price: 22.50 USD
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The Unredeemed Captive  A Family Story from Early America, Demos, John Putnam
4 Demos, John Putnam The Unredeemed Captive A Family Story from Early America
[New York] Knopf 1994 0679759611 / 9780679759614 Softcover As New 
Spine square, no reading or other creases, no tears, and page edges clean, no scratches, very light edge wear, no writing or stamps or highlighting, no dog eared pages, no tears to pages, binding solid with no page splits, no odor. Overall, a very lightly used copy.; 9.70 X 6.30 X 1.10 inches; 315 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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5 Dolezal, Robert Mysteries of the Ancient Americas The New World Before Columbus
New York Readers Digest 1986 0895771837 / 9780895771834 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Better than very good with minimal shelf wear. Illustrated with a wealth of full color photographs, maps, charts etc., highly readable. Appealing to anyone who interested in the Americas, New World pyramids and Lost Cities. Great report resource. ; 11.30 X 8.70 X 1 inches; 320 pages 
Price: 12.60 USD
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Battle for a continent, Quebec 1759, Donaldson, Gordon
6 Donaldson, Gordon Battle for a continent, Quebec 1759
Doubleday 1973 0385058195 / 9780385058193 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
First Edition Hardcover in gray boards cloth Very Good unmarked in Fair jacket.; 9 X 5.90 X 0.90 inches; 241 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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One Man's America   A Journalist's Search for the Heart of His Country, Grunwald, Henry
7 Grunwald, Henry One Man's America A Journalist's Search for the Heart of His Country
Doubleday 1996 0385414080 / 9780385414081 First Edition Softcover Fine 
Appearance of only slight previous use. Cover and binding show a little wear. ; 9.40 X 6.10 X 1.90 inches; 672 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Artificial Waterways of the World, Hepburn, A. Barton
8 Hepburn, A. Barton Artificial Waterways of the World
New York Macmillan 1914 Revised Hardcover Very Good 
New Revised and Enlarged Edition, November, 1914. (Janurary, 1909). Pp. xi, [3] 1-171, [6] four pages of which "contain advertisments of few of the Macmillan boos on kindred subjects." Illustrated. Contents: Foreword; The World's Canals; The Canal System of New York: (in brief) Inception, Develpment, 1867-1909, Competition, Improvements, Relation of Canals and Railways; The Panama Canal; Other Great American Canals; The Waterways Question and Conservation of Our Resources; Department of Internal Navigation. Appendix: Bibliography; Index. Some beginning seperation of text block (noted at pages 138) otherwise with solid binding. Short edge tear on the frontispiece. Very minor end and corner tip wear. Overall a handsome, solid copy. ; 8vo 
Price: 27.00 USD
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The Truth about the Panama Canal, Kitchel, Denison
9 Kitchel, Denison The Truth about the Panama Canal
Arlington House 1978 0870004093 / 9780870004094 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Clean bright copy. ; NF/VG, first edition and printing, closed 2 in. Tear front panel, not price clipped, New Mylar, 240 pg. , indexed, from the flap: This careful consideration of the issues leads into what is perhaps the first generally available objective analysis of the proposed new treaties. Mr. Kitchel cuts through the rhetorical fog and diplomatic double-talk to provide a detailed, easy-to-understand presentation of the facts, what the treaties really say and what their ratification would bring.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief, McPherson, James M.
10 McPherson, James M. Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief
New York Penguin Press 2008 1594201919 / 9781594201912 First Edition; Third Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
First edition. Civil War. James M. McPherson, a bestselling historian of the Civil War, illuminates how Lincoln worked with---and often against---his senior commanders to defeat the Confederacy and create the role of commander in chief as we know it.; 8vo.; 329 pages 
Price: 27.00 USD
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America Out of the Ashes  True Stories of Courage and Heroism, O'Leary, Jeffrey
11 O'Leary, Jeffrey America Out of the Ashes True Stories of Courage and Heroism
Honor Books 2001 156292530X / 9781562925307 Second Printing Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
Renewing Souls and Healing Hearts. No names or other markings. Tight. ; 9.48 X 6.02 X 0.89 inches; 255 pp pages 
Price: 12.60 USD
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The Ancient Pst of Mexico, Reed, Alma M.
12 Reed, Alma M. The Ancient Pst of Mexico
New York Crown Publishers Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Cloth with gilt stamp; minor edge/shelf wear and corners bumped. Dust jacket is not price clipped; the spine is faded with nicks to the head and tail; the edges have small nicks and a short tear. Page edges have spotting and dust soil. xii, 388pp. Illustrated with photographs. Map endpages with some spotting. ; 8vo 
Price: 16.20 USD
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The Early Spanish Main, Sauer, Carl Ortwin
13 Sauer, Carl Ortwin The Early Spanish Main
Berkeley & Los Angeles University of California 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Decorative endpages. Pp. xii, 306. Illustrated, several maps. Index. Cloth. First Edition. This is a beautiful book, clean tight text in a very good, albeit somewhat 'nibbled' on dust jacket; insect damage on folds and short tears. Now in archival clear cover. From the back flap: (Sauer) trained a new generation of geographers during his long career at the University of California Berkeley… His style of writing straightforward and down-to-earth. Although his documentation is prodigious, he avoids scholarly trappings that make for difficult reading. The Early Spanish Main is both a definitive work of historical geography and an exciting and readable book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 40.50 USD
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14 States, United The American image Photographs from the National Archives, 1860-1960
New York Pantheon Books 1979 0394507983 / 9780394507989 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Maroon cloth w/gold lettering, mild wear to edges. Dust jacket is scuffed with wear to folds and ends. No tears. A selection of 216 images taken from the National Archives in Washington (D.C.). This is the first time a book has been based on the whole collection (over five million) illustrating both its historical importance and its aesthetic interest. The images constitute a photographic history of one hundred years of American life as well as a fascinating look at the uses to which American photography has bee put. - From the flap. ; 11 X 8.40 X 0.90 inches; 191 pages 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Album de la Iglesia De La Merced, Viventians Fathers
15 Viventians Fathers Album de la Iglesia De La Merced
Havana, Cuba Seoane, Fernandez & Co 1947 Softcover Very Good 
Blue oblong paper wraps, light corner and edge wear. Dated 1755-1947 on rear panel, else no date. Unpaginated, (30 pp.) Opening historical notes (two pages) and photo captions in Spanish and English; the bulk of the book is Illustrated with black white photos. 6 3/4" X 9 " staple binding, tight. Sticker damage on front cover. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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16 Walsh, Robb The Texas Cowboy Cookbook A History in Recipes and Photos
New York Ten Speed Press 2007 0767921496 / 9780767921497 First Edition Paperback As New 
Very small dent on the fore edge. Over 100 Texas dishes and 100 archival photographs along with the food lore of Texas cowboys and cowgirls. Reciepes were collected from Mexican, African-American, Cajun and Anglo-Southern cowboy cooks. "A Western saga of a cookbook with wild and delicious stories, photos, and recipes." (NPR's Kitchen Sisters). A random sample of recipes: Sirloin Gulsada, West Texas Fried Chicken, Cane Vinegar Pork Chops, Coffee-rubbed Tenderloin, Gumbo, Fideo con-carne, Field Peas, Peach Cobbler, Sourdough Biscuits, Wild Onion Corn Dodgers and many more classics and 'surprises' . ; 9 X 7.30 X 0.80 inches; 272 pp pages; Book Fair 
Price: 15.30 USD
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