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    • UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA PRESS, (1980)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Octavo Illustrated original tan cloth lettered in black, tan endpapers pictorial dust jacket (slight silverfishing) “Established on Grand River in 1824, Fort Gibson was the first and perhaps the most important military outpost in the Indian Territory. ... The officers and men at Fort Gibson were not the shock troops of white expansion, but rather a kind of buffer between contrasting cultures. The stereotype that pits the army against the Indian is not confirmed by this book. ... The relocation of the Eastern tribes in Indian Territory and the resulting turbulence as observed from the vantag... continua a leggere
    • LITTLE, BROWN, (1996)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Small folio Profusely illustrated with photographs, color photographs, facsimiles, maps, and color maps. Includes illustrated title pages. brown cloth with gilt lettering pictorial dust jacket “In a vivid narrative that begins with the arrival of the first Europeans and ends well into the twentieth century, author Geoffrey C. Ward provides a gripping journey through the turbulent history of the region that has come to symbolize America around the world.” -from the dust jacket As new continua a leggere
    • BIOBOOKS, 1960
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Small folio Illustrated with drawings, fold out colored map tipped in black cloth lettered in gilt on spine, over dark green cloth “Our author writes well and brings a refreshing view of California’s very interesting history .... [this] is his own story” - from Introduction Fine Number 47 in California Heritage Series. One of 750 copies continua a leggere
    • RIVERSIDE PRESS FOR HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY, (1892, 1894)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Seven-volume set of "Works" and two-volume biography bound in 9 volumes; complete. Artist's edition. One of 750 copies. ALs by Whittier tipped into volume I Octavo Vignette title pages and 81 plates (etchings and photogravures), including frontispieces in two states (black and white and colored) beautiful ochre crushed morocco decorated and lettered in gilt, five raised bands, burgundy Morocco doublures endpapers decorated in gilt, top edges in gilt other edges untrimmed, unopened text block Spines uniformly faded to a lovely butterscotch color, else a fine set in superb bindings Letter sig... continua a leggere
    • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS, 2000
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 245 pages 9.1 x 6.1 x 1 inches cinnamon coloured cloth lettered in silver pictorial dust jacket (fine) "A fascinating study... It truly comes alive in its expert use of African American oral histories." - Waldo E. Martin, University of California, Berkeley" To Place Our Deeds traces the development of the African American community in Richmond, California, a city on the San Francisco Bay. This readable, extremely well-researched social history, based on numerous oral histories, newspapers, and archival collections, is the first to examine the historical development of one black working-clas... continua a leggere
    • CARAMIA PUBLISHING COMPANY, 2018
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Half folio Illustrated by Michael Mould pictorial boards, card stock pages bound in metal binder ring An entirely interactive history of Santa Barbara California, profusely illustrated with maps and historical figures and sites. Some pages can be colored by hand. New continua a leggere
    • JOHN F. SHAW AND COMPANY, N.D.
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Small folio Illustrated by Paul Hardy original green cloth lettered in silver decorated in red, orange, yellow, black and white Colours to boards are bright but a tad worn, some moist-staining though out, split at hinge on front endpaper Not in S&W continua a leggere
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    • BIOBOOKS, 1956
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Quarto Illustrated blue cloth lettered in gilt “This is one of the earliest diaries kept by an actual Gold Hunter and gives an unusually frank and detailed account of daily life at the diggings. Delavan was one of the original Feather River Party of ’49 and struck it rich at Rocky Bar, where in less than three weeks he took out over 100 pounds of the yellow metal. His book describes the trip to California—the San Francisco of 1849; extravagant prices; the Gaming Halls; the fortunes won and lost; life and observations in Benicia; Embarcadero (Sacramento); Sutter’s Fort; Culloma [sic]; Mormon... continua a leggere
    • THE CUMMING PRESS, (1977)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Quarto original green cloth decorated and lettered in gilt "For those who could afford the high cost, the Panama route to California in 1849 was the fastest way to the gold fields. ... the United States had made preparations for awarding contracts for the transportation of mail to the Pacific coast by steamers. The route chosen for the mail was across the Isthmus of Panama. ... carry the mail to Chagres in Panama, where it would be forwarded to the city of Panama on the Pacific Coast. Here another steamship line .... would transport the mail to California and Oregon. The initial voyage ... ... continua a leggere
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    • UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA PRESS, (1988)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Large quarto Illustrated off-white cloth lettered in gilt on black rectangles “Latin American scholars frequently mention the socioeconomic reforms imposed on the New World by the Bourbon monarchy of Spain. The most familiar are the economic and administrative changes implemented in the mid and late eighteenth century. In the case of New pace, the changes brought about in military life and discipline by the Reglamento de 1772 ware widely known and quoted.” - from the Introduction Covers are foxed, else fine continua a leggere
    • UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA PRESS, (1973)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Quarto tan cloth lettered in gilt decorated in black, endpapers reproduce a document written in Tuggle’s hand pictorial dust jacket (quite silverfished) “A native of LaGrange, Georgia, Tuggle gained national prominence as an agent for the Creek and Yuchi Indian tribes by successfully steering their sizable claims on the United States government through Congress” -from the dust jacket Spotting of top and fore edges, else fine The Creek Nation and Its Towns in the Oklahoma Territory of the late 1800s map laid in continua a leggere
    • UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA PRESS, (1982)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Quarto Illustrated black boards lettered in white, red endpapers pictorial dust jacket (fine) “Drawing in particular on the testimony of individual Utes affected by the termination policy, Nielson discloses the broken promises and backhanded schemes perpetuated by government officials and the Utes’ own lawyers...” -from the dust jacket Fine continua a leggere
    • COLLINS PUBLISHERS, 1938
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Quarto original blue cloth lettered in silver Spine quite sunned with sunned offsetting to front cover,with light spots on front cover, edges are dust soiled,some foxing to front pages, "Melbourne City Library" stamp to top edges [ S & W 604 ] listing a 1942 New York inprint continua a leggere
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    • L. C. PAGE & COMPANY, 1902
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Quarto Illustrated by Charles Livingston Bull. Cover designed by Amy Sacker original green cloth pictorially stamped in green and offwhite, with a black silhouette in a gilt medallion, lettered in off white Edges slightly rubbed, rear cover with a few faint spots, else fine continua a leggere
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    • DOUBLEDAY & COMPANY, 1971
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Octavo original green cloth spine lettered in white over black boards, green endpapers pictorial dust jacket (somewhat rubbed at spine ends and corners, slight loss of paper) "... What if a clairvoyant young girl named Amanda suddenly glided out of a cactus patch and signaled a return to paganism, magic and fertility worship as the principal religious forms of our modern technocracy? "Another Roadside Attraction" answers those questions and a lot more. But that's not all it does. This is a book that eats hot dogs (with onions); a book that chases butterflies, makes love, outwits the CIA and... continua a leggere
    • BOBBS-MERRILL, (1927)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Octavo brown ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt on front cover and spine, patterned endpapers Julia Peterkin (1880-1961) was the author of three novels, a collection of short stories, and, with photographer Doris Ulmann, a nonfiction collection of essays entitled Roll, Jordan, Roll. She was the first South Carolinian to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize. The books of Julia Peterkin are valuable to getting a glimpse of the roots of African American culture, Gullah customs and traditions. "The figure of Black April, the foreman of Blue Brook Plantation, who gives the book its title, is of the heroic,... continua a leggere
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