Category: Americana


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Image for Boys' and Girls' Own an Annual for Youth 1862

Boys' and Girls' Own an Annual for Youth 1862

By: Edited

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, W. L. Jones: 1862

Seller ID: 000844

Condition: Very Good

Original brown full-leather binding. Some scuffing at extremities, gold stamped on front with owner's name 'Frank', title is stamped on spine which has 4 raised bands. Interior has former owner's name in the front, dated Oct. 26, 1862 and no other markings. Slight foxing in the preface, but interior clean. Front hinge cracked where preface begins. Contains "Facts, Fiction, History, Biography, Arts, Science, Etc." This annual series was begun in 1850. A ni... View more info

I Hear America Talking: An Illustrated Treasury of American Words and Phrases

By: Flexner, Stuart Berg

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Florence, Kentucky, U.S.A., Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1976

Seller ID: 003827

ISBN: 0442224133

Condition: Near Fine

Illustrated in b&w, 501 pages, indexed. bound in brown cloth with gold lettering on the spine.. Jacket is ;ightly sunned on the spine, not price-clipped, now protected in mylar. View more info

Image for Ohio In Homespun and Calico

Ohio In Homespun and Calico

By: Frary, I. T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Garrett and Massie, Incorporated: 1942

Seller ID: 12413

Condition: Very Good

148 pages, 30 b&w photographs plus frontis. A detailed description of early poineer life. Index, bibliography. bound in brown and white gingham cloth with silver letters on the spine. View more info

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Boy Life on the Prarie

By: Garland, Hamlin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1899

Seller ID: 12601

Condition: Very Good

389 page, b&w drawings within, light foxing on blank endpapers and title page. Border Edition, unmarked, firm binding in green cloth. Light wear at spine ends, gold lettering on the front and spine has faded. View more info

Image for Painted Ponies:  American Carousel Art

Painted Ponies: American Carousel Art

By: Manns, William; Shank, Peggy; Stevens, Marianne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Millwood, NY, Zon International Design: 1989

Seller ID: 12569

ISBN: 0939549018

Condition: Fine

256 pages, indexed, bibliography, directory, over 600 color photographs. View more info

Image for Thomas B. Searight's The Old Pike, An Illustrated Narrative of The National Road

Thomas B. Searight's The Old Pike, An Illustrated Narrative of The National Road

By: Morse, Joseph E.; Green, R. Duff (editors)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Orange, VA, Green Tree Press: 1971

Seller ID: 12356

Condition: Very Good

An edited, revised and fully illustrated reprint of the 1894 edition. "The colorful saga of our first National Highway narrated by an eyewitness". 189 pages, indexed, over 250 photographs, prints and illustrations. Unmarked, bright, clear pages. bound in deep orange cloth. Jacket has wear at extremities, a 3" closed tear on the front and a 3" tear at the fold. View more info

The Great Book of Currier & Ives America

By: Rawls, Walton

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12633

ISBN: 0896590704

Condition: Fine

12" x 15 1/4", 487 pages, indexed, bibliography. A special bookplate on a blank endpaper states that this is number 82 of an edition of 2000 copies, with the author's signature on the plate. This massive volume contains text and full page color reproductions of engravings. Grey cloth binding with color picture in a gold bordered medallion on the front. Unmarked and as new. Housed in a burgundy leather covered slipcase with gold decoration and lettering. View more info

Currier & Ives America; 80 Choice Prints in Color

By: Simkin, Colin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1952

Seller ID: 005288

Condition: Very Good

16" x 12", full color lithographs. unmarked, finding firm. Cloth cover is printed with small illustrations taken from the interior pictures. Green spine with gold lettering. slight discoloration around edges of cover. View more info

Image for Cracked Corn and Snow Ice Cream, A Family Almanac

Cracked Corn and Snow Ice Cream, A Family Almanac

By: Willard, Nancy; Dyer, Jane (illustrator)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace & Company: 1997

Edition: First

Seller ID: 13039

ISBN: 015227250x

Condition: Fine

This almanac for children has everything they need to know about all 12 months of the year--when to plant, what to celebrate, who to remember. It contains fascinating information about the kitchen and the garden, the weather and the world, and, from the past, the true voices of Nancy Willard and Jane Dyer's relatives telling small stories of real farm life in the Midwest long ago. Full color. View more info