Category: U. S. History


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The Voice of America

By: Van Doren, Mark (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, World Publishing Company: 1942

Edition: Forum Books Edition

Seller ID: 003725

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

xiv-737 pp., index. Very slight shelfwear spine, top corners bumped. DJ somewhat scuffed with a few shallow chips & tears. Text is yellowing, but clean and unmarked. "History sounds dry as dust and often is. /but the history behind the history, the story of the people who inspired the events, is as good reading today as it was in 1066, or 1942, or 1776. The year 1606 begins this narrative of the men and women who made America. Mark Van Doren has collected their personal documents, letters, diaries, public statements-tied them together with his own brief comments-and made a book s... View more info

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Timber Line: A Story of Bonfils and Tammen

By: Fowler, Gene

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Books: 1951

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 006281

Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket

480 pp., beige boards with navy lettering. Corners a bit bumped, minor edgewear, gift inscription inside. DJ has shallow tears and chips along edges, some edgewear. Text is clean and bright. "The story of a speculator and a bartender who teamed together to run the Denver Post, one of the most sensational and profitable newspapers in America. For forty years they ruled the Rocky Mountain region, bludgeoning their enemies with incredible promotions and reaping in huge profits from an assortment of enterprises that ranged from owning circuses to uncovering the Teapot Dome scandal. Thi... View more info

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Vermont Indians

By: Daniels, Thomas E.; Rowlands, Kathleen (editor)

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Poultney, Vermont, Journal Press: 1966

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 007159

Condition: Very Good

Red wraps with Indian silhouette on cover, 63 pp, center stapled, numerous b/w illustrations, index. A little edge wear. Interior bright and unmarked. An attractive copy. Nearly finished at the time of the author's death in 1962, Kathleen Rowlands completed the editing of this manuscript. Included is a memorial written by Milford K. Smith and reprinted from the Rutland Herald. "It has been said that Indians never lived in Vermont; that they only passed through and used it as a fishing and hunting ground. The purpose of this book is to prove to the reader that Indians did, indeed, ... View more info

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Who Pays for the Cold War? How the Marshall Plan Affects Your Living Standards

By: Blake, George

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, New Century Publishers: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8654

Condition: Very Good

Black wraps, 23 pp, a little edge wear, a couple creases to front cover. A nice copy. ; Back cover lists other communist publications from this publisher. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 23 pages; One of a series of publications by this publisher that appear to have a Communist Party orientation. This pamphlet is an attack on the Marshall Plan from the communist perspective, calling it a plan to put America on a war economy and to rearm Western Europe against the Soviets. It makes the claim that the Soviet bloc countries are prospering under socialism and without the Marshall plan whilst th... View more info

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Who's Gonna Cover 'em Up?!: Chapel Hill Uncovered--1950-1985 Featuring the Newsman's Notepad

By: Giduz, Roland

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Citizen Pub: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007073

ISBN: 0961586702

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Brown boards with gold lettering, xiii + 210 pp, name index, numerous b/w photos. Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear, binding fairly tight. Jacket in new Brodart with slight edge wear. Inscribed by the author across from title page. An attractive copy. "If you truly care about the fabled 'Souther Part of Heaven,' as kindred spirits who love Chapel Hill do, you'll enjoy this book. If you're new to Chapel Hill, or are puzzled by it (as almost everybody is), you'll understand it better after this self-orientation. "While it's 'all about Chapel Hill,' the aut... View more info

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Wilderness for Sale: The Story of the First Western Land Rush

By: Havinghurst, Walter

Price: $27.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House, Publishers: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006322

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket

372 pp., bibliography, 17 illustrations tipped in, index. Brown cloth board with rubbed gold lettering. Pastedowns have map of "The Old North West" extending from the Hurons and West Virginia to Illinois and Missouri. Minor edgewear, corners slightly bumped, textblock curved at spine. DJ sunned and worn along edges with a few small chips at spine and flap ends. Text is light and clean. Part of the American Procession Series. "In 1795, fifty million acres between the Ohio River, the Great Lakes and the mighty Mississippi were a silent wilderness broken only by open forest m... View more info