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Jessie Benton Fremont: A Biography.

By: Pamela Herr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Franklin Watts,: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-257

Condition: Used: Like New


FIRST EDITION, first printing. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. (xvi), 496 pp. Frontispiece, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-titled brown cloth spine, white paper boards, pictorial dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Gift inscription from "Dove," November 21, 1987 on front free end-paper. Fine. Jessie Benton Fremont (1824-1902) was the daughter of the powerful U.S. Senator Thomas Hart Benton, and wife to John Charles Fremont. Outsi... View more info

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Biographical Notice of James Duncan Hague.

By: Rossiter W. Raymond (1840-1918).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1909

Seller ID: EE516-240

Condition: Used: Good


AUTHOR'S EDITION. Pamphlet. 9 1/4 x 6 inches. [i], 9 pp. Frontispiece portrait of James D. Hague; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers; binding square and tight, covers toned, small portion of corners missing, spine cracked, writing in pencil on top of front cover. Good. James Duncan Hague was mining engineer and the 1st assistant to Clarence King (1842-1901) on his famous exploration of the Sierra Nevada. This is a short biography, written by Hague's contemporary Ross... View more info

Talbot Baines Reed: Author, Bibliographer, Typefounder.

By: Stanley Morison (1889-1967).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Privately Printed at the University Press,: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH814-311

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies. 8vo. 10 x 7 inches. [x], 80 pp. Black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Reed, reed vignette on title page, 11 illustrations (1 double-page); text clean, unmarked. Red cloth, portrait of Reed on a yellow lozenge on front cover surrounded by gilt rules, spine titled in gilt, no dust-jacket; binding square and tight, light shelf wear, spine lightly faded. Very Good. Talbot Baines Reed (1852-1893) was an English writer of boys' fiction w... View more info

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A Tribute to Doyce B. Nunis Jr. in the year of his 70th Birthday, October 1, 1994.

By: The Historical Society of Southern California.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, The Historical Society of Southern California,: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: IY81514-012

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 400 copies designed by Ward Ritchie, typeset and printed by Premier Printing Corporation, Sultana Press. Square Pamphlet. 8 x 8 inches. Unpaginated. [24] pp. Black-and-white photographic portrait of Nunis on the title page, title printed in green and black, text consists of quote in honor of Nunis from his friends and the text is embellished with illustrations of title pages from Nunis' books, selected bibliography of Nunis' publications; text clea... View more info

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Francis Parkman, Historian as Hero: The Formative Years

By: Wilbur R. Jacobs (1918-1998)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: JR1018-038

Condition: Collectible: Like New


FIRST EDITION. American Studies Series. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. 237 pp. Illustrated throughout in black-and-white, bibliographical note, index; text clean, unmarked. Brick red cloth with silver spine stamping, mylar protected dust-jacket. Fine. Francis Parkman, Jr. (1823-1893) was an American historian, best known as author of "The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie," "Rocky-Mountain Life," and "France and England in North America." These works are still valued as ... View more info

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Red Fox: Stand Watie and the Confederate Indian Nations During the Civil War Years in Indian Territory

By: Wilfred Knight

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Glendale, CA, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: JR1018-051

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 1,027 copies. The dust jacket was reprinted shortly after the book had been received from the bindery and a few copies had been distributed. The printer applied blue ink over the red stars on the Cherokee Braves flag on the front cover, and those stars appear black on approximately 200 copies which were shipped out before the error was caught. The reprinted dust jacket has red stars. Two Volumes. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. 320 pp. Black-and-white f... View more info