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1 Allen W. Trelease Indian Affairs In Colonial New York:: The Seventeenth Century Original Hardcover
Ithica Cornell University Press 1960 First Edition Very Good Very Good No Dust Jacket 
Original Blue 1960 First Edition Hardcover The Classic History of the Diplomacy and Warfare in the Dynamics of Five Nation Iroquois Longhouse contending with Delaware Algonquin amidst English and Dutch contending with French Montreal and with each contending with each other, creating today's New York! This book tells the story with academics and good writing and source material..Clean library copy.No pocket just small spine numbers and University of Manchester (England) book plate and withdrawn stamps otherwise clean and tight. Three Geese in Flight since 1977 offering the noble struggle for the west. From Numenor to Valley Forge. Wrapping with care and respect. First Edition. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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2 Benjamin Franklin Max Farrand The Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin A Restoration Of A "Fair Copy" By Max Farrand Hardcover
U.S.A. University Of California Press 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Blue Cloth Hardcover Very Good Clean 210 pp. Free of Writing NOT a library copy. Benjamin Franklin was a sort of "Merlin" to America, or New "Camelot" as J.F.K.'s America was called. Here we have Benjamin Franklin telling his own tale! Here in a unique 1949 First Edition published in cooperation with the Huntington Library First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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3 Benjamin Myer Brink Editor Olde Ulster Vol.1 November 1905 No.11 An Historical and Genealogical Magazine
Kingston New York Benjamin Myer Brink 1905 1st Edition Paperback Fine 
Kingston New York: Benjamin Myer Brink, 1905. Book. Fine. Wrappers. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Original 1905 Gray Card Stock Covers. Collectible condition. Rare Series from Kingston NewYork the old Dutch capital of New York in colonial times and burned by the British in the American Revolution as "The nest of every rebel" and where George Washington came to pay tribute to the brave town and greet the Mason lodge This issue "Bill of Sale for a Negro Boy" and "The Earliest Israelites in the Esopus 1668" "Journal of Henry Pauling" "The Stone at the Grave of Thomas Chambers" More ads. Rare clean NOT a library copy.. First Edition. 
Price: 79.00 USD
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4 Bradbury Cort Lindahl The Geographic Mysteries Of Sir Francis Bacon
U.S.A. Bradbury Cort Lindahl 2016 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 
Original First Edition From Sir Francis Bacon, and Oak Island to the Knight Templars. Huge 447 pp B/W illus alignments and Renne Le Chateau. Aince 1977 we wrap first in brown paper First Edition. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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5 Bryan W.Ball The Seventh-Day Men Sabbatarians and Sabbatarianism in England and Wales, 1600-1800 Hardcover
England Oxford University Press 1994 First Edition Fine Black Hardcover Fine UnClipped Dust jacket Near Fine Near Fine 
First Edition 1994 Near Fine Hardcover Tight binding. Clean Pages 402 pp.past owners name of first free endpaper. Fine Dust Jacket Comprehensive study of the Christian worship of the Hebrew Shabbat that Yeshua/Jesus knew as the Sabbath as opposed to the Sunday worship. Fine collectible condition Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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6 Christine M. Miles Robert I.Goler Fraunces Tavern Museum A Toast To Freedom New York Celebrates Evacuation Day A Publication Commemorating the Bicentennial of the Evacuation of the British From New York City on November 25, 1783, at the end of the Revolutionary War
New York City Fraunces Tavern Museum 1984 First Edition Decorative Cover Large Card Stock Covers Very Good BlW Photos and Drawings 
Very Good Large Paperback.Decorative Card stock covers. 24 pp.. B/W Illus.The illustrated story and subsequent history of the celebration of the British Leaving at the end of the Revolutionary War New York and continuing up to the Centennial celebration in Manhattan!, This is the rare Fraunces Tavern exhibition of.Evacuation Day at their museum in lower Manhattan, Here with drawing of George Washington hugging Alexander Hamilton and bidding farewell address at that very tavern where the exhibition was held. (Fraunces went on to cook for Washington in the White House, and not fast food) Clean pages. A tiny tear on front cover, a touch of shelf wear else, clean unmarked and very good. NOT a library copy. Three Geese In Flight since 1977 celebrating the Revolutionary war fought for you and me. We wrap in brown paper before wrapping. First Edition. 
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7 D.W.S. Ryan Edited by Legends Of Newfoundland & Labrador
Cana Jesperson Press Limited 1990 First Edition Paperback Very Good Ish Humber 
Very Uncommon Newfoundland and Labrador First Edition Newfoundland Printed and Published Collection of Eight Mysterious Folklore Tales, by Eight authors from these Northern Atlantic Provinces of Canada that have Viking remains and perhaps Irish Christian as well as Inuit and Beothuck and Micmac, Breton and English 69 pp. B/W Illus."Ghost Trail of White Eskimo" "Sheila Na Geira Pike""Pipers Creek" "The Coming of Ungava" Wonderful drawings by Isg Humber of these tales of wonder and history and where as here they intertwine. Shelf wear clean pages NOT a library copy which is rare for this little gem. First Edition. 
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8 Earl McElfresh American Battlefields Watercolor Map Series The-Battlefields-Of-Saratoga New York 1777 Slipcased
U.S.A. McElfresh Map Co. 1997 First American Edition Paperback Very Good Foldout Color Map 
Very Good Clean Foldout Color Map of The Battle Of Saratoga in New York During the Revolutionary War. Actually won by General Philip Schuyler as opposed to General Gates who received the Lion's share of the credit. Here beautiful frame-able. Comes in Green Card stock folder. NOT a library copy. Wrapped with care since 1977 First Edition. 
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9 Editors Curt F. Waldmann, Suzanne Carlson, Rex Weeks, Deb Twigg, Terry J. Deveau, Charles Bailet Who Built The Newport Tower? The Cartographic Evidence NEARA JOURNAL VOLUME 38 NUMBER 2 WINTER 2004
U.S.A. New England Antiquities Research Association 2004 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Very Good+ Condition of NEARA Vol. 38 No.2 Winter 2004 47 pp. B/W Illus. Photos. Original Issue in Very Good condition. except for a very small barely noticeable closed tear at the very top of front cover and a little smudging on inside of front cover clean, tight and nice. NOT a library copy. Seven essays Including an early Map study of evidence of the round tower of Newport Rhode Island called a "Norman Villa" Also "American Stonehenge" "Spanish Hill" by Deb Twigg, so much in here also book reviews Wrapping with care as only an independent small bookseller in business since 1977 can do First Edition. 
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10 Editors Glenn Kreisberg, Suzanne Carlson, James L. Guthrie, Nicholas Newman, Charles F. Herberger NEARA JOURNAL VOLUME NUMBER 2 WINTER, 2013 Mission Malta Exploring The Sound And Energy Properties in Ancient Architecture
Maine NEARA 2013 First Edition Paperback Fine 
Fine Condition Original Complete Edition of the NEARA JOURNAL VOLUME NUMBER 2 WINTER, 2013 Clean 47 pp. free of any writing or marks B/W Photos, Maps, Drawings.. Six complete essays i.e. " Mission Malta Exploring The Sound And Energy Properties in Ancient Architecture" by Glenn Kreisberg on the acoustics in Megalithic sites and the amazing science here the focus on the womb site of Malta! Also "Where is Kvenland" a Norse mystery Suzanne Carlson and "American Stonehenge" or ("Mystery Hill") by Nicholas Newman. Also "Pioneer Valley" near Sturbridge Village! Like new! Sturdy binding Limited printing 
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11 Emerson W.Baker The Devil of Great Island Witchcraft And Conflict In Early New England Hardcover
U.S.A. Palgrave 2007 First Edition Fine Hardcover and Fine UnClipped Dust Jacket Fine Fine 
Fine First Edition Fine Dust Jacket Colonial New England Witchcraft other than Salem. Fascinating Algonquin beliefs and history interacting with colonial Witch beliefs Like new 244 pp. No writing NOT a library copy. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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12 Eugene T. Petersen France At MacKinac A Pictorial Record Of French Life and Culture 1715-1760
U.S.A. Mackinac State Historic Parks, 1968 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Very Good First Edition 38 pp. b/w Photo and drawins and map of the French Colonial Life of the Eighteenth century soldier and the Woman on the post from 1715-1760 Vlean pages a little edge wear on rear card stock cover. Tight no writing or underlines.A window in French on the Great lakes in the French and Indian wars era. Nicely done. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Frances A. Yates Astraea The Imperial Theme In The Sixteenth Century
England Ark Paperback 1985 First Thus Paperback Very Good 
Very Good Trade Paperback 233 pp. Clean pages A little shelf wear small tear on end paper. No writing NOT a library copy.Frances Yates offers a window into the Alchemy and Rosicrucian in the Elizabethan age. Here the stars and the mysticism of Queen Elizabeth's world. B/W plates. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14 Frances Hill Hunting For Witches A Visitor's Guide To The Salem Witch Trials
U. S. A. Commonwealth Books 2006 Fourth American Edition Paperback Fine 
U. S. A.: Commonwealth Books, 2006. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. Fourth American Edition. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. Trade Paperback Illustrated Near Fine Clean Condition. Written by a scholar this guide is great to read for history and as a guide to the physical environment of Salem Witch Story so you dont get sucked into tourist traps and foolish distractions. Here is the real deal and where to see it.. 
Price: 21.31 USD
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15 Geert H.M. Claassens King Arthur In The Medieval Low Countries
Netherlands Leuven Univrsity Press 2000 First Edition Paperback Fine 
Fine Condition Original Wrap Around European Dust Jacket Paperback Clean Collectible 272 pp.Rare Academic study from the Netherlands on all the Low Country Arthurian, Merlin, and Grail texts with a description of all the stories. Least known of the major countries contributing Arthurian texts this is finally changing. The story "Roman von Walewein" where Gawain, or "Walewein" much like in his "Green Knight" challenge bravely follows a Flying Chess set to retrieve it for Arthur, has in my mind's eye, one of the most ferocious fight scenes between a Knight and a Dragon, or as J.R.R. Tolkien celebrates, 'hero and monster', ever written. Besides concise retelling every Dutch Arthurian, and historical and textual commentary. This study is in Fine clean condition. no writing NOT a library copy. Wonderful color medieval manuscript illustration on the cover. Very hard to find printed and published in Holland in English like new. three Geese in Flight Celtic and Arthurian books since 1977 and wrapping each book first in brown paper First Edition. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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16 George T. Hunt The Wars Of The Iroquois A Study In Intertribal Trade Relations
U.S.A. University of Wisconsin Press 1972 Fourth Edition Paperback Fine 
Fine Clean Trade Paperback 209 pp.Excellent examination of the Five Nations with the Great Lakes nations, so much in here that is fascinating is overlooked by the more well know. Fine clean collectible shape 
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17 George W. Browne The St. Lawrence River
New York Weathervane 1985 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
Near Fine Clean hardcover Near Fine Completely intact Dust Jacket 365 pp. NO writing NOT a library copy. I find this a more usable edition than the old 1900s more often than not fragile edition. Here we have one of the most interesting Heroic ages of North America , the four way struggle between the Five Nations Iroquois and the Algonquins and the French in Quebec and Montreal and the English and Dutch in Albany. Then the when spins and you have the nascent Thirteen colonies all this swirls around Medieval French Fort Chambly, Quebec, Montreal Ticonderoga English Crown Point and Mohawks and Lenape All here with photos. Clean NOT a library copy[removed][removed] Dust jacket present. 
Price: 33.00 USD
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18 George W. Browne The St. Lawrence River Historical Legendary Picturesque Hardcover
New York Weathervane 1985 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
Near Fine Clean hardcover Near Fine Completely intact Dust Jacket 365 pp. NO writing NOT a library copy. I find this a more usable edition than the old 1900s more often than not fragile edition. Here we have one of the most interesting Heroic ages of North America , the four way struggle between the Five Nations Iroquois and the Algonquins and the French in Quebec and Montreal and the English and Dutch in Albany. Then the when spins and you have the nascent Thirteen colonies all this swirls around Medieval French Fort Chambly, Quebec, Montreal Ticonderoga English Crown Point and Mohawks and Lenape All here with photos. Clean NOT a library copy[removed][removed][removed][removed] Dust jacket present. 
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19 Harry T.Peters Currier & Ives Printmakers to the American People Special Edition Hardcover
New York Doubleday, Doran & Co, inc 1942 First Thus Hardcover Very Good+ 
Very Good+ Large Color Illustrated Anthology of Famous and some little known Color prints of Currier and Ives. Clean pages. NOT a library copy [xvi] text and 189 Color and B/W full page Currier 7 Ives prints. History, biography and gallery. Some well known like the horse drawn sled in snow and others like the Ironclad gunboat battle in Civil war little seen and great bear fight with pioneer! This is the Special Edition of 1942 Embossed cover and floral design. Large quarto. Clean NOT a library copy. Clean handsome copy. Since 1977 we wrap our books first in brown paper to protect the cover 
Price: 35.00 USD
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BURNING OF ROYALTON, VERMONT BY INDIANS  Original 1906 Edition, Ivah Dunklee
20 Ivah Dunklee BURNING OF ROYALTON, VERMONT BY INDIANS Original 1906 Edition
Boston Geo. H. Ellis Co., Printers 1906 First American Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
Original 1906 BURNING OF ROYALTON, VERMONT BY INDIANS First Edition 88 pp. B/W Illus photos bound in Card Stock Covers with painting of Native Mohawk and stone headed War club in red and green. Very Good+ clean pages. Small tear on bottom of front cover and a little one where rear cover touches spine. Spine very good. NOT a library copy NO writing. This Card stock 1906 edition has great advertisements for Chocolate and coffee. But the historical heart of the book is a treasure. Account of a Caughnawaga Mohawk raid down into Vermont. Also includes actual Zadock Steele's Captivity Narrative as well. Accounts of Mohawk kindness and cruelty, Militia the same. A rare product of this Revolutionary War Frontier event! This is inscribed in pencil to G.A. Ainsworth. Handsome clean copy. Since 1977 wrapping with care. First Edition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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21 J. K. Foran Jeanne Mance or the Angel of the Colony. Foundress of the Hotel-Dieu Hospital Montreal Pioneer Nurse of North America. 1642-1673. Original Hardcover
Montreal The Herald Press, 1931 First Edition Hardcover Fine 
Fine Collectible Condition First Edition 1931 Blue Hardcover Gilt Spine Titles and Cover 192 pp. Frontis and B/W Plates, Photos. The Mystical heart of North America was and is, "Montreal." Also know by "Ville-Marie" and by the Mohawks as "Holchelaga" Here is her history and founding told here in the life and times of Jeanne Mance, The Catholic orders little heard come alive here as do the French wars with the Iroquois. Fine clean tight condition. NO writing, NOT a library copy. Great photos of Seventeenth century drawings architecture. Since 1977 we wrap our books first in brown paper to protect the cover First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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22 John Alexander Buckland The Wiechquaeskeck Indians Of Southeastern Connecticut In The Seventeenth Century
U. S. A. Heritage Press 2002 First American Edition Paperback Fine 
U. S. A.: Heritage Press, 2002. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Trade Paperback Clean Condition NOT a library copy. Focus on Algonquin woodland 'Indians' of Connecticut and Long Island and their wars and trades with the English and Dutch. B/W illus. Like new. First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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23 Miller, Marla R Betsy Ross and the Making of America
U.S.A. Henry Holt and Co. 2010 0805082972 / 9780805082975 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
Henry Holt and Co..Fine Hardcover Fine Collectible Dust Jacket Clean 467 pp. NOT a library copy.First Book Club Edition. Unfortunately "revisionism" is the jaded mans stimulation. Only in cliché are women spoke of in the American Revolution and no bigger cliché is Betsy Ross. But she was not a cliche.. Really insightful to see woman as rebels as human and as American. Her interactions with George Washington are very interesting.Great book. Wonderful gift too . Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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History of the City of New York in the Seventeenth Century Original Two Volume First Edition Hardcover Set Vol.1 New Amsterdam Vol.2 New York Under The Stuarts, Mrs Schuyler Van Rensselaer
24 Mrs Schuyler Van Rensselaer History of the City of New York in the Seventeenth Century Original Two Volume First Edition Hardcover Set Vol.1 New Amsterdam Vol.2 New York Under The Stuarts
New York Macmillan 1909 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
Beautiful Original Two Volume Red Hardcover Set in Excellent Clean Near Fine condition. NO Book Plates NO writing NOT library copies. Only issue keeping it from 'fine' is the typical distress in old Macmillan books in the inside paper gutter here in Vol.1. But solid tight bindings. Vol.1. 533 pp. Vol.2. 640 pp. From the discovery to the English conquest and rule .Interactions with the native Lenape. and Munsee..Very Comprehensive. Written by a descendant of the Dutch colonists from the famed Schuyler family of Albany and Alexander Hamilton. Written with early historical research work and actual family knowledge. Three Geese In Flight Books since 1977. SALE First Edition. 
Price: 199.00 USD
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25 Nathaniel Sylvester Historical Sketches Of Northern New York and the Adirondack Wilderness
U.S.A. Harbor Hill Books 1973 4th Edition Paperback 
Good+ dusky but clean pages NOT a library copy NO writing in book. Great one volume history of the history and struggle of the Adirondack mountain corridor from the beginning French and Indian war to the revolution. Included is the "Legend of The Diamond Rock" the rare mysterious quartz cairn called "Diamond Rock' near Albany and the Hudson river that has a place from before the before. Here it's legend is given. 
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26 Nathaniel Sylvester Historical Sketches Of Northern New York and the Adirondack Wilderness
U.S.A. Harbor Hill Books 1973 4th Edition Paperback 
Good+ dusky but clean pages NOT a library copy NO writing in book. Great one volume history of the history and struggle of the Adirondack mountain corridor from the beginning French and Indian war to the revolution. Included is the "Legend of The Diamond Rock" the rare mysterious quartz cairn called "Diamond Rock' near Albany and the Hudson river that has a place from before the before. Here it's legend is given. 
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27 Nicholas Popper Walter Ralegh's History Of The World And The Historical Culture Of The Late Renaissance Hardcover
U.S.A. The University of Chicago Press 2012 First Edition Fine Hardcover and Fine UnClipped Dust Jacket Fine Fine 
Fine Hardcover Fine Unclipped Dust Jacket Clean Pages NOT a library copy. A 348 pp. study of English Renaissance history John Dee influenced Sir Walter Raleigh's history. A lot of mysticism hidden under the surface. Druidism influenced the idea of "Parliament" in Raleigh's history. 'Atlantis, Rosicrucian,Kabbalah,El Dorado, Ethiopia are all here discussed in Raleigh's history and hiding it from King James. The founder of Jamestown believed it seems in Prince Madoc and King Arthur coming west .This has excer pts of Raleigh's history and is a discussion of the hidden subtext. Collectible condition with illus. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 69.00 USD
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28 Rabbi I. Harold Sharfman Jews On The Frontier An Account of Jewish Pioneers and Settlers in Early Accounts Hardcover
Illinois Regency 1977 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
First Edition Clean Very Good 337 pp.Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket B/W Photos and Illus.NOT a library copy,. Light handling wear to price clipped jacket else solid tight and very good! Fantastic exciting scholarly study of Jews in the French and Indian war and the Revolutionary War. Jewish fur traders among the Quakers in Pennsylvania Iroquois working with Hebrews in the wilderness. Notes, bibliography.Many b/w photos, drawings, documents Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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29 Rowse, A. L The Elizabethans and America
Harper First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Harper. Hardcover. First English Edition Very Good Hardcover and Good+ Dust Jacket NOT Price clipped NOT a library copy. 221 pp. Clean pages Jacket has some light creases along leading edges and few small chips here and there but a very nice copy far better than than usual, Cornishmen A.L.Rowse is a lively and respected historian. here we have some interesting aspects only a Celt might sympathetically add. The Scottish progressive colony of Alexander in Canada and the Welsh Canadian colony of Vaughn and a friend of Raleigh. Great stuff and handsome with small jacket flaws. Great cover painting of Elizabeth in front of map of Spanish Main. Since 1977 reading what we sell . Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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30 Skinner Auction House Skinner Americana Sale 1434 March 21, 1992 Bolton Auction catalog
Massachusetts Skinner 1992 Paperback Near Fine 
Near Fine Skinner Americana Sale 1434 March 21, 1992 Bolton Auction Illustrated Catalog With Prices. Here is a jaw dropping b/w illustrated collection of Colonial Americana that went on sale in 1992 at famed Skinner Auction House.A few examples George Washington autograph letters, Paul Revere autograph tobias lear colonial silver pine furniture chippendale mahogany side chair rugs rocking horse clocks on and on with prices. Clean Near Fine condition. NOT a library copy First Edition. 
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