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Lake George and Lake Champlain the War Trail of the Mohawk Original 1910 Hardcover

By: W.Max Reid

Price: $100.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Putnam: 1910

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 013137

Condition: Good


U. S. A.: Putnam, 1910. Book. Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Original 1910 Hardcover From the color fold out maps of lake Champlain and Crown Point to the epic of Ticonderoga and secret tunnels in Crown Point. The Black robes and the Mohawks, The French and Indian war and the Revolution are here in stone and story. Great b/w photos and text in this large epic of the Mohawk war trail. If you loved the Last of the Mohegans. and you were here in a past life you will find yourself at home here. A little age wear and few rubs on the cover but this first... View more info

The Roll Call Of The Iroquois Chiefs A Study Of A Mnemonic Cane From The Six Nations Reserve (With 12 Plates)

By: W.N. Fenton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oshwekan, Iroqrafts: 1983

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 6590

Condition: Fine


Amazing 73 pp +10 page B/W Photo and Drawing Filled study of the Sophisticated Protocol of the Fifty Council Chiefs of the Long House and their inherited titles. Here the Carved notch in the cane or scepter is laid out and illustrated in a fold out illustrated example plus photos of numerous carved examples with their Ogham like memory notched. History and text by noted scholar of Iroquois studies William Fenton. Fine clean shape published outside Six Nations Reserve in Ontario in the brilliant Iroquois series of Iroqrafts publications..Fine clean condition NOT a library copy.Three Geese In Fl... View more info

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Peter Buchan and Other Papers On Scottish and English Ballads And Songs Original 1915 Limited Edition

By: Walker, William

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Aberdeen, D.Wyllie & Son: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SKU1000072

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Clean First Limited 1915 Edition Hardcover Limited to 108 Hand Numbered Copies. Number '94' With Authors initial. Published in Aberdeen Scotland 292 pp. Clean pages. NOT a library copy. Wonderful price. Since 1977 we wrap our Celtic studies first in brown paper before packing First Edition. View more info

Voices On The River The Story of The Mississippi Waterways (Hardcover)

By: Walter Havighurst

Price: $15.64

Publisher: U. S. A., Macmillan: 1964

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 012412

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: Macmillan, 1964. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good Hardcover with Very Good Dust Jacket. Comprehensive study of the steamship and the men who piloted, built and played cards on them. b/w illus. The paddle boats, Mark Twain, river boats. Card playing, gambling games Great clean shape.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

A Voyage Of Discovery To the Southern Parts Of Norumbega Including the Places Names Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard And The Elizabeth Islands

By: Warner F. Gookin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edgartown, Massachusetts, Dukes Counry Historical Society: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6518

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Clean 20 pp. Card stock Covers First Edition Printed and Published in Martha's Vineyard Norumbega the ancient New England. here are translations on Norumbega from explorer Bartholomew Gosnold and 1602 a section of "Archer's Relation" reference to Algonquin dressed in Irish style "Trews" More Map of the Vineyard. Important to explore Precolumbian Irish and Viking Norumbega! Original 1950 publication of the Dukes County Historical Society. Clean free of writing. NOT a library copy only a ink stain on top of front cover else fine. Hard to find Since 1977 Five Star Custo... View more info

Diedrich Knickerbocker's History Of New York Hardcover

By: Washington Irving

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1940

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 015746

Condition: Fine


New York: Heritage Press, 1940. Book. Illus. by Original Lithographs Don Freeman. Fine. Hardcover. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover Linen Boards Blue Spine Title and Cover Patch. Clean pages. NOT a library book. No writing or underlines. Basically a fantasy history of New Netherlands.Dutch New York by native New Yorker Washington Irving author of Rip Van Winkle and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Wonderful lithographs by Don Freeman. Excellent condition from a personal collection. One of the first American Satire fantasy novels of New Amsterdam Hudson valley.. First Edit... View more info

The Sketch-Book Of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. The Author's Revised Edition ( F.S.Coburn Frontis Illustration)

By: Washington Irving

Price: $68.00

Publisher: New York, G.P.Putnam: 0

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 016660

Condition: Very Good+


New York: G.P.Putnam Book. Illus. by F.S.Coburn. Very Good+. Hardcover. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good+ The Sketch-Book Of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. The Author's Revised Edition. Frontis with tissue Famed Victorian artist "Here they used to sit in the shade through a long, lazy summer's day" From an oil painting by F.S.Coburn . G.P. Putnam Knickerbocker Press Tan linen boards leather title patch on spine gilt trim. Tight, excellent condition N/D. Clean NOT a library copy. Still brilliant. It amazes how surprised England was that this work of literature came from Ame... View more info

Our Knowledge Is Not Primitive: Decolonizing Botanical Anishinaabe Teachings (The Iroquois and Their Neighbors)

By: Wendy Geniusz

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Syracuse, Ny, Syracuse University Press: 2009-07

Seller ID: 015018

ISBN: 0815632045

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover with Fine Dust Jacket First American Edition. 8vo.NOT a library copy. Excellent Clean condition inside and out and as is Dust Jacket.B/W Drawing of Anishinaabe medicinal plants and traditional healing mats. Great study of the herbal texts that have come before as well as now. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Snake Gold

By: White, Hervey

Price: $34.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The Macmillan Co: 1935

Seller ID: SKU1000103

Condition: Very Good


The Macmillan Co. Hardcover. B002YG74UW Hardcover Very Good and Very Good Mylar Protected Dust Jacket 1935 Clean great shape with Howard Pyle like color painting on cover. Gold treasure in the American southwest by this Woodstock New York founder at Byedcliffe . Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

George Washington A Life Hardcover

By: Willard Sterne Randall

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Henry Holt: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015187

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Henry Holt, 1997. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Collectible Hardcover with Fine Dust Jacket. Excellent condition. The flame on a hill that has guided dreams of freedom since 1775 is due to the vision and strength of George Washington. here is why. Like new book and jacket. Stated "First Edition" Number line beginning with "1". Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Naval Documents Of The American Revolution 1775-1776 Volume 3 Original Hardcover

By: William Bell Clark Editor George Washingron Dr.Ezra Stiles Esek Hopkins Stephen Moylan Henry Knox Richard Montgomery Jonathan Glover Lord Stirling Henry Laurens

Price: $40.00

Publisher: U. S. A., U.S.Government Printing Office: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 015034

Condition: Very Good+


U. S. A.: U.S.Government Printing Office, 1968. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good+ Original Thick Blue Hardcover. Clean pages NOT a library copy.1486pp Primary documents, letters from the Revolutionary War as it was being fought day by day at sea and in Congress. Letters from Ezra Stiles on the Cannons at Ticonderoga. George Washington to John Hancock on forming the Marines, Master's log of H.M.Nautilus. Philip Schuyler lettersMaps. Painting of Ezra Hopkins. Original sketch of the American ship Privateer Washington. Publish... View more info

The Day Is Ours: How a Ragged Rebel Army Stood the Storm and Saved the Revolution

By: William Dwyer

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Adult: 1983

Seller ID: 013072

ISBN: 0670114464

Condition: Fine


Collectible Near Fine Hardcover and Near Fine Dust Jacket NOT Price Clipped. NOT a library copy. Viking, 1983. First American Edition. 8vo. How Americans at the very end of hope turned around at Princeton and Trenton. Three Huzzahs George Washington for his very real vision of America a land of vision! Great book in great condition Hardcover and dust jacket NOT price clipped NOT a library book. Since 1977 we pack with care. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Religions of Japan Original First Edition Hardcover

By: William Elliot Griffis

Price: $43.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner: 1895

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 013323

Condition: Very Good


New York: Charles Scribner, 1895. Ex-Library. Very Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original Hardcover Edition. The history and philosophy of Japanese religion. Myth, Folklore, Shinto, Zen, Window into the clear goldfish pond. This a handsome green hardcover in original bindings. It is a great price because of the ex-library pocket in back of book and the white small sticker on spine. Otherwise it is in really great condition. Clean tight and bright. A treasure box, great noble gift.. First Edition. View more info

Jane McCrea and Her Contemporaries The Fitch Papers Old Fort Edward Before 1800 Addenda Part Two

By: William H.Hill Edited

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Fort Edward N.Y., Privately Printed: 1957

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 011910

Condition: Fine


Fort Edward N.Y.: Privately Printed, 1957. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Original Trade Paperback Yellow Covers. NOT a library Book. Local lore and geneology and stone inscriptions for Jane McCrae Addenda to the fabulous "Old Fort Edward" of French and Indian war fame as well as Revolutionary war staging ground. This clean fine condition 99pp. book has local Fort Edward history pieces, geneology and the "Fitch Papers Jane McCrea and her Contemporaries" Primary documents and letters about the incident. Highlander a... View more info

O-WE-NAH A Legend of Lake Eldridge and 16 Other Iroquois Indian Legends

By: William Heidt, Jr Francis D.Bowman

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ithica New York, Historical Society of Tompkins County: 1971

Edition: Third American Edition

Seller ID: 011511

Condition: Fine


Ithica New York: Historical Society of Tompkins County, 1971. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. Third American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Condition Clean pages NOT a library copy. Collection of Iroquois Oral lore Adapted Tompkins County Historian relating to the Seneca and the legends surrounding their home. 'The Peace Queen', the Thunderers','Legend of the Star Maiden'' the maid of the mist'. The Great Serpent and the horseshoe Niagra falls' 'Legend of the Tree of Silver Arrows' more, great shape, uncommon Ithaca New York.Great telling of the storytellers arrivals View more info

The Hyde Manuscript : Capt. Wm. Hyde's observations of the Five Nations of Indians of New Yorke, 1698. American Scene Volume VI. No. 2

By: William Hyde; D J Herda; Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oklahoma, Gilcrease Institute: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 66783

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Clean 20 pp. B/W Illus. Maps. Photos Amazing Window in 17th Century Mohawk and other Longhouse Nations Birth, Divorce, Battle customs, etc by a British officer stationed near Schenectady his observations. Mohawks leave their war-clubs behind near a warrior they kill (According to the British soldier) Maps 18th century sketches. Very Good shape a little loss along the edge but clean tight and little know Three Geese In Flight Since 1977 First Edition. View more info

The Canadian Frontier 1534-1760

By: William J. Eccles

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Holt Rinehart Winston: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 874716899

ISBN: 0826307051

Condition: Fine


First Edition Hardcover Fine Clean Hardcover Near Fine Dust jacket. Clean 233 pp. Maps Tight binding Jacket price snipped and tiny chip at leading edge. From the earliest North American explorers to the Jesuits and hidden templar related orders in Montreal to the Mohawk and french and Algonquin wars. This fine history told from the Canadian perspective screams out for popcorn. Great copy too Wrapping with care since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

A Tale Of Two Passes: An Inquiry Into Certain Alpine Literature Hardback

By: William L. Putnam

Price: $39.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Light Technology: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016614

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Light Technology, 2008. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Fine First Edition Hardcover and Fine Collectible Dust Jacket Not Price cut. NOT a library copy. Large clean remarkable that at once captures the ancient Celtic and Roman Alpine spirit energy of the Mont Cenis and Great Saint Bernard Alpine trail passes. The cover has a dragon in the snowy shape of the Alp pass. Earth forces and the Alpine roads mix with ancient history and climbing by a Alpine historian. Uncommon in collectible condition. NOT a library copy. . Dust jacket present. First Editi... View more info

Black Indians A Hidden Heritage Hardcover

By: William Loren Katz

Price: $28.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Atheneum: 1986

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 012889

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: Atheneum, 1986. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 5th or later Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good Hardcover And Near Very Good Dust Jacket Excellent photo filled history of Africans and African Americans who lived among and married Native Americans. The Maroons lived among the Seminole close to native culture. Very good for genealogy African Americans Native tribal ancestry. Great photos and info. Very good shape. Tiny chips on dust jacket but is still very nice. Hardcover clean and tight NOT a library copy. Great photos and genealogy. Dust jacket present. View more info

The Story Of John Peter Zenger Defender Of Freedom Of The Press

By: William Lynn McCracken

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Zenger Memorial New York: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 013077

Condition: Good


New York: Zenger Memorial New York, 1977. Book. Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Printing Original B/W 11pp.NOT a library copy. Illustrated Zenger Memorial At Federal Hall Publication History with Facsimile Documents of John Peter Zenger and his successful fight for Freedom of the Press in New York City before the American Revolution. This important colonial legal case was the foundation for freedom of speech in the United States Facsimile page photo of the New York Weekly Journal where the case took place. Here published with memorial White sti... View more info

While the Music Lasts My Life in Politics William M.Bulger Hardcover

By: William M. Bulger

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014376

Condition: Very Good+


Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Dust Jacket. Excellent condition both book and jacket. No markings no writing in book Not a library book Price Clipped jacket. Great look into the politics and rough and tumble world of the Boston Irish 'Southie'. The 'Departed' film is mild next to this. First Edition. Great condition! Since 1977 offering Irish books in New York and several more years in Boston. We wrap first in brown paper to respect the book and you the book lover.. Dust... View more info

The Law Of the Sea hardcover

By: William McFee

Price: $19.12

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014573

Condition: Very Good


London: Faber & Faber, 1951. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Very Good First Edition Hardcover and Very Good Dust Jacket. Beautiful blue maritime dust jacket.Clean pages. NOT a library book. Tight binding. History of the rule of law at sea. From ancient Rome to colonial privateering to Dutch and English maritime trade. Written for lover of history and the international rule of law.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

A History Of American Graphic Humor Volume I (1747-1865)

By: William Murrell

Price: $40.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Whitney Museum of American Art: 1933

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 013528

Condition: Near Very Good


Vol. 1 ONLY of a 2 Vol. Set. U. S. A.: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1933. Book. Near Very Good. Large Hardcover. First American Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Original Hardcover with Dust jacket NOT a reprint. NOT a library copy. This is the First Edition Whitney Museum of American Art First Edition The book of political and social satire and humor is filled with early examples of American wit and artistic talent Large quarto. The dust jacket is Fair+ present but the jacket has large chips.The hardcover book itself is in quite good shape with some age darkening on the upper ... View more info

William Fenton: Selected Writings

By: William N. Fenton

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.s.a., University of Nebraska Press: 2009-12

Seller ID: 015691

ISBN: 0803216076

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo Clean 375 pp An anthology essays on Iroquois Folklore , history, also Iroquois Cosmology and 'Hyde de Neuville portraits also the return of Wampum belts, book reviews, Iroquois conferences so much. Like New. First Edition. View more info

Symposium On Cherokee And Iroquois Culture The Iroquois Fortunetellers and Their Conservative Influence

By: William N. Fenton and John Gulick Edited

Price: $29.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Smithsonian Instituition: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016085

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: Smithsonian Instituition, 1961. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. Vergbb Clean Internally Condition Collection of Academic Essays on Six Nation Haudenasaunee and Cherokee Iroquois studies. No writing or underlines NOT a library book.Some of the treasures within "Iroquois-Cherokee Linguistic Relations" Floyd G.Lounsbury "Cultural Compositions of the Handsome Lake Religion" Anthony F.C.Wallace "The Iroquois Fortunetellers and their conservative Influence" Annemarie Shimony More Iroquois magic, Cherokee magic many more Collectible Great condition. Fi... View more info

Symposium On Local Diversity In Iroquois Culture 'Concepts of Land Ownership among the Iroquois'

By: William N. Fenton Edited

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Smithsonian Instituition: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012262

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: Smithsonian Institution, 1951. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original Near Fine First Edition Excellent assortment of eight scholarly essays. 'Iroquois Women, then and now' Martha Champion Randall' 'Local Diversity in Iroquois music and Dance' Gertrude Kurath 'The Religion of Handsome Lake 'The Feast Of the Dead' William Fenton 'Concepts of Land Ownership among the Iroquois' George Snyderman more. Good clean shape. NOT a library copy. First Edition. View more info

Canadian Folk-Life And Folk-Lore Original 1887 Hardcover

By: William Parker Greenough

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U. S. A., N.Y & London: George H.Richmond: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005524

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: N.Y & London: George H.Richmond, 1897. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1897 Green Hardcover. NOT a library copy. Three Color Embossed forest cover designs This is considered among the very best Folk-lore of French Quebec written in English. Some of it's settlers were from Normandy others from Brittany. Much of it's religious ritual and costume is as well. French Canadians, or Quebecois. Clean pages, cover Illustration bright. Bumped corners else near very good, . B/W drawings of Quebec folk life. Since 1977 packing with care a... View more info

The Witchcraft Hysteria Of Salem Town and Salem Village in 1692 The Complete Touring Companion & Historical Guide Commemorative 1692-Issue-1992

By: William Story and Arthur Venditti

Price: $15.84

Publisher: Salem Village, Salem Witch Trials Tercentary: 1992

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 015756

Condition: Fine


Salem Village: Salem Witch Trials Tercentary, 1992. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. Revised Edition. Fine Condition Collectible Original Salem Village Complete Touring Companion and Historical Guide. Clean pages NOT a library copy. Commemorative 1692- Issue-1992 B/W line drawings of original Puritan Witch houses. Map and Touring companion and history . View more info

Tom Moore's Bermuda Poems

By: William Zuill

Price: $14.20

Publisher: Bermuda, The Bermuda Book Stores: 1965

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 006663

Condition: Fine


Bermuda: The Bermuda Book Stores, 1965. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. Third Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Beloved Irish poet adventure and poetry of Bermuda! Includes his poems and writing and photos of his places there! Actually published in Bermuda. Attractive cover too. Portrait drawing of Moore. Green covers real treasure and collectible. Clean NOT a library copy. View more info

Earthenware Of The New York Aborigines Bulletin Of The New York State Museum Vol.5 No.22 October 1898 ORIGINAL FIRST 1898 EDITION

By: William. M. Beauchamp

Price: $89.00

Publisher: Albany, University Of The State Of New York: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5276

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Clean Condition 1898 First Edition.Tight no writing, and rare NOT a library copy.146 pp. plus 32 leaves of photos and drawings..Iroquois pottery .Helmeted faces, and Clan animals on clay pipes are shown but the Neolithic triangular designs on the square lip similar matriarchal triangular lines are seen in Megalithic chamber tombs in Ireland, Brittany and Spain.These visual symbolic female designs as reinforced by the living Clan mother succession Some light typical loss and distress to the spine is offset by the clean tight original condition free of writing or underlines covers int... View more info