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Rare American History Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

America has a rich and vibrant history, so it is only appropriate that the Biblio Rare Book Room has a fantastic selection of rare American history books. From biographies of famous and influential American politicians to books on inspiring Civil War battles, there is something for everyone in the Biblio Rare Book Room. The rare American history books section not only includes books, but famous maps, proclamations, and other ephemera as well that will surely increase the value of your rare and antique book collection.

American Homestead Autumn by Currier & Ives

12" x 9" lithograph, frame-ready....

From Mighty Pen Books


American Homestead Summer by Currier & Ives

12" x 9" lithograph, frame-ready....

From Mighty Pen Books


A Home in the Wilderness by Currier & Ives

12" x 9" lithograph, frame-ready....

From Mighty Pen Books


The Annals of America by Adler, Mortimer J.; Van Doren, Charles, et al, Editors

Chicago: The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1976. This handsome, complete 20-volume set is in Fine condition. Most volumes appear to be unread. It also includes an oversized Near-Fine paperback, Introduction. This Introduction volume also contains the Contents ...

From Grimalkin Books


Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy

Inaugural Presentation Edition. Brand new, never opened. Presented in original presentation case. Small octavo, 266 pages. Blue leather cover, gilt title on spine and front cover, all edges gilt. Special inaugural edition, inscribed with the following: "T...

From Sunshine Canyon Booksellers


The Roadside Mill by Currier & Ives

12" x 9" lithograph, frame-ready.(((NOTE FROM SELLER: ERROR IN LISTING: BIBLIO IS RE-SETTING: THE ASKING PRICE IS $2,100)))...

From Mighty Pen Books


La Géographie du temps by Du Val, Pierre

Very good. Decorated gilt back with 5 raised bands, red morocco label, gilt dentelles, marbled edges. Gilt and hand-coloured title pages. Complete text, 312 pp. and 51 hand-coloured maps and 10 hand-coloured and occasionally silver/gilt blazons / coats-of...

From Caelestica Rare Books


The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Memorial Edition; Containing his Autobiography, Notes on Virginia, etc by Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

20 volumes. Volume 1: xxiv+492 pages with plates, tables and two foldout facsimiles of Jefferson's draft of the Declaration of Independence. Volume 2: xlxii+450 with plates and tables. Volume 3: xx+494 pages with plates, tables and three foldout facsimile...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB


Declaration of Independence Stereotyped Broadside Published By Prentiss Whitney and The Boston Bewick Company 1835 by Whitney, Prentiss; Thomas Jefferson (Author); Boston Bewick Company (Engraving)

Boston, MA: Prentiss Whitney / Boston Bewick Company, 1835. Broadside. Fine. 26 x 21 x 1.0. "Paper on cloth backing, hand-colored, covered with a thin ancient layer of protective lacquer or varnish. No folds or tears. Short wrinkles on the untaut pape...

From BookScene


Narratives of Empire Collection, Burr, Lincoln, 1876, Empire, Hollywood, Washington D. C., The Golden Age by Gore Vidal

Narratives of Empire Collection: 7 Novels. Burr, Lincoln, 1876, Empire, Hollywood, Washington D. C., The Golden AgeA literary Collection or narrative work that is made up of seven distinct works. Published between 1967 and 2000, all 7 are historical no...



Manners, Culture and Dress of the Best American Society, Including Social, Commercial and Legal Forms, Letter Writing... by Wells, Richard A

Springfield, MA & Des Moines, Iowa, King, Richardson, 1890. First Edition. Hard Cover. 502 pages, illustrations; 20 cm. Title continues: Invitations, &c., also Valuable Suggestions on Self Culture and Home Training by Richard A. Wells. Introducti...

From The Owl at the Bridge



Acton, MA: Tapestry Press. 1996. Hardcover. 9781568881676 . Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edgewear; B&W Illustrations; 280 pages . ...

From Gibson's Books


The Story of the Constitution by Bloom, Sol

Washington, D.C.: U.S. Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission, 1937. A classic in constitutional studies, first published in 1937 in honor of the 150th anniversary of the creation of the U.S. Constitution. Very Good, boards lightly rubbed at the extremi...

From Dale Steffey Books


George Washington in Two Volumes by Ford, Worthington Chauncey (W.C.)

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. Memorial edition. Limited edition number 958 (out of 1,250 copies printed, a rare item.) Marbelized boards with blue leather corners and spine trimmed in two rows of gilt along all three marlbelized edges. B...

From Charity Bookstall


Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress at the Commencement of the Second Session of the Thirty-Fifth Congress, Volume I [House of Representatives, 35th Congress, 2d session, Ex. Doc. No. 2] by Buchanan, James

Washington: James B. Steedman, Printer, 1858. Volume I only. Near Very Good condition (see photos). A square, reasonably tight copy. Inner hinges are perfectly sound. Wear to the corners and spine ends, with one small chip at the rear hinge (see photo...

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