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The Discovery of North America

By: Cumming, W.P.; Skelton, R.A.; Quinn, D.B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: American Heritage Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2079922


First American edition. 1972 Large Hardcover. 304 pp. A detailed account of nearly 1000 years of North American history, from its earliest discovery by Europeans through the settlement of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Includes contemporary accounts from explorers, as well as over 350 illustrations reproduced from original sources, most notably numerous maps (some in color). View more info

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America in 1492: The World of the Indian Peoples Before the Arrival of Columbus

By: Josephy, Jr., Alvin M.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 1993

Seller ID: 2200216


Rear wrapper edge rubbed, pages foxed. 1993 Trade Paperback. xi, 477 pp. When Columbus landed in 1492, the New World was far from being a vast expanse of empty wilderness: it was home to some seventy-five million people. They ranged from the Arctic to Tierra del Fuego, spoke as many as two thousand different languages, and lived in groups that varied from small bands of hunter-gatherers to the sophisticated and dazzling empires of the Incas and Aztecs. This brilliantly d... View more info

Image for The History of North America, in Twenty Volumes: Discovery and Exploration; The Indians of North America in Historic Times; The Colonization of the South; The Colonization of the Middle States and Maryland; The Colonization of New England; The Revolution; The Formation and Development of the Constitution; The Louisiana Purchase and the Westward Movement; Central America and Mexico; The Pacific Slope and Alaska; Canada and British North America; The Growth of the Nation, 1809 to 1837; The Growth of the Nation, 1837 to 1860; The Civil War from a Southern Standpoint; The Civil War: The National View; The Reconstruction Period; The Rise of the New South; The Development of the North since the Civil War; Prehistoric North America; Island Possessions of the United States (University Edition)

The History of North America, in Twenty Volumes: Discovery and Exploration; The Indians of North America in Historic Times; The Colonization of the South; The Colonization of the Middle States and Maryland; The Colonization of New England; The Revolution; The Formation and Development of the Constitution; The Louisiana Purchase and the Westward Movement; Central America and Mexico; The Pacific Slope and Alaska; Canada and British North America; The Growth of the Nation, 1809 to 1837; The Growth of the Nation, 1837 to 1860; The Civil War from a Southern Standpoint; The Civil War: The National View; The Reconstruction Period; The Rise of the New South; The Development of the North since the Civil War; Prehistoric North America; Island Possessions of the United States (University Edition)

By: Lee, Guy Carleton; Brittain, Alfred; Reed, George Edward; Thomas, Cyrus; McGee, W.J.; Hamilton, Peter Joseph; Jones, Frederick Robertson; James, Bartlett Burleigh; Veditz, C. William A.; Moran, Thomas Francis; Geer, Curtis M.; Fortier, Alcee; Ficklen, Jo

Price: $450.00

Publisher: George Barrie & Sons: 1903

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2267188


Limited edition, #817 of 1000 sets, printed for subscribers only. Spines and corners lightly rubbed and faded with leather drying a bit, rear hinge of first volume repaired. 1903 Half-Leather. Complete in twenty volumes. Original morocco spines and corners, paper over boards, gilt titles and rules. Illustrated with color frontispieces, facsimiles of original documents, maps, reproductions of portraits, etc. Includes: View more info

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1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

By: Mann, Charles C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2006

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2261009


8th printing. Light sticker adhesive on rear wrapper, faintly bumped. 2006 Trade Paperback. xiii, 541 pp. In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492. Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre-Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled in a pristine wilderness; rather, there were huge numbers of Indians who actively molded and... View more info

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The Oxford History of the American People

By: Morison, Samuel Eliot

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1965

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2263976


2nd printing. Spine faded, minor scuff on front board. 1965 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xxvii, [1], 1150, [8] pp. 8vo. Includes two sections of black & white photographs and illustrations. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full red morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had these rebound included his/her monogram on the corner of the front board: O.C.S. A political as... View more info

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Ancient Voyages to the Western Continent: Three Phases of History on the Coast of Maine

By: Sewall, Rufus King

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Knickerbocker Press / G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207834


First edition. Minor stain along top page ridge, tissue guard and fore-edge of a few pages lightly foxed, frontispiece just beginning to loosen. 1895 Hard Cover. ix, 79 pp. A late nineteenth century account of research into the history of exploration on the American continent, with chapters on rock writings found on the coast of Maine, evidence of Norse voyages to the area, and the advent of Christianity in the region. Includes a fold-out map of Maine's oyster banks (Gli... View more info

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The Discoveries of America to the Year 1525

By: Weise, Arthur James

Price: $32.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2084323


First edition. Boards rubbed with some loss from spine head & foot, spine a bit stained. One fold-out map still included in pocket inside rear board, other two missing. 1883 Hard Cover. xii, 380 pp. 8vo. An account of early American exploration by the Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English. Includes fold-out maps and nine maps in text. View more info