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Doctors in Blue : The Medical History of the Union Army in the Civil War, Adams, George Worthington
1 Adams, George Worthington Doctors in Blue : The Medical History of the Union Army in the Civil War
New York Schuman 1952 First Edition Cloth SIGNED by the Author
(1952). Near Fine in a Very Good+ dustjacket. Bound in full blue cloth. The spine is stamped in dark blue and gilt. Octavo. [xii] + 253pps. + 16 pages of photos. There is mild bumping to the tips and a previous owner's name is neatly penned in the upper corner of the ffep. Otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. No apparent reading wear. The dustjacket, glossy in a new mylar sleeve, has light rubbing wear at the extremities and along the folds and a couple of closed tears at the head of the spine; the original price is intact. SIGNED by the author -- without further inscription -- on a special tipped-in page. ".Based on extensive study of surgeons' reports, inspectors observations, soldier narratives and other first-hand materials, 'Doctors in Blue' fills a long glaring gap in the story of American medicine and the history of the American Civil War. Dr. Adams, already distinguished for research in Confederate experience, develops the subject of health and medical practice on the Union side with remarkable skill and balance. Disease, on the Northern side as on the Southern, was far more deadly to the fighting men than were the bullets of their opponents. Behind the sickness and mortality statistics of the Civil War lay ignorance, stupidity, inefficiency, and jealousy. But behind them also, are to be seen earnestness, cooperative spirit, and great strides of scientific knowledge. Many aspects of the Civil War have been written about profusely but the important theme of medicine has never before had its general historian. In this book the reader will find a warm and human story of the contributions made by the great military medical men of the period and a compelling picture of the roles played by the hospital attendants, ambulance men and the army's first women nurses." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos can be emailed upon request. 
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The Rocky Mountains : Third Volume in the American Mountain Series, Atwood, Wallace W.
2 Atwood, Wallace W. The Rocky Mountains : Third Volume in the American Mountain Series
New York Vanguard Press 1945 First Edition Cloth SIGNED by the Author
[1945]. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dustjacket. Bound in full beige cloth. Both the spine and the front panel are stamped in red and black. Octavo. Brown topstain and beige endpapers. 324pps., with numerous photos and illustrations and a fold-out map. There is a modest amount of dustspotting to the cloth, otherwise clean, bright, square, and soundly bound; the pages are unaffected by said spotting. No previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has light touches of rubbing and soiling and a small (1/4") tear at the top of the front panel; the original price (3.75) is intact. Nicely SIGNED and inscribed by the noted geologist, geographer, and educator, in his florid script, to the original owner on the title-page. ".This is more than a book. It is a memorable, exciting adventure -- an adventure for the amateur naturalist, for the armchair traveler, and for every lover of our mountain ranges and the great American West. In this beautifully illustrated volume, Dr. Atwood, President of Clark University and the foremost authority on the Rocky Mountains, tells the story of our most magnificent mountain area with its many-hued gorges, its snow-capped peaks, its glaciers, and its awe-inspiring scenery. 'The Rocky Mountains' takes the reader on an exhilarating camping trip -- one which he will not soon forget. During the day, he climbs on horseback through the high mountains, breathing champagne air and learning the incredible story of the origin and growth of the Rockies. In the evening, around the campfire with cowhands and members of the exploring party, he hears tales of the first white settlers, of the free and easy mining days, of the ranchmen who form the backbone of our western people today. As he turns in to warm blankets he will sense the grandeur of the towering rock peaks stabbing the sky around him, reaching toward the stars." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos, comprehensive, can be emailed upon request. 
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Recollections of Alexander H. Stephens (His Diary When Kept A Prisoner At Fort Warren, Boston Harbour, 1865), Avary, Myrta Lockett (Edited, with a Biographical Study by)
3 Avary, Myrta Lockett (Edited, with a Biographical Study by) Recollections of Alexander H. Stephens (His Diary When Kept A Prisoner At Fort Warren, Boston Harbour, 1865)
New York Doubleday Page & Co. 1910 First Edition Cloth 
Very Good in full red cloth. Both the spine and the front board are gilt-stamped (all of which is still brilliant). 572pps., with tissue-guarded frontispiece of the subject. No dustjacket. Touches of wear to the tips and the spine-ends; the head of the spine does have a 1/4" tear in the cloth. Light foxing around the area of the endpapers; all other pages are, however, quite clean and bright. The binding is square and tight. To give the provenance of this book: it is from the library of the esteemed William Emerson Ambler. His bookplate is affixed to the front pastedown and his synopsis of the volume is attached to the ffep. Quite an interesting and scarce volume, in nice condition. This book is part of a renowned collection put together by Judge William Emerson Ambler of Cleveland, Ohio in the early part of the last century, adding to the collection his father, Chester Ambler had begun in the mid 1800ís. Ambler died in 1925 and these wonderful items have been kept by his family all this time. As a lawyer Judge Ambler's work was done chiefly in the State of Michigan, where he became prominent in public affairs, serving as state senator and as judge of probate. He moved to Cleveland in 1891 and became one of the leading real estate men. He was born in Medina, Ohio, December 18, 1845, as son of Chester C. and Margaret (Elgin) Ambler. In 1859 the family moved to Hillsdale, Michigan. He attended Hillsdale College, graduated Bachelor of Science from Albion College in 1865, and pursued his law studies in the Albany Law School at New York, where he was a classmate of President William McKinley. Pentwater, Michigan was his home for over twenty years ( the family home is now a bed and breakfast ); his work and attainments gained him a high estimation in the public. He was elected a member of the State Senate in 1878 and again in 1880. Judge Ambler's hobby was the collecting of autographs and autographic letters and manuscripts; he had one of the largest collections of the kind in the country. Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. 
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The Centennial Celebrations of the State of New York , Beach, Allen C.
4 Beach, Allen C. The Centennial Celebrations of the State of New York
Albany, New York Weed, Parsons & Company 1879 
In Very Good+ condition. Fully bound in blue cloth. Both the spine and the decorative front board are lushly stamped in gilt (still brilliant). Chocolate-brown endpapers. 459pps., with a number of black-and-white illustrations. No dustjacket. There is light rubbing wear to the corners, the spine-ends, and the board-bottoms. Also, a previous owner's bookplate and a small bookshop label are affixed to the front pastedown. Otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. Both hinges are fine. The text is immaculate; no previous ownership markings. A very nice copy of this title.

"...At a stated meeting of the New York Historical Society, held in its Hall on Tuesday evening, February 6, 1877, the Executive Committee submitted the following report:
The Executive Committee takes occasion to remind the Society that on Friday, the 20th of April next, will occur the One Hundredth Anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of the State of New York, and suggest the proprietyof the recognition of the most important event in the annals of the State under the auspices of this Society, an institution specially created by its Legislature to preserve the history of this great political community.
The Committee takes occasion further to remind the Society of the later coming, Wednesday, the 17th of October next, of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Battle of Saratoga, a victory in great measure due to the valor of the officers and troops of the State, and now recognized as the determining contest in the struggle for American Independence.
The Committee respectfully recommend that each of these important events be celebrated by the Society..."


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5 Bowden, Mark Black Hawk Down : A Story of Modern War
New York, NY, U.S.A. Grove / Atlantic 1999 0-87113-738-0 / 9780871137388 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover 
Fine in a Fine dustjacket. Gold boards with a red, gilt-stamped backstrip. Black endpapers. Quarto. 386pps., with photos and illustrations. There is mild rubbing to the lower tips, otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. No apparent reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, is very lightly rubbed; the original price is intact. An excellent, collector's-quality copy.

"...Ninety-nine elite American soldiers are trapped in the middle of a hostile city. As night falls, they are surrounded by thousands of enemy gunmen. Their wounded are bleeding to death. Their ammunition and supplies are dwindling. This is the story of how they got there -- and how they fought their way out. This is the story of war..."

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Flags Of Our Fathers, Bradley, James; Powers, Ron
6 Bradley, James; Powers, Ron Flags Of Our Fathers
New York Bantam 2000 0553111337 / 9780553111330 First Edition Soft Cover Advance Reading Copy (ARC) 
[2000]. Uncorrected Proofs. Fine in pictorial wraps, trade-sized (pb). 354pps. An excellent, collector's-quality copy: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. The textblock is immaculate; no reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The publisher's Review Slip is laid in. This is the book on which the Clint Eastwood film is based. ".In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America. In February 1945, American Marines plunged into the surf at Iwo Jima -- and into history. Through a hail of machine-gun and mortar fire that left the beaches strewn with comrades, they battled to the island's highest peak. And after climbing through a landscape of hell itself, they raised a flag. Now the son of one of the flagraisers has written a powerful account of six very different young men who came together in a moment that will live forever." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos can be emailed upon request. 
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Indian Painters & White Patrons , Brody, J. J.
7 Brody, J. J. Indian Painters & White Patrons
Albuquerque University of New Mexico 1971 First Edition, First Printing 
Near Fine in a Very Good dustjacket. Fully-bound in ivory cloth. Both the spine and the front board are stamped in red. Quarto. Red endpapers. 238pps., with eight full-color plates, 92 black-and-white illustrations, and two maps. There is a light touch of dustspotting atop the textblock. Also, the original owner's nameplate is neatly affixed to the front pastedown. Otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. Absolutely no reading wear. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has light rubbing wear to the extremities and the gutters; a 1 1/2' closed tear, with corresponding creases, is at the bottom of the front panel. The original price of $15.00 is intact on the front flap. Overall a very nice copy of this scarce issue.

'...In this major work of criticism in art and social history, Dr. Brody demonstrates that modern Indian painting has been, until 1962, not a truly native expression derived from aboriginal forms but merely a passive response to White paternalism. He deflates the notion that this is a true primitive art form and presents a much needed chronology of the relationship between Indian and White in the revival of an Indian art form in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It has been, according to Dr. Brody, an art produced by Indians for Whites, an invention rather than a revival, with little or no relationship to earlier pictorial modes and functions among the Indians...'

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The Rhythm of The Redman, Buttree, Julia M.
8 Buttree, Julia M. The Rhythm of The Redman
New York Barnes and Company 1930 First Edition Cloth 
Near Fine in a Very Good- dustjacket. Bound in full tan cloth. Both the spine and the decorative front board are stamped in red. Quarto. 280pps., lavishly illustrated. There is mild bumping and rubbing to the spine-ends and to the lower tips. Also, a previous owner's bookplate is affixed to the ffep. Otherwise flawless: clean, tight, square, and bright. The pages, of coated stock, are immaculate; no reading wear. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has a loss to the bottom 1" of the spine, as well as modest chipping at the head of the spine, the tips, and at the top of the front panel. Rubbing along the gutters and the flap-folds. The original price is intact. Introduction by Ernest Thompson Seton. ".The author spent years among the Indians collecting material for this volume and now presents much information not available elsewhere. Mr. Seton is well known for his accurate knowledge of Indian Art and his contribution to the book adds materially to its importance. Included here are synoptic index, a bibliography of Indian lore, songs listed according to tribes, and an alphabetical list of songs and graded list of dances." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos can be emailed upon request. 
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This Hallowed Ground :The Story of the Union Side of the Civil War, Catton, Bruce
9 Catton, Bruce This Hallowed Ground :The Story of the Union Side of the Civil War
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1956 Limited First Edition Hard Cover SIGNED by the Author
In Good+ condition. Gray cloth quarterbound in teal blue leatherette. The spine is stamped in gilt and black; the front panel in gilt. Quarto. Blue topstain. Map-endpapers. ix + 437pps. No dustjacket (as issued). There are touches of soiling to the cloth and the leatherette has been cracked (though repaired) along the front joint. Otherwise clean, bright, square, and soundly bound. No previous ownership markings. This copy is of the Presentation Edition (as stated on the copyright page) and has been SIGNED by the author -- without further inscription -- on a preliminary page. Part of the Mainstream of America series.

"This fascinating book tells the story of the Civil War as seen from the Union side. Through his brilliant and stirring narrative, Bruce Catton conveys the human aspect of history and translates meticulously researched historical fact into an absorbing chronicle of the war. 'This Hallowed Ground' deals with the entire scope of the Civil War -- from the months of unrest and hysteria that led to Fort Sumter to the days of tragedy and hope that followed Appomattox. Along with the author, readers will relive the shock and shell and glory of the war. The true greatness of this book, however, lies in Catton's deeply moving analysis of the issues, and his search for the true meaning of the conflict."


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10 Coffman, Edward M. The Regulars : The American Army, 1898-1941
Cambridge, MA, U.S.A. Belknap / Harvard 2004 0674012992 / 9780674012998 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover 
As New in an As New dustjacket. Black boards. The spine is stamped in gilt. Octavo. [vi] + 519pps., with numerous illustrations. An excellent copy: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. Yet to be read. The dustjacket, glossy in a new mylar sleeve, is equally fine. ".In 1898, the American Regular Army was a small frontier constabulary engaged in skirmishes with Indians and protesting workers. Forty-three years later, in 1941, it was a large modern army ready to wage global war against the Germans and the Japanese. In this definitive social history of America's standing army, military historian Edward Coffman tells how that critical transformation was accomplished." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. 
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Street-Land (Its Little People and Big Problems), Davis, Philip
11 Davis, Philip Street-Land (Its Little People and Big Problems)
Boston Small, Maynard & Company 1915 First Edition Cloth SIGNED by the Author
Near Fine in the publisher's original coarse green cloth. Title-labels on both the spine and the front board. 291pps., plus 15 plates of various street urchins, a frontispiece, and eight pages of advertisements for other titles. No dustjacket. There is a bit of sunning to the spine and to its label. Light foxing at the top of the frontispiece and a few of the plates. Otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. No reading wear. An excellent copy of a sad and scarce title concerning child-labor and the neglect of children early in the twentieth-century: part of the publisher's human welfare series. SIGNED and inscribed by the author to Dr. J. J. Reilly, 'with compliments of The Little People', on the ffep. ".He lives in gangs, rambles about the streets, lodges in the open; he runs, watches, begs, kills time, colors pipes, swears like a fiend, haunts the wine-shops, knows thieves, is familiar with women of the town, talks slang, sings filthy songs, and has nothing bad in his head, for he has in his soul a pearl innocence, and pearls are not dissolved in mud." -- (with compliments to) Victor Hugo, from Les Miserables (and the frontispiece). Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos can be emailed upon request. 
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Coronado's Children (Lost Mines And Buried Treasures of the Southwest), Dobie, J. Frank
12 Dobie, J. Frank Coronado's Children (Lost Mines And Buried Treasures of the Southwest)
New York Garden City Hardcover Mead, Ben Carlton 
(1930) Near Fine in a Good dustjacket. Bound in full black cloth. Both the spine and the decorative front panel are stamped in yellow. Yellow topstain, slightly spotted. Map-endpapers. 367pps. There is mild bumping to the spine-ends. The boards are lightly rubbed. Otherwise an excellent copy: clean, tight, square, and bright. No reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has a large chip at the heel of the spine; there are other smaller chips and tears. The top 1/4" of the jacket has been trimmed, inexplicably. Overall, a very nice copy of the book in only somewhat flawed dustjacket. Includes several black and white plates and numerous line drawings.

"...A thrilling panorama of four centuries of prospectors who, beginning with Coronado and extending to the present time, have searched the tortuous Southwest country for lost mines of fabulous wealth. What the golden fleece was to the Greeks and El Dorado to South America, these lost mines have been to that section of the United States once owned by Spain. The story of these mines is a cycle made up of a thousand thrilling tales.tales involving roaming cowboys, rangers, pirates, miners and outlaws, as well as preachers and doctors, earth-treading farmers and gold-thirsty women."


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A Sorrow in Our Heart : The Life of Tecumseh, Eckert, Allan W.
13 Eckert, Allan W. A Sorrow in Our Heart : The Life of Tecumseh
New York Bantam 1992 0553080237 / 9780553080230 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover 
[1992]. Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. Textured tan boards quarterbound in black cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt. Quarto. Map-endpapers. [xvii] + 862pps. There is very mild rubbing to the board-edges, otherwise Fine: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. No apparent reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a new mylar sleeve, has touches of crinkling at the spine-ends; the original price is intact.

"A fiery orator, a brilliant diplomat, a revolutionary thinker, a political and military genius -- the man named Tecumseh became a legend among Native Americans and whites. He stood as a messiah to his people during one of the most crucial periods of their history, as the whites began to explore and expand to the west of the British colonies. Here five-time Pulitzer Prize nominee Allan W. Eckert tells the life story of this great leader as it has never been told before, with the meticulous accuracy of a scholar and the dramatic flair of a novelist. Mining sources of information never before utilized, Eckert fleshes out the details of a fascinating life and corrects the mistakes of previous accounts."


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That Dark and Bloody River : Chronicles of the Ohio River Valley , Eckert, Allan W.
14 Eckert, Allan W. That Dark and Bloody River : Chronicles of the Ohio River Valley
New York Bantam 1995 0-553-09448-3 / 9780553094480 First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by the Author
Near Fine in a Fine dustjacket. Tan boards quarterbound in ivory cloth. The spine is stamped in metallic red. Octavo. Map-endpapers. [lxvii] + 810pps. There is mild bumping to the bottom of the front board and to the lower tips. Also, there is an incidental, faint and thin, 1/8" ink line near the bottom of the fore-edge. Otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. The text is immaculate; no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, is as new; the original price is intact. Inscribed by the author to the original owner, 'with best wishes' on the half-title page. A very nice, collector's-quality copy.

"...To the banks of the Ohio came men and women willing to face any hazard or hardship to stake their claim, from cultured enterpreneurs such as George Washington to trailblazers like Daniel Boone, as rough and ready as the land itself. Here too was grizzled John Wetzel and his wife, determined to carve a farm out of the forest...young Betty Zane, who showed uncommon valor and quick thinking under Indian attack...bold and visionary Ebenezer Zane, who sought to bring some rule of law to the lawless wild...and Samuel Brady, a soldier of fierce intelligence -- and fierce hatreds. For them, the pilgrimage west marked the beginning of a dream. But for others -- the Shawnee, the Delaware, the Wyandot -- it marked the beginning of the end. And in the conflict that ensued, the Ohio came to be known as 'that dark and bloody river that leads to a dark and bloody land.'
Drawing on a wealth of research, both scholarly and anecdotal -- including letters, diaries, and journals of the era -- Allan W. Eckert has delivered a landmark of historical authenticity, unprecedented in scope and detail..."


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That Dark and Bloody River : Chronicles of the Ohio River Valley , Eckert, Allan W.
15 Eckert, Allan W. That Dark and Bloody River : Chronicles of the Ohio River Valley
New York Bantam 1995 0-553-09448-3 / 9780553094480 First Edition, First Printing 
Near Fine in a Fine dustjacket. Tan boards quarterbound in ivory cloth. The spine is stamped in metallic red. Octavo. Map-endpapers. [lxvii] + 810pps. There is a brief, one-line gift inscription atop the ffep-map, otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. The text is immaculate; no reading wear. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, is as new; the original price is intact. A very nice, collector's-quality copy.

"...To the banks of the Ohio came men and women willing to face any hazard or hardship to stake their claim, from cultured enterpreneurs such as George Washington to trailblazers like Daniel Boone, as rough and ready as the land itself. Here too was grizzled John Wetzel and his wife, determined to carve a farm out of the forest...young Betty Zane, who showed uncommon valor and quick thinking under Indian attack...bold and visionary Ebenezer Zane, who sought to bring some rule of law to the lawless wild...and Samuel Brady, a soldier of fierce intelligence -- and fierce hatreds. For them, the pilgrimage west marked the beginning of a dream. But for others -- the Shawnee, the Delaware, the Wyandot -- it marked the beginning of the end. And in the conflict that ensued, the Ohio came to be known as 'that dark and bloody river that leads to a dark and bloody land.'
Drawing on a wealth of research, both scholarly and anecdotal -- including letters, diaries, and journals of the era -- Allan W. Eckert has delivered a landmark of historical authenticity, unprecedented in scope and detail..."


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The Court-Martial of Daniel Boone, Eckert, Allan W.
16 Eckert, Allan W. The Court-Martial of Daniel Boone
New York, NY, U.S.A. Little, Brown & Company 1973 0316208701 / 9780316208703 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover SIGNED by the Author
Fine in a Very Good+ dustjacket. Gold boards quarterbound in navy-blue cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt. Octavo. Map-endpapers of the Ohio River Valley. 309pps. Stated First Edition. There is very mild rubbing to the tips and the board-bottoms, otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. The text is immaculate; no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a new mylar sleeve, has light touches of rubbing and crinkling, as well as shallow chipping to the spine-ends. There is also a small chip at the bottom of the front panel. No sunning, no soiling. The original price (7.95) is intact. A very nice, collector's-quality copy of Eckert's first full-length novel, SIGNED by the author, generically -- with 'Best Regards,' -- on the half-title page. Wraparound dustjacket artwork by John Alan Maxwell. ".This historical novel is based on an exciting and little known incident in the life of the famed Kentucky frontiersman Daniel Boone. After being captured by Shawnee Indians and subsequently adopted into their tribe, he escapes and returns to Boonesborough, only to find himself charged with treason and court-martialed. In a brilliant display of ability, Boone defends himself at the trial and gradually the truth about what really happened emerges. 'The Court-Martial of Daniel Boone' is a fascinating glimpse of Kentucky's pioneer period as well as a penetrating look at frontier courtroom justice." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos can be emailed upon request. 
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Wilderness Empire : A Narrative, Eckert, Allan W.
17 Eckert, Allan W. Wilderness Empire : A Narrative
Boston Little, Brown & Company 1969 First Edition Cloth 
[1969]. Fine in a Fine dustjacket. Bound in full brick-red cloth. Both the spine and the front panel are stamped in gilt. Quarto. Map-endpapers. xiv + 653pps. Stated First Edition. An excellent, collector's-quality copy: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. The textblock is immaculate; no apparent reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a new mylar sleeve, is very mildly rubbed at the extremities; the original price (8.95) is intact. Volume 2 of 'The Winning of America' series. ".For over two hundred years no Indian force in America was so powerful and feared as the Iroquois League. But these Iroquois occupied and controlled a vast wilderness empire which beckoned like a precious gem to foreign powers. France and England secured toeholds and suddenly each was claiming as its own this land of the Iroquois. Alliance with the Indians was the key; whichever power controlled them could destroy the other. 'Wilderness Empire' is the gripping narrative of the eighteenth-century struggle of these two powers to win for themselves the allegiance of the Indians in a war for territorial dominance, yet without letting these Indians know that the prize of the war would be this very Iroquois land. It is the story of English strength hamstrung by incredible incompetance, of French power sapped by devastating corruption. It is the story of the English, Indian and French individuals whose lives intertwine in the greatest territorial struggle in American history -- the French and Indian War." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos can be emailed upon request. 
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Biographies Of The 7th Cavalry, Hammer, Kenneth
18 Hammer, Kenneth Biographies Of The 7th Cavalry
Colorado The Old Army Press 1972 First Edition, First Printing Cloth 
In Fine condition. Fully-bound in blue cloth. Both the spine and the front board are gilt-stamped. Gold endpapers. 238pps., with four pages of photos. An excellent collector's copy: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. No apparent reading wear and no previous ownership markings. ".A reference concerning the citizens, enlisted men, officers, Indian scouts and quartermaster employees who were in the Sioux campaign, or were members of the 7th Cavalry in June, 1876, or were in the Little Bighorn River fight." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos can be emailed upon request. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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19 Haskell, Frank Aretas (edited By Bruce Catton) The Battle of Gettysburg
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1958 First Edition Cloth 
Fine in a Very Good dustjacket. Bound in full gray cloth. Both the spine and the front panel are stamped in blue. Brown topstain. Blue endpapers. xviii +169pps. First Printing. An excellent, collector's-quality copy: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. No apparent reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dust jacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has modest general edgewear and rubbing with shallow chipping along the top edge. The original price (3.50) is intact. Includes an Introduction by Bruce Catton.

"In Catton's Introduction, he states that the book 'is valuable in two ways. First of all, this Union officer was on the staff of the divisional commander who held the precise part of the Federal line against which was directed the most famous military assault in American history, Pickett's Charge. During all of it, he was in the exact storm center; and in this account, with the heat of battle still on him...he tells just what happened there, under the battle smoke that must always dim the sight of later generations..."

Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. 41-C. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Jesse James (though Officially Dead Lived on for 65 years), Highley, Rev. Robert E.
20 Highley, Rev. Robert E. Jesse James (though Officially Dead Lived on for 65 years)
Maverick 1981 First Printing SIGNED by the Author
Fine in glossy, pictorial wraps, trade-sized. 183pps., with photos. Very light rubbing to the wraps, otherwise excellent: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. No reading wear. SIGNED and inscribed by the author 'to a sweet friend' on the ffep. Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Money back guarantee. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. 
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