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Old Saratoga Surrender Day Celebration, October 14, 1950
1 Old Saratoga Surrender Day Celebration, October 14, 1950
Private Printing 1950 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Slight toning to covers. 
Souvenir historical program for the festivities in the Town of Saratoga, New York, marking the occasion of the 173rd anniversary of the surrender of British General John Burgoyne to American General Horatio Gates on October 17, 1777. This surrender after The Battle of Saratoga marked the first major American victory in the Revolutionary War and is often deemed "The Turning Point of the Revolution". Printed stapled wraps. Measures 21 x 14 cm. [12] pp. Several photograph reproductions of local landmarks and an historical painting. Program notes that the Surrender Day Celebration included two parades, tours of historic sites, a colonial supper, speeches, musical performances, and a parade float contest. Not found in WorldCat. Scarce. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Schoharie County Historical Review Vol. XXXIII, Spring-Summer 1969, No. 1
2 Schoharie County Historical Review Vol. XXXIII, Spring-Summer 1969, No. 1
Schoharie, NY Schoharie County Historical Society 1969 Softcover Good; Owner name inked out and sticker lift-off on front cover. 
Printed stapled wraps. Several illustrations. Principal content is an article by Jean Webb Williams about Morgan's Rifleman and Revolutionary War hero Timothy Murphy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Conqueror: a Dramatized Biography of Alexander Hamilton, Atherton, Gertrude
3 Atherton, Gertrude The Conqueror: a Dramatized Biography of Alexander Hamilton
NY Frederick A. Stokes 1916 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Brown decorative cloth binding with portrait of Hamilton on front boards. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Boards worn at spine extremities and corners, owner name and address on front free endpaper, front hinge tender, front flyleaf soiled, else clean and tight. Signed by Author
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 536 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Advance and Retreat to Saratoga:  Burgoyne Campaign, Bennett, C. E.
4 Bennett, C. E. Advance and Retreat to Saratoga: Burgoyne Campaign
Saratoga, NY Robson and Adee 1927 Second Printing Softcover Good; Waterstained at edges of covers, covers worn, tear at center fore-edge of frontispiece. 
An account of the Battle of Saratoga and the defeat of the British forces led by General Burgoyne. ; 57 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Roslindale, Boston 200 Corporation
5 Boston 200 Corporation Roslindale
Boston Boston 200 Corporation 1975 Softcover Very Good; Foxing to front wraps. 
Printed stapled wraps. Many historic photographs. A history of this neighborhood in the West Roxbury section of Boston. ; Boston 200 Neighborhood History Series; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 24 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Morning of a Hero, Boyce, Burke
6 Boyce, Burke Morning of a Hero
NY Harper & Row 1963 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket lightly tattered. Signed by Author
Blue boards with navy cloth spine. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. "A novel of Washington's Tidewater Years". Library of Congress number 63-16523.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 340 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Mercy Warren, Brown, Alice
7 Brown, Alice Mercy Warren
NY Charles Scribner 1896 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, corners rounded, small ink stain on front pastedown endpaper. 
Burgundy cloth binding with gilt lettering on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. Publisher's ads. Frontispiece portrait of Mrs. Warren, a Massachusetts writer, playwright and political adviser. ; Women of Colonial and Revolutionary Times; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 317 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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From Puritan to Yankee:  Character and the Social Order in Connecticut, 1690-1765, Bushman, Richard L.
8 Bushman, Richard L. From Puritan to Yankee: Character and the Social Order in Connecticut, 1690-1765
NY W. W. Norton & Company 1970 0393005321 / 9780393005325 Reprint Softcover Very Good; Owner name on title page and inside front cover, sticker lift-off on front cover. 
Index, works cited. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 343 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Annals of Tryon County;  Or, the Border Warfare of New-York, During the Revolution, Campbell, William W.
9 Campbell, William W. Annals of Tryon County; Or, the Border Warfare of New-York, During the Revolution
NY J. and J. Harper 1831 First Edition Leather Good with no dust jacket; Boards scuffed and worn, musty, contemporary owner signature (Philip Hood? ) on front free endpaper, pages toned and some foxing to margins, penciled drawing of boat on rear pastedown endpaper. 
Brown leather binding with most of a burgundy leather spine label stamped in gilt. 191 pp plus 78 p appendix. Frontispiece folding map of the Siege of Fort Schuyler by L. Flury, printed by P. Desobry's Lithy. Map measures 29.5 x 41 cm and is in Good condition with one 10 cm tear. Facsimile letter by Mohawk leader Joseph Brant bound in appendix. A look at the Revolutionary War battles in New York's Mohawk Valley region. Howes C103, Sabin 10275. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 150.00 USD
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James Innes and His Brothers of the F. H. C., Carson, Jane
10 Carson, Jane James Innes and His Brothers of the F. H. C.
Williamsburg, VA Colonial Williamsburg, Inc. 1965 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
Library of Congress number 65-26594. Index, notes. A history of the F. H. C. (Flat Hat Club) a colonial fraternity. ; Williamsburg Research Studies; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 171 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Travelers in Tidewater Virginia 1700-1800: a Bibliography, Carson, Jane
11 Carson, Jane Travelers in Tidewater Virginia 1700-1800: a Bibliography
Williamsburg, VA Colonial Williamsburg 1965 Softcover Very Good; Library of Congress number 65-26595. Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
Williamsburg Research Studies; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 237 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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We Were There: Descriptions of Williamsburg, 1699-1859 Compiled from Contemporary Sources and Arranged Chronologically, Carson, Jane
12 Carson, Jane We Were There: Descriptions of Williamsburg, 1699-1859 Compiled from Contemporary Sources and Arranged Chronologically
Williamsburg, VA Colonial Williamsburg 1965 Second Printing Softcover Very Good; Covers rubbed. 
Index. ; Williamsburg Reseach Studies; 123 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Chalmers, George An Introduction to the History of the Revolt of the American Colonies; Being a Comprehensive View of its Origin, Derived from the State Papers Contained in the Public Offices of Great Britain
Boston James Munroe and Company 1845 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, bookplate of Edward E. Salisbury on front pastedown, boards worn, especially so at spine, some light foxing. 
Volume I only of two volume set. Originally brown blindstamped cloth. xxxiv, 414 pp.; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times 1769-1776:  A Historical Romance, Coffin, Charles Carleton
14 Coffin, Charles Carleton Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times 1769-1776: A Historical Romance
Boston Houghton, Mifflin 1896 Later Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards toned and lightly worn, owner names on front endpapers, rear endpapers soiled. 
Pictorial tan cloth binding. Many illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 387 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Journals of the Military Expedition of General John Sullivan Against the Six Nations of Indians in 1779 with Records of Centennial Celebrations, Cook, Frederick
15 Cook, Frederick Journals of the Military Expedition of General John Sullivan Against the Six Nations of Indians in 1779 with Records of Centennial Celebrations
Auburn, NY Knapp, Peck and Thomson 1887 First Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn, shaken, hinges cracked, pages toned, frontispiece engraving of Sullivan foxed, large tear to one of the folding maps and four of five pocket maps missing. 
Brown ruled and chamfered boards with gilt lettering on front boards and spine. Four steel engraved portraits of Major General John Sullivan, Brigadier General James Clinton, Colonel Peter Gansevoort and Colonel Philip Van Cortlandt. 3 folding maps and three printed maps bound in. Pockets at front and rear pastedowns originally held five maps of the route of the Western Army under General Sullivan in 1779, but only Map No. 5 (showing route from Kanadesaga to the Genesee Castle) is present. This document was prepared by the New York Secretary of State pursuant to a 1885 state law and distributed to members of the Legislature. It publishes officer journals, letters and reports, provides a roster of officers under Sullivan's command and contains historical addresses and biographical sketches of military leaders. The second part of this volume details the Centennial Celebrations in the various New York counties through which Sullivan marched, including Elmira, Seneca, Livingston, and Cayuga. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 579 pages 
Price: 130.00 USD
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Pioneers and Patriots:  The Lives of Six Negroes of the Revolutionary Era, Dobler; Lavinia; Toppin, Edgar A.
16 Dobler; Lavinia; Toppin, Edgar A. Pioneers and Patriots: The Lives of Six Negroes of the Revolutionary Era
Garden City, NY Zenith Books 1965 Later Printing Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, rear free endpaper removed. Illustrated by Colleen Browning 
Examines the lives of Benjamin Banneker, Phillis Wheatley, Peter Salem, Paul Cuffe, Jean Baptiste Point de Sable, and John Chavis. ; Ex-Library; 118 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Battles of Saratoga from an Enemy Perspective, Doblin, Helga; Lynn, Mary
17 Doblin, Helga; Lynn, Mary The Battles of Saratoga from an Enemy Perspective
Tamkang University 1987 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Date inked on title page. 
Reprint of an article originally published in the Tamkang Journal of American Studies, Vol. III, No. 3, Spring 1987, published by Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan. Printed tan stapled wraps. ; 35 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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The Yankee Peddlers of Early America, Dolan, J. R.
18 Dolan, J. R. The Yankee Peddlers of Early America
NY Bramhall House 1964 Reprint Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket lightly tattered and foxed. 
"An affectionate history of life and commerce in the developing colonies and the young Republic". Bibliography, many illustrations. Red cloth. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 270 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Margaret Winthrop, Earle, Alice Morse
19 Earle, Alice Morse Margaret Winthrop
Williamstown, MA Corner House Publishers 1975 0879280654 / 9780879280659 Reprint Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped, sunned and lightly tattered. 
Red cloth binding. Reprint of this 1895 title by Earle in her Women of Colonial and Revolutionary Times series. xiii, 341 pp. Index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Gone to Meet the British:  A Novel of the American Revolution, Edgar, Gregory T
20 Edgar, Gregory T Gone to Meet the British: A Novel of the American Revolution
Self Published 1996 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed. Signed by Author
Signed by the author on the title page and includes custom bookmark. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 11.00 USD
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