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1 Anderson, LaVere. SADDLES AND SABERS: BLACK MEN IN THE OLD WEST.
Champaign, Illinois Garrard 1975 0811648052 / 9780811648059 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Herman Vestal 
128 pp, 8vo(8 1/2" H). Pictorial front cover - no dust jacket. B&w drawings, photographs. Written for the younger reader. Contents: They Helped Build the West; Nat Love - 'Deadwood Dick'; Isaiah Dorman - Custer Guide; Bob Lemmons - Mustanger; Cherokee Bill - Outlaw; Willis Peoples - Wolf Hunter; Bill Pickett - Cowhand; The Soldiers; The Cowboys; The Lawmen; The Scouts. Interior - faint pencil erasure marks on front free endpaper, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very small bumps to board corners, minor rubbing and soiling, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
SWAMP SAILORS:  RIVERINE WARFARE IN THE EVERGLADES 1835-1842., Buker, George E.
2 Buker, George E. SWAMP SAILORS: RIVERINE WARFARE IN THE EVERGLADES 1835-1842.
University of Florida, Gainesville, 1975. 
152 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0813003520 Map endpapers, b&w illustrations. "Until the Second Seminole War the United States Navy had generally employed the Federalist doctrine (cruiser-commerce-raiding), but the un iqueness of this Indian conflict caused the navy to adopt a new offensive strategy. For the first time in history the American Navy was pitted against a nonmaritime foe. There were no single merchantmen to attack; there were no cruisers t o e n g a g e in single-ship combat; there were no enemy fleets to be repelled from the nation's harbors. Instead, there were Indians practicing guerilla tactics in a watery environment - the Everglades of Florida. Athough it was not apparent at t h e be gi nn in g o f the war, the navy's only hope for victory lay in the development of a strategy for riverine warfare. It was a kind of warfare that demanded specially trained combat groups, organized for sustained land/sea operations. I t r equ ir ed jo int ac tio n wi th the army. It called for a naval command familiar with setting up and directing complex operations and diverse forces to achieve an overall objective. In developing a strategy of riverine warfare, United States Nav y po lic y e volv ed f rom a de fe nsi ve to an offensive position, from a society of highly individualistic and inflexible sea captains into a well-meshed cooperative unit capable of working not only alone but also with the army. Between 1835 and 1842, the nav y cam e of age. Her e i s a dramatic account of that vital time, enhanced by an awesome setting, which will engage and enlighten both the scholar of naval history and the armchair sailor." Previous owner's small stamp on fron t pas tedown . Du st ja cket h as ve ry li ght ed ge w ear/ wrinkling, two very small closed tears with crease, light browning, very light soiling on rear panel and spine, tiny light stain on front panel. Near Fine/Very Good 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE BOOK OF GOLF.  PUBLISHED BY THE PGA ON THE OCCASION OF THE 9th BIENNIAL BRITISH-AMERICAN RYDER CUP GOLF MATCHES, PINEHURST, N.C.  NOV. 2 AND 4, 1951., Harlow, Bob; Lacey, A.J.; Graffis, Herb; Roe, R.C.T.; Dey, Joseph; Keeler, O.B.; Bartlett, Charles, Byrod, Fred; Fraley, Oscar; Walter, John; Miles, Ed; Looney, Joe; Dann, Marshall; Newland, Russ; Grimsley, Will; Howell, Fritz; Darsie, Darsie L., et
3 Harlow, Bob; Lacey, A.J.; Graffis, Herb; Roe, R.C.T.; Dey, Joseph; Keeler, O.B.; Bartlett, Charles, Byrod, Fred; Fraley, Oscar; Walter, John; Miles, Ed; Looney, Joe; Dann, Marshall; Newland, Russ; Grimsley, Will; Howell, Fritz; Darsie, Darsie L., et THE BOOK OF GOLF. PUBLISHED BY THE PGA ON THE OCCASION OF THE 9th BIENNIAL BRITISH-AMERICAN RYDER CUP GOLF MATCHES, PINEHURST, N.C. NOV. 2 AND 4, 1951.
Professional Golfers' Association of America, Chicago, 1951. 
[128 pp], 11 1/4" H, hard cover (maroon boards with gold lettering, emblem on front board) - no dust jacket. B&w photographs. Divided into six "books": Golf in Britain and America; Golf's Governing Bodies; Great Moments in Golf; The 1951 Ryder Cup Matches; Where Golf is Played; Tournament Golf. Includes such articles as: Two Great Bobby Jones Stories; I Knew Hogan When; I'll Take Byron Nelson's 1939 Open; A Couple of Gals Named Mae and Fay; How Goodman Beat Bob Jones; Ryder Cup Rec o r d s ; T h e Royal and Ancient Club of St. Andrews; Ohio's Famed Scioto; The Monterey Peninsula; Golf in Arizona's Valley of the Sun; Portland Golf Club; Inverness Club; Golf in the Chicago Area; Bob O'Link, A Man's Club; Detroit Golf Club; Pho en ix O pe n; Pa lm B each Round Robin; Greenbrier - Open and Pro-Am; Seminole; The Cavalier; etc., etc. Seven (7) pages with a very faint scuff/wrinkle at top corner, minor edge wear to boards, very small bump to corners of boards, tiny bump to to p/b ott om of s pin e, tin y scuff and few light scratches on rear board. Very Good 
Price: 200.00 USD
 
 
4 Moseley, Keith, concept and paper engineering. Written by Alan Whitehouse. Illustrated by Brian Bartle and Brian Watson. STEAM LOCOMOTIVES: A THREE-DIMENSIONAL BOOK.
Orchard/Franklin Watts, New York, 1989. 
Unpaginated (approx 13 pp.), oblong 8vo (8 5/8" H), hard cover with glazed pictorial boards (no dust jacket). Wonderful, full-color pop-ups (one with moving wheels), finishing with a two-page spread of the Union Pacific's 'Big Boy', expanded with d ouble flaps , with Stephenson's 'Rocket' superimposed for comparison. Follows the history of the steam locomotive from Stephenson's 1825 "Locomotion', showing British, American and Continental engines. Very light wear at top corner of fr o n t b o a r d . Still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Near Fine 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE JACKSON WREATH, OR NATIONAL SOUVENIR:  A NATIONAL TRIBUTE, COMMEMORATIVE OF THE GREAT CIVIL VICTORY ACHIEVED BY THE PEOPLE, THROUGH THE HERO OF NEW ORLEANS., Walsh, Robert, Jr. & M'Henry, James, Dr.
5 Walsh, Robert, Jr. & M'Henry, James, Dr. THE JACKSON WREATH, OR NATIONAL SOUVENIR: A NATIONAL TRIBUTE, COMMEMORATIVE OF THE GREAT CIVIL VICTORY ACHIEVED BY THE PEOPLE, THROUGH THE HERO OF NEW ORLEANS.
Philadelphia Jacob Maas, Franklin Engraving Office 1829 First Edition Hard Cover Fair 
88 pp + musical notation, plates & fold out map at rear. Maroon leather spine/corners with gilt lettering and decoration, marbled paper-covered boards/endpapers. There are inconsistencies in the page numbering and with reference to the table of contents, but all text pages and illustrations are present. The front free endpaper has been removed and the textblock begins with the frontispiece of Andrew Jackson (after J. Wood) facing an engraved preliminary title page. These are divided by the remains of a protective tissue with about 1/3 now missing. The full title page (with a previous owner's name in pencil at the top) and text follow. Contents: Advertisement; Biography of General Jackson By Robt. Walsh Jr. Esqr.; Remarks of the Publisher; Continuation of the Biography By Dr. James M'Henry; A Dirge, to the Memory of Mrs. Jackson, ibid; Description of the Capitol of Washington. The illustrations consist of the frontispiece portrait, the engraved title page, The Golden Wreath (printed on a coated paper that is now somewhat crazed and discoloured), 3 plates (The Battle of New Orleans, The Hermitage & The Capitol - with protective tissues), 3 pages of musical notation (Jackson's March & Quick Step - with protective tissues) and a brightly coloured map (19" W x 16 1/2" H) of the "United States of North America" "Published for the Jackson Wreath" and showing the United States reaching to Louisiana and the Arkansas and Oregon Territories. In general, the book is sound and except for the front free endpaper, complete, but has considerable browning/foxing (particularly noticeable on the tissues) and marks from where plants (ferns, leaves, etc.) have been pressed in the past. The map is in very good condition, the coloring is bright, although there is some creasing & small tears at the edges and a few areas of discoloration. The blank page preceding the rear free endpaper is missing the top corner (approx. 2 1/4" x 4 3/4") and there are a few pencil & ink notations on the blank pages. Light waviness and darkening to edges of text block, moderate edge wear to boards and leather - heavier at top/bottom of spine, rubbing to marbled paper-covered boards. Additional pictures of this book are available on request. 
Price: 485.00 USD
 


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