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Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution, A. J. Langguth
1 A. J. Langguth Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution
New York A Touchstone Book 1988 0671675621 / 9780671675622 Trade Paperback Good 

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Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution, A. J. Langguth
2 A. J. Langguth Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution
New York, NY Simon and Schuster 1988 0671675621 / 9780671675622 Trade Paperback Fair 
Shows some normal wear. 
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Patriots: The Men Who Started The American Revolution, A.J. Langguth
3 A.J. Langguth Patriots: The Men Who Started The American Revolution
New York, NY Simon And Schuster 1988 0671523759 / 9780671523756 Hard Cover Very Good Fine 
The dust jacket has a few tears on the top and bottom. With meticulous research and page-turning suspense, Patriots brings to life the American Revolution -- the battles, the treacheries, and the dynamic personalities of the men who forged our freedom. George Washington, John Adams, Samuel Adams, Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry -- these heroes were men of intellect, passion, and ambition. From the secret meetings of the Sons of Liberty to the final victory at Yorktown and the new Congress, Patriots vividly re-creates one of history's great eras. 
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The Federalist Papers, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay
4 Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay The Federalist Papers
Westvaco 1995 Hard Cover New 
The Federalist Papers: a Selection From the Original 85 Papers Published in 1787 and 1788. 
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The Virginia Experiment: The Old Dominion's Role in the Making of America 1607-1781, Alf J. Mapp, Jr.
5 Alf J. Mapp, Jr. The Virginia Experiment: The Old Dominion's Role in the Making of America 1607-1781
Lincoln, NE iUniverse 2006 0595388094 / 9780595388097 Paperback Very Good 
Superb volume detailed and very entertaining Reading this generously volume in conjunction with a trip would provide the best conceivable history lesson, a true appreciation of both the meager and momentous beginnings of this nation. -The Washington Post Lively and engrossing -The (Louisville, KY) Courier -Journal Mapp has a genius for narrative history almost equal to Parkman himself Fascinating The reader will be entertained and enriched. -Arthur Pierce Middleton The Virginia Magazine of History A fine scholar, caring teacher, and voluminous communicator who has won several awards as a national educator. -President Rosanne Runte, Old Dominion University 
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Angel in the Whirlwind: The Triumph of the American Revolution, Benson Bobrick
6 Benson Bobrick Angel in the Whirlwind: The Triumph of the American Revolution
New York Penguin 1997 0140275002 / 9780140275001 Trade Paperback Very Good 
A disparate group of settlers, spread from New England to Georgia, agreed on little in the mid-eighteenth century. This fascinating history tells the story of how they eventually conquered the enemy, England, while it reminds readers just how divided the colonies really were. 3 maps. 
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The Campaign That Won America: The Story of Yorktown, Burke Davis
7 Burke Davis The Campaign That Won America: The Story of Yorktown
Eastern Acorn Press 1997 0915992019 / 9780915992010 Trade Paperback Very Good 
A note is written on the first blank page. Trade paperback size book of the Revolutionary War battle of Yorktown by master historian Burke Davis. 
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Best Little Stories from the American Revolution, C. Brian Kelly with Ingrid Snyder-Kelly
8 C. Brian Kelly with Ingrid Snyder-Kelly Best Little Stories from the American Revolution
Nashville, TN Cumberland House 1999 1581820062 / 9781581820065 Trade Paperback Fair Signed by Author
Best Little Stories of the American Revolution is a journalistic history of the birth of the United States in the form of more than 100 vignettes reflecting the period. Here is the history of the war as it affected soldiers and civilians, loyalists and patriots, leaders and common folk - people who courageously prevailed against an enemy with vastly superior resources. Included are such stories as: Thomas Jefferson's painful discomfort as the Continental Congress made changes in his vaunted Declaration of Independence. Two rogue warriors, loyalist and patriot, who thought nothing of murder, arson, and kidnapping as a means to victory during the conflict. Henry Knox's gritty effort to drag a large number of cannons from Fort Ticonderoga in northeastern New York to Boston. George Washington's embarrassment and fury in dealing with Benedict Arnold's young wife - hysterical and scantily clad - on the day Arnold deserted the American cause. British soldiers who got General Charles Lee's horse drunk after capturing Lee one morning in a surprise raid on his New Jersey "bed and breakfast." Teenager Andrew Jackson, later president, rescued from British captivity by his mother, to Britain's chagrin. Burton Gwinnett of Georgia, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, who was fatally wounded in a senseless pistol duel by Lachlan McIntosh, a patriot leader. Also included are fascinating stories of several founding mothers, including Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Betsy Ross, Molly Pitcher, Janet Livingston Montgomery, and many others. 
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The Rewriting of America's History, Catherine Millard
9 Catherine Millard The Rewriting of America's History
Camp Hill, PA Horizon Books 1991 0889650926 / 9780889650923 Trade Paperback Good 
There is light wear on the cover. Catherine Millard undertakes to describe how the history of America has been reinterpreted and rewritten by secularist and humanist historians who have systematically excluded much that relates to faith in God from their accounts. 
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American Revolutionaries in the Making: Political Practices in Washington's Virginia, Charles S. Sydenor
10 Charles S. Sydenor American Revolutionaries in the Making: Political Practices in Washington's Virginia
New York, NY The Free Press 1952 0029323908 / 9780029323908 Trade Paperback Fine 

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The War of the Revolution (Volume II), Christopher Ward  Edited by John Richard Alden
11 Christopher Ward Edited by John Richard Alden The War of the Revolution (Volume II)
New York, NY Macmillan Company 1952 Cloth Good 

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A Basic History of the United States (5 Volume Set), Clarence B. Carson
12 Clarence B. Carson A Basic History of the United States (5 Volume Set)
Wadley, AL American Textbook Committee 1995 Paperback Very Good 
5 volume set. Light discoloration on page edges. Sturdy. 
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Taking the High Ground: Military Stories of Faith, Colonel Jeff O'Leary
13 Colonel Jeff O'Leary Taking the High Ground: Military Stories of Faith
Colorado Springs, CO Victor 2001 0781435412 / 9780781435413 Hard Cover As New As New 
From the battlegrounds of the Revolutionary War to Desert Storm, Christians in uniform tell how God touched their lives in special ways. Colonel O'Leary has gathered together some of the most powerful stories of courage, on and off the battle field-accounts that reveal true grace under fire. But such grace is not merely a matter of personal strength. . . . It's a matter of Divine intervention, and it's a matter of faith! 
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The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823, David Brion Davis
14 David Brion Davis The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823
New York Oxford University Press 1999 0195126718 / 9780195126716 Paperback Very Good 
David Brion Davis's books on the history of slavery reflect some of the most distinguished and influential thinking on the subject to appear in the past generation. The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, the sequel to Davis's Pulitzer Prize-winning The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture and the second volume of a proposed trilogy, is a truly monumental work of historical scholarship that first appeared in 1975 to critical acclaim both academic and literary. This reprint of that important work includes a new preface by the author, in which he situates the book's argument within the historiographic debates of the last two decades. 
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1776, David McCullough
15 David McCullough 1776
New York Simon and Schuster 2005 0743226712 / 9780743226714 Hard Cover As New As New 
In this masterful book, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence—when the whole American cause was riding on their success, without which all hope for independence would have been dashed and the noble ideals of the Declaration would have amounted to little more than words on paper. Based on extensive research in both American and British archives, 1776 is a powerful drama written with extraordinary narrative vitality. It is the story of Americans in the ranks, men of every shape, size, and color, farmers, schoolteachers, shoemakers, no-accounts, and mere boys turned soldiers. And it is the story of the King's men, the British commander, William Howe, and his highly disciplined redcoats who looked on their rebel foes with contempt and fought with a valor too little known. At the center of the drama, with Washington, are two young American patriots, who, at first, knew no more of war than what they had read in books—Nathanael Greene, a Quaker who was made a general at thirty-three, and Henry Knox, a twenty-five-year-old bookseller who had the preposterous idea of hauling the guns of Fort Ticonderoga overland to Boston in the dead of winter. But it is the American commander-in-chief who stands foremost—Washington, who had never before led an army in battle. Written as a companion work to his celebrated biography of John Adams, David McCullough's 1776 is another landmark in the literature of American history. 
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1776, David Mccullough
16 David Mccullough 1776
New York, NY Simon & Schuster 2005 0743226712 / 9780743226714 Hard cover Hard Cover Very Good Good 
America’s beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nation’s birth, 1776, interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions and decisions that led Great Britain to undertake a war against her rebellious colonial subjects and that placed America’s survival in the hands of George Washington. In this masterful book, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence—when the whole American cause was riding on their success, without which all hope for independence would have been dashed and the noble ideals of the Declaration would have amounted to little more than words on paper. Based on extensive research in both American and British archives, 1776 is a powerful drama written with extraordinary narrative vitality. It is the story of Americans in the ranks, men of every shape, size, and color, farmers, schoolteachers, shoemakers, no-accounts, and mere boys turned soldiers. And it is the story of the King’s men, the British commander, William Howe, and his highly disciplined redcoats who looked on their rebel foes with contempt and fought with a valor too little known. Written as a companion work to his celebrated biography of John Adams, David McCullough’s 1776 is another landmark in the literature of American history. 
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1776, David McCullough
17 David McCullough 1776
New York, NY Simon & Schuster 2005 0743226712 / 9780743226714 Hard Cover Very Good Fine w/ one small tear 
In this masterful book, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence -- when the whole American cause was riding on their success, without which all hope for independence would have been dashed and the noble ideals of the Declaration would have amounted to little more than words on paper. Based on extensive research in both American and British archives, 1776 is a powerful drama written with extraordinary narrative vitality. It is the story of Americans in the ranks, men of every shape, size, and color, farmers, schoolteachers, shoemakers, no-accounts, and mere boys turned soldiers. And it is the story of the King's men, the British commander, William Howe, and his highly disciplined redcoats who looked on their rebel foes with contempt and fought with a valor too little known. At the center of the drama, with Washington, are two young American patriots, who, at first, knew no more of war than what they had read in books -- Nathanael Greene, a Quaker who was made a general at thirty-three, and Henry Knox, a twenty-five-year-old bookseller who had the preposterous idea of hauling the guns of Fort Ticonderoga overland to Boston in the dead of winter. But it is the American commander-in-chief who stands foremost -- Washington, who had never before led an army in battle. Written as a companion work to his celebrated biography of John Adams, David McCullough's 1776 is another landmark in the literature of American history. 
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1776, David McCullough
18 David McCullough 1776
New York, NY Simon & Schuster 2005 0743226712 / 9780743226714 Trade Paperback Very Good Good 
America’s beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nation’s birth, 1776, interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions and decisions that led Great Britain to undertake a war against her rebellious colonial subjects and that placed America’s survival in the hands of George Washington. In this masterful book, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence—when the whole American cause was riding on their success, without which all hope for independence would have been dashed and the noble ideals of the Declaration would have amounted to little more than words on paper. Based on extensive research in both American and British archives, 1776 is a powerful drama written with extraordinary narrative vitality. It is the story of Americans in the ranks, men of every shape, size, and color, farmers, schoolteachers, shoemakers, no-accounts, and mere boys turned soldiers. And it is the story of the King’s men, the British commander, William Howe, and his highly disciplined redcoats who looked on their rebel foes with contempt and fought with a valor too little known. Written as a companion work to his celebrated biography of John Adams, David McCullough’s 1776 is another landmark in the literature of American history. 
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John Adams, DFavid McCullough
19 DFavid McCullough John Adams
New York Simon & Schuster 2001 0743223136 / 9780743223133 Trade Paperback Good 
Previous owner's name is on the first blank page. The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough. In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot who spared nothing in his zeal for the American Revolution; who rose to become the second president of the United States and saved the country from blundering into an unnecessary war; who was learned beyond all but a few and regarded by some as “out of his senses”; and whose marriage to the wise and valiant Abigail Adams is one of the moving love stories in American history. This is history on a grand scale—a book about politics and war and social issues, but also about human nature, love, religious faith, virtue, ambition, friendship, and betrayal, and the far-reaching consequences of noble ideas. Above all, John Adams is an enthralling, often surprising story of one of the most important and fascinating Americans who ever lived. 
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The British Army in the American Revolution, Edward E. Curtis
20 Edward E. Curtis The British Army in the American Revolution
Gansevoort, NY Corner House Historical Publications 1998 0879281227 / 9780879281229 Paperback Very Good 
Several underlines. Previous owner's name is stamped on the first blank page. 
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Virginia Trivia, Ernie and Jill Couch
21 Ernie and Jill Couch Virginia Trivia
Nashville, TN Rutledge Hill Press 1991 1558531394 / 9781558531390 Trade Paperback Very Good 
Virginia Trivia is the who, what, when, where, and how book of the great state of Virginia. Filled with interesting questions and answers about well-known and not-so-well-known facts of this colorful, historic state, Virginia Trivia will provide hous of entertainment and education. It focuses on the history, culture, people, and places of the fascinating Old Dominion. 
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Thomas Jefferson, Fawn M. Brodie
22 Fawn M. Brodie Thomas Jefferson
New York W. W. Norton 1998 0393317528 / 9780393317527 Trade Paperback Very Good 
An ambitious, perceptive portrayal of a complex man, this best-selling biography broke new ground in its exploration of Jefferson's inner life. Here for the first time we meet Jefferson as a man of feeling and passion. With a novelist's skill and meticulous scholarship, Fawn M. Brodie shows Jefferson as he wrestled with issues of revolution, religion, power, race, and love-ambivalences that exerted a subtle but powerful influence on his political writing and his decision making. The portrait that results adds a whole new depth to those of the past. 
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Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History, Fawn M. Brodie
23 Fawn M. Brodie Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History
New York, NY Norton and Company 1974 0393074803 / 9780393074802 Cloth Good Fair 
591 pages. An ambitious, perceptive portrayal of a complex man, this best-selling biography broke new ground in its exploration of Jefferson's inner life. Here for the first time we meet Jefferson as a man of feeling and passion. With a novelist's skill and meticulous scholarship, Fawn M. Brodie shows Jefferson as he wrestled with issues of revolution, religion, power, race, and love-ambivalences that exerted a subtle but powerful influence on his political writing and his decision making. The portrait that results adds a whole new depth to those of the past. 
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Wives of the Signers: The Women Behind the Declaration of Independence, Forward by David Barton
24 Forward by David Barton Wives of the Signers: The Women Behind the Declaration of Independence
Aledo, TX Wallbuilders 2010 0925279609 / 9780925279606 Paperback Used Like New 
Originally penned in 1912, this historical reprint showcases individual portraits of the fiercely courageous women who endured tremendous hardship as their husbands fought to build an independent nation. Women such as Abigail Adams, Dorothy Quincy Hancock, and Julia Stockton Rush contributed their wisdom, strength, and loyalty to the cause of the Revolution, shaping history as a result. 
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American Patriots: The Story of Blacks in the Military from the Revolution to Desert Storm, Gail Buckley
25 Gail Buckley American Patriots: The Story of Blacks in the Military from the Revolution to Desert Storm
New York Random House 2001 0375502793 / 9780375502798 Hard Cover As New As New 
This work complements Bernard Nalty's academically oriented history of blacks in America's wars, Strength for the Fight (1986), and Gerald Astor's narrative account, The Right to Fight (1998). Basing her account heavily on interviews and similar primary material, Buckley focuses on the particular experiences of black soldiers. She pulls no punches in describing discrimination against black soldiers, misrepresentation of their performances and denial of their achievements. But in a dominant culture that for much of its history was overtly segregated and highly racist, the pressures of necessity opened military service to blacks. It began as an individual process during the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. By the end of the Civil War, the Union army counted its black soldiers in entire divisions and army corps. Black regiments, regulars and volunteers, served in the Plains Indian Wars and in the wars of empire at the century's turn. During the First World War, black troops won more credit under French colors than a segregated American Expeditionary Force would allow. Some black activists of the interwar years correspondingly turned to the revolutionary promises of Communism, playing a role in the Spanish Civil War's International Brigades, which Buckley arguably exaggerates. WWII was America's last segregated conflict. In Buckley's account the armed forces have succeeded in acknowledging past racism, while proving that liberal values like equality of treatment and opportunity are able to coexist with conservative ones like duty, honor and patriotism. (On-sale date: May 15)Forecast: Buckley, daughter of Lena Horne (and author of The Hornes), should have no trouble getting media attention on her six-city tour. Military history buffs and a broader readership interested in African-American history will turn out to buy this. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information, Inc. 
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Charles Scott and the Spirit of 76, Harry M. Ward
26 Harry M. Ward Charles Scott and the Spirit of 76
Charlottesville, VA University Press of Virginia 1988 0813911524 / 9780813911526 Cloth Very Good Very Good 

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April Morning: the All-Time Bestseller of a Young Man's Baptism By Fire During the Bloody Battle of Lexington, Howard Fast
27 Howard Fast April Morning: the All-Time Bestseller of a Young Man's Baptism By Fire During the Bloody Battle of Lexington
New York, NY Bantam Books 1962 0553273221 / 9780553273229 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
The story of one day in the life of a young American boy in colonial Lexington, the day on which he joined the militia and saw his father shot down by the British. 
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The Presidency of George Washington, jack D. Warren, Jr.
28 jack D. Warren, Jr. The Presidency of George Washington
Mount Vernon, VA Mount Vernon Ladies' Association 2000 Hard Cover Very Good 
Has the previous owners name on the first page. 
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The Grand Adventure: A Year by Year History of Virginia, James A. Crutchfield
29 James A. Crutchfield The Grand Adventure: A Year by Year History of Virginia
Richmond, VA The Dietz Press 2005 0875171257 / 9780875171258 Trade Paperback As New 
From 1607 to the present, historical writer James A. Crutchfield takes the reader on an informative and exciting trip through Virginia's history. 
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April 1865  April 1865: The Month That Saved America, Jay Winik
30 Jay Winik April 1865 April 1865: The Month That Saved America
New York, NY Harper perennial 2001 0060899689 / 9780060899684 Paperback Used As New 
One month in 1865 witnessed the frenzied fall of Richmond, a daring last-ditch Southern plan for guerrilla warfare, Lee's harrowing retreat, and then, Appomattox. It saw Lincoln's assassination just five days later and a near-successful plot to decapitate the Union government, followed by chaos and coup fears in the North, collapsed negotiations and continued bloodshed in the South, and finally, the start of national reconciliation. In the end, April 1865 emerged as not just the tale of the war's denouement, but the story of the making of our nation. Jay Winik offers a brilliant new look at the Civil War's final days that will forever change the way we see the war's end and the nation's new beginning. Uniquely set within the larger sweep of history and filled with rich profiles of outsize figures, fresh iconoclastic scholarship, and a gripping narrative, this is a masterful account of the thirty most pivotal days in the life of the United States. 
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Rise to Rebellion, Jeff Shaara
31 Jeff Shaara Rise to Rebellion
New York, NY Ballantine Books 2001 034542753X / 9780345427533 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
The first of two projected novels on the American Revolution, Rebellion takes the reader from the Boston Massacre to the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Shaara's (Gone for Soldiers) sympathies are evident on every page: the Adamses, Washington, and Franklin are his heroes, as is Abigail Adams, who, though she chafes at the restrictions imposed on her gender, supports her family as husband John travels to and from the Continental Congress. Their adversaries are harsh but wavering (General Gage), venal (Governor Hutchinson), and uncomprehending (the monstrous George III). These are not cardboard figures, however, but complicated human beings making difficult decisions in the midst of a crisis for which old wisdom holds no workable answers. Ultimately, what raises this fine novel above jingoism is the author's ability to make our national myths sing and our country's history come to vibrant life. Recommended. - David Keymer, California State Univ., Stanislaus Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc. 
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America's Military Adversaries: From Colonial Times to the Present, John C. Fredriksen
32 John C. Fredriksen America's Military Adversaries: From Colonial Times to the Present
Santa Barbara, CA ABC-CLIO 2001 1576076032 / 9781576076033 Hard Cover Very Good Ex-library 
Books on American military heroes abound. But this book is the first to focus on America's talented enemieS≪/I>—the generals, admirals, Indian chiefs and warriors, submarine captains, fighter pilots, and spies who opposed the United States with military force or other means. Often these military leaders were among the best minds of their times. For more than two centuries, the new nation's most constant military opponents were the Native Americans, led by such capable chiefs as American Horse and Little Wolf. Under D'Iberville, Canada's French colonialists became formidable foes, but they were soon surpassed by the rigorously disciplined redcoats of Great Britain under Howe and Cornwallis. Ironically, the most effective enemies in the history of the United States were not the leaders of foreign military forces—like Mexico's Santa Anna, Japan's Yamamoto, or VietnaM&Apos;s Vo Nguyen Giap. They arose from among its own citizens during the Civil War, the bloodiest conflict in American history. 
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Words of Our Nation: A Reader for Americans, John Gabriel Hunt
33 John Gabriel Hunt Words of Our Nation: A Reader for Americans
New York, NY Gramercy Books 1993 0517091240 / 9780517091241 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
In addition to copies of the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, and the Emancipation Proclamation, this sourcebook contains other documents, poems, essays, and speeches from two centuries of American history. 
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A History of Warfare, John Keegan
34 John Keegan A History of Warfare
New York Knoph 1993 0394588010 / 9780394588018 Hard Cover Very Good Good 
In his sweeping new study, Keegan ( The Face of Battle ) examines the origins and nature of warfare, the ethos of the primitive and modern warrior and the development of weapons and defenses from the battle of Megiddo (1469 B.C.) into the nuclear age. Keegan offers a refreshingly original and challenging perspective. He characterizes warriors as the protectors of civilization rather than as its enemy and maintains that warfare is "entirely a masculine activity." Though warfare has become an ingrained practice over the course of 4000 years, he argues, its manifestation in the primitive world was circumscribed by ritual and ceremony that often embodied restraint, diplomacy and negotiation. Peacekeepers, he suggests, would benefit from studying primitive warmaking--especially now, "a time when the war of all against all already confronts us." A masterwork. Photos. 40,000 first printing; History Book Club main selection; BOMC alternate. Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc. 
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On Seas of Glory: Heroic Men, Great Ships, and Epic Battles of the American Navy, John Lehman
35 John Lehman On Seas of Glory: Heroic Men, Great Ships, and Epic Battles of the American Navy
New York, NY Simon & Schuster 2002 0684871777 / 9780684871776 Trade Paperback Very Good 
In On Seas of Glory, the U.S. Navy meets a storyteller worthy of its noble history. Former Secretary of the Navy John Lehman gives a sweeping narrative of the service's illustrious past, from the Revolutionary War to the present day, filled with the ships that dominated the seas, equally titanic personalities, and the battles that made history. Lehman profiles naval greats from John Paul Jones to William "Bull" Halsey, as well as the lesser-known sailors who have made the U.S. Navy the mightiest in the world, using diaries, memoirs, and letters to reveal naval combat as though firsthand. He also highlights the warships that have dominated the seas of their day and the battles in which they fought -- illustrated by detailed maps, woodcuts, paintings, and never-before-published photographs. With this chronicle of selfless sacrifice and awesome courage on the war-swept seas around the world, Lehman reminds us that the legends chronicled in these pages were real men and women, that the navy they fought for still sails, and that today their heroism is needed more than ever. 
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Great Battles of the Civil War, John MacDonald
36 John MacDonald Great Battles of the Civil War
New York, NY Macmillan 1992 0020345542 / 9780020345541 Soft Cover Good 
17 of the Greatest Battles of the Civil War Come Alive as Never Before For the first time, breakthrough computer graphics re-create every detail of the Civil War's most important battles. A team of experts has researched every aspect of every battle—from topography to troop strength—and, using the computer's latest capabilities, reconstructs the battlefields in vivid detail and analyzes why and how the winners won. Also included is a wealth of contemporary anecdotes, eyewitness accounts, character studies, paintings, drawings and period photographs that reveal a uniquely accurate picture of the most memorable battles of the Civil War. An amazing commander's view. Had the generals possessed these graphics, history might have changed. Here's how it works: From a standard 2-dimensional map, the computer constructs a sophisticated 3-dimensional graphic of the battle site. Then the artists overlay all the details of the battle: troop movement, weapon deployment, the state of the terrain, even the exact weather conditions. 
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A People Numerous and Armed: Reflections on the Military Struggle for American Independence, John Shy
37 John Shy A People Numerous and Armed: Reflections on the Military Struggle for American Independence
The University of Michigan Press 0472064312 / 9780472064311 Revised Edition Paperback New 
A series of essays about the social, political, and intellectual dimensions of the Revolutionary War 
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Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation, Joseph Ellis
38 Joseph Ellis Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
New York Vintage 2000 0375705244 / 9780375705243 Trade Paperback Very Good 
In this landmark work of history, the National Book Award—winning author of American Sphinx explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals–Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and Madison–confronted the overwhelming challenges before them to set the course for our nation. The United States was more a fragile hope than a reality in 1790. During the decade that followed, the Founding Fathers–re-examined here as Founding Brothers–combined the ideals of the Declaration of Independence with the content of the Constitution to create the practical workings of our government. Through an analysis of six fascinating episodes–Hamilton and Burr’s deadly duel, Washington’s precedent-setting Farewell Address, Adams’ administration and political partnership with his wife, the debate about where to place the capital, Franklin’s attempt to force Congress to confront the issue of slavery and Madison’s attempts to block him, and Jefferson and Adams’ famous correspondence–Founding Brothers brings to life the vital issues and personalities from the most important decade in our nation’s history. 
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American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic, Joseph J. Ellis
39 Joseph J. Ellis American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic
New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf 2007 030726369X / 9780307263698 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
From the prizewinning author of the best-selling Founding Brothers and American Sphinx, a masterly and highly ironic examination of the founding years of our country. The last quarter of the eighteenth century remains the most politically creative era in American history, when a dedicated and determined group of men undertook a bold experiment in political ideals. It was a time of triumphs; yet, as Joseph J. Ellis makes clear, it was also a time of tragedies—all of which contributed to the shaping of our burgeoning nation. From the first shots fired at Lexington to the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, Ellis guides us through the decisive issues of the nation’s founding, and illuminates the emerging philosophies, shifting alliances, and personal and political foibles of our now iconic leaders—Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Hamilton, and Adams. He casts an incisive eye on the founders’ achievements, arguing that the American Revolution was, paradoxically, an evolution—and that part of what made it so extraordinary was the gradual pace at which it occurred. He shows us why the fact that it was brought about by a group, rather than by a single individual, distinguished it from the bloodier revolutions of other countries, and ultimately played a key role in determining its success. He explains how the idea of a strong federal government, championed by Washington, was eventually embraced by the American people, the majority of whom had to be won over, as they feared an absolute power reminiscent of the British Empire. And he details the emergence of the two-party system—then a political novelty—which today stands as the founders’ most enduring legacy. But Ellis is equally incisive about their failures, and he makes clear how their inability to abolish slavery and to reach a just settlement with the Native Americans has played an equally important role in shaping our national character. He demonstrates how these misjudgments, now so abundantly evident, were not necessarily inevitable. We learn of the negotiations between Henry Knox and Alexander McGillivray, the most talented Indian statesman of his time, which began in good faith and ended in disaster. And we come to understand how a political solution to slavery required the kind of robust federal power that the Jeffersonians viewed as a betrayal of their most deeply held principles. With eloquence and insight, Ellis strips the mythic veneer of the revolutionary generation to reveal men both human and inspired, possessed of both brilliance and blindness. American Creation is a book that delineates an era of flawed greatness, at a time when understanding our origins is more important than ever. 
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Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation, Joseph J. Ellis
40 Joseph J. Ellis Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
New York Vintage Books 2000 0375705244 / 9780375705243 Trade Paperback Good 
In this landmark work of history, the National Book Award—winning author of American Sphinx explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals–Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and Madison–confronted the overwhelming challenges before them to set the course for our nation. The United States was more a fragile hope than a reality in 1790. During the decade that followed, the Founding Fathers–re-examined here as Founding Brothers–combined the ideals of the Declaration of Independence with the content of the Constitution to create the practical workings of our government. Through an analysis of six fascinating episodes–Hamilton and Burr’s deadly duel, Washington’s precedent-setting Farewell Address, Adams’ administration and political partnership with his wife, the debate about where to place the capital, Franklin’s attempt to force Congress to confront the issue of slavery and Madison’s attempts to block him, and Jefferson and Adams’ famous correspondence–Founding Brothers brings to life the vital issues and personalities from the most important decade in our nation’s history. 
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Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation, Joseph J. Ellis
41 Joseph J. Ellis Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
New York, NY Random House 2000 0375705244 / 9780375705243 Trade Paperback Good 
In this landmark work of history, the National Book Award—winning author of American Sphinx explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals–Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and Madison–confronted the overwhelming challenges before them to set the course for our nation. The United States was more a fragile hope than a reality in 1790. During the decade that followed, the Founding Fathers–re-examined here as Founding Brothers–combined the ideals of the Declaration of Independence with the content of the Constitution to create the practical workings of our government. Through an analysis of six fascinating episodes–Hamilton and Burr’s deadly duel, Washington’s precedent-setting Farewell Address, Adams’ administration and political partnership with his wife, the debate about where to place the capital, Franklin’s attempt to force Congress to confront the issue of slavery and Madison’s attempts to block him, and Jefferson and Adams’ famous correspondence–Founding Brothers brings to life the vital issues and personalities from the most important decade in our nation’s history. 
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The Way of Duty: A Woman and Her Family in Revolutionary America, Joy Day Buel And Richard Buel Jr.
42 Joy Day Buel And Richard Buel Jr. The Way of Duty: A Woman and Her Family in Revolutionary America
NY Norton And Company 1984 039301762 Hard Cover Good Good 
Light fading on page edges. Combining the skills of a gifted writer and a scholar's grasp of early America, The Way of Duty draws readers into a vividly evoked world. The Buels have used a rich trove of documents to tell the story of a Connecticut woman, Mary Fish Silliman (1736–1818), whose adventures illuminate the day-to-day realities of living through the American Revolution. 
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Facts Within the Fiction: A Companion For No Borrowed Glory, Judy Bloodgood Bander
43 Judy Bloodgood Bander Facts Within the Fiction: A Companion For No Borrowed Glory
Carrollton, VA Woodside Press 2006 Paperback Very Good 
Small scuff on the front cover. Clean and unmarked. 
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The Making of a Revolutionary Experience: Research Material From No Borrowed Glory, Judy Bloodgood Bander
44 Judy Bloodgood Bander The Making of a Revolutionary Experience: Research Material From No Borrowed Glory
Carrollton, VA Woodside Press 2006 Soft cover Used As New Signed by the Author

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45 Lee M. White The American Revolution in Notes, Quotes and Anecdotes
Fairfax, VA Prince 1975 Trade Paperback Good 
Here is the story of the American Revolution told in a fresh, lively and unique way. This is no grim account of warfare and death but rather a joyous celebration of the birth of our Republic. In addition to well-known facts, our researchers have discovered amusing and amazing little-known stories of the times and our writer has molded them into a text that is both easy and fun to read. Although appropriately illustrated with beautiful antique American art, there is nothing stuffy or 'old-fashioned' about this snappy publication. Wherever you may travel in the original thirteen, or indeed in all fifty of our States, you are not likely to find another book that says it better? 
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Faith of Our Founding Fathers, Leo Godzich
46 Leo Godzich Faith of Our Founding Fathers
Phoenix, AZ NAME 0971284725 / 9780971284722 Paperback New 

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Celebrations of a Nation: Early American Holidays, Lucile Johnston
47 Lucile Johnston Celebrations of a Nation: Early American Holidays
Arlington, VA Johnston Bicentennial Foundation 1987 0962034312 / 9780962034312 Trade Paperback Good 
"Great for gifts", this lively Christian history of America’s first holidays — Thanksgiving, The Fourth of July, and Presidents Day — is a compelling journey into the origins of our democracy. Thoroughly researched, Johnston’s third book grabs our attention with exciting stories and painting reproductions and gives us the sense of being there when this nation began. Celebrations of a Nation explores the education, vision, struggles and triumphs of our forefathers in their own words, and ties them together in a colorful, novel-like way. Informative and inspiring, we learn how the Christian values of charity, equality, and freedom were built into the foundation of our American democracy. From the words of the Pilgrims who gave us the First Thanksgiving, the Revolutionaries who gave us Independence Day, the Founders who wrote The Declaration of Independence and our Constitution, and from our most honored Presidents, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln we see how our freedoms were created and secured, and why we celebrate these meaningful holidays. Celebrations of a Nation is a classic and colorful resource on how and why the United States began, our first National holidays, and the personal faith of those who gave us our unique American democracy. 
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From the  Front: The Story of War, Michael S. Sweeney
48 Michael S. Sweeney From the Front: The Story of War
Washington, D.C. National Geographic 0792281942 / 9780792281948 Hard Cover Very Good Poor 
"In this vivid, visually gripping account of modern warfare, awarding-winning author Michael Sweeney takes us onto battlefields from the Crimea to Kuwait to chronicle 150 years of war, often in the words of those who have seen it firsthand. 
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Patrick Henry: Patriot and Statesman, Norine Dickson Campbell
49 Norine Dickson Campbell Patrick Henry: Patriot and Statesman
Old Greenwich, Connecticut The Devin-Adair Company 1975 081596501x / 9780815965015 Cloth Good Good Signed by the Author
Some very light staining on the page edges. 
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From Sea to Shining Sea: God's Plan for America Unfolds, Peter Marshall and David Manuel
50 Peter Marshall and David Manuel From Sea to Shining Sea: God's Plan for America Unfolds
Old Tappan, NJ Fleming H. Revell Company 1986 0800714512 / 9780800714512 Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
Does God really bless a nation that honors him? In From Sea to Shining Sea, Peter Marshall and David Manuel take us back to the post-revolutionary era to reveal how God intervened on behalf of our struggling young nation. During this fifty-year period, Daniel Boone, Andrew Jackson, Sam Houston, and other American heroes carved out their place in history. Conestoga wagons and circuit riders became famous, Indian wars and slavery were major concerns, and the Louisiana Purchase and the Oregon Trail expanded Americas borders from sea to shining sea. The authors tell how Gods hand was evident in these and other key moments in the shaping of the young nation. Marshall and Manuels stirring historical account of Gods working in America has found a large and loyal readership. This fast-paced, absorbing narrative tells not only how Americas divine plan became downgraded and its future threatened by greed, pride, and self-righteousness, but how in the midst of all this turmoil, God raised up the right men to shape the political structure and moral character that make America Gods country. 
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The Light and the Glory: Did God Have a Plan for America?, Peter Marshall and David Manuel
51 Peter Marshall and David Manuel The Light and the Glory: Did God Have a Plan for America?
Old Tappan, NJ Fleming H. Revell Company 1977 0800708865 / 9780800708863 Hard Cover Good Fine Signed by Author
For those of us who, like the authors, have been exposed mostly to the secular accounts of this period of American history, the information presented becomes a revelation of very great magnitude. ... This book is important. I would that every professing Christian read Gods Holy Bible and this book. There are, of a surety, better and more comprehensive histories than this, but I would recommend none more highly to introduce the student to our Christian American roots as pertains to our beginnings on these shores. -- Christian Forum Book Review Gives us new appreciation and inspiration to fulfill Gods plan for us as a nation. -- Bill Bright Reveals our true national heritage and inspires us to stay on Gods course as a nation. -- Tim LaHaye 
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A Documentary History Of The United States, Richard D. Heffner
52 Richard D. Heffner A Documentary History Of The United States
NY Signet Books 2002 0451207483 / 9780451207487 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
Here in one single volume are the documents, speeches, and letters that have forged U.S. history-from the complete text of the Declaration of Independence to J.F.K.'s inaugural address to George W. Bush's speeches after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. 
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General Washington's Christmas Farewell: A Mount Vernon Homecoming, 1783, Stanley Weintraub
53 Stanley Weintraub General Washington's Christmas Farewell: A Mount Vernon Homecoming, 1783
New York, NY Free Press 2003 0743246543 / 9780743246545 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
A note is written on first blank page. One of America's greatest Christmas stories and also one of its very first -- from the period between the end of the Revolutionary War and the ratification of the Constitution -- was a creation of none other than George Washington. The story isn't just about Washington coming home for Christmas for the first time since the war began, but about the character of our most important Founding Father and about the precedent he set for democratic leadership. It is the story of a loving husband, a beloved military leader, and above all, a humble and great man. In late November 1783 when Washington finally received formal notice of the signing of a peace treaty with England he had little more than a month to accept the transfer of power from British troops in New York; to bid farewell to his troops; and to resign his commission to Congress if he hoped to make it to Mount Vernon for Christmas. He could have remained in charge of the army and become a virtual king to the Americans who loved him. Control of the newly forming government was his to take -- yet he chose to resign. It was that decision, coupled with his later decision to step down from the presidency after two terms, that rendered him "the greatest character of the age" (according to none other than King George III). Washington's homeward journey is one of the most moving and inspiring stories from his great and eventful life. When he bade farewell to his troops at Fraunces Tavern in New York City there were no dry eyes. When he reached Congress and gave a retirement speech, it cemented his greatness more fully than had his victory over the British. When he made it to Mount Vernon, finally, on Christmas Eve, it could not have been a happier homecoming. General Washington's Christmas Farewell is a deeply moving Christmas story as well as a great American story. 
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Americans at War, Stephen E. Ambrose
54 Stephen E. Ambrose Americans at War
New York, NY Berkley Books 1998 0425165108 / 9780425165102 Trade Paperback Fine 
Stephen E. Ambrose, one of the foremost historians of the European theater of World War II, shares his vast knowledge of that conflict as well as the Civil War, Korea, Vietnam, and the Cold War in this compelling narrative about the American way of war. From Vicksburg to My Lai, Ambrose recounts the history of these wars with extensive coverage of the battlefields and believable portrayals of those involved, creating the perspective that the country's conflicts both reflect and shape American democratic society. 
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Epic Retreats: From 1776 to the Evacuation of Saigon, Stephen Tanner
55 Stephen Tanner Epic Retreats: From 1776 to the Evacuation of Saigon
Edison, NJ Castle Books 2002 0785814035 / 9780785814030 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
In between glorious triumphs and noble catastrophes of military history lies a neglected stepchild: retreat. This book spans the modern era-from horses to helicopters-with highly detailed analyses of seven famous campaigns. 
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Another Such Victory, Thomas E. Baker
56 Thomas E. Baker Another Such Victory
Fort Washington, PA Eastern National 2005 1590910397 / 9781590910399 Second Edition Paperback Used As New 
Never read. A short note is written on the second blank page. Another such victory would ruin the British army. These were the words Charles James Fox used before the House of Commons when news reached London of the battle the British forces had won at Guilford Courthouse, North Carolina. Here is a lively and detailed account of the victory of March 15, 1781, that devastatingly weakened the British, started Cornwallis on the road to Yorktown and ultimately led to surrender. 
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57 Thomas Jefferson Edited by William Peden Notes on the State of Virginia
New York, NY W. W. Norton & Company 1982 0393006476 / 9780393006476 Trade Paperback Good 
“This is a Bedford book that is long overdue, and David Waldstreicher is a superb choice as editor. This new edition of Notes on the State of Virginia is informed by the more recent scholarship on Jefferson, which the editor knows cold, and it will attract a substantial audience among college teachers, yours truly included.” —Joseph J. Ellis, Mount Holyoke College “This is an excellent piece of work. Specialists as well as students will learn from the Introduction, and though the Notes are available in many editions, they have never been so attractively and accessibly presented. Also, the very fine selection of additional documents will certainly enhance the reader's appreciation of the Notes.” —Peter S. Onuf, University of Virginia 
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Under God, Toby Mac and Michael Tait with Wallbuilders
58 Toby Mac and Michael Tait with Wallbuilders Under God
Minneapolis, MN Bethany House Publishers 2004 0764200089 / 9780764200083 Trade Paperback Good 
In the same uncompromising style of Jesus Freaks, bestselling authors Michael Tait and TobyMac of dc Talk now urge readers to take their stand for America's future--by examining our past. Using unforgettable accounts of both famous and little-known Americans, Under God examines the stories of men and women who forged our nation. Against these, they pair the dark side of America's legacy--racism, slavery, injustice--in order that a new generation might seek God's face and avoid repeating sins of the past. The authors draw on the resources of WallBuilders, a national organization that distributes historical, legal, and statistical information and helps citizens become active in their communities. 
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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Guns: Pistols, Rifles, Revolvers, Machine and Submachine Guns Through History in 1100 Color Photographs, Will Fowler, Anthony North, Charles Stronge and Patrick Sweeney
59 Will Fowler, Anthony North, Charles Stronge and Patrick Sweeney The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Guns: Pistols, Rifles, Revolvers, Machine and Submachine Guns Through History in 1100 Color Photographs
New York Metro Books 2011 1435117298 / 9781435117297 Soft Cover Very Good 
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Guns is an unparalleled guide to the world's most important firearms-from the medieval period to the present day. It contains directories of arms from many parts of the world, organized according to country of manufacture and provides key specifications for each weapon, including caliber, magazine capacity, barrel length and unloaded weight. All of the most significant and famous firearms are featured, including Mauser and Lee-Enfield rifles, the Colt .45 pistol, the MP38 submachine gun and the Hotchkiss machine gun. By incorporating specially commissioned color photographs and illustrations, including cutaway diagrams to show internal components and gun operation with the authoritative text by leading firearm experts in their field, this handy reference book is a must-have for any firearm enthusiast. 
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Letters of John and Abigail Adams, 1762 to 1826, William Bennett (writer of forward and introduction)
60 William Bennett (writer of forward and introduction) Letters of John and Abigail Adams, 1762 to 1826
Westvaco Corporation 2001 Hard Cover New 
In a box sleeve. 2001 Limited Edition, Westvaco Corp.....Hardcover with Matching Decorative Slipcase and Red Ribbon Bookmark.....Gift/Collectible Condition.....Illustrated End Papers 
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