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|The American Revolution: A Picture Sourcebook |
by John Grafton
This collection of more than 400 black-and-white illustrations forms a vivid view of the struggle for independence. Illustrations of every important battle are included, as well as facsimiles of major documents, portraits, and more.
|The American Song Treasury: 100 Favorites |
by Theodore Raph
Wonderful sing-along favorites with easy-to-play piano arrangements, guitar chords, and complete lyrics: Greensleeves, Auld Lang Syne, Down in the Valley, My Wild Irish Rose, Yellow Rose of Texas, and many more.
|American World War I Posters: 24 Cards |
by James Montgomery Flagg
Unique collection reproduces 24 inspirational posters, among them James Montgomery Flagg's classic depiction of Uncle Sam proclaiming "I Want YOU for U.S. Army." Introduction. Captions.
|American Yesterday |
by Eric Sloane
Immensely enjoyable book lovingly describes careers of dowsers, tithingmen, sawyers, nailers, plumbum-men (plumbers), barber-surgeons, sellmongers, fence-viewers, and other old-time artisans and craftworkers. 96 black-and-white illustrations.
|The Amistad Coloring Book |
by Peter F. Copeland
Twenty-eight meticulously rendered, ready-to-color illustrations, among them the capture of Africans in their homeland, their revolt aboard ship in Havana, and their successful defense by former U.S. President John Quincy Adams.
|Annie Oakley and Buffalo Bill's Wild West |
by Isabelle S. Sayers
Wonderful behind-the-scenes look at the life and career of Annie Oakley. More than 100 rare photographs, posters, handbills, and other memorabilia.
|The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin |
by Benjamin Franklin
Charming self-portrait covers boyhood, work as a printer, political career, scientific experiments, much more. Its openness, honesty, and readable style have made the Autobiography one of the great classics of the genre.
|Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson |
by Thomas Jefferson
Detailed account of this man's remarkable life: as governor of Virginia, years in Paris, as Washington's secretary of state, life in retirement, more. First draft of the Declaration of Independence is included.
|The Battles that Changed History |
by Fletcher Pratt
Historian profiles 16 crucial conflicts, ancient to modern, that changed the course of Western civilization. Gripping accounts of battles led by Alexander the Great, Joan of Arc, Ulysses S. Grant, other commanders. 27 maps.
|Bill Clinton and His Family Paper Dolls |
by Tom Tierney
The Clintons, Chelsea, and Mrs. Virginia Kelley, in costumes for the inaugural festivities and daily activities. Notes. 4 dolls, 29 costumes.
|Book of Old-Time Trades and Tools |
Lavishly illustrated primer on the work of tailors, shoemakers, calico printers, millers, and 29 other craftworkers provides valuable insights on Victorian working class culture. More than 700 illustrations.
|Boy Scouts Handbook: The First Edition, 1911 |
by Boy Scouts of America
Complete republication of a book that has been used by generations of American youths, with copious information on such topics as woodcrafting, camping, sailing, as well as developing self-reliance and good citizenship.
|Buffalo Bill's Life Story: An Autobiography |
by W. F. Cody
Thrilling yarns of buffalo hunts, Indian life, and riding with the Pony Express abound in this exciting memoir of life in the Old West. Illustrations by N. C. Wyeth.
|A Celebration of Bells |
by Eric Sloane, Eric Hatch
Spirited reminders of yesteryear, clamoring bells in all their forms ring of America and freedom. In this charmingly illustrated book, two nostalgia experts share their enthusiasm for the subject, covering types, sounds, and world-famous bells.
|The Chicago Race Riots: July, 1919 |
by Carl Sandburg, Walter Lippmann, Paul Buhle
Nearly a century ago, the segregation-related death of an African-American teenager at a Chicago beach set off days of violence. Contemporary account by distinguished author, who reported for local newspaper.
|The Chicago World's Fair of 1893: A Photographic Record |
by Stanley Appelbaum
128 rare, vintage photographs: 200 buildings — 79 of foreign governments, 38 of U.S. states — the original ferris wheel, first midway, Edison's kinetoscope, much more. 128 black-and-white photographs. Captions. Map. Index.
|Child Life in Colonial Times |
by Alice Morse Earle
A pioneering historian chronicles the everyday details of growing up in Colonial America in this engaging classic. Meticulously researched, it paints a vivid picture of infancy, toys, schooling, and more. 128 illustrations.