Keyword:HISTORY UNITED STATES COLONIAL PERIOD (1600-1775)

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The Peopling of British North America: An Introduction

By: Bailyn, Bernard

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Vintage: 1988

Edition: First Edition Thus

Our Product Number: 602817

ISBN: 0394757793

Condition: Good


Several scratches to front cover; Shadow of old pricing; "from library of" embossed by previous owner on title page. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . Cover Art. 0.6 x 7.8 x 5.1 Inches. 177 pages. In this introduction to his large-scale work The Peopling of British North America, Bernard Bailyn identifies central themes in a formative passage of our history: the transatlantic transfer of people from the Old World to the North American continent that... View more info

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Quelch's Gold: Piracy, Greed, and Betrayal in Colonial New England

By: Beal, Clifford

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Dulles, VA, Potomac Books Inc.: 2008

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Our Product Number: 605470

ISBN: 1597972339

Condition: Near Fine


272 pages. In May 1704 an eighty-ton brigantine, the Charles, quietly slipped into the cove at Marblehead, Massachusetts. Her sudden and unexpected appearance, some ten months after she had left Marblehead under mysterious circumstances, started tongues wagging down at the docks and in the town’s dim, cramped, seafront taverns. During the following three weeks, a drama played out involving the crew of the Charles; her commander, John Quelch; and the colon... View more info

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The Genuine Article: A Historian Looks at Early America

By: Morgan, Edmund S.

Price: $13.45

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Co.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 606932

ISBN: 0393059200

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Deckle-edged. 315 pages View more info

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Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War

By: Philbrick, Nathaniel

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 605998

ISBN: 0670037605

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Crease to front flap. Map on endpapers. Full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. 480 pages. From the perilous ocean crossing to the shared bounty of the first Thanksgiving, the Pilgrim settlement of New England has become enshrined as our most sacred national myth. Yet, as bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick reveals in his spellbinding new book, the true story of the Pilgrims is much more than the well-known tale of piety and sacrifice; it is a fifty-five-year epic tha... View more info

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The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotton Colony that Shaped America

By: Shorto, Russell

Price: $12.25

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books: 2005

Our Product Number: 608835

ISBN: 1400078679

Condition: As New


Map on inside of covers . 384 pages. When the British wrested New Amsterdam from the Dutch in 1664, the truth about its thriving, polyglot society began to disappear into myths about an island purchased for 24 dollars and a cartoonish peg-legged governor. But the story of the Dutch colony of New Netherland was merely lost, not destroyed: 12,000 pages of its records–recently declared a national treasure–are now being translated. Russell Shorto draws on this remarkable... View more info