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An Historical Account of the Settlements of the Scotch Highlanders in America Prior to the Peace of 1783. Together with notices of Highland Regiments and Biographical Sketches

An Historical Account of the Settlements of the Scotch Highlanders in America Prior to the Peace of 1783. Together with notices of Highland Regiments and Biographical Sketches

by MacLEAN, J.P.

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1900
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Cleveland: The Helman-Taylor Company, 1900. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Deep green cloth, titled in gilt on spine and front cover; 459pp; illus. A tight, clean and unmarked copy, page margins slightly age-toned else close to Fine but with the final gathering of leaves darkened as usual. An attractive copy. An important source for the history of… Read more about this item
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Memoir of Pierre Toussaint, Born a Slave in St. Domingo
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Memoir of Pierre Toussaint, Born a Slave in St. Domingo

by [AFRICAN-AMERICANA] TOUSSAINT, Pierre; [LEE, Hannah Farnham Sawyer]

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1854
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Boston: Crosby, Nichols & Company, 1854. First Edition. 12mo. Publisher's blind-stamped blue cloth, decoratively titled in gilt on spine; pale yellow coated endpapers; frontispiece portrait; 124pp. Ex Marietta [Ohio?] Public Library, with early paper spine label, bookplate, and pocket at rear; else a tight, Very Good or better copy, slightly foxed on the frontispiece but otherwise quite well-preserved. LCP… Read more about this item
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Owen Wister: Advocate of Racial Hatred. An Unpatriotic American Who Seeks to Destroy American Traditions

Owen Wister: Advocate of Racial Hatred. An Unpatriotic American Who Seeks to Destroy American Traditions

by [OWEN WISTER] [IRISH INDEPENDENCE] O'Connell, Daniel T.

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1920
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Washington DC: Friends of Irish Freedom National Bureau of Information, 1920. First edition. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet. Printed self-wraps; 12pp. Light soil; hand-stamp of the Montgomery Count (PA) Historical Society to front cover and first text leaf; Very Good. Vigorous attack, by an Irish nationalist, on Wister's anglophilic and anti-Irish tract, The Straight Deal, or the Ancient Grudge (1920). … Read more about this item
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The Leaven in a Great City

The Leaven in a Great City

by [NEW YORK] BETTS, Lillian W.

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1902
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New York: Dodd, Mead, 1902. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Publisher's pictorial cloth, stamped in colors with gilt spine titles; 315pp; frontispiece and 35 unnumbered leaves of photographic plates (halftones). Square and tight with a trace of rubbing at board corners; Near Fine. Unusually nice copy of this richly-illustrated survey of New York slums, with much on… Read more about this item
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Three large-format photographs documenting a gathering of the Hrvatski Sokol [Croatian Club] of San Francisco, 1922
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Three large-format photographs documenting a gathering of the Hrvatski Sokol [Croatian Club] of San Francisco, 1922

by [CROATIAN-AMERICANS - CALIFORNIA] TORNICH, P.P. (photographer)

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[San Francisco: P.P. Tornich, ca 1922]. Three vintage silver-gelatin prints, approx. 7-1/2" x 9-1/2" (one slightly smaller) on commercial mounts, ca 11" x 14." The prints show mild surface wear but are clean and retain excellent contrast; moderate soiling to mounts; Near Fine. One mount printed with the photographer's address (110 Congo Street, San Francisco) at lower right; one… Read more about this item
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A Traveler Disguised: the rise of Modern Yiddish Fiction in the Nineteenth Century

A Traveler Disguised: the rise of Modern Yiddish Fiction in the Nineteenth Century

by MIRON, Dan

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1973
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New York: Schocken Books, 1973. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 347pp. Neat ownership signature to front free endpaper, else a Fine, unmarked copy. In the original dustwrapper, unpriced on front flap, lightly rubbed, Near Fine.
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Boston's Immigrants 1790-1865: A Study in Acculturation

Boston's Immigrants 1790-1865: A Study in Acculturation

by HANDLIN, Oscar

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1941
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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1941. First Edition. First printing. Octavo; cloth hardcover; dustjacket; xviii,[1]-287pp; charts, figures. Tight, clean, Very Good or better copy in the original printed dustwrapper, slightly toned on spine panel and extremities; Very Good. Ink ownership signature of Bernice V. Freeman, long time Princeton University librarian.
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Adapting to Abundance: Jewish Immigrants, Mass Consumption, and the Search for American Identity

Adapting to Abundance: Jewish Immigrants, Mass Consumption, and the Search for American Identity

by HEINZE, Andrew R.

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1990
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New York: Columbia University Press, 1990. First Edition. First printing. Octavo; cloth hardcover in dustjacket; 276pp; illus. Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Small reviewer's "check" mark in ink to front free endpaper, else Fine in a slightly spine-sunned, else Near Fine dustjacket.
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Galveston: Ellis Island of the West

Galveston: Ellis Island of the West

by MARINBACH, Bernard

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Albany: State University of New York Press, (1983). First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial cloth hardcover, no dustjacket, as issued; 240pp; illus. A fine, apparently unread copy. In the publisher's series, "SUNY Series in Modern Jewish History.
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Our Menuez / Menuey Family. Jean Menuez and One Line of His Descendants and Dominique Prudhon and Some of His Descendants [4 vols]. With brief information on the families of Braun - Frost - Hebrank - Heth - Jardee - Kerns - King - Majors - Miller / Mueller - Robins / Evans - Spragg - Sparks

Our Menuez / Menuey Family. Jean Menuez and One Line of His Descendants and Dominique Prudhon and Some of His Descendants [4 vols]. With brief information on the families of Braun - Frost - Hebrank - Heth - Jardee - Kerns - King - Majors - Miller / Mueller - Robins / Evans - Spragg - Sparks

by [GENEALOGY] THIES, Mary Ann [Menuey]

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Salem, MA: Higginson Book Company, [1996]. Four quarto volumes. Cloth-backed printed wrappers (softcovers); v.I, Part 1: pp 1-360; v.I, Part 2: pp.361-739; v.II, Part 1: pp.740-1103; also containing "Our Prudhon Family," pp.1-32; v.II, Part 2 [continuation of "Our Prudhon Family"], pp.33-64; subsequent chapters individually paginated. All volumes illustrated with photostatic facsimiles from original photographs. Complete and fine, with no… Read more about this item
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[Lithograph] Death of George Shifler - Born Jan 24 1825 - Murdered May 6 1844 - In Kensington

[Lithograph] Death of George Shifler - Born Jan 24 1825 - Murdered May 6 1844 - In Kensington

by [ANTI-CATHOLIC RIOTS - PHILADELPHIA] MAGEE, J.L. (lithographer)

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Philadelphia: William Smith, [1844]. Original hand-colored lithograph, 14.5" x 11.5" (sheet); printed area ca 12.5" x 8" including caption. Trimmed at upper and lower margins, two or three short tears at edges, with general minor toning: Very Good or better. Image foreground depicts a fallen Shifler, bleeding from a wound to the chest, surrounded by three comrades as he… Read more about this item
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Emigrants in Chains: a social history of forced emigration to the Americas of felons, destitute children, political and religious non-conformists, vagabonds, beggars and other undesirables, 1607-1776

Emigrants in Chains: a social history of forced emigration to the Americas of felons, destitute children, political and religious non-conformists, vagabonds, beggars and other undesirables, 1607-1776

by COLDHAM, Peter Wilson

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First American Edition
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[1992]
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[Baltimore]: Genealogical Publishing Company, [1992]. First American Edition. Octavo (24cm). Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 188pp; includes bibliography. Mild evidence of use, including slight bowing to covers, still a tight, Very Good or better copy in the pictorial dustwrapper. This is a revised and much-expanded version of the article "History of Transportation" which appeared as the introductory volume in Coldham's nine-volume… Read more about this item
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Italian American: the Racializing of an Ethnic Identity

Italian American: the Racializing of an Ethnic Identity

by RICHARDS, David A.J.

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1999
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New York: New York University Press, 1999. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 273pp. Fine and apparently unread; a new-appearing copy.
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An Historical Survey of Jewish Philanthropy, from the Earliest Times to the Nineteenth Century
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An Historical Survey of Jewish Philanthropy, from the Earliest Times to the Nineteenth Century

by FRISCH, Ephraim

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1924
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New York: Macmillan, 1924. First Edition. First printing. 12mo (19cm). Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 196pp. Inscribed by the author on front endpaper to the prominent religious scholar Moses Jung: "To Dr. Moses Jung / with my esteem and friendship," signed, dated 1946. A tight, Very Good or better copy in worn dustwrapper, rubbed and soiled with conspicuous triangular loss at… Read more about this item
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[Advertising Poster] "From the articles on the Pennsylvania Coal Regions in The Century for April" [1898]

by [MINING - PENNSYLVANIA] [HAMBIDGE, Jay, illus]

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New York: Orcutt Co, [1898]. Lithograph in colors, 49cm x 32.5cm (19" x 12-3/4"). Printed on thin coated stock, text in three lines below large central image of a bearded laborer. Small marginal loss at left (away from printed area); a few small marginal tears, small area of ink (?) specks at left of image. Overall Very Good. The… Read more about this item
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The Plot Against the McCarran-Walter Act

The Plot Against the McCarran-Walter Act

by [IMMIGRATION REFORM] MOORE, Herbert G.

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1952
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Los Angeles: Freedom Clubs, 1952. Offprint. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"); bifolium; 4pp. Two horizontal mailing folds (as issued), else Fine. Reprinted from the December, 1952 issue of the National Republic. Right-wing attack on attempts to block passage of the McCarran-Walter Immigration Act, which established immigration restrictions in order to "... safeguard the country from communism, "Jewish interests", and undesirables… Read more about this item
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Workshop of Liberty

Workshop of Liberty" [University of Chicago Round Table, no. 847, July 4, 1954]

by BOBRINSKOY, George et al.

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1954
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Chicago: University of Chicago, 1954. First Edition. Small octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's green pictorial staplebound wrappers printed in blue; 15pp. Ex-Yakima Valley Junior College with their usual markings, extremities a bit worn, upper cover toned to grey; Good to Very Good overall. Transcript of an NBC radio discussion on the history of immigration in America by George Bobrinskoy, Peter Hryhorowycz,… Read more about this item
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Ein Sing- und Gebet-Büchlein [Cover title: Religiöse Gedichte]

Ein Sing- und Gebet-Büchlein [Cover title: Religiöse Gedichte]

by KRAUSS, Samuel

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1890
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Quakertown, PA: Gedruckt von Stauffer u. Schelly, 1890. First Edition. Small 12mo (15.5cm.); publisher's burnt orange decorative wrappers; 42pp. Wrappers a bit creased with chip at spine crown and one-inch split to spine foot, else Very Good, internally sound. Text entirely in German blackletter. Scarce collection of religious poetry and lyrics, Mennonite Historical only in OCLC as of June,… Read more about this item
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Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 18th Anniversary Will Be Marked By The Third Annual Martyrs' Memorial Observance...Kehillath Israel, 370 Harvard Street, Brookline [etc]

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 18th Anniversary Will Be Marked By The Third Annual Martyrs' Memorial Observance...Kehillath Israel, 370 Harvard Street, Brookline [etc]

by [JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF METROPOLITAN BOSTON]

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Boston: Jewish Community Council of Metropolitan Boston, [1961]. Broadside, 17" x 11". Printed in blue ink on white wove stock, recto only. Original vertical and horizontal folds; a few inconspicuous nicks to extremities; Very Good or better. The observance included performances by Cantor Gregor Shelkan and the Children's Chorus of the Y.L. Peretz School. Signed in type by the… Read more about this item
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In Search of Susanna. Foreword by Albert E. Stone

In Search of Susanna. Foreword by Albert E. Stone

by BUNKERS, Suzanne L.

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Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, (1996). First Edition. Inscribed on title page: "Best wishes as you study those Danish and English ancestors," signed and dated in year of publication. First printing (not issued in cloth). Octavo; pictorial card wrappers (softcover); 251,(2)pp; illus. Faint crease to front endpaper, else Fine. Memoir of the author's great-great-grandmother, a mid-19th century emigrant… Read more about this item
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