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Bernier, Olivier
N.B. Corners and head and tail of spine bumped. Edges of D/J rubbed. Some chipping to head and tail of D/J spine. 290pp.
Doubleday, 1981, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good/Price Clipped. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0385157800
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Inventory #23587
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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Sachse, William L.
115pp.
Published for the Conference on British Studies at the Universit, 1971, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0521081718
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Inventory #13271
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.20 approx. - € 6.36 approx.)
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Friedenberg, Daniel M.
This book offers a vivid account of the bloody, corruption-laden, yet engrossing history of land speculation in America, from pre-colonial times to the election of President Thomas Jefferson. Friedenberg conducts a fast-paced, eye-opening tour through the labyrinth of North American land deals, and in doing do exposes the real motives influencing some of the major events in our nation's history while placing the lives and careers of America's forefathers in a disturbing new light. Discover the powerful role that the desire for land played in carving out colonies in the New World and how greed sparked the French and Indian War and spawned an array of land companies created to make quick profits and displace Native Americans. Friedenberg explains how colonial merchants and traders were willing to risk revolution to achieve new western markets. He looks at the American Revolution through the eyes of those who speculated on land grants promised to soldiers and discusses how political intrigues among land company delegates at Congress influenced ratification of the Articles of Confederation and debate on the Constitution. He reveals the legacy of treason, fraud, treachery, and deceit as some of the most distinguished names in our early history sliced up the American pie. 423pp.
Prometheus Books,U.S., 1992, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0879757221
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Inventory #14045
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Gilmore, James R.
This is the sequel to "The Rear-Guard of the Revolution", published in 1886 under Gilmore's pseudonym, Edmund Kirke. In the first volume, Gilmore traced the career of John Sevier (1745-1815) the popular Tennessee frontiersman, land speculator, and politician, from his arrival in the Tennessee country in the early 1770s until the end of the American Revolution. In this volume, originally published in 1887, Gilmore continues the chronicle of Sevier's life from 1783 until his death near Fort Decatur, Alabama. 321pp. N.B. Small mark to front board.
The Overmountain Press, 1997, Cloth/Gilt, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1570720592
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Inventory #27557
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 15.00 approx. - € 13.25 approx.)
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McLaughlin,David J.
262pp.
Pentacle Press, 2006, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Second Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0976350041
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Inventory #15557
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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