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1 ANDREWS, Charles M. THE FATHERS OF NEW ENGLAND: A CHRONICLE OF THE PURITAN COMMONWEALTHS
Yale University Press 1919 Hardcover Very Good 
(Volume 6 of The Chronicles of America Series, Abraham Lincoln Edition) Octavo, decorated dark blue cloth, gilt, gravure fronts., x + 210pp., top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed, full-page illustrations. Contents a little tanned, minimal wear. A very good, sound copy in presentable binding. 
Price: 12.00 EUR
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2 ARCHDEACON, Thomas J. NEW YORK CITY, 1664-1710: CONQUEST AND CHANGE
Ithaca Cornell University Press 1976 0801409446 / 9780801409448 First Edition Hard Cover Poor 
Octavo, 197pp. Ex-library, joint cracked at half-title, holding alright, no detachments. Dustwrapper quite marked, text clean. A working copy, quite usable. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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3 AXTELL, James THE SCHOOL UPON A HILL: EDUCATION AND SOCIETY IN COLONIAL NEW ENGLAND
New York W.W. Norton & Company 1976 039300824X / 9780393008241 The Norton Library Soft Cover 
Small octavo, publisher's pictorial wraps, xxi + 298pp. Pages tanned, wraps a little faded at spine, some pencil underlining and marginalia, not particularly obtrusive. A sound, perfectly usable copy. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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4 BONOMI, Patricia U. THE LORD CORNBURY SCANDAL: THE POLITICS OF REPUTATION IN BRITISH AMERICA
Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Press 1998 0807824135 / 9780807824139 Hard Cover Very Good 
(Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture) Octavo, xiv + 290pp., mono. illustrations. Very minor creasing and tanning at dustwrapper, book near-fine. A very good, sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 12.50 EUR
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5 BRIDENBAUGH, Carl CITIES IN THE WILDERNESS [and] CITIES IN REVOLT
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1955 First Borzoi Edition Hard Cover Fair 
Two volumes, large octavo; Cities in the Wilderness: The First Century of Urban Life in America 1625-1742, xiv + 500pp; Cities in Revolt: Urban Life in America, 1743-1776, xiii + 433pp. + xxi, partially untrimmed, illustrated. 'Revolt' with loss at dustwrapper, head of spine; otherwise both dustwrappers with minor wear only, and a little soiling and fading, nothing serious. Pages more tanned at edges of 'Wilderness', both volumes text clean. Owner's signature and inscription at fly-leaf of 'Wilderness'. A square, sound pair in clear protective wraps. 
Price: 40.00 EUR
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6 BRIDENBAUGH, Carl FAT MUTTON AND LIBERTY OF CONSCIENCE: SOCIETY IN RHODE ISLAND, 1636-1690
Providence Brown University Press 1974 0870571435 / 9780870571435 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
Octavo, map endpapers, xxiv + 157pp., mono. illustrations. Dustwrapper a little rubbed at extremities, very minor soiling at rear panel; book very good. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 12.00 EUR
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7 CONDON, Thomas J. NEW YORK BEGINNINGS: THE COMMERCIAL ORIGINS OF NEW NETHERLAND
New York New York University Press 1968 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
Octavo, ix + 204pp. Unclipped dustwrapper a little chipped at margins/lightly rubbed, very slightly faded at spine; book very good, clean. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 12.00 EUR
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8 CRAVEN, Wesley Frank THE COLONIES IN TRANSITION 1660-1713
New York Harper & Row 1968 Hard Cover Fair 
Octavo, xvi + 363pp., mono. illustrations. Ex-library, dustwrapper faded at spine, otherwise light wear only, and book sound. A perfectly usable copy. 
Price: 12.50 EUR
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9 CRAVEN, Wesley Frank THE SOUTHERN COLONIES IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY (A History of the South Volume I)
Louisiana State University Press 1970 0807100110 / 9780807100110 Soft Cover 
Large octavo, publisher's white and black wraps, xv + 469pp., mono. illustrations. Rubbing at wraps, lightly tanned. No significant wear, text clean. A good, sound, square copy. 
Price: 18.50 EUR
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10 CRAVEN, Wesley Frank WHITE, RED, AND BLACK: THE SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY VIRGINIAN
New York W.W. Norton & Company 1977 The Norton Library Soft Cover 
Standard paperback, printed white wraps, vi + 114pp. Light wear at wraps, overall a little tanned, no significant defects. A sound copy, text clean. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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11 GARRETT, John ROGER WILLIAMS: WITNESS BEYOND CHRISTENDOM 1603-1683
New York The Macmillan Company 1970 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Signed by Author
Octavo, x + 306pp., fore-edge untrimmed. Slight creasing at (unclipped) dustwrapper spine, pages very lightly tanned, very minor spotting at top edge. A very good, sound copy, signed/inscribed at fly-leaf "Pat/with regards/and thanks/for much/light/John Garrett." 
Price: 18.50 EUR
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12 GOODFRIEND, Joyce D. BEFORE THE MELTING POT: SOCIETY AND CULTURE IN COLONIAL NEW YORK CITY, 1664-1730
Princeton Princeton University Press 1992 0691047944 / 9780691047942 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, xvi + 304pp., mono. illustrations, tables. Minimal wear. A near-fine copy in like dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 22.00 EUR
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13 GREENE, Jack P., and POLE, J.R. (eds.) COLONIAL BRITISH AMERICA: ESSAYS IN THE NEW HISTORY OF THE EAR LY MODERN ERA
Baltimore The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 0801830559 / 9780801830556 Fourth Printing Paperback Soft Cover 
Large octavo, publisher's pictorial wraps, ix + 508pp., tabels. Some highlighting/underlining, not particularly extensive; wraps a touch faded at spine, a little wear at corrners. A sound, perfectly usable copy. 
Price: 13.50 EUR
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14 HALL, Michael Garibaldi EDWARD RANDOLPH AND THE AMERICAN COLONIES 1676-1703
Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina Press 1960 Hard Cover Good 
Octavo, map endpapers, xi + 241pp. Dustwrapper with a little wear and tear, loss minimal; book with paper label remains adhering to front board, cosmetic only. Text clean. A good, sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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15 JAMES, Sydney V. COLONIAL RHODE ISLAND: A HISTORY
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1975 0684143593 / 9780684143590 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
(A History of the American Colonies series) Large octavo, xviii + 423pp., mono. illustrations. Dustwrapper a little faded at spine, with light smudging, and one small tear; pages very slightly tanned, text clean. A sound, square copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 25.00 EUR
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16 JAMESON, J. Franklin NARRATIVES OF THE NEW NETHERLANDS 1609-1664
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1909 Hard Cover 
(Original Narratives of Early American History series) Octavo, dark cloth, gilt title at spine (a little dulled), fronts., xx + 478pp., mono. illustrations, including folding and double-page map (both very good order). No dustwrapper, endpapers and edges a little tanned; very slight splitting at endpaper over front hinge, nothing serious. Owner's stamp at fly-leaf. Text clean, cltoh with minimal wear. A good, sound copy. 
Price: 25.00 EUR
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17 JEDREY, Christopher M. THE WORLD OF JOHN CLEAVELAND: FAMILY AND COMMUNITY IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY NEW ENGLAND
New York W.W. Norton & Company 1979 0393951995 / 9780393951998 Soft Cover 
Small octavo, publisher's white pictorial wraps, xiii + 2343pp. Overall just a touch tanned, owner's name struck-through at half-title, very light wear only. A good, sound copy. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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18 JOHNSON, Richard R. JOHN NELSON MERCHANT ADVENTURER: A LIFE BETWEEN EMPIRES
New York Oxford University Press 1991 0195065050 / 9780195065053 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, ix + 194pp., mono. illustrations, maps. A very good, clean and sound copy in like dustwrapper. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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19 KENNEY, W. Howland (ed., intr.) LAUGHTER IN THE WILDERNESS: EARLY AMERICAN HUMOR TO 1783
Kent State University Press 1976 0873381858 / 9780873381857 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, ix + 236pp. A few extemely minor smudges/soils at unclipped dustwrapper, minimal wear; negligible soil at fore-edge. A very good, sound copy in removable clear protective wrap 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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20 KESSLER, Henry H., and RACHLIS, Eugene PETER STUYVESANT AND HIS NEW YORK
New York Random House 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Poor 
Octavo, map endpapers, 309pp. Dustwrapper worn with some loss, pages a little tanned, class presentation signatures at half title. Text clean, no significant defects. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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