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Seller: craminn (1,283) 100%, Location: Sherwood, Oregon, Ships to: US, Item: 223069428334 CLICK HERE to see my other rare antique books. and PLEASE CLICK HERE; To see my son's old books Title: Adventures & Achievements of Americans; a series of narratives illustrating their heroism, self-reliance, genius and enterprise author: Henry HowePublished: -New York, Geo F. Tuttle - circa 1858Size = apx. 9" by 6.5" with 732 pages! illustrated with 10 pictures CLICK HERE to see it for $500201801102652 Contents: 22 Chapters Including: The Hero Martyr [Captain Nathan Hale - Revolutionary War], Early American Artists, Band of Heroes [ campaign against Quebec in 1775], Eminent American Traveler - John Ledyard, Rescue of General Lafayette, Eminent American Inventors [ Eli Whitney, Singer sewing machines, and a few more], Adventures of a Revolutionary Solider [ Battle of Bunker Hill] , The Two Orators, American Temperance Reformers, Desertion of John Champe, Land and Sea Perils, Cruise of the Essex, American Colony of Liberia, Mier Expedition, Amos Lawrence the Philanthropist, Five years in the U.S. Army, American Arctic Expedition [ in search of Sir John Franklin under Elisha Kent Kane], Eminent American Missionary, Difficulties with Austria, Philanthropic Enterprises, The World's Fair, Achievementsof Americans Abroad. As well as a collection of American Poetry. Condition: Please view photos carefully as, according to Ebay, they are part of the description. All of my books are over 100 years old and have 100+ years of wear. I try to mention the worse, but I am human & sometimes miss a thing or two. Please expect wear.Title page is missing & there is no fold-out map. Overall pages are in good condition, with some dirty handling marks and a few rips towards the back repaired with doc. tape. Page 681 has a small corner ripped out (1" x 1/2") and has a few words missing from that page - poetry [shown last picture]. Binding is strong and in good condition. About a 1.5" bit of separation the the back spine top edge [joint]. 4 very, very small pin holes to the spine edges/joints as well. Small repair made to the top of the spine, and a some cracks to the bottom of the spine. Back covers looks as nice as the front. The ffep has name written in pen in the top right corner and is ripped at the gutter. Red #29 written on the decorated ffep - pen pointing to it [camouflaged]. Gilt on spine and front are in good condition. Overall in good condition. please Add me to your Favorites list AND check back now and then to see what's new! I do combine ship, but only if you "request total from seller" BEFORE YOU PAY -otherwise I can't send you a new invoice. I am occasionally out of town for a day or 2. don't panic, I will get to ASAPpaypal only media mail SHIPPING TO USA ONLY - It can take up to 14 days to get back East. All others please contact me. I use recycled packing materials to save the planet and to save you $ & always pack well!! -thanks! #017-C2refund policy - due to the excuses used for returns/ refunds - I do except returns BUT - I do not refund any shipping costs -there or back --so please ask questions if you are unsure or I missed anything. THANKS for understanding --and remember -this book is very old and may have accumulated bad smells along the way [musty basement/ mildew/ smoke] - I have found that dryer sheets in them for a few months makes a world of difference! some of my books get sold right away so please consider using this trick before deciding to return it! My nose doesn't work like it use to so the old book smell doesn't bother me. As far as I can tell -this book smells fine CLICK HERE to see it Condition: PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO CHECK OUT OUR OTHER RARE BOOKS -and read below -THANKS, Year Printed: 1858, Topic: AMERICAN, Binding: Leather, Subject: History, Original/Facsimile: Original, Special Attributes: Illustrated

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