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Landmark Books

Landmark Books are perhaps the most sought after out of print childrens books by Homeschooling families. The series (originally published from 1951-1970) consisted of 122 volumes in the American History run and 63 in the World History run. Written in a novelistic style, these biographies/histories are geared for mid-range readers in 3rd-6th grade. (I am currently trying to read the entire series and and enjoying them immensely.

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The Pony Express, Adams, Samuel Hopkins
1 Adams, Samuel Hopkins The Pony Express
New York Random House 1950 Hardcover Good+ in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Lee J. Ames 
Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear, large ink stain to bottom edge of front cover. Light bumping at spine and corners. Dust jacket shows normal wear with obvious chipping at head/base of spine. ; [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 296-311] ; Landmark Books; Vol. 7; B&W Illustrations; ; 185 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Pony Express, Adams, Samuel Hopkins
2 Adams, Samuel Hopkins The Pony Express
New York Random House 1950 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Lee J. Ames 
Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear. Light bumping at spine and corners. Dust jacket shows normal wear with some chipping at head/base of spine. Previous owner gift inscription and heavy erasure marks on half title page. ; [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 296-311] [Hotchkiss, American Historical Fiction and Biography for Children and Young People, (The Expanding Frontier - Early Transportation) , 460; Landmark Books; Vol. 7; B&W Illustrations; ; 185 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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The Santa Fe Trail, Adams, Samuel Hopkins
3 Adams, Samuel Hopkins The Santa Fe Trail
New York Random House 1951 Eighth Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Lee J. Ames 
Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Spine slanted. ; [Logasa, McKinley Bibliographies Vol 2; Historical Non-Fiction (7th ed) , pg. 146 (United States - Expansion 1829-1861] [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 296-311]; Landmark Books; Vol. 13; B&W Illustrations; ; 181 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Story Of The Thirteen Colonies, Alderman, Clifford Lindsey; Fisher, Leonard Everett (Illustrator)
4 Alderman, Clifford Lindsey; Fisher, Leonard Everett (Illustrator) The Story Of The Thirteen Colonies
New York Random House 1966 039490415x / 9780394904153 Hardcover Good+ with No dust jacket as issued 
Text is clean. Pictorial library binding, not issued to library. Cover shows wear, bumping to spine, light tear to cover at head of spine. Spine discolored. Sticker shadow on front pastedown. ; [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 296-311]; Landmark Books; Vol. 115; 187 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Story Of The Thirteen Colonies, Alderman, Clifford Lindsey; Fisher, Leonard Everett (Illustrator)
5 Alderman, Clifford Lindsey; Fisher, Leonard Everett (Illustrator) The Story Of The Thirteen Colonies
New York Random House 1966 039490415X / 9780394904153 Hardcover Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Text is clean. Ex-library copy with library marks on rear free end paper and title page. Pictorial library binding has call numbers printed on spine. Multiple library stickers on rear cover. ; [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 296-311]; Landmark Books; Ex-Library; Vol. 115; 187 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Story Of The Thirteen Colonies, Alderman, Clifford Lindsey; Fisher, Leonard Everett (Illustrator)
6 Alderman, Clifford Lindsey; Fisher, Leonard Everett (Illustrator) The Story Of The Thirteen Colonies
New York Random House 1966 039490415x / 9780394904153 Hardcover Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Text is clean. Ex-library copy with library marks to title page and endpapers. Cover shows obvious wear, bumping to spine, light tear to cover at head of spine, chipping to ends of spine and corners. Call numbers printed on spine. ; [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 296-311]; Landmark Books; Ex-Library; Vol. 115; 187 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The French Foreign Legion, Blassingame, Wyatt
7 Blassingame, Wyatt The French Foreign Legion
New York Random House 1955 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Harper Johnson 
Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear, bump at ends of spine and top corners of both covers. Spine cloth soiled. Includes letter from author with facsimile signature included in some book club editions. ; [Logasa, McKinley Bibliographies Vol 2; Historical Non-Fiction (7th ed) , pg. 65 (Europe - Postwar Europe and Spheres of Influence 1918-1939) ]; (Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pg. 296 ); World Landmark Books; Book Club Edition; Vol. 22; B&W Illustrations; 182 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The French Foreign Legion, Blassingame, Wyatt
8 Blassingame, Wyatt The French Foreign Legion
New York Random House 1955 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Harper Johnson 
Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear, bump at ends of spine and top corners of both covers. Pages tanning lightly. Dust jacket shows wear, with chipping at spine and corners. Several stray marks on bottom text edge. Tears along bottom edge of DJ. Previous owner name stamp on front free endpaper. ; [Logasa, McKinley Bibliographies Vol 2; Historical Non-Fiction (7th ed) , pg. 65 (Europe - Postwar Europe and Spheres of Influence 1918-1939) ]; (Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 296-311); World Landmark Books; Vol. 22; B&W Illustrations; 182 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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From Pearl Harbor To Okinawa The War in the Pacific: 1941-1945, Bliven, Bruce
9 Bliven, Bruce From Pearl Harbor To Okinawa The War in the Pacific: 1941-1945
New York Random House 1960 Hardcover Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Text is clean. Ex-library copy with library marks endpapers and title page. Side text edges soiled, heavy pictorial library binding shows wear, rubbing at corners. ; [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 296-311] [Ward & Marquardt, Authors of Books for Young People, 2nd ed, pg. 51] [Hotchkiss, American Historical Fiction and Biography for Children and Young People, (The 20th Century - World War II) , 717]; Landmark Books; Ex-Library; Vol. 94; B&W Photographs & Maps; ; 192 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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From Pearl Harbor To Okinawa The War in the Pacific: 1941-1945, Bliven, Bruce
10 Bliven, Bruce From Pearl Harbor To Okinawa The War in the Pacific: 1941-1945
New York Random House 1960 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Text is clean. Cover shows very normal wear. Red cloth with black/silver decorations. Dust jacket shows heavy wear, front of dust jacket soiled, top inch of DJ spine missing. Large tear to rear panel of DJ. Erasure mark to front free endpaper. Side text edge stained. ; [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 296-311] [Ward & Marquardt, Authors of Books for Young People, 2nd ed, pg. 51] [Hotchkiss, American Historical Fiction and Biography for Children and Young People, (The 20th Century - World War II) , 717]; Landmark Books; Book Club Edition; Vol. 94; B&W Photographs & Maps; ; 192 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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The American Revolution, Bliven, Bruce
11 Bliven, Bruce The American Revolution
New York Random House 1958 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Albert Orbaan 
Text is clean. Cover shows obvoius wear, cover cloth soiled. Sticker shadow on front cover. Rear hinge shaken. ; (Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 296-311) (Berquist, Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum, pg. 83 [5th grade]) [Logasa, McKinley Bibliographies Vol 2; Historical Non-Fiction (7th ed) , pg. 135 (United States - Revolution and Establishment of the Nation 1763-1789]; Landmark Books; Vol. 83; B&W Illustrations; 186 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The American Revolution, Bliven, Bruce
12 Bliven, Bruce The American Revolution
New York Random House 1958 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Albert Orbaan 
Text is clean. Cover shows obvoius wear, cover cloth soiled. Cosmetic damage to front interior gutter. Dust jacket shows obvious wear, wrinkles/rubbing at edges and corners and folds. Top quarter inch of dust jacket spine missing. ; [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 296-311] [Berquist, Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum, pg. 83 (5th grade) ] [Logasa, McKinley Bibliographies Vol 2; Historical Non-Fiction (7th ed) , pg. 135 (United States - Revolution and Establishment of the Nation 1763-1789]; Landmark Books; Vol. 83; B&W Illustrations; 186 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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The Landmark History Of The American People From Plymouth to Appomattox, Boorstin, Daniel J.
13 Boorstin, Daniel J. The Landmark History Of The American People From Plymouth to Appomattox
Littleton, CO Sonlight Curriculum 1987 Paperback Good+ 
Some underlining and margin notes. Cover shows obvious wear, corners bumped, wrinkles to front/rear cover. ; Landmark Giant Books; B&W Photographs; ; 185 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Clara Barton Founder of the American Red Cross, Boylston, Helen Dore
14 Boylston, Helen Dore Clara Barton Founder of the American Red Cross
New York Random House 1955 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Paula Hutchison 
Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear, cover cloth is lightly soiled. Scrape to front pastedown. Corners gently bumped. ; [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 296-311] [Ward & Marquardt, Authors of Books for Young People, 2nd ed, pg. 58] [Logasa, McKinley Bibliographies Vol 2; Historical Non-Fiction (7th ed) , pg. 154 (United States - Conflict 1861-1865] ; Landmark Books; Vol. 58; B&W Illustrations; ; 182 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Great Moments In American Sports, Brondfield, Jerry
15 Brondfield, Jerry Great Moments In American Sports
New York Random House 1974 0394826086 / 9780394826080 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Text is clean. Cover shows wear, with small strip of damage to front cover from sticker removal. Bumping at spine and corners, with obvious ding along top edge. Pictoral Cover. ; Landmark Giant Books; Vol. 24; B&W Photographs; ; 152 pages 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Daniel Boone The Opening of the Wilderness, Brown, John Mason
16 Brown, John Mason Daniel Boone The Opening of the Wilderness
New York Random House 1952 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Lee J. Ames 
Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear. Light bumping at spine and corners. Dust jacket chipped at corners and spine, light edgewear along top edge of front panel of DJ. Erasure marks on front free endpaper. ; [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pg. 296-311] [Berquist, Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum, pg. 84 (5th grade) ] [Hotchkiss, American Historical Fiction and Biography for Children and Young People, (The New Nation 1783-1815) , 278] ; Landmark Books; Book Club Edition; Vol. 21; B&W Illustrations; ; 176 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Daniel Boone The Opening of the Wilderness, Brown, John Mason
17 Brown, John Mason Daniel Boone The Opening of the Wilderness
New York Random House 1952 Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued Illustrated by Lee J. Ames 
Text is clean. Pictorial cover shows normal wear, bump at ends of spine. Corners bumped. 1966 17th printing. ; [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pg. 296-311] ; [Berquist, Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum, pg. 84 (5th grade) ] [Hotchkiss, American Historical Fiction and Biography for Children and Young People, (The New Nation 1783-1815) , 278]; Landmark Books; Vol. 21; B&W Illustrations; ; 176 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Daniel Boone The Opening of the Wilderness, Brown, John Mason
18 Brown, John Mason Daniel Boone The Opening of the Wilderness
New York Random House 1952 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Lee J. Ames 
Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear. Light bumping at spine and corners. Dust jacket chipped at corners and spine, light edgewear along top edge of front panel of DJ. Chip missing from bottom edge of rear panel of DJ. Previous owner name stamped on half title page. Second printing. ; [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pg. 296-311] [Berquist, Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum, pg. 84 (5th grade) ] [Hotchkiss, American Historical Fiction and Biography for Children and Young People, (The New Nation 1783-1815) , 278]; Landmark Books; Vol. 21; B&W Illustrations; ; 176 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Daniel Boone The Opening of the Wilderness, Brown, John Mason
19 Brown, John Mason Daniel Boone The Opening of the Wilderness
New York Random House 1952 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Lee J. Ames 
Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear. Light bumping at spine and corners. Dust jacket chipped at corners and spine, with several tears along top edge of front panel of DJ. ; [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pg. 296-311] [Berquist, Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum, pg. 84 (5th grade) ] [Hotchkiss, American Historical Fiction and Biography for Children and Young People, (The New Nation 1783-1815) , 278]; Landmark Books; Book Club Edition; Vol. 21; B&W Illustrations; ; 176 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Ethan Allen And The Green Mountain Boys, Brown, Slater
20 Brown, Slater Ethan Allen And The Green Mountain Boys
New York Random House 1956 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by William C. Moyers 
Text is clean. Cover shows obvious wear, spine cloth stained, water stain to front cover. Side text edge stained. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. ; (Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 296-311) ; Landmark Books; Vol. 66; B&W Illustrations; ; 184 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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