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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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General Brock And Niagra Falls, Adams, Samuel Hopkins
1 Adams, Samuel Hopkins General Brock And Niagra Falls
New York Random House 1957 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by Edward Shenton 
Text is clean. Cover shows light wear. Ends of spine gently bumped. Dust jacket shows minor edgewear, mostly at spine ends. Dime sized chip missing from head of spine of DJ. ; [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 296-311] [Berquist, Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum, pg. 84 (5th grade) ] ; World Landmark Books; Book Club Edition; Vol. 28; B&W Illustrations; 178 pages 
Price: 17.50 USD
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The Pony Express, Adams, Samuel Hopkins
2 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
3 Adams, Samuel Hopkins The Pony Express
New York Random House 1950 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Lee J. Ames 
Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear, with 2 small tears to cloth on front cover. Parts of previous owner bookplate on front pastedown. Light bumping at spine and corners. Dust jacket shows obvious wear with sunning to spine and edge of front panel. Top inch of spine of DJ missing. ; [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 Pony Express, Adams, Samuel Hopkins
4 Adams, Samuel Hopkins The Pony Express
New York Random House 1950 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 shows obvious wear with some chipping at head/base of spine and bottom edge of front panel. ; [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
5 Adams, Samuel Hopkins The Santa Fe Trail
New York Random House 1951 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by Lee J. Ames 
Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Dust jacket shows wear, spine ends chipped, rear panel of DJ stained. Includes letter from author with facimilie signature included with some book club editions. ; [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; Book Club Edition; Vol. 13; B&W Illustrations; ; 181 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Santa Fe Trail, Adams, Samuel Hopkins
6 Adams, Samuel Hopkins The Santa Fe Trail
New York Random House 1951 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by Lee J. Ames 
Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear. Dust jacket shows wear, spine ends chipped, rear panel of DJ stained. Includes letter from author with facimilie signature included with some book club editions. ; [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; Book Club Edition; Vol. 13; B&W Illustrations; ; 181 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Santa Fe Trail, Adams, Samuel Hopkins
7 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 French Foreign Legion, Blassingame, Wyatt
8 Blassingame, Wyatt The French Foreign Legion
New York Random House 1955 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very 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 some external spotting. ; [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; Book Club Edition; Vol. 22; B&W Illustrations; 182 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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The U. S. Frogmen Of World War II, Blassingame, Wyatt
9 Blassingame, Wyatt The U. S. Frogmen Of World War II
New York Random House 1964 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued 
Text is clean. Pictoral cover shows normal wear. Rubbing along edges of front cover. Scuffing and one small stain to rear cover. Spine yellowing with age. Previous owner name on reverse of front free endpaper. Issued without dust jacket. Title listing in the rear gives only 105 titles. ; [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pg. 296-311]; Landmark Books; Vol. 106; B&W Photographs; 171 pages 
Price: 14.00 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 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
11 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 Landmark History Of The American People From Plymouth to Appomattox, Boorstin, Daniel J.
12 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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Great Moments In American Sports, Brondfield, Jerry
13 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
14 Brown, John Mason Daniel Boone The Opening of the Wilderness
New York Random House 1952 0394903218 / 9780394903217 Hardcover Good+ with No dust jacket as issued Illustrated by Lee J. Ames 
Text is clean. Ex-library copy. Only library mark is checkout envelope on rear pastedown. Pictorial cover shows normal wear, bump at ends of spine. Corners bumped. ; [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; Ex-Library; Vol. 21; B&W Illustrations; ; 176 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Daniel Boone The Opening of the Wilderness, Brown, John Mason
15 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. ; [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
16 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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The Panama Canal, Considine, Bob
17 Considine, Bob The Panama Canal
New York Random House 1951 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Fritz Kredel 
Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear, light bump to head of spine. Dust jacket shows chipping at spine ends and rubbing along edges of spine. Minor chipping to edges. States tenth printing. ; [Logasa, McKinley Bibliographies Vol 2; Historical Non-Fiction (7th ed) , pg. 167 (United States - National Expansion and New Democracy 1897-1914) ] [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 296-311]; Landmark Books; Vol. 18; B&W Illustrations; ; 181 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Panama Canal, Considine, Bob
18 Considine, Bob The Panama Canal
New York Random House 1951 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Fritz Kredel 
Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear, light bump to head of spine. Dust jacket shows normal shelfwear, with chipping along edges, rubbing at folds. ; [Logasa, McKinley Bibliographies Vol 2; Historical Non-Fiction (7th ed) , pg. 167 (United States - National Expansion and New Democracy 1897-1914) ] [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 296-311]; Landmark Books; Book Club Edition; Vol. 18; B&W Illustrations; ; 181 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Panama Canal, Considine, Bob
19 Considine, Bob The Panama Canal
New York Random House 1951 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Fritz Kredel 
Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear, light bump to head of spine. Dust jacket shows normal shelfwear, with chipping along edges, rubbing at folds. Corner of page 21 bent. ; [Logasa, McKinley Bibliographies Vol 2; Historical Non-Fiction (7th ed) , pg. 167 (United States - National Expansion and New Democracy 1897-1914) ] [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 296-311]; Landmark Books; Book Club Edition; Vol. 18; B&W Illustrations; ; 181 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Mississippi Bubble The Fantastic Swindle That Turned France Upside Down but Lent Magic to a New Land Beyond the Sea, Costain, Thomas B.
20 Costain, Thomas B. The Mississippi Bubble The Fantastic Swindle That Turned France Upside Down but Lent Magic to a New Land Beyond the Sea
New York Random House 1955 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Warren Chappell 
Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear with damp staining along base of spine and lower edge of front and rear cover. Light bumping at spine. Dust jacket is chipped along edges. Book club facsimile letter from author included. ; [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 296-311] [Ward & Marquardt, Authors of Books for Young People, 2nd ed, pg. 115]; Landmark Books; Book Club Edition; Vol. 52; B&W Illustrations; ; 185 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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