Search

Criteria:
  • Keyword = pilgrims
Page:1Modify search
Showing 1 to 2 of 2
  • MAYFLOWER: A Story of Courage, Community, and War. by Philbrick, Nathaniel
    Philbrick, Nathaniel
    MAYFLOWER: A Story of Courage, Community, and War.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2006) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of the arrival of the Mayflower on the coast of New England, and of the 55 years following that landing. "The Mayflower's religious refugees arrived in Plymouth Harbor during a period of crisis for Native Americans as disease spread by European fishermen devastated their populations. Initially the two groups - the Wampanoags, under the charismatic and calculating chief Massasoit, and the Pilgrims, whose pugnacious military officer Miles Standish was barely five feet tall - maintained a fragile working relationship. But within decades, New England would erupt into King Philip's War, a savagely bloody conflict that nearly wiped out English colonists and natives alike and forever altered the face…

    (more)

    New York: Viking, (2006) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of the arrival of the Mayflower on the coast of New England, and of the 55 years following that landing. "The Mayflower's religious refugees arrived in Plymouth Harbor during a period of crisis for Native Americans as disease spread by European fishermen devastated their populations. Initially the two groups - the Wampanoags, under the charismatic and calculating chief Massasoit, and the Pilgrims, whose pugnacious military officer Miles Standish was barely five feet tall - maintained a fragile working relationship. But within decades, New England would erupt into King Philip's War, a savagely bloody conflict that nearly wiped out English colonists and natives alike and forever altered the face of the fledgling colonies and the country that would grow from them. . . a portrait of the dawn of American history - a history dominated right from the start by issues of race, violence, and religion." Illustrated. Maps by Jeffrey Ward. Notes, bibliography and index. xvii, 461 pp. Illustrated map endpapers. ISBN: 0-670037605.

    (less)

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (toning to the edges of the textblock)

    Book ID: 79807
    View cart More details Price: $18.00
  • Willison, George F.
    SAINTS AND STRANGERS

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Time Incorporated, 1964. Subtitled 'being the lives of the Pilgrim fathers and their families, with their friends and foes; and an account of their posthumous wanderings in limbo, their final resurrection and rise to glory and the strange pilgrimages of Plymouth Rock. A classic history of the Pilgrims. 565 pages, including notes, bibliography and index. Doublepage maps inserted at beginning and end of book. New preface for this edition.

    Condition: Very good in stiff illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 28040
    View cart More details Price: $7.50