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Before The Armada, The Emergence Of The English Nation 1485 - 1599

By: Wernham, R. B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace & World: 1966

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8183

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


447 pages; Very Good/Good. One small dot on the margin of three pages. Name plate on half title page. Light shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Bright gilt lettering. Solid binding and hinges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is rubbed at the edges. Tiny chips to spine tips and corner tips. Now in protective sleeve. A major contribution to the literature of English history. View more info

The Puritan Oligarchy - The Founding Of American Civilization

By: Wertenbaker, Thomas Jefferson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1947

Edition: 1st Grosset Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10685

Condition: Very Good+


359 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Front hinge crease. No spine creases. Tiny bit of shelf rub and bump to cover edges. Solid, clean. That it has taken a Virginian to write the best study of the New England Puritans will probably occasion no surprise in the South. This is the achievement of Thomas Wertenbaker, who has written a book distinquished by insight, readability and comprehensiveness. Trade Paperback. View more info

Fresh Verdicts On Joan Of Arc

By: Wheeler, Bonnie; Wood, Charles T. (Eds)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NY, Garland: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12674

ISBN: 0815323379

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


317 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket - as issued. Beautiful Painting of Joan of Arc (1854-Paris Museum) on grey boards with gilt lettering. Tee-niny bit of rub to corner tips. Asteric to side of a couple of paragraphs. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. The fundamentals of Joan's story remain remarkably unchanged. She is, afterall, still the maid whose mission proved the salvation of her people, the maid whose love of chivalry ended the age of chivalry even as it issued in a new age, the outcome which is still not known. View more info

Discovering The American Past - A Look At Evidence - Second Edition - Instructor's Manual

By: Wheeler, William Bruce; Becker, Susan D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton-Mifflin: 1990

Edition: Second Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13706

ISBN: 0395527082

Condition: Near Fine


151 pages; Fine condition. Instructor's Manual. No creases. Oustide page edges are age tanning. Solid, clean. In this Instructor's Manual to accompany the second edition of Discoverning the American Past: A Look at the Evidence, we have provided something more than the usual kind of teaching suggestions to aid the instructor of a United States history survey course. Trade Paperback. View more info

Texas, A Sesquicentennial Celebration

By: Whisenhunt, Donald W. (Ed)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: TX, Eakin: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8330

ISBN: 0890154414

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


439 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Bright brown boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Tiny bit of shelf rub to stark white DJ. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Most sections of book are illustrated with photographs, and twenty historians take a fresh look at 150 years in Texas... View more info

Now The Wolf Has Come - The Creek Nation In The CIVIL War

By: White, Christine Schliltz; White, Benton R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: TX, Texas A & M University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10710

ISBN: 0890966893

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


193 pages; Fine/Fine. As new condition. Bright red boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Creek Indians History - 19th Century; Relocation Indian Territory. Creek Indians Government relations; Indians of North America - Civil War 1861-1865. View more info

Thunder out of China

By: White, Theodore H. ; Jacoby, Annalee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, William Sloane Associates: 1946

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15861

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


331 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Light brown boards with gilt lettering and illustration. Name, date to back of endpaper page. Mapped endpapers. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. This book is a partial story of the China war; only a Chinese can write the true history of his people. The story of the tragedy of Chiang K'ai-shek, a man who misunderstood the war as badly as the Japanese or the Allied technicians of victory. The Communists used no magic; they knew the changes the people wanted and they sponsored the... View more info

Heroes and Legends of World War I

By: Whitehouse, Arch

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Curtis: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 19871

Condition: Very Good


320 pages; Very Good condition. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Hinge creases. No spine reading creases. Tiny bit of shelf rub to edges. Very, very light age tan to covers. Solid, clean. Heroes and Legends of World War I weaves fact and fable, history and legend with extraordinary skill, and makes an exciting and unusual story of what was indeed The Great War. In his Epilogue Whitehouse quotes Colton: War kills men, and men deplore the loss; but war also crushes bad principles and tyrants, and so saves societies. View more info

Bloody Aachen

By: Whiting, Charles

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Playboy Press: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15181

ISBN: 0872166341

Condition: Very Good+


191 pages; Very Good Plus condition. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Faint front hinge crease. No spine creases. Just a bit of shelf rub to edges. Solid, clean. In 1944 Aachen, Germany, became the first city in Hitler's Reich to be besieged by the Allies. Here is the riveting story of the men, women and children who had the guts to call the Nazi's their enemy. View more info

La Fayette, Volume I and II (2 books)

By: Whitlock, Brand

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, D. Appleton and Company: 1929

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 19374

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Ex-Library; 927 pages; Veyr Good/No Jacket. TWO Books. Volume I and II. University ex-library with stamps (including top and bottom text block), pocket and spine label pen. Attractive Navy blue cloth boards with gilt illustrations and lettering. Just a bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Gilt top page edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Illustrated in black and white photocopies. This is a two volume biography of La Fayette. Volume I covers his life from 1757 to 1792. 475 pages; Volume II covers La Fayette's life from 1792 to... View more info

Sintesis De la Historia de los Estados Unidos

By: Whitney, Frances

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mexico, Editoral Limusa-Wiley S. A.: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15780

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Library; 301 pages; Very Good condition. Text in Spanish. High school ex-library copy. Front hinge crease. No spine creases. Just a bit of rub to edges. Has Check out slip for students - High School Social Studies stamps. Solid, otherwise clean. Complete text is in Spanish language - An Outline of The History of the United States. Trade Paperback. View more info

Battles in Wales

By: Williams, Herbert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: UK, John Jones Cardiff: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19786

ISBN: 0902375377

Condition: Very Good


56 pages; Very Good condition. Solid, clean. Well preserved with minimal shelf rub. Back cover age tanned at edges. Line drawings by James O'Connor. Very interesting history of the battles in Wales. View more info

Time Change: an Alternate View of the History of Dallas

By: Williams, Roy H. ; Shay, Kevin J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: TX, To Be Publishing Co.: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15284

Condition: Very Good


184 pages; Very Good condition. Inscribed to previous owner by Author Roy Williams. No creases. A mended tear at spine edge. Just a bit of rub at edges. Soft bump to front top corner tip. Solid, clean. The purpose of this book is to educate, to expose, to make people think about the other person, particularly those people who traditionally have not received a fair amount of attention. Trade Paperback.; Signed by Author View more info

The American Spirit in Letters, the Pageant of America: Independence Edition Volume XI (11)

By: Williams, Stanley Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: CT, Yale University Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15869

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


329 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Volume 11 only. University Ex-library Reference Book with stamps, spine label and no pocket. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Outside page edges are age tanned. Handsome navy blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and gilt illustrations. Endpapers with patriotic design. A neat name plate "presented to Southern University School of Theology" by Bishop J. M. Moore, September, 1942 typed in. Book has great illustrations throughout of American writers and some paintings. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Th... View more info

Anatomy Of China: An Introduction To One Quarter Of Mankind - Second Revised Edition

By: Wilson, Dick

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Mentor: 1969

Edition: 1st Mentor Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13952

Condition: Very Good+


303 pages; Very Good Plus condition. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Light hinge crease. No spine creases. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. Communist China, her leaders, her new society, her past and present policies, her plans for the future. View more info

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Waffen SS Men At Arms Series

By: Windrow, Martin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Osprey Military Books: 1971

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7803

ISBN: 0850450586

Condition: Fine


40 pages; Fine condition. 1971 Edition. Osprey Military Books. No creases. Cover edges very lightly age tanned. Solid, clean. Men-at-Arms Series: Each title gives a brief history of a famous fighting unit, with a full description of dress and accoutrements, illustrated with eight colour plates, by Michael Roffe, and many drawings and photographs. Collectors of militaria, war-gamers, and historians will find no oher series of books which describe the dress of each unit so comprehensively. Trade Paperback. View more info

Aircraift In Profile - Volume 1

By: Windrow, Martin C. (Ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1965

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13644

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


240 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. Green and gold boards with bright gilt lettering. Front end paper has very light glue stain to upper edge. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Originally published in Great Britain in 1965, this book is a compilation of 24 profiles of aircraft from earliest times on, especially used in World War II. Great photos in color and B&, and also great illustrated drawings. View more info

The Experience of World War I

By: Winter, J. M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19741

ISBN: 0195207769

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


256 pages; Near Fine/Fine condition. Large book - excellent photographs. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are clean. DJ is Fine. In protective sleeve. World War I was one of the greatest upheavals in history, involving upwards of 70 million combatants - 9 million of whom lost their lives - and setting off shock waves that were felt worldwide long after the Armistice of 1918. Media Mail ONLY. View more info

The German Army 1870 - 1945

By: Wooster, August Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wooster & Sons: 1967

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 13589

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Unpaginated pages; Good/No Jacket. Repair to spine with strong clear plastic tape. More than half the book is pictures. German uniforms and German equipment in color and b&w photos with German language sub-titles, followed by a paragraph on each in English. Last third of the book is watercolor drawings of German war scenes. Boards are deep green with gilt lettering and illustration. A very soft bump to back top corner tip. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Large size book. View more info

Benjamin Franklin - a Profile

By: Wright, Esmond (Ed) ; Donald, Aida Dipace (Gen. Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Hill and Wang: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14436

ISBN: 0809046571

Condition: Near Fine


228 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Un-read tight. Just a bit of shelf rub to edges. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! The books in this series bring together the best biographical and interpretive writing on the lives of great Americans. Trade Paperback. View more info

Bay Of Pigs, The Untold Story

By: Wyden, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8295

ISBN: 0671240064

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


352 pages; Fine/Fine. Bright red boards and bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Illustrated with more than 100 photos and a few maps. In a narrative of extraordinary suspense, drive and power, Wyden describes in detail how the CIA acquired its private air force, and how the planners ignored coral reefs, almost dooming the invasion from the start... View more info

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Hitler War Leader Book No. 3

By: Wykes, Alan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1971

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7886

ISBN: 0345249879

Condition: Near Fine


Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century; 160 pages; Near Fine condition. No spine creases. Faint front hinge crease. Tiny bit of rub to cover edge. Solid, clean. Ballantine's Illustrated history of World War II celebrates the launching of the Illustrated History of the Violent Century with a New Leader Series. These books will cover, in photographs, text and captions, the great war leaders of World War II... Trade Paperback. View more info

OLIVER CROMWELL

By: Young, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, International Profiles: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4759

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


92 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. SIGNED BY PETER YOUNG on Title Page. Prior owner's neat book plate inside front board. Just a bit of shelf wear at bottom spine tip and corner tips of Glossy Pictorial boards. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Profusely illustrated with photos. ; Signed by Author View more info

Commando Weapons Book No. 7

By: Young, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7906

ISBN: 0345017730

Condition: Fine


Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II Weapons Book; 160 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. Ballantine's Illustrated history of World War II presents the Weapon Book Series. These books tell the vitally important stories of the Weapons with which the battles were fought. Photographs, text, and maps are presented in each book... Trade Paperback. View more info

The War for the World, Works of Israel Zangwill

By: Zangwill, Israel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: American Jewish Book: 1921

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17564

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Ex-Library; 455 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Book completely re-bound by SMU. Ex-Library with stamps, name plate, pocket and spine pen. Strong binding and hinges. Boards are straight, tips are rounded with new binding, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. View more info

Battle For Berlin - End Of The Third Reich Battle Book No. 6

By: Ziemke, Earl F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1970

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 7878

Condition: Near Fine


Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II Battle Book; 160 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Just a bit of rub to cover. Solid, clean. Ballantine's Illustrated history of World War II is an entirely new and exciting venture in paperback publishng. Never before has the attempt been made to explore in depth so gigantic and world shaking an event as World War II, and then to report the results to the public in the form of short, crisply but authentically written narratives, richly illustrated throughout the text with photographs, maps and diagrams... Trade Paperback. View more info