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Men, Maidens And Mantillas

By: May, Stella Burke

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Century: 1923

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13777

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


362 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Fold out map. Navy blue illustrated boards with fading gilt lettering on front board. Faded Spine. Tiny name/date inside front board. Outside page edges are age tanned. Foxing to top text block. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. "Impelled by the same purpose that prompts a hostess to hold a reception - so her friends may know each other - I present this book on Latin America." View more info

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The Zulu War Men At Arms Series

By: McBride, Angus

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Osprey: 1985

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 7805

ISBN: 0850452562

Condition: Fine


40 pages; Fine condition. 1985 Edition. No creases. 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 Angus McBride, 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

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The Zulu War Men At Arms Series

By: McBride, Angus

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Osprey: 1976

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 7814

ISBN: 0850452562

Condition: Near Fine


40 pages; Near Fine condition. 1976 Edition. No creases. Cover evenly a very lightly age tan. 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 Angus McBride, 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

The Journal of American History Vol. 70, No. 1, June 1983

By: McClellan, B. Edward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Organization of American Historians: 1983

Edition: Quarterly Publication

Seller ID: 19047

Condition: Very Good


273 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. White covers just a tad age tanned. Bump at bottom front cover edges. Solid, clean. Featuring: Historians and Radical Republicans: A Meaning for Today by Allan G. Bogue; A Political Response to Industrialism: The Republican Embrace of Protectionist Labor Doctrines by James L. Huston; Why the South Lost: Commercial Purpose in the Confederacy 1861-1865 by Stanley Lebergott; Best for Babies or Preventable Infanticide? The Controversy over Artificial Feeding of Infants in America 1880 - 1920 by Harvey Levenstein; and, much more. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Journal of American History, Vol. 69, No. 3, December 1982

By: McClellan, B. Edward (Ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Organization of American Historians: 1982

Edition: Quarterly Publication

Seller ID: 19051

Condition: Very Good+


267 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No creases. White covers just a tad age tanned. Bumps at front cover edges. Solid, clean. Featuring: Peasants and Artisans, Puritans and Republicans: Personal Liberty and Communal Equality in American History by Rowland Berthoff; The Ideological Origins of the Second Amendment by Robert E. Shalhope; Cutting Out Shylock: Elite Anti-Semitism and the Quest for the Moral Order in the Mid-Nineteenth-Century American Market Place by David A. Gerber; and much more. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Journal of American History Vol. 69, No. 2, September 1982

By: McClellan, B. Edward (Ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Organization of American Historians: 1982

Edition: Quarterly Publication

Seller ID: 19052

Condition: Very Good+


270 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No creases. White covers just a tad age tanned. Bumps at front cover edges. Solid, clean. Featuring: Enthusiasm Described and Decried: The Great Awakening as Interpretative Fiction by Jon Butler; Impact of Class Relations and Warfare in the American Revolution: The New York Experience by Sung Bok Kim; Zenanas and Girlless Villages: The Ethnology of American Evangelical Women 1870 - 1910 by Joan Jacobs Brumberg; and much more. Trade Paperback. View more info

Prescott's The Conquest Of Mexico, Designed For Modern Reading

By: McClintock, Marshall (Ed) ; Morley, Sylvanus G. (Intro)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Julian Messner, Inc.: 1948

Edition: First Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 13773

ISBN: 0671324098

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


360 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Black boards with red and black title. Gilt on spine faded. Tiny name to inside front board. Soft bump to corner tips. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Binding and hinges strong. Great mapped end papers. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Tight, strong binding and hinges. Marshall McClintock's fascinating abridgment of W. H. Prescott's immortal classic, The Conquest of Mexico, will fill a longfelt need. The editor with rare judgment and great skill has produced a close knit, fast-moving, stirring drama of one of the... View more info

Directory Historical Societies and Agencies in the United States and Canada 1973-1974

By: McDonald, Donna (Ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, American Assoc for State and Local History: 1974

Seller ID: 18713

Condition: Good


Ex-Library; 378 pages; Good condition. University Ex-Library Reference Only copy. Spine label to top front cover corner. Stamps. No pocket. Hinge crease. No spine creases. Shelf rub and bump to the edges with small tear at bottom front spine edge. Just a bit of age tanning. Solid, otherwise clean. Trade Paperback. View more info

Strike from the Sky, the Story of the Battle for Britain

By: McKee, Alexander

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Lancer: 1967

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 18585

ISBN: 0447735683

Condition: Near Fine


284 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Un-read tight. Soft bump back top corner tip. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! The R. A. F. Vs, The Luftwaffe. Hitler had ordered his Luftwaffe to sweep the Channel of British ships and clear the air of British fighters so that German Bombers might prepare prepare the way for invasion. The Battle for Brittain did not win the war for England; but it prevented the British from losing. View more info

Harry Truman, President

By: McNaughton, Frank; Hehmeyer, Walter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Mcgraw-Hill: 1948

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14430

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


294 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Light gray boards with red lettering. With portrait frontispiece. Tiny bit of shelf rub to spine tips. Outside page edges are very lightly age tanned. A racial name plate to inside front board and name written on endpaper page. Solid binding and hinges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. This part of our history, with President Harry Truman succeeding Franklin D. Roosevelt, during the middle of World War II, is the point which this book starts. Truman's problems with Congress, the International Crisis, including the ... View more info

THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION, Why Did the Bolsheviks Win? Source Problems in World Civilization

By: McNeal, Robert H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Rinehart & Company: 1959

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4824

Condition: Near Fine


62 pages; Near Fine condition. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine edge. A Bright, Clean, Solid book. History. The year 1917 was decisive in the history of Russia and, consequently, of the modern world. Earlier Russian political life, save for a few unsuccessful revolutionary outbursts, was rigorously controlled by the tsarist court, and subsequent Russian politics have been dominated by the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party. View more info

The Bolshevik Tradition, Lenin, Stalin, Khrushchev, Brezhnev

By: McNeal, Robert H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NJ, Prentice-Hall: 1975

Edition: Second Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 7328

ISBN: 0130797642

Condition: Fine


210 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. Now completely revised to include Brezhnev's rise to power. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Mexicans in America: a Students Guide to Localized History

By: McWilliams, Carey; Lord, Clifford L. (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Teachers College Press: 1970

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 16207

ISBN: 0807717940

Condition: Very Good+


32 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No creases. Copy #4 written neatly on front cover and title page. Tiny bit of shelf rub to edge. Solid, clean. A resource unit for Students' guide to localized History on the Mexicans in America prepared by Carey McWilliams. View more info

Michael Angelo and Other Sketches

By: Merezhkovsky, Dmitri S. ; Duddngton, Natalie (Trans)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1930

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15227

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


184 pages; Good/No Jacket. Beige boards with red lettering. Very lightly aged tan to spine. Light foxing to top outside page edges. Outside page edges age tanned. Tiny name and date to inside cover. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine square and pages are clean. Michael Angelo, An Historical Study. View more info

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MERRIAM-WEBSTER'S DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN WRITERS

By: Merriam Webster

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MA, Merriam- Webster: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6530

ISBN: 0877790221

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


536 pages; Near Fine/Fine. Remainder. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square. Unread tight and clean. DJ is Fine. In protective sleeve. The companion to C-SPAN's series American Writers: A Journey Through History. Includes more than 1600 entries; illustrated with more than 150 photographs... View more info

Rutas De Espana - Barcelona, Tarragona, Lerida, Gerona - No. 7

By: MIEZA, Carmen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Publicaciones Espanolas: 1966

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 17520

Condition: Very Good


215 pages; Very Good condition. Text in SPANISH. Reading creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. Rutas De Espana - Barcelona, Tarragona, Lerida, Gerona - No. 7 - 2nd Edition. View more info

Churchill: The Walk with Destiny

By: Miller, H. Tatlock; Sainthill, Loudon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1959

Seller ID: 16613

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Folio - over 12" - 15" ta; 256 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Folio size, beautifully blue decorated cloth boards. Beautiful artwork with carved detail of the coat of arms of Winston Churchill, Knight of the Garter. On the back cover is St. George and the Dragon, a detail of the Insignia of the Garter. Endpapers illustrated in a reproduction of a detail of the Battle of Blenheim Tapestry. On the front endpaper page is a gift inscription that is almost hidden in the illustration. Just a bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is squ... View more info

The First Frontier: Life in Colonial America

By: Miller, John C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Laurel By Dell: 1966

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14847

Condition: Very Good+


283 pages; Very Good Plus condition. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Faint front hinge crease. Binding crinkle to spine. No spine reading creases. Tiny bit of shelf rub to edges. Outside page edges very lightly age tanned. Solid, clean. This is a new and original recreation of the varied ways in which the colonists lived; from the Puritan dwellings of New England to the Cavalier plantations of the South. View more info

The Martial Spirit - with Twenty-Five Illustrations

By: Millis, Walter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Literary Guild of America / Riverside Press: 1931

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14814

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


427 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Fronticepiece of Colonel Theordore Roosevelt. Maroon boards with fading gilt lettering. Fading spine. Mapped endpaper. Tiny name neatly written on verso of endpaper. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Tiny bit of shelf rub spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. The United States war with Spain. View more info

Victorian Countryside, Volume 1

By: Mingay, G.E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1981

Seller ID: 19125

ISBN: 0710007345

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


363 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. This is Volume ONE. Outside page edges very lightly age tanning. Bright gilt lettering to spine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Price clipped DJ has tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Very light fade at edge of front panel. Now in protective sleeve. MEDIA MAIL ONLY. Many, many photos. An excellent gift! View more info

Victorian Countryside, Volume 2

By: Mingay, G.E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1981

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19126

ISBN: 0710007353

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


376 pages; Fine/Near Fine. This is Volume TWO. Bright gilt lettering to spine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Price clipped DJ. Now in protective sleeve. MEDIA MAIL ONLY. Many, many photos. An excellent gift! View more info

The Mentor - May 1924 - Featuring Mark Twain, His Story, His Work, and His Personality; His Homes, Haunts and Habits of Life

By: Moffat, W. D. [Ed.]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: OH, Crowell Publishing Co: 1924

Seller ID: 19436

Condition: Good


68 pages; Good condition. Soft bump at the corners. Outside edges of cover and page edges are age tanning. Some smudges and shelf rub to back white cover. Very small tears at the spine ends. No creases to the spine. Solid and otherwise clean. Full of pictures and articles about Mark Twain. The ads are fun to read, also. A great magazine. View more info

The Mentor Magazine - May 1927- George Bernard Shaw, Eugene O'Neill and Other Great Playwright Personalities

By: Moffat, W. D. [Ed.]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: OH, Crowell: 1927

Seller ID: 19439

Condition: Good


68 pages; Good condition. Soft bump at the corners. Outside edges of cover and page edges are age tanned. Lightly soiled on covers edges. Some shelf rub to white on covers. The spine is worn with tear to top spine TWO inches long and then extends to the cover. Full of excellent photos and articles about Joseph Conrad and his personal memories of Old New Orleans. The ads are fun to read, also. A great magazine. View more info

The Mentor February 1923 (Vol. 11, No. 1, Serial No. 240)

By: Moffat, W.D.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: OH, Crowell Publishing: 1923

Seller ID: 19437

Condition: Fair


64 pages; Fair condition. Soft bump at the corners. Outside edges of cover and page edges are age tanning. Some shelf rub to white on covers. The spine is worn with small tears. This magazine is stapled together. The middle three pages have come loose from the staples. Full of pictures and articles about O. Henry. The ads are fun to read, also. A great magazine. View more info

The Texas Monthly, April 1930, Volume V, Number 3

By: Molyneaux, Peter (Ed)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: TX, The Texas Monthly: 1930

Seller ID: 19447

Condition: Very Good


134 pages; Very Good condition. Reading creases. Light stain on back cover. Just a bit of shelf rub at the cover edges. Outside page edges are age tanned. Solid, otherwise clean. Features: An Economic Program for Texas; Mollie E. Moore Davis, First of Three Articles on Southwestern Author. The Theatre in Early Texas; They're Building Roads in 13, Fourth of an Important Series on Highways; Robert E. Lee in Texas, His Life Here Before the Civil War; Sunday Houses of Fredericksburg, A Unique Institution in An Interesting Region; and, much more. Great reading! View more info

The Texas Monthly, February 1930, Volume V, Number 2

By: Molyneaux, Peter (Ed)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: TX, The Texas Monthly: 1930

Seller ID: 19448

Condition: Very Good


135 pages; Very Good condition. Reading creases. Soft bump bottom corner tip. Fading spine. Just a bit of shelf rub at the cover edges. Outside page edges are age tanned. Solid, otherwise clean. Features: Trailing Nine Million Longhorns, Tales of the Old Trail Drivers; Highways in the Brush Country, Third Article of an Important Series; It Really Happened, A Teacher in a Small Texas Town; Ceramics in Texas, Texas Materials for Pottery; Five Texas Capitals, Towns That Were the Seat of Government; The Country Editor in Texas, How He Regards His Job; Straying Across the Rio Grande - Westward to t... View more info

The Texas Monthly, June 1930, Volume V, Number 5

By: Molyneaux, Peter (Ed)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: TX, The Texas Monthly: 1930

Edition: Monthly Issue

Seller ID: 19449

Condition: Very Good


133 pages; Very Good condition. Reading creases. Soft bump top corner tip. Fading spine. Just a bit of shelf rub at the cover edges. Outside page edges are age tanned. Solid, otherwise clean. Features: A Texas Washington Irving, An Early Writer Who Fought in the Revolution; Concrete Roads to Progress, Sixth of an Important Series on Texas Highways; The Louisiana Purchase Boundary, The Controversy With Spain Over Texas; Mollie E. M. Davis's Fiction, Third of a Series on an Early Southwestern Writer; Tragedy of Trees; Judd Mortimer Lewis, A Sketch of the Happiest Man in the World; The Old Spanis... View more info

The Texas Monthly, May 1929, Volume III, Number 5

By: Molyneaux, Peter (Ed)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: TX, The Texas Monthly: 1929

Edition: Monthly Issue

Seller ID: 19451

Condition: Very Good


152 pages; Very Good condition. Couple of squiggly lines from a pen on front cover. Reading creases. Soft, tiny bump at corner tips. Fading spine. Just a bit of shelf rub at the cover edges. Outside page edges are age tanned. Solid, otherwise clean. Features: Hilton Ross Greer; What's Happening in Houston; Thirteen Musketeers; A Story of Copper; Our College Songbirds; In Farthest Texas; Straying Across the Rio Grande - Texas, Inc. - The Valley Citrus Situation - and Other Important and Interesting Articles about Texas. Great reading! View more info

SOVIET POLITICS - THE DILEMMA OF POWER, THE ROLE OF IDEAS IN SOCIAL CHANGE

By: Moore, Barrington, Jr.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Torchbooks: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 4390

Condition: Very Good+


504 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Light age tanning to spine. One very shallow spine crease - not sure it is a reading crease. Bright, tight and clean. This calm and clear description of the development and direction given to Ideas under the necessities of operating political power in Soviet Russia is an admirable contribution to understanding of the current crisis... View more info

Our Presidents, Brief Biographies of our Chief Magistrates

By: Morgan, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17502

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


348 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Binding and hinges solid. Outside page edges are age tanned - with foxing. Some foxing on the first several pages. Name to inside front board. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Reprint of the Second Edition, with new material, in 1926. Illustrated with photos. View more info

The Naked Ape - A Zoologist's Study Of The Human Animal

By: Moris, Desmond

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Mcgraw-Hill: 1967

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 20104

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


252 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Tiny bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. The study of the development of mankind. View more info

The Doctor's Secret Journal

By: Morison, Daniel; May, George S. (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MI, Fort Mackinac Division: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8366

Condition: Fine


47 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. This is the personal journal of Dr. Daniel Morison from 1769 to 1772 while he was surgeon's mate at Fort Michilimackinac on the straights of Mackinac. Editing and interpreting this authentic and uncensored 18th century document, never before published in its entirety, is Dr. George S. May, research archivist of Michigan Historical Commission... View more info

Old Bruin Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry 1794 - 1858

By: Morison, Samuel Eliot

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown: 1967

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6198

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


482 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Just a bit of shelf rub at back spine edge and spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Solid binding. The American Navel Officer Who Helped Found Liberia, Hunted Pirates in the West Indies, Practiced Diplomacy with the Sultan of Turkey and the King of the Two Sicilies; Commanded the Gulf Squadron in the Mexican War, promoted the Steam Navy and the Shell Gun, and conducted the Naval Expedition which opened Japan. View more info

Legacies Of Woodrow Wilson

By: Morris, James M. (Ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: DC, Woodrow Wilson Center: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13101

ISBN: 0943875706

Condition: Fine


86 pages; Fine condition. Full number sequence. No creases. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! Five distinguished individuals from Government and the academy use Woodrow Wilson's career to reflect on domestic and international issues that will continue to be of concern into the new century. Trade Paperback. View more info

America's CIVIL War - Magazine, November 30, 1991

By: Morris, Jr. Roy (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Empire Press: 1991

Seller ID: 5908

ISBN: 0010462899

Condition: Fine


Fine condition. No Creases. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, Clean. Magazine has several historical articles and A Review, or Editorial on John Pemberton. Articles include: Lee and Jackson; Hill of Death; Lincoln's Recruit; Confederate Torpedoes; Kelly's Ford. Great Reading! View more info

THE BETTER ANGEL - Walt Whitman in the Civil War

By: Morris, Roy, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4655

ISBN: 019514709x

Condition: Fine


270 pages; Fine condition. As New condition. A sweet and powerful study of Whitman's Civil War years - The Denter Post. A balanced, insightful portrait of a complex man discovering himself and his poetry through the injured sons of the nation he loved - American History. View more info

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Thunder At Twilight, Vienna 1913/1914

By: Morton, Frederic

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1989

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 15900

Condition: Very Good+


385 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No creases. Just a tiny bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Solid, clean. In July 1916, Fritz Mandelbaum, a junior officer in Austria's Seventh Army on the Russian front near the river Dnjestr, was shot in the abdomen and died shortly thereafter. Twenty four years later the name suffered erasure again. This time it was borne by a refugee boy arriving in New York in 1940. His father changed the family's name. Fritz Mandelbaum became Frederic Morton. The present book deals with the events, ideas, unpredictabilities and inevitabilities surrounding ... View more info

The Japanese - How They Live And Work

By: Morton, W. Scott

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Praeger Publishers: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 5966

ISBN: 0715359681

Condition: Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket


152 pages; Very Good Plus/Fine. Price sticker shadow on front fly leaf. Name on inside front board. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. Japan's rapid economic success is one of today's most remarkable phenomena. The Japanese have always excelled in two capacities - as warriors and as artists. View more info

On Borrowed Time, How World War II Began

By: Mosley, Leonard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1969

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 6749

ISBN: 0394439104

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


209 pages; Very Good Plus/ No Jacket. Silver spine lettering slightly fading. Outside page edges very lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Solid binding. Great reading! View more info

The Affair of the Poisons: Louis XIV, Madame De Montespan, and One of History's Great Unsolved Mysteries

By: Mossiker, Frances

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16404

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


346 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. INSCRIBED by the author on front endpaper. Attractive blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is lightly shelf rubbed at edges. Tiny chip top edge of back panel. Printing on the spine and back panel is fading. Now in protective sleeve. In the massive Poisons Affair inquiry that brought the most ancient names of France to trial, the name of Montespan was by royal edict forbidden to be mentioned, and evidence was destroyed. Here, ... View more info

China, A Visual Adventure

By: Mydans, Carl; Demarest, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13565

ISBN: 0671249460

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


160 pages; Near Fine/Fine. Full number sequence. Gift inscription to front end paper. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine. In protective sleeve. Coffee table size book with 200 spectacular photographs, and a wonderfully evocative text. World famous photographer, Carl Mydans, and Veteran journalist Michael Demarest takes us on an extraordinary journey through China, bringing the land and the people to life in rare and memorable fashion. View more info

Histoire Du Surrealisme - Suive De Documents Surrealistes

By: Nadeau, Maurice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: France, Du Seuil: 1964

Edition: 1st Du Seuil Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12684

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


526 pages; Fair/No Jacket. Text in FRENCH. Split starting at half title page. Outside page edges are age tanning with some foxing. Name to half title page. Three tiny dots to back board. Underling and marginalia. Indents left by paper clips on 4 pages. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square. History with Documents of Surrealists on History, politics, art and theatre, mostly the writers, philosophers. View more info

Mexican Americans: a Brief Look At Their History

By: Nava, Julian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Anti-Defamation League of B'Nai B'Rith: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15790

ISBN: 9996859657

Condition: Very Good+


56 pages; Very Good Plus condition. May have been an ex-library copy. No stamps. Small spine label bottom edge of front cover. No creases. Lightly age tanned to spine. Two numbers written, very small, at top front corner tip. Copy 1 written to top of title page. Last page has a light scar from removal of something. Back cover has just a bit of shelf rub. Solid, otherwise clean. This short work will introduce the general reader to the Mexican American. As a group, it numbers well over five million people and is considered (after the negro) the second largest significantly disadvantaged minority... View more info

Our Hispanic-American Heritage

By: Nava, Julian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: OH, Xerox Education Publications: 1974

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16208

Condition: Near Fine


47 pages; Near Fine condition. Stapled wraps booklet. Full number series. No creases. Tee-niny soft bump to back top corner tip. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! Great illustrations throughout. Introduction: On January 15, 1974, the Los Angeles Times carried the following headline: Spanish-Origin Census Figure Revised by U. S. 1.5 Million Added to 1970 Count of Latin Americans. Was this important news? Yes indeed - to millions of people living among us, the Hispanic Americans. View more info

Los Mexicano-Americanos, Pasado, Presente Y Futuro

By: Nava, Julian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, American Book Co.: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16258

Condition: Very Good+


118 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Text is Spanish. Very light crease near front hinge. Full number sequence. No creases to spine. Tiny bit of shelf rub to edges. Illustrated throughout. Solid, clean. Most Americans are aware of differences among them. Some of these differences stem from natural causes such as physical appearance. Other differences, such as religion, language, or customs are products of man himself. Text is Spanish. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Mexican American in American History

By: Nava, Julian

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, American Book Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16260

ISBN: 0278473814

Condition: Very Good+


183 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Light front hinge crease. No spine creases. Tiny bit of shelf rub to edges. Soft bump at bottom corner tips. School stamp on half title page - Not library. Solid, clean. The Mexican American is a true blend of the Old and New Worlds and he shares with Mexicans and other Spanish Americans a rich and socially-important cultural background that is his essential heritage from Europeans and native Americans who developed highly-advanced civilizations hundreds of years before the first voyage of Columbus. Trade Paperback. View more info

Mexican Americans Today: in Search of Opportunity

By: Nava, Julian; Cutler, Charles L. (Ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: OH, Xerox: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16209

Condition: Fine


47 pages; Fine condition. Full number series. Solid, clean. Great illustrations throughout. Introduction: Julian Nava, Professor of History at the California State University at Northridge writes another article for the Xerox Education Publications Unit book. This one opens with Introduction: Who Are the Mexican American? A Mexican American is a citizen of the United States whose family originated in Mexico. He goes into the different Mexican Americans, naming six different groups. View more info

Rutas De Espana - Soria, Burgos, Palencia, Leon, Zamora y Valladolid

By: Naveros, Jose Miguel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Publicaciones Espanolas: 1966

Seller ID: 17517

Condition: Very Good


254 pages; Very Good condition. Text in SPANISH. Reading creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. Fold out map. Tour guide to Spain. Concentrating on Soria, Burgos, Palencia, Leon, Zamora, and Valladolid. Illustrated by maps and photos. Trade Paperback. View more info

Elizabeth I And Her Parliaments 1584 - 1601

By: Neale, J. E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton: 1966

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 7486

Condition: Near Fine


452 pages; Near Fine condition. Tee-niny curll to front corner tips. No creases. Solid, clean. Elizabeth I and her Parliaments is published in two volumes, the first covering Parliaments 1559 -1581 and the second, Parliaments 1584-1601. Called a masterpiece. Center of book has great illustrations. Trade Paperback. View more info

General Eisenhower on the Military Churchill, a Conversation with Alistair Cooke

By: Nelson, James (Ed) ; Cooke, Alistair (Intro)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15391

ISBN: 0393054039

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


96 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. Tiny indent top front board. Attractive Black boards with gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. An excellent gift! The purpose of this conversation was to elicit from the Supreme Allied Commander, General Dwight D. Eisenhower, memories of his World War II comrade-in-arms , Winston Churchill. The aim was not a formal rememberance, but a personal memoir that would emanate spontaneously from informal talk. Alister was chosen as the person most exactly right to evoke such a memoir. He knew both men. View more info