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Texas : A Picture Book To Remember Her By

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Cresent Books: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 3070

ISBN: 0517270870

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Small note neatly written on front fly-leaf. Bright brown boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and page are clean. DJ is Beautiful Texas scenes. Rubbing top of front flap fold with tiny chip. Beautiful in new protective sleeve. Unpaginated. 64 pages of color photography. Although the numerous photographs in this colourful book cannot bring back the many characters from Texas history they do show places and scenery of outstanding beauty and interest in this enormous, allfuent and fascinating American state. View more info

Nippon, The Land And Its People

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Japan, Nippon Steel Human Resources Development Co. ,ltd: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7436

ISBN: 4311700024

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


392 pages; Near Fine/Fine. Beautiful Vinyl covers with dust jacket over this Trade Paperback. No creases. Name on first page. Soft bump botom corner tips. Solid, clean. Two ribbon book markers. Beautiful! Text in Japanese and English. Trade Paperback. View more info

Chinese History in Brief

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Taiwan, Kwang Hwa: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17538

Condition: Very Good+


51 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Soft indent to back top cover and several pages from mis-storage. Solid, clean. No author given. Illustrated with photos. View more info

The Story Of Our Navy, From Colonial Days to the Present Time, Volume I

By: Abbot, Willis John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1916

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17731

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


282 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Volume I only. Illustrated board. Illustrated with black & white photos. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Soft bump at corner tips. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. A history, told in a popular, narrative form, of the US Navy, from its beginning to May 1, 1916. Excellent reading! View more info

The Story Of Our Navy, From Colonial Days to the Present Time, Volume II

By: Abbot, Willis John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1916

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17732

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


561 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Volume II only. Illustrated board. Illustrated with black & white photos. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Soft bump at corner tips. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. A history, told in a popular, narrative form, of the US Navy, from its beginning to May 1, 1916. Excellent reading! View more info

American Catholic Thought On Social Questions

By: Abell, Aaron I.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IN, Bobb-Merrell: 1968

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 6594

ISBN: 0672600900

Condition: Very Good+


571 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Just a bit of shelf rub at cover edges. No Creases, Just a bit of rub to spine edges. Solid, Clean. Covering the entire sweep of American history, this unique new series draws its material entirely from primary sources. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Morals Of Markets And Related Essays

By: Acton, H. B.; Gordon, David; Shearmur, Jeremy (Eds)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: IN, Liberty Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13173

ISBN: 0865971072

Condition: Fine


258 pages; Fine condition. Full number sequence. No creases. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! Harry Burrows Acton (1908-1974) was a prolific scholar with particularly wide-ranging interests in philosophy and its history. Although his earliest work was on metaphysics, his principal reputation rests on his writing in three fields: moral and political philosophy, the history of modern philosophy, and the critical study of Marxism. Trade Paperback. View more info

Teacher's Guide: the Story of the Mexican Americans - the Men and the Land

By: Acuna, Rudolph

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, American Book: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15787

Condition: Fine


10 pages; Fine condition. Stapled softcover 10 pages. TEACHER'S Guide. Text is in English. Full number sequence. Solid, clean. The story of the Mexican Americans depicts the Mexican Americans' contributions to the building of the American Southwest. Its purpose is to portray Mexican Americans realistically as participants in American History, narrating their roles in the past and amplifying their responsibility to the present and future of the United States. Also in this Teacher's Manual are Teacher's Historial Overview with references to other books on the subject of Mexican Americans, Geogra... View more info

The Story of Mexican Americans: the Men and the Land

By: Acuna, Rudolph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, American Book Company: 1969

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 16254

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


140 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. Illustrated boards with dark brown lettering. Inside front panel is printed This Book Belongs to form for school - blank. Tiny bit of shelf rub to white on boards. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Many photo illustrations, paintings, and sketches, plus beautiful wrap-around-artwork to cover. The history of the Mexican is very rich. The Mexicans are mestizos - a mixture of Indian and Spanish, inheriting thousands of years of rich heritage from both of these peoples. The Mexican American, while today an American citizen, ... View more info

The United States in 1800

By: Adams, Henry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Cornell University Press: 1955

Seller ID: 17971

Condition: Very Good


132 pages; Very Good condition. Reading creases. Cover and outside page edges age tanned. Just a bit of shelf rub at the edges. Solid and clean. This book is the United States history in the 1800's. Adams was a many-sided genius. The Boston Unitarian who could write in profound appreciation and insight of the glass and glamour of Chartres was no ordinary workaday historian. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Education of Henry Adams, an Autobiography

By: Adams, Henry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Houghton Mifflin: 1961

Edition: Reprint; Twelfth Printing

Seller ID: 17977

Condition: Very Good


517 pages; Very Good condition. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Light front hinge crease. No spine creases. Cover and outside page edges lightly age tanning. Solid and clean. Henry Adam turned a sagacious eye upon himself and the tumultuous age in which he lived, and (in the words of Van Wyck Brooks) revealed a phase of American history with unparalleled boldness and truth. View more info

Multi-Ethnic Literature: Instructor's Guide

By: Adams, William; Momaday, Natachee Scott; Hsu, Kai-Yu; Paredes, Americo; Paredez, Raymond

Price: $40.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15836

ISBN: 0395136911

Condition: Very Good+


156 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Trade PAPERBACK. No creases. Un-read tight. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Bottom outside page edges has a "Multi-ethnic Education" stamped on it. Soft bump to bottom corner tips. Solid, otherwise clean. In recent years vigorous attempts have been made in school districts throughout the nation to eliminate the "great lie of silence" that has haunted the American public school curriculum for centuries. There are many excellent books about Afro-Americans, but few which relate their experiences to those of other American ethnic groups such as ... View more info

Arthur's Britain

By: Alcock, Leslie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Pelican: 1973

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 7392

ISBN: 0140213961

Condition: Near Fine


415 pages; Near Fine condition. Name on front fly-leaf. No creases. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Solid, clean. Several pages of illustrations of the land of Cadbury Castle in Somerset, originally identified as Camelot. The land and the stones and pottery found. Mr. Alcock is an Archaeologist and quite an authority on this period. Trade Paperback. View more info

Historia De La Novela Hispanoamericana - 3rd Edition Revised

By: Alegria, Fernando

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mexico, Ediciones De Andrea: 1966

Edition: Third Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12232

Condition: Very Good+


301 pages; Very Good condition. Reading creases. Just a bit of rub to covers edges. Solid, clean. All text in Spanish. This is Tome I - 3rd Edition of the History of the Novel in Latin America. Trade Paperback. View more info

Art Museums in Japan

By: All Japan Art Museums Conference, Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha: 1964

Seller ID: 14918

Condition: Near Fine


175 pages; Near Fine condition. Text in English and Japanese. Unknown edition. Glassine wrapper cover. Soft mauve Yapped covers. Tiny bit of shelf rub at bottom spine tip. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! Art Museums in Japan - Museums history in English with pictures on one side of page and Japanese with map on facing side of page. View more info

Science Fiction : An Introduction - Cliffs Notes

By: Allen, L. David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: IN, Hungry Minds: 1973

Seller ID: 19553

ISBN: 0822011697

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good Plus condition. Faint front hinge crease. No spine creases. Outside page edges age tanning. Covers lightly shelf rubbed. Soft bump at front corner tips. Solid, clean. A selected bibliography of works about Science Fiction. View more info

The Amazing Quiz Challenge

By: Altman, Elissa

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest: 2009

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 19585

ISBN: 1606529846

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Fine/No Jacket, as issued. New book. It's Amazing! Whether you're a bona fide quiz pro or just someone who likes a quick challenge to keep your brain happy and healthy, you'll be absolutely astounded by the WHODA THINK-IT stumpers jam-packed in The Amazing Quiz Challenge Coering virtually every subject from American to popular Entertainment, Sports to Religion, Food and Drink to the History of Ancient Civilizations, you will be entertained for hours. No other quiz book gives you more that 12,000 questions and answers to tempt, tease, tickle and test your brain! View more info

THE AMERICAN HERITAGE HISTORY OF FLIGHT

By: American Heritage

Price: $20.00

Publisher: American Heritage: 1962

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4205

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


416 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Very light shelf rub at spine tips and bottom of spine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. The history of airplanes, illustrated throughout with fantastic photos. Size 8 1/2 by 11. View more info

Manual on Bookselling, How To Open Your Own Bookstore - Second Edition

By: Anderson, Charles B.; Smith, G. Roysce Smith (Eds)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harmony Books: 1974

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 19485

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


336 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Approximately 4 inch by 5 inch discoloration from laid in newspaper clipping on both sides of front free endpaper and half title page. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ with mylar cover. One tiny spot on the front panel. A few nicks to the Mylar cover - but not to the dust jacket. An interesting read for anyone who likes books and the history of bookselling as well as still being a practical guide to many aspects of bookselling. The American Booksellers Association presents a basic manual on booksellilng in... View more info

The Orkneyinga saga

By: Anderson, Joseph (Notes, Edited and Intro.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Edmonston and Douglas: 1873

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 20547

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


358 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. 131 page introduction. 227 pages of text. Several maps and illustrations. Beautiful spine in gilt with raised bands. Gilt illustration to front board. Marbled endpapers and text block. Text block age darkened. Light foxing on back of illustration pages. Name plate inside front board in Greek and Latin. light shelf rub at edges. "An important source for understanding the history of Norse Earldom of Orkney lies in the Icelandic sagas. Of these, the Orkneyinga saga is one of the most famous and certainly the most specific to Orkney. Compiled sometime between 11... View more info

MIRKHEIM

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Putnam: 1977

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 760

ISBN: 0399118683

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


183 pages; Fine/Very Good. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is lightly rubbed on front panel. Tiny chip at corner tips. Back panel of cover is lightly soiled - (with light glass ring). Fantastic cover art work. In protective sleeve. Here is the stunning conclusion to the six-volume future history series. Great Reading! View more info

Space Wars

By: Anderson, Poul; Waugh, Charles; Greenberg, Martin H. (Eds)

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, TOR: 1988

Edition: 1st TOR Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11225

ISBN: 0812530462

Condition: Very Good


372 pages; Very Good condition. Reading creases. Just a bit of shelf rub and bump to back cover edges. Outside page edges very lightly age tanned. Solid, clean. Great art work. No credit given. Man's violence has erupted again and again, and there is no end in sight. History has shown the predominance of war, and it is doubtful that we will ever live to see world peace. Man will surely take his conflicts into space, and then we will know the awesome power of Space Wars--with Arthur C. Clarke, Gordon R. Dickson, Joe Haldeman and more. View more info

Out of Everywhere, Tales for a New World (New Tales for Canada)

By: Andrews, Jan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & Mcintyre: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15850

ISBN: 0888994028

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


95 pages; Near Fine/Fine. New. Tiny bit of shelf rub bottom spine tip and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Fantastic Illustrations by Simon Ng. Throughout history, storytellers have been adapting traditional stories to reflect the world in which they live. In this collection, Jan Andrews retells then stories from around the world, setting them in Canada but within the context of heritage communities from which they have derived. View more info

Hope Of Earth - Geodyssey: Volume 3

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Tom Doherty: 1997

Edition: Stated First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 5740

ISBN: 0312863403

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


416 pages; Fine/Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has fantastic wrap around art work. In protective sleeve. An Excellent Gift! This book follows Isle of Women and Shame of Man and is the third in the Geodssey Series, a powerful and passionate epic of human history in the tradition of Jean Auel and James Michener. Anthony's most ambitious project to date, well conceived and written from the heart - Library Journal ... View more info

THE FIRST ENGLISH NOVELISTS, ESSAYS IN UNDERSTANDING

By: Armistead, J. M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: TN, University of Tennessee Press: 1985

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 4263

ISBN: 0870494686

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


295 pages; Fine/Fine. As New condition. The novels of Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Smollett, Sterne, and Austen are imbedded in eighteenth- century culture. A modern reading of these works, to be richly rewarding, needs to consider how they interpret the life and times of their authors... View more info

The Selected Letters Of Henry Adams - The Great Letters Series

By: Arvin, Newton (Ed, Intro)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar Straus and Young: 1951

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13729

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


279 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Gray boards with bright gilt lettering. Soft bump to top spine tip. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has light shelf rub at edges. Tiny closed tears at top spine tip. Now in protective sleeve. Despite his denials, Henry Adams was one of the best educated figures of his time, the great post Civil War period of American expansion. Historian, editor, world traveler, distinguished family, he was in a unique position to observe his world, and to record it in his own vivacious and charming way. View more info

The Quest For Arthur's Britain

By: Ashe, Geoffrey (Ed)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Granada: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7503

ISBN: 0586080449

Condition: Very Good+


238 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Light front hinge crease. No spine creases. Solid, clean. Fully illustrated. The story of Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table is the chief myth of Britain. But is it something more than myth? Most scholars now regard Arthur's reality as probable and accept 'Arthurian Britain' as a meaningful historical term... Trade Paperback. View more info

The People of England, A Short Social and Economic History

By: Ashley, Maurice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Louisiana State Univ Pr: 1982

Seller ID: 17577

ISBN: 0807111058

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


214 pages; Near Fine/Fine. Sticker shadow to front fly-leaf. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is also Fine. In protective sleeve. In this concise account the author points to the main themes and developments of English social and economic life, illuminating such questions as wealth and poverty; health and disease; land, labour and wages; trade; war and peace; social class and population. View more info

Cromwell Great Lives Observed

By: Ashley, Mauurice (Ed)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NJ, Prentice-Hall: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7459

ISBN: 0131942905

Condition: Near Fine


177 pages; Near Fine condition. Tiny bump to front top corner tip. No creases. Solid, clean. Each volume in this series views the character and achievement of a great world figure in three perspectives; through his own words, through the opinions of his contemporaries, and through retrospective judgments; thus combining the intimacy of autobiography, the immediacy of eyewitness observation, and the objectivity of modern scholarship. Ashley has devoted most of his life researching the study of this great man, Oliver Cromwell. Trade Paperback. View more info

FOUNDATION'S EDGE - The Fourth Novel in the Foundation's Series

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1982

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 4846

ISBN: 0385177259

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Book Club Edition; 366 pages; Very Good/Very Good. Just a bit of shelf rub at the edges. Outside page edges very lightly stained - not even on the margin. Name on front fly-leaf. A Solid, otherwise clean book. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. DJ has small stain on back panel. DJ is lightly age tanned. Tiny chips spine tips and front top corner tip. Now in protective sleeve. The fourth novel in the Foundation's Series. does the Second Foundation still exist? And does it continue to control human history from a secret Galactic refuge? View more info

Isaac Asimov's History of I-Botics The Illustrated Novel

By: Asimov, Isaac; Chambers, James (Ed.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Prism: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20448

ISBN: 0061055395

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


135 pages; Fine/Fine. Beautiful book and just jacket, in protective sleeve. Fantastic illustrations! Fascinating! "The legendary, undisputed grand master of the science fiction world explores one of his most popular and bestselling subjects in this full color illustrated novel of the classic world of robotics. Without contest, Isaac Asimov popularized robots and robotics, bringing them to life for his millions of readers. Now, based on Asimov's seminal work and on his final robot sbacksy, comes this fast-paced, high-tech adventure, invigorated by full-color illustrations that capture this... View more info

The Nobel Prize Winners Of Italy (1906 - 2002) Featuring 20 Italian And Italian-American Nobel Laureates

By: Attura, Azar; Paolucci, Anne (Preface)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: DE, Griffon House: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12563

ISBN: 1932107037

Condition: Fine


64 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Un-read tight. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! List of Commemorative Stamps of Nobel Prize Winners, History of the Nobel Prize and various categories, with each one from 1906 - 2002 with short biography and picture. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Winthrop Covenant

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: PA, The Franklin Library: 1976

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 569

Condition: Fine


8vo ; 294 pages; Fine/No Jacket as issued. Exquisite. As New condition. Full Leather binding with gilt on end pages. Raised bands at spine. Silk ribbon marker, flat. An excellent gift! These stories, thematically related, are arranged chronologically from 1630 to the present day and are designed to trace, by the use of fiction and dramatize history, the rise and fall of the Puritan ethic in New York and New England. By Puritan ethic I mean that pre-occupying sense, found in certain individuals, of a mission, presumably divinely inspired, toward their fellow men. View more info

The Baths of Diocletian and the Museo Nazionale Romano, 4th Edition

By: Aurigemma, Salvatore; Guthrie, John (Trans) ; Van Buren A. W. (Revised Trans)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Italy, Instituto Poligrafico Dello Stato: 1958

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 15491

Condition: Very Good+


184 pages; Very Good Plus condition. 1958, 4th Edition. Trade Paperback. Light reading creases. Just a bit of rub to edges. Solid, clean. Guide-Books to the Museums and Monuments of Italy. Maps and 148 illustrations. This is No.78 in this series. Trade Paperback. View more info

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Jane Austen's The History of England

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NC, Algonquin Books: 1993

Edition: First Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 20573

ISBN: 1565120558

Condition: Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket


60 pages; Very Good Plus/Fine. Neat gift inscription on front endpaper, else Fine. Dust jacket is Fine in protective sleeve. Approximately 60 unpaginated pages. Introduction by A. S. Byatt. The first-ever full-color facsimile edition of one of Jane Austen's early works, with delightful portraits painted by her sister Cassandra, followed by a transcribed version of the text. Sixteen-year-old Jane describes herself as "a partial, prejudiced, and ignorant historian," and her gleeful parody hints at the humor she would later bring to her novels. "Treats royalty with less respect (and m... View more info

Australia Handbook

By: Australian National Travel Association

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australian National Travel Assn.: 1955

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18097

Condition: Very Good


127 pages; Very Good condition. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Heavy front hinge crease. No spine creases. Just a bit of shelf wear at edges. Name/address to title page. Solid, clean. Guide to Australia full of pictures, history, currency exchange and many, many, maps. View more info

The Late Victorians, A Short History

By: Ausubel, Herman

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Anvil: 1955

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 8361

ISBN: 0442000030

Condition: Good+


187 pages; Good Plus condition. An Anvil Original. Some underlining to page 12. Front hinge crease. Name on first page. A few page numbers written on first blank page. No spine creases. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Solid, otherwise clean. In spite of popular beliefs about the golden age during the last decade of the nineteenth century, the late Victorians did not consider their age stable and secure but rather a time of troubles and depression, the effect of which had a marked bearing on their lives... Trade Paperback. View more info

First Person America

By: Banks, Ann (Ed. with Intro)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage: 1981

Edition: 1st Vintage Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7178

ISBN: 0394747968

Condition: Very Good


287 pages; Very Good condition. Very light front hinge crease. Tiny curl at top corner tips. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Solid, clean. Trade Paperback. View more info

American Values In Transition - A Reader

By: Bannister, Robert C. (Ed)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 10686

ISBN: 0155025961

Condition: Near Fine


368 pages; Near Fine condition. Spine is fading. Bright colors on covers. No creases. Solid, clean. A look at our country and its present moral condition fills the mind with alarming apprehensions. So began a lament in an American magazine almost a century and a half ago. Trade Paperback. View more info

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Hitler and His Henchmen, Marshall Cavendish No. 8

By: Banyard, Peter J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Orbis Publishing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20637

Condition: Near Fine


World War II Special; 65 pages; Near Fine condition. Just a bit of shelf rub at the spine. No creases. Magazine with pictures before, during and after World War II. Hitler and his propaganda. Magazine format. Newsreel photos and private photos. Their Infamous Story! View more info

Treasures of the British Library

By: Barker, Nicolas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N Abrams: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19249

ISBN: 0810916533

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


272 pages; Near Fine/Near Fine. Gift inscription on front fly-leaf. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny bump back top spine tip. Now in protective sleeve. Marbled endpapers. Black boards with bright gilt lettering. More than three centuries of collecting by one of the world's greatest treasure houses of books and manuscripts are vividly chronicled in the survey of the outstanding holdings of the British Library. Large book (9 x 12 x 1) Media mail only. View more info

THE DESERT GENERALS

By: Barnett, Correlli

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 1961

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4183

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


320 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Super light sunning to spine. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. History about the war fought in the Deserts. 1940 to 1943. Rommel, Montgomery, O'Connor, Cunningham, Ritchie, etc. View more info

The Zulu War A Pictorial History

By: Barthorp, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Blandford: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 6093

ISBN: 0713714697

Condition: Near Fine


181 pages; Near Fine condition. Prior owner's name inside front cover. NO Creases. Solid, Clean. Fantastic wrap around art work. Illustrated throughout with photos. View more info

American Government, Past, Present, Future

By: Becker, Theodore L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MA, Allyn and Bacon: 1976

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14228

ISBN: 0205047262

Condition: Very Good+


544 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Publisher's stamp to half title page, as Advance Copy. Just a bit of shelf rub to cover edges. Solid, clean. History of American Government: Past, Present and Future. Trade Paperback. View more info

Arming America - The Origins Of A National Gun Culture

By: Bellesiles, Michael A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage: 2001

Edition: 1st Vintage Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10666

ISBN: 0375701982

Condition: Fine


603 pages; Fine condition. Full number sequence. No creases. Solid, clean. Winner of the Bancroft Prize. Arming America is a historical triumph. Michael Bellesiles has fashioned a seminal work that overwhelmingly shatters the image of our gun toting forefathers. Exhaustively researched and lucidly written, this book, given the endemic crisis of gun violence in America, is arguably one of the most important works of history to come along in years. Trade Paperback. View more info

Bellingrath Gardens And Home A Pictorial Story In Color The Garden Of All Seasons Near Mobile Alabama

By: Bellingrath, Walter D.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: AL, The Bellingrath-Morse Foundation: 1978

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 5580

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Unpaginated pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Light shelf rub to front top board. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Gorgeous Garden pictures, and short history of the Founders of the gardens and home, the Bellingraths. Portraits in back in color of Walter and Bessie Morse Bellingrath on last two pages, plus a drawn map of the home and gardens on last page. View more info

Kings Or People, Power And The Mandate To Rule

By: Bendix, Reinhard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CA, University of California Press: 1980

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7976

ISBN: 0520040902

Condition: Very Good+


692 pages; Very Good Plus condition. One very shallow spine crease. Just a bit of shelf rub to cover edges. Solid, clean. This book is about authority. Its first part deals with the formation of structures of authority in medieval history. Its second part deals with the transformation of these structures beginning in the sixteenth century. A concluding chapter deals more briefly with the problems of the state-building in the twentieth century... Trade Paperback. View more info

Visages De La Provence: Colllection Provinciales

By: Benevent, E. ; Leonard, Emile-G. ; Benoit, Fernard; Girard, Joseph. ; Durand, Bruno

Price: $30.00

Publisher: France, Editions Des Horizons De France: 1950

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15321

Condition: Very Good


212 pages; Very Good condition. Text in French. Reading creases. Fold out color maps. Name to front fly leaf. Light shelf rub to edges. Tee-niny tear to bottom spine tip. Outside page edges age tanned. Solid, clean. A fully illustrated French text on history of Provence area of France. Beautiful hand drawn art reproductions. This is No. 133. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Historians' History Of The United States, Volume II

By: Berky, Andrew S. ; Shenton, James P. (Eds)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1966

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 13463

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


621 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Blue boards with gilt lettering. Tiny bit of foxing top book block. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. This is Volume II and it begins Chapter VI - Expanding Horizons. The Civil War ended and in its aftermath came an explosion of energy that catapulted the United States into the front rank of industrial powers. In the three decades and a half remaining of the nineteenth century, fortunes without parallel were piled up; the values of a simpler agrarian age crumbled; the frontier disappeared as transcontinental railroa... View more info

Their Finest Hour The Story Of The Battle Of Britain 1940 Battle Book #2

By: Bishop, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1968

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7876

ISBN: 0345016882

Condition: Fine


Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II Battle Book; 160 pages; Fine condition. No creases. 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