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Image for <b>A New Look at Tennessee History   </b>

A New Look at Tennessee History

By: Dyer, J. Pope

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Tennessee:, Self-published: 1980

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009249


SIGNED with date by the author. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. No flaws to note. View more info

Image for <b>Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended  </b><br>[US Soviet Summit]

Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended
[US Soviet Summit]

By: Matlock, Jack

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Random House,: 2004.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008622


“A superb analysis of the achievements and problems of the Soviet system and a fascinating account of the people and events that brought its collapse . . .–HERBERT J. ELLISON, professor of Russian history, No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 363 pages with index. Chapter notes, bibliography. View more info

Image for <b> Hazardous Duty: An American Soldier in the Twentieth Century </b><br>[Espionage] [Cold War]

Hazardous Duty: An American Soldier in the Twentieth Century
[Espionage] [Cold War]

By: Singlaub, John K.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Summit Books,: 1991.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008628


From the front lines of World War II to behind the scenes in the Iran-Contra affair, Major General John K. Singlaub recounts 40 years in the military. Mixing personal anecdotes with well-researched history and previously classified documents, he provides a unique look at the military, including the early days of the CIA. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. ... View more info

Image for <b>Among the Amish in Pennsylvania Dutchland A Pictorial Presentation  </b>

Among the Amish in Pennsylvania Dutchland A Pictorial Presentation

By: Smith, Elmer L.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Akron, Penna:, Applied Arts,: 1961

Edition: Third Printing.

Seller ID: 009474


Third Printing. Stapled pictorial wraps. Tight and clean. A bit of Age-toning. 28cm. 11 inches tall; 42 pages. A photojournal of the way of life of the Amish told via photo and text. View more info

Image for <b>Cloak and Gown: Scholars in the Secret War, 1939-1961.   </b><br>[Cold War, CIA]

Cloak and Gown: Scholars in the Secret War, 1939-1961.
[Cold War, CIA]

By: Winks, Robin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Haven and London:, Yale University Press,: 1996.

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 008685


The CIA and its World War II predecessor, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), were for many years largely populated by members of Ivy League colleges, particularly Yale. In this highly acclaimed book, Robin Winks explores the underlying bonds between the university and the intelligence communities, introducing a fascinating cast of characters that include safe-crackers and experts in Azerbaijani as well as such social luminaries as Paul Mellon, David Bruce, Joh... View more info

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Alabama: Mounds to Missiles

By: Akens, Helen Morgan & Brown, Virginia Pounds

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Huntsville, Alabama, The Strode Publishers: 1962

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009332


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light edge wear and sun-fading on the spine. 8vo; 196 pages with index; Illustrated by Don Davis. 9.75 inches tall. View more info

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Historic Photos of Pennsylvania.

By: Beardsley, Laura

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nashville:, Turner Publishing Company,: 2009.

Seller ID: 004293


Carefully used. Moderate wear.Pennsylvania's natural beauty, industrial might, and advances in education and the arts Farmlands and waterfalls, coal mines and steel mills, museums and universities-all contribute to the tapestry that is Pennsylvania's landscape and history. Most of all, the images in this collection pay tribute to the people who have made up Pennsylvania's storied past, even as the state looks ahead to a hopeful future. View more info

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Our Crowd: The Great Jewish Families of New York

By: Birmingham, Stephan

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1967

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009464


Working with diaries, letters, and personal reminiscences supplied by members of interwoven families--Loeb, Lehman, Straus, Seligman, and Guggenheism, among others--Stephen Birmingham has assembled a remarkable composite portrait. some of his tales are wildly funny. others are poignant. All are set within a world of numbing opulence.First Edition, First Printing. Publisher's navy cloth, titles stamped in gilt with green ornament. 8vo; 24.5 cm; 9.5 inches tall; 404... View more info

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...The Power of Place

By: Bowman, Joan Cowen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Homestead Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: )

Seller ID: 003815


Signed with an inscription. No flaws or blemishes. This is a relevant and poignant American story that transcends gender and class. It's a compelling read, giving each of us an opportunity to consider where we have been and where we are heading in our own lives. View more info

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Flyboys: A True Story of Courage

By: Bradley, James

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Boston:, Little, Brown and Company,: 2003.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009311


'Bradley has once again given us the human face of a war...a triumph of careful listening...and most of all...empathy.' -- -Hampton Sides, author of Ghost Soldiers. First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 398 pages, with chapter notes, bibliography and index. View more info

Image for <b>Pawleys Island: A Century of History and Photographs  </b>

Pawleys Island: A Century of History and Photographs

By: Brockington, Lee G.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Charlestown, South Carolina, Joggling Board Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009447


The book features more than 800 black-and-white pictures of life on Pawleys Island for the past 100 years. Organized by decade, the book captures the spirit of a very special place, with a foreword by long-time Pawleys devotees Cokie and Steve Roberts. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Book has no flaws to note. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light shelf handling. Illustrated with historical photographs. View more info

Image for <b>Edward Kennedy and the Camelot Legacy  </b>

Edward Kennedy and the Camelot Legacy

By: Burns, James MacGregor

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Norton: 1976

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009944


First Edition, First Printing. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No flaws to note; Unread. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 383 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. View more info

Image for <b>The Charleston Gardener.</b>

The Charleston Gardener.

By: Cameron, Louisa Pringle;

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charleston, North Carolina, U.S.A., Wyrick & Co: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 002569


SIGNED by both the author and photographer. Photographer inscribed to a friend without mentioning a name. No flaws dust jacket in Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for ...<b> The Roosevelt Women </b><br>

... The Roosevelt Women

By: Caroli, Betty Boyd

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Basic Books,: 1998.<br>

Seller ID: 007557


In this book, the author weaves together stories culled from a rich store of letters, memoirs, and interviews to chronicle nine extraordinary Roosevelt women across a century and a half of turbulent history.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

Image for ...<b>A Portrait of the NYAC The First Hundred Years And Steadfast and Changing. [Two Volumes].</b>

...A Portrait of the NYAC The First Hundred Years And Steadfast and Changing. [Two Volumes].

By: Considine, Bob and Jarvis, Fred G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London:, The Macmillan Company,: 1993

Seller ID: 005646


An excellent historical account of one of New York's oldest and finest athletic clubs. At one time the NYAC was at the forefront of track and field in the world. Their logo is the Winged Foot, and this book tells the history of the many participants who trained at and represented the NYAC in many different sports and sporting competitions.No flaws or blemishes to the books. Slipcase has a minor blemish on one corner on the open side. Published without slipcases. View more info

Image for <b>Nashville Personality of a City  </b>

Nashville Personality of a City

By: Crabb, Alfred Leland

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Indianapolis & New York:, Bobbs-Merrill Company,: 1960

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 006788


SIGNED by the author on half-title page. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Light fading to green cloth. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Dust jacket a tad faded. 8.5 inches tall. 288 pages with an index. View more info

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Hating Whitey: And Other Progressive Causes

By: David Horowitz

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Dallas:, Spence Publishing Company.: 1999.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009321


No stranger to ideological combat, Mr. Horowitz anticipates the standard charges of racism and sexism inevitably hurled at dissenters from the party line. Undaunted, he boldly grapples with contemporary racism in all its forms. No Flaws or Blemishes but a minor warping of the boards; Clean unopened unused. View more info

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Journey to the Far Pacific
[Cold War]

By: Dewey, Thomas E.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Doubleday & Company, Inc.,: 1952.

Edition: Early Printing.

Seller ID: 008532


Thomas Dewey as governor of New York wrote this report on his fact-finding tour to the far east visiting 17 countries and traveling 41,000 Miles. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve and has age-toned on the spine with light edge wear and a clear-tape repair top spine. Small crayon mark on rear of jacket. View more info

Image for ...<b>Submission of Recorded Presidential Conversations To the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives by President Richard Nixon April 30, 1974.</b>

...Submission of Recorded Presidential Conversations To the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives by President Richard Nixon April 30, 1974.

By: Edited. [Richard Nixon]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington:, US Government,: 1974.

Seller ID: 004811


Text clean and bright. Textblock firm. Handling wear to cover Spine faded and slight curve inward. Will ship at 8lbs in a box. View more info

Image for <b>George F. Kennan: An American Life  </b><br>[Politics & Government]

George F. Kennan: An American Life
[Politics & Government]

By: Gaddis, John Lewis

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Penguin Press,: 2011

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 008635


In the late 1940s, George Kennan wrote two documents, the "Long Telegram" and the "X Article," which set forward the strategy of containment that would define U.S. policy toward the Soviet Union for the next four decades. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 2012.This achievement alone would qualify him as the most influential American diplomat of the Cold War era. But he was also an architect of the Marshall Plan, a prizewinning historian, and would become one of t... View more info