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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

Condition: Fine


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

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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

ISBN: 0679463232

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


“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

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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

Condition: Very Good


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

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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

ISBN: 0300065248


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

Condition: Very Good


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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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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0692009906


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

ISBN: 0316105848

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


'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

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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

ISBN: 0975349872

Condition: Near Fine


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

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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

ISBN: 039307501X

Condition: Fine


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

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The Roosevelt Women

By: Caroli, Betty Boyd

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Basic Books,: 1998.

Seller ID: 007557

ISBN: 0465071341


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

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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

ISBN: 189062621X

Condition: As New


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

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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

ISBN: 9781594203121<br>

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


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

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Notes from the Minefield: United States Intervention in Lebanon and the Middle East, 1945-1958.

By: Gendzier, Irene L.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Columbia Univ Press.: 1996.

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 002840

ISBN: 023110474X


No flaws to this unread unopened book. Irene Gendzier's argument is tightly presented and coherent, and the overall story of the antecedent to the 1958 U.S. intervention in Lebanon is told with insight, clarity, and on the basis of an excellent use of primary research materials.This book will be looked upon as a model for the presentation of a well-evidenced argument on the nature of U.S. foreign relations with Lebanon, and more generally, with the Middle E... View more info

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Peacekeepers at War: Beirut 1983
The Marine Commander Tells His Story

By: Geraghty, Col. Timothy J.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Washington, D. C.:, Potomac Books,: 2009.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008592

ISBN: 1597974250


“The 1983 bombing of the U.S. Marine Beirut compound and of the nearby French paratroopers’ building was a declaration of war by radical Islamists against Western influence in the Middle East. It marked the beginning of an asymmetrical war, one that continues to this day. The Marines in Lebanon, under the command of Col. Tim Geraghty, realized the magnitude of the challenge and the seriousness of the dangers this meant to the security of the free world. Yet it... View more info

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Through a Night of Horrors: Voices from the 1900 Galveston Storm

By: Greene, Casey Edward ; Kelly, Shelly Henley

Price: $45.00

Publisher: College Station, Texas A&M University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009970

ISBN: 0890969612

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


It had no name and gave no warning but crept stealthily into the Gulf and then roared ashore, killing six thousand people; the worst natural disaster in U.S. history; with many never-before-published accounts, from primary sources. More than seventy dramatic photographs underscore the catastrophe.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 8vo; 24 cm.; 9.5 inches tall; 206 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with photographs. View more info

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Rogues' Gallery The Secret History of the Moguls and the Money that Made the Metropolitan Museum

By: Gross, Michael

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Broadway.: 2009.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009284

ISBN: 0767924886

Condition: New


'Gross' s coup is not only in the vast amounts of information he has obtained but also in his ability to tell a story about the rich and powerful people of New York nearly effortlessly and without disdain.' -Jillian Steinhauer, ArtInfo.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 545 pages with notes and index. View more info

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The Space Shuttle: A Photographic History

By: Harrington, Philip S.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: San Francisco, California, U.S.A., Browntrout Pub: 2003

Seller ID: 003236

ISBN: 0763170631

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. With one hundred full-color photographs by Roger Ressmeyer and others and with text by popular astronomy writer Phil Harrington, "The Space Shuttle: A Photographic History" tells the fascinating and inspiring story of the space shuttle program from 1972 to 2003. View more info

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Pollard: The Spy's Story
[Israel]

By: Henderson, Bernard R.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Alpha Book Distributors, Incorporated,: 1988.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008538

ISBN: 0944392008<br>

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


A true everyday spy story. Pollard, a ardent Zionist, and a military intelligence analysis, approached the Israelis and offered to supply them with secret documents about the Syrian missile sites and the location of PLO headquarters to the Israeli government. He was caught., and sentenced to life. This is his story. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info