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Image for <b>Trooper 8008 IY  </b><br>[Boer War]

Trooper 8008 IY
[Boer War]

By: Sidney Peel, Hon.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London:, Edward Arnold,: 1901.

Edition: 4th Impression.

Seller ID: 008353


An account of the 40th Oxfordshire Company during the Boer War in South Africa.Sir Sidney Cornwallis Peel, 1st Baronet DSO (1870 – 1938), was a British soldier, financier and Conservative politician. He was also a Colonel in the British Army. Serving in the 40th Oxfordshire Company. The Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars, renamed several times before becoming the QOOH, it saw service in the Boer War with 40 and 59 Companies of the Imperial Yeomanry and also ser... View more info

Image for <b>Gladesmen: Gator Hunters, Moonshiners, and Skiffers (Florida History and Culture)   </b><br>[Everglades, Florida]

Gladesmen: Gator Hunters, Moonshiners, and Skiffers (Florida History and Culture)
[Everglades, Florida]

By: Simmons, Glen; Ogden, Laura

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida:, University Press of Florida: 1995.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008119

ISBN: 0813015731<br>


“Contains interesting tales of outlaws, moonshiners and other characters; some who lived on the edge of right and wrong and roamed the inhospitable backcountry prairies of soft muck and massive mosquitoes.”—South Dade News Leader. Minimal shelf handling. Damp stain on lower corners of boards Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b> Far, Far From Home: The Wartime Letters of Dick and Tally Simpson, Third South Carolina Volunteers </b>

Far, Far From Home: The Wartime Letters of Dick and Tally Simpson, Third South Carolina Volunteers

By: Simpson, Dick and Tally

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York & Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 010253

ISBN: 0195086635

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Comprises hundreds of letters sent between Dick and Tally Simpson, sons of South Carolina Congressman, Richard F. Simpson. 8vo; xxi + 316 pages with notes, index, and bibliography. First Edition, Second Printing. View more info

Image for <b>The Scandinavian Races: The Northmen; The Sea-Kings and Vikings. Their Manners and Customs, Discoveries, Maritime Expeditions, Struggles, and Wars, Up to the Present Time  </b>

The Scandinavian Races: The Northmen; The Sea-Kings and Vikings. Their Manners and Customs, Discoveries, Maritime Expeditions, Struggles, and Wars, Up to the Present Time

By: Sinding, Paul C.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Published by the Author: 1875

Seller ID: 009635

Condition: Very Good


An early work of Scandinavian history and culture. First Edition Thus. Originally published under the title "History of Scandinavia, From the Early Times of the Norseman and Vikings to the Present Day" (Pudney & Russell, 1859), [WorldCat and Library of Congress]. In the front matter is reprinted a letter to the author (addressed as Prof. Sinding) from Howard Crosby, Chancellor of the University of the City of New York, in which he states: 'It is, ... View more info

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The Scottish World: History and Culture of Scotland

By: Snyder, Henry L.; Orel, Harold; Marilyn, Stokstad. [Editors]

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Abrams,: 1981.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008837

ISBN: 0810916304


A group of scholars deeply versed in the history, art and literature of Scotland bring their knowledge to bear in a sweeping and highly readable survey that both chronologically and thematically reveals Scotland's culture and character. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Giftable. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket has light shelf handling and sun-fading on the spine. Texts by the editors ... View more info

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Washington Walked Here; Alexandria on the Potomac, one of America's first "new" towns

By: Somerville, Mollie D.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Society Daughters of American Revolution: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009660

ISBN: 0874911265

Condition: New


Third Printing; No Flaws or Blemishes; but for a minor closed tear on upper front edge of Dust Jacket. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Gift Quality. View more info

Image for <b> Loud and Clear: The Memoir of an Israeli Fighter Pilot </b>

Loud and Clear: The Memoir of an Israeli Fighter Pilot

By: Spector, Iftach

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Minneapolis,MN:, Zenith Press,: 2009.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 008617

ISBN: 076033630X

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Iftach Spector is one of Israel’s living legends Israeli Air Force general and its second-highest-scoring fighter ace. He was one of the eight Israeli pilots who attacked Saddam Hussein’s nuclear reactor at Osirik in 1981.He also was the senior signatory of the famous “Pilots’ Letter,” in which Spector and 27 other Israeli pilots stated their refusal to bomb targets in Palestine where collateral damage would likely be severe. His maverick conscience is well... View more info

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Guerrilla Wife
[Philippines, World War II]

By: Spencer, Louise Reid

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Chicago: , 1945, Peoples Book Club: 1945

Seller ID: 010708

Condition: Very Good


A riveting account of survival in the Philippines after the Japanese invasion; a testimony of the will to survive. The author and her husband were living in the Philippines when the Japanese invaded the island during WWII. They went into the jungle to evade capture and this book describes their life during that period which included giving birth to their first child under very primitive conditions.Reprint. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even t... View more info

Image for <B>The Boy Genius and the Mogul: The Untold Story of Television</B>

The Boy Genius and the Mogul: The Untold Story of Television

By: Stashower, Daniel

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Broadway: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010267

ISBN: 0767907590

Condition: New


First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. A rich and dramatic story of one man's perseverance and the remarkable events leading up to the launch of television as we know it, The Boy Genius and the Mogul shines new light on a major turning point in American history. View more info

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Rivers, Railways, and Roads: A History of Henderson County, Illinois

By: Sutton, Robert P.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Illinois:, Henderson County Historical,: 1988

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007606

ISBN: 0962037605


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

Image for <b>Unquiet Days: At Home in Poland.</b>

Unquiet Days: At Home in Poland.

By: Swick, Thomas R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York:, Ticknor & Fields,: 1991.

Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Full Number Line;

Inscription: <b>SIGNED by the Author</b>

Seller ID: 001950

ISBN: 0395585635


No Flaws or Blemish but a hint of shelf lean; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Admiral Lord Howe: A Biography
(Library of Naval Biography)

By: Syrett, David

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Anapolis. Maryland, Naval Institute Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010784

ISBN: 1591140064

Condition: New


This long overdue biography also takes a careful look at Howe the skilled diplomat as he sought to forestall the American Revolutionary War through negotiation with Benjamin Franklin and served as First Lord of the Admiralty in the government of Pitt the Younger. It is essential reading for age-of-sail enthusiasts.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

Image for <b> Illuminated Manuscripts Medieval Hunting Scenes </b> (The Hunting Book by Gaston Phoebus)

Illuminated Manuscripts Medieval Hunting Scenes (The Hunting Book by Gaston Phoebus)

By: Text by Gabriel Bise after Gaston Phoiebus; Translated by J. Peter Tallon

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Spain, Miller Graphics: 1978

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010531

Condition: Very Good


A lovely produced book on the various methods of hunting in the 14th century France lavishly illustrated with excellent reproductions.The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. The only noticeable flaw is minimal age-spotting on the boards and reverse of dust jacket. 4to; 28 cm; 11 inches tall; 108 pages, fully illustrated in full color. View more info

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A History of South Africa,

By: Thompson, Leonard

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 2001

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 010546

ISBN: 0300087764

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. A comprehensive history of the country, from its earliest human settlements to events prior to European colonization, to the Dutch occupation and the years of apartheid, to its success in becoming an independent nation. View more info

Image for <b>Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana's Cajun Coast  </b>

Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana's Cajun Coast

By: Tidwell, Mike

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Pantheon,: 2003.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009034

ISBN: 0375420762<br>

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


“Stunning, beautifully written, the best book on Louisiana I have ever read. Tidwell has captured the soul and heart of the Cajun people and describes the loss of their Acadian culture, their beloved wetlands, and their way of life more accurately and poignantly than any other writer I know of.” —James Lee Burke No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Charles
[Rivers of America]

By: Tourtellot, Arthur Bernon

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart: 1941

Edition: Second large edition.

Seller ID: 002808

Condition: Very Good


Second large edition. Blue cloth boards. Decorated endpages, top edge stained blue. Bindings square and tight. Clean text. Minor toning. Minimal shelf wear. Dust jacket with price of $2.50 has wear, slight loss, top/bottom spine. Rear pane/spine toned. In a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b> War of Nerves: Chemical Warfare from World War I to al-Qaeda </b>

War of Nerves: Chemical Warfare from World War I to al-Qaeda

By: Tucker, Jonathan

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York:, Pantheon,: 2006.

Seller ID: 008561

ISBN: 0375422293


“Fascinating [and] revealing. A sobering look at this new type of warfare . . . Highly informative and important.”—Chris Patsilelis, Houston Chronicle.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>Red Man's Religion. Beliefs and Practices of the Indians North of Mexico  </b><br>[Native American]

Red Man's Religion. Beliefs and Practices of the Indians North of Mexico
[Native American]

By: Underhill, Ruth M.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Chicago and London, The University of Chicago Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009489

Condition: Fine


The first comprehensive account of the religion of American Indians north of the Rio Grande. Among the topics considered in this classic study are world origins and supernatural powers, attitudes toward the dead, the medicine man and shaman, hunting and gathering rituals, war and planting ceremonies, and newer religions, such as the Ghost Dance and the Peyote Religion.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling to the Dust Jacket; Still Gift Quality... View more info

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Rights in Concord: The response to the counter-inaugural protest activities in Washington, D.C. January 18-20, 1969. A special staff study submitted to the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence.

By: United States, Task Force on Law and Law Enforcement.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.G.P.O.: 1969

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009472

Condition: Very Good


First Printing. xvi, 120, A5 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Illustrated with b/w photography. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Topics: Nixon, Richard -- (Richard Milhous), -- 1913-1994. Demonstrations -- Washington (D.C.) Manifestations -- Washington (D.C.). Photojournalism.From Introduction: 'This is a study of a series of confrontations between Washington, D. C. government officials, the local police and groups of dem... View more info

Image for <B>The Plains Across: The Overland Emigrants and the Trans-Mississippi West, 1840-60</b>

The Plains Across: The Overland Emigrants and the Trans-Mississippi West, 1840-60

By: Unruh, John D.

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Urbana, Illinois:, University of Illinois Press,: 1993.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009213

ISBN: 0252006984

Condition: Near Fine in a Good Dust Jacket.


Synthesizes the phenomenon that sent a quarter of a million antebellum pioneers westward, focusing on the interactions between them. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has shelf handling with rubs and minor chipping. View more info