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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

Image for <b> Admiral Lord Howe: A Biography </b><br> (Library of Naval Biography)

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

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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

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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

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William Henry Jackson: Framing the Frontier

By: Waitley, Douglas

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Missoula, Montana:, Mountain Press Publishing Company,: 1999.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008830

ISBN: 0878423818


William Henry Jackson (1843 – 1942) was an American painter, Civil War veteran, geological survey photographer and an explorer famous for his images of the American West. He was a great-great nephew of Samuel Wilson, the progenitor of America's national symbol Uncle Sam. Jackson worked in multiple camera and plate sizes, under conditions that were often incredibly difficult.] His photography was based on the collodion process invented in 1848. ... View more info

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32 in'44: Building the Portsmouth Submarine Fleet in World War II

By: Watterson, Rodney K.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland:, Naval Institute Press,: 2011.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009317

ISBN: 1591149533

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


After averaging the completion of less than two submarines a year in the 1930s, the Portsmouth Navy Yard completed an astonishing thirty-two submarines in 1944 including the simultaneous launching of three submarines. The yard built seventy-nine submarines between 1941 and 1945, a fleet that collectively represented thirty-seven percent of the United States submarines built during the war and sank over one third of the Japanese shipping sunk by United States subma... View more info

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The World of Model Ships and Boats

By: Williams, Guy R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York:, G. P. Putman and Sons,: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004202

Condition: Very Good


First American Edition. 32 color illustrations 200+ B/W. Blue cloth boards with wrap-around decorations. Bindings square and tight, Text clean. Light shelf handling. Dust jacket has a little rubbing top spine and lower rear edge. Now, in a clear Mylar protective sleeve. View more info

Image for <b> The Voyages of the Cabots and the Discovery of North America  </b>[Argonaut Press #7]

The Voyages of the Cabots and the Discovery of North America [Argonaut Press #7]

By: Williamson, James A.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Amsterdam : N. Israel; New York, Da Capo Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition, Thus. Series: Argonaut Press ; Volume 7.

Seller ID: 009549

ISBN: 9060727029

Condition: Fine


This Argonaut Press issue is considered the essential source-book for Cabot and his voyages. Numerous documents have been discovered in the Italian, Spanish and English archives that provide new insights into these events and era. Includes: John and Sebastian Cabot, voyages in 1497 and 1498, Anglo-Portugese voyages from Bristol, North West voyage, voyages of 1517, 1521, 1527, 1536, English expeditions to North America. John Cabot (Italian: Giovanni Caboto;... View more info

Image for <b>Indians of the Plains  </b>[Native Americans]

Indians of the Plains [Native Americans]

By: Wissler, Clark

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Lancaster PA, Lancaster Press: 1948

Edition: Third Edition, Fourth Printing.

Seller ID: 009529

Condition: Very Good


Handbook Series No. 1. Anthropological Papers of the American . Museum of Natural History. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. 8vo; 20 cm.; 8 inches tall; 172 pages with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with maps drawings and photographs. View more info

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Hitler and the Holocaust

By: Wistrich, Robert Solomon

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Modern Library,: 2001.

Seller ID: 008060


In Hitler and the Holocaust, part of the Modern Library Chronicles series, Robert S. Wistrich is less concerned with detailing the "what" and "how" of this century's most infamous genocide than he is in answering the seemingly unanswerable: "Why?" First Edition, First Printing. Part of the Chronicles series. Book is unread with minor shelf wear. Dust jacket with price has light shelf handling at corners . View more info

Image for <b> Death Rattlers: Marine Squadron VMF-323 over Okinawa </b><br>[World War II]

Death Rattlers: Marine Squadron VMF-323 over Okinawa
[World War II]

By: Wolf, William

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Atglen, PA, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010507

ISBN: 0764309536

Condition: Very Good


Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has minimal handling wear. Illustrated with photographs. Nearly every World War II fighter squadron that flew in Europe has had its history chronicled. Other than "Pappy" Boyington's famous VMF-214 "Black Sheep", little has been written about Marine Corps squadrons in World War II. The contribution of VMF-223, View more info

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Cavalier: A Tale of Chivalry, Passion, and Great Houses

By: Worsley, Lucy

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York:, Bloomsbury USA,: 2007.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 009080

ISBN: 1596913584<br>

Condition: 8vo; 331 pages with chapter notes and index.<br>


“Vividly described …every detail of Cavendish's universe comes to life…fascinating.” ?Publishers Weekly From the Chief Curator of the Historic Royal Palaces in England, a vivid portrait of a seventeenth-century nobleman, his household, and the dramatic decades surrounding the English Civil War.William Cavendish embodied the popular image of a cavalier. He was both courageous and cultured. His passions were architecture, horses, and women. And, along ... View more info

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Genealogy of American Finance (Columbia Business School Publishing)

By: Wright, Robert ; Sylla, Richard

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010951

ISBN: 0231170262

Condition: New


The work of Wright and Sylla points the way for business historians to extend the boundaries of economic understanding through the intensive examination of the evolving relationship between organization and finance. [ Paul Miranti in Enterprise & Society]No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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The Greatest of the Borgias

By: Yeo, Margaret

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Milwaukee:, The Bruce Publishing Company,: 1952.

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing.

Seller ID: 007486


Biography of Francis Borgia, Duke of Gandia and Marquis of Lombay, 'Known as the "Holy Duke", he lived a holy Christian life overcoming the inherited legacy of infamy. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning; gutter of endpages toned. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve; has light wear with some chipping; rear panel has toned. View more info