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Image for <b>Our Crowd: The Great Jewish Families of New York  </b>

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 New Nobility: The Restoration of Russia's Security State and the Enduring Legacy of the KGB
[Espionage] [Russia; KGB]

By: Borogan, Irina; Soldatov, Andrei

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, PublicAffairs,: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008602

ISBN: 1586488023


“A non-fiction book that reads like a spy thriller… The New Nobility is an important book, well written and meticulously researched by two journalists with the right sources, both inside and outside the FSB.” --Basil and Spice. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 301 pages with index. View more info

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Henry VIII A Biography.

By: Bowle, John.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London:, Allen and Unwin [Readers Union],: 1965.<br>

Seller ID: 001885


Cream colored textured cloth covered boards with dark blue spine titles and front decoration.Top edge stained red. Minimal shelf wear. Bindings square and tight. Clean text. Dustjacket in protective Mylar has minor darkening to white areas and darkening to spine. View more info

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Art Under Stalin

By: Bown, Matthew Cullerne

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Holmes & Meier Pub: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010627

ISBN: 0841912998

Condition: New


Matthew Cullerne Bown's fascinating and often provocative analysis focuses on the art of the Stalin era, from 1932 to 1953, and includes discussion of the pre- and post-Stalin years. The author illuminates the political and social framework of the time and provides a complete expose of Stalinist aesthetics, socialist realism in art and neo-classicism in architecture, the Cult of Personality, art-world debates, and isolationism.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal ret... View more info

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The Bandit Belle

By: Breihan, Carl W.; Rosamond, Charles A.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA:, Hangman Press,: 1970

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007514


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Bindings tight and square. Text clean. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Illustrated with period photographs. 143 pages with index and bibliography, 10.25 inches tall. View more info

Image for <b> The Great Raid on Cabanatuan: Rescuing the Doomed Ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor </b><br> [World War II - Pacific]

The Great Raid on Cabanatuan: Rescuing the Doomed Ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor
[World War II - Pacific]

By: Breuer, William B.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Wiley: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010569

ISBN: 0471037427

Condition: Fine


From the critically acclaimed author whom The Wall Street Journal called "a first-class historian," here is a riveting account of one of the most spectacular rescue operations in history. On January 30, 1945, American troops staged a successful raid on Cabanatuan, a notorious Japanese POW camp where thousands of prisoners had been tortured and died. Based on interviews with the heroes who survived the raid, this book brings to life in electrifying detail the dramatic ... 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

Image for <b>  The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas</b><br>[Civil War]

The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas
[Civil War]

By: Buchanan, John

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Wiley: 1999

Seller ID: 010429

ISBN: 0471327166

Condition: Near Fine


Chronologically connecting events from the siege of Charleston in April 1780, to the battle of Guilford Courthouse, almost a year later, Buchanan carefully weaves politics, battles and personalities into one of the fascinating stories of American independence. [Roanoke Times]Carefully handled; Appears Unread; Light Shelf Wear. 452 pages with Notes, Bibliography and Index. View more info

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Readers Digest Southern Africa

By: Bulpin; T. V.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Readers Digest Association South Africa: 1981

Seller ID: 009445

ISBN: 0620049901

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal self handling; Still Gift Quality. 319 pages with index; fully illustrated with color photography. View more info

Image for <b>The Stone Circles Of The British Isles  </b>

The Stone Circles Of The British Isles

By: Burl, Aubrey

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Haven and London:, Yale University Press,: 1976.

Seller ID: 007483

ISBN: 0300019726


The first comprehensive and serious account of an important group of prehistoric moments: the Stone Circles of The British Isles. Aubrey Burl provides a hypothetical chronological framework for the circles, examining in particular their possible astronomical function. Special attention is paid to Stonehenge and Avebury, the two best known and most spectacular rings.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light toning on the text-block. Moderate handling wear. D... 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

Image for <b>John Paul Jones: America's First Sea Warrior  </b>

John Paul Jones: America's First Sea Warrior

By: Callo, Joseph

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Annapolis, Naval Institute Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010778

ISBN: 1591141028

Condition: New


Callo illuminates how this unique naval hero is linked to the nation's present and future. As a result, he gives us a sea saga that tells much about our own lives and times.First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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The Charleston Gardener

By: Cameron, Louisa Pringle;

Price: $19.95

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 002569

ISBN: 0941711595

Condition: Fine


SIGNED by both the author and photographer. Photographer inscribed to a friend without mentioning a name. No flaws dust jacket in Mylar sleeve. This is a valuable resource for inner-city gardeners and an important tool for those involved in the restoration of older houses and gardens. View more info

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Napoleon

By: Chandler, David

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Saturday Review Press,: 1973

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007616

ISBN: 0841502544

Condition: 8vo; 224 pages with index.


No flaws or blemishes to this unused book but a previous owner's name inside cover. View more info

Image for <b>Some Aspects of Social Life During the Mughal Age (1526--1707)  </b><br> [India]

Some Aspects of Social Life During the Mughal Age (1526--1707)
[India]

By: Chopra, Pran Nath . Foreword By Hayamun Kabir

Price: $71.50

Publisher: India, Shiva Lal Agarwala & Co. (P.) Ltd.: 1963

Seller ID: 005471

Condition: Very Good


Book about Mughals. Time Period 17th Century. The book is based on accounts from travelers who visited during the 17th century includes Customs, Rites and Ceremonies (Pre-Nuptial, Marriage, Funeral); Social Etiquettes and Manners; Charity and Feasts; Houses and Furniture; Mode of Travelling and Conveyances; bibliography; glossary; index. Well footnoted to the extensive bibliography. Blue cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles. Bindings square and ... View more info

Image for <b>The Voyages of Christopher Columbus: [Being the journals of his first and third, and the letters concerning his first and last voyages, to which is ... by Andres Bernaldez </b>(Argonaut Press, v. 9)

The Voyages of Christopher Columbus: [Being the journals of his first and third, and the letters concerning his first and last voyages, to which is ... by Andres Bernaldez (Argonaut Press, v. 9)

By: Columbus, Christopher ; Jane, Cecil - Editor

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Amsterdam : N. Israel; New York, Da Capo Press: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 009507

ISBN: 9060727037

Condition: Fine


The introduction gives the scope and an evaluation of the historical sources of the person and the activities of Christopher Columbus. Original title page reads: The Voyages of Christopher Columbus being the Journals of his first and third, and the Letters concerning his first and last voyages, to which is added the account of his second voyage written by Andres Bernaldez.Now newly translated and edited with an introduction and notes by Cecil Jane. View more info

Image for <b>Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn  </b><br> [Native American; Indian Wars]

Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn
[Native American; Indian Wars]

By: Connell, Evan S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, North Point Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition, Early Printing

Seller ID: 009493

ISBN: 0865471606

Condition: Near Fine


'Impressive in its massive presentation of information . . . Son of the Morning Star makes good reading - its prose is elegant, its tone the voice of dry wit, its meandering narrative skillfully crafted. Mr. Connell is above all a storyteller, and the story he tells is vastly more complicated than who did what to whom on June 25, 1876.' The New York Times Book Review. Second State Dust Jacket. Only 600 copies of this first issue were printed [unverified]. This... View more info

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Challenging the Civil Rights Establishment: Profiles of a New Black Vanguard

By: Conti, J. G. ; Stetson, Brad

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Praeger: 1993

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010331

ISBN: 0275944603

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 240 pages with bibliography and index. Conti and Stetson provide an admirable summation and instructive commentary. [ National Review] View more info

Image for The Art Dealers, Revised & Expanded: The Powers Behind the Scene Tell How the Art World Really Works

The Art Dealers, Revised & Expanded: The Powers Behind the Scene Tell How the Art World Really Works

By: Coppet, Laura de ; , JonesAlan

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Cooper Square Press: 2002

Seller ID: 010760

ISBN: 0815412452

Condition: New


An indispensable history. The back story of the important names on the door, the gatekeepers to the empire of the art world. [Knight Landesman, Artforum executive publisher] No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

Image for <b> The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology: An A-Z Guide to the Myths and Legends of the Ancient World </b>

The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology: An A-Z Guide to the Myths and Legends of the Ancient World

By: Cotterell. Arthur ; Cotterell, Rachael

Price: $49.50

Publisher: London, England, Hermes House: 2003

Seller ID: 006759

ISBN: 0681617349

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Illustrated throughout in color. The myths and legends of the ancient worlds, from Greece, Rome and Egypt to the Norse and Celtic lands, through Persia and India to China and the Far East, the Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology is a comprehensive A to Z of the classic stories of gods and goddesses, heroes and mythical beasts, wizards and... View more info