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Image for <b>Lumbering Songs from the Northern Woods  </b>

Lumbering Songs from the Northern Woods

By: Fowke, Edith

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Austin, TX and London, University of Texas Press: 1970

Seller ID: 006722

Condition: Near Fine


Tunes transcribed by Norman Cazden.Edith Fowke's collection of sixty-five songs, recorded from former shantyboys, is unique, being the first in this field to exclude the more general songs popular in the bunkhouse. Mrs. Fowke presents a vivid picture of life in the north woods before the days of mechanization. Unused, no flaws but minimal shelf handling; Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Unruly Queen: The Life of Queen Caroline

By: Fraser, Flora

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1996

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 010649

ISBN: 0394561465

Condition: Fine


The life of the disgraced Queen Caroline, discarded wife of George IV of EnglandSIGNED with a gift inscription from the author on the top of the title page. Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. Third Printing. Illustrated with color. View more info

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Maya Cosmos: Three Thousand Years on the Shaman's Path

By: Freidel, David A,; Schele, Linda; Parker, Joy

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, William Morrow & Co,: 1993

Seller ID: 008604

ISBN: 0688100813


Witnessing the practice of ancient Maya religion in modern Latin America and explaining archaeological discoveries about Maya myth, a study of Maya culture shows how the Maya have survived centuries of religious oppression.Unread; Unused. No flaws but some minor spotting top edge of front text-block .4to; 543 pages with index, chapter notes and bibliography. 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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The Spotsylvania Campaign
(Military Campaigns of the Civil War)

By: Gallagher, Gary W.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, The University of North Carolina Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010575

ISBN: 080782402X

Condition: New


Some of the most important and innovative scholarship on Civil War battles and their political and social impact has appeared in the volumes of the Military Campaigns of the Civil War series. I strongly recommend these essays to everyone who is interested in the latest findings and interpretations. [James M. McPherson]No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Editi... View more info

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The New York City Marathon: Twenty-Five Years

By: Gambaccini, Peter

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Rizzoli: 1994

Seller ID: 010641

ISBN: 0847818152

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Still in publisher's Shrink-wrap. ------ Illustrated. View more info

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Invasion Rabaul: The Epic Story of Lark Force, the Forgotten Garrison, January - July 1942 (Rabaul Trilogy)

By: Gamble, Bruce

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA, Zenith Press: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010596

ISBN: 0760345910

Condition: New


The riveting first book in Bruce Gamble's critically acclaimed Rabaul trilogy, originally published in hardcover entitled Darkest Hour, which chronicles the longest battle of World War II. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Fortress Rabaul: The Battle for the Southwest Pacific, January 1942-April 1943

By: Gamble, Bruce

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA, Zenith Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010598

ISBN: 0760345597

Condition: New


Fortress Rabaul has been hailed as the triumphant midpoint of Bruce Gamble's award-winning military nonfiction trilogy, following his critically acclaimed Darkest Hour (December 2006) and preceding Target: Rabaul. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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The Cross in the Sand. The Early Catholic Church in Florida 1513 - 1870.

By: Gannon, Michael V.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida, University of Florida Press: 1967

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 010494

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED with a personal inscription by the author. Second Printing. The definitive history of the arrival and growth of Catholicism in Florida. Franciscan Missionary influence from Georgia to St. Augustine; focusing on St. Augustine and East Florida. The author Gannon offers an interesting portrait of cantankerous parish leaders, Jesuit missionaries, conquistadors, Franciscan martyrs, and frustrated bishops. Tan buckram with titles and decorations i... 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

Image for <b>Down on T Wharf : The Boston Fisheries As Seen Through the Photographs of Henry D. Fisher  </b>

Down on T Wharf : The Boston Fisheries As Seen Through the Photographs of Henry D. Fisher

By: German, Andrew W.

Price: $21.45

Publisher: Mystic, CT, U.S.A., Mystic Seaport Museum, Incorporated: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003220

ISBN: 0913372269

Condition: Fine


No flaws to book. Minimal wear top spine dust jacket; Now in a protective Mylar sleeve.Picturesque T Wharf was long the home of Boston's fishing industry. Henry D. Fisher created a remarkable photographic record of the fishing fleet in Boston Harbor between 1908 and 1920, when Boston was America's largest fish market. This book's 117 photographs, accompanied by an equally vivid text, recreate the fishing vessels and markets of a vanished era. The North American So... View more info

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Greater Russia:The Continental Empire of the Old World, with Illustrations and a Map

By: Gerrare, Wirt

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. [American]

Seller ID: 005579


From NY Times Saturday Review: ‘... convey[s] an adequate idea of Russia’s advance - especially her industrial progress and commercial prospects... [with] particular attention to the problem of the Far East... full details of the topography of the country through which the Trans-Siberian Railway runs, of the customs of the Siberian tribes, and of the products of the country, present and prospective.’ Publisher’s blue cloth covered boards. Stamped gilt t... View more info

Image for <b> Icelandic Spiritualism: Mediumship and Modernity in Iceland </b>[Viking]

Icelandic Spiritualism: Mediumship and Modernity in Iceland [Viking]

By: Gissurarson, Loftur Reimar

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Transaction Publishers: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009622

ISBN: 1560002735

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


A scholarly social anthropological study of the role of spiritualism in Icelandic church and society during the first half of the twentieth century. The authors put forth the view that spiritualism was an integral part of Iceland's transition to modernity and its conversion to Christianity and demonstrate how "modern" spiritualism is a distinct phenomenon in Icelandic life. Of particular interest to philosophers, sociologists, psychologists, anthropologis... View more info

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Who Wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls?: The Search for the Secret of Qumran

By: Golb, Norman

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Prentice Hall: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010758

ISBN: 002544395X

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. The Dead Sea Scrolls, discovered in 1947 in caves in the village of Qumran, now on Jordan's West Bank, have been linked to the Essenes, an ancient Jewish pacifist, communal sect, and some scholars have suggested that Jesus may have been an Essene. Golb, professor of Jewish history and civilization at the University of Chicago, disputes the conventional wisdom in ... View more info

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Custer's Last Campaign: Mitch Boyer and the Little Bighorn Reconstructed

By: Gray, John S.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Lincoln and London, University of Nebraska Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009536

ISBN: 080322138X

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 23.5 cm.; 9.25 inches tall; with Appendix, Bibliography and Index. View more info

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Handbook of Alaska: Its Resources, Products and Attractions in 1924

By: Greely, Adolphus W.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner’s Sons,: 1924

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 006180


Third Edition. With new chapters on fisheries, Fur-farming, Fur Seals, Game, Gold-Mining, Petroleum and Coal, Railroads and Volcanoes. Twenty-four photographic plates, 7 text maps, Lacking large folding color map from rear pocket. Published originally in 1909, this edition has been practically rewritten and presents Alaska as it was in 1924. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Minor sun-darkening to the spine. ... 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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Westward with Fremont: The Story of Solomon Carvalho.

By: GREENSPAN, Sophie

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, The Jewish Publication, Society of America: 1969.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000909


Blue cloth covered boards with white titles. Endpages decorated with maps and drawings. Bindings square and tight, no flaws to book but a hint of fading to top edge. Dust jacket intact with light shelf wear. Protected in Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b> FitzRoy: The Remarkable Story of Darwin's Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast </b>

FitzRoy: The Remarkable Story of Darwin's Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast

By: Gribbin, John ; Gribbin, Mary

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010772

ISBN: 0300103611

Condition: Fine


[A] finely drawn portrait that emerges from FitzRoy is of a very British hero in the mold of Nelson, who sacrificed his health and personal fortune in the service of his country. [Gavin Bell, Daily Telegraph]No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. Illustrated. View more info