Sort

Showing 121-140 of 181

Image for <b>Admiral of the Ocean Sea</b><br>[Columbus]

Admiral of the Ocean Sea
[Columbus]

By: Morison, Samuel Eliot

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston:, Little, Brown and Company,: 1942.

Seller ID: 001205


Brown cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles in blue box. Front decorated with a compass rose. Bindings square and tight, text clean. Moderate wear to edges. Light sun-fading to spine. 9 5/8 inches tall. 680 pages with index. Several handsome fold out maps - all intact. Decorated endpages with maps. View more info

Image for <b> Rasputin: The Saint Who Sinned </b>

Rasputin: The Saint Who Sinned

By: Moynahan, Brian

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010348

ISBN: 0679419306

Condition: New


Rasputin's name has become synonymous with evil, but his legend has obscured the facts of his life. In this evocative biography, Brian Moynahan presents us with a flesh-and-blood Rasputin, more fascinating than the myth--a man in whom debauchery coexisted beside a real (if erratic) spiritual sense, a man whose coarseness hid a savvy awareness of human psychology. First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Qual... View more info

Image for <b> Noticias De Nutka: An Account of Nootka Sound in 1792 </b><br>[18th Century California; Botany]

Noticias De Nutka: An Account of Nootka Sound in 1792
[18th Century California; Botany]

By: Mozino, Jose Mariano

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Seattle and London:, University of Washington Press,: 1970

Seller ID: 007544


The author was official botanist on the voyage of Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra to 'the limits to the north of California' in 1792. Illustrated with plates that appeared in the original. Includes notes, appendices, bibliography, and index. 142 pg.Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Appears to be a new book except for being on a shelf since 1970. Dust jacket has a few nicks. View more info

Image for <b>The German Air War in Russia  </b>

The German Air War in Russia

By: Muller, Richard

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Balyimore, MD, Nautical & Aviation Pub Co of Amer: 1992

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009780

ISBN: 1877853135

Condition: Near Fine


Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Unread; minor age-spotting on edges of text block. 8vo; 9.12 inches tall; 301 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with 250 drawings and photographs. View more info

Image for <b>Frémont, the West's Greatest Adventurer. Being a Biography From Certain Hitherto Unpublished Sources of General John C. Frémont Together With His Wife Jessie Benton Frémont and Some Account of the Period of Expansion Which Found a Brilliant Leader in The Pathfinder.  </b>

Frémont, the West's Greatest Adventurer. Being a Biography From Certain Hitherto Unpublished Sources of General John C. Frémont Together With His Wife Jessie Benton Frémont and Some Account of the Period of Expansion Which Found a Brilliant Leader in The Pathfinder.

By: Nevins, Allan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York and London:, Harper & Brothers Publishers ,: 1928.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008934


This important biography, based on original sources provides a picture of the western United States at the latter half of the 19th century. Additionally, the influence of Jessie Benton Frémont on her husband’s success is well-documented. Publisher’s navy-blue cloth with gilt stamped titles. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. minimal handling wear but with a bump to the lower text-block of volume 2 causing folds and small closed ... View more info

Image for <b>Titans: How the New Canadian Establishment Seized Power  </b>

Titans: How the New Canadian Establishment Seized Power

By: Newman, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009854

ISBN: 0670883360

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Peter C. Newman's series on The Canadian Establishment has made publishing history, its two previous volumes having sold more than half a million copies. In this new book, Titans: How the New Canadian Establishment Seized Power, Newman takes a daring look at Canada's mega-wealthy, all powerful gunslingers.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 4to; 10 inches tall; 650 pages with appendixes and Index. View more info

Image for <b>Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of Queen Caroline  </b>

Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of Queen Caroline

By: Nightingale, Joseph ; Hibbert, Christopher - Editor and Introduction

Price: $14.25

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1978

Seller ID: 006940

Condition: Near Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but a small/faint retail mark lower spine; Bindings tight and square. Text clean. Lacks slipcase. View more info

Image for <b>The Wreck of the Sv. Nikolai: Two Narratives of the First Russian Expedition to the Oregon Country, 1808-1810   </b>

The Wreck of the Sv. Nikolai: Two Narratives of the First Russian Expedition to the Oregon Country, 1808-1810

By: Owens, Kenneth N.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oregon, Oregon Historical Society Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009519

ISBN: 0875951244

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


This volume combines two source accounts of the event. The first is the story of a Russian survivor, Timofei Osipovich Tarakanov, the expedition's leader after the shipwreck. The second is a Quileute account, preserved orally for nearly a century before being recorded in 1909. Combined, these wonderful accounts tell a tale of adventure with moments of high drama, heroism, a touch of comedy, and eventual tragedy.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Editio... View more info

Image for <b>1,000 Days on the River Kwai: The Secret Diary of a British Camp Commandant  </b>

1,000 Days on the River Kwai: The Secret Diary of a British Camp Commandant

By: Owtram, Colonel Cary. OBE

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Pen and Sword, London: 2017

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. UK.

Seller ID: 009967

ISBN: 1473897807

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


After being captured in Singapore and transported to the infamous Burma railway Colonel Cary Owtram was appointed the British Camp Commandant at Chungkai, one of the largest POW camps. Many ex-prisoners testified to the mental and physical courage that he showed protecting POWs from the worst excesses of their captors. In addition, it is clear that Owtram bore heavy responsibility for those under his charge and the daily trauma of dealing with the unpredictable J... View more info

Image for <b>Wellington's Peninsular War: Battles and Battlefields  </b>

Wellington's Peninsular War: Battles and Battlefields

By: Paget, Julian

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 010328

ISBN: 0850526035

Condition: Near Fine


The Peninsular War (1808-1814) was part of a twenty-year struggle waged by Britain and its allies against Napoleon Bonaparte. Previous works have neglected the role of the Spanish and Portuguese themselves, a failing corrected in Julian Paget's comprehensive account of 28 battles in the campaign. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal age toning on text block; clean and appears unread. 8vo; 24 cm; 9.5 inches tall; 285 pages with index; illustrated; map endpages. View more info

Image for <b>Scramble for Africa  </b>

Scramble for Africa

By: Pakenham, Thomas

Price: $12.95

Publisher: UK, Time Warner Books: 1992

Seller ID: 010342

ISBN: 0349104492

Condition: New


In 1880 the continent of Africa was largely unexplored by Europeans. Less than thirty years later, only Liberia and Ethiopia remained unconquered by them. The rest - 10 million square miles with 110 million bewildered new subjects - had been carved up by five European powers (and one extraordinary individual) in the name of Commerce, Christianity, 'Civilization' and Conquest. The Scramble for Africa is the first full-scale study of that extraordinary episode in history... View more info

Image for <b>George Merrick's Coral Gables 'Where Your 'Castles in Spain' are Made Real!'</b>

George Merrick's Coral Gables 'Where Your 'Castles in Spain' are Made Real!'

By: Parks, Arva Moore

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Miami, Florida:, Centennial Press,: 2006.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009225

ISBN: 0974158968

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


George Edgar Merrick (1886–1942) was a real estate developer who is best known as the planner and builder of the city of Coral Gables, Florida in the 1920s, one of the first planned communities in the United States. Beginning in 1922, In three years, Merrick spent over $20 million to build a thousand Mediterranean style houses, which complemented the Biltmore Hotel, the country clubs, and the other community buildings that Merrick had also designed and ov... View more info

Image for <b>Journey into America  </b><br>[Lynn Ward]

Journey into America
[Lynn Ward]

By: Peattie, Donald Culross

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Boston:, Houghton Mifflin Company,: 1943.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. [Ref: McBride]

Seller ID: 008851


Color frontispiece, title page, dust jacket and endpages by Lynn Ward. Rarely did the honored illustrator work in color. A series of short stories exploring vignettes of American history.“….adventuring into America, historically, geographically, biographically. It is fragmentary, but it blends into a whole. George Washington, and his mother; Kit Carson, Jim Bridger, Daniel Boone -- from new angles; equally important the nameless men of Marblehead; th... View more info

Image for <b> A Southern Woman's Story. Life in Confederate Richmond </b><br>[Civil War]

A Southern Woman's Story. Life in Confederate Richmond
[Civil War]

By: Pember, Phobe Yates ; Edited by Bell Irwin Wiley

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Jackson, Tennessee, McCowat-Mercer Press Inc: 1959

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010349

Condition: Fine


First Edition, First Printing. Includes unpublished letters written from the Chimborazo Hospital. Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 8vo; [12] 190 pages with index, Illustrated. View more info

Image for <b> Route 66 A.D. :  On the Trail of Ancient Roman Tourists </b>

Route 66 A.D. : On the Trail of Ancient Roman Tourists

By: Perrottet, Tony

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Random House,: 2002.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007519

ISBN: 037550432X


First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Travel writer Perrottet retraced the ancient Grand Tour route, attempting to model the experience of an early Roman traveler along the way. A lively blend of fascinating historical anecdotes and hilarious personal encounters, interspersed with irreverent and often eerily prescient quotes from the ancients, Rout... View more info

Image for <b>The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn  </b>

The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn

By: Philbrick, Nathaniel

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009402

ISBN: 0670021725

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


From the moment Lieutenant Colonel George Custer galloped out of sight on June 25, 1876, controversy commenced and continues, inspiring an immense and often minutiae-minded literature about the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Riding to the rescue of overwhelmed history buffs, Philbrick applies the skills of narrative synthesis to produce a fascinating integration of known fact and defensible speculation that will rivet the reader. --Booklist. Carefully handled, ... View more info

Image for <b>The Audacity to Win: The Inside Story and Lessons of Barack Obama's Historic Victory  </b>

The Audacity to Win: The Inside Story and Lessons of Barack Obama's Historic Victory

By: Plouffe, David

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Adult: 2009

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 009453

ISBN: 0670021334

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


SIGNED by the author with an inscription. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

Image for <b> The History of Ireland, from Its Union with Great Britain in January 1801, to October 1810 </b>

The History of Ireland, from Its Union with Great Britain in January 1801, to October 1810

By: Plowden, Francis

Price: $235.00

Publisher: Dublin, Printed and Sold by John Boyce: 1811

Seller ID: 010224

Condition: Very Good


Modern half green morocco & marbled boards, spines ruled in gilt, raised bands, morocco lettering pieces. Lightly shelf handled. 8vo; 22.2x13 cm; 8.75 by 5.25 inches". 3 volumes complete. Vol. I with burned crescent in to margin of title and following leaves, 1" diameter, not affecting any text to page 70; dampstain to lower margins of early leaves; some darkening to the untrimmed page edges; No flaws but typical age-toning to Volume 2 and 3. Francis Plowden, A... View more info

Image for <b>Parting With Illusions  </b><br>[Soviet Union; Cold War]

Parting With Illusions
[Soviet Union; Cold War]

By: Pozner, Vladimir

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Atlantic Monthly Press,: 1990.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008624

ISBN: 0871132877<br>


Pozner, a Soviet TV commentator perhaps best known for cohosting (with Phil Donahue) a televised U.S./Soviet "public meeting," is what the American Right fears most--a charming, erudite member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union who speaks with a strong American accent. In this book, Pozner explains how he came to be who he is, taking the reader from his birth in German-occupied Paris to his formative years in New York City in the 1950s at the beginning of ... View more info

Image for <b>History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella  </b>

History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella

By: Prescott, William Hickling; Edited by C. Harvey Gardiner

Price: $16.45

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press,: 1967

Seller ID: 006670

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, Thus. Illustrated by Lima De Freitas; Color map on endpages; genealogy table; twenty-three four-color illustrations, ten of which are full-page.Hardcover in slipcase. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Some age spots to text-block. Moderate handling wear to slipcase. Lacks Sandglass collector notes. View more info