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Image for <b> Illustrated Directory of Tanks of the World: From World War I to the Present Day </b>

Illustrated Directory of Tanks of the World: From World War I to the Present Day

By: Mille, David

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Wisconson, Zenith Press: 2000

Seller ID: 009781

ISBN: 0760308926

Condition: New


Detailed technical specs, development details and informed comment on the performance of more than 150 tanks fill this unique reference. Arranged chronologically covering the world's major armies, clearly displays the decade-by-decade evolution of light, medium, and heavy main battle tanks. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Illustrated with color photographs. View more info

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GI Jews: How World War II Changed a Generation

By: Moore, Deborah Dash

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Mass, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010457

ISBN: 0674015096

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Rich in detail and insight, this deeply affecting book pays tribute to both the unsung heroism of the American Jewish servicemen of World War II and to the historian's craft. A must-read for anyone whose grandfather, father, brother, uncle and cousins proudly lay claim to being a 'GI Jew. [Jenna Weissman Joselit, author of The Wonders of America: Reinventing Jewish Culture, 1880-1950] View more info

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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

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Breaking the Bismarcks Barrier, 22 July 1942-1 May 1944: History of United States Naval Operations in World War II, Volume 6

By: Morison, Samuel Eliot

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Annapolis Maryland, Naval Institute Press: 2010

Seller ID: 010595

ISBN: 159114552X

Condition: Fine


Breaking the Bismarcks Barrier, 22 July 1942 - 1 May 1944, Volume 6 in the series, examines the drive up from Guadalcanal and New Guinea to the taking of Rabaul and the colossal American victory at the Battle of the Bismarck Sea during the Papuan campaign. This volume also covers the Central Solomons, the Huon Gulf offensive, the invasion of New Georgia, and the Battles of Kula Gulf and Kolombagnara.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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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>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

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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

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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

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An Analysis of the Gettysburg Address

By: Oakleaf, Joseph Benjamin [1858-1930]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Moline, Ill., Desaulniers & Co., Printers: 1908

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 010499

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed by author with a brief inscription. String tied wraps. 16 unnumbered pages: illustrations, portrait; 18 cm. Minimal handling. Mild age-toning; fore-edge rubbed with small closed tears. Oakleaf was a nationally recognized foremost Lincoln scholar. [JISHS]Oakleaf was one of the "Big Five," a nickname for the dominant collectors of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia at the turn of the 20th century. He also assembled a large collection of autographs, includ... View more info

Image for <b> Tales From a Tin Can: The USS Dale from Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay </b><br> [World War II; Pacific Theater]

Tales From a Tin Can: The USS Dale from Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay
[World War II; Pacific Theater]

By: Olson, Michael

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Zenith Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010632

ISBN: 076032770X

Condition: New


The son of a former Dale crewman, Olson interviewed 44 veterans and delved deeply into official documents to give this book the air of authenticity that puts the reader in the heart of the action.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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The Orchid Thief

By: Orlean, Susan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010528

ISBN: 0679447393

Condition: New


First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. --- A true story of passion, obsession, and beauty. The author's tale is a riveting dissection of the collector's obsession, and the peculiar state of mind and nature that is contemporary Florida. View more info

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Race Relations in the South

By: Patrick, Rembert W.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Tallahassee, Florida, Peninsular Publishing Company: 1958

Seller ID: 010490

Condition: Fine


The transcript of a Speech delivered at the 65th Annual Convention of the Florida State Teachers Association. Introduction by Gilbert L. Patrick, Executive Secretary of this organization of African American teachers. Relatively uncommon with only 8 copies in US Universities. ---- Stapled wraps; 23 cm; 9 inches tall; ii, 21 pages. No Flaws or Blemishes but even age-toning. View more info

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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

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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

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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