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Image for <b> Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race </b>

Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race

By: Rhodes, Richard

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009418

ISBN: 0375414134

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


'Throughout his assiduously researched work, Rhodes cites stunning statistics to support his contention that the nuclear competition has run amok . . . dense with crucial, revealing information obtained from personal interviews and newly declassified documents, Rhodes's Arsenals of Folly is a dramatic and penetrating investigation of the nuclear arms race and its eventual end.' -- The Philadelphia Inquirer. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket wit... View more info

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The Seventeenth Child

By: Rice, Dorothy Marie; Payne, Lucille Mabel

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Haven, CT:, Linnet Books,: 1998.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009083

ISBN: 020802414X

Condition: SIGNED by both authors.


A realistic account of an African-American woman, Lucille M. W. Payne, growing up in rural Virginia during the 1930s and 1940s, as recorded and edited by her daughter. The first-person vignettes are uncomplicated and engage readers through imagery. The oral history of the seventeenth child of black sharecroppers, describing her life in Virginia and New Jersey during the Depression. SIGNED by both authors. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal r... View more info

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Ships' Graveyards: Abandoned Watercraft and the Archaeological Site Formation Process

By: Richards, Nathan

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida:, University Press of Florida,: 2008.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009047

ISBN: 0813032571

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Using Australian waters as a case study, Richards examines over 1,500 vessels abandoned over a period of more than 200 years. In offering such a detailed focus on an underutilized archaeological resource, he provides a model for the examination of similar sites and processes in many other locations around the world.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 8vo; 255 pages; chapter notes, bibliography and index. Illustrated. Co-published with The S... View more info

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Seven Came Through: Rickenbacker's Full Story

By: Rickenbacker, Captain Edward V.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday Doran: 1943

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010248

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. Includes "His message to America". With an introduction by W.L. White. Captain Rickenbacker's harrowing World War II adventure in which he and his companions were adrift in the Pacific Ocean for 21 days. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has rubbing along top edge with small closed tears. 8vo; 8.25 inches tall; 118 pages View more info

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The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East
[World War I]

By: Rogan, Eugene

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Basic Books: 2015

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007556

ISBN: 046502307X


In 1914 the Ottoman Empire was depleted of men and resources after years of war against Balkan nationalist and Italian forces. But in the aftermath of the assassination in Sarajevo, the powers of Europe were sliding inexorably toward war, and not even the Middle East could escape the vast and enduring consequences of one of the most destructive conflicts in human history. The Great War spelled the end of the Ottomans, unleashing powerful forces that would forever ... View more info

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Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam,
Revised Edition

By: Rogers, Robert F.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Honolulu:, University of Hawaii Press,: 2011.

Seller ID: 009283

ISBN: 0824833341

Condition: New


This revised edition of the standard history of Guam is intended for general readers and students of the history, politics, and government of the Pacific region. Its narrative spans more than 450 years, beginning with the initial written records of Guam by members of Magellan 1521 expedition and concluding with the impact of the recent global recession on Guam's fragile economy.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. View more info

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Chicago's Rapid Transit: Volume 1: Rolling Stock 1892-1947 (CERA Bulletin 113)

By: Ry G. Benedict

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chicago, Central Electric Railfans Assoc.: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003447

Condition: Near Fine


Carefully used. No flaws to note. Dust jacket protected in Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b>Where the Birds Never Sing: The True Story of the 92nd Signal Battalion and the Liberation of Dachau  </b><BR>[Holocaust]

Where the Birds Never Sing: The True Story of the 92nd Signal Battalion and the Liberation of Dachau
[Holocaust]

By: Sacco, Jack

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2003

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010298

ISBN: 0060096659

Condition: New


"If you are looking for a great book about heroes in a dark place, read Where the Birds Never Sing." (James Bradley, author of Flags of Our Fathers and Flyboys) No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News
[Journalism] Politics] [Government]

By: Schieffer, Bob

Price: $12.95

Publisher: London & New York, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers: 2017

Seller ID: 009632

ISBN: 153810721X

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


"In this illuminating and valuable book, a towering American journalist and public citizen shows us the vital importance of journalism to our time, talks to some of the most distinguished people now creating it, and counsels us all on how best to use it in some of its newest and most innovative forms." No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 8vo; 23.5 cm., 9.25 inches tall; 204 pages with index. View more info

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WPA Federal Art Project - Printmaking in California 1935-1943

By: Seaton, Elizabeth;

Price: $250.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, Book Club of California: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009487

Condition: New


Limited Edition of 450. BCC Publication No. 220 . An important study of the role of the Federal government in the development of the graphic arts in depression-era California. With a biographical dictionary and bibliography. Vivid works by 30s California printmakers, gorgeous production. Designed by Patrick Reagh; Preface by Clinton Adams. Folio: 13 inches tall; 33cm; 132 pp. Illustrated throughout from color and b&w prints; 48 reproduction... View more info

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A History of Altamonte Springs, Florida

By: Shofner, Jerrell H.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Charlotte Harber, Florida, Tabby House Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010345

ISBN: 0964586304

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Fully Illustrated. Published on the 75th anniversary of the founding in 1995 in Central Florida View more info

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Since Stalin A Photo History of Our Time.

By: Shub, Boris & Quint, Bernard

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, Swen: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009641

Condition: Very Good


From dust jacket flap:' A true history. This book traces the road of Communism with the original milestones restored, not as they have been shifted or shattered by the Kremlin's hacks and apologists.' A complete bibliography-index cites the varied sources of the text, and each of the 425 photographs, many of them rare, has been painstakingly authenticated.First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling... View more info

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Trooper 8008 IY
[Boer War]

By: Sidney Peel, Hon.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London:, Edward Arnold,: 1901.

Edition: 4th Impression.

Seller ID: 008353


An account of the 40th Oxfordshire Company during the Boer War in South Africa.Sir Sidney Cornwallis Peel, 1st Baronet DSO (1870 – 1938), was a British soldier, financier and Conservative politician. He was also a Colonel in the British Army. Serving in the 40th Oxfordshire Company. The Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars, renamed several times before becoming the QOOH, it saw service in the Boer War with 40 and 59 Companies of the Imperial Yeomanry and also ser... View more info

Image for <b>Gladesmen: Gator Hunters, Moonshiners, and Skiffers (Florida History and Culture)   </b><br>[Everglades, Florida]

Gladesmen: Gator Hunters, Moonshiners, and Skiffers (Florida History and Culture)
[Everglades, Florida]

By: Simmons, Glen; Ogden, Laura

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida:, University Press of Florida: 1995.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008119

ISBN: 0813015731<br>


“Contains interesting tales of outlaws, moonshiners and other characters; some who lived on the edge of right and wrong and roamed the inhospitable backcountry prairies of soft muck and massive mosquitoes.”—South Dade News Leader. Minimal shelf handling. Damp stain on lower corners of boards Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b> Far, Far From Home: The Wartime Letters of Dick and Tally Simpson, Third South Carolina Volunteers </b>

Far, Far From Home: The Wartime Letters of Dick and Tally Simpson, Third South Carolina Volunteers

By: Simpson, Dick and Tally

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York & Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 010253

ISBN: 0195086635

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Comprises hundreds of letters sent between Dick and Tally Simpson, sons of South Carolina Congressman, Richard F. Simpson. 8vo; xxi + 316 pages with notes, index, and bibliography. First Edition, Second Printing. View more info

Image for <b>The Scandinavian Races: The Northmen; The Sea-Kings and Vikings. Their Manners and Customs, Discoveries, Maritime Expeditions, Struggles, and Wars, Up to the Present Time  </b>

The Scandinavian Races: The Northmen; The Sea-Kings and Vikings. Their Manners and Customs, Discoveries, Maritime Expeditions, Struggles, and Wars, Up to the Present Time

By: Sinding, Paul C.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Published by the Author: 1875

Seller ID: 009635

Condition: Very Good


An early work of Scandinavian history and culture. First Edition Thus. Originally published under the title "History of Scandinavia, From the Early Times of the Norseman and Vikings to the Present Day" (Pudney & Russell, 1859), [WorldCat and Library of Congress]. In the front matter is reprinted a letter to the author (addressed as Prof. Sinding) from Howard Crosby, Chancellor of the University of the City of New York, in which he states: 'It is, ... View more info

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American Racist: The Life and Films of Thomas Dixon

By: Slide, Anthony

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Lexington, KY:, The University Press of Kentucky,: 2004.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007533

ISBN: 0813123283


Publishers material laid in - three informational flyers. American Racist is the first book to discuss Dixon's work outside of literature and provide a wide overview of the life and career of this highly controversial twentieth-century southern populist.No Flaws or Blemishes but slight odor from smoker's library. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve View more info

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The Scottish World: History and Culture of Scotland

By: Snyder, Henry L.; Orel, Harold; Marilyn, Stokstad. [Editors]

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Abrams,: 1981.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008837

ISBN: 0810916304


A group of scholars deeply versed in the history, art and literature of Scotland bring their knowledge to bear in a sweeping and highly readable survey that both chronologically and thematically reveals Scotland's culture and character. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Giftable. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket has light shelf handling and sun-fading on the spine. Texts by the editors ... View more info

Image for <b> Washington Walked Here; Alexandria on the Potomac, one of America's first "new" towns </b>

Washington Walked Here; Alexandria on the Potomac, one of America's first "new" towns

By: Somerville, Mollie D.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Society Daughters of American Revolution: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009660

ISBN: 0874911265

Condition: New


Third Printing; No Flaws or Blemishes; but for a minor closed tear on upper front edge of Dust Jacket. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Gift Quality. View more info

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Loud and Clear: The Memoir of an Israeli Fighter Pilot

By: Spector, Iftach

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Minneapolis,MN:, Zenith Press,: 2009.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 008617

ISBN: 076033630X

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Iftach Spector is one of Israel’s living legends Israeli Air Force general and its second-highest-scoring fighter ace. He was one of the eight Israeli pilots who attacked Saddam Hussein’s nuclear reactor at Osirik in 1981.He also was the senior signatory of the famous “Pilots’ Letter,” in which Spector and 27 other Israeli pilots stated their refusal to bomb targets in Palestine where collateral damage would likely be severe. His maverick conscience is well... View more info