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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The Battles for Spotsylvania Court House and the Road to Yellow Tavern

By: Rhea, Gordon C.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Baton Rouge and London, Louisiana State University Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010584

ISBN: 0807121363

Condition: New


The second volume in Gordon C. Rhea's peerless five-book series on the Civil War's 1864 Overland Campaign abounds with Rhea's signature detail, innovative analysis, and riveting prose.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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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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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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A History of Jordan

By: Robins, Philip

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Cambridge University Press: 2004

Seller ID: 010448

ISBN: 0521598958

Condition: Near Fine


Unused, no flaws but age-toning to edges. Philip Robins' survey of Jordan's political history begins in the early 1920s, continues through the years of the British Mandate and traces events over the next half century to the present day. Throughout the period, the country's fortunes were closely identified with its head of state, King Hussein, until his death in 1999. View more info

Image for <b> The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East </b><br>[World War I]

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

Image for <b>Chicago's Rapid Transit: Volume 1: Rolling Stock 1892-1947   </b>(CERA Bulletin 113)

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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Anna Kingsley [Revised and Expanded Edition]

By: Schafer, Daniel L.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: St Augustine, Florida, St Augustine Historical Society: 1997

Seller ID: 010502

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.9 inches tall; 62 pages with illustrations and maps; extensive bibliography. Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley (1793[1] - 1870) was a West African slave from present-day Senegal turned slave trader and plantation owner's wife, and then planter in early 19th-century Florida. When she was 13 years old, she was captured and sent to Cuba, where she was purchased by, impregnated by, and married to Zephaniah Kingsley, a slave trad... View more info

Image for <b> Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News </b><br> [Journalism]  Politics] [Government]

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

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