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Image for <b>A New Look at Tennessee History   </b>

A New Look at Tennessee History

By: Dyer, J. Pope

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Tennessee:, Self-published: 1980

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009249

Condition: Fine


SIGNED with date by the author. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. No flaws to note. View more info

Image for <b>Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended  </b><br>[US Soviet Summit]

Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended
[US Soviet Summit]

By: Matlock, Jack

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Random House,: 2004.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008622

ISBN: 0679463232

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


“A superb analysis of the achievements and problems of the Soviet system and a fascinating account of the people and events that brought its collapse . . .–HERBERT J. ELLISON, professor of Russian history, No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 363 pages with index. Chapter notes, bibliography. View more info

Image for <b> A Gallop among American Scenery: Or, Sketches of American Scenes and Military Adventure </b>[War of 1812] [Travelogue, early 19th Century USA]

A Gallop among American Scenery: Or, Sketches of American Scenes and Military Adventure [War of 1812] [Travelogue, early 19th Century USA]

By: Silliman, Augustus E.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: New York:, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1881

Seller ID: 006165

Condition: Near Fine, Collectible.


Travel Adventure and opinion in the early 19th Century including historical fiction of the War of 1812.Contemporary reviews: “…..displays uncommon qualities of style and powers of observation The author has apparently travelled much both in the United States and in Europe His sketches of scenery are brilliantly drawn and his stories and anecdotes well told.” The North American Review, Volume 57. p252. “This is undoubtedly par excellence the book of the season Nothing which has been lately published of the kind can equal it either in the interest of the top... View more info

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Among the Amish in Pennsylvania Dutchland A Pictorial Presentation

By: Smith, Elmer L.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Akron, Penna:, Applied Arts,: 1961

Edition: Third Printing.

Seller ID: 009474

Condition: Very Good


Third Printing. Stapled pictorial wraps. Tight and clean. A bit of Age-toning. 28cm. 11 inches tall; 42 pages. A photojournal of the way of life of the Amish told via photo and text. View more info

Image for <b>Storming Little Round Top: The 15th Alabama and Their Fight for the High Ground, July 2, 1863  </b><br>[Civil War]

Storming Little Round Top: The 15th Alabama and Their Fight for the High Ground, July 2, 1863
[Civil War]

By: Tucker, Philip

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA:, Da Capo Press Inc.,: 2002.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008629

ISBN: 0306811464


"Tucker (Burnside's Bridge) [has succeeded in] revising previous histories by using unpublished letters and combing the archives for other testimony of the Confederates' storming of that famous rocky hill. Tucker brings the battle to life with vivid descriptions of those dramatic events in a volume sure to please Civil War buffs."--Publishers Weekly Unread, Unopened, No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality but remainder mark on lower edge. View more info

Image for <b>Cloak and Gown: Scholars in the Secret War, 1939-1961.   </b><br>[Cold War, CIA]

Cloak and Gown: Scholars in the Secret War, 1939-1961.
[Cold War, CIA]

By: Winks, Robin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Haven and London:, Yale University Press,: 1996.

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 008685

ISBN: 0300065248


The CIA and its World War II predecessor, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), were for many years largely populated by members of Ivy League colleges, particularly Yale. In this highly acclaimed book, Robin Winks explores the underlying bonds between the university and the intelligence communities, introducing a fascinating cast of characters that include safe-crackers and experts in Azerbaijani as well as such social luminaries as Paul Mellon, David Bruce, John P. Marquand, Jr., and William Vanderbilt. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality.... View more info

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The Mother Lode [California Gold Rush Sites Guide Book]

By: Automobile Club of California

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Los Angles, Automobile Club of California: 1985

Seller ID: 010504

Condition: Very Good


The guidebook focuses on the 267-mile stretch of SR 49 between Mariposa and Sierraville with additional descriptions of the most rewarding side-trips. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 8.25 inches tall; 74pages with brief biographies of several notable persons from the era. Vintage b/w photographs and maps. View more info

Image for <b>Santa Ana: The People, the Pueblo, and the History of Tamaya  </b><br>[Native American]

Santa Ana: The People, the Pueblo, and the History of Tamaya
[Native American]

By: Bayer, Laura ; Montoya, Floyd

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Albuquerque, Univ of New Mexico Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009504

ISBN: 0826315151

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Relying on oral tradition, as well as documentary sources, this book traces Santa Ana Pueblo's history from the sixteenth century to the recent past. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. ------- First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 387 pages with Chapter Notes, and index. View more info

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Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution

By: Beeman, Richard

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2009

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010611

ISBN: 1400065704

Condition: New


From distinguished historian Richard Beeman comes a dramatic and engrossing account of the men who met in Philadelphia during the summer of 1787 to design a radically new form of government. Plain, Honest Men takes readers behind the scenes and beyond the debate to show how the world's most enduring constitution was forged through conflict, compromise, and, eventually, fragile consensus.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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Dr. Alexander Garden of Charles Town

By: Berkeley, Edmund; Berkeley, Dorothy Smith

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC:, University of North Carolina Press,: 1969.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009038

Condition: Very Good in a Very Good Dust Jacket.


Alexander Garden, physician and naturalist of the colonial period and one of the outstanding American scientists of the 18th century. The gardenia is named after him. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear with minor wear at spine tips. View more info

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Our Crowd: The Great Jewish Families of New York

By: Birmingham, Stephan

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1967

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009464

Condition: Very Good


Working with diaries, letters, and personal reminiscences supplied by members of interwoven families--Loeb, Lehman, Straus, Seligman, and Guggenheism, among others--Stephen Birmingham has assembled a remarkable composite portrait. some of his tales are wildly funny. others are poignant. All are set within a world of numbing opulence.First Edition, First Printing. Publisher's navy cloth, titles stamped in gilt with green ornament. 8vo; 24.5 cm; 9.5 inches tall; 404 pages with index. Endpages decorated with "simplified' Family Business Tree'. Bindings tight and square. Text clea... View more info

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...The Power of Place

By: Bowman, Joan Cowen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Homestead Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: )

Seller ID: 003815

ISBN: 0692009906


Signed with an inscription. No flaws or blemishes. This is a relevant and poignant American story that transcends gender and class. It's a compelling read, giving each of us an opportunity to consider where we have been and where we are heading in our own lives. View more info

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The Bandit Belle

By: Breihan, Carl W.; Rosamond, Charles A.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA:, Hangman Press,: 1970

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007514


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Bindings tight and square. Text clean. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Illustrated with period photographs. 143 pages with index and bibliography, 10.25 inches tall. View more info

Image for <b> The Great Raid on Cabanatuan: Rescuing the Doomed Ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor </b><br> [World War II - Pacific]

The Great Raid on Cabanatuan: Rescuing the Doomed Ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor
[World War II - Pacific]

By: Breuer, William B.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Wiley: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010569

ISBN: 0471037427

Condition: Fine


From the critically acclaimed author whom The Wall Street Journal called "a first-class historian," here is a riveting account of one of the most spectacular rescue operations in history. On January 30, 1945, American troops staged a successful raid on Cabanatuan, a notorious Japanese POW camp where thousands of prisoners had been tortured and died. Based on interviews with the heroes who survived the raid, this book brings to life in electrifying detail the dramatic events that took place on that historic day. [from dust jacket]No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Book is unr... View more info

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Pawleys Island: A Century of History and Photographs

By: Brockington, Lee G.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Charlestown, South Carolina, Joggling Board Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009447

ISBN: 0975349872

Condition: Near Fine


The book features more than 800 black-and-white pictures of life on Pawleys Island for the past 100 years. Organized by decade, the book captures the spirit of a very special place, with a foreword by long-time Pawleys devotees Cokie and Steve Roberts. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Book has no flaws to note. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light shelf handling. Illustrated with historical photographs. View more info

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Before and After an Oil Spill: The Arthur Kill

By: Burger, Joanna

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New Jersey, Rutgers University Press: 1994

Seller ID: 011358

ISBN: 0813520959

Condition: New


In January 1990, the New York Harbor suffered a major oil spill when an underwater pipe at an Exxon refinery leaked into the Arthur Kill. Because this industrial activity posed such an imposing threat to the fragile ecosystem, biologists had been monitoring the region's water, soil, vegetation, and wildlife for some time before the oil spill. Thus, we have before-and-after data about the habitat the only oil spill anywhere for which this is true.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. 8vo; 9.25 inches tall; 305 pages with index. Illustrated with photos, cha... View more info

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Edward Kennedy and the Camelot Legacy

By: Burns, James MacGregor

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Norton: 1976

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009944

ISBN: 039307501X

Condition: Fine


First Edition, First Printing. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No flaws to note; Unread. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 383 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. View more info

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Ted Kennedy. Scenes From an Epic Life

By: By Award Winning Photographers and Writers of the Boston Globe.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Easton Press / Simon and Schuster: 2009

Seller ID: 010961

ISBN: 1439138060

Condition: Fine


Green leather with stamped gilt titles and decorations. Paste-on photographs front cover. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. A bit of dust dulling on the top edge; Easton Bookplate attached but not written on. First Edition, thus. 4to; 10inches tall. View more info

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John Paul Jones: America's First Sea Warrior

By: Callo, Joseph

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Annapolis, Naval Institute Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010778

ISBN: 1591141028

Condition: New


Callo illuminates how this unique naval hero is linked to the nation's present and future. As a result, he gives us a sea saga that tells much about our own lives and times.First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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...Family History

By: Canby, Henry Seidel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass:, The Riverside Press,: 1945.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004264


Illustrated. Red buckram cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles. Light handling wear. Text clean mild toning. Includes letters exchanged between Canby and Thomas Jefferson regarding Jefferson's religion. Canby was considered a leading figure in American literary criticism. He was on the faculty of Yale and was an editor of the New York Post. View more info