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Image for The Burdens of Progress, 1900-1929

The Burdens of Progress, 1900-1929

By: Abrams, Richard M.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Glenview, Illinois, Scott Foresman & Co.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18137


Card covers show edge wear, chipping, creasing. ; tight solid book, text unmarked; Scott, Foresman American history series; B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6.10 X 0.50 inches; 199 pages View more info

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A Cheechako Goes to the Klondike

By: Adams, Charles W & Jack Kutz & Jack Williams

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Kenmore, WA, Epicenter Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18000


Only slight wear to card covers ; A bright, solid book.; Alaska Book Adventures ; 8.96 X 6.08 X 0.54 inches; 192 pages; "The Klondike Stampede caused a transportation boom in the north, where in its thrilling heyday about 250 wooden steamboats operated in the Yukon River drainage of Alaska and the Yukon. The sternwheelers became gold rush icons. But the hardy, pragmatic entrepreneurs who ran the boats were lured by profits, not romance. In 1901, a passenger's fare fr... View more info

The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Vol. XXXIII. History of Alaska, 1730-1885

By: Bancroft, Hubert Howe

Price: $69.95

Publisher: San Francisco, A.L. Bancroft: 1886

Seller ID: 12972


Front board separated,paper tape securing title page and inner back hinge, previous owner's embossed stamp, some wear and peeling of leather. Leather of spine split down back edge and torn across middle. Raised bands somewhat worn but black spine labels with gilt print still bright ; Text block solid and unmarked, fold-out map in fine condition, marbled page edges, binding of tan leather boards needs some work but book appears to be complete ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8... View more info

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The Mexican War 1846-1848

By: Bauer, K. Jack

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Publishing Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18724


B&W Illustrations & Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 454 pages; "The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War in the United States and in Mexico as the American intervention in Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States (Mexico) from 1846 to 1848. It followed in the wake of the 1845 American annexation of the independent Republic of Texas, which Mexico still considered its northeastern province... View more info

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Debrett's Texas Peerage

By: Best, Hugh

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Coward McCann: 1983

Seller ID: 17613


Remainder mark bottom page edges, some wear to book extremities, previous owner's name on half title page. Dust jacket heavily worn, large chips top edge with tears and creasing ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Many B&W photos as well as genealogical charts. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.50 X 7.30 X 1.10 inches; 385 pages; Debrett's commissioned writer Hugh Best to describe a number patrician Texans with an historic overview of their ancestors and forebear... View more info

Image for Central in Our Lives  Voices from Little Rock Central High School 1957-1959

Central in Our Lives Voices from Little Rock Central High School 1957-1959

By: Brodie, Ralph & Marvin Schwartz

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Little Rock, Arkansas, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17954


DJ shows light shelf wear, creased with shot tear top of spine. ; A bright, solid book, Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 9.10 X 6 X 0.80 inches; 211 pages; "Students and faculty members who went through the desegregation crisis of this memorable time recall events and personal feelings as they tried to avoid the outside interruptions while getting an education. Much has been said and written about the Little Rock Nine, who have also shared their memories ... View more info

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The Army Blue Book 1961 - Volume I

By: Compere, Tom (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1960

Edition: Deluxe

Seller ID: 6665


DJ shows some wear, short tears at extremities small tape stain on spine, prlce clipped. Front free end paper excised, corners a little bumped, tape stains on back end papers and boards. Library stamp on page edges. Some yellowing of pages ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar. ; Ex-Lib; The Army Blue Book; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 351 pages; A US Army Yearbook. Many articles by various authors including: General Lyman L. Lemnitzer, Cornelius Rya... View more info

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The Cajuns Essays on Their History and Culture

By: Conrad, Glenn R. (Editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lafayette, Louisiana, The Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Southwest Louisiana: 1978

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16161


Light wear and scuffing to dust jacket, top corners bumped. Previous owner's name inside front cover. ; DJ in Mylar. A tight solid book. ; US History Series # 11; B&W Illustrations; 262 pages; This is a series of essays by a variety of authors from various backgrounds - linguists and historians, many of natives of Louisiana. View more info

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The Cape Cod Years of John Fitzgerald Kennedy

By: Damore, Leo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall: 1967

Seller ID: 17341


B&W Photographs; 9 X 6.10 X 1.50 inches; 262 pages; Leo Damore’s quietly introspective Cape Cod Years of John F. Kennedy tells a story at once universal--the story of fitting in, or failing to fit in, to a small community--and legendary--the story of one of America’s most well loved leaders, and how he became that way. View more info

Image for Reassessing the Presidency   The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom

Reassessing the Presidency The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom

By: Denson (editor), John V. & et al.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Auburn, AL, Mises Institute: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18721


Light edge wear.; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 9.10 X 6 X 2.40 inches; 826 pages; "This remarkable volume is the first full-scale revision of the official history of the U.S. executive state. It traces the progression of power exercised by American presidents from the early American Republican up to the eventual reality of the power-hungry Caesars which later appear as president in American history. Contributors examine the usual ju... View more info

Image for Not Above the Law  The Battles of Watergate Prosecutors Cox and Jaworski- A Behind-the-Scenes Account

Not Above the Law The Battles of Watergate Prosecutors Cox and Jaworski- A Behind-the-Scenes Account

By: Doyle, James

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18439


DJ shows some soiling, shelf wear with short tears, chipping. Small corner bump to top of back board. ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.10 X 5.90 X 1.50 inches; 420 pages; In the midst of the turmoil of the present (Donald Trump) administration, it might be advisable to educate oneself about the proceedings surrounding and the investigators involved in the resignation of Richard Nixon. View more info

Image for High Noon in the Cold War  Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis

High Noon in the Cold War Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis

By: Frankel, Max

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Presidio Press: 2004

Edition: 1st; First Printing

Seller ID: 17634


Only slight wear; DJ is bright and crisp, enclosed in mylar covering, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.40 X 6.30 X 1 inches; 206 pages; "Using his personal memories of covering the conflict, and gathering evidence from recent records and new scholarship and testimony, Max Frankel corrects widely held misconceptions about the game of “nuclear chicken” played by John Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev in October 1962, when Soviet missiles were secretly planted in Cuba ... View more info

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Canada: the war of the conquest

By: Frégault, Guy

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1969

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 17969


DJ and boards show some shelf wear, short tears and chipping, some soiling. Prev. owner's embossed seal on FFEP. Shadow of a price on front panel of DJ ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 427 pages; This is an English translation of a 1955 work about the Seven Years War in North America View more info

Image for Directors of Central Intelligence as Leaders of the U.S. Intelligence Community, 1946-2005

Directors of Central Intelligence as Leaders of the U.S. Intelligence Community, 1946-2005

By: Garthoff, Douglas F.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Dulles, VA, Potomac Books Inc.: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18458


Book shows shelf wear, bottom fore corners bumped, front flap creased.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 336 pages; "President Harry Truman created the job of director of central intelligence (DCI) in 1946 so that he and other senior administration officials could turn to one person for foreign intelligence briefings. The DCI was the head of the Central Intelligence Group until 1947, when he became the director... View more info

Image for The March to the Sea and Beyond  Sherman's Troops in the Savannah and Carolinas Campaigns

The March to the Sea and Beyond Sherman's Troops in the Savannah and Carolinas Campaigns

By: Glatthaar, Joseph T.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, New York University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17641


DJ shows light edge wear, small tears. Previous owner's name on FFEP. ; DJ is crisp and bright, enclosed in mylar protector. ; American Social Experience Series, Volume 1; B&W Illustrations; 9.60 X 6.30 X 1.30 inches; 318 pages; An account of Union General William Tecumseh Sherman's "March to the Sea" during the last two years of the Civil War, a campaign which effectively divided the South and brought an end to the conflict. View more info