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Communism in Latin America

By: Alexander, Robert J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NJ, Rutgers University Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43119


Red cloth boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Name on fep, 449 pp text tight and bright w/faint soil on edge of page block. Unclipped dj in new mylar sunned at spine w/title still more than legible. One small chip at mid gutter area, few small closed tears, light color loss at tips, displays well. View more info

Image for History of Europe, From the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789, to the Restoration of the Bourbons in 1815 Abriged from the Last London Edition For the Use of General Readers, Colleges, Academies, and Other Seminaries of Learning

History of Europe, From the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789, to the Restoration of the Bourbons in 1815 Abriged from the Last London Edition For the Use of General Readers, Colleges, Academies, and Other Seminaries of Learning

By: Alison, Archibald F.R.S.E.; Abriged By Edward S. Gould

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes and Co.: 1845

Edition: Third Edition

Seller Id: 16985


3rd edition hardcover rebound in what appears heavy tan linen, no titles on boards of spine. Innards tight but quite foxed. Names on fep. All there but not pretty. 532 p. Reading copy. View more info

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Market Town The Story of The Countryside First Series Book 2

By: Allan, John R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1951

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 19509


Lovely copy in light blue boards illustrated with red drawings, lightly bumped at tips. Text tight bright. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction. 96 pp. A more than collectible copy of a hard to find hardcover offering. In this book the author tells the story of one market day in a country town, traces the history of the market and describes the changes which have taken place. He also describes the trade, agriculture and life of the neighborhood. There are two p... View more info

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History of the University of Richmond 1830-1971

By: Alley, Reuben E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: VA, University Press of Virginia: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38055


Dark red 1st edition hardcover with gilt lettering has negligible wear. Off-white unclipped dj shows like new. 286 pages of tight & bright text with no tears or writing. This history has a special value to all university alumni, but, more important, it offers an enlightening record of the formative roll of the Baptist church in the development of southern education. View more info

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Nostalgia Spotlight on the Thirties

By: Anglo, Michael

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Universal Books: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 28104


Stunning copy in black boards with bright gilt titles in unclipped dj in mylar. 144 pgs of pictorial history. Nostalgia Series captures the essence of each decade in a compelling and lively way by spotlighting the people and events, the fashions and enthusiasms unique to the period. This one (first published 1976) focuses on the Depression, prelude to war, Hollywood, big bands, the Mafia, Spanish Civil War. View more info

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Nostalgia Spotlight on the Fifties

By: Anglo, Michael

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Universal Books: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 28105


Stunning copy in black boards with bright gilt titles in unclipped dj in mylar. 144 pgs of pictorial history. Nostalgia Series captures the essence of each decade in a compelling and lively way by spotlighting the people and events, the fashions and enthusiasms unique to the period. This one (first published 1976) focuses on the Festival of Britain, flying saucers, books, films, with special attention to Westerns, new indepedent comic papers. 122pp, View more info

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If You Were a Girl in The Time of The Nephites

By: Bagley, Pat

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UT, Deseret Book Co.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31739


1st edition paperback with closed taped tear at head of front cover touched up with matching pen. 46 pp text clean and bright. A rare book for girls of Latter-day Saint's faith. Coloring and activity book with first page (title page) neatly colored, few items circled, few mazes completed and questions answered in ink, within the text but remains a presentable copy of an uncommon title. View more info

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Adventures With American Heroes Teacher's Edition

By: Bamman, Henry A.; Robert J. Whitehead; Barham, Gal

Price: $7.50

Publisher: IL, Benefic Press: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 24573


1st edition hardcover 278 pp followed by glossary followed by 96 pg teachers guide. Barely brushed tips remain sharp, light surface soil on boards , internally fine. View more info

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Tartan Map Of Scotland

By: Bartholomew, John

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Bartholomew/ Harper Collins: 0

Seller Id: 45243


Nice copy features 96 different tartans arranged around a central map of Scotland showing the lands of the principal clans. It also includes a brief history of tartan and lists over 1000 surnames along with the clans, families and tartans with which each is associated. Opens up to a 20 x 30" wall poster. View more info

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The Sprinkel Family Heritage Book

By: Bayley, Beatrice

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Beatrice Bayley, Inc: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39549


Brand new book in green leather boards with gilt ornamentation. A book of family history with only the title page and ownership leaf filled in, remainder of book void of personal information but full of the author's (Beatrice Bayley's) sources for anybody to search for their family roots. Includes a brief history of name origins, common names and their translations, meaning and origins of heraldry, genealogical jargon, forward lineage charts, personal history sheet, sugg... View more info

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The Economics and Politics of The Middle East

By: Becker, Abraham S.; Hansen, Bent; Kerr, Malcolm; Foreword By Sidney S. Alexander

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, American Elsevier Publishing Co.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36646


Tight bright 1st edition in orange cloth with sharp tips and spine ends. Exlib with pocket pulled but all pages present. 131 pp without tears or fingerprints. View more info

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Mending Lives, Healing Hearts The Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches The First 40 Years

By: Board, Prudy Taylor; Colcord, Esther B.; Carl Stauffer Editor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: VA, The Donning Company Publishers: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 25925


Near fine 1st edition review copy hardcover. 144 pp text crisp and unread. Serious 'ding' on foot of both boards, bumped spine ends, review sticker on rear panel of dj, else fine. Help and rehabilitation boys home in Florida on the Suwannee River. View more info

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Women Who Made History

By: Borer, Mary Cathcart

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15468


1st edition hardcover with bumped spine ends and lightly shelf worn boards, text tight and bright. DJ in mylar looks VG. Exlib with all pages and pocket present. 192 pp. Includes: Intro/ Famous Women of the Eighteenth Century/ Angelica Kauffmann/ Jane Austin/ Elizabeth Fry/ Florence Nightingale/ Mrs. Beaton/ Mary Kingsley/ Mrs. Pankhurst/ Marie Curie. View more info

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Let's Go to Plymouth with the Pilgrims SIGNED

By: Borreson, Mary Jo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 37007


Author's Presentation Copy: Signed on fep "To Danny & Johnny, with best wishes from Mary Jo Borreson 1968". 1st edition hardcover in illustrated cloth with lightly brushed tips, illustrated yellow background boards show Papa Pilgrim chopping a log while two others assemble a cabin and his wife and son look on. Mayflower in harbour behind them. Library binding but NOT an exlib. 48 tight and bright pages with many duo-tone illustrations throughout View more info

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Lay My Burden Down A Folk History of Slavery

By: Botkin, B.A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: IL, The University of Chicago Press: 1973

Edition: Tenth Impression

Seller Id: 38750


Bright red exlib hardcover has partial call tag on spine, light color loss along edges and tips are lightly bumped. 298 tight pages have ex. lib card pocket on FEP, several lib stamps otherwise text is crisp with no tears. "Lay My Burden Down" is a selection and integration of excerpts and complete narratives from the Slave Narrative Collection of The Federal Writers' Project. View more info

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Weavers Of Tales A Collection of Cherokee Legends Re-written in Indian Style

By: Bradley, Ramona K.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Cherokee, N.C., Privately Published by Betty Dupree: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45596


VG condition cream colored paperback with brown line drawings and title on frt cov, rear cov blank. 36 pp filled with 24 stories re-written with an American Indian touch, adapted for the enjoyment of young people of all ages. No names, tears or soil, Corners of book covers lightly curled. View more info

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Daughters of the Cause Women of the Civil War

By: Broadwater, Robert P.; Edited By Campbell, Joseph T.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PA, Daisy Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33533


1st edition paperback with one tiny soil spot on cover. 45 pp text as new. View more info

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The Patowmack Canal America's Greatest Eighteenth Century Engineering Achievement

By: Brown, Alexander Crosby

Price: $12.00

Publisher: VA, The Virginia Canals & Navigations Society: 0

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41589


16 pgs. Lovely undated copy with light sticker mark at upper fore edge of frt cover, else fine. No names, tears or soil. Includes: America's Greatest Eighteenth Century Achievement/ Washington's Dream - Opening Up the West/ Mount Vernon Compact/ Washington - Patowmack Company President/ Improving River Navigation/ Plans for Five By-Pass Canals/ Building the Canal at Great Falls/ Completion of the Canal at Great Falls/ Canal Commerce/ Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company. View more info

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A History of Eroticism 6 Volume Set

By: Brusendorff, Ove; Henningsen, Poul

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Lyle Stuart: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41677


Fine first edition complete 6 volume set. Fine red hardcovers in glossy dust jackets showing very light surface wear, all in new mylar and display very well. View more info

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Knights and Castles and Feudal Life

By: Buehr, Walter

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1957

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 26716


Tight bright exlib with all pages and pocket present. Few taped tears in text, occasional smudge or mark not obscuring text. Interesting, well illustrated book. View more info