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cover of A Canyon Voyage: The Narrative of the Second Powell Expedition down the Green-Colorado River from Wyoming, and the Explorations on Land, in the Years 1871 and 1872

A Canyon Voyage: The Narrative of the Second Powell Expedition down the Green-Colorado River from Wyoming, and the Explorations on Land, in the Years 1871 and 1872

by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh; William H. Geotzmann (foreward)

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Published
November 1984
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Fine
ISBN
9780816508808
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Tuscon: University of Arizona Press, November 1984. Trade Paperback. Fourth printing, 1996. Fine. Spine faded, otherwise As New. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Corners sharp. Covers clean and bright. xxxvi + 277 pages. Fifty B&W illustrations. This account of the second Powell expedition is a reprint of the 1962 Yale edition and includes all 50 illustrations and a substantial… Read more
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cover of The French Texans (The Texians and the Texans)

The French Texans (The Texians and the Texans)

by University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio

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Published
1973
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Near Fine
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First Edition, third printing
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9780933164055
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San Antonio, Texas: University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures. Staphle-Bound Pamphlet. First Edition, third printing, 1980. Near Fine. Unmarked. Securely bound by two clean staples. Not from a library. 32 pages. Profusely illustrated with B&W photographs. Traces the French migration to Texas and the many people who have contributed to the history and heritage of Texas.
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cover of The Autobiography of Charles Darwin (Great Minds)

The Autobiography of Charles Darwin (Great Minds)

by Charles Darwin; Francis Darwin (ed); James Birx (intro)

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Published
November 2000
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Near Fine
ISBN
9781573928342
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Amherst, New York: Prometheus, November 2000. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean. Slight fading. Light reading wear to lower corners. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxxii + 365 pages. First published in 1892, this autobiography of the great naturalist, compiled and edited by his son Francis, offers fascinating glimpses… Read more
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cover of Lewis & Clark

Lewis & Clark

by Stephen E. Ambrose

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Published
October 1998
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Very Good
ISBN
9780792270843
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Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, October 1998. Hardcover. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Light edgewear and dust stains, quarter-inch tear at spine head. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 256 pages. Profusely illustrated. A distinguished historian and noted photographer join forces to chronicle the epic journey of Lewis… Read more
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cover of American Heritage History of the Indian Wars

American Heritage History of the Indian Wars

by Robert M. Utley; Wilcomb E. Washburn; Anne Moffat (ed); Richard F. Snow

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Published
1977
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780671229801
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Publisher is American Heritage/ Bonanza, 1977. Hardcover. Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail bumped. Edgewear to jacket, two-inch tear to rear panel. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 352 pages. More than 350 illustrations.
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cover of The Explorers: From the Ancient World to the Present

The Explorers: From the Ancient World to the Present

by Paolo Novaresio

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Published
October 1996
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781556704956
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New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, October 1996. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Very Good+ book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Light dust stains to top edge. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 305 pages. 640 illustrations (drawings, paintings, photos and maps) 400 in color.… Read more
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cover of The North American Indians: A Selection of Photographs by Edward S. Curtis

The North American Indians: A Selection of Photographs by Edward S. Curtis

by Edward S. Curtis; Joseph Epes Brown

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Published
June 1972
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Fine
ISBN
9780912334349
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Millerton, New York: Aperture, June 1972. Hardcover. Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Jacket lightly rubbed, spine faded with slight wear to spine head. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 95 pages. 68 B&W photographs. Between 1896 and 1930, Edward S. Curtis documented Native Americans and their way of… Read more
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cover of Peoples and Places of the Past: The National Geographic Illustrated Cultural Atlas of the Ancient World

Peoples and Places of the Past: The National Geographic Illustrated Cultural Atlas of the Ancient World

by National Geographic Society

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Published
1983
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Good+
ISBN
9780870444623
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Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 1983. Hardcover. Good+ book in a Fair jacket. 3" wet stain to bottom of last two dozen pages, otherwise Near Fine. No markings. Sound binding. Dust jacket has heavy wear, chipping, tears, and a 3" chunk missing from bottom of front panel. Not from a library. 424 pages. 18.5 x 12.5 x 1.25 inches. 8.8… Read more
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cover of The Discovery of Ancient Egypt

The Discovery of Ancient Egypt

by Alberto Siliotti

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Published
1998
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Very Good
ISBN
9788880953203
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Boston & Chermignon, Switzerland: White Star, 1998. Hardcover. Very Good book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Dust stains to top edge. Jacket clean and bright. No tears, folds or creases. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 359 pages. Lavishly illustrated. 14.25 x 10.25 x 1.3 inches. 6.75 pounds. Heavy item: extra charges for expedited or international… Read more
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cover of John Adams Two Volume Boxed Set : Volume I 1735-1784; Volume II 1784-1826

John Adams Two Volume Boxed Set : Volume I 1735-1784; Volume II 1784-1826

by Page Smith

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Published
1962
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1962. Two-volume Hardcover set in slipcase. Very Good books in Very Good jackets. "First Edition" stated on copyright pages. "Book of the Month Club Selection" stated on unpriced jackets. Prior owner's name inked to front pastedowns. Reading and edge wear including large chips to jackets. Two volumes. xx + 1170 total pages. Vol. 1. 1735-1784;… Read more
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cover of The Camera and Dr. Barnardo

The Camera and Dr. Barnardo

by Valerie Lloyd; Gillian Wagner (intro); Thomas John Barnardo (illus)

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Published
1974
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Fine
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London: National Portrait Gallery, July 1974. Printed at Barnardo School of Printing. Staple-Bound Pamphlet. Fine. Small scuff to rear cover and spine slightly faded, otherwise As New. A photographic album with images of destitute children rescued by Dr. Barnardo based on exhibition staged at National Portrait Gallery, London July-November 1974. Essay "The Camera and Dr. Barnardo" by Valerie Lloyd. Introduction… Read more
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cover of Lewis Carroll at Christ Church

Lewis Carroll at Christ Church

by Lewis Carroll; Morton N. Cohen (intro); Colin Ford (ed)

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Published
1974
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Very Good+
ISBN
9780904017083
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London: National Portrait Gallery, 1974. Staple-Bound Pamphlet. Very Good+. From the collection of photographer, historian, curator, and patron of the arts Valerie Lloyd (1945-1999). Inked inside front cover: "Val Lloyd. Dept. Film + Photography. NPG". This is a photographic album with twenty-eight portraits of Oxford dignitaries taken by Lewis Carroll together with Carroll's poem "Hiawatha's Photographing" a parody of Longfellow's… Read more
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cover of Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System--and Themselves

Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System--and Themselves

by Andrew Ross Sorkin

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Published
October 2009
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670021253
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New York: Viking, October 2009. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Flat signed by author on title page. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Unmarked other than autograph. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xx + 600 pages. 16 pages of plates. A moment-by-moment, behind-the-scenes account of how… Read more
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cover of Into Tibet : The CIA's First Atomic Spy and His Secret Expedition to Lhasa

Into Tibet : The CIA's First Atomic Spy and His Secret Expedition to Lhasa

by Thomas Laird

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Published
May 2002
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As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802117144
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New York: Grove Press, May 2002. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. As New book in an As New jacket. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xviii + 364 pages. In 1949, at the height of U.S. concern about the Soviet Union's atomic experiments and the spread of communism in China,… Read more
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cover of The Slave Trade : The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade : 1440 - 1870

The Slave Trade : The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade : 1440 - 1870

by Hugh Thomas

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Published
February 1999
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As New
ISBN
9780684835655
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New York: Simon & Schuster / Touchstone, February 1999. Trade Paperback. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Not damaged. 908 pages.
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cover of Africa in History: Themes and Outlines, Revised and Expanded Edition

Africa in History: Themes and Outlines, Revised and Expanded Edition

by Basil Davidson

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Published
1991
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Fine
Edition
Revised and Expanded Edition
ISBN
9780020427919
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New York: Collier Books, 1991. Trade Paperback. Fine. Unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxviii + 425 pages. Basil Davidson's landmark work presents the inner growth of Africa and its worldwide significance, the internal dynamic of its old civilizations and their links with Asia, Europe and America, as… Read more
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cover of Theodore Rex (Theodore Roosevelt Trilogy, 2)

Theodore Rex (Theodore Roosevelt Trilogy, 2)

by Edmund Morris

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Published
November 2001
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Fine
Edition
First Edition, second printing
ISBN
9780394555096
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New York: Random House, November 2001. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / second printing per number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Spine end lightly bumped, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. x + 774 pages. The sequel to the author's The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt. It begins by following the new… Read more
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cover of Mao: A Life

Mao: A Life

by Philip Short

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Published
January 2000
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Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780805031157
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$79.95

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New York: Henry Holt / John Macrae, January 2000. Hardcover. First American Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Slight rubbing to jacket, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xvi + 782. 24 pages b&w photos, 4 maps. The definitive biography of the man who dominated modern… Read more
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cover of Elizabeth: A Biography of Britain's Queen

Elizabeth: A Biography of Britain's Queen

by Sarah Bradford

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Published
April 1996
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Near Fine
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First American Edition
ISBN
9780374147495
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New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 1996. Hardcover. First American Edition (stated). Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail lightly bumped. Jacket clean with light rubbing. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xii + 564 pages. A court insider's portrait of Elizabeth II and her eventful and turbulent… Read more
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cover of Queen Elizabeth II : A Woman Who Is Not Amused

Queen Elizabeth II : A Woman Who Is Not Amused

by Nicholas Davies

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Published
1994
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781559722179
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New York: Carol / Birch Lane, 1994. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Light reading and shelfwear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. vii + 511 pages.
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