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The Colony The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai
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The Colony The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai

By Tayman, John

Scribner. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 074323300X . Signed by author. Signed and inscribed on the title page. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 421 pp. Notes and Index. Slight lean; discoloration inside the back cover. Remains and attractive copy. "From 1866 through 1969, the Hawaiian and American governments banished nearly 9,000 leprosy sufferers into exile on a peninsula on the Hawaiian island of Molokai. ...Tayman has created a fitting monument to the strength and character of the castoffs in particular, and human beings as a whole. B&w photos. " From Publishers Weekly. ; 9.2 X 6.2 X 1.3 inches; 421 pages .

$20.00

The Enemy at Home : The Cultural Left and Its Responsibility For 9/11
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The Enemy at Home : The Cultural Left and Its Responsibility For 9/11

By D'Souza, Dinesh

New York: Doubleday. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2007. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0385510128 . SIGNED by the Author. First Printing with number series starting (1). Author's signature without inscription on the title page. Clean, straight copy. Corners bumped and small edge dent. D'Souza has been called one of the “top young public-policy makers in the country” by Investor’s Business Daily, D’Souza quickly became known as a major influencer on public policy through his writings. His first book, Illiberal Education (1991), publicized the phenomenon of political correctness in America’s colleges and universities and became a New York Times bestseller for 15 weeks. It has been listed as one of the most influential books of the 1990s. ; 8vo.; 333 pages .

$25.00

Vicious Circles: The Mafia in the Marketplace The Mafia's Control of the  American Marketplace, Food, Clothing, Transportation, Finance
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Vicious Circles: The Mafia in the Marketplace The Mafia's Control of the American Marketplace, Food, Clothing, Transportation, Finance

By Kwitny, Jonathan

W W Norton & Co Inc. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0393011887 . Signed by the author on the first free endpage. The boards are shelf worn. The Dust jacket is worn along the edge with small nicks and tear on the front panel, it is not price clipped ($12.95). An investigative reporter details the involvement of organized crime in supposedly legitimate businesses and reveals a pattern of bribery, blackmail, and violence in diverse industries.; 9.2 X 6.3 X 1.5 inches; 422 pages .

$20.00

Seller ImageMore imagesCALIFORNIA LEGACY: THE JAMES ALEXANDER WATSON -  MARIA DOLORES DOMINGUEZ DE WATSON FAMILY, 1820-1980
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Seller ImageMore imagesCALIFORNIA LEGACY: THE JAMES ALEXANDER WATSON - MARIA DOLORES DOMINGUEZ DE WATSON FAMILY, 1820-1980

By Grenier, Judson A. with Robert C. Gillingham

Watson Land Co.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1987. Hardcover. Signed by Author . Signed by Author Hardcover; brown cloth boards in the original dust jacket. Very Good condition In Good dust jacket. Jacket edges dust soiled ; 8vo ; 520 pp. pages .

$20.00

Lightning Strike ; The Secret Mission to Kill Admiral Yamamoto and Avenge  Pearl Harbor The Secret Mission to Kill Admiral Yamamoto and Avenge Pearl  Harbor
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Lightning Strike ; The Secret Mission to Kill Admiral Yamamoto and Avenge Pearl Harbor The Secret Mission to Kill Admiral Yamamoto and Avenge Pearl Harbor

By Davis, Donald A.

St. Martin's Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2005. Hardcover. 0312309066 . Hardcover; brown boards Fine condition without markings. In Fine dust jacket in Clear protective cover. " This is the story of the fighter mission that changed World War II. It is the true story of the man behind Pearl Harbor---Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto---and the courageous young American fliers who flew the million-to-one suicide mission that shot him down.Yamamoto was a cigar-smoking, poker-playing, English-speaking, Harvard-educated expert on America, and that intimate knowledge served him well as architect of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. " ; 9.4 X 6.3 X 1.5 inches; 384 pp. pages .

$12.00

Our Boys in France
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Our Boys in France

By McDaniel, George White

Richmond Virginia: Baptist State Mission Board. Very Good. 1918. First Edition. Hardcover. 90 pages. Blue cloth stamped in black and lettered in gilt. Dull, all extremities worn. Remains a tight, clean copy. Name & date inside cover (1918). ; 8vo .

$15.00

The Royal Highway
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The Royal Highway

By Corle, Edwin

Indianapolis, Indiana: Bobbs-Merrill Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed limited edition. 351 pp. Maps. Black and white photographs. Map end-pages in two colors. Spine dulled. Slight slant. The history of El Camino Real, now U. S. Highway 101. Includes California Missionsn impact on the Native Americans, and many historical places and people from the times of Spanish California. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Standard book size" .

$45.00

Eldorado; or, Adventures in the Path of Empire, Comprising a Voyage to  California, via Panama, Life in San Francisco & Monterey, Pictures of the  Gold Region, & Experiences of Mexican Travel
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Eldorado; or, Adventures in the Path of Empire, Comprising a Voyage to California, via Panama, Life in San Francisco & Monterey, Pictures of the Gold Region, & Experiences of Mexican Travel

By Taylor, Bayard

Very Good with no dust jacket. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, Hardcover in black cloth boards " Essential reading for anyone who loves animals and knows how much they can teach us about being human.” ; 8vo ; 375 pp pages .

$15.00

The Debate on the Constitution: Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches,  Artricles, and Letters During the Struggle Over Ratification (2 Volumes in  Separate Slipcases)  Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches, Articles, and  Letters During the Struggle over Ratification : Part One, September  1787-February 1788
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The Debate on the Constitution: Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches, Artricles, and Letters During the Struggle Over Ratification (2 Volumes in Separate Slipcases) Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches, Articles, and Letters During the Struggle over Ratification : Part One, September 1787-February 1788

By Various & Bernard Bailyn

Library of America. As New with no dust jacket. 1993. Hardcover. 0940450429 . Hardcover in Burgundy cloth boards (2 Volumes in Separate Slipcases) in As New condition " Here, on a scale unmatched by any previous collection, is the extraordinary energy and eloquence of our first national political campaign. " ; Library of America; 7.999999991840000 X 5.199999994696000 X 1.499999998470000 inches .

$40.00

Wilderness At Dawn ;  The Settling of the North American Continent  The  Settling of the North American Continent
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Wilderness At Dawn ; The Settling of the North American Continent The Settling of the North American Continent

By Morgan, Ted

Pocket Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1993. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0671690884 . First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover in green boards w tan cloth spine, in white jacket w color illus. Fine unmarked in Fine jacket with Clear protective cover. " The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of FDR uses scenes and dialogues from letters, journals, and diaries to recreate the odysseys, adventures, human dramas, and inhuman suffering that shaped American history. " ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 541 pp pages .

$20.00

White House Chef
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White House Chef

By Rysavy, Francois

New York: Putnam. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1957. Hardcover. 286 pp. Illustrated by Artur Marokvia. As told to Fances Spatz Leighton. Price clipped and the spine is faded and toned; the boards have bumped ends, else a very nice copy in a clear archival cover. One of the few pre-Kennedy White House cook books. A personal as well as a culinary autobiography of the author including his two and a half years as head chef at the White House for President Eisenhower. The background of the dishes he served; how menus were planned for special guests at the White House; gastronomy from previous presidential tenants; food for special occasions and holidays; menus for a month of White House dining and more. "A cook's tour -- in more ways than one -- this should have its market in the very special cookbook department."; 8vo .

$15.00

Great Plains
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Great Plains

By Frazier, Ian

Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1989. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0374217238 . Signed by Author Hardcover in brown boards w green cloth spine, in brown jacket w color illus. Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. " The author profiles the storied Great Plains of the American Midwest, relating the history, the lore, and the stories of the current inhabitants of the area. " ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 328 pp pages .

$30.00

Red Man's America ;  A History of Indians in the United States  A History  of Indians in the United States
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Red Man's America ; A History of Indians in the United States A History of Indians in the United States

By Underhill, Ruth Murray

University of Chicago Press. Very Good. 1971. Softcover. 0226841650 . Softcover in VG condition " Red Man's America meets the great need for a comprehensive study of Indian societies from the first Stone Age hunters to the American citizens of today. Beginning with the first migrations of primitive man from Siberia in the Old World to Alaska in the New, probably during the latter part of the Pleistocene glaciations, and his subsequent migration southward and eastward, the author takes up in turn the tribes and cultures of the various regions of North America. " ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 408 pp pages .

$10.00

American Gastronomy :  An Illustrated Portfolio of Recipes and Culinary  History  An Illustrated Portfolio of Recipes and Culinary History
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American Gastronomy : An Illustrated Portfolio of Recipes and Culinary History An Illustrated Portfolio of Recipes and Culinary History

By Szathmary, Louis

H. Regnery Co. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1974. Hardcover. 0809283417 . Hardcover in brown boards Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. ; 10.099999989698000 X 7.899999991942000 X 0.499999999490000 inches; 185 pp pages .

$7.00

War of the Rebellion Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Series 1. Vol. 38, Part 3: Reports. Atlanta Campaign.

By Scott, Robert N.

The National Historical Society. Fine. Facsimile. Hardcover. Serial # 74. Operations in North Georgia, etc., May 1- Sept. 8, 1864 relating especially to the Atlanta Campaign. Part 3 only - a total of 5 volumes were published for this campaign. Remains in the publishers original shrink wrap. Presumed to be the 1985 facsimile edition. Black cloth with gold lettering. Other titles of this particular campaign, publication and series are also available. Please inquire. "Series 1: Formal reports, both Union and Confederate, of the first seizures of United States property in Southern States, and of all military operations in the field, with the correspondence, orders, and returns relating especially thereto." First considered in May of 1864 with 47 of the (then) planned 79 volumes of records completed in 1877, it was when when Captain Robert N. Scott, later Lieutenant-Colonel, was detailed to take charge of the work that it became systematized to include a series of 4 distinct areas eventually consisting of 130 volumes and atlas. ; 8vo .

$10.00

42, Part 3: Correspondence. Operations in Southeastern Virginia and North Carolina, Aug 1-Sept. 30, 1864. Richmond Campaign, Etc.

By Scott, Robert N.

The National Historical Society. Fine. Facsimile. Hardcover. Serial # 89. Remains in the publishers original shrink wrap. Presumed to be the 1985 facsimile edition. Black cloth with gold lettering. Other titles of Series 1 of this particular edition are also available. Please inquire. "Series 1: Formal reports, both Union and Confederate, of the first seizures of United States property in Southern States, and of all military operations in the field, with the correspondence, orders, and returns relating especially thereto." First considered in May of 1864 with 47 of the (then) planned 79 volumes of records completed in 1877, it was when when Captain Robert N. Scott, later Lieutenant-Colonel, was detailed to take charge of the work that it became systematized to include a series of 4 distinct areas eventually consisting of 130 volumes and atlas. ; 8vo .

$10.00

41, Part 2: Correspondence. Operations in Louisiana and the Trans-Mississippi States and Territories, July 1-Dec 31, 1864. Price's Missouri Expedition, Etc.

By Scott, Robert N.

The National Historical Society. Fine. Facsimile. Hardcover. Serial # 84. Remains in the publishers original shrink wrap. Presumed to be the 1985 facsimile edition. Black cloth with gold lettering. Other titles of Series 1 of this particular edition are also available. Please inquire. "Series 1: Formal reports, both Union and Confederate, of the first seizures of United States property in Southern States, and of all military operations in the field, with the correspondence, orders, and returns relating especially thereto." First considered in May of 1864 with 47 of the (then) planned 79 volumes of records completed in 1877, it was when when Captain Robert N. Scott, later Lieutenant-Colonel, was detailed to take charge of the work that it became systematized to include a series of 4 distinct areas eventually consisting of 130 volumes and atlas. ; 8vo .

$10.00

46, Part 2: Correspondence. Operations in - Richmond Camaign, Fort Fisher N.C., Etc.

By Scott, Robert N.

The National Historical Society. Fine. Facsimile. Hardcover. Serial # 96. Operations in Northern and Southeastern Virgina, North Carolina (Jan. 1-31). West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, Jan. 1-March 15, 1865. Remains in the publishers original shrink wrap. Presumed to be the 1985 facsimile edition. Black cloth with gold lettering. Other titles of Series 1 of this particular edition are also available. Please inquire. "Series 1: Formal reports, both Union and Confederate, of the first seizures of United States property in Southern States, and of all military operations in the field, with the correspondence, orders, and returns relating especially thereto." First considered in May of 1864 with 47 of the (then) planned 79 volumes of records completed in 1877, it was when when Captain Robert N. Scott, later Lieutenant-Colonel, was detailed to take charge of the work that it became systematized to include a series of 4 distinct areas eventually consisting of 130 volumes and atlas. ; 8vo .

$10.00

War of the Rebellion Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Series 1. Vol. 38, Part I: Reports. Atlanta Campaign.

By Scott, Robert N.

The National Historical Society. Fine. Facsimile. Hardcover. Serial # 72. Operations in North Georgia, etc., May 1- Sept. 8, 1864 relating especially to the Atlanta Campaign. Part 1 only - a total of 5 volumes were published for this campaign. Remains in the publishers original shrink wrap. Presumed to be the 1985 facsimile edition. Black cloth with gold lettering. Other titles of this particular campaign, publication and series are also available. Please inquire. "Series 1: Formal reports, both Union and Confederate, of the first seizures of United States property in Southern States, and of all military operations in the field, with the correspondence, orders, and returns relating especially thereto." First considered in May of 1864 with 47 of the (then) planned 79 volumes of records completed in 1877, it was when when Captain Robert N. Scott, later Lieutenant-Colonel, was detailed to take charge of the work that it became systematized to include a series of 4 distinct areas eventually consisting of 130 volumes and atlas. ; 8vo .

$10.00

41, Part I: Reports. Operations in Louisiana and the Trans-Mississippi States and Territories, July 1-Dec 31, 1864. Price's Missouri Expedition, Etc.

By Scott, Robert N.

The National Historical Society. Fine. Facsimile. Hardcover. Serial # 83. Remains in the publishers original shrink wrap. Presumed to be the 1985 facsimile edition. Black cloth with gold lettering. Other titles of Series 1 of this particular edition are also available. Please inquire. "Series 1: Formal reports, both Union and Confederate, of the first seizures of United States property in Southern States, and of all military operations in the field, with the correspondence, orders, and returns relating especially thereto." First considered in May of 1864 with 47 of the (then) planned 79 volumes of records completed in 1877, it was when when Captain Robert N. Scott, later Lieutenant-Colonel, was detailed to take charge of the work that it became systematized to include a series of 4 distinct areas eventually consisting of 130 volumes and atlas. ; 8vo .

$10.00

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