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Incidents of Travel in Yucatan
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Incidents of Travel in Yucatan

By Stephens, John Lloyd

Smithsonian Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. 1560982101 . Originally published in the mid 1800's, this is a new edition by Karl Ackerman with historical and modern photographs. 270 pages. Illustrations by Frederick Catherwood. This new edition brings the best of both Stephen's narrative and Catherwood's drawings into a single volume with an added selection of photographs, many never before published, that expand a reader's view of the Maya ruins, the cities and the scenes along the journey, and the native peoples whose cultures endure today. Minor scuff to the cover and board edges. ; Abridged; 10.0 X 7.0 X 2.8 inches; 286 pages .

$20.00

Nothing left to commemorate : the story of the pioneer Jews of Jackson,  Amador County, California
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Nothing left to commemorate : the story of the pioneer Jews of Jackson, Amador County, California

By Sharfman, I. Harold

Glendale, California: Arthur H. Clark Co.. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by the author. Inscribed by the author on the ffep. No date. 181 pages. Illustrated. Contents: Nothing left to commemorate; Men to match my mountains; Pioneers, O Pioneers! ; Fire, flood, and faith; Jackson's historic hillock; Appendix; Notes; Index. Yellow cloth over board light wear on ends else clean straight copy. Dust jacket chipped along the edges; now in clear removable protective cover. ; 8vo .

$25.00

Decisive Battles of the U.S.A.
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Decisive Battles of the U.S.A.

By Fuller, J.F.C. (Major-General)

New York: The Beechhurst Press. Good in Fair dust jacket. 1953. Hardcover. xi, 416 pages. Illustrated with 29 maps and battle plans. Clean, straight copy, w/top edge soil and bumped corners. Original dust jacket not price clipped; heavily worn panels, and edges, large chip from tail end. Contents: The surprise at Trenton and the Battle of Princeton, 1776-1777 -- The Battles of Bennington and Freeman's Farm and the capitulation of Saratoga, 1777 -- The Battle of the Chesapeake and the Siege of Yorktown, 1781 -- The Battles of Lake Erie and Lake Champlain, 1813 and 1814 -- The Battles of San Jacinto, Contreras-Churubusco, and Chapultepec, 1836 and 1847 -- The Seven Days' Battle, 1862 -- The Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 -- The Vicksburg campaign and the Battle of Chattanooga, 1863 -- The Atlanta campaign and the Battle of Nashville, 1864 -- The Battles of El Caney-San Juan Hill and Santiago de Cuba, 1898 -- The Battle of the Meuse-Argonne. ; 8vo ; Norco .

$10.00

20th Century Journey: The Nightmare Years 1930-1940
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20th Century Journey: The Nightmare Years 1930-1940

By Shirer, William

Little Brown and Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1984. Hardcover. 654 pages. Index. Illustrated. Lightly rubbed boards; dust jacket is worn with closed tears and chips. William Shirer was originally a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Tribune and the International News Service. Shirer watched and reported the rise of the Third Reich, Hitler celebrating his new domination of Germany and unleashing the Blitzkrieg on Poland. The conflict that would come to be known as World War II. This remarkable account tells the story of an American reporter caught in a maelstrom of war and politics, desperately trying to warn Europe and the United States about the dangers to come. Shirer became known for his broadcasts from Berlin, from the rise of the Nazi dictatorship through the first year of World War II (1940). ; 8vo ; Norco .

$15.00

Everyday Life in Victorian America: 1865-1900
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Everyday Life in Victorian America: 1865-1900

By Walker, Robert H.

Malabar, FL: A. J. Holman Company. Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued. 1994. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0894642979 . Blue board with gold title. No dust jacket, presumed to be as issued. 255 pages. Index. Illustrated throughout. Very slight slant else FINE. A profile of late nineteenth-century America during the era she became an industrial nation and a world industrial power.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Norco .

$16.00

Founders As Fathers : The private lives and politics of the American  Revolutionaries
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Founders As Fathers : The private lives and politics of the American Revolutionaries

By Glover, Lorri

Yale University Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2016. First Edition. Hardcover. 0300219741 . First printing. 344 pages. Illustrations. Dust jacket has a slight wrinkle on one corner and a tiny nick on the front cover. No previous book has ever explored how family life shaped the political careers of America’s great Founding Fathers—men like George Mason, Patrick Henry, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. Lorri Glover is John Francis Bannon Endowed Chair, Department of History, Saint Louis University. She is author of four previous books on early American history, including The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown. ; 8.8 X 5.7 X 0.9 inches; 344 pages; Norco .

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Stones, Bones, and Ancient Cities Great Discoveries in Archaeology and the  Search for Human Origins
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Stones, Bones, and Ancient Cities Great Discoveries in Archaeology and the Search for Human Origins

By Robbins, Lawrence H.

St Martins Pr. Very Good. 1992. First Edition. Softcover. 031207848X . Second printing. Softcover. 267 pages. Illustrated. Worn edges and former owners name, otherwise a clean unmarked book. "Describing 40 of the world's most dramatic archeological discoveries, Robbins, who teaches anthropology at Michigan State University, offers a comprehensive introduction to the field. In chapters arranged by finds (i.e., art, tombs, written records, etc.), he details major archeological expeditions." (Publisher Weekly) ; 8.1 X 5.4 X 0.8 inches; 267 pages .

$10.00

Headhunting in the Solomon Islands Around the Coral Sea
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Headhunting in the Solomon Islands Around the Coral Sea

By Mytinger, Caroline

MacMillan. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. 416 pp. Illustrated with 5 full, single and double page plates along with intext drawings. Brown cloth with map endpages; owner bookplate on back pastedown; original dust jacket in two large pieces with large chips; now in an clear, protective removable cover. Caroline Mytinger (1897 –1980), was an American portrait painter born in Sacramento, California, and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1926 she traveled to the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea producing drawings and painting of the indigenous peoples, of which many are within this text. These paintings are now in the custody of the Phoebe Apperson Hearst Museum of Anthropology on UC Berkeley's campus in Berkeley, CA. This book offers a view of the original island people and culture, changed forever by islands strategic location in WWII. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 416 pp pages .

$16.00

Lincoln ; Speeches and Writings 1832-1858 Speeches and Writings 1832-1858
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Lincoln ; Speeches and Writings 1832-1858 Speeches and Writings 1832-1858

By Lincoln, Abraham & Don E. Fehrenbacher

Library of America. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0940450437 . Hardback VG Blue cloth stamped gilt border and title on spine. First Edition. A first printing. Clear protective cover. " Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writing 1859–1865, comprises the most comprehensive selection ever published. over 240 speeches, letters, and drafts take Lincoln from rural law practice to national prominence, and chart his emergence as an eloquent antislavery advocate and defender of the constitution. included are the complete Lincoln-Douglas debates, perhaps the most famous confrontation in American political history." ; Library Of America; 8.1 X 5.2 X 1.3 inches; 898 pp pages .

$15.00

Lincoln ; Speeches and Writings : 1859-1865 Speeches and Writings :  1859-1865
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Lincoln ; Speeches and Writings : 1859-1865 Speeches and Writings : 1859-1865

By Lincoln, Abraham

Library of America. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0940450631 . Hardback F\NF Blue cloth stamped gilt border and title on spine. First Edition. A first printing. Clear protective cover. " Abraham Lincoln was the greatest writer of the Civil War as well as its greatest political leader. His clear, beautiful, and at times uncompromisingly severe language forever shaped the nation’s. " ; Library Of America; 8.1 X 5.2 X 1.4 inches; 788 pp pages .

$12.00

Princess Sultana's Circle
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Princess Sultana's Circle

By Sasson, Jean

Windsor-Brooke Books, LLC. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0967673712 . Signed by the author on the title page. 255 pages. Index. Minor edge wear and a single small spot on inside the cover. The dust jacket is bright with minor edge wear; it is not price clipped. Sasson lived in Saudi Arabia from 1978-1990 and writes through her real-life friend, Princess Sultana, of the lifestyles and abuses, of the super-wealthy royals in oil-rich Saudi Arabia. The Princess Sultana, who after witnessing the gang rape of a young servant girl by her nephews, forms a "circle of protection." The result was suprisingly effective. "Thus, her tale of decadent opulence becomes a political rallying cry that she hopes will spread the word and inspire many ""Sultana's circles"" to alleviate the plight of women everywhere, one woman at a time." (Publisher Weekly) ; 9.4 X 6.3 X 1.1 inches; 256 pages .

$20.00

Medieval Frontier ; Culture and Ecology in Rijnland Environmental History  Series Culture and Ecology in Rijnland
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Medieval Frontier ; Culture and Ecology in Rijnland Environmental History Series Culture and Ecology in Rijnland

By Tebrake, William H.

Texas A & M Univ Pr. New in New dust jacket. 1985. Hardcover. 0890962049 . New in Plastic " Rinjland is a small strip of coastal lowland in western Netherlands and is part of the Dutch struggle against encroaching water. Originally this was a stretch of peat bogs and sand dunes.This book is about the reclamation and colonization processes that transformed these remote marshes into a commercialized agricultural center. It chronicles events from A.D.950 to 1350. " ; Environmental History Series; 293 pp pages .

$32.00

Rhetoric and On Poetics
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Rhetoric and On Poetics

By Aristotle

The Franklin Library. Near Fine. 1981. Hardcover. The Franklin Library, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine A minor scratches to front cover, no other defects; very nearly As New. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . This is a beautiful faux leather (leatherette) edition. Brown boards, three raised bands to spine, all edges gilt, elaborate gilt decoration to covers and spine, patterned endpapers. A handsome copy. ; 8vo ; 144 pp. pages .

$16.00

The Dore Bible Illustrations
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The Dore Bible Illustrations

By Dore, Gustave

Dover Publications. Near Fine. 1974. Softcover. 048623004X . Soft cover. [xiii]. 241 full page illustrations by Gustave Dore. New introduction by Millicent Rose. An original Dover Publications book. A clean tight copy with lightly worn edges. ; 12.0 X 9.1 X 0.6 inches; 256 pages .

$15.00

Robert the Bruce, King of Scots
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Robert the Bruce, King of Scots

By Scott, Ronald McNair

Peter Bedrick Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1989. Hardcover. 0872263207 . Hardcover; red boards with black cloth spine, in the original dust jacket. Very Good condition without markings. In Very Good dust jacket.; 253 pp pages .

$12.00

The Golden Land  ;  An  Anthology of Latin American Folklore in Literature  An  Anthology of Latin American Folklore in Literature
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The Golden Land ; An Anthology of Latin American Folklore in Literature An Anthology of Latin American Folklore in Literature

By Onis, Harriet De

[New York]: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover; blue cloth boards in the original dust jacket. Very Good condition. In Very Good dust jacket with Clear protective cover. " A scarce folklore and magic realist retrospect of 54 stories by 44 authors. " ; 395 pp pages .

$16.00

MEN BEFORE ADAM
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MEN BEFORE ADAM

By White, Anne Terry

[New York]: Random House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, Hardcover in red cloth boards in white jacket w color illus. Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket in Clear protective cover. ; 8vo ; 305 pp pages .

$10.00

Berlin Diary: The journal of a foreign correspondent, 1934-1941
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Berlin Diary: The journal of a foreign correspondent, 1934-1941

By Shirer, William

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1941. Hardcover. 605 pp + Index, i-xxi pp. Presumed BCE: stated first edition but with the Borzoi blind stamp on the back board; dust jacket, now heavily worn, was without a price on issue. Now in an archival cover. Offset between two pages from (?) newsclipping (no longer present). Otherwise a clean straight copy with mild tone and the former owners name penned neatly on the ffep. The book, first published in 1941, "was the first attempt by a big-name American journalist to shed light on what was really happening in Nazi Germany." It is is a first-hand account of the rise of Nazi Germany and its road to war. ; 8vo .

$16.00

Victory Through Air Power
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Victory Through Air Power

By Seversky, Major Alexander P.de

New York: Simon & Schuster. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. 354 pp. Illustrated. Dust jacket is heavily chipped and worn. Offesetting inside the cover along the edges with former owners name neatlly written on the pastedown, just under the flap of the dust jacket. ; 8vo .

$32.00

Below the Surface, Stories of Adventure Under Land and Water
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Below the Surface, Stories of Adventure Under Land and Water

By Hazeltine, Alice Isabel

[New York]: Abingdon Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1958. Hardcover. Hardcover in blue cloth boards in white jacket w color illus. Very Good in Good jacket with Clear protective cover. Edge wear and tears on jacket. Previous owners name in book. ; 8vo ; 223 pp pages .

$10.00

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