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Last Climb: The Legendary Everest Expeditions of George Mallory

by Brashears, David, and Audrey Salkeld

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1999
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Wash. DC: National Geographic, 1999. 8 3/4 x 10 1/4. Hardcover, quarter dark blue cloth on teal boards, colored endpapers, as new; dj, photos, front and back, bookstore sticker, as new. A "riveting story highlighted by spectacular vintage photographs taken by Mallory and members of the British Mount Everest expeditions of the 1920s, as well as others culled… Read more
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History Comes to Life: Collecting Historical Letters and Documents

by Rendell, Kenneth W

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Published
1995
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FIRST
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$25.00

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Norman, OK: Univ. of Okla. Press, 1995. FIRST. 8 1/2 x 11 1/4. Hardcover, red cloth with gilt, as new; dj, photo collage, author photo on back, as new. The author "guides the reader through all aspects of collecting irresistible letters, manuscripts, and documents in virtually all subject areas from ancient times through the twentieth century.
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What Was It Like in the Concentration Camp at Dachau? An Attempt to Come Closer to the Truth

by Neuhausler, Johannes

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Published
1973
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18th
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$14.00

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Munich: Mainz A.G, 1973. 18th. 5 3/4 x 8 1/4. Softcover, photos front, back and inside front cover, as well as inside, corners bent, some stains, clean and solid interior. The author provides some answers to the title question drawing from the published experiences of others as well as his own experience as a "special prisoner" in the… Read more
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The Circus in America

by Fox, Charles Phillip, and Tom Parkinson

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Published
1969
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FIRST
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$28.00

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Wisc.: Country Beautiful, 1969. FIRST. 12 1/4 x 12 1/4. Hardcover, yellow cloth with circus-orange print, very good; dj, full-color illustrations front and back, closed tears, chips and creases. This beautifully illustrated book "traces the evolution of the circus from a small town 'mud show' to the mobile, self-sufficient entity it became during its heyday.
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The Great Central Valley, California's Heartland: A Photographic Project

by Johnson, Stephen, Gerald Haslam, and Robert Dawson

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Published
1993
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Berkeley: Univ. of Calif. Press, 1993. 12 1/2 x 10. Softcover, laminated cardstock with flaps, full-color photos front and back and throughout, very good. "Exquisite . . . celebrates a whole nation, one that fuels our present and portends our past." -- San Francisco Chronicle.
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Hitler 's U-Boat War (2 Volumes: The Hunters, 1939-1942; The Hunted, 1942-1945.)

by Blair, Clay

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Published
2000
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PB
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$55.00

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NY: Modern Library, 2000. PB. 6 1/4 x 9 1/4. Softcover with photos. v.1: closed tear on spine edge, bumped corners, shelfwear; solid interior. v.2: shelfwear, crease on back cover corner. "His monumental work . . . is the most thorough study of the U-boat campaign available." -- Library Journal.
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There Once Was a World: A 900-Year Chronicle of the Shtetl of Eishyshok

by Eliach, Yaffa

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Published
1998
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$24.00

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Boston: Little, Brown and Co, 1998. 7 3/4 x 10 1/4. Hardcover, fully illustrated boards with mylar cover, 2 1/2" cut in mylar, remainder mark on bottom block edge, otherwise very good. "Eliach's nine-century saga of Eastern European Jewish life is richer and fuller than any ever written.
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India and Malaya Through the Ages: A Pictorial Survey

by Singam, S. Durai Raja

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Published
1954
Edition
3d
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$52.50

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N.p.: n.p, 1954. 3d. 8 x 10 3/4. Revised and enlarged third edition, paperback, stiff paper pictorial wrappers, previous owner's handwritten info on title page; dj chipped and tattered at peripheries, same design as pictorial wrappers, upper-right corner slightly bent. Addresses the many effects of India on the Malaya way of life: arts, dance, music, literature, and language. … Read more
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Houghton Mifflin, 1915 . 9th ptg. green decorated boards; gilt lettering front and spine; map endpapers; edges bumped, slightly worn, pencil notes [i]; previous owner's bookplate. VG.
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Body, Boots & Britches

by Thompson, Harold W

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Published
1939
Edition
Later ptg
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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1939. Later ptg. 6 1/4 x 9 1/4. Tales, legends, and ballads of New York State; flax-colored cloth, spine worn and darkened, pages browned, edges of back ep torn away. Book is soiled.
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Men Against Death

by de Kruif, Paul

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Published
1932
Edition
First thus
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$15.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1932. First thus. 6 x 8 3/4. Hardcover, cloth, offset inside front and back boards, bookplate (from the library of Marian Huntington), deckled pages, no dust jacket. Fascinating, intimate portraits of men of science, written by someone who knew them all personally.
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The Last Tsar, The Life and Death of Nicholas II

by Radzinsky, Edvard

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Published
l992
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FIRST
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Doubleday, l992. FIRST. F/F.
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A History of the Arab Peoples

by Hourani, Albert

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Published
1991
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FIRST
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$20.00

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Cambridge, Mass,: The Belknap Press of The Harvard University Press, 1991. FIRST. 6 1/4 x 9 1/2. Quarter blue cloth on blue boards, gilt lettering on spine, as new; dj, slight top and bottom flare otherwise as new. ". . . elegantly written, broad in its coverage of the whole Arab world and Arab era in Middle Eastern… Read more
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A Diplomat's Wife in Mexico

by O'Shaughnessy, Edith

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Published
1916
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FIRST
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NY: Harper & Brothers, 1916. FIRST. 5 3/4 x 8 1/4. Olive cloth with gilt, edges worn, spine ends bumped, front endpapers torn free at crease, spine relaxed in a few places otherwise clean and solid; no dj. Letters from the American Embassy at Mexico City, covering the dramatic period between October 8th, 1913, and the breaking off of… Read more
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Gold Rush Fever

by Jackson, Joseph Henry, Ed

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Published
1949
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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New York: Scribner's, 1949. First Edition. 8 3/4 x 11 1/4 in. Hardcover. Black linen cloth; blind stamped pan with nuggets stamped in gold on front cover; gold stamping on spine. Tight and clean. In slipcase that has pastedowns, front, spine, and back; slightly bumped at edges. A history of the California gold rush. More pictures than words. In… Read more
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The Age of Chivalry

by National Geograpic Book Service

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Published
1969
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FIRST.
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Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1969. FIRST. . 7 1/4 x 10 1/4. A volume in the Story of Man Library; Two-tone red decorated cloth boards with gold embossed knight on front board; instructional endpapers; interior clean and tight, coated paper. A good, colorful overview in the National Geographic style.
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Weapons of the American Revolution and Accoutrements

by Moore, Warren

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Published
1967
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FIRST
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NY: Funk & Wagnalls, 1967. FIRST. 8 1/4 x 12. Inscribed by author. Blue cloth, corners bumped, dj (tattered and somewhat soiled) taped to cover and endpapers. Interior solid and intact, fully and beautifully illustrated.
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Wells Fargo & Co. in Idaho Territory

by Jackson, W. Turrentine

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Published
1984
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PB
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Boise, ID: Idaho State Historical Society, 1984. PB. 7 3/4 x 10 1/2. Ex library, stiff pictorial wrappers; usual library markings, pocket, wrappers somewhat soiled. Book prepared with the assistance of Wells Fargo. An excellent and detailed secondary source.
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The March of Folly: From Troy to Vietnam

by Tuchman, Barbara W

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Published
1984
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2d ptg
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Alfred A. Knopf, 1984. 2d ptg. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 . Deckled edges; dj closed tears, yellowing at top of flaps. VG/G+.
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Day One: Before Hiroshima and After

by Wyden, Peter

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Published
1984
Edition
BCE
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$12.00

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Simon and Shuster, 1984. BCE. Quarter black cloth on red boards, endpaper maps; Mylar wrapped, chips, bumps, closed tears. VG/G+.
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