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Maine in the Making of the Nation 1783-1870

By Ring, Elizabeth

Rockport, Maine: Picton Press, 1996. xix, 485pp. Green cloth, spine and title gilt. Signed by the author. Presents local and state history in the framework of national history with particular reference to the part Maine natives had in the building of the West and South. Includes historic photos, drawings, and maps. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$45.00

The Early History of the Town of Birr, Or Parsonstown

By Cooke, Thomas Lalor

Tullamore, Co. Offaly: Esker Press, 1990. xxiv, 415 pp. Blue cloth, spine title gilt. Facsimile of first edition with a new introduction by Margaret Hogan. With 20 appendixes. One of the most important historical studies of the Irish Midlands in the 19th century. Slight foxing on top edge. VG in VG+ dust jacket.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good +.

$35.00

Prehistoric Britain

By Green, Barbara

London: Lutterworth Press, 1971. 48 pp. Blue cloth, title gilt. 11x 8". Wonderfully detailed illustrations by Alan Sorrell on almost every page. Previous owner's name and address written neatly on ffep. Near Fine in VG dust jacket.. Third Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Sorrell, Alan.

$18.00

They Built a City: The Story of Washington D.C.

By Holland, Janice

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953. Inscribed by the author, dated, May 30, 1953. Orange cloth; the front board has a line drawing of the Capitol building. Black and white and color illustrations throughout. How George Wahington, Thomas Jefferson and Pierre L'Enfant began the capital city. With stories from the histories of Mount Vernon, the White House, Arlington, and other famous places. Previous owner's name on ffep. VG in VG dust jacket.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$35.00

Washington. The Man And The Mason

By Callahan, Charles H.

Washington. D.C: Memorial Temple Committee of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial, 1913. Quarto viii, 380 pp. Blue cloth, spine gilt, coat of arms gilt on front board. Color frontispiece portrait, numerous plates, facsimiles of letters, documents, maps. Near Fine. 6th Edition. Hard Cover.

$85.00

Early Texas Oil: A Photographic History, 1866-1936

By Rundell, Jr., Walter

Texas: Texas A & M University Press, 1977. 260 pp. grey-black cloth. Number one in the series The Montague History of Oil. A vivid social history of the early Texas oil industry and its tremendous impact on Texas and its people. With 328 black and white photographs. With index. Fine in VG+ dust jacket. Oversize: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the books will ship at cost. . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good+.

$25.00

A United Nations Peace Force

By Frye, William R.

New York: Oceana Publications, 1957. xii, 227 pp. Prepared under the auspices of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Includes index.The UN created a United Nations Emergency Force to secure and supervise the cease-fire during the 1956 Suez Canal crisis. Based on this experience and the Soviet invasion of Hungary in November of 1956, Frye argued the case for a standing UN peace-keeping force. Cream and blue printed paper wrappers yellowed with some foxing, else very good. Printed on good quality paper, which is still flexible. . Pictorial Card Wrappers. GVG.

$18.00

The Dinner Party: From Creation to Preservation
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The Dinner Party: From Creation to Preservation

By Child, Charles

London: Merrell, 2007. 308 pp. With index of names. Red cloth, title gilt, printed endpapers. Richly illustrated with b&w and color photographs, one folding. Includes the Heritage Panels. Signed by the author and the photographer on the title page. Laid-in are: Through the Flower, an 8-page brochure; Judy Chicago: Setting the Table, a 4-page invitation to the ACA Galleries exhibition ; and a 3-fold brochure for The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago: Its Historical Significance and Influence, a weekend symposium. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost. . Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Illus. by Photography by Donald Woodman.

$55.00

Historia de España. Tomo V: España Musulmana hasta la caída del Califato de Córdoba (711-1031 de J.C.) Instituciones y vida social e Intelectual

By Pidal, Ramon Menendez

Madrid: Espasa-Calpe, 1973. xxiv, 838, [2] pp. With indices. Includes 3 folding plates and 3 color plates with more than 600 black and white illustrations. Dark green cloth, titles embossed gilt. Spanish language text. Light edge wear to book and dustjacket. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost. . Tercera [Third] Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$75.00

Historia De España: Tomo IV. España Musulmana Hasta La Caida Del Califato De Cordoba (711 - 1031 De J. C.)

By Pidal, Ramon Menendez

Madrid: Espasa-Calpe, 1976. La Conquista, el emirato, y el califato; xliv, 524 pp. Includes numerous black and white illustrations, several color plates, folding time-line and indices. Dark green cloth, titles embossed gilt. Spanish language text. Light edge wear; dustjacket has heavier wear along top edge. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost. . Cuarta [Fourth] Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/GVG.

$75.00

The Lure of Gold; Being the Story of the Five Lost Ships of Christopher Columbus

By Goodwin, William B

Boston: Meador Publishing Company, 1940. 216 pp. including miscellaneous notes and references. Green cloth, title gilt. With 3 maps, one folding; 15 b&w plates; 1 illustration. Spine slant and cupped front board with just a touch of wear at spine edges; still a clean, tight copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. GVG.

$50.00

In My Grandfather's House

By Poortvliet, Rien

New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1987. 250 pp. Tan cloth with titles stamped in red and black, illustrated endpapers. Oblong. Light wear to edges of boards. Poortvliet is well-known for his illustrations of Gnomes. Hand-written text, delightful pen & ink and color illustrations of life in Holland from the 1950s back to the early 1600s; 10 generations of grandfathers. Oversize book may require extra postage. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good+. Illus. by Poortvliet, Rien .

$100.00

The Stranglers: The Cult of Thuggee and its Overthrow in British India

By Bruce, George

New York: Harcourt, Brace & World,, 1969. viii, 234 pp. With 8 illustrations and a map. Includes appendix, bibliography and index. Slight spine slant, dustjacket spine faded.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$20.00

Roll Call:  One Year in the United States Senate
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Roll Call: One Year in the United States Senate

By Cohen, William S.

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1981. 344 pp. Chronicles Cohen's freshman year in the US Senate, from January to December of 1979. Inscribed on ffep, "For Albert Schiro with best wishes on your birthday Bill Cohen 2/14/81." Cohen was Secretary of Defense during the Clinton administration, the only Republican with a cabinet position. Slight fading of cloth under a tear in the jacket, else NF. In G+ price-clipped dustjacket which has small piece missing on top edge of back. . First Edition, SIGNED. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Good+.

$12.50

Grow Lovely, Growing Old [Cape Town, South Africa]

By Green, Lawrence G

Cape Town: Howard B Timmins, 1952. 272 pp, with index. Red paper-covered boards, titles stamped in black, illustrated endpapers (by Edith Stocker), 13 illustrations, color frontispiece by Dorelle. Previous owners' names on half-title, verso frontis. Wear at spine edges and along bottom edges. Dustjacket has edge wear with one large chip affecting title on front panel. The story of Cape Town's three centuries - the streets, the houses, the characters, the legends, traditions and folklore.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. GVG/Good. Illus. by Charles D'Oyly.

$20.00

Money and Banking

By O'Hara, Jay L

New York: Pitman Publishing Corporation, 1948. xx, 672 pages, with index. Book would be near fine but for red pencil underlining to several chapters. A touch of thumb soiling, name stamped on front pastedown and on tail edge. Dustjacket has edge wear particularly at spine head. "All the basic principles, current facts and history of the Money and Banking field.". Hard Cover. Very Good/GVG.

$18.00

Churchill & Roosevelt The Complete Correspondence Edited with Commentary By Warren F. Kimball (3 Volumes as a set)
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Churchill & Roosevelt The Complete Correspondence Edited with Commentary By Warren F. Kimball (3 Volumes as a set)

By Kimball, Warren F.

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1984. clxv, 674, 773, 742. Three volume set. Volume I: Alliance Emerging October 1933 - November 1942. Volume II: Alliance Forged November 1942 - February 1944 . Volume III: Alliance Declining February 1944 - April 1945. Set of 3 includes maps, photographs, glossary , list of sources, and index. All volumes Fine in Near Fine to Fine dustjackets. Overseas customers please request a shipping quote; the set will ship at cost.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$235.00

The Water of Leith: A Collection of Essays About the River

By Jamieson, Stanley (ed.)

Loanhead, Midlothian: The Water of Leith Project Group, 1987. 196 pp. Gray cloth, spine title gilt, map endpapers. With appendix, tables, maps. Illustrations by C. A. Hope, Ian Temple, James Steele. Price-clipped dustjacket has wear and toning along top edge. Contents include geology, hydrology, flora, fungi, birds, fish and invertebrates, and literary associations. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good-. Illus. by C. A. Hope.

$20.00

Fremd in Der Eigenen Stadt: Erinnerungen Judischer Emigranten Aus Hamburg [Strangers in their own city: Memories of Jewish emigrants from Hamburg.]

By Ueckert-Hilbert, Charlotte

Hamburg: Junius, 1989. 201, [3] Foreword by Joist Grolle, bibliography. Text in GERMAN. Illustrated with photographs and facsimilie documents. . Soft Cover. Very Good.

$15.00

Common Cause

By Borgese, G.A

New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1943. vi, 448, pp. Includes index. Written between July 1942 and Easter, 1943. The Western allies were just beginning to turn the tide of the war, and Borgese was exploring the shape of a post war world. An anti-Fascist, Borgese had emigrated from Italy to the United States in 1931. After the war, he taught at the University of Chicago, where he continued to work on the problem of world governance. As Secretary of the Committee to Frame a World Constitution, he was the chief author of its Chicago draft in 1947. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$20.00

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