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Horizons Unlimited, A Graphic History Of Aviation

by Johnston, S. Paul

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Published
1941
Edition
Stated First Edition
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New York: Duell, Sloan And Pearce, 1941. Stated First Edition. HB. Black cloth, silver lettering on front cover and spine, 8 vo, 354 pp. Profusely illustrated with drawings and photographs. Previous owner's inscription ffep, no other marks in book, binding tight. Covers show slight soiling, spine lightly sunned. Book condition VG.
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Hurry Freedom: African Americans In Gold Rush California

by Stanley, Jerrt

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Published
2000
Edition
Second Printing of the First Edition
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New York: Crown Publishers, 2000. Second Printing of the First Edition. HB. Black paper covered boards, gilt lettering on spine, 8vo, 85 pp. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. No marks in book, binding tight. In an unclipped, illustrated dust jacket that has a 1/2" tear bottom of spine. Book condition VG+ in VG- DJ.
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Railroading From The Rear End

by Frrington, S. Kip

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Published
1946
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$10.00

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New York: Coward McCann, 1946. HB. Dark blue cloth, silver lettering on spine and silver train illustration on front cover, 8vo, 430 pp., illustrated endpapers. No marks in book, binding a bit loose but holding. Covers show minor edge wear and soiling. A good reading copy.
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Welcome Home: The Story Of Vickers Ranch

by Vickers, Purvis C

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Published
1989
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Lake City, Colorado: Rufous Press, 1989. HB. Brown simulated leather, gilt lettering on front cover and spine, 8vo, 244 pp. As usual, signed and inscribed by the author on ffep. No marks in book, binding tight. In an illustrated dust jacket that shows light edge wear. Book condition VG+ in VG DJ.
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Life In The Ranks

by Taylor, Serjeant-Major [William]

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Published
1847
Edition
Second Edition
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$625.00

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London: T. C. Newby; Parry, Blenkarn And Co, 1847. Second Edition. HB. Full blind ruled tan leather, gilt lettering on brown title label on spine with 4 raised bands and gilt decorated panels, 8vo, 325 pp., all edges of text block marbled, marbled end papers. Owners bookplate on front paste-down, dated 1847, no marks in book, pages clean with… Read more
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$625.00
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WJBC's History You Can See

by Munson, Don and Koos, Greg

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Published
1991
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Bloomington, Ilinois: McLean County Historical Society, 1991. Wraps. Cream colored stapled wraps, brown lettering and drawing of carriage on front cover, 8vo, 101 pp. History of McLean County, Illinois and Bloomington, in short essays and with two maps showing historical sites in the city and county. No marks in book, binding tight and covers clean. Book condition VG+.
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Lafayette

by Unger, Harlow Giles

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Published
2002
Edition
First Printing of the First Edition
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Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 2002. First Printing of the First Edition. HB. Maroon paper covered boards, gilt lettering on spine, 8vo, 452 pp., frontis portrait of Lafayette. Biography of the Marquis de Lafayette. No marks in book, binding tight. In an unclipped dust jacket. Book condition Near Fine in a Near Fine DJ.
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The Trials Of Maria Barbella; The True Story Of A 19th Century Crime Of Passion

by Pucci, Idanna

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Parker's Rare Books
Published
1996
Edition
First Printing of the First English Edition
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$12.00

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New York: Four Walls Eight Windows, 1996. First Printing of the First English Edition. HB. Black paper covered boards, red lettering on spine, 8vo, 324 pp. No marks in book, binding tight and covers clean. In an unclipped dust jacket that shows very light wear. Book condition VG+ in VG+ DJ.
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A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln And The 1846 U.S. Invasion Of Mexico

by Greenberg, Amy S

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Parker's Rare Books
Published
2012
Edition
Stated First Edition
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$20.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012. Stated First Edition. HB. Quarter black cloth and maroon paper covered boards, gilt lettering on spine, 8vo, 344 pp. Small remainder mark bottom of text block only mark in book, binding tight and covers clean. In an unclipped dust jacket that shows light wear top of spine. Book condition VG+ in VG DJ.… Read more
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The Perfect Kill; 21 Laws For Assassins

by Baer, Robert B

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Parker's Rare Books
Published
2014
Edition
First Printing of the First Edition
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$15.00

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New York: Blue Rider Press, a Member of Penquin Group, 2014. First Printing of the First Edition. HB. Black paper covered boards, red lettering on front cover and spine, 8vo, 310 pp. Only mark in book is where the publishers date is circled, no other marks in book, binding tight. In a nice, unclipped dust jacket. Book condition VG+… Read more
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The Glory That Was: A Pictorial History Of The World Famed Fall River Line

by McAdam, Roger Wlliams

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Published
1967
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$30.00

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Fall River, Mass: Printed by R. E. Smith Printing Company, 1967. Wraps. Stapled wraps, 8vo, unpaginated [36 pp]. Illustrated history of the Fall River Line transportation system between Boston and New York City. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Signed by the author. No marks in book, binding tight. Book condition VG.
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United States Of Jihad: Investigating America's Homegrown Terrorists

by Bergen, Peter

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Parker's Rare Books
Published
2016
Edition
First Printing of the First Edition
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$10.00

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New York: Crown Publishers, 2016. First Printing of the First Edition. HB. White paper covered boards, gilt lettering on spine, 8vo, 387 pp. No marks in book, pages clean and binding tight. In a nice, unclipped dust jacket. Book condition VG+ in VG+ DJ.
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Back Fire: The CIA's Secret War In Laos And Its Link To The War In Vietnam

by Warner, Roger

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Parker's Rare Books
Published
1995
Edition
First Printing of the First Edition
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$12.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. First Printing of the First Edition. HB. Quarter black cloth and gray paper covered boards, silver lettering on spine, 8vo, 416 pp. Owner's name neatly stamped on front and rear endpapers and ffep, no other marks in book, pages clean and binding tight. In an unclipped dust jacket in very nice condition. Book… Read more
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A Time For War; The United States And Vietnam 1941-1975

by Schulzinger, Robert D

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Published
1997
Edition
First Printing of the First Edition
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$10.00

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. First Printing of the First Edition. HB. Black paper covered boards, gilt lettering on spine, 8vo, xiii, 397 pp. No marks in book, binding tight. In a dust jacket that shows light soiling, old price sticker on front panel. Book condition VG in VG DJ.
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Memoirs Of Jeremiah Curtin

by Schafer, Joseph (Editor)

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Published
1940
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Madison: State Historical Society Of Wisconsin, 1940. HB. Blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, 8vo, 925pp. No marks in book, binding tight. Moisture staining at bottom edge of covers and lower outside corners of pages, with tide marks throughout. Still, a decent reading copy of Curtin's travels throughout Russia after the Civil War. Book condition Fair.
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A Voyage Round the World

by Parker, Mary Ann

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Published
1991
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$225.00

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Sydney, Australia: Hordern House, 1991. HB. Deluxe edition printed by Hordern House for the Australian National Maritime Museum. Fascimile copy of a work originally published in 1795. This copy number 64 of 75 bound in full dark tan calf and presented in a custom made solander case, SIGNED by Gavin Fry, of the Australian National Maritime Museum, who wrote… Read more
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$225.00
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Robert M. La Follette June 14, 1855-June 18, 1925 [Vol. I & II]

by La Follette, Belle Case and Fola

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Published
1953
Edition
Stated First Printing
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$25.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1953. Stated First Printing. HB. Two volume set in blue cloth, gilt lettering on front cover and spine, 8vo, Volume I 730 pp., Volume II 731-1305 pp. Clean unmarked books but for owners name ffep of each volume, bindings tight. Covers show very light edge wear. Book condition Very Good. Lacking the slip… Read more
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Relicario Historico Frutos Coloniales Y De La Vieja Guanabacoa

by Castellanos G. [Garcia], Gerardo

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Published
1948
Edition
First Edition
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$450.00

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La Habana: Editorial Libreria Selecta, 1948. First Edition. HB. Full tan leather, gilt lettering on red title labels on spine with 3 raised bands, 8vo, 902 pp. plus 13 unnumbered pages containing 22 plates of maps and photographs. First edition, limited to 500 copies, of this classic work by Castellanos Garcia (1879-1956), Cuban historian. "Through a detailed description...the… Read more
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$450.00
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Pall Mall: Printed for E. Harlow, 1794. HB. Full brown leather ruled in gilt, gilt lettering on brown title label on spine, 8vo, xv, 303 pp., all edges of text block stained blue. Large fold-out map of the attack on the French camp in the Gorge Clermont by the Hessians at front. Map has one tear at a… Read more
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$500.00
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London; Cape Town: King, Sell & Railton; Juta & Co, [1891]. HB. Red beveled decorative cloth ruled in gilt, gilt and black lettering on front cover, gilt lettering on spine, 8vo, vii, 480 pp., black end-papers, TEG. Three pages of ads at the front of book and 14 pages of full-page ads at rear. Frontis portrait of the author,… Read more
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$300.00