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Native Cowboy Life (Legends of Our Times)
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Native Cowboy Life (Legends of Our Times)

By Baillargeon & Tepper

Vancouver + Seattle: UBC Press + University of Washington Press, 1998. Oversize Paperback. FINE. As new- gift quality! "breaks the stereotype of 'cowboys and Indians'…tells the story of some of the first cowboys - Native people of the Northern Plains and Plateau…" 254 indexed, illustrated pages including References. 8x11x.75"


The Age of Henry VIII (The Great Courses )

By Hoak, Professor Dale

Chantilly, VA: The Teaching Company, 2003. Paperback & CDs. FINE. As new - gift quality! (24 lectures, 30 minutes each). Set contains 12 Audio CDs (2 clamshells: Parts I& II), with the Course Guidebook.


The Historian, Volume 77 Number 1 Spring 2015
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The Historian, Volume 77 Number 1 Spring 2015

By Boterbloem, Kees (ed.)

Wiley Periodicals, 2015. Trade Paperback. FINE. As new - gift quality!


India (Romance of History series)

By Surridge, Victor (A. D. McCormick, illus.)

NY: Frederick A. Stokes Company, undated. Hardbound. FAIR. Reading copy and wonderful period piece (probably 1909 printing). - The chapter entitled "The Valley of Death" has a full color, full page reproduction of A>D. McCormick's drawing "the Retreat from Afghanistan, 1842". Loose binding with endpaper hinges starting to crack, faintest age tanning of pages with some fingerprints, seriously tanned endpapers, covers are rubbed and age soiled,308 indexed pages with 12 full color, full page prints (all present but most have come loose from binding).Spine is softened with forward lean and slight fraying to ends. Rough cut edges to side and bottom, gilt on top.


From Day to Day

By Nansen, Odd (Katherine John, trans.)

NY: G.P.Putnam's Sons, 1949. (1st English). Hardbound. FAIR. READING COPY. Ugly but readable. Ex-library with expected markings. Exterior is age soiled with some stains. Cloth of back cover hinge is ripped and has been reinforced with clear packing tape. Text block is solid. Arrested and imprisoned for his political convictions and status as a best-selling writer, Nansen kept this diary of life in a concentration camp during the Nazi occupation of his native Norway during the Second War . 485 pages plus drawings. The author "was the president of One World from 1947 to 1956 and is considered a co-founder of UNICEF."


Historia general de Mexico, Volumen 2
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Historia general de Mexico, Volumen 2

By Villegas, Daniel Cosio (ed.)

Mexico: El Colegio de Mexic, 1998. (4th edition, 3rd reprint). Trade Paperback. VERY GOOD. As new except for tiny corner bump and slight curl to spine (typical of a 1.5" thick paperback) and a few pages with underlining. 858 indexed pages (page 737 -1585). Text in Spanish. ISBN: 9681206312.


English Society in the Early Middle Ages (1066-1307) (Pelican History of England #3)

By Stenton, Doris Mary

Baltimore. MD: Pelican, 1962. (3rd edition). Paperback. VERY GOOD+. As new except for small chips out of back top corner and cover at bottom of spine. "England during the two and a half centuries after the Norman Conquest…the best existing sketch of English society in the earlier Middle Ages…" 316 indexed, annotated pages with "further reading" list and "A select list of essential dates".


Qin Shi Huang Pottery Figures of Warriors and Horses: A Corpus of Data, No. 1

By Museum of Qin Shi Huang (compiler)

China: Museum of Qin Shi Huang, 1981. Oversize Paperback. VERY GOOD. Tight, bright, clean and square with slight wear to bottom edge and 1 folded page corner. The Qin Shi Huang Pottery Figures of Warriors and Horses were discovered in 1974. In 1980 "In order to meet the demand of visitors, here the brief reports on the excavations of three pits written by the Archaeological Excavation Team of Qin Shi Huang Pottery Figures of Warriors and Horses of Shaanzi Provincial Committee for the Protection and Reservation of Historical Relics and published in Wenwu (Cultural Relics) have been collected and published...for the reference of the researchers or as souvenirs. This is the first volume and the other volumes will follow." Begins with a section on the history of the Qin dynasty.


The Log of Christopher Columbus:His own account of the voyage that changed the world

By Columbus, Christopher (Robert H. Fuson, trans.)

McGraw-Hill / TAB, 1992. (1st thus). Oversize Paperback. NEAR FINE. As new except for tiniest crease on bottom corner of back cover. "In this new translation of Columbus' log of discovery, Robert Fuson is able to create a readable, accurate and deeply moving translation of Columbus' original log. A book for everyone: sailors, history buffs and students. Includes authentic charts and notes. 115 illustrations." ISBN: 0877423164.


Imperial Germany: The Birth of the German Republic 1871-1918

By Rosenberg, Arthur

Boston, MA: Beacon Press# BP177, 1964. Trade Paperback. VERY GOOD-. As new except for a crease on the front cover and faintest age tanning of pages. "the author's opening analysis of the Bismarkian Empire…is simply unmatched…students who have not had the benefit of his analysis of the First World War's impact on Germany find it difficult to appreciate fully the origin and nature of later difficulties..."


The War Service Record of the Alumni, Students and Faculty of the University of Vermont in the Great War 1914-1918

By War Service Committee

Burlington, VT: The War Service Committee of the University of Vermont, 1924. (1st edition). Hardbound. GOOD-. Tight but has previously had inner hinge reinforced with tape. Spine is tilted, softened and frayed at both ends, sunned and has a horizontal rip in the cloth near the bottom of the title block. Interior pages are bright and clean. Red cloth with gilt titles and trim. Short biographies and photos of the 22 who died including John McCrae, author of "In Flanders Fields". Detailed lists of Wounded; Decorated; War Service Records (all); Women; YMCA; YMHA; Auxiliary War Work; and a short section of "Memorabilia".


When Gloucester Was Gloucester: Toward an Oral History of the City

By Parsons and Anastas (Mark Power, photos)

Gloucester, MA: Gloucester 350th Anniversary Celebration, 1973. Trade Paperback. GOOD-. Tight, bright, clean interior, soiled exterior, slight curl from light corner bump. "compiled form many hours of tape-recorded conversations with Glouceser people who either volunteered to talk about their lives…or asked to do so…we…generally encouraged them to talk about whatever they felt moved to talk about..." Interviews with: Howard Curtis, Arthur Stanley Wonson, Artemesia Mehlman, Buster Spurling, Suzie and Joe Raymond Sanders, Paul Lundberg, Captain Seymore Harnish, Fred Hunte, Captain Wallace Walker, Joe Kyrouz, Virginia Frontiero McKinnon, Antonio Pata, Margie Stout, Joe Sheehan, Wes Wallenius, Donna Pratt O'Sullivan and Charlie McPhee. 82 pages.


Out of the Jaws of Victory: The astounding election of 1948

By Abels, Jules

NY: Henry Holt and Company, 1959. (1st edition). Hardbound. GOOD+. Book as new except for slight tilt to spine and faintest foxing to top, exterior page edges. Dust jacket is present but has creased and worn edges (stabilized with clear tape on inside) and faded spine. The day after the 1948 Presidential election the newspaper headlines read "Dewey Elected President" but they were wrong, Truman had been elected.


Denmark 1947

By Royal Danish Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Danish Statistical Department, 1947. Hardbound. GOOD+. Tight, bright, clean and square. Red leather with white crest and lettering, but the cover corners are chipped. An official yearbook giving a snapshot in time of Denmark just after World War II. 288 indexed, illustrated pages with detailed descriptions and current statistics (1947) of Government, Education, Finance, Agriculture, Shipping, Arts and Science, Social and Economic Conditions and more. Extensive list of "Literature for Consultation" for even more detail. End paper maps of Denmark(front) and of Danish Shipping Lanes (back). 7x5" (18.5x13cm). Text in English


Con las manos en alto: Episodios de la guerra en Colombia

By Caycedo, German Castro

Bogota, Columbia: Planeta, 2001. Trade Paperback. VERY GOOD. Tight, faint age tanning of pages, clean, square. Rubbing to cover edges. Text in Spanish. "Una guerra narrada con estetica, donde quienes cuentan no son los violentos sino part de los mas de cuarenta millones de colombianos innocentes, con la fuerza de ese contraste entre la violencia y las ternura que conforman nuestra nacionalidad." ISBN: 9584202227.


New York State Yesterday and Today

By Wheeler, Mary A

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949. (1st edition, 2nd printing). Hardbound. GOOD- / No dj. Tight, faintest of age toning of pages, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, square. Black cloth with orange lettering. Frayed spine ends with 1/2" rip to cloth at top of back hinge. Cover corners worn through to boards. No dust jacket. A History of New York State from the Indians who lived there to the 1946 authorization of funds to build the U.N. Headquarters in Manhattan. 444 indexed pages,129 illustrations and Bibliography.


The Key to the Constitution of the United States

By Watson, Henry B. (John B. Minnick(Revised and edited)

Rockville, MD: Patriotic Education Incorporated, 1998. (13th ediiton). Trade Paperback. FINE. Faintest signs of shelfwear to exterior. Text of Constitution, Bill of Rights and Amendments through 1992 (layout has original text with modern language quick reference notes in red in margin), Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, and Washington's Farewell Address. Historical background and commentaries. 66 staple-bound pages. ISBN: 0912530200.


Century of Struggle: The Woman's Rights Movement in the United States
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Century of Struggle: The Woman's Rights Movement in the United States

By Flexner, Eleanor

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1975. (1st thus). Trade Paperback. FINE. As new except for faintest of shelfwear to cover edges. "the story of one of the great social movements in American history…the struggle for women's voting rights " ISBN: 0674106520.


The Yankee Tradition

By Douglas & Abbott (Walter & Margaret Hard, Prelude)

Burlington, VT: Free Press Printing Company, 1941. Trade Paperback. VERY GOOD-. Tight, bright and clean with slight tilt. The interior is as new. The book was designed with covers wider and taller than the text block which have folded in with time. The spine edges are also rubbed. "The substance of this little volume was delivered as the address at the annual meeting of the Vermont Historical Society at the sesquicentennial year of Vermont's statehood" 91 pages beginning with the poem, Yankee Prelude, by Margaret and Walter Hard.


Venezuela Esclava y Feudal: Episodios de la Historia de Venezuela (Ensayos de Interpretacion Dialectica)

By Irizabal, Carlos (Jose Agustin Catala (ed.)

Caracas, Venezuela: ediciones Centauro, 1974. (segunda edicion). Trade Paperback. VERY GOOD-. Tight, faint age tanning of pages, clean interior, faint age soil to exterior, faintest tilt to spine. Rubbed covers with light scratching and creasing. Price sticker remnants on first free page and back cover. 273 pages. Text in Spanish.


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