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Subway and the City : Celebrating a Century (New York)

by Fischler, Stan

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Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780837395517
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$38.00

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Frank Merriwell Inc., 2004. 547 pages, index, 375 duo-tone photos, endpapers are color maps, brown cloth boards with gilt lettering. Book is clean inside & out, two corners bumped, few pages have faint dampness ripple (no stain, no smell). Dustjacket is bright & clean, slight edgewear. Book traces the Big Apple's development as tunnels spread from Manhattan's original IRT line,… Read more
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Eccentrics, Heroes, and Cutthroats of Old Berkeley

by Schwartz, Richard

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Timeless Books
Published
2007
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780967820422
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$38.00

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RSB Books, 2007. 244 pages, index, bibliography, black-and-white photos. Book is clean inside & out, very light corner wear. Contents include: Martin Murrey Dunn and Dave the Fire Horse; The Hangman's Tree; Samuel Hopkins Willey and the First University Waterworks; Pat Curran's Ranch, Wildcat Canyon; Tragic Saga of Squatter Zelotus Reed; John Boyd; Emperor Norton in Berkeley; Richard Parks Thomas… Read more
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England and Europe 1485-1603 (Seminar Studies In History)

by Doran, Susan

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Timeless Books
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780582354128
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$12.50

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Longman, 1986. 117 pages, index, glossary, bibliography, two maps. This edition has duo-color cover, not multicolors. Name written on first page, text free of marks, covers are clean, light edge & corner wear. Contents include: Overseas Trade; Military Resources; The Making of Foreign Policy; Henry VII; Henry VIII; Mid-Tudor England, 1504-63; Elizabeth I, 1564-1603; Assessment; Documents.. Soft Cover. Very… Read more
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The "30's : A Time To Remember (Thirties)

by Congdon, Don (editor) Steinbeck; Wecter; Ford; Adamic; Bernstein; Heinz; Gallico; Toland; Sevareid; Cowley; Schlesinger, Jr.; Manchester; Riddell; Toler; Cueno; Hynd; Peet; Turkus; McFee; Moulton; Bliven; Asch; Ferguson; Knight; Beaton; Childs; Mencken;

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Timeless Books
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing Stated
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$18.00

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Simon & Schuster, 1962. 625 pages. Text unmarked, gift note written on first page, date on last page. Dustjacket in Brodart, light scuff, rub. Frederick Lewis Allen writes on the repeal of Prohibition, Arthur Schlesinger on the first inauguration of the President; We see the Lindbergh kidnaping, the Morrow Castle wreck, the building of Boulder Dam & Follow careers as… Read more
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Landmark Thucydides : A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War

by Thucydides; Strassler, Robert B. (editor)

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Published
1998
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780684827902
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$12.00

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Free Press, 1998. 713 pages, Revised Edition of the Richard Crawley Translation with Maps, Annotations, Appendices and Encyclopedic Index. Covers are bright & clean, light edge & corner wear, spine split (all pages firmly attached), pencil margin notes or underlining on approx. 20 pages.. Oversized Soft Cover. Good. Used.
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Narrow Gauge Steam : Its Origins and World-wide Development

by Ransom, P.J.G.

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Timeless Books
Published
1996
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780860935339
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$35.00

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Haynes Pubns, 1996. 192 pages, index, black-and-white photos. Scuff & wear to bottom edge of boards, two corners with splits in cloth, text is clean. Dustjacket is bright & clean but has edge wear & small tears. The story of how steam locomotives were first developed for narrow gauge railways and how their design progressed. Contents include: Tyler's Paper; Small… Read more
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Texas Out Back (Outhouses - Outback)

by Hale, Leon; DeYoung, Harry Anthony (sketches)

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Timeless Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Stated
Item Price
$10.00

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Madrona Press, 1973. 65 pages, black-and-white illustrations of 21 outhouses in Texas (mostly around Boerne, TX). Book is clean inside & out but for gift note written & sticker on half title page, boards have light wear at edges & corners. A look at Texas "Out Backs" otherwise known as outhouses or privys. The observations & recollections are by… Read more
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Sacred Life : Coins of the Natural World

by Gray, Martin

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Timeless Books
Published
2012
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780983902706
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$15.50

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Magic Planet Productions, 2012. 88 pages, black-and-white illustrations. Text unmarked, bright clean covers, tiny nick in bottom of front cover, name/date written on title page (maybe author's), front cover has slight curl. Contents include pictures of coins: Animals Plants, Birds; Quatics; Reptiles; Insects. Also The History of Coins; Raw Materials of Coins; Coin Manufacturing Process.. Oversized Soft Cover. Good. Used.… Read more
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Ancient Record of the English Alphabet

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Published
1927
Condition
Good
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$12.50

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Ancient Records Publishers, 1927. 24 pages, staple bound, black-and-white illustrations. Book is clean inside & out but for small ink mark on front cover, age discoloring to covers, small closed on side edge of rear cover. Contents include: Star of Bethlehem in Which is Given the Law of the Christ; Divine Symbols; Diagram of Divine Symbols; Tools of a Master… Read more
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Highgate Cemetery : Victorian Valhalla

by Barker, Francis; Gay, John

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Timeless Books
Published
1984
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780719541377
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$38.00

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John Murray Publishers Ltd, 1984. 112 pages, black-and-white photos. Covers are bright & clean, text unmarked, some corner wear, dampness ripple at bottom of some pages (no stains, no smell), deep dent in bottom edge of rear cover. Contents include: The Cemetery; Companions in Death; Cemetery in Photographs; List of Photographs; Plan of the Cemetery. Oversized Soft Cover. Good. Used.… Read more
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Newspapers as Tools for Historians

by Taft, William H.

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Timeless Books
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780875430645
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$38.00

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Lucas Bros, 1970. 138 pages, bibliography. Front cover has large check mark, name written on title page, text unmarked, light corner wear. Contents include: Understanding the Newspapers; Responsibilities of the Press & Historians; Historians Look at the Press with an Eye on the Future; Washington Press & Historians; Merger of the Historian and the Journalist; Responsibility of Press in Political… Read more
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Indiana : A Guide To the Hoosier State (American Guide Series

by Carmody, John M. And Workers

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Published
1945
Condition
Good +
Item Price
$32.00

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Oxford Univ Pr, 1945. 548 pages, index, front endpapers are map, map in pocket of rear board, bibliography, chronology. Pages are unmarked, both boards have some light discoloring in several areas. Dustjacket in Brodart, bright & clean but for few ink smudges on rear, small tears. Second printing with corrections. Contents include: Indiana's Background; Principal Cities; Tours; etc.. Hard Cover.… Read more
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History of the Colorado Springs Schools District 11

by Seibel, Harriet

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Timeless Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
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$24.50

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Century One Press, 1975. 104 pages, bibliography, black-and-white photos. Book is clean inside & out but has sun fade to edges of covers & spine. Contents include: Colorado City Schools in District I; The First Colorado City School; County Courthouse School; Bancroft School; First Midland School; Kenmuir School; First Whittier School; First Longfellow School; Arensdale School; The Stone School; Garfield… Read more
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Corner Grocery Store

by Otten, Catherine

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$28.00

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T/D Publications, 1975. 150 pages, black-and-white photos, inscription by author on first page. Book is in very condition but has plastic wrap around covers (causing tape residue/stain on front & back page). book is both a remembrance of and a tribute to all the neighborhood grocery stores and their helpful storekeepers, who withstood the ravages of time and progress. .… Read more
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Stellite : A History of The Haynes Stellite Company 1912-1972

by Gray, Ralph D.

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Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
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$12.00

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Cabot Corp., 1974. 112 pages, staple bound. Book is clean inside & out but for name written on title page. Contents include: Elwood Haynes as a Scientist; Establishing the Business, 1912-1920; Blades, Bits, and Rods; The War Years, 1941-1954; Into the Space Age.. Pamphlet. Very Good. Used.
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Letters Which Never Reached Him

by Von Heyking; Elisabeth Auguste Luise Helen Melusine Maximillane

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Timeless Books
Published
1904
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$20.00

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London: Eveleigh Nash, 1904. 302 pages, green cloth boards with gilt lettering & decoration. some scuff & discolored areas to boards, small hole/tear in first page, pencil writing on first page, bookstore stamp on front endpaper.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Used.
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John Monteith : Man of Conscience

by Bonisteel, Roscoe O.

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
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$15.00

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Wayne State University Press, 1966. 23 pages, staple bound, bibliography. John Monteith was a great pioneer contributor to the religious, educational, cultural and benevolent life of Detroit and Michigan. He supported the antislavery movment with all his heart and mind; he spoke out against the Mexican War. He was the first president of the University of Michigan and the… Read more
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Bog of Stars and Other Stories and Sketches of Elizabethan Ireland

by O'Grady, Standish

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Timeless Books
Published
1893
Condition
Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$15.00

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T. Fisher Unwin, 1893. 179 pages. Book is clean but for few tiny specks to boards, portion of rear cover coming unglued, tiny split at rear endpaper, small splits at top and bottom of front endpaper, text clean, pages browning. True stories of Irish history. Contents include: Philip O'Sullivan; Kiegangair; Vengeance of the O'Hagans; Sir Richard Bingham; The Outlawed Chieftain;… Read more
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Demonstration Elections : U.S.-Staged Elections in the Dominican Republic, Vietnam and El Salvador

by Brodhead, Frank; Herman, Edward S

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Timeless Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780896082144
Item Price
$14.50

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South End Press, 1984. 270 pages, index. Covers are clean, text is unmarked, light edge & corner wear, sun fade to spine. Contents include: Rise of the Demonstration Election; Dominican Republic, Cietnam, El Salvador; Role of the Mass Media; Glossary of Current Orwellian Usage; Fredom House Observers in Zimbabwe Rhodesia and El Salvador; Future of the Demonstration Election. Oversized Soft… Read more
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Oil Field Medico

by Parker, Dr. George

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Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$18.00

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Banks Upshaw & Co., 1948. 139 pages, black-and-white illustrations. Some very light soil to rear board, light scuff, text clean, "from the house of Schagene" stamped on two pages. Vividly told true experiences of a physician who practiced in Spindle-Top, Batson Prairie, and Saratoga during rough frontier days...bad food, mud, dismal conditions, horrible injuries.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Used.… Read more
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