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Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol. XVIII, 1902 - The Arapaho

By: American Museum of Natural History

Price: £40.00

Publisher: United States, American Museum of Natural History: 1902

Seller ID: 21151

Condition: Very Good-


No wrappers; stitched binding protected by clear tape (neatly applied). Most pp uncut. B/w illustrations, plus 30 b/w + 2 colour plates, of native art and artefacts.; 8vo (6" x 9 1/2"); 150 pages View more info

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Americanos Celebres. Glorias del Nuevo Mundo (2 Vols)

By: Baronesa de Wilson

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Imp. Sucesores de N. Ramirez y Cia: 1888

Seller ID: 35238

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Both Vols: Decorated and embossed heavy dk brown boards; a little worn and marked; Vol I: front board partly detached, but binding tight. Vol II: rear joint partially exposed. Bookseller's tick on front pastedown of Vol II. B/w illustrations. Spanish text. ; 4to (8" x 11"); 383 + 371 pages View more info

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Treasury of New England Folklore Stories, Ballads, and Traditions of the Yankee People

By: Botkin, B. A. (ed.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34347

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; Blue boards with silver lettering, no dust jacket, spine slightly exposed at title page, otherwise binding tight, no ownership name, pages unmarked. First edition, second printing 1949.; 934 pages View more info

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Command Under Sail Makers of the American Naval Tradition 1775-1850

By: Bradford, James C.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2013

Seller ID: 34020

ISBN: 1591140595

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card wrappers, front wrapper slightly bent. First 8 pages (preface and acknowledgements) creased at top forecorner and slightly bent further down. Text clean, no ownership markings, b&w plates, binding tight. ; 23 x 15.5 x 2 cm; 352 pages View more info

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The Negro in Virginia Politics, 1902-1965

By: Buni, Andrew

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, University Press of Virginia: 1967

Edition: First

Seller ID: 26294

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Blue boards (no d/jkt); a trifle marked, but not otherwise worn; binding tight; top foredges lightly spotted. Interesting contemporary account of the Civil Rights struggle. ; 8vo (6" x 9 1/2"); 296 pages View more info

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The American Mind An Interpretation of American Thought and Character Since the 1880s

By: Commager, Henry Steele

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1962

Seller ID: 33615

ISBN: 0300000464

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card wrappers, slightly marked, creased spine. Foreedges have some small stains, text clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. NB This is the 1962 fifth printing. ; 20.5 x 13 x 3.5 cm; 490 pages View more info

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We Cannot Live Without Our Lives

By: Deming, Barbara

Price: £40.00

Publisher: New York, Grossman Publishers: 1974

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 35535

ISBN: 0670753351

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Full cloth in printed dust wrapper, signed and inscribed by the author, slight creasing to dj, cloth clean, internally clean. ; 8.5 X 5.6 X 0.9 inches; 191 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Revolution and Equilibrium

By: Deming, Barbara

Price: £28.00

Publisher: New York, Grossman Publishers: 1971

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 35536

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Full cloth in printed dust wrapper, signed & inscribed by the author on the front endpaper, dj stained & edgeworn, cloth clean, internally clean. ; 8vo; 269 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Old John Burroughs

By: Fra Elbertus [Elbert Hubbard]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Roycroft Shop: 1901

Edition: First thus

Seller ID: 25540

Condition: Very Good


Green suede wrappers; a trifle marked; slight wear to edges. B/w frontispiece, with tissue guard. ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8 3/4"); 19 pages View more info

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Frost/Nixon [signed copy]

By: Frost, David

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 2007

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 36515

ISBN: 0230531148

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Hardback in dust jacket, signed by the author David Frost on the title-page, clean copy, minimal wear, no ownership names, leaves slightly age-darkened, illustrations. ; 9.2 X 6.2 X 1.5 inches; 338 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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American by Choice One Man's Journey

By: Fuentes, Alfredo [signed copy]

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Island Park, Fire Dreams Publishing Co: 2004

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 36349

ISBN: 097531680X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hardback in pictorial dust jacket, signed by the author Alfredo Fuentes on the half-title : 'Never Forget 9/11,' clean and bright copy, no ownership marks, Fuentes is a former Captain in the FDNY and survivor of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. ; 8.6 X 5.7 X 0.9 inches; 241 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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An Overland Journey, from New York to San Francisco in the summer of 1859

By: Greeley, Horace

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1964

Seller ID: 34346

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Brown boards with gilt lettering, pages unmarked, binding tight. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper.; 332 pages View more info

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The Growing Seasons: An American Boyhood before the War[Signed copy]

By: Hynes, Samuel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 2003

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 36051

ISBN: 0670031933

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by author on title page. Illustrated d/jkt, unclipped. Dk brown spine, pale brown boards, clean and bright. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 291 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made

By: Isaacson, Walter & Evan Thomas

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2012

Seller ID: 36276

ISBN: 1451683227

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Please note this is a heavy item and will incur extra shipping charges.; D/jkt slightly creased at top of spine. Blue-grey boards, base of spine slightly bumped. Internally clean, no ownership markings, b&w photographs, binding tight. Owner's signature appears in ink inside front board.; 9.5 X 6.4 X 1.8 inches; 864 pages View more info

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Dog Days: James P. Cannon vs. Max Shachtman in the Communist League of America, 1931-1933

By: James P. Cannon et al

Price: £90.00

Publisher: New York, Prometheus Research Library / Spartacist Publishing: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: 33326

ISBN: 0963382888

Condition: Very Good


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Illustrated sepia wrappers; a trifle marked; spine uncreased; front corners very lightly creased; light ink mark on front foredges. B/w illustrations.; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8 1/2"); 715 pages View more info

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Stride Toward Freedom

By: King, Martin Luther, Jr.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine: 1958

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 29867

Condition: Very Good


Blk card wrappers; spine uncreased. B/w photos. The dramatic story of Rosa Parks and the boycott of Montgomery, AL, segregated buses, one of the key events in the fight for civil rights in the US. ; 8vo (4" x 7"); 190 pages View more info

Decorative Symbolism of the Arapaho

By: Kroeber, A.L.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1901

Seller ID: 21152

Condition: Very Good-


Stapled book - stapling slightly oxidized, but intact, and hasn't bled. Pale grey paper wrappers; inact, but somewhat worn. B/w illustrations. Most pp uncut. An offprint from the American Anthropologist (N.S.), Vol. 3, April-June, 1901). ; 8vo (7" x 10"); 309-336 pages View more info

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Jack Kennedy - the Making of a President

By: Leaming, Barbara

Price: £13.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2006

Seller ID: 7871

ISBN: 0297829181


8vo, 456pp. Nf/nf. Illustrated pale blue d/jkt, unclipped. Red boards; b/w + colour photos. ISBN 0297829188 View more info

Image for A Bold Experiment: John Henri Isaac Browere's Life Masks of Prominent Americans

A Bold Experiment: John Henri Isaac Browere's Life Masks of Prominent Americans

By: Meschutt, David

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York, New York State Historical Association: 1988

Seller ID: 35022

ISBN: 0917334175

Condition: Very Good


Staoled booklet -- stapling clean and intact. Illustrated wrappers, a trifle creased. B/w illustrations. Fascinating masks of, among others, many of the Founding Fathers such as John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, et al. ; Sq 4to (8" x 8"); 32 pages View more info

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The Real War [signed copy]

By: Nixon, Richard

Price: £40.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1980

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 36330

ISBN: 044651201X

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Signed by the author on a bookplate pasted to the half-title page. White d/jkt, unclipped; somewhat worn, with tiny losses. Embossed red cloth boards, bright; binding tight; silver titling bright. ; 8vo (7" x 9"); 341 pages; Signed by Author View more info