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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

Image for Facing the Chair  Sacco and Vanzetti

Facing the Chair Sacco and Vanzetti

By: Dos Passos, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Imprint unknown: 1977

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 31754

ISBN: 0882110160

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's original printed stiff card wrappers, Oriole Chapbooks facsimile edition, spine lettering illegible, internally clean, no ownership marks. ; 5" x 7.5"; 128 pages View more info

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Old John Burroughs

By: Fra Elbertus [Elbert Hubbard]

Price: £20.00

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

Image for Clyde Built  The Blockade Runners of the American Civil War

Clyde Built The Blockade Runners of the American Civil War

By: Graham, Eric J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2005

Seller ID: 33939

ISBN: 184158424x

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Black boards with gilt lettering, corners lightly bumped, illustrated dust jacket, no ownership name, pages unmarked, binding tight. ; 256 pages 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

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

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

An American Dilemma The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy

By: Myrdal, Gunnar

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New York, Joanna Cotler Books: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 33283

ISBN: 006034590X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


This is a heavy item and will require extra shipping for international orders. ; Publisher's cloth in dust wrapper, 1962 edition, published by Harper & Row, Jonathan Miller's copy with his signature to front endpaper, twentieth anniversary edition, dj slightly edgeworn, cloth clean, internally clean, a VG copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1483 pages View more info

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The Cotton Kingdom. A Traveller's Observation on Cotton and Slavery in the American Slave States. Based upon Three Former Volumes of Journeys and Investigations by the Same Author.

By: Olmstead, Frederick Law (ed Arthur M. Schlesinger)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1953

Seller ID: 33491

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Plain blk boards (no d/jkt); a trifle marked; binding tight; slight crease in front lower corner; gilt titling and decoration dulled, but legible. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper. A reprint of the 1861 edition.; 8vo (6 1/2" x 9 1/2"); lxiii + 626 + xvi pages View more info

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Transatlantic Slave Trade A History

By: RAWLEY, JA

Price: £7.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Co.: 1982

Seller ID: 33928

ISBN: 0393014711

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No d/jkt. Navy blue cloth boards, gold gilt, bumping to top and bottom of spine. Some slight stains to foreedges, text clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 24 x 16 x 4 cm; 468 pages View more info

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Do it! Scenarios of the Revolution

By: Rubin, Jerry

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1970

Edition: First English

Seller ID: 31195

ISBN: 0224619810

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Illustrated red d/jkt, unclipped, in clear film; light wear to upper edges; spine slightly faded. Pale blk boards, clean and bright; gilt titling bright, B/w illustrations. occasional pencil marks in margin. Introduction by Eldridge Cleaver. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 256 pages View more info

The Age of Jackson

By: Schlesinger, Arthur M.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group: 1988

Seller ID: 33632

ISBN: 0316773433

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card wrappers, creased and sunned spine, text clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; Back Bay Books (Series; 20 x 12.5 x 3 cm; 578 pages View more info