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"Churchill's Prisoners: Italians in Orkney, 1942-44"

By: James MacDonald

Price: $16.95

Publisher: "Kirkwall, Orkney", Orkney Wireless Museum: 1998

Edition: (reprint)

Seller ID: 6-3T019

ISBN: 0951620002

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Light foxing to covers and sticker remnant on back cover. 44 page, staple-bound with 27 illustrations including group photos (football team and band), the newsletter listing the winners on sports day (in English and Italian), and the Chapel listing the artists who worked on it. Recollections of Italian prisoners of war held in Orkney during WWII building the ""Churchill Barriers"" for the protection of Scapa Flow after the torpedoing of the HMS Royal Oak." View more info

The Great Courses: The Italians before Italy: Conflict and Competition in the Mediterranean - CD only

By: Kenneth R. Bartlett

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Teaching Company:

Seller ID: 9781598033472

ISBN: 1598033476

Condition: GOOD


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Working Women: A portrait of South Africa's black women workers ( A People's College Book)

By: Lesley Lawson (text & photos)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Johannesburg, South Africa", Raven Press / Sached Trust: 1985

Edition: (1st impression)

Seller ID: 7-5X011

ISBN: 0869752766

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for light shelfwear to covers and 2 bumped and rubbed cover corners. 144 annotated, illustrated pages. ""tells of the struggles of South Africa's black women workers…describes their lives at work and at home…strong voices speak out against women's oppression. ..shows women challenging the government, the bosses, and their own husbands...""" View more info

Embajador en el Inferno: Memorias de once anos de cautiverio en la Union Sovietica

By: Luca de Tena; Torcuato

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Mexico, EDiVision: 1989

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 09T044

ISBN: 9688900109

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, bright, clean, faint curl. Sticker remnants on covers. ""Las vitorias iniciales de los almanes sobre Francia, Belgica, Holanda, Noruega y los paises Balticos incluyendo la frontera septentrional espanola, tenian convencide a Francisco Franco de que el ejercito aleman era invencible y qu el fascismo estaba destinado histoicamente a triunfar y reinar en e mundo..."" Tex tin Spanish." View more info

"Inishowen: It's History, Traditions, and Antiquities"

By: Maghtochair (Michael Harkin)

Price: $147.95

Publisher: "Donegal, Ireland", M. Harkin (Publisher): 1935

Seller ID: 4-9T020

Condition: GOOD-


"Tight, some aging, square. Green cloth covers with black lettering are faded and rubbed. Spine has softened ends and a reading crease. No dust jacket. There is the beginning of a crack on the end paper gutters. Age tanning of exterior page edges, end papers and title page. Some pages with fingerprints. A small margin note on page 44. A 1937 newspaper clipping with a poem about Both-Chonais has been attached to page 87 (which mentions Both-Chonais) with a straight pin (now rusted) which has left a shadow on the facing page. ""Under the nom-de-plume of ""Maghtochair""... View more info

The Rediscovery of Lost America: The Story of the Pre-Columbian Iron Age in America

By: Mallery & Harrison

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Dutton (#D54/A): 1979

Edition: (1st revised edition)

Seller ID: 38T016

ISBN: 0525475451

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for tiny chip at top of spine. ""First written in 1951, Mallery's studies and on-site research revealed a pre-Columbian presence in America, most likely the Vikings.""" View more info

Marine Corps Institute - Staff Noncommissioned Officers Academy Career - Nonresident Program - Military Training -

By: Marine Corps Institute

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Washington, DC", Marine Corps Institute: 1987

Seller ID: 9-6Y003

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight and bright. Faint vertical cover crease extends through book. A few tiny spots and the circled #4 on front cover. Green ink smears on back cover. Some wear along the edges. Interior pages clean aside from faint pencil marks on practice test. 148 pages. 8.5x11"" (21.5x28cm) Guide to principles and techniques used in organizing, scheduling, and conducting a small-unit training program, including the principles and special considerations involved in physical training. Includes black and white photographs and diagrams." View more info

The Soldier Through the Ages: The Greek Hoplite

By: Martin Windrow

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, Franklin Watts Inc.: 1985

Seller ID: 8-2Y005

ISBN: 0531037800

Condition: GOOD


"Ex-library with expected markings. No dust jacket. Tight, bright, clean pages, square. Covers have a few small dings and rubbed spine ends. 32 indexed pages each with large color illustrations. 6th & 5th century Greece and its military structures." View more info

History 67th Armored Regiment - 2nd Armored-Division

By: members of the 67th Armored Regiment

Price: $924.95

Publisher: "Brunswick, West Germany", Georg Westermann (printer): 1945

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 6-9Y001

Condition: GOOD-


"Tight except for loosening of quire with foldout maps, interior is bright and clean, exterior is age soiled and stained, square. 1 page is crumpled and folded. Cloth on spine shows wear in 3 places on hinge. No dust jacket. Cream colored paper over board with cloth spine, black type and full color regimental symbols. 407 pages plus black and white photos, fold out campaign maps and a full roster of members of the 67th from November 1942 to May 1945 including awards received. Map endpapers showing regiment's transit from 1942 to 1945" View more info

Roman Britain 55 BC - AD409

By: Merrifield & Baker (ed.)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "London, UK", Historical Times: 1979

Seller ID: 5-6Y005

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright and clean but has corner creases. 66 page, thoroughly illustrated, (8.25x11"") special edition, periodical. 8 articles on the 400 year period when Britain was part of the Roman Empire: the transformation of a pagan to a Christian world; a road system laid out so effectively that many of its alignments are still in use today; the walled cities; coinage; architecture in stone and tile..."" that would bring Britain out of the Dark ages." View more info

THE MARITIME HERITAGE OF THANET

By: Michael Cates and Diane Chamberlain

Price: $2.00

Publisher: East Kent Maritime Trust:

Seller ID: 9780953180103

ISBN: 0953180107

Condition: GOOD


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The Civil War: The Nantucket Experience Including the Memoirs of Josiah Fitch Murphey

By: Miller & Mooney

Price: $23.95

Publisher: "Nantucket, MA", Wesco: 1994

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 4-OH002

ISBN: 0962785113

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for bookstore sticker on first free page. A chronicle of Nantucket during the Civil War; The diary of a 19 year-old who left Nantucket to go to war with the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry; and the ""Roster of Nantucket Men.. Of the 20th Massachusetts"" detailing who they were during and after the war. 196 pages with a photo insert of 9 pages." View more info

A History of Warfare: Field-Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

By: Montgomery of Alamein

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Cleveland, OH", The World Publishing Company: 1968

Seller ID: 5-7X004

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"As new except for faint softening of spine ends but no dust jacket. Black cloth with gilt lettering. 564 indexed pages covering wars from ancient times to the nuclear age illustrated with 29 color plates, 53 maps with battle plans, and an extensive bibliography" View more info

"Memory Tour, Tour of the Year, Redding Elementary School 1999-2000"

By: Mrs. Kelly

Price: $18.95

Publisher: LifeTouch: 2000

Seller ID: 8-0Y015

Condition: FINE


"As new except for two ""Autograph"" pages full of autographs. Yearbook for the Class of 2000 at Redding Elementary school, Redding, Connecticut. Pages full of candid photos, a full page photo of the class of 2000 and full page photos of each classroom (Mrs. Brakeman's, Mrs. Devol's, Mr. Dion's, Mrs. Edward's, Mrs. Honey's, Ms. Price's and Mrs. Richard's). 8x10.5x.2"" (20.5x27x.3cm)" View more info

"CLIO:WCSU History Journal, Spring 2005: The Many Forms of Sexuality"

By: N/A

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Danbury, CT", Western Connecticut State University: 2005

Seller ID: 95Y007

Condition: FINE


"As new. Articles include: """"Upon Entering the White House: Affairs and Sec Scandals through the Years"": ""Buying the Right to Privacy: Contraception in Connecticut, 1940-1970""; Charles and Di: A History in Attitudes""; ""An Inquiry into the Masculine Mentality""; ""the Oppression of Women in Christianity""; ""Black Women Abolitionists""; ""Walt Whitman and Homosexuality""; ""Woman and Nation in Four Indian Films of the 1990s""; and ""The Politics of S... View more info

Cahir Castle

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: National Parks and Monuments Service:

Seller ID: 05H005

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! History, architectural description, color photos and building maps of Cahir Castle and Cahir Abbey. Originally part of the O'Brien Kingdom; granted in 1185, as part of the Thomond territory to Theobold Walter; granted as Barony of Cahir in 1192 to Philip of Worcester; in 1375 to James, Earl of Ormond (head of the Butler family);1788, Butlers of Glengall became the heirs; 1816 became Viscount Caher and Earl of Glengall; 1840-1846 ""great building period"" with architect William Tinsley; 1858 passed to Charteris family; 1964 taken into state care as a ... View more info

The R.O.T.C. Manual: Infantry

By: N/A

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Washington, DC", The National Service Publishing Company: 1932

Edition: (15th Edition-revised)

Seller ID: 75H010

Condition: GOOD-/None


"Reading Copy. Tight but falls open, yellowed pages, soiled exterior, owner's pencil notes on end papers, otherwise clean interior, tilted. Spine end worn through on bottom, missing on top. Cover corners worn through. A small puncture (pencil point?) on spine extends inside through @ 30 pages. No DJ. Illustrations show WWI uniforms and wire carts pulled by mules. A unique version of the status of Infantry training between the World Wars." View more info

United States Air Force Museum

By: N/A

Price: $11.50

Publisher: "Wright-Patterson AFB,OH", Air Force Museum Foundation: 1982

Seller ID: 76Y016

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint edgewear and faint age soil to exterior. Photos, descriptions and specifications of the AirCraft and displays of the Museum, including the model plane collection." View more info

Image for Defiance

Defiance

By: Nechama Tec

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 9780195376852

ISBN: 0195376854

Condition: very good


The prevailing image of European Jews during the Holocaust is one of helpless victims, but in fact many Jews struggled against the terrors of the Third Reich. In Defiance, Nechama Tec offers a riveting history of one such group, a forest community in western Belorussia that would number more than 1,200 Jews by 1944--the largest armed rescue operation of Jews by Jews in World War II. Tec reveals that this extraordinary community included both men and women, some with weapons, but mostly unarmed, ranging from infants to the elderly. She reconstructs for the first time the amazing details of ... View more info

An Atlas of Middle Eastern Affairs

By: Pounds & Kingsbury

Price: $23.95

Publisher: NY, Praeger: 1964

Edition: (Revised edition)

Seller ID: 6-1T021

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean interior, faintest age soil to exterior, faint curl. Appears unread. Light rubbing to cover corners. ""In the Middle East, perhaps more than anywhere else, politics depends on geography…In the past…fluid natural boundaries…permitted expansion of its native empires and its importance as a crossroads...Today...disproportionate and fabulous wealth in oil and strategic..."" location...are added factors of significance..."" 117 indexed pages. A snapshot of the time period (1964), with detailed factual data illustrated on facing page map for e... View more info