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Postscripts to Yankee Township

By: "Price, Carl F."

Price: $28.95

Publisher: "East Hampton, CT", East Hampton Bicentennial Committee: 4975

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 4-OT026

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for owner's name and date on first free page. Original glassine dust jacket shows slight aging. ""In 1644, Plymouth sent forth a colony of Pilgrims to settle on Cape Cod at Nauset, which was soon afterward renamed Eastham after the English town. Less than a century later, Eastham in turn shipped by sea many of her best families to a place of rare beauty on the eastern bank of the Connecticut River, where they began to built a community now known as the Town of East Hampton."" A 2nd collection of essays that tell the story of the people and he place, publishe... View more info

The Closed Circle: An Interpretation of the Arabs

By: "Pryce-Jones, David"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "London, UK", Phoenix Press / Orion: 2002

Edition: (1st paperback

Seller ID: 6-4T009

ISBN: 1842126113

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new - gift quality! Reprint on 1989 hardbound, with new introduction. ""The author argues (then and now) persuasively that the Arabs are caught in a closed circle from which they have not been able to escape, a circle defined by deeply rooted tribal, religious and cultural traditions."" 464 indexed, annotated pages." View more info

Fourteen Byzantine Rulers: The Chronographia of Michael Psellus (Penguin Classics)

By: "Psellus, Michael"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Penguin Classics:

Seller ID: 9780140441697

ISBN: 0140441697

Condition: GOOD


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Ancient Egypt (DK Pockets)

By: "Publishing, DK"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: DK Children:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780789495976

ISBN: 078949597X

Condition: GOOD


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Due To Enemy Action : The True World War Ii Story Of The Uss Eagle 56

By: "PULEO, STEPHEN"

Price: $11.45

Publisher: Globe Pequot Pr:

Seller ID: 9781592287390

ISBN: 1592287395

Condition: very good


"Due to Enemy Action tells for the first time a World War II story that spans generations and straddles two centuries, a story that begins with the dramatic Battle of the Atlantic in the 1940s and doesn't conclude until an emotional Purple Heart ceremony in 2002. Based on previously classified government documents, military records, personal interviews, and letters between crew members and their families, this is the saga of the courageous survival of ordinary sailors when their ship was torpedoed and their shipmates were killed on April 23, 1945, and the memories that haunted them after the U... View more info

The rise of political anti-Semitism in Germany & Austria

By: "PULZER, Peter"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Halban Publishers:

Seller ID: 9781870015189

ISBN: 1870015185

Condition: GOOD


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Once Upon a Time in Rhode Island

By: "Pyle, Katherine Helen B. Mason, illus. "

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Garden City, NY", "The Country Life Press -Doubleday, Page & Company": 1914

Edition: (Colonial Dames edition)

Seller ID: 8-9T006

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, faintest age tanning of pages, clean text, faintest age soil to exterior, square. No jacket. Blue cloth binding with orange lettering. Faint shelfwear along the cover edges. Slight softening of spine ends. Twelve tales of the history of Rhode Island for young adults. Includes founding of Rhode Island, that the Old Stone Mill was thought to have been built by Vikings, life of Gilbert Stuart, destruction of the Gaspee and other historical events and people. 205 illustrated, annotated pages 7.5X5X.5"" (19.5X13X2.6cm) " View more info

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"Tear Down This Wall: A City, a President, and the Speech that Ended the Cold War"

By: "Ratnesar, Romesh"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster:

Seller ID: 9781416556916

ISBN: 1416556915

Condition: GOOD


On June 12, 1987, Ronald Reagan addressed a crowd of 20,000 people in West Berlin in the shadow of the Berlin Wall. The words he delivered that afternoon would become among the most famous in presidential history. "Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate," Reagan said. "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall " Elegant and dramatic, "Tear Down This Wall" is the definitive account of one of the most memorable speeches in recent history and a reminder of the power of a president's words to change the world. View more info

"Skyraider: The Douglas A-1 ""Flying Dump Truck"""

By: "Rausa, Rosario"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Zebra: 1988

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 5-4P004

Condition: GOOD+


"Unread. Tight, bright, clean and square. Reading crease on spine, rubbing and light chipping to cover edges, light scratches to covers, 2 creased cover corners .Bookstore stamp on first free page. Illustrated throughout with photos. Appendices: British, French and Swedish use; Performance Data (with diagrams); and Bibliography. ""From the Korean War to Vietnam - the mighty war machine that defied the jet ageā€¦To U.S. naval pilots in Korea "" Able Dog'""..During Vietnam 'Spad'...an incredibly durable pro-driven attack plane that served the American military faithf... View more info

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The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom

By: "Rawicz, Slavomir"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: The Lyons Press:

Seller ID: 9781558216846

ISBN: 1558216847

Condition: GOOD


In 1941, the author and a small group of fellow prisoners escape from a Soviet labor camp. View more info

The Illustrated History of WWII

By: "Ray, John"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson:

Seller ID: 9781898801443

ISBN: 1898801444

Condition: GOOD


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"The Templars: The Dramatic History Of The Knights Templar, The Most Powerful Military Order Of The Crusades"

By: "Read, Piers Paul"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press:

Seller ID: 9780306810718

ISBN: 0306810719

Condition: very good


In 1099, the city of Jerusalem, a possession of the Islamic Caliphate for over four hundred years, fell to an army of European knights intent on restoring the Cross to the Holy Lands. From the ranks of these holy warriors emerged an order of monks trained in both scripture and the military arts: The Knights of the Temple of Solomon, called the Templars. In this engrossing and authoritative chronicle spanning three centuries, Piers Paul Read explores the Templars' rise to political and financial power, their catastrophic fall, and their far-reaching legacy. Drawing on the most recent scholarshi... View more info

"King Sejong the Great: The Everlasting Light of Korea (Korean Spirit and Culture, Series, No. 2)"

By: "Recitation, Diamond Sutra Group"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Korean Spirit & Culture Promot:

Seller ID: 9780977961368

ISBN: 0977961362

Condition: GOOD


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Andrew Jackson and the Bank War (Norton Essays in American History)

By: "Remini, Robert V."

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780393097573

ISBN: 0393097579

Condition: GOOD


During the changing economic and social conditions of the 1820's and 1830's there was much hostility between the Bank on the one hand, and rising capitalists, urban workers, and farmers on the other. In this context, Jackson aimed to do away with the Bank. The Bank's supporters, however, struck back. In a move intended to wrench political support from Jackson, Henry Clay forced a bill through the Senate to recharter the Bank. Jackson vetoed the bill, beginning the long struggle which has become known as "The Bank War." Jackson defeated Clay in the presidential election of 1832 despite Clay'... View more info

The Great Courses: The Dead Sea Scrolls(Great Courses -CD's only)

By: "Rendsburg,Professor Gary A."

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Great Courses:

Seller ID: 9781598036305

ISBN: 1598036300

Condition: GOOD


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Warriors of God: Richard the Lionheart and Saladin in the Third Crusade

By: "Reston Jr., James"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780385495622

ISBN: 0385495625

Condition: very good


Warriors of God""is the rich and engaging account of the Third Crusade (1187-1192), a conflict that would shape world history for centuries and which can still be felt in the Middle East and throughout the world today. Acclaimed writer James Reston, Jr., offers a gripping narrative of the epic battle that left Jerusalem in Muslim hands until the twentieth century, bringing an objective perspective to the gallantry, greed, and religious fervor that fueled the bloody clash between Christians and Muslims. As he recounts this rousing story, Reston brings to life the two legendary figures who l... View more info

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How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York

By: "Riis, Jacob A."

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Penguin Classics:

Seller ID: 9780140436792

ISBN: 0140436790

Condition: GOOD


First published in 1890, Jacob Riis's remarkable study of the horrendous living conditions of the poor in New York City had an immediate and extraordinary impact on society, inspiring reforms that affected the lives of millions of people. View more info

Marti poliglota

By: "Ripoll, Carlos (ed.)"

Price: $34.95

Publisher: NY, Editorial Dos Rios: 2003

Seller ID: 5-0Y014

Condition: FINE


"As new except for gift inscription on the title page and a few scratches on the back cover. 107 printed pages + CD. 11x8-1/2x3/8"" (27.5x21.7xx1cm)Celebration ""on the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Jose Marti"" - in twelve languages: Spanish, English, French, Russian, German, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Greek, Portuguese, Hebrew, and Italian- a short biographic sketch, Marti's aphorisms, and comments of world leaders. " View more info

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"The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power and Politics of the World Trade, 2nd Edition"

By: "Rivoli, Pietra"

Price: $9.45

Publisher: Wiley:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780470287163

ISBN: 0470287160

Condition: GOOD


"The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy" has been lauded by the New York Times, Financial Times, and reviewers worldwide. Translated in fourteen languages, "Travels" has received numerous awards for its frank and nuanced discussion of global economic realities. Now updated and revised--including a discussions of environmental issue--this fascinating book illustrates crucial lessons in the debate on globalization.The major themes and conclusions from the first edition are intact, but in response to questions from readers and students around the world, the second edition now includes:... View more info

The Ravens: The Men Who flew in America's Secret War in Laos

By: "Robbins, Christopher"

Price: $67.95

Publisher: NY, Crown: 1987

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 14H011

ISBN: 0517566125

Condition: NEAR FINE / Near Fine


"As new except for slight softening to top of spine (book and jacket) and two small dents in top edge, 1 folded page corner. ""While America and the rest of the world watched the Vietnam war on television, a handful of elite Air Force pilots, wearing anything but uniforms and piloting unarmored, small, prop-driven aircraft, fought a secret war..."" in ""the other theater - a small nation called Laos, next door to Vietnam, bordered by the Ho Chi Minh Trail..."" 420 indexed, annotated pages, illustrated with photo sections and map endpapers, and containing Glo... View more info