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The Mary Rose : The Excavation and Raising of Henry VIII's Flagship

By: "Rule, Margaret"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Annapolis, Maryland", Naval Institute Press: 1982

Edition: "(1984, 4th impression)"

Seller ID: 7-2Y013

ISBN: 0870219472

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Green cloth with gilt spine lettering. 240 indexed, annotated pages including bibliography and glossary. Illustrated throughout with diagrams and both black & white and color photos. 8x10.75x15"" Account of the raising of the wreck of the Mary Rose, a Tudor warship that sank suddenly in 1545. Includes diagrams of the ship, photos of recovered artifacts, historical details about the sinking, discovery of the wreck, and details of how it was raised. The author, Margaret Rule, is the chief archeologist in charge of the project." View more info

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"A Long, Deep Furrow: Three Centuries of Farming in New England"

By: "Russell, Howard S. (abridged by Mark Lapping)"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Hanover, NH", University Press of New England: c1982

Edition: (Abridged)

Seller ID: 0DT027

ISBN: 087451214X

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for slight wear to cover edges. ""a masterpiece of regional history…this editions retains most of the original text, though nearly every chapter has been edited somewhat…integrate(s) the elements of biogeography with socioeconomic and cultural patterns within the context of agriculture as a way of life and livelihood...a testament to Yankees who farm the sides of mountains..."" 380 indexed, annotated, illustrated pages." View more info

The Isles of Shoals in Lore and Legend

By: "Rutledge, Lyman V."

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Boston, MA", Star Island Corporation: 1971

Edition: "(2nd edition, 1st paperback)"

Seller ID: 4-7T009

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, square. Light rubbing to covers. 210 indexed pages, illustrated with map of the islands and photos of buildings and families. A 350 year history of the islands, off the coast of New Hampshire and Maine, told in a collection of essays." View more info

The Last Battle

By: "Ryan, Cornelius"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Pocket Books:

Seller ID: 9780671541163

ISBN: 0671541161

Condition: GOOD


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A History of the Jews. From the Babylonian Exile to the Establishment of Israel

By: "Sachar, Abram Leon"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf:

Seller ID: B000HJJZ78

ISBN: B000HJJZ78

Condition: GOOD


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Piloto de Guerra

By: "Saint-Exupery, Antoine de (Ruy Belo, trans. )"

Price: $22.95

Publisher: "Lisboa, Portugal;", Editorial Aster: 1962

Edition: (Sexta Edicao)

Seller ID: 9-9T005

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight , bright, clean, tilted spine. Chipping along cover edges and light scratches. French flaps on covers. Text in Portuguese: ""um livro de memórias do escritor francês Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Escrito em 1942, ele narra suas experiências no Armée de l'air (Força Aérea Francesa) como piloto de uma aeronave de reconhecimento durante a batalha da França em 1940"".""a memoir by the French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry . Written in 1942, he narrates his experiences in the Armée de l'air (French Air Force) as a pilot of a reconnaissance aircraft durin... View more info

A Tribute to John F. Kennedy

By: "Salinger, Pierre With Sander Vanocur. (editors) "

Price: $10.94

Publisher: NY, Dell/Laurel (# 9100: 1965

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 48P116

Condition: FINE


"""Includes tributes from newspapers and magazine, radio and television broadcasts, distinguished US citizens and foreign leaders, and from letters written to the Kennedy family."" Appears unopened. Faint yellowing and soiling of years on shelf.." View more info

900 Days (Original Title: The Siege of Leningrad)

By: "Salisbury, Harrison E."

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "London, UK", Pan: 1971

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 02T045

ISBN: 0330027557

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, yellowed pages, faint curl. Rubbed edges and corners, tiny corner bump, a few bubbles in spine lamination and crease on back cover. ""From September 1941, to January 1944, the people of Leningrad defied three German armies and their allies 'Generals Hunger, Cold and Terror', losing almost half their numbers from bombs and shells, in hand-to-hand fighting, from starvation and disease..."" 760 indexed pages with photo inserts, 7.75x5"" (19x13cm)." View more info

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"The Empress, The Queen, and the Nun: Women and Power at the Court of Philip III of Spain"

By: "Sanchez, Magdalena S."

Price: $32.95

Publisher: "Baltimore,MD", Johns Hopkins University Press: 1998

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 6-DH005

ISBN: 0801857910

Condition: FINE


"As new except for date stamp on first free page. Dust jacket has tan background. ""An intriguing examination of the political power wielded by…3 women..in the court of Philip III of Spain - Empress Maria (grandmother), Margaret of Austria (wife) and Margaret of the Cross (aunt)…(who) worked behind the scenes to win favor for the court of the Austrian Hapsburgs...""" View more info

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The Yard: Building a Destroyer at the Bath Iron Works

By: "Sanders, Michael S."

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060929633

ISBN: 0060929634

Condition: GOOD


For a century, the Bath Iron Works has been building some of the finest, dealiest ships in the U.S. Navy. But now the Maine shipyard is facing mounting competition and a pressing need to modernize, especially in the way it launches ships. No more will the great gray leviathans roar down the "ways" -- the traditional inclined ramp -- into the Kennebec River; this ancient technology will give way to the modern dry dock."The Yard" captures this moment of change and the end of an era, as old ways give way to new, through the eyes of the workers as they build and launch a U.S. Navy destroyer. From ... View more info

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The Winter of That Country: Tales of the Man Made Seasons

By: "Sanford, John (Julian Shapiro writing as)"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Santa Barbara, CA", Black Sparrow Press: 1994

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 01H005

ISBN: 0876856148

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for light age soil to exterior and sticker shadow on front cover. Short contemplations of moments and people in American life from its beginning to the present which will make you stop and think. ""critical commentaries on national life..creative interpretations of the Land of the Free…stripped down to its historical content…"" 349 pages." View more info

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God in the Foxhole

By: "Sasser, Charles W."

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pocket Star:

Seller ID: 9781439171271

ISBN: 1439171270

Condition: GOOD


"God in the Foxhole"A stunning collection of true personal accounts from generations of American soldiers whose faith, in the words of renowned combat journalist and former Green Beret Charles W. Sasser, "has been born, reborn, tested, sustained, verified, or transformed under fire."From the battlefields of the American Revolution through World Wars I and II, from Korea and Vietnam to the front lines in Iraq and Afghanistan, here is an immensely moving gathering of war stories like no other--dramatic tales of spirituality, conversion, and miracles: "The angelic vision that br... View more info

Unorthodox Strategies for the Everyday Warrior: Ancient Wisdom for the Modern Competitor

By: "Sawyer, Ralph D. (trans. & commentary)"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: "Boulder, CO", Westview Press: 1996

Seller ID: 6-NH003

ISBN: 0813328608

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for slight softening of spine ends with sticker shadow and date on first free page. . Crisp, clean, un-clipped dust jacket. ""a handbook of tactics based on the ancient Chinese military classics…a compendium of Oriental strategy ideally suited to today's needs...one hundred tactical principles...concisely stated and clearly illustrated...""" View more info

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The Code of Kings: The Language of Seven Sacred Maya Temples and Tombs

By: "Schele, Linda, Mathews, Peter, Everton, Macduff"

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Scribner:

Seller ID: 9780684852096

ISBN: 0684852098

Condition: GOOD


This unique and extraordinary guide to seven major sites of Maya civilization highlights the pioneering work of two great scholars of ancient America. For readers at every level -- from the casual tourist to the serious student -- "The Code of Kings" relies on Linda Schele and Peter Mathews's revolutionary work in the decipherment of the hieroglyphs that cover the surfaces of Maya ruins to give us a far clearer picture of Maya culture than we have ever had. Richly illustrated with line art and the incomparable photography of Justin Kerr and Macduff Everton, "The Code of Kings" is a landma... View more info

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Cleopatra: A Life

By: "Schiff, Stacy"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books:

Seller ID: 9780316001946

ISBN: 0316001945

Condition: GOOD


Her palace shimmered with onyx and gold but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator. She was married twice, each time to a brother. She waged a brutal civil war against the first and poisoned the second; incest and assassination were family specialties. She had children by Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, two of the most prominent Romans of the day. With Antony she would attempt to forge a new empire, in an alliance that spelled both their ends. Famous long before she was notorious, Cleopatra has gone down i... View more info

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Karl Brandt: The Nazi Doctor - Medicine and Power in the Third Reich

By: "Schmidt, Ulf"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "London, UK", Hambledon Continuum: 2007

Seller ID: 6-0H013

ISBN: 1847252060

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Light wear to cover corners, sticker remnant, faint stain on exterior page edges of index. Highlighting on the following text only ""In the autumn of 1939, Karl Brandt and Philipp Bouhler, head of the Chancellery of the Fuhrer...were personally entrusted by Hitler to organize and implement the 'euthanasia' programme...Post-war testimony agrees that around 1939, a severely handicapped infant served as a pretext for Hitler to initiate the programme to kill the mentally and physically handicapped, a policy Hitler had wanted to implement since he had b... View more info

"The American Historical Review, Volume 112, Number 2: April 2007"

By: "Schneider, Robert A. (Ed.)"

Price: $22.95

Publisher: "Washington, DC", American Historical Association: 2007

Seller ID: 80Y016

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Contains: ""The Foreign Policy of the Calorie, Nick Cullather: ""Status Without Rights: African Americans and the Tangled History of Law and Governance in the Nineteenth Century U.S. South""- Laura Edwards, ""The Filthy American twang: Elocution, the Advent of American Talkies, and Australian Cultural Identity""- Joy Damousi, ""Western Masculinities in War and Peace""- Robert Nye, ""Wither Family History? A Road Map from Latin America""- Nara Malanich. Plus numerous reviews of academic books. Indexed." View more info

Soldiers of the Night

By: "Schoenbrun, David"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Plume:

Seller ID: 9780452006126

ISBN: 0452006120

Condition: GOOD


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Sweden: The Nation's History

By: "Scott, Franklin D. "

Price: $21.95

Publisher: "Minneapolis, MN", University of Minnesota Press: 1977

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 7-7H015

ISBN: 0816608040

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Book - As new except for faintest age soil to exterior page edges. Dust jacket is present and intact but has faded spine, rubbed and creased edges and several small rips along edges that have been stabilized on the inside with clear tape." View more info

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Robert the Bruce: King of Scots

By: "Scott, Ronald McNair"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Westview Press:

Seller ID: 9780786703296

ISBN: 0786703296

Condition: GOOD


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