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Washington Trust: Two Hundred Years Along the Pawcatuck

By: "Chalk, Sandra Kersten "

Price: $39.95

Publisher: RI, The Washington Trust Company: 2000

Edition: (Washington Trust edition)

Seller ID: 8-9H004

Condition: VERY GOOD


"As new. No dust jacket (probably as issued). Navy blue cloth binding with gilt lettering on front and spine. Clean and free of markings. Solid binding. 150 pages. 9.25X7.75X0.75"" History of the Washington Trust Company (bank) operating in Westerly Rhode Island (Westerly originally known as Pawcatuck Bridge). Covers history of bank from founding in 1800 up to the year 2000. Illustrated with photos, illustrations, and reproductions of historical documents." View more info

Hellbent for Glory

By: "Chamberlain, William"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, Paperback Library #53-826: 1965

Seller ID: 7-1P003

Condition: GOOD


"READING COPY Tight, clean but slightly age tanned pages, light creasing and rubbing to covers, square. Owners name inside front cover, and marking on bottom exterior page edges. Original title: Combat Stories of World War II and Korea." View more info

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Civil War Women: Their Roles and Legacies

By: "Chambers, Patrisha"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: AuthorHouse:

Seller ID: 9781420830712

ISBN: 1420830716

Condition: GOOD


It is a work of nonfiction written to document and illuminate the achievements and struggles of the women of the Civil War period. It is my attempt to dispel the Scarlet O'Hara myth of feminine delicacy and incapability. The story chronicles the trials, tribulations and solutions designed by women in both the North and the South. It characterizes the prewar years and the changes in the women''s world postwar. Parallels are drawn between what was happening in the invaded south and other areas of the country. The Civil War drove women from their traditional roles of protected and dependent into ... View more info

"An Issue of Collections, Historic Nantucket, Spring 1991, Volume 39 No.1"

By: "Chase & Ucci (Ed., Diane Ucci)"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Nantucket, MA", Nantucket Historical Association: 1991

Seller ID: 8-NY008

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square but cover has 1 light crease. Address sticker on back cover, 8.5x11x.25"" (21.5x28x.5cm)16 illustrated pages. ""Wartime Whaling in East Indian Seas"", ""Future Directions - The NHA Museum Support Center"". " View more info

Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922-1946

By: "Chesneau, Robert (ed)"

Price: $153.95

Publisher: "NY, NY", Mayflower Books: 1980

Edition: 1st American edition

Seller ID: 7-1Y004

ISBN: 0831703032

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, bright, and clean with slight tilt to spine. Unclipped dust jacket has rubbed edges and a small 1"" tear on bottom edge(repaired with clear tape). All warships built between the Washington Treaty and the end of wartime construction programs. Organized by country with an introduction on political and technical developments and a statement of fleet strength in 1922 followed by ships divided by type and class. Includes tabular data and design history with photo and/or drawing for each class. 456 indexed, illustrated pages. 8.75x12.5x1.5""" View more info

The rape of Nanking

By: "Chnag, Iris"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London UK, Penguin / Basic Books: 1998

Seller ID: 8-5T001

ISBN: 0141007885

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""the forgotten story of one of history's most brutal massacres…(told from) 3 perspectives: that of the Japanese soldiers; that of the Chinese; and that of a group of Westerners who refused to abandon the city and created a safety zone..."" 290 indexed, annotated pages." View more info

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Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance (American Empire Project)

By: "Chomsky, Noam"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780805076882

ISBN: 0805076883

Condition: GOOD


"Reading Chomsky today is sobering and instructive . . . He is a global phenomenon . . . perhaps the most widely read voice on foreign policy on the planet." -"The New York Times Book Review" An immediate national bestseller, "Hegemony or Survival" demonstrates how, for more than half a century the United States has been pursuing a grand imperial strategy with the aim of staking out the globe. Our leaders have shown themselves willing-as in the Cuban missile crisis-to follow the dream of dominance no matter how high the risks. World-renowned intellectual Noam Chomsky investigates how we ca... View more info

Colonial Histories New York

By: "Christensen, Gardell Dano (Louis Leonard Tucker, foreword)"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Nashville, TN", Thomas Nelson Inc.: 1969

Seller ID: 7-6X001

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Book as new except for owner's bookplate inside front cover and faintest age soil to top exterior page edges. Dust jacket is present but age soiled with rips (stabilized with clear tape on inside) and creases along top and bottom edges. From Hudson's trip upriver, through New Netherland, the French and Indian Wars and the Albany Plan of Union through the war for Independence. 160 indexed, illustrated pages, including Bibliography and list of historic sites (with current address). Appropriate for older children as well as adults." View more info

Selections from the History of the Rebellion & The Life By Himself

By: "Clarendon (G. Huehns, ed.) (Hugh Trevor-Roper, intro.)"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1978

Seller ID: 6-5T015

ISBN: 0192850792

Condition: FINE


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Faintest shelfwear. ""In 1646 King Charles I (England) asked his friend Edward Hyde, later Earl of Clarendon, to write a true history of the revolt...selections from the History..extracts from his autobiography…form a narrative account of the period from 1640-1667.."" 492 indexed pages." View more info

Connecticut State Register and Manual 1900

By: "Clark, Huber (Secretary of the State)"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Hartford, CT", State of Connecticut: 1900

Seller ID: 3DT010

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, light age tanning of pages, clean, square. Spine has softened edges with rubbing at bottom and light shipping at top. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering. Owner's name stamp, inside front cover, is of Danbury, CT attorney of the time. Includes state constitution, lists of town population, government officials for each town, Chairman & Vice-Chairman of Republican & Democratic Town Committees in each town, origins of names of CT towns, and all kinds of facts and figures for 1900. 555 pages" View more info

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Anzio: Italy and the Battle for Rome - 1944

By: "Clark, Lloyd"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Grove Press:

Seller ID: 9780802143266

ISBN: 0802143261

Condition: very good


The Allied attack of Normandy beach has been immortalized in film and literature, but it was the Allied campaign on the beaches of Western Italy, at Anzio, that reigns as the bloodiest battle in the Second World War's western theater. One of the world's leading military historians, Lloyd Clark, delivers a gripping narrative and fresh interpretation of this remarkable but overshadowed battle. About six months before D-Day, in January 1944, a united force of 36,000 soldiers launched one of the first attacks on continental Europe at Anzio, a small coastal city thirty miles south of Rome. But the ... View more info

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Japanese Art of War

By: "Cleary, Thomas"

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Shambhala:

Seller ID: 9780877736530

ISBN: 0877736537

Condition: GOOD


Military rule and the martial tradition of the samurai have dominated Japanese culture for centuries, virtually to the present day. According to Thomas Cleary--translator of more than twenty-five classics of Asian philosophy--the Japanese people have been so steeped in the way of the warrior that some of the manners and mentality of this outlook remain embedded in their individual and collective consciousness. Cleary shows how well-known attributes such as the reserve and mystery of formal Japanese behavior are deeply rooted in the ancient strategies of the traditional arts of war. Citing orig... View more info

"Paysages Africains: Tchad, Tibesti, Fezzan, Borkou"

By: "Clot, Rene-Jean"

Price: $50.95

Publisher: France, Pierre Tisne: 1945

Edition: "(Limited, 1st edition)"

Seller ID: 67X010

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"#228 of 1720 copies. Protective glassine cover shows signs of wear around edges. Slight age soil and yellowing to protective cover and rough cut page edges. Interior on high quality art papers. Map of ""La Colonne Du Tchad"" plus 68 drawings (charcoal, ink and sepia) and water color prints tipped in) by the official painter of the Leclerc column (Philippe de Hauteclocque) - WWII North African campaign from the French Fort Lamy in Chad (December, 1942) to joining Montgomery's 8th army in January 1943 in Tripoli. Text in French. ""Les dessins et tableaux de Rene-... View more info

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Breaking the Maya Code

By: "Coe, Michael D."

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson:

Seller ID: 9780500277218

ISBN: 0500277214

Condition: very good


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la grande clarte du moyen age

By: "Cohen, Gustave"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: France, idees nrf/Gallimard: 1967

Seller ID: 82P027

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new, appears unread, but had a 3/4"" tear on end of spine hinge and age yellowing of pages. Text in French. ""une histoire de la sensibilite medievale.""" View more info

King Coal: A Pictorial Heritage of West Virginia Coal Mining

By: "Cohen, Stan"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "Charlesotn, WV", Pictorial Histories Publishing: 1985

Edition: (3rd printing)

Seller ID: 10Y004

ISBN: 0933126530

Condition: VERY GOOD+


As new except for bumped corners. From the geology through the history and politics of West Virginia's coal mining areas clearly defining the importance of the industry. 146 pages of vintage photos with identifying information. View more info

The Indians of the Fueguino Archipelago

By: "Coiazzi, Antonio"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Punta Arenas, Chile", Editorial Ateli: 1999

Seller ID: 6-9Y016

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for a corner crease on the front cover, 2 creased page corners and a single library stamp on the title page. ""A classic of the ethnography of Tierra del Fuego by a priest who visited in 1910, made observations and evaluated and organized them with those of the Salesians and from the museum of Valsalice. Includes contemporary photos." View more info

White Society in the Antebellum South (Studies in Modern History)

By: "Collins, Bruce"

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Longman: 1985

Seller ID: 39T014

ISBN: 0582491940

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, faint tanning to exterior page edges only, clean, tiny curl to back cover corner. 216 indexed, annotated pages with maps. ""a fresh perspective to re-examine white society in the American south before the Civil War…a broadly based and argued explanation of the emergence of a Southern identity from a loosely structured, often contrasting and lightly governed society...""" View more info

The Log of Christopher Columbus: His own account of the voyage that changed the world

By: "Columbus, Christopher (Robert H. Fuson, trans.)"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: McGraw-Hill / TAB: 1992

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 4-NX001

ISBN: 0877423164

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for tiniest crease on bottom corner of back cover. ""In this new translation of Columbus' log of discovery, Robert Fuson is able to create a readable, accurate and deeply moving translation of Columbus' original log. A book for everyone: sailors, history buffs and students. Includes authentic charts and notes. 115 illustrations.""" View more info

"""Uncle Dick"" Wooton: The Pioneer Frontiersman of the Rocky Mountain Region (Classics of the Old West)"

By: "Conard, Howard L."

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Alexandria, VA", Time Life Books: 1980

Seller ID: 29H003

ISBN: 0809439522

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for slight tilt. Reprinted from 1890 W.E. Dibble edition. Embossed leather binding, gilt lettering and page edges, attached ribbon book mark, and marbleized endpapers. Includes original publisher inserts. No dust jacket, as issued. A man always on the move, successful in multiple business endeavors, who lived a life full of adventure in the American West, tells of his adventures and gives advice on how to survive and thrive while winning the West." View more info