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"""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

"Combat: Pacific Theater, World War II"

By: "Congdon, Don (Editor) "

Price: $8.10

Publisher: NY, Dell (#1395): 1959

Edition: (later printing)

Seller ID: 48P154

Condition: NEAR FINE


"""From the bombing of Pearl Harbor to the destruction of the Japanese fleet in Leyte Gulf - here is the island war, unforgettably recorded by the men who fought it."" Chip at top of spine. No other marks or creases." View more info

Napoleon's Satellite Kingdoms

By: "Connelly, Owen (Harold T. Parker, Foreword)"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: NY, The Free Press: 1969

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 7-4T013

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, clean interior but light age soil to exterior, tilted spine. Owner's name inside front cover but no other markings. Light chipping to cover edges. 398 indexed, annotated pages including bibliography. ""the first history of the Napoleonic empire to focus primarily on the kingdoms in Naples, Italy, Holland, Spain, and Westphalia that were created by Napoleon and ruled by embers of his family...development of all 5 kingdoms from their establishment to their dissolution...""" View more info

Michael Collins: The Man Who Made Ireland

By: "Coogan, Tim Pat"

Price: $8.45

Publisher: Roberts Rinehart Publishers:

Seller ID: 9781570980756

ISBN: 1570980756

Condition: GOOD


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"Eleanor Roosevelt, Vol. 1: 1884-1933"

By: "Cook, Blanche Wiesen"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin:

Seller ID: 9780140094602

ISBN: 0140094601

Condition: very good


Eleanor Roosevelt was born into the privileges and prejudices of American aristocracy and into a family ravaged by alcoholism. She overcame debilitating roots: in her public life, fighting against racism and injustice and advancing the rights of women; and in her private life, forming lasting intimate friendships with some of the great men and women of her times. This landmark biography provides a compelling new evaluation of one of the most inspiring women in American political history. Celebrated by feminists, historians, politicians, and reviewers everywhere, it presents an unprecede... View more info

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"Eleanor Roosevelt : Volume 2 , The Defining Years, 1933-1938"

By: "Cook, Blanche Wiesen"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780140178944

ISBN: 0140178945

Condition: very good


Historians, politicians, feminists, critics, and reviewers everywhere have praised Blanche Wiesen Cook's monumental Eleanor Roosevelt as the definitive portrait of this towering female figure of the twentieth century. Now in her long-awaited, majestic second volume, Cook takes readers through the tumultuous era of the Great Depression, the New Deal, and the gathering storms of World War II, the years of the Roosevelts' greatest challenges and finest achievements. In her remarkably engaging narrative, Cook gives us the complete Eleanor Roosevelt-- an adventurous, romantic woman, a devoted wife ... View more info

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"Jefferson Davis, American"

By: "Cooper, William"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780375725425

ISBN: 0375725423

Condition: GOOD


From a distinguished historian of the America South comes this thoroughly human portrait of the complex man at the center of our nation's most epic struggle. Jefferson Davis initially did not wish to leave the Union-as the son of a veteran of the American Revolution and as a soldier and senator, he considered himself a patriot. William J. Cooper shows us how Davis' initial reluctance turned into absolute commitment to the Confederacy. He provides a thorough account of Davis' life, both as the Confederate President and in the years before and after the war. Elegantly written and impeccably ... View more info

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"Seafaring Women: Adventures of Pirate Queens, Female Stowaways, and Sailors' Wives"

By: "Cordingly, David"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780375758720

ISBN: 0375758720

Condition: very good


For centuries, the sea has been regarded as a male domain, but in this illuminating historical narrative, maritime scholar David Cordingly shows that an astonishing number of women went to sea in the great age of sail. Some traveled as the wives or mistresses of captains; others were smuggled aboard by officers or seamen. And Cordingly has unearthed stories of a number of young women who dressed in men's clothes and worked alongside sailors for months, sometimes years, without ever revealing their gender. His tremendous research shows that there was indeed a thriving female population-- from p... View more info

Nantucket Historical Association Annual Report

By: "Corkran & Beale (Douglas K. Burch, Ed.)"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Nantucket, MA", Nantucket Historical Association: 1994

Seller ID: 8-NY017

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Address sticker on back cover, 8.5x11x.25"" (21.5x28x.5cm). 24 pages including Departmental Reports, Committee Report and Financial Report including donor's list." View more info

"Brattleboro Hospital: ""with interest"" Volume IV December, 1926 Number 5"

By: "Crane, Charles E. (ed.)"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Brattleboro, VT", Vermont-Peoples National Bank: 1926

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 4-OM001

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Two small chips on front cover, rubbing to stapled edged, tiny brackets on a name in the list of Nursing Staff and the First class of nurses. 32 page, staple-bound with 22 illustrations, including labeled photos of the Corporators, The Active Medical and Surgical Staff, the Hospital Nursing Staff, the Hospital Student Nurses, and the First Class of Nurses (Graduating 1908). 4.5x6"" (15.3x11.3cm)" View more info

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The Battle of Leyte Gulf: 23-26 October 1944 (Bluejacket Books)

By: "Cutler, Thomas J."

Price: $11.45

Publisher: US Naval Institute Press:

Seller ID: 9781557502438

ISBN: 1557502439

Condition: GOOD


The last great naval battle of World War II, Leyte Gulf also is remembered as the biggest naval battle ever fought anywhere, and this book has been called the best account of it ever written. First published in hardcover on the battle's fiftieth anniversary in 1994 and drawing on materials not previously available, it blends history with human drama to give a real sense of what happened -- despite the mammoth scope of the battle. Every facet of naval warfare was involved in the struggle that engaged some two hundred thousand men and 282 American, Japanese, and Australian ships over more than a... View more info

Geisha

By: "Dalby, Liza"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: University of California Press:

Seller ID: 9780520204959

ISBN: 0520204956

Condition: very good


In this classic best-seller, Liza Dalby, the only non-Japanese ever to have trained as a geisha, offers an insider's look at the exclusive world of female companions to the Japanese male elite. Her new preface considers the geisha today as a vestige of tradition as Japan heads into the 21st century. View more info

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"An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963"

By: "Dallek, Robert"

Price: $15.00

Publisher: "Little, Brown and Company":

Seller ID: 9780316172387

ISBN: 0316172383

Condition: very good


An Unfinished Life is the first major, single-volume life of John F. Kennedy to be written by a historian in nearly four decades. View more info

Can Africa Survive? Arguments Against Growth Without Development

By: "Davidson, Basil"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Boston, MA", "Atlantic Monthly Press / Little, Brown and Company": 1974

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-7T015

ISBN: 0316174343

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean and square, but has 6 pages with underlining and 1 margin note. In 1974 when more than half of the population of Africa was under 25, Davenport predicted ""a revolution, similar to the West's Industrial Revolution, that will (sic) bridge the current impasse between Africa's growth and its development, and, at the same time, put an end to foreign economic rule..."" 207 indexed, annotated pages" View more info

Marine at War

By: "Davis, Russell"

Price: $1.95

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553271171

ISBN: 0553271172

Condition: GOOD


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The Orphan Brigade: The Kentucky Confederates Who Couldn't Go Home

By: "Davis, William C"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Doubleday & Company:

Seller ID: 9780385148931

ISBN: 0385148933

Condition: GOOD


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Shoal of Time: A History of the Hawaiian Islands

By: "Daws, Gavan"

Price: $16.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press:

Seller ID: 9780824803247

ISBN: 0824803248

Condition: very good


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Modern Oxford: A history of the city from 1771

By: "Day, C.J."

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Oxford, UK", Oxfordshire County Libraries: 1983

Seller ID: 7-3Y006

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, light soil to exterior, clean interior. Small spot on edge of back cover and a few page edges. 8-1/4x11-1/2"". Reprint of material originally published in 1979 for the University of London Institute of Historical Research. Illustrated with a map and 9 black and white photos." View more info

"Smith College Studies in History (Vol. XXXIII - 1948): Arms Makers of the Connecticut Valley - A Regional Study of the economic Development of the Small Arms Industry, 1798-1870"

By: "Dayrup, Felicia Johnson"

Price: $139.95

Publisher: "Northampton, MA", Smith College: 1948

Seller ID: 89H001

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, yellowed, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, square. Edges of tan soft paper cover have folded causing a 1/4"" rip at bottom of spine hinge. 289 pages. Doctoral Thesis with narratives, data lists and bibliography on New England arms manufacturers. ""This study was made during World War II and as a result certain papers, most notably the Colt Collection at the CHS, were closed. Thus the work cannot be considered definitive. Nevertheless, it is a first-class scholarly study, with full apparatus. It includes numerous charts and graphs of the economics of arms... View more info

The Boundaries of Chile in Atacama Settled by History

By: "De La Rosa, Manual Gonzales"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Forgotten Books: 2012

Seller ID: 6-0T001

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Reprint translated from de ""Revista Peruan"" published in 1879. 36 pages." View more info