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1 Abrahamsen, Samuel Norway's Response to the Holocaust : A Historical Perspective
N. Y. : Holocaust Library; 1991 0896041166 / 9780896041165 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
207 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Blue boards, index, bibliography, footnotes, 22 b/w photos and facsimile documents, some with Norwegian, German or Hebrew text, with English captions. ; Copyright 1987, formerly titled The Holocaust in Norway. This edition 1991, new title Norway's Response to the Holocaust. Same book, same author, same isbn, different title only. Isbn 0896041166.; Owner name (noted psychiatrist, professor and author Gerald J. Sarwer-Foner, MD) penned on front endpaper. Otherwise only light wear to book. Jacket has several small closed tears along top edge, rear panel has two small stickers from US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC. Quite scarce. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Alden, John D. American Steel Navy, the : (Signed) a Photographic History of the U. S. Navy from the Introduction of the Steel Hull in 1883 to the Cruise of the Great White Fleet, 1907-1909
Annapolis, Md: Naval Institute Press; 1989 0870216813 / 9780870216817 Revised Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
395 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Large hardcover, red cloth, silver lettering, battleship-gray endpapers, metallic silver pictorial jacket, 50 b/w diagrams of warships (by class) with specs, 5 appendixes, index, bibliography, nearly 350 superb high-quality b/w historical photos with detailed captions. Title page SIGNED by author John D. Alden. ; Isbn on title page 0870216813. Isbn on jacket 0870212486. Copyright 1972. This is revised edition, 1989. Written by John D. Alden, commander, US Navy, retired. Photo research by Ed Holm. Warship profiles by Arthur D. Baker III. Foreword by Neville T. Kirk. New preface by Stephen S. Roberts. ; Book shows no defects apart from note on half title signed by Navy Seal Bill Huey. Jacket is clean and intact with minor rubbing and edgewear. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Alleman, Tillie Pierce, with William A. Frassanito At Gettysburg, Or, What a Girl Saw and Heard of the Battle : A True Narrative
Gettysburg, Pa: Stan Clark Military Books; 1994 1879664208 / 9781879664203 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
118 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Black cloth, [vii] + 118 pages, 5 b/w illustrations including 3 small maps. ; Originally published by W. Lake Borland in 1889. This is a facsimile reprint, 1994, published by Stan Clark Military Books in conjuntion with Butternut & Blue, with new introduction by William A. Frassanito. ; Eyewitness to much of the three-day battle, fifteen-year-old Tillie Pierce Alleman recorded her experiences 25 years later with remarkable accuracy. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. Boards are slightly bowed. No jacket. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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4 Altobello, Peter David Lakers : Ghost Ships of the Great Lakes
Montreal, Quebec: Eden Press; 1988 1550450026 / 9781550450026 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
128 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, brown textured boards, 128 pages, 3 photos and 64 excellent detailed pencil drawings by author. ; Author worked many years as a deckhand in Great Lakes shipping. These drawings and sketches are interior views (and some exteriors) of giant Great Lakes freighters that have since been scrapped. Drawings show engine rooms, crew's halls, observation rooms, dining rooms, owner's staterooms, crew's cabins, cargo holds, etc. ; No defects to book. Jacket clipped, with light edgwewear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Arbuckle, J. Graeme Badges of the Canadian Navy
Halifax, Nova Scotia: Nimbus Publishing; 1987 0920852491 / 9780920852491 Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
203 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Blue boards, glossary of heraldic terms, badges of 150+ Canadian naval vessels, plus 19 naval air squadrons and 19 shore establishments, shown in full color filling a half page each, with blazon, and brief history of each ship. Glossy throughout. ; No defects. Quite scarce. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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6 Bailey, Olivia We'll Meet Again : Songs and Music That Inspired Courage During Wartime, Book and CD
London: Caxton Editions; 2002 1840674695 / 9781840674699 Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket 
128 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Hardcover book, green pictorial covers, 128 glossy pages, index, tons of b/w and color photos, lyrics to all the songs. Included in rear pocked is CD with 20 songs, as issued with book. ; Not a songbook. Popular songs of the World War 2 era, from the US and Britain. ; No defects to book. Jacket wrinkled, with closed tear to crown, but all readable. CD is perfect and untouched in unopened pocket. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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7 Binford, Leigh El Mozote Massacre, the : Anthropology and Human Rights
Tucson, Ariz: University of Arizona Press; 1996 0816516626 / 9780816516629 Softcover Very Good 
263 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; White and black softcover, [xx] + 263 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, chronology, 6 tables, 2 small maps, 14 b/w photos and diagrams *with captions. ; Front cover blurb: 'A compelling story for everyone concerned with the lives of Third World peoples'. Gives the horrifying details ot the 1981 slaughter of more than 1 000 civilians in El Salvador by military thugs backed by US government. ; Very light wear, however, 26 pages have highlighting. Faint crease to spine otherwise binding tight. ; Hegemony and Experience Series 
Price: 7.00 USD
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8 Blaxland, Gregory Buffs, the : Osprey Men at Arms Series
Reading, England: Osprey Publishing; 1972 0850450640 / 9780850450644 Softcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Michael Youens 
48 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Stiff white covers, tons of b/w photos and illustrations, 24 military men illustrated in full color. ; Copyright 1972. This edition 1972. Historical info for military enthusiasts, model makers, etc, on the Buffs, or the Holland Regiment, an English regiment raised in 1572, still in action in World War 2. ; Covers lightly sunned. No other flaws. ; Men-At-Arms Series 
Price: 5.00 USD
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9 Bolkosky, Sidney M. Harmony and Dissonance : Voices of Jewish Identity in Detroit, 1914-1967
Detroit: Wayne State University Press; 1991 0814319335 / 9780814319338 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
543 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Hardcover, black and brown cloth, gold spine lettering, tan speckled endpapers, 3 appendixes, index, endnotes, over 150 high-quality b/w photos and small maps, with captions. Glossy throughout. ; No defects to book or jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Bowles, James Gods, Gemini and the Great Pyramid, The
Grass Lake, Mich: Gemini Books; 1998 0966637119 / 9780966637113 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
270 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Tall softcover, index, endnotes, 5 appendixes, 10 tables, 12 b/w photos, over 100 b/w line diagrams and illustrations. ; Author states that in his research he (with others) has 'solved the mechanics of the ice ages, the mountain ranges, the history of the continents, and discovered in terrestrial monuments, sculptured landscape figures, and the constellations of the zodiac, a chronicle so rich that it challenged our imagination.' Additional topics inlcude: Pyramids. Ancient gods and symbols. Ice ages. Shifting of magnetic poles. Earthquakes and natural catastrophes. More. ; Last 23 leaves have small spots to fore-edge, not affecting text. Otherwise book shows hardly any wear. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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11 Busquets, Camil Minehunters, Patrol Boats and Logistics
Barcelona: Lema Editions; 1999 8495323141 / 9788495323149 Softcover Very Good+ 
96 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall softcover, 96 pages, about 200 full-color photos with detailed captions. ; Translated by Mike Roberts. Topics include: Minesweepers. Mine warfare vessels. Missile patrol vessels. Remote operated vehicles. Offshore patrol vessels. Amphibious vessels. Logistic and auxiliary ships. More. Includes naval ships from all over the world. ; Minor edgewear only. No marks. ; Armament and Technology Series; Vol. 3 
Price: 8.00 USD
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12 Capps, Anita Armstrong See Rock City Barns : (Signed) a Tennessee Tradition, Vignettes of Southern Farm Life Captured in Detailed Watercolors and Poignant Prose
Tennessee: Anita Armstrong Capps; 1997 0965481506 / 9780965481502 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
112 pages; Oblong 8vo (9") 23 cm; Oblong hardcover, dark red cloth, red boards, b/w endpaper map, text in 2 columns, numerous historical b/w photos, 37 stunning full-color illustrations reproduced from 'luminous, sharp focus watercolors'. Reverse of front free endpaper dated August 24, 1997 and SIGNED by author-artist in large hand. ; Popular all over the American South, these old barns were, beginning in the 1930s, painted with the slogan 'See Rock City' in an effort to lure tourists to the famous rock gardens at Lookout Mountain, Georgia. This book focuses on Rock City barns in Tennessee. ; Jacket has one extremely tiny edge chip. No other defects. ; Laid in: half-page leaflet about Anita Capps with b/w photo and list of exhibitions. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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13 Carter, Earl W. Sr. (Rev) No Apology Necessary : (Signed) How Hidden Prophecies in the Old Testament Foretold the Tragedy of Slavery and Give the Answers to Racial Tension in America
Lake Mary, Fla: Charisma House/Strang Communications Company; 2003 0884194558 / 9780884194552 Seventh Printing Softcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
137 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, [xviii] + 137 + 5 pages, endnotes. Title page inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Copyright 1997. This is 7th printing, 2003. Foreword by Carlton Pearson. From blub: 'Rev. Carter exposes the truth about race relations and shares a biblical truth so clear and simple that you'll be amazed you didn't see it for yourself.' ; A touch of edgewear. Former owner, a minister, marked his initials on top, bottom, and fore-edge in ballpoint. No other marks except for autograph. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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14 Castle, Beatrice Hanscom Grand Island Story, The, 1e : 1st Edition, 1974
Marquette, Mich: John M. Longyear Research Library; 1974 0938746014 / 9780938746010 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo (9") 23cm; Hardcover, tan buckram cloth, gold lettering, 110 pages, index, footnotes, 4 small maps, 97 b/w photos and illustrations, most from historical sources, with captions. ; 1st edition (1st printing) stated, 1974. Edited by James L. Carter. Preface by John D. Voelker. Epilogue by H. Stuart Harrison. ; No marks or defects to book. Jacket has small chips to upper edge not affecting any text. (Amazonbuyers please note: Their page says 1974, which is correct, but their image shows a later edition. Our unit has pale blue and green map of Grand Island on jacket front) 
Price: 23.00 USD
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15 Chaliand, Gerard, and Jean-Pierre Rageau Penguin Atlas of Diasporas, The
N. Y. : Penguin Books; 1997 0140178147 / 9780140178142 Softcover Good+ Illustrated by Catherine Petit 
182 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; [xxi] + 182 pages, sidenotes, numerous lists and tables, dozens of b/w photos and illustrations of cultural markers and symbols, tons of full-color maps with captions. ; Maps by Catherine Petit. Translated by A. M. Berrett. Contents: Jewish, Armenian, Gypsy, Black, chinese, Indian, Irish, Greek, Lebanese, Palestinian, Vietnamese and Korean diasporas; Covers slightly discolored and coating separating. A few leaves show discoloration to edges, not affecting text. Interior clean, binding tight. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Cohen, Irwin J. Echoes of Detroit's Jewish Communities : A History (Signed)
Laingsburg, Mich: Boreal Press; 2003 0967757010 / 9780967757018 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, gray pictorial covers, [iv] + 346 pages, index, main text in 2 columns, 400 b/w photos with captions. Title page inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Co-published by Boreal Press and City Vision Publishing. Comprehensive history of Jews in Detroit from 1760 to present, with special emphasis on Jewish neighborhoods, synagogues, charitable institutions and successful businesses. ; Slight waviness to lower margin throughout. Owner name penned inside front cover. Otherwise appears unused. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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17 Davis, Michael W. R., and James K. Wagner Ford Dynasty : A Photographic History, Images of Motoring Series
Charleston, S. C. : Arcadia Publishing; 2002 073852039X / 9780738520391 Softcover Very Good+ 
128 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Softcover, tan pictorial covers, 128 pages, bibliography, over 200 high-quality historical b/w photos with detailed captions, many never before published. Glossy throughout. ; Pictorial history of the Henry Ford family and Ford Motor Company. Authors worked for Ford for a total of 63 combined years. ; Gift notes penned on half title. No other defects. ; Images of Motoring Series 
Price: 6.00 USD
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18 Fauset, Arthur Huff For Freedom : A Biographical Story of the American Negro
Philadelphia: Franklin Publishing & Supply Company; 1927 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Mabel Betsy Hill Signed by Author
200 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, purple cloth decorated in orange, 26 b/w illustrations including several original woodcuts by Mabel Betsy Hill and portrait photos, color glossy frontispiece illustration 'Phillis Wheatley Comes to America.' Front endpaper SIGNED by author. ; Striking cover art by Aaron Douglas. ; Superbly written history book for elementary grades. Topics include: First slaves. Crispus Attucks. Phillis Wheatley. Benjamin Banneker. Underground Railroad. Negro artists, writers, singers. Much more. ; This item is from the estate of Conchita Morison, niece of Arthur Huff Fauset. ; Moderate edgewear. No marks apart from autograph. Binding tight. Quite scarce in any condition. ; Laid in: lovely home-made hand-embroidered bookmark. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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19 Freeman, Roger A. Mighty Eighth in Color, The
Stillwater, Minn: Specialty Press; 1993 0933424574 / 9780933424579 Third Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
160 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Hardcover, black boards, index, hundreds of photos, nearly all in color. Glossy throughout. ; Copyright 1992. This is 3rd printing, 1993. Highly detailed history of United States 8th Air Force, which was stationed in southeastern England during World War 2. Includes many rare early color photos of aircraft, pilots, nose art, etc. ; A touch of edgewear to jacket. No other defects. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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20 Garrison, Webb B. Unusual Persons of the Civil War
Fredericksburg, Va: Sergeant Kirkland's Press; 1996 1887901086 / 9781887901086 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
248 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Stiff brown pictorial covers, index, bibliography, footnotes, about 150 b/w photos and illustrations with captions. ; Lengthy gift note penned inside front cover. Otherwise book shows only a touch of shelfwear. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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