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1 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; Hardcover, blue boards, 203 glossy pages, 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. ; No defects. Quite scarce. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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2 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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3 Harbury, Jennifer K. >> Searching for Everardo : A Story of Love, War, and the CIA in Guatemala
N. Y. : Warner Books; 1997 0446520365 / 9780446520362 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
328 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, black and gray boards, [xii] + 328 pages. ; An American human rights activist authored this harrowing true story of the illegal arrest, detention, torture and presumed death of her husband, a resistance leader and Mayan Indian, at the hands of military forces in Guatemala backed by the CIA. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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4 Hooper, Grace, and Beulah Hooper King >> Grace Hooper's Pioneer Notes : By Trek and Sail to Grand Traverse Bay
Elk Rapids, Mich: Fen's Rim Publications; 1993 0496271113 / 9780496271115 First Edition Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Betty Beeby 
395 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; White softcover, 395 pages, b/w photo of author and family, index. Laid in: bookmark with index of Great Lakes ships, as published with book. ; Tons of local history regarding Antrim County and the Grand Traverse Bay region of northwestern Michigan, collected by Grace Hooper, longtime correspondent for the Central Lake Torch and lay preacher at the Baptist church. Edited by Beulah Hooper King. ; Light edgewear, mainly to tips. One page of text has margin marks, also, last page (blank) has ballpoint notes regarding one Merrit Hodges of Torch Lake Township, Michigan. Binding tight and square. Quite scarce. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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5 Klein, Dennis B. >> Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto : A Project of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, Washington, D. C.
Boston: Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown & Company; 1997 0821224573 / 9780821224571 Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
255 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, green cloth, tan endpapers, 255 pages, chronology, bibliography, index, chapter endnotes, 233 b/w and 127 color photos and illustrations, with captions. ; History of Holocaust-era Jewish ghetto in Kovno (Kaunas) Lithuania. ; Copyright 1997. This is 2nd printing, 1998. Forewords by Miles Lerman, Ruth B. Mandel, Walter Reich. Introduction by Elizabeth Kssin Berman. Long list of researchers and contributors. ; This book was published to accompany major exhibit at US Holocaust Memorial Museum with paintings, diaries, photos, sketches, artifacts, etc, from the scene. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows only a touch of shelfwear. ; Item laid in: sheet of paper with list of terms for Holocaust and Neo-Nazi groups. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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6 Mashiro, N. >> Black Medicine, Complete in 3 Volumes : The Dark Art of Death, Weapons At Hand, Low Blows
Boulder, Colo: Paladin Press; 1978 0873641019 / 9780873641012 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
291 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Set of 3 black softcovers, 92 + 80 + 119 pages, over 150 b/w photos and diagrams. Authored by top martial artist with military training and PhD in physiology. ; Vol-1, The Dark Art of Death: Vital Points of the Human Body in Close Combat, describes over 150 vulnerable and lethal targets on human body, 1978. Vol-2, Weapons at Hand, describes how to use ordinary objects as lethal weapons, 1979. Vol-3, Low Blows, describes devastating street-fighting moves that rapidly disable your opponent, 1981.; Vol-2 shows small spots on 2 pages, everything readable. No other defects. Set appears unused. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Robinson, Henrietta Fuller, and Carolyn Cordelia Williams >> Dedicated to Music : The Legacy of African American Church Musicians and Music Teachers in Southern New Jersey, 1915-1990
Cherry Hill, N. J. : Africana Homestead Legacy Publishers; 1997 0965330842 / 9780965330848 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
185 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Full plum-red cloth, gold spine lettering, index, bibliography, 9 appendixes, biography of Henrietta Fuller Robinson and musical profiles of 32 other notable individuals, 26 b/w photos and facsimiles with captions. Title page SIGNED by Henrietta F. Robinson and dated August 4, 1997, and SIGNED by Carolyn C. Williams, and inscribed Best Wishes to Maxine O'Keefe. ; Introduction by Clement Alexander Price. ; Main focus is on music of Baptist and African Methodist Episcopal churches of Southern New Jersey, but also includes info on Methodist, Gospel, Christian Science and other denominations. ; Please note: I really do have 1 unit of this title in stock. Do not even bother trying to order it from academic_book_guy, amitcj, betterworldbooks_, gb_book, internationalbooks, JoyPros, quality7, or THE-BEST-BOOK-SOURCE, because they don't actually stock any books. Goog le mega-lister to learn more. ; Owner name (A. Maxine O'Keefe) and address stamped on front endpaper and again on rear endpaper, which has faded and left small smudges on jacket flaps. No other marks apart from autographs. Jacket has a few small dings but all readable. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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8 Taylor, Graham D. >> New Deal and American Indian Tribalism, the : The Administration of the Indian Reorganization Act, 1934-1945
Lincoln, Neb: University of Nebraska Press; 1980 0803244037 / 9780803244030 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
203 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, orange cloth, [xvi] + 302 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, 2 appendixes. ; The New Deal encompassed a wave of progressive legislation under the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt. This book examines the impact of the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 which sought to restore autonomy to the tribes by ending enforced assimilation, providing opportunities for sustained economic development, and allowing tribes to establish their own governments. ; Book shows no defects, no bumps, no dings, no tears, no marks. Jacket shows light edgewear, light rubbing, spine panel slightly faded but quite readable. Scarce in hardcover. 
Price: 64.00 USD
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9 Todorov, Tzvetan, with Arthur Denner >> Fragility of Goodness, the : Why Bulgaria's Jews Survived the Holocaust
Princeton, N. J. : Princeton University Press; 2001 0691088322 / 9780691088327 First English Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
197 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, dark burgundy-red cloth, [vi] + 197 + 5 pages, index, footnotes, complete text and commentary of 22 significant documents including memoirs, government pronouncements, statements from unions and other organizations, leaflets, etc. ; Sub-subtitle: A Collection of Texts with Commentary by Tzvetan Todorov, translated by Arthur Denner. Originally published in French, 1999. This is first English edition, 2001.; No defects to book. Lacks jacket. ; Item laid in: color postcard " Pozdrav iz Karlovca " with nine small color photos, postally used, postmarked 1977, handwritten text in Serbian? 
Price: 13.00 USD
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