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1 Akaev, Askar Kyrgyz Statehood and the National Epos Manas : (Signed)
N. Y. : Global Scholarly Publications; 2003 1592670059 / 9781592670055 Softcover Very Good Signed by Author
364 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Red pictorial covers, bibliography, brief glossary of Kyrgyz terms, 1 b/w diagram. Title page SIGNED by author in ornate script and dated 2-10-003.; Written by Askar Akaev, President of Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan) from 1900 to 2005. Foreword by Parviz Morewedge. Co-published by Utah Valley State College. ; History of Kyrgyz, a former Soviet republic, and of its ancient epic hero-story, Manas, which serves almost as a religion in binding together the people of Kyrgyz. ; Covers show light wear to tips. No other flaws. No marks apart from autograph. Binding tight and square. Scarce. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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2 Branch, Taylor Parting the Waters, America in the King Years, 1954-1963 : And, Pillar of Fire, America in the King Years, 1963-1965
N. Y. : Simon and Schuster; 1988 0671460978 / 9780671460976 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
1064 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Book Club Edition; Dark blue cloth, blue boards, over 100 pages of index and endnotes, 85 glossy b/w photos and facsimiles with captions. ; Large and heavy. Book of the Month Club edition, BCE, BOMC. Unabridged. ; Pulitzer Prize winner for history. First massive book of author's monumental 3-book series on Martin Luther King and Civil Rights movement. ; Book shows no sign of use. Crisp and tight. Jacket shows light edgewear only. No marks, no stickers. Apprears unread. ; With this item you will also get Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-1965, hardcover in similar condition. ; America in the King Years Series 
Price: 16.00 USD
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3 Cobb, Professor Charles From Quarry to Cornfield : The Political Economy of Mississippian Hoe Production
Tuscaloosa, Ala: University of Alabama Press; 2000 0817310509 / 9780817310509 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
257 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Softcover, [xvi] + 257 pages, 17 tables, 38 b/w figures, photos and small maps. ; 1st edition, 2000. A brilliant and fascinating book. Archaeology of Mill Creek site, Illinois, in Mississippi River Valley, with special emphasis on prehistoric economy, agriculture, food production, chert (flint) hoes and related stone tools. ; Slight curling to covers, as usual. No other defects. Appears unread. (Amazonbuyers please note: their image shows a yellow cover; ours is green and white with photo of stone artifact) 
Price: 12.00 USD
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4 Dees, Morris, with James Corcoran Gathering Storm : America's Militia Threat (Presentation Copy)
N. Y. : Harpercollins; 1996 006017403X / 9780060174033 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket 
254 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Black cloth, black boards, index, bibliography, [xvi] + 254 pages, 37 b/w photos on glossy plates. Front endpaper has a presentation plate to Mr. Elmore Leonard 'for Outstanding Support of the Southern Poverty Law Center' with printed s*gnature of Morris Dees. ; Tracks American militia groups, hate groups, terrorist groups, etc, including Aryan Nations, Christian Identity, Ku Klux Klan, Militia of Montana, White Aryan Resistance, etc, their leaders, heroes, crimes, etc. Written by the man who became famous for winning the largest settlement ever in a lawsuit against the Klan. ; This book was acquired from the personal library of famed mystery writer Elmore Leonard, where the estate seller affixed a sticker to the front jacket panel stating 'The Elmore Leonard Library'. Four pages have underlining or margin checkmarks Title page and dedication page both have a closed tear to upper margin, just entering the E in Gathering. Otherwise only a touch of shelfwear. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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5 Hitler, Adolf, with Ralph Manheim Mein Kampf :
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company; 1971 0395083621 / 9780395083628 Thirty-Sixth Printing Softcover Very Good 
694 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Stiff orange covers, index, a few footnotes. ; Adolf Hitler's famous anti-Semitic rant in all its unedited horror. Originally published (in German, of course) in 1925. This English edition is copyright 1971. 'A dream of violence that was abandoned for a far grimmer reality.' ; Translated by Ralph Manheim. Introduction by Konrad Heiden. ; Front cover has two small chips to upper edge. Spine very lightly creased but intact and readable. No interior marks. Binding tight. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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6 Hughes Wright, Roberta Birth of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the : (1st Edition, Signed)
Southfield, Mich: Charro Book Company; 1991 096294680X / 9780962946806 First Edition Hardcover Fine Signed by Author
158 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, pink and white boards, green lettering, [x] + 158 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, 4 b/w photos and illustrations. Title page inscribed and SIGNED by author Roberta. ; Foreword by L. Douglas Wilder, governor of Virginia. Authored by PhD and Detroit attorney, wife of Charles H. Wright, founder of the Museum of African American History of Detroit, who supplied author with taped interviews with the major players in the Montgomery Bus Boycott. ; Boards are very slight bowed. No other defects. ; Laid in: 1) Publisher's original bookmark. 2) original receipt for purchase of this book from Museum of African American History of Detroit. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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7 Mayer, S. L. Signal, Years of Triumph, 1940-1942 : Hitler's Wartime Picture Magazine
Englewood Cliffs, N. J. : Prentice-Hall; 1978 0138100101 / 9780138100100 First US Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
240 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Black boards, gold lettering, green endpapers, 240 unnumbered pages, over 600 photos and illustrations, many in full color. Edited, with introduction and commentary, by Sidney Louis Mayer, historian of World War 2. ; Authentic Nazi German propaganda, articles and photos reproduced from Hitler's own magazine, which was the largest selling magazine in Europe during World War 2, published in twenty languages including English. This book is reproduced from the English edition. ; No marks or defects to book. Jacket lightly wrinkled along top edge. ; Laid in: 15-page booklet, The Strategy of World Order, published by World Law Fund, a prospectus for a 4-volume set of books on World Peace through World Law, no date but about 1968. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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8 Milne, June Forward Ever : The Life of Kwame Nkrumah
London: Panaf Books; 1982 0901787426 / 9780901787422 Second Printing Softcover Near Fine 
80 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Red softcover, fold-and-staple binding, [vi] + 80 pages, chronology from 1909 to 1972, index, 8 b/w photos with captions. ; Copyright 1977. This is 2nd printing, 1982. ; Biography of first Prime Minister of independent Ghana. 'An introduction to the life and work of Kwame Nkrumah, suitable for schools and colleges.' ; Small pricesticker on rear. No other defects. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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9 Pittman, Philip McM., and George M. Covington Don't Blame the Treaties : Native American Rights and the Michigan Indian Treaties
West Bloomfield, Mich: Altwerger & Mandel Publishing Company/A & M; 1992 1878005111 / 9781878005113 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
332 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Black cloth, no lettering, index, bibliography, endotes, 4 small maps, 2 giant appendixes giving texts of 10 major treaties and 3 major judicial rulings on same. Covers in detail treaties of 1783, 1878, 1795, 1807, 1814, 1820, 1836, 1855. ; 1st edition with number line. Later reprinted by Northmont. Book designed by Mary Primeau. Maps by Joan B. Seller. Edited by Thomas B. Seller. ; Authors argue that rulings granting certain exclusive Great Lakes fishing rights to Native Americans do not stem from these old treaties but are based on faulty judicial interpretations. ; Small owner address lable on front endpaper. Otherwise book and jacket show only a touch of wear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Sederberg, Peter C. Politics of Meaning, the : Power and Explanation in the Construction of Social Reality
Tucson, Ariz: University of Arizona Press; 1984 0816508607 / 9780816508600 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
294 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, brown umber cloth, 294 pages, index, endnotes, a few tables and diagrams. ; Book shows a few spots to edges. Owner name and address penned on front endpaper. No other defects. Jacket faded but readable, with minor edgewear. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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11 Watson, Bernard C. Colored, Negro, Black : Chasing the American Dream
Philadelphia: JDC Books; 1997 0965725901 / 9780965725903 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
265 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, [viii] +265 pages, 5 appendixes, 44 v/w photos on glossy plates. ; Foreword by Clarence R. Currie. ; Memoirs of Gary, Indiana, native who became activist for social justice, teacher, deputy superintendent of schools in Philadelphia, professor and vice president of Temple University, president of William Penn Foundation, and went from being colored to Negro to Black. ; Boards slightly bowed, otherwise no defects to book. Small chip and light edgewear to jacket. Laid in: 1) artistic hand-made laminated bookmark. 2) flyer announcing Ann Beeson to speak at Detroit ACLU on civil liberties. 3) article on historian David McCullough and his lecture at Hillsdale College. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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