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Malawi, Kenya, Zanzibar : British Information Services

By: Debenham, Frank

Price: $22.00

Publisher: British Information Services: 1963

Seller ID: 20302

Condition: Very Good


8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Three vols on African localities, each with social, economic and political info, bibliography, appendixes, small maps, etc, all printed in England, distributed by British Information Services, New York. ; Vol-1474, Zanzibar, 1963, 44 pages, 2 small b/w maps. Vol-1475, Kenya, 1963, 48 pages, 2 small b/w maps. Vol-1485, Malawi, 1964, 46 pages, 14 b/w photos and 2 small maps, all on glossy plates, with one map being in black and orange. ; All have smal... View more info

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Miracle at Your Doorstep : Picture Story of a Great American Newspaper

By: Detroit News

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Detroit News: 1960

Seller ID: 20288

Condition: Near Fine


32 pages; 24mo (5.5") 13 cm; Oblong softcover, tan covers, 32 pages, chronology, 79 b/w photos and illustrations with detailed captions. ; History of Detroit News, founded in 1873 by James E. Scripps, and its amazing successes in journalism, editing, photography, wire service, typesetting, printing, pioneering radio and television divisions, more. ; Clean, no marks, no defects. Quite scarce. View more info

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Man's Venture in Culture : Some Inventions Underlying Civilization in Illinois of Today

By: Deuel, Thorne

Price: $8.00

Publisher: State Museum: 1955

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 20805

Condition: Near Fine


40 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Black softcover booklet, 40 pages, nicely designed covers printed in silver and dark red, bibliography, footnotes, endnotes, 26 b/w illlustrations. ; Originally published 1950. This is 2nd printing, 1955. ; Brief overview of major inventions in civilization. Topics include: Earliest tools. Farming. Waterwheel. Pottery. Merchant trade. Writing. Printing. Public engineering. Electricity. More. ; A touch of wear to lower tip. Small pricesticker... View more info

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Surgeon with Custer at the Little Big Horn, a : James DeWolf's Diary and Letters, 1876 (signed)

By: DeWolf, James Madison, with Todd E. Harburn and Paul Andrew Hutton

Price: $34.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20415

ISBN: 0806156945

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


257 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, brown and blue cloth, [xxvi] + 257 pages, index, bibliography, extensive endnotes, 3 appendixes, 2 small maps, 40 b/w figures and photos with captions. Title page SIGNED by editor, Todd E. Harburn, who also inscribed and SIGNED half-title page. ; Diaries of Dr. James Madison DeWolf, surgeon, joined 7th US Cavalry in 1875 and died at Little Big Horn in 1876, edited and with annotations by Todd E. Harburn, foreword by Paul Andre... View more info

Legacy, the : Honor Flight Michigan

By: Downey, Timothy W. with Melissa Downey, Catherine Kavannaugh, Gabe Downey; Illustrated by Brad Ziegler

Price: $24.00

Publisher: C Moon Publishing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19849

ISBN: 0578077760

Condition: As New


128 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Oblong softcover, [xvi] + 128 pages, several lists of participants, hundreds of full color photos. ; Tells the story of Honor Flight Michigan, an organization founded in 2006 to bring Michigan veterans of World War 2, at no charge, to see WW2 memorial and other memorials in and around Washington DC. ; Written by Timothy W. Downey, Melissa Downey, Catherine Kavannaugh, Gabe Downey. Photos by Brad Ziegler and Nate Strong. Foreword by Carol ... View more info

Old Boston Taverns and Tavern Clubs : New Illustrated Edition

By: Drake, Samuel Adams, with Walter K. Watkins

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Singing Tree Press: 1971

Seller ID: 20322

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


124 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Hardcover, dark red cloth, 124 pages of text + about 20 unnumbered plates, appendix, 37 b/w illustrations including several small maps and, in rear, large fold-out map of Boston as it was in 1722. ; Originally published 1917. This is an unabridged high-quality facsimile reprint, 1971. ; Main text by Samuel Adams Drake. Appendix by Walter K. Watkins. ; Complete subtitle: 'Also a List of Taverns, Giving the Names of the Various Owners of ... View more info

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Confederate Infantryman 1861-1865 : Weapons, Armour, Tactics

By: Drury, Ian; Illustrated by Gerry Embleton

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Osprey Publishing: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 20872

Condition: Very Good+


64 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; White softcover, 64 glossy pages, 54 b/w photos and illustrations, 12 full-page color illustrations depicting men, officers, weapons, equipment, battles, etc. ; Isbn 1855324016. Copyright 1993. This is 2nd printing, 1998.; Minor edgewear only. ; Warrior Series; Vol. 6 View more info

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Death and Dying in the Middle Ages

By: Dubruck, Edelgard E, and Barbara I. Gusick

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Peter Lang: 1999

Seller ID: 20797

ISBN: 0820441279

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


515 pages; Hardcover, orange illustrated boards, index, bibliography, chapter endnotes, 18 chapters by various experts, 86 b/w illustrations, many reproduced from medieval sources. ; Topics include: Role of the Beguines. Christian eschatology and thanatololy. Aquinas' dilemma about knowledge after death. Soul's journey toward heaven. Iconography of hairy holy women. Apotheosis of Mary Magdalene in popular preaching. Artistic and poetic perceptions of death. Medieval fune... View more info

Bourbonnais, Le

By: Dussourd, Henriette

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Editions Volcans: 1975

Seller ID: 17544

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


278 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; FRENCH language throughout. Hardcover, tan cloth, brown lettering, color brick-patterned endpapers, 72 photos, illustrations and facsimiles, including several in full color on glossy plates. ; Isbn 2852600335. History of Bourbon, France, with many photos and illustrations of its unusual and outstanding old architecture. ; Small spot to cloth otherwise exterior is clean. 4 pages have a great deal of ballpoint underlining or margin notes. O... View more info

Harpers Ferry : A Place in History

By: Eastern National Park and Monument Association

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1959

Seller ID: 18718

Condition: Near Fine


24 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Softcover booklet, 24 pages including covers, color photo on front cover, 22 b/w photos and illustrations including diagram map of town. ; Published on behalf of Eastern National Park and Monument Association. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Appears unread. View more info

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History of Thomaston, Rockland, and South Thomaston, Maine, Volume 1 : From Their First Exploration, with Family Genealogies

By: Eaton, Cyrus

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Historical Society: 1992

Seller ID: 20879

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


468 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark blue-black buckram cloth, gold lettering on spine, [xvi] + 468 pages, footnotes throughout. ; This is Vol-1 ONLY of a 2-vol set. This vol covers chronological history from 1605 to 1860, and does not contain family genealogies. ; Originally published in Hallowell, Maine by Masters, Smith & Co, 1865. This is a facsimile reprint, 1992.; Remainder mark on bottom. Otherwise only minor wear. (Scan shows spine and front cover) View more info

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Pocket Money Book, the : A Monetary Chronology of the United States, Economic Education Bulletin Volume 34, Number 7, July 1994

By: Economics

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Institute for Economic Research: 1994

Seller ID: 17637

Condition: Near Fine


70 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; White softcover, 70 pages, index, 3 b/w charts. ; Issn 04242769. Economic Education Bulletin Volume 34, Number 7, July 1994. 'A brief chronology of some of the major events in our monetary history; including the abysmal failure of the nation's monetary officials to stem the very rapid debasement of the currency since 1971.' ; Only a touch of shelfwear. ; Laid in: Economic Education Bulletin for November, 1995, with Cost-of-Living Guide, 4 pa... View more info

Russian Imperialism and Messianism : Their Sources, Forms and Consequences

By: Ehret, Joseph

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Lithuanian National Foundation: 1984

Seller ID: 18953

Condition: Very Good+


30 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; White softcover booklet, 32 pages numbered to 30. English throughout. ; Author, a Lithuanian, describes history and backround of Russian ideology of expansion and world domination. ; A touch of sunning to covers. Small crease to lower rear tip. No other defects. Scarce. ; Laid in: Catholic Lithuania 600 Years, by Philip Skabeikis, 24 pages, 12 b/w illustrations, 1987. View more info

Vintage Photographs : African American Celluloid Death Mourning Bereavement Memorial

By: Elite Studio

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Elite Studio: 1910

Seller ID: 20573

Condition: Very Good+


Photograph; Stunning memorial (death, morning, bereavement) b/w photo of young African American man c. 1910. Item measures 6 x 8 inches. Actual photo measures 2.2 x 3.5 inches. Photo has gilt border surrounded by wide, full-color celluloid (early plastic) border illustrated with numerous symbols; including: Winged angel holding lamp and palmleaf. Lilies and other flowers. Sheaf of wheat wrapped in 'In Memoriam' ribbon. Urn. Musical instruments. Church with steeple. Ivy ... View more info

Military Bands and Their Uniforms

By: Fabb, John, and Jack Cassin-Scott

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Blandford Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20294

ISBN: 0713708956

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


157 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, red boards, color illustrated endpapers, 157 pages, index, discography, over 100 b/w photos and drawings, dozens of vintage illustrations in color. ; Mainly focused on British military bands from 1700s to present but has brief info on other European military bands. Chapters include: Instruments. Drum and fife. Drum major. Drum horses. Buglers. Pipers. More. ; Book shows almost no wear. Boards slightly bowed. GIft note on front ... View more info

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Peekskill USA : A Personal Experience (1e, 1st Edition, Signed)

By: Fast, Howard, with Paul Robeson

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Civil Rights Congress: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17025

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


127 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, gold spine lettering, gray speckled endpapers, 127 pages, 8 appendixes, 10 b/w photos and illustrations on glossy plates, with captions. Book dedicated to Paul Robeson. ; This is a Dedication Copy: half title page SIGNED in fountain pen by author Howard Fast and also SIGNED in ballpoint by Paul Robeson. (See image) ; Introduction by William L. Patterson, founder and president, Civil Rights Congress. ; True story, ... View more info

Michigan Official Directory and Legislative Manual 1931-1932 (Michigan Manual 1931)

By: Fitzgerald, Frank D.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: State of Michigan: 1931

Seller ID: 17028

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


781 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Large heavy hardcover, red cloth, gold lettering, index, 68 glossy pages with portrait photos of every state official + 713 pages of text, brief bios of every official, tables of election results, taxes, members of previous legislatures, etc, 42 monochrome fold-out maps, much more. ; Front endpaper SIGNED and inscribed 'Compliments of William F. Turner, State Senator, 25th district' (whose bio appears on pg 654) in fountain pen. ; Book s... View more info

Michigan Official Directory and Legislative Manual 1933-1934 : (Michigan Manual 1933)

By: Fitzgerald, Frank D.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: State of Michigan: 1933

Seller ID: 17029

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


814 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Large heavy hardcover, red cloth, gold lettering, index, 68 glossy pages with portrait photos of every state official + 746 pages of text, brief bios of every official, tables of election results, taxes, members of previous legislatures, etc, 42 monochrome fold-out maps, much more. ; Book shows light edgewear. No marks. Both hinges have play but textblock is intact. ; Michigan Manual Series View more info

More Than a Tavern : 150 Years of Botsford Inn (Farmington, Michigan, History)

By: Fox, Jean M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Botsford Inn: 1986

Seller ID: 14340

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


187 pages; Oblong 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Oblong hardcover, green cloth, 187 pages, endpaper map of a segment of the old Detroit-Howell Plank Road where Botsford Inn was once a major stopping place, index, bibliography, chapter endnotes, appendix, 64 b/w photos in text. ; Published with cooperation of Farmington Hills Historical Commission. Until it closed in 2001, this was Michigan's oldest operating tavern, founded 1836, a favorite haunt of Henry Ford. (As of 2017, smal... View more info

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Pennsylvania Manual, The, Volume 87, 1945 : Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

By: Gardener, Braton R, and Alice Allen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: 1945

Seller ID: 20751

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


1156 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Thick hardcover, green cloth, fold-out map of PA counties and county seats, fold-out map of US states and state capitals, fold-out organizational chart, 2 indexes, over 100 b/w photos, 4 illustrations in color on glossy plates. ; Editor in chief C. M. Woolworth. Contents include: Annotated US Constitution and Pennsylvania Constitution. History and chronology of Pennsylvania. State government departments. Biographical sketches of and por... View more info