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Army Life in a Black Regiment

By: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Time Life Books: 1982

Seller ID: 20164

ISBN: 080944237X

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


296 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, dark blue bonded leather over embossed boards, [iv] + 296 pages, faux marbled endpapers, all edges gold, red page-marker ribbon, index, appendix, footnotes. ; Originally published 1870. This is a facsimile reprint, 1982. ; Amazing true history of 1st South Carolina Infantry (first "colored" regiment in Civil War, later named 33rd US Colored Troops) by its radical Colonel, a Unitarian minister and staunch abolitionist, ... View more info

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History of the Society of Indiana Pioneers, a : 1916-1980

By: Holliday, Murray

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Indiana Pioneers: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20803

Condition: Near Fine


102 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; White softcover, 102 pages, several appendixes, 28 b/w photos and facsimiles; Printed by Mitchell-Fleming Printing, Greenfield, Illinois. Authored by descandant of founder John Hampden Holliday. ; Owner name embossed on title page. Otherwise appears unused. View more info

Grace Hooper's Pioneer Notes : By Trek and Sail to Grand Traverse Bay

By: Hooper, Grace, and Beulah Hooper King; Illustrated by Betty Beeby

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Fen's Rim Publications: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16725

ISBN: 0496271113

Condition: Very Good


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 t... View more info

Long Day's Journey Into Light, a : School Desegregation in Prince George's County, Maryland

By: Hope, John III

Price: $48.00

Publisher: US Commission on Civil Rights: 1976

Seller ID: 15240

Condition: Good+


464 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Ex-Library; Large softcover, 464 pages, extensive footnotes, chronology, 30 tables, 2 appendixes, 6 small maps. ; Written under auspices, United States Commission on Civil Rights. Clearinghouse Publication 52, March, 1976. Report edited by John Hope III, Office of Program and Policy Review. ; In Prince George's County, Maryland, bordering on Washington DC, schools were segregated by law, and neighborhoods were segregated by secret real ... View more info

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Erasing the Color Line

By: Houser, George M. ; Illustrated by William Huntington

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Fellowship Publications: 1947

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 19639

Condition: Very Good+


63 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Tan softcover booklet, 63 pages, several b/w drawings. ; Foreword by A. Philip Randolph. Originally printed 1945. This is 2nd Edition, Revised, 1947. ; 'This little book discusses the principle of non-violent, good-will direct action as an instrumentality for achieving ethnic democracy in the United States.' Numerous case studies are described of direct action against discrimination in various cities. ; Small closed tear to lower cover. Half... View more info

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Historic Old Fort Niagara : The Story of an Ancient Gateway to the West

By: Hultzen, Claud H. Sr.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Old Fort Niagara Association: 1938

Seller ID: 17797

Condition: Very Good+


64 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Softcover booklet, gray-blue covers, silver lettering, 64 semi-glossy pages, 40 b/w photos and illustrations. In rear pocket are: 1) large folding two-toned map of Historic Fort Niagara. 2) eight full-color photo postcards of Niagara Falls and nearby sights, postally unused, circa 1960.; Map dated 1938. Booklet dated 1939.; Book is sunned around edges, with minor edgewear. No other defects. Map is pristine. View more info

Detroit : An Industrial History Guide

By: Hyde, Charles K.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Historical Society: 1980

Seller ID: 17567

Condition: Very Good+


68 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Oblong softcover, brown illustrated covers, 68 textured pages, bibliography, 11 historical b/w photos, small map, 50 historical sites in Detroit noteworthy in manufacturing history, listed and described, most also shown in modern b/w photos, including some aerial views. ; Published by Detroit Historical Society in conjunction with ninth annual conference of Society for Industrial Archaeology, 1980. ; Very minor edgewear. Owner name and 1... View more info

Blacks Before America III : (Volume 3)

By: Hyman, Mark

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Bell Telephone Company;: 1982

Seller ID: 19036

Condition: Near Fine


64 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Tan softcover booklet, 64 pages, bibliography, 15 b/w illustrations including covers, 21 chapters, each revealing the story of a little-known but important African historical figure. ; A compendium of radio scripts written by Mark Hyman, illustrated by Alan Crite and Deryl Mackie. ; A touch of edgewear. No major defects. Scarce. View more info

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Diary of a Confederate Soldier : John S. Jackman of the Orphan Brigade

By: Jackman, John S. with William C. Davis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: University of South Carolina Press: 1990

Seller ID: 20784

ISBN: 0872496953

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


174 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, black lettering, [viii] + 174 pages, index, copious footnotes, 7 small b/w sketch maps. ; The only known diary from a soldier in the famous Orphan Brigade, aka 9th Kentucky Infantry--Confederate, aka 5th Kentucky, a regiment of 4000 of which about 600 survived the war. This diary covers nearly four years and many major battles. ; No defects to book or jacket. Appears unread. ; American Military History Series; Vol. ... View more info

Stolen Legacy : Greek Philosophy Was the Offspring of the Egyptian Mystery System

By: James, George G. M. with Indus Khamit Kush

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Eworld Inc: 2012

Seller ID: 19085

ISBN: 1617590746

Condition: Near Fine


190 pages; Oblong 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Softcover, [x] + 190 pages, index, endnotes, one small b/w diagram. ; Copyright 1954. This new edition, with new foreword by Indus Khamit Kush, 2012. ; Subtitle on front: 'Greek Philosophy was the Offspring of the Egyptian Mystery System.' Subtitle on title page: 'Greek Philosophy is Stolen Egyptian Philosophy.' ; Bookstore name stamped inside rear cover. Otherwise only a touch of wear. ; Laid in: 1) bookmark promoting Fear Of Th... View more info

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Journeys with Jensen : History Trails through LaPorte Country, Indiana

By: Jensen, Dave :

Price: $22.00

Publisher: LaPorte Publishing Company: 1986

Seller ID: 20807

Condition: Very Good+


96 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Dark blue softcover, 96 pages, 52 b/w photos and small maps. ; Originally printed in parts in Herald-Argus, LaPorte, Indiana, but with different photos and illustrations. ; Local history of LaPorte county, including Blissville, Hudson Lake, Kingsbury, Kingsford Heights, North Liberty, Pinhook Bog, Toto, Walkerton, Wanata, Westville, etc, plus chapters on the Sauk Trail, local railroads, etc. ; Two small spots to fore-edge. Small pricestick... View more info

Soldier's Life, a : The Civil War Experiences of Ben C. Johnson

By: Johnson, Ben C, with Alan S. Brown

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Western Michigan University Press: 1962

Seller ID: 17711

Condition: Very Good


122 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; White and blue softcover, 122 pages, small b/w map, footnotes. ; Faculty Contributions, Series 6, Number 2, June 1962. ; Edited, with an introduction, by Alan S. Brown. Foreword by George G. Mallinson. Map by Allen R. Smith. Memoirs of Benjamin C. Johnson, Company F, 6th Michigan Infantry, 1861-65, which saw action mainly in Louisiana. ; Minor edgewear. Oldprice marked on front cover. Affixed inside front cover, as issued, is A Note to Read... View more info

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Negro Digest, September 1963 : White Supremacy, a Deadly Disease

By: Johnson, John H.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Johnson Publishing Company: 1963

Seller ID: 18352

Condition: Good+


98 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Softcover digest magazine format, 98 pages, orange and black covers, 37 b/w photos and illustrations including cover. ; Volume 12, number 11, September 1963. Topics include: White Supremacy, a Deadly Disease, by Howard E. Seals. The Negro Medici, by Arthur Schomburg. The Meaning of Apartheid, by Horace Mann Bond. Plus other articles, fiction by Richard Kalish, poems, book reviews and more. ; Covers rubbed and spotted. Small chips to heel... View more info

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Eastern Pennsylvanians, a Book of Biographies : The Lives of Those Leaders of Today Who by Reason of Their Achievements Have Merited a Place in the Record of This Rich Section

By: Jones, James O.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Eastern Pennsylvania Biographical Association: 1928

Seller ID: 17775

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


377 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Tall heavy hardcover, dark brown embossed buckram boards, bound with heavy cord as issued, metallic copper-toned lettering, dark brown endpapers, 377 glossy pages, index, over 300 biographies of noted living men (and two women) of eastern Pennsylvania, over 300 b/w portrait photos. ; Published 1928. Compiled and edited by James O. Jones, with assistance from Charles H. Heustis, Edward J. Stackpole, L. B. Tyler, Eugene T. Giering, Col. C... View more info

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Nez Perce Indians, the : And the Opening of the Northwest

By: Josephy, Alvin M. Jr.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20276

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


705 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Thick hardcover, green cloth, [xxiv] + 705 pages + 16 unnumbered plates, 24 b/w photos and illustrations, 11 small maps, color glossy frontispiece portrait of Nez Perce Indian painted in 1847. ; Amazingly comprehensive history of American western expansion, including Lewis and Clark, fur trade, missionary period, Indian Wars 1850s-1870s, Idaho gold rush, much more, with special emphasis on Nez Perce (Niimiipuu) Indians of Idaho and part... View more info

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Agents of Peace

By: Kahn, Albert E.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Hour Publishers: 1952

Seller ID: 17747

Condition: Very Good


16 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small softcover booklet, 4.1 x 5.9 inches, 104 x 148 mm, glossy covers, 16 pages, portrait photo of W. E. B. DuBois on cover. ; Text lays out the bogus criminal charges filed against African American peace activist W. E. B. DuBois, and other heinous violent acts by the establishment, and appeals for funds for the defense. ; Small scar to front cover. Light thumb creases as usual. No marks. Quite scarce. ; Pamphlets for Peace Series; Vol. 1 View more info

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My Recollections of Early Grand Lake : Michigan History

By: Kauffman, George H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: George H. Kauffman: 1996

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 17643

Condition: Near Fine


48 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Softcover booklet, ivory-white textured covers, 48 unnumbered pages, 15 b/w photos and illustrations, small map. ; Copyright 1973, 1988. This is 3rd edition, 1995. Written by native-born resident who served as township supervisor 14 years, operated Fireside Inn over a decade, developed subdivision known as Whiskey Point. ; Crisp and clean, no marks, no defects. View more info

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Inkster Centennial : Inkster, Michigan, Souvenir Program, July 11, 1963

By: Kish, Lillian

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Inkster Historical Commmission: 1963

Seller ID: 20870

Condition: Fine


4 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Ivory-white softcover, one b/w photo, several lists. ; Published for centennial celebration of incorporation of Inkster, a western suburb of Detroit, Michigan, 1863-1963. ; No marks, no defects. View more info

Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto : A Project of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, Washington, D. C.

By: Klein, Dennis B.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown & Company: 1997

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 19966

ISBN: 0821224573

Condition: 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 w... View more info

Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto : With Ephemera

By: Klein, Dennis B.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown & Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15369

ISBN: 0821224573

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


255 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall heavy hardcover, green cloth, gold lettering, 255 pages, yellow endpapers, main text in 2 columns, index, bibliography, chronology, chapter endnotes, 233 b/w and 127 full-color photos and illustrations. ; Published under auspices United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC. ; The Kovno (Kaunas) Ghetto in Lithuania held 40 000 Jews under Nazi occupation. This book documents their lives, diaries, artworks, etc. ; Oldpric... View more info