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Image for Battle at Best, 1e :  1st Edition, Signed

Battle at Best, 1e : 1st Edition, Signed

By: Marshall, S. L. A. , with J. F. C. Fuller; Illustrated by H. Garver Miller

Price: $64.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20522

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good+ dust jacket


257 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, [xii] + 257 pages, index, numerous b/w drawings and small maps. ; World War 2 memoirs by Brigadier General Samuel Lyman Atwood Marshall, US Air Force. Foreword by Major General J. F. C. Fuller. Maps and illustrations by H. Garver Miller. ; Very few library marks. Appears unread. Front endpaper inscribed and SIGNED as followes: '7 April 69, For my old friend and WWI comrade Harry Nathan with enduring regard, As each... View more info

Russo-Japanese War, the ; Illustrated with Maps and Photos

By: Martin, Christopher

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Abelard-Schuman: 1967

Seller ID: 18747

ISBN: 0200714988

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


256 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, 256 pages, index, bibliography, appendix, 9 b/w maps, 30 b/w photos with captions. ; Concisely written and widely acclaimed account of little-known war between Czarist Russia and Imperial Japan, 1904-1905. ; Written for ages 12 and up, stated. ; Old price on front endpaper in ballpoint. No other marks or defects to book. Jacket is clipped (butprice still showing) and lightly sunned with several very small chips. View more info

Pomniki i Mogily Polakow na Cmentarzach Zagranicznych : Polish Monuments and Tombs in Cemeteries of Foreign Lands

By: Marylski, Eustachy

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe: 1980

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8585

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


56 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; POLISH TEXT throughout. Hardcover, black spine, faux marbled boards and endpapers, 56 pages, footnotes, a few tables, 7 full-page color plates. ; Facsimile reprint of 'Polish Monuments and Tombs in Cemeteries of Foreign Lands', originally published 1860. This edition 1980. Number 220 of 500. ; Book shows only minor edgewear. Plain white unlettered jacket, rubbed, edges wrinkled, original price penciled on rear. Quite scarce. View more info

Haven, Harbor, and Heritage : The Holland, Michigan, Story (Signed)

By: Massie, Larry B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Priscilla Press: 1996

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20264

ISBN: 1886167052

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


200 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, gray-blue buckram boards, 200 glossy pages, index, tons of color and b/w photos, many historical. Main text in 2 columns. Front endpaper inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Foreword by Albert H. McGeehan. Special photos by Vito Palmisano. ; Beautiful book celebration 150th anniversary of founding of Holland, Michigan, settled by large numbers of Dutch immigrants, locus of massive Tulip Festival, much more. ; No defects to ... View more info

Michigan's White Pine Era

By: Maybee, Rolland H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State: 1988

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 18798

Condition: Near Fine


56 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Softcover, color illustrated covers, [viii] + 56 pages, bibliography, lyrics to three lumberjack songs, 60 b/w illustrations including historical photos, company log marks, small maps, etc, with captions. ; Originally published as magazine article, 1958, and in book form 1960. This is 2nd edition, with new photos and expanded bibliography, 1988. Foreword by Martha M. Bigelow. ; History of Michgan's early timber industry: lumberjacks, log d... View more info

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Red Record, the : The Wallam Olum, the Oldest Native North American History

By: McCutchen, David

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Avery Publishing Group: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20848

ISBN: 0895295253

Condition: Near Fine


222 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall tan and red softcover, [xvi] + 222 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, translation notes, appendix, 164 pictographs shown and their meanings explained, 76 monochrome maps and small b/w illustrations. ; Fantastically poetic translation with copious notes and background info. ; Translated, annotated and illustrated by David McCutchen. Foreword by Linda Poolaw. ; Complete sub-subtitle: 'The Wallam Olum is the Epic Story of the Lenni Le... View more info

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Nineteen Hundred, the Magic Year : Life in a Small Michigan Town (Signed)

By: McDonald, Nola L.; Illustrated by Shannon McDonald

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Quick Works: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20820

ISBN: 1928547036

Condition: Near Fine


64 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; White softcover, [vi] + 58 pages, bibliography, 9 b/w illustrations including 8 reproduced from old ads. Title page inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Life in Mount Clemens, Michigan, as it was in the year 1900. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No defects apart from autograph. View more info

Andersonville, a Story of Rebel Military Prisons, Complete in 2 Volumes : Fifteen Months a Guest of the So-Called Southern Confederacy, a Private Soldier's Experience in Richmond, Andersonville, Savannah, Millen, Blackshear and Florence

By: McElroy, John

Price: $16.00

Publisher: National Tribune: 1899

Seller ID: 14508

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


654 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Set of two softcover volumes, brown snakeskin-textured leatherette covers, several lists and tables, a few songs with tunes and lyrics, 654 pages thru-paginated, over 100 b/w illustrations in text, reproduced from engravings, with captions. ; Originally published in 4 vols in 1879. This 1899 edition is complete in 2 vols. ; Authored by John McElroy, a Private in 16th Illinois Cavalry, who was confined at Andersonville from February to Oct... View more info

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More about Black Americans

By: McLaughlin, James H. and William J. Rice

Price: $19.00

Publisher: R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company: 1982

Seller ID: 18778

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small softcover, metallic silver illustrated covers, 32 pages, list of Black mayors in the US, 3 color photos, 9 b/w portrait sketches of famous inspirational Black Americans; Along with their bios, including: Sojourner Truth, Madame C. J. Walker, James Weldon Johnson, Carter G. Woodson, more. ; Wow. A blatant attempt to pander to Black women and encurage them to smoke. Two color photos show well-dressed, high-heeled, smiling African Amer... View more info

Massacre of Old Fort Mackinac, the : Michilimackinac, a Tragedy of the American Frontier

By: McMcoy, Raymond

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Raymond McMcoy: 1956

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 18039

Condition: Very Good+


169 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Softcover booklet, yellow leatherette covers illustrated in red and tan, 169 pages, bibliography, 48 b/w illustrations, diagrams and small maps. ; 8th edition, 1956, stated. Complete subtitle is a mile long but concludes With Many Illustrations and Maps. ; Light rubbing to covers. No other defects. View more info

Diario Oficial : Tercer Trisemestre de 1960

By: Ministry of National Education

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Republica de Colombia: 1960

Seller ID: 20478

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


456 pages; Folio (15") 38 cm; SPANISH text throughout. Very tall hardcover, 11.5 x 15 inches, 30 x 38 cm, [xx] + 456 pages, dark red-brown buckram over spine, blue-green boards, main text in 3 columns, sections on directives and nomenclature in 2 columns, comprehensive index in front. ; Official periodicalof Government of Colombia. This item includes Volume 97, Number 30268, 10 July 1960, through Volume 97, Number 30344, 30 September 1960. Topics include: Court cases... View more info

Gettysburg, What They Did Here : Profusely Illustrated Historical Guide Book

By: Minnigh, L. W., and N. A. Meligakes

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bookmart: 1954

Seller ID: 20334

Condition: Very Good


200 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Siftciver with color illustrated covers, 200 glossy pages, several appendixes, lists and tables, fold-out map of battlefield in black and red, 8 small b/w maps, over 60 b/w photos and illustrations with captions. ; Originally published 1924. This is New Edition, 1954, with supplemental section, Stories of the National Cemetery and the Last Reunion, by N. A. Meligakes. ; Almost no visible wear. Small crease to lower front tip. View more info

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Astonishing Saber Duel of Abraham Lincoln, The

By: Myers, James E.; Illustrated by Betty Madden, Mary Flatt

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lincoln Herndon Building Publishers: 1968

Seller ID: 18683

ISBN: 9998931843

Condition: Near Fine


40 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Red softcover booklet, 40 glossy pages, bibliography, appendix, 7 b/w photos and illustrations. ; Illustrations by Betty Madden after sketches by Mary Flatt. ; Tells the true but little known tale of sword duel between Abraham Lincoln and James Shields, 1842.; Only a touch of sunning to spine. No other defects. View more info

New Progress of a Race, the : (Revised and Enlarged Edition, 1920) Or, the Remarkable Advancement of the American Negro from the Bondage of Slavery, Ignorance, and Poverty to the Freedom of Citizenship, Intelligence, Affluence, Honor and Trust

By: Nichols, J. L, and William H. Crogman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: J. L. Nichols & Company: 1920

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 17735

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


480 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, 480 pages, index, over 180 b/w photos and illustrations in text, with captions. ; Subtitle: 'Or, the Remarkable Advancement of the American Negro from the Bondage of Slavery, Ignorance, and Poverty to the Freedom of Citizenship, Intelligence, Affluence, Honor and Trust.' ; Introduction by Robert R. Moton. Additional chapters by Mrs. Booker T. Washington, Charles M. Melden, M. W. Dogan, Albon L. Holsey. ; We have gr... View more info

Image for Sword and Pen, 1e :   (1st Edition, 1880) Or, Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier, the Soldier Author, in War and Literature . . .

Sword and Pen, 1e : (1st Edition, 1880) Or, Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier, the Soldier Author, in War and Literature . . .

By: Owens, John Algernon, with Willard Glazier

Price: $34.00

Publisher: P. W. Ziegler & Company: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12588

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


436 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, 436 pages, gilt decor and lettering on front and spine, pale yellow endpapers, 28 b/w illustrations including portrait frontispiece engraving of Willard Glazier. ; 1st edition, copyright 1880, title page 1880. ; Hero of cavalry unit in American Civil War, POW, many other military and civilian adventures. Complete subtitle: 'Or, Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier, the Soldier-Author, in War and Literat... View more info

Image for World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 4, August 1924 :  Liberty and Liquor, is Prohibition Good or Bad ?

World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 4, August 1924 : Liberty and Liquor, is Prohibition Good or Bad ?

By: Page, Arthur W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1924

Seller ID: 20978

Condition: Very Good+


350 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; White softcover, red eagle on front, about 350 pages, tons of b/w photos, color frontispiece, many ads for automobiles, appliances, books, etc, including several in color. ; Articles include: Liberty and Liquor by Richard W. Hale. What about Prohibition by John J. Fleming. Interview with Samuel Rea, President of Pennsylvania Railroad. In Darkest New Guinea with 21 b/w photos. Lavish Stage Settings with 4 color illus. Cure for Crime: Sto... View more info

Image for World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 5, September 1924 :  Business Our King, Money Our God

World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 5, September 1924 : Business Our King, Money Our God

By: Page, Arthur W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1924

Seller ID: 20979

Condition: Very Good


350 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; White softcover, red eagle on front, about 350 pages, tons of b/w photos, color frontispiece, many ads for automobiles, appliances, banks, beverages, etc, including several in color. ; Articles include: When Money is King and Business Our God by Edward W. Bok. Robert M. La Follette's own Platform by Edward G. Lowry. Real Story of Henry Ford's Hospital by Samuel Crowther. Charles W. Bryan of Nebraska, Candidate for Vice President. Great ... View more info

Image for World's Work, The, Volume 69, Number 3, January 1925 :  Prohibition As it Is, Hoboken, Buffalo, Detroit

World's Work, The, Volume 69, Number 3, January 1925 : Prohibition As it Is, Hoboken, Buffalo, Detroit

By: Page, Arthur W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1925

Seller ID: 20984

Condition: Very Good


300 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; White softcover, red eagle on front, about 300 pages, tons of b/w photos, many ads for luxury cars, insurance, appliances, etc, including several in color. ; Articles include: Prohibition As it Is, Hoboken, Buffalo, Detroit, by Rollin Lynde Hartt. Profiles of Thomas D. Campbell business-farmer, Dr. Reginald G. Harris biologist, Col. Alvin B. Barber traffic safety expert. How Human Traits are Inherited [Eugenics] by French Strother. Radi... View more info

Image for World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 1, May 1924 :  When the Negro Comes North

World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 1, May 1924 : When the Negro Comes North

By: Page, Arthur W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1924

Seller ID: 20987

Condition: Very Good


350 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; White softcover, red eagle on front, about 350 pages, tons of b/w photos, color frontispiece, many ads for insurance, luxury cruises, automobiles, toothpaste, shoes, etc, including several in color. ; Articles include: When the Negro Comes North part 1 by Rollin Lynde Hartt. Carl Magee and Albert Fall, Newspapermen of New Mexico by William G. Shepherd. Must Murder be the Price of Coal by Carl C. Dickey. The Immigration Peril by Gino Spe... View more info

Scramble for Africa, the : The White Man's Conquest of the Dark Continent from 1876 to 1912

By: Pakenham, Thomas

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Random House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17289

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


738 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Thick hardcover, beige cloth over spine, blue boards, b/w pictorial endpapers, [xxvi] + 738 pages, index, endnotes, chronology, bibliography, 19 b/w cartoons and engravings in text, 21 small maps, 30 b/w photos and illustrations on glossy plates. ; Highly detailed history of the period in which Europeans (mainly British, French, German, Italian and Portuguese) sliced up and colonized Africa with a vengeance. ; Book and jacket are crisp an... View more info