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Letters from Prague : 1939-1941 (Signed)

By: Schapiro, Raya Czerner, and Helga Czerner Weinberg

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Academy Chicago Publishers: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20892

ISBN: 0897333691

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


218 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, tan speckled boards, [xx] + 218 pages, index, appendix, 2 family trees, 38 b/w photos and facsimiles. Front endpaper inscribed and SIGNED by author Raya Shapiro. ; Letters and memoirs of two little Jewish girls and their relatives trapped in Prague under Nazi occupation. ; No defects to book apart from autograph. Jacket shows a touch of shelfwear. View more info

Waterloo Historical Society : Waterloo, Ontario, Lot of 5 Volumes, 1961-1982, with gaps

By: Schmidt, Grace, and Grace E. Hall

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Historical Society:

Seller ID: 20819

Condition: Near Fine


8vo (9") 23 cm; Each vol has numerous b/w photos with captions. ; Lot includes: Vol-49, 1961, gray, 80 pages. Vol-54, 1966, green, 92 pgs. Vol-55, 1967, green, 92g. Vol-57, 1969, green, 84p. Vol-17, 1982, ivory, 156p. ; Only a touch of edgewear. All appear unread. View more info

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Legends of a Legacy : Karl H. Schnoor of Ira Township, Michigan, and His Letters

By: Schnoor, Karl H, and Susanna Mason Defever

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Reference Publications: 1987

Seller ID: 20811

Condition: Near Fine


54 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall white softcover booklet, 54 pages, biography, 13 letters, 27 b/w photos and facsimiles. ; Edited by Susanna Mason Defever. Foreword by Marjorie A. Thomas. Published under auspices Ira Township (Michigan) Sesquicentennial Committee. These 13 effusions were written by real estate developer Karl H. Schnoor (grandson of the first Schnoor settler in 1860) as a means of advertising his business and bringing settlers to Ira Township. ; Small ... View more info

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Hudson's Bay Boy, the : From Cabbagetown to Rupert's Land

By: Seagrave, John J.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 2005

Seller ID: 20899

ISBN: 1894856449

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


212 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, black boards, [xii] + 212 pages, small map, 25 b/w photos with captions. ; Memoirs and true tales of life in the frozen northlands of Canada (Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Nunavut) written by modern-day fur trader. ; No defects to book or jacket. View more info

Image for Beaumont and the Mackinac Island Miracle :  The Story of a Great Adventure in Medicine in the Michigan Wilderness of the Early 1800s

Beaumont and the Mackinac Island Miracle : The Story of a Great Adventure in Medicine in the Michigan Wilderness of the Early 1800s

By: Selleck, Henry B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Beaumont Memorial Foundation: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18685

Condition: Very Good


40 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; White softcover booklet, 40 pages, 17 b/w illustrations, 2 illustrations in full color including front cover. ; Famous story of William Beaumont MD who, on Mackinac Island in 1822, was able to make new discoveries in stomach physiology and digestion when a French Canadian voyageur suffered an accidental gunshot wound that did not completely heal. ; Front cover and front leaf creased at lower corner. Otherwise book shows only minor wear. View more info

Amana : The Community of True Inspiration

By: Shambaugh, Bertha Horack

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Penfield Books: 1988

Seller ID: 20304

ISBN: 1932043632

Condition: Very Good+


414 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Blue softcover, 414 pages, index, over 50 photos and illustrations. ; History of famous Amana colonies of Iowa, populated by German Pietists who flourished for decades in their isolated lifestyle. ; Originally published 1908. This is an authorized facsmilie edition, with additional historical photos by Bertha Horack Shambaugh, published under auspices, State Historical Society of Iowa, 1988. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Original pricesti... View more info

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Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler, The

By: Shirer, William L.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Random House: 1961

Seller ID: 20926

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


185 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, gray cloth, color illustrated endpapers, [vi] + 185 pages, index, footnotes, b/w full-spread map of Europe in 1944, 40 b/w photos on glossy plates, with captions. ; By the famous author of Rise and Fall of the Third Reich. The Landmark Series is suitable for young readers. ; Name penned on front endpaper. Otherwise book shows only minor wear. Jacket rubbed, chipped, wrinkled, sunned but all readable. ; Landmark Books W Series; ... View more info

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Ia Krepasts, Viadu Boi : I Am Fortress, I Am in Action

By: Shnarevich, Vladimir

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Belarus: 1991

Seller ID: 20996

ISBN: 5338004240

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


160 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; RUSSIAN text throughout, with title page, summary and brief author bio in parallel English, French, German, Spanish. Tall hardcover, gray pictorial boards, black endpapers, 160 pages, about 110 b/w photos, about 150 photos in color. ; History of the Fortress of Brest, Belarus, and its triumphs in World War 2. ; No visible defects. Lacks jacket. Scarce. View more info

Gazeta Tysiaclecia : The Thousand Year Gazette

By: Siuchninski, Mateusz; Illustrated by Zygmunt Platek

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Wydawnictwo Ministerstwa Obrony Narodowej: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16445

Condition: Near Fine in Fair dust jacket


204 pages; Folio (13.5") 35 cm; Tall hardcover (10 x 13.5 inches) 25 x 35 cm, brown cloth, gold lettering and decor, 204 pages, monochrome illustrated endpapers, main text in 5 columns, chronology, four royal family trees, endnotes, hundreds of b/w photos and illustrations. POLISH text throughout. ; Edited by Jadwiga Nadzienja. Illustrated by Zygmunt Platek. Additional contributions by Mieczyslaw Wisniewki. Wydanie 1 (1st Edition) stated. ; Capsule history of Poland ... View more info

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New Worlds for Old : (Signed First Edition, 1935) an Autobiography of the Changing European Scene

By: Skariatina, Irina, and Victor Blakeslee

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16660

Condition: Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket


307 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, gilt lettering, 207 pages. Front endpaper inscribed 'Very sincerely' and SIGNED by Irina Skariatina and by Victor Blakeslee in fountain pen. ; 1st edition stated. Written by Irina Skariatina, a Russian noble who escaped during the revolution and became an international journalist, and her American husband, Victor F. Blakeslee, a naval officer. This book describes her eyewitness accounts of early 1930s Europe, includ... View more info

Queer Things about Japan : To Which is Added a Life of the Late Emporer of Japan

By: Sladen, Douglas

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Singing Tree Press: 1968

Seller ID: 20314

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


443 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, red endpapers, [lxxii] + 443 pages, top edge red, 5 appendixes including chronology of Japanese history, over 30 full-pageb/w illustrations on unnumbered plates. ; Originally published by London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Tribner and Company, 1903. This is a high-quality exact facsimile reprint, of the 4th edition, 1913, published 1968. View more info

Journal of Social Issues, Desegregation, an Appraisal of the Evidence : Volume 9, Number 4, 1953

By: Smith, M. Brewster, and Kenneth B. Clark

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues: 1953

Seller ID: 17717

Condition: Very Good+


79 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Tan softcover, 79 pages, footnotes, endnotes. Editor M. Brewster Smith. Guest author for this issue, Kenneth Bancroft Clark. ; Published by a division of the American Psychological Association, 1953. Takes a highly detailed look at the issue of desegregation as it existed during the time the US supreme Court was deliberatiing Brown v Board of Education. Many examples of successful desegregation in the South (and elsewhere) are described, inc... View more info

Michigan : From the Eyry of the Eagle (Signed)

By: Snowday, H. Terry; Illustrated by Dale Fisher

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Elk Marsh Foundation: 1986

Seller ID: 20361

ISBN: 0961562315

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


150 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Large oblong hardcover (14.25 x 10.25 inches) white cloth, white laid endpapers, about 150 unnumbered glossy pages, over 135 fantastic full-page full-color aerial photos of Michigan. SIGNED by Dale Fisher under his photo on page 8.; Photos by Dale Fisher. Introduction and text by H. Terry Snowday. ; One of the best coffee-table books of Michigan photos ever published. Simply stunning images. ; No defects. No marks apart from autograph. ... View more info

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Michigan on Fire

By: Sodders, Betty, with Don Weeks

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Thunder Bay Press: 1999

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 20873

ISBN: 1882376528

Condition: Very Good+


390 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Softcover, [x] + 390 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, several lists and tables, 40 b/w photos and illustrations. ; Copyright 1997. This is 2nd printing, 1999. ; Horrifying true story of Great Fire of 1881 that burned nearly every part of the "thumb" of Michigan and killed 280 people, plus chapters on other great fires in Michigan in 1871, 1908, 1911 and more. Mz; Light edgewear only. No marks or major defects. View more info

Star Wars : Delusions and Dangers

By: Sokolov, Sergei

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Military Publishing House: 1985

Seller ID: 18227

Condition: Very Good+


56 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Softcover booklet, blue fabricoid covers, 56 pages, 12 full-color photos and illustrations. English throughout. ; Translated from Russian by Progress Publishers. ; Topics include: Soviet Union against military use of outer space. Reagan administration attempting to militarize outer space. Use of Strategic Defense Initiative aka Star Wars as first strike. Bombers. Submarines. Nuclear missiles. Curbing the arms race. More. ; Light edgewear o... View more info

Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer : Signed by Editor

By: Sorrel, G. Moxley, with Bell Irvin Wiley

Price: $23.00

Publisher: McCowat-Mercer Press: 1958

Seller ID: 20333

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


322 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, gray cloth, [xx] + 322 pages, index, 8 appendixes by Sorrel, 4 appendixes by Wiley, 1 b/w facsimile of autograph letter by Sorrel, 29 b/w illustrations on glossy plates. Special secondary halftitle page SIGNED by editor Bell Wiley. ; Memoirs of Colonel (later Brigadier General) G. Moxley Sorrel, chief of staff to Lieutenant General James Longstreet, second only to Robert E. Lee. Edited by Bell Irvin Wiley, longtime professor o... View more info

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Sauerkraut and Enterprise

By: Staebler, Edna; Illustrated by Jean Forden

Price: $16.00

Publisher: University Women's Club: 1966

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 20812

Condition: Very Good+


85 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Blue softcover booklet, 85 pages, 4 stories plus a lively condensed history of Kitchener-Waterloo, 8 b/w illustrations plus small b/w map. ; Copyright 1966. This is 4th printing, December, 1966. Published by University Women's Club of Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Illustrated by Jean Forden. Map by Ian Macredie. Foreword by Lillian Y. Snider. ; True tales of Old Order Mennonite and Amish people of Kitchener and Waterloo area, written ... View more info

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Steele's Western Guide Book and Emigrant's Directory : Containing Different Routes through the States of New York, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin Territory, Etc, with Descriptions of the Climate, Soil, Productions, Prospects, Etc

By: Steele, Oliver G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oliver G. Steele: 1846

Seller ID: 17220

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


72 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small hardcover, 4 x 6 inches, 72 rag (cotton-fiber) pages, black leather over spine, brown cloth over boards, green paste-down on front, 8 lists and tables giving distances. ; Topics are: New York. Erie Canal. Ohio. Ohio Canal. Michigan. Indiana. Illinois. Wisconsin. Lake Superior Copper Region. ; Copyright 1832. This is 14th edition, greatly improved and enlarged, published in Buffalo by author, 1846. Complete subtitle: 'Containing Differ... View more info

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Peace by Finesse

By: Still, Joseph W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Promoting Enduring Peace: 1967

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 19649

Condition: Near Fine


64 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Tan softcover, green lettering, 64 pages, table of 20th-century advances. ; 3rd edition stated. Written and published by physician, veteran of World War 2, who explains how to end Cold War and bring peace to underdeveloped world. Introduction by congressman George E. Brown Jr. ; No visible marks or defects apart from fact that both staples are starting to rust. View more info

Graves, the : Srebrenica and Vukovar

By: Stover, Eric, with Richard Goldstone; Illustrated by Gilles Peress

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Scalo Publishers: 1998

Seller ID: 15167

ISBN: 3931141764

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


334 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, gray pictorial boards, 334 pages, bibliography, dozens of graphic b/w photos of gravesites, artifacts, bones, corpses, etc. English text throughout. ; Foreword by Justice Richard Goldstone, chief prosecutor of UN War Crimes Tribunal for Yugoslavia. Based on excavations and research conducted in Bosnia and Croatia into mass graves of slaughtered civilians, including the atrocities known as the Srebrenica Massacre and the Vukovar... View more info