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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: $14.00

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

Horace Mann and Others : Chapters from the History of Antioch College

By: Straker, Robert Lincoln; Illustrated by Jack R. Hubbard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Antioch Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20178

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


106 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, yellow boards, [viii] + 106 pages, b/w portrait photo of author on glossy plate, several b/w illustrations in text. ; Introduction by Louis Fuller. Line art by Jack R. Hubbard. ; Epic true story of founding and early years of Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, whose first president was the renowned Horace Mann (1796-1859) author, congressman, Unitarian, and father of public schools in America. ; Book shows ... View more info

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Escape from Freedom : Or, I Didn't Raise My Boy to be a Canadian

By: Student Union For Peace Action

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Student Union for Peace Action: 1966

Seller ID: 20862

Condition: Very Good


12 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Yellow softcover booklet, 12 pages plus covers, b/w cartoon on front, appendix of questions on immigrant application form, list of Canadian consulates, contact info for SUPA and Committee to Aid American War Objectors. ; The Student Union for Peace Action anti-draft program was launched in 1965 and lasted two years before it was revamped and renamed. This item is undated but we place it around 1966. ; Written for the American draft resiste... View more info

Welsh Walks and Legends, South Wales : (Lot of 10 Books and Booklets on Wales, 1973-1977)

By: Styles, Showell

Price: $24.00

Publisher: John Jones Cardiff: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13275

ISBN: 0902375075

Condition: Very Good+


64 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; LOT OF 10 softcover books and booklets in English, some also with Welsh headers. Titles are: 1) Welsh Walks and Legends, South Wales, 1977, 64 pages, small map, 5 b/w illus. 2) Stories of Wales, Straeon am Gymru, by Denys A. Bennett, 1974, 32 pgs, 6 small maps, 8 b/w and 16 color photos. 3) Castles of Wales, by W. N. Williams and M. J. Williams, 1974, 32p, 6 small maps, 3 floorplans, 18 b/w and 15 color photos. ; 4) Margam Park, small book... View more info

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Der Eisbrecher, Hitler in Stalins Kalkul : The Icebreaker, Hitler in Stalin's Calculus

By: Suworow, Viktor

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Klett-Cotta: 1989

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 20876

ISBN: 3608915117

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


461 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; GERMAN throughout. Hardcover, red boards, 461 + 2 pages, 2 indexes, bibliography, appendix, 3 small maps, 30 historical photos with captions. ; Originally published in Russia. This is 4th German edition, 1989.; One defect: indentation and wrinkle to front board with corresponding wrinkle and closed tear to front jacket panel. Otherwise book is clean, tight, and appears unread. View more info

Kitchigamig Anishinabeg : The People of the Great Lakes

By: Teeple, Bucko; Illustrated by Alan R. Kamuda

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Tribe of Chippewa Indians: 1994

Seller ID: 17549

ISBN: 0964552507

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


129 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, black cloth, gold lettering, [xiv] + 129 glossy pages, bibliography, 75 photos, including a few historical b/w, but most are high-quality full-page full-color portraits of Indians living today, wearing traditional or fancy garb associated with the tribe. Captions include Indian name, English name, age, residence and tribe or band. ; Introduction by Bernard Bouschor, tribal chairman. ; Owner name penned on front endpape... View more info

Paris in December, 1851, Or, the Coup d'Etat of Napoleon III : Translated from the Thirteenth French Edition, with Many Orignal Notes, by S. W. Adams, and A. H. Brandon.

By: Tenot, Eugene

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Hurd & Houghton: 1870

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 17251

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


350 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, blindstamped decor on boards, brown glossy endpapers, [xvi] + 350 pages, errata page, index, footnotes, appendix. English throughout. ; 1st American edition, 1870. Complete subtitle: 'Translated from the Thirteenth French Edition, with Many Orignal Notes, by Sherman W. Adams, and A. H. Brandon.' ; Cloth shows very minor wear at tips. Small antique book label on front endpaper. A few leave... View more info

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Bits and Pieces of the Past Along the Ohio : A Compiled Local History of the Tri-State

By: Thompson, M. Douglas

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Doug Thompson: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20852

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


138 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; White softcover, [viii] + 138 pages, bibliography, 30 line drawings and small maps, 43 b/w photos with captions. ; History of early pioneer life in the Tri-State area where Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia meet. ; Small address label on title page. Otherwise book shows only a touch of wear. View more info

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Dream City, the : A Portfolio of Photographic Views of the World's Columbian Exposition

By: Thompson, N. D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N. D. Thompson Publishing Company: 1893

Seller ID: 20325

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


278 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Large oblong hardcover (13.5 x 11 inches), reddish-brown cloth, gilt lettering, silver decor, green floral endpapers, 278 unnumbered glossy pages, over 300 b/w photos, most full page, with detailed captions. Sculpture, artworks (some nudes), ethnic characters, and of course the spectacular buildings of the 1893 World's Fair. ; Complete subtitle: 'A Portfolio of Photographic Views of the World's Columbian Exposition, Comprising its Marvelou... View more info

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Thucydidis, de Bello Peloponnesiaco, Cum Indice Rerum, and Herodoti, Historiarum Libri Novem, set of 3 Volumes : The Peloponnesian War, in 8 Books, with Index, by Thucydides, Greek Language Edition, 1844

By: Thucydides, and Herodotus

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Caroli Tauchnitii: 1844

Seller ID: 16749

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


718 pages; 24mo (5.5") 14 cm; Hardcover, set of 3 volumes, small format (3.75 x 5.5 inches) 95 x 138 mm, black leather spines and tips, marbled boards, gilt decor on spines, gilt titles over red bands on spines, red speckled edges, [vi] + 353 + [vi] + 353 pages. Greek text throughout, except front matter and index in Latin. ; Ancient text. This edition 1844. (Amazonbuyers please note: this item does not match image. We have 3 small vols, not a 1-vol edition) The firs... View more info

Curiosities of London : Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of Interest in the Metropolis

By: Timbs, John

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Virtue & Company: 1867

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 14477

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


871 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall thick hardcover, black leather over spine and corners, red marbled boards, gilt lettering over red spine band, edges speckled red, [vii] + 871 pages, b/w line diagrams here and there. Title page engraving by J. H. Wray and J. Stephenson. ; Topics include: Amusements. Baths. Churches. Protestant and dissenters chapels. Crypts. Guild Halls. Inns. Libraries. Museums. Piccadilly. Theatres. Much more. ; This is a real book from 1867, no... View more info

English Eccentrics and Eccentricities : A New Edition with 48 Illustrations

By: Timbs, John

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Singing Tree Press: 1969

Seller ID: 20312

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


578 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, yellow cloth, olve-green endpapers, [xvi] + 578 pages, index, 48 b/w illustrations in text. ; Originally published 1875. This is a high-quality exact facsimile reprint, 1969. ; True tales of bizarre and eccentric characters and events in English history. Chapter headings include: Wealth and fashion. Imposters. Strange sporting scenes. Theatrical folks. Men of letters. More. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks. No jacket, as iss... View more info

Fragility of Goodness, the : Why Bulgaria's Jews Survived the Holocaust

By: Todorov, Tzvetan, with Arthur Denner

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2001

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 19971

ISBN: 0691088322

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


197 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, dark burgundy-red cloth, [vi] + 197 + 5 pages, index, footnotes, complete text and commentary of 22 significant documents including memoirs, government pronouncements, statements from unions and other organizations, leaflets, etc. ; Sub-subtitle: A Collection of Texts with Commentary by Tzvetan Todorov, translated by Arthur Denner. Originally published in French, 1999. This is first English edition, 2001.; No defects to book. ... View more info

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Backwoods of Canada, The, 1836 : Letters from the Wife of an Emigrant Officer Illustrative of the Domestic Economy of British America

By: Traill, Catherine Parr Strickland

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Coles Publishing Company: 1971

Seller ID: 20838

Condition: Very Good+


351 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Green and yellow softcover, [x] + 351 pages, 2 appendixes, 21 b/w illustrations reproduced from old engravings. ; Written between 1832 and 1834 by Catherine Parr Strickland Traill (1802-1899) and originally published anonymously in London, England, by Charles Knight, 1836, part of series Library of Entertaining Knowledge. This is a facsimile reprint published in Toronto by Coles, 1971. ; True tales of pioneer life in Upper Canada (Ontario... View more info

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George Washington's Grist Mill : Erected in 1735 and Restored in 1932

By: Virginia Conservation Commission

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Virginia Conservation Commission: 1932

Seller ID: 18667

Condition: Very Good


12 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Small softcover booklet, orange covers, 12 pages, 4 b/w photos with captions. ; Published by Virginia Conservation Commission in conjunction with Future Farmers of America. Topics: Historical sketch of the mill. Research and restoration. Excavations. ; Faint vertical crease affects entire booklet, which is otherwise flat and intact. No marks. View more info

Port Folio and Companion to the Select Circulating Library, the : A Semi-Monthly Publication on the Basis of Chamber's Edinburgh Journal, 4 Volumes, January 1835 to December 1836

By: Waldie, Adam, with Letitia Elizabeth Landon

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Adam Waldie: 1835

Seller ID: 16171

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


832 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; A family-friendly magazine from 1835. ; Brown leather spine and corners, green marbled boards, rag (cotton fiber) paper throughout, text in 3 columns, topical index at front of each Part, 4 small b/w engravings, 208 + 208 + 208 + 208 pages. ; This is a bound volume of 4 Volumes, here called Parts, with 13 issues (numbers) per volume, for a total of 52 issues, from January 1835 to December 1836 inclusive. ; Contents include: Travel tales... View more info