Category: History


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History of the American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine, 1959-2008 : 50th Anniversary Convention, Dearborn, Michigan, July 2-6, 2008

By: Ajlouny, Nadim

Price: $44.00

Publisher: American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine: 2009

Seller ID: 16710

181 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, black pictorial covers, 181 pages, 3 appendixes, 2 small maps, 6 family trees and tables, lyrics of Federation anthem in Arabic and phonetic English, hundreds of high-quality photos, about half in full color. Glossy throughout. All English, with a few words and phrases in Arabic. ; Compiled, edited, introduction and photos by Nadim Ajlouny, past president, American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine. ; Includes history of... View more info

Regulations for the Instruction and Movement of Cavalry : 1885 Edition

By: Alison, A.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: W. Clowes & Sons: 1885

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 10288

499 pages; 24mo (5.25") 14 cm; Small leather hardcover (4.25 x 5.25 inches, 1.5 inches thick) 117 x 135 mm, 40 mm thick. Full red leather, gilt lettering and decor, 499 pages, pink endpapers. Includes 59 plates, including 5 small fold-outs, mostly b/w line diagrams, a few in black and red. ; Revised from 1876 edition. This edition 1885. This is an actual book from 1885, not an overpriced modern reprint. ; Topics include: Military equitation. Single ride. Double ride.... View more info

From Van to Detroit : Surviving the Armenian Genocide (Signed)

By: Aprahamian, Souren

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Souren Aprahamian: 1999

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20421

291 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Green softcover, 291 pages, index, bibliography, chronology, small map, appendix with 39 photos, 42 b/w photos in text, with captions. Lengthy inscription on inside front cover (which states, in part, '1 and a half million perished including 35 members of my family! I am the last of the 15 of my family that survived the genocide') and SIGNED by author and dated 2001.; Copyright 1993. This is 2nd edition, 1999. Edited by Ara Sarafian and Ro... View more info

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Invisible Flag. the : Complete and Unabridged

By: Bamm, Peter

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Signet/New American Library: 1958

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 20254

192 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Paperback, 192 pages, all edges inked red, 2 small b/w maps. ; Signet S1512. Copyright 1956. This is 1st paperback edition, April, 1958, complete and unabridged. ; True memoirs of battlefield surgeon in World War 2 in Crimea and East Prussia (formerly Germany, now part of Russia). Blurb: 'A German Army Surgeon who Served in the Russian Campaign Tells of His Personal War for Humanity Against the Nazis and the Barbarism of Battle.' Translate... View more info

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House with Two Tales, the :

By: Barnard, Frederick H.

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Barnard History Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19900

139 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, gray covers, [xiv] + 139 + 13 pages, chronology, bibliography, 4 small family trees, 5 historic maps, about 130 b/w photos and facsimiles with captions. ; Isbn 9781936672998. History of Troy, Michigan, a northern suburb of Detroit, with special emphasis on Niles-Barnard House, home fo pioneer settler Johnson Niles and later Norman Barnard, both instrumental in development of Troy. ; No defects. No jacket, as issued. View more info

Western Military Frontier, The, 1815-1846 : A Dissertation in History

By: Beers, Henry Putney

Price: $24.00

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania: 1935

Seller ID: 19909

227 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Gray softcover, [vii] + 227 pages, extensive index, large bibliography, copious footnotes, map of frontier in 1833, list and map of forts 1783-1846. ; Complete subtitle: 'A Dissertation in History presented to the faculty of the graduate school in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy.' Henry Putney Beers was a noted historian, bibliographer, and archivist with the National Archives and Records Se... View more info

Where Are My Brothers ?

By: Berkowitz, Sarah Bick, with Solomon Z. Ferziger, Fred Weissman

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Helios Book Publishing Company: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19975

127 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, teal-green boards, 127 pages, 5 medium-quality b/w illustrations, original poem 'Ghetto Scene.' ; Blurb: 'From the Ghetto to the Gas Chambers.' Memoirs of author's five years in Nazi ghetto at Lodz, Poland, and concentration camp Bergen-Belsen. Foreword by Solomon Z. Ferziger. Appendix by Fred Weissman. ; Book shows almost no wear. Lower tips very lightly bumped. Jacket is intact, with light rubbing, spine panel slightly faded... View more info

Hitler is No Fool : The Menace of the Man and His Program

By: Billinger, Karl (Paul Wilhelm Massing)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Modern Age Books: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14630

198 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Black and red softcover, [x] + 198 + 14 pages, endnotes. ; Author, born Paul Wilhelm Massing, an avowed liberal who wrote under pen name for safety, spent 5 months in solitary confinement for opposing Hitler. In this book he explains Hitler's thesis, why 'anti-Semitism is an inevitable part of fascism', and 'why the real facts of Hitler's life are not told in [Hitler's] book'. ; Isbn 113523096X. Complete subtitle and blurb: 'The Menace ... View more info

Journal of Negro History, the : Volume 41, Number 1, January 1956

By: Brewer, William M.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Association for the Study of Negro Life & History: 1956

Seller ID: 17742

102 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Softcover, gray covers, side-stapled binding, 102 pages, footnotes, 1 table. ; Topics include: From slavery to self reliance, by Edwin D. Hoffman. Roosevelt, Foraker and the Brownsville Affray, by James A. Tinsley. Carter Godwin Woodson and his contribution to American historiography, by Frank J. Klingberg. More. ; Very light wear only. No marks or spots. Binding tight. ; Laid in: advertisement to join Association for the Study of Negro ... View more info

Journal of Negro History, the : Volume 41, Number 3, July 1956

By: Brewer, William M.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Association for the Study of Negro Life & History: 1956

Seller ID: 17743

104 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Softcover, gray covers, side-stapled binding, [ii] + 99 pages numbered 185-283 + 3 pages, footnotes, 1 table. ; Topics include: Negroes and Indians on the Texas frontier 1831-1876, by Kenneth W. Porter. Attitutes of American Protestantism toward the Negro 1919-1939, by Robert M. Miller. William E. B. DuBois' concept of the racial problem in the US, by Mary L. Chaffee. More. ; Very light wear and a touch of foxing. No other marks. View more info

Journal of Negro History, the : Volume 46, Number 1, January 1961

By: Brewer, William M.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Association for the Study of Negro Life & History: 1961

Seller ID: 17744

64 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Softcover, gray covers, side-stapled binding, [ii] + 64 pages. ; Topics include: Democracy and Christian ethics, by Dwight L. Dumond. The established Virginia church and the conversion of Negroes and Indians 1620-1760, by Jerome W. Jones. William Parker and the Christiana riot, by Roderick W. Nash. Saint Louis and the Exodusters of 1879, by Glen Schwendemann. More. ; Minor sheflwear only. View more info

Drummond Island's Part in the War of 1812 : (Signed)

By: Brumwell, Jill Lowe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Black Bear Press: 2012

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19547

293 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; White softcover, 293 pages, appendix, bibliography, 58 b/w photos and illustrations in text. Title page inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Part of Chippewa county, Michigan, Drummond Island sits at the northern tip Lake Huron on the border between the US and Canada. ; No defects. No marks apart from autograph. View more info

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Ancient Cities of the New World, the : Being Voyages and Explorations in Mexico and Central America from 1857-1882

By: Charnay, Desire

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1888

Seller ID: 16761

562 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover, dark steel-blue cloth, gilt lettering on front and spine, red and silver and gilt illustration of ancient Toltec or Mayan sculptured pottery face on front, [xlvi] + 514 + 2 pages, about 220 illustrations and diagrams in text, large fold-out map of Toltec Migrations in southern Mexico. ; Written by Désiré Charnay (1828-1915) who explored Mexico 1857-1861, 1880-1883, making both anthropological and archaeological investigatio... View more info

String of Chinese Peach Stones, a : Sketches of Village Life in Rural Southern China, with Illustrations

By: Cornaby, William Arthur >>

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Gale Research Company;: 1974

Seller ID: 20315

479 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, [xvi] + 479 pages, appendix, footnotes, about 150 b/w photos and illustrations in text, with captions. ; Originally published by London: Charles H. Kelly, 1895. This is a high-quality exact facsimile reprint, 1974. ; Village life, customs, festivals, etc, in rural southern China, with much info on bloody Taiping Rebellion of 1850-1864, launched by fanatical Chinese convert to Christianity who proclaimed himself t... View more info

Human Nature and History, Complete in 2 Volumes : A Study in the Development of Liberal Political Thought

By: Cumming, Robert Denoon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18729

825 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Set of 2 hardcover volumes, blue cloth, top edges blue, 825 pages. ; Isbn 0226123642. Authored by longtime professor of philosophy and 20th-century phenomenology, Columbia University, New York. ; We have graded this set Fine. No defects to books or jackets. Still in original shrinkwrap. View more info

Relics of Columbus, the : An Illustrated Description of the Historical Collection in the Monastery of La Rabida, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

By: Curtis, William Eleroy

Price: $16.00

Publisher: William H. Lowdermilk Company: 1893

Seller ID: 15430

224 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover, 224 pages, footnotes, 1067 items listed and described, 107 b/w photos and illustrations with captions. ; Items include: portraits, maps, landscapes of places Columbus visited, relics of the conquest of the New World, original papers and documents relating to Columbus (many given here, in English translation, complete) and more. ; PLEASE NOTE: This is an actual book from 1893, not a flimsy overpriced book-on-demand reprin... View more info

Past and Present of Clinton County, Michigan : Together with Biographical Sketches of Many of its Prominent and Leading Citizens and Illustrious Dead, Illustrated

By: Daboll, Sherman B. (Judge) and Dean W. Kelley

Price: $90.00

Publisher: S. J. Clarke Publishing Company: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17750

575 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, quite heavy, full original black leather, gilt lettering on spine, green-gilt patterned endpapers, all edges gilt, 575 glossy pages, index, 80 full-page b/w photos and 5 beautiful full-page steel-engraved portraits with tissue guards. ; Biographical section, pages 1-439. Historical section, pages 440-572. ; (This is a real book from 1906, not a computer-generated reprint. Don't be fooled: those cheap reprints have the worst... View more info

Great West, The, Or, the Garden of the World : Its History, its Wealth, its Natural Advantages, and its Future, Also Comprising a Complete Guide to Emigrants, with a Full Description of the Different Routes Westward . . .

By: Dana, C. W.

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Thayer & Eldridge: 1861

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 11847

396 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; This is not a flimsy recent reprint but an actual book from 1861. ; Hardcover, dark green blindstamped cloth, gilt spine title, pale yellow endpapers, a few small b/w engravings, several lists of data on river and railroad travel. For each western state (Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Minnesota, Texas, California, etc) gives rivers, railroads, climate, soil, government, education, religious data, e... View more info

Livonia Preserved : Greenmead and Beyond (Images of America Series) (Michigan)

By: Daniel, Suzanne, and Kathleen Glynn

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 20362

128 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Tan softcover, 128 glossy pages, over 200 high-quality historical b/w photos with detailed captions. ; Wonderful collection of historical photos showing birth and development of Greenmead, open-air museum and historical village in Livonia, Michigan. Plenty of Greek Revival architecture. ; No defects. Appears unread. ; Images of America Series View more info

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Detroit : Race and Uneven Development

By: Darden, Joe T. and Hill, Thomas, and Thomas

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Temple University Press: 1987

Seller ID: 19741

317 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Pink and red softcover, [xii] + 317 pages, index, endnotes, 23 b/w figures and tables, 9 small maps. ; Copyright 1987. Written by Joe T. Darden, Richard Child Hill, June Thomas, Richard Thomas. ; 'A wonderfully thorough compendium of urban inequality.' ; Two pages have highlighting, not excessive. The number 4 penned on halft-title page. One leaf creased. Otherwise only a touch of shelfwear. ; Comparative American Cities Series View more info