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Image for Antique Ribbon, 22nd Michigan Volunteer Infantry :  29th Annual Reunion At Flushing, August 13, 1896

Antique Ribbon, 22nd Michigan Volunteer Infantry : 29th Annual Reunion At Flushing, August 13, 1896

By: 22nd Michigan Infantry

Price: $48.00

Publisher: 22nd Michigan Volunteer Infantry: 1896

Seller ID: 16209

Condition: Very Good

Not a book. Authentic souvenir of 1896 event. Pale ivory-white ribbon with black lettering and red decor, measuring (1.9 x 7 inches) 49 x 178 mm. The 22nd Michigan Infantry Regiment was mustered in 1862 and saw action in the US Civil War, including at Chickamauga, Kennesaw Mountain, Siege of Atlanta, and Battle of Jonesboro. This ribbon is from 1896 and states 29th Annual Reunion, Flushing, Michigan. ; This wonderful old item dates back to the days when ribbons were prin... View more info

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

By: Ajlouny, Nadim

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine: 2009

Seller ID: 16710

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

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

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

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

American Airlines Guide Book to the World's Fair and New York : New York World's Fair, 1964-1965

By: American Airlines; Illustrated by William Kasso

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cliff Productions: 1964

Seller ID: 18004

Condition: Very Good+

66 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small softcover, fold-and-staple binding, glossy covers, 66 pages printed on newsprint, 1 small map, 23 b/w photos and illustrations. ; Slight yellowing of pages, as usual. Faint crease to lower front cover. A touch of wear to crown. Otherwise remarkably crisp and clean. Scarce. View more info

Image for I Married a Logger :  Life in Michigan's Tall Timber

I Married a Logger : Life in Michigan's Tall Timber

By: Anderson, Julie; Illustrated by Julie Anderson

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Avery Color Studios: 1989

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 20839

ISBN: 0932212549

Condition: Very Good+

328 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Softcover, 328 pages, b/w photo of author, 16 full-page line drawings by author. (Please note: front cover carries faint image of author, that is not a stain) ; Originally published 1951. This is a facsimile reprint, 1988, 2nd printing, July, 1989. ; Memoirs and true stories of life in Upper Peninsula (Michigan) logging camp in early 20th century, writen by longtime logger's wife who fended off bears and coyotes while cooking for loggers.... View more info

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Fur Fort, The

By: Andrews, R. J.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ginn & Company: 1970

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 18746

Condition: Very Good+

24 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Large oblong softcover booklet, 24 glossy pages, bibliography, 18 b/w illustrations, 15 color illustrations including map of early trading posts in Eastern Canada. ; Historical information on pioneer forts and fur trade in Canada around Hudson Bay and Great Lakes, with short quiz at end of each section, aimed at schoolchildren but suitable for all ages. ; Covers show a touch of shelfwear. 'Thunder Bay Historical Museum' stamped inside fr... 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

Condition: Near Fine

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

Image for Andersonville :  The Story of a Civil War Prison Camp

Andersonville : The Story of a Civil War Prison Camp

By: Baker, Raymond F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1972

Seller ID: 18720

Condition: Near Fine

24 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Dark brown softcover booklet, 24 pages including covers, 4 b/w photos, b/w map of camp and surroundings. ; Written by Raymond F. Baker, based on research by Edwin C. Bearss. Published under auspices, National Park Service, US Department of the Interior, 1972. ; History and guidebook for visitors to Andersonville National Historic Site. View more info

Image for Invisible Flag. the :  Complete and Unabridged

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

Condition: Near Fine

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

Women of the Peace Camps in Action for the Common Cause

By: Barber, Ed; Illustrated by Kate Donnelly

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Leeds Postcards: 1982

Seller ID: 15613

Condition: Near Fine

16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Postcard; Standard size (4.25 x 6.25 inches) 11 x 16 cm, glossy b/w photos, captions on reverse. Original coversheet, pale blue, with title and publisher name, included. ; Photos by Ed Barber and Kate Donnelly. 1) women from Greenham Common (UK air force base) protest movement after keening at Houses of Parliament. 2) Die-in at London Stock Exchange. 3) policeman removing woman protester from security gate at Greenham Common. 4) protesters obstruc... 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

ISBN: 1936672995

Condition: As New with no dust jacket

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

Image for Auronzo Per Non Dimenticare, Volume Secondo :  So As Not to Forget, Volume 2

Auronzo Per Non Dimenticare, Volume Secondo : So As Not to Forget, Volume 2

By: Becher, Gianni Pais

Price: $56.00

Publisher: Fotochromo Emiliano: 1996

Seller ID: 20625

Condition: Very Good+

381 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; ITALIAN text throughout. Hardcover, blue boards, gold lettering and b/w photo pastedown on front, 381 glossy pages, bibliography, 707 high-quality b/w photos, with notes in front. ; Published under aspices Comune di Auronzo di Cadore, 1996. History and citizens of this mountainous northeastern Italian town. Includes hundreds of historical portrait photos of individuals and families. ; Light shelfwear to lower edge. No marks. Binding tigh... 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

Condition: Very Good-

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

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

Condition: Very Good+

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

Image for African American Families and Children at Risk :  The Twelfth Annual Gisela Konopka Lecture, 1989

African American Families and Children at Risk : The Twelfth Annual Gisela Konopka Lecture, 1989

By: Billingsley, Andrew

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Center for Youth Development and Research, College of Home Economics, University of Minnesota: 1989

Seller ID: 19038

Condition: Very Good+

21 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Tan softcover booklet, [iv] + 28 pages numbered to 21, b/w portrait photos of Gisela Konopka and Andrew Billingsley. Includes audience questions and answers. ; Introductions by Dr. Mary Heltsley and Dr. Josie Johnson. ; Front cover has two puncture wounds from removed staple. Otherwise only a touch of wear. Scarce. ; Annual Gisela Konopka Lecture Series; Vol. 12 View more info

Culloden and the ' 45

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Grange Books: 1997

Seller ID: 20524

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

217 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, red boards, [xiv] + 217 glossy pages, index, endnotes, 3 battle plans, 6 small maps, 58 b/w portraits and illustrations. ; Originally published 1990. This edition 1997. ; Exhaustive history of failed 1745 Jacobite (Scottish) rebellion against England and its final battle at Culloden. ; Book and jacket show only a whisper of wear. No marks, no defects. View more info

Image for Child at War : The True Story of a Young Belgian Resistance Fighter

Child at War : The True Story of a Young Belgian Resistance Fighter

By: Bles, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mercury House: 1991

Seller ID: 20902

ISBN: 1562790048

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

301 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, black boards, [viii] + 301 pages, bibliography, 36 b/w photos with caption. Original publisher postcard laid in, as issued. ; Biography of Hortense Damon, a 15-year-old young woman who fought with underground guerrilla resistance in Leuven (Louvain) Belgium, during World War 2 and survived imprisonment at Ravensbruck concentration camp. ; No defects to book. Jacket has small wrinkle and closed tear at crown. View more info

Image for Saint Austell Old Cornwall Society :  Jubilee Souvenir, 1925-1975

Saint Austell Old Cornwall Society : Jubilee Souvenir, 1925-1975

By: Blight, Edward

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Old Cornwall Society: 1975

Seller ID: 20830

Condition: Very Good+

20 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Orange softcover, 20 pages, list of presidents with their society nicknames, list of current officers, b/w photo of banner on front, full-spread centerfold map of Cornwall. ; Additional chapters by G. J. Lomer, C. A. Evans, Peter Sheppard. ; Concise history of historical society of St Austell, one of the largest towns in Cornwall, England. ; Minor edgewear only. ; Laid in: Holy Trinity, St. Austell, 8 glossy pgs, 10 b/w photos and illustr... View more info

Out of Harm's Way : Moving America's Lighthouse

By: Booher, Mike, and Lin Ezell

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Eastwind Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20298

ISBN: 1885457154

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

123 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, black cloth, photos endpapers, [xiv] + 123 glossy pages, index, bibliography, 2 appendixes, about 200 high-quality photos, most in full color. ; Famous 200-foot tall Cape Hatteras (North Carolina) Lighthouse was moved, intact, from its original coastal location to a site one half mile inland in 1999. This is the history of this historical lighthouse and the incredible engineering feat of its relocation. ; No defects to b... 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

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

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