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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, including political disruptions in the Soviet Union, Poland, Germany, Czechoslovakia, Austria and Italy. ; Book shows light wear on... View more info

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

By: Sladen, Douglas

Price: $15.00

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, including churches, military units, education, housing, sports, public pools, voting rights and more. ; Only light edgewear. No ... View more info

Michigan : From the Eyry of the Eagle (Signed)

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

Price: $28.00

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. Lacks jacket. 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 only. ; An authentic cold-war-era publication from behind the Iron Curtain. View more info

Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer : Signed by Editor

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

Price: $21.00

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 of history and grandson of W. A. Wiley, who served with Sorrel. ; Cloth very light sunned on top edge and part of spine. Bookp... 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 by descendant of early settlers. ; Very minor sunning. A touch of wear to upper tip of rear cover. No other defects. Scarce. View more info

Image for 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

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 Different Routes through the States of New York, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin Territory, etc, with Descriptions of ... 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 Massacre. ; This book was acquired from the personal library of author Elmore Leonard, where estate seller affixed sticker t... 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 only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or defects. Jacket sunned on spine and around edges, small wrinkle at crown, all readable... 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 resister who wishes to move to Canada rather than drop napalm on Vietnamese children. Topics include: Who can come to Canada? Prohib... 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 booklet, 32p, b/w and color illus. 5) Welsh Words and Phrases, by Celtic Educational, 1976, small book, 48p. 6) Welsh Teas, by Ce... 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 endpaper. No other defects. A magnificent book. 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 leaves creased at upper corner. No other defects. View more info

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Our Welsh Heritage

By: Thomas, Islyn

Price: $12.00

Publisher: National Welsh-American Foundation: 1980

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 20912

Condition: Near Fine


100 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Green softcover, red dragon on front, 100 glossy pages, Welsh pronunciation guide and other useful lists, 3 small maps, 33 b/w photos with captions. English throughout, except 2 hymns with tunes and lyrics in Welsh and English, and small glossary of Welsh words and phrases. ; Origially published by St. David's Society of the State of New York, 1972. This is 5th Edition, revised, published by National Welsh-American Foundation (Sefydliad Cenedlaethol Cymru-Amerca) 1980. ; No defects. Crisp and clean. 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: $70.00

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 Marvelous Architectural, Sculptural, Artistic, Mechanical, Agricultural, Industrial, Archaeological, Ethnological, Historical and Sce... View more info