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Vastergotland : (Västergötland)

By: Wideen, Harald, and Bror Olsson; Illustrated by Erik Liljeroth

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Allhems Forlag: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18816

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


542 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; SWEDISH text throughout. Large heavy hardcover, red cloth, monochrome pictorial endpapers, 542 pages, 666 illustrations including line drawings, paintings, photos and small maps, many in full color, with detailed captions. ; Edited by Richard Holmstrom and S. Artur Svensson. Photos by Erik Liljeroth. Text by Harald Wideen and Bror Olsson. Introduction by Harald Schiller. Photo captions by Richard Holmstrom. ; A beautiful book on the histor... View more info

Musings of a Hermit at Three Score and Ten : With Historical Sketches of the Waccamaw Neck, Fifth and Final Edition (Signed)

By: Willcox, Clarke A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Walker, Evans & Cogswell Company: 1979

Edition: Fifth Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20109

Condition: Near Fine


166 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, white plastic comb binding, blue leatherette covers, [viii] + 166 pages, numerous b/w illustrations including small map and Willcox family tree. Title page inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Copyright 1966. This is 5th edition, July, 1979. Written by Clarke Allen Willcox. Additional items by Genevieve Willcox Chandler, Sarah C. Spell, Gurdon Tarbox, others. Foreword by Sarah and Herbert Spell. ; History of Waccamaw Neck, nea... View more info

Epic of Heroism, an : The Underground Railroad in Michigan 1837-1870

By: Wilson, B. C.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Museum of African American History: 1988

Seller ID: 19519

Condition: Near Fine


58 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, 58 pages, bibliography, glossary, 3 songs with music, over 30 b/w photos, illustrations and small maps. ; Foreword by Reginald Witherspoon. Exhibit guide, study guide and resource booklet for inaugural historical exhibit of Museum of African American History (now the Charles H. Wright Museum ~) of Detroit, Michigan. Not written 'down' to kids but suitable for all ages. Includes optional study questions and activities. ; Only... View more info

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Thousand Islands, the : Photo-Gravures

By: Witteman, Adolph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Albertype Company: 1896

Seller ID: 16215

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


64 pages; 24mo (5") 13 cm; Small oblong hardcover (7 x 5 inches) 18 x 13 cm, umber-gray faux snakeskin boards bound with cord as issued, silver title on front, gorgeous white endpapers with gilt patterns, 64 unnumbered pages printed one-side only, 35 b/w photogravures (photos) of sights, including islands, coves, mansions, clubhouses, hotels, paddlewheel boats, etc, with captions. ; 'Scattered in prodigal profusion along the noble St. Lawrence River [on the border be... View more info

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Battle of Monroe's Crossroads, the : And the Civil War's Final Campaign (Signed)

By: Wittenberg, Eric J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Savas Beatie: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20941

ISBN: 1932714170

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


336 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, black boards, [xxiv] + 336 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, 4 appendixes, 24 maps, 42 b/w photos and illustrations. Title page SIGNED by author. ; Foreword by Mark. L. Bradley. Minutely detailed history of Battle of Monroe's Crossroads, aka Battle of Fayetteville Road, aka Kilpatrick's Shirttail Skedaddle, which pitted Northern and Southern cavalry units against each other in Cumberland county, North Carolina, March, 1865.... View more info

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Whatever Happened to Raoul Wallenberg ? (Signed) : The True Story of Holocaust Hero Raul Wallenberg and the Author's Efforts to Rescue Him from Soviet Union Imprisonment

By: Wolff, Morris H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Educational Publisher: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20523

ISBN: 1470193701

Condition: Very Good+


326 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Gray pictorial softcover, [xviii] + 326 pages, several appendixes, 20 b/w photos. Halftitle page inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Foreword by Tom Lantos. Biography of Christian Swedish diplomat who saved over 100 000 Hungarians Jews from Holocaust. ; Minor edgewear only. View more info

Rural Negro, The

By: Woodson, Carter Godwin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Association for the Study of Negro Life & History;: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17729

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


265 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, black and dark green patterned cloth, yellow lettering, [xviii] + 265 pages, index, appendix, footnotes, b/w map showing 4464 completed schools built by Julius Rosenwald Fund, 29 tables, 130 b/w photos and illustrations in text, with captions. ; Based on three years of sociological studies. Topics include: Staying alive. Making a living. Tenancy. Peonage. Farm work. Industrial work. Religious work. Rural schools. Segregation a... View more info

Journal of Negro History, the : Volume 33, Number 4, October 1948

By: Woodson, Carter Godwin

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Association for the Study of Negro Life & History: 1948

Seller ID: 17740

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


136 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Softcover, gray covers, side-stapled binding, [viii] + 118 pages numbered 387-504 + 10-page index, footnotes, 2 tables, 1 b/w diagram. ; Topics include: Denmark Vesey's call to arms, by John M. Lofton Jr. Was Archbishop Francisco Xavier de Luna Victoria a man of Negro blood, by Carlos A. Lewis. Labor movement and Negro during Reconstruction, by Sumner Eliot Matison. Two letters on woman suffrage written by Frederick Douglass. More. ; Cov... View more info

Journal of Negro History, the : Volume 40, Number 1, January 1955

By: Woodson, Carter Godwin

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Association for the Study of Negro Life & History: 1955

Seller ID: 17741

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


102 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Softcover, gray covers, side-stapled binding, 102 pages, footnotes. ; Topics include: Jan Earnst Matzeliger and the making of the shoe, by Sidney Kaplan. Samuel Gompers and the Negro workers 1886-1914, by Bernard Mandel. Role of the courts in the status of the Negro, by Hugh Williamson. More. ; Covers show very light wear. Bottom edge of front cover lightly spotted. No other marks. Binding tight. View more info

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Old Oaken Bucket, the : Promotional Item for Leonard Benjamins, the Old Reliable Clothier, Grand Rapids, Michigan

By: Woodworth, Samuel

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Benjamin Leonards: 1881

Seller ID: 16126

Condition: Good


12 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Lot of 3 items, uniform shape and color. 1) The Old Oaken Bucket, umber-brown softcover booklet, two-tone illustration on front, 12 unnumbered pages, 12 b/w illustrations reproduced from engravings. ; 2) Elegy Written in a Country Chuchyard, by Thomas Gray, same style, same advertiser. ; 3) The Village Blacksmith, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, same style, but this item has ads for Spring & Company, dry goods, Grand Rapids. ; Items 1) and... View more info

Bradley Polytechnic Institute : The First Decade, 1897-1907

By: Wyckoff, Charles T.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Bradley Polytechnic Institute: 1908

Seller ID: 20177

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


180 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, orange lettering, 180 pages + over 20 b/w photos on glossy unnumbered plates. ; Written by publication committee, Charles T. Wyckoff, chair, with Clarence E. Comstock, Wales H. Packard, Theodore C. Burgess. ; Epic true story of founding and first ten years of coed high-school-college Bradley Polytechnic Institute, now Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, founded by Lydia Moss Bradley (1816-1908) philanthropist... View more info

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Salt of the Earth : A History of Midland County, Michigan

By: Yates, Dorothy Langdon

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Midland County Historical Society: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20910

ISBN: 0961909609

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


287 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, gray cloth, illustrated endpapers, [xvi] + 287 pages, main text in 2 columns, index, bibliography, appendix, chronology, 28 b/w maps, over 200 historical b/w photos with brief captions. ; For each township covers early settlers, industries, churches, schools, parks, villages, ghost towns, etc, plus City of Midland, from 1830s to 1960s and beyond. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows light rubbing and two very small chips, ... View more info

Il Territorio ed il Castello di San Marino Attraverso i Secoli : (The Territories of the Castle of San Marino Across the Ages)

By: Zani, Gino

Price: $23.00

Publisher: F. Lli Lega Editori: 1981

Seller ID: 11317

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


183 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; White softcover with dark brown and green jacket, ITALIAN text throughout, 183 pages, index, tons of footnotes, 55 b/w photos and plates, with captions, including 8 fold-out maps and diagrams, of which 3 are in one color. ; Preface by Francesco Balsimelli. ; Gift note in Italian penned on front blank page, dated 1985. Otherwise no defects to book. Jacket lightly rubbed. Quite scarce. View more info

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Look's Guide to the N. Y. World's Fair : New York World's Fair, 1964-1965

By: Zimmermann, Gereon, and Jack Shepherd; Illustrated by C. Anderson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Look Magazine: 1964

Seller ID: 17995

Condition: Very Good


34 pages; 32mo (4.5") 12 cm; Oblong softcover, bound across top calentar-style, fold-and-staple binding, 34 pages, 16 b/w line illustrations, 5 small color maps, 10 color photos and illustrations. ; Text by Gereon Zimmermann and Jack Shepherd. Maps by C. Anderson. ; Small nicks to covers resulting from newspaper-style printing printing process. Covers and 8 pages glossy, the rest newsprint, with age-toning. Edgewear and light foxing to exterior. No marks. Binding tig... View more info