Category: History


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Yellowstone Story, The, Complete in 2 Volumes : A History of our First National Park

By: Haines, Aubrey L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Yellowstone Library & Museum Association: 1977

Seller ID: 20505

Condition: Good+

970 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Ex-Library; Set of 2 softcover volumes, red and brown covers, indexes, extensive endnotes, bibliography, [xx] + 387 + [xviii] + 545 pages, 970 total pages, dozens of b/w photos, illustrations, maps, etc, with captions. ; Published by Yellowstone Library & Museum Association in cooperation with Colorado Associated University Press, 1977.; Library marks as usual. Spines reinforced with clear tape. A few pages here and there have a word underlined. Title page marked in ballpoint, 'From Melanie P. Neuman, Ranger Naturalist, Grant Village, Yellowstone National Park... View more info

When Beaver Was King

By: Hamil, Fred C. ; Illustrated by William T. Woodward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wayne State University Press: 1951

Seller ID: 18652

ISBN: 1258117770

Condition: Near Fine

20 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Pale gray softcover booklet, 20 pages, a few b/w illustrations. ; Written by Fred C. Hamil. Illustrated by William T. Woodward. Series edited by Joe L. Norris. ; Minor wear only. ; Amazonbuyers please note: This item was published in 1951 and has no isbn. We are sorry but Amazon's system forces us to list it under an isbn. ; With this item you will also get Vol-2, Detroit: A French Village on the Frontier, by Floyd Radike and Vol-11, Detroit: The Story of Some Street Names, by Sister M. Rosalita IHM, both 20-pg softcovers, both 1951. ; 250th Anniversary Detroit ... View more info

Searching for Everardo : A Story of Love, War, and the CIA in Guatemala

By: Harbury, Jennifer K.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20126

ISBN: 0446520365

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket

328 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, black and gray boards, [xii] + 328 pages. ; An American human rights activist authored this harrowing true story of the illegal arrest, detention, torture and presumed death of her husband, a resistance leader and Mayan Indian, at the hands of military forces in Guatemala backed by the CIA. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. View more info

In Commemoration of the Twelfth Anniversary of the City of Southfield

By: Harrison, Beverly

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Manufacturer's Bank: 1970

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 19877

Condition: Near Fine

24 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Brown softcover booklet, 24 unnumbered pages, small map of Southfield Village in 1870, centerfld map of Southfield in 1970, 20 historical b/w photos with captions. ; Foreword by Norman W. Feder. Concise history written by Beverly Harrison. An early suburb of Detroit, Southfield was incorporated as a city in 1958.; Small number penned on inside rear cover. No other defects. Scarce. View more info

Detroit Teachers College : Handbook and Directory 1922-1923

By: Hartung, Urban

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Detroit Teachers College: 1922

Seller ID: 17242

Condition: Good+

48 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Softcover booklet, brown textured leatherette covers, 48 pages, social calendar, 3 songs and cheers (no music) , bylaws, list of clubs, indexes of faculty and students, 4 b/w portrait photos of faculty members. ; Detroit Teachers College was founded in 1881 and sometime after 1923 became part of Wayne State University. ; Covers worn on all sides, with small holes along spine. Rear cover has small scar and small area of discoloration. A few pages have small ink spots. Everything is readable. Binding tight. Quite scarce. ; Laid in: 1) small envelope from Detroit Tea... View more info

Billion to One, a : The Story of Herzog, Heine, Geduld, Inc

By: Herzog, John E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Museum of American Finance: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20506

ISBN: 0964263025

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

214 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark red cloth, [xvi] + 214 pages, index, appendix, 45 b/w photos on glossy plates. ; Fascinating history of Herzog Heine Geduld, Inc, from its founding in 1926 to when, as the third largest investment firm on Wall Street, it was acquired by Merrill Lynch. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Appears unread. View more info

Crisis, The, a Record of the Darker Races : Volume 88, Number 9, November 1981 (Roy Wilkins, His Life and Times)

By: Higgins, Chester A. Jr. ; Illustrated by Higgins Bond

Price: $14.00

Publisher: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People: 1981

Seller ID: 17746

Condition: Very Good

32 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, 32 glossy pages numbered 435-466, 33 b/w and 14 color photos with captions. ; Cover art and full-page color portrait of Roy Wilkins by Higgins Bond. Photos by George Frye, Cecil Layne, Chester A. Higgins Sr and others. ; Covers show light rubbing. Original mailing label affixed to front cover as issued. ; Items laid in: 1) flyer for Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site, Dresden, Ontario, 1989. 2) program for memorial service, Ennis Curtis Stafford, 1999. 3) newspaper clipping, Full Circle with Ruth Brown, no date. View more info

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Army Life in a Black Regiment

By: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Time Life Books: 1982

Seller ID: 20164

ISBN: 080944237X

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

296 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, dark blue bonded leather over embossed boards, [iv] + 296 pages, faux marbled endpapers, all edges gold, red page-marker ribbon, index, appendix, footnotes. ; Originally published 1870. This is a facsimile reprint, 1982. ; Amazing true history of 1st South Carolina Infantry (first "colored" regiment in Civil War, later named 33rd US Colored Troops) by its radical Colonel, a Unitarian minister and staunch abolitionist, who faithfully recorded speech, poems, songs, habits, tradiitons, etc, of the African American men under his command, along w... View more info

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Australia : Its Resources and Opportunities

By: High Commissioner

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Commonwealth of Australia: 1919

Seller ID: 20913

Condition: Very Good+

24 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Brown softcover booklet, 24 glossy pages, small map, several lists of statistics, 22 b/w photos with captions. ; Info guide for British citizens who wish to become settlers in Australia, 1919. Topics include: Agriculture. Crops. Dairying. Sheep. Soil. Exports. Railroads. Minerals. Education. Banks. How to obtain land. More. ; Minor edgewear only. One page has a small notation in pencil. No other defects. Scarce. View more info

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Filson Club History Quarterly : Volume 43, Number 2, April 1969

By: Hill, Richard H.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Filson Club: 1969

Seller ID: 21093

Condition: Very Good

76 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Pale gray softcover, [iv] + 76 pages numbered 125-200, lists of officers and donors, 5 articles with extensive endnotes. ; Contents: Milton Hannibal Smith, President of Louisville & Nashville Railroad, by Mary K. Bonsteel Tachau. John Randolph versus Henry Clay, by Paul R. Corts. The Other Ballard (Proctor Ballard) by Roger H. Futrell. Kentucky Monuments of Robert E. Launitz, by Thomas B. Brumbaugh. Beginnings of Universalism in Louisville, by David A. Johnson. Plus departments. ; Minor edgewear. Covers tanned at edges and on spine, which is still quite readabl... View more info

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History of the Society of Indiana Pioneers, a : 1916-1980

By: Holliday, Murray

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Indiana Pioneers: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20803

Condition: Near Fine

102 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; White softcover, 102 pages, several appendixes, 28 b/w photos and facsimiles; Printed by Mitchell-Fleming Printing, Greenfield, Illinois. Authored by descandant of founder John Hampden Holliday. ; Owner name embossed on title page. Otherwise appears unused. View more info

Grace Hooper's Pioneer Notes : By Trek and Sail to Grand Traverse Bay

By: Hooper, Grace, and Beulah Hooper King; Illustrated by Betty Beeby

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Fen's Rim Publications: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16725

ISBN: 0496271113

Condition: Very Good

395 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; White softcover, 395 pages, b/w photo of author and family, index. Laid in: bookmark with index of Great Lakes ships, as published with book. ; Tons of local history regarding Antrim County and the Grand Traverse Bay region of northwestern Michigan, collected by Grace Hooper, longtime correspondent for the Central Lake Torch and lay preacher at the Baptist church. Edited by Beulah Hooper King. ; Light edgewear, mainly to tips. One page of text has margin marks, also, last page (blank) has ballpoint notes regarding one Merrit Hodges of Torch Lake Township, Michiga... View more info

Long Day's Journey Into Light, a : School Desegregation in Prince George's County, Maryland

By: Hope, John III

Price: $48.00

Publisher: US Commission on Civil Rights: 1976

Seller ID: 15240

Condition: Good+

464 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Ex-Library; Large softcover, 464 pages, extensive footnotes, chronology, 30 tables, 2 appendixes, 6 small maps. ; Written under auspices, United States Commission on Civil Rights. Clearinghouse Publication 52, March, 1976. Report edited by John Hope III, Office of Program and Policy Review. ; In Prince George's County, Maryland, bordering on Washington DC, schools were segregated by law, and neighborhoods were segregated by secret real estate practices, until legal action occurred in 1972.; All the usual library marks. Clear book tape over spine. Interior cle... View more info

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Erasing the Color Line

By: Houser, George M. ; Illustrated by William Huntington

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Fellowship Publications: 1947

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 19639

Condition: Very Good+

63 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Tan softcover booklet, 63 pages, several b/w drawings. ; Foreword by A. Philip Randolph. Originally printed 1945. This is 2nd Edition, Revised, 1947. ; 'This little book discusses the principle of non-violent, good-will direct action as an instrumentality for achieving ethnic democracy in the United States.' Numerous case studies are described of direct action against discrimination in various cities. ; Small closed tear to lower cover. Half-title page SIGNED by noted peace and racial justice activist Victor Schumacher (see page 47 for description of events at Ash... View more info

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Canadians in the Civil War

By: Hoy, Claire

Price: $12.00

Publisher: McArthur & Company: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20940

ISBN: 1552784509

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

413 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, steel-blue cloth, [x] + 413 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes. ; More than 50 000 Canadians fought and more than 5 000 Canadians died in the US Civil War. ; Small address label on front endpaper. Otherwise no defects to book or jacket. View more info

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Historic Old Fort Niagara : The Story of an Ancient Gateway to the West

By: Hultzen, Claud H. Sr.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Old Fort Niagara Association: 1938

Seller ID: 17797

Condition: Very Good+

64 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Softcover booklet, gray-blue covers, silver lettering, 64 semi-glossy pages, 40 b/w photos and illustrations. In rear pocket are: 1) large folding two-toned map of Historic Fort Niagara. 2) eight full-color photo postcards of Niagara Falls and nearby sights, postally unused, circa 1960.; Map dated 1938. Booklet dated 1939.; Book is sunned around edges, with minor edgewear. No other defects. Map is pristine. View more info

Detroit : An Industrial History Guide

By: Hyde, Charles K.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Historical Society: 1980

Seller ID: 17567

Condition: Very Good+

68 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Oblong softcover, brown illustrated covers, 68 textured pages, bibliography, 11 historical b/w photos, small map, 50 historical sites in Detroit noteworthy in manufacturing history, listed and described, most also shown in modern b/w photos, including some aerial views. ; Published by Detroit Historical Society in conjunction with ninth annual conference of Society for Industrial Archaeology, 1980. ; Very minor edgewear. Owner name and 1-81 penned on title page. No other marks. Binding tight. Scarce. View more info

Blacks Before America III : (Volume 3)

By: Hyman, Mark

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Bell Telephone Company: 1982

Seller ID: 19036

Condition: Near Fine

64 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Tan softcover booklet, 64 pages, bibliography, 15 b/w illustrations including covers, 21 chapters, each revealing the story of a little-known but important African historical figure. ; A compendium of radio scripts written by Mark Hyman, illustrated by Alan Crite and Deryl Mackie. ; A touch of edgewear. No major defects. Scarce. View more info

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Diary of a Confederate Soldier : John S. Jackman of the Orphan Brigade

By: Jackman, John S. with William C. Davis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: University of South Carolina Press: 1990

Seller ID: 20784

ISBN: 0872496953

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

174 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, black lettering, [viii] + 174 pages, index, copious footnotes, 7 small b/w sketch maps. ; The only known diary from a soldier in the famous Orphan Brigade, aka 9th Kentucky Infantry--Confederate, aka 5th Kentucky, a regiment of 4000 of which about 600 survived the war. This diary covers nearly four years and many major battles. ; No defects to book or jacket. Appears unread. ; American Military History Series; Vol. 5 View more info

Stolen Legacy : Greek Philosophy Was the Offspring of the Egyptian Mystery System

By: James, George G. M. with Indus Khamit Kush

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Eworld Inc: 2012

Seller ID: 19085

ISBN: 1617590746

Condition: Near Fine

190 pages; Oblong 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Softcover, [x] + 190 pages, index, endnotes, one small b/w diagram. ; Copyright 1954. This new edition, with new foreword by Indus Khamit Kush, 2012. ; Subtitle on front: 'Greek Philosophy was the Offspring of the Egyptian Mystery System.' Subtitle on title page: 'Greek Philosophy is Stolen Egyptian Philosophy.' ; Bookstore name stamped inside rear cover. Otherwise only a touch of wear. ; Laid in: 1) bookmark promoting Fear Of The Black Man, book by G. M. Merritt. 2) two real photos of the Most Rev. Moses B. Anderson, who was an African American Roman ... View more info