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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: $32.00

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

Afro American Jeremiad, the : Appeals for Justice in America

By: Howard-Pitney, David

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Temple University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 21455

ISBN: 1566390869

Condition: Near Fine


237 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Brown softcover, [viii] + 237 pages, index, copious endnotes. ; From blurb: 'The American jeremiad [an epic of laments, social criticism and prophecies of destruction] is a rhetoric of indignation expressing deep dissatisfaction and challenging the nation to reform.' Includes analysis of speeches and writing styles of Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, Ida B. Wells, W. E. B. Du Bois, Mary McLeod Bethune, Martin Luther king Jr. ; No marks or defects. Appears unused. 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

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

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

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Newport : A Concise History, Revised Edition

By: Jefferys, C. P. B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Newport Historical Society: 2008

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 21065

Condition: Near Fine


112 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Tan pictorial softcover, 112 glossy pages, index, 72 b/w photos, diagrams and illustrations with captions. ; Originally published 1976. This is Revised Edition, 2008.; A touch of wear to upper tip. No other defects. View more info

Soldier's Life, a : The Civil War Experiences of Ben C. Johnson

By: Johnson, Ben C, with Alan S. Brown

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Western Michigan University Press: 1962

Seller ID: 17711

Condition: Very Good


122 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; White and blue softcover, 122 pages, small b/w map, footnotes. ; Faculty Contributions, Series 6, Number 2, June 1962. ; Edited, with an introduction, by Alan S. Brown. Foreword by George G. Mallinson. Map by Allen R. Smith. Memoirs of Benjamin C. Johnson, Company F, 6th Michigan Infantry, 1861-65, which saw action mainly in Louisiana. ; Minor edgewear. Oldprice marked on front cover. Affixed inside front cover, as issued, is A Note to Readers warning about racist language in the text. Upper tips bumped, with light creases. Binding tight. View more info

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They Live in Your Midst : Nazi War Criminals in the US and Canada

By: Jonaitis, Leonas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Gintaras: 1972

Seller ID: 18961

Condition: Very Good+


48 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Small softcover booklet, blue illustrated covers, 52 pages numbered to 48, index. ; Written by Leonas Jonaitis. English version by G. Kirvaitis. Edited by V. Grodzenskis. ; Gives names, addresses, witness statements and lists of crimes of 13 known Nazi war criminals who committed atrocities in Lithuania and are now (1972) living in the United States and Canada. ; Very light shelfwear only. Faint crease to rear cover. Owner name and date (January 3, 1973) penned inside front cover. No other defects. Scarce. View more info

Image for Eastern Pennsylvanians, a Book of Biographies :  The Lives of Those Leaders of Today Who by Reason of Their Achievements Have Merited a Place in the Record of This Rich Section

Eastern Pennsylvanians, a Book of Biographies : The Lives of Those Leaders of Today Who by Reason of Their Achievements Have Merited a Place in the Record of This Rich Section

By: Jones, James O.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Eastern Pennsylvania Biographical Association: 1928

Seller ID: 17775

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


377 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Tall heavy hardcover, dark brown embossed buckram boards, bound with heavy cord as issued, metallic copper-toned lettering, dark brown endpapers, 377 glossy pages, index, over 300 biographies of noted living men (and two women) of eastern Pennsylvania, over 300 b/w portrait photos. ; Published 1928. Compiled and edited by James O. Jones, with assistance from Charles H. Heustis, Edward J. Stackpole, L. B. Tyler, Eugene T. Giering, Col. Clarence J. Smith, A. E. McCullough. ; A touch of shelfwear only. One very small nick to bottom edge of one leaf, not affectin... View more info

Image for Nez Perce Indians, the :  And the Opening of the Northwest

Nez Perce Indians, the : And the Opening of the Northwest

By: Josephy, Alvin M. Jr.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20276

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


705 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Thick hardcover, green cloth, [xxiv] + 705 pages + 16 unnumbered plates, 24 b/w photos and illustrations, 11 small maps, color glossy frontispiece portrait of Nez Perce Indian painted in 1847. ; Amazingly comprehensive history of American western expansion, including Lewis and Clark, fur trade, missionary period, Indian Wars 1850s-1870s, Idaho gold rush, much more, with special emphasis on Nez Perce (Niimiipuu) Indians of Idaho and parts of Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Washington state. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows a few tiny edge chips. Scarce in this c... View more info

Image for Power in America :  The Southern Question and the Control of Labor

Power in America : The Southern Question and the Control of Labor

By: Keller, John F.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Vanguard Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21506

ISBN: 091770214X

Condition: Very Good


202 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Softcover, [xiv] + 202 + 6 pages, 2 indexes, bibliography, endnotes, 10 appendixes, 1 small map, 5 b/w figures and charts. ; Author explains how the 'subjugation of the South -- lower wages, social segregation, voting restrictions -- has been the secret to maintaining political control of Northern labor.' ; Owner name on front blank page in a small hand. Four leaves lightly creased. Otherwise book shows only minor shelfwear. Scarce. View more info

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German 7.9mm Military Ammunition : 1888-1945

By: Kent, Daniel W.

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Published by Author: 1990

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 21325

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


245 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, black and red boards, [xiv] + 153 + 78 pages, 245 total pages, yellow endpapers illustrated with headstamp block numbers, bibliography, 2 indexes, 11 appendixes, over 670 b/w figures, photos and diagrams. ; Copyright 1973. This is 2nd Edition, revised and enlarged, 1990. ; Exhaustive. Details 7.9 mm ammunition used by German military in both world wars, including armor piercing, aviation, blanks, duplex, explosive, incendiary, patronen, S ball, sinter core, solid steel, tracer, etc, plus makers, markings, cartons, much more. ; Only a touch of ... View more info

Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto : A Project of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, Washington, D. C.

By: Klein, Dennis B.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown & Company: 1997

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 19966

ISBN: 0821224573

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


255 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, green cloth, tan endpapers, 255 pages, chronology, bibliography, index, chapter endnotes, 233 b/w and 127 color photos and illustrations, with captions. ; History of Holocaust-era Jewish ghetto in Kovno (Kaunas) Lithuania. ; Copyright 1997. This is 2nd printing, 1998. Forewords by Miles Lerman, Ruth B. Mandel, Walter Reich. Introduction by Elizabeth Kssin Berman. Long list of researchers and contributors. ; This book was published to accompany major exhibit at US Holocaust Memorial Museum with paintings, diaries, photos, sketches, artifacts,... View more info

Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto : With Ephemera

By: Klein, Dennis B.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown & Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15369

ISBN: 0821224573

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


255 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall heavy hardcover, green cloth, gold lettering, 255 pages, yellow endpapers, main text in 2 columns, index, bibliography, chronology, chapter endnotes, 233 b/w and 127 full-color photos and illustrations. ; Published under auspices United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC. ; The Kovno (Kaunas) Ghetto in Lithuania held 40 000 Jews under Nazi occupation. This book documents their lives, diaries, artworks, etc. ; Oldprice inked on front endpaper. No other defects to book. A touch of edgewear to jacket. ; Laid in: 19 clippings on Lithuanian his... View more info

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Black Cat Raiders of World War 2 : WWII

By: Knott, Richard C. ; Illustrated by Ted Wilbur

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20611

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


198 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, black boards, orange endpapers, [x] + 198 pages, index, footnotes, endnotes, over 60 b/w photos, many never before published, plus diagrams and small maps. ; Fascinating history of the PBY Catalina (aka Patrol Bomber Y, Canso, Flying Boat or Black Cat Raider) with emphasis on its use in World War 2 combat in South Pacific. Authored by US Navy Captain and longtime pilot of same. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows a touch of edgewear near heel. View more info

Image for Jacobson's, I Miss it so ! :  The Story of a Michigan Fashion Institution (Signed)

Jacobson's, I Miss it so ! : The Story of a Michigan Fashion Institution (Signed)

By: Kopytek, Bruce Allen

Price: $7.00

Publisher: History Press: 2012

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21066

ISBN: 1609493249

Condition: Near Fine


208 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, 208 pages, 4 appendixes, over 100 b/w photos with captions. Halftitle page inscribed and dated 2012 and SIGNED by author in florid hand. ; Copyright 2011. This is 3rd printing, 2012. ; History of retail giant Jacobson's, a long-lived and elegant department store chain with flagship locations in Grosse Pointe, Michigan; Birmingham, Michigan; and Sarasota, Florida; and stores in many other locations. View more info

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Donut Dolly : An American Red Cross Girl's War in Vietnam

By: Kotcher, Joann Puffer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of North Texas Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21361

ISBN: 1574413244

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


361 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, [xx] + 361 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, 3 appendixes, several b/w photos. Front endpaper SIGNED by author. ; One of very few American women who saw the front lines in Vietnam. ; No defects to book or jacket. Item laid in: Author's original business card promoting this book. ; North Texas Military Biography and Memoir Series; Vol. 6 View more info