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New Progress of a Race, the : (Revised and Enlarged Edition, 1920) Or, the Remarkable Advancement of the American Negro from the Bondage of Slavery, Ignorance, and Poverty to the Freedom of Citizenship, Intelligence, Affluence, Honor and Trust

By: Nichols, J. L, and William H. Crogman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: J. L. Nichols & Company: 1920

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 17735

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


480 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, 480 pages, index, over 180 b/w photos and illustrations in text, with captions. ; Subtitle: 'Or, the Remarkable Advancement of the American Negro from the Bondage of Slavery, Ignorance, and Poverty to the Freedom of Citizenship, Intelligence, Affluence, Honor and Trust.' ; Introduction by Robert R. Moton. Additional chapters by Mrs. Booker T. Washington, Charles M. Melden, M. W. Dogan, Albon L. Holsey. ; We have gr... View more info

Image for Sword and Pen, 1e :   (1st Edition, 1880) Or, Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier, the Soldier Author, in War and Literature . . .

Sword and Pen, 1e : (1st Edition, 1880) Or, Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier, the Soldier Author, in War and Literature . . .

By: Owens, John Algernon, with Willard Glazier

Price: $34.00

Publisher: P. W. Ziegler & Company: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12588

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


436 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, 436 pages, gilt decor and lettering on front and spine, pale yellow endpapers, 28 b/w illustrations including portrait frontispiece engraving of Willard Glazier. ; 1st edition, copyright 1880, title page 1880. ; Hero of cavalry unit in American Civil War, POW, many other military and civilian adventures. Complete subtitle: 'Or, Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier, the Soldier-Author, in War and Literat... View more info

Image for World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 4, August 1924 :  Liberty and Liquor, is Prohibition Good or Bad ?

World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 4, August 1924 : Liberty and Liquor, is Prohibition Good or Bad ?

By: Page, Arthur W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1924

Seller ID: 20978

Condition: Very Good+


350 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; White softcover, red eagle on front, about 350 pages, tons of b/w photos, color frontispiece, many ads for automobiles, appliances, books, etc, including several in color. ; Articles include: Liberty and Liquor by Richard W. Hale. What about Prohibition by John J. Fleming. Interview with Samuel Rea, President of Pennsylvania Railroad. In Darkest New Guinea with 21 b/w photos. Lavish Stage Settings with 4 color illus. Cure for Crime: Sto... View more info

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World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 5, September 1924 : Business Our King, Money Our God

By: Page, Arthur W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1924

Seller ID: 20979

Condition: Very Good


350 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; White softcover, red eagle on front, about 350 pages, tons of b/w photos, color frontispiece, many ads for automobiles, appliances, banks, beverages, etc, including several in color. ; Articles include: When Money is King and Business Our God by Edward W. Bok. Robert M. La Follette's own Platform by Edward G. Lowry. Real Story of Henry Ford's Hospital by Samuel Crowther. Charles W. Bryan of Nebraska, Candidate for Vice President. Great ... View more info

Image for World's Work, The, Volume 69, Number 3, January 1925 :  Prohibition As it Is, Hoboken, Buffalo, Detroit

World's Work, The, Volume 69, Number 3, January 1925 : Prohibition As it Is, Hoboken, Buffalo, Detroit

By: Page, Arthur W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1925

Seller ID: 20984

Condition: Very Good


300 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; White softcover, red eagle on front, about 300 pages, tons of b/w photos, many ads for luxury cars, insurance, appliances, etc, including several in color. ; Articles include: Prohibition As it Is, Hoboken, Buffalo, Detroit, by Rollin Lynde Hartt. Profiles of Thomas D. Campbell business-farmer, Dr. Reginald G. Harris biologist, Col. Alvin B. Barber traffic safety expert. How Human Traits are Inherited [Eugenics] by French Strother. Radi... View more info

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World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 1, May 1924 : When the Negro Comes North

By: Page, Arthur W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1924

Seller ID: 20987

Condition: Very Good


350 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; White softcover, red eagle on front, about 350 pages, tons of b/w photos, color frontispiece, many ads for insurance, luxury cruises, automobiles, toothpaste, shoes, etc, including several in color. ; Articles include: When the Negro Comes North part 1 by Rollin Lynde Hartt. Carl Magee and Albert Fall, Newspapermen of New Mexico by William G. Shepherd. Must Murder be the Price of Coal by Carl C. Dickey. The Immigration Peril by Gino Spe... View more info

Scramble for Africa, the : The White Man's Conquest of the Dark Continent from 1876 to 1912

By: Pakenham, Thomas

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Random House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17289

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


738 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Thick hardcover, beige cloth over spine, blue boards, b/w pictorial endpapers, [xxvi] + 738 pages, index, endnotes, chronology, bibliography, 19 b/w cartoons and engravings in text, 21 small maps, 30 b/w photos and illustrations on glossy plates. ; Highly detailed history of the period in which Europeans (mainly British, French, German, Italian and Portuguese) sliced up and colonized Africa with a vengeance. ; Book and jacket are crisp an... View more info

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Mammoth Cave of Kentucky, the : Kentucky's Greatest Natural Wonder

By: Panton, J. Hoyes; Illustrated by C. G. Darnall

Price: $36.00

Publisher: C. G. Darnall: 1890

Seller ID: 20486

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


52 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small oblong hardcover, gray-green cloth, 36 pages of text, 16 beautiful sepia-toned full-page photos on unnumbered plates, 52 pages total. Bound through three holes with yellow cord as issued. Black decor and gilt lettering on front. Floral endpapers. Glossy throughout. ; Photos by C. G. Darnall. ; Features images of: Mouth of the cave. Bacon chamber. Bridal altar. Old arm chair. Giant's coffin. Star chamber. Boat on Echo River. Much mor... View more info

Out of Nowhere : A History of the Military Sniper

By: Pegler, Martin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Osprey Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20967

ISBN: 1841768545

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


352 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover, red buckram cloth, b/w photo endpapers, 352 glossy pages, index, bibliography, glossary, endnotes, about 400 photos with captions, many historical b/w, many in full color. ; Chronological history of military combat marksmen (aka sharpshooters or snipers) including training, weaponry, tactics, etc, from 1700s to modern day. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks. View more info

He's My Brother : Former Racial Foes Offer Strategy for Reconciliation

By: Perkins, John, and Thomas A. Tarrants III

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chosen Books: 1994

Seller ID: 20549

Condition: Near Fine


233 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; White softcover, 233 pages. ; Co-authored by David Wimbish. True story of racism and reconciliation from Mississippi. Blurb: 'A Black Activist and a Former Klansman Tell their Stories.' ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or defetcs. ; 1994-06-03 Series View more info

Royal Oak, Michigan : The Early Years

By: Perkins, Owen A.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Golden Jubilee '71: 1974

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 19030

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


243 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Red cloth, gold lettering and decor, endpaper maps, [xvi] + 243 glossy pages, heavily illustrated with b/w photos and a few drawings, with captions. Errata page. ; Copyright 1971. This is 2nd edition, revised, with corrections and new foreword by editor, 1974. Exhaustive. Chapters contributed by Etoile C. Leahy, John G. Wilson, Anna Nielsen Hilzinger, Blanch Ladendorf Howard and others. ; Almost no visible wear. No marks. Small bookstore la... View more info

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Middlesex : Two Centuries

By: Phelps, Edward

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Middlesex County: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20857

Condition: Near Fine


74 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall pale blue softcover, [x] + 74 pages, 2 color photos on covers, 100 b/w photos and illustrations in text, including several small maps. ; Isbn 0969421001. 1st edition, 2500 copies, November 1989, stated. Additional contributions by John Leverton, Pat Morden, Mike Pizzuti, Joe Sheik. ; Owner name penned on front cover in a very small hand. No other defects. View more info

Prison Breakers, the : A Book of Escapes from Captivity

By: Phillip, Alban M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gryphon Books: 1971

Seller ID: 20316

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


282 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, [xii] + 282 pages, 8 b/w illustrations. ; Originally published by London: Philip Allan & Co, 1927. This is a high-quality exact facimile reprint, 1971. ; True stories of eight prison breaks from top security European strongholds of the 18th and 19th centuries: John Nevison, Jack Sheppard, David Haggart, Louis Cartouche, Louis Napoleon, George Kelly, Frederick Trenck twice (from Glatz and from Magdeburg) ; No wear, no... View more info

Old Deerfield : Containing an Appreciation of Early New England as Evidenced by the Now Standing Seventeenth Century Houses of Deerfield, Massachusetts

By: Pinkham Press

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Pinkham Press: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20356

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


50 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, tan parchment over boards, gilt title on front, 50 unnumbered pages, 10 exquisite b/w engravings with text and captions. Handmade paper with watermarks and deckle edges, unopened along top edges, as issued. ; 1st edition, also limited edition, published for private circulation. Beautiful letterpress book. ; We have graded this item Fair. Spine (unlettered) is chipped at both ends and tanned, and rear cover has small spots. Inter... View more info

Image for Historical and Business Compendium of Ottawa County, Michigan, Volumes 1 and 2 :  A Complete Historical, Statistical, Biographical and Geographical Compendium . . . for 1892-1893

Historical and Business Compendium of Ottawa County, Michigan, Volumes 1 and 2 : A Complete Historical, Statistical, Biographical and Geographical Compendium . . . for 1892-1893

By: Potts, Hiram

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Potts & Conger, Publishers: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18466

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


484 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Complete, contains vols 1 and 2 in one vol. Hardcover, dark red leather over spine and tips, dark red cloth over boards, gilt spine title, 204 + 280 pages. ; Ottawa county, on the west coast of Michigan, was largely settled by immigrants from the Netherlands and to a lesser extent Germany and England. This publication contains Vol-1, Historical, and Vol-2, Business Directory, bound together as issued. Vol-1 describes early settlers, townshi... View more info

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Twentieth Maine, the : A Volunteer Regiment in the Civil War

By: Pullen, John J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Morningside House: 1997

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 20939

ISBN: 089029755X

Condition: Very Good+


338 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Yellow illustrated softcover, [xii] + 338 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, 8 b/w drawings, 10 small maps, 20 b/w photos on glossy plates. ; Originally published 1957. This is an exact facsimile reprint, 1997.; A touch of wear to tips. Halftitle page has small address label. No other defects. View more info

Black Americans in Congress, 1870-1977

By: Quarles, Benjamin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19640

Condition: Near Fine


24 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Oblong softcover, tan covers, [viii] + 24 pages, small b/w portraits and concise biographies of 45 African American men and women who have held seats in the US senate or house of representatives. ; 1st edition, 1977.; No signs of use. View more info

Image for Royal Oak Images :  Yesterday's Charm, Today's Treasures

Royal Oak Images : Yesterday's Charm, Today's Treasures

By: Randau, Barbara K. ; Illustrated by Owen A. Perkins

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Royal Oak Historical Commission: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19150

Condition: Near Fine


272 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall purple softcover, 272 glossy pages, index, bibliography, main text in 2 columns, over 300 b/w photos with detailed text. Includes houses, businesses, churches, barns, etc, many with family histories. ; Isbn 0979185904. Photos by Owen A. Perkins and others. Written by Barbara K. Randau, Owen A. Perkins, Karen A. Crawford, Ruth G. Cleaveland, Lois A. Lance, William J. Sullivan, being the Roundtable of Royal Oak Historical Organizations.... View more info

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With a Dream as a Compass We have Gathered these Memories of Mackinaw : (Signed)

By: Ranville, Judy, and Nancy A. Campbell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mackinaw City Public Library: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20968

Condition: Near Fine


303 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, tan leatherette covers, 303 pages, text in 2 columns, chapter bibliographies, about 200 historical b/w photos with captions. Front blank page SIGNED by both authors and hand-numbered 112 on copyright page. ; Compiled by members of Mackinaw Women's Club. Many contributors. Foreword by Thelma Shaw. ; History of Mackinaw City, Michigan, including Cheboygan county, Emmet county, Petoskey, Cecil Bay, Trails End Bay, Wawatam Beac... View more info

Image for Night Raider of the Atlantic :  The Saga of the U-99, Complete and Unabridged

Night Raider of the Atlantic : The Saga of the U-99, Complete and Unabridged

By: Robertson, Terence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ace Books: 1957

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 20253

Condition: Very Good+


256 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Paperback, 256 pages, all edges inked yellow. ; Foreword by Admiral Sir George Creasy. Copyright 1955. This is 1st paperback edition, 1957, complete and unabridged. ; True story of German submarine U-99 under Captain Otto Kretschmer who sank 38 ships during World War 2. ; Spine a bit curled but not creased. One faint wrinkle to upper front. Otherwise appears unread. ; Ace Books D Series; Vol. 744 View more info