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Image for I'm Running Away From Home But I'm Not Allowed to Cross the Street. A Primer on Women's Liberation

I'm Running Away From Home But I'm Not Allowed to Cross the Street. A Primer on Women's Liberation

By: Burton, Gabrielle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: PA, Know, Inc.: 1972

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 43315

ISBN: 0912786000

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards with black titles. Tips and spine ends sharp. Text crisp and bright, no names. Unclipped dj in new mylar has a small triangular chip at head of frt panel, tiny chips at corners, displays well. 206 pp. View more info

Image for Britain & The Weimar Republic  The British Documents

Britain & The Weimar Republic The British Documents

By: Carsten, F. L.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Schocken Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 25041

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover, vg in vg dust wrapper. Faint crease and sunning along top 1/2" of frt panel, spine ends bumped. No names, tears or soil. 343 pp. This text is based on the official files of British government departments and private papers of diplomats and politicians which contain innumerable reports of German conditions in the years from 1918 - 1933. View more info

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Amasa Walker's Splendid Garment SIGNED

By: Chetkowski, Emily

Price: $8.00

Publisher: ME, Heritage Publishing: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 43492

ISBN: 0929537025

Condition: Very Good


Negligible wear to tips of glossy white background covers. Two partial Fawcett stamps on inside cover, 48 pp text fine. In 1811 in Massachusetts, twelve-year-old Amasa Walker is amazed at how much work is involved when his mother decides to make him a new coat. View more info

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The Metropolis of New England: Colonial Boston, 1630-1776 A Massachusetts Historical Society Picture Book

By: Childs, Charles D.; Hitchings, Sinclair H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Massachusetts Historical Society: 1976

Seller Id: 19770

Condition: Near Fine


Back cover has a small sticker pull at the bottom of the page, else fine inside and out. 42 pp. A Massachusetts Historical Society Picture Book. Being selections from an Exhibition Prepared by Charles D. Childs & Sinclair H. Hitchings. Filled w/black and white photos of vintage books, works of art, manuscripts etc. View more info

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The Public Papers of Chief Justice Earl Warren

By: Christman, Henry M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42032

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in black cloth with bright title, tips and spine ends sharp, 237 pp text crisp and unmarked. Dj sunned along spine with a touch of rubbing at head and crossed out price on dj flap. Displays well in new mylar. The papers of the former governor of California View more info

Image for The Aenid For Boys and Girls  Told From Virgil In Simple Language

The Aenid For Boys and Girls Told From Virgil In Simple Language

By: Church, Rev. Alfred J., M.A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1956

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 40925

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright beige cloth hardcover with partial cup ring on frt board, tips fairly sharp, spine ends lightly bumped. Exlib with pocket and all pages present. Hinges fine. 300pp. Internally crisp and bright. Relates in vigorous prose the tale of Aeneas, the legendary ancestor of Romulus, who escaped from the burning city of Troy and wandered the Mediterranean for years before settling in Italy. View more info

The Desert People

By: Clark, Ann Nolan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press, Inc.: 1962

Seller Id: 45731

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated cloth boards on this 4th printing hardcover with fairly sharp tips, bumped spine ends, all showing a little rubbing buy no major fraying, no cardboard showing. Exlib without call tag. Does have pocket and all pages present. One ink library stamp found in the text margin, tape marks on endpps. No dj. Remainder of 59 pp crisp and well illustrated. Book sunned at head of rear board 1/4" . A book in rhyme about Native American peoples who live in t... View more info

Image for Creating America George Horace Lorimer and The Saturday Evening Post

Creating America George Horace Lorimer and The Saturday Evening Post

By: Cohn, Jan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: PA, University of Pittsburgh Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31243

ISBN: 0822936097

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in bright green cloth boards with gilt lettering. Glossy illustrated DJ is fine. No writing, tears or soil. Not exlib. Collectible crisp copy. Notes. Index. Frontispiece portrait. Dozens of b/w photos, including copies of POST covers. BUSINESS HISTORY. At one time the Saturday Evening Post was the preeminent vehicle of mass culture in the US. No single medium of today has the powerful hold over mass society as was exercised by the fiction, articles,... View more info

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Politics and Culture in Mexico

By: Coleman, Kenneth M.; Davis, Charles L.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor: Center for Political Stuies Institute for Social Research The University of Michigan: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30742

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback in blue card covers showing one staple hole through head of front cover. Light sunning along spine edge. 46 pp fine. Rare. The eighteenth monograph in the series on the analysis of culture and politics in a variety of national settings. Designed to further understanding of how culture helps shape political systems and behavior in selected countries. View more info

Image for Foreign Mud  The Opium Embroglio at Canton in the 1830's and the Anglo-Chinese War

Foreign Mud The Opium Embroglio at Canton in the 1830's and the Anglo-Chinese War

By: Collis, Maurice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton & Co.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28184

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback cover shows soil from storage, very light wear at tips, page block foxed, wear at lower fore-edge of last endpaper affecting no text. 298 pp. "The trials and frustrations of European attempts to negotiate with Chinese authorities are graphically told in this excellent book." - Dean Acheson. View more info

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Man and the State: The Political Philosophers

By: Commins, Saxe; Linscott, Robert N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 25254

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with bumped spine ends, corners still sharp. Tasteful bookplate on fep, else crisp and unmarked. DJ shows lightly sunned spine and lightly abraded head of frt panel. Displays well in new mylar. 523 pp. Articles by Hobbes, Locke, John Stuart Mill, Rousseau, Thoreau, Adam Smith, Hegel, Karl Marx. View more info

Image for Living History Journal 5 Copies, 1 Copy Living History Association Quarterly

Living History Journal 5 Copies, 1 Copy Living History Association Quarterly

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $35.00

Publisher: VT, Living History Assocation: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 11433

Condition: Near Fine


6 stapled, hand-made magazines from 1987, all in VG condition with addy sticker removed on outer cover. I believe these could be used by history re-enactors. Books have some illustrations, a couple have cross word puzzles etc. Includes: The Bi-Centennial Constitution Convention 38 pp, Sibyl Ludington, A Lovely Feminine Paul Revere 34 pp, The New England Plantation 26 pp, The Merchant, Then and Now 26 pp, The War at Sea! 38 pp, Premier issue of The Living History Assoc... View more info

Image for Look Magazine The Day JFK Died  Part Two of Death of a President  February 7, 1967

Look Magazine The Day JFK Died Part Two of Death of a President February 7, 1967

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Cowles Communications Inc: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31239

Condition: Very Good


Light wear and curl to cover tips, internally crisp and tight. No loose pages, no tears, writing or soil but pages are age toned. Fabulous vintage color adverts throughout. Includes features on Jack Lemmon, Will Russia Win the SST Race? Report from Germany: Strange Bedfellows in Bonn, The World of Leo Orsten. Is It Greek to You? San Francisco Story: A Dancer Rocks the Slums, a chocolate fondu recipe, plus much more. View more info

Image for Wilmington Country Club Officers and Directors, Committees, By-Laws, Rules, Members  March 1, 1966

Wilmington Country Club Officers and Directors, Committees, By-Laws, Rules, Members March 1, 1966

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $8.00

Publisher: DE, Wilmington Country Club: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36753

Condition: Near Fine


Very lightly bumped tips, end papers faintly foxed, text tight and unmarked with one creased page with a closed tear in the margin. Book of Wilmington Country Club, Wilmington, Delaware. 127 pp with b/w photo frontis and a map in rear. View more info

Image for An American Postal Portrait  A Photographic Legacy

An American Postal Portrait A Photographic Legacy

By: Compilation Authored: United States Postal Service; Foreword By William J. Henderson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, HarperResource/ HarperCollins: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37132

ISBN: 0060199008

Condition: Fine


Stunning 1st edition illustrated hardcover in matching unclipped dj. Color illust throughout. No names or tears. More than suitable for gift giving. This first-ever photographic history of the United States Postal Service pays tribute to the everyday people who have worked through rain, sleet, and snow to bring mail to American families. In over 200 rarely seen photographs, beginning with the advent of photography in 1860 and continuing to the present. View more info

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Jamestown April 1994 (Cobblestone the History Magazine for Young People)

By: Compulation of Authors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NH, Cobbstone Publishing, Inc.: 1994

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 19729

ISBN: 0382404572

Condition: Near Fine


As new 49 p April 1994. Includes: Setting Sail, Dropping Anchor, A Gift of Friendship, The Great Hare, The Faces of Pocahontas, The Great Pumpkin, Tobacco: Supplying the Whiffers, Bacon's Rebellion and Jamestown's Fate, Indentured Service and the Roots of Slavery, Rediscovering Jamestown's Hidden Past. View more info

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Journeys on the Mississippi

By: Cooper, Kay

Price: $12.50

Publisher: NY, Julian Messner: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27841

ISBN: 0671340247

Condition: Very Good +


Wonderful crisp former library copy in red boards with map of the mighty river on the front cover. No call tag on spine. Pocket neatly removed but all pages present. 96 pp. Summary: The descriptions of seven journeys down the Mississippi between 1498 and 1980 point out how the river and the valley it runs through have changed. Subjects: Mississippi River--Description and travel--Juvenile literature. Mississippi River Valley. View more info

Image for Prairie Homestead Meet The Browns And Their Neighbors

Prairie Homestead Meet The Browns And Their Neighbors

By: Crew, Keith; Heck, Douglas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: SC, Prairie Homestead Creations: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31409

ISBN: 0965138607

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant copy signed by author on blank front end paper. Also a page that certifies that Prairie Homestead has been entered into the National Register of Historic Places Jan 11 1974 and signed twice by officials on fep. Lovely, rare 44 pg book includes multitudes of b/w photos and geneologicial chart in rear of book. "The Prairie Homestead is located on State Highway 240, two miles south of Interstate-90, exit 131. The Homestead sits just one half mile from the east... View more info

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By Faith Alone

By: Crofut, Doris

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Library Resarch Associates: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23411

ISBN: 0912526025

Condition: As New


Book is stunning, very light color loss to slightly rubbed tips on dj. Now in new mylar. The story of the Huguenot Patentees of New Paltz is told through the eyes of Catherine DuBois, widow of their leader, Louis, who recalls scenes of her life as she lies dying in the family homestead. Threading through the events is the rivalry between her two eldest sons which has continued on to their sons. Simultaneously, the world of New Paltz in 1713 is depicted as Catherine perio... View more info

Image for The First Part of the Delightful History of the Most Ingenious Knight: Don Quixote of the Mancha Harvard Classics Deluxe Edition

The First Part of the Delightful History of the Most Ingenious Knight: Don Quixote of the Mancha Harvard Classics Deluxe Edition

By: de Cervantes, Miguel; Translated By Shelton, Thomas; Edited By Eliot, Charles W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, P.F. Collier & Son Corporation: 1969

Edition: 62nd Printing

Seller Id: 33937

Condition: As New


Beautifully dark green leather bound book with gilt edges, seal with "VE RI TAS" in center of front board. Gilt title on back strip. Deluxe Edition. 519 pp. The Harvard Classics. Registered Edition. Fine condition with square tips and spine ends. View more info