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Image for The Lily Cupboard  A Story of the Holocaust

The Lily Cupboard A Story of the Holocaust

By: Oppenheim, Shulamith Levey

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller Id: 39635

ISBN: 0060246707

Condition: Very Good


1st printing ex-lib hardcover with pocket and all pages present. Bit of light finger soil on one page margin remainder of 32 pp text clean. Miriam, a young Jewish girl, is forced to leave her parents and hide with strangers in the country during the German occupation of Holland. View more info

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Farms and Fields The Story of The Countryside First Series Book 3

By: Orwin, C.S. & C.S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1951

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 19598

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 2nd edition hardcover in light blue boards illustrated with red drawings, lightly bumped at tips. Text tight bright, last page wrinkled near spine edge, school stamp on fep, and some age-toning. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays well. This book gives a brief account of the countryside today followed by a general history of farming from the earliest times to the present day. A final chapter, written by Vicars W. Bell, encourages the read... View more info

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Richard Oswald's Memorandum On the Folly of Invading Virginia

By: Oswald, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: VA, The University of Virginia Press: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38080

Condition: Near Fine


Slate blue cloth with navy cloth spine w/ gilt title has negligible wear, just some sunning on board edges. This is a limited first edition 1/750 copies. 61 pages of crisp text with no tears or blemishes. Originally written in 1781 by the British negotiator of the first American Treaty of Peace, this memorandum on the folly of invading Virginia, the strategic importance of Portsmouth and the need for civilian control of the military is a must have for any Revolutionary ... View more info

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The Pilgrim Story A Picture Book for Coloring Produced for Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth Massachusetts

By: Overly, Charles H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MA, Plimouth Plantation, Inc: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37239

Condition: Very Good +


Nice 1st edition paperback inside and out in white background illust covers showing very light wear at tips. No pages colored, no names or tears. One tiny soil spot on upper tip of frt cover. 24 p. Not exlib or remainder. Not a typo in the title or publishers field, It does say Plimouth Plantation. Collectible coloring book featuring descriptive text, maps and much information among the pages to color. View more info

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The History and Archaeology of Saint James Episcopal Church Brandy Station, Virginia

By: Owsley, Douglas W.; Krakker, James K.; Jacobs, Milton; Mann, Robert W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: VA, 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44042

Condition: Fine


Tight, bright, crisp and unmarked 84 pp glossy paperback. A Culpeper, VA town church group requested to the anthropologists of the Smithsonian Institution to conduct a survey and excavation near the ruins of St. James Church which had been completely destroyed during the Civil War. Here are their detailed photographs and findings. View more info

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The World of the Norsemen Ancient Cultures

By: Oxenstierna, Eric

Price: $7.50

Publisher: OH, The World Publishing Co.: 1967

Edition: First US Edition

Seller Id: 31487

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright 1st edition exlib with all pages and pocket present. Tips sharp, pages crisp. DJ in new mylar displays well. 163 pp. The second book in the World Ancient Cultures Series brings to life the great civilizations of the past as they are revealed to us through archaeological research. View more info

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The Oregon Trail

By: Parkman, Francis; Edited From His Notebooks by Mason Wade

Price: $38.00

Publisher: CT, Heritage Press: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 38648

Condition: Fine


1971 reprint of the Heritage Club's 1943 Edition. Magnificent light brown leather boards with gilt lettering and illustrated front board. Peach paper colored slipcase *very* lightly soiled and rubbed. 297 pages of pristine text and illustrations. Promo leaflet for The Sandglass, Number VI-R:41, another Heritage Club offering laid in. The story of a young man of privilege who left the comfort of his Boston home and set off on an arduous and unforgettable journey to t... View more info

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The Soviet Union and SALT

By: Payne, Samuel B., JR.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, The MIT Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31276

ISBN: 0262160773

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in black cloth with pictorial dj with showing light rubs/color loss to tips, displays well in new mylar. "A valuable analysis of Soviet decision-making in arms control policy. The author illuminates our appreciation of bureaucratic politics involved in Soviet decision-making by skillfully interweaving strong evidentiary material with insightful speculation and logical expostulation. He relies for the most part upon Soviet published material a... View more info

Image for Ancient Britain, Roman Britain and the Dark Ages  The Story Of Life 3

Ancient Britain, Roman Britain and the Dark Ages The Story Of Life 3

By: Pemberton, Gordon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Blackie: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15462

ISBN: 0216907322

Condition: Very Good


Tidy 1st edition exlib paperback with negligible surface wear on illustrated covers. 78 pp. Covers the 1st through the 7th British Invasion and includes a word glossary. Illustrated in b/w and color. The First Invasion of Britain, The Bronze Age, The Ice Age, The Rebellion of the Celts, Celtic History, Roman Roads in Britain, The Saxons, The Vikings, Country Life in Roman Britain, Keeping the Peace, etc. View more info

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Century Farm One Hundred Years on a Family Farm

By: Petersen, Chris

Price: $10.00

Publisher: PA, Boyds Mills Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33429

ISBN: 1563977109

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover, fine in fine dj. Looks unread. 32 pp Through a century's worth of photographs and family anecdotes, the history and changes of a thriving family dairy farm are depicted, showing the hard work needed to keep it growing as well as the fun activities that the family shares. View more info

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The Pilgrims Knew

By: Pine, Tillie S.; Levine, Joseph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, McGraw-Hill Book Co.: 1957

Seller Id: 45677

Condition: Very Good


1st edition, 7th printing exlib hardcover in orange cloth boards, 32 pp text has tape marks on endpps, a few closed tears, taped and not, from page turning and a bit of finger soil. Price clipped dj in new mylar looks terrific with its wrap-around art and NO call tags on spine. Here is a colorful, exciting book which gives us a good picture of life in the Plymouth colony and at the same time shows us how science helped the Pilgrims to solve problems of every day living... View more info

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Castles and Crusaders 1100-1400 The Story of Life 4

By: Pollard, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Blackie: 1981

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 15460

ISBN: 0216907330

Condition: Very Good


Exlib with negligible surface wear on paperback wrapper. 78 pp. Well illustrated in color and b/w. Building Castles, The Making of a Monastery, Life in the towns, England v. Scotland, Holy War, The Invasion of London. Includes a word glossary in rear. View more info

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Traders and Travellers 1400-1750 The Story of Life 5

By: Pollard, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Blackie: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15461

ISBN: 0216907349

Condition: Very Good


1st edition exlib paperback with negligible surface wear on covers. 94 pp. Includes A Wild man of Wales, St. Crispin's Day/ On the Road/ A Trip to London/ Battle at Sea/ The Fireships/ A New LIfe in a New World/ War at Home/ London is Burning/ The Killing of the Macdonalds, The Village That Moved and more... Includes a word glossary at rear. View more info

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Angel Baskets. A Little Story About The Shakers SIGNED

By: Ray, Mary Lyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NH, Martha Weatherbee Books: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 43496

ISBN: 0960938435

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback signed by author on title page. Gift dedication (non authorial) on fep. Light color loss to tips of navy blue covers, 32 pp text mint. A quiet story, quietly told, that suggests what it was like to be a child among the Shakers. View more info

Image for Cowboy Life on The Texas Plains  The Photographs of Ray Rector

Cowboy Life on The Texas Plains The Photographs of Ray Rector

By: Rector, Margaret; Editor, Ray Rector Photos; John Graves Intro

Price: $28.00

Publisher: TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31323

ISBN: 089096131X

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous first edition copy in black cloth with sharp tips and spine ends. No marks inside 119 pgs filled with fab vintage b/w photos. Oblong format 8 3/4" tall x 10 5/8" wide. White background dj is price clipped, has one 1/2" closed tear at foot of frt panel, negligible soil from storage, displays well in new mylar. View more info

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The Children Of The Poor

By: Riis, Jacob A.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1905

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 22638

Condition: Fair


Boards all but detached, hanging by a few threads on the front inner hinge, boards bumped, rubbed, shelf worn and watermarked. 300 pp text browned but not brittle. 37 black & white illustrations and many old photographs by V. Perard. initialed. many drawings, titled but no signatures. Frontispiece, "Saluting the Flag," sig. V. Perard, tissue guarded. Tenements, saloons, and streets -- How did children survive the perils of New York City slums? When this book ... View more info

Image for Globe and Hemisphere  Latin America's Place in the Postwar Foreign Relations of the United States

Globe and Hemisphere Latin America's Place in the Postwar Foreign Relations of the United States

By: Rippy, J. Fred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Henry Regnery Co.: 1958

Edition: First American Edition

Seller Id: 8470

Condition: Very Good


Very good first American edition hardcover in very good dust wrapper. Lightly bumped extremities, text tight and bright. Dj in mylar shows light surface & edge wear, a micro chip to rear head of dj gutter and lightly sunned backstrip. 276 pp. 30 charts and tables within. Aware of the economic assistance extended by the United States to other regions, the Latin Americans feel neglected. View more info

Image for On The Campaign Trail. The Long Road of Presidential Politics 1860-2004

On The Campaign Trail. The Long Road of Presidential Politics 1860-2004

By: Schoen, Doughas E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, ReaganBooks: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34735

ISBN: 0060755261

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in glossy boards has a matching unclipped dj in new mylar. 396 pp text is fine. Not exlib. Profusely illustrated in color and b/w photos. The book is very heavy, add'l post may be required for priority post. A look back, way back on over 150+ years of greatness, blunders, accomplishments and embarrassments at the presidential podium, on the trail in the campaign bus and much more. View more info

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True Irish Ghost Stories

By: Seymour, St. John D.; Neligan, Harry L.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Causeway Books: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 31131

ISBN: 0883560216

Condition: Fine


1st edition yellow hardcover boards as new, sharp at tips, no marks inside, appears unread. Unclipped dj in new mylar has a closed tear at head of frt panel, very light wear/color loss to tips, small surface scratch on rear panel. 274 pages including index. The first major collection of true Irish ghost stories compiled entirely from accounts sent in by correspondents from all over Ireland. A rich and varied assortment of true tales of haunted houses, banshees, polterge... View more info

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New Found World

By: Shippen, Katherine B.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 42457

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright exlib w/pocket and all pp present. 264 pp. Unclipped dj in mylar complete and displays well. 7th printing with new material. View more info