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Image for The Emerging Elite  A Study of Political Leadership in Ceylon

The Emerging Elite A Study of Political Leadership in Ceylon

By: Singer, Marshall R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: MA, MIT: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43543

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards straight and sharp. Price clipped dj in new mylar shows very light color loss at tips, light foxing on white background rear panel. 203 pp has crossed out name on fep, else crisp and unmarked. View more info

Image for The Great Bicentennial Debate  History as a Political Weapon

The Great Bicentennial Debate History as a Political Weapon

By: St. John, Jeffrey vs Rifkin, Jeremy

Price: $28.00

Publisher: DC, The Heritage Foundation: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43682

ISBN: 0891950184

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback. A crisp, straight, sharp copy appears unread. 55 pp text unmarked. A record of the debate between Jeremy Rifkin and Jeffrey St. John, held at St. Olaf's College, Minnesota, 1976 View more info

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The United States in World Affairs 1957

By: Stebbins, Richard P.; and the Research Staff of the Council on Foreign Relations

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43168

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in black cloth with gilt lettering, tips still sharp, head of spine a tad curled, boards a little dusty. No names or tears, 411 pp with very light age-toning on edge of page block. Unclipped dj in new mylar has negligible color loss at tips, no chips or tears. This annual vol presents in convenient reference form the outstanding raw materials pertaining to America's world relations in the year under review. Introducing 1957, Foreign Policy in Was... View more info

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Gunfighters. Tales of the Wild West Vol. 14

By: Steber, Rick

Price: $7.00

Publisher: OR, Bonanza Publishing: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43593

ISBN: 0945134142

Condition: Fine


Fine, crisp, unmarked 60 pp 1st edition paperback. The names of the gunfighters are legendary: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Doc Holliday, Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, Henry Plummer, Bat Masterson, Wyatt Earp, Wild Bill Hickok.... These men, and others like them, epitomize the image of the Wild West. The gunfighting era was born in the late 1830s when Samuel Colt patented his single-barreled pistol with a revolving bullet chamber. But the gunfighter w... View more info

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Living History Cavaliers and Roundheads

By: Steel, Barry and Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Wayland: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42128

ISBN: 0850788056

Condition: Fine


Glossy hardcover boards with sharp tips and spine ends, 30 pp text fine. Contents: King Charles I, Cavaliers and Roundheads/ The Civil War/ Town and Village Life, Family Life, After the Civil War, Amusements, The Puritans, Charles II, Things to do, Glossary, Books to Read, Index. View more info

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Why Prohibition!

By: Stelzle, Charles

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, George H. Doran Company: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34520

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 1st edition hardcover in green cloth with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. 310 pp. Foxing on preliminaries, no names tears or soil within. Some pages still uncut. DJ shows few small chips at edges, 1/2" x 1" chip at head of spine takes the HY out of WHY and a small scrape has taken the LZ off the authors' name. Original $1.50 price on backstrip of dj as published. Glossy page section in rear of duo-tone illustrations reads: "Facsimiles of Posters Use... View more info

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Colonial American Craftspeople

By: Stevens, Bernardine S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Franklin Watts: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38306

ISBN: 053112536X

Condition: Fine


Fine st edition hardcover with negligible wear. Unclipped dj shows like new. 128 tight & bright pages with crisp text and no tears but does have previous owner name on FEP. Describes the training and work of such craftspeople as carpenters, masons, silversmiths, wigmakers and leatherworkers living in the American colonies. View more info

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Joel Finds Out

By: Sugarman, Joan and Freeman, Grace

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Bookman Associates: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33467

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright copy with sharp tips and spine ends. Unclipped DJ in new mylar shows a few tiny chips 1/4" deep on top edge of frt panel, one deeper one at head of rear panel. Not exlib, all pages present, "Unity of Fairfax" stamped on fep, no exlib markings on book or dj. No pocket or evidence of ever having had one. 273 pp. This is a book for boys and girls eight to ten. In forty chapters Joel is introduced to the inspired achievements of outstanding Jews fr... View more info

Image for Picture Reference Book of The Saxons, Vikings and Normans #10

Picture Reference Book of The Saxons, Vikings and Normans #10

By: Taylor, Boswell; Bareham, John D., B.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Brockhampton Press: 1975

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller Id: 31238

ISBN: 0340041641

Condition: Near Fine


7th printing paperback with negligible color loss at extrems, internally as new. 32 pp. Uncommon Picture Reference Number 10. Facsimilies of contemporary illustrations depicting Saxon Kings and justice, Saxon Towns and travel, Saxon country life, Saxon church life, Saxon churches, Saxon buildings, Saxons at War, Saxon books and music, Saxon home life, Saxon costume and ornament, Saxon pastimes, Viking ships and weapons, Viking Home Life, Viking Arts, Norman Conquest, Nor... View more info

Image for No Secret Is Safe  Behind the Bamboo Curtain

No Secret Is Safe Behind the Bamboo Curtain

By: Tennien, Father Mark of Maryknoll

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar, Straus and Young: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43297

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in red paper covered boards with black cloth backstrip. Tips fairly sharp, spine ends bumped but not rubbed. 270 pp text crisp and unmarked. Price clipped dj in new mylar is worn at extrems with loss but displays well. Mapped endpps. Here in this eye-witness account of life in China by a Catholic priest we see light, clear strong daylight, in which we can make out, as in no other book I know, exactly how, by what day-to-day practical measures, the n... View more info

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The Old Farmer's Almanac 1908. Reprint

By: Thomas, Robert B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MA, William Ware & Co.: 1907

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 37696

Condition: Good +


Lightly stained off-white pictorial paperback has some curling of upper tip otherwise shows well. 56 lightly yellowed pages are tight with no tears. A large number of Astronomical calculations and the Farmer's Calendar for every month in the year. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guaranteed. View more info

Image for The Farmer's Almanac 1808. Reprint

The Farmer's Almanac 1808. Reprint

By: Thomas, Robert B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MA, John West: 1808

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 37697

Condition: Good +


Reprint illustrated paperback is missing front cover starts with title page which has light stain otherwise shows well. Lightly yellowed unpaginated pages are tight with no tears. A reprint of the 1808 almanac has large number of astronomical calculations and the farmer's calendar for every month in the year. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guaranteed. View more info

Image for Indians of the Gulf Coast

Indians of the Gulf Coast

By: U.S. Dept of the Interior

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller Id: 43386

Condition: Good


Oblong. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". 20 pp. Light blue stapled wrappers age toned and lightly rubbed. Some underlining. Illustrated. View more info

Image for Indians of North Carolina

Indians of North Carolina

By: U.S. Dept of the Interior

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller Id: 43387

Condition: Good


Oblong. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". 12 pp. Stapled wrappers age toned and lightly rubbed. Some underlining. Mapped inside rear cover. Illustrated. View more info

Image for Indians of New Mexico

Indians of New Mexico

By: U.S. Dept of the Interior

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller Id: 43389

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". 20 pp. Cream stapled wrappers age toned and lightly rubbed.No underlining. Mapped inside rear cover. Illustrated. View more info

Image for Indians of Arizona

Indians of Arizona

By: U.S. Dept of the Interior

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller Id: 43390

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". 20 pp. Stapled wrappers age toned and lightly rubbed. No underlining. Mapped inside rear cover. Illustrated. View more info

Image for Indians, Eskimos and Aleuts of Alaska

Indians, Eskimos and Aleuts of Alaska

By: U.S. Dept of the Interior

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller Id: 43391

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". 20 pp. Stapled wrappers age toned and lightly rubbed. No underlining. Mapped inside rear cover. Illustrated. View more info

Image for Indians of The Central Plains

Indians of The Central Plains

By: U.S. Dept of the Interior

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller Id: 43392

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". Stapled wrappers age toned and lightly rubbed. Illustrated. View more info

Image for Indians of Oklahoma

Indians of Oklahoma

By: U.S. Dept of the Interior

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller Id: 43393

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". Stapled wrappers age toned and lightly rubbed. Illustrated. View more info

Image for Indians of Oklahoma

Indians of Oklahoma

By: U.S. Dept of the Interior

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller Id: 43394

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". Stapled wrappers age toned and lightly rubbed. Illustrated. View more info