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Image for Operation ZAPATA: The Ultrasensitive Report and Testimony of the Board of Inquiry on the Bay of Pigs

Operation ZAPATA: The Ultrasensitive Report and Testimony of the Board of Inquiry on the Bay of Pigs

By: N/A

Price: $450.00

Publisher: USA, University Publications of America: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 743G0671

ISBN: 0890933774

Condition: Good


0890933774 367 pages. Index. List of Abbreviations. "The narrative and memoranda of the Taylor Committee are presented here with minimal editorial changes from the actual declassified documents. Average wear. Binding intact. Usual library markings. Front free endpaper neatly removed. A sound copy of this important work. View more info

Image for Der Briefwechsel zwischen Bohuslav Balbin und Christian Weise 1678-1688: Lateinisch-deutsche Ausgabe (Forschungen Zur Geschichte Und Kultur Des Ostlichen Mitteleuropa) (German Edition)

Der Briefwechsel zwischen Bohuslav Balbin und Christian Weise 1678-1688: Lateinisch-deutsche Ausgabe (Forschungen Zur Geschichte Und Kultur Des Ostlichen Mitteleuropa) (German Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Germany, Franz Steiner Verlag: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 544G2140

ISBN: 3515096884

Condition: Fine


3515096884 338 pages. Index. Text in German. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. An excellent copy. View more info

Image for New Perspectives on Chu Culture during the Eastern Zhou Period

New Perspectives on Chu Culture during the Eastern Zhou Period

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Princeton University/ Sackler Gallery/ Smithsonian Institution: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 548G2300

ISBN: 0691002908

Condition: Good


0691002908 210 pages. Selected bilbliography. Profusely illustrated in black and white. A compilation of essays presented at a symposium held in April 1990 at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Limited print run of 1,500 copies. Prior owner's details atop title page. Respectful pencil marginalia and underlining regularly throughout.. Light wear. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Criminals and their Scientists: The History of Criminology in International Perspective (Publications of the German Historical Institute)

Criminals and their Scientists: The History of Criminology in International Perspective (Publications of the German Historical Institute)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Cambridge University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 135G4475

ISBN: 0521810124

Condition: Fine


0521810124 492 pages. Index. Presents recent research on the history of criminology from the late eighteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries in Western Europe (Austria, Britain, France, Germany, Italy) and in Argentina, Australia, Japan, and the United States... Seeks to elucidate the relationship between criminological discourse and politics, society, and culture." - from preliminary page. View more info

Image for Patronate And Patronage in Early And Classical Islam (Islamic History and Civilization) (Islamic History & Civilization)

Patronate And Patronage in Early And Classical Islam (Islamic History and Civilization) (Islamic History & Civilization)

By: N/A

Price: $119.95

Publisher: Netherlands, Brill Academic Pub: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 453G4488

ISBN: 9004144803

Condition: Very Good


9004144803 511 pages. Index. "Fourteen contributions by renowned scholars analyze the social and cultural phenomenon of wala from various angles. As a whole, the book conveys what we presently know about patronate and patronage during the first four centuries of Islam... Also offers an overview of methodologies current in the field of Islamic Studies." - from back board. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Quarter-inch notch in top edge of both boards. A quality copy. View more info

Image for Guns & Ammo Guide to Guns of The Gunfighters

Guns & Ammo Guide to Guns of The Gunfighters

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Petersen Publishing Co.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 877G4673

ISBN: 0822700956

Condition: Good


0822700956 224 pages. Loaded with wonderful photos. Dozens of features on topics such as Wild Bill Hickok, the James Gang, Wyatt Earp, Billy the Kid, Bonnie & Clyde, The Wild Bunch, The Texas Rangers, Pat Garrett, and special features on gun trickery, frontier gun leather and test reports on original arms and modern replicas. Average wear. Binding intact. Small inkstamp atop back cover. A sound copy of this interesting work. View more info

Image for Micronesia Winds of Change: A Book of Readings on Micronesian History

Micronesia Winds of Change: A Book of Readings on Micronesian History

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Micronesia, Trust Territory of the Pacific I: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 871H0524

ISBN: B000J46BN2

Condition: Very Good


B000J46BN2 538 pages. Fifteen maps. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. "With very few exceptions, the only written sources for the past four hundred years have come not from the islanders themselves, but from the pens of the ship captains, traders, missionaries, administrators and roustabouts who visited the islands from afar. The history of Micronesia, then, is one that is written by foreigners." - from Preface. A sampling of the eighteen chapter titles includes: Conquest and Colonization; On the Road to China; A Nest of Rogues and Runaw... View more info

Image for Collier's The National Weekly March 16 1918

Collier's The National Weekly March 16 1918

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son Inc.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0948

ISBN: B004J12SXS

Condition: Fair


B004J12SXS 42 pages. Features: Cover illustration of President Woodrow Wilson; Nice illustrated ad for the Mitchell Six car inside front cover; One-page illustrated ad for Johns-Manville coal preservation products; Illustrated one-page Fisk Cord Tire ad shows natives carrying crude rubber to a waiting ship; "Over Here" - fiction by E.D. Biggers; The President - a profile of Woodrow Wilson by Richard Washburn Child; A Shipbuilder on the Job - photo-illustrated article on Homer L. Ferguson (with photo of black men hard at work above caption "Don't you dare come and tell us that the ... View more info

Image for War, Occupation, and Creativity: Japan and East Asia, 1920-1960

War, Occupation, and Creativity: Japan and East Asia, 1920-1960

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, University of Hawaii Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 541H1306

ISBN: 0824824334

Condition: Good


0824824334 405 pages. Footnotes. Index. Illustrated in black and white. "The first interdisciplinary attempt to address the social, political, and spiritual significance of the modern arts both in Japan and its empire between 1920 and 1960. These forty years, punctuated by war, occupation, and reconstruction, were turbulent and brutal, but also important and even productive for the arts." - from back cover. Moderate wear. Minimal light pencil markings to contents. A sound working copy. View more info

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Hedda Morrison's Hong Kong 1946

By: N/A

Price: $595.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Hongkong Conservation Photography Foundation: 2006

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 541H1447

ISBN: B00PE3B7JG

Condition: Fine


B00PE3B7JG 142 pages. Text in English and Chinese. An abridged edition of "Hedda Morrison's Hong Kong, Photographs & Impressions 1946-47" published by Hong Kong University Press. "In September 1946, when Hedda Morrison reached Hong Kong, it remained little changed from decades earlier. Acclaimed for her images of China taken in the 1930s and 1940s, she delighted in recording the patterns of everyday life. Now, captivated by Hong Kong and its people, she embraced the colony's diversity. For six months, cameras in hand, she roamed its districts, streets, coasts and valleys. Th... View more info

Image for The Hollies School Light Oaks: Childhood Memories of People and Special Places

The Hollies School Light Oaks: Childhood Memories of People and Special Places

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: U.K., 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 863H2598

ISBN: 0954825306

Condition: Very Good


0954825306 102 pages. Index. Black and white photos. "A memorable and often humorous account of a small private school and the Victorian family who founded it. Richly evocative of many a past childhood in North Staffordshire the book is full of interest and will enthral both the general reader and those who appreciate local history." - from back cover. Few markings to contents. Light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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Frontier Times Magazine: March, 1972

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: USA, Western Publications Inc.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842H2802

ISBN: B00IZV00CO

Condition: Good


B00IZV00CO Features: Henry Plummer's Second in Command - a responsible member of the Oregon Volunteers degenerates; Booze, Bets, and Babes - Gay and Gory episodes on Whiskey Row, Prescott, Arizona; Bad Water and Bad Indians - conflict between sailors and natives on the Pacific Coast; Mesa Negra's Golden Statues; Camel Driver in Colorado? - Jacob Acabajal's gravestone is a puzzle; The Blue Roan Mankiller - outlaw horse in Idaho; Mormons versus Navajos - Pipe Spring; The Mysterious Old Woman; Legend of Coyote Peak; Frontier Freighter; and more. Moderate wear. Binding intact. Please note: Bits... View more info

Image for Ancient Road Networks and Settlement Hierarchies in the New World (New Directions in Archaeology)

Ancient Road Networks and Settlement Hierarchies in the New World (New Directions in Archaeology)

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: England, Cambridge University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 126H3018

ISBN: 0521383374

Condition: Fair


0521383374 277 pages. Index. "The discovery of ancient road networks in the New World is a puzzle, since they predate the use of wheeled transport vehicles. But whatever their precise functions, they are among the only tangible indication of how extinct American societies were ordered in space." - back board. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. Several blank stickers to contents. A sound reference copy. View more info

Image for Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance: February 19, 1940 - Will Turkey Hold Near East for the Allies?

Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance: February 19, 1940 - Will Turkey Hold Near East for the Allies?

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio, USA, Weekly Publications: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3191

ISBN: B00QG2QV0O

Condition: Good


B00QG2QV0O 60 pages. Features: One-page photo ad for Goodrich Silvertown tires shows huge 100-ton transformer on large flatbed trailer; Babe Ruth's birthday (with small photo); Marriage of Dorris Bowdon to Nunnally Johnson (with small photo); Obituary for Capt. Wilford H. (Captain Billy) Fawcett; Obituary for Lord Tweedsmuir, Governor General of Canada; Absolutely gorgeous one-page full-color ad for Diamond T Super-Service Trucks; Nice one-page photo ad for International Trucks illustrates work on huge aquaduct to bring water to Rio de Janeiro; Photo of Maurice Wrixon with his unique animal -... View more info

Image for Gravestone Inscriptions Volume 12: Co. Down (Gravestone Inscriptions)

Gravestone Inscriptions Volume 12: Co. Down (Gravestone Inscriptions)

By: N/A

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Belfast, Ulster-Scot Historical Foundation: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H3281

ISBN: B00C5I60U4

Condition: Fair


B00C5I60U4 123 pages. Four pages of black and white reproductions of photos. "Rescues and puts on record the history of families in the Ards peninsula area. The crowded little graveyard at Greyabbey is full of interest and detail and yet it is scarcely noticed by visitors to the more familiar Cistercian abbey which stands beside it." - Foreword. Chapters include: Ballyblack Presbyterian Graveyard, Grey Abbey Grounds, Grey Abbey Graveyard, Kircubbin Presbyterian Graveyard, Loughinisland Graveyard, Magheradrool Graveyard. Average wear. Inside of front cover taped to textblock. Bin... View more info

Image for Military Technique Policy and Strategy in History (Military Historical Institute)

Military Technique Policy and Strategy in History (Military Historical Institute)

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Warsaw, Poland, Ministry of National Defence Publishing House: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 811H3357

ISBN: B0000E89MM

Condition: Good


B0000E89MM 922 pages. Index. "Deals with the development of war techniques throughout centuries, the Pole's [Poland's] participation in the US War of Independence, and with the questions of Poland's policy and strategy during World War Two." - page 7. Unmarked with moderate wear to pale green cloth-covered boards. Above-average wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Escape From Singapore: The War Memoirs of Fred Thurlby and Bill Maxwell with Gerry Beauchamp

Escape From Singapore: The War Memoirs of Fred Thurlby and Bill Maxwell with Gerry Beauchamp

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada's Wings: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3440

ISBN: 0920002374

Condition: Very Good


0920002374 131 pages. Bibliography. Reproductions of black and white photos. Diagrams. Combines the WWII adventures of the three authors as they travel to Singapore only to be chased from place to place by the Japanese before returning for revenge. Small address label inside front cover, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice tight copy. [Not in Enser] View more info

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Western broadcasting over the iron curtain

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: England, Croom Helm: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H4023

ISBN: 0709944381

Condition: Fair


0709944381 [10], 274 pages. Index. Bibliography. "A collection of twelve essays dealing with the broadcasting of western governments to the USSR and its eastern satellites." - Preface. Contributors include: Frank Ward and Helen Koshits of Radio Canada International (RCI); Frank Shakespeare of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL); William A. Buell (RFE/RL); Barbara Schiele, Voice of America (VOA); Edward Mainland, Mark Pomar and Kurt Carlson (VOA); Peter Fraenkel (BBC); Botho Kirsch, Deutsche Welle (DW); Jurgen Reiss, Deutschlandfunk; Donald R. Browne; Gerhard Wettig; R. Eugene ... View more info

Image for Newsweek Magazine, November 12, 1945 *POSTWAR SOUTH AMERICA SEETHES WITH REVOLUTION*

Newsweek Magazine, November 12, 1945 *POSTWAR SOUTH AMERICA SEETHES WITH REVOLUTION*

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Newsweek: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823H4099

ISBN: B00QG2PWJK

Condition: Fair


B00QG2PWJK 116 pages. Features: Cover photo of revolution in Venezuela; Color ad for American Airlines System inside front cover; Alcoa ad for America's first aluminum boxcar; Ad for the Douglas DC-6; Nice black and white ad for Blackstone Cigars features George Raft and Charles Judels of the movie "Whistle Stop"; Color Ford car ad features tranquil mother and children in back seat; Fairchild aircraft ad; Truman struggles with inflation; The Gavin clemency case; 635,000 people tour the battleship Missouri in New York - and do considerable damage to the vessel; The Untold story of the... View more info

Image for Punahou: The History and Promise of a School of the Islands

Punahou: The History and Promise of a School of the Islands

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Hawaii, Punahou School, Honolulu: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 864H4169

ISBN: B000BAWNO0

Condition: Very Good


B000BAWNO0 208 pages. Generously illustrated with reproductions of archival photos. Map endpapers. Printed upon glossy stock. "This book, published on the 150th anniversary of the school's founding, attempts a frank and far-ranging examination of Punahou's record and of the challenges and opportunities that lie in its path. More than one hundred archival photographs and documents enliven its pages, many of them published here for the first time. These images revivify the school's passt as only pictures can, capturing scenes as long ago as the 1860s." - dust jacket. Book clean an... View more info