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Image for South Vietnam - Initial Failure of the U.S. "Limited War"

South Vietnam - Initial Failure of the U.S. "Limited War"

By: Author Unknown

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Hanoi, Foreign Languages Publishing House: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 113A8499

Condition: Good


79 pages. Fold-out map. Maps. Main text contains glowing accounts of victories and encouragement to crush the forthcoming counter-offensive. Annexes document the Battle of Tayninh, The Battle of Pleijrang and the Battle of North Quangri. Written in English. Unmarked. Average wear. Sound copy. View more info

Image for Parker Dam and Appurtenant Works: Schedules, Specifications, and Drawings - Specifications No. 574: Original  Copy of the Book Prepared for Construction Bidders

Parker Dam and Appurtenant Works: Schedules, Specifications, and Drawings - Specifications No. 574: Original Copy of the Book Prepared for Construction Bidders

By: Author Unknown

Price: $999.95

Publisher: USA, United States Department of the Interior, Burea of Reclamation: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133A2718

Condition: Fair


75 pages of detailed text plus dozens of fold-out engineering drawings plus construction program. Somewhat above-average external wear but contents clean and sound. No markings noticed. Binding intact. A wonderfully historic item. View more info

Image for Boekel: Zo as 't Vruger Waor - Fotoboek Van 1890 Tot 1950

Boekel: Zo as 't Vruger Waor - Fotoboek Van 1890 Tot 1950

By: Author Unknown

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Netherlands, R-Graphics Boekel: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 742C5023

Condition: Good


251 pages. Heemkundekring St. Achten op Boeckel. A wonderful compilation of archival black and white photos of this Dutch town. Text in Dutch. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper else unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding sound. A quality copy. View more info

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Jewish Activities in the United States: Volume II (2/Two) of The International Jew

By: Author Unstated

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Dearborn, Michigan, The Dearborn Publishing Co.: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 238H4111

Condition: Fair


255 pages. "Being a reprint of a second selection of articles appearing in The Dearborn Independent from Oct. 9, 1920 to March 19, 1921." - title page. "Gives a general view of some of the evidence which illustrates and substantiates the (Jewish World Program)" - Preface. Unmarked. Binding intact. Heavy wear to pale green covers which are taped at spine. Bonus: taped inside front cover is a rare original subscription form for the Dearborn Independent which includes a review of Volume I which states "It forms one of the weightiest presentments of the Jewish problem eve... View more info

English Midwives: Their History and Prospects

By: Aveling, James Hobson/Thornton, John L.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, Hugh K. Elliott Ltd.: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 86801536

Condition: Very Good


186 pages including index. An exact reproduction of the 1872 edition with an introduction (including a select bibliography of Midwifery) and Biographical sketch of the author, with a list of his writings and frontis portrait. Clean, tight and unmarked with very light wear to brown boards. Excellent copy. View more info

The Greatest Engineering Feat in the World at Panama - Special Revised and Enlarged Edition

By: Avery, Ralph Emmett; Haskins, William C. (Editor)

Price: $149.95

Publisher: New York, Leslie-Judge Company: 1915

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 42503013

Condition: Fair


384 pages. The authentic and complete story of the building and operation of the great waterway - the eighth wonder of the world. With a graphic description of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, the official celebration of the completion of America's triumph at Panama, the gigantic undertaking successfully carried out under the supervision of Col. George W. Goethals. Profusely illustrated with photographs in half-tone and color. Color frontis photograph of Mr. Goethals. Both hinges open. Above-average, but not excessive wear. Colour illustrated front board. Worn but legible g... View more info

Great Moments of Television

By: Aylesworth, Thomas G.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: U.K., Exeter Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25803303

ISBN: 0861243625

Condition: Fine


0861243625 128 pages. A highly illustrated, brightly written survey of television's finest moments. Clean and bright with very light wear. Prior owner's details stroked out upon verso of front free endpaper else unmarked. Excellent copy. Great gift. View more info

Image for The Mysteries of the Great Pyramid; Isis or the Search For Egypt's Buried Past; The Curse of the Pharaohs - Volumes I and II: Four Volumes in Total

The Mysteries of the Great Pyramid; Isis or the Search For Egypt's Buried Past; The Curse of the Pharaohs - Volumes I and II: Four Volumes in Total

By: Aziz, Philippe; Montet, Pierre; Naud, Yves

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Geneva, Switzerland, Editions Fermi: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73600908

Condition: Fine


All volumes very attractive in blue boards brightly decorated with gilt. Generously illustrated in black and white. Clean and unmarked with negligible wear. Each volume approximately 250 pages. Gift quality View more info

Image for The Granite Monthly - A New Hampshire Magazine, August 1896 - M.W. Babcock Visits Genoa / Dublin, N.H.

The Granite Monthly - A New Hampshire Magazine, August 1896 - M.W. Babcock Visits Genoa / Dublin, N.H.

By: Babcock, M.W.; Bartlett, John H.; Dana, Francis; Swaine, C. Jennie; Piper, H.H.; Wheeler, Mary H.; Metcalf, H.H.; Griffith, Bancroft; Bachelder, N.J.; Brown, Frank E.; Lauder, George B.; Roberts, Mrs. Caroline M.; Tenney, E.P.; Gowing, Fred

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Granite Monthly Company: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0867

Condition: Good


Pages 63-124. Printed on glossy stock. Numerous black and white photos. Features: From Naples to Genoa; The Harmony of Silence; The Benefaction of Melancthon Downs (concluded); Midsummer; A sketch of Dublin, N.H. - with many great photos of local mansions; The old stage coach; The Cogswell Homestead, Gilmanton; Halcyon Days; Mrs. Alice A. Dow; New Hampshire; The Anti-Vivisection Movement; The Elms of Concord; The legend of John Levin and Mary Glasse (continued); Educational department; New Hampshire Necrology. Some peripheral chipping. Contents in quality condition. A worthy copy. View more info

Image for The Devil to Pay: The Mutiny of the Connaught Rangers, India, July, 1920

The Devil to Pay: The Mutiny of the Connaught Rangers, India, July, 1920

By: Babington, Anthony

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 425H3585

ISBN: 0850523273

Condition: Very Good


0850523273 ix, 208 pages. Footnotes. Index. "A compelling yet tragic tale which, sadly, reflects little credit upon any of the participants." - dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Light wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

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Dear enemy

By: Bacque, James

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Fenn Pub. Co: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A4913

ISBN: 155168246X

Condition: Good


155168246X 183 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Two writers hotly debate the guilt of World War 2, the Germany of today, and other issues. - from dust jacket. Bacque's prior work entitled 'Other Losses' documented the starvation of over a million German POWs in Allied camps after the alleged cessation of hostilities. Average wear. Usual library markings. A sound copy. View more info

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Crimes and Mercies: The Fate of German Civilians Under Allied Occupation, 1944-1950

By: Bacque, James

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Little Brown Uk: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 734C7124

ISBN: 0751522775

Condition: Fair


0751522775 288 pages. Black and white photographic plates. "More than nine million Germans, soldiers and civilians, died as a result of Allied starvation and expulsion policies in the first five years after the second world war - deaths which are still being concealed and denied, especially by Western governments. This book is the extraordinary story of what happened to those people and why." - from back cover. Extensive underlining and occasional marginalia, plus markings to some plates. Prior owner's details atop first page. Above-average wear. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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Medieval People (People in period)

By: Bagley, J. J.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, David & Charles: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 113A9473

ISBN: 0713410469

Condition: Good


0713410469 72 pages. Index. Abundantly illustrated in black and white. Usual library markings. Moderate wear. Front free endpaper removed. View more info

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Spinning Wheels Spinners & Spinning

By: Baines, Patricia

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1977

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 626C8644

ISBN: 0684153076

Condition: Fair


0684153076 252 pages. Index. List of sources. "The discovery of spinning, an event now lost in the shroud of early history, was a vital stage in the development of civilization. As the spinning wheel evolved, so did progress in making textiles. It is the story of this progress which is told in this book, a complete and delightfully readable account of the history of the spinning wheel and spinning techniques... Fully illustrated with many rare photographs, this is the definitive book on spinning wheels, spinners, and spinning." - from dust jacket. Former library copy with usual m... View more info

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Hinsdale

By: Bakken, Timothy H.

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Hinsdale, Il, Hinsdale Doings: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 116C5304

Condition: Very Good


302 pages. Archival black and white photos. Bit of underlining on last page else book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

Image for Germany Under Direct Controls: Economic Aspects of Industrial Disarmament 1945-1948

Germany Under Direct Controls: Economic Aspects of Industrial Disarmament 1945-1948

By: Balabkins, Nicholas

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Rutgers University Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 169H4295

Condition: Good


xi, [3], 265 pages. Footnotes and index. "Primarily concerned with the effects of the industrial disarmament policy on Germany. Examines the role of direct controls in the execution of policy objectives in the American and British zones. The Soviet and French zones of occupation are not discussed." - Preface. Former library copy with usual markings and moderate wear to publisher's beige cloth. Dust jacket not included. Binding intact. A sound reference copy. View more info

Image for Indiana Magazine of History, December 1938

Indiana Magazine of History, December 1938

By: Balch, William Monroe; Skelcher, Jane Lucille; Skelcher, Lucille Detraz; Ross, Frank E.; Terhune, R.W.; Coleman, Christopher B.; Helderman, Leonard C.; Lynch, William O.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, The Department of History of Indiana University: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0687

Condition: Good


Pages 393-504. Features: The Education of Linton Usher; Descendants of the Dumonts of Vevay; The Fur Trade of the Ohio Valley; Pioneer Folklore Relative to Snakes; Indiana Historical Society; Social Studies in High School; Danger on Wabash (Vincennes Letters of 1786); Living in a Distracted World, 1914-1920; and more. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A quality vintage copy. View more info

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The Siege of Paris

By: Baldick, Robert

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A9827

Condition: Good


248 pages. Index. Bibliography. Illustrated in black and white with one photographic plate. "The siege of Paris in the autumn and winter of 1870-1 was the last full-scale siege of a European capital, the first occasion of the indiscriminate bombardment of a civilian population, the source of immense suffering and hardship, and the origin of a division in the French nation which has still not been healed." - from Preface. Hard cover library binding with usual library markings. Moderate wear. Sound working copy. View more info

Image for Air Photo Evidence: Auschwitz, Treblinka, Majdanek, Sobibor, Bergen Belsen, Belzec, Babi Yar, Katyn Forest

Air Photo Evidence: Auschwitz, Treblinka, Majdanek, Sobibor, Bergen Belsen, Belzec, Babi Yar, Katyn Forest

By: Ball, John C.

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Canada, Ball Resource Services Llimited: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 328A4293

Condition: Good


116 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated in black and white. "I selected the 1939 to 1945 air photos of Europe and western Russia during April and May, 1992 from the collection at the U.S. National Archives Air Photo Library in Alexandria, Virginia. The photos were interpreted in Vancouver using a Yena Interpreterscope and a table stereo viewing magnifier. I then enlarged selected photos using a Pro Lab 4 x 5 inch enlarger, and had them scanned for publication at 150 lines per inch." - from page ii. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Heraldry in Canada Quarterly, Vol XIII., No. 1 - March (Mar.) 1979

Heraldry in Canada Quarterly, Vol XIII., No. 1 - March (Mar.) 1979

By: Banks, Rick; Gardiner, Roger F.; Rokeby-Thomas, H.R.; Hale, Reginald B.; Kennedy, Darrell E.; Campbell, Sir Ilay; Innes, Malcolm R.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, The Heraldry Society of Canada / La Societe Heraldique Du Canada: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 513H0345

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Armorial Bearings of the Royal Military College (RMC); Arms for the Town of Goderich; Heraldry - For the Birds?; Canadian Academic Heraldry; Book Review; The Heraldic Bookplate; Arms of the "Royal City" (Guelph); Scottish Heraldic Bookplates; New Zealand Herald of Arms. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info