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Greater United States "Ever Westward Expansion"

By: Beedon, F.W.

Price: $7.20  $6.48

Publisher: Flint, Michigan, J.H. Davis Reynolds: 1937

Seller ID: 074020

Condition: Near Fine


A four page pamphlet commerating expansion to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Includes a canceled stamp from each place, issued in 1937. Unmarked View more info

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Schmidt Delivered (Ballantine Reader's Circle Ser.)

By: Begley, Louis

Price: $2.70  $2.43

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Ballantine Publishing Group: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 014445

ISBN: 0345440838

Condition: Near Fine


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The Reconstruction of the Netherlands (Post WW II)

By: Bengelink, J. W. Translated By Springett, R. S.

Price: $9.00  $8.10

Publisher: Holland, Mubro Heemstede:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042512

Condition: Good


Illustrated 47pp descriptions via letter chapters. In May 1945 about 10% of Holland's arable land was underwater; the destruction of property, bridges and roads was extensive. Much progress was made quickly... View more info

Ultimate Journey : Retracing the Path of an Ancient Buddhist Monk Who Crossed Asia in Search of Enlightenment

By: Bernstein, Richard

Price: $9.00  $8.10

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated: 2001

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 022016

ISBN: 0375400095

Condition: As New


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Galileo and the Dolphins : Amazing but True Stories from Science

By: Berry, Adrian

Price: $4.50  $4.05

Publisher: Etobicoke, ON, Canada, John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited: 1997

Edition: First Canadian

Seller ID: 015689

ISBN: 0471183652

Condition: Near Fine


"I read Galileo and the Dolphins with great interest and enjoyment." --Arthur C. Clarke Which Clock Loses only one Second Every Three Million Years? Was Newton the "Rapist" of the Universe? Why are Computer Designers Thinking About the Doctrine of the Holy Trinity? Find out as acclaimed author Adrian Berry reveals the truth about Galileo and the dolphins and much, much more in this fascinating, fun-filled romp through time, space, and the wonders of popular science. View more info

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Court Lady and Country Wife: Two Noble Sisters in Seventeenth-Century England

By: Betcherman, Lita-Rose

Price: $4.50  $4.05

Publisher: U.S.A., William Morrow: 2005

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 069163

ISBN: 0060762888

Condition: Near Fine


The lives of two dazzling aristocratic sisters, Lucy and Dorothy Percy, present a perfect window into the world of political unrest and social intrigue in seventeenth-century English society. The sisters' breeding, beauty, and cunning made them among the most influential women of their time.Born during the reign of Elizabeth I, the Percy sisters came to prominence at the court of Charles I in the 1630s. Lucy, the Countess of Carlisle -- the "court lady" -- dominated the royal scene thanks to her position at the center of power. Her beauty, captured in magnificent Van Dyck portraits, and ... View more info

'Blackwood' Tales from the Outposts : XI From Strange Places

By: Bethell, Lieut - Colonel L. A. (Editor)

Price: $13.50  $12.15

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood & Sons Ltd.: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 046673

Condition: Very Good


13 stories by 11 authors Edges worn, corners bumped. Binding tight, pages unmarked View more info

'Blackwood' Tales from the Outposts : IV Pioneering

By: Bethell, Lieut - Colonel L. A. (Editor)

Price: $13.50  $12.15

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood & Sons Ltd.: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 046674

Condition: Very Good


Jacket flaps toned. 10 stories. Includes Love of Life by Jack London. Edges worn, corners bumped. Binding tight, pages unmarked. View more info

'Blackwood' Tales from the Outposts : V Jobs of Work

By: Bethell, Lieut - Colonel L. A. (Editor)

Price: $13.50  $12.15

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood & Sons Ltd.: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 046675

Condition: Very Good


12 stories. Edges worn, corners bumped. Binding tight, pages unmarked. View more info

TIME LORD : Sir Sandford Fleming and the Creation of Standard Time

By: Blaise, Clark

Price: $6.75  $6.08

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020901

ISBN: 029784136X

Condition: Near Fine


some soiling to page edges. View more info

Transportation Uniforms of the World

By: Blakeslee, Gilbert F

Price: $67.50  $60.75

Publisher: Los Angeles, Murray & Gee (for Author):

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 063705

Condition: Very Good


Number 70/ 200. Red boards worn around the edges, corners bumped. Inscribed by author ffep. Water stain to front page edges, some red from boards, most very light. Binding tight, pages unmarked. View more info

Tanner's Tiger

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: $5.40  $4.86

Publisher: New York, Fawcett: 1968

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 052090

Condition: Near Fine


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Autobiography 4 Vols : A Postillion Struck by Lightning, Snakes and Ladders,An Orderly Man, and Cleared for Takeoff.

By: Bogarde, Dirk

Price: $13.50  $12.15

Publisher: London, Triad/Panther & Penguin: 1978

Edition: First Editions

Seller ID: 072373

Condition: Very Good


Obituary Sunday May 9, 1999 laid in. (I worked for Schlesinger whilst his film Darling was being made). View more info

CAULDRON

By: Bond, Larry

Price: $4.50  $4.05

Publisher: Warner Books New York 1993: 1993

Seller ID: 002306I


1st edition. NF/NF. Light shelfwear, dj slightly chipped. View more info

VORTEX

By: Bond, Larry

Price: $4.50  $4.05

Publisher: Warner Books New York 1989: 1991

Seller ID: 007758I

ISBN: 0446515663


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TROPHY FOR EAGLES

By: Boyne, Walter J.

Price: $4.50  $4.05

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 002304I

ISBN: 0517572761

Condition: Very Good Plus


Initials & date ffep. Binding tight, pages unmarked. View more info

The New Gold in Your Attic : The Book Collector's Bible

By: Bradley, Van Allen

Price: $2.25  $2.03

Publisher: New York, Arco Publishing: 1972

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 031207

ISBN: 0668026014

Condition: Nr Fine


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The Eagle of the Empire : A Story of Waterloo

By: Brady, Cyrus Townsend

Price: $3.60  $3.24

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1915

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 039091

Condition: Poor


Holding together, just. Reader copy only. View more info

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Age of Gold : The Story of an Obsession That Shook the World

By: Brands, H. W.

Price: $13.50  $12.15

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 2005

Edition: First UK

Seller ID: 048980

ISBN: 043401320x

Condition: As New


The migrations that occurred in the frenzy sparked by discovery of gold in California in 1848. 547pp View more info

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Sea Battles on Dry Land : Essays

By: Brodkey, Harold

Price: $5.85  $5.27

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Henry Holt & Company, LLC: 1999

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 013638S

ISBN: 0805060529

Condition: Nr Fine


A brilliant, provocative collection of essays, profiles, and criticism, from one of the great literary figures of our time. Renowned worldwide for his fiction, Harold Brodkey may actually be better known among American readers for his work as an essayist. By turns witty and contemplative, sympathetic and scathing, Brodkey's essays, many of which first appeared in The New Yorker, treat a remarkably broad range of subjects. Whether writing on the New York City subway or country gardens, on presidential politics or haute couture, on Woody Allen or Walter Winchell, Brodkey was a master of the ... View more info