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Amsterdam

By: Mak, Geert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cumbreland, Rhode Island, U.S.A., Harvard Univ Pr, 2000


Book is in New condition. Dust jacket is in New condition. The history of Amsterdam told through stories. View more info

Big Muddy: Down the Mississippi Through America's Heartland

By: Hall, B.C.;Wood, C.T.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., E P Dutton, 1992


Book is in Fine condition with remainder mark on bottom edge of pages. Dust jacket is Near Fine with some bumping to edges. "Mark Twain would delight in Big Muddy. B.C. Hall and C.T. Wood have not only created a real travel book - telling the dark side along with the good - they have also held true to the spirit of Huck Finn in their journey down the Mississippi" - Dee Brown. Plenty of vintage black and white photos throughout. View more info

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Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

By: Ellis, Joseph J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Vintage Books, 2002


Book is in Fair to Poor condition. Slight water damage to first few pages. Still, a very readable copy. Discusses the creation of the US government. View more info

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Fragebogen (The Questionaire)

By: Ernst Von Salomon

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1955


Book is in Very Good Condition with small mark on top edge of pages near spine. Dust jacket is in Good condition with a small tear to the top edge near the spine. Price of $6.00 with the letter F. above. Stated First Edition. "In 1945 the Allied Military Government issued to all Germans suspected of having directed, assisted, or collaborated with the Nazi regime a Fragebogen (questionaire) consisting of 131 questions. In response, Von Salomon wrote his autobiography,... View more info

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Grab Bag

By: Various

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Various,


This is a grab bag of 4 - 5 books with no more than one paperback per order. YA to Adult titles will vary and can be anything from modern fiction to collectible books. If there is any genre you would rather NOT receive, please state that in the comments when you place your order. View more info

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Hammond's Handy Atlas of the World

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., C.S. Hammond & Company, 1933


Book is in Good condition with some tearing to the spine and uniform foxing throughout. Covers are still bright, pages are still tightly bound. "Contains new maps of all countries of the world. Accompanied by a new ready reference gazetteer-index of the world and a new and comprehensive index of cities and towns with latest population figures. A new series of separate maps of the United States accompanied by individual index of each state with 1930 population figures... View more info

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Lafitte the Pirate

By: Saxon, Lyle

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Gretna, Louisiana, U.S.A., Pelican Pub Co Inc, 1994


Book is in Very Good condition. No dust jacket. View more info

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Latitude Zero: Tales of the Equator

By: Guadalupi, Gianni;Shugaar, Antony;Shugaar, Anthony

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Carroll & Graf Pub, 2001

Edition: 1st Edition


Book is in Near Fine condition with small remainder mark on bottom edge of pages, else very clean and solid. Dust jacket is in Fine condition. View more info

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Nothing Like It in the World : The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster, Incorporated, 2000


Book is in Near Fine condition. Dust jacket is in Near Fine condition. Later printing. The story of the building of the Transcontinental Railway. 30+ pages of black and white photos. View more info

Retreat From Rostov

By: Paul Hughes

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Random House, 1943

Edition: 1st Edition


Book is in Good condition. Dust jacket is in Fair condition with some chipping to ends of spine, but the rest of the cover is bright with no fading. Inside pages are clean and tight. View more info

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Sarah's Key

By: DeRosnay, Tatiana

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, St Martin's Griffin, 2008


Paris, July 1942. Sarah, a ten year-old Jewish girl, is arrested by the French police in the middle of the night, along with her mother and father. Desperate to protect her younger brother, she locks him in a cupboard and promises to come back for him as soon as she can. Paris, May 2002. Julia Jarmond, an American journalist, is asked to write about the 60th anniversary of the Vel' d'Hiv' - the infamous day in 1942 when French police rounded up thousands of Jewish me... View more info

The Confederate Reader: How the South Saw the War

By: Richard B. Harwell

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Mineola, New York, U.S.A., Dover Publications, 1989


Book is in Good condition with a mild crease along the spine. No dust jacket. A very clean, solid copy. 389 pages plus ads View more info

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The Last Voyage of Columbus: Being the Epic Tale of the Great Captain's Fourth Expedition, Including Accounts of Mutiny, Shipwreck, and Discovery

By: Dugard, Martin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Back Bay Books, 2006


Book is in Very Good condition with slight scuffing on top edge. "Being the epic tale of the great captain's fourth expedition, including accounts of mutiny, shipwreck, and discovery. View more info

The Marne, 1914: The Opening of World War I and the Battle That Changed the World

By: Herwig, Holger H.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Random House Inc, 2009

Edition: 1st Edition


Book is in Fine, unread condition. Unclipped dust jacket is Near Fine with mild scuffing and bumping, no tears. A new look at World War I View more info

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The Senator : My Ten Years with Ted Kennedy

By: Burke, Richard E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., St. Martin's Press, 1992

Edition: 1st Edition


Book is in Near Fine condition. Dust jacket is in Near Fine condition with mild bumping to ends of spine. View more info