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1 ADAMS, Kenneth C. California Missions
Los Angeles California Mission Trails Association 1947 Not Stated Printed Wraps Very Good Magazine Format 8.5" by 11" 
Collection of articles on California Missions originally published in 'California highways and Public Works'. Edited and revised by Ray J. Hewitt. 74pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Tiny area of surface loss to top corner of front wrap where old price label removed. Weight, 250g. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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2 ADAMS, Michael C. C. Fighting for Defeat: Union Military Failure in the East, 1861-1865
Lincoln, NE Bison Books - University of Nebraska Press 1992 0803210353 / 9780803210356 First Printing This Edition Printed Card Wrappers As New Softcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
The book argues that the Union army’s lack of success in the eastern theater early in the Civil War was due largely to its fear that the Confederate army was invincible."This excellent and provocative work concludes with a chapter suggesting how the image of Southern military superiority endured in spite of defeat." Originally published: Our masters the rebels. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1978. With new preface. x, 256 pages ; 24 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no creasing. 'As New'. Weight, 370g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Rhetoric of War: Training Day, the Militia, and the Military Sermon (Contributions in American Studies), AHEARN, Marie L.
3 AHEARN, Marie L. The Rhetoric of War: Training Day, the Militia, and the Military Sermon (Contributions in American Studies)
U.S.A. Greenwood Press 1989 0313266190 / 9780313266195 First Edition, First Printing Cloth, Gilt Fine No Dustjacket Issued Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
The Book explores the militia system and its role in the development of colonial New England. The author contends that the militia and the military sermon created an atmosphere of Christian soldiery and warfare that exercised a powerful, long-lasting hold upon New Englanders. 'Contributions in American studies, no. 95'. vi, 217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Original First Edition, NOT a print-on-demand. Bright, clean, unmarked interioor, still quite fresh. Binding is tight and square. No wear to the cloth or the bright, gilt titles. Weight, 494g. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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4 AKENSON, Donald Harman Being Had: Historians, Evidence, and the Irish in North America
Toronto, Ontario, Canada P D Meany Pub 1985 0888350147 / 9780888350145 First Edition Faux Leather [Cloth] Fine Good VG Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
A radical revision in the way that we view Irish imigrants to both Canada and the United States. 243 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Book is very bright,clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square and the maroon, fauxpleather cloth shows no wear. The unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar but shows some surface rubbing. Weight, 587g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 AKER, Homer Ferris with HILTON, Eugene & AKER, Vanza Nielsen America Today and Yesterday
San Francisco Harr Wagner Publishing 1937 Revised Second Edition Illustrated Cloth About Fine No Dustjacket School Text 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Presentation Copy from the Author
American history textbook for lower grades. Presentation copy from one of the authors [Hilton]. 586pp, illustrated. A superior copy - very bright and fresh with a sound binding. Boards are very bright, illustration is similarly bright and there is no appreciable wear to cloth. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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6 Alaska Geographic Society The Stikine River.
Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A. Alaska Geographic Society 1979 0882401335 / 9780882401331 Vol 6, No 4 Printed Card Wrappers Near Fine Softcover Oblong Quarto 
Issue devoted to the Stikine River and Valey, in both British Columbia and Alaska. Alaska Geographic Society, Volume 6, Number 4. Quarterly publication, single issue. Wraps, oblong 4to, 11"x8.25", 93pp, profusely illustrated with photographs, in color & in b&w. Large, folding map in color, laid-in. Owner's name t the inside of the front wrapper, otherwise a clean and tight copy. Near Fine. Weight, 340g. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Alaska Schedules, 1940, ALASKA STEAMSHIP CO.
7 ALASKA STEAMSHIP CO. Alaska Schedules, 1940
USA Alaska Steamship Co. 1940 1940 Edition Wrappers VG+ Schedule 
Alaska Steamship Co Schedule for 1940 - Routes, Connections, Maps, Ship photos etrc. Folded size - 4" by 9". Unfolds to 8" by 9", 12pp, tabbed indexes, illustrated. Bright, clean and undamaged. Slight wear only. See scan. Weight, 25g. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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8 ALBAUGH III, William A. More Confederate Faces : A Pictorial Review
USA AbS Printers 1972 First Edition Cloth VG+ No Dustjacket, None Issued Hardcover Quarto 
Book features reproductions of photographs of hundreds of Confederate Soldiers from the Civil War. Sequel to 'Confederate Faces'. 233 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 29 cm. OCLC Number: 1842212. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding. Cloth shows virtually no wear - just a trifle at the tips of the corners. Minor rubbing to surface of cloth. No duistjacket as issued. Weight, 1.1kg. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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9 ALBAUGH III, William A. and SIMMONS, Edward N. Confederate Arms
New York Bonanza Books 1957 1st Bonanza Printing Cloth About Fine  Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
guide to all weapons used by the Confederacy - Handguns, Shoulder Arms, Edged Weapons, Armories, Accoutrements and a Directory of Makers, Gunsmiths Dealers etc. 278pp, illustrated. Book is very clean and bright with solid binding. Dustjacket has creased front, inside flap, edgewear on both covers, repaired with tape.  
Price: 45.00 USD
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10 ALBERTAN, The The Albertan: November 23, 1963
Calgary, AB F. P. Publications Ltd 1963 Newsprint VG+ Daily Newspaper 15.5" by 24" 
The Albertan Newspaper, Calgary, Alberta. Final Edition from Sat Nov 23, 1963, the day after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas. Bold headlines read - PRO-CUBAN ARRESTED IN KENNEDY'S DEATH. This complete edition comprises 2-sections of 30pp, plus, a 16 poage color comic section and a 40 page Weekend Magazine. Slight, browning, no damage. Original horizontal fold at centre. Weight, 360g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 ALEXANDER, Col. Joseph H.; HORAN, Don; STAHL, Norman C. A Fellowship of Valor: The Battle History of the United States Marines
New York Harper Collins 1997 0060182660 / 9780060182663 First Edition, First Printing Cloth As New As New Hardcover Quarto 
Originally published: A fellowship of valor. New York : HarperCollins, 1997. "A Lou Reda book." "The History Channel." Foreword by Edwin H. Simmons. xv, 414 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 28 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked, quite fresh. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Heavy book weighing 1.233kg. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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12 ALEXANDER, Roy - Editor Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine, April 22, 1966
New York Time Inc. 1966 Volume 87, No. 16 Printed Wraps VG Weekly Magazine 8.5" by 11" Boris Chaliapin 
Issue of Time with portrait of Vietnamese Buddhist monk and politician, Thich Tri Quang on the front cover, artwork by Boris Chaliapin. This is the Canadian Edition. Same editorial content as U. S. edition with added Canadian news. 84p. Clean bright wraps, sound stapled binding. Good solid copy with address label to front, lower left corner. Weight, 162g. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine, May 12,  1961, ALEXANDER, Roy  - Editor
13 ALEXANDER, Roy - Editor Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine, May 12, 1961
New York Time Inc. 1961 Volume 77, No. 20 Printed Wraps VG, and Better Weekly Magazine 8.5" by 11" Boris Chaliapin 
Issue of Time with portrait of Astronaught Alan Shepard, artwork by Boris Chaliapin. This is the Canadian Edition. Same editorial content as U. S. edition with added Canadian news. 84p. Clean bright wraps, sound stapled binding. Good solid copy with address label to front, lower left corner. Weight, 173g. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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14 ALEXANDER, Roy - Editor Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine, June 26, 1964
New York Time Inc. 1964 Volume 83, No. 26 Printed Wraps VG Weekly Magazine 8.5" by 11" Artzybasheff 
Issue of Time with artist Artzybasheff's impression of General Kong Le of Laos, on the front cover. This is the Canadian Edition. Same editorial content as U. S. edition with added Canadian news. 68pp. Clean bright wraps, sound stapled binding. Good solid copy without an address label. Weight, 130g. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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15 ALLEN, H. C. and HILL, CV. P. , editors British Essays in American History
New York St. Martin's Press 1957 First Edition Cloth Very Good Plus  Good Plus History 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Seventeen articles on American History by British scholars. 348pp. Hardcover in blue cloth, with dustjacket. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, except for a previous owner's stamp to htp. Tight, square binding. Unclipped dustjacket has minor edge wear and slight soiling. Weight, 610g.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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16 ALLEN, James Lane Flute and Violin and Other Kentucky Tales
Edinburgh David Douglas 1903 Later Edition Limp Leather Near Fine  16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
British edition of these old Kentucky Tales. Bound in limp leather with decorations of musical instruments seemingly 'burnt- in'. Leather tie fixed to spine - seems a trifle short but will still tie. Interior is bright and clean with a tight, square binding. Leather is in great condition. Gift quality. Weight, 175g.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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Screaming Eagles: In Action With the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), ALLEN, Patrick H. F.
17 ALLEN, Patrick H. F. Screaming Eagles: In Action With the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
U.S.A. Mallard Press 1990 0792453239 / 9780792453239 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 30.5cm Tall 
Foreword W.C. Westmoreland. 144 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm. Includes index. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Minor shelf wear to the bottom edge. Unclipped dustjacket shows nio wear except for slight wear to the top edge. Weight, 1.05kg. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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18 ALPHA PHI The History of Alpha Phi International Fraternity (1872-1930)
New York Century Co. 1931 Second Edition Cloth Near Fine No Dustjacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Second, revised edition. Actually a 'Sorority' history. lxv, 360pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding in two-toned cloth. Very slight wear to cloth at corners. Attractive copy. Weight, 790g. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Americans at War , AMBROSE, Stephen A.
19 AMBROSE, Stephen A. Americans at War
New York Berkley Books 1998 0-425-16510-8 / 9780425165102 1st Trade Paperback Printing Trade Paperback As New  8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Fifteen essays spanning the remarkable 30 year career of America's foremost historian, focussing on the heart of America's wars and the soldiers who fought them. 252pp. Mint copy, as new!  
Price: 8.50 USD
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Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869, AMBROSE, Stephen E.
20 AMBROSE, Stephen E. Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869
U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 2000 0684846098 / 9780684846095 First Edition, First Printing Cloth Almost 'As New' Almost `As New` Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
The account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage. It is the story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad-the investors who risked their businesses and money; the enlightened politicians who understood its importance; the engineers and surveyors who risked, and sometimes lost, their lives; and the Irish and Chinese immigrants, the defeated Confederate soldiers, and the other laborers who did the backbreaking and dangerous work on the tracks.... 431 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm. Bright, clean copy, still fresn. Noted - a small gift inscription to the verso of the front endpaper. Otherwise unmarked. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Attractive copy. Weight, 726g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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