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he History of Civil War in America : comprising a full account of the origin and progress of the rebellion, of the various naval and military engagements, of the heroic deeds performed by armies and individuals, and of touching scenes in the Field, the ..

By: ABBOTT, John S. C.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Springfield, Mass., Gurdon Bill:

Edition: Later Printing of First Edition

Seller ID: 806

Condition: Near Fine


Set of Two Volumes. Vol 1 dated 1865; Volume 2 dated 1865. Volume 1 first published in 1863 - 507pp, [4pp] publisher's ads, engraved frontis of Lincoln plus further engraved plates, portraits, maps etc. Volume 2 first published in 1863 - 629pp, [4pp] publisher's ads at rear, egraved frontis of Grant. Both interiors are very bright and clean, white pages no foxing. Bindings are tight and square. Marbled en dpapers. Chocolate brown, bind-stamped cloth with partitic device in gilt to both front boards. Gilt titles to spine. No wear to the cloth at all. Very attractive Set seemingly never used. Un... View more info

California Missions

By: ADAMS, Kenneth C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Los Angeles, California Mission Trails Association: 1947

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 21061

Condition: Very Good


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. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 250g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight... View more info

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Living Hell: The Dark Side of the Civil War

By: ADAMS, Michael C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 045581

ISBN: 1421412217

Condition: As New


Many Americans, argues Michael C. C. Adams, tend to think of the Civil War as glorious and full of pageantry. Millions of tourists flock to battlefields each year as vacation destinations, their perceptions of the war shaped by reenactors in blue and gray uniforms launching charges and countercharges over idyllic scenery while flags snap in the breeze. Living Hell brings us back to reality with a sober depiction of the cruelty, suffering, and almost unimaginable loss of life and property caused by this merciless war. xi, 292pp. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclip... View more info

Visitor's Map, 49th State of Alaska

By: ALASKA CRUISE LINES, LTD.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: USA, Alaska Cruise Lines: 1959

Edition: 1959 Edition

Seller ID: 054290

Condition: Near Fine


Unfolds to 24" by 18". Color front panel, balance in monochrome. Printed on one side only.Alaska became a state in 1958. Fin3 except for very small ampint of edge wear to the rear panel. Ships at cost via Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

Cathedral of St John the Divine, New York; Seven Antique Postcards

By: ALBERTYPE CO., The

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A., Aklbertype Co.:

Seller ID: 054022

Condition: All are About Fine


Lot of seven different printed handcolored postcards showing views of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine - 5 interior and 2 exterior. All postcards are bright, clean, unmarked and unused. Undated, circa 1920s [?]. View more info

Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine, March 22, 1963

By: ALEXANDER, Roy - Editor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1963

Edition: Vol 81 No 12

Seller ID: 053521

Condition: About Fine


Cover features portrait of boxer, Cassius Mercellus Clay - artwork by Boris Chaliapin. Canada edition - same content as USA edition but scarcer, plus Canadian news. 72pp. Bright and clean copy - very attractive front cover portrait. Sound binding. Address label to lower left corner. No creases or marks. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 140g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada and possibly the USA. View more info

Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine, January 3, 1964

By: ALEXANDER, Roy - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1964

Edition: Vol 83, No 1

Seller ID: 053523

Condition: About Fine


Cover features portrait of Civil Rights leader and 'Man of the Year', Martin Luther King, artwork by Robert Vickery. Canada edition - same content as USA edition but scarcer, plus Canadian news. 76pp. Bright and clean copy - attrative front cover portrait. Sound binding. Address label to lower left corner. No creases. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 132g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. View more info

Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine, June 14, 1963

By: ALEXANDER, Roy - Editor

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1963

Edition: Volume 81, No. 24

Seller ID: 046560

Condition: Near Fine


Issue of Time with front superb cover portrait of politician Barry Goldwater, artwork by Robert Vickrey. This is the Canadian Edition. Same editorial content as U. S. edition with added Canadian news. 76p. Clean bright wraps, sound stapled binding. Good solid copy with NO address label. Weight, 176g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. Under $5.00 depending on location. Images available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine, February 14, 1964

By: ALEXANDER, Roy - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1964

Edition: Vol 83, No 7

Seller ID: 055160

Condition: VG+


Cover features portrait of Marina Oswald, wife of Lee Harvey Oswald. Canada edition - same content as USA edition but scarcer, plus Canadian news. Feature on the Warren Commission. 84pp. Bright and clean copy - attrative front cover portrait. Sound binding. No address labelpresent. No tears or creases. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 164 g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. View more info

The Inside Passage to Alaska: A Short History

By: ANDERSON, Hugo

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Anacortes, WA [?], Anderson Publishing, Inc: 1998

Edition: First Da Capo Printing

Seller ID: 31664

ISBN: 0945989210

Condition: As New


History of the 1,1000-mile Inside Passage from Washington State through British Columbia to Alaska. 124 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked. Unpacked weight, 253g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, and to the USA and some other Countries. View more info

This Was Logging!

By: ANDREWS, Ralph W.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: West Chester, PA, Schiffer Publishing: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 09002

ISBN: 0887400353

Condition: As New


Superb photographic study of logging in the Pacific Northwest of the United States from the 8000-print record of Darius Kinsey with a story of this famed timber photographer. 157pp, profusely photo illustrated. Very clean and bright with a tight, square binding and no spine creases. Unmarked. Glossy, broght wrappers. 'AS New'. Unpacked weight, 485g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

Senior Memoirs

By: ANON

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Portland, Senior Class, U. S. Grant High School: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Many Students

Seller ID: 21289

Condition: About Very Good


Semi-annual publication of the Senior Class of U. S. Grant High Schools, Portland, Oregon. June 1932. George Washington Bicentennial Issue. Signed by a large number of the students and faculty. Unpaginated. Photo illustrated. Bright, clean interior with a sound binding. Wraps have 'pseudo-suede' nap that is worn in places. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 270g. View more info

Uncensored Magazine: April, 1954

By: ANON

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Feature Story Co.: 1954

Edition: Volume 1, Number 4

Seller ID: 23729

Condition: Very Good


Vintage magazine subtitled - 'Lowdown on what goes on from dusk to dawn - Night Life U.S.A.'. 74pp, photo illustrated. Front cover photo of scantily-clad showgirls. Interior is bright and clean, slightly browning as usual. Binding is tight, only very minor damage to foot of spine. Pencil numerals to back-field of front cover detract slightly. Weight, 140g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

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Nigger Jokes and Stump Speeches : Being a Collection of Approved Nigger Jokes, Stump Speeches, Conundrums, and the Essence of Minstrelsy; Part One

By: ANON

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York and London, Samuel French:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 051109

Condition: Very Good


Part One of Four, published separately. Undated, late nineteenth century, edition/printing unknown. 64pp, including an index, not illustrated. Publisher's ads to the insides of both wrappers. Interior pages are very white and clean. Unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Gold-coloured wrappers are also clean and unmarked. Wear to paper covering spine with a little loss and moderate cracking. Scarce! We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 46g and qualifies for inexpens... View more info

Trails: From Steppingstones to Kerbstones

By: APPLE, Russell A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Bishop Museum Press: 1965

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 21759

Condition: Good to VG


Bernice P. Bishop Museum Special Publication 53. Research into old Hawaiian land routes. ix, 73pp, photo illustrated, maps & diagrams. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Small tear to margin of first page near corner. Sound stapled binding. No rust to staples. Minor wear to front wrapper, none to rear wrapper. Weight, 220g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. Postage $5.00 or less within North America, a little more Overseas. View more info

The Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad : see Kansas by daylight : through passenger trains from Kansas City & Atchison to the Rocky Mountains!

By: ATCHISON, TOPEKA, and SANTA FE RAILROAD CO.

Price: $995.00

Publisher: St Louis, MO, Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Co.: 1876

Edition: 1876 Edition

Seller ID: 054662

Condition: Good to Very Good


"Fare low! Equipment perfect! Officers attentive! Only direct route to the most wonderful mountain regions of America. The land hunters, gold-hunters, buffalo hunters road. Tho only direct route to the San Juan Mines."--Cover. "From the river to the mountains via the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe R.R. The new and direct route from Kansas City and Atchison to Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Manitou, Denver, Canon City, Cucharas, Trinidad and all points in Colorado."--Page (4) of cover. Description: 1 volume (unpaged) single sheet (folded) : illustrations, map ; 18 x 11 cm unfolding to... View more info

High Country Empire; the High Plains and Rockies

By: ATHEARN, Robert G.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1967

Edition: Second Bison Printing

Seller ID: 605

Condition: About Fine


A very readable overview of the history of the country between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains up until the 1960s. 'A Bison book', BB314. 358 pages, illustrations. 21 cm. Bright, clean interior Previous owner's name to the ffep otherwise completely unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Light reader's crease parallel to the spine. Unpacked weight, 413g. We ship from both Canada and the United States with very competitive rates. Weight, Inexpensive Lettermail rates may apply. Image available. View more info

Commissioning Ceremony; United States Ship 'Platte', AO-186, April 16, 1983

By: AVONDALE SHIPYARDS

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Avondale, LA, Avondale Shipyards: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053986

Condition: Fine


Folder issued on the occasion of the Commissioning Ceremony of the United States Ship'Platte', AO-186. April 16, 1983. The 'USS Platte' was a Navy Auxiliary Oiler of the Cimarron Class. White card wrappers with color front, inc. Wrappers plus 40 pages in b&w, numerous photos, vessel details etc. All of crew are named and with a photograph. Also, attached by a gold cord is 'gold' coin-shaped tag with all details of the ship. Unpacked weight, 120g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada and the USA ; other Countries somewhat more. View more info

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Painted Ladies : The San Francisco's Resplendent Victorians Houses

By: BAER, Morley; LARSEN, Michael; POMADA, Elizabeth

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1978

Edition: Seventeenth Printing

Seller ID: 21045

ISBN: 052548244X

Condition: As New


Photographs, with explanatory text, of many of San Francisco's spectacularly restored Victorian residences. 80pp, profusely color photo illustrated. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 350g. View more info

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Empire Express: Building the First Transcontinental Railroad

By: BAIN, David Haward

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Viking - Penguin: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 25516

ISBN: 067080889X

Condition: As New


An account of the building of the Transcontinental Railroad including material on the greedy barons, chicanery and wheeler-dealing in Washington, importation of coolie labour, the opening of the West and the reaching of Promontory Point, Utah, where the two tracks were joined. xiii, 797 p. : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm. An 'as new' copy - b right, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 1.322kg We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic posta... View more info