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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


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

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


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 inexpen... View more info

North to Alaska: Fifty Years on the Wworld's most Rremarkable Highway

By: COATES, Kenneth

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Fairbanks, Univ of Alaska Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2218


Illustrated history of construction and use of highway built during World War 2 for strategic purposes by US Army Corps of Engineers. Highway runs from Dawson Creek in British Columbia, through Whitehorse in Yukon Territory, to Fairbanks in Interior Alaska - 1939-1945. 304 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm. A bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United ... View more info

The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government; Volume 1

By: DAVIS, Jefferson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co.: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2253


First volume ONLY, of two. First edition. Landmark book by President Jefferson Davis - history of the Confederate Government during the Civil War, 1861-1865. xxi, List of Illustrations, 707pp. Illustrations inclde a Map of the Battle of Manassas. very clean interior., Engraved plates show some foxing. Tiny, neat name/place in ink to the title page, otherwise unmarked. Bookplate to the ffep - J. Lindsay Patton. Hinges are sound, binding tight. Slight wear only to the dar... View more info

The Amazing Story of Repeal: An Expose of the Power of Propaganda

By: DOBYNS, Fletcher

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Chicago, Willett, Clark & Company: 1940

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 20466


History of the era of Prohibition in the United States and an expose of the propaganda methods used at the time. 457pp. Bright, clean copy. owner's inscription to ffep, otherwise unmarked. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket is very bright and clean with just a little edge wear present. 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 830g unpacked. Canadian... View more info

California Butterflies (California Natural History Guides)

By: GARTH, John S.; TILDEN, J. W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2262


Compact guide book for the identification of Butterflies found in the State of California. xvi, 246pp, 20pp color plates, 4pp b&w plates. Very bright, clean interior. Unmarked, but a bookplate pasted to the ffep. Tight, square bindig, no wear to the cloth. The clipped dustjacket is similar. 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 425g unpac... View more info

Welcome Aboard - USS Greenling SSN 614

By: GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: CT, USA, General Dynamics Corp, Electric Boat Division: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053984


Folder issued to Welcome Visitors aboard the USS Greenling, a nuclear powered submarine of the US Navy. White card wrappers with color front, inc. Wrappers plus 16 pages, numerous photos, vessel details etc. Also, attached by a white cord, a metal tag with the vessel's name, insignia, motto etc. etc. Unpacked weight, 50g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada and the USA ; other Countries somewhat more. View more info

Welcome Aboard - USS Sunfish SSN 649, U. S. Atlantic Fleet

By: GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: USA, General Dynamics Corp, Quincy Division: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053985


Folder issued to Welcome Visitors aboard the USS Sunfish, a nuclear powered submarine of the US Navy. Yellow card wrappers with color front, inc. Wrappers plus 24 pages in b&w, numerous photos, vessel details etc. Also, attached by a white cord, a metal tag with the vessel's name, insignia, motto etc. etc. Unpacked weight, 90g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada and the USA ; other Countries somewhat more. View more info

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Harlem: The Four Hundred Year History from Dutch Village to Capital of Black America

By: GILL, Jonathan

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Grove Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 20495


Historian Gill presents the first complete chronicle of Harlem spanning four centuries. Extensively researched, impressively synthesized, eminently readable, and overflowing with captivating characters, "Harlem" is an ambitious, sweeping history, and an impressive achievement. 520 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, still fresh. Siomilar, unclipped dustjacket. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Pos... View more info

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Black Fire: The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer--and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-Era San Francisco

By: GRAYSMITH, Roberts

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Crown: 2012

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 050867


First biography of the little-known real-life Tom Sawyer (a friend of Mark Twain during his brief tenure as a California newspaper reporter), told through a harrowing account of Sawyer's involvement in the hunt for a serial arsonist who terrorized mid-nineteenth century San Francisco. x, 268 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm. Bright, clean and fresh, about 'as new' except for a red dot to the bottom edge indicating a 'Remainder. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post ... View more info

Three Winds of Death: The Saga of the 503d Parachute Regimental Combat Team in the South Pacific

By: GUTHRIE, Bennett M.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Chicago, Adams Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2252


Regimental history of the United States Army 503d Parachute Regimental Combat Team in the South Pacific dueing the Second World War. The 503d was the first airborne infantry regiment in the United states Armed Forces. xiii, 278 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Interior of tyhe book is very bright and clean, pages bright white. Unmarked except for a small, neat rubber stamp to the ffep. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the bright, blue cloth. Book still apper... View more info

Report of Joint Board of Engineers on St. Lawrence Waterway Project: Dated November 16, 1926

By: HMSO

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ottawa, King's Printer: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20462


One volume only of a set of two. Second volume, a box with plates to accompany appendices C. D. & E., is not included. Volume 1 comprises 459pp, 11 folding maps, tables, 8pp Contents laid-in. Clean, unmarked copy, with a sound binding. Very minor wear only to green cloth. Reduced 34%. 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 1.7kg unpacked. C... View more info

Vintage Postcard; Hotel San Diego, San Diego, CA - On Broadway at State and Union

By: HOTEL SAN DIEGO

Price: $3.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Hotel San Diego:

Edition: A-732

Seller ID: 054011


Vintage postcard issued by the San Diego Hotel, Broadway at State and Union. Printed but almost resemble a photo in it sharpness. Printed on semi-glossy paper - 'Foto Tone'. Unused and Undated. Automobiles lined in front of the hotel indicate the 1930s. Bright, clean and unmarked. Sharp corners. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada, the USA and other Countries. View more info

America the Scrivener: Deconstruction and the Subject of Literary History

By: JAY, Gregory S.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Cornell University Press: 1990

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 20499


The author 'looks at how recent work in philosophy, literary theory, Marxism, the New Historicism, African-American criticism, and gender studies has helped to redefine the relations between writing, history, and subjectivity'. xiv, 342 pages ; 25 cm. Bright, clkean, unmarked interior, still reasonably fresh. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Very minor wear visible in a couple of places. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service... View more info

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Annie Oakley

By: KASPER, Shirl

Price: $7.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Oklahoma Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 20353


Documents the life and career of Annie Oakley [1860-1926], America's greatest female sharpshooter. xvi, 288 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. About 'as new'. 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 366g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Ra... View more info