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California Missions

By: ADAMS, Kenneth C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Los Angeles, California Mission Trails Association: 1947

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 21061


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 wei... 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


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

Uncensored Magazine: April, 1954

By: ANON

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Feature Story Co.: 1954

Edition: Volume 1, Number 4

Seller ID: 23729


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

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

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


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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Battle Ready

By: CLANCY, Tom; ZINNI, Tony; KOLTZ, Tony

Price: $99.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Putnam Publishing Group, The: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 20837


Life and carreer of Marine General Tony Zinni, blended with recent American Military history, insights into leadership etc. 450pp. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 760g. 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

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Major General Robert E. Rodes of the Army of Northern Virginia: A Biography

By: COLLINS, Darrell L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Savas Beatie: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 15381


Jedediah Hotchkiss, Stonewall Jackson's renowned mapmaker, expressed the feelings of many contemporaries when he declared that Robert Rodes was the best division commander in the Army of Northern Virginia. x, 494 pp : illustrations, maps.Bright, clean still fresh copy, unmarked. Both book and unclipped dustjacket appear 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, witho... View more info

Confederate States of America Bond; $1,000.00 at 8% with 23 Coupons

By: CONFEDERATE STATES of AMERICA

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Confederate States of America: 1862

Inscription: Robert Tyler - Register of the Treasury

Seller ID: 054153


CSA Bond for $1,000.00 at 8%. No 1122 issued 16 Oct, 1862. Hand signed by Robert Tyler with 23 interest coupons signed by S. Adams. The only CSA Bond with a vignette of General Widner, rarity 5, fewer that 500 believed to have survived. I am no expert but have done my best to be accurate. Images can be provided on request. Condition is very good or better, only gentle folds remain as it has been kept flat for many years. No marks, tears or other faults. We ship Worldwi... 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 Papago Indians and their Basketry

By: DEWALD, Terry

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Tucson, Author Published: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21046


The papago Indians of Arizona and their basketry. 48pp, photo illustrated in color and in b&w. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Weight, 190g. 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

Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine, October 8, 1965

By: DONOVAN, Hedley - Editor

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1965

Edition: Volume 86, No. 15

Seller ID: 054090


Issue of Time with wonderful portrait of Cuba's Fidel Castro on the front cover, artwork by Bernard Safran. This is the Canadian Edition. Same editorial content as U. S. edition with added Canadian news. 92p. Clean bright wraps, sound stapled binding. Good solid copy, no address label. Weight, 170g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

Newsweek; September 10, 1962

By: ELLIOTT, Osborn - Editor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Newsweek, Inc.: 1962

Edition: Vol. LX, No. 11

Seller ID: 049734


Single issue of Newsweek magazine for September 10, 1962. Feature on the 'Number One State - California' - with cover photo of the Golden Gate Bridge. 112pp, photo illustrated, advertising. Bright, clean interior. Sound, stapled wraps. Slight wear to spine. No address label. Weight, 217g. May be eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada, the USA and other Countries. View more info

Newsweek; March 26, 1962

By: ELLIOTT, Osborn - Editor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Newsweek, Inc.: 1962

Edition: Vol. LIX, No. 13

Seller ID: 049735


Single issue of Newsweek magazine for March 26, 1962. Feature on the split between Russia and China with cover art of Khrushev and Mao. 100pp, photo illustrated, advertising. Bright, clean interior. Sound, stapled wraps. Slight wear to spine. Small surface mark where address label removed. Weight, 183g. We use both the Canadian Post Office and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges. View more info

Newsweek, January 10, 1972

By: ELLIOTT, Osborn - Editor

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Newsweek, Inc.: 1972

Edition: Vol. LXXIX, No. 2

Seller ID: 28068


Single issue of Newsweek magazine for January 10, 1972. Cover features collage photo of political buttons and candidates to accompany a feature on 'Who Can Beat Nixon?'. 68pp, photo illustrated, advertising. Bright, clean interior. Sound, stapled wraps. No address label present. Display quality magazine. Weight, 130g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadi... View more info

Reminiscences of a Nonagenarian

By: EMERY, Sarah Anna

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Newburyport, William H. Huse & Co.: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21146


Remisnces of a 90 year old New Englander with copious family and genealogical data from the area. A previous owner of the book, Esther Beecher Noyes, has signed in ink on the ffep. The Noyes family is well covered in this work. 336pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy. Binding is sound, though rear hinge shows repair. Chocolate brown cloth is bright and clean as are the gilt titles to spine. Interesting and scarce. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United S... View more info

Read What Duncan Emrich...Says About Fabulous Harold's Club [Reno, NV]

By: EMRICH, Duncan

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Reno, NV, Harold Emrich: 1949

Seller ID: 054255


Mailable brochure prooting and praising Harold's Club in Reno, Nevada. Written by author Duncan Emrich and containing an excerpt from his book, 'It's an Old Wild West Custom'. 8pp, illustrated. Designed to be sent through the mail. This copy is unused and un-adressed. Ships via Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

Edison and the Electric Chair: A Story of Light and Death

By: ESSIG, Mark

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 20852


An account of Thomas Alva Edison's development of the Electric Chair and of the political and business 'currents' that swirled around the project. 358pp, photo illustrated. Mint copy, '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 590g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculate... 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