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Image for And High Water! Pictorial Review of Northwestern California's Disastrous Christmas Flood 1955

And High Water! Pictorial Review of Northwestern California's Disastrous Christmas Flood 1955

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Eureka, CA, Pacific Logger: 1956

Seller ID: 15193


Quarto (28 cm), pp. 39. Undated (circa 1956). Pictorial stapled wraps. Black and white photos with captions throughout. Light edge wear. View more info

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Reign of the Rabble The St. Louis General Strike of 1877

By: Burbank, David

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Augustus M. Kelly: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21026


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 208. Red cloth, pictorial jacket with some rubbing, edge wear and one small closed tear. Former price written in ink on free front endpaper. A history of the Great Railroad Strike in the context of labor and socialist movements and emerging African American involvement in industry. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Last Boom

By: Clark, James A. and Michel T. Halbouty

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Fredericksburg, TX, Shearer Publishing: 1984

Seller ID: 16604


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 305. Later printing. Black boards with gilt titling, and oil motif on upper board. Pictorial jacket and endpapers, index, black and white photo section. Jacket has light edge wear, boards slightly warped. Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for The Tradition Continues: The Story of Old Latonia, Latonia, and Turfway Racecources

The Tradition Continues: The Story of Old Latonia, Latonia, and Turfway Racecources

By: Claypool, James C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Fort Mitchell, T.I. Hayes Publishing: 1997

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12732


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 260. Unknown edition. Blue boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Signed by James C. Claypool (author) and Steve Cauthen (forward) on title page. Spine ends show light bumping, jacket has slight edge wear. Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for The De Soto Chronicles: The Expedition of Hernando de Soto to North America in 1539-1543, Volumes 1 & 2

The De Soto Chronicles: The Expedition of Hernando de Soto to North America in 1539-1543, Volumes 1 & 2

By: Clayton, Lawrence A., Vernon James Knight Jr., and Edward C. Moore (eds)

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, University of Alabama Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8283


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. xviii, 569 (Vol 1); xii, 588 (Vol 2), including indices. Green boards with gilt spine text, pictorial jacket. Front endpapers are illustrated with the "De Soto Map." Named a 1993 Outstanding Academic Books by Choice Magazine. "The De Soto expedition was the first major encounter of Europeans with North American Indians in the eastern half of the United States. De Soto and his army of over 600 men, including 200 cavalry, spent four year... View more info

Image for Liberty and Freedom: A Visual History of America's Founding Ideas (America: a Cultural History)

Liberty and Freedom: A Visual History of America's Founding Ideas (America: a Cultural History)

By: David Hackett Fischer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: 2004

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 5495


Quarto (25.5 cm), pp. 851 pages with index.Black boards, gilt lettering. Jacket has moderate wear with chips and tears. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Palisades & Snedens Landing

By: Haagensen, Alice Munro

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Tarrytown, NY, Pilgrimage Publishing: 1986

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23912


Signed by author on half title page. Oblong octavo (20.5 cm), pp. 253. Pictorial jacket and matching frontis, green cloth. Includes errata and fold-out map of Palisades (showing several roads that were proposed but never built); with black and white photos and illustrations, and appendices. Jacket has many large tears and chips, spine bumped at both ends. Dust jacket present. View more info

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American Sideshow

By: Hartzman, Marc

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 2005

Seller ID: 11023


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 289. Black and white photographs and performance bills throughout. Closed tear on final four pages. View more info

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Empire of Deception

By: Jobb, Dean

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, Algonquin Books: 2015

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13272


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 336. Black boards, gilt titling. Jacket has slight edge wear. Includes index, black and white photos. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for Blood and Smoke: A True Tale of Mystery, Mayhem, and the Birth of the Indy 500

Blood and Smoke: A True Tale of Mystery, Mayhem, and the Birth of the Indy 500

By: Leerhsen, Charles

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2011

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 11723


Octavo (24.5cm), pp. 273. Red boards with white quarter cloth binding and red lettering on spine. Includes black and white photographs throughout. There is one small closed tear at head of spine, some bumping along the top edges of dust jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for Behind Tall Fences: Stories and Experiences About Los Alamos at its Beginning

Behind Tall Fences: Stories and Experiences About Los Alamos at its Beginning

By: Los Alamos Historical Society

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Los Alamos, NM, Los Alamos Historical Society: 1996

Seller ID: 12101


Octavo (23cm), pp. 210. Pictorial wraps. View more info

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The Master of Disguise

By: Mendez, Antonio J [with Malcom McConnell]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1999

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13355


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 351. Black boards with silver lettering. Includes glossary, black and white photos. Jacket and boards have light edge and corner wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for In Chambers: Stories of Supreme Court Law Clerks and Their Justices

In Chambers: Stories of Supreme Court Law Clerks and Their Justices

By: Peppers, Todd C. and Artemus Ward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, University of Virginia Press: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 14184


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 445. Pictorial wraps. Includes index. First Edition. View more info

Image for The Official Pullman-Standard Library: Vol. 3 Great Northern - Northern Pacific - SP&S

The Official Pullman-Standard Library: Vol. 3 Great Northern - Northern Pacific - SP&S

By: Randall, David W. and William M. Ross

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Godfrey, IL, Railway Production Classics: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16198


21.5 x 31 cm, pp. 216. Spiral bound with red leatherette, gilt titling. Numbered copy: 2208. Includes black and white photos and schematics (many as foldouts) for cars ranging from 1937 coaches through 1963 baggage cars, with construction, truck, electrical and air conditioning details, and index. Boards have slight bumping at head of spine. First Edition. View more info

Image for Memoir of the Late Rev. John Freeman

Memoir of the Late Rev. John Freeman

By: Smith, S.R. (Stephen Rensselaer)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Utica, NY, A.B. Grosh: 1835

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17513


12mo (17.5 cm), pp. iv, 5-120, [2]. Original brown cloth with paper label. Front hinge is loose, foxing throughout, front endpaper missing material. Smith was a Universalist evangelist who was best known for a series of printed talks, "Lectures to Youth" published in 1843 (Dictionary of Unitarian & Universalist Biography). Listed in "Bibliography of the History and Life of Utica: A Centennial Celebration," (p. 168, 1932). First Edition. View more info

Image for The Palliser Expedition: An Account of John Palliser's British North Ameican Expedition 1857-1860

The Palliser Expedition: An Account of John Palliser's British North Ameican Expedition 1857-1860

By: Spry, Irene M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15522


Octavo (22 cm), pp. 310. Red cloth with gilt spine titling, pictorial jacket. Includes five maps, black and white photo section, index. Foxing on top edge of text block, former owner's address label on free front endpaper. Boards and jacket with slight edge wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info