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Mathematicians And Computer Wizards

By: Macmillan Reference Usa

Price: $38.75

Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI, Macmillan Reference Usa/Gale Group: 2001

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 4499


Hardcover book; green ground with white lettering on the spine. Pages are clean and tight; still crisp. This is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with b/w drawings or photos of the people included. The biographies are listed alphabetically; a time line of mathematics; sources; glossary, index. ; Macmillan Profiles Series; B & W illustrations; 7 `/4 x 10 1/4; 426 pages; Very slight rubbing. View more info

Veterans Of Foreign Wars Edition Pictorial History Of The Second World War, Volume 3 The Fifth Year

By: N/A

Price: $15.50

Publisher: No Place, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5243


Hardcover is black with gold lettering on spine; gold blind stamp of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the USA on the front [VFA]. THIRD VOLUME ONLY. Endpapers are color with illustrations from various battle arenas. Overall pages are clean and tight, with very slight signs of careful use. Begins with September 1943 through 1 September 1944. Sections are: Story, September Through February; Picture History, September--February; Story, March Through August; Picture History, Marc... View more info

Veterans Of Foreign Wars Edition Pictorial History Of The Second World War, Volume 4 The Sixth Year

By: N/A

Price: $15.50

Publisher: No Place, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5244


Hardcover is black with gold lettering on spine; gold blind stamp of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the USA on the front [VFA]. FOURTH VOLUME ONLY. Endpapers are color with illustrations from various battle arenas. Overall pages are clean and tight, with very slight signs of careful wear. Begins with September 1944 through September 1945. Sections are: Story, September Through February; Picture History, September--February; Story, March Through August; Picture History, Marc... View more info

Rheims and the Battle for its Possession, A panoramic History and Guide [Michelin Illustrated Guides to the Battlefields ]

By: N/A

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Clermont-ferrand, France, Michelin & Co.: 1919

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7629


1914-1918 Series; B&W maps & photographs; 5 1/4 x 8 1/4; 176 pages; Soft cover looks like stiff boars, but is flexible. Has bumping, rubbing, scuffing, sunning. Pages have sunning, bumping, some light corner creasing. DJ has many small tears and nicks, sunning, rubbing, scuffing, bumping. Pages are overall, clean and tight. Illustrated with many b/w maps and photographs, many of them showing the destruction wrought by the recently concluded war. 2 page color map of Rheim... View more info

Veterans Of Foreign Wars Edition Pictorial History Of The Second World War, Volume I First and Second Year

By: N/A

Price: $15.50

Publisher: No Place, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 7938


Hardcover is black with gold lettering on spine; gold blind stamp of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the USA on the front [VFA]. FIRST VOLUME ONLY. Endpapers are color with illustrations from various battle arenas. Overall pages are clean and tight, with very slight signs of careful wear. Begins with 3 September 1939 through September 1941. Extensively illustrated with hundreds of b/w photographs and maps. ; A Photographic Record of All Theaters of Action Chronologically Arr... View more info

Dodge Military Vehicles Collection No. 1 1940-1945

By: Richards, T.

Price: $36.75

Publisher: England, Brooklands Books: 1980

Seller ID: 8696


B&W Illustrations; 70 pages; Soft cover has a red spine with white lettering. Cover and pages still tight and crisp. Lavishly illustrated with b/w photos, drawings and charts. Drawings of markings of misc. Dodge vehicles. Dodge and Chrysler were big suppliers of military vehicles during World War II; to this day they make tanks, 'Tank Command' is in greater Metro Detroit. The equipment made included the 'Battle Wagon' and 'Fighting Trucks.' an important part of 'The Arse... View more info

Confiscated Power How Soviet Russia Really Works

By: N/A

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1980

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8832


Graphs; 5 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 1 1/2; vii, 401 pages; Hard cover red with cream colored spine with red lettering. Light bumping to covers. DJ has 1/2" x 2" piece missing from bottom front. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 3 b/w graphs. 'This book shows how the USSR of Brezhnev grew out of the experiences and cataclysms of Lenin, Stalin, and Krushchev. It focuses on Russia as it is today, laying out clear, human pictures of the party, the... View more info

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The Black Death The Great Mortality of 1348-1350: A Brief History with Documents

By: Aberth, John

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Boston, Bedford/St. Martin's: 2005

Seller ID: 8774


Bedford Cultural Editions Series Series; B&W Map & Illustrations; 8.10 X 5.50 X 0.50 inches; xv, 199 pages; Soft cover has a white spine, with black lettering. Slight rubbing, bumping. Pages are clean and tight. Ilustrated with 1 b/w map and 7 b/w pictures. "This is an excellent collections of sources. The selected texts are well chosen, often otherwise unavailable, comprehensive in the views they present, and long enogh to be very useful. The inclusion of sources fr... View more info

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Wings Over Illinois

By: Abney, Arthur E.

Price: $37.75

Publisher: Carbondale, IL, Southern Illinois University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6652


Hard cover is black with gold lettering on spine. Except for first 14 leaves, pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 8 b/w photographs. Foreword by David NewMyer. "...is a thoughtful look back at a wonderful career in aviation spanning World War II, the postwar period...worked with American Airlines...has accompanied hiw own memoir with colorful hangar stories {end of day flight tales told in the hangar}...." ; B&W Illustrations; 0.9 x ... View more info

Rider With Destiny: George Washington

By: Aikman, Lonnelle

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Mclean, VA, Link Press, Publishers: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4306


Softcover is heavy cardboard; black ground with gold lettering on front and spine. Blue monochrome endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings and photographs. Sections are: Behind Myth and Monument; a Capital is Born; "My Own Vine and Fig Tree"; bibliography; index. Oversized, 3#. ; B & W illustrations; 9 x 12; 173 pages; Cover has shelf wear, light rubbing/scuffing, bumping and some minor, shallow scratches towards the bottom o... View more info

Conquest Of Coomassie; An Epic Of The Mashanti Nation

By: Aldebaran

Price: $295.75

Publisher: Los Angeles, Worth While Publishing Company/Coomassie Pulishing Co. , California: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108


Hard cover is light tan colored with dark brown lettering on front. Overall, pages are clean and tight; stitched binding. Extremely scarce book. Frontispiece is a b/w photograph of the author, 'Aldebaran,' probably a psuedonym. Illustrated with 9, tissued protected b/w drawings. Book is written as poetry, with 5 cantos. On the title page is a sticker, with 'Coomassie Publishing Co. , Los Angeles, Calif. , U. S. A. ' on it. "Against the glorious background of culture,... View more info

Lennon: What Happened!

By: Ampolsk, B. R. , B. Schofield and Chris Rowley

Price: $11.75

Publisher: U S A, Sunshine Publications, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9089


Softcover biography. Inside of front cover printed with what Yoko Ono told their son, Sean Lennon, after his father, John Lennon, was shot. Inside of back cover has b/w photo of John and Yoko together. Overall pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 20+ b/w photographs. Edited by Timothy Green Beckley. Stated first printing on copyright page. The stor of John Lennon and his murder, outside his New York City, residence, in December of 1980. Rushed to print right after... View more info

Indigenous Peoples in International Law

By: Anaya, S. James

Price: $15.25

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, USA: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 7563


Tables; 9.10 X 6.10 X 0.40 inches; xi, 267 pages; Soft cover is brown with white lettering on front and spine; shallow vertical crease on front cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. "James Anaya has done for indigenous people in international law what Felix Cohen did for Native Americans in the United States. He has brought clarity, understanding, and order to a field previously understood only in isolated bits and pieces. It will now be impossible ... View more info

A Floral Calendar And Other Flower Lore

By: Angel, Marie

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7205


Color Illustrations; 8.27 X 7.17 X 0.63 inches; 73 pages; Hard cover has slight bumping. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, shelf wear; in a mylar cover. Cover is red with white lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with charming, colorful drawings of the various flowers. Flowers arranged by month, then alphabetically in 'The Language of Flowers'; and includes a Chinese and Japanese Calendar of Flowers. Flowers have long had many meanings, in ar... View more info

Out Of The Mist

By: Arnett, Jean

Price: $9.25

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Dramar Publishing Co.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4411


Hardcover is dark blue with silver lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 9 b/w photographs. Would appear to be a collection of essays, poems, and so forth by a journalist, including travels and personal interactions with the countries, landscapes and individuals encountered. Stated first printing, November 1961.; B & W photographs; 5 3/4 x 8 3/4; 139 pages; Cover has some shelf wear, bumping, rubbing/scuffing; tidily written gift inscr... View more info

Voices Of American Homemakers [national Extension Homemakers Edition] An Oral History Project of the National Extension Homemakers Council

By: Arnold, Eleanor, editor and Project Director

Price: $9.25

Publisher: No Place, National Extension Homemakers Council: 1985

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6909


Softcover is heavy textured paper. Cream spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w photographs. This is an oral history project on the occasion of the Council's 50th anniversary. "...tell of their lives as children and women, mainly in the era from about 1890 to 1940, a time of busy, industrious, small communities and rural areas...." for this project 219 people were interviewed, ranging in age from 27 to 10... View more info

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Cannibalism From Sacrifice to Survival

By: Askenasy, Hans Ph. D.

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Amherst, NY, Prometheus Books: 1994

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2168


Cover is black with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; printed on alkaline paper; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with 15 b/w pictures. Sections are: A Historical and Geogrphical Overview; Motivational Factors for Cannibalism; Cannibalism in Culture and Society. Has information on the Aztecs, Donner Pass Party of 1846, Siege of Leningrad 1941, Andes Plane Crash, Jeffrey Dahmer serial killer, etc. ; B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9 1/4; 268 pages; NEW. Cover... View more info

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The Bioneers A Declaration of Interdependence

By: Ausubel, Kenny

Price: $12.50

Publisher: White River Junction, VT, Chelsea Green Publishing Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5457


Covers are wraps. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid-free paper. This is a NEW book. "Presents the fascinating and inspiring stories of 14 people at the cutting edge of technological innovation, social justice and the natural world. These scientific and social innovatiors are helping to define an age founded in principles of kinship, iinderdependence, cooperation and community....." ; 6 x 9; xxvi, 274 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, s... View more info

Kronstadt 1921

By: Avrich, Paul

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York, WW Norton & Co: 1974

Seller ID: 7902


The Norton library Series; B/W maps and photographs; 7.50 X 5.10 X 0.30 inches; xi, 271 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing, bumping. Illustrated with a b/w map and 9 b/w photographs. "The uprising of sailors at the Kronstadt Naval Base is examined in the context of the political development of the New Soviet state". Pages are clean and tight. 3 appendices, index. View more info

To Reveal Our Hearts: Paperback Edition Jewish Women Writers in Tsarist Russia

By: Balin, Carole B.

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press: 2000

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 5355


Multiple copies available. Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Grey spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid free paper. This is a NEW book. Illustrated with several b/w photographs. An I. Edward Kiev Library Foundation Book. Sections include: Neither Balabuaistes Nor Revolutionaries; The Search for Jewish Women Writers in Tsarist Russia; Makings of a Maskilah; Female Experience in Hebrew Literature; Insider-Outsider Among the Russian Cultura... View more info