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Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race., Rhodes, Richard.
Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race.
Rhodes, Richard.
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Indians in Pennsylvania., Wallace, Paul A. W. Illustrated by William Rohrbeck.
Indians in Pennsylvania.
Wallace, Paul A. W. Illustrated by William Rohrbeck.
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Everest: From the First Attempt to the Final Victory., Morin, Micheline.
Everest: From the First Attempt to the Final Victory.
Morin, Micheline.
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Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the Nineteen-Twenties., Allen, Frederick Lewis (1890-1954).
Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the Nineteen-Twenties.
Allen, Frederick Lewis (1890-1954).
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A History of Greece., Robinson, Cyril E.
A History of Greece.
Robinson, Cyril E.
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The Quest for Anastasia: Solving the Mystery of the Lost Romanovs., Klier, John & Helen Mingay.
The Quest for Anastasia: Solving the Mystery of the Lost Romanovs.
Klier, John & Helen Mingay.
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Bent's Fort., Lavender, David.
Bent's Fort.
Lavender, David.
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WYXIE: Wonderland (An Unauthorized 50-Year Diary of WXYZ Detroit)., Osgood, Dick.
WYXIE: Wonderland (An Unauthorized 50-Year Diary of WXYZ Detroit).
Osgood, Dick.
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1956 American Voter.
1 1956 American Voter.
Toledo, Ohio. Century Press. Published for General Motors staff. 1956. Staple bound in illustrated wrappers. Near fine with light soil to wraps. Pamphlet. 5.5" x 8.5". 31 pp. National conventions score sheets, qualifications of each offices, electoral votes by state chart, etc. 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
A Brief History of the Pilgrims: A Continuous History.
2 A Brief History of the Pilgrims: A Continuous History.
Plymouth, Mass. Copyright by Burbank, Inc. Assigned to C. E. Lynch. Published by the Rogers Print. n.d. Very good in wrappers. Light rubbing to wraps and curl to spine. Small pamphlet. 7.75" x 5/25". 63 pp. Compiled from the writings of Governor Bradford and Governor Winslow, and largely in their own words. With alphabetical list of Mayflower passengers. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
Army Song Book.
3 Army Song Book.
Published by order of the Secretary of War. 1941. Staple bound. Light soil to rear panel of wrappers and faint crease to rear top edge. Cover illustration & interior bright. Pamphlet. 4.25" x 6". 64 pp. 67 songs including The Marine's Hymn, Anchors Aweigh, etc. Several songs include parody versions. "Wrap both your elbows up around your neck and scratch, scratch, scratch" from Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit-Bag. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Bridge by Ely Culbertson and scoring book.
4 Bridge by Ely Culbertson and scoring book.
Published by Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company. 1935. Staple bound. Very good with light wear. Two pamphlets. 3.25" x 5.5". 28 page pamphlet "Introduction in Bidding and Play" by Culbertson with two Chesterfield advertisements. Plus a bridge scoring book with the same two ads. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Bridge Scoring books.
5 Bridge Scoring books.
Insurance company book has light wear to wraps. Texaco pads are clean and complete. 1. San Francisco insurance company give away. 5.5" x 7.25" with card valuations & bidding requirements on wraps. 2. Seven Texaco score pads. "Tour with Texaco -- in All Our 48 States" plus two different illustrations on top quarter of each score sheet. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
College Songs.
6 College Songs.
Published by Associated Oil Co. No date. Circa. 1935-1945. Staple bound. Very good in illustrated wrappers. Has been folded once. San Francisco service station stamp on front panel (phone number is DOuglas 9421). Light soil to wraps with clean interior. Pamphlet. 5" x 8.5". 13 pp. A book of college songs presented to Western football fans by Flying A gasoline stations. Includes songs from California, Idaho, Loyola, Columbia, Washington State, Oregon, Oregon State, St. Mary's, Montana, Santa Clara, Stanford, U.C.L.A., U.S.F., U.S.C., Gonzaga, & Washington. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Lone Ranger Ephemera.
7 Lone Ranger Ephemera.
Lone Ranger Safety Club. Sponsored by Kilpatrick's bread. Circa 1943. 4.25" x 2.5" membership card. Signed in pencil. With code for secret messages on verso. Somewhat worn with a few creases and soil from paper clip. "My Solemn Pledge to The Lone Ranger. 8.5" x 11" Ten safety rules. Again, signed in pencil. Folded three times. Bright with no tears or chips. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
National Security Seminar. Presentation Outlines and Reading List. 1962-1963.
8 National Security Seminar. Presentation Outlines and Reading List. 1962-1963.
Washington, DC. Industrial College of the Armed Forces. 1962. Staple bound. Three ring binder paper. Very good in printed wrappers. Light wear to wraps. Former owner's signature with penciled notes. 4to. 8" x 10.25". xvi + 369 pp. with bib "Courses of study in the economic and industrial aspects of national security." 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Robbins Community Sheet. "Let's All Sing."
9 Robbins Community Sheet. "Let's All Sing."
Published by Robbins Music Corp. for Sherman, Clay & Co. No date. Circa. 1935-1945. Staple bound. Very bright save for two soil spots on rear panel. Pamphlet. 4" x 9". 11 pp. "75 song favorites everyone loves to sing." Most contain just the verse. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Technical Manual: Hand, Measuring, and Power Tools. No. TM 10-590.
10 Technical Manual: Hand, Measuring, and Power Tools. No. TM 10-590.
Washington, DC. War Department. 1941. Female wartime worker's name & address on title page. Staple bound. Very good in wrappers. Rubbing & soil to wrappers. Interior bright in tight binding. Softcover. 5.5" x 8.5". 121 pp. with appe World War II technical manual. Black & white illustrations throughout. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
This is Sonoma County, U.S.A. California's Land of Opportunity.
11 This is Sonoma County, U.S.A. California's Land of Opportunity.
Santa Rosa, California. Janice Corey Publisher. No date. C. early 1960's. Staple bound. Near fine in lightly shelf worn pictorial wrappers. Softcover. 8.5" x 11". 80 pp. Nostalgic look at the Northern California county. Local industry, tourist attractions, & history of the area. Lots of local advertisements. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
World War II era "Art Folder" post card books. Hollywood, Nashville, and Salt Lake City.
12 World War II era "Art Folder" post card books. Hollywood, Nashville, and Salt Lake City.
Light wear. The Hollywood & Nashville folders have whiteout on the addresses. The three folders are of the "C.T. Art-Colortone" variety. The Hollywood & Nashville folders have 18 views. The Salt Lake City folder has 36. 
Price: 9.50 USD
 
 
Monarchy and the Chase., "Sabretache" (Albert Stewart Barrow).
13 "Sabretache" (Albert Stewart Barrow). Monarchy and the Chase.
London. Eyre and Spottiswoode. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover in cloth boards. Very good in good dust jacket. Book is square, clean & tight with sticker removal on rear pastedown & light wear to corners. Jacket edge worn with "v" shaped tear & rubbing to back panel. Front cover illustration bright. 8vo. xii, 185 pp. with appendices & index. History of the Kings of England and the hunt. From the early 7th century to the present (1940's). Sixteen black & white plates. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Long Live the King: George V - King and Emperor, Prince and Sovereign - Edward VIII., Acland, Eric and Ernest H. Bartlett.
14 Acland, Eric and Ernest H. Bartlett. Long Live the King: George V - King and Emperor, Prince and Sovereign - Edward VIII.
Philadelphia. John C. Winston Co. (1936). First American Edition. Hardcover in red cloth boards with decorations & titles in black & gilt. Near fine in good dust jacket. Light wear to board corners. No rubbing to boards & decorated cover very bright. Fragile price clipped dust jacket protected in mylar. Large chip on top of rear panel with tears & edge wear overall. 8vo. 375 pp. with bibliography. Narrative of father & son destined to rule over the British Empire. Thirty-one photos of "memorable scenes in the reign of the Sailor King and the varied career of the Bachelor Prince." Published in the year of King George's death and Price Edward's ascent to the throne. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
The Pony Express., Adams, Samuel Hopkins. Illustrated by Lee J. Ames.
15 Adams, Samuel Hopkins. Illustrated by Lee J. Ames. The Pony Express.
New York. Random House. Landmark Books. 1950. 6th printing. Hardcover in blue cloth boards with black titles & red decorations. Illustrated endpapers. Red top edge. Very good in very good dust jacket. Book is square & tight with clean text. Light wear to spine ends & corners. Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Jacket rubbed with chips at extremities. Jacket illustration bright. 8vo. 185 pp. plus 1 pp. advert. Number 7 in the Landmark series. Chapter heading illustrations. History of the "pony." Includes descriptions of manager Bolivar Roberts & the many riders including "Buffalo Bill" Cody & "Wild Bill" Hickok. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
The Santa Fe Trail., Adams, Samuel Hopkins. Illustrated by Lee J. Ames.
16 Adams, Samuel Hopkins. Illustrated by Lee J. Ames. The Santa Fe Trail.
New York. Random House. Landmark Books. (1951). 8th printing. Hardcover in decorated cloth boards. Good in good- dust jacket. Soil to edges. Former owner's book plate. Crack at half title page. Jacket intact & protected by mylar but heavily worn with chips & tears. Ames jacket illustration still bright. 8vo. 181 pp. with index. Number 13 in the Landmark series. The story of the first wagon trail to follow the Sante Fe Trail. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
On the Edge of the War Zone: From the Battle of the Marne to the Entrance of the Stars and Stripes., Aldrich, Mildred.
17 Aldrich, Mildred. On the Edge of the War Zone: From the Battle of the Marne to the Entrance of the Stars and Stripes.
Boston. Small, Maynard and Company. 1917. First Edition. Hardcover in decorated green cloth boards with titles in gilt. Very good. No dust jacket. Rubbing to extremities. Front panel bright. Spine faded. Front free endpaper removed. Small book plate on front pastedown. Former owner's signature dated Nov. 13, 1917 on verso of frontis. 12mo. 311 pp. Tissued photo of the author, reproduced in photogravure frontis. Plus 12 photo illustrations and map rear endpapers. The author's second collection of wartime letters. Aldrich was raised in Boston and wrote for several Boston newspapers. In 1898 she moved to France working as a foreign correspondent and translator. While there, she became a friend of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. She was eye witness to much of World War I from her home outside Paris. Her home in Huiry overlooked the Marne river valley. 
Price: 18.00 USD
 
 
Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the Nineteen-Twenties., Allen, Frederick Lewis (1890-1954).
18 Allen, Frederick Lewis (1890-1954). Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the Nineteen-Twenties.
New York. Blue Ribbon Books. 1931. Thirtieth Printing. Hardcover in red cloth boards. Red top edge. Very good. Lacking dust jacket. Interesting 1933 gift inscription on front free endpaper. Light toning to first few pages. No effect on text. Binding solid. 8vo. xiv, 370 pp. with appendix of sources & inde Fifteen photo illustrations. Best known book by the editor of Harper's Magazine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
The Port Chicago Mutiny: The Story of the Largest Mass Mutiny Trial in U.S. Naval History., Allen, Robert L.
19 Allen, Robert L. The Port Chicago Mutiny: The Story of the Largest Mass Mutiny Trial in U.S. Naval History.
San Francisco & Berkeley, CA. Equal Justice Society. Heyday Books. 1993. Perfect bound. Very good in photo illustrated wrappers. Light shelf wear to wraps. Softcover. 6" x 9.25". xxi, 198 pp. Minorities & civil disobedience during World War II. Black & white photo illustrations. Photocopy of excerpts from Daniel Gluckstein's "Class Struggle and Globalization" laid in. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
The Victors. Eisenhower and His Boys: The Men of World War II., Ambrose, Stephen E.
20 Ambrose, Stephen E. The Victors. Eisenhower and His Boys: The Men of World War II.
New York. Simon & Schuster. 1998. First Edition. Hardcover in cloth & paper-wrapped boards. Near fine with remainder mark on bottom edge in fine dust jacket. 8vo. 396 pp. with sources & index. With maps & black & white photos throughout. 
Price: 7.50 USD
 
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