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Image for America In Search Of Itself.  The Making of the President 1956-1980.

America In Search Of Itself. The Making of the President 1956-1980.

By: White, Theodore H..

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., Harper & Row. "A Cornelia and Michael Bessie Book.": 1982.

Edition: First Edition. 4th printing.

Seller ID: 7239

Condition: Fine in near fine jacket. Small fold at top of back jacket.


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Heroes and Legends of World War I.

By: Whitehouse, Arch.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday.: 1964.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8181

Condition: Very good in very good price clipped dust jacket. Slight spine slant. Light wear on jacket edges.


32 photos and 4 maps. View more info

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An Agent In Place: The Wennerstrom Affair.

By: Whiteside, Thomas.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Viking.: 1966.

Edition: 2nd printing.

Seller ID: 9219

Condition: Near in fine in near fine dust jacket. Former owner's name on front pastedown and blind stamp on front free endpaper. Jacket has closed tear at top of front panel.


"The extraordinary case of the high Swedish officer who for 15 years betrayed the West." View more info

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Interpretations of History: Confucius to Toynbee.

By: Widgery, Alban G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London., George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: 1961.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16260

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is clean in solid binding with minimal rubbing to extremities. Jacket lightly shelf worn with toning to rear panel. Price (28s. net) on front flap.


Meanings of history from the standpoint of both religion & cultures and independent thinkers & scholars. View more info

Image for San Miguel.  A Mexican Collective Ejido.

San Miguel. A Mexican Collective Ejido.

By: Wilkie, Raymond.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA., Stanford University Press.: 1971.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 7776

Condition: Fine in fine jacket. Store stamp on front free endpaper.


Anthropological study of the 1936 land reform in the Laguna region of Mexico. View more info

Image for British Gentlemen in the Wild West: The Era of the Intensely English Cowboy.

British Gentlemen in the Wild West: The Era of the Intensely English Cowboy.

By: Woods, Lawrence M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Free Press.: 1989.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14551

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Gift inscription. Else as new.


Fascinating look at British ranchers on the Western plains. Eight black & white plates. View more info

Image for Veil: The Secret Wars of the C.I.A.. 1981 - 1987.

Veil: The Secret Wars of the C.I.A.. 1981 - 1987.

By: Woodward, Bob.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Simon & Schuster.: 1987.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8955

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Very light soiling to edges.


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Image for Great People of the Bible and How They Lived.

Great People of the Bible and How They Lived.

By: Wright, G. Ernest (Ed.).

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Pleasantville, NY., Reader's Digest Assoc.: 1974.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 9827

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Minimal wear on top jacket edge.


Color and black & white illustrations and photos throughout. View more info

Image for Horse Trails Along the Desert.

Horse Trails Along the Desert.

By: Yoder, Sanford C. Illus. by Ezra Hershberger.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Scottdale, Pennsylvania., Herald Press.: (1954).

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13343

Condition: Book is square, tight and clean with light wear at spine ends & corners. Lacking dust jacket.


Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Frontis photo of author early in the century. Chapter heading illustrations. Short Western prose & poetry. View more info

Image for Cathedral of Compassion: Dramatic Outline of the Life of Jane Adams 1860-1935.

Cathedral of Compassion: Dramatic Outline of the Life of Jane Adams 1860-1935.

By: [Adams, Jane]. Oakley, Violet.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia., The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.: (1955).

Edition: Limited Edition.

Seller ID: 14647

Condition: Boards & top edge lightly soiled with wear to corners. Text clean in solid binding.


With illustrations & page decorations. View more info

Image for Benjamin Franklin Butler: The Damnedest Yankee.

Benjamin Franklin Butler: The Damnedest Yankee.

By: [Butler, Benjamin Franklin]. Nolan, Dick.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Novato, California., Presidio Press.: (1991).

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 13112

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


Full biography of the much maligned Civil War General and later Congressman & Governor of Massachusetts. 56 photos & 6 maps. View more info

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Notes on the Harvard Tercentenary.

By: [Harvard University]. McCord, David T. W. (Editor).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge., Harvard University Press.: 1936.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 13676

Condition: Light fading to spine with edge wear to head. Dust soil to top edge. Book is square and clean in tight binding.


300th anniversary celebration of the founding of Harvard College. Black & white plates. View more info

Image for John Fitzgerald Kennedy: The World Remembers.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy: The World Remembers.

By: [Kennedy, John F.]. Goldman Alex J.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Fleet Press.: 1968.

Seller ID: 14374

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book-plate. Book is clean in solid binding. Jacket rubbed two small closed tears at top of front panel.


Collected memorials from around the world on the fifth year anniversary of the death of JFK. Black & white photos throughout. View more info

Image for Chairman Mao Talks to the People. Talks and Letters: 1956-1971.

Chairman Mao Talks to the People. Talks and Letters: 1956-1971.

By: [Mao Tse-tung]. Schram, Stuart (Editor).

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Pantheon Books.: 1974.

Edition: First American Edition. From the Pantheon Asia Library series.

Seller ID: 11952

Condition: Ex. library. A small (1/16") Gift stamp on front free endpaper and 1/4" Mill Valley Public Library stamp on top edge and title page are only library evidence. Slight spine lean and light rubbing to board edges. Jacket is very bright with light edge wear and crease at top corner of front flap.


Translated by John Chinnery and Tieyun. The collection brings together in one book some of Mao's most important speeches - many never before translated - including "Talks at the Chengtu Conference" and "Talk on Questions of Philosophy." View more info

Image for Eleanor Roosevelt: Her Day. A Personal Album.

Eleanor Roosevelt: Her Day. A Personal Album.

By: [Roosevelt, Eleanor]. Gurewitsch, A. David, M.D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Quadrangle / The New York Times Book Co.: 1974.

Seller ID: 14372

Condition: Very good. No dust jacket. Book-plate on front pastedown & small soil spot at bottom of front panel. Book is clean in solid binding.


Photos by Eleanor Roosevelt's personal physician & friend taken during her many trips around the world. Foreword by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr. Introduction by Dr. William Korey and the full text of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. View more info

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Mark Twain's San Francisco.

By: [Twain, Mark]. Taper, Bernard (Ed.). Illus. by Edward Jump.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York., McGraw-Hill.: 1963.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 13109

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Sunning, light soil & small chips to jacket spine. Book is bright & appears to be unread.


Articles & essays written by Twain for several newspapers between 1863-1866. Most pieces have never been reprinted. Illustrated throughout with cartoons by Twain's friend Edward Jump. View more info

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Graduates, 1864-1905.

By: [University of California]. Skaife, Alfred C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berkeley., Univ. of California.: 1905.

Seller ID: 12765

Condition: Very good. Book is square and clean in tight binding. Former owner's book-plate & signature. Light wear to spine ends & corners with dust soil to top edge.


Frontis sketch of Alumni Hall, Berkeley. Graduates cross referenced with colleges and name index. Errata page of index omissions & corrections laid in. View more info