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Image for A People's Charter: The Pursuit of Rights in America.

A People's Charter: The Pursuit of Rights in America.

By: Burns, James MacGregor and Stewart Burns.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Knopf.: 1991.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15445

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


"A profound consideration of human rights - civil, political, social, economic, and cultural." View more info

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First Families: The Making of an American Aristocracy.

By: Burt, Nathaniel.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Boston., Little, Brown & Co.: 1970.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 9859

Condition: Very good in good+ dust jacket. Former owner's signature on front free endpaper. Book is square & tight with light soil to bottom edge. Jacket rubbed and edge worn.


Group portrait of five great American families: the Adamses, the Biddles, the du Ponts, the Lees, and the Roosevelts. Black & white photos and illustrations. View more info

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The Bombing of Nuremberg.

By: Campbell, James.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday & Co.: 1974.

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 14276

Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Light dust soil to top edge. A very tight & clean copy. Jacket has sunning to spine & small scuff at bottom front corner. Gordon Davis cover illustration bright.


Account of the catastrophic losses of the 1944 RAF night raid on Nuremberg. View more info

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America's Navy in World War II.

By: Cant, Gilbert.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., John Day Co.: 1944.

Edition: 5th impression. Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 14281

Condition: Ex-library. Dist. Central Library, 14th Naval Dist., Pearl Harbor, T. H. Stamps on title page & free endpapers & number on spine. Jacket flaps pasted to front free endpaper. Former owner's book-plate on front pastedown with evidence of pocket removal behind. Damp stain on top edge with no effect on text. Boards lightly rubbed.


History of the fleet through 1944 with emphasis on the Pacific theatre. Black & white photo plates with maps & diagrams. View more info

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A Gallery of Nazis.

By: Cargill, Morris (Editor).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Secaucus, N.J., Lyle Stuart.: 1978.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14269

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Remainder mark & book-plate. Slight spine lean. Clean & tight. Jacket lightly rubbed with closed tear at bottom of front panel & small abrasion on top of rear panel. Price intact.


Pictorial work cataloging the principals responsible for the 20th century holocaust. View more info

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Why Meddle in the Orient? Facts, Figures, Fictions and Follies.

By: Carter, Boake and Thomas H. Healy.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York., Dodge Publishing Co.: 1938.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14597

Condition: Near fine in good dust jacket. Book is a bright solid copy save for light dust soil on the top edge. Jacket heavily edge worn with chip at head of spine. Striking period jacket cover illustration.


A look at the prewar Far East by the then popular radio commentator. Carter was a vocal critic of the New Deal and proponent of isolationism. View more info

Image for Bruce Catton's America: Selections from his Greatest Works.

Bruce Catton's America: Selections from his Greatest Works.

By: Catton, Bruce. Edited by Oliver Jensen.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Promontory Press.: 1987.

Edition: Reprint of the original 1979 American Heritage/Doubleday publication.

Seller ID: 15443

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Former owner's stamp on front free endpaper.


With selections from his Civil War works & several previously unpublished pieces. View more info

Image for Libby Life: Experiences of  a Prisoner of War in Richmond, VA., 1863-64.

Libby Life: Experiences of a Prisoner of War in Richmond, VA., 1863-64.

By: Cavada, Lieut.-Colonel F. F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bowie, Maryland., Heritage Books.: 1994.

Edition: Reprint of original 1864 edition.

Seller ID: 15407

Condition: Near fine in blue illustrated wrappers. Former owner's stamp on half title page.


A "vivid and detailed record of daily life in Libby." With original illustrations. View more info

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The Americana Annual 1970: An Encyclopedia of the Events of 1969.

By: Cayne, Bernard S. (Editor in Chief).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York., Americana Corp.: 1970.

Edition: Yearbook of the Encyclopedia Americana

Seller ID: 14426

Condition: Fine in very good lightly edge worn dust jacket.


The past year in encyclopedia form. Photos & illustrations throughout. Promotional materials laid in. View more info

Image for Villains and Vigilantes: The Story of James King of William and Pioneer Justice in California.

Villains and Vigilantes: The Story of James King of William and Pioneer Justice in California.

By: Coblentz, Stanton A.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York., Wilson-Erickson.: 1936.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15335

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Spine lean, dust soil to top edge & book plate. Text clean & binding solid.


Set in northern California & San Francisco, a history of the founder of the Second Vigilance Committee. Illustrated with Contemporary Prints and Portraits. View more info

Image for Queen Consorts of England: The Power Behind the Throne.

Queen Consorts of England: The Power Behind the Throne.

By: Cook, Petronelle.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York., Facts On File.: 1993.

Seller ID: 13879

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Slight spine slant. Book is tight & clean with no interior markings.


From Matilda of Flanders, wife of William the Conqueror to Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, the wife of George VI and the Queen Mother. With genealogical tables. Portraits throughout. View more info

Image for The First Freedoms: Church and State in America to the Passage of the First Amendment.

The First Freedoms: Church and State in America to the Passage of the First Amendment.

By: Curry, Thomas J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Oxford University Press.: 1987.

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 15410

Condition: Very good in green printed wrappers. Former owner's stamp on half title page. Highlight & dog eared corner to contents page. Text clean & binding solid.


"A magnificent history of church-state relations in America prior to the ratification of the Bill of Rights." Harvard Review. View more info

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The Saga of the Polar Bear.

By: Davidson, Harry P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York., Vantage Press.: 1961.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 12881

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is square in tight binding. Light soil to edges. Jacket lightly shelf rubbed with light wear at corners & spine ends.


The author, born in Tromso, in northern Norway, came to the United States as a boy. He recounts "the tale of the Ghost of Novya Zemblia, Haakon Isaksen, captain of the Polar Bear, a heroic figure in the war (World War II) of the resistance at sea." View more info

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Profile of America.

By: Davie, Emily (Ed.).

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Grosset & Dunlap.: 1960.

Edition: 4th edition.

Seller ID: 9838

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Book is square and tight. Jacket lightly worn on edges.


Foreword by Charles Lindbergh. Introduction by Louis Bromfield. Picture editor is Bryan Holme. More than 200 selections from letters, speeches, diaries, documents, and books. From the Vikings description of New England's coast over 1,000 years ago to Henry Ford and Walt Disney. Black & white photos and illustrations throughout. View more info

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Assignment San Quentin.

By: Davis, Bernice Freeman with Al Hirshberg.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London., Peter Davies Ltd.: 1962.

Edition: First U.K. Edition.

Seller ID: 14240

Condition: Book-plate. Else fine in near fine price clipped dust jacket.


Originally published in U.S. as "The Desperate and the Damned." Memoirs of the San Francisco newspaper correspondent who covered San Quentin prison for nearly 20 years. Inmates mentioned include Barbara Graham, Caryl Chessman & Rodney Grieg. View more info

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Secret Diplomacy of World War II.

By: de Launay, Jacques. Translated by Edouard Nadier.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Simmons-Boardman.: 1963.

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 14261

Condition: Book-plate. Else fine in near fine dust jacket.


Wartime negotiations & intrigues uncovered by noted European historian. View more info

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The Making of Tomorrow.

By: de Sales, Raoul de Roussy.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Reynal & Hitchcock.: c. 1942.

Edition: Book club edition. Book-of-the-Month book review tipped in. Also, contemporary newspaper book review tipped in.

Seller ID: 8048

Condition: Very good in good dust jacket. Former owner's book plate on front pastedown. Jacket worn on edges with closed tears on head of spine and rear panel fore edge.


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The Making of Tomorrow.

By: de Sales, Raoul de Roussy.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York., Reynal & Hitchcock.: c. 1942.

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 11828

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Book is square, tight and clean with no interior markings. Light dust soil to edges. Jacket edge worn with small closed tear at bottom of front panel.


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Image for A Brief Guide to Kings & Queens of England and Great Britain. (3 volume set).

A Brief Guide to Kings & Queens of England and Great Britain. (3 volume set).

By: Delderfield, Eric and D. V. Cook.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Exmouth, Devon, England., The Raleigh Press.: n.d.

Seller ID: 13874

Condition: The three volumes are bright in illustrated wrappers. Spots of damp stain on half of the bottom edges in volume 1 with no effect on text. A couple of brief notations by former owner in volume 3. Bindings are tight. A nice reference set.


Volume 1: Saxons, Normans & Plantagenets. Volume 2: The Tudors & Stuarts. Volume 3: Hanover to Windsor. With genealogical tables, & brief description of each reign. Notes on historical events. Black & white photos of portraits & effigies. View more info

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Civics: The Community and the Citizen.

By: Dunn, Arthur William.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sacramento., State of California Printing Office.: (1910).

Edition: 7th Edition, 1919.

Seller ID: 13680

Condition: Very good. Light wear to corners & soil mark at top of rear panel. Cover illustration bright. Toning to endpapers. Text bright and clean.


Wonderful period illustrations & photos throughout. View more info