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The Time of the Buffalo.

By: McHugh, Tom. With the Assistance of Victoria Hobson.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Knopf.: 1972.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 12823

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Small tear at head of jacket spine.


The history of the buffalo from the Pleistocene epoch to current day efforts to save them. Extensive black & white photos & illustrations. View more info

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The Founding Fathers.

By: Meister, Charles W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina., McFarland & Co.: 1987.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15437

Condition: Very good. No dust jacket. Highlights to 1st, 2nd, & 16th chapters plus index. Book is square in solid binding.


The miracle at Philadelphia & the great compromise. With short biographies of the principles. View more info

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Origins of the American Revolution.

By: Miller, John C. with Decorative Drawings by Eric M. Simon.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA., Stanford University Press.: (1959).

Edition: Revised Edition with a New Introduction & a Bibliography.

Seller ID: 15218

Condition: Near fine in near fine lightly shelf worn dust jacket. A nice copy.


A "balanced, concise, and readable account of the pre-Revolutionary period." "The Introduction considers new material that has come to light since the book was first published (by Little, Brown & Co.) in 1943." View more info

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Arizona Indians: The People of The Sun.

By: Miller, Joseph.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York., Hastings House.: 1941.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 13068

Condition: Lacking dust jacket. Book plate on title page. Light soil to rear panel. Book is clean in tight binding. Text & photos bright.


Full page black & white photo portraits representing fifteen Arizona tribes. View more info

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I'm Sure We've Met Before: The Navy in Korea.

By: Miller, Max, Lt. Commander U.S.N.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., E. P. Dutton.: 1951.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14407

Condition: Book-plate. Else fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket edge worn & faded with closed tear at base of front panel. Book is tight & clean.


Vivid account of the Navy & Marines in Korea. With a "Now Hear This" (introduction) by Captain Walter Karig, U.S.N. And, with 32 pages of official Navy photos. View more info

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Road to War. America 1914-1917.

By: Millis, Walter.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA., Houghton Mifflin Co./The Riverside Press.: 1935.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 7234

Condition: Very good. Slight scuffing on boards. Owner's signature on front pasted endpaper. Stain at gutter between front endpapers.


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The White Nile.

By: Moorehead, Alan.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Harper & Bros.: c1960.

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 8941

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Very light soiling on edges. Jacket worn on edges with small chips at top corners and head & heel of spine.


Black & white photos, illustrations, and maps. Map endpapers. "The story of the men who explored, pillaged, evangelized-and eventually awakened-the vast unknown spaces of Central Africa, from the slaving days of the 1850's to the final conquest of the Nile in 1900." View more info

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Westward Tilt: The American West Today.

By: Morgan, Neil. Foreword by James A. Michener.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Random House.: 1963.

Edition: 2nd printing.

Seller ID: 10685

Condition: Very good in good dust jacket. Book is tight, square and clean with light fading to top edge. Price clipped jacket is heavily edge worn with small chips at spine ends and corners.


Map illustrated endpapers and 12 maps in text. View more info

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Witnesses at the Creation: Hamilton, Madison, Jay, and the Constitution.

By: Morris, Richard B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Henry Holt & Co. A Lou Reda Book.: 1985.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 15428

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Former owner's stamp on front free endpaper. Book is clean & binding solid.


Source book and companion volume for the television series. Black & white illustrations throughout. View more info

Image for The Best School in the World: West Point, the Pre-Civil War Years, 1833-1866.

The Best School in the World: West Point, the Pre-Civil War Years, 1833-1866.

By: Morrison, James L. , Jr.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Kent, Ohio., Kent State University Press.: 1986.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15424

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


The title is from a quote by Andrew Jackson. Diagrams, charts, & black & white photo illustrations. Laid in is an article dated May 1992 from the Reserve Officers Association National Security Report titled "Are the Service Academies Obsolete?" by Maj. Gen. Robert D. Upp, AUS (Ret.). View more info

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On Borrowed Time. How World War II Began.

By: Mosley, Leonard.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York., Random House.: c1969.

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 8360

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Light fading to top edge. Jacket has closed tear on rear panel and wear at head and heel of spine. Former owner's name on front free endpaper.


Black & white photos. Europe 1939 map on endpapers. View more info

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On the Law of Nations.

By: Moynihan, Daniel Patrick.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts., Harvard University Press.: 1990.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15444

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Former owner's stamp on front free endpaper. Book is clean in solid binding.


"A historical and personal account of the role of international law in foreign policy." from the dust jacket. View more info

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The Golden Days of San Simeon.

By: Murray, Ken. Foreword by Ronald Reagan (Then Governor of California).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday & Co.: (1971).

Edition: Later Printing.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 15045

Condition: Very good in good price clipped dust jacket. Damp stain to bottom spine corner & end papers. No effect on text or illustrations, Binding solid.


Inscribed note from Ken Murray laid in. View more info

Image for The Real America in Romance. Volume IV. Pocahontas. The Age of English Colonization.

The Real America in Romance. Volume IV. Pocahontas. The Age of English Colonization.

By: Musick, John R. Illustrations by Freeland A. Carter.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Wm. H. Wise & Co.: 1907.

Seller ID: 12350

Condition: Book is square, tight and clean with no interior markings. Wear at corners & spine ends.


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WYXIE: Wonderland (An Unauthorized 50-Year Diary of WXYZ Detroit).

By: Osgood, Dick.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Bowling Green, Ohio., Bowling Green University Popular Press.: 1981.

Seller ID: 16477

Condition: Very good in pictorial wrappers. Rubbing to spine ends & creases on bottom corners of both front & rear panels. Binding tight & text clean.


Dedicated to Fran Striker the creator of The Lone Ranger, The Green Hornet, and Sergeant Preston of the Yukon. All of these programs debuted on WXYZ in Detroit. Osgood was a prominent radio personality during the stations heyday. Black & white photo throughout. View more info

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Scottsboro Boy.

By: Patterson, Haywood and Earl Conrad.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday.: 1950.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 12925

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is tight and clean with slight spine lean. Jacket edge worn with rubbing to the rear panel.


Patterson's own story of his false arrest in the infamous Scottsboro case. The book contains the book plate of the late Negro actress Frances Foster (and George Anderson). Ms. Foster was with the Negro Ensemble Company from 1967 and won an Obie Award in 1985. She also appeared in the soap opera The Guiding Light and was in the films Malcolm X, Crooklyn, Clockers, and The Juror. View more info

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All Battle Stations Manned: the U.S. Navy in World War II.

By: Poling, James.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Grosset & Dunlap.: 1971.

Seller ID: 16086

Condition: Near fine in good dust jacket. Minimal spine lean. Book is clean in solid binding. Jacket shelf worn with fading to spine. Chip to top front cornet. Price intact on front flap.


Illustrated with photos & maps throughout. From Pearl Harbor to Midway. View more info

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The Last Home of Mystery.

By: Powell, E(dward). Alexander.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Century Co.: 1929.

Edition: Third printing, May 1929.

Seller ID: 15196

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Small tear at bottom gutter of title page. Book square with bright text & illustrations. All illustrations present.


"Adventures in Nepal together with accounts of Ceylon, British India, the Native States, the Persian Gulf, the Overland Desert Mail and the Baghdad Railway. Illustrated with a Map and with many Photographs by the author." Veteran American war correspondent, travel writer & publisher of the New York World. View more info

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The Hopi Villages: The Ancient Province of Tusayan.

By: Powell, J(ohn). W(esley). (Major).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Palmer Lake, Colorado., Filter Press.: 1972.

Edition: Reprint of 1875 article written by Major Powell.

Seller ID: 12706

Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers. Former owner's name partially erased on front blank else as new.


Black & white illustrations reprinted from the period. View more info

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The Japanese Miracle and Peril.

By: Price, Willard.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., John Day Co.: 1971.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14412

Condition: Light dust soil & red ink line to top edge with small ink smudge at top of front free endpaper. Book is square, tight & otherwise clean. Jacket is rubbed & edge worn with ink mark at top of front panel. Price is intact and there are not large tears or chips.


A look at the Japanese economic "miracle" of the 1970's. Their advances in electronics, shipbuilding, fishing, and farm yield per acre were threatening to outstrip all other nations. The "peril" predicted by Mr. Price is Japanese expansionism which, to date, has not come to pass. View more info