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Image for The Japanese Miracle and Peril.

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

Image for Relentless in Battle. USS McCampbell (DDG 85). Commissioning Ceremony Program.

Relentless in Battle. USS McCampbell (DDG 85). Commissioning Ceremony Program.

By: Prisant, LTJG Ashley (Book Coordinator). Barsky, CTO1 Hal L. (Editor-in-Chief).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco., August 17, 2002.

Seller ID: 14369

Condition: Fine in pictorial wrappers.


Color plates of commissioning pennant & flags. From the building & christening of the ship in 2000 to the 2002 commissioning. Color and black & white photos of the officers & crew throughout. View more info

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The Power of India.

By: Pym, Michael.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., G. P. Putnam's Sons.: 1930.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 12929

Condition: Text block tight and clean. Hinges & mid-page split but not loose. Boards rubbed & soiled. No dust jacket.


Sixteen black & white plates plus frontispiece. View more info

Image for Freddie Reed's Royal Tours: 50 Years of Royal Photographs.

Freddie Reed's Royal Tours: 50 Years of Royal Photographs.

By: Reed, Freddie.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot & London., David & Charles.: 1989.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14796

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


From the dust jacket: "Unique photographic record of over sixty royal tours, by one of Fleet Street's foremost photographers." Many of the photos have not been published before. View more info

Image for The Story of the Second World War: The Axis Strikes (1939-1942).

The Story of the Second World War: The Axis Strikes (1939-1942).

By: Reeder, Russell Potter "Red" (Colonel).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York., Meredith Press.: 1969

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14258

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


Clear & precise history of the period. 16 photos & 11 maps. View more info

Image for Sketches in the Sand.

Sketches in the Sand.

By: Reston, James.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York., Knopf.: 1967.

Edition: 3rd printing.

Seller ID: 8540

Condition: Very good in very good price clipped dust jacket. Evidence of newspaper clipping browning on front endpapers. Soiling to bottom corner edge. Jacket worn on edges with two chips at top of rear panel.


Collection of Reston's writings from The New York Times and other publications. View more info

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A History of Greece.

By: Robinson, Cyril E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York., Thomas Y. Crowell Co.: n.d.

Edition: Eighth Printing.

Seller ID: 18220

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Binding solid. Text bright. Dust soil to top edge. Jacket lightly toned with edge wear. Price ($3.50) on front flap.


Winchester College professor's history in two parts. The first until the end of the Peloponnesian War. The second part covers the death of Alexander to the advent of Mummius. 33 illustrations and 23 maps. View more info

Image for Powers of the President in Foreign Affairs: 1945 - 1965.

Powers of the President in Foreign Affairs: 1945 - 1965.

By: Robinson, Edgar E., and Alexander De Conde, Raymond G. O'Connor, and Martin B. Travis, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco., Commonwealth Club of California.: 1966.

Edition: First Edition. Presentation insert from Commonwealth Club laid in.

Seller ID: 8190

Condition: Very good book. No dust jacket (as issued). Boards very lightly rubbed. Spine faded.


The developing power in international relations under Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy and Johnson. View more info

Image for Jeffersonian Democracy in New England.

Jeffersonian Democracy in New England.

By: Robinson, William A.

Price: $30.00

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

Edition: Reprint of 1916 edition

Seller ID: 15411

Condition: Very good. Former owner's stamp on front free endpaper. Light toning to gutters. One highlight & dog ear on contents page. Text is clean in solid binding.


This essay won the John Addison Porter Prize, Yale University, 1913. Four illustrations. View more info

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The Shtetl Book.

By: Roskies, Diane K. and David G. Roskies.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: KTAV Publishing House.: 1975.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18423

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is square & tight. Solid binding. Text clean. Jacket lightly edge worn with rubbing to extremities.


"A fascinating glimpse into a world that no longer exists. It is a powerful introduction to the society from which most American Jews are descended." (from the dust jacket). Photo illustrations throughout. View more info

Image for The 900 Days: The Siege of Leningrad.

The 900 Days: The Siege of Leningrad.

By: Salisbury, Harrison E.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York., Harper & Row.: c1969.

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 8713

Condition: Very good in good+ dust jacket. Edges soiled. Black jacket rubbed and worn on edges.


Photo illustrations. View more info

Image for Colonials and Patriots: Historic Places Commemorating Our Forebears. 1700-1783.

Colonials and Patriots: Historic Places Commemorating Our Forebears. 1700-1783.

By: Sarles, Frank B., Jr. and Charles E. Shedd.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Washington., U.S. Dept. of Interior. National Park Service.: 1964.

Edition: Volume VI. The national survey of historic sites and buildings.

Seller ID: 9656

Condition: Near fine. Looks as new except for light wear to top corners. Book is square and tight.


Black & white photos and illustrations throughout. Map endpapers. View more info

Image for Jacobo Sedelmayr: Missionary, Frontiersman, Explorer in Arizona and Sonora. Four Original Manuscript Narratives. 1744-1751.

Jacobo Sedelmayr: Missionary, Frontiersman, Explorer in Arizona and Sonora. Four Original Manuscript Narratives. 1744-1751.

By: Sedelmayr, Jacobo. Peter Masten Dunne (Translation and annotations).

Price: $60.00

Publisher: San Francisco., Arizona Pioneers' Historical Society.: 1955.

Edition: Designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy. Limited to 600 copies. Great Southwest Travel Series. Number One.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 9531

Condition: Very good. Dampstain to boards at bottom left with light wrinkling to first three pages. No effect to text.


Inscribed "To Theresa - Blessings! Peter Masten Dunne, S.J. Christmas 1955." Black & white photo frontispiece. Fold out map of Father Sedelmayr expeditions. View more info

Image for The Politics of History: Writing the History of the American Revolution, 1783-1815.

The Politics of History: Writing the History of the American Revolution, 1783-1815.

By: Shaffer, Arthur H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago., Precedent Publishing.: 1975.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15435

Condition: Very good. No dust jacket. Former owner's stamp on front free endpaper & highlights on title & contents pages. Book is square in solid binding.


Insights into the Revolutionary generation by studies of contemporary historians. View more info

Image for Breaking With Moscow.

Breaking With Moscow.

By: Shevchenko, Arkady N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Knopf.: 1985.

Edition: 2nd printing.

Seller ID: 8199

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


Memoir of the Soviet's highest ranking official ever to defect. View more info

Image for It's an Old California Custom.

It's an Old California Custom.

By: Shippey, Lee.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York., Vanguard Press.: (1948).

Edition: 2nd printing.

Seller ID: 13524

Condition: Former owner's gift inscription. Light fading to spine & light wear to corners. Lacking dust jacket. Else a nice tight and clean copy.


Early California sketches & tales. Pen & ink chapter heading illustrations. View more info

Image for Berlin Diary.  The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent. 1934 - 1941.

Berlin Diary. The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent. 1934 - 1941.

By: Shirer, William L.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Alfred A. Knopf/Borzoi.: 1941.

Edition: First Edition stated.

Seller ID: 8178

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Former owner's bookplate and signature on front pastedown. Reprint from BOMC News review pasted to front free endpaper. Edges lightly soiled. Jacket faded but with just two small closed tears.


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Image for Finnish Air Force 1918-1968. Arco-Aircam Aviation Series. No. 14.

Finnish Air Force 1918-1968. Arco-Aircam Aviation Series. No. 14.

By: Shores, Christopher F. (Text). Ward, Richard (Illustrations).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Arco Publishing Co.: 1969.

Seller ID: 14423

Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers. Light damp stain to bottom corner. Book is clean in solid binding.


With insert addendum of Winter War & Continuation War information. View more info

Image for Kamaaina - A Century in Hawaii.

Kamaaina - A Century in Hawaii.

By: Simonds, William A. Illustrations by Keichi Kimura. Introduction by Admiral C. W. Nimitz.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: American Factors, Limited.: 1949.

Seller ID: 12482

Condition: Book is clean with crack (not loose) at pages 80-81. Boards sunned & edge worn.


The story of H. Hackfeld & Co. (later became American Factors, Ltd.) and the last century of the sugar industry. A history of both the company and Hawaii itself. View more info

Image for The Wild Shores.  America's Beginnings.

The Wild Shores. America's Beginnings.

By: Snell, Tee Loftin.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Washington, DC., National Geographic Society.: 1974.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8021

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket worn on edges.


Photos by Walter Meayers Edwards. Paintings by Louis S. Glanzman. View more info