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Lincoln: Speeches and Writings (2 Volumes in Slipcase)

By: N/A

Price: £20.11

Publisher: New York, The LIbrary of America: 1989

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 111222

Condition: Very Good


Two Volume boxed set of Lincoln's complete speeches and writing. Volume I comprises 1832-1858 (speeches, letters miscellaneous writings, the Lincoln-Douglas debates) and volume II covers 1859-1865 (Speeches, letters, miscellaneous writings, presidential messages and proclamations). Both books and slipcase are in excellent, as-new condition. View more info

The Study of Latin American History and Society in Scandinavia

By: N/A

Price: £13.42

Publisher: Finland, Ekanas: 1973

Seller ID: 150398

Condition: Very Good


dedication on FET. Paper cover well preserved with slight creasing around edges. pages are excellently preserved, with text clean tight and bright throughout. View more info

Camden Miscellany XXXII (Camden Fifth Series, Volume 3)

By: N/A

Price: £3.36

Publisher: London, Offices of the Royal Historical Society: 1994

Seller ID: 072964

ISBN: 0861933001

Condition: Very Good


Red boards with gilt lettering to spine. Internally clean, tight and bright View more info

Master Plan for Solid Waste Collection and Disposal ~ Tri- Parish Metropolitan Area of New Orleans

By: N/A

Price: £33.52

Publisher: U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare: 1969

Seller ID: 150618

Condition: Good


Ex library. Sticker to spine and first page. Insert attached to inside of front cover, and lending history sheet to first page. Stamp on first page and 3 around page block. Binding has some slight wear and tear (2 small tears on upper of rear cover approx 1cm) and some light creasing specifically. text is clean, tight and bright throughout and all inserts are fully intact. View more info

Civil Rights U.S.A.: Public Schools Southern States 1962

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The United States Comission on Civil Rights: 1962

Seller ID: 220848

Condition: Very Good


Binding well preserved. Pages clean and crisp. Printing tight, clean and bright throughout. View more info

The Journal of Southern History: November 2002: Vol. LXVIII: No: 4

By: N/A

Price: £2.70

Publisher: Athens, GA, U.S.A., The Southern Historical Association: 2002

Seller ID: 260639

Condition: Good


Paperback. Front cover has one or two light creases. Rear cover has a few grubby marks. Leading corners and spine ends rather worn. Contents page laid in between front cover and main contents page. Small crease along leading edge of main contents page. Pages white and clean. Text bright and tight. AF View more info

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Milestone Documents in the National Archives

By: N/A

Price: £10.20

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., National Archives Trust Fund Board: 1995

Seller ID: 411089

ISBN: 0911333983

Condition: New


Paperback. New. AF View more info

British Columbia Official Centennial Record: 1858 - 1958, A Century of Progress

By: N/A

Price: £3.92

Publisher: Vancouver, Evergreen Press Limited: 1957

Seller ID: 447640

Condition: Good


Hardcover in good condition. Boards are marked, with one or two scores. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are lightly bumped and worn. Page block and a few pages are lightly tanned and marked. Minor abrasions on upper edges of rear pastedown and BEP. One or two pages are dog-eared. Contents are clear throughout. Binding is sound. HCW View more info

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Truman Hall

By: N/A

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Brussels, The United States Mission to NATO: 1985

Seller ID: 455538

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. Cover is worn with some superficial marks on the front and spine face. Front hinge is slightly loose, however the rest of the binding is sound. Upper corner of the rear cover and last few pages are a little warped. Contents are clear throughout. CM View more info

Radical History Review 17, Spring 1978: Labor and Community Militance in Rhode Island

By: N/A

Price: £4.75

Publisher: New York, Mid-Atlantic Radical Historians Organization: 1977

Seller ID: 465485

Condition: Good


Paperback in good condition. Covers are marked, tanned and edge-worn, slightly affecting pages. Closed tears and creases on spine. Page block is lightly marked. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

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The Nomenclature of Disease

By: N/A

Price: £9.03

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1961

Seller ID: 473062

Condition: Good


Hardcover with jacket. Good condition. Eighth edition. The jacket is lightly marked, sunned and edgeworn, with a fairly large portion chipped on the rear upper edge. Small tear on the rear lower edge. Minor bumps to the hardcover spine ends. Interior in very good condition, with clean and sound pages. CM View more info

Foreign Relations of the United States: 1951: Volume VI: Asia and the Pacific

By: Aandahl, Fredrick (General Editor)

Price: £54.13

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Department of State: 1977

Seller ID: 259554

Condition: Acceptable


No dust jacket. Volume is in two parts. Part 1: U.S. State Department insignia embossed on front board. Gilt lettering on spine. Small dent near head of spine. Spine ends rather worn. Boards rather scuffed and worn, with one or two very small marks. Leading corners rather worn and bent. Page block head heavily foxed; foot slightly foxed and grubby. Errata slip laid in between front board and FEP. Pages clean. Contents sound. Part 2: U.S. State Department insignia embosse... View more info

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From Urban Village to East Village: The Battle for New York's Lower East Side

By: Abu-Lughod, Janet L.

Price: £21.00

Publisher: Oxford, UK and Cambridge, USA, Blackwell Publishers: 1994

Seller ID: 459868

ISBN: 1557865256

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. The lightly edgeworn cover has a very slight bump to the rear lower leading corner, showing through to the closing few page corners. Binding is sound and the text is clear. CM View more info

Image for Crossing Frontiers: Gerontology Emerges as a Science

Crossing Frontiers: Gerontology Emerges as a Science

By: Achenbaum, W. Andrew

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1995

Seller ID: 481861

ISBN: 0521558808

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. Previously owned by the late gerontologist Sir John Grimley Evans. Covers are lightly scored and worn. Page block is marked. Light creases on a few pages. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

The American Amusement Park Industry : A History of Technology and Thrills

By: Adams, Judith

Price: £53.63

Publisher: USA, Twayne Publishers: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 192355

ISBN: 0805798226

Condition: Good


Corners are softened, covers are curling, lamination is peeling at the edges, spine and part of back cover is sunned, light grubbyness overall, library stamps on page block and prelims, bookplate on inner cover, clear, bright and tight. View more info

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Along the Appalachian Trail: Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee

By: Adkins, Leonard M.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Charleston, South Carolina, Arcadia Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 479475

ISBN: 0738591033

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. One or two tiny marks on the page block. Pages are clean; all text and images are clear. CM View more info

The Uncertain Giant : 1921-1941 : American Foreign Policy Between the Wars (American Diplomatic History Series)

By: Adler, Selig

Price: £5.04

Publisher: London, Collier-Macmillan Ltd.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 245415

Condition: Good


Price clipped dust jacket looks worn with tear repaired with transparent tape. Maroon hardcover with gilt lettering to spine and contents in very good clean condition. Coloured top of page block. E View more info

The Unquiet Years U.S.A. 1945-1955

By: Agar, Herbert

Price: £4.70

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 199967

Condition: Good


Bergundy coloured cloth cover, hardly any wear, d/w is grubby and edges are worn with a couple of small nicks, spine is sunned and it is grubby overall, page block is tanned, fep is neatly signed by a previous owner. Clear and tight. View more info

The Building: A Biography of the Pentagon [David

By: Alexander, David

Price: £6.28

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A., Zenith Press (an Imprint of MBI Publishing Company): 2008

Seller ID: 305717

ISBN: 076032087X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with lightly bumped head of spine. Dust jacket has some superficial scuffs and scores. Foot of page block has a few minor grubby marks. Pages are clean, binding is sound, and text remains clear throughout. T View more info

Image for A Brief Narrative of the Case and Trial of John Peter Senger, Printer of the New York Weekly Journal (The John Harvard Library)

A Brief Narrative of the Case and Trial of John Peter Senger, Printer of the New York Weekly Journal (The John Harvard Library)

By: Alexander, James; Katz, Stanley Nider (ed.)

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, USA, The Belknap Press: 1963

Seller ID: 436752

Condition: Acceptable


Paperback. Covers and spine are slightly tanned. Leading corners, edges and spine are bumped and worn, slightly affecting pages within. Light creases on covers and one or two pages. Page block and a few pages are lightly tanned and marked. Minor abrasion on lower edge of page 92. Lower leading corner of page 93 is torn away. Text is clear throughout. Binding is sound. HCW View more info

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The Venezuelan Democratic Revolution: A Profile of the Regime of ROmulo Betancourt

By: Alexander, Robert J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New Brunswick and New Jersey, Rutgers University Press: 1964

Seller ID: 479989

Condition: Good


Hardcover with jacket. Good condition. Jacket is marked and worn, with several nicks and one or two small chips to the edges and leading corners. Slight bumps to hardcover spine foot. Page block is tanned. Previous owner's name penned on FEP. Pages are clean; all text and images are clear. CM View more info

Image for American Book-Plates: A Guide to their Study with Examples

American Book-Plates: A Guide to their Study with Examples

By: Allen, Charles Dexter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York and London, Benjamin Blom: 1968

Seller ID: 459177

Condition: Good


Hardcover. No dust jacket. Spine is slightly cocked. Head of page block is foxed. One or two marks on face of page block. Binding is sound, pages are clean, and the text and illustrations are clear throughout. AF View more info

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British Essays in American History

By: Allen, H. C.; Hill, C. P. (eds.)

Price: £5.11

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1957

Seller ID: 414014

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover without jacket, a little faded, with lightly worn edges, leading corners and spine ends. Slightly discoloured page block and half-title page. Pages are sound and all text remains clear. Very good for age. TS View more info

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The Conservatives: Ideas and Personalities Throughout American History

By: Allitt, Patrick

Price: £7.05

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A. & London, U.K., Yale University Press: 2009

Seller ID: 297731

ISBN: 0300118945

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Dust jacket is slightly faded and edge-worn, with one or two grubby marks, creases and surface scratches. Jacket spine head is a little creased. Hardcover spine ends and leading corners of rear board are rather bumped. Binding is sound; pages are tight and clean; text is clear. AF View more info

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Finding Florida: The True History of the Sunshine State

By: Allman, T.D.

Price: £14.15

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Atlantic Monthly Press: 2013

Seller ID: 302405

ISBN: 0802120768

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Minor wear to sine ends of dust jacket. Upper leading corners of jacket are slightly creased. Hardcover spine ends are a little creased and bumped. Upper leading corner of front board is noticeably creased and bumped, and there is a very small dent across upper leading corner of rear board. One or two very small marks on page block. Minor paper damage to leading edge of page 233. Binding is sound; pages are tight and clean; text and illustrations are clear. AF View more info

The Promise: President Obama, Year One

By: Alter, Jonathan

Price: £10.05

Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A., Simon & Schuster Inc.: 2010

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 273808

ISBN: 1439101191

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Signed by the author on title page. Edge-worn dust jacket with light creasing along upper edge of back jacket. Jacket spine ends are bumped and leading corners a little worn. Small dent to lower edge of front board. Hardcover spine ends are bumped. Upper front leading hardcover corner is a little creased. Spine is cocked. Page block face is lightly rough cut. Binding is sound and pages are tight and clean. Text is clear. AF View more info

Undaunted Courage : Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: £10.06

Publisher: New York, Touchstone: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202958

ISBN: 0684826976

Condition: Very Good


Spine and top edge of front cover are sun faded. Pages are clear and tight. View more info

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Nativism and Slavery: The Northern Know Nothings and the Politics of the 1850s

By: Anbinder, Tyler

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 479855

ISBN: 0195089227

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition: the lightest of wear to covers' corners and one or two edges; a few minor marks on page block. Text is clear, and pages are clean and sound. TS View more info

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Parasitism and Subversion: The Case of Latin America

By: Andreski, Stanislav (Radcliffe-Brown, A. R.)

Price: £8.55

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1966

Seller ID: 471740

Condition: Good


Hardcover with jacket. Good condition. The jacket is lightly marked and edgeworn, with two or three small tears to the edges. The rear of jacket has a score. The jacket spine head is torn. Hardcover spine head is a little bumped. Previous owner's name penned on FEP. The binding is sound; all text is clear. CM View more info

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The Colonial Period of American History, The Settlements II

By: Andrews, Charles M.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1964

Seller ID: 453335

Condition: Good


Hardcover in good condition. No jacket. Spine ends and leading corner are worn. Contents are clean and clear. AM View more info

Report of the New York City Commission on Congestion of Population: Transmitted to the Mayor and The Board of Aldermen February 28, 1911

By: Anonymous

Price: £8.05

Publisher: Charleston, BiblioLife: 1900

Seller ID: 267610

ISBN: 1115098047

Condition: Good


This book does not have a publication date; it was not published in 1900. Paperback. Reproduction of report originally published in 1911. Leading corners and spine ends are slightly worn. Front cover is slightly lifting. Page block has a few slight marks. Contents are sound and clean, and the text is clear. TH. View more info

The Birth of the United States

By: Anthony, J. E.

Price: £3.36

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. Limites: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 041032

Condition: Good


Sunning to spine, library stamp on front cover and frist two pages. Pageblock intact, text clean and bright. 81 pages. View more info

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Liberalism and Republicanism in the Historical Imagination

By: Appleby, Joyce

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, USA, Harvard University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 479806

ISBN: 0674530136

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. Spine and front upper edge are slightly sunned. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

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Liberalism and Republicanism in the Historical Imagination

By: Appleby, Joyce

Price: £19.50

Publisher: New Haven, Harvard University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 479865

ISBN: 0674530136

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Spine is a little sunned; a few marks on page block. Corners of covers and pages are slightly worn, with some creased. Text is clear throughout, and pages are sound and clean. (1996 printing.) TS View more info

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Telling the Truth About History

By: Appleby, Joyce; Hunt, Lynn; Jacob, Margaret

Price: £9.50

Publisher: New York and London, W.W. Norton: 1994

Seller ID: 475180

ISBN: 0393036154

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with jacket. Minor bumping on hardcover spine ends. Pages are clean. Text is clear throughout. AF View more info

Image for The Japanese Journal of American Studies, Number One, 1981: United States Policy Toward East Asia, 1945-1950

The Japanese Journal of American Studies, Number One, 1981: United States Policy Toward East Asia, 1945-1950

By: Aruga, Tadashi (ed.)

Price: £14.70

Publisher: Tokyo, The Japanese Association for American Studies: 1981

Seller ID: 444827

Condition: Good


Paperback in good condition. One or two marks on covers; spine is faintly sunned, with bumped ends. Leading corners are bent and worn, affecting early and late page corners. Lower edges of rear cover and final few pages are a little worn. Slight crease on lower edges of first few pages. Text is clear throughout, and binding is sound. TS View more info

Territorial History of Socorro, New Mexico

By: Ashcroft, Bruce

Price: £14.08

Publisher: El Paso, Texas, U.S.A., Texas Western Press: 1988

Seller ID: 249665

ISBN: 0874041694

Condition: Very Good


Second printing 1989. Stamp on lower spine. ISBN sticker on rear cover. Binding is very well preserved, though with slight shelfwear on some edges and corners and slight sun tanning. Pages are clean and crisp, and printing is tight, clean and bright throughout. MB View more info

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Slavery, Capitalism, and Politics in the Antebellum Republic, Volume 1: Commerce and Compromise, 1820 - 1850

By: Ashworth, John

Price: £69.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1995

Seller ID: 480219

ISBN: 0521474876

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in very good condition. No jacket. Spine ends are bumped. Page block is lightly marked. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

Image for Parties, Politics, and the Sectional Conflict in Tennessee, 1832 - 1861

Parties, Politics, and the Sectional Conflict in Tennessee, 1832 - 1861

By: Atkins, Jonathan M.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Knoxville, TN, USA, The University of Tennessee Press: 1997

Seller ID: 479801

ISBN: 0870499505

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with jacket in very good condition. Page block is lightly marked. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

American Labor: The Twentieth Century

By: Auerbach, Jerold S. (ed)

Price: £2.69

Publisher: Indianapolis and New York, The Bobbs-Merrill Company Inc.: 1969

Seller ID: 182046

Condition: Good


'215' written on the front cover. Cover is lightly yellowing with a few creases. Some text is underlined in blue biro. Pages are in good clean condition. View more info

Inventing Autopia: Dreams and Visions of the Modern Metropolis in Jazz Age Los Angeles

By: Axelrod, Jeremiah B. C.

Price: £6.94

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 2009

Seller ID: 427421

ISBN: 0520252853

Condition: Good


Paperback. Superficial marks on covers. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are lightly bumped and worn. Rear lower leading corner is creased. Page block is lightly marked. Pages are clean and contents are clear throughout. Binding is sound. HJW View more info

Chicago: The Glamour Years (1919-1941)

By: Aylesworth, Thomas G.; Aylesworth, Virginia

Price: £9.39

Publisher: London, U.K., Bison Books Ltd: 1986

Seller ID: 276852

ISBN: 086124270X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Dust jacket has one or two light surface scratches. Jacket spine foot is very lightly worn. Lower edge of front board and upper edge of back board have single, small dents. Binding is sound and pages are tight and clean throughout. Contents are clear. AF View more info

America the Beautiful In Our Lifetime

By: Azuonye, Ikechukwu O

Price: £4.70

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 086234

ISBN: 0533102480

Condition: Very Good


Very Good + Hardback. VG Dust Jacket. Clean copy. viii + 88p View more info

Winds of History: The German Years of Lucius DuBignon Clay

By: Backer, John H.

Price: £8.39

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: 1983

Seller ID: 259570

ISBN: 0442213824

Condition: Good


From the collection of international historian Dr. Peter Lowe, with his signature on FEP. Edge-worn and scuffed jacket with several superficial scorings and light abrasions. Spine ends and leading corners rather worn. Spine is cocked and pages comprising body of book appear warped. Head of hardcover spine is noticeably dented and foot bumped. Leading corners are a little bent. Price clipped. Pages clean. Contents sound. Illustrated with black and white photographs. AF View more info

Image for Saint Louis to Me: Footnotes on Fifty Years

Saint Louis to Me: Footnotes on Fifty Years

By: Baer, Howard F.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Stroud, Hawthorn: 1978

Seller ID: 456456

Condition: New


Hardcover. New. Item is in original shrinkwrap. AF View more info

The American Presidency: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

By: Bailey, Harry A. (Ed.); Shafritz, Jay M. (Ed.)

Price: £4.28

Publisher: Chicago, IL, U.S.A., Dorsey Press: 1988

Seller ID: 183691

ISBN: 0256057524

Condition: Good


Paperback. A few scores on covers. Front leading corners are creased. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are slightly worn. One or two minor marks on page block. Sticker on title page. Binding is intact, contents are clear. AM View more info

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The Peopling of British North America: An Introduction

By: Bailyn, Bernard

Price: £9.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1986

Seller ID: 483428

ISBN: 0394553926

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Jacket good: faint mark on rear; edges and corners lightly worn; nick at spine foot. Spine ends are bumped. Pages are sound and clean, with clear text throughout. The Curti Lectures, University of Wisconsin, for 1985. (1987 printing.) TS View more info

Image for The Eyes of Discovery: Amarica as Seen By the First Explorers

The Eyes of Discovery: Amarica as Seen By the First Explorers

By: Bakeless, John

Price: £5.89

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1961

Seller ID: 422379

Condition: Good


Paperback. Laminated covers are tanned and marked. Previous owner's name penned on half-title page. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. AM View more info

Image for The Afro-American: Readings

The Afro-American: Readings

By: Baker, Ross K. (ed.)

Price: £11.40

Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: 1970

Seller ID: 473667

Condition: Good


Paperback in good condition. Covers are lightly scored, faded and edge-worn. Page block is marked. Minor bumps and creases on a few pages. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

The New York Yankees : New York Yankees - 100 Years - the Official Retrospective

By: Ballantine Books Staff; Yankees

Price: £19.44

Publisher: U.S.A., Random House, Inc.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 206361

ISBN: 0345460901

Condition: Good


Large heavy book full of glossy colour images. White dust jacket is slightly grubby, pages are clean, bright and tight. View more info