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Lifelines: Black Families in Chicago (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology), Aschenbrenner, Joyce
1 Aschenbrenner, Joyce Lifelines: Black Families in Chicago (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology)
New York, USA Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc. 1975 0030128269 / 9780030128264 Reprint Softcover Fair Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, reprint, 146pp, 248gms. This book is designed to bring to students in the social sciences insights into the richness and complexity of human life as it is lived in different ways and in different places. Book is in fair condition with moderate to heavy general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Cover shows light fading, scuffing and general wear to corners and edges, otherwise there are no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 7.50 AUD
 
 
Warriors: Warfare and the Native American Indian, Bancroft-Hunt, Norman
2 Bancroft-Hunt, Norman Warriors: Warfare and the Native American Indian
London, England Salamander Books Ltd 1995 0861018214 / 9780861018215 First Edition Hardcover with Dust Jacket Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1425g, 256pgs, illustrated endpapers. A comprehensive study of the Native American warrior, the ideal of the warrior and attitudes to indigenous warfare on the North American continent. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 23.00 AUD
 
 
Pulitzer Prize, The: The Inside Story of America's Most Prestigious Award, Bates, J. Douglas
3 Bates, J. Douglas Pulitzer Prize, The: The Inside Story of America's Most Prestigious Award
New York, USA A Birch Lane Press Book 1991 1559720700 / 9781559720700 First Edition Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover with cream brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 600gms, 291 pages, blank endpapers. Here is the first riveting account of the glamour, glory, and political infighting behind America's most valued and honoured award. Book is in very good condition with no to very little general wear and tear, An ex-library book it contains library stamp on some pages and sticker on back cover. Dust jacket is in good condition with no to very little shelf wear, covered in a clear plastic, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! 
Price: 18.00 AUD
 
 
Quest of a Hemisphere (Pro Patria Series), Boyle, Donzella Cross
4 Boyle, Donzella Cross Quest of a Hemisphere (Pro Patria Series)
Wisconsin, USA Western Islands 1970 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover, first edition, dust jacket missing, 1270gms, 633 pages. This book is a factual American history written from documents, manuscripts, journals, diaries, letters, newspapers, and rare books in the Library of Congress. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is missing. Boards are in good condition with only mild shelf wear and have been covered in contact for protection, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
 
 
Creek Mary's Blood, Brown, Dee
5 Brown, Dee Creek Mary's Blood
London, Great Britain Hutchinson & Co (Publishers) Ltd 1980 0091411203 / 9780091411206 First Edition Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover with red and cream boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 675gms, 401 pages, pictorial map endpapers. From the author of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee comes a powerful, beautifully wrought and ultimately tragic saga. Book is in good condition with no visible general wear and tear, some mild page discolorations and staining mainly to the page edges. Dust Jacket is in good condition with very little shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! 
Price: 8.50 AUD
 
 
Island of Hope, Island of Tears, Brownstone, David M.; Franck, Irene M.; and Brownstone, Douglass L.
6 Brownstone, David M.; Franck, Irene M.; and Brownstone, Douglass L. Island of Hope, Island of Tears
New York, USA Penguin Books 1986 0140088202 / 9780140088205 Reprint Softcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, reprint, 307pp, 234gms. In their own words, the stories of those who made the great migration through Ellis Island. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise there are no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 7.50 AUD
 
 
World Transformed, A, Bush, George; and Scowcroft, Brent
7 Bush, George; and Scowcroft, Brent World Transformed, A
New York, USA Vintage Books 1999 0679752595 / 9780679752592 First Vintage Books Edition Paperback Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Paperback, First Vintage Books Edition, 550gms, 590 pages. In A World Transformed, Mr Bush and his national security advisor, Brent Scowcroft, provide a fascinating account of a president and an administration faced with unprecedented obstacles and unrivalled opportunities as they forged a foreign policy at the end of the Cold War. Book is in good condition with no general wear and tear, previous bookseller's sticker on front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! 
Price: 18.00 AUD
 
 
Great-Chiefs, The - The Old West - Time-Life Series, Capps, Benjamin
8 Capps, Benjamin Great-Chiefs, The - The Old West - Time-Life Series
New York, USA Time-Life Books 1977 Third Printing Faux Leather Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Blind stamped brown leatherette book w/color pastedown, reprint, 240pp, weighs 988gms. This book is part of a series published by Time-Life books about the Old West of America. Accompanied by many black and white photographs, illustrations and maps this particular book focuses on The Great Indian Chiefs. Book is in very good condition with minor general age related wear and tear and light page discolouration, otherwise there are no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
Indians, The - The Old West - Time-Life Series, Capps, Benjamin
9 Capps, Benjamin Indians, The - The Old West - Time-Life Series
New York, USA Time-Life Books 1976 Fourth Printing Faux Leather Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Blind stamped brown leatherette book w/color pastedown, fourth printing, 240pp, weighs 985gms. This book is part of a series published by Time-Life books about the Old West of America. Accompanied by many black and white photographs, illustrations and maps this particular book focuses on The Indians. Book is in very good condition with minor general age related wear and tear and light page discolouration. There is a small pencil mark on inside front page, otherwise there are no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
Indians, The - The Old West - Time-Life Series, Capps, Benjamin
10 Capps, Benjamin Indians, The - The Old West - Time-Life Series
New York, USA Time-Life Books 1979 Fifth Printing Faux Leather Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Blind stamped brown leatherette book w/color pastedown, fifth printing, 240pp, weighs 985gms. This book is part of a series published by Time-Life books about the Old West of America. Accompanied by many black and white photographs, illustrations and maps this particular book focuses on The Indians. Book is in very good condition with minor general age related wear and tear and light page discolouration, otherwise there are no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
Close to Shore: The Extraordinary True Story of the New Jersey Great White Shark Attacks of 1916, Capuzzo, Michael
11 Capuzzo, Michael Close to Shore: The Extraordinary True Story of the New Jersey Great White Shark Attacks of 1916
London, United Kingdom Headline Book Publishing 2001 0747274673 / 9780747274674 First Edition Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 475gms 317 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. A lone Great White Shark, driven inshore by freak climatic conditions, began to develop a taste for human flesh, attacking swimmers all along the popular coast between New York and Philadelphia- and even, incredibly, swimming eleven miles inland to devastate a farming community. This was the model for Peter Benchley's bestseller Jaws. Book is in very good condition with very little general wear and tear, page discolouration to page edges. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! 
Price: 14.00 AUD
 
 
Between Hope and History: Meeting America's Challenges for the 21st Century, Clinton, Bill
12 Clinton, Bill Between Hope and History: Meeting America's Challenges for the 21st Century
New York, USA Random House 1996 0812929136 / 9780812929133 First Edition Hardcover with Dust Jacket Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 336gms, 178 pages. In this book, President Bill Clinton offers the American people his vision for the country as it enters the 21st century. It is a distillation of the President's beliefs and reflections based on his experiences over the years. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear. A small ownership stamp has been covered with texta on the inside front endpaper, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 20,000 books in stock we can't list them all!! 
Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
American Home Front, The: 1941-1942, Cooke, Alistair
13 Cooke, Alistair American Home Front, The: 1941-1942
New York, USA Grove Press 2006 0802143326 / 9780802143327 First Paperback Edition Softcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, first paperback edition, 327pp, 428gms. This book provides a travelogue of America during the early days of World War II. It offers a fascinating and surprising look at the home front and a portrait, frozen in time, of the American landscape as it once was. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise there are no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
 
 
Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World, Critser, Greg
14 Critser, Greg Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World
London, England Penguin Book Group, The 2004 0141015403 / 9780141015408 Reprint Soft Cover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, reprint, 184gms, 232pgs. Big portions and big profits - how America became the land of the fat and how the UK is going the same way. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 8.50 AUD
 
 
Fate of a Nation, The: The American Revolution Through Contemporary Eyes, Cumming, William P.; And Rankin, Hugh
15 Cumming, William P.; And Rankin, Hugh Fate of a Nation, The: The American Revolution Through Contemporary Eyes
London, England Phaidon Press Limited 1975 0714816442 / 9780714816449 First Edition Hardcover with Dust Jacket Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1460gms, 352 pages. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket in in good condition with light shelf wear and discolouration, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! 
Price: 25.00 AUD
 
 
Tenting on the Plains (or General Custer in Kansas and Texas), Custer, Elizbeth B.
16 Custer, Elizbeth B. Tenting on the Plains (or General Custer in Kansas and Texas)
Norman, Oklahoma University of Oklahoma Press 1994 080612668X / 9780806126685 Facsimile Reprint Soft Cover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, facsimile reprint, 468g, 403pgs. This book is the second in Elizabeth Custer's trilogy about her life with General Custer and focuses on the period immediately following the Civil War, when the Custers were stationed in Louisiana, Texas and Kansas. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a stamp from the previous owner on the title page and some fading to the spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 28.00 AUD
 
 
Blood Libel: The Inside Story of General Ariel Sharon's History-Making Suit Against Time Magazine, Dan, Uri
17 Dan, Uri Blood Libel: The Inside Story of General Ariel Sharon's History-Making Suit Against Time Magazine
New York, USA Simon & Schuster Ltd 1987 0671605542 / 9780671605544 First Edition Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Very Good Good Ex-Library 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Hardcover with red and tan boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 475gms, 270 pages, Khaki coloured endpapers. Here, for the first time, is the only inside account of the headline-making, precedent-setting trial in which General Ariel Sharon sued a heretofore sacrosanct bastion of the American press, Time magazine for a "blood libel"- and was vindicated. An ex-library book, book is in very good condition with no to very little general wear ad tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with very mild shelf wear, covered in clear plastic, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! 
Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
Divided We Stand: A Biography of New York's World Center, Darton, Eric
18 Darton, Eric Divided We Stand: A Biography of New York's World Center
New York, USA Basic Books 1999 0465017274 / 9780465017270 First Edition Paperback Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Paperback, First Edition, 275gms, 241 pages. In Divided We Stand, Eric Darton chronicles the life of this billion-dollar building, using it as a lens through which to view the broader 20th century trend toward urbanized, global culture. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and minor page discolouration throughout, small pen inscription on inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! 
Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
West, The: From Lewis Anc CLark to Wounded Knee: THe Turbulant Story of the Settling of Frontier America, Davis, William. C; Rosa, Joseph. G (eds)
19 Davis, William. C; Rosa, Joseph. G (eds) West, The: From Lewis Anc CLark to Wounded Knee: THe Turbulant Story of the Settling of Frontier America
Twickenham, Great Britain Tiger Books International PLC 1997 1855019574 / 9781855019577 Second Edition Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Very Good Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards replicated on the dust jacket, Second Edition, 1,500gms, 176 pages, photographic pictorial endpapers. Through superb spread-by-spread presentations, The West brings alive the people, places and events which were so much a part of the great adventure, names redolent of an extraordinary age: Lewis and Clark, the Texas Rangers, the Gold Rush, Bleeding Kansas, Vigilantes, Railroads, Gunfighters, Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, Range Wars, Buffalow Bill Cody, Wild Bill Hickok, Frankand Jesse James, Custer, John Wesley Hardin, The Comstock Strike. Book is in very good condition with no visible general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with no visible shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! 
Price: 30.00 AUD
 
 
September 11 in History: A Watershed Moment?, Dudziak, Mary L. (ed)
20 Dudziak, Mary L. (ed) September 11 in History: A Watershed Moment?
Durham Duke University Press 2003 0822332426 / 9780822332428 Edition Not Stated Softcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, edition not stated, 240pp, 390gms. This book asks whether the attacks and their aftermath truly marked a transition in U.S. and world history or whether they are best understood in the context of pre-existing historical trajectories. Book is in good condition with light general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, otherwise there are no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 28.00 AUD
 
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