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Image for Okinawa: The Last Battle - The War in the Pacific (United States Army in World War II)

Okinawa: The Last Battle - The War in the Pacific (United States Army in World War II)

By: Appleman, Roy E.; Burns, James M.; Gugeler, Russell A.; and Stevens, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, BBD Special Editions:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO205


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, undated (circa 1993), 1150gms, 529 pages, blank endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Page edges show moderate to heavy discolouration. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

Image for Lifelines: Black Families in Chicago (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology)

Lifelines: Black Families in Chicago (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology)

By: Aschenbrenner, Joyce

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, USA, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc.: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISUSA49


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. View more info

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Warriors: Warfare and the Native American Indian

By: Bancroft-Hunt, Norman

Price: $23.00

Publisher: London, England, Salamander Books Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISUSA29


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. View more info

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Pulitzer Prize, The: The Inside Story of America's Most Prestigious Award

By: Bates, J. Douglas

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, USA, A Birch Lane Press Book: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISUSA5


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... View more info

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Quest of a Hemisphere (Pro Patria Series)

By: Boyle, Donzella Cross

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wisconsin, USA, Western Islands: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001111


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 o... View more info

Image for Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-65

Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-65

By: Branch, Taylor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Touchstone: 1999

Edition: First Touchstone Edition

Seller ID: HISUSA51


Softcover, first Touchstone edition, 746pp, 1030gms. In the second volume of his 3-part history, , Taylor Branch portrays the Civil Rights Movement at its zenith, recounting the climactic struggles as they commanded the national stage. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise there are no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Island of Hope, Island of Tears

By: Brownstone, David M.; Franck, Irene M.; and Brownstone, Douglass L.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, USA, Penguin Books: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISUSA44


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. View more info

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World Transformed, A

By: Bush, George; and Scowcroft, Brent

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Vintage Books: 1999

Edition: First Vintage Books Edition

Seller ID: POLUSA4


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. ... View more info

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Indians, The - The Old West - Time-Life Series

By: Capps, Benjamin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Time-Life Books: 1976

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 000131


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... View more info

Image for Indians, The - The Old West - Time-Life Series

Indians, The - The Old West - Time-Life Series

By: Capps, Benjamin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Time-Life Books: 1979

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: HISUSA32


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. View more info

Image for Great-Chiefs, The - The Old West - Time-Life Series

Great-Chiefs, The - The Old West - Time-Life Series

By: Capps, Benjamin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Time-Life Books: 1977

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: HISUSA34


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. View more info

Image for Close to Shore: The Extraordinary True Story of the New Jersey Great White Shark Attacks of 1916

Close to Shore: The Extraordinary True Story of the New Jersey Great White Shark Attacks of 1916

By: Capuzzo, Michael

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Headline Book Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISUSA17


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 ver... View more info

Image for Between Hope and History: Meeting America's Challenges for the 21st Century

Between Hope and History: Meeting America's Challenges for the 21st Century

By: Clinton, Bill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Random House: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: POLUSA1


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 ha... View more info

Image for American Home Front, The: 1941-1942

American Home Front, The: 1941-1942

By: Cooke, Alistair

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Grove Press: 2006

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: HISUSA43


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. View more info

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Days of Infamy: MacArthur, Roosevelt, Churchill - The Shocking Truth Revealed

By: Costello, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Pocket Books: 1994

Edition: First Pocket Books Hardcover Printing

Seller ID: WARTWO36


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Pocket Books hardcover edition, 796gms, 448 pages, white endpapers. How world leaders and their secret deals and strategic blunders caused disasters at Pearl Harbor and the Philippines. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World

By: Critser, Greg

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, England, Penguin Book Group, The: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HEA109


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. View more info

Image for Fate of a Nation, The: The American Revolution Through Contemporary Eyes

Fate of a Nation, The: The American Revolution Through Contemporary Eyes

By: Cumming, William P.; And Rankin, Hugh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Phaidon Press Limited: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISUSA21


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... View more info

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Tenting on the Plains (or General Custer in Kansas and Texas)

By: Custer, Elizbeth B.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1994

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUSA124


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-lo... View more info

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Blood Libel: The Inside Story of General Ariel Sharon's History-Making Suit Against Time Magazine

By: Dan, Uri

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Simon & Schuster Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISUSA4


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. Du... View more info

Image for Divided We Stand: A Biography of New York's World Center

Divided We Stand: A Biography of New York's World Center

By: Darton, Eric

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Basic Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISUSA19


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 t... View more info