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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

ISBN: 0861018214

Condition: Very Good


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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Lindbergh

By: Berg, A. Scott

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Macmillan: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOUSA703

ISBN: 0333735781

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 1070gms, 628 pages, blank endpapers. From one of America's most acclaimed biographers, here at last is the definitive life of one of the most legendary, controversial and enigmatic figures in American history - Charles A. Lindbergh, the first solo pilot to cross the Atlantic non-stop from New York to Paris, in 1927. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved marki... View more info

Savage Peace: Americans at War in the 1990s

By: Bolger, Daniel P

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Novato, CA, USA, Presidio Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR16

ISBN: 0891414525

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 846gms, 420 pages. This book tackles the difficult topic of peackeeping. It examines the historical perspective, thepolitical and military context of today's missions, and what all this tells us about the role of America in the future world order. Bolger's insightful, intelligent analysis revelas thereality behind today's shocking media images. 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 only light shelf wear, othe... View more info

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Connections: Crime Rackets and Networks of Influence Down-Under

By: Bottom, Bob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: South Melbourne, Australia, Sun Books Pty Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU501

ISBN: 0725104910

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 236gms, 122 pages. This book gives a disturbing insight into the extraordinary connections between the American mafia and Australian organised crime identities. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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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

ISBN: 0684848090

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0140088202

Condition: Good


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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Martha Inc: The Incredible Story of Martha Stewart Living MNIMedia

By: Byron, Christopher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, USA, John Wiley & Sons: 2003

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: BIOUSA82

ISBN: 0471429589

Condition: Good


Softcover, edition not stated, 592gms, 442 pages. Love her or hate her, the story of Martha Stweart and the history of her company are increditble. So here it is!! Book has been well read and is in good condition with general wear and tear, mild page discolouration throughout and creasing to the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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: 1979

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: HISUSA32

Condition: Very Good


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

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Search for Alexander, The

By: Carter Brown, J. (ed)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canada, Little, Brown & Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISARC13

ISBN: 082121117X

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 678g, 192pgs. Produced for the exhibitions at several American art galleries in 1980, which accompanied the series and book of the same title, about Alexander the Great. Contains colour photographs of the exhibits. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured 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 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Search for Alexander, The

By: Carter Brown, J. (ed)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canada, Little, Brown & Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISARC14

ISBN: 082121117X

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 678g, 192pgs. Produced for the exhibitions at several American art galleries in 1980, which accompanied the series and book of the same title, about Alexander the Great. Contains colour photographs of the exhibits. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and minor creasing to the cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Winston S. Churchill: Youth 1874-1900 (Vol #1)

By: Churchill, Randolph S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Heinemann: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK339

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and dust jacket, first edition, 1205gms, 608 pages. The first volume in the definitive biography of Winston S. Churchill as written by his son Randolph S. Churchill. This volume covers the years from his birth to his return to England from an American lecture tour on the day of Queen Victoria's funeral in order to embark on his political career. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are also in good condition with only mild shelf wear. Dust jacket is in poor condition with several large tea... View more info

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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

ISBN: 0812929136

Condition: Very Good


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 ... View more info

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Living History: Memoirs

By: Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Headline Book Publishing: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUSA706

ISBN: 0747255245

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, reprint, 460gms, 570 pages. This is Hillary Rodham Clinton's revealing memoir of her White House years - of living history with Bill Clinton, a 30 year adventure in love and politics. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Fords, The: An American Epic

By: Collier, Peter; Horowitz, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Simon & Schuster, Inc.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA48

ISBN: 0671540939

Condition: Good


Hardcover with white and blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 800gms, 496 pages, grey coloured endpapers. This is a magnificent epic of an American dynasty and of three generations of Fords who played out the dramatic conflict between fathers and sons against the backdrop of the great industrial empire they built. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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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

ISBN: 0802143326

Condition: Good


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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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

ISBN: 0714816442

Condition: Good


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! 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

ISBN: 080612668X

Condition: Good


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. 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

ISBN: 0671605542

Condition: Very Good


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. Atta... View more info

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West, The: From Lewis Anc CLark to Wounded Knee: THe Turbulant Story of the Settling of Frontier America

By: Davis, William. C; Rosa, Joseph. G (eds)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Twickenham, Great Britain, Tiger Books International PLC: 1997

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISUSA7

ISBN: 1855019574

Condition: Very Good


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 ... View more info