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Image for American Scoundrel: Love, War and Politics in Civil War America

American Scoundrel: Love, War and Politics in Civil War America

By: Keneally, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, BCA: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUSA78

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 632gms, 397 pages. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Life Among the Incas: Journeys Into the Past (Reader's Digest)

By: Kerr-Jarrett, Andrew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Reader's Digest P/L: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISANC51

ISBN: 0864387415

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, reprint edition, 160pp, 888gms, decorated endpapers. Book is in very good, near new condition with only very minor general wear. Boards are in very good condition with only light 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!! View more info

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Mammoth Book of The West, The: The Making of the American West

By: Lewis, Jon. E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Constable & Robinson Ltd: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISUSA18

ISBN: 1841193542

Condition: Good


Paperback, Reprint, 400gms, 558 pages. The sotr4y of the American West is one of the great epics of mankind and this account is complete, anecdotal history and a compendium of Western lore. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration/spotting throughout, 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! View more info

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Tudor and Stewart Britain 1471-1714

By: Lockyer, Roger

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Longman Inc: 1985

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISEUR68

ISBN: 0582353084

Condition: Fair to Good


Softcover, second edition, 622g, 482pgs. This study of Tudor and Stewart Britain focuses on the major themes of politics and religion, presenting a comprehensive view of current interpretations. Book is in fair to good condition with stamp inside front cover and on bottom page edges, and 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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Kennedy

By: Longford, Lord

Price: $4.50

Publisher: London, England, W. H. Allen & Co.: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUSA186

ISBN: 0352301473

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 144g, 221pgs. This is a perceptive analysis of one of the best loved, most charismatic statesmen this century has produced. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Oppenheimer Hearing, The

By: Major, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Briarcliff Manor, USA, Scaborough Books: 1983

Edition: First Scarborough Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA5

ISBN: 0812861795

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Scarborough Edition, 500gms, 336 pages. This book is a penetrating analysis of a disturbing episode in recent American history, underlining the shortcomings of the hearing and showing that the interests of the modern state do not always coincide with the freedom of the individual. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, slight page discolorations, no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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America's Fascinating Indian Heritage (Reader's Digest)

By: Maxwell, James A (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pleasantville, NY, The Reader's Digest Association: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISUSA42

ISBN: 0895770199

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards with gold stampings and brown faux leather spine, first edition, 416pp, 1490gms, dust jacket is missing. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise there are no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History

By: Mendez, Antonio; and Baglio, Matt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Viking: 2012

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISUSA12

ISBN: 0670026220

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black and white boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 534gms, 310 pages, blank endpapers. The true account of the 1979 rescue of 6 American hostages from Iran. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in very good condition with only very mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Heart & Soul: A Celebration of Black Music Style in America 1930-1975

By: Merlis, Bob; and Seay, Davin

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Stewart, Tabori & Chang: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ENTMUS2

ISBN: 1556705387

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black and yellow boards lettering imprinted and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 925gms, 160 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. From the decline of the Big Band sound to the emergence of Black Pride, Sly, Superfly and the Funk, Heart & Soul celebrates the nearly half-century of vibrant, flamboyant and extravagant flowering in African American culture that enriched the entire world. Book is in very good condition with no visible general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in very good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is o... View more info

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Killing of Robert F. Kennedy, The: An Investigation of Motive, Means, and Opportunity

By: Moldea, Dan E.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 1995

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: POLUSA3

ISBN: 0393037916

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red and black boards and pictorial dustjacket, first US edition, 794gms, 342 pages, blank endpapers. Behind the official version of the Robert Kennedy assassination lies a story full of shadows, controversies, conflicting testimony, and missing evidence. Investigative journalist Dan Moldea embarked upon a crusade to discover the truth, and what he found suggested a botched investigation, and perhaps something worse. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with mild shelf wea... View more info

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

By: Nevin, David

Price: $15.00

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

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: HISUSA38

Condition: Very Good


Blind stamped brown leatherette book w/color pastedown, second printing, 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 Expressmen. 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

Growth of the U.S.A., The: A History of the United States: 2

By: Nye, R. B.; and Morpurgo, J. E.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Penguin Books Australia: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISUSA53

ISBN: 0140203141

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 455pp plus index, 262gms. Second and final volume in the series. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise there are no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Birth of the U.S.A., The: A History of the United States: 1

By: Nye, R. B.; and Morpurgo, J. E.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Penguin Books Australia: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISUSA52

ISBN: 0140203133

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 335pp plus index, 270gms. First volume in a two book series. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page from a previous owner, otherwise there are no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Change We Can Believe In: Barack Obama's Plan to Renew America's Promise

By: Obama, Barack (Foreword)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, The Text Publishing Company: 2008

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: POLUSA8

ISBN: 1921520442

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first Australian edition, 214g, 281pgs. This book highlights bold and specific ideas about how Barack Obama plans to fix the ailing American economy and strengthen its middle class, make health care affordable for all, achieve energy independence, and keep America safe in a dangerous world. Includes 8 key speeches from the 2008 campaign. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Change We Can Believe In: Barack Obama's Plan to Renew America's Promise

By: Obama, Barack (Foreword)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, The Text Publishing Company: 2008

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: POLUSA13

ISBN: 1921520442

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first Australian edition, 214g, 281pgs. This book highlights bold and specific ideas about how Barack Obama plans to fix the ailing American economy and strengthen its middle class, make health care affordable for all, achieve energy independence, and keep America safe in a dangerous world. Includes 8 key speeches from the 2008 campaign. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Assassin's Gate, The: America in Iraq

By: Packer, George

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Faber and Faber Limited: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: WAR140

ISBN: 057123044X

Condition: Good


Softcover, first thus, 414gms, 481 pages plus reading group notes. This book recounts how the United States set about changing the history of the Middle East and became ensnared in a guerilla war in Iraq. It brings to life the people and ideas that created the Bush administration's war policy and led America to the Assassin's Gate - the main point of entry into the American zone in Baghdad. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Trial By Ice: The True Story of Murder and Survival on the 1871 Polaris Expedition

By: Parry, Richard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Harper Collins Publishers: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRASEA51

ISBN: 073227432X

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 368gms, 321pgs. In this powerful true story of death and survival, courage and intrigue aboard a doomed ship to the Arctic, Richard Parry chronicles one of the most astonishing, little-known tragedies at sea in American history. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Classic Warplanes: North American F-86 Sabre

By: Peacock, Lindsay

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand, Golden Press Pty Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARAIR29

ISBN: 0861015371

Condition: Very Good


Laminated pictorial boards, no dust jacket, First Edition, 300gms, 46 pages. This detailed account charts the history, development and operational career of the North American F-86 Sabre, complete with over 75 photographs, full-coloured artworks, performance tables and technical diagrams. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, 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 sto... View more info

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Measure of a Man, The: A Memoir

By: Poitier, Sidney

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, England, Pocket Books: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUSA201

ISBN: 074340386X

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 296gms, 255 pages. In this luminous memoir, a true American icon looks backon his celebrated life and career. Sidney Poitier was the first African American to win the Academy Award for best actor and his body of work is arguably the most morally significant in cinematic history. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Deeds of My Fathers, The: How My Grandfather and Father Built New York and Created the Tabloid World of Today

By: Pope, Paul David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Carlton North, Australia, Scribe Publications: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA200

ISBN: 1921640901

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 594gms, 395 pages. This book is the gripping tale of two ambitious alpha males from the dysfunctional Pope clan that would become an integral part of the American century with the creation of a tabloid empire that included the scandalous National Enquirer. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info