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Image for Reforger Military Dictionary : Publication #676-634

Reforger Military Dictionary : Publication #676-634

By: 3rd Armored Cavalry, US Army

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1976

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013693

Condition: Fine


013693: "Compiled by the 66th Military Intelligence Detachment, Fort Bliss, Texas, at the request of the Commander, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment. During REFORGER '75 the 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment experienced difficulty in communicating with German counterparts due to the apparent language barrier and the shortage of trained linguists. As a result, this dictionary of military terminology was prepared to assist all REFORGER units while operating in Germany." Co... View more info

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Who Sailed On Titanic? (The Definitive Passenger Lists)

By: Beavis, Debbie

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Surrey, England, Ian Allan Publishing: 2002

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 007536

ISBN: 071102880X

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


007536: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has small well-repaired cut at edge of DJ. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The search for the definitive passenger list of Titanic has consumed researchers for 90 years. Lists marketed under various names invariably prove to be compilations drawn from several sources, often perpetuating earlier inaccuracies and with no citations whatsoever. Numerous lists of passengers' names were compiled befor... View more info

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Official Congressional Directory For The Use Of The United States Congress : 62d Congress, 2d Session, Beginning December 4, 1911

By: Bell, James B. (Compiler) / The Joint Committee on Printing

Price: $30.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Government Printing Office: 1912

Edition: Second Revised Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012471

Condition: Very Good


012471: The Notes at the front include, "New Mexico became a State on January 6,1912." Copy includes great condition fold-out map of Washington DC in the back of the book. Black boards with gilt lettering on front and spine have very light rubbing at corners. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.: 6 x 9 in. : 478 pages View more info

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Battleground Atlantic (How The Sinking Of A Single Japanese Submarine Assured The Outcome Of World War II)

By: Billings, Richard N.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, New York, New American Library - Penguin Group: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006926

ISBN: 0451217667

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


006926: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . "What If The Japanese Had Resorted To The 'Dirty Bomb'? On June 24, 1944, U. S. Navy warplanes patrolling the Atlantic attacked and sank a Japanese submarine, the I-52. It was an event of enormous strategic importance. The I-52's mission was to return to Japan with the ingredients of a radiological bomb. Purchased from the Germans, ... View more info

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This Fabulous Century 1900-1910 Volume I: Fabulous Century Series

By: Bown, Ezra (Editor) / Steinbauer, Mary Y. (Picture Editor)

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Time-Life Books: 1971

Edition: 1969 Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 006944

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


006944: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Book's front and back boards are black, purple and blue fabric (with ovals and other designs on them) ; spines are black leatherette with bright gold lettering. LCCN# 69-16698. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Content Chapters include: A Man's World * The Newcomers * Flying Machines * The Kids * The Old Hometown * The Ladies * Sport * The Very Rich * The Mot... View more info

Image for This Fabulous Century 1910-1920 Volume II: Fabulous Century Series

This Fabulous Century 1910-1920 Volume II: Fabulous Century Series

By: Bown, Ezra (Editor) / Steinbauer, Mary Y. (Picture Editor)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Time-Life Books: 1971

Edition: 1969 Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 006945

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


006945: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Book's front and back boards are brown, blue and red fabric (with overlapping semicircle designs on them) ; spines are black leatherette with bright gold lettering. LCCN# 69-16698. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Content Chapters include: The New Woman * The Flickers * The Tin Lizzie * Culture * Close-Up * Fun and Games * The Great Outdoors * Winter Fun * T... View more info

Image for This Fabulous Century 1960-1970 Volume VII: Fabulous Century Series

This Fabulous Century 1960-1970 Volume VII: Fabulous Century Series

By: Bown, Ezra (Editor) / Steinbauer, Mary Y. (Picture Editor)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Time-Life Books: 1971

Edition: 1970 Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 006950

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


006950: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Book's front and back boards are blue, purple, red, orange, yellow and green fabric (with alternating stripe designs on them) ; spines are black leatherette with bright gold lettering. LCCN# 69-16698. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Content Chapters include: Camelot * Youth Trip * Assassins * The Look * Bonus Years * Media * Black Emergence *Faces * Middle ... View more info

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Tales From The Cubs Dugout (A Collection Of The Greatest Cubs Stories Ever Told)

By: Cava, Pete

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Champaign, Illinois, Sports Publishing: 2002

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003287

ISBN: 1582614970

Condition: Very Good


003287: Lower corner of front cover is creased. Has inscription of original owner on inside of front cover. "Featuring stories and anecdotes from the illustrious century-and-a-quarter history of the Chicago Cubs, Tales From The Cubs Dugout is sure to delight fans from 9 to 90. Whether you're old enough to remember Hack Wilson or just started thrilling to the exploits of Sammy Sosa, you'll enjoy reading about both the on-field and off-field antics of your heroes. "... View more info

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When John And Caroline Lived In The White House

By: Coulter, Laurie

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Hyperion Books - Madison Press: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003094

ISBN: 0786806249

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


003094: First Printing (9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "This evocative book combines reminiscences, memorabilia, and rarely seen photographs to bring to life the story of the most famous children ever to live in the White House. From John's first steps to his poignant farewell salute, from Caroline greeting her new baby brother to clasping her widowed mother's hand on the steps of the Capitol, the storied Kennedy era is to... View more info

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Atomic Harvest (Hanford And The Lethal Toll Of America's Nuclear Arsenal)

By: D'Antonio, Michael

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publishers: 1993

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003288

ISBN: 0517589818

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003288: Foreword by Stewart Udall. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "They said Hanford was safe. They lied. For forty years, as one reactor after another was built along Washington State's Columbia River, the federal government told area farmers that the sprawling top secret atom-bomb factory called Hanford was a good neighbor. Hanford, the largest nuclear site in the free world, helped America win the arms race. ": 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 304 page... View more info

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An American Heritage Guide (Historic Houses Of America)

By: Da Costa, Beverley (Editor)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, American Heritage Publishing Co.: 1971

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004534

Condition: Very Good


004534: Introduction by Marshall B. Davidson. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. LCCN# 79-149725. Copy still has original blue ribbon bookmark attached. "Each of the houses listed in this Guide represents, both literally and figuratively, a landmark in the history of American life; each stands witness to this country's heritage in some way that claims our interest; and each is open to the public all or some part of the year, as indicated. ": 5.5 x 8.75 in.: 320 pages View more info

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Wall Street People - Volume 2 (True Stories Of The Great Barons Of Finance)

By: Ellis, Charles D. / Vertin, James R.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey, John Wiley & Sons Inc: 2003

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006819

ISBN: 0471274283

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


006819: First Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. No Remainder Marks. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Revealing, captivating, and surprising stories of yesterday's legendary financial masterminds. From its inception, Wall Street has been home to a variety of fascinating heroes and villains who have left their mark-for better or for worse-in pursuit of their financial endeavors. In Volume Two of Wall Street... View more info

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American History Illustrated Magazine (March 1983 Volume XVIII 18, Number 1 Issue)

By: Faust, Patricia (Editor)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Historical Times: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 002485

Condition: Very Good


002485: "The Depression Years. " Magazine format, illustrated throughout by black/white photographs, with many stories and advertisements of the period. Major articles on "Movies of The '30s * The Technocrats * Americans in Spain's Civil War * Supermarkets * Marlene Dietrich 'The Scarlet Empress'". Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 8 x 10.75 in.: 50 pages View more info

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Norman Rockwell's America

By: Finch, Christopher

Price: $46.00

Publisher: H. N. Abrams: 1976

Store ID: 006640

ISBN: 0810904543

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


006640: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Bright Red Boards (with silver and blue lettering on front and spine) and pages are clean, unmarked (except for neat prior owner's bookplate on front flyleaf) , brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket has several well-repaired edge cuts and a small 1/4 inch edge chip. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A nostalgic collection of Norman Rockwell's scenes of twentieth century American life i... View more info

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The Great Earthquake And Firestorms Of 1906 (How San Francisco Nearly Destroyed Itself)

By: Fradkin, Philip L.

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University Of California Press: 2005

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006439

ISBN: 0520230604

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


006439: Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket has small edge cut. "The first indication of the prolonged terror that followed the 1906 earthquake occurred when a ship steaming off San Francisco's Golden Gate "seemed to jump clear out of the water. " This gripping account of the earthquake, the devastating firestorms that followed, and the city's subsequent re... View more info

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Marine Corps Tank Battles in Vietnam

By: Gilbert, Oscar E.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Casemate: 2007

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013602

ISBN: 1932033661

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


013602: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "In 1965 a platoon of large, loud, and highly visible Marine Corps tanks landed across a beach near Da Nang, drawing unwelcome attention to America’s first, almost covert, commitment of ground troops in South Vietnam. As the Marine Corps presence grew inexorably, the 1st and 3rd Tank B... View more info

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Fifties Style: Then And Now

By: Horn, Richard

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Courage Books - Running Press: 1988

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006542

ISBN: 0894716247

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


006542: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket has a short edge tear, well-repaired by archival tape. Has 200 Color and Black-and-White Photographs. "Captures the spirit of the fifties and shows how the boldly imaginative style of that decade is reappearing in the eighties. A grand salute to American design, Fifties Style compares fifties originals with fifties-influence... View more info

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The Sins Of The Father (Joseph P. Kennedy And The Dynasty He Founded)

By: Kessler, Ronald

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Warner Books: 1996

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006336

ISBN: 0446518840

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


006336: No Jacket as Issued. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Bottom edges of a few pages (around p. 254) are lightly wrinkled. "An award-winning investigative journalist draws on interviews with the Kennedy family and their intimates to trace the life and times of Joseph Kennedy, including his sexual affairs, his daughter Rosemary's illness, and his anti-Semitism. ": 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 480... View more info

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Abuse Of Power (The New Nixon Tapes)

By: Kutler, Stanley I. (Editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: The Free Press - Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003708

ISBN: 0684841274

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003708: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Editorial Review: "Among other things, Abuse of Power definitively answers the question of whether Nixon was directly involved in raising hush money (he was) and suggests a reason for the burglary attempt at the Watergate Hotel (financial documents that might have linked the Democratic Party chairman to Howard Hughes) . The tapes also reveal the vindictive and bigoted side to Nixon's personality, particul... View more info

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Inside Out (An Insider's Account Of Wall Street)

By: Levine, Dennis B. / Hoffer, William

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003068

ISBN: 039913655X

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


003068: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. First Printing (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10) . Dustjacket has a short cut at end that has been well repaired by archival tape and is price clipped. "The true, headline-making story of one of the biggest corporate and financial dramas of our time - what really happened in the insider-trading scandal that brought down Wall Street. In Inside Out, Dennis Levine speaks out for the first time, breaking the self-impose... View more info

Image for Life Magazine, May 13, 1940, Volume 8, Number 20 - Cover: Shawls Again, Ernette Mueseler

Life Magazine, May 13, 1940, Volume 8, Number 20 - Cover: Shawls Again, Ernette Mueseler

By: Luce, Henry R. (Editor)

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Life, Inc.: 1940

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011255

Condition: Very Good


011255: May 13, 1940, Volume 8, Number 20. Magazine Style Binding. Includes Color and B&W photos and illustrations. I have personally page-checked this and it is complete and all pages intact. It is enclosed in a protective mylar sleeve with stiff board backing. Original owner's mailing address on back. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Content Articles include: The War in Scandinavia (Blitzkrieg Machines Give Germans Victory Over Allies in Norway * Norway's King Haakon Runs ... View more info

Image for Life Magazine March 4, 1940 - Volume 8, Number 10 - Cover: Spring Sailor - Anita Colby

Life Magazine March 4, 1940 - Volume 8, Number 10 - Cover: Spring Sailor - Anita Colby

By: Luce, Henry R. (Editor)

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Life, Inc.: 1940

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011259

Condition: Very Good


011259: March 4, 1940 - Volume 8, Number 10. Magazine Style Binding. Includes Color and B&W photos and illustrations. I have personally page-checked this and it is complete and all pages intact. It is enclosed in a protective mylar sleeve with stiff board backing. Original owner's mailing address on back. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Content Articles include: Dewey Makes Triumphal Tour Through the West * Soccer Goalie Bites the Dust in Buenos Aires Championship * British ... View more info

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Life Magazine February 11, 1946 - Volume 20, Number 6 - Cover: Lincoln Memorial

By: Luce, Henry R. (Editor)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Life, Inc.: 1946

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011260

Condition: Very Good


011260: February 11, 1946 - Volume 20, Number 6. Magazine Style Binding. Includes Color and B&W photos and illustrations. I have personally page-checked this and it is complete and all pages intact. It is enclosed in a protective mylar sleeve with stiff board backing. Original owner's mailing address on back. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Content Articles include: Japanese Come Home from Lost Empire - Photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt * Mr. Churchill Goes to the Races at ... View more info

Image for Life Magazine January 14, 1946 - Volume 20, Number 2 - Cover: Southern Resort Fashions

Life Magazine January 14, 1946 - Volume 20, Number 2 - Cover: Southern Resort Fashions

By: Luce, Henry R. (Editor)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Life, Inc.: 1946

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011261

Condition: Very Good


011261: January 14, 1946 - Volume 20, Number 2. Magazine Style Binding. Includes Color and B&W photos and illustrations. I have personally page-checked this and it is complete and all pages intact. It is enclosed in a protective mylar sleeve with stiff board backing. Original owner's mailing address on back. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Content Articles include: Canada Mines Uranium in Arctic * Editorial: Should the Army and Navy Be Merged? * Patton's Dog Waits to Come Ho... View more info

Image for Life Magazine February 10, 1941 - Volume 10, Number 6 - Cover: New British Ambassador

Life Magazine February 10, 1941 - Volume 10, Number 6 - Cover: New British Ambassador

By: Luce, Henry R. (Editor)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Life, Inc.: 1941

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011262

Condition: Very Good


011262: February 10, 1941 - Volume 10, Number 6. Magazine Style Binding. Includes Color and B&W photos and illustrations. I have personally page-checked this and it is complete and all pages intact. It is enclosed in a protective mylar sleeve with stiff board backing. Original owner's mailing address on back. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Content Articles include: Mussolini Takes a Bad Licking in Africa * American Bombers Take Off for Britain from Newfoundland Base * Hears... View more info