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Sin In The Second City (Madams, Ministers, Playboys, And The Battle For America's Soul)

By: Abbott, Karen

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 2007

Edition: First Edition: Fourth Printing

Store ID: 007273

ISBN: 1400065305

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


007273: 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. "Step into the perfumed parlors of the Everleigh Club, the most famous brothel in American history–and the catalyst for a culture war that rocked the nation. With a cast of characters that includes Jack Johnson, John Barrymore, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., William Howard Taft, “Hinky Dink” Ken... View more info

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The De-Valuing Of America (The Fight For Our Culture And Our Children)

By: Bennett, William J.

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Summit Books: 1992

Edition: Fifth Printing

Store ID: 001788

ISBN: 0671683055

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


001788: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Review: "This is a predictable memoir of Bennett's trials and tribulations as chairperson of the National Endowment for the Humanities, secretary of the Department of Education, and directorate ("Drug Czar") of the National Drug Control Policy. The interest here is not specifically with the substance of what he said and wrote (copiously available elsewhere) but how he a... View more info

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The World Of The American Indian

By: Billard, Jules B. (Editor)

Price: $30.50

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1974

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003408

ISBN: 0870441515

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


003408: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Binding is a yellow, black, white and orage patterned cloth, with black and gilt spine. "448 Illustrations, 362 in full color. Vivid account of the American Indian's beliefs, customs, crafts, and accomplishments. Discover details about nearly 600 tribes of the United States and "Canada. " Chapters include: I Am Alive (by N Scott Momaday) * Across an Arctic Bridge (by Jesse D. Jennings) * Nomads of... View more info

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North American Indian Mythology

By: Burland, Cottie

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, England, Paul Hamlyn, Hamlyn Publishing Group: 1973

Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 002173

ISBN: 0600023680

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


002173: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Illustrated front and back endpapers. 24 pages in colour. Over 100 illustrations in black & white. Fully Indexed. Boards are red cloth with black embossed image on cover and spine lettering. "Indian mythology offers evidence of all the stages of prehistoric belief obliterated in the Old World in the growth of civilization. When the white man penetrated North America he rediscov... View more info

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Russian Souvenirs

By: Chereiskaya, Maria (Compiler)

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Leningrad, Russia, Aurora Art Publishers: 1978

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003760

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


003760: No Jacket as Issued. "Decorative and applied folk art, which is an inalienable part of Soviet Socialist culture, exerts an active influence on the shaping of the people's artistic tastes, enriches professional art and the possibilities of industrial design ... High artistic merits distinguish lacquer miniatures, enamel and lace items, bone- and stone-carvings, ceramics and other wares produced at renowned art centres which keep alive time-honoured creative p... View more info

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US Army In The Plains Indian Wars 1865-91 (Battle Orders)

By: Chun, Clayton

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Oxford, England, Osprey Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006011

ISBN: 1841765848

Condition: Fine


006011: "The Plains Indian War was one of the most controversial conflicts in American military history, as the US Army faced a tough opponent that challenged it for decades following the end of the Civil War. The Army leadership endured a severe lack of resources, political constraints, an indifferent public, tough environmental conditions, and other problems of the frontier. Army officers and men had to adapt to these constraints, and this period also proved to be ... View more info

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Princeton Readings In Political Thought (Essential Texts Since Plato)

By: Cohen, Mitchell (Editor) / Fermon, Nicole (Editor)

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1996

Edition: Fourth Printing

Store ID: 004831

ISBN: 0691036896

Condition: Very Good


004831: Corner edges of front cover are slightly creased and spine is creased from reading. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "One of the most engaging and up-to-date samplers of the standard works of Western political thinking from antiquity through modern times. Organized chronologically, from Thucydides to Foucault, the book brings together forty-four selections of enduring intellectual value--key articles, book excerpts, essays, and speeches--that have shaped our under... View more info

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Campaign That Won America (The Story of Yorktown)

By: Davis, Burke

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Eastern Acorn Press: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Store ID: 007265

ISBN: 0915992019

Condition: Fine


007265: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. LCCN# 76-103429. "With all the vitality and suspense of good fiction, the dramatic story of the campaign that ended America's fight for independence is fully told here for the first time - based upon hundreds of eye-witness accounts recorded in diaries, letters, journals, memoirs and official records. The narrative is richly detailed, alive with viv... View more info

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The Encyclopedia Of World Theater (With 420 Illustrations And An Index Of Play Titles)

By: Esslin, Martin (Editor & Introduction By)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1977

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006632

ISBN: 068414834X

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


006632: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Has complete number line, indicating First Printing (1 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 I/C 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2) . Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket is complete but slightly rippled. Contains 2000 Entries, 420 Illustrations, Index of 5000 Play Titles. Book is based upon Friedrichs Theaterlexikon by Karl Groning and Wern... View more info

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Duh! The Stupid History Of The Human Race

By: Fenster, Bob

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Barnes & Noble - Andrews McMeel Publishing: 2003

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003231

ISBN: 0760750521

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003231: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "A hilarious collection of the stupid things that people do. Part I: The Stupid Chronicles; Part 2: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Stupidity but Were Too Smart to Ask; Part 3: How to Destupify. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.25 x 7.25 in.: 276 pages View more info

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The Jews Of Germany (A Historical Portrait)

By: Gay, Ruth

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004454

ISBN: 0300051557

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


004454: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Introduction by Peter Gay. "This unique book provides a panoramic overview of the 1500-year history of the Jews in Germany. Through texts, pictures, and contemporary accounts, it follows the German Jews from their first settlements on the Rhine in the fourth century to the destruction of the community in World War II. Using both voices and images of the past, the book reveals h... View more info

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Before Columbus: Links Between The Old World And Ancient America

By: Gordon, Cyrus B.

Price: $59.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publisher, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 011293

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


011293: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has several repaired edge cuts. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. LCCN# 74-127500. "A revolutionary treatise by one of the world's most eminent scholars, BEFORE COLUMBUS provides startling new evidence linking ancient Mesoamerica with the civilizations of Europe, Africa, and Asia. Thoroughly documented, the... View more info

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Speech, Crime, And The Uses Of Language

By: Greenawalt, Kent

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006438

ISBN: 0195057996

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


006438: Printing Number Line (9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Top edge of dustjacket has small stain on inside. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "In this book Greenawalt explores the three-way relationship between the idea of freedom of speech, the law of crimes, and the many uses of language. He begins by considering free speech as a political principle, and after a thorough and incisive analysis of the justifications commonly ... View more info

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The Timetables Of History (A Horizontal Linkage Of People And Events)

By: Grun, Bernard (Author) / Boorstin, Daniel J. (Foreword By)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Simon and Schuster: 1982

Edition: Revised Edition: Fifth Printing

Store ID: 004409

ISBN: 0671249878

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


004409: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Content pages are unpaginated, but believe it has 676 pages. "Based on Werner Stein's Kulturfahrplan." Foreword by Daniel J. Boorstin. "Who Did What Concurrently Through The Ages Of Man In: History and Politics * Literature & The Theater * Religion and Philosophy * Visual Arts * Music * Science and Technology *Daily Life." Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 8.5 x 11 in.: 676 pages View more info

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For All Mankind

By: Hurt, Harry (Author) / Reinert, Al (Interviews By)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Morgan Entrekin Book - Atlantic Monthly Press: 1988

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003900

ISBN: 0871131706

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


003900: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Stated First Printing. Dustjacket has some very small cuts along edges and has a small dent/hole in the front which has also slightly dented a small area in the front board. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "From 1968 to 1972 twenty-four astronauts went to the moon. For the first time, men set foot on another world. Here, in the words of the men who went the... View more info

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The Childhood of Ji-Shib, the Ojibwa : And Sixty-Four Pen Sketches

By: Jenks, Albert Ernest

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin, American Thesherman: 1900

Edition: Second Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013675

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


013675: First Edition was published November 5, 1900; this is the Second Edition, published November 30, 1900. This was in a library, so it does have a location marking on the spine bottom and it looks like something was removed from the inside of the back board, but no marks or writing is seen on the pages. Boards are lightly worn. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Members of the... View more info

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Reference Encyclopedia Of The American Indian, 11th Edition

By: Klein, Barry T.

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Millwood, New York, Todd Publications: 2004

Edition: Eleventh Edition

Store ID: 005426

ISBN: 0915344777

Condition: Very Good


005426: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Copy's covers and pages are bright, clean, tightly bound and sharp cornered. It does have Library stamp inside, label on spine, some dark marks on covers under plastic covering and title page has been neatly removed. Editorial Review by From Library Journal: "Klein's editions of the Reference Encyclopedia have been the major source for listings of information on American Indian and Alaska Native groups for more than a decade. The f... View more info

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American Slavery 1619-1877

By: Kolchin, Peter

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Hill & Wang Pub: 1993

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005125

ISBN: 080902568X

Condition: Good in Good Dust Jacket


005125: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are tightly bound, sharp cornered, but inside of jacket is stained black from book cloth binding apparently having become damp and bled onto jacket, also slightly wrinkling bottom edge of jacket. No tears or cuts. "A concise, engaging overview of American slavery from the beginning of the colonial era to emancipation and its aftermath. Kolchin takes a broad geographical perspective, putti... View more info

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Comparative Politics (A Policy Approach)

By: Kryzanek, Michael J.

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Westview Press - Perseus Books Group: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006531

ISBN: 0813341027

Condition: Fine with no Dust Jacket


006531: Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A unique text in that it integrates a comprehensive study of eight nations with critical policy issues facing those nations. The individual chapters on the United States, the United Kingdom, the Russian Federation, Japan, China, Mexico, South Africa and Iraq provide a wide-ranging examination of nations that are representative of the diversity in decision-making frameworks and politica... View more info

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The Concise History Of Costume And Fashion

By: Laver, James

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1960

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006581

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


006581: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Book is undated, but believe published in 1960 based upon content. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards are Dark Red with Bright Gilt Lettering on Spine. Contains 315 Illustrations, including 58 in Full Color. Book has the usual library markings on edge page and inside book, indicating it is Ex-Library. Covers and content pages are clean, tight and appear to have no markings other than Library's. "Presents ... View more info

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Americas Lost (1492-1713 The First Encounter)

By: Levine, Daniel (Editor) / Levi-Strauss, Claude (Foreword By)

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Bordas: 1992

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003583

ISBN: 2040144994

Condition: Fine


003583: Translated by John Fergusson and Michael Barry. "This book recreates the lives of the Native American societies at the time of the first confrontation - before they were irrevocably destroyed: from the Tainos of the Caribbean to the Iroquois of the northern woodlands, from the Illinois on the edge of the Great Plains to the Tupinambas of Brazil, and of course the mighty Aztecs of Mexico and Incas of Peru. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : Photographs: 9 x 1... View more info

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The Ages Of Mathematics Volume Two (Mathematics East And West)

By: Linn, Charles F.

Price: $126.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 005956

ISBN: 0385112165

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


005956: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Stated First Edition. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Copy is NOT ex-library; but rather a beautiful Very Good to Near Fine condition volume, with a Very Good dustjacket, which is lightly worn along the edges. "The Ages Of Mathematics is a nonmathematical survey in four volumes which deals with the history of mathematics from its simplest beginnings to its modern complexities. Written in a lively, conversatio... View more info

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Race And Ethnic Relations (American And Global Perspectives)

By: Marger, Martin N.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Belmont, California, Thomson - Wadsworth: 2002

Edition: Sixth Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006441

ISBN: 0534536867

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


006441: No Jacket as Issued. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 03 02) . "This is the only race and ethnic relations text available that combines international materials with the traditional material that focuses on American racial and ethnic issues. This text offers instructors an opportunity to introduce comparative content in their courses while not sacrificing an American focus. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 652 pages View more info

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Dances And Stories Of The American Indian

By: Mason, Bernard S.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Ronald Press Company: 1944

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004220

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


004220: Title page and following page have been well repaired and reattached previously. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "The purpose of this book is to preserve the dances of the American Indian, but to preserve them in action, not merely in printed word ... To preserve them as dances that we ourselves may use and enjoy. It presents the dances in such manner that they can be re-enacted for stage or campfire entertainme... View more info

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History Of Aviation

By: Munson, John W. R. Taylor / Kenneth

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publishers: 1975

Store ID: 003807

ISBN: 0706402413

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


003807: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Lower corner of front board is bumped, top of front flyleaf is clipped and back of dustjacket is wrinkled. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "The Full Story Of Flight * 1500 Illustrations * Color Throughout. There have been many histories of human flight, but never one like this. An unrivaled team of international writers, photographers an... View more info