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The Heterodoxy Handbook: How to Survive the PC Campus

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Washington, DC, U.S.A., Regnery Publishing: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 33505024


0895267314 Essays and observations on the folly of political correctness. Wake up, America! View more info

Trails: Toward a New Western History

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Lawrence, KS, U.S.A., University Press of Kansas: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 33508804


0700605010 295 pages including index. Offers a more balanced view of the western past. Includes failure as well as success; defeat as well as victory; sympathy, grace, villainy, and despair as well as danger, courage, and heroism; women as well as men; varied ethnic groups and the differing perspectives as well as white Anglo-Saxon Protestants; an environment that is limiting, interactive, and sometimes ruined as well as mastered and made to bloom... Helps us consider ... View more info

Wasatch Silhouette

By: N/A

Price: $54.95

Publisher: USA, 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83201384


0918457076 Circa 1990. Unpaginated. Gorgeous colour photography throughout. Book as new but for small stains in each lower corner of blue cloth front board. Splendid copy. View more info

Small Worlds: Children and Adolescents in America, 1850-1950

By: N/A

Price: $44.95

Publisher: USA, Univ Pr of Kansas: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 73303494


0700605118 403 pages including notes, index and black and white illustrations. Portrays the children of America's past as historical actors in their own right. Clean and bright with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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The Militia Movement (At Issue)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Greenhaven Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 733A5298


1565105427 96 pages. Index. "Debates the goals and actions of militias and examines whether these groups constitute a danger to America." - from Introduction. Usual library markings. Clean and bright with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Remembering Jordanos: Santa Barbara 1888-1988

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Kieran: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 335A5784


0963501844 276 pages. Index. Over 300 black and white illustrations, including many of early Santa Barbara. "The story of the local family, and the employees and friends who were part of the largest and oldest family-owned retail business in Santa Barbara... As seen through the eyes of faithful employees, the book chronicles events and personalities through 100 years of the history of the family and their company... Provides a fascinating look at how immigrant fa... View more info

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So Much to Be Done: Women Settlers on the Mining and Ranching Frontier (Women in the West)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, University of Nebraska Press: 1990

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 866A9981


0803231342 325 pages. Bibliography. "The best collection of its kind I know." - Lillian Schlissel, author of Woman's Diaries of the Overland Trail. Usual library markings. Moderate wear. Sound copy. View more info

Image for Bad Habits: Drinking, Smoking, Taking Drugs, Gambling, Sexual Misbehavior and Swearing in American History (The American Social Experience)

Bad Habits: Drinking, Smoking, Taking Drugs, Gambling, Sexual Misbehavior and Swearing in American History (The American Social Experience)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., NYU Press: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 116C5294


081471224X 385 pages. Index. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Tight and square. A nice copy. View more info

Image for American Service Stations: 1935 Through 1943 Photo Archive (Photo Archives)

American Service Stations: 1935 Through 1943 Photo Archive (Photo Archives)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Enthusiast Books: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 116C8929


1882256271 141 pages. Bibliography. Marvelous black and white photos throughout. "From Mom and Pop groceries with their single pump to metropolitan full-service show places, relive the era when uniformed attendants pumped gas, washed windows, and checked the battery, oil and tires; and stations resembled everything from Greek temples to lighthouses... Presents a nostalgic look at gasoline and service stations of the period, through photographs specially selected f... View more info

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Like As of Fire

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Middle Atlantic Regional Pr: 1997

Edition: Revised Reprint

Seller ID: 618C6779


1877971103 68 pages. 17" x 11". Index. Reprint of The Apostolic Faith (1906 - 08) which was originally printed in Los Angeles and edited by William J. Seymour. Unmarked. Average wear. View more info

Image for 30 Years Later the Shore Line: Evanston - Waukegan, 1896 - 1955, A photographic rememberance of the Shore Line of the Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad

30 Years Later the Shore Line: Evanston - Waukegan, 1896 - 1955, A photographic rememberance of the Shore Line of the Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Central Electric Railfans Assn: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 533G0093


0915348004 32 pages. "A photographic remembrance of the Shore Line of the Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad." - from title page. Loaded with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. View more info

The Plaza: Kansas City's World-Famous Shopping District

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Harrow Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83201497


0916455041 137 pages. Here, where prehistoric mastadons once roamed, shoppers stroll in a sophisticated environment that has managed to maintain its warm, hospitable Midwestern personality. Indeed, the whole of Kansas City has taken the Plaza to its heart. Includes many archival black and white photos plus many contemporary colour photographs. Faint wear. Clean and unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

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Remembering the Future: The New York World's Fair from 1939 to 1964

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Rizzoli: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 733A5706


0847811220 208 pages. Notes, Bibliography, Index. Abundantly illustrated, primarily in black and white. Usual library markings. First leaf removed. Surprisingly light wear. Tight and square. Still a nice clean copy. View more info

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Herald Tribune Home Institute Cook Book; Completely Revised Edition of America's Cook Book

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1947

Edition: New and Revised Edition

Seller ID: 758H0519


B00A1DXLKM 1006 pages plus ads. Index. Color-photo-illustrated endpapers. Occasional reproductions of black and white photos in text. Above-average but not excessive wear to black washable boards. Both hinges open. Unmarked. A worthy vintage copy of this treasured cookbook. View more info

Image for Artists of the Rockies and the Golden West Magazine: Summer 1981

Artists of the Rockies and the Golden West Magazine: Summer 1981

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Artists of the Rockies and the Golden West Magazine: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H0856


B01A60P5BC 120 pages. Features: Harold Von Schmidt; Nicolai Fechin (1881-1955); Frederic Remington Exhibition - Denver; Stanley Bleifeld; Melvin Warren; The Cowboy Exhibition - San Diego; John Meigs; CAA Trail Ride and Dedication; Vel Miller; and more. Somewhat above-average wear. Unmarked. Tape repair to top of spine. A worthy reference copy. View more info

Image for Current Affairs, Number 52: Transatlantic Soundings, September (Sept.) 25th, 1943

Current Affairs, Number 52: Transatlantic Soundings, September (Sept.) 25th, 1943

By: (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs; Agar, Herbert

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs / Government of Canada: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 665H0412


16 pages. "Not to be Published - the information given in this publication is not to be communicated, either directly, to the Press or to any person not holding an official position in His Majesty's Forces." - from front cover. Reprinted in Canada, October, 1943. Contents:Talking of Americans; America Thinks Again; Is America United?; The American Way in Wartime; The Question We're Always Asking; How Can We Reach Each Other?; Index to issues 27-52 of this publi... View more info

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19th Century American Carriages: Their Manufacture, Decoration and Use

By: , Museums of Stony Brook

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, The Museums at Stony Brook: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 524C7313


0943924103 174 pages. Reference notes. Profusely illustrated with wonderful archival black and white reproductions. Contents: The effect of industrialization on the process of manufacturing carriages; The Aesthetics of carriages in nineteenth century America; The Horse-drawn vehicle in selected counties of New York State; Horse-drawn transportation in Long Island, 1800-1900; The relationship between horses and carriages. Somewhat above-average wear. Usual library ma... View more info

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The Story of Buck Knives - A Family Business

By: Ables, Tom

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, Buck Knives Inc.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 544G1870


120 pages. Index. Many photos in color and black and white. "The story of Buck knives carries the flavor of classic Americana, and this book attempts to capture the true feeling of this unique family busienss... Whether you're a knife nut or not, you'll find this a heartwarming story of a family that is proud of its roots, and remains dedicated to the same basic precepts that Hoyt Buck so clearly laid out many years ago... And you'll also discover the true meaning... View more info

Image for The New York Times Magazine, December 15, 1963 - When a Negro is on Trial in the South

The New York Times Magazine, December 15, 1963 - When a Negro is on Trial in the South

By: Acheson, Dean; Hunter, Marjorie; Morris, Richard B.; Graubard, Stephen R.; Galphin, Bruce M.; Willig, John M.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G4089


80 pages. Features:. Withdrawal from Europe "An Illustion" - we must have close co-operation with West Germany; Lest Us Reason Together - photo feature on LBJ; Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson (Lady Bird) - article with photo about the public servant without pay; The Muddled Problem of Presidential Succession - which was brought home by the death of JFK; After Five Years, de Gaulle Still Towers; The average height of Americans is increasing; A Master Builder at 75 - phot... View more info

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Logging Railroads of the West

By: Adams, A. Kramer

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 733C7035


160 pages. Index. Glossary. Profusely illustrated with magnificent archival black and white photographic plates. "A pictorial history of the logging railways of the western woods. An epic portrait of men and machines now vanishing from the west." - subtitle. An invaluable and awe-inspiring record of the days of yore. Book clean, bright and unmarked. Moderate wear and spine sunning to dust jacket. A quality copy. View more info