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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

ISBN: 0700605010

Condition: Very Good


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 the old and familiar in new ways. Highlighting in chapter eight, else unmarked. Very light wear. View more info

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Mein Kampf extended edition

By: Adolf Hitler

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 868C5736

ISBN: 0395083621

Condition: Good


0395083621 694 pages including index. "A self-revelation of such overwhelming frankness that few among its readers had the courage to believe it." - from Introduction by Konrad Heiden. Minimal light pencil markings to contents. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

David Livingstone: The Missionary Who "Discovered" Africa 1813-1873 (Heroes of Faith and Courage)

By: Alex, Ben

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Victor Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45304788

ISBN: 1564764745

Condition: Very Good


1564764745 43 pages. Nicely illustrated juvenile literature. "An adventure that will inspire young and old alike: Livingstone's determination to reach his goal, his humility and love for the African people and his storng faith in God." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

Hudson Taylor: The Missionary Who Won a Nation by Prayer (Heroes of Faith and Courage)

By: Alex, Marlee; Alex, Ben

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Victor Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45304789

ISBN: 1564764761

Condition: Fine


1564764761 51 pages. Hudson arrived in China with an impossible task... yet he won the world's greatest nation through prayer. Juvenile literature. Clean, bright and unmarked with minimal wear. Lovely copy. View more info

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The Wide World Magazine, February (Feb.) 1918 - The Arrest and Imprisonment of Ashmead Bartlett and Richard Harding Davis / Doctoring War Dogs

By: Ashmead-Bartlett, E.; Jacobson, J.G.; Butler, F.H.; Lees, G.F.; Lindsay, L.; Mason, W.; Priestley, W.E.; Arnoult, P.C.;

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G4349

Condition: Good


Pages 265-352 plus 24 pages of great vintage ads. Features: My Adventures in the World War - a startling and thrilling contribution upon the great conflict by E. Ashmead-Bartlett; The Vengeance of the "Stroapers' - exploring for gold in Guiana leads to adventure and death; In the Land of the Lapps - great photo-illustrated narrative of Frank Butler's travels throughout Lapland; The Secret Press of Belgium - how 'La Libre Belgique' had the courage to tell the Belgian people the truth and counteract the evil influence of their brutalizers; Trooping Cattle in Paraguay - taking 1,000 cattle f... View more info

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Bridging the Years 1879-1967: A Collection of Community Histories Compiled By Arrow River and Miniota, Manitoba Citizens, Past and Present

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Manitoba, Book Committee: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 529A7191

Condition: Fair


515 pages. Fold-out maps. Black and white illustrations. "Pays tribute to our ancestors who conquered what must have seemed insurmountable difficulties, and whose records show such a high degree of courage and initiative; also to the men and women who have carried on since then to help build the pleasant, modern communities which we enjoy today." - from Prologue. Prior owner names upon front free endpaper. Average wear. Binding loose but holding. Hackett (2) 954. View more info

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With the First Canadian Contingent

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Toronto/London, The Canadian Field Comforts Commission/Hodder & Stoughton/The Musson Book Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A4725

Condition: Fair


119 pages. "Intended as a slight record of the 1st Canadian Contingent who endured the hard winter at Salisbury with such courage, cheerfulness and patience, and who fought so gallantly and determinedly at Ypres." - from introduction. Tissue-protected black and white frontisplate of H.R.H. The Duke of Connaught on horseback. Many other interresting black and white plates. Prior owner's initials and some ink scribbling upon front free endpaper. Above-average external wear. Binding somewhat tender. A worthy copy. View more info

They Knew Too Much About Flying Saucers

By: Barker, Gray

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Tower: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51606383

Condition: Fair


190 pages. Book is warped and worn with pages yellowed but everything is still holding together. One by one, the leading figures among flying saucer researchers, who have challenged the government denial that saucers come from outerspace, have been silenced. The first and only account of the effort to silence those who once had the courage to speak out. Provides new evidence and astounding new theories which may help to explain the great flying saucer mystery! View more info

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The world's greatest military spies and secret service agents,

By: Barton, George

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Boston, Page Co: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 643H3070

ISBN: B00085UH78

Condition: Good


B00085UH78 xi, [5], 322 pages. Complete with sixteen black and white plates of notable personages. First printing. Relates "the big exploits of those who faced great personal danger and risked their lives for the sake of flag and country. Each story is complete in itself, and yet forms a chain of narratives which illustrates the startling and unexpected manner in which battles have been lost and won through the shrewdness and the courage of military spies at various times in different countries of the world." - Introduction. Tissue-protected frontispiece. Dedicated to William J. ... View more info

Hidden Structure

By: Barton, John

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Ekstasis Editions: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35800252

ISBN: 0969128959

Condition: Very Good


0969128959 40 pages. "Poetry investigating the theme of dual sexuality with both sensitivity and courage, and relates it to the even larger themes of the nature of individual human identity... In its combination of the confessional and the philosophical, and in its fusion of the meditative and narrative modes, this book is a step forward in author's poetry and therefore a step forward for poetry in Canada." - Robin Skelton. Very light wear. Unmarked. Nice copy. View more info

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The Dearborn Independent - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, September (Sept.) 4, 1926 - The Poor Indian Has Few Rights

By: Benson, Alllan L.; Beckman, James W.; McConnell, Burt M.; Clark Marian Bruce; Adams, Randolph G.; Kelsey, Easton T.; Whiting, May B.; Masson, Thomas L.; Roof, Katherine Metcalf

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dearborn, Michigan, The Dearborn Publishing Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4921

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: The Senator Nobody Knows - William E. Borah will not play politics; Our Soldiers and Reform of Court-Martial System - Ex-Noncommissioned Officer says that in the World War American Soldiers were tried by Court-Martial System of George III; Heroes of the Air Mail - they carry on every day of the year, through rain or fog, over mountains and treacherous valleys; Lo! The Poor Indian, A Citizen Who Has Few Rights; Did High Freight Rates Occasion the Discovery of America?; Henry Ford's Page - America is a challenge to other nations to put their social foundations at the bottom... View more info

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The Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath

By: Bernanke, Ben S.

Price: $295.00

Publisher: USA, Norton: 2015

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 324H0885

ISBN: 039324721X

Condition: Fine


039324721X Signed by Ben Bernanke upon half-title page. 610 pages. Selected Bibliography. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "Recounts and explains the worst financial crisis and economic slump in America since the Great Depression, providing an insider's account of the policy response." - from dust jacket. Very light wear. Clean, bright, and unmarked. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A high-quality copy. View more info

Courage at sea (Canada's military heritage)

By: Bishop, William Arthur

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16100860

ISBN: 0075516403

Condition: Fine


0075516403 191 pages including index. The concluding volume of Canada's Military Heritage trilogy compiled by Arthur Bishop. This work brings to life Canada's war heroes at sea through two World Wars as well as the Royal Canadian Navy's role in Korea. Includes black and white illustrations. Minimal wear. Clean and unmarked but for small faint pencil erasure upon front endpaper. Excellent copy. View more info

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Killing Hope: U. S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II

By: Blum, William

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Monroe, Maine, U.S.A., Common Courage Pr: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 649A9814

ISBN: 1567510523

Condition: Good


1567510523 457 pages. Index. "From China in the 1940s to Guatemala today, the author provides the most comprehensive study of the ongoing American holocaust." - from back cover. "Far and away the best book on the topic." - Noam Chomsky. Average wear. Unmarked. Sound copy. View more info

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The Illustrated London News, July 4, 1942 - Huge Military Convoy Reaches India / Destruction in London and Malta

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2686

Condition: Good


28 pages plus advertorial covers. Extensive WWII coverage including: Karsh cover photo of Churchill and Mackenzie King; Five photos of "Huge Military Convoy Reaching India Without Losing a Ship or Man - Disembarkation Scenes"; Two-page illustration of "The Relative Size, Velocity and Weight of Shell Used in the Latest North African Battles - General Grant Tanks, The Mark IV, and the German 88-m.m. anti-tank gun"; Ten Photos of devastation in Malta, "The Heroic Island, continuously battered from the air, unfailing courage of the most bombed place in the world"; Article ... View more info

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Sixtyfive Roses: A Sister's Memoir

By: Cariou, Heather Summerhayes

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Mcarthur & Company: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111C8428

ISBN: 1552786110

Condition: Very Good


1552786110 436 pages. "This beautifully written memoir offers a compassionate yet unflinching eyewitness account of the hope, pain, and courage of a family in crisis as it falls apart and puts itself together again and again, to emerge stronger and more loving." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. View more info

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Beyond Courage: The Canadians at the Second Battle of Ypres

By: Cassar, George H.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Oberon Pr: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3572

ISBN: 0887506003

Condition: Fair


0887506003 218 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Maps. Portraits. "It was at the Second Battle of Ypres in April of 1916 that the Canadians first made themselves felt on the international stage. It was here that the German Army first used poison gas on the Western Front, and it was here that the Canadians stood their ground when others fled. The first full-dress account of this decisive battle." - dust jacket. Former library copy with usual markings and wear. Binding intact. Dust jacket preserved in new archival-grade Brodart. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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The Illustrated London News, February (Feb.) 17, 1934: Paris Riots

By: Chesterton, G.K.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1006

Condition: Good


Pages 225-264. Features: Cover photos of dramatic Paris rioting and street-fighting; Twelve dramatic photos of Paris street-fighting and its aftermath; Photo of the French "National" cabinet; Photo of Monte Carlo were gold sovereigns and dollars are now used instead of counters on a gaming table; Great photo of M. Martenot and his very early version of an electronic piano; Two photos of the first Munich carnival procession under Nazi hospices Two pages of photos entitled Government "Coup D'?tat"in Austria - military action against the socialist in Vienna and Linz; Lovely photo ... View more info

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The House *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: Churchill, Ingrid

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 816A2752

ISBN: 0968780601

Condition: Very Good


0968780601 344 pages. The fictional account of a family of homesteaders in the Land of the Mighty Peace. "... about the strength and courage required to survive that land but mostly it is about a sense of place, the homes we all lived in and the lives we've left behind." - from back cover. Author was born in the Peace River Country in 1917. She has signed and inscribed this copy upon the first blank page, otherwise the book is unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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The Saturday Evening Post, March 9, 1957 - Victor Borge / Inside Defiant Poland / Don Newcombe

By: Clad, Noel; Lamson, Ruth; Hawskins, John and Ward; Kelly, Pat; Walsh, Thomas; Hottelet, Richart; Tyler, Poyntz; Mannix, Daniel; Newcombe, Don; Mitchell, Mary; Borge, Victor; MacKaye, Milton; Case, Robert

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The Curtis Publishing Company: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 357G2396

Condition: Good


116 pages. Fiction: Dynamic Woman; Never Trust a Blonde; Too Young to Marry; The Peaceful Rebellion; The Golden Shadow (part 2 of 4); Murder on Order. Articles: Inside Defiant Poland - the astounding change in the ways of Communism under Wladyslaw Gomulka; The Happy Fugitives from Flatbush - American Safety Razor moves from Brooklyn to Staunton, Virginia - article with photos; Living Mysteries of the Deep - color fish photos; I'm No Quitter - Dodger Pitcher Don Newcombe on how it feels to have your courage questioned when you fail in the World Series; Children Are Smarter Than You Think - in... View more info