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There are 117 books in this catalogue.
Betts, Robert B.:  ALONG THE RAMPARTS OF THE TETONS: THE SAGA OF JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING
Book Number: 2865
Boulder: Colorado Associated Universi, 1978 Illustrated wrappers. Several color plates, maps, historical photographs, xviii, 249 pp, large 8vo, Very good.
Keywords: Jackson Hole, John colter, fur trade, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park, Jim Bridger
Price: $12.00


Curry, Richard O. (Editor):  THE ABOLITIONISTS Reformers or Fanatics?
Book Number: 3194
NY et al/Holt, Rinehart and Winston, January 1965 ; 8vo,122pp, no d/w. suggestions for additional reading, red cloth, bookplate from Fisher Library. Study of the abolitionists/abolitionism in American history. series of essays by various authors.
Keywords: american history slavery abolitionists emancipation anti-slavery american culture american problem studies
Price: $12.00


(Hakluyt, Richard) ed. Quinn, David and Alison.:  Virginia Voyages from Hakluyt
Book Number: 3611
Oxford University Press 1973. Cloth. Lge 8to. 195pp. B&w illust. Fold out map of Raliegh's Virginia 1585-1590. Very good condition with small owners stamp on fly. Very good dustwrapper.
Keywords: united states america virginia raliegh hakluyt north carolina
Price: $12.00


Katcher, Leo:  The Big Bankroll
Book Number: 3912
 Gollancz. London. 1959. 1st edition. Hardcover. Red cloth. Gilt lettering. 8to. 369pp. Index. A very good copy in yellow d/w. d/w has some small tears. Rare.
Keywords: big bankroll arnold rothstein new york hote shot dead
Price: $15.00


Breihan, Carl W.:  The Complete and Authentic Life of Jesse James
Book Number: 3954
Frederick Fell, Inc. New York 1953. Ist ed. Hardcover. 8to. 235pp. Index. 8pp b/w plates at front. Good/good d/w.
Keywords: united states history jesse james
Price: $12.00


Morris, Willie:  The Ghosts of Medgar Evers. A Tale of Race, Murder, Mississippi & Hollywood.
Book Number: 4666
New York, Random House, 1998. First edition. large 8vo. Hardcover. 288pp. Index. Very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: true crime murder race mississippi hollywood Ghosts of Medgar Evers.
Price: $15.00


Hollander, A.N. den & Skard, Sigmund (eds):  American Civilisation An introduction
Book Number: 4777
Longmans, London 1968 large 8vo. 523pp. + b/w plates. Index. Very good, light foxing to endpapers, minor edge wear. / very good, lightly chipped d/w.
Keywords: america history usa united states of political social economic structure
Price: $15.00


Powell, Colin:  My American Journey
Book Number: 4982
New York, NY Random House, Inc. 1995. large 8vo. Hardcover. 643pp. + b/w plates. Index. Very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: america usa united states politics history biography military army korea reagan desert storm panama
Price: $12.00


Poway Historical Society:  Poway a Pictorial History
Book Number: 5146
Poway Historical Society. 1995 4to. stapled wraps. 56pp. b/w photo. very good.
Keywords: united states of america local history san diego county california
Price: $15.00


Contosta, David R:  Henry Adams : and the American Experiment
Book Number: 5386
Boston: Little, Brown and Co. 1980 1st Printing 8vo. hardcover. 159pp. index. very good. / very good, lightly chipped d/w.
Keywords: united states of america history
Price: $12.00


Duke Cigarettes:  The Heroes of the Civil War.
Book Number: 6481
W. Duke Sons & Co, N.D. (1889-1890s?) Oblong 8vo. stapled wraps, cloth spine. 60pp. , Summaries of 49 Generals ans one Admiral from the Civil War printed two per leaf, each includes colour illus. + 4 full page colour illustrations. Good condition, front cover has been repaired with paper glued to inside front edge, back cover same on all edges. front top corner chipped, repaired, four chips on rear cover repaired. Scarce.
Keywords: american civil war heroes general u.s.grant lee hancock johnston sherman longstreet logan forrest mcgleffan brag sheridan jackson mcdowell johnston burnside beauregard don carlos bueff hardee jarragut semmes breckinridge howard morgan sedgwick stuart
Price: $95.00


Patton, Phil.:  Made in USA: The Secret History of the Things That Made America.
Book Number: 6626
New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1992. First edition 8vo. hardcover. 403pp. index. b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: american united states of usa objects production inventions inventors
Price: $15.00


Buchanan, Lamont:  A Pictorial History Of The Confederacy
Book Number: 20113
New York. bonanza books. 4to. hardcover. 288pp. index. b/w illus. very good. / good, chipped d/w.
Keywords: united states of america history confederacy war military
Price: $12.00


Kellerman, Barbara:  All The President's Kin
Book Number: 20494
London: Robson, 1982 8vo. hardcover. 288pp. index. + b/w plates. very good/very good d/w. '
Keywords: united states of america usa history presidential families Rosemary Kennedy Billy Carter Sam Houston Johnson
Price: $14.00


Thane, Elswyth:  Washington's Lady
Book Number: 22352
New York, Meredith Press, 1967 8vo. hardcover. 368pp. index, very good, owner's stamp inside front cover. / fair, chipped d/w.'
Keywords: american united states of history george martha washington
Price: $15.00


Watkins, T. H.:  Righteous Pilgrim : The Life & Times of Harold L. Ickes, 1874-1952
Book Number: 23503
New York, Henry Holt 1990 first edition. 8vo. hardcover. 1010pp. index, + b/w plates. very good. / very good d/w.'
Keywords: Righteous Pilgrim biography Harold L. Ickes, 1874-1952 united states america political history politics
Price: $15.00


Schmidt, Susan.:  Truth at any cost : Ken Starr and the unmaking of Bill Clinton
Book Number: 24838
New York HarperCollins Publishers 2000 8vo. hardcover. 326pp. very good. / very good d/w. Analyzes Ken Starr's impeachment probe.
Keywords: Starr Kenneth 1946-Lewinsky Monica S. (Monica Samille) 1973-Clinton Bill 1946-United States. Office of Independent Counsel Truth at any cost Ken Starr and the unmaking of Bill Clinton Schmidt Susan.
Price: $12.00


Lewis W. Jones:  Cold Rebellion
Book Number: 26401
London: Maggibbon and Kee, 1962. 8vo. hardcover. 203pp. index, very good+. / very good clipped d/w.
Keywords: united states of america history civil war usa
Price: $15.00


Olson, Krause:  Prelude to Glory
Book Number: 27712
Sioux Falls, S.D. Brevet Press, 1974. First printing 4to hardcover 279pp index, b/w illus. very good / good d/w. Includes bibliographical references.
Keywords: Biography Prelude to Glory Olson Krause
Price: $18.00


North, Oliver.:  Under fire : an American story
Book Number: 29504
New York, NY HarperCollins Publishers 1991 8vo hardcover 446pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. In this candid book, Oliver North, the man who has been at the centre of the Iran-Contra controversy tells the story of his life. He reveals the inside story behind the headlines and stresses the importance of his family and his enduring faith, which have seen him through the toughest times.
Keywords: North Oliver United States Marine Corps Biography Marines United States Biography Iran Contra Affair 1985 1990 Novak Wi Under fire an American story North Oliver
Price: $12.00


Garrow, David J.:  Bearing the Cross
Book Number: 29938
Jonathan Cape, 1988 8vo softcover 800pp index. very good. "Bearing the Cross" is a biography which portrays the struggles and conflicts within the man who became the incarnation of the Civil Rights Movement - Martin Luther King. It is based on more than 700 interviews with King's closest surviving associates and with the Southern law men who worked against him. Further information was taken from King's personal papers and thousands of relevant FBI documents. This book was winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Biography.
Keywords: Society Politics Philosophy History Biography Bearing the Cross Garrow David J
Price: $10.00


Moore, Michael:  Stupid White Men ... and Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation!
Book Number: 30111
New York HarperCollins Pub2001 8vo hardcover 277pp. very good. / near fine d/w. The social critic shares his views of the political, social, financial, and physical complexities of the twenty-first century, from the explosion of the tech-stock bubble to Bush's scorched-earth environmental policies.
Keywords: Political Science General Stupid White Men and Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation! Moore Michael
Price: $12.00


Randolph, Edmund.:  Don''t Fence Them In Memories of Montana
Book Number: 30455
Heinemann Melbourne 1955. 8vo. hardcover. 258pp. b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w.'
Keywords: Memoirs of Montana
Price: $15.00


Cousins, Norman:  Present Tense ; an American Editor''s Odyssey
Book Number: 32326
New York: McGraw Hill, 1967. first edition. 8vo. hardcover. 679pp. index, very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: Cousins Saturday Review united states america history
Price: $18.00


Tucker, George Holbert:  Cavalier Saints and Sinners. Virginia History through a Keyhole
Book Number: 34242
Hampton Roads Pub Co Inc 1990 8vo softcover 211pp, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Reference General Cavalier Saints and Sinners Tucker George Holbert
Price: $8.00


Ribblett, David L.:  Nelly Custis: Child of Mount Vernon
Book Number: 35127
Mount Vernon, Va. Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union, 1993 8vo softcover 124pp index, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Biographies Memoirs People A Z ( W ) Washington George Nelly Custis Child of Mount Vernon Ribblett David L
Price: $12.00


Sandoz, Mari:  Cheyenne Autumn
Book Number: 35304
Bison Books 1992 8vo softcover 282pp very good+. This great story of the struggle of a small band of homesick, mistreated, half-starved Indians against the military might of a major nation takes on the stature of an American epic
Keywords: Biographies Memoirs General Cheyenne Autumn Sandoz Mari
Price: $11.00


Huffines, Alan C.:  Blood of Noble Men: The Alamo Siege and Battle
Book Number: 36004
Austin, TX Eakin Press 1999 4to hardcover 221pp index, b/w illus. near fine / near fine d/w. Texas military historian Huffines assembles extracts from letters and other primary, or at least contemporary, sources to detail the activities and thoughts of the defending Texans and attacking Mexicans during the fatal 13 days in February and March 1836 that have become part of US mythology. Gary S. Zaboly contributes line drawings and sketches of characters, scenes, weapons, dress, and other aspects and begins each chapter with an aerial view pointing out positions and salient features.
Keywords: america united states of history military war Blood of Noble Men The Alamo Siege and Battle Huffines Alan C
Price: $45.00


Moore, Michael:  Downsize This!
Book Number: 36555
New York Crown 1996 8vo hardcover 278pp, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: Business Investing Economics General Downsize This! Moore Michael
Price: $15.00


Power, Samantha:  A problem from hell: America and the age of genocide
Book Number: 37345
Flamingo 2003 8vo softcover 620pp index. very good.
Keywords: History America genocide usa Power Samantha
Price: $12.00



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