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Nothing left to commemorate : the story of the pioneer Jews of Jackson,  Amador County, California
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Nothing left to commemorate : the story of the pioneer Jews of Jackson, Amador County, California

By Sharfman, I. Harold

Glendale, California: Arthur H. Clark Co.. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by the author. Inscribed by the author on the ffep. No date. 181 pages. Illustrated. Contents: Nothing left to commemorate; Men to match my mountains; Pioneers, O Pioneers! ; Fire, flood, and faith; Jackson's historic hillock; Appendix; Notes; Index. Yellow cloth over board light wear on ends else clean straight copy. Dust jacket chipped along the edges; now in clear removable protective cover. ; 8vo .

$25.00

Stones, Bones, and Ancient Cities Great Discoveries in Archaeology and the  Search for Human Origins
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Stones, Bones, and Ancient Cities Great Discoveries in Archaeology and the Search for Human Origins

By Robbins, Lawrence H.

St Martins Pr. Very Good. 1992. First Edition. Softcover. 031207848X . Second printing. Softcover. 267 pages. Illustrated. Worn edges and former owners name, otherwise a clean unmarked book. "Describing 40 of the world's most dramatic archeological discoveries, Robbins, who teaches anthropology at Michigan State University, offers a comprehensive introduction to the field. In chapters arranged by finds (i.e., art, tombs, written records, etc.), he details major archeological expeditions." (Publisher Weekly) ; 8.1 X 5.4 X 0.8 inches; 267 pages .

$10.00

Headhunting in the Solomon Islands Around the Coral Sea
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Headhunting in the Solomon Islands Around the Coral Sea

By Mytinger, Caroline

MacMillan. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. 416 pp. Illustrated with 5 full, single and double page plates along with intext drawings. Brown cloth with map endpages; owner bookplate on back pastedown; original dust jacket in two large pieces with large chips; now in an clear, protective removable cover. Caroline Mytinger (1897 –1980), was an American portrait painter born in Sacramento, California, and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1926 she traveled to the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea producing drawings and painting of the indigenous peoples, of which many are within this text. These paintings are now in the custody of the Phoebe Apperson Hearst Museum of Anthropology on UC Berkeley's campus in Berkeley, CA. This book offers a view of the original island people and culture, changed forever by islands strategic location in WWII. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 416 pp pages .

$20.00

Lincoln ; Speeches and Writings 1832-1858 Speeches and Writings 1832-1858
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Lincoln ; Speeches and Writings 1832-1858 Speeches and Writings 1832-1858

By Lincoln, Abraham & Don E. Fehrenbacher

Library of America. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0940450437 . Hardback VG Blue cloth stamped gilt border and title on spine. First Edition. A first printing. Clear protective cover. " Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writing 1859–1865, comprises the most comprehensive selection ever published. over 240 speeches, letters, and drafts take Lincoln from rural law practice to national prominence, and chart his emergence as an eloquent antislavery advocate and defender of the constitution. included are the complete Lincoln-Douglas debates, perhaps the most famous confrontation in American political history." ; Library Of America; 8.1 X 5.2 X 1.3 inches; 898 pp pages .

$15.00

Lincoln ; Speeches and Writings : 1859-1865 Speeches and Writings :  1859-1865
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Lincoln ; Speeches and Writings : 1859-1865 Speeches and Writings : 1859-1865

By Lincoln, Abraham

Library of America. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0940450631 . Hardback F\NF Blue cloth stamped gilt border and title on spine. First Edition. A first printing. Clear protective cover. " Abraham Lincoln was the greatest writer of the Civil War as well as its greatest political leader. His clear, beautiful, and at times uncompromisingly severe language forever shaped the nation’s. " ; Library Of America; 8.1 X 5.2 X 1.4 inches; 788 pp pages .

$12.00

Princess Sultana's Circle
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Princess Sultana's Circle

By Sasson, Jean

Windsor-Brooke Books, LLC. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0967673712 . Signed by the author on the title page. 255 pages. Index. Minor edge wear and a single small spot on inside the cover. The dust jacket is bright with minor edge wear; it is not price clipped. Sasson lived in Saudi Arabia from 1978-1990 and writes through her real-life friend, Princess Sultana, of the lifestyles and abuses, of the super-wealthy royals in oil-rich Saudi Arabia. The Princess Sultana, who after witnessing the gang rape of a young servant girl by her nephews, forms a "circle of protection." The result was suprisingly effective. "Thus, her tale of decadent opulence becomes a political rallying cry that she hopes will spread the word and inspire many ""Sultana's circles"" to alleviate the plight of women everywhere, one woman at a time." (Publisher Weekly) ; 9.4 X 6.3 X 1.1 inches; 256 pages .

$25.00

Medieval Frontier ; Culture and Ecology in Rijnland Environmental History  Series Culture and Ecology in Rijnland
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Medieval Frontier ; Culture and Ecology in Rijnland Environmental History Series Culture and Ecology in Rijnland

By Tebrake, William H.

Texas A & M Univ Pr. New in New dust jacket. 1985. Hardcover. 0890962049 . New in Plastic " Rinjland is a small strip of coastal lowland in western Netherlands and is part of the Dutch struggle against encroaching water. Originally this was a stretch of peat bogs and sand dunes.This book is about the reclamation and colonization processes that transformed these remote marshes into a commercialized agricultural center. It chronicles events from A.D.950 to 1350. " ; Environmental History Series; 293 pp pages .

$40.00

Robert the Bruce, King of Scots
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Robert the Bruce, King of Scots

By Scott, Ronald McNair

Peter Bedrick Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1989. Hardcover. 0872263207 . Hardcover; red boards with black cloth spine, in the original dust jacket. Very Good condition without markings. In Very Good dust jacket.; 253 pp pages .

$12.00

MEN BEFORE ADAM
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MEN BEFORE ADAM

By White, Anne Terry

[New York]: Random House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, Hardcover in red cloth boards in white jacket w color illus. Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket in Clear protective cover. ; 8vo ; 305 pp pages .

$10.00

Berlin Diary: The journal of a foreign correspondent, 1934-1941
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Berlin Diary: The journal of a foreign correspondent, 1934-1941

By Shirer, William

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1941. Hardcover. 605 pp + Index, i-xxi pp. Presumed BCE: stated first edition but with the Borzoi blind stamp on the back board; dust jacket, now heavily worn, was without a price on issue. Now in an archival cover. Offset between two pages from (?) newsclipping (no longer present). Otherwise a clean straight copy with mild tone and the former owners name penned neatly on the ffep. The book, first published in 1941, "was the first attempt by a big-name American journalist to shed light on what was really happening in Nazi Germany." It is is a first-hand account of the rise of Nazi Germany and its road to war. ; 8vo .

$20.00

Below the Surface, Stories of Adventure Under Land and Water
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Below the Surface, Stories of Adventure Under Land and Water

By Hazeltine, Alice Isabel

[New York]: Abingdon Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1958. Hardcover. Hardcover in blue cloth boards in white jacket w color illus. Very Good in Good jacket with Clear protective cover. Edge wear and tears on jacket. Previous owners name in book. ; 8vo ; 223 pp pages .

$10.00

Story of a Secret State
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Story of a Secret State

By Karski, Jan

Boston: Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1944. Hardcover. Red cloth. Clean, square and bright. Dust jacket is bright but edge worn with war time designation on the back flap. No price on the dust jacket, laid in is the original reprint blurb from the Decemeber BOMC. Jan Karski (1914-2000) was a Polish World War II resistance-movement soldier, and later a professor at Georgetown University. Story of a Secret State is his experiences in wartime Poland. ; 8vo .

$25.00

Enameling Princples & Practice
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Enameling Princples & Practice

By Bates, Kenneth F.

[New York]: the world publishing co.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1951. Second Edition. Hardcover. Second Edition, Hardcover in Black cloth boards in white jacket w color illus. Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket with Clear protective cover. " A BRIEF HISTORY OF ENAMELING Greek enamels Celtic enamels Byzantine enamels German enamels French enamels Enameled portraits English enamels Russian enamels Chinese and Japanese enamels English revival in 1864 Viennese school Enameling in America. " ; 8vo ; 208 pp pages .

$15.00

Three Geishas
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Three Geishas

By Yamata, Kikou

[New York]: The John Day Co.. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, Hardcover in gray boards w red cloth spine, in white jacket w color illus. Fine unmarked in Very Good jacket in Clear protective cover. jacket has Edge wear " In these true stories of three who found fame. " ; 8vo ; 253 pp pages .

$15.00

The Debate on the Constitution: Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches,  Artricles, and Letters During the Struggle Over Ratification (2 Volumes in  Separate Slipcases)  Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches, Articles, and  Letters During the Struggle over Ratification : Part One, September  1787-February 1788
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The Debate on the Constitution: Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches, Artricles, and Letters During the Struggle Over Ratification (2 Volumes in Separate Slipcases) Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches, Articles, and Letters During the Struggle over Ratification : Part One, September 1787-February 1788

By Various & Bernard Bailyn

Library of America. As New with no dust jacket. 1993. Hardcover. 0940450429 . Hardcover in Burgundy cloth boards (2 Volumes in Separate Slipcases) in As New condition " Here, on a scale unmatched by any previous collection, is the extraordinary energy and eloquence of our first national political campaign. " ; Library of America; 7.999999991840000 X 5.199999994696000 X 1.499999998470000 inches .

$40.00

P.T.A. Interpretations of Food
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P.T.A. Interpretations of Food

By Miller, Mrs. J.D. (Editor)

Atlanta, GA: Walter W. Brown. Very Good. 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. 781 pp. All extremities worn; clean text block. Black and white photographs with local and national adverts. This wide ranging manual was aimed at the mother-homemaker (ampliphied by the gift inscription is "I found this helpful, Love Mother.") Recipe contributors are credited. Of interest are the chapters offering advice on hygiene and nutrition to the pregnant woman and for the sick child; offering symptoms and diet for various illnesses and diseases. Promotions of the electronic dishwasher, mixer and pressure cooker are found along with plans for creating a BBQ pit with corresponding recipes. Miller was the Director of the Home Serice Department of the Georgia Branch of the National Congress of Parents and Teachers. Department of Parent-Teacher Associations formed within National Congress in 1907 with Georgia becoming a member in 1926. ; 8vo .

$40.00

British Colonialism ;  30 Years Serving Democracy or Hypocrisy?  30 Years  Serving Democracy or Hypocrisy?
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British Colonialism ; 30 Years Serving Democracy or Hypocrisy? 30 Years Serving Democracy or Hypocrisy?

By Arrigonie, Harry

Lazarus Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1998. Hardcover. 1898546266 . Hardcover in blue cloth boards in white jacket w color illus. Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. ; 8.5039369992 X 5.7480314902 X 0.8661417314 inches; 184 pp pages .

$100.00

Conquest of Granada
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Conquest of Granada

By Irving, Washington

David Mckay. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1894. Hardcover. Hardback VG Blue cloth stamped gilt border and title on spine and cover, somewhat dulled. all extremities worn. Some foxing to preliminaries only. 16 illustrations; tissue guards with red lettering. Broken back hinge. ; 8vo ; 528 pp pages .

$25.00

Familiar Spanish Travels
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Familiar Spanish Travels

By Howells, William Dean

Harper & Brothers. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition Hardcover in green cloth boards NF condition with minimal wear to corner tips, dulled spine; without dust jacket. Nice copy ; 8vo ; 327 pp pages; fair .

$55.00

Spice & Scent: Herbs in Fact and Fancy
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Spice & Scent: Herbs in Fact and Fancy

By Maril, Lee

New York: Coward - McCann. Very Good-. 1943. Hardcover. 63 pages; illustrated by the author in lovely whimsical style that depicts both the herb or spice and a bit of history. Yellow paper over board with foxing along the edges else clean tight copy. Decorative endpages and green text. "Rosemary, parsley, basil, hyssop, lavender, fennel, and other herbs are here illustrated and described as to the latin name, meaning, description, cultivation, harvesting, uses and history. Colored drawings and legends regarding their origin and use add interest." (Pub. blurb.) A nice solid copy. ; 8vo .

$22.00

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