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Legends, Liars, and Lawbreakers -  Incredible Tales from the Pacific  Northwest
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Legends, Liars, and Lawbreakers - Incredible Tales from the Pacific Northwest

By Green, Valerie

Heritage House Publishing Co. Ltd.. Very Good. 2004. First Edition. Softcover. 1551537710 . Ex-library book, but still in quite good condition - usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact. Cover has light wear to edges/corners and a few light creases. ; Amazing Stories; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 120 pages; Legends, Liars, and Lawbreakers - Incredible Tales from the Pacific Northwest ""I hate Sin. You know that. But I love Sinners." " -Reverend Dr. Mark Matthews This book will be especially fascinating for all readers interested in: history crime Throughout history some people have pushed the limit of what is acceptable to society. Those featured in this book lived in an era when smuggling was rife, liquor was plentiful, and murder was rampant. Many become legends in their own lifetimes and, although often feared and loathed, are remembered as colorful characters who were products of the times in which they lived. (155osl) .

$2.95

New Jersey Weather Book
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New Jersey Weather Book

By Ludlum, David McWilliams

Rutgers University Press. Very Good. 1983. First Edition. Softcover. 0813509408 . Signed and inscribed by author on half title page: "To ___, New Jersey has the best weather in the world - sometimes! New Zealand at other times - Dave Ludlum, Feb. 10, 1984". Large softcover has clean and intact pages other than a few tiny spots on half title page. Cover is scuffed with light wear to edges and corners. Contents: New Jersey's Place Under the Sun; What Makes New Jersey's Weather; New Jersey Almanac; New Jersey's Weather Types; Weather in New Jersey History; Weather Information Sources, appendices and bibliography. B/w illustrations (845, 0211) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 252 pages; Signed by Author .

$85.00

O AMERICA When You and I Were Young

By Barzini, Luigi

Penguin (Non-Classics). Very Good. 1985. Softcover. 0140083901 . Very nice condition - pages clean and intact, one creased page and small remainder mark across bottom edge of pages. Cover has light wear to corners. Written by one of the world's wittiest and wisest journalists, Barzini immigrated to the USA in 1925 when he was 16. He recounts here his early Americanization in the Roaring 20s, and takes a look back at that time from his maturity. (240 osl) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 329 pages .

$3.95

United States Air Force Unit Designations Since 1978
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United States Air Force Unit Designations Since 1978

By Rogers, Brian

Midland Pub Ltd. Very Good+. 2005. First Edition. Softcover. 1857801970 . Ex-library book but still in great condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages clean and tight. One library stamp was marked out on top edge and this can be seen a bit on the very top edge of some pages. Cover has some scuffing but otherwise wear is very light. Illustrated in colour & b/w. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 260 pages; This book has been written to help aviation historians, photographers, enthusiasts, and history buffs to correctly identify the units to which US Air Force aircraft have been assigned to since 1978. In these years, the Air Force has been substantially reduced in size and has undergone dramatic reorganizations at every level. These changes in size and organization have been reflected in the Air Force's aircraft and units. Many aircraft have been retired, units inactivated, and bases closed. On the other hand, the aircraft remaining in service provide a very visible reflection of Air Force restructuring. Many aircraft now wear the insignia of newly-formed major commands. Others carry revised tail markings and paint schemes reflecting the assignment of their units to new commands. Still other aircraft, though remaining at the same base and operated by the same crews, carry new markings as the "flags" of illustrious units displaced by base closures replaced existing units. This book is divided into three major sections. The first of these has chapters containing tables covering every USAF wing, group, squadron, and detachment that was active and had assigned aircraft at any time between 30th April 1978 and 1st October 2002. These listings enable the reader to follow the organizational changes each Air Force flying unit underwent during the period. The second is an index of aircraft markings and finally there is a chronology showing when major events in this saga of Air Force reorganization took place. (916) .

$21.50

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE  A Checklist
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DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE A Checklist

By Matyas, Stephen M.; Jr.

VA: Stephen M. Matyas; Jr.. New. 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. 9780615293134 . New book, clean, with no markings, a little bumping to spine ends, no jacket as issued. A checklist of books, pamphlets, and periodicals, printing the U. S. Declaration of Independence, 1776-1825. With an appendix of American newspapers printing the Declaration of Independence. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (*Note - due to heavy weight, extra postage will be required) [1138] .

$29.50

PRINCE NAPOLEON IN AMERICA, 1861 Letters from His Aide-De-Camp
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PRINCE NAPOLEON IN AMERICA, 1861 Letters from His Aide-De-Camp

By Pisani, Lieutenant-Colonel Camille Ferri

London: The Galley Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1960. Hardcover. HC/DJ - near fine/very good. Hardcover clean, tight and unmarked other than a couple light spots outer edge of pages. Jacket has light edgewear, light soiling and several tiny edge tears, not clipped. First published in 1862 under the title, Lettres sur les Etats- Unis d'Amerique, In 1861 Prince Napoleon visited the U. S. Accompanied by his aide-de-camp, Lt. -Col. Ferri-Pisani. Ferri-Pisani, who later rose to the rank of Lt. -General, wrote this series of letters presenting a moving and spirited account of what he saw. [432-noto] ; 8vo .

$10.50

READY TO RIOT
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READY TO RIOT

By Wright, Nathan Jr.

Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. HC/DJ - fine/VG. Hardcover is clean and unmarked, a little bumping to spine ends. Jacket has light scuffing, light edgewear and a few small tears/chips to top edge, price clipped. "Black people in our cities do not need poverty programs, urban renewal, job training, "integration", or public welfare; they need status, and the ability to achieve equitable power relationships with those who have been controlling them....." From front flap. [330-noto]; 8vo .

$8.95

IT HAPPENED IN MANHATTAN  An Oral History of Life in the City During The  Mid-20th Century
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IT HAPPENED IN MANHATTAN An Oral History of Life in the City During The Mid-20th Century

By Frommer, Myrna Katz & Harvey Frommer

Berkley Trade. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2003. First Edition. Softcover. 0425191664 . Book is actually new, but has a little shelfwear to cover edges and small remainder mark across bottom edge - otherwise as new. Wonderful vintage b/w photos. (575) ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 336 pages .

$12.95

WINTHROP'S BOSTON  Portrait of a Puritan Town, 1630-1649
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WINTHROP'S BOSTON Portrait of a Puritan Town, 1630-1649

By Rutman, Darrett Bruce

W. W. Norton & Company. Good. 1972. First Edition. Softcover. 0393006271 . 1972 printing. Tight, solid condition. Interior clean, however several pages have yellow highlighting - also name/address on endpage. Cover has light edge & corner wear, light corner curling, light soiling. (315noto) ; Norton Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 324 pages .

$5.50

BLOOD AND THUNDER  An Epic of the American West
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BLOOD AND THUNDER An Epic of the American West

By Sides, Hampton

Doubleday. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. 0385507771 . HC/DJ - near fine. Excellent condition. Book is clean and unmarked. Jacket has two tiny tears to spine top which also affect spine top of hardcover, otherwise only slight wear to corners, not price clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 480 pages; In the fall of 1846 the venerable Navajo warrior Narbona, greatest of his people’s chieftains, looked down upon the small town of Santa Fe, the stronghold of the Mexican settlers he had been fighting his whole long life. He had come to see if the rumors were true—if an army of blue-suited soldiers had swept in from the East and utterly defeated his ancestral enemies. As Narbona gazed down on the battlements and cannons of a mighty fort the invaders had built, he realized his foes had been vanquished—but what did the arrival of these “New Men” portend for the Navajo? Narbona could not have known that “The Army of the West, ” in the midst of the longest march in American military history, was merely the vanguard of an inexorable tide fueled by a self-righteous ideology now known as “Manifest Destiny. ” For twenty years the Navajo, elusive lords of a huge swath of mountainous desert and pasturelands, would ferociously resist the flood of soldiers and settlers who wished to change their ancient way of life or destroy them. [870] .

$14.95

WAR UNDER THE WAVES

By Warshofsky, Fred

Pyramid Books. Very Good+. 1962. First Edition. Softcover. Pages are clean & tight, age tanning to edges. Cover has light edge & corner wear, tiny tear upper spine. The guts and glory of the brave men who fought the silent war in the depths of the sea. [ 95-osl]; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$2.50

UNNATURAL RESOURCES True Stories of American Treasure
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UNNATURAL RESOURCES True Stories of American Treasure

By Titler, Dale M.

Prentice Hall. Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. 0139389105 . Ex-library book with usual type markings. Jacket has light scuffing, light edgewear. Internal pages have a light watermark to one upper corner causing a little wrinkling (fairly minor, no pages are stuck). First endpage is missing and a library stamp is crossed out inside front cover. Relates the history of twenty lost or buried treasures in America. Includes maps and a glossary of treasure of treasure hunting tools. (*shipping will be reduced after checkout to some locations) [376-osl? ]; 8vo .

$6.05

THE FIGHT AGAINST SLAVERY
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THE FIGHT AGAINST SLAVERY

By Brady, Terence & Jones, Evan

British Broadcasting Corporation. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. 0563128682 . Clean, tight condition. Ex-library book but still in quite good condition - brodart cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages clean, brodart has some scuffing and light edgewear. Jacket is taped to book. Profusely illustrated in b/w. Covers the same material as in the BBC2 dramatised documentary of the same name. "Reports of abolitionists like John Newton stimulated opposition to the barberous & immoral slave trade, but initially it was only a small band who fought to end the system, including William Wilberforce, Pitt the Younger & Charles James Fox. They conducted a long campaign, which led to the end of the infamous trade in which Britian had made vast profits and Africa had lost 40 million men, women & children..." [460]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages .

$10.95

AGAINST THE FIRES OF HELL  The Environmental Disaster of the Gulf War
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AGAINST THE FIRES OF HELL The Environmental Disaster of the Gulf War

By Hawley, Thomas M.

Harcourt. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. 0151039690 . Hardcover clean and all intact, a little corner bumping, slight soiling outer edge of pages. Jacket has scuffing and light edgewear. "Through interviews with scientists, firefighters and Kuwaiti citizens, plus firsthand observations, freelance science reporter Hawley assesses the environmental impact of the Gulf war. It is a grim story...." (505) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages .

$11.50

PETER PUGET Lieutenant on the Vancouver Expedition, Fighting British Naval  Officer, the Man for Whom Puget Sound Was Named
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PETER PUGET Lieutenant on the Vancouver Expedition, Fighting British Naval Officer, the Man for Whom Puget Sound Was Named

By Wing, Robert C. with Newell, Gordon

WA: Graybeard Publishing. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. 0933686005 . Edition limited to 5,000 copies. Excellent condition - hardcover fine other than a little bumping to corners. Jacket has light scuffing a little edgewear, no tears, not clipped. This is the first book written about Peter Puget, the explorer who was a contemporary of Captain Bligh, Lord Nelson & Napoleon, and who led the surveying party that first charted Puget Sound. His life has remainded a mystery. Written for young adult and up. (*Note - due to heavy weight, there may be addt'l ship charges to some locations) [1007]; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$31.95

THE SLAVE STATES Before the Civil War

By Olmsted, Frederick Law

Capricorn Books. Very Good. 1959. Fourth Printing. Softcover. 4th printing. Clean, tight condition. Pages unmarked other than name/small stamp on endpage. Cover has light edgewear, a little moreso to corners and creasing to spine. Olmsted wrote these clear-sighted accounts of life in the South in the 1850's as articles in the New York Times and written as they were with balanced intelligence, and ability to see comedy where comedy was, and a hatred of slavery, they rapidly became the most important source of information about life in the slaveholding states of the South... (162osl) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 255 pages; .

$4.95

THE OXFORD COMPANION TO AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY
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THE OXFORD COMPANION TO AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY

By Chambers, John Whiteclay Ii (editor)

Oxford University Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. 0195071980 . Ex-library book, but still in great condition. Laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Oversize hardcover. Pages are clean, light soiling to outer edge of pages. Jacket has some light scuffing. 916 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; "Chambers, along with more than 500 distinguished contributors (among them Stephen Ambrose and John Keegan) , has compiled "a comprehensive, one-volume guide to the study of war, peace, and the military throughout American history. " According to the editor, most references on military history simply recite information on wars, battles, and leaders. This one follows a truly interdisciplinary approach and provides not only the traditional fare of battles but also surveys such disparate topics as politics, economics, culture, gender, institutions, and theories....." (*Note - due to heavy weight, there will be an addt'l shipping charge) [1486] .

$17.95

MADE IN AMERICA An Informal History of the The English Language in the  United States
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MADE IN AMERICA An Informal History of the The English Language in the United States

By Bill Bryson

William Morrow. Very Good+. 1995. Fourth Printing. Softcover. 068810312X . Very nice condition, clean, no markings, light wear to corners, a little spotting bottom edge of pages. 417 pages. Bryson's "Informal History of the English Language in the United States" is, in a word, fascinating. After reading this tour de force, it's clear that a nation's language speaks volumes about its true character: you are what you speak. Bryson traces America's history through the language of the time, then goes on to discuss words culled from everyday activities: immigration, eating, shopping, advertising, going to the movies, and others. [548]; 8vo .

$11.95

A NEW ENGLAND TOWN The First Hundred Years

By Lockridge, Kenneth A.

W. W. Norton & Company. Good+. 1970. Sixth Printing. Softcover. 0393098842 . Cover has light edge and corner wear, some corner curling and scuffing. Light soiling outer edge of pages. Pages are intact, however numerous pages have underlining. 208 pages. "The author traces the origins of Dedham, MA, examining it's establishment as a utopia in 1636, the changes that occurred during it's first four generations, and the kind of community it had become by the mid-18th century..." [os] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$2.95

ALEXANDER HAMILTON  & the Growth of the New Nation
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ALEXANDER HAMILTON & the Growth of the New Nation

By Miller, John C.

Harper Torchbooks. Good. 1964. Softcover. B000I64GPQ . Harper 1964 printing. Very good interior, with fair-good cover. Interior of pages clean, all intact, light soiling to outer edge of pages and small ink marking top edge. Cover has moderate edgewear, a chip out of one corner and a couple of taped tears. 659 pages plus booklists. "...recounts the political, constitutional, economic and financial history of the United States from the American Revolution to that day in July, 1804, when Hamilton was killed in the duel with Burr..." (500+) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$12.95

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