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The Story of the Life of Mackay of Uganda, Told for Boys by His Sister

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: A.C. Armstrong and Son: 1895

Seller ID: 2202686

Condition: Good


Minor staining to edges, spine cocked, bookplate to front paste-down endpaper, minor foxing to pages, minor pencil marginalia.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1895 Hard Cover. vii, 338 pp. This book is written especially for boys, in the hope that Mackay's example may lead many of them to think of Africa, and devote their lives to its moral and spiritual regeneration. View more info

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Henry Ford: A Personal History, 1863-1947: A Guide to an Exhibition (Henry Ford Museum, a Permanent Exhibition)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Henry Ford Museum: 1960

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2208626

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Very faint crease to rear wrapper, faint stain to bottom corner of last half of pages. 1960 Stapled Binding. vi, 64 pp. A brief history of the life of Henry Ford. Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was an American captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.Although Ford did not invent the automobile or the assembly line, he developed and manufactured the first automobile that many middle-class Americans could afford. In doing so, Ford converted ... View more info

Image for The Cambridge of 1776: Wherein is [Set] Forth an Account of the Town, and of the Events it Witnessed: With Which Is Incorporated the Diary of Dorothy Dudley, Now First Published; Together with an Historicall Sketch; Severall Appropriate Poems; Numerous Anecdotes, Patriotick, Weighty, Indifferent, and Diverting; Many References to the Renowned University; and Descriptions of the People of the Olden Time. All of Which is Adapted to the Furtherance of Good Manners, Virtue, Piety, Intelligence, Love of Country, and Admiration of Cambridge.

The Cambridge of 1776: Wherein is [Set] Forth an Account of the Town, and of the Events it Witnessed: With Which Is Incorporated the Diary of Dorothy Dudley, Now First Published; Together with an Historicall Sketch; Severall Appropriate Poems; Numerous Anecdotes, Patriotick, Weighty, Indifferent, and Diverting; Many References to the Renowned University; and Descriptions of the People of the Olden Time. All of Which is Adapted to the Furtherance of Good Manners, Virtue, Piety, Intelligence, Love of Country, and Admiration of Cambridge.

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ladies Centennial Committee: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276027

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light stain along bottom page edges, minor loss to spine head, pencil name and address on second blank. 1876 Hard Cover. v, 123 pp. CONTENTS: Sonnet--Dorothy Dudley, by William D. Howells; Sketch of the History of Cambridge from Its Settlement in 1631 to 1776, by David Greene Haskins, Jr.; The Influence of Cambridge in the Formation of the Nation, by Andrew P. Peabody; Extracts from the Diary of Dorothy Dudley, from April 18th, 1775, to July 19th, 1776; The Guests at Head-Quarters, by H.E. Scudder; The Batchelder House, and its Owners, by Mrs. Isabella James; English Letter Desc... View more info

Image for The History of the Lives and Bloody Exploits of the Most Noted Pirates: Their Trials and Executions, Including a Correct Account of the Late Piracies Committed in the West Indies and the Expedition of Commodore Porter, Also Those Committed on the Brig Mexican, Who Were Tried and Executed at Boston, in 1835

The History of the Lives and Bloody Exploits of the Most Noted Pirates: Their Trials and Executions, Including a Correct Account of the Late Piracies Committed in the West Indies and the Expedition of Commodore Porter, Also Those Committed on the Brig Mexican, Who Were Tried and Executed at Boston, in 1835

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Lyons Press: 2004

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2284759

ISBN: 1592283241

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. Bottom corner of front wrapper lightly bumped. 2004 Trade Paperback. 295 pp. Prepare yourself for the horror as you enter a world of murderers and thieves armed with swords, knives, and cannons. This book is filled with stories of terror on the high seas. As you turn each page be prepared to be consumed by a society where lying is a way of life and pilfering is a means of survival. These stories depict the lives of history's most noted pirates, from where they grew up, to how they became some of the most nefarious characters to terrorize nations around the world. Every story in... View more info

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Daring Deeds of American Heroes. A Record of the Lives of American Patriots and Heroes, Including Full and Accurate Biographies of the Most Celebrated American Generals

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: D.W. Evans & Company: 1860

Seller ID: 1889109

Condition: Very Good


Binding slightly shaken, a few pages lightly foxed, ink name & date on front endpapers. 1860 Hard Cover. xi, 407 pp. 8vo. Original brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles & decoration on spine. An interesting study of American heroes, notable for being among the last publications profiling military generals before the outbreak of the American Civil War. Includes biographies of: Jacob Brown; Edmund Pendleton Gaines; William Henry Harrison; Andrew Jackson; Alexander Macomb; Zebulon Montgomery Pike; and Winfield Scott. View more info

Image for George Armstrong Custer and His 7th Calvary at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, 1876 (Montana Heritage Series, Number Seven)

George Armstrong Custer and His 7th Calvary at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, 1876 (Montana Heritage Series, Number Seven)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montana Historical Society Press:

Seller ID: 2272307

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine. 20 pp. Two original essays and a reproduction of one of the greatest of all the battlefield paintings, keyed to actual battlefield episodes. View more info

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An Airman's Letter to His Mother

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1940

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2280060

Condition: Near Fine


Sixth printing. No jacket, minor general wear. 1940 Small Hard Cover. 29 pp. The letter was written before a young British pilot left on his last flight; it was found after his death, among his possessions, was published in the London Times, and captured the imagination of everyone who read it. In no other way could the spirit of this war, and the sharp contrast with the last war, he better symbolized. View more info

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V.C. [The Victoria Cross]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Geo. Pulman & Sons, Ltd.: 1942

Seller ID: 2283084

Condition: Good


Pages 19-22 loose but included, ink stamp on front wrapper, quarter-inch tear along spine head and spine base, wrappers split along spine base. 1942 Stapled Binding. 38 pp. Here are the stories of the Victoria Cross awards of this war announced up to the end of April, 1942. The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest and most prestigious award of the British honours system. It is awarded for gallantry in the presence of the enemy to members of the British Armed Forces. It may be awarded posthumously. It was previously awarded to Commonwealth countries, most of which have established their own honou... View more info

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We Speak from the Air: Broadcasts by the R.A.F.

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283122

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Wrapper edges lightly rubbed, smudge on front wrapper, ink stamp on half-title page. 1942 Soft Cover. 72 pp. Men of the R.A.F. describe their own experiences in their own words. These accounts of operations over Germany, France, Holland, Belgium, Britain, Norway, Italy, the North Sea, the English Channel and the Atlantic give us the human stories behind the official communiques, and show us the great range and effectiveness of our Air Power. The narratives are selected from over 280 broadcasts, given anonymously by the R.A.F. and W.A.A.F. during 1941. View more info

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Incidents of the Revolution. Tales Illustrating the Events of the American Revolution.

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: R.L. Underhill & Co.: 1841

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292005

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lightly foxed throughout. 1841 Full-Leather. 239, [1] pp. 8vo. Woodcut frontispiece and illustrations. A collection of historical vignettes of the American Revolution, including mentions of George Washington and Benedict Arnold. Includes: The Battle of the Cowpens; The White Horseman; Henry Brenton; Attack on the Block House; The Traitor Boy; Captain Morgan; Murder of Miss M'Crea; The Indian Scout; The Heroine of Saratoga; Washington's Escape; Sergeant Jasper; Jacob and Frederick Sammons; The Officer's Visit; His Country's Victim; The First Blood of the Revolution; Honyost Shull... View more info

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Old No. 1: The Story of Isaiah Thomas and His Printing Press

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: American Antiquarian Society: 1989

Seller ID: 2279598

ISBN: 0944026109

Condition: Near Fine


Smudges on rear wrapper. 1989 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. A short history of Isaiah Thomas (1749-1831) , the Massachusetts printer, publisher, and founder of the American Antiquarian Society. View more info

Image for The Romanovs and the Crimea: Catherine II, Alexander I, Nicholas I, Alexander II, Alexander III, Nicholas II

The Romanovs and the Crimea: Catherine II, Alexander I, Nicholas I, Alexander II, Alexander III, Nicholas II

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Russian Nobility Descendants Union / Kruk: 1993

Seller ID: 2283761

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed and toned. 1993 Trade Paperback. 167, [1] pp. A brief account of the lives of Romanovs, in Russian and English text, with numerous photographs captioned in Russian. View more info

Image for The Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia: A Life in Pictures, 1847-2006 (Eurohistory Commemorative Photobook #VI)

The Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia: A Life in Pictures, 1847-2006 (Eurohistory Commemorative Photobook #VI)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kodak: 2006

Seller ID: 2286538

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2006 Large Hardcover. A photo history of the life of Marie Feodorovna. Maria Feodorovna (26 November 1847 – 13 October 1928), known before her marriage as Princess Dagmar of Denmark, was a Danish princess and Empress of Russia as spouse of Emperor Alexander III (reigned 1881–1894). She was the second daughter and fourth child of King Christian IX of Denmark and Louise of Hesse-Kassel; her siblings included Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom, King Frederick VIII of Denmark and King George I of Greece. Her eldest son became the last Russian monarch, Emperor Nicholas II of Rus... View more info

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Grand Duke Konstantin Nicholaievich of Russia and His Descendants. The Konstantinovich Grand Dukes: A Photo Album

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kodak: 2006

Seller ID: 2286539

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2006 Large Hardcover. A photo history of the life of Grand Duke Konstantin Nicholaievich. Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia (Russian: ??????????? ??????????? ????????; 21 September 1827 – 25 January 1892) was the second son of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia and younger brother of Tsar Alexander II. During the reign of Alexander II, Konstantin was an admiral of the Russian fleet and reformed the Russian Navy. He was also an instrumental figure in the emancipation of the serfs. He was less fortunate as viceroy of Poland (1862–1863) and had to be recalled to Russia where he... View more info

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Recollections of Three Kaisers

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290462

Condition: Good


Boards spotted and lightly rubbed, edges and a few pages lightly foxed. 1929 Hard Cover. ix, [10]-315, [5] pp. 8vo. Frontispiece of Empress Frederick, 6 photographic portraits in text. An account of three generations of leaders of the German Empire. View more info

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The Iroquoian, Volume 27

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 2002

Seller ID: 2262606

Condition: Near Fine


Minor spot on rear wrapper. 2002 Stapled Binding. 40 pp. A publication of the Lewis H. Morgan Chapter, New York State Archeological Association. The subject of this issue is the excavation of the Joseph Smith, Sr. log cabin, located a short distance of 2 miles south of Palmyra, N.Y., off Highway 31 between Rochester and Syracuse. Joseph Smith's son Joseph Jr. is, of course the founder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly referred to as the Mormon Church. View more info

Image for Susan B. Anthony: Failure is Impossible / Frederick Douglass: With Struggle Comes Progress (Rochester Freedom Heroes)

Susan B. Anthony: Failure is Impossible / Frederick Douglass: With Struggle Comes Progress (Rochester Freedom Heroes)

By: (IIT) The School of Imaging and Information Technology; Buchiere, Jessica

Price: $5.00

Publisher: TMD: 2008

Seller ID: 2204640

ISBN: 0978929799

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. Titles are bound in inverse order. 2008 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Titles are bound in inverse order. Stories illustrated in color with computer generated images and photographs. Biographies for a intended for older children.Keywords: IIT SCHOOL IMAGINING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY JESSICA BUCHIERE ROCHESTER FREEDOM HEROES FREDERICK DOUGLASS SUSAN B ANTHONY BIOGRAPHY CHILDREN ACTIVISTS NEW YORK HISTORY SOCIOLOGY RACE RACISM WOMENS STUDIES View more info

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The a Becketts of 'Punch': Memories of Father and Sons

By: a Beckett, Arthur William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Archibald Constable and Co Ltd: 1903

Seller ID: 2263572

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, hinges beginning to loosen, ink name on front endpaper. 1903 Hard Cover. 333, [3] pp. 8vo. A biographical account of the family behind Punch magazine, who were contemporaries of well-known authors such as Charles Dickens and William Makepeace Thackeray. View more info

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An Answer to John Robinson of Leyden, Now First Published from a Manuscript of A.D. 1609 (Harvard Theological Studies Series Volume IX [9])

By: A Puritan Friend; Burrage, Champlin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2006047

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. An exceptional copy. 1920 Trade Paperback. xiii, 94 pp. Printed wrappers. The first appearance in print of an early 17th century manuscript written in response to the religious teachings of John Robinson, part of whose congregation became the group we now know as the Pilgrims. Text from Bodleian MS. Jones 30 at Oxford. Robinson, John (1575/6? - 1625), Church of England clergyman and separatist theologian, was born at Sturton, Nottinghamshire... When Robinson moved from Cambridge into the wider world, his nonconformist ideas were soon revealed... Before the... View more info

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Gone West

By: A Soldier Doctor; H.M.G.; M.M.H.; Kendall, Frederick W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200879

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Partial cup ring stain on front board, edges toned and a bit rubbed. 1919 Hard Cover. 103 pp. Memoirs of a former American Civil War soldier, transcribed by an amanuensis during World War I. An interesting mix of spirit writing and military history. View more info

Image for The Curse of Tramp Life by A-No1, The King of Hoboes. A True Story of Actual Tramp Life Written by Himself.

The Curse of Tramp Life by A-No1, The King of Hoboes. A True Story of Actual Tramp Life Written by Himself.

By: A-No1 [Livingston, Leon Ray]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The A-No1 Publishing Co.: 1912

Seller ID: 2293039

Condition: Fair


Fifth edition. Wrappers rubbed and soiled with large chip from rear corner and clear tape repair along spine, biopredation to last few pages, a few pages lightly stained. 1912 Trade Paperback. 133, [3] pp. The third of twelve books by self-proclaimed 'King of Hoboes' Leon Ray Livingston, who wrote under the name A-No1. He was best known for his memoir of traveling cross-country, From Coast to Coast with Jack London, which inspired the movie Emperor of the North. He also did a great deal to improve the system of hobo symbols designed to keep fellow travelers safe. View more info

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George Washington

By: Abbott, J. [John] S.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1903

Seller ID: 2202470

Condition: Good


Front hinge weakened, ink name & date on front endpaper. 1903 Hard Cover. 360 pp. Original blue cloth, white borders, gilt titles. Frontispiece of Revolutionary War battle by Paul Hardy. A biography of President George Washington, from Abbott's Lives of the Presidents. View more info

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History of King Charles the First of England (Altemus' Young People's Library)

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Altemus: 1900

Seller ID: 2162604

Condition: Very Good


Very light rubbing to boards. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A guide to the controversial ruler of England, beheaded during the English Revolution. View more info

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Josephine (Makers of History)

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1902

Seller ID: 2203418

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. A very nice copy. 1902 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 328 pp. With engravings. A biography of Josephine, the wife of Napoleon Bonaparte.Keywords: JACOB ABBOTT JOSEPHINE NAPOLEON BONAPARTE MAKERS OF HISTORY BIOGRAPHY View more info

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Alexander the Great, King of Macedon

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $5.00

Publisher: D.M. Maclellan Book Company:

Seller ID: 1679595

Condition: Good


Front hinge repaired, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 239 pp. A biography of Alexander the Great, detailing his life from birth, through various military campaigns, to his decline and death. During his life he conquered vast amounts of territory, and his name has become synonymous with military strategy. He was also tutored by the famous philosopher Aristotle in his youth. View more info

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Daniel Boone: The Pioneer of Kentucky. (American Pioneers and Patriots.)

By: Abbott, John S.C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dodd & Mead: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286111

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint stain to top edge, ink name stamp on front endpaper. 1872 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, [9]-331, [3] pp. 8vo. Dark orange cloth, gilt and black titles and decorations. Engraved frontispiece of a Native American fighting a bear, engraved portrait of Boone on title page, A biography of the frontiersman who has become part of American folklore for his exploration and settlement of Kentucky, and his military service during the American Revolution. View more info

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Spanning the Century: The Life of W. Averell Harriman, 1891-1986

By: Abramson, Rudy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285226

ISBN: 0688043526

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine head and spine base lightly bumped. 1992 Hard Cover. 779 pp. When Averell Harriman was born in 1891 during the presidency of Benjamin Harrison, the life expectancy for the American male was fifty years. The telephone was a new invention, radio was still in the future, and trolley cars were drawn by horses. When he died in 1986 at the age of ninety-four, during the Reagan administration, the final cables of his unique diplomatic career were transmitted by satellite; and he returned from the last of his more than a hundred round trips across the Atlantic aboard the Co... View more info

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A Man Called Lucy, 1939-1945

By: Accoce, Pierre; Quet, Pierre

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Coward-McCann, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 2205771

ISBN: 3794115996

Condition: Near Fine


Ink stamp to front endpaper.Jacket lightly toned, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1967 Hard Cover. 250 pp. The most extraordinary story of Allied espionage yet to emerge from World War II. Is this man the master spy who turned Stalin into a military genius and laid the groundwork for Hitler's inevitable collapse?In World War II espionage, the Lucy spy ring was an anti-Nazi operation that was headquartered in Switzerland. It was run by Rudolf Roessler, a German refugee and ostensibly the proprietor of a small publishing firm, Vita Nova. Very little is clear about the Lucy ring, about Roessler ... View more info

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One Hundred Names for Love: A Stroke, a Marriage, and the Language of Healing

By: Ackerman, Diane

Price: $7.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276300

ISBN: 039307241X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front board lightly cocked. 2011 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 322 pp. Everyone who cherishes the gift of language will cherish Diane Ackerman's narrative masterpiece, an exquisitely written love story and medical miracle story, one that combines science, inspiration, wisdom, and heart. One day Ackerman's husband, Paul West, an exceptionally gifted wordsmith and intellectual, suffered a terrible stroke. When he regained awareness he was afflicted with aphasia?loss of language?and could utter only a single syllable: mem. The standard therapies yielded ... View more info

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Shakespeare: The Biography

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2275618

ISBN: 140007598X

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Ink name on blurb page, faint odor of smoke, minor general wear. 2006 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 572 pp. Drawing on an exceptional combination of skills as literary biographer, novelist, and chronicler of London history, Peter Ackroyd surely re-creates the world that shaped Shakespeare--and brings the playwright himself into unusually vivid focus. With characteristic narrative panache, Ackroyd immerses us in sixteenth-century Stratford and the rural landscape–the industry, the animals, even the flowers–that would appear in Shakespear... View more info