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Views of the New York World's Fair [NY Worlds Fair in Pictures]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Quality Art Novelty Company, Inc.: 1939

Seller ID: 2043548

Condition: Good


Wrappers loose but included, wrappers rubbed. 1939 Stapled Binding. 48 pp. A collection of black & white photographs depicting the famous 1939 World's Fair held in New York City. View more info

Image for Work and Win: An Interesting Weekly for Young America -- Fred Fearnot In New Orleans or, Up Against the Mafia by Hal Standish (New York, February 13, 1903, No. 219)

Work and Win: An Interesting Weekly for Young America -- Fred Fearnot In New Orleans or, Up Against the Mafia by Hal Standish (New York, February 13, 1903, No. 219)

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Frank Tousey: 1903

Seller ID: 2208479

Condition: Fair


Front and rear wrappers loose from binding but included, three-inch tear to rear wrapper, edges heavily rubbed. 1903 Stapled Binding. 28 pp. The story of Fred Fearnot In New Orleans or, Up Against the Mafia by Hal Standish.KEYWORDS: MAGAZINES PERIODICALS EPHEMERA WORK WIN AMERICANA AMERICAN HISTORY View more info

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Floods and High Water, 1936: Pennsylvania's Greatest Flood Disaster in Pictures

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Telegraph Press: 1936

Seller ID: 2265079

Condition: Very Good


Front wrapper creased, edges lightly rubbed. 1936 Soft Cover. Unpaginated. A collection of black-and-white photographs of the Pittsburgh flood of 1936. On March 17 and 18, 1936, the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania witnessed the worst flood in its history when flood levels peaked at 46 feet (14 m). This flood became known as The Great St. Patrick’s Day flood, and also affected other areas of the Mid-Atlantic on both sides of the Eastern Continental Divide. View more info

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Lest We Forget: Wyoming Valley Flood of 1936

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edward J. Donohoe and Associates: 1936

Seller ID: 2279595

Condition: Fair


Wrappers unbound but included, multiple creases to wrappers. 1936 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. A photographic history of the 1936 Wyoming Valley flood. View more info

Image for Official Program of the Inaugural Ceremonies, Inducting into Office Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States, John N. Garner, Vice President of the United States, March 4, 1933

Official Program of the Inaugural Ceremonies, Inducting into Office Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States, John N. Garner, Vice President of the United States, March 4, 1933

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ransdell Incorporated: 1933

Seller ID: 2282987

Condition: Good


Faint crease to wrappers, front wrapper very faintly foxed, a couple light stains on rear wrapper, minor surface tear to rear wrapper. 1933 Stapled Binding. 64 pp. Official Program of the Inaugural Ceremonies, Inducting into Office Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States, John N. Garner, Vice President of the United States, March 4, 1933. View more info

Image for Uniforms of the United States Navy, 1900-1967

Uniforms of the United States Navy, 1900-1967

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office: 1967

Seller ID: 2287655

Condition: Near Fine


Spine edges lightly creased, faint smudges to front wrapper. 1967 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. No illustrations. A history of uniforms of the United States Navy from 1900-1967. View more info

Image for The Record of the Mediterranean Cruise of the United States Ship Saratoga CVA-60, Fall, Winter, Spring, 1959-1960

The Record of the Mediterranean Cruise of the United States Ship Saratoga CVA-60, Fall, Winter, Spring, 1959-1960

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: H. G. Roebuck and Son, Inc.: 1960

Seller ID: 2291347

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front endpaper, ink date on title page. Ink notes by previous owner on VA-34 Blue Blasters pages, providing names, nicknames, and assignments of other members. 1960 Large Hardcover. 256 pp. Lavishly illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs. USS Saratoga (CV/CVA/CVB-60), was the second of four Forrestal-class supercarriers built for the United States Navy in the 1950s. Saratoga was the sixth U.S. Navy ship, and the second aircraft carrier, to be named for the Battles of Saratoga in the American Revolutionary War. Commissioned in 1956, she spent most of her career in th... View more info

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The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope

By: Alter, Jonathan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2007

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2202494

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Remainder mark on page base. 2007 Trade Paperback. 414 pp. This is the story of a political miracle -- the perfect match of man and moment. Franklin Delano Roosevelt took office in March of 1933 as America touched bottom. Banks were closing everywhere. Millions of people lost everything. The Great Depression had caused a national breakdown. With the craft of a master storyteller, Jonathan Alter brings us closer than ever before to the Roosevelt magic. Facing the gravest crisis since the Civil War, FDR used his cagey political instincts and ebullient temperament in the... View more info

Image for Eisenhower: Volume I: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume II: The President

Eisenhower: Volume I: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume II: The President

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1985

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2281563

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printings. Spine and back corner of volume 2 lightly creased. 1985 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 637, [3]; 750, [2] pp. Numerous photographs. The complete two-volume biography of the general who became the 34th President of the United States. Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with Eisenhower himself to offer the fullest, richest, most objective rendering yet of the soldier who became president. He gives us a masterly account of the European war theater and Eisenhower'... View more info

The American Heritage History of the 20's and 30's

By: Andrist, Ralph K.; Stillman, Edmund; Davidson, Marshall; Kelly, Nancy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Heritage Publishing: 1970

Seller ID: 2292218

ISBN: 0828100977

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1970 Large Hardcover. 416 pp. Includes black-and-white and color illustrations. After World War I, America turned its back on the world it had helped make safe for democracy and groped for new values, new idols, new adventures. In a mere two decades the nation stumbled over a Noble Experiment, shed a few more tatters of Victorian morality, embraced materialism, endured hunger. It was a time of great change for a people hellbent on changing everything. Here, in one comprehensive volume, is the story of those mercurial, tempering years.--Rear jacket panel View more info

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Newspaper Boy

By: Barker, Thomas B.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: CreateSpace: 2011

Seller ID: 1673749

Condition: Fine


Brand new from author. 2011 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 94pp. Travel to the 1950's with Tom Barker as he takes you on his Rollfast Bicycle for a ride back in time when the minimum wage was $1 an hour, a stamp cost 3 cents and a newspaper was a nickel. Tom takes you on a visit to the lost world of the delivery of the mighty newspaper by an army of teens. Learn how hundreds of newspaper carriers got the latest news, fashion, sports, and advertising out to the masses. Understand the importance of the newspaper boy institution and the famous people it has influen... View more info

Image for Genesee Valley Events: 1668-1986

Genesee Valley Events: 1668-1986

By: Beale, Irene A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chestnut Hill Press: 1986

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2286756

ISBN: 0960813233

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author without inscription on title page. Spine slightly faded, owner bookplate inside front wrapper. 1986 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 198 pp. An accomplished historian and storyteller, Irene Beale has gathered a rich double handful of Valley events that recall people happenings and lore through some three hundred years of Valley living. View more info

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William P. Letchworth: A Man for Others

By: Beale, Irene A.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Chestnut Hill Press: 1994

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2286757

ISBN: 0960813209

Condition: Good


Signed by author without inscription on title page. Edges and title page foxed, owner bookplate inside front wrapper. 1994 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. x, 214 pp. This book captured the essence of the man who to much is given, much is expected in the 19th century when children were relegated to almshouses and were homeless in the streets in the backdrop of wealth and industrialization in New York State. The book captures the psychology of this man whose legacy continues today. It is a well written book that captures the dramatic events influencing and shaping ... View more info

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Mayday: Eisenhower, Khrushchev, and the U-2 Affair

By: Beschloss, Michael R.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291683

ISBN: 0060155655

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light edge wear to jacket. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Uncovers the story of Francis Gary Powers's flight in a CIA U-2 spy plane into Soviet airspace two weeks before a vital Paris summit meeting in 1960 between Eisenhower and Khrushchev. View more info

Image for Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan

Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan

By: Blair, Clay, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1976

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2281647

ISBN: 0553010506

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Pages lightly toned. 1976 Trade Paperback. 1072 pp. A reconstruction of United States submarine activity in the Pacific during World War II assesses the submarine's role in the overall War. View more info

Image for America's Queen: The Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

America's Queen: The Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

By: Bradford, Sarah

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268749

ISBN: 0141002204

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Spine and front wrapper creased. 2001 Trade Paperback. x, 500 pp. Black & white photographs. Acclaimed biographer Sarah Bradford explores the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the woman who has captivated the public for more than five decades, in a definitive portrait that is both sympathetic and frank. With an extraordinary range of candid interviews—many with people who have never spoken in such depth on record before—Bradford offers new insights into the woman behind the public persona. She creates a coherent picture out of Jackie’s tumultuous and cosmopolitan life... View more info

Image for John M. Browning, American Gunmaker: An Illustrated Biography of the Man and His Guns

John M. Browning, American Gunmaker: An Illustrated Biography of the Man and His Guns

By: Browning, John [M.]; Gentry, Curt

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290920

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket a bit rubbed with minor chip from spine base, sticker removal mark on jacket spine. 1964 Hard Cover. ix, [1], 323, [3] pp. 8vo. A memoir of the life and career of one of America's most well-known gun manufacturers, credited with the development of modern semi-automatic and automatic weapons, and with improvements to other designs and technologies. This book also includes a large chapter (over 80 pages) entirely on Browning's guns. Black-and-white photographic illustrations throughout, notes, bibliography, and index follow text. View more info

Image for The Bullitt Mission to Russia: Testimony before the Committee on Foreign Relations United States Senate by William C. Bullitt

The Bullitt Mission to Russia: Testimony before the Committee on Foreign Relations United States Senate by William C. Bullitt

By: Bullitt, William C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: B.W. Huebsch, Inc.: 1919

Seller ID: 1538083

Condition: Good


2nd printing. Wrappers rubbed, title page faintly foxed. Newspaper article advertising book laid in. 1919 Trade Paperback. 151 pp. Two page terminal publisher ad. William C. Bullitt went to Russia on a confidential mission to arrange for an exchange of peace proposals with Lenin. This book explores how Lenin met the Allied proposals, how Lloyd George discussed the proposals and then denied knowledge of them, and how Bullitt's report of his trip was suppressed. Bullitt was the first U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union under FDR, after his dealings with Russia at the Paris Peace Conference durin... View more info

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Means of Ascent: The Years of Lyndon Johnson

By: Caro, Robert A.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 1991

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2201945

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Pages lightly toned. 1991 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xxxiv, 522 pp. Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson, which began with the greatly acclaimed The Path to Power, also winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, continues -- one of the richest, most intensive and most revealing examinations ever undertaken of an American President. In Means of Ascent the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer/historian, chronicler also of Robert Moses in The Power Broker, carries Johnson through his service in World War II and the foundation of his long-co... View more info

Image for The Path to Power; Means of Ascent; Master of the Senate; The Passage of Power (The Years of Lyndon Johnson Volumes 1-4)

The Path to Power; Means of Ascent; Master of the Senate; The Passage of Power (The Years of Lyndon Johnson Volumes 1-4)

By: Caro, Robert A.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292086

Condition: Very Good


First editions of all four volumes. Volume 3 good (stain along base), other volumes very good. Boards lightly soiled, first volume jacket price clipped, several related articles laid in. 2012 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiii, [1], 882, [4]; xxxiv, 506, [4]; xxiv, 1167, [5]; xix, 712 pp. 8vo. The political biography of our time, now available in a four-volume hardcover set. Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson is one of the richest, most intensive and most revealing examinations ever undertaken of an American president. It is the magnum opus of a writer perfect... View more info

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Genesee County The Home Front: World War II, 1941-1945

By: Conklin, Susan L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: .: 1991

Seller ID: 2275934

Condition: Near Fine


Minor stains on front wrapper, sticker ghosting on rear wrapper. 1991 Large Softcover. Unpaginated. This collection of reminiscences, newspaper articles, local histories and photographs capture the effects World War II had on our local communities. These accounts emphasize the hardships, changes, joys and sorrows Genesee County residents shared during the war years. View more info

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War Planes of the Axis

By: Cooke, David C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Robert M. McBride & Company, New York: 1942

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2182227

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Jacket spine toned, half-inch tear along front bottom of jacket, two half-inch tears along back bottom of jacket, chip in back upper jacket, top of jacket edges frayed.Good. 1942 Hard Cover. 256 pp. A complete record--in both text and picture--of the fighting planes of the Axis. Black and white photographs included. View more info

Image for A Moment of Crisis: Jimmy Carter, the Power of a Peacemaker, and North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions

A Moment of Crisis: Jimmy Carter, the Power of a Peacemaker, and North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions

By: Creekmore, Marion; Carter, Jimmy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: BBS / Public Affairs: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276261

ISBN: 1586484141

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor sticker remnant on front jacket corner. 2006 Hard Cover. xxvi, 406 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Jimmy Carter. In A Moment of Crisis, Marion V. Creekmore, Jr. tells the story of Jimmy Carter's dramatic intervention in the 1994 North Korean nuclear crisis and shows how Carter prevented what he had determined was an almost certain war. Writing with the cooperation of President Carter, and drawing on a large amount of primary source material that has never been used before, Creekmore, who accompanied Carter into North Korea, delivers a gripping narrative of the former President on... View more info

Image for Herkimer County in the World War, 1916-1918

Herkimer County in the World War, 1916-1918

By: Cristman, Franklin W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Press of the Journal & Courier Co.: 1927

Seller ID: 2274566

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, spine head and spine base very lightly rubbed. 1927 Large Hardcover. 222 pp. A history of Herkimer County, New York, during World War One. Contents included: Activities of the Home Defense Committee; Home Defense Units; Honor Roll; The Following Men Enlisted from Herkimer County in the U.S. Motor Corps [Gas Hounds]. View more info

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Atomic Harvest: Hanford and the Lethal Toll of America's Nuclear Arsenal

By: D'Antonio, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Crown: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2206970

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket faintly rubbed. 1993 Hard Cover. An account of the crusaders who exposed the state of Washington nuclear weapons facility's role in the radioactive poisoning of thousands discusses the lives of people suffering from sterility and chronic ill-health. View more info

Image for Dublin's American Policy: Irish-American Diplomatic Relations, 1945-1952

Dublin's American Policy: Irish-American Diplomatic Relations, 1945-1952

By: Davis, Troy D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Catholic University of America Press: 1998

Seller ID: 2261579

ISBN: 0813209153

Condition: Fine


NEW. 1998 Trade Paperback. A comprehensive and informed analysis of Irish-American relations in the early Cold War years. As the Second World War came to an end in 1945, few countries had less in common-in terms of geopolitical power-than Ireland and the United States. In this informative narrative history, Troy D. Davis examines the diplomatic relationship between the two nations during the seven years immediately following the war. He assesses the effect of that relationship on the subsequent history of Ireland and emphasizes the impact of Ireland's early Cold War policies on partition-the m... View more info

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The Living Spirit of the Wobblies

By: De Caux, Len

Price: $8.00

Publisher: International Publishers: 1978

Seller ID: 2194998

Condition: Good


Pages heavily foxed, spine creased, stain along bottom corner of spine, ink name on front endpaper. 1978 Trade Paperback. xi, 156 pp. Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY SOCIAL MOVEMENT LABOR MOVEMENT WOOBLIES INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD IWW View more info

Image for Tumultuous Years: The Presidency of Harry S Truman, 1949-1953

Tumultuous Years: The Presidency of Harry S Truman, 1949-1953

By: Donovan, Robert J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1982

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2287848

ISBN: 0393301648

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. 1982 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 444 pp. Formerly a newspaper journalist and senior fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, Robert J. Donovan covered the White House during the Truman years for the New York Herald Tribune. He is the author of several books, including Conflict and Crisis: The Presidency of Harry S. Truman, 1945-1948. and Boxing the Kangaroo: A Reporter's Memoir (both with the University of Missouri Press). View more info

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Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920s

By: Douglas, Ann

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Noonday Press / Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2281333

ISBN: 0374524629

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Spine faintly creased. 1996 Trade Paperback. 606 pp. Cultural study of Manhattan in the 1920's, illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Terrible Honesty is the biography of a decade, a portrait of the soul of a generation - based on the lives and work of more than a hundred men and women. In a strikingly original interpretation that brings the Jazz Age to life in a wholly new way, Ann Douglas arugues that when, after World War I, the United States began to assume the economic and political leadership of the West, New York became the heart of a daring and accompl... View more info

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Inventing American Broadcasting, 1899-1922 (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology)

By: Douglas, Susan J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Johns Hopkins: 1989

Seller ID: 2205323

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1989 Trade Paperback. Such organizations as AT&T, General Electric, and the U.S. Navy played major roles in radio's evolution, but early press coverage may have decisively steered radio in the direction of mass entertainment. Susan J. Douglas reveals the origins of a corporate media system that today dominates the content and form of American communication. View more info