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

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

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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

Image for LIFE: John F. Kennedy Memorial Edition, Including His Biography and His Most Enduring Words

LIFE: John F. Kennedy Memorial Edition, Including His Biography and His Most Enduring Words

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Time: 1963

Seller ID: 2296531

Condition: Very Good


Minor ink note on front wrapper, a few creases. No chips. Wrappers intact. 1963 Stapled Binding. John F. Kennedy memorial edition, including his biography and his most enduring words. All of Life's pictures and text on the most shocking event of our time. Including his biography and his most enduring words. It is all over now. The frightful moment has passed and what unfolded before the eyes of a nation has begun-such is nature's mercy-to recede. But stark images still crowd the mind. We remember the smiling young couple, and a bunch of red roses; then-the monstrous act itself; and then-a flag... View more info

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Post, the Saturday Evening Post, December 14, 1963: John F. Kennedy, 1917-63, In Memoriam [Norman Rockwell]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Curtis Publishing Company: 1963

Seller ID: 2296534

Condition: Very Good


A few light creases. No chips. Wrappers intact. 1963 Magazine. 84 pp. COVER: Norman Rockwell portrait of JFK. In Memoriam: A Senseless Tragedy; The New President. CONTENTS: Articles - Hate Knows No Direction (Speaking Out); When the Highest Office Changes Hands, by Dwight D. Eisenhower; The New President: He Ought to Try to Slow Up, Alsop Interviews L. B. J.; The Assassination; Death in Emergency Room No. One; A Eulogy: John Fitzgerald Kennedy, by Arthur M. Schlessinger, Jr.; A Profile in Family Courage; What's Ahead for the G.O.P.?; New Weapon against Muscular Dystrophy; Wacky Search for Gold... View more info

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Official Guide Book of the Fair, 1933

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: A Century of Progress: 1933

Seller ID: 2298323

Condition: Very Good


Spine and front wrapper lightly creased, half inch tear along spine base, ink notes on rear of fold-out map. 1933 Soft Cover. 194 pp. Fold-out map, color ads for Firestone and Kraft. CONTENTS: Map of Grounds; Foreword; View of Fair Grounds; Your Book of the Fair; Theme of Fair in Science; A Brief History of a Century of Progress; The Symbol of Arcturus; The Basic Sciences; From Wagons to Wings--Transportation; The Servant that Has Transformed the World--Electricity; Radio and Communications Building and Garden; The Stirring Story of Mankind's Rise--Social Science; Beautiful Homes; The Drama of... View more info

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Views of the New York World's Fair

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Quality Art Novelty Company, Inc.: 1939

Seller ID: 2298471

Condition: Very Good


General wear. 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 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

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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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1947: Where Now Begins

By: Asbrink, Elisabeth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Other Press: 2018

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2297831

ISBN: 1590518969

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. An exceptional copy. 2018 Hard Cover. The year 1947 marks a turning point in the twentieth century. Peace with Germany becomes a tool to fortify the West against the threats of the Cold War. The CIA is created, Israel is about to be born, Simone de Beauvoir experiences the love of her life, an ill George Orwell is writing his last book, and Christian Dior creates the hyper-feminine New Look as women are forced out of jobs and back into the home. View more info

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Newspaper Boy

By: Barker, Thomas B.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: CreateSpace: 2011

Seller ID: 1673749

ISBN: 146629258X

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

Image for The Trains We Rode, Volume II [2]: Northern Pacific--Wabash

The Trains We Rode, Volume II [2]: Northern Pacific--Wabash

By: Beebe, Lucius; Clegg, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Howell-North Books: 1966

Seller ID: 2295362

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges very lightly rubbed. 1966 Large Hardcover. Volume 2 in this series covers the luxury passenger service offered by the Northern Pacific, the Nickel Plate-Lackawanna, the Norfolk & Western, the Northwestern, the Pennsylvania, the Long Island R. R., the Rock Island, the Southern Pacific, Missouri Pacific, Union Pacific, the Wabash, the Boston & Maine and other New England roads. Illustrated throughout with over 750 illustrations including drawings, black and white photos, a few color lithographs, and two paintings from noted railroad artist, Howard Fogg (see cover). Contains pp. 466-... View more info

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

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

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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

History of Lewis County New York, 1880-1965

By: Bowen, G. Bryon

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Board of Legislators of Lewis County: 1970

Seller ID: 2299736

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Top page ridge lightly foxed, ink note on front free endpaper. 1970 Hard Cover. 563 pp. Map included in rear pocket. CONTENTS: Introduction and Acknowledgements; Agriculture; Education; Public Buildings; Transportation; Wars; Croghan; Denmark; Diana; Greig; Harrisburg; Highmarket; Lewis; Leyden; Lowville; Lyonsdale; Martinsburg; Montague; New Bremen; Osceola; Pinckney; Turin; Watson; West Turin; Appendix: County Officers: Judges, Clerks, Treasurers, District Attorneys, County Attorneys, Population; Bibliography; Index. Lewis County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... View more info

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A World on Display: Photographs from the St. Louis World's Fair, 1904

By: Breitbart, Eric

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294360

ISBN: 0826317421

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Sticker on rear jacket panel. 1997 Hard Cover. ix, 108 pp. A book of superb b&w photographs, most taken in 1904 during the St. Louis World's Fair, showing some of the 2,000 native peoples brought to St. Louis to appear in the most extensive anthropological exhibit ever assembled for a world's fair. The text examines the relationship of the photographers with the images, and the images with the viewers and the society in which they were viewed. 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: $15.00

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

Seller ID: 2293181

Condition: Good


2nd printing. Wrappers rubbed with minor loss from corners, title page faintly foxed. Newspaper article advertising book laid in. 1919 Trade Paperback. 151, [3] pp. 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 Russ... View more info

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The Flavor of Honeoye Falls, 1838-1988

By: Bullock, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Anne Bullock: 1988

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2295010

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription, Historian. 2/3/92. Warm regards. Creases along spine. 1988 Trade Paperback. 82 pp. This is a collection of articles of some historic nature; historical and architectural notes on homes and buildings in the Village of Honeoye Falls; Fires-big and small; some newspaper articles that sparked curiosity; Village Trivia; Civil War Letters; some biographical information; notes from old diaries; and some information gathered from talking with friends who are long time residents of this village and some dear old-timers who are getting fewer and fewer as time goes on. View more info

Roosevelt: The Soldier of Freedom 1940-1945: The Concluding Volume of the First Complete Biography of FDR

By: Burns, James MacGregor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.: 1970

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2299750

ISBN: 0151788715

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges lightly bumped. Top page ridge lightly foxed, book plate on front free endpaper. 1970 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 722 pp. This award-winning companion volume to Roosevelt: The Lion and the Fox concludes the first and most acclaimed complete biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Undoubtedly the most comprehensive study of one of America's most acclaimed presidents, this classic biography is unparalleled in its depth, accuracy, and accomplishment. View more info

Image for Initial Ithacans: Comprising Sketches and Portraits of the Forty-Four Presidents of the Village of Ithaca (1821 to 1888) and the First Eight Mayors of the City of Ithaca (1888 to 1903)

Initial Ithacans: Comprising Sketches and Portraits of the Forty-Four Presidents of the Village of Ithaca (1821 to 1888) and the First Eight Mayors of the City of Ithaca (1888 to 1903)

By: Burns, Thomas W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Press of the Ithaca Journal: 1904

Seller ID: 2297861

Condition: Good


Appears to have been rebound in red cloth (original printing was in wrappers). Boards lightly soiled, stain along bottom edge, five-inch by one-inch chip and five-inch tear to edge of rear free endpaper. 1904 Large Hardcover. 205 pp. Comprising Sketches and Portraits of the Forty-Four Presidents of the Village of Ithaca (1821 to 1888) and the First Eight Mayors of the City of Ithaca (1888 to 1903). 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

ISBN: 067973371X

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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What Happened

By: Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296075

ISBN: 1501175564

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Very minor general wear. 2017 Hard Cover. xiv, 494 pp. For the first time, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history. Now free from the constraints of running, Hillary takes you inside the intense personal experience of becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party in an election marked by rage, sexism, exhilarating highs and infuriating lows, stranger-than-fiction twists, Russian interference, and an opponent who broke all the rules. This is her mo... 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