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  • WHAT'S CALLED LOVE: A Real Romance. by Paul, Jim.
    Paul, Jim.
    WHAT'S CALLED LOVE: A Real Romance.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Villard, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of his own attempt to win the love of a woman as they travel in Paris and throughout France interspersed with other tales of men famous for their romantic passion. Bibliography. 275 pp. ISBN: 0-685-63495-7.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46996
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  • THE CALIFORNIA GOLD DISCOVERY: Souces, Documents, Accounts And Memoirs Relating To The Discovery Of Gold At Sutter's Mill. by Paul, Rodman W.
    Paul, Rodman W.
    THE CALIFORNIA GOLD DISCOVERY: Souces, Documents, Accounts And Memoirs Relating To The Discovery Of Gold At Sutter's Mill.

    Edition: Second printing.

    Georgetown, California: The Talisman Press, 1967. dj. Hardcover - "The most comprehensive book ever published on the California gold discovery, containing a detailed mass of of accounts and sources relating to that momentous event by one of the outstanding authorities in the field. All known accounts by participants in the gold discovery are collected, including variant accounts, by Marshall, Bigler, Brown, and Wimmer, plus the related testimony of John A. Sutter." Edited and with a long introduction by Paul. Notes, bibliography following the introduction. (Most of the copies of the first printing were destroyed in a fire at the bindery.) Illustrated with twelve pages of halftone portraits, a map and facsimiles on glossy stock, one additional portrait leaf on…

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    Georgetown, California: The Talisman Press, 1967. dj. Hardcover - "The most comprehensive book ever published on the California gold discovery, containing a detailed mass of of accounts and sources relating to that momentous event by one of the outstanding authorities in the field. All known accounts by participants in the gold discovery are collected, including variant accounts, by Marshall, Bigler, Brown, and Wimmer, plus the related testimony of John A. Sutter." Edited and with a long introduction by Paul. Notes, bibliography following the introduction. (Most of the copies of the first printing were destroyed in a fire at the bindery.) Illustrated with twelve pages of halftone portraits, a map and facsimiles on glossy stock, one additional portrait leaf on blue paper bound in, plus a colored pictorial title page and illustrated chapter heads; illustrated endpapers. Index. Half cloth and pictorial paper-covered boards, with gilt-lettered spine; pictorial dust jacket. Large format bound in half burgundy cloth with gold illustrated boards, gilt lettering on spine. 237 pp.

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    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (a few light spots to the edges of the textblock, publisher's price-sticker placed over original price.)

    Book ID: 53863
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  • SOUTHWEST BORDERLANDS: Veins of Silver and Gold. by Perez, Robert H.
    Perez, Robert H.
    SOUTHWEST BORDERLANDS: Veins of Silver and Gold.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Tucson: University of Arizona - Arizona Educational Materials Center, (1982.). First edition - Stories of the Spanish conquest of the southwest, including California, and of the people involved. Also includes some discussion of culture change, then and now. Illustrated with maps and photographs. viii, 150 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated tan wrappers. Uncommon.

    Book ID: 51397
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  • Philbrick, Nathaniel.
    SEA OF GLORY: America's Voyage of Discovery, the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of one of the largest voyages of discovery in the history of the world and the last such all-sail convoy. Under the Command of Lieutenant Charles Wilkes, and despite losing two ships and 71 men, the expedition -which included botanists, geologists, biologists and mapmakers - logged 87,000 miles, discovered a new Southern continent which Wilkes named Antarctica, surveyed 280 Pacific islands and created 180 charts and collected thousands of specimens which eventually became the foundation of the Smithsonian Institution. Solidly researched and a fascinating story. Illustrated with drawings and maps, Notes, selected bibliography, index. 452 pp. ISBN: 0-67003231X.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38722
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  • THE SERPENT AND THE MOON: Two Rivals for the Love of a Renaissance King. by Princess Michael of Kent.
    Princess Michael of Kent.
    THE SERPENT AND THE MOON: Two Rivals for the Love of a Renaissance King.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Biography of Henri II (1519-1559), Catherine de Medici (1519-1589), and Diane de Poitiers (1499-1566). "Set against the stunning backdrop of Renaissance France and peopled by the titans of European history, [this] is a true story of love, war, intrigue, betrayal, and persecution. At its heart is one of the world's great love stories: the life-long devotion of King Henri II of France to Diane de Poiters." SIGNED by the author Marie Christine (Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent) on title page. Illustrated with many photographs, including a section in full color. Includes an author's note, map, family tree, chronology, bibliography, index. xii, 405 pp plus illustration credits. ISBN: 0-743251040.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 79677
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  • THOSE WILD AND LUSTY GOLD CAMPS. by Pryor, Alton
    Pryor, Alton
    THOSE WILD AND LUSTY GOLD CAMPS.

    Edition: Trade paperback - Completely Revised

    Roseville, CA: Stagecoach Publishing, (2006). Brief accounts of the gold rush towns and buildings in California. -mostly from the 1849 rush. Arranged alphabetically Illustrated with photographs. Index. 192 pp. ISBN: 0-9660053-41.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (a new copy)

    Book ID: 58854
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  • SHAKER BOY. by Ray, Mary Lyn. Illustrated by Jeanette Winter.
    Ray, Mary Lyn. Illustrated by Jeanette Winter.
    SHAKER BOY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Browndeer Press / Harcourt Brace. (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A sensitive and accurate portrayal of the lives and beliefs of the Shakers as seen through the eyes of a boy who is given into their care at age six and spends the rest of his life learning the songs and the ways of the Shakers. Includes the words and music from seven songs from Shaker collections and the author's historical note at the beginning. Illustrated with vivid paintings by Jeanette Winter. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-15-2769218.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43430
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  • HISTORY OF THE SAN FRANCISCO MEDICAL SOCIETY: Volume One, 1850-1900. by Read, J. Marion And Mary Mathes Read.
    Read, J. Marion And Mary Mathes Read.
    HISTORY OF THE SAN FRANCISCO MEDICAL SOCIETY: Volume One, 1850-1900.

    Edition: First edition.

    San Francisco: San Francisco Medical Society. 1858. Hardcover first edition - Preface, introduction, includes chapters on the legal regulation of the medical profession, the development of the xray as well as biographies of 16 prominent doctors. Illustrated with photographs. Appendices, references, index. Large format. ix, 190 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in dark green buckram with gilt lettering on the spine.

    Book ID: 53890
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  • REMAIN TO BE SEEN: Historic California Houses Open to the Public. by Richey, Elinor.
    Richey, Elinor.
    REMAIN TO BE SEEN: Historic California Houses Open to the Public.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books, (1974.) dj. Hardcover - Illustrated with 220 photographs of 112 historic homes - most are described briefly, but eighteen have extensive essays and many photographs - including the Bidwell Mansion in Chico, Sutter's Fort, Petaluma Adobe, the Octagon House in San Francisco, the Hearst Castle and more.Color frontispiece. Endpaper maps showing the location of the houses open to the public. Bibliography & Index. Large format, printed on heavy glossy stock throughout. 180 pp. ISBN: 0-831070978.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (some sunning to the spine of the dj.)

    Book ID: 38052
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  • BEETHOVEN'S HAIR. by Russell, Martin.
    Russell, Martin.
    BEETHOVEN'S HAIR.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Broadway Books, (2000.). First edition - From the cover: "An extraordinary historical odyssey and a musical mystery solved ...- As Ludwig van Beethoven lay dying in 1827, a young musician named Ferdinand Hiller came to pay his respects to the great composer. In the days after Beethoven's death, Hiller snipped a lock of his hair as a keepsake. This lock was passed down for more than a century through Hiller's family, until, during the second World War, it somehow found its way to the town of Gilleleje, in Nazi-occupied Denmark. There, it was given to a local doctor, Kay Fremming, who was deeply involved in the effort to provide aid for hundreds of frightened and hunted Jews.…

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    New York: Broadway Books, (2000.). First edition - From the cover: "An extraordinary historical odyssey and a musical mystery solved ...- As Ludwig van Beethoven lay dying in 1827, a young musician named Ferdinand Hiller came to pay his respects to the great composer. In the days after Beethoven's death, Hiller snipped a lock of his hair as a keepsake. This lock was passed down for more than a century through Hiller's family, until, during the second World War, it somehow found its way to the town of Gilleleje, in Nazi-occupied Denmark. There, it was given to a local doctor, Kay Fremming, who was deeply involved in the effort to provide aid for hundreds of frightened and hunted Jews. Who gave him the hair, and why? ...After his death, Fremming's daughter inherited the lock, and eventually put it up for sale at Sotheby's, where two American Beethoven enthusiasts, Ira Brilliant and Che Guevara, purchased it in 1994. Subsequently, they and others have instituted DNA and other tests in the hope of revealing the probable causes of the composer's famously bad health, his deafness, and his final demise." A fascinating historical treasure hunt. 242 pp.

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    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 39675
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  • D IS FOR DRINKING GOURD: An African American Alphabet. by Sanders, Nancy I.; E. B. Lewis, illustrator.
    Sanders, Nancy I.; E. B. Lewis, illustrator.
    D IS FOR DRINKING GOURD: An African American Alphabet.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Chelsea, MI: Sleeping Bear Press, (2007.) dj. Hardcover - Highlights the achievements of African Americans through the years - from A is for abolitionists, B is for Buffalo Soldiers to X is for Malcolm X. Illustrated throughout in full color by E. B. Lewis. Reference list. Oblong format. Unpaginated. ISBN: 158536293X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57054
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  • CHARRERIA MEXICANA: An Equestrian Folk Tradition. by Sands, Kathleen M.
    Sands, Kathleen M.
    CHARRERIA MEXICANA: An Equestrian Folk Tradition.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Tucson: University of Arizona Press, (1993.). The first major English language interpretation of Charreria: "a complex tradition of parades, competitions, costumes, music, and social events celebrating the Mexican horseman. A uniquely New World celebration that rivals rodeo in its extraordinary levels of sophistication and performance, it offers those of Mexican descent a source of pride in their heritage....describes the evolution of this equestrian tradition, highlighting the role of horsemen and women throughout Mexico's history." Photographs. Notes, glossary, references, index. xix, 344 pp. ISBN: 0-816513465.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy) in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 56448
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  • GOLD FEVER: Tales from the California Gold Rush. by Schanzer, Rosalyn.
    Schanzer, Rosalyn.
    GOLD FEVER: Tales from the California Gold Rush.

    Edition: First printing.

    Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, (1999) dj. Hardcover first edition - Eyewitness excerpts from letters, journals, and newspaper articles have been compiled by Schanzer to tell the story of the California Gold Rush of 1848. accompanied by colorful folk-art style illustrations. Note from the author. Large format, unpaginated. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-792273036.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77948
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  • GOOD MASTERS! SWEET LADIES! Voices from a Medieval Village. by Schlitz, Laura Amy. Illustrated by Robert Byrd.
    Schlitz, Laura Amy. Illustrated by Robert Byrd.
    GOOD MASTERS! SWEET LADIES! Voices from a Medieval Village.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, (2007) dj. Hardcover - Readers get to meet those who lived near an English manor in 1255 - from Hugo, the Lord's nephew, and Taggot, the blacksmith's daughter, to Pask, the runaway and Giles, the beggar, as each tell their story in verse or prose. Lovely illustrations by Robert Byrd - a handsome production overall. INSCRIBED on the title page by Schlitz and dated in 2008. Winner of Newberry Medal. Bibliography. Slightly oversized. 85 pp. ISBN: 9780763615789.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 58703
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  • CLIPPERTON: A History of the Island the World Forgot. by Skaggs, Jimmy M.
    Skaggs, Jimmy M.
    CLIPPERTON: A History of the Island the World Forgot.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York Walker, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A fascinating account of 'one of the most obscure, isolated and unpleasant places one earth.' The island itself, less than 4 square miles in size, is a treasure of flora and fauna, due mainly to its isolation - but it has also been the subject of international intrigue, some settlements especially during the great guano rush of the 19th century, visited by pirates, the US Navy during World War II, and in more modern times by ham radio operators and scientists. The human occupation included rape, murder and other atrocities, and the habitat of the island was altered many times by its invaders - but in the end, it wa…

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    New York Walker, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A fascinating account of 'one of the most obscure, isolated and unpleasant places one earth.' The island itself, less than 4 square miles in size, is a treasure of flora and fauna, due mainly to its isolation - but it has also been the subject of international intrigue, some settlements especially during the great guano rush of the 19th century, visited by pirates, the US Navy during World War II, and in more modern times by ham radio operators and scientists. The human occupation included rape, murder and other atrocities, and the habitat of the island was altered many times by its invaders - but in the end, it wa the land crabs who survived. Photographs, 318 pp with bibliography and index. ISBN: 0-8027-10905.

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    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65410
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  • THE CANADIAN DOMINION: A Chronicle of Our Northern Neighbor (The Chronicles of America Series #49) by Skelton, Oscar D.
    Skelton, Oscar D.
    THE CANADIAN DOMINION: A Chronicle of Our Northern Neighbor (The Chronicles of America Series #49)

    Edition: Early printing.

    New Haven, Connecticut : Yale University Press, (c. 1919). Hardcover - History of Canada. Bibliographical note, index.Small format. ix, 296 pp.

    Condition: Very good in light olive green cloth ("Canada" written on the spine.)

    Book ID: 57912
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  • DIARY OF AN EARLY AMERICAN BOY: NOAH BLAKE 1805. by Sloane, Eric.
    Sloane, Eric.
    DIARY OF AN EARLY AMERICAN BOY: NOAH BLAKE 1805.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Funk & Wagnalls, (1962.) dj. This book - part the diary of Noah Blake who was 15 in 1805, part the recreation of the life that a boy in his circumstances would have lived - is a strongly felt tribute to a vanished way of life, illustrated throughout with Sloane's pen-and-ink drawings, including one large 4-page foldout. Large format, printed on brown ink on light beige stock. 108 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 39649
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  • ERIC SLOANE'S AMERICA. by Sloane, Eric.
    Sloane, Eric.
    ERIC SLOANE'S AMERICA.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Promontory Press, (1982.) dj. Hardcover - Omnibus edition containing three works written and illustrated by Sloane and originally published in 1954-1956: American Barns and Covered Bridges; Our Vanishing Landscape, and American Yesterday. Each work is paginated separately as follows: 112, 107 and 123 pp. Somewhat oversized format. ISBN: 0-88365-6485.

    Condition: Near fine in a good dust jacket (some edgewear to the dj, especially at the base of the spine).

    Book ID: 51967
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  • CAPTAIN OF THE PHANTOM PRESIDIO: A History of the Presidio of Fronteras, Sonora, New Spain, 1686-1735, including the Inspection by Brigadier Pedro de Rivera, 1776. by Smith, Fay Jackson
    Smith, Fay Jackson
    CAPTAIN OF THE PHANTOM PRESIDIO: A History of the Presidio of Fronteras, Sonora, New Spain, 1686-1735, including the Inspection by Brigadier Pedro de Rivera, 1776.

    Edition: First printing.

    Spokane, WA: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Volume XIV in the Spain in the West Series. A history of this now almost forgotten outpost (located about 40 miles south of Douglas, Arizona), based on original source documents. this presidio is largely forgotten. Photographs, bibliography, index. Appendices include lists of settlers and translations of original documents. 217 pp. ISBN: 0-87062-2161.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (some sunning to the spine of the dj.)

    Book ID: 45108
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  • Sorel, Nancy Caldwell.
    THE WOMEN WHO WROTE THE WAR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arcade Publishing, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A well-researched and fascinating account of the women war correspondents during War II, who brought a fresh vision to the battlefields of the war and reported home with a new sensibility. Included are photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White, the only Western journalist to cover the Nazi invasion of the U.S.S.R. and the first to photograph Buchenwald; Martha Gelhorn, writer and wife of Ernest Hemingway; photographer Lee Miller; the New Yorker's Janet Flanner and more. In the years leading up to the war, in France during the invasion, in London during the Blitz, in China and Manila and Madrid, these women were there. Illustrated with photographs. Includes 39 pages of bibliographical notes, bibliography and index. xviii, 458 pp. ISBN: 1-559704934.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 32626
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  • NOTICIAS: Building Issue No 2, Volume XI, No. 1, Supplement, Winter 1995. Quarterly Bulletin of the Santa Barbara Historical Society. by Spaulding, Edward Selden, editor. .
    Spaulding, Edward Selden, editor. .
    NOTICIAS: Building Issue No 2, Volume XI, No. 1, Supplement, Winter 1995. Quarterly Bulletin of the Santa Barbara Historical Society.

    Edition: First printing, a slim pamphlet..

    Santa Barbara, CA: Santa Barbara Historical Society. 1965. First edition - Issue focuses on construction of the new building for the Society. Photographs. 16 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated cream stapled wrappers.

    Book ID: 75540
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  • Thompson, Kenneth W.
    AMERICAN DIPLOMACY AND EMERGENT PATTERNS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: New York University Press, 1962. dj. Hardcover first edition - Hans J. Morgenthau commented 'In its combination of historic knowledge, philosophic insight and political judgment, this book makes an extraordinary contribution to the understanding of American diplomacy, past and present.' A title in the James Stokes Lectureship on Politics series. Index. 273 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (prev owner's name stamp, slit to paper on spine of dj)

    Book ID: 30773
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  • LIFE AND TIMES OF MRS. LUCY G. THURSTON, Wife of Rev. Asa Thurston, Pioneer Missionary to the Sandwich Islands. by Thurston, Mrs. Lucy G. (introduction by Lorrin A. Thurston.)
    Thurston, Mrs. Lucy G. (introduction by Lorrin A. Thurston.)
    LIFE AND TIMES OF MRS. LUCY G. THURSTON, Wife of Rev. Asa Thurston, Pioneer Missionary to the Sandwich Islands.

    Edition: First thus - the 'second edition'

    [Advertiser Publishing Company], [1921.]. Hardcover first edition - Originally published in 1882, this classic account of the missionary work in the Hawaiian Islands was 'gathered from letters and journal extending over a period of more than 50 years selected and arranged by herself.' Thurston arrived in Hawaii in 1820 and died there in 1876, and this book provides a great deal of detail about life in Hawaii as well as the work of the missionaries. This second edition, one of just 1000 copies, includes a new introduction by Lorrin A. Thurston, a reproduction of the original title page, and is the first to include 16 additional illustrations, some from engravings, others from drawings by Lucy's daughter and others. (the…

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    [Advertiser Publishing Company], [1921.]. Hardcover first edition - Originally published in 1882, this classic account of the missionary work in the Hawaiian Islands was 'gathered from letters and journal extending over a period of more than 50 years selected and arranged by herself.' Thurston arrived in Hawaii in 1820 and died there in 1876, and this book provides a great deal of detail about life in Hawaii as well as the work of the missionaries. This second edition, one of just 1000 copies, includes a new introduction by Lorrin A. Thurston, a reproduction of the original title page, and is the first to include 16 additional illustrations, some from engravings, others from drawings by Lucy's daughter and others. (the first had only a frontispiece) . As such, this could be considered the 'best' edition. x, 307 pp plus 4 pp index.

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    Condition: Very good condition in gray cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine (faint stamp of previous owner, some rubbing and wear to cloth covers, but gilt lettering on spine is bright, binding is sturdy, pages are clean and supple.) Uncommon in all printings.

    Book ID: 51239
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  • RASPUTIN; Prophet, Libertine, Plotter. by Vogel-Jorgensen, T.
    Vogel-Jorgensen, T.
    RASPUTIN; Prophet, Libertine, Plotter.

    Edition: First thus.

    New Hyde Park, NY: University Books, (1970) dj. Hardcover - One of the first biographies of Rasputin, first published in 1917 shortly after Rasputin's assassination. Includes a new foreword by Leslie Shepard. Translated from the Danish by William Frederick Harvey. Index. xvi, 143 pp. Dust jacket design by Nick Frank.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacke (prev owner's name on title page, small nick to dj).

    Book ID: 72900
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  • ASSASSINATION VACATION. by Vowell, Sarah.
    Vowell, Sarah.
    ASSASSINATION VACATION.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2005.) dj. Hardcover - "a road map to the locations of American political violence and ruminates on their lessons ....much more than an entertaining and informative travelogue--it is the disturbing and fascinating story of how American death has been manipulated by popular culture, including literature, architecture, sculpture, and--the author's favorite--historical tourism. Though the themes of loss and violence are explored.... there are lighter diversions into the lives of the three presidents and their assassins, including mummies, show tunes, mean-spirited totem poles, and a nineteenth-century biblical sex cult." 258 pp. ISBN: 9780743260039.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 41968
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  • THE WORDY SHIPMATES by Vowell, Sarah.
    Vowell, Sarah.
    THE WORDY SHIPMATES

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, 2008. dj. Hardcover first edition - An exploration of the Puritans and their journey to America as only Vowell can write it. 251 pp. ISBN: 978-1594489990.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 72298
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  • THE WORDY SHIPMATES by Vowell, Sarah.
    Vowell, Sarah.
    THE WORDY SHIPMATES

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, 2008. dj. Hardcover first edition - An exploration of the Puritans and their journey to America as only Vowell can write it. 251 pp. ISBN: 978-1594489990.

    Condition: Near fine in a very near fine dustjacket (name on front endpaper)

    Book ID: 62784
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  • THE PARTLY CLOUDY PATRIOT. by Vowell, Sarah.
    Vowell, Sarah.
    THE PARTLY CLOUDY PATRIOT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - Vowell travels through the American past and in doing so investigates the bumpy roads in her own life. Her second full length book. 196 pp. ISBN: 0-743223527.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 62787
    Keywords: Essays, history, humor, politics
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  • FIRST INTO NAGASAKI: The Censored Eyewitness Dispatches on Postatomic Japan and Its Prisoners of War. by Weller, George ( Foreword by Walter Cronkite. Edited by Anthony Weller.)
    Weller, George ( Foreword by Walter Cronkite. Edited by Anthony Weller.)
    FIRST INTO NAGASAKI: The Censored Eyewitness Dispatches on Postatomic Japan and Its Prisoners of War.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - George Weller was a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who covered World War II across Europe and then set out to explore the devastation inflicted on Nagasaki. Censored by General MacArthur in 1945, lost for 60 years, these never-before-published reports provide a moving, unparalleled look at the bomb that killed more than 70,000 people and ended WWII. Also includes other published reports on the horrors of Japan's Pow Camps. Foreword by Walter Cronkite. Edited with an essay by Anthony Weller, the son of George Weller. Photographs. 320 pp. ISBN: 0-307-342018.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 45137
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  • CALLALOO: Callaloo Volume 20, Number 4 Fall 1997: Eric Williams and the Postcolonial Caribbean. by [Williams, Eric, 1911-1981.] Rowell, Charles H. , editor; Sandra Pouchet Paquet, guest editor, George Lamming, signed.
    [Williams, Eric, 1911-1981.] Rowell, Charles H. , editor; Sandra Pouchet Paquet, guest editor, George Lamming, signed.
    CALLALOO: Callaloo Volume 20, Number 4 Fall 1997: Eric Williams and the Postcolonial Caribbean.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press 1997. SIGNED first edition - A special issue devoted to the work of Dr Eric Williams, as an historian and a politician. SIGNED by George Lamming at his article "The Legacy of Eric Williams." Includes an excerpt from William's works, articles by Selwyn Cudjoe, Patricia Mohammed, William Darrity Jr, a select bibliography by Deborah Craig Nestor and more. Photograph. ix, pp 703-912. ISBN: 0161-2492.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (one corner bent.)

    Book ID: 52898
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