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1 Insects: a Pocket Companion
078580983X / 9780785809838; There are over one million species of insect and more are discovered each year. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to some of the more well-known species, with special hints on examining them. A fact-packed introduction is followed by a visual directory of world-wide species. A host of individual entries presents brief descriptions of each insect's characteristics, and a list of vital statistics relating to size and appearance. Each one is illustrated in color and accompanied by an at-a-glance reference box with summarizes the key features of each particular insect. 64 pages with index. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
Chartwell Books
Edison, New Jersey, U. S. A., 1999, Unknown
Hardcover, Pictorial
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003187; 
Price: 13.80 USD
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2 Peace in Vietnam a New Approach in Southeast Asia
You Americans don't understand. You are making beggars of our children, prostitutes of our women, and Communists of our men!" These words were uttered by a young Vietnamese teacher. They were directed at an American G. I. In Hue, South Vietnam, who had been passing out candy to a group of youngsters. The American Friends Service Committee, a Quaker organization, had been making every effort that it could to end the fighting in Vietnam. As part of this effort, a working party was appointed to search for alternatives to military force. This resulting report provides by no means the only answer, but does point out paths of action we can follow to halt war's expansion and to bring the destruction of property and human life to an end. (From the back cover) 112 pages, including 4 appendices and a selected bibliography. There is a minor crease on the front cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Hill And Wang
New York, 1966, First Edition
Softcover
Near Fine with no dust jacket


001925; 
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The Ig Nobel Prizes: the Annals of Improbable Research, Abrahams, Marc
3 Abrahams, Marc The Ig Nobel Prizes: the Annals of Improbable Research
0525947531 / 9780525947530; Everyone knows about the Nobel Prizes, those prestigious awards that recognize the world's most talented and innovative minds. Unfortunately, not all of the hopeful thinkers and academics areound the globe can become Nobel Laureates, but some are lucky enough to win the esteemed Ig Nobel Prize instead. Their unbelievable accomplishments are now documented in glorious detail, in this book. Drawn from the world's wackiest actual achievements in science, economics, and peace, The Ig Nobel Prizes demonstrates the extreme measures people will take in the quest for knowledge. The Ig Nobel Prizes are awarded with Ceremonies at Harvard University. An Ig Nobel Prize is ideal for anyone who first wants to laugh and then wants to think. Includes appendices and an index. ; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall
E P Dutton
New York, New York, U. S. A., 2003, First Edition
Hardcover
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Illustrated by Photographs; 
002851; 
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4 Alcoholics Anonymous Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions
0916856011 / 9780916856014; From the foreword: Alcoholics Anonymous began in 1935 in Akron, Ohio, as the outcome of a meeting between a well-known surgeon and a New York broker. Both were severe cases of alcoholism and were destined to become cofounders of the A. A. Fellowship. This book deals with the "Twelve Steps" and the "Twelve Traditions" of A. A. It presents an explicit view of the principles by which A. A. Members recover and by which their Society functions. The Twelve Steps are a group of principles, spiritual in their nature, which, if practiced as a way of life, can expel the obsession to drink and enable the sufferer to become happily and usefully whole. The Twelve Traditions apply to the life of the fellowship itself. They outline the means by which A. A. Maintains its unity and relates itself to the world about it, the way it lives and grows. Many people, non alcoholics, report that as a result of the practice of A. A. 's Twelve Steps, they have been able to meet other difficulties of life; they see in them a way to happy and effective living for many, alcoholic or not. The second section of this volume, Twelve Traditions, gives answers to how and why the fellowship of A. A. Works, without a central government, with only a set of traditional principles to follow. 192 pages, with very light wear at the spine ends. The jacket is sun-lightened at the spine, with a bit of wear at the corners, a few chips at the top and a repaired 2" tear to the back. There is a spot, and a 1/2" brownish stain on the back. The jacket is in a protective cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Alcoholics Anonymous World Serv Inc.
New York, New York, U. S. A., 1985, Thirtieth Printing
Hardcover
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


002819; 
Price: 8.28 USD
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5 Aldrich, Robert The Age of Empires
NEW - STILL IN PUBLISHERS PLASTIC. Heavily illustrated with 200 color reproductions of paintings and printed images-up to 17 x 11 inches-and 100 black and white photos and engravings, this large volume considers the combined history of empires in the West through the stories of 13 modern empires. This account raises new subjects, from the roles of women in empire building to food and ecology, and observes how the maps of the explorations, the chronologies of the conquests, and the balance sheets of commerce explain much of today's global civilization. (Description from Daedalus) 320 pages, well-illustrated in color. 9" x 11 1/4
Thames & Hudson
London, 2007, 
Hardcover
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003462; 
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6 Allen, Rodney Threshold of Terror: the Last Hours of the Monarchy in the French Revolution
0750920300 / 9780750920308; The French Revolution of 1789 did not set out to end the French monarchy. It aimed to create liberal constitutional government, with the king continuing to be responsible for national administration. This objective was believed to have been attained by the establishment of the Constitution of September, 1791. However, radicals were not satisfied and France's declaration of war against Austria in April 1792 enhanced fears of counter-revolution led by aristocratic emigre forces based in Coblenz. Although the king tried to distance himself from the aristocratic faction, radical politicians agitated increasingly against the monarchy. On the fatal day of August 10, 1792, Louis XVI was abandoned by the constitutionalists, and only the Swiss Guards, reacting autonomously to an impossible situation, made a real effort to protect him. The chain of events following the fall of the king led to the September Massacres, and for 2 years a regime of growing politiical terror led to hundreds of thousands perishing as a result of the guillotine, mass executions, and civil war. The author describes in a detail never before attempted what happened, through a careful analysis of eyewitness accounts, official minutes of institutions, and journalist reports. Many of these witness sources have never been previously published in English. This heart-rending story of human and political tragedy should be required reading for anyone gripped by the drama of the French Revolution. 248 pages including a bibliography and index. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Sutton Pub Ltd
United Kingdom, 1999, 
Hardcover
New in New dust jacket

Illustrated by Drawings and Paintings; 
002860; 
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7 Anderson, Bonnie S. Joyous Greetings: the First International Women's Movement, 1830-1860
0195143973 / 9780195143973; Joyous Greetings traces the early development of the first international women's movement, documenting the activities of what Anderson designated as 20 core members for three decades. This was the first international feminist movement, championing women's rights in the United States, Britain, France, and Germany. At the height of the Victorian period, they insisted their sex deserved full political equality, and called for a new kind of marriage based on companionship, the right to divorce and to get custody of their children. Includes notes, bibliography, and index. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Oxford University Press
New York, NY, 2000, First Edition
Softcover
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Illustrated by Photographs and Drawings; 
004138; 
Price: 11.04 USD
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8 Bamberger, Bernard J. The Story of Judaism
0805200770 / 9780805200775; This is the Third Augmented Edition. It is a comprehensive history of the faith of Israel. Recognizing that the history of Judaism cannot be separated from the history of the Jewish people itself, Dr. Bamberger tells that story, too, but he focuses on the inner content of Jewish life - the religious ideas, observances, and institutions. He makes vivid the ideas and practices of Judaism from its nomadic beginnings in Biblical times, through exile, to life in America and the new State of Israel. Additional material written for this edition brings the story of Judaism up to date through the Six-Day War to 1970. "Over 3, 000 years of Jewish existence have been distilled into a single volume. This is a formidable task for any scholar and has been admirably accomplished by Dr. Bamberger. " (Library Journal) . Includes table of contents, book list, notes, and index. Light wear at the corners and spine ends; two vertical scratches on the very surface of the front cover. Underlining and marked passages inside, no highlighting.; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Schocken Books
New York, NY, 1970, Third Edition
Softcover
Very Good


003685; 
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9 Bangs, Richard; Scaturro, Pasquale Mystery of the Nile: the Epic Story of the First Descent of the World's Deadliest River
0399152628 / 9780399152627; Ever since explorers first ventured upriver, the possibility of navigating the Nile from beginning to end has been a tantalizing dream, but it remained one of the last gret incomplete journeys of exploration. Many perished trying by drowning, shooting, or simply disappearing. Renowned adventurer Pasquale Scaturro with his partner, Gordon Brown, made history in 2004. Leading an expedition that completed the epic first descent of the Blue Nile and Nile in 114 days, they traveled more than 3, 000 miles by kayak and raft, from the source in Ethiopia to the shores near Alexandria. This book combines the gripping story of their triumphant journey with the rich history of previous attempts. 294 pages with 16 pages of color photographs. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Putnam Pub Group
E Rutherford, New Jersey, U. S. A., 2005, First Edition
Hardcover
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003121; 
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10 Barnett, Louise Ungentlemanly Acts: the Army's Notorious Incest Trial
0809073978 / 9780809073979; In April 1879, on a remote military base in Texas, Captain Andrew Geddes, a decorated Army officer of dubious moral reputation, faced a court-martial. The trial unearthed shocking tales of seduction, incest, and abduction. This happened in the post-Civil War period, when Americans were striving to define their moral codes anew. The highest figure in the United States Army, General Sherman, got involved, and made it his personal mission to se that Geddes was punished for his crimes. But what had he actually done? Geddes had accused a fellow officer, Louis Orleman, of incest with his teenage daughter Lillie. The Army quickly charged not Orleman but Geddes with "conduct unbecoming a gentleman, " for his accusation had come about because Orleman was preparing to charge Geddes with attempting to seduce and abduct the same young lady. This is a suspenseful narrative of a very important trial and a study of the then prevailing attitudes toward sexuality parental discipline, the Army, and the division between public and private life. 287 pages with several pages of photographs and an index. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Hill & Wang Pub
New York, New York, U. S. A., 2000, First Edition
Hardcover
Fine in Fine dust jacket


001392; 
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11 Barty-King, Hugh The Worst Poverty; a History of Debts and Debtors
1840150092 / 9781840150094; 'Debt is the worst poverty' runs an old proverb. Whether by misfortune or mismanagement, debt has continually brought misery to the minority - just as much in previous centuries as in the credit society of the 1990s. In this fascinating and highly readable book, Hugh Barty-King provides a well-researched insight into the behaviour of the age-old principles involved: Buyer/debtor and selller/creditor, money-borrower and money-lender, banker, mortgager, pawnbroker - and those on the sidelines who set the rules and offer advice such as lawmakers, preachers, leader writers, tract writers, playwrights and authors. Chapter one is set in the Middle Ages when credit was based upon 'the exchange of two deferred promises'. As the story unfolds, chapter by chapter through the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, further intriguing facts about debt emerge. For some, debt was a way of lilfe; for others, like Lord Chesterfield and Samuel Smiles, a state to be avoided at all costs, and for Lady Hamilton, to be ignored until there were no ex-lovers to save her from the Sponging House. In more recent times overindebtedness has often become the only way out, with banks, building societies and high-street stores only too eager to provide 'easy' credit in an attempt to encourage the customer to spend, spend, spend. Illustrated informatively throughout. 214 pages including a bibliography and index. The binding is a glossy pictorial, same as the jacket. The jacket back has a few small wrinkles and a 4" diagonal wrinkle. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Budding Books
Phoenix Mill, UK, 1997, Reprint
Hardcover
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Illustrated by Photographs, Drawings, Letters; 
002857; 
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The Mayflower Pilgrims Roots of Puritan, Presbyterian, Congregationalist, and Baptist Heritage, Beale, David
12 Beale, David The Mayflower Pilgrims Roots of Puritan, Presbyterian, Congregationalist, and Baptist Heritage
188989351x / 9781889893518; This is the fascinating account of one of the greatest adventures of all time. It is recounted here in its entire breadth, from Reformation backgrounds to the nineteenth century. Engagingly written, this complete and up-to-date account includes research never before published. Dispelling numerouw popular myths concerning the English Separatist Movement, this book establishes the movement's true role in the English, American, and Christian heritage. Includes 14 pages of color photographs and an index. ; 4to 9" - 12" tall; 272 pages
Ambassador-Emerald Int'l.
Greenville, SC, 2002, Unknown
Hardcover
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004386; 
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Over the Edge of the World Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe, Bergreen, Laurence
13 Bergreen, Laurence Over the Edge of the World Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe
0066211735 / 9780066211732; The spine ends of the jacket have light wear. ; This is the firt time in nearly half a century that anyone has attempted to narrate the complete story of Magellan's unprecedented circumnavigation of the globe - to tell this truly gripping and profoundly important story of heroism, discovery, and disaster. Magellan's fleet sailed from Seville, Spain to find a water route to the Spice Islands in Indonesia. Most important, though, they were looking for a passageway through the great landmass of the Americas that would lead them to these fabled islands. The reader is on board with Magellan and his crew as they explore, navigate, mutiny, suffer, and die across the seas. From the five ships that set out for the Spice Islands, one returned three years later with an abundance of spices and just eighteen emaciated men from the more than two hundred that had originally sailed. They suffered starvation, disease and torture, and many died, including Magellan, who was violently killed in a fierce battle. This chronicle is a captivating tale that rivals the most exciting thriller fiction. ; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 438 pages
William Morrow
New York, NY, 2003, First Edition
Hardcover
As New in Fine dust jacket


004421; 
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14 Biddle, Ellen McGowan Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife
0811720586 / 9780811720588; Originally printed in 1907, this volume is part of the Frontier Classics Series, and has a new introduction by Peter Cozzens, author of several acclaimed books on the Civil War and Western history. Ellen Mcgowan Biddle was the wife of James Biddle, a U. S. Army officer who saw wide service on the frontier. This book is a collection of her articulate, astute observations about life in the Army. From Macon, Georgia, where she first went to join her husband, to Fort Robinson, Nebraska, where then-Colonel Biddle commanded the 9th Cavalry, Ellen McGowan Biddle followed her husband throughout his career, up until his retirement from active service in 1896. Throughout her reminiscences, she relates not only the day to day events of her life as an Army wife, but also the excitement, uncertainty, and sacrifice of life on the frontier. Fascinating reading! 257 pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Stackpole Books
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., 2002, First Edition
Softcover
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Illustrated by Photographs; 
002899; 
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15 Billington, Jill London's Parks & Gardens
0711220395 / 9780711220393; London is among the greenest of cities, with over 67 square miles of parks and gardens. This volume takes the reader on a guided tour of London's green spaces, taking in public squares, community and allotment gardens, riverside walks, front gardens and window boxes - and the many and monumental public parks, from the grand formality of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens to the wild heathland of Hampstead and the commons. Illustrated with color photos that capture all the diversity of this great city, presenting a fresh viewpoint on the familiar, and crammed with intriguing information, this book is a source of delight and discovery for all Londoners and all visitors to London. Includes index. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
Frances Lincoln Ltd
United Kingdom, 2003, First Edition
Hardcover
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Illustrated by Lousada, Sandra; 
003166; 
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16 Bjorkman, Tom Russia's Road to Deeper Democracy
0815708998 / 9780815708995; Russia has embarked on a slow but steady path of foreign policy alignment with the West. President Vladimir Putin's market-oriented economic policies and structural reforms have added momentum. But in the long run, the decisive factor in Russia's relationship with the West will be the nature of the political order it builds on the ruins of communism. Since the Soviet collapse Russia seems stalled somewhere between democracy as understood in the West and the highly authoritarian order Russia inherited from the USSR. Some would say that Russia is doomed by its history and political culture to a lengthy period of semi-authoritarianism. In this book, the author presents evidence that this assessment is too pessimistic and underestimates the forces for political change that lie beneath the surface of what seems to be an era of political somnolence. The author argues that it is not the weight of history or the antidemocratic attitudes of the Russian population restraining Russia from making progress toward stronger democratic institutions, but specific leadership policies and elements of Russia's political elite who have a self-interest in maintaining the status quo. This slender book is still in publisher's wraps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Brookings Inst Press
Washington, D. C. , U. S.a., 2003, 
Softcover
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002167; 
Price: 7.36 USD
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17 Bodansky, Yossef Offensive in the Balkans: the Potential for a Wider War As a Result of Foreign Intervention in Bosnia-Herzegovina
0952007045 / 9780952007043; This book discusses the origins of this war, the local roots and the Bosnian Jihad, manipulating Washington, relations between Belgrade and Zagreb, and also between Moscow and Berlin. The author posits what he expects to happen next and includes a chapter on the former Yugoslavia. There is considerable information in this book that the average person is probably not aware of, and so makes interesting reading. 115 pages including a bibliography and a short biography about the author. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
International Media Corp. For And On Behalf Of The International Strategic Studies Association
Alexandria, Va, U. S. A., 1995, 
Softcover
New with no dust jacket


001909; 
Price: 16.56 USD
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Mirrors of the Economy: Historische Aktien USA; Historic Stock Certificates USA, Volume 1, Braun, Hans
18 Braun, Hans Mirrors of the Economy: Historische Aktien USA; Historic Stock Certificates USA, Volume 1
3874393976 / 9783874393973; In German and English. The collecting of historic, or obsolete, securities has heretofore been limited to a small number of enthusiasts, especially when compared to other areas of collecting. It requires a familiarity with, and an interest in, economics and finance. A given collection, consisting of any combination of groups and differentiating along regional, national or international lines, is limited only by the inclination and interests of the collector. Areas contained in this book include Joint-Stock Ownership, The Development of the Economy, Chronological Overview, Land and Transport Facilities, Transportation, and Banking and Finance. The last three categories include an introduction and chronological illustrations of certificates by date of issue. 295 pages including chronological and general indexes. The cover is gold, textured vertically, with a red cloth spine and pastedown titles. A heavy, oversized book. 11 3/4" x 10" wide. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Hermann Schmidt Verl. Gmbh & Co. KG
Mainz, Germany, 1996, 
Hardcover
New with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
002920; 
Price: 17.48 USD
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Mirrors of the Economy: Historic Share Certificates Europe; Historische Aktien Europa, Volume 1 Spiegelbilder Der Wirtschaft, Braun, Hans; Urmston, Richard
19 Braun, Hans; Urmston, Richard Mirrors of the Economy: Historic Share Certificates Europe; Historische Aktien Europa, Volume 1 Spiegelbilder Der Wirtschaft
In German and English. The collecting of historic, or obsolete, securities has heretofore been limited to a small number of enthusiasts, especially when compared to other areas of collecting. It requires a familiarity with, and an interest in, economics and finance. A given collection, consisting of any combination of groups and differentiating along regional, national or international lines, is limited only by the inclination and interests of the collector. For each country included in this volume, the development of the economy, a chronological overview, and illustrations of certificates are detailed. Lastly an alphabetical index, chronological index, and sources and bibliography are included. The cover is gold, textured vertically, with a dark green cloth spine and paste down titles. A heavy, oversized book. 11 3/4" x 10" wide. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Well-illustrated, mostly color.
Verlag Hermann Schmidt Mainz
Germany, 1996, 
Book
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003398; 
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20 Brokow, Tom Boom! Talking about the Sixties
0812975111 / 9780812975116; Tom Brokaw, one of America's premier journalists talks with a wide range of people to give us an epic portrait of the tumultuous Sixties. The voices and stories of both famous people and ordinary citizens come together in a "virtual reunion" as Brokaw takes us on a memorable journey through a remarkable time. A DVD excerpt from the HISTORY special 1968 with Tom Brokaw, is included. The front bottom corner is bent up a bit. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 662 pages
Random House
New York, 2007, First Edition
Softcover
Fine


004352; 
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21 Brokow, Tom Boom! Talking about the Sixties
0812975111 / 9780812975116; Tom Brokaw, one of America's premier journalists talks with a wide range of people to give us an epic portrait of the tumultuous Sixties. The voices and stories of both famous people and ordinary citizens come together in a "virtual reunion" as Brokaw takes us on a memorable journey through a remarkable time. A DVD excerpt from the HISTORY special 1968 with Tom Brokaw, is included. The front bottom corner is bent up a bit. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 662 pages
Random House
New York, 2007, First Edition
Softcover
Fine


4352; 
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Beasts in Heraldry, Brooke-Little, J. P. (Rickmond Herald Of Arms)
22 Brooke-Little, J. P. (Rickmond Herald Of Arms) Beasts in Heraldry
0828902135 / 9780828902137; Heraldry is like a vast castle full of myriad secrets and interests, pleasures and distractions. Mary Angel has discovered and highlighted one of these in the most enchanting way. This is not only a book on heraldry; the coats shown are not actual, even though they are heraldically correct. Instead, this is a collection of delicate, romantic pictures devised and designed in such a way as to relate the creatures of nature to those of heraldry. This volume is valuable, as symbolic forms used in armour are too often studied in isolation. This is a new and interesting approach; it is also a beautiful book with information on each animal, and a brief description of the armour. The box included is sunned on each vertical side with a small slit at the top right. All else is as new. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
The Stephen Greene Press
Brattleboro, Vermont, 1974, First Edition
Hard Cover, Cloth
Fine with No dust jacket as issued

Illustrated by Angel, Marie; 
003932; 
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The Lost City of Solomon & Sheba: an African Mystery, Brown-Lowe, Robin; Thesiger, Sir Wilfred (Foreword by)
23 Brown-Lowe, Robin; Thesiger, Sir Wilfred (Foreword by) The Lost City of Solomon & Sheba: an African Mystery
0750930330 / 9780750930338; The Lost City of Solomon & Sheba is a gripping story of discovery and detection set in one of the most mysterious ancient civilizations, the heart of south-central Africa. It is an ancient ruined civilization comprising several thousand stone structures - many as large as modern towns - and all surrounded by thousands of abandoned gold mines. The author grew up in this part of Africa and has devoted a lifetime to researching the origins of this lost culture, reaching a convincing and exotic conclusion. This book will appeal to all those interested in African history and archeology and to anyone fascinated by lost cities, ruined temples or abandoned gold mines. With index, bibliography, photos and line drawings. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Sutton Pub Ltd
Phoenix Mill, UK, 2003, First Printing
Hardcover
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003129; 
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24 Butler, Anne M. Gendered Justice in the American West: Women Prisoners in Men's Penitentiaries
0252022815 / 9780252022814; Even more than the well-known images of the lone gunfighter or the reckless cowboy, the penitentiary was an important symbol of violence in the American West, violence that intensified when compounded by the factors of race, class, and sex. In this pathbreaking study of women prisoners in men's penitentiaries from 1865 to 1915, Anne M. Butler shows that the women, already faced with distinct gender disadvantages within western society, were subjected to intense physical and mental violence while in prison. For women of color or of lower social class, she argues, the violence was even greater and more frequent. Butler's poignant cross-cultural account draws on prison records and the words of the women themselves. She explores how 19th-century criminologists constructed the "criminal women"; the elements, of age, race, class, and gender in women's court proceedings; the kinds of violence encountered by women inmates; their diet, illnesses, experiences with pregnancy and child-bearing; prison work systems for women; and women's own strategies for response. 262 pages including a selected bibliography and index. Bound in lavender cloth, with illustrations throughout. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Univ Of Illinois Press
Urbana, Illinois, 1997, 
Hardcover
New in New dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
002890; 
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"Unsinkable" the Full Story of the RMS Titanic, Butler, Daniel Allen
25 Butler, Daniel Allen "Unsinkable" the Full Story of the RMS Titanic
081171814X / 9780811718141; No other ship in history has attracted so much attention, stirred up so much powerful emotion, or accumulated so many legends and myths as the Titanic. This volume is a fresh look at this incredible story, one that centers on the people who built the ship, crewed her, and sailed on her. It follows the great ship through her path toward disaster, slowly sinking in the North Atlantic on April 14, 1912. The story doesn't end there; the high drama of the U. S. Senate investigation and the British Royal Board of Trade inquiry is included, along with the "mystery ship" Californian, whose officers watched Titanic sink and did nothing for fear of being subjected to their sleeping captain's wrath. 8 pages of black & white photos. Includes glossary, notes, bibliography, and index.; Octavo (standard book size); 292 pages
Stackpole Books
Mechanicsburg, PA, 1988, First Edition
Hardcover
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Illustrated by Photographs; 
003727; 
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