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1 The Formative Years (Condensed and edited edition). 2 Volumes [Complete Set].
Adams, Henry ; condensed and edited by Herbert Agar Collins London 1948 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A history of the United States during the administrations of Jefferson and Madison. 2 Volumes complete. Bound in cream cloth; black blocked spine. Both volumes in VERY GOOD clean condition. Previous owner's signature and date neatly on both f.e.p.s. Pale blue dust jackets. The DJ of volume 2 has some slight marks. Both DJs supplied in loose archival protective film sleeves (do not adhere to the book of jackets in any way). 23.5cm. pp. xxvi, 472; viii, 473-1067. A HEAVY set. Overseas (non-UK) postage will be higher than the quoted rate and charged at cost - please contact us for a quote. No extra charges for posting in the UK. 300964 
Price: 18.50 GBP

 
16 Miami, USA
Muir, Helen ; photographs by Masud and Najam Quraishy The Pickering Press, Inc Miami, Florida 1990 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
2nd edition. Blue cloth. A few little light marks to the top of the closed textblock edge. Otherwise in excellent NEAR FINE condition throughout. No names, inscriptions or other marks. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). pp. xv, 319. A HEAVY book - overseas postage will be higher than our standard rate and will be charged at cost; NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 302833 
Price: 26.00 GBP

 
 
2 The Greatest of Friends: Franklin D. Rooseelt and Winston Churchill 1941-45
Alldritt, Keith Robert Hale London 1995 0709052669 / 9780709052661 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original black boards. A dent to the bottom corners of the boards. The books is otherwise in very good, clean condition. A very small mark on the half-title page. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. There is a small pale stain to the dust jacket at the base of the spine. Old price sticker on the back cover and a short nick to the top edge of the front cover. 224pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103995 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
17 The Alamo
Myers, John Myers University of Nebraska Press 1973 0803257791 / 9780803257795 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback in excellent, near fine condition. Later printing. Clean and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 240pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 304810 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
3 The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions
Allen, Paula Gunn Beacon Press Boston 1992 0807046175 / 9780807046173 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback in very good, clean condition. Lightly read. Light full length creasing to the spine edge of the front cover. Binding tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Pages clean. pp. xvii, 311. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104488 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
18 Common Ground: Reimagining American History
Okihiro, Gary Y. Princeton University Press Princeton and Oxford 2001 0691070075 / 9780691070070 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback in excellent, fine, unread condition. As new. pp. xvi, 158. In Common Ground, Gary Okihiro uses the experiences of Asian Americans to reconfigure the ways in which American history can be understood. He examines a set of binaries - East and West, black and white, man and woman, heterosexual and homosexual - that have structured the telling of our nation's history and shaped our ideas of citizenship since the late nineteenth century. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 304675 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Urgent West: An Introduction to the Idea of the United States
Allen, Walter John Baker 1969 0212998293 / 9780212998296 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green boards; some rubs to the boards. Otherwise in nice, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. 244pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305194 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
19 Great American Railroad Stations
Potter, Janet Greenstein John Wiley & Sons, Inc 1996 0471143898 / 9780471143895 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
EX-PUBLIC LIBRARY copy. Has the usual library stamps and labels but is in otherwise very good clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Minor bumps to the cover corners. Large soft back book. HEAVY - over 1KG - overseas postage will be higher than the standard rate and will be charged at cost; NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 570pp. 302492 
Price: 21.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Founding of Maryland
Andrews, Matthew Page The Williams & Wilkins Company Baltimore, USA 1933 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original cloth binding, a bit rubbed at the spine and edges. Foredges untrimmed. A good sturdy copy. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 367pp. 24.5cm. Heavy book - overseas postage may be higher than the quoted rate and charged at cost. We will contact you before processing your order. 301324 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
20 From Munich to Pearl Harbor: Roosevelt's America and the Origins of the Second World War
Reynolds, David Ivan R. Dee Chicago 2001 1566633893 / 9781566633895 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Some indentations on the front endpaper from a previous pencilled price mark. Spine ends a little bumped. Bruising to dust jacket edges. Small grubby thumbing mark on p.4 and p. 5. Binding firm and tight. No names or inscriptions. Otherwise, good, clean condition. Dust jacket unclipped. 209pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103889 
Price: 10.50 GBP

 
 
6 Denville (Images of America)
Bianco, Vito Arcadia Publishing 2001 0738509078 / 9780738509075 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slight bumps to a couple of corners. 128pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305132 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
21 The Early Settlers
Rich, Louise Dickinson Franklin Watts London 1959 0851661866 / 9780851661865 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Gorsline, Douglas 
Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Some foxing spots to the top outer closed textblock edge. No other marks. No names or inscriptions. Page clean. Binding firm. 83pp. Later 1970s printing; first published in 1959. Dust jacket unclipped. This simply presented and well researched book gives the background of the settlement of four separate American colonies - Jamestown, Plymouth, New Amsterdam (New York) and Fort Christina. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 022847 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
7 The Image, or What Happened to the American Dream
Boortin, Daniel J. Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Blue cloth. No names, inscriptions or other marks. In VERY GOOD clean condition throughout. There a few very small rubs and chips to the edges of the dust jacket. 1st edition. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 315pp. 302281 
Price: 28.50 GBP

 
22 Breen, T. H. (with a new preface by the author)
Tobacco Culture: The Mentality of the Great Tidweater Planters on the Eve of Revolution Princeton University Press Princeton and Oxford 1987 0691089140 / 9780691089140 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback in excellent, unused, unread, fine condition. pp. xxx, 216. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 304673 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
 
8 A History of the Bahamas
Craton, Michael Collins London 1963 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2nd impression. Original green cloth boards. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Outer closed textblock edges slightly darkened. Binding is firm. 320pp. The dust jacket is worn and torn at the edges, back cover darkened and has some light marks, minor loss to the head and tail of the spine and corners. Dust jacket price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104316 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
23 A World to Gain: The Battle for Global Domination and Why America Entered WWII
Toughill, Thomas Clairview Books 2004 1902636511 / 9781902636511 Paperback NEW 8vo - 9.25" Tall 
New paperback. Not previously owned. In excellent, fine condition. RRP. 12.95. pp. x, 213. 032604 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
 
9 John F. Kennedy: An Unfinished Life 1917 - 1963
Dallek, Robert Penguin | Allen Lane London 2003 0713997370 / 9780713997378 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7> - 9>" tall 
Original black cloth binding. There is a slight lean to the spine. Some small foxing spots to the top outer closed textblock edge. The dust jacket has a c. 2 inch closed tear to the top edge of the dust jacket at the spine; this has been repaired by to the underside of the dust jacket by a previous owner. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. x, 838. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. PLEASE NOTE this is a very heavy book. No additional postage charges to send within the UK mainland; UK islands and N. Ireland please ask for a postage quote - an additional fee will be necessary. Overseas postage will be much higher than our standard postage rate - please enquire if you would like a quote. A discount is on offer if you would like to collect from our shop premises in N. Oxfordshire - please enquire. 200316 
Price: 14.50 GBP

 
24 A World to Gain: The Battle for Global Domination and Why America Entered WWII
Toughill, Thomas Clairview Books 2004 1902636511 / 9781902636511 Paperback NEW 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New paperback. Not previously owned. In excellent, fine condition. RRP. 12.95. pp. x, 213. 032605 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
 
10 The Money and the Power: The Making of Las Vegas and its Hold on America, 1947 - 2000
Denton, Sally ; Morris, Roger Alfred A. Knopf New York 2001 037540130x / 9780375401305 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Black cloth. Book and dust jacket both in VG clean condition throughout. Foredges untrimmed. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 479pp. 302732 
Price: 13.00 GBP

 
25 A World to Gain: The Battle for Global Domination and Why America Entered WWII
Toughill, Thomas Clairview Books 2004 1902636511 / 9781902636511 Paperback NEW 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New paperback. Not previously owned. In excellent, fine condition. RRP. 12.95. pp. x, 213. 032603 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
 
11 Canada: A People's History, Volume One
Gillmor, Don & Turgeon, Pierre McClelland & Stewart Ltd Ontario 2000 0771033400 / 9780771033407 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
pp. xiv, 306. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, near fine condition. DJ not price clipped [$60.00]. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside of the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 031549 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
26 Life on The Mississippi
Twain, Mark ; introduced by Ron Powers The Folio Society London 2006 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and slipcase are in excellent, FINE condition. Appears unread / barely opened. Printed on Morzine Wove paper and bound in buckram cloth blocked with a design by Neil Gower. pp. xxviii, 384. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 102863 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
 
12 The Last of The Knights
Goodson, James A. Harrop Press Canterbury, Kent 1990 1872809030 / 9781872809038 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original blue boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not clipped. pp. viii, 192. The sequel to Goodson's book, Tumult in The Clouds, this book continues the story of the pilot's war. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104344 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
27 Trespassers On The Amazon
Ure, John Constable and Company Limited London 1986 0094665001 / 9780094665002 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original black cloth boards. Both book and dust jacket are in VERY GOOD clean condition. Not price clipped, the DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 175pp. 301412 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
 
13 The Memoirs of Herbert Hoover. 3 Vols: Years of Adventure 1874 - 1920, The Cabinet and the Presidency 1920 - 1933, The Great Depression 1929 - 1941.
Hoover, Herbert Hollis and Carter London 1952 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Blue cloth. Matching volumes. No dust jackets. The first two volumes were published in 1952. The third volume was published in 1953. Old pencilled prices on the f.e.p. of each volume. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. ix, 496; vii, 405; xv, 503. A HEAVY set - packaged weight over 2KG. Overseas postage will be higher than the standard rate and will be charged at cost. No extra charges for delivery within the UK. 302580 
Price: 41.00 GBP

 
28 John Paul Jones: Maverick Hero
Walker, Frank Spellmount Limited Stroud, Glos 2007 1862273758 / 9781862273757 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original black boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Appears unread / little used. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. x, 278. An associate of Benjami Franklin and hero of the American War of Independence, John Paul Jones was the first captain to sail an American warship under an American flag and was instrumental in the creation of a co-ordinated naval force for the new republic. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 304783 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
14 Dogmatic Wisdom: How the Cultural Wars Divert Education and Distract America
Jacoby, Russell Doubleday New York 1994 0385425163 / 9780385425162 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original boards. Minor bruising to spine ends and to the edges of the dust jacket. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Binding tight and firm. Pages clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. DJ not price clipped. pp. xviii, 235. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 010565 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
29 Douglass and Melville: Anchored Together in Neighborly Style
Wallace, Robert K. Spinner Publications, Inc 2005 0932027911 / 9780932027917 Soft cover Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Second-hand paperback in excellent FINE as new condition. Unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Printed price on the back cover has been crossed out with pen. No other faults. 148pp. 301771 
Price: 17.50 GBP

 
 
15 Love on Trial : An American Scandal in Black and White
Lewis, Earl ; Ardizzone, Heidi W.W. Norton & Company New York 2001 0393050130 / 9780393050134 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - 9.5" Tall 
Book and dust jacket both in FINE condition. Excellent. Appears unread. Upon marrying socialite Leonard Rhinelander in 1924, Alice Jones, a former nanny, became the first black woman to be listed in the Social Register as a member of one of New York's wealthiest families. Their marriage quickly became a national scandal and a legal matter. 000876 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
30 The Andes: A Cultural History (Landscapes of the Imagination series)
Wilson, Jason Signal Books Oxford 2009 1904955541 / 9781904955542 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Clean and tight second hand paperback. Appears barely read or unread. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xvii, 266. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104495 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
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