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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 VERY HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 300964 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
16 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 VERY HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 302580 
Price: 37.00 GBP

 
 
2 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. 305194 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
17 The Elements Combined: A History of the Steel Company of Canada
Kilbourn, William Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited Toronto 1960 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Kilbourne, Rosemary 
With woodcut illustrations and decorated endpapers. Some minor shelfwear, clean pages slightly yellowed by age. Sellotape mark down the side edge of the front and back dust jacket flap and on pastedowns, and paperclip rust mark on the front endpaper. Dust jacket is worn at the head and foot of the spine and has an old tape repair on on the reverse. 335pp. Orange cloth. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 001888 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
3 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. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 301324 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
18 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 - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 302833 
Price: 21.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Discipline of Power: Essentials of a Modern World Structure
Ball, George W. The Bodley Head London 1968 0370004302 / 9780370004303 First UK Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original black boards. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A little light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. The dust jacket is rubbed and marked, and slightly faded at the spine. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve. pp. 363. 049772 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
19 American Shrines on English Soil
Muirhead, J. F. The Dorland Agency Ltd 1924 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Original brown boards. A few small dents to the board edges. Binding firm and pages clean. No names or inscriptions. Enclosed fold-out map is loose but in excellent condition. pp. 190, plates. 306374 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
5 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. 305132 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
20 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. 304810 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
6 Tobacco Culture: The Mentality of the Great Tidweater Planters on the Eve of Revolution
Breen, T. H. (with a new preface by the author) 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. 304673 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
21 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. 304675 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
7 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. 104316 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
22 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. 570pp. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 302492 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
8 Fabulous Chicago
Dedmon, Emmett Hamish Hamilton | Random House 1953 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Printed publisher's details as Random House and Random House dust jacket but with a small printed tipped-in slip to cover Random House on the title page, with Hamish Hamilton's details. Pictorial cloth. The boards are slightly bruised at the spine ends and corners. Top edge tinted black. A small pale mark to the bottom outer closed textblock page edge. The boards are lightly rubbed at the edges. Light foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xxi, 359. The dust jacket is rubbed, worn and creased; faded at the spine, and with small chips and short nicks at the edges. Front flap of the 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 it protects the jacket against wear. 018242 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
23 Americans and the California Dream 1850-1915
Starr, Kevin Oxford University Press 1986 0195042336 / 9780195042337 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand soft back; in very good, clean condition. Binding firm and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xviii, 494. Slight bump to the bottom corner. 106016 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
9 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: 10.00 GBP

 
24 Transatlantic Slavery: Against Human Dignity
Tibbles, Anthony (edited by) HMSO 1994 0112905390 / 9780112905394 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Large soft back. In very good, clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. The slightest of bumps to the cover corners. 168pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 303510 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
10 Terrorism, Afghanistan, and America's New Way of War
Friedman, Norman Naval Institute Press USA 2003 1591142903 / 9781591142904 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. The spine is slightly cocked / skewed, the boards are lightly bruised at the spine ends and there are a couple of small staple holes to the front endpaper hand half-title page, where a review slip was stapled inside. Staples now removed and the review slip loosely enclosed. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 327. 308319 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
25 A World to Gain: The Battle for Global Domination and Why America Entered WWII
Toughill, Thomas Clairview Books 2004 1902636511 / 9781902636511 Soft Cover Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Paperback. In excellent, fine condition. RRP. 12.95. pp. x, 213. 032604 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
11 Americans Wanted: Your Place in our Military Structure
Fuqua, Major General Stephen O. Smith and Durrell New York 1940 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Scarce first edition of this interesting historical document. This book essentially represents a recruitment drive in the USA for the Second World War effort. From the front flap of the dust jacket: 'The United States has now launched itself upon an intensive program of military rearmament whose ultimate goal is the achievement of preparedness. Real preparedness demands a tremendous effort on the part of the entire population, military, industrial, and civilian alike. Each one of us has an important part in our country's task. Where do you fit into this picture, and what are you doing now to improve your fitness? The answers to these questions have a practical value for you, as well as your country... Fuqua writes of such pertinent subjects as how the draft operates, the age and physical requirements for peace and wartime service, the role of noncombatants and the percentages of casualties in the various branches of service. This information is invaluable either to those who want to take active steps now, or who desire to know what steps they will be called upon to take when the time comes. The individual who acquaints himself in advance with an organization, who can select his job and improve his qualifications, is in a far better position than the man who is suddenly called upon to assume responsibilities in an unfamiliar setup. This much the book can do. The rest will be up to you.' Tipped into the book is a Selective Service Questionnaire, released Saturday October 12, 1940, which is when the Second World War draft began; an interesting document in itself. The book is in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The binding is firm. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges, with a few short tears, small chips and small loss to the bottom edge of the front cover. Front flap not price clipped. pp. ix, 183, plates. 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. 106629 
Price: 60.00 GBP

 
26 A World to Gain: The Battle for Global Domination and Why America Entered WWII
Toughill, Thomas Clairview Books 2004 1902636511 / 9781902636511 Soft Cover Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Paperback. In excellent, fine condition. RRP. 12.95. pp. x, 213. 032605 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
12 The Adventures of Sajo and her Beaver People
Grey Owl [Wa-Sha-Quon-Asin] Peter Davies London 1943 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
11th printing. Good condition. Red cloth boards. Lacks dust jacket. Previous owner's names and address in pencil on the front endpaper. Some light foxing to prelims. Pages otherwise clean. Binding firm. Boards faded at the spine and edges. pp. xi, [2], 256. 104918 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
27 A World to Gain: The Battle for Global Domination and Why America Entered WWII
Toughill, Thomas Clairview Books 2004 1902636511 / 9781902636511 Soft Cover Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Paperback. In excellent, fine condition. RRP. 12.95. pp. x, 213. 032603 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
13 Three Year's Slavery among the Patagonians
Guinnard, Auguste Nonsuch Publishing 2005 1845880463 / 9781845880460 Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Very slight bumps to the top corners. Othewise excellent - clean, tight, unread. 154pp. 036030 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
28 How Newark Became Newark: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of an American City
Tuttle, Brad R. Rivergate Books, an imprint of Rutgers University Press 2009 0813544904 / 9780813544908 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In good condition. The binding is firm and pages clean and bright, but there is a very small brown stain to the bottom textblock edge (approx. 3mm), a repaired tear to the front flap of the dust jacket and some creasing to the dust jacket at the bottom edge of the back cover. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. x, 339. 308116 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
14 Three Year's Slavery among the Patagonians
Guinnard, Auguste Nonsuch Publishing 2005 1845880463 / 9781845880460 Soft Cover NEW 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Brand new paperback. RRP. 12.00. 154pp. 036031 
Price: 6.60 GBP

 
29 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: 7.50 GBP

 
 
15 The Conquest of the Incas
Hemming, John Papermac | Macmillan 1993 0333517946 / 9780333517949 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback / soft back in very good condition. There are some reading creases to the spine. Binding nice and firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 624pp. 105641 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
30 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. 304783 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
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