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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter *NEW*
Books and Publications: Historical

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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter *NEW*
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In the fourth volume of the acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill brings his characteristic wit and style to a fascinating tour of ancient Greece. The Greeks invented everything from Western warfare to mystical prayer, from logic to statecraft. Many of their achievements, particularly in art and philosophy, are widely celebrated; other important innovations and accomplishments, however, are unknown or underappreciated. In Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, Thomas Cahill explores the lega... Click for details

US Army Infantry Training center Ft.Benning,Ga. Co. C.
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US Army Infantry Training center Ft.Benning,Ga. Co. C.
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Up for auction is a US Army Infantry training Center Fort Benning, Georgia Graduation Book 1982.In gold letters on bottom right has COMPANY C 5TH BN., 1ST TRAINING BRIGADE GADUATION 22 OCTOBER 1982. This book has 80 pages full of photos of soldiers instructors and officers.Shows all the happenings and training of new recruits. No pages missing or torn, binding is tight but top corner shows wear.Book is 11 1/2" by 9". Also in this auction is personal letter to a PVT from his Co.for outstanding co... Click for details

"The Best of Shaker Cooking" by Miller & Fuller, 1970
Books and Publications: Cooking

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"The Best of Shaker Cooking" by Miller & Fuller, 1970
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A compendium of Shaker recipes, 457 pp. Hardcover, 2nd printing, 1970. Ex-library hardcover with all the usual attributes (stamps, pocket). Dustwrapper protected in plastic cover.

Appalachian Trail Reader, edited by David Emblidge
Books and Publications: Travel

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Appalachian Trail Reader, edited by David Emblidge
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Wonderful anthology includes background and articles about the trail from south to north. Published in 1996 by Oxford University Press, paperback, 382pp., in "like new" condition.

American Furniture in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Books and Publications: Antiques

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American Furniture in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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A beautifully printed and illustrated book detailing 318 items in the outstanding collection of American furniture at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, one of the best in the country. The author is Richard H. Randall,, Jr. Published in 1965, the catalog is broken down into categories such as chests desks, tables, chairs and clocks and many more. It is a hardcover book in a nice slip case, all in fine condition. The cover of the book has a gilt eagle stamped onto it.. More photographs are avail... Click for details

CAPTAIN COOK by Alistair MacLean
Books and Publications: Historical

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CAPTAIN COOK by Alistair MacLean
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FREE SHIPPING. Better known for many fictional adventures such as The Guns of Navarone and Ice Station Zebra, Alistair MacLean wrote only 2 non fiction books. Captain Cook, written in 1972, is one of these. There have been many thousands of pages written about the life and adventures of Captain James Cook. MacLean successfully conveys the essence of this lifetime in less than 200 pages. Our copy, printed on rice paper is replete with illustrations from original period drawings and paintings. Mac... Click for details

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The Clansman:" Birth of a Nation" Source, Early Edition
Books and Publications: Historical: Civil War

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The Clansman:" Birth of a Nation" Source, Early Edition
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Soil and wear to cover, especially to spine and spine ends. Previous owners' names on ffep. Though dated 1905, this movie edition had to be circa 1915 because it has photos from the film "Birth of a Nation," for which it was a source. A socially very important book. A review of a recent reprint of this book says, "The year was 1865. With the close of the Civil War, there began for the South, an era of even greater turmoil. In The Clansman, his controversial 1905 novel, later the basis of the mot... Click for details

Nellie Bly - Reporter (1972)
Books and Publications: Historical

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10758   $4.00

Nellie Bly - Reporter (1972)
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This is a copy of the 7th printing of Nellie Bly - Reporter (January 1972) by Nina Brown Baker. The book is in good condition with no writing, tears or folded pages. It is a paperback copy and there is little wear to the cover. The cover and the pages have darked due to age. In the book, Nellie goes to a hospital for the insane as a patient to find out what was really going on there so she could report on it first hand.

The English Channel: History, Scientific, Nautical Lore
Books and Publications: Historical

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The English Channel: History, Scientific, Nautical Lore
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By Nigel Calder, this book is described as "a fascinating voyage that explores the history, the political intrigue, the scientific and nautical lore of the world's most celebrated waters." Published by Viking in 1986. 373pp. In "like new" condition with price-clipped dust jacket.

The Story of the Declaration of Independence
Books and Publications: Historical

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10736   $4.00

The Story of the Declaration of Independence
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This Cornerstones of Freedom book was published in 1968 by Regensteiner Publishing Enterprises, Inc. It was written by Norman Richards and has 31 pages. It is like new condition.

Life in the English Country House Social, Architectural
Books and Publications: Historical

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Life in the English Country House Social, Architectural
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Handsome book,"A Social and Architectural History," by Mark Girouard, published by Yale University Press in 1978. This is Ninth Printing 1984. Loaded with interesting and informative illustrations. Quarto in like new condition. From the dust jacket: "The English country house has flourished over the centuries because of its ability to adapt to changes in English society. This book is the first account of the ways in which changes in upper-class life style were reflected in the houses in which th... Click for details

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
Books and Publications: Children's

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10657   $3.00

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
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This is a Whitman Book published in 1971 by Western Publishing Company. It is a hardcover book and the cover has slight wear on the edges. The binding in the back of the book is coming loose. The book is 100% readable and has 282 pages.

EYES OF THE WAR PHOTOGRAPHIC REPORT OF WWII
Books and Publications: Historical

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EYES OF THE WAR PHOTOGRAPHIC REPORT OF WWII
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Here is "Eyes of the War- A Photographic Report of WWII. They are battle photos of WWII from Dec. 1941-May 8, 1945. It is the 1st edition. It has 312 pages. It is a hardback book. There is some corner wear. It is in great condition. Email if you have any questions.

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Edition Vintage 1919 Book
Books and Publications: Antiques

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Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Edition Vintage 1919 Book
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Vintage rare book: Teddy: Theodore Roosevelt 1919 Memorial Edition, Life and Work, by Thomas H. Russell. It has a tan or gold hardcover with deep pressed gold embossing. It is vintage and rare in the goldtone, most are blue covered. It has 512 pages, 64 of which are illustrations and photographs.It measures 8 and 3/8 inches by 6 and 3/8 inches, and is 1.5 inches thick. It little fraying to the top cover edge and one page inside has a piece missing, it does not go into the print. The binding is s... Click for details

Eichmann In Jerusalem by Hannah Arendt
Books and Publications: Historical

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  $80.00

Eichmann In Jerusalem by Hannah Arendt
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Published in 1963 by The Viking Press, Inc. this vintage book (Collectors Item) is available from our inventory. A hard cover text containing "A Report On The Banality Of Evil" is 256 pages in length not including the Acknowledgments, Sources, Bibliography, and Index. We assume it is a First Edition as it is not stated otherwise. The condition of the book is as follows: The dust cover is worn with some slight tears to the front cover; There is a sticker on the first page inside the front cover t... Click for details

1960 NOW WE ARE ENEMIES,THE STORY OF BUNKER HILL
Books and Publications: Historical

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70944   $10.00 plus shipping

1960 NOW WE ARE ENEMIES,THE STORY OF BUNKER HILL
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Here is a 1960 book, Now We Are Enemies, The Story of Bunker Hill by Thomas J. Fleming. It is in great condition and has a hardback cover. It has 366 pages. Email if you have any questions.

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