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Democracy in America: Bilingual Edition, Volume 3

By: Alexis de Tocqueville; James T. Schleifer (translator); Eduardo Nolla (editor)

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Liberty Fund Inc: 2009

Seller ID: 026066


Volume 3 (of 4). New. Still sealed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN/EAN: 9780865977273. Inventory No: 026066. Paperback View more info

The Luftwaffe: The German Air Force in World War II

By: Bekker, Cajus D.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Birlinn: 2001

Seller ID: 026226


Text unmarked. Very gentle reading-wear and small (closed) nick to edge of cover. Fine condition. 399 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN: 1841581429. ISBN/EAN: 9781841581422. Inventory No: 026226. Paperback View more info

Poverty: A History

By: Bronislaw Geremek; Agnreszka Kolakowska (Translator)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Blackwell Publishers: 1997

Seller ID: 025849


A few faint pencil notes in text. Binding solid. 273 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN: 0631205292. ISBN/EAN: 9780631205296. Inventory No: 025849. Paperback View more info

Scott's Last Expedition

By: Captain Robert Falcon Scott

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1964

Seller ID: 024971


Folio Society edition. Blue cloth boards in a plain slipcase. Books shows very faint sunning to spine. Book shows slight moisture rumpto bottom corner of final 3-5 pages. Else fine. Slipcase slightly scuffed. 322 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Inventory No: 024971. Hardcover View more info

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The Bitch of Buchenwald: The Sex Life of Ilse Koch

By: Como, Joseph

Price: $550.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Olympia / Ophelia Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022961


OPHELIA PRESS OPH-230. Rare paperback original on war criminal Ilsa Koch, basis for the Diane Thorne character in Ilsa, She-Wolf of the SS. Pink, text only wraps. $1.95 cover price. Cover copy reads: "The scandalous life of one of the world's most depraved women: Ilse Koch, the Nazi's supreme mistress of obscenity. VG+ condition. Gently read condition. Some faint wrinkling to spine from binding. Small spotting to spine. Some bumping and rubbing to corners. Binding sq... View more info

Nemesis at Potsdam: The Anglo-Americans and the Expulsion of the Germans: Background: Execution, Consequences

By: de Zayas, Alfred M.

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Routledge: 1979

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 025857


A few pencil underlines and marginal notes. Previous owner's name inked on FEP and owner's blindstamp. Binding solid Revised. 268 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN: 0710004583. ISBN/EAN: 9780710004581. Inventory No: 025857. Hardcover View more info

Hottest Heads of State: Volume One: The American Presidents

By: Dobson, J. D.

Price: $9.59

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks: 2018

Seller ID: 026634


Would be as new except for short (closed) bump and split to rear head of spine and faint diagonal crease to back cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN/EAN: 9781250139689. Inventory No: 026634. Paperback View more info

The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth Century

By: Dunn, Ross E.

Price: $5.75

Publisher: University of California Press: 2005

Seller ID: 026264


Text Unmarked. Gentle reading-wear and slight bumping to corners and spine ends. Fine condition. 359 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN/EAN: 9780520243859. Inventory No: 026264. Paperback View more info

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Muirhead's Paris and Its Environs, 1922 (The Blue Guides)

By: Findlay Muirhead and Marcel Monmarche

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MacMillan & Co: 1922

Seller ID: 025466


Pre-WWII Paris travel guide with foldout map and bound-in index. Cover tearing away from the text block (about 2" to top edge) but still holding. Some water spotting to cover and toning to spine. Size: 4" x 6". Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Inventory No: 025466. Hardcover View more info

Semper Cool: One Marine's Fond Memories of Vietnam

By: Fixler, Barry

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Exalt Press: 2010

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 026433


SIGNED by and inscribed author to previous owner. Fine condition. A few creased page corners and slight shelf-wear.. 250 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Signed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9780982518403. Inventory No: 026433. Hardcover View more info

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New Worlds to Conquer

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller ID: 024946


Uncommon rerpint edition (likely circa late 1940s-51 based on previous owners inscription) of this classic of travel and adventure writing. Green tweed boards showing some toning at edges. Attractive dusst jacket shows moderate chipping at edges (closed--where possible--from the back using archival rice paper). Jacket in new Brodart protector. 368 pages. Illustrator: "Palacios". Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 pounds. Inventory No: 024946. Hardcover View more info

The German Churches Under Hitler: Background, Struggle, and Epilogue

By: Helmreich, Ernst Christian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wayne State University Press: 1979

Seller ID: 025887


Pencil notes and underlining on a handful of pages. Previous owner's name inked on first page and embossing stamp on title page. Somenicks and tears to edges of dustjacket (closed where possible). Jacket in new Brodart protector. 616 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3-4 pounds. ISBN: 0814316034. ISBN/EAN: 9780814316030. Inventory No: 025887. This book heavy / oversize, and may involve extra shipping charges to some locations. Hardcover View more info

Layers of Time: A History of Ethiopia

By: Henze, Paul B.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan: 2000

Seller ID: 025850


Some pencil underlining in text. Slight reading-wear. Binding solid. 372 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN: 1403967431. ISBN/EAN: 9781403967435. Inventory No: 025850. Paperback View more info

A Cross of Iron: Harry S. Truman and the Origins of the National Security State, 1945-1954

By: Hogan, Michael J.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 026232


Text unmarked. Gentle reading-wear and Slight bumping to corners and spine ends. Slight moisture rumpling to corner of first few pages. 525 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN: 0521795370. ISBN/EAN: 9780521795371. Inventory No: 026232. Paperback View more info

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Electrical Safety in War Time

By: International Association of Electrical Inspectors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: International Association of Electrical Inspectors: 1944

Seller ID: 025693


No date (c 1944). Wartime WWII-ear safety pamphlet portraying numerous appliances from the period. Illustrated with B&W photos and spot illustrations. Some additional wartime ephemera layed-in. Ink spot to cover and some toning to edges. Size: 6" x 9". 16 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. Inventory No: 025693. This book is very light, and shipping will be upgraded to first class mail.. Paperback View more info

The Aerial Atlas of Ancient Crete

By: J. Wilson Myers (Editor), et al.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: University of California Press: 1992

Seller ID: 026476


Fine condition. Oversize hardcover. Transparent glassine dustjacket. Size: 12" x 12". 318 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 4 pounds. ISBN: 0520073827. ISBN/EAN: 9780520073821. Inventory No: 026476. This book heavy / oversize, and may involve extra shipping charges to some locations. Hardcover View more info

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Hitler's Mein Kampf in Britain and America: A Publishing History 1930-39

By: James J. Barnes and P. Barnes

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1980

Seller ID: 025895


Previous owner's name inked on flyleaf and embossing stamp on title page. Some very faint pencil erasures in text. Gentle reading-wear and rubbing to jacket 158 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN: 0521226910. ISBN/EAN: 9780521226912. Inventory No: 025895. Hardcover View more info

Modern Warfare in Spain: American Military Observations on the Spanish Civil War, 1936–1939

By: James W. Cortada (Editor)

Price: $11.53

Publisher: Potomac Books: 2011

Seller ID: 026770


Like new condition. Very slight shelf-wear. 335 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN/EAN: 9781597975568. Inventory No: 026770. Hardcover View more info

Twilight in the Forbidden City

By: Johnston, Reginald Fleming

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Simon Wallenberg Press: 2007

Seller ID: 025769


Fine, Unread condition. Very slight shelf-wear. 486 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN: 1843560208. ISBN/EAN: 9781843560203. Inventory No: 025769. Paperback View more info

So Many Africas: Six Years in a Zambian Village

By: Kandel, Jill

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Autumn House: 2015

Seller ID: 026774


Text Unmarked. Gentle reading-wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN/EAN: 9781938769023. Inventory No: 026774. Paperback View more info