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A NATION OF NATIONS

By: Adamic, Louis

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Bros.: 1945

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H6746

Condition: Very Good


399p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Cover spine sunned. Includes bibliographical notes. Order leaflet included with this book indicates that a signed copy of this title was available for purchase by mail, which this copy probably was. No. 4 of the Nation of Nations series. Puts forth the premise that the United States isn't essentially Anglo-Saxon but "the blend of cultures from many lands woven of threads from all corners of the earth. Diversity itself is the ... View more info

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MY AMERICA, 1928-1938

By: Adamic, Louis

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Bros.: 1938

Edition: First

Seller ID: H8327

Condition: Good+


xvi, 669p. Bottom edge of cover has white residue, price clipped jacket has chips and tears to edges with a 2" tear on front bottom at spine fold. (9-1/2"x6-1/2") View more info

FROM MANY LANDS

By: Adamic, Louis

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1940

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H9328

Condition: Good+


350p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Cover corners bumped, spine and edges sunned. 8 pages of b&w photo plates. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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FROM MANY LANDS

By: Adamic, Louis

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1940

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H9297

Condition: Good+


350p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Cover corners bumped, spine sunned, front hinge a bit weak. 8 pages of b&w photo plates. (9-5/8"x6-1/2") View more info

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WHAT'S YOUR NAME? (THE NATION OF NATIONS SERIES, NO. 3)

By: Adamic, Louis

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Bros.: 1942

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: G2043

Condition: Good +


[xvi], 247p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Spine sunned. [Christian; 529] (8-3/8"x5-5/8") View more info

Image for A PARADE OF ALASKA HISTORY SCULPTURED IN BAS-RELIEF FOR THE ALASKA MUTUAL SAVINGS BANK, ANCHORAGE, ALASKA

A PARADE OF ALASKA HISTORY SCULPTURED IN BAS-RELIEF FOR THE ALASKA MUTUAL SAVINGS BANK, ANCHORAGE, ALASKA

By: Alaska Mutual Savings Bank

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Anchorage, Alaska, Alaska Mutual Savings Bank: 1976

Seller ID: H4960

Condition: Very Good


48p. Cover lightly soiled. Oblong. B&w photographs. (9-1/4"x12-1/4") View more info

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'PASS IT ON:' THE STORY OF BILL WILSON AND HOW THE A.A. MESSAGE REACHED THE WORLD

By: Alcoholics Anonymous

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Alcoholics Anonymous World Services: 1984

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10420

ISBN: 0916856127

Condition: Good +


429p. 1st printing. Scratches on front cover, brown spots on top page edges, jacket lightly rubbed with chips to edges. Includes bibliographic sources. B&w photographs. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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MALABAR FARM

By: Bromfield, Louis

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Bros.: 1948

Edition: First

Seller ID: H7838

Condition: Very Good+


[x], 405p. Jacket has 6" tear on spine and has a 2" tear on front flap fold that have been tape repaired with back soiled and smaller tears and chips to edges. B&w illustrations. (8-1/2"x5-7/8") View more info

Image for SMALL GLORIES: A MEMOIR OF SOUTHERN ST. CHARLES COUNTY AND THE FORMATION OF THE FRANCIS HOWELL SCHOOL DISTRICT

SMALL GLORIES: A MEMOIR OF SOUTHERN ST. CHARLES COUNTY AND THE FORMATION OF THE FRANCIS HOWELL SCHOOL DISTRICT

By: Brown, Daniel T.; Warlene (Greer) Reed, Editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: St. Charles, Missouri, Howell Foundation: 2003

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: P6515

ISBN: 1893937143

Condition: Very good


[xxii], 570p. Signed by author on title page. B&w photographs. (9"x6") View more info

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A MILLION MILES IN NEW YORK STATE

By: Burger, Billy

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Association Press: 1946

Edition: First

Seller ID: H5761

Condition: Good+


87p. Spot on frontispiece and title page fore edges, p. 45 top corner missing, endpapers have acid discoloration, cover corners worn, jacket has chips to edges. Personal reminiscences of author's work with the YMCA in New York State. B&w photo plates. (7-1/2"x5-1/4") View more info

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COLORADO

By: Carhart, Arthur H.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann: 1932

Seller ID: H12131

Condition: Very good


xviii, 322p. 2nd printing. Cover has sunned spot on spine that corresponds to a chip on jacket that has additional chips and tears to edges and faded on front. Includes bibliography. B&w illustrations. (8-1/4"x5-7/8") View more info

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VACATION TRAMPS IN NEW ENGLAND HIGHLANDS

By: Chamberlain, Allen

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1919

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11041

Condition: Good +


[xiv], 164p. Former owner's name on front endpaper, endpapers toned, cover corners bumped and spine sunned, tissue at title page creased. The maps were compiled and drawn by Allen & Francis Chamberlain. Written to "serve as a finger-board to indicate some of the 'wilderness' of New England that await the foot-free rover." 9 leaves of b&w maps and 15 leaves of b&w photo plates & frontispiece. (7"x4-3/4") View more info

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THE IMPACT OF INTIMACY: MEXICAN-ANGLO INTERMARRIAGE IN NEW MEXICO, 1821-1846 (SOUTHWESTERN STUDIES, MONOGRAPH NO. 66)

By: Craver, Rebecca McDowell

Price: $24.00

Publisher: El Paso, Texas, Texas Western Press, University of Texas at El Paso: 1982

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10742

ISBN: 0874041252

Condition: Very Good


79p. Includes bibliography and notes. B&w frontispiece. (9-3/8"x6-1/2") View more info

Image for 1939 FIRST CONVENTION OF THE JUNIOR ORDER OF THE CROATIAN FRATERNAL UNION (PRVA KONVENCIJA POMLADKA)

1939 FIRST CONVENTION OF THE JUNIOR ORDER OF THE CROATIAN FRATERNAL UNION (PRVA KONVENCIJA POMLADKA)

By: Croatian Fraternal Union of America, Junior Order

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Penn., Croatian Fraternal Union of America: 1939

Seller ID: G1106

Condition: Good+


38p. Cover stained, former owner's name on front cover. B&w photographs. Wire bound. (11"x8-1/2") View more info

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A CENTURY OF PROGRESS EXPOSITION, CHICAGO: OFFICIAL PICTURES IN COLOR

By: Dawes, Rufus C.; Century of Progress

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Chicago, Century of Progress: 1934

Seller ID: P7013

Condition: Very good


Some offsetting of plates. Wire spiral binding. 30 color plates. (8-1/2"x11-1/4") View more info

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THE COLOR OF A GREAT CITY

By: Dreiser, Theodore

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1923

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12534

Condition: Very good


[xvi], 286p. Bookstore label on back pastedown, some edges uncut, fade spots and sizing scraped on cover with spine sunned and gilt worn. In descriptive sketches, Dreiser relates his early impressions of New York City as it was in the first decade and a half of the 20th century. B&w illustrations and 30 brown woodcut illustrated plates and frontispiece. (9"x6") View more info

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NEW YORK CITY (LOOK AT AMERICA REGIONAL VOLUME)

By: Editors of Look in Collaboration with Frederick L. Allen

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1948

Seller ID: H6463

Condition: Very Good


394p. Cover corners bumped and bottom edge soiled, jacket has 1" tear at top front edge near flap fold and 2-1/2" tear on top front edge near spine fold with chips and smaller tears to edges and holes on folds. Contemporary guide to post-WWII New York City. B&w and color photographs and maps. A Look Picture Book. (8-1/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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TEMPLE OF THE GRAND LODGE OF TEXAS: ANCIENT FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS

By: Freemasons. Texas. Grand Lodge

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Waco, Texas, Grand Lodge of Texas: 1953

Seller ID: P5533

Condition: Very Good


60p. Cover corners worn, slight soil mark on back at fore edge, bottom corner of back pages are moisture stained. Well illustrated view of the Masonic building's architecture and interiors. B&w illustrations and photographs. (9"x6") View more info

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"THE DESCENDANTS OF OLE JENSEN OF NYMOEN AND AMUND AASNESS OF AASNESS, NORWAY"

By: Frikke, Caroline L. (Eddy); Compiled By

Price: $19.00

Publisher: 1982

Seller ID: P4048

Condition: Very good


57p. Cover spine slightly sunned. B&w photographs. (11"x8-1/2") View more info

FUTURAMA

By: General Motors Corp.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: [Detroit], General Motors Corp.: [1939]

Seller ID: P7067

Condition: Very good


Unpaginated (approx. 20p.) Cover edges scraped and chipped. Pamphlet for the General Motors exhibit "Highways and Horizons" at the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. Includes a transcript of the narration for and photographs of the exhibit designed by Norman Bel Geddes and built by artists and craftsmen under the direction of George Wittbold, builder. B&w photographs. (7"x8-1/4") View more info