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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


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

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"WE BUILD:" THE STORY OF THE KIWANIS

By: Moss, John H.; Written & Edited by Merton S. Heiss

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Chicago, Kiwanis International, 1942


[xvi], 166p. 2nd printing (1943) Cover corners lightly worn and a few fade spots on back. From the foreword "what follows is a history of the first twenty-five years of Kiwanis International, a history based on records, written and printed. A renew of records not a recording of recollections." (8-1/2"x5-1/2"") 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 Edition


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. 8vo – over 7¾" – 9¾" tall. View more info

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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


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 LONG PULL FROM STAVANGER: THE REMINISCENCES OF A NORWEGIAN IMMIGRANT

By: Osland, Birger

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Northfield, Minnesota, Norwegian-American Historical Association, 1945

Edition: (First Edition)


viii, 263p. Price clipped jacket has worn corners with black mark on bottom back edge. 1 b&w photo plate. (9-3/8"x6-1/4") 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 Edition)


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. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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A NATION OF NATIONS

By: Adamic, Louis

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Bros., 1945

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed


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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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


48p. Cover lightly soiled. Oblong. B&w photographs. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. View more info

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AMERICANS ARE PEOPLE AND OTHER ASSERTIONS

By: Miles, Leland

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers, 1956

Edition: (First Edition)


[189p.] A few pages foxed, jacket edges have small tears and edges scraped. "A hilarious yet profound treatment of American attitudes on everything from poets to plumbing." B&w illustrations. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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AN IMMIGRANT SUCCESS STORY: EAST INDIANS IN AMERICA

By: Helweg, Arthur W. & Usha M. Helweg

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1990

Edition: First U.S. Edition


[xviii], 297p. Cover corners bumped. Includes bibliography. (8-5/8"x5-5/8") View more info

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AN IOWA ALBUM: A PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY, 1860-1920

By: Bennett, Mary

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, University of Iowa Press, 1990

Edition: First Edition, Stated


[xvi], 328p. Cover has brown spots on top edges and corners lightly worn, jacket has similar brown spots on the inside. Includes bibliography. B&w photographs. (11-1/4"x8-5/8") View more info

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AND LIVE ALONE: THE STORY OF A YEAR IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

By: Pitkin, Dorothy

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon, 1957

Edition: (1st Edition)


214p. Endpapers toned, jacket has a 2" tear at top front edge near spine fold with chips edges especially at corners and back lightly soiled and toned. Pitkin's account of her first year in her New Hampshire farmhouse, which she purchased after her husband died and her children had grown. Jacket design by George W. Thompson. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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BACKWARD GLANCES AT GEORGETOWN, WITH ANECDOTES OF FAMOUS WASHINGTONIANS & THEIR GEORGETOWN HOMES

By: Leary, Josephine Davis

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Richmond, Virginia, The Dietz Press, Inc., 1947

Edition: (1st Edition)


68p. Cover spine and edges sunned and top edges stained. B&w illustrations. (9-1/4"x6-1/8") View more info

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BLACK-KOREAN ENCOUNTER: TOWARD UNDERSTANDING AND ALLIANCE

By: Yu, Eui-Young; Editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Institute for Asian American & Pacific Asian Studies, California State University, Los Angeles, 1994


xvi, 138p. Cover corners lightly worn. "Dialogue between Black and Korean Americans in the aftermath of the 1992 Los Angeles Riots." (9"x6") View more info

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BLUE MONEY: PORNOGRAPHY AND THE PORNOGRAPHERS - AN INTIMATE LOOK AT THE TWO-BILLION-DOLLAR FANTASY INDUSTRY

By: See, Carolyn

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Co., 1974

Edition: (1st Edition)

Inscription: Signed


[xvi], 234p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Chips to top and bottom of spine and to corners. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info