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DOLLY MADISON: HER LIFE AND TIMES

By: Anthony, Katharine

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Co.: 1949

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12547

Condition: Very good


[xii], 426p. Cover corners bumped, jacket has chips and tears to edges and spine sunned. Biography of President James Madison's wife, which in addition covers the history of the United States and of Washington society from the Revolution through the War of 1812. Includes bibliography. (8-5/8"x5-3/4") View more info

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A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF THE NEGRO PEOPLE IN THE UNITED STATES

By: Aptheker, Herbert; Edited by & Preface by W.E.B. Du Bois

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Citadel Press: 1951

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H10252

Condition: Good +


[xviii], 942p. Signed by editor on front endpaper. Cover corners and top and bottom of spine bumped and worn. Traces African American history from 1661 to 1910 by an important communist scholar. [Seidman; A236] (8-5/8"x5-3/4") View more info

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GEM OF THE PRAIRIE: AN INFORMAL HISTORY OF THE CHICAGO UNDERWORLD

By: Asbury, Herbert

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1940

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12519

Condition: Very good


[viii], [378p.], xix. Top cover edge and spine sunned with gilt on spine worn. The history of the criminal underworld in Chicago during the 19th and 20th centuries. Includes bibliography. B&w illustrations and 10 plates. (8-7/8"x6") View more info

Image for THE HISTORY OF FORT MELLON AND THE SECOND SEMINOLE INDIAN WAR, SANFORD, FLORIDA: INCLUDING: FORT READ, FORT LANE, FORT KINGSBURY (SANFORD HISTORICAL SERIES, #7)

THE HISTORY OF FORT MELLON AND THE SECOND SEMINOLE INDIAN WAR, SANFORD, FLORIDA: INCLUDING: FORT READ, FORT LANE, FORT KINGSBURY (SANFORD HISTORICAL SERIES, #7)

By: Best, Christine Kinlaw; Researched and Written by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Sanford, Florida, Sanford Historical Society: 2003

Seller ID: P6858

Condition: Very good


44p. Wrap corners slightly worn. Includes bibliography. B&w illustrations and photographs. (11"x8-1/2") View more info

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NOTEBOOK OF AN AGITATOR

By: Cannon, James P.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Pioneer Publishers: 1958

Seller ID: P5455

Condition: Fair


362p. Former owner's name on first page, cover corners creased and worn with a tear on front cover fore edge and spine paper at top and bottom torn and soiled, binding brittle. Contains "articles and speeches over a period of three decades by one of the founders and earl leaders of American communism, and then of American Trotskyism." [Seidman; C56] (8-3/8"x5-1/4") View more info

THE LETTERS OF SACCO AND VANZETTI

By: Frankfurter, Marion Denman & Gardner Jackson; Edited by

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1928

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11440

Condition: Good


[xvi], 414p. Pages foxed, front endpaper has erased pencil indentations from previous owner begging for the book to be returned, cover corners bumped and worn with label on spine sunned. 4 leaves of b&w plates and frontispiece. (8-1/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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THEY HAD THEIR HOUR

By: James, Marquis

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1934

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12537

Condition: Very good


324p. Endpapers toned and back pages have brown spots, cover corners lightly worn, jacket has chips and tears to edges with spine and back edge sunned. Biographical vignettes of "personages who had their hour only to be forgotten or misunderstood" in American history. (9-1/4"x6-1/2") View more info

Encyclopedia of Local History (American Association for State & Local History Book Series)

By: Kammen, Carol and Norma Prendergast; Edited By

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Walnut Creek, California, AltaMira Press: 2000

Edition: First

Seller ID: H7229

ISBN: 0742503992

Condition: Very Good+


xvi, 539p. Cover and jacket corners bumped. (9-3/8"x6-1/8") View more info

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JOHN HANSON OF MULBERRY GROVE

By: Kremer, J. Bruce

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Albert & Charles Boni: 1938

Edition: First

Seller ID: H7296

Condition: Good+


188p. Page edges have light brown acid discoloration, cover cloth faded on top and bottom of spine with corners bumped, price clipped jacket spine sunned, jacket has chips to edges especially at corners with creases on front and back and a large chip on bottom of spine. Biography of a citizen of Maryland who was the president of the Continental Congress. Includes bibliography. B&w frontispiece and 15 plates. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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TRENDS IN AMERICAN CAPITALISM: PROFITS AND LIVING STANDARDS

By: Labor Research Association

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, International Publishers: 1948

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10291

Condition: Good +


128p. Black spot on back cover, top of spine soiled, bottom of jacket spine missing and chips and small tears to edges. "A basic analysis of the movement of profits, capital formation, productivity, wages, standard of living, and surplus value in the United States." (8-1/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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GUIDE TO THE MANUSCRIPT MATERIALS RELATING TO AMERICAN HISTORY IN THE GERMAN STATE ARCHIVES

By: Learned, Marion Dexter

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Kraus Reprint Corp.: 1965

Seller ID: P5975

Condition: Very Good


[viii], 352p. Top front cover creased. Originally published by the Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication no. 150. (9"x6") View more info

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PREJUDICE: JAPANESE-AMERICANS: SYMBOL OF RACIAL INTOLERANCE

By: McWilliams, Carey

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1944

Seller ID: H9531

Condition: Very Good


337p. 6th printing (1945) Book plate on front endpaper, bookstore label on front pastedown, price clipped jacket has large chips to edges with folds scraped, inside top front edge has been reenforced with brown paper tape. (8-1/4"x5-5/8") View more info

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WITCH HUNT: THE REVIVAL OF HERESY

By: McWilliams, Carey

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1950

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10983

Condition: Good +


[xiv], 361p. Former owner's name of front pastedown, cover corners bumped, jacket discolored with creased tears to edges and chips to corners. A contemporary view of post World War II anticommunism. [Seidman; M220] (8-1/4"x5-3/4") View more info

A DANGEROUS PLACE

By: Moynihan, Daniel Patrick with Suzanne Weaver

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1978

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11199

ISBN: 0316586994

Condition: Very good


[xiv], 297p. Rubbed jacket has scrapes to edges. An Atlantic Monthly Press Book. (9-1/2"x6-3/8") View more info

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The Sword and the Dollar: Imperialism, Revolution, and the Arms Race

By: Parenti, Michael

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1989

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H8997

ISBN: 0312022956

Condition: Very Good+


210p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Jacket has light edge wear. Includes selected bibliography. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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BURSTING BONDS: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A "NEW NEGRO" (BLACKS IN THE DIASPORA)

By: Pickens, William; Edited by William L. Andrews & Foreword by Benjamin L. Hooks

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, Indiana University Press: 1991

Seller ID: H11699

ISBN: 0253344964

Condition: Very good


[xxxiv], 76p. Pickens's second autobiography where he considers the race-related attacks on African Americans in the first part of the 20th century. This book marks a transition from previous works that approached the topic in a deferential tone to those that took a confrontational look at race relations in the United States. Enlarged edition: The Heir of Slaves. B&w photo frontispiece. (8-1/2'x5-3/4") View more info

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THE NEGRO'S MORALE: GROUP IDENTIFICATION AND PROTEST

By: Rose, Arnold M.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press: 1949

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11188

Condition: Very Good


[x], 153p. Cover corners lightly bumped, price clipped and rubbed jacket has a 1-1/2" tear on top of spine with smaller tears and chips to edges and holes on flap folds. Respected sociologist Rose examines African Americans' relationships in 1940s American society. Includes bibliography. (8-3/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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JAPANESE-AMERICAN RELATIONS

By: Tokutomi, Iichiro; Translated by Sukeshige Yanagiwara

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1922

Seller ID: H10350

Condition: Good +


xvi, 207p. Pages warped and lightly soiled from moisture exposure some page edges uncut, cover has a few stains. Describes relations between the two countries from an early 20th century Japanese perspective. (7-3/4"x5-1/4") View more info

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THE PILGRIMS AND THEIR HISTORY

By: Usher, Roland G.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1918

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12634

Condition: Good +


[xvi], 310p., 3 leaves of Macmillan titles. Endpapers toned, cover corners worn with white marks on back. 7 b&w plates and frontispiece. (7-3/4"x5-1/4") View more info

LIFE (MAGAZINE), JOHN F. KENNEDY MEMORIAL EDITION

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1963

Seller ID: G1789

Condition: Very Good+


Unpaginated (approx. 84p.) Wrap corners lightly worn, wraps and pages lightly thumb creased. In original mailing envelope. B&w and color photographs. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. View more info