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Image for Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo

Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo

By: Anthony, Lawrence / Spence, Graham

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, Thomas Dunne Books US: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022671

ISBN: 0312358326

Condition: Very Good


245pp, 8pp photographs. Buff boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Voyagers to the West: Emigration from Britain to America on the Eve of the Revolution

Voyagers to the West: Emigration from Britain to America on the Eve of the Revolution

By: Bailyn, Bernard (With the Assistance of Barbara DeWolfe)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, IB Tauris & Co Ltd: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016817

ISBN: 1850430381

Condition: Very Good


xxvii + 668pp, index, maps, illustrations, tables, 36pp 'Voyagers in Flight: A Sketchbook of Runaway Servants 1774-1775' colour booklet bound in. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Cecil Beaton's New York. Illustrated from Drawings By the Author and from Photographs By the Author and Others

Cecil Beaton's New York. Illustrated from Drawings By the Author and from Photographs By the Author and Others

By: Beaton, Cecil

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, BT Batsford Ltd: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022686

Condition: Good


viii + 261pp, index, drawings, black and white photographs, colour frontispiece. Yellow cloth boards, some foxing/marking mainly to spine and edges, slight corner bumps, some foxing to contents, mainly to edges and endpapers, corner creasing to a few pages, overall a Good copy. View more info

Image for American Swords And Sword Makers, Volume II (Two, 2)

American Swords And Sword Makers, Volume II (Two, 2)

By: Bezdek, Richard H.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: USA, Paladin Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021986

ISBN: 158160016X

Condition: Very Good


vi + 370pp, illustrations and photographs, including close to 50 photographs of Tiffany & Co's best high-grade presentation swords made for the Civil War, Mexican War, Indian Wars and WW1; extremely rare Tiffany & Co silversmith sketches of pre-production designs; many photos of rare Civil War swords for enlisted men and officers, both Union and Confederate. Blue boards, small loss to top edge of rear endpaper which is attached to rear board (production flaw), overall a VG copy in a Fair-to-Good dustwrapper (possibly a production issue but rear panel is attached to the spine at the rear by sco... View more info

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American Swords And Sword Makers

By: Bezdek, Richard H.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: USA, Paladin Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022402

ISBN: 0873647653

Condition: Very Good


xvii + 627pp, over 200 photographs of U.S. and Confederate swords. Includes data on other edged weapons including knives, dirks, naval and infantry pikes, cavalry lances, halberds, tomahawks and bayonets. Black boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

Image for Outre-Mer: Impressions of America

Outre-Mer: Impressions of America

By: Bourget, Paul (Member of the French Academy with Frontispiece Portrait)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016555

Condition: Very Good


425pp, frontispiece. Gilt on green boards, top edge gilt, foxing to endpapers and early pages, light foxing otherwise, rough cut edges to fore- and bottom edges. No dustwrapper. No inscription, overall a VG copy. Scarce. View more info

Image for Deco Delights. Preserving the Beauty and Joy of Miami Beach Architecture

Deco Delights. Preserving the Beauty and Joy of Miami Beach Architecture

By: Capitman, Barbara Baer

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, EP Dutton: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021499

ISBN: 0525483810

Condition: Very Good


116pp, bibliography, colour photographs throughout. Large format softback, light reading wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Lights and Shadows of Sailor Life As Exemplified in Fifteen Years' Experience Including The More Thrilling Events of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, and Reminiscences of An Eventful Life on the 'Mountain Wave'

Lights and Shadows of Sailor Life As Exemplified in Fifteen Years' Experience Including The More Thrilling Events of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, and Reminiscences of An Eventful Life on the 'Mountain Wave'

By: Clark, Joseph G

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Books for Libraries Press: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030220

ISBN: 0836959744

Condition: Very Good


324pp, index, illustrations. Brown boards, light wear, general light ageing, a VG copy without dustwrapper, probably as issued. A reprint of the 1847 1st edition. View more info

Image for A Ride Over the Rocky Mountains to Oregon and California. With a Glance at Some of the Tropical Islands Including the West Indies and the Sandwich Isles

A Ride Over the Rocky Mountains to Oregon and California. With a Glance at Some of the Tropical Islands Including the West Indies and the Sandwich Isles

By: Coke, The Hon. Henry J

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019719

Condition: Good


x + 390pp, frontispiece. Black half-leather over grey boards, 5 raised bands, gilt titling, some edge rubbing. Owner's details to front pastedown dated 1919, general browning to pages, foxing mainly to endpapers and frontispiece, a few marks commensurate with age, occasional short edge tear, edge loss to frontispiece, the binding is very solid indeed. The contents 2pp have been duplicated between pages 286/7. Top edges gilt. Scarce. View more info

Image for Thoughts on the American Flintlock Pistol

Thoughts on the American Flintlock Pistol

By: Dyke, S. E.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Geo Shumway Publisher: 1974

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 019015

ISBN: 0873870700

Condition: Good


62pp, illustrated throughout. Large format softback, scuffs with small surface loss to front, corner creases to rear and later pages, contents VG, overall a Good tight copy. Updated version of the 1959 original edition. View more info

Image for Pequot Handybook No.1: New England Colonial Gardens. What They Were and How to Have One

Pequot Handybook No.1: New England Colonial Gardens. What They Were and How to Have One

By: Favretti, Rudy J

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, The Pequot Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017666

Condition: Good


32pp, appendix (plant material 1620-1800), illustrated with plans and prints. Green illustrated card covers, browning to edges, a few marks to rear, general light edge wear, contents clean and tight, overall a Good copy. View more info

Image for Historical Arms New Series No.2: Trade Guns of the Hunson's Bay Company, 1670 - 1970.

Historical Arms New Series No.2: Trade Guns of the Hunson's Bay Company, 1670 - 1970.

By: Gooding, S James

Price: £30.00

Publisher: USA, Museum Restoration Service: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022023

ISBN: 0888550146

Condition: Very Good


158pp, endnotes, bibliography, 5 appendices, 158 illustrations and photographs. Laminated pictorial boards, a VG copy. Useful reference for the historian and collector. View more info

Image for Commerce of the Prairies

Commerce of the Prairies

By: Gregg, Josiah / Edited By Max L Moorhead

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, University of Oklahoma Press: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021570

Condition: Very Good


xxxviii + 469pp, index, sources, bibliography, illustrations, folding map. Black boards, slight foxing mainly to edges, occasional creases edge nick to pages, overall a VG copy in a Good (edge chipped, rubbed with small loss, slight spine fading) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Air National Guard and the American Military Tradition: Militiaman, Volunteer and Professional

The Air National Guard and the American Military Tradition: Militiaman, Volunteer and Professional

By: Gross, Charles Joseph

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., National Guard Bureau: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017647

ISBN: 0160483026

Condition: Very Good


xvii + 234pp, index, bibliography, glossary, 11 appendices, chapter notes, illustrated endpapers, illustrations throughout, Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in a Good+ (slight edge rubbed, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Journey to Shiloh

Journey to Shiloh

By: Henry, Will

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hammond, Hammond & Company: 1963

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 019537

Condition: Very Good


224pp. Yellow boards, light foxing mainly to edges, a VG clean tight copy in a Good (edge loss mainly to top edge of rear, small internal repair to base, colour fading to spine, not price-clipped, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. A novel of the American Civil War. View more info

Image for Spotted Tail's Folk: A History of the Brulé Sioux

Spotted Tail's Folk: A History of the Brulé Sioux

By: Hyde, George E

Price: £20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Oklahoma Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021571

Condition: Very Good


xix + 329pp, index, bibliography, 9 illustrations. Green boards, light wear only, foxing mainly to endpapers and edges, overall a VG copy in a Good (edge chipped/rubbed, price-clipped) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Historical Arms Series No.40: Dr. Josephus Requa, Civil War Dentist and the Billinghurst-Requa Volley Gun

Historical Arms Series No.40: Dr. Josephus Requa, Civil War Dentist and the Billinghurst-Requa Volley Gun

By: Hyson, John M / DeFrancisco, Margaret Requa

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Museum Restoration Service: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022330

ISBN: 0919316409

Condition: Very Good


36pp, bibliography, notes, 33 illustrations. Booklet, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Sonoma County California Volume 2

Sonoma County California Volume 2

By: Janover, Robert

Price: £12.00

Publisher: California, True Images Photography: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020590

ISBN: 1890443522

Condition: Very Good


104pp, colour photographs throughout, some fold-out. Black boards, illustrated panel to front, slight bumping to corners, a Vg copy in (slight edge rubbing with minor loss) dustwrapper. This is Volume 2. A personal interpretation of Sonoma County, California. View more info

Image for Bark Canoes: The Art and Obsession of Tappan Adney

Bark Canoes: The Art and Obsession of Tappan Adney

By: Jennings, John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Canada, Firefly Books, Limited: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017208

ISBN: 1552977331

Condition: Very Good


152pp, index, bibliography, glossary, photographs throughout, most in colour, featuring the 110 models of Edwin Adney. Laminated pictorial boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. A study of the man and his models who single-handedly preserved the fading history of Native Bark Canoe construction in North America. View more info

Image for The History of Mohave County to 1912

The History of Mohave County to 1912

By: Messersmith, Dan W

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, Mohave County Historical Soc: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017028

ISBN: 0963012509

Condition: Very Good


230pp, index, bibliography, illustrated. Large softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Early American Ships

Early American Ships

By: Millar, John Fitzhugh

Price: £14.00

Publisher: USA, Thirteen Colonies Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017212

ISBN: 0934943028

Condition: Very Good


viii +248pp, indexes, bibliography, 64 flags in colour, appendix, extensively illustrated with line drawings. An excellent reference for the ship modeller. Large format softback, slight creasing to tips of front cover and early pages, otherwise an excellent clean tight copy. View more info

Image for My Father's House. An Oneida Boyhood. An Autobiography

My Father's House. An Oneida Boyhood. An Autobiography

By: Noyes, Pierrepoint

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021681

Condition: Good


x + 312pp, 8 illustrations from contemporary photographs. Red boards, slight spine fading, foxing to contents, mainly to endpapers and later pages, overall a Good copy in similar (spine browned, general browning, a few marks, price-clipped) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Making Technology Masculine: Men, Women, and Modern Machines in America, 1870-1945

Making Technology Masculine: Men, Women, and Modern Machines in America, 1870-1945

By: Oldenziel, Ruth

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017429

ISBN: 9053563814

Condition: Very Good


271pp, index, bibliography, notes, 42 figures. Large softback, a VG clean tight copy, probably unread. View more info

Image for In the Hands of the Great Spirit: The 20, 000 Year History of American Indians

In the Hands of the Great Spirit: The 20, 000 Year History of American Indians

By: Page, Jake

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030702

ISBN: 0684855763

Condition: Very Good


xiii + 465pp, index, bibliography, 16pp plates, drawings. Quarter-bound in brown buckram over brown boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. 3rd impression of first edition. View more info

Image for Lands of Promise and Despair: Chronicles of Early California, 1535 - 1846 (A California Legacy Book)

Lands of Promise and Despair: Chronicles of Early California, 1535 - 1846 (A California Legacy Book)

By: Robert M. Senkewicz / Rose Marie Beebe (Editors)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Heyday Books: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 020210

ISBN: 1890771481

Condition: Very Good


xxi + 506pp, index, 6 maps, 2 appendices, glossary, further reading, illustrations including 8pp colour plates. Contents in 4 sections: I Exploration; II Colonization; III Settlements; IV Mexican California. Softback, light reading wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Cardinal 1942: Published By the Student Body of Santa Cruz High School (California)

Cardinal 1942: Published By the Student Body of Santa Cruz High School (California)

By: Rodgers, Shirley (Editor-in-Chief)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Santa Cruz High School: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019650

Condition: Very Good


95pp, black and white photographs throughout plus 5pp adverts at rear. Photographic record of the High School, arranged by Classes, Organizations and Activities, SCHS for Defense, Boys' Sports, Girls' Sports, Features. Buff linen cloth boards, red design to front, general light ageing, a few marks, overall a VG copy of a scarce publication. Useful source for genealogists. View more info

Image for Longrifles of Note

Longrifles of Note

By: Shumway, George

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Arms & Armour Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030340

Condition: Near Very Good


74pp, illustrations. Softback, creasing to covers, a few marks, overall a near VG copy. View more info

Image for Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War

Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War

By: Stiles, TJ

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2003

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 021278

ISBN: 022406925X

Condition: Very Good


xiii + 510pp, index, bibliography, notes, 16pp plates, 6 maps. Black boards. general browning to pages, a VG copy in (slightest spine fading) dustwrapper. The first serious biography of Jesse James for 40 years. View more info

Image for The Historic Henry Rifle: Oliver Winchester's Famous Civil War Repeater

The Historic Henry Rifle: Oliver Winchester's Famous Civil War Repeater

By: Sword, Wiley

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Andrew Mowbray Publishers: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022252

ISBN: 1931464014

Condition: Very Good


104pp, index, bibliography, endnotes, 6 appendices, illustrations, some in colour. Softback, a VG copy. View more info

Image for The Tenderfoot in New Mexico

The Tenderfoot in New Mexico

By: Townshend, RB

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head Limited: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015673

Condition: Very Good


ix + 257pp, 16 plates. Red boards, colour fading to spine, general light foxing to contents. Inscription to front pastedown reads: 'Aubrey P Edgcumbe (from the author - 1924)'. RB Townshend died prior to the publication of this book, so presumably dedication refers to his wife, Dorothea, who wrote the Preface. View more info

Image for Dodge City: Queen of the Cowtowns

Dodge City: Queen of the Cowtowns

By: Vestal, Stanley

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Peter Nevill Ltd: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021800

Condition: Very Good


viii + 285pp, bibliography, notes. Blue boards, light wear and ageing, a VG copy in a Good (edge chipped with small loss, reinforced internally other than small section of brown tape to front base of spine and cover, price-clipped) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Spawn of Evil: The Invisible Empire of Soulless Men Which for a Generation Held America in a Spell of Terror

Spawn of Evil: The Invisible Empire of Soulless Men Which for a Generation Held America in a Spell of Terror

By: Wellman, Paul I

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Fireside Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021801

Condition: Good+


191pp, index, bibliography. Blue boards, general foxing to contents, a Good+ copy in a Good (edge chipping with loss mainly to corners and bottom edge of spine and rear panel, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info