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Proceedings : upon the trial of the action brought by Mary Elizabeth Smith against the right Hon. The Earl Ferrers

By: N/A

Price: $250.75

Publisher: London, England, William Pickering: 1846

Seller ID: 014717

Condition: Very Good-


412 pp, (20 pp), w/blu-blk marbled boards. Action against the Right Hon. Washington Sewallis Shirley Earl Ferrers for breach of promise of marriage. Damages laid at 20,000 pounds before Mr. Justice Wightman and a special jury. new endpapers, one ffep has small chips along edges, book has been professionally rebound quarter leather. View more info

Map History of the 1st Armored Division

By: 1st Armored Division

Price: $85.00

Publisher: 1st Armored Division: 1945

Seller ID: 034775

Condition: Very Good+


1 map in color, one side shows the campaign in Africa from Nov. '41 - May '43. The other side is the campaign in Italy from Sept '43 - may '45. The map shows the division routes of advance in blue & green, the enemy lines & counter-attacks in red, with roads in black. Each side has nine paragraphs descibing the action at that point. The Italian side tells the number of prisoners captured in Africa & in Italy, number of vehicles destroyed, and the different units t... View more info

1st Battalion 15th Artillery

By: 1st Battalion, 15th Artillery

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LA, Army and Navy Publishing Company, Inc.: 1963

Seller ID: 036169

Condition: Good+


unpaginated, maroon cloth covered boards w/yel-silver emblems on the front cover, color illustrated endpapers. The 15th Artillery was organized in 1917 in Syracuse, New York. In the 1940's they supported the fires of the Division throughout Germany. In 1950 the 15th was sent to Korea. It had the motto of "Second to None" in the two world wars. They were also known as the Indianhead warriors. It was part of the 2nd Infantry Division. First two page ... View more info

The 89th Infantary Division 1942-1945

By: 89th Infantry Division Historical Board

Price: $72.25

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Infantry Journal Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051661

Condition: Very Good


270 pp, maroon leatherette w/white lettering on the front cover, brown endopaper maps front & rear Pages 7 &8 are lis tof the men of the Division who died in action. pages 15 to 25 is a list of the commanders. This is followed by reactivation, maneuvers, overseas movement, the Rhineland, Central Eurpoe, folled by V-E day to V-J day. Followed by list of support personal, off dut and miscellaneous. View more info

The Story of a Dark Plot or Tyranny on the Frontier

By: A.L.O.C.

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Boston, MA, The Warren Press: 1903

Seller ID: 012880

Condition: Good


198 pp, maroon cloth boards w/gilt letters. The book is about temperance in Eastern Canada. Volume about an assault on W.W. Smith a temperance worker in Province of Quebec. W.W. Smith was engaged in sustaining the Scott Act in Brome County. slight wear top & bottom of the spine, corners slight wear, prev owner's name on ffep View more info

Brothers in Arms: The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII'S Forgotten Heroes

By: Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem and Walton, Anthony

Price: $12.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Broadway Books: 2004

Seller ID: 036092

ISBN: 0385503385

Condition: Near Fine


xv, 302 pp, black boards w/gilt lettering, glossy white dj w/pictorial front, spine & back panels. The book recounts the story of the 761st Tank Battalion, the first all-black armored unit to see combat in World War II. View more info

Both Sides of the Border - a Scattering of Texas Folklore

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward & Untiedt, Kenneth L.

Price: $24.23

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051521

ISBN: 1574411845

Condition: Very Good+


xi, 304 pp, burnt-orange colored clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy brown-green-white dj w/pictorial front cover and text rear cover. Publication of the Texas Folklore Society LXI . The chapters are organized thematically, and include favorite storytellers like James WardLee, Thad Sitton, and Jerry Lincecum. The book is divided into four sections: Remembering our Ancestors, Texas-Mexican Folklore, Miscellaneous Memorabilia,and The Family Sag... View more info

British Diplomatic Correspondence Concerning the Republic of Texas - 1838-1846

By: Adams, Ephraim Douglass

Price: $153.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Texas State Historical Association: 1917

Seller ID: 036124

Condition: Good+


xii, 636 pp, grey SC wraps w/black lettering. The book was reprinted from The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Assocation, XV, Nos. 3 and 4, and from The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, SVI, No. 1 - XXI, No. 2. January 1912 - October, 1917. The material in this volume was transcribed by W. H. Powell. This publication consists mainly of letters and reports to the British government written by Charles Elliot, chargé d'affaires, and William Kennedy, consul a... View more info

His Various History

By: Aelianus, Claudius & translated by Stanley, Thomas

Price: $807.50

Publisher: London, England, Printed for Thomas Dring: 1665

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 038896

Condition: Very Good


[14], 314 pp, [28 the arguments], dark brown morocco leather w/five ribs on the spine w/gilt deco and red morocco title block on the spine w/gilt lettering. The volume contains fourteen books in one volume. Aelian (c. AD 175 - c. 235) was a Roman author but spoke Greek, born at Praeneste, and a teacher of rhetoric. This work is a collection of anecdotes and biographical sketches, lists, maxims, and descriptions of natural wonders and strange local customs. The boo... View more info

A Journey in Brazil

By: Agassiz, Professor and Mrs. Louis

Price: $54.83

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1886

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 036894

Condition: Very Good


xix, map, 540 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, grey coated endpapers, t.e.g. (top edge gilt). The book describes the voyage from New York to Rio de Janeiro and its environs. The author describes life in Rio and then continues w/voyage up the coast to Pará and then to Manaos. He describes life in the various places in Brazil. View more info

Clues 1992

By: AHSGR

Price: $6.76

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia: 1992

Seller ID: 036738

Condition: Very Good+


112 pp, orange SC wraps w/black lettering on the front cover. The booklet contains the following information: surname exchange, tracing relatives in Argentina, requests from abroad, new genealogical agreement signed, telephone book genealogy comes of age, photos for identification, and passenger lists and other information View more info

Mexican Folktales from the Borderland

By: Aiken, Riley w/foreword by Abernethy, Francis E.

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050207

ISBN: 0870741756

Condition: Very Good


xv, 159 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, light brown dj w/orange-dark brown illustration on hte front panel. The folk tales collected by the author are a blending of three cultural traditions and provide a feel for the character and language of the Mexican-Indian rural borderland culture. View more info

Bomber Command : the Air Ministry Account of Bomber Comand's Offensive Against the Axis

By: Air Ministry

Price: $42.50

Publisher: London, England, His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1941

Seller ID: 028017

Condition: Good-


128 pp, dark blu-black-light blu SC wraps w/light blu lettering w/wraparound color illustration. INCLUDES letter written on No. 1 British Flying Training School at Terrell, Texas USA Royal Air Force stationary dated 14/5/42. a three page letter, discussing events that transpired for the writer along w/speculation about RAF training schools in the USA. Booklet is about the Air Ministry account of Bomber Command's offensive against the Axis September, 1939-July, 1941. corn... View more info

The Closing of Teh American Border - Terrorism, Immigration, and Security Since 9/11

By: Alden, Edward

Price: $11.86

Publisher: New York, NY, HarperCollins Publishers: 2008

Seller ID: 051358

ISBN: 0061558397

Condition: Near Fine


xv, (3), 346 pp, (2), dark blue papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy blu-green -grey dj w/color pictorial on the front cover and spine w/grey rear panel w/text in white-orange. The book is based on interviews with the Bush Administration officials charged with securing the border after 9/11 View more info

The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $7.86

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A Knopf, Inc.: 2000

Edition: 12th Printing

Seller ID: 049582

ISBN: 0375404031

Condition: Near Fine


[10], 212 pp, [2], quarterbound w/black papercovered boards w/black clothcovered spine w/silver lettering, brown dj w/black-and-white photo on the front cover and yel-brown sepia photo on the rear panel. In 1914 explorer Ernest Shackleton and a crew of twenty-seven set sail for the South Atlantic in pursuite of the last unclaimed prize in the history of exploration: the first crossing on foot of the Antarctic continent. The author provides an account of the Shackleto... View more info

The Flora of the Unicorn Tapestries

By: Alexander, E. J. and Woodward, Carol H.

Price: $13.56

Publisher: New York, NY, The New York Botanical Garden: 1974

Seller ID: 038272

Condition: Very Good


28 pp, wht-black SC wraps w/illustrated front panel. The booklet describes the seven mediaeval tapestries at the Cloisters in Fort Tryon Park, New York City. The woven panels portray the legendary and symbolic tale of the Hunt of the Unicorn. There are approximately 101 different plants represented in the tapestries with approximately 85% identifiable. The artisans of the tapestries placed the moisture-loving plants at the water's edge, the correct forest trees together,... View more info

Pebbles from a Broken Jar : Fables and Hero Stories from Old China

By: Alexander, Frances

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1963

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 027595

Condition: Very Good+


31 pp, green cloth boards, w/black lettering & deco on the front cover, inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the title page. A collection of 18 short legends of ancient china. View more info

Shadows in the Jungle : The Alamo Scouts Behind Japanese Lines in World War II

By: Alexander, Larry

Price: $20.36

Publisher: New York, NY, New American Library: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051369

ISBN: 0451225937

Condition: Near Fine


336 pp, quarterbound grey papercovered boards w/tan papercovered spine w/tan-brown dj w/brown-sepia colored pictorial front panel. The book is the story of the Alamo Scouts in the Pacific during World War II. To retake the Phlippines, General MacArthru needed a first-rate intelligence-gathering unit. Out of the thousands, only 138 men were chosen. Their task was to slip onto Japanese-held islands, stalk through the jungles and assess enemy locations, conditions... View more info

Common Birds - India-the Land and People

By: Ali, Salim and Futehally, Laeeq

Price: $12.54

Publisher: New Delhi, India, National Book Trust, India: 1967

Seller ID: 003254

Condition: Very Good


118 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the front cover and spine, glossy green-white dj w/blue-red-green illustrated front panel. The book is the ABC of bird watching in India to help novice learn to recognize the common birds of his locality. prev own name ffep, dj edges sl chipping. View more info

Ace Rivals

By: Allen, Charles

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Austin, TX, Baywood Publishing: 1995

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 018849

ISBN: 0964540401

Condition: Very Good


232 pp, glossy wht-red-blk SC wraps w/illustrated front & photo of author on the back. Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on FPD. The adventures of two pilots from same high school in Texas during the 2nd World War & Korea. publisher's sticker on FPD. View more info