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Image for The Endurance Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition

The Endurance Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1999

Edition: Eighth printing

Seller ID: 0002331

ISBN: 0375404031

Condition: Fine


212pp. 8.25" x 9.25". Paper and cloth over boards, gilt on spine. With the astounding unpublished photographs of Frank Hurley. Book is straight, tight, unmarked, unclipped, and in fine condition. This is an 8th printing, in association with the American Museum of Natural History. View more info

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The World is Flat

By: Friedman, Thomas L.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000057

ISBN: 0374292884

Condition: Fine


488 pp. 8vo. First state jacket with ship falling off the edge of the world. First printing with complete number line ("1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page). Tight, straight copy with a very small red mark on fore-edge of dust jacket. Dust jacket is protected with a Brodart archival cover. View more info

Image for The Bully Pulpit Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism

The Bully Pulpit Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism

By: Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2013

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0002262

ISBN: 141654786X

Condition: As new


910pp. 8vo. Paper and cloth over boards, gilt on spine. Signed by the author on the title page. Book is unread, unmarked, unclipped, tight, bright, has a complete number line starting with 1, and is Brodart protected. Preface, twenty-six chapters, Epilogue, Acknowledgments, Notes, Illustration Credits, and Index. Very heavy book will require extra shipping fee if going overseas. View more info

Image for A Voyage Long and Strange Rediscovering the New World

A Voyage Long and Strange Rediscovering the New World

By: Horwitz, Tony

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co.: 2008

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000790

ISBN: 0805076034

Condition: Fine


445pp. 8vo. Signed by author on title page. A tight, unread copy, Brodart protected. View more info

Image for Born to Battle Grant and Forrest: Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Chattanooga/The Campaigns That Doomed the Confederacy

Born to Battle Grant and Forrest: Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Chattanooga/The Campaigns That Doomed the Confederacy

By: Hurst, Jack

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Basic Books: 2012

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0001190

ISBN: 0465020186

Condition: As new


486pp plus Index. 8vo. Author has signed his name only on the title page. Book is in pristine condition and jacket is Brodart protected. View more info

China Men

By: Kingston, Maxine

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House Inc.: 1980

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000203

ISBN: 0394424638

Condition: Near Fine


308pp. 8vo. Stated First Edition. Author had also written "The Woman Warrior" in 1976. Ms. Kingston now brings the world of the fathers and sons, in China and in America, before us. Original price is intact and there are no marks. Slight shelf wear. Jacket is protected by an archival Gaylord cover. View more info

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The Greater Journey Americans in Paris

By: McCullough, David

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2011

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000886

ISBN: 1416571760

Condition: Fine


558pp. 8vo. Signed by the author on a special tipped-in sheet. Book is tight and unread, original price remains, no tears, cuts or untowardly marks. ISBN on rear of jacket does not match correct ISBN on copyright page. Gift quality. Complete number line (1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2). Brodart protected jacket. View more info

War Between Russia and China

By: Salisbury, Harrison E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co.: 1969

Edition: First

Seller ID: 0002152

ISBN: 0393053946

Condition: Near fine


224pp. 8vo. Burgundy cloth over boards, gilt on spine. First Edition, first printing with complete number line from 1-0. With black and white photos and an Index. Front and rear endpapers have a map showing Russia and China juxtaposition. Price is unclipped, but lower corner of inside flap has been clipped. Previous owner's name appears at top of front free endpaper. Book is straight, clean, and Brodart protected. Dust jacket has a pirce missing from spine bottom area, r... View more info

Image for Hellhound on His Trail The Stalking of Martin Luther King Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin

Hellhound on His Trail The Stalking of Martin Luther King Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin

By: Sides, Hampton

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2010

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0001049

ISBN: 0385523920

Condition: Fine


459pp. 8vo. Book is signed on the title page by the author, is tight and unread, stated First Edition with a complete number line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Original price ($28.95) is intact and there are no markings. Book is pristine and Brodart protected. View more info

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The Men Who United the States

By: Winchester, Simon

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 2013

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0001534

ISBN: 0062079603

Condition: Fine


463pp. 8vo. Pictorial boards with a 3/4 dust jacket. Subtitle of book is "America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics, and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible." Book is signed on the title page by the author, has a complete number line from 1-10, is a stated First Edition, appears unread, is tight, clean, unmarked, unclipped, and has a jacket protector. A very nice copy. View more info

Image for Pacific Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World's Superpowers

Pacific Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World's Superpowers

By: Winchester, Simon

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 2015

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0001991

ISBN: 0062315412

Condition: Fine


[i-xiv], 492pp, [1]. 8vo. Paper and cloth over boards, gilt on spine. Signed by the author on a special page stating that it has been specially bound by the publisher. Book is unread, unmarked, unclipped, tight, clean and has a jacket protector. There is a complete number line from 1-10 and book is a stated First Edition. There are maps, a Contents page, a List of Maps and Illustrations, Acknowledgments, Notes on Sources, Bibliography, Index, and an About the Author page... View more info