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My Journey: How One Woman Survived Stalin's Gulag

By: Adamova-Sliozberg, Olga

Price: $14.38

Publisher: Evanston, Ill., Northwestern University Press: 2011

Seller ID: 028233

ISBN: 0810127393

Condition: Very Good Condition


This is the first English translation of Olga Adamova-Sliozberg's mesmerizing My Journey , which was not officially published in Russia until 2002. It is among the best known of Gulag memoirs and was one of the first to become widely available in underground samizdat circulation. Size: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches. 312 pages. Text unmarked . Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, but spine is slightly cocked. Slight shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Some creased page ... View more info

Interpreting Archaeology: Finding Meaning in the Past

By: Alexandra Alexandri and Victor Buchli

Price: $7.92

Publisher: Routledge: 1997

Seller ID: 027873

ISBN: 0415157447

Condition: Very Good Condition


Name on inside cover. Otherwise text unmarked. Gentle reading-wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::General ; ISBN: 0415157447. Inventory No: 027873. Paperback View more info

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Amritsar to Lahore: A Journey Across the India-Pakistan Border

By: Alter, Stephen

Price: $6.33

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press: 2001

Seller ID: 027322

ISBN: 0812217438

Condition: Very Good Condition


Small ink underlining on a couple of pages. Book solid. Gentle reading-wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::General ; ISBN/EAN: 9780812217438. Inventory No: 027322. This book is very light, and shipping will be upgraded to first class mail.. Paperback View more info

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The State in New Zealand 1840-1984: Socialism Without Doctrines?

By: Bassett, Michael

Price: $42.04

Publisher: Auckland University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 026837

ISBN: 186940193X

Condition: Fine Condition


Text Unmarked. Slight shelf-wear. 445 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::General ; ISBN/EAN: 9781869401931. Inventory No: 026837. Paperback View more info

The Luftwaffe: The German Air Force in World War II

By: Bekker, Cajus D.

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Birlinn: 2001

Seller ID: 026226

ISBN: 1841581429

Condition: Fine Condition


Text unmarked. Very gentle reading-wear and small (closed) nick to edge of cover. Fine condition. 399 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::Military ; ISBN: 1841581429. ISBN/EAN: 9781841581422. Inventory No: 026226. Paperback View more info

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New Harlem, Past and Present: The Story of an Amazing Civic Wrong, Now at Last to Be Righted

By: Carl Horton Pierce; William Pennington Toler; Harmon De Pau Nutting

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, New Harlem Publishing: 1903

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 017007

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


The history of the Harlem section of Manhattan and an overview of the legal prospects of the original landholders. Illustrated with period photos Green decorative publisher's boards. Moderately soiled. Some fraying to spine ends and corners. Hinges splitting but have been repaired with archival rice paper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::New York ; Inventory No: 017007. Hardcover View more info

The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

By: Caro, Robert A.

Price: $12.07

Publisher: New York, Vintage: 1975

Seller ID: 028537

ISBN: 0394720245

Condition: Very Good Condition


Everywhere acknowledged as a modern American classic, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and chosen by the Modern Library as one of the hundred greatest books of the twentieth century, The Power Broker is a huge and galvanizing biography revealing not only the saga of one man's incredible accumulation of power, but the story of the shaping (and mis-shaping) of New York in the twentieth century. Size: 5.9 x 1.8 x 9.2 inches. 1344 pages. No apparent marking in text. Binding is... View more info

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The Bitch of Buchenwald: The Sex Life of Ilse Koch

By: Como, Joseph

Price: $550.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Olympia / Ophelia Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022961

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


OPHELIA PRESS OPH-230. Rare paperback original on war criminal Ilsa Koch, basis for the Diane Thorne character in Ilsa, She-Wolf of the SS. Pink, text only wraps. $1.95 cover price. Cover copy reads: "The scandalous life of one of the world's most depraved women: Ilse Koch, the Nazi's supreme mistress of obscenity. VG+ condition. Gently read condition. Some faint wrinkling to spine from binding. Small spotting to spine. Some bumping and rubbing to corners. Binding sq... View more info

How We Got to Coney Island: The Development of Mass Transportation in Brooklyn and Kings County

By: Cudahy, Brian J.

Price: $9.21

Publisher: Fordham University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 027463

ISBN: 0823222098

Condition: Very Good Condition


Text Unmarked. Gentle reading-wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::New York ; ISBN: 0823222098. Inventory No: 027463. Paperback View more info

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The Oases of Egypt, Volume 1: Siwa Oasis

By: Fakhry, Ahmed

Price: $30.00

Publisher: American University in Cairo Press: 1973

Seller ID: 026826

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


Illustrated by B+W photos, diagrams and engravings. Text unmarked. Jacket shows some toning and nicking at edges. Also some moisture spotting to jacket spine. Book solid. 214 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::General ; Inventory No: 026826. Hardcover View more info

The World: A History, Penguin Academic Edition, Combined Volume

By: Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe

Price: $22.78

Publisher: Pearson: 2010

Seller ID: 027850

ISBN: 0205759300

Condition: Very Good Condition


Combined Volume. Penguin Academics. Used stickers on cover and spine. No apparent marking in text (though I may have missed some small occurrences). Book solid. 949 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 pounds. Category: History::General ; ISBN/EAN: 9780205759309. Inventory No: 027850. Paperback View more info

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Delegates Manual: New York Constitutional Convention 1915; The Convention Manual of Procedure, Forms and Rules for the Regulation of Business in the Seventh New York State Constitutional Convention

By: Francis M. Hugo; Charles S. Whitman (New York Governor); et al

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Albany, NY, J. B. Lyon: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002871

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


"Hon. Leroy A. Lincoln" (delegate) gold-stamped on cover. Individually hand autographed by nearly every delegate/attendee pictured in the volume over their photo/bio page. The 1915 Constitutional Convention made 33 recommendations, all of which were rejected by voters. 1915 was also the year when the New York State Legislature gave women the right to vote, but the bill was rejected by voters. Leroy A.Lincoln's autograph is present on his page but heavily faded. H... View more info

The Lepine Girls of Mud City: Embracing Vermont

By: Geer, Evelyn Grace

Price: $5.48

Publisher: Charleston, SC, The History Press: 2012

Seller ID: 028230

ISBN: 1609494318

Condition: As New


The Lepines' story began in Quebec, from where Maurice and Imelda immigrated to Vermont during the Great Depression. The family farmed, lived off the rich Vermont landscape and instilled a love for it in their daughters, Gert, Jeanette and Therese. As adults, "the Girls" taught school, traveled the world and worked for President Johnson but never forgot their roots. All three returned to Mount Sterling Farm, raising their famed Jersey cows and embodying Vermont's... View more info

The Premature Antifascists: North American Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39: An Oral History

By: Gerassi, John

Price: $18.98

Publisher: Praeger: 1986

Seller ID: 027757

ISBN: 0030063574

Condition: Very Good Condition


Previous owner's inscription cut from top 1/4 of title page (otherwise text unmarked). Some reading-wear. Book solid. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::Europe ; ISBN/EAN: 9780030063572. Inventory No: 027757. Paperback View more info

Hitler's Priestess: Savitri Devi, the Hindu-Aryan Myth, and Neo-Nazism

By: Goodrick-Clarke, Nicholas

Price: $14.07

Publisher: NYU Press: 1998

Seller ID: 026940

ISBN: 0814731104

Condition: Very Good Condition


Pencil underlining and marginal notes on a number of pages. Book solid. Slight sun-fading to spine Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::General ; ISBN: 0814731104. Inventory No: 026940. Hardcover View more info

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New Worlds to Conquer

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller ID: 024946

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


Uncommon rerpint edition (likely circa late 1940s-51 based on previous owners inscription) of this classic of travel and adventure writing. Green tweed boards showing some toning at edges. Attractive dusst jacket shows moderate chipping at edges (closed--where possible--from the back using archival rice paper). Jacket in new Brodart protector. 368 pages. Illustrator: "Palacios". Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 pounds. Category: History::General ; Inve... View more info

The German Churches Under Hitler: Background, Struggle, and Epilogue

By: Helmreich, Ernst Christian

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Wayne State University Press: 1979

Seller ID: 025887

ISBN: 0814316034

Condition: Very Good Condition


Pencil notes and underlining on a handful of pages. Previous owner's name inked on first page and embossing stamp on title page. Somenicks and tears to edges of dustjacket (closed where possible). Jacket in new Brodart protector. 616 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3-4 pounds. Category: History::Military ; ISBN: 0814316034. ISBN/EAN: 9780814316030. Inventory No: 025887. This book heavy / oversize, and may involve extra shipping charges to some locations. ... View more info

The Great Patriotic War of the Soviet Union, 1941-45: A Documentary Reader (Soviet (Russian) Study of War)

By: Hill, Alexander

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Routledge: 2008

Seller ID: 027542

ISBN: 0415604249

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Text Unmarked. Very faint reading-wear. Book solid Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::Europe ; ISBN/EAN: 9780415604246. Inventory No: 027542. Paperback View more info

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Electrical Safety in War Time

By: International Association of Electrical Inspectors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: International Association of Electrical Inspectors: 1944

Seller ID: 025693

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


No date (c 1944). Wartime WWII-ear safety pamphlet portraying numerous appliances from the period. Illustrated with B&W photos and spot illustrations. Some additional wartime ephemera layed-in. Ink spot to cover and some toning to edges. Size: 6" x 9". 16 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. Category: History::Military ; Inventory No: 025693. This book is very light, and shipping will be upgraded to first class mail.. Paperback View more info

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Hitler's Mein Kampf in Britain and America: A Publishing History 1930-39

By: James J. Barnes and P. Barnes

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1980

Seller ID: 025895

ISBN: 0521226910

Condition: Very Good Condition


Previous owner's name inked on flyleaf and embossing stamp on title page. Some very faint pencil erasures in text. Gentle reading-wear and rubbing to jacket 158 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::Military ; ISBN: 0521226910. ISBN/EAN: 9780521226912. Inventory No: 025895. Hardcover View more info