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Voices From The Battlefront Achieving Cultural Equity

By: Vega, Marta Moreno & Cheryll Y. Greene

Price: $18.25

Publisher: Trenton, NJ, Africa World Pr: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9813

ISBN: 0865433941

Condition: Near Fine


5 1/4 x 8 1/2; xviii, 191 pages; Soft cover has a black spine with orange lettering. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. ...is an informative, powerful, provocative "scream." The many authors, representing African, Asian, Latino, European and Native cultures and their descendants, though singing in different styles and tones are nonetheless singing the same songs in harmony... Appendix; contributord; index. View more info

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I Never Walked Alone The Autobiography of an American Singer

By: Verrett, Shirley & Christopher Brooks

Price: $9.25

Publisher: Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley & Sons: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9061

ISBN: 0471209910

Condition: Fine


B&W Photographs; 9.30 X 6.10 X 1 inches; xv, 336 pages; Hard cover is glazed, illustrated boards. Brown spine with white lettering. Very slight rubbing to boards. Pages are clean and tight, in sewn binding. Appears as if unused. Illustrated with 33 b/w photographs. 'An inspiring self-portrait of a world-renowned African American vocal artist This is a fascinating account of a gifted womans coming of age and rise to success at a time when black classical musicians faced b... View more info

Celebration of Patriotism and Courage Dedication of the Vietnam Women's Memorial, November 10-12, 1993

By: Vietnam Women's Memorial Committee

Price: $27.25

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Unknown: 1993

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7404

Condition: Very Good+


B & W and Color & maps; 8 1/2 x 11; 82+ pages; Stapled wraps has light shelf wear, rubbing, and a few pages have a slight corner crease. Pages are clean and tight. 82 numbered pages, remainder are people who sponsored the memorial. Extensively illustrated with color and b/w photos, drawings, maps. The memorial was first broached by Diane Carlson Evans, RN, who served in Vitenam. Together, with Rodger M. Drodin, a noted Minnesota sculptor, they created a statue of a femal... View more info

Hunter's Fiery Raid Through Virginia Valleys [Retitled from --Yankee Soldiers in Virginia Valleys: Hunter's Raid]

By: Walker, Gary C.

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Roanoke, VA, A & W Enterprises: 1989

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 6852

ISBN: 0961789808

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


AUTHOR SIGNED ON FRONT ENDPAPER. Hard cover is grey with gold lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. Signed by Walked on front end paper, # 806, "Proudly Presented to, Helen P. R___en, Hope you enjoy, Gary Walker, 10.13.93". Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings, photographs and maps. Laid in is an order form for other books on the Civil War written and published by Walked. "Mr. Walker's acount is not a dry recitation of col... View more info

Hunter's Fiery Raid Through Virginia Valleys [Retitled from --Yankee Soldiers in Virginia Valleys: Hunter's Raid]

By: Walker, Gary C.

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Roanoke, VA, A & W Enterprises: 1989

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 6855

ISBN: 0961789808

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


AUTHOR SIGNED ON FRONT ENDPAPER. Third edition, hand numbered #806 by signature. Hard cover is grey with gold lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. Signed by Walker on front end paper, "Proudly Presented to, Helen P. R___en, Hope you enjoy, Gary Walker, 10.13.93". Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings, photographs and maps. Laid in is an order form for other books on the Civil War written and published by Walker. "Mr. Walke... View more info

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African Americans in Michigan

By: Walker, Lewis; Benjamin C. Wilson and Linwood H. Cousins

Price: $9.50

Publisher: East Lansing, MI, Michigan State University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 5981

ISBN: 087013583x

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover has black and red lettering on white spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with several b/w photographs and maps. Sections are: African Americans in Michigan; Ethnicity in Identity Politics in the Schooling Experiences of African American High School Students; notes; further reference; index. ; Discovering the Peoples of Michigan Series; B&W Illustrations; 0.2 x 8.47 x 5.46 Inches; 63 pages; Cover has minor shelf wear and rubbing. View more info

South and west of the Capitol dome

By: Ward, Richard Frederick

Price: $22.75

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7634

ISBN: 0533029406

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 112 pages; Hard cover is black with silver lettering on spine. Book has slight bumping, rubbing and a few pages with slight signs of use. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, bumping; in a mylar cover. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs and some maps. Pages are clean and tight. Index. View more info

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Jonathan Wright Plummer Quaker Philanthropy

By: Warren, Elizabeth

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, AuthorHouse: 2006

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7078

ISBN: 1425962491

Condition: New


9 X 6 X 0.40 inches; ix, 106 pages; Soft cover is than with black lettering on front and spine. Slight rubbing on cover. This is a NEW book. Pages are clean and tight. "Jonathan Plummer was praised as one of the pioneers of the renaissance of the Society of Friends at the end of the 19th Century. He thought people should act on their faith, a venerated Quaker principle. ..These included urging peaceful relations among men, giving aid and comfort to the poor and those... View more info

West Point Sketch Book Bicentennial Edition

By: Webb, Mar. Ernie, Capt. Jon D. Hart; Lt. James E. Foley

Price: $15.25

Publisher: 54, Vantage Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7295

ISBN: 0533021626

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8 1/4 x 10 1/4; 186 pages; Hard cover has shiny blue boards with gold lettering and insignia embossed on front and spine. DJ has shelf wear, bumping, rubbing/scuffing all over, as if moved around a lot; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs and drawings/sketches. "...if you combine the discipline, the drill, and the tradition of the military with the academic rigors, the athlet... View more info

LEGENDS OF THE SKYLINE DRIVE AND THE GREAT VALLEY OF VIRGINIA

By: Willis, Carrie Hunter and Etta Belle Walker

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Dietz Pr: 1940

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8775

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9 1/2; 131 pages; Hard cover is light brown with brown lettering on front and spine. Light rubbing and bumping to boards. No DJ. Monochrome end papers have map of Virginia on them. Some sunning to pages. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 16 b/w pictures. Laid in is a brochure from Monticello, not dated. A very nice book on the places and natural beauty of this historic area of Virginia. View more info

University Of Alabama Pictoral History

By: Wolfe, Suzanne Rau

Price: $32.50

Publisher: No Place, University Alabama Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7310

ISBN: 0817301194

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 11.10 X 8.60 X 1 inches; xii, 252 pages; Hard cover has 1 1/4" rub mark on top of front, by right corner, same 1 3/4" near spine. Some faint shelf wear and rubbing. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Missing DJ. Red end papers. Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of b/w rare photographs from University and private collections documenting the history of the University of Alabama. Book is divided into 3 main sections: Antebellum Univ... View more info

Behold! the Polish-Americans

By: Wytrwal, Joseph A

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Endurance Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6009

ISBN: 0686656407

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR! Hardcover is blue with gold lettering on front and spine. Includes a few b/w maps. Stated first edition. Overall, pages are clean and tight, except as noted. Inscription and signature to former owner, dated November 19, 1990, on front end paper. For decades, the metro Detroit area was a prime destination for Polish immigrants, initially drawn by the auto industries. One section covers "Poles as they relate to Blacks, Jews, Indians and the Irish ... View more info

The Massachusetts Historical Review (Volume 5 - 2003) (Volume 5)

By: Yacovone, Donald, editor

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Massachusetts Historical Society: 2003

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6052

Condition: Near Fine


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper with black lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; still crisp, appears as if unused. Illustrated with dozens of b/w pictures. Sections: essays; Remarks on the Kennedy Medal and the Practice of History; Vicissitudes of Tolerance: Jewish Faculty and Students at Clark University; "Subjects...unto the same king": New England Indians and the Use of Royal Political Power; Force of Food: Life on the Atkins Family Sugar... View more info