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Veterans Of Foreign Wars Edition Pictorial History Of The Second World War, Volume 4 The Sixth Year

By: N/A

Price: $15.50

Publisher: No Place, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5244

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover is black with gold lettering on spine; gold blind stamp of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the USA on the front [VFA]. FOURTH VOLUME ONLY. Endpapers are color with illustrations from various battle arenas. Overall pages are clean and tight, with very slight signs of careful wear. Begins with September 1944 through September 1945. Sections are: Story, September Through February; Picture History, September--February; Story, March Through August; Picture History, Marc... View more info

Veterans Of Foreign Wars Edition Pictorial History Of The Second World War, Volume I First and Second Year

By: N/A

Price: $15.50

Publisher: No Place, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 7938

Condition: Very Good-


Hardcover is black with gold lettering on spine; gold blind stamp of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the USA on the front [VFA]. FIRST VOLUME ONLY. Endpapers are color with illustrations from various battle arenas. Overall pages are clean and tight, with very slight signs of careful wear. Begins with 3 September 1939 through September 1941. Extensively illustrated with hundreds of b/w photographs and maps. ; A Photographic Record of All Theaters of Action Chronologically Arr... View more info

River And Harbor Improvements How They Are Initiated, Authorized and Completed

By: (Propeller Club Of The United States)

Price: $15.25

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, Thomas A. Scott: 1938

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 2426

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is maroon with gold lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if virtually unused. Tipped in is card which reads: '11-20-48 Received from: River & Harbor Improvement Association, 200 Nineteenth St. , NW, Washington 9, DC'. Some of the chapters are: Law; Economic Justification; Illustrative Projects; Organization of US Engineer Department; Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors; Beach Erosion and Shore Protection Boards. ; Charts; 6 x 9 ... View more info

The Hidden Canyon A River Journey

By: Abbey, Edward & John Blaustein

Price: $35.75

Publisher: New York, Studio: 1977

Seller ID: 9875

ISBN: 067037010X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Ex-Libris; Color Photographs; 12 x 9; 136 pages; Oblong shaped hard cover has black cloth binding with silver lettering on spine. Slight rubbing and bumping to covers. Pages are clean and tight. Previous owner's bookplate on front end paper. DJ has slight rubbing, scuffing; in a mylar cover. This is a 2d printing from March 1978. Lavishly illustrated with color photographs. 'In The Hidden Canyon, renowned photographer and river guide John Blaustein and environmental hero... View more info

BRYGGEN THE HANSEATIC SETTLEMENT IN BERGAN

By: Andersson, Espen & Secretan, Val

Price: $35.50

Publisher: Bergen, Publisher Not Specified: 1982

Seller ID: 8467

ISBN: 8299079438

Condition: As New


B&W Illustrations; 9 1/4 x 10 1/2; 108 pages; Hard cover has white and brown spine with black lettering. Very slight bumping. Pages are clean and tight. Book appears as if unused; gift quality. Illustrated with 78 b/w pictures. This is the first English edition. "Bryggen, the old wharf of Bergen, is a reminder of the town’s importance as part of the Hanseatic League’s trading empire from the 14th to the mid-16th century. Many fires, the last in 1955, have ravaged... View more info

Kronstadt 1921

By: Avrich, Paul

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York, WW Norton & Co: 1974

Seller ID: 7902

ISBN: 0393007243

Condition: Very Good+


The Norton library Series; B/W maps and photographs; 7.50 X 5.10 X 0.30 inches; xi, 271 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing, bumping. Illustrated with a b/w map and 9 b/w photographs. "The uprising of sailors at the Kronstadt Naval Base is examined in the context of the political development of the New Soviet state". Pages are clean and tight. 3 appendices, index. View more info

The Story Of The American Navy (the Mentor) April 16, 1917 Serial No. 129

By: Barnes, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Mentor Association, Inc.: 1917

Seller ID: 6329

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is stapled wraps. Grey with dark blue lettering and design on front and back. This issue has 12 pages, clean and tight, about 'The Story of the American Navy.' Included are six, b/w gravures [on heavier stock paper], laid in. The six are: The 'Constitution' and the 'Java'; Commodore Esek Hopkins; The 'United States' and the "Macedonian'; the 'Kearsarge' and the 'Alabama'; the 'Constitution' and the 'Guerriere'; Captain Isaac Hull. Inside the front cover is... View more info

THE ART OF RIGGING containing an Explanation of Terms & Phrases & the Progressiv

By: Biddlecombe, Capt. George

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Edward W. Sweetman: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7650

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 9; xix, 153 pages; Hard cover has slight bumping, rubbing. 1974 reprint. Top of text block is brown. Some sunning on pages. No DJ. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with b/w drawings, diagrams, plates and charts. Originally published in 1848. View more info

The Borden Limner and His contemporaries An Exhibition, The University of Michigan Museum of Art, November 14, 1976-January 16, 1977

By: Bishop, Robert Charles

Price: $18.50

Publisher: No Place, Michigan Council for the Arts]: 1975

Seller ID: 88

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. White lettering on spine and front. Oblong shaped. Pages are clean and tight. Copyright stated 1975. Extensively illustrated with 60 b/w photographs, color frontispiece, 12 b/w figures. Bibliography. "The Borden Limner was the name first coined for the artist who painted the portraits of Captain Daniel Borden and his wife Mary B. Jenney, of New Bedford, MA (Collection of New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford, MA). This was the sub... View more info

Lake Lover's Year A Writer Learns to Paint

By: Blocksma, Mary

Price: $36.75

Publisher: Bay City, MI, Beaver Island Arts: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7155

ISBN: 0970857500

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; 9 X 6.10 X 0.50 inches; 144 pages; SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON TITLE PAGE BY AUTHOR. Soft cover has minor shelf wear and rubbing. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Red spine with white lettering. Signed '? ? Jan---Best Wishes on printing your new book! Mary Blocksma'. Over 100 watercolor paintings of the Great Lakes by the author/artist. Paintings and journal entries cover locations from the northern tip of the lower peninsula of Michigan,... View more info

SEALs UDT/ SEAL Operations In Vietnam

By: Bosiljevac, T.L.

Price: $10.25

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Paladin Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7847

ISBN: 0873645316

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


B/w maps and photographs; 8.60 X 5.70 X 1.10 inches; xiii, 256 pages; Hard cover is black with silver lettering on spine. Light bumping to boards. DJ has light wear, rubbing/scuffing, 3/8" creasing in upper corner of front; pages 203-210 have shallow bottom crease. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 6 b/w maps and 40 b/w photographs. " I 'm U. S. Navy CDR (ret) T. L. "Bad Bo" Bosiljevac(SEAL). If anyone had told me when I en... View more info

Steamers, Schooners, Cutters, and Sloops The Marine Photographs of N. L. Stebbins Taken from 1884 to 1907

By: Bunting, William Henry

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Boston, Published for Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, by Houghton Mifflin Co: 1974

Seller ID: 8648

ISBN: 039519895X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 11 x 9; 126 pages; Oblong shaped hard cover is blue with black spine with silver lettering. Boards have light sunning, bumping, rubbing. DJ has bumping, sunning, rubbing and light creasing along edges, plus 1" closed tear at bottom of front; price clipped front flap. In a mylar cover. Tan end pages. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 55+ b/w photographs, most of them full page sized. "Nathaniel Livermore St... View more info

Small Craft Guide Trent-Severn Waterway

By: Canadian Hydrographic Service.

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Dept of Fisheries and Oceans: 1989

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 6790

ISBN: 0660131439

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is burgundy with white lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Front of book has a 2 fold, fold out color map of 'Index to Charts....Trent-Severn Waterway". Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs, charts, and graphs. ; B & W and Color/Maps; 8 x 10; xv, 130 pages; Cover has bumping, rubbing/scuffing, 3/8" part circle mark on front. View more info

Wasa Fynd Och Bargning

By: Clason Edward and Anders Franzen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Nordiska Uppslagbocker AB, Stockholm: 1959

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 1501

Condition: Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket


Cover is yellow with green lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 50+ b/w photos and drawings. Tipped in is a newspaper article, in English, from "The Detroit News" 3 January 1971. Text is in Swedish. Article says 'Detroit is to get an inside view of the Wasa, the Swedish navy ship that was a disaster in the 17th century but has proved a triumph in the 20th...64-gun ship, the most heavily aremed battlewagon of her da... View more info

WASHINGTON COMMAND POST THE OPERATIONS DIVISION

By: Cline, Ray S.

Price: $24.25

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Office of the Chief of Military History, Washington, D. C.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6921

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover is green with gold emblem on cover and gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. B/w illustrations include 4 charts and 4 photographs. Ray S. Cline [born i1918]. He won a scholarship to study at Harvard University, and received two bachelor's degrees and a Ph. D. From Harvard. In the middle of World War II, Cline joined the Office of Strategic Services, which evolved into the CIA. He became Chief of Current Intelligence in 1944. ... View more info

Scientific Blacksmith

By: Cooley, Mortimer E

Price: $12.25

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, Univ. of Michigan Press: 1947

Seller ID: 9699

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 1; 290 pages; Hard cover is brown cloth with gold lettering on spine. Light rubbing, bumping, some sunning to edges. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 7 b/w photographs. Mortimer Elwyn Cooley (1855 – 1944) was an American mechanical and consulting engineer, US Naval officer, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan. He served as president of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in the ye... View more info

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Life on the Ohio

By: Coomer, James & Captain James Coomer

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Lexington, KY, University Press of Kentucky: 1997

Seller ID: 8433

ISBN: 0813120004

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Ohio River Valley Series; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 9.33 X 6.28 X 0.85 inches; xx, 179 pages; Hard cover is blue with slight rubbing. DJ, in mylar cover, is taped to book. Typical former library markings. This book appears as if rarely, or never, circulated. Pages are very clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Endpapers have map of the Ohio River Valley. "When young James Coomer was offered a job as deckhand on the tugboat Pat Murphy at a dollar an ... View more info

The Vikings At a Glance

By: Corbishley, Mike and Hazel Mary Martell

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New York, Peter Bedrick Books: 1998

Seller ID: 3061

ISBN: 0872265587

Condition: Near Fine


Cover is glazed boards. Pages are clean and tight; printed on alkaline paper, with reinforced binding. This is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with dozens of color drawings. Starts with a time chart from 700-1400. Chapters are: Site-seeing--A Guide to the Viking World; Homelands of the Vikings; Trade and Transport; Kings and Things; Viking Society; Everyday Life; Warriors and Raiders; Viking Builders; Words and Pictures; Religion; After the Vikings; Glossary. ; Colo... View more info

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Carving Fish Decoys A Traditional American Folk Art

By: Cottle, James T.

Price: $47.25

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 1991

Seller ID: 6495

ISBN: 0811710173

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Hardcover is red with gold lettering on spine. Tan end papers. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings, diagrams and photographs; plus 20 color photographs. Sections: Growing Up on Ice; Ice Fishing and Fish Decoys; Basic Woodcarving; Tools and Materials; Patterns; The Body; Fins, Line-Tie, and Eyes; Weight and Balance; Painting; Putting It All Together; sources of supplies; bibliography. ; B&W and color illustrations; 0.8 x 9.2 x 7.... View more info

Winds of Change The History of the Office of the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy : 1967-1992

By: Crist, Charlotte D.

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Joint Publication of the Office of the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy and the Naval Historical Center: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6082

ISBN: 0945274114

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is blue, heavy paper with gold lettering on front, blue spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Laid in is a heavy paper stock card which reads "Presented with the Compliments of the Director of Naval History, Dean C. Allard", Naval Historical Center, Washington, D. C. " Illustrated with b/w photographs. Some of the sections are: The Pulsetakers; Zumwalt's MCPON; Pride and Professionalism; The Rest of the Team: S... View more info