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Savannah people, places & events A historic tour guide

By: Freeman, Ron

Price: $10.75

Publisher: Savannah, Georgia, H.R. Freeman: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8510

ISBN: 0966152107

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 8.40 X 5.40 X 0.60 inches; iv, 234 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED ON TITLE PAGE. Soft cover has burgundy spine with white lettering. Slight rubbing and bumping to covers, previous store sticker on back cover. Leaf 3-6 uncut at top. Pages are clean and tight; book appears as if unused. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs. "The book has been organized from a visitor's persepctive, with information arranged in a way that would satisfy my curiosity if I w... View more info

Democrats in Convention 1972 Official Program for the 36th Quadrennial National Nominating Conventirion of the Democratic Party July 10-13, 1972 Miami Beach, Florida

By: Fulton, Kenneth, editor

Price: $10.50

Publisher: No Place, Democratic National Convention Committee: 1972

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7220

Condition: Very Good-


B & W and Color photographs; 8 1/2 x 11 ; 248 pages; Soft cover has rubbing/scuffing, bumping, shelf wear, a bit of tape to top of spine. Pages are clean and tight. Sen. George Mcgovern of S. Dakota won the nomination, but was crushed in a landslide by incumbent president Richard M. Nixon, the first American president to resign. Besides providing a picture of democratic party leaders of shakers from 1972, also includes countless ads, many for companies that no longer exi... View more info

Black Ohio and the Color Line, 1860-1915

By: Gerber, David A

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Urbana, IL, University of Illinois Press: 1976

Seller ID: 6281

ISBN: 0252005341

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Hard cover is black with silver lettering on spine. Overall, pages are clean and tight, except for 4 pages with underlining. 1 b/w map. Sections: Black Ohio: Origins and Development in the Late 19th Century; Black Ohio in the Age of Jim Crow; epilogue; note on sources; index. "By covering the history of race relations in a large and demographically complex northern state, rather than in the post-Emancipation South, Gerber has provided valuable information about an im... View more info

The Michigan Historical Review; Fall 1996, No. 2 Special Issue: 100th Anniversary of the Automotive Industry

By: Green-Devens, Carol, Editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No Place, Central Michigan University: 1996

Seller ID: 6043

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover has red spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. This is a Michigan state history periodical. Special issue covering the 100th Anniversary of the Auto Industry, which is especially pertinent to Michigan, still the home of Motown, the automotive building capital of the world. Articles: "Sit Down! Sit down! ": Songs of the General Motors Sit-Down Strike, 1936-1937; The Dodge Brothers, the Automobile Industry, and Detroi... View more info

Where Can We Get War Workers? Results of a Manpower Survey in Baltimore Public Affairs Pamphlet No. 75

By: Griffith, Sanford

Price: $8.25

Publisher: New York, Public Affairs Committee: 1943

Seller ID: 9577

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; 32 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Sunning to spine, light rubbing, scuffing to covers; appears as if unused. One of a series of booklets put out during World War 2. Includes 'how effectively are we using Nego workers? ' women in the labor force and antis-semitism. View more info

Michigan Voices Our State's History in the Words of the People Who Lived It

By: Grimm, Joe

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Detroit, Wayne State Univ Pr: 1987

Seller ID: 9876

ISBN: 081431967X

Condition: Near Fine


Great Lakes Books Series; B&W Maps & Illustrations; 7 x 10; 207 pages; Soft cover has tan spine with black lettering. Lsight rubbing, sunning, scuffing to covers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w maps and pictures. A fascinating assemblage of old family letters, diaries, journals, photos, and other memorabilia, Michigan Voices introduces the reader to a more personal side of the state's history. View more info

The American Costume Book

By: Haire, Frances H

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, A. S. Barnes: 1934

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5358

Condition: Good+


Hardcover is green with black lettering on front and spine. Overall pages are clean. Illustrated with 16 color plates, and some b/w drawings. Sections are: Plains Indian; Desert Indian; Forest Indian; Everglades Indian; Indian Scout; Homesteader; Cowboy; Puritan; Cavalier; Colonial Period; Early 19th Century; Middle 19th Century; Latter 19th Century; Gay Nineties. ; Ex-Library; B & W and color illustrations; 7 1/4 x 10 1/4; xi, 164 pages; Typical former library marks. A... View more info

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A Shoulder To Lean On: Photographs and Essays Celebrating Fathers with Their Children

By: Hanson, Bill

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, Bright Books Inc: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6902

ISBN: 1880092425

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hard cover is purple with silver lettering on spine. Gray/tan flecked end papers. AUTHOR SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON TITLE PAGE. Dated '97. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs taken by the author/illustrator. "Celebrates the unique relationship between father and child, child and father....explores in photography and essays, the special and enduring bond the ties fathers to their children. ....You'll hear from the fathers and their children, written in... View more info

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America's Horses A Celebration of the Horse Breeds Born in the U.S.A.

By: Harris, Moira C.

Price: $15.75

Publisher: Guilford, CT, The Lyons Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5196

ISBN: 1585748226

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is purplish blue with silver lettering on the spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with over 125 color photographs by the world renowned photographer Bob Langrish. Some of the sections are: American Cream Draft Horse; American White and Creme; Azteca; Bashkir Curly; Chincoteague Pony; Colordo Ranger Horse; Florida Cracker Horse; Missouri Fox Trotter; Morab; Mustang; National Show Horse; Pony of the Americas [POA]; Rock... View more info

The Night-blooming Cereus.

By: Hayden, Robert Earl

Price: $13.25

Publisher: London, Breman: 1973

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9354

Condition: Very Good


Heritage Series Series; Vol. 20; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; 16 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Sticker glue residue at bottom of front, near spine. Light rubbing, scuffing, sunning. Some corner creasing. 2' magic marker line on title page. First edition printed in 1972. 'Through his meticulously crafted and highly thoughtful poetry, Robert Hayden (1913-1980) often explored human dilemmas in the context of race. He was a college professor throughout his career, doing most of his ... View more info

Spartan Seasons II [signed Copy] More Triumphs and Turmoil of Michigan State Sports

By: Henning, Lynn

Price: $44.50

Publisher: Bloomfield Hills, MI, Sports Seasons Pub.: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5985

ISBN: 0978719514

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hardcover is green with gold lettering on spine. Stitched pages are clean and tight. Book appears as if never used. Minor creasing on bottom corner of pages from end paper to page 31. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Foreward by Stan Stein. Stated first edition. "Henning's 3 years of researching and interviewing have produced a story as compelling as any in college sports---the triumphs and turmoil of one of the nation's most controversial college sports programs... View more info

Here's to the Women 100 Songs for and about American Women

By: Hilda;Eilicher, Elizabeth Wenner

Price: $17.75

Publisher: No Place, Syracuse University Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7517

ISBN: 081560209X

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations & music; xxxvi, 313 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED ON HALF TITLE PAGE. Soft cover is tan with black lettering on spine. First edition with full number line. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w photographs, along with dozens of music scores for songs. "This anthology of traditional and contemporary songs is the first major collection to tie women's songs to their culture and history. It contains 100 songs with words and musc.... View more info

Spartan Football 100 Seasons of Gridiron Glory

By: Hoffman, Ken & Larry Bielat

Price: $127.25

Publisher: Champaign, IL, Sagamore Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5268

ISBN: 1571670408

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hardcover is green with embossed gold lettering and Spartan S on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears unused. Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of b/w photos and 18 color photographs. For U of Michigan [Wolverines] and Michigan State University [Spartans] fans, THE annual big game of the year is when the two Michigan schools face each other. Sections are: 1896-1899; 1900-1909; 1910-1919; 1920-1929; 1930-1939; 1940-1949; 1950-1959; 1960-1969; 1970-1979; 19... View more info

Life And Reminiscences Of General Wm. T. Sherman

By: Howard, Gen. O. O. , Et Al

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Baltimore, R. H. Woodward Company: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6578

Condition: Good+


Hard cover is burgundy with gold lettering on front; faded gold lettering on spine. Green, monochrome end papers. Illustrated with 16 b/w photographs. Tissue intact with frontispiece. Written 'by distinguished men of his time'. These include Pres. Rutherford B. Hayes, many military leaders, politicians, and religious leaders. Sherman lived from 1820 - 1891, and was one of the most famous leaders in the American Civil War, called by some historians 'the first modern gener... View more info

Children In America A Study of Images and Attitudes: September 30, 1978 -- May 27, 1979

By: Humm, Rosamund Olmsted

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, The High Museum of Art: 1978

Seller ID: 6395

Condition: Very Good+


Soft cover is blue, with a white spine, black lettering. Oblong shaped. Pages are clean and tight. Copiously illustrated with 54 B/W and 11 color pictures. Sections are: introduction; Children in America; Catalogue of the Exhibition; select bibliography; exhibition and project credits. ; Exhibition Catalogue Series; Color and B/W illustrations; 10 x 8 1/2; 70 pages; Soft cover has light shelf wear, bumping, sunning, small creasing at bottom of rear cover. View more info

A History Of The Archdiocese Of Cincinnati

By: Hussey, M. Edmund

Price: $21.25

Publisher: No Place, Editions Du Signe: 2000

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 4307

ISBN: 2746800608

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover is glazed boards. White and tan lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; book appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photographs. Sections are: From the Beginning Through the Civil War; From the End of the Civil War to the Beginning of the Second Vatican Council; From the Second Vatican Council to the Present; bibliography. Printed in Italy. Oversized; 4#. ; Photographs; 8 1/2 x 12; 143 pages; Cover has light ... View more info

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Myra Inman A Diary of the Civil War in East Tennessee

By: Inman, Myra; William R. Snell. editor

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Macon, Georgia, Mercer University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6013

ISBN: 0865545901

Condition: New in New dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 1.37 x 9.32 x 6.27 Inches; xxviii, 395 pages; NEW NEW. Hardcover is tan with gold lettering on spine. Multiple new copies available. Pages are clean and tight. DJ in a mylar cover. Illustrated with 10 b/w photographs as well as a map and plan/legend of Cleveland, Tennessee 1860-1870. "As the war develops, the diary becomes an arena for issues that most teenage girls had little to say about: Lee, Jackson, Grant, and the politics of war. Although this ... View more info

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Myra Inman A Diary of the Civil War in East Tennessee

By: Inman, Myra; William R. Snell. editor

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Macon, Georgia, Mercer University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9799

ISBN: 0865545901

Condition: New in New dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 1.37 x 9.32 x 6.27 Inches; xxviii, 395 pages; NEW NEW. Hardcover is tan with gold lettering on spine. Multiple new copies available. Pages are clean and tight. DJ in a mylar cover. Illustrated with 10 b/w photographs as well as a map and plan/legend of Cleveland, Tennessee 1860-1870. "As the war develops, the diary becomes an arena for issues that most teenage girls had little to say about: Lee, Jackson, Grant, and the politics of war. Although this ... View more info

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Musical Instruments of the Southern Appalachian Mountains

By: Irwin, John Rice

Price: $11.75

Publisher: West Chester, PA, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 7652

ISBN: 0916838803

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; 11 x 8 1/2; 104 pages; Soft cover is oblong shaped. Sticker on back cover. Small indentation on back cover and some pages, as if from a paper clip, but no rust marks. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs. "Music has always played an important part in the lives of the people of this Appalachian region. Even in the most remote mountain cabin, shy of furniure and cooking utensils, one often... View more info

African-American Children's Stories A Treasury of Tradition and Pride

By: Jarecki, Angela & Gwendolyn Battle Lavert

Price: $13.75

Publisher: Linchwood, IL, Publications International, Ltd.: 2002

Seller ID: 9782

ISBN: 0785352392

Condition: Very Good-


Color Illustrations; 8.90 X 8.90 X 1.60 inches; 319 pages; Hard cover has padded front cover. Green spine with white and black lettering. All gilt edges to text block. Boards have some rubbing, bumping, sunning, scuffing; foil award sticker on front torn; previous owner's name on front end paper and title page. Edges to text block show some rubbing and scratches. Pages are clean and tight, shows light signs of loving use. Bright and colorful full page pictures illustrate... View more info