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The Pioneers: The Picture Story of Canadian Settlement

By: Careless, J.M.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02783

Condition: Very Good


127 pages, illustrated with numerous historical photographs. From the Canadian Illustrated Library series. View more info

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The Story of Dominion Square Place Du Canada

By: Collard, Edgar

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, Longman Canada Limited: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06048

Condition: Near Fine


Edge wear and light chipping to jacket. Clean copy. Sixty-three pages, illustrated history that goes back to the time Dominion Square was a cemetery outside Montreal. The southern half of the square was renamed Place du Canada in 1966. View more info

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Betting on America: Why the U.S. Can Be Stronger After September 11

By: Cortada, James W.; Wakin, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ, Financial Times Prentice Hall: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03296

ISBN: 0130460788

Condition: Fine


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The Cree Journals: The Voyages of Edward H. Cree, Surgeon R.N., as Related in his Private Journals, 1837-1856

By: Cree, Edward H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Exeter, England, Webb & Bower: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10363

ISBN: 0906671361

Condition: Very Good


276 pages with Appendices (Details of E.H. Cree's ships 1839-1856 and Summary of E.H. Cree's naval service 1837-1869) and Selected Bibliographies. Numerous illustrations, including endpaper maps (Pirate Track-Chart 1849). View more info

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Orixas Da Bahia

By: de Magalhaes, Elyette Guimaraes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1974

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 07807

Condition: Good


Light to moderate edge wear and some reading creases to the spine. Portuguese and English sections. 161 pages with Glossary and Index. Color plates. View more info

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This Affair of Louisiana

By: Deconde, Alexander

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A., Scribner: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07904

ISBN: 0684146878

Condition: Very Good


Long tear to jacket's front panel, held in place now and protected from further damage by a clear Mylar cover. 325 pages with Notes, Bibliographical Essay, and Index. Map and photo illustrations. Story of the struggle among Spaniards, English, and French for Louisiana in America's early years. In April 1802, Thomas Jefferson wrote; "There is on the globe one single spot, the possessor of which is our natural and habitual enemy... Every eye in the U.S. is now fixed on this affair of Louisiana." View more info

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The Secret World : The Terrifying Report of a High Officer of Soviet Intelligence Whose Conscience Finally Rebelled

By: Deriabin, Peter and Frank Gibney

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01765

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to book and jacket. Faint spotting to edges of page block and light foxing to endpapers. Jacket is also price-clipped. 334 pages with Appendixes and Index. View more info

Chief of Station, Congo : A Memoir Of 1960-67

By: Devlin, Larry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Public Affairs: 2007

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 05552

ISBN: 1586484052

Condition: Near Fine


Last several pages with some waviness along the top edge only. Probable exposure to moisture. No staining. 288 pages, with Index. Black & white photos. The author's inside account of clandestine operations and CIA activity in the Congo during the early 1960s. View more info

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The Struggle for a Democracy in Siberia, 1917-1920: Eyewitness Account of a Contemporary

By: Dotsenko, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stanford, California, Hoover Institute Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07758

ISBN: 0817977716

Condition: Very Good


Scattered pencil underlining and checkmarks among the pages. Crease to jacket flap. Index cards with notes laid in. 178 pages with Appendixes (Chronology and Chernov Memorandum), Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with endpaper maps. Reminiscences of the author, who, as a college student in 1912, became a member of the Socialist-Revolutionary Party who sought a functioning parliamentary democracy for Siberia. View more info

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Leningrad: A Short Guide-Book

By: Elyashkevich, M.L. (Translator)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Russia, 1966

Seller ID: 06106

Condition: Very Good


Minor edge wear, small crease to lower corner of front cover. Pocket-size guide book to Leningrad (St. Petersburg), published as the 50th anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution was nearing. Lists many sites of interest and a Glossary of some Russian words used. Includes, naturally, a number of memorials and monuments to Lenin. View more info

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Photo-Facts Pocketbook of Knowledge, Vol. 1, No. 5, March 1938

By: Fawcett, W.H. (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Fawcett Publications, Inc.: 1938

Seller ID: 04720

Condition: Good


Edge-worn covers, crease to front cover. Foxing to rear cover. 130 pages, numerous articles and photos on a variety of topics from around the world. Cover story is The Mystery of the Lost Papyri. Front cover illustrated in color. No ads throughout magazine. View more info

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Russian Liberalism: From Gentry to Intelligensia

By: Fischer, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08541

Condition: Good


Board edges scuffed or nibbled, light foxing to edges of page block. The dust jacket is edge-worn with some large chips. Rubbing and foxing to the rear panel. Protected now in a clear Mylar cover. 240 pages with Sources, Bibliography, Notes, and Index. Illustrated with several pages of photos. View more info

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Cuban Foreign Relations: A Chronology 1959-1982

By: Franklin, Jane [Introduction By William LeoGrande]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Center for Cuban Studies: 1984

Seller ID: 04166

Condition: Fine


69 pages, with Index. View more info

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Safe for Democracy: The Anglo-American Response to Revolution, 1913-1923

By: Gardner, Lloyd C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07764

ISBN: 0195034295

Condition: Very Good


Light foxing to page edges and endpapers. Jacket slightly toned. 383 pages with Notes and Index. An examination of the reactions of Britain and the United States to revolutions in the early part of the 20th century, which occurred in Mexico, China, and Russia--all within the same period of time that preceded the Great War in Europe (World War I). President Woodrow Wilson and British Prime Minister David Lloyd George are the prominent figures in this study. View more info

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Historians at Work, Volume Two: Valla to Gibbon

By: Gay, Peter & Victor G. Wexler (Editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05468

Condition: Near Fine


Slightly chipped jacket at the spine ends. Light soil to spine. 406 pages. View more info

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Historians at Work, Volume IV: Dilthey to Hofstadter

By: Gay, Peter and Gerald J. Cavanaugh (Editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01759

ISBN: 0060114762

Condition: Very Good


Bumping to spine ends and corners. Jacket price-clipped and chipped at the spine ends, wear to the spine. This final volume in the set includes selections from the principal historical writings of twentieth-century writers. 411 pages. View more info

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Historians at Work, Volume III: Niebuhr to Maitland

By: Gay, Peter and Victor G. Wexler (Editors)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01758

ISBN: 0060114746

Condition: Very Good


Lightly bumped in a price-clipped jacket. Minor abrasions to spine of jacket. This volume in the set includes selections from the principal historical works of nineteenth-century writers such as Jules Michelet, Jacob Burkhardt, Karl Marx, Francis Parkman, and Henry Adams. 325 pages. View more info

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The Real Suez Crisis: The End of a Great Nineteenth Century Work

By: Georges-Picot, Jacques

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07749

ISBN: 0151759634

Condition: Near Fine


The former Chairman of the Board of the Suez Company answers questions surrounding the Egyptian nationalization of the Suez Canal on the night of July 26, 1956 and the French-run Suez Company being asked to leave. 200 pages. View more info

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The Pacific Century: Asia and America in the Modern World

By: Gibney, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07812

ISBN: 0684193493

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to book and jacket. Companion volume to the PBS TV Series. 596 pages with Selected Refrences and Index. Illustrated with maps and photos, including a section of color plates. Heavy volume that may require extrra postage for expedited or overseas delivery. View more info

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Victoria Illustrated, 1857 & 1862: Engravings from the Original Editions By S.T. Gill & N. Chevalier

By: Gill, Samuel Thomas; Newnham, W. H.; Chevalier, N.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lansdowne Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07686

ISBN: 0701803002

Condition: Near Fine


Trace of shelf wear and several tiny specks to the fore-edge of the page block. Previous owner names at bottom of title page. 128 pages featuring engravings from the Gold Rush era in Victoria, Australia, which were published in two albums titled Victoria Illustrated in 1857 and 1862. View more info