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Image for The Economic Summit: A Pictorial History of the Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations 1975-1990 - Houston 1990

The Economic Summit: A Pictorial History of the Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations 1975-1990 - Houston 1990

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, Virginia, Thomasson-Grant, Inc.: 1990

Seller ID: 10679

ISBN: 0934738742

Condition: Fine


80 pages with black and white and color photos. Presentation label on the front endpaper from Continental Airlines and the Houston Host Committee. View more info

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The Scottish Genealogist: Vol. XXVI, No. 1 - March 1979

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Scottish Genealogy Society: 1979

Seller ID: 10577

Condition: Near Fine


Quarterly Journal of the Scottish Genealogy Society, pp. 1-28. In this issue: Oral Tradition and its Use in Genealogy, How Kirk Session Records Brought Life to an Ancestor, Alexander Read, Scottish Nabobs, book reviews, and more. View more info

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The Weymouth Family Heritage Book

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Betrice bayley, Inc.: 1982

Seller ID: 05988

Condition: Fine


Green leatherette with gilt decoration. Generic family history book with a list of Weymouth names and addresses by state (as of 1982 publication date) and a lot of general information about geneaology research. Includes the Beatrice Bayley certificate with facsimile signature. View more info

Image for Manual of the Legislature of Vermont for the Years 1868

Manual of the Legislature of Vermont for the Years 1868

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montpelier, Vermont, Freeman Steam Printing House and Bindery: 1868

Seller ID: 07147

Condition: Good


Creased down the center of the pamphlet. Dark blue covers, faded somewhat. Light edge wear, sacttered foxing to pages. 25 pages plus ads. Committee information, delegates, ads, etc. Also includes Numerical Index to House diagram. View more info

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Seventy-Fourth Indianpolis 500 (Indy 500) Program for 1990

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1990

Seller ID: 09886

Condition: Near Fine


Several pages bumped at the bottom corner and have a tiny corner crease. Numerous illustrations and photos to go with the history and the drivers and their cars for the 1990 race. Arie Luyendyk won his first Indy 500 this year and would win it again in 1997. View more info

Image for The Holocaust Chronicle: A History in Words and Pictures

The Holocaust Chronicle: A History in Words and Pictures

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lincolnwood, Illinois, Legacy Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 06110

ISBN: 0785329633

Condition: Near Fine -


Minor bumping to book and jacket. Clean copy. 765 pages, including Appendices (statistics on deaths, death camps, concentration camps, ghettos, Jews killed by country, Jewish Resistance Organizations, and Jewish immigration to Palestine), Further Reading, Glossary, and Index. Numerous photos, including those of a horrific and disturbing nature (photo credits at back of book, following the Index). The book is organized into chapters by year, from 1933 to 1946, plus an Epilogue (The Aftermath). Oversized, heavy book, which may require extra postage for expedited or international delivery. View more info

Image for Aviation Graphic: Journal of the National Aeronautic Association Issue No. 1, 1968

Aviation Graphic: Journal of the National Aeronautic Association Issue No. 1, 1968

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Professional Press: 1968

Seller ID: 06951

Condition: Very Good


Age toning to cover and interior, but clean and free of marks or stains. This is the first issue of the National Aeronautic Association's journal and it includes articles on man's probe of space, hot air balloons, soaring, racing, aerobatics, and more. 98 pages with numerous black and white and color illustrations. View more info

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Lone Star & Eagle: German Immigration to Texas

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Goethe-Institut Houston German Cultural Center: 1983

Seller ID: 10047

Condition: Near Fine


Eight-page, stapled booklet, 5.25 x 8.25 inches oblong, Smudge to the rear cover, else fine. A brochure from the Goethe-Institut in Houston for a project that commemorates 300 years of German immigration to America and honors the German Texans with the Lone Star and Eagle project. Illustrated brochure that includes a rear cover photo of the Loesscher Band in Cat Spring, Texas, circa late 1800s. View more info

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Norwegian Shipping

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oslo, Norway, Horn Forlag AS: 2008

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 09621

Condition: Near Fine


Mild shelf wear. Updated fifth edition of this publication for the shipping industry and its customers. 178 pages, including Company Index at the beginning of the book (by business category). A separate alphabetical index of companies appears at the end of the book. Chapters cover topics ranging from history to recent business developments, technology, and environmental issues, while also including much information on companies offering shipping and services. View more info

Image for Mexico, 50 Anos de Revolucion (en Cuatro Volumenes): I. La Economia, II. La Vida Social, III. La Politica, IV. La Cultura

Mexico, 50 Anos de Revolucion (en Cuatro Volumenes): I. La Economia, II. La Vida Social, III. La Politica, IV. La Cultura

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Mexico, Fondo De Cultura Economica: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07295

Condition: Good


Edge wear, rubbing, and spine creases to all four volumes. Volume III is missing the fornt cover. Clean interiors. some pages in each volume are unopened (uncut) at the top. Clean interiors. Spanish language text. View more info

Image for A Fifty Year History of the Frank Shepard Company: Legal Bibliography and Shepard's Citations

A Fifty Year History of the Frank Shepard Company: Legal Bibliography and Shepard's Citations

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Frank Shepard Company: 1923

Seller ID: 10753

Condition: Good


Red cloth covers with black stamping on the front cover, including "Property of South Texas School of Law, Y.M.C.A. Foxing to the first few and last few pages and rear endpapers. 78 pages with black and white photos illustrating production methods during the fifty year history of the legal publishing company. Frontispiece portrait of Frank Shepard (1848-1900). The title page includes the following: A Record of Fifty Years of Specializing in a Field that is of First Importance to the Bench and Bar of the United States - An Insight into the Embellishment that has Grown from Small Beginnings to t... View more info

Image for Laws of the Republic of Texas - Facsimile Printing of the 1837 Original, Two Volumes in One with Slipcase

Laws of the Republic of Texas - Facsimile Printing of the 1837 Original, Two Volumes in One with Slipcase

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, The Museum of Printing History: 1986

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 09926

Condition: Fine


Reproduced from the original copy of the first printing of the Laws of the Republic of Texas used by the Secretary of State, Robert A. Irion. The original was printed in 1837 by The Telegraph, a Houston newspaper. Modern lithography recaptured some of the copy lost in the original printing because of crude printing equipment of that time. This copy is numbered 529 of a limited edition of 2,500 copies. Brown leatherette with Republic of Texas seal in gilt and all page edges in gilt. Housed in a matching slipcase. 163 pages plus Index. View more info

Image for The Rhetor "Twenty one" Central Missouri State Teachers College Yearbook 1921

The Rhetor "Twenty one" Central Missouri State Teachers College Yearbook 1921

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Warrensburg, Missouri, Central Missouri State Teachers College: 1921

Seller ID: 07297

Condition: Fair


Cloth is inscet-damaged along the spine and edges and there is some staining on the rear cover (does not affect interior). Interior is free of marks and writing. The college was celebrating its 50th year in 1921, so a brief history is presented and this volume of the Rhetor is dedicated to the college's first president, Dr. George Petrie Beard. 189 pages, with some color illustrations in the style of the times. View more info

Image for The Russian Chronicles: A Thousand Years That Changed the World

The Russian Chronicles: A Thousand Years That Changed the World

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, CLB, Imprint of Quadrillion Publishing Ltd: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 07315

ISBN: 1858333970

Condition: Near Fine


397 pages with Glossary, Bibliography, Sources, and Index, plus Notes on Illustrations. Numerous illustrations, including maps. History covers from the beginning of the Land of Rus to the October Revolution. Foreword by Norman Stone. Preface by Dimitri Obolensky. View more info

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Climax Molybdenum Company Brochure

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Greenwich, Connecticut, Climax Molybdenum Company: 1981

Seller ID: 07546

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled company brochure. Articles include: General information about molybdenum, a brief history of the company, the molybdenum mines and mills in Climax and Henderson, Colorado. exploration, conversion plants, and the research lab. Illustrated, several fold-outs. About 16 pages. At the time this brochure was produced, the company was a division of AMAX, Inc. Today, Climax Molybdenum Company is a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. and is the world's leading molybdenum producer and supplier. View more info

Image for The Philatelic History of the United States 1867-1933

The Philatelic History of the United States 1867-1933

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Westport Collectors Society: 1978

Seller ID: 07732

Condition: Very Good


Brown leatherette album with gilt stamping. Very mild edge wear ina few places and a small area of bubbling on the front cover. Album number 3 for a limited edition collection of commemorative covers portraying the history of America through historic U.S. stamps and official U.S. postmarks. 100 titled pages, each with a description of the depicted event and a die-cut slot for the philatelic cover. Index at back of the book. Table of Contents, pages 203-302, and Index. ALBUM ONLY, NO COVERS. View more info

Image for The Texas Aggie Centennial Issue, November 1975, Volume 56, Number 7

The Texas Aggie Centennial Issue, November 1975, Volume 56, Number 7

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: College station, Texas, The Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University: 1975

Seller ID: 07648

Condition: Very Good


Minor bumping and wear. 118-page publication on university news, football, history, and the upcoming centennial (1976). View more info

Image for A Glimpse of Iowa in 1846; or, the Emigrant's Guide, and State Directory

A Glimpse of Iowa in 1846; or, the Emigrant's Guide, and State Directory

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, State Historical Society of Iowa: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 07673

Condition: Very Good


Shelf wear and bumping. Jacket chipped and protecetd now in a Mylar archival cover. View more info

Image for The American Historical Review  [Volume 84, Number 3 - June 1979]

The American Historical Review [Volume 84, Number 3 - June 1979]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., American Historical Association: 1979

Seller ID: 07928

Condition: Very Good


Light, general reading wear. Clean copy. Pages numbered 619-917, several black and white illustrations. Featured articles: Gaius Noster: Substructures of Western Social Thought, by Donald R. Kelley; Frontier Municipal Baths and Social Interaction in Thirteenth-Century Spain, by James F. Powers; Marriage Politics and the Family in Florence: The Strozzi-Medici Alliance of 1508, by Melissa Meriam Bullard. Review article: Pluralist Politics in British India: The Cambridge Cluster of Historians of Modern India, by Howard Spodek. View more info

Image for The American Historical Review  [Volume 85, Number 4 - October 1980

The American Historical Review [Volume 85, Number 4 - October 1980

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., American Historical Association: 1980

Seller ID: 07929

Condition: Very Good


General reading wear. Clean copy. Pages numbered 763-1054, several black and white illustrations. Comparative History in Theory and Practice, I (three articles): The Case for Comparing Histories, by Raymond Grew; Antebellum Planters and Vormarz Junkers in Comparative Perspective, by Shearer Davis Bowman; and In Defense of Servitude: American Proslavery and Russian Proserfdom Arguments, 1760-1860, by Peter Kolchin. View more info