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The Burdens of Progress, 1900-1929, Abrams, Richard M.
1 Abrams, Richard M. The Burdens of Progress, 1900-1929
Glenview, Illinois Scott Foresman & Co. 1978 067305778X / 9780673057785 First Edition Softcover Very Good- 
Card covers show edge wear, chipping, creasing. ; tight solid book, text unmarked; Scott, Foresman American history series; B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6.10 X 0.50 inches; 199 pages 
Price: 17.50 USD
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A Cheechako Goes to the Klondike, Adams, Charles W &  Jack Kutz &  Jack Williams
2 Adams, Charles W & Jack Kutz & Jack Williams A Cheechako Goes to the Klondike
Kenmore, WA Epicenter Press 2002 0970849397 / 9780970849397 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Only slight wear to card covers ; A bright, solid book.; Alaska Book Adventures ; 8.96 X 6.08 X 0.54 inches; 192 pages; "The Klondike Stampede caused a transportation boom in the north, where in its thrilling heyday about 250 wooden steamboats operated in the Yukon River drainage of Alaska and the Yukon. The sternwheelers became gold rush icons. But the hardy, pragmatic entrepreneurs who ran the boats were lured by profits, not romance. In 1901, a passenger's fare from St. Michael to Dawson (about 1,800 miles) was $125, and cargo was moved upriver at $100 a ton. Yet it was a tough, risky business. The season was short, good crews were hard to find, and a navigation error could sink or strand an investment worth tens of thousands of dollars--huge sums at the turn of the century. Mechanical problems were occupational hazards. The steamboats consumed enormous amounts of firewood for their boilers. And if a riverboat didn't find a safe berth or drydock before freezeup, it risked being crushed by ice the following spring. Charles W. Adams was an able, smart business college graduate who bought a share of the Lavelle Young in his mid-20s. He became one of the North's great riverboat captains, lived enough adventure in the north to fill several lifetimes, and played a crucial role in the founding of Fairbanks, Alaska. " 
Price: 13.50 USD
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3 Bancroft, Hubert Howe The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Vol. XXXIII. History of Alaska, 1730-1885
San Francisco A.L. Bancroft 1886 Leather Bound Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Maps 
Front board separated,paper tape securing title page and inner back hinge, previous owner's embossed stamp, some wear and peeling of leather. Leather of spine split down back edge and torn across middle. Raised bands somewhat worn but black spine labels with gilt print still bright ; Text block solid and unmarked, fold-out map in fine condition, marbled page edges, binding of tan leather boards needs some work but book appears to be complete ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 775 pages 
Price: 69.95 USD
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Debrett's Texas Peerage, Best, Hugh
4 Best, Hugh Debrett's Texas Peerage
New York Coward McCann 1983 069811244X / 9780698112445 Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
Remainder mark bottom page edges, some wear to book extremities, previous owner's name on half title page. Dust jacket heavily worn, large chips top edge with tears and creasing ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Many B&W photos as well as genealogical charts. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.50 X 7.30 X 1.10 inches; 385 pages; Debrett's commissioned writer Hugh Best to describe a number patrician Texans with an historic overview of their ancestors and forebears. 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Central in Our Lives  Voices from Little Rock Central High School 1957-1959, Brodie, Ralph &  Marvin Schwartz
5 Brodie, Ralph & Marvin Schwartz Central in Our Lives Voices from Little Rock Central High School 1957-1959
Little Rock, Arkansas Butler Center for Arkansas Studies 2007 0970857489 / 9780970857484 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ shows light shelf wear, creased with shot tear top of spine. ; A bright, solid book, Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 9.10 X 6 X 0.80 inches; 211 pages; "Students and faculty members who went through the desegregation crisis of this memorable time recall events and personal feelings as they tried to avoid the outside interruptions while getting an education. Much has been said and written about the Little Rock Nine, who have also shared their memories through the years. And the students who protested and caused problems have also had their forum. Now, this book presents the third side of the story as told by those in the vast majority of students and faculty whose goal was to stay focused and get an education while history was being made all around them." 
Price: 29.95 USD
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Pacific Connections  The Making of the U.S.-Canadian Borderlands, Chang, Kornel
6 Chang, Kornel Pacific Connections The Making of the U.S.-Canadian Borderlands
Berkeley, CA University of California Press 2012 0520271696 / 9780520271692 First Paperback Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Card covers show slight wear.; A bright, solid book. As new; B&W Illustrations; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.80 inches; 171 pages; "In the late nineteenth century the borderlands between the United States, the British Empire in Canada, and the Asia-Pacific Rim emerged as a crossroads of the Pacific world. In Pacific Connections, Kornel Chang tells the dramatic stories of the laborers, merchants, smugglers, and activists who crossed these borders into the twentieth century, and the American and British empire-builders who countered them by hardening racial and national lines. But even as settler societies attempted to control the processes of imperial integration, their project fractured under its contradictions. Migrant workers and radical activists pursued a transnational politics through the very networks that made empire possible. Charting the U.S.-Canadian borderlands from above and below, Chang reveals the messiness of imperial formation and the struggles it spawned from multiple locations and through different actors across the Pacific world. " 
Price: 22.95 USD
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The Army Blue Book 1961 - Volume I, Compere, Tom (editor)
7 Compere, Tom (editor) The Army Blue Book 1961 - Volume I
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1960 Deluxe Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ shows some wear, short tears at extremities small tape stain on spine, prlce clipped. Front free end paper excised, corners a little bumped, tape stains on back end papers and boards. Library stamp on page edges. Some yellowing of pages ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar. ; Ex-Lib; The Army Blue Book; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 351 pages; A US Army Yearbook. Many articles by various authors including: General Lyman L. Lemnitzer, Cornelius Ryan, Dr. Wernher von Braun, General Maxwell Taylor and a 4 page article about life in the Army by Elvis Presley. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Cajuns Essays on Their History and Culture, Conrad, Glenn R. (Editor)
8 Conrad, Glenn R. (Editor) The Cajuns Essays on Their History and Culture
Lafayette, Louisiana The Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Southwest Louisiana 1978 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by John Desmond 
Light wear and scuffing to dust jacket, top corners bumped. Previous owner's name inside front cover. ; DJ in Mylar. A tight solid book. ; US History Series # 11; B&W Illustrations; 262 pages; This is a series of essays by a variety of authors from various backgrounds - linguists and historians, many of natives of Louisiana. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Cape Cod Years of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Damore, Leo
9 Damore, Leo The Cape Cod Years of John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Englewood Cliffs, NJ Prentice-Hall 1967 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; 9 X 6.10 X 1.50 inches; 262 pages; Leo Damore’s quietly introspective Cape Cod Years of John F. Kennedy tells a story at once universal--the story of fitting in, or failing to fit in, to a small community--and legendary--the story of one of America’s most well loved leaders, and how he became that way. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Not Above the Law  The Battles of Watergate Prosecutors Cox and Jaworski- A Behind-the-Scenes Account, Doyle, James
10 Doyle, James Not Above the Law The Battles of Watergate Prosecutors Cox and Jaworski- A Behind-the-Scenes Account
New York William Morrow & Co. 1977 0688031927 / 9780688031923 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ shows some soiling, shelf wear with short tears, chipping. Small corner bump to top of back board. ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.10 X 5.90 X 1.50 inches; 420 pages; In the midst of the turmoil of the present (Donald Trump) administration, it might be advisable to educate oneself about the proceedings surrounding and the investigators involved in the resignation of Richard Nixon. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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High Noon in the Cold War  Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis, Frankel, Max
11 Frankel, Max High Noon in the Cold War Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis
New York Presidio Press 2004 0345465059 / 9780345465054 1st; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Only slight wear; DJ is bright and crisp, enclosed in mylar covering, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.40 X 6.30 X 1 inches; 206 pages; "Using his personal memories of covering the conflict, and gathering evidence from recent records and new scholarship and testimony, Max Frankel corrects widely held misconceptions about the game of “nuclear chicken” played by John Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev in October 1962, when Soviet missiles were secretly planted in Cuba and aimed at the United States.High Noon in the Cold War portrays an embattled young American president, not jaunty and callow as widely believed, but increasingly calm and statesmanlike and a Russian ruler who was not only a “wily old peasant” but an insecure belligerent desperate to achieve credibility. Here, too, are forgotten heroes like John McCone, the conservative Republican CIA head whose intuition made him a crucial figure in White House debates. In detailing the disastrous miscalculations of the two superpowers (the U.S. thought the Soviets would never deploy missiles to Cuba; the Soviets thought the U.S. would have to acquiesce) and how Kennedy and Khrushchev beat back hotheads in their own councils, this fascinating book re-creates the whole story of the scariest encounter of the Cold War, as told by a master reporter." 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Canada: the war of the conquest, Frégault, Guy
12 Frégault, Guy Canada: the war of the conquest
Toronto Oxford University Press 1969 First English Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
DJ and boards show some shelf wear, short tears and chipping, some soiling. Prev. owner's embossed seal on FFEP. Shadow of a price on front panel of DJ ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 427 pages; This is an English translation of a 1955 work about the Seven Years War in North America 
Price: 32.50 USD
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Directors of Central Intelligence as Leaders of the U.S. Intelligence Community, 1946-2005, Garthoff, Douglas F.
13 Garthoff, Douglas F. Directors of Central Intelligence as Leaders of the U.S. Intelligence Community, 1946-2005
Dulles, VA Potomac Books Inc. 2007 1597971170 / 9781597971171 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book shows shelf wear, bottom fore corners bumped, front flap creased.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 336 pages; "President Harry Truman created the job of director of central intelligence (DCI) in 1946 so that he and other senior administration officials could turn to one person for foreign intelligence briefings. The DCI was the head of the Central Intelligence Group until 1947, when he became the director of the newly created Central Intelligence Agency. This book profiles each DCI and explains how they performed in their community role, that of enhancingcooperation among the many parts of the nation’s intelligence community and reporting foreign intelligence to the president. The book also discusses the evolving expectations that U.S. presidents through George W. Bush placed on their foreign intelligence chiefs.Although head of the CIA, the DCI was never a true national intelligence chief with control over the government’s many arms that collect and analyze foreign intelligence. This limitation conformed to President Truman’s wishes because he was wary of creating a powerful and all-knowing intelligence chief in a democratic society. After the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Congress and President Bush decided to alter the position of DCI by creating a new director of national intelligence position with more oversight and coordination of the government’s myriad programs. Thus this book ends with Porter Goss in 2005, the last DCI." 
Price: 18.50 USD
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The March to the Sea and Beyond  Sherman's Troops in the Savannah and Carolinas Campaigns, Glatthaar, Joseph T.
14 Glatthaar, Joseph T. The March to the Sea and Beyond Sherman's Troops in the Savannah and Carolinas Campaigns
New York New York University Press 1985 0814730019 / 9780814730010 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ shows light edge wear, small tears. Previous owner's name on FFEP. ; DJ is crisp and bright, enclosed in mylar protector. ; American Social Experience Series, Volume 1; B&W Illustrations; 9.60 X 6.30 X 1.30 inches; 318 pages; An account of Union General William Tecumseh Sherman's "March to the Sea" during the last two years of the Civil War, a campaign which effectively divided the South and brought an end to the conflict. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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The Trans-Mississippi West (1803-1853) a History of Its Acquisitions and Settlement, Goodwin, Cardinal
15 Goodwin, Cardinal The Trans-Mississippi West (1803-1853) a History of Its Acquisitions and Settlement
New York D. Appleton & Co. 1922 1st Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Maps 
Dark blue cloth covered boards show small ding on front board, reference library markings on front end papers and page edges. There appears to be a page missing following copyright page. Some water staining to edges of tipped in maps, light possible evidence of water damage to page edges. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Fold-out map bound in at page 248, double page map showing population distribution west of the Mississippi in 1850, tipped in between pages 456-7, double page showing land acquired by the US, tipped in between pages 504-505. ; Ex-Library; 8.40 X 5.70 X 1.40 inches; 528 pages; The chapters are titled as follows; - I. The Purchase of Louisiana; II. American Explorations West of the Mississippi, 1804-1822; III. The Settlement of the Louisiana Purchase and the Adjustment of Boundaries to 1821; IV. The American Fur Trade and Commerce in the West; V. The American Occupation of Texas; VI. Early Claims to Oregon; VII. Later Explorations West of the Mississippi; VIII. Early American Settlement of Iowa and Minnesota; IX. The Settlement of Oregon Country; X. The Acquisition; XI. Oregon Diplomacy Through 1846; XII. The Settlement of the Great Salt Lake Basin; XIII. The Settlement of California; XIV. The Mexican Cession. Footnotes throughout and Index 
Price: 39.95 USD
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Evidence and the Custer Enigma  A Reconstruction of Indian-Military History, Greene, Jerome A.
16 Greene, Jerome A. Evidence and the Custer Enigma A Reconstruction of Indian-Military History
Golden CO Outbooks 1995 0896460584 / 9780896460584 Reprint Softcover Very Good+ 
Card covers show very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book ; B&W Illustrations; 7.30 X 4.90 X 0.50 inches; 70 pages; A historical study with references and footnotes of the events leading up to the infamous battle at Little Big Horn. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Na Pule Kahiko  Ancient Hawaiian Prayers, Gutmanis, June
17 Gutmanis, June Na Pule Kahiko Ancient Hawaiian Prayers
Honolulu, HI Editions Limited 1983 0960793860 / 9780960793860 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by Susanne Indich 
Head and tail of spine a little bumped, dustjacket has a couple of short tears, lightly faded on spine ; A bright, solid book, drawings by Susanne Indich throughout. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. This is the hardcover edition in dustjacket ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 124 pages; Up until 1822, the Hawaiian language was strictly oral. When the American missionaries arrived, they set up a printing press and set about putting the spoken language into print. With the spread of Christianity a number of the ancient Hawaiian prayers have been lost but this study has attempted to put as many as possible into print with explanations and extensive footnotes. The prayers are broken up into categories such as medicine and healing, death, war and sports among others. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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18 Huculak, Mykhaylo When Russia Was in America; the Alaska Boundary Treaty Negotiations, 1824-25, and the Role of Pierre de Poletica
Vancouver BC Mitchell Press 1971 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
DJ chipped with tears and some creasing, DJ spine faded, previous owner's embossed seal on FFEP ; DJ in Mylar A tight solid book. ; 149 pages 
Price: 17.95 USD
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The White House and its Thirty-four Families, Jensen, Amy La Follette
19 Jensen, Amy La Follette The White House and its Thirty-four Families
New York Mcgraw Hill 1965 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Cloth boards show light edge wear, DJ has 1" X 1 1/2" piece missing from top of spine area, general edge wear. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 309 pages; A history of the White House, home of the American presidents from its first occupant, John Adams in 1800, up to and including Lyndon B. Johnson and family in 1963. The early chapters review many of the preliminary designs for the building. Generously illustrated with many photographs and drawings. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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DANGEROUS NATION  AMERICA IN THE WORLD 1600-1900, KAGAN, ROBERT
20 KAGAN, ROBERT DANGEROUS NATION AMERICA IN THE WORLD 1600-1900
London ATLANTIC BOOKS 2006 1843545306 / 9781843545309 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 9.29 X 6.54 X 1.97 inches; 5827 pages; From the DJ flap: "In this ground-breaking book Kagan sets the historical record straight and explodes some of the most powerful - and enduring - myths about America's attitude to the rest of the world. In the process Kagan reveals an America that is as ambitious as it is expansionist." Most Americans believe the United States had been an isolationist power until the twentieth century. This is wrong. In a riveting and brilliantly revisionist work of history, Robert Kagan, bestselling author of Of Paradise and Power, shows how Americans have in fact steadily been increasing their global power and influence from the beginning. Driven by commercial, territorial, and idealistic ambitions, the United States has always perceived itself, and been seen by other nations, as an international force. This is a book of great importance to our understanding of our nation’s history and its role in the global community. 
Price: 26.50 USD
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