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'I Gave Them a Sword' : Behind the Scenes of the Nixon Interviews

By: Frost, David

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan, 1978

Edition: First Edition


Tells the story of David Frost's pursuit of ex-President Nixon, in order to try and bring him to confront his past and himself. Square, tight hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper which shows signs of wear and tear with small loss to head of spine and creasing to inner front flap. 320 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Concise History of the United States of America

By: Grant, Susan-Mary

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press, 2012


Part of the Cambridge concise history series. Fast-paced history which shows in particular, how war and conflict, from colonial times to present, have shaped and redefined American identity. Clean, crisp unread paperback. 454 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Great Fall : A Murder - and Its Consequences

By: Savage, Mildred

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Cassell, 1970

Edition: First Edition


The story of the chilling murder of a young Conneticut woman and the two extraordinary trials that followed it. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has slightly faded spine. 536 pages. View more info

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A Guide to Manuscripts Relating to America in Great Britain and Ireland

By: Crick, B.R. ; Alman, M. ( Editors )

Price: £19.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press, 1961

Edition: First Edition


Produced as a result of two years work by the Survey of Sources for American Studies in the UK, a sub-committee of the British Association for American Studies under the general supervision of H. L. Beales. Crease marks to blank ffep else a good clean hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 667 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction

By: Edwards, Laura F.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Cambridge University Press, 2015

Edition: First Edition


Part of the New Histories of American Law Series offering a compelling new account of how the Civil War transformed the American legal order. Clean, bright paperback which appears unread - 212 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Life in Twilight : The Final Years of J. Robert Oppenheimer

By: Wolverton, Mark

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., St. Martin's Press, 2008

Edition: First Edition


An important exploration not only of a prominent scientist and philosopher but also of an unforgettable era in American history. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing small tear to rear cover - 339 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Short History of the American Civil War

By: Basler, Roy P

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Basic Books, 1967

Edition: First Edition


The author deftly narrates the flow of war and events that constituted the most catastrophic- and yet in some ways the most glorious- period of American history. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear and minor loss to spine - 140 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Socioeconomic History of Argentina, 1776-1860

By: Brown, Jonathan C.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press, 2008

Edition: Paperback Re-Issue


Part of the Cambridge Latin American Studies Series, which examines Argentina's development from the establishment of the Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata within the Spanish-American empire to the building of the first railways in the independent nation. Clean, bright paperback - 302 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Terrible Glory : Custer and the Little Bighorn - the Last Great Battle

By: Donovan, James

Price: £16.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Little Brown Book Group, 2008


Fresh, absorbing new assessment of the Battle of Little Bighorn brimming with authentic detail and offering the fullest most accurate ever account of Custer's Last Stand. Clean, crisp hardback in dustwrapper. 528 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Winter at Fort Macleod

By: Nevitt, R. B.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Alberta, Canada, Glenbow - Alberta Institute, 1974

Edition: First Edition


The story of Richard Barrington Nevitt, a refugee from the American Civil War who sought shelter in Canada before becoming an accomplished artist, an original member of the North-West Mounted Police, and a pioneer of medical education in Ontario. Edited by Hugh A. Dempsey. Clean bright hardback in a d/w protected in a plastic coating - 134 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Abraham Lincoln

By: Brogan, D. W.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth, 1974

Edition: Revised & Abridged Edition


New edition revised by Hugh Brogan. Some light tanning to page edges, text remains unaffected. A very good, clean copy in unclipped jacket. 145 pages including bibliography. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Adams vs. Jefferson : The Tumultuous Election of 1800

By: Ferling, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Oxford University Press, 2004

Edition: First Edition


Part of the Pivotal Moments in American History Series. Magisterial account of events which brings to life both the outsize personalities and the hotly contested political questions at stake. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 260 pages including index. Apears unread. Next post dispatch. View more info

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African American Urban History since World War II

By: kusmer, Kenneth L. & Trotter, Joe W. ( Editors )

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, USA, The University of Chicago Press, 2009


Features a diverse mix of scholars whose combined efforts provide the first comprehensive assessment of this important subject. Clean bright copy showing slight curl to corner of cover/early pages - 536 pp including index. View more info

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Aircraft of the Roaring 20's : Volume 1 - Number 3

By: Taylor, R. L. (Editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Ottumwa, IA, USA, The Antique Airplane Association, 1975


With technical descriptions of 34 aircraft of the 'Roaring Twenties' - some well-known, others obscure. Some light tanning to page edges else a good, clean magazine - 35 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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America's Three Regimes : A New Political History

By: Keller, Morton

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 2007

Edition: First Edition


Divides the nation's history into three regimes, each of which lasts many, many decades, allowing us to appreciate, as never before, the slow steady evolution of American public life. Internally clean, bright copy in a d/w showing some signs of shelf life with sunning to cover/spine - 336 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info