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The John F. Kennedy Library Exhibit

By: Anon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: USA, National Geographic Society: 1964

Seller ID: 037149

Condition: Very Good


12 page illustrated booklet. A very good clean, uncreased copy. View more info

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As If an Enemy's Country : The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of Revolution

By: Archer, Richard

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Oxford University Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060444

ISBN: 0195382471

Condition: As New


Remarkably fresh examination of the story of the British occupation of Boston in the years before the Revolution. Part of the Pivotal Moments in American History Series. Clean, square hardback in a d/w - 284 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Dollars and Dictators : Guide to Central America

By: Barry, Tom; Wood, Beth

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Zed Press: 1984

Seller ID: 051018

ISBN: 0862321689

Condition: Very Good


Written in the mid 1980's a comprehensive and detailed overview of the Central American political economy - profiling each country and commenting on the important issues of the time. Tanning to page edges else a good clean paperback. 263 pages including index. Next post UK 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

Seller ID: 005041

Condition: Very Good


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Historians' History of the United States - Two Volume Set

By: Berky, Andrew, S. & Shenton, James P.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1966

Seller ID: 051386

Condition: Very Good


Focuses on the pivotal events of American history and the historians who recorded the events- who told the truth as they interpreted it thus offering the reader the American story through American eyes. Two volume set - both volumes very clean in dustwrappers which have faded to spine strips and with volume I having small tear to spine strip. Presented in a grey slipcase which has been reinforced with tape. 1384 pages including index - in two volumes. View more info

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The Weight of Vengeance : The United States, the British Empire, and the War of 1812

By: Bickham, Troy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Oxford University Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063403

ISBN: 0195391780

Condition: As New


Provocative new account of America's forgotten war, underscoring its significance for both sides by placing it in global context. Clean, square hardback in a d/w. Appears unread - 325 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Girls From Esquire

By: Birmingham, Frederick A. (introduction)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker: 1953

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 032489

Condition: Very Good


Anthology of short fiction stories and 30 full-page cartoons from the pages of 'Esquire Magazine' celebrating women. Good, square hardback in an unclipped d/w which shows some wear & tear and minor loss - 308 pages. View more info

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Britain Salutes New York 1983

By: Bishop, James (editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London & Basingstoke, The Illustrated London News: 1983

Edition: Souvenir Edition

Seller ID: 049580

Condition: Very Good


Official programme celebrating the 200th anniversary of the signature of the treaty of Paris which finally brought an end to the War of Independence. Clean, large format copy with a typed itinerary of what is believed Paul Channon's programme. 108 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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War for America : The Fight for Independence 1775-1783

By: Black, Jeremy (Editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Alan Sutton Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063343

ISBN: 0862997259

Condition: Very Good


Informative study of the American War of Independence examining the reasons why Britain failed to retain the Thirteen Colonies. Faint sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 268 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Boeing Aircraft Since 1916

By: Bowers, Peter M.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Putnam & Co: 1968

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 066460

ISBN: 0370000161

Condition: Very Good


Rated as the best single-volume account of a company's aircraft products ever published as it examines the oldest continually-operating airframe manufacturer in the US. Clean, bright, glossy copy in an unclipped d/w protected in a taped-down plastic jacket showing the usual residual marks - 465 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Abraham Lincoln

By: Brogan, D. W.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1974

Edition: Revised & Abridged Edition

Seller ID: 005015

ISBN: 0715608657

Condition: Very Good


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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American Aspects

By: Brogan, D. W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005016

Condition: Very Good


A collection of essays concentrate on the American scene. It includes a reappraisal of the Civil War, a dissection of the state of Anglo-American relations, a British view on American politics and culture, and a vitally important look at the US at the time of JFK's assassination. Excellent copy in very good unclipped d/w which has been protected in clear film. 195 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The American Character

By: Brogan, D.W.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Alfred A. Knopf: 1944

Seller ID: 051050

Condition: Good


Written in the 1940's and designed to make American principles and attitudes more intelligible to the British public. Good clean hardback which shows some wear and fraying to cloth at head of spine. 169 pages. View more info

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Image of the New World : The American Continent Portrayed in Native Texts

By: Brotherston, Gordon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1979

Seller ID: 051023

ISBN: 0500012067

Condition: Very Good


Through commentaries and translations of carefully selected text it tells a story not widely known of everyday experiences of native people in every part of the continent, and of their sufferings in time of war or famine, and not least at the hands of the invaders from the Old World. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Slight yellowing to page edges. 324 pages including index. Prompt 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

Seller ID: 062877

ISBN: 0521102103

Condition: Near Fine


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Before Barbed Wire

By: Brown, Mark H. & Felton, W.R.

Price: £32.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Bramhall House: 1956

Seller ID: 051021

ISBN: 0517029421

Condition: Very Good


Superb record of the early days of the open range with 124 photographs from the famous L.A. Huffman originals. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 254 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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On Jungle Trails

By: Buck, Frank

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064934

Condition: Good


With 22 illustrations from the author's photographs who recounts his twenty-five years exploring the world for wild animals - not for the fun of shooting them, but to capture them and bring them alive to America - thus becoming known as the man who ''brings 'em home alive''. Some odd faint foxing else a good, clean copy with light sunning to spine. Previous owner's Prize Bookplate to front pastedown as well as the UCL logo to cover (see photo) - 254 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the other British Provinces in North America : With a Plan of National Colonization

By: Buckingham, James Silk

Price: £34.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2011

Edition: Paperback Re-Issue

Seller ID: 060789

ISBN: 1108033377

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the Cambridge Library Collection Series. First published in 1843, telling how the Cornish-born traveller and writer campaigned energetically for social reform while an MP during the 1830s. Clean, crisp, unread copy showing slightest shelfwear - 540 pages including a general index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Healing the Republic : The Language of Health and the Culture of Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century America

By: Burbick, Joan

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambrdige University Press: 2009

Edition: Paperback Re-Issue

Seller ID: 056018

ISBN: 0521106737

Condition: As New


Confronts what the author sees as a certain fundamental uneasiness about democracy in America, fearing the political freedom they hoped to embrace, Americans designed ways to control the body in the effort to create, impose, or embrace social order in a corporeal politics whose influences are felt to this day. Unread paperback - 355 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The American West : A Concise History

By: Butler, Anne M. and Lansing, Michael J.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 062863

ISBN: 0631210865

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Problems in American History Series edited by Jack P. Greene. Addresses major themes of culture, environment, politics, violence, and popular myth-making that shaped the American West from earliest times to the present day. Clean, tight paperback which appears unread - 242 pages including index. View more info