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Image for Distant Thunder: A Photographic Essay on the American Civil War

Distant Thunder: A Photographic Essay on the American Civil War

By: Abell, Sam; Pohanka, Brian C.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, USA, Thomasson-Grant: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034080

ISBN: 0934738351

Condition: Near Fine


Photographic memorial to the men of the civil war, paired with archival photographs of the soldiers, camp life, and the aftermath of battle. A clean, crisp copy in dustjacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Anglo-American Relationship Since 1783

By: Allen, H.C.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1959

Seller ID: 055290

Condition: Good


Written in the 1950s it examines the relationship between the two nations - covering such topics as economic dealings, social and political contacts, the cultural tie; emotional bonds, and the diplomatic relationship. Good clean hardback - front endpaper clipped to top corner. Previous owner's sticker to front pastedown. 247 pages including index. View more info

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1789: The Revolutions that Shook the World: The Threshold of the Modern Age

By: Andress, David

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 2008

Seller ID: 063702

ISBN: 0316731978

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, crisp, unread paperback. Comprehensive account of the tumultuous days of 1789 encompassing the French Revolution, the madness of King George, and the attempts of the United States to forge a new constitution. 438 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Table of Distances Between Ports Via The Shortest Navigable Routes

By: Anon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Washington, DC, USA., United States Government Printing Office: 1943

Seller ID: 030418

Condition: Good


H.O. Publication No.117. issued under the authority of the secretary of the Navy. Good, clean copy with an attached, fold-out map between pages 4 & 5. 485pp in total. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for U.S. Army-Navy Journal of Recognition Numbers 1-6 September 1943-February 1944

U.S. Army-Navy Journal of Recognition Numbers 1-6 September 1943-February 1944

By: Anon

Price: £22.50

Publisher: England, Airlfe: 1991

Seller ID: 034127

ISBN: 1853102369

Condition: Near Fine


Facsimiles of the first six volumes of the journal that the US government issued to all American combat forces whose purpose was to help the men in the field distinguish enemy hardware from their own and thus limit incidents of friendly fire. As new, unread copy. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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United States Military Aviation: Air Force

By: Archer, Robert J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Leicester, Midland Counties Publications: 1980

Seller ID: 066941

ISBN: 0904597296

Condition: Reading Copy


Some underlining to plane numbers throughout the book but otherwise a good, clean tight reading copy. Illustrated with b/w photos and drawings. 302 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Representation of the United States Abroad

By: Barnett, Vincent M. (editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Frederick A. Praeger: 1965

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 058951

Condition: Reading Copy


A collection of papers whose focus concerns the greatly enlarged and changing nature of US overseas representation. Bump to fore-edge of pages else a very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 251 pages. 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

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

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

Image for American Automobile Racing : An Illustrated History

American Automobile Racing : An Illustrated History

By: Bochroch, Albert R.

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Patrick Stephens: 1974

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 038496

ISBN: 0850591732

Condition: Very Good


The complete story of American automobile racing in one volume, from American participation in the 1894 European events, and the very first gasoline-automobile race held in the US - the Chicago Times-Herald in 1895 to the United States Auto Clubs announcement of improved safety regulations sparked by the tragic 1973 Indianapolis 500. A very good clean hardback in very good dustwrapper. Illustrated throughout with b.w. photographs. 260 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Mass Behaviour in Battle and Captivity - The Communist Soldier in the Korean War

By: Bradbury, William C.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Chigago, The University of Chicago Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043154

Condition: Good


The results of a survey commissioned by the United States Army which studied the socio-political behaviour of North Korean and Chinese prisoners, who were then in the custody of the United Nations Forces. A good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of minor wear/tear. A little light creasing to front endpapers but text block is immaculate. 377 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Carrier Operations in World War II; Volume II - The Pacific Navies

Carrier Operations in World War II; Volume II - The Pacific Navies

By: Brown, David

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Shepperton, Middlesex, Ian Allan: 1974

Seller ID: 043627

ISBN: 0711002762

Condition: Good


The second volume of Carrier Operations of World War II describes the activities and operations of the United States Navy and Imperial Japanese Navy carriers in the Pacific and Indian Oceans during the first 15 months of World War II. Good clean copy which has small ding to front cover in an unclipped dustjacket with some edgewear. Illustrated with 108 black and white photographs. 152 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Walk in the Woods

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Transworld Publishers: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 065999

ISBN: 0385408161

Condition: Very Good


Bryson's tells of his travels along the longest continuous footpath in the world, the Applachian Trail stretching along the East Coast of the United States from Georgia to Maine - 2,200 miles of remote mountain, wilderness filled with bears, moose, ratllesnakes etc. Pages tanned else a very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 320 pages. Prompt dispatch View more info

Image for Chicago : Rising from the Prairie

Chicago : Rising from the Prairie

By: Cahan, Richard

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Carlsbad, CA, U.S.A., Heritage Media Corporation: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012832

ISBN: 1886483469

Condition: Near Fine


Heavyweight glossy book which recounts the history of the city of giants from 1830-1945. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Air War Pacific

By: Campbell, Christy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1991

Seller ID: 051785

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Slight tanning to page edges. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs and profiles. Begins with an account of the growth of naval air power in both the United States and Japan during the interwar years, and goes on to describe the fierce battles over China and Manchuria between the Japanese and Chinese and later Soviet air forces in 1937-39. View more info

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Canada : A Story of Challenge

By: Careless, J. M. S.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2011

Edition: Paperback Re-Issue

Seller ID: 063011

ISBN: 1107675812

Condition: Near Fine


Professor Careless's account of the emergence of the Canadian nation from the long and enduring efforts to build a community in the North American continent, separate from the United States. Clean, bright, large volume paperback - 444 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for The Free and the Unfree: A New History of the United States

The Free and the Unfree: A New History of the United States

By: Carroll, Peter N; Noble, David W.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1977

Seller ID: 031331

ISBN: 0140220380

Condition: Very Good


Documents the dynamic relationship between the outgroups - native Americans, blacks, immigrants, religious minorities, women - with the power holders of American society. A very good clean copy which shows some light sunning to covers. Internally clean though pages tanning with age. 448 pages including index. View more info

Image for Inventing Vietnam : The United States and State Building in Southeast Asia, 1954-1968

Inventing Vietnam : The United States and State Building in Southeast Asia, 1954-1968

By: Carter, James M.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., Cambridge University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055826

ISBN: 052171690X

Condition: As New


The assistant Professor considers the Vietnam War in light of U.S. foreign policy in Vietnam, concluding that the war was a direct result of failed state-building efforts. Unread paperback - 268 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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A Fortune in Dimes

By: Carter, Mary

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Victory Gollancz: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036013

Condition: Very Good


Square, tight hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has been protected but then taped to endpapers - the tape has yellowed over time and left residue on the pastedowns and free endpapers. Otherwise a very good clean copy of this the author's first novel about a young man coming of age in Southern California. 338 pages. View more info

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In My Own Fashion: An Autobiography

By: Cassini, Oleg

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067323

ISBN: 0671699067

Condition: Very Good


Autobiography American fashion designer born to an aristocratic Russian family who came to the United States as a young man after starting as a designer in Rome, and quickly got work with Paramount Pictures. Light foxing to page edges else a very good clean hardback in unclipped jacket. 379 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info