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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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Sovereignty and Revolution in the Iberian Atlantic

By: Adelman, Jeremy

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, USA, Princeton University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063357

ISBN: 069112664X

Condition: Near Fine


Takes a bold new look at both Spain's and Portugal's New World empires in a trans-Atlantic context, offering a new understanding of Latin American and Atlantic history. Clean, square hardback in a d/w. Appears unread - 409 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

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Northrup - The Life of William Northrup McMillan

By: Aldrick, Judy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Kenya, Old Africa Books: 2012

Seller ID: 066050

ISBN: 9966757007

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of the American millionaire who fell in love with Kenya on a visit in 1904, bought a large estate and a mountain and poured his large fortune into his adopted country. Clean, crisp paperback which appears unread. 244 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Mount Vernon - a Handbook

By: Anon

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Virginia, The Mount Vernon Ladies Association: 1985

Seller ID: 040249

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated profusely throughout. A guide to the home of George Washington. 129 pages - next post dispatch. View more info

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Warbirds Worldwide: No 13

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Warbirds Worldwide Limited: 1993

Seller ID: 065176

ISBN: 1870601130

Condition: As New


Contents include:- Vanatu Warhawk Recovery; G-MKVC/Spitfire V Accident Report; Aerotec Trojans; Chino Report; The New Zealand Experience; North American T-6 and Canadian Harvard Profile; Sea Fury; P-40 First Flight etc. As new 47-page magazine. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Warbirds Worldwide: No 15

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Warbirds Worldwide Limited: 1991

Seller ID: 065179

ISBN: 1870601157

Condition: As New


Contents include:- Mozambique Harvards; Chino Mitchells; Beijing treasures; Mastering the Mitchell; Stallion 51 Corporation Mustang Training Programme; The Tallmantz B-25s; Junk into Jewellery - the North American Mustang; Victoria Air Maintenance etc. As new 55-page Magazine. 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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British Political Thought in History, Literature and Theory, 1500-1800

By: Armitage, David ( Edited By )

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060753

ISBN: 0521870410

Condition: As New


Professor Armitage brings together an interdisciplinary and international team of authors to consider the impact of this scholarship on the study of early modern British history. Clean, bright hardback in a d/w - 326 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

Image for As Thousands Cheer : The Life of Irving Berlin

As Thousands Cheer : The Life of Irving Berlin

By: Bergreen, Laurence

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 1990

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 067555

ISBN: 0340534869

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardback which, appears unread, which also serves as a social history of American entertainment. Masterly and compelling biography containing a chronology of all Berlin's 1,500 songs plus his scores for Hollywood and Broadway. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 658 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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'Blackwood' Tales from the Outposts XII - In Lighter Vain

By: Bethell, Lieut Colonel L.A. [Editor]

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, William Blackwood: 1942

Seller ID: 049932

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean hardback offering a sketch of life in various outposts of the Empire. Previous owner's name to top of first page. Minor foxing to page edges but text block is clean. 336 pages. View more info

Image for 'The Triumph of the Royal Scot' Souvenir Reprint

'The Triumph of the Royal Scot' Souvenir Reprint

By: Binnie, David

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Diss, Silhouette Printers: 1977

Seller ID: 046179

Condition: Very Good


36 page booklet being a facsimile reprint of the North American Tour of the Royal Scot Train and London Midland and Scottish Railway. A very good clean copy illustrated with b/w photographs. Next post UK 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

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

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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Through These Men

By: Brown John Mason

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1956

Seller ID: 005000

Condition: Very Good


A picture of some outstanding men who shaped America's political life and outlook. A very good, clean copy in unclipped dustjacket. 302 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for A Socioeconomic History of Argentina, 1776-1860

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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The Georgian Locomotive

By: Bryant, Jr. H. Stafford

Price: £12.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Weathervane Books: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038521

Condition: Reading Copy


Attempts to chronicle, informally, this special species of steamer which, by its atmosphere and patina seems so justly "The Georgian Locomotive". A good clean copy though pages are a little wavy. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 89 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Chile - an outline of Its Geography, Economics and Politics

Chile - an outline of Its Geography, Economics and Politics

By: Butland, Gilbert J.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Royal Institute of Interntional Affairs: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047171

Condition: Reading Copy


Small amount of annotation and underlining and some minor soiling to covers else a good clean hardback written in the 1950's to provide a composite survey of the Latin American republic - with chapters on The Land; The People; History and Politics; General Economic and Social Conditions and Foreign Relations. View more info