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Image for Titanic Survivor:  The Newly Discovered Memoirs of Violet Jessop Who Survived Both the Titanic and Britannic Disasters ( Sinking / White Star Line )

Titanic Survivor: The Newly Discovered Memoirs of Violet Jessop Who Survived Both the Titanic and Britannic Disasters ( Sinking / White Star Line )

By: Jessop, Violet; Introduced, Annotated and Edited By John Maxtone-Graham

Price: $10.57

Publisher: Dobbs Ferry, New York, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Sheridan House, 1997, 1st edition, Later Printing: 1997

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155786


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, small ink initials, 238 pages, b&w photos, ---"After a childhood in Argentina and formative years in England, Violet Jessop spent her entire career at sea. She was a stewardess for first-class passengers on the Titanic and she wrote an absolutely unique eyewitness account on the most written about disaster of our time. Four years later, Violet was a nurse onboard the hospital ship Britannic when it str... View more info

An Illustrated History of Roman Roads in Britain

By: Johnston, David E

Price: $19.88

Publisher: England, Buckinghamshire, UK: Spur Books / SpurBooks, 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150777


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in an attractive Very Good price clipped dustjacket with some short closed tears, 158 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, contents include: Roads in the Roman Empire; Fact and Fiction; The Beginning of the Road System; The Development of the Road Network; The Roman Surveyor; Building of the Roads; Major Roads; Visiting the Roads - the South / the North and West; Researching the Roads; Bibliography, any image directly beside this l... View more info

Image for Nuns of the Battlefield -by Ellen Ryan Jolly -a Signed Copy ( Ancient Order of Hibernians / Civil War )

Nuns of the Battlefield -by Ellen Ryan Jolly -a Signed Copy ( Ancient Order of Hibernians / Civil War )

By: Jolly, Ellen Ryan (signed)

Price: $99.68

Publisher: USA, No Place: Self Published / Ellen Ryan Jolly ( Printed By The Providence Visitor Press, Providence, Rhode Island ), 1927, 1st edition, First Printings: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 161941


-----------hardcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a solid Very Good example, a bit of light edge wear and rubbing, a bit of age toning to endpapers, no dustjacket as issued or so I assume, lengthy authorial insciption on front blank endpaper " Hibernian Greetings and A Wish, May the gentle, the valiant Nuns of the Battlefield pray for their ever devoted Mrs. Ann Kenny at the feet of our dear Lord where ?????? is of infinite value Ellen Ryan Jolly New London Convention 1927... View more info

Image for Claddagh Ring Story:  An Account of the World's Most Famous and Enduring Love Token ( Hardcover Edition )

Claddagh Ring Story: An Account of the World's Most Famous and Enduring Love Token ( Hardcover Edition )

By: Joyce, Cecily ( Joyce-Cunningham )

Price: $10.57

Publisher: Ireland, Ireland: Cecily Joyce ( Printed By Clodoiri Lurgan Teo ), 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150279


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good dustjacket, couple of small nicks, small piece of tape on rear panel, 88 pages, colour and b&w illustrations and photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Migrating Tales: The Talmud’s Narratives & Their Historical Context by Richard Kalmin / University of California Press - The S Mark Taper Foundation Imprint in Jewish Studies

Migrating Tales: The Talmud’s Narratives & Their Historical Context by Richard Kalmin / University of California Press - The S Mark Taper Foundation Imprint in Jewish Studies

By: Kalmin, Richard / University of California Press - The S Mark Taper Foundation Imprint in Jewish Studies

Price: $31.85

Publisher: Oakland, California, Oakland. CA: University of California Press - The S Mark Taper Foundation Imprint in Jewish Studies ( UC Press ), 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158745


------------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 282 pages, ,---"Migrating Tales situates the Babylonian Talmud, or Bavli, in its cultural context by reading several rich rabbinic stories against the background of Greek, Syriac, Arabic, Persian, and Mesopotamian literature of late antiquity and the early Middle Ages, much of it Christian in origin. In this nuanced work, Richard Kalmin argues that non-Jewish literature deriv... View more info

Image for Nelson's Band of Brothers ( Lord Horatio Nelson )

Nelson's Band of Brothers ( Lord Horatio Nelson )

By: Kennedy, Ludovic

Price: $13.23

Publisher: London, England, London, Uk: Odhams Press, 1951, 1st edition, First Printing: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145973


----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light wear, in a chipped and torn but generally intact Good price clipped dustjacket, a bit of age toning to paper, hospital stamp on front endpaper, 352 pages, b&w illustrations, contents include: Prologue; The Retreat from the Mediterranean; The Elite of the Navy of England; The band of Brothers; Champion of the North; Against Invasion; Epilogue; Appendix; Bibliography; Index, LIST of PLATES: Horatio, Viscount Nels... View more info

Image for The Big Oyster:  History on the Half Shell  -by Mark Kurlansky ( New York / New York City / Manhattan Social History )

The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell -by Mark Kurlansky ( New York / New York City / Manhattan Social History )

By: Kurlansky, Mark

Price: $10.57

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y./ New York: Ballantine Books, 2006, 1st edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157626


-----------hardcover, about 6 x 8.25 inches, a near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 307 pages, b&w illustrations, Kurlansky is so good and this book is no different, always a fascinating read, here he talks about all things OYSTER from earliest times to the 20th century with the emphasis on the New York City area, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Skellig:  Island Outpost of Europe ---by Des Lavelle -a Signed Copy ( County Kerry, Ireland / Little and Great Skellig )

Skellig: Island Outpost of Europe ---by Des Lavelle -a Signed Copy ( County Kerry, Ireland / Little and Great Skellig )

By: Lavelle, Des (signed)

Price: $17.22

Publisher: Ireland, Dublin, Ireland: O'Brien Press, 1981, 2nd Edition, 2nd Printing: 1981

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155293


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, former owner's bookplate on half-title page, , in an attractive Very Good dustjacket with some light wear and age toning, signed and inscribed by Lavelle, 110 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The History of Louisiana or of the Western Parts of Virginia and Carolina, Containing a Description of the Countries That Lie on Both Sides of the River Mississippi with an Account of Settlements, Inhabitants, Soil, Climate and Products

The History of Louisiana or of the Western Parts of Virginia and Carolina, Containing a Description of the Countries That Lie on Both Sides of the River Mississippi with an Account of Settlements, Inhabitants, Soil, Climate and Products

By: Le Page Du Pratz, M ( Antoine-Simon ), Foreword By Henry C Dethloff (includes the 1941 Edition Foreword By Stanley Clisby Arthur )

Price: $39.83

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA.: Claitor's Publishing ( Reprints the MDCCLXXIV [ 1774 ] Single Volume Edition Published By T Becket ), 1972, 1st Edition Thus, First Printing, One of 500 Copies: 1972

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157347


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, 366 pages, includes the original b&w illustrations, this is a limited edition reprint of the 1st British edition which collected the three books into one volume, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Under the Yellow and Red Stars / The Azrieli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs -by Alex Levin -a Signed Copy

By: Levin, Alex (signed), Maps By Sir Martin Gilbert; Edited By Naomi Azrieli and Andrea Knight / The Azrieli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs

Price: $10.57

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: The Azrieli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs, 2009, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 151786


----------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, signed by the author, 174 pages, b&w photos, ---"Under the Yellow & Red Stars is a remarkable story of survival, coming of age and homecoming after years as a stranger in a strange land. Alex Levin was only ten years old when he ran deep into the forest after the Germans invaded his hometown of Rokitno and only twelve when he emerged from hiding to find that he had neither parents nor a community to return ... View more info

Image for The Churches of Liverpool -by David Lewis ( Liverpool, England / Church Architecture / History )

The Churches of Liverpool -by David Lewis ( Liverpool, England / Church Architecture / History )

By: Lewis, David

Price: $37.17

Publisher: England, Liverpool, UK: The Bluecoat Press, 2001, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161349


----------softcover, about 10w x 9.75h inches, a near Fine example, this softcover was issued with flaps (much like the flaps on a dustjacket), the front flap on this copy has been price clipped, 175 pages, colour photos throughout, a very nice book, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

Image for Vinland Revisited:  The Norse World at the Turn of the Millennium / Viking Millenium International Symposium, Sept 15-24, Newfoundland - Labrador ( L'Anse Aux Meadows related)

Vinland Revisited: The Norse World at the Turn of the Millennium / Viking Millenium International Symposium, Sept 15-24, Newfoundland - Labrador ( L'Anse Aux Meadows related)

By: Lewis-Simpson; Shannon (ed.) Viking Millennium International Symposium (Peter Sawyer; R A Hall; Birgit Sawyer; Kristjan Ahronson; Magnus Magnusson; Svend E Albrethsen; Jette Arneborg; Mats G Larsson; George M Shendock; Trond Woxen; et al

Price: $53.13

Publisher: St John's, Newfoundland / Labrador, St John's, NL.: Historic Sites Association of Newfoundland and Labrador / Viking Millennium International Symposium, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155992


-----------hardcover, about 7 x 10 inches, a near Fine copy, looks new, no dustjacket as issued, 465 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Four LIFE MAGAZINES: President John F Kennedy 1917 - 1963 (Nov. 29 1963); Lee Harvey Oswald (Feb 21 1964); A Matter of Reasonable Doubt -FRAME 230 (Nov 25 1966); Kennedy Assassination, 4 Days That Stopped America (Nov 1983 )( JFK )

Four LIFE MAGAZINES: President John F Kennedy 1917 - 1963 (Nov. 29 1963); Lee Harvey Oswald (Feb 21 1964); A Matter of Reasonable Doubt -FRAME 230 (Nov 25 1966); Kennedy Assassination, 4 Days That Stopped America (Nov 1983 )( JFK )

By: Life Magazines / John F Kennedy Issues; Contributors Include: Paul Mandel; Richard Oulahan; Ernest Havemann; Donald Jackson; Shana Alexander; Hugh Sidey; Jane Howard; Bill Wise; Don Moser; Loudon Wainwright; et al

Price: $59.78

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Chicago, IL: Life Magazine / Time Inc., 1963, 1964, 1966, 1983, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160183


-----------4 volumes (ONE SHIPPING CHARGE), magazines, 4 issues of LIFE, all are solid Good to Very Good copies, some wear and rubbing, address label on 3 of the mags, each issue is devoted to JFK and the assassination, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Brotherly Love:  Freemasonry and Male Friendship in Enlightenment France -by Kenneth Loiselle / Cornell University Press ( Freemasons / Masons / Masonic )

Brotherly Love: Freemasonry and Male Friendship in Enlightenment France -by Kenneth Loiselle / Cornell University Press ( Freemasons / Masons / Masonic )

By: Loiselle, Kenneth / Cornell University Press

Price: $42.49

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158759


------------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 261 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"Friendship, an acquired relationship primarily based on choice rather than birth, lay at the heart of Enlightenment preoccupations with sociability and the formation of the private sphere. In Brotherly Love, Kenneth Loiselle argues that Freemasonry is an ideal arena in which to explore the changing nature of male friendship in Enlightenment F... View more info

Image for News of the Day - Yesterday -by Donald E Loker -Signed / Number 20 of the Occasional Contributions of the Niagara County Historical Society ( New York )( Articles from 19th Century Niagara Newspapers )(inc. News, Weddings, Births, Menus and Recipes etc)

News of the Day - Yesterday -by Donald E Loker -Signed / Number 20 of the Occasional Contributions of the Niagara County Historical Society ( New York )( Articles from 19th Century Niagara Newspapers )(inc. News, Weddings, Births, Menus and Recipes etc)

By: Loker, Donald E (signed); John and Michael Walsh (signed) / Niagara County Historical Society ( New York )

Price: $33.18

Publisher: Niagara Falls, New York, Niagara Falls, NY: Niagara County Historical Society ( New York ), 1971, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157151


-----------softcover, about 7 x 10 inches, a Very Good copy, short crease on front cover, 94 pages, signed by Loker, signed as well by the Walsh brothers who contribute a short article titled "A Nineteenth Century Niagara County Editor", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Battle of Bentonville, March 19 - 20 - 21, 1865 -by Jay Luvaas ( Civil War )

The Battle of Bentonville, March 19 - 20 - 21, 1865 -by Jay Luvaas ( Civil War )

By: Luvaas, Jay

Price: $10.57

Publisher: USA, No Place ( USA ): No Publisher ( State Department of Archives and History / Harper House, Bentonville, NC ), No Date (circa 1965 ), 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162185


----------softcover, about 6w x 8.5h inches, a very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing, unpaginated (about 40 pages), b&w photos, illustrations and maps, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The History of England, from the Ascension of James the Second ---by Thomas Babington MacAulay ( 5 Volumes in a Single Book -an Omnibus )( King James the 2nd )

The History of England, from the Ascension of James the Second ---by Thomas Babington MacAulay ( 5 Volumes in a Single Book -an Omnibus )( King James the 2nd )

By: MacAulay, Thomas Babington / E H BUTLER Edition

Price: $13.23

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA: E H Butler edition, No Date (circa 1870 - 1880), 1st Printing: 1880

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152981


------------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy, brown cloth, light wear mainly to tips and edges, short tear at upper spine tip has been glued, a tight solid binding, 1004 pages, frontispiece of Macaulay, contains all 5 volumes, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Surviving San Francisco's 1906, Great Earthquake and Fire -by Gerstle Mack ---a Signed Copy ( San Francisco, California )

By: Mack, Gerstle (signed) with an Introduction By Dianne Feinstein

Price: $10.57

Publisher: San Francisco, California, San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 1981, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153192


----------trade paperback, Very Good, 128 pages, inscribed on half title by Gerstle Mack, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Behind the Mask of Chivalry: The Making of the Second Ku Klux Klan ( KKK )

By: MacLean, Nancy

Price: $13.23

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Oxford University Press ( OUP ), 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149020


------------hardcover, a solid Good or better exlibrary copy in a Very Good+ dustjacket, usual library marks and stamps, library stickers on spine and rear panel of jacket, 292 pages, b&w photos, ---"On Thanksgiving night, 1915, a small band of hooded men gathered atop Stone Mountain, an imposing granite butte just outside Atlanta. With a flag fluttering in the wind beside them, a Bible open to the twelfth chapter of Romans, and a flaming cross to light the night sk... View more info

Image for A Garland of Their Droll Sayings and Doings --- Past Worthies of the Lennox ( Scotland / Scottish )

A Garland of Their Droll Sayings and Doings --- Past Worthies of the Lennox ( Scotland / Scottish )

By: MacLeod, Donald

Price: $13.23

Publisher: Scotland, Edinburgh / Glasgow, UK: John Menzies and Co., 1894, 1st edition, First Printing: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147355


-----------hardcover, dark brown cloth with gilt lettering and design, bevelled boards, upper edge gilt, a solid Very Good copy with a bit of light wear mainly at the tips, 216 pages, b&w illustrations, a bit of age tooning to paper, contents include: Old Dumbarton Worthies and Scots / Clubs / Election Incidents ; Old Worthies and Stories of the Vale of Leven / the Isle above Leven; Old Worthies and Stories of Helensburgh, Row and Cardross; Old Worthies and Stories of W... View more info