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Image for Coxsackie: The Life and Death of Prison Reform by Joseph F Spillane / Johns Hopkins University Press

Coxsackie: The Life and Death of Prison Reform by Joseph F Spillane / Johns Hopkins University Press

By: Spillane, Joseph F / Johns Hopkins University Press

Price: $30.29

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press , 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158752

ISBN: 1421413221

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 296 pages, ---"Should prisons attempt reform and uplift inmates or, by means of principled punishment, deter them from further wrongdoing? This debate has raged in Western Europe and in the United States at least since the late eighteenth century. Joseph F. Spillane examines the failure of progressive reform in New York State by focusing on Coxsackie, a New Deal reformatory built for young male offenders. Opened in 1935 to serve "adolescents adrift," Coxsackie instead became an unstable a... View more info

Image for Master of Rome, Book 3 of the Masters of the Sea Trilogy -by John Stack ( Volume Three / iii )

Master of Rome, Book 3 of the Masters of the Sea Trilogy -by John Stack ( Volume Three / iii )

By: Stack, John

Price: $26.33

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 2011, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162976

ISBN: 0007285272

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.5h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, ---"A stirring adventure novel set amid the tumultuous clashes between the Roman and Carthaginian empires, battling for control of the Mediterranean, North Africa and Rome itself. --Atticus, the young Greek captain, is now a commander of the growing Roman navy, blockading a port near Tunis, when the Roman legions suffer terrible defeat by the triumphant Carthaginian army, spearheaded by the elephant charges. He and his ships escape together with the main body of the Roman fleet out manoeuvred ... View more info

Weimar and the Vatican, 1919 - 1933 - German - Vatican Diplomatic Relations in the Interwar Years / Princeton University Press

By: Stehlin, Stewart A / Princeton University Press

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New Jersey, Lawrenceville, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1983, 1st edition, First Printing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151305

ISBN: 0691053995

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, short closed tear and rubbing at lower spine tip of jacket, former owner's embossed stamp, small smudge on bottom edge of text block, 490 pages, b&w photos, ---"describes the methods by which the Vatican tried to regain a degree of balance among the Powers, not by opposing but by supporting German democracy. His discussion of the Church's aims and tactics in Germany itself includes an explanation of state support for the Church, the school question, Church rights in the state universities, and the consequence... View more info

Image for The Ancient Samurai -by Makoto Sugawara ( Japanese History / Warriors / Japan )

The Ancient Samurai -by Makoto Sugawara ( Japanese History / Warriors / Japan )

By: Sugawara, Makoto; Edited By Burritt Sabin

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan / NY - New York / London, England, Tokyo, Japan: The East Publications, Inc., 1986, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161741

ISBN: 4915645037

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 5.75w x 8.5h inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, a wee bit of crinkling at the upper spine tip of the jacket, ribbon marker as issued, 490 pages, a few colour illustrations as well as b&w illustrations and photos, contents include: Yakamochi and the Sakimori; The Rise and Fall of the Otomo Clan; The Otomo Are Ruined, The Manyoshu Remains; Bow and Horse and Brave Men; The Zenkunen Revolt; Ronkokosho: the Dream of the Bushi; Hachiman Taro Yoshiie and the Gosannen Revolt; The Eve of the Hogen Insurrection; The Hogen Insurrection; Death... View more info

Image for Mission Ridge and Lookout Mountain with Pictures of Life in Camp and Field -by Benj. F Taylor ( Newspaper Correspondent / Travelled with Union Troops )( Chattanooga Tennessee Area )( Missionary Ridge )( Civil War )

Mission Ridge and Lookout Mountain with Pictures of Life in Camp and Field -by Benj. F Taylor ( Newspaper Correspondent / Travelled with Union Troops )( Chattanooga Tennessee Area )( Missionary Ridge )( Civil War )

By: Taylor, Benj. F ( Bemjamin Franklin )( Literary editor of the Northern Illinoian as well as of the Chicago Daily Journal )

Price: $98.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: D Appleton & Company, 1872, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164493

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover,green cloth with gilt lettering and bevelled boards, a Good copy only, wear and rubbing to covers, loss to green cloth at lower tips, ink name ( William H Bushnell ) on title page and same name in pencil on a preceding page, some small spots and marks in the text, small stain on some pages along the fore edge (see scan), a bit of losseness to the binding at a small clutch of interior pages, all are still firmly attached but the threaded binding has pulled a bit to be loose, -- no dustjacket as issued, 272 pages, first hand accounts from this well regarded Civil War correspo... View more info

Image for Facsimile of The Tombstone Epitaph October 1881 ( Shootout at OK Corral -testimony By Sheriff John H Behan, Wesley Fuller, Wyatt Earp, William F Claiborne, Joseph I Clanton, Thomas Keefe, J H Batcher, Appolincar Bauer, Albert C Billicke, etc)

Facsimile of The Tombstone Epitaph October 1881 ( Shootout at OK Corral -testimony By Sheriff John H Behan, Wesley Fuller, Wyatt Earp, William F Claiborne, Joseph I Clanton, Thomas Keefe, J H Batcher, Appolincar Bauer, Albert C Billicke, etc)

By: Tombstone Epitaph (testimony By Sheriff John H Behan, Wesley Fuller, Wyatt Earp, William F Claiborne, Joseph I Clanton, Thomas Keefe, J H Batcher, Appolincar Bauer, Albert C Billicke, H T Boyle, H F Sills, Mrs Addie Borland Verdict By Justice Wells Spicer

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Arizona, Tombstone, AZ: The Tombstone Epitaph, NO DATE ( Facsimile of the 1881 Newspaper ), 1st Facsimile Edition, Printing Unknown:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161973

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------newspaper facsimile, about 17w x 23h inches, a Very Good to Very Good+ example, short tear, folded as issued, 4 pages, details the shootout events at the OK Corral, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for FOUR VOLUMES:  Tuxford Charter Week May 5 - 12, 1968: 1218 to 1964 - 750 Years; Tuxford County Primary School Centenary 1878 - 1978; Tuxford Grammar School, 1669 ( to 1969 ); Some of Our Yesterdays, Tuxford 1179 - 1979 ( Village, School, Church History )

FOUR VOLUMES: Tuxford Charter Week May 5 - 12, 1968: 1218 to 1964 - 750 Years; Tuxford County Primary School Centenary 1878 - 1978; Tuxford Grammar School, 1669 ( to 1969 ); Some of Our Yesterdays, Tuxford 1179 - 1979 ( Village, School, Church History )

By: Tuxford School / Church / Village: No Author; F N Kemp; William Serjeant; The Red Canon T W Swift ( Four Volumes )

Price: $46.13

Publisher: England, Tuxford, UK: Tuxford Village / Church / School, 1968, 1969, 1978, 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing for All: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161997

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-------------4 volumes (ONE SHIPPING CHARFE), softcovers, all are Very Good or better examples, some light rubbing, CHARTER is about 4.75w x 7h inches, unpaginated, 12 pages, two b&w photos --- GRAMMAR is about 6.5w x 8h inches, unpaginated, 12 pages, small stain and hole on rear panel ---PRIMARY is about 6w x 8.5h inches, unpaginated, 24 pages, b&w photos and centre fold illustration of the school, ink gift inscription ---SOME is about 5.75w x 8.25h inches, 108 pages, b&w photos, ink gift inscription, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIG... View more info

Image for A History of the Kaleva Knighthood and the Knights of Kaleva ( Finnish - Canadian and Finnish North American History )

A History of the Kaleva Knighthood and the Knights of Kaleva ( Finnish - Canadian and Finnish North American History )

By: Ukkonen, Alfons; Translated By Tessa Suurkuukka; Edited By Oiva W Saarinen

Price: $30.29

Publisher: Beaverton, Ontario, Beaverton, ON: Aspasia Books, 1998, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157547

ISBN: 0968905455

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a solid Very Good+ copy, a bit of light wear, 370 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

Image for Motherlode:  A Mosaic of Dutch Wartime Experience -by Carolyne Van Der Meer / The Life Writing Series Wilfrid Laurier University Press ( Holland / The Netherlands / WWII )

Motherlode: A Mosaic of Dutch Wartime Experience -by Carolyne Van Der Meer / The Life Writing Series Wilfrid Laurier University Press ( Holland / The Netherlands / WWII )

By: Van Der Meer, Carolyne

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario, Waterloo, ON: WLU / Wilfrid Laurier Puniversity Press, 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161012

ISBN: 1771120053

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-------------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Near Fine example, 128 pages, b&w photos, ---"Carolyne Van Der Meer’s creative reinterpretation through short stories, poems, and essays of the experiences of her mother and other individuals who either spent their childhoods in Nazi-occupied Holland or were deeply affected by wartime in Holland. The book documents the author’s personal journey as she uncovers her mother’s past through their correspondence and discussion and through research in the Netherlands. Motherlode also considers mother-daughter relationships and the effect of wa... View more info

Image for Netherlanders in America: A Study of Emigration & Settlement in the 19th & 20th Centuries in the United States of America 2 Books in 1 Volume )(inc Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Sioux County, Virginia, Minnesota, Nebraska, Indiana, etc)( USA / Dutch )

Netherlanders in America: A Study of Emigration & Settlement in the 19th & 20th Centuries in the United States of America 2 Books in 1 Volume )(inc Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Sioux County, Virginia, Minnesota, Nebraska, Indiana, etc)( USA / Dutch )

By: Van Hinte, Jacob; Robert P Swierengs (editor); Adriaan De Wit (translator) / Heritage Hall Archives, Calvin College and Seminary (sponsor) ( Omnibus Volume Containing Books 1 and 2 with Maps in Rear Pocket )

Price: $52.73

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan, Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1985, 1st Edition, 1st Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162564

ISBN: 0801092965

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, about 7w x 10.25h inches, a Near Fine example with a bit of foxing to the upper edge of the text block, in an attractive Good dustjacket with some short taped tears and light wear and rubbing, 1157 pages, b&w photos, maps are still in the rear pocket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for I Hope I Don’t Intrude: Privacy and Dilemmas in Nineteenth Century Britain by David Vincent / Oxford University Press ( 19th )

I Hope I Don’t Intrude: Privacy and Dilemmas in Nineteenth Century Britain by David Vincent / Oxford University Press ( 19th )

By: Vincent, David / Oxford University Press

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press ( OUP ), 2015, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158746

ISBN: 0198725035

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 354 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"I Hope I Don't Intrude takes its title from the catch-phrase of the eponymous hero of the 1825 play Paul Pry, which was an immense success on the London stage and then rapidly in New York and around the English-speaking world. It tackles the complex, multi-faceted subject of privacy in nineteenth-century Britain by examining the way in which the tropes, language, and imagery of the play entered public discourse about privacy in the rest of the century. The volume is... View more info

Image for Wolfhilde's Hitler Youth Diary -by Wolfhilde Von Konig

Wolfhilde's Hitler Youth Diary -by Wolfhilde Von Konig

By: Von Konig, Wolfhilde; Translated By Dr Hedwig Hamer and Monika Trujillo; Consultant - Foreword - Wolfgang Schleich )

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Bloomington, Illinois, Bloomington, IL: iUniverse Inc., 2013 1st Edition, First Printing: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164378

ISBN: 1475968558

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Near Fine example, 312 pages, b&w photos, ---"Wolfhilde's Hitler Youth Diary is the chronicle of a girl growing up in Munich during the most volatile time in world history. WHAT OTHERS HAVE SAID ABOUT THE DIARY --"Initially, the material upset me emotionally in an unexpected way. It took me some time to re-read the diary entries one by one to gain a calmer perspective. Of course, for 60 years or longer I have been aware of the strategies and tactics, the techniques and methods applied and utilized by the Nazi regime to contaminate and poiso... View more info

Image for The Michmash Chronicles:  Book ONE:  The Bearers of the Light, AD 406 - 533 -by James H Wardroper -a Signed Copy

The Michmash Chronicles: Book ONE: The Bearers of the Light, AD 406 - 533 -by James H Wardroper -a Signed Copy

By: Wardroper, James H (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Belleville, Ontario, Belleville, ON: Essence Publishing, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159366

ISBN: 1554525063

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a near Fine copy, signed by Wardroper, 508 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"Jim Wardroper's Michmash Chronicles cover a wide sweep of history, beginning in the dying days of Roman Britain and continuing down through the centuries. Jim does more than bring the fascinating Michmash dynasty to life; he relentlessly reminds us that those who have gone before us have flourished in dark times and that the history of the church in Britain has compelling lessons of hope and encouragement to offer us today." - Ed Strauss, author of 20 Bible-based books a... View more info

Image for Canewdon:  The Bewitching History and Tales  (inc. Folklore; George Pickingale; Radar Sites; Canute; Village Houses; Foot and Mouth Disease; etc)( Rochford Area in Essex, England )

Canewdon: The Bewitching History and Tales (inc. Folklore; George Pickingale; Radar Sites; Canute; Village Houses; Foot and Mouth Disease; etc)( Rochford Area in Essex, England )

By: Webster, Sibyl M

Price: $59.33

Publisher: England, Rochford, Essex, UK: Rochford Printing Co. / Sibyl Webster, 2005, 1st Edition, First Printing (assumed): 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158993

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------softcover, about 5.75 x 8.25 inches, a Very Good+ copy with just a wee bit of very light rubbing, 184 pages, b&w photos, local history and stories covering many subjects pertaining to the area with most offerings being quite short (one or two pages, maybe less than that), , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

T H White: The Age of Scandal: An Excursion Through a Minor Period / Folio Society Edition

By: White, T H ( Terence Hanbury White ) / Folio Society, Introduction By Reay Tannahill

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Folio Society, 1994, 1st Folio Edition, 2nd Printing t: 1994

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148603

ISBN: 0399105972

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, unread, no dustjacket as issued, in a lightly rubbed Near Fine slipcase, 240 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"Between the Classical and the Romantic movements...there existed this other age, which was one of peculiar flavour," writes T.H. White, author of the classic children's novel The Sword in the Stone and numerous other tales of Arthurian bravery. In The Age of Scandal, first published in 1950, White focuses on the period in late 18th-century England that followed the Age of Reason--a period characterized by dilettantism, material comfort, and ... View more info

Reflections, Ranges and Rosellas: Living History in the Ovens Valley -a Signed Copy ( Victoria, Australia Local History )

By: Williams, David (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Australia, Vermont South ( Australia ): David Williams, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 149464

ISBN: 0646259741

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 11 x 8.25 inches, a Very Good+ copy with some light rubbing, signed by Williams in the year of publication, 80 pages, packed with b&w illustrations as well as some colour, Williams offers his sketches of buildings, views, landscapes, flora, fauna and more of the Ovens valley area, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for In the Lion's Court:  Power, Ambition and Sudden Death in the Reign of King Henry VIII

In the Lion's Court: Power, Ambition and Sudden Death in the Reign of King Henry VIII

By: Wilson, Derek

Price: $15.77

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hutchinson, 2001, 1st edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147112

ISBN: 0091801184

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine price clipped dustjacket, lower corners are ever so slightly bumped, 580 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"The story of Henry VIII and his six wives is a well-known example of the caprice and violence that dominated that King’s reign. Now renowned historian Derek Wilson examines a set of relationships that more vividly illustrate just how dangerous life was in the court of the Tudor lion. He tells the interlocking stories of six men—all curiously enough named Thomas—whose ambitions and principles brought them face to face with violent... View more info

Image for What They Didn't Teach You About the Wild West -by mike Wright (inc. Cowboys, Railroads; Gold Fever; Wyatt Earp and Friends; Buffalo Soldiers; Native Americans; Cattle Barons, etc)

What They Didn't Teach You About the Wild West -by mike Wright (inc. Cowboys, Railroads; Gold Fever; Wyatt Earp and Friends; Buffalo Soldiers; Native Americans; Cattle Barons, etc)

By: Wright, Mike

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Novato, California, Novato, CA: Presidio Books, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164275

ISBN: 0891416900

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, 370 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Phantom Terror: The Threat of Revolution and the Repression of Liberty, 1789 - 1848 by Adam Zamoyski

Phantom Terror: The Threat of Revolution and the Repression of Liberty, 1789 - 1848 by Adam Zamoyski

By: Zamoyski, Adam

Price: $21.05

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: William Collins, 2014, 1st First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158753

ISBN: 0007282761

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, gently bumped rear corners, 569 pages, colour and b&w illustrations, ---"A magnificent and timely examination of an age of fear, subversion, suppression and espionage, Adam Zamoyski explores the attempts of the governments of Europe to police the world in a struggle against obscure forces, seemingly dedicated to the overthrow of civilisation. The French Revolution and the blood-curdling violence it engendered terrified the ruling and propertied classes of Europe. Unable to grasp how such horrors c... View more info

Image for FORGOTTEN EMPRESS:  The Empress of Ireland Story -by David Zeni (inc. The Building, the [ Dr ] Crippen Curse; the Sinking; Memoirs, Passenger Manifest, Deck Plans ( fold-outs ), etc)

FORGOTTEN EMPRESS: The Empress of Ireland Story -by David Zeni (inc. The Building, the [ Dr ] Crippen Curse; the Sinking; Memoirs, Passenger Manifest, Deck Plans ( fold-outs ), etc)

By: Zeni, David ( Passenger Manifest By Geoffrey E Whitfield )( Deck Plans By Ian Kinder )

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB: Goose Lane Editions, 1998, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160835

ISBN: 0864922485

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 9.5w x 9h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a bit of light rubbing predominately at tips, 223 pages, b&w and colour photos and images, fold-out deck plans are intact, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info