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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: $98.93

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

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------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", 336 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The Habsburg Empire: A New History -by Pieter M Judson / The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press ( Monarchy / Austrian Empire / Austria - Hungary )

The Habsburg Empire: A New History -by Pieter M Judson / The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press ( Monarchy / Austrian Empire / Austria - Hungary )

By: Judson, Pieter M ( PM Judson ) / The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachussetts, Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2016, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 2016

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163500

ISBN: 0674047761

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, barely noticeable two-inch cut on the front panel of the jacket, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, overall this looks new, 567 pages, b&w photos, ---"In a panoramic and pioneering reappraisal, Pieter Judson shows why the Habsburg Empire mattered so much, for so long, to millions of Central Europeans. Across divides of language, religion, region, and history, ordinary women and men felt a common attachment to “their empire,” while bureaucrats, soldiers, politicians, and academics devised inventive soluti... View more info

Image for You're Not Allowed to Shoot Me!:  A Dutch Family's WWII Survival Story -by Jochebed Katan -a Signed Copy  ( World War II / The Netherlands )

You're Not Allowed to Shoot Me!: A Dutch Family's WWII Survival Story -by Jochebed Katan -a Signed Copy ( World War II / The Netherlands )

By: Katan, Jochebed (signed) with Rachel McRae Preface By Gerald Tulchinsky

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario, Kingston, ON: Royal George Publishing, 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164173

ISBN: 0993912109

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------softcover, a Near Fine example, signed and inscribed by the author " To Rachel Jochebed Katan Dec '14", 180 pages, b&w photos, ---"From a privileged life in a middle-class Jewish family to the precarious life of fugitives dependent on the good will of a series of strangers, this book preserves and elaborates on Rie Katan's account of how she, her husband Elkan, and their baby daughter Jochebed were able to be one of the very few Dutch Jewish nuclear families of which every member survived the Holocaust. As well as transcribing and translating Rie's taped and handwritten m... 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: $13.13

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145973

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------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 Nelson; John jervis, Earl of St Vincent; Thomas Fremantle; Thomas Foley; Benjamin Hallowell; Edward Berry; Tho. Troubridge; Tho. ... View more info

Image for The Voodoo Journal:  Dispatches from a Haitian Grave -by Don Lajoie ( Journalist ) / Photography / Photographs By Rob Gurdebeke ( Haiti )

The Voodoo Journal: Dispatches from a Haitian Grave -by Don Lajoie ( Journalist ) / Photography / Photographs By Rob Gurdebeke ( Haiti )

By: Lajoie, Don; Photography / Photographs By Rob Gurdebeke

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Windsor, Ontario, Windsor, ON: Black Moss Press, 2016, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163779

ISBN: 0887535623

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Very Good+ to Near Fine example, a bit of light rubbing, a bit of curling to corners, 155 pages, b&w photos ---"Some stories insist on being told. In his first published book, award winning Post Media journalist Don Lajoie, gives the reader a gripping and un-apologetically honest tale of his experiences as an award-winning journalist in Haiti. With stories accumulated over his many years of work in Haiti, Lajoie leads the reader confidently through the dichotomy of the country: its garbage-lined streets, the devastating earthquake of 2010, the... 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: $17.09

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

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155293

ISBN: 0905140036

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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 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: $36.89

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161349

ISBN: 0872568769

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------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 Empire of the Air:  The Men Who Made Radio -by Tom Lewis ( Lee De Forest / Edwin Howard Armstrong / David Sarnoff related )

Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio -by Tom Lewis ( Lee De Forest / Edwin Howard Armstrong / David Sarnoff related )

By: Lewis, Tom ( Lee De Forest / Edwin Howard Armstrong / David Sarnoff related )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Edwin Burligame Books / HarperCollins ( Harper Collins ), 1991, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164274

ISBN: 0060182156

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a lightly rubbed near Fine dustjacket, looks new, 421 pages, b&w photos, ---"The story of the invention of radio focuses on scientist Lee de Forest, brilliant recluse Edwin Armstrong, and RCA mogul David Sarnoff, who turned a basement discovery into a worldwide communications revolution"---,, 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 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: $52.73

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

ISBN: 091973507X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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: $59.33

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

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------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 The Fermanagh Story:  A Documented History of the County of Fermanagh from the Earliest Times to the Present Day -by Peadar Livingstone  ( Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland )(chapters inc. Town of Enniskillen; British Families; The Plantation; etc)

The Fermanagh Story: A Documented History of the County of Fermanagh from the Earliest Times to the Present Day -by Peadar Livingstone ( Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland )(chapters inc. Town of Enniskillen; British Families; The Plantation; etc)

By: Livingstone, Peadar ( Father / Fr. )

Price: $158.33

Publisher: Ireland, Enniskillen, Ireland: L W N Hall, Booksellers, 9 Cumann Seanchais Chlochair ), 1990, 1st L W N Hall Edition, First Printing ( 4th Impression Overall ): 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163966

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 6w x 8.75h inches, a Near Fine copy but the front blank endpaper has been clipped, tight and square, no dustjacket, overall looks close to new, 570 pages, b&w photos and maps, 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 Bricks & Brownstone The New York Row House 1783-1929 An Architectural & Social History - Charles Lockwood ( Architecture / Homes / Rowhouses/ New York City )(inc. Federal -Greek Revival; Gothic Revival; Italianate, Anglo-Italianate, Second Empire Styles )

Bricks & Brownstone The New York Row House 1783-1929 An Architectural & Social History - Charles Lockwood ( Architecture / Homes / Rowhouses/ New York City )(inc. Federal -Greek Revival; Gothic Revival; Italianate, Anglo-Italianate, Second Empire Styles )

By: Lockwood, Charles; Introduction By James Biddle, President The National Trust for Historic Preservation

Price: $39.53

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1972, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164132

ISBN: 0070383103

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, about 8.75w x 11.25h inches, a Near Fine example, book is tight and square, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket with some small chips and short tears, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, 262 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, 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 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: $32.93

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

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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 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: $13.13

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147355

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------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 West Kilpatrick and Kirkintilloch, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SI... View more info

Image for Historical Atlas of East Central Europe (inc. Poland, Lithuania, Bohemia-Moravia (13th-15th C.); Ottoman Empire; Napoleonic Era; Austro-Hungarian Empire; Canal & Railway Pre-1914; Yugoslavia (20th C.); Balkan Peninsula; etc)

Historical Atlas of East Central Europe (inc. Poland, Lithuania, Bohemia-Moravia (13th-15th C.); Ottoman Empire; Napoleonic Era; Austro-Hungarian Empire; Canal & Railway Pre-1914; Yugoslavia (20th C.); Balkan Peninsula; etc)

By: Magocsi, Paul Robert / University of Toronto Press / Cartographic Design By Geoffrey J Matthews; Foreword By Peter F Sugar and Donald W Treadgold

Price: $65.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press ( UTP ), 1993, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162369

ISBN: 0802006078

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, about 9.25w x 12.25h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, 218 pages, maps throughout, ---"For the first time in any language, here is an atlas that covers all of East Central Europe, from the early fifth century through 1992. The atlas encompasses the countries of Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Yugoslavia, Macedonia, Albania, Bulgaria, and Greece. Also included are the eastern part of Germany (historic Mecklenburg, Brandenburg, Prussia, Saxony, and Lusatia), Bavaria, Austria, northeaster... View more info

Image for The Early Birds:  A History of Pan Am's Clipper Ships ( Pan American Airways / Pan Am / Seaplanes )

The Early Birds: A History of Pan Am's Clipper Ships ( Pan American Airways / Pan Am / Seaplanes )

By: Mahoney, Lawrence ( Pan Am / Pan American Airways related)

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Miami, Florida, Miami, FL.: The Pickering Press, 1987, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161013

ISBN: 0940495074

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-------------softcover, about 5.5w x 8.25h inches, a Near Fine example, 112 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Story of Middletown: The Oldest Settlement in New Jersey -by Ernest W Mandeville, an Exact Reprint (of the 1927 Christ Church Edition ), Annotated and Indexed By Thelma K Jelliffe ( N.J. / NJ History )

By: Mandeville, Ernest W; Annotated and Indexed By Thelma K Jelliffe

Price: $32.93

Publisher: New Jersey, Middletown, NJ: Thelma K Jelliffe / The Academy, 1972 ( Reprints The Middletown, New Jersey, 1927 Christ Church Edition ), 1st Facsimile Edition, First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155522

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a near Fine copy with a bit of tip wear and rubbing, small address label on verso of front cover, a bit of light pencil marginalia, 173 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Annie's Guests: Tales from a Frontier Hotel -by Barbara Marriott -a Signed Copy ( Santa Catalina Mountains, Arizona / William ' Curly ' Neal related) )

By: Marriott, Barbara (signed)

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, Tucson, AZ.: Catymatt Productions, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153202

ISBN: 0972377107

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed by the author without iscription, 191 pages, b&w photos, laid into this copy is an ANNIE's GUESTS bookmark, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for ECHOES from a Frozen Land:  Donald B Marsh ( Eskimo Point, Hudson Bay )

ECHOES from a Frozen Land: Donald B Marsh ( Eskimo Point, Hudson Bay )

By: Marsh, Donald B, Edited By Winifred Marsh

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, Edmonton, AB: Hurtig Publishers, 1987, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147516

ISBN: 088830322X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket, former owner's embossed stamp, 187 pages, b&w photos, ---"In 1926 Donald Marsh went to Eskimo Point to establish a Christian mission among the Padlimiut on the western shore of Hudson Bay. He right away fell in love with the beauty of the land and the warmth and courage of the people. He stayed there for 18 years, first alone and later with his wife Winnifred and their three children. "---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

ECHOES from a Frozen Land: Donald B Marsh ( Eskimo Point, Hudson Bay )

By: Marsh, Donald B, Edited By Winifred Marsh

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, Edmonton, AB: Hurtig Publishers, 1987, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149587

ISBN: 088830322x

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket,187 pages, b&w photos, ---"In 1926 Donald Marsh went to Eskimo Point to establish a Christian mission among the Padlimiut on the western shore of Hudson Bay. He right away fell in love with the beauty of the land and the warmth and courage of the people. He stayed there for 18 years, first alone and later with his wife Winnifred and their three children. "---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info