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Category: All Categories: Children's Nonfiction Books: Juv History
292 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Levine, Ellen, Illustrated by: Parmenter, Wayne  
...If Your Name Was Changed at Ellis Island

Publisher: Scholastic Inc. New York, NY 1993.
80 pp, glossy tan boards w/black lettering w/color illustrated front & back, dj glossy tan w/blk lettering & color illsutrated front & back. Describes, in question and answer format, the great migration of immigrants to New York's Ellis Island, from the 1880s to 1914. Features quotes from children and adults who passed through the station. Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Oblong 12mo - Over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall

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2.
John J. Anderson  
A Grammer School History of the United States
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Publisher: Clark & Maynard, NY, 1879.
G hardback, stamped red decorated cover with spine, edge and corner wear, old price sticker mark in back. Binding tight. End papers tanned, owners' names inscribed. Pps are G+, lightly tanned, a few with stains/marks. Interesting illustrations. 7x4 1/2", 212 + 92 pps with appendices, index.

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3.
Cady, Mrs. H. N. , Illustrated by: Illustrated  
A History of New England in Words of One Syllable

Publisher: H. J. Smith & Co. Chicago, IL 1888.
208 pp, green cloth over boards w/gilt-red-black stamped illustrations & lettering on front panel & spine. The book begins with the first white men to visit New England beginning with the Norsemen. It describes Dighton Rock which has strange markings on it. The pilgrims are mentioned along with the first white men in Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. The book provides brief history through the Civil War. No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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4.
Windsor, Mary, Illustrated by: Sotne, Charlotte  
About Things

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap New York, NY 1935.
51 pp, quarterbound w/black cloth covered spine w/aqua boards w/blu-black-red-white-yel-brown color illustrated front and rear panels, black-and-white, grey-red color illustrated endpapers, dj aqua w/black-red-white-yel-brown color illustrated front & rear panels. color and black-and-white illustrations alternate every two pages. The book contains short articles about various things such as blotters, lamps, maple sugar, candles, pins and needles, dolls, crackers, Easter eggs, valentines, candy, Santa Claus, peanuts, edam cheese, wooden shoes, thimbles, brooms, pens, checkers, drawbridges, clogs, tepees, and igloos. dj chipped on the corners and the top & bottom edges, dj rubbed on the spine, two tears on bottom edge of dj. First Edition Good Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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5.
Rutland, Jonathan  
AGE OF STEAM

Publisher: Random House New York 1987.
Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edges bumped; Color Illustrations; 24 pages

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6.
Miers, Earl Schenck  
AGE OF STEEL FROM 1889 TO 1917
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Publisher: Golden Press New York NY 1963.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Golden Book History of the United States; Vol. 7; Color Illustrations

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7.
Miers, Earl Schenck  
AGE OF STEEL FROM 1889 TO 1917
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Publisher: Golden Press New York NY 1963.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Golden Book History of the United States; Vol. 7; Color Illustrations

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8.
Dupuy, Trevor Nevitt  
AIR WAR IN THE WEST June 1941-April 1945
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Publisher: Franklin Watts New York NY 1963.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Previous owner's name has been whited out, dates on front endpaper. Owner stamped ; Military History of World War II; Vol. 7; B&W Photographs; 66 pages

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9.
Dupuy, Trevor Nevitt  
AIR WAR IN THE WEST September 1939-May 1941
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Publisher: Franklin Watts New York NY 1963.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Previous owner's name has been whited out, dates on front endpaper. ; Military History of World War II; Vol. 6; B&W Photographs; 76 pages

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10.
McClintock, Marshall & foreword by Prudden, George, Illustrated by: Silz, Arthur  
Airplanes and How They Fly

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company New York, NY 1943.
94 pp, blu cloth boards w/dark blu lettering & dark blu plane on front. A complete primer of aviation f/younger boys & girls who want to understand how & fly a plane flies. Includes brief history of man's conquest of air, statement of principles of aerodynamics & chief types of planes. sunned along the edges & spine. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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11.
Johnson, Gerald W. (White), 1890-1980.  
America Moves Forward. A History for Peter

Publisher: [New York] Morrow, 1960..
256 p., illus., index, 24 cm. The third of three volumes on the history of the United States written for his grandson. This covers the years from World War I to the Korean War. Woodcut illustrations by Leonard Everett Fisher. NS. Stock# 39,687. Vg/ dj vg.

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12.
Durrett, Deanne.  
American History by Decade - The 1900s (American History by Decade).

Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI: KidHaven Press, 2004.
ISBN: 0737715464 Hardcover As New hardcover (no markings) / No dust jacket as issued. Clean and fresh. A new copy.

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13.
Anno, Mitsumasa, Illustrated by: Anno, Mitsumasa  
Anno's USA

Publisher: Philomel Books New York, NY 1983.
unpaginated, blu-green-brown wraparound color illustration boards and dj w/black lettering. In wordless panoramas a lone traveler approaches the New World form the West in the present day and journeys the width of the country backward through time, departing the east coast, as the Santa Maria appears over the horizon. small tear at the bottom of the spine, prev owner stamped P on the ffep. Very Good Hard Cover Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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14.
Christie, Trevor  
ANTIQUITIES IN PERIL
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Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Philadelphia 1967.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Exlibrary with markings. ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 151 pages

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15.
Dupuy, Trevor Nevitt  
ASIATIC LAND BATTLES Japanese Ambitions in the Pacific
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Publisher: Franklin Watts New York NY 1963.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Previous owner's name has been whited out, dates on front endpaper. Owner stamped ; Military History of World War II; Vol. 9; B&W Photographs; 116 pages

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16.
Henty, G. A. (George Arthur), Illustrated by: Paget, Wal  
At Agincourt: A Tale of the White Hoods of Paris
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Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall "The long and bloody feud between the houses of Orleans and Burgundy - which for many years devastated France, caused a prodigious destruction of life and property, and was not even relaxed in the presence of a common enemy - is very fully recorded in the pages of Monstrellet and other contemporary historians. I have here only attempted to relate the events of the early portion of the struggle - from its commencement up to the astonishing victory of Agincourt, won by a handful of Englishmen over the chivalry of France. Here the two factions, with the exception of the Duke of Burgundy himself, laid aside their differences for the moment, only to renew them while France still lay prostrate at the feet of the English conqueror. At this distance of time, even with all the records at one's disposal, it is difficult to say which party was most to blame in this disastrous civil war, a war which did more to cripple the power of France than was ever accomplished by English arms. Unquestionably Burgundy was the first to enter upon the struggle, but the terrible vengeance taken by the Armagnacs, - as the Orleanists came to be called, - for the murders committed by the mob of Paris in alliance with him, was of almost unexampled atrocity in civil war, and was mainly responsible for the terrible acts of cruelty afterwards perpetrated upon each other by both parties.." Illustrated. 356 pages + 32 pages of advertisements for book for young people. Book is in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition; some wear to cover; binding tight; text pages clean with only minimal discoloration. No dust jacket; pictorial cover.

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17.
Baker, Eleanor Z., Illustrated by: Photos  
Australia Today

Publisher: Steck-Vaughn Company Austin, TX 1969.
ix, 86 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/black lettering. The book describes the history of Australia. The land of the kookaburra and the suburb, the duck-billed platypus & the Melbourne Cup, the dingo dog and the flying fox. It's the "down-under" continent in the southern hemisphere. No Jacket Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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18.
Barnaby, Jane (editor).  
Australian Pioneers (Cassell's Adventure Series).

Publisher: North Melbourne Victoria: Cassell Australia, 1976..
First edition Small quarto hardback in white cloth. Soiling along the bottom edge of covers, but otherwise very light wear. Jacket bright but with the same soiling along bottom edge of front panel; remains of price tag on back panel. Illustrated by Margaret Haines in color and black and white. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good DJ

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19.
Burchard, Peter  
Balloons : from Paper Bags to Skyhooks

Publisher: the Macmillan Company New York, NY 1960.
48 pp, Book presents a history of ballooning, f/the smoke-filled bags constructed by the Montgolfier brothers to the giant Skyhook balloons that are sued for high- altitude research. He had the help of several balloonists: Jean Piccard, Charles Moore, Joe Kittinger and others. dj price-clipped w/chipping along edges. Fair-good Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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20.
Fleming, Thomas  
Band of Brothers: West Point in the Civil War

Publisher: New York: Walker & Co., 1988 1st ed..
142pp. illus. hardback tall 8vo: ex lib. copy; dj = tipped down in mylar cover public lib. style w/usual markings from a deletion; else a very nice clean, complete & crisp copy, evidently little read. A history geared to younger readers.

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21.
McDonald, Lucile Saunders, Illustrated by: Hogner, Nils  
Bering's Potlatch
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Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1944 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall This is a book of stories about the northern regions traveled by Danish explorer Vitus Jonassen Bering (Ivan Ivanovich Bering). 232 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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22.
Miers, Earl Schenck  
BILL OF RIGHTS
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Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap New York NY 1968.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket; Exlibrary with markings. DJ front flap has been trimmed. Front endpaper is missing. ; Documents of Freedom; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 158 pages

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23.
Murphy, Jim, Illustrated by: jacket art by Gore, Leonid  
Blizzard: The Storm That Changed America

Publisher: Scholastic Press New York, NY 2003.
136 pp, quarterbound w/wht boards and w/white cloth covered spine w/silver lettering, glossy grey-wht-black dj w/white-purple lettering. Presents a history based on personal accounts and newspaper articles of hte massive snowstorm that hit the Northeast in 1888, focusing on the events in New York City. light orange stain on front cover top edge. 6th Printing Very Good Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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24.
Lauritzen, Jonreed Illustrator: Illustrated by Gil Miret  
BLOOD, BANNERS AND WILD BOARS Tales of Early Spain

Publisher: Little Brown & Co. Boston, MA 1967.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ has some wear at edges

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25.
Henty, G. A. (George Alfred), Illustrated by: Browne, Gordon  
Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden
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Publisher: A. L. Burt Company, Publishers, 0 New York.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall G. A. Henty was an author and journalist, best known for his historical adventure stories for boys. This is the story of Prince Charles attempt to wrest the crown of England from the Hanovers. 350 pages + 10 page catalogue of books for boys. Book is in VERY GOOD condition; minor wear to cover; binding tight; text pages clean with minimal discoloration. No dust jacket; pictorial cover.

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26.
Jinks, Harold  
BOOK OF FREEDOM Our American Heritage

Publisher: Merkle Press, Inc. Washington D. C. N.D..
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges. ; Trade PB; red white and blue Illustrations

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27.
Cartwright, Charles  
BOYS' BOOK OF SHIPS
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Publisher: E. P. Dutton New York 1934.
Sixth Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name. ; B&W Illustrations; 327 pages

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28.
Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin, Illustrated by: O'Malley, Power  
Broad Stripes and Bright Stars: Stories of American History
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Publisher: Milton Bradley Company, 1919 Springfield, MA.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall The Children's Hour Series. "I have written this book because I believe that the story of the American people as it is embodied in the history of our United States supplies the most important material for character building in the entire field of elementary education, and should be offered to children in a new, humanitarian way as a means of helping them to understand the present. The plan of this book is to present the development of our nation, not as a summary of unrelated facts and a confusion of dates, but as one of the most vivid panoramas the world has ever known, its first scene laid on Plymouth Rock and its last the flight of an American aviator winging his way over a battlefield in Europe. The historical episodes that make this panorama are selected and presented in such a way as to show boys and girls that our present position as a great people is the result of following the road of freedom we have been building steadily ever since the landing of the Pilgrims, and that real democracy can be really efficient, not only in the case of our own nation, but in our relations to the other peoples of the world.." 243 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. No dust jacket; paste-on pictorial cover (see photo).

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29.
Henty, G. A. (George Alfred), Illustrated by: Browne, Maynard  
By Pike and Dyke: A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic
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Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1894 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall G. A. Henty was an author and journalist, best known for his historical adventure stories for boys. "In all the pages of history there is no record of a struggle so unequal, so obstinately maintained, and so long contested as that by which the men of Holland and Zeeland won their right to worship God in their own way, and also - although this was but a secondary consideration with them - shook off the yoke of Spain and achieved their independence. This incidents of the contest were of a singularly dramatic character. Upon one side was the greatest power of the time, set in motion by a ruthless bigot, who was determined either to force his religion upon the people of the Netherlands, or to utterly exterminate them. Upon the other were a scanty people, fishermen, sailors, and agriculturalists, broken up into communities with little bond of sympathy, and no communication, standing only on the defensive and relying solely upon the justice of their cause, their own stout hearts, their noble Prince, and the one ally across the ocean.." 401 pages + 14 page catalogue of books for boys. Book is in GOOD condition or better; minor wear to cover; binding tight; text pages clean with minimal discoloration. No dust jacket; pictorial cover.

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30.
Bauer, Helen, Illustrator: Freeman, Don  
California Indian Days
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Publisher: Garden City: Doubleday (1968).
Revised Edition 4to Pictorial boards. 192pp. Illustrated with photographs, maps and handsome linecuts by Don Freeman. ".presents a detailed picture of the life of the California Indians from earliest times to the present." Near Fine. Dustjacket frayed, slightly darkened.

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31.
Behrens, June  
California Missions: Missions of the Central Coast
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Publisher: Minneapolis: Lerner (1996).
ISBN: 0822519305 First Edition 8.5"x8" Glazed pictorial boards. 80pp, color illustrations. Charts the histories of the Santa Barbara, Santa Ines and La Purisma Conception missions and briefly discusses the lives of the Chumas Indians before the arrival of the Spaniards. Fine in dustjacket.

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32.
Brower, Pauline  
California Missions: Missions of the Inland Valleys
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Publisher: Minneapolis: Lerner (1996).
ISBN: 0822519291 First Edition Square 8vo Glazed pictorial boards. 80pp with color illustrations. Charts the histories of the San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, San Miguel Arcangel, San Antonio de Padua, and Nuestra Senora de la Soledad missions and briefly discusses the lives of the inland valley Indian tribes, many of whom were Salinan, before the arrival of the Spaniards. Fine in dustjacket.

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33.
Abbink, Emily  
California Missions: Missions of the Monterey Bay Area
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Publisher: Minneapolis: Lerner (1996).
ISBN: 0822519283 First Edition Square 8vo Glazed pictorial boards. 80pp with color illustrations. Charts the histories of the San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo, San Juan Batista and Santa Cruz missions and briefly discusses the lives of the Ohlone Indians before the arrival of the Spaniards. Fine in dustjacket.

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34.
White, Tekla N.  
California Missions: Missions of the San Francisco Bay Area
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Publisher: Minneapolis: Lerner (1996).
ISBN: 0822519267 First Edition Square 8vo Glazed pictorial boards. 80pp with color illustrations. Charts the histories of the Santa Clara de Asis, San Jose de Guadalupe, San Francisco de Asis, San Rafael Arcangel and San Francisco Solano missions and briefly discusses the lives of the Ohlone and Coast Miwok Indians before the arrival of the Spaniards. Fine. No dustjacket.

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35.
Lemke, Nancy  
California Missions: Missions of the Southern Coast
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Publisher: Minneapolis: Lerner (1996).
ISBN: 0822519259 First Edition Square 8vo Glazed pictorial boards. 80pp with color illustrations. Charts the histories of the San Diego de Alcala, San Luis Rey de Francia and San Juan Capistrano missions and briefly discusses the lives of the Native Americans of southwestern California before the arrival of the Spaniards. Fine in dustjacket.

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36.
Nelson, Libby with Kari A. Cornell  
California Missions: Projects & Layouts

Publisher: Minneapolis: Lerner (1998).
ISBN: 0822598310 Second Printing 8.5"x8" Softcover. 104pp with illustrations from color photographs and black & white drawings. Gives instructions for constructing a model of a California mission building and includes a brief history of the missions and their building techniques. Very Good+

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37.
Nelson, Libby with Cornell, Kari A.  
California Missions: Projects and Layouts
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Publisher: Minneapolis: Lerner (1998).
ISBN: 0822519313 First Edition 8.5"x8" Glazed pictorial boards. 104pp, photographic color illustrations, black & white drawings. Gives instructions for constructing a model of a California mission building and includes a brief history of the missions and their building techniques. Fine.

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38.
Boardman, Fon Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
CASTLES

Publisher: Henry Walck New York NY 1957.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Library rebound; Ex-Lib

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39.
Dennis, Landt, Illustrated by: Dennis, Lisl  
Catch the Wind - a book of windmills and Windpower

Publisher: Four Winds Press New York, NY 1978.
114 pp, blu linen boards w/silver lettering, wht-blk dj w/color pictorial front. The book is a look at how windmills & windpower were used in the past & the problems & possibilities of windpower making a "comeback" today. 3rd Printing Very Good Hard Cover Very Good Oblong 12mo - Over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall

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40.
Rodatz-Nievers, Margrit & Krutzfeldt, H., Illustrated by: Rodatz-Nievers, Margrit & Krutzfeldt, H.  
Coffea - marchenhafte Erinnerungen einer alten Tasse - legendary reminiscenes of an old coffee Cup

Publisher: Gordian-Max Rieck GmbII Hamburg, Germany 1965.
unpaginated, glossy wht-black-brown boards w/color pictorial front & back. The book is in German w/narrow booklet in English that is a translation of the German book. The book tdescribes the history of Coffee. This summary of historical and cultural events from the world of coffee was created upon the event of the 10th anniversary of the "Deutsche Extrakt Kaffee GmbH," in Hamburg. This is reprint of the original form. one half inch chip at top of spine missing, wear at bottom of the spine edges, the corners are bumped with some wear. No Jacket Hard Cover Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

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41.
Lizon, Karen Helene.  
Colonial American Holidays and Entertainment (Colonial America).

Publisher: New York: Watts, 1993..
ISBN: 0531125467 Third printing. 111 pp. Bibliography, index. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket. Autographed by author on half-title page. A clean, fresh copy. Library Binding

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42.
Carter, Alden R.  
Colonies in Revolt (The American Revolution).

Publisher: New York: Franklin Watts, 1988..
ISBN: 9780531105764 Third printing. 95 pp. Index. Fine hardcover in glossy pictorial boards (no markings) / No dust jacket as issued. A clean, fresh copy. Library Binding

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43.
Hodges, C. Walter  
Columbus Sails

Publisher: Coward, McCann Inc. New York, NY 1939.
217 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/silver lettering & deco, aqua-wht illustrated endpaper maps, four double page color illustrations, and 7 full page black & white illustrations. The story of Christopher Columbus and how in the beginning he came to the monastery of La Rabida and saw the maps that the monks had made. Tells the story of his voyage and landing. The prev owner wrote on the front free flyleaf, spine sunned, top & bottom edges some foxing. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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44.
Montgomery, Rachel, Illustrated by: Santini, Gabriele  
Cortes and the Conquest of Mexico

Publisher: Paul Hamlyn Ltd. London, England 1967.
79 pp, Story of how a few hundred spaniards, cut off from home & help, conquered the vast armies of the Emperor of Mexico. they were driven chiefly by gree, the greed for gold, but also by the belief that the Aztec Empire, must be brought under the influence of 'civilised' Europe. small tears on dj, stain on the fore edge, dj chipped along edges, peeled on back 2 spots one inch by three and one inch by two inch. Fair-good Hard Cover Very Good- 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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45.
Winwar, Frances Illustrator: Illustrated by Eleanor Mill  
CUPID The God of Love

Publisher: Random House New York 1959.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edges bumped, worn and frayed. Cover has some spotting. ; Legacy Books; 54 pages

Appr.: | AUD 12.27 CAD 11.60 EUR 8.20 GBP 6.39 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 111.11 

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46.
Maynard, Christopher  
DAYS OF THE KNIGHTS A Tale of Castles and Battles

Publisher: DK Publishing New York 1998.
Second Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges. Small stain on page edge; Eyewitness Readers; Trade PB; Color Illustrations; 48 pages

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47.
Schlein, Miriam, Illustrated by: Colbert, Margaret  
Discovering Dinosaur Babies

Publisher: Four Winds Press New York, NY 1991.
40 pp, glossy light brown boards & dj w/blu-grey-brown-pink-green color illustrated front panel and w/black lettering on the spine. The book traces the clues left by twelve different dinosaurs and their young: fossilized eggs, nests, teeth, and bones that tell of the many different ways these prehistoric animals cared for their babies. Dinosaurs lived in the Mesozoic era. The following dinosaurs are listed: hypselosaurus, protoceratops, psittacosaurus, mussaurus patagonicus, maiasaura peeblesorum, troödon, orodromeus makelai, hypacrosaurus, allosaurus, apatosaurus, homalocephale, and pinacosaurus. First American Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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48.
Maestro, Betsy and Giulio  
DISCOVERY OF THE AMERICAS From Prehistory through the Age of Columbus

Publisher: Mulberry Books New York 1992.
First Edition Thus Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; Trade PB; Color Illustrations; 48 pages

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49.
Cooper, Michael  
DOUBLE V CAMPAIGN African Americans and World War II
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Publisher: Lodestar Books New York 1998.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Recounts how African Americans fought two wars during World War II, one against enemy dictators abroad and the other against racial discrimination at home.; B&W Photographs; 86 pages

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50.
Snyder, Louis  
DREYFUS AFFAIR A Fight to Prove the Innocence of a French Army OfficerAccused of Treason, 1894-1906

Publisher: Franklin Watts New York NY 1971.
Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Front cover has small stain. ; B&W Illustrations; 84 pages

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51.
Rachlis, Eugene Illustrator: Illustrated by Jack Coggins  
EARLY AUTOMOBILES

Publisher: Golden Press New York 1968.
Reprint Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Color Illustrations; 80 pages

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52.
Southworth, Gertrude and John Southworth Illustrator: Illustrated by B/w and Color Illustrations  
EARLY DAYS IN THE NEW WORLD

Publisher: Iroquois Publishing Syracuse, NY 1950.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Previous owner name

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53.
Leuzzi, Linda.  
Education (Life in America 100 Years Ago Series).

Publisher: Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 1998..
ISBN: 0791028496 1st edition, 1st printing. 87 pp. Bibliography, index. Ex-Library copy. Very Good condition (no markings to text, pages clean and fresh; label on front endpaper; "Discard" stamp on endpaper & title page). Library Binding

Appr.: | AUD 11.66 CAD 11.02 EUR 7.79 GBP 6.07 JPY 950.00 MXN 118.75 ZAR 105.56 

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54.
Stein, R. Conrad  
ELLIS ISLAND

Publisher: Childrens Press Chicago, IL 1992.
Second Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Cornerstones of Freedom; Trade PB; B&W and color Illustrations; 32 pages

Appr.: | AUD 9.82 CAD 9.28 EUR 6.56 GBP 5.11 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 88.89 

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55.
Serraillier, Ian Illustrator: Illustrated by Erwin Hoffman  
ESCAPE FROM WARSAW

Publisher: Scholastic Book New York NY 1970.
Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner inscribed crease in cover; Original title The Silver Sword; Mass Market PB

Appr.: | AUD 7.36 CAD 6.96 EUR 4.92 GBP 3.83 JPY 600.00 MXN 75.00 ZAR 66.67 

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56.
Dupuy, Trevor Nevitt  
EUROPEAN LAND BATTLES 1939-1943
 Picture
Publisher: Franklin Watts New York NY 1962.
Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Previous owner's name has been whited out, dates on front endpaper. Owner stamped ; Military History of World War II; Vol. 1; B&W Photographs; 91 pages

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57.
Dupuy, Trevor Nevitt  
EUROPEAN LAND BATTLES 1944-1945
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Publisher: Franklin Watts New York NY 1962.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Previous owner's name has been whited out, dates on front endpaper. Owner stamped ; Military History of World War II; Vol. 2; B&W Photographs; 83 pages

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58.
Miers, Earl Schenck  
EXPLORERS FROM 986 TO 1701
 Picture
Publisher: Golden Press New York NY 1963.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Golden Book History of the United States; Vol. 1; Color Illustrations; 91 pages

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59.
Keating, Bern, Illustrated by: Bjorklund, Lorence  
FAMOUS AMERICAN EXPLORERS

Publisher: Rand McNally & Company Chicago, IL 1974.
92 pp, green boards w/black-white lettering w/color illustrated front panel & spine, text on the back panel, color illustrated map endpapers, Wrangler Trophy Western Heritage Award sticker on the front cover. The book traces the journeys and adventures of those who explored the North American continent including the Spanish conquistadores, the Vikings, French Voyageurs, and mountain men. Contains reproductions of paintings by Charles M. Russell and Frederic Remington. prev owner wrote on ffep Signed by Author 2nd Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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60.
Franklin, Walter  
FAMOUS AMERICAN SHIPS From the Discovery of the New World to the Battle ofManila Bay

Publisher: American Heritage New York 1958.
Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Edges bumped. Plastic covering is chipping at lower edge. ; Adapted from the pages of American Heritage.; Golden Library of Knowledge; Color Illustrations; 56 pages

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61.
Miers, Earl Schenck  
FAMOUS AMERICANS A TO L

Publisher: Golden Press New York NY 1963.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Previous owner's name; Golden Book History of the United States; Vol. 11; Color Illustrations; 92 pages

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62.
Moyers, William and Cooke, David C., Illustrated by: Moyers, William  
Famous Indian Tribes

Publisher: Random House New York, NY 1954.
64 pp, glossy yel papercovered boards w/black lettering on the spine w/color pictorial front & back. Book about some of the various Indian tribes in the United States. Covers the forest Indians, the plains Indians, the desert Indians, and the Woodcarvers & fishermen. Also has information about some of the famous chiefs. corners slight wear, prev owner's name on ffep. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good- 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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63.
Moyers, William and Cooke, David C., Illustrated by: Moyers, William  
Famous Indian Tribes

Publisher: Random House New York, NY 1954.
64 pp, wht-blk boards w/color pictorial frt & yel back. Book about some of the various Indian tribes in the United States. Covers the forest Indians, the plains Indians, the desert Indians, and the Woodcarvers & fishermen. Also has information about some of the famous chiefs. soiled on back, crnrs slight wear, .5" tear. No Jacket Hard Cover Good- 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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64.
Havighurst, Walter Illustrator: Illustrated by Harve Stein  
FIRST BOOK OF PIONEERS Northwest Territory
 Picture
Publisher: Franklin Watts New York NY 1959.
Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. DJ price clipped. ; 69 pages

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65.
Mozley, Charles  
FIRST BOOK OF TALES OF ANCIENT EGYPT

Publisher: Franklin Watts New York 1960.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Exlibrary with markings. Edges bumped. ; Ex-Lib; Color Illustrations

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66.
Davis, Kenneth S., Illustrated by: Barron, John N.  
Flight to Glory the Story of Charles A. Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis

Publisher: Garden City Books Garden City, NY 1960.
56 pp, glossy pictorial boards. Background for the flight to Paris, Lindbergh's life and the flight to Paris. prev owner wrote on the title page. First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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67.
Nahum, Andrew  
FLYING MACHINE
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Publisher: Alfred A Knopf New York 1990.
First American Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; A photo essay tracing the history and development of aircraft from hot-air balloons to jetliners includes information on the principles of flight and the inner workings of various flying machines.; Eyewitness Books; Color and b/w Illustrations; 64 pages

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68.
Feinberg, Barbara Silberdick.  
Franklin D. Roosevelt: Gallant President.

Publisher: Lothrop Lee & Shepard, NY, 1981, 1st edition, EX-LIBRARY COPY, (G-/G-),.
Lothrop Lee & Shepard, NY, 1981, 1st edition, 94 pages, index, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, EX-LIBRARY COPY with the usual marks, hardcover, red boards with white titles, edge wear, corners bumped & worn, pieces of tape on both covers, good- dust jacket with edge and corner wear, 1/2" abraded spot on spine, dust jacket protected in a new plastic cover, front free endpaper neatly removed, 1" repaired tears on top edge of two pages, two small spots on half-title page, a little light soil on rear endpapers, otherwise contents clean & tight, book good- (A biography for younger readers.) (G-/G-) 2552 [Rho110ABE]

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69.
Barnes, Eric Wollencott  
Free Men Must Stand. The American War for Independence. Illustrated by W. N. Wilson

Publisher: NY, Whittlesey House/ McGraw Hill, 1962.
159 p., illus., 25 cm. Explains the political forces as well as the battles of the war. Stock#29696. Good+/ dj good.

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70.
Hirschfeld, Burt  
FREEDOM IN JEOPARDY The Story of the McCarthy Years
 Picture
Publisher: Julian Messner, Inc. New York 1969.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; B&W Photographs; 192 pages

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71.
Bull, Jacob B.  
Fridtjof Nansen: A Book for the Youth
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Publisher: D. C. Heath & Co., Publishers , 1899 Boston, MA.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Dust Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Good or better condition. Fridtjof Nansen was a noted Norwegian explorer, among other accomplishments. He led the first expedition to cross Greenland on skis, and later led expeditions to explore the Arctic regions. Illustrated with engravings. 132 pages + 4 pages of advertisements.

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72.
Alger, Horatio Jr., 1832-1899  
From Canal Boy to President, or the Boyhood and Manhood of James A. Garfield
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Publisher: Boston, De Wolfe, Fiske & Co., 1881.
vi, 6-334 p.; 17.5 cm. Published after President Garfield's assassination, Alger's story of Jimmy's rise from poverty and his heroic Civil War career leading to the highest elective office in the land is true Horatio Alger, told in the same appealing style as his fictions. This book was stuffed with newspaper clippings and oxidation has left dark paper stains on some pages as well as having stressed the binding. Stamped boards are Very Good, but the text is loose in the binding. Stock#OB155.

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73.
Churchill, E. Richard & Linda R.; Edward H. Blair  
FUN WITH AMERICAN HISTORY: PEOPLE, PLACES AND EVENTS IN GAME, PUZZLE AND QUIZ
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Publisher: Abingdon Press, NY, 1966.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. First Edition. Hard Cover First Edition. Publisher's full tan cloth, gilt (white and black) lettering and decoration on spine, tan endpapers. 240 pp. 8vo. Although this is an ex-library copy with the usual markings, it appears never to have been read. The dust jacket (now in Mylar) is shelf-worn with several small closed tears. VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD. Ex-Library. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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74.
Lincoln, Abraham Illustrator: Illustrated by Michael McCurdy  
GETTYSBURG ADDRESS

Publisher: Scholastic New York 1997.
First Edition Thus Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges; Trade PB

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75.
Harness, Cheryl, Illustrated by: Harness, Cheryl  
Ghosts of the 20th Century

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers New York, NY 2000.
unpaginated, glossy blu-white-brown color illustrated papercovered boards & dj w/tan endpapers w/color illustrations ofvarious historical figures. While on a field trip to a museum, a young boy encounters Albert Einstein, who gives him a whirlwind tour of the twentieth century. Inscribed & SIGNED By Author First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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