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"DEMOCRACY IS IN THE STREETS" From Port Huron to the Siege of Chicago

By: Miller, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster, 1987

Edition: First Edition


A history of the 'New Left,' which contributed new ideas to the political dialogue in the US in the 1960s ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 431 pages View more info

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A FOREIGN POLICY FOR AMERICANS

By: Taft, Robert A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1952


Wear with chipping and small tears to DJ; Senator Taft, Republican stalwart and son of the 27th President, William Howard Taft, advocates reducing the size of American forces in Europe and warns against expanding the power of the President, which today would make him a liberal Democrat. On the other hand there is a lot of red-baiting, militaristic jingoism and exeptionalism which would be quite recognizable today; 8vo; 127 pages View more info

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A GUIDE TO FAIRS AND FESTIVALS IN THE UNITED STATES

By: Shemanski, Frances

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Westport, Greenwood Press, 1984

Edition: First Edition


Ex-lib with card pocket and upc sticker to front free endpaper and inkstamps to title page and top edge; Comprehensive guide to frolicsome activity in the US circa mid-80s ; 8vo; 339 pages View more info

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A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH SPEAKING PEOPLES [VOLUME 1] The Birth of Britain

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company, 1957


DJ spine sunned and with one small chip ; Book Club Edition; 8vo; 521 pages View more info

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A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH SPEAKING PEOPLES [VOLUME 3] The Age of Revolution

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company, 1957


Light rubbing to DJ; Book Club Edition; 8vo View more info

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A HISTORY OF TRAVEL IN AMERICA [VOLUME 1 AND 3 ONLY]

By: Dunbar, Seymour

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1915


Spine darkened and with light wear to spine heels. Former owner's name on front endpaper. Bookplate. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 339, 741-1124 pages View more info

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A LITTLE TOUR IN AMERICA

By: Hole, S. Reynolds

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Edward Arnold, 1895

Edition: First US Edition


Spine a bit faded ; Top edge gilt; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 297 pages View more info

A MIRROR FOR AMERICANS, The frontier moves west (VOL. 3) Life and Manners in the United States 1790-1870 As Recorded by American Travelers

By: Tryon, Warren S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1952


Boards: Top right corner lightly bumped ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 230 pages View more info

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ABROAD AT HOME

By: Street, Julian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co., 1914


Spine slightly spotted. Some rubbing to extremities. Front hinge started. Previous owner's name written and stamped in front endpaper. Binding not tight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 517 pages View more info

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ABROAD AT HOME

By: Street, Julian

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co., 1914


Minor rubbing to extremities. Spine a bit dampstained. Hinges cracked; Top edge gilt. Bordeaux boards with gilt lettering. Witty account of westward journey ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 517 pages View more info

Image for ABROAD AT HOME American Ramblings, Observations, and Adventures

ABROAD AT HOME American Ramblings, Observations, and Adventures

By: Street, Julian

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, The Century Co., 1916


Wear to extremities. Hinges started. Binding not tight; Travelling through the US from coast to coast nearly one hundred years ago. Some things have changed greatly, some not at all ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 517 pages View more info

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AMERICA

By: Van Loon, Hendrik

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright, 1927

Edition: First Edition


Wear to extremities. Ex-lib with markings to title page and card pocket to rear endpaper; Van Loon's history of the US, slightly tongue-in-cheek ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 470 pages View more info

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AMERICA AWAKES A New Appraisal of the Twenties

By: Farrington, Jan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Richmond, Westover Publishing Company, 1971


Coffee table book; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 232 pages View more info

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AMERICA'S GRAND RESORT HOTELS

By: Limerick, Jeffrey & Ferguson, Nancy & Oliver, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon, 1979


Wear and browning to price clipped DJ; Lots of pictures of the fancy playgrounds of the elite ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 303 pages View more info

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AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY IN THE MAKING 1932-1940 A Study in Responsibilities

By: Beard, Charles A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press, 1946


8vo; 335 pages View more info