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The Old Whaling Days A History of Southern New Zealand from 1830 to 1840

By: McNab, Robert

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Auckland, Golden Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14722

ISBN: 0855584327

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; Brown cloth hardcover with gilt titles; DJ spine sunned; clean pages; tight binding; index; 508 pages.


First published in 1913.; New Zealand Classics Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 508 pages View more info

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Hawai'I's Russian Adventure A New Look At Old History

By: Mills, Peter R.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Honolulu, Univ Of Hawai'i Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11375

ISBN: 0824824040

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket; Light blue cloth hardcover with gilt titles; SIGNED by author on ffep and half title page; clean pages tight binding; illustrated; index.


In response to the early 19th century developing global economy in the Pacific, Russia expanded its trading outposts as far as western Kaua'i and together with Kaua'i chiefs began planning the construction of Fort Elisabeth in Waimea in 1816. Three years later, the structure was abandoned by the Russians, but, as Peter Mills argues convincingly, a long and significant history of the fort remains to be told, even after its Russian one had ended. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8&... View more info

The Anarchists of Casas Viejas

By: Mintz, Jerome R

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14455

ISBN: 0253208548

Condition: Very Good+; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; 336 pages.


Trade PB; B&W Photographs; 8.90 X 6 X 1.70 inches; 336 pages View more info

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Glory of the Seas

By: Mjelde, Michael Jay

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Middletown, CT, Wesleyan Univ Press: 1970

Edition: First edition, as stated; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11835

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Turquoise cloth hardcover with gilt and blue spine titles and decoration; blueprint ship end papers; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; index; DJ scuffed and spine sunned.


Published for The Marine Historical Association and the first volume in the American Maritime Library. ; American Maritime Library Series; Vol. 1; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 303 pages View more info

The Fatal Impact The Invsion of the South Pacific 1767-1840

By: Moorehead, Alan

Price: $44.95

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1966

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14484

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Green cloth hardcover with gilt titles within red black; DJ bright, not price clipped, small creases at spine head; map end papers; fronispiece; clean pages, minor foxing on fore edges; tight binding illustrated; index.


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 230 pages View more info

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India Britannica

By: Moorhouse, Geoffrey

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Harpercollins: 1983

Edition: First American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13250

ISBN: 0060151153

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; Dark gray with gilt spine titles; clean pages; tight binding; map end papers.


Calcutta (Kolkata) ; past and present. ; Photographs; 9.80 X 6.90 X 1 inches; 288 pages View more info

The Growth of the American Republic, Boxed 2 Volume Set

By: Morison, Samuel Eliot; Commager, Henry Steele

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Oxford University Press: 1938

Edition: Second Revised Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14545

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket; Red buckram hardcovers with gilt spine titles and decoration; DJs, spines sunned, but otherwise very good, box scuffed, shelf worn; clean pages; tight bindings; fold out maps, illustrations; index.


As noted, this is a two volume boxed set. The slipcase evidences shelf wear and the spines of the two DJs are heavily sunned, but the bindings in red buckram and bright gilt and the text blocks are in very good to near fine condition. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 702/695+ pages View more info

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Standard Gauge Railways in the North of Ireland

By: Morton, R. G.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Belfast, Belfast Museum and Art Gallery: 1962

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13201

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial stiff covers and stapled binding'; clean pages; illustrated with maps and black and white photographs.


14 photographs and two maps of the history of the standard gauge railways of Northern Ireland ; Transport Handbook Series; Vol. 5; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 35 pages View more info

The Emergence of Modern America 1865-1878

By: Nevins, Allan

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The MacMillan Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition; Later Printing

Seller ID: 14533

Condition: Very Good; Navy cloth hardcover with gilt series titles on the front board and gilt spine titles, one corner bumped; frontispiece; illustrated end papers; clean pages; tight binding; maps, photos and reproductions; critical authories essay; index.


A History of American Life series editors, Arthur M. Schlesinger and Dixon Ryan Fox; This is Volume VIII. Originally published in 1927. ; A History of American Life Series; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 446 pages View more info

Massachusetts in the Civil War, Volume I "The Call to Arms," 1860-1861

By: O'Connor, Thomas H.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Boston, MA Civil War Centennial Comm: 1961

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14163

Condition: Good+; Stiff paper covers of Staple bound booklet; some discoloration on covers; scattered underlining; tight binding. Discarded by the Town of Nantucket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 46 pages View more info

The "Sincere Chancellor"

By: Passelecq, Fernand

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1917

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6277

Condition: Near Fine; Blue printed wrappers with black titles; clean pages; a reprint from May 1917, "Nineteenth Century and After"; critical and heavy handed review of the actions and insincerity of the German Chancellor; 19 pages.


One of a series of propaganda pieces published and distributed by the British government during World War I. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 19 pages View more info

Scallop Season A Nantucket Chronicle

By: Patrick, Jim & Rob Benchley

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Nantucket, Autopscot Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14601

ISBN: 0971961506

Condition: Very Good; Creame hardcover with blind embossed scallop shell on front board and silver spine titles; SIGNED by author, Rob Benchley, with dedication; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


11.10 X 8.60 X 1.50 inches; 336 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Hell before Breakfast  America's First War Correspondents Making History and Headlines, from the Battlefileds of the Civil War to the Far Reaches of the Ottoman Empire

Hell before Breakfast America's First War Correspondents Making History and Headlines, from the Battlefileds of the Civil War to the Far Reaches of the Ottoman Empire

By: Patton, Robert H.

Price: $7.39

Publisher: New York, NY, Pantheon: 2014

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13230

ISBN: 0307377210

Condition: As New in Very Good dust jacket; Gray hardcover with red titles; DJ minor shelf wear; clean pages; tight binding.


Forgotten now, but legends of their time--the first war correspondents. ; B&W Photographs; 9.40 X 6.20 X 1.90 inches; 368 pages View more info

Away Off Shore Nantucket Island and Its People, 1602-1890

By: Philbrick, Nathaniel

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Nantucket, Mill Hill Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition Thus; 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 14378

ISBN: 0963891014

Condition: Good+; Ships from Nantucket. Pictorial paperback, cover creases; clean pages; tight binding; index; black and white photographs..


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 352 pages View more info

The Coming of the White Man 1492-1848

By: Priestley, Herbert Ingram

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Micmillan Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 14528

Condition: Very Good+; Navy cloth hardcover with gilt series titles on the front board and gilt spine titles; frontispiece; illustrated end papers; clean pages; tight binding; maps, photos and reproductions; critical sources essay; index.


A History of American Life series editors, Arthur M. Schlesinger and Dixon Ryan Fox; This is Volume I. ; A History of American Life Series; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 411 pages View more info

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Shipwrecks around Maine

By: Quinn, William

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Orleans, MA, Lower Cape Publishing: 1983

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9429

ISBN: 0936972114

Condition: Very Good; Large pictorial trade paperback, covers scuffed; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


A collection of photographs of marine accidents along the coast of Maine. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 182 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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The Wreck of the Barque Stefano off the North West Cape of Australia in 1875

By: Rathe, Gustave

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria Park, Western Australia, Hesperian Press: 1990.

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4547

ISBN: 0859051447

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial hardcover; SIGNED by author with dedication on ffep verso and signature on title page; map end papers; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


A true adventure of the wreck of the bark Stefano off the Australian coast in 1875; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 124 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Seven Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World, Vol. II

By: Rawlinson, George

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Boston, J. Stillman Smith & Company: 1884

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14138

Condition: Very Good-; Burgundy cloth hardcover with black decoration and gilt titles, front board significantly discolored, spine sunned and spine head frayed; frontispiece folding map intact; clean pages; tight binding; second folding map at end of text also intact; extensive notes; illustrated.


Illustrations throughout; this is volume two of three and covers Media, Babylonia and Persia. ; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Seven Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World, Vol. III

By: Rawlinson, George

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Boston, J. Stillman Smith & Company: 1884

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14139

Condition: Very Good-; Burgundy cloth hardcover with black decoration and gilt titles, spine sunned, frontispiece; clean pages; tight binding; foldout maps intact; extensive notes; illustrated.


Illustrations throughout; this is volume three of three and covers Parthia and Sassanian or New Persian empires. ; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Norse Discovery of America A Compliation in Extenso of all the Sagas, Manuscripts, and Inscriptive Memorials Relatting to the Finding and Settlement....

By: Reeves, Arthur Middleton; North Ludlow Beamish; Rasmus B. Anderson (translators)

Price: $74.95

Publisher: London, Norrcena Society: 1906

Edition: Limited Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13808

Condition: Very Good; NOT A REPRINT; Original green cloth hardcover with paper spine label, lightly rubbed; color frontispiece with tissue guard; clean pages, gilt top edges, deckled fore edges; tight binding; illustrated; fold-out map of Iceland intact; bookplate on ffep.


Viking Edition No. 55 of 650 limited edition copies. ; Viking Edition Series; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 343 pages View more info