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The Rape of Hope
1 The Rape of Hope
Look Back Books 2008-01-01 0981475213 / 9780981475219 Paperback Collectible: Like New Paperback Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page without inscription. Historical fiction based on notes from a University of Chicago professor who did historical research on Mayan history. Hinshaw wrote this book to preserve the research in a readable format. This book focuses on southern Guatemala, Panajachel, and Lake Atitlan. The book starts in 1940. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Afoot and Afloat in Burma A H Williams 1922 [Hardcover] by Williams, A H, A H Williams
2 A H Williams Afoot and Afloat in Burma A H Williams 1922 [Hardcover] by Williams, A H
Review and Herald Publishing Assoc 1922-01-01 Hardcover Used: Very Good Missing Hardcover 12mo - over 6�" - 7�" tall 
Publisher: Review and Herald Publishing Assoc
Date of Publication: 1922
Binding: hard cover
Edition: First Edition
Condition: Very Good/No Jacket
Description: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall A. H. Williams, Review and Herald Publishing Assoc., 1922, first edition, Green Cloth Hardcover, 224 pages, 7 3/4" tall, A fascinating primary missionary resource on the Burmese, including the Karens, Talings, Taungthus, Shans, Chins and Kachin peoples. An introduction to Burma, its peoples, their customs, religions. The Aung Baw or water-buffalo and its uses, rice cultivation, palm trees for every purpose, the making & use of elephants of wild ones, floating logs down river, building of houses. Getting food from the river, Buddhist boys and monasteries, how young Burmans make merry, canoe & bullock cart through the floods. With Ma Dwa at the school house, strange Burmese ways of helping the sick, of bamboo houses, market day, into the Shan hills by train and caravan. Missionary work am 
Price: 45.00 USD
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A Long Trip in a Prairie Schooner, Barnett, Joel
3 Barnett, Joel A Long Trip in a Prairie Schooner
Western Stationary Co. 1928 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Hard Cover 8vo 
Maroon peebled binding, 134 pages, 8" tall,Scarce. Very Good. Light rubbing and edgewear. Endpapers light tanning and fep has price written in crayon on it. Small stain on title page. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. A reminiscence of an overland journey from Keokuk County, Iowa, to Oregon in 1859 . Illustrated with two photographs, one of Amos Barnett, and one of Mary Barnett. 
Price: 130.00 USD
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Christmas: A pictorial pilgrimage, Benoit, Pierre
4 Benoit, Pierre Christmas: A pictorial pilgrimage
Nashville Abingdon Press 1969-01-01 0687077516 / 9780687077519 Unbound Used: Very Good Very Good Unbound 
DJ has rubbing and light edge wear. DJ is price clipped. Light foxing on endpapers. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight. Climb the slopes of Nazareth. Travel to Bethlehem. Walk the Shepherd's Field--capture the true meaning of Christmas as you make a pilgrim's journey to the Holy Land through the pages of this fascinating book. Beautiful photographs in color and black and white create the mood and lead you onward. From its exquisite cover to the last page - truly a work of art to be cherished for generations. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Colorado Ghost Towns, Brown, Robert L.
5 Brown, Robert L. Colorado Ghost Towns
Caxton Press 1972-07-01 0870042181 / 9780870042188 Hardcover Used: Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
Dust jacket has light rubbing and edge wear. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. This is the third in Robert L. Brown's series of picturesque guidebooks to another era. In text and photographs he has captured the sense of the historic as well as the nostalgic of a new selection of ghost towns and mining camps that dot the back country byways and high mountain valleys of Colorado. Illustrated 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Art of the World South Sea Islands Australia NZ, Buehler, Alfred
6 Buehler, Alfred Art of the World South Sea Islands Australia NZ
New York Crown Publishers 1965 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Hard Cover 8vo - over 7¾ 
Second printing, Burgundy Cloth Hardcover, 250 pages, With 63 color tipped in plates and over 90 black & white illustrations and maps. Very Good. Name written on endpaper. Slight discoloration on endpapers. Binding is tight.The three sections of the book cover the Pacific area from New Guinea to Easter Island; the Maori of New Zealand, and the art of the primitive peoples of Australia. A title in the Art of the World Library. Very Good. Name written on endpaper. Slight discoloration on endpapers. Binding is tight. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The silent traveller in Boston by Chiang Yee, Chiang Yee
7 Chiang Yee The silent traveller in Boston by Chiang Yee
W.W. Norton 1959 Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
Publisher:
Date of Publication: 1959
Binding: hard cover
Edition:
Condition: Very Good/No Jacket
Description: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall Tan Cloth Hardcover, 8 1/2" tall Publisher: W W Norton and Co., New York. Discover the charms of Boston in the company of the author, while enjoying the sixteen decorative colour plates and sixty black and white drawings. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.
 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Mexican Voices/American Dreams: An Oral History of Mexican Immigration to the United States, Davis, Marilyn P.
8 Davis, Marilyn P. Mexican Voices/American Dreams: An Oral History of Mexican Immigration to the United States
Henry Holt & Co 1990-10-01 0805012168 / 9780805012163 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Good Hardcover 
First edition. Dust jacket is rubbed and chipped. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. The story of Mexican immigration tolf from a new perspective, in the words of the men and women who lived it. Through their voices, we gain a fresh and truer understanding of this major aspect of American/Mexican relations. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Story of Rancho San Antonio History of San Francisco, De Veer, Daisy Williamson
9 De Veer, Daisy Williamson Story of Rancho San Antonio History of San Francisco
Self Pubished 1924 First Edition Very Good No Jacket 
Type: Privately Printed Self Published, Oakland, 1924, first edition, Green Cloth with verticle ribs, Hardcover, 93 pages, 7 3/4" tall,Very Good. Cover has rubbing and some cloth deterioration. Corners bent. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. A brief history of the East San Francisco Bay District from the time the Shell Mounds were forming to the present. Errata slip attached to front endpaper. Frontis of Golden Gate. Photo illustrations. Includes Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, Albany, San Leandro, East Bay, Roads, Wharves, Bridges, Homes and more. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Maine Forts., Dunnack, Henry E.
10 Dunnack, Henry E. Maine Forts.
Charles E. Nash 1924-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
Gift inscription on endpaper. Foxing mainly on endpapers but found on other pages. Fingerprints. Small spots on outside page edges. Overall clean and binding is tight. Profusely illustrated plus 17 maps and charts. Includes Fort Machias, Fort Knox, Fort St. George's, Fort Edgecomb, Forts Popham and Baldwin, North and South Sugar Loaf Islands, Fort McClary, Indians and their wars, Fortification in Maine, List of Old Forts. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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The Mediterranean: Saga of a Sea by Ludwig, Emil, Emil Ludwig
11 Emil Ludwig The Mediterranean: Saga of a Sea by Ludwig, Emil
Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Company 1942 Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
Publisher: Whittlesey House
Date of Publication: 1942
Binding: hard cover
Edition:
Condition: Very Good/No Jacket
Description: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall Emil Ludwig, Whittlesey House, 1942, Blue Cloth Hardcover, 635 pages, 8 3/4" tall Noteworthy: The author's impressions and experiences of visiting and studying the various peoples and cultures that ring the Mediterranean Sea, surveying the various countries' topography and history. Translated from the German by Barrows Mussey; contains maps, illustrations, appendix, index. Very Good. Paint on bottom edges. Spine sun faded. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.
 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Cherry Blossoms & Snowflakes Ferdinand [Paperback] by Herff, Ferdinand P., Ferdinand P. Herff
12 Ferdinand P. Herff Cherry Blossoms & Snowflakes Ferdinand [Paperback] by Herff, Ferdinand P.
By Author 1959-01-01 Paperback Used: Very Good Paperback 
Publisher:
Date of Publication: 1959
Binding: soft cover
Edition: First Printing
Condition: Near Fine/No Jacket
Description: 4to - over 9�" - 12" tall Published by author, 168 pages. A series of letters by the author describing his journey through Hawaii, Hong Kong and Japan. Many black and white and color photos including a picture of Mikimoto, a map of Japan, Maiko girls in Kyoto, Toya Lake, Madame Butterfly house in Nagasaki, and much more. VERY RARE! Cover is slightly rubbed and a couple of small stains on the endpaper.. Pages clean and binding is tight.
 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Le Moyen Age La Gaule Romaine Dayot 1900 French History, Flammarion, Ernest
13 Flammarion, Ernest Le Moyen Age La Gaule Romaine Dayot 1900 French History
Paris Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Hard Cover Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Armand Dayot, Inspecteur General Des Beaux- Arts. Paris, Ernest Flammarion, Editor, s.d. (before 1900). 234 pages.Red percaline binding with nets gold, first dish struck gold, backs with nerves decorated, title and higher section gilded. Sun faded along edges. Part of the leather on the front near the spine is missing. Toe and heel of the spine shows wear. Edge wear. Hinges broken. Creases on endpaper. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight. Written in French. French history containing "La Gaule Romaine," "La France Feodale," and "La Royaute." Armand Dayot, Inspecteur General des Beaux Arts, Editor. The text is in French. Illustrated. 
Price: 47.00 USD
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Peking, Greene, Felix
14 Greene, Felix Peking
Smithmark Pub 1978-11-01 0831767901 / 9780831767907 First American Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Good Hardcover 
Dust jacket is sunfaded on top edge and spine. Inside pages clean and binding is tight, Photo travel essay based on the veteran journalist's travels in to Peking. Focuses on people who live in Peking, how they organize their lives and deal with the government. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Spring in Spain Mac Kinley Helm 1952 First Edition, Helm, Mac Kinley
15 Helm, Mac Kinley Spring in Spain Mac Kinley Helm 1952 First Edition
Harcourt, Brace and Co. 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Hard Cover 
1952, stated First Edition, 315 pages, Very Good. DJ is rubbed, chipped, price clipped and has light stains. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. A very readable travelogue of Spain in the early 50s--most interesting as a guide to spending several months in Spain, renting in the bigger cities and taking day trips for art/architecture/sights. Black and white photographs. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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16 House, Boyce San Antonio City of Flaming Adventure Boyce House
The Naylor Co. 1968 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
1968, revised and enlarged edition, Tan Cloth Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 214 pages, 8 1/2" tall, This is the revised edition published for the Hemisfair in 1968 in San Antonio. Originally published in 1949. Illustrated by Melvin D. Jordan. Foreword by Marshall T. Steves, President of Hemisfair "68. History of San Antonio.Very Good. DJ has light rubbing and a tear that was originally taped near spine. Price clipped. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Arctic Basin John E Sater Map [Hardcover] by Sater, John E, John E Sater
17 John E Sater The Arctic Basin John E Sater Map [Hardcover] by Sater, John E
The Arctic Institute of North Amercia 1969-01-01 Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 4 to 
Blue Cloth Hardcover, 337 pages, 10 1/4" tall, Symposium "Held at Hershey, Pa. , under the auspices of The Arctic Institute of North America and the Office of Naval Research, U. S. Navy. " Folded map glued to the rear endpaper. Name on endpaper. Corners bumped. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Represents conclusions and recommendations after an analysis of environmental factors affecting operations in the Arctic. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Ghost Towns of the West Florin Illustrated, Lambert Florin
18 Lambert Florin Ghost Towns of the West Florin Illustrated
Promontory Press 1971 Hard Cover Very Good Good Hard Cover 4to - over 9 
Lambert Florin, Promontory Press, 1971, Brown Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 872 pages, 11" tall. DJ is good but back of jacket has 2" tear. Inscription on inside front board. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Massive panorama of Western Americana via verbal & pictorial exploration of the region's ghost towns, ranging from Alaska & the Yukon to Arizona, California, Colorado, Utah, & other states. The West's turbulent history, railroads, fortune hunters, outlaws, lawmen &more, profusely enhanced with photos throughout. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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HIGH DAM OVER NUBIA [Import] [Hardcover] by GREENER, LESLIE, LESLIE GREENER
19 LESLIE GREENER HIGH DAM OVER NUBIA [Import] [Hardcover] by GREENER, LESLIE
THE VIKING PRESS 1962 First Edition Hardcover Used: Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Publisher: The Viking Press
Date of Publication: 1962
Binding: hard cover
Edition: First Edition
Condition: Very Good
Description: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 244 pages, An account of efforts to preserve Egyptian archaeological sites in the face of impending flooding caused by the the then-in-progress High Dam project. Laid in newspaper article about Nile Dam to cover Old civilization. DJ is rubbed,chipped and torn. Book askew. Inside pages clean. Binding is tight.
 
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IN THE AGE OF MANKIND, Lewin, Roger
20 Lewin, Roger IN THE AGE OF MANKIND
Smithsonian 1988-08-17 0895990229 / 9780895990228 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Like New Like New Hardcover 
First edition in unread condition. Small dent along gutter of dust jacket. Spectacular color photographs and vivid text by authors Lewin tell the story of human evolution in an impressive Smithsonian publication. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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