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THEO THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THEODORE BIKEL

By: Bikel Theodore

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011929


Theodore Bikel, Theo as he calls himself turns his voice to the telling of a truly compelling story, his own. Born in Austraia, raised in Palestine, educated in England and with a stellar career in the United States and around the world, Theo's autobiography is the story not only of his own life, but of our collective history of the past six decades, from the Third Reich to the birth of the state of Israel, the McCarthyite fifties and the struggles of the tumultuous six... View more info

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Here Comes the Alabama

By: Bradlow, Edna & Frank

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Southern University Press: 1958

Seller ID: 012945


128pp & less than 500g to post. reviewer says >>> The Alabama was a Confederate warship that single-handedly harassed the fleet of Yankee ships trading all over the world during the American Civil War, sinking many of them. In 1863, she docked in Cape Town, and her crew was feted by the city's inhabitants. This visit made such an impact that a song, still sung today in Afrikaans, was composed by the 'Cape Coloureds'. This small volume, available only from second-hand dea... View more info

SOLDIER OF DEMOCRACY; DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

By: Davis Kenneth S.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Konecky and Konecky:

Seller ID: 002376


"A first hand account of Dwight D. Eisenhower from his early years in Texas through his military service in World War 11. It documents his training at West Point, his tour of duty in WW1 and then his meteoric rise as war leader and statesman in World War 11. View more info

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U.S.A. Includes The 42nd Parallel, Nineteen Nineteen, and The Big Money

By: DosPassos John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin bOSTON: 1960

Seller ID: 011846


Includes the three volume complex by one of America's finest twentieth century novelists. The master design began with "The 42nd Parallel", was continued with "Nineteen Nineteen" and completed by "The Big Money". It is universally acclaimed as the classic portrait of a whole American generation. View more info

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ESCAPE FROM THE DEEP, The Epic Story of a Legendary Submarine and Her Courageous Crew

By: Kershaw Alex

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Da Capa Press USA: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2018003


This is the gripping story of America's deadliest submarine, her trafic sinking and the survival of her crew. Book in very good condition, tight binding, good dust jacket. Original price removed. Clean pages, includes b/w photos supporting the text. View more info

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THE KENNEDY MEN 1901-1963

By: Leamer Laurence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Morrow, New York: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2018019


Well researched and presented biography of the Kennedy men and their struggle to create the most powerful family in the United States. Based on four years of interviews with Kennedy insiders and experts, as well as in depth research including unprecedented new sources and materials. Unpaginated, no names or marks. View more info

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SONS AND BROTHERS The Days of Jack and Bobby Kennedy

By: Mahoney Richard D.

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing, New York: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2018022


Excellent condition, unclipped dust jacket, no names etc. Well written and presented biography of Jack and Bobby Kennedy. View more info

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THE GROWTH OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC Volume One.

By: Morison Samuel Eliot, Commager Henry Steele, Leuchtenburg William E.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press New York: 1970

Seller ID: 011853


A very comprehensive text covering the period from the Indian culture to 1877 . Very well researched and presented history of the American Republic. View more info

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THE HEMINGWAY PATROLS Ernest Hemingway and His Hunt for U-boats

By: Mort Terry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Scribner, New York: 2009

Edition: 1st American Edition

Seller ID: 2018015


The author tells the story of a little known period in the life of one of amercia's greatest novelists and manages to weave all sorts of disparate threads into a harmonious whole. B/w photos support the text. View more info

CIVIL WAR BATTLEFIELDS Discovering America's Hallowed Ground

By: Shaara Jeff

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books, New York: 2006

Edition: 1st US

Inscription: Special Preservation Edition and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 2012404


From Antietam to Gettysburg to Vicksburg and to the many destinations in between Jeff Shaara's Guide to the Civil War Battlefields is the ideal book for both the casual tourist as well as the enthusiast. Packed with features including narratives of the war's crucial battles, intriguing historical footnotes about each site, photogrfaphs of the locations, detailed maps of the battle scenes and fascinating sidebars with related points of interest. View more info