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Here Comes the Alabama

By: Bradlow, Edna & Frank

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Southern University Press: 1958

Seller ID: 012945

Condition: Excellent

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 dealers, describes the visit of the Alabama, and her fate subsequently. This book is one of the reasons that I have become fasci... View more info

The Confident Years

By: Brooks Van Wyck

Price: $19.00

Publisher: ,London, Readers Union: 1953

Seller ID: 008369

Condition: Good to Very Good

Describes the literary and social scene in 1915 America. Small amount of foxing on dust jacket. 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

Condition: Very Good

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



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

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press New York: 1970

Seller ID: 011853

Condition: Very Good

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

LOU HENRY HOOVER Gallant First Lady

By: Pryor Helen B.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008093

Condition: Very Good

Book and Dust Jacket are in very good condition. Clean white pages, no names etc. Unclipped dust jacket. An interesting biography of a gracious First Lady and White House hostess. Includes black and white photographs. View more info

THE PEOPLE INTO PARLIAMENT An Illustrated History of the Labour Party

By: Rodgers W.T. And Donoughue Bernard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson, London: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008092

Condition: Very Good

A comprehensive history of the British Labour Movement. Well researched and presented with many photographs of historic interest and significance. View more info

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The Military Life of George Washington: American Soldier

By: Trevor N. Dupuy

Price: $21.00

Publisher: USA, Franklin Watts: 1969

Seller ID: 010106

Condition: Good

Traces the military career of George Washington from his first commission at the age of twenty-one to Commander of the Continental Army. ex-lib so stamps etc, info tag clipped from 1st blank page. 196pp with illus spread throughout. View more info


By: Tripp William R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Drake Publishers New York: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008091

ISBN: 0847314502

Condition: Very Good

A unique collection of U.S.A. Presidential Campaign Posters from 1828 Book is in very good condition with no names, marks etc. View more info

Legends on the Screen The Narrative Film in Australia 1919-1929

By: Tullooch, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Legends on the Screen The Narrative Film in Australia 1919-1929: 1981

Seller ID: 008984

Condition: Very Good

448pp with dozens of bw illus & photos, a truly remarkable body of research on this important era in Aust media. Tulloch examines professional, economic & ideological constraints. View more info

The GraphicStory of the American Presidency

By: Whitney, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ferguson: 1968

Seller ID: 008146

Condition: Very Good

This book strikes an excellent balance between detailed scholarship on the one hand, and comfortable readability on the other. Perhaps in no other volume on the Presidency is so much information presented in such an attractive and understandable manner. This book, through countless photographs and illustrations and in a style that is direct, clear and convincing, provides a fascinating, yet comprehensive commentary on the men who have been President of the United States. Book is in very good condition as is dj front, dj has trivial wear top & bottom of spine, rear has a 2" scratch mark. View more info