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Lardner's Outlines of of Universal History; Embracing A Concise History of the World, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Keightley, Thomas
301 Lardner's Outlines of of Universal History; Embracing A Concise History of the World, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time
Keightley, Thomas
Philadelphia Hogan and Thompson 1841 Hardcover Good+ no dust jacket 
Leather bound (brown calf with black title box, gold lettering on spine). Size: 4-3/4" x 7-1/2". Light rubbing to edges, a little cracking at top inch of spine fold. Binding is tight & square, hinges are solid, no cracking. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Some foxing throughout, but all very legible. 514 pages. Illustrated with forty-nine wood engravings by Atherton, Parmalee, and others. "Arranged so that the whole may be studied by Periods, or the History of any Country may be read by Itself." 023173

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Heaven's Ditch: God, Gold, and Murder on the Erie Canal, Kelly, Jack
302 Heaven's Ditch: God, Gold, and Murder on the Erie Canal
Kelly, Jack
New York St. Martin's Press 2016 1137280093 / 9781137280091 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean white boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 290 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A riveting look at the construction of the erie Canal and the visionaries along its banks who changed the course of American History. 027498

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Lincoln and Douglas - The Years of Decision, Kelly, Regina Z.
303 Lincoln and Douglas - The Years of Decision
Kelly, Regina Z.
New York Random House (Landmark Books) 1954 Third printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean solid book in original dust jacket. Green cloth boards with red and dark green decoration and lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Clifford Geary. 184 pages with index. Dust jacket has a few tiny closed edge tears, no chips, very slight water mark at inside flap fold edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024123

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From Prague After Munich: Diplomatic Papers 1938-1940, Kennan, George F.
304 From Prague After Munich: Diplomatic Papers 1938-1940
Kennan, George F.
Princeton Princeton University Press 1968 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 266 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one short closed edge tear. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An eyewitness report of the years 1938-1940 in Prague, describing the initial impact of the Nazi occupation on the various parts of the former Czechoslovakia. 8vo. History. 015366

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305 Profiles in Courage for Our Time
Kennedy, Caroline, Editor
New York Hyperion 2002 0-7868-6793-0 / 9780786867936 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean navy blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Red endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 353 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Political. 007439

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Tales of Old Inns, Keverne, Richard
306 Tales of Old Inns
Keverne, Richard
London Collins 1939 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean rust red cloth board with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, a little light dust-speckling to fore-edges; small previous owner label at top edge of front free endpaper (return address label in size) and small written comment. With 70 illustrations (photographs), 17 pen and ink drawings, and six maps. 192 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3s6d net on front inside flap), small chips at top spine edge and one corner, some fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. THe romance and history of some of the most historic hostelries in England. 021495

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Hope of the Nation - Dedicated to the Restoration and Expansion of Our Christian Heritage AND Hope of the Nation - Dedicated to the Restoration and Expansion of Our American Heritage, Keyes, Nelson Beecher and Edward Felix Gallagher
307 Hope of the Nation - Dedicated to the Restoration and Expansion of Our Christian Heritage AND Hope of the Nation - Dedicated to the Restoration and Expansion of Our American Heritage
Keyes, Nelson Beecher and Edward Felix Gallagher
Gastonia, North Carolina Good Will Publishers 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
Gorgeous two volume set bound in maroon leather with folding double slipcase. No fading or wear. Bindings are tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean burgundy endpapers and beautiful illustrations throughout both volumes by celebrated artists. Decorated title pages with frontispiece portraits (Jesus and George Washington). 403 pages (Our American Heritage) and 401 pages (Our Christian Heritage). In "Our Christian Heritage" volume, there are two pages (17 and 19 that have long diagonal full page tape-repaired tears. Otherwise fine copies. Double slipcase folds open to reveal full color face portrait of Jesus and U.S. Liberty Bell. Exterior sides have full color portrait of standing Jesus and Statue of Liberty. No cracking. Very slight surface wear to corners and open edges. 025080

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308 The Elements Combined: a History of the Steel Company of Canada
Kilbourn, William
Toronto/Vancouver Clarke, Irwin & Company, Ltd. 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Rosemary Kilbourne, Illust. 
Clean rust cloth boards with gray lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 335 pgs. with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny bit of chipping at top of spine, light corner wear. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Business. 006734

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The Martyred, Kim, Richard E.
309 The Martyred
Kim, Richard E.
New York George Braziller 1964 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean orange-brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with tiny previous owner name written vertically on edge of front free endpaper. No other marks. 316 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unfaded, has a few tiny nicks and short closed edge tears. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about the conflict in the souls of men during the Korean War. 8vo. Fiction. 013983

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Admiral Kimmel's Story, Kimmel, Husband E.
310 Admiral Kimmel's Story
Kimmel, Husband E.
Chicago Regnery 1955 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean unfaded navy blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 206 pages + 2 maps at rear of book. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of what really happened at Pearl Harbor told by the man in command. 021802

Price: 175.00 USD
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America's Fighting Planes in Action, Kinert, Reed
311 America's Fighting Planes in Action
Kinert, Reed
New York Macmillan 1944 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Later printing (July, 1944) in original illustrated dust jacket. Large format (approx. 8-1/4" X 11") blue cloth flexible boards with light blue lettering and small airplane on cover, blue lettering on spine. Overall mottling to boards. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Text and illustrations by Reed Kinert (beautiful full color and black & white images). 144 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (1.00 on front inside flap), has some very shallow edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Impressive story of U.S. Military aircraft with dramatic portraits of the planes in action. 024310

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The Golden Dog - A Romance of Old Quebec, Kirby, William
312 The Golden Dog - A Romance of Old Quebec
Kirby, William
Toronto The Musson Book Company, Ltd. 1925 Later Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering and small gold design on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers; previous owner name neatly penned on back side of frontispiece illustration. Illustrated by C. W. Jefferys. 580 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has some edge/corner wear wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story begins in 1748 when Canada was still French. The scene is laid in the historic city of Quebec, and it pictures with all the glowing romance of the 18th century the life, the haunts, the secrets of that high-built wonder city in a thrilling story of the days of New France. First published in 1877, The Golden Dog led the way in Canadian historical romance and opened the eyes of later Canadian novelists to the wealth of material that lay in the unknown and almost forgotten Canadian past. 027396

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Some of The Military Records of America and Their Genealogical Value, Kirkham, E. Kay
313 Some of The Military Records of America and Their Genealogical Value
Kirkham, E. Kay
Salt Lake City, Utah Deseret Book Company 1963 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
In original unclipped jacket. Blue and black cloth boards with photo decoration on covr. Very slight browning to spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper. Foreword by the author. 75 pages with Bibliography. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), clean, wit hsome light rubbing, chipping at upper edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022589

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Captains Without Eyes: Intelligence Failures in World War II, Kirkpatrick, Lyman B. Jr.
314 Captains Without Eyes: Intelligence Failures in World War II
Kirkpatrick, Lyman B. Jr.
New York MacMillan 1969 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 303 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, mere hint of wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Book focuses on five key battles of World War II--andthe mistakes on both sides that changed the course of history. 8vo. World War II. 012192

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315 Palace and Hovel or Phases of London Life Being Personal Observations of an American in London By Day and Night; with Vivid Illustrations of the Manners, Social Customs and Modes of Living of the Rich and the Reckless, the Destitute and the Depraved...
Kirwan, Daniel Joseph (Edited By A. Allan)
London/New York/Toronto Abelard-Schuman, Ltd. 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Reprint of a book first published in 1870. Very clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 218 pgs. with illustrations from original edition. Dustjacket is quite clean (some light soiling to rear panel, unchipped, with one 1" closed tear at top edge of rear panel, has been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Great Britain. 008863

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We Were There With The Lafayette Escadrille, Knight, Clayton and K. S.
316 We Were There With The Lafayette Escadrille
Knight, Clayton and K. S.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1961 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
A "We Were There" book in original dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with illustration of two fighting planes on cover, red title box with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are mostly clean (a few text pages have smudges to margins) with clean illustrated endpapers (illustrated with official U.S. Air Force photographs). No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Clayton Knight. Historical Consultant: Colonel Charles H. Dolan, II - U.S.A.F. (Ret.). 182 pages + "About the Author" and "About the Historical Consultant", list of "We Were There" books. Clean illustrated jacket has 1" chip at base of spine, long closed tear along front flap fold, a few additional small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. We Were There books are easy to read and provide exciting stories based upon true historic events. Each story is checked for factual accuracy by an outstanding authority on this particular phase of history. Though written simply enough for young readers, they make interesting reading for boys and girls well into their teens. 028588

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Red River Shadows, Knox, Olive
317 Red River Shadows
Knox, Olive
Toronto Macmillan 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED (twice) by author, in clean original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no previous owner markings. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page as follows: "Regards to Earl V. Chapin from Olive Knox"; also signed by author on title page: "Sincerely yours - Olive Knox." 303 pages with glossary. Clean dust jacket is price clipped on corner of front inside flap, has slight edge wear, short closed tear with associated corner crease at rear panel. Lovely photo of author and short bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A charming love story set against authentic history of frontier Canada. Set in 1818-1849 when a voyageur sets out into the Canadian West. A vivid picture of the undaunted early settlers enduring famine and flood and the heavy burden of the fur company's monopoly. 025440

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Night Never Ending, Komorowski, Eugenjusz Andrei (with Joseph L. Gilmore)
318 Night Never Ending
Komorowski, Eugenjusz Andrei (with Joseph L. Gilmore)
Chicago Henry Regnery 1974 0809290286 / 9780809290284 First Unknown Binding Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by author Joseph Gilmore. Clean black boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with very slight browning to front free endpaper from enclosed Wall Street Journal article on book subject (Katyn atrocity). Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Best wishes - Joseph L. Gilmore". 285 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True story of the only survivor of the liquidation in Russia's Katyn Forest of 15,000 Polish soldier-prisoners - and of his 35-year flight from his would-be executioners. 024172

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Hunter and Hunted:  Human History of the Holocaust, Korman, Gerd (Editor)
319 Hunter and Hunted: Human History of the Holocaust
Korman, Gerd (Editor)
New York The Viking Press 1973 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean grey cloth boards with light copper lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges, and endpapers are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. Wear to one corner tip. Very light hint of fading to board edges. 320 pgs. with index. Clean, bright dustjacket is not price clipped. Two inch "V" shape closed tear in top right corner of back panel, slight edge wear at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. History. 014501

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The Last Years of Napoleon: His Captivity on St. Helena, Korngold, Ralph
320 The Last Years of Napoleon: His Captivity on St. Helena
Korngold, Ralph
New York Harcourt Brace 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with blind-stamped trefoil on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Black and white frontispiece portrait of Napoleon. 429 pages with Bibliography and Index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The most comprehensive account of Napoleon's exile on St. Helena, and of the human dramas, small and large, that were played out on a rock in the Atlantic more than a century and a half ago. 028005

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