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Image for Buried Dreams: The Rise and Fall of a Clam Cannery on the Katmai Coast

Buried Dreams: The Rise and Fall of a Clam Cannery on the Katmai Coast

By: Johnson, Katherine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Anchorage, AK, National Park Service: 2002

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 28133

Condition: Very Good


diagonal crease to front cover. At the beginning of the twentieth century, during a time of unprecedented mechanization, men and women came to the wild Katmai coast of Alaska, built a cannery, and canned razor clams. This is the story of an industrial enterprise that set out to unmake wilderness, and in turn, was eventually unmade by nature. View more info

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202 Years on a Vermont Hilltop

By: Kjellerup, Hope R.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: np, Hope R. Kjellerrup: 1976

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27242

Condition: Near Fine


previous owner's name on inside of back cover. Illustrated with black and white photographs, sketches, and maps. View more info

Image for In Stalin's Secret Service: An Exposé of Russia's Secret Policies by the Former Chief of the Soviet Intelligence in Western Europe

In Stalin's Secret Service: An Exposé of Russia's Secret Policies by the Former Chief of the Soviet Intelligence in Western Europe

By: Krivitsky, Walter G. with a new preface by William J. Hood

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Frederick, MD, University Publications of America: 1985

Seller ID: 26673

ISBN: 0890935491

Condition: Fine


dust jacket with tiny edge chips and tears and rubbing at corners. Walter Krivitsky's classic of intelligence and espionage. Famous for being the first account of Soviet secret operations by an insider (Krivitsky was a leading Soviet intelligence officer). In Stalin's Secret Service is told against the backdrop of Stalin's Great Purges, the Spanish Civil War, and Hitler's mounting aggression in Europe. William Hood's new preface places the work in historical perspe... View more info

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The Art of Cooperation: The Netherlands and Its Rabobank

By: Lavelle, Anne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wormer, Inmerc bv: 1998

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 27651

Condition: As New


preface with two signatures; appears unread. Published to mark the first centenary of the Co?erative Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank BA. View more info

Image for Tetra Pak: La visión que se hizo realidad: Una crónica empresarial distinta

Tetra Pak: La visión que se hizo realidad: Una crónica empresarial distinta

By: Leander, Lars

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lund, Sweden, Tetra Pak: 1996

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 26980

ISBN: 9163047926

Condition: Fine


dust jacket with small tear at head of spine and light crinkling along top edge of front and back panels. The history of the Swedish food packaging company Tetra Pak. Text in Spanish. View more info

Image for Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement

Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement

By: Lewis, John with Michael D'Orso

Price: $95.00

Publisher: San Diego, New York, London, Harcourt Brace & Company: 1998

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 27646

ISBN: 0156007088

Condition: Fine


inscribed and dated by author. View more info

Image for History of the Society of Medical Administrators 1985-2000, Volume IV, Founded 1909

History of the Society of Medical Administrators 1985-2000, Volume IV, Founded 1909

By: Mack, Robert E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: np, Society of Medical Examiners: 2000

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 26401

Condition: As New


not issued with a dust jacket. Volume 4 of this series covers the years 1985-2000. View more info

Image for Representative Institutions in Renaissance France 1421-1559

Representative Institutions in Renaissance France 1421-1559

By: Major, J. Russell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin Press: 1960

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27258

Condition: Fine


dust jacket with tear at top of rear fold with creasing at upper corner of back panel. This study of the relationship between the French kings and their representative institutions, from the reign of Charles VII until the death of Henry II, demonstrates the popular, consultative nature of the Renaissance Monarchy and helps explain why representative institutions failed to survive in France at the national level. View more info

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Inman Park (Images of America)

By: Marr, Christine V. and Sharon Foster Jones

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2008

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27915

ISBN: 0738567310

Condition: Fine


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Alpharetta, Milton County: The Early Years

By: Mashburn, Connie

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Virginia Beach, VA, The Donning Company: 2008

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27032

ISBN: 1578644992

Condition: Near Fine


gift inscription on verso of front endpaper. A history of Alpharetta, Georgia published for the sesquicentennial of the city. Illustrated with vintage photographs. View more info

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Macon Celebrates the Millenium

By: Maurer, Tracy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Montgomery, AL, Community Communications: 2001

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 26970

ISBN: 1581920342

Condition: Fine


A photographic survey of Macon, Georgia illustrated with photographs both historical and contemporary. View more info

Image for The Glenn Memorial Story: A Heritage in Trust

The Glenn Memorial Story: A Heritage in Trust

By: May, James W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church: 1985

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 28126

Condition: Fine


dust jacket lightly chipped at head of spine and chipped at foot of spine. This is a history of the United Methodist Church on the Emory University Campus. View more info

Image for The View from Sterling Bluff: From General Oglethorpe to Henry Ford to Today

The View from Sterling Bluff: From General Oglethorpe to Henry Ford to Today

By: McCaskey, Glen (text), Bill Weems and Steve Uzzell (photographs)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Longstreet Press: 1988

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27090

ISBN: 0929264134

Condition: Fine


dust jacket with tiny nick at top edge of front panel. This book traces the history of the Richmond Hill section of Georgia, describes the home Henry Ford built on the Ogeechee River, and recounts his influence on the community. Illustrated with color and vintage black and white photographs. View more info

Image for Powder Springs Has Some Deep Roots In It: An Oral History of an African American Community

Powder Springs Has Some Deep Roots In It: An Oral History of an African American Community

By: McCleary, Ann, Catherine Hendricks, and Stephanie Wright

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Carrollton, GA, University of West Georgia: 2007

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 26993

Condition: Fine


Illustrated with photographs. View more info

Image for Twin City: A Pictorial History of East Chicago, Indiana

Twin City: A Pictorial History of East Chicago, Indiana

By: McKinlay, Archibald

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Norfolk, VA, The Donning Company: 1988

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 26772

ISBN: 0898655838

Condition: Fine


inscribed by author; dust jacket with small abrasions to laminate at top edge of back panel. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos. View more info

Image for Norma Berryhill Lectures Volume II, 2000-2008: The School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina

Norma Berryhill Lectures Volume II, 2000-2008: The School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina

By: McLendon, William W. and Elizabeth B. Dreesen (editors)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, The Medical Foundation of North Carolina: 2009

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 26271

ISBN: 0970253729

Condition: Fine


not issued with a dust jacket. Contains nine annual lectures plus the 2007 Nobel Lecture Turning Pages. Illustrated with color portraits of the lecturers and additional figures. View more info

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High Pointers of High Point

By: McPherson, Holt

Price: $60.00

Publisher: High Point, NC, np: 1976

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 26141

Condition: Fine


pictorial boards, not issued with a dust jacket. A bicentennial history of High Point, North Carolina. Illustrated in black & white. View more info

Image for Homecoming: African-American Family History in Georgia

Homecoming: African-American Family History in Georgia

By: Merritt, Carole

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, African-American Family History Association: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 24864

Condition: Very Good


spotting to spine and back cover. Illustrated with black and white photographs and color photographs of twelve artifacts in the exhibition. View more info

Image for Geschiedenis Van Indonesie Land, Volk En Cultuur

Geschiedenis Van Indonesie Land, Volk En Cultuur

By: Miksic, John (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Uniepers: 1998

Seller ID: 26390

ISBN: 9068252011

Condition: Fine


This history of Indonesia is a fascinating exploration of Indonesia's rich culture - from prehistory to the early 2oth century, when the last autonomous territories of the archipelago lost their independence. Profusely illustrated. Text in Dutch. View more info

Image for First Coast Steamboat Days: A History of Travel by Steamboat from Georgia and South Carolina to Northeast Florida

First Coast Steamboat Days: A History of Travel by Steamboat from Georgia and South Carolina to Northeast Florida

By: Mueller, Edward A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Jacksonville, FL, Jacksonville Historical Society: 2003

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 28278

ISBN: 0971026130

Condition: Very Good


not issued with a dust jacket; bumping to upper corners. View more info