Richmond, VA: B.F. Johnson & Co., 1892. Hardcover. 7 1/2 x 10, 832 pgs, b&w and color illustrations, maps, charts, diagrams, fold-outs, decorated endsheets and more. "Embracing a review of our country's progress, a complete history of America, a new life of Columbus and an illustrated description of the great...
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Texas: Independent Texas Press, 2007. Second edition. Paperback. 6 x 9, 226 pgs, b&w photos. A true account of two years spent in Iraq as a civilian contractor.
Dobbs Ferry, NY: Sheridan House, 2004. First edition. Hardcover. 9 1/2 x 12 1/2, 215 pgs, color photos throughout. Sir Peter Blake was a much loved and greatly admired yachtsman and adventurer, and this book is a wonderful tribute to his achievements. Drawn entirely from Peter's logbooks of his last...
Washington DC: Regnery, 1999. Second printing. Hardcover. 7 x 9 1/2, 737 pgs. Written for everyone from families to financial planners, lawyers, accountants, insurance underwriters, security and investment advisors and business owners.
New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1989. Hardcover. 9 x 11, 247 pgs, index, b&w and color art reproductions throughout. A book prepared for the museum's exhibit, offering historical perspective on American pastel artists and works in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Washington DC: National Geographic Society, 1975. Hardcover. 10 1/2 x 12, 456 pgs, b&w photos and illustrations. Pretty coffee-table style book shows, in pictures and text, shows the people of America during it's first 200 years.
New York: Grove Press, 1990. Second edition. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8, 288 pgs, section of b&w photos. In the spring of 1988 eye-witness accounts by a young Russian journalist of the war in Afghanistan attracted unreserved praise from Grahame Green and comparison with Michael Herr's Dispatches.
New York: Knopf, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 340 pgs. The author's first novel - both heart-piercing and freshly funny, at once strikingly contemporary in its fix on life and timeless in its power to move us - tells the story of an American family transplanted...
Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 144 pgs. Encompassing a vast gamut of personalities, situations, and emotions, these stories penetrate our motives for doing what is right. Won the Iowa School of Letters Award for Short Fiction. Signed and inscribed by the author.
New York: Knopf, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 190 pgs. In this collection of short stories, the author "brings us into familiar territory of family relationships and brilliantly describes the strain, the humor, the confusion, and the kaleidoscope of feelings these bonds evoke." Signed by the author.
New York: Knopf, 1993. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 333 pgs. This is a "thoughtful, funny, and penetrating portrait of a modern American family that explores the breaches and bonds between husbands and wives, parents and children, and introduces one of the most antic teenagers since Holden Caulfield. "Inscribed and signed by the author.
New York: Atlantic Monthly, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 680 pgs, index. A definitive chronicle of the Iran hostage crisis tells the unforgettable story through the eyes of the hostages, their Iranian captors and the American special operations soldiers and pilots who tried to end the crisis with one swift, violent strike.
New York: Atlantic Monthly, 2004. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 467 pgs. A collection of non-fiction stories tells of a small Rhode Island town where one of the biggest cocaine rings ever is brought to light; to the Luangwa Valley in Zambia where a brave team of antipoachers fights...
Canada: Douglas and McINtyre, 2012. Reprint. Paperback. 6 x 9, 356 pgs, index, two sections of b&w photos. Unravels the life of the man who stands head and shoulders above all those who raced to map the last corners of the world.
New York: Prentice Hall Press, 1990. Hardcover. 4 1/2 x 7, 688 pgs, maps. A little dated, but still a great book for practical, dependable travel information.
New York: Boy Scouts of America, 1943. Paperback. 4 1/2 x 7, 308 pgs, b&w illustrations. Great piece of cub scout memorabilia. Slight damp stain at back of book. Previous owner's name written on first inside page.
New York: Boy Scouts of America, 1947. Paperback. 8 1/2 x 11, 32 pgs, b&w illustrations. Neat old Cub Scout planning book. Clean and unmarked.
New Brunswick, NJ: Boy Scouts of America, 1960. Paperback. 5 x 8, 188 pgs, b&w and color illustrations. A nice copy of a boy scout handbook. Rubbed cover, previous owner's name on first page.
Published/Printed by the author, 2007. Paperback. 6 x 9, 458 pgs. Five U.S. cities are destroyed by Islamic terrorists using nuclear devices. MG George Alexander, Secretary of Homeland Security, becomes president, forms an interim government, pulls the nation together, and then confronts the Islamic whirlwind sweeping across the globe.
Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2004. 6 x 9, 331 pgs. A grand saga in the genre of James Clavell's Shogun and Tia-Pan, with a little Clancy thrown in. Spanning over sixty years the story sweeps across Russia, central Asia, and into the United States. The cast of characters include Soviet scientists...
British Columbia: XYZ Publishing, 2000. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 178 pgs, index, b&w photos. As a child she was "contrary,"as a young woman she defied convention to choose art over marriage, and as a middle-aged woman she was considered a full-blown eccentric. Listening to her own inner voice...
Washington DC: National Geographic Society, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. 8 x 10, 240 pgs, b&w photos. A riveting story highlighted by spectacular vintage photographs taken by Mallory and members of the British Mount Everest expeditions of the 1920s, as well as others culled from the archives of the Royal Geographical Society.
New York: Atheneum, 1963. First, thus. Mass Market Paperback. 4 x 7, 208 pgs. Essays on the nature of the societies of the colonial South and the story of life in the rural South in the eighteenth century. Some light pencil underlining.
Mexico: Ediciones Luna, 1966. Paperback. 5 x 7 1/2, 40 pgs, b&w photos. Includes a diagram of Plaza Mexico (largest bullring in the world), glossary of bullfighting terminology. An introduction to bullfighting written for the North American tourist.
New York: Charles Hansen Music and Books, 1970. Paperback. 8 1/2 x 11, includes b&w photos from the movie. Music fom the soundtrack of the paramount picture, Love Story. Composed by Francis Lai.