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1 Assassination at St. Helena Revisited [Oct 13, 1995] Weider, Ben and Forshufv...
0471126772 / 9780471126775 New 
This is a new hardcover with dust jacket. 1995 Wiley Publishing. Crisp and clean inside with clean shiny jacket. Ships USPS mail with free delivery confirmation. Arrives bubble wrapped from small bookstore. We love our books and want you to love them too!! Thank you for looking 
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2 Benjamin Franklin: A Biography (Phoenix Press) [Dec 31, 2001] Clark, Ronald W.
184212272X / 9781842122723 Used; Like New 
This is a new larger trade size paperback listed used as very minor crease along spine from shelf wear. Otherwise crisp and clean inside and out. Ships USPS mail with free delivery confirmation. Arrives bubble wrapped from small bookstore. We love our books and want you to love them too!! Thank you for looking 
Price: 3.00 USD
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3 Churchill [Jun 15, 1982] Ted morgan
0671253034 / 9780671253035 Collectible; Like New 
Collectible Out of Print Hardcover with dust jacket This is a like new hardcover with dust jacket. 1982 Simon & Schuster Publishing. Crisp and clean inside, no writing, marks, dog ears etc. Jacket clean and shiny with little to no shelf wear. Illustrated maps inside front and back endpapers. Black and white photo spread. Ships USPS mail with free delivery confirmation. Arrives bubble wrapped from small bookstore. We love our books and want you to love them too!! Thank you for looking 
Price: 11.00 USD
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4 Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship [Oct 14, 200...
0375505008 / 9780375505003 New 
hardcover with dust jacket This is a new hardcover with dust jacket. First Edition 2003 Random House Publishing. Crisp and clean inside and out. Clean shiny jacket. Ships USPS mail with tracking. Arrives bubble wrapped from small bookstore. We love our books and want you to love them too!! Thank you for looking 
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5 Hitler [Sep 15, 1992] Fest, Joachim C.
0156409461 / 9780156409469 New 
This is a new large trade paperback. 1974 English Translation copy Harcourt Brace Publishing. One of the best comprehensive volumes of Hitlers life and reign. Crisp and clean inside with clean shiny cover. 844 pages including index. Ships USPS mail with free delivery confirmation. Arrives bubble wrapped from small bookstore. We love our books and want you to love them too!! Thank you for looking 
Price: 9.00 USD
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6 Hitler: The Pictorial Documentary of His Life [Paperback] [Jan 01, 1980] Tola...
0345283694 / 9780345283696 Collectible; Like New 
Larger paperback, like new, stored, collectible title This is a collectible title large paperback. First Ballantine Books Edition May 1980. It is crisp and clean inside with clean shiny cover. No writing, marks, dog ears etc. No creasing along spine. This is truly like new condition. Visual panorama of historical figure. The photos are incredibly compelling and at times horrifying. One of a kind copy for any collector or historian. Ships USPS mail with free delivery confirmation. Arrives bubble wrapped from small bookstore. We love our books and want you to love them too!! Thank you for looking 
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Lytton Strachey's Queen Victoria The Illustrated Edition
7 Lytton Strachey's Queen Victoria The Illustrated Edition
Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1987 155584295x / 9781555842956 Hardcover Collectible As New As New 
This is a wonderful collectible hardcover with dust jacket. First published in 1921, it became in instant best seller. Factual and meticulously researched. Interpretive, humorous and critical, both sympathetic and detached. This new edition marks the 150th anniversary of the accession of Queen Victoria to the throne. More than 100 illustrations, in color and black and white, bring the history to life. This is the definitive sought after bio re-introduced in this new edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 The Gandhi Reader: A Sourcebook of His Life and Writings [Paperback] [Jan 05,...
0802131611 / 9780802131614 Used; Like New 
Paperback, Gently used This is a like new larger paperback. Complete and Unabridged. Very clean and still crisp inside. Clean front and back cover, no creasing along spine. Binding tight and straight. Only hint used is several pages have a few underlined sentences or check mark in margin. Ships USPS mail with free delivery confirmation. Arrives bubble wrapped from small bookstore. We love our books and want you to love them too!! Thank you for looking 
Price: 4.59 USD
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9 The Keys to Avalon: The True Location of Arthur's Kingdom Revealed [Dec 25, 2...
1862047359 / 9781862047358 New 
hardcover This is a new hardcover with dust jacket. 2000 Element Books. Crisp and clean inside and out. Ships USPS mail with free tracking. Arrives bubble wrapped from small bookstore. We love our books and want you to love them too!! Thank you for looking 
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10 The Roosevelts: An American Saga [Jun 15, 1994] Collier, Peter
0671652257 / 9780671652258 New 
New Hardcover with dust jacket This is a new hardcover with dust jacket. Simon & Schuster Publishing. Crisp and clean inside with clean shiny jacket. Ships USPS mail with free delivery confirmation. Arrives bubble wrapped from small bookstore. We love our books and want you to love them too!! Thank you for looking 
Price: 5.00 USD
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11 Voices from Bunker [May 25, 1989] Galante
0399134042 / 9780399134043 Collectible; Like New 
hardcover This is a lie new hardcover with dust jacket. 1989 Putnam Publishing. Translation from French by Jan Dalley. It is very clean and still crisp inside. Jacket is very good to like new, still clean and shiny with only a hint of shelf wear. Ships USPS mail with free delivery confirmation. Arrives bubble wrapped from small bookstore. We love our books and want you to love them too!! Thank you for looking 
Price: 11.95 USD
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Lindburgh, A. Scott Berg
12 A. Scott Berg Lindburgh
Putnam Publishing 1998 0399144498 / 9780399144493 Hardcover New New 
This is a new hardcover with dust jacket. From one of America's most acclaimed biographers comes the definitive life of one of the most legendary, controversial, and enigmatic figures in American history, - Charles Lindbergh.The author gained unrestricted access to the massive Lindbergh archives, interviewed friends and family, including Lindbergh's children and widow, and the result is a brilliant biography that clarifies a life long blurred by myth and half-truths. From the early years to the night his charmed life turned tragic, the author leaves nothing unturned. He examines "the crime of the century" and takes us into the courtroom where the press and public hysteria dogged the Lindbergh's into exile. Compelling story and complete history are all in this book. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Publisher  Henry Luce and His American Century, Alan Brinkley
13 Alan Brinkley The Publisher Henry Luce and His American Century
Knopf Publishing 2010 0679414444 / 9780679414445 Hardcover New New 
As the founder of Time, Fortune, and Life magazines, Luce changed the way we consume news and understand the world. He spent his childhood in China, and attended Yale. While working at a Baltimore newspaper, he conceived the idea of Time, a "news-magazine" along with his friend Brit Hadden. He went on to publish Life magazine as secure millions of subscriptions. Author Alan Brinkley, acclaimed historian, shows how Luce reinvented the magazine industry, cutting across race, class, and gender. Story of spectacular American achievement. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Lady in the Tower  The Fall of Anne Boleyn, Alison Weir
14 Alison Weir The Lady in the Tower The Fall of Anne Boleyn
Ballantine Books 2010 0345453212 / 9780345453211 Hardcover New New 
This is a new hardcover with dust jacket. Nearly 500 yrs after her violent death, Anne Boleyn, second wife to Henry Vlll, remains one of the most fascinating and tragic heroines in history. Acclaimed historian and author, Alison Weir has drawn on myriad sources from the Tudor era to give us the first book that examines the gripping, dark, and chilling story of Anne's last days. The love affair of Anne and Henry Vlll scandalized Christendom and altered the religious landscape of England. Her ascent to Queen was astonishing but equally compelling was her shockingly swift downfall. Charged with high treason and imprisoned in the Tower of London in 1536, Anne met her terrible end while protesting her innocence. The mystery lies in her arrest and the events leading up to it. Was she the victim of a complex plot or simply standing in the way of Henry Vlll's third marriage and siring an heir? This is an engrossing book, detailed and provocative. 
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Hostage to Fortune: The Letters of Joseph P. Kennedy [Jan 08, 2001] Kennedy, ..., Amanda Smith Editor
15 Amanda Smith Editor Hostage to Fortune: The Letters of Joseph P. Kennedy [Jan 08, 2001] Kennedy, ...
Viking Press 2001 0670869694 / 9780670869695 Hardover New 
Get up close and personal in this books of letters by Joseph Kennedy. Unique view into the world of the charmed Kennedy's and their family. Personal letter and more offer insights into this historical period when the Kennedy's were on the rise and influencing much of America. This is a new hardcover with dust jacket. 2001 Viking Press. Crisp and clean inside and out. Ships USPS mail with tracking. Arrives bubble wrapped from small bookstore. We love our books and want you to love them too!! Thank you for looking 
Price: 14.99 USD
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Conan & Doyle  The Man Who Created Sherlock Holmes, Andrew Lycett
16 Andrew Lycett Conan & Doyle The Man Who Created Sherlock Holmes
Phoenix Press 2007 0753824280 / 9780753824283 Paperback New 
Sherlock Holmes is one of fiction's most enduring characters, the epitome of calculation and reason. Yet his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, was a bundle of contradictions. The son of an alcoholic father and dominating mother, Doyle rejected the family's Roman Catholicism, and sought salvation in the study of medicine, and a lifelong follower of spiritualism. He was a prolific writer, sportsman, politician, both devoted to his wife and passionate about his beautiful young mistress. This new bio reveals the struggles, and humanity of this great author. 
Price: 8.39 USD
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Black Sheep One  The Life of Gregory
17 Bruce Gamble Black Sheep One The Life of Gregory "Pappy" Boyington
Presidio Press 2000 0891417168 / 9780891417163 Hardcover New New 
This is a new hardcover with dust jacket. Collectible history, 2000 Presidio Press. This is the first bio of legendary warrior, lover, drinker and WWll hero Gregory Boyington. Blessed with luck and stubborn independence, he lived a life that went beyond what one would expect in the most imaginative fiction. He became a Marine aviation cadet in 1936 but because of chronic indebtedness and unconventional behavior, he was "encouraged" to resign. But, before the Corps could kick him out, he signed up for a volunteer group training pilots to help the Chinese with their war with Japan. Shortly after, he returned to the U.S. and with fighter pilots in desperate need, the Corps grudgingly let him back in and promptly sent him to the South Pacific. After several setbacks, including a broken leg acquired in a drunken brawl, Boyington put together a group of fighter pilots and was fast dubbed The Black Sheep squadron. Their heroics were fast recognized and after finally being shot down and held prisoner, Boyington eventually returned to the U.S. with a hero's welcome and a Medal of Honor. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Hero of The Empire  The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill, Candice Millard
18 Candice Millard Hero of The Empire The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill
Random House Publishing 2016 0385535732 / 9780385535731 Hardcover with dust jacket New New 
This is a new hardcover with dust jacket. 2016 Random House Publishing. At age 24, Churchill was convinced it was his destiny to become prime minister of England one day. To achieve this goal, he believed he must do something spectacular on the battlefield. Despite putting himself in extreme danger as a British Army officer in the colonial wars in India and Sudan, and as a journalist covering a Cuban uprising, glory and fame had eluded him. In 1899 he arrived in South Africa to cover the brutal colonial war the British were fighting with Boer rebels. Two weeks after his arrival the soldiers he was accompanying on a train were ambushed and Churchill was taken prisoner. He pulled off a daring escape traversed hundreds of miles through enemy territory with a wad of cash, four bits of chocolate, and his wits to guide him. As if his escape was not incredible enough, he enlisted and returned to South Africa and ultimately helped liberate the men he was previously imprisoned with. This book is an epic story of bravery, historical characters, including Kipling and Gandhi, and unbelievable bravery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Kennedy White House  Family Life & Pictures 1961-1963, Carl Sferrazza Anthony
19 Carl Sferrazza Anthony The Kennedy White House Family Life & Pictures 1961-1963
Touchstone Books 2001 0743222210 / 9780743222211 Hardcover New New 
This is a new hardcover with dust jacket. This is an intimate look at Kennedy family life inside the White House. Taken from archives and full of color and black and white photos, this book succeeds in revealing the world's most famous first family in the world's most famous house. 337 full color and black and white photos bring history to life, many of which are un-staged and spontaneous. Appealing combination of history, bio, and culture. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Antarctica  A Biography, David Day
20 David Day Antarctica A Biography
Oxford University Press 2013 0199861455 / 9780199861453 Hardcover New New 
This is a new hardcover with dust jacket. 2013 Oxford University Press. Color illustrated maps inside front and back endpapers. In this absorbing work, the author describes in fascinating detail two centuries of exploration, scientific investigation, and contentious geopolitics. Drawing from archives from around the world, he provides a sweeping history of this vast unconquered land and the dynamic figures that have been drawn to it. Antarctica offers an engaging collective biography of explorers and scientists from Robert Scott to Roald Amundsen and aviators from Ellsworth to Byrd. Unforgettable expedition into the land and the struggle to claim it. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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