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FROM PARIS TO NEW YORK BY LAND
Written by Harry De Windt.
Stock no. 1824419
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st 1903. Almost very good condition.

An account of a long land journey to ascertain the feasiblity of constructing a railway to connect the chief cities of France and America, Paris and New York. Smaller format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Minor creasing to front board, spine browned, rear board stained at vertical edge. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Front hinge between frontis and title page split, rear joint split, binding is still tight. Endpapers and text block browned.

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AMERICAN ARMIES AND BATTLEFIELDS IN EUROPE: A HISTORY, GUIDE, AND REFERENCE BOOK
Written by American Battle Monuments Commission.
Stock no. 1824272
Published by United States Government Printing Office. 1st 1938. Very good condition.

Prepared as part of the project of the American Battle Monuments Commission to commemorate in a complete and lasting manner the accomplishments and services of the American forces in Europe during the World War. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations, colour maps and fold-out maps. 3 folding maps in rear pocket. A few minor marks to boards. Edges rubbed, top corners lightly bumped. Mark to front endpaper. Contents clean. All maps present.

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DIVIDED SOUL: A JOURNEY FROM IBERIA
No author listed. Illustrated by David Alan Harvey.
Stock no. 1824265
Published by Phaidon Press Limited. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This book represents photographer David Alan Harvey's thirty-year journey through the Spanish and Portuguese diaspora in the Americas. Large, oblong format. Yellow boards, blue titles. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 071484313X. Light fading to horizontal board edges. A few marks to boards. Some minor foxing to top edge of text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly marked, lightly scuffed and lightly faded to spine.

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CONSUMING THE AMERICAN LANDSCAPE
Written by Robert A. Sobieszek; George F. Thompson; Stanley Diamond. Illustrated by John Ganis.
Stock no. 1824263
Published by Dewi Lewis Publishing. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Chronicling the effects of development and extraction industries in every region of the United States over a period of almost 20 years. Abandoned wrecks, desolate strip mines, clear-cut forests, industrial parks, landfill sites and terrains flattened for housing developments. Large, oblong format. Grey boards, blind titles. Colour photos, some poems accompanying. ISBN: 1904587003. Narrow band of fading to boards at horizontal edges. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to front vertical edge and a little scuffed. Contains publishers statements and one loose plate (extra).

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SOUL OF A NATION: ART IN THE AGE OF BLACK POWER
Written by Mark Godfrey; Zoe Whitley.
Stock no. 1824249
Published by Tate Publishing. 1st 2017. Slightly better than very good condition.

A significant and transformative contribution to art history and American history. This volume documents the powerful role black artists had in shaping contemporary art and our society at a pivotal moment in history. Published to compliment the exhibition at Tate Modern 2017 of the same name. Cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781849764636. Light scuffing to covers, contents fine.

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THE BLACK PANTHERS
Written by Shames Stephen; Bobby Seale; Charles E. Jones. Illustrated by Stephen Shames.
Stock no. 1824248
Published by Aperture. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Campus uprisings, urban rebellions, and the Vietnam War rocked the nation when the Black Panther Party arose during the last 1960s. Stephen Shames's exceptional photographs - ranging from the affectionate private moments to intense demonstrations - span the places where the Panthers made their greatest impact. Powerful and poignant images of the most courageous group of young black people ever organized in America. Matt white pictorial boards. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9781597110242. A lovely copy with some light scuffing to boards.

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EXOTICS ON THE RANGE - THE TEXAS EXAMPLE
Written by Elizabeth Cary Mungall; William J. Sheffield; James G. Teer; Charles W. Ramsey.
Stock no. 1323114
Published by Texas A. & M. University Press. 1st 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Foreword by Teer and introduction by Ramsey. A compilation of the 'current' information available on exotic ungulates on Texas rangelands. Brown cloth, black title to spine. 265 pages (including index). B/w maps/diagrams and some colour photos. ISBN: 0890963991. Slight bumping to spine. Light fingering to front endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge creased and faded to spine and panel edges.

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AMERICA'S FIRST EAGLES: THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE U.S. AIR SERVICE, A.E.F. (1917-1918)
Written by Lucien H. Thayer; Donald Joseph McGee; Rogert James Bender.
Stock no. 2139873
Published by R. James Bender; Champlin Fighter Museum Press. 1st USA 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards with silver titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0912138246. Some browning and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some wear; faded to couple of edges.

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BY MOTOR TO THE GOLDEN GATE
Written by Emily Post; Jane Lancaster.
Stock no. 1823860
Published by McFarland & Company, Inc.. 1st thus 2004. Very good condition.

In 1915, journalist Emily Post set out from New York to investigate whether is was possible to drive comfortably across the country to San Francisco in an automobile. This is a reprint of Post's only travel book, originally published in 1916. This annotated edition includes a biographical sketch of Post. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0786419407. Glued binding at half-title is drying out and thus split at lower half - front joint fragile but binding still tight elsewhere.

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TWA: AN AIRLINE AND ITS AIRCRAFT
Written by R.E.G. Davies. Illustrated by Mike Machat.
Stock no. 2139593
Published by Paladwr Press. 1st USA 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

75 Years of Pioneering Progress. Oblong format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 188896216X. Some light browning to wrapper.

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SUNSHINE SKIES: HISTORIC COMMUTER AIRLINES OF FLORIA AND GEORGIA
Written by David P. Henderson.
Stock no. 1823771
Published by Zeus Press. 2nd 2008. Very good condition.

Revised and Expanded Second Edition. The histories of over eighty commuter and regional airlines that have graced the skies of the Sunshine and Peach states. Blue pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1440424748. Text block slightly grubby. Laminate to rear edge starting to peel. A few light scuff marks. Contents clean.

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INTO THE SUNSET: THE CONVAIR STORY
Written by Bill Yenne.
Stock no. 1823767
Published by Greenwich Publishing Group, Inc.. 1st 1995. Very good condition.

The American Aircraft company. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt titles, pictorial onlay to front board. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0944641091. A few minor grubby marks to boards. Tip of lower corner of title page removed. Contents clean.

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