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Mansions on rails

By: Lucius Beebe

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Howell-North Book: 1959

Seller ID: 9780831070113 / 0831070110

Condition: book in excellent, cover has partial fade


Great book filled with amazing photos of early train cars for the wealthy. View more info

Oops: 20 Life Lessons from the Fiascoes That Shaped America-signed

By: Martin J. Smith; Patrick J. Kiger

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Harper: 2006

Edition: first

Seller ID: 9780060780838 / 0060780835


In a fascinating cultural history, two veteran journalists explore twenty dramatic failures, goofs, miscues, and complications that have shaped modern-day America, from technological disasters to sports promotions run amok, and reveals the important life lessons we can learn from such calamities. 25,000 first printing. View more info

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The Judas Tree

By: Neil H. Swanson

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1952

Seller ID: A 1016

Condition: very good,mild edge wear,,spine creases,tight book pages O/W,great reader


Te tale of the siege of Pittsburgh in the year 1762 View more info

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Underhanded history of the USA

By: Nick Torkelson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Somerville,Ma., New England Free Press: 1974

Seller ID: e5464ytdydyyyy

Condition: excellent bottom corner right solid bump,


tells it like it is View more info

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A History of the Venice Area

By: Patricia Adler

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dept. of city planning: Oct.,1969

Seller ID: 55566r

Condition: mild edge wear, big solid book, mild yellowing within


Very detailed account of the History of Venice California View more info

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Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas by Solnit, Rebecca

By: Rebecca Solnit & Rebecca Sndeker

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 2013

Seller ID: bufc

ISBN: 978-0-520-27404-4 /

Condition: some oily mits mildly discolored the cover surface, great binding, inside clean


digs deep into the heart of one of Earth's most incredible cities View more info

Image for  My Texas Family; an Uncommon Journey to Prosperity; Featuring Photographs From 1912 to 1927 -signed by both authors

My Texas Family; an Uncommon Journey to Prosperity; Featuring Photographs From 1912 to 1927 -signed by both authors

By: Rick hyman + Ronda Hyman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tempus Publisher: 2000

Seller ID: 9780738501819

Condition: excellent


Hardcover Publisher: Tempus Publisher, Charleston, 2000 (NAP). Hardback. Used - Very Good Near Fine Near Fine Dj. 8vo-over 7¾"-10" Tall. Signed by Authors A near fine copy of the book . Inscribed to a husband and wife by the authors in ink View more info

California and Californians vol.1

By: Rockwell D.Hunt

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lewis Publishing co.: 1026

Seller ID: 78yw8wydwd

Condition: Very good, solid book, clean,tight and neat,mild edge wear.


Great looking book with that cool marble like design around the pages edge.Very lame pictures.and few and inbetween as well.1 of 5 volumes. View more info