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1 Ambrose, Stephen E. Nixon: Ruin and Recovery 1973-1990
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press 1991 0671691880 / 9780671691882 First Edition Full-Leather Fine None Issued Signed by Author
Full leather, stamped in gilt; AEG, moire endpapers, sewn-in silk bookmark. HAND-SIGNED BY STEPHEN E. AMBROSE on a special page, signature only (not personalized to anyone). A Fine copy. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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2 Ambrose, Stephen E. Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1865-1869
NY: Simon & Schuster 2000 0684846098 / 9780684846095 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
First printing, with complete number line down to one as called for. SIGNED by the late historian on the half-title page (" S. E. Ambrose"); signature only, NOT inscribed to anyone. A terrific book and a must for buffs of US industrial and Western history and of railroads. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1865-1869, Ambrose, Stephen E.
3 Ambrose, Stephen E. Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1865-1869
NY: Simon & Schuster 2000 0684846098 / 9780684846095 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
First printing, with complete number line down to one as called for. SIGNED by the late historian on the half-title page (" S. E. Ambrose"); signature only, NOT inscribed to anyone. A terrific book and a must for buffs of US industrial and Western history and of railroads. Fine in Fine (price-clipped) dust jacket. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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4 Beebe, Lucius The Overland Limited
Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books 1963 First Edition Large Format Hard Cover Very Near Fine Good + 
First Printing. 157 pages. Fully illustrated with photographs and drawings in b/w. A Very Near Fine copy (PO's gift inscription penned to one of the dual title pages) in a Good or better dust jacket with some light dampstaining (does NOT transfer to the book's cloth cover) and edgewear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Billings, John D. Hard Tack and Coffee, or The Unwritten Story of Army Life
Williamstown, MA: Corner House Publishers 1990 Hard Cover Fine Very Near Fine 
Fully illustrated. The account of a footsoldier in the Union Army of The Potomac during the Civil War. A fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Boley, Henry Lexington In Old Virginia
Richmond, VA: Garrett & Massie 1936 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Good 
First printing. Illustrated with photographs; terrific photo endpapers. A near fine copy in a somewhat chipped dust jacket, still quite presentable and an uncommon title. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 Breton, Mary Joy Women Pioneers for the Environment
Ithaca NY Northeastern Univ Press 1998 1555533655 / 9781555533656 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
First printing. Hardcover, some photographs. Stories of over 40 women activists in environmental preservation. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed to the author's mentor and editor. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Breton, Mary Joy Women Pioneers for the Environment
Ithaca NY Northeastern Univ Press 1998 1555533655 / 9781555533656 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
First printing. Hardcover, some photographs. Stories of over 40 women activists in environmental preservation. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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9 Brinkley, Alan Eyes of the Nation: A Visual History of the United States
NY: Alfred A. Knopf 1997 1593730357 / 9781593730352 Hard Cover As New As New 
First edition. Spectacular narrative-in-pictures drawn from the millions of maps, prints, photographs, posters, manuscripts, motion pictures, and other treasures in the Special Collections of the Library of Congress, with text by distinguished historian Brinkley. Gorgeously illustrated in color and b/w. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Original price was $75. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10 Burk, Margaret, and Gary Hudson Final Curtain: Eternal Resting Places of Hundreds of Stars, Celebrities, Moguls, Misers & Misfits
Santa Ana, CA: Seven Locks Press 1996 0929765532 / 9780929765532 First Edition Large Format Softcover Near Fine None Issued 
First printing. Large format (9" x 6") softcover. Illustrated with photographs. A ghoulish delight. Chapters include "Deathstyles of the Rich and Famous," "Pet Cemeteries," "Body Parts," Welcome to the Afterworld, Online," "Death by Mysterious Circumstance," etc. Includes in-depth tours of such renown final resting places as the Forest Lawn Cemeteries, Eden Memorial Park, Mt. Sinai, and many others. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11 Cashman, Sean Dennis Prohibition: The Lie of the Land
NY: Free Press 1981 0029057302 / 9780029057308 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
First printing. Illustrated with photographs. A comprehensive survey of the years the United States went dry -- 1920-1933. PO's name to top of FFEP, else fine in fine dust jacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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12 Cody, William F. The Life of Buffalo Bill
NY: Indian Head Books 1991 088029650X / 9780880296502 Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Facsimile of the original first edition. Full title: The Life of Hon. William F. Cody Known As Buffalo Bill the Famous Hunter, Scout and Guide. Fine in fine dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Corboz, Andre Looking for a City in America : Down These Mean Streets a Man Must Go
David R. Godine Publisher, Incorporated 1992 0-87923-935-2 / 9780879239350 First Edition Near Fine 
First printing, softcover. Photography and essay capturing the essence of the Los Angeles cityscape. Some fading to the spine, else a fine copy. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Davis, Margaret Leslie Rivers in the Desert: William Mulholland and the Inventing of Los Angeles
NY: HarperCollins 1993 0060166983 / 9780060166984 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
First printing. Excellent history of the spectacular triumphs and devastating tragedies of the self-educated engineer. Though no stranger to controversy, Mulholland deserves this clear assessment after the politically-inspired, vitriolic, foam-at-the-mouth "fictionalization" of his character in Roman Polanski's otherwise fine 1975 film noir, "Chinatown." A fine copy in fine dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Di Maggio, Joe The Dimaggio Albums
NY: Putnam 1989 0399134875 / 9780399134876 Hard Cover As New As New Slipcase 
Hardcover, two volumes, in slipcase. A massive and magnificent set, and a must for all fans of baseball history. This set is STILL SEALED in the publisher's original shrink wrap, with its 1989 ISBN label and $100 price. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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16 Florin, Lambert Ghost Towns of the Pacific Frontier
NY: Promontory Press 1987 088394068X / 9780883940686 First Edition Thus Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
First printing. Large format (11" x 8 1/2"). Fully illustrated with b/w photographs. A fine copy in a very good dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Franco, Joseph (Joe), with Richard Hammer Hoffa's Man: The Rise and Fall of Jimmy Hoffa as Witnessed By His Strongest Arm
NY: Prentice Hall 1987 0-13-517764-2 / 9780135177648 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 
First printing. Illustrated with photographs. The stories of Hoffa's brilliance and corruption, by the last man to see him alive. Near fine copy (remaindered) in a very good or better dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Glasgow, Vaughn L. A Social History of the American Alligator: The Earth Trembles With His Thunder
NY: St. Martin's Press 1991 0312062877 / 9780312062873 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
First Printing. A Very Fine copy in Very Fine dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Griffith, Sally Foreman Home Town News: William Allen White and the Emporia Gazette
NY: Oxford University Press 1989 0195055896 / 9780195055894 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
First printing. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket with some sunning to the spine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 Harris, Joel Chandler Nights with Uncle Remus
Boston & NY: Houghton Mifflin and Company, [Ca. 1900] Decorative Cloth Good 
Early edition. Illustrated by Church, including tissue-guarded frontispiece. Marginal stain affecting the preliminary pages, some internal and external soiling. A good copy of this classic told in black dialect. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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