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Image for CONFRONTING THE COLOUR LINE The Broken promise of the Civil Rights Movement in Chicago

CONFRONTING THE COLOUR LINE The Broken promise of the Civil Rights Movement in Chicago

By: ANDERSON , Alan B , PICKERING , George W ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, / London, The UNIVERSITY of GEORGIA Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119350


Larger format P/b 1986 1st ed.University of Georgia Press.The Broken promise of the Civil Rights Movement in Chicago. 515pp. illustrated 29 b/w plates.A Anderson & G Pickering.[CCO Chicago Freedom Movement] Intro with How this book is organised & Why , Maps, Abbrevs; ackns; set in 3 parts; - The Making of an Issue / The Pursuit of the Issue / The Deepening of the Issue.[ pink/grey P/b Reference/Learning reading copy as numerous [say 1/4 of book] ink line annotaion to the... View more info

THE DISCOVERY OF KING ARTHUR

By: ASHE , GEOFFREY

Price: £8.50

Publisher: LONDON : DEBRETT'S PEERAGE 1985 1st Edtn:

Seller ID: 607


240x160mm approx.White boards with maroon cloth quarter binding and gilt lettering to spine.226pp. 37b/w photo. illust. 4 maps and other diag. in text. With an appendix, notes and bibliography this is a work by an historian who has previous published works on Arthurian Britain and a contributor to many scholarly journals. He was also chairman of Debrett's Arthurian Committee, which was set up to further this research. The book has the name of the previous owner in ink on... View more info

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ENGLISH MIDWIVES Their History & Prospects FACSIMILIE of 1872 edition

By: AVELING , James Hobson , MD , THORNTON , John L , FLA ,Consultant to London Hospitals

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, HUGH K ELLIOTT Ltd: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 119210


H/b VG. 1967 Ist ed thus - FACSIMILE of 1872 ed.The world of the Midwives by JH Aveling MD.Intro, Select Biblio; of Midwifery & Biographical sketch of author with List of his Writings and b/w in line Portrait by JL Thornton FLA.Consultant to London Hospitals." to arouse interest - to show what misery arises from ignorance - to gain sympathy & advice ...."[ mid brown boards+ black titles , no inscsps , no annotation, tight binding, internally Fine] cover light ma... View more info

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FROM THE LAND of LOST CONTENT , The DALAI LAMA'S FIGHT for TIBET

By: BARBER , NOEL ,

Price: £3.95

Publisher: London, Collins: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121104


VG+ H/b in Good D/j.1st ed.1969. This book may well be the last book to describe Tibet of old before 10 yrs Chinese oppression: still continuing today. World renouned author & journalist N Barber [ Sinister Twilight / The Fall of Singapore/Seven Days of Freedom- the Hungary Uprising etc] A vivid Factual account of the armed resistance in Lhasa [ eye witness accounts ]. Map of the Dalai Lama's escape route to India & Maps to end papers show the Plain of Lhasa with mentio... View more info

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CRY THE CURSED LAND [ Ireland's Holocaust ]

By: BYRNE , Louie ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Luton, Premier Books: 1994

Edition: 1st Editon

Seller ID: 120118


H/b, D/j, FINE/VG+.The Great Hunger 1845 - 1850. Route Map of the travels of Phelm Griffin during this time.Millions of Irish men, women & children" died in what can only be described as ethnic cleansing.most of the incidents are authentic but given fictitious names as no individuals were ever recorded.Onlt satistical records preserve them..." 398pp.Irish author L Byrne.[ book & Dust Jacket no notable defects , no inscps, D/j price clipped.] Please see our act... View more info

Image for INTO THE DIASPORA WILDERNESS Goa's Untold Migration Stories from the British Empire to the New World

INTO THE DIASPORA WILDERNESS Goa's Untold Migration Stories from the British Empire to the New World

By: CARVALHO , Selma ,

Price: £39.00

Publisher: GOA , INDIA, Goa 1556 Trust / Broadway Publishing House: 2010

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 122689


SIGNED Copy.VG+ P/b.East Asian History.Struggling migrants.A Story that traverses the globe.The Goa migration experience across continents & cultures.[ Signed by author to title page in name only ; no other inscsp. Internally Fine throughout. tight binding.] wrinkling creases to top area of spine only.very mild edgewear.clean & bright. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for SHADRACH MINKINS From Fugitive Slave to Citizen  FACTUAL

SHADRACH MINKINS From Fugitive Slave to Citizen FACTUAL

By: COLLISON , GARY

Price: £14.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE, HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1997

Seller ID: 780


Hard Cover , Dust Jacket , Fine/Fine , 1st edition , illustrated , 249pps , [ Slavery / History 1850's ] Blue paper boards with black cloth quarter binding , illus with 19 mono illus - On 15th Feb 1851 Shadrach Minkins was serving breakfast at a coffee house in Boston when he was arrested and became the first runaway slave under the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law to be aprehended. The book offers a rare and engrossing picture of the life of an ordinary black man in nineteent... View more info

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VETERANS The Last Survivors of The Great War [ WW1 ]

By: EMDEN , Richard Van ,WW1 Specialist , HUMPHRIES , Steve , Director, Producer

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Barnsley, LEO Coopper: 1998

Seller ID: 120157


Large h/b D/j FINE/VG+.208pp.Profusely illustrated photographic b/w plates.[ Eye witness accounts ;- many talking openly for the first time of their experiences ; heartbreaking - funny & perceptive ... [Joining up / leaving home / trench life / Battle of the Somme / wounded / death / long term recovery / women Home Front / prisoners / victory / Armistice etc] Loos, Somme, Passchendaele.[ black cloth+gilt to book Fine no notable defects, no inscsp] Dust Jacket price clip... View more info

Image for BLACK POWER / WHITE CONTROL The Struggle of the Woodlawn Organization in Chicago  [Eye Witness Account]

BLACK POWER / WHITE CONTROL The Struggle of the Woodlawn Organization in Chicago [Eye Witness Account]

By: FISH , John Hall , Active Participant & Teacher

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Princetown, USA, PRINCETOWN UNIVERSITY Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119380


H/b Dust Jacket VG+/VG.1st ed.358pp.Eye-witnes account by a Teacher & active participant [ TWO] John Hall Fish.Injustice - Demonstration in Chicago [ governmnet & politics]." Slums Must Go" [humanities] class & race.Important social History.Tables/ Preface/ Intro;/ Biblio;/ 6 chpts. [ the struggle s/ uses of conflict/ limits / attempt to control & control public Schools/ etc.[ black cloth white & red titles to book near Fine no notable defects, No inscp. tight bi... View more info

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THE KATYN COVER-UP [ WW2 Katyn Mass Murder of Polish Officers & Intellectuals]

By: FITZGIBBON , Louis , Awarded Polish Gold Crest of Merit & Officer's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, TOM STACEY Ltd: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119362


FINE H/b. VG D/j.1st. [ War Crimes ] Attempting tofind the truth behind the world's most horrific Unjudged mass-murder & searing indiitment of world powers involved in a massive cover-up. 1943 German soldiers uncovered a crime - the "missing Polish officers" all with a single bullet wound to the back of the head & hands tied behind their backs - all with the same exact amount of cord..Compiled by L FitzGibbon Awarded Polish Gold Crest of Merit & Officer's Cross o... View more info

Image for MARTYRS AND FIGHTERS The Epic of the Warsaw Ghetto - A History of War in the Warsaw Ghetto from Documents & Diaries

MARTYRS AND FIGHTERS The Epic of the Warsaw Ghetto - A History of War in the Warsaw Ghetto from Documents & Diaries

By: FRIEDMAN , Philip

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119741


H/b , Dust Jacket, VG/VG. 1st ed. 326pp.An Important Epic work gathered from Documents & Diaries.edited by P Friedman.-a warning from history -Horror , brutality of medieval times , madness & murder - the last phase of ghetto 1,ooo's men women children burned alive. A Serious work not sensational - simply the facts as they occurred. an account of appalling inhumanity. Preface, Abbrevs; Table of line illus; Biblio; 15 chpts. index. [ sheds new light / an important contri... View more info

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The OTHER SIDE of PSYCHIATRIC CARE

By: GARLAND , Margaret , BA RMN [ Chichester Mental Hospital Ward Sister ]

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, The Macmillan Press Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 122671


SIGNED Copy.VG+ Laminated P/b.1st ed..line illustrated by G Simmonds ARCA. Hospital Aftercare, Diagnosis & treatments of all concerned the patients, staff & relatives.145pp. " An important, but very readable, analysis of the non- medical aspects of caring for people who are mentally ill. M Garland believes strongly in the value of helping people to understand on e another .. " [ book starting to fox tan , tight binding, Signed & inscribed by the Author, no other... View more info

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FIRE UNDER THE SNOW TESTIMONY OF A TIBETAN PRISONER

By: GYATSO, PALDEN

Price: £4.50

Publisher: LONDON, HARVILL PRESS: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8793


FINE in VG+ D/j. -book as new.1st ed.Palden Gyatso - born 1933 - became a monk & Survived 33 years imprisonment - escaped Chinese occupied Tibet in 1992. In 1955 he gave evidence at the UN Commission on Human Rights, Geneva - he had hidden & kept the the instruments that were used to torture. This powerful text is irrefutable testimony to the appalling suffering of the Tibetan nation at the hands of the Chinese illustrated 2 Maps & 11 b/w photographic plates. 232pp.Bio... View more info

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CHRISTOPHER and HIS FATHER

By: HABE, Hans , Editor, Jounalist & Author

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, George G HARRAP & Co Ltd: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 120307


1st ed.FINE/VG.319pp.Hans Habe, Editor, Jounalist & Author [The Mission; Hitler's infamous pre-war attempt to sell off German Jews / Countess Tarnovska / A Thousand Shall Fall...etc] Born Budapest - Hans Habe is one of Europe's most successful & widely read novelists ,his books have been translated into 18 languages.This book was the centre of huge controversy in Germany in 1966.The conflict between generations in the context of modern Germany - every young German plays ... View more info

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JULE

By: HENDERSON , George Wylie ,

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, W H ALLEN: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 122398


Small slim Good+ H/b in Poor+ d/j.1st U.K.ed.1948.[ Copyright 1946] " You got to be somebody, son ... " essentially the theme of this novel; the story of the deep-country Negro boy who wanted to amount to something..[ Harlem underworld ] " The author, GW Henderson, is a Negro who writes with highly individual artistry about Negroes as responsible human beings - Jules is such a character " " A novel of Power & poignancy, by turns tender, terrible & humerous; and always v... View more info

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THE FATAL SHORE A History of the Transportation of Convicts to Australia 1787 - 1868

By: HUGHES , Robert ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, COLLINS HARVILL: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122778


FINE H/B FINE D/J. Author, R Hughes, draws on a wealth of documents , private & official, never before consulted .... vivid testimony... 160,000 men, women & children... This is history on an epic scale [ Thick format 688pp] Told with immense energy & panache, it follows convict transportation from Georgian Britain [ grim prison hulks / penal system / human cargoes aboard ships / their treatment etc] red cloth gilt titles, No inscsp. book as new. Dust Jacket not price ... View more info

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AMERICAN PRISONERS OF WAR at DARTMOOR WAR DEPOT 1813 - 1815 [ Dartmoor Prison ]

By: JAMES , Trevor , Worked at Dartmoor Prison for 10 Years

Price: £4.00

Publisher: DEVON, Orchard Publications: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122999


FINE P/b.1st ed.1st print.b/w illust.b/w & colour plates,.Dartmoor Prison ,Princetown , Devon.It is doubtful whether this prison would have been built had it not been for the fact that in 1772 a road for wheel traffic was allowed across the Moor.The war in 1803 gave opportunity to save this village by building a prison to hold the prisoners of war.The bleak prison of bitter moorland cold and wet at mercy of bad elements.Against this brief history there came the American ... View more info

THE MYSTERY OF KING ARTHUR

By: JENKINS ,ELIZABETH

Price: £9.50

Publisher: LONDON : MICHAEL O'MARA BOOKS 1990:

Seller ID: 579


255x195mm approx.Dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. 224pp.Profusely illustrated with colour and b/w plates and photographs incl illust by Beardsley William Morris Gustave Dore and Edward Burne-Jones. Book has name of previous owner on ffep otherwise fine in like (non p/c) D/J. View more info

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LEGENDS OF VANCOUVER illustrated edition

By: JOHNSON , E PAULINE , [TEKAHIONWAKE]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: TORONTO, Canada, MCCLELLAND & STEWART: 1926

Seller ID: 2943


1926.Soft calf LEATHER- tan suede, laid-on card boards, illus Chef head , illus end-papers,illustrated by J E H MacDonald Frontis- tissue guard,portrait of author.These purely Canadian legends were mainly told by the great late Chief Joe Capilana,in the Chinook tongue,to the author, 1906, when he visited England and was received by the King and Queen. E P Johnson was the daughter of the late Chief Johnson [ Onwanonsyshon],of the renouned Mohawk Tribe.she died in Vancou... View more info

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THE ORANGE ORDER A Tradition Betrayed

By: KENNAWAY , Rev.Brian , Senior Member Orange Order over 40 years

Price: £19.95

Publisher: London, METHUEN Publishing Ltd: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121639


FINE H/b as new in near Fine D/j .No inscsp." A bleakly honest & shocking account of how a great institution was led into a moral & political wilderness by fools & knaves " a Work of great & detailed scholarship" impassioned but lucid " The Reverend B Kennaway has for years been one of Orangeism's most senior & outspoken members, only leaving the Order's Education Committee when he felt that the internal loyalty & short-term political gain had become more... View more info