History Books

Vintage History Books

Sensational old History Books for sale including 150 Years of Worcester signed by Albert Southwick, Adolph Hitler, Anthology of American Negro Literature, Baylor at Independence by Lois Murray, Cambridge As It Was And Is Today by John Steegmann, Camera Eye on Idaho, 1904 vintage Civil Service Commission, Court Martial of the Bounty Mutineers, Delphian Text, German Defender by R. C. Duff, Going Great in the Lone Star State signed by June Rayfield Welch, Historic Virginia, Historical Atlas of the American West by Beck Haase, History of the Conquest of Peru by William Prescott, Houston Texas Study of Educational Unrest, Indianola signed by Brownson Malsch, Lynton and Lynmouth signed by John Travis, Map and Description of Texas, Mesopotania Yesterday Iraq Today signed, Peace War and You by Jerome Davis with letter from the author, Peerless Princess of the Plains, Stars Over Texas signed by Carolyn Adams, Texas Precinct Votes '70, Too Many Women signed by Paul Secord, United States through the Civil War by David Muzzey, Woodrow Wilson As I Know Him by Joseph Tumulty and many more.  Most of these books are vintage, out of print, some are signed.  They make magnificent gifts!

150 years of worcester 1848-1998 albert southwick signed book
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Soft covered book titled 150 YEARS OF WORCESTER: 1848-1998 Signed & inscribed by Albert B. Southwick, Chandler House Press, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1st Edition, 1998, 95 pages. The book's three chapters describe the evolving city in Southwick's words and through 85 black and white photographs. From a leader in the Industrial Revolution in the nineteenth century to its current position at the forefront of the health care industry, Worcester has changed considerable since its early years as a city. This book is in VG+ condition,  pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight.  Would make a wonderful addition to any library. ..

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$125.00  $93.75
adolf hitler nazi propaganda goebbels ww2 photographs book
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Hard covered book titled ADOLF HITLER Pictures from the Life of the Fuhrer A Chilling Tale of Propaganda As Packaged by Dr. Joseph Goebbels Reprinted from a 1936 Edition, ISBN 1582790310, 133 pages, Printed in Croatia, high quality paper, cloth bound with silver lettering.  This book is published for historical purposes. It provides the reader with a unique historical glimpse of Nazi propaganda tools utilized during 1934-1936 as the Nazi party was acquiring popularity and acceptance in pre-war Germany. It is not intended to be a glorification in any respect of the Nazi party, its members, its vile dogma or any of the heinous deeds carried out by the Nazi regime during the Second World War. Topics include: FOREWORD BY DR. JOSEPH GOEBBELS THE FUHRER'S TRAVELS BY SS GENERALMAJOR JULIUS SCHRECK THE FUHRER AND THE GERMAN PEOPLE BY DR. OTTO DIETRICH THE FUHRER AS AN ORATOR BY DR. JOSEPH GOEBBLES THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE FUHRER BY GENERAL WILHELM BRUCKNER THE ..

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$29.00  $21.75
alcatraz from inside by jim quillen book
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Soft covered book titled ALCATRAZ FROM INSIDE by Jim Quillen, 1991, 164 pages. Follow Jim Quillen from his tragic childhood into a desperate life of crime that lands him inside the nation's most notorious prison. Witness the sensational Alcatraz Riot of 1946 and the bloody escape attempt that followed. Share Mr. Quillen's compelling story of life on Alcatraz - the cruel realities and dangerous alliances - and the hard road that led him back to freedom. This book is in VG+ condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. Don't miss the opportunity to add it to your library! ..

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$8.99  $6.74
american historical review volume 95 no3 june 1990 magazine
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Soft covered magazine titled THE AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW American Historical Association Volume 95, Number 3, June 1990.Articles include: THE LONGEST RUN: PUBLIC ENGINEERS & PLANNING IN FRANCE ENERGY, POWER, & PERCEPTIONS OF SOCIAL CHANGE IN THE EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY RECENT TRENDS IN THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY KNOWING THINGS INSIDE OUT: THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION FROM A MEDIEVAL PERSPECTIVE RULE BY SENTIMENT: ALEXANDER II'S JOURNEYS THROUGH THE RUSSIAN EMPIREThis magazine is in VG condition,  pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. A must have for any historical library!..

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$9.00  $6.75
american junior colleges jesse bogue vintage book
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Hard covered book titled AMERICAN JUNIOR COLLEGES, Fourth Edition, 1956, Edited by Jesse Bogue, 584 pages. This book is divided into two parts: Part I. History & Present Status of Junior College Education, Part II. Institutional Exhibits. Some of the topics include: Types of Junior Colleges, Development of the Junior College Movement, The Legal Status of American Public Junior Colleges, The Accreditation of Junior Colleges, Present Trends in Junior colleges, Regional Accrediting Agencies and Their Standards, A Word About Accreditation, Appendixes, Indexes, Lists of Tables. This book is in Good condition, pages intact, and the binding is tight. The pages are yellowed from age. Foxing present on some pages. Former book of the counselor's office at Burbank Junior High School is stamped on the outer page edges and inside front cover. The cover is scuffed and lightly soiled. Don't miss the op..

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$12.00  $9.00
anthology of american negro literature sylvestre watkins vintage book
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Hard covered book titled ANTHOLOGY OF AMERICAN NEGRO LITERATURE, edited by Sylvestre Watkins, 1944, 481 pages, cloth bound. The topics include: SHORT STORIES ESSAYS AUTOBIOGRAPHIES BIOGRAPHIES This vintage book is in VG condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. A previous owner's name plate inside front cover. Don't miss the opportunity to add it to your Americana library! ..

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$69.00  $51.75
banned book censorship in the schools donald rogers book
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Hard covered book titled BANNED! BOOK CENSORSHIP IN THE SCHOOLS by Donald Rogers, 1988, 119 pages. This book describes dramatic school book battles that have occurred in the 1970s and 80s. All these disputes have involved courtroom clashes. For Americans who are concerned about the meaning of the First Amendment, the decisions make important reading! This book is in VG condition. Pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. It was a former library book and is stamped one the back page, outer page edges, and has library stickers on the front cover and on the cover page, along with a card holder. ..

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$12.00  $9.00
baylor at independence by lois murray texas history book
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Hard covered book titled BAYLOR AT INDEPENDENCE by Lois Smith Murray, 1972, Baylor University Press, Waco, Texas, 421 pages.The Republic of Texas was less than ten years old when the frontier territory's Southern Baptists resolutely resolved to create a university "to meet the needs of all the ages to come." This book is the first official in-depth history, covering the crucial and turbulent 1845-1886 era of the university's career at its birthplace. It is the detailed understanding but unvarnished story of Baylor's years at Independence. The wealth of illustrations includes Tom Lea's portrayal of Judge R.E. B. Baylor, and famed typographer Carl Hertzog served as a special consultant in the book's production. This book is in VG+ condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. Don't miss the opportunity to add it to your library! A must have for any Baylor Alumni!!..

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$25.00  $18.75
black and conservative george schuyler civil rights vintage book
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Hard covered book titled BLACK AND CONSERVATIVE The Autobiography of George S. Schuyler 1966, 362 pages.In telling the story of his life, private and professional, George Schuyler give us frank insights into the world of a Negro journalist who refuses to cater to the myths and prejudices of either side in the tangled area of race relations. A stern realist, he excoriates the civil-rights agitators who would divide the country and increase resentment and hatred. An avowed conservative, he dedicates himself to preserving America's blessings.This book unfolds the author's unremitting struggle, inside, and outside the Negro community, against the Communist conspiracy. His journalistic involvement include many of the great dramas of the troubled ear: the Scottsboro case, the Nazi-Soviet pact, the Moscow purges, the Cold War, and March on Washington.This vintage book is in VG+ condition,  the pages are clean and intact, and the binding is tight.  Don't miss the opportunity..

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$10.99  $8.24
black skin white mask fanon twelve years slave northup 2 books
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Soft covered books titled BLACK SKIN, WHITE MASKS by Frantz Fanon, 1968, 232 pages, a former library book, and the second book is titled  TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE by Solomon Northup, 1988, 273 pages.These books are in Good condition, pages intact, and the bindings are tight.  Underlining on a few pages of Black Skin, White Masks and pen marks on the cover, which is chipped at the edges.  Would make a great addition to your African American black history library!..

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$19.00  $14.25
book of millennium records norris mcwhirter historical book
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Hard covered book titled BOOK OF MILLENNIUM RECORDS by Norris McWhirter, 1999, 256 pages. This is a fascinating look back at the historical milestones of the last 2,000 years. Subjects include: Everyday life The Arts Science Medicine and Health Politics and Government Building and Engineering Transport, War & Weapons Communications and the Media Sports & Leisure. It is in VG condition.  are clean and intact, and the binding is tight. There is an inscription to the previous owner written inside the front cover. ..

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$9.99  $7.49
boston university a pictorial commentary by steve dunwell history book
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Hard covered book titled BOSTON UNIVERSITY, A PICTORIAL COMMENTARY. Photographs by Steve Dunwell, Preface by Robert Bruce, 1989, 144 pages. This volume brings together the keen focus of a photographer and the personal reflections of a Pulitzer Prize winning historian whose perspective spans several decades as a student, teacher, writer, and member of the Boston University community. It is an inspiring record that captures a great university at a high point in its history. It is in VG+ condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. The dust jacket has a few small minor tears on the edges. Don't miss the opportunity to add this elegant book to your library!..

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$9.00  $6.75