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Undaunted: Long-Distance Flyers in the Golden Age of Aviation

By: Dunmore, Spencer

Price: $39.75

Publisher: Toronto, CAN, McClelland & Stewart Ltd:

Our Product Number: 605227

ISBN: 0771029373

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2004. First Edition


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Gray cloth boards and spine imprinted in silver with title and author. Fullnumber line 1 2 3 4 5. 336 pages. It was a dangerous game - but for a resolute few the lure was irresistible. When in 1904 the Wright brothers stayed aloft for more than five minutes, nobody paid them much attention. But over the next couple of decades, beginning with flyers like Bleriot, Farman, Roe, Quimby, and Rogers, aviators began to push the l... View more info

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The War of the World: Twentieth-Century Conflict and the Descent of the West

By: Ferguson, Niall

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Press:

Our Product Number: 608727

ISBN: 1594201005

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2006. First Edition


Niall Fergusson's most important book to date-a revolutionary reinterpretation of the modern era that resolves its central paradox: why unprecedented progress coincided with unprecedented violence and why the seeming triumph of the West bore the seeds of its undoing. From the conflicts that presaged the First World War to the aftershocks of the cold war, the twentieth century was by far the bloodiest in all of human history. How can we explain the astonishing scale and i... View more info

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The Crimean War: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

By: Grehan, John; Mace, Martin

Price: $8.20

Publisher: Pen and Sword Books Ltd.:

Our Product Number: 607597

ISBN: 1781593833

Condition: Very Good. Trade Paperback. Bend to front cover. 2014


195 pages. Images of War View more info

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Captain John Smith: Jamestown and the Birth of the American Dream

By: Hoobler, Thomas:Hoobler, Dorothy

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Wiley:

Our Product Number: 605518

ISBN: 0470128208

Condition: Fine. Trade Paperback. 2007


288 pages. "America was the place Smith had dreamed of his whole life.There, his character, determination, and ambition had propelled him to the top of society. He spent the rest of his life trying to return. Though he failed, he pointed the way for others, who were drawn by the dream that opportunity was here for anyone who dared seize it . . . Smith founded more than a colony. He gave birth to the American dream." --from Captain John Smith Captain John Smith te... View more info