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A History of the Bahamas, Craton, Michael
1 Craton, Michael A History of the Bahamas
London Collins 1963 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Map endpapers. Dust and book in excellent condition. Dust in mylar protective cover. Michael Craton, who died in September 2016, was an English/Canadian historian who made a major contribution to the historiography of the English-speaking Caribbean. He was born in London in 1931, and educated at Christ's Hospital in Horsham, West Sussex, and at University College London, where he graduated with a B.A. in History in 1955. He spent six years after graduation teaching at the Government High School in Nassau, The Bahamas, before emigrating to Canada in 1963, obtaining his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees at McMaster University in Ontario. The earliest arrival of humans in the islands now known as The Bahamas was in the first millennium AD. The first inhabitants of the islands were the Lucayans, an Arawakan-speaking Taino people, who arrived between about 500 and 800 AD from other islands of the Caribbean. Recorded history began on 12 October 1492, when Christopher Columbus landed on the island of Guanahani, which he renamed San Salvador Island on his first voyage to the New World. The earliest permanent European settlement was in 1648 on Eleuthera. During the 18th century slave trade, many Africans were brought to the Bahamas as slaves to work for free. Their descendants now constitute 85% of the Bahamian population. The Bahamas gained independence from the United Kingdom on July 10, 1973. ; Photographs, Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 319 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Rules of Discipline of Indiana Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, Friends, Society Of
2 Friends, Society Of Rules of Discipline of Indiana Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
Richmond, Ind. Society Of Friends 1869 Revised Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gold print. Some spots. Contents very clean. Inscribed by former owner Rachel Baylies from Independence Kansas and with folded letter from her mother lamenting not being able to come to see Rachel when she had the measels. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. This is a revision of the first printed in 1869, Rare. 
Price: 49.97 USD
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Martin Fierro "El Gaucho Martín Fierro", Heranandez, Jose
3 Heranandez, Jose Martin Fierro "El Gaucho Martín Fierro"
Buenos Aires, Argentina Ediciones Argentinas S.R.L. 1976 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued Illustrated by Tomas Ditaranto 
Very rare printing. Tapas Wood (mulberry wood) cover with leather backstrap. Very small chip to wood at bottom edge of cover. Hardly noticable. The cover is high gloss with goucho sitting and playing guitar. "Martín Fierro, also known as El Gaucho Martín Fierro, is a 2,316-line epic poem by the Argentine writer José Hernández. The poem was originally published in two parts, El Gaucho Martín Fierro (1872) and La Vuelta de Martín Fierro (1879). The poem supplied a historical link to the gauchos' contribution to the national development of Argentina, for the gaucho had played a major role in Argentina's independence from Spain.The poem, written in a Spanish that evokes rural Argentina, is widely seen as the pinnacle of the genre of "gauchesque" poetry (poems centered on the life of the gaucho, written in a style that evokes the rural Argentine ballads known as payadas) and a touchstone of Argentine national identity. It has appeared in literally hundreds of editions and has been translated into over 70 languages. Beautiful prints inside book. Rare.; Illustrations, Prints; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 311 pages 
Price: 369.97 USD
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Eesti Iseseisvuse Sund (Vol 1-4) (Estonian Independence forced), Laaman, Ed
4 Laaman, Ed Eesti Iseseisvuse Sund (Vol 1-4) (Estonian Independence forced)
Tallinn, Estonia A. S. Barnes and Company 1990 3rd Edition Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Four volume set written in Estonian. Many illustrations and photographs . Clean books. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 24.97 USD
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Eestluse Elujoud, Loorits, Oskar
5 Loorits, Oskar Eestluse Elujoud
Tallinn, Estonia Kirjastus Torvik 1951 1st Edition Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Looks new. "translates as Childrens early letter of independence, Patriotism viable". Rare. ; Iseseisvuslaste Kirjavara 5; Illustrated; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 107 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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6 Rattermann, H. A.; Tolzmann, Don Heinrich A German Regiment Among the French Auxiliary Troops of the American Revolutionary War H. A. Rattermann's History
Clearfield Co 1999 0806349107 / 9780806349107 Various Paperback Fine with no dust jacket 
Green booklet looks new. Very clean contents. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.While it is widely known that German soldiers from Hesse (Hessians) fought on the British side of the American Revolution, it is less well known that among our French allied forces were a number of German units. For example, more than half of the 300 men recruited in France by Lafayette in 1779 hailed from Alsace-Lorraine and southwestern Germany. According to one authority, it is possible that the German enrollment in the French cause may have equaled the figure of 30,000 ascribed to Germans among the British forces. One such unit of German soldiers was the Royal German Regiment Zweibrucken, or Deux-Ponts, led by Prince Christian von Zweibrucken. The Royal German Regiment Zweibrucken is the focal point of this publication, which is based upon a heretofore unpublished manuscript by H.A. Rattermann found among the papers in the Rattermann Collection at the University of Illinois-Urbana by the noted German-American authority, Don Heinrich Tolzmann, who also edited the manuscript for publication. Rattermann's account follows Prince Zweibrucken and his charges from April 15, 1780, when they sailed for America. After landing in Newport, Rhode Island on July 11, Zweibrucken's unit encamped at various places in New England. During the spring and summer of the following year, Deux-Ponts was instrumental in launching feint attacks against British General Henry Clinton's forces in New York, while a large American army was beginning to amass against Cornwallis in Virginia. The German unit eventually arrived in Williamsburg on September 26, 1781, and from October 14-17, contributed to the U.S. victory at Yorktown--ironically by fighting directly opposite Hessian forces. Augmenting the account of Prince Zweibrucken's auxiliary forces are an extensive bibliography devoted to the German role in the Revolution, an itemization of a handful of other German allied units, and a clarifying Introduction and Conclusion on the German and German-American presence in this great conflict. Dr. Tolzmann has made a valuable contribution to the literature of the American War for Independence by bringing this manuscript to the light of day. Scarce. ; 0.3 x 8.2 x 5.3 Inches; 60 pages 
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The Virginia Continental Line  (Author Signed), Sellers, John R.
7 Sellers, John R. The Virginia Continental Line (Author Signed)
Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission, Williamsburg 1978 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed bookplate inside along with former owner bookplate. Rare. Now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 84 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 34.97 USD
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The Mind Benders  Gradual Revolution and Scottish Independence, Stuart, James Gibb
8 Stuart, James Gibb The Mind Benders Gradual Revolution and Scottish Independence
Scotland Stuart Titles Ltd 1978 0853352321 / 9780853352327 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author 1983. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. James Gibb Stuart is a financial author,[1] owner of Ossian Publishers, and chairman of the Scottish Pure Water Association.[2] He is known for his outspoken opposition to the European Union,[3] and for publishing a book on monetary reform, The Money Bomb, in which he advocates a complete overhaul of British currency, the pound sterling. Rare. ; Embryo Book; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 180 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 14.97 USD
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9 Various The History of Oneida County Commemorating the Bicentennial of our National Independence
New York Oneida County 1977 First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
We provide delivery tracking to all US orders. ; Photographs; 256 pages 
Price: 17.97 USD
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The War of Greek Independence, 1821-1833, W. Alison (Walter Alison) , Phillips
10 W. Alison (Walter Alison) , Phillips The War of Greek Independence, 1821-1833
Bibliolife 2009 1113224967 / 9781113224965 Reprint; First Impression Hardcover As New with No dust jacket as issued 
Hardcover reprint of the 1897 edition.Looks new. No map. Fully indexed. Rebellion of Greeks within the Ottoman Empire, a struggle which resulted in the establishment of an independent kingdom of Greece.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 446 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Where American independence began;  Quincy, its famous group of patriots; their deeds, homes, and descendants,, Wilson, D. M
11 Wilson, D. M Where American independence began; Quincy, its famous group of patriots; their deeds, homes, and descendants,
Boston, MA Houghton, Mifflin and company 1902 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gold print. House design on cover. Scarce. Riverside Press.; 289 pages 
Price: 12.97 USD
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