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One Summer: America 1927

By: Bill Bryson

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Doubleday: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04442

ISBN: 0385608284

Condition: Very Good


In this hugely entertaining book, Bill Bryson spins a story of brawling adventure, reckless optimism and delirious energy. Bryson rolls out an unforgettable cast of vivid and eccentric personalities to bring to life a forgotten summer when America came of age, took centre stage and changed the world forever. There is light creasing to the corners of the d/w . View more info

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Crestwood Hills: The Chronicle of a Modern Utopia

By: Buckner, Cory

Price: £18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Angel City Press: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03016

ISBN: 1626400245

Condition: Very Good


In these pages, Cory Buckner shares the fascinating story of Crestwood Hills, displays defining photographs of many of the houses that has survived, and artfully demonstrates how idealism and modernist design merged at mid-century to create American architectural landmarks in Los Angeles. A good , clean tight copy. View more info

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Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82

By: Fenn, Elizabeth A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Hill and Wang: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03068

ISBN: 0809078201

Condition: Very Good


Elizabeth Fenn, is the first historian to reveal how deeply 'Variola ( smallpox ) affected the outcome of the War of Independence, and why it caused a continental epidemic, affecting the lives of virtually everyone in North America from Florida to Alaska. The text block has a slight lean, but is overall a nice clean tight copy. View more info

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Norman Mailer: A Double Life

By: J. Michael Lennon

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Simon & Schuster: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04351

ISBN: 184737672X

Condition: Very Good


Norman Mailer was one of the giants of American letters, an international literary colossus, and one of the most celebrated public figures of his time. This biography gives us the man in full, a remarkable and unique figure in the context of his times. There is a water stain on the inside of the D/W at its base. A good clean tight copy. View more info

The Winter Soldiers

By: Ketchum Richard

Price: £16.00

Publisher: trowbridge, military book society: 1973

Edition: militery book society

Sellers ID: 01873

ISBN: 035604601X

Condition: Very Good


The book is in very good condition the d/w is slightly rubbed and worn on lower spine. George Washington and the way to independence View more info

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Wright.

By: Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks

Price: £18.00

Publisher: GmbH, Taschen: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03015

ISBN: 3822827576

Condition: Very Good


This is a lavishly illustrated book full of coloured photographs on the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright . There is a small crease to the front endpaper on the top corner. A tight clean copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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McQueen: The Biography

By: Sandford, Christopher

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, HarperCollins Entertainment: 2001

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03114

ISBN: 0002571951

Condition: Very Good


McQueen' brings life to the Hollywood icon, the enigmatic and intensely troubled King of Cool who was both admired and feared by those who knew him. This is the definitive story of the complex man behind the icon of cool. The text block has some light marking to its edges, and a slight lean on the spine, the D/J has a small tear to the rear bottom corner, it is also priced-clipped. View more info

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From log-cabin to white house: Life of James a. Garsfield.

By: Thayer M. William.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Ward, Lock ,Bowden & Co.: 0

Edition: No Publishing Date

Sellers ID: 02669

Condition: Poor


This book is about the boyhood, youth, manhood and assassination of an American President James A. Garfield. The boards have been covered in brown paper and the spine has sprung and the f.e.p are grubby. this book is not in the best of condition but is still readable. View more info