10 Vintage History Books

Handsome collection of ten vintage history books. Books are generally clean and tight, some wear and soil. Detailed descriptions below.






MODERN ARMS AND FREE MEN A Discussion of the Role of Science in Preserving Democracy. Bush, Vannevar Simon & Schuster Good 1949 Red cover with black & gilt ltg & decoration. 273 pgs 6'x8.5' - A look at the role science and technology played in the military struggles of the world. Book is in good condition with edgewear, soil and foxing. Front endpaper removed.

THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY, AN INTERPRETATION Laski, Harold J. Harper & Brothers Publishers Good 1940 This 6x9 278 page hardcover is bound in tan cloth boards. Spine faded, some light soil. First edition.

THE NEW AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND IT'S WORKA Young, James T. Macmillan Pub. Co., Inc. Good 1925 Hard Cover. 743 pages. Some minor underlining, binding is tight. Some light wear.

THE ROAD TO LIBERTY Hagedorn, Hermann, Illustrated by Frank Godwin, J.L.G. Ferris John C. Winston Company Good 1928 Hard Cover. Good+. 5"x8". This hard covered book has a blue cover with gilt lettering and pictures. "An American Adventure in Ten Dreams." 142 pages. Light wear and soil.

THRILLING INCIDENTS IN AMERICAN HISTORY Various International Book Company Fair 1900 This hard cover book has a maroon cover with gilt lettering on the spine of the cover. There is some water damage to the cover, foxing to the foredge, wear, soil, insect holes in the rear hinge, faded spine. The most striking and remarkable events of the Revolution, the French War, The Tripolitan War, The Indian Wars, The Second War With Great Britain and the Mexican War. Black and white illustrations throughout the book. 600 pages

DEFENSELESS AMERICA Maxim, Hudson Hearst's International Library Company Good 1915 Brown 5"x7.5" hardcover with 318 pages. pro military and pro WWI involvement. illustrated with black & white maps and diagrams. Book is in good condition with tanned pages, wear, and soil.

MODERN TIMES IN EUROPE Schapiro, J. Salwyn Houghton Mifflin Company Good 1926 This 5.5"x8" ANTIQUE, HARD COVER BOOK has a red cover with gilt lettering on the spine of the cover. The owner's name is written on the inside. A world history book about modern Europe illustrated with black and white maps and drawing illustrations throughout the book. 518 pages.

History of World War II Miller, Francis Trevelyan Universal Book and Bible House Good 1945 A history of WWII with war photos, official records and maps. Book is in good condition with gift inscription, darkened spine, cover soil and light edgewear. 966 pages, 6.5 x 9.

REAR ADMIRAL BYRD AND THE POLAR EXPEDITION Foster, Coram A.L. Burt Company Good 1930 5 x 8. This book has a red cover with black lettering. This is a book about Rear Admiral Byrd, it is an account of his life and achievements as a pilot. He was the first to fly the Atlantic, in the Spirit of St. Louis. Photo of Rear Admiral Byrd on frontis piece. 256 pages. Book is in good condition with edgewear, tanned pages, wear and soil.

New Viewpoints in American History Schlesinger, Arthur Meier The MacMillan Company Good 1922 This 5.5 x 8.5 hardcover has 299 pages. There is the owner's name on the front innerboard and endpaper, tanned pages, some markings, faded spine, wear and soil. A comprehension of the United States of to-day, an understanding of the rise and progress of the forces which have made it what it is, demands that we should rework our history from the new points of view afford bu the present.