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A DICTIONARY OF BOOKS RELATING TO AMERICA FROM ITS DISCOVERY TO THE PRESENT TIME.  2 VOLUME SET CONTAINING THE ORIGINAL 29 VOLUMES., Sabin, Joseph.
A DICTIONARY OF BOOKS RELATING TO AMERICA FROM ITS DISCOVERY TO THE PRESENT TIME. 2 VOLUME SET CONTAINING THE ORIGINAL 29 VOLUMES.
Sabin, Joseph.
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ADDRESSES AND MESSAGES OF FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT.  COMPILED FROM OFFICIAL SOURCES, INTENDED TO PRESENT THE CHRONOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE FOREIGN POLICY OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE GOOD NEIGHBOR POLICY IN 1933, INCLUDING..., Roosevelt, Franklin D.
ADDRESSES AND MESSAGES OF FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT. COMPILED FROM OFFICIAL SOURCES, INTENDED TO PRESENT THE CHRONOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE FOREIGN POLICY OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE GOOD NEIGHBOR POLICY IN 1933, INCLUDING...
Roosevelt, Franklin D.
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OFFICE HI-JINKS.  A GALLERY OF FUN 'FROM 9 TO 5' BY AMERICA'S MOST POPULAR CARTOONIST., Hatlo, Jimmy.
OFFICE HI-JINKS. A GALLERY OF FUN 'FROM 9 TO 5' BY AMERICA'S MOST POPULAR CARTOONIST.
Hatlo, Jimmy.
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A WORLD IN FLAMES, 1944-1945.  A PORTRAIT OF WAR: PART TWO., Malone, Richard S.
A WORLD IN FLAMES, 1944-1945. A PORTRAIT OF WAR: PART TWO.
Malone, Richard S.
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DOCUMENTS ON CANADIAN EXTERNAL RELATIONS VOLUME 9  1942-1943.  DOCUMENTS RELATIFS AUX RELATIONS EXTERIEURES DU CANADA., Hilliker, John F., editor.
DOCUMENTS ON CANADIAN EXTERNAL RELATIONS VOLUME 9 1942-1943. DOCUMENTS RELATIFS AUX RELATIONS EXTERIEURES DU CANADA.
Hilliker, John F., editor.
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DRAGONLANCE: FIFTH AGE.  DRAGONS OF A NEW AGE TRILOGY - BOOK ONE: THE DAWINING OF A NEW AGE.  BOOK TWO: THE DAY OF THE TEMPEST.  BOOK THREE: THE EVE OF THE MAELSTROM.  3 VOLUME SET., Rabe, Jean.
DRAGONLANCE: FIFTH AGE. DRAGONS OF A NEW AGE TRILOGY - BOOK ONE: THE DAWINING OF A NEW AGE. BOOK TWO: THE DAY OF THE TEMPEST. BOOK THREE: THE EVE OF THE MAELSTROM. 3 VOLUME SET.
Rabe, Jean.
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MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT., Dickens, Charles.
MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT.
Dickens, Charles.
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THE CHURCH IN THE FRENCH ERA: FROM COLONIZATION TO THE BRITISH CONQUEST., Walsh, H.H.  Foreword by John Webster Grant.
THE CHURCH IN THE FRENCH ERA: FROM COLONIZATION TO THE BRITISH CONQUEST.
Walsh, H.H. Foreword by John Webster Grant.
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A POST-WAR PLAN AND PROGRAM FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA., Delano, Frederic A.; Merriam, Charles E.; Yantis, George F.  National Resources Planning Board.
A POST-WAR PLAN AND PROGRAM FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
Delano, Frederic A.; Merriam, Charles E.; Yantis, George F. National Resources Planning Board.
20.00 USD
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METEOROLOGY.  PARTS 1-2., I.C.S. Staff.
METEOROLOGY. PARTS 1-2.
I.C.S. Staff.
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THE RELATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE CANADIAN REBELLION OF 1837-1839., Tiffany, Orrin Edward.
THE RELATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE CANADIAN REBELLION OF 1837-1839.
Tiffany, Orrin Edward.
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THE GALTS: A CANADIAN ODYSSEY.  VOLUME 2:  ALEXANDER TILLOCH GALT 1817-1893, ELLIOTT TORRANCE GALT 1850-1928., Timothy, H.B.  (Hamilton Baird Timothy.)
THE GALTS: A CANADIAN ODYSSEY. VOLUME 2: ALEXANDER TILLOCH GALT 1817-1893, ELLIOTT TORRANCE GALT 1850-1928.
Timothy, H.B. (Hamilton Baird Timothy.)
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Hutchison, Don, ed. (Garfield Reeves-Stevens, Steve Rasnic Tem, Tanya Huff, Robert Bloch, Galad Elflandsson, Karen Wehrstein, Terence M. Green, Nancy Kirkpatrick, Lucy Taylor, Andrew Weiner, Edo Van Belkom, Shirley Meier, Charles De Lint, et al.)
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THE SECRET LIVES OF ELVES & FAERIES.  FROM THE PRIVATE JOURNAL OF THE REV. ROBERT KIRK., Matthews, John.  (Robert Kirk.)
THE SECRET LIVES OF ELVES & FAERIES. FROM THE PRIVATE JOURNAL OF THE REV. ROBERT KIRK.
Matthews, John. (Robert Kirk.)
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A CLUTCH OF VAMPIRES:  THESE BEING AMONG THE BEST FROM HISTORY AND LITERATURE., McNally, Raymond T.  (Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Maontague Summers, Lawrence Durrell, Robert Bloch, Stephen Grendon, Richard Matheson, Bram Stoker, John Polidor, et al.)
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THE SATANIC MILL., Preussler, Otfried.  Translated by Anthea Bell.
THE SATANIC MILL.
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TWO TALES.  RIP VAN WINKLE AND THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW., Irving, Washington.  Introduction by Alexander Eliot.
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IRISH GHOSTS., Dunne, John J.
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GHOSTS IN THE MIDDLE AGES:  THE LIVING AND THE DEAD IN MEDIEVAL SOCIETY., Schmitt, Jean-Claude.  Translated by Teresa Lavender Fagan.
GHOSTS IN THE MIDDLE AGES: THE LIVING AND THE DEAD IN MEDIEVAL SOCIETY.
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CATWITCH., Tuttle, Lisa.
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