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Ancient Voyagers in the Pacific

By: Andrew Sharp

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Pelican Books: 1957

Seller ID: 000588


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Submarine Commander

By: Ben Bryant (Rear Admiral)

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Bantam: 1980

Seller ID: 000858


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The Bermuda Triangle

By: Charles Berlitz

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Doubleday & Co.: 1974

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 000519


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Woodsong

By: Gary Paulsen

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000581


Small piece torn off front flyleaf. For a rugged outdoor man and his family, life in northern Minnesota is a wild experience involving wolves, deer, and the sled dogs that make their way of life possible. Includes an account of the author's first Iditarod, a dogsled race across Alaska. View more info

Great Harry's Navy: How Henry VIII Gave England Seapower

By: Geoffrey Moorhouse

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2005

Seller ID: 001631


Henry VIII's domestic life overshadows a now almost forgotten fact: he founded what would become the Royal Navy. When Henry ascended the English throne, the country's fleet consisted of just five ships. At his death, he handed down to his son, Edward VI, a navy of more than 50 vessels. Without Henry's interest, would Elizabeth I have had the sea power to fend off the Spanish Armada? Would Drake, Hawkins, and Frobisher have been in the position to profitably raid the Span... View more info

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Project Orion: The True Story of the Atomic Spaceship

By: George Dyson

Price: $49.99

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company: 2003

Seller ID: 001665


In 1957, a small group of scientists, supported by the U.S. government, launched an attempt to build a four-thousand-ton spaceship propelled by nuclear bombs. The initial plan called for missions to Mars by 1965 and Saturn by 1970. After seven years of work, political obstacles brought the effort to a halt. The Orion team, led by the American bomb-designer Theodore B. Taylor, included the physicist Freeman Dyson, whose son George was five years old when the existence... View more info

Canals, Barges and People

By: John O'Connor

Price: $139.99

Publisher: Art and Technics: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002861


Printed paper on boards. Red cloth spine. Slight fading on spine. View more info

Pursuit

By: Ludovic Kennedy

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1984

Seller ID: 001418


In May 1941, the German battleship Bismark, then the most formidable fighting ship afloat, escaped into the Atlantic, posing a terrible threat to the convoys that kept Britain supplied. This book gives a first hand account of the pursuit and sinking of the Bismark. View more info

The Kon-Tiki Expedition

By: Thor Heyerdahl

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1963

Seller ID: 000621


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The Right Stuff

By: Tom Wolfe

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Farrar, Straus, Giroux: 1979

Seller ID: 000576


Water damage to a couple of pages. View more info

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The Science of UFOs

By: William R. Alschuler

Price: $4.99

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 2001

Seller ID: 001679


What if UFOs are real? Where could they be from, and how could they have traveled here? What advanced technology must they possess to execute the fantastic maneuvers they are routinely reported to make? Astronomer William R. Alshuler takes a fascinating look at the reported attributes of UFOs through the lens of known science and explains how they might be doing the weird and incredible things they are known to do. Along the way, he examines the possibilities... View more info