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The Expansion of Europe: A Social and Political History of the Modern World, 1415-1789 (Volumes I and II bound as one), ABBOTT, Wilbur Cortez
1 ABBOTT, Wilbur Cortez The Expansion of Europe: A Social and Political History of the Modern World, 1415-1789 (Volumes I and II bound as one)
80840 New York Henry Holt and Company 1924 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
A 1924 reprint edition of the author's hefty, comprehensive history of the expansion by European powers into the wider world. Volumes I and II combined in this single volume. With plenty of black & white illustrations, as well as maps in b&w and in color. --- In navy cloth-covered boards with faded gilt spine titling. --- Book is in fairly rough condition, with warped boards, soiled covers, with dampstains and rippling to leaves but remains intact and fully readable.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xxviii, 512, 463 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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History of Europe From the Fall of Napoleon in MDCCCXV [1815] to the Accession of Louis Napoleon in MDCCCLII [1852]. Volume IV only: June 1844 through 1852., ALISON, Sir Archibald
2 ALISON, Sir Archibald History of Europe From the Fall of Napoleon in MDCCCXV [1815] to the Accession of Louis Napoleon in MDCCCLII [1852]. Volume IV only: June 1844 through 1852.
73690 New York Harper & Brothers, Publishers 1860 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Volume 4 only in author's four volume series (Spine says Vol VIII but title page has work as Volume IV). In tan calf leather with raised bands and titling on spine in gilt on black blocks. Endpapers and text block edges marbled. Hinges good, with some abrading to the calf at the spine. Volume has been exposed to dampness, interior pages are rippled but with no apparent dampstains. Prev. owner's bookplate at front pastedown. Textblock firm and intact. Includes 147-page extensive index of the events of European history from 1815-1852 for all four volumes of this series. A handsome, though faultily labeled, volume in this important work on the history of Europe. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 542, 147, (2, ads) pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Ambrose, Stephen E. To America Personal Reflections of an Historian
71133 Simon & Schuster 2002 0743202759 / 9780743202756 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine 
Slight frt cover corner bump; otherwise undamaged. Beloved late historian's last work, reminiscing on his long career and his ruminations on America. In great shape; w/full number line publisher's page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Galleys At Lepanto, Beeching, Jack
4 Beeching, Jack The Galleys At Lepanto
72234 London Hutchinson & Company 1982 0091479207 / 9780091479206 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket 
Decisive 16th century naval battle pitted the so-called "Holy League" vs Turkish forces is detailed in this volume. With b&w photos and map of the Mediterranean, circa 1571. In faux cloth orange covers w/bright gilt lettering, spine. Corners bumped; faint traces of erased pencil markings front free endpaper. Dust jacket bears orig £10.95 flap price; in removable mylar protector. First edit identified by "First Published 1982" statement on publisher's page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 267 pages 
Price: 34.95 USD
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Still Time to Die, BELDEN, Jack
5 BELDEN, Jack Still Time to Die
78225 Philadelphia The Blakiston Company 1941 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
An analysis of significant worldwide military battles, from a tactical point of view. In full brown cloth-covered boards. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With soiling and discoloration to covers; interior firm and clean and lacking frequently-seen browning from this publisher. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 322 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome: A Hand-Book of Mythology, BERENS, E. M
6 BERENS, E. M The Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome: A Hand-Book of Mythology
80482 New York Clark & Maynard, Publishers [c.1880s-1900s] Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
This scarce old guide to myths and legends is still useful for the modern student of ancient Greece and Rome. With illustrations copied from antique sculptures. Includes a preface by the author. Undated, but likely published c.1880s-1900s. --- In blue cloth decorated and with titling in darker blue. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With considerable wear to cloth, interior damp- and other stains, rubberstampings and other markings to endpapers but a sound, intact copy nonetheless.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 334 pages 
Price: 27.50 USD
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Marco Polo  From Venice to Xanadu, Bergreen, Laurence
7 Bergreen, Laurence Marco Polo From Venice to Xanadu
71756 New York Alfred A. Knopf 2007 140004345X / 9781400043453 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Stated First Ed. In great shape, clean and bright. No interior or exterior markings; DJ w/orig $28.95 flap price and in removable mylar protector. Comes complete w/numerous full color photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 432 pages 
Price: 18.50 USD
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Wanted!   The Search for Nazis in America, Blum, Howard
8 Blum, Howard Wanted! The Search for Nazis in America
71290 New York Quadrangle Books 1977 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Story of Nazi refugees from WWII living in USA and the efforts to locate and prosecute them. In good shape; some evidence of exposure to dampness has caused minor rippling & staining. Price clipped DJ flap; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Historical Southern Families, Volume VIII [The Drake, Mehringer, Clayton, Harris, Harrison, Herring, Bowen, Bell, Lawrence, Betts, Hinton, Breazeales, Bathurst, Porter, Barham, Flake, Hablin-Hamlin, Taylor, Gayle, Darden and Lotholtz families], BODDIE, John Bennett
9 BODDIE, John Bennett Historical Southern Families, Volume VIII [The Drake, Mehringer, Clayton, Harris, Harrison, Herring, Bowen, Bell, Lawrence, Betts, Hinton, Breazeales, Bathurst, Porter, Barham, Flake, Hablin-Hamlin, Taylor, Gayle, Darden and Lotholtz families]
76883 Ann Arbor, Michigan Edwards Brothers, Inc. 1964 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
[Genealogy] Likely first edition of work later reprinted in various forms. Descriptive information and relations of selected American families largely from the South. The volume with numerous b&w photos and family tree charts. Includes data regarding the Drake, Mehringer, Clayton, Harris, Harrison, Herring, Bowen, Bell, Lawrence, Betts, Hinton, Breazeales, Bathurst, Porter, Barham, Flake, Hamblin-Hamlin, Taylor, Gayle, Darden and Lotholtz families. Data gleaned from official records such as wills and deeds; along with other written works such as letters. Indexed. --- In navy cloth-covered hardcovers with titling stamped in gilt on spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A firm, complete copy; discreet penciled notations on various pages & previous owner's bookplate & signature on front endpapers, minor soiling to covers. This volume ideal for genealogical research.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 254 pages 
Price: 85.50 USD
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Ambassador's Report, BOWLES, Chester
10 BOWLES, Chester Ambassador's Report
74607 New York Harper & Brothers 1954 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Stated First Edition, copyright page. Lacks the dust jacket. With a section of b&w photo plates and maps of south Asia at endpapers and frontis. In full dark blue cloth-covered boards. Beginnings of cracks at mid-volume and near the front. Prev. owner's signat. at half title page. --- The author was the 3rd US ambassador to India and this volume, his memoir, recounts his time in that role. He was re-appointed to the same post in the early 1960s. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 415 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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War or Peace, BRANT, Alfred; LAW, Frederick Houk (editors)
11 BRANT, Alfred; LAW, Frederick Houk (editors) War or Peace
79232 New York Harper & Brothers Publishers 1938 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A collection of 21 essays and stories on the subject of warfare by noted authors such as Jack London, Leo Tolstoy and Ernest Hemingway. With 9 black & white photos. This work intended for students, with class discussion and life application notes for each entry. --- In full grey cloth covers with titling in black on maroon cover and spine blocks. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Paper is scraped away from front paste-down, a pasting has been removed from rear paste-down, with prior owner's signature in pencil on front free endpaper, with ticked-off titles, cover soiling and light wear; otherwise a sound, firm copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); xxiv, 272 pages 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Harps Upon the Willows: The Johnston Family of the Old Northwest [Sault Ste. Marie & upper Great Lakes], BRAZER, Marjorie Cahn
12 BRAZER, Marjorie Cahn Harps Upon the Willows: The Johnston Family of the Old Northwest [Sault Ste. Marie & upper Great Lakes]
80597 Ann Arbor The Historical Society of Michigan 1993 188031102X / 9781880311028 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Stated first edition. This work details the history of John Johnston and his wife Oshaw-guscody-way-quay (a/k/a "Susan") who met in the 1790s. They went on to raise a family who were influential in the history of the Sault Ste. Marie area of Michigan. With a few black & white photos; indexed. --- In dark green cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in gilt on spine. Attractive dust jacket with historic maps of Great Lakes areas on front and back. --- A bright, firm, clean copy but small inked check mark to front free endpaper. Bright jacket with small tear and slight creasing to edges; is otherwise very nice.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xvii, 435 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Jeep Trails to Colorado Ghost Towns, BROWN, Robert L.
13 BROWN, Robert L. Jeep Trails to Colorado Ghost Towns
80412 Caldwell, Idaho USA The Caxton Printers, Ltd. 1985 0870040219 / 9780870040214 Softcover Very Good 
Stated 13th printing of the softcover edition of the author's popular guide to Colorado ghost towns. With fold-out map at front of volume and many black and white photos. --- With soiling to back cover, otherwise a clean, firm, unmarked copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Wreck Of The Wager: The Narratives of John Bulkeley and the Hon. John Byron, BULKELEY, John; BYRON, John
14 BULKELEY, John; BYRON, John The Wreck Of The Wager: The Narratives of John Bulkeley and the Hon. John Byron
79869 London The Folio Society 1983 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
A handsome Folio Society edition offering two different accounts by crew members of the aftermath of the wreck of H.M.S. Wager off the coast of present-day Chile in 1741. With maps at endpapers and numerous black and white illustrations. Edited and introduced by Christopher Hibbert. --- In patterned light blue paper-covered boards backed in navy leatherette, gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks the slipcase. --- With slight soiling to lower edges of covers, otherwise a bright, firm, clean copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 275 pages 
Price: 18.50 USD
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The English Philosophers from Bacon to Mill (Modern Library Giant #G-47.1), BURTT, Edwin A. (editor)
15 BURTT, Edwin A. (editor) The English Philosophers from Bacon to Mill (Modern Library Giant #G-47.1)
79778 New York The Modern Library [c.1939-44] Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A Modern Library Giant edition offering: ". . . 13 essays [which] comprise a complete survey of the golden age of English philosophy." Includes entries by Francis Bacon, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, John Stuart Mill and others. Edited, with an introduction by Edwin A. Burtt. Volume bears 1939 date, but likely published c.1939-44. Lacks the dust jacket. --- MODERN LIBRARY PARTICULARS: SPINE-Toledano G-4, CLOTH-Blue-Green, SPINE TITLE BLOCKS/TOPSTAIN COLORS- Black, ENDPAPERS-blank, JACKET-none, ML#G-47.1. --- A partial split near title page has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing. With prior owner's signature and info. to front paste-down and chafing to cloth at tail of spine, else a clean, firm, unmarked copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxiv, 1041 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The English Philosophers from Bacon to Mill (Modern Library Giant #G-47.1), BURTT, Edwin A. (editor)
16 BURTT, Edwin A. (editor) The English Philosophers from Bacon to Mill (Modern Library Giant #G-47.1)
79369 New York The Modern Library [c1967] Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
From the jacket flap, this Modern Library Giant edition offers: ". . . 13 essays [which] comprise a complete survey of the golden age of English philosophy." Includes entries by Francis Bacon, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, John Stuart Mill and others. Edited, with an introduction by Edwin A. Burtt. --- In Toledano spine G7 with full purple cloth covers, silver & lavender titling & decorations on cover & spine; plain endpapers. Jacket style Gh. 1939 date appears in book, but likely published c1967. ML #G-47.1. --- Somewhat weak front and back hinges have been carefully reinforced prior to this listing, and with a blemish to the cloth on front cover in the form of a small hole; otherwise a sound, bright copy. Bright dust jacket with light creasing and tearing along edges; in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxiv, 1041 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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Gods, Graves, and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology (Second, revised and substantially enlarged edition), CERAM, C. W.
17 CERAM, C. W. Gods, Graves, and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology (Second, revised and substantially enlarged edition)
80980 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1968 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stated second printing, January 1968, of the enlarged second edition of this history of archaeology. Richly enhanced with lots of drawings, photos and maps. Translated from the German by E. B. Garside and Sophie Wilkins. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with spine titling and decorations in gilt; front cover features illustration in green; blue topstain. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With prior owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down, otherwise a bright, clean, sturdy volume.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xvi, 441, xiv pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Closing the Ring (The Second World War series, Volume 5 only), CHURCHILL, Sir Winston S.
18 CHURCHILL, Sir Winston S. Closing the Ring (The Second World War series, Volume 5 only)
80951 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1951 First US Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
First U. S. Edition. Volume 5 only of Sir Winston Churchill's definitive history of World War II, which spans six volumes when complete. "Closing the Ring" is focused on the ever-tightening Allied encroachment on the Nazis and Hitler's Germany as well as the war in the Pacific Theatre. Dotted throughout with maps and diagrams. --- In salmon red full cloth with WSC facsimile signature in gilt on black cover block; spine titling in gilt and with orange topstain. Jacket features black & white photographic portrait of Churchill on back. Unlike many of these volumes, this is not the book club edition, but rather a first edition with unclipped jacket flap price. --- With bold, full-page gift inscription on front endpaper, some wear to cover edges; otherwise a firm, clean copy. Poor only jacket with very large open tear to front cover, other tears and chipping, and with sunned spine. Jacket protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvi, 749 pages 
Price: 17.50 USD
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The Island Race, CHURCHILL, Winston; BAKER, Timothy
19 CHURCHILL, Winston; BAKER, Timothy The Island Race
71782 London Corgi Books 1964 Trade Paper Very Good 
A summary of Sir Winston's great series, "The History of the English-Speaking Peoples" in a richly-illustrated version by Timothy Baker. Cover edges curled, sm abrasion head of spine, edges stained, vol is sparingly marked inside. Otherwise clean and tight. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 312 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero -and- Letters of Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus (Pliny the Younger) (#9 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), CICERO, Marcus Tullius; CAECILIUS Secundus, Gaius Plinius (PLINY the Younger); ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
20 CICERO, Marcus Tullius; CAECILIUS Secundus, Gaius Plinius (PLINY the Younger); ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) Letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero -and- Letters of Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus (Pliny the Younger) (#9 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
80682 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1909 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Selections of letters by two prominent ancient Romans, Cicero and Pliny the Younger. Cicero's letters include his treatises on friendship and old age, and translated by E. S. Shuckburgh. Pliny's letters translated by William Melmoth, revised by F. C. T. Bosanquet. The 9th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who supplies an introduction and notes. With sepia frontis illustration of Cicero addressing the Roman Senate. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With light sunning to spine, dampstains to covers and textblock corners, chafing to cloth at spine ends, slightly splayed boards and the beginnings of a split near title page; else a clean, firm, sound copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 438 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Idea of History, COLLINGWOOD, R. G.
21 COLLINGWOOD, R. G. The Idea of History
79885 New York Galaxy 1964 Softcover Very Good- 
One might describe this work by the Oxford Philosophy professor as a "history of history". This 1957 U.S. edition follows the original 1946 English edition. Indexed. --- A clean, firm softcover copy but with pencil marks to cover, prior owner's rubberstamping to half title page and faint coffee ring soiling to cover.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxvi, 339 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Colorado Heritage 1981, Issue 1, Colorado Historical Society
22 Colorado Historical Society Colorado Heritage 1981, Issue 1
74358 Denver, Colorado Colorado Historical Society 1981 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Seven articles on varied subjects, indexed. Includes an article on the Hollywood western. With numerous photos. In nice shape, clean and firm. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 120 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Great Diamond Hoax: And Other True Tales (Wyoming Frontier Series), CONROE, Robert
23 CONROE, Robert The Great Diamond Hoax: And Other True Tales (Wyoming Frontier Series)
79538 Boulder, Colorado Johnson Publishing Company 1983 0933472757 / 9780933472754 Stapled wraps Good with no dust jacket 
Five true stories about hucksters and adventure seekers in the early days of what became the State of Wyoming. With map of Wyoming and many black and white photos. In orange stapled wraps. Exposure to moisture and dampstains and rippling to leaves, otherwise a sound copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 64 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World (Everyman's Library #300), CREASEY, Sir Edward S.
24 CREASEY, Sir Edward S. The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World (Everyman's Library #300)
72899 London And New York J.M. Dent and E.P. Dutton 1943 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Good copy of scarce historical work first published in 1851. Part of the Everyman's Library history series; in full scarlet cloth covers w/blindstamped design, front cover. Lettering on spine in gilt; very lightly bumped corners. Interior bears inked inscription, front free endpaper; is otherwise clean and unmarked. Published during wartime and on very light but durable papers. Dust jacket very thin and fragile; chipped and with missing pieces espec. at head and tail of spine; in removable mylar protector. Everyman's Library #300. ; Everyman's Library History Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A History of Wales, Davies, John
25 Davies, John A History of Wales
72906 London Allen Lane The Penguin Press 1994 0713990988 / 9780713990980 BCE Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Full-sized book club edition of author's sweeping history of Wales, first published in Welsh as "Hanes Cymru". Clean, bright, tight and in great shape. DJ has sm. tears.; 6.1 x 9.3 x 6.2 Inches; 718 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Spanish Alta California, DENIS, Alberta Johnston
26 DENIS, Alberta Johnston Spanish Alta California
80843 New York The Macmillan Company 1927 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A first edition of this history of early California, as claimed and settled by Spaniards. With "decorations" by Loren Barton. --- In full olive cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With small crack at front gutter (which doesn't affect the stability of the binding), inked signature to front paste-down and minor cover discoloration, else a firm, clean, sound copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); x, 537 pages 
Price: 36.00 USD
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The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico 1517-1521, DÍAZ del Castillo, Bernal
27 DÍAZ del Castillo, Bernal The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico 1517-1521
81222 New York Farrar Straus & Cudahy 1956 BCE Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
A full-sized book club edition. Other historians have relied upon this account of the Spaniards' forays into Mexico in the early 1500s under Cortés. The author was a member of the expedition and witnessed events from the start to the finish. This work was edited by Genaro Garcia from the original Diaz manuscript. Translated from the Spanish and with an introduction by A. P. Maudsley, with an introduction to the American edition by Irving A. Leonard. With drawings throughout and a map. --- In black paper-covered boards with illustrations on cover in silver and green; spine titling in silver and blue. In black jacket cover with illustrations on cover. --- With slight discoloration to covers; small stain to lower textblock edge, otherwise a clean, firm, unmarked copy. Fair only dust jacket with chipping and tears along edges and dampstains but mostly intact and in removable mylar protector.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xxxiii, 472 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Living Thoughts of Tom Paine, Dos PASSOS, John
28 Dos PASSOS, John The Living Thoughts of Tom Paine
73465 New York Longmans, Green and Company 1940 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Compact volume combines the writings of Tom Paine (...America's 'first journalist to write...directly for every man...') with a 52 page biographical sketch of the colonial American patriot by Dos Passos. In red cloth-covered boards w/woodcut frontis portrait of Mr. Paine by Hans A. Mueller. Stated 1st Edition. Center of volume has a split, which exposes the underlying webbing; but the integrity and solidity of the volume isn't affected. In lightly chipped & rubbed dust jacket. ; The Living Thoughts Library; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 186 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Colonial History: City of San Francisco  Being a Narrative Argument in the Circuit Court of the United States for the State of California, for Four Square Leagues of Land, Claimed by That City Under the Laws of Spain, and Confirmed to it by That Court and the Supreme Court of the United States, DWINELLE, John W.
29 DWINELLE, John W. The Colonial History: City of San Francisco Being a Narrative Argument in the Circuit Court of the United States for the State of California, for Four Square Leagues of Land, Claimed by That City Under the Laws of Spain, and Confirmed to it by That Court and the Supreme Court of the United States
80841 Ross Valley Book Co. 1978 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
A modern facsimile of the 1867 fourth edition of the author's ". . .colonial history of San Francisco. . .[author's legal brief used in. . .court in support of San Francisco's suit against the U. S.]" per Howes D.614. Provides details about the earliest days of San Francisco, not available elsewhere. --- In black leatherette, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Maps at endpapers. --- About Fine, lacking damages worthy of mention.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xlv, 106, 391 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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My Country: The Story of Modern Israel, EBAN, Abba
30 EBAN, Abba My Country: The Story of Modern Israel
81305 New York Random House 1972 0394463145 / 9780394463148 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
A history of the modern state of Israel, by the former diplomat, politician and scholar Abba Eban (1915-2002). This book covers the period from the founding of the modern Israel in 1948 through the 1970s. With 16 color and nearly 100 black and white photos & drawings. --- In full navy cloth-covered boards with Israeli flag in gilt on cover, gilt-stamped spine titling; navy jacket. --- With gift inscription to front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, bright copy. Unclipped jacket with one-inch tear to front cover, curling to edges, else bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 304 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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My People: The Story of the Jews, EBAN, Abba
31 EBAN, Abba My People: The Story of the Jews
81306 New York Behrman House, Inc. / Random House 1968 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
Stated fifth printing. A comprehensive history of the Jewish people by the former Israeli diplomat, politician and scholar Abba Eban (1915-2002). This hefty book covers the period from the days of Abraham, through the Romans and up to the affairs of modern Israel in the 1960s. With 120 pages of black & white photos. --- In black and beige cloth-covered boards with spine titling in black and gilt; jacket with Alfred Bernheim photographic portrait of the author on back panel. --- A clean, bright copy lacking damages worthy of mention. Jacket with with small tears, creases, rubbing and some sunning to spine, otherwise intact.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); viii, 534 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Beginnings of San Francisco from the Expedition of Anza, 1774 to the City Charter of April 15, 1850 (Volumes I and II), ELDREDGE, Zoeth Skinner
32 ELDREDGE, Zoeth Skinner The Beginnings of San Francisco from the Expedition of Anza, 1774 to the City Charter of April 15, 1850 (Volumes I and II)
80844 San Francisco Zoeth S. Eldrededge 1912 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
This two-volume history of San Francisco begins with the 1769 expedition led by Don Gaspar de Portolá which led to the discovery of the San Francisco Bay and the expedition of Juan Bautista de Anza in 1774 to the adoption of the city charter in 1850. Includes numerous captioned tissue-protected maps and illustrations and a number of fold-out maps. --- Most likely a first edition, in full olive buckram boards with gilt-stamped spine titling and green endpapers; top edges gilt. Volumes lack dust jackets. --- A blank front endpaper from volume I has been torn out and with mild sunning to cover edges; otherwise books are clean and sturdy.; 837 pages 
Price: 63.00 USD
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Chronicle and Romance: Writings of Froissart, Mallory and Holinshed (Number 35 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
33 ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) Chronicle and Romance: Writings of Froissart, Mallory and Holinshed (Number 35 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
81118 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1910 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A collection of famous tales from the Middle Ages to the Elizabethan era. Includes: Chronicles of Jean Froissart, The Holy Grail from the Book of King Arthur by Thomas Malory and The Raphael Holinshead Chronicles, which attempt to tell the histories of England, Scotland and Ireland. --- The 35th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who has supplied introductions and notes. With sepia painting of the Battle of Poictiers by H. Dupray. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With tears to cloth at head of spine and slight soiling to cloth; otherwise a clean, firm, intact copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 ; 404 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Mountain Men of Wyoming (Wyoming Frontier Series), FETTER, Richard
34 FETTER, Richard Mountain Men of Wyoming (Wyoming Frontier Series)
79537 Boulder, Colorado Johnson Publishing Company 1985 0933472641 / 9780933472648 Stapled wraps Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stated second printing, 1985. This slim volume provides profiles of some of the early trappers, explorers and others who helped establish what became the State of Wyoming. Much information is included on general history of Wyoming and some of the overland trails that crossed her. With map and many black and white photos. In green stapled wraps. With slightly rippled leaves and some darkish spots to covers, otherwise a sound copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 60 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Red Poppies and White Marble  A Journal on the Riviera of Antiquity, Flavin, Martin
35 Flavin, Martin Red Poppies and White Marble A Journal on the Riviera of Antiquity
72216 New York Thomas Nelson & Sons 1962 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Pulitzer-winning author travelled in the ancient lands of present-day Turkey. With eroded frontiespiece author portrait; map of travels at endpapers. Traces of erased pencilings, half title page. Dust jacket lightly chipped at edges, has orig $5 flap price. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Bridgehead: The Drama of Israel, FRANK, Waldo
36 FRANK, Waldo Bridgehead: The Drama of Israel
81032 New York George Braziller, Inc. 1957 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Likely later printing of this examination of the state of Israel in the mid-1950s. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with blindstamped Star of David to cover, with titling stamped in white on spine; blue topstain. Dust jacket repeats the Star of David, in red, white, blue and black. --- With prior owner's penciled notation to verso of front free endpaper, and dampstains to top edge; otherwise a clean, firm copy. Unclipped dust jacket with yellowing to spine, chipping and small tears along edges, is otherwise intact.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xiv, 220 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Ramses II:  The Great Pharaoh and His Time, an Exhibition in the City of Denver, FREED, Rita E.
37 FREED, Rita E. Ramses II: The Great Pharaoh and His Time, an Exhibition in the City of Denver
76788 Denver Denver Musuem of Natural History 1987 Spiral Bound Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stated second printing of work first published by the City of Memphis, Tennessee. Large-format guide to the objects which were part of the (apparently) traveling exhibition. With numerous color photos and drawings. --- A nice copy, but with a tear to an interior page and minor cover rubbing. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 215 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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La Sombra de un Cazador de la Edad de Piedra (The Shadow of a Stone Age Hunter), FREEMAN, L. G.; ECHEGARAY, J. Gonzalez
38 FREEMAN, L. G.; ECHEGARAY, J. Gonzalez La Sombra de un Cazador de la Edad de Piedra (The Shadow of a Stone Age Hunter)
80957 Santander, Spain Museu Municipal de Bellas Artes 1972 Stapled wraps Very Good 
A slim, Spanish-language guide to an exhibit at the Santander (Spain) Museum of Fine Arts, the title of which (roughly translated into Engish) is: "The Shadow of a Stone Age Hunter: Exhibition of the Man of Morin in the Exhibition Hall of the Municipal Museum of Fine Arts". --- In stiff tan stapled wraps. --- A clean, bright copy but with a hint of soiling to covers.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 19 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Volume I: The History of the Empire from A.  D. 180 to A. D. 395 (Modern Library Giant #G6.2), GIBBON, Edward
39 GIBBON, Edward The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Volume I: The History of the Empire from A. D. 180 to A. D. 395 (Modern Library Giant #G6.2)
80009 New York The Modern Library [c.1977-1980] 0394604016 / 9780394604015 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Volume I only (of the three volume set). A Modern Library reprint edition of one of the most famous works of world history, in which Mr. Gibbon has clearly and throughly detailed the decline of the Empire of Rome; and has offered theories as to why it happened. This volume covers the period from A.D. 180 to A.D. 395. --- In Toledano spine G8 / brown paper-covered boards / gilt-stamped spine titling / perfect bound (not stitched) / plain style GA endpapers / plain tan style Gk dust jacket / verso blank. Likely published c.1977-80 though no specific publication date appears in book. ML #G6.2. --- With inkings to page one and minor soiling to textblock fore-edge; else a clean, firm, unmarked copy. Unclipped dust jacket with a little spine sunning and back cover soiling but otherwise in good shape and protected in removable mylar.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; viii, 956 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Gibbon's The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, GIBBON, Edward; LOW, D.M. (editor)
40 GIBBON, Edward; LOW, D.M. (editor) Gibbon's The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
80999 New York Harcourt, Brace & Company 1960 BCE Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Book club edition. A one-volume abridgement of Edward Gibbon's monumental history, first published in the 18th century. D. M. Low has attempted to adhere to the "incomparable literary skill" of Gibbon in reducing the size of the work. --- In full rust red cloth covers with gilt-stamped spine titling, maps of the Roman Empire at the time of the Antonines at endpapers. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With prior owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down, and spots of soiling to front cover, else a bright, firm, sound copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 924 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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