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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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Germany and the Germans  An Anatomy of Society Today, ARDAGH, John
3 ARDAGH, John Germany and the Germans An Anatomy of Society Today
72797 New York Harper & Row, Publishers 1990 0060158395 / 9780060158392 BCE Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
"...searching and incisive portrait of contemporary German society" in a good, clean, bright copy. In black half cloth and black paperboard covers. Book and dust jacket clean, bright and sharp. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 478 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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Venice:  The Most Triumphant City, BULL, George
5 BULL, George Venice: The Most Triumphant City
77571 London The Folio Society 1980 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A handsome work, providing the history of the city that produced Marco Polo, among many others. With numerous color and b&w plates depicting notable figures and scenes of Venice's past. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with elaborate decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine, titling in gilt on spine. Lacks a dust jacket or slipcase, likely as issued. --- With previous owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down and a hint of edgewear; else a bright, firm, clean copy. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 192 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Last Days of Pompeii, BULWER-LYTTON, Sir Edward G. E.
6 BULWER-LYTTON, Sir Edward G. E. The Last Days of Pompeii
80986 Garden City, New York International Collectors Library [c.1950s-60s] Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
A reprint edition of the famed historical novel set in Pompeii at the base of Vesuvius. First published in 1834. Publisher's flyer specific to this work laid in. --- This volume is made to simulate a book with leatherbound qualities, with gilt stamped decorations and titling on full dark green paper-covered boards and satin bookmark ribbon. Lacks a dust jacket. Volume bears 1946 date, but likely published c.1950s-60s. --- Outer paper covering is brittle and has a nick to top of spine, crack to covering at rear joint and prior owner's signature and notation to verso of front free endpaper; else a sound, intact copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (10), 356 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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The French Revolution: A History, CARLYLE, Thomas
7 CARLYLE, Thomas The French Revolution: A History
76661 New York The Heritage Press [1960s-70s] Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
The Scottish philosopher/historian's history of the French Revolution in an attractive hardcover copy, in slipcase. Profusely illustrated by Bernard Lamotte and an introduction by Cecil Brown. --- Bound in Lamotte-illustrated full blue cloth-covered boards. Lacks the Sandglass flyer. Volume housed in red paper-covered slipcase. Volume bears 1956 date but likely published c.1960s-70s. --- Previous owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down and with some sunning to spine, else a clean, unmarked, firm copy lacking additional damages. Some light sunning to structurally sound slipcase. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.); Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xviii, 629 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World (Everyman's Library #300), CREASEY, Sir Edward S.
8 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
9 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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Napoleon, Fisher, Herbert
10 Fisher, Herbert Napoleon
73234 New York Henry Holt and Company 1913 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Attractive, compact volume provides essential biography of Napoleon Bonaparte. In full yellow cloth on board covers w/black decorations & lettering, cover & spine. Interior w/prev. owner's bookplate @ frt. pastedown; otherwise clean and tight. Protected with mylar cover. ; Home University Library of Modern Knowledge; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 256 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Weaker Vessel, FRASER, Antonia
11 FRASER, Antonia The Weaker Vessel
74628 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1984 0394513517 / 9780394513515 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated First American Edition. With bold gift inscription, half title page; otherwise a clean, bright, firm interior. Price-clipped dust jacket in great shape. --- Author examines the wide variety of women's lives in 17-century England. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 544 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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Flemish Cities: Their History and Art, GAUNT, William
12 GAUNT, William Flemish Cities: Their History and Art
75370 New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1969 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
The history, art and architecture of four Flemish cities is examined here: Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp and Brussels. In grey buckram cloth-covered boards with titling in maroon on spine. Interior features dozens of photos, mostly in b&w but a few in full color by Wim Swaan and others. Lacks a dust jacket. A clean, firm, bright copy; but with a slight bit of unraveling at a cover corner. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 17.00 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
13 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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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: In Six Volumes   (The Great Books of the Western World), GIBBON, Edward
14 GIBBON, Edward The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: In Six Volumes (The Great Books of the Western World)
81080 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1980-83 Leather Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A deluxe bonded leather set presenting this most famous work in the field of world history, in which Mr. Gibbon clearly and thoroughly details the decline of the Empire of Rome and offers theories as to why it happened. With etchings from Giovanni Battista Piranesi's "Vedute di Roma" providing views of Roman memorials and public works throughout all six volumes. Reference maps and complete index at rear of volume VI. With annotations as previously published in an edition of this work by the Everyman's Library. --- Issued as an entry in the publisher's The Great Books of the Western World series, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of their original publication by Encyclpaedia Britannica. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full brown leather covers with three raised bands on each spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations to covers and spine, and textblock edges all in bright gilt. Interior leaves printed on high-quality papers. Orange silk moire endpapers, with matching sewn-in satin ribbon bookmarks. Volumes lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- A Near Fine set but with tiny nicks to covers of Volumes I, IV and VI.; volumes otherwise lack damages or evidence of having been read.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 471, 481, 436, 489, 532, 623 pages 
Price: 449.00 USD
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Gibbon's The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, GIBBON, Edward; LOW, D.M. (editor)
15 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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The Germans, Gordon, Craig
16 Gordon, Craig The Germans
72796 New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1982 0399124365 / 9780399124365 BCE Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
The German nation and it people are profiled in this work, which emphasizes the post-war events. Not intended as a scholarly work, but rather as a readable book which clarifies the mindset of the German people. In brown half cloth and black paperboard covers; interior clean and bright. Dust jacket a bit rippled due to exposure to dampness, otherwise in undamaged condition. Likely book club edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 350 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Trafalgar  The Nelson Touch, Howarth, David
17 Howarth, David Trafalgar The Nelson Touch
71963 New York Atheneum Publishers 1969 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good 
The famous battle is described in detail in this sharp copy of work first published in the U. K. With multiple black & white and color illustrations; 6 maps. In black half cloth & mustard yellow paperboard covers; interior clean, w/prev owner's embossed gold sticker ffep. DJ has back cover tear; is in mylar protector. $8.95 flap price intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Kristofer Columbus Hans Lefnad Och Resor (Swedish Language) Translation of: Christopher Columbus, His Life and Travels, IRVING, Washington
18 IRVING, Washington Kristofer Columbus Hans Lefnad Och Resor (Swedish Language) Translation of: Christopher Columbus, His Life and Travels
73596 Chicago Chas. Webb & Co. 1893 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
In dark brown cloth-covered beveled edge boards with gilt, black and navy decorations and lettering, covers & spine. With dozens of illustrations and maps in black and white. Front and back covers cracked at hinges but solidly attached; textblock is firm. With cover edgewear. Published by The Engberg-Holmberg Publishing Co. with an imprint by Chas. Webb & Co. of Chicago. This Swedish language version of Washington Irving's history of Spain and their hired Italian explorer, Christopher Columbus is a large, heavy, unique volume.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 513, (3, ads) pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Brothers, Rivals, Victors: Eisenhower, Patton, Bradley and the Partnership that Drove the Allied Conquest in Europe, JORDAN, Jonathan W.
19 JORDAN, Jonathan W. Brothers, Rivals, Victors: Eisenhower, Patton, Bradley and the Partnership that Drove the Allied Conquest in Europe
78319 New York NAL Caliber 2012 0451235835 / 9780451235831 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
A profile of each of the three American generals who led the Allied effort in World War II in Europe. Includes a section of black & white plates. --- A firm, clean copy but with a little cover soiling. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 654 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Hitler's Italian Allies: Royal Armed Forces, Fascist Regime, and the War of 1940-1943, KNOX, MacGregor
20 KNOX, MacGregor Hitler's Italian Allies: Royal Armed Forces, Fascist Regime, and the War of 1940-1943
79082 Cambridge, England Cambridge University Press 2000 0521790476 / 9780521790475 First American Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
This scholarly work ". . .tries to explain why the Italian armed forces and the Fascist regime were so remarkably ineffective at an activity - war - central to their existence." With map of the Meditteranean area at front of volume. --- In black paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with black & white photo of Hitler and Mussolini on cover. --- A bright, crisp, newish, likely unread copy. Jacket with the merest rubbing; else bright and undamaged. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xvi, 207 pages 
Price: 20.50 USD
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Claudius, Levick, Barbara
21 Levick, Barbara Claudius
71967 New Haven, Connecticut Usa Yale University Press 1993 0300047347 / 9780300047349 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
The first English-language bio of Roman Emperor Claudius to be written since the 1930s, this work has received much acclaim. Nice copy, in mock cloth hard covers. Prev owner's embossed seal on front free endpaper; otherwise clean, unmarked interior. DJ lightly scuffed and in removable mylar protective cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Lost Atlantis  New Light on an Old Legend, LUCE, J.V.
22 LUCE, J.V. Lost Atlantis New Light on an Old Legend
74104 New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1970 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated 3rd [U.S.] printing, July, 1970. With 14 color, 100 black & white photos; and with 20 drawings. In full red cloth-covered boards with lettering in gilt on spine. Interior firm and unmarked. Jacket a bit yellowed and with minor rubbing; orig. $9.95 flap price intact. An interesting examination of archaeological evidence to support an ancient land of Atlantis in the eastern Mediterranean, as described by Plato and others. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 224 pages 
Price: 10.50 USD
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Napoleon (Modern Library #95.2), LUDWIG, Emil
23 LUDWIG, Emil Napoleon (Modern Library #95.2)
75823 New York The Modern Library [1944] Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
THE BOOK: A popular biography of Napoleon Bonaparte in a Modern Library reprint edition. Translated from the German by Eden and Cedar Paul. --- In Toledano spine 8 w/full red cloth covers, gilt titling stamped on black blocks, cover & spine; publisher's black topstain & grey Kent endpapers. Volume bears 1915 date, likely published c.1944. Jacket style h, verso bears 299 titles in ML catalog. ML #95.2. --- CONDITION: Very Good, with slight fading to covers, interior clean and unmarked. Good dust jacket with chipping along edges, incidental soiling and with some sunning to spine; otherwise intact and in removable mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 703 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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The Eagles Die, Marek, George
24 Marek, George The Eagles Die
72740 New York Harper & Row 1974 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph and his family are profiled in this book club edition. In black covers w/minor corner bumps; clean & bright interior. Dust jacket slightly wrinkled. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Peter the Great  His Life and His World, MASSIE, Robert K.
25 MASSIE, Robert K. Peter the Great His Life and His World
74759 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1980 0394500326 / 9780394500324 BCE Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Full-sized book club edition. With 24 pgs. of photos and maps. In full black cloth-covered boards w/titling in gilt on spine. Maps of Western Europe and of St. Petersburg at endpapers. With prev. owner's inked name, front free endpaper; otherwise a bright, firm, clean copy. Jacket with some rubbing and small tears; in removable archival mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 909 pages 
Price: 28.50 USD
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The Armada, MATTINGLY, Garrett
26 MATTINGLY, Garrett The Armada
80860 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1959 BCE Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Stated fifth printing, copyright page of this book club edition of author's account of the lead-up and eventual defeat of the Spanish Armada by the Royal Navy in 1588. The author presents the story from alternating Spanish and English points of view. With maps at endpapers, 2 additional maps and two sections of plates bearing black & white illustrations. Indexed. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling and illustrations in pale yellow on covers and spines. Jacket features back cover photographic portrait of the author. --- A clean, firm and sound copy but with slight soiling to textblock edges. Dust jacket with chipping, rubbing and small tears along edges and a dark splotch to back cover but remains bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xx, 443 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Russian Revolution, MOOREHEAD, Alan
27 MOOREHEAD, Alan The Russian Revolution
79569 New York Harper & Brothers 1958 BCE Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Book club edition. A straightforward, readable description of the events leading up to and climaxing in the last months of 1917. With 24 pages of b&w photos. Maps of Russia at endpapers. Two print-out maps of Petrograd laid in. --- In full red cloth-covered boards, and without the dust jacket. --- A clean, firm copy but with slight cover discolored spots. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xiv, 301 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Russian Revolution., MOOREHEAD, Alan
28 MOOREHEAD, Alan The Russian Revolution.
78747 New York Harper & Brothers 1958 BCE Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Book club edition. A straightforward, readable description of the events leading up to and climaxing in the last months of 1917. With 24 pages of b&w photos. Maps of Russia at endpapers. --- In full red cloth-covered boards, and in dust jacket. --- A clean, firm copy lacking markings or other obvious damages. Jacket with sunned spine, tears and small chips along edges and in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xiv, 301 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Frauen: German Women Recall the Third Reich, Owings, Alison
29 Owings, Alison Frauen: German Women Recall the Third Reich
72795 New Brunswick, New Jersey, U. S. A. Rutgers University Press 1993 0813519926 / 9780813519920 BCE Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
29 German women are interviewed about their lives during WWII in this clean, bright, sharp copy. Likely book club edition; stated 2nd printing. In full red cloth covers w/bright gilt lettering & decorations, spine. Tiny frayed spot, lower corner. Dust jacket has slight creasing vicinity of head of spine & sm stains, tail of spine; otherwise undamaged. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 494 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Rights of Man, PAINE, Thomas
30 PAINE, Thomas Rights of Man
76534 Norwalk, Connecticut, U.S.A. The Easton Press 1979 Leather Near Fine with no dust jacket 
The American founding father won fame for his pamphlet 'Common Sense' which was a major factor in shaping American public opinion during the Revolution. He later made his way to France where he was a supporter of the French Revolution and where he wrote this treatise on human rights. Illustrated in color by Lynd Ward and with an introduction by Paine scholar Howard Fast. --- An impressive, beautifully-produced volume, bound in full olive leather covers with elaborate decorations and titling in gilt on covers and spine. With five raised bands on spine and all three edges in bright gilt. Interior with rich lavender silk moire endpapers and matching satin ribbon bookmark. --- With fading to edges of moire endpapers, and just a touch of rubbing to cover edges; else a clean, bright, firm copy. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued).; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xvi, 269 pages 
Price: 42.00 USD
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The Life and Death of Lenin, PAYNE, Robert
31 PAYNE, Robert The Life and Death of Lenin
80812 New York Simon and Schuster 1964 BCE Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
A comprehensive guide to the life of the ruthless leader of the Russian Revolution, who led his forces through the subsequent Civil War and later oversaw the birth of the Soviet Union. With a section of black & white photos, holographs and endpaper maps of Saint Petersburg and of Russia, and an introduction by the author. Back matter includes end notes, bibliography, index and more. --- In a full-size book club edition. In black cloth-covered boards with facsimile signature of Lenin on cover in gilt, spine titling in gilt and orange. Cover features image of Lenin. --- A clean, firm copy though with soiling to textblock edges. Fair only dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges and some rubbing, else intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 672 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Romance of Prince Eugène Vol. I  An Idyll under Napoleon, PULITZER, Albert
32 PULITZER, Albert The Romance of Prince Eugène Vol. I An Idyll under Napoleon
73700 New York Dodd, Mead and Company 1895 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Volume I only (of two volumes). Translated from the French by Mrs. B.M. Sherman. First US Edition. In full green cloth-covered boards, which are elaborately decorated in gilt and red. With 6 engraved illustrations, each of which is tissue-protected, and the tissues bear printed information on the person in the accompanying illustration. Darkened spine w/faded but readable gilt lettering. Top edge gilt, fore and bottom edges are heavily deckled. Interior pages bear some foxing, and with prev. owner's bookplate at front pastedown, otherwise interior clean and bright. A very handsome copy of a romantic work, set in the time of Napoleon I. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 284 pages 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Robert the Bruce, King of Scots, Scott, Ronald McNair
33 Scott, Ronald McNair Robert the Bruce, King of Scots
73815 New York Peter Bedrick Books 1989 0872263207 / 9780872263208 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Stated First American Edition, with full number line on publisher's page. In black half cloth and red paper-covered boards w/lettering in gilt on spine. Interior with prev. owner's inked info., front free endpaper; else clean and bright. Dust wrapper priceclipped and w/chafing at spine ends.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 254 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Saint Joan: a Chronicle Play in Six Scenes and an Epilogue, SHAW, Bernard
34 SHAW, Bernard Saint Joan: a Chronicle Play in Six Scenes and an Epilogue
80720 New York Brentano's 1924 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
A 1924 first US edition of Shaw's famous play, which is based upon the life and trial of Saint Joan of Arc. Includes a lengthy preface, as well as an epilogue. --- In full green cloth-covered boards, deckled fore-edge and titling on paper spine label. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With 2-inch tear to title page, an inked correction on page 128 (changing "humbling thanking you" to "humbly thanking", a few creased page corners, somewhat faded spine label and a metallic bookseller label affixed to front paste-down (which has marked up adjoining front free endpaper); else a clean, firm copy.; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; lxxxiv, 163 pages 
Price: 20.50 USD
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Romantic Castles And Palaces As Seen And Described By Famous Authors, SINGLETON, Esther (editor and translator)
35 SINGLETON, Esther (editor and translator) Romantic Castles And Palaces As Seen And Described By Famous Authors
74699 New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1901 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Stated First Edition, copyright page. In full green cloth-covered boards with elaborate decorations and titling in gilt on cover and spine. Interior features numerous b&w photos. Front cover a bit loose and with previous owners' signatures on front free endpaper, minor wear at cover edges; otherwise a bright, clean copy. Lacks a jacket. --- Editor has chosen descriptions by noted authors such as Sir Walter Scott, Alexandre Dumas, Nathaniel Hawthorne and many others to describe some of the world's most famous castles and palaces. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 395 pages 
Price: 21.50 USD
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A Brief History of France (Barnes' One Term History series), STEELE, Joel Dorman; STEELE, Esther Baker
36 STEELE, Joel Dorman; STEELE, Esther Baker A Brief History of France (Barnes' One Term History series)
81317 New York American Book Company 1875 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A compact, illustrated history of France, probably used as a textbook at some point and covering the country from ancient Gaul days through about 1875. With 2-page color map of Provinces of France at front of volume. With black & white illustrations throughout. Back of volume with tables and genealogical charts. An entry in publisher's "Barnes' One Term History" series. --- In full dark blue cloth-covered boards with blindstamped designs and illustrations to covers; a bit of gilt titling to cover and spine. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- A prior owner's extensive penciled notes to last few pages, generally worn and chafed covers and darkened spine. Inked, dated signature to front free endpaper; interior remains firmly bound.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); viii, 299, xxx pages 
Price: 20.50 USD
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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century, TUCHMAN, Barbara Wertheim
37 TUCHMAN, Barbara Wertheim A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century
81031 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1978 0394400267 / 9780394400266 BCE Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Book club edition. Barbara Tuchman's lengthy work sheds light on the tumultuous events of the 14th century. With maps at endpapers, black & white and color plates inserted in several sections. --- In full black paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on spine and cover. Dust jacket with color period painting. --- With prior owner's notations and sticker to front endpapers, slight wear to covers at extremities; otherwise a clean, firm copy. Dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges, otherwise intact and bright.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xi, 720 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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In the Lion's Court  Power, Ambition, and Sudden Death in the Reign of Henry VIII, Wilson, Derek
38 Wilson, Derek In the Lion's Court Power, Ambition, and Sudden Death in the Reign of Henry VIII
71954 New York St. Martin's Press 2002 0312286961 / 9780312286965 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
In-depth look at six men who surrounded Henry VIII and their part in the story of this sometimes unbelievable monarch. In top shape, w/prev owner's gold embossed sticker front free endpaper. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 576 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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In Flanders Fields: The 1917 Campaign, WOLFF, Leon
39 WOLFF, Leon In Flanders Fields: The 1917 Campaign
77172 London The Folio Society 2003 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
First Folio Society edition. Beautifully produced copy of author's examination of the horrific third battle at Ypres and elsewhere during World War I; first published 1959. --- In pictorial, full cloth covers. With numerous photos and maps. Lacks the slipcase. --- A Fine copy: bright, clean and unmarked.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xviii, 298 pages 
Price: 39.00 USD
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The Medici (Modern Library #179.1), YOUNG, G. F.
40 YOUNG, G. F. The Medici (Modern Library #179.1)
76625 New York The Modern Library [1950] Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
A profile of the House of Medici who wielded great power in Florence and Tuscany, starting in the 14th century. With preface by the author. Jacket features striking illustration by E. McKnight Kauffer. --- Toledano spine 8, w/blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks, faded black topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Volume bears 1930 date but likely published c.1950. Jacket style h, verso advertises 347 titles in ML catalog. ML #179.1. --- With previous owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down and w/his signature on front free endpaper, mildly bumped lower cover corners; otherwise a firm, clean, unmarked copy. Dust jacket with some chipping and small tears; in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xxi, 824 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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