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Mount-Saint-Michel and Chartres, ADAMS, Henry
1 ADAMS, Henry Mount-Saint-Michel and Chartres
78709 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1927 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stated Seventeenth Impression, January, 1927. The grandson of John Quincy Adams and great-grandson of John Adams, Henry Adams (1838-1918) was a historian, author and consummate Washington, D.C. insider. This work, his assessment of the architecture and history of these two landmark French structures, was first published privately. With 13 black & white, and one color frontis plate. Introduction by Ralph Adams Cram. --- In brown paper-covered boards backed in brown cloth, and with gilt-stamped spine titling. Top edge gilt. Volume is housed in a damaged, clumsily-repaired slipcase. --- One of the b&w plates has worked loose and has been tipped in and w/prior owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down; else a clean, firm copy. Though not much to look at, the slipcase is functional enough to protect the book.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xiv, 401 pages 
Price: 20.50 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 French Revolution: A History, CARLYLE, Thomas
6 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.
7 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
8 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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The Life and Times of Grigorii Rasputin, De JONGE, Alex
9 De JONGE, Alex The Life and Times of Grigorii Rasputin
77806 New York Coward, McCann and Geoghegan 1982 0698111362 / 9780698111363 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Likely first edition. A biography of the often-demonized advisor to the Romanov rulers of Russia in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. With a large section of black & white photos. Volume in black paper-covered boards, backed w/black cloth and with gilt-stamped titling on spine. Purple jacket with image of Rasputin on cover. --- With gift inscription on ffep and some creasing to spine cloth, else a clean, bright, firm copy. Jacket flap price-clipped & w/small bruise and a cover scratch, is otherwise in good shape. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 368 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon on the Reign of Louis XIV and the Regency (Two Volume Set), Duke of Saint-Simon [ROUVROY, Louis de] (author); St. JOHN, Bayle (translator)
10 Duke of Saint-Simon [ROUVROY, Louis de] (author); St. JOHN, Bayle (translator) The Memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon on the Reign of Louis XIV and the Regency (Two Volume Set)
79527 New York Willey Book Company 1936 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
An insider in the Court of Louis XIV, the Duke of Saint-Simon's memoirs have been highly praised for providing a history of the lengthy reign of the French king. Each volume consists of two parts. Translated from the French by Bayle St. John; preface by James Breck Perkins. Each volume with frontis illustration. 1936 edition of the 1901 James Pott issuance. --- In full navy cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on maroon spine blocks; additional gilt decorations on covers. Volume I: xxxiv, 366, xii, 390 pgs. Vol. II: xiii, 392, xii, 400 pgs. Volumes lack dust jackets. --- With some soiling and scuffing to covers, prior owner's bookplate affixed to each front paste-down, and with soiling to lower textblock edges, otherwise books are clean, unmarked and firm.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Napoleon, Fisher, Herbert
11 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
12 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
13 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
14 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 Germans, Gordon, Craig
15 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
16 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
17 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.
18 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
19 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
20 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.
21 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
22 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 Story of the Irish Race: A Popular History of Ireland, Revised Edition, MacMANUS, Seumas
23 MacMANUS, Seumas The Story of the Irish Race: A Popular History of Ireland, Revised Edition
80067 Old Greenwich, Connecticut The Devin-Adair Company 1979 0517064081 / 9780517064085 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
31st printing, 1979. The long history of Ireland is detailed in this revised edition of this work, which begins with the Firbolg and Tuatha De Danann and ends with Ireland's independence and passage of their Constitution in 1938. With a foreword by the author. Indexed. --- In dark green paper-covered boards with spine titling & decorations stamped in gilt. Dust jacket in light green, with darker green cover illustration. --- A clean, firm copy. Price-clipped jacket with minimal tears and creasing to edges, otherwise bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); (12), 737 pages 
Price: 11.50 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 Russian Revolution, MOOREHEAD, Alan
26 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
27 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
28 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
29 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 a Spanish Town (First Modern Library Edition #225.1), PAUL, Elliot
30 PAUL, Elliot The Life and Death of a Spanish Town (First Modern Library Edition #225.1)
79695 New York The Modern Library 1942 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
First Modern Library edition, 1942. Author's account of the brutality of the Spanish fascist period in a Modern Library edition. With map at endpapers of author's town of Santa Eulalia Del Rio on Ibiza in the Mediterranean. --- In Toledano spine 8, w/red cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks, black topstain. Jacket style g, verso advertises 284 titles in ML catalog. ML #225.1. --- With somewhat tanned leaves (more noticable on textblock edges) and with dulling to cover and spine gilding, else an unmarked, clean, firm copy. Dust jacket with heavily, nearly unreadable sunned spine, light rubbing and chafing to extremities, intact orig. $0.95 flap price; otherwise bright and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7 to 7-1/2 in. tall; xii, 427 pages 
Price: 31.00 USD
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The Romance of Prince Eugène Vol. I  An Idyll under Napoleon, PULITZER, Albert
31 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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A Journey From St. Petersburg to Moscow, RADISHCHEV, Aleksandr Nikolaevich
32 RADISHCHEV, Aleksandr Nikolaevich A Journey From St. Petersburg to Moscow
79567 Cambridge, Massachusetts Harvard University Press 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First U.S. edition, 1958. The author, a member of the Russian intelligentsia, used his journey to expose the plight of the Russian serfs and is described on the jacket flap as the Russian version of "Uncle Tom's Cabin". First published in 1790. Translated from the Russian by Leo Wiener; edited and with an introduction by Rodererick Page Thaler. Includes map of the route. Empress Catherine's statement, endnotes and other materials at rear of volume. --- In full navy cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with portrait of the author on cover, $6 flap price intact. --- With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper and a few scattered discreet inkings; else a clean, firm copy. Jacket with torn rear flap, small tears to edges and in removable mylar protector.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); viii, [vi], 286 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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William Tell, SCHILLER, Johann Christoph Friedrich von
33 SCHILLER, Johann Christoph Friedrich von William Tell
77962 New York The Heritage Press 1952 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
The classic play featuring the Swiss marksman is set against the 14th Century fight for Swiss independence. Translated from the German in the meter of the original by Theodore Martin and illustrated by Rafaello Busoni, and an introductory essay by Thomas Carlyle. --- In full ivory and brown cloth-covered boards with crossbow illustration on cover; brown spine titling. In original glassine wrap and in brown paper-covered slipcase. Sandglass flyer laid in, (New York, no. XI: 16). --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy in very nice glassine. Slipcase with rubbing and a crease; is structually sound. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.); Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Robert the Bruce, King of Scots, Scott, Ronald McNair
34 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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And Quiet Flows the Don (Four-Volume Set), SHOLOKHOV, Mikhail
35 SHOLOKHOV, Mikhail And Quiet Flows the Don (Four-Volume Set)
79886 Moscow, Russia Foreign Languages Publishing House [c1950s] Hard Cover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Remarkable, relatively scarce English language 4-volume reprint set of Sholokhov's epic novel, depicting the lives of Don Cossacks and the tumult of the early 20th century's World War I, the Russian Revolution and the Russian Civil War. Each volume with its own unique illustrated dust jacket. Translated from the Russian by Stephen Garry (revised and completed by Robert Daglish). --- A loose, single page with profiles of the principal characters is laid in. Mr. Sholokhov's 1965 Nobel Prize for Literature award was based in large part on this novel. This USSR-era set is undated, but likely published c.1950s. --- All books in full brown cloth covers w/author facsimile signature in black on front cover; titling and decorations in black and gilt on spines. All volumes with satin ribbon bookmark. --- With minor wear to edges of cloth (small tear to cloth at head of spine, vol. 4), minor chafing and dulling of gilt on all. Interiors clean and unmarked. Jackets with small chips and tears to edges, some rubbing and each protected in removable mylar cover.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 647, 620, 686, 864 pages 
Price: 155.00 USD
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Romantic Castles And Palaces As Seen And Described By Famous Authors, SINGLETON, Esther (editor and translator)
36 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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In the Lion's Court  Power, Ambition, and Sudden Death in the Reign of Henry VIII, Wilson, Derek
37 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
38 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.
39 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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