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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)

By: ABBOTT, Wilbur Cortez

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1924

Stock No.: 80840


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.; Oc... View more info

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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.

By: ALISON, Sir Archibald

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1860

Stock No.: 73690


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 ex... View more info

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Germany and the Germans An Anatomy of Society Today

By: ARDAGH, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1990

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 72797


"...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 View more info

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The Rise Of Napoleon Bonaparte

By: ASPREY, Robert

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82154


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. The author's initial book in his two-volume detailed biography of Napoleon Bonaparte. In this series, the author strives to present the human side of Napoleon. With black & white illustrations and several maps. --- In blue and black paper-covered boards. Gold jacket features image of a bust of Napoleon. --- With prior owner's initials to front free endpaper, else a sound, unmarked copy. Unclipped jack... View more info

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The Galleys At Lepanto

By: Beeching, Jack

Price: $34.95

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Company: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 72234


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 pag... View more info

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The Story of the Map of Europe: Its Making and Its Changing (The Lake History Series)

By: BENEZET, L. P.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Chicago, Scott, Foresman and Company: 1916

Stock No.: 81630


A guide to the changing boundaries of European nations from early times to the turns of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries and extending to the aftermath of World War I. The changes are illustrated in the form of numerous maps, including one entitled "Europe as It Should Be". With additional black & white photos. An entry in publisher's "The Lake History Series". (This work later published under the title "The World War and What Was Behind It: The Stor... View more info

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Moscow 1941: A City and Its People at War

By: BRAITHWAITE, Rodric

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2006

Edition: First US Edition

Stock No.: 82021


First American edition of this examination of life in Moscow during World War II. Special attention is given to the 1941 Battle of Moscow, in which more Russians were killed than Britain and America combined lost in the entire war. With several maps and two sections of black & white plates. The author served as Britain's ambassador to Moscow from 1988 to 1992. --- In off-white paper-covered boards backed in black paper, with spine titling in silver. Dust jacket with phot... View more info

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The Last Days of Pompeii (The Globe Edition)

By: BULWER-LYTTON, Sir Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelpha, J. B. Lippincott & Co.: 1875

Stock No.: 81365


An 1875 reprint edition of the famed historical novel set in Pompeii near present-day Naples. This work tells of early Christians and culminates with the eruption of Vesuvius in A.D. 79. First published in 1834. --- In full pebbled green cloth-covered boards with blindstamped decorations to front and back covers; titling & decorations in gilt on spine; brown endpapers and tissue-protected engraved frontis illustration. --- With tears to cloth at front joint, to paper at ... View more info

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The Last Days of Pompeii

By: BULWER-LYTTON, Sir Edward G. E.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York, International Collectors Library: [c.1950s-60s]

Stock No.: 80986


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... View more info

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The French Revolution: A History

By: CARLYLE, Thomas

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: [1960s-70s]

Stock No.: 76661


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 spin... View more info

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The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World (Everyman's Library #300)

By: CREASEY, Sir Edward S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London And New York, J.M. Dent and E.P. Dutton: 1943

Stock No.: 72899


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 ... View more info

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A History of Wales

By: Davies, John

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane The Penguin Press: 1994

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 72906


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 View more info

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Napoleon

By: Fisher, Herbert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1913

Stock No.: 73234


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 View more info

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The Weaker Vessel

By: FRASER, Antonia

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1984

Stock No.: 74628


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 View more info

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Flemish Cities: Their History and Art

By: GAUNT, William

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1969

Stock No.: 75370


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 View more info

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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)

By: GIBBON, Edward

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1977-1980]

Stock No.: 80009


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 sty... View more info

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The Germans

By: Gordon, Craig

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1982

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 72796


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 View more info

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Trafalgar The Nelson Touch

By: Howarth, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum Publishers: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 71963


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 View more info

Image for Kristofer Columbus Hans Lefnad Och Resor (Swedish Language) Translation of: Christopher Columbus, His Life and Travels

Kristofer Columbus Hans Lefnad Och Resor (Swedish Language) Translation of: Christopher Columbus, His Life and Travels

By: IRVING, Washington

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chas. Webb & Co.: 1893

Stock No.: 73596


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 explore... View more info

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Brothers, Rivals, Victors: Eisenhower, Patton, Bradley and the Partnership that Drove the Allied Conquest in Europe

By: JORDAN, Jonathan W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NAL Caliber: 2012

Stock No.: 78319


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 View more info

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Hitler's Italian Allies: Royal Armed Forces, Fascist Regime, and the War of 1940-1943

By: KNOX, MacGregor

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 79082


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 un... View more info

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Claudius

By: Levick, Barbara

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut Usa, Yale University Press: 1993

Stock No.: 71967


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 View more info

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Lost Atlantis New Light on an Old Legend

By: LUCE, J.V.

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1970

Stock No.: 74104


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 View more info

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I Promessi Sposi: Storia milanese del secolo XVII scoperta e rifatta (in Italian language)

By: MANZONI, Alessandro (author); GUTTUSO, Renato (illustrations)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Milano, Giulio Einaudi: 1961

Stock No.: 81891


Second edition, 1961. A history of Milan in the seventeenth century, presented in an illustrated Italian language edition in slipcase. With black & white drawings displayed on stiff leaves by Renato Guttuso, some with color highlights. Includes an introduction by Alberto Moravia. --- In off-white Guttuso illustrated cloth-covered boards with spine titling in black. Off white cloth-covered slipcase with illustrations on front and back. --- A handsome copy, but with dark ... View more info

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The Eagles Die

By: Marek, George

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1974

Edition: Book Club Edition

Stock No.: 72740


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 View more info

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Peter the Great His Life and His World

By: MASSIE, Robert K.

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1980

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 74759


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 View more info

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Dreadnought: Britain, Germany and the Coming of the Great War

By: MASSIE, Robert K.

Price: $30.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 82039


A signed, stated first edition of the author's massive work which examines the build-up to the First World War in the early 20th century. With 44 photos and 5 maps. Signed by the author on front fly page: "For Robert / with warmest wishes / Robert K. Massie". --- In rose paper-covered boards backed in maroon cloth with copper foil author initials and titling on cover and spine. Dust jacket with portraits of King Edward VII and Kaiser Wilhelm II to cover and spine... View more info

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The Armada

By: MATTINGLY, Garrett

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1959

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 80860


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. Jack... View more info

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The Highland Clans: The Dynastic Origins, Chiefs, and Background of the Clans and of Some Other Families Connected with Highland History

By: MONCREIFFE, Iain

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Bramhall House: 1967

Stock No.: 81603


The history, heritage and surviving artifacts as described in this work tell the story of the Scottish Highland clans. Arranged by clan name, with tartans, drawings and photos. Photography by David Hicks. With conjectural trees of Clans at endpapers. Indexed. --- In dark brown paper-covered boards w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with photos of representative Scottish castles on front and back covers. --- With a gift inscription to half title page and soiled spot ... View more info

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The Russian Revolution.

By: MOOREHEAD, Alan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1958

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 78747


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 View more info

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The Russian Revolution

By: MOOREHEAD, Alan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1958

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 79569


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 View more info

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Catherine the Great

By: OLDENBOURG, Zoé

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1965

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 82141


Book club edition of a biography of Russian Empress Catherine II, best known as Catherine the Great, who reigned from 1762 to 1796. The Russian-born author wrote both novels and histories. Includes a section of black & white illustrations & photos. Translated from the French by Anne Carter. --- In red and black cloth-covered boards with the royal coat of arms to cover in black; titling in gilt to spine. Jacket features painted portrait of a young Catherine to cover. --- ... View more info

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Frauen: German Women Recall the Third Reich

By: Owings, Alison

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey, U. S. A., Rutgers University Press: 1993

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 72795


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 View more info

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Rights of Man

By: PAINE, Thomas

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, U.S.A., The Easton Press: 1979

Stock No.: 76534


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 de... View more info

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The Life and Death of Lenin

By: PAYNE, Robert

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1964

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 80812


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 signat... View more info

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Stories of Old France (Eclectic School Readings series)

By: PITMAN, Leila Webster

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1902

Stock No.: 82143


Notable events in the history of France are detailed here for the student or young person. With black & white illustrations throughout. With a preface by Samuel T. Dutton. --- In pale green cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations to covers and spine. Volume has no dust jacket. --- With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, minor soiling to cover, else a clean, sound copy.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 312 pages View more info

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Stalin's Folly: The Tragic First Ten Days of World War II on the Eastern Front

By: PLESHAKOV, Constantine

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82022


First edition of author's account of the first ten days after Nazi Germany invaded Russia during World War II, during which the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin essentially took no action. The result was the Russian army lost hundreds of thousands. With three maps and a section of black & white plates. --- In black paper-covered boards with spine titling in gilt. Dust jacket with photo of soldiers on the attack. --- A very nice copy: clean, bright and newish. Price-clipped ja... View more info

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The Romance of Prince Eugène Vol. I An Idyll under Napoleon

By: PULITZER, Albert

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1895

Stock No.: 73700


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 f... View more info

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The Memoirs Of Louis de Rouvroy, Duc de Saint-Simon Covering The Years 1691-1723

By: SAINT-SIMON

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1959

Stock No.: 81525


A handsome, single-volume assortment of writings from the extensive diaries of Louis de Rouvroy, Duc de Saint-Simon (1675-1755), more commonly known simply as 'Saint-Simon'. The Duke was a member of the Regency Council and was familiar with the secrets of the Reign of Louis XIV. Selected, translated and edited by Desmond Flower, and with color illustrations by Pierre Brisaud. Genealogical table of the Bourbon family laid in. Sandglass flyer not present. --- In full red c... View more info

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William Tell

By: SCHILLER, Johann Christoph Friedrich von

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1952

Stock No.: 81524


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 and textblock edges stippled in brown. In original glassine wrap and in brown paper-covered slipcase. S... View more info