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The White Nile

By: MOOREHEAD, Alan

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1960

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 31528

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Book club edition. Reporter and popular historian Alan Moorehead presents the history of the upper tributary of the Nile River; in so doing he tells of major historical events and personages along the river in his engaging, highly-readable style. With maps of the Blue Nile drainage at endpapers and three sections of plates depicting people and scenes along the way. B-O-M-C promotional material about this work laid in. --- In reddish-brown cloth-covered boards with titlin... 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

Condition: 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 View more info

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Great Architecture of the World: An Illustrated History from Stonehenge to the Twentieth Century

By: NORWICH, John Julius (general editor)

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1979

Stock No.: 81100

ISBN: 0517256010

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


The history of worldwide architecture is traced in this broad-ranging work. With nearly 800 illustrations, 440 in full color, over 320 drawings and 470 photos, 270 in full color. --- In pale yellow textured paper-covered boards with silver-stamped image of an elaborate building on cover; titling stamped in silver to spine. Jacket with representative images from the book. --- With a little sunning to covers, otherwise a bright, firm copy. A clear plastic film has been app... View more info

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A Short History of the Chinese: The Four Hundred Million

By: NOURSE, Mary A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The New Home Library: 1943

Stock No.: 50502

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


A stated third edition of this reprint of the original Bobbs-Merrill work published simply as "The Four Hundred Million". This work provides an elemental look at the enormity of the history of China and her people. --- In full rust cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in black and yellow on cover and spine; all textblock edges in yellow. Jacket with color image of a Chinese stage performance. --- With prior owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-do... View more info

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The Pacific Islands

By: OLIVER, Douglas L

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts,, Harvard University Press: 1952

Stock No.: 79177

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Stated second printing of this description of the history, peoples, and modern conditions in the many islands of the Pacific. With decorations and maps by Sheila Mitchell Oliver. --- In full olive cloth-covered boards with titling and illustration in dark brown on spine. Jacket with further illustrations on cover and spine. --- Good only copy with numerous student's interior markings and underlinings & retailer's sticker; otherwise a sound, intact copy. Price-clipped dus... View more info

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Francis Parkman's Works, Frontenac Edition; with A Life of Francis Parkman by Charles Haight Farnham (16-volume set plus matching biography of Parkman)

By: PARKMAN, Francis; FARNHAM, Charles Haight

Price: $292.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1899, 1901

Stock No.: 79517

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


An 1899 set offering the works of noted American historian Francis Parkman in sixteen volumes. Included is a 17th volume which is a biography of Mr. Parkman by Charles Haight Farnham (dated 1901). All are in the Frontenac Edition. Francis Parkman, Jr. (1823-1893) was a Bostonian and who is perhaps best known for his "The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life" (volume XVI in this set). The bulk of this collection is comprised of his monumental ... View more info

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The Oregon Trail-An Authoritative Text Containing Full Critical and Literary Analysis Based On...[Writings] in Parkman's Lifetime

By: PARKMAN, Francis; FELTSKOG, E. N. (editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin: 1969

Stock No.: 72618

ISBN: 029905070X

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Famed first-hand account of a 19th century traveller on the Oregon Trail first published in 1892; presented here with extensive literary and academic background material. Liberally sprinkled with illustrations by Frederic Remington. In full tan cloth covers w/clean, unmarked interior. Price-clipped dust jacket has sm tears and chipping; now in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 758 pages View more info

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The Life and Death of Trotsky

By: Payne, Robert

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Stock No.: 71425

ISBN: 0070489408

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Early leader of Soviet Union is profiled in this exceptionally clean, sharp copy. In full red cloth covers with facsimile signat of Trotsky in gilt cover; spine bright and sharp gilt lettering. Interior clean and bright; no markings. Dust jacket is in great shape, sm hole at spine, minor wrinkling; now in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 498 pages View more info

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Mayflower A Story of Courage, Community, and War

By: PHILBRICK, Nathaniel

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2006

Stock No.: 74274

ISBN: 0670037605

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


First edition, first printing w/full number line on publisher's page. Includes numerous photos, illustrations and maps. In blue paper-covered hard covers. Jacket bears orig. $29.95 flap price. The real story of the famed Massachusetts colony is described here in fascinating detail; with emphasis on King Philip and the war he waged against the colonists. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 461 pages View more info

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History of the Conquest of Peru

By: PRESCOTT, William H.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1957

Stock No.: 75741

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Author's famed history of Peru and the Incas is offered in this handsome, illustrated reprint edition in slipcase. 'The Conquest of Peru' was first published by Harper & Brothers in 1847. With brighly-colored illustrations by Everett Gee Jackson. With an introduction by Samuel Eliot Morison. In grey quarter cloth and off-white paper-covered boards bearing Jackson's illustrations on front and back. Titling in red on spine & publisher's red topstain. Volume housed in red... View more info

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Passage to Peshawar Pakistan--Between the Hindu Kush and the Arabian Sea

By: REEVES, Richard

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1984

Stock No.: 74204

ISBN: 0671508423

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


First Edition, First Printing. In black quarter cloth and tan paper-covered boards with titling & decorations in gilt on spine. Interior with inked presentation remarks; is otherwise bright and crisp. Jacket in nice shape, but with priceclipped flap. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages View more info

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Warriors of God: Richard the Lionheart and Saladin in the Third Crusade

By: RESTON Jr., James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Anchor Books: 2002

Stock No.: 81819

ISBN: 0385495625

Condition: Very Good


An account of the Third Crusade in the 12th Century, in which the English King Richard the Lionhearted led Christian forces against the Muslim forces under Saladin in battles for Jerusalem. With two sections of black & white illustrations and maps. --- A clean, firm copy though with a little soiling to covers.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xxi, 410 pages View more info

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Golden Gate: The Story of San Francisco Harbor

By: RIESENBERG Jr., Felix

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 80837

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Stated first Alfred A. Knopf edition, 1940. Signed on half title page by the author. In this work, the history of the San Francisco Bay is told, from its discovery by Spanish soldiers in 1769 to the publication date. With 27 black & white illustrations on gloss plates. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with publisher's device blindstamped to cover, decorations and titling in gilt on spine and red topstain. Jacket bears modern photo of the Golden Gate Bridge on front, ... View more info

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The Death of Africa

By: RITNER, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82186

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Stated first printing of the author's assessment of the state of affairs in the Africa of 1960, and with his forecast of future events. With endpaper map of the African continent. --- In green marbled paper-covered boards backed in black cloth, with spine titling in orange and white. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With pencilings on several leaves, otherwise a clean, tightly-bound and sturdy copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xiii, 312 pages View more info

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Sea-Lore

By: ROGERS, Stanley (text and illustrations)

Price: $23.50

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: [ca.1920s-30s]

Stock No.: 78601

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


An American edition of a work first published in England. The author seeks to spark an interest in the sea and ships in the days of sailing ships, emphasizing the beauty and inspirational aspects. Illustrated in b&w by the author, with a lovely frontis color illustration, "The Sea-Wolves". --- In full blue cloth-covered hardcovers. Undated, though likely published ca.1920s-30s. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Cover and spine are very sunned, but titling is readable. Wit... View more info

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Nathan Hale

By: Root, Jean Christie

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1915

Stock No.: 71434

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Hard to find copy is in excellent shape. In full brown cloth covers w/bright red & black artwork. The life of American patriot Nathan Hale is detailed in this succinct biography. With 6 b & w photos. Very light foxing at edges; light interior yellowing and publisher's glue bleed through at front & rear endpapers; else clean and unblemished. ; True Stories of Great Americans; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 160 pages View more info

Image for Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill  A Brief Account of a Long Life

Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill A Brief Account of a Long Life

By: Rubin, Gretchen

Price: $21.90

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2003

Stock No.: 71314

ISBN: 0345450477

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Ideal biography of Sir Winston Churchill for those who don't wish to read one of the many 1,200 page tomes on the subject. In excellent condition, 1st Edition, 1st Printing. In dust wrapper with original $22.95 flap price unclipped; and in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages View more info

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The First Crusade

By: RUNCIMAN, Steven

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Canto/Cambridge University Press: 1992

Stock No.: 80325

ISBN: 0521427053

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


An abridged version of volume one of the author's 1951 "The History of the Crusades". The 11th Century crusade culminated in the capture of Jerusalem by the Crusaders. --- A softcover book, with a color scene from "The Capture of Antioch" on the cover. --- A nice copy, but with a litte soiling to covers.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; vi, 201 pages View more info

The Little Bighorn Campaign March-September 1876

By: SARF, Wayne Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., Combined Publishing: 1993

Stock No.: 71115

ISBN: 0938289217

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Book in good shape; clean and tight. DJ sm tear & crease upper edge, light edgewear; otherwise good cond ; Great Campaigns Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages View more info

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You Can Trust the Communists (...to Do Exactly as They Say!)

By: SCHWARZ, Dr. Fred

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1961

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 82214

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


A signed later printing of the author's examination of the perils of Communism. Dr. Schwarz, per the jacket, was an Australian physician who sacrificed his medical practice to travel the world alerting citizens of the pitfalls of Communism. Signed by author on front free endpaper. --- Stated ninth printing, in black paper-covered boards with titling and star motif in red to cover and spine. In unclipped dust jacket. --- With prior owner's boldly written name to front fre... View more info

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Great Ages and Ideas of the Jewish People (Modern Library Giant #G85.1)

By: SCHWARZ, Leo W. (editor)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1977-80]

Stock No.: 80007

ISBN: 039460413X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


A collection of writings by Jewish writers and historians in a Modern Library Giant edition. With entries by Yhezkel Kaufmann, Ralph Marcus, Salo W. Baron, Gerson D. Cohen, Abraham S. Halkan and Cecil Roth. Edited, with an introduction, by Leo W. Schwarz. --- 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 th... View more info

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Great Ages and Ideas of the Jewish People (Modern Library Giant #G85.1)

By: SCHWARZ, Leo W. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1962]

Stock No.: 81589

Condition: Fair in Fair dust jacket


A collection of writings by Jewish writers and historians in a Modern Library Giant edition. With entries by Yhezkel Kaufmann, Ralph Marcus, Salo W. Baron, Gerson D. Cohen, Abraham S. Halkan and Cecil Roth. Edited, with an introduction, by Leo W. Schwarz. --- In Toledano spine G5 / grey cloth / gilt titling on black cover & spine blocks / faded black topstain / endpapers depict cultural growth in Jewish history / jacket style Gf*, verso advertises titles in ML catalog, b... View more info

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Mexican and Central American Antiquities, Calendar Systems and History (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 28)

By: SELER, Eduard; FÖRSTEMANN, E.; SCHELLHAS, Paul; SAPPER, Carl; DIESELDORFF, E. P. (authors); BOWDITCH, Charles (translator)

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1904

Stock No.: 82360

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A collection of 24 papers on various aspects of the history, anthropology and ethnology in Mexico and Central America. The papers were written by five authors, none of which were originally written in English. The papers have been rendered into English under the direction of Charles P. Bowditch. With lots of illustrations and maps, some of which fold out. --- In full olive cloth-covered boards with fillets in blind to covers; gilt-stamped spine titling. --- With a little... View more info

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The Book of Splendor

By: SHERWOOD, Frances

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Stock No.: 71340

ISBN: 0393021386

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Popular novel set in Jewish community in 1601 Prague. In sharp condition; minor scratch back of DJ, otherwise clean, tight and unmarked. DJ in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 348 pages View more info

Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time

By: Sobel, Dava

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Walker and Company: 1995

Stock No.: 50326

ISBN: 0802713122

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


The story of how mankind were able to master the concept of longitude and accurately measure it is the subject of this compact, popular work. In full brown paperboard covers w/clean, unmarked interior. Dust jacket has crease at front flap; w/orig $19 price intact. Stated 14th printing. ; 50326; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Limbo of The Lost: Actual Stories Of Sea Mysteries

By: SPENCER, John Wallace

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Westfield, Massachusetts, Phillips Publishing Company: 1973

Stock No.: 77854

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Stated sixth printing, 1973. The author details lost ships and aircraft in an area of the Atlantic he has dubbed 'Limbo of the Lost'. With facsimiles of official letters and details about inquiries. --- In a firm, clean, unmarked paperback copy. View more info

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A Brief History of Ancient, Mediaeval, and Modern Peoples, with Some Account of their Monuments, Institutions, Arts, Manners and Customs: Barnes General History (Barnes Brief History series)

By: STEELE, Joel Dorman; STEELE, Esther Baker

Price: $25.50

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1883

Stock No.: 82563

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A generously illustrated history of the world, from the ancients up to the mid-19th century. With engraved black & white illustrations and numerous colored maps. Indexed, and with list of study questions for the student. Copyright by A. S. Barnes & Co. An entry in publisher's Barnes Brief History series. --- In maroon cloth-covered boards backed in brown leather, with titling and decorations gilt-stamped to cover and spine. Volume has no dust jacket. --- With chafing to ... View more info

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The Arts and Man

By: STITES, Raymond S.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1940

Stock No.: 80064

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


In this work, the author seeks to trace the history of man and art and he explains how art has helped mankind cope with darker challenges such as war and poverty. With illustrations throughout, many in full color. --- This hefty volume in olive cloth-covered boards with brown titling on cover, decorations and titling on spine in brown and maroon. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- Prior owner's signature to front paste-down, with rubbing and discoloration to cloth and black... View more info

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The Lives of the Twelve Caesars: Complete and Unabridged (Modern Library #188.1)

By: SUETONIUS (Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1953]

Stock No.: 81902

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


The history of the famous Roman emperors, from Julius Caesar to Domitian, was carried forward from ancient times to the modern era largely through the efforts of Suetonius, a 1st and 2nd Century Roman historian. His writings have been rendered into English in this unexpurgated Modern Library edition. With notes and an introduction by Joseph Gavorse. --- In Toledano spine 8 / green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers /... View more info

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World War II in the Air The Pacific

By: Sunderman, Major James F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bramhall House: 1962

Stock No.: 73519

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


The air war in Pacific theater is detailed here in words and pictures. With some rippling as the result of exposure to dampness; and with edgewear and inked signature on front free endpaper; overall a tight copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 306 pages View more info

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A Systematic Study of the C. O. C. 1893-1928

By: SWARTH, Harry S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Cooper Ornithological Club: 1929

Stock No.: 78191

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A history of the Cooper Ornithological Club (later renamed the Cooper Ornithological Society) by a former President, Harry S. Swarth. Written, perhaps as a joke, in a scholarly manner as though a bird species were being examined. The club was established in 1893 with the purpose being the study of birds. With many b&w photos and with descriptions and listings of publications and officers. --- In beige paper wraps. A clean, firm copy but with previous owner's signature on... View more info

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The Seven Daughters of Eve The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry

By: Sykes, Bryan

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2001

Edition: First US Edition

Stock No.: 72745

ISBN: 0393020185

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Impeccable copy of work detailing author's work in genetics. Interior crisp, bright and unmarked; dust jacket unblemished but for slight ripple at flap edge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages View more info

One Hundred Years Ago in Nevada

By: Taylor, Jock

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Reno, Nevada U. S. A., Western Sales Distribution: 1964

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 71129

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Signed, "with best regards" by author on ffep. In good shape, slightly yellowed but tight and fully intact. Minor stains f & r covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 372 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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The Complete Writings of Thucydides: The Peloponnesian War (Modern Library #58.2)

By: THUCYDIDES

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1967]

Stock No.: 81909

Condition: Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket


A modern reprint edition of the famed account of the 5th and 4th Century B.C. war between Sparta and Athens. With introduction by John H. Finley, Jr. Unabridged translation from the Greek by Richard Crawley. Includes 2-page 431 B.C. map of the Eastern Mediterranean area. --- In Toledano spine 13 / maroon cloth / silver spine titling / ml logo blindstamped to front cover / violet & yellow Fujita endpapers / jacket style l, verso is blank. Interior bears 1951 date but like... View more info

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The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire 1936-1945

By: TOLAND, John

Price: $30.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: c.1977

Stock No.: 82180

ISBN: 039444311X

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Third printing of this single-volume work which details the rise of Japan prior to World War II, their involvement in the war, and their eventual defeat. With seven maps and over sixty photographs, map of War in the Pacific to endpapers. This work was awarded the 1971 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. --- In gold and rust full cloth-covered boards w/decorations and titling stamped in copper foil and gilt on cover and spine; black topstain. Volume lacks the dust jac... View more info

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The Shadow of Vesuvius: Pompeii AD 79

By: TREVELYAN, Raleigh

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1976

Stock No.: 77964

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


The numerous volanic eruptions of Mount Vesuvius near Naples throughout history are described here, with multiple photos, paintings, sculpture, drawings, etc. --- In brown quarter cloth and paper-covered boards with striking image of Pompeiian in gilt on cover. --- With a bit of bubbling of the paper covering on front cover & a scratch to gilt cover image and previous owner's bookplate affixed to front pastedown, else a clean, unmarked and bright copy lacking other dam... View more info

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A Colorado History: Seventh Edition

By: UBBELOHDE, Susan; BENSON, Maxine; SMITH, Duane A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Pruett Publishing Company: 1995

Stock No.: 77851

ISBN: 0871087421

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A history of Colorado, from prehistoric times through the late 20th Century. With extensive endnotes and index. --- A firm, bright, intact copy but with highlighting throughout. ; The Pruett Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 431 pages View more info

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Memoirs of the Crusades (Everyman's Library #333)

By: VILLEHARDOUIN, Geffroi de; JOINVILLE, Jean , Sire de

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1957

Stock No.: 81736

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


This Everyman's Library edition presents two accounts by French noblemen of their respective 13th century crusades. Villehardouin recounts events in the Fourth Crusade of 1202-04; de Joinville the Crusade of Louis IX from 1248 to 1254. Translated from the French and with an introduction by Sir Frank Marzials. Number 333 in Everyman's Library History series. --- A 1957 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library larger format binding style 4. Full pale red cloth-covered board... View more info

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Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America

By: Von WINNING, Hasso (text); STENDAHL, Alfred (plate selection)

Price: $58.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: [1968]

Stock No.: 81206

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


This hefty volume covers the history of art and culture in Mexico and Central America from the mid-first millenium era through the Spanish Conquest of 1521. With 595 illustrations, 175 of which are in full color; and with 6 maps. Color plates tipped onto leaves. In addition to the illustrations, the history and details of the art pieces are described in text and notes by Hasso Von Winning. Selection of plates by Alfred Stendahl. --- In cream and maroon cloth-covered boar... View more info

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Korean Tales

By: VOORHEES, Melvin B.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1952

Stock No.: 74547

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


First Edition, with small card requesting a book review from publisher. In maroon full cloth-covered boards with titling and author's facsimile signature on cover and spine. Interior with full-page frontis map of Korea (repeated on back of jacket). Cover with rubbing and superficial scratches; interior clean and bright. Jacket has chafing at crease points and edges; bears orig. $3 flap price and in mylar protector. --- From the jacket: 'This book is packed with outspoken... View more info