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Antique Maps of the World in Color

By: Sterling Publishing

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sterling Publishing: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19182

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


74 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. LARGE oblong book. Picture board - with 3 very, very thin, assembly flaws - almost unseen. White on front cover ever-so-lightly age tanned. A bit of wear at front bottom corner tip. Fantastic color maps. The thirty six antique maps reproduced in this volume show the latest geographical knowledge that was available at the time they were made, from the 16th to the 19th centuries. View more info

Secret Missions Of The CIVIL War

By: Stern, Philip V.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1990

Edition: Sixteenth Printing

Seller ID: 2255

ISBN: 0517000024

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


320 pages; Fine/Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is also Fine! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! These are first hand accounts by men and women who risked their lives in underground activities for the North and South during the Civil War. View more info

CALL TO GREATNESS, A Survey of a Troubled World - and Heartening Testimony on Democracy's Power to Survive.

By: Stevenson, Adlai E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1954

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 4960

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


110 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has light rubbing on front and back panel. Tiny shelf wear at spine tips and corner tips. Now in protective sleeve. The material in this book is taken from the Godkin Lectures delivered at Harvard University, March, 1954 under the title of A Troubled World. View more info

The Causes of the English Revolution 1529-1642

By: Stone,Lawrence

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Harper & Row: 1972

Edition: Eleventh Printing

Seller ID: 6930

ISBN: 0061316784

Condition: Near Fine


168 pages; Near Fine. No creases. Outside page edges age tanned. Solid, clean. Just a bit of shelf rub to the back cover. This long interpretative study displays many of Lawrence Stone's finest intellectual qualities: his enormous fertility and facility of mind, his tremendous assimilative powers, his gifts of eclectic synthesis, his enviable command over the language in which his thoughts are expressed. Trade Paperback. View more info

Britain From the Air

By: Stonehouse, Bernard; Wheldon, Sir Huw (Foreword)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ny, Crown: 1982

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18141

ISBN: 0517547155

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


160 pages; Fine/Fine. As New condition. Huge book (14 x 10 x 1) Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is also Fine. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Aerial photographs provide unique and exciting different views of Britain. They show clearly how geological and geographical forces have shaped the countryside, giving the British landscape its rich, varied and distinctly regional texture, and disclose patterns, both natural and mad-made, that are hidden from observers on the ground. View more info

The Medieval World and its Transformations (800 - 1650) Volume II

By: Straka, Gerald M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Mcgraw-Hill: 1967

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14733

Condition: Very Good+


482 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Full number sequence. Super light front hinge crease. No spine creases. Tiny bit of shelf rub to cover edges. Solid, clean. This anthology grew out of a college freshman course in Western Institutions and Social Ideas taught by a staff that used original sources as materials for discussion and analysis. We found ourselves supplementing existing anthologies with new documents, to keep the discussion course stimulating and exciting to teacher and student allike. Trade Paperback. View more info

Hitler's Battles for Europe

By: Strawson, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1971

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19428

ISBN: 0684123797

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


256 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Black boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Now in protective sleeve. Here is a fascinating account of one of history's strangest military commanders and his struggle to conquer and hold Europe. It is a story of the strategic brilliance, eccentricity and iron will of a man obsessed with war and conquest. Illustrated with maps and photographs. View more info

The Illustrated Science And Invention Encyclopedia - How It Works - International Edition Volume 1

By: Stuttman, H. S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CT, H. S. Stuttman: 1983

Seller ID: 13895

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


128 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. International Edition Volume 1. Beige and red boards with very bright gilt lettering. Soft bump top corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. This is beautifully color ilustrated. Some of it was previously published in Great Britain under name of How it Works. View more info

A History of the Aztecs and the Mayas and Their Conquest

By: Sundel, Alfred

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Collier Macmillan: 1967

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15944

Condition: Very Good


184 pages; Very Good condition. Very shallow reading creases. Just a bit of shelf rub to edges. Soft bump to corners. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Solid, clean. Illustrated with maps and archaeological finds. The rise and fall of America's first great civilization. Trade Paperback. View more info

Beaverbrook

By: Taylor, A. J. P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13339

ISBN: 0671213768

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


712 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Attractive black cloth boards with bright silver lettering. Just a bit of age tan to outside page edges. Great photos! Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has light shelf wear at front corner tips and top spine tip. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Beaverbrook as a politician, newspaper magnate, historian, and high-pressure organizer was nothing less than a phenomenon. His Canadian childhood; his political intrigues; his courageous struggles against the asthma that almost crippled him; his amazing succe... View more info

A Death in Texas: a Story of Race, Murder, and a Small Town's Struggle for Redemption

By: Temple-Raston, Dina

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14894

ISBN: 0805066527

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


317 pages; Fine/Fine. Full number sequence. Attractive gray on teal boards with bright silver lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! A vivid account of how a small Texas town faced up to its racist past in the wake of the brutal murder of James Byrd, Jr. Before 1998 few Americans had ever heard of Jasper, Texas. That all changed June 7, 1998, when a trio of young white men chained a forty-nine year old black man named James Byrd, Jr. To the bumper of a truck and dragged him three miles down a ... View more info

Trafalgar

By: Terraine, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1976

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7849

ISBN: 0283982365

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


205 pages; Near Fine/Near Fine. Neat book plate on front end paper. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny bit of rub bottom back corner tip. Beautiful wrap-around artwork, and wonderful illustrations in color and black and white throughout book. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! John Terraine has written a brilliant and fresh account of the most famous naval battle in British history. The two protagonists are not Villeneuve and Nelson, but Napoleon and the British naval tradition. Amplifying the account of the battle of Trafalgar is a le... View more info

The University of Chicago Magazine, Volume LXII, Number 1, July, August 1969

By: The University of Chicago

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IL, University of Chicago: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 17165

Condition: Good


44 pages; Good condition. Address label on back cover. Chipped edges. One chip to top edge goes to 10. Bumped bottom corner tip, including several pages. Tear at bottom spine edge. Age tanned. Solid, clean. Features A Tribute to Henry Rago; Dissent, Universities, and the Law; The Challenge of Change; Student Unrest and the Role of the Media; Reunion '69, The Alumni awards and a portfolio of drawings by Franklin McMahon; The Benefactors, First in a series of sketches of UC benefactors. View more info

Armed Truce - The Beginnings Of The Cold War -1945 - 1946

By: Thomas, Hugh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Atheneum: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13312

ISBN: 068911740X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


668 pages; Fine/Fine. Beautiful blue and white cloth boards with bright copper lettering and initials. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! On February 9, 1945, Joseph Stalin made his celebrated Election speech. Less than a month later, Winston Churchill delivered an equally famous speech at Fulton, Missouri. The uneasy period following the end of the Second World War had ended. The Iron Curtain had descended. The Cold War had begun. View more info

The Spanish CIVIL War

By: Thomas, Hugh

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Colophon: 1974

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 15201

Condition: Very Good+


720 pages; 1974 Edition. Very Good Plus condition. No creases. Just bit of shelf rub to edges. Tee-niny drop bottom front cover edge. Solid, otherwise clean. A full, vivid, and deeply serious treatment The Spanish Civil War. Trade Paperback. View more info

ENGLAND IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY 1815 - 1914

By: Thomson, David

Price: $4.00

Publisher: England, Penguin: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 6280

ISBN: 0140201971

Condition: Very Good+


254 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, Clean. The theme of this book is the major social changes which the people of England experienced during the period of 'the great peace' between the Battle of Waterloo and the First World War... View more info

America Celebrates, Its Festivals, Customs And Traditions

By: Tonn, Maryjane Hooper (Ed. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: WI, Ideals Publishing: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 2664

Condition: Near Fine


4to ; Unpaginated pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. Glossy illustrated boards. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Describes a bit of history on many holidays and celebrations. Valentines's Day, Mother's Day, Easter, St. Patrick's Day, New Year, Chinese new Year, christmas, Halloween, Jewish Holidays, Saint Nicholas becomes Santa Claus, The Mummers' Parade. View more info

Siena Tourist Guide of the City and Environs: History and Art

By: Tourist Guide

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Siena, Nello Ticci Editore: 1948

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15328

Condition: Good


128 pages; Good condition. Reading creases. Name to inside cover. White cover is lightly age tanned and shelf rubbed. Outside page edges are very age tanned. Solid, otherwise clean. Owing to her position, to the greatness of her artistic masterpieces and medaeval aspect, the city of Siena is one of the most remarkable and interesting town in Italy. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Crucible of Christianity, Judaism, Hellenism and the Historical Background to the Christian Faith

By: Toynbee, Arnnold (Ed. )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, World Publishing: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 17947

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


368 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. HUGE book (10 and a half x 14 x 1 and a half inches) Outside page edges are lightly age tanning. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are clean. The DJ is price clipped and very lightly age tanned. Just a bit of shelf rub at bottom corner tips. Now in protective sleeve. 556 illustrations, 158 in color, 398 photographs, drawings, maps and plans. An excellent gift! The subject of this book is the place and time in which Christianity made its appearance in the world. The place is the Western end of the Old World. View more info

Five Great Encyclicals

By: Treacy, Rev. Gerald C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Paulist Press: 1953

Seller ID: 6596

Condition: Very Good


215 pages; Very Good condition. Back cover lightly age tanned. NO reading creases. Just a bit of wear at edges. Solid, Clean. View more info

History of England - Illustrated

By: Trevelyan, G. M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Longman: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17579

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


758 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Binding appears to have been repaired at page 35 - very nicely. Name to front fly-leaf. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Soft bump at corners. Solid binding and hinges. Bright red boards with bright gilt lettering. Illustrated with Maps and Genealogical Trees. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are clean. This work is an essay in so far as it attempts to analyze the social development of the nation in relation to economic conditions, political institutions, and overseas activities. View more info

History of England, Volume II, the Tudors and the Stuart Era

By: Trevelyan, G. M.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday Anchor: 1952

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 19703

Condition: Very Good+


320 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Volume II ONLY. No creases. Un-read tight. Lightly age tanned to spine. Name to inside cover. Solid, clean. Volume II includes: Book I - The Tudors - Character of Henry VII. The machinery of the Tudor government; Powers of the Council and Decline of the Aristocracy. The Renaissance scholars. Henry VIII. The Era of Discovery. The Cabots. The Royal Navy, Spain, France, and Scottish Reformation. The Bible, Poetry and Music. Also, Book II includes The Stuarts. Much more - just a brief summary. Index included. View more info

The Age of Expansion, Europe and the World 1559-1660

By: Trevor-Roper, Hugh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, McGraw-Hill: 1968

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17948

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


360 pages; Near Fine/Near Fine. HUGE book (10 and a half x 14 x 1 and a half inches) Pages lightly age toned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are clean. The DJ has tiny bit of shelf rub on the edges. Inside front flap creased. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! 604 illustrations, 185 in color, 419 photographs, engravings, drawings and maps. This was one of the great ages of realistic illustration, and every aspect of the period is copiously reflected in art - from cartoons to altarpieces and from Dutch still lifes to Japanese woodcuts. View more info

Mao Tse-Tung on Revolution and War

By: Tse-Tung, Mao; Rejai, M[Ostafa] (Ed)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Anchor Books: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15183

Condition: Very Good+


452 pages; Very Good Plus condition. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Front hinge crease. No spine creases. Just a bit of shelf rub to edges. Solid, clean. In this collection of essays Mao Tse-tung speaks for himself, revealing the main themes of his political thought and the major ingredients of his long-term plans for China. Cover art work by Keith Godard. View more info

Distant Mirror, The Calamitous 14th Century

By: Tuchman, Barbara W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1979

Seller ID: 17653

ISBN: 0140054073

Condition: Very Good


677 pages; Very Good condition. Hinge creases. No spine creases. Sticker scar removal to back cover. Outside page edges are age tanned. Just a bit of shelf rub and bump at edges. Solid, clean. With skill and understanding, the Pulitzer Prize winner paints a vivid portrait of the 14th century in Western Europe - the century of the Black Death and the Hundred Years War. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Time Before History : 5 Million Years Of Human Impact

By: Tudge, Colin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster Trade: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1292

ISBN: 0684807262

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Fine/Fine. First Edition with Full Number Sequence. Black boards with Bright Gilt stamping. Boards are Straight and Tips are Pointed. DJ is Great - no flaws. A Bright, Beautiful, Tight, Clean copy. View more info

English Men And Manners In The Eighteenth Century

By: Turberville, A. S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford: 1957

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 8389

Condition: Very Good


539 pages; Very Good condition. Bit of Shelf rub to cover. Reading creases. Solid, clean. This History of 18th century England is narrated thoughout with illustrations. There are 12 pages of Illustration listings. The period of English history of which this book treats is sometimes known as the Classical or Augustan Age. This designation refers especially to the character of its literature... Trade Paperback. View more info

Sceptered Isle - The Countryside Of Britain

By: Turner, James; Blythe, Ronald (Intro)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Methuen: 1977

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13649

ISBN: 0458924601

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


200 pages; Near Fine/Near Fine. Light ecru boards with bright gilt lettering. Tee-niny soft bump to front bottom corner tip. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has just a tiny bit shelf rub at edges. Now in protective sleeve. Full of awesome illustrations. The landscapes of England, Wales, and Scotland is one of rich and subtle contrasts. This book is a study, not of the separate geographical regions of Britains countryside, but the differennt types of landscape from mountain to moor and heartland, from seashore to forest and woodland. View more info

Petroleum Investigation: Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce House of Representatives Seventy-Third Congress H. Res. 441 Part 2

By: U. S. House Of Represtentives

Price: $100.00

Publisher: DC, U. S. Government Publishing Office: 1934

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15857

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


521 pages; Good/No Jacket. Multiple fold out maps. Hinges shaken. Appears to have been professionally repaired. Dark green boards with gilt lettering. Shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Back board is rubbed and has tiny smudges. Bookbinder label to back inside board. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, and pages are clean. This volume continues with Petroleum Investigation and Hearings before a Subcommittee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce House of Representatives 73rd Congress on H. Res. 441, printed herein on Sept 17-22, 1934. Part II Inc... View more info

Espana Y Su Civilizacion, Segunda Edicion

By: Ugarte, Francisco

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Odyssey Press: 1965

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 17507

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


368 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Text completely in SPANISH. Lightly bumped corner tips. Stamp from University of Arizona Institute of Advanced Study on front fly-leaf. Name plate inside front cover. Light shelf rub at edges. Solid binding and hinges. Clean. Spain and its civilization. Fully illustrated with photos. View more info

Newsweek Magazine, November 28, 1983 - What JFK Meant To Us

By: Unknown,

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Newsweek, Inc.: 1983

Seller ID: 17464

Condition: Good


120 pages; Good condition. A bit of shelf wear at edges. Address label to front cover. A little worn at the staples. Solid, clean. Features What JFK Meant to Us - 30 Americans reflect on The Man, The Myth, The Legacy. Also features: The Day After Deployment; The New Tone in Phones; Lebanon: An Eye for an Eye; Yeshiva Girl; and much more. View more info

Los Reyes Catolicos, Secund Edicion

By: Uson, A. G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Argentina, Editorial Atlantida S. A.: 1953

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16255

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


167 pages; Good/No Jacket. All text in Spanish. Illustrated boards with painting on green backgroound and white lettering. Spine is faded. Shelf wear to edges. Small chip at top spine tip. Endpapers are navy blue with white decorated design with Bibliotecha Billiken scrolled. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are clean. Several watercolor illustrations. The story of Queen Isabella, opening with Spain in 1462. Ends with the embarking of Christopher Columbus to America for Catholic Queen and King of Spain. All text is in Spanish. View more info

Florence

By: Valori, Aldo; Lees, Dorothy Nevile (Trans)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Italy, Instituto Geografico De Agostini: 1954

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15320

Condition: Very Good


115 pages; Very Good condition. This trade paperback has a dust jacket. Light reading creases. Name to fly leaf. Slight lean. Light shelf rub to edges. Tears to dust jacket at bottom spine and tanned spine. Outside page edges age tanned. Soft bumps to corners. Solid, clean. A text on history of Florence and then all the most beautiful of it's art, architecture, sculptures. 115 pages of text followed by 128 photographs. Trade Paperback. View more info

Dark Islands

By: Vandercook, Hohn W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1937

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13786

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


367 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Illustrated with Photographs. Black and green boards with bright gilt and black lettering. Tiny bit of shelf rub to corner tips. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Great illustrated end papers. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Fiji Islands, PagoPago, and more Islands in the Pacific Ocean. View more info

Rutas De Espana - Toledo, Ciudad Real, Cuenca, Albacete

By: VEGA, Luis Antonio de la

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Publicaciones Espanolas: 1966

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 17518

Condition: Very Good


226 pages; Very Good condition. Text in SPANISH. Reading creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. Fold out map. Tour guide to Spain. Concentrating on Toledo, Ciudad Real, Cuenca, Albacete - Also Aranjuez. Illustrated by maps and photos. View more info

Le Premiere Volume de Merlin - Volume I

By: Verard, A.; Pickford, C. E. (Introduction)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Scolar Press: 1975

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 20542

ISBN: 0827734255

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Unpaginated pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. VOLUME 1 ONLY. The book and cover are Fine with gilt lettering on the front cover [title of first volume] and spine [head: Merlin/1498/Volume 1; tail: Scolar]. The pages are bright and the (Middle French) text is clear with several full page wood cuts and quite a few partial page woodcuts throughout the book. This is the first volume of a facsimile reprint with an introduction (in English) by C.E. Pickford of the three volume Middle French (ca.1400-1600) First Edition published by A. Verard, 1498, Paris, France. Volume... View more info

This Is Spain - History

By: Vicente Cacho Viu

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Servicio Informativo Espanol: N.D.

Seller ID: 17527

Condition: Very Good


44 pages; Very Good condition. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. Nice, illustrated history of Spain. Illustrated by J. Garcia-Ochoa. No date in the book. My guess is early 70's. View more info

Hispania, Historia Politica Y Cultural De Espana

By: Vidal, S. Sobreques; photos,

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Editorial Vicens-Vives: 1965

Seller ID: 17508

Condition: Good


301 pages; Good condition. Text completely in SPANISH. Reading creases. Shelf wear at edges. A Good reading copy. Fully illustrated with photos. Hispania, Historia Politica Y Cultural De Espana. View more info

CONSERVATISM REVISITED, WITH THE ADDITION OF BOOK II, THE NEW CONSERVATISM - WHAT WENT WRONG?

By: Viereck, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Collier Books: 1962

Edition: First Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 5071

Condition: Very Good+


192 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Very, very light front hinge crease. No spine creases. Pages Un-read Tight and Clean. Revised and Enlarged Edition, with the addition of Book II. This is only one book - the title may lead someone to think it is two books. Lively and provacative reading. It is well worth the attention of all students of current politics - Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. View more info

Rutas de Espana - Madrid, Avila, Segovia, Guadalajara

By: Villarta, Angeles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Publicaciones Espanolas: 1966

Seller ID: 17511

Condition: Very Good+


205 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Text completely in SPANISH. Slight lean from shelving. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. Tour guide to Spain - Madrid, Avila, Segovia, and Guadalajara. Fold out map. Town map drawings and photos. View more info

Aproximacion A La Historia De Espana - 4th Edition

By: Vives, J. Vicens

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Spain, Editorial Vicens-Vives: 1966

Edition: Fourth Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13019

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


202 pages; Near Fine/Very Good. Text in SPANISH. Name to inside front board. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is lightly shelf rubbed on the white panels. Tiny closed tear at bottom front corner tip. Now in protective sleeve. Includes Index. All text in Spanish. View more info

DISPATCHES FROM THE PACIFIC CENTURY

By: Viviano, Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Addison Wesley: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4142

ISBN: 020163290x

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


252 pages; Fine/Fine. As New condition. A Bright, Beautiful, Clean copy. With like DJ in new protective sleeve. Frank Viviano is my favorite San Francisco reporter. He won't accept any vision of reality that's dictated from the top down - and he has come to know Asia the hard way, which is the only way Asia can be known - John Krich. View more info

Germany's New Conservatism In History And Dilemma In The Twentieth Century

By: Von Klemperer, Klemens

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NJ, Princeton University Press: 1972

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 7485

Condition: Near Fine


256 pages; Near Fine condition. 2nd Printing, 1972. No creases. Tiny bit of shelf rub to cover. Solid, clean. The book does not suggest any easy solutions, yet for this very reason it may represent a clarion work for fruitful follow-ups. What better recommendatin could one give for a thought provoking task than the confidence that it will serve as a traill blazer for other expeditions into the terra incognita? ISBN: 0691007535 Trade Paperback. View more info

Lancashire And Cheshire With Merseyside And Greater Manchester - A Geographia Guide

By: Wade, H. O. ; Coster, E. L. ; Wright, J. T. (Series Ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Geographia:

Seller ID: 13845

ISBN: 0092055702

Condition: Very Good+


128 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No copyright date - circa 1975. Light front hinge crease, no spine creases. Tiny name/date [1978] to inside cover. Very soft bump to bottom corner tip. Solid, clean. Illustrated throughout with maps and photos. Covering history and certain towns in England, including: Chester, Northwich, Jodrell, Bank, The Wirral, Liverpool, Southport, Blackpool, Lancastere, Morecambe, Furness, and more. Photographs & Maps. Like others in the Geographia Guide series, this book indicates the principal beauties and historic treasures to be seen in the area with which it deals... View more info

THE DEATH AND REBIRTH OF THE SENECA

By: Wallace, Anthony F. C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage Books: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4304

ISBN: 039471699x

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


384 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Outside page edges very lightly age tanning. A Solid, Clean copy. This book is at once troubling and richly textured; for it draws skillfully and impartially on the resources of history, ethnology and psychology to chronicle the agony and decline of one of the proudest of American Indian peoples - Morris Opler, Book World. View more info

Civilization Past And Present - Single Volume Edition

By: Wallbank, T. Walter; Taylor, Alastair M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: IL, Scott, Foresman: 1956

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16410

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


864 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. This is the 1956 Edition, 1st printing. Black boards with gilt and red lettering. A very thin crease to front board from binding error. Outside page edges are very lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. An excellent gift! Completely illustrated . Nice end papers - Chronology of Civilization. View more info

Area Handbook For Germany

By: Walpole, Norman C

Price: $20.00

Publisher: DC, American University: 1964

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 6967

Condition: Very Good+


954 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Perfect fold out maps. No creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at spine edge and back top corner tip. Spine is square. Solid, Clean. View more info

The Supreme Court in United States History - Volume One (I) 1789-1835 and Volume Two (II) 1836-1918 (2 Volumes)

By: Warren, Charles

Price: $250.00

Publisher: NY, Leslie B. Adams, Jr.: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 14703

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Fine/No Jackets as issued. TWO Volumes - I & II. Exquisite Full Leather boards. Un-opened tight. Privately published for the members of the Legal Classic Library. Film was prepared from the new and revised 1928 Edition. Endleaves are specially commissioned original marble design of Richard J. Wolfe. Page edges are gilded and covers are brass-die stamped in 22-karat gold. Raised bands. Silk ribbon bookmark. Includes Notes From The Editors pamplets for each volume. An excellent gift! 815 pages and 8112 pages respectively. Media mail only. View more info

George Washington Letter to John Langdon

By: Washington, George

Price: $70.00

Publisher: United States Historical Society: 1970

Seller ID: 18744

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Near Fine/No Jacket. (No copyright date) The Padded Leather Portfolio has several tiny indents on the back cover - only seen if held to the light just right. Portfolio is 10 x 12 ½ with bright gilt lettering and emblem. This reproduction of the Presidential Letter (Portfolio Edition) is by The US Historical Society and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity (COA). The padded leather portfolio contains the photo of Washington and the reproduction of the letter, both under plastic. The COA indicates this is No. 238 of 5000 copies and is signed (stamped signature) Virginus Dabney / Chairman, ... View more info

The Life and Times of Catherine de' Medici

By: Watson, Francis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: D. Appleton-Century Co.: 1935

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19123

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


327 pages; Good/No Jacket. Solid binding and hinges. Just a bit of shelf wear at spine tips and corner tips. Spine lettering has faded. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned with light foxing. Light foxing to the glossy back of the photographs. 16 Illustrations. View more info