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Crossroads of the World: the Story of Times Square

By: Laas, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Popular Library: 1965

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14815

Condition: Near Fine


159 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Un-read tight. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. Crossroads of the world - the story of Times Square. Read about its fabulous personalties, its historic moments, its sparkling nightlife. Illustrated with great photos. View more info

The Anatomy of Glory: Napoleon and His Guard

By: Lachouque, Henry; Brown, Anne S. K. (Trans) ; Chandler, David G. (Intro)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Hippocrene Books: 1978

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 16297

ISBN: 0882544489

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


565 pages; Fine/Fine. THIRD Edition. Attractive red cloth boards with bright gilt lettering. Mapped endpapers. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is also Fine. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Written by France's foremost historian of the Napoleonic Wars, Commandant Henry Lachouque, and translated and adapted by Anne S. K. Brown, this sumptuous work is enhanced by over 180 illustrations, including 86 plates in full colo... View more info

THE POLITBURO, DEMOGRAPHIC TRENDS, GORBACHEV, AND THE FUTURE

By: Laird, Roy D.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: CO, Westview Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4388

ISBN: 0813371988

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Westview Special Studies on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe; 198 pages; Very Good condition. No creases. Only thing that keeps this from being Near Fine is 3 pages have sparse underlining. Prior owner's name written very small on front fly-leaf. Otherwise clean. Details of the Soviet government from Lenin-Stalin years to Gorbachev. View more info

Medieval Heresy - Popular Movements From Bogomil To Hus

By: Lambert, Malcolm D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 5927

ISBN: 0713158948

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


430 pages; Near Fine/Near Fine. Very soft bump at corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tee-niny chip top front corner tip. Now in protective sleeve. The history of medieval heresy is one of terror and persecution. It is also a history of failure, for no heretical movement succeeded either in imposing its views on the Church or in gaining toleration for its beliefs and practices. Most were ruthlessly extinguished,... View more info

Catholic Texans - Our Family Album

By: Landregan, Steve

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Editions Du Sign: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18603

ISBN: 2746812851

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


143 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Large - (9 1/2 x 12 1/2) Beautifully illustrated glossy boards. Name inked out on front fly leaf. Soft bump top spine edge. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. History of the Catholic church in Texas. Missions and Settlements; Independence, statehood and civil war; Expansion and growth, Changing Church; The Church in Texas today. Media mail only! View more info

STATE AND POLITICS IN THE USSR

By: Lane, David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, New York University Press: 1985

Edition: No Printing Noted

Seller ID: 4392

ISBN: 0814750141

Condition: Very Good


398 pages; Very Good condition. Prior owner's name written very small on front fly-leaf. sparse underlining in two chapters. Slight front hinge crease. NO spine creases. A Solid, otherwise Clean copy. A comprehensive, detailed and lucid analysis of contemporary Soviet policies, recent history and the fundamental ideas of Marxism and Leninism. View more info

The World we Have Lost, England Before the Industrial Age

By: Laslett, Peter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribners's Sons: 1973

Edition: Second Edition; Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 6919

ISBN: 0684137259

Condition: Very Good


325 pages; Very Good. Remainder Line. No spine creases. Crease to back cover. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, Clean. A pioneering book dealing with the contrast between England before the coming of industry and England in the twentieth century. Trade Paperback. View more info

Historic Houses Of Early America

By: Lathrop, Elise

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Tudor: 1936

Edition: Reprint; Third Printing

Seller ID: 13588

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


464 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Amazing condition. Large coffee tablesize book 8 x 11 x 2 1/2. Light shelf rub at spine edges. No shelf rub to spine tips and tee-niny bit to corner tips. Great artistic end papers. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Binding and hinges solid and tight. DJ has just a bit of shelf rub at spine tips and top corner tips. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! The author does not pretend that ... View more info

Deception In War

By: Latimer, Jon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Overlook Press, The: 2001

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 1759

ISBN: 1585672041

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


356 pages; Fine/Fine. One page has gem clip indentation, otherwise Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Deception on the battlefield is surely as old as warfare itself. The examples stretch from the very beginning of recorded military history - Pharaoh Ramses its campaign against the Hittites in 1294 BC to the modern times when technology has placed a stunning array of devic... View more info

Alte und neue Welt in wechselseitiger Sicht, Studien zu den transatlantischen Beziehungen im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert (Veroffentlichungen des Max-Planck-Instituts fur Geschichte) (German Edition)

By: Lehmann, Hartmut

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Germany, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht: 1995

Seller ID: 19196

ISBN: 3352004919

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


271 pages; Fine/No Jacket. Text in GERMAN, with a couple of chapters in English. Bright green boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. An excellent gift! View more info

British Infantry Colours

By: Lemonofides, Dino

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Almark: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7517

ISBN: 0855240210

Condition: Near Fine


56 pages; Near Fine condition. Soft bump to top spine tip and bottom corner tip. No creases. Solid, clean. A concise but comprehensive guide to the regimental, battalion, and company colours and standards of the British Infantry from 1660 to the present day; with six colour plates, numerous line drawings, and many contemporary illustrations, all of special appeal to modellers and military enthusiasts. An excellent gift! Trade Paperback. View more info

Emergence Of A Free Press

By: Levy, Leonard W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press: 1985

Edition: First Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 7221

ISBN: 0195035062

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


383 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Revised and enlarged edition. Light bump to first three pages which caused a wrinkle. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has small chip at top corner tip. Now in protective sleeve. 'Freedom of speech and Press in Early American History.' View more info

The American Magic: Codes, Ciphers and the Defeat of Japan

By: Lewin, Ronald

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar Straux Giroux: 1982

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 16299

ISBN: 0374104174

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


330 pages; Near Fine/Near Fine. Outside page edges lightly age tanning. Attractive black on light brown paper covered boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny bit shelf top back edge. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Many black and white photos and documents. The way in which people view the conduct of World War II was radically altered by the revelation, in 1974, that the Briti... View more info

The Living Words of Abraham Lincoln: Selected Writings of a Great President

By: Lewis, Edward; Belck, Jack (Eds) ; Sandburg, Carl (Foreword)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Hallmark Editions: 1967

Edition: 1st Hallmark Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15660

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


62 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Beautiful deep red boards with white lettering and illustrations. Yellow decorated endpapers. A bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has just a bit of shelf rub to edges. A closed tear near back top corner. Now in protective sleeve. Selected writings of a Great President - Abe Lincoln. This offers every American the chance to know this fascin... View more info

PEDRO MARTINEZ, A Mexican Peasant and His Family

By: Lewis, Oscar

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage Books: 1967

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 4901

Condition: Very Good


507 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Very light front hinge reading crease. NO spine crease. Light shelf rub to spine edge. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. A solid, clean book. The first full-scale intimate portrait of peasant culture, revealing the contradictions between the peasant's conservatism and his front-line participation in the actual revolutions of the twentieth century. View more info

Quarterly Journal Of Current Acquisitions, Volume 13, No.2 - February, 1956

By: Library Of Congress

Price: $20.00

Publisher: DC, Library of Congress: 1956

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12425

Condition: Very Good+


127 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Just a bit of shelf rub and bump at edges. Cover is lightly age tanned around the edges. Solid, otherwise clean. An article by Kathrine E. Brand called Woodrow Wilson in His Own Time, Catalog of Woodrow Wilson Centennial Exhibit, and Annual Reports from Orient, such as Far East, Near East, Hebraica and South Asia. View more info

The Gettysburg Address and Other Speeches, Penguin 60s

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Penguin: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18583

ISBN: 014600079x

Condition: Near Fine


86 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. Small book format. Beautiful cover art work. Penguin 60s series published for Penguin's 60th anniversary. An excellent gift! Ten historic speeches by America's Greatest President. View more info

The American Poor, A Report On Poverty In The United States

By: Liston, Robert A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Laurel: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 1202

ISBN: 0440002540

Condition: Very Good+


191 pages; Very Good Plus, Clean, Tight copy. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Light front hinge crease. No spine creases. Just a bit of shelf rub and bump at edges. The US is the richest nation on earth. A thought provoking book that explores the status of poverty in America and analyzes its causes, effects, and possible solutions. View more info

Dinosaur Tracks and Other Fossil Footprints of Europe

By: Lockley, Martin; Meyer, Christian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Columbia University: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4664

ISBN: 0231107102

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


323 pages; Fine/Fine. As New condition. A Bright, Beautiful, Un-read Tight and Clean. An Excellent Gift! An extensive, well-documented, and original synthesis of the fossil vertegrate track record of Europe. Illustrated with photos and drawings. View more info

A Night To Remember, Special Illustrated Edition

By: Lord, Walter

Price: $70.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam Books: 1978

Seller ID: 3747

ISBN: 0553010603

Condition: Very Good


4to ; A Very Rare copy of the Illustrated Edition. (pgs. 232) Very Good condition. Front hinge reading crease - NO spine reading creases. Lightly dusty on outside page edges. A Solid, Clean copy. Inside pages Bright and Clean. Original Wraps. Fantastic photos (more than 125 Dramatic Photographs) . Also includes engineering plans for this great ship - by deck. A Great Gift for the Titanic enthusiast. Now, for the first time in paperback, the illustrated edition of A Night... View more info

The Journal of American History, Vol. 71, No. 2, September 1984

By: Lucas, Paul (Ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Organization of American Historians: 1984

Edition: Quarterly Publication

Seller ID: 19050

Condition: Very Good


224 pages; Very Good condition. No creases. White covers just a tad age tanned. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Hard bump at front cover bottom edge. Solid, clean. Featuring: Antimasonry Reexamined: Social Bases of the Grass-Roots Party by Kathleen Smith Kutolowski; Rednecks and Merchants: Economic Development and Social Tensions in the South Carolina Upcountry 1865 - 1900 by Lacy K. Ford; Transformation in a Culture of Consumption: Women and Department Stores 1890 - 192... View more info

Life Magazine - October 30, 1939 - Greatest Dancing Couple

By: Luce, Henry R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IL, Life Magazine: 1939

Edition: Weekly Issue

Seller ID: 19180

Condition: Fair


92 pages; Fair condition. Large issue 10 1/2 x 14. Small pieces just barely holding the covers on at the spine. Small chip at the tope edge of back cover. Outside page edges age tanning. Fantastic advertisements. Features: Cover story: Greatest Dance Couple - Veloz and Yolanda; German Hero Tells How He Sank the Royal Oak; ....as British Sea Lords Confidently Muddle Through; Imperialist Stalin Dictates to Army Chief; Senate Winds Up Great Debate on Neutrality; German an B... View more info

The War in the Air, the Royal Air Force in World War II

By: Lyall, Gavin (Ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1969

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 19735

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


422 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Book has just a bit of shelf rub at the edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are clean. DJ is very lightly age tanning and has Tiny bit of shelf rub at the edges. Now in protective sleeve. Excellent photographs. All the great dramas of the air war are here described by the men in the British and Commonwealth Air Forces who actually did the fighting. View more info

The Mighty Endeavor - American Armed Forces In The European Theater In World War II

By: MacDonald, Charles B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press: 1969

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 12382

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


564 pages; Near Fine/Very Good. Bright brown and navy blue boards with bright silver lettering. Tiny bit of shelf rub to corner tips and spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean and extra tight. Many photos throughout from Department of Defense, and Map End-Papers by B. C. Mossman. DJ is worn, along top edge, with chips. White background lightly shelf rubbed and age tanned. Now in protective sleeve. Some comments on this work... View more info

The Amazing City

By: MacDonald, John F. ; MacDonald, Frederika (Preface)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UK, J. B. Lippincott: 1919

Seller ID: 13772

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


304 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. 1919 on Title Page - no date on copyright page. No printing stated. Deep Rust colored boards with bright gilt lettering. Outside page edges age tanned. Tiny name and date to front inside board. Just a bit of shelf wear to spine tips and corner tips. Solid binding and hinges. Board are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. About the city of Paris by the same author of Paris of the Parisians and Two Towns-One City.... View more info

Aircraft Carrier, The Majestic Weapon Weapons Book No. 3

By: MacIntyre, Donald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1968

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7903

ISBN: 0345018435

Condition: Near Fine


Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II Weapons Book; 160 pages; Near Fine condition. Just a tiny bit of rub to cover. No creases. Solid, clean. Ballantine's Illustrated history of World War II presents the Weapon Book Series. These books tell the vitally important stories of the Weapons with which the battles were fought. Photographs, text, and maps are presented in each book... Trade Paperback. View more info

Atlas of Medieval Europe

By: Mackay, Angus; Ditchburn, David (Eds)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Routledge: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 19978

ISBN: 0415019230

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


271 pages; Fine/Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, pages are clean and bright. As new. DJ is also Fine. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift. This substantial volume is filled with over 140 maps and commentaries detailing the whole of the medieval period from the latter days of Rome through to the beginnings of the early modern world. View more info

Mr. Roosevelt - Illustrated

By: Mackenzie, Compton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1944

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 14431

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


256 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Light blue boards with black lettering. With portraits and pictures throughout. Just a bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Name and date to inside front board. Spine lightly faded. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, and pages are clean. This book is part of our history, in a very general way, but is the biography of Franklin D. Roosevelt more specifically. The author states he has ... View more info

Rommels Desert Soldiers - Afrika Korps

By: Macksey, K. J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1976

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 7955

ISBN: 0345249933

Condition: Fine


160 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. Rommel's Afrika Korps was famous for its daring and skill. This small force's achievements against superior numbers proved both its general's mastery of desert warfare and its soldier's guts... Trade Paperback. View more info

Panzer Division - The Mailed Fist Weapons Book No. 2

By: Macksey, Major K. J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1968

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 7902

ISBN: 0345018451

Condition: Fine


Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II Weapons Book; 160 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. Ballantine's Illustrated history of World War II presents the Weapon Book Series. These books tell the vitally important stories of the Weapons with which the battles were fought. Photographs, text, and maps are presented in each book... Trade Paperback. View more info

THE BLAST OF WAR 1939 - 1945

By: MacMillan, Harold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1968

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4245

ISBN: 0060127481

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


623 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. Spine lightly faded. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are tight and clean. Author's memoirs. Bibliographical footnotes. View more info

American History, Volume I & II, Instructor's Copy - Sixth Edition: Pre-Colonial through Reconstruction & Reconstruction through the Present (2 Books)

By: Maddox, Robert James (Ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: CT, Dushkins: 1981

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 16030

ISBN: 087967346X

Condition: Near Fine


484 pages; Near Fine condition. Instructor's Copies. TWO books. Sixth Edition Volumes I & II. Light front hinge crease to volume I. No spine creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. Many black and white paintings, photos and drawings illustrated throughout. This sixth edition and The Instructor's Copy of Annual Editions: American History, Volume I & II (ISBN: 0879673788) , is a series of over twenty-five volumes , each designed to provide the reader with ... View more info

American History, Volume I & II, Seventh Edition: Pre-Colonial through Reconstruction and Reconstruction through the Present (2 Books)

By: Maddox, Robert James (Ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: CT, Dushkins: 1983

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 16031

ISBN: 0879674563

Condition: Fine


454 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. TWO books. Volume I & II (ISBN: 0879674822) Interesting illustrations throughout. These seventh editions of the Annual Editions: American History, Volume I & II is one in a series of over twenty-five volumes, each designed to provide the reader with convenient, inexpensive access to a wide range of current, carefully selected articles from some of the most important magazines, newspapers, and journals published today, ... View more info

American History, Volume I & II, Eighth Edition: Pre-Colonial through Reconstruction & Reconstruction through the Present (Two Books)

By: Maddox, Robert James (Ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: CT, Dushkins: 1985

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 16032

ISBN: 087967573x

Condition: Fine


Fine condition. TWO volumes I (ISBN: 0879675721) & II . No creases. Un-read tight. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! Illustrations throughout. Beautiful painting to cover by Mike Eagle. These eighth editions of the Annual Editions: American History, Volume I & II is one in a series of over thirty-five volumes, each designed to provide the reader with convenient, inexpensive access to a wide range of current, carefully selected articles from some of the most important maga... View more info

History and Culture of the Indian People, Vol. IV - the Age of Imperial Kanauj

By: Majumdar, R. C. (Gen Ed) ; Pulsalker, A. D. (Asst. Ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bombay, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan: 1955

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16718

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


585 pages; Good/No Jacket. Ex-Library stamps, spine label and pocket. Nice gold cloth boards with gilt lettering. Some fade to lettering on spine. Corner tips are a little turned in. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. This volume covers the period of Indian History that begins with the repulse of the Arab invasions on the mainland of India in the beginning of the eight century and ends wirh the fateful year A. D. 997 when Afghanistan pass... View more info

History and Culture of the Indian People, Vol. III - the Classical Age

By: Majumdar, R. C. (Gen Ed) ; Pulsalker, A. D. (Asst. Ed)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bombay, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan: 1954

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16717

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ex-Library; 745 pages; Good/No Jacket. SMU ex-library with stamps, spine label and pocket. Nice gold cloth boards with gilt lettering. Hinge just starting to split front and back joint. Some sunning to spine. Corner tips are a little turned in. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. This volume covers the period of Indian History from A. D. 320, when the Gupta Empire was founded, to about A. D. 740, when Vasovarman of Kanauj died. Rightly cal... View more info

Mrs. Paine's Garage and the Murder of John F. Kennedy

By: Mallon, Thomas

Price: $11.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14866

ISBN: 0375421173

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


212 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Attractive black boards with bright silver lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are clean. DJ is great! Back, inside, flapfold of DJ has been folded over (dog-eared) on bottom. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Nearly forty years have passed since Ruth Hyde Paine, a Quaker housewife in surburban Dallas, offered shelter and assistance to a young man named Lee Harvey Oswald and his Russian wife, ... View more info

Political Handbook of the World: Parliaments, Parties and Press As of January 1, 1962

By: Mallory, Walter H. (Ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1962

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14558

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


246 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Handsome olive-green boards with gilt lettering. Spine is lightly sunned. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. The Political Handbook is designed to furnish the necessary factual background for understanding political events in all countries which have independent governments - starting with Afghanistan, and ending with Yugoslavia. View more info

Byzantium - The Empire Of The New Rome

By: Mango, Cyril

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix: 1994

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 10705

ISBN: 1857991303

Condition: Very Good


334 pages; Very Good condition. Very light reading creases. Solid, clean. Founded by the emperor Constantine the Great in AD 324 as the new Rome, the city of Constanople was to become the centre of the powerful, vast, heterogeneous Byzantine world. Trade Paperback. View more info

England 100 Years Ago, The Charm Of Victorian England Illustrated

By: Manning, Samuel, Rev. and Green, S. G. , Rev.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Excalibur Books: 1985

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 1395

ISBN: 0671808028

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


216 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Bright red boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has soft bump at top edge of back panel. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! The pleasant peaceful and beautiful countryside of Victorian England and Wales is elegantly evoked in this handsomely illustrated book. Here, in words and pictures is the perfect guide to many places and sights that the traveler could vi... View more info

Artillery Through The Ages, A Short Illustrated History Of Cannon, Emphasizing Types Used In America

By: Manucy, Albert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: DC, U S Government Printing: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7518

Condition: Fine


91 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. Fully illustrated by author. Looking at an old-time cannon, most people are sure of just one thing: the shot came out of the front end. For that reason these pages are written; people are curious about the fascinating weapon that so prodigiously and powerfully lengthened the warrior’s arm. And theirs is a justifiable curiosity, because the gunner and his “art” played a significant role in our history. View more info

American Voices: a Historical Reader - Volume I

By: Marcus, Robert; Burner, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IL, Scott, Foresman & Co: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14377

ISBN: 0673151727

Condition: Very Good+


393 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Full number sequence. Shallow front hinge crease. No spine creases. Solid, clean. This anthology has but a single aim: to provide selections that are genuinely worth reading for students of American history. Trade Paperback. View more info

Hands To The Spindle - Number Five: The Clayton Wheat Williams - Texas Life Series - Texas Women And Home Textile Production 1822-1880

By: Marks, Paula Mitchell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: TX, Texas A & M University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11699

ISBN: 0890966990

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


130 pages; Fine/Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Texas A&M University Texas Women and Home Textile Production 1822-1880. Stark white DJ is Fine. Illustrated by Walle Conoly. Jacket and book Illustrations are great! An excellent gift! Paula Mitchell Marks introduces readers to a functional art rarely practiced in our more hurried times. Photographs of some of their actual handiwork and evocative pen sketches of women at wor... View more info

History Of The United States, Volume I Enlarged Edition - 1492 - 1865

By: Martin, Asa Earl

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MA, Ginn and Company: 1934

Edition: No Printing Noted

Seller ID: 8442

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


957 pages; Good/No Jacket. Not a First Edition. Volume I - 1492-1865. Appears to have been professionally re-bound. Crack just starting at title page. Shelf rub to corner tips. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are clean. The enlarged Edition of Volume I of this History of the United States has been prepared for use in those courses in American History that begin with the discovery of America. View more info

Teacher's Manual and Key for the Mexican American - His Life Across Four Centuries

By: Martinez-Edwards; Albret, Barbara (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16206

ISBN: 0395143616

Condition: Very Good+


60 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Full Letter Seqence. Soft bump on back cover. School stamp on title page and inside back cover. Solid, otherwise clean. A resource unit for teacher's Manual and Key for the Text of Martinez and Edwards on History of the Mexican American prepared by Barbara Albret. View more info

Retracing Our Steps: Studies in Documents from the American Past, Volume 2

By: Marty, Myron A. ; Finkelston, H. Theodore

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CA, Canfield Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16563

Condition: Good


438 pages; Good condition. Volume 2. Reading creases. Rub to edges, spine tips and corner tips. Closed tears to front bottom spine tips and hinge. Bumps to corners. Sparse underlining in pencil and marginalia. Solid, otherwise clean. Retracing Our Steps is a two volume set. As in Volume I, Volume II deal with major events of the American past, starting with the aftermath of the Civil War and continuing to analysis of the urban crisis and Indochina war of the 60s and 70s.... View more info

U-boat, The Secret Menace Weapons Book No. 1

By: Mason, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1968

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7901

ISBN: 0345016904

Condition: Fine


Ballantine's Illustrated History of the World War II Weapons Books; 160 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. Ballantine's Illustrated history of World War II presents the Weapon Book Series. These books tell the vitally important stories of the Weapons with which the battles were fought. Photographs, text, and maps are presented in each book... Trade Paperback. View more info

Breakout, Drive To The Seine Campaign Book No. 4

By: Mason, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1970

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 7948

ISBN: 034501698x

Condition: Fine


Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II; 160 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II is an entirely new and exciting venture in paperback publishing. Never before has the attempt been made to explore in depth so gigantic and world shaking an event as World War II, and then to present the results to the public in the form of short crispy, but authentically written narratives, richly illustrated throughout ... View more info

Le Taoisme, Volume II Melanges Posthumes Sur Les Religions Et L'Histoire De La Chine

By: Maspero, Henri

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris, Presses Universitares De France: 1967

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 14563

Condition: Very Good


268 pages; Very Good condition. Text in French. One shallow reading creases. Just a bit of shelf rub and bump at edges. Outside page edges are age tanned. Name to inside cover. Solid, otherwise clean. The history of Chinese Religions and development, volume II, Taoisme. All text in French. Trade Paperback. View more info

THE ARMADA

By: Mattingly, Garrett

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Houghton and Mifflin: 1959

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 3975

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


443 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips and front corner tip. A Bright, Beautiful, Clean copy. An excellent gift! The defeat of the Spanish Armada was not only the first modern naval battle, but a climatic event in the birth of modern Europe. View more info