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Texas : A Picture Book To Remember Her By

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Cresent Books: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 3070

ISBN: 0517270870

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Small note neatly written on front fly-leaf. Bright brown boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and page are clean. DJ is Beautiful Texas scenes. Rubbing top of front flap fold with tiny chip. Beautiful in new protective sleeve. Unpaginated. 64 pages of color photography. Although the numerous photographs in this colourful book cannot bring back the many characters from Texas history they do sh... View more info

Nippon, The Land And Its People

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Japan, Nippon Steel Human Resources Development Co. ,ltd: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7436

ISBN: 4311700024

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


392 pages; Near Fine/Fine. Beautiful Vinyl covers with dust jacket over this Trade Paperback. No creases. Name on first page. Soft bump botom corner tips. Solid, clean. Two ribbon book markers. Beautiful! Text in Japanese and English. Trade Paperback. View more info

Chinese History in Brief

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Taiwan, Kwang Hwa: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17538

Condition: Very Good+


51 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Soft indent to back top cover and several pages from mis-storage. Solid, clean. No author given. Illustrated with photos. View more info

The Story Of Our Navy, From Colonial Days to the Present Time, Volume I

By: Abbot, Willis John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1916

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17731

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


282 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Volume I only. Illustrated board. Illustrated with black & white photos. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Soft bump at corner tips. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. A history, told in a popular, narrative form, of the US Navy, from its beginning to May 1, 1916. Excellent reading! View more info

The Story Of Our Navy, From Colonial Days to the Present Time, Volume II

By: Abbot, Willis John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1916

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17732

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


561 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Volume II only. Illustrated board. Illustrated with black & white photos. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Soft bump at corner tips. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. A history, told in a popular, narrative form, of the US Navy, from its beginning to May 1, 1916. Excellent reading! View more info

American Catholic Thought On Social Questions

By: Abell, Aaron I.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IN, Bobb-Merrell: 1968

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 6594

ISBN: 0672600900

Condition: Very Good+


571 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Just a bit of shelf rub at cover edges. No Creases, Just a bit of rub to spine edges. Solid, Clean. Covering the entire sweep of American history, this unique new series draws its material entirely from primary sources. Trade Paperback. View more info

Teacher's Guide: the Story of the Mexican Americans - the Men and the Land

By: Acuna, Rudolph

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, American Book: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15787

Condition: Fine


10 pages; Fine condition. Stapled softcover 10 pages. TEACHER'S Guide. Text is in English. Full number sequence. Solid, clean. The story of the Mexican Americans depicts the Mexican Americans' contributions to the building of the American Southwest. Its purpose is to portray Mexican Americans realistically as participants in American History, narrating their roles in the past and amplifying their responsibility to the present and future of the United States. Also in this... View more info

The Story of Mexican Americans: the Men and the Land

By: Acuna, Rudolph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, American Book Company: 1969

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 16254

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


140 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. Illustrated boards with dark brown lettering. Inside front panel is printed This Book Belongs to form for school - blank. Tiny bit of shelf rub to white on boards. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Many photo illustrations, paintings, and sketches, plus beautiful wrap-around-artwork to cover. The history of the Mexican is very rich. The Mexicans are mestizos - a mixture of Indian and Spanish, inher... View more info

The United States in 1800

By: Adams, Henry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Cornell University Press: 1955

Seller ID: 17971

Condition: Very Good


132 pages; Very Good condition. Reading creases. Cover and outside page edges age tanned. Just a bit of shelf rub at the edges. Solid and clean. This book is the United States history in the 1800's. Adams was a many-sided genius. The Boston Unitarian who could write in profound appreciation and insight of the glass and glamour of Chartres was no ordinary workaday historian. Trade Paperback. View more info

Arthur's Britain

By: Alcock, Leslie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Pelican: 1973

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 7392

ISBN: 0140213961

Condition: Near Fine


415 pages; Near Fine condition. Name on front fly-leaf. No creases. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Solid, clean. Several pages of illustrations of the land of Cadbury Castle in Somerset, originally identified as Camelot. The land and the stones and pottery found. Mr. Alcock is an Archaeologist and quite an authority on this period. Trade Paperback. View more info

THE AMERICAN HERITAGE HISTORY OF FLIGHT

By: American Heritage

Price: $20.00

Publisher: American Heritage: 1962

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4205

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


416 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Very light shelf rub at spine tips and bottom of spine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. The history of airplanes, illustrated throughout with fantastic photos. Size 8 1/2 by 11. View more info

The Orkneyinga saga

By: Anderson, Joseph (Notes, Edited and Intro.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Edmonston and Douglas: 1873

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 20547

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


358 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. 131 page introduction. 227 pages of text. Several maps and illustrations. Beautiful spine in gilt with raised bands. Gilt illustration to front board. Marbled endpapers and text block. Text block age darkened. Light foxing on back of illustration pages. Name plate inside front board in Greek and Latin. light shelf rub at edges. "An important source for understanding the history of Norse Earldom of Orkney lies in the Icelandic sagas. Of... View more info

Panorama Poetico Espanol - (Historia Y Antologia 1939 - 1964)

By: Anglada, Luis Lopez

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Spain, Editora Nacional: 1965

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12014

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


681 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good. Text in SPANISH. Solid, tight binding, tight hinges. Tiny bit of shelf rub to top spine tip. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Soft bump to back corner tips. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are clean. Text is in Spanish. DJ has tiny chips all along top/bottom edges. One long closed tear back top edge. Now in protective sleeve. This is a wide range of South American Poetry in Spanish - An Historical and Antholoical ... View more info

THE FIRST ENGLISH NOVELISTS, ESSAYS IN UNDERSTANDING

By: Armistead, J. M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: TN, University of Tennessee Press: 1985

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 4263

ISBN: 0870494686

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


295 pages; Fine/Fine. As New condition. The novels of Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Smollett, Sterne, and Austen are imbedded in eighteenth- century culture. A modern reading of these works, to be richly rewarding, needs to consider how they interpret the life and times of their authors... View more info

On War

By: Aron, Raymond; Kilmartin, Terence (Trans)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday Anchor: 1959

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15164

Condition: Very Good


143 pages; Very Good condition. Paperback Original. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Front hinge crease. No spine creases. A bit of shelf rub to the edges. Closed tear at top front hinge. Bump to bottom corner tips. Solid, clean. In this essay, Raymond Aron, one of Europe's foremost commentators on the contemporary scene, discusses lucidly and thoroughly many of the problems which today perplex peoples and governments alike. View more info

The Selected Letters Of Henry Adams - The Great Letters Series

By: Arvin, Newton (Ed, Intro)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar Straus and Young: 1951

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13729

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


279 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Gray boards with bright gilt lettering. Soft bump to top spine tip. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has light shelf rub at edges. Tiny closed tears at top spine tip. Now in protective sleeve. Despite his denials, Henry Adams was one of the best educated figures of his time, the great post Civil War period of American expansion. Historian, editor, world traveler, distinguished family, he w... View more info

The Quest For Arthur's Britain

By: Ashe, Geoffrey (Ed)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Granada: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7503

ISBN: 0586080449

Condition: Very Good+


238 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Light front hinge crease. No spine creases. Solid, clean. Fully illustrated. The story of Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table is the chief myth of Britain. But is it something more than myth? Most scholars now regard Arthur's reality as probable and accept 'Arthurian Britain' as a meaningful historical term... Trade Paperback. View more info

The People of England, A Short Social and Economic History

By: Ashley, Maurice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Louisiana State Univ Pr: 1982

Seller ID: 17577

ISBN: 0807111058

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


214 pages; Near Fine/Fine. Sticker shadow to front fly-leaf. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is also Fine. In protective sleeve. In this concise account the author points to the main themes and developments of English social and economic life, illuminating such questions as wealth and poverty; health and disease; land, labour and wages; trade; war and peace; social class and population. View more info

Cromwell Great Lives Observed

By: Ashley, Mauurice (Ed)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NJ, Prentice-Hall: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7459

ISBN: 0131942905

Condition: Near Fine


177 pages; Near Fine condition. Tiny bump to front top corner tip. No creases. Solid, clean. Each volume in this series views the character and achievement of a great world figure in three perspectives; through his own words, through the opinions of his contemporaries, and through retrospective judgments; thus combining the intimacy of autobiography, the immediacy of eyewitness observation, and the objectivity of modern scholarship. Ashley has devoted most of his life re... View more info

The Nobel Prize Winners Of Italy (1906 - 2002) Featuring 20 Italian And Italian-American Nobel Laureates

By: Attura, Azar; Paolucci, Anne (Preface)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: DE, Griffon House: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12563

ISBN: 1932107037

Condition: Fine


64 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Un-read tight. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! List of Commemorative Stamps of Nobel Prize Winners, History of the Nobel Prize and various categories, with each one from 1906 - 2002 with short biography and picture. Trade Paperback. View more info

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Jane Austen's The History of England

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NC, Algonquin Books: 1993

Edition: First Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 20573

ISBN: 1565120558

Condition: Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket


60 pages; Very Good Plus/Fine. Neat gift inscription on front endpaper, else Fine. Dust jacket is Fine in protective sleeve. Approximately 60 unpaginated pages. Introduction by A. S. Byatt. The first-ever full-color facsimile edition of one of Jane Austen's early works, with delightful portraits painted by her sister Cassandra, followed by a transcribed version of the text. Sixteen-year-old Jane describes herself as "a partial, prejudiced, and ignorant historian,"... View more info

The Late Victorians, A Short History

By: Ausubel, Herman

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Anvil: 1955

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 8361

ISBN: 0442000030

Condition: Good+


187 pages; Good Plus condition. An Anvil Original. Some underlining to page 12. Front hinge crease. Name on first page. A few page numbers written on first blank page. No spine creases. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Solid, otherwise clean. In spite of popular beliefs about the golden age during the last decade of the nineteenth century, the late Victorians did not consider their age stable and secure but rather a time of troubles and depression, the effect of wh... View more info

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Hitler and His Henchmen, Marshall Cavendish No. 8

By: Banyard, Peter J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Orbis Publishing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20637

Condition: Near Fine


World War II Special; 65 pages; Near Fine condition. Just a bit of shelf rub at the spine. No creases. Magazine with pictures before, during and after World War II. Hitler and his propaganda. Magazine format. Newsreel photos and private photos. Their Infamous Story! View more info

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The Life of Stephen F. Austin, Founder of Texas 1793-1836: a Chapter in the Westward Movement of the Anglo-American People

By: Barker, Eugene C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: TN, Cokesbury Press: 1925

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15014

ISBN: 0404006531

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


551 pages; Good Condition. One plate missing - facing page 18. Two maps - one a foldout and one a fold open - both perfect condition. Royal blue boards with gilt lettering and illustration. Gilt-lined upper page edge darkened. Tiny name to top inside board. Outside page edges heavily age tanned. Spine tips and spine edge are shelf rubbed. Corner tips are rubbed through - just at the tip. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Life of Stephen ... View more info

THE DESERT GENERALS

By: Barnett, Correlli

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 1961

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4183

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


320 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Super light sunning to spine. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. History about the war fought in the Deserts. 1940 to 1943. Rommel, Montgomery, O'Connor, Cunningham, Ritchie, etc. View more info

The Zulu War A Pictorial History

By: Barthorp, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Blandford: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 6093

ISBN: 0713714697

Condition: Near Fine


181 pages; Near Fine condition. Prior owner's name inside front cover. NO Creases. Solid, Clean. Fantastic wrap around art work. Illustrated throughout with photos. View more info

Thomas Jefferson: His Life and Words

By: Beilenson, Nick (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Peter Pauper Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14784

ISBN: 0880883472

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


63 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Attractive blue, white and yellow illustrated boards with black and white lettering. Un-read tight. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has two tiny closed tears top edge. Tiny bit of shelf rub at top edge. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Introduction starts with a quote from Jefferson: I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal... View more info

Arming America - The Origins Of A National Gun Culture

By: Bellesiles, Michael A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage: 2001

Edition: 1st Vintage Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10666

ISBN: 0375701982

Condition: Fine


603 pages; Fine condition. Full number sequence. No creases. Solid, clean. Winner of the Bancroft Prize. Arming America is a historical triumph. Michael Bellesiles has fashioned a seminal work that overwhelmingly shatters the image of our gun toting forefathers. Exhaustively researched and lucidly written, this book, given the endemic crisis of gun violence in America, is arguably one of the most important works of history to come along in years. Trade Paperback. View more info

Bellingrath Gardens And Home A Pictorial Story In Color The Garden Of All Seasons Near Mobile Alabama

By: Bellingrath, Walter D.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: AL, The Bellingrath-Morse Foundation: 1978

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 5580

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Unpaginated pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Light shelf rub to front top board. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Gorgeous Garden pictures, and short history of the Founders of the gardens and home, the Bellingraths. Portraits in back in color of Walter and Bessie Morse Bellingrath on last two pages, plus a drawn map of the home and gardens on last page. View more info

Kings Or People, Power And The Mandate To Rule

By: Bendix, Reinhard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CA, University of California Press: 1980

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7976

ISBN: 0520040902

Condition: Very Good+


692 pages; Very Good Plus condition. One very shallow spine crease. Just a bit of shelf rub to cover edges. Solid, clean. This book is about authority. Its first part deals with the formation of structures of authority in medieval history. Its second part deals with the transformation of these structures beginning in the sixteenth century. A concluding chapter deals more briefly with the problems of the state-building in the twentieth century... Trade Paperback. View more info

Visages De La Provence: Colllection Provinciales

By: Benevent, E. ; Leonard, Emile-G. ; Benoit, Fernard; Girard, Joseph. ; Durand, Bruno

Price: $30.00

Publisher: France, Editions Des Horizons De France: 1950

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15321

Condition: Very Good


212 pages; Very Good condition. Text in French. Reading creases. Fold out color maps. Name to front fly leaf. Light shelf rub to edges. Tee-niny tear to bottom spine tip. Outside page edges age tanned. Solid, clean. A fully illustrated French text on history of Provence area of France. Beautiful hand drawn art reproductions. This is No. 133. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Historians' History Of The United States, Volume II

By: Berky, Andrew S. ; Shenton, James P. (Eds)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1966

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 13463

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


621 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Blue boards with gilt lettering. Tiny bit of foxing top book block. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. This is Volume II and it begins Chapter VI - Expanding Horizons. The Civil War ended and in its aftermath came an explosion of energy that catapulted the United States into the front rank of industrial powers. In the three decades and a half remaining of the nineteenth century, fortunes withou... View more info

The Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin - The Unmutilated And Correct Version

By: Bigelow, John (Ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putman's Sons:

Seller ID: 13792

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


325 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. No copyright date or printing noted. Burgandy boards with faded gilt lettering. Tiny name/date (1927) to inside front board. Outside page edges are age tanned. Light foxing top text block. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Whatever Franklin wrote seems to have been conceived upon a scale which embraced the whole human race as well as the individual or class to whom it was specifically addressed, th... View more info

Their Finest Hour The Story Of The Battle Of Britain 1940 Battle Book #2

By: Bishop, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1968

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7876

ISBN: 0345016882

Condition: Fine


Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II Battle Book; 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 publishng. 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 report the results to the public in the form of short, crisply but authentically written narratives, richly illustrated ... View more info

The Horizon Book Of The Middle Ages

By: Bishop, Morris

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, American Heritage: 1968

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12583

ISBN: 1511736887

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


416 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Large, heavy book. Brown boards with gilt lettering (lightly faded). Shelf rub to corner tips and spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. An excellent gift! Awesome illustrations. The history of the Middle Ages, with illustrations of the art, sculpture, architecture, anthology of prime movers of thought, literature-classics and more. View more info

The Search For J. F. K.

By: Blair, Joan; Blair, Clay, Jr

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Berkley: 1976

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 13263

ISBN: 0399114181

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


695 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good. Black boards with bright gilt lettering. Just a bit of shelf rub to spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is shelf worn at spine edges. In protective sleeve. There is a classic description of the Kennedy political operation: his smashing successful win of the seat in Congress, showing why a Kennedy is such an awesome political opponent. The Blairs have made understandable the qualit... View more info

Eisenhower War Leader Book No. 9

By: Blumenson, Martin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7890

ISBN: 0345025512

Condition: Fine


Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century War Leader; 160 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. Ballantine's Illustrated history of World War II celebrates the launching of the Illustrated History of the Violent Century with a New Leader Series. These books will cover, in photographs, text and captions, the great war leaders of World War II... Trade Paperback. View more info

Sicily - Whose Victory? Campaign Book No. 3

By: Blumenson, Martin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7947

ISBN: 0345016971

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

Histoire - De 1328 A 1715, 4th Edition

By: Bonifacio, A. ; Marechal, P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, Hachette: 1965

Edition: Fourth Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12440

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


256 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Text in French. Classic illustrated boards with soft bumps at corners. Just a bit of shelf wear at top spine tip. Very, very, very sparce underlining in pencil. Name to front fly-leaf. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Fully illustrated throughout with pictures of the kings and queens of the period, the saints, like Jeanne d'Arc and so much more. View more info

A Portrait from the Twentieth Century, American Civilization

By: Boorstin, Daniel J. (Ed. )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, McGraw-Hill: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17949

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


352 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. 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. DJ has just a bit of shelf rub at the spine tips and corner tips. Just a bit of age tanning at top of inside flaps. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! This sumptuous volume, beautifully illustrated, reveals a panorama of America unequaled by any other work. 565 illustration... View more info

Mysterious Britain

By: Bord, Janet; Bord, Colin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Granada: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7320

ISBN: 0586081577

Condition: Very Good+


287 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Beautifully illustrated. Very light front hinge crease. No spine creases. Solid, clean. Why and how did ancient Britons transport huge bluestone over great distances to form their circles of standing stones? Did Mycenaean travellers visit Neolithic Britain? For what purpose were earth mounds raised all over Britain and why did early Christians build their churches upon them? What is the truth about leys - the invisible straight lines ... View more info

The Secret Country: an Interpretation of the Folklore of Ancient Sites in the British Isles

By: Bord, Janet; Bord, Colin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Walker & Company: 1977

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14842

ISBN: 0802705596

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


238 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Full number sequence. Attractive tan on red boards with bright gilt lettering. Just a bit of shelf rub at spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has a bit of shelf rub at edges. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Full of illustrations. A highly readable guide. As a well informed initiation to an uncharted field their book is unrivalled. Pictures are well c... View more info

Great Lives Observed: George Washington

By: Borden, Morton (Ed) ; Stearn, Gerald Emanuel (Gen. Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NJ, Prentice- Hall - Spectrum: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 14439

ISBN: 0139454853

Condition: Fine


154 pages; Fine condition. 1st Spectrum Edition. No creases. Un-read tight. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! The GREAT LIVES OBSERVED series combines the intimacy of autobiography, the immediacy of eyewitness observation, and the objectivity of modern scholarship. In George Washington, Morton Bordon presents Wasington's own words, the views of his contemporaries, and analysis in retrospect by leading historians and other modern observers to create a three-fold perspectiv... View more info

The Young Jefferson, 1743 - 1789, Illustrated

By: Bowers, Claude G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1945

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 8509

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


544 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Spine gilt is fading. Front board gilt is bright. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Once the Revolution was forced on the Americans, Jefferson saw an opportunity for the creation of a new, distinctly American system for the better protection of the rights and liberties of all people... View more info

The Foot Guards Regiments 1880 - 1914

By: Bowling, A. H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Almark Publications: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7351

ISBN: 0855240539

Condition: Fine


64 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! A pictorial album portraying the men, their uniforms and their equipment. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Greek Experience, Illustrated

By: Bowra, C. M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, New American Library: 1959

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 6098

Condition: Very Good+


223 pages; Very Good Plus. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Front hinge crease. No spine creases. Solid clean. Illustrated - With forty-eight pages of photographs. Here is the grandeur that was Greece - its magnificent achievements in art, philosophy, government, science, religion... from the time of Homer to the fall of Athens. View more info

An Atlas of World Affairs, Tenth Edition

By: Boyd, Andrew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1998

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 17660

ISBN: 0415106710

Condition: Near Fine


252 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Just a bit of shelf bump at edges. Solid, clean. The last few years have seen tremendous change in the politics of Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. Entirely revised and updated, An Atlas of World Affairs describes the people, factions and events that have shaped the modern world from the World War II to the present day. This edition places international issues and conflicts in their most recent geographical contexts thro... View more info

Historia De La Cultura Hispanoamericana

By: Brady, Agnes Marie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1966

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14258

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


268 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. Text in Spanish. Navy Blue boards with Silver and gilt lettering. Mapped endpapers. Tiny bit of shelf rub to spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Foreward by author is in English and all other text is in Spanish coverning the history of Hispanic cultures, not only literature, but also the study of civilization and linguistics. View more info

Sicily, before the Greeks

By: Brea, L. Bernabo; Daniel, Glyn (Ed)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Frederick A. Praeger: 1957

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15433

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


258 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Ancient People and Place Series. Attractive brown cloth boards with gilt lettering and illustration. Sunned to spine and top edges. Tiny name and date to inside front board. Just 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 flap folds cut off and laid in. Great illustrations and narration on Ancient history of Sicily and Archaeology findings. View more info

THE OXFORD COMPANION TO WESTERN ART

By: Brigstocke, Hugh

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4665

ISBN: 0198662033

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


820 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Huge coffee table type tome. (approx. 9 x 11). Tiny tear bottom spine tip. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square. A Solid, Clean book. DJ has Three closed tears at top spine tip and one closed tear at bottom spine tip. Now in protective sleeve. A Bright, Beautiful, Un-read Tight, Clean book. Written by over 100 distinguished art historians and specialists from leading universities and art institutions in the UK, ... View more info