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Alexander, Caroline.   THE ENDURANCE: SHACKLETON'S LEGENDARY ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION  
New York: Knopf, 1999. 1st ed. 212 pages. Paperback. 0375404031 0-375-40403-1. Published in association with the American Museum of Natural History. B/w photos by Frank Hurley on every page.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Small sticker removed inside front cover. # B7734. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Anthony, Katharine.   QUEEN ELIZABETH  
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. 1st ed. 272 pages. Hardcover. Biography of Elizabeth I. Sepia illustrations, bibliography & index.
VG/No Jacket. # A3266. $6.50     Inquire Now  
Audax, .   MEN IN OUR TIME: NINE MEN AGAINST HITLER  
New York: McBride Company, 1940. 1st ed. 217 pages. Hardcover. Eight b/w photos. Indepth profiles of the nine British statesmen and polititians whose job was to bring Britian victorious through the war. Stated first edition.
VG/Good. Clean, tight, inked number on FEP, but no name. Dj discolored, worn. # B6338. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barr, Amelia.   PRISONERS OF CONSCIENCE: A STORY OF SHETLAND  
New York: Century Co., 1897. 1st ed. 240 pages. Hardcover. Tan cloth cover with black, orange, and gilt decoration. TEG. Eleven b/w plates. Previous owner's name in nice script, dated 1897. Story of the hardy Norse descendents on these sub-Arctic islands.
Good+/No Jacket. A clean, solid original copy. # B6305. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barrett, Marvin.   THE YEARS BETWEEN: A DRAMATIC VIEW OF THE TWENTIES AND THIRTIES  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1962. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. One man's recollection and reconsideration of an experience common to many. B/w photos.
VG/Good+. Binding firm, PON, no other marks. Dj scuffed on corners and edges. # B7836. $6.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bass, George F.   SHIPS AND SHIPWRECKS OF THE AMERICAS: A HISTORY BASED ON UNDERWATER ARCHEOLOGY  
New York: Thames & Hudson, 1988. 1st Am. ed. 272 pages. Hardcover. 050005049X 0-500-05049-X. Twelve marine archeologists describe their own pioneering work over two decades, with 376 illustrations, 80 in Color.
Near Fine/VG. No wear or marks. Dustjacket has minor scuffing top front corner and top of spine. # E0906. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bauer, Brian S., & David S. Dearborn.   ASTRONOMY AND EMPIRE IN THE ANCIENT ANDES: THE CULTURAL ORIGINS OF INCA SKY WATCHING  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1995. 1st ed. 220 pages. Paperback. 0292708378 0-292-70837-8. Archaeological data intergrated with more traditional historic sources bearing upon Inca astronomy. Bibliography, glossary, maps, charts, diagrams, and b/w photos.
New/Wraps. New book from our older stock. Stated first edition on copyright page. # B7149. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bennett, Ross.   NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PICTURE ATLAS OF OUR WORLD  
Washington D.C.: National Geographic Soc., 1. Reprint. 312 pages. Hardcover. 0870443127 0-87044-312-7. 547 illustrations in color, including 108 maps, plus a 41 x 30 inch folded map showing the political world on one side & the physical world on the other.
VG/No Jacket. # A5633. $8.75     Inquire Now  
Berler, Beatrice.   CONQUEST OF MEXICO: A MODERN RENDERING OF WILLIAM H. PRESCOTT'S HISTORY  
San Antonio: Corona Publishing, 1988. 1st ed. 143 pages. Hardcover. 0931722691 0-931722-69-1. Modern abridgement of Prescott's classic work. Scarce in the harcover binding.
Fine/Near Fine. DJ has a short closed tear. # B2310. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Berton, Pierre.   ARCTIC GRAIL: THE QUEST FOR THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE AND THE NORTH POLE, 1818-1909  
New York: Lyons Press, 2001. Reprint. 672 pages. Paperback. 1585741167 1-58574-116-7. History of the many 19th century treks and expeditions across the frozen white wasteland, arms outstretched across the tundra, mile after mile. Covers explorers including Parry; Barrow; Ross; Back; Dease & Simpson; Rae; McClure; Hayes; Hall; Kane; Franklin; Admunsen; Nansen; Peary; Cook and others. B/w illustrations, 44 b/w maps, index & bibliography.
Near Fine/Wraps. A very nice copy. # B7551. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Betro, Maria Carmela.   HIEROGLYPHICS: THE WRITINGS OF ANCIENT EGYPT  
New York: Abbeville Press, 1996. 1st ed. 251 pages. Hardcover. 0789202328 0-7892-0232-8. Presents and explains nearly 600 figures used in the classic phase of Egypt's sacred writing.
VG/VG. Tight, sharp corners, no name or writing. Remainder stamp on bottom. # E0789. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bird, Junius B.   MUSEUMS OF THE ANDES  
New York: Newsweek, Inc., 1981. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 0882253069 0-88225-306-9. From the Great Museums of the World series. 142 color photos show the ceramics and textiles of Pre-Columbian Peru selected from public and private collections.
VG/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Lower edge of boards lightly silverfished. # B5161. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bovard, James.   TERRORISM AND TYRANNY: TRAMPLING FREEDOM, JUSTICE, AND PEACE TO RID THE WORLD OF EVIL (SIGNED)  
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. 1st ed. 440 pages. Hardcover. 1403963681 1403963681. Explains how the war on terror is really a war on American's privacy and freedom. Signed on a Laissez Faire Books bookplate by the author.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9585. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bryan, C.D.B.   THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY: 100 YEARS OF ADVENTURE & DISCOVERY  
New York: Abrams, 1987. 484 pages. Hardcover. 0810913763 0-8109-1376-3. Presenting a century of adventure, discovery & natural wonders as brought to us by the Society through its magazine. Also focuses on the personalities who have guided the Society. Biblio & index. 7 lbs.
Fine/Near Fine. One mended 1/2" tear on dj, else NF. Nice, heavy photo stock. # A2965. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Budweg, Heinz.   O PAIS DOS TUPINAMBAS IMPRESSOES DA ESTRADA RIO-SANTOS: BR-101  
Sao Paulo: H.B. Cultural Ltda., 1983. 1st ed. 36 pages. Hardcover. Filled with pen and ink drawings and full page watercolor illustrations, this is a history of the region in Brazil originally inhabited by the Tupinamba Indians. Europeans took it over for agriculture fueled by imported slaves. That epoch ended in 1888 and the area fell into disuse, but has come back since the construction of the highway BR-101. Text is in Portuguese, with an insert in English & German. Fold-out map o/t region. Heavy paper. 12.5 x 18 in.
Near Fine/Good+. Clean, tight, unmarked. Bright Dj has wear, tears, a stain on back. # B2801. $59.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Budweg, Heinz.   OS 30 POVOS DAS MISSOES A HISTORIA DAS 'MISSIONES JESUITICAS DEL PARAGUAI'  
Sao Paulo: H.B. Cultural Ltda., 1982. 1st ed. 57 pages. Hardcover. Text in Portuguese, German, and English. Illustrated with color photos and paintings, and drawings in rust colored ink. Frontispiece is map of the area made in 1783. History of the Jesuit missions and South America. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author. Oversize 12.5 x 18 inch format.
Near Fine/Good. Book is Fine, clean & solid, but dustjacket is worn with a piece missing at lower front. # B2800. $76.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bureau of Intelligence &, Research.   WORLD STRENGTH OF THE COMMUNIST PARY ORGANIZATIONS: 24TH ANNUAL REPORT, 1972 EDITION  
Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of State, 1972. 24th ed. 159 pages. Paperback. Annual intelligence estimate on the activities of Communists around the globe. Ahhh ... the good old days of the Cold War and state enemies. B/w photos.
Near Fine/Wraps. # B6201. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cadogan, Edward.   MAKERS OF MODERN HISTORY: THREE TYPES; LOUIS NAPOLEON, CAVOUR, BISMARK  
Port Washington: Kennikat, 1970. Reprint. 216 pages. Hardcover. 0804610649 0-8046-1064-9. Essays on three men important in the nineteenth-century struggle between Conservative and revolutionary forces.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, owner name inked out. # B9202. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Camusso, Lorenzo.   THE VOYAGES OF COLUMBUS, 1492-1504  
New York: Dorset Press, 1991. 1st Am. ed. 79 pages. Boards. 0880297077 0-88029-707-7. Nicely done young reader's history of Columbus' four expeditions to the New World. Color & b/w illustrations.
Fine/No Jacket. # A8502. $4.95     Inquire Now  
Cantor (ed.), Norman F.   THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE MIDDLE AGES  
New York: Viking Press, 1999. 1st ed. 464 pages. Hardcover. 0670100110 0-670-10011-0. Reference work to people, places, events and topics relating to the Middle Ages. Color & b/w photos & illustrations. Indexed.
Fine/Fine. A fine copy in mylar. # B6588. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carreras editor, Teresa.   GUIDEBOOKS OF THE MUSEU D'ARQUEOLOGIA DE CATALUNYA - GIRONA. SANT PERE DE GALLIGANTS  
Girona, Spain: M.A.C., 2003. 1st ed. 48 pages. Paperback. 8439363354 8-4393633-5-4. Guidebook of museum housing artifacts showing activities of man in Catalonia from the Lower Paleolithic to the time of Visigoths. B/w and color photos show numerous objects from the collection. Text in English.
Fine/Wraps. No wear or marks. # B8976. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Champollion, Jacques.   WORLD OF THE EGYPTIANS  
Geneve: Minerva, 1971. 1st ed. 160 pages. Hardcover. Hundreds of photos, most b/w, illustrate the text giving insight into many areas of ancient Egyptian culture. Translated by Joel Rosenthal.
Fine/Fine. Near perfect condition book & Dj. # A7185. $10.75     Inquire Now  
Chandler, David G.   DICTIONARY OF THE NAPOLEONIC WARS  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. Reprint. 570 pages. Hardcover. 0131772880 0-13-177288-0. Chronology of Napoleon's military movements shown by campaign. Bibliography. Chronological table of highlights of the life and times of Napoleon.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear or marks on book or dustjacket. Bit of shelf-dust on leading edge of bottom of textblock. # B9579. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chandler, David P.   A HISTORY OF CAMBODIA  
Boulder: Allen & Unwin/Westview, 1992. 2nd ed. 287 pages. Hardcover. 1863731156 1-86373-115-6. Revised and updated edition, social and political history of Cambodia of roughly two thousand years to 1991.
Fine/Good. Clean, tight, unmarked. Duatjacket has chips and small tears on edges. # B8442. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cleator, P.E.   CASTLES AND KINGS  
London: Robert Hale, Ltd., 1963. 1st ed. 224 pages. Hardcover. With diagrams and maps by the author. Describes with sketches, plans, maps and photos, the evolution of the castle and tells something of the kings and others who built, lived, and died in them.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj has little wear top of spine, price intact. # B5811. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cohen, Roger.   HEARTS GROWN BRUTAL: SAGAS OF SARAJEVO  
New York: Random House, 1998. 1st ed. 523 pages. Hardcover. 0679452435 0-679-45243-5. The history of Yugoslavia and the story of the Bosnian War.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B9644. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Daniell, Christopher.   A TRAVELLER'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND, THIRD EDITION  
Brooklyn, NY: Interlink Books, 1996. 1st Am. ed. 293 pages. Paperback. 1566562023 1-56656-202-3. Compact book for travellers, to be used for historical background.
Fine/Wraps. No indication of use or handling. # B8969. $5.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Delphian Society, .   PATTERNS FOR MODERN LIVING: 9 VOLUMES INCLUDING 1, 2, 3 CULTURAL PATTERNS; 1, 2, 3 PSYCHOLOGICAL PATTERNS; 1, 2, 3 POLITICAL PATTERNS  
Chicago: Delphian Society, 1955. 2855 pages. Hardcover. A study of some of the world's leading peoples as seen from the standpoint of history, economics, sociology, and political science. Tan linen with red, green and blue title blocks on spines.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked save .25 inked on FFEP each book. Corners sharp # B5609. $68.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dennis, Benjamin C.   GBANDES: A PEOPLE OF THE LIBERIAN HINTERLANDS  
Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1972. 331 pages. Hardcover. 0911012508 0-911012-50-8. A study of the culture & life of a remote tribe in Liberia which has remained relatively untouched by modern changes.
VG/VG. Shelfwear. # A4476. $4.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Deschner, Gunther.   WARSAW RISING: POLITICS IN ACTION NO. 5  
New York: Ballantine Books, 1972. 1st ed. 160 pages. Paperback. Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century. B/w photos and maps. Stated first printing.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # B9381. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dixon, Elizabeth I.G.   JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE FROM SYDNEY TO LONDON IN THE BARQUE STANDERINGS  
London: Blackie and Son Ltd., 1946. 1st ed. 64 pages. Hardcover. Printed for private circulation from notes supplied by the author's grandson, Lionel King. The author made the journey in 1842. Brick red cloth-covered boards with a white paste-on title label on the front and no title on the spine.
VG/No Jacket. Binding tight, some discoloration on the lower front. Gift inscripion on FEP - To Vioet with love from Lionel. # B8254. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Drinkwater, John.   OLIVER CROMWELL: A PLAY  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1921. 1st ed. 96 pages. Boards. Play based on the life of the controversial British Lord Protector of the Commonwealth. In gray paper-covered boards with black cloth spine with paper label. First edition, with 1921 on both title & copyright pages.
VG/No Jacket. Lightly browned, with some foxing to page edges. Unmarked. # B7957. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Du Bois, W.E.B.   SUPPRESSION OF THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE FOREWORD BY JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN  
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univer, 1969. Reprint. 335 pages. Paperback. 0807101494 0-8071-0149-4.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked save for remainder mark. Sticker ghost on back. # B2541. $7.25     Inquire Now  
Dunnigan, James F., & Austin Bay.   FROM SHIELD TO STORM: HIGH TECH WEAPONS, MILITARY STRATEGY, & COALITION WARFARE IN THE PERSIAN GULF  
New York: William Morrow, 1992. 1st ed. 512 pages. Hardcover. What really happened in the Gulf War. SIGNED & INSCRIBED by Austin Bay.
Fine/Fine. # A5190. $17.00     Inquire Now  
Durant, Will & Ariel.   STORY OF CIVILIZATION (11 VOLUME SET)  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1975. Reprint. Hardcover. A later reprint of the Durant's lifelong project of recording the history of mankind. All volumes have b/w photos and are individually indexed. All dustjackets in protective mylar. V.1: Our Oriental Heritage; V.2: Life of Greece; V.3: Caesar & Christ; V.4: Age of Faith; V.5: Renaissance; V.6: Reformation; V.7: Age of Reason Begins; V.8: Age of Louis XIV; V.IX: Age of Voltaire; V.10: Rousseau and Revolution; V.11: Age of Napoleon. 40 lbs shipcost included. Uniform dustjackets and red bindings. Post 1975 printing as each volume has an ISBN.
Near Fine/VG. All volumes Near Fine. Dustjackets have tiny tears at spine ends. No name or marks. # E1196. $145.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ebadi, Shirin.   IRAN AWAKENING: A MEMOIR OF REVOLUTION AND HOPE  
New York: Random House, 2006. 1st ed. 232 pages. Hardcover. 1400064708 1400064708. Memoir of freedom fighting in Iran.
Fine/Fine. No sign of use or handling. # B9254. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Edey, Maitland A.   TIME CAPSULE / 1956: A HISTORY FO THE YEAR CONDENSED FROM THE PAGES OF TIME  
Alexandria: Time-Life Books, 1968. 239 pages. Hardcover. Overview of events of 1956. Makes a good birthday gift.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Not used, old stock. Remainder mark bottom edge. DJ has slight wear. # B0181. $10.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Emig, Erik.   WIESBADEN  
Heidelberg: Edition Braus, 1985. Reprint. Hardcover. 392152492X 3-9215249-2-X.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no name or marks. # B1428. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe.   MILLENNIUM: A HISTORY OF THE LAST THOUSAND YEARS  
New York: Scribner, 1995. 1st Am. ed. 816 pages. Hardcover. 0684803615 0-684-80361-5. Excitingly written popular history.
Fine/Fine. No sign of use or handling. # B8979. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Filho. Godofredo, & Diogenes Reboucas.   SALVADOR DA BAHIA DE TODOS OS SANTOS NO SECULO XIX  
Salvador, Bahia: Odebrecht, 1996. 3rd ed. 244 pages. Hardcover. 8585023643 8-5850236-4-3. Celebration of the city of Salvador-Bahia as it was in the nineteenth-century, with a collection of paintings by Diogenes Reboucas. Includes large fold-out panarama of the old city. Reorganized and expanded third edition. Maps, including a large fold-out of the city. Text by Godofredo Filho, Pedro Calmon, and Thales de Azevedo.
Fine/VG. Book is without wear or marks. Dustjacket has a mended 2.5 inch tear on front near spine. # B9193. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Frye, John & Harriet.   NORTH TO THULE: AN IMAGINED NARRATIVE OF THE FAMOUS 'LOST' SEA VOYAGE OF PYTHEAS OF MASSALIA IN THE 4TH CENTURY B.C.  
Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 1985. 1st ed. 190 pages. Hardcover. 0912697202 0-912697-20-2. Working from historical accounts, the authors propose what the early explorer might have encountered on his voyage from the Mediterranean past the British Isles into the area of Iceland, Greenland or Norway.
Near Fine/Fine. Just a hint of light foxing to cloth covers, else a Fine copy in mylar. # A4635. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gauss, Morse, Lloyd, Perry,, & Broun.   AMERICA IN THE WAR (FIVE VOLUME SET)  
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1918. 1st ed. 1369 pages. Hardcover. Set complete in five volumes. The volumes each have 4-10 b/w illustrations. Volume 2 has an index of men mentioned in the text. Gauss, Christian-WHY WE WENT TO WAR; Morse, Edwin W.-VANGUARD OF AMERICAN VOLUNTEERS; Lloyd, Nelson-HOW WE WE WENT TO WAR; Perry, Lawrence-OUR NAVY IN THE WAR; Broun, Heywood-OUR ARMY IN THE WAR. Blue cloth-covered boards with gilt titles on spines. Blindstamped eagle design on fronts.
Good+/No Jacket. All hinges firm, corners sharp, unmarked. Text edges darkened and foxed. Silverfishing some places on top edge of boards and top of spine on Vol. 1. # B8529. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gibson, Charles.   THE INCA CONCEPT OF SOVEREIGNTY AND THE SPANISH ADMINISTRATION IN PERU  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1948. 1st ed. 146 pages. Paperback. The University of Texas Institute of Latin-American Studies, Latin-American Studies IV. Monograph on the transition from Inca to Spanish sovereignty in colonial Peru. Map, bibliography, glossary, chronology, and index.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Light over-all foxing of off-white cover. # B7164. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Goetzmann, William H.   NEW LANDS, NEW MEN: AMERICA AND THE SECOND GREAT AGE OF DISCOVERY  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1995. Reprint. 528 pages. Hardcover. 0876111487 0-87611-148-7. Reprint of the Viking 1986 original. Number sixteen in the Fred and Ella Mae Moore Texas History Reprint Series. This is the third volume in Goetzmann's Exploration Trilogy.
New/New. A new copy. # B5522. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gooch, Fannie Chambers.   FACE TO FACE WITH THE MEXICANS  
Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ., 1966. Reprint. 248 pages. Hardcover. An abrdige reprint of Gooch's 1887 account of travels in Mexico. Notable for her in-depth and balanced assessment of the Mexican people and their culture.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B8492. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gordon, editor, Harry.   OFFICIAL BICENTENNIAL DIARY THE AUSTRALIAN BICENTENNARY 1788-1988  
Brisbane: Sunshine, 1987. 1st ed. 253 pages. Hardcover. 0958771413 0-9587714-1-3. Collectible engagement calendar-diary based on the history of Australia, & published as a commorative of the nation's bicentennial. Hundreds of color & sepia photos & illustrations.
Fine/No Jacket. Unmarked, as new. # A7573. $7.25     Inquire Now  
Grant, R.G.   1001 BATTLES THAT CHANGED THE COURSE OF WORLD HISTORY  
New York: Universe, 2011. 1st ed. 960 pages. Hardcover. 0789322331 0-7893-2233-1. Color and b/w illustrations throughout.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, no name or marks. Board edges scuffed. # B9104. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Green, John Richard.   A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE (5 VOLUME SET)  
New York: Nottingham Society, 1900. Limited ed. 2337 pages. Hardcover. Five volumes complete set. Green boards and endpapers with leather spine and tips. Edition DeLuxe limited to 1000 copies, but this set is not numbered. Gilt top edges, deckle foredge and bottom. Bright gilt titles and decoration on spines. Sepia engravings and illustrations.
VG/No Jacket. Tight bindings, no name or marks. Green leather spines have faded to a very attractive reddish tan, but the gilt is still very bright. # B7789. $90.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Greenblatt, Stephen.   THE SWERVE: HOW THE WORLD BECAME MODERN  
New York: W.W. Norton, 2011. Reprint. 356 pages. Hardcover. 0393064476 0-393-06447-6. The story of Poggio Bracciolini's 13th century rediscovery of Lucretius' ON THE NATURE OF THINGS led to the modern world.
Fine/Fine. No marks or wear. # B8868. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gurney, Alan.   RACE TO THE WHITE CONTINENT: VOYAGES TO THE ANTARCTIC  
New York: W.W. Norton, 2000. Reprint. 320 pages. Hardcover. 0393050041 0-393-05004-1.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj clean, bright. Very little sign of use. # B3968. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Halifax Port Corporation, .   PORT OF HALIFAX (PORTS OF CANADA, ENGLISH & FRENCH)  
Halifax: Halifax Port Corporation, 1986. Reprint. Spiral Bound. Twenty-two nice color aerial photos of the various port facilities in the Halifax area. Descriptions in both English & French. In comb binding. Uncommon.
Fine/No Jacket. # B0995. $7.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hammond, Peter.   HER MAJESTY'S ROYAL PALACE AND FORTRESS OF THE TOWER OF LONDON  
London: Dept. of the Environment, 1991. Reprint. 52 pages. Paperback. Filled with color illustrations, drawings, and maps, this booklet follows the history and development of the Tower complex begun in 1066 by William the Conqueror.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # A9761. $4.50     Inquire Now  
Hardy, W.G.   THE GREEK AND ROMAN WORLD  
Cambridge: Schenkman, 1962. Reprint. 118 pages. Hardcover.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, PON. # B3229. $4.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Havell, H.L.   REPUBLICAN ROME  
Royston: Oracle, 1996. Reprint. 564 pages. Paperback. 1861960050 1-86196-005-0. Reprint of the 1914 edition. B/w photos. Large trade paperback format.
Near Fine/Wraps. Pages a bit bronwed, else Near Fine. # A5205. $5.75     Inquire Now  
Heller, Alfred.   WORLD'S FAIRS AND THE END OF PROGRESS: AN INSIDER'S VIEW  
Corte Madera, CA: World's Fair, Inc., 1999. 1st ed. 259 pages. Paperback. 0966562003 0-9665620-0-3. History and color of the world's expos by an insider for fifty years.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B5680. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hodgson, Godfrey.   PEOPLE'S CENTURY: THE ORDINARY MEN AND WOMEN WHO MADE THE TWENTIETH CENTURY 1900-1999 (COMPANION TO THE PBS SERIES)  
New York: Times Books, 1998. 1st Am. ed. 636 pages. Hardcover. 0812928431 0-8129-2843-1. Nice photohistory of the 20th century world. Color, sepia or b/w illustrations on every page. Massive 7-pound book in 9.5 x 12 inch format.
Fine/Fine. No wear or marks on book or dustjacket. # B8886. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Holborn, Mark.   THE OCEAN IN THE SAND: JAPAN FROM LANDSCAPE TO GARDEN  
Boulder: Shambhala, 1978. 1st ed. 104 pages. Hardcover. 0877731349 0-87773-134-9. Gardens of Japan mirror the culture of the island people, trying to recreate the harmony of nature in every aspect of their lives. B/w photos throughout.
VG/Near Fine. Clean, tight, no name. Remainder mark on bottom, top edge foxed. # B5460. $11.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hole, Christina.   ENGLISH HOME-LIFE 1500-1800  
London: Batsford, 1949. Reprint. 184 pages. Hardcover. B/w illustrations scattered throughout.
VG/VG. Tight, unmarked, clean. Edges/endpapers foxed. Front free endpaper removed. # B5528. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hollingsworth, Brian.   ATLAS OF THE WORLD'S RAILWAYS  
London: Bison Books, 1982. Reprint. 350 pages. Hardcover. 0811904687 0-8119-0468-7. Filled with maps and color and b/w photos, offers a history of rail transport throughout the world.
VG/VG. Clean, firm hinges and binding. No name or marks. Sharp, square corners. Price-clipped dustjacket has a mended 1 inch tear at front flap fold. # B9132. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Horgan, Paul.   CONQUISTADORS IN NORTH AMERICAN HISTORY  
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1972. Reprint. 303 pages. Hardcover. 0374128847 0-374-12884-7. From the voyage of Columbus to the Southwest this book follows the Conquistadors as they establish Spanish dominion over a large part of North America. Two different maps on endpapers.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. There is a sticker ghost on the halftitle page. Dustjacket has small scuff at top corner and top of spine. # B9034. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Horne, Alistair.   LA BELLE FRANCE: A SHORT HISTORY  
New York: Knopf, 2005. 1st Am. ed. 485 pages. Hardcover. 1400041406 1400041406. With maps and many color plates.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, square, unmarked. Half-inch mended tear at front top edge of dustjacket. # B8977. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hoving, Thomas.   TUTANKHAMUN: THE UNTOLD STORY  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1978. 1st ed. 384 pages. Hardcover. 0671243055 0-671-24305-5. Tells the intrigues, power struggles, and scandals surrounding the discovery of the tomb and recovery of the treasure and mummy. Map endpapers, b/w photos. Signed by the author.
Near Fine/Good+. Clean, tight, unmarked. Tips of spine a little softened, otherwise no wear on book. Price-clipped dustjacket has wear and chipping at spine ends. # B9587. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Huff, Sandy.   THE MAYAN CALENDAR MADE EASY  
Safety Harbor FL: Sandy Huff, 1984. 1st ed. 40 pages. Paperback. A simple, step-by-step guide to reading dates on stele, lintels, and other Mayan monuments.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B0921. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hunter, Judith.   WINDSOR: CASTLE TOWN AND PARK  
Barcelona: Editorial Escudo de Oro, 1986. 2nd ed. 64 pages. Wraps. 8437809363 8-4378093-6-3. Tourist guide with very nice color images.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, no marks. No reader crease, appears never opened. # A9715. $13.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Isenberg, Michael T.   PUZZLES OF THE PAST: AN INTRODUCTION TO THINKING ABOUT HISTORY  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1985. 1st ed. 222 pages. Hardcover. 0890962081 0-89096-208-1. Presents the study of history as a series of puzzles to ponder, with neither right nor wrong answers.
New/New. New book in publisher shrinkwrap, from our archives. # B7708. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ixtlilxochitl, Fernando de Alva.   ALLY OF CORTES: ACCOUNT 13: OF THE COMING OF THE SPANIARDS AND THE BEGINNING OF THE EVANGELICAL LAW  
El Paso: Texas Western, 1969. 141 pages. Hardcover. 0874040159 0-87404-015-9. The first English translation (by D.K. Ballentine) of the violent entrusion of Spain into the Indian cultures of Latin America. This taken from 'Account 13: Of the coming of the Spaniards and the beginning of evangelical law.' A bloody account of the fighting between Mexicans, native tribes and Spaniards with their recruited Indian allies. This is not your grade-school history. Hetzog design. B/w drawings and illustrations.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Perfect. # A3483. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Johnson, J.H.   1918: THE UNEXPECTED VICTORY  
London: Arms and Armour, 1998. Reprint. 208 pages. Hardcover. 1854093460 1-85409-346-0.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling. # B5098. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jones, Gareth Elwyn.   MODERN WALES: A CONCISE HISTORY, SECOND EDITION  
Cambridge: Cambridge University, 1995. Reprint. 381 pages. Paperback. 0521469457 0-521-46945-7. Treatise on the main changes which have occurred over the last five hundred years in social and economic conditions in Wales.
Fine/Wraps. No wear and unmarked. # B8973. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Karnow, Stanley.   VIETNAM: A HISTORY  
New York: Viking Press, 1983. Book Club ed. 750 pages. Hardcover. 0670746045 0-670-74604-5. The companion to the acclaimed PBS series, the first complete account of Vietnam at war. B/w photos, thoroughly indexed. A nice, solid copy.
VG/VG. # A9235. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Kotker, Norman.   HORIZON HISTORY OF THE MEDIEVAL WORLD (BOX SET, 2 VOLS.)  
New York: American Heritage Publ., 1968. 800 pages. Hardcover. Two large colorfully illustrated volumes, Great Cathedrals & Middle Ages are held in a Near Fine slipcase. The books are embossed black cloth with sun fading on the spines, o/w unmarked.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Spines sun faded, else Near Fine. # A6478. $21.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lambert, Andrew.   WAR AT SEA IN THE AGE OF SAIL, 1650-1850  
London: Cassell & Co., 2000. 1st ed. 224 pages. Hardcover. 0304352462 0-304-35246-2. A history of the great sailing navies of Britain, Spain, The Dutch, French & Russia. Well illustrated with b/w drawings, lovely color paintings & color maps.Indexed. Recommended.
Near Fine/VG. Book has small remainder dot on bottom edge, else Fine. Dustjacket has slight edgewear. # E0907. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lennep, J. Van, & W.J. Hofdijk.   MERKWAARDIGE KASTELEN IN NEDERLAND: 36 AFBEELDINGEN MET EEN VERKORTE BESCHRIJVING (DUTCH LANGUAGE) KASTEELEN  
Groningen: B.V. Foresta, 1983. Reprint. Hardcover. Repring of the classic 1860 edition, being an artistic study of 36 Dutch castles, with a lovely sepia pointillistic etching and brief description of each. In green cloth covers with gilt lettering.
Near Fine/Good. Dustjacket has three mended closed tears and some softening. Gift inscription on the half-title page. # E1305. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mackworth-Young, Robin.   HISTORY & TREASURES OF WINDSOR CASTLE  
London: Pitkin-Britannica, 1982. 96 pages. Paperback. 0853723389 0-85372-338-9. Nice color history and tour book of the Royal Family's famous Castle.
Near Fine/Wraps. # A9716. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Mann, Gracelia, & Hans Mann (photos).   THE 12 PROPHETS OF ALEIJADINHO  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1967. 131 pages. Hardcover. Fine history of the sculptures of Aleigjadino, culminating with his masterpieces in the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus in Congohhas Do Campo, in Brazil. Excellent b/w photography.
Near Fine/VG. DJ has minor edgewear, else Near Fine. # B2311. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Marks (editor), Anthony E.   PREHISTORY AND PALEOENVIRONMENTS IN THE CENTRAL NEGEV, ISRAEL VOLUME III: THE AVIDAT/AQEV AREA, PART 3  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1983. 349 pages. Paperback. 0896431134 0-89643-113-4. Archeological research into the prehistoric occupants of the Negev, with essays and transcribed lectures by a half dozen investigators. B/w photos and artifact illustrations by Lucile Addington.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else near Fine. # E0576. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mason, David.   U-BOAT: THE SECRET MENACE: WEAPONS BOOK NO 1  
New York: Ballantine Books, 1968. 1st ed. 160 pages. Paperback. Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II. B/w photos, and map. First printing.
VG/Wraps. Very tight, unmarked. Reader bend on spine. Few tiny scuffed spots on edges. # B9390. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morris, James.   SOUTH AFRICAN WINTER  
New York: Pantheon Books, 1958. 1st ed. 196 pages. Hardcover. Travelog and anatomy of a divided continent.
VG/VG. Clean & unmarked. Light browning. DJ in protective mylar sleeve. # B6751. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Neubert, Karel.   PORTRAIT OF MOSCOW: 88 PICTURES IN COLOUR  
London: Paul Hamlyn, 1965. 1st ed. Hardcover. Never opened before this cataloging. Dj and book as new. Bifold three page wide-angle view of Red Square. Six page introduction by A.R. Mills. Includes publisher's onion-skin wrapper and slip-case.
Fine/Fine. New book, never sold. # B3017. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nevill, Simon J.   PERTH AND FREEMANTLE: PAST AND PRESENT  
Australia: Simon Nevill Publication, 2007. 191 pages. Hardcover. 0980348137 0-9803481-3-7. Street-by-street views in sepia-tone vintage photos, many are contrasted with modern color photos of the same scene. Text gives history of each area.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket, but there are a number of gift inscriptions on the front free endpaper. # B8413. $58.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
North, Oliver.   UNDER FIRE: AN AMERICAN STORY (SIGNED)  
New York: HarperCollins, 1991. 1st ed. 446 pages. Hardcover. 0060183349 0-06-018334-9. The Little Colonel puts his spin on his career in the military, in politics, the Iran-COntra Affair, the National Security State and gives tips on running a paper shredder. Inscribed and Signed to Lee. B/w photos, indexed. Stated 1st edition.
Fine/Fine. An immaculate copy. # B9027. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Osterfeld, David.   PROSPERITY VERSUS PLANNING: HOW GOVERNMENT STIFLES ECONOMIC GROWTH  
New York: Oxford University Press, 1992. 1st ed. 273 pages. Paperback. 0195076141 0-19-507614-1. Introduces all the key topics in development economics in a lively and interesting way.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # B9169. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pan, Lynn.   SHANGHAI: A CENTURY OF CHANGE IN PHOTOGRAPHS 1843-1949  
Hong Kong: Hai Feng Publishing Co., 1993. 1st ed. 150 pages. Hardcover. 9622381715 9-6223817-1-5. 205 b/w historic photos including portraits, street scenes, architecture show how the city has grown and changed through the past hundred years. Map endpapers. Lynn Pan was assisted in the production of this work by Xue Liyong and Qian Zonghao.
Fine/Fine. No sign of use or handling on book or dustjacket. # B9228. $43.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Parfit, Canon J.T.   MESOPOTAMIA: THE KEY TO THE FUTURE  
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1917. 1st ed. 41 pages. Paperback. Description of harm being caused by Turkish occupation of the Muslim Middle East. Staples were removed and pamphlet sewn into library cardboard cover when new, thus no wear on booklet. Pocket is on library cover, not booklet. Title page has pin-punched library name and "withdrawn" stamp. Folding map intact. Nifty historical view on area which still remains in deep conflict.
X-Lib NF/No Jacket. # A9059. $17.00     Inquire Now  
Parsons, Geoffrey.   THE STREAM OF HISTORY IN FOUR VOLUMES  
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. 2nd ed. 1387 pages. Hardcover. Four volumes in dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt titles and decorations. Four blocks on spines depict epochs of mankind from cavemen to skyscrapers and modern transportation. Map endpapers, four color plates in each book, and a total of 624 b/w illustrations portioned among the four volumes.
VG/No Jacket. Hinges and bindings firm. Light scuffing on spine tips, corners sharp. No name or marks. # B9293. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Payne, Robert.   EYEWITNESS: A PERSONAL ACCOUNT OF A TUMULTUOUS DECADE 1937-1946  
Garden City: Doubleday, 1972. 1st ed. 397 pages. Hardcover. From Hitler's Germany through China and India, Payne was on the scene at many history-making events.
VG/VG. tight, no name or marks.Edges are foxed. # B9225. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Peace, Judy Boppell.   THE BOY CHILD IS DYING: A SOUTH AFRICAN EXPERIENCE  
New York: Harper & Row, 1986. 1st ed. 88 pages. Hardcover. 0060664827 0-06-066482-7. Foreword by Alan Paton. Stories of South African people living with apartheid.
Fine/Near Fine. Book is tight, with no wear, no marks. Dustjacket has very light scuffing at tips. # B9840. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pendergrast, Mark.   MIRROR MIRROR: A HISTORY OF THE HUMAN LOVE AFFAIR / REFLECTION  
New York: Basic Books, 2003. 1st ed. 404 pages. Hardcover. 0465054706 0-465-05470-6.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked first edition. # B1748. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Pollack, Kenneth M.   THE THREATENING STORM: THE CASE FOR INVADING IRAQ  
New York: Random House, 2002. Reprint. 494 pages. Hardcover. 0375509283 0-375-50928-3. More balanced than some opinions, but still firmly in the Neocon camp.
Near Fine/Near Fine. # A8956. $5.75     Inquire Now  
Pottinger, Don.   OFFICIAL CHART OF THE TOWER OF LONDON  
New York: Crown Publishers, 1978. Reprint. Paperback. 0517534126 0-517-53412-6. Wall chart opens to about 3' X 4'. Shows a large aerial drawing view of the complex and a smaller map, surrounded by colorful pictures of the Crown Jewels, Yeoman Warders, armour, & info on the victims.
Fine/Fine. Folder has very slight shelfwear, chart appears as new. # A9710. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Prescott, William H.   HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF PHILIP THE SECOND, KING OF SPAIN VOLUME 1 AND VOLUME 2  
Boston: Phillips, Sampson & Co., 1856. 1228 pages. Hardcover. First two volumes only, the third was published several years later. A handwritten index note pasted inside FFEP. Previous owner's bookplate dated 1859 pasted top of first page of preface. In 3/4 leather over marbled paper board with gilded spine decor & titles. Marbled paper boards have rubbing and some color loss.
Good+/No Jacket. Clean, solid copes. # A9889. $95.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Prescott, William H.   PERU (IN TWO VOLUMES)  
New York: Peter Fenelon Collier, 1898. 1st ed. 764 pages. Hardcover. Four b/w illustrations in each volume. Dark red with leather spine and tips. Gilt top edge, Bright gilt title and decoration on spine. This is Prescott's classic work on the Comquest of Peru. Two volumes. Spine tops chipped. Matches binding of other books in series Nations of the World.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy, minimal stamps & marks, card pocket. # B6454. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pritchard, John.   REICHSTAG FIRE: ASHES OF DEMOCRACY: POLITICS IN ACTION NO. 3  
New York: Ballantine Books, 1972. 1st ed. 160 pages. Paperback. Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century. Burning of the German parliament, blamed on Communists, helped Hitler become dictator. Stated first printing.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # B9383. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rady, Martyn.   CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES / COLLAPSE OF COMMUNISM IN EASTERN EUROPE  
Austin: Steck-Vaughan, 1996. 1st ed. 79 pages. Hardcover. 0817240527 0-8172-4052-7. This book explains to pre-teen & teenage readers the contributing factors leading up to some of the most significant events of the twentieth century, & the effect on the world of those events.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Lower corners of boards bumped, o/w clean & tight. Appears unused. # A7194. $10.25     Inquire Now  
Rawlinson, George.   ANCIENT HISTORY: THE GREAT CIVILIZATIONS FROM 3000 B.C. TO THE FALL OF ROME  
New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1993. Reprint. 488 pages. Hardcover. 1566193176 1-56619-317-6. Readers will find this book to be one of the most comprehensive single volume histories of the ancient civilizations.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B5674. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Reinhardt, Steven G., Garrett; Phillips   ESSAYS ON THE FRENCH REVOLUTION: PARIS AND THE PROVINCES  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1992. 1st ed. 130 pages. Hardcover. 089096498X 0-89096-498-X. Five essays on the French Revolution by the author listed, Clarke Garrett, Roderick Phillps, Nancy Fitch and Donald Sutherland. # 25 in the Walter Prescott Webb Memorial Lectures.
New/New. A new book, unsold from our old stock. # A4423. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Republic of Kazakhstan, .   ALMATY: BELOVED CITY  
Almaty: Republic of Kazakhastan, 2001. Hardcover. 9965910731 9-9659107-3-1. Large format photo history of the city of Almaty in Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan. Issued for the 10th anniversary of independence from the Soviet Union. Text in Russian & Kazakh, with a few captions in English.
Fine/Fine. Russian / Kazakh language. Really nice photos. Oversized. # B4020. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rogers, James Harvey.   THE PROCESS OF INFLATION IN FRANCE, 1914-1927  
New York: Columbia University, 1934. Reprint. 378 pages. Hardcover. 1934 2nd printing of the 1929 original. Much on the French banking system, public debt, exhanges, theorectical analysis. Charts, graphs, tables and bibliography.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with spine number, stamps and pocket. A very solid, clean copy. # E0113. $12.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Russian Art, .   MONUMENTAL AND DECORATIVE SCULTPURE OF LENINGRAD  
Leningrad: Iskusstvo, 1991. 479 pages. Hardcover. 5210003159 5-2100031-5-9. Outstanding b/w photography highlights this extensive study of Russian and Soviet sculpture in their monuments and architecture. Photo captions in English and Russian. Most emphasis on pre-1917 works. Cover blind-stamped with a lion head design. In oatmeal-color fine cloth with silver spine lettering.
Near Fine/No Jacket. # B2106. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sagan, Carl.   BILLIONS & BILLIONS: THOUGHTS ON LIFE AND DEATH AT THE BRINK OF THE MILLENNIUM  
New York: Random House, 1997. 1st ed. 241 pages. Hardcover. 0679411607 0-679-41160-7. First printing. Collection of essays about science, mathematics, and space, and how they apply to everyday life. Bibliography and index.
VG/VG. No wear, no marks. # E1253. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Scanlon, Marion S.   TRAILS OF THE FRENCH EXPLORERS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1956. 1st ed. 79 pages. Hardcover. History of the Joliet-Marquette expedition in Quebec, Wisconsin, Illinois and along the Mississippi River. Indexed.
Fine/Near Fine. DJ printing faint. # A7419. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schezen, Roberto photographs, .   VISIONS OF ANCIENT AMERICA  
New York: Rizzoli, 1990. 1st ed. 216 pages. Hardcover. 0847811786 0-8478-1178-6. Introduction by Ricardo Legorreta. Black and white photos by Roberto Schezen.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. No visible wear. DJ a bit yellowed. # B3503. $9.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shabykina, Lubov, & Olga Talanova.   ALONG THE GREAT SILK ROAD  
Pekvama: Kramos, 1991. 320 pages. Hardcover. 5866361272 5-8663612-7-2. Bilingual (Russian and English) history of the famous trade route across Kazakhstan and Central Asia. Profusely illustrated with nice color photos of artifacts, architecture and landscape.
Fine/Near Fine. # B4012. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sherbinin, Betty de.   RIVER PLATE REPUBLICS: ARGENTINA, PARAGUAY & URUGUAY  
New York: Coward-McCann, 1947. 276 pages. Hardcover. Interesting travel guide, history & cultural commentary. Rear pocket holds 27" X 20" folded map of South America in perfect condition.
VG/No Jacket. Top of spine soft, but not frayed. # A4717. $8.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shermer, David.   BLACKSHIRTS: FASCISM IN BRITAIN: POLITICS IN ACTION NO. 2  
New York: Ballantine Books, 1971. 1st ed. 160 pages. Paperback. Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century. The rise of Sir Oswald Mosley and Fascism in Britain. Stated first printing. .
Near Fine/Wraps. No marks, no wear. Small bent corner lower front. # B9384. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Slesser, Malcolm.   BRAZIL: LAND WITHOUT LIMIT  
South Brunswick: A.S. Barnes, 1970. 1st Am. ed. 301 pages. Hardcover. 0498075893 0-498-07589-3. Slesser describes Brazil's people & history, & ponders it's future, as he tells his adventures on a working trip to that country.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. # A4130. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Smith, Virginia.   CLEAN: A HISTORY OF PERSONAL HYGIENE AND PURITY  
New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. 1st ed. 457 pages. Hardcover. 0199297797 0-19-929779-7. Cleanliness from pre-historic grooming rituals to New Age medicine.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B8518. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Starr, Chester.   THE ROMAN EMPIRE 27 B.C.-A.D. 476: AS STUDY IN SURVIVAL  
New York: Oxford University Press, 1982. Reprint. 206 pages. Paperback. 019503130X 0-19-503130-X. A study of structure, rather than events.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease or wear. Edges tanned. # B4861. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stierlin, Henri.   THE CULTURAL HISTORY OF PRE-COLUMBIAN AMERICA  
London: Aurum Press Ltd., 1984. Reprint. 96 pages. Hardcover. 0906053692 0-906053-69-2. Fine color photos of sites in Mexico, Central America, and Peru. 12 x 9 inch format.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Dj has quarter-inch mended tear and associated wrinkle at spine top. # B8123. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stonehouse, Bernard.   THE BRITAIN FROM THE AIR (AEROFILMS BOOKS) MORE THAN 80 YEARS OF CIVIL WAR MOVIES  
New York: Crown Publishers, 1982. 1st ed. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0517547155 0-517-54715-5. Color aerial photocraphy of coastal, urban, rural and historic Britain. Oversized (13 x 10 inch) format. A very nice copy.
Near Fine/Near Fine. # A9704. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Struthers, Jane, & Jason Hawkes.   BRITAIN'S HISTORY FROM THE AIR  
London: Ebury Press, 1994. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 0091771749 0-09-177174-9. Color aerial photos by Jason Hawkes of all kinds of historic places...castles, houses, churches, battlegrounds and parks, with text by Jane Struthers. Internally same book as Royal Britain/Air.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Crisp, clean, tight, and unmarked. Pictorial cover. # A9717. $7.75     Inquire Now  
Stuart, Gene S.   AMERICA'S ANCIENT CITIES  
New York: National Geographic, 1988. Reprint. 200 pages. Hardcover. Color photos, paintings, and maps help to understand the lives of early inhabitants of the Americas. Leather-look binding.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear on book. # B7475. $6.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Thompson, Julian.   CALL TO ARMS: GREAT MILITARY SPEECHES  
London: Quercus, 2009. 1st ed. 199 pages. Hardcover. 1847242669 1-84724-266-9. Text of each speech along with background of the event.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, unmarked. # B9113. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Toohey, John.   CAPTAIN BLIGH'S PORTABLE NIGHTMARE  
New York: HarperCollins, 2001. Reprint. 211 pages. Paperback. 0060959525 0-06-095952-5. From the bounty to safety - 4,162 miles across the Pacific in a rowing boat.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease. A sticker ghost on front. # B3965. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Touzin, Pierre.   TANKS ILLUSTRATED # 1: ALLIED FORCES / CENTRAL EUROPE UNITED STATES / UNITED KINGDOM / WEST GERMAY / BELGIUM / CANADA / NETH  
London: Arms & Armour, 1983. 1st ed. 68 pages. Paperback. Good photo essay covering major modern NATO & Allied weaponry. 142 plates, mostly b/w with a few in color. Allied, modern NATO
Near Fine/Wraps. # A3917. $9.00     Inquire Now  
Tremain, Rose.   THE FIGHT FOR FREEDOM FOR WOMEN: POLITICS IN ACTION NO. 9  
New York: Ballantine Books, 1973. 1st ed. 160 pages. Paperback. Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century. B/w photos and drawings. Stated first printing.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, unmarked, never read. Minor storage wear at edges. # B9377. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Trevor-Roper, Hugh.   THE AGE OF EXPANSION: EUROPE ANSD THE WORLD 1559-1660  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1968. 1st Am. ed. 360 pages. Hardcover. Ten authorities have each contributed a chapter on an area. 604 illustrations, 185 in color. 419 photos, engravings, drawings and maps. Oversized 10.5 x 14 inch format.
Fine/Near Fine. Tight, square, unmarked. Dustjacket has two small chips on lower back. # B9018. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Turnbull, Stephen.   BOOK OF THE MEDIEVAL KNIGHT  
London: Arms & Armour Press, 1995. Reprint. 192 pages. Boards. 1860198643 1-86019-864-3. Well illustrated history of the knights adn castles of Medieval France and England. B/w & color illus. Indexed. In pictorial boards.
Fine/Near Fine. # A6607. $11.50     Inquire Now  
Unterberger, Betty Miller.   THE UNITED STATES, REVOLUTIONARY RUSSIA, AND THE RISE OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2000. Reprint. 463 pages. Paperback. 0890969310 0-89096-931-0. Classic study of U.S. policy and Woodrow Wilson as Czechoslovakia sought liberation in the early twentieth century.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, publisher stamp on front endpaper. # E1162. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Various Contributors, .   LAST TWO MILLION YEARS  
Pleasantville: Reader's Digest, 1974. Revised ed. 488 pages. Hardcover. Colorfully illustrated history of the lands and cultures ofthe world.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no names or marks. # A8605. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Vogel, Susan M.   BAULE: AFRICAN ART WESTERN EYES  
New Haven: Yale Univ., 1997. 312 pages. Hardcover. 0300073178 0-300-07317-8. Art of the Baule People of the Ivory Coast, and the history and traditions surrounding it. Field photos made by the author and images of museum objects. Published in association with an exhibition organized by Yale University in cooperation with the Museum of African Art. Glossary, bibliography, checklist of objects, and index.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1252. $62.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Volkov, Solomon.   ST. PETERSBURG: A CULTURAL HISTORY  
New York: Free Press, 1995. 1st ed. 598 pages. Hardcover. 0028740521 0-02-874052-1. Focusing on the arts and literature to form a cultural biography of the city.
VG/Fine. Tight, with no wear, but has a gift greeting to former owner on the dedication page. # B8968. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wellard, James.   SEARCH FOR LOST CITIES  
London: Constable, 1980. 1st ed. 240 pages. Hardcover. 0094631409 0-09-463140-9. Explores ten lost cities of antiquity in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe. Maps, drawings, and b/w photos.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, PO bookplate ghost on FFEP. No chips, or rubs on DJ. # A9848. $13.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wiener, Joel H.   WAR OF THE UNSTAMPED  
Ithaca: Cornell, 1969. 1st ed. 310 pages. Hardcover. 080140522X 0-8014-0522-X. The movement to repeal the British newspaper tax, 1830-1836, otherwise known as the "taxes on knowledge".
Fine/VG. Book has foxing on top of textblock, o/w Fine, dj a bit shelfworn. # A5311. $6.50     Inquire Now  
Willcox, K.M.   BRUSSELS  
New York: A.S. Barnes & Co., 1965. 1st ed. 87 pages. Hardcover.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, no name or marks, Dj has color rubbing. # B3233. $7.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wilson, Woodrow.   GUARANTEES OF PEACE: MESSAGES AND ADDRESSES TO THE CONGRESS AND THE PEOPLE, JAN. 31, 1918, TO DEC. 2, 1918. TOGETHER WITH THE PEACE NA  
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1919. Reprint. 149 pages. Hardcover. ... Together with the Peace Notes to Germany and Austria. A collection of speeches following the end of World War I, and what needed to be done to ensure the peace.
VG/No Jacket. In light blue cloth with gilt lettering. # B6609. $11.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wilson, Woodrow.   INTERNATIONAL IDEALS: SPEECHES AND ADDRESSES MADE DURING THE PRESIDENT'S EUROPEAN VIST, DECEMBER 14, 1918 TO FEBRUARY 14, 1919  
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1919. 152 pages. Hardcover. A series of speeches made in Europe following World War I. Wilson's vision of a better world. Uncommon. Related newspaper clippings glued to endpaper and small one attached to title page.
Good/No Jacket. Bit of silverfishing to covers. # B6596. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wykes, Alan.   THE NUREMBERG RALLIES: CAMPAIGN BOOK, NO 8  
New York: Ballantine Books, 1970. 1st ed. 160 pages. Paperback. 0345019261 0-345-01926-1. How Hitler and Julius Streicher organized the gigantic 1938 Nazi rallies. Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II. B/w photos and map.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. Appears never read. # B9407. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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