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Great Images Of The 20th Century The Photographs That Define Our Times

By: N/A

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: Time, Inc. , Home Entertainment: 1999

Seller ID: 14265

ISBN: 1883013755

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 168 pages; 14265 View more info

ARTE E CIVILTA

By: N/A

Price: $24.00  $20.40

Publisher: Milano, Touring Club Italiano: 1959

Seller ID: 12132

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


231 cartine e schizzi, 370 fotoincisioni. Edgewear, foxing , boards freckled. Fold-out map. ; Conosci L'Italia Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 12132. View more info

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The Hague

By: Aafjes, Bertus

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: W. Van Hoeve N. V.: circa 1950

Seller ID: 14156

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


A fascinating photographic study of The Hague in its recovery from Occupation and World War II. Upper edge of DJ crinkled and chipped, price sticker residue on flyleaf. Photographs by Ed. Van Wijk N. F. K. , colour plates by M. Woldringh N. F. K. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 14156 View more info

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Undaunted Courage, Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31349

ISBN: 0684811073

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Lewis and his partner Captain William Clark made the first map of the trans-mississippi West, provided invaluable scientific data on the flora and fauna of the Louisiana Purchase territory, and established the American claim to Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Ambrose has pieced together previously unknown information about weather, terrain, and medical knowledge at the time to provide a colorful and realistic backdrop for the expedition. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall... View more info

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Daughters Of Eve With Illustrations

By: Bradford, Gamaliel

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1930

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31508

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Signed by Ms. Bradford. Second half of the book has uncut pages, leading me to believe it's never been read. 7 illustrations. Stains on burgundy boards, including the spine. Binding tight. ; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 303 pages; 31508; Signed by Author View more info

THE MEDITERRANEAN AND THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD IN THE AGE OF PHILIP II, VOL. 1

By: Braudel, Fernand

Price: $18.20  $15.47

Publisher: Harpercollins: 1975

Seller ID: 22935

ISBN: 0060905662

Condition: Near Fine


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 642 pages; 22935J View more info

THE BRITISH ECCENTRIC

By: Bridgeman, Harriet, and Elizabeth Drury

Price: $57.00  $48.45

Publisher: NY, Clarkson N. Potter: 1976

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: 11640

ISBN: 0517524996

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Eccentricity is a curiously British occurrence and its oddities manifest themselves in delightful, astonishing, sometimes alarming, and even poignant ways. Black jacket with gilt deco's, lightly chipped at head of spine, in mylar Book Jacket Cover. Red boards with gilt lettering on spine. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 159 pages; 11640. View more info

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The Inquisition The Hammer of Heresy

By: Burman, Edward

Price: $20.00  $17.00

Publisher: Dorset Press: 1992

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 30248

ISBN: 0880299096

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


[This] inquisition covers a complex and amorphous phenomenon of fundamental importance in the history of Western Europe. As an institution, it came into being early in the thirteenth century. Its effects are still felt today. Drawing on an array of sources, many of them little known to English readers, the author paints a terrifying but compelling picture of one of the most efficient systems of repression ever devised. Heavy underlining and marginalia in part one, much, ... View more info

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Charlemagne's Cousins Contemporary Lives of Adalard and Wala

By: Cabaniss, Allen (translated, with Introduction and Notes)

Price: $14.95  $12.71

Publisher: NY, Syracuse University Press: 1967

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30062

ISBN: 0815621159

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Previous owner's label taped to lower portion of DJ spine. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 226 pages; 30062 View more info

Ancient Egypt

By: Casson, Lionel

Price: $11.00  $9.35

Publisher: Time Life Books: 1978

Edition: Revised Edition; 11th Printing

Seller ID: 25907

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Great Ages of Man: a History of the World's Cultures Series; 4to - 11" to 13" tall; 192 pages; 25907 View more info

An Illustrated Outline History Of Mankind

By: Cole, Fay-Cooper, and Harris Gaylord Warren

Price: $21.00  $17.85

Publisher: Spencer Press: 1955

Seller ID: 12970

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Black boards, gilt lettering; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 12970ref View more info

An Illustrated Outline History Of Mankind

By: Cole, Fay-Cooper, and Harris Gaylord Warren

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: Spencer Press: 1955

Seller ID: 12971

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Black boards, gilt lettering; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 12971 View more info

Image for La Malinche In Mexican Literature From History To Myth

La Malinche In Mexican Literature From History To Myth

By: Cypess, Sandra Messinger

Price: $25.00  $21.25

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30459

ISBN: 0292751311

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


La Malinche, an American Nahua Indian woman from the Mexican Gulf Coast who was given as a gift to Cortes. This is the first serious study tracing La Malinche in texts from the conquest period to the present day. She played a role in the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire, acting as an interpreter, advisor, lover, and intermediary for Hernán Cortes. She was one of twenty women slaves given to the Spaniards by the natives of Tabasco in 1519. Later, she became a mistres... View more info

Columbus And The Age Of Discovery

By: Dor-Ner, Zvi

Price: $33.00  $28.05

Publisher: William Morrow: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11395

ISBN: 0688085458

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Companion volume to the epic, seven-part PBS series. ; 4to - 11" to 13" tall; 370 pages; 11395J. View more info

Man's Own Show

By: Dorsey, George A.

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11490

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Gift note and bookplate on front pastedown; light soil to page edges, edgewear; suntanned spine. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 977 pages; 11490 View more info

The Renaissance

By: Durant, Will

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1953

Edition: 14th Printing

Seller ID: 14207

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ rubbed ; heavy book; The Story of Civilization: Part V Series; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 14207 View more info

The Reformation

By: Durant, Will

Price: $21.00  $17.85

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1957

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 17783

ISBN: Heavy book

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The Story of Civilization: Part VI Series; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 1025 pages; 17783 View more info

The Renaissance: A History Of Civilization In Italy From 1304-15

By: Durant, Will

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1953

Edition: 11th Printing

Seller ID: 17784

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Heavy book; The Story of Civilization: Part V Series; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 776 pages; 17784 View more info

The Age Of Reason Begins

By: Durant, Will and Ariel

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1961

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 14209

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ in mylar; heavy book; The Story of Civilization: Part VII Series; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 14209 View more info

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Rousseau And Revolution

By: Durant, Will and Ariel

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1967

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 14211

ISBN: 067163058X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ rubbed, chipped ; heavy book; The Story of Civilization: Part X Series; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 14211 View more info