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1
Foreign Relations of the United States, 1944, Volume IV: Europe
Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office: 1966: Hard Cover: Very Good+: No Jacket (as issued): Very little wear to book other than reading crease to spine. Previous owner name on the front free endpaper. 1473 pages with Index.: 05512: 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Hugh Sidey's Portraits of the Presidents
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Hugh Sidey's Portraits of the Presidents
New York: Time Inc: 2000: 1929049048 / 9781929049042: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: Near Fine: Top edge of jacket lightly bumped, no tears or chips. 186 pages, including Index and picture credits, for which there are many. Every page illustrated with photographs. High Sidey observed presidents for four decades as a reporter and writer. In this volume, he has collected his memories and anecdotes about Presidents Roosevelt (FDR), Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush (GHWB), and Clinton.: 05980: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
3
Journal of Contemporary History, Volume 3, Number 1, 1968
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1968: Soft Cover: Good: Edge and spine wear, ink note on front cover (three words), light fore-edge stain to rear cover. 198 pp., plus several pages of ads. Articles include The Russian Mobilization in 1914; The impact of the First World War on British Society; USA: The 'New' Political History; Britain: Soldiers and Biographers; etc.: 05040: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Mexico, 50 Anos de Revolucion (en Cuatro Volumenes): I. La Economia, II. La Vida Social, III. La Politica, IV. La Cultura
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Mexico, 50 Anos de Revolucion (en Cuatro Volumenes): I. La Economia, II. La Vida Social, III. La Politica, IV. La Cultura
Mexico: Fondo De Cultura Economica: 1961: First Edition: Soft Cover: Good: Edge wear, rubbing, and spine creases to all four volumes. Volume III is missing the fornt cover. Clean interiors. some pages in each volume are unopened (uncut) at the top. Clean interiors. Spanish language text.: 07295: 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
Padlocks and Girdles of Chastity
5
Padlocks and Girdles of Chastity
New York: Valhalla Books: 1964: Reprint: Soft Cover: Very Good: Minor wear and soil from reading. The last page (115) is torn, not affecting the text. Illustrations.: 05120: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Progress of Nations: The Story of the World and Its Peoples from the Dawn of History to the Present Day - 10 Volume Set
6
Progress of Nations: The Story of the World and Its Peoples from the Dawn of History to the Present Day - 10 Volume Set
Chicago: Department of Rehabilitation, Disabled American Veterans of the World War: 1930: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: Decorated leatherette. Each volume has a moderate amount of shelf wear and rubbing at the extremities. The bindings are all tight and square. Previous owner name written on the endpapers of some volumes. Volume I contains dedication pages, which are loose and laid in at the title page. National Patron of Honor Edition registered in the name of the book's original owner (J.G. Bischoff, same name written on front endpapers). Contains what appears to be the printed signature of the National Commander of the Disabled American Veterans of the World War. Volumes I through VIII were published in 1930. Volumes IX and X were published in 1931. Illustrated with drawings, photographs and maps, some of which are fold-out maps. Each volume contains a Bibliography for material covered in that volume. No Index. Each volume measures 6 by 9 inches and the set occupies 15 inches of shelf space. A heavy set that will require extra postage for Priority shipping.: 06635: 
Price: 195.00 USD
 
 
The American Historical Review  [Volume 84, Number 3 - June 1979]
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The American Historical Review [Volume 84, Number 3 - June 1979]
Washington, D.C.: American Historical Association: 1979: Soft Cover: Very Good: Light, general reading wear. Clean copy. Pages numbered 619-917, several black and white illustrations. Featured articles: Gaius Noster: Substructures of Western Social Thought, by Donald R. Kelley; Frontier Municipal Baths and Social Interaction in Thirteenth-Century Spain, by James F. Powers; Marriage Politics and the Family in Florence: The Strozzi-Medici Alliance of 1508, by Melissa Meriam Bullard. Review article: Pluralist Politics in British India: The Cambridge Cluster of Historians of Modern India, by Howard Spodek.: 07928: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
The American Historical Review  [Volume 85, Number 4 - October 1980
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The American Historical Review [Volume 85, Number 4 - October 1980
Washington, D.C.: American Historical Association: 1980: Soft Cover: Very Good: General reading wear. Clean copy. Pages numbered 763-1054, several black and white illustrations. Comparative History in Theory and Practice, I (three articles): The Case for Comparing Histories, by Raymond Grew; Antebellum Planters and Vormarz Junkers in Comparative Perspective, by Shearer Davis Bowman; and In Defense of Servitude: American Proslavery and Russian Proserfdom Arguments, 1760-1860, by Peter Kolchin.: 07929: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
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The Lacquer Pavilion at Suan Pakkad Palace
Bangkok, Thailand: Princess Chumbhot of Nagara Svarga: 1960: Hard Cover: Good: Very Good: Red leatherette with gilt stamping. Slight waviness to most pages. Possibly a printing defect. Clean, no stains or marks. Jacket has some small edge tears and rubbing along the spine. Protected now in a new mylar cover. An account of the history and renovation of the Lacquer Pavilion at Suan Pakkad Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. Twenty-four pages of text followed by a section of photographs of the mural designs on the panels of the Pavilion. The images of Panel 9 (Figures 19 & 20) did not print and the pages are blank except for thecaptions. Another printing problem. Contents include a biography of His Royal Highness Prince Chumbhot of Nagara Svarga, The Lacquer Pavilion at Suan Pakkad Palace, Catalogue of the Mural Designs in the Lacquer Pavilion at Suan Pakkad, Notes on a Library (Ho Trai) of the Ayudha Period, and another article about the Lacquer Pavilion.: 04524: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
The Rice Institute Pamphlet Vol. XXXVII No.1 April 1950 : Studies in History
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The Rice Institute Pamphlet Vol. XXXVII No.1 April 1950 : Studies in History
Houston, Texas: Rice Institute: 1950: Soft Cover: Very Good: Some edge tears to oversized wrappers. Contents: Treason and Related Offenses in the Anglo-Saxon Dooms; Religious Disputation in Tudor England; A Frontier Interlude: Timothy Pickering and the Wyoming Valley; and Judicial Highlights of Civil Rights.: 04927: 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
The Soviet Note on Berlin: An Analysis
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The Soviet Note on Berlin: An Analysis
Washington, D.C.: Department of State: 1959: Soft Cover: Very Good: Department of State publication no. 6757. Light wear, toning. 53 pp.: 04510: 
Price: 7.50 USD
 
 
Alexander Kerensky: The First Love of the Revolution, Abraham, Richard
12 Abraham, Richard
Alexander Kerensky: The First Love of the Revolution
New York: Columbia University Press: 1987: 0231061080 / 9780231061087: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: Tiny nick to the head of the spine and a trace of wear at the corners. 503 pages with Notes, Index of Persons, and Subject Index. Biography of Alexander Kerensky, who succeded Prince Lvov as premier of Russia's Provisional Government, established after the overthrow of Czar Nicholas II. Kerensky was overthrown later that same year by Lenin and migrated to Paris and later the United States where he lived until his death in 1970.: 06023: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
13 Abu Hakima, Ahmad M.
The Modern History of Kuwait 1750-1965
London: Luzac & Company: 1983: 0718902599 / 9780718902599: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Clean copy, ninor edge wear to jacket. [xi] 226 pages with Appendices, Map, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with photographs.: 05602: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 31, Number 3, Fall 2001; Special Issue: Sacrifice: Medieval and Early Modern, Aers, David and Sarah Beckwith
14 Aers, David and Sarah Beckwith
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 31, Number 3, Fall 2001; Special Issue: Sacrifice: Medieval and Early Modern
Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press: 2001: Soft Cover: Near Fine+: Pages 443-691. Some of the articles include: A Martyr to Love: Sacrificial Desire in the Poetry of Bernart de Ventadorn; "The Living Witness of our Redemption": Martyrdom and Imitation in Chaucer's Prioress's Tale; and "That Spectacle of Too Much Weight": The Poetics of Sacrifice in Donne, Herbert, and Milton.: 03999: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques: King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz, Al-Farsy, Fouad
15 Al-Farsy, Fouad
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques: King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz
Guernsey, Channel Islands: Knight Communications: 2001: 1874132178 / 9781874132172: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: 282 pp., Bibliography and Index. Color photos and charts.: 04451: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
16 Anderson, Patrick (SIGNED)
The President's Men
New York: Doubleday: 1968: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good+: No Jacket: SIGNED: Dark blue cloth with gilt title to spine. The letters are fading a bit. Very light amount of wear otherwise. Publisher's stamp on front pastedown (With compliments of Doubleday & Company, Inc.). Author signed (name only) on the half-title page.: 05529: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Russia Abroad: Prague and the Russian Diaspora, 1918-1938, Andreyev, Catherine; Savicky, Ivan
17 Andreyev, Catherine; Savicky, Ivan
Russia Abroad: Prague and the Russian Diaspora, 1918-1938
New Haven: Yale University Press: 2004: 0300102348 / 9780300102345: First Printing: Hard Cover: Fine: Near Fine: 246 pages with Notes, Selected Bibliography, List of Names, and Index. Illustrated with black and white photos and a map of Europe 1918-1938.: 04256: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
NACLA Report on the Americas, Volume XIV, Number 2, Mar-Apr 1980: El Salvador - Why Revolution?, Armstrong, Robert
18 Armstrong, Robert
NACLA Report on the Americas, Volume XIV, Number 2, Mar-Apr 1980: El Salvador - Why Revolution?
New York: North American Congress on Latin America: 1980: Soft Cover: Good: Stapled covers with rubbing and edge wear. Bi-monthly publication of the North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) focusing on the political economy of the Americas. The feature for this issue is titled, El Salvador - Why Revolution, by Robert Armstrong. This 33-page article discusses the history of El Salvador from the 1930s and the coffee oligarchy, postwar development and modernization, and the political struggles of the 1970s. The article has two Appendices and References. Appendix I: Foreign Military Assistance to El Salvador, Appendix II: Direct Foreign Investment in El Salvador. The remainder of this issue contains an updates on various issues topical to the times: Women in Nicaragua, Puerto, Action in Chile: International Women's Day; Puerto Rico's Oil: For Whom?, and news from NACLA.: 09627: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 32, Number 1, Winter 2002; Special Issue: The Cultural Process of "Appropriation", Ashley, Kathleen and Veronique Plesch (Issue Editors)
19 Ashley, Kathleen and Veronique Plesch (Issue Editors)
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 32, Number 1, Winter 2002; Special Issue: The Cultural Process of "Appropriation"
Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press: 2001: Soft Cover: Near Fine+: 226 pages. Some of the articles include: Cult Lines and Hellish Mountains: The Development of Sacred Landscape in the Early Medieval Alps; From Prostitutes to Brides of Christ: The Avignonese Repenties in the Later Middle Ages; and Creating Family Identity in Books of Hours.: 04000: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Flags of the World, Barraclough, E.M.C. and W.G. Crampton
20 Barraclough, E.M.C. and W.G. Crampton
Flags of the World
London: Frederick Warne: 1978: 0723220158 / 9780723220152: Revised: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Clean copy, no marks. 250 pages with Bibliography and Index. Standard reference on the subject. Illustrated.: 04952: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 

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