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Image for Man's Conquest of the Pacific: The Prehistory of Southeast Asia and Oceania

Man's Conquest of the Pacific: The Prehistory of Southeast Asia and Oceania

By: Bellwood, Peter S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1979

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 04881

ISBN: 0195201035

Condition: Near Fine


462 pages, Glossary, Bibliography, Index. Numerous illustrations. View more info

Image for Peasants Against Politics: Rural Organization in Britanny 1911-1967

Peasants Against Politics: Rural Organization in Britanny 1911-1967

By: Berger, Suzanne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06547

ISBN: 0674659252

Condition: Very Good


Light spotting to page edges. Jacket chipped at the head of the spine and shows light foxing. 298 pages, with Bibliography, Notes, and Index. Illustrated with tables. View more info

Image for Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Volume 59, Number 1, January 2000

Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Volume 59, Number 1, January 2000

By: Biggs, Robert D. (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 2000

Seller ID: 10410

Condition: Near Fine


Contents: A Genizah Letter from Rhodes Evidently Concerning the Reconquest of Crete; Rituals of Ebla II, ì-giš sag: A Purification Ritual or Anointing of the Head?; and Notes on Sumerian Sexual Lyric. 76 pages, including Book Reviews and an alphabetical list of books received. Ads in the back from this and other publishers' books and journals. View more info

Image for International Atomic Policy During a Decade 1945-1955

International Atomic Policy During a Decade 1945-1955

By: Biorklund, Admiral Elis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07796

Condition: Good


Light shelf wear, spotting to top-edge of page block. Jacket is age-torn and edge-worn. 148 pages with Appendixes: Appendix 1: Sources; Appendix 2: Important Deposits of Fissionable Material; Appendix 3: Map of Sources of Raw Materials (fold-out map at back of book, attached inside rear cover). View more info

Image for Balkan As Metaphor: Between Globalization and Fragmentation

Balkan As Metaphor: Between Globalization and Fragmentation

By: Bjelic, Dusan I. and Obrad Savic (Editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, MIT Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04799

ISBN: 0262025248

Condition: Fine


382 pages, Index. View more info

Image for Germany 1945 | 1954

Germany 1945 | 1954

By: Boas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Schaan-Liechtenstein, Boas International Publishing Co.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03771

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with gilt lettering/stamping. Very light wear, slightly bumped at the corners. Front free endpaper creased, a previous owner's name "whited out." Otherwise unmarked and clean. 738 pages, illustrated with numerous photos. Fold-out map (rear) of Germany in the boundaries of 1937. An account of the development of the German Federal Republic in the decade following the end of World War II. A cross-sectional look at the German economy, its businesses, and products. Photos and bios presented at the end of the book for prominent personalities. There is also a Production List (many ... View more info

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John Adams and the American Revolution

By: Bowen, Catherine Drinker

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10684

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear, bumping to boards. Dust jacket is chipped at the spine ends and the front and rear flaps are price-clipped. From the jacket: "The story of young John Adams, of the dramatic events in which he was a leader, and of the statesmen who worked with him for independence." 699 pages with Index. Illustrations, including endpaper maps and a frontispiece portrait of Adams. View more info

Image for Allied Intervention in Russia 1917-1920

Allied Intervention in Russia 1917-1920

By: Bradley, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06557

Condition: Near Fine+


Jacket has small tear at lower corner of rear panel. 251 pages, with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with seven maps by Arthur Banks. View more info

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Prehistoric Men

By: Braidwood, Robert J.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company: 1967

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 05990

Condition: Near Fine


181 pages with Further Reading and Index. Illustrated. Human achievement from the beginnings of culture to the dawn of written history. View more info

Roman Architecture (The Great Ages of World Architecture series)

By: Brown Frank E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller, Inc.: 1962

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 01470

Condition: Near Fine


Light wear to boards and jacket. More than 100 illustrations, including photographs, plans, and drawings. 125 pages, indexed, with a selected bibliography. View more info

Island of Hope, Island of Tears

By: Brownstone, David M.; Franck, Irene M.; Brownstone, Douglas L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Rawson, Wade Publishers, Inc.: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00710

ISBN: 0892560827

Condition: Very Good


Spine cocked, corners and spine ends bumped. Slightly chipped jacket with a heavy crease the length of the front flap. Immigrant stories, in their own words, of those who came through Ellis Island. Illustrated with black & white photos; 307 pages. View more info

Image for Heroes of the Dark Continent and How Stanley Found Emin Pasha

Heroes of the Dark Continent and How Stanley Found Emin Pasha

By: Buel, J.W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Jas. H. Earle: 1890

Seller ID: 10492

Condition: Fair


Red cloth-covered boards with black and gold decoration and lettering. Shelf wear and worn corners. Minor insect nibbling. First signature (containing title page and part of the Introduction) is separated from the binding, but present. The rest of the book is solid, binding tight and square. 576 pages, illustrated with 500 engravings and colored plates and a fold-out map of Africa reproduced from John Ogilby's 1670 map. A 19th-century history of expeditions, exploration, and discovery in Africa. View more info

Image for The Old Northwest: Pioneer Period 1815 to 1840 - Two Volumes

The Old Northwest: Pioneer Period 1815 to 1840 - Two Volumes

By: Buley, R. Carlyle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, Indiana University Press: 1950

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 08251

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Spines of both volumes show fading and some discoloration. Otherwise, both volumes are in Near Fine condition. Comes with original, matching slipcase, which has some scuffing, rubbing and general wear. VOLUME I: 632 pages with Index. VOLUME II: 686 pages with Bibliographical Essay and Index. Both volumes are illustrated with photos, photocopies of various images, and maps. View more info

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Greenland

By: Bure, Kristjan (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Denmark, The Royal Danish Ministry for Foreign Affairs: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03056

Condition: Very Good


Cream-colored boards with green print. Very light shelf wear and a small faint stain to the top edge. Inscription inside to a previous owner, dated 1953. Illustrated jacket lightly chipped with a few small edge tears. Protected now in a new mylar cover. 167 pages with many black & white photographs illustrating the culture and history (Danish influence) of the Arctic island, as well as the indigenous Eskimo. View more info

The Pioneers: The Picture Story of Canadian Settlement

By: Careless, J.M.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02783

Condition: Very Good


127 pages, illustrated with numerous historical photographs. From the Canadian Illustrated Library series. View more info

Image for Banyoles, al Costat de Barcelona

Banyoles, al Costat de Barcelona

By: Casals, María; Joan Solana; and Xavier Xargay

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Ajuntament De Banyoles: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06923

Condition: Near Fine


Texto en Catalan, Frances e Ingles. Text in Catalan, French, and English (French and English translatiions found near the end of the book). Looking forward to the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, this book promotes Barcelona's smaller, neighboring town of Banyoles and its lake as the best venue for the rowing events in the Olympics. The book documents the history of the area aas well as its natural resources nd features numerous photographs to illustrate the text--both historical and contemporary subjects. Beautifully illustrated and designed, this is a large, heavy book, 198 pages, 30x30 cm (12x12... View more info

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Gaelic Vision in Scottish Culture

By: Chapman, Malcolm

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Croom Helm: 1978

Seller ID: 08910

ISBN: 0856647527

Condition: Near Fine


264 pages with Notes, References, and Index. From the dust jacket, this book offers an examination of "the complex relationship between Gaelic and English spheres of life at many levels--in the life of the bilingual Gael, in the confrontation of Highland and Lowland Scotland, and in the literary expression of these." View more info

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Whampoa: Ships on the Shore

By: Coates, Austin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, South China Morning Post Limited: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07817

Condition: Near Fine


Brown leatherette with gilt lettering on the spine. Dust jacket included, a bit of edge wear and protected now in a new Mylar cover. 266 pages, with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with black and white and color photographs. History of the Hongkong and Whampoa Dock Company and the building of the docks in Hong Kong, which revolutionized the city. View more info

Image for One Day in China: May 21, 1936

One Day in China: May 21, 1936

By: Cochran, Sherman and Andrew C.K. Hsieh with Janis Cochran (Translated, Edited, and Introduced by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08452

ISBN: 0300028342

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket has wear at the head of the spine and some rubbing to the rear panel. 290 pages with Appendixes, List of Passages Translated, Bibliography, and Index. Depicts the activities and experiences of people from all over China and at every level of society on an ordinary day, as related by the people themselves. Originally published in China in 1936, this is the first English edition and contains 84 of the original pieces. The selections are organized to focus on four topics that were of central importance to Chinese people at that time: Women, Local Authority, Popular Religion, and the Japane... View more info

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The Story of Dominion Square Place Du Canada

By: Collard, Edgar

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, Longman Canada Limited: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06048

Condition: Near Fine


Edge wear and light chipping to jacket. Clean copy. Sixty-three pages, illustrated history that goes back to the time Dominion Square was a cemetery outside Montreal. The southern half of the square was renamed Place du Canada in 1966. View more info