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The Other Side of Jordan

By: Glueck, Nelson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, American Schools of Oriental Research: 1970

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 02507

Condition: Very Good+


Very light shelf wear, some chipping to the jacket's spine ends. From the author's introduction: "Revised edition of the author's monumental archaeological study. Glueck's exploration covered from the Yarmuk River in the north, bordering Syria, to the Gulf of Aqabah in the south, and from the Iraqi and Arabian deserts to the east and south, westward to that part of the great rift reaching from Turkey to Africa in which the Jordan River and valley, the Dead Sea and the Wadi Arabah are contained. For the first time in modern history an entire land consisting of a complete geographical entity... View more info

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Public Lives: Women, Family, and Society in Victorian Britain

By: Gordon, Eleanor and Gwyneth Nair

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05091

ISBN: 0300102208

Condition: Fine


294 pages with Appendixes, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated. View more info

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Science and the Soviet Social Order

By: Graham, Loren R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07601

ISBN: 0674794206

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket has slight edge wear and the price has been clipped form the front flap. Clean copy. 443 pages with Notes and Index. View more info

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International Communism in the Era of Lenin

By: Gruber, Helmut

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, Cornell University Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07007

Condition: Good


Light foxing to endpapers and edges of the text block. Jacket chipped, slightly rubbed, and protected now in a Mylar archival sleeve. 512 pages, with Selected General Bibliography, Chronology, and Index. View more info

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The Queen Mother and Her Family

By: Hall, Trevor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, British Heritage Press: 1983

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 00162

ISBN: 0517405547

Condition: Very Good


Corners and spine ends bumped. Upper corners of pages slightly bent. Previous owner blind stamp. Dust jacket chipped with a few smal tears. Longer tear to the rear flap. 206 pages profusely illustrated with black and white and color photos. Foreword by His Grace the Duke of Beaufort. Oversized, heavy volume that may require additional postage for expedited or overseas delivery. View more info

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Mexico

By: Hanff, Helene

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Nelson Doubleday, Inc.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08194

Condition: Very Good


Published for children in co-operation with the American Geographical Society. 64 pages with photographs and illustrations and placeholders for stamps that were issued with the book. All stamps have been affixed to their proper places in the book. View more info

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Public Television: America's First Station

By: Hawes, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, Sunstone Press: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 04560

ISBN: 0865342458

Condition: Fine


Inscribed to the previous owner: "To Pedro, Ever onward. William Hawes." 160 pages with Notes and Index. Illustrated with black & white photos. History of the first public television station (PBS)--KUHT in Houston, which signed on May 25th, 1953. View more info

Image for Sent Forth a Dove: Discovery of the Duyfken

Sent Forth a Dove: Discovery of the Duyfken

By: Henderson, James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Nedlands, Australia, University of Western Australia Press: 1999

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 05312

ISBN: 1876268247

Condition: Very Good


The rear endpapers show some browning. The jacket has slight edge wear, no tears of chips. This is a Presentation Copy, numbered and signed by the author. This is number 252 of 1,000. The author reconstructs the career of the Duyfken, a Dutch East India Company vessel that landed the first Europeans on the Australian continent without realizing they had discovered a sixth continent. The chart of the Duyfken's skipper, Willem Jansz, lay in the archives for many years before being discovered. The author also recounts the story of the building of a replica Duyfken, a project that would also becom... View more info

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Africa Aeterna: The Pictorial Chronicle of a Continent

By: Henry, Paul Marc

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lausanne, Switzerland, Sedo S.A. Lausanne: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03364

Condition: Very Good


Covers have some light spotting, as do the page edges, else a clean copy. The jacket shows some wear at the spine ends and a few creases to the flaps. Light spotting or stains to the spine and rear panel. A new mylar cover protects the jacket now. 342 pages, with Index, illustrated in color and black & white (artwork & photos). Contents: Africa and the Ancient World; Islam: A New Dimension of Africa; The European Interregnum; Converging Forces in Africa; and Africa Emergent. Appendix of maps: Physical Africa with routes of European exploration to 1856; Roman Africa; Zones of influence of the 1... View more info

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Candles Behind the Wall: Heroes of the Peaceful Revolution that Shattered Communism

By: Heydt, Barbara von der

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.A., William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07608

ISBN: 0802837220

Condition: Near Fine


While assisting refugees from Eastern Europe after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the author learned of the lives of those living behind the Iron Curtain and discovered the roots of their peaceful revolution that broke the hold of communism. 266 pages with Bibliography and Index of Names. Illustrated with black and white photos. Signed by the author on the title page: "For ___, May your lives be bright candles for Christ, Barbara von der Heydt." View more info

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History (The Princeton Studies)

By: Higham, John (with Leonard krieger and Felix gilbert)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice Hall: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10143

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear and rubbing and edge wear to the dust jacket. 402 pages with Index. CONTENTS: The Historical Profession, Theory, American HIstory, European History in America, European and American Historiography. View more info

The History of the Royal Academy 1768-1968

By: Hutchison, Sidney C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Taplinger Publishing Company: 1968

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 05570

Condition: Near Fine


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American Singularity: The 1787 Northwest Ordinance, the 1862 Homestead and Morrill Acts, and the 1944 G.I. Bill

By: Hyman, Harold M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, University of Georgia Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05559

ISBN: 0820308862

Condition: Fine


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PLO in Lebanon: Selected Documents

By: Israeli, Raphael (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04364

ISBN: 0297782592

Condition: Very Good


Light spotting to page edges, more at the top edge of the page block. Jacket chipped at the tail of the spine, mild wear. Protected in a new Mylar cover. This book is primarily a collection of classified documents seized by Israel at the PLO Headquarters in Sidon, South Lebanon during the Peace for Galilee campaign in 1982. 316 pages, with Index. Illustrated with black & white photocopies of documents, photos, drawings, and three color maps of Lebanon: Southern Lebanon (June 1982), PLO Bases within UNIFIL Areas (June 1982), and Southern Lebanon Cease Fire Lines (1982). View more info

Image for Atlantic Fever: The Great Transatlantic Aerial Adventure

Atlantic Fever: The Great Transatlantic Aerial Adventure

By: Jablonski, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 02502

Condition: Very Good


A good clean copy with some minor flaws to note. Remainder mark top edge. Rear flap of jacket appears to have been stuck to the rear free endpaper, taking flecks of white paper with it when it was separated from the page. Also both flaps have left a faint, but noticeable, light red impression upon the endpapers. A few small edge tears and some sticker residue on the front panel. Binding is tight and square. No writing, stains, or marks. 325 pages with index, bibliogrphy, and a tabulation of the major transatlantic flights from 191 to 1939. Illustrated with many historical photos. View more info

Image for The Fall of the House of Roosevelt: Brokers of Ideas and Power from FDR to LBJ

The Fall of the House of Roosevelt: Brokers of Ideas and Power from FDR to LBJ

By: Janeway, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 05701

ISBN: 0231131089

Condition: Near Fine+


[xiv] 284 pp., Notes, Index. Black & white photos. View more info

Image for Pan-African Chronology: A Comprehensive Reference to the Black Quest for Freedom in Africa, the Americas, Europe and Asia, 1400-1865

Pan-African Chronology: A Comprehensive Reference to the Black Quest for Freedom in Africa, the Americas, Europe and Asia, 1400-1865

By: Jenkins, Everett Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina, McFarland & Company, Inc.: 1996

Seller ID: 04707

ISBN: 0786401397

Condition: Very Good


Library stamps to top-edge, copyright page, and rear endpaper. Spine is free of labels or marks and book is near fine except for the library markings. Nice clean copy throughout. 440 pages, with Bibliography and Index. View more info

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The Papers of Andrew Johnson: Volume 1, 1822-1851

By: Johnson, Andrew; Editors: Leroy P. Graf and Ralph W. Haskins

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Knoxville, Tennessee, The University of Tennessee Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10146

Condition: Very Good


Mild edge wear to boards and page block. Previous owner stamp on the endpapers. The dust jacket shows wear at the corners and chipping at the spine ends. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. 700 pages with Appendices and Index. View more info

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A Year is Eight Months

By: Journalist m

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 02123

Condition: Very Good


A liitle light scuffing to the spine and tips. Previous owner stamp on the front pastedown. Mapped endpapers. View more info

Image for The Kailuan Story: Old Mines to New

The Kailuan Story: Old Mines to New

By: Kailuan workers' Writing Group

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Languages Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05821

Condition: Very Good


74 pages, illustrated. History of Kailuan, China coal mines and miners. View more info