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Image for Betting on America: Why the U.S. Can Be Stronger After September 11

Betting on America: Why the U.S. Can Be Stronger After September 11

By: Cortada, James W.; Wakin, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ, Financial Times Prentice Hall: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03296

ISBN: 0130460788

Condition: Fine


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Image for The Cree Journals: The Voyages of Edward H. Cree, Surgeon R.N., as Related in his Private Journals, 1837-1856

The Cree Journals: The Voyages of Edward H. Cree, Surgeon R.N., as Related in his Private Journals, 1837-1856

By: Cree, Edward H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Exeter, England, Webb & Bower: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10363

ISBN: 0906671361

Condition: Very Good


276 pages with Appendices (Details of E.H. Cree's ships 1839-1856 and Summary of E.H. Cree's naval service 1837-1869) and Selected Bibliographies. Numerous illustrations, including endpaper maps (Pirate Track-Chart 1849). View more info

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The Economic Development of Spain

By: Davis, H. David (Editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03215

Condition: Good


Shelf wear and bumping to boards. Previous owner name on front pastedown. Jacket chipped and edge-worn. Tape repair to tear at the tail of the spine. Small tear on front panel, large chip on rear panel. 416 pages, illustrated with figures and maps. Report of a mission organized by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development at the request of the Government of Spain. View more info

Trails of the Troubadours

By: De Loi, Raimon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08094

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear and bumping to corners. One torn page found. Gift inscription to previous owner. Illustrated endpapers, some illustrations in the text. A book about the troubadours, or young poets and their poetry of love, in the south of France from 1050 to 1250. View more info

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Orixas Da Bahia

By: de Magalhaes, Elyette Guimaraes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1974

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 07807

Condition: Good


Light to moderate edge wear and some reading creases to the spine. Portuguese and English sections. 161 pages with Glossary and Index. Color plates. View more info

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This Affair of Louisiana

By: Deconde, Alexander

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A., Scribner: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07904

ISBN: 0684146878

Condition: Very Good


Long tear to jacket's front panel, held in place now and protected from further damage by a clear Mylar cover. 325 pages with Notes, Bibliographical Essay, and Index. Map and photo illustrations. Story of the struggle among Spaniards, English, and French for Louisiana in America's early years. In April 1802, Thomas Jefferson wrote; "There is on the globe one single spot, the possessor of which is our natural and habitual enemy... Every eye in the U.S. is now fixed on this affair of Louisiana." View more info

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Miracle at Joaseiro

By: Della Cava, Ralph

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03513

ISBN: 0231032935

Condition: Very Good


A volume in the series from the Institute of Latin American Studies at Columbia University. Shelf wear and spotting to page edges. Jacket price-clipped and has edge wear around the spine ends and tips. Protected now in a new mylar cover. Northeast Brazil political history of a popular religious movement between 1889 and 1934, initiated by a reported miracle in Joaseiro. 324 pages, with Abbreviations, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with black & white photos. View more info

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The Secret World : The Terrifying Report of a High Officer of Soviet Intelligence Whose Conscience Finally Rebelled

By: Deriabin, Peter and Frank Gibney

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01765

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to book and jacket. Faint spotting to edges of page block and light foxing to endpapers. Jacket is also price-clipped. 334 pages with Appendixes and Index. View more info

Image for Gendarmeria... Entre el Roble y Laurel: Historia Integral de la Gendarmeria Argentina 1877-1955

Gendarmeria... Entre el Roble y Laurel: Historia Integral de la Gendarmeria Argentina 1877-1955

By: Di Maio, Comandante Mayor Mario Nicolas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Instituto Salesiano De Artes Graficas: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09226

ISBN: 9874360119

Condition: Near Fine


Light edge wear and small corner tear to the dust jacket. One of only a thousand copies printed in this edition. 175 pages with numerous photographs and illustrations documenting the history of Argentina's gendarme. SPANISH TEXT. View more info

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The Struggle for a Democracy in Siberia, 1917-1920: Eyewitness Account of a Contemporary

By: Dotsenko, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stanford, California, Hoover Institute Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07758

ISBN: 0817977716

Condition: Very Good


Scattered pencil underlining and checkmarks among the pages. Crease to jacket flap. Index cards with notes laid in. 178 pages with Appendixes (Chronology and Chernov Memorandum), Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with endpaper maps. Reminiscences of the author, who, as a college student in 1912, became a member of the Socialist-Revolutionary Party who sought a functioning parliamentary democracy for Siberia. View more info

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Santorino: La Citta Preistorica Di Akrotiri

By: Doumas, Christos G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Athens, Greece, Hannibal:

Seller ID: 08623

Condition: Good


Edge wear and rubbing, corner creases to covers, and foxing inside front cover and facing title page. Not paginated, but about 50-60 pages, including a section of color plates. Otherwise illustrated with black and white plates. Text in Italian. View more info

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The Maupeou Revolution: A Study in the History of Libertarianism, France, 1770-1774

By: Echeverria, Durrand

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08996

ISBN: 0807112100

Condition: Fine


347 pages with Bibliography and Index. View more info

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Leningrad: A Short Guide-Book

By: Elyashkevich, M.L. (Translator)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Russia, 1966

Seller ID: 06106

Condition: Very Good


Minor edge wear, small crease to lower corner of front cover. Pocket-size guide book to Leningrad (St. Petersburg), published as the 50th anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution was nearing. Lists many sites of interest and a Glossary of some Russian words used. Includes, naturally, a number of memorials and monuments to Lenin. View more info

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Schubert's Vienna

By: Erickson, Raymond (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08849

ISBN: 0300070802

Condition: Near Fine


Trace of shelf wear. 283 pages with Index. Illustrated with black and white images and color plates. From the publsiher: "Eminent authorities examine Vienna's history and politics, class structure, and social conventions. They describe private and public entertainments, including music and dance, as well as classical and popular Viennese theater, both of which achieved special greatness in the early nineteenth century. They investigate the historical layers of architecture and sculpture that preserved Vienna's past or reflected the imperatives of Schubert's time. They analyze genres of pai... View more info

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Photo-Facts Pocketbook of Knowledge, Vol. 1, No. 5, March 1938

By: Fawcett, W.H. (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Fawcett Publications, Inc.: 1938

Seller ID: 04720

Condition: Good


Edge-worn covers, crease to front cover. Foxing to rear cover. 130 pages, numerous articles and photos on a variety of topics from around the world. Cover story is The Mystery of the Lost Papyri. Front cover illustrated in color. No ads throughout magazine. View more info

Image for Russian Liberalism: From Gentry to Intelligensia

Russian Liberalism: From Gentry to Intelligensia

By: Fischer, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08541

Condition: Good


Board edges scuffed or nibbled, light foxing to edges of page block. The dust jacket is edge-worn with some large chips. Rubbing and foxing to the rear panel. Protected now in a clear Mylar cover. 240 pages with Sources, Bibliography, Notes, and Index. Illustrated with several pages of photos. View more info

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Cuban Foreign Relations: A Chronology 1959-1982

By: Franklin, Jane [Introduction By William LeoGrande]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Center for Cuban Studies: 1984

Seller ID: 04166

Condition: Fine


69 pages, with Index. View more info

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Last Moments of a World

By: Gaan, Margaret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01475

ISBN: 0393056570

Condition: Near Fine


Very light wear. Jacket's front flap clipped at bottom, price intact at top. Clean and unmarked. Stated First Edition. A true family saga set in Shanghai against the violent, incredible events of the Chinese civil war. View more info

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The Bretons (Peoples of Europe Series)

By: Galliou, Patrick; Jones, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Blackwell Publishers: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08791

ISBN: 0631164065

Condition: Near Fine


Barely a trace of wear to book and jacket. A clean, sharp copy. 334 pages with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with black and white plates as well as figures and genealogical charts. From the publisher: "A history of one of the most distinctive regions of France, from prehistoric times to the end of the independent Duchy in the 15th century. The authors draw upon a wide range of material to explore a society which has combined peoples from two very different linguistic and cultural traditions." View more info

Image for Safe for Democracy: The Anglo-American Response to Revolution, 1913-1923

Safe for Democracy: The Anglo-American Response to Revolution, 1913-1923

By: Gardner, Lloyd C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07764

ISBN: 0195034295

Condition: Very Good


Light foxing to page edges and endpapers. Jacket slightly toned. 383 pages with Notes and Index. An examination of the reactions of Britain and the United States to revolutions in the early part of the 20th century, which occurred in Mexico, China, and Russia--all within the same period of time that preceded the Great War in Europe (World War I). President Woodrow Wilson and British Prime Minister David Lloyd George are the prominent figures in this study. View more info