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Image for Journey to St. Petersburg: A New Playing Card Museum (Peterhof Playing Card Museum)

Journey to St. Petersburg: A New Playing Card Museum (Peterhof Playing Card Museum)

By: Kaplan, Stuart R.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 10176

Condition: Fine


Stapled pamphlet, 15 pages. No publication information indicated, but this pamphlet was published sometime after August 2007, when the author attended the opening of the Peterhof Playing Card Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. The rear cover depicts an Ex Libris for Alexander Perelman, who conceived of the idea for the museum and whose collection of playing cards and related gaming ephemera and books comprises much of the museum's holdings. The author, Stuart R. Kaplan, writes of his trip to the opening and provides some history of the museum's founding and its holdings. A section of images of ... View more info

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The Bible As History

By: Keller, Werner

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company, Inc.: 1981

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 02937

ISBN: 0688037240

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear. Jacket has some light scuffing along spine and minro waer at spine ends. Mapped endpapers of the "Fertile Crescent" ca. 2000 B.C. 413 pages, illustrated with black & white photos and drawings. This revised edition (original published in 1955) contains a new intorduction and a postscript by Joachim Rehork. Bibliography and General Index follow. View more info

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The Complete Visitor's Guide to Mesoamerican Ruins: Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador

By: Kelly, Joyce

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08064

ISBN: 0806115661

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly cocked. Light foxing to bottom edge of page block. Gift inscription. Jacket is soiled and rubbed with some edge wear and a few tiny edge tears. Protected now in a clear Mylar cover. 527 pages with Glossary, Selected Readings, and Index. Photographs by Jerry Kelly and the author. Drawings and maps by the author.Heavy book that will require extra postage for expedited or international delivery. View more info

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Siberia and the Exile System, Abridged from the First Edition of 1891

By: Kennan, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10467

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to boards, faint spotting to the fore-edge of the page block. The dust jacket is chipped and rubbed. 244 pages. No index. Illustrated, including a frontispiece drawing of the author. View more info

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The Long Year, A.D. 69

By: Kenneth Wellesley

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Westview Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08525

ISBN: 0891586091

Condition: Near Fine


234 pages with Abbreviations and Notes and Index. Illustrated with Figures, Plates, and Maps. View more info

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The Lawless Caymanas

By: Kieran, Brian L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies, Self Published: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08890

ISBN: 9768012919

Condition: Fine


Just a touch of handling to the dust jacket, no tears or chips. 189 pages with Appendices, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Sepia photographs as well as color pictures and prints have been reproduced to illustrate the text. View more info

Image for The Soviet Union and the Middle East: The Post World War II Era

The Soviet Union and the Middle East: The Post World War II Era

By: Lederer, Ivo J. and Wayne S. Vucinich (Editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stanford, California, Hoover Institution Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08608

Condition: Very Good


Several small stains to the top edge of the page block. Dust jacket has a long tear and associated creasing on the rear panel and several faint moisture stains on the front panel and flap. Large chip/paper loss at the base of the spine. Preserved now in a clear Mylar protective cover. 302 pages with Notes and Index. A collection of essays from a conference held at Stanford University in 1969 to address changing Soviet policy in context of changing political and ideological objectives in the Middle East, which includes Turkey, Iran, North Africa, Egypt, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan. View more info

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Our Islands' Past, Volume II: The Wreck of the Ten Sails

By: Leshikar-Denton, Margaret E. (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands National Archive and Cayman Free Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08886

ISBN: 9768104899

Condition: Near Fine


Historical documents about the convoy, the wreck, and its aftermath. Seventy-seven pages, illustrated. Includes Note on Sources. View more info

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The Gorbachev Phenomenon: A Historical Interpretation

By: Lewin, Moshe

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1988

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 05991

ISBN: 0520062574

Condition: Fine


176 pages with Bibliography and Index. The author discusses historical events and social forces that explain Glasnost and political and economic life in the Soviet Union under Mikhail S. Gorbachev's leadership (1980s). View more info

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Blowing Up Russia: The Secret Plot to Bring Back KGB Terror

By: Litvinenko, Alexander; Felshtinsky, Yuri

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Encounter Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09641

ISBN: 1903933951

Condition: Near Fine


322 pages with Appendices (9) and Index. Nice, clean copy with no writing. View more info

Decision to go to the Moon: Project Apollo and the National Interest

By: Logsdon, John M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, MIT: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02621

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth, light shelf wear & bumping. Faint toning on front cover along spine. Small, light stain to fore-edge. Front free endpaper clipped at upper corner about three inches down. Withdrawn stamps form Hampshire County Library on the copyright page. That is the only library mark inside or out. 187 pages, with Index. View more info

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Maya Script: A Civilization and Its Writing

By: Longhena, Maria

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07827

ISBN: 0789206536

Condition: Near Fine


Slight edge wear to jacket. 180 pages with Further Reading list and Index. Illustrated. View more info

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The Papers of James Madison, Volume 5: 1 January 1783 - 30 April 1783

By: Madison, James; Edited by William T. Hutchinson and William M.E. Rachal

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09091

Condition: Fine


The dust jacket has some discoloration and what appears to be moisture drop stains on the spine. They are not visible on the inside of the jacket and did not affect the spine of the book. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. 545 pages, with Index and illustrations. View more info

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The Papers of James Madison, Volume 5: 3 May 1783 - 20 February 1783

By: Madison, James; Edited by William T. Hutchinson and William M.E. Rachal

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09092

Condition: Fine


The dust jacket is slightly darkened on the spine and has what appears to be moisture drop stains on the spine. They are not visible on the inside of the jacket and did not affect the spine of the book. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. 479 pages, with Index and illustrations. View more info

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The Rise of Nations in the Soviet Union: American Foreign Policy & the Disintegration of the USSR

By: Mandelbaum, Michael (Editor)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Colchester, Vermont, U.S.A., Council on Foreign Relations: 1991

Seller ID: 06333

ISBN: 0876091001

Condition: Near Fine


120 pages with Appendixes and Index. View more info

Image for Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History

Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History

By: Margo, Robert A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, University of Chicago Press: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 05257

ISBN: 0226505103

Condition: Very Good


Some faint highlighting of text and red underlining of a few sentences. Bookstore price sticker on front free endpaper. Clean otherwise throughout. View more info

Image for The Pilgrimage to Russia: The Soviet Union and the Treatment of Foreigners, 1924-1937

The Pilgrimage to Russia: The Soviet Union and the Treatment of Foreigners, 1924-1937

By: Margulies, Sylvia R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin, The University of Wisconsin Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10466

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear and some light spotting to the top edge of the page block. The dust jacket has some edge tears and rubbing to the extremities. 290 pages with Notes, Bibliography, and Index. View more info

Image for The American Collections of the University Museum: The Ancient Civilizations of Middle America [University Museum Bulletin, Vol. 10, Nos. 1-2, June 1943]

The American Collections of the University Museum: The Ancient Civilizations of Middle America [University Museum Bulletin, Vol. 10, Nos. 1-2, June 1943]

By: Mason, J. Alden

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University Museum: 1943

Seller ID: 05859

Condition: Good


First several pages have a diagonal crease. Tail of the spine chipped. Soiling to rear cover. 64 pages, illustrated. This bulletin offers a brief sketch of the peoples and cultures of ancient Mexico and Central America, including the Aztecs, Mayans, and Toltecs. Illustrated with maps and photos of archaeological artifacts in the museum's archives. View more info

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Autopsy on an Empire: The American Ambassador's Account of the Collapse of the Soviet Union

By: Matlock, Jack F. Jr.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06038

ISBN: 0679413766

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to boards, jacket has a bit of wear at the extremities, no tears or chips. 836 pages, including the following after the chapters: Names and Transliteration, Chronology, Dramatis Personae, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Endpapers map of the Soviet Union 1989. A 16-page section of black and white photos follows page 342. View more info

Image for The American Revolution and its Influence on World Civilization

The American Revolution and its Influence on World Civilization

By: McCormick, Robert R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Chicago Tribune: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05654

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear, wear to the jacket's spine (small holes, tears). Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. Subtitle on jacket: "How America's ideals have advance human progress and how they are now menaced by counter revolutionary forces." A compilation of a series of addresses broadcast over WGN and the Mutual Broadcasting System February 24-May 5, 1945. View more info