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Image for Historians at Work, Volume Two: Valla to Gibbon

Historians at Work, Volume Two: Valla to Gibbon

By: Gay, Peter & Victor G. Wexler (Editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05468

Condition: Near Fine


Slightly chipped jacket at the spine ends. Light soil to spine. 406 pages. View more info

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Historians at Work, Volume IV: Dilthey to Hofstadter

By: Gay, Peter and Gerald J. Cavanaugh (Editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01759

ISBN: 0060114762

Condition: Very Good


Bumping to spine ends and corners. Jacket price-clipped and chipped at the spine ends, wear to the spine. This final volume in the set includes selections from the principal historical writings of twentieth-century writers. 411 pages. View more info

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Historians at Work, Volume III: Niebuhr to Maitland

By: Gay, Peter and Victor G. Wexler (Editors)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01758

ISBN: 0060114746

Condition: Very Good


Lightly bumped in a price-clipped jacket. Minor abrasions to spine of jacket. This volume in the set includes selections from the principal historical works of nineteenth-century writers such as Jules Michelet, Jacob Burkhardt, Karl Marx, Francis Parkman, and Henry Adams. 325 pages. View more info

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The Real Suez Crisis: The End of a Great Nineteenth Century Work

By: Georges-Picot, Jacques

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07749

ISBN: 0151759634

Condition: Near Fine


The former Chairman of the Board of the Suez Company answers questions surrounding the Egyptian nationalization of the Suez Canal on the night of July 26, 1956 and the French-run Suez Company being asked to leave. 200 pages. View more info

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The Pacific Century: Asia and America in the Modern World

By: Gibney, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07812

ISBN: 0684193493

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to book and jacket. Companion volume to the PBS TV Series. 596 pages with Selected Refrences and Index. Illustrated with maps and photos, including a section of color plates. Heavy volume that may require extrra postage for expedited or overseas delivery. View more info

Image for Victoria Illustrated, 1857 & 1862: Engravings from the Original Editions By S.T. Gill & N. Chevalier

Victoria Illustrated, 1857 & 1862: Engravings from the Original Editions By S.T. Gill & N. Chevalier

By: Gill, Samuel Thomas; Newnham, W. H.; Chevalier, N.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lansdowne Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07686

ISBN: 0701803002

Condition: Near Fine


Trace of shelf wear and several tiny specks to the fore-edge of the page block. Previous owner names at bottom of title page. 128 pages featuring engravings from the Gold Rush era in Victoria, Australia, which were published in two albums titled Victoria Illustrated in 1857 and 1862. View more info

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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 Best and the Brightest

By: Halberstam, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House Inc.: 1972

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 10605

ISBN: 0394461630

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear, bumping. The dust jacket is price-clipped and has creasing to the front flap and wear to the upper corners and head of the spine. The story of what happened when the best and the brightest men in the country came to Washington, to serve the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, and exercised, or failed to exercise, their power in office. 688 pages with Bibliography 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

Image for Uckfield : Portrait of a Wealden Town

Uckfield : Portrait of a Wealden Town

By: Hart, Brian; Nunn, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Uckfield, Millgate Publishing: 1988

Seller ID: 03717

ISBN: 0951045415

Condition: Very Good+


First Edition assumed, as no additional printings indicated. Soft cover, 8.5 X 11 inches. 64 pages with numerous black & white historical photos of Uckfield, in the heart of the Sussex Weald in England. Maps on the inside covers, a 1911 map inside the back cover. Creases to the covers, otherwise in nice condition. View more info

Image for Public Television: America's First Station

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 Red Gold: The Conquest of the Brazilian Indians, 1500-1760

Red Gold: The Conquest of the Brazilian Indians, 1500-1760

By: Hemming, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04814

ISBN: 0674751078

Condition: Very Good


Book has mild shelf wear and light spotting to the fore-edge. Jacket has paper loss at the head of the spine, affecting the author's name (pretty much torn away). Other than that, a few tiny edge tears. Protected now in a new Mylar cover. 677 pages with Appendix (Population of Brazil in 1500), Glossary, Bibliography, Notes, and Index. Illustrated with black & white photos and maps and reproductions of paintings and drawings. 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

Image for Africa Aeterna: The Pictorial Chronicle of a Continent

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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The Jewish State (1896-1946): An Attempt at a Modern Solution of the Jewish Question

By: Herzl, Theodor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, American Zionist Emergency Council: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10607

Condition: Fair


Brown cloth, black lettering on the spine. Bumping and mild shelf wear. Inner front hinge cracked. Foxing to the endpapers. Label pasted on the front free endpaper for Masada, Young Zionists of America. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Biography based on the work of Alex Bein. Introduction by Louis Lipsky. 160 pages with Bibliography and Chronology. View more info

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

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