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Haute-Garonne et Toulouse D'hier et D'aujourd'hui

By: Soulery, Jean-Claude

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Daniel Briand: 1986

Seller ID: 05696

Condition: Near Fine


137 pages with Bibliography and Index. Photos by Jean-Luc Barde and Jacques Sierpinski. View more info

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The Coldest War: Russia's Game in China

By: Sulzberger, C.L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03591

ISBN: 015118979x

Condition: Very Good


Spotting to top-edge of book. Minor wear at the spine ends on the jacket. Promotional photo of the author laid in. View more info

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A History of Historical Writing, Volume I

By: Thompson, James Westfall

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gloucester, Massachusetts, Peter Smith: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 06384

Condition: Very Good


Spotting to top edge, some shelf wear. Clean copy. 676 pages with List of Abbreviations and Index. View more info

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Paddington Sketchbook

By: Thompson, Patricia

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Rigby Limited: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08181

Condition: Very Good


Trace of wear at the extremities, written gift inscription on blank page facing the half-title page. The dust jacket ha a small tear near the head of the spine and s protected now in a clear Mylar sleeve. A look at some of the history in Padington, one of Australia's oldest residential neighborhoods (Sydney), which got started in 1804. Sixty-two pages, illustrated. View more info

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Macedonia: History, Monuments, Museums

By: Touratsoglou, Ioannis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Athens, Ekdotike Athenon, S.A.: 1996

Seller ID: 07896

ISBN: 9602133309

Condition: Near Fine


Reading crease to spine, else a fine, clean copy. 459 pages with numerous photos. A complete guide with maps and plans. View more info

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Expansion and Coexistence: The History of Soviet Foreign Policy, 1917-67

By: Ulam, Adam B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers: 1969

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 06360

Condition: Very Good


Very light wear to book; jacket has a bit of edge wear and rubbing to the spine (heavy) and front panel (light). 775 pages, Index. View more info

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The Landfall of Columbus at San Salvador

By: Valentini, Phillipp J.J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Worcester, Massachusetts, Press of Charles Hamilton: 1892

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 08684

Condition: Very Good


Hardbound offprint pamphlet from Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, at the Semi-Annual Meeting, April 27, 1892. Nineteen pages with frontispiece map. Quarter-bound cloth and marbled paper-covered boards. Handwritten title on a spine label. Very Good condition with mild wear and rubbing to the extremities. View more info

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The Forgotten Ally

By: Van Paassen, Pierre

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Dial Press: 1944

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 10566

Condition: Good


Shelf wear, rubbing wear to the extremities. Very light foxing to the fore-edge and bottom edge of the page block. Personalized inscription from the author on the half-title page: "For my friend Freddy ___ with best wishes, Pierre Van Paassen." On the verso of the half-title page is a gift inscription to the previous owner. The dust jacket is chipped and edge-worn, but no large tears or staining. Protected now in a Mylar archival sleeve. 343 pages. Endpaper maps, The Arab World, with Palestine highlighted. 1969 newspaper article about the future of the Middle East laid in at the front of the b... View more info

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Sons of Sinbad: The Great Tradition of Arab Seamanship in the Indian Ocean

By: Villiers, Alan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09328

Condition: Very Good


Mild edge wear to book and dust jacket. Slight lean to the spine. Jacket is also price-clipped and has a short tear at the top of the front flap. Gift inscription on the blank page following the front endpapers. 414 pages with Index. Illustrated with endpaper maps and black and white photos. View more info

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The Qin Terracotta Army: Treasures of Lintong

By: Wenli, Zhang

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Scala Books and Cultural Relics Publishing House: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 03209

ISBN: 0856674508

Condition: Fine


Archaeological find at Lintong, the burial ground for Emperor Qin Shi Huang (second century B.C.) where more than 7,000 terracotta soldiers and horses and countless bronzes have been discovered. They were crafted by slaves over many years to serve the Emperor in the underworld. View more info

The Chinese High Command: A History of Communist Military Politics, 1927-71

By: Whitson, William W. (with Chen-hsia Huang)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Praeger Publishers: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05164

Condition: Near Fine


638 pages, with Notes, Bibliography, Name Index, and Subject Index. Illustrated with maps and charts; includes List of Charts, Key to Chart Abbreviations and Index of Maps. Clean copy, tight binding. View more info

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Aspects of Sinhalese Culture

By: Wickramasinghe, Martin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dehiwala, Sri Lanka, Tisara Prakasakayo: 1973

Edition: Third Edition (Revised)

Seller ID: 02808

Condition: Very Good


English language, 174 pages, with index. In addition to the line drawings of Mr. L.K. Karunaratna, there are 21 black & white plates. Includes chapters on folk poetry of the Sinhalese, Buddhist art, Sinhalese masks, literature, tradions, education and much more. View more info

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Daily Mail Year Book 1920

By: Williamson, David (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Associated Newspapers, Ltd:

Seller ID: 05820

Condition: Good


298 pages, Index on page xiv. Worn around the edges,chipped at the head of the spine, and reading creases along the spine. Cover loose, but still attached. View more info

India

By: Wolpert, Stanley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05597

ISBN: 0520072170

Condition: Near Fine+


The book encompasses four millenia of development, from an ancient civilization to its rebirth as a modern nation. 273 pages with bibliographical references and index. Illustrated with two sections of black & white photos. View more info

Lady Nugent's Journal of Her Residence in Jamaica Fom 1801 to 1805: A New and Revised Edition

By: Wright, Philip

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Kingston, Jamaica, Institute of Jamaica: 1966

Edition: Fourth Edition (First Revised)

Seller ID: 02760

Condition: Near Fine


dark green cloth, gilt to spine. Jacket chipped at the spine ends, couple of small tears. Preserved in a new mylar cover. Lady Nugent was the wife of the governor of Jamaica, one of Britain's most important sugar colonies during the Napoleonic Wars. Her diary offers an extraordinary look back in time to the planter society. Twenty plates in this revised edition are from contemporary portraits, documents, and illustrations of Jamaican life and landscape. 331 pages, indexed. Mapped endpapers. Frontispiece picture of Lady Nugent. View more info

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Bar-Kokhba: The Rediscovery of the Legendary Hero of the Second Jewish Revolt Against Rome

By: Yadin, Yigael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 02861

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket chipped at the head of the spine and has a large piece missing from top of rear panel. Original price on flap marked out and a discounted price written underneath. Otherwise, the jacket is in nice ocndition. Protected now in a new mylar cover. 271 pages, profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. View more info

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The Black Death

By: Ziegler, Philip

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, Alan Sutton Publishing, Inc.: 1991

Edition: Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 06570

ISBN: 0862998387

Condition: Near Fine


249 pages with Notes, Bibliography, and Index. This book follwos the devastating consequences of the plague as it swept from Asia into Italy and the rest of Europe in the 14th century. An unparalled human disaster. This illustrated edition includes 64 images to complement the text. View more info