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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

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Dueling; The Cult of Honor in Fin-de- Siècle Germany

By: McAleer, Kevin

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09379

ISBN: 0691034621

Condition: Near Fine+


268 pages with Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated. From the publisher: "This sharp, often playful, cultural critique of the German duel, the deadliest type of one-on-one combat in fin-de-siècle Germany, questions what it took "to be a man." From initial provocation to final death agony, the book invites the reader into the complex mindset and protocol of the duel." View more info

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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

Memories in Focus: N.E. Uslter from Old Photographs 1850-1950

By: McDonald, Tom & Robert Anderson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Coleraine, County Londonderry, Ireland, Second Coleraine Company boys' Brigade Old Boys Silver Band:

Seller ID: 04011

Condition: Near Fine


The book is not paginated, but includes one black & white plate per page. As there are 120 plates, the book runs about 120 pages, plus a brief Bibliography. Gift inscription to the previous owner on the front free endpaper. View more info

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The Vision of Rome in Late Renaissance France

By: McGowan, Margaret M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08092

ISBN: 0300085354

Condition: Fine


461 pages, including Coda, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Numerous illustrations. View more info

Image for King of the Mountains: Ludwig II and the Bavarian Alps

King of the Mountains: Ludwig II and the Bavarian Alps

By: Menzel, Marianne (Introduction and Text Selection)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Munchen, Objektiv Verlag: 1986

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 08779

Condition: Near Fine


122 pages with numerous color photos of the Bavarian landscape by Gregor Schmid. Accompanied by contemporary texts from the 19th century. Endpaper maps of Bavaria. English translation by PJ Blumenthal. View more info

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Israel: A Country Study

By: Metz, Helen Chapin

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S Government Printing Office: 1990

Edition: Third Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 03027

Condition: Near Fine


Area Handbook Series, research completed 1988. 416 pp., including Bibliography, Glossary, and Index. Illustrated with many figures and photos. View more info

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Pictorial Guide to Pagan

By: Ministry of Culture

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Rangoon, Ministry of Culture, Archaeology Department, Socialist Republic of the Union of: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10219

Condition: Very Good


Mild edge wear. Clean copy. Pictorial paper covers, stapled. This booklet covers the ruins of Pagan, erected mostly from the 11th to 13th centuries A.D., when Pagan was the seat of the Burmese dynasty. Sixty-three pages of images and text about these historic monuments. Includes a fold-out map inside the rear cover depicting Pagan and Environs. A chronological list of Kings of Pagan is presented near the beginning of this booklet. View more info

Image for The Provinces of the Roman Empire: The European Provinces  - Selections from  the History of Rome, Volume 5, Book 8

The Provinces of the Roman Empire: The European Provinces - Selections from the History of Rome, Volume 5, Book 8

By: Mommsen, Theodor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press: 1968

Seller ID: 07086

Condition: Near Fine


Slight darkening to top edge of page block. Jacket has some rubbing and a few creases. Protected in a Mylar archival cover now. 363 pages with Biographical Note, Index, and map: The Roman Empire under Hadrian. View more info

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Sviatoslav Richter : Notebooks and Conversations

By: Monsaingeon, Bruno

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, U.S.A., Princeton University Press: 2001

Edition: First English Translation

Seller ID: 06516

ISBN: 0691074380

Condition: Near Fine


Very slight cocking to the spine. Life of the famed Russian pianist, recounted through his music journals and a private interview. English translation by Stewart Spencer. Nice copy in mylar. View more info

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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother

By: Montague-Smith, Patrick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, British Heritage Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00161

ISBN: 0517458012

Condition: Near Fine


192 pages with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with 60 black & white and 100 color photos. Previous owner's embossed stamp on title page. Oversized, heavy volume that may require additional postage for expedited or overseas delivery. View more info

Image for Cloak & Cipher: A History of Secret Writing

Cloak & Cipher: A History of Secret Writing

By: Moore, Dan Tyler & Martha Waller

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02560

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to book and jacket. The analysis of famous codes and ciphers and the role of cryptanalysis in great events. View more info

Japan's Foreign Policy, 1868-1914 : A Research Guide

By: Morley, James W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05146

ISBN: 023108966x

Condition: Very Good


Light wear, bumping to boards. Previous owner name stamped on front free endpaper (fly leaf). Pencil underlining on two pages. Light fore-edge spotting, barely visible. Jacket rubbed and edge-worn, more at the spine ends. Protected now in a new archival cover. 618 pages, with General Glossary, Glossary of Personal Names, and Index. No illustrations. Divided into two parts. Part One: Critical Essays, Part Two: Bibliography of Japan's Foreign Policy, 1868-1941. View more info

De Gaulle and the Anglo-Saxons

By: Newhouse, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05504

ISBN: 0670266183

Condition: Near Fine


371 pages, with Reference Notes and Index. Inside account of relations between France, Britain, and the United States during Charles de Gaulle's ten years as President of France. Nice, celan copy. View more info

Image for The Divers of Acapulco and Other Stories

The Divers of Acapulco and Other Stories

By: Nicholson, Patrick James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houston, Mount Vernon Publishing Company: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08234

ISBN: 0961455918

Condition: Fine


Signed on the half-title page (name only). View more info

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British Railways in Transition

By: Nock, O.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02994

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, gilt titles, lightly bumped. Previous owner initials inked on front free endpaper. 193 pages, illustrated with black & white photos, color frontispiece painting titled The Airdrie-Glasgow-Helensburgh Electrification (west-bound along the Clyde River, passing a steam-hauled freight). View more info

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The Universal Hunger For Liberty: Why the Clash of Civilizations Is Not Inevitable

By: Novak, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 06370

ISBN: 0465051316

Condition: Near Fine


Presentation sticker on front free endpaper. Jacket shows just a trace of wear at the head of the spine. 281 pages, Index. View more info

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The People Time Forgot

By: Nowak, H.G. (The Barefoot Man)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Grand Cayman, BWI, Cayman Free Press: 1987

Seller ID: 08889

Condition: Good


Edition not stated, but assume first edition as no other printings are iondicated. Rubbed along the spine, creased and scratched on the rear cover. First page, lower corner has a small stain. Not page-numbered, but appears to be about 100 pages. Stapled softcover, 8.5 X 12.5 inches oblong. Black and white photographs of Cayman Islands residents, many old-timers, between 1985 and 1987. View more info

Image for No Victor, No Vanquished: The Yom Kippur War

No Victor, No Vanquished: The Yom Kippur War

By: O'Ballance, Edgar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Novato, California, Presidio Press: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 08894

ISBN: 0891410171

Condition: Fine


Tear along the front flap fold of the dust jacket, otherwise a fine copy. 370 pages with Index. Black and white photos. View more info