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The Journal of Southern History (Full Run, Four Isssues 1996)

By: Boles, John B. (Managing editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Southern Historical Association: 1996

Seller ID: 16067

Condition: Fine


Four nice clean copies of this quarterly magazine, comprising a full year's run. Issues include February, May, August and November; Volume LXII, Numbers 1-4. All are clean as a whistle inside and out with just very light edgewear to volume 4. Articles includeTaverns and Tavern Culture on the Southern Colonial Frontier; Thomas Settle Jr., Reconstruction, and the Memory of the Civil War; W.E.B. Du Bois and the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot; the Modern "New" South in a Pos... View more info

Nomadic Empires: From Mongolia to the Danube

By: Chaliand, Gerard

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Somerset, NJ, Transaction Publishers,U.S.: 2006

Seller ID: 15180B

ISBN: 1412805554

Condition: New


Crisp, BRAND NEW copy of a recent title still in original publisher's shrinkwrap. A concise, but focused, survey of the 2000 year military history and geopolitical phenomenon that was the Mongol Empire of Ghengis-Khan and his heirs. Discusess the topic from four perspectives: the early nomaic populations of Eurasia and their complex relationships with settlers; the military fronts of the Altaic Nomads; the great nomad conquerors; and the revenge of the sedentary peoples. View more info

Ermengard of Narbonne and the World of the Troubadours (Conjunctions of Religion and Power in the Medieval Past Ser.)

By: Cheyette, Fredric L.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, U.S.A., Cornell University Press: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 12,301

ISBN: 0801439523

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful copy in brand new protective mylar. Illustrated. The biography of an extraordinary woman warrior of power and strength, brought down ultimately by the Albigensian Crusade designed by the Church to put an end to religious practicies deemed heretical. 474 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Zermatt; It Was Once Upon A Time (English, French & German)

By: Coudereau. Y. & R.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Paris, Rotten-Verlag: 1994

Seller ID: 25650DH

Condition: Fine


Very handsome soft cover book, clean as a whistle inside and and out with just one small spot on reverse side of front over. Published in three languages simultaneously -- German, french and english. Though Zermatt is noted as a ski resort located in a German-speaking section of the canton of Valais in Switzerland, the book reflects on the town as it was in the past with historic photographs and informative captions. Book measures 8-1/4" square and has 96 pages. No nam... View more info

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Went the Day Well? Witnessing Wateloo

By: Crane, David

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2015

Edition: First United States Edition

Seller ID: 23853

ISBN: 0307594920

Condition: Fine


Book is crisp and clean as new. Appears unread. There are no bumps to boards, no tears or chips, no names or writing, no remainder mark and no price-clip. The jacket will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. The book's surprise is the color art at the center of the book in two areas,The text is an hour by hour chronicle beginning with the day before the Battle of Waterloo. The book measures 6" x 9" and has 366 pages including the index. View more info

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Letters From Paris 1870-75

By: de B., C. (author); Henrey, Robert (translator, editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: England, J,M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23428

Condition: Good-plus


Book does not have the dustjacket, but it does have a see-through plastic cover. There are no names or writing and no cracks to hinges. Faults are these -- light dust stain to top edge (the other two edges are very good) and two small spots of foxing to back pastedown. Endpapers show the genealogy of the Bourbon Dynasty. The secret author was named as C. de B., a political informant to the head of the House of Rothschild. Book is illustrated with black and white drawi... View more info

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Heinrich Von Treitschke

By: Dorpalen, Andreas

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25031TB

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book, gently kept. No bumps to corners, no names or writing, and pages and page edges pristine. Jacket shows some browning to edges of blue paper, but no tears or chips and no price-clip. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Portrait at frontis. The first complete biography of the controversial German historian. 345 pages. Indexec. View more info

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Secret Memoirs of the Courts of Europe; The Private Memoirs of Louis XV

By: Du Hausett, Madame

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, George Barrie & Sons:

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 27256

Condition: Fine


Very handsome book, part of a larger set, but a stand-alone title in excellent condition -- even retains its scrace blue dustkacket. This shows two 1" closed tears to top front edge, but are hardly visible in brand new mylar. The dark blue boards have a moire appearance and the paste-on title box at spine is crisp and clean with no chips. Top edges are gilded and side pages rough-cut. Book is a limited edition of 1000 numbered copies of which this is #516. Books are... View more info

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Women, Family, and Utopia: Communal Experiments of the Shakers, the Oneida Community, and the Mormons

By: Foster, Lawrence G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Syracuse, New York, U.S.A., Syracuse Univ Press: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 14857

ISBN: 0815625359

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful copy. No spine crease or markings. Pages and page edges pristine. SIGNED by author on title page. A scholarly, yet accessible, account of the lives of women in the Shaker, Mormon and Oneida communities. 353 pages. Indexed. Extensive notes. View more info

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Album Pittoresque Du Grand-Duche De Luxembourg

By: Fresez, J.B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Luxembourg, Edouard Fresez: 1968

Edition: Reprinted in 1968

Seller ID: 23606

Condition: Very Good


Book is very attractive with lovely full page color illustrations throughout for a total of 30., each of which exalts the place described The book is a reprint from the original of 1857, but in this edition the print run was confined to 2800 copies of which this is numbered 2223. TEXT IS IN FRENCH ONLY. Book measures 10" tall and 11-1/2" across. Pages are not numbered. Very beautiful inside and out with no names or writing. Would make a very special gift. View more info

The Ten Commandments: A Handbook of Religious, Legal and Social Issues

By: Hester, Joseph P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina, U.S.A., McFarland & Co Inc Pub: 2003

Seller ID: 15332

ISBN: 0786414197

Condition: Very Good


Although an ex-lib, we did not realize this when purchasing as the only indication is one light stamp to top edge. No interior markings of any kind and no stickers or other exterior indications. Very clean and nice with just one tiny bump to bottom front edge. A timely topic which examines the religious, poltical, ethical and legal issues posed by the Ten Commandments. Part one offers a historical Judeo-Christian perspective, while part two zeroes in on contemporary cont... View more info

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Captain Swing

By: Hobsbawn, E.J.; Rude, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Larence & Wishart: 1969

Seller ID: 27182

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book with no names or writing, no bumps to boards, no tears or chips to jacket, and no price-clip. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover.Only real fault is some fadign to publisher's name at bottom of spine. The story of the revolt of agricultural laborers in 1830 England. The title comes from the signature most often added to threatening letters sent to landowners, parsons and well-to-do farmers demanding higher wages and the disuse of machinery.... View more info

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The Conquest of Granada (two volume set)

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam Sons: 1893

Edition: Kickerbocker Edition

Seller ID: 24365BV

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes measuring 4-1/2"x7" with olive cloth boards highly ornamented in gilt at spines. No names or writing. Faults include two tiny corner creases (tips only) to front board of volume two and toning to side exterior page edges of both. Shiny gilt at top edges. A history of the siege of 1492 on the city of Granada in Spain by the combined forces of Aragon and Castile from the armies of the Muslim Emirate of Granada. Irving served as the U.S. ambassador to ... View more info

The American Historical Review 1915

By: Jameson, J. Franklin (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1915

Edition: Volume XX; No. 4

Seller ID: 20233HNC

Condition: Good


A single issue of the periodical from July, 1915. Spine and edges sunned and former owner's name to top front edge, but contents very clean and seemingly unread, as pages have not been opened. Small bit of wear to tail of spine and a small tear to lower back edge mended with archival tape. Designed with overhang to cover, but this has been neatly trimmed. Major articles as follows: The Economic Basis of the Decline of Ancient Cultures; Magna Carta and the Responsible Min... View more info

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The Bellstone: The Greek Sponge Divers of the Aegean One American's Journey Home

By: Kalafatas, Michael N.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hanover, New Hampshire, U.S.A., Brandeis University Press: 2003

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 25021TB

ISBN: 1584652721

Condition: Fine


Crisp beautiful book with no tears or chips, and no bumps to boards. Pristine inside and out and jacket protected by brand new mylar cover. SIGNED and inscribed by author thus, "June, 20, 2004, To ---- with high admiration and fond regards. Michael Kalafatas." The author tells the saga of the Greek sponge divers of the Dodecanese Islands which lie in the Agean between Greece and Asia Minor. Traces both the historial and cultural aspects. 287 pages, Black and whit... View more info

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Wspomnienie Dawnej Warszawy: Warszawa I Warszawiacy Na Starej Fotografii Z Lat 1860-1914

By: Kwiatkowski, Marek

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Poland, Ohio, Wydawn. Nauk. PWN: 1993

Seller ID: 24554

ISBN: 8301110791

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean beautiful book with no bumps to boards and no names or writing. Jacjket is likewise clean with no tears or chips and beautiful in brand new mylar cover. Measures 8-1/4"x11-1/2". A collection of excellent historric photos of old Warsaw dating from 1860-1914 with explanatary captions. POLISH LANGUAGE. Unpaginated. View more info

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European Paintings of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Centuries: The Cleveland Museum of Art Catalogue of Paintings : Part Three

By: Lurie, Ann T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A., Cleveland Museum of Art: 1982

Seller ID: 23063

ISBN: 0910386668

Condition: Fine


Book is in beautiful condition -- Part THREE ONLY. It measures 9"x11" and shows pristine, unbumped blue boards with pristine pages and page edges and no names or writing. Blue uncoated paper dustjacket is likewise pristine with just the mildest wear to very top front edge. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Although part of a set which chronicles the complete museum holdings, it is also a stand-alone title dedicated specifically to its 16th, 17th and 1... View more info

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Eighteenth Century Life: Ireland, 1798-1998 From Revolution to Revisionism and Beyond (Academic Journal November, 1998 )

By: MacCubbin, Robert P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The College of William and Mary; The Johns Hopkins University Press - See more at: http://www.garrisonhouseephemera.com/si/1052.html#sthash.yLFv1reS.dpuf: 1998

Edition: Vol. 22, No. 3

Seller ID: 26023

Condition: Fine


Eighteenth Century Life was printed tri-annually in 1998, but each issue has its own title. This one is devoted to Ireland and is made up of a compendium of articles by various authors. The chapters are entitled thus: The Dublin Stage in the 1770's and Early 1780's; William Sampson, United Irish Satirist and Songwriter; Poetry in Irish Popular Insurgency and the 1798 Rebellion; Continued Presbyterian Resistance in the Aftermath of the Rebellion of 1798; Anti-Catholicism,... View more info

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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill

By: Manchester, William

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown: 2012

Seller ID: 23659

ISBN: 0316227781

Condition: Fine in Fine Slipcasse


Three beautiful volumes nestled in a blue slipcase and covered with original shrinkwrap.Sub-titles are as follows: Volume I: Visions of Glory 1874-1932; Volume II: Alone 1932-1940; and Defender of the Realm 1940-1965. Books in case measure 6-1/4" x 10" and collectively has 3008 pages. View more info

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Castles & Chateaux of Old Navarre and the Basque Provinces

By: Miltoun, Francis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, L. C. Page & Co.: 1927

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 25089

Condition: Very Good


A lovely book which is higlhy decroated on both the spine and the face board. Top edge is gilded and book is tightly bound with no names or writing and no cracking to hinges. There is a small smudge o f residual soil at bottom front that proved impervious to cleaning, but otherwise the book is very nice. Measures 5-3/4"x 8" and has 456 pages including index. Illustration is plentiful throughout with both black and white and color art. There are also small drawings and a ... View more info