Category: History

Sort

Showing 1-20 of 22

Image for JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY OF ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIANS

JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY OF ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIANS

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1981-1991

Seller ID: 7023

Condition: ALL AT LEAST VERY GOOD EXCEPT VOL. 2 #1 COVER IS TORN LOWER LEFT CORNER


WE HAVE 33 COPIES OF THE JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY OF ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIANS THE JOURNAL WAS PUBLISHED QUARTALY WE HAVE THE COMPLETE YEARS 1981 TO1988 VOL 2 1989 IS MISSING 1990 IS COMPLETE VOL 1 & 2 1991 ARE MISSING THE TOTAL 33 VOLUMES ARE OFFERED FOR $100 DOLLARS PLUS $30.00 SHIPPING IN THE U.S. contact us for individual copies at 8.00 each incluiding shipping View more info

Image for OLD HOME WEEK  MANHEIM , PA.

OLD HOME WEEK MANHEIM , PA.

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: MANHEIM PA., COMMITTEE ON PRINTING AND ADVERTSING: 1912

Seller ID: 7199

Condition: GOOD


A SOUVENIR BOOK OF OLD HOME WEEK AT MANHEIM PA. IN 1912 AND THE CENTENIAL OF THE HOPE HOSE CO. IN MANHEIM. 180 PAGES OF TEXT AND PLENTIFUL PHOTOGRAPHS SHOWING THE PEOPLE AND PLACES OF THE AREA . ORIGINALY PUBLISHED WITH A CARD STOCK COVER . AT SOME POINT THE FRONT COVER BROKE VERTICALY , THEN GLUED BACK TOGETHER AND THE COMPLETE BOOK BOUND IN A HARD BACK COVER HOLES FOR A THREE RING BINDER ARE PRESENT ON THE ORIGINAL BOOK A LOT OF LOCAL HISTORY INCLUDING MANY ADS FOR LOCAL BUSINESS View more info

Magazine of Western History Illustrated December, 1886

By: Butterfield, C.W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Magazine of Western History: 1886

Seller ID: 15957

Condition: Very Good


Scarce and collectible -- a magazine which, despite its title, refers not to the far American West, but to Ohio and surrounds. This issue is from Dec. 1886 -- Volume V, No. 2. Very nice, not commonly seen, magazine. Pages are clean as a whistle throughout. Only faults are a small piece of paper missing at both crown and tail of spine (no spine crease), one small tear to bottom rear edge, and short tears to cover at spine, front and back. The latter deficiency has been repaired with transparent archival tape and is now holding firmly. The premier article in this issue is clearly the 45 page pie... View more info

Image for The U.S. Civil War Military Machine

The U.S. Civil War Military Machine

By: Drury, Ian & Gibbons, Tony

Price: $40.00

Publisher: England: Dragon's World, 1993:

Seller ID: 10,865D

ISBN: 1850281319

Condition: New


Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Beautiful BRAND NEW copy still in original publisher's shrinkwrap. Over 400 illustrations. Examines the entire range of arms and military equipment with complete analysis of its use and effectiveness. 192 pages. We own three like copies of this title. View more info

Image for THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE

THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE

By: EDWARD GIBBON

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, AMS PRESS: 1974

Inscription: OWNER STAMP ON FRONT FLY PAGE IN EACH VOLUME

Seller ID: 7006

ISBN: 0-40402820-9

Condition: ALL SEVEN VOLUMES FINE ,AS NEW ,EXCEPT FOR OWNER STAMP ON FRONT FLY PAGE SEE PHOTO


THIS IS THE 1974 REPIINT OF THE 1909 EDITION OF THIS CLASSIC WORK COMPLETE IN SEVEN VOLUMES , SET INCLUDES 3900 PAGES TWENTY ILLUSTRATIONS AND A MAP View more info

Image for AN OHIO WOMAN IN THE PHILIPPINES

AN OHIO WOMAN IN THE PHILIPPINES

By: EMILY BRONSON CONGER

Price: $40.00

Publisher: AKRON OHIO, RICHARD LEIGHTON: 1904

Edition: 1ST

Seller ID: 7398

Condition: VERY GOOD


THE EXPERIENCES OF AN AMERICAN WOMAN IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FAR EAST AFTER THE SPANISH -AMERICAN WAR ,GIVING PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND DISCRIPTIONS INCLUDING INCIDENTS OF HONOLULU , AND PORTS IN JAPAN AND CHINA CLEAN TIGHT VERY GOOD CONDITION View more info

Image for THE RENVYLE LETTERS

THE RENVYLE LETTERS

By: GUY ST. JOHN WILLIAMS

Price: $20.00

Publisher: IRELAND, DELETTA PRESS : 2000

Inscription: SIGNED BY AUTHOR

Seller ID: 7214

ISBN: 0953438929

Condition: FINE


AUTOGRAPHED VOL IN FINE CONDITION WITH FINE D.J. IN MYLAR A CONTRASTING ACCOUNT OF LIFE IN WWII ERA IRELAND AS THE COUNTRY AWAITES INVASION AND NEW YORK WHERE MOST PEOPLE OPPOSE INVOLVEMENT IN EUROPEAN CONFLICTS . LETTERS BETWEEN BRENDA AND DERMOT BRING THESE TWO SITUATIONS TO LIFE View more info

Image for AMERICAN AND FRENCH CULTURE , 1800-1900

AMERICAN AND FRENCH CULTURE , 1800-1900

By: HENRY BLUMENTHAL

Price: $15.00

Publisher: BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA STATE U. PRESS: 1975

Seller ID: 7189

ISBN: 0-8071 -0155 -9

Condition: FINE


AN ENCYCLOPEDIC STUDY OF THE SOCIAL AND CULTURAL INTERCHANGE BETWEEN FRANCE AND THE U.S. . DESCRIBES DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIAL ASPECTS OF THE TWO CULTURES, INSTITUTIONAL DIFFERENCES , THE IMPACT OF CATHOLIC AND PROTESTANT INFLUENCES AND MUCH MORE554 PAGES CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT View more info

Image for CUSTUME & FASHION

CUSTUME & FASHION

By: HERBERT NORRIS

Price: $65.00

Publisher: LONDON, J. M. DENT AND SONS: 1931

Edition: REPRINT OF 1ST ED. WITH SLIGHT REVISON

Seller ID: 7216

Condition: GOOD


A DETAILED LOOK AT THE EVOLUTION OF FASHION THROUGH THE EARLIER AGES . VOLUMES 1, 2, 3, . VOLUME THREE IS DIVIDED INTO BOOK ONE AND TWO WE ARE OFFERING THE COMPLETE 3 VOL SET PRESENTED IN FOUR BOOKS VOL 1 COVERS THE EARLY AGES , VOL 2 COVERS 1066-1485 , VOL3 ,BOOK ONE COVERS 1485-1547 VOL3 BOOK 2 COVERS 1547-1603 THIS SET IS EX LIB. IN LIBRARY BINDING ALL BOOKS SHOW SOME SHELF WEAR BUT ARE CLEAN AND SOLID, ALL HINGES STRONG ALL PAGES BRIGHT . A GREAT REFERENCE FOR REENACTORS , HISTORIANS , MUSEUMS COSTUME DESIGNERS MANY COLOR AND B.& W. ILLUSTRATIONS View more info

Image for THE TOPKAPI SARAY MUSEUM THE TREASURY

THE TOPKAPI SARAY MUSEUM THE TREASURY

By: J.M. ROGERS

Price: $35.00

Publisher: BOSTON, LITTLE BROWN: 1987

Edition: 1ST. U.S.

Seller ID: 7478

ISBN: 0821216724

Condition: FINE


A LOOK AT THE INCOMPARABLE COLLECTION AMASSED OVER 500 YEARS IN THE TOPKAPI MUSEUM IN INSTANBUL THIS IS THE THIRD OF A SRIES OF FIVE VOL. ON THE COLLECTION . THIS VOL OF 215 PGS. AND 124 WONDERFUL FULLCOLOR PHOTOS SOLD AT PUBLICATION FOR 150.00 THE BOOK ,D.J. ,AND SLIP CASE ARE ALL FINE CONDITION SMALL BLACK REMAINDER MARK PRESENT LOWER EDGE View more info

Image for CAPTAIN COOK'S WORLD

CAPTAIN COOK'S WORLD

By: JOHN ROBSON

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NEW ZEALAND , RANDOM HOUSE: 2000

Edition: 1ST

Seller ID: 7227

ISBN: 1869414098

Condition: FINE


210 PAGES OF TEXT AND EXTENSIVE MAPS DETAIL COOKS SOUTH SEAS VOYAGES STEP BY STEP ..BOOK AND D.J. ARE CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT . HOURS OF INTERESTING READING AND STUDY FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN HISTORY, EXPLORATION ,, OR THE SOUTH SEAS View more info

Image for JOHN L. STODDARD'S LECTURES

JOHN L. STODDARD'S LECTURES

By: JOHN STODDARD

Price: $115.00

Publisher: CHICAGO, GEORGE SHUMAN @ CO: 1914

Seller ID: 7275

Condition: GOOD


BEFORE MOVIES , RADIO, TV. , WORLD TRAVELERS SUCH AS STODDARD WOULD WRITE AND LECTURE ABOUT THEIR ADVENTURES. HERE WE HAVE A COMPLETE 10 VOL SET OF HIS LECTURES PLUS 5 SUPPLEMENTIAL VOL. ALL ARE HEAVELY ILLUSTRATED. THEY HAVE BLACK LEATHER BINDINGS , GOLD LETTERING AND DECORATION , GOLD PAGE EDGES ALL HINGES ARE STRONG, PAGES BRIGHT SOME SHELF WEAR IS PRESENT A VERY ATTRACTIVE SET NOT OFTEN FOUND COMPLETE View more info

Image for from cave painting to comic strip

from cave painting to comic strip

By: lancelot hogben

Price: $14.00

Publisher: chanticleer press: 1949

Seller ID: 7019

Condition: good


280 pages 7230 liiustration presents the story of human communication from cave art to pre -computer printing press View more info

Image for THE COMPLETE WORKS OF LORD MACAULAY

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF LORD MACAULAY

By: LORD THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, PUTNUM -KINCKERBOCKER PRESS: 1898

Edition: TEMPLE BAR EDITION

Seller ID: 7020

Condition: GENERALY GOOD. SOME WEAR ON ON SOME VOLUMES TOP AND BOTTOM OF SPINE . EACH BOOK HAS PERIOD BOOK PLAT INSIDE FRONT COVER


TWENTY VOLUMES IN TEN BOOKS 1-5 MAKE UP THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND . BOOKS 6-10 COMPRISE THE MISCELLANEOUS WORKS OF MACAULAY. PRINTED IN 1898 THIS IS THE TEMPLE BAR EDITION . ONE THOUSAND NUMBERED SET WERE MADE THIS BEING NUMBER 651 A GREAT TOOL FOR RESEARCH ON THE ERA OR AN EXAMPLE OF THE BOOK AS ART THIS IS A NICE ADDITION TO ANY COLLECTION View more info

Image for MORE THAN THE TROUBLES

MORE THAN THE TROUBLES

By: LYNNE SHIVERS

Price: $15.00

Publisher: PHILADELPHIA, NEW SOCIERT PUB.: 1984

Seller ID: 7209

ISBN: 0865710252

Condition: FINE


A COMMON SENSE VIEW OF THE NORTHERN IRELAND CONFLICT OF THE LATE 1900'S. AN UP CLOSE HISTORY OF A BITTER STRUGGLE 245 PRISTINE PAGES , FINE D.J. View more info

Image for BEN JOHNSON OF WESTMINSTER

BEN JOHNSON OF WESTMINSTER

By: MARCHETTE CHUTE

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y. , E. P. DUTTON: 1953

Seller ID: 7273

Condition: GOOD


THE LIFE AND TIMES OF BEN JONSON PRESENTED ON 360 PGS BOOK IS TIGHT , PAGES BRIGHT DUST JACKET SHOWS SOME FADING ,SMALL TEAR TOP BACK , IN MYLAR View more info

Image for THE WILD GEESE  THE IRISH SOLDIER IN EXILE

THE WILD GEESE THE IRISH SOLDIER IN EXILE

By: MAURICE N. HENNESSY

Price: $16.00

Publisher: OLD GREENWICH CN., DEVIN-ADAIR: 1973

Seller ID: 7129

ISBN: 0283979534

Condition: VERY GOOD


THE TRIUMPHS AND TRAGEDIES OF THE ARMY THAT WAS FORCED TO LEAVE IRELAND IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY AND ITS DESCENDANTS. THEY FOUGHT IN EVERY MAJOR CONFLICT FROM THE DAYS OF LOUIS THE 14TH TO WWII. THEY PLAYED MANY ROLES IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION AND CIVIL WAR AND CONFLICTS AROUND THE WORLD View more info

Image for The Shaping of Ontario: From Exploration to Confederation

The Shaping of Ontario: From Exploration to Confederation

By: Mika, N.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, Mika Publishign Co.: 1985

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 25478

ISBN: 0919303935

Condition: Fine


Book itself is crisp and clean with no names or writing and pristine pages and page edges. Tightly bound and no names or writing.. Limited edtiion confined to 2000 copies of which this is #1316. Book measures 12-1/4" wide and 15-1/2" tall. Dustjacket is likewise clean and has no tears or chips. Plain blue back shows minor scratches. Original bill of sale and Canadian bookshop card laid-in. Book is beautifully illustrated in both color and back and white and is most ahndsome. Text is plentiful. View more info

Image for THE MOTHER OF WASHINGTON AND HER TIMES

THE MOTHER OF WASHINGTON AND HER TIMES

By: MRS. ROGER PRYOR

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, MACMILLAN: 1903

Seller ID: 7116

Condition: GOOD


A WOMAN'S VIEW OF COLONIAL AMERICA FROM ONE IN POSITION TO WITNESS MAJOR EVENTS AND IMPORTANT PEOPLE BOOK SHOWS SOME WEAR AT TOP AND BOTTOM OF SPINE ,HINGES ARE STRONG PAGES BRIGHT View more info

Image for GENERAL JAMES GRANT

GENERAL JAMES GRANT

By: PAUL DAVID NELSON

Price: $20.00

Publisher: GAINESVILLE , UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA: 1993

Seller ID: 7036

ISBN: 0813011752

Condition: AS NEW


THIS FULL SCALE BIOGRAPHY OF GENERAL JAMES GRANT ESTABLISHES HIM AS AN IMPORTENT ,,INTELLIGENT PARTICIPANT IN THE POLITICAL AND MILITARY EVENTS OF HIS AGE . AS THE FIRST ROYAL GOVERNOR OF BRITISH COLONIAL FLORIDA 1763-73 GRANT PRACICALLY CREATED THE COLONY ONCE IT WAS SECURED FROM SPAIN View more info