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Wigan; A Historical Souvenir

By: Blakeman, Bob

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29600

ISBN: 0750914750


Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Crisp, price-clipped jacket with some scratches on back panel. History of Wigan, Greater Manchester, England, an industrial town on the River Douglas. View more info

Image for Burke and the Fall of Language  The French Revolution as Linguistic Event

Burke and the Fall of Language The French Revolution as Linguistic Event

By: Blakemore, Steven

Price: $22.50

Publisher: University Press of New England: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 29192

ISBN: 0874514525


Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 115 pages, bound in red cloth. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. As new and unread. In crisp jacket, About Fine, with light shelf rubbing on back panel. View more info

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The Story of Magellan and the Discovery of the Philippines

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah; Frank T. Merrill and others (illustrators)

Price: $40.50

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31019


Very Good+; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pp. bound in green cloth; gilt decoration, burgundy, white & black stamped ship on front cover; frontis, plus over a dozen illustrated plates, several maps including fold-out, many illustrations in text. Very bright, clean cover; gilt & pictorial intact; firmly bound. Moderate wear to extremitie, 1/4" nick in cloth at head of spine. Faint tanning to preliminary pages & bottom of title page; otherwise bright & clean; no names or markings. A bright, attractive sample of Hezekiah Butterworth's histories. View more info

Image for Entre la Espada y la Pluma;  El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega y sus Comentarios reales

Entre la Espada y la Pluma; El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega y sus Comentarios reales

By: Chang-Rodríguez, Raquel

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Fondo Editorial de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú: 2010

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 29051


Fine; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 242 pages, bound in pictorial wraps. Crisp, clean, tight. Spanish text. "Este libro realza, desde perspectivas muy variadas, las singularidades de la cro´nica "Comentarios Reales" del Inca Garcilaso de la Vega. La coleccio´n incluye el clasico ensayo de Mario Vargas Llosa sobre el luminar cuzqueno y los trabajos presentados por sobresalientes especialistas. Se le ha anadido a esta compilacion la conversacion sobre la obra maestra del Inca Garcilaso entre Mario Vargas Llosa y Raquel Chang-Rodriguez." (from worldcat). View more info

Image for The Industrialisation of Soviet Russia 1; The Socialist Offensive: The Collectivisation of Soviet Agriculture, 1929-30

The Industrialisation of Soviet Russia 1; The Socialist Offensive: The Collectivisation of Soviet Agriculture, 1929-30

By: Davies, R. W.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Macmillan Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30488

ISBN: 0333261712


Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; London; 491 pp. bound in red cloth. About Fine book. Bright, crisp, tight . No names or markings. Hint of shelf wear at base of spine. In bright clean jacket with minor wear; yellowing on flaps. View more info

Image for El Tapaboca (Puerto Rico, 1812). Edicion y estudio por Jose Amor y Vazquez.

El Tapaboca (Puerto Rico, 1812). Edicion y estudio por Jose Amor y Vazquez.

By: de Goda, Andres Level; Jose Amor y Vazque

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Biblioteca John Carter Brown; Academia Nacional de la Historia: 2000

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 29069


Fine; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Numbered copy 390 of 800 in this edition presented with compliments of the John Carter Brown Librarian. 135 pages, black quarter cloth with brown cloth boards. Illustrated with map, portrait. Crisp, clean, tight and unmarked. About Fine. No dust jacket or slipcase (if distributed with either).Exploration of Venezuelan coast near Trinidad and Tobago. View more info

Image for Sea of Grass  The Maritime Drug War, 1970-1990

Sea of Grass The Maritime Drug War, 1970-1990

By: Fuss, Charles M.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 29118

ISBN: 1557502765


Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Bright, crisp, clean, tight. No names or markings. In similarly crisp jacket. Appears as new. View more info

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Italiani In Macedonia 1941-1943

By: Gallon, Silvano

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Societa Dante Alighieri Di Skopje: 1999

Seller ID: 13916


Very Good in Good dust jacket; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 285 pages in full green cloth. Italian language edition. Co-published by Centro Culturale Italiano di Macedonia. Base of spine bumped. Crisp, tight, unmarked. Jacket shows wrinkling, short tear at base of spine, inconcpicuous cut across front panel mended with tape on the underside. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. View more info

Image for The Nanking Massacre;  Fact Versus Fiction, A Historian's Quest for the Truth

The Nanking Massacre; Fact Versus Fiction, A Historian's Quest for the Truth

By: Higashinakano, Shudo; Sekai Shuppan, Translator.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Sekai Shuppan Inc.: 2006

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 30318

ISBN: 4916079132


Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 395 pp. bound in black cloth, gold lettering. Impeccable, bright, crisp, tight book. Appears unread. No names or markings. In crisp as new jacket. View more info

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Mass Uprisings in the USSR: Protest and Rebellion in the Post-Stalin Years

By: Kozlov, V. A.; Elaine McClarnand (trans.)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: M. E. Sharpe: 2002

Edition: First Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 28944

ISBN: 0765606682


Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 351 pages. Crisp, tight, unmarked. Appears unread. Contents include: Mastering New Territories in Kazakhstan and Siberia; Unrest in the Military; Violent Ethnic Conflicts in the Virgin Lands; Report of Deported Nations to Northern Caucasus; Political Disturbances in Georgia; Orthodoxy in Revolt; Krasnodar RSFSR 1961; Disorders in Alexandrov and Murom; Biisk 1961 Uprising on Market Dayp; Phenomenon Of Novocherkassk; Rear Guard Battles of the Late Krushchev Era ; Social Unrest and Symptoms of Decay in the Brezhnev Years. ; New Russian History Series View more info

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Schoolmasters of the Tenth Century

By: Lutz, Cora Elizabeth

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Archon Books: 1977

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 28946

ISBN: 0208016287


Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages, bound in green cloth. Bright clean tight book; appears unread. Modest rubbing on bottom edge of boards. Else Fine in crisp jacket with tanning on edges, spine. Contents include: English Monastic Bishops; St. Abbo of Fleury; Byrhtferth of Ramsey'; Aelfric of Eynsham; Norker III; Masters of the Diocese of Liege; St. Bruno of Cologne; St. Wolfgang of Regensbert; St. Bernard of Hildesheim; Gerbert, Pope Sylvester II; Legacy of the Schoolmasters. View more info

Image for The Astrologers and Their Creed;  An Historical Outline

The Astrologers and Their Creed; An Historical Outline

By: McIntosh, Christopher

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Frederick A. Praeger: 1969

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 29073

ISBN: 0090959108


Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Attractive pictorial binding; bright and clean, tightly bound, sharp corners. Light wear at base of spine. Crisp, clean pages; unmarked. Jacket lightly rubbed; a couple of tiny chips. View more info

Image for St. Petersburg Between the Revolutions  Workers and Revolutionaries

St. Petersburg Between the Revolutions Workers and Revolutionaries

By: McKean, Robert B.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 28947

ISBN: 0300047916


Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 606 pages. Bright, clean, tightly bound. Crisp, unmarked interior. Appears unread. In fresh crisp jacket. View more info

Image for The Mexican Revolution and the Catholic Church, 1910-1929

The Mexican Revolution and the Catholic Church, 1910-1929

By: Quirk, Robert E.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1973

Seller ID: 31267

ISBN: 025333800X


Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Personal copy of the late writer and Latin American History scholar Hugh Hamill, with his signature on front endpaper. 276 pp bound in brown cloth. About Fine book, clean, firmly bound, crisp pages. In Good jacket with rubbing, shallow chipping & short tears on edges. View more info

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India and the Awakening East

By: Roosevelt, Eleanor

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1953

Seller ID: 27049


Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 237 pages, bound in full orange cloth. Early printing. Firmly bound, bright clean cover; modest wear at ends of spine. Interior bright, crisp; free of names or markings. In bright jacket (although spine faded), with 3 minute tears. Original price $3.95 on flap. A nice bright copy of this farseeing book, in similarly bright jacket. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info