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1 Collier's, Vol. XXXI, No. 10 (June 6, 1903)
New York P.F. Collier & Son 1903 Soft Cover Good (faults) Tabloid Newspaper 
24pp. Includes article on the Kishineff Massacre. Neatly repaired and in generally decent condition, but missing a large piece from page 15. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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2 Alder, Ken The Measure of All Things: The Seven-Year Odyssey and Hidden Error That Transformed the World
New York The Free Press 2002 074321675X / 9780743216753 1st Printing Hard Cover Near Fine DJ Near Fine Large Octavo 

Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Anderson, Fred, and Andrew Cayton The Dominion of War: Empire and Liberty in North America, 1500-2000
New York Viking 2005 0670033707 / 9780670033706 BCE Hard Cover Fine DJ Fine Large Octavo 

Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Anderson, Romola and R.C. The Sailing Ship, Six Thousand Years of History
New York Bonanza Books 1963 Hard Cover Very Good DJ Good 

Price: 13.00 USD
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5 Anonymous The Remarkable Adventures of Celebrated Persons.
Robert Sears 1852 Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 
Short biographies of 53 historic figures, from Richard the Lion Hearted to Louis Philippe. Rather nicely written, at least if the chapter on William Wallace is typical (that's the only one I couldn't pass by, myself). Gilt pictorial titles on brown cloth. Penciled owner's name title page. Heavily worn, with back hinge starting and front nearly separated at title. Contents tight and, other than a few foxed spots, clean. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Artman, Wm., and L.V. Hall Beauties and Achievements of the Blind
Auburn Self-published 1857 Hard Cover Fair No Jacket Octavo 
Dimmed gilt titles on embossed black cloth. 387pp. Worn extremities, with minor loss on bottom outside corner of front cover. Ffep removed. Owner's note on half-title page. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Axelrod, Alan, and Charles Phillips Dictators and Tyrants: Absolute Rulers and Would-Be Rulers in World History
New York Facts on File 1994 0816028664 / 9780816028665 1st Printing Hard Cover VG+ DJ VG+ Quarto 
Profiles of nearly 600 despots throughout history. Ex-library with usual markings and labels. Dust jacket in plastic sleeve, glued to end papers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Axtell, James After Columbus: Essays in the Ethnohistory of Colonial North America
New York Oxford University Press 1988 First Edition Hard Cover (x-lib) Very Good DJ Very Good Octavo 
X-lib with usual markings and labels. Dust jacket in plastic sleeve, taped to boards. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 Aymar, Brandt, and Edward Sagarin A Pictorial History of the World's Great Trials, from Socrates to Jean Harris
New York Bonanza Books 1985 0517467933 / 9780517467930 1st Printing Hard Cover Near Fine DJ Near Fine Large Quarto 
Detailed accounts of 34 of the great trials of history - including those of Socrates, Joan of Arc, the Salem Witch trials, Ned Kelly, Lizzie Borden, Nuremberg, Adolf Eichmann, Angela Davis - with the background of each trial, indictments, courtroom testimony, cross-examinations, charges to the jury, sentences, and an appraisal of each trial's significance. 438 illustrations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Aymer, Brandt, and Edward Sazarin Pictorial History of the World's Great Trials, from Socrates to Eichmann
New York Bonanza Books 1967 0517099403 / 9780517099407 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good DJ Very Good Quarto 
373pp. 425 illustrations. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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11 Baigent, Michael The Jesus Papers: Exposing the Greatest Cover-Up in History
San Francisco HarperSanFrancisco 2006 0060827130 / 9780060827137 3rd Printing Hard Cover Fine DJ Fine Remainder mark on bottom edge Large Octavo 

Price: 12.00 USD
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12 Baigent, Michael, Richard Leigh, and Henry Lincoln The Messianic Legacy
Dell 1989 0440203198 / 9780440203193 Later Printing Mass Market Paperback Near Fine (small fault) 
425pp. Sequel to 'Holy Blood, Holy Grail.' Light bump on outside edge of text block. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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13 Barraclough, E.M.C., And W.G. Crampton, Eds. Flags of the World
Frederick Warne Co. 1978 Hard Cover (x-lib) Very Good DJ Very Good Ex-Library Octavo 
X-lib, with usual markings and labels. Dust jacket in plastic cover, flyleaves glued to boards. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Barrett, David V. A Brief History of Secret Societies
London Robinson 2007 184529615X / 9781845296155 2nd Printing Soft Cover Near Fine Octavo 

Price: 6.00 USD
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15 Barry, John M. The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History
New York Viking 2004 096591142X / 9780965911429 Later Printing Soft Cover Near Fine Faint corner crease back Cover Thick Large Octavo 
546pp + photo pages. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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16 Bartholomew, John The Student's Atlas
London William Collins, Sons, & Co. 1872 Hard Cover Fair No Jacket Small Quarto 
Gilt titles on purple cloth. Includes 38 fine detailed color maps, with the usual statistical information. Cover worn extremities and sunned on spine. Some of the maps have small edge tears in the margins, but contents are basically tight and clean. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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17 Barzun, Jacques From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life - 1500 to the Present
New York HarperCollins 2000 0965365107 / 9780965365109 Soft Cover Very Good Thick Large Octavo 
875pp. Owner's blindstamp on half-title page 
Price: 5.00 USD
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18 Bedini, Silvio A. The Christopher Columbus Encyclopedia, 2-Vol. Set
New York Simon & Schuster 1992 0131426621 / 9780131426627 2nd Printing Hard Cover (x-library) Near Fine No Jacket Quartos 
A comprehensive description of Columbus and his historic context, with some 300 entries. "This comprehensive encyclopedia focuses on European and American subjects that figure prominently in the European expansionism of the 16th and early 17th centuries. Emphasis rests on the Caribbean region and European expansionism there, but articles are also included that discuss peoples, cultures, and events farther to the north and south, including England's search for the Northwest Passage and the histories of the Incas of Peru and the Tupinambas of Brazil." Ex-reference section, with no external markings and virtually no wear. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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19 Bercovici, Konrad Gypsies: Their Life, Lore and Legends
New York Greenwich House 1983 051741290X / 9780517412909 1st Thus Hard Cover Very Good DJ VG- Octavo Charlotte Lederer 
Reprint of the 1928 Cosmopolitan Book Corporation edition, published as 'The Story of the Gypsies.' "Konrad Bercovici has written a sympathetic, thorough, and fascinating account of an extra-ordinary people. Long an admirer of the Gypsies, he was determined to penetrate their mysteries. He listened to their legends, traced their history, and here presents all that he knows and could learn from others about their origins, customs and lives down through the centuries and throughout the world." Chapters include: The Missing Words; The Origin of the Gypsies; The Macedonian Gypsy; The Gypsies in Roumania; The Gypsies in Hungary; The Gypsies in France; The Gypsies in Spain; The Gypsies in Germany; The Russian Gypsy; The English Gypsy; The American Gypsy; The Nordic Gypsies and Other Strays; and The Tent in the Wind. Dust jacket worn on bottom front edge, with small edge tears and creasing on front flyleaf. Looks nice within new clear Brodart sleeve. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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20 Bergman, Charles Orion's Legacy: A Cultural History of Man As Hunter
New York Dutton 1996 0525940073 / 9780525940074 1st Printing Hard Cover Near Fine DJ Near Fine Large Octavo 

Price: 8.00 USD
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