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1 Abbott, Elizabeth A History of Celibacy: From Athena to Elizabeth I, Leonardo da Vinci, Florence Nightingale, Gandhi and Cher
New York Scribner 2000 0684849437 / 9780684849430 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine DJ Near Fine Large Octavo 

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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 Aron, Paul Unsolved Mysteries of History: An Eye-Opening Investigation Into the Most Baffling Events of All Time
New York Barnes & Noble Books 2004 0760745080 / 9780760745083 4th Printing Hard Cover Near Fine (small fault) DJ Near Fine Large Octavo 
Corner crease on half-title page. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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7 Ashe, Geoffrey, Thor Heyerdahl, etal. The Quest for America
New York Praeger 1971 Hard Cover (x-lib) VG- DJ VG- Small Quarto 
298pp. Nine essays by prominent historians discussing the various theories of pre-Columbian voyages from Europe, the Far East and the Pacific Islands to the Americas. Includes 127 black and white plates, 28 color plates and 68 maps, charts and line drawings. Ex-library with usual markings and labels. Dust jacket in plastic sleeve, glued to end papers. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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8 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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9 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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10 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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11 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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12 Baigent, Michael The Jesus Papers: Exposing the Greatest Cover-Up in History
San Francisco HarperSanFrancisco 2006 0060827130 / 9780060827137 1st Printing Hard Cover (x-library) Very Good DJ Very Good Large Octavo 
Ex-library with usual markings and labels. Dust jacket in plastic sleeve, glued to end papers. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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13 Baigent, Michael The Jesus Papers: Exposing the Greatest Cover-Up in History
San Francisco HarperSanFrancisco 2006 0060827130 / 9780060827137 1st Printing Hard Cover Near Fine DJ Near Fine Large Octavo 

Price: 15.00 USD
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14 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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15 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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16 Barraclough, Geoffrey, ed. The Times Concise Atlas of the World
Maplewood Hammond 1985 0723002746 / 9780723002741 2nd Printing Soft Cover Very Good Minor cover Creases Large Quarto 

Price: 5.00 USD
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17 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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18 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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19 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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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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