Category: History - General


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Collier's, Vol. XXXI, No. 10 (June 6, 1903)

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, P.F. Collier & Son: 1903

Seller ID: 01085641

24pp. Includes article on the Kishineff Massacre. Neatly repaired and in generally decent condition, but missing a large piece from page 15. View more info

The Measure of All Things: The Seven-Year Odyssey and Hidden Error That Transformed the World

By: Alder, Ken

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Free Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 01037222

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The Dominion of War: Empire and Liberty in North America, 1500-2000

By: Anderson, Fred, and Andrew Cayton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2005

Edition: BCE

Seller ID: 01054067

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The Story of Extinct Civilizations of the West

By: Anderson, Robert E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1914

Seller ID: 01113976

A volume of the Library of Useful Stories. Dark brown titles on brown cloth. 195pp + ads. Owner's name, minor silver fishing on front end papers. View more info

The Sailing Ship, Six Thousand Years of History

By: Anderson, Romola and R.C.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1963

Seller ID: 797

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The Remarkable Adventures of Celebrated Persons.

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Robert Sears: 1852

Seller ID: 7661

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. View more info

Beauties and Achievements of the Blind

By: Artman, Wm., and L.V. Hall

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Auburn, Self-published: 1857

Seller ID: 01109786

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. View more info

Dictators and Tyrants: Absolute Rulers and Would-Be Rulers in World History

By: Axelrod, Alan, and Charles Phillips

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Facts on File: 1994

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 01046302

Profiles of nearly 600 despots throughout history. Ex-library with usual markings and labels. Dust jacket in plastic sleeve, glued to end papers. View more info

After Columbus: Essays in the Ethnohistory of Colonial North America

By: Axtell, James

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00028234

X-lib with usual markings and labels. Dust jacket in plastic sleeve, taped to boards. View more info

A Pictorial History of the World's Great Trials, from Socrates to Jean Harris

By: Aymar, Brandt, and Edward Sagarin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1985

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 01067559

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. View more info

The Jesus Papers: Exposing the Greatest Cover-Up in History

By: Baigent, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: San Francisco, HarperSanFrancisco: 2006

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 01079938

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The Messianic Legacy

By: Baigent, Michael, Richard Leigh, and Henry Lincoln

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Dell: 1989

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 01085915

425pp. Sequel to 'Holy Blood, Holy Grail.' Light bump on outside edge of text block. View more info

Flags of the World

By: Barraclough, E.M.C., And W.G. Crampton, Eds.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne Co.: 1978

Seller ID: 00011487

X-lib, with usual markings and labels. Dust jacket in plastic cover, flyleaves glued to boards. View more info

The Times Concise Atlas of World History

By: Barraclough, Geoffrey

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Maplewood, Hammond: 1982

Seller ID: 01112311

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The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History

By: Barry, John M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2004

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 01089475

546pp + photo pages. View more info

The Student's Atlas

By: Bartholomew, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, William Collins, Sons, & Co.: 1872

Seller ID: 00028947

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. View more info

From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life - 1500 to the Present

By: Barzun, Jacques

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2000

Seller ID: 01098251

875pp. Owner's blindstamp on half-title page View more info

The Christopher Columbus Encyclopedia, 2-Vol. Set

By: Bedini, Silvio A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1992

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 01041734

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 Nor... View more info

Gypsies: Their Life, Lore and Legends

By: Bercovici, Konrad

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Greenwich House: 1983

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 01056222

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 a... View more info

Orion's Legacy: A Cultural History of Man As Hunter

By: Bergman, Charles

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 01034880

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