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A Short History of Ancient Decorative Textiles

By: Thurston, Violetta

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Favil Press: 1954

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 01098837

Condition: Very Good (small fault)


96pp. Faint damp spot, light scuff on top outside corner of front cover. View more info

Time Magazine, Feb. 25, 1952, Pacific Edition

By: Time Magazines Editors

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Time, Inc.: 1952

Seller ID: 01101054

Condition: Very Good


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Castles: Their Construction and History

By: Toy, Sidney

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1985

Seller ID: 01091745

ISBN: 0486248984

Condition: Near Fine


"Concise, scholarly survey traces castle development from ancient roots. Nearly 200 photographs and drawings illustrate moats, keeps, baileys, many other features. Caernarvon, Dover castles, Hadrian's Wall, Tower of London, dozens more. 199 black-and-white illustrations." Facsimile of the 1939 edition of 'Castles: A Short History of Fortifications from 1600 B.C. to A.D. 1600.' 241pp. View more info

The Statesman's Yearbook 2004: The Politics, Cultures, and Economies of the World

By: Turner, Barry, ed.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.: 2003

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 01023077

ISBN: 0333980972

Condition: Near Fine


Ex-library with usual markings and labels. Dust jacket in plastic sleeve, glued to end papers. Reference section copy, apparently seldom, if ever, used. View more info

Spice: The History of a Temptation

By: Turner, Jack

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2004

Edition: BCE

Seller ID: 01098279

ISBN: 0375407219

Condition: Very Good


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The Most Evil Men and Women in History

By: Twiss, Miranda

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble Books: 2002

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 01110462

ISBN: 0760734968

Condition: Near Fine


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A History of Mechanical Inventions, Revised Edition

By: Usher, Abbott Payson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1988

Seller ID: 01089028

ISBN: 048625593X

Condition: Fine


This revised and updated classic explores the importance of technological innovation in the cultural and economic history of the West. Reprint of the 1954 Harvard University Press edition. 450pp + ads. View more info

Earth in Upheaval

By: Velikovsky, Immanuel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Laurel: 1974

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 01108739

Condition: VG-


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Who? When? Where? What? 20,000 Facts on Makers of History, Art, Literature, Science, and Religion

By: Vizetelly, Frank H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1925

Seller ID: 01094782

Condition: Near Fine


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The World's Heroes and Heroines, and Their Message to Mankind as Set Forth in Their Life Work, with Autograph Page

By: Walker, Evelyn H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, C.W. Stanton Co.: 1899

Seller ID: 01020993

Condition: G-VG


Attractive gilt and multicolor pictorial titles on light brown cloth. Many illustrations, including color plates. Interesting page of printed autographs of the famous subjects featured in book. A nice copy. View more info

Templars in America: From the Crusades to the New World

By: Wallace-Murphy, Tim, and Marilyn Hopkins

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Boston, Weiser Books: 2004

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 01111160

ISBN: 1578633176

Condition: Near Fine


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Bulls through the Ages

By: Whitlock, Ralph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lutterworth Press: 1977

Seller ID: 01061529

ISBN: 0718823303

Condition: Very Good


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Undiscovered: The Fascinating World of Undiscovered Places, Graves, Wrecks and Treasure

By: Wilson, Ian

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Beech Tree Books: 1987

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 01037770

ISBN: 068807278X

Condition: Near Fine


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The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology

By: Winchester, Simon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Perennial Library: 2002

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 01043968

ISBN: 0060931809

Condition: Fine


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The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology

By: Winchester, Simon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Perennial Library: 2002

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 01063771

ISBN: 0060931809

Condition: Fine


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The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary

By: Winchester, Simon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 01086923

ISBN: 0198607024

Condition: Fine


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Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators and Fading Empires

By: Winchester, Simon

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Perennial: 2016

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 01113581

ISBN: 0062315420

Condition: Very Good


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Masterworks of Man and Nature

By: World Conservation Union

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Harper-Macrae Publishing Pty. Ltd.: 1994

Seller ID: 01054660

Condition: As New


A powerful collection of photos of historic sites and natural settings, with original photos of such sites as Macu Picchu, Iguazu Falls, Lord Howe Island, the Mausoleum of the first Qin Emperor, Mont-St. Michel, Tikal, Ellora Caves, Panama's Darien National Park, Chan Chan, Auschwitz, Tower of Belém, Garajonay National Park, and Carthage. Gilt titles, color paste-on, on rich glossy red cloth. Pages heavily gilt-edged. No. 290 of a 5,000-copy limited edition to commemorate the 20th anniversary of UNESCO's World Heritage Convention, signed by Prof. Ralph Slatyer, former chairman of the World He... View more info

War is Contrary to the Will of God: Statements By the Historic Peace Churches and the International Fellowship of Reconciliation, July 1951

By: World Council of Churches

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Continuation Committee of the World Council of Churches: 1951

Seller ID: 01023494

Condition: Very Good


32-page booklet created by the Continuation Committee of the World Council of Churches, containing the Quaker and Mennonite positions against war, along with that of the Fellowship of Reconciliation. One of the protean documents of the modern peace movement and quite scarce. View more info

150 Years of Photo Journalism

By: Yapp, Nick

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Könemann: 1995

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 01116458

ISBN: 3895080993

Condition: Very Good


896pp. Parallel English, German and French text. Faint crease on top outside corner of front cover, otherwise near fine. View more info