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

Condition: Good (faults)

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

ISBN: 074321675X

Condition: Near Fine

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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

ISBN: 0670033707

Condition: Fine

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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

Condition: Very Good

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The Remarkable Adventures of Celebrated Persons.

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Robert Sears: 1852

Seller ID: 7661

Condition: Fair

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

Condition: Fair

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

ISBN: 0816028664

Condition: VG+

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

Condition: Very Good

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

ISBN: 0517467933

Condition: Near Fine

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

ISBN: 0060827130

Condition: Fine

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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

ISBN: 0440203198

Condition: Near Fine (small fault)

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

Holy Blood, Holy Grail

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

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press:

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 01116258

ISBN: 038534001X

Condition: Near Fine

The discovery and exposé of a 2,000-year conspiracy to conceal and protect the descendants of Christ. Special Illustrated Edition. 511pp.. 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

Condition: Very Good

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

ISBN: 0723002479

Condition: Very Good

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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

ISBN: 096591142X

Condition: Near Fine

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

Condition: Fair

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

ISBN: 0965365107

Condition: Very Good

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

ISBN: 0131426621

Condition: Near Fine

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 extern... 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

ISBN: 051741290X

Condition: Very Good

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 Gypsi... 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

ISBN: 0525940073

Condition: Near Fine

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