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Image for Pictorial Weekly Magazine, February 25, 1928, No. 1,499, Vol. CXVI: The Saddest Woman in the World - Marie of Russia / Woodbine Willie

Pictorial Weekly Magazine, February 25, 1928, No. 1,499, Vol. CXVI: The Saddest Woman in the World - Marie of Russia / Woodbine Willie

By: Barber, Richard; Wass, E.J.; Cotroni, Muriel; Kennedy, G.A. Studdert (Woodbine Willie); Howard, F. Morton; Hope, W.E. Stanton Wallace, Edgar; Wilkinson, T.W.

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press, Ltd.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3816

Condition: Fair


Pages 41-80. Features: The Saddest Woman in the World - Marie of Russia - article with photos; Buried Treasure - a complete story; Photo tips of what not to do with your Gramphone; Most People Have a Double - but is sometimes means trouble - article with photos; Does Marriage Mean Going ThroughThe Mill? - a story that answers the problem; Lovers or Friends? - Woodbine Willie discusses the truth about companionship between the sexes; Wit of the Week; Open That Window! - and help yourself to health; "Stop & Look" pictures include Copenhagen church in the shape of an organ; Why George Tu... View more info

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Indiana History Magazine, December 1933

By: Barce, Elmore; Coleman, Christopher B.; Hockett, Leola; Tyner, Martha Alice; Knox, Julie LeClerc; King, Emily Anderson; Bryan, William Lowe

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Indiana Historical Society: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0706

Condition: Good


Pages 268 - 379. Features: The Red Man of Wabush; The Lincoln Legend; The Wabash County Pioneer Society; Gresham, Walter Q.; Cravenhurst; The Henry Bryan Family; The John Bryan Family; Letters from Cheat Mountain (1861); and more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. View more info

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The Cape diaries of Lady Anne Barnard, 1799-1800 (Van Riebeeck Society)

By: Barnard, Anne Lindsay

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, Van Riebeeck Society: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241G1906

ISBN: 0958411255

Condition: Fine


0958411255 368 pages. Volume I of "the never previously published private and unrevised records of the life of a remarkable Scotswoman, the wife of the Colonial Secretary during the first British occupation of the Cape. They tell of her attempts to reconcile the Dutch to British rule, and are particularly important in recording what official accounts ignore.... Vivid accounts are given of events such as the abortive mutiny in the Castle and the imprisonment and trial for high treason of the Graaff-Reinet rebels." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. ... View more info

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Clare Priory - Seven Centuries of a Suffolk House

By: Barnardiston, K.W.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: U.K., Heffer: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 126A5594

Condition: Good


80 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Map endpapers. "When a beautiful house has been almost continuously inhabited and its life documented from the thirteenth century to our own, its attraction is strong indeed. The story of the first English priorty of Austin friars was written half a century ago by one of the immensely long sequence of its fortunate occupants." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart cover. Sound working copy. View more info

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The Social History of the Western World - An Outline Syllabus

By: Barnes, Harry Elmer

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 544G0657

Condition: Fair


126 pages. "Seeks to organize material dealing with the history of western society according to one of the possible lines of attack which may be made by the so-called "new history."" - from page vii. Average wear. BInding intact. Partial sunning to backstrip. Usual library markings. A sound working copy. View more info

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The Twilight of Christianity

By: Barnes, Harry Elmer

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, The Vanguard Press: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 544G0658

Condition: Fair


470 pages. Index. Selected references. "The old supernatural concepts and criteria relating to human conduct and its objectives should be discredited and abolished as rapidly as possible and supplanted by strictly secular and mundane considerations." - from Preface. Somewhat above-average wear. Partial lean to spine. Usual library markings. Narrow opening along back hinge. A worthy reference copy. View more info

Image for Excavating Machinery as Represented By Power shovels, Drag Lines and Grabbing Cranes

Excavating Machinery as Represented By Power shovels, Drag Lines and Grabbing Cranes

By: Barnes, W.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Limited: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101G2956

Condition: Good


247 pages plus 11 magnificent pages of mostly illustrated ads. Index. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of magnificent archival photos and detailed diagrams. Topics include: Fundamental principles embodied in design; Historical development step by step as demand grew; Detailed description of the various types; Constructional details; Applications to all classes of excavation work; Hints for the prospective user; Working information and hints for the user; Auxilliary plant and its applications. Sturdy library binding with usual markings. A sound copy of this wonderful reference fro... View more info

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Indiana Magazine of History, September 1937

By: Barnhart, John D.; Harbison, Winfred A.; Bartholomew, H.S.K.; Alexander, William P.; Ehrmann, Max; Lynch, William O.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, The Department of History of Indiana University: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0691

Condition: Good


Pages 259-380. Features: The Southern Influence in the Formation of Indiana; Lincoln and Indiana Republicans, 1861-1862; Governor James A. Mount; A Naturalist's Pilgrimage to New Harmony; Indiana Historical Society; Centennial Ode - To DePauw University; Prock's Letters from the Eastern Front; I Complete My Normal Training and Go to Elkhart; Indiana Genealogy; and more. Moderate wear. Prior owner's stamp atop first page otherwise clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A quality vintage copy. View more info

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Chinese jade: Stone for the emperors

By: Barry Till; Paula Swart

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 547C6522

ISBN: 0888851308

Condition: Fair


0888851308 144 pages. Exhibition catalogue. Extensively illustrated with colour and black and white photos. Usual library markings. Heavily worn. Reading copy only. View more info

Image for Neither Wolf, Nor Lamb: Embracing Civil Society in the Aceh Conflict

Neither Wolf, Nor Lamb: Embracing Civil Society in the Aceh Conflict

By: Barter, Shane J.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Thailand, AfHRD: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 767G0049

ISBN: 9749233875

Condition: Very Good


9749233875 293 pages plus five pages of colour photos. Extensive bibliography. "An introduction to the complicated story of Aceh... (a goal) of this text is to look to civil society in a future peace, one not decided by military groups." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. View more info

Image for Against tide and tempest: the story of Rumania. Tr. from the French by F. Dunham.

Against tide and tempest: the story of Rumania. Tr. from the French by F. Dunham.

By: Basdevant, Denise

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Robert Speller & Sons: 1965

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 541H2153

ISBN: B000OUSXW8

Condition: Fair


B000OUSXW8 181 pages. Index. Suggested Reading list. Map endpapers. Frontis portrait of H.M. King Michael I. Written at a time when Rumania was under the Communist yoke. "Can Rumania survive? The answer to this agonizing question is inscribed in the vicissitudes of her national struggle. The answer is HOPE. For this reason we feel it is nothing less than a friendly duty toward a sister nation, to retrace here the trials of her history." - from Preface. Dust jacket not included. Above-average wear. Binding intact. Usual library markings. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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What Next O Duce?

By: Baskerville, Beatrice

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 126C8349

Condition: Good


305 pages. The aim of this book is to "unfold a plain tale of the growth of a political movement, not because it is historical, but because the people who are citizens of the British Empire can no longer afford to ignore or despise it." - from Preface. Provides an important snapshot of Italy immediately prior to the outbreak of WWII. Hinges starting. Few light pencil markings to contents. Average wear. A worthy copy. View more info

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The Convict Ships 1787-1868

By: Bateson, Charles

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson: 1969

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 666H3553

ISBN: B001VT8XBW

Condition: Good


B001VT8XBW xi, 421 pages. Footnotes. Index. Black and white plates. "Extensive appendices furnish a complete list of all the ships which carried prisoners to Australia, with the names of their masters and surgeons, their departure and arrival dates and the number of prisoners each carried. This work is accepted by historians and scholars as the standard work on its subject. Through the reading of over six hundred journals of surgeons employed in the convict ships to Australia, the author has been able to add much additional detail to this little-known field of maritime history. This... View more info

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Old Rhondda in Photographs

By: Batstone, Cyril; Thomas, Gwyn

Price: $79.95

Publisher: U.K., S.Williams: 1974

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 126A5600

ISBN: 0900807083

Condition: Fine


0900807083 Author's signature upon front free endpaper. 189 illustrations. "The Rhondda Valley's occupy a unique place in the social history of Wales. Its people are all too familiar with extreme hardship and danger and they have known soul-destroying poverty which would have crushed lesser communities." - from dust jacket. Unpaginated. Dust jacket bears some sunning to spine and is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Very nice copy. View more info

Image for Campaign of the Left Wing of the Allied Army in the Western Pyrenees and South of France in the Years 1813-14 Under Field-marshal the Marquess of Wellington

Campaign of the Left Wing of the Allied Army in the Western Pyrenees and South of France in the Years 1813-14 Under Field-marshal the Marquess of Wellington

By: Batty, Robert

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Ken Trotman Ltd: 1983

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 517H3569

ISBN: 0853685967

Condition: Fine


0853685967 Hand-numbered copy #123 of 250. Facsimile reprint of the 1823 first edition. "Illustrated by a detailed plan of the operations, and numerous plates of moutain and river scenery." - title page. Fold-out map at title page. "The history of European warfare affords few examples of battles which have been more important in their results, or more brilliant in their achievement, than that of Vitoria. The campaign too which preceded it was distinguished by a series of the most able manoeuvres, compelling the enemy to retreat from the frontiers of Portugal to a defensive pos... View more info

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Historical Sketch of the Campaign of 1815

By: Batty, Robert

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Ken Trotman Ltd: 1981

Edition: Facsimile Reprint of the Second Edition

Seller ID: 517H3613

ISBN: 0853685096

Condition: Very Good


0853685096 Hand-numbered copy #123 of 200. vii, 162 pages. Several fold-out tables at back. No dust jacket, apparently as issued. A facsimile reprint of the second edition, published in 1820. Light foxing to top edge, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy. View more info

Image for The Speeches of Adolf Hitler, April (Apr.) 1922 - August (Aug.) 1939: Volume II (2 / Two) Only

The Speeches of Adolf Hitler, April (Apr.) 1922 - August (Aug.) 1939: Volume II (2 / Two) Only

By: Baynes, Norman H.; Hitler, Adolf

Price: $495.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press (Canada): 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 541H2213

Condition: Fair


We are offering only the second volume of this two volume set. Pages 988-1980. Index of speeches. List of names of authors. General index. "An English translation of representative passages arranged under subjects." - subtitle. Issued under the auspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs. Baynes "believed the selections revealed the personality and character of Hitler, and exposed the essence of his Weltanschauung." - Paul Madden. Rebound in library buckram with usual markings. Binding intact. Average wear. A sound reference copy. Bibliographic referenc... View more info

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The Town at the End of the Road: A History of Waterville Valley

By: Bean, Grace Hughes

Price: $69.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Waterville Valley History Fund: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 868H0511

ISBN: 0914016997

Condition: Fine


0914016997 259 pages. Index. Reproductions of archival black and white photos in text. Illustrated endpapers. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. View more info

Image for The Granite Monthly - A New Hampshire Magazine - September, 1922: Timothy P. Sullivan

The Granite Monthly - A New Hampshire Magazine - September, 1922: Timothy P. Sullivan

By: Beardsley, A.H.; Meader, Katherine C.; Et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, The Granite Monthly Company: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0894

Condition: Good


Pages 306-346. Black and white photos. Features: Timothy P. Sullivan; The Pictorial Wealth of New Hampshire; North Parish Church, North Haverhill; The remarkable family of the late Isaac Stevens Metcalf of Elyria; Nice ad for J. Spaulding & Sons Co., Inc. inside back cover; New Hampshire Necrology. Moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Jericho's Judgement: The Fascinating Story of Modern Archaeology

By: Beasley, Walter J.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, Marshall, Morgan & Scott, Ltd.: 1939

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 42504269

Condition: Fair


192 pages. Map endpapers. Black and white photographic frontis and plates. Bottom half-inch of spine damaged. Green boards. Unmarked. Quality working copy. View more info