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Assassination at St. Helena Revisited

By: Weider, Ben & Sten Forshufvud

Price: $7.99

Publisher: NY, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.: 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 08896

ISBN: 0471126772

Condition: Near Fine


Book block clean and tight. "Review Copy" stamped on front free end paper. Cover edges and corners bumped. Jacket rubbed; edges and corners bumped, lightly scuffed. Small tear at back flap edge. View more info

Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies - October 1989

By: Wenger, Luke (ed.)

Price: $5.34

Publisher: Cambridge, Medieval Academy of America: 1989

Seller ID: 00354SJ3

ISBN: 00387134

Condition: Very Good+


immaculate and tight with light shelf wear and occasional external light hand-soiling; topis in this issue include: Italian Republics, Silvestris Commentary on the Aenied, Religion of Edward III, Sir Thomas Berkeley and His Patronage. View more info

Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies - October 1990

By: Wenger, Luke (ed.)

Price: $5.34

Publisher: Cambridge, Medieval Academy of America: 1990

Seller ID: 00354SJ11

ISBN: 00387134

Condition: Very Good


top edge of spine is scuffed and slightly torn, otherwise the book block is immaculate and tight with light shelf wear and occasional external light hand-soiling; topis in this issue include: Islamic World and the Latin West, 1350-1500; Speech and the Chest in Old English Poetry: Orality or Pectorality?; Seignorial Vicissitudes Under Kings Fulk and Baldwin III of Jerusalem; Miracula and the Treatise of Miraclis Pleyinge; Charters Earlier Than 800 from French Collections. View more info

Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies, Vol. 62, No. 1 (January 1987)

By: Wenger, Luke (ed.)

Price: $9.70

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The Medieval Academy of America: 1987

Seller ID: KD468

Condition: Very Good+


Edges lightly shelf-rubbed; else a clean tight and very nice copy; black and white illustrations; articles include: Orality and the Developing Text of Caedmon's Hymn, by Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe; The Geometry of the Cross-Carpet Pages in the Lindisfarne Gospels, by Jacques Guilmain; The Creative Interaction between Portuguese and Leonese Municipal Military Law, 1055 to 1279, by James F. Powers; Pope Innocent III, Sardinia and the Papal State, by John C. Moore. View more info

Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies, Vol. 62, No. 2 (April 1987)

By: Wenger, Luke (ed.)

Price: $9.22

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The Medieval Academy of America: 1987

Seller ID: KD469

Condition: Very Good+


Edges lightly shelf-rubbed; else a clean tight copy; black and white illustrations; Articles in this issue: Skaldic Verse and Anglo-Saxon History: Some Aspects of the Period 1009-1016, by Russell Poole; The 'De Genecia' Attributed to Constantine the African, by Monica H. Green; The 'Liber de heros morbo' of Johannes Afflacius and Its Implications for Medieval Love Conventions, by Mary Frances Wack; The Role of the Parisian Sequence in the Evolution of Notre-Dame Polyphony, by Margot E. Fassler. View more info

Speculum, A Journal of Medieval Studies, Vol. 63, No. 2, April 1988

By: Wenger, Luke (ed.)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The Medieval Academy of America: 1988

Seller ID: CS215

Condition: Very Good+


clean and tight with light edgewear; in this issue: On Editing Chretien de Toryes: Lancelot's Two Steps and Their Context, by Karl D. Uitti, Alfred Foulet; The Faire Queen Eleyne in Chaucer's Troilus, by Christopher C. Baswell, Paul B. Taylor; The German Volkskalender of the Fifteenth Century, by Francis B. Brevart; The Kavallarioi of Byzantium, by Mark C. Bartusis; book reviews and brief notices. View more info

Signs of Swedish Roots in North America

By: Werngren, Nikolas

Price: $13.53

Publisher: Minneapolis, Swedish Council of America: 1998

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: PC362

ISBN: 0960962050

Condition: Very Good+


Text in Swedish and English. Blind embossed stamp on title page. Clean and tight with minimal wear. 95 pp. View more info

Labor's Defiant Lady: The Story of Mother Jones

By: Werstein, Irving

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 07425

Condition: Very Good


Book block clean and tight. Cover edges and corners bumped. Jacket has several tears at edges. One inch tear at lower front. Jacket rubbed; edges and corners bumped and scuffed. View more info

The History of India from the Earliest Ages Vol. IV- Part II Moghul Empire-Aurangzeb

By: Wheeler, J. Talboys

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Trubner & Co.: 1881

Seller ID: SB12027

Condition: Very Good


Vol. IV Part II ONLY; Retired library copy, usual stamps, stickers, labels, markings, blind-embossed seals, and rear withdrawn pocket. Else textblock is clean and tight. Brown carbon like end pages. Library label removal glue stain along upper edge of front cover, bumped head and foot of spine, library label on spine, lightly rubbed corners. 600pp., including appendix and index. View more info

A Wreath to Clio: Studies in British, German and American Affairs

By: Wheeler-Bennett, John W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13020

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tight book block, save for underlining and marginalia on approximately 10 pages. Writing on back free end paper. Minimal wear to binding. Dust jacket lightly edge chipped, and price-clipped. 225pp., including index. View more info

Historical Whodunits

By: Williamson, Hugh Ross

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1956

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SAS0952

Condition: Good+


Binding rubbed and lightly soiled with little wear to extremities; textblock clean; lacks dust jacket; 224p. View more info

Enigmas of History

By: Williamson, Hugh Ross

Price: $6.99

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SJ7541

Condition: Very Good+


owner's name/address stamped on ffep twice; textblock and binding is clean and tight; corners bumped; lightly rubbed, unclipped dust jacket with edge and spine wear; 254p.; The Wives of King Goerge IV, The Parentage of Queen Elizabeth I, Poisoning of King James I, Executioner of King Charles I, Innocence of Sir John Fenwick, Man in the Iron Mask, The Diamond Necklace. View more info

Fifty Early American Towns

By: Wilson, Everett B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: South Brunswick, NJ, A.S. Barnes and Co.: 1966

Seller ID: MF162

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's bookplate on fep, otherwise book is very clean and tight. Corners bumped; slight hand soiling on front cover. Dust jacket has chipped edges and is rubbed in various places; one open tear on front side, not obscuring print; 353 pp.; a very beautiful collection of photographs in this book, although photos are more of homes and various buildings than actual town lay-outs. View more info

Countries & Cultures of the World, Then & Now - Three Volume Set (Complete)

By: Wilson, Wesley M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Professional Press: 1997

Seller ID: 07622B

ISBN: 1570873046

Condition: Near Fine


all volumes are lightly edge-rubbed, and appear unread; vol. III contains the index for all three volumes; View more info

Guide and Index to the Microfilm of the Papers of Daniel Webster

By: Wiltse, Charles M. (ed.)

Price: $18.43

Publisher: Hanover, NH, University Microfilms: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SAS3278

Condition: Near Fine


a couple of pages of light marginalia, else textblock very clean and tight; Binding clean with lightly worn corners; jacket clean with slight wear to extremities; 175 pp. including index. View more info

The Colonial Civilization of North America 1607-1763

By: Wright, Louis B.

Price: $6.79

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SAS3649

Condition: Very Good


Working copy of noted author/historian Dr. Norma L. Peterson, signed by Dr. Peterson on ffep; textblock has some underlining and marginalia; binding clean with moderate wear to extremities; jacket lightly scuffed with moderate tearing and chipping to extremities; 303 pp. including index. View more info

Hellas and Rome (the Classical World in Pictures)

By: Zschietzschmann, W.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: NY, Universe Books: 1960

Edition: First American Ed.

Seller ID: 01738F

Condition: Very Good


Very clean and tight with owner's name plate neatly pasted to fep; light shelf rubbing; moderate wear and to DJ extremities, otherwise wholly intact and clean/bright. View more info

Sketches of Imposture, Deception, and Credulity.

By: [Davenport, Richard A.]

Price: $120.00

Publisher: London, Printed For Thomas Tegg: 1840

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 22418

Condition: Very Good


textblock overall very clean and tight with occasional light foxing and age discoloration; all edges marbled; fragile blue silk ribbon marker sewn into the headband and barely hanging on; very decent half-leather binding with single-ruled gilt borders; heavily rubbed and edge-worn marbled boards, with matching marbled end papers (in much better condition than the exterior boards); the rear pastedown has remnants of an old label stuck in place about 2" X 3"; the spine is titled and decorated in gilt with the leather in very nice condition, lightly worn at the extremities, and attracti... View more info