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Bellievre, Sully, and the Assembly of Notables of 1596 (Transactions of the American Philosophical Society Volume 64, Part 2, March 1974)

By: Major, J. Russell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The American Philosophical Society: 1974

Seller ID: EW1986

Condition: Very Good


Retired library copy with all the usual stamps, stickers, and labels. Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers edge and corner worn with some light wear on the spine; bottom corner lightly bent. 34p., including index. View more info

Leaning on the Wind: Under the Spell of the Great Chinook

By: Marty, Sid

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Toronto, HarperPerennial: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: LR311

ISBN: 0006385907

Condition: Very Good+


Quite clean and tight; lightly worn covers; Nominated for '95 Governor General's Award for Nonfiction; winner '95 Banff Mountain Book Festival. 317 pp. incl. Bibliography. View more info

The History of the Nineteenth Century In Caricature

By: Maurice, Arthur Bartlett, and Cooper, Frederic Taber

Price: $17.95

Publisher: New York, Cooper Square Publishers, Inc.: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: JR178

Condition: Good+


Usual library stamps, stickers and labels; 363 pp.; light shelf wear; an excellent reference copy. View more info

Written in Gold: the Story of Gulgong [Australia] the Town on the 10 Dollar Note

By: Maxwell, Eileen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1975

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: EW2079

Condition: Very Good


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers lightly edge and corner worn with some light wear at the base of the spine. 96p. View more info

Ulysses S. Grant: An Album: Warrior, Husband, Traveler, "Emancipator," Writer

By: McFeely, William S.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton & Company: 2004

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 13659

ISBN: 0393020320

Condition: Near Fine


Unread; very clean, tight; dust jacket lightly rubbed. 144 pp. View more info

Britain and Russia: An Historical Essay

By: Middleton, K. W. B.

Price: $6.99

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.:

Seller ID: 07363A

Condition: Very Good


book block and binding clean and tight with exception of owner's blind-stamped name on ffep and table of contents page, as well as his stamped signature along the top of the text block and on the title page; dust jacket is hand-soiled, worn, heavily chipped and edge-wrinkled; No date of publication or printing indicated, but the original price on the dj flap is 21s, circa late 1950s, or early 1960s. View more info

Red Earth and Summer Lilies

By: Miller, A. Donald

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1951

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 05989

Condition: Near Fine


Clean and tight. Corners and edges bumped. Lower back corner frayed. Book plate inside front cover (no name on it) Back free end paper has small amount of pencil writing. Slightly bowed cover. View more info

World Order and Local Disorder : The United Nations and Internal Conflicts

By: Miller, Linda B.

Price: $6.31

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WEB037

Condition: VG+


Textblock is complete and clean; binding good; both hinges secure; previous owner sticker on front free endpaper; stain on top paper edges (does not affect insides); gilt on spine still bright and clear. Jacket rubbed with edgewear, minor soiling, and very faded spine; previous bookseller sticker on inside front flap. View more info

Robert Penn Warren and History: "The Big Myth We Live"

By: Moore, L. Hugh, Jr.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: The Hague, The Netherlands, Mouton: 1970

Seller ID: 14714

Condition: Very Good+


Text block clean and tight with minimal wear to binding. Jacket moderately worn. 201 pp. View more info

Famous Personalities and Their Philosophies: Vol. I

By: Moore, Mildred (collected & Compiled by)

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Fort Wayne, The Millimore Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SB1510

Condition: Very Good


owner's inked inscriptions on ffep and title page, else clean and tight. Inscribed and signed by author on ffep. Light shelf wear; lacks the dust jacket; 187pp., including index. View more info

American Slavery/American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia

By: Morgan, Edmund S.

Price: $6.79

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 12416

ISBN: 0393091562

Condition: Good


moderate to heavy highlighting throughout with small amount of marginalia; tight, in lightly shelf-worn covers; 454pp., including index. View more info

The Papers of Daniel Webster: Correspondence, Volume 5, 1840-1843

By: Moser, Harold D. (Ed.)

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Hanover, NH, University Press of New England: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SAS2980

ISBN: 087451231X

Condition: Very Good


Working copy from the library of noted author/historian Dr. Norma L. Peterson, signed by Dr. Peterson on ffep; binding clean with little wear to corners; textblock has some marginalia and underlining in ink; Dr Peterson's blind-embossed seal at lower right corner of title page; 588 pp. including index. View more info

To Honor the Sacred Trust of Civilization: History, Politics, and Education in Southern Africa

By: Mungazi, Dickson A.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Schenkman Publishing Company, Inc.: 1983

Seller ID: 20621

ISBN: 0870734547

Condition: Very Good


one page slightly soiled, half-title corner-creased, else text block clean and tight; lightly edge-rubbed binding; no dust jacket; 319p., with index. View more info

Benjamin Constant

By: Nicolson, Harold

Price: $7.28

Publisher: Westport, CT, Greenwood Press: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 13410

ISBN: 0313251347

Condition: Near Fine


Originally puiblished 1949; text block clean and tight in lightly edge-rubbed binding; 290pp., including index. View more info

Denver: Rocky Mountain Gold

By: Noel, Thomas Jacob

Price: $8.73

Publisher: Kingsport, Tenn, Kingston Press: 1980

Seller ID: JB63

ISBN: 0932986129

Condition: Very Good


Book has light wear. Top edge of DJ has tears, both open and closed, 1in. for largest. View more info

The Slave States (Before the Civil War)

By: Olmsted, Frederick Law

Price: $8.25

Publisher: New York, Capricorn Books: 1959

Seller ID: SAS3095

Condition: Very Good


From the library of noted author/historian Dr. Norma L. Peterson, signed by Dr. Peterson on ffep; binding has minor creasing; textblock clean; 255 pp. including index. View more info

The Sale of Public Office in the Spanish Indies Under the Hapsburgs

By: Parry, J. H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berkekley and Los Angeles, CA, University of California Press: 1953

Seller ID: PC486

Condition: Very Good


Ibero-Americana: 37. Sound with minimal library markings. 73 pp. View more info

Iowa Journal of History: Vol. 59, No. 1, January 1961

By: Petersen, William J. (ed.)

Price: $6.31

Publisher: Iowa City, IA, The State Historical Society of Iowa: 1961

Seller ID: 16575

Condition: Good+


Text block clean and tight in moderately edge-worn binding. 128 pp.; In this issue: Dedication of the Centennial Building; Memorial and Monument; The Changing Historical Society; the Novelist's Obligation To History; The 20th Annual Meeting of the AASLH; The Historical Society Magazine: Its Future?; Periodicals - Past, Present, Future; Urban Renewal- Historical Preservation; The Battle of the Bulk; Historical Background of Amana; Communal Life in Amana; Legislation to Preserve Historic Sites; Historical Agencies Training Programs. View more info

Iowa Journal of History: Vol. 58, No. 1, January 1960

By: Petersen, William J. (ed.)

Price: $6.31

Publisher: Iowa City, IA, The State Historical Society of Iowa: 1960

Seller ID: 16576

Condition: Good+


Text block clean and tight in moderately edge-worn binding: In this issue: Crawford Township, 1850-1870: A Population Study of a Pioneer Community; A Critic Views Iowa's First Military Post [Fort Madison]; Document: Iowa Farm Letters, 1856-1865. View more info

The Palimpsest, Vol. XXXVII, Number 11, November 1956

By: Petersen, William J. (ed.)

Price: $6.79

Publisher: Iowa City, IA, State Historical Society of Iowa: 1956

Seller ID: CS90

Condition: Very Good


clean and tight with minimal edgewear; some sun spots and tears on cover; in this issue: Mormon Trails in Iowa by: William Petersen View more info