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1 Milestones of History: 100 Decisive Events in the History of Mankind
New York Norton 1971 0393054322 / 9780393054323 Hard Cover Very Good Good + 4to 
...[936 pgs.]...BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED IN COLOR AND B/W WITH MAPS, PHOTOS, DRAWINGS, ETC...DJ has some edgewear particularly at spine ends..Large heavy volume. Shipping charges to be determined. Rate dependent on delivery point and method of shipping... 004153 
Price: 24.00 USD
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2 a'Beckett, Gilbert Abbott. COMIC HISTORY OF ROME.
London. Bradbury, Evans, and Co. 1852 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Leech, John. 
... [xii, 308pp]... Very attractive dark green cloth binding, gilt image on front cover and lettering on spine, AEG... ILLUSTRATED WITH 10 COLOR ENGRAVINGS ON STEEL AND ALMOST 100 B/W ENGRAVINGS ON WOOD... Spine cracked in center of book, holding... Transfer on first and last leaves... Bookplate on front pastedown... 007258 
Price: 59.50 USD
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3 Abbott, Jacob. HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR.
New York Harper & Brothers Publishers. 1852 Hard Cover Good + 12mo 
...[ 278 pgs., plus 10 pgs. ads.]...DECORATIVELY DESIGNED TITLE PAGE IN BLUE, RED, AND GILT LETTERING...ILLUSTRATED INCLUDING FRONTIS ENGRAVING AND MAP OF ROME...LOVELY MULTI-COLORED & GILT HALF TITLE PAGE...Inscription on F.F.E.P. reads " Erney Longfellow with Miss Davies Love, November 23rd, 1854"...Stamped red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine...Some chipping at spine ends... 005662 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Adams, Daniel Geography or, A Description of the World. In Three Parts....Accompanied with an Atlas.
Boston Lincoln & Edmands 1816 Full-Leather Very Good 12mo 
...327pp., plus 2 Plates and 1 Table...SECOND EDITION...PART I - GEOGRAPHICAL ORTHOGRAPHY, PART II - A GRAMMAR OF GEOGRAPHY, PART III - A DESCRIPTION OF THE EARTH...TO WHICH IS ADDED, AN EASY METHOD OF CONSTRUCTING MAPS, ILLUSTRATED BY PLATES. FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS AND ACADEMIES...Some foxing and toning. Wear to covers. Lacking atlas as are all other A NICE COPY. 001600 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Anderson, Robert Gordon. THOSE QUARRELSOME BONAPARTES.
New York. Century Company. 1927 Hard Cover Very Good - 8vo 
...viii, 501pp...Blue CLoth Boards with GILT LETTERING & DESIGN on Front Cover & Spine...FIRST PRINTING...Front hinge starting but holding...Previous owner's name on FFEP...TEXT IS CLEAN... 006862 
Price: 25.00 USD
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SUMMARY OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY.  EXHIBITING THE RISE, DECLINE, AND REVOLUTIONS OF THE DIFFERENT NATIONS OF THE WORLD, FROM THE CREATION TO THE PRESENT TIME. IN NINE VOLUMES. VOLUMES I - IX., Anquetil, M.
6 Anquetil, M. SUMMARY OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY. EXHIBITING THE RISE, DECLINE, AND REVOLUTIONS OF THE DIFFERENT NATIONS OF THE WORLD, FROM THE CREATION TO THE PRESENT TIME. IN NINE VOLUMES. VOLUMES I - IX.
Philadelphia. C. P. WAYNE 1805 Full-Leather Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
...NINE VOLUMES... Red leather label on spine with gilt lettering, matching small label indicating volume number... Anquetil (1723 - 1808), a French historian, began this work while imprisoned during the Reign of Terror at St. Lazare... First published in French in 1797... Light foxing... Marginalia in pencil... Volume 4 boards worn with spine and title label chipped... Outside hinges cracked on all volumes, but holding... Small chip missing from Volume 7's top spine end... Volume 2's spine ends have had pieces put on where the original spine was missing... Additional shipping and handling will apply for multiple volumes... 002993 
Price: 450.00 USD
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7 Anquetil, M. SUMMARY OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY; IN NINE VOLUMES. EXHIBITING THE RISE, DECLINE, AND REVOLUTIONS OF THE DIFFERENT NATIONS OF THE WORLD, FROM THE CREATION TO THE PRESENT TIME. VOLUME IV ONLY.
Philadelphia C. P. WAYNE 1806 Full-Leather. As Is 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... [vii, 535pp]... Red leather label on spine(chipped) with gilt lettering... Old signature dated 1820 on title page... Heavy wear to boards, especially to spine which is chipped, leather cracked... Dampstaining to first few pages... 006036 
Price: 25.00 USD
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MODERN PART OF AN UNIVERSAL HISTORY FROM THE EARLIEST ACCOUNTS TO THE PRESENT TIME.  VOLUMES 34 & 35., Authors of the Ancient Past:-
8 Authors of the Ancient Past:- MODERN PART OF AN UNIVERSAL HISTORY FROM THE EARLIEST ACCOUNTS TO THE PRESENT TIME. VOLUMES 34 & 35.
London C. Bathhurst, J.F. And C. Rivington. 1783 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
FULL LEATHER...513pp., 519pp.... HISTORY OF AMERICA FROM ITS EARLIEST BEGINNINGS(1492) TO 1713 STARTING ON PAGE 98 OF VOL. 34 TO PAGE 513 AND CONTINUING IN VOL. 35 THROUGH PAGE 519... PUBLISHED THE YEAR OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE... Hinges cracked... Labels missing but 2 volumes still together and text blocks tight... Well worn leather boards...Title pages glued at left hand margin to ep.'s. GILT DECORATED SPINES...AN ATTRACTIVE SET WITH INTERESTING CONTENT...TEXT CLEAN. 000921 
Price: 250.00 USD
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9 Benians, E.A.; Z.N. Brooke; J.H. Clapham; J. Holland Rose; H.W.V. Temperley; J.B. Bury; W.F. Reddaway; G.M. Trevelyan; C.W. Previte-Orton; H. Butterfield; H.M. Cam; E. Walker; F.R. Salter; G.N. Clark; M.C. Knowles; J.R.M. Butler; C.H. Wilson; J.H. Plumb. CAMBRIDGE HISTORICAL JOURNAL. 34 VOLUMES.
London. Cambridge University Press. 1923 First Edition Soft Cover Good - Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... THIS IS FOR A COLLECTION OF 34 VOLUMES... FROM Vol. I, No. 1 (1923) TO Vol. XIII, No. 2 (1957)... Lacking Vol. X, No. 2; Vol. XI, No. 1; Vol. XII, No.'s 1 & 3; Vol. XIII, No. 3... Blue paper wrappers with black lettering... "The Cambridge Historical Society was started in 1923 as the Faculty’s first research seminar and it began publishing the Historical Journal, one of the country’s leading scholarly periodicals, a peer-reviewed academic journal about all aspects of British, European, and world history since the 15th century."... The older copies show light foxing on textblock, interiors, however, are clean and bright... Spines are creased, showing wear at ends... Old signature in ink on some front wrappers, some light soiling present... Set weighs approx. 15 lbs, additional shipping and handling will apply... From a former University Professor's collection... 006820 
Price: 475.00 USD
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HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE GERMAN EMPERORS AND KINGS. AN EXPLANATORY TEXT FOR THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE IMPERIAL-HALL., Benkard, Dr. J. B. Translated By F. Haas.
10 Benkard, Dr. J. B. Translated By F. Haas. HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE GERMAN EMPERORS AND KINGS. AN EXPLANATORY TEXT FOR THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE IMPERIAL-HALL.
Frankfort on the Maine. Henry Keller. 1855 Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... [viii, 84pp]... Red cloth binding, stamped, embossed gilt lettering and image on front cover... Illustrated with 52 B/W engraved plates depicting German monarchs... Interior clean... Front hinge cracked but holding... A little loss to bottom spine end... Rubbed, shelf wear... 007712 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11 Berwick, James Fitz-James, Duke of. MEMOIRS OF THE MARSHAL DUKE OF BERWICK. WRITTEN BY HIMSELF. WITH A SUMMARY CONTINUATION FROM THE YEAR 1716, TO HIS DEATH IN 1734. VOLUME II ONLY.
London. T. Cadell. 1779 Disbound As Is 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... THIS IS FOR VOLUME TWO ONLY... [460pp]... INCLUDES FOLDING MAP "FRONTIERS OF FRANCE AND ITALY TO ILLUSTRATE THE CAMPAIGNS OF THE MARSHAL DUKE OF BERWICK IN THE YEARS 1709, 1710, 1711, & 1712"... "Berwick, who was the illegitimate son of James II (Duke of York at the time) and Arabella Churchill (Marlborough's sister), led an extradordianry life that included his becoming a Marshall in Louis XIV's army and notably successful."... Lacks boards... Leather spine with gilt lettering and detailing, marbled endpapers... Light dampstain to upper 2 1/2" of first few pages, including map... 007961 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 Bozuwa, Titia. IN THE SHADOW OF THE CATHEDRAL: GROWING UP IN HOLLAND DURING WORLD WAR II.
Sanbornville, New Hampshire, U.S.A. Triple Tulip Pr 2004 0975482513 / 9780975482513 Soft Cover Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... [199pp]... Illustrated cardstock wraps... Clean interior... B/W photographs illustrate text... this volume "casts the reader back to Holland during the German occupation and Allied liberation in Breda through the perceptive eyes of a young girl."... SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR... 007233 
Price: 70.00 USD
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13 Branch, H. N. BRIEF DESCRIPTIVE GUIDE TO THE EXHIBITION GALLERIES OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MEXICO, COMPILED BY THE PROFESSORS OF THE ESTABLISHMENT.
Mexico. National Museum Printing-Press. 1907 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... [70pp]... Green paper wrappers with black lettering on front cover... ILLUSTRATED WITH SEVERAL B/W PLATES... Third Edition, enlarged and revised... Light soiling to wrappers... Spine ends chipped... 007860 
Price: 22.00 USD
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14 Brownell, Henry Howard OLD WORLD: EMBRACING ANCIENT AND MODERN HISTORY. VOL. 1 AND 2.
New York Dayton and Wentworth 1856 Full-Leather Good+ 8vo 
...[Vol. 1 - 464 pgs. Vol. 2 - 396 pgs. plus 4 pages of European Statistics]...TWO VOLUMES BOUND AS ONE...2 BEAUTIFUL HANDCOLORED FOLD OUT MAPS: "MAP OF THE WORLD" BORDERED ON EITHER SIDE BY 24 COLOR FLAGS OF VARIOUS COUNTRIES AND SKETCHES OF 10 SAILING SHIPS;" MAP OF EUROPE" - 1854 PUBLISHED BY L. STEBBINS HARTFORD, CT.... Numerous beautiful illustrations, drawn and coloured after nature, embracing portraits, scenery, curiosities, cities, public edifices, etc. Marbled endpapers. Black decoratively stamped leather binding , rebacked with part of the original spine laid down. Thick octavo weighing 4 lbs. Some wear. 003162 
Price: 120.00 USD
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OBSERVATIONS AND INQUIRIES RELATING TO VARIOUS PARTS OF ANCIENT HISTORY; CONTAINING DISSERTATIONS ON THE WIND EUROCLYDON, AND ON THE ISLAND MELITE, TOGETHER WITH AN ACCOUNT OF EGYPT IN ITS MOST EARLY STATE, AND OF THE SHEPHERD KINGS:..., Bryant, Jacob.
15 Bryant, Jacob. OBSERVATIONS AND INQUIRIES RELATING TO VARIOUS PARTS OF ANCIENT HISTORY; CONTAINING DISSERTATIONS ON THE WIND EUROCLYDON, AND ON THE ISLAND MELITE, TOGETHER WITH AN ACCOUNT OF EGYPT IN ITS MOST EARLY STATE, AND OF THE SHEPHERD KINGS:...
Cambridge. J. Archdeacon. 1767 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
..."WHEREIN THE TIME OF THEIR COMING, THE PROVINCE WHICH THEY PARTICULARLY POSSESSED, AND TO WHICH THE ISRAELITES AFTERWARDS SUCCEDED, IS ENDEAVOURED TO BE STATED. THE WHOLE CALCULATED TO THROW LIGHT ON THE HISTORY OF THAT ANTIENT KINGDOM, AS WELL AS ON THE HISTORIES OF THE ASSYRIANS, CHALDEANS, BABYLONIANS, EDOMITES, AND OTHER NATIONS."... [iii, (10), 324pp]... Recently rebound in brown buckram, gilt lettering on spine, new endpapers, marbled textblock... COMPLETE WITH ILLUSTRATED FRONTISPIECE, 2 ENGRAVINGS WITHIN TEXT, 1 ENGRAVED PLATE, & 6 FOLDING MAPS... Maps: (1) A Map of the Syrtic and Libyan Seas, (2) Map of Malta, (3) Unnamed map showing courses taken by ships through Mediterranean Sea, (4) Map of the Country about Cairo, (5) Unnamed map showing close up of different mouths of Nile River, (6) Map of Lower Egypt... Bryant "was a British scholar and mythographer, who has been described as 'the outstanding figure among the mythagogues who flourished in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries'"... Some light toning... 007213 
Price: 950.00 USD
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16 Bury, J.P.T.; F.H. Hinsley; D.E.D. Beales; C.M. Andrew; V.A.C. Gatrell; T.C.W. Blanning; J.S. Morrill; J. Steinberg; M.A. Goldie; M. Tombs; N. Tadmor; P. Mandler; C. Jackson; W. O'Reilly; J. Hoppit; W. Foster; M. Ledger-Lomas. HISTORICAL JOURNAL. 193 VOLUMES.
London. Cambridge University Press. 1958 Soft Cover Good - Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... THIS IS FOR A COLLECTION OF 193 INDIVIDUAL VOLUMES... VOLUMES NUMBERED 1 - 54, EACH VOLUME HAVING FROM 2 TO 4 SEPARATE PAPERBACK SECTIONS TOTALING 193 JOURNALS, NEAR COMPLETE, LACKING VOL. 36, NO. 2; VOL. 40, NO. 4; VOL. 52, NO. 4; VOL. 54, NO.'S 3 + 4... Early editions are bound in blue paper wrappers, later ones bound in cardstock covers... This Journal "is a peer-reviewed academic journal about all aspects of British, European, and world history since the 15th century. In addition, each issue contains numerous review articles covering a wide range of historical literature."... Some earlier volumes show wear to spines with creases and minimal loss, lightly sunned... This lot weighing approx. 160 lbs, additional shipping and handling may apply... Three of the five missing sections at this time are available for sale elsewhere and we would be glad to acquire them if required... From a former University Professor's collection... 006831 
Price: 2400.00 USD
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Examination Of The Corn and Provision Laws, From Their First Enactment to the Present Period., Campbell, John
17 Campbell, John Examination Of The Corn and Provision Laws, From Their First Enactment to the Present Period.
Manchester A. Heywood 1841 Hard Cover Good. 12mo 
...72pp...ISSUED AS A PAMPHLET IN 1841 BUT NOW IN CLOTH BOARDS(TOP COVER ALMOST DETACHED)...DISCUSSES CORN LAWS AND ITS EFFECTS ON BRITISH AGRICULTURE...WRITTEN BY THE SECRETARY TO THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL CHARTER ASSOCIATION...Top right corner to title page missing...Green cloth covered boards(shelfworn) with red cloth spine...Ex-lib. 001909 
Price: 150.00 USD
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18 Carlyle, Thomas. HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II OF PRUSSIA, CALLED FREDERICK THE GREAT. VOLUMES IV - X.
London Chapman and Hall (Limited). 1860 Three-Quarter Leather Good + 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
...THIS IS FOR 7 VOLUMES IN 3... Vol. IV & V: [vi, 289, vii, 309pp]... Vol. VI & VII: [vi, 317, v, 290pp]... Vol. VIII - X: [v, 281, iv, 316, iv, 275pp]... Leather corners and spine, marbled paper covered boards, black leather title label with gilt lettering, gilt decorations on spine compartments, marbled textblock and endpapers... No dates given, circa 1860... Old personalized bookplate in each volume... Volumes bound by Mudie and indicated as such on FFEP... ILLUSTRATED WITH SEVERAL B/W FOLDED MAPS... Some light scattered brown spotting... Front board to volume containg IV & V detached, present... 007815 
Price: 50.00 USD
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19 Castelot, Andre. NAPOLEON.
New York. Harper & Row. 1971 Hard Cover Near Fine. Very Good 8vo 
...vii, 627pp...Translated from the French by Guy Daniels....FIRST EDITION ENGLISH TRANSLATION....Red Cloth Boards with GILT LETTERING on Spine...ILLUSTRATED DJ....NUMEROUS B/W PHOTOS....TEXT IS CLEAN & BRIGHT...BINDING IS TIGHT.... 006849 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Crantz, David History of Greenland: Containing a Description of the Country, and Its Inhabitants: 2 Volumes
London 1767 Leather. Very Good 8vo 
...Vol. 1 - lix, 405pp., Vol. 2 - 497pp., 1 page errata...PRINTED FOR THE BRETHREN'S SOCIETY FOR THE FUTHERANCE OF THE GOSPEL AMONG THE HEATHEN...TRANSLATED FROM THE HIGH-DUTCH, AND ILLUSTRATED WITH MAPS AND OTHER COPPER-PLATES...FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH...VOL. 1 HAS FOLD OUT MAP OF GREENLAND, FOLD OUT MAP OF THE WESTERN COAST OF GREENLAND, AND 5 FOLD OUT PLATES...VOL. 2 HAS 2 FOLD OUT PLATES... CRANTZ, AN HISTORIOGRAPHER, WRITES A VERY DETAILED AND THOROUGH HISTORY OF GREENLAND INCLUDING SUCH TOPICS AS NATURAL HISTORY, WHALING, SEALING AND FISHING, MANNERS AND CUSTOMS, HEALTH AND MEDICINE,ETC.... A CHRONICLE OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MORAVIAN MISSIONARY SETTLEMENTS AT NEW HERRNHUTH AND LICHTENFELS... Volumes have been rebacked using original leather boards, original leather title label laid down on spine... Text clean... A VERY NICE SET. 001736 
Price: 1695.00 USD
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