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The Cathedral (The Great Courses, 7868)

by William R. Cook

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2010
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Fine
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9781598036954
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. Fine. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in a Fine original cases along with a Fine 145-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. To step inside a Gothic cathedral is to step inside the visual essence of the Christian faith—a world… Read more
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The Foundations of Western Civilization (The Great Courses, 370)

by Thomas F. X. Noble

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Published
2002
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Fine
ISBN
9781565855342
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. Audio CD. 2002. Fine. Forty-eight 30-minute lectures on 24 Fine Audio CDs in four Fine original clam-shell cases along with four Fine paperback Course Guidebooks. No shrink-wrap, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Western civilization is much more than human and political geography, encompassing myriad forms of political and… Read more
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Dante's Divine Comedy (The Great Courses, 287)

by William R. Cook; Ronald B. Herzman

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Published
2001
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Fine
ISBN
9781565855946
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$85.00

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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. 2001. Fine. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in Fine original case along with a Fine 102-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. One of the most profound and satisfying of all poems, The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri is… Read more
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. 2009. Fine. Thirty-six 30-minute lectures on six Fine DVDs in three Fine original cases along with a Fine 147-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Featuring more than 1,000 visuals Experiencing Rome draws on computer animations of Roman villas, actual artifacts,… Read more
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Masterpieces of Ancient Greek Literature (The Great Courses, 2390)

by David J. Schenker

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Published
2007
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Fine
ISBN
9781598032789
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. 2007. Fine. Thirty-six 30-minute lectures on six Fine DVDs in three Fine original cases along with a Fine 195-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrinkwrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Masterpieces of Ancient Greek Literature opens up to us the epics of Homer; the dramatic genius of… Read more
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The Foundations of Western Civilization (The Great Courses, 370)

by Thomas F. X. Noble

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Published
2002
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Fine
ISBN
9781565855755
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$42.00

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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. 2002. Fine. Forty-eight 30-minute lectures on eight Fine DVDs in four Fine original cases along with a Fine 304-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Western civilization is much more than human and political geography, encompassing myriad forms of political and institutional… Read more
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The Italian Renaissance (The Great Courses, 3970)

by Kenneth R. Bartlett

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Published
2005
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Fine
ISBN
9781598030600
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$56.95

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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. 2005. Fine. Thirty-six 30-minute lectures on six Fine DVDs in three Fine original cases along with a Fine 147-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Professor Kenneth Bartlett helps you appreciate the Italian Renaissance as the moment in history when culture… Read more
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The Medieval World (The Great Courses, 8280)

by Dorsey Armstrong

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Published
2009
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Fine
ISBN
9781598036039
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$71.35

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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. 2009. Fine. Thirty-six 30-minute lectures on six Fine DVDs in a Fine original cases along with a Fine 136-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Between the fall of the Roman Empire and the brief, brilliant cultural phenomenon we call the… Read more
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Ancient Greek Civilization, Part II (The Great Courses, 323)

by Jeremy McInerney

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Published
1998
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Fine
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9781565855724
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. 1998. Fine. Twelve 30-minute lectures on two Fine DVDs in original case. Part 2 only. No Part 1. No Course Guidebook. Not from a library. Contents: Lecture 13. The Persian wars ; Lecture 14. The Athenian empire ; Lecture 15. The art of democracy ; Lecture 16. Sacrifice and Greek religion ; Lecture 17. Theater and the… Read more
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A History of the Guyanese Working People, 1881-1905 (Johns Hopkins Studies in Atlantic History and Culture)

by Walter Rodney; George Lamming (foreword)

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Published
September 1981
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Good
ISBN
9780801824470
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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, September 1981. Trade Paperback. Good+. Ex-library, otherwise nice. Text block unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. xxviii + 282 pages. Completed shortly before Walter Rodney's assassination in June 1980, A History of the Guyanese Working People, 1881-1905 provides an original, well-informed, and perceptive contribution to the historiography of nineteenth-century Guyanese society. This comprehensive examination… Read more
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A History of Hitler's Empire, 2nd Edition (The Great Courses, 805)

by Thomas Childers

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Published
2001
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Fine
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2nd Edition
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9781565853850
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Chantilly, Virginia: The Teaching Company, 2001. Audio CDs. 2nd Edition. Twelve 30-minute lectures on six Fine Audio CDs in Fine original case along with an As New paperback Course Guidebook (58 pages). No shrinkwrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. These twelve lectures are designed to answer two questions that have nagged generations… Read more
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Whistling Steam: Romance of Indian Rails (Pocket Art Series)

by Dileep Prakash

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Published
2002
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As New
ISBN
9788174361875
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$11.70

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New Delhi: Lustre Press / Roli Books, 2002. Paperback. As New. Not damaged. No remainder mark. Not from a library. 64 pages. This souvenir book is presented in a postcard-size format of 64 pages, with 16 pages of text and 24 black & white plates on art card, with descriptive captions.
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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years, One-Volume Edition

by Carl Lincoln Sandburg

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Published
1954
Condition
Fair
Edition
One-Volume Edition
ISBN
9781127472741
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$8.95

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, n.d. [c. 1954]. Hardcover. One-Volume Edition. Fair. A nice reading copy that is handsome on the bookshelf. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering to spine and gilt facsimile Lincoln signature to front cover. Pictorial black endpapers: Lincoln hand cast and life mask. Fair book with no jacket. Front pastedown has bookplate from prior… Read more
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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

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Published
September 2006
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Very Good
ISBN
9780743270755
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$11.85

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New York: Simon & Schuster, September 2006. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Spine curved but uncreased. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xx + 916 pages. Winner of the Lincoln Prize. This brilliant multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history. Offering fresh insights… Read more
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His Excellency: George Washington

by Joseph J. Ellis

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Published
October 2004
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781400040315
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$10.95

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, October 2004. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight; ends and bottom corners lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with slight edgewear. No tears, creases or folds. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 320 pages. A magisterial account of… Read more
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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

by Walter Isaacson

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Published
July 2003
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As New
Edition
Advance Uncorrected Reader's Proof
ISBN
9780684807614
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New York: Simon & Schuster, July 2003. Trade Paperback. Advance Uncorrected Reader's Proof. As New. Pristine inside and out. 566 pages.
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Colours Of The Mountain

by Da Chen

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Published
September 2000
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Near Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780099298007
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London: Arrow Books / Random House, September 2000. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Near Fine. Interior lightly tanned, otherwise pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 323 pages. A unique modern memoir of growing up in rural China, Colours of the Mountain is a powerful… Read more
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The Great Upheaval: America and the Birth of the Modern World, 1788-1800

by Jay Winik

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Published
September 2007
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, Second Printing
ISBN
9780060083137
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$13.95

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New York: HarperCollins, September 2007. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / second printing per number line. Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Remainder mark. RFID to rear paste-down. Seems unread. xxii + 658 pages. This book redefines the founding era of the United States. As the 1790s began, America was struggling to survive at home and abroad, and the… Read more
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Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

by Dava Sobel

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Published
October 1999
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As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802713438
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New York: Walker Books, October 1999. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. As New book in an As New jacket. Not a remainder. Not damaged. Not from a library. 384 pages. Of Galileo's three illegitimate children, the eldest best mirrored his own brilliance, industry, and sensibility, and by virtue of these qualities became his confidante. Born Virginia in… Read more
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Longitude

by Dava Sobel

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Published
1995
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802713124
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$11.45

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New York: Walker & Company, 1995. Hardcover. First Edition, later printing. Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail bumped. Jacket clean and bright. 184 pages.
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