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New York Putnam's, 391925, hardcover. Later printing 1925. With 35 photographic illustrations, including frontispiece portrait. -- Atrractive hardcover, 229 pages, maroon cloth with gilt lettering and gilt top-edge. Condition: near fine (bookplate; faint small stain rear-cover; no jacket).
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Kuala Lumpur Malaysia T B Russell, 1993, paperback. Illustrated with facsimiles, photos, maps. -- Softcover, 215 pages. Condition: near fine (owner name). -- John Russell set up the first printing press and a newspaper in Malay States, a source of historical and social events in the late 1800s.
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The Complete English Farmer, or, A Practical System of Husbandry [etc.]

by [Henry, David, 1710-1792] A Practical Farmer

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Published
1771
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$194.00

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London Printed for F. Newbery, 1771, hardcover. Founded upon natural, certain and obvious principles ... according to the usage of the old and new husbandry ... illustrated with plans of the necessary buildings belonging to a farm house [folding plate at page 40] ... also, accurate delineations of some newly-invented farming instruments [line drawings of plows etc. on plate… Read more
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The Habsburg Legacy 1867-1939.

by Pauley, Bruce F.

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Published
1972
ISBN
9780030847097
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$10.67

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New York Holt Rinehart Winston, 1972, paperback. Later printing. Softcover. Condition: very good (cover rubbed; bookstore stamp). ISBN 0030847095
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We Saw Spain Die; Foreign Correspondents in the Spanish Civil War.

by Preston, Paul

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Published
2009
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First Edition
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$21.34

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New York Skyhorse Publishing, 2009, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing in U.S. -- Illustrated with photos. -- Hardcover, 436 pages. Condition: fine, with fine dust jacket. ISBN
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San Francisco Ignatius Press, 2009, paperback. Reprint edition. Softcover. Condition: near fine. ISBN 9781586173432
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No Pasaran! Writings from the Spanish Civil War.

by Ayrton, Pete

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Published
2016
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781681772165
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$24.25

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New York Pegasus Books, 2016, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. -- This anthology includes essays by: Muriel Rukeyser, Langston Hughes, Leonardo Sciascia, Victor Serge, and many more. -- Hardcover. Condition: fine, with fine dust jacket. ISBN 9781681772165
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The Strange Death of Liberal England.

by Dangerfield, George

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Published
1997
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9780804729307
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$17.46

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Stanford Stanford University Press, 1997, paperback. Reprint edition, original was 1935. Classic account of England 1910-1914 including women's sufferage movement, the bitterly fought Irish question, and working-class militancy. -- Softcover. Condition: near fine. ISBN 0804729301
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Our Partnership.

by Webb, Beatrice

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Published
1948
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First Edition
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$11.64

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London Longmans Green, 1948, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. -- Social history of Britain 1892-1912, activism with the author's husband, covering trade unions, technical education, the London School of Economics, poor laws, social security legislation, etc. -- Hardcover. Condition: very good (ownership stamp) with very good minus dust jacket (label glued to spine plus some color change).
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The Warrior King: Hawaii's Kamehameha the Great.

by Tregaskis, Richard

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Published
1973
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New York Macmillan, 1973, hardcover. Includes illustrations and family charts. -- Hardcover. Condition: very good, with very good dust jacket (tiny chips).
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Biographical Memoirs of the French Revolution. Volume one [only].

by Adolphus, John

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Published
1799
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$121.25

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London, T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, 1799, hardcover. Published just at the end of the Revolution 1799, apparently referencing first-hand information. -- Volume 1 contains the following lives: Louis XVI, the Queen, and others; Bailly; Benoit; Brienne; Brissot; Chabot; Condorcet; Danton; Dumouriez; d'Eglantine; La Fayette; Gobet; Henriot. -- Quoted passages are referenced, as are many other details.… Read more
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New York Ronald Press, 1956, hardcover. Second edition. -- The author was a lawyer, a banker, and also a professor in this field. This is a very detailed work of historical interest, including facsimiles of the time 1950s, an appendix of practices and definitions, and an index. -- Hardcover. Condition: very good minus (light wear to cover tips; owner… Read more
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A Right Royal Scandal; Two Marriages That Changed History.

by Major, Joanne; Sarah Murden

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Published
2016
ISBN
9781473863422
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Barnsley UK Pen & Sword History, 2016, hardcover. The first scandal was in Regency London, after the Battle of Waterloo, involving the Cavendish-Bentinck family; the second was two decades later, when a Bentinck son married a gypsy. -- Hardcover. Condition: fine, with fine dust jacket. ISBN 1473863422
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Ho Chi Minh.

by Duiker, William J.

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Published
2000
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780786863877
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New York Hyperion, 2000, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing.-- Illustrated with photos and with maps on the endsheets. -- Hardcover, 695 pages. Condition: very good (edge faintly foxed) with near fine dust jacket. -- Stanley Karnow says this major biography is "meticulously researched, profoundly perceptive, and highly readable." ISBN 0786863870
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Under an English Heaven.

by Westlake, Donald E.

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Published
1993
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London Hodder and Stoughton, 1993, paperback. Reprint edition. "True events of the British invasion of Caribbean island of Anguilla in 1969, in which nobody was killed but many people were embarrassed." By the comic novelist. -- Softcover. Condition: very good (edges foxed).
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Five Lives.

by Pakenham, Frank, Earl of Longford

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Published
1964
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First Edition
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London Hutchinson, 1964, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition. Second volume of his autobiography, a London City banker who was also a Socialist, with anecdotes of the House of Lords, of his Labour circle, and even of criminals. -- Hardcover. Condition: very good, with very good dust jacket (spine letters bit sunned).
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Citizeness Bonaparte.

by Saint-Amand, Imbert de

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Published
391890
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New York Scribner's, 391890, hardcover. Later printing 1891. Popular biography of Josephine, translated into English by Thomas Sergeant Perry. -- Hardcover. Good used condition (spine tips worn, surface tear to spine; endsheets foxed; early owner name).
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Money on Paper; Bank Notes and Related Graphic Arts.

by Stahl, Alan M.

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Published
2010
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Princeton Princeton University Library, 2010, paperback. From the collections of Vsevolod Onyshkevych and Princeton University. An exhibition in the Leonard L. Milberg Gallery, Firestone Library, Princeton, 2010-2011. 40 examples in color. Essays by Mark Tomasko, "Bank note engraving in the United States: a short primer," and by Francis Musella, "Benjamin Franklin's nature printing on bank notes."… Read more
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Badman's Oatmeal, or Newcastle -- A True Story.

by Foster, Shirley R.

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Published
2006
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[No place no publisher, 2006, paperback. No publisher given. 64 pages, 8.5x11 inches. Softcover, spiral bound. Condition: near fine. -- Fictional memoir, 1920s, coal mining, troubles and strikes, in the north of England.
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Die Schuld der Anderen; Ein Briefwechsel.

by Thielicke, Helmut; Hermann Diem

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Published
1948
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Gottingen Vandenhoeck, 1948, paperback. Correspondence between Helmut Thielicke and Hermann Diem, about blame for Hitler and church silence in 1945. **It is not apparent that the letters (text in GERMAN) were ever translated into English** -- Softcover, 55 pages. Condition: very good minus (peel mark front cover, wear to paper spine tips). Holocaust
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