European History from Classic Books and Ephemera

cover of Aubrey's Brief Lives; Edited from the Original Manuscripts and with a Life of John Aubrey by Oliver Lawson Dick; Foreword by Edmund Wilson

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Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1962. Paperback. Very Good. cvi, 341, [1] p.; 20 cm. Paperback. John Aubrey (1626-1697), English writer and antiquary, left a large number of manuscript accounts of acquaintances. Although heavily edited versions of his biographical essays had been published previously, this edition was "the first one that has been faithful to Aubrey's… Read more
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cover of France and the United States: Their Diplomatic Relations, 1789-1914

France and the United States: Their Diplomatic Relations, 1789-1914

by Blumenthal, Henry

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1970
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Near Fine
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$16.00

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Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1970. Hardcover. Near Fine/good +. xiv, [2], 312 p.: tables; 21 cm. Blue cloth with gilt spine title. Dust jacket. "This is the first thorough appraisal of Franco-American diplomatic relations in their historical perspective, from the beginning of the American republic in 1789 to the outbreak of World War I in… Read more
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cover of Napoleon's Satellite Kingdoms

Napoleon's Satellite Kingdoms

by Connelly, Owen

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1969
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Very Good -
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$16.00

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New York: Free Press, 1969. Paperback. Very Good -. First Free Press paperback edition. xix, [3], 389 p.: maps; 21 cm. Paperback. "This is the first history of the Napoleonic Empire to focus primarily on the kingdoms in Naples, italy, Holland, Spain, and Westphalia that were created by Napoleon and ruled by members of his family." -- back… Read more
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cover of The Western Front; Drawings by Muirhead Bone; with an introduction by Douglas Haig

The Western Front; Drawings by Muirhead Bone; with an introduction by Douglas Haig

by Bone, Muirhead; Haig, Douglas Haig

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1917
Condition
Very Good
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$103.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1917. Very Good. 10 parts in 2 portfolios: illustrations, portraits; 32 cm. Brown cloth spine with printed paper spine label; brown paper over boards, printed in black. With original wrapper for each of 10 parts. Each portfolio contains 100 plates, with text, issued in fascicles of 20 plates each. Each portfolio lists… Read more
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cover of A Land

A Land

by Hawkes, Jacquetta

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1953
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Near Fine
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$25.00

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London: Readers Union, 1953. Hardcover. Near Fine. x, 205 p., color frontispiece and 19 leaves of plates (1 in color); 20 cm. Orange-brown cloth with gilt spine title. Top edges black. No dust jacket. Maps on endpapers. The two color plates are by Henry Moore. Combining geology and archaeology, archaeologist Hawkes examines the geography of Britain from earliest… Read more
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cover of The Observer's Book of Castles; with 46 Line Drawings by Jasper Dimond, 12 Black and White Illustrations and 3 Maps

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London: Frederick Warne, 1979. Hardcover. Fine/fine. 185 p.: illustrations; 15 cm. Light grey cover with white spine and cover titles. Maps on endpapers. Illustrated dust jacket. Publisher's list of The Observer's Series on back section of dust jacket. This title is no. 78 of 82 titles in the list. In Fine/Fine Condition: clean and bright.
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cover of The Swastika: The Earliest Known Symbol, and Its Migrations; with Observations on the Migration of Certain Industries in Prehistoric Times by Thomas Wilson

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Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1896. Very Good. pp. 763-1041, 27 leaves of plates (1 double-leaf plate): 374 in-text illustrations, maps; 24 cm. Never bound; pages are unopened. From the report of the Smitsonian Institution for 1894. Scarce. In Very Good Condition: never bound; stain at lower edge of one plate and upper edges of several leaves; otherwise,… Read more
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$36.00
cover of The Evolution of Sinn Fein

The Evolution of Sinn Fein

by Henry, Robert Mitchell

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1971
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Near Fine
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$25.00

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Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1971. Hardcover. Near Fine. [4], 284 p.; 22 cm. Red cloth with black spine title. No dust jacket (as issued). A facsimile reprint of the history first published in 1920. Robert Mitchell Henry (1873-1950) was a professor at the royal University of Ireland for many years. "He was one of the most… Read more
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cover of The Tudors: The Kings and Queens of England's Golden Age

The Tudors: The Kings and Queens of England's Golden Age

by Bingham, Jane

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2012
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Fine
ISBN
9781435142954
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$15.00

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New York: Metro Books, 2012. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. 208 p.: illustrations; 25 cm. Hardback with illustrated cover. Dust jacket repeats cover illustrations. Dark brown endpapers. Book is in Fine Condition: clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Near Fine Condition: edges rubbed; clean and bright.
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cover of Der Dornauszieher und der Knabe mit der Gans: Entwurf einer Geschichte der Genrebildnerei bei den Griechen

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Berlin: Carl Habel, 1876. Paperback. Good. 103 p., 1 leaf with 2 illustrations; 22 cm. Plain wrapper printed in black. Sammlung gemeinverständlisher wissenschaftlicher Vorträge, herausgegeben von Rud. Virchow und Fr. von Holtzendorff, XI Serie, Heft 245 u. 246. Publisher's advertisements inside front wrapper and both sides of back wrapper. Former owner's name at head of front wrapper and… Read more
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cover of Domestic Costumes of the Athenian Woman in the Fifth and Fourth Centuries B.C. [Reprinted from the American Journal of Archaeology, Second Series, Vol. XXVI (1922), No. 4]

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Chicago: American Journal of Archaeology, 1922. Paperback. Good +. [2], pp. 411-425, 1 folded leaf of illustration: in-text illustrations; 24 cm. Stapled. no wrapper. Stamped at lower edge of title page and p. 425: Department of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, Bryn Mawr College. American artist Albert Winslow Barker (1874-1947) studied at the Pennslvania Academy of Fine Arts… Read more
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cover of Hel en Hemel van Dachau

Hel en Hemel van Dachau

by Overduin, Jacobus

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1946
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Good +
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$19.00

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Kampen, NE: J.H. Kok, 1946. Hardcover. Good +. 2nd edition. 267, [1] p.: illustrations; 21 cm. Light grey cover with blue and red spine and cover titles; illustration of barbed wire in blue on front cover. Top page edges blue. Memoirs of Jacobus Overdium (1902-1983), a Dutch minister, on his experience in German concentration camps during World War… Read more
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cover of Europe on the Eve: The Crises of Diplomacy 1933-1939

Europe on the Eve: The Crises of Diplomacy 1933-1939

by Schuman, Frederick L.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1971
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780837157665
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$25.00

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Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1971. Hardcover. Fine. xv, [1], 572, [1], xiii, [1] p., 1 double-leaf color map, 1 folded leaf with a map on each side; 22 cm. Dark brown cloth with gilt spine title. No dust jacket (as issued). First published in 1939. An examination of political developments in the 1930s, fascinating as it was published… Read more
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cover of The Crisis of English Liberty: A History of the Stuart Monarchy and the Puritan Revolution

The Crisis of English Liberty: A History of the Stuart Monarchy and the Puritan Revolution

by Marriott, John A.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1970
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Fine
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Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1970. Hardcover. Fine. xiv, 472 p.; 22 cm. Red cloth with gilt spine title. No dust jacket (as issued). Includes index. In Fine Condition: clean and tight.
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cover of Eden: The Making of a Statesman

Eden: The Making of a Statesman

by Campbell-Johnson, Alan

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1976
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780837188133
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$16.00

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Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1976. Hardcover. Fine. x, [4], 306 p., [16] p. of illustrations; 22 cm. Red cloth with white spine title. No dust jacket (as issued). First published in 1955, when the British conservative politician Anthony Eden (1897-1977) was still active. He served as Prime minister from 1955 to 1957. In Fine Condition: clean and tight.… Read more
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cover of John Knox and the Reformation

John Knox and the Reformation

by Lang, Andrew

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1967
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Fine
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$25.00

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Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1967. Hardcover. Fine. xiv, 281 p.: portrait; 22 cm. Black cloth with gilt spine title. No dust jacket. First published in 1905. In Fine Condition: clean and tight.
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cover of This Showdown Period of History

This Showdown Period of History

by Tomlinson, William W.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1951
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Near Fine
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$26.00

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Philadelphia: Foreign Traders Association of Philadelphia, 1951. Paperback. Near Fine. 24 p.; 18 cm. Light green wrapper, stapled; dark green wrapper title. The keynote address delivered before the 20th annual meeting of the Foreign Traders Association of Philadelphia by William W. Tomlinson (b. 1893), vice president of Temple University. Tomlinson describes his impressions from a recent visit to… Read more
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cover of 1718 Parchment English Lease for Property in Hawkhurst, Kent Co

1718 Parchment English Lease for Property in Hawkhurst, Kent Co

by Springet, Susanna; Durrant, Sam

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Published
1718
Condition
Fine
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$67.00

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1718. Fine. Handwritten parchment lease dated 26 March 1718. Susanna Springett, the elder of Hawkhurst, Kent Co., widow, and Susanna Springett, the younger of Hawkhurst, spinster, only daughter and heir of Richard Springett, late of Hawkhurst, yeoman, lease for one year to Thomas Dunk of Little Chelsea, Middlesex Co., knight, a house, barn, oast house, gardens, orchards, etc.… Read more
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cover of The Book of the Cheese: Being Traits and Stories of "Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese" Wine Office Court, Fleet Street, London

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London: Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese, 1937. Paperback. Near Fine. 11th edition. ix, [3], 92, [4] p., frontispiece and 11 pages of illustration: in-text drawings; 18 cm. Paperback with light grey cover printed in dark brown. Advertisements for food and drink on preliminary and final pages. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese is a public house in London known for its… Read more
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cover of The Stewart Kingdom of Scotland 1371-1603

The Stewart Kingdom of Scotland 1371-1603

by Bingham, Caroline

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780297768081
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$19.00

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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1974. Hardcover. Near Fine/good. ix, [1], 283 p., [16] p. of illustrations: map, genealogical tables; 22 cm. Red cover with gilt spine title. Top page edges red. Illustrated dust jacket. An "immensely readable and entertaining survey of Scottish history from the fourteenth century to the reign of James VI and I" -- dust jacket.… Read more
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