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Stones, Bones, and Ancient Cities Great Discoveries in Archaeology and the  Search for Human Origins
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Stones, Bones, and Ancient Cities Great Discoveries in Archaeology and the Search for Human Origins

By Robbins, Lawrence H.

St Martins Pr. Very Good. 1992. First Edition. Softcover. 031207848X . Second printing. Softcover. 267 pages. Illustrated. Worn edges and former owners name, otherwise a clean unmarked book. "Describing 40 of the world's most dramatic archeological discoveries, Robbins, who teaches anthropology at Michigan State University, offers a comprehensive introduction to the field. In chapters arranged by finds (i.e., art, tombs, written records, etc.), he details major archeological expeditions." (Publisher Weekly) ; 8.1 X 5.4 X 0.8 inches; 267 pages .

$7.50

Hidden Figures ; Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race The American  Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped  Win the Space Race
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Hidden Figures ; Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

By Shetterly, Margot Lee

William Morrow Paperbacks. New. 2016. Softcover. 0062363603 . Unread, softcover. 346 pp. Includes the reading group guide. Now a major motion picture. ; 7.8 X 5.3 X 1.3 inches; 368 pp pages .

$6.75

Headhunting in the Solomon Islands Around the Coral Sea
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Headhunting in the Solomon Islands Around the Coral Sea

By Mytinger, Caroline

MacMillan. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. 416 pp. Illustrated with 5 full, single and double page plates along with intext drawings. Brown cloth with map endpages; owner bookplate on back pastedown; original dust jacket in two large pieces with large chips; now in an clear, protective removable cover. Caroline Mytinger (1897 –1980), was an American portrait painter born in Sacramento, California, and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1926 she traveled to the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea producing drawings and painting of the indigenous peoples, of which many are within this text. These paintings are now in the custody of the Phoebe Apperson Hearst Museum of Anthropology on UC Berkeley's campus in Berkeley, CA. This book offers a view of the original island people and culture, changed forever by islands strategic location in WWII. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 416 pp pages .

$15.00

Lincoln ; Speeches and Writings 1832-1858 Speeches and Writings 1832-1858
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Lincoln ; Speeches and Writings 1832-1858 Speeches and Writings 1832-1858

By Lincoln, Abraham & Don E. Fehrenbacher

Library of America. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0940450437 . Hardback VG Blue cloth stamped gilt border and title on spine. First Edition. A first printing. Clear protective cover. " Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writing 1859–1865, comprises the most comprehensive selection ever published. over 240 speeches, letters, and drafts take Lincoln from rural law practice to national prominence, and chart his emergence as an eloquent antislavery advocate and defender of the constitution. included are the complete Lincoln-Douglas debates, perhaps the most famous confrontation in American political history." ; Library Of America; 8.1 X 5.2 X 1.3 inches; 898 pp pages .

$11.25

Alexander Hamilton ; Writings (Library of America Founders Collection)   Writings (Library of America Founders Collection)
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Alexander Hamilton ; Writings (Library of America Founders Collection) Writings (Library of America Founders Collection)

By Hamilton, Alexander & Joanne B. Freeman

Library of America. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 1931082049 . Hardback Fine/Fine Green cloth stamped gilt border and title on spine, First Edition. A first printing. Clear protective cover. " One of the most vivid, influential, and controversial figures of the founding of America, Hamilton was an unusually prolific and vigorous writer. As a military aide to George Washington, critic of the Articles of Confederation, proponent of ratification of the Constitution, first Secretary of the Treasury, and leader of the Federalist Party, Hamilton devoted himself to the creation of a militarily and economically powerful American nation guided by a strong, energetic republican government. " ; LOA #129; 7.9 X 5.1 X 1.3 inches; 1108 pp pages .

$18.75

Lincoln ; Speeches and Writings : 1859-1865 Speeches and Writings :  1859-1865
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Lincoln ; Speeches and Writings : 1859-1865 Speeches and Writings : 1859-1865

By Lincoln, Abraham

Library of America. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0940450631 . Hardback F\NF Blue cloth stamped gilt border and title on spine. First Edition. A first printing. Clear protective cover. " Abraham Lincoln was the greatest writer of the Civil War as well as its greatest political leader. His clear, beautiful, and at times uncompromisingly severe language forever shaped the nation’s. " ; Library Of America; 8.1 X 5.2 X 1.4 inches; 788 pp pages .

$9.00

Troy and the Trojans. Volume 33
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Troy and the Trojans. Volume 33

By Blegen, Carl W.

New York: Frederick A. Praeger. Near Fine. 1963. Hardcover. Bright blue cloth with gilt decorative figure and lettering. An exceptionally handsome copy with a few edge fox marks. 240 pages. Illustrated with 67 photographs, 41 line drawings, and 1 map. This is volume 33 in the series Ancient Peoples and Places. General Editor is Dr. Clyn Daniel. Carl William Blegen (1887 – 1971) was an American archaeologist who worked on the site of Pylos in Greece and Troy in modern-day Turkey. He directed the University of Cincinnati excavations of the mound of Hisarlik, the site of Troy, from 1932 to 1938. Using material gleaned from the famous Cincinnati Expedition, as well as from his own exhaustive scholarship and fieldwork, Blegen takes us chapter by chapter through seven Troy "settlements," covering the period 3000 to 1000 B.C. ; Ancient Peoples and Places; 8vo .

$26.25

Princess Sultana's Circle
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Princess Sultana's Circle

By Sasson, Jean

Windsor-Brooke Books, LLC. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0967673712 . Signed by the author on the title page. 255 pages. Index. Minor edge wear and a single small spot on inside the cover. The dust jacket is bright with minor edge wear; it is not price clipped. Sasson lived in Saudi Arabia from 1978-1990 and writes through her real-life friend, Princess Sultana, of the lifestyles and abuses, of the super-wealthy royals in oil-rich Saudi Arabia. The Princess Sultana, who after witnessing the gang rape of a young servant girl by her nephews, forms a "circle of protection." The result was suprisingly effective. "Thus, her tale of decadent opulence becomes a political rallying cry that she hopes will spread the word and inspire many ""Sultana's circles"" to alleviate the plight of women everywhere, one woman at a time." (Publisher Weekly) ; 9.4 X 6.3 X 1.1 inches; 256 pages .

$18.75

Medieval Frontier ; Culture and Ecology in Rijnland Environmental History  Series Culture and Ecology in Rijnland
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Medieval Frontier ; Culture and Ecology in Rijnland Environmental History Series Culture and Ecology in Rijnland

By Tebrake, William H.

Texas A & M Univ Pr. New in New dust jacket. 1985. Hardcover. 0890962049 . New in Plastic " Rinjland is a small strip of coastal lowland in western Netherlands and is part of the Dutch struggle against encroaching water. Originally this was a stretch of peat bogs and sand dunes.This book is about the reclamation and colonization processes that transformed these remote marshes into a commercialized agricultural center. It chronicles events from A.D.950 to 1350. " ; Environmental History Series; 293 pp pages .

$30.00

Rhetoric and On Poetics
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Rhetoric and On Poetics

By Aristotle

The Franklin Library. Near Fine. 1981. Hardcover. The Franklin Library, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine A minor scratches to front cover, no other defects; very nearly As New. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . This is a beautiful faux leather (leatherette) edition. Brown boards, three raised bands to spine, all edges gilt, elaborate gilt decoration to covers and spine, patterned endpapers. A handsome copy. ; 8vo ; 144 pp. pages .

$15.00

The Dore Bible Illustrations
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The Dore Bible Illustrations

By Dore, Gustave

Dover Publications. Near Fine. 1974. Softcover. 048623004X . Soft cover. [xiii]. 241 full page illustrations by Gustave Dore. New introduction by Millicent Rose. An original Dover Publications book. A clean tight copy with lightly worn edges. ; 12.0 X 9.1 X 0.6 inches; 256 pages .

$11.25

Robert the Bruce, King of Scots
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Robert the Bruce, King of Scots

By Scott, Ronald McNair

Peter Bedrick Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1989. Hardcover. 0872263207 . Hardcover; red boards with black cloth spine, in the original dust jacket. Very Good condition without markings. In Very Good dust jacket.; 253 pp pages .

$9.00

The Golden Land  ;  An  Anthology of Latin American Folklore in Literature  An  Anthology of Latin American Folklore in Literature
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The Golden Land ; An Anthology of Latin American Folklore in Literature An Anthology of Latin American Folklore in Literature

By Onis, Harriet De

[New York]: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover; blue cloth boards in the original dust jacket. Very Good condition. In Very Good dust jacket with Clear protective cover. " A scarce folklore and magic realist retrospect of 54 stories by 44 authors. " ; 395 pp pages .

$15.00

Spanish Mountain Life
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Spanish Mountain Life

By de Bairacli Levy, Juliette

London: Faber & Faber Limited. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. A first Printing, Hardcover; red cloth boards in the original dust jacket. NF condition. In Very NF dust jacket in Clear protective cover. " This jewel-like memoir by noted herbalist and traveler Juliette de Bairacli Levy details her personal struggle against typhus fever, during which she gave birth to her second child, Luz, who had to be suckled by a nanny goat. As ever we are embraced by Juliette’s love of nature and animals, and welcomed onlookers as she relates with people whose lives are far different from ours. " ; 131 pp pages .

$18.75

MEN BEFORE ADAM
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MEN BEFORE ADAM

By White, Anne Terry

[New York]: Random House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, Hardcover in red cloth boards in white jacket w color illus. Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket in Clear protective cover. ; 8vo ; 305 pp pages .

$7.50

Berlin Diary: The journal of a foreign correspondent, 1934-1941
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Berlin Diary: The journal of a foreign correspondent, 1934-1941

By Shirer, William

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1941. Hardcover. 605 pp + Index, i-xxi pp. Presumed BCE: stated first edition but with the Borzoi blind stamp on the back board; dust jacket, now heavily worn, was without a price on issue. Now in an archival cover. Offset between two pages from (?) newsclipping (no longer present). Otherwise a clean straight copy with mild tone and the former owners name penned neatly on the ffep. The book, first published in 1941, "was the first attempt by a big-name American journalist to shed light on what was really happening in Nazi Germany." It is is a first-hand account of the rise of Nazi Germany and its road to war. ; 8vo .

$15.00

Victory Through Air Power
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Victory Through Air Power

By Seversky, Major Alexander P.de

New York: Simon & Schuster. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. 354 pp. Illustrated. Dust jacket is heavily chipped and worn. Offesetting inside the cover along the edges with former owners name neatlly written on the pastedown, just under the flap of the dust jacket. ; 8vo .

$30.00

Below the Surface, Stories of Adventure Under Land and Water
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Below the Surface, Stories of Adventure Under Land and Water

By Hazeltine, Alice Isabel

[New York]: Abingdon Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1958. Hardcover. Hardcover in blue cloth boards in white jacket w color illus. Very Good in Good jacket with Clear protective cover. Edge wear and tears on jacket. Previous owners name in book. ; 8vo ; 223 pp pages .

$7.50

Story of a Secret State
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Story of a Secret State

By Karski, Jan

Boston: Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1944. Hardcover. Red cloth. Clean, square and bright. Dust jacket is bright but edge worn with war time designation on the back flap. No price on the dust jacket, laid in is the original reprint blurb from the Decemeber BOMC. Jan Karski (1914-2000) was a Polish World War II resistance-movement soldier, and later a professor at Georgetown University. Story of a Secret State is his experiences in wartime Poland. ; 8vo .

$18.75

Enameling Princples & Practice
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Enameling Princples & Practice

By Bates, Kenneth F.

[New York]: the world publishing co.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1951. Second Edition. Hardcover. Second Edition, Hardcover in Black cloth boards in white jacket w color illus. Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket with Clear protective cover. " A BRIEF HISTORY OF ENAMELING Greek enamels Celtic enamels Byzantine enamels German enamels French enamels Enameled portraits English enamels Russian enamels Chinese and Japanese enamels English revival in 1864 Viennese school Enameling in America. " ; 8vo ; 208 pp pages .

$11.25

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