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The Celts
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The Celts

By Delaney, Frank

Little, Brown & Co., Boston, Toronto. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1986. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0316179930 . First Edition, Hardcover in gray boards w black cloth spine, F/F " This book, a companion volume to the BBC2 television series, aims to trace the origin, growth, flowering and eventual decline of the Celts, a people who are traditionally portrayed as wild, excitable, warlike, ferocious and uncivilized. Despite their numerical smallness the author contends that they made a major contribution to Western civilization. " ; 9.50 X 6.70 X 0.80 inches; 240 pp pages .

$10.00

Economic History of Ethiopia, 1800-1935
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Economic History of Ethiopia, 1800-1935

By Pankhurst, Richard

Adis Ababa, Ethiopia: Haile Sellassie I University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. First Edition. Hardcover. 772 p. illus., maps & portraits. A Continuation in form and spirit of "An Introduction to the Economic History of Ethiopia (London, 1961.) A heavy book the front hinge is starting to break; there is some paper loss of the front pastedown along with a name in ink. The edges are rubbed and there is a scuff on the cover. Using a wide scope of study, Pankhurst addresses "the important traditional economic, social life and the major innovations prior to the Italian invasion. Separate chapters deal with army, health, education and urban development."(Cambridge University Review) S; 8vo .

$40.00

Spirit of the Sea
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Spirit of the Sea

By Boyer, Marie-France & Barbara Mellor

Thames & Hudson. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2003. Hardcover. 9780500511039 . Hardcover in gray boards Fine unmarked in Fine jacket. " Marie-France Boyer takes us on a voyage to fishing communities along the coasts of the North Atlantic and the shores of the Channel and the North Sea. She takes us to the heart of our collective memory, gathering traces of this separate seagoing world, which is both familiar and romantic. " ; 9.36 X 8.21 X 0.71 inches; 120 pp pages .

$8.00

The Life of George Washington In Three Volumes.
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The Life of George Washington In Three Volumes.

By Irving, Washington

New York: G. P. Putnam. Very Good. 1855. First Edition. Hardcover. This set has been uniformly rebound in black textured, leather -like cloth with a gold stamped boarder and title on the spine by The Boehm Bindery, Milwaukee. 4 of 5 Volumes. Vol., I - 1855, xvi, 504 pp.; Vol. 2 -1855, xii, 518 pp.; Vol. 3-1856, xiv, 523 pp; Vol. 4. - 1857, x, 418 pp.. Maps. In Volume 3 the author makes explanation that 3 volumes will not be sufficient to cover the material. An attractive set with worn extremities; the gold lettering and front board boarder remain bright. There is heavy foxing on the frontispieces and tissue but quite minimal elsewhere; vol. IV is missing the tissue guard; Vol. I the title page is partially separated. Volume 1 & 3 have water stains on the preliminaries. An attractive, solid set. ; 8vo .

$120.00

Bible History : Containing the most remarkable events of the Old  Testaments. To which is added a compendium of church history. For the Use  of the Catholic schools in the United States
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Bible History : Containing the most remarkable events of the Old Testaments. To which is added a compendium of church history. For the Use of the Catholic schools in the United States

By Gilmour, Richard

New York, New York: Benziger Brothers. Very Good. 1884. First Edition. Hardcover. Second printing. Small 8 vo. 320 pp plus 4 colored maps. Illustrations throughout. Mustard colored cloth Biblical scenes and title stamped in black on the front cover (also w/title on the spine) and Benzeger monogram on the back. The Catholic National Series. Bumped corners and worn ends ends; frontispiece is separated at the joint from the title page; a name and date - 1899- penned in lovely calligraphy along with a few pencil markings embellish this rather nice copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

California ;  A History    A History
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California ; A History A History

By Starr, Kevin

Modern Library. Very Good. 2007. Softcover. 9780812977530 . VG condition Trade paperback " For generations, California’s native peoples basked in the abundance of a climate and topography eminently suited to human habitation. By the time the Spanish arrived in the early sixteenth century, there were scores of autonomous tribes were thriving in the region. Though conquest was rapid, nearly two centuries passed before Spain exerted control over upper California through the chain of missions that stand to this day. " ; Modern Library Chronicles; 7.90 X 5.20 X 1 inches; 416 pp pages .

$12.00

Eldorado ;  The California Gold Rush  The California Gold Rush
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Eldorado ; The California Gold Rush The California Gold Rush

By Walker, Dale L.

Forge Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2003. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780312878337 . First Edition, First Printing Remainder. Hardcover in yellow cloth boards in brown jacket w color illus. Very Good in Very Good jacket in Clear protective cover. " In Eldorado, award-winning historian Dale L. Walker presents the complete, often gaudy, always fascinating story of the California Gold Rush, the greatest mining bonanza in all of American history. The story ranges from the discovery by a New Jersey carpenter at a sawmill north of Sutter's Fort to the advent of large-scale hydraulic mining that spelled the ruination of the land and the end of the boom days when a Forty-niner with a pick and a pan found "colors" in a streamed and earned his wages-an ounce of raw gold a day. " ; Remainder; 9.50 X 6.42 X 1.20 inches; 384 pp pages .

$20.00

A colony for California ;  Riverside's first hundred years  Riverside's  first hundred years
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A colony for California ; Riverside's first hundred years Riverside's first hundred years

By Patterson, Tom

The Museum Press of the Riverside Museum Associates. Very Good. 1996. Softcover. 0935661247 . VG Trade paperback ; 9 X 6 X 1.25 inches; 511 pp pages .

$25.00

A Treasury of Railroad Folklore ;   The Stories, Tall Tales, Traditions,  Ballads and Songs of the American Railroad   The Stories, Tall Tales,  Traditions, Ballads and Songs of the American Railroad
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A Treasury of Railroad Folklore ; The Stories, Tall Tales, Traditions, Ballads and Songs of the American Railroad The Stories, Tall Tales, Traditions, Ballads and Songs of the American Railroad

By Botkin, B.A. & Alvin F. Harlow

Bonanza Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1989. First Printing. Hardcover. 0517168685 . First Printing. Hardcover in Burgundy boards Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket in Clear protective cover. " The Stories, Tall Tales, Traditions, Ballads and Songs of the Railroad." ; 9.099999990718000 X 6.099999993778000 X 2.599999997348000 inches; 530 pp pages .

$15.00

The Real Wild West ;  The 101 Ranch and the Creation of the American West   The 101 Ranch and the Creation of the American West
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The Real Wild West ; The 101 Ranch and the Creation of the American West The 101 Ranch and the Creation of the American West

By Wallis, Michael

St. Martin's Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1999. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780312192860 . First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover in green boards w green cloth spine, in green jacket w color illus. Fine unmarked in Fine jacket in Clear protective cover. " Cowboy theatrics and rich American history are revealed in this chronicle of the famous Wild West review that brings together Geronimo, Buffalo Bill, Will Rogers, and many others to explore the grandeur, and the tragedy, of the American West. " ; 9.599999990208000 X 6.399999993472000 X 2.399999997552000 inches; 640 pp pages .

$20.00

Our Country's Founders ;  A Book of Advice for Young People  A Book of  Advice for Young People
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Our Country's Founders ; A Book of Advice for Young People A Book of Advice for Young People

By Bennett, William J.

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1998. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780689821066 . First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover in white boards w black spine, in white jacket w color illus. Fine unmarked in Very Fine jacket in Clear protective cover. " The thoughts of America's founding fathers on how to lead a virtuous life include words on such subjects as piety, justice, patriotism, and civility by Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Patrick Henry, Noah Webster, and many others. " ; 9.29921258894 X 5.79921259251 X 1.49999999847 inches; 320 pp pages .

$10.00

Mullahs, Merchants, and Militants ;  The Economic Collapse of the Arab  World  The Economic Collapse of the Arab World
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Mullahs, Merchants, and Militants ; The Economic Collapse of the Arab World The Economic Collapse of the Arab World

By Glain, Stephen

Thomas Dunne Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2004. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780312329112 . First Edition/First Printing. F/F condition " A thousand years ago, a vast Arab empire stretched from the Asian steppe across the Mediterranean to Spain, pioneering new technologies, sciences, art and culture. Arab traders and Arab currencies dominated the global economy in ways Western multinationals and the dollar do today. " ; 9.20078739219 X 6.299212592 X 1.49999999847 inches; 368 pp pages .

$10.00

Nothing Like It In the World ;  The Men Who Built the Transcontinental  Railroad 1863-1869  The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad  1863-1869
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Nothing Like It In the World ; The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869 The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869

By Ambrose, Stephen E.

Simon & Schuster. Fine. 2001. Softcover. 9780743203173 . Mass Market Paperback in VG condition Remainder " The U.S. government pitted two companies—the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific Railroads—against each other in a race for funding, encouraging speed over caution. Locomotives, rails, and spikes were shipped from the East through Panama or around South America to the West or lugged across the country to the Plains. In Ambrose's hands, this enterprise, with its huge expenditure of brainpower, muscle, and sweat, comes vibrantly to life. " ; Remainder; 9.20 X 6.10 X 1 inches; 432 pp pages .

$5.00

The Story of Thomaston:  Its Origin and Development [Connecticut]  Its  Origin and Development
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The Story of Thomaston: Its Origin and Development [Connecticut] Its Origin and Development

By Gangloff, Rosa F.

Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author . Signed by author. Unknown publisher. viii, 374 pages : illustrations. Dust jacket has edge wear with small chips. Shelf worn. Inscription: "12-3-'75 To Mr. & Mrs. Treadwell Weeks, longtime citizens of Thomaston, my sincere appreciation for the interest in this project. Sincerely, Rosa F. Gangloff" A biography of the town from the early "Up River Territory," and Colonial times to the 20th century. An overview of the town with deeper attention given to namesake Seth Thomas, other significant citizens, the many historical buildings, companies and associations as well as it's name sake Seth Thomas and other significant people. .

$60.00

The High Kings
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The High Kings

By Chant, Joy

Bantam. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. 0553050451 . Illustrated by George Sharp. Light tone on the DJ spine along with minor edge wear. Small spot inside the back cover. A solid, attractive copy. The High Kings, took second place in the Locus Poll Award, won the 1984 World Fantasy Special Award for Professional Work. and was also a nominee of the Hugo Award for Best Non-Fiction Book.; 10.20 X 7.90 X 1 inches; 237 pages .

$30.00

The Barbarians  Warriors and Wars of the Dark Ages
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The Barbarians Warriors and Wars of the Dark Ages

By Newark, Tim

Blandford Pr. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1985. Hardcover. 9780713714623 . Hardcover in red boards in Fine unmarked condition in Fine jacket. " Describes the wars, weapons, and cultures of the Huns, Goths, Vandals, Franks, Moors, Magyars, Vikings, and Mongols, and examines their influence on European history." ; 9.70 X 7.40 X 0.90 inches; 160 pp pages .

$10.00

A History of the Ostrogoths
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A History of the Ostrogoths

By Burns, Thomas S.

Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. 0253328314 . Pristine book with very slight ding on the DJ edge. Xvii, 1-299 pp. Extensive Notes & Bliography. Index. This work "traces their initial contact with the Roman world in the third century through the dissolution of their kingdom in Italy in 554. It depicts early Ostrogothic society and studies the interactions between these barbarians and the Roman Empire - relations and exchanges which played an important role in the metamorphosis, rise, and fall of Ostrogothic society."; 9.20 X 6.40 X 1.30 inches; 320 pages .

$30.00

In Search of the Trojan War
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In Search of the Trojan War

By Wood, Michael

Facts on File. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1986. Second Printing. Hardcover. 0816013551 . Hardcover in yellow boards Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. " Surveys archaeological research to explore what scholars have discovered about the historical facts behind the legends of Homer, covering topics including the search for Troy and Agamemnon's Empire. " ; 9.80 X 7.30 X 0.90 inches; 272 pp pages .

$10.00

Warriors of Arthur
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Warriors of Arthur

By Matthews, John & Bob Stewart & R. J. Stewart & Richard Hook

Blandford Pr. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1988. Hardcover. 9780713719000 . Hardcover in Burgundy boards in Fine unmarked condition in Fine jacket. " Details the culture, weapons and places associated with King Arthur and compares his true sixth century origins to the romances and chronicles of the Middle Ages " ; 10 X 7.80 X 0.90 inches; 192 pp pages .

$10.00

The Usborne Book of Famous Lives  ; Famous Lives Series
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The Usborne Book of Famous Lives ; Famous Lives Series

By Dungworth, Richard & Philippa Wingate & Struan Reid & Felicity Everett & Patricia Fara

Edc Pub. Very Good. 1998. Softcover. 9780746030332 . Softcover a nice copy. " From nuclear physicists to sharp-shooters, from ice dancers to the Dalai Lama, this book looks at the people who have shaped history with their exploits, amazing discoveries or infamous deeds ' " ; Famous Lives Series; 9.80 X 7.80 X 0.70 inches; 240 pp pages .

$10.00

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