Catalog 65 - History from Joseph Valles - Books

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image of The Story of the Irish Race : A Popular History of Ireland. [Tuatha De Danann; Milesians; Ireland Of the Ancients; Conor Macnessa; Cuchullain; TConn Of Hundred Battles; Cormac Macart; Tara; Faris; Fionn & Fian; Break Of Ulster; Niall Of Nine Hostages; Irish Invasions Of Britain; Pagan Ireland; Irish Christianity Before St. Patrick; Brehon Laws; St. Bridget; Women In Ancient Ireland; Colm Cille; Poets; Irish Kingdom Of Scotland; Saints; Learning In Ancient Ireland; Irish Missionaries Abroad; Irish Scholars Abroad; Vikings In Ireland; Hospitability; Tribe; Manner Of Living In Ancient Ireland; Structural Antiquities; Arts; English Invasion; Norman & Gael; Trade In Medieval Ireland; Learning; Geraldines; Henry VIII's Policies; Shane Proud, etc]

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Old Greenwich, CT : Devin-Adair Company, 1945., 1945. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Rev. ed., 737 pp., 24 cm. ; green and grey cloth with Celtic design, in pictorial dustjacket ; Contents : Early colonisations -- The tuatha de danann -- The milesians -- Some notable milesian royalties -- Ireland in the lore of the ancients -- Conor MacNessa -- Cuchullain… Read more
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image of The Kingdom of Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. [The nations of to-day, a new history of the world]

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Boston and New York : Houghton Mifflin Company, [1923], 1923. Good. xviii, 263 pp. ; illustrated with maps ; red cloth ; no dustjacket ; ex-lib, stamos, label, date due, pocket ; OCLC 2081295 ; fold out color map ; Contents: The revolt of the Belgian provinces -- The conference of London -- The constitution -- Progress --… Read more
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$27.00
image of New Jersey : America's main road

New Jersey : America's main road

by Cunningham, John T.; maps, Homer Hill

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Published
1966
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Good
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$19.00

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Garden City, New York : Doubleday & Comapny, 1966., 1966. Good. xx, 326 ; illustrated ; beige and blue cloth, no dustjacket ; ex-lib, stamps, label, date due, pocket ; Contents: Geology molder of destiny -- Before the white sails showed -- New Amsterdam and New Sweden -- The time of two Jerseys -- Power of the purse… Read more
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image of The wonderful writing machine. [Girl in the office -- The wonderful writing machine -- Burt's necessity -- By Jingo! It prints -- The 1881 Revolution -- Inventors are never satisfied -- Salesmen and thieves -- Race against time -- No longer funny -- Portables by parachute -- Adjuster at work -- Quality counts]

The wonderful writing machine. [Girl in the office -- The wonderful writing machine -- Burt's necessity -- By Jingo! It prints -- The 1881 Revolution -- Inventors are never satisfied -- Salesmen and thieves -- Race against time -- No longer funny -- Portables by parachute -- Adjuster at work -- Quality counts]

by Bliven, Bruce, 1916-2002. [Fortune P Ryan, Carl McKelvy, Gordon G Ackland, C B Cook, Julius Schillinger, Stella Willins, John Forshay, H C Draper, Wayne K Boulton, Russell Risbey, Xavier N Benziger, E J Cichowitz, Thomas Kayser, Allan S Cook, Gilbert F Be

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Published
1954
Condition
Good
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$40.00

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New York, Random House, 1954., 1954. Good. [1st ed.], 1st printing ; 236 p. illus. 24 cm ; LCCN: 54-5955 ; LC: Z49A1; Dewey: 652.309 ; OCLC: 343148 ; decorative green cloth ; no dustjacket ; ex-lib, stamps, labels, date due, pocket, reinforced binding ; "the sturdy old typewriter, and this biography of a machine might just catch… Read more
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image of The Pastor's Story, and Other Pieces; or, Prose and Poetry. [Temperance Address; Tallassee Falls; Farewell to Alabama; To the Memory of Capt. John H. Rowan; Elegy on the Death of a Young Lady; The Power of Triffles; etc]

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Memphis, Tennessee : Published for the Author by Goodwin & Co., 1871, ©1860., 1871. Good. 7th edition ; vi, 266 pp. ; 20 cm. ; LC: PS1734.G8 ; grape colored, textured cloth with gold decorations and lettering ; ; poetry interspersed with short prose ; by the author of Life in Dixie During the War ; spine… Read more
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image of The story of the world's literature.

The story of the world's literature.

by Macy, John Albert, 1877-1932. ; illustrations, Ruotolo, Onorio, 1888-1966.

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Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
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$44.00

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New York : Liveright, 1936., 1936. Very Good. xix, [6], 613 pp., [15] leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm. ; LC: PN451; Dewey: 809 ; OCLC: 9406336 ; black cloth with gold lettering and designs ; no dustjacket ; illustrations by sculptor Onorio Ruotolo, a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Naples, Italy,… Read more
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image of The angel of the assassination : Marie-Charlotte de Corday d'Armont, Jean-Paul Marat, Jean-Adam Lux; a study of three disciples of Jean-Jacque Rousseau.

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London ; Toronto : W. Heinemann, 1935., 1935. Poor. xii, 336 p. front., pl., ports. 22 cm. ; LCCN: 35-10719 ; OCLC: 1003026 ; LC: DC146.C8; Dewey: 920.7 ; "This seems a far cry from horror stories, particularly as it reveals the author in the role of sound scholar and thoughtful biographer. His subject is Charlotte de Corday;… Read more
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image of Modern and contemporary Latin America. [Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, APRA]

Modern and contemporary Latin America. [Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, APRA]

by Bernstein, Harry, 1909-1993.

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Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
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$47.00

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New York : Russell & Russell, 1965, ©1952., 1965. Very Good. x, 717 p. illus., maps, ports. 23 cm. ; LCCN: 65-18142 ; LC: F1410; Dewey: 980 ; OCLC: 484370 ; green cloth with gold lettering ; no dustjacket ; small mark on front cover and spine ; "modern in the sense of this book means the twilight… Read more
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image of The Persians.

The Persians.

by Ross, E. Denison Sir, (Edward Denison), 1871-1940.

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Published
1931
Condition
Good
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$39.00

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Oxford : Clarendon Press, MCMXXXI (1931), 1931. Good. 142 pp. 1 leaf., plates. frontispiece, folded map. 19 cm. ; LCCN: 31-26872 ; LC: DS258; Dewey: 915.5 ; OCLC: 423891 ; brown cloth with gold lettering ; no dustjacket ; ex-lib, stamps, pocket, date due, label ; bookplate of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace ; "The task I… Read more
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image of A history of the Ostro-Goths. [Rome and the northern Barbarians -- The presettlement phase -- Bondage and struggle -- Theodoric's kingdom surveyed -- The metamorphosis of Ostrogothic society -- Religion -- Leadership and government -- Warriors and the military system -- The end of the Ostrogothic kingdom]

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Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1984., 1984. Very Good. xvii, 299 pp. : illustrated. ; 24 cm. ; ISBN: 0253328314; 9780253328311 LCCN: 83-49286 ; LC: D137; Dewey: 909.07 ; OCLC: 10532250 ; blue cloth with gold lettering, in pictorial dustjacket ; Contents: Rome and the northern Barbarians -- The pre-settlement phase -- Bondage and struggle -- Theodoric's kingdom… Read more
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image of The Wars of the Roses : peace and conflict in fifteenth-century England.

The Wars of the Roses : peace and conflict in fifteenth-century England.

by Gillingham, John.

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Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
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$27.50

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Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 1981., 1981. Very Good. xv, 274 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. ; ISBN: 0807110051; 9780807110058 LCCN: 81-83851 ; LC: DA250; Dewey: 942.04 ; OCLC: 8289637 ; red cloth in gold lettering, color illustrated dustjacket ; "The author shatters the myth of perpetual bloody conflict and shows… Read more
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image of The rise and fall of Anne Boleyn : family politics at the court of Henry VIII.

The rise and fall of Anne Boleyn : family politics at the court of Henry VIII.

by Warnicke, Retha M. [design, Peter Miller; art, Hans Maler, Hans Holbein the Younger, Joos van Cleve, Hans Eworth, Gerhard Flicke]

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine
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$40.00

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New York : Cambridge University Press, 1989., 1989. Fine. xi, 326 p., [25] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm. ; ISBN: 0521370000; 9780521370004 LCCN: 88-37708 ; LC: DA333.B6; Dewey: 942.05/2/0924 ; OCLC: 18948711 ; "Madame Anne is not one of the handsomest women in the world; she is of middling stature, swarthy complexion, long neck, wide… Read more
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image of An age of ambition : English society in the late Middle Ages. [The Myth of Decline; Identity of England; basis of Change, Economy; Class; Marriage_Sex; Household_Family; Attitudes Toward Authority; Apparatus of Religion; Flight from Intellect]

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New York : Viking Press, [London : Printed by the Curwen Press ; Malta : Photoset by St. Paul's Press Ltd], 1970., 1970. Very Good. 192 pp. ; illustrated, color plates. ; 22 cm. ; LCCN: 77-91318 ; LC: DA185; Dewey: 914.2/03/4 ; OCLC: 58069 ; A Studio Book ; red cloth with gold lettering ; no… Read more
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image of Vienna's golden autumn, 1866-1938. [Rewards of Defeat; Private Faces, Public Places; Rise of Bourgeoisie; Idyll Pageantry_Great Outdoors; Ornament_Austerity; World in a Dewdeop; Not Life but Apparition; Thinkers_Dreamers; Holiest of Arts]

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New York : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1987., 1987. Very Good. 1st edition, 1st printing ; 247 pp., [8] pp. of plates : illustrated, some in color, portraits ; 24 cm. ; ISBN: 1555841368; 9781555841362 ; LCCN: 87-2190 ; LC: DB851; Dewey: 943.6/1304 ; OCLC: 15224295 ; brown cloth with gold lettering ; no dustjacket ; ex-lib, stamps, date… Read more
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image of Josephine_Napoleon. [Seven in the morning; Married to a bachelor; Do you love him?; Men bore me; Scandal International; Caesar's wife; Love rouge_tears; A heavy crown; The sacrifice; Peace_politics]

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New York, Mason/Charter, 1974, ©1973., 1974. Good. 196 p. illus. 25 cm. ; ISBN: 0884050912; 9780884050919 LCCN: 74-14700 ; LC: DC216.1; Dewey: 944.05/092/4 ; OCLC: 1008141 ; red cloth with gold lettering, in color pictorial dustjacket ; small tear to top of dustjacket ; some spots on pages 179-182 ; slight knock ; G/G
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image of Up 'til now : A Memoir [Up to now] [Political Initiation and the Rayburn Years; Senatorial Politics 1957-1967; A View of Two Decades (1948-1968) through Presidental Politics; Entropic Politics]

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San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987., 1987. Very Good. 1st edition, 1st printing ; xi, 273 pp. ; 22 cm. ; ISBN: 0151931704; 9780151931705 LCCN: 86-14313 ; LC: JK2316; Dewey: 324.2736 ; OCLC: 13762215 ; grey and black cloth with silver lettering, in white red and black dustjacket ; tiny crease to inside front flap on… Read more
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image of Englishmen, Frenchmen, Spaniards : [an Essay in Comparative Psychology] [Action; Thought; Passion; Structure of the Community; Leadership; Political Structure; Historical Development; Language; Art_Letters; Love, Patriotism, Religion]

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New York : Hill and Wang, 1969., 1969. Good. 2nd ed. ; xvii, 251 pp. ; 22 cm. ; ISBN: 0809042630; 9780809042630 LCCN: 69-16831 ; LC: BF731; Dewey: 155.8/094 ; OCLC: 12617 ; In the essay, the engineer, Oxford Professor of Spanish Literature and former Ambassador to the United States from Spain, Salvador de Madariaga, then… Read more
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$42.00
image of Los Tucsonenses : the Mexican community in Tucson, 1854-1941.[Sonoran Tucson; Anglos Arrive; Peacock in the Parlor: Frontier Tucson's Mexican Elite; Del Rancho : Rural Exodus; Al Barrio : Urban Experience; Colonia Hispano-Americana;World War II]

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Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 1986., 1986. Fine. xiv, 327 pp ; ISBN: 0816512981 (PBK); 9780816512980 (PBK) ; OCLC: 59811605 ; "Originally a presidio on the frontier of New Spain, Tucson was a Mexican community before the arrival of Anglo settlers. Unlike most cities in California and Texas, Tucson was not initially overwhelmed by Anglo immigrants, so… Read more
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image of Quest : searching for Germany's Nazi past : a young man's story.

Quest : searching for Germany's Nazi past : a young man's story.

by Melchior, Ib Jørgen, 1917- ; Brandenburg, Frank, 1963- [subject: Bormann, Martin, 1900-1945. ; Eugene K Bird]

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Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
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$32.00

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Novato, CA : Presidio, 1999., 1999. Very Good. xii, 330 p., [23] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm. ; ISBN: 0891413979 :; 9780891413974 LCCN: 90-7814 ; LC: DD256.5; Dewey: 943.086 ; OCLC: 22183796 ; black cloth with gold lettering ; no dustjacket ; ex-lib, stamps, pocket ; label ; ...[A] true and fascinating account… Read more
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image of Los Tucsonenses : the Mexican community in Tucson, 1854-1941. [Sonoran Tucson; Anglos Arrive; Peacock in the Parlor: Frontier Tucson's Mexican Elite; Del Rancho : Rural Exodus; Al Barrio : Urban Experience; Colonia Hispano-Americana;World War II]

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Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 1986., 1986. Very Good. xiv, 327 pp ; ISBN: 0816508763; 9780816508761 ; OCLC: 59811605 ; "Originally a presidio on the frontier of New Spain, Tucson was a Mexican community before the arrival of Anglo settlers. Unlike most cities in California and Texas, Tucson was not initially overwhelmed by Anglo immigrants, so that… Read more
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