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The Gallic War and other writings of Julius Caesar

by Caesar, Julius

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Published
1957
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Very Good +
Edition
First edition thus
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New York: Modern Library, 1957. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good +/Very good. First Modern Library Edition. Translated and intro by Moses Hadas. Blue cloth boards with gold title on black on front and spine. Dust jacket has $1.65 price intact on flap. Book is clean and straight but has light rubbing top… Read more
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How War Came

by Swing, Raymond Gram

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Published
1939
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Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$17.00

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New York: Norton, 1939. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very good. Swing, a major radio news analyst, presemts a selection of his broadcasts of the events as they were happening from the spring of 1939 to Sept. 3rd when England and France declared war. Map endpapers. Red cloth boards are lightly rubbed on bottom edges. … Read more
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Confederate States Paper Money

by Slabaugh, Arlie R.

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Published
1961
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Fine
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$5.50

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Racine: Whitman, 1961. Soft Cover. Fine. Centennial edition, bound in brown leatherette paper wraps. 64 pages with many b/w illustrations. "A type catalog of the paper money issued by the Confederate states during the Civil War."
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War of the Rebellion Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Series I (1), Volume 14 (XIV). Secessionville; Charleston.

by Scott, Lieut Col Robert N

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Published
1985
Condition
As New
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780918678072
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$17.00

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Harrisburg, PA: Historical Times; National Historical Society, 1985. Reprint. Hardcover. As New. Originally published in 1885 by the Government Printing Office. Serial number 20 out of 128 total. Operations in the coasts of South Carolina, Georgia, and Middle and East Florida, April 12, 1862 -- June 11, 1863. 1119 pages, including index. Heavy… Read more
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To the Best of My Ability: The American Presidents

by McPherson, James M.; David Rubel: editors

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780789450739
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$13.00

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New York: Society of American Historians, DK Publ., 2000. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Biographies of presidents from Washington to Clinton written by various authors. 480 pages, index, photos and illustrations. Book is very fine, clean and straight, however it has a corner crease at bottom of one page.
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War of the Rebellion Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Series I (1), Volume 28. Parts I & II. 2 volumes.

by Scott, Lieut. Col. Robert N

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Published
1985
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As New
Edition
Reprint
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9780918678072
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$40.00

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Harrisburg, PA: Historical Times; National Historical Society, 1985. Reprint. Hardcover. As New. Two volumes. Serial nos. 46 & 47 on spine. Originally published in 1890 by the Government Printing Office. These volumes deal with the coasts of South Carolina (Fort Wagner and Fort Sumter), Georgia, and middle & east florida; Jun 12-Dec. 31, 1863. … Read more
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New York: Arno Press, 1978. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. This edition is a reprint of the 1894 Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Includes over 800 illustrations and maps, chronology, and index. Large heavy book, 12 x 9-1/2". Clean, straight and unmarked. Mylar cover on dust jacket.
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$19.00
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Harrisburg, PA: Historical Times; National Historical Society, 1985. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine. Originally published in 1885 by the Government Printing Office. Serial numbers on spine 65 & 66. Covers Reports and Correspondence. Operations in the Southern Coast, Jan 1 to Nov. 13, 1864, Charleston Harbor, etc., Olustee, Fl. Sturdy black buckram binding, with very slight rub… Read more
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$35.00
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Chronicle of Aviation

by Mercer, Derek. (Editor)

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Published
1992
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Fine
ISBN
9781872031309
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$25.00

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Liberty, MO, & London: JL International Publishing & Chronicle, 1992. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 984 page history. Index, numerous illustrations. Blue cloth boards. Dust jacket has US, UK, and Canadian prices on back. Very heavy book not available for shipping outside the U.S. Priority mail will require extra postage charge.
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Rights of Man

by Paine, Thomas

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Published
1961
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited edition
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$85.00

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Lunenburg: Limited Editions Club, 1961. Limited edition. hardcover. Fine. Introduction by Howard Fast. Illustrations by Lynd Ward consist of 18 full-page 2-color lithographs & 18 text drawings. Bound in red buckram with marbled paper sides. Copy number 752 of 1500, signed by Lynd Ward. LEC letter and description sheet are laid in. Tiny… Read more
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Encyclopaedia of Ireland

by Meally, Victor, principal editor

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Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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$17.00

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Dublin: Allen Figgis, 1971. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/Very good. 1971 printing of 1968 book. 463 pages, index, b/w photos and other illustrations. Heavy book. Blue boards have rubbing on bottom edges. Crease on front free endpaper. Dust jacket is price clipped and has edgewear, 1/4 inch tears, and couple of tiny chips. … Read more
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Ft. Lauderdale: Bienes Center, 1998. Soft Cover. New. 87 page exhibition catalog. Includes errata slip for page 60.
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The Bronx in the Innocent Years, 1890-1925

by Ultan, Lloyd & Gary Hermalyn

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Published
1985
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780060154196
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$25.00

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New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Fine. Written in collaboration with the Bronx County Historical Society. Foreword by Mayor Edward Koch. 164 pages, numerous photos. 8-1/2 x 11". Brown linen boards. Long crease on rear free endpaper. Unclipped dust jacket. Clean, straight, unmarked. Mylar dust jacket… Read more
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When Brooklyn Was the World, 1920-1957

by Willensky, Elliot

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Published
1986
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780517558584
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$25.00

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New York: Harmony Books, 1986. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Fifth printing. 239 pages, index, numerous photos.
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New York: Miller, Orton, 1858. Hardcover. Very Good. Copyright 1857, date on title page is 1858. 517 pages plus ads. Embossed brown cloth boards with gilt illustration and titles on spine. Some pages have turned down corners which are foxed along the crease. Also foxing on frontis portrait of E.K. Kane & facing illustration and… Read more
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Arctic Passage: The turbulent history of the land and people of the Bering Sea, 1697-1975

by Hunt, Willaim R.

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Published
1975
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780684144665
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$9.50

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New York: Scribner, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 395 pages, index, photos. Green/aqua cloth boards with silver titles on spine. Dust jacket has price on flap and has protective mylar cover.
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People of the First Man - DUST JACKET ONLY

by Bodmer, Karl (illustrator), Thomas & Ronnefeldt,

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Dutton. Dust jacket only. Very good. DUST JACKET ONLY. This jacket for the large 10X12" book is price clipped and has a1/4" tear and 1/4" chip at top edges and some small creases at the bottom and the spine. Otherwise nice and bright.
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Campfire and Battlefield: the Classic Illustrated History of the Civil War

by Johnson, Rossiter

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Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780517269251
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$30.00

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New York: Fairfax Press, 1978. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Reprint of 1894 edition. 551 pages, index, illustrations. 9x12 inches.
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Who Was Who In The Civil War

by Sifakis, Stewart

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Published
1988
Condition
Near fine
Edition
Book-of-the-Month Club
ISBN
9780816010554
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$17.50

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New York: Facts On File, 1988. Book-of-the-Month Club. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. Large size, 766-page biographical reference to over 2500 Union and Confederate principals in the Civil War. Many photos and illustrations. Red boards have small nicks on bottom edges, otherwise the book is fine. Dust jacket has a 1/4 inch tear on flap, otherwise… Read more
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India Under Curzon & After

by Fraser, Lovat

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Published
1911
Condition
Fair
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$15.00

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London: Heinemann, 1911. Hardcover. Fair. No additional printings noted. Apparent 1st edition. Interior is clean and straight and includes fine colored map at rear and a darkened tissue at all four illustrations. Bound in 3/4 leather and green cloth. Raised bands. Gold titles & date 1911 at bottom of spine. Top edges gilt. … Read more
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