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London: William Bent, 1787. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. Octavo. 384 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in quarter tan calf, with marbled paper covered boards. The binding is rubbed, and the boards show some normal scuffs. Raised bands on the spine. A little chipping at the headcap. Prior owner's signature "T.… Read more
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Will & Ariel Durant: A Dual Autobiography. [SIGNED]

by Durant, Will; Durant, Ariel

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Published
1977
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780671229252
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$25.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1977. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Octavo. 420 pages, indexed. Hardcover in a tan dust jacket, which is not price-clipped. The jacket has edge-wear with a tear at the right side of the headcap and with another tear at the top corner of the jacket's front panel. Authors have SIGNED… Read more
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The Story of Civilization, Part XI: The Age of Napoleon: A History of European Civilization from 1789 to 1815. (SIGNED)

by Will Durant; Ariel Durant

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Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780671219888
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$250.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1975. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo. 872 pages, indexed. SIGNED on the page facing the title page by Will Durant and Ariel. Hardcover in the white dust jacket, which is not price-clipped. Light wear to the jacket,… Read more
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image of Le Plutarque de la Jeunesse, Ou Abrege des Vies des Plus Grands Hommes de Toutes les Nations, Depuis les Temps les plus Recules Jus qu'a nos jours;Au nombre de plus de 200, et ornees de leurs Portraits.  Ouvrage Elementaire, Propre a elever l'ame des jeunes gens, et a leur inspirer les vertus utiles a la societe; Tome Quatrieme  (Volume 4 Only)

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Paris: Chez Le Prieur, 1803. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 12mo. 448 pages. A small book measuring 6 3/4 inches tall by 4 1/8 inches wide. Hardcover in full brown mottled calf leather with gilt tooling on the spine. Dual black leather labels also on the spine. the… Read more
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$40.00
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I Walked with Heroes, The Autobiography of General Carlos P. Romulo: Teacher, Soldier, Journalist, Pulitzer Prize Winner, Diplomat

by Romulo, Carlos P.

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Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1961. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo. 342 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a black and orange dust jacket, now in mylar. Jacket is not clipped. Light to moderate wear to the jacket, which has some foxing on… Read more
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image of The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure Containing News, Letters, Debates, Poetry, Music, Biography, History, Geography, Voyages, Criticism, Translations, Philosophy, Mathematics, Husbandry, Gardening, Cooking, Chemistry, Mechanics, Trade, Navigation, Architecture and other Arts and Sciences ...  Vol. LXXVIII (1786).  [With 14 of 15 Copperplate Engravings]

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London: William Bent, 1786. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. Octavo. 384 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in quarter tan calf, with marbled paper covered boards. The binding is rubbed, and the boards show some normal scuffs. Raised bands on the spine. Prior owner's signature "T. Smith / 1788" on the front… Read more
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$275.00
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Cleopatra

by Lindsay, Jack

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Published
1971
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780094570009
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Lonndon: Constable, 1971. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo. 560 pages, indexed. Grey hardcover with a clear plastic cover. The front flyleaf has an embossed blind stamp of a former owner. A sound copy with clean text.
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Heroes of Modern Adventure

by Bridges, T. C.; [and] H. Hessell Tiltman

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Published
1931
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Good
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$10.00

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London, Bombay, and Sydney: George G. Harrap & Comapny, Ltd., 1931. Hardcover. Good. 8vo. 277 pages. Hardcover bound in blue cloth with spine titles in gilt. Moderate rubbing and wear to the binding. The spine is tanned. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. Outside edges of the text block are foxed,… Read more
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History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic

by Prescott, William H.; Edited by John Foster Kirk

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Published
1892
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Very Good
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London: George Routledge and Sons, Limited, 1892. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 684 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in blue cloth with spine titles in gilt. Moderate rubbing and wear to the binding. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. Endpapers toned and foxed. Early owner's 1895 inscription on the front flyleaf. The… Read more
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The Farington Diary. Volume I: July 13, 1793 to August 24, 1802

by Farington, Joseph; Edited by James Greig

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Published
1923
Condition
Good
Edition
Third Edition
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New York: George H. Doran Company, 1923. Third Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo. 398 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in black cloth with a white paper title label (now toned) on the spine. The binding is worn and the gutter between the frontis and the title page is starting. The text block is sound… Read more
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Liberalism in Mexico 1857-1929

by Callcott, Wilfrid Hardy

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Published
1965
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Good
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Hamden, Connecticut: Archon Books, 1965. Hardcover. Good. 8vo. 410 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in tan cloth. The binding shows some wear and soiling from handling. Foxing to the endpapers; prior owner's signature on the front flyleaf. Outside edges of the text block are foxed and a little soiled. The text has some… Read more
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Warfare in the Ancient World

by Hackett, John Winthrop

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Published
1990
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Very Good
ISBN
9780816024599
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New York. Oxford and Sydney: Checkmark Books, 1990. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Peter Connolly. 4to. 256 pages. Hardcover with a blue dust jacket. Light wear to the jacket. The binding is sound and the text is clean. Illustrated throughout.
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Roman Warfare (Cassell's History of Warfare)

by Goldsworthy, Adrian; John Keegan, General Editor

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Published
2000
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780304352654
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London: Cassell PLC, 2000. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. 4to. 224 pages. Hardcover with a mauve and grey dust jacket. Light wear to the jacket. The binding is a little slanted, but a sound copy. The text shows some occasional underlining. Illustrated throughout.
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Art of the Ancient Near East, a Resource for Educators

by Benzel, Kim; Graff, Sarah; Rakic, Yelena; Watts, Edith W.

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Published
2010
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780300167085
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New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2010. Soft cover. Very Good. 4to. 134 pages. Bound in stiff dark blue or green and grey pictorial wrappers and housed in a brown pictorial stiff paper box. The box shows moderate wear and has a little bending or creasing from having other items stored atop it. The… Read more
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The Genesis of Science: The Story of Greek Imagination

by Bertman, Stephen

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Published
2010
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9781616142179
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Amherst, New York: Prometheus, 2010. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. 293 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a white pictorial dust jacket. A fresh, clean copy.
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The Glory of Egypt, The Pyramids

by Heyden, A. Van Der

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Published
1982
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Very Good
Edition
Fifth Printing
ISBN
9780385072632
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Lausanne and Cairo: Al Ahram / Elsevier, 1982. Fifth Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to. 72 pages. Hardcover with a brown pictorial dust jacket. Light rubbing and wear to the jacket. A sound copy and clean within. Illustrated throughout.
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1894. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mos. Variously paginated. Hardcovers bound in full pale green cloth. Light wear to the bindings. The first volume has a pale rubbed spot on the front hinge. Otherwise the books appear to have been seldom if ever used. There is some foxing to… Read more
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$30.00
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Madame Therese Or, the Volunteers of '92. (National Novels)

by Erckmann-Chatrian, MM.

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Published
1900
Condition
Fair
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. Hardcover. Fair. 12mo. 289 pages. A small book measuring 7 3/8 inches tall by just over 5 inches wide. Hardcover bound in blue cloth. Moderate rubbing and wear to the binding. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. The binding is slightly cocked but is sturdy.… Read more
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The Destroyer of the Second Republic; Being Napoleon the Little

by Hugo, Victor

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Published
1870
Condition
Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$15.00

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New York: Sheldon & Company, 1870. First American Edition . Hardcover. Good. 12mo. 308 pages. Hardcover bound in plum cloth with spine titles in gilt. Moderate rubbing and wear to the binding. The corners are a little bumped. The inner hinges are secure, but a couple of gatherings in the center of the… Read more
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C. Sallustii Crispi Opera Omnia, Quae Extant, Interpretatione et Notis

by Sallust; C. Sallustii Crispi; (Gaius Sallustius Crispus)

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Published
1821
Condition
Good
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Philadelphia: Benjamin Warner, 1821. Hardcover. Good. Octavo. 261 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in full tan leather. The binding is rubbed and scuffed. Hinges are secure.. Title on red label pastedown on spine. Numbered label at foot of spine. Inner hinges secure. The name "Edward Cushman" has been written on the front flyleaf. The… Read more
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