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Dissolution of the Monasteries

By Woodward, G.W.O.

Walker & Company, 1967. 186 pages, index, black-and-white photos, black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Light scuff to boards, text free of marks, name stamped on front & rear endpaper, notation on first page, few specks on bottom edge (not remainder mark). In April 1536, the 27th year of the reign of King Henry VIII, there were more than 800 monasteries, nunneries and friaries. By 1540 there were none. This four year period is called the Dissolution of Monasteries. Contents include: Monasteries as Property Owners; The Cloister and the Community; Quality of Religious Life; Dissolution by Statute; Suppression Commissioners at Work; Pilgrimage of Grace; Suppression by Surrender; Realisation of the Properties; Fate of the Religious; The Consequences.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Used.


Subway and the City : Celebrating a Century (New York)
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Subway and the City : Celebrating a Century (New York)

By Fischler, Stan

Frank Merriwell Inc., 2004. 547 pages, index, 375 duo-tone photos, endpapers are color maps, brown cloth boards with gilt lettering. Book is clean inside & out, two corners bumped, few pages have faint dampness ripple (no stain, no smell). Dustjacket is bright & clean, slight edgewear. Book traces the Big Apple's development as tunnels spread from Manhattan's original IRT line, running from City Hall to Washington Heights, into Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Used.


Eccentrics, Heroes, and Cutthroats of Old Berkeley
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Eccentrics, Heroes, and Cutthroats of Old Berkeley

By Schwartz, Richard

RSB Books, 2007. 244 pages, index, bibliography, black-and-white photos. Book is clean inside & out, very light corner wear. Contents include: Martin Murrey Dunn and Dave the Fire Horse; The Hangman's Tree; Samuel Hopkins Willey and the First University Waterworks; Pat Curran's Ranch, Wildcat Canyon; Tragic Saga of Squatter Zelotus Reed; John Boyd; Emperor Norton in Berkeley; Richard Parks Thomas and the Standard Soap Works; Boswell , the Man Behind the Mysterious Boswell Ranch; Wagner Ranch Road; Boundary Dispute, Wildcat Canyon; Mary Thompson - Berkeley's Notorious Working Widow; Bill "Hot Dog" Henderson; Peterson and the Berkeley Lawn Mower Invention; Indian Girl was Homesick; Prof. Joseph Voyle's Buried Ancient City Under UC Berkeley.. Oversized Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.


England and Europe 1485-1603 (Seminar Studies In History)

By Doran, Susan

Longman, 1986. 117 pages, index, glossary, bibliography, two maps. This edition has duo-color cover, not multicolors. Name written on first page, text free of marks, covers are clean, light edge & corner wear. Contents include: Overseas Trade; Military Resources; The Making of Foreign Policy; Henry VII; Henry VIII; Mid-Tudor England, 1504-63; Elizabeth I, 1564-1603; Assessment; Documents.. Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.


Characters From the Great Plains (and a Few Lesser Places) : The Funny Ha Ha; The Funny Peculiar; The Funny Bizarre

By Graham, Jr., James R; Jim Graham

Self Published, 1999. 92 pages. Text free of marks, some scuff to covers, some edge & corner wear, rear covers has two small spots. Characters from four places - rural Trego and Russell counties in Kansas and two small towns in southeast Kansas.. Soft Cover. Good. Used.


Study of History Volume V, 5 : The Disintegrations of Civilizations

By Toynbee, Arnold

Oxford Univ Pr, 1939. 712 pages, green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Light scuff & few faint specks to boards, slightly bumped corners, text clean. Contents include: Movement of Schism-and-Palingenesia; Schism in the Body Social; Dominant Minorities; Internal Proletariats; Hellenic Prototype; External Proletariats; A Hellenic Instance; Minoan, Syriac, Sumeric, Egyptiac, Sinic, Indic External Proletariat; Hindu External Proletariat; Alien and Indigenous Inspirations; Schism in the Soul; Receptivity of Empire-Builders; Vulgarization of Dominant Minority; Barbarization of the Dominant Minority.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Used.


The "30's : A Time To Remember (Thirties)

By Congdon, Don (editor) Steinbeck; Wecter; Ford; Adamic; Bernstein; Heinz; Gallico; Toland; Sevareid; Cowley; Schlesinger, Jr.; Manchester; Riddell; Toler; Cueno; Hynd; Peet; Turkus; McFee; Moulton; Bliven; Asch; Ferguson; Knight; Beaton; Childs; Mencken;

Simon & Schuster, 1962. 625 pages. Text unmarked, gift note written on first page, date on last page. Dustjacket in Brodart, light scuff, rub. Frederick Lewis Allen writes on the repeal of Prohibition, Arthur Schlesinger on the first inauguration of the President; We see the Lindbergh kidnaping, the Morrow Castle wreck, the building of Boulder Dam & Follow careers as different as Dillinger's and La Guardia's. . First Printing Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good +. Used.


Landmark Thucydides : A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War
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Landmark Thucydides : A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War

By Thucydides; Strassler, Robert B. (editor)

Free Press, 1998. 713 pages, Revised Edition of the Richard Crawley Translation with Maps, Annotations, Appendices and Encyclopedic Index. Covers are bright & clean, light edge & corner wear, spine split (all pages firmly attached), pencil margin notes or underlining on approx. 20 pages.. Oversized Soft Cover. Good. Used.


Narrow Gauge Steam : Its Origins and World-wide Development
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Narrow Gauge Steam : Its Origins and World-wide Development

By Ransom, P.J.G.

Haynes Pubns, 1996. 192 pages, index, black-and-white photos. Scuff & wear to bottom edge of boards, two corners with splits in cloth, text is clean. Dustjacket is bright & clean but has edge wear & small tears. The story of how steam locomotives were first developed for narrow gauge railways and how their design progressed. Contents include: Tyler's Paper; Small Locomotives & Double Engines; British Influence Overseas; Locomotives for the Narrow Gauge in North Wales; British Isles; Features of the Narrow Gauge; Opening Dates of Notable Narrow Gauge Railways; etc.. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Used.


History of Placer County, California with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers

By Thompson & West; Angel, Myron

Thompson & West 416 pages, black-and-white illustrations, fold out page illustrations. Boards are clean, text is clean, gift note written on first page, small stain on bottom edge of pages. Contents include: Big Canon of the Colorado; Missions of St. Francis; Downfall of the Old Missions; San Joaquin Valley; Biographic Sketch of General Sutter; History of the Donner Party; Mining History; Political History; Financial History; . Facsimile Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Used.


Texas Out Back (Outhouses - Outback)

By Hale, Leon; DeYoung, Harry Anthony (sketches)

Madrona Press, 1973. 65 pages, black-and-white illustrations of 21 outhouses in Texas (mostly around Boerne, TX). Book is clean inside & out but for gift note written & sticker on half title page, boards have light wear at edges & corners. A look at Texas "Out Backs" otherwise known as outhouses or privys. The observations & recollections are by Hale with sketches by DeYoung. Recalling a bit of vanishing America.. First Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Used.


Ravens : The Men Who Flew in America's Secret War in Laos

By Robbins, Christopher

Crown Pub., 1987. 420 pages, index, glossary, endpapers are maps, untrimmed edges. Book is clean inside & out. Dustjacket is bright & clean, some scuff, small tears. Contents include: Myth; Across the Fence; The Secret City; Sacred Mountain; The Big Picture; Air Power; About-Face; The War Turns; Long Tieng Besieged; Valentine; Wasteland; Down South; Attrition; Peace; After the War; Reunion. . Book Club Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Used.


Sacred Life : Coins of the Natural World

By Gray, Martin

Magic Planet Productions, 2012. 88 pages, black-and-white illustrations. Text unmarked, bright clean covers, tiny nick in bottom of front cover, name/date written on title page (maybe author's), front cover has slight curl. Contents include pictures of coins: Animals Plants, Birds; Quatics; Reptiles; Insects. Also The History of Coins; Raw Materials of Coins; Coin Manufacturing Process.. Oversized Soft Cover. Good. Used.


Ancient Record of the English Alphabet

Ancient Records Publishers, 1927. 24 pages, staple bound, black-and-white illustrations. Book is clean inside & out but for small ink mark on front cover, age discoloring to covers, small closed on side edge of rear cover. Contents include: Star of Bethlehem in Which is Given the Law of the Christ; Divine Symbols; Diagram of Divine Symbols; Tools of a Master Builder; Journey of Spirit-Man from Sense to Soul as Portrayed by the English Alphabet. . Pamphlet. Good. Used.


Highgate Cemetery : Victorian Valhalla

By Barker, Francis; Gay, John

John Murray Publishers Ltd, 1984. 112 pages, black-and-white photos. Covers are bright & clean, text unmarked, some corner wear, dampness ripple at bottom of some pages (no stains, no smell), deep dent in bottom edge of rear cover. Contents include: The Cemetery; Companions in Death; Cemetery in Photographs; List of Photographs; Plan of the Cemetery. Oversized Soft Cover. Good. Used.


Newspapers as Tools for Historians

By Taft, William H.

Lucas Bros, 1970. 138 pages, bibliography. Front cover has large check mark, name written on title page, text unmarked, light corner wear. Contents include: Understanding the Newspapers; Responsibilities of the Press & Historians; Historians Look at the Press with an Eye on the Future; Washington Press & Historians; Merger of the Historian and the Journalist; Responsibility of Press in Political Campaigns; Credibility Gap - A Warning to All; Cooperation with Caution. . Oversized Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.


Indiana : A Guide To the Hoosier State (American Guide Series

By Carmody, John M. And Workers

Oxford Univ Pr, 1945. 548 pages, index, front endpapers are map, map in pocket of rear board, bibliography, chronology. Pages are unmarked, both boards have some light discoloring in several areas. Dustjacket in Brodart, bright & clean but for few ink smudges on rear, small tears. Second printing with corrections. Contents include: Indiana's Background; Principal Cities; Tours; etc.. Hard Cover. Good +/Good. Used.


History of the Colorado Springs Schools District 11

By Seibel, Harriet

Century One Press, 1975. 104 pages, bibliography, black-and-white photos. Book is clean inside & out but has sun fade to edges of covers & spine. Contents include: Colorado City Schools in District I; The First Colorado City School; County Courthouse School; Bancroft School; First Midland School; Kenmuir School; First Whittier School; First Longfellow School; Arensdale School; The Stone School; Garfield Annex School; Lincoln Annex School; New England Kitchen School; Liller School; Huerfano School; etc.. Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.


Corner Grocery Store

By Otten, Catherine

T/D Publications, 1975. 150 pages, black-and-white photos, inscription by author on first page. Book is in very condition but has plastic wrap around covers (causing tape residue/stain on front & back page). book is both a remembrance of and a tribute to all the neighborhood grocery stores and their helpful storekeepers, who withstood the ravages of time and progress. . Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.


Stellite : A History of The Haynes Stellite Company 1912-1972

By Gray, Ralph D.

Cabot Corp., 1974. 112 pages, staple bound. Book is clean inside & out but for name written on title page. Contents include: Elwood Haynes as a Scientist; Establishing the Business, 1912-1920; Blades, Bits, and Rods; The War Years, 1941-1954; Into the Space Age.. Pamphlet. Very Good. Used.


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